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L.1,443,760 Beer or ale exported for pro.

2,704.736 vision of ships is to pay no

2,414,475 excise.

1,445,615 Forrain imported beer, each
Northumberland, 1,966,334 pint
1,160,665 Strong beer, ditto

15217,133 French wine, ditto

I 4 Rutland, 199,023 Spanish wine, ditto

2 8 Salop,

1,530,060 Aquavitæ, or strong waters, ,
4,055,356 ditto

2,105,561 Tobacco, each pound

60 Stafford,

1,840,961 Every slaughtered oxen, bull, Suffolk,

1,731,763 or kine, of sixteen pound Surrey,

3,646,783 price, or above

1,436,513 Every one of them under that
1,901,390 price

o 13 4 Westmoreland,

425,206 All oxen, bulls, or kine, trans-

40 Worcester,

1,309,122 All sheep slaughtered or trans.

129,985 ported, at or above forty
130,702 shillings price

4 O Cardigan,

175,213 And under that price Carmarthen,

378,814 All slaughter stirks of eight Carnarvon,


pounds price, or above 68 Denbigh,

406,47! Every such stirke beneath that
206,466 price

4 Glamorgan,

561,251 All calfes, or goats, of forty
156,251 shillings price, or above

4 Monmouth,

374,057 Each of them under that

313,619 price
322, 703 All swine

60 Radnor,

118,025 All lambs and kids London,

7,948,825 Every elne of silk stuffe, from Westminister,


five merks value to ten 68 Middlesex,

8,838,988 "Every elne thereof, above ten

England and Wales, 96,627,077 Every elne of plush or pan.

7,653,036 velvet
Every elne of sattin

O 13 4
104,280,113 Every ounce of gold or silver
By Referees,


O 13 4
Paid into the Bank

Every elne of gold or silver
on Dividends,


Public Offices,
4,909,579 Every bever hat

Every half bever hat
115,351,952 Every pair of silk stockins

Every elne of broad cloth,

not exceeding seven pounds o
Listof Exciseable Commodities in 1644. Every elne of cloth exceed-
Sc. Mon. L.
ing that price


Each elne of narrow cloth,
ALE and small beer, each

serges, and other worset, or

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hair stuffs, imported at, or the Second and Third satellites of Ju. above forty shillings the piter will be in conjunction on the elne

20 right hand of the planet. The fourth The elne of baize or freezes, is situated on the same side, nearer at or above toirty shillings Jupiter, and the first on the other Ele clae

IO side of his disc. All cambricks, lawne, or hol.

Thursday, August 7th. land cloibi, for the value of

The First satellite of Jupiter will every twenty shillings Every cine of imported per.

emerge from behind his shadow at line of thread or silk, between

42 minutes and 55 seconds after ten

o'clock in the evening. three and s.x pounds The eine betwixi sis and

Saturday, August goh. in dve pound, and so forth

About 9 o'clock in the evening, the proportiopaily

4 0 Second, Third, and Fourth satellites, Coal exported in Sants or

will be in conjunction on the Western Llist, bottoms, of the va.

side of Jupiter. The First is placed sue of twelve pounds


on the other side of the planet. Coal of the same value exported in forrain bottoms

Sunday, August 10th. Every twelve pound value of

The Third satellite of Jupiter will all kinds of made work

emerge from behind his shadow at brindght home

0134 47 minutes and 53 seconds after 8 A manner of work made

o'clock in the evening. within the kingdom, to be

Monday, August rith. dice of excise. Rescinded Acts.

The MOON will be in conjunction with the planet Mars, at 32 minutes

after 5 o'clock in the morning. CLIESTIAL PHENOMENA for AUGUST

On the same day the Moon will 1806.

be in conjunction with VENUS, at 49 Friday, Auguit ist.

minutes after 8 o'clock in the even

ing. THE planet VENUS will be in conjunction with y Geminorum, a

Tuesday, August 12th. star of the 3d magnitude, situated in

The planet Venus will be in con. longitude 35..20.35'..58", and lati. junction with a Geminorum a star of the de 50'..34" South. The latitude 3d magnitude, situated in Castor's of Venus being 1.15.10", the hand, in longitude 3.-15°.49'.26", nearest approach of their centers will and latitude 12'..19" south. The be 24'.-30", and Venus will pass to

lat. of Venus being 39'..39" south, the south of the star.

the distance of their centers at the On the same day, about 15 mi- time of conjunction will be 27'..20", nutes before 9 o'clock in the even

and the planet will pass to the South ing, the first and Second satellites of of the star. Jupiter will be in conjunction on the Wednesday, August 13th. Western side of his disc. The third is situated on the same side at a

The planet JUPITER is situated in greater distance, and the fourth on

longitude 88.. 28°40'..14", and lati. The other side of Jupiter.

tude 2 minutes North. His declina.

tion is 23°...26' South, and the time Saturday, August 2d. of his southing 8h..19' in the evenAbout 9 o'clock in the stening, ing.


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Sunday, August 17th.

Wednesday Angust 27th. The Third satellite of Jupiter will The planet MARS will be in conimmerge into his shadow at 38 mi. junction with d Geminorum, a star of nutes and 39 seconds after 9 o'clock the 3d magnitude, situated in longiin the evening.

tude 39..13°..49'.. 28", and laiitude

12'..19" South The latitude of Tuesday, August 19th. Mars being 40.35" North, the

: The Second and Fourth satellites of

nearest approach of their centers will Jupiter will be in conjunction on the be 52..54", and the planet will pass right hand of his disc, about 47 mi- to the north of the star. nutes after 8 o'clock in the evening. On the same day, at 4 minutes The first is placed on the same side and 26 seconds after 9 o'clock in the a little nearer the planet, and the evening, the Fourth satellite of Jupithird on the other side of Jupiter.

ter will immerge into his shadow. Thursday, August 21st.

Thursday, Auguit 28:h.

The planet JUPITER will be staThe planet MERCURY will be sta..

tionary in longitude 89..28°..27'. tionary in longitude 58. 19o. 9'..8". The GEORGIUM SIDUS is situated

Friday, August 29th. in longitude 6%..220..41..48", and The planet VENUS will be in conlatitude 33

minutes North. His de junction with Cancri, a star of the chination is 80..19' South, and he 4th magnitude, situated in longitude comes to the meridian about 22 mi. 48..6°..1'..8". 'he latitude of Venus nutes after 3 o'clock in the after being 12'..17'' North, and that of

Cancri 4'..13" North, the distance of Saturday, August 23d.

their centers at the time of conjunc

The Moon will be in conjunction tion will be 8' 4" and the planet will

pass to the North of the star.
with JUPITER at 51 minutes after i
o'clock in the afternoon.


D. B. On the same day the first satellite July 22. 1806. of Jupiter will emerge from behind his shadow, at 2 minutes and 24 seconds after 9 o'clock in the evening

Memoirs of the Progress of MANU. On the same day, at 28 minutes

FACTURES, CHEMISTRY, SCIENCE, after 9 o'clock in the evening, the

and the FINE ARTS, Sun will enter the sign Virgo, and his longitude will be exacily's "sigus. MR DAVI has discovered that the

acid which exists in minute quan

cities in the Waveliite, the new fossil Sunday, August 24th.

from Barnstable, is the fluoric acid, The Second satellite of Jupiter will in such a peculiar blate of combinaemerge

from behind his shadow at 2 tion as not to be rendered sensible by minutes and 37 seconds after go'clock sulphuric acid. in the evening.

It appears from the experiments of

DR KIDD, that the new mineral Tuesday, August 26th. found in Cornwall, in one of the Ge. About a quarter before 9

o'clock venoss mines, consists of 33 paits of in the evening, the First, Second, and sulphur, 66. of oxide of zioc, and Fourth satellites of Jupiter, will be in a very minute proportion of Iron. conjunction on the Western side of A magnetical telescope has been his disc. The Third is situated on constructed by Mr Edward Troughthe other side of the planet. ton for determining the magnetic




meridian. It consists of a tube of account of the instrument was read steel, containing a set of lenses with to the Royal Society of London on cross wires in the usual manner. the 22d of May last. When this instrument has received A simple and cheap portable Bathe magnetic power, it will evidently rometer has been invented by Sir H. dispose itself in the magnetic meri- C. ENGLEFIELD, Bart. M. P., for dian, when moving upon pivots, or the purpose of determining heights by any other mode of suspension ; with considerable facility and preci. and by this means the diurnal, and sion. An account of the instrument, other variations to which the mag- with instructions for using it, may be netic bar is subject, may be easily ob- seen in Nicholson's Journal No. 55. served, and it may also be ascertained vol. 14.p. I. whether the direction of the

magne- A new lamp has been invented by tic force varies with regard to the Count RUMFORD, a description of axis of the tube.

which will be found in the Journal It appears from the analysis of the just referred to vol. 14. p. 22. hot springs of Bath by Mr PHILIPS,

It appears

from experiments made that one piot of the water contains, at Berlin, that the yellow beet root, carbonic acid 1 inches; sulphate of (betalutea) yields more than double linie 9 grains ; muriate of soda 31 the quantity of sugar afforded by grains ; sulphate of Soda 31 grains; any other species of that vegetable. carbonate' of lime 18 of a grain ; At a late meeting of the Royal Silica of a grain; and oxide of Academy of Sciences at Berlin, M. iron, of a grain,

KLAPROTH read an essay on the CheM. Tussac, a colonial refugee mical properties of the Datholith, a from St Domingo, has discovered fossil newly discovered in Norway. the method of extracting from the Its constituent parts are 36 of silex, pulps of coffee berries, a spirituous li- 351 of lime, and 4 of water.

, quor similar to rum, and remarkable It appears from the observations for a peculiar flavour which indicates of M. PORTAL, that in cases of cataits origin. This discovery must be ract, (a disease of the eye arising '

a very useful in the colonies, as the from an opacity of chrystalline lens, pulp, when separated from the ber. and which can be cured only by the ries, was hitherto used only as ma- extraction of the lens,) sight is

sometimes restored by the spontane. The Swedish astronomer SVAN- ous destruction of the chrystalline. NERG has received the prize for last This is a wise provision of nature, year, bequeathed by Lelande, to be and is analogous to the destruction given annually for the best work on of the fragments of the pupillary astronomy.

membrane with which the opening of An instrument has been invented the iris is closed, and which is torn by Mr DUNLOP, to be substituted for asunder after birth. the common quadrant and sextant A new process for cleaning fea. now in use, and by means of which thers from their animal oil has been the numerous errors occasioned by discovered by Mrs Richardson, who atmospheric refraction, and in tak. was rewarded with twenty guineas. ing lunar observations may be com- See the Transactions of the Society pletely obviated. If this invention for 1805. answers these pretensions, it will be


D. B. of great service to navigators. An July 22. 1806. $






REPORT of the COMMITTEE of the longing to such Chainbers shall pre

House of PEERS, relative to the side, such presiding fudge to be ap. Administration of Civil JUSTICE pointed by his Majesty to the said in SCOTLAND.

office, during good behaviour.
Y the Committee of the whole in the first instance into Court as

Resolved, 4.--That causes coming
House appointed to consider the

Inner-House causes, may be brought matter of the administration of Ci.

before any one of the Chambers, at vil Justice in Scotland,

the choice of the party instituting Ordered to Report,

the suit; and that causes coming into That the Committee have met and the Outer House, before any one of considered the matter to them refer- the ordinary Lords of Session, and red, and have come to the following there decided, may be removed, by resolutions, (viz.)

reclaiming petition, or otherwise, inResolved, -- That it appears to

to that Chamber only of which such this Committee that the increase of Lord Ordinary shall be a member. manufactures, extension of trade, Resolved, s.-- That in all causes, improvements of agriculture, and whether originally brought before consequent multiplication of tran. the Lord Ordinary, or before the sactions, have varied the nature, and Chambers, as Inner House causes, greatly increased the number of suits the defender shall, in his defence, disbrought before the Courts of Law tinctly admit or deny all relevant facts in Scotland, and thence by appeal alledged in the summons or other into this House :

writ which by the cause is brought And that it has therefore. become into Court. necessary that some alterations should Resolved, 6.- That if the defend. be made in the establishment of the ant shall, in whole or in part, deny Courts of Law in that part of the the facts stated by the pursuer, or united kingdom, adhering as much as shall, in bis defence, make any aver.

, possible to the forms and principles ments, in point of fact, which shall of the Laws of Scotland, and main- subsequently be denied by the pur. taining invariably the true meaning suer, the Court or Lord Ordinary and spirit of the articles of Union. respectively, on the requisition of

Resolved, 2.--That it will greatly either party, or the Court at their conduce to the better administration own discretion, shall order that the of justice in the Court of Session, issue of fact shall be tried by a Jury, and will be for the evident utility of except in such cases as it shall be Scotland, that the said Court, instead found proper to except from this rule, of sitting in one collective body of Resolved, 7--That when it appears 15 Judges, shall sit in such number to the Chamber, or the Lord Or. of separate Chambers as may be found dinary, reasonable that such issue so most convenient ; and that the Lords directed should be tried in that part sitting in such Chambers respectively of the country where the evidence can shall exercise the same functions, and be most easily obtained, it shall be shall enjoy the same authority and competent to remit the cause to the privileges, as are now exercised and nearest Circuit, to be there tried by enjoyed by the whole Lords sitting a Jury. together.

Resolved, 8.-That whenever, in Resolved, 3.-That in each of the the inferior Courts, proofs shall have said Chambers one of the Judges be. been allowed, it shall be in the opJuly 1806.


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