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been more confined. Above, below, on every side and in every nook of this fearful dungeon, glimmering tapers disclosed the grim and anxious countenances of the miners, for, at the moment of our en. trance, they were driving bolts of iron into the rocks, to bore cavities for the gunpowder, for blasting. Of this fact, and of the consequent danger of our posi. tion, we were not at first conscious : in vain did a miserable-looking female miner, snatching a lighted splinter of deal, dart to the spot where we stood, for the purpose of making us acquainted with our situation; for, even if we could have heard what she said, we could not have comprehended a syllable. But as the other miners now passed swiftly by us, hastening tumultuously towards the entrance of the cavern, we began to perceive our real danger: the noise of the hammers had ceased, and a tremendous blast was near the point of its explosion. We had scarcely retraced with all speed our steps along the level, and were beginning to ascend the. ladders, when the full volume of the thunder reached us, as if roaring with greater vehemence, because pent up amongst the crashing rocks, whence, being repeated over all the mine, it seemed to shake the earth itself with its terrible vibrations. We were afterwards conducted into other cavities of the Persberg works. The whole hill of Persberg may be considered as a vast deposit of iron-ore; the ore lying in separate beds.

The miners work in spacious caverns—like those of our salt-mines in Cheshire ; excepting that the interior of our salt-mines, containing neither ice, nor cataracts, nor dreadful precipices to be scaled by means of rotten ladders *, nor filthy wretched females doomed to do the work of men—are rather pleasing than alarming in their appearance.

When we had concluded our examination of the Persberg mines, we set off for Saxan, and from

thence, the whole way to the frontier of Dalecarlia, Entrance to the Persberg Iron Mines.

the traveller constantly meets with mines or ironfell, about four years ago, as she was descending to foundries : and it is worthy of remark, that wherever her work.” “ Fell!” said our Swedish interpreter, these appearances take place, there are also evident rather simply; "and pray what became of her?" marks of the blessings of industry, in the neatness “ Became of her!” continued the foremost of our and comfort of the dwellings near them. guides, disengaging one of his hands from the ladder, These subterraneous treasures, and their conseand slapping it forcibly against his thigh, as if to quences, in employing so many foundries, and in illustrate the manner of the catastrophe, —“She be- requiring so much aid of machinery for working the came a pancake!"

mines, are among the most important possessions of As we descended further from the surface, large Sweden. Their evident importance, in the prosperity masses of ice appeared, covering the sides of the pre- to which they give rise throughout districts that cipices. Ice is raised in the buckets, with the ore would otherwise be deserted, ought to serve as a and rubble of the mine : it has also accumulated in lesson to the inhabitants of other countries to seek such quantity in some of the lower chambers, that diligently for such sources of industry and opulence, there are places where it is fifteen fathoms thick, and where the features of the country are unfavourable no change of temperature above prevents its increase. to agriculture ; since it is the same Providence which

After much fatigue, and no small share of appre- renders productive to human labour the most bleak hension, we at length reached the bottom of the and barren rock, and the most fertile vegetable soil. mine. Here we had no sooner arrived, than our We left this country with feelings very different conductors, taking each of us by an arm, hurried us from those with which we entered it from Norway, along, through regions of “thick-ribbed ice” and where the barren aspect of the country seemed calcudarkness, into vaulted level, through which we lated to excite the murmurs of its inhabitants. For were to pass into the principal chamber of the mine. even amid these rocks we beheld “a land which the The noise of countless hammers, all in constant ac- Lord had blessed ;"-a land, it is true, where slugtion, increased as we crept along this level ; until at gards might starve,-as they may any where ; but length, subduing every other sound, we could no where a sturdy and active race of men have already longer hear each other speak, notwithstanding our ut found all that is necessary for the comforts, and even most efforts. At this moment we were ushered into for the iuxuries, of life ; a land wherein thou shalt a prodigious cavern, whence the sounds proceeded : eat bread without scarceness, nor lack any thing in and here, amidst falling waters, tumbling rocks, it; a land whose stones wre iron, and out of whose steam, ice, and gunpowder, about fifty miners were hills thou mayest dig brass !"- From Dr. E. D. in the very height of their employment. The size of CLARKE's Travels. the cavern, over all parts of which their labours were

* The descent into the Cheshire salt-mines is by means going on, proved that the iron-ore was deposited in of buckets, in which one may be conveyed into the mine, beds, and not in veins, for then the work would have and back again, with the utmost safety and cleanliness.

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NATIONAL EDUCATION.

“ But the indifference of mankind to their spiritual THE Report of the National Society, for the year at the destruction of monasteries, and various other causes,

welfare, the inadequate support left for the parochial clergy 1832, has been published, and gives a most gratifying combined to prevent this happy result; and it was not account of the progress of education. It does not con- until the year 1698 that a School, specifically for the lowest fine itself to the Schools in union with the Society, classes, was actually set on foot. ... The SOCIETY but gives a summary statement of Day and Sunday FOR PROMOTING CHRISTIAN KNOWLEDGE then appeared Schools throughout England and Wales. The So. as the great promoter of the education of the poor. It prociety, last year, issued circulars to every parish church ceeded on one simple principle, that the growth of vice and chapelry, for the purpose of making a general the principles of the Christian Religion. And this evil

and immorality was greatly owing to gross ignorance of inquiry: and, from the returns made in consequence, it laboured to diminish, by encouraging Schools and proit appears that there are above eleven thousand moting the circulation of useful and religious books. Schools in connexion with the Established Church ; “ But the zeal and earnestness with which the design and that the number of children receiving education in was prosecuted, especially by the Clergy, will be easily those Schools

, under the superintendence of the Clergy, ragement of the work, the children and patrons of Charity and in the principles of the Church of England, amounts ragement of the work, the children and patrons of Charity to more than NINE HUNDRED THOUSAND.

preached in aid of the cause by some eminent divine ;-on This fact, when it becomes generally known, will the first occasion, in 1704, 2000 children met together, in surely put an end to the shameless falsehoods which St. Andrew's, Holborn, and a sermon was preached on have been told about the general negligence of the Genesis xviii. 19. Afterwards the anniversary took place clergy. Nor can it any longer be said, with the chance in St. Bride's; then in St. Sepulchre's, where nearly 5000 of being believed, that they endeavour to keep the children were assembled in 1716; and, on the 2nd of May,

1782, the Schools were, for the first time, assembled in people in ignorance. No calumny can be more gross, St. Paul's Cathedral (Dr. Porteus, Bishop of London, no falsehood more base than this. Whatever may have preached), where the anniversary still continues to be held; been the case before the Reformation, it is certain that, and where, notwithstanding the dimensions of the building, since that period, the clergy have been the most ac- the conductors of the ceremony are now obliged to limit tive and strenuous promoters of the education of the the numbers of the children admitted, by reason of the poor. King Edward and the Reformers were not prodigious increase of Schools." able to do all that they wished when that great The National Society has just obtained a King's change took place, but they did a great deal. Their Letter to make a general collection in every parish plan is thus spoken of in an interesting Appendix on throughout England and Wales, and we hope the the Rise and Progress of Schools.

appeal will be liberally answered. “After the darkness which had prevailed so extensively, it was no trifling help to the ignorant, (1) to have a Bible fixed on a stand in the church, that they might all read it, or hear it read to them, (2) to have a comment or paraphrase on the Gospels in the same place, (3) to have the liberty of possessing a Bible at home, (4) to have chosen sentences of Scripture written up in large letters in the churches, (5) to have prayer offered up to God in the vulgar tongue, (6) to have homilies, intended to suit the capacities of the common people, and other godly books printed and dispersed abroad in a language they could understand. All these were vast helps continually lying in the way of those who were least informed. But besides what was offered them by provisions of this nature, positive duties were enjoined. The Clergyman, in the capacity of a catechist, was to be the instructor of the poor and labouring classes in all things necessary for the great purposes of life. According to primitive usage, the sponsors of children were, of necessity, obliged to make a solemn promise that the child should be taught the creed, the Lord's prayer, and the ten commandments in the vulgar tongue. They were obliged to teach them the church catechism, .in which all things concerning faith, practice, prayer, and doctrine were collected in such short and plain sums, that the weakness of no man's understanding could hinder alto

THE BEAVER. (Castor.) gether the knowledge, or excuse the utter ignorance, of things necessary to salvation. The office of public baptism The Beaver (Castor), whose fur is so valuable, is an was set forth as the basis upon which the religious educa- animal of astonishing industry, and prudent foretion of the poor as well as rich was to be framed, All sight. In order to procure lodgings and provisions curates were to instruct and examine children on Sundays during winter, the beavers live in a state of society, and holidays in some of these things, publicly in the which resembles the civil compact of man, rather than church ;-all parents, masters, and dames were to send their children, servants, and apprentices to be ordered and the mere instinctive habits of other animals. As they instructed by him ;-they were to breed them to learning, must live near water, and frequently in it, they or some useful and honest employ; --in riper years they build dams across running brooks, to create an were to be examined, and not to be admitted to the Lord's artificial lake; and in order to accomplish so great Supper unless they understood these fundamentals of an object, they are obliged to labour in concert

. The religion. —And to promote the same pious and enlightened purposes, wherever Schools existed, for whatever class of ingenuity with which they construct their dams, and society, the masters were to be examined and licensed by build apartments or lodgings, is truly astonishing. the Bishop, that security might be had for their bringing If the water of the river or creek have little motion, up all children in sound doctrine, and in the nurture and they build their dams straight across; but if the admonition of the Lord.

current be rapid, they make them with a consider“ Hence, notwithstanding that Schools for the poor, in able and regular curve against the stream. All their present character, were little thought of in that age, the parts are of equal strength, and constructed of a plan was devised which, though far from perfect, was sufficient to embrace the religious interests of the whole drift-wood, green willows, birch, poplars, mud, and population of the country; and happy hal it been for the stones. These dams, by constant repairing, often people, if it could have been duly carried into effect. become a solid bank on which trees soon grow. The

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beavers sometimes build their houses in lakes, and the name of a valley in Caernarvonshire, which is other standing waters, without dams; but the ad- called Nant FRANGON, or the Vale of Beavers. vantage of a current, to carry down wood and other necessaries to their habitations, seems to counter

THE CHEROKEE INDIANS. balance the labours of building a dam.

They construct their houses at a convenient dis- | I HAVE been very much interested by some anecdotes tance from the dam, of the same materials; and the of the North American tribes, detailed to me by a principal objects appear to be, having a dry bed to lie friend, who, during an excursion in America, was on, and security. The walls, and particularly the anxious to collect all the information that could be roof, are often more than five feet thick ; and they gained of the original inhabitants. I had been acnever give them the last coat of mud-plaster until customed to consider them (as perhaps some others the frost sets in, which freezes it so hard, that the as ignorant of their progress as myself yet may,) still wolvereen, the greatest enemy of their tribe, cannot in a state of barbarism. This, however, is far from easily break through. Some of the large houses have being the case. The march of intellect, in its giant several apartments; but it appears that each is oc- strides, has reached even the distant regions they cupied by a whole family. There is no passage into occupy. The oppressed Indian, driven from the them from the land side ; and they have vaults on home of his fathers, has now a consolation for this the banks of the river to retreat to, when they appre- unjust treatment in the benefit he derives from the hend danger. They drag pieces of wood with their present possessors of the land of his ancestors; for teeth ; the mud and small stones they carry between from the European settlers have proceeded the first their fore-paws and their throat. They execute their rays of the light of knowledge, which have penetrated, work wholly in the night. When the increase of and are rapidly dispersing, the gloom of ignorance their numbers makes it necessary to build other with which he was formerly enveloped. apartments, or when they shift to another situation, It must be delightful to every benevolent heart to they begin to cut down the wood early in summer, hear that the minds of a large portion of these people and begin building in August ; but do not complete are expanded ; that they have raised themselves to their work till cold weather sets in. They feed on the rank of civilized beings; and, above all, that the the bark of trees, preferring that of the poplar and gloomy terrors of superstition no longer enslave them, willow, and float down the wood which they cut in but that they are blessed with a knowledge of truth summer, to their habitations, for winter provision; in the pure doctrines of Christianity. but their principal article of food is a thick root, The Cherokees, in particular, have made great adthat grows on the bottoms of rivers and lakes. In vances. They have a code of laws enacted by a counsummer, they feed on herbs, berries, &c.

cil of their chiefs and warriors. They like to be styled As soon as the ice breaks up in the spring, they the Cherokee nation, are anxious to maintain the dig. leave their houses, and ramble about during summer; nity of their tribe, and each year send two ambassaand, if they do not fix on a more desirable situation, dors to the congress at Washington, to guard against return to their old residence in autumn, to provide any encroachments on their territory, and watch over the store of wood necessary for winter. The beaver their general interests. May their possessions never is cleanly in its habits, always leaving its apartments be invaded! Sad, indeed, would it be for them to be for necessary purposes. They are easily tamed-be forced from their beloved habitations ; for they have come fond of human society—are readily taught to not led, like many of the Indian tribes, a wandering eat animal food—always retain their cleanly habits, life, but from time immemorial have possessed the and are fond of being caressed. They bring forth territory they now occupy. from two to five at a birth.

One of their old superstitions must still, no doubt, The flesh of the beaver is considered very delicious contribute to increase their attachment to their counboth by the fur-traders and the Indians. The value try, though it may have ceased to influence their of the fur is well known; it forms an important and belief. The idea was, that their forefathers sprang principal article of commercial profit to the Hudson's- from the ground, or descended upon their hills from Bay Company.

the clouds. This made them consider the lands of The colour of the beaver is a very dark glossy their ancestors inestimable; and it was looked upon brown ; accidental, but very rare, differences occur. as highly dishonourable to relinquish the venerated Some travellers mention that the white beaver is a spots where the bones of their forefathers were laid. distinct species ; but Mr. Hearne believes that there The circulation of newspapers in a country is a is but one kind of beaver, and, during twenty years' sure proof of its having attained to a certain degree residence at Hudson's-Bay, he never saw but one of civilization. The Cherokees have one, which is white beaver skin ; and the beautiful glossy black published weekly at New Echota; it is printed partly beavers' skins are also merely accidental variations. in English and partly in Cherokee characters. I have

Those who hunt beavers in winter, must be well a number of this publication now before me. It acquainted with their manner of life. Their vaults, commences with a copy of some of the laws, to or holes, are discovered by striking the ice along the which the signatures of many of the assembled chiefs banks with an ice-chisel fastened to a pole. While are annexed. These, it is true, sound strangely to the mer are thus employed, the women, and those less

Each chief, in addition to his own name, experienced, break open the houses; and the beavers, takes some English one of his own choosing ; not being able to remain long under water, are se and the taste displayed in this selection seems rather cured and taken by the Indians. -MʻGregor's extraordinary. Turtle at Home, Black Fox, and Path British America.

Killer, do not to us convey ideas of very dignified Thc beaver, although now known chiefly as an persons, yet these are the names of three of their American animal, was formerly abundant over all the most distinguished chiefs. The other contents of the northern parts of Europe, and not uncommon in paper are remarks on the affairs of the Indians, and Britain. At present, it is sometimes met with, in expressions of their feelings ; extracts from several small communities, in retired spots on the banks of English and American authors (Sir Walter Scott, the Rhone, the Danube, and the Weser. As a proof | Washington Irving, &c.); and translations of some of its having been found in this island, we may notice | portions of Scripture into the Cherokee language.

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RELIGION.

Amwell, where he began, is about twenty-two miles Religion should enter into every thing that we think, from London ; but it was found necessary, in order or feel, or speak, or do. Each morning, we should to avoid the rising grounds and valleys, to make the reflect that we are about to enter on a day, which is stream travel over more than thirty-eight miles. the gift of God, and which is wholly due to God, and

The spirited and industrious projector soon began of which we must hereafter render account at the to feel the weight of his task, and petitioned the City judgment-seat of God: and, having thus reflected, for an extension of the time appointed for its comwe should frequently, in the course of each day, recali pletion. With a fresh term of four years, he again these thoughts, and apply to God for his all-powerful set to work ; and, having adjusted the claims of ingrace, that we may continually feel ourselves in his terested landholders in a friendly manner, he was so most holy presence, and conduct ourselves as exposed

reduced in finances when he had brought the water to his all-seeing eye.

near Enfield, that he was compelled to entreat the Each night, we should examine ourselves wherein co-operation of the City in the great and useful design. we have offended, wherein we have omitted any duty, The city of London refused to grant him any aid, or committed any fault ; we should humble ourselves and he then petitioned King James himself

, who, upon for

every such neglect or offence before the throne of a moiety of the concern being made over to him, grace; and we should entreat for strength and power agreed to pay half the expense, past and to come. from on high to amend our lives, and to proceed in The work now proceeded rapidly, and was finished all virtue, and godliness of conversation.

according to Mr. Myddelton's original agreement; and, And conscious that, though placed in God's em on the 29th of September, 1613, the water was let pire, we are surrounded by hosts of darkness, we into the basin, now called the New River HEAD, should never lie down to rest without fortifying our

which had been prepared for its reception. It hapsouls by devout and fervent prayer. The devil will pened that, on the same day, Sir Thomas Middleton, flee from him who is shielded by this divine armour. brother of the projector, was elected Lord Mayor of If such a man be sleepless, he will have recourse to

London, and that he proceeded, with the Recorder the best and only sure fountain of consolation and and many of the Aldermen, to see the opening of the enjoyment. Like David, like Silas, like Saint Paul, river, of which Stow gives the following account. and like our blessed Lord himself, his prayers and A troop of labourers, to the number of sixty or praises will ascend at midnight unto God; and amidst

more, well apparrelled, and wearing green Monmouth his quiet and refreshing slumbers, that God will shield caps, all alike, carrying spades, shovels, pickaxes, and him from all evil, and make his very dreams devout !

such like instruments of laborious employment, BISHOP JEBB.

marching after drums twice or thrice about the cis

tern, presented themselves before the mount, when EPITAPH ON AN INFIDEL.

the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, and a worthy company [FROM THE LATIN.]

beside, stood to behold them: and one man in behalf BENEATH this stone the mould'ring relics lie

of all the rest delivered a speech. Of one to whom Religion spoke in vain;

“At the end of which,

says Stow,

“ the floodHe lived as though he never were to die, And died as though he ne'er should live again.-M. cistern, drums and trumpets sounding in triumphal

gates flew open, the stream ran gallantly into the

manner; and a brave peal of chambers (guns) gave NEW RIVER.-SIR HUGH MYDDELTON. full issue to the intended entertainment.” We gave, in a former number, an account of the It only now remained to convey the water to the ancient mode of supplying London with water by various parts of the metropolis, the expense attending means of CONDUITS. These were found insufficient which was considerable, and it was some time before for the increasing demands, and, accordingly, in the water came into general use; but this having Queen Elizabeth's time, the citizens of London ob- been effected, its benefits were soon apparent. So tained an Act empowering them to cut and convey a little, however, were the advantages of this river at river from any part of Middlesex or Hertfordshire to that time understood, that the shares continued to the city of London, within ten years, which, however, be of very small value ; and for the first nineteen was not carried into effect.

years after the finishing of the work, the annual profit In the early part of James the First's reign, another upon each scarcely amounted to twelve shillings. Act was obtained, " for bringing in a fresh stream of This noble undertaking is generally allowed to have running water to the north part of the city of Lon cost the original proprietors 500,0001., an immense don;" and this was followed by one still more ex sum in those days, yet not astonishing, considering plicit ; but the difficulties appeared so great, that the the heavy expenses for the purchase of land, &c. in city declined to undertake it.

the line of the stream. At the completion of his Mr. Hugh MyDDELTON, however, a native of enterprise, the once wealthy and public-spirited MydDenbigh, citizen and goldsmith of London, who had

delton found himself a ruined man. He was obliged amassed a large fortune by a silver mine in Cardi. to part with the whole of his property in the scheme, ganshire, and who had urged the city to apply for being the thirty-six shares vested in him out of the the Acts above mentioned, was disposed to carry the seventy-two into which it was divided. object into effect. He made an offer to the Court of Sir Hugh Myddelton died in 1631, having been Common Council in March, 1609, to begin this work, created a baronet in 1622. When we reflect upon on their transferring to him the powers which they the public spirit and persevering industry of this possessed under these acts; and, this being regularly great man,we cannot but regret that he and his family done, he commenced the work, on the 1st of April not only reaped no benefit from this great national following, entirely at his own risk and charge. Various undertaking, but were absolutely impoverished in its difficulties, however, soon occurred; the art of civil accomplishment. Lady Myddelton, the mother of the engineering was then little understood in England ; last Sir Hugh Myddelton, actually received a pension and he experienced many obstacles from the owners of 201. per annum, from the Goldsmiths' Company, and occupiers of the lands through which his destined which was afterwards continued to her son, Sir river was to be brought.

Hugh, in whom the title expired*. Some of the The distance of the springs of Chadwell and

* Gent. Mag., vol. 54, p. 806.

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MOUNT HORER.
On Horeb's rock the Prophet stood,

The Lord before him pass'd;
A hurricane, in angry mood,

Swept by him strong and fast :
The forests fell before its force,-
The rocks were shiver'd by its course.

God rode not in the blast ;-
'Twas but the whirlwind of his breath,
Announcing danger, wreck, and death.
It ceased-the air was mute-a cloud

Came, hiding up the sun;
When through

the mountains, deep and loud,
An earthquake thunder'd on.
The frighted eagle sprang in air,
The wolf ran howling from his lair.

God was not in the storm ;-
'Twas but the rolling of his car,
The trampling of his steeds from far.
'Twas still again, and Nature stood,

And calm d her ruffled frame;
When swift from heav'n a fiery flood

To earth devouring came :
Down to the depths the ocean fled, -
The sick'ning sun look'd wan and dead,

Yet God filld not the flame ;-
Twas but the fierceness of his eye,
That lighted through the troubled sky.
At last, a voice, all still and small,

Rose sweetly on the ear,
Yet rose so clear and shrill, that all

In heaven and earth might hear
It spoke of peace, it spoke of love,
It spoke as angels speak above;

And God himself was near !
Sir Hugh Myddelton.

For, oh! it was a Father's voice, family have since been under the necessity of asking

That bade his trembling world rejoice. relief from the New River Company.

Speak, gracious Lord! speak erer thus ; On a small isle formed by the stream that supplies

And let thy terrors prove the river at Amwell, a tribute of respect was paid

But harbingers of peace to us, by the late Mr. ROBERT MYLNE*, surveyor and

But heralds of thy love! engineer to the Company, to the memory of Sir

Come through the earthquake, fire, and storm, Hugh Myddelton. It consists of a votive urn erected

Come in thy mildest, sweetest form,

And all our fears remove! on a monumental stone pedestal, which is surrounded

One word from thee is all we claim: by a close thicket of mournful trees and evergreens.

Be that one word, a Saviour's name !
An inscription appears on each side of the pedestal.
That on the south is as follows
SACRED TO THE MEMORY OF

Every man ought to aim at eminence, not by pulling others

down, but by raising himself; and enjoy the pleasure of SIR HUGH MYDDELTON, BARONET, his own superiority, whether imaginary or real, without in WHOSE SUCCESSFUL CARE,

terrupting others in the same felicity. -JOHNSON. ASSISTED BY THE PATRONAGE OF HIS KING, CONVEYED THIS STREAM TO LONDON.

Nothing doth so fool a man as extreme passion. This AN IMMORTAL WORK !

doth both make them fools, which otherwise are not; and SINCE MAN CANNOT MORE NEARLY

show them to be fools that are so.—Bishop HALL. IMITATE THE DEITY THAN IN BESTOWING HEALTH.

THERE are cases in which a man would be ashamed not to The inscription on the north side is a Latin version have been imposed on. There is a confidence necessary to of the above : that on the west, describes the dis

human intercourse, and without which men are often more tance of Chadwell, the other source of the river, &c. :

injured by their suspicions, than they could be by the per fidy of others.

-BURKE. the east, records the dedication of this “humble tribute to the genius, talents, and elevation of mind, which

LONDON: conceived and executed this important aqueduct, by PUBLISHE) IN WSEKLY NUMBERS, PRICE ONE PENNY, AND IN MONTHLY Parts, ROBERT MYLNE, architect,” in the year 1800.

PRICE SIXPENCE, BY The increase of the value of the New River shares,

JOHN WILLIAM PARKER, WEST STRAND.

Sold by all Booksellers and Newsvenders in the Kingdom. is not so great as may be generally imagined; for if Hawkers and Dealers in Periodical Publications supplied on wholesale terms we divide the original sum by 72, we shall find that

by ORR, Paternoster-row'; BERGER, Holywell-street; DOUGLAS,

Portman-street, London ; each share would amount to 69441. and a fraction.

And by the Publisher's Agents in the following places :--The following statement of the dividends that have Aberdeen, Brown & Co. Durham, Andrews.

Northampton, Birdsall.

Bath, George. been paid at different intervals, will give an idea of Birmingham, langbridge. Eseter, Penny & Co.

Edinburgh, Oliver& Boyd. Norwich, Muskett.

Nottingham, Wright. the progressive improvement of the concern to the Bristol, Westley & Co. Glasgow, Griffin & Co. Oxford, Slatter.

Bury, Lankester. Gloucester, Jew.

Paris, Bennis. shareholders.

Cambridge, Stevenson. Hereford, Child,

Plymouth, Nettleton.

Carlisle, Thurnam. Hull, Wilson.
Dividend per Share. Year.
Dividend per Share

Salisbury, Broulie & Co.
Chelmsford, Guy.
£.

Ipswich, Deck. Sheffield, Ridge.

Cheltenham, Lovesy: Lancashire and Cheshire, Shrewsbury, Eddowes. 1633 3 4 2 1720

214 15 7

Chester, Seacome; Hard Bancks & Co., Man. Staffordshire Putteries. 1640 33 2 8 1794

431 5 8

Chichester, Glover. (ing. chester. 1680 145 1 8 1809

Colchester, Swinborne & Leeds, Robinson. 472 5 8

Sunderland, Marwood.

Leicester, Combe. Whilby, Rodgers. 1700 201 16

Derby, Wilkins & Son, Liverpool, Hughes. Worcester, Deighton.

Devonport, Byers. Macclesfield, Swinnerton. Yarmouth, Alexand * The distinguished architect of Blackfriars' Bridge. Dublin, Curry Jun. & Co. Newcastle-on-Tyne, Fin York, Belkerby,

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