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Conditions, &c. the same as in classes 135 merce, in conformity to the Will of John Stock, and 136.
of Hampstead, Esq. The drawing to which 139, 140, 141, 142. The same premiums the premium is adjudged to remain the proare extended one year further.
'perty of the Society. N. B. It is not necessary in the classes of line engravings, for the artist's name to be con
PREMIUMS FOR ENCOURAGING AND cealed. The first aquafortis proof of the above
IMPROVING MANUFACTURES. plates are required to be sent in with the finished impression, and certificates that the etchings 150. MACHINE FOK CARDING SILK. For are the entire work of the candidate.
the best machine, superior to ony rrow in use, 143. MODEL IN CLAY OR PLASTER. For for carding waste silk equally well as by hand; the best model in clay or plaster of an orna- to be produced, together with a specimen of mental design for the purpose of embellishing the cardings, on or before the first Tuesday in works of Architecture; the silver medal, or November, 1803; the silver medal, or twenty twenty guineas. To be produced to the So- guineas. ciety on or before the last Tuesday in January, 151. CLOTH FROM Hop-STALKS, &c. 1804. The model not to be less than thirty To the Person who shall produce to the Socie inches by twelve.
cty the greatest quantity, not less than thirty 144. PERSPECTIVE DRAWINGS OF MA- yards of cloth at least twenty-seven inches CHINES. For the best perspective drawing of wide, made in Gieat Britain, of hop-stalks or machines by persons under cighteen years of bines, or other raw vegetable substances, the age; the greater silver pallet. To be produced produce of Great Britain or Ireland, superior the Society on or before the last Tuesday in to any hitheitu manufactured from such subj.nuary, 1804.
stances, and which can be generally afforded 145. For the next in merit; the lesser silver as cheap as cloth of cqual quality and appear. pallet, on similar conditions.
ance now made from hemp, flax, or cotton, and 145. ENGRAVING O'N WOOD, or METAL much finer in quality than any hitherto manuBLOCKS, &c. For the best engraviirg on factured in England from hop-stalks, &c. the 'Woud or metal blocks, or on any other material, gold medal, or thirty guincas. One pound of 30 that the same be rendered capable of com. the thread of which the cloth is made, and position with the letter press, of any allegorical thirty yards of the cloth, together with proper or other subject suited to the embellishment of certificates that the whole is manufactured from letter press, the gold pallet.
hop-stalks or bines, &c. to he produced to the 147. For the next in merit, the greater silver Society on or before thic first Tuesday in Dcpallet. Two or more impressions along with cember, 1803. the block to be produced to the Society on or N. B. The Society is already in the possesLefore the last Tuesday in February, 1804. sion of cloth made in England from hop-stalks The impressions, but not the block, to remain or bines, which may be inspected by applicathe property of the Society.
tion to the housekeeper. 148. BRONZEs. For the best drapery fi- 152. WICKS FOR CANDLES OR LAMPS. gure or group case in bronze; if a single figure, To the person who shall discover to the Socinot less than twelve inches high; and, if a ety a method of manufacturing hop-stalks or girup, not less than nine inches; and which bines, or any other cheap material, the growth will require the least additional labour to re- of Great Britain, so as to render them equally pair; the gold medal, or the silver medal and fit for the purpose of supplying the place of iwenty guineas. The cast to be exhibited to cotton, for wicks of candies or lamps; twenty the Sucicry before it is begun to be repaired, guineas. Samples, not less than five pounds with the original figure or group, on or before weight, of the wicks so prepared to be prothe first Tuesday in February, 1804, together ducea to the Society, with certificates that the with a full explanation of the whole process. whole quantity is equal in quality to the sam
ple, on or before the second Tuesday in JanuTHE FOLLOWING PREMIUM (CLASS ary, 1804.
153. PAPER FROM RAW VEGETABLE SUR149,) IS OFFERED IN CONFORMITY TO’THE WILL OF THE LATE JOHN who shall, between the first of January, 1803,
STANCES. To the person, in Great Britain, STOCK, OF HAMPSTEAD, Esq.
and the first of January, 1804, make the great149. ORNAMENTAL DRAWINGS FOR AR- est quantity, and of the best quality, (not less CHITECTURAL DESIGNS. For the best or- than ten reams) of good and useful paper, namental drawing for the purpose of embel- from raw vegetable substances, the produce of Jishing architectural designs; a silver medals Great Britain or freland, of wbich one hundred lion with the following engraved inscription : weight has not been uscd in manufacturing The Premium given by the Society for the En- paper previous to January, 1802, superior to ruragement of Arts, Manufactures, and come any hitherto manufactured from sucha sube
starrces, and which can be generally afforded as ture, if any siould be made on the present mecheap as paper of equal quality and appearance thod of conducting the business of guopowder uor inade from rags; twenly guineas.
inaking, which fall short of the total prevention X. B. The object of the Society being to add of explosion, and they are sent to the Society to the number and quantity of raw materials for the sake of humanity, the papers so sent in used in this manufacture, it is their wish to in- will receive due consideration, and such bounty clude erery useful sort of paper, and to intro- or reward will be bestowed thereon as they apduce such natural products as can be easily and rear to merit. cheaply procured in great quantities. The So- 159. TRANSIT-INSTRUMENT. To the perciety are in possession of two volumes contain- son who shall invent and produce to the Society ing a great variety of specimens of paper malle a cheap and portable transit-instrument, which from raw vegetable substances, viz.-netlles, may easily be converted into a zenith-sector, potatoe-hawlm, poplar, hop-bines, &c. which capable of being accurately and expeditiously volumes may be inspected by any person on ap- adjusted for the purpose of finding the latitudes plication to the house-keeper.
and longitudes of places, and superior to any Certificates of the making such paper, and one portable transit-instrument now in use; ream of the paper, to be produred on or before gold medal, or forly guineas. To be produced the last Tuesday in January, 1804.
al or before the last Tuesday in Jan. 1804. 154. TRANSPARENT PAPER. To the person 160. TAKING WHALES BY THE Gux-HARwho shall discover to the Society a method of Poon. To the person who, in the year 1803, making paper from the pulp thal shall be per- shall strike the greatest number of whales, not fectly transparent, and of a substance and body fewer than three, with the gun-harpoon ; ten equal to fouls-cap, that shall take and bear com guineas. Proper certificates of the striking such mon writing ink with the same facility and cor- whales, and that they were actually taken in the sectness as writing paper generally in ine; the year 1803, signed by the master, or by the ma silver medal, or twenty guineas. Certificales of when the claim is made by the master, to be the making such paper, an account of the pro- produced to the Society on or before the last cess, and one ream of the paper, to be produced Tuesday in December, 1803. on or before the second Tuesday in January, 161. FAMILY Mill. To the person who 1804.1
shall invent and produce to the Society the best 155. CHINTS PATTERNS FOR Calico-Prin- constructed mill for grinding corn for the use of TERS. For the best original pattern in a new private families, or parish-poor; the construcs laste, of light or dark ground chints for garmeni- tion to be such as to render the working or tid work, fit for the purposes of calico-printers, by mill easy and expeditious, and superior to any persons of either sex; the gold medal. To be hitherto in use; the gold medal, or thirty guiproduced to the Society on or before the second neas. The mill, and certificates of its having Tuesday in January, 1804; the pattern to which been used to good effect, to be produced to the the premium is adjudged to remain the property Society on or before the first Tuesday in Februof the Society.
156. For ihe next in inerit; the silver medal, N. B. Cheapness and simplicity will be conon similar conditions.
sidered as essential parts of its merit; and the 157. COPPER-PLATE PATTERNS FOR Cali. mill, or the model, to remain with the Society. CO-PRINTERS. For the best pattern, in a new 162. MACHINE FOR RAISING COALS, ORE, stile, fit for the purposes of calico-printers for &c. &c. To the person who shall invent a garment work; the silver medal. To he pro- machine for raising coals, ore, &c. from mines, duced to the Society on or before the second superior lo any hitherto known or in use, and Tuesday in January, 1804. The pattern to which shall produce the effect at a less expense which the premium is adjudged to remain the than those already known or in use; the gold property of the Society.
medal, or fifty guineas. A model of the ma
chine, made on a scale of not less than one inch PREMIUMS IN MECHANICS.
to a fool, with a ecrtificate that a machine at
large on the same construction has been advag158. GUNPOWDER-Mills. To the person lageously usert, to be produced to the Society who, in the year 1803, shall invent and bring on or before the second Tuesday in February, to perfection the most effectual method of so 1804. conducting the works of gunpowder-mills, in 163. MACHINE FOR RAISING WATER. To the business of making gunpowier, as to prevent the person who shall invent a machine on a explosion; the gold medal, or one hundred better, cheaper, and morc simple construction guineas. Certificates and accounts of the me- than any hitherto known or in use, for raising thud having been put in practice in one or more water out of wells, &c. from a depth of not less gunpowder-mills in this kingdom, and that it than fifty feet; the gold medal, or forty góipeas. promises, in the opinion of the best judges con- Certificates of the performance of the machine, cerned in such works, to answer the purpose in- and a model of it, on a scale of not less than tended, to be produced to the Society on or be- one inch to a foot, to be produced to the Society fore the first Tuesday in Feb. 1804.
on or before the first Tuesday in Feb. 1804. N. B. As an encouragement to persons to 164. MACHINE FOR MAKING BRICKS. To twin their thoughts to improvewents of this na- the person who sirudd invent the best and cheap
est machine for making bricks, superior to any 169*. For the second best account; the silver hitherto known or in use, whereby the labour medal, or twenty guineas. It is required that and expense of making bricks in the usual more, an accurate account of the method used, and by hand, may be greatly diminished ; the gold every expense attending it, together with satismedal or forty guineas. A model, with certi- factory certificates of its being effectual, be delje ficates that a machine at large, on the same con- vereil to the Society on or before the first-Tucsstruction, has been used to good effect for the day in March, 1804. purpose of making bricks, and that at least one 170. Cleansing CHIMNIES. To the person hundred thousand statute-bricks have been made who shall invent and produce to the Saciety the therewith, to be produced to the Society on or most effectual mechanical or other means for before the first Tuesday in March, 1804. cleansing chimnies from soot, and obviating the
165. BORING AND BLASTING Rocks. To necessity of children being employed within the the person who shall discover to the Society a flues; the gold medal. more simple, cheap, and expeditious method 171. For the next in merit; the silver I han any hitherto known or in use of boring and medal. The mechanical, or other means, with trasting rocks in mines, shafts, wells, &c.; the certificates of their having been used with progold medal, or thirty guineas. Certificates of per effect, to be produced to the Society on or the method having been practised with success, before the first Tuesday in Jan. 1804. with a full description thereof, to be delivered 172. CHIMNIES CLEANSED. To the person to the Society on or before the first Tuesday in who shail, during the Sear 1803, cleanse, or January, 1804.
cause to be cleansed, the greatest number of 166. HEATING ROOMS FOR THE PURPOSES chimnies, at least two stories high, not fewer OF MANUFACTURERS. To the person who
than three hundrerl, hy any mechanical or other. sball invent and discover to the Society a me- process which does not require the employment thod of heating rooms, superior to any hitherto of boys within the flues; the gold medal. Cere. w stown or in use, and at a moderate expense, tificates, signed by not less than two thirds of for the purposes of painters, japanners, and other those housekeepers on whose premises the said manufacturers, so as to avoid the necessity of means have been employed, and an account of iron or copper tunnels going through the rooms the process, to be produced to the Society on or to convey the smoke, whereby the danger from before the first Tuesday in February, 1804. such tunnels may be prevented; the gold medal, 173. To the person who shall cleanse, or or forty guineas. A model, or complete draw- cause to be cleansed, the next greatest number of Ing and description of the method, with certific chimnies, not lewer than one hundred and filty, faces that it has been successfully practised, to be upon similar conditions to the above; the silver delivered to the Society on or before the last medal. Tuesday in March, 1804.
174. RAISING THE BODIES OF PERSONS WHO 167. IMPROVED VENTILATION. To the HAVE SUNK UNDER WATER. To the persou. person who shall invent and produce to the So- who shallinvent and produce to the Society a ciety a mode of permanently ventilating the cheap and portable drag, or other machine, suapartments in hospitals, workhouses, and other perior to those now in use, for the purpose of crowded places, superior to any now known or iaking up in the best and most expeditious manused; the gold medal, or fifty guineas. A model ner, and with the least injury, the bodies of perof the apparatiis, and a full account of the means sons who have sunk under water; the gold meby which the effect has been produced, with dal, or thirty guiveas. The drag, or machine proper certificates, to be delivered to the Society to answer the purpose intended, to be produced on or before the last Tuesday in February, 1804. to the Society, on or before the first Tuesday in 168. PREVENTING ACCIDENTS
PREMIUMS OFFERED FOR THE ADproduce to the Society a method superior to any
VANTAGE OF THE COMMERCE OF hitherto knowo or in use, to prevent accidents
THE UNITED EMPIRE. from the falling of horses with two-wheel carriagts, especially on steep declivities; the silver 175. TAKING PORPOISES. To the people in Inedal, or fifteen guineas. A model of the ap. any boat or vessel, who, in the year 1803, sball paratus, and a full account of the means by take the greated number of porpoises on the which the effect has been produced, with proper coast of Great Britain or Ireland, by gun, har. certificates that the same has been used with suc- poon, or any other method, not fewer than cess, to be delivered to the Society on or before thirty, for the purpose of extracting oil from the second Tuesday in Jan. 1804.
them; the gold medal, or thirty pounds. Certi. 169. CLEARING THE TURNPIKE AND OTHER fuates of the number, signed by the persons to ROADS FROM MUD, AND Dust. To the per- whom they have been sold or delivered for the son who shall discover to the Society the most purpose of extracting the oil, to be produced to effectual and the cheapest method, verified by the Society on or before the last Tuesday in experiments, of clearing the turnpike and other January, 1804. roads of great resort, from mud, and dust, or 176. OIL FROM PORPOISES. To the person Trost effectually preventing the accumulation of who shall manuiacture ibe greatest quantity of either; the gold medal, or fifty guineas. oil from porpoises taken on the coast of Great
Britain or Ireland, in the year 1803, not less 182. The same premium is extended one than twenty tons; the gold medal, or thirty year turther. Certificates to be produced on or pounds. Certificates of the oil having been before the first Tuesday in January, 1805. made from porpoises actually caught on the
183, KALI FOR BARILLA. To the person coast of Great Britain or Ireland, and two galo who shall have cultivated, in the Bahamalons of the oil as a sample, to be produced to Islands, or any other part of his Majesty's dothe Society on or before the last Tuesday in minions in the West Indies, or any of the February, 1804.
British settlements on the coast of Africa, or 177. CURING HERRINGS BY THE DUTCH the several islands adjacent thereto, in the year METHOD. To the person or persons who shall, 1802, the greatest quantity of land, not less before January 1804, cure the greatest quantity than two acres, with Spanish kali, fit for the of white herrings, not less than thirty barrels, purpose of making barilla ; the gold medal, or according to the method practised by the Dutch, thirty guincas. and equal in all respects to the best Dutch her- 184. For the next greatest quantity, not less rings, the same being caught in the British or than one acre, the silver medal, or fifteen gui Irish' seas, and cured in a British or Irish vessel neas. Certificates, signed by the governor, op! or port; the gold medal, or fifty guineas. commander in chiel, for the time being, of the
178. For the next greatest quantity, nol less quantity of land so cultivated, and of the state' tban fifteen barrels; the silver medal, or twenty of the plants, at the time of signing such certi. guineas. A sixteen-gallon barrel of the hero ficates, to be delivered to the Society, with rings to be produced to the Society on or before samples of the kali, on or before tho second the first Tuesday in February, 1804, with certi- Tuesday in January, 1804. ficates that the conditions of the premium have 185, 186. The same premiums are extended been completely fulfilled, and that the whole one year farther. Certificales to be produced were cured in the same manner as the specimen, on or before the second Tuesday in Jaii, 1805. together with a full description of the process
187. DESTROYING THE INSECT COMMONLY employed, in order that the Socicty may judge CALLED THE Borer. To the person who shall bow far the Dutch mcthod has been adopted. discover to the Society an effectual method of
destroying the insect commonly called the bor. PREMIUMS OFFERED FOR THE AD
er, which has, of late years, been so destructive VANTAGE OF THE BRITISH COLO- the British settlements on the coast of Africa,
to the sugar-canes in the West India islands, NIES.
and the several islands adjacent thereto; the 179. NUTMEGS. For the greatest quantity gold medal, or fifty guincas. The discovery to of merchantable nutmegs, not less than ten be ascertained by satisfactory certificates under pounds weight, being the growth of his Majes- the hand and scal of the governor or commanty's dominions in the West Indies, or any of 'der-in-chiet, for the time being, and of some the British selilernents on the coast of Africa, other respectable persons, inhabitants of the or the several islands adjacent thereto, and equal islands, or other place, in which the reinedy to those imported from the islands of the East has been successfully applied; such certificates Indies; the gold medal, or one hundred gui- to be delivered to the Society on or before the neas. Satisfactory certificates, from the governor, tirst Tuesday in January, 1804. or commander in chief, of the place of growth, 138. CULTIVATION OF HEMP IN UPPER with an account of the number of trees, their AND LOWER CANAVA. To the person who age, nearly the quantity of fruit on each tree, shall sow with liensp the greatest quantity of and the manner of culture, to be produced on land in the province o Upper Canada, not less or before the first Tuesday in December, 1805. than six arpents (each four-fifths of a statute
180. The same prernium is extended one acre, in the year 1803, and shall at the proper year further. Certificates to be produceri on or scason cause to be plucked the suminer lemp before the first Tuesday in Decenber, 1804. (or male hemp bearing no seed) and continue
181. CLOVES. For importing into Great the winter hemp (or female bemp bearing secd) Britain or Ireland, in the year 1803, llic greale on the ground until the seed is ripe ; the gold est quantity of cloves, not less than twenty medal, or one hundred dollars. pounds weight, being of the growth of some of 189. To the person who shall sow with hemp the islands of the West Indies subject to the the next greatest quantity of land in the same British empire, or any of the British settlenrents province of Upper Canada, not less than five on the coast of Africa, or the several islands arpents, in the year 1803, in the manner abovealjacent thereto, and cqual in gooddess to the mentioned ; the silver medal, or eighty dollars. cloves brought from the East Indies; the gold 190. For the next greatest quantity of land, medal, or fity guineas. Samples, not less ihan in the same province, and in a similar manner, two pounds weight, with certificates that the not less than four arpents ; sixty dollars. whole quantity is equal in goodness, together 191. For the next greatest quantity of land, in with satisfactory certificates signed by the go- the same province, and in a similar manner, not vernor, O cominander in chief, of the place of less than three arpents; forty dollars, growth, with an acrount of the number of trees 192. For the vext greatest quantity of land, growing on the spot, their age, and the manner in the same province, and in a similar manner, of culture, to be produced to the Society on or not less than one arpent; twenty dollars. Cerbefore the first Tuesday in January, 1804. lificates of the number of arpents, the melbod
of culture, of the plucking of the hemp, with than one ton, of the Bhaugulpore-cotton, from a general account whether sown broad-cast or which clothes are made in imitation of nankeen, in drills, the expense, soil, cultivation, and pro- without dying; the goid medal. A quantity duce to be transmitted to the Society, certified of the cotton, not less than five pounds weight under the hand and seal of the governor or lieu- in the pod, and five pounds carded, to be protenant-governor, together with 281b. of the duced to the Society, with proper ert scales, hemp, and two quarts of the seed, on or before signed by the secretary to the board of trade of the last Tuesday in November, 1804.
Bengal or Bombay, on or before the last Tues193, 194, 195, 196, 197. The same pre- day in February, 1804. miums are extended one year farther. Certi- 214. The same premium is extended one ficates, &c. as before-mentioned, to be trans- year farther. Certificates to be produced on or mitted to the Society, on or before the last Tues- before the last Tuesday in February, 1805. day in November. 1805.
215. ANNATTO. To the per on who, in the 198 to 208. Premiuins exactly sinular in all year 1803, shall import into the port of Lonrespects to those held out for the province of don, from any part of the British settlements in Upper Canada, are also offered for the province the East Indies, the greatest quantity of annatto, of Lower Canada, and are extended to the not less than five hundred weight; the gold same period.
medal, A quantity of the annatto, not less 209. IMPORTATION OF HEMP FROM CA- than ten pounds weight, to be produced to the NADA. To the master of that vessel, which Society, with proper certificates, signed by the shall bring to this country the greatest quantity secretary of the board of trade of the respective of marketable hemp, not less than one hundred settlement, that the annatto is the produce of tons, in the year 1803, the produce of Upper such settlement, on or before the last Tuesday or Lower Canada; the gold medal.
in February, 1804. 210. To the master of that vessel which shall 216. The same premium is extended one bring the next quantity, not less than fifty tons; year faither. Cer!ificates to be produced on or the silver medal. Certificates satisfactory to the before the last Tuesdav in February, 1805. Society to be produced by the master of the 217. True COCHINEAL. To the person who, vessel on or before the first Tuesday in February, in the year 1803, shall import into the port of 1804, to testify that such hemp was grown and London, from any part of the British settleprepared in Canada.
ments in the East Indies, the greatest quantity 211, 212. The same premiums are extended of true cochineal, not less than five hundred one year farther. Certificates to be produced weight; the gold medial. A quantity of the on or before the first Tuesday in February, cochineal not less than ten pounds weight, 1805.
with proper certificates, signed by the secretary of the board of trade of the respective
settlement, that the cochineal is the produce of PREMIUMS OFFERED FOR THE AD- such settlement, to be produced to the Society VANTAGE OF THE BRITISH SETTLE
on or before the first Tuesday in Feb. 1804. MENTS IN THE EAST INDIES.
218. The same premium is extended one 213. BAAUGULPORE-Cotton. To the per- year farther. Certificates to be produced on or son who shall import into the port of London, before the first Tuesday in February, 1805. in the year 1803, the greatest quantity, not less
CONDITIONS FOR THE POLITE ARTS. No person who has gained the first premium in any class shall be admitted a candidate in a class of an inferior age; and no candidate shall receive more than one premium in one year; nor shall they, who for two successive years have gained the first premium in one class, be again admitted as candidates in that class.
No person shall be admitted a candidate in any class, who has three times obtained the first premium in that class.
No more than one performance in any class shall be received from the same candidate.
All performances (io which premiums or bounties are adjudged) shall remain with the Society till after the public distribution of rewards in May, when they will be re-delivered unless mentioned in the premiums to the contrary.
No performance shall be admitted, that has obtained a premium, reward, or gratification, from any other society, academy, or school, or been offered for that purpose.
All performances that obtain premiums in the Polite Arts must have been begun after the publication of such premiums, except line engravings.
To encourage real merit, and prevent attempts to impose on the Society, by producing drawings made or retouched by any other person than the candidate, the Society require a specimen of the abilities of each successful candidate, under the inspection of the Committee of Polite Arts, in every instance where such proof may appear necessary.
All candidates in the Polite Arts are required to signify, on their drawings, their age; and. whether the performances are originals or copies; and it copies, whence they were taken. GENT. MAG. June, 1803.