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days before, while himself and four of his men 13. At Shaw.place, near Newbury, Mrs. Elizabeth were standing near it. Mr. B. was thrown witla Ann Andrews, only sister to the late Sir Joseph his breast upon a grindstone, and while in this Andrews, Bait. and the last of his name and situation, a heavy beam fell upon his back, family. The explosion was so tremendous that it shat- In his 71st year, James Oldham Oldham, Esq. tered the windows of all the adjoining houses, of Holborn, universally known for his immense one of the men, Richard Wildman, was so hurt wealth (about 400,0001.), and the conspicuous. that he expired the evening before Mr. B. and situation which he filled as Executor of the late it is very doubtful whether the others will re- Countess of Huntingdon, who entrusted to his cover. The accident was occasioned by the charge the superintendance of all the Chapels safety valve being overloaded.
in her connexion throughout the kingdom, and 8. The Rev. Charles Proby, Rector of Stanwick, also of the College at Cheshunt; a trust which
in the County of Northampton, and a Pre- he continued to execute till his death. bendary of the Cathedral of Lincoin.
- Mr. John Fry, Bookseller of Bristol. His ex- Mr. John White, formerly of Nottingham, and tensive acquaintance with old English literature
father of the late Henry Kirke White, aged 72. had procured him no inconsiderable character 4. At Rotherhithe, Surrey, the lady of Daniel among the Bibliographers of the present day. Brent, Esg. of Mount Hall, New Sanford, in the Lately, Lady Arbuthnoi, wife of Colonel Sir Kobt. County of Suffolk, aged 43.
Arbuthnot, of the Coldstream Guards.
gregor Murray, Bart. of Lanwick Castle, PerthVicar of Ealing. 8. At Chester, the Rev. James Ireland, MA. of
shire, of an inflammation of the bowels. Trinity College, Cambridge, Head Master of the Grammar-school in Chester, Rector of
IN IRELAND. Thurstaston, and one of the Minor Canons of the
At Roebuck Castle, in the County of Dublin, Cathedral; and Uncle of the Rev. George Ire
Louisa, second daughter of Jantes Crofton, Esq. land, of Westbury, Wilts.
aged 18. 9. In Arlington-street, Lady Frances Pratt, eldest
ABROAD. daughter of the Marquis of Camden. Her Lady- At Rouen, as he was proceeding to Paris, for the ship died very suddenly; the Marquis had left benefit of his health, Abraham Lud ow, Esq. of town that day with his three younger daughters Heywood-house. Wiltshire, for which County and Lord Brecknock, for his seat, the Wilder- he served the office of High Sheriff in 1810, and ness, Kent, soon after which she was seized acted as one of His Majesty's Justices of the with a violent shivering fit, supposed to have Pence for upwards of twenty years, with the been occasioned by walking in the garden with greatest ability and integrity, thin shoes; from this, however, she recovered, At Madras, Major Gen. Fras. Aiskell, of the Hon. but was attacked about 5 o'clock with another Company's Service. fit, and expired in an hour afterwards in the At
Grimsby, Upper Canada, in his 321 year, the presence of her afflicted mother.
Rev. William Sampson, of University College -At Brompton, aged 18, Jessy Philadelphia, el. Oxford, eldest son of the Rev. Dr. Sampson, of
dest daughter of Major Gen. Sir Thomas Sydney Petersliam, Surrey.
At Madeira, whither he went for the benefit of his 11. At the Attorney-General's, Whitehall-place, health, William, eldest son of John Wells, Esq. Marianne Elizabeth, the wife of Algernon Lang- of Bickley-house, Kent. ton, Esq.
At St. Denis, op his way to Boulogne, Thomas - At Croydon, Samuel Chatfield, Esq.
Foster, Esq. of Elim Estate, Jamaica, and for 12. Julia, eldest daughter of George Henry Crutch- merly of the Grove, Bucks, in his 70th year. ley, Esq. of Sunning-hill, Park.
At Florence, the infant, and only son, of Lord and At Salcombe-house, Sidmouth, Magdalene the Lady Rendlesham, who was Co-heir to the lady of Henry Harvey, Esq. and daughter of Sir Thellusson property with the son of Mr. Charles James Hall, Bart.
ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS, &c.
CAMBRIDGE.-The Annual Prizes of Fifteer
Guineas each. given by the Representatives in
Parliament of this University, for the best Disser
tations in Latin prose, were adjudged as follows: BA. of Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, and one
Populis Dirersis Eadem Instituta parum conre. of the Domestic Chaplains of His Royal Highness
niunt. Arthur Baron, and Ralph Lyon, Scholars the Duke of York, to the Vicarage of Dilworth in Lancashire. Patrons, the Worshipful Company
of Trinity College. of Haberdashers. - The Rer. William Tindall,
Astronomia Laus et Utilitas. Alfred Ollivant,
and J Alexander Barnes, ditto ditto. MA. Head Master of Wolverhampton Free Gram
Sir William Browne's Medal for the Greek and mar School, to the Perpetual Curacy of Roime, Lancashire. - The Rev. H. Pepys, BD. Fellow of Trinity College; subjects :--Greek Ode, Pyra
Latin Epigrams, obtained by William Praed, of St. John's, Cambridge, presented by the Master and Fellows of that College to the Rectory of
mides Ægyptiacæs Greek Epigram, Epw TE ONT&
1822.] A METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL FOR JUNE, 1822.
Kept at the Obscrvatory of the Naval Academy, Gosport.
The observations in each line of this Table, under Barometer, Thermometer, Wind, and Rain, are for a period of 24 hours, beginning at 8 AM.
30-34 June 1st, Wind NW,
0.56 Mean barometrical pressure for the Month
30.108 for the lunar period, ending the 19th instant.
30.196 for 16 days, with the Moon in North declination
30.162 for 14 days, with the Moon in South declination
30-230 Spaces described by the rising and falling of the Mercury
4.250 Greatest variation in 24 hours ....
0.350 Number of Changes, caused by the variations in the Weight of the Atmosphere...
871° June Ilth, Wind Ne,
50 Ditto 29th, Do. NW.
37% Mean temperature of the Air
66.85 for 81 days with the Sun in Gemini.... 64.89 Greatest variation in 24 hours....
DE LUC'S WHALEBONE HYGROMETER.
81° in the evening of the 28th.
.... 29 in the afternoon of the 5th. Range of the Iridex .
.... 52 Mean at 2 o'clock PM.
..... 423 - at 8 Do... AM.
48:8 at 8 Do... PM.
54-2 of 3 observations each day at 8, 2, and 8 o'clock 48:4 Evaporation for the month ..
8.750 inch. Rain for Ditto with the vauge near the ground.. ...... 0.385 ditto. Ditto with ditto 23 feet high
0-325 ditto. Prevailing Winds, E and SE.
A SUMMARY OF THE WEATHER.
NW Days. 7 7 상 4 2
OBSERVATIONS ON THE WEATHER,
Naval Academy, Gosport.
GENERAL REPORT. This month has been fair, dry, and un- ing the springs a little here. The mean usually hot - the rain amounting only to temperature of spring water has this month of an inch, and the mean temperature of increased upwards of 11°, and it is 20 the air to 27° higher than in any June warmer than at this time last year. So during the last seven years, and 5:0 higher great and uninterrupted has been the heat than the mean of the same months in that of the sun's rays, that we have on several period. The mean thormometrical heat of evenings observed a radiation, like a stream June, 1818, comes nearest to that of the of vapour, emanate from a long brick wall, present month.
The maximum heat of facing the west, till sunset. The abundant this month, in reference to our Journal, is crops of hay were got in under the most fae also unprecedented, it being on the Ilth, vourable weather in and about this neigh874° in the shade. Notwithstanding the bourhood the early part of the month ; and prevalence of upper and under currents of a few fields had been cut and carried by air, and the hot weather the first part of the last day of May, being 5 or 6 weeks the month, this neighbourhood, indeed the sooner than the time of haymaking last county o: Hampshire generally, has escaped summer. the effects of those dreadful thunder. Both flying and stationary gossamer has storms that visited other parts of the coun- again been prevalent; and the insects have try, Ireland, Scotland, and France ; but been abundant and injurious to vegetation ; the electrical appearances of the compound perhaps a more genial winter and spring modifications of clouds in the day-time for their increase have not been known for often forboded the gathering of storms. many years past. The wind having prevailed two-thirds of The atmospheric and meteoric phænothe month from the eastern side of the meri. mena that have come within our observa. dian, the evaporation on that account, con- tion this month are 2 parhelia, 7 solar sidering also the small quantity of rain and halos, 14 meteors, I rainbow, sheet lightthe high mean temperature, is very great, ning on three different evenings, twice acnamely, 8f inches in depth, 24 of which companied by distant thunder; and 6 gales were absorbed by the influence of the sun. of wind, or days on which they have preshine and dry winds in the first six days. vailed, namely, 2 from NE. 3 from SW. This has already been the means of lower- and 1 from the W.
DAILY REMARKS. June ). A bright sunny day, with light air from compass; the clouds very red at sunset, followed the westward : Stratus in the adjoining field soon by one loud clap of thunder, rain, and a strong after sunset, an orange twilight, and a clear moon. gale from NE. light night.
12. A continuation of the gale, and a consider2. Fair, with a brisk SE. wind. A faint parhe. able decrease in the temperature of the air: AM. lion appeared on the north side of the sun at 7 cloudy and fine; and a clear sky by night. PM. at the edge of a Cirrostratus cloud: the 13. Nothing could excecal the grandeur and bril. night as the preceding.
liancy with which the planets Jupiter, Venus, 3. As the preceding day and night. One small Saturn, and the Moon shone in a line from the meteor passed near the star Castor at 10 PM. Sun, at 3 o'clock this morning, wben the solar rays
4. stratus early, and a coloured parhelion with had already given a red tinge to the falling dew a white train on the north side of the sun from 8 in the NE horizon, Venus and Saturn were in till 9 AM. when its altitude was upwards of 40°. conjunction, the latter having the appearance of a A fair day and nicht.
star of the 2nd or 3rd magnitude, with all its beau5. A dense Stratus before sunrise, followed by a ties hidden from the naked eye, and was only a fair and hot day, with prevailing Cirrocumulus few minutes to the south of the former. Fair and clouds in a dark blue sky: clear and dewy by night. cloudless, except low distant Cirrus. In turning
6. A Stratus early, and a fair morning, with hot from the planet Mercury soon after 9 PM. a bright sunshine: PM. mostly overcast with the two meteor was observed to pass under the planet strata of clouds, very sultry, and 3 bright meteors. Mars in an almost perpendicular direction, and
7. A fair and clear day and night, except a few the moment it disappeared, it was surronnded by Cumuli at noon, and a refreshing breeze from NE. a fuint red dash-2 smail lofty meteors appeared The marimuin heat in the Sun's rays to-day was in the evening. The night as the preceding. 112°, equal to fever heat.
14. Fine, except an hour's light rain in the morn8. A cloudless day, and the wind as yesterday. ing, the clouds which produced it from SW. hav. Immediately after sunset two strata of clouds came ing been repelled by a strong breeze from SE: up from the southward, froin which quarter they lightning in the horizon to the sou:hward in the discharged their electrical contents incessantly evening, followed by a veil of Cirrostratus. throuxh the night; and it terminated only in a 15. AM. overcast, and genue showers, with few drips of rain. From the position of the vane, wind froin SW. PM. fine. the winds from the South and East alternately 16. AM. overcast and windy: a sunny afterreigned.
noon, and a clear sky by night. 9. Generally overcast, light showers, and dis. 17. AM. mostly overcast and windy: a fine altant thunder in the morning : PM, fine and calm, ternoon, and two winds, the upper one from NE, and vivid lightning for several hours behind the a clear skv after sunset. clouds in the NE. horizon.
18. A cloudless day and night, except nascent 10. AM. fair, with two winds, and a solar halo: Cumuli in the northern part of the horizon in the in the afternoon undulated Cirrostratus, followed forenoon, and coloured haze at sunset. by a light shower of rain: a fine nigbt, and light- 19. Sunshine with nearly opposite winds, and ning for several hours to the eastward.
various modifications of clouds, the Cirrocumula 11. A fair and very hot dav, with various modi. having been formed by lofty Cirri: a cloudy night acations of clonds, particularly lofty Cirrus, in and some dew. which a solar halo was formed, and the lower 20. The sun rose with a large halo around itwind repeatedly blew froin every quarter of the an overcast sky through the day, yet pleasant : the
veil of cloud dispersed soon after sunset, when the 24. Fair, with a continuation of the gale from large red crescent of the new moon was observed the west, and flying clouds: Cirrocumulus to the going down in the NW, horizon.
westward with a red tiage soon after sunset, when 21. A fine sunny day, with lofty plomose Cirri in the wind became gentle. a blue sky, in which a fuint solar halo was form. 35. AM. generally cloudy, and a little light ed: soon after sunset a lilac haze about 10° in al. rain : PM. tair, with prevailing Cirri pointing up. titude appeared around the horizon, followed by wards, 2 small metcors, and much dew in the night, a brisk easterly wind, and a clear sky through the which was very refreshing to vegetation, night.
26. Fair, with Cumui in the morning, and, 22. AM. As the preceding, with the addition of broad bands of Cirrus in the afternoon; and a Cirricumuli aud Cumuli, and two winds, the upper brisk wind from SW: at sunset an inosculation of one from SW. whence the clouds caine and united several strata of clouds, which were curiously coin the arternoon, but passed off by the upper cur- loured; the red tinge did not leave the horizontal rent in an electrical state. The unilluminated shee's of Cirrostratus to the northward till after 10 part of the moon's disc beyond the broad crescent o'clock, on account of the crepuscule in that quar. was conspicuous to the naked eye this evening: ter: a cloudy and windy night. a phenomenon unusual in June. The deep red 27. Fair, with a strong breeze from the NW. and crescent just before setting, presented many ap. Jofty Cumuli and Cumulustrati in the day: a clear parent distortions, by the intervention of a dark sky by night, Cirrostratus cloud, behind which she passed. - 28. Overcast with attenuated Cirrostratus, and á Sometimes it appeared only as a small circular red gale from SW. yet pleasant till n ar sunset, when spot, at ano her time like two Semi-cresrents, low passing Nimbi let fall refreshing showers of and lastly it was divided in four or five parts, ac- rain, and produced a perfect raiobow: a cloudy and cording to the indentations of that cloud. Sheet windy night. lightning issued from the clouds to the westward 29. AM. overcast and a refreshing breeze from through the night.
NW.: PM. fine, and a faint solar halo in dense 23. A sunny day, with a brisk gale from SW. lofty Cirrus, One coloured meteorin the evening. and an appearance of rain at intervals, which, 30. AM. light rain, and a gale from SW.: PM. froin the pulverized state of the ground, is now fair. Very desirable.
NEW PATENTS. H. Septimus, Clapton, Middlesex, mer- mint; for a certain process for the appli. chant; for a bolt or fastening, particularly cation of prismatic colours to the surface of applicable as a night-bolt.—June 4. steel, and other metals, and using the same
W. Huxham, Exeter, iron-founder ; for in the manufacture of various ornaments. improvements in the construction of roofs. June 4. June 4.
J. Frost, Finchley, Middlesex, builder ; H. Colebank, Broughton, in Furness for a new cement, or artificial stone. Kirkley, Ireleth, Lancashire, tallow-chand- June 11. ler ; for an engine for cutting, twisting, W.Feetham, Ludgate-hill, stove-maker; and spreading of wicks.-- June 4.
for a certain improvement on shower baths. J. Barton, deputy comptroller of our -June 11.
COURSES OF FOREIGN EXCIIANGE AT
19 July, 10 July. 19 July. 6 July. 11 July, 13 July 5 July. 12 July. 15 July. London 25.40 37:14 40.7 12 A. 10:12 7.19 590 6:19 619 Paris.
808 Hamburg. 182
152 42:40 1465 Amsterdam 57% 1043
1454 48.50 1404 1264 Vienna....
40 1463 354
103 58 75 | 100% Franckfort.
97% 1113 Augsburg . 250
994 | 1033 58:40 100% Genoa...... 473
991 | 103} Leghorn. 512
56 Lisbon. 550 383 42
50.20 Cadiz..... 15.50 93 101
814 Bilbao. 15-50
100 Madrid. 15.60 93 102 Oporto. 550
COURSE OF EXCHANGE.
AVERAGB PRICE OF CORN
IN THE TWELVE MARITIME DISTRICTS. From June 25 to July 23.
By the Quarter of 8 Winchester Bushels, Amsterdam, C. F. ..12-10..12-8
from the Returns in the Weeks ending Ditto at sight
June. (June July | July. Rotterdam, 2U. .12-11..12-9
Wheat 42 542 642 6 43 1 Hamburgh, 24 U ..38-2 ..37-10
Rye - 18 5 15 6 18 2 18 3 Altona, 24U..
Barley 17 018 419 4 19 3 Paris, 3 days' sight. .25-70..25-50
Oats 18 6 18 10 18 2 18 5 Ditto ..2 U
Beans 24 3 25 11 27 0 27 10 Bourdeaux
Peas 24 3 26 10 26 11 28 8 Frankfort on the Main
....1574.. 1564 Ex. M...
Corn and Pulse imported into the Port of Petersburg, ruble, 3 Us..... 98..94
London from June 24 to July 20. Vienna, ef. flo. 2 M .10-21..10-16 English | Irish | Foreign Total Trieste ditto .. 10-21..10-16 Wheat 33,176 315
33,491 Madrid, effective... .364..36 Barley 7,639
7,639 Cadiz, effective..
69,925 7,330 230 77,485 Bilboa...
Malt 10,254 Qrs.; Flour 24,139 Sacks. Leghorn. .471..479
Foreign Flour-none. Genoa.
Price of Hops per cæt. in the Borough. Venice, Ital. Liv.. .27-60 Malta.
Kent, New bags ...50s. to 90s.
Sussex, ditto .45s. to 658.
Os. to Os.
Yearling Bags Os. to Os. Lisbon
Kent, New Pockets 56s. to 90s. Oporto
Sussex, ditto ...... 50s. to 70s.
Os. to 08.
Farnham, ditto... Os. to Os. Dublin
Yearling Pockets Os. to 08. Cork
Average Price per Load of
Hay. Clover. Strazo. PRICES OF BULLION.
£. $. £. $. £. $. £. S. £. s. £. S. Ounce.
3 0 to 4 0..4 0 to 4 10..1 12 to 2 0 Portugal gold, in coin 0 0 0 .0 0 0
8 to 2 2 Foreign gold, in bars 3 17 6 New doubloons 3 13 6 .3 13 9
St. James's. New dollars 0 4 9 .0 4 91
2 15 to 3 14..3 J0 to 4 8..1 7 to 2 2 Silver, in bars, stand. 0 4 11 .0 0 0
Meat by Carcase, per Stone of 8/b. at The above Tables contain the highest Newgate.- Beef ....25. Od. to 25. 10d. and the lowest prices.
Mutton..1s. 10d. to 28. 6d.
Veal ...,25. Od. to 4s. Och Average Price of Raw Sugar, exclusive
Pork. .ls. 8d. to 3s. 4d. of Duty, 31s. 1d.
Lamb...3s. Od. to 38. 8d.
Leadenhall.-Beef....ls. 8d. to 38. Och Brcad.
Mutton..ls. 10d. to 25. 8d Highest price of the best wheaten bread
.38. Od. to 48. Od. in London 9fd. the quartern loaf.
8d. to 4s. Od.
Lamb...3s. Od. to 3s. 10d. Potatoes per Ton in Spitalfields. Ware ......£4 10 0 to 6 0 0 Cattle sold at Smithfield from June 28, Middlings. 2 0 0 to 3 10 0
to July 22, both inclusive.
In each Week, from July 1 to July 22.
July 22. $. d. $. d.
8. d. 8. do s. d. s. d. Newcastle. 31 0 to 38 9 | 29 6 to 40 0 31 to 41 9 33 6 to 41 6 Sanderland 30 0 10 39 0 30 0 to 40 9 32 6 to 37 6 33 3 to 42 0