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Acres. R. P. about 22,283 acres of heath and open land, Total incloscd land 34,400 1 on which there are no trees of any age or Open wond hands
kind, excepting a few oak and beech pollards on the waites
of inconsiderable value. of different nid
The lodges in the forest (except those oc2,950 0 28
cupied by the e'n der keepers, which are Open heath and
mere cottages) are Cranbourn Lodge, New Commons, the
Lodge, Swisley Lodge, and Bigshot Lodge ; wastes of dif.
and it appears, by the relurn of Lord Cranley, ferent
in the explanation of his office of Out Ranger, 22,233 0 39
that there is a lodge annexed to his office, Land covered with
called Trys Lodge, near Chertsey (which is out of the forest), now is the occupation of
Admiral Sir Richard Onslow, Baronet. Total open for
Cranbourn Lodge was occupied by his late est land 21,628 2 36
Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester,
24,628 2 36 when Lord Warden of the forest; it has, Encroachments inclose by in
since his death, been completely.repaired and dividuals, from oitierent
fitted up, and is now in the occupation of wastes, but claimed by the
the Honourable George Villiers, by permis491 0 2 sion of his Majesty, but who does not hold
any office within the forest. 59,600 0 0 New Lodge was granted by his Majesty,
with the office of Ranger of New Lodge “ The number of deer have of late years Walk, for life, to her Highness Princess been much diminished. And it appears by Sopliia of Gloucester, by letters patent, in the the returns made in November, 1731, chat year 1798. This Lodge, as her Highness there were at that time more than 1,300 states, in her explanation of her office, is in deer in the forest; and by a return in No. such a dilapidated state, that it is scarce ha. vember, 1806, that there were then only 318 bicable by the servants who are put into it deer in the whole forest. It would be sup to take care of it. There are a hout twenty posed that these having a range over 24,600 acres of grass land attached to this lodge. acres of land, would find sufficient food, with Swinley Lodge, with its inclosures, conproper assistance, in winter; the contrary, taining about one hundred and ninety acres, however, is the case ; and the deer in al. is always occupied by the master or keeper of most ezery walk of the forest, except one, his Majesiy's stag hounds, who is at the are all nearly starved; many actually die of same time anger and keeper of Swinley hunger, and the surviving does, have riot Walk, and circuitor bailiff and chief forester strength to rear their fawrs. This principally of Battel Bailiwick. arises from the unlimit.d manner in which The state of Bigshot Lodge is much more animals of all descriptions are turned out in ruinous than that of New Lodge, and is in no the forest, by persons who have no right or degree whatever habitable ; there is a large pretence whatever to do so, and by the sur- quantity of building belonging to it, and was charge of the common by those who have a for many years inhabited by the late Majorright to a certain extent. The assistance General Cox and his family, but has been that ought to be given to the deer in severe long deserted. weather, is not attended to. The provision Married.] At Hoe Benham, Mr. Joseph made for that purpose is, in every walk in th: Shuff, aged 8), to Sarah Marshall, his servant forest, inadequate ; and in one instance, that maid, aged 25. care accidentally to the knowledge of the Died.) At Newbury, to which place he commissioners, perverted to private advan came for the benefit of his health, the Rev. tage.
William Vipond, aged 35. The last 17 The ruinous effects of the system which years of the lite of this valuable man, were has hitherto prevailed in Windsor Foresi, devoted to the ministry among the Wesleyan cannot be better illustrated than by stating, Methodists; and not only in the pulpit, bus that the timber now growing in the forest is by the influence of example, it may be truly valaed, upon a loose estimate, to be worth said, that he was an eloquent preacher of nearly 200,0001, of which (from the want righteousness. In health, every Christian of care) unly a small portion will be appli- grace shone forth with engaging lustre ; but cable to naval purposes. The greater pro- in sickness their brightness was doubly en. portion of the timber is now going rapidly to creased, by that holy submission, and hea. decay, and ought to be cut as soon as possible. verly com posure, which true religion alune There are now in the forest of Windsor about inspire. And as long as attection and grati. 2,230 acres of land, on which trees are stand Inde retain their influence, will his virtucs ink ; but throughout the article of that dis be recorded on the hearts of all who knew vid there is not a single sapling, or growing him ; and knowing, could not fail to respect, young tree, to succeed those which decay, or tifeern, and admire him. Nie cu: dans. These are so in die fuper al Warfield, Mr. Iboman White. MONTHLY MAG No. 18).
SONI TRSÉTSHIRL. MarriedAl Bedminster, Wm. Vincent, Married.] At Rhydeltan, the Rev. Regiésq. of Alien, Hanes, to Miss Mary Atwood. nald Heber, rector of Hotnel, Salop, 10 Miss
Ac Clition, the Hon. Captain Gardner, Amelia Shipley, youngest daughter of the R. N. to Miss C. V. Straubenzee.-The Hon. Dean of St. Asaph. James Hewitt, eidest son of Viscount Lifford, Died.] At Heathfield, near Swansea, Sir to the Hon. Mary Anne Maude, sister of Gabriel Powell. Viscount Haarden.
At Beaumaris, whithrer he had retired with Died.) At Westerleigh, Mr. Samuel Crease. his family for the benefit of his health, the At Thorpfalcon, Mary Colman, 105. Rev. Edward Waterson, rector of Sleaford, Ac Frome, Mr. James Crouch, 98. Linculnshire, 54.
At Lower Millington, near Churchstoke, Married.] At Weymouth, Lord Hinton, Montgomery, Thomas Beob, esq. foll vi Earl Poulet, to the sister of Mrs. Far.
NORTH BRITAIN. quharson.
Died) At Armedale, in Skye, John Ales. Mr. R. W. Andrews, of Dorchester, to ande, G aham, esq. chainberlain of Skye. Miss A. Luckham, daughter of Mr. L. of At Smidliolm, jean Burgess, aged 93. She Steepleton.
had been sixty-seven years married to one DEVONSHIRE.
husband; and, before she died, 113 could call Married.) At Exeter, Lieut. Devon, R. N. her mother, grandmother, and great grandto Miss Thompson.
mother. Thirty seven of these were giest Died.] At Fursdon, Mrs Briggs.
grandchildren. At Whilborouh, Mrs. Balie, relict of Mr. At Edinburgh, Christina Elizabeth, dos. Thomas B. late of Riley, solicitor, 92. ager, countess of Kintole. - John Canıpbell,
ésg. M. P. colonel of the Argyleshire militia. Died.] At Truro, Mrs. Simpson, '53Mrs. Richards - Mrs Hore, Mrs. Elizabeth At Nassau, New Providence. Mrs. Lydia Janics, 87.
Edwards, wife of the Honourable Peter Ed. At St Columb, Fanny Hawton, 91.--Vr. waras, esq. The inconsolable grief of a Clemon, 87.
husband, the ami. ble deportment of a numerAt Point, parish of Feock, Mr. William qus offspring, and the deep regret of all who Rogers.
knew her, ale the best tribute to her me At Camelfoy, Mrs. Ann Snowden.
MONTILY COMMERCIAL REPORT. AV event, most important to the commercial interests of thi-country, bastaken place within
the last month. We allude to the repeal of the orders in council, relative to our intercourse withi Anerica, which is now as free as ever it was, prior to our dilagreement with our trantatlantic brethren. This measure, which is highly creditable to the political talents of our rulers, has already given new life io our manufactures of every description; at the same time, that it has deitroyed the ungenerous expectations of the monopolizers of American produce. We can now mock the attempis of the French Emperor, to dry up the sources of our trade ; and smile at his endeavours to procure for his people a participation in a traffic which they have no means of carrying on. By a late decree, Buonaparte clearly evinces his opinion upou this fubject; for notwithstanding his principal ports being in a ftate of blockade, he thinks to amule and pacify the French nation, by permitting the exportation of all articles, the produce of the foil and induttry of France, and also the importation of various articles, such as iron, tin, dye ftuffs, &c. The embargo has been taken off Turkith vessels by our government, and thus, an advantageous channel is opened to our manufactures, especially the clothing and hardware branches. The Chancellor of the Exchequer bas fignified, that it is the intention of government to permit the importation of Martinique produce on one condition only-that of its being re-exported. This declaration must, doubtless, prove highly Latisfactory to our West India nterchants, who have abundance of colonial produce on hands, without being able to find a maket for the greater par: of it. Since our lant Report, the following vesels belonging to the honourable the East India Company are arrived, vix.-Surat Caitle, from China ; Diana, Preston, and Ceylon, from Bengal ; Wexford, Ann, and Alerander, from Bombay; Phoenix, froin Fort St. George; and Preften, from Bengal, and Fort St. George. Their cargoes are as follow :-Tea of different descriptions, 1,071,400 lbs:-Bengal piece goods: mullins, 3 189 pieces; calicoes, 37,692 pieces. Probibited goods, of all, and colton 7947 pieces.- Madras piece.goods Mullins, 100 piires; calicoes 67,840 pieces. Prekibited gods: calicoes, 8790 pieces. Company's
, 5178 bales, arid 3 half bales cotton; 22,0:59 c«l, faltpetre: 1 bag Mocha coffee ; 17,174 cwt. Sugar; 1655 cwt. sunh ; 47 cwt liemp 9900 lbs cochineal; 1776'bags rice; 52,425 lbs. taw lilk. Privilege, 73 chests Mungret, 90 chefs Cal ammoniac, 38 chests (affoirer, 9 chests campher, 951 chelts indigo, 676 bales cotton, 103 bales cotton thread, 85 chefts Turmeric, 29 chets Tuiral 19 hides, 62 chelts gum arabic, 75 baus long pepper, 15 bales raw silk, 64 bales piece goods, and 1283 tags of coffee. iri.es of Canal, Duck, Fire-Office, Water Works, Brewery Sharcs, &c. &c. 2012 May,
1809. --- London Dock Stock, 1211. per cent. West India ditto, 1751. ditto. East India ditto, 1291. dicto. Commercial ditto, 1351. ditto. Grand Junction Canal Shares, 1631. per share. Grand Surrey ditto, 801. do. Kennet and Avon ditto, 231. per share Globe Fire and Life Ase' surance Shares, 1181. dicro. Albion ditto, 581. ditto. Hope dicto, 6s. per sliare premium. Eagle ditto, par. delas ditto, par. Imperial Fire Assurance, 651. per share. Kent ditto, 501. ditto. London Assurance Shipping, 21l. ditto. Rock Life Assurance, 4s. tu 5s. per share premium. Commercial Road Stock, 1201. per cent. London Institutivn, 841. per share. Surrey ditto, par. East London ditto, 531. per share premium. West Middlesex ditto, 12). ditto. Golden Lane Brewery, 771. per share. British Ale Brewery, 41 per share premium. Constitutional Ale Brewery, par. Kent Water Works, 121. per share premium. "Tavistock Mining Canal, 1501. per share. Sou h Lushing on Mine, 1201. ditto. L. Wolie and Co. Ca. nal-Dock and Stock Brokers, No. 9, Change Alley, Cornbill.
The average prices of Navigable Canal Shares, Dock Stock, and Fire Ofice Shares, in May, 1809, at the Office of Mr. Scoti, 28, New Bridge Street, London:-1 hc'frent and Merley Na. vigation, 1,0201
. per sbare, dividing 401. per il are clear, per annum. Monmouththire, 1071. dividing 51. per share clear. Grand Junction, 16.1. dividing Hl. clear. Ellesmere 66, Wilts. and Berks. 27). Kennet and Avon, 231. West India Lock, 1741. 10 per cent. London Duck, 1201. to 1911. per cent. Globe Insurance, 1171. 10. Albion, 8i. per fare premium. Rock Life Affurance, js. per share premium.
ORDERS IN COUNCIL. At sbe Court at the Quecn's Palace, the 24tb of May, 1809, Present, the King's Most Escellent
Majesty in Council. [The present order commences by noticing an order of the 26th April laft, for fubjeting the ports of Holland to a rigorous blockade ; Then adverts to the provisional agreement euteced into by Mr. Erskine, with the American Government, for withdrawing it, so far as re. fpects the United States ; then proceeds.)
And whereas, although the said provisional agreement is not such as was authortzed by his Majesty's inftructions, or such as bis Majesty can approve, it may already have happened, or may happen, that perlons, being citizens of the said United States, may be led by rehauce on the said piovifional agreement, to engage in trade with and to the land ports and places of Holland, contrary to, and in violation of, the restrictions imposed by the said orders of the 7th of January, and of the 11th of November, 1807, as altered by ihe order of the 26th of April last; his Majesty, in order to prevent any inconveniencies that may ensue from the circumstance above recited, is pleafed, by and with the advice of his privy council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, that the said several orders shall be fufpended, so far as is ne. ceffary for the protection of veffels of the said Cnited States, fo failing onder the faith of the raid provisional agreement, viz. that, after the 9th day of June next, no vefsel of the United States, which shall have cleared out between the 19th of April lait and the 20th of July ensuing, for any of the ports of Holland aforelaid, from any Port of the United States, Thall be molested or interrupted in her voyage.
And it is further ordered, that no veflets of the l'nited States, which shall have clearen out from any port of America previous to the 20th of July next, for any other permitted port, and shall, during her voyage, have changed her destination, in confequence of information of the said provisional agreement, and thall be proceeding to any of ihe ports of Holland aforesaid, shall be inolefted or interrupted by the commanders of any of bis Majesty's ships, or privateers, unless tech vetiel ihall have been informed of th's order on lier voyage, and Ihall have been warned not to proceed to any of the ports of Holland afo:efaid, and thall, not. withstanding fuch warning, be found attempting to proceed to any such port.
[The order then observes, that after the said 9th of June nest, no'vellel of the United States, or from any other place noi subject to the reftrictions of the order of April last, which thall have cleared out previous to actual potice of this order at her place of clearance, shall be arolefted on her voyage.]
The said several orders of the 7th of January,and 11th of November, 1807, as altered by the faid order of the 26th of April lalt, shall also be suspended, iu far as is necesary for the pico tection of veilels of the United States which Mall clear out, to any ports not declared to be under the reftriation of blockade, from any port of Holland between the 9th day of June and "The it of july nest; provided always, that nothing that is contained in the present order thall extend, or be çonitrued to extend, to protect any veffels or their cargoes, that may be Fiable to condemnation or detention, for any oiher canife than the violation of the aforetäid orders of the 7th of January, und 11th of November, 1807, as altered by the faid order of the 26th of April last.
Provided alio, that nothing in this order contained thall extend, or be conftrued to extend, to protect any vefiel, which thuil enter any port actually block aded by any of bis Majefty's thips of war.
STP. COITIE (The gazelte likewise contains an order in couucil, allowing the importacion of provisions intu Newfoundland, during the enluing 1 thing-learon : and allo an order, prohibiting the exportalive of gunpowder, saltpetre, &c. for dis months, from the 6th June next.]
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Ditto, Sight 31 11 Rotterdam, 2 Us. 10 Hamburgh, 2į Us. 30 6 Altona, Us.
30 7 Paris, 1 day date.
20 19 Ditto. Sight 21 S Bourdeaux
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MONTHLY BOTANICAL REPORT. IN No. 115, of the Botanist's Repository, we find Ferulapersica ; the plant supposed to pro
duce the Atla-fætida ; and indeed, as it was produced from seeds sent to Peterburgh, from the spot whence this drug is known to come, there can be little doubt, when the very Atrong smell of Affa-fatida; which pervades every part of the herb,is-taken into the accouni, but that it is the real plant. From Petersburgh, it was communicated to Dr. Hope, the late profeffur of Botany, at Edinburgh, where ripe seeds were produced, and the young plants have been diftributed to many other botanic gardęus; yet it is ftill very far from being common.
Kæmpfers, in his Amænitates Exoticæ, has given a very full account of the plant which produces the Alla-foetida, and the mude of collecting it, accompanied with a figure, which fo ill accords with Dr. Hope's plant, that it has been hence concluded, that the two species must be different. Yet this author, when in Perfia, took very great pams to enquire is there were more than one ; and althongh the natives themselves believed there were two, get upon a careful comparison of them both, he was convinced that there was only onc species. But he remarks, that the leaves of different individuals were fo very unlike one ant ther, that when alone examined, no one would liesitate to pronounce them not to belong to the fame species. The umbels, however, in his figure, are fully as unlike to our plent, as the leaves; we must therefore conclude, that our author has done right in separating the Ferula perfica, from the Alfa-fatid, of Kæmpfer; but he would liave done better, had be acknowledged that, in so doing, he was following his predecessors, and that the plants were confidered as distinct in Willdenow's edition of the species Plantarum of Linnæus. An onimportant variety of Camellia japonica, in which, part of the filaments are become petal-like. Vetea acutifirra, a new species of Verea, with white sharp-pointed petals from the collection of the late Right Honourable Charles Greville, at Paddington, whose death is a public Jors to the science of Natural History Heranthemum fragrans, a new species, from the Cape of Good Hope, chiefly valuable on account of its flowers being fragrant; whiclı, as is here observed, is a very unusual circunstance in plants of this genus. Wher is here lup. posed to be a new fpecies of Cynanchum, aud pamed biccler, but which appears to us to be a iurre variety of cxt61. sum of Jacquin, and Hortus Kewinfis.
In Number 116 of the same work, we bave Mimosa Elegans, suppored to be a new fpecies, a native of New South Wales, growing ten feet high, in the coulervatory of Mr.
A. B. Lambert, a zealous botanist, and the professor of one of the first Herbariums in this country, which he makes fubservient to science, by generously affording a ready access to all inquiring botaniits. The name of-elegant is not very appropriate, as all the pinnaledleaved species are equally, and funie of them much more elegant, if we way judge from the tigure; the plant itself we bave not seen. Ixia curta, supposed to'be a new fpecies, bust which we should be disposed to consider as a dwarf specimen, scarcely a variety, of Ixim Conica. Ruta linifolia, a native of Spain. Mr. Andrew's received it iron Mc Dona, of Cambridge, hy whose skill and affiduity, the botanic garden of ihat Univerlity, has risen to be one of the first importance in Europe. It is much to be lamented, that the managers of this garden camiot, or do not, turnin more ample funds for the maintenance and increale of this collection; having been fortunate erongli to get a curator, who putients so much ardona in his calling, they may be very sure that the funds would be well applied, as long as the garden was under his direction; but if ampie funds were made permanent, a l'ucceffor would probably find means of applying them to fur other purpoles than the pronotion of feieoce. Callicona serrarifeha, a dowering thrub fruin New South Wales, which may perhaps be a species of the Codia of Foriter, notwithstanding the latter delerines his genus as being uctandrous, and having tour petals, whilst this has many ftamens and no petals: there circui. Itances do not in all cases divide a genus; but having seen a specimen ot Forster's Codra, we - are unable to decide. Ceratonia siliqua, a male plant, and a great curiosity, having never
been known to produce bloflons in this country beture. In the m9.t fouthero parts of Earope, the Carob tree is of very great importance; the fruit being in many parts the chaict Support of the cattle, and in one of the lower orders, of the human fpecies.
The lat Lumber of the Botanical Magazine, containing Tradescantia discolor, with a specific character, by Mr. Gawler, of thirty lines!!! Yet two words are perhaps futiceni ep distinguish it from every other species of this genus. Wationia rusca alba, B. Watchnia Meriana (7.) Watsonia bumilis B. All three varieties of three-species before publthed in the Magazine ; but much moie beautiful than their prototypes. Arnica bellod aftrum: Linné referred this plan: o lais genus Duronicum ; Haller, and Scopoli, to Aiter ; Villars, and Willdenow, to Arniea. In the artificial fyftem, its characters unite it with the latter; tut in natural affinity, Dr. Sims leems to think it approaches auch bearer to Bellis, with whicta genus all the older botanists united it, and be doabts if the mere circumstance of the seeds being crowned with a pappus, be sufficient to lep:rate it from a genus, with which, in every other respect, it perfecily accords. Ancaba japonica ; of which, now very common, tharub, no coloured figure seems to have been before gwen. Most jajnin plants introduced into our gardens, have had a fate fimilar lo this, that of iveing firit nurtured in the hot-lionte, then removed to the green-house ; and finaily expelled to vrave the wintry storm iub dio. Gly. cine a pios; here again the author lliows his forivearance in making alterations, by retaining this plant in the genus Glycine : to us it appears, thet Morrion, with more propriely, added it to Astragalus, but it is probably a genus diftinct from either. Epacris pungens: Ur. Sious has taken an opportunity of acknowledging, that lois former fpacris, pungens, was erroneoudly so called, being a distinct species from the plant de cribed, and figured, by Carapilles This variety is a beautiful thrub. Dr. Sims observes, that in this species it is very evident, that the filaments are not really inserted into the corolia, bost merely adhere to it in tightly, ihat the coralla may be pulled off
, without removing the filaments, fome of which will remain attached to the receptacle below the gernen. In lume other species, though the fiaments are more firmly attached to the corolla, thes may nevertheleis be traced down to the receptacle. This circumstance, as the Doctor has obleived, ftrengthens the athinity to tween Epacris and Erica.
NATURALIST'S MONTHLY REPORT:
Come gentle spring, ethereal mildness, come. The weather, during the present montla vas, for the moit part, been eold and unpleasant;
the wind eaft, north, and north west ; and only for two or three days south wett. There has been auch rain ; and on the 1911 and 20th, we had some foow. The night frosts have generally been very levere. In the morning of the 19th, all the ponds and lowly running ditches were covered with ice of conliderable tickness. The 28th was a fine spring day. During the last fourteen days of the month, there has been more or less rain every day. We have this year entirely, or almost entirely, escaped the equinoxial gales.
It was on the 22d of March that I firit heard the death watches, (Plinus seffellatus) begin to beat. This they continued till the cold weather fet in, when they again became filent, till nearly the end of April.
April 10. The Naked Canty-tuft (Iberis nudicaulis) Ground-ivy, (Gircoma bederacea,) Dandelion, (Leontodon turaxacum,) and Goose-grals, (Galium opurine,) are in tower. The Peach and Apricot trees begun to put forth their bloom, but the fubsequent cold wea.