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dinner to Professor Owen, Professor Forbes, and twenty scientific and literary gentlemen. He was elected a Fellow of the Linnaean Society in 1847, of the Geological Society in 1854, and a member of the Society of Arts in 1846. In Feb. 1868, he went to New York, and lectured on scientific subjects to large audiences in the great hall of the Cooper Union. Soon after- wards he was engaged at a salary of 5000 dollars per annum, to de- vote eight months of his time in each year to making models of extinct animals in the Central Park, New York, and delivering lectures. Mr. Hawkins is the author of ** Popular Comparative Ana- tomy," published in 1810 ; of " Ele- ments of Form," in 1812; of " Comparative View of the Human and Animal Frame," in 1860 ; and in conjunction with Professor Hux- ley, of an " Atlas of Elementary Anatomy," in 1865, and of " Artistic Anatomy of the Horse, Cattle, and Sheep for Art Students."

HAWKINS, CiBSAR Hbnbt, third son of the late Rev. Edward Haw- kins, and grandson of Sir Csesar Hawkins, Ist baronet, some time Serjeant-Surgeon to George II. and III., was born towards the close of the last century. After having been for a few years Lecturer on Anatomy at the school in Great Windmill Street, he was in 1829 elected Surgeon to St. George's Hospital, where he lectured on surgery. He resigned in 1861, was appointed Consulting Surgeon to St. George's Hospital, of which he is a Trustee, was for some years an Examiner in Surgery at the Uni- versity of London, and a member of the Court of Examiners of the Royal College of Surgeons, of which he has twice been President. In 1849 he was chosen to deliver the Hun- terian Oration at the College of Surgeons, when the late Prince Albert honoured the College with his presence. Mr. Hawkms has held several other professional ap-

pointments, such as Preeident of the Royal Medical and Chiror^cal^ and Pathological Societies ,- and on the death of Sir B. Brodie was ap- pointed Serjeant-Surgeon to Her Majesty. He is the author of " Lec- tures on Tumours," and other sub- jects in the Medical Times a«d (hixette, and has been a frequent contributor to the Lancet, and the '♦ Medical and Chinirgical Trans- actions."

HAWKINS, Fbbdbbick W., only son of the late William Hamilton Hawkins, of The Times, was horn in London in 1849. After receiving a liberal education he was taken on the literary staff of that journal. In 1869, at the age of nineteen, he brought out a biography, in 2 vols., of Edmund Eean, which met with considerable success. He acted as dramatic critic of The Times during the last illness of Mr. John Oxen- ford. Mr. Hawkins was formerly one of the proprietors of Hie Tlieatre, This was commenced in January, 1877, as a weekly newspaper; but in Aug. 1878, it appeared in the form of a first-claiBS illustrated monthly magazine and review, de- voted to subjects connected with the stage. In Dec. 1879, The Theatre was sold by its original proprietors to Mr. Clement Scott.

HAWKINS, The Hon. Sm Hbnbt, son of John Hawkins, Esq., of Hitchin, Herts, by Susannali, daughter of Theed Pearse, Esq., of Bedford, was born at Hitchin, in 1816, and educated at Bedford School. Adopting the law as his profession, he entered the Middle Temple, and was a very diligeot Special Pleader before his caU to the bar in 1843 at the Middle Tem- ple. After a year or two he nqndly rose into a very large practice as a junior. He attached himself to the Home circuit, and after he obtained his silk gown, in 1868, he was for many years one of its leaders. He also became a Bencher of the Mid- dle Temple. As a jxmior, Ui, Hawkins was one of the ooonad