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PRICBS of SA ARBS in NAVIGABLE CANALS, Docks, BRIDGES, ROAD, WATER WORKS

INSTITUTIONs, and FIRE AND LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES, at the Office of Wolre and EDNONDS, No. 9, Change-alley, Cornhill, 21st March, 1818. Div. Per

Dio.

Per per Ann. Share.

per den. Share. Ashby-de-la-Zouch Canal

16 London...

SI. 89 Ashton and Oldham...

31.
70 West India

1ol,

903 0 Birmingham s6l. 840

Old..

61 41. Chelmer and Blackwater

Southwark Bridge 70

59 10 Coventry ............. 950 Waterloo ....

10 10 Croydon ..............................

5 10 Ditto Annuities of 8l...

81. 45 Dulley.....

Ditto Annuities of 11. ..................

71.

29 10 Ellesmere and Chester 64 Vuuxhall

S8 Grand Junction

61.
Ditto, Promissary Notes......

51. 100 Grand Surrey 70 Arch way and Kentish Town Road....

18 10 Ditto Loan Notes ............. ........

51.
100 Commercial

51. 109 Grand Union ............................

87 Great Dover Street ....................

11.108.39 10 Grand Western .........................

Highgate Archway

6 10 Grantham ............................. 61. 110 East London Water-works

sl. 100 Huddersfield ............................ 10 Grand Junction ..........

53 Kennet and Avon

118. 23
Kent .......

el.
Lancaster
29 Portsmouth and Farlington

10 10 Leeds and Liverpool. 101. 255 Ditto New.

sl. 34 10 Leicester

101, 240 West Middlesex Leicester and Northampton Union .. 41. 93 South London...

20 Monmouthshire

81. 128

Albion Fire and Life Insurance 2. 108.50 Oakham ... 95 Atlas......................................

6s. S 15 Oxford.

................... sil. 015 Eagle Peak Forest............................

61 10 Globe

61. : 90 Regeht's 30 Hope

23. od. 3 IS Rochdale ............... II. S5 Imperial

81 Shrewsbury ...............

51. 115 Royal Exchange ........................ lol. 860 Shropshire

1. 110 Staffordshire and Worcestershire sol. 695 Union Stratford on Avon

8 Provident

131. 19 Thames and Medway .... SO London Institution

$0 Trent and Mersey, or Grand Trunk .. 601. 1510 Russell

13 13 Warwick and Birmingham............ lll.

Surrey

10 Warwick and Napton ......... 101. 215 Auction Mart....

il. 55.98 10 Wilts and Berks .....,

8 City Gas Light Company, (0l. paid .. 8l.perc. 80 Worcester and Birmingham

20 Gas Liglat and Coke (Chart. Com.) sl. 66 Commercial Dock

sl. 10s. 74 London Commercial Sale Hooins .... 21. 93 10 East India ........... 71. 170 Beeralstone Mines, 401. paid

20 10 Eest Country 30 Great Hewas, 181, 108. paid

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Rates of Government Life Annuities, payable at the Bank of England.

When 3 per cent. Stock is 78 and under 79,
A single life of 35 receives for 100l. stock 55 O average-rate 100l. money 6 13%
40 ..............

5 12 0...
45.........................
6 0 0....

7 18 19
50 ........
...... 6 11 0....

8 8 10
55 ..........

........ 7 5 0....
60 ............................... 8 & 0............... ......... lo 6 4
65 ...........
.... 9 7 0 ...............

............ 119 3
70

116 0..........

.................. 14 7 11 75 and upwards ..... 14 7 0....

18 5 7 All the intermediate ages will receive in proportion. N.B. The annexed is a short scale of some of the rates, upon which Government are now granting Life. Annuities: they are payable half-yearly at the Bank of England, the same as the dividends, and may he received by power of attorney. The Life-Annuity

Act having been amended, they may henceforward be purchased when the gl. per cent. Consols or Reduced Annuities are at or above 50.

Keduction National Debt and Government Life Annuity Office, Bank-street, Cornhill.

..............36-4

Lisbon..

COURSE of the EXCHANGE, from Feb. 27, to March 29, 1818, both inclusive. Amsterdam, B.80..

36-10
Bilboa, effective

394 a 40 Ditto at sight.

Seville Amsterdam, c. f.

Gibraltar

........5 Ditto at sight.....

Leghorn ..........

..58 a big Rotterdam, c. f.2 U .................11

Genoa
Antwerp, ex money .....................114 a 11-9 Venice Italian Liv......

.94.70 Hamburgh V .........................340 a 34

Malta

51 Altona 2 U ..................34-1 a 34-3 Naples.

..............14 & 154 Paris, 3 day's sight ...................94-094-5

Palermo per 02

....................... igoda a iset. Ditto, 2 Usance... ....................94-20 a 24-30

** ......................59 a 584 Bourdeaux, ditto... .94—20 a 81-30 Oporto

.......60 a 59 Frankfort on the Main, ex money... 149

Rio Janeiro...

.674 Madrid, effective...

....39a 40
Dublin...

81 a 0 Cadiz, effective..............................

..395 a 924

Cork
Agio on the Bank of Holland, 2 per cent.

PRICES of BULLION, at per Ounce.
Portugal Gold, in coin ...... 41. Is. Od. a 41. Is. 6d. New Dollars...

..ol. 5s. Sil. a ol. 6s. 4.1 Gold in Bars... ............. 41. 1o. Od. a 4l. 18. 6d. Silver in Bars, Standard... ol, bs. 4d, a 38. sila New Doubloons ............... 41. 1s. Od. a Ol. Os. Od. New Louis, each The above Table contains the highest and lowest prices.

JAMES WETENILALL, SWORN BROKER. Printed by Joyce Gold, Sbve-lane, London.

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All ExCHEQUER Bills dated prior to the 24th of February, 1817, have been advertised to be paid off, and the interest thereon bas ceased,
N. B. The above Table contains the highest and lowest prices, taken from the Course of the Exchange, &c, originally published by Jolin Castaiga, in
the year 1718, and now published, every Tuesday and Friday, under the authority of the Committee of the Stock Exchange, by

JAMES WETEVHALL, Stock-Broker, No. 7, Capel-court, Bartholomew-lape, London,
On application to whom, the original documeols for near a century past may be referred to.

European Magazine

FOR APRIL, 1818.
[Embellished with a Portrait of Mr. Charees Matasw.)

CONTEXT

......295

&c. ........

Page

Page List of East India Shipping

.........282

Harvey's Sensibility, the Stranger, and Memoir of Mr. Charles Mathews ....983 other Poems..

....932 A Hint op ducacion ....

.287 Mills' History of Mukam medanism ...393 Extracts from a Lawyer's Portfolio Burrowes' Piano. Forté Primer........336 [Continged] .......289 Hayes' Family Annals

ib. THE GLEANER. No. VIII..

.292 breton's French Scholar's First Book..381 On the ruling Passions and Propensi TEATRICAL JOURNAL: - Rob Roy ; ties of Mankind

ib. or, The Gregarach-Miss KellyRemarks on the Conversazione

Amoroso, King of Little Britain A Conversazione...

..299 Who's My father:-Bellamira; or, The Hive. No. XXXVII...........304 The fall of Tunis --Mr. Mathews At Anecdote of a Frenchman..

ib. llone--The Duke and the Devil, Repartees, Bon Mots, &c. ib.

ib Menoir of Patrick Colquhoun, Esq.

POETRY......

.94$ (Continued)

....305
The Progress of Music

ib. History of Peter Pliant (Continued]..310 The Transformation of a Seraph to a Arithmetical Queries ... .312 Lyre .............

...344 IRISA EXTRACT's containing a concise Address to Sleep.

ib. Description of some of the principal Lines

......346 Places in Ireland; with the Antiqui

To Hope

..... ib. ties, Customs, Character, and Man. Parliamentary Papers

. ih. bers of that Country[Coutiqued] ..313 Intelligence from the London Gazette 350 FRAGMENTA. Being Thoughts, Obser. Abstract of Foreigu and Domestic In. vations, Reflections, and Criticisms, telligence...

.......367 with Anecdotes and Characters An University Intelligence

......360 cient and Modern, No. XXV. ....317 Prefermenis..

bici...362 An Essay on Human Life....

...320

Births
On Modern Refinement in Mavners ..321 Marriages
Anecdotes of Dr. Samuel Johnson .....324 Monthly Obituary

.....363 TAE REPOSITORY. No. XLVII, ...:.325 Literary Intelligence..

......935 The Arctic Expeditions .... .......... ib. List of New Publications

......366 MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION. No. Acknowledgments to Correspondents.. ib. XLI.

........327

List of Bankropts, Dividends, and Cer. Royal Incomes.. ib. tificates

......367 Roman Cement

Dis-olutions of Partnership ..........370 Steam-Boats. ib. List of Patents..

.....372 LONDON REVIEW. State of the Weather

iba Humboldt's Personal Narrative of Tra. London Markets

.372, 374 vels to the Equinocial Regions of Average Prices of Sugar .....374 the New Continent, during the Years Prices of Canäl, &c. Shares ...275 1799--1804 .

329 Rates of Government Life Annuities .. ib. Letters from the Abbé Edgeworth to his Course of Exchange --Prices of Bullion ib, Friends, written between the Years Price of Stocks

.....370 1777 and 1807, with Memoirs of bis Life

...331

..... ib:

... ib.

.328

London:
PRINTED FOR JAMES ASPERNE,
AT TIE BIBLE, CROWN, AND CONSTITUTION,

NO. 32, CORNUILL.
AND VAY BE HÅN OF ALL THE BOOKSELLERS IN THE UNITED Kindbox.
Europ. Mag. Vol. LXXIII. dpril 1818.,

SEASON, 1817–18.

EAST INDIA SHIPS,
With their Managing Owners, Commanders, Principal Oficers, Surgeons, Pursers, Time of coming afloat, fic;

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Company's Ship Wm. Patterson R. Glasspoole W. R. Blakely K Mac Donald Amb. Rivers Rob. Simmons s. Jas. Lee
Thomas Coutts....1384

S. Marjorihanks w Marjoribanks Alex. Chrystie Rich. Clarke E. M. Daniell Fred. Madan James Grant James Dunn
Duke of York .... 1327
Bomb.& China's. Marjoribanks A. H. Campbell Charles More J. Shepherd Rob. Lindsay W. P. Moffat Whitm. Smart Jos. W, Rose

200et 27 Déc.

31De,
Earl of Balcarras.. 1417

Company's Ship James Jameson D. R. Newall (Ph. Baylis John Hillman A. Broadhurst Henry Arnot Wm. Bruce
Marquis of Huntly 1900

John Campbell Don. Mac Leod J. 8. H. Fraser John Thacker Hen. H. Sumner Geo. Chennell John Simpson Rob. Hogg
Buckinghamshire 1969

Company's Ship Fred. Adams James Head Tim, Smith - IT. B. Penfold Thos. Allchin Wm. Hayland J. W. Graham
Danira
1325

Geo. Palmer Mont. Hamilton Jas. Barber
Beng. f China
A. T. Chatfield John Allen

1918.
J.CWhiteman And. Kedslie Renj. B. Lord

1818.
Castle Huntly
.. 1200
John Paterson H A.Drummond Alex. Morgan Thos. Dunkin J. Cruickshanks J. W Stewart David Irving John Stewart

8 Dec. 8 Feb. 15 Feb.
London .......

1992

Mad. China Company's ship Walt. Campbell B. Broughton W. Longcroft Wm. Pullham WK. Packmau D. Mackenzie John D. Smith
Princess Amelia 1800
Rob. Williams Edw. Balston Sam. Lyde Jas. Kellaway Wm. Pitman Chas. Penny Nath. Grant Jas. Thomson

9 Feb.
Marchioness of Ely 952

Sir R. Wigram Brook Kay
Mad. Bong.

Rich. Clifford WHC Dalrymple Dav. Sampson C. E. Mangles J. M. Bennett Wm. Millett 1818.
Prince Regent ....
959

Henry Bonham T. Herb. Harris Step. Poyntz Thos. Baker Dav. Marshall Hen B. Bax Dav. Falconer John Reid jan. 12 Mar.
Orweli..

Matt. Isacke Thos. W. Leech Wm. Cousens T.W. Andrews Wm. Haviside Thos. Welsh Wm. Bremner Rich. Prince
Lady Melville.

Sir R. Wigram John Stewart Thos, Tapley Rob. Clifford Henry C. Smith Hen Sierndale D. Cannan, jn, Jas Goddard
Cabalva ...

China Tohn Card Jas. Dalrymple C.W.H.Sewell G. G. Jarman Rich, Card E.M. Boultbee Geo, Waddells. H. Ayers 20 Feb 11 April
Scaleby Castle... 1949

Company's Ship John B. Sotheby T. W. Barrow Rob. Lowis Jas. Murdoch John Griffith Jas. Halliday Cras. Jobling
Perseverance ......1971

Henry Templer Henry Templer Hen. Clement Jas. S. Biles Wm. Ticehurst (Hatton Galway Thos. Godwin Jos. Hudson
Astell ...........
a 20

George Gooch Fran. Creswell Wm. Evans A. Chapman Thos, A. Davis John Sprott Ws Cumming Wm. L. Grave
Phoenix

6 Mar 07 April
818

Tel. Musson Wm. Carter Rob. B. Shittler H. B. Avarne Thos. Ranken Harry James
General Hewitt 894

Company's Ship Peter Cameron Jas. Pearson Rees Thomas Alex. Bell Fred.G. Moore Edw. Turner D. Leighton

John P. Larkins Thos. Larkins J.P. Hackman George Mason George Cowan Fran. Ohuttley T. B. Horsley J. W. Pears 6 April 26 May
Asia ..........
Warren Hastings 1099 Beng. $ Mad. Henry Bonham 1. F. Balderston J. T. E. Flint Thos. Davey

Rob. H. Rhind John Gisborne Jas. M Hodges Jas. Gardner
Fairlie .....
898

David Gordon Thos. E. Ward Thos. P. Burn Wm. Powditch Thos, Clarkson P. Backerville J. Johnstone e Stephenson 10 Feb 22 Mar.} Apt.
Henry Porcher....

Beng. Bomd.
465
Jos. Graves

Wallace
Lady Lushington.. 594 Bombay Nath. Domett Thos. Dermer Henry Bird Jas, Dudman David Urqubart

P. Mac Millan Chas. Burt
Northampton...... 545 ) Beng. Ben George Palmer Chas. Tebbut John Vincent Henry Lee John Edwards

Day. G. Arnot (Cbas, Bennet 22 Mar May Lord Keith ... *** 599) coolon Robert Morris John Freesman John Shute love, Lamel JClaristopheron ........ John Ceuker ID. H. Renny

3d April, 1818.

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MAGAZINE

AND

LONDON REVIEW,

FOR APRIL, 1818.

MEMOIR OF
MR, CHARLES MATHEWS,

COMEDIAN

(WITH A PORTRAIT, ENGRAVED BY HENRY MEYER, PROM AN ORIGINAL PAINTING BY SAMUEL DRUMMOND, ESQ. R.A.

R.A.) VHIS valuable Comedian, whose me. those he preferred were, of all others,

the books which bis father wished biin the public mind, wbich, we are con to leave unnoticed. Bell's British Thea. viuced, will prove as lasting as it is tre, The Beauties of the Dramatists, powerful, was born on the 28th June, and a Collection of Farces, were the 1776, and is the younger son of Mr. volumes he singled out from the numJames Malbews, a bookseller of much berless sermons and theological tracts worth and respectability, in the Strand. with which the shelves of the shop His brother William and himself re groanel. The Tradesman's Assistant ceived their education at Merchant Tay. was neglected for the Spouter's Comlors' School. The former, who was de. panion ; and he longed for an opportu. signed for the church, entered himself nity of reciting, in public, some of the of Pembroke College, Cambridge, and fine speeches which he had I reasured up took the degree of Master of Arts in in his memory in private. This opporthat university Having completed his tunity soon occurred : he beard, ibat studies there, he altered his original in. “ hard by Ibere were spirits at work,” tention, and became a member of the who, like himself, having souls above Middle Temple, where, in due course, either buttons or books, were resolved be was called to the Bar. In 1801, he to become the mimic representatives of went to the West Indies, with the view kings and lieroes. In short, a private of practising at Tobago : but unfortu- play was to be exhibited ; lbe scene of rately fell a victim to the climate in a action was a shall room up one pair of few months after his arrival in that stairs, over a pastry cook's shop in the island. He was a gentleman of cousi- Strand. Here an elderly French lady derable learning and talents, and very gave evening lessons to a few select much respected by a large circle of pupils, who, in return for her French acquaintance.

exercises, proposed to treat her and Charles, the object of our present her friends with an English tragedy, attention, was intended for a book seiler, This intelligence po sooner reached our and at the age of fourteen, three years hero, thao he felt an unaccountable de before he quitted Merchant Taylors'sire to learo French. So laudable an inSchool, was bound apprentice to his clination could not but be encouraged, father. Nothing could be more pru. and be was accordingly sent to acquire dent than this measure, but articles of the true Parisiap accent at this evening indepture have no power over the incli- academy. The ceremony which took nations. Young Mathews was fonder of place at his iutroduction may easily be reading books than selling them; and imagined ; instead of Boyer's Diction,

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