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04/09/1817

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Date of Article: 04/09/1817
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IVR ('( ML N° 500.) THURSDAY, . -. . . 05 }<•!';<, » jjfn - > SEPTEMBER 4, 1817. '' ( PRICE 7d. with the POST OFFICE PERTH. CHARLES SIDEY, ha. just received. No. V. ( price 2s. Gd) of The EDINBURGH MONTHLY MAGAZINE. CONTENTS. Observations on Kemble's Essay on Macbeth and Rich ar- l 11!.— Remarks on Music ( concluded)— Account of Billy Marshall, a Gypsey Chief— Fragment of a Literary Romance— On the Exportation of Cotton Yarn— Reply xo the Vindication of the Antiquity of the Stewarts of AllaVuon— Nugae Literaria;— Account of Dunblane Mi- neral Spring— Sketches of Foreign Scenery and Manners, No- 111— Letters from Montrose, See. to Grahame of Clmerhouse— Original Poetry— Reviews of Moore's Lal- la R. ookb (< oncludedl— Modern Greece, a Poem— Miss Edgewortb's Harrington and Ormond, & c.— Literary and Scientific Intelligence— Monthly Register, & c. & c. Printed for William Blackwood, No. 17, Pince's Street, Edinburgh; and Baldwin, Cradnck, and Joy, Pa- ternoster Row, London, to whom communications ( post paid) may be addressed. No. VI. will be published on the 20th September. ALSO, Edinburgh Annual Register, fjr 1815. Part 1st of vol. 1st Edinburgh Gazetteer. Atlas. Clarke's Travels, four volumes 8vo. 3/. 12s. British Essayists, 45 vols. 12ma. boards. A further supply of the Chinese Puzzle, in 3 few days. This day is jtublished, handsomely printed, price o9l THE EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, AND LITERRAY MISCELLANY; A new Series of the Scots Magazine, For August 1817. "•„* The SCOTS MAGAZINE was begun ! n 17C9. and lias'been continued, without interruption, during the seven - ty- eight years which have since elapsed. It lorins now a record of Scottish Literature aud History, during that lottg period, tbe value of which is so universally acknow- ledged, as to render ail panegyric superfluous. For some time past, however, it has been strongly pressed on the Proprietors, from various quarters, tint, in order more fully to adapt it to the taste of the times, a considerable enlargement of plan was become necessary, and that it ought to rece ve some improvements ia typography and appearance. The Proprietors feit some hesitation in m ik- ing any change upon tne plan of a work so long establish- ed^ but tbe ample and highly respectable assurances which they have received, both of regular support, and of occa- sional contributions, in tbe event of such a change, have with spirit and Zeal at length determined them to enter Upon the execution of the improvements suggested. The Proprietors, therelore, beg to intimate, that the present series closes with tbe number for July ; and th it. the number for August forms the Jirst of a new series, upon a plan greatly enlarged and improved, and whhh will combine, with the objects hitherto treated in the SCOTS MAGAZINE, a variety of others, which the nar- rower limits of that miscellany did not permit it to em- irate. To form a repository for the short and occasion il pro- ductions of men of genius— to draw illustrations of the manners, hi- fory, and antiquities of Scotland, from mi es yet unexhausted or unexplored— to record the remarka- ble occurrences of the republic ol letters, including an obituary of its eminent characters,— to illustrate ibe pro- gress and pre ent state of the fine, as well as of the use- ful arts,— and to preserve a faithful journal of foreign aud domestic occurrences;— these are objects which, with many others of a nature too miscellaneous to be pariicu larly enumerated, they confidently expett to fulfil, with a success not attained by any similar work hitherto at- « <-) » ,,.,.(> io tins coullrry. I he work will now be entitled, " The Edinburgh RTagazine, or Literary Miscellany, being a new series of the Scots Magazine," and will be published monthly. The M igazine hearing the former tide, was, in 1804, incorporated with the Scots Magazine, and tbe two unit ed have since been published under the title of tbe Scots Magazine and Edinburgh Literary Miscellany Ii will contain six sheets of letter- press, and being printed| in a closer manner, will comprise in each number nearly dou- ble the present quantity of matter. The price will he Two Stiitlijnqs, This moderate addition is rendered unavoida- ble by the enlargement of the plan and the improvement of the materials : nor is there'now any publication of the land which is sold at a lower rate. CONT1. N1S OF THE NUMBER. Observations on the Introduction into Scotland nf the Instrument of Torture tailed Thumbikins, and the Use made of it in the Case of Principal Carstares and others, with an illustrative Plate— Original Letter from David , Hume to John Home, with some Account, of a rare and curious Tract characterised in that Letter— View of . the Change of Manners among tbe higher Ranks in Scot- land, during the Course of the last Century— Origin il Correspondence of Paul Jones with Franklin,- Kosciusko, I. a Fayette, the Empress Catherine of Russia, and other eminent Characters— Account of the Geological Struc- ture of the Calton Hill— Abstract of the Evidence taken before the Committee of the House of Commons on Steam- boats, with Observations— Miscellaneous Obser nations on some Facts in Natural History— Account of a remarkable Audience of a Polish Ambassador at the Court of Queen Elizabeth, in 1597— General View of the Credit aud Commerce of the Country— On the Use of proper Terms in Writing— Observations on tbe Prin- ciples of the Poor Laws— ORIGINAL POETRY— REVIEW of K rkton's History of the Church of Scotland— Lord Byron's Lament of Tasso— Fergusson on tbe Marriage Law— Murray's enlarged Edition of Leyden's African Discoveries— Analytical Notices of the Supplement to the IncyciopaJia Britannica, Vol. II. Part II— LITERART and SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE— Monthly Register— Promotions, Appointments— Reports, Commercial, Agri- cultural, Meteorological, & c. & c. . Printed for ARCHD. CONSTABLE and Co, Edinburgh ; and LONGMAN, HURST, and Co. London. MOUNT ALEXANDER, IN RANNOCH, PERTHSHIRE, This day is Published, in royal 4to. Price 1/. 16s. half bound, A NEW GENERAL ATLAS, Constructed from tbe latest Authorities, By A. ARROWSMITH, Hydrographor to the Prince Regent. Exhibiting not only the Boundaries and Divisions, hilt also the Chains of Mountains and other Geographical Feajures of all the known Countries in tbe World ; com- prehended in 53 M ips, from original Drawings, engrav- ed in the best style of the art by SlbNE? HALL. Printed for ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE and Co. Edin- burgh ; and LONGMAN, HURST, REES, OR. ME, and BROWN, London. BIRCH TIMBER AT ME1KLEOUR. To be Sold, AConsiderable quantity of excellent BIRCH TIM- BER, well suited for making herring- barrels. Apply to Mr Menzies, Metkleour- House. ESTATE IN PERTHSHIRE. There Will be Sold by Public Roup, in the George Ion, Penh, on Friday the 20' th day of September next, at one o'clock afternoon ( if not previously Sold by Private Bargain), THE Lands of WESTER CLEW, consisting of 232 acres, divided into eight Parks with substantial stone dykes The Property is eligibly'situated, has an ex celtent sfoathern exposure, lies about three miles to the south of Dunning, and is well adapted either for a grass or victual larin. tor particulars apply to David Burns, writer in Perth, who has the Title Deeds,, and wil! give every information necessary. Perth, 21st Aug. 1817. LANDS NEAR PERTH. To be Sold" by Private Bargain, ABOUT 110 Acres Scots, or thereby, oi the MAINS ol HUNTJNGTO WER, situated in the Parish of Tippermuir, and very little more than 2 miles west from Perth. These Lands lie on the south side of, and ar& bound- ed by the Turnpike road between Perth and CrieiT, and extend westward near to the Quarry ; are of an ex- cellent quality, and capable of raising any- Crops ; have a most delightful prospect, and as there is plenty of water wn the Lands, and being so near Perth, they niay be ad- vantageously laid out in Vilias. The. whole wili be sold in one or more Lets as purchasers may incline." For further particulars application may Ire made to David Buist, Land- surveyor in Perth; or^ to George Con- die, Writer ther e, who will show a plan erf tire Grounds* Perth, SOth July, 181- 7.' writer in Pertl . WANTED TO BORROW. ^ 400 or .^ 500, for which undoubted Heri- table Security will be granted. Apply to Andrew Thomas Waferson, At ELIE IN FIFE. Tb be Sold or l. et, in whole or i i parts, TH VI'extensive property, lately occupied as a SOAP WORK, corsisting of two ranges of Houses, partly of Work, and partly Dwelling Houses ; with an excellent Garden, and two enclosures of Ground. This Property is well watered ; is a convenient subject for carrying on a Public Work, Such as a Manufactory, Foundery, Bleachfield, Brewery, small Distillery, or Malt making, having already a Steep and Malt Barn. The whole comprehends from three to four Acres of Ground, lies in a most fertile country, has the packets to Leith twice a- week, excellent schools, and a pleasant village. Apply to Mr John Nlven, St Andrews, or to Peter and James Dnncan, Manufacturers, Perth. FEUS, AT CRA1GMAKERRAN, PARISH OF ST. - MARTINS. To be Feued out, for Building, in Lots, of from a quar- ter to half an acre, PART of tbe GUILDRY INCORPORATION'S LANDS of GRAIGMAKERRAN, lying along both sides of the Turnpike Road leading ironi Perth to tbe Erid/ e of Isla. The Lands to be F. ued a- e situated about five miles from Penh, to which the communication by the Turn- pike Koad is excellent : the soil is well adapted for Gar- den Ground, and the supply of wa. ter is plentiful. The Feaars an to have tbe privilege of Quarrying at tbe Craig, and will be accommodated with the use of a Bleaching Green, and such additional Land in lease, as may be re- quired. In short from tbe various advantages th^ se Lands posses , a better situarion can hardlyhe found" for- esta- blishing a thriving Village The Conditions of Feu. and further particulars, may be learned l » y applying to Mr James Duncan, at Mains of Cargii, or John and James Miller, Writers, Perth, by whotn offrrs will be received. Perth, 25th July, 1817. HOUSES IN HIGH STREET, PERTH, FOR SALE, EY PUBLIC ROUP, Ei/ Warrant of tlie Sheriff of Perthshire. Upon Friday 19th September, 1817, at one o'clock af- noon; within the George Inn, the Subjects in the High Street, belonging to Mr David Woodrow, merchant, will he exposed to Sale hy Public Roup, by Warrant of the Sheriff, in the following Lots, viz. Lot I. "" piIE whole of the FRONT LAND, with the JL BACK JAMB, at present occupied along with the Front Land , at tbe upset price of ^ 8^ 0. Lot II. The HOUSE presently occupied by Mr D. Menzies, vintner, with the whole STABLES, CEL- LARS, and GARDEN; also at piesent occupied by Mr Menzies, at the upset price of £ 550. Lot III. The remainder of the PROPERTY, on the ' East tide of tbe Close, as occupied by Mr Rullo and o- thers, including the small Office occupied by Mr Wood- row him- eif, at the upset price of £ 10. The Warrant of Sale, and Articles of Roup, are in the l ands of Robert Peddie, writer, who will inform ( as to particulars. Perth, 7th August, 1817. ARABLE AND SHEEP FARMS TO LET, In Slrathenrn. To be Let for such a number of years as may be agreed on, and entered to at Martinmas 1817, TIE following FARMS on tbe Estate of KEI. TY, lying in the Parish of Dunning, aud County of Perth :— I. EASTER KELTY, with the Mansion- House and Offices, consisting of seventy- one Scots acres, or thereby ; as presently possessed by tbe executors of the late Mis Drummond. This Farm is all arable, well watered, in- closed, and subdivided, capabie of much improvement, aud fit. for all kinds of crops. II. The Farm of SCORES, consisting of six hundred Scots acres, or thereby, of excellent bill pasture ; as at present possessed by Jobn Hart. These Farms are-^ onveoiently situated with respect to roads and markets, being in the immediate neighbour- hood of the thriving villages of Dunning and Auchterar- uer, closp by the public road leading through these vil- lages to Perth, and within two miles of the new turnpike road from P^ rtb to Stirling, by Auchterarder and Black- ford. Offers in writing will. be received, and further particu- lars made known, by William Menzies, at Greenhall, by Crieff, factor for Captain Drummond of Kelty, the pro- prietor. John Flockhart, the Farms. Greenball, 19th Aug. 1817. FARM TO BE LET, Parish of Madderty. To be I. ET, rT"' Hfe FARM of CARGAI rs, as lately possessed by ii Ronald Crawford. The soil is of excellent quality, with a southern exposure, and particularly adapted to ihe raising of wheat ; also a portion of tbe same adapted to tbe rsisiiig of green crop, so that a tenant has every chance from soil. The Farm is siroated at a moderate distance from the market towns of Perth, Crieff, and Auchterar- der, to all of which there are good roads. For further particulars application may be made to the proprietor at Fernton, who will give orders for showing tin* lands. Entry to the grounds at Martinmas first. FREEHOLD ESTATE Of nearly 1100 Acres, together Kith a Vote IN THE COUNTY OF ANGUS, TO BE SOLD. THE Estate of TULl. OES in the parish of Dunnichen, to be disposed of by privaie bargain, either as one Estate, or divided into two Lots, the one nearly 600 Acres, and the other near 500 Acres, consisting of excel- lent Arable Land, with some very thriving plantations. The Leases are nearly expired, the Steadings in good or- d. r, and tbe public burthens - aie very trifling, the lands being relieved entirely of niinister's stipend. A great part of tbe price, will be allowed to remain in the pur- chasers hands. For farther particulars application may be made to A- iexander Low, Esq. of Gordonbank by Greenlaw, Alex. Pearson, Esq. W. Si or to David Lnuson, Town: Clerkof Arbroath, who will give directions for showing the lands. POTTIE MILL AND FARM, In i/ ie Parish of Dron. To be I. et for nineteen years after M- rtinmas first, THE MEAL, BARLEY, and LINT MILLS of POTTIE, with the FARM attached thereto, con- sisting of 13 acres, or thereby, of arable land, as pre- sently possessed by John Duncan. Offers » ill be received until the 22d September, by the Proprietor, » t Dunbarney Manse, or Robert 1' eddiej writer, Perth. Perth, 1st Sept. 1817. PENDICLES TO BE LET, Parish of Crieff. SEVERAL PENDICLES at TOMAKNOCK, in the vicinity of the thriving village of Crieff. The soil IB particularly adapted to the raising of all kinds of green crops, and where a. ready market can always be obtained f< T the produce. There ia good housing on the ground, and for further particulars application may be made to the proprietor, at Fernton, who will give orders for showing the grounds. F- ntry to the Grounds at Martinmas first. T VALUABLE GROUNDS IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD OF PEHTII. To he Let for such number of years as may be ou, from Martinmas next, grc nd- otlicer at Kelty, will shew DESIRABLE FARMS, AT CRA/ GMAKERRAN, TO BE LET. There wiil he exposed to Sale, by Public Roup, within the Guild- Hall, upon Friday the Tenth day of Oc- tober next, at one o'clock afternoon, LEASES for Nineteen years from Martinmas 1818, of certain parts of the LANDS of CRAIGMAKER- RAN, the property of the Guildry Incorporation ol Perth, which are to be divided into four Farms. No. 1, to consist of 136 Acres. 2, I1G Do. 3, 70 Do. 4 64 Do. Suitable Steadings are to be erected upon the three Farms first mentioned, and considerable additions made to the present Steading upon that last mentioned. These Lands are situated about five miles from Perth, on the east side of the turnpike road leading to the bridge of Isla, to wbich road proper communications from the several Farms will be formed. The articles of Roup and conditions of Lease, with a plan of the Farms, to be seen in the hands of Mr James Duncan, at Mains of Cargii, and John and Jr- mes Miller, Writers, Perth, who will inform as to farther particulars. The Forester at Craigmakerran will point out the Farms. Perth, 25th July, 1S17. EXTENSIVE SHEEP FARM To be LET, IN STRATHEARN, NEAR CRIEFF, Entry at Whitsunday 1818. THE WEST HILL of GLENTURRKT, as now possessed by William Guild ; to which may be add- ed at tbe same term, a portion or the whole of tbe QUOIG- PARK, now occupied hy Alexander M Oivan. HILL PASTURE above the Head Dykes, . LOW GRASS GROUNDS, . . '. 444,^ Dittts, of QUOIG- PARK, .... 56',$ FARM TO BE LET, Parish nf Maddzrty. To be LET; THE FARM of NEWRO, presently possessed by Robert Gardener. The Farm is particularly adapt- ed to the mtldetn system of turnip husbandry, and is well worth the attention of an active; and industrious tenant, to whom every reasonable encouragement will be given. For further particul . rs application may be made to tbe proprietor at Fernton, who wiil- give orders for showing the land. Entry to the grounds at Martinmas next. VALUABLE SHEEP FARMS, In the County of Level ness. To be Let, for such teim of years as may be agreed upon, and entered to at Whitsunday, 1818, Scols A. GI. EiNQUOICH, including LOCHUIRN- HEAD, LEACKNAFEARN. POU- I. ARY, 1. NCHLAGGAN, aud GI. ENLYNE, as presently pos^ ssed by Mr Thos. Gillespie, and consisting in whole tif abour 28083 2. WESTER GARRYUALACH, as possess- -..- 7401 ed by Messrs Oliver and Fraser 3. KILLIANAN and BOTH GLASTERS now in the occupatioh of the Proprietor 4. GREENFIELD, ARDOCHY, and EAS- TER GARRYUALACH, also iii the Proprie- tor's hands at present..- ... I 958.3 5. ARDNABIE and ARDOCHY, as possess- ed by Angus Macdonell, and others 6. MtJNERGlE and FAICBAMARD, occu- pied by Duncan, Alexander, and John MicDo- nell 7. CEANLOCHNEVIS, CARNOCH, A- CHAGHLINE, and SOURCHAISE, in KNOI- DART 8. INVER1EMORE AND TORRYCHOA- NACHAN, in KNOIDART, with the fine fl. t of Arable Laud, called DELARDESPIC..... 9. SAUNDICIC, in KNOIDART 78dO 249S 1800 8454 5.' 0 487 3,163 500 i greed T HE HOUSE and ORCHARD of BALIIOUSIE, extending to about seven Acres, with about six nirg Lands of Bal- WITH Excellent Shooting and Fishing. o o To be LIT, for such a number of years as mtiy be agreed tin, •" l^ HE MANSION- HOUSE, Offices, Garden, and X Farm of MOUNT ALEXANDER, lying on. the Jiorth banks of the water of Raunoch, about three miles we t from T- ummel Bridge ( on the military road between Crieff and Inverness), and the like distance east from Kin loch, to which last ther. e is a regular post twice a- week. The mansion- house, which is delightfully situated on the east end of the district of Rannoch, commands a most beautiful and romantic prospect, is partly furnished, and is capable of accommodating a large family ; tbe. offices are suitable, and the garden extensive; the arable and meadow grounds ( which are capable of great, improve- ment), including the garden, consist of about 72 acres or thereby, and may be entered to at Martinmas 1817 ; ' there is plenty of lime rock within the grounds, and peats at a very short distance. Tbe tenant will. be allowed the privilege of Fishing BpOi; ' he I- ike and water of Rannoch, and of Shooting over the who.' e " l the proprietor's extensive hills and low gro^ ltitjl, in the vicinity of M° unt Alexander, and also in Atfiole. The li'lls abound with moor game and ptafnia- gan ; and on the kiw grounds there are hares, partridges, • nipes, and wild duck.- Jf a suitable tenant shall not appear for the whole pre- mises, the tnansion- house, with the privilege of Slioming and Fishing, will be set for the season, or for such number of years as may be agreed on. ' Alexander Munro, at Mount Alexander, will shew the premises ; and for farther particular application Clay be made to George Gondie, writer in Perth. 17th July, 1817. Aires and a half more of the adjc hdtisie. The Orchard of Balhousie is well stocked with Fruit Trees, and enclosed with a stone wall, and will be Let either separately or together, witb the adjoining grounds, which possesses every advantage which situation and qua- lity of soil cao command- For particulars apply to Mr Lorimer, factor to the Right Honourable the Earl of Kinnoull; or MorcrieiT and Duncan, writers, Penh ;— with either of whom of- fers may be lodged till the 1st of September nest, when the Lands will he Let. Dupplin Castle, 16th July, 1817. LANDS IN PERTHSHIRE. To be Sold by Tublic Roup, within the Star Inn, Perth, upon Friday the 24th day of October, 1817, at one o'cl- , k, alternoon ( if not previously disposed of by Private Bargain), nnHE LANDS of COWBYRE,' now called PLEA- 1 SANCE of COUPAR ANGUS, immediately ad- joining to tbe Town of Coupar Angus, and on rhe south- side of tbe Burn of Coupar, with the Share of the Com- mottty allocated to the said Lands. Tbe pr - perty consists of 105 acres, or thereby, Scots measure, of excellent arable land, capoah: cf bearing any kind of crops, and may be considerably improved at a very moderate expense, there being pleiity- of lime with- in three miles nf the property, and dunj may be had in the town of Coupar. There are a suitable dwelling- house and offices upon the premises: tbe lease, which was lor nineteen years, expires . t Motinmas 1818. J - lies Craik, at Pleasance, will shew the lands; and farther p rticulars may be learned by applying to George Condie, wriie-- in Perth, who will shew a plan of the prop' r- v, ant! give any other information wanted. 1:: h August, I < 11 7. CAPITAL FARMS, In the Carse of Goniric. j To be Let for 19 years, from Whitsunday next, and the separation of Crop 1818, from the Ground, rT', HOSE parts of the Estate of RAIT, as divided and JL laitl off in the following divisions, or in such other divisions as may he agreed on :— I. The FARM of SHANERY, containing about 116 acres Arable, and 335 Pasture. II. The FARM of GASKONHALL, containing a- bout HO acres Arable, and nearly 3 acres of Green Pasture. III. The FARM of GLEN of RAIT, containing a- bout 311 acies Arable. IV. RAIT FARM, with the CORN and I. IJJT MILLS, containing about 103^ Acres, all Arable, besides nearly two Acres of Green Pasture. V. The VILLAGE HOUSES, and nearly Six Acres of rich Garden Ground. These Farms consist chiefly of a rich strong black loam ; have a southern exposure, and are capable of carrying all kinds of grain. They are advantageously situated, nearly mid- way between Perth and Dundee, and about 10 miles from each, and 3 miles from the Ports of Powgavie, Errol, and Inchyra, to all of which places there are good roads. Offers to be lodged with Thomas Whirson, Writer in Perth, who will conclude bargains as soon os suitable offers are made, Archibald Gorrie, at Rait Garden, will point out the grounds and boundaries of the Farms. 1st Aug. 1817. ARABLE LANDS, . . Ditto, of QUOIG- PARK, 113, 4 5] 3,663 156 rrHE FARMS TO BE LET. ESTATE of DUBHEADS, in the parish of 2. 3. JL Madderty, tbe property of Lieutenafit- General Sir David B- iird, K B. is to be p- ren-. ptorily I. et by Public Roup, on tbe Ground, on Monday, 15th September next, ( if not previously let by Private Bargain) in the following divisions, v; z. 1. WELTREF-, containing about . . . 82 Acres, WESTER DUBHEADS, .... 27 l'ODSTOA'N, and the two uorthmost? fields of DUBHEADS $ 58 4- Seven Fields of DUBHEADS, lying a } round the Steading numbered 1 to 7 > 54 on the Plan, J 5. The Three eastmost Fields of DUB- ) HEADS, No. 8 to 19 J59 6. The Three remaining Fields of DUB ? HEADS, No. II to 13. with the Mill, $ 7. The north side of HARDFOLD, . . 10 8. The west side of FERNEVFOLD, . . " 5\ A corn and barley null will be erected on lot 6, and suitable steadings on it and lots 3 and 5. Lot 7 hiay be let iiitwo divisions, and a cottage will be bui'it 011 the west side. A Plan of the Estate, with the Conditions of Set, arc in the hands of Robert Peddie, writer in Perth, to whom intending offerers may give in written proposals, for one or more lots, to suit their views. The Roup will begin at l. liibheads, at one o'clock. Peter Whitlnel, at Dubheads, will shew Ihc Lands. 26th Augtist, 1317, TO BE SOLD By Public Roup, within the Royal Exchange Coffee- house, Edinburgh, tin Wednesday the 26th November 1817, at two o'clock afternoon, if not previously Sold by Private Bargain, A FINE ESTATE IN STRATHMORE, IN THE CGUNTT OF PERTH. THE LANDS of CUPAR GRANGE and MILL HORN, with the BARNIEHILL of BALBROGV, lying in the parishes of Bendoehy tmd Cupar, with the Teinds thereof, a> nd the f ishings in the rivers Isla a id Erichr, and a Freehold Qualification ill the county of Perth. The Estate consists of 890 Scots feres or thereby, ly- ing very pleasantly on the banks and at the junction of the rivers Ericht and Tsla, and affords several very eligi- ble situations for building a gentleman's residence; and power is reserved in the leases to resume possession of the ground necessiry for such purpose. The distance from Cupar Angus is 2 miles, from Perth and Dundee. 15. T- h^ recent improvements in agriculture are well known in the district, where there are many ienants of skill and capital, and where there are good and convenient markets for all land produce. The lands enjoy a good climate, and the grain yielded by the farms ot Cupar- Grange is of th" first quality, and has been long preferred for seed by farmers in other quarters. The soil is in general a good loam, capable of bearing every species of crop. The in- ferior grounds are susceptible of much improvement, and veil situate fur it, in respect to the supply of dung from Cupar, and of marl in the property. The present rental is 1800/. sterling, but on the expiry of the leases ( of which the- most have only four years to run) a very great rise will be obtained. The timber on the estate is valuable.; The water- falls at the corn and lint mills are of ample power for any machinery which can be required. • The total valuation is 1479/. 9?. lQd. whereof 498/ 5s. 2d. holds directly of the Crown, and affords a Freehold Qualification ; the remainder holds of subjects- superiors, for paynfent of small feu duties. Mr James Anderson, at Overton of Cupar Grange, or Peter Duffus,- the ground- cfFicer, and the tenants, will show the lands; and further information may be had by application to Me^ s D. Thomson and R. Fleming, W. S. 8. Frederick Street, Edinburgh, or Mr Charles Hay i writer, Cupar Angus, Total, ... 3,819 The Stock of Black- faced Sheep now on tlie Farm, and which, at Entry, will be transferred by arbitration, from the outgoing to the incoming Tenant, is about 2,400. The harm is favourable for the establishment of the Che- viot Breed of Sheep, and f$* r the practice of Turnip Hus- bandry ; for which due encouragement would be given in Sub- dividing and Inclosing the arable land. The Low Grounds maintain a large Stock of Cattle in summer, and the extensive Grass Parks at Ochtertyre ( which are inclosed for Sheep, and which are I. et annual- ly for Pasturage by Sheep- and Cattle) afford excellent Wintering and Spring Eoggage. Provided an adequate Rent be jijfered, a Lease of the or- dinary endurance on Sheep Farms, will be granted; and if requisite, a suitable new Dwelling House and Offices, in a proper situation, will be built ; otherwise, the Lease to be granted will be for only three years, and no expense will be incurred in Buildings. For further information, applicati > r gnay be made to Mr Tainbh, Writer in Crieff • or to Mr Home, Overseer at Ochtertyre. Offers, in writing, will be received by the Proprietor, Sir Patrick Murray, Bart., until Saturday, the 18th day of October, ! 817. Ochtertyre, 29th July, 1817. • FARMS TO. BE LET, IM STRATHEARN, NEAR CRE1FF, Entry at Whitsunday and Separation of Crop 1818. " PHE HILL or CALLENDER, I. rPHE . including tbe JL Arable and Pasture Grounds of STONEH1ELD and'CLASHANIAN, as now possessed by James and John M'Culloch. Scotch Acres. HILL GROUNDS, . , . GRASS and MEADOW, do. RINESS, FIR PARK, and POL- LACHRIACH, proposed to be added Arable Lands, Total 642 88 755 170 925 The Stoclc of Black- faced Sheep now on the Farm, is about 800 ; which, together with the Corn and Hay Crops, and the Fodder ar. d Dung, will be transferred by arbitration, frtuu the outgoing to the incoming tenant. The Low Grounds maintain a considerable stock of Cattle during summer; and the large Grass Parks at Ochtertyre ( which are inclosed for Sheep, and which are Let annually for Pasturage by Sheep and Cattle,) afford excellent Wintering and Spring Foggage. II. The Arable Lands of Scotch Acres. ' 1. KNOWHEAD and WOODHEAD, now occupied by Duncan M'Ara 2. MAINS of CALLENDER, ( de l ducting the addition of 25 Acres ] proposed to be made to tl. e Sheep ^ Farm,) now occupied by Alexan- | der Keay, J Total, . The Hill Farm and the Arable Farms may he let toge- ther or separately. In case of their being continued sepa- rate, it is the wish of the proprietor, to throw the two last mentioned Arable Farms, containing 118 Acres, into one Faim ; in which case, a suitable Steading will be built, . in a proper situationhut offers will be received according to any other arrangenittnt of the Lands which may better suit those who may be desirous to become te- nant/ thereof. For further information, application may be made to Mr Tamsh, Writer in Creiff; or to Mr Home, Over- seer, Ochtertyre. Offers will be received hy the proprietor, Sir Patrick Murray, Bart., until Saturday, the 18ih tjajr of October 1817. Ochtmyre, 29th ) v\ j, 1S17, The superiority of these Grazings is how so well known and established, that it is quite unnecessary ro say one word in their commendation. Kit, as it is the Pro- prietor's sincerest desire to give every encouragement to n-, e: i of skill, cbarattCr, and capita), he would particular- ly invite the attention of such to Nos. I, 2, 3, 4, and 7; aud would even have no objections to accommod ite their views, by either conjoining or disjoining such of the above tenements, at least, as admit of it properly, iu any way most suitable to their inclination. Nos 3. and 4, conjoined, ( either with or without No. 2.) would form a most desirable and complete Farm, and the addition of No. 5 to Glenquoich, whether disjoined or in whole, would render that extensive Tenement, ( in the latter case especially) one of the first Highland Farms in the Kingdom. It may be proper to mention, that through ihis Farm, the l. ochuirn branch of the Parlia- mentary Roads, communicating with the West Coatft, runs for nearly 20 miles; an advantage that very few Sheep Walks possess. Ample melioration for Houses suitable to the above farms, according as they may be setj shall be cheerfully allowed. No. 8. ou which there is a heat and comfortable Cot- tage, is beautifully situated on the West Coast of Knoi- dart, and well adapted for the residence ofa Gentlemin, who might consider farming on a 1 - rge scale not sn much an object as a smaller concern, combined with tbe enj.- y- ment of Fishing and Shooting ; tbe former of which, in particular, may be had here in the greatest variety and abundance. No. 9 possesS- s similar advantage", with the last men- tioned* Farm, though in a less degree in respect to the House, it may be let either in whole or in lots. Thi- re wil! also be Let, and entered to at Whitsunday, 1819, the Farms of 1NVERGU1SHER AN, and MIA- LARY, in KNOIDART, the former consisting of 6021 Acres and the latter of 454. As it is proposed to Let those Farms, in reference to their connection with the Lands ot Scotor, in a different manner from the present, the particulars of that arrangement will be given in a fu- ture advertisement. Two INNS, upon the West Coast, at the heads of Lochnevis and I. ochuirrt, and one in the interior, at the junction of the Glenshiel and the Glengarry new road, with the Lochutrn branch, are also to be let, some time in the course of next year. For further particulars application may be made to the Proprietor, Colonel Macdonell of Glengarry, Glengarry House, by Fort Augustus; or to Neil Maclean, hi) Factor, in whose hands plans of the above lands may be seen, and by either of whom offers will be received be- twixt and tbe month of November next, when all those Lands will be let without reserve. N- B. Tradesmen, or Mechanics, intending to settle in either of the villages of B- lalistef, on the banks of the Caledonian Canal, or of Bal Beh- aic, on the West Coast, will meet with every encouragemenc. Glengarry- House, 5th Aug. 1817. 60 58 118 LIST OF GAME CERTIFICATES, ISSUED at the CCUNTT CESS OrriCE, Perth, up to the 2d September, 1S17 :— Schedule D. al £ 3 : 13: 6 each. Adarrt, James, Esq. Pitkellony Anderson, James, F- sq. Coupar Grange Athole, His Grace John Duke of Balfour, General 5 Ballingall, William, Esq. Rose Terrace Baxter, David, Esq: R. N. Ruthven Bell, Alexander, Esq. Berwick- upon- TwCed Bett, William, Esq. Coupar Angus Belshes, Major Alexander Hepburn, younger offn « vermay 10 Belshes, Major John, residing there Belshes, Col. John Hepburn, of Inverniay Binning, David Monro, Esq. of Argaty Bruce, Mr William, Blairgowrie Campbell, General Alexander, of Monzie 15 Campbell, Lieut. Charles William; 39th foot Campbell, Lieut. George Andrew, royal marine* Campbell, James, Esq Coupar Angus Campbell, John, Esq. East Grange Cargill, Daniel, Esq Newtyle 20 Condie, James, E= q. Perth Craigie, J- ihn, Esq. Craigie, Right Hon. Lord Cratgie, Laurence, F. sq. Glendoick Craigie, Major Thomas, R. P. M. 25 Darling, Adam, Esq - Dawson, William, E< q. Tayside De Flahault, General, Meikleour M'Knii M'Kinlay, t) ick, Col. Robert Henry, 4 lid fool llow, George, ol Tirchardy 30 Drummond, Henry Home> younger of Blairdrnm- niond Drutnmond, Gen. James, Cnldees Castle Drummond, James, Esq. M P. Dunira Drummond, John, Kippenross Elliott, George, Esq. Oilmour Place • 35 Ferguson, Adam, Esq. ot Woodhill Ferguron, Donald, Fanwick Ferguson, John, Esq. wine- merchant, Leith Fori ye, Major, Beech- hill Fuscr, Captain, R. N. 40 Frew, Mr Alexander, Keir Gaileway, Mr Junes, BUirgnivrre ( iardinTr, ' l homas Marshall, Esq. feu- Honse G'iddard, James, E- q. Blacbheath Goodchrtd, John, juu. Esq. Stenton 45 Goodchild, Juhn, l'crtms, Esq. Here Graham, diaries, Esq. Altamouiit Graham, Frederick, Esq. DunUeld Gray, Right Hoi). Francis Lord Giay, Hon. John, KuiTautis Castle 50 Greig, Alexander, Esq. Hailgreig Greig, John, Esq. Pitcuilen Bank Gulland, Doctor William, jun. Falkland Hodgson, Capt. Bry. ui, R. N Bonskeid Hunter, James, E.- q Duncrub 55 Jenkins, Richard, Esq. Ba'rrofesa Place Johnson, John William, Esq. Pitcullcu Bank Keir, Dr George, Milnearu Keir, Patrick small, Esq. Kindrogan Kinloch, C^ pt. Charles, Gourdie 60 Kiuloch, David, Esq. jun. Go'urdie Kionear, Charles, E- q. Fiiigask Kinuear, Roberi, Esq. R . se Terra'ce Kiunoul, Right Hon. Thomas Robert, Earl of l. orinier, James, E- q Ab*- rd* lgie 65 M'Donald, Vi'iiiiam, Esq. St Martin's M- Farlane, MaicoIm, Ev icli JV1 Giegor, Peter, Ainprior Sir Alexander Muir, Bart. Delvine Lieut. John, 11 d foot Maxtone, Anthony, Esq. ol IJelmquhty Menzies. John, Crieff Menz es, Robert, Esq. W. S.. Farleyear Mt- nzies, Stewart, haq. Culdares Miiier, James, jun. Esq. Milnion tS Moncrieffe, Major David, of iVloncrieffe Mout'igue, Captain George, Wroughton, 82d foot Moon, James, Dunira Moray, James, Esq. of Abercairney Muiray, Alexander, Esq of Ayton 60 Murray, Andrew, Esq. Muriayshall Murr. y, Anthony, Esq. Crieff Murray, Joseph, Esq. younger of Ayton Niirn, David, E- q <> t Drunikilbo Oliphant, Anthony, Esq. of Condic 85 Oliphant, Lieut.- Col. James Stewart, R. P. M. Oliphant, Lawrence, Esq. of Condie Pa ton, Thomas, Esq, W. S. Peebles, Robert, Straluch Perkins, John, Esq. 90 Ramsay, Sir James, Bart. Banff Rattray, John Esq Craigliall Reid, Mr John, Cupar Angus Robertson, Col. Alexander, htrowin Robertson, Coi. George Duncan, DuneaVis 95 Robertson, Col. John, Dude Robertson, Cap. J. Stewart, Edradynate Robertson, Genetal Wiiliarn, of Lude Rogers, Mr John Rokeby, Cap H R., R. N Aberuchill 100 Rokeby, Langhanp, Esq. there R. ikehy, Rev. Lang ham, there Rollo, Lieut. James, 59th Foot Rollo, Right Hon John Lord Rutherford, Major Willi m 105 Shaw, Peter, Esq. Ietiigauiid Sheaffe, General sir Roger Hale, Bart. Smith, David, Valley- field Smith, James, Esq. Deanttone Sniytne, Gewrge, Esq. Mtthvcn Castle 110 Sniythe, Robert, Esq, of Metliven Stewart, Alexander, Esq. of Derculich Stewart, Cap. Gilbert, 61st Foot, Kinvaid Stewart, C: p. James, 62d Foot, Crossmount Stewart, John, Esq Garth 115 Stewart, Patrick William, E- q. Sunimerbank S'ewart, Hubert, Esq. younger of Ardvorlich Stirling, Charles, Esq. junior, Kippenro& s Stirling, Cap. lames, R N there St John Edward Beauchamp, Esq. 120 Stuart, Hon. John S., Doune Lodge Swan, James, Arnmore T'ainsh, J. ihn, junior, Esq. surveyor of taxes Trotter, John, E- q Perth Depot Turnbuil, Archibald, Esq. Bridgend 125 Wemyss, Cap Janus, Scots Greys Schedule C. ul L. 3 : 13 : 6 Crawford, John, game- keeper on the Lands of Strathallan Schedule S. al L. l i 5 : 0 Aicken, James, Mrs Moray Stirling, Ardoch Brown, Aitkeu, Earl of Moray, Douue Christie, Alex., Lord Rollo, Duncrnb Clearer, John, Duke uf Aihole, Blair 5 Clearer, Peter ditto. do. Dawson, John, Lord Ashbtirton, Rotehaugh Dewar, George, Sir Geoige Stewart, Grandtully Dow, James, Col. Orjair, Inchbraikie Fechney, John, Mrs Moray Stirling, Ardoch 10 Henderson, James, Gen. Gtaham Stirling, Duchray Howison, Andrew, Earl of Kinnoul, Duplin Jameson, William, Robert Smythe, Esq, Methven Kinross, James, Mis Moray Stirling, Aruoch l. uke, David, Fra. Grant, Esq. Ktlgraston 15 M'Ara, John, Hon. P. R. D. Burrell, Perth M'Donald, AleXi, O. H. Drummoud, Esq. Blair- drunimund M'Ewan, Duncan, Sif VTilliam Drummond, Logie- almond M'Gregnr, Gregor, Col. Robertson, Strowan Retd, Robert, Chalmers Izett, Esq Kinnaird SO Ritchie, George, Duke of Athule, Blair Robertson, Donald, Earl of Ktnnoul, Duplin Robertson, J„ hn, Gen. Robertson, Lude Robertson, Thumas, Lord Gray, Kinfaum Scot, Charles, Gen. Campbell, Monzie £ 5 Scot, William, James Moray, Esq. Abercalrney Stevenson, James, James Matterton, Esq. Braco Stewart, Alex., Gen. Drummond, Culdees Stewart, Robert, Charles Stewart, Esq. Dalfuise " 9 Zimmerman, Henry, J. H, Belshes, Esq. Invermay. ' the Crois of Honour df the first class, upon Dr Satlartdiere, who received in 1815, a gold medal, as a recompense for the care he bestowed upon the Prussian oh'tcers and soldiers, in the hospital o. Montaign. The latest intelligence from Russia announces the recovery of Prince Wiihain of Prussia ; the wound in his foot has been attended by no bad con- sequences. The Cardinal de Beausset will receive to- day, from his Majesty's hands, the hot sent him by the Pope. On the night of the 20th of August, the church of Notre Dame at Dijon, one of the finest edelices of that city, was struck by lightning j but happily no serious injuiy was sustained. At a quarter past two, the Count de Ruppin ( Ktng of Prussia) decorated with the blue cordon-, and accompanied by a splendid lefinue, went to the Tuilleries to compliment his Majesty upon the oc- casion of his fete. In the course of the month, the Secretary of State for the Interior invited the Prefects to trans- mit to him accurate infoimatron respecting the har- vest of grain, in their several depaitments. Foui- teen questions were drawn up, relating the quantity of seed sown, the average pid'duce of crops ftofti given quantities of seed, the number of persons, and the probable consumption of each department, & c. In these important questions we have an additional proof ot the solicitude of his Majesty tor the pros- perity of his subjects. stop., it is insinuated that the faarniges which have of late been so frequent between young people, without the means of supporting z family, may have contributed to increase the Vmmbfcr of pattpers. AUG. 19— As his Majesty ott passing the Lit- tle Belt to Sooghoi, wat<:' saluled by a discharge of artillery from the heights, ioneof the cannon burst, and the explosion was the more tenible, as a very lotrd clap ot thunder happened at the same moment. Though the violent and unlooked- for noise caus- ed a great- terror, it is said no injury was sustained. The rye hit vest has begun, and here and there some bailey has been reaped ; but the weather is still rainy and unsettled, and there is a great deal of hay still on the ground. SOUTH AMERICA. GERMANY: FRAS- KFORT, Aug. 18. Letters direct from Carlsbad announce the arrival of the Russian Mi- nister Count Capo d'lstria in that city. There was much talk of conferences between that Minis- ter, the Piussian Ministers who are there, Piince Schwartzenberg, and k. he English Minister, Mr Lamb. Pi ince Metternich tvas impatiently expect- ed at Carlsbad. Tbe Prince de Haidenberg pro- poses to remain there till his arrival. LOWKH ELBE, Aug. 15.— A Custom- house offi- cer on the coast ot Sweden having discharged a loaded pistol at the Captain of an English vessel, which slightly wounded him in the cheek, he has been cited before a Council of War* at Landscrohe, and the English Consul at Elsinore has been re quested to send a confidential agent to the Council, to be present at the examinations. LAUSANNE, Aug. 15.— The Federal Directory has communicated to tbe cantons, in a circular ot the ' 2d instant, the following note from the Minis- ters of the allied Powers, respecting the residence of the persons included in the ordinance of the 2l- th July c — " The Ministers of the Cabinets who signed the treaty of the 20th November 1815, having decreed, among other things, that all the French individuals comprises! in the two lists of the 24- th July of the same year, would be permitted to reside only in Austria, Prussia, or Russia, where their Royal and Imperial Majesties are willing to grant them asy. lums, the undersigned Ministers of the four allied Courts have the honour to remind M. de Tschann, entrusted with the affairs of the Swiss Confedera- of these regulations^ Ihey wish also to in- FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE. FRANCE, PARIS, Aug. 15.— At one d'clock, Officers of the Parisian National Guard, having at their head his Royal Highness Monsieur, Colonel General, and bis Excellency Marshall Oudinot, Duke of Reggio, were admitted to present their reipecta to the King, on the occasion of the fete. These pen- tletlien afterwards defiled before his Majesty, in the order of theit respective Legions. Alter mass, the king received the principal Officers ol State and the Ministers. The badness of the weather ( it having rained in- cessantly duiing the day) csused the gieate. part of the intended ceremonies to be put oft. The distri- bution of wines and eatables in the Camp Elysees, was postponed till Sunday next. For the same rea- son there was no parade in the Court of Tuilleries. The grand fete which was to have taken place at Tivoli, was also defer ed till Thursday next. The Duke ot Wellington, accompanied by his Staff, and a grtal number of foreigners of distinc- tion, piesented his respects to the King. The opening of the new port ® f Middleborgh, in Holland, took place on the 9th inst, with great so- lemnity, tn the piesence of the King of the Nether- linds. The Princess Dowager of d'OEttingen- OEt- tingen, born Duchess ol Wiitemberg, died of an a- poplectic fit on the 9th inst. at Wallet stein. His Majesty the King of Prussia hat conferied form them, that impressed with the necessity of en*. forcing their execution, they have adopted the de- termination that all the above- mentioned individuals who may be found in any other country than Aus- tria, Piussia, or Russia, must prepare themselves to proceed to the states of one of those countries by the 15th of August. " The Confederation having acceded to the treaty of the 20th November 1815, which sanctioned the said regulations, the undersigned cannot doubt its disposition to second the wishes of the allied Courts. They consequently flatter themselves, that as soon as it is acquainted with the present determination, it will categorically declare to the French exiles comprised in the twe lists, who may be in its terri- tories, that they are to choose between this and the 1 5th of August, one of the three countries in which they will be permitted to reside, and that the go- vernment of the confederation will watch over the execution of a measure, which has bee. i dictated only by a desire to promote the general tranquillity and salety, and the indispensable necessity of which experience has demonstrated." In a sitting of the I7th Aug. the Diet received the act recognising the perpetual neutialityof Swit- zerland on the pait of the King of Spain. It is dated July 6. The Diet then discussed and adopted a proposi- tion for bestowing an honorary medal upon the warriors of the Swiss guards, for theit fidelity and courage on the 10th of August 1792. Our harvest is niost abundant, as well in the quantity as quality of the grain, which is remarka- bly heavy. NORTHERN STATES. STOCKHOLM, July 29.— It is the districts of Kronoberg and Calmar who have been the first to adopt measures for bringing back to Sweden the ancient simplicity of the inhabitants of the Noith. The deputies from tbe peasants have not only ma- nifested a disposition to abolish the use of all foreign stuffs, and to wear only those which are fabticated at home, but they have also proposed to have their ptesent clothes stamped, to that they cannot renew them j and, without distinction of rank or wealth, every person wearing a dress not stamped, shall be condemned to a fine of from five to ten florins. AUG. 5, Prince Oscar, Duke of Suderma- nia, h is now been introduced also in the Norwe- gian Council of State here on which occasion the Minister, Peter Auker, made a very long speech. WERSAW, Aug. 11.— To check the usury Car- tied on by the Jews, the police has order to pro- ceed with rigour against them. Their numbers in- crease incredibly in Poland. Agriculture is not their business. Many little towns are inhabited al- most wholly by Jews. PETERSBURG*!, July 31.— An event which took place on the 21st of last month, in the invirons of Abo, has created great alarm among the inhabitants. On that day towards noon, the ground of a village, 22 versts from that city, suddenly sunk to the depth of many fathoms, and dragged with it 12 houses, which were completely submerged, ( perserwng, however, their situation), so that no trace of them could be discovered. A similar falling in of the earth occurred in the same place io 1755 and 1788. Among other causes, this phenomenon is ascribed to the swampy marsh upon which the village is built, and to the river which flows through it. The accident has occasioned great loss to the inha- bitants. COI'ENHAOES, Aog. 13— All the principal au- thorities are invited to send to the Chancery their opinion upon the best means of diminishing the number of poor, who have so increased, that it will soon be impossible for the parishes to provide subsistence for them. In the resolution of the Go- vernment, addressed to the authorities upon the oc- From a morning paper.'] Port of Spain ( Trinidad), July 6. As an Englishman, I look forward to the peifect emancipation of Spanish America as identified with our best interests ; and as far as relates to the inha bitants, nothing can tend so much to their improve- ment, as being relieved from that state of bigotry and profound ignorance, with regard to the princi- ples of good government, and the useful arts of life, in which the Spanish government has kept them for 300 years ; and I see no reason to suppose that the persevering efforts of Bolivar and the ftiends of freedom will not eventually triumph over all oppo- sition. The Creole troops fight with such deter- mined valour, that the Spaniards cannot stand the shock, and hence no Spanish army now exists in the field any where. The fall of the capital of Guayana may be looked for every moment, as the Independent squadron fiom Margaretta had reach- ed the Oronoko, and the Spanish garrisons, even previously, had been driven to the greatest distress. The tiade of Guayana, when taken, will not be confined to that tich piovince, but will take in that of Varinas and part ot Santa Fe, which are already in the hands of the patriots. To give you some idea of the subject, the independent General Paez occupies the Province of Vaiinas, all the Lowe Apure, and as far as Calab; zo, about 60 leagues- from Caraccas, with 4000 cavalry, composed ol the Sambos of Boves and Morales, aod others of of that class. He defeated Motillo completely in January, as seen by his own reports. Bolivar, Piar, BermUndez, Cedeno, and a host ot othei gcod officers, besiege the two cities in Guayana. On the llth April, Piar destroyed the Spanish di vision of 1500 men, most of Monllu's veterans, so completely, that an Englishman, who was at the city ot Auuustura, who saw them match out and return, say-', that not 50 escaped, and only Briga. dier La Torre and two officers. This English- man, who was there with ins bt ig, was embargoed till the 2d of May, and for tiie last month lived on jerked beet alone, without btead, and witnessed daily people dying ot hunger. In consequence of this, all who could deseit have gone over to the pat riots, and the last arrival gave a far mote diead- ful account oi the scarcity. The sut render is there- fo> e looked tor momentarily, as Brion's tquadron, consisting of tour heavy bugs, and six schooners and sloops, well armed, and eight heavy gun- boats, entered the Oror. oko three weeks ago. Villa- F. ma is in the Llanos, about San Carlos, 60 leagues from Caraccas ; Nunate Perez has dri- ven the Spaniaids out ot the provinces of Casanare and Tunja, in New Granada ; Socorro has also freed herself; Ruxas commands at Matui n ; Ma. rino, Saraza, and M - sagas, occupy the plains in the rear of Barcelona and Cumana 5 Margaietta bids defiance to the Spaniards utid theii paltry ex- pedition— and in a Word the Dons are every where quite peiplexed and undone. I see every probabi- lity ol their shoitly being quite diivenoutot Vene- zuela and New Granada, and good care will be ta- ken they do not return. The Spaniards have late- ly shot General Freites, and three or four other in- dependent othceis, taken at Barcelona. This ope- ration was pei formed on their backs, tor Spaniards will never cease to be brutes to the conquered* Marino offered to exchange a Spanish Colonel, Luxano, for Fieites, but Morillo preferred shoot ing him, and letting the Spanish Colonel take his chance, which I fear will be a bad one. In short, so long as the Spaniards put their piisor. ers to death, they can expect no quartet ; nor, indeed, do they deserve any. It the Spaniards had any means to carry on the war beyond their garrisons, they would have no doubt attempted the relief of Guayana ; instead of that they blockaded Margaretta for 13 days, but dared not to land. eel brated. Her Majesty, accompanied by the j P iacesses Augus'a and Elizabeth, the Duchesset oi GloucetUT and York, and the Princess Sophia of Gloucester, took their stations in the stand, near the winning- post. The Duke of Gloucester, and others of the nobility, wete also present. A hea- vy shower fell immediately after, when the ladies w'ele protected by the umbrellas of the gentlemen. The Duke of Devonshire has left St Petersburg!!, but is not expected toanivein England Before next spring, it being his Grace's intention to viiit most ot the German Courts before his return. The Earl and Counte3s of Crfiveh and family ate arrived at Naples', where they intend to reside some timet and then to return to Rome for the winter; Numbers of French \ Jomen ate continually arriv ing at Portsmouth with baskets df fruit atid eggs. These are the articles in which they ostensibly deal j but their chief trade is that of smuggling. Thty have art enough to conceal their laces, gloves, silks, Stc. from the vigilance of the Custom house officers; and they have address enough to dispose of them for prices, at which articles ot equal,' it not superior, value might be purchased in London. A writer in the Journal des Debates ptiys a handsome compliment ( as far as it goes) to the English character. Speaking of the English and French cauca utists, he says, " the English show a brave spirit even in this species of warfaie : they attack the gieat Lord, they strike the man in pow- er ; but the French caricaturists insult only the feeble and trample upon the vanquished. They are like the wietcbes who hid$, themselves during the battle, and when it is over, come from lurking holes and plunder the wounded." Mr Edward Giddy, surgeon of Penzance, hav- ing g » ne 011 boatd a vessel, near that place* to at- tend a patient, on Monday last, experienced no little disappointment on finding, when he proposed to return home, that the vessel, being fiom the West Indies, he must go to Stangate to peiform quarantine, for which he accordingly proceeded, leaving all his Penzance patients behind him ! NAVY.— The surrey of the sefi ral men of war at all the ports is in a state of forwardness. Many ships are ordered lo be sold or broken up, anil others, which admit of it, to be repaired. Among the former are the Chatham, 74-, Cormorant store ship, and some sloops. The Fame is found in 4 very defective state, and is to be taken to pieces at Chatham. There are now almost 300 King's vessels of all sizes laid lip in ordinary in Portsmou h harbottl's Of these, the Victory and the Nelson are the chief objects of attraction ; the latter on account of ita extraordinary size, beauty, and magnificence, ae; well as its name. The Nelson is made to carry 130 guns, and is the largest ship that ever was butlt in this country. Every possible care is taken to keep her in the best state of preservation. Her three masts are standing, but her top- masts, top. gallant- masts, yards, booms, tigging, & c. are care- fully stowed upon tbe decks ; and all covered with a large awning. With the excejition of guns, she has on board evety thing necessary to ( it her out tor sea in 4- 8 hours. A vigilant boatswain, wilh some other warrant officers, are on board ; and al. though she lies about three miles up the harbour, it is as much as one of these persons can do on a fine day to attend the company who come to 6ee the in- side of the ship. The vauous devices, mottos, and emblematical figures, upon her head, bows, quar- ters, and stein, are in a good state of pieservation. SCOTLAND. EAST INDIES. Extract of a Letter from Potldicherry. " On the 2tith ot February, as three young gen- tlemen were shooting near Killanour, ten miles tiom Pondichesry, a villager intomied thtm that a wo- man had been torn about iwo hours before by a ti- ger, and said he would shew them the jungle to which he had returned : they accordingly went with him. Several villagers followed with tom- toms ; they were not long in finding the icmains ol the woman's clothes, with a basket and some grass which she had been gathering. The villagers soon roused him ; in passing from one part ot the jungle to another, he caught one of them and tore hiin se- verely ; the noise made at the time, caused lum to let go his hold, and retire to a large bush 00 the edge of a tank. The gentlemen then surrounded the place, but not supposing he was there, from his being so quiet, one ot them went to look in, when he rose from the middle of the bu, h with a dread- ful roar, leapt upon a villager, and threw htm a considerable distance. When in the act of leaping, he received a ball in his hinder quarters, which laid him on his back, but he still kept hoid of the man ; in this position, he got anothei, which made him furious ; the third gentleman then ran up and sent a charge of shot through him, a spear fixed him to the ground, while the villagers ( one or two, for the others had made the best use ot their legs) thump- ed his head with large sticks, which soon put an end to his existence.— He was more than seven feet from his nose to the tip of his tail; to judge from the condition he wa6 in, he must have made great depredations in this neighbourhood. " The man who was last caught, had his arm so very much shattered, that I am afraid he will never be able to use it, the animal having the greatest part of his arm with part of his side in his mouth at the same time. " Pondicherry continues to be the gayest city in India. Several splendid entertainments have lately taken place here." DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE. LONDON, AUGUST 27. EGHAM RACES.— These pleasurable races com- menced yesterday, at Runnymede, Egham j but the wetness of the day prevented that assemblage of beauty and fashion for which the course hat been THE EXECUTION OI' CAFF1N THE BLACK, here was some uncommon circumstances at tending the fate of the wretched man who was ex- ecuted on Monday. He had been guilty of a rape upon a child 10 years of age and 6 months, and was otdeied for execution on Wednesday last, but was respited in consequence of a represention made by the surgeons who attended the girl, and the pri- soner, alleging that the crime had not been com- mitted j that it was impossible that it could have been committed. It was a source ot much wonder amongst those who resided in the neighbourhood v here the crime was sworn to have been committed, those upon whom the constant declaration of the Black as to his innocence had made an impression, that the medical men had not previously sent in their depositions to the Secietary of State. The surprise was not diminished when they heard one or the surgeon's account for his tardiness, by saying that he did not know, that application to the Secie- tary of State would have been availing sfter the de- livery of the verdict. Lord Sidmouth on receiv- ing such extraordinary intelligence as the denial of the only two persons supposed capable of deciding upon so important a point, that the crime had been committed, said the most attentive consideration should be given to what was laid before him, and respited the prisoner till Monday* In the mean time, a black man waited upon the Rev. Mr Cotton, and asked him, whether there was not a man of colour condemned to die. Hav- ing heard the tact from the authority for which the stranger had shown the utmost respect, he beg- ged to be allowed to visit the malefactor. The Oidinary—" Ceitainly you shall see him. I suppose you are his relation ? The Black—" No, sir, I am an African ; he is I hear,. an American. I never saw him ; our con- ditions were never alike. I was a slave ; he was never a slave, except to his passions, which have treated him worse even than my masters treated me." He then pulled aside the hair that hung on his face, and showed him several scars every one of which, he said, had a different master. The Ordinary—" What i6 your object in visit- ing this man, if you do not know him. !" The Black.— God has been good to me ; I know the Gospel scheme of salvation and come to speak a word of consolation to the afflicted." The Ordinary took him in : they found Caffin at prayer on his face and hands. The stranger shed tears upon seeing this testimony of a penitent heart pointed to the station of that Power which shed its pure religion over him, and played upon the proselyte with a beam that never seta, and a hope that never forsakes him. Caffin loee at the call of the Or dinary, who though unwilling to interrupt the prayer, was anxious that an interview should take place, which would increase the interest of the scene by an exhibition of gratitude, repentence, resigna- tion, and charity. The African and the American knelt together, and continued in prayer. The con- vict had made all the necessary preparations fot leaving this world. He had acknowledged the liuilt of his intention and felt that exquisite effect of liis penitence, which proves the sufficiency of atonement. He wished to die. The African remained as long as the laws ot the prison allow- ed, and visited his brother, as he called him, until the moment of their eternal separation. They were together in prayer tbe whole of the night pieced- ing the execution, and walked hand in hand to the place wbere the irons are struck off, full of that reli gion which leaves no terror upon the heart. Ciffin tell in the midst of prayer. The Ordina- ry, upon quitting the melancholy scene, declated that he never saw stronger symptoms of the energy of religion than in the mind of this poor uneducated and almost friendless man. The Sheriffs had delayed the execution upwards of a quarter an hour beyond the appointed time, in the expectation of an order for a farther re- spite, and all those who knew the circumstances, and observed the conduct of the unfortunate foieign er, showed an anxiety the most indescribable. The African black excited the most interest. He told the Sheriffs and the Oidinary that he had expe rienced such kindness and improvement here, as to wish for an opportunity ot going once more amongst his counrymen, to render them all the sei vices deriv- ed from his experience in England. An application is to be to some ot the principal Membets of the At- tican Societies upon the subject. So moved was every body who witnessed the conduct that a sub- scription was made upon the spot. A fellow named Ashton, was apprehended un- der the very scaffold the moment Caffin fell, for picking a Gentleman's pOcket of a handkerchief He was conducted to the Mansion House, from whence he was immediately committed to Newgate by the Lord Mayor. The complainant, Mr Hol- land, expressed great unwillingness to prosecute, but ihe Lord Mayor insisted upon it, declar- ing at the same lime that it was one of those rare pi oofs of crime which leave no hopeof reformation.' Ashton is but 16 years of age. EDINBURGH, Aug. 30. On Monday forenoon, a boat with 12 men, go- ing off to a cutter in Leith Roads, was upset when about half wav by a sudden squall. The accident was obseived from the shore and from some vessels at anchorj and b- ats were instantly dispatched, and reached in time to save the whole of the crew , some of whom could not have kept up magy minutes long- er. In the afternoon it blew a heavy gale from the eastward, during which a boat, with two men, fiom Leiihj endeavouting to make Newhaven pier, was driven among the rocks to leeward, and soc- n filled with water. A boat from Newhayen attempt- ed their relief, but could not come near from the heavy sea. Seveial people from the shore then at- tempted their rescue, and wading into the water, linked by each other, the tallest of them got near enough to throw a rope, by means of which the men were, with much difficulty and danger, got a- shore. As a proof of the great increase of tiade of the port of Leith, no lees than 480 vessels have alrea- dy arrived this year, with cargoes from foreign parts, being 261 more than last year, at the same period. The number of clearances at the custom- house, Glasgow, on Thursday se'ennight, greatly exceed- ed that of any day for many years past. Wednesday, in tbe Police Court, a soldier of the 71st regt. found guilty of stealing a variety of articles of wearing apparel fiom a public- house in the Cowgate, was sentenced to 30 days' confine- ment in Bridewell. Thursday, in the same court, two chairmen were fined half- a- guinea each, for overcharging a gentle- Yesterday, the sitting Magistrate in the Police Court lined a dealer in potatoes a guinea, for sell- ing with deficient measuies ; he was aUo bound in a penalty of five pounds for his future good behavi- our. A most diabolical attempt to blow up a gentle- man's gate in the neighborhood ot Ruthetgjen wan made about 9 o'clock on Monday evening last. A bomb shell had been procured, charged with gun- powder, and a hole dug m the ground immediately under the gate, for its reception, which upon being fired, burst with a tremendous, noise, to the gtest alarm of the whole neighbourhood. Luckily liow- ever, though it took place near a public road, and at lhat early hour, no peison was hurt by the explo- sion, neither was the gate much injured, the bomb having, instead of a peipendicular ascent token an- oblique direction, scattering its splinters all around to the distance of seveial hundred yards. One of these broke a piece out of the lintel of a window, damaged the frame, and broke one ot the panes, k* a nigiibouring hou> e ; had it struck two cr three nches lower, some of the inhabitants most likely would have been killed } another splinter it appear* ascended with a gi eater angle, over the roots of several houses and lodged in the earth at a great distance where the shell exploded ; a third stiuck t e trunk of a young tree, which it nearly cut half through, and otherwise greatly ir. juted. Two frag- ments of the shell have been found. The noise of the explosion was not only most alarming, but from its violence caused, according to the repoit of a ser- vant who was alone in the kitchen of a house at a considerable distance, the floor to tremble even be- fore the noise was heard. SEQUESTRATIONS, S- c ETamination—— Samuel Haiket, brewer, Caiwngatr, Edinburgh; in the Sher, ff- court- roon. tber^, 16th ar. d 22d September, at one p. « . Creditors meet in ihe Royal Exchange Coffeehouse, Edinburgh, 23d Septem- ber » nd 8th October, same hour, to choose Commissien- rrs and instruct trustee. Claims to be lodged 2' 2d Fe- bruary. Meetings of Creditors— John Rutherford, grocer, Edin- dinburgh -. in the Royal Exchange Coffee house there, 10th September, at one r. M to receive an offer of com-* position. Alexander Thomson, cabinet- maker, Edinburgh; ia John's Coffeehouse there, 29th curt, at one r. u iu term*, of the statute. Notice lo Creditors— Alexander Hamilton, late spirit- dealer, Glasgow. Claims to be lodged with Andrew Stewart, spirit- dealer, 34, Beil Street there. — BIRTHS.— On S7th ult. at Barwood house, the Eight Hon. Lady Loviene, a son. Her Highness the Archduchess Frances, Duchess of Modena, a daughter. MALLRIED. At Culblsir, near Inverness, on 19th ulc. ibe Rev. Charier Ross Matlieson, minister of Kilmuir Easter, to Caroline, young- st daughter of Colin Shaw. At Egl nron- Ca- tle, on 2lst ult. Richard A. Oswald, Esq of Auchenci uive, to the Right Hon. Lady Liliae M'Queen, At Port- Glasgow, on 2Stb ult. Mr James Danlope, merchant, to Marianne, only daughter of the late An- drew MacMillan, E. q merchant, Port- Glasgow. At Aylesbury, Bucks, William Lake, aged 7S, to Elizabeth, only daughter of Richard Norris, Es^. a beautiful accomplished young lady of IS, both of that place. — DIED— At Edinburgh, on 2Cih ult. Mr Adam Brooks, mer- chant there. At Culinton, on 2Sth ult. Mrs Christian Hendersen, rrlict of Mr James M'K.< iu, builder, Dundas Street. On 2' th ult. in » Harlev- strtet, London, of a deep- de- cline, the , Righl Hon. Frances Lady Redesdale, in her 51st year. Her Ladyship was the daughter of the late Earl of Egmont, sister to the present X. ord Arden, and of the lamented Right Hon. Spencer Percival. At Apern, the Msrquis of Croismere, in the 100th year of Ids age. At Wallerstein, 9th ult. the Duchess Dowager of D'Oetlingen WalUrstein, of a fit of apoplexy. / \ At Nassau, New Providence, Sn 17tit June last, the Rev. John Stephen, L. L. D., Rector of Christ Church, « u o domesticated, and may frequently be seen in the public stieet, in front of Mr Spencer's house. PAIUA, August 21— They write from Poland that a forester, having heard that a reward of five hundred crowns was offered to any person who v; ouid kill a wolf which was the terror ofthe neigh- bourhood, resolved to obtain it. The furious ani- mal, accustomed during the late campaigns to live upon the dead bodies of soldiers, would not attack the flocks, but used to fly upon the shepherds and devoured them. The forester took his child, only about two years old, ar. d fastened it to a tu- e, near his cottage, with a view to attract the animal, while he remained upon the watch with a musket. The wolf came and was instantly killed ; the infant sustained no injury, and the man claimed the le ward. STATE OF THE COUNTRY. The harvest has commenced very generally in Norfolk. The crops are fine in the extreme; though the wheats are not in general very thick on the land, yet they are abundantly corned and heavy in the ear. The weather has been showery at intervals for the last week ; but though much wheat is down, it lias received no injury from it. The rain has fallen so lightly as scarcely to interrupt tlie carrying. Sam- ples of new wheat were shown in Norwich com market on Saturday last, and some bargains were made at 93a. per quarter. Samples of new wheat at Ipswich market, oh Friday last, ' fetched 50s. a coomb. As a proof that commerce is. reviving, there are more ships on the stocks at this time, in oui port, than have been recollected for these twenty years— Yarmouth Herald. We are hapuy to announce the following facts, as they are decisive pioofs that the manufactures of our town are in a very impioving state :— The mills for the rolling of metals are now in full and con- stant work, and packing- box boards, which a short time back could scarcely find a purchaser, are now eageily bought up, and the makers of that article are so completely employed that it is with difficulty boxes can be piocured.— Birmingham Herald. In the opinion of some experienced commercial men, more mercantile busineis has been transacted in Liverpool, during the last three months, than in any former period of the same length since the es- tablishment of the port. Flour and cotton have been the leading articles of import. The exports have comprised almost every product of our domes- tic and colonial industry.— Liverpool Advertiser. In addition to our previous statements of the flat- tering aspect of business in this district, we have the pleasure to report, that last Tuesday's market evinced an activity, fully surpassing its precursors, of reviving prosperity. The manufacturers ot Black- burn, Burnley and Colne, have lately given an ad- vance of 6d. per cut for yarn.— Manchester Mer- cury. Since Thursday last we have had fine dry wea- ther, and every prospect of a continuance of it ; so that we may hope lor a well secured harvest.— Liverpool Advertiser, Flai vest commenced at Sunk Island on Wednes- day last, with a very favourable prospect. We are informed that barley has also been cut near Hedon, and that in several parts of this neighbourhood the same operations are going forward. The late heavy rains have not had the usual effect of laying the coin, the stalk is so strong.— Hull Packet. The harvest may be late, but more experienced persons than we pretend to be in such matters, as- sert, that it will still be abundant. Even if it should not, the country cannot suffer for provisions as it did last year.— The granaries are full, and corn will continue to be imported until the middle of No- vember— Dublin Evening Post. On Tuesday the weather here was generally fa vourable, and yesterday was altogether such as to exhilarate the spirits of the farmer. New Oats brought 28s. per barrel. Gieat quantities of Oats have been already brought under the sickle in tin county, and are of the finest description. The change in the appearance of the growing crops since Saturday is remarkable, and the husbandman's hope is now as sanguine as ever that the harvest will be abundant and the grain excellent. The calculations ot Dr Herschell, to which we alluded in a for- mer number, were formed on an experience of £ 0 years, and have generally been found very accurate as was admitted last year during the singular varia tions of the barometer.— Kilkenny Moderator LIMERICK, Aug. 21.— The weather has not, ge nerally, been as much to the wishes of the farmer as it might, be ; and the crops have, in some places, suffered in their appeaiance, from the great quanti ty of rain that has fallen ; but there is nothing yet regret or to apprehend* A few days of dry weather would retrieve every thing that looks un favourably. Some corn fields. Which have been lodged where the rain has fallen heaviest, are sus- ceptible of recovery, even from a slight change of weather ; and there is every reason to calculate up- on such a reformation in the season as will effect this object. The strength and vigour of the Crops in general, will enable them to resist a much great- er degree of wet than they have yet experienced ; and, so far, there is a security strongly in favour of the husbandman's hopes and expectations.— Lime- rick Chronicle. There has not been known for many months so busy a day on ' Change as yesterday was, no less than 75 vessels were reported inwards, with vari- ous cargoes, some of them consisting of corn, We have understood that the Russian Govern- ment has recently given orders for British manu- factures to an amount little short of Two Millions sterling. We believe that colonial produce to a far greater amount has been exported to other parts of the continent. Harvest has commenced in several farms in the neighbourhood of Dumfries, in a very luxuriant field of barley in the vicinity of Maxweltown t at Priestlands, an excellent held of wheat ; and, at Greenbrae, on the road to Tothorwald, some bar- ley has also been cut. Much grain, however, will not be reaped for two or three weeks. The late heavy and almost incessant rains, do not appear to have been attended with the calamitous consequences to the crops, which might have been anticipated, and we would gladly hope that the weathei has as sumed a more favourable character, the barometer having risen gradually for the last three days, and the clouds having assumed a less watery appearance. Accounts from other places correspond with this statement.— Greenock Advertiser. After sixteen days of almost uninterrupted rain, the wind, on Wednesday night, shifted to the north ward, and the weather has since become fine, and propitious to the hopes of the husbandman. The ac- counts from all parts of the country agree in stating that the crops are most abundant; and we have heard that in some places, where last year the land yielded 20 bushels an acre, it will this year produce 40.— Bath Journal. The harvest is now every where rapidly proceed- ing around this neighbourhood, though it experienc ed some interruption from the indifferent state of weather in the commencement of the week. Eve- ry description of grain, and the wheat in particu- lar, amply supports the favourable anticipation en- tertained of the bountifulness ot its crop,— Exeter. Gazette* The wheat harvest is now become quite general in this county, and of the superiority of the crops, both in quantity and quality, the sheaves bear am- ple testimony, and than which no better evidence of the fact can be required— Brighton Herald. The Wheat harvest has commenced almost uni- versally throughout the country, and a considerable progress been made during the few past days. The weather is now not Only free from showers, but the most genial crops that Could be wished,— Hamp- shire Telegraph. Several fields of corn ( oats and wheat) have been cut down in this neighbourhood within the last few days ; the crops are unusually abundant, and not- withstanding the late heavy rains, but very little in jury has been sustained. The weathei is at present promising, and we have every reason to hope* un- der the favour of Providence, that most of the ear- ly crops will be harvested in the best condition. Nottingham Journal. We cannot too often impress Upon our readers the fact, that the manufactutes and commerce of this country continue to recover from their late de- pression. This gratify'fcg Intelligence, more gra- tifying to the people of England than any other which could be communicated; for it includes al! that is now wanting to replace us i'ti our former con- dition of wealth, tranquillity and happiness, we have always been eager to Communicate, and it is with infinite satisfaction we add, to our past ac counts, the following particulars relating to the trade of Liverpool:— " In the opinion of some experienced commerci- al men, more mercantile business has been transac- ted in Liverpool, during the last thiee mdntlis, than in any foimer period of the same length, since the establishment ot the port. Flour and Cotton have been the leading articles of import. The ex- ports have comprised almost every product of our domestic and colonial industry."— Liverpool Ad- vertiser. DEAF AND DUMB INSTITUTION. We mentioned in a late Journal the expected vi- sit of Mr Kinniburgh to this city, for the purpose of explaining and illustrating the plan of the Edin- burgh Deaf and Dumb Institution ; and thus mak- ing more generally known the benevolent objects of that Society, and the incalculable benefits to be de- rived from the establishment of similar institutions in this northern part of the island. Mr Kinniburgh held his first public exhibition on Monday, in the Public School of Marischal College in ptesence of the Professors of the University, the Magistrates, Clergy, and a very numerous assemblage of the te- pectable inhabitants; and we will Venture to say, that a more gratifying, a more interesting and affec- ting spectacle, never was pi esenteij to the benevo- lent and reflecting mind, Mr Kinniburgh prefaced the illustration of his plan by an address to the au- ditory, in which he depicted, in strong and impres- sive colours, the helpless and deplorable condition of the objects of the Society's care ; and adverting to the general ignorance that prevailed as to the ca- pability of the Deaf and Dumb to receive instruc- said, that in order to refute this unfounded prejudice, he should satisfy himself by referring to the progress made by his own pupils. He then gave a scientific explanation of the usual cause of Dumbness £ adverted to the successive attempts that had been made in different countries of Europe, to impart instruction to this unhappy class of our fel- low mortals 5 and after a short account cf the Edin- burgh Institution, he concluded, by calling upon those whom Providence had more highly favoured, to join heart and hand in the exertions which were now making to impait the blessings of knowledge to the Deaf and Dumb. The object ( he feelingly said) was one of the noblest which could engage the attention of humanity. Deprived of every souice of mental enjoyment; bereft of the usual mode of communication between man and man 5 ignorant of the purpose for which their Maker had given them the faculty of reason ; what situation could be so helpless, so hopeless, as that of the Deaf and Dumb 1 With minds alive to the pleasures, sus- ceptible of the enjoyments of humanity, they pass tlnough life in sullen or thoughtless melancholy; amidst multitudes', they are in solitude; and they go down to the grave, unaquainted with the Chris- tian's hope,— unsupported by the Christian's conso- lation — Such were the objects for whom he pled; and confident he was he should not plead in vain. Mr Kinniburgh then proceeded to exhibit the progress he had made in removing from his pupils these Calamitous and afflicting imperfections of their nature. The fiist specimen exhibited was that of " spelling on the fingers." Two of his pupils went over the Lord's Prayer in this way with a rapidity which was inconceivable. He then gave his pupils some exercises in Arithmetic, which they executed with a degree ot quickness and accuracy equal to what most boys of their age could have done. Of their " knowledge of the principles of composition," they showed convincing proof, by writing down various accounts of given subjects 5 exhibiting at ortce their progress ib the acquirement of this know- ledge, and iri the art of thinking. Their " defini- tions of words, simple and abstract," particularly those given by the oldest boy, were such as would have shamed many people possessed of those valu- able endowments Which nature has denied to them. Their " religious knowledge, shown from the As- sembly's Catechism, and the History of the Life of Christ," was at once gratifying to pious and hu- mane feeling, ahd honourable to their worthy teach- er. Their " articulation" was also remarkably dis- tinct. One of the younger boys, particularly re- peated the " Lord's Prayer" in a manner that drew tears from the eyes of many in the room. With a voice divinely sweet, he seemed to send up his art- less piayer to the throne of God, in humble grati- tude to his Maker for the restoration of this distin- guishing faculty of his kind. The eldest pupil then exhibited a specimen Of " diction by signs" to the younger ones ; and the exhibition closed by Mr Kinniburgh reading a few of their unprompted let- ters to him, which exhibited the gradual expansion of their several minds, from the first dawnings of thought, up to the almost perfect development of the reasoning faculty.— But here we muRt stop, for we feel it impossible adequately to describe the sen- sations excited in our mind, on witnessing the con- summation produced by the labours of this wonder- ful mam He was greeted, on sitting down, with the universal acclamations of the Whole company* whom one only feeling seemed to pervade— that of aiding and assisting him in his " labour of love." At the conclusion of the exhibition, the Rev. Principal BroWn rose, and addressed Mr Kinni- burgh, expressing the very high gratifications with which he, in common with all who heard him, had witnessed the benign effects of his exertions j and concluding with a proposal for the establishment of a Society in this place, auxiliary to the institution in Edinburgh for the education of the deaf and dumb. The motion was seconded by the Lord Provost ; after which) the Revi Dr Skene Ogilvy, in a speech of much energy and feeling, supported the proposition, which was received by the meeting with the Warmest marks of approbation. Mr Kinniburgh repeated his exhibition yesterday; to a company even more numerous than ob Mon- day, and with increased delight to all vvhd attend- ed it. In " articulation," the elder pupil gave a still further manifestation of the perfection of his powers, by carrying on a conversation with Mr Kinniburgh. The exhibition and examination left the impressions of the preceding day still mote deep- ly fixed in the minds of the auditors J and excited the most ardent desire to co- operate in the establish- ment of an Institution Itl this place, as proposed at the meeting on Monday. Accordingly, as soon as the company dismissed, a meeting was held in the Public Hall of the University, when Resolutions to the effect intended, were proposed and carried ; and a Committee was named for carrying the design into immediate execution. PERT H. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 4., 1817. THE Continental Journals bring nothing of the smallest interest. The Paris papers inform us that the Archbishop of Rheims ( Talleyrand) has been advanced to the dignity of Cardinal, and describe, with an edifying minuteness, the various formalities which were observed at his admission. A description equally interesting is given of the Fete of St Lewis, which was celebrated on the 25; h ult. with unusual pomp and splendour. The French papers contain an article from Ma- drid, which is perhaps of greater moment than all the other intelligence they convey : we allude to a kind of circular document issued by the Spanish Government, by which it appears) that Ferdinand it now determined to punish as rebels the different in- dividuals who haVe been chiefly instrumental in ex- citing and promoting the insurrection in South A- merica. Eight classes bf insurgents are enumerated among the offenders Who aie to be punished capi- tally J and the sentence given against them is re- commended to be carried into execution with the utmost promptitude, that the rebellious may be over- awed, and the inhabitants in general retained with- in the bounds of obedience'. This severe measure will give rise to a species of warfare still more' bloO'dy and atrocious than has yet been resorted to ; but we trust, for the interests of humanity, it Will be the means of rescuing more speedily the Spanish Colonies from the oppression of their unnatural mo- ther. The reports of a Cortgress at Carlsbad, announc- ed with so much confidence in several of the Eng- lish Journals, and in which every remaining differ- ence of the European Powers was to be finally ad- justed,- have gradually died away ; and it is now stated that the supposed Plenipotentiaries who as- sembled at that plate have separated without having once thought of discussing, in an official capacity* the affairs either of the Old, or the New Woildi There appears therefore to be no foundation for the rurtiour that Russia was to supply Spain with a mi- litary and naval force to asaist the latter in reducing her colonies. Amidst the discordant statements Which are still given of the affairs of the Insurgents in Sohth Ame- rica, it is extremely difficult to come to any thing like an accurate opinion with respect to the opera- tions of the two contending parties. In the western parts of the peninsula the Patriots have undoubted- ly been successful, but it is by no means certain that their cause has beert equally prosperous in Mexi- co; On the Contrary the American papers affirm that there the Royalists have been every where suc- cessful, and that they have been joined by several of the Patriot Generals with considerable bodies of men. This seems extremely doubtful. The manufactutes of the country are represented to be reviving rapidly from the state of depression in which they have unfortunately existed so long { and to this cheering prospect it is added, that the fabrication of printed goods is daily declining in France, in consequence of the greater cheapness, and superior excellence of the British calicoes, which, in these respects, can admit of no rtvalshi^- Mr Kinnibutgh, we are glad to hear, gives one more exhibition this evening, after which he in- tends to visit the principal towas in the north, pre- vious ts his return to Edinburgh.— Aberdeen Jour- nal, We regret to find that the Soup- kitchen for the poor of this place is about to be entiiely abandoned, after a trial of upwards of two years, during which its beneficial effects have been clearly proved, and Werfe becoming every day more apparent. The public have thus willingly relinquished all the ad- vantages of this excellent scheme, after the truly indigent have been separated from the unworthy mendicants who formerly infested the streets of this city ; and; after much useful experience has been acquired in managing-, in the most economical man-* ner, the concerns of the establishment. Let them no longer complain of the evils of public begging ; for those who are really in poverty and distress, must be supported ; and not they only, but with them all the idle and disorderly vagrants who for- merly shared with them whatever was bestowed by a reluctant and indiscriminating charity. The con- sequence of all this will be a compulsory assessment, a mode of providing for the poor which, however necessary in such cases as the present, is equally hurtful to the moral feelings of the giver and re- ceiver. While we are anxious to bestow our meed of praise on the unwearied and disinterested ex- ertions of the individuals by whom the affairs cf the establishment have been so long and so well conducted, we legret to be under the necessity of mentioning that the scheme seems to have fallen to the ground, chiefly from the want of public spirit evinced by certain individuals in official situations, who; on the present occasion) ought to have set an example of liberality to the test of the community. As we understand the public clocks of this city, under the care of Mr Greig, aie in future to be re- gulated to mean time, by adjusting them weekly with an excellent Chronometer in the possession of Mr Anderson, their accuracy may now be relied upon with the utmost confidence! The adjustment will be made regularly at the beginning of the week> A considerable quantity of cheese has lately been stolen; ftom several gentlemen's dairies injthe Carse of Gowrie-, not far from Perth. As such pecula- tions have taken place repeatedly, In the same dis- trict, it is hoped that a vigilant magistracy will be able to check the evil ; and that, by the establish- ment and liberal support of the Sabbath schools for the religious instruction and moral discipline of youth, which are now happily spreading over the country the principle of honesty in the great body of our population, will be eminently promoted. FINGASK HERMIT, IN THE CARSE OF GOWRIE; —- This venerable character, who has, for a long time, inhabited a cave of great rural beauty and re- tirement, in the braes of the Carse, near Fingask j and who was, perhaps, one of the most innocctt of beings, has lately disappeared. His disappc.. ance has naturally occasioned considerable uneasi- ness to those, who were in the habit of frequenting his abode, and who considered him to be one of the interesting spectacles of the place. Sp'me cir- cumstarces have occurred, which make tt. highly probable that he has been forcibly carried W, ai> d that a few young nven in the neighbourhood have been the wicked oerpetrators of the deed. Thig they could do with the greater facility, as he never Used his voice— seemingly inca'pabfe of doinn so, whatever might be the cold or he^ t of. his exposed residence. Indeed, his insensibility to externa) good and evil was so perfect, that none living ever saw l. im langh or smile, or change his attitude. His beard w; is extremely long, and his rainment lately renewed ; and it is suspected that it was to get J) OS'. ea « io6 of these that the villaneous deed has been perpetrated. So- me magistrates of the country have very properly taken an active part in the en- deavour to bring the guilt home to those accused, but hitherto without effect. He has not been yet heard of. His cross and some small articles have been picked up on the neighboili ing hills, which ex- . cites a painful apprehellsion, that something worse th: rn theft may have happened. We are sorry to find from our Correspondents, that '. he observation', in our last number, respecting the extraordinary collection, made at our church doors, for the poor on Sabbath, the 22th ult. and the miserable pittance generally given, by the better • soft of people in the place on ordinary Sabbaths, have seemed to them ILL- TIMED. NOW, we think that nothing could be better timed : for when should the sufficiency or insufficiency of a charity collection be remarked, if it be not when it is offered ?— Is it ill timed to tell those, who fare sumptuously every day, and have property which justify them in c'oiog • o, that a sixpence or a shilling, as their extrao di- nary gift to a starving poor, is^ ireposterous i— It i ill timed to tell those, who have their th6usands, or their tens of thousands from their fathers, or who have amassed these, " through the blessing of a kind Providence, that a half- penny or a penny, as their ordinary Sabbath gift to the poor, is a ludicrot s compromise of their respectability ?— Is it ill timed to tell those* who, amidst the fluctuations of tiade, and the ruin of many hundreds through that fluc- tuation, tetain an ample competency, that they oug! t, St. least, to double their contributions to the relief ot those who have sunk around them ?— Is it ill timed to expose the niggardly calculations of those, wl o reply to every solicitation on the part of the indi- jgent, by summing up the hundreds they have lost, instead of the thousands they have gained, in trade ? — Is it ill timed to a- k them, if their alms to the poor at tbe door of the Sanctuary, correspond with theii prayers for them, within the Sanctuary, and il the deficiency of the latter may not be suspected, from the meagieness of the former I— III timed !•— evny thing is ill- tinned, in the estimation of those, whom it calls upon tb make some exertion contra ry to their humour, vanity, or interest, and paiticu larly their inordinate love of money, which is the root of all evil. But . we do not c n ider the cas- . desperate. There is much good sterling priu. cipl 1 among us— many unostentatious and liberal bene- factors of the poor; and it m ty tUtiefofe be hoped that an exposure of the evil will speedily produce a remedy, in as fat as theii example and ir. fiuencecango. On Thursday last the P(? irhshire Bible Society held its filth annual meeting, in the Guild Hall of this citv ;— tbe Right Hon. Lord Guy, President* in the Chair, The meeting, as we noticed in Our last number, was highly respectable, and more numerously at- tended than on any former occasion. The Repoit of the Committee having been read by the Rev. Mr Ornie, one of the Secretaries J a statement of the receipts and disbtt1 sefficnts of the society was Uid before the meeting by Mr Andefson, the Trea- surer. It appeared from the statement delivered, that the whi le of the receipts of the society this year, amount to £ 4, j5 : 16 : 4^; Of this sum, jfiT'i : 15 : 8 has been received in the form of do- nations. and annual subscriptions; and £ 3* 10 Us. 1. in co « t> ibiitions from the following societies: Abcrnethy Auxiliary Bible Society, Alyth ( lo. .... Auchtergaveii . . liaili nocll del. Comrie do. . • Dunkeld do. • . I Punning ( lo. . . . forganilenny dt>. . . | Little Dunffeld do. Methven do. . . . Perth do. . . ferth Lady do. Pitheavlis do. Rhynd and Craigend do. . St Madoes do. .- Scone do. . , . The balance, £ 35. 9s. Id. including the interest of the Society's account wuh the B i. i- h Lir. cn Company* was received in payment of Bibles pui- chased from the society, at reduced prices. The remittances of the society daiing the las: year were— To the British" and Foreign Bible Socli- y, L 2" 0 Hibernian Sun. lay Ss'hool Society, . 5) E> li- burgh ' Missionary Society for tin? r() Kirass Mission, . . ^ Gaelic School Society, . . 70 Since the last general meeting, the Society ha-: 4lso expended, in the purchase of Bibles, for hom distribution) > 6157 Gs. 3d. The thanks of the meeting were voted to his Grace the Duke of A- tholl, for his pationage ; to the Right Hon. Lord Gray, for his active co operation in the business ol the society ; and to the Directors and Gflice- bear- era of the society, for their continued and zealous attention to the objects of the Institution. The business of the Society having been disposed of, the thanks of the meeting were unanimously voted to the noble President, for his Lordship's presence on the occasioo, and for the very polite and appro- priate manner in which he had conducted the busi Dos of the day. In proposing and seconding the usbal rnotiohs, the meeting was addressed with much eloquence : ind ability by the following gentlemen : Mr Murray of Ayton ; the Rev. Mr Kenn.- dy, of St Madoe: j the Rev. Mr Tayloi, Perth ; the Rev. Mr Willison, Turpandenny ; the Rev. Mr Keay. Perth ; the Ri v. Mr Watson, Miiss. elhui gh ; jhe Rev. Di. Fleming, Edinburgh ; the Rev. Mr Thomson, Perth : the Rev. Mr Jameson, ScoDe ; and the Rev. Mr Ornie, Perth. COUNTERFEIT SHILLINGS..—- We understand that some counterfeit shillings have appeared in this city, of a pretty good imitation. The date and the mill- ing on the edge are the sarrie as on the legal coin ; but the two are easily distinguished by comparing the letter^ F: D: those on the base coin want- ing the dots of D, The letter M of the MAL . y. On the opposite side is very badly executed. The counterfeits aie plated on cupper, have a bluish ap- pearance, and very soon turn ted on the edge j they are. also 10 grains lighter than tbe good shillings. We are happy to bear that Mtt KlNNiBUltGll, the celebrated teacher of the Deaf and Dumb in Edinburgh, in to be in this place to exhibit the pro- gress of his . pupils on the 12th current. It will be g'atifying to many of our readers to know that the boy John Fenton, is among the pupils who will be present and give specimens of their acquirements. The Meetings are to be in the Guild Hall. The petuliaiity of, the case will make the Meetings nume- rously attended. See Advertisement; and an Extract from the Aberdeen Journal. On Sunday evening, between the hours of seven and eight o'clock, the New Pi son of this city was broken open, bv George M'Millan who had been confined on a chaige ot house- breaking and theft. Though the act was perpetrated almost in open day, tour- 4 .. ' O : . \ j L> U( jSt ; • - j . , ; « nd witnessed by seVcral individuals, we understand i t> e Councillors for the ensuing y. ir, alblet not of new e- the pnsone. walked off unmolested. A reward of | lected. t0 « » tinue uf ^ » i - • • rr a L ,. 1.5 guineas is offered for his apprehension.—( See ^ ^ gj The Cou ic'l Advertisement.) ' oun" The best Weekly Newspaper printed in London is the Monday's Edition ot the Observer. It con- tains twenty long folio columns, abd the charge is Only Eight Shillings ahd Twopence per Quitter. At the annual Geneial Meeting of the Perthshire Florist and Vegetable Society, held in the Ham mermen's Tavern here, on Tuesday the 19th ult., for the show of Carnations, Cherries, Apricots, Plumbs, Gooseberries, and Cunants, an excellent ssortment of the different articles was exhibited; and gave the highest satisfaction to all present on the occasion, amongst whom we obterved several Ladies and Gentlemen of the first respectability, both in the city and neighborhood. The pre- miums for the above mentioned, arid for the articles shown in January, April, and July last, were award- ed as follows, viz. :— For The best four heads of Sea Kale, to Mr Wm. Menzies, gardener, Meikleour The second doi do. The third do. do. t 21 9 6 19 0 0 28 9 8 3 0 0 16 t 6 47 11 7 13 6 .7$ 11 0 0 10 S 8 20 0 0 120 0 0 10 0 8 6 7 11 7 17 5 6 17 1 4 4 0 The best four stocks of Cellery The second do. do. The third do. do. The best four stocks of Mndive The second do. do. The third do. do. ' • The best six Mushrooms • • The best three seedling Auriculas The second do.* do. • The best three seedling Polyanthuses The second do. do. The best- brace of Cucumbers . The second do. do. *' . The best thirty Asparagus • • Tke second do. do. • Tbe third do. do* The best three seedling Pinks . Tlie second do. do. . . The best six Pinks, a? . . sweepstake prize t 3 The best English p i t of? seedling Strawberries ^ The best b' Apples ot last year's crop The best three seedling Carnations . The second do. do. • The best six Cai- nntionS, a sweepstake prize The best sixty CkerrteS — Jn. Ingram, gar dener, Pitfour .— Rt. Hosie, gar- dener, Lynedoch — D in. Robertson, gardener, Megginch •— J. Kinmont, gar- dener, Muirie — T. Spalding, gar- dener, Arthurstone — T B shop, gar dener, Methven — Rt. JVMlar, gar dener, Dupplin —- W n. Meiiziea, as above —' Robt. Hosie, as above — Wm. Henderson- gardener, Delvii; — Wm. Menzies. as above — J. S. Miiier, gar dener, Belmo; • — Wm, Henderso as above — J11 Ingram, gar as above — Wni. Henderson, as above — Robt. Miller, a above — Jn. Ingram, as- above —• Wm. Ht nderson as above — Jas. Howe, gar dener, Rossn- Messrs D ckson and Brown, Nursery- men, Perth Mr Rt. Miller, as above — J. Mitchell, gar dener, Mo it- rl ff .— W'm Fiemynj gardener, Cordo — Wm. Hendersoi as above — Jn. Mitchell, above — J, S Miller, as above — Dun. Robertson as above ~ T. Spalding, as above Robt. Miller, a above Messrs Dickson & Brown, as above Mr D. Robertson, by plurality of vote* bf both Guildry and Trades, out of tlie Leets given in to then 1 by the Trades, do elect the Couneeilora for the Trades for the ensuing year thereafter— the new elected fcjoutkilVbrs are called f « r, and before they be allowed so take their chairs and sit down, they are Qualified By faking the Oaths pre- scribed by Lavv-^- the Oath of- Fidelity, SECRECY, and that they shall not vote to the continuing of the Provost, Bailies or Dean of Guild in office longer time than two years together. 4th, The Council beiiig this fully constituted, he that was Provost for the preceding year, if he l> 3s been only Provost for one> year, gives out a fit person on 1- eet with himself} and if- be has been two years Provost together and so not capable to be elected himself, gives our two on Leer, they by plurality of votes add another fit person to the Provost's Leet, and out of that Leet, the Council by plurality of votes elect one to be Provost, Sheriff and Co- roner ofthe Burgh for the ensuing year, who, before he takes his chair is qualified according to Law. 5th, lie that was Dean of Guild the preceding year, gives out 011 Leet. those that were the three Merchant Bailies lor the last year, and of which Leet the Council elect their Dean of Guild for the ensuing year. 6: h, The first Bailie for the preceding year, if but one year in office, gives out a fit person with himself on Leet, and if he has been two years in office, and so not elective himself, gives out two fit persons on Leet to be elected first Baibe for the ensuing year ; and if the Council be not pleased with tbe Leet, they add another fit person so the Leet, out of which they elect their first Bailie, and after the same form and manner the second and third Bailies are elected, and immediately after election quali- fied according to law. 7th, Tne Trades have their Trades Bailie by turns ( except the \ vrights, taylor » T fieshers, and shoemakers, who. in this Burgh are called the four Small Trades, and have but a Bailie a'mong the four, each four yeari>— the hammermen having- the first— the bakers the second— the glovers the third, and the said f^ ur Small Trades the fourth), and that trade which falls to have the Trades Bailie rhe ensuing year, meets in the morning before the election, and makes choice of two fk persons of the trade to be given in by tfiem on Leer to the Town Council, and the Council elect one of the two to he a Trades Bai- lie for the ensuing year. Nolo—- h t the weavers and VMUliters are debarred from being members of the Coun- cil of Perth. 8. h, The Treasurer is a Merchant the one year,, and a I . adesman tiie other ; and that year that he is a mer- chant, the newly elected Provost gives out two fit per- sons on Leet to be treasurer: atid ll the Council be not satisfied, they can add another to the Leet, and by a plurality of votes, elect one of the said Leet to be Trea- surer for the ensuing- year. That year the Trades have the Treasurer ( who have him also by turns as they hav. ire Biiilie), the Trade whose turn it is to have him, gives in two fit persons of their Trade to ? he Town Council n Leet, out of which the Council elcct one to be Trea- surer for the ensuing year, who being called for, if ne was not a member of rht Council before, gives his Oath of Fidelity, and lakes the other oaths prescribed by hw. 9ch, The Wednesday after Michaelmas, » the several Trades meet at their respective meeting- houses, and elect their Deacons for the ensuing ye. r, viz tiie hammermen, baker>, glovers, wnghts. taylors, flashers, and shoemakers, id on the Thursday after,, the Trades Bailie, Trades ourcillor>, an 1 De- cons, of Crait meet, and elect their ' WRITING, ARITHMETIC, AND BOOK- KEEPING. ROBERT SCOTT, formerly Clerk ill the British Linen Company's Office here, will open his School, ill Arnou's Close, middle of the High Street, on tbe 15th September, for the above branches, which he will teach on the most approved principles, and in the manner best adapted to modern practice. K. S. having been lately in Edinburgh, has acquired the knowledge of the most approved methods of Teach- ing, as practised by the first Masters there, and no eler- tions will be wanting c- n his part to promote the improve- ment of his Pupils. CLASSES. MRS WILLIAM MORISON'S SCHOOL te- opea* on Monday, 15th curt. A hole Street, 4th September, 1817. From 7 to !> Morning, 10 to 11 forenoon, 11 to 12 Frotsi 12 to 1 Afternoon, 1 to 3 S to 4 From 6 to 8 F. ventng. J. The best six Ajtrieols . The best twelve Plumbs . T. he best choppin of Gooseberries The best choppin of Currants as above. Notwithstanding tbf season having been so un- favourable to the culture and growth of most of th atticles produced, yet, in general, those which we c brought forwaid on each occasion far exceeded the expectations of the members at large, both in re- spect of number ami quality ; and while this affords a pleasing proof of the lively interest excited in tin minds of the respective" competitors, it serves to show that, countenanced by the appiobation and a.- si- itance of their - employers, and by a suitable an diligent application ot their own professional ta lents, much benefit may yet be derived, and new in- ducements tot nim. tHl, to excel in all the varicu branches ot the venerable, honourable, and at same lime useful science of Gardening. ' Ihe thanks of ilie Meeting ate due to those Noblemen and G'- ti Jenien who have ait along pitronised and supported le In. otituiiun, . and the members tiust that no ex ertion shall be wanting on their part to prov. • hemselves wouhy ot a continuance of their dona ' i ii.. Th • brethren, as usual, dined together, and pass e.' tlie afternoon in a tiuiy social and entertaining n a ner. N. B. Messrs Dickson and Brown showed 4 sorts uf Gooseberries, on tins < ccasion, with the names attached to each; and Mr Ruberson,. gar- dener at Megginch, a couple of Caul. iflour, which, tor size and excellence, met with the unqualified approbation of every individual present. Penh, Ist Sept. 1817. To the EDITOR of the PESTH COVRIFX. SIR,— The Set of this Burgh having been olluded to in a late address to the Guihlry Incorporation by their Committee, I send you a copy ol it for your insertion, from which'the public will be able to judge whether it justifies the remaiks that were made, viewing it either as a Code of Rules for the tlcction of our Magistrates and their suite, or as affording any ground for iheir as suming the supfcrinteiideniy of the Guildry Incorpora- tion affairs. — This Set bafl the merit of having been acted upon fot upwards of a century; not however, without oiten ex cuinjf mucH jeilon- sy and Well grounded complaint,— sometimes ertdir,^ in law suits. It is to be presume i. tl at any person who examines it, will be persuad d, tr. a had the election subsisted for the same period as it » j origiealiy made, by the common consent of the honest men of the Burgh," the M- agistrates of the present day, whoare believed to hetery frugal in publtcexpenses, wouic not have had the charge of a sClit of about £: 15,000to pa) iht interest of, from the to-. vu'u revenue ; nor would the inhabitants have had the pa- ving and lighting t- x to pay, which lias dimii ished the value of the wh'ile laiidud pro- perty in the town, or have been suffering the pfivatinn of several most important improvements requisite for their convenience and comfort. I am, Sir, yours, & c. A BURG£ 3S, Perth, 30th Aug. 1817. SET OF THE BURGH OF PERTH. The Council of the said. Burgh consistsof .6 in numfier wherei- f 14 are Merchants and 12 are Trade- men ; who, conform to their ancient custom, do upon the first Mon- day alter Michaelmas yearly, 10 o'clock in tl < i forenoon, convene within their Council- House, and after prnyeis ta ALMIGHTY GOO Jar his assistance and direction in that matter, they proceed to thr election of the Magistrates anil Council for the ensuing year, in manner following : 1st, If any of the Merchant Council for the precediog year be absent by reason of death, sickness, or any other necessary and urgent Cause or affair, in that case the Mer- chant Council by plurality of votes of their own number give the vote or votes of the p « rson or persons absent to so many perstiis of their own number who are present. 2d, Each person of ihe old M- reliant Council gives out one on Leet unlh himself— but it is to be observed, that those persons who were Provost, Bailies, Dean of Guild and Treasurer the last year are not elective, but continue to LATIN. M'OREGOR intimates to his friends, and the pub- lic, that he is to open School on Wednesday the 10th instant, in the usual place, Mill Street. The nours of bis public class are ftoin nine to twelve, and from one to three. Private teaching as formerly, at tbe hours most convenient for those who may apply. Perth, 4th Sept., 1817. M Tiiis day was published, Handsomely printed in octavo ( double columns) and containing twenty five sheets letter- press, P ice Nn e Shillings, VOLUME FIRST, PART FIRST, THE EDINBURGH GAZETTEER; OR, GEOGRAPHICAL DICTIONARY I COMPRISING A complete body of GEOGRAPHY, Physical, Political, Statistical, and Commercial. Accompanied by An ATLAS, constructed by A ARROWSMJTH, Hyflrographer to the Prince Regent. Edinburgh.: Punted for Archibald Constable & Co. | dinburgh ; and Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orn. e, and Biown, i- ondon. ihe . object of thi^ vyorJ? is to present to the public a body of geographical information, complete in all its branches, ' i ne physical structure and the grand imuraj feature* of our globe, with the various dependant pheno- mena, will be illustrated with a copiousness and precision i yet un. ittempted ' y the position and elevation of every • p utant spot on its suriace will. be fixed with accuracy ; toe extent, productions, manners, customs, commerce, d, iu short, every thing interesting relative to the va rious countries into which it is divided, will be amply de- tailed, from an investigation of all- the most original and uthentic sources of information iu the diikrem languages of Europe. In the conclusion there will be given a general view of Astronomical Geography, and the construction and use • f M ps j also, Tables of Coins, Weights and Measures, of different Countries j the Ge. graphical. Position ol Places, tbe Temperatures of Climates, the Heights of Mountains, asd . whatever else can render the woik a complete body of Geographical Science. In order to accommodate puichusirij who already pos- sess collec ions of maps, the Gazetteer and the Atlas- will be sold separately. CONDITIONS. 1. i" he work will extend to six volumes octavo, ele ganrly printed. Each volume to consist of fifty th. ers, or f. ght hundred p* ges letter- press. 2. The price of each volume will be eighteen shillings in boards, and in order to suit evtry class of purchasers, • he work will come cut periodically, in part?-, or half vo- tun. es, price nine shillings each. 3. ' The first part of volume first was published on Monday 1st September curt.; and apart, or half volume, * viil appear regularly on the fir& t day of each- succeeding rhree montns. 4 The Atlas, consisting of fifty- three maps, engraved in the first style of the art, was published on ihe 1st September curt, along with the first half volume of the G z t ec- r, price I/. 16s. half bound. TO CREDITORS. GENERAL MEETING of the CREDITORS bf the late JOHN HAGGART, Tanner, Boot and Shoe- maker in Perth, is to be held within the George Inn, tJe, th, upon Wednesday the 10th day of September next, at ore o'clock afternoon. The Trustees are very anxious that the Meeting he ful- ly attended, as business of importance connected with the final winding up oj the Estate vnthbe discussed ; and a scheme of division, tnher - partial er final dividend, wiH be sui. nn ted for approval. Perth, 21st August, 1817. DEAF AND DUMB EXAMINATION. rpHF. COMMITTEE of tbe EDINBURGH INSTI- 1 TU HON lor the EDUCATION of the DEAF aud DUMB, in reflecting on the means of extending the be- nefits of the Institution to every corner of Scotland where a Deaf or Dumb Child is to be found, have considered it not a little extraordinary, thst the Northern Counties of this Kingdom have appeared to take stf little interest in the success of the Institution. This apparent indifference they can ascribe to nothing but the want of information with respect to its ohject and purpose ; they have there- fore requested MR KINN1BURGH to visit the princi- pal towns in the North, w. th a few ofhis Pupils for the purpose of showing the inhabitants of those districts the progres- already made in accomplishing the object of the Institution. In compliance with the aboVe reqee- t, MR KINNI- BUI'GH W 11 EXHIBIT the PROGRESS of the 1> IT- PILS in the different branches of EDUCATION, to which th » ir attention has been directed, on Fri ay the 12th current, in the Guild Hall, Perth. To accommodate those who may w ish to be present, he will exhibit at two different hours-— at 12 o'clock noon — and at 6 o'clock afternoon. Admittance, Otir. SniLtiNG ; for the benefit of the In* stilution. Mil KINNIBORGH requests that those who have chil- dren, or other young people under their care, Deaf and Dumb, will bring them tojjhim He will give in itiation at the first exhibition, when and where be can meet with them, HATS. G. SCOTT, Hat Manufacturer from London, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL, RETURNS his most sincere thanks to a generous Pub- lic, for the great encouragement he has experienced since his commencement in business, and respectfully in- forms them, that he has just returned from England, and has brought wirh him from London, a New and Fashion- able assortment of Gentlemen's Bats, of all descriptions; Ladies' and Children's Beavers, sui: able for the season, which, by a slight inspection, will he found superior to any hith. rto offered lo the public in this city. G. S. having been regularly bred to the business, and his goods being purchased under his own inspection, with cash he is enabled to sell them us considerably re- duced prices. N,- B. Hats altered to the present fashion. Retailers of Hats will be supplied, at his Wholesale W . rehouse, George's Street, at tbe London prices. PARLIAMENT CLOSE TAVERN, With excellent Stables, SfC. FOR SALE. THE PREMISSES situated in the Parliament Close, on the North side of the High Street, a little above the Market Cross, which belonged to the late Colin Richardson, consisting of a large and commodious Dwell- ing Hoese, with excellent Stables, capable of containing a considerable number of Hones, H.> y Loft, Shed, & c. ail possessed at present by Mr Robert Menzies, Innkeep- er, will be exposed to Sale by Public Roup, within Mr Menzies* Ho'u. se, upon Friday, 26th September curt, at one o'clock, afterneon. Robert'Peddie, Town Clerk, is possessed of She Titles, and will inform as to particulars. Perth, 3d Sept, 1817. " LAMP CON TRACTORS. * Barrack Office, Queensberry House* EDINBURGH, August 30^ 1817. PERSONS willing to CONTRACT for LIGHTING the LAMPS at rhe several BARRACKS in NORTH BRITAIN, as under mentioned, from 1st September 1817 t 31st August 1818, rgreeably to the Barrack Regula- tions ( which may be seen by applying at this Office, or to the Barrack Atfasters at the several Barracks), will give in their proposals, addressed " to the Assistant Inspec- tor- general of Barracks, Edinburgh," on or before three o'clock of Wednesday the 10th September*. No propo- sals can be received after that day.— EDINBURGH CASTLE, DUMBARTON CASTLE PRESERVATION OF GAME. AJOR ALLEN requests no GENTLEMEN will Shoot or Course on the Estate of Inchmartin this season ;— all former permission is withdrawn. NEW* ENGLISH SEED WHEAT. T^ HE subscriber begs leave to intimate, that at the re- 1 quest of a few respectable farmers he has ordered a parcel of new white Wheat from Essex, a few quarters ol which will be had 011 moderate terms. Apply to ROBERT M'FARLANE. High Street, Penh, 4th Sept. 1817. NOTICE TO CREDITORS. AMEETING of the CREDITORS of William Imrie, ship- owner in Meckven, is to be held in the office of Da^ id Burns, writer in Perth, upon Thursday the 11th day of Sept. current, at one o'clock uftemoon, to consider of the offer made by him at last meeiing. h is requested that the Creditors betwixt and that time lodge their grounds of debt and oaths of verity, with Mr Wishart, wood- merchant in Penh, the trustee, or with the said David Burns. Perth, 4th Sept. 1817. PIERS- HILL GLASGOW HAMILTON STILRLING CASTLE PERTH BERWICK.- UPON- TWEED GREENLAW, near Penny- cuick FORT GEORGE FORT AUGUtUS FORT WILLIAM FORT CHARLOTTE. W" b ESCAPED FROM PRISON. P* EAS the Tolfcooth of Perth was, last ntglif, broken open, and George M Miilan, a prisoner indicted on a- charge of House breaking and Theft, escap- ed therefrom ;— the Magistrates of Perth hereby offer a reward of FIFTEEN GUINEAS to any person who shall apprehend him and secure him in any Jail in Scotland, within 2 months from this date, to be paid by W. Wed- derspoon, Procurator- Fiscal for- the city. M'Miilm is by trade a Flax- dresser; is betwixt liine^ teen and twenty years of age ; abont five feet six inches high, wey fljade, of a brownish or rather fjir complexion j brown- hair,, grey eyes. He was dressed in a blue short coat, blue trowsers, striped vest of a red ground, and wore a blue and white cotton handkerchief. Perth, 1st September, 1817. NEXT WEDNESDAY,\ The 10th of Tuts MONTH. T. RISE, of the old State Lottery Offices, 4, Cornhill, and 9, Charing. Cross, London, most re- spectfully reminds his best friends, the Public, the State Lottery will be all drawn in One Day, the 10th of 1 BIS MONTH ( September). The Scheme consists of 5,80l> Tickets, to be drawn in Two Classes, possessing Two Prizes of £' 20,000, and various other Capitals, all of which are Sterling Money ! ( as Ihe Lottery has not any Stock Prixcs). Tickets and Shares are selling at BISH's Offices* as above, and by the following Agents: C. SIDEY, l'ost- Onice, i'erth. A SIEVWRIGHT, South Bridge, Edinburgh. BAXTER, & Co., North Bridge, Edinburgh. In tlje Lottery which finished in July, BISH ( as usual) sold Capitals greater in number aud amount, than anj other Office- keeper, MARKETS, Sfc. PRICE OF STOCKS, Sept. 1. 3 per ct. Red... .80}$$ 3 pr ct. cons 79| SO} 79| Do. for Acc 80i} ii 4 per Cents ,-.:. 97j 98$ 5 per Cts ' OSflf India Bonds.... 106 107 pr. Eich. Bills.... 29 35 28 pr. Long Ann.... 20} § A1 ESTATE IN HIGHLANDS OF PERTHSHIRE. TO be sold by private bargain, the Estate of FONAB, in the parish of Logierait, beautifully situated on the south bank of the Tummel, about 12 miles above Dunkeld, and within half a mile of the great military road from Dunk eld to Inverness. The Estate contains of arable Land about 144 Acres. Pasture, within d) kes, - 72 • Fine Hill Pasture, - — - 251 Oak COPSE J - - 25 Total, 492 acres. The arable, and almost the whole pasture grounds with- in the head dykes, are capable of the highest improve- ment, and the whole will be out of lease in three years, when a considerable rise of rent is expected. The Oak Copse is in a most thriving condition. There is'also a considerable quantity of O-. k ; nd Ash Timber on the pro- perty, which. has attached to it the right of salmon fishing, and the exclusive right of the Feiry to the opposite vil- lage of Pitlochrie. There are few Estates that afford a grearer choice of delightful situations for building. For further particulars application may be made to the proprietor, at Ballechin, or Moncrieff& Duncan, Writers, Perth j aud the ground officer will point our the marches. Perth, 1st' September, 1817. WOOD, AT MEIKLEOUR, For Sale. THERE is to be exposed to Sale, hy Public Roup, on Saturday the b'th of September next, in the Policy Woods " I Meikleour, about Three Hundred LARCH and SPRUCE FIR FREES, large in size, and very good in quality. AND ON Monday thereafter, the 8th September, there will be Sold in the Nor h Fir Park, also by Public Roup, four Acres of the GROWING TIMBER, which is fit for most purposes in Building, Railing, & c. and its superior quality is well known. The Roup to begin at 11 o'clock, forenoon, each day. Meikieour, 26th Aug. 1817. rf40j000 Sterling for One Nuniber. CORN EXCHANGE, Sept. 1. We had a small supply, of Wheat this morning, chief- ly consisting- nf new simples, the quality of which wa* not so fine as thos* which appeared last week, hsirig ve- ry toft, and unfit for grinding by themselves; but the • weather being fine, and large foreign arrivals, ihe sale* were heavy on Friday's prices, which were St. per quar- ter higher - han on la> t Mondy, and only thv finest quali- ties could be disposed of. Barley, Peas, and Beans are 2s. per quarter dearer, but Oats were heavy at an ad- vance ot irom Is. to 2s. per quarter on the prices of ihio day'week. < f CURRENT PRICES OF GRAIN. Wheat.' » . .. 50s 96s to 100s Ditto ( old) s... 3 Do. Fo.......... 70„ 90s IQQs Rye 40s to 42s Barley. — s 34s to 4Us Malt......... 60s to 80s White Pease...... 36s to S8 » Do. Boilers 423 to 4Gs Grey Pease 40s to 46s Small Beans 44s to SOs Tick Beans to 42s New Ditto — s to — 3 Potatoe oats..— s 34s to 42 » Ditto old — s to — s Poland ditto....... 30s to 38s Dittftold.„ — s to — 9 Feed ditto.....— s 16s to 32* Ditto old Fine Flour... Rapt9eed.. .. ...— s to — e . .75s to 80a .461. to 48i. SMITHFIELD, Sept. 1 iBeef Ss 6d to Is 4d Mutton .3s 6d to 4s 4d Lamb 4s Od to 5s 4d Veal „... 4 » Od to 5s Ci Pork ,4s Od 5s 6d EDINBURGH MEAL- MARKET, Sept. 2. This day tbe price of Oatmeal fell one penny the peck in Edinburgh market, there were 427 bolls, which sold, First 31s. 6d.— Second 29s. Od. per boli.— Retail price per peck of best Oatmeal 2s. Od.— Second Is. 1 Id.— There were also 93 bolls of Pease and Barley Meal, which sold at 20s. Od.— Retail price per peck, Is. 4d. DALKEITH, Aug. 28. The grain at market is much the same in quantity at for some time past. Wheat, large - supply, with heavy sales- Wheat. Barley. Oats. Pease and Beans. First 45s Od 30s ' Od 35s Od 3is Od Second.. 36s Otl 28s Od 3' 2s Od 28s Od Third... 25s Od 25s Od 28s Od 26s Od J. & I SIVEVVRIGHT request their Friends, the Public, will not deiay making their Pur- chases for the Small Lattery, which will be All Drawn in One Day, the 10th of SEPTEMBER, there being Only 2,900 Numbers; and, from present appearances, great probability that the whole will he sold before the Day of Drawing. ' Pickets and Shares continue at moderate Prices, which they were the first to establish. The at- tractions are irresistible, f> r there never was before an opportunity in so small a Lottery, of gaining .£ 40,000, as may now be done, by purchasing Two Tickets of the same Number. The Pr zes are All STERLING MONEY, and ( he Scheme contains Two of TWENTY THOUSAND POUNDS, viz.— 2 ...... Prizes of jflGAiO 2 4s000 2 2,000 14- £ 500, 1,000, 8cc. & c. Two ( f £ 16,000 each to have € 4,000 more. J. & J SIVEWRIGHT have Tickets and Shares on Sale in great variety, and hope the Public will experience a repetition of that good Forture which has so uniformly distinguished their Old- established Offices, No. .37, Corn- hill, 11, Holborn, 38, Haymarket, and 141, Oxlord Street. Tickets and Shares are also on Sale by their Agents, J. NIVISON, St Patrick's Square, Edinburgh. MURRAY & BONNARD, Glasgow. J SMITH, Muiitrose. JAMES CHALMERS, Dundee. J J MASSIE, Aberdeen. P. WILSON, Arbroath. HADDINGTON, Aug. A good supply of wheat in market, which sold brisk- ly atthe beginning, but dull towards the end ofthe mar- ket ; prices considerably higher; best 47s. current price* from 26s. § to 46s. They were three parcles of Scots Barley only in, market, none of which was sold. Oats Is. lower than last day; best 37s. current prices from 31s. to 36s. Pease and Beans from 24s. to 32s. Beans. 32~ Od 28s Od 24s Od There were 855 bolls of wheat in market, whereat 708 sold as follows :— Wheat. Barley. Oats, Pease. First... .. 47s Od — s Od 37s Od 32s Od Second ., 35s Od — s Od 34s Od 28 s Od Third, • i7s Od — s Od 30s OJ 24s Od 10old£ 2 7 0 29... 18 0 4.. 9 0 30 new 2 € 0 30... ... 1 17 0 6.. 8 6 6.. 5 6 3... ... 1 ie 6 8 0 23.. 5 0 37.. ... 1 16 0 60.. 7 O 29.. ... 2 4 6 134... ... 1 15 0 19.. 6 O 15.. • 4 0 29.. ... 1 14 0 15.. 5 O 19.. S 0 22.. ... J 13 oi 11.. 1 O 10 2 2 0 12 0 14.. O 0 20.. 1 0 15.. ... 1 11 0 125 unsold. 0 0 10.. .1 10 6 22 grey. Average.. .... ... L. l 14 11 4- 12ths per boll. PERTH CORN MARKET, Aug. 29. Wheat. 53s tc COs Od I Potatoe oats.., 32s to 34s CftJ D » . New..., 24s to 38s Od I Common doi.. 30s to S2s Od Barley.. S0 » - Od to 34s Od | Pease & Beans, nominal- The Quartern Loaf, weighing 4lb. oz.— The Wheaten~ at Is. 2d.— The Household at lid. Oatmeal 2s. per peck. PERTH :— Printed and Sold by S. M0RJS. 0N \ Co. Courier Office, Foot ofthe High Street, every Thurs- day Evening— Advertisements and Orders are taken in by NEWTON, & Co. No. 5, Warwick Square, Newgate Street; and J. WHITS', 33, Fleet Street, London ; and J. T. SMITH & Co., Hunter's Square, Edinburgh.
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