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September 23.

St. Linus, Pope. St. Thecla, 1st. Cent. St. Adamnan, Abbot, A. D. 705.

On the 23d of September, 1751, a man ran, driving a coach-wheel, from the Bishop's-head in the Old Bailey, to the eleventh mile stone at Barnet, and back again, in three hours and fifty-one minutes, having four hours to do it in, for a wager of 50l.*[1]


White Starwort. Aster Dumotus.
Dedicated to St. Thecla.

Notes [all notes are Hone's unless otherwise indicated]:

1. Gentleman's Magazine. [return]