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Harnilton-William Hamilton

Stranraer-Sir Hew Dalrymple Hamilton
Helensburgh Jacob Dixon of Rockbank

Tain-William Murray
Inverness James Robertson
Inverary-Colin Campbell

11. ECCLESIASTICAL. Inverkeithing-Robert Walker of Sunnybank Sept. 9.-The Rev. John Macdonald to the pas Jedburgh John Jackson

troal charge of the Associate Congregation of Kirkaldy John Ford

Thurso. Kilmarnock John Thomson

17. Rev. Samuel Eocles, to the Presbyterian Kirkcudbright-Robert Gordon of Larglanglee Congregation of Armagh, Ireland. Kinghor-John Sibbald of Abden

-Rev, Andrew Elliot to the Associate Cons Kilrenny-James Reekie

gregation of Ford. Lanark-Robert Hutchison

18.-Rev, William Keay to the Rectory of NusLauder-Alexander Dawson

nington, Yorkshire. Linlithgow Adam Dawson

19.--Rev. Alexander Welsh to the church and Lochmaben-Robert Richardson Montrose-Charles Barclay

parish of Heriot, presbytery of Dalkeith.

22.- Rev. Charles King, of West Hall, to the Maxwelltown-Philip Forsyth

Rectory of Witchampton, Dorsetshire. Musselburgh--William Scott

-Rev. C. Hodgson to the Rectory of Şt Tudy, Old Aberdeen-Professor Paul

Cornwall. Paisley-William Carlile

26.-Rev, C. Golding to the Rectory of StratPerth-Lawrence Robertson

ford, St Mary, Suffolk. Port-Glasgow and Newark-James Barclay

29.---Rev. Archibald Bruce to the third charge Peebles James Ker

of the church and

parish of Stirling Pollockshaws John Monteith

Oct. 9.-Rev. Richard John Geldart, M. A. to Pitten weem-John Tod

the Rectory of Billing Parva, Northamptonshire. Queensferry-Earl of Roseberry

11.Rey. Thos. Lee, D.D. President of TriniRenfrew-- Robert King

ty College Oxford, to be Vice-Chancellor of that Rutherglen John Gray of Scotstown

University Stirling-Thomas Wright

-Rev. W. Harrison to the Rectory of Winchester. Selkirk-William Lamb

-Rev. Thos. Hulse to the Rectory of North Oc: St Andrews Robert Meldrum of Bonningtown

kendon, Essex.

METEOROLOGICAL REPORT.

The weather during the last half of September and the first half of October has been unusually steady. The temperature, indeed, has been greatly reduced, but the dryness has increased. The mean temperature of the last fourteen days of September was 52}, and of the first sixteen days of October 428, being a difference of 94 degrees, but the quantity of moisture in a cubic inch of air during the first period was 0.002 grains, and during the second only 0.0014. The quantity of rain that fell during the former was 0.325, and during the latter 0.101. The barometer since the commencement of October has stood almost uniformly above 30. There is at present a fair prospect of our former remark being verified, that the dryness of the weather towards the close of the year will counterbalance the wetness of the preceding part of the season, so that the quantity of rain upon the whole may not far exceed the usual annual average.

METEOROLOGICAL TABLE.
Extracted from the Register kept on the Banks of the Tay, four miles east from

Perth, Latitude 56° 25', Elevation 185 feet,
From 17th SEPTEMBER to. 16th OCTOBER 1817, inclusive.

Extremes.
Means.

THERMOMETER. Degrees.
THERMOMETER. Degrees.

55.600
Greatest heat, Sept. 17th,

66.500 Mean of greatest daily heat,

41.233
Greatest cold, Oct. 3d,

29.000 : temperature, 10 A.'M

Highest 10 A. M. Sept. 19th, 49.050

63.000 Lowest ditto, Oct. ith, 44.800

39.000 10 P. M.

47.416
Highest 10 P. M. Sept. 19th,

56.000
, of daily extremes,
10 A. M. and 10'P. M.

46.925
Lowest ditto, Oct. 4ch,

34.500 4 daily observations,

47.170
BAROMETER.

Inches.
BAROMETER.
Inches. Highest 10 A. M. Oct. 5th,

30.350 Mean of 10 A. M. (temp. of mer. 53) 29.912 Lowest ditto, Sept. 26th,

28.680 10 P. M. (temp. of mer. 52) 27.912 Highest 10 P. M. Oct. 5th,

30.345 both (temp. of mér. 524) 29.908 Lowest ditto, Sept. 25th,

28.890 HYGROMETER (LESLIE'S). Degrees.

HYGROMETER. Degrees. Mean of 10 A. M. 19.733 Highest 10 A. M. Sept. 29th,

35.000 10 P. M. 9.900 Lowest ditto, Oct. 5th,

8.000 of both, 14.816 Highest 10 P. M. Oct. Ist,

18.000 Rain in Inches,

Lowest ditto, Sept. 23d,

3.000 Evaporation in ditto,

1.550 Greatest rain in 24 hours, Sept. 24th, 0.087 Fair days 21; rainy days 9,

Least ditto, Sept. 17th,

0.004 Wind from W. of meridian, including N. . 14 Greatest mean daily evap. 26th to 30th Sept. 0.086 i , from E, of meridian, including S. 16 Least ditto, 6th to 10th Oct.

0.010 General character of the period: dry and coldish, with a good deal of outshine.

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METEOROLOGICAL TABLE,

Kepse at Edinburgh, in the Observatory, Calton-hill. N. B.-The Observations are made twice every day, at eight o'clock in the morning, and eight o'clock

in the evening.
Ther. Baro.

Attach.
Wind. Remarks.

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Ther.

Ther. Baro.

Wind. Remarks.

Ther. Sept.16{M. 6029.807 M. 601 Is.

Cold, rain,
E. 621

SM. 42 29.446M. 45 )
.879 E. 64)
Very warm. Oct. If

Cble.
E. 36

.669 E. 43) Snow & hail, 17/ M. 62 .879 M. 64) Cble. Ditto.

SM. 35
VE. 571.879 E. 63

.725 M. 41
E. 40
.776 E. 45

N. W. Clear, 18 M. 52 .865 M. 59

Aftern. clear
M. 41 .860 M 431

Dull morn.
E. 55 .693 E. 58

and warm.

3
E. 39 1918 E. 42)

clear day. 19 / M. 53 .663 M. 56) Rain morn.

SM. 37|30.131 M. 42

|Frost. more LIE. 57 .714 E. 59

Chle.
clear aftern.

E.

VE. 37 .138 E. 43 ) 20 M. 551 .816 M. 57

Fair foren.
Cble.

SM. 39
WE. 52

.188 M. 43
.855 E. 56
rain aftern.

E. Frosty,clear.

UE. 13 .160 E. 45 21 {M. 54

M. 45 .160 M. 47
E. 53 .830 E. 56

.155 E. 47

S. E. Mild, dull 22M. 51 .773 M. 55 Mo. frosty &

M. 45
N. E.

.105 M. 46

JE.
E. 52

Clear.
.781 E. 55
fair, rain aft.

.105 E. 48 23 M. 50 .765 M. 54

Close and
E. 50

M. 40 29.982 M. 44
787 E. 55
N. E.

S. E. Ditto.
warm.

E. 40 .954E. 45 94 M. 52 .710 M. 57) Clear foren.

M. 43
Cole.
E. 54

.914 M. 44
.466 E. 57 dull aftern.

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UE. 45 .845 E. 48)

S. E. Ditto. 25 (M. 55 129 M. 561 Dull with

M 45 799 M. 471 Dull, heavy
E. 54|28.799 E. 56
S. W.
10

N. E.
some shwrs.
E. 39 .862 E. 44

showers. 26 / M. 53 .468 M, 56

M. 401

A20 M. 42 N. E. Dull.
E. 52 .468 E. 55 S ther cold.

11

E. 41 .965 E. 43) 27 M. 49 .619 M. 541

Clear day,
M. 41 .985 M. 42

Clear, ra-
E. 461

N. W. .781 E. 51

N.
wind hi, aft.

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E. 43 .993 E. 46

ther cold. 28 (M. 49|29.181 M. 53 Clear, raUE. 44

M. 42.30.120M, 45 )
N. W.

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E. 42 .105 E. 45 29SM. 41 .564 M. 50 Clear day,

M. 43 .102 M. 45
N. W.
E. 421

W.
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14

Mild.
dull even.

E. 15 29.980E. 47
M. 37 .813 M. 171 Rainy, snow!

M. 45
W.
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.935 M. 46N. E. Mild, rain

15 lon the hills.

E. 441 .925 E. 46 ) levening.

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AGRICULTURAL REPORT.

A CONTINUANCE of fine weather has enabled the farmers of all the earlier soils throughout Britain to complete their harvest, with few exceptions ; and to secure their crops in the very best order. Wheat yields well to measure, and the quality approaches to that of average years, though, in many instances, there is more than the usual proportion of inferior grain. Some spring sown wheats are still abroad in the Lothians, and much of this crop is not expected to be productive.-Barley appears to be a tolerably fair crop, but the quality is not very finc.-In oats there is certainly a deficiency, at least in Scotland ; large fields are still partially green in the northern counties, and, in many instances, the frosts in the early part of the present month bave given them that peculiar tint between a healthy green and the yellow colour of ripeness, which denotes that their progress to maturity has been arrested. Even in the earlier districts we have seen, within these few days, a number of fields of oats, both reaped and growing, in which there is unripe grain in the proportion of a third or fourth of the wi:ple. Beans and Peas are in general unproductive, and the former, in particular, have suffered greatly from the same frosts ; the thermometer having been once so low as five degrees under the freezing point.-Prices of grain, both in this country, and on the continent, advanced a little during the three weeks preceding the present--in which they have declined again ; certainly not in consequence of severe edicts against monopolists, published by some Royal economists on the other side of the water, which can have no other effect than to diminish the sup ply of the markets, and hold up the corn-merchant to the unmerited odium of the people. --Cattle and Sheep have improved in value at the late great tryst at Falkirk, in this neighbourhood, there having been a considerable demand from the South. Butcher's meat remains mach the same as it has been throughout the summer; beef and mutton in Edinburgh market selling at from 4hd. to 6d. per lb. of 17oz. avoirdupois.—October 18.

N. B.-WEIGHTS AND MEASURES.-The Jinlithgow boll, which is to be understood in the following tables, when uo particular measure is mentioneil, is for wheat, beans, and peas, about two per pent more than four bushels, or half

an English qiarter; and for barley and oats, something less than trix Winchester.bushels, But, though these are the standards of Scotland, the measure of every monty varies a little froin them; and even in the sune county, two or more customary measures are found, different from the standard, and from one another. The Stirlingshire measure, in the Glasgow table, as more than 8 per cent. above the Linlithgow wheat boll. The boll of oatmeal is & Dutch stones, or 140 lb avoirdupois, and the peck a sixteenth part, or 83 lb. avoirdupois; but the 'peck of potatoes, in Edin

urgh, ought to weigh 28 lb. The weight by which butcher meat is soll, is commonly the Dute pound of 1'74 ounces, the stone containing 16 of these pounds, and being thus equal to 14 stone avoitdupois. Hay is sold by the stone, weighing from 22 (which is the weight in Edinburgh) to 25 lbs.; De butter by the lb. of as many ounees.

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Wht. Rye. Brley. Oats. Beans. Pease. 14016: Dts. Wht. Rye. Barley. Oats. Beans. Pease.

S. d. s. d. s. d. S. d. s. d. S. d. s. d. Sep. s. d. s. d. S.

d. s. d. s. d. S. d. Sept. 1381 1 18 10 43 432 8 47 9 44 10 10 10 6 82 1155 3 46 9 33 946 6 44 2

2076 2 45° 11 42 10 30 10 16 4 43 939 5 13 82 552 4 44 11 32 643 138 11

27 74 1 43 6 42 2 28 1147 0 42 11 37 9| 20 75 5 44 2 42 327 444 11 10 8 Oct 475 4 44 342_31 28 6/47 3| 43 435 1 27 76 41 43 10 41 10 26 71 44 11 | 42 1

Average Prices of Scotland for the Four Weeks immediately preceding 15th Sept. Wheat, 685. 8d. “Rye, 685. 70.-Barley, 445, 2d. „Dats, 398. 10d. --Beans, 56s. 60,-Pease, 561.5d.

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COLONIAL PRODUCE..Sugars. The demand for Muscovadocs, after the date of our last Report, became limited, and prices have since declined 2s. to 3s. There has to-day been evinced by the buyers a greater disposition to do business, but the sales were tri ling. The refined market has likewise been heavy, with a similar fall of prices. The refiners, however, are rather withdrawing their goods in expectation of a rising market. In foreign sugars, there have been scarcely any transactions, and the quotations are therefore nominal. Coffee.-The market has continued heavy; but there is a general confidence among holders, that prices will advance, and few sales have therefore been brought forward. The stock, in comparison with last year, is 2192 casks and 31,968 bags less ; the prices were 20s. per cwt. higher. Cotton.—The cotton market has been exceedingly heavy; a considerable quantity of Bengals are held by speculators ; and, had offers been made for a large quantity, a very considerable decline would probably have been submitted to last week. The stock of every other description of cotton is so limited, that holders would not at present submit to any depression to facilitate sales. The im. ports of cotton last month into London, Liverpool, and Glasgow, were 22,237 bags. Rum.. There have been several extensive purchases ; on Saturday about 1200 pun. cheons Leewards were taken at from 28. 8d. to 2s. 10d. The sales of Jamaica were more limited, and generally a shade lower. Indigo.-The sale at the India House, declared for the 14th instant, is trivial as to quantity; the quality generally good and fine descriptions. The premium on parcels of the last India sale is 15d. to 18d. per Ib. Spices There are several inquiries after nutmegs. Pimento sold last week at 91d. for good quality. Pepper a shade lower. Cocoa is in demand, and prices are rather improving. Tobacco.-- There has been some inquiry after this article, but the demand is again subsiding; little variation in prices. The imports into London last month were—1591 hhds. Virginia ; 590 hhds. Maryland. The prices, compared with last year, are ld. to 2d. per lb. lower. Oils.--The lowest quotation of Greenland is L. 46, and speculators are expecting much higher prices. Southern oils continue to advance. Linseed is slso a shade higher. In other descriptions no alteration.

EUROPEAN PRODUCÉ.--Hemp, Flar, and Tallow.—The prices, which had advanced a little, are again beginning to give way, the continuance of easterly winds being favourable for Baltic arrivals. Foreign tallow is a shade lower ; but the town market was quoted last week at an advance of ls. 6d. There were considerable inquiries after hemp yesterday, but no alteration in price. Flax is rather heavy. Brandy and Geneva.-In brandy there have been considerable transactions, at 8s. 9d. ; but the prices may be since stated at 2d. per gallon higher. Geneva remains without alteration.

British Manufactures. Respecting our manufactures, the accounts which continue to be received from all quarters are still very flattering. In Norwich, the manufacture of bombazeens is so considerably increased, that lands cannot be found to execute the or. ders. The Manchester manufacturers have raised their workmen's wages 6d. on the piece. The trade in Yorkshire is very brisk in woollens and common cloth, particu. larly the latter; all hands are now employed, and the cloth is principally for the Russian army.- October 7.

Course of Exchange, Oct. 10.-Amsterdam, 38 : 2 B. 2 U. Ditto at sight, 37 : & Rotterd 11 : 15 : 2 V. Antwerp, 11 : 13 Ex. M. Agio of the Bank on Holland, 2 Hamburgh, 32 : 2:2} U. Altona, 35 : 3 : 2! U. Paris, 3 days sight, 24 : 40 U. Bourdeaux, 24: 60. Frankfort on the Maine, 146 Ex. M. Madrid, 37 effective Cadiz, 36% effective. Gibraltar, 32. Leghorn, 481. Naples, 42. Lisbon, 58. Rio Ja. neiro, 62. Dublin, 8. Cork, 8.

Price of Gold and Silver, per ozPortugal gold, in coin, L. 4, Os. Od. Foreiga gold, in bars, L. 4, Os. Odł. Silver in bars, standard, L. 0, 5s. 3d.

Premiums of Insurance at Lloyd's. Guernsey or Jersey, 15s. 9d. Cork, Dublin, or Belfast, 15s. 9d. to 20s. Hamburgh, 20s. to 30s. Madeira, 20s. to 25s. Jamaica, 40s. Weekly Prices of the Public Funds from September 20, to October 10, 1817.

Sept. 20th. 27th. Oct. 6th.

1. i 10th. Bank stock, ... 3 per cent. reduced, 3 per ceni. consols,

803 80 81 82

82 4 per cent. consols, 5 per cent. navy ann..

106! 1067 1071

108 Imperial 3 per cent. ann...

795 80 804 Irdja stock,

233 239 240 243 bonds,

75 7Opr. 74 77pr. 100 101př. 1 15pr. Exchequer bills, 24d..

25 30pr. 23 27pr. 26 32pr. 28 34pr. 3d.

25pr. 19 21pr. 22 23pr. 20pr. 31d.

25pr. 19pr. 20 23pr. 19 20pr. Consols for acc. moon

801 813 82] 82 American 3

05 new loan, 6 p. cent.com. 1034 French 5 per cents.

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PRICES CURRENT.-Oct. 11. SOGAR, Musc.

LEITH. GLASGOW.

LIVERPOOL. per B. P. Dry Brown,

78 @

80 @ 84 75 @ 77 cwt. Mid. good, and fine mid. 82

86 84 95

89
Fine and very fine,
88 96

90 93 Refined, Double Loaves,

155 165 Powder ditto,

126 130 Single ditto,

122 124 125 126 124 128
Small Lumps,

115 118 118 120 125 130
Large ditto,
114 116 116

115 122
Crushed Lumps,

70 7269 71 72 MOLASSES, British,

40
40

40 COFFEE, Jamaica,

Ord. good, and fine ord. 86 93 87 93 82 88

Mid. good, and fine mid. 93 106 94 105 89 100 Dutch, Triage and very ord. 76 86

76 86 Ord. good, and fine ord. 86 92

84 91 Mid. good, and fine mid. 92 104

92 101 St Domingo,

90 93 85 91 PIMENTO (in Bond),

8.} 9 9 095 SPIRITS, Jamaica Rum, 16 O. P. 3s 6d 3s 8d 3s 4 35 63s 2 38 4 | galle Brandy,

7 6 7 9 Geneva,

3 jo 4 0 Grain Whisky,

7 0 7 3 WIXES, Claret, 1st Growths,

50

hhd. Portugal Red, 38 45

pipe. Spanish White, 30 46

butt. Teneriffe, 30 35

pipe. Madeira,

60 70 LOGWOOD, Jamaica,

£8 £8 10 £8 0 £8 10 £8 5 £8 15 ton. Honduras,

8
9 8 10

8 15 9 5
Campeachy,

9 10 9 0 10 0 9 10 9 15 PUSTIC, Jamaica,

12 13 | 12 10 13 0 12 0 13 10 Cuba,

17

17 0 17 10 INDIGO, Caraccas fine,

9s 6d Ils 6 88 6 9s 6 9s Olls 6 Ib. TIMBER, American Pine,

2 3 2 5

2 3 2 4 foot. Ditto Oak,

5 2 Christiansand (duties paid), 2 4 2 5 Honduras Mahogany,

oll 1 1 0 10 1 8 10 1 4 St Domingo ditto,

1 2 3 0 1 9 2 3 TAR, American,

17 0

br). Archangel,

20

19 O 210 PITCH, Foreign,

cwt. TALLOW, Russia Yellow Candle, 67

69

68 69 Home melted,

68 HEMP, Riga Rhine,

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4: FLAX, Riga Thies. and Druj. Rak. 68 Dutch,

50 120 Irish,

52 53 Mats, Archangel,

E6 £6 6 BRISTLES, Petersburgh Firsts, 16 10 £17

cwt. ASHES, Petersburgh Pearl,

63s Montreal ditto,

64s 66s 60s 62s

478 459 47s 16s 478 0 OIL, Whale,

46s

47 46 47 48 tun. Cod, 55(p.brl)

Uncertain. TOBACCO, Virginia fine,

10

11 08 09 ļb. middling, 9 94 9

0 510 6 inferior,

8! 8

6 0405 COTTOxs, Bowed Georgia,

8 110 1 7 1 104 Sea Island, fine,

8 2 10 2 64 2 8 good,

27 2 4 26 middling,

2 3 25 111 Demerara and Berbice,

2 0 2 3 110 2 281 West India,

1 10

2 0 19 1 10 Pernambuco,

2 2 2 3 2 2} 2 3 Maranham,

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