Christian Observer,  1 (1802), 457–58.




Literary Gossip; Reportage


Libraries, Ancient Authorities, Publishing

    States that 'Mr Haiter, Librarian to the Prince of Wales, is employed at Palermo, in unfolding the Papyrus volumes found in Herculaneum. He has discovered the Treatise of Epicurus on the Nature of Things, which has been hitherto known only as the basis of the Poem of Lucretius. This undertaking is at the expense of his Royal Highness. Ten persons are employed under Mr. Haiter, in unfolding MSS.' (457)

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