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carelessness in a government office,) and various other matters, useful or curious. The museum contains ancient coins, ancient books, and a good geological and mineralogical collection. It was begun between 70 and 80 years ago; and the founder died in 1808. It is preserved, improved and exhibited by his descendants.
The inns of Keswick are numerous. The chief are the Royal Oak, the Queen's Head, and the King's Arms,- all good.
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