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3d, ......34s. Od.
AVERAGE PRICES OF CORN, FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE. -
MARITIME COUNTIES CONTINUED.
Wheat. Rye, Barley. Oats. , Beans Pele, Oatm.
Ts d . I s. d s . d. S. d. s. d. S. d. 8. d.
400 || Suffolk ... 96 5 0 0 35 732 4:39 847 0 0 0
Cambridgo . 87 90 0130 8 23 11 38 4 0 0 0 0
I Cumberland 68 972 0 59 2 2 44 5
0 47 037 415
0 33 4
0 0' 33 8
0 57 4 36
1 36 152 150 850 11 | Denbeigh.87 8. 0058 10
|| Carnarvon 101 0 0 0 620 40
Merioneth, 105 10 0 0.58 841
Pembroke , 917
7 28 0 0
Monmouth 107 1 0 0 44 10 0 0 0 0 0
Devon . 117 4 0 0.58 3 34 4 0 0 0
AN England and Wales.
Oatmeal, 42s. 10d. Beer or Big, Os. Od.
ending July 19.
Average of Scotland for the Four Weeks immediately preceding 15th July. Wheat, 765.9.-Rye, 699.9d.-Barley, 50s. 3d. Oats, 455, 5d.-Beans, 64s. Tod.-Pease, 64s. 9d. Oatmeal, 369. 5d.
--Beer or Big, 46s. 2d.
0 0 0
Average of wheat, £1:15:9:11-12ths.
1st,......40s. Od | Ist,......38s. Od. 3d, .....285. Od. | 3d, ...... Os. Od. | 3d, ...... 28s. Od. 3d, ...... 28s. Od. 3d.......278. Od.
2d,......34s. Od. | 2d, ......336. Od.
1st,...... Os. Od.
Pease & Beans.
1817.] moderately good lamb about 18d. per quarter. tern loaf 14d.-new potatoes 18d. per peck,-beef and mutton 5d. to 7d. per lb.and market, on the 5th instant, oatmeal was 4s. per stone of 17! Ib. avoirdupois, the quarin every other line have full employment, though their wages are still low. In Edinburgh of the revival of our staple manufacture; and happily, it is now certain, that the operatives gone off freely, at more money than it brought last year, which is one of the best proofs lambs in our northern markets have been sold much below the rates of last year. Wool has Register.–Agricultural Report.
London, Corn Exchange, August 4. 1 London Markets continued.
New Rapeseed, per last £30 £32 to £36.-Linseed White Runs.55 to 100 - Tick..... 38
Oil Cake at the mill, £10, 10s. per thousan. Red ditto .. 50 to 95 --Old ..... 48
Rape-Cake, £9 to £10.
Liverpool, August 9.
Wheat, s. d. so d. Rapeseed, p. I. £38 to £10 -Fine... 38 to 41 Pollard, per gr. 22
per 70 libs.
Flaxseed, p.hd. --Potato (new) 37 to 45 -Second .... 14
English.. 8 0 to 13 0 sowing. . 20, 0s. -Old ..... 0 to 0 Bran ...... 8 to 10 -Foreign . . 17 to 41
- new... 0 0 to 0 0 Beans, per quar. s. lo
Scotch .. 0 0 to 0 0 English . .15 0 to 65 0 Beans, pigeon . 40 to 481 Quart. loaf, 151d.
Welch ...00 O Foreign .. 0 0 to 00
7 6 Irish
60 Seeds, &c.-August 4.
... 0 0 to 00
Dantzic . 12 0 to 13 0 Pees, per quar. Mustard, Brown, s. 8. Hempseed, new, s. s. Wismar.. 10 6 to 11 0-Boiling 50 0 to 60
Old, per bush. 14 to 181 per quar. 96 to 105 American. 19 6 to 13 O Rice, p.awt. 30 0 to 31 0 New ditto .. 10 to 16 Cinquefoil.... 28 to 35 Barley, per 60 libs. Flour, English, -Old white .. 8 to 10 Ryegrass(Pace's)28 to 34 English .. 50 to 70 p.280 lb. fine 0 0 to 00 -New ditto .. 5 to 8-Common . . 10 to 25 Scotch .. 5 0 to 6 6 Seconds 00 to 00 Tares ...... 8 to 10 Clover, English,
Irish . . 5 0 to 6 O Irish p. 240 bl. 0 0 to 00 Turip, green
-Red, per cwt. 42 to 98 Malt p.9 gls. 19 0 to 13 6 Ameri. p. bl. 48 0 to 50 round ... 14 to 16 - White.... 42 to 95 Rye, per qr. 35 0 to 10 01- Sour do. 38 0 to 40 0 -White . ... 10 to 14 - For. red ... 40 to 92 Oats, per 45 lb.
Clover p. bush. Red ..... 12 to 15 - White . . . 40 to 90 Eng. potato 4 6 to 50:- White 0 0 to 0 0 -Swedish wh. 0 to 0 Trefoil ..... 6 to 27 -common . 40 to 4 6 - Red . . 0 0 to 0 0
yellow. 0 to 0 Rib grass .... 12 to 40 Irish potato 4 3 to 5 ojoatmeal, per 940 lb. Canary, per qr. 75 to 80 Carraway (Eug.) 48 to 60 - common . 4 0 to 49 English : 46 0 to 180 ---New ..... 45 to 56 -Foreign ... 45 to 54 Welsh potato 0 0 to 0 0 Scotch . .00 to 00 Hempseed .. 115 to 126 Coriander ... 8 to 14 | Foreign .. 40 to 4 6'Irish . .00 to 0
The remarks made in our last Number on the month of June, are in many respects applicable to the month of July. In point of temperature, as well as moisture, there is a striking similarity between July 1816 and July 1817. The mean height of the Therinemeter, during the former, was 55.6, and during the latter 56 nearly-the quantity of rain in the first, 3.8 inches, in the last, 3.2. But the most striking fact in the Meteorological history of the two seasons, and what may perhaps surprise some of our readers, is the comparative quantities of rain that fell during the three months of May, June, and July, taken collectively. That quantity in 1816 amounted to 7.7 inches, but in 1817 it is 10.6. It is at the same time an obvious fact, that vegetation has made much more rapid progress this season than it did last, but it is a fact for which it would perhaps be difficult to # count, unless it be supposed that the unusually high temperature of the spring months raised the temperature of the ground so much as to influence the vegetation of the succeed. ing months. This appears to us a very important point, and one which we apprehend might easily be determined by keeping a regular register of a Thermometer, sunk two o three feet below the surface of the ground.
METEOROLOGICAL TABLE, · Ertracted from the Register kept on the Banks of the Tay, four miles east from
Perth, Latitude 56° 25', Elevation 185 feet.
THERMOMETER. Degrees Mean of greatest daily heat,
Greatest heat, 25th day ............. cold,
Greatest cold, 20th, ... tenperature, 10 A. M. . . 58.226
Highest, 10 A. M. Ist, ... ...... .. 10 P. M. .
Lowest ditto,.. 15th, ... of daily extremnes, .
Highest, 10 P. M. 3d, .... 10 A. M. and 10 P. M.
Lowest ditto, .. 19th, .... 4 daily observations, . .
Inches Inches. Mean of 10 A. M. (temp. of mer, 60). 29.574
Highest, 10 A. M. 24th,
A. 1. 211, . . .
29.582 Highest, 10 P. M. 23d,
Lowest ditto, .. lst, Mean of 10 A. M.
HYGROMETER. . .... 10 P. M. .
9.839 Highest, 10 A, M. 19th, .... both, .
16.806 Lowest ditto, . , 2d, Rain in inches,
3.200 Highest, 10 P. M. 94th, Evaporation in ditt
2.235 | Lowest ditto,... lst, Fair days 13; miny days 18. Wind West of meridian, including North, 18; East of meridia,
including South, 13,
29.88 99.185 99.959
Kept at Edinburgh, in the Observatory, Calton-hill,
M. 5429.558 M, 58
showers. M. 54.666M. 60 UN E. 55 .662 E. 64/
SA N. Fair. .526 E. 62Cble. Fair.
.408 M. 63 Is
ls. w. Fair foren.
rain aftern. Cloudy, with showers. Cloudy, with showers. Rain.
56 S.E. Cloudy.
James Ross, of the Carmarthen, a daughter. May 7. Mrs Hamilton, St Andrew's -8. At Kilbagie, Mrs Stein, a daughter.Square, Edinburgh, a daughter.—22. At Mrs Grey of Millfield-hill, a son.-10. At St Helena, Mrs Vernon, wife of the Rev. Wauchope, Roxburghshire, Mrs Scott of B. J. Vernon, a daughter.—27. Mrs Bell, Wauchope, a son.-21. At Dysart, Mrs 32, St Andrew's Square, Edinburgh, a John Barclay, a son.—23. At Powfoulis, daughter.—28. At Stranraer, Mrs Ross, Stirlingshire, the lady of James Bruce, Esq. spouse to Captain Ross of his Majesty's a daughter. ---Mrs Macknight, Londonship the Driver, a daughter.
street, Edinburgh, a son.-25. Mrs Lyon, June 1. Mrs Guild, Dundas Street, Edin- Forth-street, Edinburgh, a daughter. At hurgh, a son.-3. Mrs John Gibson, Dun- Glasgow, Mrs William Copland, a son.das Street, Edinburgh, a daughter.-5. Mrs At Perth, the lady of James Nairne, Esq. Beveridge, North št James's-street, Edin- of Dunsinnan, a son.—27. The lady of the burgh, a son.-8. At Kemback-house, MrsHon. Lord Cringletie, a son. Macgill, a daughter.-22. At Upper Pol Lately-At Clifton, the lady of the late lock-house, Mrs Forlong, jun. a daughter. William Chisholm of Chisholm, Esq. a 23. Mrs Colonel Munro, George's-square, daughter.--At Wootton-hill, the lady of Edinburgh, a daughter.-26. At Irvine, the Hon. and Rev. T. L. Dundas, a daughMrs Hair, a son.-30. At Geneva, the ter.-In Brunswick-square, London, the Countess of Minto, a son.
lady of Robert Gillespie, Esq. of Montreal, July 2. At Penicuik-house, Lady Clerk, a daughter. a daughter.-5. At Gordon-hall, the lady of Sir James A. Gordon, K.C.B. royal navy,
MARRIAGES. a daughter.-6. At Blandeqnes, in France, January 27. At Madras, Captain John the lady of Lieut.-Col. Cameron, 79th regt. Mayne, of the Hon. Company's ship Bata. a daughter.--7. At Perth, the lady of Capt. via, to Mrs T. E. White, widow of Captain VOL. I.
John White, assistant commissary-general in the Isle of Man, late governor of St He. on that establishment, daughter of the late lena.-24. William M.Leod Bannatyne, Chevalier de Grenier de Fonclane and the Esq. of Bath, third son of the late General present Lady Chalmers.
Bannatyne, to Miss Young, only child of May 29. At Edinburgh, Mr Alexander Captain Young.-26. At London, Captain Stodart, merchant, Edinburgh, to Eliza. William Johnson Campbell, third son of beth, youngest daughter of the late Rev. the late Lieutenant-general Colin Campbell, Thomas Gray, Broughton, Peebles-shire. to Anna Maria, only daughter of the late
June 2. At Aberdeen, John Brand, Esq. Sir Francis Vincent, Bart. of Stoke D'Aber. writer in Stonehaven, to Jane, eldest daugh. non, Surrey.-28. At Airly Lodge, near ter of the late Mr Burnett, writer, Stone. Dundee, William Gourlay, Esq. surgeon is haven.-5. At Edinburgh, Mr Campbell the East India Company's service, to Mar. Winton, to Eliza, eldest daughter of John garet, daughter of Alexander Balfour, mer. Grieve, Esq. Sheriff-hall.-6. At Portobello, chant, Dundee.-29. At Edinburgh, John Mr Simon Kemp of Port-Glasgow, to Gracie, Campbell, Esq. quartus, W. S. to Miss second daughter of the late Alexander Fer. Mary Kirkpatrick Campbell, daughter of ric, Esq. writer in Edinburgh.-9. At Edin. Alexander Campbell, Esq. late of the island burgh, Lieutenant Robert Ford, royal ma- of Tobago. rines, to Miss Euphemia, daughter of John Lately-At Fantington church, John Kermack, Esq. Edinburgh._At Glasgow, Douglas, Esq. of Lockerby, to Sarah, David Bannerman, Esq. Manchester, to youngest daughter of James Sholto Doug. Mary Harrower, eldest daughter of James las, Esq. Denworth, Sussex.-At Kerse, Alexander, Esq. merchant, Glasgow.-14. Robert Walker, Esq. merchant, Falkirk, to At Cronstadt, Russia, Mr Vertue of Great Christina, third daughter of John Borth St Helen's, London, to Erskine C. Booker, wick, Esq.–At Anchorfield, near Edindaughter of John Booker, Esq. British vice burgh, Mr Thomas Proudfoot, formerly of consul at Cronstadt.-16. At Ardtarig, Ar- Liverpool, now merchant in London, to gyllshire, Mr Alexander Brown, purser, Mrs Borthwick, only daughter of Thomas royal navy, to Catherine, eldest daughter of Wilson, Esq. writer, Edinburgh.-At Ber. George Campbell, Esq.-23. At Langley lin, George Sholto Douglas, Esq. secretary l'ark, Captain Robert Rainsay, third son to the British legation, to Miss Rose, eldes of the late Sir Alexander Ramsay of Bal. daughter of his Majesty's plenipotentiary at main, Bart. to Margaret, daughter of the that court.-At Edinburgh, Henry Gorta late Patrick Cruickshank, Esq. of Stra. Dickson, Esq. W. S. to Eliza, second cathro.-30. At Roxburgh Place, Lieut. daughter of the late William Gillespie, E. Angus Macdonald of the 92d regiment, to merchant in Edinburgh.-Lord Viscount Robina, daughter of the late Walter Mac. Ebrington, to Lady Susan Ryder, eldes farlane, Esq. of Ledard.
daughter of the Earl of Harrowby.
DEATHS. Glasgow, the Rev. Archibald M'Intyre, Morch 28.-At St Helena, Mrs Porteous, minister of the Relief congregation, New wife of Henry Porteous, Esq. of the Holl lands, to Miss Mary Lockhart, Glasgow. East India Company's service. 5. At l'encaitland-house, S. M. Threipland, May 14. At Lound, near Retford, aged Esq. late advocate-general in the Hon. the 22, Esther, the wife of John Walker, Esq. East India Company's service, to Elizabeth, This lady fell a victim to a second attack of daughter of the late Walter Campbell, Esq. the small-pox: she took the infection from of Shawfield.-7. At Edinburgh, William
a person affected with the disease, and ex. Black, Esq. of the Devanha brewery, Aber.
posed publicly on the high road. Mis deen, to Miss Dorothea Blair Feild, daugh. Walker's former attack was about sevent ter of the late Dr James Feild, physician at years ago.-19. In Piershill barracks, Edi. Petersburghi, North America.--8. At Mo. burgh, the lady of Major Charles Irvine, a nymusk, Blenry Iveson, Esq. of Black Bank,
the 6th dragoon guards.--20. In the house to Miss Jessie Grant, third daughter of Sir of correction at Durham, where he had been Archibald Grant, Bart.-9. At Glasgow, kept nearly 46 years, a man, usually ca Professor Thomson of Belfast, to Margaret,
t, to Margaret, Dicky, a lunatic, whose real name could daughter of the late William Gardner, mer. never be made out, but which is supp chant.-16. At Edinburgh, Robert Hunter, to have been Richard Williamson. This Esq. advocate, to Catharine, eldest daughter
aughter extraordinary man was first discovered in of Mr Archibald Gibson, W. S.--18. At 1771, in a complete state of nudity, " Leith, James Sluirreff, jun. Esq. merchant,
out building in the fields near Newton-hall, Leith, to Miss Jess Millar, second daughter then the seat of Thomas Liddell, Esq., of Archibald Millar, Esq. merchant there.- has been generally conjectured, that pe 21. At Prestonpans, ll. F. Cadell, Esq. been a lunatic confined in some receptas Cockenzic, to Miss Buchan Sydserff of whence he had escaped. He was never a Rachlaw.-22. At Beth, Major-general Sir either to tell his name, or to give the sm John Buchan, K.C.T.S. to Laura, only est account of himself; nor could any Naughter of Colonel Mark Wilks of Kirby, çovery ever be made where he came true
or to whom he belonged, though from his his Majesty's ship Ramillies.-17. At Bruce. dialect he seemed to have come from some field-house, Clackmannanshire, in the 17th of the southern counties. He was perfectly year of her age, Miss Hannah Dalgleish, harmless, and appeared to have had a good daughter of Lieutenant-Colonel Dalgleish education, from his being able to repeat of Dalbeath.-18. At Edinburgh, Miss many parts of the service of the church, Elizabeth Dundas, daughter of the late Dr particularly the morning service, which he Thomas Dundas.--19. On his passage from frequently did with great propriety. He is Jamaica, Dugald Campbell, Esq. of Saltsupposed to have been 75 or 80 years of spring.–20. At Peers, Salop, aged 75, age.-24. At Glasgow, Lieutenant John Thomas Hill, Esq. third son of the late Sir Ferguson, of the royal Lanark militia. Rowland Hill, Bart. of Hawkstone Park, At Glenlyon-house, Miss Janet Campbell, and uncle of the present Lord Hill.-At daughter of the late John Campbell, Esq. Edinburgh, Mrs H. Kerr, relict of the late of Glenlyon.-At Heckington, Lincolnshire, William Kerr, Esq. of the General PostMr Samuel Jessup, an opulent grazier, of Office.-21. At Greenock, in the 97th year pill-taking memory, aged 65. He lived in of her age, Mrs Barbara M.Pherson, relict a very eccentric way, as a bachelor, without of the Rev. Alexander M.Lend. of the Isle known relatives, and has died possessed of of Skye, and mother of the late Lieutenanta good fortune, notwithstanding a most in Colonel Donald M.Leod of Achagoyle and ordinate craving for physic, by which he St Kilda.-At Kensington Place, Glasgow, was distinguished for the last thirty years of Mr James Buchanan, merchant.-27. At his life. In 21 years (from 1794 to 1816), London, Lady Suttie, wife of Sir James the deceased took 226,934 pills, supplied by Suttie, Bart. of Balgone, M. P.-29. At a respectable apothecary at Bottesford, which Cupar Fife, Captain and Adjutant John is at the rate of 10,806 pills a-year, or 29 Roy, of the Aberdeenshire militia. He has pills each day ; but as the patient began with left a wife and seven daughters to lament a more moderate appetite, and increased it his loss.-At Glasgow, Captain James Soas he proceeded, in the last five years pre- merville, of the royal navy..30. At Banceding 1816, he took the pills at the rate of stead, Surrey, Richard Parry, Esq. one of 78 a-day, and, in the year 1814, swallowed the Directors of the East India Company. not less than 51,590. Notwithstanding this, At Madeira, Captain the Hon. James Arand the addition of 40,000 bottles of mix. buthnot, royal navy. He had gone there ture, and jalaps and electuaries, extending on account of ill health, occasioned by the altogether to 55 closely written columns of wounds which he received while in coman apothecary's bill, the deceased lived to mand of his Majesty's ship Avon. attain the age of 65 years !_29. At Gib. July 1. At Edinburgh, Captain James raltar, D. A. Com. General Walter Por. Nicolson, royal navy.-3. General Philip teous.-31. In the 77th year of his age, Martin, colonel commandant of the 6th James Baird, Esq. of Broompark, formerly battalion of the royal artillery.-4. At Lonof Virginia.
don, William Bruce, bookseller, in the 730 June 5. At Hieres, in the south of France, year of his age. He was in the above line Grace Dundas Rae, eldest surviving daugh for upwards of fifty years, and was much ter of the late Sir David Rae of Eskgrove, respected by all who knew him.--5. At Bart.-6. At Edinburgh, John Thomson, Westfield, near Elgin, Thomas Sellar, Esq. Esq. royal navy.-8. In the Royal Military -8. At Edinburgh, Alexander, and on the Hospital at Fort Pitt, by Chatham, aged 13th, David, youngest sons of Captain Wat. 24, and a native of Leven, Fifeshire, James son, royal navy.--At London, the Right Alexander Oswald, Esq. M.D. The cause Hon. George Ponsonby. He was born on of his death is awfully interesting, and the 5th of March 1755. He was appointed affords a serious warning to all of the me. Lord High Chancellor of Ireland, March dical profession. Being an assistant in the 25, 1806, which office he resigned, and was hospital, whilst dressing a patient labouring latterly member for Tavistock. On the under a mortal disease, he unwarily exposed 18th of May 1781, he married Lady Mary an ulcerated surface to the morbid poison, Butler, eldest daughter of Brinsley, the which, being conveyed into the systein, and second Earl of Belvedere, by whom he had almost imperceptibly creeping up the arm, several children. Mr Ponsonby was, we fixed in the axilla and breast, and put a pe- believe, one of those very estimable characriod to a most painful state of existence, ters who fill a private station in the most under which he had languished for three amiable and exemplary manner, and a pubveeks, notwithstanding every effort of his lic one with propriety and integrity. His medical friends, and the most assiduous talents were more useful than splendid ; attention of James Daese, Esq. of Fort Pitt more suited to the arrangement of affairs, Hospital, one of the most skilful surgeons and the detail of business, and the tranquil of the army.-9. At East Sheen, near Rich investigation of truth, than capable of ob. mond, the Hon. Charles Ramsay, second taining a command over the understanding son of the Earl of Dalhousie.-10. At Edin- of others, of dazzling by their brilliancy, or burgh, John Macfarquhar, Esq. W. S.- controlling by their powers. In truth, he 15. At Edinburgh, in consequence of the was an honest, sincere, steady man; and bursting of a blood vessel, Lieut. Alston, of his eloquence was naturally adapted to the