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Corn Exchange, Mark Lane. Quantities and Prices of British Corn, &c. sold and delivered in this Market, during the week ended Saturday, August 19. wheat.. 5.838 for 16,997 12 3 Average, 58 2 Barley.. 207 305 3 6..........29 ats.. 7,519.11,644 12 5..........30 11
E. s. d.
21 1 10..........42 2 1,807 6 10..........49 1 991 ....2,943 13 4..........59 4
JUST published, No. II., a work under the above title. tend it to contain about six numbers, at twopence a Number, to be published monthly. I intend it to be the Companion of the Working Classes, giving them useful information and advice, adapted to their present difficult situation; and especially I intend it as the means of teaching them how to AVOID SUFFERING FROM HUNGER! I intend clearly to explain to them their rights and their duties. Applications from the coun- Friday, Aug. 25.—The arrivals are try should be made without delay rather larger than of late. The trade moderate, except of Flour which is I shall give one copy of each for Wheat was brisk, and an advance Number to every working family of 1s. per quarter was obtained on in Preston, as a mark of my gra- the best samples; other sorts went titude for their great kindness to-off at full as good terms as on Monwards me, and also as a mark of day. Barley is in short supply, and my admiration of their sense and dearer. Beans sell at Monday's Pease are dull at last quotheir public spirit.-The other terms. Numbers will be published on the tations. Oats have advanced full 2s. first of each succeeding month.. per quarter since Monday. The price, to Gentlemen taking a quantity, will be, for one hundred, twelve shillings, for five hundred, fifty-five shillings, and, for a thousand, five pounds.
Monday, Aug. 28.-The supply of the past week was moderate, except of Flour, which was larger than of late, and there are only a very few samples fresh up this morning. The trade in Wheat is brisk, and an advance has been obtained, on the terms of Monday last, of 2s. on the superior qualities, and 3s. on the middling sorts.
Monday, Aug. 28.—The arrivals A report prevails that Ministers are about to entertain the question|from Ireland last week were 7,522 of letting in the bonded Oats; but firkins, and 1029 bales of Bacon; and we are not disposed to credit it, not- from Foreign Ports, 6,858 casks of withstanding the many surprising Butter. and sudden changes witnessed in their policy since the beginning of the year.
SMITHFIELD, Monday, Aug. 28.
Malt.... 5,667 | Rapeseed.
Beans. 1,024 Mustard..
Flour.... 9,727 Flax
Pease... 996 Seeds
Foreign. Wheat, 1,382; Oats, 496; and Beans, 179 quarters.
Price of Hops, per Cwt. in the
Monday, Aug. 28.-The picking of new Hops commences this day, and generally this day week. The quality will be as good as for many years past. The duty now estimated at 135,000l. A few new pockets at market, which have sold at 87. A good supply cannot be expected for 14 or 21 days.
Maidstone, Aug. 24.-Our Hops are going on exceeding well, and the duty keeps advancing.
Worcester, Aug. 23.-Nothing can go on more favourably than the Hops in our plantation; the blow is very large, and promises to be full of condition. In a week many planters will begin to pick. Little business doing in our market; prices nominal.
Onions, 3s. Od.-Os. Od. per bush,
BOROUGH, per Ton.
.3 10 to 50
Common Red. .0.
COUNTRY CORN MARKETS.
By the QUARTER, excepting where otherwise named; from Wednesday to
* Dalkeith and Haddington are givenby the boll.-The Scotch boll for Wheat, Rye, Pease, and Beans, is three per cent. more than 4 bushels. The boll of Barley and Oats, is about 6 bushels Winchester, or as 6 to 8 compared with the English quarter.
Liverpool, Aug. 22.-The supplies of all Grain since this day se'nnigh have, as you will observe, been very moderate, but the scarcity of Barley and Oats has produced an advance of 4d. per bushel on each of those articles, and of 2s. to 3s. per 240 lbs. on Oatmeal. Wheat during this period also advanced nearly 3d. per 70 lbs. Other articles of the trade also experienced a small improvement. From the good attendance at this day's market, the sales effected, to a moderate extent, were at an increase since Tuesday last of 4d. to 5d. per 45 lbs. on Oats, 4d. to 6d. per 70lbs. on Wheats, 25. per 280 lbs. on Flour, 4s. per 240 lbs. on Oatmeal, 4d. to 6d. per 60 lbs. on Barley, and 2s. per quarter on Malt, Beans, and Pease.
Imported into Liverpool from the 15th to 21st August, 1826, inclusive: -Wheat, 8,465; Barley, 307; Oats, 1,389; Malt, 1,722; Beans, 145; and Pease, 186 quarters. Oatmeal, 350 packs, per 240 lbs. American Flour, 2,173 barrels.
Guildford, Aug. 26-Wheat, old, 127. to 177. 12s. 6d.; ditto, new, for mealing, 15. to 17. per load. Barley, SOs. to 36s.; Oats, 30s. to 378.; Beans, 48s. to 56s.; and Pease, grey, 50s. to 56s. per quarter.
Norwich, Aug. 26.-We had a very good supply of both Old and New Wheat for sale to-day, and the prices higher. Red sold from 48s. to 56s. ; White, to 60s.; Barley was also dearer 2s. per quarter, prices Ses. to 38s. ; Oats, 24s. to 32s.; Beans, 46s. to 52s. ; Pease, 46s. to 50s.; Boilers, to 60s. per quarter; and Flour, 48s. to 44s. per sack.
Bristol, Aug. 26.-The Corn Markets here are sparingly supplied with Corn, &c. The prices are at this time about as follow:- Wheat from 58. 3d. to 7s. 6d.; Barley, Ss. 3d. to 5s. 3d.; Oats, 2s. 9d. to 4s. 14d.; Beans, 4s. 6d. to 7s. 6d.; and Malt, 5s. 3d. to 8s. 6d. per bushel, Imperial. Flour, Seconds, 37s. to 45s. per bag.
Ipswich, Aug. 26.—Our supply of Wheat was not increased to-day, and prices were 1s. to 28. per qr. dearer for both old and new of fine quality; but we had several samples of new Barley, chiefly thin and coarse, the best sold 1s. to 2s. per quarter dearer, 'But few Beans. Prices as follow:Wheat, 50s. to 62s.; Barley, 34s. to 37s.; and Beans, 45s. to 48s. per quarter.
Wisbech, Aug. 26.—We had a brisk market to-day for Wheat and Beans, at an advance of 2s., and Oats 1s. per quarter. There was a sample or two of new Mustard seed offered, but no price at present fixed.-Red Wheat, 50s. to 58s.; White ditto, 58s, to GOs.; Oats, 26s. to 31s.; and Beans, 48s. to 50s. per quarter.
Manchester, Aug. 26.-During the week there has been a fair sale of every description of Grain and Flour, at prices which were not attainable last market day. There was a remarkably small attendance on Change to-day, and a very scanty show of samples, which (owing to the rapid improvement which has taken place in Liverpool, and the adjacent markets, and the extremely small stocks held by the dealers here) moved off freely at our annexed currency. Wheat.-Fresh parcels, both of old and new, commanded an advance of 6d. peg bushel: and owing to the extreme scarcity of Oats and Barley, an improvement of 5d. per 45 lbs. on the former, and 6d. per 60 lbs. on the latter, has been readily obtained. There are few Beans on offer, which are eagerly bought up. Malt of fine quality is inquired after. Flour is 1s. to 2s. per bag higher. Oatmeal is in great request.
COUNTRY CATTLE AND MEAT MARKETS, &c.
Norwich Castle Meadow, Aug. 26.-Our supply of Cattle for slaughter to this day's market, consisted of only two small lots, about three-parts fat; prices 7s. 6d. per stone of 14lbs. sinking offal. The supply of Store Stock was good; what few Scots were sold were about 4s. per stone when fat, those quite forward to 5s. Short Horns, 3s. to 4s. Cows and Calves and Homebreds, a very flat sale. Of Sheep far from brisk. Shearlings sold from 25s. to 28s.; fat ones to 40s. Lambs from 12s. to 17s. each. Pigs rather brisker, fat ones to 7s. per stone.
Manchester, Aug. 25.-We had a fair supply of Irish Cattle to-day, which sold heavily at rather lower prices. There were also some small Scotch Heifers shown, which being of prime quality, very readily obtained our highest currency. Sheep and Lambs, although rather plentiful, were all taken off at our quotations.-Beef, 44d. to 5d.; Mutton, 44d. to 3žd.; Lamb, 3d. to 5d.; Veal, 5d. to 64d.; and Pork, Std. to 5d. per pound, sinking offal.
AVERAGE PRICE OF CORN, sold in the Maritime Counties of England and Wales, for the Week ended August 19, 1826.
Wheat. Barley. Oats.
.58 2....31 8... 28 10
.52 2.... 0
50 9. .29
.53 7. .32
.54 4.... 0
0. 23 3
.56 10.... 0
.64 8... .41
0. .30 3
3. .34 6
6.... 0 0....31 2
9....33 10....29 7
.62 6....37 9....32 1
* The London Average is always that of the Week preceding.