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our liege subjects to guard against every at- land and Scotland; but I can give the tempt to violate the law, and to abstain from most complete information as to the order of society; and we du hereby charge application of the crop as food for man. and command all Sheriffi, Justices of the I have frequently had to observe, that. Peace, Chief Magistrates of cities, boroughs, for the feeding and fatting of oxen, and corporations, and all the Magistrates sheep, pigs, poultry of all sorts, and even tually repress all tumults, rivls, outrages, and of horses, nothing in the world was breaches of the peace, within their respective equal to this corn.

I have also, in my jurisdictions, and that they do make diligent CORN BOOK, given very minute direcinquiry. in order to discover and to bring to tions for the application of the meal, in justice the movers and perpetrators of all such

But we seditious and wicked acts as aforesaid : and various ways, as food for man. we do further earnestly and sulemuly exbort, had not, when I wrote that book, any enjoin, call upon, and command all our liege proof that this corn, grown in England, subjects, of all ranks and conditions, that they would be as good as that grown in do come forward upou the first appearance or apprehension of any such disturbances as

America, or in other hot countries. We aforesaid, as they are bound by their duty to have now most ample proof on that head, us, by their regard for the general interest, and that proof I am now about to state; and by the obligation of the law, aud that they and to the statement I beg the reader's be actively aiding and assisting to all Sheriffs, attention, if attention he can bestow on in enforcing the law against evil doers, and any-thing, with the awful transactions in protecting their fellow-subjects in en- of Bristol in his mind! Every good Engjoyment of their property and the exercise of lishınan feels, at this moment, as we feel their rights, against all forcible, illegal, and while a beloved parent or child or sister unconstitutional interference, coutrul, or aggression.

lies dead in the house : all the pleasing Given at our Court at St. James's, this se- objects around us seem to have lost their cond day of November, one thousand eight charm : our country seems, for the prehundred and thirty-one, and in the second sent, not to be worth our care: but we year of our reign. GOD save the KING.

must again revive : having, in our This is very proper, as far as it goes; minds, strewed with sweetest Aowers but I wish that it had contained a word the graves of the fallen ; having be. or two to sooth the people, to exhort them dewed them with our tears, and having to patience. I warned LORD Grey besought God to bless their parents, against a long prorogation; and I do their widows, and their fatherless childnow implore him to adopt quieting ren, we must again push forward in the measures as soon as possible.

cause, and again bestow our attention on the cares, of our country.

A notion, very industriously inculcatCOBBET T'S CORN.

ed by the tithe and tax-eaters was, that

though the corn might ripen in this I ALWAYS said that I should not care country, still it would not have in it the a straw about the success of even this qualities which it had in America and great national good, unless the borough- other hot countries. If any other man monger power were abated; and, in- had introduced this 'corn, what a fuss deed, without that, every addition to the the tax and tithe-eaters would have resources of the country must be an evil. made with him! OLD MASSA WILBY Now, however, that power must, by would have had him up for a grant, kook or by crook, come down; and like JENNER; and Tom BARING (with honest

. labour, in spite of the efforts of his muzzled and ringed bear for crest) THE LIAR and WETHERELL, will would have called on us for a grant, as once more enjoy its fruits. Therefore I he did for MACADAM, who only taught now sincerely congratulate my readers what had been practised in France a on the complete success of my under- hundred years before. If any man but taking with regard to this corn. I have me had introduced this corn," what pot'now time to give an account of the praises the whole tribe of tax and tithecrops, raised in different parts of Eng- eaters would have bestowed-on him!



But, coming through ME, every effort and the bread. of the American corn ; has been made to disparage the under- so that he has furnished the means of a taking, and, if possible, to prevent its comparative as well as of a positive es-, success. All will fail, however, and, timate. Let me first take the sack the thing is now come to this; that the (four Winchester bushels, for never will cultivation must become common in Eng- I either sell or buy by the Scotch land; or I must, if I live six or seven quackery of Imperial'), and state its years, derive a great fortune from it. weight and its produce. One of these must be ; and a devil of a

Sack of Cobbett's Corn........ 244 dilemina it is for the tax and titheeaters, and for the nasty, mean, spite." Flour

215 ful, envious and malignant race that Offal (sold at 3s, 6d. a bushel, of write, or that, like JEPITHAH MARSI,

56 lbs.)...


Waste, in grinding in Hants, gabble at county and other meetings. A devil of a dilemma! But, on

244 one of the horns of which these wretches will certainly be hung. Either the Now for a sack of American corn, corn will be seen in every market in bought at Markılane by Mr. SAPSFORD. England; and « Cobbett-Corn" it must be called; or I must have as much Sack of American Corn........ 224 money as I please to have. I


170 was, when I took a ramble, saying


43 that, the corrupt and envious crew, Waste in grinding when compelled to acknowledge that the corn inight ripen in England, as

224 serted that it would not have the same qualities as the American Corn. That, There, envious and malignant beasts! in short, it would be good for nothing. There, LIAR! Now frank your circu.. at least, as human food; though it might lars again, and send them round the do to feed pigs or fowls; and that, even country to assure people that this corn for those purposes, it was inferior to is "the greatest fraud that ever was barley. Mr. SAPSFORD, Baker, No. 20, palmed upon the people." You told corner of Queen Anne and Wimpole- the good and credulous people in the streets, Marybonne, London, got some North, that “after all your sacrifices American Corn in 1828, and he has," in the cause, you had, thank God, A ever since, sold the flour, and sold bread “ LITTLE PATRIMONY left to make made partly of that, and partly of wheat " you independent.” Whether you had it flour. But he has been continually in ACTUAL OCCUPATION, you did asked, wliy he did not sell the flour not say; nor did you say WHERE IT of Cobbett-Corn. The reason was, he WAS! But if you really have it in hand, could get no Cobbett-Corn. What I go and raise some Cobbett-Corn on it; growed, I wanted to sell FOR SEED; and do one day's work, at any rate, beand it was a sort of sin to grind it, fore you become a forgotten clod; adwhile it was wanted for that purpose. vice which I also give to WETHERELL, But, this year, I was resolved to put Peel, Trench, and all your recent felthe quality to the test. I sold, some low-orators of “ re-action." time ago (10th of October) a sack Now, sensible reader, look at the vast this year's corn

to Mr. difference in the produce of those two SAPSFORD, who had it ground, and sacks of corn. But besides the weight, who has given me account of there is the quality of the flour. Mr. the result, which he has authorised ine SAPSFORD says, that the difference in to publish, he being ready, by his miller this respect is still greater than the difas well as himself, to verify the facts. ference in the weight He can buy Mr. ŞAPSFORD has, ever since 1828, American corn, or French corn, at been in the practice of selling the flour Mark-Lane, for 32s, a quarter; but for

of my


mine he can afford to give 48s. when,!

BANKRUPTS. mind, the average price of barley is 335. ALLINSON, T., Manchester, commission. Of the correctness of all these facts any BAKER, G. F., Ratheaston, Somersetsbire, one may be satisfied by applying to

silk-manufacturer. Mr. SAPSFORD at his shop, as above, BRIGAT, T. R., Devonport, iroomonger. where the four is, for the present, to be BURN, J., Newport-market, St. Ann's, Soho,

china dealer. seen and bought. The miller is Mr. Death, who lives in the east of Hert. HOWELL, B. and W. Bennett, baker,

GRAHAM, J., Liverpool, linen-draper. - fordshire ; for Mr. SAPSFORD has found Charles-st., Cavendish-square, aud Judd. that the town mills do not grind so well. street, Brimswick-square, ironmongers. Mr. Deato, who is also a farmer, buys LAMB, J. A., Battersea, victualler. , the offal of the corn at 3s. 6d. the MADDOCK, W., Portsea, coal-merchant.

MOSES, M., Newport, Monmouthshire, bushel ; and even that offal of my corn cual-njercbant. is better than prime barley-meul, and PROVO, L. Y., Newton Abbott, Devonshire, this every farmer will know, when he

ironmonger. looks at the price of it. Mr. DEATH

SHEPARD, T., Upper Marybonne-street,

victualler. came to see me, at Bolt-court, last Fri- VICKERY, W., Brereton, Cheshire, innday, and bespoke seed corn to plant keeper. three acres. Many persoos intend to SCOTCH SEQUESTRATIONS. plant considerable quantities; but I

ALLAN, H. and J. Sherwood, Edinburgh, must advise no man to do this till a new

coach-builders. edition of my Corn-Book is out; 'for POLLOCK, G., Chapelhall, near Airdrie, subsequent experience has taught me ion-keeper. many things which I did not know when that book was written, and which it is absolutely necessary that

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 1831. : every one, who plants to any extent, BANKRUPTCY ENLARGED. should know. Without this. addi- CROFTS, G., Wells:next-the-Sea, Norfolk, tional knowledge, tha thing cannot suc

merchant. ceed well with any one. I will have PLOWRIGHT, E. G. and W. Plowright,

Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk, wine-merchts. the book ready by the 1st of December ; | WARD, J., Upper Ground-street, Christand, with that book, no man can fail. church, Surrey, irou-founder.

I shall want so large a part of my BANKRUPTCY SUPERSEDED. crop to sell for seed, that, out of my SYMONS, A., Falmouth, wine-merchant. acre, I shall not be able to let Mr.

BANKRUPTS. Sapsford have more than five or six

BRETTELL, J., Bristol, cheese-factor. sacks, of which he has already had CAPPER, T. and. B., Beaufort-buildings, three; but, next year, I will, if alive Strand, cual-merchants. and well, and if the country be in any

FOARD, E., Brighton, wine-merchant. thing like a state of peace, grow, some

GAPP,J., Seymour-mews and Hinde-mews,

Marybonne, job-master. where or other, a hundred quarters of HODKINSON, J., aud R. Dyson, Georgethis corn for grinding. But what I street, Hanover-square, tailors. have further to say upon this interesting KEMPSTER, W. H., Kingston-on-Thames, subject must be reserved for another, LAZARUS, S. M., Bath, soap-maker. and, I hope, less anxious and affecting LEES, E., Manchester, bread-maker, time.

MORSE, W., Farringdon-street, and Swan.

yard, Holborn-bridge, dealer in glass.

OLDLAND, J., Wotton-under-edge, GlouFrom the LONDON GAZETTE,

cestershire, clothier.

PRATT, T., Exeter, druggist.
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 1831. QUINTON, W., Walsall,

Staffords., victualter.

SCOTT, W., Newbottle, Durham, miller. : INSOLVENTS.

SMITH, J., George-place, Camdeu-town, HEMMING, W., Claipes, Worcesters., draper, Bazaar, Baker-street, Portman-square, & JOSEPH, S., Great George-street, Westmin- Margate, silversmith, ster, sculptor.

TURNER, A., Halifax, Yorkshire, carpetWOODRUFFE, T., Ramsey, Essex, cattle-dr. manufacturer.

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The arrivals this week are moderate. The 31.-Supplies, since this day se'nnigbt, of English wheat, English, Trish, Scotch and prices remaiu the same as on Monday foreign barley; Scotch fuur, English and Scotch oats, English and foreign beans and

THE FUNDS. peas, with malt and most kinds of seeds, from all quarters, very limited: of Irish wheat and


Fri. Sat. Mon. Tues. Wed. Thur. oats great; of foreign wheat, and English,

Cons. Ann. Irish; and foreign flour, good. There were

824 83 820 825 821 83 no foreigu oats nor rye from any quarter.

There was to-day a numerous assemblage of buyers; and, owing to the supply being

CHEAP CLOTHING! 1 limited, a bustle among the samples, that seemed to indicate a brisk trade, in most

SWAIN AND CO., Tailors, &c., kinds of grain, a few small parcels of very

93, FLBET-STREET, superior wheat, and a considerable quantity (Near the new opening to St. Bride's Church,) of good barley, with some beans and peas, sold at an advance of from Is. to 3s.; malt 2s.

the following list of prices for cash per quarter, 9,294 quarters having arrived Jast week from Ireland, the trade became dull Gentlemeu's Dress Coats of Medley l. s. d.

only) which they charge for : at nothing beyond last week's prices, with the exception of fine wheat and barley.-Our Ditto, ditto, Best Saxony Cloth.... 3 0 0

12 0 lower barley quotations are adva.aced, on ac, Saxony Kerseymere Trousers..... 180 count of improvemeut in quality.-Linseed


Waistcoats. ......

12 0 and hempseed find purchasers, but most other seeds are next; to nominal, at last week's Venetian Leather Shooting Jackets.. ! 10


18 0 currency.


1 8 0 Wheat 53s. to 65s. A Plain Suit of Livery......

4 40 Rye .....

34s. to 38s. Ladies' Habits and Pelisses, and every deBarley

30s. to 35s. scription of Clothing for young gentlemen, fine,.

35s. to 45s.

equally cheap. The whole made from goods Peas, White

353. to 40s.

of the finest quality, and the cut and WORT• Boilers

36s. to 46s. MANSHIP not to be surpassed. Grey

36s. to 41s.

I recommend Messrs. Swain and Co. Beans, Old.......

37s. to 40s. Tick

38s. to 42s.

as very good and punctual tradesmen, Oats, Potatoe

25s. to 30s.

whom I have long employed with great Poland 24s. to 27s. satisfaction.


................ 19s. to 24s.
Flour, per sack ............
60s, to 65s.

Price Sixpence.

LETTER to EARL GREY on the Sub.
Bacon, Middles, new, --so to ---S. per cwt.
Sides, new...

ject of the ADJUSTMENT of the 50s. to 54s.

HOUSE OF PEERS. Pork, India, new 126$. Od. to S. Od.

“ It is a kind of Analysis of the Division on Pork, Mess, new ... 60s. Od. to 65s. per barl. the Second Reading of ibe Reform Bill in the Butter, Belfast ....100s. to -s. per cwt. Lords * *. The public will, we are sure, be Carlow ... ,.100s. to 102s.

much struck with the fact which the Author Cork 97s, to 98s. Limerick

communicates; but at present we do not think ..975, to-S.

it would be wise to make any new creations Waterford..94s. to 98s. Dublin

for the purpose merely of neutralizing the ....95s, to-S.

Irish and Scotch Peers." #_Courier, Oct. 20. Cheese, Cheshire.... 60s. to 80s.

JAMES RIDGWAY, 169, Piccadilly, and through Gloucester, Double, .56s. to 63s.

every Bookseller. Of whom may also be had Gloucester, Single... 48s, to 54s.

THÉ PEOPLES' MANUAL ; or notices re-

.. 46s, to 50s.
44s. to 48s.

specting the MAJORITY OF 199 Peers advocates Hams, Irish....

of existing corruption, who REJECTED THB 42s. to 54s.

REFORM BILL. Is.; or, on common paper SMITHFIELD- October 31. for distribution 3s. per dozen. In this day's market, which was for the

" This Tract is admirable! it is well cal. time of year well supplied, each kind of meat culated to effect the objects of its production ; met with rather a sluggish trade. Beef, its contents should be widely and unreservedly mutton, and pork, at Friday's quotations ; veal disseminated." at a depression of full 2d. per stoue. Beasts, 3,285; sheep and lambs, 20,530; calves, 145; Printed by William Cobbett, Johnson's-court; and Pigs, 210.

published by him, at Il, Bolt-coart, Fleet-street.

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which may be added, bishops burnt in effigy, and that, too, by the very same people who, thirty-eight years ago, were urged by the loyal, and by the clergy in particular, to burn in effigy that " TOM

Paine” who foretold these very things, and which things would have been prevented, if his advice had been followed.

Of the cause I shall presently speak; "In all human probability, then, the whole the rocks” are at hand, I do not know

but if these things do not indicate that “ of the interest of the debt, and all the sine.

cures, and pensions, and salaries, and also what can. " the expenses of a thundering standing arıny; I am well aware that those who live “ will continue to be made up by taxes, by on taxes and tithes will, while they & loans from the Bank, by exchequer bills, by every species of contrivance, to the latest grind their

teeth and grin horribly, expossible moment, and until the whole of the claim, “ Punishment will fall on the paper-system, amidst the war of opinions, rioters !" Ay; but what then? It of projects, of interests, and of passions, has fallen on them : many of them are shall go to pieces like a ship, upou the « rocks. -Register, 28th March, 1817.

dead; hundreds are sent into slavery for 'life ; and some of these for “high

way robbery,” committed by a crowd of TO LORD GREY, men and boys making a farmer or a

parson give them a few shillings or a On the Ten-Pound Suffrage in Large few pence. “ Punishmenthas fallen Towns.

upon them; punishment did fall on Kensington, 7th November, 1831. William Sutton, a Hampshire lad of MY LORD,

eighteen, who, with a dozen others, Please to look at the motto! She made a farmer give them four copper really seems now to be getting amongst pennies, for which “highway robbery the breakers ! The wind howls in the SUTTON was condemned to death, and shrouds, the masts creak; the curling transported for life." Punishment " fire of the waves gleams through the did fall upon Henry Cook, of Micheldarkness; thump after thump sends her dever, who was hanged for striking to and fro, and the next moment may BINGHAM BARING, without doing him rive her in pieces. The standing army any bodily harm. “Punishment

has all in motion; cannons travelling post; fallen on them, and is falling on them guards stationed to defend the tread every day; but that brings no diminumills; post-chaises filled with common tion of the danger or of the alarm. soldiers; fires blazing in every direc- Many fall; many indeed! But miltion; the rich, in towns, arming for lions remain ; and millions can neither their defence against the "mob,as the be put to death, nor held in chains; working people are called ; yeomanry- and as to making them contented by cavalry, in the country, arming for a calling them mob, rabble, wretches, similar purpose ; a bill brought in by miscreants, monsters, and the like, none the Government for issuing licenses to but the insolent villains who plunder farmers to plant man-traps and spring them will ever think of that; and guns in their homesteads ; a JUDGE amongst these villains are a great part escaping from the bench, orer the roofs of those who conduct the London daily of houses, in disguise ! I shall pre-press. In such a state of things, the sently speak of the causes ; but, at any inflicting of punishment' does no good. rate, such is the state of things; to Even the dreadful slaughter at Bristol


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