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nent utility. Sir John St. Aubin, Sir sober and temperate, and, even among the Christopher Hawkins, Davies Giddy, esq. very industrious class, to which lie belunged, M. P. and upwards of seventy gentle was remarkable for his industry: when in men of the first respectability attended, the best of his years it was not unusual for and gave their sanction to the establish- him to reap for hire to a master, during ment.
the day, and to reap the crop of his owu Died.] At Gwiner, 76, Captain House, few acres, while other mortals recruited . runiversailly regretted, and one of the first their exliausted strength in sleep. Helias miners in the county.mit Pleynt, 106, been often seen, thus employed, upon his Mrs. Hick.--At St. Columb, Capt. Smith, knees, when the rigidity of age would not R.N.-At Trewalder, near Cameltord, Mr. let him otherwise use his sickle. He seems, Jolin Taylor.--At Falmouth, Mr. Jolm Lowever, to have been always poor. But Cuinmins, of the Hotel.—Mrs. Treleaven, the Earl of Kinnonll, on whose estate he widow of the late Mr. F. T. of Falmouth, lived, provided, with his characteristic behatter'.–At Howey, Mrs. Moody.—74, Mr. nevolence, for the confort of his declining Ww. Pascoe.–At Treglesson, in Pinillack, years. He retained to the last the use of William, son of William Jenkin, of Tre- all liis faculties, and was not withont some worgie, esq.-At Delanooth, near Camel- enjoyment of life till within a few weeks of ford, Mrs. Clarkes, a widow, much respect- his decease. ed.-At Penryn, 83, Mrs. Williams, fure
IRELAND.' merly of Gosgarue.--At Truro, 68, Walter At Galway, aged 100, Thomas Ililkins, Reed, esq.-At Treclrea, 30, the Rev. Edw. M.D. many years surgeon of the Galuay Gibby, late of Pembroke College.
County Infirmary, It was in liis arms 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 ont oti by organ given by the Earl of Uxbridge the band of death on the 21 of Mareli. is completed, it may be considered as Robert Hamilto), esq. of Vineyard Penl, unique.
in Jamaica, late Colonel of the Kingstoši Lately was launcher from Roberts's Militia, ani 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 ions, intended himself out of a window in a fit of deli: iun, to be employed between Milford and Wa- which caused instant death, Lieutenantterford.
General Sir Ww. 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 airin, R. Hill. gools at that port: she was convoyed At Kingston, Jamaica, Aaron Delesser, thither by the Conqnest 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, lias been cies. He was interred with masonic surveyed and marked ont by Mr. Evan honours. Hopkin. It will be made with every pos At 'Tokat, Persia, on his return to Eng. .sible expedition, and, when finished, will land, the Rev. Henry Martyn, B. D. feb be a beneficial communication for Llanga- low of St. John's College, Cambridge. This dock, Llandovery, Ivampeter, &c. distinguished scholar look flis Batchelor's
Dicd.] 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 attamed the ligh honour of Senior a mumerons family to deplore lier loss. Wrangler. His classical, as well as mathe.
In her 80th year, Amne, wife of the Rev. matical attainments, were very consicier. Johu Lloyd, rector of Caerwys, and angli- able. But he also possessed still higher ter of David Thciwall, esq. of Blenyaie; attainments--idose of genuine piety and and, a few weeks after, in his 81st year, active lenevolence. 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 10 ilié lian B. esq.-50, John Phelps, es4.-At Company, in the sunımer of 1805, and at Brecon, Mrs. Price, widow of the late the several staions a sgned to hin, revoted Samuel P. esq.--84, Joseph Willians, esq. fanself so diligently in some of the larja of Glan-yr-aton, Cainarvoasisire.
guages of the Fast, lut he superintenland
translations of the New Testament ito Died.] In the iO9ii year of his age, John the Persian and Hindostanee languages Hay, coitager, in the parish of Tibberniore. ans, with the assistance of Sabat, a learner Like most of those who have ouilived the Arabiau of rank, and a convert from it! ordiuary "lease of nature," he was always hometanism, made ennsiderable progress in
At Paris, at a very advanced age, H. Spanish, and Portuguese languages, not Larcher, the translator of Herodotus, and only fluently, but eloqnently; he was a patriarch of French literature.
good draftsman, and well read in the miAt Antigua, George King, esq. of South- litary history 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 coue In America, the Hon. William Villiers cluded a seven years' service in that counMansel, second son of the late Lord Jern try under the present Sir Thomas Picton, sey, and the successor to the Briton-Ferry KiB. At the storming of Morne Fortunée, estate, on the death of the late Lord in St. Lucie, under the command of the Vernon.
firmer, he was struck by a miusket-ball in At Alicant, of a pulmonary compiaint, the breast, and was, after lying for some that accomplished young nobleman, Lord lours on the spot, taken np as dead : he Dlontgomerie.
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 del Empire, ed in the family and confidence of Sir He was considered the best theatrical critic Thomas Picton diving 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, nory, 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' resiilence there, no man ever enjoye tacked the Revolution, whicin occasioned cd 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 vary 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 Frencii 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 mmd 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, perlaps, in military annals: At Providence 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 ; aud was Sarah Anderson, a free black woman, a found again at the head of his brigade, as native of Guinea, of the Congo country: 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 worth, have agreed to erect a monument last monient of her existence: she had 55 to his memory.
REPORT OF DISEASES,
From February 25 to Nurch 25, 1814.
•30 | Catarrhus Bronchitis Asthenica
6 Rheumatismus Hæmoptoe
4 Pertussis Pleurodyne
6 Rubeola Palpitatio 2) Asthma
3 Asthenia 9 Phthisis.
2 Hemiplegia 3 Synocius
2 Cynanche Tonsillaris Epilepsia 1 Morbi Infantiles
· 10 Dyspepsia 3 Ainenorrhea
3 Pyrosis 1 Menorrhagia
2 Leucorrhæa Ischuria
2 Psora Enterodynia
3 Purigo Anasarca
2 The diseases of the last have been very similar to those of the preceding month. Numbers have perished from the long continned severity of the season. Those persons who have heretofore been afflicted with cough and difficulty of breathing, during the winter, have found it more obstinate and severe this seasou than on forner 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 made use of by the advocates for nature being the only physician. Hence the appearance of goui at particular times 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 clisease ruos 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 are rendered milder, or the inevitable approach of death is made more tolerablc and more distant. To those who kuow 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 thien effecting much in the cure of disease is speaks ing idly; and to 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 continued 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 checking diseased action, whenever it is within onr power; but where is there a general rule withiont an exception 3 In goat 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 little, 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; some of whom indeed, in the neighbourhood of Seven Dials, still place considerable ieliance 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 Manufactnres of the Committee on the Bankrupt Bill, the tenor whereof follows :—That they found, 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 bill formerly transmitted, still apply to this, and remain uobviated, 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 much abridged as before : ibat It contains none of those important regulations which are contained in the bill prepared on the recompiendation of this Chamber, a printed abstract of which was laid be.
Monthly Comercial Report.
[April 1, fore them, as well as all the mercantile associations in the towns of Manchester, Sheffield, Leeds, Birmingham, and London; and who, as well as this Chamber, consider thee regas lations to be essentially necessary to the establishment of a wholesome system of Banka fupt 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 would be proper to alter the bill in that respect, as well as to introduce some additional clanses, which were considered to be improvenients, and which had occurred since it was first prepared ; and that the clause which provides that the money shall not be lodged in any private bank, or banking irouse, who are creditors of the bankrupt; as also the clarise prohibiting a partner ofa bank or banker from being elected a trustee, should be expimged...The meeting expressed tlieir sense of the great and essential services which Mr. CAMPEELL has rendered to the commercial interest and the public in general, by the salutary provisions that are contained in tlie 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 estimated about $700 packages, chiefly taken on speculation. The greater proportion of the sales are in Brazil cottous, 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, 28. 102d. a 28. 11 il. ; 1300 Bahias, very ordinary to good, 28. 8 d. a 28. 10 d.; 390 Maranhains, 2s. 1014. ----130 Boweds, fair to good, 25. 8.d. a 2s. y£d. ; 74 damaged, 25. a 2s. 6 d.; 90 good Cayenne, 2s. 9d. ; Surinam, ordinary to good, 2s. 8 d. a 2s. 10d. —-70 Snrats, fair, 21d.
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, bemg lightly stocked, had been compelled to purchase freely. The sales of the week consist of 400 bags Boweds, midilling to good, 25. 8 d. a 25. 10d. ; 200 Demeraras, fair to good, 25. 10d. a 2s. 11d. ; 2260 Pernams, crdinary to fine, 2s. 11 d. a 35. 10. ; 1050 Maranhams, middling to good, 25. 9 d a 2s. 11d. ; 600 Bahias, ordinary to good, 25. 811. a 25. 111. ; 128 Bengals, fair to good, 20, d. a 2id. per lb.; amounting to abont 6000 bags. mostly Brazils.
Ti11.-- The prices uncommonly high; yet the purchases bear a profit of 2d. per lb. in the market.
Spices. - Pepper continues to decline, it may now be quoted 18īd. 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 in re,uest.
Sugars. The demand for Muscovades last week continued limited, but apparently soine revival in the enquiries; the purchases made were about 15. below the quotatious of the previous week.-The demand for foreign sugars of every description continues very limited. No public sales. The shipments of sugar are more general than formerly, yet the high rates have decply affected the export to the Continent.--The average price of sů gar in the last Gazette was 93s. 1d.-More than last ?s. 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 no great briskuess, at an improvement generalıy of about 2s. per cwt. ; the finer qualities selling higher in proportion than the interior descriptions.
Kuns, Brandy, und Hollands.---The shipments of Rum continue considerable, and very general; the request continnes stcady, the prices at littic 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 Sinking Fund, that they had purchased, on the 21st of Dec. 258,4109,4661. 135. 6d. of capital stock,wilich hore an annual interest of 7,833,086l.; and that, as the public debt of the country on the 5th of Jannary, 1786, when the SINKING FUND was first established, was but 238,231,2481. 55. 2 1., more than the whole debt which then existed has 10w been liquidated, by above 20 millions.
It 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 wlịch 3. millions are held by the Bank of England, without interest, and 3 millions at 3 per cent, interest, to be paid six months after peace.
By a pul·lished L st it appears that the Sun Fire Orfice paid in duties last year 101,0001.; the PHENIX 59,0001.; the ALBION 18,0001.; and the ATLAS bat 11,0001. The premiums may be taken at a sun under the amount of the duties, and ont of these are to be paid all expences and losses.--The departments of LIFE INSURANCE, which
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are attended by more temporary advantage to these institutions, have, we are told, during the preşent winter, occasioned unusually large drafts on their capital, 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 speedily:
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 of 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 another establishment on the peninsula of California.
Prices of Merchandize, March 25.
£. s. d. £. c. d.
( per cwt.
0 ditto. Mocha
9 10 ditto. Cotton, West India, common
5 per lh, Demerara
ditto. Flax, Riga
0 per ton. Hops, new, Pockets
12 0 0 per cwto Bags
14 10 0
0 0 ditto.
SO 0 per jar.
0 ( per ton. Rags, Hamburgh
2 16 0 per cwtie Italian, fine
ditto. Silk, China
0 per lb. Bengal, skein
ditto. Sugar, Jamaica, brown
6 14 ditto, East India
0 16 Cloves
0 11 6
0 12 6 ditto. Nutmegs
0 0 ditto. Pepper, black
0 1 91 ditto. white
ditto, Tallow, town melied
4 19 6
o per ewt. Russia, yellow
ditto. Tea, Bohea
3 21 , Hysou, fine
0 7 ditto. Wine, Madeira, old
() per pipe. Port, old
ditto. At Messrs. Wolfe and Co.'s Canal Office, No. 9, Change Alley, Cornhill; Commera cial Dock shares fetch 150l. per share.-West India ditto, 1601.-- The Grand Junction CANAL shares fetch_2351. per share.--The Grand Sorry, $31. 105.--And the Leicester Union, 1121.- The East Londou WATER-WORKS, 701.--The Granii Jance tion 471.- And the West Middlesex, 321.-The Albion INSURANCE OFFICE shares fetch 461. The Globe 1151.--And the Imperial 48l.
The 3 per cent. cons, on the 26th were 66; 5 per cent. 94; omnium, 18.
MONTHLY AGRICULTURAL REPORT. THE late gradual thaw has been extremely fortunate for the country, in tl:e avoidance
of those heavy calamities which must always attend the sudden overdow of waters. Nor has the repetition and continuance of frost and snow, almost beyond all former expe. rience, been productive of greater losses, public or private, than must appear una. yoidable in such a state of the weather. The loss of lambs has already been considera. ble in the north, and in all parts where the necessary precautions had been neglected. Sheep and even the larger cattk, from neglect, at no rate creditable to the hus. bandry of the country, have perished in the suow: The turnips every where injured,