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[251) October 1817. opinions in reference to some of the various to. nineteen members fifteen for the Guildry, and 9th William Bett and his two sons were found pics arising out of the embarrassments of the four for the Trades. In the first year, the whole guilty at Cupar, by a Jury, before the Sheriff: city treasury. This has become the more ne. nineteen are to be elected by a poll of these two depute, of stealing a quantity of flour and oatcessary, from their having discovered, that, in orders of Burgesses ; and then the nineteen so meal from Auchtermairney mills, and were sena their efforts for the restoration of the public elected, to choose a Provost, three Bailies, a Trea- tenced to a short imprisonment, and banishment confidence, their motions have been miscon- suser, and a Master of the Hospital. In subse from the county: one of the sons for seven years, structed and perverted, and their proposals and quent years, the Burgesses are to elect but ten

and the father for life: the other son was li. plans received with degree of prejudice and Councillors-six for the Guildry, and four for berated on account of his youth. A Highland distrust, which they will be bold enough to say, the Trades; an equal number retiring annually, poney has been detected in the Upper Ward of their personal and private characters were suf. though they may be re-elected if their consti | Lanarkshire, in mangling some sheep, and af: ficient to invalidate and disprove. Be this as it tuents shall think proper.

terwards tossing them “out of wantonness !" may, they are aware that the sincerity of their Paisley.-On Monday the 29th ult. at a meet Executions.-Friday the 10th instant, William intentions can be known but by few, and may ing of the burgesses of Paisley, it was resolved, Robertson and Joseph Cairns, convicted of rob: be doubted of by many; and, therefore, they by a considerable majority, that their rights had bery and theft, aggravated by assault and house here reiterate their decided opinion, that the pre- been infringed by the recent charter, and that, breaking, and Margaret Crosan, found guilty of sent mode of election of Town Council, and as the inhabitants were lawfully entitled to choose a malicious and cruel act of wilful fire-raising management of the town's affairs, are radically their Magistrates, and to audit their accounts, in the same county, were executed at Ayr. Ro. defective and improvident ; tending to give to any measures should forth with be adopted for re bertson was so weak that he leaned, in coming individual or party, who may be so inclined, an gaining their authoritý.-A regular protest has out, against the wall, and appeared to be sup. excessive and unnatural preponderence, and to since been taken by the committee in behalf of ported by the rope, even before he was suspend. toster and encourage a system of secrecy and the burgesses and feuars of Paisley, against the ed. He was a Scotsman, and about twenty. concealment, under which the most opright and election of their Magistrates and Council by the seven years of age : on the scaffold he address. best-intentioned magistrates may not be able to old Council, on the 6th instant, in the view of ed the guard, consisting of small detachments acquire that thorough knowledge of the situation bringing the matter before the Supreme Court. of foot and cavalry, and cautioned them against of the burgh which is requisite for the due ad. Perth. On Saturday the 4th instant, at a ge- desertion, as he attributed his own untimely ministration of its affairs. The subscribers are neral meeting of the Guildry Incorporation of end to his having commenced a career of wicked. therefore of opinion, that some change ought to Perth, a protest was taken against the legality of ness, by committing that crime. Cairns was a. be effected in the manner of electing the Coun the late election of Magistrates and Town Coun bout twenty-four years old, and was an Irish. cil, and an effectual control given to the citizens cil, to which a great majority of the meeting The woman was also born in Ireland; over the expenditure of the town's office-bearers. adhered, and appointed a committee to take the she appeared to be thirty years of age, and, as The extent of this change it is not for them to opinion of Counsel upon the subject.

well as Cairns, was à Roman catholic. The determine ; they would only, at this time, urge, Dundee.-After the long and severe conflicts woman was dressed in white, which, with the the necessity of it. In the history of every well. which have torn and agitated this town, there wurk.coloured clothes of the men, formed a strik. regulated government, they recognise the happy | is now a prospect of a speedy return of peace, ing and melancholy contrast. On the same effects of those salutary checks, which can alone order, and harmony. Provost Riddoch has ex. day, Bernard and Hugh Möllvogue, and Patrick restrain public officers in the execution of their pressed his readiness to concur with the bur. M'Crystal, found guilty of stoutbrief, rape, and duties, whether holding political or local juris- gesses of Dundee in applying to the King in robbery, were accordingly brought forth from dietions; and to the absence of such checks in Council for an alteration of the present set of the the jail to the front of the new church, Green the constitution of this burgh, do the subseribing burghy and his wish that the constitution, which ock, at half past two o'clock, where a platform members of the Town Council ascribe the heavy has just been obtained for Montrose, should and gallows were previously erected. The un calamity which has befallen it. To the system form the ground work for that of Dundee. fortunate men appeared deeply impressed with solely is it owing; for, with regard to the in.

their 'unhappy situation, and have left a condividuals who have preceded them in the ad. Accidents.-On Thursday.se'ennight a young fession and exhortation behind them.

They ministration of that system, they must aver, lady, who resided on the Terrace, was burnt to advanced to the front of the platform with a that they believe their hands to be clean, as their death. It is supposed that she had been reading bold and firm -step, and after the cxecutioner inotives have been pure and disinterested in bed, and having fallen asleep, the candle had had adjusted the ropes round their necks, they With these sentiments the subscribers have been set fire to the clothes. On the same day two cordially shook hands with each other, and were long impressed, and the experience of the last boys were drowned in the river at Montrose. iminediately afterwards launched into eternity. few months bas too fatally confirmed their truth -At an early hour on Thursday the 16th, the - The Prince Regent has reprieved Janet Dougand justice. The time approaches when they mate of the Trusty London sınack fell over las, under sentence of death in this city for are to retire from this board, and they therefore board off Flamborough-head, and was drowned. child-stealing, on condition of transportation for feel that they have but one other duty to per- A servant of Sir D. Wedderburn, at Ballendean, life. William Hamilton, who was capitally con. form and that is, earnestly to recommend to was unfortunately killed on Saturday se'ennight victed at Ayr, last circuit, for stealing some Their successors in office to direct their earliest by the sudden collision of two carts, on a nar. watches, has also been respited. A petition attention to a renovation of the system of row road. A boy was killed at Murrayshall, a baving been forwarded to the secretary for the government of this burgh, in all its various few days ago, in a similar manner. Two child-home department in favour of M.Kechnie and bearings, satisfied, that if such a salutary and ren have been burnt in the neighhourhood of this M-Cormick, in Glasgow jail, under sentence of satisfactory change shall be effected therein, as is city, in consequence of their clothes having caught death, his Lordship has declared that he canindispensable to the restoration of public coni. fire in the absence of their parents ; another not, consistently with his public duty, recomtidence, there will not be wanting, among the child was drowned in Glasgow, by falling into mend their case to the Prince Regent. The etlightened and public-spirited inhabitants of a tub of water. Last week, a child, while in its royal clemency. has likewise been refused to this city, a disposition to go hand in-hand with nurse's arms in the Grassmarket, had one of its Freebairn Whitebill. its municipal rulers, (whoever they may be,) in fingers bitten off by a horse. carrying bon accord through all its difficulties. Robberics, fc.-A spirit shop in the Calton " (Signed) Alexander Fraser, Alexander Dun. was some nights ago broke into, in the absence NAVAL AND MILITARY INTELLIGENCE.

can, Alexander Brown, James Milne, Charles of the proprietor, and a considerable quantity of Hacket, William Reid, Gavin Hadden, James spirits carried off, with a sum of money, and va Cruisers under the several flags of the SouthHadden, C. P. Taylor, A. Simpson, G. Thom- rious other articles, to the value in all, of neatly American Republies sadly annoy the coasting sot, A. Gillan, D. Chalmers, J. Cunsiey, R. fifty pounds. The bolts and doors were so strong, trade of the mother country, even in the Medio Walker, H. Gordon."

that several hours must have been employed in terranean. Within the space of eight days ten Montrose. His Royal Highness the Prince forcing them. One of the street lamps, which Spanish vessels were captured on their way Regent in Counci), has issued a warrant for the the thieves had removed, served to guide them from Valencia and Barcelona to other ports on poll election of Magistrates and Council for the in their operations. A boy of the name of Tor. the coast of Spain. burgh of Montrose, which took place on the 13th rance succeeded last week in abstracting the till The Algerines are as active as ever in their instant. The Couneils as before, is to consist of of a baker's shop in Dalkeith, with £.3, in sil- making of slaves ; nor can there be hope of their

ver, which he divided among his companions: reformation in this particular, except in their The town's motto.

he has been committed to bridewellos. On the complete extirpation. - In the course of eight

suasion.

October 25, 1817.]
Naval and Military Intelligence.

93 days they have captured, between Cape Palos , mination in a fortnight or three weeks, at which Newcastle, near Limerick, by Major-General and Cape Creus, eight Spanish vessels from Va. period three of the leaders are expected to arrive O'Loghlin ; Its appearance and discipline met dence. Barcelona, and other ports on that part from America.

the highest commendation of the General. of the coast.

It was stated some time since that a mutiny By General Orders, the furloughs granted to The American schooner Antelope, from Sa- had broke out in the Chapman Convict ship, non-commissioned officers and soldiers are to vannah, has arrived at St Pierre's. Previous to from Cork, which was put down by force, and coininence from the 25th of the present month, her arrival, the crew had agreed to murder the that several of the convicts in consequence were and to terminate on the 10th of March next, captain, mate, and supercargo, and one of the shot, and others dangerously wounded. It ap when, in conformity là bis Majesty's regulamutineers had his hand uplifted for the purpose pears in the evidence of one convict, which was tions, all officers and men are lo be present with of plunging a long knife into the bosom of the taken in the presence of the officers of the ship, their respective regiments. captain, when the man at the helm relented, that arrangements had been made for this dar. No officer (except in the performance of duty, seized, and disarmed him. A parley ensued, ing attempt before the vessel sailed, and although or for the purpose of joining his regiment) is to when they were induced by promises to relin. | it was happily frustrated on board the Chap. quit the United Kingdom, without having first quish their purpose. They were committed to man, yet, from what was disclosed in this evi- received the Prince Regent's special commission. gaol on their arrival.

dence, another mutiny must have broken out in The 8th regiment of foot is ordered from The Norwegian brig Bergetta, Captain Pe. the Pilot, which sailed at the same time, and in Cork, and the 28th regiment from Portsmouth, terson, was on Friday se'ennight wrecked on which it is to be feared the mutineers were more to the Mediterranean, to relieve the 20 battaCefn-Sidan Sands, in Carinarthen Bay. She successful. The inutineers on board the Chap. lion of the 14th and the 31st regiments, ordered 'was bound from Barcelona for Stettin, with a man had taken an oath to take the ship, and to home. The 2d battalion 14th foot is to be imcargo of wine, spirits, &c. when the master murder every person on board that did not join mediately disbanded, on account of the peace. losing his reckoning, owing to a thick fog, fell them. Upon the fortunate discovery of the The 78th foot are ordered from Scotland to tre. into the fatal error of taking the coast of Devon plot, nine of the mutineers were shot dead upon land to replace the 8th regiment of foot. The for that of France, and acted under that per- the spot, and twenty-four have since died of transports with the 36th regiment on board for So circumstanced, a violent gale, to their wounds.

Malta, arrived at Gibraltar the 13th ult. Three gether with the tide, drove the vessel into the There is no longer any concealment attempt. transports, having on board the 32d regiment, Bristol Channel, and she struck upon the above ed respecting assistance being given by British sailed from Malta on the 24th August for Corfu. sands, and, in the space of two or three hours, subjects to the South American Independents. Tuesday morning, a company of the 88th rewent to pieces. The master and crew, with | Thursday, notices were posted up in several cof. giment, or Connaught Rangers, under the com great difficulty, got into the boat, and were all fee houses in the city, inviting passengers to go mand of Captain Robertson, marched for Aber. happily saved. Notwithstanding the greatest on board vessels waiting to sail direct for South deen, and another company, commanded by exertions on the part of the officers of the cus America ;, thus the circuitous route formerly Major Dansey, marched for Perth. toms, supported by several gentlemen and others, taken is now dispensed with, by which means a Mr Dease, assistant to Sir W. Adams, is aracts of plunder were committed to a consider- considerable reduction in expense, and a great rived at Glasgow, by an order from the Secretaable extent. Of 266 pipes and casks of wine, saving of time, will be effected. Ships continue ry at War, for the purpose of examining such &c. not above 100 have been saved ! Hundieds to be equipped in the River for the purpose of blind pensioners of Chelsea as may be relieved of men and women were reduced to nearly a conveying officers, non-commissioned officers, by treatment. The cases selected will be sent state of insensibility through intoxication. and privates, to aid the patriots in South Ame to London to be placed under the immediate

The Tyger revenue-cutter, Lieutenant Ja rica. At present, oue vessel is quite ready to care of Sir W. Adams. Mr Dease is expected ger, has carried into Grimsby, the Young Tho- sail, having on board officers fully equipped and in this city on the like service. mas, from Rotterdam for Hull, with apples, 200 privates, to form a rifle corps. ' Another is bark, and hoops, in consequence of a passenger in a forward state of preparation, and has ap

COMMERCE AND MANUFACTURES: having contraband goods found on his person. pointments for a cavalry regiment 600 strong;

Extract of a letter from the agent to Lloyd's a third is freighted with the equipments of a The increased probability, if not the absolute · at Sierra Leone, dated 18th July :-“ The Por. lancers' corps. The officers are all men who certainty, of the speedy independence of all South tuguese ship Amelia arrived here on the 10th have seen service, and are of every rank, from America, has given a considerable impulse to inst. with the expedition that was intended for lieutenant-colonels to ensigns: the organization our commercial and mercantile affairs. in Li. the interior of Africa. Its return has been is so complete, and the arrangements so happily verpool, particularly, the shipwrights are in full owing to the deaths of Major Peddie and Cap- marle, that they will be ready for immediate work, the demands are greater than were ever tain Campbell ; but I understand that it is in- service on their arrival in America. The brig remembered, and this improvement has moretended to proceed again, under the command of Gladwin, and schooner Morgan Rattler, have or less extended to every other sphere of emLieutenant Thomas Stockoe, royal navy, when I been fitted out at Portsmouth, for the purpose ployment. trust, from some new plans, they will succeed. of taking passengers to join the insurgents in From the state of exchange, or some other By intelligence from the settlements of Goree South America, and will sail directly for St cause not explained, the new sovereigns are and Senegal, the slave-trade is again renewed Thomas's. The Gladwin has 35 passengers, bought up with avidity, by the French to no small extent."

the Morgan Rattler 20. They are principally According to an article from Frankfort, the The following is from the New York Com- young men, who have heretofore filled the low price of English manufactured goods had risen mercial Advertiser of the 3d September :-" The est offices of Government, and are not entitled very considerably. Fine wool, as well as woolship Panny of New York sailed from Savannah to half.pay ; they pay 30 guineas for their pas- len cloths, are in great request. Colonial arfor Greenock on the 25th February last, arrived sage to St Thomas's.

ticles likewise maintain their prices, and are out in 24 days; sailed again for New York, and The following regiments have been ordered expected to rise still higher. The Swedish Go.. arrived in 18 days; sailed again, in company to be dishanded id battalion 53d, 2d batta- vernment seems to have a very tender care of with the ship Pacific, on the 27th June, and lion 66th, 5th and 6th West India, 3d Ceylon, the sobriety of its subjects. Al the end of the arrived in Greenock in 22. days, the same day and the Garrison Company in the West Indies. present year, the use of Champagne, Burgundy, on which the Pacific arrived in Liverpool, ma- The 80th regiment was reduced in establishment Cape Tokay, Foreign Liqours, and Beer, is to be king three passages in 64 days from port to 25th August

discontinued. port."

Major Morrison's company of the royal are Letters received from St Petersburgh state, Friday week, J. Tatum, J. Cary, G. Cress, tillery, in Portsmouth, is to embark for Malta. that immense quantities of hemp, flax, and talJ. Gibson, and W. Davis, mariners on board That distinguished corps, the Royal Marine low, cannot be shipped on account of the scar. the Sir Joseph Banks West Indiaman, were Artillery, were reviewed on the 17th inst. at Fort city of vessels. The Sound List, which is just brought to the Shad well police office, heavily Monkton, by Major-General Sir Henry Bell, received, mentions the sailing of from two to ironed, charged by Mr A. Ford, Captain of the K. C. B. who expressed himself in terms of the three hundred ships, mostly. British, for the Sir Joseph Banks, with feloniously and pirati. highest admiration at the steadiness and preci- higher ports of the Baltic. They will, no doubt, cally consulting and combining together to make sion with which the various evolutions, both of be immediately loaded. We are sorry to find a revolt and mutiny in the said ship on the bigb infantry and artillery, were performed.

that the letters mention two or three failures to seas during their voyage from Jamaica, between Friday week, the 93d regiment (Sutherland | a considerable amount; they were all Russian the banks of Newfoundland and Great Britain. Highlanders,) commanded by Colonel Creagh, house3. The prisoners were committed for further exa: were inspected, in grand Highland costume, at Respecting our manufactures, the accounts

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THERMOMETER.

BAROMETER.

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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,

BAROMETER.

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 Excliange 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, l.erwick ; in the certain other offices in Ireland. July 7. Copland, Esq. 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 I 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. 1 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 lice ; Accountant to the Board of General Off. merchant, Rotterdam, to Miss Henrietta Sophia Glasgow ; in the office of Peter Stewart, writer, cers ; Secretary to the said Board ; Corrector Cassels, youngest davghter 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 and 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 the 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, mer. Aberdein, 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, Johnston, the individual partners : lie with the termination of the existing interests :-Muster London, Rear-Admiral Sir Phillip Durham, respective trustees till 181h 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. Coinpany 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 Wunting-rooid 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 Carlisle, 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

At Albany street, North Leith, John Ro. final dividend will be paid.

1817. Ang. 16. At Quebec, the Lady of Wm.

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

Oct. 1. At Sanson House, the lady of Mat.

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

London. when a dividend will be paid.

thew Bell, Esq. a son. David Jobson, sen. merchant, Dundee ; lie 2. At Edinburgh, the lady of John Corsar,

29. At Langholm, Lieutenant David Maxwell,

of the Dumfries-shire militia, to Miss Lawrie, with William Bisset, merchant there, till 22d

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 John Lawrie,

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

At London, Edmund Antrobus, Esq. nephew ter.

of Sir Edmund Antrobus, Bart. to Anne, only BRITISH LEGISLATION.

At Barjarg, the lady of Wm. P. Hunter, daughter of the Hon. Hugh Lindsay, of Plais

Esq. a daughter. Aets passed in the fifth Session of the fifth Parlia. mont of Grcat Britain and Ireland. 7. At Aberdeen, Mrs Burnet of Park, a

tow-Lodge, and niece to the Earl of Balcarras

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 Englann July 7. lands, a son.

to Georgina Hay, youngest daughter of the late From and after the termination respectively 9. At Kelly, the lady of the Hon. Colonel

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

L'sq. 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. 1 of the girls died a few seconds after birth; the camp, Major Alex. 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 son..

Perth. He was unhappily killed by his horse Solicitor of the Exchequer-such offices are to 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.

sports of the field, of which he was passionately as they become vacant, the duties, ernoluments, 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, stry. 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 noblemau long dis· LXI. To abolish the Offices of the Warders, 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. Ai Craigthornhill, parish of Glassford, The above mentioned offices to be abolished At Clifton, the Marchioness of Ely, 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 Linlithgowo seventies, who is noi to receive any emolument. :) son.

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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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