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ciples of government were abo- in the shade. The hay is short; minably aristocratic and royalist. but, the Downs will be Meadows Add to this, that one was a Pres- till Christmas. Corn is short upon byterian and the other a Deist, the whole; but, there is plenty unless the former lied. So that, abroad, and we have ships, havas to the hand-in-hand work, that ing (thanks to Mr. HUSKISSON) must be a hoax. nothing to do but to go and fetch it.

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******** passed from hence "to join that patriotic band which had gone before them, and with them to 66 rejoice in the celebration of an event unparalleled in the history of the "world."

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Any NOBLEMAN or GENTLEMAN wanting a Tutor to his family, Oh! mercy on us! Only think or a private Secretary for himself, of their going off to join the whole would find the Advertiser every way band, in heaven, there to celebrate qualified to discharge the duties nethe Jubilee of Independence!

What a toasting; what a cheering; Cessary to either situation, in such a manner as would prove honourable what speechifying; what hearhearing! Good Royalists might to himself and satisfactory to his dispute the fact, and assert that employer. The most respectable rethe whole band are gone in another ferences can be given; Mr. COBBETT direction. himself being one among the numThus it almost always happens ber of gentlemen to whom the Adwhen fools get a pen into their vertiser has the privilege to refer. hands. The death of these two Address by letter (post paid) to A.Y., really great men, happening on 183, Flect-street.

the same day, and on such a day, had in it something singularly inI know the Advertiser very well; teresting and striking: but, this I have known him for some years, wretched newspaper-scribe has and can truly say, that if I stood contrived to speak of it in a way in need of a person in either of calculated to fill the mind with lu- the capacities that he mentions, dicrous instead of sober thoughts. he is the man that I should prefer to almost any other that I know. He writes well, and in a neat hand, is quick, is not conceited, is good-humoured, and has stood several years of matrimony, or to speak more respectfully, has enjoyed several years of conjugal felicity, without any addition being made to his longitude of face; and this latter is, with me, a capi

THIS is the finest Summer I ever knew. It has given us all that the South of France gives. Harvest over, beans and all, early in August; Indian-Corn fit to eat tal consideration. mid-August; Catalpa trees that have been in full bloom; AltheaFrutexes now in full bloom, even

WM. COBBETT.

NEXT REGISTER.

It was my intention to publish, in this present Register, a Letter to SIR JAMES GRAHAM, on his prospectus of national robbery and plunder. I shall do this in my next. The subject of my letter to my friends at BLACKBURN could not be put off.

THE

POOR MAN'S FRIEND.

JUST published, No. 1., a little work under the above title. I intend it to contain about six num

THIS is a day that we all ought to keep. This is a day " for the joyous face," as Prosperity Ro

TWELFTH OF AUGUST. bers, at twopence a Number, to be published monthly. I intend it to be the Companion of the Working Classes, giving them useful information and advice, adapted to their present difficult binson calls it. For, on this situation; and especially I intend auspicious day, our KING WAS it as the means of teaching them BORN, and Castlereagh cut his how to AVOID SUFFERING FROM own throat! The latter event is HUNGER! I intend clearly to exone that ought to be kept fresh in plain to them their rights and their the minds of the people of this duties. Applications from the counkingdom. The Americans al- try should be made without delay, ways, on the 4th of July, re-pub- I shall give one copy of each lish their DECLARATION OF Number to every working family INDEPENDENCE, in order to in Preston, as a mark of my grakeep the event alive in the minds titude for their great kindness toof men, and to make the rising wards me, and also as a mark of generation acquainted with it. my admiration of their sense and For a similar reason I shall, in their public spirit. The other my next, insert the account of Numbers will be published on the Castlereagh's cutting his own first of each succeeding month.throat, after noticing the part he The price, to Gentlemen taking a took in the Power of Imprison-quantity, will be, for one hunment Bill, in the Manchester dred, twelve shillings, for five Affair of 16th August, and in the hundred, fifty-five shillings, and, Six-Acts. These are all things for a thousand, five pounds. that ought never to be forgotten.

supply of Wheat fresh up, chiefly new, but not much Corn of any other description. The samples of

Average Prices of CORN through-new Wheat are dry, but not so good out ENGLAND, for the week ending August 5.

Per Quarter.

in colour and weight as those of last year: old, of fine quality, has sold d. on terms nearly equal to last quotations; for other kinds there is scarcely any demand. New parcels may be generally quoted full 2s. per quarter lower.

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Wheat.. 57 7 | Rye
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Total Quantity of Corn returned as Sold in the Maritime Districts, for the Week ended August 5.

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Wheat.. 41,286 | Rye ....
Barley.. 2,765 Beans
Oats. 14,380 Pease..

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Barley is more in demand, and be reported 1s. to 2s. per quarter 2,709 higher. Beans are not so plentiful as of late, and may be quoted full 2s. per quarter dearer, though with little demand. Boiling Pease support the terms of this day se'nnight. Grey Pease are also without variation. The certainty of the ports not opening for Oats this time, has given ..302 the factors more confidence in stand

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Friday, Aug. 11.--The supply of Wheat and Flour this week is fair,

grain, an advance of 1s. to 2s. per been obtained, chiefly from needy quarter on last Monday's prices has buyers. In Flour no alteration.

but all other articles short. Fine Wheat supports Monday's terms, other sorts are not in demand. Barley, Beans, and Pease, meet no alteration in value. Oats are getting dearer, and are 1s. per quarter higher than on Monday.

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Corn Exchange, Mark Lane. Quantities and Prices of British Corn, &c. sold and delivered in this Market, during the week ended Saturday, August 5.

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Wheat.. 4,846 for 15,036 15 10 Average, 62 0
Barley.. 120
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Oats.. 5,596 7,958 10 3...... 28 5

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Monday, Aug. 14.-The arrival of Wheat and Flour last week was tolerably good for this season of the year; of Oats it was moderate, and of all other Grain short. To this morning's market there is a fair

Price on board Ship as under. Flour, per sack ...50s. 55s. Seconds.... ..42s. 46s. North Country ..40s. 438.

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COAL MARKET, Aug. 11. Ships at Market. Ships sold. Price. 514 Newcastle.. 27 25s. 02. to 32s. 6d. 22 Sunderland 14 30s. 94. -34s, Od.

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* Dalkeith and Haddington are given by the boll.-The Scotch boll for Wheat, Rye, Pease, and Beans, is three per cent. more than 4 bushels. The boll oft Barley and Oats, is about 6 bushels Winchester, or as 6 to 8 compared with the English quarter.

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