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.. Transport Bills, regulating the inte In the years 1815 and 1816, rest and payınevt of 30 of ....
22,000,000 Treason-For detaining persons
1816 and 1817,
3 : suspected of conspiring against
40,000,000 55 the King and Government. Treasurer of the Navy, regulating
Total........£.62,000,000 the Office of
If the war bad continued, Govern. regulativg
ment would have raised these sixty-two payments to, under the head of
millions at least, and probably more ; old stores and imprests ...
but as its glorious termination enabled Trinity, relieving from certain pe
them to reduce the expeuditure, the nalties certain persons impugoing
money has been left to accumulate in the doctrine of the
the hands of the public. Universities, regulating the drawback on paper allowed to
76 Vexatious Arrests, Acts for preventing, continued
..101 Victuollog Billy, regulating the in The American Secretary of State has
terest and period of payment of 30 received from the United States' Consul Volunteer Cavalry, quartering when
at the Isle of France, a leller, dated on duty, and exempting from office Sept. 2, 1817, enclosing the following of constable
44 new tariff of pilotage and port dues, Watching and Warding, continuing published August 29, 1817 Act for
His Excellency the Governor has been Wines (Made), suspending duties on 111 pleased to direct, that the following tariff Woollen, or Bay Yarn, allowing the of pilotage and port dues shall be pubexportation of
listed for general information : Manufactures, abolishing the subsidy and alnage of ......109
Port Louis, Maurilius,
291h of lug 1817.
Pilotage of all English vessels to the It is now two years since any addition tag buny, per foot, 1 dollar 50 cents. has been made to the Funded Debt of Boats and wbarps, &c. 13 dollars. the country, and during that time such Port clearauce, 6 dollars. has been the operation of the Sinking Anchorage, one fifth of a dollar per Fund, that the total Unredeemed Debt ton ou vessels receiving cargo or breakof Great Britain and Ireland on the 5th ing bulk. of January 1818, was less thao it was on Dillo, one-tenth of a dollar
per ditto the 1st of February 1816, bg no less a
on all coasters. sum than 37,565,5301.
Pilotage into the Harbour. At the former period, it stood thus Pilotage, per foot, i dollar 50 cents. For Great Britain ..£699,315,516 Boats and wharps, 15 dollars. For Ireland
Port clearance, 8 dollars.
Anchorage, seven-fifths of a dollar
795,767,521 per ton; after eight days, and not At the latter period (the revenue of breaking bulk or receiving cargo, oneGreat Britain and Ireland having been
tenth of a dollar. consolidated by stat. 56 Geo. 111. c. 98.)
Mooring with a chain, per day, one
dollar. it stood thus
Dillo Poinle aux Forges, and Trou For the United Kingdom £.748,201,991
Fanfaron. During the period that this large re
Vessels under 100 tons, per day, 25 duction has been going on, the expendi- cents. ture of Government has been expe.
Ditto dillo 200 tons, ditto 50 cents. riencing a proportionate diminution :
Ditto above 200 tons and upwards, In the year 1815, it was.. £102,000,000
per day, I dollar.
Mooring a vessel by pilot to the hulk, lo ..... 1817
Winding alongside the bulk, 10 dol, making a difference between the ex Jars. penditure of Government,
A tank of water, 12 dollars.
FORGED BANK NOTES,
Foreigners. Pilotage, per foot, 3 dollars. Boats, wharps, &c. so dollars.
In order to lessen, if not prevent, the Port clearance, 12 dollars.
frequency of forgeries, the following Aschorage, half a dollar per ton on certificate of the efficacy of a plan was, restel receiving cargo or breaking bulk. according to an evening paper, offered
Mooring wiib a chain, per day, 2 to the Directors so far back as the year dollar
1797 ;Dito Pointe aux Forges and Troa Fanfaroo. Fessels under 100 tons, per
" London, April 5, 1797. day. 50 cents
Ditto, ditto. 200 tops, ditto 1 dollar. “ Mr. Alexander Tilloch, of Carey. Ditto, above 200 tóns and upwards, street, London, baving submitted to per day. 2 dollars.
our inspection a specimen of an art Mooring a vessel by pilot to the bulk, invented by him, for the purpose of 40 dollars
producing checks to prevent the for. Winding ditto alongside ditto, 20 gery of Bank.noles, bills of exchange, dellan
drafts, &c. we have examined the same A tank of water, 24 dollars.
with care and attention, and we declare PORT CHARGES.
each of us for ourseives, that we could To an anchor from 4,500 to 3,500lb. not make a copy of it, nor do we believe Teight, 4 dollars per day
that it can be copied by any of the Dilin, ditto, 3,500 to 2,500 ditto, known arts of engraving. 'It, therefore, ditto. 3 dollars
appears to us highly deserving of the Ditto, ditto, 2,500 to 2,000 ditto, notice of the Bank of England and priditto. 2 dollars
vate Bankers, as an art of great merit Ditto, ditto, 2,000 to 1,500 ditto, and ingenuity, calculated, not merely I dollar.
to detect, but to prevent the possibility Ditto, ditto, 1,500 and upder, to of forging baok and other circulating ditto, 1 dollar.
“ FRANCIS BARTOLOZZI, R.A. En, To a laench, ditto, 4 dollars.
graver to his Majesty, &c. To a small difto, ditto, 3 dollars.
“ James Heath, Engraver to his A capstan, ditto. 5 dollars.
Majesty and to the Prince of Cables.
Wales. To a cable from 14 to 16 ioches, per " James FITTLER, Engraver to his i'ay, & dollars.
Majesty. Ditto, from 11 to 13 ditto, ditto, “ J. LANDSEER, Engraver to bis 6 dollars.
Majesty. Ditto, from 8 to 10 ditto, ditto, 5 “ J. R. SMITH, Engraver to the dollars
Prince of Wales. Ditto, from 6 to 7 ditto, ditto, 3 “ Francis HAWARD, Engraver to dollars
the Prince of Wales. Ditto, from 4 to 5 dillo, ditto, 2 “ James BASIRE, Engraver to the dollars.
Royal Society, and to the Workmen.
Society of Antiquarians. Marine blacks, boatmen, &c.
" WILLIAM SHARP. 60 ents.
« WILLIAM BYRNE. Ditto dilto, ditto, &c. per night, 60 " TBOMAS HOLLOWAY. cents.
“ W. S. Blake (Wriliog Engraver). Between hours, 20 cents.
“ John Pure Writing Engraver). Divers, per day, i dollar 50 cents.
“ WILLIAM BLAKE. Careening.
" WILLIAM SKELTON. Career ing a vesæl fove down of 100 “ MARIANI Bovi. tons and under, per day, 3 dollars.
“ Robert DUNKARTON. Boals, puogues. &c per month, 6 doll. " Wilson LOWRY. frigners.
“ JOHN ANDERSON (Engraver on All foreiguers pay double of the above
Wood). dotjes. By order,
" RICHARD Austin (Sted Letter G. A. BARRY, Chief Sec. to Gov.
Culler & Engraver on Wood)."
liar pleasure to the inhabitants of that By the Royal Marriage Act, two quarter. The aggregate number of per. modes
sons resident in five of the principal pa. are provided by which the Princes of the Blood may marry :
rishes in the western part of London ;
viz. St. Martin's in the fields, St. 1. By the King's previous approba. James Westminster, St. George Hano. tion, by and with the consent of his
ver-square, St. Pancras, and St. MaryPrivy Council, and consequently, by le-Bone, is estimated at 224,268. the same authority, in the name and on Now if we suppose that each parish : behalf of his Majesty, by the Prince church was capable of containing 1,500 Regent.
people (which is an overcharged calcuet 2. By the Prince intending to marry, sation) there still remains an overplus of if he shall have attained the full age of 216,768 ; and I would inquire, in what twenty-six years, entering on the books places are they to fulfil ihe duties of of the Privy Council such bis inten- their religion It may, perhaps, be s tion, specifying the person ; which no answered, there are parochial chapels. In tice shall authorize the union, upless True : but on what system are ibey both Houses of Parliament shall, be- conducted ? on a most mercenary and fore the expiration of twelve months most improper one. There the inere. from the date of such entry, expressly tricious attraction of popular preachers, declare their disapprobation of such theatrical singers, &c. &c. are to com- , intended marriage.
pensate to a certain class, for the mori, tification of sitting two hours, with nought but religion to amuse them!!!
The accommodation of the middle and The fees paid upon each pardon lower ranks of society is never once granted under the Great Seal, annount, considered by the managers of these according to a return just made to establishinenus; I presame they deem Parliament, to no less than 501. 171. 8d.
it immaterial whether these stand or kneel to worship their Maker. I can confidently affirm, that five guincas per
is demaoded jo more than The recent rise in the price of mut
one proprietary chapel, for a single ton is said to have taken place in con
sitting You must be aware, Mr. sequence of the rol having made con
Editor, bow comparatively few there siderable progress in the sheep-walks,
are who are enabled to meet such an from the late wet weather. The use of exorbitant charge. Hence the alarma few ounces of salt given to these ing increase of sectarism among the necessary animals, is not only a cure,
lower members of the community : but will also prevent the malady. which is iodisputably owing, not, as
it has been asserted, from the luke. On the ERECTION of New PARISH
warmness and inactivity of the minis
ters of the Establishment, not froin any CHURCAE8.
disaffection of the people towards that Tothe Editor of the European Magazine. Establishment, but—from the poverty
of parochil churches. They are liteERHAPS no clause in the specch of rally enforced by necessity to desert their,
ancient standard, and enlist under the gcot, at the opening of the present ses banners of new leaders, many of wbose sion of Parliament, has given more uni- principles tend to the complete subversal satisfaction, than the one which version of religion, morality, and 30recommended the attention of Parlia. cial order,; and who possess an inment being particularly directed to a fluence over the minds of their consubject deeply interesting to every mem verts as boundless as it is baneful, ber of the Established Church ; name. A we not then imperiously called ly, the erection of new churches in the upon to crush iu its germ an evil, metropolis. The want of places of pub. which, if suffered to mature and lic worsbip commensurate with the po. strengthen by the stealing hours of pulation of the west end of the town, is time,” will ultimately become firm as an evil that has been long and justly, the oak, poisonous as the opas. The complained of; and the prospect of the plain and obvious method of doivg, so removal of that evil bas atforded pecu is this : let every one who calls him.
REMEDY FOR THE ROT IN SHEEP.
Royal Highness the Prince ke
elf a friend and member of the Esta unwearied assiduity in this arduous blisbed Church, use his most strenuous profession. From the peculiar mortifi. oferts for the promotion of that sub cations attendant upon this task, Dr. scription which is opened for assisting Burney was not exempt, although he to carry into effect a plan for the erec toiled for so many years, and with tion of new Churches and Chapels, by so much success in this wearisome aniting their influence and fortune for profession. it upport : the former is in the power From this enervating profession the of the poorest individual; may every Doctor in 1812 totally retired, leaving ene who possesses the latter use it in in the hands of his son, the Rev. this cause; they may rely on the assu- Charles Parr Burney, a charge which he raece, they never can exert it in a had himself so long and so honourably better. li is said, that the sum col- exercised. In 1807, Dr. Burney entered lected for the Cenotaph to the memory into Holy Orders, and bas resided since of the Princess Charlotte, has far ex. his retirement from the school, at his seeded the most sanguine expecta. Rectory-house, at Deptford. There, tions; and it appears to my mind, in the contioned prosecution of literary that a portion of it allotted to the pursuits, were passed his latter years. bailding free church would be more Surrounded by the noble library he had strikingly illustrative of the virtues collected, he enjoyed in the bosom and character of the deceased, and of bis family. those pleasures which would prove more generally useful to
a cultivated miod can alone appreciate. the best interests of society, than any There too, in the full vigour of manother method of disposing of it. I re- hood, with the promise of an extended maia, Mr. Edilor,
life, be was summoned suddenly, but Your constant reader and Well-wisher,' not unprepared to eternity. On CbristNarch 17, 1818.
R. R. mas eve, after reading to bis family the
sermon which he had prepared for
the following day, he retired to bed BIOGRAPHICAL REGISTER
in perfect bealth. Next morning, bis
servant, on entering bis chamber, disEMINENT PERSONS
covered that while dressing himself, he had been seized with an apoplectic fit,
and was extended on the door. He No. XXVII.
lingered almost speechless till his dissoDOCTOR CHARLES BURNEI. Jution on the Sunday following. CHARLES BURNEY, P:D. LL.D. The world, by common consent, bas
F.R. and A.S. Chaplain to the long acknowledged him the first classical King, Rector of St. Paul's, Deptford, scholar of the age. When Porson died, Vicar of Hernbill, Kent, Professor of the palm became undisputed ; and, Ancient Literature in the Royal Aca- though we have still left amongst us demy, and Honorary Librarian to the men, whom days of undivided toji, and Royal lestitution, was the son of the nights of undiminished study, hare Late Dr. B. of musical celebrity. He reudered accomplished and profound, was born in 1758, while bis father even by these the name of Burney resided as organist at Lynn, io Norfolk. will continue to be adduced, as of one At an early age he distinguished him who had reached the most eminent self for his proficiency in classical learn literary ascendency. In bis criticisms ing; and as an assistant to Dr. Rose, at in the Monthly Review he has left Chiswick, be perfected himself in those admirable specimens of his talents and studies which in his later years acquired skill. him the bigh repulation he so loug No man could endear himself to bis enjoyed. On bis marriage with Miss friends more thorougbly than the subRose tbe management of ihe school ject of this sketch. His mind, stored devolved upon him; and the best por- with the richest treasures of antiquity, tion of bis subsequent life was passed in was equally attentive to the literature the laborious duties of a schooliaster of the passing day, and the ligbler for many years at Hammersmith, and ornaments of social converse fowed dlerwards at Greenwich. The eminence from him with a peculiar grace and to which many of his pupils have risen playfulness
. To the attainments of the in the pulpit, at the bar, and in the scholar was added the polished carriage maele, bears strong testimony to his of the gentleman--and in bis couversa
tion, the eye could speak what the ment, such a communication reclides tongue might leave unfinished. His in my portfolio, waiting only an oppor. fricods will long remember the fascioa- tunity of being ushered into the world, tion, and to those who'knew' him not, when the author of its existence can the charm is incommunicable.
pull off its might cap, and send it in its As a Divine, the discipline and ortbo., Sunday-clothes on a vinit to his friends. doxy of the Church found in him a As a reader of your Magazine, ! stanch and steady supporter; and, anxiously expected its publication, and although he published but few works on on Mooday my wishes were so far grareligious subjects, those which he has tified ; but, sir, conceive, if you can left are useful and important.
the astonishment excited when I found F It would scarcely be possible to adduce the portals of this subject not only en. a stronger attestation of his merits as an tered, but its interior almost gained : instrucior, than the existence of a club, for as it is natural to inquire after the consistiog of gentlemen educated by health of your friend before you invite him, and called after his name, The bim to dinner, what may be antici: Burney (lub - who since his death have pated, but that " One of the Old opened a subscription for the purpose of School,” who has given you an Essay erecting a bust and tablet to the memory on Refiuement in Language, will soon of their respected master in Westmin- descant on the congee trat accompa. ster Abbey. His library, containing nies, or the manners that attend it? many highly valuable Mss. has been
Unisolicitous as I am for personal ex. offered by bis son to the British Museum, altation-a mere bubble io ao inge on behalf of which a petition has been nuous mind-a rap on the knuckles 4mg presented to Parliament, praying that would have been far niore agreeable ? ihis collection may be purchased for than the title of this production ; but the benefit of the public, and deposited I had no sooner cominenced it, than * in that institution.
the originality as well as the poiot of its Dr. Burney was the author of the remarks completely removed my prejufollowing publications :-“ Appendix dices, and left me a few moments for 2% ad Lexicon Græco-Latinum, a Joan. calm attention and perusal. Long be Scapula constructum, et ad alia Lexica fore it was concluded, I discovered Græca e Codice manuscripto olim Aske- marks of a superior mind ; and as Ibe viano, in lucem nunc primum vindicato," stars withdraw their beams out of com- ** 8vo. 1789.—" Appendix, containing pliment to the rising sun, so I deter. Remarks on the Greek Verses of Mil- mined to follow so illustrious an exam. ton”-at the end of T: Warton's edition ple. Permit me then, Sir, to solicit, on of Milton's Minor Poems, 8vo. 1791. behalf of that circle of friends whose
-" Richardi Bentleii. et doctorum wishes I am requested to express, and Virorum Epistolæ," 4to. 1807.-"Ten
on the part of your numerous and entamen de Metris ab Eschylo' in cho- lightened readers, a continuation of obricis Cantibus adhibitis," 8vo. 1809. servations so just on a subject so im** Bishop Pearson's Exposition of the portant. Should your Correspondent Creed abridged," 12mo. 1810.-". Phi, accede to my request, his name (when.. lemonis Lexicon Græce, e Bibl. Paris,"
ever he chooses to disclose it) shall be 4to. and 8vo.
remembered with gratitude, and his preached at the Anniversary Meeting of talents with admiration. the Stewards of the Sons of the Clergy
I am, Sir, your very humble servant, at St. Pauls, May 14, 1812," 4to. 1813.
ET CETERA. Christ Church, Hants,
March 3, 1818. To the Edilor of the European Magazine.
ERRATA in the Letter on Modern Re
finement in Language," page 124, col, 2, T has been my intention for a con. line 13 from bottom, for if," read "
Line 7 from bottom, for " it seems," read some remarks on the prevailing fashions “ they seem." of the present day. Even at this ino.