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Coffee, Java
2 10 0 2 17 0 Rattans ..

100 02 6 04 6 Cheribon 2 12 0 2 18 0 Rice, Bengal White....cwt. 0 11 0

0 13 0 Sumatra andSamarang 1 160 - 2 3 0


0 14 0 0 16 0 Ceylon 2 6 0 2 8 0


0 7 6 0 80 Mocha 2 18 0 5 15 0 Safflower ....

2 0 0 7 10 0 Cotton, Surat .Ib 0051 0 0 74 | Sago

0 10 0 0 120 - Madras 0 0 6 0 0 72 Pearl

0 15 0 I 30 Bengal 0 0 6 0 0 73 Saltpetre..

1 4 0 1 66 Bourbon

Silk, Bengal

Drugs & for Dyeing.

Novi Aloes, Epática cwt. 9 10 0 16 10 0

Ditto White . Anniseeds, Star.. 3 13 0 3 15 0

China Borax, Refined. 3 15 0 4 0 0

Bengal Privilege. - Unrefined 3 10 0

Organzine Camphire, in tub 6 10 0 7 00 Spices, Cinnamon.

0 4 0 0 10 6 Cardamoms, Malabar.. fb 0 3 0

0 3 3

0 0 11 0 1 3 Ceylon

0 1 8
0 1 10

0 3 0 0 8 0 Cassia Buds ....cwt.


0 6 8 0 7 0 Lignea 3 0 0 3 5 0 Ginger

cwt. 1 8 0 1 10 0 Castor Oil ib 0 0 7 0 1 2

Pepper, Black
China Root.

. cwt. 28 0
30 0 0


2 8

2 13 0 Sugar, Bengal cwt. 1 2 0 1 13 0 Dragon's Blood. 0 15 0 28 0 0

Siam and China

1 2 0 17 0 Gum Ammoniac, drop 6 0 0 7 0 0 Mauritius (duty paid) 2 8 0 3 00 Arabic 2 2 0 3 0 0

Manilla and Java

1 2 0

1 5 0 Assafætida 1 10 0 4 10 0 Tea, Bohea...

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2 04 Benjamin, 3d Sort.. 3 10 0 10 0 0


0 1 73

4 1 Animi.... 5 0 0 8 10 0


none Gambogium.. 7 10 0 18 00 Campoi

0 1 103 03 03 Myrrh 2 0 0 9 0 0


0 1 9 0 2 11 Olibanum 0 14 0 2 5 0


0 3 0 0 4 8 Kino... 12 0 0

Hyson Skin

0 19 0 2 4 Lac Lake. tb 0 0 3 0 0 8 Hyson.

0 2 113

0 8 2
0 1 11 0 2 0

Young Hyson

24 0 2 17 0 Tin, Banca..

.cwt. 2 16 0 3 2 0 Musk, China .......oz. 0 10 0 17 0 Tortoises hell.

tb 1 7 0 2 0 0 Nux Vomica ........cwt. 0 13 0 0 15 0 Vermilion

....tb 0 3 3 Oil, Cassia Oz. ( 06 0 0 6! Wax ....

cwt. 5 10 0 6 0 0 Cinnamon

0 4 0 0 5 6 Wood, Sanders Red....ton 12 10 0 13 0 0 Cocoa-nut. 1 11 0 1 14 0 Ebony

8 0 0 10 0 0 Cajaputa 0 0 5 0 0 8 Sapan

12 0 0 20 00 Mace

002) 0 0 3
0 0 11 0 1 2



Cedar Wood. .......foot 0 0 5 007 Rhubarb 0 1 8 0 2 3 Oil, Fish

.......tun 22 10 0 -23 14 Sal Ammoniac ......cwt. 3 0 0 3 2 0 Whalefins

.ton 10000 Senna

.....tb003} 0 1 2 Wool, N. S. Wales, viz. Turmeric, Java ....cwt. 0 13 0 0 18 0 Best.

tb 0 3 6

046 Bengal 0 12 0 0 16 0 Inferior

0 2 3

0 3 10 China.

0 18 0
1 4 0

V. D, Land, viz.
Galls, in Sorts
3 10 0 3 15 0 Best...

0 2 6 0 2 11 Blue 4 15 0 Inferior

0 10 0 2 1 Hides, Buffalo

Ox and Cow..
0 0 5


07 Indigo, Purple and Violet 0 6 9

0 7 1 Aloes

cwt. 1 7 6 1 9 0 Fine Violet

0 6 9 0 7 1 Ostrich Feathers, und .... tb Mid. to good Violet ., 0 6 3 0 6 8 Gum Arabic

cwt. 1 5 0 1 10 0 Violet and Copper 0 5 10 0 6 6 Hides, Dry

tb 0 0 4 - 0 0 8 Copper ( 5 8 0 6 0


0 0 49 005) Consuming, fine 05 4 0 60 Oil, Palm

.cwt. 1 8 6 Do. ord. and low 0 4 7 0 5 2 Raisins

2 0 0 Do. very low

0 4
4 6 Wax

5 15 0 6 0 0 Oude, ord. to good md. ( 3 9 0 4 3 Wine, Cape, Mad., best..pipe 17 0 0 19 0 0 Madras, gd. to fine md. ( 4 6 0 5 1 Do. 2d & 3d quality

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Sugar.- The market for East-India sugars is commend that the sales of indigo be henceforward dull.

Mauritius sugar is on the advance; the undertaken and carried on by some responsible stock is 28,245 bags less than last year. The stock public company, whereby alone the necessary proof West-India sugars is also less.

tection can be extended to all interests concerned ; Coffee.-East-India coffees fetch better prices That this meeting, being of opinion that no esthan for some time past.

tablishment-in London at present offers equal adSilk.-The sale commenced on the 23d. Prices vantages for the warehousing and inspection of are higher than was expected; good silks are indigo to those afforded by the St. Katharine bought freely.

Docks, resolve to urge the directors of that ComTea.-The quarterly sale began on the 2d June, pany to undertake the management of the sale of and finished on the 19th. The following are the the article on the same principles as those hitherto prices obtained :-Boheas, chests, ls. 119d. to pursued by the East-India Company, viz. Ist. 2s. 0d. ; $ chests, Is. 11 d. to 2s. 14d.; large do., That they provide a sale-room and suitable offices, Is. 11 d. to Is. 11 d.-Congou packages, ls. 11 d. in a convenient part of the city (central for pur- . to 2s. 0 d. ; common, ls. 7 d. to ls. 7 d.; better, poses of business), for the disposal of the article ls. 9d. to ls. Ild.; good, 25. 2d. to 25. 6d ; fine, by public auction, and for the receipt and payment 2s. 10d. to 4s. ld.-Compois, common, ls. 11}d. to of deposits, prompts, &c.; 2dly. That they hold 2s. 3d. ; best, 2s. 6d. to 25. 11d.-Twankays, com- periodical sales, to the number of three, or, at the mon, ls. 9d. to ls. 9 d. ; better, ls. 10 d. to 28. ; outside, four, in the year, as may be determined middling, 2s. 1d. to 25. 3d. ; finest, 2s. 4d. to 2s.lld. with the consent of the importers; that they re--Hysons, common, 2s. 11 d. to 3s. Id.; better, ceive applications from importers desirous of put3s. 3d. to 33. 8d.; middling, 4s. to 4s. 6d. ; finest, ting up their indigoes at such periodical sales ; 6s. 5d, to 8s.--Boheas have sold from d. to id, and that they issue timely declarations specifying per Ib.dearer ; Congous, ld. to 5d.dearer ; Campois, the quantity and period of sale; 3dly. That they 5d. dearer ; Twankays,common, 1 d. lower; appoint an official auctioneer and a crier to act in fine do., 2d. to 4d. dearer; Hysons about the the same manner as has hitherto been the practice same as last sale.

of the East-India Company; and that they make • Since the sale, there has been a considerable it a by-law that such officers shall be wholly undemand for teas, and a premium of id. and 14d. connected with any commercial transactions, wheper lb. is given for some sorts of Congous and ther as principal or agent, on pain of forfeiture of Twankays.

their respective offices ; 4thly. That weight-notes the stocks of the consumers

are said to be low. Indigo.--There are no sales of any consequence ; and warrants be made out and issued in precisely

the same manner as those of the East-India Com

pany; 5thly. That, in order to secure that secrecy At a Meeting of Indigo Brokers, held on which is deemed essential to the interests of the 4th June, it was resolved, That, for the buyers, the Brokers' Declarations of their prinmutual interest of all connected with the cipals, sealed up, be forwarded to the Company indigo trade, a system as nearly as possible ap- with ten days after each sale respectively; which proximating to that adopted by the East-India declarations shall remain unopened unless any lot Company, for the sale of the article, should or lots shall be left unpaid for at the expiration of be adhered to; that, it being of paramount im

the prompt; in which case the said declarations portance that ample security be furnished as re- shall be opened and inspected so far as may be gards both the receipt and payment of monies and necessary to ascertain the purchaser of such lot or the delivery of goods; and as no individual firm, lots : but if the prompt has been paid up, then either of merchant or broker, however respectable such declarations shall be returned, upon applicaor wealthy, can afford that perfect safety, in these tion, unopened to the respective brokers, at the most important matters, which is essential both to expiration of seven days after the prompt-day. buyer and seller; 'this meeting strenuously re

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FREDERICK BARRY, Stock and Share Broher, 7, Birchin Lane, Cornhill.


This case


days after this, about seven o'clock in the

evening, when the lady and gentlemen LAW.

passengers and the defendant were present, Supreme Court, February 17.

Capt. Eyles came into the cuddy, with an

open letter in his hand. He shewed it to Robert Deane Chamberlain v. H. F.

two of the passengers, and then, before the Jenkins. Mr. Turton stated the case for plaintiff took any part in the discussion, the plantiff, - The plaintiff is a young said aloud : “ Mr. Higgins is not the only officer, about to join his Majesty's 31st person on board who has given us the lie; regiment, and the defendant is the purser Mr. Chamberlain says we are all liars, of the ship Malcolm, Capt. Eyles, on and you, Mr. Jenkins (the defendant,) he which the plaintiff came, as a cabin-pas- says are a liar." Upon this, defendant senger, to this country. My client is started up and said to plaintiff, “ Did you, compelled to seek redress at your lord- Sir, call me a liar?”' to which the latter reship's hands, which, as a gentleman, le plied, “ Yes, I did, as the report you cirwould have much rather obtained per- culated was false.” Defendant then left sonally from the defendant.

his place at one end of the cuddy table, and is simple, and unencumbered with diffi- proceeded, in a threatening manner, to the culty; there is nothing to be proved but other end where the plaintiff was situated, the assault, which will be sworn to by the and struck him ; the plaintiff returned passengers, who saw it, gentlemen of un- the blow in self-defence, and they were questionable veracity. Nothing will there. then separated. The following morning, fore remain for consideration, but the Capt. Eyles wrote a letter to the plaintiff, amount of damages to which my client

requiring him not to go again into the is entitled. The damages are of very little cuddy. The plaintiff, for the sake of moment to my client; they formed no part peace, complied with this command. It of the consideration in his mind which in

appears that defendant is a part-owner duced him to come into a court of justice; of the Malcolm, and that his captain said his object being to clear his character of

to one of the passengers that the defendant any imputation which the conduct of the

was so near and dear a friend of -him (the defendant might have cast upon it had the captain), that he could not decide any thing defendant been allowed to go unpunished between defendant and a passenger. And It appears that the purser, for reasons I so it appeared by his conduct, for nothing will not speak of, conceived a dislike to was said to defendant, and he was permitthe plaintiff. Further, it appears, that ted, as usual, to resort to the cuddy. My the cabins in the after-part of the lower client, when he arrived in Calcutta, applied deck, which were occupied by lady-passen. to a friend to see the defendant, and to kers, were partitioned off from the other

seek some kind of satisfaction, I will not cabins, with the exception, strange to say, say what, on behalf of my client. Mr. of the purser's, which was included within Jenkins refused to satisfy plaintiff in the the partition. The defendant circulated a

way he wished, and subsequently sent in report that the plaintiff had peeped into charges against my client, as an officer, to the defendant's cabin. Upon this the

the adjutant general. These were returned plaintiff, indignant at such a charge, made by the adjutant general, by the order of the enquiries among the gentlemen passengers Commander-in-chief, on the ground that if they had heard the report, and stated to the defendant was the aggressor, accompathem that he had on several occasions · nied by a severe reprimand for his conduct, spoken to persons within the partition, as he being at the time an officer of the ship, others had done, but that he never intend. and the plaintiff in his Majesty's service. ed, nor did he in any way break in upon It is particularly important in this case for the privacy of the defendant. My client your lordships to know that the plaintiff then went to the defendant, who, on being was one of the youngest, and defendant questioned, admitted that he had circulated one of the oldest on board, although the the report. The plaintiff then told him, latter, certainly, has not shewn himself that he (the plaintiff) had not peeped into one of the wisest. I do not say that his cabin; but the defendant still persisting the plaintiff has received much perin the truth of the charge, my client cer- sonal injury, but it must be remembered tainly did, in the broadest possible lan- that there are injuries which affect the guage, tell him that it was false. Defen. mind and the character, although they dant allowed that it was a fact that the may not affect the body : such was that revenetian blinds of his cabin were fastened ceived by my client, a King's officer, about down in the inside, so, if this were the to join his regiment for the first time, I case, it was impossible that any person have already said that damages are not an could see through them. Two or three object to him, and to shew my sincerity, I Asiat. Journ.N.S. Vol.14.No.56.

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now offer my learned friends on the op- Jenkins then addressed Mr. Chamberlain, posite side to forgive them altogether, if and asked him if he meant to say that he they will consent to a verdict and nominal was a liar. Mr. Chamberlain replied, “I damages being entered against them.” have done so, but it was in consequence of

This offer being refused, the trial pro- being unjustly accused; I do so now deceeded.

cidedly, if you persist in saying I opened The following witnesses were examined. your venetians.” Some further altercation

Major Cubitt.— I caine passenger from took place, when the defendant came from the Cape on the Malcolm. Mr. Chamber- the end of the table where he had been lain bad dined in the cuddy on the 25th of sitting, and struck the plaintiff twice beOctober, and the day before. I remember fore the blows were returned. When they Capt. Eyles coming into the cuddy that were separated, Jenkins said, “Let me evening; he had a note in his hand ; seve- have at that infernal scoundrel," meaning ral ladies and gentlemen were present. me, One of the cuddy servants caught Capt, Eyles read the note, but not aloud, hold of him and told him not to strike me, Capt. Eyles then accused one of the pas- as he would come worse off than with sengers of being a nuisance, and disturbing Mr. Chamberlain. The confusion lasted the barmony of the ship. This led to a about one hour and a half ; in the course great deal of discussion, in which Mr. of it, defendant threatened to have plaintiff Jenkins ultimately joined. I was sitting tried by court-inartial and dismissed the near Mr. Chamberlain, who took no part service. Afterwards, Mr. Chamberlain did in the discussion until spoken tu by Mr,

not dine in the cuddy ; he always, in my Jenkins. I do not know what it was that opinion, conducted himself as well as a the latter said, but in reply Mr. Chamber.

passenger could. lain either gave Mr. Jenkins the lie or Cross-examined., I have been told by said he was a liar. I think that, previous plaintiff that he had applied the same epi. 10 this, Capt. Eyles had said Mr. Cham. thet to others on board, I understood berlain had given them (meaving the offi. that he had said so to defendant and others cers of the ship) the lie, or called them of the crew. I consider the officers of a ship liars. After Mr. Chamberlain had given like the Malcolm as part of the crew. Mr. Jenkins the lie, the latter went The blows were two, and given as quick towards him in a menacing attitude. I as blows generally are. Capt. Eyles was did not see them when they came into looking on; I remarked to him that he collision, the ship was rolling at the time; was quite cool. I was also quite cool afterwards I saw both parties on the table,

wben I called himn a liar. It was not a Mr, Chamberlain undermost, and Lieut. scuffle, it was a premeditated assault. Wiggins endeavouring to separate them. Ensign Clarke.-I am an officer in the Two or three of the cuddy servants came Third Buffs, and was applied to by the in, and succeeded in separating them, plaintiff to see Mr. Jenkins. I waited on After this the plaintiff did not dine in the him as the plaintiff's friend, and he de. cuddy; defendant did.

sired that the object of my visit might be Cross-examined. Mine was the stern stated in writing. I delivered to him the cabin in the poop. I have seen the divi. note now produced. He said he had struck sions of the cabins belows; there are vene

Mr. Chamberlain in consequence of the tians above and boards below. I have language used by the latter. I did not heard that Mr. Chamberlain looked succeed in the object of my visit. through the venetians into the purser's This closed the case for the plaintiff, cabin, but never heard the charge made in Mr, Allvocate General, for the defenhis presence. The contents of the note dant. The more I think of this case, the captain brought into the cuddy were the greater the reason I see for regret, for not communicated to Mr. Chamberlain, the sake of the plaintiff as well as for the

Lieut. Wiggins. I was in the cuddy sake of my client, but more for the sake on the 25th of October ; saw Capt. Eyles of the plaintiff, that it has been thought come in with the note. He said I was the necessary to bring this action. I have al. cause of uproar on board, and made another ways, in my old-fashioned notious of remark, which caused me to say that he gentlemanly conduct, thought that it was was a liar. Capt. Eyles replied that I not usual, without shewing some sort of was not the only person on board who had resentment or displeasure, to submit to called the officers liars. Previously to this that description of language which the my wife had addressed him, and in reply witnesses have given evidence of, and be called her a naughty and a bad woman. which I think is seldom heard in what is I then called him a liar, and said, he dare deemed good company. It has been stated, not say so when he was not on board and in the course of this trial, that the word liar in command of his vessel. He said, “ Did has been made use of by the plaintiff most you dare to call me, as Capt. Eyles, a frequently; such language is seldom heard liar ?" I answered, “No ; but as Mr. in the society of gentlemen; and I would Eyles, you are an infernal liar," He ask my learned friend, if it is likely to give then alluded to Mr. Chamberlain as hav. his client a .proper introduction to the ing made use of similar expressions. Mr. company of gentlemen bearing his Majes

ty's commission ? My learned friend has the Malcolm, deposed to having seen plainonly succeeded in showing one thing in tiff looking through the venetians previous behalf of his client, viz. that he has had the to the vessel going into the Cape. common-place courage to send a challenge. Henry Claxton, thc cuddy servant, I submit that out of three or four witnesses Joseph Ingleview, the steward, and David who have been called in this case, only one Wilson, the captain's cook, deposed to has proved that a blow had been struck. having seen the plaintiff' look through the

Though I am not going to deny that the venetians at various times. defendant's rising from the table angrily, Capt. James Eyles.- I have received a may be, by construction of law, termed an subpæna from Mr. Chamberlain. On the assault, I question whether it is such an 24th of Oct. I heard a dispute between one as ought to cause this action, or be Mr. Jenkins and Mr. Chamberlain, and considered a proper introduction to his heard the latter give the lie. Mr. Jenkins Majesty's 31st regiment of Foot. The informed me that plaintiff had been lookplaintiff rests the whole case on the truth ing through the venetians of his cabin. or falsehood of the accusation; but though In alluding to this matter in the cuddy, Mr. Wiggins could not credit that his the quarrel took place. friend had been guilty of impropriety, Cross-examined. I did not

see the I will prove to the court that the plaintiff defendant strike the plaintiff ; I saw the has not been innocently accused ; and scuffle, but no blows struck. I saw dewhen your lordships come to the question fendant rise from his seat, but cannot say of what damages ought to be given, doubt- that he rose as if he was going to strike. less this conduct will have considerable I called Mrs. Wiggins a naughty woman effect. I shall shew that the plaintiff had at the time of the disturbance. I did not been frequently seen peeping through the make that observation before Mr. Chamvenetians into the purser's cabin; and that berlain gave me the lie. I begged Mrs. though on some occasions he was unsuc- Wiggins' pardon for having used the cessful in his attempts, because the vene- expression. I believe Mr. Wiggins did tian was fastened, at other times he was not give me the lie in consequence of my more successful, if so I may call it, and making that observation. I don't know why did look through. Now if a court of law he did so. I did not hear him do so. Mrs. was to be converted into a court of honour, Wiggins said she thought I was a gentleand this conduct duly weighed, I think it man; I apologized, and said I was sorry would seem that there was little occasion had spoken to her at all. Slie had alluded for sending a challenge. Now, under such to something in reference to the occasion, circumstances, I feel satisfied that your and I said she was a naughty woman for lordships will see there is no ground what. alluding to it.. Mr. Wiggins said he ever for vindictive damages.'

would bring me before this court for it. William Gellam, chief officer of the I have a doubt that he called me a liar, Malcolm. I was not present at the dis. I excluded Mr. Wiggins from the cuddy turbance ; on the day previous, I heard for having insulted a lady at the cuddy plaintiff say to defendant, when both were table. I wrote a letter to him. on deck, “ It is a lie, and you are a liar Mr. H. J. Collis, surgeon of the Malá if you say so." I was called below by colm.--I was present in the cuddy on the Capt. Eyles, who asked me if I had seen 25th October, and saw Mr. Jenkins run plaintiff looking through defendant's vene- towards Mr. Chamberlain. The quarrel tians. I replied I had; he then called arose from the latter calling the former a Lynn, Wells, Atherton, the steward, cook,

liar. I heard a conversation between in all nine persons, and the same reply Lieut. Wiggins and the captain, but bewas given. Nothing was said by the plain- lieve it was after the scuffle. tiff just then, but he afterwards said, “ It Cross-examined. When the captain was a lie and all were liars that said so. came into the cuddy, he handed the note I had seen plaintiff look through the vene- to Mr. Pigou, and made some reflections tian, and had informed Mr. Jenkins of it. about a nuisance, but they were not adI saw the plaintiff about five o'clock on the dressed to Lieut. Wiggins; they might 18th October, looking through a small have been pointed at him. I cannot re. hole on the top of the venetian from which collect whether he replied to them. I he could see into the purser's cabin. heard Capt. Eyles make use of the words

John Lynn, third officer of the Malcolm, “ naughty woman.” Lieut. Wiggins said, deposed to hearing plaintiff say it was a 6. You dare not make use of the expression lie, &c. on the deck, and to having seen when you are Mr. Eyles.” Did not hear him look through the venetians about five the captain's reply. I did not see de. o'clock on the evening of the 18th October. fendant strike plaintiff; I saw him go

Mr. Richard Wells, midshipman of the from one end of the table to the other, he Malcolm, deposed to having seen the went up to bim rather fast. The ladies plaintiff looking through the venetians on were frightened. I don't recollect Capt. the 18th of October.

Eyles desiring ine not to attend Mrs. Mr. Francis Atherton, midshipman of Wiggins. I remember some allusion of

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