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PATENTS GRANTED IN 1813.

stove.

Mr George Alexander, for an im- working stamps by a steam-engine, proved mode of suspended the card of water, or horse power. the mariner's compass.

Mr Charles Random de Berenger, Mr John Barton, for improvements for certain methods of producing a va. in steam-engines.

luable oil; also soap and barilla, and Mr Ball, for an improved cooking a black pigment.

Mr Frederick Cherry, for improveMr Charles Augustin Busby, for a

ments in the construction of various method to save lockage water on ca- articles of a field-officer's equipage. nals, &c.

Mr Benjamin Merriman Coomb, for Mr Joseph Bramah, for improve. a new cooking apparatus. ments in main and other pipes, and ap- Colonel William Congreve, for conplying the water to other useful pur-structing the locks and sluices of caposes.

nals, basins, or works. Mr Jacob Brazill, for a machine for Mr William Caslon, for an improworking capstans and pumps on board ved printing type. ships.

Mr Louis Honore Henry Germain Mr William Broughton, for a me- Constant, for a method of refining suthod of making a peculiar species of gar.

Mr Jerome Donovan, for saponaceMr Robertson Buchanan, for im- ous compounds for deterging in seaprovements in the means of propelling water, hard-water, and soft-water. vessels, boats, barges, and rafts, &c. Mr Francis Deakins, for a new me.

Mr William Bange, for improve. thod of making sheaths for knives, ments in the construction of fire-places. scissars, &c.

Mr James Brunsall, for improve. Mr Joseph C. Dyer, for a method menis in rope-making.

of spinning hemp, fax, &c. Messrs R. M. Bacon, and B. Don. Mr John Duncombe, for an improvekin, for improvements in the imple- ment to mathematical or astronomical ments employed in printing, from instruments. types, blocks, or plates.

Mr Robert Dickinson, for a process Mr James Bodmer, for a method of for sweetening water and other li. loading fire-arms, cannon, &c. at the quids. breech, a touch-hole, and a moveable Messrs Eschauzier and Jennings,

for a life preserving bed for scafaring Mr Edw. Briggs, for a method of people.

canvass.

sight.

of sugars,

crane.

Messrs Fox and Lean, for improve- Mr Thomas Ryland, for a fender on ments in steam-engines.

a new construction. Mrs Sarah Guppy, for urns for Mr Joseph Ragnor, for improved cooking eggs, &c.

machinery for roving and spinning Mr William Gilpin, for an improved cotton, silk, flax, and wool. method of making augers.

Mr John Ruthven, for a press for Edward Charles Howard, Esq., for printing from types, blocks, or other improvements in preparing and refining surfaces.

Mr Thomas Rogers, for a new flour Mr Thomas Hardacre, for a com. for bread, pastry, &c. position to prevent the effects of fric- Mr William Summers, for a method tion.

of raising hot water from a lower to Mr Handford, for a travelling trunk. an upper level, for baths, manufactoMr Hanbury, for flush carpeting. ries, &c.

Messr. Thomas Hubball and W. R. Mr Benjamin Sanders, for an im W. Kin', for a method of ornament. proved method of making buttons ing articles of paper, wood, or any me- Mr Samuel Smith, for an improved tallic substance, either japanned, paint. escapement for watches. ed, or sized; also leather, oil-cloths, Mr T. Sheldrake, for a portable &c.

Mir Samuel James, for a sofa for Mr John Sutherland, for an im. the case of invalids.

provement in the construction of copThe Rev. Henry Liston, for improve-. per stills. ments upon the plough.

Mr Charles Augustus Schmalcalder, Mr Joseph Manton, for improve for improvements in mathematical inments in guns.

Mr Felton Matthetv, for an improve- Mr Richard Jones Tomlinson, for ment in the manufacture of yeast. improvements in the methods of ma

Mr James Needham, for a portable king the coverings of roofs. apparatus for brewing beer and ale.

Mr John Trotter, for improvements Mr James Needham, for additions in the application of steam. to, and improvements on, his portable

Mr John Trotter, for an improve. brewing apparatus.

ment of musical instruments. Ar Henry Osborn, for a method of Mr Timmins, for an improved me. making tools for tapering of cylinders thod of making and erecting hot. and bars of iron and other metals.

Mr Frank Parkinson, for a still and Mr John Westwood, for a method boiler for preventing accidents by fire. of embossing ivory by pressure.

Mr William Pope, for an instru- Charles Wilks, Esq. for a method of ment for ascertaining a ship's way; constructing four-wheeled carriages to

Mr John Roberts, for a method of produce greater facility in turning. concentrating such parts of malt and Mr John White, for a machine for hops as are requisite in making ale and cooking without coal or wood. beer.

struments.

houses.

[A respectable correspondent has favoured us with the following curious docue

ment, which is undoubtedly genuine.]

STATEMENT BY THE EMPEROR KEA KING,

Received in Canton, Nov. 8, 1813.

IMPERIAL NOTICE.

A REVOLUTION has occurred for 1000 lee (a lee is one-fifth of an which I blame myself I, whose vir- English mile), but suddenly, on the tues are of an inferior class, received 5th of the ninth month, rebellion arose with much veneration the empire from under my own arm—the misery has my imperial father eighteen years ago arisen in my own house-a banditti of -I have not dared to indulge myself 70 persons and more of the sect of the in sloth. When I ascended the throne Tien Le violated the prohibited gate the sect of the Pee Lien threw into re- and entered withinside. They wound. bellion four provinces, and the people ed the guard and entered the inner pasuffered what I cannot bear to express. lace-four rebels were seized and I ordered my generals to go against bound-three others ascended the wall them, and after eight years conflict re- with a flag-my imperial second son duced them to subjection ; I hoped seized a musket and shot two of the that henceforward I should have en- rebels—my nephew killed the third joyed perpetual pleasure and peace after this they retired and the palace with my children the people. Unex- was restored to tranquillity for this pectedly on the 6th of the 8th moon, I am indebted to the energies of my the sect of Tien Le, (i. e. celestial imperial second son—the princes and reason illuminate) a banditti of vaga. chief officers of the Lung Tsung gate bonds, created disturbance and caused led forth the troops, and after two much injury from the district of Chang days and one night's utmost exertion, yuen, in the province of Pe che-le, to completely routed the rebels. My fathe district of - in Shang.tung. mily, Fatsing, has continued to rule I hastened to order Wan, the viceroy the empire 170 years—my grand-faof Pekin, to lead forth an army to ex- ther and my imperial father in the most terminate them and to restore peace. affectionate manner loved the people This affair was yet at the distance of as children-I am unable to express their virtues and benevolence. Though ty of Ming does not equal the present I cannot pretend to have equalled their by more than ten degrees. When I good government and love of the peo- think of it I cannot bear to mention ple, yet I have not oppressed and ill- it. I would examine myself, reform, used my people. This sudden change and rectify my heart, to correspond I am unable to account for-it must with the gracious conduct of heaven arise from the low state of my virtues above me, and to do away with the reand my accumulated imperfections I sentments of my people who are placed can only reproach myself-though this below me. All my ministers who rebellion has burst forth in a moment, would be faithful to the dynasty of Sa the misery has been long collecting. tening, must exert themselves for the Four words, carelessness, indulgence, benefit of the country, and do their sloth, and contempt, express the source utmost to make amends for my defects, whence this great crime has arisen- as well as to reform the manners of the hence withinside and withoutside are people. Those who can be contented in the same state. Though I have to be mean, may hang their caps a. again and a third time given warning gainst the wall, and go home and end till my tongue is blunted and my lips their days, and not sit inactive as dead parched with frequent repetition, yet bodies in their places to secure their innone of my ministers have been able comes, and thereby increase my crimes. to comprehend it: they have governed The tears fall as my pencil writes, I carelessly and caused the present oc- dispatch this to inform the whole err:currence. Nothing like it occurred du- pire. ring the dynasty of Hang, of Tang, of Received in Canton on the 12!h of Jung, or of Ming. The attempt at

the 10th Moon. assassination in the close of the dynas

ORIGINAL POETRY.

THE

DANCE OF DEATH.

I.
Night and morning were at meeting

Over Waterloo ;
Cocks had sung their earliest greeting,

Faint and low they crew,
For no paly beam yet shone
On the heights of Mount Saint John ;
Tempest-clouds prolong'd the sway
Of timeless darkness over day;
Whirlwind, thunder-clap, and shower,
Mark'd it a predestined hour.
Broad and frequent through the night
Flash'd the sheets of levin-light;
Musquets, glancing lightnings back,
Shew'd the dreary bivouack

Where the soldier lay,
Chill and stiff, and drench'd with rain,
Wishing dawn of morn again

Though death should come with day.

II. 'Tis at such a tide and hour, Wizard, witch, and fiend have power, And ghastly forms through mist and shower Gleam on the gifted

ken ;

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