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Harold, rising 1 year old, by Welling

ton, out of Wildair; Mr. Whitaker, of the improved short-horned callle belonging to Mr. Robert Colling, of

201 guioeas.—Pilot, rising 1 year old, Bamton, near Darlington, in'ine by either Major or Wellington (being County of Durham, which were sold put to both), out of Red Rose; M. by Auction, on Tuesday, September Both, 270 guineas. 29, 1818, with the prices at which First day's sale of cattle.. £7,852 19 0 they were sold, and the names of the Second day's sale of sheep 1,643 50 Purchasers-There were Sixty one Lots. The following brought the

Total....£9,496 40 highest prices:

One ram was sold to Mr. Mason for Cows.-Wildaic (put to Lancaster),

150 guineas. 6 years old, by George, out of Wildair;

A very large assemblage of nobility Charles Duncombe, Esq. Duncombe

and gentry, from all parts of the coun. Park, 176 gs.- Empress (put to Lan

try, were collected- there was a stand caster), 5 years old, by Barmton, out

of thirty gentlemen's carriages at the of Lady Grace; C. Campion, Esq. near

place of sale.

The total amount of Mr. Charles Doncaster, 21 guineas. —Young Moss Rose (put to Lancaster), 5 years old,

Colling's sale in 1810, was 8,6421. but by Wellington, out of Moss Rose ;

the amount of the present sale is Charles Duncombe, Esq. Duncombe 9,4961. 48. Park, 190 guineas.- Venus (put to Lancaster), 5 years old, by Wellington,

The following is a pleasing compari. dam by George; Messrs. Simpson and son of the number of Bankrupts in the Smith, 195 guineas.-Rosette (put to

three montbs of May, June, and July, Lancaster), 4 years old, by Wellington, for the three last years; viz. out of Red Rose; Lord Althorp, 300

1816... ...345 guineas — Nonpareil (put to Lancas.

1817

....427 ter), 5 years old, by Wellington, out

1818.

217 of Juno ; Lord Althorp, 370 guincas. - Ruby (put to Lancaster), 2 years old,

NEW PARLIAMENT. by Wellington, out of Red Rose; Mr. Robson, 331 guineas.

By a careful examination of the reHEIFERS, from six to lwelve months turus of Members to the House of Com. old.--Sweetbriar (put to Lancaster), by

mons, as published in the Gazelle, we North Star, out of Nonpareil ; Mr. May

find, that the number of new Members nard, 145 guineas.- Lady Ann (put to

amounts to one hundred and ninely. Lancaster), by Wellington, dam by three, forming nearly a third of the George; Mr. Barns, Cleatham, 100

House. - At the election in 1812, there guineas. - Cleopatra (put to Lancaster),

were 121 new Menbers. dam by George; Mr. Barnes, 133 gui. neas. – A heifer, by Barmpton, out of Empress: Mr. Campion, 100 guineas. - Ditto, by Barmpton, out of Rosette ;

By numerous experiments recently Mr. Robson, 123 guineas.- Dillo, by

made, it is indubitably proved, that

larch bark answers every purpose is Barmplon, out of Trinket; Messrs. Simpson and Smith, 110 guiveas.

tanning as well as oak baik. Bulls. - Midas, 10 years old, by Phe. nonenon, out of Red Rose ; Mr. Wi.

BLIGIT IN APPLE TREES. ley, 270 guineas.- Major, 5 years old, The American farmers are said to by Wellington, dam by Phenomenon ;

prevent the blight in apple trees, and Mr. Brooks, 185 guineas.-Lancaster,

secure plentiful crops, by the simple 4 years old, by Wellington, out of Moss process of rubbing tar well into the bark Rose ; Messrs. Simpsou and Smith, 621 about four or six jocbes wide round each guineas. BULL Calves.- Diamond, 1 year old,

tree, and a foot from the ground. by Lancaster, out of Venus; Mr. Do. naldson, Harbourn-house, near Dur

IEIGHT OF SKIDDAW. ham, 102 guineas.-Albion, rising ! The mountain of Skiddaw has been year old, by Lancaster, dam by Wels ascertained by Mr. Greatorex to be Tington, Mr. Shaw, 140 guineas.- 1012 yards 34 inches in height.

BARK.

TAE REVENUE.

Abstract of the Arrears of War Duly on Malt and Properly, in the Years and

Quarlers ended 10th of Oclober, 1817 and 1818, showing the Increase or Decrease on each Head thereof.

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The accounts of the Consolidated Fund to the 5th July, 1818, are already before the Public. From the 5th July to the 20th September, 1818, it has produced ....£7,430,000 From the 5th July to the 20th September, 1817, it produced only 6,080,000 Making an increase of ......

1,350,000 of this sum, we are told, 350,0001. is on the duties of Customs, and 850,0001. on the duties of Excise.

The first proving the continued and increasing prosperity of our Foreign Trade, and the latter the increase of Domestic Consumption.

From this growing prosperity of the Consolidated Fund, we hope the surplus, after paying all charges, will form a prominent feature in the Ways and Means of the

year 1818.

The following account of the quantity of crime in Scotland, England, and Irelaod, as exhibited by the Criminal Kalendars laid before Parliament, is taken from a statement made by Joseph Hume, Esq. ;

In Ireland, of 4,500,000 souls, there were 2,644 or 1 in every 1,702
In England, of 9, 199,400

4,777*

1,088 In Wales, of 607,350

72

8,36 In Scotland, of 1,804,86+

89

. 20,279 Committed for trial yearly. The average number of commitments, and of the medium population, are taken for seven years in England and Wales, and for six years io Scotland, both ending with 1811; and the average of six years in Ireland, ending with 1810 inclusive.

The average number of those who were sentenced to death, and executed yearly, during the same period, was, Sentenced.

Executed.
In Ireland,....... 85 or 1 in every 52.940 souls, and 48 or I in every 93.750
In England and Wales 3754

26,917
56

178,496 In Scotland,

73
257,837

3.

515,616

THE,

LONDON REVIEW,

AND

LITERARY JOURNAL,

FOR OCTOBER, 1818.

QUID SIT POLCHRUM, QUID TURPE, QUID UTILE, QUID NON.

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A Journey from India to England, Colonel Johoson had some intercourse

through Persia, Georgia, Russia, with the accomplished Prince Abbas and Prussia, in 1817. By Lieutenant. Mirza, but appears not to entertain colonel Johnson.

a very high opinion of his military improvements.

This Work presents IEUTENANT JOHNSON pursued a very agreeable deviation from Mo

a route similar to that which had rier's track, in the Colonel's irruption been taken by Mr. Morier, with whose into the couotry of the untameable opinions he generally coincides, and to Don Cossacks, and his visit to the diswhose observations he has often sup- tinguished Platuff, the account of whose plied an unpremeditated, but striking magnificent hospitality to British reaand apposite, illustration. In examin- ders must afford peculiar gratification. ing the ruins of Shapour, Colonel Joho. We shall present the following pleasing, son was more fortunate than his pre- though obviously inadequate, specimen decessor, since he penetrated to the of a work, from the perusal of which cave in which it was deposited, and it would, we conceive, be impossible actually ascertained the existence of not to derive ioformation, and a most the celebrated colossal statue, of which unenviable singularity not to receive he has furnished an elegant drawing. entertainment.

* Mr. Colquhoun calculates that there are 4,395 offenders committed every year for trial at General and Quarter Sessions in England and Wales, and 3000 commitments by magistrates out of session, and not sent to superior courts, which, with the 4,777 at the assizes above noted, will form a total of 12,172 offenders committed yearly, io a popula. tion of 10,106,780 souls, or about I in every 830 souls!!!- What a melancholy picture of the state of society in England,

“ August Ist. --At five in the even marked to me, that I had the poring, one of Count Platoff's carriages trait of his Royal Highness the Prince aod four, in which was bis secretary, Regent on my wine glass, and that to came to take us to his country-seat his bealth I could not refuse to driuk a to dine with bim. This residence we little of the wine of the Don, which found to be situated three miles dis- be assured me was wholesome, and tant, on the acclivity of a bill rising would do me much more good than from the Uksye river, wbich now proves water. Allhough I had not for nearly to be only another channel or back. twenty years been in the custom of water from the Don at Old Tsherkask. taking any wine, I replied, that on this On our arrival, we were introduced occasion I would do all in my power to the fine old Count, who expressed to obey his wishes, and filled my glass. bis utmost pleasure on seeing so many Fortunately, the wine, which to my English at his house ; and duriog a taste was delicious, was very ligbt, long conversation, carried oo in French, and much resembled chanspague iu its on our part, through the secretary, who sparkling effervescence. Having once interpreted to him in Russ, dwelt all begun, it was not possible for me to the time on the very great bonours excuse myself, and I drank several and attention which he had received glasses to different toasts, among from the English while in England, which was one to the Emperor of and testified in strong terms bis friend. Russia, from a glass which stood beship for that nation. In the course fore tbe Count, which he handed to of ihis interview, liqueurs were brought, me, baving his Majesty's portrait. ofiwo kinds, red and white, which were His British Majesty's health I also offered to us in small glasses, according joined in. Our own healths, indivi. to the voiversal custoin in Russia, and dually, were also toasted, and those were handed round to the rest of the of the general officers and of all the company, consisting of general officers company. We lastly proposed to covered with stars aud crosses of me drink the Count's health, with long rit, old veterans with white hair and life to him; to which I added a hope, inustachios. We sat at this lime in that he would see the Cossack famian opeo varanda, which encompassed lies who had lost their men in the cause the Couut's private apartments. . Din- of their country, augmented to double ner being announced, the Count ad. the vumbers they possessed before the journed to the octagon room, in wbich war. After all, and on breaking up, it was served up. of the pariy, be. the Count gave us one from bimself, sides Mr. Strachey, Captain Salter, and

which was,

• The whole of the Bri. myself, there were two general oflicers, tish nation, bis friends, and the sin. the commandant of the garrison, the cere friends of Russia.'secretary, the two aides-de-cainp, lwo otber officers, the post-master, and avolher gentleman.

A Charge delivered to the Clergy of “ Tbe Hetman secmed to take plea

The Diocese of London, ul the Visilasure in copying the English, even in

tion in July and August, 1818. ky their custoju of dining lace in the evene

Willium, Lord Bishop of London. ing, and in the moue in which the

London, 1818. Pp. 32, 8vo. repast was served up. Al the ends A CHARGE froin a Diocesan to the of the table there were soups, tish, Clergy of his See must necessarily be and meat; and in the middle were regarded as an important document made dishes, sweetmeals covered with in ecclesiastical aftairs. It generally culoured salads. Every thing was comprebends some peculiar regulation served in plate. The Count bimself of church polity, esseutially blended did the bonours of bis own table; with present eveots ; some pastoral first undergoing the fatigue of help. admonition or dictation upon prevailing every one to soup, sometimes even ing doctrines ; or some instruction in the silver plates which were too hot and exhortation upon duties arising to hold without pain. Aller ile soups, oul of corresponding circumstances the different dishes of nieat, &c. were which affect the welfare or apply to brougit round to each guest, ready the conduct of the ministry, either in cut up, afler thic

Russian usage.

their individual interests, or in their After purtaking of various things be corporate reialions. fore us, the hospitable relerau re Such an caircise of episcopal authoEurop. Vag. Vol. LXXIV. Oct. 1818,

rity must always carry with it an in. who manifest themselves the faithful fuence that may justly be expected protectors and undaunted defeoders to command the attention of those who of its geouine claims to spiritual exare the objects of it; but more espe- cellence; to the impartial consideracially so when the subject matter of tion and consequent esteem of every it is suggested by any results of the one who has miod enough to estimate times, which actually bear, or threaten them ariglit, and honesty enough to to produce, an adverse tendency to admit that what he values justly be trespass upon or act in subversion of ought to uphold constantly, unev3the laws and dependencies, whether sively, and with honourable stedfasttemporal or spiritual, of the Established ness. Church :-and as the metropolis of a Foremost among these stands the country is to be considered as the pri- revered Bishop of Londou-for revered mary source of public sentiment, that he must be by all who reverence un. gives a tone to the opinions and a feigned piety, genuive humility, sound spring to the feelings of the whole na. learning, ferveut zeal, aud unsopbistition; so, whatever instrument of autho- cated charity. Of these qualifications rity makes ils appearance in this me of his heart and understanding the dium, as a rule of government or stan. Charge before us is an indisputable dard of action, will, of course, be re evidence; and we rejoice in the oppor. ceived and estimated as designed to tunity which its publication affords us, convey a general criterion of right of announcing it to our readers as emijudgment and just decision with respect pently entitled to their attention, ou to all established principles, and every account of its intrinsic merits, and the point of controversy and dissent by general importance of its contents. which they are called in question, or His Lordship, in the opening of bis sought to be invalidated. A Charge, Charge, bears liberal testimony to the therefore, from a Metropolitan Bishop; pious consisteocy, the profound learn. will naturally be accepted as invested ing, and the high respectability of bis with a precedence of import over every Clergy; and this he does in those termes other public address of a similar pa: jof conscious satisfaction which evince ture ;-and hence it will excite a more the affectionale Pastor and earnest lively degree of interest and allention, friend of that Church of which he not only among those to whom it is is so distinguished an ornament. The immediately addressed, but also through experience of five years is the ground out the whole ecclesiastical body of the of evidence on which he asserts the kingdom.

justice of the following generous de. That before us has been deliverod claration-" Thal a body more truly at a period of morentous consideration, respectable for learning and piety than when much is to be apprehended from the Clergy of this Diocese, and less the opponents of our Sion, and conse in need of allowance for human inguently more to be required of its mi. firmity and error, cannut easily be nisters and advocates than in times of found." less obliquity of rivalship and subtlety of After paying this lionourable tribute opposition: among these ad vocales we to those who, wc scruple not to adare proud to rank ourselves; ülid our mit, are in every degree deserving of avowal proceeds from a cordial attach so dignified a mention, the Bishop ment to the venerable system, which takes a cursory, but impressive, view has been built up, both in iis policy of the condition and conduct of the and ordinances, upon the firme i foun. Church throughout the greater part dation of divine prescript and gospel of the last century, and bringing bis truili-an attachment which partakes remarks up to the present period, obnotos the ambiguous ardor of prejudice, serves, that “it is their lot to have but is constiluted in the firmest convic. fallen on days of innovation and trou. tion of the pre-eminence of this systen, ble; in which the political character both in authority and pureness, over of the age has produced au alteration every other esta biished religion in the in the circumstances of the country, world. In proportion io the sincerity of and an agitation on the public mind, this regard, must be our anxiety for the affecting the church as well as the state, preservation of its hallowed objeci--and which, under the guidance of wisdom ile affectionate feeling which actuales and probity, way tend in the increase of us will naturally extend itself tu those true religion and virtue, but is left to

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