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Murray, that his Lordship was inclined or proceeded to the Common Council. to think one or two bullets had been fired' Chamber, where Lord Exmouth had been in at the coach, but no gun or pistol was waiting a considerable time in consequence seen, no smoke appeared, no report was of invitation, to receive the sword" voted heard, no bullet has been found. As soon to him, as a mark of public approbation as the Prince Regent alighted from the and thanks for his splendid victory in the state coach, he informed Sir N. Conant, bombardment of Algiers-The noble Lord the magistrate in waiting, of the outrage was attended by ten captains of his fleet that had occurred, and the Duke of Mon- who had shared the dangers and glory trose was immediately despatched to the of that expedition.

The Lord Mayor office of the home department in search accompanied the presentation by an apof Lord Sidmouth. The prince, after wait- propriate speech; to which Lord Exmouth ing at St James's some time for the noble replied by the most cordial expression of secretary, went in his private carriage to his grateful feelings for the honour conCarlton House ; and whether the mob had ferred upon him by the city of London. relented from their malignant violence, or After the ceremony, his lordship and whether the tumultuous part of them had his colleagues, accompanied by the Lord withdrawn to attend their favourite Hunt, Mayors, Sheriffs, and several other memhis Royal Highness was saluted with huz- bers of the corporation, proceeded to Ironzas. About the time of these violent pro- monger's Hall to partake of a banquet ceedings, that is, about half past two, near- prepared for him by the company, who ly twenty of Hunt's delegates made a pro- took a peculiar interest in the results of cession by Charing-cross through Parlia- that victory. The circumstance which ment street, with about half a dozen pe- rendered that event so interesting to the titions on rolls of parchment in favour of Ironmonger's Company was, that they are reform, carried on their arms like muskets, the trustees of an estate of £2000 a year they marching in a military step.--Hunt, it bequeathed many years ago by one of is said, wished the parchments to be un- their members, a Mr Betton, who had rolled, that the length of them might as- the misfortune to be captured by a Bartonish the passers-by. His myrmidons, bary Corsair, and was several years in however, did not choose to comply with slavery, from which he was ultimately this request ; upon which he observed, that ransomed. In memory of his own suffer. he never had to do with such cowardly ings, and in gratitude for his liberation, persons before.

he directed that £1000 of the legacy aboveA proclamation was issued on Wednes- named should be annually appropriated day morning, the 29th instant, offering for the ransom of British captives, who £1000 reward for the apprehension of the might chance to be enslaved by any of person or persons guilty of the late treason. the Barbary States. The company have able attempt on the life of the Prince religiously obeyed the injunctions of the Regent.

humane testator, and commissioned a reOn the same day, the joint address of gular agent at Mogadore for the purpose. congratulation of both Houses of Parlia- [RELAND.--The Committee appointed ment to the Prince Regent, on his late to appropriate the general fund for the happy escape, was presented to His Royal relief of the poor of Dublin have deter: Highness at Carlton House, which he re- mined to give premiums, at the rate of ceived with all the accustomed state seat- £5 per acre, for the planting of early po. ed upon the throne. The attendance of tatoes within two miles of the castle of Lords and Commons on this occasion was Dublin. The managers of the Cork invery numerous headed by the Lord stitution have voted L.700 for the same Chancellor and Speaker of the House of purpose; the premiums to be distributed Commons. From ten o'clock in the morn. under such regulations as the Committee ing till five in the afternoon, Carlton House shall see fit. was crowded with the nobility and gentry Desperate Poachers. We had hoped of both sexes making their anxious inquire that the determined resistance to well ies, and offering their sentiments of con- known laws had been confined on this gratulation ; and addresses from all parts side of the Tweed to the pursuit of the pure of the country will doubtless be speedily spirit of malt'; we regret to hear, however, presented on this most interesting public that a desperate affray lately took place on occasion.

Lord Blantyre's estate near Haddington, be 31.-The livery of London met in twixt three poachers and his lordship's game. Common Hall, and passed some additional keeper and two assistants. After a most de resolutions in favour of parliamentary re- termined resistance, in which shots were exform; the most important of which was changed and severe wounds given, (one of one for triennial Parliaments, which was the poachers having his arm broken) two out carried by a large majority against an of the three were taken into custody. This amendment, by which it was proposed to was mainly effected by the timely appearance declare in favour of annual Parliaments. of a countryman at the moment when the de.

LORD EXMOUTH. After the adjourn. predators had the best of the fight. (Edinment of the Common Hall, the Lord May. burgh Courant.)

The most interesting of the other occur- want of reflection which recognised no other rences of this month, which our limits do mode of relief than by means of pecuniary not permit us to detail, were the severe donations. The practice has been, almost gales, which have occasioned much damage universally, to employ those who were able on different parts of the coast ;-the dis- to work, and to allow them such wages as tressed condition of the labouring classes, would save them from want, though at the partly owing to the last unfavourable har- same time so moderate as to induce them vest and the high price of provisions ;- to return to their former habits of indepenand the unparalleled exertions made in dent industry as soon as the demand for laevery part of the united kingdom for their bour should revive. Happily, at the morelief. The benevolence of the higher or- ment we are now writing, several of our ders, while it was never at any former pe- manufacturing towns begin to resume their riod so extensively displayed, has not been, former activity; and our prospects are beon the present occasion, alloyed by that coming daily less gloomy and doubtful.



COLONIAL PRODUCE.--Sugars have of late been in considerable demand, without much improvement in prices. Muscavados proper for refining have been purchased freely at a small advance. The stocks of Refined Sugars being very small, and considerable orders having arrived from the Continent, this article has a little improved. The sales of Brazil and East India Sugars, lately brought forward, have gone off briskly, at prices a shade higher. Cofjec has been in some demand for exportation, though not such as to diminish greatly the superabundant stock of this article, which has for many years past been produced in too large quantity for the consumption. Cottons continue in steady demand, without much variation in prices. In East India descriptions there has been considerable briskness, at an advance of £d. to bd. per lb. Tobaccos extremely dull, and prices lower. Rums having fallen considerably in price, the exporters were induced to come into the market, and much business has been done in this article. The last Tea sale at the East India House, which finally closed on the 14th ult. proved that the general freedom of trade with every part of Europe to China, and particularly the exertions of the Americans to supplant the English in the European market, have not had the expected effect : for the average prices shewed an advance of 2d. per lb.

EUROPEAN PRODUCE.—In articles from the Baltic, little business is doing, and prices declining. Hemp from £1 to £2 per ton, and Tallow 1s. to 2s. per cwt. Sowing Linseed in considerable demand, and 110s. has been refused. Clover Seeds are also on the advance, and the stock of American very limited : Red 130s. to 140s. per cwt. There has been much briskness in the Provision trade, and prices have advanced. Brandies and Genevas a shade lower in price. The Wine trade with the Cape of Good Hope is increasing, and how may be called extensive. The remission of the duties has effected this ; but, at the same time that it renders essential service to that settlement, it gives occasion to the introduction, by fraud, into the Cape, of large quantities of Foreign Wines, which are from thence exported to this country as the native produce, to the great injury of the revenue: the present prices, £28 tó £32 per ton. In the demand for the Manufactures of this country, we are happy to announce some improvement, though not yet such as to be very generally felt; still we think the worst is past, and that the late universal depression will in a short time be considerably removed, not, however, that we hope the sanguine expectations of speculators, at the conclusion of the war, can ever be realized. From the most important Continental markets, France and Austria, our manufactures are completely shut out; and other states into which they are admitted, have been for a long time inundated, what with our excessive exports and the produce of native manufactures. The same applies to the North American market ; and the present distracted state of South America has much diminished our trade with that important Continent. Vol. I,




April 7. Cocoa, W. In. £3 5 0 to £4 10 0 Spice, Cinnamon £0 10 0 to £0 11 0 Coffee, W. In. ord. 3 2 0 to 3 10 0 Cloves

0 3 0 to 0 3 8 fine 4 19 0 to 5 8 0 Nutmegs 0 4 2 to 0 6 1

Mocha 5 1 0 to 5 3 0 Pepper, Black 0 0 7 to 0 Cotton, W. I. C. 0 1 6 to 0 1 8

White 0 1 2 to 0 1 3 Demer. 0 1 10 to 0 2 0 Spirits, Brandy,

S. I. fine 0 2 4 to 0 27 Cognac 0 6 9 to 0 7 0 Currants 5 5 0 to

Geneva, Figs, Turkey 3 15 0 to 4 10 0 Schiedam 0 3 10 to 0 4 0 Flax, Riga 63 0 0 to 65 0 0 Rum, Jamai. 0 3 4 to 0 4 4 Hemp, Riga R. 43 0 0 to

Leew. Isl. 0 2 9 to Hops, new, Po. 13 0 0 to 18 18 0 Sugar, Jam. Br. 3 8 0 to 3 12 0 Bags 12 0 0 to 15 0 0

fine 4 2 0 to 4 5 0 Iron, Brit. Bars 100 0 to

E. India 1 14 0 to 2 18 0 Pigs 6 00 to 7 0 0 Lump, fine 5 14 0 to 6 10 0 Oil, Salad 15 0 0 to 16 0 0 Tallow, Russia, Galipoli 100 0 9 to

Yellow 3 1 0 to Rags, Hamburg 2 8 0 to

Tea, Bohea

0 2 6 to 0 2 7 Raisins, Bloom

Hyson, fine 0 5 1 to 0 5 6 or Jar. new 5 5 0 to 5 10 0 Wine, Mad. old 90 0 0 to 120 00 Rice, Car. new 1 19 0 to 2 3 0

Port, old 120 00 to 125 0 0 East India 2 2 0 to 2 5 0 Sherry 110 00 to 120 00 Premiums of Insurance at Lloyd's Coffee-house. Guernsey or Jersey, 20s. Cork, Dublin, or Belfast, 20s. Hamburgh, 11 gs. Madeira, 14. gs. Jamaica, 50s.

Course of Exchange, April 4.-Amsterdam, 39:6 B. Hamburgh, 36 : 2. Paris, 25: : 40. Madrid, 35.

, effect. Lisbon, -57. Dublin, 124. Gold in bars, £3:18: 6 per oz. New doubloons, £3:15: 6. Silver in bars, 5s. Id.

The following is an account of the official value of the Exports from Great Britain in

each year from 1792 to 1816, both inclusive,--distinguishing the value of British Produce and Manufactures from that of Foreign and Colonial Merchandize :

British Produce Foreign and


Manufactures, Merchandize. Exports.

£18,336,851 £6,129,998 £24,466,849 1793,

13,832,268 5,784,417 19,676,685 1794,

16,725,402 8,386,043 25,111,445 1795,

16,338,213 8,509,126 24,847,339 1796,

19,102,220 8,923,848 28,026,063 1797,

16,903,103 9,412,610 26,315,743 1798,

19,672,103 10,617,526 30,290,029 1799,

24,084,213 9,556,14+ 33,610,357 1800,

24,304,283 13,815,837 38,120,120 1801,

25,699,809 12,087,047 37,786,856 1802,

26,993,129 14,418,837 41,411,966 1803,

22,252,027 9,326,468 31,578,495 1804,

23,935,793 10,515,574 34,451,867 1805,

23,004,337 9,950,508 34,954,845 1806,

27,402,635 9,124,499 36,527,184 1807,

25,171,422 9,395,149 36,566,571 1808,

26,691,962 7,862,395 34,554,267 1809,

35,104,122 15,182,768 50,286,900 1810,

34,923,575 10,946,204 45,869,859 1911,

24,131,734 8,277,937 32,409,671 1812,

31,244,723 11,998,449 43,243,172 1813,

The records of this year were destroyed by fire. 1814,

36,092,167 20,499,347 56,591,514 1815,

44,053,455 16,930,439 60,985,894 1816,

36,714,534 14,545,933 51,260,467 (Signed)


Inspector-General of the Imports and Exports of Great Britain. Custom IIousc, London, 13th March 1817.

Weekly Price of Stocks from 1st to 31st March 1817.

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ALPHABETICAL Last of ENGLISH BANKRUPTCIES, announced between 1st and 31st

March 1817, extracted from the London Gazette. Atmore, R. Fouksham, Norfolk, grocer

Little, W. Southshields, linen-draper Adams, L. & J. Barker, Doncaster, iron-founders Lancaster, J. Whitley, Yorkshire, woollen-cloth Abrahams, L. Craven "Buildings, London, glass- manufacturer merchant

Middleton, J. King's Lyn, insurance-broker Ardern, R. Stockport, hatter

Medex, M. Bread Street. London, merchant Bold, J. o. Liverpool, merchant

Murray, W. Bath, money-scrivener Birdwood, S. Plymouth, linen-draper

Morrall, w. Birmingham, factor Baber, J. St James's Street, London, dress-maker Morrice, D. Tenby, rope-manufacturer Blackwell, R. Manchester, manufacturing-chemist Marshall, J. King's Head Court, Newgate Street, Bannister, R. Royd in Meltham, Yorkshire, wool- London, wholesale linen-draper len-cloth manufacturer

Muir, A. Leeds, linen-draper Brown, J. Chesterfield, Derbyshire, grocer

Marsh, T. Liverpool, spirit dealer Brooke, J. Rawfold, Yorkshire, oil-manufacturer Niblett, F. Bread Street, Cheapside, money-seriBrown, E. & T. Hindle, Blackburn, grocers Brookes, W. Paternoster Row, London, silk-manu- Noyes, R. Bulford, Wilts, paper-manufacturer facturer

Nash, R. Kingstone-upon-Thames, seed-crusher Breeze, W. Stafford, potter

Price, G. Threadneedle Street, London, hardwareBinion, J. Edward Street, London, ironmonger man Baines, P. Preston, coal-merchant

Porter, R. & H. Porter, Rood Lane, London, shipBeech, J. Stone, Staffordshire, linen-draper

brokers Bates, J. Halifax, merchant

Price, J. Bristol, ironmonger Curtis, E. Chiswick, Middlesex, surgeon

Pearson, T. North Shields, linen-draper Cree, R. Plymouth Dock, linen-draper

Plaistow, J. & G. Liverpool, coopers Charlton, J. Forster, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, ship- Pearson, J. Portsmouth, draper owner

Parsons, R. Swansea, iron-master Dean, P. B. & J. Fairbrother, Tottington, Lanca- Phillips, J. Fenchurch Buildings, London, watchshire, cotton-spinners

manufacturer Dunn, L. George Street, Mile-end, rope-maker Robertson, G. Liverpool, merchant Davidson, J. Warwick Court, London, merchant Robinson, W. & S. S. Clapham, Liverpool, merDrakely, J. & E. Clementson, Market-bosworth, chants Leicestershire, hosiers

Siordet, J. M. & J. L. Siordet, Austin Friars, LonDutton, T. King Street, Cheapside, London, ware- don, merchants houseman

Summerset, J. Shorsted, Kent, farmer Davies, J. Popping Court, London, stereotype Scott, R. B. Spring-Gardens, London, printer founder and printer

Scott, W. Nottingham, iace-manufacturer Drew, R. Bradninch, merchant

Southell, W. Liverpool, cabinet-maker Dutton, G. Brown's Buildings, London, cheese- Steevens, W. Bristol, coal-merchant monger

Speirs, J. Birmingham, linen-draper Dowley, J. Willow Street, Bankside, corn-merchant Tugood, J. Lancaster, ironmonger Foster, J. Liverpool, timber-merchant

Thompson, T.E.&T.NetherCompton, fax spinners Fell, J. Ratcliffe Highway, London, ironmonger Townshend, J. Ludgate Street, London, ware. Gage, M. Mitcham, brewer

houseman Grosvenor, J. Hart's Hill, Worcestershire, rope- Thomas, M., R. Fillis & W. Cock, Plymouth, conmanufacturer

tractors Grafton, E. Liverpool, glass-dealer

Toulman, W. Carmarthen Street, London, moneyGaley, J. & W. Birmingham, brush manufacturers scrivener Geary, W. Norwich, hosier

Taylor, A. North Shields, sail-maker Harvey, W. G. Battle, gunpowder-manufacturer Thomas, P. Mitre Court, London, merchant Holmes, J. A. Holmes & J. Holmes, Tong, York- Todd, G. Newcastle-upon-Tyne, spirit-merchant shire, woolstaplers

Wilkinson, J. Sculcoats, Yorkshire, merchant Hilling, J. 3. Norwich, jeweller

Wells, L. Poland Street, London, cheesemonger Henriques, J. Cheltenheim, jeweller

Woodburn, J. Millthorp, Westmoreland, tinaber Kilshaw, E. Lancashire, soap-boiler

merchant Knott, J. Manchester, manufacturer

Willey, W. Leicester, draper Lane, R. jun. Norwich, bookseller

Wroe, J. Tong, York, worsted-manufacturer Lush, J. Frome, Somerset, clothier

Whitley, J. Daw Green, York, vintner ALPHABETICAL List of Scotch BANKRUPTCIES, announced between Ist and 31st

March 1817, extracted from the Edinburgh Gazette. Alexander & Samuel, Leith, merchants

Ford, James, Esq. of Finhaven, Montrose, merchant Brown, George, Airdrie, watch and clock maker Fraser, Alexander, Aberdeen, merchant Bryce & Aitken, Farenze Printfield, parish of Neil- Hamilton, John, Dumbarton, merchant sto calico-printers

M'Gouns, Watson, & Co. Greenock, merchants Couper, John, Stenton, tenant, partner of Scott, MʻLiesh, David, jun. Perth, merchant Burt, and Co. tanners, Kilconquhar

Mitchell, Alexander, Fiddesbeg of Foveran, AberCraig, George, Prestonpans, merchant

deenshire, farmer and cattle dealer Clark, Daniel, Auchaleek, near Campbletown, Michael, William, and Son, Inverary, merchants manufacturer

Nixon, Richard, Dunbar, merchant Donall, Thomas, Wick, merchant

Reid, Robert, Thornhill, merchant Donald, William, Greenock, merchant

Stewart, John, Dalnaspeedle, Perthshire, drover Fleming, Robert, Peathill, merchant and carrier and cattle dealer between Glasgow and Stirling

Watt, James, Aberdeen, flesher


S. Beans, old

S. s. 60 to 68

S. d. per 70 libs.

s. S. 50 to 66


Old ....

0 to

A winter rather mild, though wet, and marked by the long prevalence of strong gales from the west, has been succeeded by an early spring, and of late, by very favourable weather for committing the seeds to the ground. The spring crops will therefore probably occupy the usual space; but there is every reason to suspect that a much less extent of wheat than usual was sown in autumn, and that only upon the driest soils could there be any considerable addition made to it since. The grounds sown with the wheat of last season are in several instances unpromising. Live stock of all kinds have passed the winter well. The weather has been propitious to the early lambs.— The corn markets have fluctuated little for some weeks, excepting in the article of inferior wheat, which at present is hardly saleable : and if the supply of foreign wheat be as liberal as it is expected to be, a large portion of what remains of the last year's crop of British wheat is not likely to be in demand at any price. Perhaps oats are the only species of grain on which some farther advance may be expected, the stock of this grain in the high lands, and that of potatoes, which in many places are used as a substitute, generally, being now nearly consumed. Premiums have been offered by the Highland Society of Scotland, and by the Irish Societies, for encouraging the culture of early potatoes, which it is to be hoped may alleviate the pressure of scarcity and dearth during the summer.-— The late markets for horses, cattle, and sheep, indicate an improvement in the demand; sheep, in particular, have advanced considerably in this part of the island. Upon the whole, the prospects of all those farmers whose chief dependence is not placed upon a wheat crop, which was in by far the greater number of instances ruinously deficient last harvest, both in quantity and quality, may be said to be much better than at the corresponding period last year. London," Corn Exchange, April 7.

Liverpool, Saturday, April 5.
Wheat, per gr. s.
Select samples 124 to 130 per quarter

-White runs. 80 to 116

27 to 39

Little business doing, and no variation in the -Red ditto . . 70 to 110-Old

58 to 61

currency. Rye 45 to 58 Pease, boiling 42 to 58


s. d Beans, Irish, Barley English 24 to 52-Gray

48 to 54 Malt.

65 to 78

per quar. 60 to 80 Brank


19 0 to 20 6 Peas, per quar. Oats, Feed(new) 16 to 36 Flour, per sack

New 10 0 to 20 0-Boiling -Old

70 to 80 40 to 43-Second

85 to 95

Scotch 19 6 to 20 0 Rice, p. c. (in b.)40 to 41 - Poland (nev) 18 to 38 -Scotch 80 to 90

Welsh . 19 0 to 20 0 Flour. Old 40 to 46 Pollard, per qr. 24 to 30

Irish New -Potato (new) 38 to 46 -Second 16 to 20

90 to 12 0 American p. bar. 75 to 78

Dantzic 19 0 to 200 - Sour do..
o Bran
10 to 11

69 to 70

Wismar 18 0 to 19 0 -Foreign . . . 25 to 18

American . 19 0 to 20 0

Provisions, &c. Beans, pigeon . 36 to 43'Quart. loaf, 15d. to 1734d Barley, per 60 libs. Beef. per tierce 105

Seeds, fc.--April 7.

6 0 to 90 per barrel 66 to 70

Scotch 6 0 to 9 6 Pork, per barrel 80 to 85 Mustard, brown, s. s. Cinquefvil


7 0 to 7 6

Bacon, per cwt.
Old, per bush. 14 to 18

per quar. 36 to 50
Malt p. Igls. 12 0 to 14 6,

-Short middles 68 to 70 -New ditto 10 to 16 Rye-grass(Pacey)36 to 44

Oats per 45 lb.

-Long ditto 64 to 66 -Old White 8 to 10-Common 12 to 34

Eng. potato 50 to 6 3 Butter, per cwt.
-New ditto 5 to 8 Clover, English,

4 9 to 5 9
- Belfast

84 Tares 8 to 10 -Red, per cwt. 63 to 126

Irish potato 5 6 to 6 2

78 to 80 Turnip, green

- White
65 to 120

5 5 to 5 6

76 to 78 round 26 to 32 -For, red 60 to 150

Scot. potato 5 6 to 6 0-Drogheda 72 to 74 -White 26 to 32 White 51 to 115

5 3 to 56-Cork, 3d .

76 Red 34 to 42 Trefoil

10 to 42
Velsh potato 5 0 to 5 6

2d pickled 86 to 88 Canary, per qr. 76 to 80 Rib grass 30 to 72

4 9

Seeds. -New 65 to 75 Carraway(Eng.) 66 to 72

Clover, p. bush. Hempseed. 115 to 126 -Foreign 45 to 51

Oatmeal, per 240 lb. - White 120 to 140 -New 96 to 105 Coriander 14 to 18 English . 56 to 58 -- Red

110 to 120 New Rapeseed, per last, £48 to £50.--Linseed Oil- Scotch

52 to 56 Flaxseed, per Cake, at the mill, £16, 16s. per thousand. Irish

. 50 to 52

hhd. sowing £5 10 Rape-Cake, £9, to £10.

Beans, English 56 to 60 Rapeseed, p. 1. £10 to £45



Pease & Beans. Ist,......575. Od. 1st,......44s. Od. 1st,......44s. Od. 1st,......38s. Od. 2d, ......47s. Od. 2d, ......40s. Od. 2d, .35s. Od. 2d, ......35s. Od. 3d, ......38s. Od. 3d, ......36s. Od.

3d, ... .30s. Od. 3d,
Average of Wheat, £2:2:11}.

Old-Wheat, 72s. to 745.—Pease, 34s. to 38s.—Beans, 34s. to 38s.



Beans. 1st,......54s. Od. 1st,......45s. Od. 1st,......42s. Od. Ist,......37s. Od. 1st, .....37s. Od. 2d, ...... 40s. Od. | 2d, ......40s. Od. | 2d, ......345. Od. 2d, ......35s. Od. | 2d,......35s. Od. 3d, ..26s. 6d. 3d, ......35s. Od 3d, ...... 28s. Od. / 3d, ......31s. Od. / 30,......31s. Od.

Average of Wheat, £1:19:11. 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.



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