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PRICES CURRENT, May 20, 1816. Fire-Office Shares, &c. May 20.

Canals. £. L.

Chesterfield Div. 61..... 100

£. d. d. £. d. d. Croydon American pot-ash, perevt. 3 16 0 to 4 18 0

Crinan

2 5 Ditto pearl

0 6 0 Ellesmere and Chester (D.41.) 76 0 Barilla

1 10 0 0

ÖÖGrand Junction ...(Div. 81.).. 148 Brandy, Cogniac,bond.gal. O 5 3 0 6 6

Grand Surry

56
Ib. 0 5 0
Camphire, refined

0 5 2
Huddersfield

10 Ditto unrefined .. cwt.12 10 0 14 0 0 Kennett and Avon.. Div. 158 14 Cochineal, garb. bond. ib. 1 100 1 11 0

Lancaster ...... Div. 11. 19 10 Ditto, East-Jndia 0 5 0 0 5 6 Leeds and Liverpool (Div. 82.) 230 Coffee, tine bond....cwt. 4 12 0 5 2 0

Leicester Div. lll.....

225 Ditto ordinary 2 18 0 2 0

Old Union...... Div. 41. Cotton Wool, Surinam, lb. 0 2

0 2 4 Monmouth ... ... Div. 101... 140 Ditto Jamaica .. O 0 0 0 0

o Montgomery

83 Ditto Smyrna 0 1 6 0 2 3

Oxford ... Div. 311. 466 Ditto East-India 0 1 4 0 0 0 Shropshire ...... Div. 41.... 78 Currants, Zant....cwt.. 4 4 0 0 0 o Stratford

26 10 Elephants' Teeth ...23 0 0 30 0 0

Stroudwater

232 Scrivelloes 24 0 0 33 0 0

Swansea .... Div. 101.... 176 Flax, Riga ........ ton 62 0 0 0 0 0 Thames and Medway

12 Ditto Petersburgh 46 0 0 0 0 0 Trent and Mersey.. Div. 601. 1200 Galls, Turkey.... cwt. 0 0 0 10 10 Warwick & Birming. Div. 12. 250 Geneva, Holl. bond.gab 0 2 8 0 3

o Worcester and Birmingham.. 25 Ditto, English...... 0 13 0

Decks. Gum Arabic, Turkey,cwt. 8 0 0 12 0 0

East India........ Div. 71... 1361 Hemp, Riga,.. ton 43 0 0 0 0 0

London ... Div. 51.....

730 Ditto Petersburgh

40 0 0 41 0 0 West India .... Div. 01.. ... 146 Indigo, Caraccas Ib. 0 0 0 0 0 0

Roads, Ditto East-India .... 0 0 10 0 Commercial

80 Iron British bars .. ton 11 0 0 12 0 0 Dover Street.....

30 Ditto Swedish c.c.n.D. 22 10 0 0 0 0 Highgate Archway 501. sh... Ditto Swed. 2nd sort 12 0 0 12 10 0

Insurance Companies. Lead in pigs.. ton 20 0 0 0 0 Albion..

£50 pd. 30
Ditto red
ton 23 0 0

0 0
Atlas

2 2
Lead white
ton 38 0 0 0 0 0 Birmingham Fire

150 Logwood chips ton 14 0 0 15 0 0 County

25 Madder, Dutch crop,cwt 4 10 0 5 5 0 Eagle

1 17 Mahogany ft. 0 1 2

104 0 103 Oil, Lucca .. 24 gal jar 13 10 0 0 0 0 Hope

2 2 Ditto Florence, chest 2 0 0 0 0 0 London Ship

19 15 18 Ditto whale 28 0 0 0 0 Rock.

2 6 Ditto spermaceti , ton 520 0 0 0 0 Birmingham Lite . . 1001.pd. .. 76 Pitch, Stockholm ..cwt. 0 16 0 0 0 0 Imperial

46 Raisins, bloom....cwt. 4 15 0 5 10 0 | Royal Exchange

235 236 Rice, Caroliua bond 2 5 0 0 0 0

Water Works. Rum, Jamaica bond gal, 0 3 9 0 4 1 Kent (Old ....(Div. 21.)... 30 10 30 Ditto Leeward Island 0 2 6 0 0 0

East London

.... Div. 21... Saltpetre, East-India, cwt. 2 190 0 0 0 Grand Junction

25 Silk, thrown, Italian, Ib. 2 9 0 2 13 0 Manchester and Salford

25 Silk, raw, .. Ditto 1 12 0 1 15

Portsmouth & Furlington... 11
Tallow, Russia, white 0 0

0 0 0
South London

31
Ditto
yellow 2 11 0 0

0

Bridges, Tar, Stockholm .. bar. 1 1

0 0 0

Strand 1001. sh. all pd.(Disct.) 17 Tin ju blocks......cut. 6 9 0 0 0

0 Southwark Bridge(Disct.) 45 Tobacco, Maryland, Ib. 0 06} 0 ( 11

Literary Institutions.
Ditto Virginia

0 1
0 1 3 London, 75 gs.

41 Wax, Guinea......cwt. 7 10 0 8 10 0 Russel

17 17 Whale-fins (Greenl) tou 70 00 0 0 0 Surry 30 gs.

12 Wine :

Mines. Red Port, bond pipe .. 40 0 0 56 00 | Beeralstone ... Disct......

5 Ditto Lisbon...

45 0 0 55 00 Brit Copper Company Div. 51. 44 43 10 Ditto Madeira

50 0 0 60 0 0 | English Copper Company D.85.7 Ditto Vidonia 0 0 0 0 0

Miscellaneous. Ditto Calcavella

0 0 0 0 0 0 Lon. Commer. Sale Rooms 31 0 31.10 Ditto Sherry.......butt 30

55 00 Ditto Flour Comp. (Div. 8s.) 4 10 Ditto Claret 36 € 60 00 Auction Mart

15

0 1 10 Globe

.......

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METEOROLOGICAL TABLE,

LONDOV MARKETS.

8 o'clock
Moruing.

Noon,
1 lo'clock

Night.
Height of
& Barome.

Inches.
So o'clock

S. d.

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55 55

PRICE OF BREAD, Dryness The Peck Loaf to weigh 171b. 6oz., ... 4d. by Leslie's | The Half ditto ditto 8 11

Baromet. The Quar. ditto ditto 4 5 1 2 Apr 21 49 44 29,75 | 0 Rain

The do. ditto ditto 2 28 2246 55 46 ,690 Rain

POTATOES, 23 55 66 51 ,76 27 Fair

Kidney...... 6 00 Ox Nobles ., 3 100 24 50 66 52 ,80 46 Fajr Champions 4 0 0 Apple 4 10 25 55 66 48 30,03 47 Fair

ONIONS, per Bushel, 2s Od to 3s 60 26 47

49 ,05 56 Fair 47 50 50 ,02 62 Fair

MEAT. 28 5067 52 29,84 60 Fair Smithfield, per stone of 8lb. to sink the Offal. 29 57 61 55 ,55 41 Cloudy

Beef

mut. veal. pork lam. 30 54 60 51 ,56 49 Fair 1816.

$. d. 8. d. 8. d. 8. d. May 1

47 55 46 ,62 63 Fair May 3 5 05 06 0 5 6 7 8 2 52 55 ,80 160 Fair

10 5 0 5 06 016 017 0 3 52 55 50 ,950 Rain

17 5 4 5 3

67 450 52 50 30,080 Rain

24 5 2 5 6 6 8 5 8
50 51 49 29,800 Rain
49 55

SUGAR.
48 ,95 36 Cloudy
7 50 54 50 ,7049 Showry Fine or Canary, 24 to 30 lbs.

Lumps ordinary or large 32 to 40 lbs... 111 8 50 52 43

129. ,500 Rain 47 52

1288 46 ,47 0 Rain

Loaves, fine.. 10 47 47

1205 45 ,200 Rain

Powder, ordinary, 9 to 11lbs..
11 43 47 40
238 37 Cloudy

COTTON TWIST.
12 40 45 37 239 30 St. Sh. May 20. Mule 1st quality, No. 40 38.

8d. 13

47
43
,67 27 Showry

-No. 120 Rs. 38.
14 47 60
,82 34 Fair

-2d quality, No. 40 38. 2d. 15 52 ,820 Rain

Discount—12} per cent. 16 52 67

55 ,83 29 Fair 17 57

,79 44 Fair COALS, delivered at 133. per chald. adranos; 18 46 54 47 ,81 40 Cloudy

Sunderland.

Newcastle. 19 50 47

,85 35 Cloudy Apr 30. 38s 9d to 00 32s Od to 44 % 20 48 57 48 ,90 47 Fair

May 7. 37s 3d 44 0 34s od 45 6

14. 355 60 39 6 34s 6d 46

21. 333 6d 0 36s Od 47 London Premiums of Insurance.

LEATHER.
Butts, 50 to 561b. 210 | Calf Skins 30 to

Dressing Hides .. 19,
At 158. 9d. Povle, Exeter, Dartmouth, Ply: Crop hides for cut, 19d Ditto 50 to 70.. 56

45lb. per doz. 28 mouth, and Falmouth.

Flat Ordinary 18d Seals, Large.... AL 158. Yarmouth, Hull, and Newcastle At_20s. Dublin, Cork, Waterford, Newry, CANDLES; per doz. 12s.6d. ; moulds 13s.od.

SOAP; yellow, 86s.; mottled 948.; curd 10% Bristol, Chester, aud Liverpool. At 15s. to lig. France,

Course of Exchange. At 158.9d. to 208 Gottenburgh. Home

Bilboa

34 At lg. Madeira, ret. Home 2 gs.

Palermo, per oz. 113d. At 3 gs. East-India, Comp. ships.

Amsterdam, us. 39.6 Leghorn

474

Ditto at sight At 1 to 11 gs. Gibraltar, Cadiz, Lisbon, Opor- Rotterdam

39 0 Genoa to; Home gs.

12-2 Venice,

26-50

Hamb, us. 2} At 358. Leeward Islands.

35-10 Naples

394 Altona us. 235-11 | Lisbon

57 At 2 gs. Cape of Good Hope, Africa. Home the Paris, 1 d.d. 25-35 | Oporto

576 Ditto, 2 us. 25-55 Rio Janeiro

60 At if to 2gs. Western Isles. Home;? gs. Madrid

34 Dublin

15! At 2gs. Jamaica. Home 2 to 3 g8.

Cadiz, At 2 gs. Brazils. Home, the same.

34 | Cork

Agio Bank of Holland, 2 per cent.
At 7gs. East-Indies, out and home.
At 2 gs. Malta, Sicily, &c.

HAY and STRAW.-AT SMITHFIELD. At 2 to 3 gs. Honduras,

Hay. Straw. Clover. At ito 2gs. Canada, Newfoundland.

1. s. d. 1. $. d. At 20s. St. Petersburgh, Riga, &c. Stockholm, May 2 5 8

2 2 0 6 6 0 Home.

5 8 0 2 2

6 At 00 gs. Southern Whale Fishery out and 16 5 10 0 2 2

8 home,

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THE

LITERARY PANORAMA ,

AND

Rational Register:

For JULY, 1816.

AND

NATIONAL and PARLIAMENTARY misery under which the earth suffers,

It is not so severe as it might be: it is Notices,

not so extensive as it might be. It does PROSPECTIVE and RETROSPECTIVE.

not include that number of individuals

which it might; it does not oppress (BRITISH & FOREIGN.)

them so heavily, as it might. The

Pestilence ravages and destroys-but TREATIES,

only from time to time, from age to

age, it breaks the bounds which comTHE CHRISTIAN TREATY, commission to overpass its ordinary sta

monly confine it; it seems to await a Signed between

tion, and to exert an influence more exTHE EMPEROR OF AUSTRIA,

tensively fatal. The same may be said of THE KING OF PRUSSIA,

that not unequal scourge of the human

race-the Sword. True it is, that the THE EMPEROR OF RUSSIA,

pestilence depends not on the human will;

nor receives its commission from man ; December 25, 1816.

whereas man draws the sword against

his fellow, and is the arbitrary agent in Of all the 'fetlings incident to huma- urging its destructive powers, with ine nity, the most painful, the most lamen- furiate animosity and skill, and with the table, are those attendant on Atheism. utmost strength of his arm. To the well-constituted mind nothing is

The ainbition of one man covets so afflicting, as suspicion of the possible the dangerous and troublesome office of absence of a power by which the world ruling over many. We have lately seen is governed ; and, in consequence of that it aspire at dominion over whole nations; absence, a remission of the superinten in their interests, their prejudices, their

-nations so distinct, and so opposite, dance of mankind-of the whole race of mankind to the listless indifference of manners, that scarcely had they any chance. The atoms of Lucretius might principle in common, that might serve

as a bond to the whole. Ambition was, they might disperse, after having united, in this instance, more extensive than and dissolve the world they had made;

the pestilence; it refused to set bounds Chance might dispose of the wbole :

to its avidity; the whole world was inwhat'a miserable consideration for weak

cluded in its glance. The powers of naand fallible 'mortals ! What a gloomy

ture opposed this folly; and, where the perspective for to-day, "for to-morrow,

pestilence must have stopped, ambition for ever!

met with a barrier. The same causes It is a' more pleasing delusion, even if which would have controuled this, cone it be a delusion, to believe that some

trouled the other, and mankind found one rational power interferes to abate the

reason additional for acknowledging the

kivdness of an interposing Deity. The Vom IV. No. 22. Lit Pan. N. S. July 1.

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a

instance proved that appointments of unprincipled ambition, at that moment, Providence are not without infinite fore- presented. sight, and that their application, when Exalted station is continually exposed opportunity should offer, is equally the to the shafts of jealousy, and to the dispensation of Sovereignty, Power, and suspicions of invidious unbelief. The Beneficence.

same action that would be admitted as It was not, ther, consistent with the wise credible, and applauded as becoming, designs of Providence that a single poten- in a private individual, shall be criticized tate should include too great a surface of and scrutinized, and pronounced increthe earth under bis rule; that a single dible, perhaps unworthy, in a sovereign. will should enforce the obedience of too As if a sovereign were necessarily digreat a number of pations, or fix the vested of human feelings ;-as if his fate of individuals, in a proportion too mind were less accessible to conviction considerable of the population of the than that of his meanest subject; as if globe.

all his actions were inseparable from The earth is divided among the hu- parade, and as if his crown prevented man race ; there are, no doubt, impor- the enjoyments, the impulses of uncon

him from participating in the duties, tant purposes answered by this division. It is not for a mere being of simple hu- strained and ingenuous humanity. Hard manity to affect, even, to receive the ho fate of crowned heads, if this be inevimage of all peoples, and kindreds, and tably and universally true! nations, and tongues. That is the alone We bave lately had occasion to introprerogative of Him who made them. duce a series of TREATIES, not He reigns over all; nor has he delegat- little different in their prevailing feaed his office to the proudest among

tures, from former examples. The point mortals who ever occupied a throne. if of tine at which they originated was exHe reigns, it were well to acknowledge traordinary; the opportunity was too him: if His authority be supreme, let precious to be veglected: but, nevertheall bow to it: if His will be known, no-less, the most extraordinary of all is, thing can be more prudent, more ho- that which has been called, par eminourable, more becoming, than a con- nénre, formity to his pleasure, and coincidence

THE CHRISTIAN TREATY. with his purposes.

The first suspicion suggest.d by those This is not the usual voice of kings: those who affect to be startled at an appearvicegerents of God upon earth, are ordinance so unusual, is, that it binds the narily too fond of the symbols of divinity parties to obligations understood, but by which they are surrounded. Accus-not expressed; not merely friendly to tomed to fattery from their earliest themselves, but inimical to others ;years, they know not how to live with that the profession of desiring to estaout it : the incense is fragrant, blish Christianity and Christian printhough acknowledged to be misapplied. ciples, implies and includes, a stipulaHistory records a few who have bowed tion to suppress all others :--that, to the knee with earnest devotion 10 the support Christianity is to extirpate Power that rules over all; and our own Judaism and Mohaminedism, as well as days have witnessed the combination of Paganism :-that to bind themselves to sovereigns after the gain of a tremendous obedience to maxims established by battle, on their knees, in pious acknow- the religion of Christ, is to impugn and ledgement—“ O God! thine arm was stigmatize all other, from whatever source here.” The same princes have entered derived. Such is the refinement of into a treaty, founded on similar senti- thorough bred politicians! Words have ments, which is the immediate subject no ordinary meaning, in their estimation, of the present article. It is, perhaps, among statesmen, whatever they may the completion of ideas caught on the have among the world at large. Nothing field of Leipsic: of sentiments cherished, can be done, without some insidious and resolutions made, amid that contem- motive, some bye end to be served, by plation of the waste of human life which parties concerned in the most simple

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