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Desertion ; and for the better Payment period of his having been enlisted, such of the Army and their Quarters.—March person or persons so enlisting shall be forth21.

with discharged and set at liberty in the The number of forces are to be 121,035. presence of such justice or chief magistrate. -Deserters may be transported ; and re Cap. XIII. For the regulating of his turning before expiration of the term limit- Majesty's Royal Marine Forces while on ed shall suffer death.-A deserter enlist- Shore.- March 21. ed for a limited term may be sentenced CAP. XIV. To indemnify such Persons to serve for life, &c. and be adjudged to in the United Kingdom as have omitted to other forfeitures. Persons receiving enlist- qualify themselves for Offices and Employing money deemed to be enlisted.-But, ments, and for extending the Time limited when and as often as any person or persons for those purposes respectively, until the shall be enlisted as a soldier or soldiers in 25th day of March 1818 ; and to permit his Majesty's land service, he or they shall, such Persons in Great Britain as have within four days, but not sooner than omitted to make and file affidavits of the twenty-four hours, after such enlisting res Execution of Indentures of Clerks to Atpectively, be carried or go with some officer, tornies and Solicitors, to make and file the non-commissioned officer, or private soldier, same on or before the first day of Hilary belonging to the recruiting party by which Term 1818.-March 21. he shall be enlisted, or with the person em CAP. XV. To continue, until the 5th ployed on the recruiting service with whom day of July 1818, an Act of the 46th year ħe shall have enlisted, before some justice of his present Majesty for granting an adof the peace of any county, riding, city, or ditional Bounty on the Exportation of the place, or chief magistrate of any city, or Silk Manufactures of Great Britain.town corporate, residing or being next to March 21. or in the vicinity of the place, and acting CAP. XVI. For raising the Sum of for the division or district where such per Eighteen Millions, by Exchequer Bills, for son or persons shall have been enlisted, the Service of the year 1817.-March 29. and not being an officer in the army, and The Bank of England may advance before such justice or chief magistrate he £12,000,000 on the credit of this Act, or they shall be at liberty to declare his notwithstanding the Act 5 and 6 Gul. and or their dissent to such enlisting; and, upon Mariæ. such declaration, and returning the enlist CAP. XVII. To repeal, during the Coning money, and also each person so dissent. tinuance of Peace, so much of an Act of the ing paying the sum of twenty shillings for 9th year of his present Majesty as prohibits the charges expended or laid out upon him, the Exportation of Pig and Bar Iron and together with such full rate allowed by law certain Naval Stores, unless the Pre-emption for the subsistence or diet and small beer thereof be offered to the Commissioners of furnished to such recruit subsequent to the his Majesty's Navy.March 29.

PATENTS LATELY ENROLLED.

JOHN RAFFIELD, of Edward Street, Portman nominates - The Sostinente Piano Forte.' FebSquare, architect, for certain improvements on,

ruary 1, and additions to, his former patent, for an appara WILLIAM BUNDY, Pratt Place, Camden tus to be attached to fire-stoves of all deseriptions Town, mathematical instrument-maker, for mafor rooms, for the removal of cinders and ashes, chinery for breaking and preparing flax and hemp, and for the better prevention of dust arising there. February 1. from, which said additions may be used jointly or JAMES ATKINSON WEST, Crane Court, separately. January 10, 1817.

Fleet Street, brass-worker and lamp-manufacturer, TO JOSEPH de CAVAILLON, Sambrook Court, for improvements in, or on, lustres, chandeliers, and London, gentleman, for improvements in the pre lamps, of various descriptions, and in the manner paring, clarifying, and refining of sugar, and other of conveying gas to the same. February 6. vegetable, animal, and mineral substances, and in WILLIAM CLARK, Bath, Esq. for a contrive, the machinery and utensils used therein. Jan 23. ance called a safeguard to locks, applicable to locks

ROBERT DICKINSON, Great Queen Street, in general, by which they may be so secured as to Esq. for a method or methods of preparing or pav defy the attempts of plunderers using pick-locks or ing streets and roads for horses and carriages, so as false keys. February 8. to render the parts or pavements when so done ROBERT HARDY, Worcester, iron-founder, more durable, and ultimately less expensive, than for improvements in the manufacturing of cast-iron those in common use, and presenting other import- bushes or pipe-boxes for chaise, coach, waggon, and ant advantages. January 23.

all other sorts of carriage-wheels. February 20.DANIEL WILSON, Dublin, gentleman, for RICHARD LITHERLAND, Liverpool, watchimprovements in the process of boiling and refining maker, for improvements in, or on, the escapement sugar. January 23.

of watches. February 20. GEORGE MONTAGUE HIGGINSON, of RICHARD HOLDEN, Stafford Street, St MaryBovey Tracy, Devon, lieutenant in the navy, for le-bone, gentleman, for machines for producing improvements in locks. February 1.

rotatory and pendulous motion in a new manner. WILLIAM WALL, Wandsworth, watchmaker, February 20. for a horizontal escapement for watches. Febru DANIEL WHEELER, of Hyde Street, St George,

Bloomsbury, Middlesex, colour-maker, for a me ISAAC ROBERT MOTT, Brighton, composer thod of drying and preparing malt. March 28. and teacher of music, for a method of producing, EDWARD NICHOLAS, of Llangattock, Vibon from vibrating substances, a tone or musical sound, Avell, Monmouthshire, farmer, for a plough, for the peculiar powers in the managementhwhereof are the purpose of covering with mould wheat and entirely new, and which musical instrument he de. other grain when sown, April 19.

ary 1.

Abstract of the Net Produce of the Revenue in the Years ending 5th January 1816, and 5th January 1817; and also the Total Produce of the Customs and Excise.

Year ending Year ending
CUSTOMS.

Jan. 5, 1816. Jan. 5, 1817.
Customs, Consolidated,

£1,891,478 £4,979,154 Ditto, Annual Duties,

2,469,144 2,393,201 Ditto, War Taxes,

3,126,900 1,008,366 Total Produce of Customs,

10,487,522 8,380,721 EXCISE. Escise, Consolidated,

19,351,956 17,871,998 'Ditto, Annual Duties,

595,950 534,124 Ditto, War Taxes,

6,614,526 4,462,074 Total Produce of Excise,

26,662,432 22,868,196 Stamps,

5,865,413 5,969,721 Post Office,

1,548,000 1,426,000 Assessed Taxes,

6,214,987 5,783,322 Property Tax,

14,318,572 11,559,590 Land Taxes,

1,079,993 1,127,929 Miscellaneous,

366,867 241,190 Pensions, Offices, &c.

16

4,016

29,393,848 26,111,777 Total Net Revenue,

66,413,802 57,560,696

The Irish and Portuguese payments for the interest
on their respective debts payable in England, are ex.
cluded from this statement, and the War Taxes appro-
priated to the interest of Loans charged on them are in-
cluded under the head of War Taxes, to the quarter end.
ing the 5th July 1816, inclusive, from which period the
War

Duties of Customs (being made perpetual by Act 56, Geo. III. cap. 29) are included under the head of Consolidated Customs.

1

An Account of the Income of, and Charge upon, the Consolidated Fund in the Quarters

ended the 5th January 1816 and 1817; together with the Amount of War Taxes and the Annual Duties, fc. to the same periods. INCOME.

1816.

1817. Customs,

£1,128,120 2 111 £1,317,383 18 113 Excise,

4,526,139 0 0 4,132,724 0 0 Stamps,

1,250,340 20 1,461,325 5 11 Incidents, &c.

3,353,979 8 0 2,881,795 0 2 Surplus Annuity Duties,

422,397 8 14 361,327 4 8 Exchequer Fees,

24,000 0 0 Tontine Money,

11,810 6

11,807 16 34 Interest, Ireland,

916,115 19 10

916,760 12 4 War Taxes,

614,035 17 47 Reserved out of Annuity to Prince of Wales,

5,5000 0

5,600 0 0 £12,522,438 4 4 £11,118,613 18 44 CHARGE.

1816.

1817. Exchequer, &c.

£293,043 8 7 £293,036 2 4 Bank Dividends,

9,627,814 13 24 9,569,050 3 2 Redemption National Debt,

2,829,291 6 8 2,828,716 14 1 Civil List,

257,0000 0

257,000 0 0

Estimated at Pensions, &c.

120,233 16 OZ 252,166 19 5

£13,127,383 4 58 £13,200,000 0 Deficiency,

604,945 0 13 2,081,386 1 7

£12,522,438 4 4 £11,118,613 18 44 WAR TAXES.

1816.

1817. Amount of War Taxes,

£4,609,452 1993 £2,447,396 7 11 Deduct War Taxes carried to Consolidated Fund,'

614,035 17 41 War Taxes for the Public Service,

4,095,417 2 57 2,447,396 7 11 Amount of Duties annually voted to pay off3 mil.Excheq.Bills, 927,635 0 44 1,211,941 8 8 South Sea Duty,

1,642 15 8

743 17 51 43 per cent.

7,601 09

6,840 16 2 Exchequer, January 4, 1817.

WM ROSE HAWORTH.

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Abstract of the Net Produce of the Consolidated Fund, in the Quarters ended 5th April

1815, 1816, and 1817. Quarters ended 5th April 1815. Ditto 1816. Ditto 1817. Customs,

£1,288,038 £1,394,639 £1,719,314 Excise,

4,674,768 4,325,528 3,810,211 Stamps,

1,278,576 1,520,536 1,492,611 Post O tice, 411,000 378,000

312,000 Assessed Taxes,

614,861 726,909 868,104 Land Taxes,

104,949 133,227 154,550 Property Tax,

993,493 Miscellaneous,

58,160 72,712 98,194 £8,430,362 £8,551,551 £9,487,877

Estimated Charge upon Consolidated

8,800,000 Fund this quarter. Surplus,

687,877

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The Customs have increas-
ed in the quarter of this year
shewn in this statement by the
War Taxes made permanent.

The Excise has fallen off to
the extent here shewn, chiefly
from the badness of the har-

The whole quarter has increased nearly a million, as compared with last year, by the addition of arrears of Property Tax; the charge in this quarter being £8,800,000.There is a surplus as above of £687,868. vest.

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APPOINTMENTS, PROMOTIONS, &c.

I. CIVIL.

The dignity of a Baron of the United Kingdom granted to the Right Hon. Charles Abbot of Kidbrooke, co. Sussex, late Speaker of the House of Commons, and the heirs male of his body lawfully begotten, by the name, style, and title of Baron Colchester of Colchester, co. Essex.

Sir G. F. Hill, a Member of the Privy Council. J. Becket, Esq. Judge Advocate General.

Lord Strangford, Envoy Extraordinary and Minister Plenipotentiary at the Swedish Court.

The Right Hon. Charles Manners Sutton, Speaker of the House of Commons, vice Right Hon. Charles Abbott, now Lord Colchester.

II. ECCLESIASTICAL.

The Right Hon. Lord Grey has presented the Rev. George Addison, minister of Auchterhouse, to the church and parish of Liff and Bervie, vacant by the death of the Rev. Dr Thomas Constable.

Vans Hawthorn, Esq. of Garthland, has been pleased to appoint Mr James Anderson, preacher of the gospel, to the church and parish of Stonnykirk, vacant by the death of the Rev. Henry Blair.

The Magistrates and Town Council of Forfar have elected Mr Wm Clugston of Glasgow, preacher, to be minister of that town and parish.

The Town Council of Stirling have presented the Rev. Mr Small of Stair to the second charge of that town and parish, vacant by the death of the Rev. Mr Russel.

The Town Council have presented Mr Clugston, preacher of the gospel, to that church and parish, vaeant by the death of the Rev. Mr Bruce,

M'Carthy

III. MILITARY.

5 D. G. Captain W. Walker to be Major by purch.

vice Ormsby, retires 29th May 1817 Lieut. C. Walker to be Captain by purch. vice Walker

do. Cornet J. Watson to be Lieut. by purch. vice Walker

do. 6 Dr. W. Armstrong to be Lieut, by purch. vice Linton, prom.

do. Hon. E. S. Pery, from 16 Dr. to be Cornet, vice Armstrong

do. 7

H. Visc. Barnard to be Lieut. by purch. vice Lord Urbridge 22d do. H. Lyster to be Cornet by purch. vice Lord Barnard

29th do. 13 W. T. Cockburn to be Cornet by purch. vice Ryan, prom.

22d do. 16 W. Graham to be Cornet by purch. vice Pery, 16 Dr.

29th do. 19 J. H. Whitmore to be Cornet by purch. vice Arnold, prom.

22d do. S.C.of C. R. Buckham to be Cornet by purch. vice Tipping, prom.

5th June 2Foot. Ensign F. P. Webber to be Lieut. vice Perrin, dead

22d May J. Delany to be Ensign, vice Webber do. 3 Assist. Surg. J. Martin, from 1 W. I. Regt, to be Assist. Surg. vice Heathcote, dead

29th do. 11 Gent. Cadet L. B. Wilford to be Ensign by

purch. vice Ancram, retired 5th June 12

Major Hon. Cecil Lowther, from 10 Dr, to

be Lieut.-Col. vice Strike, ret. 20th April 18 Lieut. R. Meares, from 2 L. G. to be Capt.

by purch. vice Maj. Conolly, ret. 24 Mar. 20 Rob. Dodd to be Ensign by purch. 5th June 22 Lieut. B. Le Sage to be Captain by purch. vice Boyd, ret.

do. Ensign R. M'Carthy, to be Lieut. by purch. vice Le Sage

do. Fred. Corfield, to be Ensign by purch. vice

do. 24 Lieut. E. Č. Smith to be Capt. vice Hodderwick, dead

29th May Ensign R. Campbell to be Lieut. vice Smith

do. A. M'Kenzie to be Ens. vice Campbell do. 29

Capt. B. Wyld, from h. p. to be Paymaster,

vice Humphry, ret. upon h. p. 5th June 51 Ensign W. Johnstone, to be Lieut. by

purch. vice Lintott, 60 F. 29th May G. R. Abercrombie tó be Ensign by purch. vice Johnstone

do. 53

Ensign C. Williams to be Lieut, by purch. vice Price, prom.

do. A. Campbell to be Ensign by purch. do. 55

Ensign S. Roe, from h. p. 14 F. to be Surg. vice Sharp, dead

22d do. 58

Ensign W. W. Baines, from 53 F. to be

Ens. vice Sage, ret. upon h. p. 53 F. do. 60 Lieut. J. Lintott, from 51 F. to be Captain

by purch. vice Baring, ret. 29th do. 71 Ensign W. Stewart, from 27 F. to be Ens. vice Henderson, ret. upon h. p. 27 F.

22d do, 77

Assist. Surg. W. F. Bow, from 27 F. to be

Assist. Surg. vice Burke, ret. upon h. p. 27 Foot

do. 81 Ensign R. Beadle to be Lieut. by purch. vice Home, prom.

24th March J. Badcock to be Ensign by purch. vice Beadle

22d May 85

Capt. J. Knox to be Major by purch. vice
Deshon, ret.

do. Lieut. A. K. Charlton, to be Capt. by purch. vice Knox

do. Ensign G. A. Thompson to be Lieut. by purch. vice Charlton

do. Hon. H. R. Molyneux, to be Ensign purch. vice Thompson

do. 95

Assist. Surg. W. G. Thompson, from 62 F.

to be Assist. Surg. vice M'Andrew, ret. upon h. p. 62 F.

do. 99 G. Hogarth to be Ensign by purch, vice Manness, ret.

de, 104 Ensign T. Pigott, to be Lieut. by purch. vice Le Couteur, prom.

do,

do.

do.

do.

Brevet Major M. Leggat, 35 F. to be Lieut.-Colonel in the army

21st June 1817 Geo. M‘Leod, R. E. to be do. do. Cha. M'Gregor, 70 F.

do. R. Lawson, R. Art.

do.

do.
James Hughes, 18 Dr. do. do.
P.Bainbridge, Per.A.Q.M.G.do.
G. Marlay, h. p. 11 F. do. do.
R. Anwyll, 4 F.

do.
G. Bar. During, late K.G.L. do. do.
0. G. Fehrzen, 63 F. do. do.
Wm Power, h. p. R. A. do. do.
K. Snodgrass, h. p. do. do.
W. Balvaird, Rifle Brig. do. do.
Sir J. R. Colleton, S. Cor. do. do.
S. Stretton, 40 F.

do.

do. T.E. Napier, h.p. Chas. Br. do. do. N. Thorn, 3 F.

do. do. W. H. Sewell, 60 F. do. do. W. Dunbar, 66 F.

do. do. W. L. Darling, h.p. 2 G. B. do. do, J. Thackwell, 15 Dr.

do. do. A. Macdonald, R. Art.

do. H. Dumaresq, h. p. 9 F. do. do, Capt. G. W. Barnes, h. p. N. F. to be Major in the army

do. E. T. Fitz Gerald, 12 F. do. do. E. Knox, 31 F.

do. do. W. Moray, 13 Dr.

do.

do. W. Rainey

do. do, W. C. Holloway, R. Eng. do. do. N. Gledstanes, 68 F. do. do. J. Babington, 14 Dr. do. do. N. Eckersley, 1 Dr. do. do. H. S. Blanckley, 23 F. do. do. T. H. Browne, h. p. 23 F. do. do. Dan. Bouchier, R. Art.

do. H. G. Macleod, h. p. 35 F. do. do. Sir J. S. Lillie, Kt. 60 F. do.

W. Light, h. p. 28 F. do. do. ), G. Lieut. T.Ker, from h. p. 8 Dr. to be Paymaster, vice Arscott, retires

14th May

do.

do.

do.

1W.I.R. Ass. Sur. J. Brady, fm h. p. 93 F. to be Ass. Hosp. Assist. Wm Williams, from h. p. to be Hosp. Surg. vice Martin, 5 F. 29th May 1817 Assist. to the forces

13th May 1817. R.W.I.Ran. Lieut. R. S. Gordon, from 6 W, I. R.

N. Gilmour, from h. . to be Hosp. to be Lieut, vice Archer, ret. upon h. p. Assist. do.

do. 6 W. I. Regt.

22d do. Assist. Storekeeper Gen. H. Gilbert to be Dep. Storekeeper Gen. do.

9th do. Staff

J. Seaman to be Assist. Storekeeper Gen. do. do. Staff Surg. C. Ryan, from h. p. to be Surg. to the forces

22d My

Deaths.
General.

Boggie, 83 F.
2 March 1817

Ensigns.
Lloyd, R. Art. 16 June 1817 Fordyce, 84 F. 15 Sept. 1816 Munns, 1 F. 21 Nov. 1816
Colonel.
Considine, h. p. 104 F.

Dickens, 24 F.

8 Nov. Robbins, 69 F. 25 Dec. 1816 Gordon, 4 w. I. R. 24 Apr. 1817 J. Campbell (drowned); 73 F. Captains. M'Rae, R. Afr. C. 22 Jan.

27 Jan. Margennis, 69 F.

1 Oct. Stewart, R: W. I. Ran. 18 March Haswall, do, do. do, White, R. York R. 5 April 1817 Hone, 1 Ceylon Regt.

Coane, do. do. do. Wheeler, 1 Cey. R. 21 Nov. 1816 Roberts, 2 do.

Dover, 87 F. 10 Dec, 1816
Yorke, R. Eng: 2 Sept. 1817
Bruel, late Ger. Leg. 12 April

Pay-Master.
Lieutenants.
Dennis, R. Art.

3 Jure | Prentico, E. Nor. Mil. 4 Apr. 17
R. J. Shaw, 24 Dr. 28 Nov. 1816 | Davies, Inv. B. R. Art. 13 May Assistant Surgeon.
Halliday, 19 F.
Tyler, W. Lond. Militia, 4 April Johnson,

5 Dec. 1816 Ward, 53 F. 4 Sept. Ferguson, Lanark Mil. :24 May

Miscellaneous. Mulligan, 69 F. 23 Oct. Robertson, do.

1 do. Bell, Dep. Assist. Com. Gen. at R. Wilson, 80 F. 18 do.

Trinidad,

6 May 1817

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COMMERCIAL REPORT.

COLONIAL PRODUCE.-Sugar.-The expected supplies having arrived, and large quantities being brought into the market, prices declined

considerably during the first two weeks of last month. These are, however, again improving a little, owing to considerable purchases being made for the Continent, principally for Holland and Belgium. Refined Sugars continue to meet an extensive demand, and parcels are readily sold the moment they are brought into the market. Molasses are also in brisk demand. Considerable sales of Foreign Sugars have been effected, but without any variation in prices.--Rum exceedingly dull, and may be purchased at a reduction of 2d. to 3d. per gallon since our last.-Coffee continues in steady demand, without much variation in prices.

-Cotton. Pernambucco has been in considerable request, and nearly the whole in the market has been purchased for exportation ; price 2s. to 2s. ld. Other sorts without variation, though in considerable demand. -Spices.-Company's Pepper, of good quality, in considerable request. A parcel was lately withdrawn at 8£d. Jamaica Ginger is also in demand; price £14, 11s.-Tobacco in very limited demand, and without variation.

EUROPEAN PRODUCE.--Hemp, Flax, and Tallow, without much variation in prices. Parcels of Hemp for arrival have been sold at £37 to £37, 158.--Ashes very dull, and prices considerably lower.

We state again, with much pleasure, that our intelligence from the different Manufacturing districts continues favourable. Trade is reviving slowly; and the best proof of it is, that all the workmen are now in employment. Wages have also risen, though, we doubt, not yet in proportion to the prices of provisions. In Glasgow and some other places, we know for a fact, that those charitable establishments which had been formed for distributing soups, &c. have been given up, as no longer necessary.

Premiums of Insurance at Lloyd's.-Aberdeen, Dundee, &c. 15s. 9d. to 20s. Africa, 2 gs. American States, 35s. to 40s. Belfast, Cork, Dublin, 15s. 9d. Brazils, 2 gs. Hamburgh, &c. 10s. 6d. to 12s. 6d. Cadiz, Lisbon, Oporto, 20s. to 25s. Canada, 40s. to 50s. Cape of Good Hope, 2} gs. Smyrna, &c. 3 gs. East Indies, out and home, 7 gs. France, 10s. 6d. to 15s. Jamaica, 2 gs. to 50s. Leeward Islands, 35s. to 40s. Ma. deira, 20s. to 25s. Malta, Italian States, &c. 2 gs. Malaga, 2 gs. Newfoundland, &c. 30s. Portsmouth, Falmouth, &c. 10s. 6d. River Plate, 3 gs. Stockholm, St Petersburgh, &c. 15s. 9d. to 20s.

Course of Exchange, London, July 10.-- Amsterdam, 38 : 6 B. 2 U. Agio of the Bank, 2. Paris, 24: 80, 3 days. Hamburgh, 35:5:2 U. Dublin, 125.

Prices of Gold and Silver, per oz.-Portugal gold, in coin, £3: 19:0. New doubloons, £3:15:6. New dollars, £0:5:1. Foreign gold, in bars, £3: 19:0. Silver, in bars, stand. £0:5: 2.

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