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LONDON MARKETS.

Tuesday, March 25, 1817.

Cotton,—The sales of Cotton since our last chiefly consist of East India descriptions j the prices of Bengals and Surals are rather higher; the greater proportion of the former are reported for shipping. The trade pay much attention to Surats; the shipping houses have lately taken the Bengals extensively for export. It is expected the next sale at the India House will be about the ISth April, when 9,000 Bengals, 700 Surats, and 500 bales Madias Cotton, are expected to be brought forward.

Sugar.—The demand for Muscovades continued limited during the whole of last week; towards the Ciobc several parcels were taken, at prices a shade lowers this forenoon every description of Miiscovades, with the exception of strong Sugars, may be purchased is. lower than last week. There has been a good demand for refined goods, the orders from the Continent continue extensive, but very limited as to price; generally below the currency of this market. Molasses have been in steady request. Tbe-demand for Foreign Sugar has not been*»«*tensive -t the prices are little varied.

Coffee.—At the public sales last week, a great proportion was taken in for the proprietors j the quantity »old went off at prices a shade lower, particularly Jamaica. The continental markets are still reported much below the London, and the extensive orders in town continue limited to prices much under the present currency.

Coffee 2?t/L—The Act of Parliament, dated March 17, 1817, continues until the 5lh of April, 1820, an Act of the 52d year of his present Majesty, to regulate the separation of damaged from sound Coffee, and to permit dealers to send out any quantity of Coffee not exceeding eight pounds weight without permit.

Tea.—The prices are little varied since .the aale; the news from China has no effect whatever on the market currency.

Rice.—There is little variation in the prices of Eice; very little East India at market, the prices nominal.

Spices. —Nutmegs have been in request at our quotations 3 other Spices without variation; the demand languid.

BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, & DEATHS, AT HOME.

BIRTHS,

Jan. Sid—At the house of the Countess of

Castles tew art, Glocester-place, Lady Caroline

Bathurst, of a son. At Dowles Lodge, Hants, the lady of Sir Simeon

Stuart, Bart, of a daughter. At Kippax Park, the Honourable Mrs. Bland, of

a son. Ax Bayswater, the lady of Lieut. Colonel Napier,

3d Guards, of a son. At Brussels, the lady of Harcourt Wynne Aubrey.

of a daughter.

At Castlemartyr, the Right Hon. the Countess of

Shannon, of a daughter. The lady of the Hon. Graham Toler, ofason. At the Rectory, Haywarden, Lady Charlotte Ne

ville, of a son and heir.

v!"^Lo.rd8hiE!s house- >n Margaret-street, the

EKST" i)ungaanwn was ^'vered of a

On the 4th of January, at Montreal, the Countess of Selkirk, of a daughter.

MARRIED,

Jan. 31.—At Matylehane Church, by the Rev, — Altwood, B. D. William Charsley, Esq. of the Exchequer, t^ Miss Smith, daughter of Samuel Smith, Esq. of Charlotte Street, Portland Place.

Capt, Ord, of the Royal Artillery, second son of Craven Ord, Esq. oi Greensted Halt, Essex, to Miss Blagrave, niece to the late LadyCullum, of Hardwick House, Suffolk.

At Gilston House, by the Rev. Dr. Lowrie, Sir John Anstruther, Bart. M, P. of Anairuther. to Jessie, third daughter of Major General Dewan, of Gilston.

At Myth, Nottinghamshire, Lieut. Gen, the Hon. Sir William Lumley, K. C. B. to Louisa Margaret Cotton, widow of the late Major Cotton, brother of Lord Combermere.

At I'ancras church, Stratford Robinson, Esq. of Gray's-lnn-place, to Miss Cartwright, eldest daughter of R. Cartwright, Esq. of Hunter Street, Brunswick Square.

DEATHS.

Capt. Timbrell, the late candidate for the EastIndia Direction.

A melancholy and fatal accident happened on the 27th of September last, in the Bay of Bengal, to Fraucis, the second son of Major General Wilder, M. P. In descending from the Astell East-Indiaman, into a barge alongside, his foot slipped, he missed his hold, and fell between tne ship and craft, and although every exertion w;i» made tn save him (particularly by one of the quarter masters, who immediately jumped overboard at the risk of his own life), the rapidity of the current was such, that he sunk and was seen no more. He thus perished in the 14th year of his age.

The Countess of Uxbridge, at her house in Bolton-row Her Ladyship was mother to the Marquis of Anglesea, She was in her 7Mh year.

The Gazette de Fravce announces the death of Lieutenant-General Abercromby, at Marseilles, in the 43d year of his age. He was member of Parliament for Clacmannanshire, and second son of Sir Ralph Abercromby.

The Right Hon. Lady Glenbervie.

Ladv Halton, wife of Sir Wm. Halton, Bart.

At Nice, Dorothea, eldest daughter of William Grant, Esq. of Congalton.

At Edinburgh, the lady of Sir Alex. Don, Bart. M. P. of Newton Don.

At Hainfield, in Styria, in the 18th yeaT of lug age, Godfrey Wenceslaus, Count of Purgstall, Count of the Holy Roman Empire, only son of the late Wenceslaus, Count of Purgstall, &c. and of Jane Anne, second daughter of the late Hon. George Cranstoun.

At the house of Charles Brooke, Esq. M P, Lonz Ditton, Surrey, the Right Hon. Lady Amelia Leslie, second daughter of the late Earl of Rothes.

At Lichfield, in the 88th year of her age, Mrs. Mary Jervis, first cousin to the Earl of St Vincent.

At his Beat at Carlton, Northamptonshire, Sir John Palmer, Ban. many years a representative in Parliament for the county of Leicester, and one of the Governors of Christ's Hospital, London, aged 8S years.

At Brighton, after a fortnight's illness, in the 74th

- year of her age, Theodosia Countess of Clanwilliam, relict of John, Earl of Clanwilliam.

At his house, in Eccles-street, Dublin, in the 70th year of his age, Wm. Forbes, Esq. late an eminent merchant in that city.

Mrs. Riiherdon, wife of Mr, Ritherdon, formerly of Aldgate, goldsmith.

Aged five months, the infant son and heir of G# R. Dawson, Esq. M. P. of Berkeley-square.

In his 84th year, G. P. Towry, Esq, Commissioner of the Victualling-office, father of Lady Ellenborough,

Of a rapid decline, W, Jackson, Esq. of Barbican, spice merchant.

INDIA SHIPPING INTELLIGENCE.

Home Porta.

Gmvesend, Feb. 26—Sailed the Ellergill, Luke, for Madeira and Batavia.

March 5.—Arrived the Providence, Green, from Bombay.

Sailed the Alcyont Thompson, for the Cape of Good Hope.

March 7.—Arrived the Java, Hodges, from Calcutta,

Sailed the William Pitt, Living, and Stratton, Dale, for India.

..Dent, Feb. so.—Came down from the river and remain, the Mary Ann, for Bengal j and Regent, for Fort William.

March 3.—Put back the Caledonia, for Fort St. George; Elizabeth, for Ceylon; and Marshal Wellington, for Bengal.

Five o*Clock.—Blows hard.—The ships appear to ride—all well.

March 4—Arrived and remain, the Garland, Brown, from the Cape of Good Hope.

The Butch ship Columbus, from Amsterdam to Batavia, lost an anchor and cable i«t night.

March 5.—Remain in the Downs the following East-Indiamen, together with a great many other outward bound vessels:—Herefordshire, Bridgewater, General Kyd, Atlas, Marquis of Welting. ton, Minerva, Cerberus, Mary Ann, Marshal Wellington, Brothers, Barton. Henrietta Elizabeth, Columbia, Waterloo, Bombay Merchant, Caledonia, Martha, Baring, Lord Wellington, Regret, Speke, Eliza, London, Abeona, Regalia, Lloyd's, Experiment, Ellergill, Astrep, and Maria.

March 7.—Arrived and sailed for the river, the Cornwall, from China; and Lord Hungerford, from Calcutta.

Came down from the river and remain, thePiincess Charlotte, for Bombay.

March lj.—Put back, the Speke, for Bengal; Ranger, for the South Seas, Elizabeth, for Ceylon; and William Pitt, for Bombay.

Came down from the river, the Streatham, for Madras and Bengal; and Faith, for Madeira and St. Christopher'*.

March 14.—This morning the wind shifted to the N. E. and the whole of the outward-bound got under weigh and proceeded down Channel, except the Strtatham, Rose, Waterloo, and Princess Charlotte of Wales, Easi-Indiamen, which wait for their Pursers.

Five o'CJocfc,—TheWinchelsea, Scott, for China, is just come in sight, and will be in the Downs in the eourse of an hour. All the Pursers are arrived, and will sail this evening.

March 16.—Sailed on the nth, the Waterloo and Winchelsea, for China; and Rose, Princess Charlotte of Wales, and Streatham, for Madras and Bengal.

Sailed yesterday, the John, Fairbourn, for the Cape of Good Hope.

Dover, Jan. 17.—The Eleanora from Sumatra is arrived.

The Company's ship Cornwall, from China, it arrived off the Isle of Wight, she left China on the 13th November, and St. Helena on the 23d January. The under-mentioned ships were left at Canton* viz -.—General Hewett, Wyndham, Surat Castle, Hugh Inglis, Lord Lyndoch, Marchioness of Exeter, Coldstream, Lady Castlereagh, Cambridge, Regent, Marquis of Ely, Fort William, Scaleby Castle, Earl of Balcarras, Buckinghamshire, Marquis of Huntly, Castle Huntly, Lady Melville, Cabalva, and Cumberland.

The private ship Hungerford arrived in the Dowris the 6th March j left Bengal the gist Octo

ber, and the Cape of Good Hope the 5th January.

• Jon 20.—The East-India ship Hibernia, for Madras and Bengal, with twenty other outwardbound merchant ships, havt- put into S pithead with foul winds.

The Admiral Gambier, for Ceylon, and Essex, for Jamaica, put back to Portsmouth Saturday afternoon; the former had been a fortnight at sea.

Portsmouth, March it.—Arrived the Marqnis of Wellington, Minerva, Herefordshire, and Bridgewater, From the Downs, for India; and Venus, from the Downs, for the South Seas.

March 14.—Arrived the Ranger from the Downs, for the South Seas,

Sailed the following East-Indiamen : Herefordshire, Bridgewater, General Kyd, Atlas, Marquis Wellington, Minerva, Victory, Mary Ann, Oswelk, and Marshal Wellington. Also, Brothers for St. Helena; Mary, for the Cape of Good Hope} Cliarles Wildm.n, and Ventts, for the South Seas; and Admiral Gambier, for Ceylon.

March 16.—Salted to day the Ranger, Garbutr, for the South Seas, and yesterday the Conqueror and Hardy for St. Helena; and the Henry and Elizabeth, Jamen, for Batavia.

Plymouth, March 15.— No arrivs Is of consequence.—Sailed yesterday the L'Elephant, French "'Kate, for the Isle ofBourbon.

Rear-Admirals Plampin and Sir David Milne are still prevented from sailing to their respective destinations, by cout^y win,is. It is rather a remarkable circumstance, that, during the last four months, the wii.d has blown toward the east only twenty-seven days, and not fuur days in succession.

Rear-Admiral Plampin sailed on Saturday afternoon from Poitsmouth for St. Helena, in the Conqueror, 74, < aptain Davie.

The foreign stations, we are informed, are robe reduced; and that the following ships are to return home, to be paid off; Orontes (arrived), Falmouth and Spey, from St. Helena.—The Favourite. Volage, and Icarus are yet to be paid off from the war establishment t they are on their passage from the East-Indies.'

The Phston, Capt. Stan fell, is coming home from St. Helena; and the Pique, Capt. Tait, from Jamaica.

SHIP-LETTER MAILS FOR INDIA.

PRIVATE SHIPS.

Ship's Namet. Tons. Probable Time of Sailing.

Isle of France,

Paragon 390 from Deal Mar. 19.

Potton 400 Mar. so.

Herald 400 Mar. S8,

Isle of France, Madras, and Calcutta,

Layton 500 Mar. A3.

Isle of France, Madras, and Bengal.

Sappho 400 Apr. 10.

Cape of Good Hope and Isle of France, Earl of Morley.... 360 Mar. 18.

Columbo. Prince Regent .... 400 Apr. S3. Cape of Good Hope,

Garland • 180 Apr. 5.

Thomas 193 Apr. 2.

Madras, and Bengal.

Contest 380 Apr. 5.

Bombay. Asia 150 Apr. ?•

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* Parcels of the late sale at the India-House bear a premium of 9d a Is per lb.

On Tuesday, 13 MayPrompt 8 August.

Company's. •— Pepper 3,284 bags ■— Cinnamon. Cloves, Mace, and Nutmegs 300,000 lbs.—Oil of Cinnamon, &c. 278 bottles—Saltpetre 1,000 tons.

Privilege. —Ginger—Cassia Lignea—Munjeet

Rattans — Tin — Sandal-wood — Red Saunders— Ebony—Camphit e.

On Friday, 18 AprilPrompt 18 July.

Privilege.—Cotton Wool 8,080 bales—Cotton Yarn 190 bales

Private-Trade and Privilege.—Tea 1,481 chests —Silk Handkerchiefs—Gum Benjamin—Dragons' Blood—China Root—Rattans—Madeira Wins.

Indian Securities and Exchanges.

No alteration since our hrst

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