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Table containing the Prices of Bullion and Courses of Exchange, from the 30th of Oct. to the 25th Nov. 1814, shewing the Intrin

sic Value of Bullion in Great Britain, and the Intrinsic Pars of Exchange, according to the Mint Regulations for the Value of Gold and Silver at the respective Places; shewing also the extreme High Price of Bullion, und extreme Courses of Exchange, occasioned by the extended Commercial Proscription that prevailed throughout Europe in the Yeurs 1811, 1812, and 1813.

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Prices of Bullion and Courses of Exchange.

VOL. II.

Portuguese Gold in Coin. per ounce
Do, in Bars standard, do.

-775. 1010
111s.

885. 888. 875.
New Doubloons, .

875, 6d. 875.60. 875. 60. 875. Silver in Bars, standard, do.

62d. 84d.

- 70s. 60.705.6d. New Dollars, dlo.

- 594d.

844 66..

685. 685. 685. 685. 685.
Extreme

Courses
Hamburg bills at sight or on demand, per Pound Sterling - 34 3 3 35 1 23 132 132 131 931 731 731 731 431 4
Do, at two and a half or three months date, do. - - 34 90 35 7 || 23 9 32 632 632 232 32 032 031 931
Paris, at sight or on olemand,

do.

25 21 24 73 | 17 15 22 8022 80 22 40 22 30 222022 3021 8021 60 Do. at two to three month date

do. • • 25 45 | 25 0 17 32 123 023 22 60 29 50 22 40122 40 22 21 80 Amsterdam, at sight or on demand, , do.

37 50 | 38 129 139 634 884 4133 8,34 434 083 633 6 Do, at two to three month date

do.

37 100 39 6 30 135 35 34 834 034 8134 133 10'33 10 Rotterdam,

11 4 5 11 6 5 9

110 1510 1510 1310 11'10 1110 11110 810 8
Leghorn, Pence Sterling per l'ezza, or Current Dollar 491 46 67 | 16 11527 128 152 153 153 154 154 5+
Genoa, do.
do.
45 59 | 40 | 54
||292 493 403 404 405 30 50

50
Venice, Livre per Pound Sterling*

46 28 | 47 5 52

24 28 24 23 50123 50 23 Naples, Pence Sterling per Ducat

42 5743 5 | -Cadiz, do. per Piastre or Current Dollar

37 3 39 22:51

1401 103 40% Lisbon, do. per Milrea -

67 469 477 Dublin, per cent. discount Cork, do. -

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* The French Livre has lately been introduced,

[ 494 ) FURTHER LOAN of £24,000,000 for the Service of the YEAR 1814. Contracted for on Monday, 13th June, 1814, by Messrs. Barnes, Steers, and Richards, and Messrs. Baring, J. J. Angerstein, and George Ward, Barwis, Ellis, and Co.

and Trower and Battye.

e Terms. . . .
301. 3 per cent. Reduced )
301. 5 per cent. Navy For every 1001. sterling subscribed.

231. 10s. 3 per cent. Consols) The interest on the 5 per cent. Navy, and on the 3 per cent. Consuls, to commence front 3th July next, and on the 3 per cent. Reduced from sth April last; and the first balf-year's dividend on each stock to be clear of the property-tax. A discount after the rate of 4l. per ceni. per annum for payments in full.

Payment. Deposit 101, per cent. June 16, 1814., oh payment 10l. per cent. Nov. 18, 1814. 2d payment 101.

July 22,
7th do. 101.

Dec. 23. 3d do. 151.

Aug. 29,
sth do. lol.

Jan. 20, 1815. 41h do 101. Sept. 16, Last 101.

Feb. 17. sth do, 151,

Oct. 21. August 4, 1814.-Mr. Hase informed the genılemen of the Stock Exchange this day, tha? the Honourable Directors of the Bank of England had resolved io make the remaining payments on the loan of 24,000,000, for the service of the present year, for those persons wha request it, excepting the last, which is to be made by the proprietors as usual, and to be re. deemed with interest at 5 per cent. per annum, on or hefore the 25th of February, 1815.

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Rates of Government Life Annuities, payable at the Bank of England,

3 per cent. Stocks being now 65, and under 66. A single life of 35 receives for 1001 stock £4 16 o average rate 100t, money £7 6 7

40 . . . . . . . 5 1 0 . . . . . . . . 7 14 % 45 . . . . . . . 5 8 0 . .

8 4 11 .. . 5 17 0. . .. . 18 7 55

.. 915 60

. . . . . 7 3 0 . . . . . . . . 10 18 + 65 . .

. 12 10 3 70 . . . . . . , 918 0 . . . . . . . . 14 19 3 75 and upwards. . . 12 6 0 . . . . . . . . 18 15 7

All the intermediate ages will receive in proportion. N. B. The annexed is a short scale of some of the rales, upon which Government are now granting Lise Annuities : they are payable half-yearly, at the Bank of England, the sume as the dividends, and may be received by power of attorney. The Life-Annuity Act having been amended, they may henceforward be purchased when the 3 per cent. Corisols, or Reduced Annuities, are at or above 50.

*** Annuities are granted on Joint Lives also. Particulars may be had, gratis, at the Government Life-Annuity Office, Bank-strcet ; or by writing to the Superintendant, if the postage be paid,

Prices of Canal and Dock Property, fc,
Canals. . PER SHARE. I

PER SHARE Birmingham div. 301. ,, 690l. a 6951 Hope, 501. per sh., 5l. pd. ... 21.25 Coventry, div. 401, . . 7801, ex div. London Fire . . . . . . . . 20l. Ellesmere and Chester, div. 41. . 831. a 841. London Ship . .. 201. a 201. 108 Grand Junction, div. 71... 2101.a 2111. , Rock, 201. sh., 21, pd., 21. lis. a 21. 125. Huddersfield. . . . . 141, 1os. a 141. Royal Exchange . . . . 2651. a 2581. Kennct and Avon .. . 201. a 201, 105. Union Fire and Life, 1001, sh., 201. pd., 21l. Lancaster, div. il. . . . . . 191. 10$.

Water-Works. PER SHARE. Leeds and Liverpool, div, 8l. . . 2081. East London, div. 21. . . . . . 70%. Leicester, div. ill. ; ..2106. | West Middlesex, 1001. sh. . 231. 55. a 27. Leicester and Northampton, or Old

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Bridges. Union . . . . . . . . s " | Southwark, 151. paid ..... sl. dis. Monmouthshire, div. 101.. .. 1601. | Strand, 1001. share , 201, a 201, 10S.

Docks. PER CENT. | Do. Annuities .. . 10110s. prem. East India, div. 61. .. 1281. a 130l.

Literary Institutions. London, div. 51. 10s. . . . . 971. a 901. London, 75gs, sh. . . .. ., 424 West India, div. gl. ... 1561. a 154i. Russell, 25gs. sh. . . . i... 15

Insurance Companies. PER SHARE. | Surrey, 30gs. sh. . . . . . 136 Eagle, 501.sh., 5l. pd. .... 21. 2s.

Mine.
Globe, 1001. sh., div. 01.

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DAILY PRICES OF STOCKS, FROM OCTOBER 26, TO NOVER

NOVEMBER 25, 1814, BOTO INVUSTUS 1814 Bank Days

13 per C3 per Cilt per Ct.,5 per Casper Chi Long Trish 13 per Ct, Imp. Second India So. Sea So. Sea New S.15 per C1. 3 ver Dy, Consol, St. Lot. Oct. 20

161 4105 31-
Stock. Reduc. Consol. Consols. Navy. 1797. | Anns. 5 per Cel Imp. | Anns. Joni. 1.814) Stock.
961 99-

Stock. Anns. Sea An. Ind. Bon. Ex, Bills. for Ac. Tickets.
27
041 3 165 44 81

- 23 dis.
803 965 166 1511

165 14 pr. ds is pr. los $211igs 163! 21045 380 791,954

Hal 4 dis.

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10 15 pr. 51 pr 654 Do. 29 -033 633 804

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15 pr.51 pr.

63 31 247 216163

623 164 04

15 pr.'5 pr. parlo Ž 64 388

15 13 pr. 5 pr. par 04 Do. Nov. 1 0 3. 2014 3}}

14 15 pr. 5 i pr. 613
2 247 102 1036 703

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5 dis. 188

14 15 pr. 5 pr. pat 164
3 246424563261 3793

dis. 188

16 15 pr. 5 pr. pa 164
4 2464 103 6043 0179

15 pr. 5 pr.fo+
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7 247 64 365 4801
797195 90

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15 pr. 5 i p: 165 8 247 240464 3:05 792965

1881 188

16 15 pr.5 p.105 9500

15 14 pr. 1 5 pr 104 10 ,63 6.64 1

93

187 167

635 116 14 pr.5 1 prilo 11 11 2:51245, '0.3 94

3 96 53 15 - 613

188 187 075

16 15 pr. 5 1 pr. 65 215 655 10791

16 15 pr.5 lp! 164 14 631 103 180 79396 16 15% 0.25

16 15 pr. 5 2 pr. 645 15 - 64! 3|65 4.50 801994 105 154934 93

10 15 pr. 5' 1 fr.65 246 245 631 8096 51 pois 131

17 16 pr. 51

pr. 645

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2456 631 4641

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63 61 180 70706

1885
631

17 16 pr. . 613
19 [2456 / 681 261 80 79lyo
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16 pr 5 pr. par 6+ 22 2443 244 63 164 279

di 183 1875

15 14 pr. 4 prel dis. 1643 23 2444243404 3:15 480 792190 5

10 155 34 dis. 189 1871

- 15 14 pr. 4 pr. l Dis. 65 4* Do. 24 2444 644 3035 Sulon 5.1 1645 13 3 33.is 137

6.15 12 15 pr. 4 pr. par 665 25 2444 3045 216+ $80 96 - 16 15}. ----

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- 17 15 pr.5 1 pr. 665 51
All Exchequer Büils dared in the nionth if Xoveinber, 181.3, have been advertiseilio be paid off, and ieinterest ikercoulis cerkev.
, B. The above Talle contains the highest and lowest prices, iahen from the Course of the Exchange, &c. originally published by John Cavalga, in the year 1719, and now
published, every Tuesday and Friday, under the auihority of the Commitme of the Stock Exchange, by

JAMES II'ETENHALL, Srock Broker, No.7, Capel court, Bartholomew-lane, London,

On application to whom, ihe original documents for near a century past may be read.

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METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER.
Kept by C. BLUNT, No. 38, Tavistock-street, Covent-Garden.
Day I Wind | Barometrical Pressure. Temperature

4. Max. | Min. Mean. Max Min. Mean.
Oct. 26 NW 2965 29:51 29 61 | 51 | 37 | 43.3 | Rain

27) NW | 29'80 | 9975 29.775 | 50 | 37 | 42.6 Fair
28 NW

129:88 29*83 29*84 91 36 43 Rain
29 SW 2978 29067 20.797

Cloudy
30 SE

| 2946 29654 29.85 51 | 34 | 43 Fair
31 SW
2990 29*89 29:692

48.6

Foggy 1 ESE 12994 2993 29 932 50 42 46

Cloudy 2 NE 29 97 29.96 29.965 146 | 38 43 Cloudy 3 NE 29.92 29 88 29989547

Cloudy 29'$4 298.1 29.84

39,6

Cloudy 29.78 29 74 29 7547 39.6 Cloudy NE 2974 | 29.74 2074

39.6 Fair O N 29.74 2950 29'005 50

Fair

5 Squall of Rain. Haill & NW | 29:38 20:31 29'342

at 4 P.M. Thunder

Clousy. Hail, and 9W by N 29:53 29:49 20:506

Snow P.M.
DO NW 30:19 | 30: 20.056

35.6 Prost. Fair
mil W 30'24 30'11 30:162

39 Rainy 19 NW | 29 90 29.79 290803

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Rainy 13N 29'84 29'84 129'84

| 44.6

Cloudly
14 W

29.83 29 75 297952 46
29.85 29.60 29 7 46 55

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129.71 | 29:34 29:556 57 46.3 Fair
17 NW
| 30 29'09 29'995 56

47.6 Stormy wind. Fair 18 w 2975 29.64 29713

51

Kain 19 NW 29:57 2944 29775

44.6 Fair 201 NW 29.5 295 29.5

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Rain
29'65 296 29.97 45 35 | 46.3
22 NW 29.69 29'69 29.69

29.6
23 NW 29.70 29 66 29987

3.6 Fair. Fog 24 W 2980 2970 29 742

38.6

Fogsy 25 W 129 64 / 29.42 29977 | 53 | 40 | 46.6 | Rain

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RESULTS,

Mean barometrical pressure . 29.854 | Mean temperature .........42.38 Maximum, 30.24 . . . . wind at W. | Maximum, 57 . . . . . wind at W. Minimum, 29.31 . .. wind at N.W. Minimum, 25 .. .. wind at NW.

SCALE EXHIBITING TUE PREVAILING WINDS DURING THE MONTH.

N NE E SE SSWW NW
2 3 2 2 0 2

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Mean Barometrical Pressure. Nean Temperature, From the full moon on the 28th of October, 7

29.843

50,77 to the last quarter on the 7th of November From the last quarter on the rih, to the

29.734

S9.1 new moon on the 12th . . . . . . From the new moon on the 12th, to the

29 788

46.76 hrst quarter on the 20th . . . . . .S.

ERRATA.

Page 347, col. 1, line 31 from the bottom, for “ pondering tone," read " ponderous tome ma350, - 2, -- 10

, read “ This doth the saltier of St. Andrew biod.

J, GILLET, Priņues, Crown-court, Flect-street, London,

NEW MONTHLY MAGAZINE.

No. 12.]

JANUARY 1, 1815.

[Vol. II.

MONTILLY MAGAZINES have opened a way for every kind of inquiry and information. The intelligence and discussion contained in them are very exten:ive and various; and they have been the

eral habit of reading through the nation, which in a certain degree hath enlarged the public understanding. HERE, too, are preserved a niultitude of useful hints, observations, and facts. which otherwise might have never appeared. Dr. Kippis.

Every Art is improred by the copulation of Competitors.--Dr. Johnson.

ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS.

On the GUNPOWDER PLOT. have the effrontery to deny the truth of To the Editor of the New Monthly Magazine, history, and to treat the conspiracy SIR,

which has stamped a name on this meTHE appropriation of certain days in morable day as a mere fable, or rather, commemoration of remarkable events is as the invention of politic states:nen, for of very ancient usage, and of universal the wicked purpose of destroying a conextent. We find the practice common scientious and harmless community, among all nations in the east and west; whose only offence was that of adhering and thouylı it has frequently degenerated to the creed and worship of their ancesinto supirstition and licentiousness, tors. I am far from supposing that, nothing can be reasonably advanced among the most bigoted members of that against the institution itseli, which is communion at the present period, any, calculated to preserve the remembrance one can be found hardy enough to apoloof blessings that otherwise might have gize for such a diabolical act as that been soon forgotten, and to keep alive which was charged upon the conspirathat sentiment of localatrachinent which, tors; but it is painful to reflect that the but for such associations, would imper- conduct of Garnet, the Jesuit, in conceptibly lose its influcuce. The day's set cealing his knowledge of the plot, has apart by public authority in this king- met with a public justification from a dom for the purpose of celebrating cii- living, prelate of high naine in that cumstances purely national, ale but few, church. The memory of Garnet has and therefore it might have been rea- been defended on the ground that he sonably expected that some of the num- could not reveal what had been imparted ber at least would have gained in re- to him in his sacerrlotal character: and verence by the lapse of time, and by thus the lives of a multitude, to say the peculiar occurrences which occa- nothing of the king and the two houses sioned their appointment. It has, hown of parliament, were to be devoted rather ever, happened differently, and we have than that the scal of confession should be lived to see the most extraordinary of broken. Here then we have the strongest these anniversaries treated with uncon. evidence that can be given of the Tull cern, though about twenty-five years existence of an independent jurisdiction ago an attempt was made by one party which takes upon itself to over-rule the in the senate to render the day still more obligations by which subjects of every conspicuous in the calendar by the description and persuasion are required establishment of a new religious service. to make known whatever plot or maThe very same body of men who were so chination may be formed against the zealous at that time for the public and state. In spite of this fundamental prinsolemn observance of the 5th of Norein-'ciple of policy so essential to the being ber, are now grown indifferent to the oferery gorernment upon earth, the ecfestival, and thiere can be little doubt clesiastics of the Roman church are bound but that if a proposition should be made by their rows, or the decisions of their for its entire abolition, the measure pontiff, to conceal whatever is communi. would receive their support as a proper cated to them in confession, though in sacrifice to liberality. Taking advau- so doing, a sovereign may be murdered, tage of the spirit of indifference which and the whole nation plunged into the prevails among Protestants, and of the horrors of civil war. It almost staggers laxity of those principles by which they belief to krar that such a preposterous are now distinguished, the Romish party and dangerous judument should ever New MONTHLY MAC.--No. 12.

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