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nent utility. Sir John St. Aubin, Sir sober apd temperate, and, even among the Christopher Hawkins, Davies Giddy, esg. very industrious class, to which he belonged, M. P. and upwards of seventy gentle was remarkable for his industry: when in men of the first respectahility attended, the best of his years it was not umsyal for and gave their sanction to the establishi- him to reap for hire to a master, during ment.
the day, and to reap the crop of bis owa Died.) At Gwiner, 76, Captain Hodge, few acres, while other mortals recruited. runiversailly regretted, and one of the first their exliausted strength in sleep. He lias miners in the county --At Pleynt, 106, been often seen, thus employerl
, upon his Mrs. Hick. At St. Columb, Capt. Smith, knees, whien the rigidity of age would not R.N.–At Trewalder, near Camelford, Mr. let him otherwise use liis sickle. He seems, John Taylor.-At Falmouth, Mr. John however, to liave been always poor. But Cummins, of the Hotel.--Mrs. Treleaven, the Earl of Kinnoull, on whose estate he widow of the late Mr. F. T. of Falmouth, lived, provided, with his characteristic behatter.–At Fowey, Mrs. Moody.—74, Mr. nevolence, for the comfort of his declining Wm. Pascoe.-At Treglesson, in Pinillack, years. He retained to the last the use of William, son of William Jenkin, of Tre- all his faculties, and was not without some worgie, esq.-At Delanooth, near Camel. enjoyment of life till within a few weeks of ford, Mrs. Clarke, a widlow, much respect- his decease. ed.--At Penryn, 83, Mrs. Williams, formerly of Gosgarue. --At Truro, 68, Walter At Galway, aged 100, Thomas Wilkins, Reed, esq.--At Tredrea, 80, the Rev. Edw. M. D. many years surgeon of the Galway Gibby, late of Pembroke College.
County, Infirmary. It was in his armis the
celebrated Wolfe breathed his last. The new Chapel of Saint Mary, in the town of Carnarvon, has been opened for At Berlin, the Duke of Mecklenburgh public worship. In point of architecture Strelitz, brother to the Queen ; lie was exthis building is superior to any edifice pected in the spring on a visit to liis roval within the priucipality, and when the sister in this country, but was cut off by organ given by the Earl of Uxbridge the hand of death on the ed of Marcli
. is completed, it may be considered as Roliert Hamilton, esq. of Vineyard Pen, unique.
in Jantaica, late Colonel of the Kingston Lately was launched from Roberts's Militia, and Acting Magistrate of the Yard, in Hubberstone Pill, the new Post- parish of St. Andrew, in that island. Office Packet, called the " Francis Free- At Lisbon, in consequence of throwing ling," burtheu about eighty tons, intended himself out of a window in a fit of deli:ium, 'to be employed between Milford and Wa- which caused instant death, L'entenantterford.
General Sir Wm. Erskine, commander-inLately arrived at Milford, his Majesty's chief of the cavalry under the orders of Sir ship Pearlin, fitted as a lazarette, for airing R. Hill
. goosis at that port; she was convoyed At Kingston, Jamaica, Aaron Delesser, thither by the Congnest.gun-brig.
esq. grand master of the Antient York The line of the intended new road from Masons for that island and its dependenthe Swansea Canal to Llangadock, has been cies. He was interred with masonic, surveyed and marked out by Mr. Evan honours. Hopkin. It will be made with every pos- At Tokat, Persia, on his return to Engsible expedition, and, when finished, will land, the Rev. Henry Martyn, B. D. felbe a beneficial communication for Llanga- Jow of St. John's College, Cambridge. This dock, Llandovery, Lanipeter, &c. distinguislied scholar took luis Batchelor's
Died.] At Briton-i'erry, near Swansea, degree in 1801, then under the age of 20, Mrs. Bowzer, wife of F. W. B esq. leaving and attained the high honour of Senior a mumerons family to deplore hier loss. Wrangler. His classical, as well as mathe
In hier 80th year, Anne, wife of the Rey. matical altaivinents, were very considerJohn Lloyd, rector of Caerwys, and daugh- able. But he also possessed still higher ter of David Theiwall, esq. of Blaenyale; attainments--ihose of genuine piety and and, a few weeks after, ju lis 81st year, active benevolence. Under the influence the Rev. John Lloyd.
ot zcal for the best interests of mankind, At Tenby, Mrs. Baylis, wife of Wil- he embarked for India as Chaplain to ilie lian B. esq.-50, John Phelps, esq.-At Company, in the sunımer of 1803, and at Brecon, Mis. Price, widow of the late the several sta ions assigned to hin, devoted Samuel P.esq.-84, Joseph Willians, esq. laimselt so diligentiy to some of the layof Glan-yi'-afon, Carnarvonshire.
guages of the East, that he superintended
translations of the New Testament into Diesl.) In the 109th yeur of his age, John the Persian and Hindostanee languages; Hay, cottager, in the parish of Tibbermore. and, with the assistance of Sabar, a learneri Like most of those who have onilived the Arabian of rank, and a convert from Ma. ordiuary " lease of nature," he was always hometanism, nade considerable progress in
an Arabic translation. With a view to children, grand children, great grand childa render the Persian translation more per- ren, and great great grand children; 25 of fcct, he made an arduous journey to Shiraz, whom attended her to the grave. where he resided for some time. For a In consequence of carrying too heavy a similar purpose he resolved to visit Bagdad; load, which inflamed a rupture he bad had but, being compelled to take a circuitous for the last 83 years, aged 105, F. H. route by Tebriz, near the Caspian Sea, Robersay, of Haillot, department of the his health, which liad long materially suf- Sambre and Meuse. His ordinary and fered, became at that place so impaired, favourite food was potatoes, and bread and that he resolved to return by Constantino. milk. ple to his native country. On reaching At Gouvean, Portugal, 38, LieutenantTokat, about 600 miles from Tebriz, and Colonel Richard Collins, 83d regt. colonel 250 from Constantinople, he found himself in the Portuguese service, and commande unable to proceed further ; and, on the ing a brigade in the 7th division of Lord 16th of October last, it plcased an all-wise Wellington's army. Perhaps the military Providence to terminate his important la- archives do not record the name of a man bours. Thus at the early age of 31, the who united so many rare qualities, or in Church of England has lost a distinguished whom was found combined such a variety ornament, and the British and Foreign of endowments. His attainments were Bible Society a most valuable associate. various; he spoke the Germau, French,
At Paris, at a very advanced age, H. Spanish, and Portuguese languages, not Larcher, the translator of Herodotus, and only fluently, but eloquently; he was a patriarch of French literature.
good draftsman, and well read in the miAt Antigua, George King, esq. of South- litary listory of all the great generals who ampton.
flourished in the last century. He come At Batavia, Brigade-Major W. Bowen, menced bis military career in the West Ineldest son of Wm. B. esq. of Pibor, Car. dies, in the year 1795-6, under the commarth en.
mand of Sir Ralph Abercromby; be conIn America, the Hon. William Villiers cluded a seven years' service in that counMansel, second son of the late Lord Jer. try upder the present Sir Thomas Pictos, sey, and the successor to the Briton-Ferry K.B. At the storming of Mòrne Fortunée, estate, on the death of the late Lord in St. Lucie, under the command of the Vernon.
fornier, he was struck by a musket-ball in At Alicant, of a pulmonary complaint, the breast, and was, after lying for some that accomplished young nobleman, Lord bours on the spot, taken up as dead: he Montgomerie.
was, however, present at the capture of the At Paris, aged 70, the Abbé Geoffroy, island of Trinidad soon afterwards, remain. one of the Editors of the Journal de l'Empire, ed in the family and confidence of Sir He was considered the best theatrical critic Thomas Picton during the whole of his goin France; he was even supposed to be supe. vernment there, and now rests in his merior in that branch of literature to Freron, mory, and yet lives in his heart. He comthe antagonist of Voltaire. Geoffroy, like manded his regiment at the capture of the Freron, combated the modern philosophy: Cape of Good Hope; and, during a five in all his criticisms Geoffroy constantly at- years' residence there, no man ever enjoy. tacked the Revolution, which occasioned ed a larger share of general esteem and ad. the Journal de l'Empire to have a greater miration. At the memorable and sanguisale than any other French Journal. Its nary battle of Albuera, his leg was taken sale was 22,000 daily, but the price of a off by a cannon-ball, and, in consequence French newspaper is only three-halfpence of a succeeding mortification, his thigh sterling. He was a very excellent Greek was obliged to be amputated very high up; and Latin scholar, and was well read in the he languished for some time, but the reBelles Lettres; yet, with all his kuowledge, sources of a mind never to be subdued he was very intolerant.
turned the balance; his stump healed, and Of a fever, under Lord Wellington, Sir here he gave an instance of heroism never T. Stiles, Bart.
paralleled, perhaps, in military anpals : At Provideuce Grove, St. John's, Ja- he returned to this country in the month of maica, on the 20th Sept. aged 140, years, July 1812, in this mutilated state ; and was Sarah Anderson, a free black woman, a found again at the head of his brigade, as native of Guinea, of the Congo coumtry: active as any man in the Peninsula, with a she arrived on that island in 1687, during cork leg and thigh, in the beginning of the the government of the Duke of Albemarle: , month of October following. The brigade she was bedridden for the last three years, which he had the honour to command, as a but retained a good appetite, could hear, mark of their high opinion of his talents and see, and converse with cheerfulness, to the wortli, have agreed to erect a monument lasť monent of her existence: she had 55 to his memory,
2 1 2 10 3
REPORT OF DISEASES,
.30 Catarrhus Bronchitis Asthenica
6 Rheumatismus Hemoptoe
4 Pertussis Plearodyne
6 Rubeolæ Palpitatio
9 Phthisis. Hemiplegia
3 Synochus Vertigo
2 Cynanche Tonsillaris Epilepsia
1 Morbi Infantiles Dyspepsia.
3 Amenorrhea Pyrosis
1. Menorrhagia Dysure
2 Leucorrhæa Ischuria 1 Porrigo.
2 | Psora Enterodynia 3 | Prurigo
2 The diseases of the last have been very similar to those of the preceding month. Nun bers have perished from the long continned severity of the season. Those persons who have heretofore been afflicted with cougli and difficulty of breathing, during the winter, have found it more obstinate and severe this season than on former occasions, and many for the first time have acquired a complaint which will probably attack them at future periods. There appears to be a great habit in certain diseases, a strong disposition in them to occur at certain intervals: and this has been noticed and inade use of by the advocates for nature being the only physician. Hence the appearance of gout at particular tiines is regarded as a beneficial change, a sort of parifying ordeal, from which the sufferer comes out renovated and gay. The habit is also observed in cough, in ague, and some other fevers; in head-ach, aud various chronic affections.
"The difference between the efforts of nature and the interference of art, in the cure of diseases, is simply this: in the one case the disease runs its course with as much violence as its type and the constitution of the patient will allow, till it destroys life, or gradually subsides into health ; in the other the disease is at once cut short, or its paroxysms ate rendered milder, or the inevitable approach of death is made more tolerablc and more distant. To those who know the value of friendship, the bliss of domestic enjoyment, and the satisfaction of doing good, a single hour's delay in obeying the awful summons is no trivial blessing. To talk of nature then effecting much in the cure of disease is speaks ing idly; and 10 suffer morbid action to continue when it is in the power of art to destroy it, is acting madly. If a patient recovers, it will be found that the longer the disorder has contioned the weaker it will leave him, and in general will be more disposed to
recur, till finally it proves fatal.
Gout in some instances is an exception to the expediency of checkiog diseased action, whenever it is within onr power; but where is there a general rule without an exception In gout too there are many occasions when it may be both prudent and necessary to assuage the paroxysms and check the disorder, which is not difficult to accomplishi, even without resorting to the miserable expedient of a French nostrum, of which we know lit-. țle, unless that its effects are violent, and its consequences sometimes fatal,
Savage nations and ignorant people universally are fond of strong remedies. Our dogs and horses experience gentler treatment in the present age than the common people did formerly; soine of whom indeed, in the neighbourhood of Seven Dials, still place consi. derable reliance on gun-powder and brandy, and camomiles and gin, in various complaints, internal and external.
SAMUEL FOTHERGILL, M.D, Craven-strect, March 26, 1814.
MONTHLY COMMERCIAL REPORT. T an extraordinary meeting of the Chamber of Commerce and Manufactures of the Committee on the Bankrupt Bill, the tenor whereof follows :That they foimd, that although there are a few verbal corrections on some of the clauses, and others of them transposed, yet that the grand and fundamental objections which so forcibly apply to the þill formerly transmitted, still apply to this, and remain unohviated, particularly that no time is fixed for the termination of the law, which would of course render it perpetual it passed into an act: that the period for electing the trustee is as inuch abridged as before : ibat it contains none of those important regulations which are contained in the bill pre
北 pared on the recommendation of this Chamber, a printed abstract of which was laid be
fore them, as well as all the mercantite associations in the towns of Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Birmingham, and London; and who, as well as this Chamber, consider lations to be essentially necessary to the establishment of a wholesome system of Banka rupt Law in Scotland, and without which any law on this subject must be very defective? that as the extending the sequestration law to landholders, &c. was not considered an advisable measure to be attempted at present, it wonld be proper to alter the bill in that gespect, as well as to introduce some additional clanses, which were considered to be improvements, and which had occurred since it was first prepared ; and that the clause
Provides that the inoney shall not he lodged in any private bank, or banking house,
are creditors of the bankrupt; as also the clause prohibiting a partner of a bank or banker from being elected a trustee, should be expiwged. The meeting expressed their sense of the great and essential services which Mr. CAMPBELL has rendered to the commercial interest and the public in general, by the salutary provisious that are contained in dire bill he has prepareri at the request of this Chamber.
There has been a revival in the demand for cottons during the last week. The sales were estiniated about 3700 packages, chiefly taken on speculation. The greater proportion of the sales are in Brazil cottons, and there is no other description at market, with the exception of East India, which remains without enquiry. The sales of the last week --1600 Pernams, very ordinary to fair, 2s. 10 d. a żs. 11 d.; 1300 Bahias, very ordinary to good, 28. 84d. a 2s. 10 d., 390 Maranhams, 2s. 104. -130 Boweds, fair to good, 2s. 84d. a 25. odd.; 74 damaged, 2s. a 2s. 6 d. ; 90 good Cayenne, 2s. 9d. ; Surinam,
ordinary to good, 25. 81 d. a 2s. 1010.- -70 Surats, fair, 210.
Cotton Twist unvaried in the prices little business doing.
Liverpool market experienced a very fair demand for cottons last week, principally from the trade, who, being lightly stocked, had been compelled to purchase freely. The sales of the week consist of 100 bags Boweds, middling to good, 25. 8. d. a 25. 10d. ; 200 Demeraras, fair to good, 25. 10d. a 2s. 110. ; 2260 Pernams, ordinary to fine, 2s. 11 d. a 3s. 1d. ; 1650 Maranhams, niiddling to good, 2s. 9 d d 28. 11d.; 600 Bahias, ordinary to good, 28. 8.11. a 25. 1111. ; 128 Bengals, fair to good, 20-d. a 21d. per lb.; amounting to about 6000 bags, mostly Brazils.
Ten.- The prices uncommonly high; yet the purchases bear a profit of ed. per lb. in the market.
Spices.-Pepper continues to decline, it may not be quoted 18żd. There has latterly been no Pimento put up to public sale ; last week a small parcel taken in withont offers being made at 16d.; the prices continue to decline, and the sales very limited.
Rice continues in considerable request.
Fruit. The export demand for fruit continues very considerable. Turkey figs and red Smyrna raisins continue ip reyest.
Sugars.—The demand for Muscovades last week continued litnited, but apparently some revival in the enquiries; the purchases made were about 1s. below the quotations of the previous week.—The demand for foreign sogars of every description continues very limited. No public sales. The shipments of sugar are more general than formerly, yet the high rates have deeply affected the export to the Continent.Tie average price of sí. gar in the last Gazette was 93s. 1d.-More than last 2s. 94d.
Coffee. The request and the prices of Coffee are improving. There were six pnblic salės last week, two of them ratlier extensive, yet the demand appeared so general, that they might be stated to have gone off freely, though with vo great briskuess, at an imprověment generaliy of about 2s. per cwt. ; the finer qualities selling higher in proportion than the interior descriptions.
Kum, Brandy, und Hollands.---The shipments of Rum continue considerable, and very general; the request continnes steady, the prices at littie variation. The imports of Ge. neva are greatly deficient of the expected quantity, the prices rising.--Brandy continues to decline.
It appears by an official report lately published by the Commissioners for managing the Sinkiny Fund, that they had purchaserl, on the 21st of Dec. 258,409,4661. 15s. 6d. of capital stock,which bore an amual interest of 7,833,088).; and that, as the public debt of the country on the 5th of January, 1786, when the SINKING FUND was first established, was but 238,231,2481. 55. 25., more than the whole debt which then existed has 10w been liquidated, by above 20 millions.
Ii appears also by another official document, that the outstanding Exchequer Bills, or untunded debt, amounted on the 5th of January last to 47,156,8001., of which 3 millions are beid by the Bank of England, without interest, and 3 millions at 3 per cent. ioterest, to be paid six months after peace.
By a pulilished List it appears that the Sun Fire Orfice paid in dnties last year 101,0001.; the PHENIX 59,000l.; the ALBION 18,0001.; and the ATLAS bat 11,0001. The premiums may be taken at a sum under the amount of the duties, anil ont of these · are to be paid all expences and losses.--The departments of LIFE INSURANCE, which
are attended by more temporary advantage to these institutions, have, we are told, during the present winter, occasioned unusually large drafts on their eapital, by the unparalleled mortality which has taken place among the aged part of the community.
Bapk notes to the amount of 10s. each, so long talked of, it is said, are to be issued for circulation very speedlily:
By a statement published at St. Petersburgh, it appears that the importations there, which in 1812 were valued at 1,085,000 rubles, amounted to 5,800,000, in 1813.
In proof that the policy of Russia is not confined merely to the acquisition of provinces from Turkey and Persia, and to the overtlirow of the military barrier of Europe, it appears that she is now engaged in completing two military and commercial establishments on the N. W. coast North America; that the Russian government have for nearly ten years past had a fort, mounting a few pieces of ordnance, on the Island of Rodiak, in lat. 55 N. and long. 160 W. being the nearest point of the American continent to their establishment at Kamtschatka; and that within these four years they have begun anothiep establishment on the peninsula of California.
Prices of Merchandize, March 95.
£. s. d. £. $. a.
17 0 ditto.
9 10 0 ditto. Cotton, West India, common
0 2 5. per lh. Demerara
2 10 ditto. Flax, Riga
12 0.0 per cwto Bags
10 0 ditto. Iron, British, Bars
14 10 Pigs
ditto, Oil, salad
30 0 per jar. Galipoli
0 0 o per ton. Rags, Hamburgh
2 13 0
per cw this
o per lb.
5 16 0
5 18 0' per cw to fine
ditto. East India
6 15 0 ditto.
8 18 ditto,
0 16 per lb. Cloves
0 11 6
O 12 ditto.
0 ditto. Pepper, black
0 0 per cwt. Russia, yellow
(0) 0 ditto. Tea, Bohea
0 3 21 () 3 ***, Hysou, fine
ditto. Wine, Madeira, old
0 per pipe. -, Port, old
ditto. At Messrs. Wolfe and Co.'s Canal Office, No. 9, Change Alley, Cornhill; Commer. cial Dock shares fetch 150l. per share.-West India ditto, 1601.--The Grand Junction CANAL shares fetch_2351. per share.- The Grand Surry, 331. 105.-And the Leicester Union, 1121.-The East London WATER-WORKS, 701. ---The Grand Junc. tion 471.-And the West Middlesex, 321.--The Albion INSURANCE OFFICE stares. fetch 461. --The Globe 115l. And the Imperial 481.
The 3 per cent. cons. on the 26th were 66; 5 per cent. 94; omnium, 18.
0 0 0
MONTHLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. THE late gradual thaw has been extremely fortunate for the country, in the avaidance
of those heavy calamities which must always attend the sudden overflow of waters. Nor has the repetition and continuance of frost and snow, almost beyond all former expen rience, been produetive of greater losses, public or private, than most appear una. yoidable in such a state of the weather. The loss of lambs bas already been considera, ble in the north, and in all parts where the necessary precautions had beeii neglected. Sheep and even the larger cattle, from neglect, at no rate creditable to the hus. bandry of the country, liave perished in the suow. The tarnips every whora injured,