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Agriculture-Metecrological Table--Bankrupst.

(October 25, 1817. which continue to arrive from various parts of year old Argyllshire brought £.12. These rates salt is to be sold to them only in a' state of brine the country, are still very cheering The Man- are from £.2 to £.4 above the prices of last year. mixed with ashes, or any compost they may chester manufacturers have advanced the wages Sheep were in great demand at an advance of prefer. of their workmen' sixpence on the piece. The 4s. ; corrent rates 15% to 21s. The cause to trade in Yorkshire is very brisk in woollens and which the rise is chiefly ascribed is the remark.

METEOROLOGICAL TABLE, common cloth, particularly the latter. All hands ably fine crop of turnips. Fat cattle sold readi.

Extracted from the Register kept on the Banks of are now employed, and we understand the clothly at from 7s. to 9s a stone, but these were

the Tay, four miles east from Perth, Latituie is principally for the Russian army.

nearly the rates of last year. The demand for
horses was rather languid, and prices were little

56° 25', Elevation 185 feet. From 17th Sep

tember to 16th October 1817, inclusive. or nothing up. A correspondent who had visit: AGRICULTURE, &c. ed the fair, states, that sheep which at the last

Means. At the Agricultural meeting held in Klgin tryst did not bring more than 16s. were pur.

THERMOMETER. Degrees, on the 26th of Sept. Mr Coke, in one of his ad- chased with avidity at 20r. ; and that such was

Mean of greatest daily heat,

53.600 dresses, expressed himself so much pleased with the immense quantity of stock, that the lonning

cold,

41.233 the intelligence of Scots farmers in general, between Lamberton and the place where they

temperature, 10 A. M.

49.050 their anxiety for information, and their coin. were shewn, was completely blocked up for two

10 P. M.

44.800 plete freedoin from prejudices, that, he said, he hours.

of daily extremes,

47.416 would be inost happy to contribute, by any means Balinasloc Great Fair in li cland. This fair

10 A. M. and 10 P. M.

46.925 in his power, to promote the knowiedge of some has proved extremely favourable. Nearly every

4 daily observations,

47.170 parts of their practice in Norfolk, which, on beast exhibited was purchased, and the prices,

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Inches. comparison, he thought superior to those he bad in general, were full 25 per cent. higher than

Mean of 10 A. M. (temp. of mer. 53), 29.912 seen in Scotland. He concluded that address by those of last year. The greatest demand was

10 P. M. (temp. of mer. 52) 27.912 this flattering and very handsome proposal for black cattle, and the advance upon that

both (temp. of mer. 52.) 29.908 “ That if this respectable Society chose to send species of stock, of which there is rather a scar:

Extremes. a deputation of two or three members to Holk- city in the country, was even greater than a

Degrees. ham, he should devote ten or fourteen days of fourth.

Greatest heat, Sept. 17th,

66.500 his tiine to show them every thing in Norfolk At Carlisle fortnight fat-cattle market, on

Greatest cold, Oct. 3d,

29.000 deserving notice, and that he thought they Thursday week, there was a numerous supply Highest 10 A. M. Sept. 19th, 63.000 would find many things in their practice of hus. Lof both cattle and sheep, of excellent quality: Lowest.ditto, Oet 4th.

39.000 bandry, in the breeding and rearing of stock, and they were not all sold. yet those that were, feich- Highest 10 P. M. Sept. 19th

56,000 in their improved implements, which might be ed good prices. Beef, on an average, about 6s.

Lowest ditto, Oct., 4th,

34,500 well worth the attention of the club." The 9d. per stone ; and mutton 6s. per stone, sinking

Inches. Marquis of Huntly complimented Mr Coke ou the offal.

Highest 10 A. M. Oct. 5th,

30.350 bis liberality and devotion to the great interests Sales by auction, of farming stock, crop, &c.

Lowest ditto. S.pt. 26th,

28.680 of agriculture, and with a noble generosity, pe during the last month, and up to this date, in

Highest. 10 P. M. Oct. 5th,

30 345 culiar to himself, said, “ If the Morayshire Far. Cumberland, have been very good. Stock, crop,

Lowest ditto, Sept. 25th.

28.890 mer Club deterinine on sending such a deputa. &c. sold now, on three months credit, has tion, he would inost readily subscribe one hun. brought 30 per cent. more than six months have dred guineas towards the expence of it. Mr done for the last two years.

BANKRUPTS, Coke also generally invited any member of the The ports continue open to the free importa

With times and places of mectings of creditors to Society whose business or pleasure might lead tion of foreign wheat, flour, barley, and oats,

choose factors and trustees. him to Norfolk, to visit him, and said, that from all places, and under any flag, till the 15th Francis Bowie, Tardours, parish of Muirkirki every attention to explain the operations and November next. The ports are shat against the in MVitle's Inn, Cumnock, on the 224 October inodes of culture, on his own farm, and in his import of beans and pease from any place what. and 6th November, at 12 o'clock. neighbourhood, would be given.

ever ; and sbut against the import of rye from William Angus, vintner and horse. setter After the late severe equinoctial storm, we ports between the Eyder and Bidassoa; the im Glasgow : in the King's Arms Inp there, on have had, during last week, the most favourable port of rye from the Baltic, and more distant 31st October and 21st November, at 1 o'clock.. weather for the harvest and the operations of the ports, is still free.

James Reith, merchant, Edinburgh; in the farmer; and a great deal has in consequence It bas often been said by judges of stock, that Royal Exchange Coffee-house there, on 201h been done in cutting the crop, and bringing it the sale of lean cattle was always ruled by the October and 7th November, at 2 o'clock. into the stack-yard, in the best order. From fat, but this season has proved the reverse. Examinations. Ewen M.Master, cattle-dealother parts of the country, and also from Mo- Lean canle are expocted to continue on the ad- er, Traigh of Moror: in the Court House, Fort ray and Bantt' shires, our reports are very dif. vance this year ; and the only reason which can William, on 27th October and 11th November ferent. The bear and barley is mostly in the be assigned for it is, the abundant crop which at 12 o'clock. yard, and in good condition ; but a considerable

every country has been blessed with. When a William Middleton, merchant, Glasgow : in escent of oats has been much injured by the late farmer has plenty of hay, grass, and straw, he the Sheriff clerk's Office there, on 30th October frosts. There has been little ripening weather may safely speculate in the purchase of cattle to and 13th November, at 11 o'clock. for the last three weeks, and there is now no consuine it.

James Largie, merchant and ship owner, chance of farther filling. From these circum. Lean pigs, at this time, are selling very high Johnshaven, in the Court-room, Stonehaven, on stances there will be a deficiency of good seed throughout the northern counties, vizs about 3s. the 28th October and: 12th November, at 12 in these districts next season.berdeen Journal. per stone: the reason assigned for this is, that a o'clock.

With the exception of a few fields that were brisk demand for dry bacon is soon expected. William Hislop, corn-merchant, &c. at Maxdestroyed by the grub-worm and afterwards re. At Cookermouth umuat Michaelinas fair, on weltown, in the Couri-room, kirkcudbright, on sown, the corn of all descriptions in the Lowlands Friday last, the show of cattle and horses was 25th October and 16th November, at 12 o'clock. from the Nith to the Surk may be considered much fewer in number and inferior in quality Offers of Composition, and Meetings to decide. as cut, and a great portion has been placed un to what has been for many years past : but the John Rutherford, jun. merchant tailor, Kelso : der cover in fine order ; but in the higher lands demand was brisk, and prices on the advance : in Lauder's Inn there, on 6th November, at 12 in the same district there is a considerable quan- fat about 78. per stone of 141bs. sinking offal. o'clock. tity still standing-Carlisle Putriot.

Penrith fat-cattle market was held on Tues- James White & Co. merchants, Glasgow : in Tryst at Palkirk-Monday week the demand day week, when between 900 and 1000 fat sheep the Chambers of Macpherson and Maclachlan, for lean black cattle, was brisker than it erer was were shewn--those in good condition sold well writers there, on 6th November, at 12 o'clock. known since the removal of the market from A great number of buyers from Whitehaven, William Maclure, merchant: Kirkcudbright:Doune. Almost all the beasts of this descrip- Liverpool, Skipton, Kendal, &c. attended. in Malcolmson's Inn there, on 8th November at tion were bought up by the English dealers be. There was also a large show of cattle.

12 o'clock fore the regular commencement of the fair. By an act passed in the last session of Parlia- Hugh Turnbull, merchant; Paisley : in the Prices rose fully 50 per cent. Two-year old mnent, farmers are allowed the liberty to have Abercorn Inn there, on 10th November, at 1 slots sold at from £.5.10 2.8, and some three. 'salt, duty free, for inasuring land, but which o'clock.

October 25, 1817.)
British Legislation - Births-Marriages.Deaths.

95 Samuel Halket, brewer, Edinburgh ; in the ) The salaries of the abolished offices to make part

MARRIAGES. Royal Exchange Coffee-house there, on 30th of the consolidated fund.

Sept. 23. At Edinburgh, George White, Esq. October, at 1 o'clock.

LXII. To abolish certain offices and regulate surgeon, to Eliza, only daughter of the late John Robert Burgess, merchant, I.erwick ; in the certain other offices in Ireland. July 7. Copland, Bsq. of Minnygap. Royal Exchange Coffee-house, Edinburgh, on The offices abolished by this act on the termi- Oct. 10. At Edinburgh, Mr W. Tennant, of 29th October, at 1 o'clock

nation of existing interests, are the following:- the Custom house, to Marion, only daughter of M“Allaster and Duncan, merchants, Glasgow ; Surveyor General of Crown Lands; Keeper of the deceased Captain Robert Gairdner, of the in the Office of John Ferguson, writer there, on Records in the Bermingham Tower; Keeper of Hon. East India Company's Artillery. I st November, at 12 o'clock.

Records of Parliament ; Clerk of the Paper Of- 13. At Hawkhill-house, Thomas Kay, Esq. Robert Gun and Son, dyers, Brownfield of fice ; Accountant to the Board of General Offi- merchant, Rotterdam, to Miss Henrietta Sophia Glasgow : in the office of Peter Stewart, writer, cers ; Secretary to the said Board ; Corrector Cassels, youngest daughter of the late Andrew Glasgow, on 30th October, at 12 o'clock. and Supervisor of his Majesty's Printing Press ; Cassels, Esq. of Leith.

James Christie, grain-dealer, Mill of Lyde; Compiler of the Dublin Gazette ; Master of the At Govan Bank, Mr Robert Gibb, merin Turner's Inn, Brechin, on 1st November at Revels ; Seneschal of his Majesty's Manors; ac- chant, Glasgow, to Aune, eldest daughter of 11 o'clock.

countant General; Supervisor of Accounts in the John Hamilton, Esq. wood-merchant there. States of Affairs und Dividends.-Wm. Rid. Barrack department; and Barrack Master of the 14 At Linlathen, Charles Stirling, Esq. merdell, glue inanufacturer, Glasgow : lie with Su- Royal Barracks.

chant in Glasgow, to Christian, daughter of the therland Sanders, accountant there, till 20th The salary of she following offices is abolished late David Erskine, Esq. clerk to the signet. November. No dividend.

by this act after the termination of the existing At Glasgow, Mr Duncan M.Kellar, merAberdein, Mac Kattie, and Co. merchants, A- interests :--Constable of the Castle of Limerick, chant, Greenock, to Miss Catharine Angus of berdeen, as a company, and Robert Aberdein, Castle of Dublin, and Castle of Castlemain.. Glasgow. John MacKattie, William Aberdein, and Sum. The following are to be regulated after the 16. At the lady's house, in Montague square, Johuston, the individual partners : lie with the termination of the existing interests :-Muster London, Rear Admiral Sir Phillip Durham, respective trustees till 18th November, when a Master General ; Pratique Master of the Port of K. C. B. to Miss Henderson, daughter of Sir dividend will be paid to the creditors of the Dublin, and Storekeeper of the Customs of that John Henderson, Bart. Company only.

port. The savings arising by new regulations 14. At Edinburgh, Mr Robert Cadell, book. James Brown,, merchant, Alyth : lie at the for the establishment of such offices to go to seller, to Elizabeth, eldest daughter of Archibald counting-rooia of James Duncan, jun. manufac the consolidated fund. Persons belonging to Constable, Esq. turer there, till the 30th November, when a di- the said offices when regulated to be incapable 16. At Carlislea Charles Tawse, Esq. W. S. vidend will be paid.

of sitting in parliament. The office of Keeper to Sarah Harriet, only daughter of the late Sandeman and Co. merchants, Glasgow, and of the Privy Seal in Ireland shall in future be John Connel, Esq. of Carlisle. Sandeman, Halket, and Co. also merchants granted during pleasure, and held by the Chief 17. At Clyde Bank, near Dumbarton, Mr there, and William Sandeman, merchant, Glas- | Secretary.

John Pollock, insurance-broker, Edinburgh, to gow, and John Halket, merchant in Glasgow

Margaret, only daughter of the late Mr James and Deinerary : lie with William Carrick, ac.

Symington, bookseller, Edinburgh.

BIRTHS. countant, Glasgow, till 29th November, when a final dividend will be paid. 1817. Ang. 16. At Quebec, the Lady of Wm.

At Albany street, North Leith, John Ro.

bertson, Esq: merchant; Leith, to Margaretta James Brown, writer there, till 25th November, thew Bell, Esq. a son. George Paton, tobacconnist, Ayr : lie with Scott, Esq. younger of Wooll, a son.

Oct. I. At Sanson House, the lady of Mat.

Elizabeth, daughter of J. J. Lin. Moller, Esq.

London. 'when a dividend will be paid. David Jobson, sen. merchant, Dundee ; lie 2. At Edinburgh, the lady of John Corsar, of the Dumfries-shire inilitia, to Miss Lawrie,

29. At Langholm, Lieutenant David Maxwell, with William Bisset, merchant there, till 22a Esq. a still-born child. Noveinber, when a dividend will be paid.

5. At London, the Right Hon. Lady Caro. daughter of the late Rev. Mr Joha Lawrie,

Ewes. line Ann Macdonald, of Clanronald, a daugh.

At London, Edmund Antrobus, Esq. nephew At Barjarg, the lady of Wm. P. Hunter, daughter of the Hon. Hugh Lindsay, of Plais

of Sir Edmund Antrobus, Bart. to Anne, only Esq. a daughter. Acts passed in the fifth Session of the fifth Parlia.

7. At Aberdeen, Mrs Burnet of Park, a

tow-Lodge, and niece to the Earl of Balcarras. ment of Grcat Britain and Ireland.

and Countess of Hardwicke. daughter. Act LX. To regulate certain Offices in the 8. At Dunbar, the lady of Mr George Sandi.

At Hermand, John Fullarton. Esq. Advocate, Court of Exchequer in Englanri July 7. lands, a son.

to Georgina Hay, youngest daughter of the late From and after the termination respectively

Jarnes M.Dowall, Esq. merchant in Glasgow..

9. At Kelly, the lady of the Hon. Colonel of the present existing interests in the under Ramsay, a daughter.

At the manse of Westray, Robert Pringle, mentioned offices, viz.-King's Remembrancer, 10. At York Place, Mrs Hunt of Pitten. Lsq. of the Excise, Orkney, to Eliza, daughter Clerk of the Pleas, Clerk of the Pipe, Comp. crieff, a son.

of the Rev. Spence Oliphant, Largo. troller of the Pipe, Marshal, Foreign Apposer; 11. Elizabeth Rutherford, wife of John Mac. Surveyor and Receiver General of Green Wax; Lagan, wheel-wright, Aberfeldy, a very poor

DEATHS. Lord Treasurer's Remembrancer, Clerk of Fo. man, was delivered of a boy and two girls. One Feb. 10.: At Bombay, in Colonel Smith's . reign Estreats, Clerk of the Nichells, Comptrol of the girls died a few seconds after birth; the camp, Major Ales. Campbell of the 9th regi. ler of First Fruits; and in the Alienation Office others, with the mother, are doing well,

ment Bombay Native Infantry, son of the late three Commissioners, the Receiver General, two 14. At York, Mrs Milner of Nunmonkton, a Mr John Campbell, surveyor of customs at " entering Clerks, Master in Chancery, and the

Perth. Solicitor of the Exchequer-such offices are to

He was unhappily killed by his horse 16. In North Queen Street, Glasgow, Mrs falling with him, when on a party enjoying the be executed in person and not by deputy; and Andrew Hamilton, a daughter.

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sports of the field, of which he was passionately as they become vacant, the duties, einoluments, The lady of Lieutenant-Colonel Sir Hew fond. and establishments to be regulated by the Trea- Dalrymple Ross, K. C. B. of the Royal Horse Sept. 18. At Banff, aged 56, John M'Leod, sury. The fees at present charged to be appli- Artillery, a son.

Esq. Lieutenant R. N. cable to the payment of salaries, and the residue 17. At Old Aberdeen, Mrs Colonel Forbes, a 21. At Petersburgh, of a lingering illness, to form part of the consolidated fund. daughter.

Duke Julius De Polignac, a nobleman long disLXI. To abolish the Offices of the Warder:s, 18. Mrs Russell, 95, George street, a son. tinguished for his strong attachment to the unChief Justices, and Justices in Eyre, North and 23. The lady of Robert Ogle, Esq. of Elsing | fortunate Louis XVI, and his illustrious family. South of Trent. July 7. ham, a son.

26. Al Craigthornhill, parish of Glassford, The above mentioned, offices to be abolished At Clifton, the Marchioness of Bly, a son. the Rev. James Russel, Townhead, Mearns. on the termination of the existing interests, and At Lausanne, the lady of Lieutenant-Colonel For several years he was minister of the associ. the duties to be performed by the first commis. | Wauchope, a daughter.

ate congregation at Torphichen, in the county sioner of his Majesty's woods, forests, and land At Mount Charles, Mrs Major Davidson, a of Linlithgowe reveniles, who is not to receive any emolument.

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Agriculture-Meteorological Tablo-Bankrupst.

(October 25, 1817. which continue to arrive from various parts of year old Argyllshire brought £.12. These rates salt is to he sold to them only in a' state of brine the country, are still very cheering. The Man- are from £.2 to £.4 above the prices of last year. mixed with ashes, or any compost they may chester manufacturers have advanced the wages Sheep were in great demand at an advance of prefer. of their workmen' sixpence on the piece. The | 4s. ; corrent races 15. to 215. The cause to trade in Yorkshire is very brisk in woollens and which the rise is chiefly ascribed is the remark.

METEOROLOGICAL TABLE, common cloth, particularly the latter. All hands ably fine crop of turnips. Fat cattle sold readi.

Extracted from the Register kept on the Banks of are now employed, and we understand the clothly at from 7s. to 9s. a stone, but these were

the Tay, four miles east from Perth, Latituie is principally for the Russian army.

nearly the rates of last year. The demand for
horses was rather languid, and prices were little

56° 25', Elevation 185 feet. From 17th Sip

tember to 16th October 1817, inclusive. AGRICULTURE, &c.

or nothing up. A correspondent who had visit.
ed the fair, states, that sheep which at the last

Megns.
At the Agricultural meeting held in Klgin tryst did not bring more than 16s. were pur.

Degrees, on the 26th of Sept. Mr Coke, in one of his adchased with avidity at 20s. ; and that such was

Mean of greatest daily heat,

53.600 dresses, expressed himself so much pleased with the immense quantity of stock, that the lonning

cold,

41.233 the intelligence of Scots fariners in general, between Lamberton and the place where they

temperature, 10 A. M.

49.050 their anxiety for information, and their coin. were shewn, was completely blocked up for two

10 P. M.

44 800 plete freedom from prejudices, that, he said, he hours.

of daily extremes,

47.416 would be inost happy to contribute, by any means Balinasloe Great Fair in Ji cland. This fair

10 A. M. and 10 P. M.

46.925 in his power, to promote the knowicdge of some has proved extremely favourable. Nourly every

4 daily observations,

47.170 parts of their practice in Norfolk, which, on beast exhibited was purchased, and the prices,

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Inches. coinparison, he thought superior to those he had in general, were full 25 per cent. higher than

Mean of 10 A. M. (temp. of mer. 58), 29,912 seen in Scotland. He concluded that address by those of last year. The greatest demand wils

10 P. M. (temp. of mer. 52). 27.912 this flattering and very handsome proposal, for black cattle, and the advance upon that

both (temp. of mer. 525) 29.908 " That if this respectable Society chose to send species of stock, of which there is rather a scar:

E.xtremos. a deputation of two or three members to Holk- city in the country, was even greater than a

THERMOMETER Degrees. ham, he should devote ten or fourteen days of fourth.

Greatest heat, Sept. 17th,

66.500 his tiine to show them every thing in Norfolk

At Carlisle fortnight fat-cattle market, on

Greatest cold, Oct. 3d,

29.000 deserving notice, and that he thought they Thursday week, there was a numerous supply Highest 10 A. M. Sept. 19th,

63.000 would find many things in their practice of hus. Lof both cattle and sheep, of excellent quality :

Lowest ditto, Oeta 4th,

39.000 bandry, in the breeding and rearing of stock, and they were not all sold. yet those that were, feich- Highest 10 P. M. Sept. 19th,

56,000 in their improved implements, which might be ed good prices. Beef, on an average, about 6s.

Lowest ditto, Oct. 4th,

31,500 well worth the attention of the club." The 9d. per sione ; and mutton 6s. per stone, sinking

Inches. Marquis of Huntly complimented Mr Coke on the offal.

Highest 10 A. M. Oct. 5th,

30.350 bis liberality and devotion to the great interests Sales by auction, of farming stock, crop, &c.

Lowest ditto, pt. 26th,

28.680 of agriculture, and with a noble generosity, pe, during the last month, and up to this date, in

Highest. 10 P. M. Oct. 5lb,

30 345 culiar to himself, said, “If the Morayshire Far. Cumberland, have been very good. Stock, crop,

Lowest ditto, Sept. 25th:

28.890 mer Club determine on sending such a deputa. &c. sold now, on three months. credit, has tion, he would inost readily subscribe one hun brought 30 per centmore than six months have

BANKRUPTS, cred guineas towards the expence of it. Mr done for the last two years. Coke also generally invited any meinber of the The ports continue open to the free importa

With times and places of meetings of creditors to Society whose business or pleasure might lead tion of foreign wheat, flour, barley, and oats,

choose factors and trustces. him to Norfolk, to visit him, and said, that from all places, and under any flag, till the 15th Francis Bowie, Tardours, parish of Muirkirk: every attention to explain the operations and November next. The ports are shut against the in M Vitie's Inn, Cumnock, on the 22d October modes of culture, on his own farm, and in his import of beans and pease from any place what- and 6th November, at 12 o'clock. neighbourhood, would be given.

ever ; and sbut against the import of rye from William Angus, vintner and horse . setter, After the late severe equinoctial storm, we ports between the Eyder and Bidassoa: the im Glasgow : in the King's Arms In there, on have had, during last week, the most favourable port of rye from the Baltic, and more distant 31st October and 21st November, at l' o'clock. weather for the harvest and the operations of the ports, is still free.

James Reith, merchant, Edinburgh; in the farmer; and a great deal has in consequence It bas often been said by judges of stock, that Royal Exchange Coffee-house there. on 201h been done in cutting the crop, and bringing it the sale of lean cattle was always raled by the October and 7th November, at 2 o'clock. into the stack-yard, in the best order. From fæt, but this season has proved the reverse.- Examinations. Ewen M.Master, cattle-dealother parts of the country, and also from Mo- Lean cattle are expected to continue on the ad-er, Traigh of Moror: in the Court House, Fort ray and Bantt' shires, our reports are very dif.vance this year ; and the only reason which can William, on 27th October and 11th November ferent. The bear and barley is mostly in the be assigned for it is, the abundant crop which at 12 o'clock. yard, and in good condition ; but a considerable every country has been blessed with. When a William Middleton, merchant, Glasgow: in extent of oats has been much injured by the late farmer has plenty of hay, grass, and straw, he the Sheriff clerk's Office there, on 30th October frosts. There has been little ripening weather may safely speculate in the purchase of cattle to and 13th November, at 11 o'clock. for the last three weeks, and there is now no consuine it.

James Largie, merchant and ship owner, chance of farther filling. From these circum. Lean pigs, at this time, are selling very high Johnshaven, in the Court-room, Stonehaven, on stances there will be a deficiency of good seed throughout the northern counties, viz: about 3s. the 28th October and: 17th November, at 12 in these districts next season.--Aberdeen Journal. per stone: the reason assigned for this is, that a o'clock.

With the exception of a few fields that were brisk demand for dry bacon is soon expected. William Hislop, corn-merchant, &c. at Maxdestroyed by the grub.worm and afterwards re- At Cookermouth unnual Michaelinas fair, on weltown, in the Court-room, Kirkcudbright, on sown, the corn of all descriptions in the Lowlands Friday last, the show of cattle and horses was 25th October and 16th November, at 12 o'clock. from the Nith to the Sark may be considered much fewer in number and inferior in quality Offers of Composition, and Meetings to decide. as cut, and a great portion has been placed un. to what has been for many years past : but the John Rutherford, jun. merchant tailor, Kelso : der cover in fine order ; but in the higher landsdemand was brisk, and prices on the advance : in Lauder's Inn there, on 6th November, at-12 in the same district there is a considerable quan- fat about 78. per stone of 141bs. sinking offali o'clock. lity still standing. Carlisle Putriot.

Penrith fat-cattle market was held on Tues- James White & Co. merchants, Glasgow : in Tryst at Falkirk-Monday week the demand day week, when between 900 and 1000, fat sheep the Chambers of Macpherson and Maclachlan, for lean black cattle, was brisker than it erer was were shewn--those in good condition sold well. writers there, on 6th November, at 12 o'clocki known since the removal of the market from A great nuinber of buyers from Whitehaven, William Maclure, merchant; Kirkcudbright:Doune. Almost all the beasts of this descrip- Liverpool, Skipton, Kendal, &c. attended.in Malcolmson's Ion there, on 8th November at tion were bought up by the English dealers be. There was also a large show of cattle.

12 o'clock. fore the regular commencement of the fair.-1 By un act passed in the last session of Parlia- Hugh Turnbull, merchant, Pajsley : in the Prices rose fully 50 per cent. Two-year old ineni, farmers are allowed the liberty to have Abercorn Inn there, on 10th November, at 1 stots sold at from £.5 to £.8, and some three. 'salt, duty free, for inanuring land, but which o'clock.

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Haddington, Oct. 17. and each of his delightful illustrations a material wife of William Rutherford, Esq. sheriff-c'erk of step in his reasoning. 'To himself it seemed al-ket, which met with a brisk sale ; prices consi

There was a small supply of Wheat"in mar. Roxburghshire, and daughter of the late Henry ways as if they were recommended rather for derably higher than last day ; best old 40s. cur. Hardie, Esq. merchant, Glasgow.

their use than their beauty. And unquestion rent prices from 21s. to 375. ; best new 496 - At lastfield, Berwickshire, Miss Jessie ably they often enabled him to state a fine argu- current prices from 33s. to 35s. Barley 1s. 6d. Johnston, second daughter of Mr Johnston, ment, or a nice distinction, not only in a more lower than last day ; best 30s. current prices farmer there.

striking and pleasing way, but actually with from 23s. to 27s. 6d. One parcel of old Oats Oct. 2. John Grey, Esq. of Middle Ord. greater precision than could have been attained in market, whicb sold at 285 6d. ; new ditto

- At Crief, John Murray, Esq. of Arbinnie, by the severer forms of reasoning. In this ex- Is. 6d. lower than last day; best 29s, 6d. cur. Lieutenant of the Royal Navy, and marine sur- traordinary talent, as well as the charming faci. rent prices from 21s. lo 28s. Pease and beans veyor to the Board of Admiralty. During a lity of bis eloquence, and the constant radiance from 24s. to 30s. long and valuable service, this excellent officer of good humour and gaiety which encircled his made some important discoveries on the coast of manner in debate, he had no rival in his own Wheat. | Barley | Oats. | Pease. Beans. New Holland, and surveyed and drew plans of times, and has yet had no successor. As a poli. First 40s 0d - Od 28s 6d | 30s Od 30s Od the principal harbours of the kingdom.

tician, he was eminently distinguished for the Secd. 37s Od $0d | - Od | 278 Od 27s Od 5. At Edinburgh, James, only son of the late two great virlues of inflexible steadhiess to his Third 33s Od Od 1 Od 24s Od 24s Od Mr Patrick Erskine, surgeon.

principles, and invariable gentleness and urbani5. At Edinburgh, Mr Patrick Stevenson, City ty in bis manner of asserting them. Such, in- Wheat. | Barley Oats. | Pease. Beans Chamberlain's Office. deed, was the habitual sweetness of his temper, First 49s Od 30s Od | 295 od

- Od

- Och 6. At Annan, Walter Bell, Esq. of Netheral. and the fascination of his manners, that though Secd. 42: 0d 265 Od

25s 6d

- Od bie, some time writer in Edinburgh. placed by his rank and talent in the obnoxious Third 34: Od 22s Od 20s Od | -- Od

-Od 18. At Hermand, George Graham, the infant station of a leader of opposition at a period son of Thomas Maitland, Esq. younger of Dun. when political animosities were carried to a la- sold thus :

732 Bolls of Wheat in market, whereof 649 drennan, advocate.

mentable height, no individual, it is believed, 14. At Tayfield house, George Berry, Esq. of

10 at £.2 9 020 at £.1 19 6/18 at £.1 10 6 was ever known to speak or to think of him Tayfield, in the 93d year of his age.

11... 2 7 0 32
...1 18 0 14

1 10 0 with any thing approaching to personal hosti

2 ... 2 6 0 70 1 17 0 9...

1 80 At Colinton, Mas Jamieson, wife of Tho-lity. He possessed, in an eminent degree, that

48 2 5 0 46 1..1 16 011 170 mas Jamieson, farmer there. deep sense of revealed religion, and that zealous

61 2 4 0 15 15. At his seat at Melchburn, Bedfordshire,

1 15 015 1 40 attachment to the presbyterian establishment,

45 2 3 0 11

1 15 0 12 ...

1 10) the Right Hon. St Andrew Lord St, John, Ba. which had long been hereditary in his family.

2 2 0143 1 14 0 3 1 00 ron St John of Bletso. His habits were always strictly moral and tem

17 2 1 0127 1 13 0 64 Unsold. At Kelso, Mrs Elizabeth Rutherford, late perate, and in the latter part of his life even ab.

30 2 0 0 15

1 12 Ol of Birseslees, Roxburgh-shire.

19 Grey. stemious. Though the life and the ornament of At Tunis, in the prime of life, that celebrated every society into which he entered, he was al.

Dalkeith, Oct. 16. archæologist, Copnt Camilla Borgis.

ways must happy and most delightful at home, The grain at market amounted to 1200 bolls, At Interlaken, in Switzerland, Lord Melo where the buoyancy of his spirits, and the kind: which, for all kinds, sold nearly as the preceding gund, eldest son of the Earl of Minto.

ness of his heart, found all that they required of market. At Kirkaldy, Mr William Whyte, in the 74th exercise or enjoyment; and though without Wheat. | Barley. Oats. Peas & Beans, year of his age.

taste for expensive pleasures in his own person, First 45s Od 30s Od 29s Od 28s Od At Gilmerton, Mrs Paterson, wife of Mr

he was ever most indulgent and munificent to Second 40s Od | 25Od | 26s Od 26s Od Thomas Paterson, merchant, Edinburgh. his children, and a liberal benefactor to all who Third 30s Od 20s Od 21s Od 21s (ld At Hermitage place, Mrs Robertson, relict of | depended on his bounty. He finally retired

Dalkeith, Oct. 20. Bailie Robertson, merchant, Leith.

from the exercise of that profession, the highest This day's market was moderately supplied At Broughty Ferry, Mrs Maule, wife of the bonours of which he had at least deserved, with oatmeal, which sold heavily, and fully lowRev. Mr Maule of Monikie.

about the year 1812, and spent the remainder er ; best 268. 6d. inferior 23s. per boll; retail At Glasgow, Miss Agnes Warnock.

of his days in domestic retirement at that beau. Is. 8d, to ls. 9d. per peck. At Innerkip, Mrs Davidson, relict of Williain tiful villa which had been formed by his own

Edinburgh, Oct. 21. Davidson, Esq. late merchant in Glasgow.

taste, and in the improvement and adornment This day the price of Oatmeal fell in Edin.. At Edinburgh, Mr William Renton of the Ex- of which he found his latest occupation. Pas- burgh market One Penny the peck ; there were cise, aged 64 sing, then, at once from all the bustle and ex

484 bolls, which sold, First 26s. 6d. -Second, citement of a public life to a scene of compara. 255. Od. per boll.—Retail price per peck of best tive inactivity, he never felt one moment of oatmeal, 1s. 9d. Second, 1s. 80.- There were

ennui or dejection, but remained unimpaired also 32 bolls of Pease and Barley meal, which Biographical Memoir of the late Honourable

till within a day or two of his death ; not only sold at Pease 18s...Barley 175 - Retail price Henry Erskine,

all his intellectual activity and social affctions, per peck, Is. 3d. Died, at his seat of Ammondell, Linlithgow but, when not under the immediate affliction of shire, on the 8th inst. in the 71st year of his age,

Price of Butcher Meat, c. Oct. 21. a painful and incurable disease, all that gaiety

8. d. S. d. the Honourable Henry Erskine, second son of the of spirit and all that playful and kindly sympa. Beef, ib. 0 4 a 0 7 Quartern Loafq.... 10 late Henry David Earl of Buchan. Mr Erskine

thy with innocent enjoyment, which made him was called to the Scottish bar, of which he was the idol of the young, and the object of cordial Mutton, 0 4 2 0 7 Potatoes, per,

08 a 0 10 peck of 281b.0 8 a 0 0 long the brightest ornament, in the year 1768, attachment and unenvying admiration to his

Pork,.. 05 a 0 7 and was for several years Dean of the Faculty friends of all ages.

Lamb, qr. 20 a 30 Weigh House. of Advocates. He was twice appointed Lord

Tallow,st. 7 9 a 9 6 Butter, lb. 00 a 4 Advocate, in 1782 and 1806, under the Rock.

Hides,
Iligh Water at Leith from October 25, to

60 a 7 0 Salt, do. Ib. 0 0 0 14 ingham and the Grenville administrations. Du

November 7.
Calf Sk.16.0 6, a 0 8 Do. st......

00 a 21 0 ring the years 1806 and 1807, he sat in Parlia. ment for the Dunbar and Dumfries districts of

Morn. ) Even. NOV. Morn. Even. Sheep sk. 2 0 2 4 0 Eggs, hund. 0 0 a 11 6
Lamb sk. 2 6 9 3 6 Do. doz.... 00 a

1 3 Days

Days boroughs. In his long and splendid career at

Sa. 25

20 2 15 the bar, Mr Erskine was distinguished not only

Sa. 1 6 16 6 52

October 22. Su, 26 2 30 2-44 Su. 2 7 32 8 15 by the peculiar brilliancy of his wit, and the

There were 1630 sheep in the Grass-market, M. 27 2 59 gracefulness, ease, and vivacity of his eloquence,

3 14 Mo. 9 56 9 37 Edinburgh, this morning; which sold at from but by the still rarer power of keeping those Tu. 28 3 28 3 45 || Tu. 4 10 11 10 41 8s. to 26s. per head, (a few unsold). There sedacing qualities in perfect subordination to bis We 99

4 0 4 17 We 51 11 11 11 38 were also 154 black cattle in the market, which Th. 30

437

57 judgment. By their assistance he could not

Th. 6 12 3 12 28 sold at from 6s. to 7s. 6d. per stone, sinking

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