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Intentions for the Augmentation of the « An Act to repeal the Duties of Customs Maintenance of the Poor Clergy, by en payable in Great Britain, and to grant other abling her Majesty to grant, in perpecuity,

Duties in lieu thereof."

43 Geo. III. the Revenues of the First Fruits and (eased 24th June, 1803.) Tenthe ; and also for enabling any other By this Act it is enacted, amongst other Persons to make Grants for the same Pure matters, that from the 5th of July, 1803, pose,' so far as the fame relate to Deeds it fall be lawful to import any tilk-Jace, and Wills made for granting and bequeath- fubje&t to the duties imposed by this act ; ing Lands, Tenements, Hereditaments, Goods, and Chattels, to the Governors of and all such filk-lace may be worn or used, the Bounty of Queen Anne, for the Pur

or sold or expoled to tale, and thall not be poses in the said Act mentioned ; and for subject to seizure or forfeiture ; nor Thali enlarging the Powers of the said Gover the person who shall import, wear, or use

43 Geo. 111. (Pafled 27th July, the same, or who shall sell the same, or 1803.)

have the same in his posfellion, be liable

to any penalty whatsoever. § 32. By this act it is amongst other matters

But all such foreign Gilk-lace shall be macted, that where a living Mall have marked at each end of every piece ; and been or shall be augmented by the said

any found after July 5, 1803, unmarked, governors, and there is no parfonage thall be forfeited; and the owner prosecuthouse suitable for the residence of the mi ed according to the laws herețufore in

difter, it hall be lawful for the governors, force. $ 33, 34. in order to promote the residence of the

Penalty for counterfeiting marks, or clergy, to apply the money appropriated the impreffion of them, or exposing to for such augmentation, in building, re- fale, or having in possession any foreign building, or parchasing, a house, and filklace with a counterfeit mark, 10ðł. other proper erections, within the parish, and also to fand in the pillory for two convenient for the residence of the minif

hours. § 35. ter, to be deemed the parsonage-house.

Also from and after the ratiñcation of

the definitive treaty of peace between his An A&to amend so much of an AE made Majesty and the Republic of France, it in this Sefiion of Parliament, for granting hall and may be lawful for the East India additional Duties of Excise, as relates to Company to expose to sale, either for the the Exportation of Tea co Ireland ; for.re- purpose of being worn or used in Great gulating the granting of Permits for the Britain, or for exportation, any fik hand, Removal of Coffee, Tea, and Cocoa Nuts, kerchiefs of the manufacture of Persia, out of Warehouse, and for more effectu. China, or the East Indies, that shall have ally securing the Duties on Coffee." 43 heen, or may thereafter be, secured in the Geo. Ill. (Passed 11th August, 1803.) warthouses of the Company, subject to

By this act it is amongst other things the duties by this act imposed theregn ; enacted, that if any burnt, scorched, or

and all such fik handkerchiefs may bę roasted peas, beans, or other grain, or ve worn or used in Great Britain, or fald or getable substance prepared in imitation of expoled to sale therein, and shall not be coffee or cocoa, or to serve as a substitute subject to forfeiture; nor shall the person

for coffee or cocoa, or pretended by the who shall wear or use the same, or who pofleffor or vender fo to be, shall be made hull sell or expose to sale the fame, or have or kept for sale, or offered to fale, or found the fame in his poflesion, be liable to any in the poffeffion of any dealer iu or seller penally. § 36. of coffee or cocoa ; or if any burnt, But for three years after the said ratif. scorched, or, roasted peas, beans, or other cation, the said Company thall not, in any grain, or vegetable substance, not being one year, fell, or expose to fale, a greater coffee or cocoa, shall be called by the pre- quantity of such silk handkerchiefs than parer, manufacturer, posleffor, or vender fifiy thousand pieces, of the

ulual thereof, by the name of English or British length, and of the forts usually exposed coffee, or any other name of coffee, or by to tale. $ 37. the name of American cocoa, or Englih or An Act to repeal the Duties of Excise British cocoa, or any other name of cocoa, payable in Great Britain, and to grant other the same Mail be forfeited, together with Duties in lieu thereof." 43 Geo. III. the packages, and may be seized by any (Pafled 4th July, 1803.) officer of excise; and the person manufac By this act it is amongst other matters turing or lelling the lame, or in whole enacted, that every thirty-fix gallons of culody the same shall be found, ihall for- beer or ale brewed by the common brew. keit one hundrco pounds.

ers, whether within the weekly bills of

mortality

mortality or without, shall be reckoned brewer) who shah fell or tap out beer or for a barrel, and the allowances to be ale publicly or privately, but the same made to the common brewers not selling shall remain as was enacted by an act of þeer in any less quantity than a whole i Will. & Mar.* $14. cask of four gallons and a half, within or

« An A& for granting to his Majesty, until without the laid limits, for waste, shall be Twelve Months after tlie Ratification of three barrels upon every thirty-fix, both the Definitive Treaty of Peace, certain ado of ftrong and of table beer and ale ; the ditional Duties of Excise in Great Britain. faid allowance to be in full compensation 43 Geo. III. (Paffed 5th July, 1803.) for all waste or other losses whatsoever.

By this act it is amongst other things § 12, 13.

enacted, that beer or ale above 18s. per No beer or ale brewed by the common

barrel, exclusive of duty, fall be deemed brewers shall be fold by such common strong, and at 188. or under, table-beer. brewers at any other rate; but nothing $ 12. herein shall alter the quantity to be return. ed as a barrel by any victualler or retailer, * Viz. Two barrels and a half upon every or by any person (other than the common twenty-three.

REVIEW OF NEW MUSICAL PUBLICATIONS.

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grard Sonata, for the Piano.forte; composed words of which are hy Hayley, with conby Julian Busby, Son of Dr. Busbyć 35. 6d. fiderable taite and feeling. The melody HE merits of this Sonata are fo is caly and graceful, and the expression

great, the juvenility of the com- just and forcible. The accompaniment is poser considered, as really to have excited arranged with judgment; and the general our astonishment. The bold, florid style effect bespeaks much talent in this species of the first movement, and the soft enga.

of composition. ging subject and brilliant variations of the The celebrated Air of « Sweet Robin ;" ar-. second, together with the casy, yet artful, ranged as a Rordo for the Piano-forte, Germodulation pervading the whole piece, man Flute, cr Vicin.

Dedicated to M. P. are such indications of early genius and King, Esq. by P. P. Roche. 35. premature judgment, that we must in This rondo is diverőfied and embellishcandour lay, we know not what may yet ed by the introduction of twelve other be anticipated from the future efforts of a airs, all which are so ingeniously interyouth, already to gifted by nature and woven with Mr. Dibdin's old favourite in advanced in science. In a word, all real The Padlock, as to form not only a plear. judges will be as much delighted as ing, but a confitent and unique effect. amazed at this, so fingular a production The infertion of populır tunes in inftrufrom so young a mind; and those who mental exercises is become a falhion of have made fome progress on the piano-forte which we by no means difipprove. The will derive inuch improvement from its ear is naturally gratified by the air it repractice,

cognizes ; and the finger infenfibly led to Lady Mary Douglas," a popular Air ; er

that practice by which alone it can acrarged as a Rondo; by S Wejley, Ejg. as. 64. quire facility of execution.

Mr. Welley has converted this well. A British War-Song. The words by Profesor known melody into a familiar and plea

White, of Dumfries. The Mufic compojed by fing rondo. It is an amiable trait in the

Francis Blagdon, Esq. 15. character of a great geriss, that for the This loyal and patriotic song does service of the many he will defcend to the equal credit to its author and its comproduction of trifles ; but it is no credit poser. The words are conceived with to our age, that its taste is not calculated energy; and the melody breathes that to encourage the noble efforts of talents bold and martial fpirit best suited to the and science.

warm and soldier-like fpirit by which

every line of the poetry is characterized. Enjoy, m; Child, the balmy Sleep.Sung at ibe Nobility's Concert, by Mrs. Mountain.

The Maid of Woburn;" a pathetic Ballad Composed, with an Accompaniment for the

inscribed to the Duchess of Bedford; for the Pieno-forte, or Harp, and infcribed io Mrs.

Piuno-forte, or Pedal Harp. Composed by M. Show, by J. Major. Is.

A. Bryan. The Words by F. Bryan. is. 6d. Mr.Major has composed this song, the - The Maid of Woburn" is a please

certs.

ing, and, we are happy to say, an appro- Atruction than true taste will approve ; but priate compliment to the noble family to they for the most part poffefs considerable a part of which it is dedicated. The beauty, and the lout-ensemble will not fail style is easy, natural, and expressive ; and to gratify the generality of hearers. the general character of the song, both in words and music, highly creditable to the

". The Belper March and quick Step." Comtal nts by which they are produced.

posed and dedicated 10 Licut. Colonel Joseph

Scrutt, Major Broadsbow, and the ot ber Offiso Roxalana, Romunza alla Tufca;" sung by cers of tbe Belper Volunteers, by J. C: Sbarpo Miss Richardson, at the Nobility's Con.

Is. 6d. Written by F. Bryan. Composed by Though we cannot give this march and August Voigt. is. 6d.

quick-step the praise of any furiking ori.. « Roxalana" has the merit of much

nality, they are by no means destitute of prettiness, as well as considerable novelty. merit. The subject of the former is bold, We admire that fimplicity which does not and the latter is conceived with vigour degenerate into meanness, and that cha

and animation. We must, however, no'racteristic peculiarity which is rational tice, that some falsities of combination without being quaint, and that strikes appear in the score ; for the first of which more by its propriety than its fingularity; we will refer the composer to the second and cannot but award that praile to the bar. prefent production.

The celebrated Air ~ The Lovely Maid," The Lark," a Duet, for two Voices; with with variations for ibe Piano-forte. Composed,

an Accompaniment for the Piano.forie. Write and dedicated to Mrs. Commun, by August ten and composed by W. Fish. 25.

Voigt. 25. This duet puffeses much claim to our Mr. Voigt has evinced much taste and commendation. The melody is attrac- ingenuity in these variations. They offer tive, and the parts are combined with in to the hand much useful execution ; and genuity. The passages are for the most the effect will be found grateful to every part fimple, and perte&tly vocal in their cultivated ear. construction ; while the accompaniment displays tasteful conception, and mastery

Love and Whiskey;" a favourite Irish Air; in arrangement.

sung by Mr. Johnston, in the Opera of the

Wife of Two Husbands; arranged as a RoxA Sonata for the Harpsichord or Piano-forte. do, for the Piano-forie, by Tbos. Smith. Is. Composed by J. W. Holden.

Mr. Smith has furnished, in this little We find in this Sonata fome pleasing effort, an agreeable exercise for the pianoideas, and much address in connecting forte. The passages are well disposed for them. The paffages are, perhaps, in the finger ; and young pupils will not fail fome few instances, less free in their con to derive from them much improvement,

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ACCOUNT OF THE DISEASES IN LONDON,

From the 20th of February to the 20th of March.
Admitted under the Care of the Physicians of the Finsbury Dispensary.

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RHEUMATISMUS

Catarrhus.
Pneumonia
Hæmoptysis
Scrophula
Phthisis Pulmonalis
Tufiis & Dyspnea.
Dysentery
Erysipelas
Diarrhea
Amenorrhæa.
Menorrhagia.
Hypochondriasis & Dyspepsia..
Hysteria
Epilepsia
Anasarca ...
Afhenia

No. of Cases. Morbi Infantiles

42 17 Eruptiones chronicæ.

24 43

Abortus.

In one of the cases of rheumatism, 7 which was principally characterized by an 5 inflexibility in the joints of the elbow and

shoulder, electricity was recommended ; 3 but, as it happened not to be convenient 7 for the aflided ohject to liave recourse to 19 a trial of this remedy, an almost hourly

use, during the day, of the dumb bells was

subliituted in its place. The wilhed-for 13

effect has been produced; and the patient,

after a fhort period of reluctant and paini ful exertion, has now recovered the free 29 and easy use of his superior extremities.

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Exercise, and the warm bath, are, in The blood, whether it be in so great a fact, the appropriate and must efficient quantity as to overload the vessels, or in remedies in inttances of rheumatical af- lo small, as not to afford a sufficient fi. fection.

mulus to their action, cannot fail to proThe cases of f rophula were treated duce debility and its sublequen: series of fimply as cases of conititutional relaxation diseases. It is by many imagined, that and debility. When it appears externally, what is called local bleeding is, in a mulalthough more disgusting and offensive, it is titude of cafes, preferable to what is less pernicious and less likely to be fatal called general : in apoplexy, for instance, than in the various modes of its clandef- the pressure on the brain is supposed to be tine operation. Seldom, on that account, more expeditiously, as well as should we make use of cutaneous applica- effectually, relieved, by an operation tions, which can conceal the outward ap- on the jugular, vein, than on

one in pearance of the disease only by driving it either of the arms; in pleurisy, phthifis, inwardly upon the brain, or other organs or catarrh, by cupping or leaches on the more immediately and effentially united breast or 'fide affected than any where with the principle of life. In this way

elie. it is, that in fcrophulous patients mania, When properly considered, however, the phthisis, or other visceral and equally drtado matter must appear in a different light. ful disorders are fo frequently produced. In fact, there is no such thing as local

Scrophula confifts, not in a peculiar bleeding, it, by that teim, be meant an poison with which the fluids are impreg- evacuation from one part of inc valcolar nated, hut, in the inheritance of a mul- fyltem, without affecting, in the same cular fibre too feeble and relaxed. of proportion, every other. When a fluid is course, the violent evacuants former- in a constant state of circulation through a ly, and even now, too commonly made round of reliels, of what 'con equence use ot, ought to be excluded altogether can it be from what portion of that circle from a share in the medical management any quantity of it be deducted. of this disease. What can be a

When you drink out of a canal, through prominent violation of even ordinary rea- which flows a true and uninteri upted fon, than to think it were possible to im- stream, in whatever place the draught be prove or to restore the tone and vigour of taken, it must equally affect the level of the system, by the mean of unusual and its surface, and the impetuosiły of its extravagant purgations !

courte. The Reporter is, by no means, disposed It ought, however, to be observed, that to the careless and unnecessary effusion of in the diseases of infants and old persons, human blood; but in various cases of violent hooping cough for instance, in the one, and obstinate catarrh, although they were and dyipnoea or cynanche trachealis in the attended with confiderable feebleness, he other, by the application of leaches to has lately ventured to have recourse to the chest or throat, the expenditure of the venæfeftion.

vital fiuid may, with greater convenience, Weakness is not, in all cases, an be accurately adjusted to the exigency of insuperable argument against the pro. the case. priety of bleeding. The arteries, whose The disease last in the list arose evidently contractile power has, from any cause, been from an unhappy addiction to undue unduly diininished, are not able, without ftimuli. difficulty and febrile uneasiness, to propel It is a notion entertained by the vulgar, even their usual quantity of blood. Un- and patronised too generally by illiterate der such circumstances, they ought to be and ill-educated members of the medical in some measure relieved from their bur. profession, that those drams which go by den by timely and moderate evacuarions. the denomination of cordials, ale proper The existence of a morbid plethora is not and necessary, even for the healih and .feto be ascertained merely by the absolute curity of females in the condition of pregmass of fluid, or even by its proportion to nancy. No doctrine can more precisely the space of the vessels which it occupies, be opposite to the fact. Under such cire but likewise by a circumstance, which cumitances, on the contrary, all means perhaps has not yet been sufficienty at- ought to be made use of to promote and tended to the lefs or greater degree of secure an uninterrupted state of the most power which, in any particular initance, perfect mental and corporeal tranquilliy.. they may possess, of urging, with uninter. Every thing should be carefully withmitting constancy, the ride of sanguineous drawn, that is calculated to agitate or to circulati: n.

excite. MONTHLY MAG, No. 113.

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By an ignorance of, or an insufficient To the constitution of man, artificial regard to, this important truth, thousands and unneceffay incentive is injurious ; to of women and children are diurnally de- that of woman, incalculably more so; ftroyed.

and to that of one in the predicament Intemperance is a relative thing. There above alluded to, it involves the almost are formations, in which more than one inevitable mischief of two fold destrucglass of wine ought to be considered as a tion.

J. REID. debauch.

Southampton-rou, March 26, 1804.

STATE OF PUBLIC AFFAIRS,

In March, 130+.

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restoration of the King's healih has been deed, be effected, by artificial fand-barks gradually alleviated. It is, now, almoft and sunken rocks, would more effectually entirely at an end, hy his Majelty's como cripple the power of our enemies, would pleie recovery

Thore difficulties have reduce them more certainly to an abfolute already ceased, which his indifpofition put inability of invading our territory, rival. in the way of the di patch of the public ling our commerce, or coping with our business : his aflent has been given by thips of war, than if we could burn half commission to several bills in Parliament: the towns in France, and flay, without his fignature has been prefixed ro diferen't loss to ourselves, one or two hundred military appointments, and other acts of thousand of the fight ng men: and, governinent to which his sign-manual was therefore, if the purpose can be certainly necessary: and he has been, for a confi. atchieved, there is no expence nor toil, derable part of he month, in such con at which its consequences would not be vale!cence, as to have had interviews cheaply earned. respecting the great affairs of the Siare, Sr Sidney Smith is now halioned off with some of his chief ministers.

Frushing ; and has moored his own Government meanwhile continues its fhip in a fituation the most favourable to preparations with incefiant vigilance, to the annoyance of the enemy, and which refilt'any foreign invatin. An embargo, shews, that he has resolver to omit nothing with what precise views was uncertain, that the most heroic gallanıry can perdetained merchant-ihips buund for the form in order uiterly to destroy any force North, in our poris, for some part of which they may endeavour to send out the month. The French and Duich ports, from that port. Lord Nelson, still keeps are, now, more cloidly than ever, blocked his station off Toulon ; and is perfectly No: ad, a plan has been propoled by master of the entrance into that port. Mr. Richard Phillips, and is about to be His latt letters announce the capture of carried into effect, for filling up those fome finall thips from the enemy. The ports, at least in part, with stunes, and with Mermaid and Atalanta frigates, have failthe bulks of old vefferis, so as to make ed, as a convoy, with a fleet of merchant.' it difficult, if not imposible, for even ships, for the Welt Indies. Notwithany lort of hips or finall craft, that can landing the nunibers of our cruizers, be armed for invation, to make their way and the force ani jadicious diftribution out of them. It has been conceived, of our squadrons; the coatting trade of that, since harbours are, 'in many in this country has been, lately, much anAtances, ruined by tidrs and cu.ren's of noyed by privateers from France and the tea, the depohtion of fand from rivers, Holland, between Dungeness and Beachy earthquakes, and other natural accidents; Head. The news from Ceylon represent the fame effect may be accomplished by the condition of the British Government artificial means, hy those who are maiters in that island, as continually mure and of the exterior tea. It is, in most places, more perilous. The troops of Candy but a pint, comparatively, of a narrow have descended, in great force, to the channel, that is io be filled up: and the very lea-coait. They beliege chore prin. agitation of fea which faps a mole, and cipal. posts of the lettlement where our reduces it to a pile of rubbish, generally countrymen are to make their latt stand. tends to augment a sand-bank, or any There is even «anger, that the Governor similar obitruction that is once begun in and thole who are with himn may have

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