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stable keeper.-G. Perkins, Nothowram, York shire, silk spinner.--D. D. Orlidge, Bristol, wine merchant.-J. Bush and N. G. Prideaux, Bristol, scriveners.
May 3.-W. Halton, Charles Street, Westminster, tailor.-W. B. Heazell, Lower Thames Street, fishmonger.-W. Hayward, Red Lion Street, Holborn, poulterer.-C. Darby, Crispin Street, Spitalfields, dealer in potatoes. - S. Brown, Tealby, Lincolnshire, grocer.-T. Picken, Madeley, Shropshire, mercer.-J. Goardner, Redditch, Worcestershire, needle and fish hook manufacturer.-J. W. Whittaker, Boltonle-Moors, Lancashire, fax spinner.
May 6.-J. Whitehead, Park Street, Southwark, dyer.-J. Abrenfield, Liverpool, mercbant.-W. B. Lilly, Birmingham, coal merchant.-R. Jones, Bangor Carnarvon, printer.
-H. H. Eve, Bath, pastrycook and confec. tioner.-T. Hogg, Boroughbridge, Yorkshire,
Brunswick Square sorgeon.-J. L. Mortimer, St. Thomas the Apostle, near Exeter, linendraper.-S. Showler, Lichfield Street, New. port Market, brassfounder.-G. Lane, Bath, wine merchant.-W. M. Clapp, Exeter, ironmonger.-J. Pritchard, Kingswinford, Staffordshire, victoaller.
May 17.-C.J. Delvalle, Peckham Grove, Camberwell, bill broker.-T. Dodd, Jon., Fincbing. field, Essex, plomber.-J. P. Birley, Laton, Bedfordshire, plumber.-W. H. Alexander and C. B.Richards, Upper Clifton Street, Finsbury, hardwaremen.-J. Hayes, Little Bartholomew Close, builder.-T. W. Willows, Fleet Street, fishmonger.-G. Collins and E. Dorset, Newgate Market, butchers.-J. Gomm, Leamington Priors, Warwickshire, hotel keeper.-J. Lloyd, Liverpool, joiner.-J. Simpson, Manchester, publican.
May 20.-W. Batten, Rodney Buildings, New Kent Road, carpenter. - T. Dobson, Barge Yard, Bucklersbury, Scotch and Manchester agent.-W. Craven, Horsworth, Yorkshire, paper manufacturer.-R. James, Chalkside, Cumberland, bone-dust manufacturer. B. Waterbouse, Glossop, Derbyshire, cottonspinner.-W. Hawkins, Nottingham, timber merchant.-J. Burwell and H. Crooks, Huddersfield, cloth merchants.
pe merchant: Berry, Birmins inapofac corMay 10.- Birmingha Macel
May 10.-C. Berry, Birmingham, stationer, -J. Berry, Birmingham, glass manufacturer. -G. Shufflebotham, Macclesfield, Cheshire, coachbuilder.-G. Stratton, Chester, hotel. keeper. - T. Marsden, Salford, Lancashire. machine maker.-R. Furness, Preston, Lancasbire, slater.
May 13.-W. E. Briden, Great Coram Street,
MONTHLY METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL. Kept at Edmonton. Latitude 51° 37' 32" N. Longitude 3' 51" West of Greenwich. The warmth of the day is observed by means of a Thermometer exposed to the North in the shade, standing about four feet above the surface of the ground. The extreme cold of the night is ascertained by an horizontal self-registering Thermometer in a similar situation. The daily range of the Barometer is known from observations made at intervals of four hours each, from eight in the morning till the same time in the evening. The weather and the direction of the wind are the result of the most frequent observations. The rain is measured every morning at eight o'clock.
W. Gossage, of Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, Chemist, and E. W. Benson, of Wichbold, in the same county, Chemist, for an improvement or improvements in the process of making or manufacturing ceruse or white lead. March 29th, 6 months.
J. Noble, the elder, of Mill Place, Commercial Road, Middlesex, Wool Comber, for certain improvements in the combing of wool and other fibrous substances. March 29th, 6 months.
C. de Bergue, of Clapham Rise, Surrey, Engineer, for certain improvements in machinery used for spinning and doubling yarn or thread manufactured from cotton or other (brous material. March 29th, 6 months.
W. Brindley, of Caroline Street, Birmingham, Warwickshire, Paper Maker, for improvements in the manufacture of tea-trays and other japanned ware, and in the board or material used therein, and for other purposes. March 29th, 6 months.
T. C. Hogan, of Castle Street, Holborn, Middlesex, Light Hat Menufacturer, for certain improvements in bats, caps, and bonnets. March 29th, 6 months.
A. Parkinson, of Low Moor, Lancashire, Overlooker of Power-looms, for an improved stretcher to be used in or with band or power-looms. Communicated by s foreigner residing abroad. March 29th, 6 months.
S. Parlour, of Addiscombe Road, Croydon, Surrey, Gentleman, for certain improvements applicable to sketching, drawing, or delineating. March 31st, 6 months.
J.J. Rubery, of Birmingham, Warwickshire, Umbrella and Parasol Furniture Manufacturer, for certain improvements in the making or manufacturing umbrella and parasol stretches. April 7th, 6 months,
J. Spurgin, of Guilford Street, Russell Square, Middlesex, Doctor of Medicine, for a new or improved ladder or machinery applicable to the working of mines and other useful purposes. April 7th, 6 months.
J. Holmes, of Birmingham, Warwickshire, Engineer, for certain improvements in the construction of boilers for steam-Engines. April 7th, 6 months.
T. R. Bridson, of Great Bolton, Lancashire, Bleacher, for a certain improvement or improvements to facilitate and expedite the bleaching of linen and other vegetable fibres. April 7th, 6 months.
R. Copland, of Brunswick Crescent, Camberwell, Surrey, Esquire, for improvements upon patents already obtained by him for combinations of apparatus for gaining power. April 9tb, 6 months.
M. Berry, of Chancery Lane, Middlesex, Civil Engineer, for a new or improved apparatus or mechanism for marking down or registering the notes played on the keys of piano-fortes, or such other keyed musical instrument. Communicated by a foreigner residing abroad. April 12th, 6 months.
J. Perkins, of Fleet Street, in the City of London, Engineer, for certain improvements in steam-engines, and in generating steam, and evaporating and boiling fluids for certain purposes. April 12th, 6 months.
J. Leman, of Lincoln's Inn Fields, Middlesex, Gentleman, for improvements in making or manufacturing soap. Communicated by a foreigner residing abroad. April 12th, 6 months.
T. H. Leighton, of Blyth, Northumberlandshire, Chemist, for certain improvements in the converting sulphate of soda into the subcarbonate of soda or mineral alkali. April 12th, 6 months.
J. Bates, of Bishopsgate Street, in the City of London, Merchant, for certain inprovements in machinery for cleaning and preparing wool. Communicated by a foreigner residing abroad. April 16th, 6 months.
J. Parkinson, of Rose Bank, in the Parish of Bury, Lancashire, Calico Printer, for certain improvements in the art of block printing. April 19th, 6 months.
H. W. Nunn, of Newport, in the Isle of Wight, Lace Manufacturer, for certain improvements in manufacturing or producing certain kinds of embroidered lace, parts of which improvements are applicable to other purposes. April 21st, 6 months.
J. Predder, of Radford, Nottinghamshire, Lace Maker, for certain improvements in certain machinery for making, by means of such improvements, figured or ornamented bobbin net lace. April 21st, 6 months.
H. Stansfield, of Leeds, Yorkshire, Merchant, for machinery for a method of generating power applicable to various useful purposes. Communicated by a foreigner residing abroad. April 23rd, 6 months.
E. J. Dent, of the Strand, Middlesex, Chronometer Maker, for an improvement of the balance springs and their adjustments of chronometers and other time keepers. April 23rd, 6 months.
'J. Findon, of Black Horse Yard, High Holborn, Middlesex, Coach Smith, for improvements in apparatus for supplying water to water-closets. April 23rd, 6 months.
G. A. Kollman, Organist of His Majesty's German Chapel, St. James's Palace, for improvements in railway and other locomotive carriages. April 23rd, 6 months.
E. J. Massey, of Liverpool, Lancashire, Watchmaker, for improvements in railway and other locomotive carriages. April 23rd, 6 months.
Ś. Mordan, of Castle Street, Finsbury Square, Middlesex, Mechanist, for an improvement in making or manufacturing triple pointed pens. April 23rd, 6 months.
W. Taylor, of Smethwich, Staffordshire, Engineer, and H. Davies, of Stoke Prior, Worcestershire, Engineer, for certain improvements in machinery or apparatus for introducing water or other fluids into steam boilers or evaporating vessels, also for obtaining mechanical power by the aid of steam, and for communicating motion to vessels floating in water. April 26th, 6 months.
T. Aitken, of Edenfield, in the parish of Bury, Spinner and Manufacturer, for certain improvements in the preparation of cotton and other fibrous substances, and in the conveyance of the same to roving frames, mules, tbrostles, or any other spinning or doubling machinery. April 26th, 6 months.
MISCELLANEOUS, PHILOSOPHICAL, &c. Soult's MURILLOS.--These paintings, well known to be among, if not the noblest productions of this equally great and delightful master, have been purchased from Marshal Soult (who got them cheaper in Spain) by the Duke of Sutherland; and we rejoice to learn, that his grace, with a judgment and liberality, which every lover of the arts must applaud, has placed them, for a season, at the disposal of the directors of the British Institution. We may, therefore, expect to see these chef-d'auvres exhibited in Pall Mall, for the improvement of art, the benefit of its professors, and the gratification of the public, even before they are allowed to adorn the palace of their noble owner.
Flint SOAP,We lately mentioned this curious product of chemical science; but were not then aware that we should so soon be enabled to wash our hands of it. From the last No. of the “ Repertory of Patents," we observe that it has been patented by a Mr. Sheridan; and what is more, we have tried it from the sweet-scenteil manufactory of Mr. Hendrie, and found it a very excellent soap for the toilet. The specification describes it to be a detergent, formed by calcined black flints, united with caustic soda leys, or caustic potash leys, and then mingled, in certain proportions, with the saponaceous materials.--Lit. Gaz.
CAMBRIDGE PhiloSOPHICAL Society.–At the last meeting, Dr. Clark, the president, in the chair, the astronomer royal read a communication on the intensity of light in the neighbourhood of a caustic. One object of this investigation was to determine what must be the circumstances of the rainbow on the undulatory theory of light, Afterwards, Mr. Hopkins gave an account of the agreement between the results of his theory of elevatory geological forces, and the phenomena of gaults, as observed by him in the strata of Derbyshire.
POLITICAL JOURNAL.-May, 1836. House Of Lords, April 25.--The Bill for altering the law of entail in Scotland, was read a first time.--Adjourned.
April 26.-The order of the day having been read for going into Committee on the Irish Municipal Corporation Bill, Lord Fitzgerald moved that it be an instruction to the Committee on the Bill to make provisions for the abolition of Corporations in Ireland, and for such arrangements as may be necessary on their abolition, for securing the efficient and impartial administration of justice, and the peace and good government of towns and cities in Ireland. Lord Melbourne having strongly supported the Bill, a division took place-For the instruction to the Committee, present 133, proxies 70; 203—For going into Committee, present 72, proxies 47 ; 119Majority for the amendment 84. Their Lordships then adjourned.
April 27.-The Lord Chancellor, pursuant to notice, presented two Bills : one regarding the administration of justice in the Court of Chancery, and the other respecting the appellate jurisdiction of that House. The object was to separate the functions of the Lord Chancellor. The first Bill provides for the appointment of a Chief Justice of his Majesty's Court of Chancery; the amount of salary was not determined upon, but it certainly would not be less than that of the Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench. The second Bill limited the duties of the Lord Chancellor to administer its appellate jurisdiction by constantly presiding in the House of Lords or in the Privy Council,--the sitting for appeals not to be always suspended by the prorogation of Parliament,-the equity jurisdiction of the Exchequer to be abolished. In the course of his statement bis Lordship mentioned that at a very early period he should bring forward the Imprisonment for Debt Abolition Bill. If that passed, it was proposed to abolish the Court of Review. Its abolition would not be now proposed, because its machinery might be brought to aid the working of the Imprisonment for Debt Bill.--Both the Bills were then read a first time and ordered to be printed.-Adjourned.
April 28.-Several petitions were presented, and their Lordships adjourned. May 2.-Lord Duncannon baving moved the order of the day for the going into Committee on the Constabulary Bill, the Earl of Roden, at some length, expresaed his belief that the Bill was highly dangerous in its tendency. The House then went into Committee, and after a good deal of desultory discussion, several amendments were proposed and agreed to. The various clauses having been agreed to, the report was ordered to be brought up on Friday.
May 3.-Some petitions were presented by various Noble Lords, and the House went into Committee on the Stafford Witnesses Indemnity Bill. A few verbal amendments were adopted, on the suggestion of Lord Ashburton, and the report was ordered to be brought up on Thursday next, to which day their Lordsbips then adjourned.
May 5.—The Bills before the House were severally advanced a stage, and their Lordships adjourned.
May 6.-Some discussion took place on the bringing up of the report on the Irish Constabulary Bill. The report was received,- Adjourned.
May 9.--The House went into Committee on the Irish Municipal Corporations Act. Of the clauses several were struck out, and several amended. The clauses up to 37, inclusive, were then disposed of, and their Lordships adjourned.
May 10.-On the motion for the third reading of the Irish Constabulary Bill, Lord Ellenborough said that he had an amendment to propose. He would suggest that the proviso should be omitted, and the following oath taken instead :--" I do not now belong, and I will not while I hold the said office join, subscribe, or belong, to any political society whatever, unless it be the society of freemasons.”—This amendment was agreed to, and the Bill was then read a third time, and passed.
May 13.–Beyond the presentation of a few petitions, nothing was done.
May 16.—The report on the Pluralities Bill was brought up by his Grace the Archbishop of Canterbury, and their Lordships then adjourned.
May 17.-On the motion of the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Pluralities of Be. nefices Bill was read a third time and passed. -Several private Bills were advanced a stage.—The report of the Municipal Corporations (Ireland) Bill was presented and agreed to.-Adjourned.
May 18.- The Marquis of Lansdowne moved the third reading of the Irish Manicipal Corporations Bill. The Bill was passed with an amended citle.-Adjourned.
May 19.-The Royal assent was given by commission to the Registration of Aliens Bill, the Stafford Borough Disfranchisement Bill, the Writers of the Signet (Scotland) Bill, the Family Endowment Society Bill, the British Alkali Company Bill, the Westminster Hospital Bill, the Glasgow Courts Bill, the Great Western Railway Bill, the London and Birmingham Railway Bill, and other Railway Bills, the Teignmouth Dock Bill, the Forth and Clyde Navigation Bill, the Nottingham Cemetery Bill, and Hodges' Divorce Bill.–Their Lordships tben adjourned.
May 20.-The Royal Assent was given by Commission to the Irish Constabulary Bill, the Bankruptcy (Irish) Amenilment Bilí, Division of Counties Bill, and several private Bills.-The private Bills on the table were advanced a stage ; after which, on the motion of the Marquis of Lansdowne, their Lordships adjourned until May 30, arranging, however, for the sitting of some Committees, and the transaction of some judicial business on Saturday.
House of COMMONS, April 25.-Lord Morpeth brought forward his resolution on the subject of the Church of Ireland. The Bill which he proposed to introduce would in some respects follow the precedent of former Bills, by creating a rent charge, payable by the first inheritor. He stated, however, that he did not intend to ask for any grant on account of the arrears of tithes, or for any return of the million grant. "His Lordship then proceeded to a detail of his plan. He stated the revenues of the Church, after the necessary deductions, to be 459,5501. a year. There were not less than 1,250 benefices reduced for different causes under the proposed Bill, the general cause being superfluity, proved in one way or other. But the Privy Council was to be empowered by the new Bill to create new benefices as occasion might require, and to extend the unions of parishes. He classed all the benefices, and took the computations of income at the bighest rate, and his calculation was as follows:-For 129 benefices in which there are less than 50 members of the Established Church at 1001. a year, 12,9001.; for 670 benefices where the Protestants vary from 50 to 500, at 2001. a year, 134,0001.; for 209 benefices, where they vary from 500 to 1,000, at 300l. a year, 62,7001.; for 188 benefices where they vary from 1,000 to 3,000, at 4001. a year, 75,0001.; for 54 benefices, containing 3,000 and upwards, at 5001. a year, 27,0001. Besides the income allowed to the future incumbents in hard cash, the Committee of the Privy Council are empowered to assign to each Clergyman a certain amount of glebe, not exceeding 30 acres, which will amount to 31,2501. He also proposed that the Privy Council should bave power to appoint one or more Curates at a payment of 751. per annum, the incumbent undertaking to provide 251. more. This charge would be 18,8881., according to calculation. The whole estimated expense of the Clergy of Ireland would then be 361,938l., and he had already stated that he estimated the whole revenues of the Church property at 459,5501. ; that would leave a surplus of 97,6121. After satisfying all these charges be proposed that the remainder should be paid into the Consolidated Fund, upon which an immediate charge should be fixed of 50,0001. per annum for supplying the religious and moral education of the country. The motion was agreed to
April 26.-The Great Northern Railway Bill was negatived on the second reading. The numbers were--For the second reading, 85; for the amendment, 99.-Mr. Rippon brought forward his motion for the exclusion of the Bishops from the House of Lords. The House divided-For the motion, 53; against it, 180.
April 27.—The Marquis of Chandos moved a resolution to the effect_" That it is the opinion of this House, that in the application of any surplus revenue towards relieving the burdens of the country, by reduction of taxation or otherwise, due regard should be had to the necessity of affording a portion of relief to the agricultural interest."-The Earl of Darlington supported the motion, wbich was rejected by a majority of 36; the numbers, on a division, being for the motion, 172; against it, 208.
April 28.-The Civil Bill Courts (Ireland) Bill was again considered in Committee; but the proceedings were cut short by the House being “counted out."
April 29,- The House went into Committee on the Registration of Voters Bill. The clauses, beginning with clause 49, were considered seriatim, and the Bill was ordered to be reported. The Bankrupts' Estate (Scotland) Bill, the Bankruptcy (Scotland) Bill, the Cessio Bonorum (Scotland) Bill, and the Instruments of Sasine (Scotland) Bill, severally passed through Committees; and the Bastard's Testaments (Scotland) Bill, and the Commissary Court of Edinburgh Bill, were reported.--The West India Judicature Bill was read a second time. Some business of minor importance baving been disposed of, the House adjourned.
May 2.-The House went into Committee on the Bill for the Commutation of Tithes in England. The clauses up to 32 inclusive, were agreed to without a division; and clause S3, after a lengthened conversation, was postponed. The House