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no doubt, to the very low prices here, in In Foreign Sugars few purchases were re. comparison with other markets. Large ported by private contract, and no public lumps are in demand for the Hambro' sales were brought forward ; the white demarket, yet, generally, refined goods are scriptions were, however, inquired after. still heavy, with little variation as to the
Average prices of raw sugars from Gaprices.-Molasses 29s.
zette. “ The great request for White Havannah
.29s. 14d. sugars for Russia has nearly cleared this
.29s. 104d. market of that description; the buyers
...298. 11 d. have, in consequence, been looking after
.32s. 3d. the White Brazils, which are ls. a 28. higher; middling white 34s. a 355., good
Coffee. There has been a good deal of 374.; ordinary 32s. 6d. a 34s. ; the yellow fluctuation in coffee in the last five weeks. and brown Havannah and Brazil are with. In the week ending the 24th ult. the pubout alteration in prices, but in rather better lic sales were inconsiderable, but all went demand. Bourbon sugars are much in. off heavily. On that day the public sales quired after.
consisted of fine and very ordinary; the “ Value of refined sugars exported the former sold heavily at a further reduction, last three months, was single, 224,7861. making a decline of 3s. to 58. per cæt. double 12,1501."
within the week. Ordinary mixed and rank
Jamaica, which had been extremely low, In the following week, the demand for advanced about 2s. In the following week Muscovades was general and extensive, and the public sales went off rather heavily, as there were few good sugars on show, the without much alteration in the prices : but prices gradually advanced, and considerable on the 1st instant 371 casks, and 94 bags, parcels were taken on speculation. The brought forward in five public sales, all market on the 15th was checked by the re- sold freely, and the demand seemed much ported large entries at the Custom House, improved, though without any advance : nearly 12,000 casks within the week; the ordinary to good ordinary rank Jamaica prices however were firmly maintained ; 968. to 100s.; fine ordinary foxy 108s. to the improvement in that week was 25. per 110s.; fine ordinary 112s. to 1158.; ordicwt. and from the lowest price five or six nary middling 125s. to 1278.; middling to weeks previous, the advance was from 5s. good middling 134s. to 136s.; good ordito 6s.
nary coloury St. Domingo mixed 102s. The report of the refined market was The public sales in the first week of this also favourable, and large purchases in fo- month consisted of 126l casks, and 1379 reign Sugars were made by private contract. bags. British plantation sold freely and Last week, the market was exceedingly rather higher : foreign rather heavy at a heavy, extensive parcels were brought for- reduction of 1s. to 2s. per cwt., but the ward by private contract, and the prices greater part was taken in. At two public were a shade lower. At a public sale on sales on the 8th, the fine ordinary middling Friday, 113 hhds. of Montserrats sold fully and good middling Jamaica sold briskly at 2s. per cwt, under the previous prices. an irregular advance of 2s. to 4s. per cwt.;
This forenoon (22d.) there were few pure ordinary and heavy,without variation; foreign chases by private contract, the buyers being still neglected. The public sales in the next deterred from purchasing on account of the week were 1022 casks, and 1338 bags. panic, and the low prices of Friday; and the British plantation sold heavily, but withsmall sale declared for to-day had the effect out reduction in the prices. The foreign of preventing the usual business being was neglected, and almost all taken in. In transacted. The quantity brought forward three public sales, on the 13th, 392 casks, was only 117 hhds. Montserrats, and 29 107 bags, chiefly Demerara and Jamaica, hhds. Dominica : contrary to the general the ordinary mixed sold 2s. to 3s. lower ; anticipation, the whole sold freely, about the fine hardly supported the previous 6d. a ls, higher than on Friday, making the prices. The public sales of coffee after depression since this day week only 1s. per Tuesday, last week, consisted of 408 casks cwt. : Monserrats sold 54s. 6d. a 585.6d.; and 489 bags; the ordinary descriptions Dominica, dark coloured low brown, but sold very heavily at the previous prices ; strong, 54s. a 54s. 6d. Though there is the middling and finer descriptions, on aclittle business done by private contract to- count of the scarcity of these qualities, sold day, the market is exceedingly firm, parti. freely at higher rates than lately obtained. cularly since the public sale.
The public sale this forenoon (22d.) of 174 In the refined market few purchases were casks Jamaica coffee, was all of ordinary reported after Tuesday, the reviving de- descriptions, and chiefly rank mixed with mand being checked by the fall in raw black beans and Triage; a few lots ordinary Sugars and the heavy trade; the prices, on rank sold 92s. to 958.; good ordinary rank account of the scarcity of goods, were, 978. to 988.; good ordinary coloury 101s. however, nearly maintained Molasses, to 102s. : there were no finer descriptions 30s. 6d.
in the sale. The coffee market may be
stated exceedingly heavy at the previous at 102 r. ; Ukraine outshot, 87r. ; Požish currency, and very little good or fine do. 82 r.; whereas Pass, of which the stock offering either at public sale or by private is small, is dearer ; Ukraine, 83 r. ; Polish, contract.
85r.-Seed for sowing. In consequence Hemp, Flax, and Tallow. The tallow of the heavy rains that we had for more market has continued to excite extraordi- than a week, our supply has been very nary interest for this last month. In the scanty, and the price demanded by the week ending the 1st instant, the arrivals holders is for the present maintained. Thus being extensive, and a number of ships ex- 200 barrels having been wanted to complete pected, the trade became very heavy, and a cargo, could not be had under 73 r. ; yellow candle tallow declined to 373. a 36s. whereas previously it might have been had 6d. and yet few sales were made; but in at 7 r. the succeeding week it suddenly rose to 40s. There seems to be rather more demand a 418. on the receipt of news from St. for Sugars, both refined and raw. RePetersburgh that great purchases had been fined are held again at 24 cop. ; white Hamade for the London speculators, and that vannah at 16 a 17 cop.; and yellow Ha. the price then had advanced from 97 to vannah have been bought at 115 cop. 110r. On the 8th, the market price was with three months credit.---Bergen ller42s. and by the 15th a further advance of 38. rings have been sold at 75 r. in beech bar. took place, the price on that day being 45s. rels, and at 73 r. in deal barrels. To day (22d) the price in the morning was 46s. a 46s. Od. and at four o'clock, yellow
Riga, 3d Oct. Though we have now candle had advanced to 478. and very firm dry weather the supply of sowing Linseed at this advance. The price at St. Peters- is still scanty. Yesterday and to-day some burg has risen to 120 c. and the holders purchases have been made at 73 a 8 . As here are so confident of a farther advance the lateness of the season makes it necesthat large bets are laid that tallow will be sary to hasten the consignments to the North at 50s. within a fortnight. Hemp had ad- Sea, there was no time to wait any longer vanced from 21. to 31. per ton. Flax is unal.
for a more brisk supply, and therefore the tered. Indigo.—The India sale of 3,377 above prices could not be refused; but chests closed on the 15th ; fine sold as at
when the season is further advanced, it will last sale, good and middling 6d. higher, lower terms, as only a few orders have been
probably be easy to make purchases on consuming and ordinary, 9d. per lb. higher; the prices have not changed since received, and these in general limited to low the sale. -Oils. Buyers and sellers both prices. hold back, and consequently little is Hamburgh, 12th Oct.-Cotton, the dedoing.
mand is slack, and the prices again lower. Spices.-East India sale declared for Coffee. Though little has been doing this Monday, 11th Nov. 130,000 lbs. Cinna- week, the prices have been fully maintained. mon; 1,343, Cloves; 20,000, Mace; Dye goods. Several purchases of Indigo 100,000, Nutmegs; 1,000, Oil of Mace; have been made this week in consequence of 1,411 bags, Black Pepper ; 1,000 tons,
orders received; in other articles little is Saltpetre.
doing, but prices are unchanged. ('orn. Tea.--The Company's sale is declared for Oats alone of the best quality are still in 11th Dec. ; it is to consist of
demand for exportation ; the sale of other
descriptions is almost wholly confined to Bohea..
lbs. 500,000 home consumption, and the prices almost Congou, Campoi, Pekoe, and
nominal.-Spices. Pepper is rather more Souchong
in the market; a cargo of about 350,000 Twankay and Hyson Skin..... 1,100,000
lb. from Sumatra, is already sold. Hyson....
prices of Pimento keep up, though the deTotal, including Private Trade.. 6,800,000 is rather more in request.-Rice. More in
mand is inconsiderable. East India Ginger Rum, Brandy, and Hollands. The request, and prices firm. A new supply of market is so depressed that the prices are 925 sacks of East India is almost all sold. merely nominal.
— Tobacco of all kinds maintains its price.
-Tea. Demand is more brisk and prices FOREIGN COMMERCE.
better ; 2254 chests of Haysan from the ship Riga, 26th Sept.- Flar has been sold Acasta, 130 do. from the Panther, 150 do. at the following prices, Thiesenhausen and Tonkay from the Ophelia, and 2004 chests Druiania Rackitzer, white 45 r. ; do. lay- of Souchong from the ship General Hamiling out the dark grey 424 a 43 r.; do. grey ton, have been sold by private contract. — 41 r.; Ba:lstub cut, laying out the dark Sugar. Very little Hamburgh refined has grey 37a 38 r. ; do. grey, 36 a 36,4 r. ;
been sold this week, and some descriptions Risten Threeband, 294 r.; Tow, 10. a
may perhaps be had for the moment a trifie 11r.-Hemp. Clean and outshot are rather lower than last week. Best lumps in cheaper than yesterday; Ukraine and Polish loaves are held at 9d. but those a little in
férior have been sold at 8£d. Treacle has haps, not quite so full of fruit, but it is fallen to 11 marks. Raw goods are again uncommonly fine ; many judges are of more dull; fine white Havannahs alone ex. opinion the wine will fully equal that of cepted, they being scarce. Fine yellow 1811, and many think it may even be Havannahs have been sold at 7 d.; and superior, as the grapes are ripe this year good brown Brazil, lately at 6d. are now ten days earlier. hardly to be disposed of at 6d.
Leipsig, Oct. 6.-We cannot yet judge Stockholm, 1st Oct. The quantity of of the fair ; many strangers are come but iron shipped from the port of Stockholm they are chiefly sellers; the English and from the opening of the navigation this French are numerous; but the Jews from year to the 28th of September amounts to Poland and Russia are few in number. 218,000 ship pounds, which greatly ex- About twenty merchants are here from ceeds the quantity shipped in former years Wallachia and Moldavia ; from Greece in the same period.
Proper we cannot expect many. A great St. Petersburgh, Oct. 1.—His Majes, deal of wool goes to England, where the ty has been pleased, in consequence of a price is high, though here in Germany representation made by the finance Minis- little or no advance has taken place. Coter, to order the duty of 10 copecs on pep- lonial goods maintain their price. per, of 30 copecs on pounded (or ground) Oct. 11.-The fair seems not to answer pepper, and of 75 copecs on shollac, to be our expectations. taken not per pound as ordered by the new France.-Thére never was a time when tariff, but per pood, according to former trade and manufactures of every kind were tariffs.
more flourishing in the Department of the Frankfort, Oct. 15.–The measures for North, that is, in Picardy, Artois, and the protection of German commerce and French Flanders, than they are at this momaking reprisals on France continue to be ment. At St. Quentin, an entire new extended, and to acquire more consistency. town has been built in the modern taste. The several States which have adopted The little towns and large villages in the them are likewise making conventions with plain of Lisle do a great deal of business ; each other, that their subjects may not and the number of houses, workshops, and suffer by the regulations which are designed magazines, increases daily. against France. We were rather uneasy Twenty large fishing boats, amounting here on account of the expected tariff for together to 1500 tons, and manned with the Duchy of Nassau, but the publication 600 sailors, have been sent this year from of it has removed our apprehensions, the St. Valery to the herring fishery on the duties being very moderate. Our autum- coast of Scotland, at an expence of above nal fair, which at the opening offered no 600,000 francs. This is the greatest unfavourable prospects, has turned out un- dertaking that has been this year made from commonly well. The sellers have had a the Channel; but there is every reason to very good fair, especially those who deal fear that it will be unsuccessful, in which in foreign articles. Many a magazine that case it will probably be the last effort of the was filled with such articles has been wholly kind. cleared this fair; but the sale of German The vintage in Burgundy has been un. manufactures has likewise been consider. commonly fine this year. The wine will able. Winter stuffs in particular have be better than that of the famous vintage been in great request, though the cloth of 1811, generally called comet wine (from manufacturers from the Netherlands com- the great comet seen that year); it will plain of low prices. It is expected that the not be so fiery, but milder, and will keep wine this year will be of the finest qua
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