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o£'s. d. CARMINE

Free CARRIAGES of all sorts

Free Casks, empty

Free Cassava Powder, cwt.

0 0 45 Cassia, Buds.

Free Fistula

Free Lignea, lb.

0 0 1 CASTOR

Free CASTS of Busts, Statues, or Figures

Free CATLINGS

Free CAVIARE

Free CEDAR Wood

Free CHALK, unmanufactured, prepared or manufactured, and not otherwise enumerated

Free CHEESE, Cwt.

0 2 6 of and from British Possessions, cwt.

0 1 6 The Duty on Cheese to be charged on landing Weight. By C. M., Oct. 12, 1853, on an application that a quantity of cheese entered for exportation only, may be taken according to an average weight, and that general permission may be granted for the like course to be adopted on any future similar importations.

The Board grant the request in respect to cheese entered for exportation only, application in each instance being made to the landing surveyor of the station, who will direct such quantities of the cheese to be weighed as he may deem necessary, in order to ascertain the average weight of each parcel upon which the total weight is to be computed, care being taken that the whole of the packages be carefully examined. CHERRIES, raw, bush.

0 0 2 dried, until July 5, 1854, inclusive, 16.

0 02 from and after July 5, 1834, lb.

0 0 1} CHERRY WOOD

Free Chicory, or any other Vegetable Matter applicable to the Uses of Chicory or Coffee, roasted or ground, lb.

0 0 4 raw or kiln-dried, until October 10, 1854, inclusive, cwt.

0 4 0 from October io, 1854

Free CHINA ROOT

Free China or Porcelain Ware, plain, painted, gilt, and ornament, cwt.

0 10 0 Chip or Willow for platting

Free CIDER.

Free CINNABARIS NATIVA NATIVA

Free CINNAMON, lb.

0 0 2 QUARTERLY SALES. The quarterly series of public sales opened on Feb. 7, 1854, and were concluded the next day. The 4,361 bales and 70 packages comprised 996 bales of first, 2,402 bales of second, and 966 bales of third and fourth sorts. There have been 3,600 bales and 70 packages sold, at a decline of 2d. to 3d. per pound from the previous sales' currency; the prices obtained have ruled from Is. 4d. to 2s. 1d. per pound for first, Is. 20. to ls. 7d. for second, 1s. to 1s. 4d. for third, and from 11d. to 1s. for fourth sorts.- T'imes. CITRATE of LIME

Free CITRIC ACID

Free CITRON, preserved with Salt

Free CIVET.

Free Clocks, not ex. val. of 5s. each, doz..

0 4 0 ex. val. of 5s. and not ex. val. of 12s. 6d., each doz.. 0 8 0 ex. val. of 12s. 6d. and not ex. val. of 31., each 0 2 0 ex. val. of 31. and not ex. val. of 101. each

0 4 0 ex. val. of 101. each, each

0 10 0 Cloves, lb.

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

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£ $. d. COALS, Culm, or Cinders

Free COBALT

Free Ore of, and Oxide of

Free COCHINEAL

Free COCHINELLA WOOD

Free Cocoa, lb.

0 0 1 Husks and Shells, lb.:

0 0 0 Paste or Chocolate, lb.

0 0 2 Coculus Indicus, cwt.

0 5 0 COFFEE, Ib.

0 0 3 kiln-dried, roasted, or ground, lb.

0 0 4 Coir Pope, Twine, and Strands

Free COLOCYNTH

Free COLUMBO Root

Free Comfits, dry, until July 5, 1854, inclusive, lb. 5,

0 0 2 from and after July 5, 1854, lb.

0 0 1 CONFECTIONERY, July 5, 1854, inclusive, lb.

0 0 2 from and after July 5, 1854, lb.

0 0 11 COPPER, Ore of

Free Regulus of : :

Free old, fit only to be re-manufactured

Free unwrought, in Bricks or Pigs, Rose Copper, and all cast Copper

Free Part wrought, viz., Bars, Rods, or Ingots hammered or raised

Free in Plates and Copper Coin:

Free
Wire.

Free
Manufactures of, not otherwise enumerated, and
Copper Plates engraved, cwt.

0 10 0 COPPERAS, Blue

Free Green.

Free White .

Free CORAL, Beads. (See Beads.) in Fragments .

Free whole, polished

Free unpolished

Free Negligees, lb..

0 1 0 CORDAGE, tarred or untarred.

Free CORK

Free Corks, ready made, lb.

0 06 squared for rounding, cwt.

0 8 0 Fishermen's

Free COEX, GRAIN, MEAL, and FLOUR, viz.

0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0

0 1 0 Maize or Indian Corn, qr.

0 1 0 Buck Wheat, qr.

0 1 0 Bear or Bigg, qr;

0 1 0 Wheat Meal and Flour, cwt.

0 0 41 Barley Meal, cwt.

0 0 41 Oat Meal and Groats, cwt.

0 0 41 For QUANTITIES, see MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATION, prefixed to the Journal.

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Wheat, qr.
Barley, qr.
Oats, qr.
Rye, qr.
Pease, qr.
Beans, qr.

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£ 8. d. Corn, &c., Rye Meal and Flour, cwt.

0 43 Pea Meal, cwt.

0 45 Bean Meal, cwt.

0 0 45 Maize or Indian Corn Meal, cwt.

0 0 45 Buck Wheat Meal, cwt.

0 0 45 While the earth remaineth, seed-time and harvest, and cold and heat, and summer and winter, and day and night shall not cease. - Genesis viii, 22.

Land and trade are knit together, and together must wax or wane ; so that it never shall be well with land, but trade be better for it, nor the trade shall suffer but land shall feel it. -Sir Joshua Child.

COMPARATIVE SUPPLY. While the quantity of corn imported from Russia increased in the interval 1840—2 and 1851–3 more than fourfold, the quantity imported from Egypt increased of all kinds of corn tenfold, and of wheat thirtyfold ; and the quantity imported from the United States increased of all kinds of corn sevenfold, and of wheat and flour more than sixfold. Our increasing supplies, therefore, are coming in greater proportions from other countries than from Russia. It is highly satisfactory to see, though the supply of all kinds of grain from the United States does not much exceed that from Russia, that the supply of wheat and flour on the average of the three last years exceeds the supply from Russia by 407,265 qrs. It further appears, too, that while the quantity of wheat and flour imported from Russia was about 16 per cent. of our total importations, that the quantity imported from the United States in the three years 1851–3 was more than 23 per cent. of the total imports.Economist, April 1, 1854.

LONDON. An account of the wheat, flour, barley, and oats, imported into the port of London in the first three months of 1854, with a comparison of the imports in

he same period in previous years. From tables kept by Messrs. Gillies and Horne :

Wheat. Flour. Barley. Oats.
Total

293282 pkgs. 73152 165553
Weekly average arrivals

22560 pkgs.

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CURRENT PRICES OF FOREIGN GRAIN.
Wheat.

Shillings per Quarter.
Dantsic, mixed

79 to 83 high mixed 83 85 extra 88
Konigsberg

77 79

80

83
Rostock, new

79 80
fine 81

84
American, white

80 85
red 77

80
Pomera, Meckbg., and Uekermk.,

red 75 78 extra 80 Silesian

75 78 white 79 81 Danish and Holstein

75 80

none Odessa, St. Petersburg, and Riga

68 71 fine 71 74 Parley Grinding

35-38 Distilling

39 - 41 OatsDutch, brew, and Polands

29 - 31 Ditto, feed

27 - 29 Danish and Swedish feed

29-31 Stralsund

30 - 32 Russian

31 - 32 BeansFriesland and Holstein

42-48 Konigsberg

47 - 50 Egyptian

45-47 Peas Feeding,

50 - 54 Fire boilers ..

55-58 Indian corn

45-48 Yellow

45-48 Flour American, sonr, per barrel

37 - 40 Ditto, sweet, ditto ...

40 - 43 ---Times, April 25, 1854.

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COURT OF COMMON PLEAS, GUILDHALL, JUNE 30, 1853.
(Sittings at Nisi Prius, before Chief Justice Jervis and Special Juries.)

SERCOMBE V. WATNEY.

Mr. Serjeant Byles and Mr. Montague Smith were counsel for the plaintiff; Mr. Knowles, Q. C., and Mr. Willes appeared for the defendant.

This was au action upon a contract to deliver 1,036 quarters 6 bushels of Syrian barley, of fair average quality, of the seasou of 1851, by the Helen, from Jaffa to London. The question was, whether the cargo which was delivered was of the fair average quality of Syrian barley of the season.

Mr. Serjeant Bylfs, in opening the case, said, that he should prove that the barley was excessively foul, and contained dirt, stones, straw, and camels' dung, was heated and tainted, and that he should test the quality by that of Syrian barley brought by the Hannah, the Lauriston, and the Hector, which sailed from Jafla (the ancient Joppa, where Simon the tanner had his house by the sea-side) to British ports; that the cargoes of these vessels weighed respectively 464 lb., 451 lb., and 44, lb. per bushel, whereas that of the Helen weighed only from 40 lb. to 414 10.

Hinckley, a lighterman, proved that he took 200 quarters from the Helen. The weight was from 404 lb. to 41 lb. per bushel. He never knew such barley; it contained quantities of straw, stones, camels' droppings, and insects of various kinds. The stones (exhibited to witness) were a fair specimen. In the process of winnowing witness threw away 40 sucks of dust and insects, 11 of straw and stubble, half a sack of large stones, and bad three four-bushel sacks full left--equivalent to 30 quarters altogether. After winDowing the weight was 46ļ lb. per bushel. In consequence of the great loss by winnowing, he recommended it to be screened only.

It appeared the witness was speaking of Egyptian barley, but was ignorant of what would be a fair average for Syrian.

Baby, the last witness's foreman, spoke to the same effect, and said it had a bad smell, and contained mould.

Cross-examined -He had never seen a cargo of Syrian barley before.

Mr. Wright, a cornfactor, said the cargo was heated from excessive foulness. A loss of 4 or 5 per cent. was not a great loss on Syrian or Egyptian barley.

Re-examined.-It is used for feeding pigs and poultry. Mr. Hutchinson said,-It was discoloured and very foul. Not being a distiller, he could not say whether it would do for that purpose. The market for it would be limited. By the custom of the corn trade quality had reference to the time of shipment.

The Chief JUSTICE (who eutertained a different opinion) took a noto an objection raised on this point.

Cross-examined. The last witness said the quantity of dirt in all Mediterranean cargoes was about the same.

Mr. Asser.---Had been at Smyrna. The harvest is at the end of May. They have no fails. The threshing is done by the treading of oxen.

The CuIEF JUSTICE, in summing up, said Syrian barley was an article not much intro

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duced into this country, and it was plain no one knew much about it. The question was, whether, notwithstanding the mixture of dung and other things, the quality was a fair average for Syrian barley? There was little in the evidence to show how the barley was got in in Syria; they had not Garret's winnowing-machine there yet. Upon the evidence, necessarily slight, the jury must satisfy themselves that the cargo of the Helen was of fair average quality of the season of 1851. If the barley was, in their opinion, of a fair average quality for Syrian barley of that season, the damages would be the difference between the value of it, supposing it had answered the plaintiff's contract, and the value of it such as it was. The Jury found a verdiet for the plaintifl-Damages, £77 14s.

£ 8. d. COWRIES

Free Cotton MANUFACTURES,

East India Piece Goods, viz. :-
Calicoes and Muslins, White

Free
dyed or coloured
Nankeens, not dyed or coloured

Free dyed or coloured

Free Handkerchiefs, dyed or coloured

Free Manufactures, not being Articles wholly or in part made up, not otherwise charged with duty

Free
Wool. See Wool.
Yarn

Free
Fringe, lb.

0 02 Gloves, of Cotton or Thread, doz. pairs

0 0 3 Stockings, of Cotton or Thread, doz. pairs

0 0 6 Socks or Half Hose, of Cotton or Thread, doz. pairs 0 0 3

Articles or Manufactures of Cotton, wholly or in part made up, not otherwise charged with Duty, 1001. value

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USES. Mr. Wallis notices, in the report of his visit to America at the time of the New York Industrial Exhibition, that the cheapness of cotton in the United States, as a raw material, causes it to be used for many of the purposes for which flax and hemp are alone employed in Europe. There was cotton sailcloth at our own Great Exhibition in 1851, and in the Exhibition at New York there were very excellent specimens of the use of cotton in the manufacture of cordage

and twine. Fishing-nets of cotton-twine, woven ou a loom at Baltimore, are stated to be quite equal, in every respect, probably superior, to hand-made nets. Seamless grain-bags are another novel and important article of trade, and a company at Manchester, New Hampshire, have 126 looms employed in producing them. The inventor of the seamless-bag loom has lately patented an adaptation of the invention to the weaving of cotton hose for fire-engines. Mr. Wallis describes it as coming largely into use in the covering of articles of furniture and for carriage linings. CRANBERRIES

Free CRAYONS

Free CREAM of TARTAR

Free CRYSTAL, rough

Free cut or manufactured, except Beads

Free CUBEBS

Free Cubic NITRE. See Nitre. CUCUMBERS, preserved in Salt

Free CURRANTS, Cwt. (and 5 per cent.)

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COURT OF QUEEN'S BENCH, GUILDHALL, FEBRUARY 23, 1854.
(Sittings at Nisi Prius, before Lord CAMPBELL and Special Juries.)

x'ANDREW V. LIDGETT AND ANOTHER. Mr. Bramwell, Q.C., and Mr. Bovill appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. Serjeant Sheo and Mr. T. Jones for the defendants.

The plaintiff, J. C. M'Andrew, was a fruit merchant in London, and the defendants were Mr. J. Lidgett (of the firm of Messrs. Lidgett and Sons, shipowners in Billiter-street)

For QUANTITIES, see MISCELLANEOUS INFORMATios, prefixed to the Journal.

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