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AVERAGE PRICES OF CORN FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE.

By the Quarter of Eight Winchester Bushels, and of Oatmeal per Boll of 140 lbs Avoir

dupois, from the Official Returns received in the Week ending March 29, 1817.

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INLAND COUNTIES.
Wheat. Rye. Barley.

Oats.
S. d. S. d. $. d. s. d.
109 10 59 3 45 10 34 8
105 4 54 6 46 2 33 8
93 4 46 0 43 2 33 0
96 10 63 2 46 2 34 10
98 9 0 0 43 10 298
108 4 0 0 43 6 29 2
92 3 0 0

44 6

32 0 103 11 60 0 56 4 37 4 1024 75 0 58 35 10 98

0 0 55 0 37 6 101

0 0 51 39 9 111 7 50 6 59 3 37 6 113 0 64 0 52 3 28 5 112 2

0 47 0 33 1 123 8 0 0 51 8 36 0 96

0 52 6 31 8 116 10 0 0 40 11 29 1 124

0 0 50 4 33 109

0 0 41 9 33 6 105 60 9 62 4 0 0 111 2

0 0 64 0 32 9 109 3 0 0 526 28 9

Middlesex,
Surrey,
Hertford,
Bedford,
Huntingdon,
Northampton,
Rutland,
Leicester,
Nottingham,
Derby,
Stafford,
Salop,..
Hereford,
Worcester,
Warwick,
Wilts,
Berks,
Oxford,
Bucks,
Brecon,
Montgomery,
Radnor,

56 0

Beans.
$. d.
45 11
46 8
42 6
46 0
44 0
58 8
47 0
67 6
61 8
66 8
74 8
78 2
46 0
49
64 5
61 0
45 10
60 0
45 9
0 0
0 0
0 0

0 0 56 5

0 0 41 2 29 10 0 0 0 0 36 9 60 2 46 1 0 36 6 0

45 10

0
73 9

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MARITIME COUNTIES. Essex, consensom

98 0 56 43 2 32 56 6 45 6 Kent, .

1026

0

44 8 38 8 49 0 56 6 Sussex,..cocomcommar..

111 10

0 41 28 0 50 0 Suffolk,

112 9 0 0

48 4 29 5 34 9 47 Cambridge,

93 0
0 28

20 3 38 10 32
Norfolk,
Jarrocoon 111 2
48 11 40 8 34 9 33 7

0 0 Lincoln,... 83 5 74 0 47 11 295 44 11

28 York,..com

79 6
54 10
41 2
32 10 52 0

31 Durham, 87 4 0 0 62 0

76 0

0 Northumberland, 70 7 60 0 48 8 40

0 0 Cumberland, 76 9 79 8 60 3 43 2 0 0

31 3 Westmorland,orn.com 96 10 84 0 59 9 46 0 0

37 4 Lancaster, 104 11 0 0 0 41 64 4

36 11 Chester, waarocon 94 6 0 0 63 7 43 9 0 0

35 6 Flint, 108 2 0 0 60 4 0 0 0 0

0 0 Denbeigh,

98 5
0 59 9 40 11 0

55 10 Anglesea,

0 0 0

60 0

30 0 0 0 Carnarvon, wooncord

108 6
0 63 4
40 8 0 0

41 Merionethgurarosserosove 112 6 0 0 3 44 5 0 0

40 Cardigan,

112 0 0 0 0 0 16 0 0 0 Pembroke,

99 3

0 0 43 8 18 10 0 0 Carmarthengunnarorosas...

114 0 0 0 54 3 18 1 0 0 Glamorgan,

104 8 0 0 60 0 28 0 0 0 Gloucester,...oraneasema

123 8 0 0

58 11

29 5 79 9 Somerset, .... 122 8 0 0

24 0 0 0 Monmouth,

123 4 0 0 61 10 0 0 0 0 Devon,..... 117 5 0 0 54 10

0 0 0 0 Cornwall, ............

96 9 0 0 55 11 22 10 0 0 Dorset........

114 10 0 0
45 8 28 10

58 9 Hants, accesareosororoon

123 0 0 0 52 11 28 2 50 4

All England and Wales. Wheat, 101s. 9d.-Rye, 61s. 10d.-Barley, 5ls. 80.-Oats, 325. 6d.--Beans, 51s. 1d.-Pcase, 55s. 24.

Oatmeal, 10s. 7d.-Beer or Big, Os. Od. Average Prices of Corn, per quarter, of the Twelve Maritime Districts, for the Week

ending March 22. Whcat, 101s. 10d.-Rye, C5s. 34.-Barley, 51s. 2.-Oats, 32s. 1d.-Beans, 56s. 6d.-Pease, 55s.

Average of Scotland for the Four Weeks preceding 15th March.
Wheat, 74s. Id.-Nye, 58s. Sil. --Barley, 17s. Id.-Oats, 578. 20.-Beans, 60s. 81.--Pease, C2s.

Oatmeal, 325. 104.-Beer or Big, 42 s. 70

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METEOROLOGICAL TABLE.

Extracted from the Register kept on the Banks of the Tay, four miles east from

Perth, Latitude 56° 25', Elevation 185 feet.

JANUARY 1817.

38.8

Means.

Extremes. Thermometer. Mean of greatest daily heat, 430.8 cold, 34.7 Thermometer. Greatest heat, soth day,

56.0 .........temperature, 10 A.M.

Greatest cold, 15th,

25.0 10 P.M. 38.2

Highest, 10 A.M. 30th.

52.0 .... of daily extremes, 39.2

Lowest,... ...15th,

28.0 ......... of 10 A.M. and 10 P.M. 38.5

Highest, 10 P.M. 10th,

46.5 of 4 daily observations, 38.9

Lowest. ....14th,

27.0 In. Barometer. Highest, 10 A.M. 31st,

30.330 Barometer. Mean, 10 A.M. (temp. of mer. 18°) 29.467

Lowest,
17th,

28.475 10 P.M. (temp. of mer. 54) 29.507

Highest, 10 P.M.31st,

30.360 of both, (temp. of mer. 51)

29.487

Lowest, ...,
20th,

28.340 Hygrometer (Leslie's). Mean dryness, 10 A.M. 70.8 Hygrometer. Highest, 10 A.M. 11th,

30.0 .................... 10 P.M.

7.1
Lowest,.. ...4th,

0.0
of both, 7.5
Highest, 10 P.M. 13th,

15.0 Rain, 1.904 in. Evaporation, 1.100 in.

Lowest,...............5th,

0.0 Fair days 19; rainy days 12. Wind West of meridian, including North, 21; East of meridian, including

South, 7.

FEBRUARY.

Extremes.

Acans.
Thermometer. Mean of greatest daily heat, 46°.7

.....cold, 35.3
.........temperature, 10 A.M.

41.6

10 P.M. 38.7 ........of daily extremes,

41.0 ..........of 10 A.M. and 10 P.M. 40.1 .........of 4 daily observations, 40.6

In. Barometer. Mean, 10 A.M. (temp. of mer. 50) 29.515

10 P.M. (temp. of mer. 52) 29.481

of both, (temp. of mer. 51) 29.498 Hygrometer (Leslie'st. - Mean dryness, 10 A.M. 12.1

.............. 10 P.M.

7.2 of both,

9.6 Rain, 1.684 in. Evaporation, 1.753.

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Fair days 13; rainy days 15. Wind West of meridian, including North, 27; East of meridian, including

South, 1.

MARCH

Mcans.

Extremes. Thermometer.

45.241 Mean of highest every day,

Thermometer. Greatest heat, 12th day, 52.500 ..... lowest, 35.822 Greatest cold, 20th,

22.000 ......10 A.M. 10.113 Highest, 10 A.M. 15th,

18.000 ....10 P.M. 36.903 Lowest,..... .20th,

26.000 ............highest and lowest, 39.532

Ilighest, 10 P.M. 11th, 46,500 .10 A.M. and 10 P.M. 38.508

Lowest,... ....20th, 23.000 .......... 4 daily observations, 39.020 Barometer. Highest, 10 A.M. 17th,

30.250 Barometer. Mean of 10 A.M.

29.531
Lowest,..... ......6th,

28.600 .............10 P.M.

29.550
Highest, 10 P.M. 17th.

30.150 .2 daily observations, 29.532

Lowest, .........5d,

28.465 Hygrometer. Mean of 10 A.M. 18.097 Hygrometer. Highest, 10 A.M. 15th,

30.000 ............10 P.M.

6.322

Lowest,
..5th,

5.000 ...... 2 daily observations 18.209

Highest, 10 P.M. 18th,

16.000 Rain, .958 in. Evaporation, 2.010 inches.

Lowest ................5d,

0.000 Number of fair days 18; rainy days 13. Wind from Western side of horizon, including the North, 28 ;

from Eastern sied, including the South, 3.

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.

BIRTHS.

Elizabeth, eldest daughter and co-heiress of 1817. Jan, 2.-In Devonshire Place, the Montague Burgoyne, Esq. of Mark Hall, lady of Maj.-Gen. Sir Wm Anson, K.C.B. Essex. At Broadfield, Wm Macknight a son.-4. In Hertford Street, the Countess Crawford, Esq. of Ratho, to Jean, second of Clonmell, a son and heir.-At Holy- daughter of the late John Crawford, Esq. of combe, Sussex, the wife of C. W. Taylor, Broadfield. 14. Rev. T. Clarke, vicar of Esq. M. P. a son and heir.-At Cortachy Mitchel-dever, Hants, to Anna Maria, Castle, the lady of the Hon. Donald Ogilvy, youngest daughter of the late Hon. John a daughter.-At Montreal, the Countess of Gray.—20. John Becket, Esq. under secreSelkirk, a daughter.-11. In Wimpole tary of state for the home department, to Street, the lady of Hon. J. T. Melville, a Lady Anne Lowther, third daughter of the son.-14. In Wimpole Street, the lady of Earl of Lonsdale.-21. Thomas Boswell, Right Hon. Lord Bridport, a daughter. Esq. of Blackadder, co. Berwick, to Lucy 15. At Clova, Lady Niven Lumsden, a Anne, eldest daughter of Robert Preston, daughter.-16. Viscountess Folkestone, a Esq. of New Sidney Place, Bath.-22. The daughter.—26. At Salton Hall, Lady Elea. Earl of Longford to the lady Georgiana nor Balfour, a daughter.-.-27. In Charlotte Lygon, daughter of the late, and sister of Street, Pimlico, the wife of Michael Countze, the present, Earl of Beauchamp.-At BouEsq. three boys and one girl.-31. At the logne, Col. William Staveley, C.B. to Sarah, Admiralty, the wife of John Wilson Croker, eldest daughter of T. Mather, Esq.--23. At Esq. a son.

Musselburgh, Major John Sutherland SinFeb. 4.-At Powerscourt House, Chelten clair of the Royal Artillery, to Frances, ham, the lady of Sir Hungerford Hoskyns, youngest daughter of Captain David RamBart. of Harewood House, co. Hereford, a say of the Royal Navy.--27. At Ugbrooke son.–At Valenciennes, the wife of Lieut.- Park, Devon, Hon. Mr Langdale of HaughCol. Macgregor, 88th Regiment, a daugh. ton, co. York, to the Hon. Charlotte Clif. ter.-6. At Edinburgh, the lady of General ford, daughter of Lord Clifford.—28. LieutMacpherson Grant, Esq. M. P. a daughter. Col. H. F. Muller, 1st Royal Scots Foot, to -11. At Edinburgh, the wife of George Susan, second daughter of the late P. Wyatt Francis Dundas, a son.-17. Viscountess Crowther, Esq. comptroller of the city of Duncannon, a daughter.-20. At Brussels, London.-29. Captain Ord, Royal Artillery, the Princess of Orange, a son.—27. The second son of Craven Ord, Esq. of Greenwife of William Henry Ashhurst, Esq. M.P. sted Hall, Essex, to Miss Blagrave, niece a daughter.

to the late Lady Cullum of Hardwicke March 3. _At Aqualate Hall, Salope, the House, Suffolk.-30. Peter Herve, Esq. lady of Sir John Fenton Boughay, Bart. a founder of the National Benevolent In. daughter.-5. At Guines, in France, the stitution,” to Miss Nicholls of Hampstead, lady of John Abercromby, Esq. 20 Dragoon daughter of the late J. Nicholls, Esq. of Guards, a son.-6. At Wells, the lady of Lincoln's Inn. the Hon. Dr Ryder, Bishop of Gloucester, a Feb. 1.-William Henry Layton, Esq. daughter.-8. At Bath, the lady of Rear- eldest son of Rev. T. Layton, vicar of ChigAdmiral Sir John Gore, K.C.B. a daughter. well, to Frances Elizabeth, second daughter -12. At Runcorn, Cheshire, the wife of and co-heiress of Ellys Anderson Stephens, Captain Bradshaw, R. N. a son and heir.- Esq. of Bower Hall, Essex.-3. Captain J. 13. At Yester House, the Marchioness of L. Stuart of the Bengal Army, grandson of Tweeddale, a daughter.-14. Mrs Buchanan Francis, late Earl of Moray, to Sarah, sixth: of Auchintorlie, a son and heir.-17. At daughter of the late Robert Morris, Esq. Methley Park, co. York, Viscountess Pol. M.P. for Gloucester.-A. Donaldson Camplington, a son.-21. At Melbury, the Coun. bell, Esq. of Glasgow, to J. Maria, daughtess of Ilchester, a son.

ter of Colonel Dunlop of Househill, co. Renfrew.-4. At Ickham Church, Kent,

and at the Chapel at Hales Place, Edward Jan. 6.—Lord Huntingfield to Miss Blois, Quillinan, Esq. 3d Dragoon Guards, to daughter of Sir C. Blois, Bart. of Cockfield Jemima, second daughter of Sir Egerton Hall, Suffolk.–8. H. J. Conyers, Esq. only Brydges of Lee Priory, near Canterbury, son of J. Conyers, Esq. of Copthall, Essex, Bart. M.P.-5. Sir Watkin Williams Wyn. to Harriet, second daughter of Right Hon. ne, Bart. to Lady Harriet Clive, eldest T. Steel.-9. At Strone, Captain William daughter of the Earl of Powis.-6. At Del. Cameron, 79th Regiment, to Miss Jane vine, Robert Smythe, Esq. of Methven, to Cameron, daughter to Captain Donald Susan, eldest daughter of Sir Alexander Cameron of Strone.--Lieutenant-Colonel Muir Mackenzie, Bart.-11. Sir John Beresford, deputy quarter-master-general Anstruther of Anstruther, Bart. M. P. to in Nova Scotia, to Mary, daughter of the Jessie, third daughter of Major-General Rev. J. Gilby, rector of Barmston, county Dewar of Gilston.-15. Major-General of York.-13. By special license, Lieut.. Moore, to Cecilia, only child of W. Watson, Col. Sir Guy Campbell, Bart. to Frances Esq. of Queen's Square.-17. Philip Zacha

MARRIAGES.

DEATHS.

riah Cox, Esq. Captain of 238 Lancers, to colonel of the 2d battalion 60th foot, and Louisa Frances, youngest daughter of the great uncle to the present Lord Dorchester. late Tho. Waleston, Esq. of Walton-hall, 3. Sir Isaac Pennington, Knt. M.D. Re. co. York.-22. Thomas Stamford Raffles, gius professor of physic, Cambridge.-4. Mrs Esq. of Berner's-street, to Sophia, daughter Christiana Howell, in her 107th year. She of James Watson Hull, Esq. late of Great was sister to the late Colonel Monro of the Baddow.-27. George Ulric Barlow, Esq. royal marines.—6. The Right Hon. Lady eldest son of Sir George Barlow, Bart. G.C.B. Glenbervic.-7. At the Jews' Hospital, to Hilare, third daughter of Sir R. Barlow. Mile-end, aged 104, Henry Cohen. He was

March 5.-At Albury-vaie, Surrey, Jas. taken ill in the morning, and expired in the Simpson, Esq. advocate, to Eliza, second evening, retaining his faculties to the last.-daughter of the late Jonas Maldin, Esq. of 8. At Pisa, Francis Horner, Esq. M.P. (See Putney.

our first article.)—In her 89th year, the Dowager Lady Carew.--11. Aged 82, Sir

John Palmer, Bart.–14. At Marseilles, Jan. 1.-At Berlin, the celebrated che. Lieut.-Gen. the Hon. Sir John Abercromby, mist Klaproth, in the 71st year of his age. G.C.B. and Member of Parliament for the -2. At Foveran-house, Andrew Robertson, county of Clackmannan.—At her hotel, in Esq. of Foveran, aged 86.-In his 66th · Paris, aged 85, the Countess of Coislin, foryear, Sir Martin Stapylton, Bart. of Myton- merly one of the attendants on the Queen of hall, county of York.-4. In the 77th year Louis XV. and grand-aunt of the duchess of of his age, Sir Arthur Owen, Bart. He is Pia of Bavaria.-15. At Edinburgh, Lady succeeded in his title by his nephew, Wil. Miller, wife of Sir William Miller of Glenliam Owen, of the Temple, barrister-at-law. lee, Bart.-17. Aged 80, Rear-Admiral -8. At Hainfield, in Styria, Godfrey Win- Alexander Edgar. He was the last male deceslaus, Count of Purgstall, &c. only son of scendant of the Edgars of Wedderlic, in Berthe late Winceslaus, Count of Purgstall, &c. wickshire, one of the oldest families in Scotand of Jane Anne, second daughter of the land, as appears by deeds as far back as 1170. late Hon. George Cranston.-9. At Wells, -19. At Edinburgh, the Lady of Sir AlexTho. Clark, Esq. of Westholme-house. He ander Don of Newton-Don, Bart. M.P.was descended from a branch of the ancient 21. At Stirling, the Rev. John Russel, one and well-known family of his name of Pen of the ministers of that town, in the 44th nicuick, near Edinburgh.-10. At West year of his ministry. At Little Dunkeld, Ham, Essex, George Anderson, Esq. F.L.S. Perthshire, aged 102, Mr J. Borrie.-23. son of the late Dr James Anderson, author The Right Hon. Lady Amelia Leslie, second of Essays on Agriculture, The Bee, and daughter of the late Earl of Rothes.-21. oth works.-At St Andrews, Rev. Dr Lady Henrietta Cecilia. hnstone. Lately, Robertson, professor of oriental languages. at Rudding Park, in her $3d year, the Dow-11. At Edinburgh, Mr Moss, long the ager Countess of Aberdeen.-At Cammaes, dramatic favourite of the Edinburgh public, in the parish of Llanhadrick, Anglesea, aged and well known for the excellence with 105, Mary Zebulon. At Trawnstynydd, which he pourtrayed Lingo, and many other county of Merioneth, aged 110, Edmund characters of the same stamp.–14. At Clif. Morgan, being, as it is believed, the oldest ton, Lady Miller, widow of the late Sir inhabitant of Wales. He retained his facul. Thomas Miller of Gļenlee, Bart.-15. At ties to the hour of his death.--At Eglinton Dundee, Charles Craig, weaver, at the ad. Castle, aged 74, Eleonora, Countess of Egvanced age of 108.-20. At Edinburgh, linton.-The ci-devant Prince Primate of General Drummond of Strathallan.-21. At the Rhine, and Grand-duke of Frankfort. Johannisberg, aged 76, the Prince Ho March 2.--At Brighton, in her 74th henloe-Waldenberg-Bartenstein, Bishop of year, Theodosia, Countess of Clanwilliam. Breslau.—23. At Turin, the Count de Bar. Her ladyship was lineally descended from ruel-Bauvert. He was one of the hostages the illustrious Earl of Clarendon.-3. At for Louis XVI.-24. At Warsaw, General Edinburgh, Major-Gen. William Lockhart, Bronickowski, who commanded the Polish late of the 30th regiment.-5. At Gilcomlegion of the Vistula, France.-26. In ston, Aberdeenshire, aged 101, John MacGrosvenor-place, Caroline, Dowager Coun Bain. He was present at the battle of Cultess of Buckinghamshire.—28. Lieut.-Col.loden, and was attached to the corps brought Norris, of the engineers in the East India into the field by Lady M'Intosh.-9. In Company's service.-Lieut.-Col. Finlayson. Bolton-row, in her 75th year, Jane, Coun--Lately at Aron, Galway, in his 120th tess of Uxbridge, mother of the present Maryear, Mr Dirrane. He retained his facul- quis of Anglesea.-12. In his 84th year, G. ties to the last, could read without spectacles, P. Towry, Esq. commissioner of the Victualand till within the last three or four years, ling-office, father of Lady Ellenborough.would walk some miles a-day.

13. Sir William Innes, Bart. of Balvenie, at Feb. 2.-At Seagrove, near Leith, Dame the age of about 100 years. The title is now Jane Hunter Blair, widow of the late Sir extinct.-15. At the encampment at IlonniJames Hunter Blair of Dunskey and Robert ton, Mrs Boswill, sister to the Queen of the Jand;. Bart.-Aged 85, General Carleton, Gypsies. She was intcrred with great pomp,

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EDINBURGH MAGAZINE.

No II.

MAY 1817.

Vol. I.

Contents.

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ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS.

ORIGINAL POETRY. On the Nature of the Office of Mareschal 123 A Last Adieu mina comisinguna 169 Account -of_Mr Ruthven's improved The Pastoman

man Printing Press

125

The Mossy Seat
Account of the Method of Engraving on Stanzas
Stone
m128 A Night Scene

ib.

many Anecdote of the Highlanders in 1745 ; Lines written in Spring.

ib. by Mary Lady Clerk

W129 The Mermaid (From the German of Inscription in the Church of St Hilary.130

Goethe Jamanang

mmm.171 On the Origin of Hospitals for the Sick ib. Greece (From the French of Ardans ju ib. On “ Sitting below the Salt”. „132

REVIEW OF NEW PUBLICATIONS. On the Fall of Volcanic Dust in the Island of Barbadoes aanmana

134

Duchess of Angouleme's Journal.mmm. 172 Anecdotes of Antiquariesmanna 136

Ricardo on the Principles of Political Chemical Process of Combustion memm 138

Economy and Taxation mmarpanamene 175 On the Original of Milton's Satan mmm 140

Bingley's Useful Knowledge mana

aina 178 White's New Invented Horizon mama142 ANALYTICAL NOTICES. Tales and Anecdotes of the Pastoral Life,

Encyclopædia Britannica-Supplement, No II.mod -143 Vol. II. Part I.mn

180 Remarks on Greek Tragedy, No II. Edinburgh Encyclopædia, Vol. XI. ( Æschyli ChæphorimSophocles Elec Part I.

m186 trajaminamas

mannaa 145

LITERARY AND SCIENTIFIC Shakspeare Club of Alloa mamman 152

INTELLIGENCE

189 Notices concerning the Scottish Gypsies WORKS PREPARING for PÚBLICATION 194 (continued)

mr...154

MONTHLY LIST QF NEW PUBLICASELECT EXTRACTS.

mw 196 Memorie of the Somervilles mammamama162

MONTHLY REGISTER.

FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE.agpaqaramain 199 ANTIQUARIAN REPERTORY.

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT 206 Letter from James IV. to the King of BRITISH CHRONICLE m

211 Denmark, in Favour of Anthony British Legislation..non

1218 Gawino, Earl of Little Egypt, &c. Promotions and Appointmentsman

219 1506 minn 167 Commercial Report

221 Act of the Lords of Council, respecting Agricultural Reportmasamang

224 John Faw, &c. 1541 ib. Meteorological Report.

226 Confessions of Witchcraft, 1623.cap.omna ib. | Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 227

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