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charitable, and friendly, her extensive men- At Topsham, Mrs. Chapman, wife of capa
tal resources became a well known fund of tajn Ligonier C.
intellectual pleasure to others, and of exbila- At Burton Bradstock, near Bridport,
ration to herself

Sarah, wife of rear-admirallogram.
DORSETSHIRE.

At Ebrord Huuse, near Topsham, George
Married.] At Poole, Thomas Ady, esq. Webbe Daniell, esg. president of the island
sheriff for that town, Miss Hester of Nevis.
Easter.

At Plymouth, Mr. Gilleit, late purser of
Died.] Mrs. Bradford, wife of the Rev. his Majesty's ship Defence. He jumped
Mr. B. rector of Stalbridge.

overboard, and was drowned. Mr. Saos, At Wotcornbe House, the Rev. W. Whit. merchant. aker, 85.

At Uplime, Mrs. Vere, widow of the Rer.

Nicholas V. prebendary of Winchester and
Married.) At Stonehouse, Dr. Pryan, of Wells, and rector of Lplime.
Plymouth Dock, to Miss Tatlock, daughter At Belluir, Mrs. Harman, wife of Edward
of the late William T. esq. of his Majesty's H.esq. ot Finsbury square, London.
Duik-yard, Chatham.

At Heavitree, Mrs. Sarah Vauden Endon,
At Biddeford, G. W. F. Delevand, esq. of 84.
Battersea Rise, to Jane, second daughter of At Exmouth, Lieut. Drane, R.N.
T. Grant, esq. of North Devon Cortuge. At Tuccanhay, ncar Tuiness, Abraham

At Chittlehampton, Mr. Benjamin Rad. Tucker, esq.
Sord, surgeon, of Chumleich, to Miss Mary

CORNWALL.
Haache, only daughter of John H. esq. Married.] At Padstow, John Paynter, eso.

Ac Plymouth, Lieut. Giles, of the Royal of London, to Miss Ann Rawlings, thire
Marines, to Miss Cree.

daughter of Thomas R. esq. Died.) At Exeter, Major C. Ward Orde,

At St. Mabyn, Mr, wm. Hawey, purser late of the 9th light dragoons --Mr. Ellis, of the Narcissus frigate, to Miss Bavin, of drawing-master. Mr. Ellis bad received a

Pencarrow. Jiberal education, which had been much

At Egloskerry, the Rev. John Oliver, to jmproved by his own study and experience. Miss Hurdon, daughter of the late John H. He possessed very respectable abilities as an

esq. of Treludick. artist, and his appearance, manners, conver- At Falmouth, Mr. James Wilt, drum-ans. sution, and behaviour, were those of a gentle jor of the Glamorgan militia, aged 23, lo

He had resided in this city about Mrs. Stanhope, a widow lady of independent four years, and instructed a number of young fortune, aged 71. persons in the art of drawiny, in which he

At St. Allen. John Rogers, esq. of Antron was very successful; but it appears, that pre- Lodge, ntar Helston, to Louisa Cwyn, eldest viously to his arrival he had been very un or- daughter of the Rev. T. R. Gurney. iunate, and being encumbered with a load of

Died.] Ac Peurice House, Miss Graves, debt, all his industry in his prutession was daughter of Admiral G. inuttticient to the maintenance o his family, At St. Columb, Miss Maria Mornanton, and to pay off occasionally such sums as he 19. was calied on by his former creditors to

At Mount Stewart, Miss Hobbs, 66. discharge. Thus situated, his little earnings

At Padstow, Mr. Richard Brewer, jup. of being continually drained from him, with a the George Inn constant fear of being arrested, and scarcely At Falmouth, Miss Lavinia Hockes, allowing himself sufficient nutriment to

daughter of Juseph H. esq. 18. sustain life, he pined in secret; and though At Penryn, Mrs. Catherine Rowe, daugh. bis external appearance betrayed no signs of ter of Mr. Richard R.-Mrs. Share. poverty, surrounded on all sides by those who

At Probus, Mr. Melchizedec Labb, 58. esieemed him, and who, had they known his

At Cubert, John Hosken, esq. seal situation, would have been happy to assisc and relieve him, he died iterally of a

At Launceston, Mr. John Dimond. broken heart! leaving a jamily of tour young chil 15en, and a widow very lar advanced in Considerable improvements are proceeding pregnancy with the fifth. Their distressed by the direction of the corporation, on the situation, on the loss of a husband and a Burrows, at Swansea. The pleasure Ether, and leic descitute of every support, ground

will consist of

garden of without provisions, fuel, clothes, or any of about four acres, of which a considerable the necessaries of lite, can better be con. proportion will be laid out in grass paro ceived by those who have feeling hearts, terres, shrubberies, plantations of forest trecs, than it is possible to describe.

with an extent of gravel walks within its At Sidmouth, the Hon. Mrs. Cocks, widow boundary of more than 800 yards; besides of the Hon. Reginald C., youngest son of this, there will be a grand esplanade facing Ebe late Lord Somers, and s cond daughter of the south, forty feet wide; twenty of which the late james Cocks, esq — It'm. Bacon (in the centre) will be gravelled, and the 69. of Care House, near Donaster.

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yards, commanding uninterrupted in the Monmouthshire collieries. Neath view of the bay, piers, and shipping. On

had lost in 1901 above half its Bridge. alie east, north, and west sides, there water trade, and may, also now be conwill also be gravelled avenues of more than sidered as completely shut out; the triple 1100 yards, so that above eight acres of exported in 1809 bein: most probably stone. ground, a 11 nearly one mile and a quarter of coal, which is used only by maltsters. walk, will be laid out, and dedicated by the Swansea was deprived o: (wo-thirds of its corporation of Swansea to the use and enjoy- traje to Bridgewaler in 1801, since which ment of the inhabitants of the town, and its period it has descended to a state of insigni. tasual visitors; which, if kepe in a neat man- ficancy. By returns made to the House in 1807, Her, wich a sufficient barrier to exclude im- it appeared that 21,244.. is. Ad had been lose proper trespassers, as also a guard against the to the revenue in that year, by exempting conimission of every species of nuisance, will

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coil shipped at Newport for atford ooth health and pleasure to the fre. Bridgewater, and other ports eastward of the quenters of this tavourite spot, and adu to the Holmes; and by subsequent returns, now on, celebrity of the town, by giving this well- the table, it appears that in 1809 the exempo' timed effect its unrivalled natural tion had lost the country 32,1031. 45. beauties.

which loss is moreover progressively increaThe labourers employed by Ms. Yalden, sing. in ilie limestone quarries at che Mumbles, Jr. Johnes, of Havod, in Cardiganshire, Dear Swansea, lately cut through a complete has the merit of having improved his man. cemetery, in which were found immense sion and lands in a most laudable ia puer. quantities of human bones of a very large in 1783 they were a wilderness. There was size : from the position and the confused state indeed an oid huse belonging to the family. they were discovered in, it is highly probable but it we deserted as an untenantalle resi. that this spot was I he burial-place of a vast dince, at the very estale held of little va. multitude who perished nearly at the same iue. Slice which time, hills planted by time, cither by pestilence or the sword, at persons now living, have risen into opulence some very remote period.

of timber; other hills are covered with in. The following facts are extracted from fant plantations; and other lofty and exten. documents on the table of the House of sive wastes are marked out to be called into Cummons, from which the effects of the usefuiness and fertility in the ensuing au. New post exeinption on the trade of South

Larch trees have been very success. Wales are rendered sufficiently apparent :

ful on these bilis ; but Mr. Jolines has engage There were imported into Bridgewater ed in an immense extent of general plantations. beture the first exemption from duty in 1797, From June 1790 to June 1797, four hunFrom Carditi

59 tons of coal. dred thousand iarches were planted. In the Neath 4799

same year, two hundred and bly thousand Swansea 7230

or her trees were planted, of which filty were

alders, and the rest elm, beech, birch, asli, 12,22

and mountain ash. They all throve well, but In 1801, previnus to the second excmption,

the beech ebirove more than any, except the From Caroiff

1887 tons.

larch. About ten thousand were planted on Neath 2190

an acre. From October 1797 to October Swansea 2045

1798, ten thousand vaks were plantel, from

one to two teet high; and from October 6128

1798 to April 1799, fifty-five acres were set in 1809,

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old seedlings, and were always planted on the Cardiff, under an act anterior to the New. upper part or the hills. The larches plantes port Act, embarked a very large capital on a at the height of trom righteen inches to two work of superior scale, viz. to admit ships of feet in the year 1790. were from ten to heavy burelien; and it appears from the above thirteen teet high in 1802. The shoots som: returns, was beginning to send its produce to years were from two rest and a half to three market in 1797 ; but in 1801 had acquired a feet, and in some instances three feet eight considerable trade to Bridgewater, notwith- inches. Tlor while sun'er of urges planted standing the exemption enjoyed by New purt. on the estate from October 1795 to April Since 1801, however, Cardiff has been abso- 1801, amounted to tivo millions and sixtylutely excluded from that market; which five Thousand, of which one million two must have caused a great depreciation of bundred thousand were lasches, without in. capital; as dich vested on the faith cluding the linds on with acorns. D. of Parliament as the money embarked Hunter, in his autes upon Evelyn's Syl.

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states that trees when they begin to timberize, farmer. His remains were attended to the increase in value one shilling yearly. What grave by a numerous family, and upwards of then may we suppose the increasing value of seventy of his grand and great grandchildren. this patriotic gentleman's estute will be in a He possessed the use of all his faculties to the few years ? How provident a steward has he last hour; had never been confined above two proved himself for his successors, and what hours by illness ; never wore any other cress obligation has the kingdom at large been laid than the Highland garb in the course of his under by his example!

lon; life; and was a man much esteemed by his Married.] At Carmarthen, Lieut. Hunt, numerous acquaintance, for his singulariy of the 96th regiment, to Miss Vaughan, pleasing inaoneis. eldest daughter of Capt. V. of the Royal At Oxenford Castle, sir John Dalrymple Navy.-Capt. Henry Esmond, to Miss Mary Hamilton Macgill, bart. at the advanced age Noois.-The Rev. F. H. Papendick, M A to or . He was many years a haron of his Miss B. A. Williams, youngest daughter of the majesty's exchequer in Scotland, and distiolute Thomas W. esq. of Velinne wydd, in the guished himself as an author by his Memors Bounty of Brecon.

of Great Britain and Ireland, Tracts on Feu. At Llandewy Velfrey Church, near Nar. dal Law, and various other able and useful berth, Mr. Tardrew, of Carmarthen, to Miss publications. He lived in habits of te George, eldest daughter of Thomas G. esq. strictest intimacy with the first characters of of Cwmllar, Pembrokeshire.

his time, and availed himselt of every oppor. At Llanvechen, Robert Perrott, eşq.sof tunity which his active mind and influence Brynhyddon, to Miss Magelale ne Evans, afforded him of promoting the welfare of bis eldes: daughter of Edward E esq. of Llanfro. country, during period of its history partigan, in the county of Montgomery.

cularly eventful. He is succeeded in his A1 Peipbroke, Mr. John Jolitie, of South- title and estates by his eldest son, the preseat ampton, to Miss Maria Kynaston, third sir John, who is a colonel in the Guards. daughter of Thomas K esq. of Caldy Island, Aged 75, James Fraser, tenant in Toms near Tenby.

voidi, parish of Poleskine. He was one of Died.) At Haverfordwest, Dorothy Rin the Fraser highlanders who distinguisbed chards, 109. She enjoyed good health till themselves so eminently at the capture of within a few days of her death,

Quebec, under the immortal Wolfe. It is Mrs. Jones, the wife of Price J. esq. of remarkable, that within the narrow circle Coffronnydd, and youngest daughter of Colo. around Tomovoidt, there are still surviving nel Browne, of Mellington.

five more who witnessed that glorious event: At Llangollen, Mrs. Mather, late of one of these is captain Fraser, of Buache. Wrexham.

gavie, and another is captain Fraser, of At Bangor, the Rev. Hugh Owen, D.D. Erogie. procentor of ihcCathedral, rector of Abertraw,

IRELAND. in the county of Anglesev, and of Llanllinny, In Queen's County, the earl and countess in the county of Carnarvon.

of Charleville have been most benevolentiy At Mansant, Carnarvonshire, Edward employed in founding schools for four bus: Duncan, esq - The Rev Evan Herbert, cu- dred children, on Mr. Lancaster's plan. The rate of Llanbeblig, Carnarvonshire.

earl has erected suitable buildings at his own At Llanerch Park, in the county of Flint, expense. The countess has sent over a H. Leo, esq. major of the Flintshire militia; school.naster, who has been some weeks with by liis death, the beautiful seat in the Vale Mr. Lancaster, at the Royal Free School, of Clwyd, and valuable de:neznes, become Borough Road, to be instructed in his plan. the property of the Rev. W. W. Davies, re- The high sheriff of the county of Cavan has storing to the ancient line an estate it had been very assiduous in the institution of possessed for many centuries.

schools, which are productive of much good, At Swansea, Drs. Rces, relit of John R. by diftusing the benefits of that knowledge ar esq. of Killymaenlwydd, Carmarthenshire. which Ireland stands so greatly in need.

Ac Carditt, Mrs. Mary Nicholl, widow of Died.) At Ardglass, the right hoa. Charles William N. esq. of Cae Main, Gl morgan. James Fitzgerald, lord Lecale, vice admiral of

the red, ancie to the pres ni duke of LeisDied.] At Dumfries, Jolio M'George,

ster, 52. erg. of Culloch, one of the magistrates of At Corr Hill, county Cavan, W. Harse Dumfries.

ness, esq. 102. In the Island of Lewes, West Highlands of On the Copeland Island, near Donaghewer, Scotland, a poor woman of the name of Flora M. Strattan, 10j; she applied herseif to her Macdonald, at the advanced age of 120 whcel, and spun until a few days before she years, retaining the perfect use of her facul. died, and retained the usc of her faculties ties all the lat

until her death. Died 1 At Edinburgh, Mrs. Dundas, sister In Cork, Mrs, Catherine Sutterford, 102. of viscount Melville.

Died.) At the advanced age of 121 years, Sko Ac Craigag, in the prish of Kirkhill, at rah Malcomson, of Drumgoolin, near Raththe advanced age of 102, Mr. James Fraser, fry Land. She was the lite in different lesses,

takra at the close of this longte. which dignified, and the numerous graces

NORTH BRITAIN.

taken out about the year 1694, at about 1s. which adorned, his character. Nerer was 6d. an acre.

there any man who united, in an higher de. At his house in Stephen's Green, Dublin, gree, the accomplishments of the gentleman, John Law, D. D. bisliop of Elphin, and bro- with the attainments of the scholar. His ther to Lord Ellenborough. This truly polished manners, his refined sentiments, bia venerable prelate was a man of profound easy How of wit, his classical taste, and his erudition, and his whole life was devoted to profound erudition, rendered his conversation the practice of those moral and religious as fascinating as it was instructive : the rare duties which he 40 forcibly inculcated in his qualities of his heart procured for him the excellent discourses from the pulpit.--The most devuted attachment of relatives and following authentic anecdote deserves friends, the affectionate regard of all who to be recorded, as furnishing a useful instance knew him. A frame of peculiar delicacy ine o the wise and genuine liberality of his capacitated Mr. IV. for the exercise of an accharacter. When he took possession of the tive profession, and early withdrew his mind See ot Killala, and learnt that almost the from the busy bustle of the world to the whole of the population were Roman Catho- more congenial o:cupations of literary retirelics, he used these expressions, “ That it was ment. The intervals of exemption from pain a hopeless tisk to make them protestants, it and sickness, which are usually passed in would answer every purpose to make ihem languor or in pleasure, were by him devoted good catholics :" and with this view he got to the cultivation of those favourire departe printed, at his own expense, and distribuced ments of literature to which he was guided gratis through the diocese, a new edition of not less by natural taste than by early associathe works of the Rev. John Gother, which tion. To seek for that best of blessings breathe the piety, and, in plain and intelli. health, which his own climate denied him, gible language, inculcate the morality, of the Mr. W. was induced to travel : the arbible. The same liberality distinguished dent mind of this young enthusiast in the every action of his lite, and is particulariy cause of letters, which had drunk deep from observable in his will. He has left to the the classic fountains of antiquity, and, had Rev. Jam:s Whitelaw, vicar of St. Cathe- imbibed the most profound admiration for the rine's, Dublin, 500). Of this gentleman his heroes and the sages of old regretted not lo:dship knew nothing but his virtues and his constitucional debility, but seized ihe oce literary acquirements; but to such a man as casion which invited him to that sacred thea. Dr. Law, they were the best recommen- tre, on which the greatest characters had dation. He had previously bestowed upon figured, and the noblest works had been him the living in the ciocese of Eiphin, held achieved. He visited I aly; he embraced by the late Dr. Sandford; and in his last and with enthusiasm that nurse of arts and of tedious sickness, was often heard to express arms; he trod with devotion her classic Jos satisfaction, that he lived to have an op. ground, consecrared by the ashes of heroes, portunity of shewing him this ma k of his and immortalized by the effusions of poets; friendship and esteem. To Dr. William he studied her language ; be observed her Magee, senior rellow of Trinity college, Dub. customs and her manners; he admired the lin, he has bequeathed a like sum of five inimitable remains of ancient art, and mourna hundred pounds. This gentleman had also ed over the monuments of modern degradation; no recommenration but his literary to kats. he conversed with her learned men; he was To Dr. Brinkley, professor of astronony in enroiled in her academies; and became ai. Trinity colere, Duli', he has bequeathed most natural zed to the country.

Furtber. five thousand pound with all his books, va particulars will be given in cur next. lued at three thousand pounds. His lordship died with forty-five thousand poun's, At Madeira, where he went for the reco. and his legacies, including one thousand pourds to his brother, Lord Ellenborough, very o: his heaith, Francis Henry Lambert, amount, in the whole, to sixteen thousand $2; 22, son of the late Robert Lambert, esą.

of Dorchester, and fellow of New College, pounds. The remaining twenty nine thou.

Oxford. sond pounds is bequeathed, one-halt to his

At her residence, on Gay Hills, in the widow, Mrs. Law, and the other halt distributively be:ween his brothers and sisters, parish of St. Thomas in the Vale, Jamaica,

at the very advanced age of 120 years, Mrs. of whom tour survive hici.

Elizabeth Fletcher, a native of the island, St Valen,

Bray, after

and relict of the late Jacob Fletcher, esq. of lingering and painful illness, which he tore

White Hall estate, St. Anne.

She retained willsthe patience and resignation of a christian, all her faculties, enjoyed a good appetite, Joseph Cooper Walker, esq. member of inany

aid possessed hier usual flow of spirits to the literary and philosophical societies, The

period of her death, and did the duries of loss of this accomplished scholar will be long and deeply deplored by all true votaries per domestic concerns till the last tree of science and the fine arts; but, those

years; she was of a lively and cheerful dis. only why have had the happiness io be in position. Her daughter, at the good old .ge cluded in the circle of his friends, can justly of eighty, attended to her wants and com:crts

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(June 1, MONTHLY COMMERCIAL REPORT. BRITISH TRADE AND MANUFACTURE8.-We are sorry ie is not in our power ta

state that any alteration has taken place for the better, in those important sources of our national prosperity, since last we had occasion to notice them. The manufactures of Bir. mingham and Manchester, especially the latter, are unusually dull. The workmen geserally employed in the cotton-mills of Manchester, have refused to work without an ado vance of wages, and the consequence is that several mills are literally standing still. Accounts from that town seem to afford but very little hope of the differences being soon settled. Twist, both of Liverpool and Manchester, is dull of sale, and prices rather declining A proclamation has recently been issued, extending the operation of the Act permitting the importation of corn, and other articles of provision, to the 25th of March, 1911. Tbe es. portation of corn, grain, or flour, to Ireland is prohibited ; and from the articles of impere tation, under the head of provisions, salted beef and pork are excluded. The following is an account of the importation of wheat into the port of London from July 1809 to July 1810:

1809. July to 30th September, 33,97 2 quarters.

30th December, 97,831
1810.

31st March 264,754
7th April

25,672
14th April

47,015

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This quantity exceeds the importation of any year since 1765. During fourteen year previous to that period, the country gained, on an average, the annual profit of $30,0001. os the export of corn. In the present state of our importation the loss is very considerable, as will be seen by referring to our last month's report, in which we have accurately stated the sum paid to foreign nations for corn, during the space of six months. The value of the above stated quantity of wheai imporced into London in less than nine months, averagieg the cost at 41. 10s. per quarter, amounts to no less a sum than 2,111,5981. sterling, which has accually been paid in specie by our traders.

EAST INDIES AND CHINA. - The alterations which have taken place in the prices of East India commodities since our last, are so trifiing, that we deem it unnecessary to notice them. Most of the articles remain stationary, and the sales are dull. On the 8th of May, the Company sold the following prize goods, viz. 123 bags cloves, 2s. 7d. to 3s. 1d.; thirteen bags, ditto. 6s. 11d. to 78. 1d. Seventeen bales cinnamon at 10d. and one chest cutmegs (1s. Sd. allowed by the company, and the customs for the shells) at 45. 3d. per lb. the duties to pay for home consumption. On the 11th a large sale of indigo took place, the sesult of which was as follows : (the duties to pay for home-consumption.) Compary's, 1018 chests of indigo at 6s. 3d. to 12s. 1d. Private trode and privilege, ditto. 1296 chests of indigo 55. 1d. to 13s. 6d. per lb.

WEST INDIES.—The convoy sailed from Portsmouth for the West Indies on the 29th of April, under the protection of a frigate. We are glad to find that some of the West Isdia articles begin to look up once more. Jamaica rum is in regular request both at Lunden and Liverpool, and considerable sales of Leewards have lately been made for the navy. The Jamaica tetches from 45. 4d. to 6s. 41.; and that of the Leeward Islands, from 36. 8d. to the 4d. per gallon. Sugars remain in rather a torpid state. Jamaica, Montserrat, Nevis, and St. Vincent's, are quoted at prices from 31. 14s. 10 41 4s. ; and Antigua, Barbadoes, (Muscorado,) Dominica, Tobago, 'Turtola, and St. Lucia, from 31 13s. 10.41. 3s. per cwc. Cottees continæ extremely languid. Fine, seils fron 61. 10s, to 71. good, from 61. to 71. and ordinary, tran 41. to 51. 155. per cwt. Cotton-wool is also dull of sale, and scarcely any alteration has taken place in the prices since our last quotations. Logwood is become more depressed than it was last month. The Jamaica chipt, letches from 371. to 381. per cwt. Jamaica ginget, (white,) 5 guineas to 81. 10s. į ditto, (black,) 31. 185. to 11. 6s.; Barbacoes, this to 41. 15s. per cwt. Jamaica fustick, 221. to 251. 10s. ; Cuba, dito, 251. to 271. per ion.

NORTH AMERICA.-The commercial relations between this country and Great Britzia remain precisely in the samne situation as at the period of our last publication; but the expectation of a war between France and the United States, and the consequent abolition of the non-intercourse Act with regard to England, is more confidently entertained than ever. The clandestine, or rather the overiocked trade, is still carried on between our ports and those of the United States; but it is not quite so brisk as it appeared about two months ago Towards the commencement of May a report was in circulation, but on insufficient grounds, that numerous seizures had been made in the harbours of the United States, under the arrangements enaced by the non-intercourse laws; but by letters recently received, it is become evident that the rumour originated in a transaction under official authority, of a very confined nature. North American cotton-wool, ike that of other parts of the world, is is

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