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on natural history, who is famed when I have done that, I will for his learning, who is a member send to Fleet - street specimens of most of the learned Societies of of this kind of timber grown in Europe, and who is not less re- England. I will show, that the nowned for his learning than he is country would have been worth a for his goodness. The LAWRENCES hundred millions of pounds sterare, EFFINGHAM, the uncle, and ling more than it now is, if this Henry, the father of Messrs. Law- sort of tree had, during the last Rence, merchants at New York, forty years, been cultivated inwho trade with London and Liver-stead of the villanous race of firs. pool. Doctor TowNSEND is the I have facts to state upon

this subbrother of Mrs. EFFINGHAM LAW-ject; facts wholly undeniable, that

He was in London last must interest every man that has June twelvemonth, and must, got any feeling about him, he he doubtless, be known to many of in what situation of life he may. the faculty in London. In short, I have, this morning, measured these are all persons of the first and weighed the post of Mr. respectability in every sense of Mitchell and that of Mr. Lawthat word.

The former, which the But, now comes the great ques- reader will observe, is, for the tion : Will these trees grow in Eng- greater part, squared, contains land? Will they arrive at a good nearly about what is called half a size in England? And will they fod of timber; and it weighs arrive at that size, in a reasonable twenty-eight pounds and a half, space of time? As to the two first, Avordupois. The post of Mr.LawYes; simply YES: and, as to the Rence,which is round, contains, as last, they will arrive at a good nearly as possible, what is called size even sooner than a worthless a foot of timber ; and it weighs and villanous Scotch jir. sixty-nine pounds and three quar

However, this part of the sub-ters. Here, then, is a foot of timject must not be slurred over. 1 ber standing in the capacity of a must do it justice. I have à new post out of doors, and in a gutter; set of proofs, and those most inte standing thus for upwards of fourTesting indeed, connected with this score years, and weighing sixtypart of the subject.' In my next nine pounds and three quarters at I will give an account of actual the end of that time. Mind, too, experiments as to the growth of that it is not a piece of stuff that these trees in England; and was cut out of the heart of a tree; years old.

but the whole of a little tree that that I was resolved to receive no was put into the ground bark and more at present on this account. all; and that was, in all probabi-" Then,” said he, “ give it to lity, not above seven or eight somebody else.” I shall, there

fore, give it to a poor man,

who In my

next I shall give an ac- was one of the victims of the pro"count of the manner of planting ceedings of 1817

He is in great these trees, and shall produce such misery, and the misery has been proof of their wonderful growth in produced by those proceedings. England, that no man can call in He is to call upon me one of these question.

days. Probably he will not like WM. COBBETT.

to have his name publicly mentioned as the receiver of this pound,

which was left at the Office last SUBSCRIPTION

Monday, and if he do not like to FOR JOSEPH SWANN.

have his name mentioned, I am To my great satisfaction, and very sure the gentleman who gave to the not less great honour of the the pound will not require it.-I People of England, more than am afraid that I shall not be able three times the sum, which I pro- to go to see poor Swann myself. posed to raise, has been offered. If I be not, a friend at Liverpool I have accepted of thirteen pounds will go to him and carry the mofifteen shillings, (I am writing ney in my stead.-Lest I should on Thursday) which, with the forget it, I will mention here, that, seven pounds taken from the when the money has been deliJEWS, make twenty pounds fif-vered, either Swann himself, or teen shillings; which, I hope, will Mrs. SWANN, will be so good as carry the poor fellow and his fa- to write a letter (and send it by mily pretty well through the win-post) to Mr. John TEMPLAR, Lyter. One gentleman, who has mington, Hampshire, to acknowoffered the seven pounds, others ledge the receipt of five pounds, who have offered one pound a- sent by me, and that came from piece, will please to keep their Mr. Templar. I beg that this money and to accept of my thanks. may not be neglected; because One gentleman, besides all those Mr. TEMPLAR, in all likelihood, above mentioned, would insist will like to show this letter to those upon leaving a pound at the Office persons who have sent their conof the Register. He was told tributions through him.




Quarters of English Grain, &c. arrived Coastwise, from Nov. 17

to Nov. 22, inclusive. MARKETS.

Wheat.. 7,811

Pease....2,017 Barley....8,293 Tares. 40 Malt .....5,133 Linseed.

Oats. 11,858 Rape .390 Average Prices of CORN through- Rye. 20 Brank..... 19

Beans... 2,308 Mustard..., 12 out ENGLAND, for the week end.

Various Seeds, 261; Flax, 22 ; ing 15th November.

and Hemp, 25 qrs.-Flour, 10,974

sacks. Per Quarter.

Foreign.-Linseed, 2, 125 qrs.Wheat.

.49 8 Flour, 600 barrels. Rye

.29 2 Friday, Nov. 21.-The arrivals Barley

.28 7 of this week are tolerably good. Oats

1 Wheat of prime quality alone supBeans

.35 8 ports Monday's terms; other sorts Peas

.34 6 sell heavily, and are rather cheaper.

Barley is dull, and ls. per quarter Aggregate Average of the six weeks lower. Beans and Peas have also

ended Nov. 15, by which im- become heavy in sale. Good Oats portation is regulated.

sell freely, and fully maintain the

quotations of last Monday. In Wheat... .43 8 Flour no alteration. Rye....

Monday, Nov, 24.—The quantiBarley.. .26 10

ties of Corn that came in last week ..20 8 were considerable, being the largest Beans

supply since harvest. This mornPease ..32 5 ing the parcels fresh in do not

afford much addition to the quantiCorn Exchange, Murk Lane. ties left over from last week. It

was only the prime dry samples of Quantities and Prices of British New Wheat that were taken off by Corn, &c. sold and delivered in

our Millers at last week's prices, this Market, during the week ended but other sorts are 1s. to 2s. per Saturday, 15th November.

quarter lower. Qrs. £.

Barley being now so plentiful, it Wheal.. 7,419 for 19,929 3 8 Average, 53 8 sells very heavily, and is reduced Barley..3,706.... 5,784 19 6..........312


.29 3

Oats ...

..34 1

in value since last Monday full .2s. Oats.. 9,853....11,793 8 0..........23 11 Rye...... 49 75 2 8..........30 8 per quarter. Beans have also beBeans .. 1,574.... 2,869 1 7..........36 5 come heavy in sale, and rather Persero 1,234.... 2,386 18 11..........38 8 lower. Boiling Peas go off slowly

8. d.

8. d.

to-day, and arc declined 1s. per Liverpool, Nov. 18.-There was quarter. Grey Peas are reduced an improved demand during the 1s. to 2s. per quarter. The quan- past week for good Old Wheat, tity of Oats for sale not being large, and on the sales effected 3d. per all the dry parcels sold freely at bushel was obtained in advance full as good prices as this day se'n on the prices of this day se'nnight. night, but such samples as are soft The demand was also tolerably in hand sold heavily. In Flour good for New dry Irish Wheat, and there is no alteration.

for Oats, both Old and New, at

late prices. There was a good atPrice on Board Ship.

tendance at this day's market of Flour, per sack .45$. to 50s. Seconds

both town and country dealers, and 40s.

44s. North Country ..38s. 40s. sales to a good extent of Old Wheat

were made, at the improvement COUNTRY CORN MARKETS.

above noted, but middling and By the QUARTER, excepting where otherwise named; from Wednesday to Satur: damp parcels of New Irish were day last, inclusive.

scarcely saleable. - English and The Scotch Markets are the Returns of the Irish Flour each at an advance of

Week before.
WHEAT. S. d.

2s. per sack, and in good demand.

S. d. Uxbridge, per load ....

101. Os. 161. 15s. In other articles' of the trade no Aylesbury.. ditto 91. Os. 121. 10s.

material alteration was experiNewbury

35 0 72 0 Reading

41 0 57 0enced. Henley

38 0

63 0 Banbury.

42 0 53 4 Imported into Liverpool from Devizes

40 0 68 0 Warminster

the 11th to the 17th November

66. 0

42 0 Sherborne

0 0 001823, inclusive :- Wheat; 4,732; Dorchester, per load .

101. 10s. 161. Os. Exeter, per bushel

7 6

8 9 Oats, 17,410; Barley, 1,080; Malt, Lewes :

50 0 60 0230; and Beans, 94 quarters. Guildford, per load.

101. 0s.

171. Os. Winchester, ditto

Oatmeal, 220 packs of 240 lbs.

101. Os. 161. 5s. Basingstoke..

48 0 - 660 Flour, 664 sacks. Chelmsford, per load

91. Os. 141. 10s. Yarmouth....

48 0 52 3 Hungerford..

44 0 65 0

Norwich, Nov. 22.—The supplies Lynn

36 0 48 O being tolerably large to-day, there Horncastle

36 0 48 0 Stamford....

390 52 0 was rather a falling off in the deNorthampton

44 0 500 mand, and prices in consequence Truro, 24 galls. to a bush. 20 0 0 0

rather lower: Wheat, 40s. to 50s. ; Swansea, per bushel.... 8 0 Nottingham



46 0 0 0 Barley, 24s. to 30s.; Oats, 20s. to Derby, 34 quarts to bush. 50+ 0 56 0

24s. per quarter. Newcastle

38 0 55 0 Dalkeith, per boll * 16 0 28 0 Haddington, ditto*.... 22 0 33 6

Bristol, Nov. 22.-There is a beto * The Scotch boll is 3 per cent more ter sale for most kinds of Grain,

than 4 bushels.


&c. at this place, than has been for: Wisbech, Nov. 22.--Our Wheat some time past. Supply as yet market for prime dry samples was not much increased. Prices about brisk in sale, at a small advance. as follow Best Wheat from 8s. Prices, 48s. to 52s. ; second sorts, to 8s. 3d. ; inferior ditto, 4s. 6d. to 46s. to 48s.; Old, 52s, to 56s. per 6s. 60.; Barley, 28. 9d. to 4s.; quarter. Oats and Beans rather Beans, 3s. 60. to 5s. 3d. ; Oats, 2s. brisker in sale. to 3s.; and Malt, 4s. 9d. to 7s. per bushel. Flour, Seconds, 28s. to

Boston, Nov. 19.-Our Market 46s. per bag.

was thinly supplied with samples

of Wheat, which was brisk in deBirmingham, Nov. 20.-Our sup.

mand. Oats were plentiful, and ply of Barley at this day's market sold at the following prices :exceeded the demand. Sales were

Wheat, from 46s. to 52s. ; Oats, therefore heavy, and the prices from 18s. to 22s.; Barley, 28s. to declined 1s. to 2s. per quarter. 30s.; and Old Beans, 36s. to 39s. Beans and Peas were about is.

Wakefield, Nov. 21.-We have per quarter dearer. Flour sold

but a short supply of Grain up the more freely at the late quotations.

river, and not many buyers. Fine Wheat, Malt, and Oats, &c. were

New Wheats may be noted 1s. per without alteration. Fine Flour,

quarter higher, but not brisk sale; 42s. to 45s. per sack ; Second ditto,

Old Wheats dull sale at last week's 36s. to 40s. The prices of Grain as follows :-Wheat, 5s. to 6s. 8d.

prices; inferior and stale old sam

ples rather lower. Mealing Oats per 60 lbs. ; Barley, 28s. to 31s.; Malt, 56s. to 56s.; Oats, 22s. to

and Shelling each dull at last 30s.; and Peas, 38s. to 50s. per

week's prices. Malting Barley in

demand, and full ls, per quarter quarter; Beans, 15s. to 16s. 6d.

higher. Beans, Old and New, per ten scores.

each 1s. per qr. higher. Rape

seed is 1l. per last higher. Flour Ipswich, Nov. 22.-Our market

28. per bag, and Malt 2s. per load to-day was not so largely supplied with Barley as last week, but the

higher. price was Is. per quarter lower.

Malton, Nov. 22.--Old Wheat, In other Grain no alteration. Prices 58s. to 60s. ; New ditto, 54s. to 56s. as follow :-Old Wheat, 50s. to

per quarter, five stone per bushel. 60s. ; New ditto, 40s. to 54s. ; Bar- Barley, 12d, to 13d. per stone ; ley, 24s. to 30s.; Beans, old, 36s.; Oats, 10d. to 11d. per ditto. New ditto, 28s. to 30s.; Peas, 30s. ; and Oats, 20s. to 248. per quarter.

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