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Tuesday in January, 1805. 166. HEATING Rooms for the proPoses of MANU FAct URERs. To the person who shall invent and discover to the Society a method of heating rooms, superior to any hitherto known or in use, and at a moderate expense, for the purposes of painters, japanhers, and other manufacturers, so as to avoid the necessity of iron or copper tunnels going through the rooms to convey the smoke, whereby the danger from such tunnels may be prevented ; the gold medal, or forty guineas. A model, or complete drawing and description of the method, with certificates that it has

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the Society on or before the last Tuesday in March, 1805. 167. IM proved VENTILATION. To the person who shall invent and produce to the Socow a mode of perinanently ventilating the apartments in hospitals, workhouses, and other crowded places, superior to any now known or used ; the gold unedal, or fifty guineas.

. A model of the apparatus, and a full account

of the means by which the effect has been produced, with proper certificates, to be delivered to the Society on or before the last Tuesday in

February, 1805.

168. PR EvoNTING Accipe Nts froM Horts Es FA L1, 1 N G witH Two-wh I, EL ED Can R1AG Es. To the person who shall invent and produce to the Society a method stiperior to any hitherto known or in use, to prevent

accidents from the falling of horses with two, wheeled carriages, especially on steep decli

vities; the silver medal, or fifteen guineas. A

inodel of the apparatus, and a full account of

the means by which the effect has been produced, with proper certificates that the same has been used with success, to be delivered to the Society on or before the second Tuesday in January, 1805. 169. Ixi Provi No Tu RN pro p A N p or Her Ro a ps. To the person who shall discover to the Society the most effectual and cheapest nigthod, varitieg by arroal uxoeriments, of

combining the materials ordinarily employed in making or repairing roads, so as to form theia of the hardest consistence by their cementing properties, or by an artificial mixture of earth, stones, &c. altered by heat or any other mode, so as to forin an even, hard, and durable carriage-road, not liable to be injured by heat or rain ; the gold medal, or fifty guineas. It is required that an accurate account of the method used, and every expense attending it, together with satisfactory certificates of its being effectual, be delivered to the Society on or before the first Tuesday in March, 1805. 170. CLEAN sing Chi MN1 rs. To the person who shall invent and produce to the Society the most effectual mechanical or other means for cleansing chimnies from soot, aud obviating the necessity of children being employed within the flues; the gold medal. 171. For the next in merit; the silver medal. The mechanical, or other means, with certificates of their having been used with proper effect, to be produced to the Society on or before the first Tuesday in January, 1865. 172. CHIMN 1 Es CLEAN's Ed. To the person who shall during the year 1804 cleanse, or cause to be cleansed, the greatest number of chimnies, at least two stories high, not fewer than three hundred, by any mechanical or other process, which does not require the employment of boys within the flues; the gold medal. Certificates, signed by not less than two-thirds of those housekeepers on whose premises the said means have been employed, and an account of the process, to be produced to the Society on or before the first Tuesday in February, 1805. 173. To the person who shall cleanse, or cause to be cleansed, the next greatest number of chilunies, not fewer than one hundred and fifty, upon similar conditious to the above; the silver medal. 174. RAIs ING THE Bon Irs of PER so Ns who H.A v E SUN K UNDER WATER. To the person who shall invent and produce to the Society a cheap and portable drag, or other machine, superior to those now in use, for the purpose of taking up in the best and most expeditious manner, and with the least injury, the bodies of persons who have sunk under water; the gold medal, or thirty guineas. The drag, or inachine to answer the purpose intended, to be produced to the Society, on or before the first Tuesday in March, 1805.

--ro- PREMIUMS OFFERED FOR THE AD. VAN PAGE OF THE COMMERCE OF THE UNITED EYi Piłł E. 175. TAK1st, Pop poists. To the people in any boat or vessel, who, in the year $304, shall take the greatest number of perposes on the coast of Great-Britain or Ireland, by gun,

harpoon, or any other method, not fewer than thirty, for the purpose of extracting oil from them; the gold medal, or thirty pounds. Certificates of the number, signed by the persons to whom they have been sold or delivered for the purpose of extracting the oil, to be produced to the Society on or before the last Tuesday in January, 1805. 176. Oil From Ponporses. To the person who shall manufacture the greatest quantity of oil from porpoises taken on the coast of Great-Britain or Ireland, in the year 1804, not less than twenty tons; the gold medal, or thirty pounds. Certificates of the oil having been made from porpoises actually caught on the coast of Great-Britain or Ireland, and two gallons of the oil as a sample, to be K. to the Society on or before the last

uesday in February, 1805.

177. Cuning HERRINGs by thr Dutch Method. To the person or persons who shall, before January, 1805, cure the greatest quantity of white herrings, not less than thirty barrels, according to the method practised by the Dutch, and equal in all respects to the best Dutch herrings, the same being caught in the British or Irish Seas, and cured in a British or Irish vessel or port; the gold medal, or fifty guineas.

173. For the next greatest quantity, not less than fifteen barrels; the silver medal, or twenty guineas. A sixteen-gallon barrel of the herrings to be produced to the Society on or before the first Tuesday in February, 1805, with certificates that the conditions of the premium have been completely fulfilled, and that the whole were cured in the same manner as the specimen, together with a full description of the process employed, in order that the Society may judge how far the Dutch method has been adopted.

PREMIUMS OFFERED FOR THE ADVANTAGE OF THE BRITISH COLONIES. 179. Nutxi Fos. For the greatest quantity of merchantable nutmegs, not less than ten pounds weight, being the growth of his Majesty's dominions in the West Indies, or any of the British settlements on the coast of Africa, or the several Islands adjacent thereto, and equal to those imported from the islands of the East Indies; the gold medal, or one hundred guineas. Satisfactory, certificates, from the governor, or commander in chief, of the place of growth, with an account of the number of trees, their age, nearly the quantity of fruit on each tree, and the manner of culture, to be produced on or before the first Tuesday in December, 1804. 183. The same premium is extended one year farther. Certificates to be produced on

o: before the first Tuesday in December, 805. 181. Cloves. For importing into Great Britain or Ireland, in the year 1804, the greatest quantity of cloves, not less than twenty pounds weight, being of the growth of some of the islands in the West Indies subject to the British empire, or any of the British settlements on the coast of Africa, or the several islands adjacent thereto, and equal in goodness to the cloves brought from the East Indies; the gold medal, or fifty guineas. Samples, not less than two pounds weight, with certiscates that the whole quantity is equal in good. ness, together with satisfactory certificates signed by the governor, or commander in chief, of the place of growth, with an account of the number of trees growing on the spot, their age, and the manner of culture, to be produced to the Society on or before the first Tuesday in Ja. nuary, 1805. 182. The same premium is extended one year farther. Certificates to be produced on or before the first Tuesday in January, 1806. 183, KAL! Fon BARIlla. To the person who shall have cultivated, in the Bahama Islands, or any other part of his Ma. jesty's dominions in the West Indies, or any of the British settlements on the coast of Africa, or the several islands adjacent thereto, in the year 1803, the greatest quantity of land, not less than two acres, with Spanish kali, fit for the purpose of making barilla; the gold medal, or thirty guineas. 184. For the next greatest quantity, not less than one acre; the silver medal, or fifteen guineas. Certificutes, signed by the governor, or commander in chief, for the time being, of to quantity of land so cultivated, and of the state of the plants at the time of signing such certi. ficates, to be delivered to the Society, with samples of the kali, on or before the second Tucsqay in January, 1805. 185, 186. The same premiums are extended one year farther. Certificates to be produced on or before the second Tuesday in Jan. 1806. 187. DFstroy ING THE IN sect commonly cALLED THE Borr R. To the person who shall discover to the Society an effectual method of destroying the insect commonly called the borer, which has, of late years, been so destructive to the sugar-canes in the West-India islands, the British settlements on the coast of Africa, and the several islands adjacent there. to ; the gold medal, or fifty guineas. The discovery to be ascertained by satisfactory certisicates, under the hand and seal of the governor or commander in chief, for the time being, and of some other respectable persons, inhabitants of the islands, or other place, in which the remedy has been successfully applied; such certificates to be delivered to the Society on or before the first Tuesday in January, 1805,

188. Cultivation of Iitair IN Upp in A N D Low to CANADA. To the person who shall sow with hemp the greatest quantity of land in the proviuce of Upper Canada, not less than six arpents (each four-fifths of a statute acre), in the year 1801, and shall at the proper season cause to be plucked the summer heulp (or male hemp bearing no seed) and contiuue the winter ileup (or eulale hemp bearing seed) on the ground until the seed is ripe; the gold medal, or one hundred dollars. 189. To the person who shall sow with hemp the next greatest quantity of land in the same province of Upper Canada, not less than five arpents, in the year 1804, in the manner abovenientioned; the silver inedal, or eighty dollars. 190. For the next greatest quantity of land, in the same province, and in a similar manner, not less than tour arpents; sixty dollars. 191. For the next greatest quantity of land, in the same province, and in a similar manner, not less than three arpents; orty dollars. 192. For the next greatest quantity of land, in the same province, and in a similar ulamler, not less than one arpent ; twenty dollars. Certificates of the number of arpents, the method of culture, of the plucking of the hemp, with a general account whether sown broad-cast or in drills, the expense, soil, cultivation, and produce, to be transmitted to the Society, certified under the hand and seal of the governor or lieutenant-governor, together with 28ib. of the hemp, and two quarts of the seed, on or before the last Tuesday in November, 1805. 19.3, 194, 195, 196, 197. The same premiums are extended one year farther. Certi*icates, &c. as before mentioned, to be transitted to the Society, on or before the last Tuesday in November, 1806. 198 to 208. Premiums exactly similar in all respects to those held out for the province of Upper Canada, are also offered for the province of Lower Canada, and are extended to the same period. 209. Iw port Attos of II or p frox1 CAN & pv. To the master of that vessel, which shall bring to this country the greatest quantity ot marketable hemp, not less than one hundred tons, in the year 1804, the produce of Upper or Lower Canada; the gold inedal. 210. To the master of that vessel which shall bring the next quantity, not less than fitty tons; the silver medal. Certificates satisfactory to the Society to be produced by the master of the vessel on or before the first Tuesday in Febru

ary, 1805, to testify that such hemp was grown and prepared in Canada. 211, 212. The same premiums are extended one year larther. Certificates to be produced on or before the first Tuesday in Feb. 1806.

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PREMIUMS OFFERED FOR THE ADVANTAGE OF THE BRITISH SETTLEMEN IS IN THE LAST INDIES. 918. Bit Augulport Certo N. To the person who shall import into the port of London, in the year 1801, the greatest quantity, not less than one ton, of the Bhaugulpore cotton, from which cloths are made in imitation of nankeen, without dying; the gold medal. A quantity of the cotton, not less than five pounds weight in the pod, and five pounds carded, to be produced to the Society, with proper certificates, signed by the Secretary to the Board of Trade of Bengai or Bombay, on or before the last Tuesday in February, 1805. 214. The same premium is extended one year farther. Certificates to be produced on or before the last Tuesday in February, 1806. 215. ANN atto. To the person who, in the year 1804, shall import into the port of Loudon, from any part of the British settlements in the East Indies, the greatest quantity of annatto, not less than five hundred weight; the gold medal. A quantity of the annatto, not less than ten pounds weight, to be produced to the Society, with proper certificates, signed by the Secretary of the ioard of Trade of the respective settlement, that the annatto is the produce of such settlement, on or before the last Tuesday in February, 1805. 216. The same premium is extended one year farther. Certificates to be produced on or before the last Tuesday in February, 1806. 217. Titu P Coch IN EA 1. To the person who, in the year 1804, shall import into the port of London, from any part of the British settlements in the East Indies, the greatest quantity of true cochineal, not less than five hundred weight; the gold medal. A quantity of the cochineal, not less than ten pounds weight, with proper certificates, signed by the Secretary of the Board of Trade of the respective settlement, that the cochineal is the produce of such scutlement, to be produced to the Society on or before the first Tuesday in February,1805, 218. The same premium is extended one year farther. Certificates to be produced on or before the first Tuesday in February, 1806.

*- CONI) ITIONS FOR THE POLITE ARTS. No person who has gained the first premium in any class shall be admitted a candidate in a class of an interior age ; and no candidate shall receive more than one premium in one year ; nor shall they, who for two successive years have gained the first premium in one class, be

again admitted as candidates in that class.

No person shall be admitted a candidate in any class, who has three times obtained the first

premium in that class.

No more than one performance in any class shall be received from the same candidate.

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All performances (to which premiums or bounties are adjudged) shall remain with the Society till atter the public distribution of rewards in May, when they will be re-delivered unless inentioned in the premiums to the contrary. No erformance shall be admitted, that has obtained a premium, reward, or gratification, from any other society, academy, or school, or been offered for that purpose. All performances that obtain premiums in the Polite Arts must have been begun after the publication of such premiums, except line engravings. To encourage real merit, and o attempts to impose on the Society, by producing drawings made or retouched by any other person than the candidate, the Society require a specinem of the abilities of each successful candidate, under the inspection of the Committee of Polite Arts, in every instance where such proof may appear necessary. All candidates in the Polite Arts are required to signify, on their drawings, their age; and whether the performances are originals or copies; and if copies, whence they were taken.

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Society's Office, ADELPHI, JUNE 1st, 1804.

ORDERED,
That the sereral Candidates and Claimants, to whom the Society shall adjudge

Premiums or Bounties, do attend at the Society's Office in the Adelphi, on the last Tuesday in May, 1805, at Twelve o’Clock at Noon precisely, to receive the same ; that day being appointed by the Society for the Distribution of their Rewards : And before that time no Premium or Bounty will be delivered, ercepting to those who are about to leave the Kingdom.

In Cases where the Society may think fit to admit ercuses for not attending in Person, Deputies may be substituted to receive the Rewards, provided such Deputies are either Members of the Society, or the superior Qsficers thereof.

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G ENERAL CON DITIONS. As the great object of the Society in rewarding individuals is to draw forth and give currency to those inventions and improvements, which are likely to benefit the public at large, candidates are requested to observe, that if the means, by which the respective objects are effected, do require an expense or trouble too great for general purposes, the Society will not consider itself as bound to give the offered reward; but, though it thus reserves the power of giving in all cases such part only of any premium as the performance shall be adjudged to deserve, or of withholding the whole if there be no merit, yet the candidates may be assured the Society will always judge liberally of their several claims. It is required, that the matters for which premiums are offered, be delivered in without names, or any intimation to whom they belong ; that each particular thing be marked in what mannert. each claimant thinks fit, such claimant sending with it a paper sealed up, having on the outside a corresponding mark, and on the inside, the claimant's name and address ; and all candidates are to take notice, that no claim for a premium will be attended to, unless the conditions of the advertisement ore fully complied with. No papers shall be opened, but such as shall gain premiums, unless where it appears to the Society absolutely necessary for the determination of the claim ; all the rest shall be returned unopened with the matters to which they belong, if inquired after by the mark within two years. All models of machines, which obtain premiums or bounties, shall be the property of the Society; and, where a premium or bounty is given for any machine, a perfect model thereof shall be given to the Society. All the premiums of this Society are designed for Great-Britain and Ireland, unless expressly mentioned to the contrary. The chains shall be determined as soon as possible after the delivery of the specimens. It is expected that all articles for claims or bounties be sent to the Society carriage paid. No person shall receive any premium, bounty, or encouragement, from the Society for any matter for which he has obtained, or purposes to obtain, a patent. A candidate for a premium, or a person applying for a bounty, being detected in any disinge. nuous method to impose on the Society, shall forfeit such bounty, and be deemed incapable of obtaining any for the future. No neuber of this Society shall be a candidate for, or entitled to receive any premium, bounty, or reward, whatsoever, except the honorary medal of the Society. The candidates are, in all cases, expected to furnish a particular account of the subject of their claims; and where rortificates are required to be produced in claim of premiums, they should be expressed, as nearly as possible, in the words of the respective advertisements, and be signed by persons who have a positive knowledge of the facts stated. Where premiušis or bounties are obtained in consequence of specimens produced, the Society

mean to retain such part of those specimens as they may judge necessary, making a reasonable allowance for the same. No candidates shall be present at any meetings of the Society or committees, or admitted at the Society's rooms, after they have delivered in their claims, until such claims are adjudged, unless summoned by the committee. N. B. The Society farther invite the communications of scientific and practical men upon any of the subjects for which preminius are offered, although their experiments may have been conducted upon a smaller scale than the terms of each require, as they may afford ground for more extensive application, and thus materially forward the views of the Society, and contribute to the advantage of the public. Such communications to be made by letter, addressed to the Society, and directed to Mr. Cila RLEs TAYLon, the Secretary, at the Society of Arts, Adelphi, London. The models required by the Society should be upon the scale of one inch to a foot. The Winchester bushel is the measure referred to for grain; and, as the acres of different districts vary in extent, it is necessary to observe, that the Society mean Statute Acres of five and a half yards to the rod or pole, when acres are meationed in their list of premiums; and they request that all communications to them may be made agreeably thereto. ! The Society desire that the Papers on different subjects sent to them may be full, clear, explicit, fit for publication, and rather in the form of Essays than of Letters; and where descriptire Drawings can be conveniently sent, with the Models and Machines laid before the Society, is is recomwended to be done. . Presents to the Soricty of Books for their Library will be thankfully received. *** To persons inclined to leave a sum of money to this Society by will, the following form is offered for that purpose. Item. I give and bequeath to A. B. and C.D. the sum of upon condition, and to the intent that they, or one of them, do pay the same to the Collector for the time being, of a Society in London, who now call themselves the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce; which said sum of * I will and desire may be paid out of my personal estate, and applied towards the carrying on

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N.B. The Society for the Encouragement of Arts, &c. considering that it would be beneficial to * the Commerce of the United Kingdom, to bring the British Marbles into more general use, and that the most effectual method of accomplishing their object, would be, for the present, to make then more generally known in the capital, have come to the following resolutions:– * Resolved,—That specimens of British Marbles be exposed in the Society's Rooms at the * A delphi for the inspection of the Public, under the following regulations : o 1st, That all specimens be exact to a given size, viz. eightinches high, six inches broad, one * inch thick, and polished on one face. y 2d, That a book be kept containing the number of each specimen, and describing the situation of the quarry, the name of the parish where situated, the distance of the quarry from a beaten road, and the distance of that road from water-carriage, with the name of the donor and proprietor. Any remaiks on the qualities of the marbles, or on the lime produced from them, will be gratefully received and preserved by the Society, as materials for future inquiries. - Resolved,—That as the exertions of the Society can only be beneficial to the public, inas-much as their views are seconded by the public, the Society request, that all persons proprietors of marble quarries will favour thern with a specimen of the marble, worked to the exact size above mentioned, with the description of the quarry as above, that the salue may be entered in the book to be preserved for the use of the public.

Society of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, Adelphi.

OY Tuesday the 29th May, 1804, the Rewards of the Society were, as usual, distributed by

his Grace the Duke of Norfolk, arranged under the following classes; and on Wednesday the 6th of June the Society held the last Mecting of that Session, and adjourned to the fourth Wednesday in October next.

IN AGRICULTURE. To J. A. Porron, Esq. Warrington, for plantTo J. C. Curwen, Esq. M.P. of Beile-isle, ing 600,000 osiers, class 14, the gold medal,

Winanderinere, for planting 814,956 timber- To Thomas Plowman, Esq. Proome, in Nor

trees, class 23, the gold medal. folk, for an improved sheepsoid, the gold inedal.

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