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Typo: A Monthly Newspaper and Literary Review, Volume 2



Mr Samuel Raynor, paper-maker, New York, died 8th May, in his 78th year.

Mr Samuel D. Warren, papermaker, died at Boston on 11th May, aged 71.

M. Louis Alauzet, a noted manufacturer of printing machines, died at Paris on the 12th May, in his 36th year.

Mr Reginald Shirley Brooks, a sporting writer, eldest son of the late Mr Shirley Brooks, died on the 10th May, aged 33.

A cable message has brought news of the death of the Rev. E. P. Roe, the popular American author.

Mr John Heywood, the well-known printer, publisher, and typefounder, died on the 10th May, after a fortnight's illness, at Stretford, near Manchester, aged 56.

A pioneer journalist—Mr Samuel Revans— died at Greytown on the 14th July, aged 80.

A biographical notice of Mr Revans—who printed the first newspaper in New Zealand —will be found on p. 55.

Mr T. H. Potts, an old Christchurch resident, died suddenly on the 27th July, aged 60. Mr Potts was a prominent citizen and an enthusiastic naturalist, and was widely known by his series of papers entitled « Out in the Open. »

Mr Henry Littleton, head of the music-publishing firm of Novello, Ewer, & Co., died at Sydenham on May 11th, aged 66. He entered the business in 1841 as office-boy, and in 1866 became sole proprietor. Having made a considerable fortune, he retired last year from active participation in the business.

Australian papers record the death, in her twenty-eighth year, of Mrs Boon, nee Dumas, a well known writer and essayist, whose domestic stories under the name of « Louise, » were marked by originality and pathos, and were an attractive feature in more than one Australian serial. She had been only one year married.

Mr Henry Anderson, who has been suffering for some months from cancer in the throat, died in Wellington on the 20th July at the age of 50. Mr Anderson was a trenchant and able writer, and at times fiercely personal. In the course of his chequered career he has been connected with nearly every newspaper in Wellington. He leaves a widow and family.