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BILL OF MORTALITY, from March 27, to April 22, 1817.
Christened.
Buried.

2 and 5 144 | 50 and 60 143 Males 946 Males

5 and 10 53 60 and 70 131 1819

1417 Females 873

Females
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10 and 20 61 70 and 80 89 Whereof have died under 2 years old 392

20 and 30 95 80 and 90 45

30 and 40 114 90 and 100 Salt o£l. per bushel; 4:41. per pound.

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AVERAGE PRICES of CORN, from the Returns ending April 19.
INLAND COUNTIES.

MARITIME COUNTIES.
Wheat Rye Barly, Oats , Beans

Wheat Rye Barly Oats Beans d. s. d. s. d.) s. d. s. d.

s. d., s. d. S. d. s. d. s. d. Middlesex 102 600 0140 8134 843 2 Essex 91 8 48 638 231 10 45 3 Surrey 101 852 641 033 0 45 8 Kent 101 4100 0 12 8 30 0 45 8 Hertford 87 0 46 0136 033 042 6||Sussex 114 6100 0 38 627 043 0 Bedford 95 1061 8 41 11 32 644 3 Suffolk 109 600

0110 6 28 927 1 Huntingdon 93 1000 0,46 029 642 5 Camb. 88 1000 028 5 22 635 4 Northamp. 104 800 0+3 10 27 10 39 0 Norfolk 107 000 0 35 11 35 1051 11 Rutland 86 900 042 630 643 0 Lincoln 87 1000 038 8/26 8 37 3 Leicester 99 0100 0155 037 668 0||York 79 247 138

1/33 340 6 Nottingham 100 4163 653 036 8 56 10 Durham 86 600 055 438 300 Derby 102 800 0/60 638 8166 0 Northum. 70 357 050 0 42 252 Stafford 98 10:00 0151 1140 0174 1 Cumberl, 83 379 470 8 44 900 0 Salop 113 4.52 2 54

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8 78 2Westmor.107 986 0167 250 500 0 Hereford 112 064 053 1 28 10+6 11 Lancaster 95 900 000 0 42 773 0 Worcester 107 5.00 0 +3 331 6 46 6|Chester 93 900 0100 0040 900 0 Warwick 116 8100

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436 064 5| Flint 91 10100 0162 7139 800 0 Wilts 90 000 0 45 431 4162 4 Denbigh 102 200 0163 4.40 1000 0 Berks

110 100 033 10 29 1146 4 Anglesea 70 000 042 628 000 0 Oxford 116 600 046 0 33 063 6 Carnarv. 109 400 061 9 39 900 Bucks 102 4100 0 +2 8 33 2.50 8||Merionetb112 700

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Glamorg. 108 11 00 058 8 32 000 0
Gloucest, 119 500 0154 7/29 364 7

Somerset 121 1100 053 1000 000 0 Average of England and Wales, per quarter.|| Monm. 123 2100 0158 400 000 0 102 7159 950 1133 11151 0 Devon 120 500 0 58 0 29

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PRICE OF FLOUR, per Sack, April 28, 100s. to 1055.
OATMEAL, per Boll of 140lbs. Avoirdupois, April 19, 39s. 9d.

AVERAGE PRICE of SUGAR, April 23, 44s. 91d. per cwt.

PRICE OF HOPS, IN THE BOROUGH MARKET, April 28 : Kent Bags .........101, 10s. to 141. Os. Sussex Pockets.........lll. Os. to 161. 5s. Sussex Ditto .........101. 10s. to 131, 10s. Essex Ditto..............121. Os, to 161. Os. Kent Pockets ......... 111. 11s. to 171. Os. Farnham Ditto..........004. Os. to 241, Os.

AVERAGE PRICE OF HAY AND STRAW, April 28 : St. James's, Hay 41, 19s. Od. Straw 11. 19s. Od. Clover 61. 1 s.---Whitechapel, Hay 51. 15s, 6d. Straw 21. 1s. Od.--Clover 71. Os. Od.-Smithfield, Hay 51. 7s.6d, Straw 21. Os. 6d.

SMITHFIELD, April 28. To sink the Offal--per Stone of 8lbs. Beef ...................... ...3s. 4d. to 4s. 6d. | Lamb......

.........58. Od. to 6s, 8d. Mutton

...3s. 4d. to 4s. Od. Head of Cattle at Market April 28 : Veal

...... 5s: 0d, to 6s. Od. Beasts ............... 2,320 Calves 160. Pork

... 45. Od, to 5s. 4d. Sheep and Lanıbs 13,680 Pigs 220. COALS, April 28: Newcastle 34s. Od. to 44s. 6d. Sunderland 38s. 6d. to 00s. Od. TALLOW, per Stone, 81b. St. James's Os. Od. Clare Market Os. Od. Whitechapel 3s. 1d. SOAP, Yellow, 86s. Mottled 94s. Curd 988 CANDLES, 10s. Od. per Doz. Moulds 11s. 6d.

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THE AVERAGE PRICES of NAVIGABLE CANAL Shares and other PROPERTY, in April 1817 (to the 25th), at the Office of Mr. Scott, 28, New Bridge-street, London.Trent and Mersey Canal, 13001. div. 601. per ann. - Grand Junction, 1701. — Shropshire, 1051. - Chelmer, 691. - Ellesmere, 601. - Worcester and Birmingham, 191. – Kennet and Avon, 181. - West-India Dock, 1721. div. 101. per cent. - London ditto, 601.-— Royal Exchange Assurance, 2321. 10s. average. — Globe Insurance, 1181. — Albion, 311. 10s.- Rock, 21. 8s. — Liverpool Bootle Water-Works, 621. - Grand Junction Ditto, 231,- Kent Ditto, 351. - Commercial Sale Room, 241. 10s.

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GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE:

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LONDON GAZETTE

Cornw.-Covent. 2 GenerAL EVENING

Cumb.2-Doncast, M.Post-M.Herald

Derb.-Dorchest. Morning Chronic.

Durham Essex Times-M. Advert.

Exeter 2, Glouc. 2 P.Ledger & Oracle

Halifax Hants 2 Brit. Press-Day

Hereford, Hull 3 St. James's Chron.

Huntingd.-Kent 4 Sun-Even. Mail

Ipswich 1, Lancas. Star-Traveller

Leices. 2--Leeds 2 Pilot-Statesman

Lichfield, Liver.6 Packet-Lond.Chr.

Maidst, Manch. 6 Albion--C. Chron.

Newc.3.-Notts. 2 Courier-Globe

Northampton Eng. Chron.--Inq.

Norfolk, Norwich Cour.d'Angleterre

N.Wales Oxford 2 Cour. de Londres

Portsea-_Pottery 150therWeekly P,

Preston-Plym. 2 17 Sunday Papers

Reading -Salisb. Hue & Cry Police

Salop--Sheffield2 Lit. Adv. monthly

Sherborne, Sussex Bath 3—Bristol 5

Shrewsbury Berwick-Boston

Staff. -Stamf. 2 Birmingham 3

Taunton-Tyne Blackb. Brighton

Wakefi.- Warw. Bury St. Edmund's

Wolverh. Worc. 2 Camb.-Chath.

York3.IRELAND37 Carli.2--Chester 2 CONTAINING

SCOTLAND 24. Chelms. Cambria.

Jersey 2. Guern. 2 Meteorolog. Diaries for April and May, 386, 478 Review of Dew Publications.

Miscellaneous Correspondence, 86c. Curiosities of Literature, in three volumes 425 Anecdote of our venerable Monarch....... 387 Bowode's Treatise full of Consolation, &c.429 A Projector,on the Ipcrease of Bankruptcies388 Spence's Letters from the North Highlands429 Mr. Southey's Apology for “Wat Tyler” 389 Park's Topography, &c. of Hampstead....431 Works of Mr. Peckitt in Stained Glass.... 392 Selections from Works of Faller and South.436 North and South Hioksey Churches, Berks.393 Le Bretou's Selection of Sacred Poems..... 437 Description of Griston Church, Norfolk...ibid. Bowles's Reasons for Savings Banks, &c. ibid. Remarks on Ecclesiastical History. 397 State Lottery, and Thoughts on Wheels...438 "Danger of Concession to Roman Catholicks 399 Acadian Code of Signals......

439 Churchmen attending Chapels of Dissenters 400 Examples for Maps-Ewing's Geography...440 Interesting Remains of Qid London Wall. 401 Apicius Redivivus-Irish Free Schools.....441 Burial Service,Church in Dean Forest.. 402 LITERARY INTELLIGENCE ............ Letters of Mrs. E. Carter.-Arbuthnot?... 403 Index INDICATORIUS -Questions, &c...... 444 Remarkable Escape from the Rebels, 1745. 404 Select Poetry, for May 1817. ......445–448 Compendium of County History; Gloucester409

Historical Chronicle. Observations on the Dry Rot in Timber.., 414 Proceedings in presentSession of Parliament449 Thanksgiving for Preservation of the Regent416 Abstract of principal Foreign Occurrences..457 Bill to amend Laws respecting the Clergy 417 Country News 462.--Domestic Vccurrences 463 The Subscription for Churches in Canada 418: Theatrical Reg.-- Promotions; Preferments465 CATHEDRAL SCHOOLS-Canterbury..........ibid. Births; and Marriages of eminent Persons 466 On Ill Health arising from ludigestion

Memoirs of Dr. Combe; Rev. W. Hanbury; Spring Guns in Private Grounds illegal....420 B.Travers,esq.A.C.Murphy esy. &c.467-472 Remarks on the Variations of the Compass. 421 Obituary,with Anecd.of remarkable Persons 472 Painting of the Interior of St. Deois, &c... 423 Bill of Mortality.--Prices of Markets, &c. 479 Tomb of Dagobert.- Diseases of the Ear...424 Canal, &c. Sbares.--Prices of the Stocks...480 Embellished with Views of North HINKSEY CHURCH, Berks; and of the Remains

of OLD LONDON WALL, in the Church - yard of

St. Giles's, Cripplegate..

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By SYLVANUS URBAN, GENT.

Printed by Nichols, Son, and Bentley, at Cicero's Head, Red Lion Passage, Fleet-str. London;

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Until the 28th, scarcely a morning witbout frost.

THE GENTLEMAN'S MAGAZINE,

For M A Y, 1817.

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Mr. URBAN, M. Temple, May 5. to the view he takes of the matter, A every trait we hear of the

true finds very little difficulty in condemocharacter of our venerable Mo- ing, in a general way, the practice parch endears him the more to our of these vices. Hence, in 99 discusrecollection, I cannot but think you sions out of 100, no doubt whatever will coosider the following brief con- wouid be starled, and all would una. versation to be wortb preserving. nimously agree, that a bavkrupt who

His Majesty one day observed to had been ectravagant, wasteful, and the late Col. Price, that he bad an in- prodigal, did not deserve the indul. tention of ordermg a certain Tree lo geoce shewn to those who were merely be taken down; asking at the same unfortunate, and had never comtime the Colonei's advice, but ex- mitted a single act to which ang reapecting an entire acquiescence in the sonable man could apply the above idea, Col. Price respectfully ren- epithets. But, Sir, although these tured to say, that he was of a different words bore a plain and intelligible opimon. Age," replied the King meaning in their travels through the somewhat hastily, “that's your way; mercantile world, when they trayou continually contradict velled alone, the case is very mate** If your Majesty,” replied the Co- rially altered since they happened (I lonel, “ will dot condescend to lis- kouw dot on what unlucky day it was) teo to the honest sentiments of your to go beyond their boundaries, wanderfaithful servants, you never can hear ed.considerably Westward of Temple the truth." After a short pause, the Bar, and got into company with the King very kindly laid his hand on words fashionable and genteel. Since the Colonel's shoulder. You are that unbappy period, all our ideas of right, Price. The Tree shall sland.” their sense, their merit, and their useYours, &c.

CARA DOC. fulness, have become confounded; and

so far are we from agreeing unani. Mr. URBAN,

May 6. mously, that scarcely two men can F you can spare a little room for be found who do not inost widely dif. would avail myself of this indulgence, is not, extravagunt. Nor is tbis to by offering some remarks on an arti- be wondered at; for, since extravacle which appeared a few days ago in gance went into partnership with the “ General Evening Post.” This fashion, the former name has been was a notice of a proposed alteration sunk in the latter; and if iny Lord in the Bankrupt Laws, with a view to Chancellor should seed a question on check that extravagance and waste the subject to be tried by the Courts of property by which creditors are so below, it would be absolutely necesmuch injured ; and which extrava- sary that half the jury, at least, should gance it is proposed to punish by be composed of men who had been withholding the certificate, &c. There merchants or traders for 40 years, can be no question as to the propriety and could consequently remember the of some device or 'law to check this meaning affixed to certain words, extravagance; but the difficulty, I when trade flourished, and bankrupts shrewdly suspect, will arise from the were few; when a distinction was very different opinions mankind, in preserved in the orders of society, our days, entertain on the subject. and when Temple Bar was an impass. The words extravagance, wasteful- able limit. ness, prodigality, every man pro- Such a period (about 40 years ago) fesses to understand; and, according I am old enough to remember, and

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