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ABSTRACT of the Net Produce of the Revenue of Great Britain, in the Years ending 10th October 1816, and 10th October 1817; distinguishing the Quarters.

Year ending
Jan. 5. 1816. April 5, 1816.) July 5, 1816. Oct. 10, 1816. Oct. 10, 1816.Jan. 5, 1817. April 5, 1817. July 5, 1817. Oct. 10, 1817. Oct. 10, 1817.
Customs,

1,128,119 1,394,639 767,846 1,499,288 | 4,789,892 1,317,381 | 1,719,314 831,853 1,880,180 5,748,728
Excise,

4,939,770 | 4,325,528 4,124,975 4,937,055 18,326,328 | 4,484,440 3,819,211 | 3,831,360 | 4,025,209 16,160,220 Stamps,

1,516,378 1,520,536 1,500,414 | 1,487,447 | 6,024,775 | 1,461,324 | 1,492,611 | 1,589,615 1,688,663 6,232,213 Post Office,

354,000 378,000 353,000 365,000 1,450,000 330,000 342,000 325,000 354,000 1,349,000 Assessed Taxes,

2,521,343 726,909 2,207,659 714,270 6,170,181 2,134,484 968,104 | 2,216,806 782,602 6,001,996 Land Taxes,

383,605 133,227 426,503 180,067 | 1,123,402 388,132 154,550 464,664 190,502 | 1,197,848 Miscellaneous,

150,065 72,712 70,554 41,848 335,179 56,085 98,595 62,160 76,799 293,639
Unappropriated War Duties,

374,006 | 1,023,718 20,031 12,124 1,429,879
Total Consolidated Fund, 10,992,280 8,551,561 9,450,951 9,224,975 38,219,757 ||10,545,852 9,518,103 9,339,489 9,010,079 38,413,523
ANNUAL DUTIES to pay off Bills.
Customs,

583,081 39,143 524,691 958,540 2,105,455 870,827 192,982 877,760 | 1,241,770 3,183,339
Excise,

344,520 7,654 90,732 98,641 541,347 337,097 13,279 83,727 124,684 558,787
Pensions, &c.
16
16 4,016

4,016
Total Annual Duties,

927,617 46,797 613,423 1,057,181 2,647,018 | 1,211,940 206,261 961,487 | 1,366,454 3,746,142 Permanent and Annual Duties, 111,919,897 8,598,348 10,066,374 10,282,156 40,866,775 ||11,757,792 | 9,724,364 10,300,976 10,376,533 42,159,665

WAR TAXES. Customs, 769,469 517,659 490,151

525
Excise,

1,823,300 1,067,266 1,354,616 | 1,259,533 5,504,715 780,659 809,565 779,647 739,943 3,109,814
Property,
2,096,684 4,861,027 2,071,776 | 2,960,576 11,990,063 | 1,292,205

472,338 407,072 2,171,615
Total War Taxes,

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Total Net Revenue,

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And also the Total Produce of the Consolidated Fund, and Annual Duties, and the War Taxes.

Quarters ending

Quarters ending
Year ending

31 1,777,310
525

4,689,453 6,445,952 3,916,543 4,220,140 19,272,088 | 2,073,389 809,565 1,251,985 1,147,015 5,281,954

16,609,350 15,044,300 13,982,917 \14,502,296 60,138,863 | 13,831,181 10,533,929 (11,552,961 11,523,548 47,441,619

The Irish and Portuguese Payments for the interest on their respective debts payable in England, are excluded from the above statement; and the War Taxes appropriated to the interest of Loans charged on them, are not included in the Consolidated Fund, but under the head of War Taxes, to the quarter ended 5th July 1816 inclusive ; from which period certain War Duties of Customs, being made perpetual by Act 56 Geo. III. cap. 29, are included under the head of Consolidated Customs.

COMMERCIAL REPORT.

COLONIAL PRODUCE.-Sugar. The market has been rather dull for the last two weeks, and the sales inconsiderable. Prices are, however, still maintained, and some holders even calculate on higher, owing to the present small stocks compared with those at the same period last year. The difference is 17,341 casks; the prices 11s. to 136. higher. The Refined market is also languid, and prices have declined 2s. to 3s. Molasges 3s. higher. In Foreign Sugars no business doing. Coffee.The demand has again slackened, owing in a great measure to the quotations from Amsterdam and Hamburgh being lower in proportion than the London market ; but as no sales of importance have been brought forward, prices are still maintained. The Stock, compared with that at same time last year, is 2192 casks, and 31,968 bags less. Cotton. The market has been exceedingly dull during the last two weeks, and prices have rather declined; but as the manufacturers have been buying very sparingly, and as their stocks are known to be very low, they must soon come into the market; and the holders evince little disposition to lower their prices. The imports of last month, into London, Liverpool, and Glasgow, were 22,237 bags. Tobacco. This article continues in very limited demand, without variation in prices. The imports into London last month, were 1591 hhds Virginia, and 590 hhds Maryland. The prices, compared with those of last year, are ld. to 2d. per lb. lower. Indigo in considerable request, and prices advancing. Rum. In this article there has been considerable business doing, principally for export ; Leeward Islands, 2s. 8d. to 25. 10d. Jamaica may be quoted a shade lower since our last.

EUROPEAN PRODUCE.Hemp, Flax, and Tallow. The demand continues steady, but owing to considerable arrivals, prices are giving way. Oils.--The lowest quotation of Greenland Oil is £46, and there is every reason to expect a farther advance. Southern Oils continue to advance; Linseed also may be stated a shade higher. Irish Provisions. -Prime Mess Beef in considerable demand for shipping. Pork has become very scarce, particularly the inferior qualities. Bacon without alteration. British Manufactures continue in steady demand, and prices generally may be stated on the advance.

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Premiums of Insuranee at Lloyd's-Guernsey or Jersey, 15s. 9d. Cork, Dublin, or Belfast, 15s. 9d. to 20s. Hamburgh, 20s. to 30s. Madeira, 20s. to 25s. Jamaica, 40s. Greenland, out and home, 3. guineas.

Course of Exchange, Oct. 10. Amsterdam, 38:2 B. 2 Us. Antwerp, 11:15. 2 Us. Hamburgh, 35: 2. 2. Us. Paris 24: 60. 2 Us. Bordeaux, 24: 60. Frankfort 146 Ex. Madrid, 37 effect. Cadiz, 36, effect. Gibraltar, 32. Lisbon, 58. Genoa, 461. Leg. horn, 481. Naples, 42. Rio Janeiro, 62. Dublin, 74 per cent. Cork, 8 per cent.

Prices of Gold and Silver, per oz.-Portugal gold, in coin, £4. Foreign gom, in bars, £4. New doubloons, £4. New Dollars, 5s. 2d. Silver, in bars, stand. 5s. 3d.

Average Price of Brown or Muscovado Sugar, computed from the returns made in the week ending the 8th day of October 1817, 58s. 8 d.

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PRICES CURRENT.-Oct. 10, 1817.
UGAR, Musc.
LEITH. GLASGOW. LIVERPOOL LONDON.

DUTIES. B. P. Dry Brown, • cwt. 78 to

80 to 84 75 to 81 81 to 82 NIid, good, and fine mid. 82

84
95 82
89 83

86 Fine and very fine,

88
96

90
93 91

97 lefined, Doub. Loaves, 155 165

152 163 Powder ditto, 126 150

115 117 Single ditto, 122 124 125

128 112 114 Small Lumps 115 118 118

130 110 113 Large ditto, 114 116 116

114 122 107

109 Crushed Lumps,

70
72 69

71
72

108 10LASSES, British, cwt. 40

40
40

0 7 64 COFFEE, Jamaica : cwt. Ord. good, and fine ord.

86
93 87 93 82

88 85

93 Mid. good, and fine mid.

93 106 94 105 89 106 94 107 Dutch, Triage and very ord. 72 82

82 65

78 Ord. good, and fine ord.

86
92

84
91 84
91

0 0 74 Mid. good, and fine mid. 92 104

92 105 92 100 Et Domingo,

90
93 85
91 88

94
PIMENTO (in Bond)
Ib. 84 9 9
94 94 92 9

10 SPIRITS, Jam. Rum, 160. P. gall. 3s 6d 3s 8d 3s 6d 3s 8d 3s 2d 3s 4d 3s 7d

0 8 17 Brandy, 7 6 79

91 92 (B.S. 0 17 058 Geneva, 3 10 4 0

3 10 4 0 F.S.) 0 17 1182 Grain Whisky,

7 0 7 3 WINES,

SB.S. 1 2143 18 0 Claret, 1st Growths, hhd. 45 50

F.S.) 5148 4 6 Portugal Red,

45

£32 Spanish White, butt. 30

(B.s.l95 11 0 46

32

45 Teneriffe,

35

18

98 16 0 Madeira, 60 70

55

64

(B.S. 96 13 0

(F.S.) 99 16 6 LOGWOOD, Jam. ton. £8 0 £8 10 8 0 8 10 8 5 8 15 8 5 9 Honduras,

8
9 8 10

90 9 5

8 10
95

0914 Campeachy,

9

10 9 0 10 0 9 10 10 5 10 FUSTIC, Jamaica,

12

13 12 10 13 0 11 0 14 0 12 0 12 12 Cuba, 17

17 0 17 15 14 10 16 INDIGO, Caraccas fine, lb. 9s 6d ils 60 8 6 96 9 0 1 6

0 0 43 TIMBER, Amer. Pine, foot. 2 3 2 5

2 3 2 4

2 4,4 Ditto Oak, 4 7 5 2

5 67 Christiansand (dut. paid) 24 2 5 Honduras Mahogany 0 11 1 11 0 10 1 8 0 1 1

3 16 0 St Domingo, ditto 1 2 3 0 2 0 2 4

8 14 2 brl. TAR, American,

16

1 1

(B.S. 17 13 0 16 0

4,

F.s. 1 2 113 Archangel,

19
20

19
20

8 SB.S.

6 PITCH, Foreign,

8 6

F.S.) 10 1 TALLOW, Rus. Yel. Cand. 65 66 66

69 66

0 3 2 Home Melted, 68

67 HEMP, Riga Rhine, ton. 43

44 43
44
£43

B.S.)

9 13 Petersburgh Clean, 42

41
42 44
41 0 41 10 (F.S.S.

0 10 02 FLAX, Riga Thies. & Druj. Rak. 63

70 Dutch, 50

0 04 Irish,

52
53

0 0748 MATS, Archangel, 109. 60

B.S. 5 10

1 3 9

F.S. 1 BRISTLES,

B.S.) 0 3 62 Petersburgh Firsts, cwt. 16_10 0 17

12

13 F.S. 0 3 115

B.S. 63

0 ASHES, Peters. Pearl,

4 63

(F.S.) 06 Montreal ditto,

64
66 60
62 62

65
Pot,
50

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52 45
46 17

51 OIL, Whale,

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45 43
46

48

50 Cod, (155 (p. brl.)

Uncertain. 45

46 TOBACCO, Virgin. fine, lb. 10 10% 10% 11 08 0 9 10

145 Middling,

9
95 92 10 0 54 0 6 7

72

0 3 10 Inferior,

8
87

9 0 42 0 5 COTTONS, Bowed Georg.

8 1 1041 7ž 1 103 1 8 1 102 Sea Island, fine,

28 2 10 2 62 2 8 good,

2 5 2 7 2 4 2 6 -2 3 2 6
middling,

2 3
2 5
1 11 2 3

B.S.

8 7 Demerara and Berbice, 0 2 3 1 10 2 2 1 111 2 2 F.S.

17 2 West India,

10 2 0 1 9 1 10 1 8 1 10 Pernambuco,

2 2 3 2 24 2 3 2 2 Maranham,

2 1 2 2 2 1 2 2 2 12

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LONDON, CORN EXCHANGE, OCTOBER 7. THE New Wheat in yesterday's market was in rather good condition, and the prices realized were in consequence 4s. higher than those of the preceding week. In Foreign there was no advance, and little business doing, as the new English proved so dry. There appeared no occasion for the mixture of foreign or old, which is generally the case when new wheat is first used by the miller. There is still some inquiry for Rye to export, but the demand is not extensive. The New Barley brought to market continues to be of very indifferent quality : fine parcels are scarce, and fully support former prices. Both Old and New Oats, of good quality, are in great demand, and may be stated on the advance.

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Two or three samples of New Beans have appeared at market ; price 40s. to 43s. The
supply of Pease being very inconsiderable, Gray advanced 2s. and Boilers 8s. per quarter.
Rapeseed scarce, and the late prices fully supported.
London, Corn Exchange, Oct. 6.

Liverpool, Oct. 11.
Wheat,

8. d.

S. d.

8. d. Foreign Wheat, 47 to 57 Gray Pease, . 38 to 44 per 70 lbs.

Rice, p.cwt. 34 0 to 38 0 Fine do. 94 to 102 Fine do.

- to 46 English

10 0 to 13 6 Flour, English, English Wheat, 54 to 57 Tick Beans, .

• 34 to 44 Scotch

0 0 to 0 0 p.28õib.fine to Fine do. 80 to 94 Old do. .. 43 to 53 l Welch .. 0 0 to 00 Seconds to Old do. ... 88 to 102 Small do.

38 to 46 Trish

7 6 to 8 6 Irishp.240 lb. to Rye 32 to 38 Old do.

43 to 53 | Dantzic

• 12 0 to 13 6 Ameri. p. bl. 52 0 to 54 0 Fine do. - to 48 Feed Oats, 14 to 18 Wismar.. 11 6 to 12 6-Sour do. 39 0 to 41 0 Barley, 22 to 21 Fine do.

18 to 26 American

12 6 to 13 6 Clover-seed, p. bush. Fine do. - to 46 Poland do. . 14 to 18 Barley, per 60 libs. - White

to New do. to 50 Fine do. . . 29 to 37 English 5 0 to 60- Red

to Malt,

60 to 65 Potato do.... 34 to 40 Scotch .: 5 0 to 6 0 Oatmeal, per 240 lb. Fine do.. · 74 to 80 Fine Flour, . . 75 to 80 Irish 4 6 to 5 0 English 40 0 to 42 0 Pease, boilers . 56 to 58 Seconds, 70 to 75 Malt p. 9 gls. 10 0 to 11 0 Scotch 0 0 to 00 Fine do. - to 60

Rye, per qr. 34 0 to 36 0 Irish

0 0 to 0 0 Oats, per 45 lb. Seeds, gic.

Eng.pota. 4 Ojto 4 6

Butter, Beef, &c.

.00 to 0 0 Butter, per cwt. s. Mustard, Brown, s.

Welsh potato 3 9 to 4 6 Belfast

108 to 110 New, 18 to 25 Ryegrass(Pace's) 36 to 50 Scotch 0 0 to 0 0 Newry

105 to 107 -White

9 to 12 -Common 12 to 32 Foreign 3 0 to 1 0 Drogheda 102 Tares. 7 to 10 Clover, English,

Rapeseed, p. 1. £42 to £46 Waterford, 100 Turnip, White 14 to 16 -Red, 45 to 100 Flaxseed, p. hhd. Cork, 3d 88 -Red.

16 to 18 -White 50 to 100 sowing, O to 0-New, 2d, pickled 94 -Yellow, 10 to 14 Trefoil,

8 to 35 Beans, pr qr. s. d. $. d. Beef, p. tierce 95 to 100 Canary, 42 to 84 Rib Grass 12 to 45 English 50 0 to 58 0

- p. barrel

60 to 63 Hempseed . . 80 to 95 Carraway, Eng. 46 to 50 Foreign 0 0 to 0 0 Pork, p. br 98 to 102 Linseed, 36 to 90 -Foreign 0 to 0

Irish

· 0 0 to 0 0 Bacon, per cwt. Cinquefoil 26 to 44 Coriander . . 12 to 18 ||Pease, per quar.

-Short middles 60 to 62
Rapeseed, £44 to £49.

Boiling .50 0 to 56 01--Long do. 54 to 56
EDINBURGH..OCTOBER 8.
Wheat.
Barley.

Oats.

Pease & Beans.
1st,......56s. Od. 1st,......34s. 6d. 1st,......32s. Od. Ist,......31s. Od.
2d, ......42s. Od.

2d,
...28s. Od.

2d, ..27s. Od. 2d,
3d,.. .40s. Od.

3d,
.24s. Od. 3d, ...... 24s. Od.

...24s. Od.
There were 727 bolls of wheat at market, whereof 615 were sold.
Average of wheat, £2:0:2:3-12ths per boll.

Tuesday, October 7.
Beef (17) oz. per lb.) Os. 5d. to Os. 7d. Potatoes (28 lb.) Os. 8d. to Os. Od.
Mutton

Os. 5d. to Os. 7d. Butter, per lb. ls. 6d. to Os. Od.
Veal
Os. 8d. to Os. 10d.

Eggs, per dozen ls. 3d. to Os. Od.
Pork

Os. 5d. to Os. 6d. Tallow, per stone 7. 9d. to 9s. 6d. Lamb, per quarter 1s. ' 6d. to 3s. Od. Hides,

6s. Od. to 6s. 3d, Quartern Loaf ls. Od. to 1s. ld. Calf Skins, per lb. Os. 5d. to Os. 8d.

HADDINGTON.-OCTOBER 10.

OLD.
Wheat.
Barley.

Oats.
Pease.

Beans.
1st...... 40s. Od. j 1st,...... Os. Od. 1st,...... 29s. Od. 1st,...... 29s. Od. | Ist, ..... 29s. Od
2d, ......34s. Od. | 2d,. Os. Od. 2d,...... Os. Od. | 2d, .26s. Od. 2d,...... 26s. Od
3d, ...... 26s. Od. | 3d, ......

Os. Od, 3d,

...... Os. Od. 3d, .23s. Od. | 3d,...... 23s. Od

NEW.
Wheat.
Barley.
Oats.
Pease.

Beans.
1st......48s. Od. | 1st,......31s. Od. 1st,......31s. Od. 1st,...... Os. Od. 1st........ Os. Od.
2d, .40s. Od. 2d, .28s. Od. | 2d, .26s. Od. | 2d, ...... Os. Od. 2d, ...... Os. Od.
3d,. ..32s. Od. 3d, .24s. Od. | 3d, .21s. Od. 3d,...... Os. Od. 3d, ...... Os. Od.
There were 1357 bolls of wheat at market, whereof 1030 were sold.

Average price, £1:15:10:1-12th.
Note.—The boll of wheat, beans, and pease, is about 4 per cent more than half a quarter,

or 4 Winchester bushels ; that of barley and oats nearly 6 Winchester bushels. Average Prices of Corn of England and Wales, from the Returns received in the Week

ended 27th September 1817.
Wheat, 74s. 1d.Rye, 43s. 6d.-Barley, 42s. 20.-Oats, 28s. 11d.-Beans, 47s. Od.-Pease, 24s. 11d.

Oatmeal, 37s. 9d.--Beer or Big, Os. Od.
Average Prices of British Corn in Scotland, by the Quarter of Eight Winchester Bushels,

and Oatmeal, per Boll of 128 lbs. Scots Troy, or 140 lbs. Avoirdupois, of the Four

Weeks immediately preceding the 15th September 1817.
Wheat, 68s. 8d.-Rye, 68s. 7d.-Barley, 44s. 2d. --Oats, 39s. 10d.Beans, 56s. 6d.-Pease, 56s. 60.-

Oatmeal, 32s. 5d.-Beer or Big, 43s. 8d.
* The Agricultural Report is unavoidably delayed till next month.

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ALPHABETICAL LIST OF ENGLISH BANKRUPTCIES, announced between the 1st and

30th September 1817, extracted from the London Gazette. Arnold, G. Abergavenny, grocer

Jordan, W. Finch Lane, eating-house keeper
Bailey, W. Frieston-fen, Lincolnshire, farmer Irwin, T. Chatham, merchant
Barker, J. Lane-end, Staffordshire, potter

Knapp, J. Talbot Court, Cracechurch Street, Lon. Barnes, w. Blackheath, bavin-merchant

don, victualler Bernouilli, J. and E. Jeffrey's Square, London, Kneller, W. G. Stratford, Essex, chemist merchants

Landsell, J. jun. Bexhill, Sussex, farmer Bloomfield, J. Commercial Road, London, plumb- Littlewood, J. East Greenwich, ropemaker er and glazier

Lockwood, G. Whitby, woollen-draper Body, W. Newhaven, Sussex, grocer

Lytepooll, H. Chilthorne Domer, butcher sall, R. Broker Row, Southwark, builder Manderson, w. jun, Woolwich, dealer in glass Booth, G. Bishopwearmouth, ship-owner

Mayne, E. G. High Street, Shadwell, grocer Booth, J. and E. Caunce, Chorley, spirit-dealers Mercer, W. Walton-le-Dale, Lancashire, limeCartwright, G. Birmingham, dealer

burner Casson, J. Broadhalgh, R. Ashworth, Midghall, Michell, R. Marazion, Cornwall, tailor

and ). Ashworth, Broadhalgh, Rochdale, flannel- Nush, J. Wotton-under-Edge, currier manufacturers

Niven, R. Failsworth, Lancashire, silk and calico Chester, C. jun. Liverpool, auctioneer

printer Coffin, J. W. Plymouth Dock, merchant

Parker, W. Leeds, merchant
Cooper, G. sen. Old Ford, Middlesex, dealer Parkes, B. Birmingham, wire-worker
Cowell, w. jun. Wigan, butcher

Perkins, J. Coventry, doctor of physic
Cozens, W. Kensington, linen-draper

Pierce, W. Haybrook Pottery, Shropshire, potter Cramp, J. Otford, Kent, miller

Powell, R. Leeds, surgeon Dickenson, J. Dewsbury, linen draper

Raffield, G. South Shields, ship-builder Evans, E. Maesyrhiw, Carmarthenshire, timber. Ranyard, J. Stickney, Lincolnshire, farmer merchant

Rawlins, J. Liverpool, merchant Field, J. Walcot, Somersetshire, professor of music Reeks, J. Wimborne Minster, tanner Furnival, S. Liverpool, grocer

Renton, M. Coventry Street, London, saddler and Geraldes, s. C. Broad-street Buildings, London, army accoutrement-maker merchant

Ridley, J. Wood Street, Cheapside, London, osGomershall, J. J. Crowther, E. Ryley, R. Camp- trich feather and fancy trimming manufacturer

bell, and J. Ball, Huddersfield; and A. Ball, Rowntree, W. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, miller Halifax, merchants

Sandilands, Rev. R. Lower Grosvenor Place, LonGray, B. J. Gray, R. Wilson, and J. Richardson, don, clerk Liverpool, merchants

Shaw, R. H. Liverpool, merchant Hanham, W. Bath, cooper

Sissell, T. Jewin Street, London, tailor Hazard, T. R. Liverpool, merchant

Smith, J. London Road, London, grocer Hensman, 1. and W. Liverpool, merchants Stead, G. Aldermanbury, London,

cheesemonger Hix, W. Tydd St Mary's, Lincolnshire, wool-buyer Thomas, R. Plymouth Dock, wine and spirit mer. Holroyd, S. Quick, Saddleworth,-innkeeper

chant Houghton, H. Warton, Lancashire, dealer

Walker, C. Brighthelmstone, stationer Hoyles, T. Nottingham, hosier

Waller, J. Manchester, hatter
Hughes, R. Hatton Garden, London, stable-keeper Waterworth, J. Manchester, dealer
Hurdis, R. Oxford, cordwainer

Welchman, J. Bradford, Wilts, linen-draper
Jackson, W. and W. Kelly, Shipton Malet, grocers Yeo, R. Bristol, hat-manufacturer
Jervis, J. Woolwich, baker

Zeegelar, F. Alverstoke, Southampton, victualler..

ALPHABETICAL LIST of Scotch BANKRUPTCIES, announced between the 1st and

30th September 1817, extracted from the Edinburgh Gazette. Campbell, Alexander, South Bridge Street, Edin.

DIVIDENDS. burgh, merchant and haberdasher

Burnett, William, Leith, merchant; at the TrusEaston, John, Edinburgh, inerchant

tees' Office, Parliament Square, Edinburgh, 10th Harvey, Thomas, Glasgow, merchant

October Hyslop, William, Maxwelltown, corn-merchant and Elder, William, Dalkeith, leather-merchant; by miller

Andrew Gray, currier there, 22d January Johnston, James, Glasgow, tanner

Hyslop, Thomas, Penpont, merchant; by the Largie, James, Johnsiiaven, ship-owner and mer- Trustee, in the Sheriff-clerk's Office, Dumfries, chant

4th November Middleton, William, Glasgow, merchant

Provand, Walter, Glasgow, merchant; by William Pringle, Andrew, Coldstream, merchant

Carrick, accountant there, 25th October Ross, John, Inverness, coal and wood merchant Watt, Alexander, Aberdeen, merchant ; by G. Tait, James, Newton Stewart, merchant

Mackenzie and Alexander Beatson, merchants Thomson, John, Newburgh, Fife, merchant

there, 8th October.

METEOROLOGICAL REPORT.

A SLIGHT explanation will render the following abstract intelligible to our meteorological readers. The self-registering Thermometers, which mark the highest and lowest teme peratures, are adjusted every morning at 10 o'clock, when of course the extremes for the preceding 24 hours are registered as the extremes of the preceding day. The day is thus supposed to begin at 10 A. M. The first column of the abstract, then, contains the monthly averages of the daily extreme temperatures, and of the temperatures at 10 even ing and morning, the means of the two first and the two last separately, and also of the whole four observations. This last is considered as the mean temperature for the month, and will be found, perhaps, to be as nearly so as any result hitherto obtained. From the observations of a series of years, we have found, that the mean of the daily extremes does not differ from the mean of 10 morning and evening, in the yearly average, more than a fraction of a degree; the mean of the whole, therefore, cannot be far from the actual mean temperature. The averages of the Barometer and Hygrometer require no explange

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