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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.

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

Customs,
Excise,
Stamps,
Post Office,
Assessed Taxes,
Land Taxes,
Miscellaneous,
Unappropriated War Duties,

Quarters ending

Quarters ending
Year ending

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.
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
4,938,770 | 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
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

354,000 378,000 353,000 365,000 1,450,000 330,000 342,000 325,000 354,000 1,349,000
2,521,343 726,909 2,207,659 714,270 6,170,181 2,134,484 368,104 2,216,806 782,602 6,001,996

383,605 133,227 426,503 180,067 | 1,123,402 388,132 154,550 464,664 190,502 | 1,197,848 150,065 72,712 70,554 41,848 335,179 56,085 98,595 62,160 76,799 293,639

374,006 1,023,718 20,031 12,124 | 1,429,879

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

Total Consolidated Fund,
ANNUAL DUTIES to pay off Bills.
*Customs,
Excise,
Pensions, &c.

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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, 11,919,897 | 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

31 1,777,310
525

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,

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

Total Vet Revenue,

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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.

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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 lls. to 136. higher. The Refined market is also languid, and prices have declined 2s. to 3s. Molas. ses 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 be. ing 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 ex. ceedingly 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 IN 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. 98. to 20s. Hamburgh, 20s. to 30s. Madeira, 20s. to 25. 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 Es. Madrid, 37 effect. Cadiz, 36% effect. Gibraltar, 32. Lisbon, 58. Genoa, 461. Leg. horn, 484. 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 goh, 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, 585. 8 d.

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

DUTIES. B. P. Dry Brown,

• cwt, 78

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80 to 84 75 to 81 81 to 82 Mid. good, and fine mid. 82 86 84

95 82
89 83
86

£1 10 0 Fine and very fine,

88
96

90
93 91

97 efined, Doub. Loaves, 155 165

152

163 Powder ditto, 126 150

115 117 Single ditto, 122 124 125 126 125

128 112 114 Small Lumps

115 118 118

120 126

130 110 113 "Large ditto, 114 116 116

114 122 107 109 hi Crushed Lumps,

70 72 69

71
72

108 114 JOLASSES, British, cwt. 40

40
40

0 7 64 OFFEE, 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 Jutch, Triage and very ord. 72 82

76
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 mit Domingo,

90
93 85
91 88

94
'IMENTO (in Bond)
Ib. 8} 9 9

93 9

10 PIRITS,

0 0 93 Jam. Rum, 160. P. gall. 3s 6d 38 8d 3s 6d 3s 8d 3s 2d 3s 4d

3s 7d

0 8 1ł 11 Brandy, 7 6 7 9

9 1 9 2 (B.S. 0 17 0:1 Geneva, 3 10 4 0

3 10 4 0 F.S.) El Grain Whisky,

0 17 1172 7 0 7 3 VINES,

B.S. 1 2 143 18 0 Claret, 1st Growths, hhd. 45 50

F.S. F148 46 Portugal Red,

45

£32

40 Spanish White,

B.S. 95 11 0 46

32

45 Teneriffe,

35

18 20 F.S. 98 16 0 13 Madeira, 60 70

55 64
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(F.S.) 99 16 6 SOGWOOD, Jam. ton. £8 0 £8 10 8 0 8 10 8 5 8 15 8 5 9 0 Honduras,

8
9 8 10
9 0 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 I Cuba, 17

1 17 0 17 15 14 10 16 0

4 61 INDIGO, Caraccas fine, lb. 9s 6d lls 6d 8 6 9 6 9 0 11 6

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

2 3 2
4

2 4,5 Ditto Oak, 4 7 5 2

05 63 Christiansand (dut. paid) 2 4 2 5 Honduras Mahogany

0 11
1 11 0 10 18 1 0 1 1

3 16 0 St Domingo, ditto

1 2
3 0 2 0 2 4

8 14 2 brl.

(B.S. 1 TAR, American,

16

1 4) 13 0 16 0

{F.S.) 2 112 Archangel,

19
20

19
20

B.S.

8 6 PITCH, Foreign,

8 6

(F.s. 1 10 1 TALLOW, Rus. Yel. Cand. 65 66

68
69 66

0 3 2 Home Melted, 68

67 HEMP, Riga Rhine,

44 43
44 45

£43
SB.S.

9 17 Petersburgh Clean,

42

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

0 10 03 - FLAX, Riga Thies. & Druj. Rak. 63

70 50 Dutch, 120

B.S. 0 0 Irish,

52
53

0 0 778 MATS, Archangel,

60 105.

(B.S.) 1 3 9 66

5 10

F.S. 1 BRISTLES,

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

12

13

F.S.) 0 3 115 ASHES, Peters. Pearl, 63

(B.S.) 0 4 64

(F.S.) 06 Montreal ditto,

64
66 60
62 62

65
Pot,
50 52

0 1 7
45
46 17

51 OIL, Whale,

tun. 44
45 43
46

48

50 Cod, 155 (p. brl.)

Uncertain. 45

46 TOBACCO, Virgin. fine, Ib. 10 102 103 11 08 09 10

14% Middling,

9
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10 0 54 0 6 7

72

0 3 10 Inferior,

8

9 0 47 0 5 COTTONS, Bowed Georg.

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

2 10 2 62 2 8
good,

27 2 4 2 6 2 3 2 6
middling,
2 5 1 11 2 3

B.S.

8 7 Demerara and Berbice,

2 3 1 10 2 2 1 113 2

F.S. West India,

2 0 19 1 10 1 8 1 10 Pernambuco,

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2 3 2 23 Maranham,

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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.

S. d.
S.

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 Finé do..

- to 46 English,

10 0 to 13 6 Flour, English, English Wheat, 54 to 571 Tick Beans, • 34 to 44 ||Scotch

0 0 to 0 0 p.280lb.fine to Fine do. 80 to 941 Old do..

43 to 53 | Welch ..
0 0 to 0 0 Seconds

to Old do. ...

88 to 102 Small do. 38 to 46 Irish ... 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 24 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 601 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 50 English 40 0 to 42 0 Pease, boilers . 56 to 58 Seconds, . 70 to 75 Malt p. 9gls. 10 0 to 11 0 Scotch 0 0 to 0 0 Fine do. - to 601 Rye, per qr. 34 0 to 36 0 Irish

00 to 00 Oats, per 45 lb. Seeds, goc.

Eng.pota. 4 Oto 4 6

Butter, Beef, Gre.

common 0 0 to 0 0 Butter, per cwt. s. 8. Mustard, Brown, s.

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

o Newry

105 to 107 -White. 9 to 12 -Common . . 12 to 32 Foreign 3 0 to i 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,

0 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 00 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 0|--Long do. 54 to 56
EDINBURGH. OCTOBER 8.
Wheat.
Barley.

Oats.

Pease & Beans. 1st,......56s. Od. 1st,......348. 6d. 1st,......32s. Od. 1st,......31s. Od. 2d, ......42s. Od. 2d, .28s. Od. 2d,

2d, ...... 278. Od. 3d, ...... 40s. Od. 3d, .24s. Od. 3d, ...... 24s. Od. 3d, ...... 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.

dozen ls. 3d. to Os. Od. Pork Os. 5d. to Os. 6d.

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

6s. Od. to 6s. 3d, Quartern Loaf ls. Od. to ls. 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. 1st, ..... 29s. Od 2d, ......34s. Od. | 2d, ...... Os. Od. 2d, ....... Os. Od. | 2d, ...... 26s. Od. | 2d,...... 26s. Od .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, ...... 0s. 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, 43$. 6d.-Barley, 42s. 2d.-Dats, 28s. 11d.-Beans, 478. 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. 70.–Barley, 44s. 2d. --Oats, 39s. i0d.---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. Amoid, G. Abergavenny, grocer

Jordan, W. Finch Lane, eating-house keeper Bailey, W. Friesion-fen, Lincolnshire, farmer Irwin, T. Chatham, merchant Barket, J. Lane-end, Slatfordshire, 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

Lytepool, H. Chilthorne-Domer, butcher Borsall, R. Broker Row, Southwark, builder Manderson, W. jun, Woolwich, dealer in glass Booth, Bishopwearmouth, ship-owner

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

burner Casson, J. Broadhalgh, R. Ashworth, Midghall, Michell, R. Marazion, Cornwall, ailor and J. Ashworth, broadhalgh, Rochdale, flannel Nsh, J. Wotton-under-Edge, currier manufacturers

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

printer Cothin, 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
Cosens, w.
Kensington, linen-draper

Pierce, W. Haybrook Pottery, Shropshire, potter (ramp, 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
Med, 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
Inerchant

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. Bali, 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 Hatırd, T. R. Liverpool, merchant

Smith, J. London Road, London, grocer Hensman, 1. ant W. Liverpool, inerchants Stead, G. Aldermanbury, London,

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

chant Houghton, H. Warton, Lancashire, deaker

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

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

Welchman, J. Bradford, Wilts, linen-draper
Jackson, W. and W. Kelly, Shipton Mallet, grocers Yeo, l. 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 haberilasher

Burnett, William, Leith, merchant; at the 'Trus. Laston, John, Edinburgh, inerchant

tees' Office, Parliament Square, Edinburgh, 10th Huvey, 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, Jarnes, Johnsi aven,

ship-owner and mer Trustee, in the Sherifi-clerk's Office, Dumfries, chant

1th November Middleton, William, Glasgow, merchant

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

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

Mackenzie and Alexander Beatson, merchants Thornson, 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 iem 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 fraction of a degree ; the mean of the whole, therefore,

cannot be far from the actuak mean temperature. The averages of the Barometer and Hygrometer require no explanka

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