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The Caledonian Mercury


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Date of Article: 19/04/1794
Printer / Publisher: Robert Allan 
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Theatre Royal CHEMISTRY AND PHARMACY. MR NELSON will begin a Summer Course of Lectures on Chemistry and Pharmacy, on Monday, May 12. at ten o'clock forenoon, and a similar Course, at Seven o'- clock in the evening, at the Class Room, Surgeon's Square. In these Courses, a particular attention will be paid to Pneumatic Chemistry. And, an extenfive series of Experi- ments and Processes will be exhibited in every branch of Chemical Science. Tickets, Two Guineas. Perpetual Tickets, Four Guineas. SALE OF HORSES & HOUNDS. On Friday next the 15th curt, will be Sold by auction at Mr. Smith's Stable- yard in Pleasance, FIVE CAPITAL HUNTERS, with a good Hack Horse, At the same time will be sold, a Capital PACK of FOX HOUNDS, consisting of Thirty- two Couple, some of which were bred by the famous Mr, Rennell, others by the Duke of Richmond, Lord Southampton, & c. The sale will begin at twelve o'clock noon. ONE POUNDS REWARD. London, 24th of June 1793. AS there is reason to suspect that many Fires have been occasioned by the wilful attempts of evil- minded per- sons, the Governor and Company of the Royal- Exchange As- surance, the Managers of the Sun- Fire- Offiee, and the Direc- tors of the Phoenix Firc- Office, do hereby offer a REWARD of ONE HUNDRED POUNDS, to be paid on the convic- tion of any person who shall, within the term of one year from the date hereof, have wilfully and maliciously been the occasion of any Fire which shall have happened in any part 0f Great Britain. . This Reward will be paid by either of the said Offices, o- ver and above all Parliamentary, Parochial, or any other Rewards whatever. And whereas a FIRE happened in the Houfe at Hope Park lately possessed by. Mr Martin Lindsay, betwixt Tues- day evening the 18th current, and Wednesday the 19th in the morning, which, from certain circumltances, is supposed to be wilful, this Reward of 100l. will be paid for the discovery and conviction of the party concerned, by applying to Ro- BERT ALLAN, Agent for the Sun Fire- office. Edinburgb, March 20. 1794. On MONDAY, April 21. will be presented, A Comedy, called THE HEIRESS. To which will be added, a Farce, called THE ENGLISHMAN IN PARIS. Tickets, and Places for the Boxes, to be had of Mr GIBB at the Box- Office of the Theatre. DR BLAIR'S FOURTH VOLUME OF SERMONS. , Tuesday next will be Published, BY WILLIAM CREECH, SERMONS, by HUGH BLAIR, D. D. F. R. S. Edinburgh, One of the Ministers of the High Church, and Professor of Rhetoric and Belles Letters in the University of Edinburgh; VOLUME FOURTH. OR WILLIAM CREECH MAY BE HAD, All the other Volumes of Dr Blair's Sermons. EIGHTEENTH EDITION. This Day Were Published, In One Volume 8v0. price 5s. in boards, MEDICAL & SURGICAL OBSERVATIONS, B Y AUG. GOTTLEIB RICHTER, M. D. Professor of Medicine in the University of Goethingen, & c. & c. TRANSLATED FROM THE GERMAN. Printed for T. DUNCAN, No. 15. South Bridge Street , E- dinburgh ; and G. G. & J. Robinson, London. THE AMATEURS OF PAINTING AND THE FINE ARTS, HAVE now an opportunity of gratifying their taste at a very small expence, by visiting H. FARQUHARSON'S EXHIBITION or PICTURES, DRAWINGS & PRINTS, Register Street. Price of admittance, with Catalogues, One Shilling. In this Collection will be found many charming Cabinet Pictures of the Italian, Flemish, and Dutch Schools, and of the most eminent English masters; and H. Farquharson ha- ving collected them at a very considerable expence, he trusts to the generous patronage of the public. The Pictures are to be disposed of by private sale, and the prices are marked 0N them. Purchasers will have a free ad- mission, and catalogues gratis. EDINBURGH, April 19. 1794. CHEAP WAISTCOATS, AND BLACK & COLOURED SILK FLORENTINES, & c. ALEXANDER MONTGOMERIE & co. being a- bout to Dissolve the Concern, and wind up the Busi- ness by the middle of May, are presently Selling off their STOCK OF GOODS, at very reduced prices -.— Among 0- ther Fashionable Articles they particularly recommend A great variety of handsome Waistcoats, at2s. war- ranted fast colours. A great variety of Fancy, Stripped, and Check'd Silk and Cotton ditto, from 2 s. 6 d. to 8 s. 6d. Different sorts of Tweel'd Silk Florentines, black and coloured, so low as 8 s. and 8 s 6 d. per yard. As these Goods are all manufactured by themselves, late- ly, the Public may depend upon their being perfectly fashion- able, and of equal quality to any in Scotland. N. B. It is requested all those indebted to the Company will order immediate payment of their accounts, and all ha- ving claims will please apply for payment. Soutb Bridge, Edinburgh, April 12.1794. MAHOGANY— BY AUCTION. There is to be SOLD 0N Tuesday 22d current, at twelve o'- clock noon, at Charles Watson's Wood Yard, east end of Drummond Street, EIGHTEEN LOGS OF HONDURAS MAHOGANY, consigned to him, of excellent sizes and qualities.— To be put up in such lots as purchasers incline. N. B. C. WATSON keeps always ready made, a stock of fashionable Cabinet and Upholstery Furniture.— Although he does not pretend to sell either at or below cost, hopes he has convinced his employers, that his articles are of the best quality, and on the mosr reasonable terms, and takes this opportunity of expressing his grateful acknowledgments to them for their many favours. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE. To be SOLD by auction, by William Bruce, on Tuesday the 22d April curt, in South Frederick Street, No 3. East Side An Assortment of Dining- room, Drawing- room, Bed- chamber, and Kitchen FURNITURE— amongst which are a Piano Forte, a Washing Machine, and a Mangle. The sale to begin at eleven o'clock forenoon. HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, & c. To be SOLD by public roup, on Tuesday and the day follow- ing the 22d and 23d April 1794, THE Whole FURNITURE of that House, middle of New Street, Canongate, the property of the late William Lumsdaine, Esq.— First day's sale to consist of Kit- chen Furniture— Dining- room and Drawing- room ditto— Mounted Beds, Feather Beds, Matresses, and Blankets, & c. Second day's sale. Tea and Table China— Silver Plate— a great quantity of fine Bed and Table Linen— also, an excel- lent Table Clock, & c. Each day's sale to begin at eleven o'clock forenoon. HOUSE IN QU E EN STREET. To be LET, for one or more years, THAT HOUSE, being No. 75 in Queen Street, consist- ing of three stories; the first contains dining- room, two bed- rooms, and several closets; the second, drawing- room, two bed- rooms, and two large closets; and the sunk storey, a kitchen, scullery, store- room, laundry, pantry and cellars.— There is. a small Garden at the back of the housec, and cellars in the sunk area in front. The house will be seen from twelve to three.— And For further particulars apply to Mr Braidwood, uphol- sterer, Bridge Street, or George Kennedy, at Mr Macdo- nald's, Prince's Street. SALE OF HOUSES AND GROUNDS IN THE SHERRIFF- BRAE, LEITH. To be SOLD by public roup, within the Old Exchange Cof. feehouse, Edinburgh, on Wednesday the 16th July 1794, at one o'clock afternoon, THAT LARGE TENEMENT in the Sheriff- Brae of Leith, called the MANSION- HOUSE of SHER- RIFF- BRAE, with sundry smaller Houses and Cellars, and . a large- Garden adjoining, This property from its immediate vicinity to the improvements in the harbour now in con- templation, is remarkably well situated for warehouses, yards for ship- building, & c. The rental and title- deeds of the subjects are to be seen in the hands of Richard Hotchkis, W. S, who will inform as to all other particulars. To be SOLD or LET upon Lease, and entered to at Whit- sunday next, THAT HOUSE No. 59. West End of GEORGE STREET, South side, presently possessed by Sir Alexander Mac- kenzie, Bart. consisting of dining- room, breakfasting- room, and bed- rooms, on the first floor ; Two drawing- rooms and bed- room, entering from each other, on the second floor; Four bed- rooms and closets, with a large closet, on the third floor; With two bed- rooms and two garret- rooms, store- room, and closets, in the attic storey. The ground flat consists of a large kitchen with water- pipe, servants hall, laundry, house keeper's room, butler's pantry-, common pantry, larder, and two cellars with catacombs, all within the house. In the front area, 3 large cellars, water- cistern, & c Behind the house, coach house stables, and wash- house, with water- pipe, water- closet, & c. a neat small green for drying cloaths, and pump- well. FROm the background being rather below the level of the kitchen to the south, that flat is uncommonly light, and free from damps. The house to be seen from twelve till three o'clock every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday. For further particulars, apply to Mr Lamb, upholsterer, South Bridge, or Mr George Cumin, writer to the signet. FOR ST PETERSBURGH, THE BRIG VENUS, Burden 200 Tons, WM. GAVIN jun. Master, from Leith for St Petersburgh the 1st May. This vessel has good ac- commodation for passengers. ' freight or passage out apply to Ram- say, Wiiliamson, and Co. Leith. AT LEITH— FOR QUEBEC, THE SHIP FELLOWSHIPHALL, THOMAS THOMSON Master, hour for Quebec, and will sail positively For passage out, apply to John Alexan- der, and William Gowan, Leith. The Ship has excellent accommodation for passengers. SHIPS FOR SALE. To be SOLD by public roup, within the New Inn of Aber- deen, upon Saturday the 26th curt, between the hours of six and seven o'clock in the evening, THE BRIGANTINE JASON, OF ABERDEEN, burden 160 tons or thereby, per register; The Brigantine RESOLUTION, of the burden of 95 tons or thereby; The Sloop COUNTESS of ERROLL, burden 68 tons ;— and The Sloop SPEEDWELL, burden 42 tons. All presently lying in the harbour of Aberdeen, well found and prime sailing vessels. Inventories: to be seen at the shop of John Jamieson and Co. Broadgate, Aberdeen. A VESSEL FOR SALE A To be SOLD by public auction, within Gibb's Coffeehouse, Leith, betwixt the hours of six and seven in the afternoon of Friday the 25th current, THE BRIG JEAN of STAKICO, As she now lies in Leith harbour, with her Rigging and Apparel, measurnsg, per register, seventy- four tons. She is a well- built stout vessel, and a fast sailer. The inventories and conditions of sale are lodged with Mr John Watson, Leith, to whom intended purchasers may ap- LANDS IN ROXBURGH- SHIRE FOR SALE. To be SOLD by Private Bargain, THE LANDS of SOUTH and NORTH PRIESTOUN, in the parish of Bowden, consisting of 230 English acres, or thereby, all arable, in lease for four years to come, at the rent of 85l. Sterling-- Holden feu of the Crown— Va- lued rent, 39dl. 6s. 8d. Scots.-- Also, The LANDS OF HILLFIELD, in the same parish, con- sisting likewise of 230 English acres, or thereby, all arable,, in: lease for twelve years to come at the rent of 53I. Sterling-— Holden feu of or subject These farms lie contiguous, are of a good and improvable soil and will rise greatly in the rent at the expiry of the pre- sent leases. They are situated in a pleasant Country, about four miles east from Selkirk, and the like distance south from Melrose. There is marle in the grounds, and plenty of marle for sale at two miles distant. A considerable part of them are inclosed With stripes of thriving planting. The farmers will show the lands. For further particulars enquire at Mr William Cheap, mer- chant, the proprietor; or at Archibald Tod, writer to the, signet, George's Square, Edinburgh, Who has power to con- clude a bargain.— The greater part of the price will be al- owed to remain in the purchaser's hands, if desired. HORSES WANTED. ONE HUNDRED & TEN GELDINGS WANTED for the MID- LOTHIAN LIGHT CAVALRY, com- manded by the Right Hon. the Earl of Ancrum, of the fol- lowing descriptions, viz.— COLOURS— Browns, Dark Bays, Dark Chesnuts, and Blacks. AGE—- From Five years off to Seven years off. HEIGHT— From Fourteen Hands and a Half to Fifteen Hands One Inch. Of good shape and action, and have the appearance of be- ing, at least, one half blood, warranted sound in every re- spect and free from vice, and fit for immediate use in Light Dragoon service. Two pattern Horses must be shewn before concluding a bargain, one of which to be kept by each party until conclu- sion thereof. - The sooner that the Horses are found the better, but the whole number included in any contract must be found and shewn by the 1st day of June next, under a forfeiture in case of failure. The Horses to be taken off the contractor's hands at any place within 100 miles from Edinburgh most convenient to him so soon as Thirty Horses shall be got, or within 50 miles from Edinburgh so soon as Fifteen Horses shall be got, in terms of the contract, for which purpose proper persons shall attend at any day and place to be appointed by the contractor, he giving timely notice. Offers will be taken, either for the whole number want- ed, or for Lots, containing not less than Thirty Horses in each. Letters on that subject may be addressed to the Right Ho- nourable Earl of Ancrum, Edinburgh, in as full and ex- plicit terms as possible, to prevent the least unnecessary delay. N. B.— The first proper offer received from a responsible person will be accepted. A Pattern Horse may be seen in Edinburgh by applying as above. For the convenience of persons residing near Edinburgh who have single Horses to dispose off, a person will attend every morning till ten o'clock at Mr Angelo's Riding School, Nicolson Street, to inspect the same. EDINBURGH, April 18. 1794. BARRACKS AT JOCK'S LODGE. AConsiderable Number of MASONS and LABOUR- ERS WANTED immediately for Building Barracks at Jocks Lodge, Edinburgh, wherein they will receive proper eneouragement by applying to Messrs Stevens, Reid, Burn, and Crighton. A number of CARPENTERS WANTED. EDINBURGH, April 19. 1794. MONEY WANTED. ASUM of from THREE THOUSAND to FOUR THOUND POUNDS Sterling, is proposed to be borrowed, either immediately, or at the ensuing term of Whitsunday, at the legal interest, on unquestionable good heritable security, upon a land estate yielding about 900I. Sterling per annum. It desired, collateral personal security will be given for the regular payment of the interest thereof in Edinburgh, either yearly or half yearly, as it falls due. Persons whom this proposal may suit, and who are desi- rous of father information respecting it, are requested to apply to George Andrew, writer in Edinburgh. APPRENTICES WANTED. THE CARRON SHIPPING COMPANY here- by offer TWENTY GUINEAS, for Three Years Ser- vice in their Employment, to any STOUT YOUNG MEN, not under 16 years of age, who may depend on every atten- tion being paid to them during their apprenticeship. None need apply without bringing with them undeniable Cautioners for their good behaviour during their servitude, as well as bringing with them certificates of their honesty and sobriety heretofore. Their apprentice fee will be paid annually from the date of their indenture. Grangemouth, by Falkirk, April 11. 1794. COUNTY OF SELKIRK. THE Justices of the Peace, Commissioners of Supply, and Heritors of that County, are requested to meet at Sel- kirk, on Wednesday the 30th day of April curt, to take in- to consideratibn a plan for the augmentation of the Forces or the internal defence of the Country. Such Gentlemen as cannot attend are earnestly desired to authorise some person to act for them. ANDREW PLUMMER, Sheriff- Dep. Sundersland- Hall, April 18. 1794. By order of JAMES CLERK, Esq. of Bonington, She- riff Depute for the County of Edinburgh. THE Commissioners of Supply for the County of Edin- burgh, are required to meet on Wednesday the 30th of April 1794, at twelve o'clotk mid- day, Within the Par- liament House, for the purpose of assessing the Land Tax for the service of the current year, in terms of the act of Par- liament, and also to chuse a Convener, Collector, and Clerk. JOHN DICK, Clerk. STIRLINGSHIRE TOLLS TO LET, AnD MEETING OF TRUSTEES. THE TOLLS and DUTIES leviable at the following BARS— viz. Gallpwsyke, Torwood, Saint Ninians, Broomridge and Kilsyth, Will be LET, ( or one year after 15th May 1794, by public roup, to the best bidder, at Dearn's Inn, at Falkirk, en Mon- day the 28th of April current, at eleven forenoon— to which day a General Meeting of the Trustees of these Roads is here- by called, by adjournment. Offerers for the Bars are desired to have one or more pro- per securities along with them. The Triustees not having overtaken it this day, will, at the same time, proceed to LET by Contract, for a period not ex- ceeding three years from Whitfutiday next, the Repairing and keeping in Repair of these parts of the roads— viz. From Kilsyth _ — to Inchbelly Bridge ; Saint Ninians — to Auchenbowie North March; . Auchenbowie — to Avon Bridge —— Avon Bridge — to Lonehead. Persons willing to enter into contract, will find copies of the Trustees regulations for the repairs at the toll- bars, with the neighbouring Trustees, or at the Trustees- office, Stirling. It is requested that the offers be lodged with the Treasurer by the 26th instant— and that all intending contractors for these lines of road do attend at the said meeting. It was moved, and seconded, that the following motion be taken into Consideration the said meeting : " That it appears by the present mode of allocating the turnpike funds, the same are exhausted to support unproduc- tive parts of the roads, whereby the trust must run into di- stress, in place of affording an opportunity to pay off the debt; which the funds arising from the lines where toll- bars are e- rected are sufficiently adequate to : That, therefore, it shall be resolved, when the Tolls come to be Let, and the funds allocated for the ensuing year, That an additional Toll- bar be erected upon the line betwixt Kilsyth and Inchbelly- bridge, and another upon the line betwixt St Ninians and Denny- lonehead, where the same may be most productive, in terms of the act— as these two lines at present have applied to them above one fourth- part of the whole funds, without Supplying any part of the same." April 17 1794. THO. WINGATE. WANDERED FROM HADDINGTON, ' On Saturday the 12th current, ABLACK VISAGED WOMAN, above 50 years of age, very much deranged. She had upon her, when she went away, a blue stripped gewn, blue petticoat, a blue and white checkered napkin, a blue and white checkered wortled apron, a brown ribbon about her head. Whoever has seen her, and can send her to Haddington, to Thomas Reid, or to Edinburgh, to Mr Wilkinson, gun- maker, back of the Fountain Well, shall have all charges thankfully paid, MUSIC AND MUSICAL INSTRUMENTS FOR SALE, AT J. THOMSON'S Wareroom, No. 5. west side South Bridge Street. The Music, & c. has all been purcha- sed within these twelve months, and is of the most esteemed authors. Piano Fortes, by the first makers in London— Violins, Flutes, Clarionets, Hautboys, & c.— A great choice of second hand Harpsichords and Piano Fortes. The sale will continue for ten days only. Dealers in the above articles will find it well worth then- attention. GRANGE HOUSE, South Side of Edinburgh, TO BE LET for one or more years, and entered to at Whitsunday next, or sooner, if required, with Gar- den, Coach- house, Stable, Cow- house, Washing- house, and other Office- houses. Grass Ground for pasture may be had, if wanted. Charles Stewart, gardener at Grange, will inform as to particulars; and John Balmain. will shew the house. HIGGINS NEUK FERRY TO LET. To be SET by public roup, in the house of John Dougal, millar at Newmiln, on Wednesday the 30th day of April 1794. at four o'clock afternoon, THE RIGHT of FERRY between Higgins Neuk and Kincardine, for one year after Whitsunday next. The articles of roup to be seen in the hands of Alexander Dickeson, writer in Falkirk. Not to be repeated. PERTHSHIRE. COUNTRY HOUSE NEAR CRIEFF. To be LET and entered to at Whitsunday neat, THE House, Garden, Orchard, and Offices of CUL- TOQUHEY, with one or more Grass Parks, as may be wanted. The house is partly furnished, and in good repair; lies within two miles of Crieff, and fifteen of Perth, in a healthy situation, commanding a pleasant prospect, and sufficient for the accommodation of a large family, For further particulars, apply to James and William Ross, writers in Perth. TO be SOLD, By public roup, on Thursday the 8th of May, 1794, be- tween the hours of one and three in the afternoon, with- in the Tontine Tavern, Glasgow, THE LEASES of the KNIGHTSWOOD and SKAIT- RIG COAL WORKS, and of the FARM of KNIGHTSWOOD, with the Fire Engine and whole Ma- chinery Utensils, Horses, Carts, and other articles belonging to the Coal Works. The Works are situated about four miles west from Glas- gow, about a mile north of the road to Dumbarton and the river Clyde; and have the advanuge of a Waggon Way to the river, and a quay for shipping the coal the annual sale of the Coals, for some years past, has exceeded twenty thousand carts. For further particulars, application may be made to John Dixon, at Knightswood ; John Dunlop, or Alexander Brown, merchants in Glasgow. The writs and articles of roup are to be seen in the hands of Robert Grahame, writer in Glasgow. To the CREDITORS of WILLIAM HOGG and SON. THE trustee for the creditors of William Hogg and Son, late merchants in Edinburgh, requests, that the cre- ditors will meet in the Old Exchange Coffeehouse, Edin- burgh, on Wednesday the 23d current, at one o'clock, when matters of importance will be laid before them which re- tard his finishing the trust, and dividing the funds. It is also requested, that such creditors as have never given in their claims will produce their grounds of debt, with oaths 0n the verity, betwixt and Whitsunday next, otherwise they will be left out of the final division, and draw no part of the funds. f To the CREDITORS, of DAVID LOCH, late Merchant in Leith. AT a meeting of the creditors of Mr Loch, held here on the 18th current, John Buchan, aceomptant in E~ dinburgh being chosen truetee, is immediately to prepare a state of the Claims of the creditors, and a scheme of division of certain funds, which he is given to understand Will be soon tangible. He therefore requests, that the creditors will forthwith lodge their grounds of debt with him, with oaths on the verity thereif, certifying such creditors as omit doing so, on or before the 30th day of April next, that they will not be included in a scheme of division, which he proposes to have ready against Whitsunday next. Edinburgh, Feb. 20. 1794. To the CREDITORS of Messrs TOD and STODDART, and of the Partners of the Company, as Individuals. THE interim- factor upon the sequestrated estates of Mess. Tod and Stoddart, merchants IN Leith, as a Co., and of Tho. Stoddart sen. the surviving partner, and Richard Stod- dart, as representative of Richard Tod, the other partner of said Company, hereby reminds the creditors, that the Lord Durisinnan, Ordinary officiating on the bills, who awarded the sequestration, appointed them to meet at Edinburgh, with' in the Old Exchange Coffeehouse on Friday the 25th curt. at twelve o'clock noon, in order to chose a trustee upon said sequestrated estates, in terms of the act of Parliament. SEQUESTRATIONS, Creditors of WILLIAM SANGSTER., vintner in StonehaVen, haVe chosen John Walker, in Auquhirie; trustee.—• Days of examination, April 29th and May 14th, at 12 noon, in the Sheriff Court- house,—- Creditors to, meet in the house of John Milne, vintner, 0n 15th May. Creditors of DAVID TURNBULL & Co. merchaants in Glas- gow, have chofen John Anderson, writer, trustee.— Day of examination,.. May 1st, at 12 noon, in the Court- hall of the Tolbooth.— Creditors to meet at the said place and hour, on the 2d of May. Creditors of WILLIAM HILLHouSE, flesher in Kilmarnock, are to meet in the house of John Begbie, vintner, on the 19th current; at 12 noon. Creditors of ALExANdEr StiTchels, manufacturer in Huntly, have chosen Alexander Stewart, writer, trustee. Day of examination, April 24th, at 12 noon, in the house of Miss Mellis, vintner. Creditors of A. CRICHTON, of Newington, coach- maker in Edinburgh are to meet in Milligan's Tavern, Royal Exchange, on the 5th of May, at two afternoon. Creditors of ALEXANDER LYAL, merchant in Laurence- kirk, are to meet on the 19th of June, at one afternoon, to receive their dividends. Creditors of WILLIAM BAILLIE, farmer in Carfrae, are to meet in Mrs Clark's, vintner, Haddington, on the 2d of May, at 12 noon. Creditors of ARCHIBALD SMELLIE and SON, merchants in GlasgoW, are to meet in the Star Inn, on the 25th curt, at 12 noon to chuse a new trustee. SATURDAY, AP RI L 19. 1794. EDINBURGH, DALMuiR BLeACHFIelD, Six Miles West from Glasgow for 1794, RICHARD COLLINS has laid down Cloth.— The pri- ces of Bleaching are as below, viz. All plain Linen, yard- wide or under, wrought in any reed below' W aKd" iooo, - .. d 1200, - -, IA I4CO, io a pA r 600, . l above 1600, at at at at at at . Tweelings, Diapers, Satti- . nets, and Long Lawns ( not exceeding. yard Broad) 3 d. . Cambrics and Damasks 3 yd, 4 d. And all above yard- wide in 4| d. . proportion. Cloth is takeii in at Edinburgh, by William Anderson, at his Carroll Warehouse in the West Bow being the shop formerly possessed by Baillie James Grant; Whitburn, by William Auld. flax- dresser; Mid- : Calder, by William Sconler, merchant; Falkirk, - by Tho- mas Duncanson, merchant; Stirling, by Miss H. Brown; Paisley, by John Neilson,, bookseller; Crawfords. dyke, by Mrs Wilson; Port- Glasgow, by Robert M'Dowall, book- sell er;. Greenock, by Donald M'Naughtan, merchant; Stra- thaven, by. John Wilson, merchant; Lanerk, by Miss Hut- ton; Lesmahago,' by Alexander Brown; merchant; Biggar, John Black, merchant; Ayr, by Miss Jean Mitchell; Glasgow, at Dalmuir Paper Warehouse, Bell's Wynd; and, at the Field, by James Coventry.— At all which places re- ceipts will be granted for the Cloth. The receipt to be re- turned when the cloth is called for. R. C. begs leave to return thanks to his numerous Employers, and takes this opportunity to assure them, that, without engaging to perform what he has no intention to fulfil he will spare no pains to afford satisfaction, both in giving the Cloth a proper colour, and at same time preser- ving the fabric. ' He will also continue to make it his study. to make quick and regular returns from the Field, in which, he thinks without arrogating too much to himself, he can he has hitherto been outdone by none. For the information of those who have not as yet favour- ed this Field with their employment, it may be necessary to add, that Cloth sent there is in general returned three month', after it is given to. , Lloyd's List, April 15. ELSINORE, APRIL ,5, « THE Diana, Simpson, of Hull, for Memel, drove past this place, on the 2d instant, having lost anchors and cables between Dragoe and Falfterburn. The Jung Frow Henri- etta, Rentell, from Koningsberg, to Amsterdam, is on shore near this place; and the —, Hochfeldt, of and from Pillau is on shore near Dragoe. By the last mail from Nor- way . there is advice of two more French privateers being on that coast." The Friendship, Mafflin, from Bristol, to Quebec, is run on shore at Kingroad, and must unload to be repaired. A Dutch vessel, loaded with Barilla, tobacco, cotton, & c. is floated On shore in Ross Bay, near Kinsale, without any person on board. The Calcutta, Orange, from New York, to the Havannah, is lost on Allwood's Keys. The Julia, Blaney, from London, to Virginia, sprung a leak, and is put into Guadeloupe to refit. The Union, Beard, from Virginia, to London, was taken early in January, and carried into Cherbourg. The Kitty, Love, from Limerick, to London, was total- ly lost in November last, to the westward of Boulogne. The master, mate, two passengers, and six hands drowned. The Good Intent, Clark, from Naples, to Amsterdam, is stranded near the Texel, and has ten feet of water in the hold. The Mary, Haley, from New York, to London, was ta- ken, off Portland, on the 10th January, and carried into Brest, and sailed from thence for New York. The Neptune, loaded with provisions; the Prince, Pieter; the Mercury, ; and Ingeborg, Martha; Danish brigs, for Bourdeaux; the Gustavus, of 450 tons, with naval stores, and seven other Danish and Swedish vessels, with corn and naval stores, are brought into the Downs, by the armed Ships. The Enterprize, Pike, from Sicilly, to Liverpool, is ta- ken by a French privateer of 14 guns, and carried into Teunis. The Golden Grove, Proudfoot, was left, the 12th De- cember laft, under convoy of the Bull Dog sloop of war, in iat, 34. 34. long. z6. 4. all well. — MAILS.— Arrived— Ireland, 7.— Flanders, I.— Holland, 2.— Lisbon, t. Due— Ireland, 3. House of Lords. APRIL 14. The House resolved itself into a Committee, Lord Wal- singham in the chair, when the bill entitled, An act for the encouragement and disciplining of such corps or companies of men, as shall voluntarily enrol themselves for the defence of their towns or coasts, or for the general defence of the king- dom during the present war, was passed, with several a- mendments. , APRIL 15. MUIR AND PALMER. . The order of the day being read, Earl Lauderdale said, the best apology which he could make for the present intrusion, was the feelings of gratitude which he had for those who had so peculiarly honoured him, by de- legating to him that trust, which enabled him to stand forth their advocate on the present occasion. His attention, be said, was the more awakened to the late extraordinary pro- ceedings on the trials of Mess. Muir and Palmer in Scotland, when he considered the nature and extent of their extraordi- nary punishments, and compared them with what had oc- curred in similar cases in this country. Such considerations, he said, induced him to enquire anxiously, and investigate deeply, if any thing antecedent had taken place to justify or vindicate the sentences that followed these trials ? but all his researches were vain. He was one of those, he professed, that held it improper to oppose the constituted authorities; but stretches of power may sometimes occur, that justified in- dividuals in reforming to where they may receive an abate- ment of their oppressors. There were three points in them, to - which he wished to call their Lordships attention. The construction of the indictment— the objection to the evidence— and the deprivation of the evidence of William Russel. In the major proposition, there Was nothing but what was ver- bal; in the minor proposition, there was nothing that went beyond the charge of leasing- making, His Lordship argued, that these Gentlemen's conduct was calculated merely to Ob- tain a Reform in Parliament. He insisted, that, agreeable to the indictment. they could not be accused of constituting meet- ings to subvert Government., or calling the people together, for the purpose of making seditious specches; of this they were not accused in the indictment, though they were found guilty, on their trials of those very practices which had not been charged in the bill.— They were also charged with en- deavouring to create rebellion; but this was treason, and . if included in the libel, he asked, Why did not the punish- ment incurred by such conduct follow ? His Lordship said, in the first instance, that he would move for certain papers to be laid on the table, which, if agreed to, he would have the honour of submitting other propositions founded on thofe, to their Lordships. Lord Lauderdale next en- - larged on a variety of precedents, on which Mr Adam had amply argued on the same question in the House of Com- mons ; and after a most animated review of the whole sub- ject, and particularly discussing the exercise of discretion in the Scotch Judges, with respect to the sentences passed by them, even admitting they had the right contended for, ; concluded with moving for copies of the record of the in- dictments against Mess. Muir and Palmer, for a copy of the warrant of commitment against John Russel, and of the mi mites of the decision by which the Lord Advocate was per- mitted to go into general evidence against the defendant — His Lordship also moved for an Address to his Majesty in behalf of Mess. Muir and Palmer. The Earl of Mansfield entered into a very learned disqui- sition, to prove that the crime itself for which those gentle nun had been tried and convicted, was not the statute crime of leasing- making, but that known the the common law of Scotland, of sedition, which crime left its punishment not precise or confined, but arbitrary, or, according to English ideas, in the breast and discretion of the Judges.. With re- spect to the punishment itself of transportation, as contra-, distinguished from simple banishment, his Lordship entered int> a detail of a variety nt precede at a of convictions, and sentenees of tranfportatiou., inflicted in consequeuce, thereof, at different periods; from which he argued that that pu- nishment was actually known, not only in the old Roman law, which, by adoption, was the common law of Scot- land, but also actually acted. upon, and carried into execu- tion, by the different tribunals' in Scotland. . Lord Kinnoul, upon the same side, entered on a detail of precedents, all of which, his Lordship contended, were a complete justification both of the principles and practice- pur- sued on the present occasion. The Lord Chancellor said, that the Noble Earl, who had spoken last but one, had, in his opinion, stated the question so clearly and precisely, and argued it so ably, that it cer- tainly was both unnecessary and impossible' for him to add any thing thereto. There were, however, certain, minor points to which he thought it proper to - advert, thereby o- verturning those parts of the arguments of the noble mo- ver, which had, by being overlooked, remained Unrefuted. The first of these was the objection made to the refusal of the challenge made by the defendants to the Jury. What were the grounds of this objection ? That five of the Gen- tlemen upon the Jury were of the Goldsmith's Hall Associa- tion, who had declared their aversion to the crime of sedi- tion, and their determination to resist the attempts, and pu- nish the authors. If this were a good ground of objection, as well might a highwayman have ground of challenge against one of an association against highway robberies; or that an enemy to crimes in general, was an incompetent Judge of the guilt or innocence of an individual . The next objection' taken was to the admission of evidence as to the proof of , crime not laid in the indictment. When their Lordships considered the utter impossibility of laying specific charges to specific periods, both by the law of this country and that of Scotland, this objection would appear of little or no weight; but particularly so, when it was recollected that the facts proved were anterior to tbe dates contained in the" indict- ment; because, if subsequent thereto, it would be certainly a much greater hardship to be prepared to rebut, where the attention could not have been so readily drawn to a refuta- tion of the charge. With respect to the third objection, the refusal of evidence'on the ground of incompetence, there was a material distinction in the law of evidence in Scotland and this country, inasmuch as there existed a preliminary elimi- nation with regard to the conduct of evidence, upon which much of his competence as a witness depended, which preli- minary examination, however, although out of practice a- mong us, yet existed in act in what, was called the. voir dire, by which the competence of the witness would, among us, be called in queslion. Adverting to the general ground of argument advanced by the Noble Earl, he observed, that they were drawn from a praise of the- administration of criminal justice in Scotland,. in the middle centuries, in preference to that since the Revolution; a comparison between which, he believed, would need no great elucidation!, nor the conclu- sion be difficult to be drawn, observing only, that whatever privileges certain distinguished individuals: might have had, it could hardly be believed, that justice was more evenly and generally distributed then than in the more modern times. Leaving the laws upon this ground, he hardly deemed it necessary to say any thing in defence of; the Judges more than this, that, amidst the temporary clamour raised against them, they had done their duty, adopting the motto, " Be just, and fear not."— In doing this, they had even now found their reward ! for, excepting the perversion of some Sans Culottes of Edinburgh, the report of all intelligent and im- partial men were unanimous in their praise of the proceed- ings upon that occasion. Earl Lauderdale said, I. ord Loughborough had entered into the most declamatory harangue he had ever heard, and had subsituted in the place of reason and argument, wit and declamation. But nothing he had said could make him a- bandon the position he had laid down, that the criminal law of Scotland bore a greater resemblance before the Union to tht law of England, than it does at this present period ; that it bore a stronger resemblance to the law of England before the Union of the two Crowns, in the person of James I.— He concluded a spirited and animated reply, by wishing, as a friend to the peace and happiness of his country, that di- sturbances might not be the consequense of those proceedings. Ths motion of the Noble Lord was then put, and nega- tived without a division. The Lord Chancellor then moved, " That it is the opinion of this House, that there are no grounds for any interference with regard to the sentences past on Messrs Muir and Pal- mer." Lord Lauderdale said, that this motion was the most com- plete triumph to his Noble Friend ( Earl Stanhope) that he could have wished; for, on a former occasion; he had been told, it was the most indecent and illiberal conduct to sound a motion on the speech of any Noble Lord in that House. There could be no ground for the learned Lord's present motion but his Noble Friend's speech, the several motions he had made having been negatived. Earl Stanhope said, if any thing that could happen in' that House could surprize him, the present motion would have done it, being one of the most extraordinary kind he had e- ver heard. His Noble Friend ( Lord Lauderdale) had brought forward a motion which had been negatived; he had supported that motion by an able and eloquent speech, to which he had heard in reply some speeches which affect, ed to be answers, but Were in his opinion no answers. The. conduct of the Scots Judges, was, in his opinion, highly re- prehensible. The Learned Lord had said that the aristo- crat merchants, the aristocrat tradesmen, and the men of property, approved their conduct. The only persfons who disapproved thereof, were the' Sans Culottes— Of course ( said his Lordship) I must be a Sans Culotte citizen, a Sans Culotte individual, one of the Swinish multitude; for 1 think their proceedings have been unjust and illegal." He moved as an amendment, " That the several papers and documents by which- the merits of the question could be decided, have been refused." Lord Grenville thanked the Noble Lord for the candid manner in which he expressed himself; but he desired their Lordships to rccollect, that when the Noble Lord should a- gain stand forward in support of any constitutional question, they should not consider him a mere Lord of Parliament, but a Sans Culotte citizen. He thought the motion of the Noble Lord ( Lord Loughborough) Well sounded, and should therefore give it his support. The question was then put on Lord Stanhope's amend- ment, which was negatived, and the Chancellor's motion car- ried without a division. Adjourned. House of Commons. APRIL 14. Mr Mainwaring moved, " That leave be given to bring in a bill to enable his Majesty to license, as a play- house during the summer season, the theatre called the Royalty Theatre." Mr Sheridan stated, fully and forcibly, his objections to the bill. Mr Secretary Dundas said, he had no desire that the east part of the town should be deprived of the pleasure of thea- trical amusements any more than the west part of it; but he must tell the Houfe that he had a deputation from some of the most respectable inhabitants of that part of the me- tropolis, stating the great impolicy of having a theatre there,- and they gave very strong reasons in support of their opi- nions. He therefore could not, in justice to his situation, countenance such a motion as this. The question was then put and negatived.. — Mr Grey presented a petition 0n behalf of certain lottery, office keepers, praying to be heard by Counsel. against a clause in the present lottery bill, giving power to Magistrates to grant warrants to enter their houses, & c. Ordered to be laid on the table. Mr Pitt moved the order of the day, which was for the third reading of the bill, to empower the East India Com- pany to continue their bond debts, & c. which being read, he moved, That this bill be now read a third time,'' Mr Francis took notice of the importance of the bill, und argued against tbe measure. Lord Mornington replied to Mr Francis. The bill was then read a third time and passed, and order- ed to be carried to the Lords by Mr Dundas. Mr Pitt moved ths order of the day, for the committal of the bill to enable subjects of France to enlist as soldiers in his Majesty's service, on the Continent of Europe and other places, & c. which being read, he moved, that the Speaker do now leave the Chair. Colonel Tarleton opposed the bill on the general, principle of it, and on its provisions. He considered this as one of the parts of a plan which Ministers had formed against the libera ties of Englishmen; for, step by step,- were they undermi- ning the Constitution. He concluded with giving his nega- tive to the Speaker leaving the chair. Sir William Young supported the principle of the bill, and thought it as wise a measure as any ever proposed to the Le- gislature. Mr Whitbread said, he was afraid it Was one of the links of a Chain'of measures determined upon for the subversion of the Constitution. Suppose the French Government were a- ble to induce a certain number of persons in England to en- list in the service of a war against England, what would their situation be if taken ? — They would be executed as traitors. — Could we suppose that any thing short of that fate would await the French in a similar situation ?— Would we send troops into the field, as an Honourable Friend of his had ex- pressed it, with halters about their neck ?— Woe be unto us, if retaliation was to be exercised upon that occasion.— Dreadful would be the effect all over Europe— a scene of desolation and bloodshed would ensue, and be exhibited to the world, to which all that has passed since the com- mencement of the war, was mere; sport and pastime.— Besides, a report had prevailed that the King of Prussia had found his finances were exhausted in this war already, and that he would not proceed without English money. Per haps Austria might soon find itself in the same situation, and that, after all'the stress that had been laid on the low state of the finances of the French, all the superior wealth of the combined powers would be put an end to at the point of the French bayonet. The last point of view in which this measure appeared to him, was that in which it affected the constitution of this country. He thought it extremely ob- jectionable in that respect. It went to the utter subversion of the act of settlement. It empowered the King to have any number he pleased under his command of foreign troops; to increase them when he pleased; to make for them and for their officers what law he pleased; and if any danger should arise from all this, there was no remedy for any of it. Lord Mulgrave observed, that when he was at Toulon, there were persons serving in that garrison on an important post— they were surprized and taken. It was stated that they were massacred in cold' blood, he took pains to enquire into that subject. and he found that no such event had hap- pened ; but at the same time he was far from pledging himfelf, as to what might happen on such occasions, and if any future occasions 0r contrary, conduct should be adopted by our ene- mies, we must pursue the same measure, particularly, if we thought of . bringing this war to a successful conclusion. A-- contrary doctrine would lead to the moft dreadful situation ; for if the enemy should pursue this method of assassination, and should find that we would not do every thing in our power to deter them, they would bully us With the threat of it from day to day, for the purpose of inspiring terror. He knew it was not the custom of civilized nations, or of mo- dern times to put prisoners of war to death, but if our ene- mies deferred that civilized practice, we must in justice'to ourselves retaliate. The ground on which he intended to proceed at Toulon was this,— He should have sent out a flag of truce, stating to the enemy, that if any such violence to the law of Nations, and the feelings of humanity, were offered by them, he should man for man retaliate; and, however cruel that might seem in us, and. however repugnant to the feelings of human nature, he was ready to declare he believed it to be necessary in such a situation ; for if we did not proceed on equal terms, we could not carry on war at all. With regard to the objection that had been stated, to the King having the whole power of the troops to be raised by the present bill, it was not more so in this case than any other by the articles of war ; and he wished any gentleman to point out the distinction, if there were any. Major Maitland said, it was easy to vilify the republican troops of France in speeches, and to paint them in the most odious or contemptible colours ; but mark how the King of Prussia, in the declaration announcing his secession from the war as a principal, spoke of them to the States of Germany. He represented them, on practical experience, as a mass u- nited and almost invincible, combining tactics with numbers and a well- appointed artillery. Mark on whom the French would retaliate, if we put to death a prisoner taken from them— not on Frenchmen in our pay, but on British soldiers and British officers— on our fellow subjects, our friends, our relations; and let Gentlemen recoiled: who were already in their hands, and whom the fortune of war might put with- in their power. If, by employing Frenchmen to fight a- gainst France, we brought on this departure from the ordi- nary rules of war, to us, and not to the French, would be imputable all the horrors that must ensue from it. Mr Montague approved of the bill, as an efficacious mea- fure, tending almost to an immediate peace, and without any danger to the Conftitution. More force might be obtained by embodying the discontented French, now that all descrip- tions of men, forgetting their former differences, were dis- contented with the present rulers, than from our allies.— The very circumstance of such men having no mercy to ex- pect from their opponents in the field, would make them more true to us. If we had lost one ally, which, however, he did not believe, the more reason was there to look for o- ther allies. Retaliation in war was partly matter of right, partly matter of expediency. Men went to war with the in- tention of killing one another, and if they spared prisoners, it was only on the supposition of mutual convenience. Mr Este wondered how Gentlemen who, although they opposed the war, said, that if entered into, it ought to be vi- gorously prosecuted, could oppose a measure that tended so much to its vigorous prosecution. Mr Sheridan said, that having heard no answer to the ar- guments against the bill, unless the material objections were removed in the Committee, he should take the sense of the House on every stage of it. General Smith spoke in favour of the bill. Mr Dent said, that if the French emigrants, who had been so liberally supported by subscriptions in this country, did not enlist when an opportunity was offered them, they ought to be sent out of it. The House divided on the motion for resolving into a Com- mittee, Ayes 130— Noes 28. The House then resolved into the Committee; and in the first clause it was proposed by Ministers to substitute for the words " subjects of France," the words " subjects of the late Most Christian King." Mr Sheridan, and Mr Fox contended against the Chancel- lor of the Exchequer and the Solicitor General, that this was a mere evasion to get rid of acknowledging in words what had been acknowledged iu fact, viz. the existing Govern- ment of France. The amendment was adopted. A conversation took place on the different clauses. On tht last clause, an amendment was proposed by Major Mait- land, to make the bill an annual bill, which produced a few words from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Mr Sheridan, and Major Maitland, upon which the House divided, For the amendment 17— Against it 78. The bill being gone through, the report was ordered to be received to- morrow.— Adjourned. April 15. Mr Long moved for leave to bring in a bill for saving to His Majesty the subsidy, or new duty, imposed on tobacco, in that part of Great Britain called Scotland. The bill was presented, read a first time, and was ordered to be read a second time to- morrow. ' The House ordered the petition relative to the Carlisle right of election to be heard on the 6th of July ; that from Seaford on the 7th of July, and that from Westminfter the 9th of July. BILL FOR THE REGULATION or THE SABBATH. Mr Mainwaring having moved the order of the day, for the House to go into a Committee on the bill for the better regulation of the Sabbath. The Speaker put the question for leaving the Chair, when Mr Joliffe objected to some parts of this bill. Mr Courtenay declared that he would oppose this bill, be- cause it authorised a set of the most profligate men, common, informers, to be paid by Justices of the Peace, even for their idleness ; and encouraged them to enter upon the most scan- dalous profession which could possibly be practised by any men especially Englishmen. He objected to the whole prin- ciple of the bill, because he thought it was founded on puri- tanical principles, to prosecute the poor, to make it incon- venient to buy a loaf on Sunday, or to purchase the necessa- ries of life, even on that day, which was the only day on which many of them could purchase them, it being so late on the Saturday right before they got their money. This- severity only extended to the labouring poor, while every deviation from morals was permitted to the higher ranks of the people, who were often seen playing at cards publicly, even after his Majesty's Proclamation. Sir James Sanderson, Mr Wilberforce, and Mr Mainwa- • ring, replied to Mr Courtenay. The House then went into a Committee— Mr Sergeant Watson in the Chair. Mr Courtenay and Mr Hussey spoke strongly against the clause for giving any money to informers, which was ex- punged. The bill went to prohibit the buying of bread on Sunday, and the baking of meat, pies, tarts, & c. except from nine o'clock in the morning till one in the afternoon. After a long conversation on this subject, the bill passed the Committee. London, April 16. The Duke of York has advanced to Valenciennes, and , an attack upon Landrecy is the immediate object. The amiable ci- devant Duchess of Hamilton is said to be at length in a fair way of enjoying domestic comfort, un- der a different title. The Hon. General Stuart is going out immediately to succeed General Dundas in the command at Corsica. Ge- neral D'Aubant, of the engineers, is the present com- mander there. We have reason to believe, that the siege of Bastia is ft HI continued by the British Force. Bastia, it was determined when the last accounts came away, was to be attacked by blockade; and provisions, it was known, were very short in that place. All accounts respecting Corsica, which we have very recently received, it is to be observed have come by Ge- noa. These are to be taken in the same light as if they had come hy the way of Paris itself— partial, distorted, and untrue. It is reported, that a convoy of merchantmen bound to Nice, had been captured by two Spanish frigates, which are cruizing off the Hieres, aud carried to Gib- raltar. Agreeable to the negotiations concluded between Great Britain and Prussia, Prussia is to send into the field a- gainst France 90,000 men. Of this number 32,000 men will join the army of his Royal Highness the Duke of York in the Netherlands, and 20,000 are to be in the pay of the Emperor, to begin from the first day of A- priL The latter are to act with the rest of the Prussians on the Upper Rhine. Those regiments which quit the environs of Meritz will immediately be replaced by o- thers. The Convention about To be entered into between. Great Britain, Prussia, and Holland, will not be ready to be laid before Parliament, until after the recess. The French it is supposed, will try the event of a gene- ral action, in which if they fail, it is determiued that the. allies shall march in full force towards Paris. The report of General Fox being wounded in a duel, is without the smallest foundation. Another report, probably equally destitute of founda- tion, is, that Prince Edward has been taken by a French Frigate, on his passage to the West Indies. A Congress of all the Italian States is opened at Milan, to concert measures for the common defence ; their object is the raising an army of 40,000 men ; Venice refuses ta join the coalition, and Parma will not grant any contri- bution towards the war. Besides the promotion of flag officers, the King, 011 Fri- day last, signed a list of Lieutenants promoted to be Ma- sters and Commanders, and another of Masters and Com - manders raised to the rank of Post Captains, each consist- ing of about twenty names, which were presented to his. Majesty in the closet by the Earl of Chatham. The late Naval promotions have encreased the several ranks to the following numbers,, viz. Admirals 99— Post Captains— 401— Masters and Commanders 184— Lieutenants 1628.—' Total Naval Of- ficers 2212. The Albion and Nonsuch, two 64 gun ships, lately cut down at Chatham for floating batteries, are fitting uj » with the greatest expedition, on a new plan, projected by Sir Sidney Smith. On the upper deck they are to car- ry 68 pounders, and on the lower 32 pounders. Their upper decks are to be provided with furnaces, for the pnr. pose of making balls red- hot. The magazines of these de- structive batteries are to be stored each with 450 barrels of powder, and 200 rounds of cartridges to be filled by the artillery- men, a company of which will be stationed on board each ship. They are to be rigged after the manner of frigates, and to carry the same complement of ; men. Captain Savage is to have the command of the Albion, and Captain Douglas of the Nonsuch. The 10th, 16th, 32d, and 49th regiments, are order- ed from the West Indies, to Ireland. The 79th, 81st, 84th, and 85th regiments, are order- ed to be put on the Irish establishment. The Americans have hired the French frigate Ambus- cade, and another, to cruize against the Algerines. They have been spoke with off Cape Ortega). By the death of Danton, there are no less than five for- tunate Gentlemen who gain 500 guineas The state of the bet was this,— They gave a guinea to receive 100, whenever Danton should be executed. The King of Poland is now to be considered only as a prisoner in his own capital. He is surrounded by 15,000 Russians, and his own army is reduced by an Imperial man- date to a handful of men. What mild and just step the Empress will next take with respect to Poland, it becomes a matter of curiosity to ascertain. A meeting of the London Corresponding Society for promoting a Parliamentary reform, was appointed for Monday, to be held in Store- street, Bedford- square, where the arm of power prevented their assembling. They ad- journed to the Chalk Farm Gardens, where they met to the number of three thousand. They there read their correspondence from the several parts of the kingdom; and passed a number of resolutions-— one was, that ano- ther Convention should be formed in six weeks, to consi- der of the most efficacious means of promoting a reform in Parliament, FRANCE. NATIONAL CONVENTION 15 GERMINAL, APRIL 4. St Just, in tbe name of the Committee of General Safety.—" the public accuser of the Revolutionary Tri- bunal has communicated that the revolt of the crimi- nals has made them suspend their proceedings until they shall know the sense of the Convention. You have e- scaped the greatest danger that ever menaced the Re- public : in the mean time all the accomplices are dis- covered, and the revolt of the criminals, even at the foot of justice, intimidated by the law, explains the secret of their conscience, their despair, and their fury ; every . thing announces that the honesly they affected was the most hypocritical snare that was ever laid for the Revo- lution. What innocent man ever shrunk from justice? There requires n0 other proof of their guilt than their audacity.— What ! those whom we have accused of being the accomplices of Dumourier and Orleans ; those who only made the revolution in favour of a new dy- nasty : those who have conspired for the misery and slavery of the people, at length complete their infamy by shrinking from trial! If it be thus with men who are truly the friends of liberty— if the energy proper for those who undertake to enfranchise their country is in their hearts, you will find there are no more concealed conspirators to punish, but bold, open, avowed conspira- tors, who counting on the aristocracy with which they have been for years connected, call down on the heads of the people the vengeance of crimes. No ! Liberty shall never retreat from its enemies 1 Their coalition is discovered. Dillon, who ordered his army to march against Paris, has declared that the wife of Desmoulins touched a sum of money to excite a movement, in order to assasiinate the patriots, and the Revolutionary Tri- bunal. We thank you for having placcd us at the post of honour.— Like you we shall cover our country with our bodies.— To die is nothing, provided that the Revo- lution triumphs. Behold the day of glory ; the day on which the Roman senate struck at Catiline; the day that shall consolidate for ever public liberty !— Your Com- mittees answer to you for an heroic watchfulness. Who can refuse to you its veneration in this terrible moment, when you fight, for the last time, against the faction that was indulgent to yoar enemies, and which this day renews its fury to fight against liberty ! Your commit- tees hold life cheap; they are covetous only of honour. People, you shall triumph ! May this experience make you love the Revolution by the perils to which it expo- ses your friends! It was without example that justice should be insulted ; if it ever was so, it was only so by insensate emigrants prophesying tyranny. But the new conspirators have recriminated on the public conscience. What more is wanting to convince us of their guilt ? Miserable men ! They confess their crimes by resisting the law. It is only criminals that terrible justice ever frightens. At this very moment, there are conspira- cies forming in the prisons in their favour— at this very moment, aristocracy is struggling. The letter that I am about to read to you will shew you your danger. Is it by privilege that the accused are insolent ? Let us call back, then, the tyrants, Custine and Brissot, from their tomb, for they did not exercise their privilege by insulting their judges. In the peril of the country, in tbe degree of majesty in whleh you have placed the people, mark the distance that separates, you from the guilty : it is in this view that your committee proposes to you the following decree : The National Convention, after having heard the " reports of the Committees of Public Welfare and of " General Safety, decree, that the Revolutionary Tri- " bunal shall continue its proceeding in the conspiracy of " Lacroix, Danton, Chabot, and others; and that the " President shall employ all the means that the Law " provides to make his authority, and that of the Tri- " bunal, respected ; and to repress all attempts on the " part of tbe accused to trouble the public tranquillity,;' " and to hinder the progress of justice. Decree, that " all persons accused of conspiracy, who shall resist or " insult national justice, shall be instantaneously held to be " guilty." Billaud de Varrenes. " Before making this decree, I demand that the letter Which the Committees have re- ceived from the administrators of police be read : it will shew the peril with which liberty is menaced, and the intimacy that subsists between the prisoners and the con- spirators." A Secretary read a Letter, which was as follows : " ' Commune de Paris, 15 Germinal, April 4. " We, the Administrators of the department of Police, in consequence of a letter written to us by the keeper of the house of arrest ( the Luxembourg) instantly went thither, and having ordered before us Citizen Laflotte, formerly Minister of the Republic at Florence, detained in the above house for the last six days, he declared, that yesterday, be- tween the hours of six and seven in the evening, being in the chamber of the citizen Arthur Dillon ( whom he has only known since his confinement), the said citizen took him aside, and asked him if he knew what had happened that day at the Revolutionary Tribunal ? that on his an- swering in tbe negative, the said Dillon told him that the accused Danton, Lacroix, and Herault, had declared that they would not answer, except in the presence of the mem- bers of the Convention, Roberspierre, Barrere, Saint Just, and others; that the people had applauded ; that the Jury, embarrassed by this circumstance, had written to the Con- vention, who had passed to the order of the day ; that ou the reading of this decree, the people had expressed strong marks of disapprobation, which were heard even to the bridge ( a noise which Dillon took care to make known in the prison) ; that his fears were that the Committees of Public Welfare and General Safety would order the prison- ers confined in the Conciergerie to be murdered, and that the prisoners in the other houses of arrest would undergo the same fate ; that they must resist oppression; that men with heads and hearts should unite; and that the said Dillon said besides, he was for the Republic, but for the free Re- public. Dillon then said, he had formed a project with Simon, deputy of the Convention, who had been detained in the same prison— a man of a cold head and a warm- heart; that he wished to communicate it to him, the de- clarer; that he, feeling the importance of discovering the project for the public good, took the part of dissembling, and of entering into his views; that Dillon said he would come to him in his apartment; that he would bring Simon along with him, and would strive to bring Thuriot, who was also a prisoner ; he then gave to a door- keeper, whose name he believed to be Lambert, ' a letter. On the obser- Vation of the door- keeper, the said Dillon cut off the sig- nature of the letter; that the said letter was for the wife of Desmoulins; that it put into her disposal a thousand crowns, in order to hire a mob to surround the Revolu- tionary Tribunal— after which he quitted the chamber ; that he, the declarant, then went into his own ; and that, reflecting on the importance which the discovery of the plot might be of, he determined to appear to participate in their ideas, the better to know their plan, Towards half after eight, Dillon and Simon came into his cham- ber; after having both confirmed the news which Dillon had previously communicated to him, they strove to awa ken in him all the passions which could make him adopt their project, as well by reviving all the discontent which they supposed him to have on account of his imprisonment, as by shewing the glory in which he would participate, by re- establishing the liberty which they said was lost ; and by exciting his ambition by the hope of the places to which he might be advanced. At length, when they thought themselves sure of having gained him, and that he was associated in their infamous plots, they detailed to him, and discussed in his presence, different plans. Desirous only to gain time, and to know their accomplices, he, the declarant, acceded to every thing ; he told them even that he had some money at their service. In short, when he was assured of all; when he was persuaded that they were' the sole depositories of their secret; when they had given him their parole not to act until they had heard the news of the next day, they retired satisfied of having gained a creature. It was nine o'clock in the evening, the wickets were shut, and he could not make his deposition without giving the alarm to the prison. He had the presence of mind, that he might not give any suspicion to Dillon,' to enter again into his chamber, and to sit there till eleven o'clock at a party at Whist. He watched the whole night, and at day- break he descended to the wickets, procured the gate opened, and ran to speak to Citizen Gobbert, who had the confidence of the keeper, that he might make his report to the keeper, to take their measures against the conspirators. As to the projects discussed by Simon and Dillon in his chamber, he reserves himself under the good pleasure of the Committees of Public Welfare and General Safety, to go and make to them the report, judging that prudence demands this course. " Having read the above to the said Citizen Laflotte, he declared that the above is the truth, and he has signed it along with us ; adding also, that on the stair of Citizen Benoit, the keeper, having met the Citizen Laminiere, who is also detained as a prisoner, he faid to him that the Citizen Arthur Dillon had descended into the other cham- bers about eight o'clock, and had made known the news, and mentioned his fears ; that the said Laminiere had treated them as chimeras; and that he, the declarant, had told him that he was going to have a conference with the said Simon aud Dillon; and all this the declarant has signed. ALEXANDRE LAFLOTTE. " Upon which we, the Administrator of Police, say, that it shall be instantly referred to the Committees of Public Welfare and General Safety, to be by them or dained what shall be done therewith. " WITCHENILE, '" Administrator of Police." The decree presented by St Just was adopted. Roberspierre.— I demand that this letter, and the report of St Just, shall be sent to the Revolutionary Tribunal, and that they shall be enjoined to read them to the audi- ence.— Ordered. 16 GERMINAL ( APRIL) 5. Couthon—" We are here to give you some particulars respecting what happened yesterday before the Revolutio- nary Tribunal, where Vadier and I were present without being seen. The conspirators said, that nothing was more glorious than to conspire against a government that conspires. Danton even had the audacity to fling little balls in the face of the Judges. Meanwhile, Simon, Thouret, and Dillon, in the prison of the Luxembourg, escorted by their military fellow- prisoners, were waiting the moment to break their chains, to seize the avenues to the Committees of Public Welfare and General Safety, to butcher their members, and to inflict the same barbarities on the patriots of Paris, and on the Revolutionary Tribu- nal : Then, taking the son of Capet from the Temple, they were to have put him into the arms of Danton, who was to present to the people their new Despot." Couthon moved, that every deputy be bound to give an account of his former and present fortune, and that each of them declare that the national vengeance do strike his head if he imposes 0n the nation. This motion was unanimously decreed, amidst loud bursts of applause. Barrere stated, that the navy of the Republic had taken 30 fresh prizes, from the 27th to 31st ult. Upwards of 400 sail had gone from Nantz to Tours, and thence to Pa- ris, all richly laden with provisions. This convoy is escor- ted by gun boats, and a great number of oxen are also on the road. A grazier of Pont- l'Aveque, moved at the want of provisions prevailing at Paris, sent a patriotic gift of 20 fat oxen. The armies of the Republic are in presence of the enemy, but the Committee waits the great results, to lay them before the Convention. de Batz, who has made his escape, was ordered to be tried with the Deputies. The Revolutionary Tribunal then proceeded to the ex- amination of witnesses, but Danton and the other Depu- ties declared that they would answer no questions except in, the presence of Roberspierre, Barrere and St Just. The President of the Revolutionary Tribunal,- and the • Public Accuser, attempted to induce them to depart from this determination. Their attempts, however, were in- ' effectual. The Tribunal, in consequence of this event, suspended the trial, and a report was ordered to be pre- sented to the Convention. 16 GERMINAL ( APRIL 5.)- The decree passed by the Convention, together with the letter received by the Committees of Public and Ge- neral Safety, from the Administrators of the Police, were read to the Deputies. They persisted, however, in their determination not to answer interrogatories, unless Ro- berspierre, Barrere, and St Just, were summoned to at- tend. The conduct of Danton was extremely turbulent, and he inveighed in very strong terms against the Judges. In consequence of the mode of conduct adopted by the prisoners, the Jury found DANTON, Camille Desmoulins, Herault de Sachelles, Lacroix, AND Philippeaux, Westermann, guilty of a conspiracy against the Republic— and CHABOT, Bazire, Julien de Thoulouse, & Fabre d'Eglantine, Delaunay d'Angers, guilty of corrupt practices. D'Espagnac, the two Freys, Dietrichen, and Gusman, were also found guilty. Lullier was acquitted. At two o'clock in the afternoon tbe Revolutionary Tribunal passed sentence of death upon them, and or- dered them to be executed at the expitation of three hours. PLACE DE LA REVOLUTION, EVENING of the FIFTH INST. At five o'clock, the condemned persons were conveyed in three carts from the Conciergerie to the Place de la Revolution. In the first cart were, Danton, Chabot, Lacroix, Fabre, d'Eglantine, and Hcrault de Sechelles. In the second, Philippeaux, Delaunay d'Angers, Bazire, and Camille Desmoulins, In the third Westermann, and the rest. They all behaved with intrepidity, except Lacroix.— Danton, in particular, who was executed last, shewed the utmost contempt of death. REVOLUTIONARY TRIBUNAL. 14 GERMINAL ( APRIL 3.) DANTON AND THE OTHER DEPUTIES. After the reading of the act of accusation and the re- port of St Just— Amar, the Public Accuser, requested that General Westerman should be brought from the Conciergerie, in order to be tried with the Deputies.— This request was complied with. As soon as General Westerman arrived, tbe Revolu- tionary Tribunal proceeded to the examination of evi- denes against him— Cambon, the Deputy, was exa- mined— His deposition related entirely to Fabre d'Eglantine, Delaunay d'Angers, and Chabot— He de- veloped. the measures adopted by the Committee of Five,, to suppress the Finance Companies, and to establish the credit of assignats, and he disclosed the manner in which the three Deputies alluded to, had altered the decree pas- sed by tbe Convention, relative to the East India Com- party. As the Tribunal were do the point of adjoining, Danton and Phillippeaux requested leave to communicate freely with their defenders. This request was acced- ed to. 15 GERMINAL ( APRIL 4.) In pursuance of the tion of the Public Accuser, Lullier, Procureur Or. of the Department of Paris, in consequence of his intimate connection with the Baron Edinburgh April 19. Monday last, was married at Finlaystone, James Mur- doch, jun. Esq. merchant in Glasgow, to Miss Frances Wallace, daughter of John Wallace, Esq. Last night was married here, James Fyffe, Esq. of Dublin, to Miss Jean Stevens, only daughter of Mr Alexander Stevens, architect, Edinburgh. The account, copied from the London papers, of the death of Henry Drummond, jun. Esq. is without foun- dation. In a Scotch appeal in the House of Lords, on Tuesday the 15th April, the Lord Advocate of Scotland was heard in behalf of the Governor and. Company of Undertakers for raising Thames Water, in York Buildings, who are appel- lants, against Alexander Mackenzie, writer to the signet, respondent. — Ordered to proceed farther on Thursday. On Tuesday. last arrived at Sommer's Hotel, Sir Ben- jamin Dunbar, Bart. On Tuesday last Mr Peter M'Lachlan, Glensanda, Argyleshire, was examined by the Royal College of Sur- geons, on his skill in Anatomy, Surgery, and Pharmacy, and found fully qualified to practise these arts. Tuesday last, there was a meeting of the heritors of the county of Roxburgh at Jedburgh, when they agreed to raise three troops of cavalry for the internal defence of the country ; two to be liable to be sent to any part of Great Britain, if necessary ; but the third to remain in the county for its internal defence. At a numerous meeting of gentlemen of Argyleshire, presently in Edinburgh, held this day, it was the unani- mous opinion, that it will be proper that the county meeting, to be held at Inverary on the 30th current, take, into consideration the making offer of some military aid to Government, for the defence of the country at this time, and that gentlemen who cannot attend in person, should be requested to favour that meeting with their sen- timents on the subject in writing. We hear from Methven, the parish in which Colonel Graham of Balgowan has his principal residence, that, on the evening of the 11th instant, the day on which he was unanimously elected member of Parliament for the Coun ty of Perth, the inhabitants of the village, and the peo- ple of the neighbourhood assembled in great numbers to testify their joy on the occasion. A blazing bonfire en- lightened the sky, while health and long life to the Co- lonel, with much success to him in his double capacity of statesman and soldier, was the sentiment of every heart, enlivened by the social glass, aad announced by the dis- charge of fire arms. His Majesty's health, with many other suitable toasts, were given, accompanied by vollies from a select band. Every window was illuminated, and the ringing of bells was continued to a late hour. The principal houses at some distance made also a fine appear- ance, and the Colonel's health was publicly drunk in the smaller villages; and fires were seen on the distant hills, publishing an event which diffused such general satisfac- tion. The West Lowland Fencibles, under the command of Colonel Montgomery, are arrived at Chatham Barracks, in good health and high spirits. Yesterday being Good Friday, the same was observed with great solemnity by those of the Episcopal persuasion, and the Banks and Public Offices were shut. Citizen Oswald, whom our readers most recollect as a writer of Jacobinical prose- run- mad, having been appoint ed to some command in the Republican army in La Ven- dee, has been made to bite the dust by the Royalists.— He was bred a silvermith, and was a native of Edinburgh, The Emanuel, Captain Herman, E. Troye, sailed from Bergen, the 3d December last, bound for Leith, with a Captain Watson, belonging to St Andrews, and 21 Bri- tish sailors on board ; of whom some had been taken by the French, and some wrecked on the coast of Norway. The vessel has never been heard of since. MR and MRS CAREY will make their second appearance in Mr LAWRIE'S Assembly Room, Thistle Street, New Town, on Tuesday evening next, the lid instant, and in the Assembly Room at Leith, on Thursday the 24th.— The Favourite Songs of the Gallant Lieutenant, and Where are those Hours fled? this day are published, and may be had at Mr WATLEN'S Music Shop, on the North Bridge, and at the Rooms, on the nights of performance. A Perth CONSTANT READER should have given his name, and paid the postage. Several Advertisements are unavoidably delayed. Wheat, Barley, HADDINGTON, April 18. 263. od I Oats, 17s. 6d. I Beans, 15s. 6d. il o I Peafe, 16 o | GreyPeafc. io o Ware Beer for Seed, 23 s. ARRIVEd AT LEITH. April 18. Mally Leighton, Kidd, ftrom Montrose, goods. 19. Neptune, Dawson, from Dundee, with barley. SAILED, Newcastle, Brown, for Konninsburgh, in ballast. Three Friends, Anderson, for Inverness, with goods. Wind E. S. E. Moderate. INDIA MUSLINS, AND BLACK SILKS, & c. At Hope and Anchor, No. 9. South Bridge Street, EDINBURGH. INGLIS and ANDERSON, respectfully inform their Friends and the Public, That, having lately purchased a large quantity of INDIA MUSLINS uncommonly low, they beg leave to recommend them as worthy of notice- 1 hey have also received a fresh supply of BLACK LUTE- STRINGS and MODES, equal in quality and lower in price than their, last, which gave such general satisfaction. Among the Muslins are a large quantity of 9- 8th and 5- 4th Mulls, from I :. 6 d. to 7 s. per yard, and Turban Muslin, at 1 s. 4 d. and I s. 6 d. per yard. A suitable discount will be allowed to those who take whole or half pieces. , White Callicoes of 28 yards, at 22 s per piece, with every other article in the Linen Drapery and Haberdashery Line. N. B. Their present Stock of PRINTED CALLICOES and CORDED DIMITTIES selling at very reduced prices. PALLION LIME WORKS, By South Sunderland. rHE Friends and Customers of these Works, and the Public in general are respectfully informed, that the Burning of Lime begins 1st March, and will continue until the end of October, during which time regular supplies of Lime Shells of the first quality, both for land and for build- ing, will be delivered at all ports or safe landing places, upon reasonable terms, on applying to John Goodchild, Esq. or his son John Goodchild, jun. Esq. at Pallion hall, Durham, the proprietors; or to Thomas Smart, writer in Dundee, Archibald Dow and Co. merchants, Perth, or James Gor- don, writer in Peterhead, the agents. COUNTY OF EDINBURGH. ROUP OF TOLLS. THE Trustees for putting in execution the turnpike- acts for the county of Edinburgh are requested to meet in the Inner Session- house of Edinburgh, on Wednefday the 30th day of April instant, at twelve o'clock noon. At this meeting, the Trustees will expose to roup, the Toll- duties collected at the several bars within the districts of CORSTORPHINE, CALDER, and SLATEFORD. Persons intending to become offerers for the Tolls in any of the above districts, will please to take notice, that, by a regulation of the Trustees, every offerer, at making his first offer, must either produce to the meeting an approved cau- tioner to subscribe along with him, or lodge a proper obliga- tion from such cautiouer, binding himself jointly with the proposed tacksman in every particular, in the event of his being preferred. But, for the encouragement of offerers, the Trustees will only exact security to the extent ot ONE SIXTH PART of a year's rent. Thomas Cranstoun, writer to the signet, Castle Street, will show the articles of roup, and inform as to other par- ticulars. The Commissioners of Supply and Justices of the Peace of the county of Edinburgh, are to meet, at the same time and place. FOR THE HEARTBURN, & C. T'HE MAGNESIA LOZENGES are a certain remedy for the Heartburn, and all disorders arising from Sharp Humours infesting the Stomach and Bowels; are ex- cellent in removing the Effects of indigestion, as Wind, Phlegm, Cholics, Fixed Pains, and Uneasiness after Eating, particularly Vegetables, which many people are subject to. They are so powerful a corrector of acidities, as to afford almost instant relief from the painful consequences of drink- ing sour wine, stale beer, & c. They are agreeable to the taste, and, though gently opening ( a quality peculiar to these Lozenges) may be taken at any time without inconvenience. The repute these Lozenges have obtained for near thirty years, among all ranks of people in England, testify their superior excellence; and as they are an improvement of the MAGNESIA, are applicable to every case where that is deemed necessary. These Lozenges continue to be prepared and sold by W. P. apothccary, No. 21, Doctor's Commons, London— and by his appointment for Scotland, a. R. SCOTT's, druggist. South Bridge, and HUSBAND, ELDER, and CO. Edin- burgh— Mr Dick, surgeon, Dundee— and Mr Dempster surgeon, Cupar— at 1s. 1d. per box. The late LORD CHESTERFIELD has said, that " Nothing contri- buted so much to our general Success in Life, as an engaging first appearance." Impressions are always formed at first sight; they affect us,, more or less, in all situations of life, even in our most trivial concerns; and, indeed, have eventually decided the future fortunes of thousands. Since, then, as Dr Blair also ingeni- ously observes, " A good appearance is a letter of recommendation it really becomes an object: worthy our serious attention, that the human Face, the mind's only index, should be as free as possible from those deformities, which not only create dis- gust, but suspicion; as nothing certainly can be more unfa- vourable to ihe advancement of either seX, than a visible un wholesomeness and implied disease. Persons who are thus afflicted must, from a sensibility of their own condition, feel DOUBLY the want of these common advantages; to them the importance of a healthy appearance and a good com- plexion must be DOUbLy obvious, and the means of acquiring them more particularly desirable. GOWLAND'S LOTION is an effectual remedy for all diseases of the skin, however vio- lently ulcerated or dissiguring, whether Scorbutic or Herpe- tic ; whether in the forms of Pimples, Freckles, Blotches, Teeters, Scurf, Black- worms, or mere Redness ; and also up- on the self- same MEDICAL PRINCIPLE, for cleansing and clear- ing the Thickness and Opacity of the skin, and for removing every imperfection to which it is liable. The Thickness or Opacity of the complexion is occasioned from a want of energy in the skin to exude its own secretion. The perspirable matter being checked, and continually con- densing in the extremities of the Pores and Capillary Tubes, they become charged and indurated therewith, and the skin evidently thickened and opaque. By a gently- stimulating quality it excites the skin to a discharge of those stagnated contents, and thereby renders it thin and fair, smooth, soft, and elastic. Its operation is feen in a few days, by a whitish scurf which rises, and is every morning wiped off, when the improvement becomes immediately visible and striking. | t is sold, wholesale and retail, at Mr KELTIE's Perfumery Warehouse, St Andrew's Street, Edinburgh— and by Mr Brown perfumer, Glasgow— Mr Anderson perfumer, Aber- deen— and Mr Hood perfumer, Perth— Quarts iss. 6d. pints js. 3d, THE VILLA OF Olive BANK, NEAR MUSSELBURGH. THE HOUSE and PARKS of OLIVE BANK to he let for one year from Whitsunday next, and both the lioule and the grounds may be entered to immediately. For further particulars apply to Mr Scott, Royal Ex- change. SALE OF STANCES, & c. To be SOLD by public voluntary roup, within John's Cof- feehouse, Edinburgh, on Wednesday the 13d of April curt, between the hours of six and seven afternoon, THE following SUBJECTS in the LAWN- MARKET, Edinburgh : I. A STANCE for Building a Fore and Back Shop, with the Cellars below the same, being the ground floor immedi- ately west of the east entry to James's Court, as last pos- sessed by Alexander Ponton, baker. II. The STANCE of the Cellar and a small Shop, enter- ing from the street to the eaft of the said entry, as last pos- sessed by Mackay and Mr Cairns. III. A DWELLING- HOUSE, entering up steps from the close, or said east entry, with a Cellar, as last possessed by Alexander Smith.— And, IV. Another CELLAR in said Close, as last possessed by Macdonald. The plans of the areas, with the title- deeds and articles of roup, to be seen in the hands of James Skinner, writer in E- dinburgh. ADJOURNED SALE OF LANDS AND HOUSES IN DALKEITH. To be SOLD by public voluntary roup and sale, within the house of Mrs Johnston, vintner, Dalkeith, on Tues- day the 6th day of May next, at one o'clock afternoon, ALL and Whole that TENEMENT of LAND, for- merly called A Half- coat Tenement of Land, lying on the south side of the town of Dalkeith, with the yard, malt- barns, brew- house, store- house, kiln and coble, as pos- sessed by William Carthrae brewer, and others.— As also, All and Whole that TENEMENT of HOUSES, with the malt- barn, malt- kiln, brewery, garden, and others, as presently possessed by Archibald Simpson brewer.— And also, All and Whole those other TENEMENTS and HOU- SES lying adjacent to the last- mentioned tenement and brewery, with the garden grounds lying along the side of the high road leading from Dalkeith to Blackshiells. This last- mentioned subjeCt is capable of great improvement, lies on a gentle declivity towards the river South- Esk, and, while in the vicinity of the town of Dalkeith, it has every advan- tage of a country residence. There are great room for building along the side of the road; and each house might have a plot of garden ground behind. The premisses will he shown by applying to Mr George Turner, portioner of Dalkeith. And the progress of wri- tings, conditions of sale, and other particulars, will be com- municated on applying to Francis Fraser, writer, Carrubber's Close, Edinburgh. HOUSE, GARDEN, & PARK, AT INVERESK, FOR SALE. To be Sold by public voluntary roup, within the Royal Exchange Coffeehouse, Edinburgh, upon Wednesday the 7th day of May next, at one o'clock afternoon, THAT LARGE DWELLING- HOUSE, lying on the South side of the Village of Inveresk, presently posses- sed by Major Hay, with the Offices, Garden, Dovecot, and Dovecot Park adjoining to the said Garden, subject to a life- rent right in favour of Mrs Hay, in case she survives her hus- band. The House is very commodious, is in good repair, and in a remarkable pleasant situation.— The Garden, which is well known to be one of the earliest in Scotland, is well stocked, and the wall thereof completely sheltered, and covered with the best choice of fruit trees ; and from its very warm expo- fure, never fails to produce abundance of excellent fruit.— The entry to the subjeCts to be at Whitsunday first ; and for the encouragement of offerers, the upset price will be so low as 55ol. The whole property lies contiguous; and the park, which extends to the Water of Esk, is sufficient to maintain at least two horses and two cows. The premisses may he viewed at any time ; and for par- ticulars, application may be made to Mr George Sinclair, merchant in Leith; or to Mess. James Hay and Thomas Manners, writers to the signet, who are in possession of the title deeds. If not sold, the house, with the garden and park, will, on Saturday the loth day of May next, at twelve o'clock noon, be let by auction on the premisses, either together or sepa- rately as offerers may incline, for one year from Whitsunday first. LANDS, HOUSES, AND GARDENS, Lying within the Royalty of the Burgh of Tain. To be SOLD, upon Thursday the 22d day of May 1794, within the Council- House of Tain, betwixt the hours of one and two o'clock afternoon, THAT ELEVEN BOLLS PAY of LAND of old Rent, 1 lying in the fouth- west part of the Burgh of Tain, and county of Ross, measuring nine acres and fifteen falls of arable ground; and also, several Tenements of Houses and. Gardens belonging thereto. The burgage lands of Tain fet from twenty to twenty- fire shillings per acre. The yearly rent of the tenement and gardens is 9I. 8s. 9-' d. Sterling. The lands can be easily inclosed, at a small expence, as there is a stone quarry in the close neighbourhood, and has a servitude on the whole muirs and commonty of the burgh of Tain. There is payable out of these subjeCts to the Minister of the parish for stipend, I boll, 3 firlots, I peck, and 2 lippies of victual, and is. of money ; and to the burgh of stent or cefs, 2 s. 3 d yearly. The title- deeds and progress of writs may be seen in the hands of John Barclay, writer in Tain, who will show the premisses to any person inclining to offer, and with whom they may correspond. Not to be repeated. A VILLA IN STIRLINGSHIRE. To be LET, and entered to at Whitsunday next, THAT Pleasent VILLA of CARRONBANK, situated on the River Carron, in the heart of that populous and agreeable spot, the Carse of Falkirk, and within two English miles of that town.— The House and Offices are al; present in good order, and by Whitsunday will be in com- pleat repair fit to accommodate a genteel family, The first floor consists of a large parlour, two bed rooms, and a dressing closet, with a large kitchen— the second, . of a large dining- rooin, drawing- room, and two bed- rooms, with dressing closets— and the third, of four bed- rooms, and garrets above. Adjoining to the House are two complete wings; in the one, a large library, dressing- room, closets, store- room, and outer cellar, ali properly fitted up— in the other, a large wine cellar, neatly fitted up with catacombs, larder, servant's hall, milk- house, & c. To each of the wings there Is a se- parate entry from the house, and a pump- well with leaden pipes, to convey the water into the house. The Offices con- list of a coach- house, slable, and byre, washing- house and laundry, with several out- houses and shades, and sundry o- ther conveniencies. There are three small inclosures planted round with trees and shrubbery, belonging to the premisses ; also two gar- dens, one of which is inclosed with a high brick wall, and well stocked with young fruit trees, all of the best kinds, and laid out in a complete manner. The trees and shrubbery are all in a thriving condition. ALSO TO BE LET, Two large GRANARIES or WAREHOUSES, capable to contain about 1300 bolls of grain ; adjoining to which • there is a wharf on Carron, where ships of large burden can unload. For further particulars apply to Mr Henry Swinton, at Grangemouth; or James Marshall, writer to the signet. DUTIES ON GLOVES. BURIALS, MARRIAGES, BIRTHS, OR CHRISTENINGS. NOTICE is hereby given to the DEALERS in GLOVES, That the several Duties ( save and except the Annual Duty on the Licenses) are, by an Act of the present Session, REPEALED from and after the 1st day of August 1794.— In the mean time they are hereby requited to Continue to Levy and Pay the said Duties, until the said 1st day of Au- gust, according to the aCt of the 25 th year of his prefent Ma- jesty, and to continue to take out and renew their Licenses annually, in future, in terms oi the said last mentioned sta- tute. AND NOTICE IS ALSO HEREBY GIVEN To the Keepers of the several REGISTERS of BURI- ALS, MARRIAGES, and CHRISTENINGS, that the several Duties laid on by an ACt of the 23d of his present Majesty, are, by an Act of this present Session, REPEAL- ED from and after the 1st day of OCtober, 1794, till which time they are hereby required to Levy the said Duties, in terms of the before- mentioned act, and then to account and pay the same, and all arrears due, in terms of the said last- mentioned statute, otherwise their bonds must be put in suit for the penalties, as the law directs. And such as are now in arrear for last year, are required immediately to settle the same, under the like certification. Stamp- Office, Edinburgh, ALEX. MENZIES, April 8.1794. 5 Head Collector, North Britain. SALE OF LANDS IN ROXBURGHSHIRE, Within the Royal Exchange Coffeehouse, Edinburgh, on Wed- nesday the 23d day of April 1794, at one o'clock after- noon, THESE PARTS of the BARONY of OLD ROXBURGH, comprehending the Lands of GEL- TONLAW, BURNBANK, and Others, as more particular- ly described in former advertisements, will be exposed to sale, time and place above- mentioned, at a reduced upset sum. For particulars apply to Alexander M'Kenzie, writer in Edinburgh, who will show the title- deeds; or to Mr Charles Selkrig accountant, who has powers to sell by private bar- gain. LANDS IN ROXBURGHSHIRE TO SELL. To be SOLD by public voluntary roup, within the Old Ex- change Coffeehouse, Edinburgh, upon Wednesday the 14th day of May next, between the hours of five and six afternoon, THE LANDS of HOLMES, lying in the parish of St Boswells, consisting of about 110 acres or thereby. These lands are all inclosed, and divided into fields of a convenient size, with a commodious house and suitable offi- ces. They are pleasantly situated upon the west bank of the river Tweed, opposite Dryburgh, and command a fine view of that beautiful vale, as well as of the various scenery which an improved and populous neighbourhood has produced on both sides of the river. The high road, which in future be- comes the chief line of communication between London and Edinburgh, passes through the lands. These, with the mo- derate distance, and facility of access to the market and post towns of Kelso, Jedburgh, and Melrose, render it a most eligible situation for a villa. The lands contain free stone suitable for building. The progress of writs, together with the articles and con- ditions of roup, are to be seen in the hands of James Laid- law, clerk to the signet. The proprietor will shew the lands. AN ESTATE IN BADENOCH, With Excellent Shooting Quarters, FOR SALE. To be SOLD by public voluntary roup, within the Old Ex- change Coffeehouse, Edinburgh, on Monday the 16th day of June next, between the hours of five and fix afternoon, ALL and WHOLE, the LANDS and ESTATE of 1N- VERHALL, or INVERTROMMIE, with the whole Sheallings, Pasturages, and Pertinents thereof, lying in the lordship of Badenoch, parish of Kingusie, and county of In- verness. These lands hold feu of the Duke of Gordon, for payment of 50 merks Scots, with some small customs and services, which are all converted. The yearly rent is at pre- sent only nol. Sterling, but, as there are no leases on any of the lands, a very considerable increase of rent may reason- ably be expeCted, and has indeed been offered, on granting leases for a moderate endurance. There is not perhaps in the Highlands of Scotland a more beautiful or picturesque spot, than that now offered to sale. It lies in the very heart of Badenoch, along the banks of the Water of Trommie, and is also bounded by the River Spey, at the junction of the Trommie with that river. It is in- terpersed and skirted with birch and other brush wood; ex- tends four or five miles from the strath or middle of the country, due south, up the Glen of Trommie ; and the pro- prietor has a right of pasturage to the very source of Trom- mie, several miles farther up. In the low part of the estate, or at Invertrommie, there is a large field of fine, arable land, of the best quality in that country. There is also an extensive meadow or morass, ad- joing to the arable land, along the banks of the Spey, and yielding great crops of fine natural hay. Trommie and Spey afford great plenty of salmon, and trout of different kinds, in the greateft perfection There are several falls on the waters of sufficient force to drive mills or machinery of any extent, and constantly supplied with water. The estate is well supplied with moss of the best quality. It contains a Slate Quarry; and it is believed there is also plenty of lime stone. It is in every respect capable of the highest improve- ment. In the middle of Glentrommie, there is a residence which has for several years been occupied as a SHOOTING QUARTER, by different Gentlemen of rank and fortune ; and here the Proprietor has built a substantial house of seve- ral apartments, superior to most Shooting Quarters. Fancy can scarcely figure a more pleasant or romantic situation than this place affords. It is close by the river, surrounded with natural woods of great beauty, and considerable value, 011 both sides. There are large fields of fine natural grass round the house by the river side. For a sportsman, there cannot be a more eligible station; as, around the residence, there is a range of four or five miles of the best Shooting Ground in the Highlands; the Game is in great abundance, and frequently within twenty yards of the house— and Trout and Salmon in the river running past the door. There is also a carriage road to the Shooting Quarters, leading from the high road from Edinburgh to lnverness. The whole estate, and particularly the Glen, is also well calculated for a sheep walk; and having the water on one side of it, and the whole being well supplied with stones, may easily be indosed ot little expence. There is no mansion- house on the estate, but many delight- ful situations for building on, particularly at Invertrommie, where, besides having a view of that part of the estate, there will also be had a complete view of the country of Badenoch for many miles up and down, the beauty of which is well known to every person who has travelled the Highland road. Belville House ( a new modern and elegant building) immedi- ately fronts this part of the estate— the Ruins of the Barracks of Ruthven— the Parish Church— the Place of Gordonhall— and many other beautiful objeCts are all in the immediate neighbourhood. There is also a view of Dunnachton, the ancient seat of the family of Macintosh, the Place of Inver- eshie, and of Loch Inch, and the river Spey for several miles of its course through that delightful country. The whole forming one of the finest landscapes in Scotland. In short, there can seldom occur an estate for sale situated like the present, fitted alike to gratify the pleasures of the sportsman, and. the man of taste, who may chuse to reside in the country; and, at the same time, affording every possible encouragement to the purchaser in a mercantile view merely; as a proper subject for improvement. The title- deeds, which are perfectly clear, are in the hands of James Robertson, writer, Castle- hill, Edinburgh, to whom intending purchasers may apply for further information; or to Captain Charles M'Pherson, at Gordonhall, near Ruthven, who will also show the estate, and either of whom have power to conclude a private bargain. BREELAND HOUSE. _ 1 To be LET, and entered to immediately or at Whitsunday, as is most agreeable, FREELAND HOUSE and FURNITURE, and the Gar- den, Hot- house, Pleasure Ground, and Offices, lying about two miles from the Bridge of Earn, and about five miles from Perth. The house can accommodate a large fa- mily, and the whole will be shown by the house- keeper and gardener at Freeland. The possessors may be accommodated with one or more Grass Parks. For further particulars, apply to Mr Beveridge, No. 24, Prince's Street. WOODS FOR SALE IN INVERNESS- SHIRE To be SOLD by public roup, on a day and place to be spe- cified in a future advertisement, AVery considerable Quantity of OAK, ASH, & BIRCH WOOD, being the whole of the extensive Woods on the estates of Moydart and Arifaig, belonging to Mr Mac- donald of Clanranald, excepting the wood of Ardailesh near Keppoch. Great part of the oak woods are of age, and fit for ship- building, and the whole lie near excellent harbours, and are easy of access. These Woods will be sold either in one or more lots as pur- chasers shall incline. For further particulars application may he made to the pro- prietor at Benbecula, by Dunvegan, writer to the signet, who has authority to sell by private bargain ; or to HeCtor Macdonald Buchanan, writer to the signet. Donald Cameron, ground officer at Keppoch, will shew the woods on the estate of Arifaig; and Peter M'Intyre, ground officer at Mqydart, will shew the woods on that e- state. SALE OF SUBJECTS IN EDINBURGH. To be SOLd by public roup, within the Royal Exchange Coffeehouse, on Wednesday the 7th May 1794, at two o'clock afternoon, I. THAT LAIGH HOUSE, part of No. 23. east side of South Bridge Street, having an entry from Niddry Street, consisting of two rooms, kitchen, and bed closet, late- ly rented at 4I. 10s. per annum. II. SIX SMALL HOUSES in the upper stories of Easton's Land, foot of the Cowgate, possessed by different tenants at Ij 1. to s. or thereabouts. This lot is insured in the Edin- burgh Friendly Insurance Office on the old plan, and the be- nefit of the insurance will be transferred to a purchaser. As these subjects must necessarily be disposed of for the purpose of winding up a bankrupt estate, they will be ex- posed at the following very low upsets, viz. Lot 1st at 201. and Lot 2d at 501. For particulars application may be made to William An- derson, clerk to the signet; or Charles Selkrig, accomptant in Edinburgh. ACRES AT LINLITHGOW TO BE SOLD. To be SOLD by public roup on Friday the 16th day of May next, within the house of Mrs Finlayson, vintner ia Linlithgow, bstwixt the houfe of five and six afternoon, THE FOLLOWING ACRES that belonged to the de- ceased Thomas Smith, writer in Linlithgow. LOT I.— Thefe THREE ACRES of LAND or thereby, near to the Weft Port of Linlithgow, with the Houses built thereon, or thereto belonging, called Dubhall, aa presently possessed by John Hunter, smith, to be exposed at 160l. ster- ling. LOT II.— That ACRE of LAND called AULD's ACRE, with the tail of the same, and teinds thereof, lying on the south of the burgh of Linlithgow, in the shade called the Laverock Muir. The progress of writs and articles of roup will be shewn by John Adamson, writer, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh. SALE OF THE ESTATE OF WOODLEY- PARK & WOODS. I^ HE Estate of WOODLEY PARK, lying within the parish of Troqueer, and ftewarty of Kirkcudbright, belonging to Walter Riddell, Esq. is immediately to be dis- posed of by private bargain. The purchaser's entry may commence at Whitsunday first to the Dwelling- house, Of- fices, Garden, Lawn, and Ground in the proprietor's natu- ral possession, and the price may be paid by instalments. The situation of this estate is well known to be one of the most delightful in the south of Scotland. The Mansion- house is surrounded with the most picturesque and beautiful hanging woods; and the large lawn in front of it is water- ed by a rivulet that supplies with fine trout the adjacent ponds, lately repaired and construCted by the Proprietor, at a very considerable expence. The WOODS consist of a quantity of aged Oak and other Timber; and, by a late valuation, they may be Sold for 20001. sterling, exclusive of the Stole of Wood cut about ten or twelve years ago, and fince that time, and a confiderable quantity of Young Planting. The Mansion- house is fit for the accommodation of a gen- teel family, and consists of 3 dining parlour and drawing- j room of equal dimensions, nearly i& feet by 24, and 121 in j height, a library, aud large breakfasting parlour, kitchen, servants hall, and other conveniencies, on the first floor, with eight bed chambers above, besides dressing rooms and servants apartments. There is a complete set of Offices upon the premisses, con- sisting of a double coach- house, good stables, byres, pigeon- house well stocked, barn, straw- yard, and houses for out ser- vants, The whole lately built, and in the most complete re- pair, and are situated within three miles of Dumfries, and in a genteel neighbourhood. The garden has an excellent ex- posure, and is partly inclosed with a stone and brick wall with flues and is well furnished with a great variety of wall fruit trees, which are in a thriving condition ; and the or- chards produce, in most seasons, fruit sufficient not only for the use of the family, but for sale. The estate contains rather more than 600 English acres, and the rental thereof, putting a moderate value on the ground in the proprietor's natural possession, and adding the excrescent rent already offered on two Farms ( the leases of which expire at Whitsunday 1795 and 1796) will amount to upwards of 4601. pec annum, exclusive of the Stole of 59 acres of Woodland, which is not the least valuable part of the property.— The tenants are in a thriving situation, and an increase of rent may be expected at the expiry of their respeCtive leases, which are not of long endurance. A Tack of the Teinds from the Crown has been lately obtained; and the lands hold partly of the Crown and a subject superior. If not disposed of privately, the following Lots of the Estate will be exposed to public roup, within the George Tavern, Dumfries, on Thursday the ill day oi May next, between the hours of four and six afternoon— and at same time and place, the WOODS will be disposed of separately to the highest bidder, or privately betwixt and day of roup. Lot I.— Will consist of CORRIEHALL, as possessed by Robert Halliday, and contains about 50 English acres. Lot II,— CORRIEHALL- PARK, possessed by James Houstin, containing about 32 English acres. Lot III TROGALLAN, possessed by Gabriel Richard- son, contains 39English acres; and Parkneuth Pendicle,. pos- sessed by Nathaniel Craik, at 71. 10 s. yearly, will be thrown into this or the following Lot, Lot IV.— DOWELL, possessed by William Smart, con- tains upwards of 58 English acres. Lot v.— DRUMSLEET, as possessed by James Craik, will contain acres. Lot VI.— BOGHEAD, as possessed by William Carlyle, will contain about acres. Lot VII— SHANK, as possessed by Alexander Austin, will contain about acres. Lot VIII— Will consist of HOLLIGATE, and 3 part of DRUNGANS, possessed by James Dickson. And, Lot IX— Will consist of a part of DRUNGANS, and HOLLIGATE, possessed by James Aikin and William M'Whae, and contains about 28 acres of arable, and a little pasture ground. The particular measurements of the Lots, where not al- ready specified, will be supplied in the future advertifements, as nearly as they can be calculated from the plans of the estate; as likewise, the rents payable by the respective te- nants will be mentioned. The gross rent payable for the above Lots, exclusive cf ex- crescent rent, already offered, amounts to 335 I. 18 s. 3 d. in money, and 98 hens and 196 chickens. To accommodate purchasers, any number of the above Lots will be disposed of by private, hargain, betwixt and . the day of public sale; and, it is unnecessary to mention, that many eligible situations for building are upon the premis- ses. The title- deeds of the estate, which are clear and unexcep- tionable, with a plan of the estate, are to be seen in the hands of John Clark, writer in Dumfries, in whose hands, and in the hands of Mr William Riddell, writer to the sig- net, Edinburgh, copies of the articles of roup are lodged; to either of whom, persons inclining to make a private bar- gain may apply. - The gardener at Woodley Park will shew the grounds and wood. LANDS IN AMERICA TO BE SOLD. FOUR THOUSAND ACRES still unsold of that Fertile Track of Land formerly advertised, lying in the Coun- ty of FAYETTE, and State of KENTUCKY. These lands, for the easy acquirement and conveniency of purchafers, are divided into lots of 500 acres, and these remaining lots are now to be sold at 137I. per lot, being 5s. 6d. per acre. There is a fine stream of water running through thefe lands, which communicates with the great river Ohio, fo that Mills may be ereCted. Fayette is the head court of the State, and is the nearest and most convenient for Philadelphia, Baltimore, City, of Washington, & c. The soil of Kentucky is deep and black, and lies upon a bed of limestone and coal. The natural growth of the country are large walnuts, honey, poplar and Sugar trees. The surface is covered with blue grass, clover, and wild rye, grape vines running to the tops of the trees— shrubs and plants grow spontaneously, and afford a beautiful blossom of a rich and exqusite fragrance— cotton and fugar are manufactured to advantage— wheat, barley, oats, flax, and hemp, yield abundantly; indeed it is affimed that there have been raised 1oo bushels upon one acre, but the common produce is from 40 to 60 bushels per acre. Owing to the peculiar richness of the soil, and fine climate of this country, asserted to be the best in the world, being both healthy and delightful, no part of America, nor any part in the universe, has been so rapidly settled, and it is now impossible to ascertain, with any degree of certainty, the number of the inhabitants, in consequence of the numerous, accessions which are made almost daily. The returns made to Congress upon ill March 1792 state them at 76,000— in March 1793 there were upwards of 100, coo— and from their astonishing increase since, they may he estimated at 200,000, as it is asserted, that besides what arrive from Europe, and come from the other states of America daily, that 20,000 migrated from the West India Islands this summer. The progress in improvement and cultivation in this new State al- most exceeds belief: Eleven years ago Kentucky lay in a for- rest, but she now exhibits an extensive settlement, divided into seven populous counties, in which are » great number 01 flourishing towns. The taxes upon land and the necessaries of life are scarcely to be felt by the poorest in the state. Any person who goes from Europe has the advantage of a free American Citizen the moment he arrives in this new State, and is entitled to be elected to any office in the Commonwealth of America. For particulars apply to Mr John Granger, writer to the signet, or John Finlayson, writer in Cupar, Fife, in whose hands are the title- deeds and plan of the lands advertised. SALE OF AN IMPROVEABLE ESTATE IN THE COUNTY OF CAITHNESS. To be SOLD by private bargain, any time between and the term of Whitsunday first, and if not sold before Whitsun- day, thereafter to be sold by public roup, THE LANDS and ESTATE of STIRCOCK, Miln of Stircock, Blongery, Hausquoy, Graystones, and A- chairn, Wedderclek, Upper and Nether Hausters, Thurster, Heshwall, and Quolie, with the Miln of Thurster, and Park of Wathiger, thereto belonging all lying within the parish of Wick, and shire of Caithness. The free yearly rent of these lands, after deduction of m:- nister's stipend and schoolmasters salary, amounts to 326- bolls 2 firlots 3 pecks 6 lib. of meal and bear, and 147I. 23. 7d. sterling of money, rent, so that the present free yearly rent of the estate, computing the bear and meal al the mo- derate conversion of 12s. per boll, the meal at stones per boll, is 348I. t2s. 4 d. and upon the expiry of several of the present leases there will be a very considerable rise of rent. The rental may be seen in the hands of Mr Sinclair of Burrock, the proprietor, Edinburgh, from whom further particulars may be learned. The title- deeds, which are clear, may be seen in the hands cf William Sinclair, writer to the signet. JUDICIAL SALE. To be SOLD by public roup, by authority of the Court of Session, within the Parliament or New Session- house, E- dinburgh, on Tuesday the 8th July next, betwixt the hours of live and seven afternoon, , THE TOWN and LANDS of BALFOUR, lying in the parish of Birse, and county of Aberdeen, ( as present- ly in the natural possession of the proprietor,) and Pendicle thereof, called CRAIGLEy, possessed by Alexander Bowman, without lease. The gross rent, ( exclusive of 3I. annually for 19 years for thinnings or weedings of the woods,) is proven to be - L. 45 J « The teinds are Bishops teinds, whereof a tack has been lately obtained, but they are valued at 43I. 4s. Scots, which therefore falls to be deduct- ed, ' - - 3 " » L. 38 S 6 3 0 E> L. 41 S 6 RIJ- O 9 0 57 0 0 Remains gross stock, Sterling, 1- 41 13 • Deduct also, ift, Feu duties to the Crown, . L. 3 3 9 2d, Salary to the Schoolmaster of Birse, - 039 3 7 N. B The yearly stipend to the minister of Birfe is il. 17s. 4^ d. Sterling, with one half, boil meal, and one firlot bear; but, as the valued teind is already struck off the gross rent, no de- duction falls to be made on acCount of stipend. Free yearly rent of lands, Add the yearly value of the weedings of th woods as above. Total free rent, Sterling, The proven value of the lands is, L And of the weedings of the woods, Total value or upset price, L. 1207 9 o Thefe lands hold of the Crown, as come in place of the Bishop of Aberdeen, are valued in the cess- hooks at 116l, Scots, and, including moss and hill ground, extend to up- wards of 500 acres. They are pleasantly situated, in the heart of a sporting country, closs to the extensive forrests of Birse and Glencat on the one hand, and within half a mile of the river Dee on the other; having also a right of casting peat, feal, and divot, and of pasturage in these forrests. Of the, above, about 20O acres are plantations of fir, proper- ly inclosed, and in a very thriving condition, part of it thir- ty years old; also a considerable extent of birch wood, fit for cutting every six years. In these woods are red and roe deer, and on the hill ground plenty of black and red game. The lands too are capable of great improvement, having lime in the near neighbourhood, and an easy communication with the city and harbour of Aberdeen, by two public roads, one on the north and the other on the south side of said ri- ver, and the great north road, by the Cairn- o'- Mount, is with-., - in a gun- shot of the house of Balfour, which is distant from Kincardine- o'- Neal, now a POST TOWN, only two miles. Upon the whole, a more eligible situation for a country residence, or shooting quarters, is scarcely to be met with, j.-., The title deeds, and articles of roup, to be seen at she office of George, Jeffrey, depute- clerk of Session, who 01 James Skinner, writer, Edinburgh, will inform as to farther particulars. EDINBURGH Printed by ROBERT ALLAN ( Agent for the SUN FIrE-. OFFICE, and INSURANCE ON LIVES) at his Printing house, OLd FISH- MARKET CLOSE, every Monday, Thursday, and Saturday, when ' Printing Work in general is neatly performed. Price of a'fingle Paper, 3id.— 46s. yearly, when called for; 49s. delivered in Town or Leith ; and 54s. sent by Post. for this Paper are also taken ia by Mt WIWAM TAVJ- E&, Warwick Square London and by Mr William Walker at his Printing- Ink Warehouse, York.
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