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corporation of Downing College, conformable to the fcheme of the trustees and the court of chancery.

Married.] At Wisbech, Geo. Brown, efq. of Trewerdale, near Bodmin, to Mifs Meers. Mr. Tho. Clay,, of Coveney, farmer, to, Mifs Ware, of Witcham, Ifle of Ely.

Mr. Weft, miniature painter, of Wisbech, to Mifs Pearcy, of London.

Died.] At Cambridge, Mr. Brashier, cook of Pembroke College. Aged 69, Mrs. Tur ner, widow of the late Mr. Turner,, cabinet maker.

Mifs Ann Tooke, a maiden lady; fhe was a character of fome notoriety refpecting dress and manners. Mr. John Cornell, ladies hair dreffer and perfumer. Mr. John Hobfon, aged 75, ftage coach master. Mrs. Short, wife of Mr. Short, taylor. Mrs. Helen Stukes, daughter of Mr. T. Stukes, aged 56.


An ewe, the property of Mr. J. Dew, of Swanton Novers, has, this feafon, had four lambs, one of which the yeaned on the Tuefday, and the other three on the funday following.

Married.] At Norwich, Mr. H. Gardiner, merchant, to Mifs Wooldridge. Mr. Jof. Holding, of Beccles, to Mifs Johnson. Mr. Wm. Weft, of Forncet, St. Peter, to Mifs Gill. Mr. Youngman, fcarlet dyer, to Mifs Sophia Paul, daughter of Mr. Paul, merchant. Mr. Charles Weiton, to Mifs E. A. Smith. Mr. Jof. Scott, to Mifs Bafely.

At South Town, Norfolk, Mr. Robert Cory, jun, of Yarmouth, to Mifs A. Prefton.

At Eaft Harling, Mr. R. Roper, of Wickenhall, in Bardwell, Suffolk, to Mifs Cath. Rodwell.

At Swanton Morley, Mr. Geo. Furness, to Mifs Emms.

At Rollefby, Mr. Wm. Rix, of Lingwood, to Mifs Bridget Sowells.

Died.] At Yarmouth, Mr. Samuel Hurry, merchant. Mrs. Frafer, wife of Mr. Frafer, faddler. Mrs. Cath. Wilfon, aged 26. Mifs E. S. Stone, youngest daughter of Mr. S. Stone. Mr. Brown, many years a tallow chandler in this town.

At Bath, Mrs. Coke, wife of T. W. Coke. efq. of Holkham, M. P. for Norfolk, and fiter to Lord Shire borne, of Shireborne, in the County of Gloucefter. In all the facred relations of life, as wife, mother, and friend, her conduct was most unblemished and endearing. She was affectionate, faithful, and fincere.

At Norwich, aged 84, Wm. Baker, efq. B. C L. registrar of the diocese, official of the archdeaconry of Norwich, and fteward of the hifhop's maner courts. Aged 70, the Rev. John Houghton, of this city. Aged 72, whilft at dinner, Mr. J. Beckwith, ten. 64 years a member of the cathedral at Norwich.

Mifs Louifa Squire, daughter of Mr. Edward Squire, merchant. Aged 68, Mrs. Clarke.

At Thetford, aged 78, Stephen Helder, fen. who had been employed 52 years as rider and letter carrier to the poft office, in that


Aged 85, Mrs. Mary Twifs, relict of Fra. Twifs, efq. late of this city, and formerly of Rotterdam. Aged 78, Mrs. Martha Neale, Aged 57, Mr. Fra. Brett, taylor and draper.

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The 85th of regiment of foot, now at Colchester, with their wives and children, have been inoculated with the cow-pox, by Dr. Jenner, at the request of the Duke of York. So mild was the effect that scarcely a man was off duty during the whole process; and fo effectual, that though many of the men have fince been expofed to the fmall pox by inoculation and otherwise, not the leaft symp tom has been produced.

Married.] At Colchester, Mr. Wefthorpe, to Mifs Ravens.

At Widford, Mr. John Taylor, to Miss Ann Marshall, of Galleywood Common.

At Woodbridge. Mr. Bafs Studd, grocer, to Mifs Barker, of Winston, Suffolk.

At Rochford, John Barrington, efq. to Mifs Swayne.

At Halftead, Mr. Heard, to Mifs Blofs. Mr. Thomas Nokes, to Mrs. Davey, of SibleHedingham. Mr. D. Kemp, of London, to Mifs Mary May, youngest daughter of Mr. May, of Glad field Hall.

At Great Waltham, Mr. James Quinney, of Chatham Green, to Mifs Smee.

At Felfted, Mr. Miles, leather-cutter, of Hare-ftreet, London, to Mifs Searle. Mr. William Stock, of the King's Head, Spebe bing, to Mifs Elizabeth Sewell.

Died.] At Harwich, Mr. Robert Culpack, officer of excife.

At Seaford, Lieut. James Cook, who ferved

his country forty years, under admirals Howe, St. Vincent, &c.

At South Minster, Mr. William Paffel, furgeon.

At Saffron Walden, Mr. Jofeph Howes, aged 30. He poffeffed the most thining abi lities, joined to an happy equanimity of mind, and a moft amiable difpofition.

At Willingate, Mr. Tanner, of the Bell.

On Friday the 13th, his Majefty, attended by the Queen, and royal family, reviewed the different volunteer corps of this county, at the refidence of the Marquis of Salisbury, at Hatfield, confifting of five troops of yeomanry cavalry, two troops of volunteer cavalry, ten companies of volunteer infantry, and the county militia, exclufive of the Loyal Hampstead Affociation, who kept the ground; making in the whole, 75 officers, and 1482 privates; all of whom were afterwards regaled, on the lawn before the house, with a profufion of choice and fubftantial viands, tarts, porter, wine, &c. while their Majefties and the royal family, with their fuite, were moft elegantly entertained within. The number of fpectators were computed at 10,000.

the head of which stand the Lords Camden, Darnley, and Sondes.


Mr. James Simmons has benevolently directed a meal fhop to be opened at Abbot's Mill, near Canterbury, and flour and meal to be retailed there at as low a price as the coft of the wheat and the labour of the mill

will permit. He has alfo caufed large diftributions of meal to be made to the induftrious poor, at eighteen pence per gallon, and this way has relieved from eight to nine hundred families per week.

Mr. William Briftow, of Canterbury, has lately published a large catalogue of books, indicative that the patrons of literature are númerous in the county of Kent. The shops of bookfellers are always a certain barometer by which to judge of the progrefs of mental improvement in a provincial district, and Kent appears to ftand as high, in this refpect, as any county in the kingdom.

The Earl of Thanet, after his late fevere imprisonment in the Tower, was affectionately greeted on a vifit to his eat at Hothfield, by an immenfe concourfe of most reSpectable perfons from every part of the coun ty. His horfes were taken from his carriage at Larkfield Heath, and he was drawn through Maidstone, &c.

At a general meeting of the Hop Planters, &c. lately held at the Star Inn, Maidftone, the Rev. R. Warde, in the chair, it was refolved that the bill pending in Parliament for the importation of hops till the 1t of jaruary, 1801, duty free, would be productive of the moft injurious confequences to all per fons interested in the piantations of hops. A committee was appointed to oppofe the progress of the bill, and a fubfcription was entered into for defraying the expence; at

A meeting, at Canterbury, of the planters, &c. in the eaftern district, has been held for the fame purpose as above, when fimilar refolutions were entered into: G. Fauffett, eiq. in the chair.

Mr. Philpot's iron foundry, at Chatham, has been deftroyed by fire.

Margate, Ramfgate and Broad Stairs begin to affume their wonted fummer gaiety. They have feldom had more company, fo early in the feafon, and already offer every pleafant accommodation and relaxation which the invalid or the man of bufinefs can defire.

Mr. Dodd, the engineer, has begun to ftake out the line of the Thames and Medway Canal, which promises to be of great local and public utility, and though but eight miles and a half in length, will fupercede the neceffity of going forty-feven miles about by fea, between London and Rochester.

Married.] At Lyminge, Mr. J. Cooper, of Barham, to Mrs. S. Hart, of Standford.

At Rochefter, Mr. Young, furgeon in the navy, to Mifs Bremar, of Troy Town.

At Sandwich, Mr. H. Woodruff, to Mifs Bimdock, of Rochefter.

At Canterbury, Mr. James Wimble, to Mrs. Martha Palmer.

At Aldington, Mr. W. Sonders, of Dymchurch, to Mifs M. Keeler.

Died.] At Smerden, Mr. John Hopper. At Wingham, Mr. Robert Beale, of the Red-lion Inn. He was a man generally refpected, and has left a wife and fix infant children to lament his lofs.

Mrs. Holness, of the Eight Bells.

At Eaftry Court, aged 79, Ifaac Bargrave,


At Whitstable, Mr. Daniel Brook, fen.
At Margate, Mrs. Thornton. Mrs. Stone.
At Maidstone, Mr. John Hills.

At Tinderden, aged 75, Mr. Tho. Mercer. At Staplehurst, Mr. Thomas Bowes, a refpectable farmer.

At Rodmersham, Mr. W. Denne.

At Mereworth, the Rev. Robert Style, rector of that place.

At Town Sutton, aged 78, Mrs. Pope.
At Ramfgate, Mr. Atherden, of the Royal-
Oak Inn.


A dreadful affray lately happened at Farnham, between fome Irish foldiers and the inhabitants of the town, which ended in the death of three of the foldiers and one of the town's people. Thefe frequent affrays in all parts of the kingdom between the foldier's and town's people, require the ferious attention of government.

Died.] Mr. R. Smith, of Chertsey.
At Stoke Park, near Guildford, Will::m
Alderley, efq.

At Egham, C. T. Kerby, efq. ferjeant at law.

At Walton-upon-Thames, Mrs. Horton,

widow of Mr. Solomon Horton, of Little Shelford, Cambridgeshire.

At Peter ham, near Richmond, John Cranke, efq.

At Putney Hill, Godfchall Johnson, efq.

The Suffex Agricultural Society has excited #laudable and beneficial spirit of emulation among sheep-fhearers, to whom they lately offered and have fince diftributed handfome premiums for the quickest and best performances. The man who gained the first prize ufed the fnap-fhears.

Married.] At Haftings, Mr. Jafper Cox, of Cheapfide, London, to Mifs Ann Thwaites. Died.] At Chichester, Mrs. Lloyd, mother of James Martin Lloyd, esq. of Steyning. At Newhaven, aged 82, Mr. Burley, many years mafter gunner of the fort.

At Malling, near Lewes, aged 85, Luke Spence, efq. who had been upwards of fixty years an acting magiftrate for this county.


The man with the black beard, who fome months fince, bestowed his money, in great profufion, among the poor at Reading, Witney, and other places in that neighbourhood, is difcovered to be an inhabitant of King's Cliffe, in Northamptonshire, and a hawker of wooden-ware. He is an eccentric character, not of the most rational cast, and a fudden acceffion to £2000 in hard cafh, is furpofed to have had a violent effect on his mind. His behaviour is fometimes brutal, even to those who fupplicate his bounty.

Died.] At Reading, Mr. Bolt, wharfinger.
At Chaddleworth, aged 101, Mr. Thomas
Winkworth, formerly a fhoemaker of that
place, he enjoyed all his faculties to the laft.
At Newbury, Mr. Jolly, butcher.
At Theale, Mr. Higham.

At Lymington, Mrs. Skrine, relict of the late Richard Dixon Skrine, efq. of Warley, near Bath.


A numerous meeting has been held at Northiam, at which fome refolutions were pafled, preparatory to the improvement of the navigation of the river Rother, from Rye to Robert bridge. It was alfo refolved that it would be of great utility to render those branches navigable which extend from Blackwall to Smallhithe, and from the Strand at Rye to Sidlefcomb.

At a late meeting of the Battle Agricut-Davis, tural Society, it was refolved to offer premiums to the breeders of the best bulis, heifers, working oxen, rams, ewes and ftallions. And rewards to the most induftrious and deferving labourers in husbandry.

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At Newport, Ifle of Wight, aged 37. Mrs. Kirkpatrick, wife of James Kirkpatrick, efq.


At Romfey, aged 86, Mr. Savage, for merly a carpenter, at Beaworth, near Winchefter.


At a late great market at Salisbury, three oxen were fold by weight at eleven pence per pound; sheep at the fame price, with their wool on, and fhorn at ten pence.

Married] At Salisbury, Mr. Thomas fon of Mr. Davis, of Horningham, to Mifs Hodding, daughter of Mr. Hodding, town-clerk of Salisbury. Mr. Daw, of Clarendon Park, to Mifs Yelf.

At Sutton Veny, Mr. William Miles, of Bishoptrow, mealman, to Mifs Ann Randall. Died At Salisbury, aged 73, Mr. M. Cottom.

At Everley, the Rev. E. Polhill, rector of Milfton and Brigmaston, aged 65.

At Stanton Barnard, aged 78, the Rev. Francis Rogers, many years curate of that place, and rector of Headington, near Devizes.

At Middle Hill Houfe, near Box, Mrs. Bumfted, wife of the Rev. J. H. Bumfted, vicar of Bramshaw, Hants.


Married.] At Shaftesbury, Dr. H. Bowles, of Winchester, physician to his Majesty's forces, and infpector of the military hofpitals in the fouth-west district, to Mifs P. Ogden, fifter of E. Ogden, efq. of Shafton.

At Dean's Leaze, H. P. Collins, efq. to Mifs Lethbridge, daughter of J. Lethbridge, efq. of Sandhill Park.

Died At Dorchester, Mrs. Chafy, wife of James Chafy, efq.

At Shroton, in an advanced age, Mrs. Andrews.

At Wimborne, aged 75, the Rev. H. Good, D.D. one of the ministers of Wimborne Minster, and rector of Shroton and Cam.


Married.] At Bath, Mr. Holloway, of St. Pancras, London, to Mils Gye, daughter of Mr. Gye, printer. Jenkin Davies Berrington, efq. to Mifs Morgan, both of Swanfea, E. Williams, efq. barrifter at law, to Mifs E. Curre, of Itton Court, Monmouthshire. Mr. T. Hobbi, mufician, to Mifs Coleman, daughter of Mrs. Coleman, grocer. Mr. W. Hughes, coachmaker, to Mifs Eleanor Goldney. Mr. Shewring, aged 83, to Mifs Watkins, aged 55. Mr. Robert Smith, brewer, of this city, to Miß E. Bewley, of Lydiard,


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Sarah Partington, eldest daughter of the late T. W. Partington, efq. of Off ham, Suffex, At Bristol, Mr Clement Jackfon, draper, to Mifs Fry, daughter of Mr. Robt. Fry, clothier. Mr. Thomas Leek, bookfeller, to Mifs Mary Slade. Mr. C. Jones, mafon, to Mifs H. Hippifley. Captain Handfield, of the army, to Mifs Pritchard of College Green.

Died] At Bath, aged 18, Mifs Theodofia Coxhead, youngest daughter of Mr. Coxhead, foap-boiler. James Lloyd, efq. of Mabus, Cardiganshire. Aged 86, Thomas Coward, efq. late of Spargrove, Somerfet; he was upwards of 60 years in the commiffion of the peace for that county.

between jarring factions, and difcordant fects, From the well known integrity of his cha racter, he was employed in various posts both public and private, which he difcharged to the fatisfaction of all parties. He was a steady friend, and left nothing undone, upon any occafion, to ferve thofe for whom he pro feffed an attachment. He was fincerely pious and devout, and his religion was not debafed by fournefs, or milled by narrow or unchari table principles. Ardent in his private attachments, he was yet the univerfal friend of mankind; and as Providence had bleffed his industry with great fuccefs, the fruits of it he was ever ready to impart to others. An immenfe concourfe attended his funeral, and among this vaft crowd of all ranks and condi tions, there were few who were not real mourners."

May 24, at Bath, aged 54, of a paralytic ftroke, Mr. W. Ayscough, an opulent and refpectable undertaker at Cripplegate, and many years clerk of that parish, for which office he never received any falary, but held it merely as connected with his bufinefs. Perhaps no man in that part of the city was more univerfally refpected than Mr. Ayfcough. From his general benevolence, and friendly difpofition, he was a bond of union


Married.] At Exeter, Mr. Jacob Watfon, linen-draper, to Miss Oftler, both of Bridgewater.

At Plymouth, Mr. Bellamy, furgeon of his majesty's fhip, Spencer, to Mifs Cremer, Several Marriages, Deaths, and Paragraphs of News in English Counties, and in Wales and Scotland are deferred till our next, for want of Room.


IN addition to the difficulties which we obferved in our laft, the woollen-trade in the weft of England at prefent labours under the want of raw-wool has become very great, from the supply not being equal even to the small demand which now exifts: the price of chains is advancing, and the difficulty of purchafing them at all, it is feared, will increafe, as the wool dealers in this part of the country are out-traded by their rivals in the north, by whom, it is well known, the Reeces of a flock of fheep are frequently bargained for a long while before the hearing feafon begins. The greater advantages derived from machinery by the manufacturers in the north, is the chief caufe of their fuperiority, as it enables them to fell goods of the fame quality cheaper than they can be made on the spot where the wool is grown. The union with Ireland is confi dered both by the merchants and manufacturers in the woollen trade as threatening them with new evils; they accordingly petitioned parliament against it, on which occafion it was ftated that "the growth of wool in Great Britain is not more than adequate to fupply the manufacturers with a quantity equal to the prefent demand, and therefore, if any wool in the raw ftate is permitted to be exported, they and their labourers must fuffer very material injury."

The discovery lately made by Mr. Thomas Foden, of a chryftalline size and paste from vege table and mineral fubitances, as a fubftitute for wheat flour in all purposes of manufacture where wheat flour is ufed, appearing likely to be attended with important advantages, and that it may fave the use of wheat flour to a very confiderable extent, the House of Commons have addreffed his Majefty to requeft that he would direct fuch further enquiry to be made on the fubject as shall be neceffary for afcertaining whether the ingredients for making this fubftitute can be furnished in fufficient quantities and at fuch reasonable prices, as to afford a fupply equal to the confumption which may be required for the various manufactures in which it may be useful; and in cale it fhall appear that the difcovery can be carried to fuch an extent as to be of confiderable national advantage, to order such sum to be advanced to Mr. Foden for that purpose, as his Majefty half judge proper, which will be made good by parliament.

Another difcovery, which promifes to be of much importance, is that of extracting ink from printed and written paper, and making other paper therefrom, fit for writing, printing, and other purpotes. A bill has been brought into Parliament for incorporating a company for the purpote of establishing a manufactory for carrying this fcheme into execution, and another bill has been brought in to exempt from duty wafte paper imported into the kingdom for the purpose of being re-manufactured, except the duty impofed by the convoy act.

Several other commercial fubjects have lately claimed the attention of Parliament, in confequence of which an act has been paffed for repealing part of the duties and drawbacks of custome on kid fkins imported, and the exemption of imported kid fkins from Excife duty on being dreffed in Great Britain; alfo an act for repealing fo much of an aft paffed in the fecond year of James L as prohibits the ufe of horfe hides in making boots and fhoes, and for the better preventing the damaging of raw hides and fkins in the flaying thereof. The ftamp duties impofed on perfumery and on licences for felling the fame, by 26 Geo. II. having fallen of very confiderably, have been repealed. A bill has been brought in for permitting the free importation of ¡infeed cakes and rape cakes in neutral ships; and likewife a bill for continuing and amending the act paired in the laft feffion for enabling his majefty to prohibit the exportation, and permit the importation of ce and for allowing the importation of other articles of grovifion, without payment of duty.

The total quantity of wheat and other kinds of grain imported into England from the 28th of December laft, to the 17th of June has been as follows; Wheat, 419,8049rs. Wheat-flour, 51.448 cwt. Rye, 55,410 grs. Rye-meal, 2,157 cwt. Barley, 10,878 rs. Oats, 108,966 grs. Oatmeal, 1,657 cwt. Peafe, 5,190 grs. Beans, 5.444 qrs. Notwithstanding the arrival of thefe confiderable quantities and the knowledge that much more is on its paffage, almost every kind of grain continues to advance, and till a reduction takes place it may be ufeful to endeavour to introduce more generally the consumption of rice, which has lately fallen five or fix fhillings per ewt. the importation thereof having been very confiderable; good Carolina rice is at prefent from 275. to 31s. and Eaft India, from 26s. to 29s. per cwt.

Raw fugars are higher fince our laft, being at prefent at the following prices, St. Kitts, 598. fo Sos. Montferrat, 58s. to 78s. St. Vincents and Nevis, 58s. to 775. Jamaica, 556. to 76s. Grenada, 56s. to 755. Dominica and Antigua, 56s. to 76s. Barbadoes, 56s. to 755. Martinico, 568. to 74s. and St. Domingo, 55s. to 745. Grenada clay'd, from 64s. to 1025. Barbadoes clay'd, 66s. to 104s. Martinico clay'd, 638. to 102s. and St. Domingo clay'd, 63s. to 100S. Lumps are from 975. to 1125. fingle leaves 108s. to 118s. and powder loaves, 110s. to 126. Coffee has rifen three or four thillings per Cwt. Fine coffee is from r54s to 163s. good, from 1425. to 1535. and middling from 130s. to 1415.

Cotton-wool continues to advance a little, although the quantity imported has been confiderable. Cayenne is from 3s. to 3s. 2d. Berbice, Surinam and Pernambuco, from 2s. 10d. to 3s. De merary 2s. 6d. to 25, 9d. St. Domingo, 2s. Id. to 2s. 6d. Grenada and Carriaco, 2s. 5d. to s. 8d. Barbadoes, 2s. 5d. to 2s. 7d. Martinico, 2s. 3d. to 2s. 7d. South Carolina and Geor gia, 1s. 6d. to 2s. Iod. and Surat, 1s. 2d. to Is. 4d.

The Bank of England have given notice that they intend to publish in the month of December next, a lift of proprietors of unpaid dividends on bank ftock, and all the government funds tranf ferable at the Bank of England to the 5th of July, 1797. All perfons entitled to fuch dividends, who are not willing that their names thould be published, fhould therefore receive the fame on, or before the ift of October next, as all dividends remaining on the books after that day muft neceffarily be included in the lift.


WITH the exception of a week or ten days in the beginning of the month, the weather has been favourable for bringing forward the different crops; in most of the fouthern diftricts of the kingdom the fpring corns look healthy and promife to be good crops, but in a few inftances the wheats are thin, and not of fo good an appearance. In Cumberland the commencement of the month was marked with fo great a feverity, as to threaten the deftruction of every fruit of the field; but the i jury fuftained from the keen frofts and easterly winds, has been in fome meafure repaired by the more genial rains and breezes which have fince fucceeded, though the long continuance of wet and cold has confiderably hurt the greatest part of the county. The wheat crop in general has a fickly appearance, and is very thin on the ground:-Barley, on fed off turnip land, looks well, and at prefent promifes a good crop, wherever the feed has been early fown:


Oats, except on dry free foils, have failed much, and on many lands have entirely disappeared; circumstance which, in this county, can only be attributed to one caufe, that of the earth hav Sng been fo completely faturated with wee as to allow no grain to vegetate upon it; a cafe too general on lands of a firm clay bottom, or fubject to any kind of running fprings. The growth of the grain on fome rich loamy foils has alfo fuffered greatly from the depredations of the white fuail, or fome other destructive insects; in which cafes, the diligent farmer fhould immediately have recourfe either to night-rolling, or fprinkling quick-lime on the land fo infested during the night. sime; the latter practice has been found more efficacious, by either deftroying them at once, or cutting off their retreat, and two Cumberland bushels of good lime, are quite fufficient for an acre. The hay feafon has been fo far very good, and much grafs in the fouthern parts of the iland has been already cut and made into hay, the crops being for the most part good, but not fo full as there was reafon fome time ago to fuppofe they would be. The paftures are in general good, but the keep of lean ftock and Milch Cows has been in many places unusually fearce, probably from the circumstances of pafture land being converted to hay in marry inftances from the high prices it fetched last year.

Potatoes have in different places been confiderably injured by an infect of the grub kind, which has eaten off the stems even when of confiderable fire, and thereby completely ftopped the vegeta tion of the root. Where this has not been the cafe, they look extremely well, and in many inftances are certainly unufually forward. Larger quantities than in common years have unquef. tionably been planted.

Peas and Beans where the feed was good, are in general abundant crops and pretty full in the pod, but in fome cafes they have failed on account of the feed having been bad.

Artificial or town graffes are we believe almost every where very full crops.

The hop plantations are in general in a thriving condition, full of bine and forward in growth; but all infected with the fly, and in the strong grounds, the lice are numerous.

But although the crops of the pretent year may on the whole be fafely pronounced to be fa vourable; the pr ces or all forts of grain full keep up. Throughout England and Wales, wheat averages 120s. d. Rye, 835. Barley, 63s. 1od. Cats, 465. 1od. Beans, 75s. 2d. and Peale, 78s. 4d.

Nor has the abundance of grafs yet had much influence in reducing the prices of butcher's meat. In Carlile market, Beet felis trom sd. to gd per lb. Mutton from 4d. to Sd. and Veal from 34d. to 6d. In Smithfield by the ftone of 8ib. Bee faverages 45. to 5s.4d. Mutton 45, $d, to 5s. 6d. Veal 48. to 6s. and Pork 45. 8d. to s. 6d.

Lean ftock is fomewhat lower in fome of the provincial markets.

y till ferches high prices. In St. James's market, it averages £5151, ode Siwto, as is generally the cafe at this feason. is high

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