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Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
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The Salopian Journal

Shropshire Newspaper - With News from Herefordshire and Wales
Date of Article: 11/09/1822
Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
Address: Corn-Market, Shrewsbury
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 1493
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PRINTED BY WILLIAM EDDOWES, Vol. 29.] N°- 1493. Wednesday, CORN MARKET, SHREWSBURY. September 11, 1822. Price Sevenpence. 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. SHREWSBURY RACES, 1822. ON TUESDAY the 17th of Septem- ber, will be run for, nn Bicton lleath, a Purse of £ 00 given by the Hon. H. G. Bennet aud Panton Corbett, Esq. for entire maiden Horses, lie. of all An- es ; three- year olds to carry 6st. 1211). four, Sst. 31b. five, 8st.' l2lb. six and aged, i) st. 2lb. two- mile beats, starting at the Distance- chair, and going twice round the Course and a Distance each lleat. The Stakes to the second llorse. No Horse that has won a Sweepstakes will he allowed to enter for this Plate ( Matches excepted). Sweepstakes of lOgs each, to which will be added 30gs. each by Major Ormsby Gore and Sir J. G. Egerton, Bart, for the Produce of Mares covered in 1818 by Aladdin and Cestriau ; Colts, 8st. 4lb. Fillies, Sst. once round and a Distance. Mr. Mytton's b. c. by Aladdin, outof Dairy- maid. Mr. Shepherd's b. f". by Aladdin, out of his Trum- pu* ur Mare. Major Ormsby Gore, VV. Owen, Esq. Mr. Rogers, J. C. Pelham, Esq. Sir J. G. Egerton, Sir E. Smythe, and Col. Hanmer, are Subscribers, but there is uo Produce living from their respective Mares. Ali- aged Stakes of 15gs. each, with a clear Purse of 20gs. given by the Town ; three- year olds to earry 6st. 12lb. four, 8st. 31b. live, Sst. 121b. six and aged, est. 21b. Mares & Geldings allowed 21b. twice round and a Distance. Mr. Myttou'sch. h. Mandeville, aged. Sir T. Stanley's br. c. Brother to Hooton, 4- years old. Major Ormsby Gore's hr. c. Cuyp, by Haphazard, 4- years old. On WEDNESDAY the 18th, the Gentlemen'.! Sub- scription for a Gold Cup of lOOgs. Value, the Sur- plus to be paid iu Specie, by Subscribers of lOgs. each, for all ages ; three- year olds, fist. 61b. four, 7st. 121b. five, Sst. 71b. ' six and aged, Sst. 111b. Mares and Geldiugs allowed 31b. twice round and a Distance. Sir VV. Wynn's ch. e. Stingo, 4- years old. Major Ormsby Gore's ch. h. The Duke. 5- yrs. old. Mr. Mytton's b. h. Ilalston, 5- years old. .— —. b. h. Theodore Majocchi, 6- yrs. old. Mr. Hill's b. h. Tarragon, 6- years old. Sir J. G. Egertou's b. c. Young Freeman, 4- years old. Sir T. Stanley's ch. c. The Doge of Venice, 4- years old. Mr. Perry's b. h. Spectre, aged. Mr. Beardsworth's b. f. Lama, 4- years old. Mr. L. Charlton's b. h. Master Henry, aged. Sweepstakes of 20gs. each, for Colts aud Fillies, then two- years old; Colts, 8st. 31b. Fillies, 8s>. one Miie ; those got by untried Stallions, or out of untried Mares allowed' 31b.; but only oue Allow- ance will be made. T. Y. C. Mr. Mytton's ch. c. Enterprise, hy Comus. Sir J. G. Egerton's ch. c. by Soothsayer, out of Paulina, by Orville. Sir G. Pigo't's b. f. Active, by Partisan, out of Eleanor. Lord Grosvenor's br. f. Etiquette, by Orville, out of Boadicea. The Shrewsbury Stakes of lOgs. each, with 20gs. adrie. l -, three- year olds, 6st. 121b. four, 8st. five, Sst. 101b. six aud aged, 9st.; a Winner twice this Year to carry 51!>. thrice, 71b. o- strn ; Mares nnd Geldiugs allowed 31b. once round and a Distance. If walked over for, the 2i> gs. will hc withheld. Lord Grosvenor's br. f. Michaelmas, 4 yrs. Mr. Corbet's b. c. The Patriarch, 4 yrs. lion. Mr. Feilding's gr. h. Snowdon, 6 yrs. Mr. Mytton's br. h. Banker, 6 yrs. . ch. f. Nettle, 3 yrs. Lord Ilarley's h. g. Gas, 4 yrs. The Noblemen and Gentlemen's Subscription " Purse of £ 50 for three and four year- olds ; three- year oils to carry 7st. four, Sst. 5lb. Mares and Geldings allowed 21b. a Winner of one Tlate this Year to carrv 31b. of two, 51b. of three or more, j 71b. extra;" the best of Heats, starting at the Distance- chair, aud going twice round and a i Distance each Heat. The Stakes to the second i llorse. | Ou THURSDAY the 10th, Sweepstakes of 15gs. | each, with a Purse of 20gs ; three- year olds, 6st. : 121 b. four, Sst. 31b. five, Sst. 121b. six ond aged, 9st. 21b. Mares and Geldiugs allowed 2lb. Heats, j twice round and a Distance : the Winner of the Stakes on Tuesday to carry 51b. extra for this. M jnrOrmsby Gore's gr.' h. Snowdon, 6- yrs. old. Mr. Mytton's b. g. Anti- Radical, 6- yrs. old. Sweepstakes of 25gs. each, with 20gs. given by ihe Town, for three- year old Colts, 8st. 41b. Fillies, Sst. 2lb. twice rouud aud a Distance. Mr. Mytton's ch. f. by Milo Dam by Marske. Mr. Benson's br. c. by Smolensko, Dam hy Dick Andrews. Sir T. Stanley's b. c. by Cervantes, Dam by Ben- ingbrough. Hunters' Stakes of lOgs. each, withCOgs. added by tlie Stewards, for Horses not thorough- bred. Mr. Myttou's b. g. Habberley, aged. I br. t'. Circe, by Norton, 4- years. Mr. Lyster is a Subscriber, ' but did not name. The Hunters' Stakes of lOgs. cach, for any Horse, Mare, or Gelding ( not thorough- bred), foaled in the Counties of Salop, Worcester, Warwick, Here- ford, Stafford, Chester, or North Wales; the Horses to be bona fide the Property of a Subscriber at the Time of naming; a Winner of one Hunters' Stakes in the present Year to carry 3lb. of two, 81b. of three or more, 71b. extra. Certificates of Qualification to he produced at the Time of Entry ; four- year olds to carry lOst. 71b. five, list. 61b. six, 12st. and aged, 12st. 21b. Mares and Geldings allowed 511). the best of Heats, twice round the Course and a Distance; to he ridden by Gentle- men. No Horse will be allowed to run that has previously started for a Plate, Cup, or thorough- bred Stake. To close on the Day of Entry for the Plates. PRESENT SUBSCRIBER. J. Mytton, Esq. A Cocked- hat Stakes of 5gs. each, for half- bred Horses not in training more than one Month before the Day of Entry for Shrewsbury Races, 1822; four- year olds, lOst. 101b. five, list. 611). six and aged," 12st. Mares and Geldings allowed 31b. Heats, once round the Course and a Distance— Gentlemen ltiders. To close and name on the Wednesday Evening in the Race Week. PRESENT SUBSCRIBERS. Hon. C. Trevor J. Mytton, Esq. J. Lyster, Esq. J. Beck, Esq. Sir E. Smythe, Bart. Mr. Underbill. The Horses to be entered at the Raven Inn, ^ Shrewsbury, ou Monday the 16th of September, between the Hours of one and three in thc After- noon. Entrance for the Plates 2gs. and for the Plates and Stakes 10s. Od. to the Clerk of the Course; and the winning Horse of a Match, Plate, or Stakes js expected to pay One Guinea to the Clerk each Day for Scales and Weights. The Horses to start each Day precisely at One o'Clock, except on Thursday, when they will start at Twelve, aud only Half an Hour will be allowed betweeu each Ileat. No less than three reputed running Horses, & c. to start for either of the above Plates. If only one enter, the Owner to be allowed lOgs ; if two, 5gs. each. The Stewards permitting two Horses to run, and either of thein afterwards refusing, such Horses shall not be allowed the 5gs. but lOgs. will be given to the Horse that is ready to start. All Disputes to be determined by the Stewards, or whom tliey shall appoint. No llorse allowed to start for the Plate or Stakes, unless the Stakes, with the Entrance- money for the Plates, are paid ou the Day of entry to the I Clerk of the Course. 1 The training Grooms, See. are also to declare the Colour their Jockies ride iu, on the Day of Entry, or forfeit 7s. 6d. to the Clerk ; and to forfeit One Pound if it is changed after without the Permission of the Stewards. The Grooms or Jockies to forfeit 10s. 6d. if they are not at the Winning Chair within ten Minutes, with their Horses, after the second Bell rings ; the first for saddling. Trainers belonging to each Horse, & c. are re- quested to pay the King's Duty for the Plates or Stakes, to the Clerk of the Course, before starting, or produce a Certificate of its having been pre- viously paid. The Horses to stand at the Stables only of a Subscriber of at least Half a Guinea to the Town Plate. No Person will be allowed to erect a Booth upon the training Course, or upon any improper Places of the Course. Such Persons as intend erecting Booths, must apply to the Clerk of the Course, and no other Person to mark out their Ground Persons disobeying these Orders, will have their Booths taken down, by Order ofthe Stewards. No Smith to Plate any Horse, unless a Subscriber of Half a- Guinea. The Instructions for clearing the Course will be particularly enforced; and all Persons are re- quested to retire be'iind the Cords upon the ringing of the Bell for saddling, in Order to prevent Acci- dents, and it is expected that these Regulations will be strictly complied with. Any Person ob- structing the Men in their Duty will be prosecuted with the utmost Rigour of the Law, as well as those detected in injuring the Race- stands, Posts, Rail- ing, & e. for the Apprehension of whom a liberal Reward will be given. Hot, II. W. FEILDING, > Stewards A. V. CORBET, Esq. $ fttew< « as- Mr. S. LEF,, Clerk of the Course, Who will not he answerable for auy Stakes not paid before storting. Communications on the Subject of the Races to he addressed to Mr. Lee, at Mr. Howell's, Bookseller, Shrewsbury. BOOKS FOR SCHOOLS, WHICH COMBINE Entertainment wilh Instruction. THE undermentioned Works serve as popular Commentaries on the Elementary Books, advertised iu the last Salopian Journal, and in Connection with them ought to be studied pri- vately, or read publicly in Classes. They are too well known to require any Panegyric, and are ad- vertised merely because some of them may have escaped Attention in separate Advertisements, Tbey complete such a Course of liberal Education, as it is obvious was never before submitted to the World. A LL Persons to whom JOHN PARRY, I\ late of MAESMOR, in the County of Denbigh, and of SHREWSBURY, in the County ofSalop, Esq. stood indebted at tlie Time of bis Decease, are desired immediately to send au Account und Par- ticular of their Demands to Mr. WILLIAMS, Shrewsbury, Solicitor to the Executors. Application to 33atIUmrnt. NOTICE is hereby given, that an Application is intended to be made to Parliament, by the Commissioners appointed by ... the 55th George the Third, c. 152, for improving" 1. THE HUN DRED WONDERS of tbe WORLD, the Roads between London and Holyhead, in the i/ linn* Vi/ nnnnra . vf Motiifo on. l 1X7., A^ f A ... . • n • r T 1 • COUNTY FIRE OFFICE AND Provident Life Office. REGENT- STREET, LONDON. PRESIDENT AND TRUSTEES. The DUKE of NORFOLK, The DUKE of RUTLAND, The MARQUESS of NORTHAMPTON, EARL GREY, LORD BRAYBROOKE, LORD KING, & c. & c. & c. DIRECTORS. Lord North wick, Francis Const, Esq. Sir John Doyle, K. B. Robert Downie, Esq. M. P. Sir S. B Morland, Hart. M. P. William Praed, Esq. Sir Henry Pynn, James Sedgwick, Esq. lion. Washington Shirley, Walter Strickland, Esq. Sir W. E. Welby, Bart. Sir Robert Wilson, M. P. & c. & c. Managing Director, J. T. Barber Beaumont, Esq. F. A. S. CAPITALS, A MILLION STERLING ond up- wards. SIXTY- FOUR THOUSAND PERSONS have sought Protection in Ihe COUNTV OFFICE, nnd have found it. CLAIMS have been paid to One Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty Claimants, and NOT A SINGLE LI TIGATION has occurred with any Claimant. Exempt from the Expences of Lam- suits, and also from the Sacrifice of an enormous Commission to Agents, to which some New Offices submit, to induce them to canvass for Business, great Accumulations have been made In these. Persons who now insure, participate equally with the original Members. RETURNS of 25 and 20 per Cent, in Consequence, have been INVARIABLY PAID TO ALL PERSONS who have continued insured seven Years, upon ANNUAL, as well as upon septennial Policies, and whether Ihey have heen Claimants for Losses, or otherwise—£ 30,000 have been returned in this Way to about 20,000 Persons insured, within the last eight Years— nn important Advantage which no other Insurance Office existing has afforded. Acting on ihese Principles so many Years, in uninterrupted Harmony and unrivalled Success, il is not surprising that the'business of the COUNTY FIRE OFFICE should augment in a Degree altogether unprecedented— an enlightened PUBLIC naturally preferring Security and Benefits, which have been long approved and en- joyed, to novel ill defined Schemes aud untried Promises. In the LIFE OFFICE, BONUSES of £ 13.8s. and £ 20. 12s. perCent. have heen divided during the last Fourteen Years! No Admission Fees are required, nor is any Charge made for Policies — Military Men are not charged extra.— No extra Premium is required ou passing to the opposite Ports ou the Continent — In Case of Death, by Suicide or Duelling, the Benefils ofthe Policy are not wholly lost.— Besides olher very peculiar nnd important Advantages. JOHN JONES, ... Agent at SHRRWSBURY; THOMAS JOYCE, WHITCHURCH. Agencies are tn he appointed at the under- mentioned Towns. Persons desirous of becoming Agents, will please to write to the Head Office iu Loudon, with a Reference there. BRIDGNORTH, BISHOP'S CASTLE, DRAYTON, ELLESMERE, LUDLOW, SHIFFNAL. COLDS, RHEUMATISMS, kc. Dr. James's Analeptic Pills, 17IROM their tendency to promote the natural Secretions, are the best Remedy for Colds, Rheumatisms, Slight Fevers, and all those Disorders which arise from obstructed Perspiration, so common in a changeable climate. Tbey are strongly recommended for Head. aches and Indiges- tion ; and for Gontv, Bilious, or other Complaints of Ihe Stomach and Bowels, loo often the conse- quence of Free Living. As a general Family Medi- cine tbey have no equal ; and are particularly con. venient for persons travelling, being mild in theii operation, and not requiring any confinement. The Analeptic Pills continue to be prepared by Messrs. Newbery from the only Recipe existing under Dr. James's Hand, and are sold by them at the Original Warehouse for Dr. James's Powder, No. 45, ill St. Paul's Church Yard. As Counterfeits are frequently offered for sale. Purchasers must oh serve, Ihe Genuine have the name " F. NEWBFRY" engraved iu the Black Stamp nn each Box Sold also by EDDOWES, Walton, Blunt, Palin, Shrews- bury; Evans, Felton, Massev, Valentine, Ludlow; Evanson, and Beckett, Whitchurch; Baugh, Povey, Ellesmere ; Edwards, Price, Hales, Oswestry ; Trevor, Wenlock ; Smith, Ironbridge ; and Green, Dray ton. including Wonders of Nature, and Wonders of Art, compiled from the Transactions and Records of learn- ed Societies, and from the Works of Ihe latest Travellers, Naturalists, and Topographers. By the Rev. C. C. CLARKE, 10th Edition, with 110 Engrav- ings, 10s. 6d. bd. and lettered. N. B. This and all the other Half- guinea Bonks may be had very elegantly bouud, at 12s. 2. The WONDERS of the HEAVENS, displayed in a Series of Lectures, and in SIXTY large Engrav- ings, serving as a popular Companion to Squire's Elements of Astronomv. 10s. 6d. bound. 3. The BOOK of TRADES; or, Library of the Useful Arts, in which every Trade is illustrated with a separate Engraving; and its History, Utility, pre- sent State, Advantages, and Disadvantages; with 500 Questions. 10s. 6( 1 bound. 4. SCRIPTURE BIOGRAPHY, consisting of the Live and Characters of the most Remarkable Per- sonages in ihe OLD and NEW TESTAMENTS, from ADAM to ST. PAUL. By the Rev. JOHN VV ATKINS, LL. D.; with 25 Engravings, 7 s. 5. The RELIGIONS nnd RELIGIOUS CERE- MONIES of all NATIONS, accurately and impar- tially described ; including Christians, Mahometans. Jews, Brahmins, and Pagans, of all Sects and De- nominations ; with numerous Engravings. By tbe Rev. J. NIGHTINGALE 10S 6d. bound. 0. 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VELEYand JON ATHAN AN WYL, Esquires, two of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace in and for the County of Merioneth, for turning - and diverting a certsin Part of the Footpath in the Parish of Towvn, in the Hundred of Fistirnanor, ' which lies between a Stile, which Stile is the Boundary of two certain Fields called Cae Gwyn and Maes y Cefn— and the Turnpike Road leading from the Village of Cwrt to the Village of Pennal : and that the said Order will he lodged with the Clerk of the Peace for the said County, at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, to be holden at Dolgelly, in aud for the said County, on the Eighteenth Day of October next; and that the said Order will, at the said Quarter Sessions, be confirmed and inrolled, unless, upon an Appeal against the same to be then made, it be otherwise determined. ensuing Session, for Leave to bring in a Bill, in order to obtain an Act of Parliament to alter and increase the Toils, Rates, and Duties, authorized to be demanded and taken by Virtue of several Acts, passed in the 55th Year of His late Majesty King- George the Third, for repairing the Road from Highgate Gate- House, in the County of Middlesex, to the Thirteen Mile- Stone, near Gaunick Corner, in the Parish of South Mims ; and which Road passes from, through, or into, the several Parishes of Ilornsey, Finchley, Cbippen Barnet, and South Minis, in the said Couuty : And also of au Act, passed in the 51st Year of His late Majesty King George the Third, for repairing the Road through the Parishes of Saiut Michael, Saint Alban's, Saint Peter, Shenley, Ridge, and South Mims, in the Counties of Hert- ford and Middlesex : And also of several Acts, passed in the 13th and 27th Years of His late Majesty King George the Second, and in the 28th and 49th Years of His late Majesty King George the Third, for repairing the Road between Hocklifle, iu the County of Bedford, and Stony Stratford, iu the County of Bucks ; and which Road passes from, through, or into, the several Parishes and Townships of Hockliffe, Bat- tles len, Le'ghtoa Buzzard, Heath, and Reachj iu the County of Bedford, and Soulbury, Great Brick- hill, Litlle Briekhill, Bow Brickhili, Fenny Strat- ford, Simps m, Water Eaton, Bletchiey, Shenley, Broo. ien ', Shenley Church End, Lough ton, Brail- well Abbey, Calverton, and Wolverton, in tlie County of Bucks : And also of several Acts, passed in the 13th Year of King George thc First, the 21st Year of King George toe Second, the 12th, 27th, and 56th of His late Majesty King George the Third, for , „ , - repairing the Roads through Wednesburv to High j j* bly to the Beauty of tbe surrounding Scenery. ds in the Counties of Warwick, The Coach Road from SHREWSBURY to ABEII- ^> ate0 ftp auction. Montgomeryshire and Shropshire. FREEHOLD ESTATES, HLANOK, FISHERY, & c. BY MRTITOWELL, At the Royal Oak Inn, in tbe Town of Pool, in the County of Montgomery, on Monday, the 16th Day of September, 1S22, between the Hours of 4 and 7 in the Afternoon, in the following Lots, and subject to Conditions : LOT I. THF. MANSION, FARM, LANDS, COTTAGES, and other the Appurtenances thereunto belonging, called BERTHDDU; con- taining by Admeasurement 285 Acres; situate in the Parish of LLANDINAM, iu the County of Montgo- mery ; and now in the Possession of the Proprietor. N. B. There is a valuable SHEEPWALK ad- joining this Lot, capable of depasturing about 1,200 Sheep ; and, under the Provisions of the j Arustley lnclosure Act, it will be immediately j allotted to the Estate. This Lot is pleasantly , situated in the VALE OF LLANDINAM, and in " a • Country abounding in Fish and Game. The Pasture I Land is chiefly on the Banks of the River Severn, which runs through the Estate, aud adds consider- YSTWITH also passes through the Property, and within a convenient Distance of Berthddu House. Bui len, and other Roads Worcester, and Stafford, in the said Acts mentioned; and which Roads pass from, through, or into, the - several Parishes, Townships, Hamlets, or Places of Possession ofthe Lot may be had immediately, and Birmingham, in the Countv of Warwick, Hands- 4' le Purchaser can be accommodated with the worth, Westbroniwich. Wednesbury, Dariaston, ; valuable Furniture and Farming Stock of the Tipton, Sedgeley, and Bilston, in the County of I D * 1 ~ c ~* T t Stafford, and Dudley, in the County of Worcester : I And also of several Acts, passed in the Otli, 27th, and 47th Years of His late Majesty King Georce the Third jesty George for repairing the Road from High Bullen, in Wednesbury, to the further End of Darlston Lane, and other Places therein named, iu the County of Stafford ; ond which Road passes from, through, or into, the several Parishes or Townships of Wednesbury, Dariaston, Sed"- ley, Penn, Wolverhampton, Bilston, aud WilleuhaTl, in the said County of Stafford : Aud also of several Acts, passed in the, 12th Year of King George the First, the 3d and 28tli Years of Kiuy George the Second, and the 4th, 12tli, ami 48th Years of His late Majesty King George the Third, and of the 1st and 2d Years of His present Majesty, for repairing a certain Road called the Watling Street Road, and other Roads therein mentioned, in the Counties of Salop and Stafford ; and which Roads pass from, through, or into, the several Parishes or Townships of Shiffnal, Wom- bridge, Wellington, Wrockwardine, and Upping- ton, in the said County ofSalop : and to alter and amend the said several Acts. By Order of the Commissioners appointed by 55th George the Third, c. 152, for improving the Roads between London and Holyhead. GREEN, PEMBERTON, aud CRAWLEY, Salisbury Square, London, Solicitors. 24th August, 1822. Dr. Sydenham'' s Family Pitts of Health. ripHESE PILLS ( entirely vegetable) Jl- are unrivalled IN CASES OF HEAD ACHE, Loss OF APPETITE, FLATULENCE, OBSTRUCTED DIGESTION, and in all BILIOUS AND LIVER COM- PLAINTS. They contain no Mercury, or Mineral in any Shape, arid are so peculiarly mild in their Action as to require no Confinement or Alteration I in Diet. The most delicate Females find the Use of them materially beneficial to their general Health, and those who have used them agree in Opinion, and pronounce them the most SAFE, MILD, and EFFECTUAL FAMILY MEDICINE EXTANT. Nothing can prove the Superiority of these Pills more than the numerous Cases communicated hy Persons of great Respectability, and the Countenance given them hy the first Characters of the present Day. Sold in Boxes at Is. l^ d. 2s. 9( 1. and 4s. 6d. by Butler's, Chemists, No. 4, Cheapside, London*; 20, Waterloo- Place, Edinburgh; aod 34, Sackville Street, Dublin; W. EDDOWKS, Shrewsbury; and bv the principal Medicine Venders throughout the United Kingdom. DISORDERS OF CHILDREN. Proprietor at a fair Valuation. BERTHDDU is situated 4 Miles from Llanidloes and 9 from Newtown. LOT II. The undivided MOIETY of the MANSION and ESTATE of MARTON HALL, and the Proprietor's Share and Interest in the MANOR of M ARTON and MARTON POOL, situate in the Parish of CHIRBURY, in the County of Salop ( the Entirety of the Estate consisting of about 344 Acres, and let to respectable Tenants, at low Rents, amounting to £ 443 per Annum.) N. B. This Lot is situate in the beautiful VALE OF CHIRBURYJ in a Ring Fence ; jud is capable of great Improvement. Tlt « Purchaser iv:'.: be TCtitled to have a Boat on MARTON POOL, which is noted for its Fishery MARTON is situated 4 Miles from Montgomery, 6 from Welshpool, and about lo from Shrewsbury. For further Particulars apply toC. D. WILLIAMES, Esq. Berthddu; GEORGE MEA'RFS, Esq. Dollys, near Llanidloes; GEORGE EDMUNDS, Esq. Exchequer Office ol' Pleas, Lincoln's Inn, ond at the Auction Mart, London; Mr. MARSH, Solicitor, LLANID- LOES ; and at the Office of Mr. GRIFFITIIES, Solicitor, Pool ; with whom Maps of each Lot are left for Inspection. LONDON, THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER S. As it may not be generally known that a con- siderable reduction has been made in the rate of stamp duties on transfers of mortgages, we beg to refer our readers to a; i Act 3d Geo. 4, 117, passed at tbe close of the late Session, by which the ail valorem duties upon transfers, & c. of mortgages, are in certain cases repealed ; and in lieu thereof it is enacted, tbat H| KIII all transfers, & c. where NO further sum of money or slock shall he advanced, the stamp duty in Great Britain shali he £ l 15s. and in Ireland £ 1 Biitish currency; aud that where any further sum of money or stock shall be added, the ad valorem duty shall he charged only in re- spect of such further sum of money or stock. UNION OP TKF. AMKRICAN LAKES WITH THE ATLANTIC OCEAN.— A New York Paper says, " T'he magnificent work, which is to render New York one of the most flourishing and power- ful States, of the same extent of territory, that has ever flourished in the long history of Empires, goes nohlv on to completion. A few months more, and Ihe Grand Western Canal will causc our inland seas and the ocean to mingle tlieir great waters. Ten thousand men, or abont that number, are now employed in the unrivalled enterprise— the offspring of the bold and masculine policy of our present Chief Magistrate.— VVe have just been informed that a canal is to be cut from Providence ( Rhode Island) lo Worcester, in Ihe Stale of Massachusetts, the distance being about 40 miles. We deem this canal to be of great importance to the city of New York. It will increase her com- merce, and hasten her on, with olher combining circumstances, to that destiny, when she will stand the London of llie New World, and among the most powerful commercial emporiums that have ever arisen and flourished in any period of society." LAND IN AMERICA.— As a matter of curiosity to our readers, we may mention, that 3,020 acres of land in the United Stales, situate on the Chip, pawav river, about nine miles from the river Mississippi, in Carver's Tract, l> elow the falls of St. Antony, above Birkbcck's settlement, in Monlsou's manor, where a steam- boal passes every fortnight, was sold on Wednesday, at Garraway's, by Mr. Mitchell, in two lots, at Is. per acre. A specimen of the palm- tree cordage, recently invented iu North America, has been sent over to Liverpool from New York. It is very beautiful, and from its appearance, much stronger and more elastic than cordagc manufactured from hemp. Stomachic Aperient Pills, Prepared from a Prescription of the late Sir RICHARD JEBB, M. D. and Physician Extraordinary to Ihe King. rWIESE very justly celebrated PILLS JiL have experienced, through private Recom- mendation nnd Use, during a very long period, the flattering- Commendation of Families of the first Distinction, as a Medicine superior to all others iu removing Complaints of the Stomach, arising from Bile, Indigestion, Flatulency, and habitual Costive- ness.— The beneficial Efleets produced in all Cases for which they are here recommended, renders them worthy the Notice of the Public and to Travellers iu particular, to whose Attention they are strongly pointed out as the most portable, safe, and mild Aperient Medicine thatcan possibly be made use of. These Pills are extremely well calculated for those Habits of Body, that are subject to be Costive, as a continued Use of them, does not injure butinvigorates the Constitution, and will be found to possess thoss Qualities that will remove a long Series of Diseases resulting from a confined State of the Bowels, strengthen Digestion, create Appetite, and he of distinguished Excellence in removing Giddiness, Headaches, & c. & c. occasioned by the Bile in tlie Stomach, or the ill Effects arising from impure or too great a Quantity of Wine, Spirits, or Malt Liquor. Persons of the most delicate Constitution may take them with Safety in all Seasons of the Year*; and in all Cases of Obstruction arising from Cold or other Causes, where an opening Medicine is wanted, they will be found the best cordial Stimulant iu Use. Prepared nnd sold Wholesale and Retail, in Boxes at ls. 6d. and 3s. Gd. each Box, by W. RIDGWAY, Druggist, Market Drayton.— Sold Retail by Mr. HUMPHREYS, Shrewsbury; Bradbury, Wellington; Parker, Whitchurch; Stevens, Newport; Painter, Wrexham; Baugh, Ellesmere; Morgan, Stafford; and by Poo'e and Harding-, Chester, ALBY'S GENUINE CARMIN- ATIVE, after the Experience of fifty Years, is acknowledged to be superior to all other Remedies for Convulsions, Purgings, Wind in the Stomach, and all those Disorders of the Bowels which prove so fatal to Infants. This Carminative also affords the mosj effectual Relief to grown Persons in Cases of Cholic, Fluxes, and other violent Complaints in the Intestines. Various Imitations of this invaluable Medicine by Pretenders, ( total Strangers to the true Prepara- tion) are circulated throughout the country. Pur- chasers are therefore requested to he very Particular in asking for " GelPs Dalbifs Carminativeand carefully to observe the Name " F, Newhery " is engraved in the Stamp on each Bottle, Price Is. 9d. Parents, where tbe Health of their Children is at Stake, will scrupulously attend to this necessary Can I ion. Sold hv F. Newbery and Sons, at the Warehouse for Dr. James's Powder, 45, St. Paul's, London, and also by W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, and their Agents in most Country Towns. FOR THE ITCIL NF AILING Success, durin^ a very long Period, has fully established the ex- cellence of FftEEMAN's ORIGINAL OINTMENT in the Cure of lhat disagreeable Disorder, the ITCH, which it never foils to effect iu ONE HOUR's APPLICATION. This safe, speedy, and efficacious Remedy has been iu general Use for many Years, without a single Instance of iM having failed to cure the most inveterate Cases. It does not contain the Smallest Particle of Mercury, or any other dan- gerous Ingredient, and may he safely used by Per- sons of the most delicate Constitution. Sold in Boxes, nt Is. l| d. by W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, ami the principal Medicine Venders throughout the United Kingdom. N. B. In Order to prevent the Substitution of spurious Imitations, Purchasers aie requested to ask for FREEMAN'S OINTMENT, and to observe the Pro prietor's Signature, " S. FREEMAN," is engwed on the Label aiExed to each Box. CAPITAL INN, HOUSES, AND OTHER FREEHOLD PROPERTY, WELSHPOOL. BY MR. HOWELL, At the Bear Inn, in the Town of POOL, in thc County of Montgomery, 011 Tuesdav, tlie 24th Day of September, 1822, between the Hours of 4 and 8 in the Afternoon, 111 the following, or such other Lots as shall be declared before the Sale, aud subject to Conditions : LOT I. 4 LL that well- established HOUSE, i SL called the BEAR INN, in Pool, with the Stables, Coach Houses, Yard, and Appurtenances thereto belonging, in the Occupation of Mr. Rees Evans.— This Inn is in an excellent Situation for general Business, as well as for Commercial Tra- vellers, Families, the Posting Business, and Stage Coaches. It has recently been put in the best Repair; the present Tenant has occupied it 20 Years. LOT II. All that extensive anil commodious M ALTHOUSE, adjoining Lot 1, iu the Occupatiou of the said Rees Evans. LOT III. All that Messuage or DWELLING HOUSE, with the Offices and other Outbuildings thereto belonging, in Upper Church Street, and now in the Occupation of Mr. Thomas Joues, and his Undertenants. LOT IV. All that Messuage or DWELLING HOUSE, ad joining Lot 3, in the Occupation of Mr. William Evans, and all that extensive MALT- HOUSE adjoining, now in the Occupation of Mr. Thomas Bowen, jun. LOTV. All those STABLES, with large Space of GROUND adjoining the Rail- road, and forming a desirable Spot for building 1111 extensive Manu- factory or Malthouse, now iu the Occupation of the said Rees Evans. VI. All those Two Pieces or Parcels of LAND ( formerly in 3), called THE BAN KEY FIELDS, situate in the Township of Gungrogfechan, containing about 12 Acres, and now in the Occupation of the said Rees Evans. LOT VII. All those Pieces or Parcels of LAND, adjoining Powis Castle Park, on the North Side thereof, containing about 10 Acres, and now in the Occupation of the said Rees Evans. Also several PEWS in Pool Church, in Lots. The Auctioneer will appoint a Person to show the respective Lots ; and for further Particulars apply at the Office of Mr. GRIFFITHES, Weishpool, or to the Auctioneer. EDDOWES be? 3 Leave to in- form the Public, that helms received from Gilead House, a fresh Parcel of Ihe CORDIAL BALM of GILEAD, the most approved Medicine extant, for the radical Cure of Nervous Disorders ami Diseases of Debility, and the Relief of those whose Constitutions have been impaired by Intem- perance aad youthful Imprudences, Anxiety of Mind, and the Habits of a Fashionable Life. Its Effects upon the nervous System are gentlv stimulant and cordial, while it braces the relaxed Powers, and gives Energy to Ihe languid Mind. Family Boltles, Priee 33s each, containing equal lo four of those at lis. bv which the Patient saves 9s. The Words " SAML. SOLOMON, Liverpool," are en- graved on the Stamp, which Purchasers for their own Safety will be particular in noticing. Patients requiring Advice, may obtain it by Ap- plication to Gilead- IIouse, nccampatiied with a Re- mittance of a One Pound Note, The Stamford JVeicv says :—" The avcrat) t price of wheat in Lynn Market, at this time, does not exceed 4s, a bushel; and Mr, Utlier Goddard, a respectable farmer of West Lynn, ha3 sent the bellman round the town to announce his intention of having a stall every market- day for the sale of good mutton at three- pence per pound !" POOR RATE.— We are glad to hear that lists of the paupers belonging to our Charity Hall have been printed. VVe hope they. will be in immediate C( vc. ulutioi). Tiii. is a great im^.- ovemfnt, and must essentially benefit the establishment. Had the practice been always followed, connected with that of visiting, and other modes of inquiry, we have no doubt lhat much imposition would have been prevented.— Durham 1' apcr. Notice has been given by the Manchester bankers, that from and after the 29th of September next, Ihe rate of interest charged on discounts, and charged and allowed 011 current accounts, will he 4 per cent, per annum, instead of 5 per cent, as heretofore. At the Rochester and Chatham races, a laun- dress, residing in Ordnance- row, Brompton, who was rather deaf, was near the winning- chair, when Mr. Holdaway, of the Five Bells, Perry- street, in his anxiety to get into the ranks, turned his horse suddenly, and perceiving the danger of the poor woman, called out to her ; but in her alarm to escape, she came in contact with the horse, and Ihe road being on a declivity, she was knocked down, and the wheel went directly over her head. She was killed 011 the spot. The horror of the sccne is better imagined than described. Mr. Holdaway fianticly exclaimed that he would surrender to the laws; but Dr. Bryant, one of the stewards, who witnessed the accident, undertook for his appear- ance. The deceased has left a husband and six children, who were maintained principally bv her exertions. A party of the East India Company's regiment were appointed to keep the ground the first day of the Races, but unfortunately a serious affray took place between them and some country- men, in which one of the latter was dangerously wounded, and was laken to Gillingham poor- house with no hope of recovery. Three of the soldiers are in custody; and the Stewards declined Ibe services of the corps on the second day. The Crown and Anchor Tavern booth, 70 feet long, was completely demolished on Thursday night liy the violence of the tempest which took place that evening; and the poor waiters, who were left in charge, and would have slept there, were obliged lo seek shelter from the inclemency of the " pitiless storm" under the ramparts. O11 Saturday se'nnight, about five o'clock in the afternoon, a fire broke out iu a cottage at Water- beach, Cambridgeshire, and such was the rapidity ofthe flames, that in the short space of 50 minutes the dwellings of seven families were burnt to thc ground. By this unfortunate accident a consider- able part of the furniture and wearing apparel of the inmates, together with a barn, a rick of fodder, a cart, and other articles, were destroyed. The fire is supposed to have been occasioned by care- lessness.— Stamford News. At the late audit of Mr. Winteringham, of Sloothbv, he very handsomely made his North and South Kelsey tenants a reduction of upwards of 30 percent, upon his year's rental.- Ltnco/ rt Mrrcnro. The singular coal- mine at Bovev, eight miles from Moreton, has been sunk in lillle more than half a century to the depth of about 73 feet, displaying immense layers of timber, dispersed horizontally, stratum super stratum. The up- permost trunks still exhibit bark in a state little al- tered, and their own substance completely ligneous. Beneath, the wood appears more compacted to- gether, and yet lower, the inasses resemble jet or kennel coal. Here is most curiously opened to view the gradual transmutation of Ihe vegetable to the mineral character. BOTANY.— Since the discovery of the New World, onr Eugiish gardens have produced 2345 varieties of trees and plants from America, and upwards of 1700 front Ihe Cape of Good Hope, iu addition io many thousands which have been brought from China, the East Indies, New Hull 111), various parts of Africa, Asia, and Europe, until thc list of plants now cultivated in this country exceeds 120,000 varieties. In a conversation which a short time since took place upon the wonderful jfart various application s of steam, an Irish Gentleman present, who had just arrived in England, suddenly exclaimed," I l* s quite entirely past all belafe; by Ibe Powers, I'll ho 110 way surprised to find myself? oing a hunting some morning ou my own taykestle!" LONDON— SATURDAY. The Gazette contains an account of the cere- mony of the baptism of Princess Augusta Caroline Charlotte Elizabe th Mary Sophia Louisa, daughter of his { loyal Highness the Duke of Cambridge, Governor- General of Hanover, and of her Royal Highness the Duchess of Cambridge, Landgravine and Princess of Hesse. Ou the 25th of July, there was such a terrible stonn of wind, rain, lightning, and hail of enorm- ous size, at Venice, that, besides the damage done to houses, shipping, & c. nearly 200 persons lost their lives.— Great quantities of the hail stones weighed frr » R? / ounces to Ilh, each. A F| aiiders mail arrived this morning, with papers from Brussels to the 5th inst. They con- tain fhe following extract of a letter from Corfu, dated July 25 : — The accounts from the Continent of tbe 16th of this mouth inform us that a post of 30 Franks, en- eamped at the village of Pern, near Arta, was sur- prised and surrounded by the Turks. They were . taken to Aria, where the barbarians cut off their ears and uosfs, and pni out their eyes, and sent them hack in Ihis condition to the camp of the Greeks, who, inflamed with anger at the sight, fell upon the Mahometans, aud retaliated by cutting in pieces 340 p risone; s. " While these scenes of horror were passing in the south of Epirus, Mark Botzaris, issuing from the mountain of Suli, penetraied by the plateau of Joan nina, aud overran part of Calzana Choria, from which be drove the Turks, who escaped only by embarking on the lake to return to the fort of Joannina. After the taking cf Athens, the Greeks, having learnt tbe massacres at Scio, are said to have reta- liated, by putting to death all the Turks, New York Papers to the 17th last state, that a disorder has made i. ts appearance in that city, which is ascertained to be the yellow, or malignant fever; but hy early attention, and very judicious precautions, it has been confined to the quarter in tthich it first appeared. The Sierra Leone Royal Gazette of the 15th of June,' contains interesting details of the successful attack of the boats of the Iphigenia on the Slave traders in the Bonny, in June last. The result of the enterprizc was worthy of tbe gallantry displayed in its execution. It effected the liberation of no less than 1615 of our fellow. creatures. In less than three months, more than 2000 Negroes had heen rescued from the cruel grasp of French, Spanish, and Portuguese dealers in human flesh, and thus saved from perpetual slavery. MINISTRY.— Several projects have been pub fished hy our contemporaries respecting the arrange- ment rendered, unfortunately, indispensable by the lamented death of the Marquis of Londonderry. Without any more particular allusion to them, we can only say, that no definitive arrangement has yet taken place.— Courier. THE FUNDS — It has been rumoured within the last day or two, that the Directors of the Bank of England are about to reduce the interest on bank stock, from 10 to per cent, per annum, but that tbe holders will he remunerated by a large bonus. The funds opened this morning with a very elastic appearance and in consequence of a great number of speculators having changed their accounts, the market improved nearly \ per cent, on the quota- tions of Saturday. The new 4 per cents, have been sold as. high as 100g. The prospect of a bon being- declared on hank stock, which would occa- sion a considerable demand for money stock, is tbe principal cause of the favourable change. Large nets have been laid, that before the termination of the following week, consols for the account will touch 82. Ar present the funds are nearly 1 per cent, above tbe . price at the commencement of the account. Consols for account, in the course of tbe day, reached 81g, hut tbey closed, ns will be seen hy the following list, a shade lower:— lied. ann. shut; Consols 8O5, 81; ditto for acc. 81J, sellers; 4 per cents, shut; ditto new, 100|. BANKRUPTS, SEPTEMBER 7.— John Peyton, late of Christchurch Twyueham, Hants, merchant and mer- cer and draper.— William Lucas, of Burpham, Sussex, farmer.-— Wijliam HarvevSmith, of Faversham, Kent, linen- draper - William Tomlinson, of Chester, wine- merchant and innkeeper. — Thomas Browning the elder, of East. Mailing, Kent, farmer.—- Charles Humphries, of Bishopsgate- street, London, linen- draper. John Day and Richard Day, of Camber, well green, Surrey, stone- masons.— Thomas Davis of the Minori'es, London, stationer— Nicholas Glib- hell and Moses Ilellyfr, late of East Storehouse, Devon, builders-.—- John Harris, of Birmingham, nail- factor.— Robert Jones, late of Newport, Mon mouthshire, wine and spirit- merchant and brewer.- Thomas Harris the younger, now or late of llagland, Monmouthshire, cordwainer. " POSTSCRIPT. LONDOJV, Monday Night, Sept. 9. The Paris Papers of Thursday and Friday have arrived; they announce the conclusion of the trial of the Rochelle conspirators. Four of the prisoners, viz. Bories, Goubin, Pomier, and Kaonlx, are condemned to death ; three to two years' imprisonment*, one to three years; and three to five years; and one is to he placed under the superintendance of the Police for fifteen years. Thirteen were acq. uitted. Accounts from Madrid to the 27th ult. inform us, that the Duke Dei infantado, the Marquis of Las Amanitas, the Archbishop of Saragosa, and the Bishops of Malaga aud Ceuta have heen banished. The garrison of Madrid ia said to have been reduced to 800 men, so that the military duty was done almost entirely hy the National Guards, The report of the defeat of the Trap- piste ( an Insurgent Chief so called) is confirmed, and he is said to have joined Quesada with his remaining followers. The intelligence with re- spect to the state of the contest in the north of Spain is contradictory and uncertain. On the one hand, the advices from Bayonne claim numerous successes for the Constitutionalists; while, on the other, those in some of the French Papers assert that victory has almost invariably attended the efforts of the armies of the Faith. There is doubt- less a mixture of truth and falsehood in the state- ments on both sides. ARRESTS FOR HIGH TREASON in IRELAND. — The twenty prisoners confined for some time past in Kilmainham Gaol, aud who obtained an order for their discharge on the last day of the Commission, were brought up yesterday ( 6th inst.) to the Head Police Office, and mi giving bail before the Magistrate, were discharged.— Dublin Freeman* a Journal. We arc concerned to observe, by the Irish Papers received this morning, that the spirit of lawless depredation still exists in some Baronies of the lately proclaimed districts. On the night, of the 2d instant, the harvest stock of the Rev. Mr. Creagb, of Doneraile, County of Cork, was set on fire and totally consumed, as a punishment for having collected the tithes. The residence of James Norcott, Esq. Springfield, in the same County, was forcibly entered on the same evening, jjud searched for arms. In the Barony of Gowran, County of Kilkenny, the thatch of a farmer's dwelling was set on tire during the nighl of Tues- day last, but the family fortunately escaped the horrid fate which had been prepared for them. The practice of sending threatening notices, appears to he reviving. About one o'clock on Friday morning se'nnight, the coach- house belonging to General Sanders, of Goldenfort, near Baltinglass, was maliciously set fire to, and totally consumed, together with some adjoining out- offices, and all therein. The loss on this occasion is estimated at several hundred pounds. The following is a deplorable instance of the shocking consequences attending the use of spring fjfu- ns. It took place a few days ago. The simple recital of the event must operate more powerfully as a warning against the employment of those dreadful engines than any thing we could say: As Mrs. Whitby, of the King's County, was walk- ing her garden, she stood on a spring gun, by which both her legs were shot off. It was half an hour afterwards she was found dead hy the serv- ants, who were alarmed at her long absence. The above lady was mother to Mrs. Desmond, of the Bachelor's walk, Dublin. Dublin Freeman's Journal. THE FUNDS.— City, Two crCloc'h.— The mar- ket opened this morning looking very \ yell; Consols were done at 81- for Money, and 8If for the Account, but some large sales being effected they suddenly fell to 8l£ for the Account, and 80| for Money, accompanied by a variety of unauthen ticated reports calculated to produce a further de- pression, such as a resignation of the present Ministers, ike. & c. and of the King's sudden indisposition, each report differing in the precise nature of his malady; the market, however, remains steady, and is, again rather better. Con- sols are 81 for Money, aud 81J Buyers for the Account ; New 4 per Cents. 100| ; per Cent, 93|-. Foreign Securities are all improving. SHREWSBURY. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 1822. We bave received a letter, headed " CRUEL SPORTS," and signed < c J. I). P." complaining, in very strong* terms, of tbe illegal practice of badger- baiting, duck- hunting, & c. in this town and vicinity ; but as there are, in reference to one point of his complaint, allusions made which must necessarily involve inquiry, and may possibly produce serious personal consequences, the letter of our Corres- pondent cannot be inserted without being authen- ticated by his REAL signature. BIRTHS. O11 Tuesday, the 3d inst. at Linslade, Bucks, the Lady of Andrew Vincent Corbet, Esq. ofa daughter. On Wednesday, the wife of Mr. Christopher Rowe, of Exeter, linen- draper, of three fine hoys, who, with the mother, are likely to do well. MARRIED. On the 31st ult. at Pannel, near Harrogate, by Archdeacon IUingworth, D. D. the Rev. Francis Hag- g- itt, D. D. Prebendary of Durham, and Rector of Nunebain Courtenay, Oxfordshire, to Lucy, youngest daughter of the late William Parry, Esq. of Kiugstreet, Herefordshire, and niece of Arch- deacou Prosser, D. D. Prebendary of Durham, and of the late Rev. J. Parry, of Great Ness, in this county. On the 31st ult. at St. Peter's Church, Liverpool, by the Rev. Johu Pulford, B. D. Mr. Richard Onslow, druggist, of Wem, in this county, to Ann, youngest daughter of the late Mr. John Colley, house and ship joiner, of the former place. DIED. Lately, in Ludlow, at an advanced age, Mrs. Anne Hodges, sister to the late Rev. Thomas Hodges, M. A . Vicar of Bromfield, in this county, and Holmes Chapel, Cheshire. On the 29th ult. universally and deservedly regretted, Edward Bather, Esq. of Great Ness, in tins county, in the 80th year of his age. On the27th ult. aged 61, after three days' illness, Jane? the wife of Mr. Ralph Perrin, of Hinstock, in this county. She was a truly pious and indus- trious woman, greatly beloved by all her neighbours and friends, aud has left a disconsolate husband and large family to lament the decease of an excellent wife and most affectionate parent. On Friday last, after a few hours' severe illness, in the 47th year of his ag- e, Mr. James Howell, brazier, of Whitchurch, in this county. On Sunday last, much respected,' Mr. Richard Milling- ton, of the Buck's Head Inn, Acton Burnell, in this county. On the 31st ult. at Whitchurch, ag- ed 72, Mr. John Roe ; a gentleman of very eccentric character, and who formerly practised as a surgeon. Visiting Clergyman this Week at the Infirmary, the Rev. John Richards :— House Visitors, Mr. William Barnes and Mr. William Carline. On Sunday evening last, a Sermon was preached at St. Aikmond's Church, in this town, in behalf of the Sunday School belonging to that parish, by the Rev. Robert M'Ghee, from Proverbs xxii. 6— " Train up a child in the way he should go, antl when he is old he will not depart from it." — The collection amounted to £ 21. 12s. The University of Halle, in Saxony, have lately presented Professor Lee, with the Diploma of Doctor in Divinity ; and the Asiatic Society of Paris have elected him an honorary Member of that celebrated institution. These marks of re- spect for his eminent acquirements, shewn to the Professor 011 the Continent of Europe, will no doubt be highly gratifying to his numerous friends. MILITARY PROMOTIONS.— Ensign Richard Chetwode to be Lieutenant, by purchase, in the 4th regiment of foot, vice Button promoted. Major Sir Charles Cuyler, Bart, from the 38th Foot, to be Major in the 69th Regiment of Foot, vice Barrow, who retires upon Half- pay of the 43d Foot. The Marquis of Stafford, we are l) 3ppy to state, is quite recovered from his late serious illness, BROMFIELD has been for the last month the scene of great rejoicing, in celebration of the happy accouchement and recovery of Lady Harriet Clive, at Oakley Park. On Thursday, upwards of 100 of the tenantry and friends of the Hon. R. II. Clive sat down to a sumptuous dinner at the Clive Arms, where the day was spent in every demonstration of enthusiastic joy. At a long table in front of the Clive Arms dined an immense number of poor people, the board groaning under roasted sheep and a mountain of plum pudding, upon the top of which was planted a large blue flag bearing- an appropriate inscription ; an the ancient provincial toastj " Old Cyder as plenty as Water," was real- ized in a very striking manner, so that the frequent ibations to the Jolly God out or doors soon produced the various consequences of John Bull in high cou- rage. Tbe gentlemen assembled within the house did not separate until a very late hour, and every thing went off in tbe most happy manner possible. The toasts were numerous, and, amongst many others, the following were drank with 3 times 3 : ~ The King— The Infant whose Birth we are met to celebrate— The Hon. R. II. and Lady Harriet Clive, and may their Union continue long aud happy — The Lord Lieutenant ( the Earl of Powis)— the Countess of Powis, the best of Wives and kindest of Mothers— Lord Clive— Lady Lucy Clive and the Family at Powis Castle— Sir Watkin and Lady Harriet Williams Wynn— The Duke and Duchess of Northumberland— Lord and Lady Amherst— The Earl and Countess of Plymouth— The Marquis and Marchioness of Downshire— Hon. Capt, Amherst, & c. & c. On Friday, roasting of sheep again com- menced, which were distributed to the poor of the parish; and another day was spent 111 sportive mirth, every one being anxious to exceed his neig- hbour in the demonstration of his joy and respect. . WALES, BIRTH. On the 30th ult. at her house, North op, the Lady of Anthony Holmes, Esq. of a son and heir. MARRIED, On the 30th ult. at LlansaintftVaid, Morris Bibby,. Esq. solicitor, of Llanfyllin, Montgomeryshire, to Miss Evans, of Glascoed. On the lst inst. Mr. Tomlinson, of Wrexham, to Miss Sophia Thomas, of Chester. DIED. On the 27th ult,. Mr. Henshaw, steward of the Montgomery and Pool House of Industry. Lately, at Bedol, near Flint, after- a long and painful illness of three years, Mr. Jolin Norman Jones ; a man highly and deservedly respected, and whose death is sincerely lamented. DISTRESSED IRISTI.— Further collections made in the Principality : — Edern, Pistell, arid Carngiwcb, £ 2; Abergele £ 1. 7s. 3d ; Llaullwehaiaru and Llaniua £ 2; Ceidio, arid Coedana, £ 1 ; Llangaer nnd Llanwchllvn £ 3. 4s; Mallwyd £ 2.14*.; Llan- fair £ 1.10s. 2d. A melancholy accident occurred on Mnoday wepk, at Barmouth, by the upsetting of a boat, in whjch' were six poor men, four of whom perished, the other two being saved by clinging to their hark until some sailors arrived in a boat from Barmouth, and rescued them. The poor men who'were lost have left wives and families. WARRANTY OF A HORSE— At the late Great Sessions for . Flintshire, a cause was tried u JEN- KINS'??. HUNT," respecting- the warranty ofa horse as a stout drawer.— The trial lasted from a little after ten o'clock in the moruing, till nearly eight at night, when the Jury, after a short consultation, gave a verdict for the plaintiff; the defendant was, in consequence, obliged to take back the horse, and pay all expenses. At Brecon Great Sessions, William IVforris ( the only prisoner for trial) was found guilty of stealing horse hair, and sentenced to six months' imprison- ment.— At these Sessions there were two causes en- tered for trial :- The first ( Rogers, widow, and another, v. Rees) was respecting the right of water to a farm in the parish of Devynnoek. Afler the Jury ( spe- cial) had been sworn, and three or four witnesses examined on the part of the plaintiffs, it was ar- ranged between the parties that the business should be referred to the arbitration of G. R, Cross, Esq. and a Juror was accordingly withdrawn. In the other cause ( Elizabeth Powell, spinster, v Lle- wellin Jones) for breach of promise of marriage, and for money lent and advanced by the plaintiff to tbe defendant, after powerful addresses had been delivered bv the Counsel 011 both sides, and a great number of witnesses examined, the Learned Judge ( Wingfield) summed up the whole in th& most able manner, commenting on tbe evidence adduced ; anil tbe Jury, without retiring from ihe box, gave a general verdict for the plaintiff— Da- mages £ 30. CAMBRIDGE CLUB. THE next MEETING of the CAM- BRIDGE CLUB will be held at the RAVEN HOTEL, in the Castle Street, on MONDAY, September 16,1822. The Hon. and Rev. RICHARD HILL, President. rjnHE FRIENDS of the HOUSE I OF SUNDORNE intend to celebrate the COMING OF AGE of ANDREW WILLIAM CORBET, Esquire, by DINING at the RAVEN INN, on MONDAY, the 23d Instant. Dinner on the Table at Three o'Clock. MRS R. PRITCHARD ESPECTFULLY informs her Friends and the Public, her MILLINERY, DRESSES, kc. from LONDON, will be fur INSPECTION < FRIDAY NEXT. September lOl/ i, 1822. IV Millinery, Dresses, fyc. MISSES TVIUCKLESTON & BROWNE, RESPECTFULLY inform their Friends and the Public, that they intend offering- a Fashionable Assortment of MILLINERY, DRESSES, kc. kc. for tlie approaching- Races, on THURS- DAY NEXT, the 12th Instant, and the succeeding- Week. b College Hill, Sept. 6th, 1822. LIOHROOMS. RPHF. FIRST RACE BALL, on X TUESDAY, the 17th — Gentlemen's Tickets 6s.— Ladies' Tickets4s.— Tea included. Tbe RACE BALL and SUPPER, on THURS- DAY, the 19th.— Tickets to be had at the Bar of tlie Lion Inn: Gentlemen's Tickets 16s. 0d.— Ladies' Tickets5s. SHREWSBURY UACEST npnF, ENTRY andANNUAL RACE JL DINNER will take Place at the RAVEN INN, Castle Street, on MONDAY NEXT, the 16th Instant, when the Company of Friends is respectfully requested. Entry from One till Three.— Dinner at Three. BLAlR" k LLOYD, DENTISTS, OF LIVERPOOL, RESPECTFULLY announce to the Ladies and Gentlemen of SHREWSBURY and its Vicinity, that Mr. LLOYD intends being- at Mr. DURNFORD'S, Upholsterer, & c. SHOPLATCH, , , on t, le 181,1 Instant, and will continue there till the aud the trade in eveiy thing; | 28th. MARKET HERAXJD. SHREWSBURY^ In onr Market, on Saturday la'& t, the price of Hides was4d. per lb.— Calf SkinS 6d— Tallow 3d. In our Market on Saturday, Wheat of last year's growth averag- ed 5s. per bushel.—- New Grain as under : ' Wis Vat 6 10} 46 Oil The Quarter of Barley 3 9(_ f 25 3 ^ eightWiuehes- Peas. 0 0f § r 00 0 £ t; r Bushels, or Oats 4 0) ® ") 17 IH) 256Quarts. CORN EXCHANGE, SEPTEMBER 9 The supply of New Wheat being again small this morning, and that only from Essex and Kent, caused a ready sale for fine dry samples, at an advance of 2s. per quarter on last Monday's prices ; and all otber descriptions maintain that day's currency, although the demand was very slack for the inferior sorts of I last year's growth. New Barley is 2s. per quarter higher, the supply continuing very short ; but there is no amendment in the prices of Old Barley. Grey Peas are in request, at an advance of 2s. per quarter. In Beans, White Peas, and Oats, there is no alteration. Current Price of Grain per Quarter, as under: Wheat. 20a to 40s j White Peas 28s to 30s Barley 16s to 20s Beans... 26s to 28s M-* lt 42s to 48s I Oats 22s to 24 « Fine Flour 40s to 45s per sack ; Seconds 35s to 40s SMITH FIE L D ( per st. oftilb sinking offal). MONDAY, SEPT. 9.— Tbe supplies for to- day's market are very grea SALOP INFIRMARY. NOTICE is hereby given, That the ANNIVERSARY MEETING of the Sub- scribers tothis Infirmary will be held on FRIDAY the 20th Day of SEPTEMBER Instant. All Contributors and Friends to this Charity are desired to attend JOHN MYTTON, Esq. the Treasurer, at Half past Ten o'Clock in the Morning-, from the Infirmary to ST. CHAD'S CHURCH, where there will be a Sermon on the Occasion ; and afterwards to DINE with him at the LION INN. The Accounts and Proceeding's of the Infirmary will then be ready to be delivered to the Contri- butors. JOHN JONES, Secretary *** Dinnerat THREE o'Clock September ith, 1822. GAME. [ T beins is heavy, and lower. Tbe best cutters ( and few of them) make no more than 3s. 4d. but good Short- horned Beasts are not so much down in proportion. Other sorts are very numerous, but scarcely any thing makes more than 3s. Mutton may be quoted as high as 3s. for the choice pens, but tbe greater part ofthe trade in very good Muttou, is from 2s. 6d. to 2s. 8d. per stone. In Lamb the trade is almost at on end, and Pork is so cheap, that the price is consi- derably lower. We last week quoted Lamb too high, and for the present it is doubtful whether tbe under- mentioned quotation can be maintained. Prices returned by the Clerk of the Market. Beef.... 2s 8d to 3s' 4d | Veal ' 4s Od to 5s Od Mutton 2s 8d to 3s Od Lamb 3s 480 BLAIR'S TOOTH POWDER may be had as usual. Liverpool, 9th Sept. 1822. 4d A dreadful riot took place at an early hour this morning, between two mobs of the low Irish in the vicinity of Oxford- street, in which one man nearly lost his life, and several others were severely in- jured.— Thirteen of the rioters were apprehended CAUTION.— On Saturday last, a large quantity of Butcher's Meat, unfit for human food, but which was exhibited for sale at the standings of two Butchers ( one belonging to the town aud the other to the country), was seized by the Poliee Officers and burnt in the Market Square ; an 1 we are offici- ally informed, that it is the determination of the Right Worshipful the Mayor and tbe Magistrates to notice all meat exposed for sale, and put tbe law in force against all who violate its salutary enact- ments. IMPORTANT TO DISSENTERS.— The General Turnpike Act, passed during the last Session, completely sets at rest the question of Dissenters being exempt from paying toll on Sundays, when proceeding to their usual places of worship. The Act states, that tolls shall not be demanded or taken 44 of or from any person or persons going to or returning from his, her, or their usual place of religions worship, tolerated by law, on Sundays, or on any day on which divine service is by authority ordered to be celebrated." HIGHWAY ROBBERY.— On Wednesday even ing, Mr. Allen, of Booden, near Stafford, on his way towards Stone, was stopped by three men, about half past seven o'clock, one of whom fired a pistol at him, which happily did no mischief, but they succeeded in robbing him of his watch and other articles. On Mr Allen's arrival at Stone, a constable and an assistant were dispatched on horseback, in pursuit of the highwaymen, joined by another person whom they overtook on the road, they soon afterwards came up with the three men who had committed the robbery. We regret that only one of the highwaymen was finally secured. Execution of Lewis Owen, at Carnarvon, for the Robbery and Attempt to Murder Mr, Sturdy, Supervisor qf Excise.—- Our readers are. acquainted witb the trial and conviction of tbe above unhappy culprit, at the last Carnarvonshire Assizes; On Wednesday last he paid tbe forfeit of his- life to the outraged laws of his country. His demeanor, from tl » e moment of bis conviction, appeared truly contrite. The Chaplain preached the condemned sermon on Tuesday, lo as crowded a congregation as the chapel iu the gaol would admit; on the following morning, tbe High Sheriff, W. L. Caldecott, Esq. and Deputy Sheriff, John Ellis, Esq. attended by the javelinmen, twenty- eight special constables, the staff of the county militia, with several of the County Magis- trates on horseback, appeared at the gaol, and the unhappy man was placed in a cart, accompanied by tbe executioner— bis coffin was also placed in the cart, on which he sat to the place of execution, at Morfa Sciont, about a mile from the prison — Tbe number of spectators could not be less than 12,000; their conduct during the awful ceremony, bore a pleasing contrast to ibe riotousand tumultuous uproar exhibited on these occasions in more populous dis- tricts! The unhappy man addressed the multitude in the Welsh language chiefly, in the most feeling and pathetic manner, during which tbe sobbings of the assembled multitude, were loud andjuoiversal.— He ascribed his melancholy end to habitsof drunken- ness, tbe profanation of the Lord^ s Day, and tbe company of abandoned prostitutes.— He prayed fer- vently for a considerable time after the Chaplain bad prayed witb and parted from him, concluding with the Lord's Prayer ; in short, his conduct throughout evinced tbe greatest fortitude; be was launched into eternity about 12 o'clock, without an apparent strug- gle. His unhappy mother visited and took leave of him iu the prison, previous to his receiving- the sacrament, LANCASTER ASSIZES.— Tipping v. Brooks.— This was an action to recover the value of a bill of exchange for £ 27. 13s. and the expenses. The par- ses are corn- dealers ; tbe plaintiff' in Liverpool, the defendant in Manchester. It appeared that on Satur- day, tbe 15th of June, the plaintiff's clerk called on the defendant, who tendered him on account a bill for £ 27, 13s. accepted by Tomlinson and Co. of Man- chester, payable at R. Cunliffe, jun. and Co's London This was after banking- hours. The clerk declined it, as bfs employer had no means of having the bill presented'in time: it was due on ibe next Tuesday. But lie would take the bill, if the de- fendant would be answerable for any risk. This the defendant agreed to, and he dated his endorsement. The bill was not presented till Thursday^ when pay- ment was refused. There were no effects ; the ac- ceptors bad failed ; but if it had been presented iu due time, it would have been- honoured, on account of tbe endorsement of Cunliffe, Brooks and Co, of Manchester.— The defendant refused to take up the bll according to promise.— The Jury at once found a verdict for the plaintiff'— damages £ 28. Barratt and another v. Buxton.— This action was brought to recover £ 1514. 6s. the amount of bills of exchange accepted by the plaintiffs on account of Buxton and Skelly, corn- dealers, Drogbeda; and the object of the action was to fix Buxton, who is an opulent man, as a partner. It came out. in evi- dence, that, prior to 1817, Richard Skelly carried on business alone, as a corn- dealer at Drogbeda ; and in that year made a composition with bis creditors. The defendant was then, and is now a miller and corn merchant at Preston, with his son: the firm, Buxton and Son. In 1817, a concern was carried on at Drogheda by Richard Skelly and Co. The defendant went to Drogbeda, and the firm became Buxton and Skelly In 1821, tbe plaintiffs purchased grain from Buxton and Skelly, and accepted their bills to the amount of £ 2080, expecting grain to tbat amount. But the value of grain sent was only £ 535. 14s. Buxton and Skelly stopped payment, and the plaintiffs had to pay up their acceptances, amounting to £ 1,544 6s. without having value. On the part of tbe plaintiff', several witnesses proved tbat the defendant had in many respects acted as a partner, and permitted Skelly to represent him to a banker in Dublin as a partner. Tbe defendant endeavouied to rebut this by an attempt t « prove that bis yrandson, a boy only thirteen years pf age when the deed produced in court was executed, was Skelly's partner—- The trial occupied tbe greater part of the day, but the Jury returued a verdict for tbe plaintiffs; damages £ 1544* 6s.— Mr. Scarlett afterwards made a motion fo respite judgment in this cause, on tbe ground tbat the action was com me need so short a time before the assizes, tbat the defendant bad not time to prepare, most of his witnesses being in Ireland. He moved that judg- ment be respited till the fourth day of next term, to give time to prepare affidavits whereon to ground a motion for a new trial, the defendant undertaking to pay the damages into Court within a fortnight, in order to shew that his object was not to delay the payment of the money.— The Court assented to this. LJBF. L UPON THE CHURCH.— We lately men- tioned the conviction of the Editor of the Durham Chronicle, for a gross libel upon the Clergy of Durham.— It is now mentioned that the Editor has made application to " a Noble Earl" in that neigh- bourhood for pecuniary assistance, in consequence of the expense he has been put to in defending liim self at the late Assizes against the prosecution insti tuted by the Clergy: the Noble Earl ( Darlington) replied to the application in a way which does him honour :— He reminded the ill- fated Editor, that he had been convicted of a libel by a Jury of bis country; aud, under such circumstances, the Noble Lord added, he could render bim no assistance. The Armagh Volunteer says— u The Commis sioners for building the gaol of Tralee, have obtained a verdict at the Cork Assizes tor £ 1,4^ 8 and 6d. costs^ against Messrs. John and Thomas Behan, for a breach of contract in not properly building it according to agreement," Pork 2s 6d to 3s Od to 3s 4d Sheep 12,630 Piys 200 Sheep 29,570 Pigs 400 FRIDW S Beasts IRIDAY ( Calves 300 v, _ ^ Beasts 2,926 Mgnday Calves 210 LIVERPOOL CORN EXCHANGE. Wheat 6s. Od. to 7s. 0d. per70lb. Barley 2s. lOd. to 3s. 2d. per601bs. Oats 2s. Id. to 2 s. 4d. per45lbs. Malt 5s. Od. to 6s. Od. per36qts. Fine Flour 30s. od. to 35s. 0d. per240ibs Mercer, Woollen and Linen Draper. BRISTOL CORN EXCHANGE. 1 [ Spring price of Wheat, per sack s. d. CHARLOTTE WHITFORD, ( Widow of the lute JOSEPH H'IIITFORDJ PLASTERER, BEGS Leave most respectfully to in- form the Nobility, Gentry, and Inhabitants generally, of SHREWSBURY and its Vicinity, that she intends, with the Assistance ofthe Brother of her late Husband, to carry on the above Business in all its Branches ; and earnestly solicits a Con- tinuance of those Favours 30 liberally conferred ou her Husbaud when living-, and which, by strict Attention and Punctuality, it will always" be her Endeavour to merit. Shrewsbury, Sept. 2, 1822. intended strict! v to preserve a the GAME on the Lands at NONELEY the. Property of RICHARD M. NONKLEY, Esquire' all Persons ( qualified or not qualified) are requested to abstain from Sporting or otherwise Trespassing thereon. a Draytim, August 24Ih, 1822. BY PERMISSION, AND BY PARTICULAR AND GENERAL DESIRE, Of the magnificent CORONATION GROUPS NOW EXHIBITING, ' By the kind Permission of the Mayor % Magistrates IN THE TOWN IIALL, SHREWSBURY, Continuing to he viewed with the ni" st unbounded Approbation, will reiii& in Open UNTIL AFTER THE RACES. MADAME TUSSAUD, ARTIST, CONTINUING to be honoured with the most liberal Share of Support, and having- made Arrangements that the Collection may remain wen another Week, most respectfully informs her Friends that the Closing of the Eihibition will not take Place until after the Races ; during which she hopes lor a Continuance of that kind Support which she has been so highly honoured with since she arrived in Shrewsbury. **• Admittance One Shilling. There will be no Reduction in the Terms of Admission during the Time the Exhibition remains A till I Military Band will attend every Evening * * Open every Day from Ten in tlie Morning till Ten at Night. " Thirhj per Cent, under prime Cost! JAMES " SAYER, MARDOL HEAD, SHREWSBURY, d. ut 331' lhs 26 0 to 30 () Foreign Wheat per bush, of 8 gall. 0 0 to 0 0 English Wheat, ditto 4 0 to 5 6 Malting Barley, ditto 2 9 to 3 3 Mall, ditto 4 3 to 5 6 Flour, Fine, per sack of 2c. 2q. 5lbs 40 0 to 42 0 Seconds dilto 30 0 to 35 0 Oats, Old, per 8 gall 2 3 to 2 9 BIRMINGHAM, THURSDAY, SEPT. 5. Wheat 3s. Od. to 6s. 6d. Barley 2s. 3d. lo 2s. 9d. Oats 2s. ( ID. to 3s. 6d. Beans 3s. Od. to 4s. 3d. ( Winchester measure). The Corn market was flat, except for new wheat, which still continues in demand. CATTLE MARKET RETURN.— Neat Cattle, 202; Sheep, 1094; Pigs 464. At our Sheep and Pig Fair yesterday, there was a good supply of Sheep, and an abundant one of Pigs the latter were consequently low in price, full as much so as last Fair, and many were, taken home unsold. Owing to the dealers having a bad fair at Stourbridge, Sheep did not sell quite so well as was expected ; fat ones averaged 4d. and a few very prime ones 4£ d. FAIRS TO BE IIOLDEN. Sept. 16, Llanbrynmair, Betiws ( Merionethshire), Leek ( for cheese), Newcastle, Stafford, Reddich — 17, Llanrwst, Stafford— 18, Macbynlieth, Stafford — 19, Market Drayton, Wrexham, Halton, Brewood, Uttoxeter, Waterhouses, Worcester— 20, Dolgelly, Llanfawr— 21, Holywell, Penystrcct, Long Town, Evesham. BRISTOL ST. JAMES'S FAIR commenced on the 2d inst.; there was the largest stock of cattle tbat has been seen many years, with some improve- ment in price, and considerable purchases were made ; prime fat oxen sold as high as £ 30. The shew of horses was indifferent, and the few of any bone or breed fetched high prices. The leather fair commenced on Tuesday; the supply of best saddle hides and sole leather was not equal to the demand; there was an abundant supply of pattern skins, aud an equal supply of Welsh hides and skius, nearly the whole of which were sold : the following w ere the prices :— Heavy Crops, 21( 1. to 22d. per lb— Light and Middling ditto, 19d. to21d.— Best Saddlers' Hides, IpTid. to 21d.— Common ditto, 18d. to 19d.— Shoe Hides, 19d. to 21d.— Welsh Hides, J8jd. to 20d.— Bull Hides, 15d. lo 17d — Buflalos, 17d. to 20d.— Rounded dilto, 21d. lo 22^ 1.— Close ditto, 23d. to 2s. 2d.— Horse Hides, 14d. to I8d.— Spanish ditto, 17( 1. to 21( 1. — Best Pattern Skins, 2s. 6d. to2s. 7d.— Common ditto, 2s. 3d. to 2s. 4d.— Shaved Cow Hides, 2Id. lo 2s. Id.— Heavy Skins, 20d. lo 22d.~ Light Welsh Skins, 20d. to22d.— Heavy ditto, 2s to 2s. 3d. — Irish Skins, 22d. to 2s.— Kips," 19d. to 22d— Light Seals, 18d. to 19d. Raw ( londs: Buenos Ayres Hides, 10£ d, to 12( 1. per lb.— Dried Spanish Horse Hides, 6s. to 7s. Oil. per hide— Mogadore Kips, 8£ d. to8| d. perll>,— Dried German Horse Hides, 10s. to lis. per hide— Memel Kips, 12d. to 13d.— Seal Skins, £ 5. 5s. tn £ 5.15s.— Dry Dutch Hides, Ud.— Sailed German Hides, 6d. — Dry Memel Calf Skim, lOd. At Warwick fair, on Wednesday last, the supply ofTat beasts was rather smaller than usual, aud as the buyers were more numerous, the whole was disposed of; prices may be quoted at from 3 § d. to 5( 1. per lb,— A great number of sheep were penned, but in this description of stock tbe sales were dull, and the prices obtained were somewhat lower than at the late fairs. and Haberdasher, rpAKES Leave to return his sincere A Thanks to his Friends and the Public for their past Favours, and has to announce to them that as he is retiring from Business, he recommends to them his Son, JAMES SAYER, as his Succes- sor ; and for that Purpose he is determined to dispose of his present Stock, at the reduced Price of 30 per Cent, under Prime Cost; and which con- sists of the following desirable Articles : — Irish Linens of the best Quality, Damasks, Sheetings, Huckabacks, Diapers, Cloths, Printed Calicos, Muslins of various Descriptions, Cambrics, Wash- ing Sarsncts, Silk Shawls, Handkerchiefs, Bomba- zines, Poplins, Lustres, Stuffs, Woollen Cloths, Cassiineres, Haberdashery, See. ike. At the same Time he requests that all Per- sons indebted to him, will forthwith settle their respective Accounts. RTI. 1C RISNCEXLY, Linen Woollen Drapery Warehouse, MARDOL HEAD, SHREWSBURY. W. GRIFFITHS & CO. ESPF. CTFUI. LY announce Mr. G.' s Return from the different Markets, where lie has purchased a General Assortment of Goods, suitable to the present Season. Their Quality is unexceptionable, and the Terms on which they are enabled to offer them are every Way worthy public Attention. R The Honourable the Commissioner, of Ihe Insolvent Debtors' Court bave appointed Mr. Edgerley, Solicitor, in Ihis town, lo practice ai an Attorney in that Court. THE ARMY.— Tile 3d ( or Prince of Wales's) regiment of dragoon guards ( Colonel Gen. R. Vyse), marched oil the 6th and 7th instant from Piersh II ( Edinburgh) for Newcastle- upon- Tyne and Carlisle. DOGS.— We have pleasure ill noticing Ihe ex- ertions now making, to do away with the nuisance with which this town has so long been afflicted, from the great number of dogs kept by the lower classes, for the most brutal purposes. Tbe As- sessors of Taxes having been required under a severe penalty to charge all persons keeping dogs with the Window Duty and Dog Tax, a great sensation has been produced ; but as some persons, who do not keep a dog, and whose poverty entitles them to relief, may have been erroneously charged ; and as certificates will be required from respectable householders, where exemption is thus claimed, we earnestly entreat those who are applied to, on no account * to sign such certificate, unless the party applying is well known, as exactness in this re- spect is the only means of putting a stop to a crying evil.— Itmninitham Gazette. An eccentric character and well- known itinerant musician, called Billy Holies, died lasl week at th< New Buildings, Portsmouth, aged 69 years, who was always supposed to be in the depths of poverty; hut in Ins til is ' rable- looking cseruloire were found between sixty and seventy pounds in money, and mortgages to the amount of nearly £ 700. He bad di) d without a will. A labourer inthe Gun Wharf, Portsmouth, is ins heir. Cheap Linen Drapery, Silk Mercery, Hosiery, Kc. JOHN & CIIAS. MEDLICOTT EG respectfully to inform the Inha- bitants of SHREWSBURY, that they have just received some great Bargains iu the " above Lines, which they are selling at almost Half the usual Prices. Among their late Purchases will be found the following very low Prices : — Fine Co- loured Bombazines from Is. tols. 6d.; fine Black Ditto from Is. 5d. upwards ; Stout Washing Sars- nets from Is. 6d ; Rich Figured Poplins from Is. Od. and upwards ; 5- Sths Coloured Plain Sarsnets 2s. 6d. and 5s. 8d.: Twilled Ditto 3s. and upwards ; a large Stock of Coloured and Black Stuff's, from 7d. upwards, and Figured Ditto from lOd. per Yard ; Real Welsh Flannels 8d. per Yard ; Ladies' Black Silk Hose 5s. per Pair; Stout Cotton Hose lOd. fine Ditto Is. 2d. extra fine Ditto Is. 6d. per Pair; Gentlemen's stout Lamb's Wool Hose Is. 6d. and upwards; Coloured Kid Gloves 7d. per Pair, Coloured Silk Ditto Is. 2d. per Pair ; a large Assortment of Thread Lace and Edgings from 3td per Yard and upwards; together with a great Variety of Irish Linens, Sheetings, Lawns, Plain and Fancy Muslins, & tc. equally cneap. And in every Branch of the Business, J. and C. MEDLICOTT are determined to sell at such unprecedented Low Prices as must at once carry Conviction of their decided Cheapness. A large Part of the old Stock selling consi. derably under prime Cost. *** A regular Assortment of Haberdashery, at tbe Loudon Wholesale Prices. GENUINE TEAS, Kensington. Alould Candles, ij- e. S,- c. JOHN POOLE, GROCER, TEA- DEALER, § c. CASTLE. STREET, SHREWSBURY, RATEFUL for the raanv Favours \ conferred upon him, begs to inform his Friends and the Public, that he has just received a large Supply of the different Sizes of real KEN- SINGTON MOULD CANDLES, and also STORE CANDLES at Reduced Prices; and will feel obliged by their Orders. J. P. has regularly on Sale genuine TEAS direct from the East India Company ; Wax and Spermaceti Candles; fine and common Lamp Oils; London Vinegar for Pickling ; Burgess's, Reading, and all other line- flavoured Fish Sauces ; Anchovies Capers; Fancy Snuft's; Worcester, Kent, and Sussex Hops; Liquid and Cake Annatto; aud every other Article in general Grocery. ( fj* The only House in the Town for the Sale of real KENSINGTON MOULD CANDLES. Shrewsbury, September 11, 1822. This Day is published, in 2 Vols. Post 8vo. Price 12s. Boards, ^ JO ENTHUSIASM: a Tale of the •*- * present TIMKS. London : Printed fur Francis HVsiley, 10, Station- ers- court, and Ave Marin Lnne. Of u liom maj be had, recently published HAPPINESS : aTaV f,, r the GRAVE and IIICGAV The Third Edition, in 2 Vols. Post Svo Price l" s' Boards. Shrewsbury House of Industry. 2d September, 1S22. LI. ! tadesmen having l> eniand « on „ , hi! ' l0. l, s. e> are ' jested to lay them before the Board of Directors sitting on the First Monday in every Month, at 12 o'Clock, when tliev will be examined and discharged— Orders will'be con- tinued to those Tradesmen only who comply with this Request. Steward for a House of Industry. WANTED immediately, a Person for STEWARD and GOVERNOR „ f , l, e Mont- gomery nnd Pool House of Industry in the of Mr. Thomas Henshaw, deceased". The average Number of Poor are about 250, and tlie Duties of Ihe Steward are similar lo those in the Shrewsbury Oswestrv, and Ellesuiere Houses of Industry. The Applicants must lie Bachelors, and Certificates of their Abilities, Character, and Integrity will lie required, in Writing, from some respectable Person known lo some of the Directors ; and Security must he given by the- Person appointed for the due Exe- cution of his Office. Further Particulars may be known there; nr of Mr. EDYE, Solicitor, Montgomery : nnd Proposals will be received at the said House, until the 18th Instant, when the Board of Directors will proceed to fill up the Vacancy. E. EDYE, Clerk lo tbe Directors. ith Sept 1822. Timber and, Coppice IVood. TO BETSOIITJ, TWENTY CAPITAL OAK TIMBER TREES, of very large Dimensions, from 50 to 70 Feet in Length each, of good Quality, and fit for Navy Purposes, now felled, topped, and butted, aud lying in CONDOVER PARK. About FIFTY OAK TREES, good Cleft, now felled, a , d lying in B tWMEREaud BICKMOOR COPPI " ES, in the Parish of Condover. The F iLT. AGE of about 70 Acres of COPPICE WOOD, of 25 Years' Growth, being Part of CANT- LOPB WOOD, in the Parish of Berrington. The Coppice Wood chiefly consists of Oak, Ash, and Alder. t or further Particulars apply, on Tuesdays 1 or Fridays, al Mr. EYTON'S Office, Condover. Montgomery K Pool United District. TO DEBTORS AND CREDITORS. A LL Persons having any Demands on XV the Corporation of the Guardians of the Poor of Ihe Montgomery and Pool United District ( except Mortgagees or Annuitants), up to the 27th August last, the Day of the Death of Mr. THOMAS HEN- SIIAW, the late Steward, are desired to transmit the same immediately lo llie Clerk at the said House- anil all Persons indebted to the said Corporation! in* required to pay the respective Amounts due from them to the said Clerk ( who will be iu At- tenda nee every Wednesday, lo receive the saine} nr legal Proceedings will" be commenced for the Recovery thereof. E. EDYE, , „ Clerk and Solicitor. ith Sept. 1822. Montgomery cj- Pool United District. ASPECIAL COURT of the Corpo- ration of Guardians of the Poor of this District, will be liolden at their House of Industry at Hems Wood, in Forden, on FRIDAY, the FOURTH Day of OCTOBER next, at Ten o'Clock in the Fore- noon, to take into Consideration the Expediency and Propriety of restoring to each Place in this District the Management of its own Poor ; and il that Proposition should pass in the Affirmative then to consider of the best Ways and Means of carrying the sauie into Effect, and to decide on the best aud most just Mode of providing for the Discharge of the existing Debt. E. EDYE, Corporation Clerk. Montgomery, 9th September, 1822. Notice is hereby given, rpO the Owners and Occupiers of Lands, I- Tenements, and Hereditaments, within the MONTGOMERY AND POOL UNITED DISTRICT, which comprises the Parishes of Montgomery and Pool, and the Parishes, Chapelries, and' Townships united therewith, in the Counties of Montgomery and Salop, for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor, aud to all other Persons whom i't doth or may concern : That a Petition will he presented to the Honour- ab e^ IIouse of Commons iu the next Session of Parliament, for Leave to bring in a Bill to provide a more effectual Fund and Mode than there now is for paying off and discharging the Debt owing from the Guardians of the Poor of the scid United District; and also to alter the Proportion which each Farish, Division, and Township is now liable to pay or contribute towards the Maintenance, Relief, aud Employment of the said Poor ; and to enlarge and alter the Powers of, and give additional Payers to, the said Guardians and the Directors having the Care and Management of the said Poor and their Officers respectively ; and to enable the said Guardians and Directors to contract for the Employment, Care, and Mainteuauce of, or take to farm, the Poor of any of the Parishes, Chapelries, Townships, or Places adjoining to the said United District; and otherwise to add to, alter, amend, and improve the Act of Parliament of the Thirty- Second Year of His late Majesty King George the Third, for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor of the said United District, nud another Act of the Thirty- Sixth. Year of His said Majesty, for rendering the said first- mentioned Act effectual; or otherwise for Leave to bring in a Bill to repeal' the said Acts. E. EDYE. Clerk and Solicitor. Montgomery, 1th Septernler, 1822. T THE CREDITORS of ttie late Rev. BENJAMIN EDWARDES, of FRODESLEY, are desired to send the Particulars of their Demands, and of the Nature of their Securities ( if any), to Mr. PERRY, Auctioneer, Shrewsbury; or to Mr. EDYE, Attorney at Law, Montgomery. J1FIE Creditors who have proved their Debts under a Commission of Bankrupt awarded against JOHN DICKEN. of SHREWS- IITIRY, in the Couuty of Salop, Upholsterer, Dealer and Chapman, may receive a DIVIDEND of Eight Shillings in the Pound on their respective Debts, by applying to Mr. JAMES SAYER, Mercer, Shrewsbury, one of the Assignees, ou or after Monday, the 16th Day of September Instant. J. BICKERTON WILLIAMS, Solicitor to the Assignees. Swan Hill, Shrewsbury, Sept. lOfA, 1822. SHROPSHIRE CANAL. mHE next GENERAL ASSEMBLY 1. of the Company of Proprietors of the said Canal, will beheld at the Tontine Inn, in Madeley Wood, in ihe County of Salop, ou FRIDAY, the FOURTH Day of OCTOBER next, at the Hour of eleven in tlie Forenoon; when and where the Proprietors are requested to attend either per- sonally or by proxy. WILLIAM NOCK, Clerk to the Company. Wellington, September Id, 1822. ^> aic0 bp auction. ELIGIBLE PUBLIC HOUSE, And smalt House adjoining, HIGH- STREET, SHREWSBURY. BV MR. PERRY, At the Talbot Inn, Shrewsbury, on Friday, tlie 20th of September, 1822, at six o'CIock in tbe Evening, la One, or Two Lots, as shall then be determined : LL that well accustomed and Ion": established TAVERN, called Ihe WHEAT SHE AF, situate at the Top of HIGH- STREET ; con- taining, on the GroundFloor, a convenient Kitchen, two Parlours, Yard, Brewhouse, large Stable, aud Offices ; on the Chamber Floor, three good Bed Rooms ; and on tbe Upper Floor three more good Bed Chambers ; with spacious Cellaring under- neath, now in the Occupation of Mr. Jones, as Tenant at Will. Also a neat small HOUSE ( in HIGH- STREET) adjoining, containing Front Shop, Kitchen, Yard, and four Bed Chambers, in the Occupation of Mr. John Roberts, as Tenant at Will, and a very de- sirable Situation for any small genteel Trade. The peculiar Advantage in Situation of these Premises, is a never- failing source of Business, particularly on Market Days. For further Particulars . apply to Mr. SAMUEL HARLEY, Mardol, or Mr. PEIIRY. CORN MILL, HOUSE, LAND. CASKS. TO BE* S01D, AL A RGE Quantity of CASKS, con- sisting of Rum Puncheons, Brandy Pieces, Wine Pipes, Hogsheads, & c.— Apply to R. PICKSTOCK, WINE MERCHANT, S HRF/ W SB CRT. bp auction. Horses for Sale this Day. BY MESSRS. TUDOR & LAWRENCE, In the Horse Fair, Shrewsbury, THIS DAY, Wednesday, September 11th, 1822, precisely at Twelve o'Clock : LOT I. ONE very promising Chesnut Gelding, rising 5 Years old, got by Y'oung Sir Oliver. LOT II. A Brown Colt, rising 3, by Newcastle, and which for Symmetry and Action cannot be excelled. BY J. BROOME, ree Tuns Inn, Bishop's Castle, on Friday, i of September Instant, at Four o'Clock At the Three the 20th in the Afternoon CAPITAL Water CORN MILL, with a good DWELLING HOUSE, Out- buildings, Gardens, Orchard, and a Piece of rich Meadow LAND, containing together 7A. 3it. 35P. be. the same more or less; the Whole situated at WIIITCOTT, in the Parish of Norbury, and County of Salop; distant about 4 Miles from Bishop's Castle, and 16 from Shrewsbury, within a Mile of the Turnpike Road to each. The House and Mill are in excellent Repair, and there is an abundant Supply of Water in the driest Seasons. JAMES COOKE, ofWhitcott aforesaid, will shew the Premises. DIDDLEBURY. Freehold Manor and Estate, AT BKAGGINTQN, IN THE COUNTY OF SALOP. IN TWO LOTS. On Monday the 23d Day of September next, at 4 o'clock in tbe Afternoon, at the Talbot Inn, in the Town of Shrewsbury, BY MESSRS. TUDOR & LAWRENCE, ( Unless disposed of iu tbe mean Time by Private Contract, in which Case due Notice will be given) : LOT 1. ALL that the MANOR or LORD- SHIP of BRAGGINTON, with its Rights, Royalties, Privileges, and Appurtenances, and all that Capital Messuage or MANSION HOUSE, called BRAGGINTON' HALL, with the FARM, LANDS, and WORKMEN'S HOUSES, surround- ding the same, containing by Admeasurement 343A. 3R. 14P. be the same more or less, of Arable, Meadow, Pasture, Orcharding, Coppice, and Wood Land, situate inthe Parish of ALBEKBURY, in tiie County of Salop, and now in tbe Occupation of Mr. Plimley, as Tenant at Will; together with the PEWS and SITTINGS iu the Churches of Alberbury and Wollaston. LOT 2. All that MESSUAGE and GARDEN, with the Pieces and Parcels of LAND thereto belonging, situate at BRAGGINTO. V aforesaid, containing by Admeasurement 10A. 0. 4P. be the same more or less, now in the Occupation of the said Mr. Plimley, or his Undertenants, This Estate is exceedingly compact, within a Ring Fence, and is now let at the very low and lately reduced Rent of £ 300 per Annum.— A con- siderable Quantity of thriving Oak and other Forest Trees are growing on the Lands, and a Strata of Coal ( which has been partially worked) runs under the Estate. BRAGGINTON is delightfully situated, command- ing varied and extensive Views over the adjacent Country : is well supplied with Game and Fish ; aud lies between the two Turnpike Roads leading from Shrewsbury to Pool, aud Llandrinio ; is within 1 Mile from the River Severn, 10 from the County Town ofSalop, 4 from Llandrinio, 8 from Pool, and 12 from Oswestry.— The whole is subject to Tithes aud Land Tax.— The Estate may be viewed on Application to the Tenant, Mr. PLYMLEY ; and any further Information required may be had on Appli- cation to Messrs. DUKES and SALT, Attornies, Shrewsbury, at whose Office a Plan of the Estate may be seen. br miction. PRIDE HILL. Household Furniture, Feather Beds, China, Glass, Earthenware, Two Fowling Pieces Steel - mounted, Shop Counters, Shelves, Beams and Scales, Portable Mingle, cSf- c. BY C. HULBERT, On the Premises, PRIDE- HILL, Shrewsbury, on Friday, September 13th, 1822; VALUABLE HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, and other Effects, partly the Property of Mr. CLARKE, Hosier, who is retiring from Business; comprising three good Feather Beds, a Down Bed, three excellent Tent Bedsteads, handsome Mahogany Wardrobe Bedstead, neat Bureau Ditto, two Flock Mattrasses, two Single- leaf Mahogany Dining Tables, three Sets of good Mahogany Chairs, handsome Mahogany Chest of Drawers, two Pillar and Claw Round Oak Tables, good Sofa and Cover, two Portable Writing Desks, Pier Glass, two Dressing Glasses, and Dressing Table, Kitchen Dresser, and various Kitchen Chairs ; Petrefaction Time Piece, Paper and Japan Tea Boards and Waiters, very neat China Tea Set, rich Egyptian Vases, elegant Supper or Dessert Service, complete; a convenient Kitchen Skreen, a Portable Mangle, several Wire Fenders, and Fire Irons, and a Variety of Kitchen and Cooking Uten- sils, Earthenware, & c. ; five excellent larg- e Beer Barrels, and three smaller, capital large Cooler, and a Bathing Tub ; good Saddle for a Cavalry Horse; two very neat Fowling Pieces, . Steel- mounted, and as good as new ; Lot of Books, & c.— Also THE FIXTURES in Mr. Clarke's Shop, consisting of three good Counters, on excellent Range of Shelves, with Glass Doors, a Shop Desk and two Stools, two large Iron Beams and Scales, with several smaller Scales, Quantity of Weights, Shop Lamp, and various large and small Tea Canisters ; Lot of Bags aud Tressels, with a great Variety of other useful Articles. Sale to commence at Ten o'Clock. PRESTON GUILD. use, uarr. Miijor- uenerai Aytiner, sir It. r. ighton, Bait. Sir George Jerningham, Bart. Lady rninghnm. Sir T D. llesketh, Bart. Sir E. Blount, it. Sir John Hilton, R. N. Sir Richard Brooke, CHESWARDINE. MR. WIIXIAM BEDDQES'S Stunurtl ^ alc Will commence, on the Premises at DIDDI. EEERY, near Ludlow, Salop, ou Thursday, the 26th Day of September, 1822 ( being the Day before Ludlow Michaelmas Fair), when there WILL B 1 SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. BROOME, A BOUT Fifty Head of Herefordshire I\ CATTLE, and Two Hundred and Forty SHEEP, of the improved Southdown Breed. rrp Among the Cattle Stock are two five- years old" BULLOCKS, considered ( by many eminent Judges) in Point of Size, Symmetry, Quality, and Fatness, to surpass any Thing of the Kind yet produced ; and are well worthy the Attention of any Person for Exhibition. N. B. The Cows and Heifers are stinted to a Bull descended from the Stock of the late Mr. B. Touikins. gale or Sjoutsj& oam TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY SIR. BROOME, On the Premises at BROMFIELD, near Ludlow, on Friday, the 27th of September Instant ( being the Day of Ludlow Sheep Fair) : ON E H UN DRE D Thorough- bred SOUTHDOWN EWES from 1 to 4 Years old, and One Hundred Yearling WETHERS, in Lots of 10 each. Also, Twelve RAMS to LET for the Season. The Property of Mr. TENCH. The Sale to begin precisely at Two o'Clock. The AUCTIONEER requests Permission to inform his Friends and the Public, that the Ewes and Rams are well worth tbe Attention of Southdown Breeders, and the Wethers are fit for the Butcher. To Coat and Iron- Masters. At the Cock Inn, at Watling Street, near Welling- ton, in the Couuty of Salop, on Friday, the 27th Day of September Instant, at Five o'Cloek iu the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions as will be then and there produced : ONE undivided FOURTH PART or SHARE of and in alt that newly- erected BLAST IRON FURNACE, with the Buildings and Appurtenances thereto belonging, situate at LAYVLEY, in the Parish of Wellington aforesaid, and of and in all those COAL and IRONSTONE MINES, Iving together, under more than ONE THOUSAND ACRES of Land in the several Parishes of Little Wenlock and Wellington, in the said County, surrounding the said Furnace. The Iron Furnace is nearly ready for Blast, and the Coal and Ironstone have been proved and are of good Quality. The Coal Work i* now open as a Land Sale Work, by Messrs. WILLIAMS, CRANAGE, and HOMBERSLEY, and being within a Mile of the populous Town of Wellington, and adjoining the New Turnpike Road leading from that Place to Coalbrookdale, may be carried on to a great Extent. The Premises are held under Lease for the Resi due of a Term of Twenty- One Years, Seventeen of which remained unexpired 011 the 25th Day of March last, subject to moderate Rents and Royalties. For further Particulars apply to Mr. CRANAGE, of Watling Street aforesaid ; or to Messrs. PRITCH- ARD and SONS, Solicitors, Broseiey. STACKS OF WHEAT, OATS, & c. BY C. HULBERT, ( UNDER DISTRESS POR RENT), At the Fox and Hounds, Cheswardine, at One o'Clock, on Saturday, the 14th of September, 1822: LOT I. ONE STACK of excellent well- har- vested WHEAT, the Produce of nearly three Acres and a Half. LOTII. A Stack of Capital OATS, the Produce of upwards of nine Acres. LOT III. A small Stack of fine PEAS, the Pro- duce of more than one Acre. ' fhe above Stacks are situated in two Fields called OWLERT LEASOWS, now in the Occupation of Mr. Charles Lea, in or adjoining the Village of CIIF. SWARDINE.— Mr. AMBLER, Farmer, will shew the Lots. AT RYE BANK, NEAR WEM, IN THE COUNTY OP SALOP. TO THE PUBLIC. II AVING stated the Scheme of the New State Lottery at Length, I now beg Leave to say it meets with most unqualified Appro- bation, as it is on the good old Principle of the old- fashioned English Lotteries. Of late Years, Lotte- ries having become more frequent than in former Times, various Contractors introduced various No- velties into the Schemes, which Novelties, however popular at the Time, have, from their Frequency, become now no longer attractive; therefore the - Office- keepers concerned with myself in the present • Contract with Government, have determined to try how far the old- fashioned old- English Scheme of all Money, without any Prize of any Denomination being fixed, meets your Approbation ; thinking it likely that no Novelty may be the greatest Novelty ; consequently we have made a Scheme on that Basis, and look forward with the greatest Confidence to your Approval. It will be found to consist of 20,000 Tickets, to be drawn in Six Days, commencing 30th of Next Month ( October f— All the Tickets will l* c put into, the Wheel at once ( before the First Day).— There are Three Monev Prizes of £ 20,000, Two of £ 10,000, Two of £ 5,000, and 113 other Capitals, all Money I and 5,600 minor Prizes, all Money /— There, are not any Classes.— No Reserve, nor any Stock Prizes.— Every Ticket decides its own Fate, and no other, and as there is not even a small Prize fixed, the Whole being afloat, it is possible every Capital may be drawn the First Day ( nay, they might even be all drawn in the first Hour).— Tickets and Shares are now selling at my Offices, 4, Cornhiil, and 9, Cbaring- Cross, London, and by my Agents in this County" of whom Schemes, with every Particular, may be had gratis. I have the Honour to be Your devoted Servant, T. BISH, I. andnv, • Stock- Broker. Sept. bth, 1822. * t* In Ihe late Lottery { just finished) I sold the grand Prize, No. 4>< 56(), £ 30,000, nnd several minor Capitals ; aud in every preceding Lottery 1 have sold a very uicat Proportion of the large Prizes. Freehold Houses Lands. WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE. BY MRTWYLEY, At the Bull's Head Inn, Wellington, in th* County of Salop, on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, fhe 1st, 2d, and 3d Days of October next, at Three o'Clock in the Afternoon of each Day; IN 124 LOTS : ONE HUNDRED AND TEN DWELLING HOUSES, with the SHOPS, WAREHOUSES, MALTllOUSE, Gardens, and Appurtenances thereto respectively belonging ; comprising many of the Inns aud principal Houses in the best Streets iu WELLINGTON : together with upwards of TWO HUNDRED JSc THIRTY ACRES of most excellent LAND surrounding the Town. The Property is redeemed of Land- Tax ; and nearly the Whole is held by Tenants from Year to Year. Printed Particulars, descriptive of the Lots, may be had at the Place of Sale and the principal Inns iu the Neighbourhood ; and, together with further Information, of EGERTON LEEKE, Esq. Vineyard, Wellington ; Messrs. VICKFIIS and WYLEY, Cran- mere, near Bridgnorth ; or Messrs. PRITCHARD, Solicitors, Broseiey. MONTGOMERYSHIRE. Freehold Property, Tan- Yard, § c. IN LLANFAIR. ( Under a Decree of the Court of Chancery, of the Great Session for the several Counties of Mont- gomery, Denbigh, and Flint, in a Cause wherein MARGARET GRIFFITHS is Complainant, and JOHN HASSEI. and SAMUEL HASSEI. are Defendants, before JOHN COX, Esq. Register of the said Court, or bis Deputy duly authorised}, at the Cross Foxes Inn, in the Town of Llanfair, in the said County, on Saturday, the 28th Day of September, 1822, subject to such Conditions, and in the following, or such other Lot or Lots as shall then be agreed upon : LOT I. ATAN- HOUSE, YARD, STABLES, . and Gardens, with the Appurtenances, in the Town of LLANFAIR, in the County of Mont- gomery, late in the Occupation of Pryce Ilassal, deceased, the Intestate in the said Cause named, and now of Messrs. OWEN and THOMAS. LOT II. A Messuage or DWELLING HOUSE, Stable, Garden, and Appurtenances, in the same Town, now iu the Occupation of Thomas Lewis. LOT III. THREE DWELLING HOUSES, with the Appurtenances, situate in the said Town, and adjoining each other, now in the several Occupa- tions of Mary Hughes, David Howell, aud Sarah Williams. For further Particulars enquire of JOHN COX, Esq. 5, Guildford Street, London; Mr. GRIF- EITHES, Solicitor, Welsh Pool; or of Mr. HOWELL, of the same Place, Auctioneer. Choice Household FURNITURE, Linen, China, Glass, Books, Brewing Utensils, and other Effects, late the Property of IVillium Nickson, Esq. deceased. BY W.~~ CHURTON, On Friday and Saturday, the 20th and 21st Days of September, 1822, each Day at ten o'CIock : COMPRISING Fourpost and other Bedsteads with various Furnitures, and Win- dow Curtains, valuable Feather Beds, Bolsters and Pillows, Hair and Flock Mat rasses, Blankets, Quilts, and Counterpanes, Quantity of Bed and. Table Linen, Walnut and Painted Wardrobes, ex- cellent Linen Chests, Mahogany and Painted Dressing Tables, Chamber Chairs, Swing Dress- ing, Pier, and Chimney Glasses, Night Stools, Easy Chair and Cover, Sofa and two Suits of Covers, Weather Glass, Set of Mahogany Dining Tables ( Half- Circular Ends), Set of neat Maho- gany Chairs ( Hair Seats), Pile arid Scotch Carpets, rich Scarlet Moreen Window Curtains fringed ; Mahogany Trays ; China and Delf; Cut and Plain Glass, & c.; BOOKS, viz. Smollett's History of England, 16 Vols. Tillotson's Sermons, Folio, Doddridge's Family Expositor, 2 Vols. Townson on the Gospels, New Whole Duty of Man, with various other valuable Works of ifervey, Bunvan, Watts, She. lock, Ste. 8cc.; 2 Fowling Pieces ; Fish and Game Nets; several Sets of Table and Dessert Knives and Forks ; excellent long Telescope ; va- rious Oak Cupboards, Chairs, and Tables, Kitchen Grate, a general Assortment of Brass, Copper, Maslin, Pewter, Tin, Iron, Kitchen and Culinary Articles; Side Saddle and Bridles; Gig, Set of Ditto Harness; numerous Brewing Utensils ; Quan- tity of Glass Bottles; Garden and Husbandry Tools, 1 Tumbrel, Ladder; Quantity of Hay, Sic. Sic.— Likewise, the GARDEN CROPS, if not dis- posed of in the mean Time by Private Contract. N. B. The Furniture in the Kitchen, two Par- lours, Hall, and Part of the Bed- Rooms, will be Sold the lirst Dav ; remaining Bed Rooms, Books, Linen, China, Glass, Brewing Vessels, & c. on the Second. STATE LOTTERY. Real Old English Scheme. NO CLASSES.— NO FIXED PRIZES. 120 Capitals. 3 2 2 3 10 ALL MONEY.— ALL FLOATING. VIZ. - - of - £ 20,000 10,000 - 5,000 - 2,000 - 1,000 100 of ^ 500, .=£ 300 & £ 200. The Drawing will commence on the 30th of OCTOBER. SCHEME.- TAXIj MONEY. 3 of £- 20,0( 10 are £>. 0,000 • 2 2 3 10 20 20.... 60 200... 400 5.000. . 10,000 . 5,000 ,. 2,000 ... 1,000 500 ... .300 .... 200 40 20 10 20,001) . 10,000 , 6,000 10,000 . 10,000 . 6,00') . 12,000 . 8,' 100 . 8,000 . 50,000 20,000 Tickets £ 200,000 NO CLASSES,— NO FIXED PRIZES. DAYS OF DRAWING. This 3ubllee, held every twenty years, commenced on Monday, the2d instant, and lias so far heen cele- brated with grent splendour and public spirit. The Mayor, Nicholas Grimshaw, Esq. and liis daughter, Mrs. Atkinson, who acts as the Guild Mayoress for her mother, Mrs. Griinshaw, were on Monday and Tuesday honoured by numerous calls, at their ilouse in Winckley- Squnre, ibout 500 Nobility and Gentry ; among whom were— The Right Hon. Ear! of Derby, Hie Countess of Derby, llie Right Hon. the Earl of Wilton, the Countess of Wilton, the Right Hon. the Earl of Stamford and Warrington, Lord Grev, Lady Jane Grey, the Hon. E. G. S. Stanley, M. 1'. Lord Muucaster, Lord Lindsay, Lady Lindsay, Lady Avliner, Lady Gardiner, Mr'Justice Park, Sir W. Guise, Bart. Major. General Lord Ayltner, Sir II. P. Hoghton Jerni Bar Lady Brooke, S. Horrocks, Esq. M. P. John Black- burne, Esq. M. P. John F. Cawthorne, Esq. M P. E Bootle Wilbraham, Esq. M. P. Geueral Despard, Lieutenant- General Browne, Colonel II. Bnillie, Major Austell, ice. 6io. Previously lo Monday, the town was filled with visitors, niid'tlie morning of that day was ushered in hy Ihe ringing of tlie bells of ihe parish church. As the day advanced, crowds of persons in carriages, on horseback, ou fool, aud hy every species of convey- ance, poured iu. At haif. past nine the Worshipful the Mayor left his house in Wincklev Square, iu his carriage drawn by four horses, accompanied bv Mr. Justice Park, the Recorder, and by the Rev. Roger Cams Wilson, A. M. Vicar of Preston, the Mayor's Chaplain His Worship's carriage was followed by that of William Clayton, Esq. the Town's Bailiff; j Edmund Grimshuw, Esq. Bailiff of the Mayor; and ] Richard Palmer, Esq. the Town Clerk. On their arrival at the Town Hall, the Mayor was joined by tlie Nobility, the Clergy, and the Gentry, to form : with the Corporation in a public procession to Church The various trading companies, with the Lodgi's of Free Masons and Odd Fellows, were ar- j ranged in due order, and ihe procession moved forward. The Free Masons' Lodge hailed opposite to the Parish Church, opened right and left, aud formed a passage through whieh the Corporation, consisting of the Bailiff's, the Council, Ihe Aldermen, and the Mayor, supported by his Chaplain and the Recorder, \ and followed by llie Clergy and Gentry, proceeded into the church. Divine service was read bv the Rev. M. Mark, and an impressive scrmgu was preached bv the Mayor's Chaplain, from Psalm exxii. 4, " Whither the tribes go up, the tribes of the Lord, unto the testimony of Israel, to give thanks unlo tlie name of Ihe Lord."— Afler divine service, the procession moved up Church- street, dow n Cheap- side, by the west side of the Market- place, down Friargate, to Canal- street ; returned, and passed up Lune- street; down Fishergate, lo Pit- street; return- ed through Chapel- street, Winckley Square, Winck- ley street, and Fishergale, to Ihe Town Hall, whence the companies and societies pioceeded to their re- spective houses of entertainment, and passed the dav in convivial enjoyments. fhe cotton- spinners and weavers were a leadino* object of attraction in the procession, and they had with them a steam- engine in full work, with a speci- men of every other description of machinery used in their respective trades. The gentlemen leading eaeh division bore white wands. All the moving machinery was drawn by grey horses, Conducted by men iu white waggoners' frocks. This pageant was closed by Thomas Parr, Esq. of Poole, D. P. G M. for the county of Dorset, and five hundred Masonic Brethren of the town and neighbourhood of Preston, dressed in full suits of black. The Ball on the same evening was opened by Mrs. Atkinson and the Earl of Wilton, in a country dance, followed by the Countess of Wilton and M r. E Grim- shavv. This exhilarating pleasure was kept up with great spirit till two o'clock. The arrangements were excellent, and heightened the general gratification. Refreshments abounded in elegant profusion, and were arranged with finished taste. The dresses of the Ladies, the majority of whom were young, were splendid; whilst the simplicity of their general ap- pearance heightened the interest of the scene.— There were upwards of 500 persons present. On Tuesday the Mayor and Lady Mayoress pro- ceeded in their carriage to the Guild Hall, favtitired t> y most auspicious weafher. Carriages followed in rapid succession, filled with Ladies adorned with their Ball- room dresses, to accompany the Lady Mayoress to church, and afterwards to join in the j usual procession. The different companies and so- j cieties assembled under the directions of the Marshal. The Free Masons formed a passage to the Church, through which the Ladv Mayoress passed, supported by the Mayor and the Mayor's Chaplain. The Coun- tess of Derby, the Countess of Wilton, and a great number of ladies followed, and moved forward to the Parish Church. Their graceful and solemn entry was a most imposing and magnificent sight. As they ad- vanced up the centre aisle, they divided to the right and left, to occupy the pews. Divine Service was performed by the Vicar, at the particular request of the Countess of Derby, and he preached an excellent sermon from Luke i. 46, 47; u And Mary said, my soul doth magnify the Lord, and my spirit doth re- j joice in God my Saviour."-.- When the service was over, the Ladies, supported by Gentlemen, formed themselves into processional order, led by the Lady Mayoress supported by the Mayor and the Mayor's Chaplain. The Countess of Wilton, with the Hon. Mr. Stanley followed. The number of ladies was about 170, anil they walked through some of the principal- streets, according to ancient, usage. An immense concourse of people was assembled, but the greatest propriety marked their conduct, whilst every window was crowded with spectators. It is reckoned that there were 60,000 persons present.— The number of gentlemen and workmen engaged in the Proces- sion of the Trades is estimated at upwards of 2000: namely— The Tanners, kc. 60: Cotton Trade 800 : Cordwainers 40: Carpenters 120: Butchers 70: Vintners 90: Master Taylors 50 : Smiths 100 -. Odd Fellows250: bricklayers 100 : Gardeners 60; Print- ers, &. C. 40: Free Masons450.— ln the afternoon the Mayor gave a grand dinner at the Guild Hall, to a select party of his friends. The appointed amusement of the Evening was a Play ; and the Theatre was opened, under the im- mediate patronage of the Earl and Countess of Derby, with the Musical Play of Rob Roy and the Farce of Monsieur Tonson. The house was crowded, and pre- sented an assemblage of nobility, beauty, & fashion, 1 rarely witnessed iu a provincial Theatre. The new manager, Mr. De Camp, shewed great taste in the embellishments of the interior. The Earl and Coun- tess of Derby, accompanied by the Earl of Stamford and Warrington, and a numerous party of friends, appeared to be much entertained. The pieces were well supported; the play was rapturously applauded, ami tjie curtain fell amidst a shout of applause from i ail parts of the house. On Wednesday, during the forenoon, the hands' of music attached to the several societies paraded the streets, while the bustling- population visiied the numerous exhibitions. About noon, the splendid carriages and equipages of the Nobility and Gentry began to move towards the race course, where a great concourse of spectators speedily congregated. The stands were crowded, and the turf was surrounded hy a host of stage exhibitions. Mnch rain fell during the afternoon, and many gay pedestrians suffered the inconvenience of it.— In the evening the Mayor's Invitation Ball was attended by 800 noble, dis- tinguished, and other persons. Dancing commenced about ten o'clock. The Mayor and his daughter paid indefatigable attention to the company. The tea and refreshment- rooms were well supplied. Dancing was kept up till about two o'clock, when tbe company gradually retired, having spent iheir evening in a most agreeable manner. On Thursday the town was very full of strangers, ready for the graml race for the Old Gold Cup, value 100 guineas. The various exhibitions were crowded, and amongst them, that of Mr. Livingston's Balloon. Towards noon crowds began to move towards the race course, although very heavy rain was then falling, and every description of carriage was in re- quisition. Rain continued to pour in torrents during the whole afternoon — In the evening the Theatre was again attended by all the fashionable world. On Friday, the Race Course was not verv well PRESTON GUILD RACES. On WEDNESDAY, September 4th, was run for, on Fulwood Moor, near Preston, the Produce Stakes of 50gs. eaeh ; two miles. Lord Stamford's b. c. Adventurer ., 1 Mr. Clifton's b. c. hv Orville 2 Mr. Paulden's f. by Milo 3 Nine paid. Same day, a Purse of £ 70. Mr. Newsham's bl. m. aged ..... 2 Mr. Clifton's ch. f. by Woeful, 3 yrs 1 Three drawn. On Thursday, the 5th, the Old Gold Cup, value lOOgs. added to a Sweepstakes of lOgs. each ; three Utiles and a distance. Mr; Pierce's b. h, Reveller, aged 1 Mr. RiddelPs br. h. Doctor Syntax, aged ......,.; 2 Mr. T. O. Powleft's br. c. Jack Spigot", 4 yrs. ... 3 Eighteen paid. Same day, -£ 70, the gift of the Earl of Derby. Mr. jSimpson's b. in. Bonny Bess, 4 yrs i Mr. Ferguson's b. c. Champaigne, 4 yrs 3 1 1 2 dr. POOR RATE RETURNS. 1 2 2 dr. Mr. JPaulden's br. f. Faith One drawn. On Friday, the Oth, a Sweepstakes of lOOgs. each, h. ft. for colts or fillies ; one mile and a quarter. Sir W. Wynne's Belmont 1 Mr. Clifton's b. c. by Orville 2 Six paid. Same day, £ 70, given by the Members for the Borough. Mr. Simpson's h f. Bonny Bess, 4 yrs ............ 1 1 Mr. Newsham's bl. m. aged ] ...., 2 2 Three drawn. On Saturday, the 7th, a Gold Cup, given by the Corporation of Preston, added to a Sweepstakes of 5gs. each. Mr. J. Ferguson's gr. c. Jonathan, 4 yrs 1 Sir W. Wynne's Belmont, 3 yrs 2 Twenty paid. Same day, a Hunters' Stakes of lOgseach, rode by Gentlemen ; 2 miles. Mr. Walmsley's b. g. by Sultan, 6 y. rs 1 Mr. Seel's b. g. by Young Sorcerer, 6 yrs 2 Ten others were named. A Main of Cocks was fought, commencing on Tuesday, the 3d, between the Earl of Derby ( Potter, feeder), and Thomas Legh, Esq ( Gilliver, feeder), for lOgs. a Battle, and 200 the Main—- Main Battles 33— Byes 10. Atthe conclusion, on Saturday, the numbers were— DERBY 23M. 8B. LEGH 10 2. At ABINGDON RACES, on Tuesday week, the subscription cup for all ages was won by M r. Myttou's Banker, by Smolensko, beating two others. Tbe Abingdon stakes, for 3 and 4- year olds, was won by Mr. Fiehle's Netherfield, by Crispin, beating two others. The sweepstakes of 3 guineas each, for all ages, was won, at 3 heats, by Mr. Thornhill's Scarpa, heating fonr others. On Wednesday, the sweepstakes of five guineas each, for all ages, was won by Mr. Charlton's br. h. Shamrock, beating four others. A sweepstakes of 20 guineas, for two year olds, was won by Lord Warwick's b. c. by Phantom, dam by Sir Petronel, beating Mr. C. Day's ch. c. Ontario, and Mr. I). Fa Ik tier's b. f. by Doubtful. Five to one on Ontario. A sweepstakes of 5 guineas eaeh for horses that never won, was won by Mr. Fielde's Peter Fin, beating four others.— A sweepstakes of 10 guineas each, for hunters, was walked over for by Captain Berkeley's Alfred, by Fitzteazle. WARWICK RACES, 18- 22. On TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3d— His Majesty's Plate of lOOgs. 4- mile beats. Mr. Pierrepont's gr. h. Arbutus, 5 yrs. 1 1 Duke of Richmond's ch. c. Carbonaro, 4 yrs ... 2 2 Mr. Griffiths'* ch. h. Plebeian, 4 yrs 3 3 Four drawn. Guy Stakes of 50gs. each, h. ft. for 3- year olds. 1- mile. Mr. Sadler's ch. c. by Usquehagh 1 Mr. Toines's b. f. Fair Phillis 2 Mr. Lucy's b. c. Herald dr. Four paid ; 1 did uot name. Hunters' Sweepstakes of lOgs. each ; 2 mile beats. Mr. Platel's br. g. Slug, 5 yrs 1 C. II. Bracebridge, Esq.' s b. ni. Amusement, 5 yrs 2 2 Sir E. Smytlie's b. g by Election, 5 yrs 3 d Five paid. Sweepstakes of Jigs, each, with £ 50 added ; 2- mile heals. Mr. 3m. lter- s t » . m. rayunrtta, 1 • rs 1 Mr. J Coventry's b. h. Fitzorville, aged 2 3 Mr. Pryse's ch. h. Dr. Eadv, aged 3 2 Seven drawn: 1 did not name, j A fine race; the first heat was won by half a ' length, and the second by less than half a bend. Sweepstakes of 25gs. each, lEigs. ft. for 3 year olds ; 2- iniles. Mr. Sadler's ch. c. by Usqnebagh 1 Mr. West's b. f. by Maruiimi ..'. 2 Oue drawn ; one paid — Won cleverly by a length. WEDNESDAY, September 4.— Sweepstakes of lOgs. each for 3- year olds ; 1- mile, Mr. Law- lev's br. c. Sir William 1 Mr. West's b. f. by Marmion 2 Mr. Doddington's s. f. by Rubens 3 Mr. Roberts's b. c. by Fyldener 4 Mr. Jones's c. Champion fell One drawn ; five paid. An excellent race, and won by half a length.— When near ihe distance chair, Mr, Jones's Champion fell and rolled over his rider, who, however, was not much hurt. Sweepstakes of 15gs. each, for 2- year olds ; half a mile. Mr. West's ch. c. hy Rubens Mr. Sadler's b. c. brother to Pastorella Sir G. I'igot's b. f. Active Mr. Yates's ch. f. Squib Mr. Mvttnn's br. c. by Filho da Pitta .. Mr. Charlton's b. f. by Blucher Lord Warwick's b. c. hy Phantom Mr. Faulkner's b. f. by Doubtful Mr. Platel's br. f. Betsy Three paid. Gold Cup of IGOgs. and 150gs. iu specie, four- mile heat. Lord Stamford's b. c, Peter Lely, 4 yrs 1 I. ord Craven's b. in. Loss, 5 yrs 2 Mr. Mills's b. g. Sporus, 5 yrs 3 Lord Oxford's b, g. Gass, 4 yrs 4 Lord Cloninell's b. h. Banker, 6 yrs 5 Three drawn ; 17 paid. This race, as was anticipated, afforded capital sport. Peter Lelv won by about half a neck. Maiden Plate of £ 50; 2- mile heals. Ist October 30 I 2dNovemberl2 | 3d November 20 I 4th December ( i 5th December 17 Gill December ',' 3 Tickets and Shares are nn Sale at all Ibe Licensed Offices in London, and bv their Agents in every prin- cipal City and Town in the Kingdom. Mr. Sadler's h. h. Hedley, 4 yrs 7 11 Mr. Roberts's b. c. Galli'vanle, 3 yrs 14 2 Mr. Findon's br. c. The Baron. 4 yrs 2 2dr. Mr. Arthur's b. nr. Elwina, 5yrs 4 3dr. Mr. Faulkner's g. f. Music, 4 yrs 3 dr. Mr. Bloss's br. m. Avon- Las, aged 5 dr. Mr. Jones's br. m. Brown Belly, 4- yrs 0 dis. A capital race aud each heat warmly contested. Town Subscription Purse of £ 50; 2- mile beats. Mr. Pryse's ell. fi. Dr. Eadv, I) yrs 2 1 1 Mr. F. Charlton's cli. h. Plumper, 5 yrs ...... 1 2 2 Mr. Roberts's b. c. Broxash, 4 yrs 3 dis. Two drawn. A finer race than this has seldom heen witnessed ; in the first heat Plumper and Dr. F/ idy ran so very close that it was generally imagined' to have been a dead heat; indeed, so nice was the distinction, that the Judge could only decide that Plumper had won by a nose!— The other Iwo beats were both well contested, but won by Dr. Eady with comparative ease. The high expecfation which had previously been entertained of the sport drew together a numerous assemblage of spectators of ail ranks, especially on tlie Wednesday, ' the grand stand was well tilled, aud tiie number of splendid equipages was much greater than usual. The weather was upon the whole very favourable, aud Ihe sport, on the second day in particular, was most excellent. We under, stand lhat a larger meeting, or one productive of better sport, has seldom heen w itnessed.— The Stew- ards' Ball, on Wednesday evening, was exeedingly brilliant. The Hon. Chas. Percy, and I3u » dale, jun. Esq. of Merevale, are appjinted Stewards for the next Races. A great change has taken place in the fashion of horses. Until lately nothing under 10 hands was thought of for tbe chass ; but the buyers nt the The Report of the Select Committee appointed to consider the several Returns made lo the House of Commons, relative to the Sums levied ou ac. count of the Poor in England and Wales, bas been published. It states that— In conformity with the plan pursued by the Com- mittee of Inst year, your Committee firs I present to the House an Abstract of the whole sum assessed and levied, or in the last year ( for the reason assigned in the Report) levied only, in England and Wales, in every year for which Returns exist, with an account of the payments made thereout for other purposes' than the relief of the Poor, and of the sums actually expended upon the poor. This statement exhibits a continued reduction in the levies, from the year 1817- 18, so that in the last year the amount was less by about £ 31111,000 than the year 1819- 20; and less hy £ 9ti0,000 than in 1,817- 18. Bul il would appear from the Returns, that the amount of the expenditure for other pur- poses than the relief of the poor, has been increasing in ibe last three years, w hile the sums actually ex ™ pended on the poor have diminished. Whether this circumstance is ih any degree to fie accounted for by a different and probably more correct mode adopted by parish officers, of separating ihe two statements, your Commitlee cannot decide. Nor is the increase of the one bead of charge concomitant with a deJ crease of the other; a circumstance necessarily in- volving a suspicion of inaccuracy in Ihe Returns, because it is well known that in the period antece- dent to 1812, Ihe expenditure for other purposes in- creased more rapidly than the expenditure on ao- coilnt of liie poor. Il is Still true, as stated in the Report of last year, that the expenditure has increased from 1812 to the present lime; since The first period to March, 1815, a verages £ 6,123,178; The second, to March, 1818, averages 6,844,290; And the ihird, to March, 1821, averages 7,273,^ 229; But it is also still true, that the increase has not been progressive year by year, since 1817- 18 ; and flint it is not now progressive. On the contrary, each of the three years of ihe third period lias exhibited a diminution as compared with the year preceding. In 1817- 18, the amount was ....£ 7,890,148 ; In 1818- 19 ditlo 7,531,650; In 1819- 20 ..... ditlo 7,329,594; In 1820- 21 dilto 6,958,445. In nine counties and ridings, the expenditure of 1819- 20 was greater than ill 1818- 19. lu every one of these, there has heen a reduction in 1820- 21 • mid in every ooe, except the West Riding of Yorkshire, that reduction has brought the expenditure nol only below the preceding year, but beluw the average of the two preceding years. Berkshire, Norfolk, and Salop, are sfill distin- guished, by the exhibition of a diminution in the third period of average, as compared with the second. To these are now lu be luhledl- aiicashire, Nottinghamshire, Wiltshire, and Worcestershire. On the other hand, in ttvo counties onlv, Hunting, don and Northumberland, does the year 1820- 21 show an excess above 1819- 20. The increase has been hy no means considerable; and in neither county has the expenditure of the year 1820- 21 equalled the average of Ihe two preceding years. The jreneral rate of diminution between 1819 20 and 1820- 21, is live per cent. Nottinghamshire ex- hibits the highest rate of 17 per cent, and Cam- bridgeshire Ihe lowest, or one percent.: compared with 1817- 18, Ihe decrease has been at the rate of 12 per cent. The Committee of last year appended lo tlieir Re- port, an account of the average price of wheat, in periods corresponding with those of the Returns. Your Committee cannot avoid noting, without com- ment— a remarkable coincidence between the fluctu- ations iu Ihe Price of Wheat and in Ibe Poor Rates, lu the first period, both declined annually; both rose in the second ; both fell in the third. But though it appears that a rise in the price of Wheat is accompanied by a rise or fall in the amount of the Poor Rates, il is not to he understood lhat the variations have occurred at a corresponding rate. The protection of the interests of tbe payers nf rates, by preventing or detecting embezzlement by Ibe overseer, or the unauthorized expenditure of ilie money ofthe parish, is unquestionably an important object. Your Committee are not satisfied that Ihe existing law has sufficiently provided even for the local interests of the parish in this respect ; but they npprrlirml jhnt the Slate boa alais an iotef.' sr in the repression of wasteful expenditure, which inter- est has never, until within a few years, been in Ihe contemplation of those who have legislated upon the Poor Rales. This interest of the State consists in tlle importance of counteracting to Ihe utmost, the evil tendencies nf llie Poor Laws in relation to society; their effect in discouraging industry and frugality, and introducing hail feelings aud ' habit* among the people. With this view it may sometimes be necessary to repress even the benevolent intentions of those by whom the rates are paid; and still more Ihe incautious beneficence of those who have llie power of disposing of the money of others. Thus, even if it could be supposed lhat those upon whom the money is levied would not unnecessarily expend it, and that, therefore, an effectual audit of'accounts would be sufficient lo prevent improvident expend- iture by vestries or overseers, that check would he quite inoperative upon Justices of the Peace. Expenditure, whether extravagant in amount or misdirected in its objects, cannot lie effectually checked, unless it he subjected, not only to a correct audit, bul to a vigilant superintendence. It is neither w ithin Ihe province, nor consistent with the opinions of your Committee, to suggest the estab- lishment of any such superintendence while ihe ex- penditure is ill progress ; but they nre strongly im- pressed with the belief, that whatever may make* not only the higher local Authorities, but the King, Government, Parliament^ and the public, acquainted with the system and amount of the expeuditu^ e + rr everv district and parish, will operate as one of the most effectual checks which can be adopted for con- trolling the expenditure. It is obviously impossible that even the resident Justices of a division, or any tribunal Higher that! the vestry of a parish, can take cognizance of the case of every person relieved; but there is a lon- r interval between an examination so minute as to con" sider the case of each pauper, aud one s<> general as to contemplate only the gross sum expeuded upon all the paupers in a parish. Your Committee conceive, that if the persons re- lieved, and the causes of relief, were distinguished in classes, information of the greatest utility mrnld be obtained, not only for checking the expenditure of particular parishes, but for communicating to Parlia- ment a much more accurate know ledge-' than they now possess, of the nature and causes oi the variation in the amount of the Poor Rates, This is the only Lottery for more than Thirty Years past in which the IVhole of the Prizes hdve been left floating, and none fixed for particular Dujjs. attended principally owing to the doubtful state of bte fair3 in Lincolnshire and Yorkshire would not the weather, and to many ot the visitors having been completely drenched with rain the former day. Con- trary to expectation it continued fair.— At night, the Fancy Ball took place at the New Exchange Rooms. | About nine o'clock the company began to arrive ; a more elegant company was never witnessed ; but to attempt any general description of the dresses or characters would exceed our limits; every person present seemed, by their costume, to enter" into the spirit of the scene; the taste and splendour of the dresses exceeded every thing which bad been an- ticipated, and almost realized the poet's fancied pic- ture of fairv land. The company did not disperse till after the light of morning had beamed iu full radiance. look at any thing above 15 hands and one inch, or thereabouts. Black horses have also fallen into discredit. Greys and browu bays are the favourite colours. Of the former, an iron grey has the decided preference. It rates 10 per cent, above any other colour. Several of the opulent Gentlemen Farmers in the Counties of Norfolk and Suffolk, much to their credit, have resolved that during the ensuing winter they will not use their threshing machines, by which a great number of the labouring; class of society will be employed, Such information would be particularly useful, if the Ilouse entertain any measure for amending the Poor Laws, since they would thereby be enabled to form some estimate of the effect of any partial regu- lation. For instance, it has been proposed, at different times, to confine relief to the sick and impotent ; to prohibit the administration of relief, iu moilev, to able- bodied persons ; to forbid a consideration ofthe nnmberof children in giving relief to a parent; the operation of each of these, and of various other measures which have been or may be recommended, would be at least approximately ascertained by the classification suggested, " And if any of the grounds upon which relief is now administered, are to be deemed illegal, or made so by a new law, a provision which should require from parishes a statement of the grounds upon which the several portions of their expenditure have been conducted, will enable those hy whom the accounts are passed, if not to disallow the irregular charges, which ( except where they are manifestly illegal, such as charges for dinners, and others for the benefit of the officers) might he a proceeding in the first instance too severe^ at least to take care that the irregularity be not repeated." A VAGRANT MONKEY.— Marmaduke Lawson, Esquire, an acting Magistrate for the County of York, being examined before a Committee of the House of Commons on the vagrant laws, was asked if he had ever known an instance of any thing except a vagrant having heen included in a pass ? He replied in the affirmative, and related the following circumstance : A man who bad a monkey, which was the means of his subsistence, in going up and down the country, was taken up for begging: he had a regular pass, made out for Scotland, with the usual allowance of 8d. per day. The man said that he could not main- tain himself aud his monkey on that sum, and the consequence must be that he must dispose of him. The Clerk having been much amused and pleased with the tricks and grimace* of the monkey, said, 1 vve will pass him too.' Accordingly a blank pass was filled up for the monkey under tbe name of k John Strange,' also wilh the allowance of 8d. a day, and by w hich he was passed out uf the North Riding inl Scotland." FOREST FLOWERS. YE simple weeds tliat make the desert gay, Bisdain'd. of all, e'en by the youngster's eye, Who lifts his stick, a weapon iu his play, And lops your blossoms as he saunters by In mockery of merriment— yet I Hail you as favourites of my early days ; Aud every year, as mid your haunts I lie, Some added p'leas-. ire claims my lonely gaze : — Star- pointed thistle with its ruddy flower ; Wind- waving* rush left to bewilder'd ways, Shunning the scene which culture's toil devours,— Ye thrive in silence where I glad recline • S h a ri n g w i i li fi ner blooms Spr i n g's geu tie s h ow e rs , That shows ye'ie prized by better taste than mine. HYMN TOJGHS SUN. i. Giver of glowing light! Though but a God of other days, The kings and sages of wiser ages Still live and gladden in thy genial rays. II. King of the tuneful lyre ! Still poets' hymns to thee belong ; Though lips are cold, whereon, of old, Thy beams all turu'd to worshipping and song. HI. Lord of the dreadful bow ! None trium; h now for Python's death, But thou dost save from hungry grave The life that hangs upon a summer breath.- IV. Father of rosy day ! No more thy clouds of incense rise,. But waking flow'rs, at morning hours, Breathe out their sweets to meet thee in the skies. V. God ofthe Delphic fane ! No more thou hearest to hymns sublime, But they will leave on winds at eve, A solemn echo to the end of time. BATTLE OF WATERLOO. Receipts of Religious Charities in 1821. British and Foreign Bible Society £ 103,802 17 Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge 53,729 9 Church Missionary Society 32,975 9 London Missionary Society 29,437 13 Wesley an Missionary Society 26,883 5 Society for Propagating the Gospel in Foreign Parts 19,513 11 Baptist Missionary Society ( about).. 12,000 0 General Baptist Ditto ( about) 1,000 0 Moravian Missionary Society 7,192 18 Society for Conversion of Jews 10,( 189 13 Naval and Military Bible Society... 2,040 4 Religious Tract Society 9,261 3 Prayer- Book and Homily Society.... 2,056 15 Hibernian Society 5,372 5 Church of England Tract Society... 514 11 10 Society for Relief of Poor Pious Clergymen 2,219 0 5 Continental Society . 1,074 12 6 London Female Penitentiary 4,075 19 0 African Institution... 1,121 0 0 Sunday School Society for Ireland.. 3,193 6 6 Hibernian Bible Society. 5,679 11 10 British and Foreign School Society ( about) 1,600 0 0 Irish Religious Book and Tract Society 2,944 0 Sunday School Union Ditto 1,762 4 Total . . £ 341,141 12 8 On tbe 27th ult. the Annual Meeting of the BRISTOL STEDFAST SOCIETY was held at the White Lion, in Bristol, and was honoured by the presence of His Gr ce the Duke of Beaufort, Lord Edward Somerset, Lord Apsley, W. Dickinson, Esq. M. P. nnd several of the distinguished Members of that loyal and patriotic Club. The chair was most ably tilled by Lord Edward Somerset, who prefaced the various constitutional toasts usually drank on this occasion with several most appropriate and ener- getic speeches ; which drew down thunders of applause from the company assembled. On the health of the Duke of Wellington being drank, Lord Apsley said, that he had frequently heard his Grace assert that the reception he met with from the Citizens of Bristol, when he made his triumphal entry there on his return at the Peace, vvas one of ihe most gratifying events of his life. Upon the health of the Honourable Chairman being drank, coupled vvitb the other Heroes who fought at Waterloo, it Was intimated . that another noble person in the room, beside Lord Edward Somerset, who it will be remembered commanded the House- hold troops on the ever- memorable occasion, was present as a volunteer on the field of battle. The mention of this circumstance led to the relation of the following anecdote, which, in justice to the party concerned, we cannot withhold from the public, as it discloses one instance more, to several • which have lately occurred, of the magnanimity of inihd, with which the British Heroes and British Statesmen of the present day can silently hear some of their noblest actions traduced by the tongue of slander, or misrepreseute and perverted by the factious and licentious press, without giving them- selves the trouble to refute the falsehoods trusting to the slow but certain effects of time and history for their defence aud justification. It lias frequently been asserted in the Radical prints, and many have given credence to the story, that our great Hero and his Staff were at an Assembly at Brussels on the evening preceding the Battle of Waterloo ; and that he was wholly unprepared, and ignorant of the intentions and near approach of Bonaparte and his army. The following* simple narrative, which has not hitherto, we believe, received such authentic verification, falsifies at once the assertion that the Duke was unprepared for the attack, and proves lhat there can be no reason why the plans and intentions of a great military commander should ever extend far beyond his own breast. The honourable volunteer alluded to was by chance at Brussels at this very period j and at his Grace's particular request rode vvith him the day preceding the. battle, through the British lines, and over the far- famed Plains of Waterloo; the Duke informed him that he expected the engagement to take place en the following day ; and that lie vvas much pleased • with the position which he had taken. Lord Hill also was apprised of his Noble Commander's wishes and expectations ; but not so, perhaps, were many others of his officers ; and it was the Duke's parti- cular wish, expressed to his noble friend, that his brother, an officer also in the army, should with all his other comrades by 110 means absent themselves from the ball at Brussels, to which they had been invited. They did attend the ball ; but were all nnder orders to be at head- quarters by five o'clock the next morning ; and their attending the ball as was expected, it is an ascertained fact, led Bona- parte to believe, that the Duke was unprepared for The result is LIBEL.— In the golden days of good Queen Bess, those Halcyon days, to which every English- man affects to look up with rapture, the punish- ment for libel was loss of the right hand to the libeller. A Mr. Page, who had presumed to write a pamphlet on the subject of the Queen's marriage with the Duke of Anjoir, was prosecuted for, and convicted of, libelling her Majesty,* and suffered the punishment. When on the scaffold, he made the following manly and spirited speech : 44 Fellow Countrymen, I am conic here to receive the law according to my judgment, and thank the God of all, and of this 1 take God to witness ( who knoweth fhe hearts of all men), that as I am sorry I have offended her Majesty, so did I never mean harm to her Majesty's person, crown, or dignity; but have been as true a subject ( as any was in England) to the best of my ability, excepting none."— Then holding up his right hand, he said, 44 This hand did I put to the plough, and got my living by it many years. If it would have pleased her High- ness to take my left hand, or my life, she had dealt more favourably with me, for now I have 110 means to live ; but God, who is the father of us all, will provide for me. I beseech you,- good people, to pvay for me, that I may take my pun- ishment patiently."— He then laid his hand'upon the block, and prayed the lixecutioner to dispatch quickly. At two blows his hand vvas taken off: when, lifting up his bleeding arm, and pointing to tlie block, he said to the bye- standers, 44 See, I have left there a true Englishman's hand ;" and then went from the scaffold stoutly, and with great courage. What would be said of such a punish- ment in the present day ? CHANGE OF CIRCUMSTANCE.— Would an individual now, progressing from London- Bridge through the Pool to Greenwich, observing tbe forest of masts exhibited on each shore of the majestic River Thames, and the Dock- yards con- tiguous thereto crowded with shipping, credit that little more than two centuries and a half had rolled over since the now great and opulent Port of London could not have mustered half a dozen trading vessels belonging to her of the burthen of 120 tons. It is a well- authenticated fact, however, that in the early part of Elizabeth's reign, in 1540, the Port of London, exclusive of the Royal Navy, had 110 more than four vessels of 120 tons burthen belonging to it. The merchants of the Hans Towns, resident in London, were privileged above the native merchants; and even up to 1552 those aliens engrossed a great part of the foreign trade of the kingdom; and all their imports and exports were made in foreign bottoms ; and in Sir William Monson's Naval Tracts it is stated, that at a much later period the Venetians sent their argosies Eujvland, ladon Indian merchandize. ill* Turkish, Persian, uutl Society for the Propagation of the Gospel fa Foreign Parts.— u The Society was originally in- corporated in the year 1701, for the Support of an Orthodox Body of Clergy in his Majesty's Colonies, and the general diffusion of Christian Knowledge among* trie recent Settlements of North America, and accordingly, its operations were for many years confined to that quarter of the globe. " The Members of the Corporation, of which the Archbishop of Canterbury was first appointed President, and has since been annually elected to that office, are chosen by ballot, and conduct the business of the Society, in addition to certain of the Chief Prelates and Dignitaries of the Church for the time being*, specially named in the Charter; within the last few years additional Members have been united to the Body in the capacity of Associated and Contributing Members, and these are appointed by nomination. " Previously to the separation of the Thirteen Colonies from the Parent Country, the whole of those extensive provinces participated in the bene- fits derived from the exertions of the Society ; and the very existence ofthe Episcopal Church in those regions at the present moment is justly to be at- tributed to its early and long- continued efforts ; but since the acknowledgment ofthe Independence of the United States, its operations in North America have been necessarily limited to the Provinces of Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and New- foundland. 44 Of late years the Population in those Colouies has increased to such an extent, that the Society has deemed it necessary to enlarge the number of its Missionaries far beyond what was required during the last war ; indeed, as it appears from the Table subjoined to the Society's Reports, the Spi- ritual wants of those countries cannot be adequately supplied without such an addition to the Ministers of Religion as would almost double the number that was considered sufficient even at so late a period as the year 1816. The actual number of Missionaries now in the service of the Society, is Eighty- six, in addition to which a large body of Schoolmasters is partially supported from its Funds. " Another source of expenditure has been opened to the Society in the extended Colonization of the Southern parts of Africa, and in the interior of New Holland, where it will form an object of great and important in te rest to carry forward the same plans of religious instruction and general education which have been found so effectual in the North Americau Colonies. " To meet these great and increasing demands the resources of the Society are found wholly in- adequate, notwithstanding the liberal aid they have obtained- from Parliamentary Grants. " They have already been under the necessity of reducing their capital stock by the sale of £ 10,000 3 per cent. Consolidated Bank Annuities, aud a further sum of considerable magnitude will be re- quired to make good the deficiencies of the present year. 44 The Collections under the authority of the Royal Letter, granted in 1819, are appropriated to the exclusive uses of the Bishop's College, Calcutta, and the Establishments connected with it, and will be found unequal to answer the increasing demands from that quarter. The buildings there are already so far advanced that it is expected the College will be in a state of activity at the very commencement of the ensuing year. " Letters have been received, announcing the arrival of the Principal of the College at Calcutta, in company with one of the Professors, and that they were both diligently engaged in the pursuits of those studies which Avould enable them to carry on with effect the designs of the Society. The foundation ofa College Library had been laid at a considerable expense, which will require many additions to rentier it efficient for the purposes of the Institution. At the Meeting of the Board in March last, it was resolved to endow ten Theological Scholarships, and the same number of Lay Scholar- ships, to form a body of Schoolmasters and Cate- chists, as well as Missionaries, the charge for which cannot be estimated at less than Tweuty Thousand Pounds. " Under these circumstances, the Society intreat their Friends to circulate, with increased activity, authentic details of the nature and extent of their operations, with a conviction that the British Public will not fail to view the Corporation as the safest depository for their Charitable Contributions to- wards the Propagation of the Gospel in Foreign Parts." The Pleasures of a Newspaper. MR. EDITOR,— Every man, when he awakes in the morning, finds that the reflections suggested by the preceding day have been, if not wholly obliterated, at least suspended by sleep ; that hew topics of conversation are wanting, aud that surprise is on tiptoe for new calls; he is unwilling to recur to the business of the preceding day, because it has been exhausted ; or ashamed to recollect it because it has disappointed him. A family thus met together would drink the cup of Lethe, and eat the toast of taciturnity, were they not happily relieved from torpor of thought and immobility of tongue, by the entrance of a Newspaper. It is possible, indeed, that the weather might fur- nish a brief subject of debate, but the wind must blow a hurricane, and the rain descend in torrents, to be worth more than a moment's conversation.— When the newspaper appears, however, all Europe is united to refresh the languid memory, to quicken the dull thoughts, and to give expedition to the communicative tongue. No publication surely was ever so fertile in sources of reflection lo those who choose to think, or of conversation to those who prefer the humbler, though more noisy business of talking. First a long list of extensive amusements presents itself, fraught with every tempting induce- ment. Here it is important to observe how a play is casty what great performers are concerned, and what farce or entertainment is to follow ; if a concert or opera, what pieces are to be performed, and whether the Divine Catalani bears a part. From amuse- ments there is a transition to works of charity, to sub- scriptions of names and sums of money for benevolent purposes ;— whether the arrangement here be judici- ous, or whether these ought not to precede amuse- ments, I shall not stop to inquire.— Attentively observed, newspapers will be fouud very correct pic- tures of the times, aud very faithful records of the transfer of property, whether by sale or fraud. I hinted that the arrangement was apparently con- fused. We see books and pills, estates and lap- dogs, perfumery and charity sermons, crowded together by one of those accidents by which we may suppose j Chaos would be produced. Here a disconsolate widow J dvertises that she carries on business as usual, for j e benefit of her orphan family ; aud there a lady of ! uality offers five guineas for the recovery of her p- dog, which answers to the name of Chloe. A persons wants to borrow £ 5000 on undeniable secu- rity ; and a stable keeper offers to sell a horse for one hundred guineas on his own word — Servants ant places, iu which 44 wages are no object;" a riter wants an apprentice, where only 100 guineas • premium is asked, and none given. Mr. B LANCASTER ASSIZES. his giving battle the followin, well known." day. A superb table of polyanthus wood has recently been added to the unique furniture of Carlton Palace. It is beyond description beautiful, and the veinings exhibit nature in all its strange vari- eties. CLAN DRU-. IMOND, PERTH.— An Edinburgh Paper says— r44 We understand that the Drummond Highlanders, fifty in number, set off on Saturday for Perthshire, highly delighted vvith the kind patronage and liberality of their chieftain, the Right Hon. Lord Gwydyr. Since the arrival of the clan in Edinburgh, upon the present happy occasion, they have formed a conspicuous part of the different processions: they are a set of fine- looking robust Highlanders, handsomely equipped by their chief in the true Highland garb, and bearing their ancient badge— a bough of holly. On his Majesty's landing al Leith, they were stationed next the Royal carriage, and so soon as his Majesty had taken his seat, the leader of the clan went up lo his Majesty, and, in the name of the Chief, welcomed his Majesty to the Highlands of Scotland, which expression of attachment his Majesty was pleased to acknowledge in the most gracious manner. In the evening the clan depo- I sited Iheir banners at the Chieftain's hotel, after which they, through their leader, received the thanks of the Chieftain for their alacrity in assem- bling to meet him in Edinburgh to welcome his Majesty, having started from Drummond Castle on six hours' notice, and also his entire approba- tion of their conduct while in Edinburgh, accom- panied with a hearty Highland invitation to repair, on their return, to Drumniond Castle, to a dinner end ball, on Tuesday, 27th August, whither his Lordship has gone to receive them." CAPER- CUTTING.— On the Island of Malta the caper- tree grows wild in great plenty, and is particularly abundant 011 the walls of Lavalette, where much ftmit is annually produced, which since the capture of the island has been the undis- puted perquisite of the officer in command of the Engineers. Some time ago the officer commanding that corps complained to the Governor, stating that the trees were cut down and the fruit carried away by the inhabitants, and begging the Governor to issue an order for the protection of what he conceived to be his lawful property; upon which the old facetious gentleman gave out the following ludicrous order :— 46 Whereas it has been reported to me, hy the Officer commanding the Engineers, that the inhabitants of Lavalette have for some time past destroyed the fruit and cut down the caper- trees hanging on the outside of the walls of the garrison :— it is the command of the Governor that no one in future cut capers either 011 the top or sides of the walls, except the Lieut.- Colonel commanding the Engineers. Any one found cut- ting his capers on the walls after this notification will be confined in the black- hole for the first offence, and, for a repetition of so flagitious an act, the next capers they cut will be their own, at the tail of a cala6h, to the tune of a cat- o'- nine. lails." ROAST PIG. \ From the London Magazine."] Of all the delicacies in the whole mundus edibilis, I will maintain it to be the most delicate— princeps obsoniorum, 1 speak not of your grown porkers— things between pig and pork— those hohydehoys— but a young and tender suckling— under a moon old— guiltless as yet of the stye— with no original speck of the amor im- munditice, the hereditary failing* of the first parent, yet manifest— his voice as yet not broken, but some- thing between a childish treble, and a grumble— the mild forerunner, prceludium, of a grunt. He must be roasted. I am not ignorant that our ancestors ate them seethed, or boiled— hut what a sacrifice of the exterior tegument! There is uo flavour comparable, I will contend, to that of the crisp, tawny, well- watched, not over- roasted, crackling, as it is well called,— the very teeth are invited to their share of the pleasure at this banquet in overcoming the coy, brittle resistance— with the adhesive oleaginous— O call it not fat— hut an indefinable sweetness growing up to it— the tender blossoming of fat— fat cropped in the bud- taken in the shoot— iu the first innocence— the crcam and quintessence of the child- pig's yet pure food the lean, 110 lean, but a kind of animal manna— or rather, fat and lean ( if it must be so) so blended and rnuning into each other, that both together make but one ambrosian result, orcommon substance. See him in the dish, his second cradle, how meek he lieth !— wouldst thou have had this innocent grow up to the grossness and indocility which too often accompany maturer swinehood ? Ten to one he would have proved a glutton, a sloven, an obstinate, disagreeable animal— wallowing in all manner of filthy conversation— from these sins he is happily snatched away— Ere sin could blight, or sorrow fade, Death came with timely care- bis memory odoriferous— no clown curseth, while his stomach half rejecteth, the rank bacon— no coal- heaver bolteth him in reeking sausages— he hatha fair sepulchre in the grateful stomach of the judicious epicure— and for such a tomb might be conleut to die. He is the best of sapors— Pine- apple is great. She is indeed almost too transcendent— a delight, if not sinful, yet so like to sinning, that really a tender- conscienced person would do well to pause— too ravishing for mortal taste he woundelh and excoriateth Ihe lips that ap- proach her— like lovers' kisses— bul she stoppeth at the palate— she meddled) not with the appetite, aud the coarsest hunger might barter her consistently for a mutton chop. I am one of those, who freely and ungrudgingly impart a share of the good things of this life which fall to my lot ( few as mine are in this kind) to a friend. I protest I take as great an interest in my friend's pleasures, his relishes, aud proper satis- factions, as in my own, 44 Presents," I often say, 44 endear Absents." Hares, pheasants, partridges, snipes, barn- door chickens ( those 44 tame villatic fowl1'), capons, plovers,, brawn, barrels of oysters, I dispense as freely as I receive them. I love to taste them, as it were, upon the tongae of my friend. But a stop must be put somewhere. One would not, like Lear, 44 give every thing." I make my stand upon pig. Methinks it is ingratitude to send out of the house, slightingly ( under the pretext of friend- ship, or I know not what), a blessing so particularly adapted, predestined, I may say, to my individual palate— it argues an insensibility. Our ancestors were nice in their method of sacri- ficing these tender victims. We read of pigs whipt to death with something of a shock, ns we hear of any other obsolete custom. The age of discipline is gone by, or il would be curious to inquire ( in a phi- losophical light merely) what effect this process might have towards intenerating and dulcifying a substance, naturally so mild and dulcet as the flesh of young pigs. It looks like refining a violet. Yet we should be cautious, while we condemn the in- humanity, how we censure the wisdom of the practice. It might impart a gusto— His sauce should be considered. Decidedly, a few bread crumbs, done up vvith his liver and brains, and a dash of mild sage. But banish, dear Mrs. Cook I beseech you, the whole onion tribe. Barbecue your whole hogs to your palate, steep them in shalots, stuff them with plantations of rank and guilty garlick ; you cannot poison them, or make them stronger than they are— but consider, he is a weak- ling— a flower. * EWA. AFRICA.— Mr. Jackson, resident upwards of 16 years in South and West Barbary, makes the following observations on the diffusion of the blessings of Christianity in Africa :— 44 That it is a Christian duty to attempt, by lenient measures, to propagate the Christian religion among the idolaters and Mnhnmedans of Africa, cannot be doubted ; but this propagation will not spread to any considerable extent, until ( in that country) the mor- als of Christians in general shall approach nearer than they actually do to the standard of Christian perfection. It is, however, most certain that there never was a more promising or a more favourable opportunity of subverting paganism in Africa, and establishing Christianity on its ruins, than at this present period ; and I think the best method to effect this desirable purpose, is through the medium of commerce, which must, in that continent, neces- sarily precede science and civilization. It is well known, by all men of penetration who have resided in Muhamedan countries, that the principles of the re- ligion of Muhamed are not so repugnant tp Christi- anity as many, nay, most persons have imagined. Vari- ous causes, however, tend to increase the hostility that exists between the two religions. First, it is aug- mented by the Fakeers, and by political men, who are ever active in bringing to their aid superstition and enthusiasm, to increase the hostility. Secondly, it is augmented by the very little intercourse which they have vvith Christians, originating, for the most part, in our ignorance of the Arabic language, nn ignorance which has been lamented by the Emperor Seedy Muhamed Ben Abdallah himself. Thirdly, the hostility of these iwo religions is augmented by a very ancient tradition, that the country will be in. vaded by theChristians, and converted to Christianity &. that this event will happen 011 a Friday ( the Muha. medan sabbath), during the time that they are at the Csilla dohor) prayers at half past one o'clock, P. M., so that throughout the empire they close Ihe gates of all the towns on this day, at this period of time, till two o'clock, P. M.: when the prayers are over, and the people go out of the mosques, the gates are again thrown open. This tradition, which is universally believed, acts on the mind: of the whole community, and fans the embers of hostility already lighted between Christians and Mnhamedaris, bringing to the recollection of the latter the hostile intentions of the former to invade and take their country from them, when an oppor tuuity shall offer. Ou the other hand, what tends to reconcile the two creeds is, the influence tbat Euror pean commerce, and the principles of the Christian doctrine, have had 011 the Musselmen of Africa. This influence extends as far as the commerce with Europeans extends. Wherever the Europeans ne gociate with the Moors, the great principle of the Christian doctrine is known and discussed,— that principle which surpasses every doctrine pro pagated by the Grecian philosophers, or the wise men of the East,— that truly noble, liberal, and charitable principle, 44 Do as you would be done by," influences the conduct of the better educated Musselmen who have bad long intercourse and negociations with Christians ; and they do fail to retort it upou us, whenever our conduct deviates from it. Thus the minds of Musselmen, wherever European commerce flows, are tinctured with this great principle of the Christian doc- trine. And, to an accurate observer of mankind, it will appear that this principle, from its own intrin- sic beauty, has in many cases superseded the Mussel- man retaliative system of morality, originating in the Mosaic law, 44 An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth." For I have heard Musselmen, in their indi- vidual disputes with one another, advance this pre- cept as a rule of conduct. If, therefore, this divine principle be recognised by Mnsselmen, who have had intercourse and commercial negociations with Euro- peans, iu defiance of the obstacles in this country suggested by the fakeers and political men, what might we not expect from the due cultivation of an extensive commerce, upon a grand national scale, with this interesting continent ? Might we not expect a gradual diffusion of the principles of Christianity among- the Musselmen, as well as among the pagans and idolaters of Africa? I would venture to assert, that in the event of the British government engaging, with energy and determination, to cultivate a com- mercial intercourse and extensive connection with Africa, that the negroes, and possibly even the Muhamedans, might gradually be converted tu Chris- tianity. This event would take a long time to ac- complish, but its gradual progress, most probably, would be more rapid than was the progress of Muha- medanism during the life of the Arabian prophet." f » . ..• lost his pocket- book in coming out of the play house; and Mrs. has eloped from her husband, who will ay no debts of her contracting, 44 as witness his ( x) ark." But of all persons 44 that 011 earth do dwell," the sick find the greatest relief in newspapers. Why is it that djsease should prevail, iu spite of the44 infal- lible medicines" that are in a manner down he throats of the sick, is astonishing. Do we not find that in some cases a single box of pills will effect cure— and in others, that the patient will be reliev- l hy the smell only? Will not these medicines keep good in all climates !" Is it not notorious that they perform tlieir cures 44 without loss of time r hindrance of business?" Why then do we hear of the sick and the dying ? Why are not our hospitals turned into alms- houses, for decayed Physicians, and Apothecaries who have no business? Nor is the information respecting the preservation of the health less important than the cure of disease. If we turn our eyes to the sales of houses and estates, e shall find that they are situated in counties re- markable for the salubrity of air, the fertility of the soil, and the purity of the wafer, charmingly shelter- ed, richly wooded, hill and dale, meadow and grove, where the east wind is not perm. itted to chill, nor the thunder to roll. These, if true, are chieflv calculated for persons who can afford to pay rather extrava- gantly for the preservation of health— but this can be 110 object with those who know that health is the greatest of all blessings; and that in this way it may be handed down to the latest posterity. Now when all these subjects are introduced to the breakfast table, what a copious source of conversation for the rest of the day, especially if any of these should create a desire to be a bidder or a purchaser. What hopes,? what fears, what consultations ! But this is not necessary to the pleasure a Newspaper affords. A man may give a very able account of an estate, without the least desire of purchasing it; and the whole family may dispute ou the merit of an en- tertainment, which not one of the party means to partake of. It is possible to compassionate the dis- tress of an orphan family, without contributing six- pence to their relief; and even to read the cures performed by a 44 famous syrup," without desiring to taste a drop of it. Conversation and actions are different things, and if a Newspaper furnishes the former, it is doing much. Posterity can only know, tliat all the letters of the alphabet from A. B. to X. Y. Z. have been eminet for their benevolence in accommodating distressed persons wilh sums of money44 lying at their bankers, from five hundred to twenty thousand pounds;" and thus I close my meditations on the advertisements. I might mention more indeed ; but, as the poet says, 44 Here oft appears a wilderness of strange But gay confusion— roses for the cheeks, And lilies for the brows of faded age : Teeth for the toothless, ringlets for the bald, Heaven, earth, & ocean, p. underedof their sweets, Nectareous essences, olympic dews, Sermons and city feasts, and favourite airs, - Etherealjournies, submarine exploits: And Katterfelto, with his hair ou end, At his own wonders— wondering for his bread!" But yet, all these would probably fail of their effect, were they the only contents of a Newspaper. There are thousands who are indifferent to a change of situ- ation— who are confined to business, and cannot leave it— who are gormandizing a breakfast, and loathe medicine— who are blooming, and want 110 washes- - who are cheerful, and want no amusement— who are charitable, and want 110 puffs, or quackery, to prompt their benevolence; yet with all that, the rest ofa Newspaper supplies that dear and exquisite food— NEWS. This part of a Paper, although I have con sidered it last, is generally consulted first; and what can equal the gladsome inquisitiveness that appears in the eye, w hen it gently rolls over the columns of i fresh Newspaper ? Such is the variety of this de- partment, and such the attachment of every man to his favourite pursuit, that a tolerable guess may be formed of what a man is, by attending to what he first reads in a paper. The sturdy politician, indeed, is a general reader— be can find out a political allusion in every paragraph ; bur others confine themselves to their favourite articles, for, asShenstone says— 44The ill- natured man looks to tbe bankrupts— the trades- man to the price of bread— the stock- jobber to the lie of the day— the old maid to the marriages— the prodigal son to deaths— the monopolist to the hopes of a wet harvest— and the hoarding- school misses to every thing relating to Grelna- green ;" and there is a pretty numerous class to whom bonfires, murders, and picking of pockets, afford a considerable grati- fication in the detail. A newspaper being thus perused by every man according to his taste, the wheels of conversation tire again set a- going, and the dullest has something to say, or some remark to make, on what he has read. To appreciate their value, therefore, we have only to suppose that they were totally to be discontinued for a month. I turn with horror from the frightful idea ! I deprecate such a shock to the circulation of table- talk. It would operate more unfavourably than the glooin of November is said, by foreigners, to operate on the nerves of Englishmen; and after such a suspension of news, I am afraid the papers would contain nothing but accounts of sudden deaths which had happened in the interval, with the de- liberate opinion of the coroner's jury.— Died for want of intelligence. Forgery on the Blackburn Bank.— On Friday, Thomas Burke, aged 25, was charged with forging certain promissory notes for 30s. each, purporting to he of the Blackburn Bank of Messrs. Cunlifle, Brooks, and Co. There were several other counts in the indictment, charging the prisoner with uttering and disposing of the said promissory notes, with intent to defraud Messrs. Cunlifle and Co. and also with in- tent to defraud Joseph Hadfield.— Mr. Starkie stated the case to the jury, and observed, that the offence charged in the indictment was only a misdemeanour owing to the peculiar form in which the notes were worded, which rendered it impossible to indict the prisoner for a capital offence. Instead of being a promissory note for the payment of money, the instru- ment merely contained an engagement, 011 the part of the drawers, to receive it as 30s. in part payment for a £ 2 note.— Mr. BaronWood professed himself wholly at a loss to comprehend what sort of a promissory note that could be ; and one was handed to his Lordship for his inspection. After looking at it for a short time, he said this was a new device on the part of the bankers, and asked Mr. Starkie what they could mean by issuing such notes as these, and how a per- son could recover upon them ?— Mr. Starkie said, he believed they had been issued during a scarcity of change. He did not know how the holders could re- cover upon them : he was inclined to think that no person could recover upon them, except the party who originally received them from the bankers. In his hands they might he evidence of money had and received.— Mr. Starkie then called Joseph" Hadfield, who proved that the prisoner sold him, at his ( wit- ness's) house, fifteen forged Blackburn notes for thirty shillings each, for which he paid £ 6. 14s. 6d. in money, which bad been previously furnished him for that purpose by Mr. Lavender, and part of which was marked. One of the beadles, named Kilbie, was witness to the transaction, having been concealed iu an adjoining room. Mr Lavender look the prisoner intocustody immediately after he left Hadfield's house, and found upon hiiu the marked money and ten forg- ed thirty shilling notes. A clerk from the Blackburn hank proved that the notes were forgeries.— Mr. Williams, for the prisoner, then contended that the prosecutors had not made out their case on any one count of the indictment. In each count the forged instrument was called a promissory note ; whereas it vvas quite obvious that it was not a note for the payment of money, the only sort of promissory note recognized by the law, or known iu com- mercial transactions. The note did not promise to pay any thing: it promised that the bankers would receive it and ten shillings, after which they, in their great goodness, would give the holder a £ 2 note. It was an instrument on which no action could ever be maintained, and it had been decided over and over again that no indictment could be sus- tained for the forgery of an instrument which was in I itself illegal and invalid The Learned Gentleman cited several cases and Acts of Parliament in support of his argument.— Mr. Brown, in reply, contended that all Mr. Williams's cases applied merely to prose- cutions for forgery under a special Act of Parliament. This was an indictment at common law for a misde- meanour, in fraudulently forgingand uttering promis- sory notes, with intent to defraud certain parlies.— Mr. Baron Wood 441 have very great doubts on the subject : however, I will let the case go to ihe jury, and reserve the point for the opinion of the Judges!" — Mr. Williams said, that, under the circumstances, he should not address the jury for the defendant, but would content himself with observing that there was 110 evidence as to the forgery ; onlj as to the uttering. — Mr. Baron Wood briefly summed up the evidence, and commented 011 bankers issuing such notes It appeared from ihe number of one which he held in his hand, that there vvas a very considerable sum in those notes now in circulation • font one farlhin( r of wfoicIi, lie believed, could not fop recovered by law from thp bankers.— The jury found the defendant " guilty uf uttering."— The verdict was taken 011 the com! count, which charged him wilh uttering, vvith intent to defraud Messrs. Cunlift'e and Co.; hut the case is reserved for the opinion of the twelve Judges. — John Stevens, 24, Sarah Hughes, 30, Catherine Stevens, 50, Nathaniel Sutclifl'e, .32, charged with the same offence, were discharged on entering into recognizances iu £ 40 each to appear at the nexl Assizes. [ Thomas Burke was afterwards brought up, and informed hy Ihe Court, tlmt although he was convicted, the samp terms would be extended to liiui : he therefore entered into the recognizance, and was discharged.] Responsibility of Carriers.— Lancaster / fs- sizes.— Wntkinson u.' Crockett. An action brought by ihe Consigner of a hogshead of tobacco, value £ 40, against the carrier, for a delivery to the con- signee, afler notice from plaintiff' on defendant, de- manding a stoppage in transitu, whilst the goods still remained iu his hands. For plaintiff it was con- tended defendant, in defiance of notice not to deliver, had nevertheless mode a delivery to the consignee ( agrocerand tobacconist, in Liverpool), named Wise, and who being then insolvent, had absconded from his creditors, and by which delivery of defendant the plaintiff had sustained the loss of his property. Fur defendant it was contended upon an established rule uf law, that a delivery to the carrier being a delivery to the consignee, the only ground lhat could sustain a stoppage iu transitu, was the insolvency of the party, and of which defendant had no intimation. He should call witnesses to prove lhat Wise ( who it was true had since absconded), was at that time not only solvent, font in circumstances of credit; not- withstanding his having subsequently absconded with the properly of his creditors, and thereby com- mitted an act of bankruptcy, lie called several wit- nesses to prove that Wise was iu great credit up to the time of his absconding.— Mr. Scarlett addressed the Jury in reply.— The Jury expressed themselves satisfied, and fouud for plaintiff— Damages £ 40 and costs. Atthe samp Assizes, Mr. John M'Carthy, who had carried on an extensive business as a rectifying distiller at Liverpool, and spirit. dealer in London, stood indicted, for conspiring with others to defraud the Revenue foy the ingenious construction of au en- gine or machine, to operate by a secret communica- tion underground, wherewith it was contrived to draw off and empty seven casks of brandy, placcd in a cellar, and bonded for payment of duties, the keys of such cellars being iu the hands of the Excise officers. The case being clearly proved, the Jury returned a verdict of guilty. At a meeting of tiie Trustees of the Hereford District of Turnpike Roads, on the 13th ult. it was resolved unanimously that a mail- coach from Hereford to Shrewsbury was very desirable \ and it will probably be established within a few weeks. A proposal for continuing this coach from Here, ford to Abergavenny, so as to open a direct com- munication between the collieries of Monmouth-' shire and Shropshire, and the line to Cardiff, Swansea, & c. and also to extend it fiom Hereford lo Monmouth and Bristol, will be takeu into con. sideratiou at the next meeting. At the late Carlisle Assizes, in a cause," SIMONS t). HODGSON," which was an action against a tenant for a breach of covenant for not performing the conditions of a farm lease, it coming out in evidence that the farm was much improved by the tenant, the Jury, to the surprise of the Court, returned a verdict of 40s. damages for the defend- ant.— The Judge and Counsel observed, that they must mean to find a verdict for the plaintiff by their giving damages. The foreman of the Jury replied, no ; they thought it was a very severe case upon the defendant, and therefore tbey gave their verdict to him, with 40s. damages. Mr, Baron Wood informed them, that they might return a verdict for the defendant, but not vvith damages. The Jury theu gave a verdict for the defendant. At the Cork Assizes, 011 Friday week, William Fitzmaurice, the notorious " Captain Koch," and six of his companions, were arraigned for being concerned in the forcibly carrying off of Uliss Goold, with the intent that one Johu Bruwn should marry or defile her. Fitzmaurice pleaded guilty, and persisted in his plea. Of the six others, 5 were acquitted, and one found guilty, and who, with Fitzmaurice, received sentence of death. The Earl of Craven, although there are seven years of the original leases unexpired, has granted fresh leases of his property in the Metropolis, to commence at the expiration of the present ones, upon the following advantageous terms :— An increase of rent, a premium ( which has already been paid), and a thorough repair of the premises. His Lordship gave the first offer to the old lease- holders, who in most cases have since become the purchasers. The whole of Craven. street and Craven- court, ill the Strand, is his Lordship's property ; and in most other parts of the Metro polis, where his estates lie, he has made similar arrangements. COTTOV TRADE.— We feel great pleasure in announcing that the calico- manufacture is begin- ning to revive a little. Some of our manufacturers advanced tbe price of weaving a trifle on Saturday; and we understand there is a brisk demand for cotton goods abroad. We noticed an advertise- ment for 500 weavers, wanted by one manufacturer, and we rejoice in the prospect pf still better < imes. — Blackburn Mail, The labour of the poor in return for the supplies of meal distributed among them, has beeu pro- ductive of a remarkable imiirovement iu the clean- liness and comfort of the principal towns and villages of Connaught.— Dublin Journal. It has been recommended to introduce ( he Poor Laws in Ireland. From the outcry against the system iu England, we were inclined to think, that it might operate most injuriously in this country. But some weighty reasons have shaken our opinion. If the proprietors of the soil were obliged to contribute to the maintenance of the poor, they would more strictly watch over their conduct— they would either find work for them, or would diminish their numbers by discouraging improvident marriages. They would gradually consolidate small farms, by prohibiting the subdi- vision of land, and by thus adjusting labour to demand, diffuse comfort among the peasantry. We are not yet decidedly convinced ofthe policy of establishing tbe Poor Laws in Ireland; but we fear lhat necessity will control events, and it would not surprise us if Ihis measure should be the result of the unhappy cjrcumstanccs of the country.— Ibid, r J A Correspondent in the Dublin Morning Post, mentions a curious historical fact, not generally known, namely, tbat Ireland has heretofore lent it's voluntary aid to England in a season of great na- tional calamity :— I am proud to say that nearly 200 years ago, we sympathised, and as far as our poor and slender re- sources did enable us, administered to the necessities of our brethren in England, when Ihey, as vve, were pressed down by severe afflictions. This is a matter of record, and occurred so lohg ago as the year 1666, a year big vvith calamities to the English Nation. When the population of London was almost swept away vviih the plague, such was the universal con- sternation and dismay, that no person who could get out of London would remain iu it. The Court and Parliament fled 10 Oxford to avoid its fatal contagion. Upon the partial cessation of ihis dreadful visitation) another equally and awfully destructive to the wealth and properly of the Nation al large, and particularly tothe citizens of London, immediately followed, what is railed in history ' I'he Great Fire of London, by which two thirds of that great find opulent City waa reduced tn ashes, anil the heart- stricken cilizeus and their families were compelled lo seek shelter iu tents in the open fields. At this period of universal dis- may, threatened by the great Dutch fleet, England being at war with that people, then iu the zenTili of their power, the King pressed for money to victual and send out a flei t lo cope with the enemy. On Ihis day of trial and suffering, such was the general lamen- tation in lreluud for their fellow- subjects in England, that they called a General Meeting of the Nation, by Provinces; on which occasion, they deplored anil sympathised iu the situation of the English Nation ; and poor ns they were, nobly resolved lo contribute 10 their alleviations with the mrly wealth they then possessed. They presented a memorial lo the then Lord Lieutenant, lamenting their incapability of giv- ing money wherewith to administer assistance to the City of London. The great scarcity and want of money throughout Ireland being then notoriously known : but there being somewhat in their power to offer, which might at least testify their goodwill, and not he wholly useless towards the end they de- signed, they agreed, by contributions amongst them- selves, tu give to the Lord Mayor, aud City of Lon- don, to be disposed of by thein, to such particular uses us they should judge most convenient, the num- ber of 30,000 Irish beasts, to be delivered within such time, and at such ports as were named, to such per- sons as should be appointed to receive them ; all which vvas done accordingly ; and which vvas at that time a most seasonable relief to the Cily of Loudon, and most grateful to the King and Parliament. AN IRISH NEGRO.— A Negro from Montserrat, or Mariegalante, where the Hiberuo Celtic is spoken by all classes, happened to be on tbe wharf at Philadelphia when a number of Irish emigrants were landed ; and seeing one of them with a w ife and four children, he stepped forward to assist the family on shore. The Irishman, in his native tongue, expressed his surprize at the civility of the Negro; who, understanding what had been said, replied in Irish that he need not be astonished, for lie was a bit of an Irishman himself.— The Iiish- man, surprised to hear a black man speak his Milesian dialect, it entered his mind with fhe usual rapidity of the Irish fancy, that he really was an Irishman, but that the climate had, uo doubt, changed his fair complexion. " If I may be so bold, Sir," said he, may I ask how long you have been in this country?" Tbe Negro man, who had only come hither on a voyage, said he had beeu in Philadelphia only about four months. Poor Patrick turned round to his wife and children, and looking as if for the last time 011 their rosy chceks, concluding that iu four months they must also change their complexions, exclaimed.—" O Mer- ciful Powers ! Judy, did you hear that ? he is not more than four months in this country, and he is already almost as black as jet." It is said that his Majesty has had it in contem- plation to take up his residence at Buckingham House. It is understood lhat Carlton House is in such a bad stale of repair, on account of its being situated so low, that it must either be pulled down in a few years, or undergo a complete alteration, and especially as it respects the foundation. SERVICE PERFORMED AT THE EDINBURGH BANQUET.— The honourable service of attending on the King, with a silver basin and ewer and a napkin, for his Majesty to dip his hands, which was perform- ed on Saturday by William Howison Crawfurd the younger, of Braehead and Cravvfurdland, in place of his mother, the proprietrix of Braehead, iu thp county of Mid Lothian, being the tenure bv which these lands are held, has its origin iu the following very interesting story, related of nn ancestor of the present family of Howison of Braehead :—" One of the Kings of Scotland, James II. or 111, travelling incog ( a* was frequently his custom), in the neighbourhood of Cramondbridge, was attacked by a gang of Gipsies, then very numerous in Scotland. " The King long gallantly defended himself, hut they at length succeeded in bringing him to the ground, when a husbandman named Howison, and bis sun, employed ill thrashing grain in a ham hard by, hearing the noise ofthe scuffle, came out, and seeing one man attacked hy so many, gallantly sided with the weaker parly, and dealt such lusty blows vvith their flailsatnong the Gipsies, as put them to flight, and rescued the sfranger frnm his perilous situation. They afterwards conducted him to their humble dwelling, and having presented him wilh a basin of water and a napkin to remove the blood and dirt from the bruises received in ihe contest, they gave him such refreshment as their house afforded. Tra- dition adds, that when Ihe stranger laid aside his cloak, the fanner perceived by his apparel that he was a person of some distinction, and placed him accordingly at tbe head of his board. This was at first declined, but the farmer persisted, saying, " [ le was master there," and the stranger was obliged to comply. Before going away, the stranger, after many thanks, invited bis deliverer lo visit him in Edinburgh, and desired him to enquire nt the Castle for " ane James Stuart," who would gratify the curiosity he had expressed of seeing lhat fortress. " Wow, man," observed Ihe farmer, " I would like to see fhe Castle ;" considering this, perhaps, a sufficient remuneration for Ihe assistance he had rendered. At no distant period, the farmer availed himself of the invitation, and, having asked for his friend, as directed, was with due astonishment ushered into an assembly of nobles and courtiers, among whom be recognized his old friend " James Stuart." He again repeated his gratitude, nnd at the same lime informed him that the King was pre- sent, whom he would soon find out by being the only person covered. " Then," said the bewildered farmer, " it maun be eilher you or me." After diverting himself at Ihe farmer's simplicity, the now- disclosed Monarch desired the farmer tonanie a boon, such as he could bestow, for his deliverance. The honest rustic modestly replied, that the summit of his earthly wishes was to become proprietor of the lands he occupied as bondsman, which was cheer- fully complied vvith by the Monarch, and a crown charter of Ihe lands of Braehead was immediately prepared, vvith the reddendo of holding a basin of water and napkin fur the King lo wash, when re- quired so lo do, in commemoration of Ihe friendlv office performed by the husbandman to his Sovereign, on rescuing him from the Gipsies." We understand the stnrv was loid to the King by Sir Waller Scott, and that his Majesty was highly amused with it.— Edinburgh Paper. BANKRUPTS, SEPT. 3.— George Papps, of North- street, I. ambeth, horse- dealer.— John Frederick Smith, of Regent- street, linen- draper.— Hugh Arthur Low, of Sunderland, merchant.— William Yates, of Bristol, baker.— Robert Ilesseltine, of Thirsk, Yorkshire, inukeepcr. Printed and published by II'. Kddmces, Corn Market Shrewsbury, to whom Advertisements or Articles 0} Intelligence are requested to be addressed. Adver. tisements are also received hy Messrs. hen- ton and Co. Warwick. Square, Newgate- Street, and Mr. Barker, \ o. 33, Fleet- Street, London ; likewisebf Messrs. J. K. Johnston and Co. No. 1, Lcwet SackKille. Xtreet Dublin.
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