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The Salopian Journal

10/07/1822

Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
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Shropshire Newspaper - With News from Herefordshire and Wales
Date of Article: 10/07/1822
Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
Address: Corn-Market, Shrewsbury
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 1484
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PRINTED BY WILLIAM EDDOWES CORN MARKET, vsnui Wednesday enpence This Paper is circulated in the most expeditious Manner through the adjoining Counties qf ENGLAND and WALES.— Advertisements not exceeding ten Lines, inserted at Six Shillings each YALE OF CLWYD. TO BEHLET, On very moderate Terms, ready Furnished, AND MAY BE ENTERED UPO. V AT PLEASURE, THE CAPITAL This Day is published. In 3 Vols. 12mo. Price .€ 1. Is, tho Third Edition of USEFUL KNOWLEDGE; or. a Familiar Account of the various Productions of Nature— Mineral, Vegetable, and Animal— which are chiefly employed for the Die of Man. Illustrated with numerous Figures, and intended as a Work both of instruction nnd reference; by tlte Rev. WILLIAM BINGLEY, A. M. Author of " Animal Biography." London : Printed for Baldwin, Cradoek, and Joy ; Harvey and Darton ; and F. C. and J. Lliviugton. GREEK PROSODY. Tii is Dnv nre pnlilished, in Svo. Price ( is. Boards, IELEMENTS of GREEK PRO- Jt SODY, nnd Metre, compiled from the best Authorities, Ancient and Modern. By THOMAS WEBB. London : Printed for Baldwin, Cradock, and Joy. Valuable Estates in. Chesicardine. SHROPSHIRE • V, RALKINGHAME MODERNISED, This day is published. Price 4s. Bound, the Third Edition of NNNE TUTOR'S ASSISTANT JL MODERNISED ; or, a Regular System of Practical Arithmetic: comprising nil the Modern Improvements in that Art wbich are necessary for the Man of Business nnd Practical Scholar. By the Rev. THOMAS PEACOCK. London : Printed for Baldwin, Cradnek, and Joy ; of whom also may be had, by the same Author, Price 4s. 6d. Bound. The PRACTICAL MEASURER; containing the Uses of Logarithms, Gmiter's Scales, the Carpenters' Rule, & c. with Plane Trigonometry and its Appli- cation to Heights and Distances ; Measuring, Land Surveying, ke. MONTFORD & SURAWARDINE ^ MLTE, whose Names are hereunto sub- V V scribed, have entered into Articles for the Prosecution of all Felonies committed npon any of our Properties; and the better to effect our Intention, we are resolved to pay the following Rewards to any Person who shall by his Evidence convict Persons guilty of the following Offences: For Burglary 5 5 0 For stealing or maiming any Horse, Cattle, Sheep, or Pigs 5 5 0 For stealing Poultry 0 10 0 For robbing any Garden, or Orchard, or Fishpond, or cutting or spoiling young Trees 110 For breaking, stealing, or carrying away any Posts, Rails, Poles, Hedges, Gates, or Iron- work thereto belonging, or any Implements of Husbandry 110 For stealing Turnips, Cabbages, or Potatoes 0 10 6 For stealing Corn or Grain, threshed or unthreshed, Lime, Straw, or Hav, out of any Field or Barn * 2 2 0 For convicting any Servant of selling Coals from any Waggon or Cart 110 And for all other Offences such Rewards as the Committee shall think proper. iWon tfo rd. .*? hra war din e. Right Hon. the Earl of Mr John Gittins Powis Mr. William Gittins Mr. William Gittins Mr. Thomas Wall Mr. Stephen Matthews Mr. John Plimley Mrs. Mary Meredith Mrs. Sarah Cleinson Messrs. Cartwright Great Ness. Mr. Thomas Till Mr. Thomas Price Mr. John Gough Mr William Pi ice Ensdon. Mr. Thomas Lewis Mr. Sampson Morris Little Ness. Mr. William Minton Mr. Abraham Wool rich Mr. William Newcombe Mr. Andrew Mansell Mr. Peter Vandepole Mrs. Ann Brookfield For ton. Fits. Mr. Samuel Lee Mr. Lloyd Bayley Mr. John Minton Mr. William Powell Mr. Thomas Vaughan. JOHN GOUGH, Treasurer and Secretary. This Day is published, in 12mo. Price os. Bound, the 15th Edition of ACOMPLETE TREATISE of PRACTICAL ARTHMETIC, and BOOK- KEEPING, both bv Single nnd Double Entrv ; adapted to the Use of Schools. With an Appendix, containing a Variety of Miscellaneous Questions for Examination. By CHARLES 1UJTTON, LL. D. F. R. S. kc. London: Printed for F. C. and J. Rivington ; J. Seateherd; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown; Lackington and Co; Baldwin, Cradock, nnd Joy; Ogle, Duncan, and Co.; T. Hamilton; G. and W. B Whittaker; J. Robinson ; E. Edwards; and Simpkin and Marshall.— Also the Fourth Edi- tion of A KEY to the above : containing the Solutions at Full Length of all the Questions. Price 4s. Cd, Bound. FREEHOLD ESTATE; MONTGOMERYSHIRE. YOUNG LADIES' CLASS BOOK CATECHISM OF NATURE Ellesmere § Chester Canal NAVIGATION. IVfOTICF, is hereby given, tlint the next iN GENERAL ASSEMBLY of " The United Company of Proprietors of tbe Ellesmere and Chester Canals," is appointed to he held at the Canal Office, io Ellesmere. on Thursday, the 25th Day of July, at one o'Clock in the Afternoon ; when and where the Proprietors of Shares of £ 100 each, or upwards, in the said Canal, are requested to attend by themselves or Proxies. HENRY POTTS, Clerk to the said Company. Chester, Hth June, 1822. ASSURANCE COMPANY OF LONDON, Instituted 1S08, and empowered by an Act of Parlia- ment of the 54 Geo. III. LIFE DEPARTMENT. PERSONS assured for the Whole Term of Life, will have an Addition made to their Policies every seventh Year, on the Principle so beneficially p'actised till lately at the Equitable Assurance Office; or the Amount, thereof may he applied in Reduction of the future Payments of Premium. Policies may also be effected for tlie whole Term of Life, on a Plan which originated with this Oflice, whereby the Premium is payable for ajixed Number of Years. FIRE DEPARTMENT. Policies for £ 300 and upwards will he entitled under the System of Assurance practised by this Office, to participate in the surplus Premiums every fifth Year ; the Amount thereof in the 5th Year, which ended at Christmas last, on the Policies effected in the Country, was 20 per Cent. Proposals fully explanatory of the Principles and Rates of the C ompany, mav be hnd at the principal Office in Cheapside, London, and of the several Agents in the Country. HENRY DRS BOROUGH, Jun. SECRETARY. Ch:' apside, London, June 24,1822. For Worms, Fits, Pains in the Stomach, Kc. AGENTS Shrewsbury Bangor Carnarvon Llanrwst Newport Oswestry Pwllheli' Ruthin Welshpool Whitchurch Mr. John Watton. Mr. Hubert Hughe*. Mr. R. Gordon Roberts. Mr. John Griffith. Mr. William Masefield. Mr. Edward Edwards. Mr. John Ellis. Mr. Robert Jones, Mr. Edw. Jones Roberts. M r. George Harper. ANT. Beaumaris Bridgnorth Ellesmere Ho! v head Holywell Market Drayton Ludlow Wellino'ton- Wenlock Wrexham HAZARD and CO. who Sold the Two First £ 20,000Prizes in Last Lottery CONTRACT, Respectfully remind the Public that the Grand Summer Lottery, containing TWO OF £ 30.000 TWO OF £ 20,030 & c. kc. Consols and Money, begins NEXT TUESDAY ( JULY 1( 3). TEN CAPITALS SURE to be Drawn First Day ! and may be gained by the Small Risk of £ 1. 18s. a Tickct. £ 1. 5s. a Half; 13s. for a Quarter— 7s. 6d. an Eighth— and 4s. a Sixteenth— as all Purchasers, after taking the Chance of the First Day, will be allowed to return their Tickets or Share's, whether drawn Blanks, small Prizes, or Undrawn, at the above small Reduction from the Money they paid, if presented on or before 2tith July. Tickets and Shares are Selling at HAZAZD and Co.' s Offices^ Royal Exchange Gate ; 2ii, Corniiill; and 324, Oxtord Street; anil by their Agents in Shrewsbury— T. Newling, Bookseller; Chester— J. Seaccme, Bookseller, Bridie- .. » O Street. TICKETS AND SHARKS ARE NOW SELLING BY STOCK - IS ROKER, At his oid State Lottery Offices, 4, Cornhill, and 9, Charing Cross, London ; AND EY HIS AGENTS IN THE COUNTRY. By the Plan nov,- adopted, a Whole Ticket ulti- mately costs only £ 1. 18 s. Oil. and a Sixteenth only Four Shillings— other Shares in Proportion. Bish and his Agents sold Two Prizes of £• 20,000, and Thirty- five other Capitals, in the last Two Months. R. JONES, Cheesemonger, SHREWSBURY ; B. PARTRIDGE, Bookseller, BRIDGNORTH; POOLE & H ARDING, Booksellers, CHESTER T. GRIFFITHS, Bookseller, LUDLOW; J. SMITH, Printer, NEWCASTLE; E. JONES, Bookseller, NANTWICH; W. PRICE, Bookseller, OSWESTRY; A. MORGAN, Bookseller, STAFFORD ; P. DENMAN, Bookseller, WOLVERHAMPTON. Schenus, wilh every {' articular, gratis. HOUSE OF COMMONS— MONDAY. TUB ILLI DGET. On tlie motion of Mr. VANSITTART, the House resolved itself into a Committee of Ways and Means.. The Slight Hon. Gent, then rose io firing forward his Budget. He ' commenced by detailing at great length tlie several beads of tlie public expenditure ami income. The conclusion which the II ig- ht Hon. Gentleman deduced from his view ofthe finances of the country was highly favourable tortlie opinion'of returning prosperity. He calculates upon a surplus revenue of upwards of £ 5,000,000, for ilie next year, and a like excess of .£(>, 000,000. for the year ending January, 1824.— The items of Income and Expeii lit'ire for the year ending January, 1823, were thus stated : — INCOME. £ 10,763,000 2-. i, 106,000 Customs Excise Stamps Post Office Taxes Miscellaneous . Lottery... Old Stores Payment hy Commissioners for Half- pay, Pensions, Sec 6,637,000 1,355,000 7,385,000 380,000 200,000 151,000 53,027,000 1,225,000 £ 54,252,( 100 EXPENDITURE. Charge of Unredeemed Debt ..£ 30,911,000 Miscellaneous Charges on the Consolidated Fund Intereston Exchequer Bills in- cluding Consolidated Fund Hills, Malt Bills, find Irish Treasurv Bills Army, including £ 220,000 ex- tra expenses for Ireland Navy Orduamie — Miscellaneous, including* £ 150,000 for gratuitous relief to the Irish Poor.. 1,70'), 000 Greenwich Out- Peusioners..... 310,000 2,048,000 1,500,000 7,050,000 5,500,000 1,200,000 Total 51,119,000 Surplus 3,133,000 £ 54,252,000 To the above Surplus of £ 3,133,000 Should be added the follow- ing sums in Jan. 1823, viz. Saving by Reduction of 5 per Cents 700,000 Pavnient by Commissioners for Pensions', 41c 1,225,000 Total Surplus for the year 1822. 5,058,000 Mr. Vansittart, among other gratifying commu- nications, stated, that up to the 20th ult. the Revenue for the July Quarter, 1822, exceeded the Revenue for the corresponding Quarter of 1821, by no less a sum than £ 624,000. The claim of the East India Company too, which had been rated so high ns five millions, was, he said, upon examination, found not io exceed £ 1,300,000, anil was in progress of arrangement upon the basis of that estimate. These are matters concerning which there can be no doubt, and which, therefore, the public may confidently treat as a subject of great satisfaction. After a'debate of some length, a division took place on the question of the continuance of the Lottery as a mode of supply, but it was carried by « division of 74 to 3- 1.— The remaining resolutions were then agreed to, and the report ordered to be received on the morrow. In answer to a question from Mr. Grenfell, in the course of the disc ission, the Marquis of LON- 1 DONDERRY stated, that a negociation was in progress vvith the Court of Vienna, 011 the subject of the payment of the debt of the Government of Austria to this country, amounting, principal and interest, to about £ 17,000,000 sterling, which he hoped, but could not pledge himself to the result, would lead to a favourable issue. The ALIEN BILL again underwent discussion and was strenuously opposed br Mr. Hobhouse aud Mr. J. Williams. It was, hoyever, passed through n Committee. HOUSE OF COMMONS- TUESDAY. Mr. VANSITTART, in reply to a question put by Mr. Curwea, said, he should feel 110 objection to limiting the duty of 2s. on Salt to two years to conic,^ or rather limiting its continuance to the 5th of January, 1825. He was inclined to accede tints far tothe wishes of the Hon. Gentleman, because he believed the finances of the country to be in slifch a st ite of improvement, that by that period we should be able to spare the sum of £ 200,000, Which lie calculated the 2s. duty would raise. Mr. CURW'EN expressed his satisfaction at the communication. Sir. HOBHOUSE brought forward his motion for a repeal of the WINDOW TAX. He concluded by moving three resolutions, expressive of the opinion of the House ou the necessity of the reduction of Taxation genera ly, and of this Tax in particular. A long discussion followed, and ultimately a divi- sion took place, when the numbers were, for the Resoliit ons 59, against them 146. The motion was therefore lost by a majority of 87. Mr. Goor, nURN afterwards moved for and obtained leave to bring in a bill for renewing the IRISH INSURRECTION ACT for one year. HOUSE OF COMMONS- THURSDAY. Mr. BROUGHAM moved to refer the petition of the Calcutta Bankers to a Select Committee. The petition relates to a transaction commencing so long ago as the year 1785; When the Nabob of Oude having occasion to pay a large sum to the East India Company, borrowed the money from the petitioners, assigning, by way of pledge, a consi- derable tract of his territories. This district, so mortgaged, has since passed under the sovereignty bft'lVe Company, which professes to hold it unincum- bered of the Bankers' mortgage ; referring those gentlemen fortiieir remedy to Ihe yet unalienated portion of the Nabob's dominions. The subject gave rise to an animated conversation, in which several Members took part. What was chiefly remarkable in the discussion was, the universal departure from the usual division of parties — Mr. HUME opposing Mr. Brougham's motion, and the PRESIDENT OF THE BOARD OF CONTROUL support- ing it: iu tbe end the Motion was carried by a majority of 82 to 39. The House afterwards went into a Committee on the SMALL NOTES BILL, and after some conversation between the CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER, Mr. RICARDO, and Mr. IIUME, the former agreed to Withdraw, for the present at least, the clause em powering country bankers to pay their notes either 111 gold or notes of the Bank ot England. HOUSE OF COMMONS— FRIDAY. - Mr. GOULBURN took an opportunity of stating thatthe money voted by Parliament^ aadjtfis Sub- scriptions raised for the relief ofthe Irish peasttnttr, had been very effectual in its application ; that froin accounts last'received fromthose pnrts'of the CtMftV- try which were most distressed, he vvas led to believe tbe calamity was abating,; and that the money voted and subscribed, under prudent regu- lation, would be nearly adequate to the raising of the people out of their difficulties, though not without great suffering during the progress. The attention of the House was principally occu- pied in discussing the ARMY EXTRAORDINARIES.— Sir. HUME proposed a reduction in the allowances to Colonial Agents, but tbe original resolution was carried by a division of 82 to 55. HOUSE OF LORDS- FRIDAY. Earl BATHL RS rfin the absence of Lord Liverpool, who is confined by indisposition] moved the com- mittal of the Corn Importation Bill. The motion was opposed by Lords ERSKINE, DACRE, REDESDALE, CARNARVON, DARNLEY, and DARLINGTON, and supported by Lords HARROWBY and MORLF. Y.— The subject gave rrse toa discussion of some length ; but the arguments of the different speakers had been anticipated iu the successive debates upon the same question in the House of Commons.— Lord ERSKINE moved that the bill be committed on that day three months. Their Lordships divided 011 the question, which was carried hy a division of 37 to 19.— The bill afterwards went through a Committee, anil its third reading was fixed for Monday next.— Previous to the debate a uun. ber of petitions were presented against the measure. LONDON— SATURDAY. A most extraordinary Ukase has been issued by the Emperor of Russia, by which the maritime powers of Europe and America nre given to under- stand, that his Imperial Majesty has assumed pos- session of all that portion of the north- west coast of America whieh lies between the 21st degree of latitude and the icy cape, or extreme north ; ami moreover, interdicts the approach of ships of all nations, to any. part of this line, comprising a space of ocean of not less than 50( X) tnilcs in breadth, nearer than one hundred miles.— The subject was .'. alluded to in the House of Commons yesterday by Sir J. Mackintosh, and in reply, the Marquis of Londonderry admitted that Russia had made such claim, but that it had been intimated to the Russian Ambassador, that the Government of this country could not accede either to the claim of sovereignty, or to the principle of maritime law there laid down ; at the same time, however, they had offered to enter into an amicable negociation on the question, to prevent any misunderstanding arising between the two powers. The Paris papers of Wednesday contain an affecting letter from Smyrna, giving an account of the late dreadful atrocities committed hy the Turks at Scio. There remains not the least doubt but that the Turkish troops, which had commenced evacuating the provinces of Wallacliia and Moldavia iu the mid- dle of May, have halted. By the French mail to- day letters have been received from Vienna, dated as late as the 27th ult. which state that information to this effect had been received both by the Austrian government and by private individuals in that city. It hail created some surprise, as it had been consi- dered certain that all differences between Russia and Turkey bad been adjusted. BANKRUPTS, JULY 2.— Henry Robert Abbott, of Tbrngmorton- sireet. stock- broker — John Dicker, of Cheritoil Bishop, Devonshire, innkeeper.— George Minginsand John Boothmaii, of Carlisle, liat- iuuuu fiielnrers. BANKRUTPS. JULY8.— Thomas Pritchard, of Chep- stow, Monmouthshire, linen and woollen- draper — Thomas Leigh, of Manchester, plumber and glazier. — William lilwell. of West Brouiwich, Staffordshire,, chemist.— John I'vcock, of Donenster, Yorkshire, hosier — John ttoiliwell, of Mortfield Bleach- works, near Baliob', Lancashire, whitster.-— James Stnne Allen, late of Towcester, Northamptonshire, linen- draper,— George Lnck, of Slioredileh, Middlesex, hosier aod haberdasher.— John Leigh, of Jeffory's- squnre, St. Marv- Axe, London, merchant — buries Watson Carter, of Mercer- street, Long- acre, Mid dlesex, coach- plater— John Cooper, of Grnsvenor- mews, Bond- street, Middlesex, horse dealer. Francis Brothers and James Leitli, formerly of King- street, Covent garden, Westminster, but after- wards of London, navv nod army agents and money, scriveners. •• George Davison, of Upper Berkeley, street, Portmali- sqliare, Middlesex, upholsterer.— Jiilin Rangeley and Edward Holt Diggies, of Stone, Staffordshire, iron- foundersand engineers.— William Saunders, of Beekington, Somersetshire, school- master. POSTSCRIPT, London, Monday Night, July 8. In the HOUSE OF COMMONS, this evening, Mr GOIILBURN moved the cnmmiSl of Ihe Irish In- su'rrctinn Act. The Hon. Gentleman said, that, although Ireland was, at present, ii. a comparatively tranquil slate, yet, hy dispatches received from the Lord Lieutenant, it appeared that, within the last ten days, 7 houses had heen burnt, und 9 attacked nud plundered for arms, in the lately disturbed dis- tricts The continuance of Ihe Act was, therefore, obviously necessary. In the COURT OF KING'S BENCH, this day, Mrs. Wright was tried for selling blasphemous works, uud found GUILTY. 3 perCent. Red 80}- 3 per Cent. Cons. 79'- 3l per Cenls. 91J--- 4 per Cents. 97|— Cous. for Accl. 80S. Shropshire General Agricultural Society. Yesterday the Members held their Thirteenth Annual Meeting for the exhibition of Stock and the distribution of Premiums, at tl e Lion Inn, in this town.— The shew of Stock altogether was full as numerous as any former year, aud many of the animals exhibited were certainly very well worth the attention of Agriculturists, ' some of them very superior, but there were also a few which were not so good as we expected to have seen 011 that ground. . Among the Extra Stork were 2 four. years old Hereford Heifers, belonging to Mr.,.. p. o<) » pr, of Bourton, which were very much admired"; 4" Year- ling Rams, 2 two- years and 2 thi'eeryears old ditto, of the pure Leicester breed, belonging toifie same gentleman, notonly acquired but richly deserVcd the notice and praise of' those who are choice and careful in their breed of sheep. Two Hereford'Cows from 4 to 5 years old, and 2 two- years old Hereford Heifers," belonging to Mr. Ravenshaw, < Sf Ucking- ton, attracted much attention, and vyeri; very much admired, as were also a pair of very fine two- years old Hereford Heifers, and a five- years old Hereford Ox, belonging to Mr. Beddoes, of Diddlebury, the ox being considered by . many persons superior to any other 011 the gtouid. A very superior Hereford four- years old Bull, bred by Mr. Ravensbaw, and sh ' w'n by Mr. Iliiugtbion, o'f Pitebford, was very much admired. There was 110 Stock exhibited for Sale this time, those intended to have been sold by Mr. Cooper, of Bourtou, having been previously dis icsed of by him at home. When the judge of ihe Shew ( M r. Pratt, jun.) had finished the examination of the Slock, the company returned to ihe Lion Inn, and elected W. Wolrvcbe Whitinore, Esq. M. P. President; Panlon Coibett, Esq M P. Vice- President, aud three new Members of the Committee, for the next Year. The Report of the Committee wus then read, but as none but the actual Subscribers themselves were allowed to he in the room whilst the reading took place, our Ite- porter was thereby prevented from giving our readers so full an account of it as we could have wished. We have, however, been informed, and we have 110 doubt the practical farmer will be gratified to learn, that the Committee have declared their in- tention of abandoning the Farm Premiums, and in- tend offering such premiums for the next year in will encourage those ( nodes of Cultivation that may ensure a reasonable profit, without holding out temptation to expensive experiments or extravagant systems of management, which, iu these times the practical farmer cannot afford to adopt, or, if he could, tlie'y would tint repay hint— Several new members were then admitted; immediately after which. upuaids of fifty gentlemen sat down ( at three o'clock) to a ' most excellent dinner provided hy Mrs. Tompkins in ber usual bountiful and tasteful manner. The. cloth having been drawn, the following toasts were drank : ~ The King— Prosperity to . the Shropshire General Agricultural Society— Duke of York and the Army — Speed the Plough.—[ The Adjudication of Premi- ums was then read by the President, for particulars of which, see 5th col. 3d. page.]— Breeding io all its Branches.— The Successful Candidates— The Judge of the Shew ( Mr.. Pralt)— Tlie health ofthe esident was then proposed hy'Lor- d dive", aiid, on SHREWSBURY. WEDNESDAY, JULY 10, 1822. The Letter of" A BURGESS OF SHREWSBURY" tens received too late for insertion tins week; it shall have a place in our next. MARRIED, Oil tiie 28th 11' lt. Robert Robinson, Esq. youngest son of the late General Robinson, of Denston Hall, Suffolk, and nephew ofthe Right Hon. the Earl of Powis, to Clementina Constantia, third daughter of the Rev. Richard Bingham, Incumbent of Gosport Chapel, and Prebendary of Chichester. On Monday last, at Middle, by the Rev. G. Buril, Mr. John Phillips, to Miss Chilton, of Middle. Ou the 30fh ult. at Eaton, Mr. John Leighton, to Miss Martha Jones, of Upper Millichope. DIED. On Tuesday, the 2d inst. Charles Morrall, Esq. of Plas Yolle'n, in this connty. On the 24th ult. at Castle Green, Madeley, Mrs. vvheatl. ey, in the 84th year of her age ; she endured a long- protracted illness with the patience and resignation of a sincere christian. On the29th ult. at Whitchurch, Richard Brookes, Esq. aged 47. On the 30th ult; after a long and painful illness borne with the greatest patience, aged 75, Mr. Riehard Davies, of Bishop's Castle. Mr. Joseph Eyke, of the Raven and Bell Inn, Newport. Visiting Clergyman this week at the Infirmary, the Rev. W. G. Rowland :- House- Visitors, Mr Robert Morris and Mr. William Bravne. On Ihe 301 b ult. a Sermon was preached in St. Mary's Church, Newport, by the Rev. W. Sandford, M. A. in aid of the subscription for the relief of the distressed Irish ; after which above £ 39 was collected iu the church, which sum has since been augmented to upwards of £ 40. The collection under the King's Letter, in the Parish of St. Alkmond, in this town, was £ 38.18s 9d. ; in the Abbey Parish, £ 43. 9s. The Recruiting Parties in this town, under the superintendence of Lieutenant Mathews, have con- tributed a day's pay towards the relief of the distressed peasantry in Ireland. On the 29th ult the poor females and children of Hodnet were rega'ed with tea, kc. and tbe men with strong ale, by the bounty of the llawkstone Family, in celebration ofthe marriage of Mr. Cliol- mondeley to Miss Heber. DFRBV RACES are fixed for the 27th and 28th, and STAFFORD RACES for the 29th and 30th of August. TENBURY RACES.— The diversion 011 Wednes- day was confined to one race, for a Maiden Plate of Fifty Pounds, which was decided as follows : — Lord Harley's bl. c. Knight Templar, by Brigliadoro, 3 vrs. old, 7st 4 dr. Mr. Griffitii'seh.' c. Plebeian, by Brigli- adoro, 4 vrs. old, Sst. 81b 1 1 Mr. J Wright's b. c. hy Weaver, 4 yrs. old 8 » t. 4lb 2 2 Mr. Canning's b. f. by Fyldener, out of Slang, 4 yrs. old, Sst lib 3 dr. OnTlrursday, for the Sweepstakes of Five Guineas each with 10 Guineas added, 10 subscribers, for all ages, two Horses only started, viz. Mr. E. L. Charlton's ch. f. Ibla, 4 yrs. 8st. 31b 1 1 Lord Hurley's b g. Gas, by' 1 Fyldener, 4 vearn old; ' 8st. 2 The second heat Gas bolted, and tbe rider, fell, but escaped unhurt. The Hunters'Sweepstakes of Five Guineas each, were walked over for l> y two horses, ( Mr. Aslon's Little Sbivero, nnd Mr. T. Pjckernell's Sylvtm) in consequence of a dispute having arisen respecting tbe production nf certificates ; the decision is left to the Jockey Club. BATII RACES.— OnWednesday, the Sweepstakes of 5gs. each, ( 7 subscribers,) with £ 50 added, were won by Mr Blnthwayte's Noma, beating Mr. Pryse's ch, c. bv Usquebaugh. The £ 50 Plate, given by the County Members, was won by Mr. Pryse's Undine, beating Mr. Field's Noma, and Mr. Findon's The Baron. THURSDAY — The Kelston Stakes of 2Sgs. each, were won by Mr. Goddai'd's f. hy Marminn, beating Mr Fleming's b. c. hy Ashton. The £ 50 Plate, given by the City Members, was won bv Mr. Pryse's Undine beating Mr. Fleming's Blandfnrd. and said that there was one ground to which they ought to attend, namely, if they could not increase the profits, tbey ought to do all in their power to diminish the expenses of cultivation. With respect to turnips, he considered that in the best times they hardly paid, and that the premium offered by the Society for tliem not only led to considerable ex- pense," but also to the deterioration of the farm, the candidates being thereby induced to sweep all the manure to one field for the purpose of getting the premium.— He then explained tbe result of his experiments in making use of burnt clay as manure. In a field of 8 acres he manured the one- half with the best manure, and the other with burnt clay or rather burnt soil of every discription — sowed it with turnips ( Swedes); they were drilled and horse- hoed, which saved it from the flv;— the half which was manured with burnt clay was supe- rior to the other in cleanliness, and equal to it in every olher respect. The quantity nf burnt soil he put to nn acre was 50 loads— the expense of it ( though burnt last summer, and an unfavourable oue for the purpose) was 10.^ 1. per load ; and he put it ; to every one present, whether tliev could manure j well an acre ( if ground for two guineas? He threw I this out to gentlemen around in order that they may try the experiment, aud, if right, enjov the advantage | of it, but if not right, then that he might not himself ] spend his money foolishly.— Mr. B then alluded to the expenses of a plough farm, the greatest of which he considered to he the team ; and take what eare a person would, and watrh as closely as lie pleased, iiis horses would eat all the clover, and every thing the waggoner could get for tlifm. His own farm was about 200 acres ; lie had a team of six or seven horses, and in a common winter Ihose horses con- sumed twelve acres of clover. Instead of that, he now keeps his leant, from tbe lst of November to the middle of May— this year to the 41 h of June— 011 potatoes and steamed straw. The first year he culti- vated potatoes for that purpose, lie cultivated 3| acres; but Iteing obliged to buy, be afterwards cultivated 4 acres, when he had 100 bushels tn spare. The first winter, be said, he eon d speak to of his own knowledge, a* he had no bailiff: nt that time the waggoner said it would never do— the horses would die; to which Mr. B. replied, " then I shall lie rid of two plagues together — the horses and the wag- goner;" nnd lo secure my orders being obeyed, I would not suffer my stacks to be cut. The horses worked every day, and were iu good condition.— Afler the first year I had a bailiff— 1111 experienced steady man, aud I have no doubt of bis acting up to my directions The winter following, the expense i missal accoinpanymg. of the machine for cutting the straw and of the | unreasonable demands. WAXES, MARRIED. On the 2d instv at Liang wU log, by the Rev. O; G. Williams, Edward Lloyd, jun. Esq. of Cefn, Denbighshire, to Letitia, only daughter of the late William Prichard, Esq. of Trescawen, Auglesea. On the 24th ult. at Stourport, Mr. David Davies, currier, of Llanidloes, to Susan, fourth daughter of Mr. Thomas, grocer, ofthe former place. DIED. On the 24th ult. aged 41, much respected, Mr. John Kynaston,. innkeeper, of Guilsticld, near Welshpool. On tne 27tli ult. at Ramoth, Merionethshire, in his 56th year, the Rev. John Richard Jones, up- wards, of 34 years Pastor of the Baptist congrega^ tiori at that place. His death is deeply regretted, universally lamented, and justly felt as a public loss. CHESTER SUMMER CIRCUIT. The Hon. CHARLES WARREN, and the Hon. SAMUEL MARSHALL, Serjeant- at- La\ v. MONTGOMERYSHIRE .. Thursday, August 8, at Pool. DENBIGHSHIRE..; Wednesday, August 14, at Ruthin. FLINTSHIRE Tuesday, August 20, at Mold. CHESHIRE... Monday, August 26, at Chester. j The decision respecting the Colts ( mentioned in | a former Journal), tlie property of Wythen Jones and John Humphreys, Esqrs. took place at Berr' on Saturday, the 29th ult.-, when the Arbitn • after remarking they were two of the iinest he had ever seen, decided in favour of Mr. Jones's. The Shew of Colts was attended by Lord Clive and i other distinguished Agriculturists and Breeders of , Stock in Montgomeryshire.- | HALKIN MINES.— We are concerned to state, that the workmen employed: in the Halkin lead mines, last week manifested a spirit of great in- subordination. The cause certainly cannot be re- ferred either to a want of employ, which is constant and abundant, nor to lowness of wages, which are ; very ample. But it appears, that in consequence of an improved system introduced into the works, by John Taylor, Esq. Lord Grosvenor's mining- Diocese of Hereford. VISITATION" win be hoiden at LUDLOW, on August the 28th; CHUHCH- STRETTON, on August 29th. ro rrHI M A TION. | CONFIRMATION will be fcolden at LUDLOW, I on August the 27th ; CHURCH- STRETTON, on August the 30th ; MUCH- WENLOCK, on August the 31st; PONTESBURY, on September the 2d. By Order of the BISHOP, R. UNDERWOOD. JULY 2d, 1822. TO CLERGYMEN. * WANTED, a CLERGYMAN of respectable Recommendations, to assist in? the Duties of a Church pleasantly situated: Stipend £ 75 — Address j Postage- paid) A. B. PosfcOfHce Stone, Staffordshire. Shrewsbury House of Industry. WANTED, for the a We Institution, a middle- aged active Woman as MATRON. Persons wishing to offer themselves as Candidates must signify the same by Letter, addressed to X'HU new, DIRECTORS, accompanied with respectable Refer- ' ator, | ences, as to Morals, Integrity, and Industry, and colts to be left at the Office of Mr. WILLIAM SMITH Dogpole, on or before Monday, the 22d Instant. * Sa'ary £ 30 per Annum. BOARD ROOM, JULY 4th, 1822. Preparatory Boirding School for Young Gentlemen. MRS. DAVlRs"( late Miss C. WISE- MAM) returns Thanks to her Friends for the Patronage she has received during her Residence in SHREWSBURY ; and begs to inform them that her SCHOOL will be re- opened on COLLEGE HILL July 16th, where Young Gentlemen under Twelve in the The Dyrham Stakes, a handicap of lOgs. each, with 30g" s. added, were won hy Mr. ThornhilPs Scarpa, heating Mr. Saddler's sister to Pastorella, and Captain' Berkeley's Swindon. The Sweepstakes of lOtrs. each, for horses not thorough bred, rode hy gentlemen, ( 7 subscribers.) was won hy Mr. Gardiner's hi. c. by Haphazard^ beating Mr. Standen's b. g. hy lieverleij, Mr. Blath- wayte's Flora, Mr. Lechmere^ s b. g. by Amadis, and Mr. Bayly's Fa to/ f. MACCLESFI ELD — S ch is the rage for building, and the consequent demand for brick*, that seveial carts have been set on fire by taking them away too hot from the kiln. There are now building in and about Macclesfield nearly three hundred houses, and as many more are likely to be built during the summer; besides two large chapels, one for the Sunday School Institution, and another for the Methodists.— We may add to this statement, that there is quite as great a demand for hot bricks in M auditster.— Manchester Chronicle. p the suggestion of the V7i(' c- Piesi( h'iiJ, Odratilc'vvith 3 times 3 ; w hen Mr. ORMSBY " GOUE rose, atid said —" Gentlemen, in returning - yon. ,>. fn. y- sincere thanks for the cordial manner iu which you have drank my good health, I cannot I mi" express the greiit satisfaction I feel at seeing so rrespectable an attendance as 1 do this day. I know that doubts have been expresSeTT by several persons, and indeed they have gone so far as to snv^ hat in times like these, and with such . melancholy prospects before us, this Society can do no good* To me, gen'l. men, it appears in a very different light, for now is the time, if ever,' that we should all hold together ; and if by any mode or regulation we can be the means of encouraging ' fie combination of Profit with Economy, our labour will not be lost. This is a moment when, as has been elsewhere said, every man should be at his post and endeavour to do his duty. Gentlemen, I am no croaker, and tyave better hopes of our pros- pects than some of thijl. se around me. I do not think we are in such a had state as uot to be able to hear up against it.— Bui if.< nur state is so very bad, and our prospect so melancholy as some think, I trust the English Country Gentlemen will make it appear that they have nerve sufficient to stay at home, and reduce their establishments. I trust they will not be ashamed of having smaller establishments than their neighbours may have, and that, if they most econo- mize, they will economize at home, instead of doing so iu foreign parts. ( Cheers'). I am happy that your opinions coincide with mine. Let the Country Gentlemen be willing to face their tenants—* their Tenants to face their Landlords — and discuss to- gether their relative hopes and prospects, and let them either fall together, or together riseonce more into prosperity and happiness.— f Cheers. J The Vice- President ( W. Wolryche Whitmore Esq.); 3 times 3. In returning. thanks? Mr. WHITMORE regretted that it had not been in hi power to be so much among them as his inclinations and wishes prompted him to be, and said, he felt anxious to allude to the Report which had been read, and expressed his concurrence in the altera tions that were intended to be adopted with regard to future: Premiums, which, he was convinced, would tend to promote the prosperity of Agri- culture ; those, heretofore given for turnips neces- sarily inducing the candidates to incur considerable expense in raising crops to gain the premium. He then spoke of the markets, and thoughtit ad van tageous to consider the state of them-;; also for the community to consider of the best mode of e mploy- ing the capital in possession of Agriculturists ; requested the assistance of ; the persons present in suggesting such premiums as would: not be liable to objection; and expressed his eoayictiou rtbat there were means, and that the intelligence hie. saw- around him might devise some, that Would be advantageous to the Agricultural l% ter' 0st « - parti- cularly so, when he considered - the improvements which had taken place in various branches within these few years, the benefits of which the public were now enjoy ing ; and lie had no doubt that the skill, intelligence, and zeal whieh lig saw around him, when devoted to a particular object, could devise some method of ameliorating the Agricul- tural Distress.— He then alluded to the " cultivation of turnips, and in doing so, noticed a work , of Mr. Burke's, relative to the scarcity which prevailed in 1794, which he considered to have been confined principally to the South- East parts of the King- dom, and thought it possible Mr. B. was not then aware of the extent to which turnips were at that time cultivated. After alluding to the benefits derived from artificial grasses, and other improve- ments, he noticed the beneficial results that had at- tended the burning of clay as a manure for strong soils. He again requested the assistance of those present with regard to what premiums were best calculated to promote the interest of Agriculture, to which every attention would be paid by the Committee at their meeting in November next and stated that the great desider. turn wantec was, that the farmer should be. ( as he ought) remunerated for the capital lie employed, and that he felt convinced that, until that peiiod should ar- rive, there would be no Security tor Agriculturists or Stability in Agriculture, nor any thing that would tend to the General Interests of the Country He expressed his belief, that there was no just ground for that great gloom and despondency which existed amongst the Agricultural Body as to the continuance of the Agricultural Distress, which he thought would, at no distant period, be removed.^ and hoped that when he met them next year, he should have the pleasure and opportunity of notic ing the amelioration which he expected would, en then, have taken place. He considered it unneces sary at that time to enter upon the question ofthe Corn Laws, aware? as he was, that his views might not be the same with those which at present were more generally looked up to bv the Agriculturist but said that when an opportunity arrived for dis! cussing the question, he should state his sentiments fairly and openly: discussion upon the subject at a proper time he considered to be advantageous, as from it truth was elicited; and- said thai if by discussion, or the elicitation of truth, life? should be convinced that his own view of the subject was er- roneons, he sho Id be candid and honest in avowing h s error. He concluded by stating Jus'firm per- suasion, that it was necessary thatthe Interest of Agriculture should be placed on a stable and firm foundation, and that, until the farmer got such profit as his capital fairly entitled him to, there would be no permanent Prosperity to Agriculture, or to t e General Interests of the Country. " The Members of the Committee." - J*. BATHER Esq. as one of the Committee, returned thanks, anc after observing that it was his lot to be one amongst those who were suffering, and that in all ke could have said consolatory to their feelings he had been anticipated by those who had spoken before him adverted more particularly to that wbich he cousi. dered as* coming- more within the aco^ e ofhis duty, boiler was about £ 15; and as 1 love to encourage, the town and trade of Shrewsbury, I had them made here, but they might have been had from Coal brook- j ale nearly 30 per cent, cheaper. The whole is j managed by one boy at ls. 6d. per week. He said he used to give his horses 12 half strikes of corn per week; he now gives them half the quantity, and j they look as well and work better. The object was • not merely the saving of the clover; hut if yon do \ not mow it, you may keep more sheep, and your land will be in better order for corn.— Much had been j aid about Salt, and he was happy that all those restrictions which attended it are done away. He could not suggest the best mode of applying it hinu elf, hut he should recommend to the Committee to put all these experiments on a small scale, and open thein to gentlemen as well as to fanners ; the former were perhaps the most proper to try experiments. He was sure they might be tried at litle risk and at a small expense : something, he felt certain, must be done, as he felt confident it was impossible the farmer could look for any return at the prices now obtained. At times like the present, it was the duty of every man, however delicate a subject it might be, but indeed the time for delicacy on the subject was past, and it is become an imperious duty to say, that it is now the bounden duty of the ' anded proprietors to shape their wants to the times, and uot suffer an honest aud deserving set of men to be replaced hy others, after they themselves have been reduced to beggary. Let gentlemen return to tbe times and feelings of their ancestors ; let them lay aside those luxuries, which in their baneful pro- ress have broke down the spirit of the land. In oing this there is neither shame or dishonour, nor any pusillanimity in the act. If they would wish to " v « honoured and respected in their neighbour- hood, let them, if they cannot afford Champagne or Claret, have good ofd October flowing on their boards. Think ye their faces would be less joyous, their feelings less comfortable— far otherwise. As has been well said by our worthy President, let the Arniy do its duty ; so I say, borrowing the meta- phor, that if the Ship is leaking, and a storm comes on, let the Officers be the last men to quit the ship." — f Continued cheering. J agent, aud the employment of two or three experi- 1 v - „„„ i - c i , enced overseers, who had heretofore been strangers £ ars ® fJ^ | nd . ff^ ed to the Works, the Welsh miners took it into ttieir Elementary Prmc- ples of the English French, and heads to think themselves aggrieved ; and ou I !'. aU.". Tongnes, Writing, nnd Arithmetic. Tin, Thursday, in a most riotous mariner, proceeded to abuse the new- comers, and insisted oil their dis- til is violence with other We sincerely trust, that j such proceedings, which are no less disgraceful, j than disadvantageous to themselves and the neigh- bourhood, will not be again resorted to. In the I present state of depression to which the wages of j the labouring class are reduced, the Halkin miners I have every cause to be satisfied, their geneial average of wages being very good. We are in- formed, that before the improved system vvas in- troduced into the above mines, the concern was a losing one, to a considerable extent; but we are happy to say, that the mines are likely to be bene- ficially carried on, which will perpetuate the ad Health and Comfort of her Pupils will be particu- larly attended to. The Terms are regulated by the Age ofthe Pup'l. NE WTO WN B ASCHURCH. 1SS JONES respectfully informs her Friends and the Public, that her SEMINARY re- commeuces the 22d of July JULY Sth, 1S22. GROVE H< WSE7K7^ SLANrT nntlE MISSES ROWLEY respeot- 0. fully announce to their Friends and the Public, their SCHOOL will re- commenQe on the 23d Instant. vantages to that populous district, bv the employ- ment of a numerous class of individuals. WELSH COLLEGE.— A College for the education of sucb students for the Ministry, w hose friends are not in afHuence, is about to he erected at Lampeter, Cardiganshire. The sum of £ 15,000 ( three per cents) is already collected ; and His Majesty has sent a munificent donation of £ 1000 accompanied by a flattering letter. A Quarterly Magazine, in the Welsh Language, to be conducted upon tbe principles of the Established Church, is about ta be commenced. The Lord Bishop of St. D , vid's promotes both these works with his wonted activity and regard for the best interests ofthe Principality. MURDER.— Last week, linchael Edwards was committed to Monmouth Gaol, charged on ihe verdict of a Coroner's Inquest, oil suspicion of the wilful murder of her husband, William Edwards, by giving him a quantity of arsenic. The unfortunate deceased kept the Cruss- keys public- house in Pon't- y- pool, and once possessed a very good property, lull his wife was addicted to thinking, anil had formed au ac- quaintance with another man, which, it is supposed, led her to form the horrid resolution of destroying her husband. From the evidence given nn the in- quest, which sat two days, it appears that the ser- vant, who is a relation, was employed lo procure the arsenic from a shop, in the name of some other per- son ; her mistress persuaded the husband to take a basin of milk, into which she had previously put a portion oflhe poison, and she is said to have ad- ministered mote of the arsenic to him afterwards, The Lord Lieutenaut of the County ; 3 times 3— ; from the effects of which he died in a few liou The Secretary, and many Thanks for his Zeal and Attention to'the Interests of the Society— Mr. Childe of Kinlet. W. L. CHI LDE, Esq. returned thanks for the honour they had done bis Father ; and in doing so alluded to the experiments with burnt clay, which, he said, his father had tried for five years, and the Afler the fullest investigation had taken place, the stomach having heen examined by medicnl gentle- men, the Jury gave n verdict of Wilful Murder against the wife, and she was fully committed to take ber trial at the nexl Assizes; tiie servant was also committed, as an accomplice. Tbe wretched woman appeared totally insensible to her awful situ- ut oaill. U13 tatilUl uau Ll ivu w T V I vu*.' j uuu tug j iruiiifi longer lie tried it the better satisfied lie was with it j ation. The prisoners were sent frotn Pont- y- pool, in us a manure; and proof of it mentioned, that on i a chaise, iu the custody of two constables, nnd it i stated that on the road,' baying plied tbe constables and the driver with liquors, they both effected their escape before they reached Monmouth. Intelligence of this having arrived nt Pont- y- pool, several gen- tlemen immediately went in pursuit, by whose vijrihuiee we understand both the women were taken asleep in Trelleek Wood, about four miles from Monmouth. DREADFUL CATASTROPHE! [ From the Chester Chronicle of July 5.] EXPLOSUKE OF A STEAM- ENGINE BOILEK.— About noon on Saturday last, a Steam- Boiler be- longing to Mr. Boult, ' Tobacco Manufacturer, of this city, exploded with terrific violence, spreading desolation and death every where within its mighty reach. We visited the spot a few hours after the explosion, and found a part of the premises com- much regret'tha^ tlie1 lat'eness TtK Sfef ITi " VT^ the as want If room prevents us from giving ! on fire by pieces of ignited fuel tailing upon its roof. The boiler employed in this manufactory was connected with machinery requiring steam of > great expansive force for its movements, and known | by the term of a " HIGH- PRESSURE ENGINE." lt appears that on the Friday evening, the engine was put in full work, and the machinery acted in \ the best possible manner. It was then, we under- stand, determined to make a more decided trial the I following day, preparatory to putting the whole in ! motion on the succeeding Monday. Tbe steam | was speedily raised in a very powerful manner, so much so, that we have heard the boiler was pcr- ! eeived to have a sort of oscillating movement, for a considerable time. At this period, when the steam had attained an expansive force which could not be restrained, and Mr. Boult, and four of his men, were standing close to the machine, the - Sir John Hill- "• J ci iiiuuuit; , aiiu in piw « • » " v. mu. 1. land which lie himself had known his father set at 6s. an acre, he now raised 30 bushels per acre of ; corn ; his father bad also tried the burnt soil against manure, over which it had the advantage. The experiments of Mr. Groves ( a person well known to many of the Agriculturists present) also confirmed these observations. His father was, however, of opinion that it did not suit all sorts of soil.— Part of the Kinlet soil is deep, but on the lighter soils he thinks it does not do so well; and so strong is his opinion on this subject, that in a field, part of which is a strong soil and part a light one, he applies manure to the light part, and burnt clay to the other; but on equally strong soils the burnt clay beats the manure. Should any practical farmer visit Kinlet, he felt sure his father would be happy to explain to them tbe result of his experi- ments. Lord Clive. [ His Lordship returned thanks, and we very well the substance of bis address]. Lord Hill— The Earl of Bridgewater—& c. See. Among the company present at the Show and at Dinner, we noticed W. Ormsby Gore, Esq. ( Presi- dent), W. Wolryche Whitmore, Esq. M. P. ( Vice- President), Right Hon. Lord Hill, Lord Viscount Clive, M. P. Sir John Hill, Bart. W. Charlton, Esq. W. L. Childe, Esq. M. P. Panton Corbett, Esq. M. P. T. Harries, Esq. J. Bather, Esq. Gen. Lethbridgr, P. Charlton, Esq. Col. Clement Hill, Mr. Hill, D. Pugh, Esq. Capt. Andreyvs, Rev. II. Burton, Rev. R. Scott, Rev. J. Corbett, Rev. J! Rocke, Rev. G. Pardoe, Messrs. Cooper, R. Croxon, Ravenshaw, J. Griffiths, Jenkins, Dansey, Pratt, Beddoes, J. Bluck, T. Bluck, Foreman, E. Bowen, R. Dawes, Ormiston, Seol- tock, Waters, Lasbrev, Juckcs, M. E. Jones, Humphreys, Playfair, Broome, Richard White, T. Goodall, R. Blakeway, Prescott, Pinches, Howell, John Edmunds, R. Waters, Browning, Walker, Ratnell, Pardoe, Farmer, Jacks, Meire, Mansell, Price, Hodges, & c. & c. ~ I'A 1RS T( l uT'Tlt > I. IIF. N7. July 15, Welshpool, St, Asaph, Corwen, Fazelcv, Bewdley - 17, Llanidloes— IS, Denbigh, Bromyard, Huntington, Tenbury— 20, Newmarket, Ross. The Earl of Darlington, at his late Rent- Days in this County, has returned 15 per cent, upon tbe year's Rent, due Lady- day, 18' 22, and the same sum was deducted a few years ago, making in the whole 30 per cent. The Kendal Chronicle, says, " Tuesday last, being his half- yearly rent day, Thomas Strickland, Esq. assembled his tenantry at Sizergh, where they sat down to an excellent dinner, and after the cloth was drawn and a few tnnsts bad been drank— Thomas Strickland, Esq. rose and expressed himself lo the following purport:— 1 Gentlemen, il is the first time I have had the pleasure of meeting my tenantry on such an occasion ; and, I do assure you, lam highly gratified in seeing you all around me, and it shnil he always my endeavour lo show every possible in diligence to make you comfortable I am thoroughly convinced you have used every exertion during Ihe depressed state of the times— and from various reports I have read, nnd from tnv own local knowledge, I well know tbat the distress of the agriculturists is great— I have, therefore, given orders to my agent to draw his pen across all ariears due to ine previous to last Christmas ' The heartfelt gratitude of the tenantry, for ibis act of their generous landlord, was expressed in a manner which made the ancient hall re- echo." BLACKBERRIES.-— Tiie value of this common product of our fields, as a solvent, iu cases of Sione aod Gravel, are almost universally known ; but its great and excellent qualities as a diuretic are not. perhaps, so well appreciated. It is stated that, by driukiig the juice of Blackberries twice a- dav, for three weeks, absolute cures have beeu effected in cases of Dropsy. Old Hail, Newport, Shropshire. RS. LEWIS respectfully informs her Friends and the Public, that her SCHOOL will re- open July 22d. JJ DMASTON. MISS DITCHER respectfully in- forms Iter Friends and the Public, that her Boarding SCHOOL for Young Ladies will bu opened again ou the 22d Instant. TERMS. Eighteen Guineas per Annum. Tuder the Age of Ten Years, Sixteen Guineas. Miss D. purposes that her Pupils shall possess every Advantage of Education: and hopes, bv an unremitted Attention to their Morals, Comfort " and Improvement, to merit the Approbation of those Parents who shall entrust their Children ta her Care. Hiqh Ercall School. TWILDING and SON respectfully • inform theirFriends, that their SCHOOL will open again on Monday, the 22d instant. CLARE MO NT. ABAGLEY be^ s Leave to inform • his Friends and the Public, that liis ACA- DEMY, for Boarders arid Day Scholars, will open again ou the 15th Instant. July 9th, 1822. MONTFORD. MESSRS. CART WRIGHT respect- fully acquaint their Friends, that their SCHOOL wiil re- open on Monday, 22d Instant JULY 8th, 1822. "' NEWTOWN BASCHURCH. WJONES most respectfully informs • his Friends, his SCHOOL re- opens again on Mondav next, July 15th. JULY 8th, 1S22. CANN HALL ACADEMY, Bridgnorth, Salop. AT this Establishment, superintended by the Rev. S. BARBER, Young Gentlemen are treated with the utmost Liberality, whilst due Attention is paid to Health, Moral Feeling, and Intellectual improvement. TERMS. Pupils under If) Years of Age 25 Guineas. Pupils above 10 Years of Age . ... 30 Guineas. Parlour Boarders.. 45 Guineas. Washing-, 3 Guineas. Drawing, French, kc on the Masters' Terms. Most respectable Rererences ean be given. 03=* Studies re- commence ( D. V.) July - 23,1822. MARKET HFR/ YXJD. SHREWSnURY. In our Market, on Saturday lasl, the price of Hides was4d per lb— Ca'f Sxins Gd— Tallow 3,1 Wheat 5 3 } 37 01} The Quarter of N: « ley 3 0f_ f 20 2| f eightWinehes- reM 0 orgr 00 0" f ter Bushels, or Oats 4 Glafl 20 2£ J 256 Quarts. CORN EXCHANGE, JULY 8. Our market win very largely snpplied with all grain to- day, but early iu the morning picked samples of Essex H heat sold upon I lie same terms as oil this day se'unight ; but all other descriptions were ex- ceedingly dull, at a reduction of from Is. to2s per Wheat Barley M- iit.: the safety- valve being carelessly overloaded. The men were thrown back with extraordinary violence, all of them dreadfully scalded and bruised, so much so that one of thein, Richard Wildmau, died of his wounds on Monday evening, leaving n wife and five children totally unprovided for. Two others now lie in a dangerous, but we are happy to say not a hopeless state, in our Infirmary. Mr. Bouft was forced with his breast on a grind- stone, and was nearly buried in the ruins caused by the explosion ; aud in this situation a heavy beam fell npon bis back. Indeed, it was next to' a miracle that any of them escaped without instantaneous death. Prompt assistance was had from the neigh- bours, and tbe rubbish being removed, the sufferers were extricated. Mr. Boult was in extreme pain, but throughout his agonising sufferings he was calm and collected, making repeated enquiries ! after the welfare of his men. About eleven o'clock on Tuesday night he was released from bis misery, his family losing in bim a good husband and an indulgent parent— his frieuds a valued associate the public an upright man and a valuable citizen. Mr. Boult was in the 42d year of bis age. His remains will be interred this day in the burial- ground of the Unitarian Chapel. [ We understand tbat Thomas Owen, one of tbe workmen conveyed to the Infirmary, is since dead.] BASTARDY.— The following is the 14th clause of the Vagrant Act, passed on the 21th June, 1822, Flonri Fin and to continue in force until the lst of Sept. 1824, S'" and no longer.- " And whereas women, herein- Oats, Old. before described to be idle and disorderly persons ' rogues and vagabonds, or incorrigible rogues, are often delivered of Bastard Children in Parishes and places to . which they do not belong, whereby the said children become chargeable to the same ; be it therefore enacted, that where any such woman shall be so delivered, the child of which she is sodeliver- 1 shall no* be settled in the place where so born ; but t! e settlement of such woman shall be deemed t e se; I ment of such child, any law to the coutrary notwithstanding.'' abatement. Bailev is Is. per quarter lower than on last Monday, but tine fresh samples obtained Friday's prices. The supply of Oats aud Beans being very considerable, and far exceeding the demand, tlio sales of each were extremely heavy nt a decline of from Is. to2s. per quarter. Peas are also rather lower. Current Price of Grain per Quarter, as under : 30s to 5ts I White Peas 26s to 28s 18s to 2' 2s Benns 24s to SOs 42s to 48s I Oats 24s to 26s Fine Flour 45s to 50s per sack ; Seconds 40s la 45s SM1THFIELD, JULY 8. cTo sink the offal— per stone of Sib J " ' " •' Pork 2s Od fo 3s Lamb 3s Cd to 4s Beef.... 2s Od to 3s" 4d Motion 2s Od to 3s Od Veal... 3s 4d to 4s Od LIVERPOOL CORN EXCHANGE. Wheat 7s. fid. to 9s. 0d . per 701b Barley 3S. I),), to 3s, 6,1. per60! b" s. 0a, s 2s. 7( 1. to 2s. lOd per 45lbs. J> » » 7s. Od. to 7s. 6< l. perSb'qts. Fine Flour 34s. Od to 3Ss 0d. per240lbs BRISTOL CORN EXCHANGE d. s. 0 to 00 0 to 4 3 to 6 6 to 2 ti to 5 0 to 48 0 to 42 to 2 Spring price of Wheat, per sack of 3311 hs oo Foreign Wheal per bush, of 8 gall. 3 English Wheat, ditto 3 Malting Barlev, ditto 2 Malt, ditto....! 4 Fine, per sack of 2c. 2q 5lbs 44 " en 11 ils ditto 28 per 8 gall 1 At Strettou Fair, ou Wednesday last, there was n good supply of Wool ; sales, however, were not very brisk, eons- queiilly a considerable quantity remained until ihe following dav : Fine Wool sold from 17s.. lo 2<' s a feu very prime samples from 21s to man Wool from 12s. 6d. lo 14s At our Sheep and Pig F<, ir yesterday, there was a gon- l supply of Ihe former.— Small fat Sheep were 10 more deuimut tl nn lar^ e oiipn :— Prime fat ones averaged 3d. p r lb l. annn were also in demand i igs sold better than lust Fair. V 4 LOST, On Friday Evening last, in the Neighbourhood of St. Giles's, Salop, AGREY PARROT.— Whoever will bring it to THE PRINTER of this Paper shall receive HALF A GUINEA REWARD. SHREWSBURY, 9th JULY, 1822, A Genteel Country Residence, TO BE ILET, And entered on immediately, with or without 24 Acres of good Land, 4 Convenient HOUSE, in complete Repair, pleasantly situated within 10 Miles of Shrewsbury, aud near that beautiful Seat — HAWK- STONE; consisting of a Kitchen, two Parlours, five Lodging Rooms ; with necessary Offices, 3 large Gardens well planted with Fruit frees, Stable, Gig Home, aud D<> very ; also with a Right of sporting overTliree or Four Hundred A ens For Particulars enquire of Mr. WM. BAKER, Silversmith, Shrewsbury. Valuable BOOKS and PRINTS. TO BE SOl. D BY AUCTION, BY J. WHITE, J JDn Thursday and Friday, the 18th and 19th Days 1 of July, 1822, in the L'ioa Room, Shrewsbury : A VALUABLE COLLECTION of , f\ BOOKS : consisting of near 300 Lots ; amongst which will he found Camden's Britannia, by Gough, extra Calf, 4 Vols.; Du Bosc's Military Campaigns of the Duke of Marlborough and Prince Eugene ; B indy's Roman History, <> Vols, i foi o ; Charletou's Stone- Henge ; Phillips's His- tory of Shrewsbury ; Hume and Smollett's History of England, lti Vols, with Plates ; Cooke's Graphic Illustration of the Thames, 2 Vols.; Soott's ( Walter) Works, illustrated by Westall, Stothard, and Cooke ; Gibbon's Roman' Empire, 12 Vols.; Lord Byron's Works; & c. & c. Also, a valuable COLLECTION of PRINTS and DRAWINGS, framed and glazed; together with a Portfolio of loose Ditto ; the Whole well- deserving the Attention of the Public; Particulars v of which are described in Catalogues, to he had at the Auctioneer's Furniture Warehouse, Wyle Cop, where the Books, ice. may be viewed the Day preceding the Sale. Each Day's Sale to commence at Eleven o Clock, as the Lots are numerous. C^ T^ LLECTED in the ABBEY PA- > RIS'l, Shrewsbury, toward the RELIEF of the DISTRESSED in IRELAND. This Day was published, Price ii. The SECOND EDITION of 4 N ESSAY ontheEMPLOYMENT f\ of the POOR. By R. A. SLANEY, Esq. To which is prefixed, A LETTER to the Author, 011 some Effects of the Poor Laws, by JAMES SCARLETT, Esq. M. P. published by his Permission. Just published, Price ls. 6d. SERMON in Behalf ofthe Suffering POOR of IRELAND, preached in the Parish Church of St. Mary, NEWPORT, on the 30th of June, 1822, by the Rev. WM. SANDFORD, M. A. Curate, and Second- Master of the Free Grammar School. Printed and Sold by II. P. Silvester, Newport: Sold also by EDDOWES, Shrewsbury; Morgan, Stafford ; Smart, Wolverhampton ; Searrott, Shiff- nal; Houlstons, Wellington ; kc. & c. bv auction. ST. ALKMOWD'S SQUARE. BY MR. PERRY, At the Turf Inn, Shrewsbury, on Friday, the 12th of July, 1822, at six o'Clock in the Afternoon ; AMESSUAGE or Dwelling House with the Yard and Appurtenances thereto belonging, situate in SAINT ALKMOND'S SQUARE, in the Town of Shrewsbury, in the Occupation of Ad. j' tant Mortimer. i'or Particulars, apply to Mr. JOHN LOXDALE, Shrewsbury, or Mr. PERRY. MONTGOMERYSHIRE?. IRONMONGERS, CUTLERY, AND NAIL MANUFACTORY. WILLIAM LLOYD DAVIES BEGS to present his most sincere Thanks to his. Friends and the Public ia j general, for the liberal Encouragement he has j received since his Commencement in Business, at i POOL and LLA. NFAIR; and respectfully informs ; them, that he has lately received a new Assortment of Goods, from the most respectable Manufacturers and the best Markets, where he lias been making a Selection, which he is determine I to sell at his usual low Prices, and trusts by diligent Attention to those Orders confided to him, to merit a Con- ! tinuance of their kind Patronage. N. B. Every Article of the best Quality ia the ! Grocery Line. An APPRENTICE wanted ; one who can speak the Welsh Language will be preferred. NOTiCE TO AM ATI- TUBS. OWING to a Clause in the Act of Parliament, tbe AUCTION of PRINTS, DRAWINGS, I* PAINTINGS, by Mr. HULBERT, advertised to be held at the Lion Rooms 011 Friday next, the 12th inst. WILL NOT TAKE PLACE. JULY 9th, 1822. N SALE POSTPONED. IVfOTICE is hereby given, that the SALE of certain MESSUAGES, LANDS, and HEREDITAMENTS, in LLANDRINIO, LLAN- DISILIO, aud HAUGHTON WOOD, in the County of Montgomery, which; according to Advertisement, was to havS taken place at the Punch- Bowl Inn, in Llandrinio, 011 Friday, the 12th Day of Julv inst. for the present is POSTPONED ; and that further Notice will be given of the Time and Place which may be appointed for that Purpose. Dated the 3d JULY, 1822. at Mrs. Richards's Mrs. Hanmer General Phillips Mrs. Panting aud family Rev. W. G. Rowland ( 2d Subs.) Mr. Wm. Jones . Captain Myers Mrs. '' homes MissWarter Mr, Palmer Mrs. Peinberton Sirs. Glover Young Ladies School Miss King Maior Glaze Messrs. William and Richard Taylor fVce Watkis, Esq Mrs. Sheppard Mr. Carline — Mrs. Hodson Miss Rogers's Miss Gittoes ( 2d Subs.) 1 Mr. Hi vcock Miss Prichard Mr. John Evans Mrs. Lawrence Mr. Meabry Mr. Tomkies Miss Brayne's Servants at the Hall Subscriptions under Ten Shillings... £. j. d. 5 0 0 5 0 0 2 10 0 2 n 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 a 1 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 11 6 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 0 16 0 6 18 6 43 9 0 SALOP INFIRMARY. OTICE is hereby given, that a SPECIALGENERAL BOARD of Trustees will be held at this Infirmary on WEDNESDAY, the 31st Dayof JULY, 1822, iit Twelve o'Clock, to ELECT a SURGEON, in the Room of JOSEPH SUTTON, Esq. who has resigned ; and to take into Consideration the Recommendation of the Board of Directors to return the Thanks of the General Board lo Mr. SUTTON', for his long and able Ser- vices devoted to the Benefit of the Institution ; and to appoint him a SURGEON EXTRAORDINARY to this Infirmary. NOTICE is hereby also given, that at the same Time and Place there will be an ELECTION ofa HOUSE SURGEON, in the Room of Sir. BURD, who resigns.— The Attendance of all the Trustees j is requested. Any Person intending to offer himself a Can- 1 didate for the Office of House Surgeon, is desired to send Notice thereof to the Secretary, 011 or ,.,,/„ . • • ,, j ri I before SATURDAY, the 271I1 of JULY, with Testi- FIVE POUNDS; containing, 011 the Ground lloor, I ., , ... ' . n„ » tir. enH,> n « The Entrance HALL and STAIRCASE; DINING » l0'" als of Character and Qualifications. I he ROOM and Breakfast PARLOUR; on the first Floor, DRAWING ROOM, two BED CHAM- BERS, CLOSET, and DRESSING ROOM; on the Attic Floor, three Bed Chambers, Closet and Dressing Room, with Servants' Garret above; the Basement Floor consists of Kitchen, Pantries, Brewhouse, Cellaring, and Offices, with Pump supplying Plenty of Water ; and at the Back of the Premises is a Garden extending to the Wail which encloses St. Chad's Church- Yard, well stocked with Fruit and other Trees. The Premises are held under Lease, Thirty- eight Years of which will he unexpired at Lady- day next, at the low Ground Rent of Two Pounds and Seventeen Shillings per Annum. TO THE TRUSTEES OP THE SALOP INFIRMARY. Jllinsterley Benevolent Society. THE ANNUALTFESTIVAL win be held 011 THURSDAY, the 25th July, at the Angel Inn, Minsterley. MINSTERLEY, JULY 6, 1822. SHROPSHIRE GENERAL Agricultural Society. GENTEEL RESIDENCE, ST. JOHN'S HILL, SHREWSBURY, BY MR. PERRY, ( Bv Direction of Executors), at the Turf Inn, ! Shrewsbury, on Friday, the 12th of July, 1822, , at six o'Clock ill the Afternoon ; ALI. that excellent DWELLING HOUSE, situate 011 SAINT JOHN'S HILL, J Shrewsbury, now in the Occupation of Jonathan llutchiiigs, Esq. under Lease which expires at Ladv- day, 1824, at the annual Rent of FIFTY- Salary is Sixty Pounds per Annum, with Board, Washing, and Lodging. JOHN JONES, Secretary. Shrewsbury, June 29th, 1822. TO THE TRUSTEES OP THE SALOP INFIRMARY. MY LORDS, LADIES & GENTLEMEN, MY Professional Avocations having prevented me from taking those early Measures which were necessary to ensure Success „ > at the ensuing Election of Surgeon to the Infirmary, For further Particulars apply to Messrs. ] and finding it impossible to pay my personal Re. The Sum of £ 17.13s. Od. had been previously Subscribed to the General Fund in the Town. To the Editor of the Salopian Journal. ON AUCTION SALES OF BOOKS AND WORKS OF ART. MADDOCK k BURLEY, or Mr. PERRY, Shrewsbury. DESHIAHL. E MALT- HoUSES, IN FRANKWELL, AND DWELLING HOUSES, IN BARKER- STREET. BY MR. PERRY, At the Turf Inn, Shrewsbury, on Friday, the 12th of July, 1822, at Seven in the Evening, iu Lots, as will then be determined on : ALL those two excellent substantially Brick- built M ALT- HOUSES, each contain- ing a Lead Cistern which wets Forty Bushels, aud every Convenience for quick Operation, including a Pump supplying Plenty of Water, kc. kc. now in the Occupation of Mr. Thomas Davies or his Undertenant. These Premises are in thorough Repair, and excellently situated for carrying on an exten- sive Trade.—( Possession at Michaelmas next.) N. B. If the above are not Sold, they will be Let to the highest Bidder for One Year from Michaelmas next, and the Tenant considered as at. Will. Also, those. TWO substantial Brick- built DWEL- LING HOUSES, situate near the Ship Tavern, 111 BARKER STREET, in the several Occupations of Thomas Roberts nnd Thomas Jones, For further Particulars apply to Mr. PERRY. MY LORDS, LADIES & GENTLEMEN, / ffR. H. li. BURD having given in his Resignation of House- Surgeon to your valuable Institution, I most respectfully offer myself to your Notice as a Candidate to succeed him in that* Situation. . Having served a regular Apprenticeship to the Messrs. SUTTON, Surgeons to your Institution, and during the whole of that Time regularly attended the Practice of the Infirmary ;— having since that Period attended several Courses of Lectures 011 the different Branches of the Profession, namely, Anatomy, Surgery, Practice of Physic, Materia Medica,' Chemistry, See. in the Metropolis, where also for the last Twelve Months I have diligently attended the Practice of St. Bartholomew^ Hospital, and beeu regularly admitted a Member of the Royal College of Surgeons— Testimonials of the Whole of which I have now to produce ; - I trust you will consider my Qualifications for the Duties of the Situation, deserving yonr Confidence aud Appro- bation. Should I be honoured with your Support on the Day of Election, and be so fortunate as to succeed in the Object of my Ambition, that Professional Experience which I have acquired shall be dili- gently exerted, and I pledge myself, by a faithful Discharge of every Duty connected with the general Interest of tlie Institution, to merit the Responsibility with which I shall be entrusted. 1 have the Honour to be, With the greatest Respect, MY LORDS; LADIES SC GENTLEMEN, Your most obedient humble Servant, W. W. WATKINS. Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Shottan, near Shrewsbury, June 22, 1822. ( Sir, I FEEL very unwilling' to trespass on the . Columns of your valuable Paper with any Observations of mine, or wilh any Thing relative to Auction Sales, except in tfie form of an Adveitise- ment. But I am induced to deviate ori this Occasion, in Order the more effectually to make known the Reasons why the Amateurs, Ladies and Gentle- men of Respectability anil Taste in the Town and Conntv of Salop will he deprived of the Advantage of a Public Sale of an interesting Collection of genuine Paintings, Ancient Drawings, and Prints, as advertised to take Place the next Friday, in the Lion Room, hot which Sale has been countermanded by the Proprietor, in Consequence ofa Communica- tion being made to him that he would be liable to Penalties under the Hawkers' Act. This Opinion 3 boldly contested, at the same Time totally declined the Sale, rather than create Uneasiness or involve in Danoer any of the Interests of my Employer. I feel it mv Duty to lay these Circumstances before the Public, an Interest having been excited among the Admirers and Patrons of the Arts in the County, in Consequence of Advertisements, Catalogues, & e. having been published and distributed. I do not j know, Sir, what may be your Opinion, nor the I Opinions of the Legal Expounders of our Acts of Parliament, hut, in my humble Judgment, there ex- ists no Law, which, legally construed, was designed to prevent a Man from removing his Property from the Place of his Residence lo another Town or more eligible Situation, lo be disposed of by Auction, through the Medium of a Hesident Auctioneer, pro- vided the Proprietor himself does not interfere with the Sale. If so, then are the Penalties of the Law incurred every Day ; and it is high Time ils Enact- ments should, iu all Cases, be enforced, or totally abandoned. I do not say this ia Order to encourage the Sale of any Species of Property, calculated in any Degree to " interfere with what is denominated the regular Trade of the Town ; 011 the Couhary, if is not unknown to some, that, within these two Months, I have declined profitable and respectable Sales of Manufactured Goods, because I conceived they would create an Alarm in the Minds of those whose Feelings and Friendship I highly respect. But a Sale of the Works of Art, without injuring any one, must have a Tendency to improve the Taste of the Town, and he highly gratifying to those Individuals w hose Pursuits and Inclinations are of that elevated and enlightened Character. Auction Sales of Books, I am convinced, from mv own Experience and the Experience of others, are eventually an Advantage to resident Booksellers and to the Country. The accidental Purchase of a few Books bv Auction, not ( infrequently creates a Love uf Literature in the enquiring Mind, and a Desire to possess a Variety of Books- which Feeling leads, by natural Consequences, to the Purchase of Books from the regular Bookseller; and thus a single Lot pur- chased cheap at an Auction Sale, becomes Ihe Germ of a future Library, and, probably, of a Public Benefit. Public Sales of Books also contribute to the Morality and Improvement of the Labouring Classes How many have I known whom by Accident led to attend a Sale of Books, have, in Consequence, abandoned their nightly Haunts of Intoxication, and, finding true Amusement and Enjoyment in Reading, have become sober, industrious, and happy. I, therefore, contend, if there be a Law, the Enactments of which are intended to prevent the Removal for Auction Sale of Books or Property connected with Literature and the FineArts, then is that Law opposed to the mental and moral Improvement of Ihe Country, aud cannot too soon he repealed. I say nothing of the Disadvantage of such a Law to Paper Manu- facturers, Printers, &, c. nor the very great Injury sustained by the Revenue in Ihe Loss of D- ilies 011 Paper,. Auctions, 6ic. These Things, I trust, wili meet with due Attention from the enlightened Uepre- sentatives of the Borough of Shrewsbury. To those Gentlemen I shall hereafter appeal. 1 am. Sir, Your most obedient Servant, CHARLES HULBERT. p, S. Since writing the above I have been in- Auctions has u THIS DAY. Two Teams of Horses with their Gears, and two Broad- wheel Road Waggons. ' BY W. SMITH, At Shrewsbury, this present. ' Wednesday ( Fair Day), in the Horse Fair, Abbey Foregate, pre- cisely at Eleven o'Clock in the Morning. " VTNE capital Draught HORSES; ! * 9 Sets of GE ARS ; also an excellent 9- inch Wheel CARRIER'S WAGGON, and a 6- inch Wheel STONE CARRIAGE. GROWING CORN, TO GO OFF IN THE STRAW. BY W. SMITH, At the Grapes Inn, Bicton Heath, near Shrewsbury, 011 Monday, the 22d Day of July, 1822, at Four o'Clock in the Afternoon : rrSHE following FIELDS of CORN, I growing upon a Farm at TIIE ISLE, occu pied by the late Mr. JAMES FRANCE : Lor I. Two- Thirds of 14 Acres, called The Weir Field. LOT II. Two- Thirds of 11 Acres, called The Weir Field. LOT III. Half of 6 Acres, called Chapel Hill. For further Particulars apply to THE AUCTIONEER. CltOSS KEYS 1NX, SHREWSBURY. Household Furniture, Leather Beds, Brew- ing Vessels, Barrels, Stock of Toys, Cutlery, Shop Fixtures, 4' c. DY MR. IJULBERt, On Monday and Tuesday, the 15th and 16th Days of July, 1822, on the Premises, Sign of the CROSS KEYS, High Street, Shrewsbury : rgin e HO US E HOLD F U RNITIJ R E li and other Effects of Mr. JOHN STANTON : con- sisting of 18 Feather Beds, with suitable Bedding, • Bedsteads and Hangings, Dressing Tables and Glasses, Mahogany Chests of Drawers, kc. excel- lent Oak Bureau, capital 8- Days Clock, double- leaf Oak Tables, various round and square Tables, strong Wood- bottom and other Chairs, Kitchen Dresser and Shelves, S- Days Clock, capital new Kitchen Grate and Sway, China, Glass, Earthen- ware, See.; also some valuable Brewing Vessels and Casks, Ale and Spirit Measures. Sale at 10 o'Clock caeh Day, commencing the first Day with the Beds, -& c. On Thursday and Friday following, ( 19TH AND 20TII JULY), The very valuable and well- assorted' STOCK of Toys, Cutlery, some Jewellery, Pistols, Tea Boards, & c. Also the SHOP FIXTURES, Glass Cases, Counters, kc. ; the Whole demanding the Attention of the Trade, Families, and Individuals. Sale to commence at 10 o'Clock each Day. WELLINGTON— SALOP. FRE EHOXiD^ PROPERTY. BY It. POOLE, At Mr. Wchh's, the Bull's Head Inn, Wellington, on Thursday, the 18th Day of July, 1822, at . Six o'Clock in the Afternoon, subject to Conditions to be then produced : ^ LL that MESSUAGE, Tenement, J~\ or - Dwelling House, with Stable, Pigstye, Garden, and other Appurtenances to the same belonging; aiid FOUR small TENEMENTS ad join ng - y with Four Plots of LAND, to be sold in Six Lots, as marked and staked out, and wel> adapted for building on ; pleasantly situate at the 7' op of CHURCH- STREET, adjoining the Turnpike fromWatling Street to Dothill Park, in the severa" Holdings of Elias Edwards, John Hudson, Geoig Harris, William Barrett, George Madeley, an*. Elizabeth Vickers descriptive Par ieulars or which spects to the Trustees, 1 am induced, by the Advice of my Friends, to withdraw myself as a Candidate on the present Occasion. To those numerous Friends and Trustees who have so obliging- ly promised me the Honour of their Support, I beg Leave to return my sincere Thanks. And have the Honour to be, MY LORDS, LADIES k GENTLEMEN, Your obedient humble Servant, D. CRAWFORD, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Shrewsbury, July Sth, 1822. TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE SALOP IN FIRMARY. MY LORDS, LADIES k GENTLEMEN, H. SUTTON, sen. having sonified his Intention of withdrawing his Services as Surgeon from your very valuable Institution ; I am induced to resign my present Situation as Ilouse- Surgeon, and to offer myself to your Con- sideration as a Candidate to succeed him in those important Duties which he has so long, so ably, and so beneficially discharged. The Testimonials which I had the Honour of submitting to your Notice upon my Election in .. the Year 1815) having been then favoured with your Approbation, I am encouraged to hope that a subsequent Attendance at the Hospitals and Pro- fessional Lectures in London,— the Opportunities I have possessed during the Seven Years I have been attached to the Institution,— and my earnest Endeavours as far as lay in my Power in every Instance to promote the Interests of the Charity,— will be considered additional Recommendations to your Favour, and procure me upon the present Occasion a Repetition of that Confidence which placed me in my present Situation. Should my anxious Wishes to become the Object of your Choice, founded on these Pretensions, be crowned with Success. I beg Leave to assure you that a grateful Recollection of your Favour will stimulate me to make the best Return in my Power, by discharging the Duties of this important Office with Zeal and Fidelity. I have the Honour to be, With much Respect, MY LORDS, LADIES k GENTLEMEN, Your most obedient humble Servant, H. E. BURD, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, London. Infirmary, June 22, 1822. TO TIIE TRUSTEES OF THE SALOP INFIRMARY. My LORDS* LADIES SC GENTLEMEN, IX. B. UHD having resigned his Situ- ation as'Honse- Surgeon and Apothecary to the above Institution, I beg Leave most respectfully to offer myself as a Candidate to succeed him. I have now been engaged in the Practice of Medic ne and Surgery nearly twelve Years, in- cluding eight Years under the Superintendance of Messrs. CLEMENT and GRIFFITH, in whose ex- tensive Practice, first as their Apprentice, and afterwards as their Assistant, I had the Advantage of attending the Poor of the United Parishes of Shrewsbury. I have also attended the lectures of Sir ASTLEY COOPER, Mr. 11. CLINE, and Dr. HAIGHTON, upon Anatomy, Physiology, Surgery, aud Midwifery; and I Hatter myself that the Testimonials which I shall have ttie Honour of laying before you will fully meetyour Approbation. Should 1, through the Favour of your Support on the Day of Election, be so fortunate as to obtain the Object of my Ambition, I will endeavour to. discharge the important Duties of llouse- Surgeon and Apothecary with tbe strictest Attention to the best Interests and Welfare of this excellent Insti- tution. I have the Honour to be, MY LORDS, LADIES GENTLEMEN, With great Respect, Y'our obedient hnmble Servant, H. H1GGINS. Shrewsbury, 25/ A June, 1822. TO THE" TRUSTEES OF THE SALOP INFIRMARY. formed that the Law of lias undergone another Parliamentary Revision in no Way favnu able to 111" general Labours of Printers, Artists, 1 i a Person to shew the Premises, and give any speak from mere Hearsay ' reauired. may be had of THE . AUCTIONEER, who will appoint a Person to shew the Premises, and give any further Information required. TO THE TRUSTEES OF THE SALOP INFIRMARY. Shrewsbury, . hine 29th, 1825. MY LORDS, LADIES k GENTLEMEN, rrUIE Office of Surgeon to the Salop M Infirmary being vacant by the Resignation of Mr. SUTTON, I beg to offer myself as his Suc- cessor, and most respectfully solicit the Honour of your Support and Interest on the Day of Election. In order that you may duly appreciate my Quali- ! fications to discharge the important Duties of Hospital Surgeon, it is necessary that I should lay before you a Drier Sketch of my Professional Edu- cation and subsequent Employment; by which you will perceive that I have ka4 opportunities of acquiring Knowledge, and of confirming that Knowledge by Practice and Experience, Which have fallen to the Lot of few. What Use I have made of these Opportunities will appear by the Testimonials I shall have the Honour to submit to your Perusal. Allow ine then to state, that, after serving a regular Apprenticeship to my Father, the late Dr. EVANS, of Ketley, I studied my Profession in all its Branches, under some of the most able Teachers in London, and was admitted a Member of the Royal Co1 lege of Surgeons April 7th, 1809. On returning to Ketley, I was immediately and actively employ- ed in Practice as Surgeon to the Iron Works and Coal Mines, and soon afterwards to the Steeraway Lime and Coal Works also. In these Situations I was repeatedly called upon to attend the most serious Cases, and to perform the most difficult Operations in Surgery fa few of these Cases are already before the Public].* In the Year 1814 I visited the Hospitals of Paris, and am happy in this Opportunity cf acknowledging the polite Attention I received from M. DUBOIS and many other eminent Professional Characters in the French Metropolis, and the very liberal Manner in which they permitted me to witness their Oper- ations, aud communicated their Modes of Practice. On my Return to England, I became a Pupil of the London Infirmary for curing Diseases of the Eye, and attended the other Hospitals. I theu settled in this Town ; and was unanimously elected a Member of the Medical and Chirurgical Society of London. I need scarcely add that I have conti- nued to practise as an Operating and Curative Surgeon up to this Time. Should you think proper to accept of my Services, 1 will exert the utmost of my Ability to support the Credit an ! extend the Utility ofthe Institution. , I am, MY LORDS, LADIES & GENTLEMEN, Your most obedient humble Servant, G. F. D. EVANS, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, and of the Medical and Chirurgical Soc'ety, of London ; Surgeon to the Shropshire Eye and Ear Dispensary; and latte Surgeon to the Ketley Iron Works. * Vide Practical Observations on Cataract and Closed Pupil, and on Amputating the Arm at the Shoulder Joint; illustrated by Cases, & c. Pub- lished January 19,1815. Edinburgh, 6th July, 1822. MY LORDS, LADIES k GENTLEMEN, HAD the Honour, a few Days back, of soliciting, by Letter, your Vote and Interest at the ensuing Election of a House- surgeon to the Salop Infirmary : regretting at the same Time, that Distance, and the Nature of my present Engagements, must effectually preclude the Possi- bility of my personally waiting upon you. Sensible, however, that in the Election to an Office of such vital Importance to the Purposes ofthe Institution, you will be guided by the utmost Impartiality in giving your Vote, I am again induced most respect- hilly to beg your Attention to a brief Statement of those Facts, upon which I trust to found a Claim to. your Support. Not less than Ten Years have elapsed since I first devoted fltt^ afiifttokhe Medical Profession : the first - Four W6rd° spent with Mr. WYKE, Surgeon, of Broseley ythe Three following in the Capacity of House- rupit at the Salop Infirmary; and during the< last_ Thl'ee I have pursued my Studies at the University of Edinburgh, where ( though frcrn its high CeleWlty as a Medical School the Enumeration may appear almost supedluous) I have reaped the Advantages arising from the Instructions of its eminent ' Professors in the following Branches j viz. ANATOMY, SURGERY, PRACTICE OF PHYSIC, THEORY OF MEDICINE, CHEMISTRY & PHARMACY, MATERIA MEDICA, CLINICAL MEDICINE, BOTANY, kc.; also the PRACTICE of an EXTENSIVE HOSPITAL; and, shewing that these valuable Opportunities ha ve not been disregarded, I ahi enabled to state, that I have obtained. a Certificate from the Bean ofthe Faculty of Medicine, stating that the Deg'ree of M. D. will be granted me on the 1st of August ensuing. Provided the Testimonials which I shall be enabled fo lay before you, in Support of the above Statement, influence a sufficient Number of Votes to elect me to the Office, be assured it will be my most earnest Endeavour to discharge the important Duties attached to it with all the Care, Promptitude, and Judgement, Which have so uuiformly charac- terized my Predecessor. 1 have the Honour to be, With the greatest Respect, MY LORDS, LADIES AND GENTLEMEN, Your very obedient Servant, ' JOHN WEBSTER. FI E RE AS I RICH D. W A TK ISS have been accused of defaming the Charac- ters o" MARY WILLIAMS aud MARGARET OWEN, for which I most certainly have not, nor ever had, any Reason. The Defamations are both false und wicked; and, tn prevent Prosecution, I most sincerely beg their Pardon. They who have ap- peared against me in this Matter, have been as well as myself to blame. RID. WATKISS. SHREWSBURY, July 8th, 1822. * Witness, WILLIAM PRICE. AT the ANNUAL MEETING of this Society, held at the Lion Inn, in Shrews- bury, 011 TUESDAY, the 9th Day of July, 1822 ; present— W. ORMSBY COKE, Esq. ( President), VV. U OLRYCHE WHITMORE, Esq. M. P, ( Vice- President), Right Hon. Lord HILL, G. C. B. Lord ViscouiitCLlVK, M. P. Sir JOHN HILL, Bart. W. L. CIIILDE, Esq. M. P. PANTON CORBETT, Esq. M. P. WM. CHARLTON, Esq. T. N. PARKER, Esq. J. BATHER, Esq. and others: the Claims of the several Candidates for Premiums were considered. The following Pre- miums were awarded, and directed to be paid. A Piece of Plate, value TEN GUINEAS, to the Tenant who shall have the best and cleanest Crop of Turnips, within the County ofSalop. of any Sort, in Proportion to the Quantity and Quality of the Land he occupies, for the Year 1821 ; not less than 20 Acres to entitle any Member to shew for this Pre- mium.— Mr. John Menlove, A Piece of Plate, value FIVE GUINEAS, for the best one- year old short- woolled Ram, subject to the annexed Conditions.— Mr. John Edmunds. A Piece of Plate, value FIVE GUINEAS, for the best one- year old long- woolled Ram, under the like Conditions.— A/ r. Thomas Goodall. A Piece of Plate, value FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Pen of three short- woolled Theaves, under the like Conditions.— Mr. John Edmunds. A Piece of Plate, value FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Pen of ihree long- woolled Theaves, under the like Conditions.— Mr. John liavenshaw. A Piece of Plate, value FIVE GUINEAS, for tlie best Pair of two- years old long- horned Heifers, under the like Conditions.— A'o Claimant. A Piece of Plate, value FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Pair of two- years old Durham Heifers, under the like Conditions.— Mr, Richard White. A Piece of Plate, value FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Pair of two- years old Hereford Heifers, under the like Conditions.— Mr. John Ravenshaw. A Piec& of Plate, value FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Pair of two- years old Devon Heifers, under the like Conditions.— Sir John Hill, Bart. A Piece of Plate, value FIVE GUINEAS, for the best long honied 13uil, not exceeding four Years old on the Ist Janiuugi, 1822.— No Claimant. A Piece of IWIE^ value FIVE (^ PNEAS, for the best Durham Bull, of the same Age.— Mr. Richard White. A Piece of Plate, vallie FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Hereford Bull, of the like Age.— Mr. John Cooper. A Piece of Plate, value FitE GUINEAS, for the best Devon Bull, of the like Age.— Not sufficient Merit. A Piece of Plate, value FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Boar.— Mr. John Ravenshaw. A Piece of Plate, value £ 25, or a Purse of £ 25$ to the Tenant, for the best cultivated Farm occupied by any Member of the Society, within the County of Salop. The Farm to be not less than 100 Acres. The Judge or Judges appointed to decide this Pre- mium will be directed to pay particular Attention to ihe System of Cultivation, whose Decision must be formed on the Locality, Nature of the Soil, and all other Circumstances of the Farms of the respective Claimants. The Farms to be inspected, and the Report transmitted to the Secretary, on or before the 1st Day of May, 1822, and the Premium lo be delivered at July Meeting, 1822. The Candidates to give Notice agreeably lo the first Couditiou.— A'o Claimant. To the Day- labourer ( in Husbandry only), resi dent iu the County of Salop, who has maintained himself anil Family, and brought up the greatest Number of legitimate Children, without Relief from the Parish, except during Illness, a Premium of FIVE GUINEAS.— Samuel Birch, of the t'urish of Middle, for having had 10 Children, and brought them up without Parochial Relief. To the second Ditto Ditlo, a Premium of THREE GUINEAS.— Thomas Austin, of the Parish, of Eties- 7ueie% for having had 10 ChitdHn, arid brought them up without Parochial Relief. To ihe third Ditto Ditto, a Premium of Two. GUINBAS.— Francis Weaver, of the Parish of Aston Uolterell, for having had H Children, and brought up 9 icithout Parochial Relief. To the Mau Servant ( in Husbandry only), resident in the County of Salop, who has lived the longest Time as a yearly Servant, iu the same Service, or upon the same Farm, and producing the best Character, a Premium of FOUR GUINEAS.— Edward Francis, of ihe Parish of Stanlon Lacy, for 45 Years' Service with Mr.' Timothy bird. To the second Ditto Ditto, a Premium of THREE GUINEAS.— Rickard Dorricott, of Weslbury, for 29 Years' Service with Mrs. Ann Burd. To the third Ditto Ditto, a Premium of Two GUINEAS.— Owen Owens, ofthe Parish of Wem, for 28 Years' Service with Mr. Thomas Groome. To the Woman Servant ( in Husbandry only), resident in the Couuty of Salop, who has lived fhe longest Time us a yearly Servant in the same Service or upon the same Farm, and producing the best Character, a Premium of FOUR GUINEAS.— Ann Cart- wright, for ' 6\ Years'' Service with Mr. Wright John Jebb, ofthe Parish of Prees. To the second Ditto Ditto, a Premium of THREE GUINEAS.— Catharine tluffa, of the Parish of Mid-, ale, for'lb Years' Service with Mr, Adam Davies. To the third Ditto Ditto, a Premium of Two GUINEAS — Judith Browne, of the Parish of Wem, for 24 Years' Service with Mr. John Groome. To the Shepherd, being a Servant or Labourer to a Member of this Society, who, from not less lhan Oue Hundred Ewes, shall rear withiu this Couuty, till the 31st of May, 1822, the greatest Number of sound healthy Lambs, in Proportion to the Number yeaned, THREE GUINLAS. The Nature of the Breed, Age, and Number of the Ewes which have gone to the Ram, Number and Age of those that yeaned, Proportion lhat have died from the Time of putting to ihe Ram, first and last Day of yeaning, together with the Mode of feeding and other Treatment of the Ewes aud Lambs, to be accurately certified agiee- ably to the underwritten Conditions. — Richd. Kerry, of Ate ham ( Shepherd to Mr. Ravenshaw), for rearing 187 sound and healthy Lambs, Oetween the, of March and the \ lh of May, from 163 Ewes. To the second Ditto Ditto, a Premium of Two! GUINEAS .— No Claimant. To the third Ditto Ditto, a Premium of ONE GUINEA.— No Claimant. To the Day Labourer or Man or Woman Servant ( in Husbandry only), who shall have deposited the largest Sum in any Saving Bank or Banks in this Couuty, between the 1st Day of July, 1821, and the 1st Day of July, 1822. The Money so depo- sited having been saved by the Candidate in Service, and remaining in the Bank or Banks at the Period of the Claim being made, a Premium of THREEGUINEAS. — George Elcocfc, ofthe Parish oj' Morville, for placing in the Saving Bank at Bridgnorth £ 100. between Lv/ of July, 1821 , and 1st of July, 1822.* the same now remaining therein. To the second Ditto Ditto, a Premium of Two GUINEAS.— No Claimant. To the third Ditto Ditto, a Premium of ONE GUINEA.— A7O Claimant. WW ® Mil BETWEEN Shrewsbury, Holyhead, and London. rrUIE Nobility, Gentry, and Trade in. - H . geueral of the Couuty of Salop, are most respectfully informed, that vans are iu Preparation to work between Shrewsbury and London and Holyhead, which will be ready to commence in a few Days, aud of which Particulars will be given in a futHre Paper. The above will run from the Castle and Falcoa Inn, Loudon, and Spencer's Hotel, llolvhead, in Conjunction with Mr. ELLIOTT, Sackviile- Street, Dublin. CROWI. EY & CO. Shrewsbury. SPENCER k CO. Holylieird." BROWN IX WALLINGTON, London.. TO SE LET, KINGS LAND HOUSE, ITH a Coach- House, Stable, and suitable Outbuildings, an Orchard and' Kitchen Garden ( enclosed in an Octagon Wall covered with fine Fruit Trees on each Side) ary! u. Flower Garden tilled with choice Plants fci Flowers. The Situation is within a Quarter of an Hour's Walk of the Centre of the Town of Shrewsbury, yet perfectly retired, and commanding a delightful and extensive Prospect over a rich and highly- cultivated Country.— The House is surrounded hy au ornamental Shrubbery, and stands 011 the South- West Side of the Town," near to the Quarry Walk and the River Severn. The Interior of the House consists of a Drawing Room, Dining Room, and Library ; several good Lodging Rooms, with Dressing Rooms ; Kitchen, Larders, Cellars, Dairy, and ev- ery other Requisite for a Family upon a large or contracted Scale, as may best suit the Wishes ofthe Occupier, who may be accommodated with any Quantity of Grass Land. The Parochial Rates are moderate ; the Markets cheap and convenient ; and the Roads excellent. For further Particulars apply ( if by Letter, Postage- paid) to Mr. PERRY, Shrewsbury, who will deliver Tickets for viewing. nptl E above having been represented on 1 Oath; RICHD. WATKISS, in making that public Acknowledgment as satisfactory to the in. jnred. Parties, must beg, iu Justification to his Clm- ractor and wounded Feelings to say— that lhe elder of llis Accusers'lias for some Time professed himself a dettjripitied Enemy to the accused; and the other having' just completed his Apprenticeship, after suppressing liis Spleen for three Years ( as he makes Oath of), a iielv Hours ere his Departure from this Town, gives » euT to his Malignity, by collcaguing with, ihe former lo overthrow one, whose only Fault, * lie ' believes, has been in rendering him essential Services; ami although R. W. makes a public Acknowledgment of his Sorrow, to save a Prosecution, he. otherwise conbl not avert; he must here most solemnly declare that he lias not tbe smallest Impression on his Memory of the Accusa- tion ; and had be ever, in nn idle Moment, spoken tiie least slightingly of tl e injured Females, whom he believes to be very respectable and virtuous Persons, lie should feel the greatest Sorrow and Repentance Witness, R1C11D. WATXISS. SAML. WILKES. M O N TG O M E R Y S HIIIE. To be Sold by Private Contract. A FREEHOLD MESSUAGE, a. convenient Outbuildings, and about Eleven Ac res ol good Arable, Meadow, and Pasture LAND, within a Ring Fence, adjoining thereto, called TY- YN- Y- RHOS, situate near to the Turnpike Road leading from Llanfair to Welsh Pool ( both food Market Towns), distant from the formerly lile, ond from the latter 5J Miles. The Premises may be viewed, and further Parti- ilars had, by Application to Mr. FRANCIS BOWEN> the Tenant thereof. This Advertisement will not be continued. SHROPSHIRE Auxiliary Bible Sociehj. 4 T the ELEVENTH ANNUAL J%. GENERAL MEETING of the SHROP- SHIRE AUXILIARY BIBLE SOCIETY, held at the COUNTY HALL, in SHREWSBURY, on Wed- nesday, July 3d, 1S22 ; The Rev. Archdeacon CORBETT, the President, ill the Chair ; IT WAS RESOLVED, 1. Ou the Motion of THE PRESIDENT, seconded by the Rev. THOMAS OSWELL, lhat the Report now read be received and printed. 2. On the Motion of WILLIAM CI. UDDE, Esq. seconded by THOMAS HARRIES, Esq. That tha Thanks of this Meeting be given to tbe Rev. 1 Archdeacon CORBETT, tbe President, for his per- severing and successful Exertions to promote the Prosperity and Usefulness of this Institution. 3. On the Motion of ROBERT A. SLANEY, Esq. seconded by the Rev, EOWARO WILLIAMS, That the Thanks of this Meeting be given to the VICE- PRESIDENTS, for their continued Patronage io the Society; and that ROWLAND HILL, Esq. M. P. be added to the List of Vice- Presidents. 4. On the Motion of the Rev. ED'- VARD BATHER, seconded by the Rev. R. N. PEMBERTON, That the Thanks of this Meeting be given to the COMMITTEE for their judicious Services ; and that the foi towing Gentlemen compose the Committee for the ensuing Year, viz. John Craig, Esq. Mr, Thomas Di xon, Mr. Richard France, Mr. William Gittius, Mr. John Howell, jun. Mr. Lewis Jones, Mr. Robert Morris, Richard Phavre, Esq. Jonathan Scott, Esq. Sir. James Wilding, Mr. John B. Williams, And Mr. Pryce Williams. Sweepstalus for July Meeting, 1822. A Sweepstakes of Two GUINEAS each, between Mr. John Rayeushaw and Mr. Timothy Blurk, for tlie best Pair of two- years old Hereford Heifers, to be bred by tbe Person shewing.— Mr. llarenshutc. A Sweepstakes of Two GUINEAS each, between Loid Viscount Clive and Mr John Raveusbuw, for the best Hereford Cow iu Milk, nvhich shall have been in the Possession of the Owner twelve Months prior to tbe July Meeting, 1822, and shall have calved between tbe July Meeting, 1821, ami the July Meeting, 1822.— Mr. Rarenshaw. A Sweepstakes nf Two GUINEAS each, between William Ormsby Gore, F. sq. nnd Mr Richard White, for the best Durham Bull of any Age ( Age to be considered).— Mr. R. White. A Sweepstakes of Two GUINEAS each, between W. Ormsby Gore, Esq. Mr. Richard White, aud Thomas Bi sle, Esq. for Ihe best Durham Cuw in Milch— tY. Ormsby Gate, Esq. W, EGERTQN JEFFREYS, Secretary. 5. On the Motion of the Rev. JOHN MAYOR seconded by the Rev. N. HIOOINS, That the Thanks of th is Meeting be given to the Rev. ROBERT NORGRAVE PEMBERTON, the Treasurer; to JOHN BATHER, Esq. the Rev. JOHN LANOI. EY, and the Rev. THOMAS WEAVER, the Secretaries ; and to Mr. EDWARD TIPTON, the Receiver; for their unremitting Attention to the Duties of their re- spective Offices; and that they be requested to continue the same. 6. Ou the Motion of PANTON CORBETT, Esq. M. P. seconded by W. EOERTON JEFFREYS, Fsq, That the Thanks of this Meeting be given to those Clergymen, Dissenting" Ministers, and 1 riends of the Society, who have made Congregational or other Collections in Aid of its Funds. 7. On the Motion of the Rev. WILLIAM OTTFR, seconded by the Rev. JOSIAH GOODWIN, That the Thanks of this Meeting be presented to those Ladies who have so zealously associa ed and ex- erted themselves, both to encourage and assist their Poor Neighbours to procure Copies of the Holy Scriptures. 8. O11 the Motion of the Rev. JOHN WILDE, seconded by the Rev. JOHN LANGLEY, That the Thanks of this Meeting be given to the BRANCH SOCIETIES of MADELEY, WELLINGTON, NEWPORT, and BRIDGNORTH, and to the respective BIBLE ASSOCIATIONS, for their persevering Co- operation in furthering the Designs and increasing the Resources of this Institution. TIIF. PRESIDENT took the chair at 12 o'clock-; and having opened the business of Ihe day, the Report was read by the Rev. JOHN LANGLEV. [ The Report stated the formation, since the last Anniversary, ofa Branch Society at BRIDGNORTH under the patronage of T. Wliitinore, Esq, and W. Wolryche Whitmore, Esq. ass: sted by the Rev. R Cox,;, and it related llie most gratifying facts as to tiie. tjeal and; eil'ectof the several Ladies' Associations, i. it.. disttiihnti, ng. the Scriptures. It also announced t[ iat Bibles had been distributed to the masiers of tlie Vessels navigating the Severn, for Ihe use of the persons on board of those vessels, of whirI, from 80 to 100 regularly ply 011 the Severn between Shrewsbury and Gloucester. During the last year the Treasurer remitted £ 085 to tbe Parent Society, exclusive of upwards of £ 200 remitted for Bibles and Testaments. In the same period, tlieSocie. lv had issued 3212 Bibles and Testaments, making a toial of 20,058 distributed by it since its formation.— The Report stated that in America there are now nearly 300 Auxiliary Bible Societies, in Russia about 250, iu France 52, in the British dominions more tlian 720, and they weie rapidly increasing throughout oilier kingdoms of Europe, whose example will certainly he imitated by other quarters of the globe. The Report was alto- gether very satisfactory, and was evidently heard with much approbation J The Rev. Archdeacon COUBETT, after con< ra- tulating the meeting on the glad tidings contained in the Report, observed, " our gratitude for blessing enjoyed should he in proportion to the length of that enjoyment, but it more frequently happens that fir. t impressions are most vivid, mul'though familiarity may not breed contempt, it has a tendency to lessen those feelings of interest or delight which were once predominant in tbe mind: au exception, how. ever, to this usual course of sensation may be point, ed out in the instance of Bible reading ; for 1 believe whoever studies Ihe Scriptures with devout attention will find more light and life and satisfaction upon crease of op- every subsequent perusal. And if 1 petite by what it teeds on' belonwj ntfs to tiie appro- priate use of the Sacred Volume itself, should notour affection for that Society, by which tbis wholesome food is so plentifully provided, increase in an equal degree ! anil I am happy to see so extruded a proof of undiminished attachment, in Ihe numbeis 1 have again the honour to meet in this place ; and 1 kiwnv tbat we have the good wishes and the regrets of many, who, through ill health, or other important avocations, are prevented from giving us their as- sistance. Slill we must not lie surprised, if the aoxietr Of some of the etiily friends of the Bible Society, [ toiljt OV'!: H J A [ CONTINUED FROM THIRD BAG ET] has become absorbed in iis unparalleled success. We musi not be surprised, if" some of those who sat hv its cradle with parental concern— if some of those who hailed the dawn of this auspicious day, or hasted to the brightness of its rising, should he so dazzled with the splendour of its meridian exaltation, as to be insensible that we have not 1 already attained, neither are already perfect.' We are also told by St. Paul, that ' he'who ihinketh he slandeth, should take heed lest he fall,' aud the great exertions that have been made for Ihe circulation of God's Word, have ascertained no oue point more clearly, than the room and the need of still further exertion : let it not therefore he said, that we can safely dis- pense with any one of those few and simple means, by which, under God's Providence, so great a pro- gress has been achieved. I believe, indeed, it has beeu said, that the subject is ROW M> well known, ond so fully acted on, that the necessity of attending to these Annual Meetings may be doubted. This doubt, however, has been brought to the test of ex- perience. And what is the result ? Why, in those Districts where the Annual Meeting has been dis- continued the cause has declined : in those, districts where the Annual Meeting has been properly sustained, the same good cause has increased. This then, supersedes all argument on the subject. Still however, I cannot but observe, though no one is less fond of Public Meetings than myself, that whilst a Public Meeting shall be looked upou as the legitimate concomitant of any public measure, then those of the Bible Society may lay full claim to indulgence. In all exclusive Societies, wherever there is a local or personal, restriction, communica- tion among the Members is comparatively easy ; but where a Society, embraces,_ to- use the words of our Litany; 4 all sorts and conditions of men, 7 the mode of communication should be proportionally ample. Let it be considered also, that the principle upon which we associate, the inviolable bond of our union, is oue of peace and forbearance. There is nothing iii these Meetings to irritate the mind— nothing to excite it beyond the words of soberness arid truth. I believe, it has been further said, that there may be somewhat in what is called the. necessary machinery i. f these Meetings revolting to a delicate mind. Now 1 do not feci myself called upon to eulogise this machinery, nor even to defend it, further than by stating, that if we err therein, we err in common with almost every other Public Meeting whatsoever; and it does not strike me, that a dry vote of thanks is more objectionable, than one that is accompanied with exhilarating beverage. I have seen it strongly stated in some printed Sermon, how delightful human converse would be, if we were assured of the good will of all we met! Now 3 do believe, lhat in these Meetings we approximate, in uo small degree, to this desirable and desired estate. I know of no as- semblies where the Apostolic injunction, 4 Dc ve all of one mind, 7 is more nearly fulfilled. In addition then to the use of these Meetings, I would ask, if it is not soothing and consolatory to mingle in deliber- ations from which every hostile feeling is excluded ; • where we are removed, as much as possible, from the enticing words of man's wisdom, whilst we seek to promote that, which eometh from God only. 44 A want of Bibles, beyond what the liberality of other valuable and approved Societies could supply, led to the plan of the British and Foreign Bible Soc'ety ; and we see, in the extension of lhat plan, how information is graciously vouchsafed to perseverance in well- doing. The plan of the British and Foreign Bible Society was so cordially received, and so promptly acted upon, that it must have been thought that the complaint in which it originated would he immediately remedied. But this Society soon felt liie want of' Auxiliary Societies : these again were readily supplied • and they in their turn were aided by Branch Societies. When, then, we had a Parent Society in the Metropolis of our Empire,., Auxiliary Societies in most of our principal towns, and Branch Societies in smaller places, it must be supposed that assurance was made doubly sure. But this was not the case. It was not till Bible Associations were formed lhat our domestic wants of the Scriptures were at all understood, or any adequate measures taken for the supply of those wants. To bring this nearer to us, iet us take a retrospective view of the town WH are now in. I think I could trace, in venerable succession, Members of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, among its Clergy and Laity, for above a century past, and no doubt great good bas been done by the Bibles and other Religious Tracts that were hence brought into circulation. To this let us add the increased activity of late years of that useful and much- respected Society. Let us consider further that this town has been the seat of a flourishing Auxiliary Society for between ten and eleven years, yet it was not till the institution of that Bible Association of which we bave had so gratifying an account in the Report of this day, that the deficiency of Bibles among out- poorer brethren was nt all correctly known or suffi- ciently attended to. I do not state this as reflecting upon any former age or upon any later ministration. I know Well that the great object of the Protestant profession has all along been that 4 the Word of God should have free course and be glorified;' but I state it as showing that, humanly speaking, no plan less comprehensive than that of the Bible Society, with all its ramifications, was at all compe- tent to illustrate effectually this great principle of the Reformation; and why a plan so simple, so practical, and so obvious, when discovered, should not have been discovered sooner, can only he referred to the good pleasure of that Almighty Being who puts into our minds good desires, and brings tlie same to good effect. But that the sentiment is multiplied or extended, rather than changed, we gather from this, that interesting as the accounts we now receive are of the avidity with which the Bibb- is sought after in some instances, and the comfort, it confers in others, instances equally affecting, though not equally numerous, may be extracted from older records. I will mention one on the authority of a writer ill whose family piety and benevolence may be looked upon as hereditary,— I mean the late Mr. Gil- ( pin, of Boldre ; who, in his book on Forest Scenery, mentions a poor woman in these words:— 44 Her age was oppressed with infirmity, sickness, and various afflictions in her family. In these distresses her Bible was her great comfort. 1 visited her fre- quently in her last illness, and found her very intelligent in Scripture, and well versed in all the Gospel topics of consolation. For many years she every day read a portiou of her Bible— seldom any other book — Just knew, and knew no more, her Bible true, And in that Charter read, with sparkling eyes, Her title to a treasure in the skies." The same good cause, with the same happy conse- quences, under more affluent circumstances, may be traced in the life of Wm. Baker, published by the same author; and these instances, together with many others that may be produced, shew, that it is not in recent proof only that the Bible is the best companion for rich and poor, the safest cordial both in sickness and in health. If, indeed, any one thinks it would he belter for mankind that God's word should not have ' free course,' he may con- sistently deplore the Bible Society. But whoever looks upon our welfare as connected with a know- ledge of the Scriptures; whoever considers how much happiness he has lost in the course of his own life, and what inconveniences he has experienced by not having followed more, implicitly the rules of the • Gospel: whoever looks upon Revealed Religion as the main pillar of the British Constitution, the Statute- Book of Christians, and the Charter of man's Salvation, he must rejoice, whether he is identified with this Society or not, that additional copies of that Book which cannot err, to the amount of between three and four millions, have been thus given to tbe study of mankind." On rising to move the Thanks of the Meeting to the Vice- Presidents, R. A. SLANEY, Esq. spoke as follows : " SIR,— In proposing* the resolution put into my hand, 1 feel it will be unnecessary to make many remarks; but shall submit to this numerous assem- bly a few observations respecting objects connected with this Society. A mighty, an unseen, and almost unnoticed revolution is daily and hourly taking- place around us, a revolution, perhaps, more im- portant in its effects, more extensive iu its reach, than any mentioned in the page of History : — I mean, that great change in the manners, the habits, and conduct of the poorer classes, which is likely to arise from the universal spread of educa- tion, by which every man. of every class learns to read and write aud calculate. Some have thought that this would be productive of ^ reatevil, whilst others bave hailed it as a source ot many blessings. I have always held to tbe latter opinion, and have founded my hopes on tbe examples of Scotland, Holland, and Switzerland. But. then, Sir, in the onward inarch of civilization, I have always pic- tured to myself the educated man, advancing with the Bible in his right band,—- to check his pre sumption— to elevate his hopes— to guide his steps and enlighten his path. The first, the last., the OXLY object of this Society, is to place that Bible in the hands of every tin ma a b£ rng\ " Were I called upon for a practical example, ( ot a clear conse- quence, for some direct benefit arising from the spread, of tbe Scriptures among- us, 1 should point out those numerous Associations, those benevolent Institutions, those extensive Charities, which adorn this Religious Country ; which have for their ob- ject to clothe the naked, to feed the hungry, to visit in misfortune the widow and the fatherless. Universal, for the exercise of those peculiarly chris- and barren, succeeded Aposlolic days; and though tian virtues, for the study and acquirement of those I there were institutions ofa kindred nature to this, peculiarly christian habits, which can be learnt no- —> -•- - J where but from the Bible only, which can be built upon no basis but the Truth. The call is to all sorts and conditions of men for something more than a mere retrenchment of indulgences; it is for a manly and devout submission to considerable privations; prior, indeed, in existence and operation, and deservedly patronised by the good and great— let it be remembered, it was not till the 4th year in the 39th. century that this plant descended from the heavenly Paradise to take root in our highly favoured land. And though at first it appeared but small and Now, within these few weeks, the unbought muni- ficence, the noble and christian liberality of this land, was seen, in stretching across the seas the arm of assistance to redeem the suffering Irish from what was worse than the bitterness of death — from beholding their wives and children unaided, by slow degrees perishing around them. ( i I have sometimes ventured to direct the atten- tion of this meeting to distant events which have reference to the objects we are in pursuit of. There is oue Country ia Europe, where the ill- fated rem- nant of an illustrious race are contending with their infidel masters for tlieir freedom, their faith — almost their existence. Should they succeed, they will not merely redeem a land glorious by the recollections it inspires— sacred by the remem- brances it recalls— but they will give to this Society the power of sending the Scriptures, in the original dialect in which much of them were written, to Ephesus and to Corinth, and those other places to which thc eloquent Apostle of the Gentiles addressed his Epistles. If they Succeed, they will do more ; this may be the first reflux or that tide of bigotry aud superstition, which for nearly twelve, centuries has overflowed the richest portions of the earth, has deluged the regions of • the rising sun, and bas leagued the nations of tbe South and East against the civilization and ihe Faith of Europe. That dark and desolating creed, • which is written in the blood of a thousand pro- vinces, which has trodden down the proud cities of the world, and laid the people prostrate, may uow be about to give way before us; — that creed professed by one hundred and sixty millions of Mahometans, which teaches that the fairest, part of the creation were formed but as subjects for their lords' caprice— but as playthings for their tyrants' lust! which goes farther, and, with prospective malice, denies them that hope hereafter, which they bad so well deserved by their sufferings here ! Sir, amid the powerful incentives, the glorious inducements, the extensive motives, which our Sacred Volume holds out to induce men to act well in this life, 1 know of no expectation more forcible and universal, than the idea that in another, a better, and a happier world, we shall meet the mothers of our childhood, the sisters of our youth, the wives of our bosom, the affectionate daughters whose kindness has soothed the declining patli of life. . The friendships of the SONS of nrni are, often, leagues of interest— contracts of convenience — begun amid party violence,,- and cemented iu profusion and ^ temperance : th'djpiiltless attach- ments which form with the gentler sex, are of another, a holier, and a better spirit. May we not hope, then, to rejoin them hereafter, freed from low desire, pure from earthly stain, radiant with celestial light— the dear, immortal, companions of our ever- onward way ? Such hopes, such motives, the Moslem conquerors reject with disdain and derision. May we not look forward, then, with joy to the time, when we ( the humble instruments of the Almighty's bounty) maybe enabled to send the Word of his goodness to the dwellers in Egypt and Mesopotamia, in Phrygia and Pamphylia, in Pontus and Asia. It may be, that in thc busy scenes, the idle pursuits, the dusty paths of life, we may occasionally meet with obloquy or ridicule for belonging to this Society : let us bear tl; ridicule with composure— let us bold fast to the tree of life— let us go onward in the straight path, nor desert thc God who made us, though some men may smile at pur folly, or sneer at a Bible Meeting1. IN the resolution I have to move, I perceive name well- known to all of us. For that respected Gentleman, who is now but entering his career of public life, I cannot express a better wish than that lie may shed lustre on his excellent Family, and be loved and venerated as they have been ! I move that the thanks of this meeting be given to the Vice- Presidents for their continued patronage, and that ROWLAND HILL, Esq. M. P. be added to their number." The Rev. EDWARD BATHER said— Ma. PRESIDENT— I am desired to move that the thanks of this meeting be given to our Committee, for their diligent and judicious labours during the year past, aud that the Gentlemen whose names I shall read to you may be a Committee for the year ensuing. Sir, it would he mere waste of time were I to say anv thing by way nf urging the propriety of such a voie as this.— The Report of" our Committee has been read and accepted, and that will best tell what Ihey have done, and consequently what are our obligations to them. But if a new Committee is also to be appointed, this, it is evident, implies a pledge on our parts, that we will persevere iu the work which occupies us;— and here I will ask permission to fcViy a few words. The volume, Sir, which we distribute is nn uni- versal medicine: its leaves are for the healing of the nations, be the plague by which they are afflicted what it may: and it is, besides, an Universal Direc tory, that the Man of God may be perfected, that the eyes of the blind may be opened, that the meek may be guided in judgment, whatever be the diffi- culty, Ihe danger, or the distress.— But hence, Sir, it comes to pass, and il ever must come to pass, that if there be any peculiarity— no matter whether of a fearful or of a hopeful nature,— but if there be any thing peculiarly noticeable in tbe aspect or character of the times which are passing over us, from that peculiarity may be drawn an argument, and a sound one, in favour of our ever valuable, ever necessary, ever suitable Institution. It will be granted me, 1 have little doubt, in this Assembly, that the prayer of our National Church is not less wise than pious in which we beseech Almighty God to " deliver us, in all time of our tribulation, and in all time of our wealth." But if it be so, surely that is no ill- digested scheme of charity, but a work accordant, as our works ever ought to be, with the .. principles, recognized in our petitions, which sends abroad into every corner of the country that powerful and hal- lowed instrument which, by God's blessing, is to effect our deliverance in both those seasons, and under all the varieties of peril or perplexity which they include. But such an Institution the Bible Society most surely is. For whether it pleases God that the sword should go through the laud, or whether lie sees good to concede to us the blessing of peace— whether we be minished and brought low, or whether all that we have be multiplied — whether there be discord and disaffection in the realm, disloyalty and treason, blasphemy and infi- delity, or whether all be calm, and security and prosperity, and success and triumph— be the state of things what it may, still, because it is what it is, therefore, and for that very reason, do we need the Bible ; and, by reference to that state of things, it may be shewn that we can by no possibility be I uphelA without the Bible. For which of these con- ditions hath not its snares, from which mere human prudence can never extricate us: or what condition is it possible to imagine devoid of dangers insur- mountable, save only as we are taught of God. And now, Sir, do the present times furnish any | exception to this general admission? Are they not rather strikingly illustrative of its truth and justice " Do they not suggest, as I said, a cogent argument for perseverance in an enterprize, and obtest and beseech of us the more we examine them, to circulate the Scriptures? The present is surely a season of difficulty and of disappointment, of great, and ge- neral, and long- continued and still- increasing pres- sure. Or if the sagacious few will choose to say that nothing has occurred which their long- sightedness had not anticipated, the general mass will hardly say so, and all will acknowledge the distress. Now, how to do away our grievances has baffled the best wisdom in the land But how the burden maybe borne, how to improve it to our final benefit, how we may edifv by it, and how we must conduct our- selves under the endurance of it— these are questions which as they are of far greater importance than the former, so, in God's mercy, do tbey admit ofa far easier solution. For let the meanest and the weakest of us all only give himself to a diligent and humble perusal of that all- informing Volume which it is the province and tbe privilege of our Society fo circu- late, aud thence, through the grace of Ilim who indited that Volume, he shall deduce all the know- ledge, yea, and derive all the strength, which he can need for these momentous purposes : but, at the same time, let me tell the greatest and the wisest he can attain to this knowledge and this strength no. other- wise. Sir, the. distresses which afflict us now are not like the storm of battle which has passed over us, bursting indeed here and there in fury, but heard by the most in distant safety; but every body feels them, aud one and all stand in need of succour. Shall we tumour backs, then, upon the Fountain of Consolation? Shall we shut our eyes against the day- spring from on high ? Sir, if we do, we perish. The call, depend upon it, is as imperative as it is it is for no stinted measure of the unpopular but tender, and was by some regarded of doubtful most fruit- bearing grace of self- denial. It is for a | genus, — it soon proved that, under the influence of general descent— a descent, however, most distasteful I the Sun of Righteousness, British hearts formed a to human pride and vanity, from our wonted way of living to a lower. And, above all, whilst these changes are in process, the call is to all classes and all orders to 44 look every man to the things of others," and to 44 bear one another's burdens." We want, 1 suppose, no aggravation of our dis- tresses. Be it supposed, however, that, entangled with our difficulties, and 44 troubled about many tilings" of this life, we do, as man too often has madly done, forget our God and close our Bibles. Be it supposed that their consolatory- doctrines and healing admonitions be obliterated from our memo- ries, that we take less and less care to act upon them, and become less and less concerned to recognize them, and, consequently, that the tone of moral and reli- gious sentiment which of late has beeu ascending in the country should suddenly be deteriorated and decay. What, Sir, will be our condition then ? Let soil congenial with its nature; and in this 19th year of its growth we not only have to rejoice that the Rose, the Thistle, the Shamrock, and the Leek have entwined around its goodly trunk, but that our colonies, and nations in different and remote parts of the world, hail with joy its luxuriance, and con- tribute to its support. Nor can I fail, Sir, to regard this as one of the happiest of my days, because of the evidence which it affords of { he strength, extent, beauty, and utility of that branch of this goodly tree which bangs over Salop ; or cease to pray that every village ami cottage in the county may pluck of its delicious fruit, and become happy under its shade. For though the Bible Society was not first in order of time, all must agree that it is second to no Society in importance. Disdaining to make proselytistn its aim, it circulates the Word of God alone. Liberal in its constitution, it invites the co- operation of all t? onal member* of the Clerical Body would assemble work, or. eagerly becoming the recipients of its under the banners of the Society— a Society that! blessings. It has triumphed over that confusion of coveted their scrutiny and merited their alliance. The Rev. JOHN WILDF. rose to move the thanks of the meeting to the Branch Societies, See. | and observed ' ' " tongues which in the first place confounded the impious builders of Babel— is now a serious evil in the intercourse of one nation with another— and In doing this, Sir, I am persuaded i ? nceappeared such an obstacle to the spread mat l cannot add anv thing to that reputation which Umne 1 rulh as ,0 require the power of anothef thev have already gained by their zeal and active Pentecost to remove it. However, without any ( p- operation with the Parent Society. Other and jm » " » cnloug aid, the Bible Society has already made abler advocates they might have bad. but none who ! at , east hundred and thirty- two different lan- more appreciate their beneficial services— this their SW^ 0' dialects Ms own! In India we see that work and labour of love. They are the channels by which have been conveyed the waters of life, and which in many instances have converted the wilder- ness of ignorance and sin into the fruitful field of knowledge and piety. It is to them we owe it, in part, that the righteous acts of the Lord are re- hearsed in the villages of our Israel.— I feel, Sir, that I am trespassing upon your time and unneces- sarily protracting the attendance of this Meeting, but I cannot refrain from one more observation. veil which concealed the light of Revelation from so many millions almost torn to shreds by the perse- vering labours ofa small band, who grasp language after language, and dialect after dialect, and'make them speak 4 the wonderful works of God.' But in China one of the most difficult, yet one of the most important, tasks has been accomplished, so that there, by a single translation, tlie Bible can proclaim life and salvation to one- fourth of the whole human race ! There, though silently, is the heavenly light the pressure hut increase a little further, and we ; who love our Lord Jesus Christ; it aims at over- shall resemble the mutinous crew of a shipwrecked ' : ~ " — 1 1* L ~* r' 1 " ' ** ' vessel. All will be selfishness and rapine. ~ . Every oiie will seek his own and none another's wealth. There will be neither bond nor brotherhood ; neither 44 fear of God nor regard for man." We shall be- neither comforted under chastisements, nor humbled, nor softened, nor edified by means of them. But put the case the other way. " Let the Word of God have free course and be glorified." Let it be supposed that it is more studied and more recog- nized ; that we clasp it to our bosoms as tbe friend sent us for this adversity; that we hold it up one to another as the common guide and directory of us all. VVe shall " hear the Rod then, I think, and who hath appointed it." Selfishness and exaction will give place to sympathy and mutual consideration. Every man will admit that there is a burden, and turning no kingdom but that ofthe Prince of Dark- ness ; it advocates no doctrines but such as are connected with the best interests of man. In short, its object is to display to all nations the healing power of Divine love, in the removal of every hostile passion and sinful feeling from the breast, and finally saving the soul!— I wiil not occupy your time in attempting to recount the names of those illustrious persons w ho have contributed to the success of this Society ; but as your Report has justly commended the exertions of the Ladies' associated with you in this hest of causes, I will, without presuming to eulogise, mention the pleasure which I feel in seeing female virtue, sensibility, intellect, and influence brought to hear in the object before you. For if that modesty, which is their chief ornament, would The original constitution of this Society had aiven ! Procefding on its course, and we may anticipate The i. . t - i . c r .1 . ! limp when it shitll bnr- st fnrlK in i to „ 1 offence to many, but I am happy now to find that j these objections have in part been removed, and their opposition more directed to some possible evil which may be grafted upon it. Now, Sir, in my mind there is as little to dread on this ground as on the other; for this Society contains within itself such a balance of power as must for ever prevent it from yielding itself either to the suggestions of the fanatic or the miscalled liberality of ihe latitndinarian. While then, Sir, it keeps steadily in view the one simple purpose of its institution, it will be preserved in its regular orbit by the very force of those conflicting elements, unmoved alike by the well- intentioned— the imprudent zeal of its friends, or the secret or more open attacks of its undisguised opponents." , - , lead them fo abstain from any thing like ostentatious perhaps a heavy oue, which cbristianly and manfully j display, and, like the Night- blowing Ceres, unveil he must bear himself, but every man will be able, at j their excellence in the shade; there are duties so . r— w i '* *-: ii ... r suitable to their habits and feelings, that the in- the same time, to look with a kindly confidence for something from his neighbour. One class, as in duty bound, will enlarge their concessions to the utmost, and another class, as no less in duty bound, will to the utmost restrict their expectations. We shall share cheerfully, as brothers ought, both in bad and good, and then we shall be left free fo 44 magnify God's name together;" and thenceforth" shall our light'rise in obscurity, and our darkness shall be as the noon- day; for we shall call and the Lord shall answer." He shall cause all tilings that are to work together for our good ; and if he answers farther by giving us what we call better times, th* » y will prove better indeed tons, for we shall have better learnt how to use them, and shall approve ourselves more faithful 14 stewards of the manifold grace of God." Now, Sir, if the Bible by God's blessing can do this, the Bible Society by the same blessing can do something towards it. Let no man, then, be weary of the work. The revenues of every one of us may be reduced, but 44 the barrel of meal shall not waste away, nor the cruse of oil absolutely fail, till the day when the Lord shall send rain upon the earth." We cannot afford now fo lose a single man, there is too much at stake. Nor can one of us, if he will consider the case aright, afford to withdraw himself. This is not one of the doubtful speculations of the day Here we are upon sure grounds, this is the expenditure which cannot fail to yield us a full return. And now, allow me, Sir, to tender you one word of congratulation. The barrel of meal is not wasted, nor the < ruse of oil yet. drawn dry. The silver and the gold are God's, and he directs them still into the channels of this Institution. Sir, I would by no means estimate the religion of the country merely by its public exertions. But that works like that in which we are engaged should have augmentation of their funds at such a season as the present, surely it is matter of christian joy. Surely it is a favourable, and it may be hoped not a delusive symptom, if, as has been stated, the gifts cast into God's treasury by our opulence, be now exceeded by the offerings of our self- denial. Glory be to God iu the highest ! May he still go on to do us good! If lie enabled us, when we monopolized the commerce of the world, to make to ourselves friends of the unrighteous mammon, may he enable us to shew that we have room left in our hearts, for those who walk in darkness in the desolate places of the earth, even now that he has laid his hand upon our abundance I And now, Sir,, we owe something to his instruments. I should not state their labours as prodigious; but they have been such as the case required and admitted— steady, and effectual, and cordial, and freely rendered.—[ Mr. BATHER con- cluded by moving ihe vote of thanks to the Com- mittee, &. C.] The Thanks of tbe Meeting having been given to the Committee, Mr. J. BICKERTON WILLIAMS said— ( l Were I to consult my feelings, Sir, I should, on this occasion, maintain silence. But, indulging a lively'interest in the great object before us, and, cheered by the distinguished ardour and eloquence of its advocates, I cannot satisfy myself to sit down with mere attention to the gratifying resolution just confirmed, nor without expressing, in the name of the Committee, whose representative I have the honour to be, the high sense entertained of public approbation. ' : " Atfy instrumentality, Sir, in the circulation of the Bible, however limited, confers an inexpressible honour. This is increased by exertion, and success. Your Committee have been sensible that to obtain the one, the other must be unceasing'; and I can- not withhold congratulation that both, in their degree, have? during the year past, been attempted. The result, indeed, is manifest in the Report— a Report of peculiar excellence— and which gives prominence to the delightful fact, that the Shrop- shire Auxiliary Bible Society is extending its range, and its* utility. Nor will thc energies of this invaluable institution relax so long* as an individual is to be found destitute of the Holy Scriptures. Conviction of the value of the Word of Life produces a benevolence unrestricted by neighbourhood, and unsubdued by indifference— and this again derives support from a truth which can never be in prospect without imparting* ani- mation; and inspiring zeal. The Earl of Rochester uttered it with affecting solemnity— and, on this subject, ' Truth from liis lips prevails with double sway:' That celebrated Nobleman, the visions of Eternity passing before him, laid his hand upon the Bible, and affirmed bis conviction that— all the objections ever made to it have arisen from a corrupt life, or a more corrupt heart. " To implant LOVE to this best of books, by promoting its universal circulation, is the effort of our Society. Much has been accomplished. Co- operation is its leading feature, and time will deepen the impression that harmony and prosperity are inseparable— that ritual differences, instead of justifying* estrangement or hostility, may form an enduring basis, favourable to the activities of enlightened philanthropy. u Indeed this is no longer hypothesis. It has been demonstrated by events— events proving* that in Ecclesiastical as in Civil concerns, union is no less efficient, than, in a good cause, it is lovely. As, when the Great Charter was to be obtained, tlie Barons of former ages, retaining their territory and their power, merged all feodal distinctions and rival feelings in the magnitude of their design, so Christians, overlooking the minor considerations of party and of sect, have, in the Bible Society, formed a fraternity, in many respects similar, but much more sacred, and for a purpose infinitely more noble. The consequences will, assuredly, equal the most sanguine expectation, and the in- spired Volume— already well styled the Christian's Charter— will, by persevering energy, be secured to every order of men. In that day shall the deaf hear the tvords of the Book, and the eyes of the blind shall see out of obscurity, and out of dark- ness: they also that erred in spirit shall come to understanding." The Rev. JOHN MAYOR having proposed the vote of Thanks to the Treasurer, & c. tbe Rev. N. IIIGGINS rose, and observed— * t When the beloved disciple, wrapped in heavenly vision, saw the New Jerusalem, 4 in the midst of the street of it, and on either side of the river was there the free of life, which hare twelve manner of fruits, and yielded its fruit every month, and the leaves of the tree were for the healing of the nations'— luxu- riant in growth, perpetually fruitful, various in produce, and morally medicinal in the qualities of its leaves. And, if there is any thing in the pre- eminent zeal of this age, so fruitful in schemes of benevolence and piety, which we are warranted to interpret as the fulfilment of that prophetic imagery which I have quoted, I think it is 4 The British and Foreign Bible Society.' For, in the mysterious dispensations of Providence, oges long, cheerless, ferests of this Society could not be promoted without their aid. And I have only to glance at the state of female society in India, not to mention our own and other countries, to prove the necessity of such exer- tions. With this view, I will point out some facts recorded by the Rev. W. Ward, of Serampore, in his letters lately published. There are in Hindoostan seventy- five millions of females, and thirty millions of these British subjects, among whom all the horrors of superstition are seen. They have no knowledge of letters, and their acquisition of this knowledge is absolutely forbidden, and denounced a curse by the Hindoo law. There is not a single native girls' School in all this part of India. In an age of com- parative childhood they are married, frequently without their consent, or having before seen their husbands, and as the law forbids them to re- marry at the death of their husbands, they are doomed to a state of perpetual widowhood, or to sacrifice them- selves in the grave, or on the funeral pile with the dead bodies of their husbands. Strange as it may appear, not to be married is accounted a disgrace ; and instances occur in which parents seek with such desire the union of their daughters fo a Brahmin, for the supposed honour which i3 connected with it, that sometimes fifty or more females are thus. connected with this man. How degraded must be the state of a female in sucb a land, who is looked upon more like a beast of burden than a partner ! Even should she he united to the man she loves, she is not permitted lo eat with him, but prepares his food and waifs on him, and then partakes of what he leaves. What a mother will such a female make! How incapable of superintending tlieir concerns, or possessing ma- ternal feeling. And that the state of the female mind is the most degraded under such an entire dominion of the Prince of Darkness, we have evi- dence, in the millions who are found throwing their children info the sea, or into the months of alligators on the banks of the Ganges, and, with the utmost almness of brutality, watching these animals while they tear the flesh and drink the blood of the children of their vows. In the Presidency. of Bengal alone, in ihe year 1817, the number of widows burned or buried alive with the dead bodies of their hus- bands was 705. Government may restrain this fearless march of death, but as it ever must be the inevitable consequence of that system of religion ( of which indeed it forms an essential part) which prevails in India, no means can be so effectually employed as those used by this Society. I am aware, indeed,, that no means cai> effect such a moral change as is desired in this case, or convert one soul, without the Divine blessing; yet, I repeat it, no Society is so likely to effect the change as that which engages our attention this day. If, Ordinarily, according to his own declaration, God blesses the preaching of the gospel to the conversion of the sinner, the gospel could not 1> e preached without the translation and circulation of the Scriptures. And instances have occurred in which souls have been converted by the simple reading of the Bible under the teaching of Heaven. Recently a Hindoo has been enabled to burst forth from the horrid darkness which sur- rounded him, and to embrace that gospel which brings life and immortality to light, and to attain a considerable degree of knowledge of Christianity, and this was occasioned by his finding a part of the New Testament under a tree!— I feel pleasure in seconding the . motion which has been read." J. BATHER, Esq. in reply to the Thanks moved to the Treasurer and Secretaries, said— " Mr. President, I ought to feel ashamed at being thus annually associated with my more active co- adjutors in the vote of thanks of this Society, my professional engagements, my local situation, and other circumstances to which it is not necessary to advert, rendering the office of Secretary nearly a Sinecure in my bonds; and after this avowal, it might, perhaps, better become me to decline, the honour now imposed npon me, and to withdraw into tbe mass of Subscribers and well- wishers of your Institution. Still, however, Sir, there are some reasons which I would willingly think justify me in retaining my present situation.— When first this Society was instituted, we had to contend with much hostility from a party highly respectable, who, though in fact they were cultivating the same vine- yard, did not cordially admit us as fellow- workmen ; and augured much ill from the exclusive use of the sole implement of our husbandry. This hostility, I am willing to hope, has died away ; these fears, I trust, are now admitted to have been groundless :— lhat hostile party has, I trust, had the wisdom to see that while we were unprofitably contending, the bitter Enemy to both did not sleep : Infidelity and Blasphemy crept from their holes and corners, and braved the public eye, bearding Justice on her Bench, and Religion in her Sanctuary. Coarse, but able hands,. mingled the poisonous draught, and adapted it to the palate of the lowest of the people, while the Titled Apostle of Infidelity and Obscenity sent forth from time to time, from his Patmos, his abominable Revelations, adorned with all the pomp of Verse, and glowing with tbe seductive splendour of Genius and Fancy, lo faint the Purity, or pander to the Impurity, of the Higher Orders. Education, too ( as has been observed by my learned friend, Mr. Slaney), has been proceeding most rapidly among the people: he has congratulated us upon this;— Sir, I join in this congratulation ; but I cannot but. see iu this very circumstance, coupled with the less aus- picious signs of the times, abundant reason for every honest man, who has hitherto appeared in the front ranks of the Christian army, maintaining bis post there, and not retiring to the rear.— The Poor, Sir, are becoming every day more intelligent, and will quickly pry into the title- deeds of their Superiors. Sir, let them beware of flaws: tbe best title- deeds are Superiority in Virtue, iii Morality, and in Re- ligion : let them vindicate their high station by a manly avowal of their sentiments, and let them meet here so to do, undaunted by the pitiful sneer so often repeated, tbat we meet to sing our own praises, and to vote thanks to each other. Sir, we meet for a far different object; we meet to declare our adherence and allegiance to a go# d and holy cause j we meet to renew our pledge of persevering in it; and I trust we shall long continue ihus to co- operafe, in the furtherance of that great work, which the Almighty hath so graciously placed in our bands." PANTON CORBETT, Esq. M. P. in moving the vote of Thanks to the Clergymen, Dissenting Minis- ters, & c. who had made collections in aid of the funds of the Society, remarked, as a proof of the increasing prosperity of the Bible Society, that he had the satisfaction of being present at the late meeting of the Parent Society, and, he believed, the Report stated that the funds bad, during this year of difficulty and distress, increased £ 4000. The Rev. BRIAN HILL, on behalf of the Clergy, returned bis- acknowledgments, and congratulated the meeting on observing several gentlemen there whose faces he had not formerly seen at these assemblies: he trusted that, in another year, addu The Rev. J. LANG LEY ( who seconded the mo- tion) began by stating, it had occurred to bim while reading the Report, that some persons might imagine from the facts therein stated of five and a half mil- lions of Bibles and Testaments having been distri- buted', and nearly a million of pounds sterling having been expended, that little or nothing remained to be done. In combating this idea, which he regretted to find was too commonly entertained, he referred to the increased demand for the Scriptures both at home and abroad.— Tn this the eleventh year of the Shrop- shire Society's labours, tlie issue of Bibles and Testaments had very considerably increased, and the demands for the next were on an enlarged scale. It might be expected this would be the case for some years to come, from the increased attention paid to the Scriptures, the increase in the number of readers, and tlie increased facility of the poor to purchase the Scriptures, every article of consumption being so moderate. He " hoped also that the rich might be induced in these times of depression to regard the Scriptures with greater interest: so that instead of considering the Shropshire Society as yet having attained fo maturity, it might be said to be hut in its infancy.— He then adverted to the Foreign department of the Parent Institution. Having lately had an opportunity of attending several Meetings ofthe Committee in London, he could slate it as a fact, that the sphere of the British and Foreign Bible Society's labours was rapidly enlarging, that the wants of Foreign countries were becoming more known, that new prospects were opening in India, China, Greece, France, Spain, and South. America, and that the Society was already pledged for the current year to the* amount of 150,000. Hence arose the necessity of enlarged liberality and activity. He regretted to perceive that so many* persons, who approved of the constitution and Object of the Society,- should vet stand aloof under the erroneous impression that iis income and exertions were equal to the sphere of its operations. It had, indeed, distributed five millions and a half of Bibles and Testaments, but what were they among so many? The inhabitants of fhe world were computed at a thousand millions. The Society, therefore, had but touched the margin of its labours.— He concluded by urging the friends of the Society to fervent prayer for the Divine Blessing on the exertions of the Society, and to enlarged liberality in its support. The resolution proposed by Mr. Wilde and seconded by Mr. Langley having been carried, the Rev. BENJAMIN LUCKCOCK addressed the President, as follows :— " MR. CHAIRMAN,— As the representative of the Madeley Branch Society, I rise to acknowledge the vote of thanks now passed, knowing, however, that I cannot more fully express their feelings than in the language of the Psalmist,— 4 Not unto ns, O Lord, not unto us, but unto thy name be the glory !' And I am sure that the Bible is too highly valued at Madeley, from an experimental acquaintance with its blessings,. to admit of your being deserted, in this cause, by your friends there. Yes, Sir, the influence of the Bible has heen tried at Madeley— tried on the roughest and most unpromising materials— the col- liers, whose characteristic, but half a century ago, was ignorance, brutality, and impiety ; and though much still remains to he done there, yet such is the change which has already taken place, that they who have lived long enough to mark the contrast, can never contemplate it without exclaiming 4 The Lord hath done great things for us, whereof we are glad !' Experience, therefore, supplies gratitude as a powerful motive, and hope as an animating induce- ment, to apply this sovereign remedy to the moral degradation of the whole world, 44 When requested to undertake the task which now brings me before yon, I could not but feel something of the prevailing remark, 4 that as these meetings cannot produce much thatisweio, from their frequent recurrence, so their interest must naturally decline for want of novelty.' But, Sir, as the supreme importance of Divine Truth never fails to invest it with the most interesting novelty to those who are convinced of that importance, and, in course, value the Bible; so the importance of tiie Bible Society, and the validity of those simple and common argu- ments by which it is supported, always render the mere repetition of them highly interesting to its warm- hearted friends. " Simply, the benevolence of your object is an ar- gument which should silence all objections to this Society— an argument, at least, under whose influ- ence let us be determined to persevere. Is if an act of benevolence to lead the blind when wandering without a guide in the midst of dangers? Yon are 4 eyes to the'spiritually 4 blind'— you4 give light to them that sit in darkness and in the shadow of death, and guide their feet into the way of peace.' Is it an act of benevolence fo clothe the naked and shelter them from the pelting storm ? You clothe the defenceless souls of the guilty 4 with the garments of salvation, and cover them with the robe of righte ousness;' you conduct them to that. 4 tabernacle which is for a shadow in the day- time from the heat, and for a place of refuge, and a covert from the storm and from rain.' Is it an act of benevolence to burst the galling shackles of the enslaved African? You 4 proclaim liberty to the captives' of superstition and idolatry, 4 and the opening of the prison to them' who are 4 tied and bound by the chain of their siris.' But, Sir, your's is a benevolence of the highest kind : for it has for its object not merely the welfare of the body, but the present and eternal happiness of the soul, and it has for the range of its operations the wide field of the whole world, outstepping every division of mankind, formed either by geographical situation, national attachment, religious prejudice, the bias of custom, fhe affinity of language, or the scale of civilization. As this spirit of benevolence originates with the Bible, it cannot more fully gratify itself than by putting the Bible into the hands of ail who are subject to our common depravity; and we well know that the blessings of Christianity 4 may be shared without being- diminished, and communicated without being lost to the possessor.' These bless- ings, indeed, like the few loaves and fishes in the hands of the great Redeemer, increase upon us while we endeavour to impart them to others, and enable ns to take up more in fragments than we originally enjoyed in possessing the whole unshared among our perishing fellow- sinners. 44 That such a noble design should triumph in the world we are not surprised ; but that it should have triumphed so far as it really has, most clearly proves that the blessing of God is upon it. It has triumphed over party- spirit at home. I mean not so much that party- spirit which has placed its opposing- ranks before us, os that which we see prostrate and breath- less in the dust, trampled upon, as with one voice, by Christians of every sect, w ho, in this cause, per- ceive no other banner waving over their heads but the Grand Union of the Christian army— the Cross, bearing as its motto, 4 God so loved the world, lhat he gave his only- begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have ever- lasting life.' This is a point so essential to the glory of Christianity, the peace of our nation, and the happiness of the whole world, that, had this Society accomplished nothing further, its vast funds bad been well spent— iis extensive labours had been well rewarded. It has triumphed over prejudice abroad. We see the Latin church bigot ted to a proverb— the Greek church loaded with superstitious ceremonies— the Jews, whose hatred to Christianity appeared unconquerable— Heathens, the votaries of ten thousand deities— all either contributing to this time shall burst forth iu its meridian glory, and set that vast empir& on a blaze. But the* most glorious triumphs of this Society are those which it has gained over the moral depravity of our race. To how many of its spiritual trophies'may we not turn and exclaim, 4 Are not these brands plucked from the burning !'— 1 Ye were sometimes darkness, but now are ye light in the Lord !' And, enumerating the Apostle's black catalogue of sinners, may we say, 4 And such were some of you : but ye are washed, ye are sanctified, but ye are justified* in the name of the Lord Jesus, and by the Spirit of our God.' 44 But, Sir, while we thus dwell npon the triumphs of the Society, let us not suppose that our work is done, when in fact it is but begi. miner. VVe have scarcely laid the foundation, or raised* he scaffold- ing, of lhat great temple in which all the nations of the earth shall worship the one true God. The success which lias crowned past exertions should be viewed as a powerful inducement to those future efforts for which there is such a loud call and awful necessity in the moral wilderness every where sur- rounding us. The glorious day of salvation has indeed dawned upon the world ; but, in reference to what remains to be done, and what, on the sure word of prophecy, we may expect will be accomplished, it is but 4 as the morning spread upon the mountains ' Let ns, therefore, thank God and lake ennrnge, bending our snnls uilli increased enersv to the mishly work in the spirit of that petition— 1 Thy kingdom come!'" The Rev. S. HARDER then rose, and spol; e nearly as follows :— u Sut,— After the numerous addresses, hy which I am persuaded you have heen gratified,— addresses I shall not attempt to characterize, lest 1 should wound the modest feelings of my predecessors and lest that character, viewed hy the jaundiced e ve', anil judged hy the prejudiced mind, should lead to any remark hostile to this Society,— it is not my intent to det ain you beyond a few moments. In the absence of gentlemen, who might have done much more justico losuchan undertaking, I unexpectedly appear, ns the humble representative of the Bridgnoith Branch Bible Society, to acknowledge Ihe vote of thanks which has been so flatteringly moved and seconded. Be assured, Sir, we shall feel, nnd promptly acknow.' ledge, the honour done us this day ; and a hope is indulged that it will not foster pride, but that it will prompt those who have already advanced to new exertions, and induce others, who have only been spectators, to advance as co. operators. " We gratefully accept the thanks of this Sucietv, and rejoice thai the time is at length come, when we have dared to act consistently with our feelings and du v, and to become workers together with you in one nf the greatest nnd most benign undertakings that the liberal heart, under the agency of the Holy Spirit, could devise. We owe it to that revelation, which is - evidently front God, that our country abounds with Bethesdns— houses of mercv, where the sufferings of age, disease, and poverty, are happily alleviated. Egypt, Greece, and Rome, when iu the zenith of their glory, if I mistake not,' were unable to boast such establishments-, the dark places of the earth have always heen full of the habitations of cruelty, anil the reign of cruelty can be brought to a close only ns the Sun of Righteousness dispels the clouds which envelope Ihe human mind ; but, the establishments noticed, though deservedly praised and worthy of all that support which British bene- volence can furnish, must be confessed very inferior to that of which we appear the friends and advo- cates: its object is superior to that of henling the body, feeding the hungry, and clothing the iioktd ; it means to apply A sov'reign bnlm for every wound, A cordial for each fear: it leads directly to the balm in Gilead, to the Physi- cian there, who has shewn hi3 tenderness nnd ability to heal the diseased, in saving to those who madly rejected his aid, 1 The whole have nn need of the Physician, but tbey who are sick ' I conceive it was with a view to tins and similar Institutions that the Sacred Volume led to the erection of hospitals, alms- houses, and other asylums. We advance in a trnlr martial spirit, not that, like Alexander, we may be able to boast that Ihe cattle upon ten thousand liil! s, and llie gold and silver, are ours by conqnesi, but lhat we may gain the noblest conquest over the human mind ; and we use no carnal weapon, but lhat alone which is ' mighty through God to the pulling down of strong holds,'—' the Sword of tbe Spirit which is the Word of God.' Whilst we gratefully accept your vote nf thanks we feel our obligations to the Father of Mercies, whose co operation is recessnrv to render Ihc most laudable plaas successful, that he has favoured our humble undertaking far beyond what the most san- guine mind dared to hope. It may he truly said, ' the people gave willingly', aod, in some cases, to the utmost of their ability, guided by prudence. " Difficulties, real or imaginary, retired as we advanced; in the true spirit of the slothful, we said ' There is a lion in the street;' hut, Sir. we were reclining on the couch of sloth; at length we ven- tured to rise, to open the door, and lnok" ahout us no lion was seen, and onr fenrs vanished. Not considering that Ladies, under the guidance of the Holy Spirit, have always shewn themselves prompt lo every good word and work, we asked who will form our towns into districts, nnd collect the money of the poor, should anv he disposed to purchase Bibles or Testaments? Ladies advanced, they can- vassed, received contributions, and distributed tiie Word of Life : we foolishly conceived they might have to encounter unpleasantness; but favour has heen given them in the sight ofthe people, they hove been received as angels of God, nnd I am not aware of more llian a solitary instance in which thev bave met with aught unpleasant. The sum collec'lcd in the short space of three months shews the eagerness of onr poor to have tlie word of God; it amounts to upwards of £ 32; many who had Bibles pay cheer- fully their weekly penny that they mav have the pleasure of giving a Bible to some poorer neighbour. " It will gratify yon, Sir, and this compnnv, to hear that our zeal has provoked some to exertion in behalf of ihe ' Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge ;' a considerable collection has been made in aid of its funds, and I should have rejoiced bad that collection been many times greater than it was; thus we have one of many proofs that the British nnd Foreign Bible Society is favourable rather than unfavourable to that for Promoting Christian Knowledge. I can truly say, I respect and love each and every establishment which has for its object to instruct the ignorant and to lead to Chris', the Saviour of Sinners; nor will I ever adopt the narrow- minded language, ' Master, vve saw on? casting out devils in thy name, and he followeth not us ; and we forbade him, because he followeth not ns.' May each prosper until God shall accomplish his purposes of mercy, nnd their supporters appear before the Throne, singing ' Unto Him who loved us, and washed us from our sins in his own blood, and hath made us kings nnd priests unto God and his Father; to Ilim be glory and dominion for ever ond ever!'" Thc Rev. THOMAS OswEi. r., VV. Ci. Dnnp., Esq. THOMAS HARRIES, Esq. the Rev. EDWARD WILLIAMS, the Rev. R. N. PEMEEKTON, VV. EGERTON JEFFREYS, Esq. and other Gentlemen, shortly addressed the Meeting as the several rcso. lutions were brought forward; the Hall was crowded, chiefly with elegant and respectable females ; and Ihe business of the day seemed to excite and maintain a degree of interest in the assembly which has seldom heen equalled, and certainly was never surpassed at any preceding Anniversary. Printed and published by It'. F. ddowcs, Corn Market, Shrewsbury, to wham Advertisement* nr Articles of Intelligence are requested to be addressed. Adver. tisementi are also received by Messrs. Kewtnn ori Cn IVarwick- Square, Sewso'tc Street, and Mrs. !\ l White, No. 33, Fleet. Street, London ; tikewisebf Mews. J. K Johnston and Co. A'o. 1, Lower Sac^ ille- Stnet, I) i< 6< in.
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