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ending 5th May, the importations into London were 4,749 bags; and into Liverpool, on the week ending 20 May, the imports were 9,224 bags, and the sales 8,282 bags. In Glasgow last week the sales were very extensive, and amounted to 3,186 bales; the ima ports from foreign parts only 844 bales.- Corn. The importations from foreign countries having been considerable, the prices are in general on the decline. The markets are very dull, and few sales can be effected. Those who hold flour do not seem inclined to meet the views of those wishing to purchase. In some instances, the quantity offered for sale has been withdrawn in expectation of higher prices. There is little doubt, however, but that, if the weather prove favourable, the prices must decline considerably. As yet, the Spring has been cold and backward. The demand for Rice is dull, and prices nominal. -Tobacco. There is little business doing in this article ; nevertheless, from the state of the stock on hand, the prices remain steady. Dyewoods. The demand for Logwood has been limited. In Fustic there has been a little more doing. Some sales have been effected of Niearagua wood. The price of Madder roots are quite unsettled, from a decline in the price in the London market.- -Pimento. This article is chiefly held by second hands, who seek higher prices than can be obtained. Indigo, attempted to be sold by public sale in Glasgow, has been withdrawn owing to the reduced prices which was offered for it. Hemp, Flax, and Tallow. In Hemp there is nothing doing. Tallow is dull of sale ; purchases may be made in the London market, for the Juły shipment, at 72s., and at 70s. for all the year. The price of Flax is nominal.- Hides remain in good demand.- -Oils are stationary in price.- Barilla is declined in price.

-Tur is dull in sales. Turpentine is steady.- -For Ashes there has been some trifling inquiries. Of various other articles of Commerce, it is scarcely possible, from the state of the market, to make any difference from our former Report.- Fruit. Figs are dull of sale, as the market is overstocked. Turkey Raisins continue most in demand.Irish Provisions. No alteration from our Report.- -Rum, Gin, and Brandy. In Rum there is little business doing, and prices merely nominal. Geneva the same. Brandy, of inferior qualities, has declined in price. The price of real Cogniac advances in France, nor can there be any reduction till it is ascertained there will be an abundant vintage. Wines. By the last advices from Oporto, and the prices for the year being fixed in Portugal, the price of Port Wine has advanced greatly. The advance is from £10 to £12 per pipe. The late bad vintages, and the great rise in the Exchange, have occasioned this rise. The demand is also greater. Sherry has advanced for the same reason ; and other Wines abe soon expected to become higher in price. Great quantities of Cape Madeira continue to be poured into this country ;-the qualities of it are various and very different. The worst kinds afford a great profit when sold at 26s. per dozen. It, however, has no body, and will not keep. A bottle, when opened and not finished, becomes, by next day, like bad porter ;—from being subject to only one third of the duty upon other Wines, it is largely used to adulterate others, to the great loss of the revenues of the country and injury of the fair trader.

What we some time ago anticipated, with regard to the great improvement of the trade of this country, turns out to be correct. We are informed, by official authority, that the exports for 1817 exceeds those of 1816, by £3,000,000; and the internal consumpt for the former year exceeds that of the latter by twice the sum. The Chancellor of the Exchequer also informed us, that the trade of Ireland for last year exceeded that of every previous year. It must yet increase, particularly to the East Indies ; and were tranquillity restored to the distracted provinces of South America, the trade of this country would meet with a still greater increase. It is with the parts which remain quiet under the royal authority that we have any trade of consequence, though the contrary opinion is eagerly circulated over this country. We hope soon to be able to notice this subject more at length, and shew the fact from authentic documents.

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Course of Exchange, May 5.-Amsterdam, 37 Us. Paris, 24 : 30. Bourdeaux, 24: 30. Frankfort on the Maine, 142. Ex. Madrid, 40 effect. Cadiz, 39 effect. Gibraltar, 0. Leghorn, 514. Genoa, 471. Malta, 52. Naples, 44. Palermo, 130 per oz. Lisbon, 59. Rio Janeiro, 664. Dublin, 10. Cork, 10. Agio of the Bank of Holland 2.

Prices of Gold and Silver, per 02.- - Portugal gold, in coin, £4, 2s. 6d. New Dollars, Os. Od. Foreign gold, in bars, £0. New doubloons, £0. Silver, in bars, stand. 5s. 5d.

PRICES CURRENT.—May 8, 1818,

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128 114
118 108

107 105

per lb.

108

25

B.S.

66 ŞB.s.

SUGAR, Musc.
LEITH. GLASGOW. LIVERPOOL. LONDON.

DUTIES. B. P. Dry Brown, ewt. 80 to

75 to 80

69 to

75 77 to 78 Mid. good, and fine mid. 84

88 81
92 76
86 80
82

£1 10 0 Fine and very fine,

90
96
87 93 86

88
Refined, Doub. Loaves,
150 155

144

160 Powder ditto, 124 128

111

125 Single ditto, 120 124 120 126 124

126 115

124 Small Lumps 114 118 116 118 124

122 Large ditto, 114 110 112 112

110 Crushed Lumps,

68

68
72 73

75 MOLASSES, British, cwt. 38

38
39 6
36

07 61 COFFEE, Jamaica cwt. Ord. good, and fine ord. 102

110 100
108 107
114 112

118 Mid. good, and fine mid. 111 112 109 110 115

120 120

126 Dutch, Triage and very ord. 96 104

98

112 Ord. good, and fine ord.

102
111 100 109 109

115 115
122

0 0 78 Mid. good, and fine mid. 112 114 110 115 116

120 124

130 St Domingo,

112 108 112 108

114 117

120 PIMENTO (in Bond) lb.

10 97 10
10 9 97

0 0 9 SPIRITS, Jam. Rum, 160. P. gall. 3s 7d 38 9d 3s 6d 3s 7d 3s 5d 3s 6d 3s 5d 5s 6d

0 8 12 Brandy, 14 0 14 3

12 0 12 6 (B.S. 0 17

05 Geneva, 3 9 40

3 6 3 8 (F.s.)

0 17 1122 Grain Whisky, 7 6 79

13 6 WINES,

B.S. 1 2143 18 0 Claret, 1st Growths, hhd. 50 54

£35

€0

F.S.) 148 4 6 Portugal Red, pipe. 43 50

46

54 Spanish White, butt. 34 55

65

2 95 11 0 Teneriffe, pipe. 30 35

27 40 F.s.j. 98 16 0 Madeira, 60 70

96 13 60

0

(F.S.) 99 16 6 LOGWOOD, Jam. ton. £9 9

8 5 8 10 9 5 9 10 8 10

8 15 Honduras,

10
8 8 9 0 9 10 10 0 8 10 90

0914 Campeachy,

10 10

10 0 10 10 10 5 10 15 10 0 10 10 FUSTIC, Jamaica,

12
15

12 10 14 10 14 0.15 0
Cuba,
17

1 16 10 17 5 18 0 18 10

4 62 INDIGO, Caraccas fine, lb. 9s 60 ils 6d 8 6 9 6

10 6 11

0 43 TIMBER, Amer. Pine, foot. 2 2 2 3

29 3 0

2 40 Ditto Oak, 4 3 5 0

5 67 Christiansand (dut. paid)

2 4 Honduras Mahogany 0 1 6 0 10 I 8 1 2 1 3 Is 2 1 3

3 16 0 St Domingo, ditto 1 2 3 0 1 10 2 6 1 9

8 14.2 brl.

18 TAR, American,

6 19 3

B.S. 19 6

1 43 F.S.

2 112 Archangel,

23
24

21

23 22 6 PITCH, Foreign, cwt. 10 11

6 B.S. 13

8 (F.S.

10 1 TALLOW, Rus. Yel. Cand. 78

80
80
78

03 2 Home Melted,

77 HEMP, Riga Rhine, ton. 49 50 51

52
£49

09 Petersburgh Clean,

47
48 50
51 51
52 49

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0 10 FLAX, Riga Thies. & Druj. Rak. 79 80

82 Dutch, 50

65

80

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Irish,

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1 100.110 MATS, Archangel, 112

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3 9

(F.S.) 1 4 112 BRISTLES,

JB.S. 0 3 6.3 Petersburgh Firsts, cwt. 16 0 16 10

14 0 14 7 6 F.S.

0 3 ili

0 ASHES, Peters. Pearl, 55

(B.S. 53s

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(F.S.) 0 6 4 Montreal ditto,

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11 TOBACCO, Virgin. fine, ib. 95 102 103

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ALPHABETICAL LIST OF ENGLISH BANKRUPTCIES, announced between the 1st and

30th April 1818, extracted from the London Gazette.

Agg. T. Water Lane, Fleet Street, printer

Lowe, A. C. Tokenhouse Yard, merchant Atkinson, J. Aldgate High Street, butcher

Mabson, R. High Road, Knightsbridge, baker Ball, G. M. Great Spring Street, Chadwell, auc- Macavoy, E. King Street, Greenwich, victualler tioneer

Martin, T. and S. Hopkins, Bristol, linen-drapers Beauchamp, R. Coventry Street, lace dealer Miles, J. High Holborn, linen draper Bell, w. Tottenham-court-road, linen-draper Nicoll, E. Hemel Hampstead, Hertfordshire, wineBerry, J. Fleet Street, tailor

merchant Biggs, G. Holborn Bridge, silversmith

Osbourne, 0. Billiter Square, merchant Burnett, A. Lisle Street, St Anne, cabinet-maker Oldaires, W. Ortonhouse, Leicester, farmer Butler, J. Prescot, Lancashire, nurseryman

Osbourne, W. Sculcoates, Yorkshire, merchant Batley, C. Red Lion and Spread Eagle Yard, White- Page, G. Cranbourn Street, silk-mercer chapel, stable-keeper

Parish, J. East Teignmouth, dealer in musical in. Bishop, C. High Street, Southwark, linen-draper struments Cave, T. Hindley, Lancashire, dealer.

Payne, H. H. Strood, Kent, brewer Cale, R. King Street, Holborn, coach-maker Peak, J. Newcastle-under-Line, grocer Coles, C. and F. Galpin, Fleet Street, stationers Penfold, R. Lower Road, Deptford, victualler Croucher, J. H. Great Alie Street, spirit and beer Powell, T. late of Leominster, trader merchant

Plaistrier, J. Le, Minories, watchmaker Cuthbert, R. Alborough, Yorkshire, miller Poolman, J. H. New York Coffee House, mer. Daulby, D. and R Grace, jun. Manchester, coal chant merchants

Pritchard, J. Battlebridge, varnish manufacturer Dowgill, B. Great Woodhouse Carr, Yorkshire, Powell, J. Bristol, broker stone-mason

Ramsear, M. Pancras Lane, Bucklersbury, ware Duckworth, E. Manchester Square, liquor-mer- houseman chant

Read E. and T. Baker, Russel Street Bloomsbury Davenport, S. Egham, Surrey, brewer

Robinson, C. Spalding, Lincolnshire, dealer Dennis, R. Bardney, Lincolnshire, blacksmith Robinson, J. St Mary Hill, ship insurance-broker Firth, J. and M. Bailey, Dewsbury, Yorkshire, Russel, J. Old Change, stationer clothiers

Rains, J. S. Wappingwall, merchant
Fletcher, B. Deptford, linen-draper

Sage, J. and T. Pomfret, Maidstone, millers
Frost, J. Grange Road, Bermondsey, victualler Sandback, J. Woolwich, currier
Forster, P. Liverpool, merchant

Sandwell, R. B. Deal, grocer
Gill, J. Mill Pleasant, Devon, rope-maker

Scholes, R. Huddersfield, corn merchant Gregory, J. Salford, Lancashire, victualler

Sheppard, W. Bristol, bookseller Gooch, J. B. Warnford Court, Throgmorton Street, Smith, C. and J. Vickaridge, Southampton-row, merchant

Russell Square
Hack, T. Bear Garden, Southwark, anchor-smith Southey, G. Canterbury, grocer
Hardwick, T. Lutterworth, Leicester, corn-factor Stephens, H. Penryn, Cornwall, merchant
Hardwick, P. Westbury, Somersetshire, innholder Still, J. Bristol, brass-founder
Hart, W. Newport, schoolmaster

Stubbs, J. Haxey, Lincolnshire, innholder
Hayes, F. Waverton, Lancashire, innkeeper Siepi, L. Haymarket, jeweller
Henderson, J. Tunbridge Place, St Pancras, mer- Small, J. Bristol, coach proprietor
chant

Sarjent, J. Hastings, Sussex, ship-owner
Horrubin, R. Bolton en le Moors, Lancashire, Southan, J. Birmingham, baker
hatter

Tett, P. Seaton, Rutland, farmer Howard, R. Stockport, Cheshire, manufacturer Thackray, T. and R. Bottrel, Greenwich, linenHumphreys, J. Talbot-Court, Gracechurch Street, drapers tailor

Walter, s. E. Madeley, Shropshire, printer Illingworth, A. Philpot Lane, wine-merchant Walton, B. Birmingham, merchant Jackson, J. Leeds, merchant

Welsh, J. Great Yarmouth, haberdasher James, J. Bristol, grocer

West, J. Abbey Green, Staffordshire, corn-dealer Laud, E. Warwick Row, Blackfriars Road, baker Wilcocks, E. Aldersgate Street, ironmonger Lawrence, w. Old Street Road, victualler

Wilks, J. Finsbury Square, merchant Leach, H. and J. Ambrose, Bristol, linen-mer- Willson, G. Ironmonger Lane, merchant chants

Willates, T. Great Queen Street, Lincoln's-InnLiddiard, T. Chiswell Street, plumber

Fields Lockwood, J. Stephen Street, St Pancras, chair. Willie, J. Kingston-upon-Hull, brewer maker

Williams, L. Cursitor Street, Chancery Lane, Lachlan, J. Great Alie Street, Goodmansfields, colourman ship-builder

Wale, E. Sheepshead, Leicestershire, baker

ALPHABETICAL List of Scotch BANKRUPTCIES, announced between the 1st and

30th April 1818, extracted from the Edinburgh Gazette.

Berrie, Robert, drover and cattle-dealer in Tho

maston Campbell, John, of Auchivillin, and late tacksman

of the slate quarries on the estate of Kaimes,

in the island of Bute Hornie, Robert, haberdasher, Kilmarnock Hynd, John, merchant, broker, and underwriter,

formerly of Glasgow, now of Greenock Maegrowther & Coats, merchants in Greenock,

as a Company, and James Macgrowther and David Coates, the partners of that Company,

as individuals Nichols, James, merchant-tailor and builder in

Langholm VOL. III.

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Dunbar, Magdalen, late milliner and dress-maker, Richards, James and WiHiam, late wood merchants

Edinburgh; by Wm Henry Brown, inerchant, and manufacturers, Hawick, as a Company, Edinburgh

and the said James Richards as an individual; Dempster, Robert, merchant, Nairn; by John by Andrew Lang, writer, Selkirk Forsyth, writer, Forres

Renny, Samuel, merchant, Arbroath ; by James Douglas, John, merchant Leith ; by Thomas Scott, Marnie, merchant, there-a second dividend merchant, Edinburgh

Steven & Fraser, Booksellers, Glasgow ; by James Dunlop, Alexander, merchant, Greenock; by Wil

Imray, there liam Kelly, Glasgow

Sibbald, John, and Company, merchants, Leith, Jobson, David, senior, merchant, Dundee; by Wm and John Sibbald, and William Sibbald, jun. Bisset, merchant, Dundee

individual partners of that Company, by Jas Maclellan, Alexander, and William Maclellan, in Duncan, merchant, Leith,-a dividend of 6d.

Crossmichael, and John Collie, in Kirkcud- per pound on 29th May
bright, copartners as timber-merchants in the Webster, Andrew, merchant, St Andrews; by Wm
Stewartry of Kirkcudbright, under the firm of Moncrieff, agent for the Bank of Scotland
William Maclellan and Company, and the said there,-8th May
Alexander Maclellan, William Maclellan, and Wilkin, Robert, in Schaws of Tinwald ; at the
John Collie, as individuals; by the trustee

Globe in Dumfries, -14th May at 12
Papillon, Charles, merchant, Glasgow; by Dugald

Bannatyne, merchant, Glasgow

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London, Corn Exchange, May 4.

Liverpool, May 2.
S. Wheat, s. d. s, d.

s. d. Foreign Wheat, 60 to 76 Boilers, new 54 to 56

Rice, p. cwt. 42 0 to 44 0 Fine do. ...

78 to 80 Small Beans 44 to 51 English 12 6 to 13 6 Flour, English, Superfine do. 82 to 85 Old do. 54 to 62 Scotch 12 0 to 12 9 p.280lb.fine 70 0 to 72 0 Old do.

- to -Tick do.. 38 to 50 Welch . . .11 6 to 12 6 Seconds 64 0 to 68 English Wheat, 65 to 75 Old do. . 51 to 62 Irish 10 0 to 11 6 Irishp.240 lb.58 0 to 600 Fine do.. 82 to 88 Feed Oats, .. 22 to 24 | Dantzic 12 6 to 13 3 Ameri. p. bl. 50 0 to 51 0 Superfine do. 90 to 93 Fine do. 26 to 28 Wismar ..

11 6 to 13 3 Sour do. 43 0 to 44 © Rye

40 to 50 Poland do. . . 21 to 30|| American . 12 6 to 13 3 Clover-seed, p. bush. Barley, new . 36 to 42 Fine do.. . 32 to 31 Quebec .. 11 6 to 12 0 - White 90 to 95 Superfine do. 52 to 56 Potato do. 28 to 32 Barley, per 60 libs.

Red

80 to 85 Malt,

. 62 to 74|Fine do. . 34 to 36 English .8 0 to 8 6 Oatmeal, per 240 lb. Fine do. . 76 to 78 Fine Flour, 75 to 80 Scotch 7 6 to 8 3 English 40 0 to 43 0 Hog Pease. 42 to 16 Seconds, 70 to 75 Irish

7 3 to 7 9 Scotch ... 40 0 to 41 O Maple 44 to 48 Bran

15 to 16 Malt p. 9 gls. 11 6 to 12 0 Irish 38 0 to 40 0 White Pease 44 to 52 Fine Pollard

16 to 30 Rye, per qr. 54 0 to 56 0
Oats, per 45 lb.

Butter, Beef, &c.
Seeds, gc. May 8.

Eng.pota. 4 6 to 4 10 Butter, per cwt. s. Mustard, Brown, s.

Welsh potato 4 to 4 9 Belfast

126 to New, 12 to 22 Ryegrass .. 16 to 481 Scotch 4 8 to 4 10 Newry

120 to 0 -White .

5 to 11 -Common -to- Foreign 4 3 to 4 6 Drogheda 0 to 0 Tares. 17 to 18 Clover, English,

Irish

4 5 to 4 9 Waterford,new o te 0 Turnips, New

14 to 20 -Red, • 70 to 75 Rapeseed,p. 1. £50 to £52 Cork, 3d 0 to 0 -Red

- to - - White 100 to - Flaxseed,p. bus. 9s. to 10s. -New, 2d, pickled 112 -Yellow, new to Trefoil

10 to 42 | Sowing, p. hhd.100 to 105 Beef, p. tierce 95 to 100 Canary 60 to 84 Rib Grass

- to
Beans, pr qr.

60 to 65 Hempseed ... 60 to 75 Carraway, Eng. -8 to - English 60 0 to 70 0 Pork, p. br). 95 to 105 Linseed ... 80 to 90 -Foreign 4 to - Foreign . 00 to 0 0 Bacon, per cwt. Cinquefoil. to Coriander

to 22 Peas, per quar:

-Short middles 78 to 80 New Rapeseed, £50 to £54.

Boiling · 60 0 to 64 01-Long do. 0 to 0 Average Prices of Corn of England and Wales, from the Returns received in the Week

ended 25th April 1818. Wheat, 91s. 1d.-Rye, 56s. 5d.-Barley, 53s. 11d.-Oats, 31s. 11d.-Beans, 54s. 11d.-Pease, 57s. 8d.c.

Oatmeal, 35s. Od.-—Beer or Big, Os. Od. Average Prices of British Corn in Scotland, by the Quarter of Eight Winchester Bushels,

and Oatmeal, per Boll of 128 lbs. Scots Troy, or 140 lbs. Avoirdupois, of the Four Weeks immediately preceding the 15th April 1818. Wheat, 72s. Od.-Rye, 55s. 8d. ---Barley, 43s. 5d. --Oats, 35s. 7d.-Beans, 55s. ld.-Pease, 56s. 1d.

Oatmeal, 27s. 100.-Beer or Big, 38s. 7d.

p. barrel

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EDINBURGH.-MAY 12.

.... 28s. Od.

......378. Od.

3d, ......

Wheat.
Barley.

Oats.

Pease & Beans,
Ist,...... 44s. 6d. 1st,......388. Od. 1st,......32s. Od. Ist,......33s. Od.
2d, .41s. Od. 2d, ......32s. Od. 2d,

2d, ......31s. Od.
3d,
3d, ......28s. (d. 3d, ...... 258. Od.

..29s. Od.
Average of wheat, £1:14:7: 8-12ths per boll.

Wednesday, May 6. Beef (17} oz. per lb.) Os. 5d. to Os. 8d. Quartern Loaf 1s. Od. to Os. Od. Mutton

Os. 7d. to Os. 8d. Potatoes (28 lb.) 1s. Od. to Os. Od Lamb, per quarter 6s. Od. to 8s. Od. Butter, per lb.

1s. 8d. to 1s. 10d. Veal Os. 7d. to Os. 9d. Salt ditto, per stone

24s. Od. to Os. Od. Pork Os. 5d. to Os. 7d. Ditto, per lb.

ls. 4d. to ls. 60. Tallow, per stone 11s. 6d. to 12s. Od. Eggs, per dozen Os. 9d. to Os. Oc?.

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HADDINGTON.-May 1.
Wheat.
Barley.

Oats.
Pease.

Beans. 1st, .44s. 6d. 1st,......43s. Od. 1st....... 295. Od. | 1st,......30s. Od. 1st, 2d, .39s. Od. 2d, ......39s. Od. 20,.

..23s. Od. | 2d, ...... 26s. Od. | 2d,...... 258, Od. 3d, .36s. Od. | 3d, ......34s. Od. | 3d, ......18s. Od. 3d, .22s. Od. 3d,......21s. Od.

Average of wheat, £1:16: 11:4-12ths. Note.-The boll of wheat, beans, and pease, is about 4 per cent. more than half a quarter,

or 4 Winchester bushels ; that of barley and oats nearly 6 Winchester bushels.

METEOROLOGICAL REPORT.

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The month of April commenced with very dry weather, which continued during the

first week. On the 8th there fell nearly an inch of rain, with a strong gale from the East. From that time till the 26th, the weather was generally dry, and sometimes exceedingly

On the 26th, and during the whole of the 27th, it rained very hard ; the quantity, in 24 hours, exceeding an inch; after which, a considerable increase of temperature took place, and the month terminated with mild weather. On the whole, however, the montla was cold and stormy, the wind blowing generally from the East and North East. On the afternoon of the 4th, Leslie's Hygrometer stood at 67, and Wilson's at 63; the Thermometer, at the same time, being at 56. This dryness, according to Anderson's Formula, gave the point of deposition as low as 14 of Fahrenheit, but neither was this the lowest observed during the month. On the morning of the 25th, Leslie's Hygrometer stood at 36, but the temperature being then only 41, the point of complete saturation was as low as 8. To account for this extraordinary depression, it must be remarked that, as the wind was blowing strong from the North East, and directly upon the spot where the Hygrometer is exposed, the instrument indicated a much greater degree of dryness than ac. tually existed ; though, from the cold regions over which the wind passed, that dryness must also have been considerable. To the prevalence of that wind, during the greater part of the month, must be ascribed the depression of the mean point of deposition below the mean minimum temperature. The Auctuations of the Barometer have been smaller, those of the Thermometer greater, than usual. The mean temperature is nearly 5 degrees lower than the same month last year, and the quantity of rain more than quadruple.

Errata in last Report.-In last line but one, for March 1818, read March 1817; and in the Table, mean daily range of Thermometer, for 10.6, read 11.3.

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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.

APRIL 1818.
Means.

Extremes.
THERMOMETER. Degrees.

THERMOMETER. Degrees. Mean of greatest daily heat,

46.6 Maximum,

29th day,

58.0 .. cold, 34.0 Minimum,

6th,

26.0 . . temperature, 10 A. M. 42.6 Lowest maximum, 8th,

38.0 10 P. M. 38.0 Highest minimum, 28th,

42.0 ... of daily extremes,

40.3 Highest, 10 A. M.

29th,

55.0 .. 10 A. M. and 10 P. M.

40.3
Lowest ditto, 8th,

34.0 4 daily observations,

40.3 Highest, 10 P. M.

29th,

48.0 Whole range of thermometer,

377.5 Lowest ditto

11th,

31,5 Mean daily ditto, 12.6 Greatest range in 24 hours, 4th,

26.0 temperature of spring water,

41.0 Least ditto,

26th,

4.5
BAROMETER.
Inches.
BAROMETER.

Inches. Mean of 10 A. M. (temp. of mer, 47) 29.666

Highest, 10 A. M.

3d,

30.493 ..... 10 P. M. (temp. of mer. 48) 29.674 Lowest ditto,

9th,

28.957 both, (temp. of mer, 47) 29.670 Highest, 10 P. M.

2d,

30.535 Whole range of barometer,

6.097 Lowest ditto,

8th,

29.045 Mean daily ditto, .203 Greatest range in 24 hours, 9th,

.539 Least ditto,

29th,

.037 HYGROMETER (LESLIE'S.) Degrees.

20.0

HYGROMETER. Mean dryness, 10 A. M.

Degrees. 10 P. M. 12.1 Highest, 10 A. M.

25th,

36.0 of both, 16.0 Lowest ditto,

27th,

1.0 point of deposition, 10 A. N.

28.7 Highest, 10 P. M.

23d,

22.0 10 P. M. 29.2 Lowest ditto,

1.0 of both, 28.9 Highest P.of'D. 10 A. M. 28th,

43.8 Rain in inches,

2.462 Lowest ditto,

25th,

8.0 Evaporation in ditto, 2.280 Highest P. of D. 10 P. M. 29th,

41.4 Mean daily Evaporation,

.076 Lowest ditto,

230,

17.0 WILSON'S HYGROMETER.

WILSON'S HYGROMETER.

33.5 Mean dryness, 10 A. M.

Greatest dryness, 12th, 10 A. M.

18.0 10 P. M. 27.0 Least ditto, 27th, 10 P. M.

0.0 Fair days 21; rainy days 9. Wind West of meridian 3 ; East of meridian, 27

27th,

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