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No. of PERSONS
CONVICTED

NATURE OF THE CRIMES.

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Brought forward
Larceny on Navigable Rivers, &c. to the va-
lue of 40s. .....

of Naval Stores, to the value of 208..
from Bleaching Grounds, &c.

froin the Person
Letters containing Bank Notes, &c. Secreting
and Stealing

Sending Threateving
Mail Robbery
Manslaughter
Murder

Shooting, Stabbing, and admini: tering
Poison, with intent to

concealing the Birth of their Infants
Oath, Unlawful, taking and administering
Perjury
Piracy
Prisoners of War, aiding the Escape of
Rape, &c.

Assanlt, with intent to comnit
Riot, and feloniously deniolishing Buildings
Robbery on the Person, on the Highway, and

other Places
Sacrilege
Sheep Stealing, and Killing with intent to Stea!
Sodomy

Assault, with intent to commit, and
other Unnatnral Ofiences
Stolen Goods, Receiving.
Treason, High
Transports, being at large, &c.
Felony, and Misdemeacor, &c. (not otherwise

described)

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Total convicted and commitied, in caclı year 3,158 8,958 5,146 Number of Persons, charged with Criminal

Brought forward 769 519) Offences, committed for Triul to the dif.

Gloucester ferent Gaols in Englund and li'ales, du inn the Years 1810 and 1818.

(Bristol) ISIO.! 1818.

Hants Anglesea

1 Hereford. Bedford

22 75 Herts Berks ....

53 180 Huntingdon. Brecon 5 22 Keut

991 Bucks

47 83 Lancaster Cambridge

19 99 Leicester Cardigan

3 23 Lincoln Carmarthen,

10 55 Nerioneti Carnarvor):

15 Middlesex Chester 83 263 Moumouth

17 Cordwall 38 135 Montgomery

13 Cumberland

32 50 Nortolk Denbigh

91 S3 Northampton ..

37 Derby 113

57

Northinnberland
Devon

147
416 Nottingham

07
Dorset
37 120 Oxford

32 Durham

35 76 Pembroke Essex

103
S12
Radnor

9 pliit...

5
11

Rutland
Glamorgan

39 Salop Carried forward.... 2629,120

Carried forward.... 3,907 9.917

563 1,971
53
08

1 1,494 2,603

32

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1910. 1818.

Number of Persons Executed in each Yeut, Brought forward ..3,907 9,917

from 1749 to 1818. Somerset..

118

470 Stafford

13+

1749
1+ 1784

56 Sudok

1161
238
1750

56 1785 ...... 97 Surrey.

9431
5.5? 1751

63 1786 ...... 56) Sissex

66 232

1752

47
1787

92 Warwick .. 169 579 1753

41

1788 ...... 25 Westmoreland

1 16 1754

54 1789 ...... 26 Wilts ..

78
260 1755 ...... 21 1790

33 Worcester

66 939

1756
15 1791

...... 34 York

2481
669 1757 •••... 16

1792 ...... 26 1753 ...... 20

1793 ..... 16 Total ......5,1.401 13.567

1759

6
1794

7 1709) ...... 10 1795

22 Total Num'er of Persons Erecutrd.

1761
17 1796

23 Nature of the Crimes. 1910.1 18:9.

1762 ......

15
1797

19 Arson, and other wilful Barn

1763 .. 32 1793 ..... 19 ing of Property

3
1764.
S1 1799

24
19
1765 ...... 26 18:0

..,... 19 Caitle Stealing

1 1
1766
20 1801

14 Coin, nistering counterfeit (hav.

1767 ...... 22 1802 ing becu before convicted

1769 ...... 97 1203 as a common nitterer)

1
1769 ... 24 180+

8 Forgery, and Uttering

18
1770..... 49 1803

10 Horse Stealing

4 1
1771
34 1806

13 Larreny in a Dwelling-louse,

1772

37 1807 to the value of 103,

1 4 4
1773 ....., 32 1808

5 on a Navigable River,

1774 ...... 32 1809

8 to the value ot' 40s.

2
177) ...... 46 1810

13 dloriler

9 13
1776

33
1811.....

17 Shooting, Stabbing,

1777

S2 1812 ...... 19 and administering Poison,

1778

33
1613......

17 with inícut to

1
1779

23

181..... 21 Robbery on the Person, on the

1780.....
50 1815

11 Highway, and other Places 13

1781

1816..... 29 Rape

1
1782

45

1817 ...... 16 Sheep Stcaling

1 14
1783

1818

21 Sodomy

4 1 Transports, being at large, &c.

1

Burglary, Housebreaking, &c. 16

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NEW PATENTS AND MECHANICAL INVENTIONS.

To Mr. Henry Brown, of Derby, for be otherwise occasioned by the ordi

Improvements in the Construction of nary combustion of the fuel, when the Boilers, wherrby a considerable saring smoke and gas are suffered to escapé. of Frel is effected, and Smoke rapidly The same contrivance is applicable consumeid.- July 1821.

also to waggon-shaped boilers, and TUIS

troduction of an additional tebe similar manner to that above described. w be filled with water by means of It is also further proposed to contract pipes passing from the boiler, which the fire-place by constructing a case to 1ghe, by being carried through the contain water, which shall surround furnace under the boiler, causes the fire; leaving a small aperture at incréased surface of water to be pre- the lower part of the back communi. sented to the action of the fire, and cating with the flues, by which the unthus effects an economy

the 2011- consumed smoke and vapour may sumption of fuel; beside which, by pass into the fucs, and round the causing an interruption to the direct boiler as usual. It is particularly obdraught of the fire, and thereby tarn- served, that the fuel should not be ing the fame, the smoke and gas conducted to the back part of the furemitted become consumed, and pró- nace until its gas is fully consumed. duce a more intense hcat than would London Journal.

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TO ALEXANDER GORDON, and DAVID which screws down to a shoulder to

GORDON, of Edinburgh; for certain close the orifice from whence the lamp Improvements and Additions in the is filled, and pierce an air-hole at the Construction of Lamps, and of Compo- second or third thread of the male sitions and Materials to be burned in the screw, by which means the said airLamps, and which may also be burned hole can be uncovered, by unscrewing in other Lamps.—Jan. 14, 1822. the cap two or three turns, and without

The improvements and additions in taking off the cap altogether, except the construction of lamps are intended when the lamp is to be supplied will for the purpose of burning alcohol or inflammable fluid. spirits of wine; the liquor obtained from The compositions and materials to wood, commonly called naphtha or be burned in the lamps, and which may spirit of wood; the essential oils or also be burned in other lamps, are compositions of the above-mentioned composed of alcohol or spirits of wine, spirits; with such of the essential oils with an admixture of certain essenas are most easily soluble therein, and tial oils, as for instance, oil of juniper, generally for the burning of all com- camphor, the essential oil of tar, and bustible fluids which are inflammable such other of the essential oils as are at a low temperature, and wbich do most soluble in alcohol, the relative not require a combustible wick to raise proportions of the two fluids or matctheir temperature to a point at which rials being regulated according to the inflammation would take place, or to description of lamp for burning the continue their inflamination. The im- same, or to the use for which it may provements consist in employing be intended; nevertheless, the relative wicks, made of metal or glass, instead proportions of the fluids or materials of cotton or thread, or any substance above mentioned, they should recomusually termed combustible ; and for mend to be five, six, or seven parts of that purpose they prefer platina, gold, alcohol to one of essential oil; but silver, copper, or glass, spun or drawn these proportions may be varied acinto very fino threads or capillary cording as circumstances may require, tubes, collected into a bundle, and such as the strength of the alcohol or surrounded by a picce of metal-wire the use that is intended with the lamp. gauze, or by a piece of fine metal- Alcohol by itself is nearly pure hydrowire bound round them in a spiral gen, so that, when burning, it gives only direction; or the wicks may be formed a pale blue light; the essential oils of metal-wire or tubes, or spun glass, when buruing give much light; but, in any way, and in any desirable unless they are carefully burned in shape, so that the effect of capillary lamps peculiarly constructed, they attraction may be preserved suffi- produce much smoke, and would be ciently to raise or draw up the com- apt to leave a considerable deposition bustible fluid to the situation where it of carbonaceous matter upon the wicks, is to be inflamed. The wicks thus whilst the composition described constructed, are inscrted through a above will be found to give considerapipe or tube in the manner of common ble light, without any sensible smoke, lamps with cotton wicks: wey recom- and leaving little or no deposit upon mend that the top of the wick or the wicks. Another of the composiwicks be covered by a cap when the tions to burn in lamps is made with the lamp is not in use, to prevent the eva- fluid herein before mentioned, usually poration of the combustible fluid, and called naphtha or spirit of wood, and to prevent dust from settling on the which fluid they combine with the es. wick. As the substances intended to sential oils in about the same propor'be burned in the said lamps are tions as above mentioned for the essenextremely volatile and inflammable, tial oils with alcohol. they recommend that the orifice from The patentees conceives that their whence the lamp is to be filled with the improved lamps, with incombustible fluid may be situated at the greatest wicks, will be found economical, and convenient distance from the wick or have many advantages over spiritwicks. They further recommend that lamps as hitherto constructed, from the an air-hole may also be formed at the durability of the wick and the equabi. greatest convenient distance from the lity of the flame; nearly the same adwick or wicks; both of these orifices vantages will be found in the lamps to be closely stopped when the lamp when burning the essential oils, prois not in use. They usually have a cap vided the lamps are constructed, lesides baving metallic or glass wicks, time without any attention being paid according to any of the present known to them, except to maintain the supply improved methods for consuming, as of combustible composition; which they much as possible, the smoke; and their conceive will render the lamp peculiinproved lamps, when supplied with arly valuable in many situations, parthe compositions above described, may ticularly for sea-lights on places frebe kept burning for a great length of quently inaccessible.- Repertory.

NEW MUSIC AND THE DRAMA.

Mozart's Celebrated Grand Symphony, the highest terms of this composition,

adapled for the Piuno-Forte, with it at least claims our favourable acAccompaniments for a Flute, Violin, knowledgment as a body of ingenious and Violoncello, (ad libitum;) 7 S. F. and soundly-constructed harmony. The Rimbault. 6s.

passages of the air sometimes include THIS adaptation of Mozart's truly- intervals that are somewhat strained,

celebrated symphony may justly and, indeed, not perfectly vocal; but be ranked among the better descrip- the several parts of the quartett are tion of compositions readily modified put together with a skill that demonfrom pre-existent productions. Its strates the possession of much genuine present form is honourable to Mr. science. If, on the whole, this comRimbault's well-known talents, in as position would not sanction our promuch as it constitutes an excellent bouncing Mr. Major to be a great piano-forte piece, and might, with no melodist, it would bear us out in sayimpropriety, be styled a piano-forte ing, that he is a real master in the art Sonata, so perfectly is it adapted to keyed of harmonic combination, and that he instruments. But the praise due to has given a lucid proof of bis ingenuity the skill Mr. R. has displayed in this in disposing of the materials he has newly-modelled symphony is not limi- employed. ted to his judicious disposition of the Constancy, a Canzonet, by George Vinpassages, with regard to their accom

cent Duval, esq. 28. modation to piano-fo: te execution ; the This canzonet is, in fact, a ballad of science and ingenuity with which he thrce verscs, the last of wbich is harhas arranged and incorporated the monized as a duett. We lind nothing three-fold accompaniments have strong in its melody to distinguish it from the claims to our particular notice. In general songs of the day, nor is the their separate construction he has barmonization of the third verse evinced his knowledge of their powers marked by any extraordinary eviand characters; and, in their combina- dences of science or ingenuity, Its tion, proved his judgment in that pro. chief deficiency as an air is, that it vince of a composer's art which re- wants particularity or identity of chaspects the harmonic result of a plura- racter, without which, no creativo lity of instruments. In the various power of the composer can ever be movements, which are not fewer than cven suspected. Of the accompanifour, we find many striking and even ment to this canzonet, we can only say, splendid ideas, intermixed and relieved that its chief feature is its monotony. by soft and delicate touches, which, The constant reiteration of three semiwhile they mark the genius of the quavers in the arpeggio style, preceded great German composer, interest and be a semi-quaver rest, carries with it delight the attentive auditor, and an indication of great poverty of invenprove the taste of the modifier, both in tion; and, we beg to assure Mr. Duval, the choice be bas made, and the that, in the present instance, it is manner in which he has even heigh- much more latiguing than gratifying. tened the effect intended by the origi- A Greek National Air, arranged as a nal author.

Duett for two Performers on the same “Yes, I have lov'd the Minstrels Piano-Forte. ls. Struin," an Answer to Anacreon This air is first given in its single and Moore's Farewell to his Harp.a simple state, and then harmonized as Melody and Quartett, sung by Mrs. a piece for four bands. The melody in Ashe, at Bath, and Master Turle, itself is of the most easy and unlaMr. Goss, Mr. Vaughan, and Mr. J. boured kind. Sixteen bars comprise B. Sale, at Mr. Goss's Concerts. the whole of it, and the car is never If , as a melody, we cannot speak in carried out of tho original key. The

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two parts are not ill-arranged, nor do become unpopular: we only mean to 1hey display much scienic. It is, remark, that its success this season however, no trivial praise of the public has not, hitherto, equalled its deserts; cation to say, that it is pleasant to the and to express onr hope, that ere the auditor; and, to the young performer, arrival of the summer recess, the will prove a profitable practice. taste anı patronage of the forers of

the drama will compensate for the COVENT-GARDEN. Though the partial neglect sustained by this elodrama bas evidentiy, since thic com- gant and well-appointed establishmencement of the present season,

meut. assumed an interest of which it could DRURY-LANE. - This old arcba, not boast during the last, the two where a Garrick and a Pritchard, a national theatres have not equally par- John Keinble, a Siddons, and a taken of the advantage of this favour- Jordan, have so renownedly exerted able change. The varieties presented their powers, and conquered, or contre to the public by the Covent-Garden manded, the passions of their auditos, management, and the talents displayed continues its brilliant carcer; and by in the performances of Mr. Charles the very distinguished acting of Vr. Kemble and Miss F. II. Kelly, in Kean, Mr. Young, Mr. Elliston, and Romeo and Juliet, and Mr. Macrcady the high vocal pretensions of Mr. in Venice Preserved, and a diversity of Bralium, Madame Vestris, and Mrs. other pieces, have been more suc- Austin, aided by the extraordivary cessful, as serving to ensure the ap- precosity of histrionic abilities exhi. plause of their auditors, than as draw. bited by Miss Clara Fisher, promise ing splendid and crowded houses. to carry the liberal and indefatigable Even the novelties of a new opera, manager triumphantly through the in three arts, entitled Ninii Marim, season. The noveltics produced at and founded on the humorous, spin this theatre, in the divertisement rited, and vivacions, povel of that called the Halt of the Caravan; and the name, (written by the ingenious Mr. new three-act opera of A Tale of Peacock,) and a tragedy, (from the ot!Times, (in the latter of whici, pen of Mr. Shields,) called, the Hu- Mr. Braham, Mrs. Austin, aud uuenot, have faiied of attracting that Madaine Vestris, almost surpass themattention which was to have been hopeil selves,) have contributed, jo no liglit from the distinguisbed merit of the degree, to the splendid success with production from which the plot and which the ardent lessee is persisting incidents of thic first was taken, and in his efforts to gratify the town. the tried and well-known talents of The constellation of talents with the author of the second. But the which he has surrounded himseli, most elegant and enlightened, as well seems to have put him in a condition as the light and less refineil, of our to defy, at least for the present scason, public amusements, arc, it would the caprices of fortune and of fashion, seem, subject to iníluence of fashion; and to secure to the great concern and that to deserve, is not always to with which be lias linked himself and ensure prinie patronage. Wc, how- his interests, that favourable and lusever, would by no means be under- trous result due to his abilities as an stood to say, that the theatre of which actor; and his taste, judgment, and we are now spcahing bas absolutely assiduity, as a manager.

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