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METEOROLOGICAL TABLE,

Kept at Edinburgh, in the Observatory, Caltonhill.
N. B.-The Observations on the Thermometer in the first column are made at four o'clock afternoon,
the others are made twice every day, at eight o'clock in the morning, and eight o'clock in the ereting.
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Attach.
Ther. Baro.

Ther. Baro.
Wind. Remarks.
Ther.

Ther.

Wind. Remarks.

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28.623 M. 38) E. 35 .645 E. 35 )

N. W.

wind moder. .897 M. 38

heen frost,

S. W
UE. 38 .980 E. 38

wind rooder.
29.194 M. 36

Cble,

frost, sunsh.
E. 39428.181 E. 36 ) wind moder.
-703 M. 39

S. W. Ditto
UE. 391.3u E. 39/
27 95 M. 38

Cble.
E. 38 28.355 E. 38

Ditto.
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.355M. 37

Cble.

Keen fr. sun.
E. 377.590 E. 38 )

wind high.
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.811 M. 36) 7{

Stormy, sn.

Cble.
E. 35 .486E. 35 )

wind high.
M. .161M. 37

Fair, cold,

N. W.
E. 38 .450 E. 371
.413 M. 38

Heavy sh.sp.
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E. 36 .68 E. 35 )

N. W.

wind high.
M. .670 M, 35 )

Snow, hail,
E. 38

N.W.
.740 E. 375 windstormy.
M. .83 M. 36)
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N. W.

Fair,sun.eld.
E. 36 .93. E. 36 S wind moder.

M. 12

.453 M. 36 Heavy snow, E. 35).158 E. 36 ) wind moder. M. 129.32 M. 371

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Fair, dull,
E. 38

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.25.7 E. 38
M. .68 M. 38

Very cold,
E. 382 26. 39

wind moder.
M. .103/. 40

Cble.

Rainy, E. 362|28.980E. 38 ) calm. .995 M. 38

Cble.

Mild,
'E. 44. 29.103 E. 12 lwind moder.

M. 29.140.. 41 )

N. W.

Stormyshrs. 10 E. 48

lof snos, M. .400M. 44 Shry. dull, .400E. 40

N.

wind high. .462 M. 45

Fr. f. r) af. 19 E. 45 .120 E. 471

Cble.

wind moder. M. .25% M. 14

Coll.hs.sn.

N. W. UE. 45 .528 E. 40 S wind high. .194 M. 43

Frost, suns E. 43 10:E. 42

Cble.

wind high. 28.809 M. 43

Stor. hv.su.

N.W
E. 352) .957 E. 39)

wind high. .806 M. 41

N. W. Ditto. E. 33 29.105 E. 38)

.345 M. 39 Frost, sun. E. 41

Cble. .336E. 41 wind moder. .286 M. 38

N.

Ditto. E. 403.390 E. 41 ) .284 M. 39

Frost, dull, E. 40

Cble. .528E. 40 ) wind moder, M.

.961 M. 40 27

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Cble.
E. 41 30.1051E. 13

wind moder. 129.939 M. 40

Snow, rain, E. 419 .990 E. 13 S

Cble.

wind moder, M.

.762M. 45 ) Frost, fair, .730 E. 45 ) wind moler. .881M. 47)

Mild, sunsh. LE. 452 30.233 E. 46 } wind moder. .198M. 41) Frost, sun.

Cble.
E. 194.284E. 47) Iwind moder.
Quantity of Rain, 1.201

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Slute of Barometer, g-c. from Mar. 14. to April 13. 1818, in the Vicinity of Edinburgh

1818. Barom. Thermo. Rain. Weather. 1818. Barom., Thermo. Rain. Weathe

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The weather, since our last, has been for the most part favourable to sowing the spring grains, having been for some time, and still continuing, dry and cold, with the wind from the easterly points. But, in some of the higher grounds, this important operation has been retarded by snow and frost, and is far from being yet finished. Great loss has been sustained in the hilly districts, both in lambs and old sheep, particularly in the former, the greater number of them having perished in some instances. Of the spring markets, both for sheep and cattle, we shall give a particular account in our next : What sales have been niade are at considerably improved prices, but they do not appear to have yet become so steady as to justify a comparison with the prices of former years. A consi derable importation of grain and flour has lately been made into London, Liverpool, and other places, about 30,000 quarters of wheat and 20,000 quarters of oats into London in one weck, so that prices have fallen within this fortnight for almost all sorts of corn.

Among the premiums offered by the Board of Agriculture, we are glad to find the following, which we hope may go far to settle a question, which, notwithstanding all

that has been lately written on the subject, is not yet fully established in the opinion of practical men :

* Salt as Food.-To the person who shall make, and report to the Board, the most satisfactory experiments on the application of salt, for assisting in feeding or fattening the live stock of a farm—The Gold Medal, or Fifty Pounds.

** Accounts, verified by certificates, specifying the number and quality of the stock fed, with the quantity of the salt consumed by the same, to be produced on or before the 1st of March, 1820. ; "Salt as Manure. To the person who shall make, and report to the Board, the most satisfactory experiments to ascertain the advantages or disadvantages which have attended the use of salt as a manure, either simple, or mixed with other substances.-

The Gold Medal, or Fifty Pounds.

“ Accounts, verified by certificates, specifying the nature of the soil on which the expements are made, with the quantity of the salt, and the time of its application, the effect on the crop cultivated, to be produced on or before the 1st of March, 1820." ABERDEENSHIRE.

FIFESHIRE. Oatmeal, 8 stone..

... L. 1 7 0

White Wheat L.1 15 10 Meal by weight L.I 70 Fann, or market bear, Aberdeenshire

Red Wheat...... 1 14 10 | Do. by measure 1 6 0

1 70 measure, without fodder...........

Barley ............. 1 6 9 Pease and beans 1 58 Ditto, with fodder.......

1 11

Bear................1 5 9 Rye.................... 1 0 6

0 Barley, Aberdeenshire measure, with

Oats ................ 11 6 Malt.................. 1 18 0 out fodder............

1 70

FORFARSHIRE. Ditto, with fodder....

1 11 0 Oats, first quality, without fodder........19 0 Wheat......... L. 1 18 10 Potatoe oats L. 1 6 10 Ditto, ditto, with fodder......

1 13 0 Barley............. 1 9 0 Common oats 1 4 5 Ditto, second quality, without fodder... 1 3 0 Bear................. 1 8 2 | Oatmeal........... 1 6 4 Ditto, ditto, with fodder.....

1 8 0 Malt duty included....

1 18 0

LANARKSHIRE. Pease, no evidence....

0 0 0 Best boll wheat L.2 1 3 | Best boll barley L.1 14 8 Wheat, without fodder.

1 13 9 Second sort....... 1 190 Second sort....... 1 8 0 Ditto, with fodder.......

1 17 0 Third sort........ 1 1411 Third ditto....... 1 7 6 AYRSHIRE.

Best boll of bear 1 10 5 Best boll oats, Oatmeal, per boll of 8 st. Dutch weight L. 1 7 2 Second sort....... 1 9 9 seed excepted 1 2 10 Wheat,..........do...... 4 Winchester bush. 1 14 6 Third ditto....... 1 5 9 Second sort...... 0 19 5 Bear,............do.........8.........do........... 1 15 6 Best boll of oat

Third ditto...... 0 16 9 Barley,..........do..................do.......... 1 19 6 meal, accord

Best boll of malt, White corn....do..........8.........do.......... 1 4 2 ing to weight 1 9 9 duty included, Pease, beans...do .........4.........do........... 1 5 1 Second ditto....... 1 8 6 and made from

Third ditto....... 1 7 1 bear............... 2 6 0 BANFFSHIRE. Wheat...........L.I 14 O Barley without

N. B. One seventeenth to be deducted from pay

ment in the Upper Ward, as the measure in the Best potatoe oats

fodder..........L.1 15 0

Lower Ward is so much more than in the Upper. without fodder 1 15 0 Second barley 1 50 Do. with fodder 1 18 6 Best bear with

KINCARDINESHIRE. 2d potatoe oats

out fodder...... 1 14 0 without fod. 1 5 0 Do. with fodder 1 17 0

(Linlithgow measure.) Do. with fodder 1 90 Second bear with

Oatmeal........ L.1 70 Do. without do.L.1 6 6

Common oats Best common oats out fodder......1 00

Potatoe oats, with 1 15 0 Do. with fodder 1 3 0

with fodder ... 1 without fod.

6 0

fodder............ 1 10 0 1 18 6 Oatmeal, 8 stone 1 11 0

Do. without fod. 1 Do. with fod.

20 Do. without do. 1 6 0 2d common oats Pease and beans 1 16 0

Bear, with fod. 1 7 6 Wheat, with do. 2 2 0

Do. without fod. 1 4 0 Do. without do. 1 18 0 without fod. 0 18 0 Rye, none for Do. with fodder 1 2 0 sale.

Barley with do. 1 96
BERWICKSHIRE.

THE STEWARTRY OF KIRKCUDBRIGHT, Wheat, per boll L.1 12 5 | Lammermuir

Wheat, per W.

Bear, per Win. Merse barley.......1 80

oats............ L.0 15 0

bush. .........LO 945 bushel.......... L.O 4 0 Lammermuir Pease................ 1 6 8

Oatscommon, do 0 3 * Barley do...........0 50 barley........... 1 40 Oatmeal, 8 stone

Potatoe oats, do. O 3 7 Oatmeal, per st.... 0 3 @
Rough bear...... 1 30 per boll......... 1 80
Merse oats.......... 150

MORAYSHIRE.
CAITHNESS.

Wheat, per boll L.1 16 0 Oatmeal, 8 st. L. 1120 The Sheriff fiars of this county were struck at Barley or bear .... 1 17 8 Pease.................. 1 160 Thurso on Saturday the 28th Feb. in presence of Oats, five firlots.. 1 13 4 Beans ................. I 160 the Sheriff-depute. A respectable and intelligent Oatmeal, 9 stone 1 16 0 | Rye................... 1 80 jury were impannelled. A number of witnesses were examined, and after a most patient hearing

PERTHSHIRE. of evidence for several hours, the jury were inclosed, and returned a verdict to the Sheriff, unani

Wheat, best

Oats, 2d sort... L.0 180

sort............ L.1 17 8 Pease............... 1 10 0 mously finding the price of bear to be 258. per boll, and oatmeal 84 stones Dutch weight 26s. per

Wheat, 2d sort... 1 15 ORye......... ........ 1 40 boll. By a plurality of voices the jury found the

Barley, best sort 1 9 6 Meal by weight.. 1 60 price of common white oats to be 24s. the four

Barley, 2d sort...6 0 Meal by measure 1 60 brlots, and black oats 12s.

Oats, best sort... 1 3 6
DUMFRIES-SHIRE.

RENFREWSHIRE.
Wheat per Win.
Common oats L.0 34 Wheat, per boll...... 395 02 | 385

1st rate. 2 rate. öd rate. bush........... L.O 96 Potatoe or early

id | 568 034 Barley.... 0 5 3 oats...............0 3 10 Bear and barley, do. 355 111 35s Ild 30s 11% Bear.................. 0 4.6 Oatmeal, per st.

Oats,

do. 26s 6a 24s Old ( 22 od Barley Malt...... 0 10 0 of 172 lbs....... 0 3 1 Oatineal, do, 30s 70 298 EDINBURGH.

Pease and beans no fiar, there being no proof. Best Wheat.... L.2 0 0 Best oats........L.1 30

ROXBURGHSHIRE. Second ditto...... 1 18 0 Second ditto...... 0 18 6 Wheat, by the Ti. Barley, ditto... L. 1 17 0 Best barley........ 1 13 0 Best oatmeal...... 1 70 viotdale boll L.2 50Oats, ditto .......... 1 19 0 Second ditto....... 1 10 0 Pease and Beans 160 Pease, do........... 1 15 0 Oatmeal by the Thiird ditto....... 1 4 6

Beans, do........... 1 13 4 load of 16 st. 2 13 0

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Glasgow.
Wheat, 240 lbs.

Oats, 264 lbs. Barley, 320 lbs. Bns.& Pse.Oatmeal Plour,
Dantzic. For.red. AmericnIrish. Scots. Eng. English. Scotch. Stir. Mea. 140 lbs. 280 lbs.

1818.

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Vats.

Beans. 1818. Wheat.

Pease.
Rye. Barley. Fd & Poll Potat. Pigeon. Tick. Boiling. Grey. Fine.

Flour, 2801b. Quar. per qr.

2d. Loaf. S. S. $. S. S. S. 8. S. S. S.

S.

S. S. s. s. S a. Mar. 16.50 102 58 18 32 55 1935 131 41 55 12 51 60 52 48 75 80 70 75 2,350

102 18 18 32 56 20 36 35 32|| 11 58 42 5150 60 132 48 75 80/70 75 3052 10:35 48 34 60 20 36,35 42| 46 60 14 56 | 50 60 54 50

70 751 14 April 6,52 1021 38 50 34 63 20 36 35 421 16 60 44 50 50 60 34 50,

70 13 14

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1818.

Wht. Rye. Brley. Oats. Beans. Pease. Oatm. Ints. Wht. Rye. Barley. Oats. Beans.Pease.

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Arcrage Prices of Scotland for the Four Weeks immediately preceding March 15. Wheat, 686. 1d.-Rye, 518. 21.-Barley, 415. 8d. -Oats, 31s. 9d.-Beans, 53s. Od.-Pease, 53s. 3d

Oatmeal, 27s. 100.-Bear or Big, 39s. Od.
Aggregat. Arcrages of the Twelve Maritime Districts of England and Wales,

by which Importation is to be regulated in Great Britain. Wheat, 85s. Id-R50, 195. 11d.--Barley, 16s. 10d.-Oats, 283. 8d.-Beans, 528. 6d. -Peace, 514 34.

Oatmeal 323, 4d.--Rapeseed, 95.5

COMMERCIAL REPORT. COLONIAL PRODUCE.-Sugars. The sugar market, since our last, has been se heavy, that holders, to effect sales, now submit to a small decline ; which may be stated at Is. to 2s. per cwt. for parcels in importers' hands, and at 2s. to 3s. for those held on speculation. In the Refined market, some sales are reported at a decline of ls. ; but shippers state, that their orders are limited to prices from 3s. to 5s. under the present currency. By the new rates of duty, the present high import rates of 30s. on Muscovadoes, 355. on Clayeds, and 40s. per cwt on East India sugars, are proposed to be made permanent. Coffee. The prices of this article are rising. A cargo of St Domingo, to arrive at Glasgow, which had been sold at 102s. a few days ago, was resold yesterday at 108s.; but parcels of St Domingo in London, however ordinary, could not be purchased under 109., and for good quality, Ills. The accounts from the Continent are exceedingly favourable ; the prices advancing, and the stocks in the Hanse Towns and in Holland are reported very small. Cotton. The demand has been very limited, and purchases inconsiderable ; but at prices a shade higher. 140 Boweds taken for exportation at 22{d, ; 160 Demerara, by public sale, at 25.04d. to 2s. Ofd.; a few St Kitt's 2014 Pernambuco at 2s. 14d, to 2s. 14d. Surats, 14d. to 16d.. 100 Bengals at 104d. to Ild. The imports of cotton last month into Great Britain were 44,619 bags, being 8876 bags more than in March 1817. Rum.-The demand for export, which a fortnight ago was rather extensive, has again subsided ; prices without variation. Tobacco. _There has been considerable inquiry after tobacco; and, from the reduced stock in London, holders are sanguine of obtaining higher prices. Oils.—The arrival of three Tessels from the South Sea Fishery, since our last Report, has occasoined a depression of prices in that article of L. 4. Greenland has also given way, and Sperm may be purchased at a reduction ef L. 6 to L. 8. Cod and Seal oil are nearly nominal

. EUROPEAN PRODUCE. Hemp, Flac, and Tallow. The prices of foreign tallow are entirely nominal. In flax and hemp there is little variation.-Brandy and Geneva. - The better descriptions of brandy maintain their prices, but inferior qualities have declined materially. Geneva continues in languid request, and prices without alteration.

British Manufactures. It is with pleasure we observe, from an oflicial document just published, that there has been this year a great increase in our woollen manufactories; in the narrow cloths milled, this increase amounts to 1,582,947 yards; and in broad cloths milled to 2,422,135 yards. A corresponding improvement in the condition of the labouring classes has taken place : as it appears that the assessment of poor's rates in the town of Leeds was the 5th inst. only 5s in the pound, whereas in April 1817 it was 10s.

The commerce of the port of Liverpool with India direct becomes of more and more importance ; and it is in consequence proposed to build East India Warehouses at Liverpool.

Course of Exchange, London, April 10.-Amsterdam, 37 : 0 B. 2 U. Ditto at sight, 36: 6. Rotterdam,ll : 8:2 U. Antwerp, 11:10 Ex. M. Agio of the Bank on Holland, 2. Hamburgh, 34 : 3:24 U. Altona, 34:4:24 U. Paris, 3 days sight, 24 : 20 U. Bourdeaux, 24 : 40. Frankfort on the Maine, 142 : Ex. M. Madrid, 40 effective. Cadiz, 39f effective. Gibraltar, 35. Leghorn, 51. Genoa, 474. Lisbon, 584. Rio Janeiro, 67 to 66. Dublin, 9 per cent. Cork, 94.

Prices of Gold and Silver, per oz.-Portugal gold, in coin, L. 4:1:0. New Dollars, L.0: 5:44. Silver in bars, standard, L. 0:5 : 4.

Premiums of Insurance at Lloyd's.--Guernsey or Jersey, 20s.-Cork or Dublin, 15s. 9d. Belfast, 20s. Hamburgh, 15s. 9d. Madeira, 20s. Jamaica, 35s. a 40s. GreenLand, out and home, Weekly Prices of the Public Funds, from March 13 to April 10, 1818.

Mar. 13th. Mar. 20th. Mar. 27th. Apr. 3d. Apr. 10th.

Bank stock,

285 3 per cent. reduced,...

794 3 per cent. consols,

781
773

78 80 80g 4 per cent consols,

974 5 per cent. navy annuities

1053

106 106) 1074 India stock,

299 - bonds,

94pr. 90 93pr. 80 83pr. 90 93pr. | 93 96pr. Exchequer bills, 24d.com 11 )4pr. 13 16pr. 12 16pr. 17 20pr. 16 19pr.

3d.com 12 15pr. 14 18pr. 14 16pr. 18 21pr. 15 20pr. Consols for acct.

7844 781 784

793 813 American 3 per cents.am

65 new loan, 6 per cents.com

1034 Prench 5 per cents. wwwporcoronel 65fr. 50c.

65/fr. 66fr. 150.

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PRICES CURRENT.APRIL 4.

LEITH. GLASGOW. LIVERPOOL. LONdox. TEA, Bohea, per lb.

2s 64 28 70 Congou,

301 31 Souchong,

3 74 39 SUGAR, Musc. * B. P. Dry Brown, cwt. 75

77 81 73 77 | 78 80 Mid. good, & fine mid. 82 8682 89 78 87 81 90 Fine and very fine, 88 90

89 95 91 Havannah, Brown,

52 52 54 Yellow,

53 56 55 White,

63 72 63 Brazil, Brown,

50 White,

64 55 Muscovado, Refined,Double Loaves cwt. 150 155

Is 4d ls Gd Powder ditto, 124 128

112 127 Single ditto, 118 124 120

124 126 Small Lumps,

114 118 112 114 124 128 106 123 Large ditto, 110 114 108 110 113

118 Crushed Lumps, 65 68

68 74 MOLASSES, British, cwt. 38 40 | 36 37 39 6 400 35s 35s ad COFFEE, Jamaica, cwt.

Ord. good, and fine ord. 98 108 97 106 96 104 102 108 Fine and very fine,

113 114 116 120 Dutch, Triage & very ord. 90 94

92 99 Ord. good, & fine ord. 98 108 98 106 100 107 St Domingo,

100

104 100 103 100 105 PIMENTO (in Bond), lb. 9 10

10 SPIRITS Jam. Rum 160.P. 3s 7d 38 9 3 6 3 73 5 37 | 3s 4d 58 60 Brandy, [gall./14 0 14 3

12 3 13 6 Geneva, 39 4 0

36 38 Aqua Old,

7 6 7 9 Wixes, Clar. Ist Gr. hhd. 50 54

£35 £60 Portugal Red, pipe, 43

46 Spanish White, butt, 30

25 65 Madeira, pipe, 60 70

60 66 LOGwOOD, Jamaica, ton. £8 10

8 5 8 9 5 9 10 £8 10 8 15 Honduras,

9

8 5 9 0 9 15 10 0 8 15 90 Campeachy,

10
10 0 10 10 10 5

10 15
Fustic, Jamaica,
12 15

12 0 14 0 £14 £15 Cuba, 17

16 10 17 5 INDIGO, Caraccas fine, lb. 9s 6d I ls 6d 8 6 96

10s Ed lid 65 TIMBER, Amer. Pine, foot, 2 2 2 4

2 9 3 0 Ditto Oak,

4 6 5 0 Honduras Mahogany, 1 0 1 6 0 10 18 12 13 Is 2d ls 3d Tar, American, barrel,

18 6 20 0 19 6 Archangel, 22 23

21 0 23 0 219 Pitch, Foreign,

10
11

96 TALLOW Rus. Yel. Candle, 80 81 78 80 80 82 76 Home melted, (cwt.

80 HEMP, Riga Rhine, ton.

50 51 52

49 10 Petersburgh Clean, 48

50 51

52 48 10 FLAX, Riga Th. & Dr. Ra. 79 80

82 Dutch, 50 120

65 Irish,

58 66 MATs, Arehangel, 112 115

110 115
BRISTLES, Peters. Firsts, 16 0 16 10
Ashes, Petersburgh Pearl, 56 57 60 6257 58
Montreal ditto, [cwt. 65 66 65 66 56

57 68
Pot.
58 60 62

56

57 | 58 OIL, Whale, tun,

52
52

45 46 40
Cod,
54(p.brl.)- 48

49 Tobacco, Virg. fine, lb. 9$ 101 104 11 84 981 95 104 inferior,

8 8

9 0 53 0 6 8 COTTONS, Bowed Georgia,

19 1 104 1 7 19 1 7 1 99 Sea Island, fine,

3 2 3 8 2 10 3 0 2 5 Demerara and Berbice,

111 2 2

1 10

2 3 1 10 2 2 Pernambuco,

2 2 2 3 2 1 218 21 Maranham,

2 1 2 131 111$ 2 0 2 0 2 0

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