happy returns of the season to all our Friends, Correspondents, and Readers.
Those of the latter class, who have so earnestly impressed upon Us the propriety and advisableness of placing our Advertisements on the outside leaves of each Number, will see that their wishes have at length been complied with. We trust they will be pleased with this change, and receive it as a proof of our readiness to attend to every reasonable suggestion for the improve of "NOTES AND QUERIES." We can assure them that it is no less our desire to do so than our interest.
* * * * *
A STRAWBERRY-HILL GEM.
"Pour qui se donne la peine de chercher, il y a toujours quelque trouvaille à faire, même dans ce qui a été le plus visité.--Henry PATIN.
I take up a work of European celebrity, and reflect awhile on its bibliographic peculiarities--which may almost pass for romance.
It is a Scottish work with regard to the family connexion o