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GOODWIN— GOEDON.

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»op7 for him the "Madonna "ST," by Sassoferrato, in the L GuLLery. Mr. Goodman erwards commissioned by [sellency Kno Ta-jen, first

Minister to Great Britain tnce, to paint his portrait, as exhibited at the Boyal jr in 1878, where it attracted able attention. This was I by a likeness of the r*s wife. Among other por- ►y Mr. Goodman may be ed those of Sir Thomas and rassey and family. General oore. Colonel Leyland, Mr.

Collins, and H.E.H. the

Albany.

)WIN, The Eight Ebv. , D.D., Bishop of Carlisle, J Dean of Ely, son of the arles Goodwin, Esq., was

King's Lynn, Norfolk, in id educated privately. En- Oaius College, Cambridge, , he graduated as second er and Smith's Prizeman in 3e was Fellow and Mathe- Lecturer of Ms College, and mt of St. Edward's Church, ige, from 1848 to 1858, dur- \, of which time he held the I Lectureship in the Univer- [e was Dean of Ely from 1869, when he was appointed of Carlisle in succession to Idegrave. He is the author iiemoir of Bishop Macken- Essays on the Pentateuch ;" imentary on St. Matthew, k, and St. Luke ; " " Hulsean s," in 1855-6 ; ** Lectures on irch Catechism;" a "Guide Parish Church," Parish Ser- XJniversity Sermons, &c., I in the Eegion of Science wth," 1883; and of some latical treatises, including imentary Course of Mathe- ' " Mathematical Problems," intary Statics," " Elemen- namics."

DON, The Hon. Sis Arthur ?0N, G.C.M.G., youngest son ge, fourth Earl of Aberdeen,

sometime Prime Minister of Eng- land, by his second wife Harriet, daughter of the late Hon. John Douglas, was born Nov. 26, 1829. In 1864 he was elected in the Liberal interest for Beverley, hav- ing defeated Mr. G. W. Hastings, and he retained the seat until the general election of 1857, when he unsuccessfully contested Liskeard against Mr. Ealph Grey, who was afterwards appointed a Commis- sioner of Customs. Sir Arthur Gor- don was assistant private secretary to his father when Foreign Secretary, and also when Prime Minister ; and he was specially attached to Mr. Gladstone's mission to the Ionian Islands in 1858. He was appointed Governor of New Brunswick in 1861 ; Governor of Trinidad in 1866 ; and Governor of Mauritius in Oct., 1870. In 1871 he was created a Knight Commander of the Order of SS. Michael and George. . When the Fiji Islands were erected into a separate colony, called the "Colony of Fiji,^' Sir Arthur Gordon was apx>ointed its first Governor and Commander-in-Chief, Feb. 4, 1875; also Consul-General and High Com- missioner for the Western Pacific, 1877. He was nominated a Knight Grand Cross of the Order of SS. Michael and George in Aug., 1878 ; and appointed Governor of New Zealand in 1880. Sir Arthur mar- ried in 1865, Eachel Emily, eldest daughter of Sir J. G. Shaw-Lefevre, the Clerk of the Parliaments.

G O E D O N , Majob-Gbneeal Charles Geosoe, C.B., E.E. (Gor- ' DON Pasha), entered the Eoyal Engineers as second lieutenant June 23, 1852, and was promoted to be first lieutenant Feb. 17, 1854. He served in the Crimea from Dec, 1854, to May, 1856, was present before Sebastopol, and was woimded in the trenches. After peace had been made he was employed in sur- veying and settling the Turkish and Eussian frontier in Asia — a work of no little danger and diffi- culty owing to the wild character