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Han-way, Jonas (1712-1786), an English philanthropist and traveller. Having become con. nested with a commercial establishment at St. Petersburg, he undertook a'journey through Russia and Persia (1743-1750), of which he published an account. - He afterwards-settled in London, where he founded the Marine Society, the Magdalen

Charity, and other philanthropic institutions.

Hanway was the first Englishman to use an umbrella, and had an animated controversy with Dr. Johnson on the subject of tea-drinking.