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COMMERCIAL REPORT.-November 12, 1821. Elina Sugar.-The Sugar market continues unsteady and depressed, particularly for the
coarse descriptions. The stock in London is 2100 casks less than at the same period last
year, and the average price about Os. Cd. lower. The price of very fine sugar, compared to the inferior descriptions, is good ; but the present state of the sugar market, taking it altogether, affords a very gloomy prospect for the planter. The accounts from all the different Islands, and in a more particular manner from Jamaica, are, as far as regards the ensuing crop, very unfavourable. Excessive dry weather, till a very late period in the season, has scorched the canes to a degree that they cannot recover ; and in the Islands which had suffered less severely from that cause, severe gales of wind in the beginning of September have done great injury to many plantations. Provisions, also, are become very scarce in many places, and thus an additional expence, at a period when he can so ill afford it, is heaped upon the planter. The cultivation of the foreign colonies, from the increase of the slave trade, proceeds with great activity, and the French
Government are now seriously turning their attention to a plan long since recommended to their attention, namely, to cultivate sugar and other colonial produce by colonies established in Africa.
Cotton. In the London market the inquiry for the home market has been limited, but has increased for exportation. In Liverpool, the market has of late been dull, and prices declined about £ per lb. The sales are, however, considerable, and in general well attended.
Coffee.The market for Coffee, after a considerable decline, has become more steady, and a small advance has been maintained in the late sales. Havannah coffee is in request_St Domingo less so. The public sales in general go off briskly. In Liverpool, however, the coffee market is less brisk than in London.
Corn. The price of grain has declined to nearly the level at which it stood before the late speculations and unnecessary alarm raised the market. Vast quantities of grain were bought up in Russia, Poland, and the Austrian States, upon the first alarm of a bad harvest in Great Britain, and on these purchases there must be a very great loss.
The harvest is now completely concluded, and although the crops in some places are short, and in others have suffered a little from the weather, still upon the whole the crop may be stated as a fair average.
Rum. The market for Rum is in a ruinous and depressed state. The stock in London is upwards of 35,000 casks, 15,000 more than at. the same period last year. Sales can scarcely be effected at any price. Brandy has advanced considerably, and the market is more steady. Geneva is very fat. Indeed the immense quantity of this latter article smuggled into Great Britain has rendered the sales of the legally imported article altogether impracticable. Logwood remains steady. Pot-Ashes are in fair demand. The sales of Tobacco are limited. In Oils very little business is doing. Good Hides continue in demand. Palm Oil has declined in price. Dyewoods are steady. Caro= lina Rice is in limited demand. Other articles of commerce do not require to be particularly noticed from our quotations,
The advices from foreign markets are by no means cheering. The Mediterranean continues to be agitated by civil war and rebellion. Spain and Portugal, from prohibitory decrees, and a pestilential fever in the former, renders all commercial transactions - doubtful, insecure, and unprofitable. Spanish South America is agitated throughout with political convulsions and changes ; and in the Brazils the seeds of revolution are so hickly sown, as to leave scarcely any room to doubt that these will produce the most
fatal consequences, and a state of anarchy and confusion. The agricultural interests in Great Britain are suffering so severely as to keep the home trade in a depressed and unprofitble state. The troubles in Ireland are also most detrimental to the commercial proserity of that country. Vol. X.
EDINBURGH... November 14.
Oats. Pease & Beans.
Average of Wheat, £1 : 10: 10d. 6-12ths. per boll.
...... 168. 6d.
Tuesday, November 13. Beef (17) oz. per lb.) 0s. 4d. to Os. 73. | Quartern Loaf Os. 10d. to Os. Od Mutton
Os. 4d. to Os. 6d. New Potatoes (28 lb.) 08. 10d. to Os. Od Veal
Os. 6d. to 0s. 8d. Fresh Butter, per lb. 18. 3d. to Os. Od Pork
Os. 5d. to 0s. 6d. Salt ditto, per stone 16s. Od. to 18s. Od Lamb, per quarter
25. Od. to 2s. 6d. | Ditto, per lb. ls. Od. to Is. 2d Tallow, per stone 78. Od. to 8s. Od. | Eggs, per dozen 18. 4d. to
Ist, ..... 23s. 6d. Ist, .183. Od. 1st, .....17s. Od. 1st, .-... 175. Od. 2d.......338. Od. 2d......21s. Od. 2d,......168. Od. | 2d, ..... 15s. Od. 2d,....., 15s. Od. 3d.......32s. Od. / 3dg......188. Od. 3d,...... 15s. Od. | 3d......138. Od. 3d,...... 135. Od
1st, 2d, 31s. Od. | 2d, 21s. Od. 2d, 168. Od. 2d,
2d, 3d, 298. Od. | 3d, ... 198. Od. | 3d, 158. Od. | 3d,
... -S. Od.
Average, £1 : 10s. 78. 4-12ths.
Average Prices of Corn in England and Wales, from the Returns received in the Week
ended November 3d. Wheat, 555. 1d.-Rye, 245, 4d.-Barley, 26s. 7d. Dats, 20s. 1d.-Beans, 28s. Id.-Pease, 31s. 101.
Beer or Big, Os, Od. Oatmeal, Os. Od.
London, Corn Exchange, Nov. 6.
Liverpool, Nov. 6.
4 d. S. d.
3. d. S. d. Wheat, red, new 38 to 45 Hog pease, 26 to 27 Wheat, per 70. lb, Amer. p. 196 lb. Fine ditto 46 to 30 Maple 28 to 29 Eng, Old 10 O to 11 6 Sweet, U.S.Oto Superfine ditto 54 to 58 White
39 to 33Foreign ..4 6 to 6 0 Do. in bond 28 0 to 30 0 Ditto, old 56 to 72 Ditto, boilers. 34 to 75Waterford 6 0 to 7 4Sour do. . 38 0 to 400 White, new . 40 to 46 New ditto, . -to-Limerick 6 0 to 7 5 Oatmeal, per 940 lb. Fine ditto 48 to 55 SmallBeans,new28 to 30 Drogheda ? O to 7 8 English 30 to 320 Superfine ditto 60 to 64 Ditto old 70 to 33|Dublin 5 0 to 6 9 Scotch 26 0 to 300 Ditto, old 56 to 78 Tick, new . .21 to 23|Scotch 9 0 to 10 9 Irish. 24 0 to 28 0 Foreign, new , to Ditto, old, 30 to 33 Irish Old .90 to 10 0Bran, p. 24 lb. 1 O tol i Rye
28 to 29 Foreign .- to - Barley, per 60 lbs. Fine ditto, to Feed oats. • 17 to 20||Eng. 5 0 to 60
Butter, Beef, fc. Barley 22 to 24 Fine
. 18 to 22||Scotch 5 0 to 6 0 Butter,p-cwt. & d. s. d. Fine, new 24 to 26 Poland ditto 20 to 22||Irish 3 4 to 3 6 Belfast, new 87 0 to 88 0 Superfine 27 to 30 Fine
22 to 26Oats, per 45 lb.
Newry . : 86 0 to 87 0 Malt
52 to 62 Potato ditto . 22 to 25 Eng. pota. 2 10 to 32 Waterford . 79 0 to 80 0 63 to 66
27 to 30||Irish do. , 2 9 to 3 11 Cork,pic.2d, 77 0 to 78 0
Scotch do. 3 O to 3 2 3d dry 70 o to - O
Rye, per qr.- to- Beef, p. tierce.
Malt per b.
90 0 to 95 o 9 0 to 10 0 Middi.
O to 3. d.
Middl. $ 6 to 9 Pork, p. brl. ast. Brown, 8 to 12 0 Hempseed . to Beans, per gr.
- Mess 52 0 to 540 White , , , 5 to 9 0 Linseed, crush. 44 to 50 English.35 0 to 360 - Middl. . 50 0 to 520 sres, new, to - 0 New, for Seed to
0 to 35 0 Bacon, P. ewt. Turnips, bsh. 30 to 36 0Ryegrass, 23 to 28 Rapeseed, p. 1. £30 to 31 Short mids, 50 0 to 32
Red & green - to - o Clover, red ewt. 30 to 66 Pease, grey28 0 to 33 0 Sides 28 0 to -0 -Yellow, to-0-White 61 to 90-White 42 0 to 44 0 Hams, dry, 50 0 to 56 Caraway, cwt. 50 to 60 o Coriander .. 10 to 16|Flour, English,
Green 20 O to 98 Canary, qr.
50 to 60 0 Trefoil .... 16 to 97|lp.2401b.Anc440 to 46 0 Lard,rd.p.e.46 0 to 30 Rape Seed, per last, £23 to £80. Hirish 40 0 to 43 ol Tongue,p.ir.-Oto