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o the Rev. George Brown, minister of Glenmuick, 2 Ft. Ensign T. Armstrong, to be Licut. vice presbytery of Kincardine O'Neil.

Wood, prom.

do. do. Lord Archibald Hamilton has appointed, by

George Campbell, to be Ensign, vice Arinmandate, the Rev. - Russell to be assistant and

st ong.

do. do. successor to the Rev. James Craig, minister of 78 Ensign W.J. Cockburnc, to be Lieut. vice Dalserf, presbytery of Hamilt: n.

Sutherland, dead.

I do. du. The Prince Regent has presented the Rev. Peter

V. H. Mairis, to be Ensign, vice Cockburne. Chalmers to the second charge of the church and 83 J. F. Vane, to be Ensign by purchase, view parish of Dunfermline, vacant by the death of the

Cochrane, retires. 20th Mar. 1817. Rev. John Femie.

90 Lieut. J. Taylor, from h. p. 91 F. tu le The Marquis of Abercorn has presented the Rev.

Lieut. vice Hind, dead

do, do, Peter Brewster to the second charge of the abbey 5 C. R. 2d Lieut. Alexander Soutt, from 4 Ceylon parish of Paisley, vacant by the death of the Rev.

Regt. to be 2d Lieut. 25th April 1817. Mr Smith.

R. Art. Brevet Lieut. Col. J. S. Williamson, to be * Lieut. General Campbell of Lochnell, M. P. has

Lt. Col. vice Foy, dead. 24th Mar. 1817. presented the Rev. Hugh Fraser of Oban, to the

Brevet Major J. Caddy, to be Major, vice church and parish of Ardehattan, vacant by the

Williainsun

do. do death of the Rev. George Carspbell.

2d Capt. C. Bridge, to be Capt. vice Caddy. The Duke of Gordon has presented Mr W. Cowie,

do. do. preacher of the gospel, to the church and parish of

1st Lieut. W, Duncan, to be ad Captain. Cabrach, presbytery of Alford, Vacant by the death

vice Conroy, appointed Adjut. 11th do. of the Rev. Mr Gordon.

- P.V. England, to be 2d Captain, The Town Council of Stirling has presented

vice Close, ditto.

do. do. the Rev. George Wright of Markinch. to the first

W. L. Patten, to be 2d Captain, charge of that town and parish, vacant by the death

vice Blackley, ditto.

do. do of the Rev. Dr Somerville,

J. E. Maunsell, to be 2d Captain. The Earl of Honetou has appointed Mr James

24th do Macfarlan to be assistant and successor to the Rev.

W. K. Rains, to be 2d Captain, Henry Sangster, minister of Huinbie.

vice Terrell, dead.

25th do. On Monday, the 17th March, the associate con

2d Cap. John Conroy, to be Adjutant to the gregation of Kinkell gave an unanimous all to Mr

Corps of Artillery Drivers. 11th do. John Craig, preacher of the gospel, to be their

Charles Close, to be ditto. do. do. minister.

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B. Blackley, ditto ditto. do. do, On Sunday, April 6th, the members of the second

Exchanges. congregation of lresbyterians in Belfast, gave an unanimous cal to the Rei. Mr M.Ewen of Kille

Brevet Lieut. Colonel Reynett, from 54 Foot, with I cagh, to be their pastor, in room of the Rev.

Lieut. Colonel Mein, bi p. 52 Foot. Dr H. Drummond, who was some time ago called

Captain Sandersom, from 46 Foot, with Captain to Dublin.

Otway, b. p. 101 Foot
Lieut. Hon. G. Blaquicre, from 4 Dragoon Guards

with Lieut. Slocock, h. p. 14 Font.
III. MILITARY.

20 Lieut. Walsh, tron Ride Brigade, with Ensign Brevet Capt. J. Belches, h. p. 59 F. to be major in Fcopell, h. p. 90 Foot. the Army. 26th Mar. 1817.

Resignations and Retirements.
W . Reid, Royal Eng. to be Major in

Lieutenant Harrison, 20 Dragoons.
the Army.

do. do. - Charles Joncs, from h. p. to be Cap

Ensign Cochrane, 85 Foot. tain, vice Buckley, h. p. 25th do.

Superseded. 20 Cornet Wiliam Webster, to be Lieut. by Ensign Murray, 30 Foot.

. purchase, vice Harrison, retires. 20th do.

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Deaths.
Major General.
Grant, 9 Foot.

| Ens. Curtis, 60 F. 30 Jan. 1817. Haviland Sinith, late of 97 Foot. | H. Beaver, 19 Foot. 13 April.

Quarter-Masts.
Lieut. Coloneli.

F. Fitzgerald, 20 F. 6 Mar. 1817. | Harman, late of Coldstream Foot Foy, Royal Art. 23 Mar. 1817. Murkland, 33 Foot, 1 April. Guards. 25 Mar. 1817. De Belleville, late For. Vet. Bn.! G. M. Ellis, 34 Foot.

Fitton, 35 F. 2 Jan.
Majors.

Whitney, 66 F. 3 June 1816. M'Donald, 66 F. 17 April 1816.
Williams, 86 Foot.
Gun, do. 4 Sept.

Surgeons.
Peddie, Capt. 12 Foot.

M'Lennon, R.Y.Rang. Ja. 1817. Korb, h. p. 49 F.
Captains.

Newman, York L. 1. V. 1 Jan. Jones, Royal York Rangers. Juxon, 3 Foot. 14 Mar. 1817. Wynn, Roy. Art. 10 do.

Tomlinson, h. p. I Gar. Bat. Moir, 22 Foot. 1 April. W. H. Tyler, West London

Assistant Surrati. May, 35 Foot. Feb.

Militia. 4 April. Payne, 3 W. 1. Reg. 19 Feb. 1817 Nealson, 60 Foot. 28 Jan.

Ensigns.

Miscellaneous. Sehroen, do. 31 Dec. 1816. Thornton, 19 F. 6 Sept. 1816. | Dr Wray, Phys. to the Forces. » Thome, 80 Foot. 8 April 1817. 1.C. Smith, 60 F. 16 Jan. 1817. E. O'Reilly, Surgeon to do. Terrell, Royal Art.

ILurting, R. York Rang. Jan. G. M. Searcs, Dep. Purs. do.
Lieutenants,

Adjutants.
Haworth, 17 Dr. 11 Aug. 1816. | Cor. Carey, 17 Dr. 25 Sep. 1816. |

Superannuated Rear Admiral, Richard Dacres

ci Captain, Henry Collins Deacon

Namcs.

Liruirnants.
William N. Glasscock
Granville Thonapsan
Thornas Penberthy
W.P. (roke
William Smail

Revenue Cruisers. -
John Little
John James Hough
Alfred Matthews

Marines.
2d Lieut. William Cupples

IV. NAVAL
Promotions.
Commander,

Surgeon,
Thomas Wentworth Buller

James M.Kerrow
Lieutenant,
| Thomas Edye

Appointments.
Ships.
Names.

Ships.

Marters.
Ganymede
James Allan

Alban
Larne
Thomas Webh

Albion
Lee
Richard Cubison

Pigmy
Pigmy
William Smith (2)

Severn
Rochiort
Henry Jackson

Sydney
Jaines Crawford

lonnant
Hind

Assistant Surgeon S.
Active
David Gellatlie

Alban
Drake
John M‘Kinley

Congo
Michael Quin

Sealark
1 Active

COMMERCIAL REPORT.

COLONIAL PRODUCE. Sugars.-- The quantity of sugars lately arrived is very incon. siderable, and though the stock of old is understood to be much reduced, yet prices continue to decline, and the inarket is very dull. In Refined there has been little variation during the month ; of late some holders have shewn a disposition to reduce their prices, as the demand continues limited. Molasses heavy and declining. A public sale of East India Sugars was brought forward the 29th April ; low white, or fine yellow, all withdrawn at 15s. to 46s. ; much above the market price. Some Brazil Sugars, of uncommon fine quality, have been shown by private contract; for fine white, very strong grain, 59s, was offered and refused. Coffee has been and continues in considerable demand, and large sales have been made, principally for exportation. Cotton. In this article very extensive. sales have been lately effected, and inquiries for exportation continue to be made. What appears a little singular is, whilst the raw material meets a demand exceeding that of any former period, and maintains a price nearly double its fair growing value, compared with that of every other production of the soil, the manufactured articles remain at prices un. precedentedly low. Indigo. An extensive sale, by the East India Company, took place the end of last month ; the prices not generally so high as anticipated, but, on jan. average, may be rated at 9d. to 15d. per lb. above the previous sale. The quantity taken in, however, for account of the proprietors. was considerable. nearly a half of whole sale. Tobacco.---The contract advertised by the French government has excited much attention, and so soon as the particulars are more fully known, an advance in the price of this article is expected. Rum.—A very extensive transaction has taken place in this article, about 3000 puncheons of the strongest Jamaica, and of favourite marks, usual. ly taken for home consumption, having been contracted for, to be taken on arrival. The particulars of the sale have not transpired, but prices are reported to be from 46. to 4s. 3d. -This extensive quantity, withdrawn from the market, with a short import, may proba. by affect the prices. Rice continues to decline, and is offered at very low prices.

EUROPEAN PRODUCE. Hemp, Flax, and Tallow. In these articles little yariation, and the demand very limited. Oils.--Fish still scarce, and prices supported. Cod has been sold at £32.-Olive yery dull. Provisions. Irish continue to go off readily ; pork in considerable request. 17,000 Edam Cheeses, (round Dutch) lately brought forward for sale, went of at 40s. to 52s. chiefly 49s. to 50s. In British Manufactures the demand still continues such as to produce little improvement in prices. In a few parts of the country, we are, however, glad to hear, there is some appearance of revival. The commerce of the port of Newcastle is stated to have materially improved during the last two months, and very considerable exportations of manufactured goods are said to have taken place, not as formerly, upon speculation, but in execution of real orders from the Continent. We also learn from Staffordshire, that its trade and manufactories have revived very considerably of late, particularly the Iron works.

* Premiums of Insurance. There has been little variation during last month at Lloyd's the continental risks may however be stated a little lower ; to Holland, the immediate coast of France, and to Hamburgh, &c. 10s. 6d. to 12s 8d. per cent.

Prices of Bullion-Gold in bars, £3:18:6. New doubloons, £3:15: 6. Silver in bars, 5s. 11d. per oz.

Course of Exchange, 2d May 1817.--Amsterdam, 38 : 6 B. 2 U. Hamburgh, 35:5:26 V. Paris, 24 : 90 : 2 U. Madrid, 351, effect. Cadiz, 35 effect. Naples, 397. Lisbon, 58. Dublin. 104 per cent.

Weekly Price of Stocks from 1st to 30th April 1817.

1st. 1 9th. 1 15th. 22d., 1 29th.

Bank Stock,ramaniamond shut. | 257, 256 255), 255 2513, 2511 251), 251) 3 per cent. reduced.coamnan shut. 721, 71% | 723, 713 713, 714 713, 71 3 per cent. consols,om 723, 713 737, 72 733, 72 | 72, 721 | 72 72 4 per cent. consols,canona shút. | 913, 891 | 90, 89% 89, 88 884, 873 5 per cent. navy ann.mas. 1001, 1001 1031, 102 1031, 102, 1024, 1025 1027, 1025. Imperial 3 per cent. ann. shut. shut. shut. l shut. shut. India stock, monocomanare

shut. l shut. 208!, 207 208! shut. bonds...mmmmmmcod 43, 42pm. 66, 65pm. 62, 60pm. 71, 72pm. | 78s. pm. Exchequer bills, 2ļd. p. day 6, 5pm. 13, 11pm. 13, 10pm. 11, 13pin. 13, töpm.

3d. p. day 13, 11pm. | 23, 21 pm. 20, 18pm. | 21, 20pm. 20, 18pm.

3fd. p. day 13, 5pm, 24, 14pm. 20, 12pm. | 14, 21 pm. 20pm. Omnium joaterasa Consols for acc. me d 73, 713 | 733, 72

73], 72 723, 72 American 3 per cent.......!

61 new loan, 6p.cent.

101, 101: French 5 per cents. worror.

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Prices for Board a British oba

Home Con. Ship for Expor2: t alli

duty paid. Station, SUGAR_Double refined loaves

.20 1 41 a 154. 92 a 105$. Hambro and Turkey do.

112 a 125 68 a 83 Single and powder loaves

106 a 118 Good and fine lumps,

with

1108 a 117 67 a 76 Brown and middling ditto - Muscovado sugars pay a duty of 102 a 106 Crushed lumps10

278. per cwt. and clayed 32s. per
cwt. for refining or home con-

67 Brown candy sumption; and for exportation

13d. 8) a 10d. Molasses . the refined receive a bounty, and

28 a 29s. Moscovadoes--Fine Jam. the raw and clayed a drawback

29

76 a 8350 a 57 equal to the full duty paid for Good do. of other islands

home consumption.

| 78 a 81 40 a 54 Brown and middling

65 a 74 Fine clayed

65 a 70 wa East India-White and fine East India Sugars pay 378. per $5 a 102 48 a 70 • Brown and yellow

cwt. duty.

72 a 811 32 a 44 Havannah_Fine white

a 692 Brown and Yellow -

These are only imported for re

exportation. Being the growth Brazil White and fine of foreign plantations, they are

tood Brown and yellow - subject to such heavy duties as 1 COFFEE-St Dom. mid. & fine

are equal to a prohibition for
home consumption.

70 a 76 Do. ordinary and good

69 a 70 Porto Rico, Hav. and Brazil

166

66 a 72 Cheribon, Java, and Bourbon - 102s. 8d. per cwt.

72 a 76. Mocha - . .

100 a 110.00 Demerara, Dominica, &c. fine

72s. 4d.

85 a 903 Do. ordinary, mid. and good

68 & 76 Jamaica, fine

90 a 1000 Do. ordinary, mid. and good

66 a 80 RUM-Jamaica

11s. 7d. per gal.

2s 10d a 3s10d. Other Islands

2s. 3d. a 2s. 7d. PIMENTO bheem

9\d. per lb. PEPPER-Company's black

72& Privilege and light do.

1s. 10$d. TOBACCO_Fine Virginia

10 a 12 Do. Maryland o g - 3s. 2d.

9 & 12 Ordinary qualities

5 a 8 WINE-Port - £52 10

per pipe of 138 gal.

334. a 501. Sherry - - - - 48 0

126

25 a 56 Madeira

42 5
52 10

38 a 402 Spanish red

48 0 Claret LOTUS 25 10 per hhd. of 60

TUT RICE_Carolina

36s. a 40s. East India Duty free.

26 a 280 COTTON WOOL-Permambu.

1s. 11d. a 2s. Od. Maranham and Bahia 85.7. per 100 lbs. 1

1 10 a 1 10! West India, Demerara, &c. imported in British,

1.7220 Fine Sea Island Portuguese, or A-Z

2, 4 a 28 New Orleans wo merican ships, and

20 a nilu 22 Bowed Georgia 25s. 6d. in others.

18 a 20 Bengal, Surat, and Smyrna

11 a 15 SPICES_Cloves

T . 6s. 7]d.

38 a 4 3 Mace

1 7 0 a 102

9s. 2d. SCOTT Cinnamon - L .

2s.6d.

| 8 10 a 12 0 Nutmegs

5s. 5d.

1 4 3 4 5 9 Cassiano Cassia

£14 per cwt.

107. a 121. 10. TEA-Bohea and com. Congou

per lb. 9 2s. 6d. a 2s. 9d. Congou, middling and good

2 10 4 375 Souchong do. 96 per cent on the

| 3 10 a 46 Twankay - sale price.

2 11 a 3 3 Hyson Skin or Bloom

2 10 a 415 Hyeon, good and fine TALLOW-St Peter. yel. cand. 35. 2d. duty percwt. I percwt. 52s. a 538. ..condo Do. white and soap do. - import. in a British

51 à 52

D anos South American- ship,and3s. 1d.For.

52 a 53 HEMP-- Riga, Rhine, & St Peter. - £9 2 1 BS per ton 407. a 42 321. a 317.

clean & half clean & outshot) - 10 5 10 FS - 39 a 38 29 a 30 Flax PDR. and PTR. .

0 7 11 BS 63 a 67 St Petersburg 12 head . .

0 11 10 SF - 52 a 55 152 a 55

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ALPHABETICAL List of English BANKRUPTCIES, announced between the 1st and

30th April 1817, extracted from the London Gazette. Alder, S. J. & J. Liverpool, merchants

Jones, J. Blackman Street, London, merchant Arkwright, J. Liverpool, wooller Traper

Jame, Ricard, Hamptstead, broker Blackmoor, J. & T. Helmsley, Biackinoor, grocers Jackson, Richard, & John Grahan, jun. ( Battely, W. Maybank, winetinaker

cotton spinners Bell, J. North Shields, brewer

James, Edward, Bristol, timber merchant. Bell, J. Baildon, worsted manufacturer

King, J. Yeuvil, Book eller Bigland, G. Bigland-hall, iron-master

Knott, J. Manchester, manufacturer Blundell, N. W Liverpool, merchant

Lecount, P, Chorles Place, London, watchma
Boardman, J. jun. at G. Alop, Manchester, dealers Leermag, R. Wrty, shol-keeper
Brown, T. & Co. Muscovy Court, Loudon, mer. Lecs, J. Whitchall, Startord, timber merchant,"
chants

Levin, W. L. Jewin Street, London, merchant
Brownson, R. Manchester, calico-manufacturer Little, J. Bales, furmur
Burridge. S. G. Deptfurl, victualler

LOVU, W. Huddersficid, «hop-keeper
Burrows. E. & W. Leeks, millers

Lovegrove, R. Arbertield, farmer Butler, S. Bristol, tallok-chandler

Lilley, Edward, Birininghau, gilt-to

an Biggs, Michael, Maiden Lane, Wood Street, Lon jeweller don, hosier

Lawton, W. Wilmslow, Cheshire, shop-koeper Bower, Warburton, Wilmslow, Chester, cotton Major, T. Osterd, merchant spinner

Makins, W. Southwell, tax-dresser Bosworth, Joseph, Old Court, Hereford, dealer in Manks, J. Leeds, cloth me chant d e s cattle

liaude, W. & E. Otley, bankers Burghart, Claus, Rosemary Lane, East Smithfield, Milbourne, S. Skeme, flax-spinner London, sugar refiner

Manu, Benj. Bishopsgate, London, upholsterer Booth, W. Hall Brige, York, merchant

Mudford, Nixon, The younger, Strand, London, Boume, Edward, Burslem, Stafford, manufacturer umbrella manufacturer of earthen ware

Maun, Joseph, the younger, Temple Sowerby, tanClarke, T.&C. Gray, Keswick, nurserymen

ner Clarke, T. West Pennard, cheese-dealer

Matthewman, John, Qucen Street, Cheapside, LonClay, C. Aston, coachinaker

don, merchant Cohen, E. Brond Street, London, merchant

Neale, J. Wapping, anchor-smith Collet, J. Bishops gate Street, London, merchant Newbold, D. Birmingham, tinplate worker Connard, J. jun. Broomsgrove, needle-maker Newman, 10. Allan, Newgate Street, London, Cooper, H. Purtsea, printseller

print r Cooper, J. H. Lamb's Conduit Street, London, Orme, J. H. Liverpool, brewer • jeweller

Parker, R. Manchester, victualler Coppin, W. North Shields, ship-owner

Parsley, J.G. Great Yarmouth, baker ** Crockett, H. Hampton-in-Arden, farmer

Peet, T. Nottingham, linen draper ! Cull, J. Wareham, brewer

Pendray, W. Bodmin, mercer Cunliffe, J, Manchester, merchant

Penniston, R. & J. Horncastle, brickmakers Corran, R. Pickmore, Liverpool, cooper

Perry, S. C. Birmingham, coal-dealer Dark, S. Heddington, farmer

Phillips, J. Llangattock, Vivon Abel, tinber mer Davy, W. Norwich, guninaker

chant Dow, M. Aston-furnace, papermaker

Piper, W. Hammersmith, barge-builder Dodd, Tho. Stanhope, Durhamn, grocer and linen. Purday, T. Margate, stationer draper

Pullan, Richard, Leeds, inerchant Eady, S. P. Gerrard Street, London, druggist Ratcliffe, E. (Cambridge, shop-keeper Elland, R. Islington, woach-master

Reilly, J. Manchester, merchant Elmitt, W. Peterborough, draper

Ridley, H. Ovington, woodmonger

" Entwisle, Tho. Manchester, fustian manufacturer Rimmer, J. Liverpool, brewer y Enfiel, Wm & John Browne, Norwich, bombareen Roads, Wiliam, Oxford, grocer and cotton manufacturers

Rhodes, John, Stockport, Cheshire, cotton man. Farrant, W. Strand, London, tailor

facturer Farrenden, J. Chichester, tínber merchant

Sadler, F. Wilmslow, calico manufacturer. alope Featherstonhaugh, G. Bishop Wearmouth, coalfitter Saunders, W. Manchester, mercer Fraser, Win, Sloane Street, Chelsea, haberdasher Shaw, J. Pendleton, cotton merchant Grey, J. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, ship-owner

Slack, J. Salford, printer Griffith, J. Tryfan, woollen naanufacturer

Shaw, J. Bond Street, London, carpet manufacturer Grubb, G. Manchester, tailor

Smith, D. jun. and J. Hampshire, Kirkburton, Grunhough, J. Bolton yarn manufacturer

Scribbling, millers Gaunt, Jeremiah, Gildersome Street, Batley, York, Solomon, H. Charing Cross, silversmith merehant

Somersall, J. & G. Walsall, awl-biade makers Greenwood, Robert, Todmorden and Walsden, Lan- Steel, J. Sheflield, grocer " cashire, cotton manufacturer

Steward, T. Brandon, grocer Hagedorn, J. P. H. Old Broad Street, London, Suple, J. B. Bridgewater, linen draper rosa merchant

Sinith, Justin, Bath, broker Hall, T. & J. Malkin, Compton, coachmakers Saver, Thomus, Huntsham, Devon, lime-bumer Harnbling, W. Woten Uuderedge, clothier

Stoneham, Jesse, Beckford Row, Surrey, cheese Hankes, J. Snaith, biady merchant

monger Hatfield, R. Dewsbury, dealer ,

Tarn, M. & S. Leamington, millers Henry, A. Haydon Square, London, merchant Teasdale, R.Cumberland, sheep-dealer Heywood, J. Rusholme, shop-keeper

Thomas, G. Bristol, tu pentine distiller
- Hodgson, G. H. Watling Street, London, inerchant
Hopcott, E Illingswick, erler in wool

Thoinpson, J. Over, salt manufacturer
Horder; S. Haydon Starr, London, music-seller Tomkins, S. Plymouth, draper
Heynes, Stokes, Cheltenham, wine merchant

Trathan, J. J. Falmouth, stationer
Homan, Wm, Barking, Essex, smack-owner and Uhr. A. R. Swan Lane, London, inerchant
tallow-chandler

Verdenholin, Ger. William, White's Yard, 1 Harvey, W. Wymondham, Norfolk, manufacturer mary Lane, London, sugar-refineri Hawkins, W. Bicknell, Warwick, farmer

Wibberley, J. Manchester, draper Holmes, Tbomas, Long Acr', London, coachmaker Wright, A. C. Portsea, merchant Hopkinson, Jo.cpb, Liverpool, merchant

Williams, J. Morgan, Dowgate Hill, London, and Hick, John, Hillhouse, Huddersfield, dry salter *** Amsterdam, merchant Hunt, John, Bishops Sutton, maltster and baker Wilson, John, late of Gibraltar, now of Sydney Jackson, R. Stockport, druggist

Street, Goswell Street Road, London, merchant Jenkins, A. Marshfield, chemist

White, James, Exeter, veterinary surgeon": Johnson, J. jun. Hayden, coru-dealer i

Young, W. Boston, victualior Jones, G. Aston, gurunaker

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ALPHABETICAL List of Scotch BANKRUPTCIES, announced between 1st and 30th

April 1817, extracted from the Edinburgh Gazette.

Cowan, T. jun. Craiguill. Fifeshire, corn merchant Ross, John, Balblair, Ross-shire, distiller Douaids.n, George, Edinburgh, linen and woollen' Swanson, Joha & Co. Glasgow, merchants and draper

grocers Duguid, William, Aberdeen, manufacturer

Stuart, Arthur & Co. Leven Printfield and Glas. Gomunel, Thomas, Kilmarnock, grocer, nursery and gow, calier-printers and inerchants seedsman

Wright, Peter, Glasgow, manufacturer Halket, Sarnuel, Canongate, Edinburgh, brewer Wallace, Robert, Kilmarnock, leather-dealer and Leggat, James, Edinburgh, china merchant

shoonaker Laurie, Joseph & Benjamin, Edinburgh, stocking Wingate, John & Sons, Glasgow, merchants

manufacturers and hosiers Laird, James & Co. Murthill, mill-spinners

DIVIDENDS. Lainont, Peter, Steilaig. Argyleshire, grazier and cat:le-dealer

James Burman, Mill, of Nextyle, payable by WiMackenzie, Alexander, Thomastown of Auchter liam Bett, banker in ('upar. Ingus, 22d May lesa, farmer and cattle-dealer

Alex, Batley, Broomend, payable by Williain Bett, M Lellan. John & Andrew, Lochurnheal, Glenelg, bunker in Cupar-Angus, 17th May wool merchants

James Callum, Auchenblae, merchant, payable by Moore, Alexander, Langholm, merchant and sta the Trustee, 18th June. tioner *

David Jobson, senior, Dundee, merchant, payable Morton, Moses, Arbroath, merchant

by William Bisset, merchant, Dundet, 90d Vay. Munn, Niel, Glasgow, vintner and horse-setter William Smith, West Pans, pottar, payable by Rob Mackenzie, George, of Leckmelm, parish of Loch • ert Strachan, W.S. Edinburgh, 16th May.

brooin, Ross.shire, fish-curer, merchant, and Joha Sibbald & Co. Leith, merchants, payable at eattle-clealer

the office of James Duncan, merchaut, Leith, Ross, Peter, Airdrie, vintner

29th May

AGRICULTURAL REPORT.

SINCE our last Report the wcather has been remarkably favourable to field-work of every kind ; and the seed was never put into the ground with a better prospect of an early and vigorous vegetation. This, however, was much retarded by the want of rain ; and until the 12th instant, when we had plentiful showers, such of the grain-plants as liad appeared above ground shewed symptoms of feebleness in many instances, and later sown fields in general were thinly and irregularly planted. It is well known, that, in this part of the island, wheat suffered more than any other kind of corn last year; yet there is reason to fear, that oats, even when not deficient in weight or in meal, have suffered in such a degree as to impair their vegetative powers. It is certain, at least, that where a comparison has been made between the oats of 1815 and 1816, by sowing both on different portions of the same field, the plants from the seed of the former year are by far the most close and vigorous. There has been a gradual fall in the prices of all sorts of grain for some weeks, particularly of inferior samples; though in the London market, and throughout the whole of England if we may judge from the weekly averages, they have not given way so much as in Scotland, into which very large importations have been made since the beginning of this month.-Cattle, in forward condition, find purchasers ; and grazing lands have been let for the season at the rates of last year, or somewhat more. Wool is expected to improve in value, the import of that article of late not having been so large as formerly. The apprehensions which were once entertained of a great scarcity must now have subsided, for there is no doubt whatever of our having enough of corn to carry us forward to another harvest. Prices, indeed, cannot be low ;--but it deserves to be remarked, that if Government had interfered as on former occasions, by bounties and pro hibitions, and thus sounded the alarm all over Europe, the price of wheat, in particular, would have been higher this year in Britain than it has ever been in the memory of man.

EDINBURGH.—MAY 14.
Wheat. I Barley.

Oats. 1 Pease & Beans.
1st,...... 488. Od. Ist,......36s. Od. | 1st,......36s. Od. Ist,......345. Od.
2d, ......42s. Od. | 2d, ......32s. Od. | 2d, ......33s. Od. | 2d, ......31s. Od.
3d, .......30s. Od. | 3d, ...... 278. Od. 30, ...... 28s. Od. 3d, ......278. Ode

Average of wheat, £1 : 14:7:8-12ths per boll.

HADDINGTON.-MAY 9. Wheat. I Barley. I Oats.

Pease.

Beans. 1st,......45s. Od. 1st...... 40s. Od | 1st,......36s. Od. 1st,......35s. Od. ( Ist, .....35s. Otto 2d,......38s. Od. 2d, ......368. Od. | 2d, ......30$. Od. | 2d, ......30$. Od. | 2d,......30s. Od 3d, ...... 258. Od. 30, ......34s. Od. 3d, ...... 26s. Od. 3d, ......27s. Od. 3d,...... 27s. Ou.

Average of wheat, £1:14:10: 4-12ths. Note.-The boll of wheat, beans, and pease, is about 4 per cent. more than half a quarter,

or 4 Winchester bushels; that of barley and oats nearly 6 Winchester bushels.

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