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READY RECKONING—continued.
Cwt., gr., and lb., may be readily reduced into lb., thus :-
Cwt. gr. lb.

13 i 5

156 multiply by 12, carrying out two figures.
33 the odd qr. and 5 lb.

1189 lb.

The Tare or per Centage on hundreds-weight, quarters, and pounds is quickly found thus :

Cwt. qrs. lb. 3 per cent. on 123 2 21

2 qrs. or 56 lb. 3

21

369

2 add fur the 2 qrs. 21 lb. as shown annexed

77 3

112)371(3 cwt. 1 qr. 7 lb. amount required.

336

112)231(2

224

35 or 1 qr. 71b.

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Qrs. lb. 2 or 56 1 or 28

16 14 8 7

is three-fourths

three-fifths
one-half
two-fifths
one-fourth
one-fifth

one-eighth
Of a Cut.
is one-half

oue-fourth
one-seventh
one-eighth
one-fourteenth

one-sixteenth Of a Quarter.

Of a pound Sterling. 8. 15 0 is three-fourths 12 0

three-fifths 10 0

one-half 8 0

two-fiftlig 6 8

one-third 5 0

one-fourth 4

one-fifth

one-sixth 2 6

one-eighth 2 0

one-tenth 1 8

one-twelfth 1 0

one-twentieth
Of a Shilling.
d.
9
is three-fourths

two-thirds
one-half
one-third

one-fourth
2

one-sixth 1

one-eighth 1

one-twelfth

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The pence in the price of an article become shillings in the dozen, and the pence in the price of a dozen become shillings in the worth of a gross.

Thus 10d. each is 108. per dozen.

18d. per doz. 188. per gross.

The shillings in the price of an article become pounds in the score.

Thus, 9. the score, will be 98. each, &c. Double the farthings in the price of a lb., call them shillings, add as many READY RECKONING—continued. groats as there were farthings in the said price, the result will be the value of 1 cwt.

far.
Ex.-Rice, at 21d.=11 X 2=22, and 11 groats, 3s. 8d.

Then 22s. + 38. 8d.=25s. 8d. ll. 58. 8d. per cwt.

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In estimating iron, copper, &c.
d.

£ 8. d.
* per lb. amounts to 21. or 2 6 8 per ton.
로 will be

7 0
1.

14 0 0 21

21 0 0

28 0 0 And for every additional farthing, add 2 68. 8d. *In calculating the long hundred, viz., 120, or sixscore pounds (the cwt. of 112 lb. being in these trades called the short hundred), call every penny 108. &c.

Thus, 3d. per lb.=308. per cwt. and 301. per ton.
4.1d. =458.

451.
6d.
=608.

601.

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The pence in the price of a quart of wine become guineas in the value of a hogshead.

Thus, Wine at 4s. 2d. per quart, viz., 50d., will be worth 50 guineas

per hogshead, or 100 guineas per pipe. At 258. per gallon, viz. 68. 3d. per quart=75d., the hogshead will be

75 guineas, and the pipe 150 guineas.

DISCOUNT, &c. 5 per cent. per annum is 1d. in the £ per month. Thus the discount of a bill for 701.

, having 3 months to run, would be 178. 6d., 70d. being 58. 10d., multiplied by the 3 months, produces the 178. 6d.

CUSTOMS TARIFF.

GRANTED BY 16 & 17 VICT., c. 106, Aug. 20, 1853, UNLESS

OTHERWISE MENTIONED.

8. d.

£ AGATES or CORNELIANS, set £100 val.

10 0 0 not set, cut, or manufactured

Free not cut or manufactured

Free ALBUMEN

Free ALE. See BEER ALGANOBILLA SEED

Free ALCALT, not being BARILLA

Free ALKANET Root

Free ALMONDS, not Jordan, nor Bitter, cwt.

0 10 0 Jordan, cwt.

10 0 Bitter

Free Paste of, lb.

0 0 2 For QUANTITIES, see MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION, prefixed to the Journal.

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ALOES ·

Free Alu, Roch

Free not Roch

Free AMBER, rough .

Free Manufactures of, not enumerated (except Beads) Free

DISCOVERY. Pieces of amber have for some time past been found on the coast of Courland, but in such small quantitles that it was hardly considered worth while to collect them. In recently cutting a canal for draining a lake near that of Anserche, on the eastern coast of Courland, between 57° 10' and 58° 20° of north latitude, and not far from the Gulf of Riga, pieces of amber were found,--and, on the search being continued more pieces were picked up on the banks of the Lake of Anserche itself. At first the discovery was kept secret, as the lakes belong to the crown,--and the amber was secretly sold for small sums by the persons who found it. But the inhabitants of the adjacent villages gradually became acquainted with the fact, and they made a practice of going en masse'on Sundays to collect the amber. The priests, annoyed at seeing the churches abandoned, made inquiries as to the cause, and, on learning it, made it known to the authorities. The quantity of amber already sold by the peasants to Jew dealers has brought them in not less than 4,000 silver roubles (the rouble is 4 franks 5 cents), but that is considerably less than its real value. The pieces of amber are tor the most part transparent, and some of them are so large that they fetch from five to six roubles. "In some of the pieces winged insects have been found.-Cor. AMBERGRIS

Free AMBOYNA WOOD

Free ANCHOVIES. See Fish ANGELICA

Free ANIMALS (living), Asses, Goats, Kids, Oxen and Bulls, Cows,

Calves, Horses, Mares, Geldings, Colts, Foals, Mules,
Sheep, Lambs, Swine and Hogs, Pigs (sucking)

Free
SUPPLIES

April 19, 1852. April 18, 1853. April 17, 1854.
Beasts.
4,886
4,092

3,384
Sheep
26,420
20,460

17,870
Calves....
221
188

100
Pigs..
880
305

350

-Economist, April 22, 1854. COMPARATIVE STATEMENT OF PRICES, AND SUPPLY AT SMITHFIELD MARKET,

May 15, 1854. Beef ... 38. 8d. 48. 2d. 4s. 6d. Beasts ...

4,100 Mutton. 4s. Od. 4s. 6d. 48. 10d. Sheep and Lambs

25,092 Veal ... 48. Od. 58. 3d. Calves

294 Pork 3s. 10d. 48. 6d. Pigs

308 Lamb...

58. 8d. 68. 8d.

Monday, May 16, 1853. Beef ... 38. 6d. 4s. 2d. 48. 6d.

4,060 Mutton. 38. 10d. 58. 2d. 58. 6d. Sheep and Lambs

20,463 Veal 4s. Od. 58. Od. Calves

219 Pork 38. 4d. 48. Od. Pigs

330 Lamb...

Бs. 6d. 68. 4d.

Monday, May 17, 1852. Beef ... 2s. 4d. 38. 6d. Beasts ...

3,710 Mutton 38. Od. 48. 4d. Sheep and Lambs

22,975 Veal ... 3s. 4d. 48. 4d. Calves

206 Pork 38. Od. 38. 8d. Pigs

334 Lamb... 58. Od. 58. 8d.

--- T'imes, May 16th, 1854. It shall be lawful for Her Majesty, from time to time, by order in council, to prohibit the importation or introduction into the United Kingdom, or into any particular port thereof, of cattle, sheep, horses, For QUANTITIES, see MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION, prefixed to the Journal.

Beasts ...

...

...

or other animals, either generally or from any place that may be named in such order, for such period as she may deem to be necessary, for the purpose of preventing the introduction of any infectious or contagious disorder among the sheep, cattle, horses, or other animals in this country. 11 & 12 Vict. c. 105, § 1. (Sept. 4, 1848.]

It shall be lawful for Her Majesty from time to time, by order in council, to make such regulations for subjecting sheep, cattle, horses, or other animals to quarantine, or for causing the same to be destroyed upon their arrival in this country, or for destroying any hay, straw, fodder, or other article whereby it appears to her that infection or contagion may be conveyed, and generally to make such regulations with respect to the importation of sheep, cattle, horses, or other animals, as she may consider to be necessary in order to prevent the introduction of any contagious or infectious disorder. $ 2.

If any cattle, sheep, horses, or other animals be imported or introduced, or attempted to be imported or introduced, contrary to the provisions of any order in council made in pursuance of this Act, the same shall be forfeited in like manner as goods prohibited to be imported by any Act relating to the customs ; and all persons importing or introducing or attempting to import or introduce the same, shall be liable to such penalties as are imposed on persons importing or attempting to import goods prohibited by Acts relating to the customs. $ 3.

It shall be lawful for Her Majesty, by any further order in council, from time to time, to revoke the whole or any part of any order issued by Her Majesty in council under the authority of this Act; and from a day to be named in such order, such order or such part thereof as shall be specified in such order of revocation, shall cease and determine. $ 4. ANNATTO, Roll and Flag

Free ANTIMONY, Ore of, Crude, Regulus

Free DESCRIPTION Antimony is a mineral substance having all the seeming characters of a real metal, except malleability. It is a general help in the mixing of metals.-Ed.

PRICE, &c. Antimony, which we obtain almost entirely from Borneo, has risen from 5s. and 103. to 51. to 6l. per ton. In the last war a considerable supply of this mineral was obtained from the old Trewether mine in Cornwall, which is believed to be the only mine in the United Kingdom where regular lodes of it exist, and this was sold at 801. per ton. It is about 25 per cent. less pure than the antimony from Borneo.-Press, May 13, 1854.

£ 8. d. APPLES, raw, bush.

0 0 3 of and from British Possessions, bush.

0 0 2 dried, bush.

0 1 0 AQUAFORTIS

Free ARGOL

Free ARISTOLOCHIA .

Free ARROWROOT, cwt.

0 0 41 ARSENIC

Free Arts, SOCIETY OF: By T. O., May, 1854, all packages imported from abroad containing specimens for the Trade Museum forming by the Society of Arts under the sanction of the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1751 shall be sent direct to the Museum in charge

of an officer of customs, and be examined there, and delivered duty free. ASHES, Pearl and Pot, Soap, Weed, Wood

Free not enumerated.

Free ASPHALTUM or BITUMEN JUDAICUM

Free For QUANTITIES, see MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION, prefixed to the Journal.

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Bacon

Free
COMPARATIVE STATEMENT OF STOCK AND DELIVERY.
Stock

Deliveries.
5,487

2,618 5,814

2,098 3,371

1,856

--Economist, April 22, 1854. BALSAMS, Canada, Capivi, Peru, Riga, Tolu, Balm of Gilead, and unenumerated Balsam

Free BANDSTRING TWIST

Free BARILLA

Free BABK for Tanners' or Dyers? Use, Cascarilla, Peruvian, of other Sorts.

Free Extract of. See Extract.

CINCHONA BARK OF BOGOTA. We have good reason to suppose that the seeming contradictions which have been published about the Cinchona bark of Bogotá, and of its chemical constitution, are easily accounted for by considering the varieties of bark coming into commerce under the same name from the same district. Secondly, that the barks that are now-a-days exported from New Granada are not all China Bogotensis, but are so different from one another, that we must acknowledge that they come from different trees; a few of these barks, those growing in the plateau of Bogotá or its vicinity, I have noticed above. And further, that because the barks come from New Granada they should not be underrated, for they contain some of the best sorts. Schäuffele and Bouquet have shown, that some barks obtained by them direct from the exporter Lopez, of New Granada, are as rich in quinine and einchonine as the China calisaya tera, while naturally, others are not so rich, and some are poor ones. - Exequiel Uricoechea, of Bogoto, Pharmaceutical Journal, April, 1854. BARLEY, Pearled, cwt.

0 0 41 BARWOOD

Free BARYTES, Sulphate of, Ground

Free BASKET Rods, peeled .

Free unpeeled

Free BASKETS corresponding with the description commonly called Berlin, cubic foot

0 0 7 All others, cubic foot

0 0 2 BAST Ropes, Twines and STRANDS

Free BEADS, Arango, lb.

0 0 2 and BUGLES of Glass .

Free Coral, lb.

0 1 6 Crystal, lb.

0 0 2

0 0 2 -not otherwise enumerated, lb.

0 0 2 BEANS, Kidney and French. See Seeds. BEEF, salted

Free fresh, or slightly salted

Free BEEF WOOD

Free BEER or Ale, Mum, Spruce, of other Sorts, brl.

1 0 0 BERRIES, Bay, Juniper, Yellow, Myrobalane, unenumerated,

commonly made use of in Chemical Processes, unenume

rated, not commonly made use of in Chemical Processes . Free Birds, viz. Singing Birds

Free Biscuit and BREAD, cwt.

0 0 4. BITUMEN JUDAICUM. See ASPHALTUM. BLACKING

Free BLACK Wood :

Free BLADDERS

Free Bones (except Whale Fins), whether burnt or not, or as Animal Charcoal

Free Books, being of editions printed prior to the year 1801 bound or unbound .

Free For QUANTITIES, see MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION, prefixed to the Journal.

Jet, lb.

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