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That the several Candidates and Claimants to whom the Society shall adjudge Proiniums of Bounties, do attend at the Society's Office in the Adelphi, on the last Tuesday in May 1803, at Twelve o'l'lock at Noon precisely, to receive the same ; thut Day being appointed by the society for the Distribution of their Rewards : And before that Time no Premium or Bounty will be delivereil, ercepting to those who are about lo leave the Kingdom.

In Cases cohere the Society may think fit to admit Excuses for not attending in Person, Deputies may be substituted to receive the Rewards, provided such Deputies are either Members of the Society, or the superior officers thereof.


GENERAL CONDITIONS. As the great object of the Society in rewarding individuals is to draw forth and give currency to those inventions and improvements, which are likely to benefit the public at large, candidates are requested to observe, that if the means, by which the respective objects are effected, do require an expense or trouble too great for general purposes, the Society will not consider itself as bound to give the offered reward; but, though it thus reserves the power of giving in all cases such part only of any premium as the performance shall be adjudged to deserve, or ot' withholding the whole if there be no merit, yet the candidates may be assured the Society will always judge liberally of their several claims.

It is required that the matters for which premiums are offered, be delivered in without names or any intimation to whom they belong; that each particular thing be marked in what inanner each claimant thinks fit, such claimant sending with it a paper sealed up, having on the outside a corresponding mark, and, on the inside, the claimant's name and address; and all candidates are to take notice, that no claim for a premium will be attended to, unless the conditions of the advertisement are fully complied with.

No papers shall be opened, but such as shall gain premiums, unless where it appears to the Society absolutely necessary for the determination of ihe claim; all the rest shall be returned unopened with the matters to which they belong, if inquired after by the mark, within two years.

All models of machines, which obtain premiums or bounties, shall be the property of the Society; and, where a premium or bounty is given for any machine, a perfect model thereof shall be given to the Society.

All the premiums of this Society are designed for Great Britain and Ireland, unless expressly mentioned to the contrary.

The claims shall be determined as soon as possible after the delivery of the specimens.
It is expected that all articles for claims or bounties be sent to the Society carriage paid.

No person shall receive any premium, bounty, or encouragement, from the Society, for any matter for which he has obtained, or purposes to obtain, a patent.

A candidate for a prenium, or a person applying for a hounty, being detected in any disingenuous method to impose on the Society, shall forfeit such bounty, and be deemed incapable of obtaining any for the future.

No membet of this Society shall be a candidate for, or entitled to receive, any premium, bounty, or reward, whatsoever, except the honorary medal of the Society.

The candidates are, in all cases, expected to furnish a particular account of the subject of their claims; and, whicre certificates are required to be produced in claim of premiums, they should be expressed, as nearly as possible, in the words of the respective advertisements, and be signed by persons who have a positive knowledge of the facts stated.

Where premiums or bounties are obtained in consequence of specimens produced, the Society mean to retain such part of those specimens as they may judge necessary, making a reasonable allowance for the same.

No candidates shall be present at any meetings of the Society or committees, or admitted at the Society's rooms, aster they have delivered in their claims, until such claims are adjudged, unless summoned by the committce.

N. B. The Society farther invite the communications of scientific and practical men upon any of the subjects for which premiums are offered, although their experiments may have been conducted upon a smaller scale than the terms of each require, as they may afford ground for more extensive application, and thus materially forward the views of the Society and contribute to the advantage of the public. Such communications to be made by letter, addressed to the Society, and directed to Mr. CHARLES Taylor, the Secretary, at the Society's Office, in the Adelphi, London,

The models required by the Society should be upon the scale of one inch to a foot. The Winchester bushel is the measure referred to for gtain ; and, as the acres of different districts vary in extent, it is necessary to observe, that the Society mean Statute Acres, of five and a half yards to the rod or pole, when acres are mentioned in their list of premiums; and they request that all communications to them may be made agreeably thereto.

The Society desire that the Papers on different subjects sent to them may be full, clear, explicit, fit for publication, and rather in the form of Essays than of Letters. Presents to the Society of Books for their Library will be thankfully received.

*** To persons inclined to leave a sum of money to this Society by will, the following form is offered for that purpose: Item. I give and bequeath to A. B, and C. D. the sum of

upon condition and to the intent that they, or one of them, do pay the same to the collector for the time being, of a Society in London, who now call themselves the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce; which said sum of I will and desire may be paid out of my personal estate, and applied towards the carrying on the laudable designs of the Society.

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Society of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce.

ADELPHI, June 151h, 1809. N Wednesday the 1st Inst, the Society held the last Meeting of that Session, and adjourncd

to the fourth Wednesday in October next. On Tuesday the 31st of May last, agreeably to the Resolutions of the Society, the Premiums and Bounties which had been then adjudged during the Session, were deliver«d to the Claimants from the Chair, by his Grace the Duke of Norfolk, the President, in presence of a very numerous and respectable Assembly. The Business was begun by an appropriate Speech from the Secretary, noticing the Objects of the Society from its Institution, in the year 1754, to the present Time, and particularising the Rewards which had been then adjudged this Session.

The Rewards awarded were arranged under the following Classes :

To Mr. Robert Green, of Westurrating, in To the Right Hon, the Earl of Fife, for his Cambridgeshire, for a drill machine for sowing extensive plantations of forest trees, and other reas, beans, &c. the silver medal and ten guis agricultural improvements in North Britain, the gold medal.

IN POLITE ARTS. To Lord Viscount Newark, for encouraging To Mr. Thomas Ryder, of Titchfield-street, the growth of oak timber, by sowing acorns and Oxford Road, for a line engraving, class 116. planting oaks, in Nottinghamshire, the gold The meeting of Vortigern and Rowena, the gold medal.

medal. To John Shirrefi, Esq. of Captain Head, North To Mr. Richard Austin, of Paul's Alley, Briton, for his plantation of osiers, class 9, the Barbican, for an engraving on wood. The subgold medal.

ject England, Scotland, and Ireland, receiving To the Rev. T. C. Munnings, of East Dere- the offerings of genius, alluding to the rewards ham, in Norfolk, for his experiments on the cul- of this Society, extending to the united empire, ture and preservation of turnips, the gold medal. the silver medal and ten guineas.

To Mr. John Knapping, of South Shoebury, To Miss Jackson, of Hanover-street, Hanin the county of Essex, for gaining 230 acres of over-square, for a drawing in chalks, of a vestal, Jaud from the sea, the gold inedal.

class 103, the gold medal. To Mr. John Wright, of Pickworth, in Rut- To Miss Einma Farhill, of Mortimer-street, landshire, for coinparative experiments in agri- Cavendish-square, for an original drawing, class culture, the gold medal,

104, the death of Cleopatra, the silver medal. To John Christian Curwen, Esq. M. P. of To Miss Blackburne, of Park-street, Weste Workington Hall, in Cumberland, for his ex- minster, for a drawing of Jupiter Ainmon, the periments on feeding cattle with potatoes, the silver medal. silver medal.

To Miss Paytherus, of Norfolk Street, for an To the Rev. Edmund Cartwright, of Woburn, original portrait of her sister, the silver medal. in Bedfordshire, for a three-furrow plough, the To Mr. J. T. James, of the Charter House silver medal.

School, for a drawing of Worcester Cathedral, To Dr. H. Ainslie, of Dover Street, London, class 102, the silver meda!. for his plantations of timber trees, near the lakes To Miss Mary Ann Gilbert, of Devonshireof Windermere and Coniston, the silver medal. street, Portland Place, for a painting, a view of

To Benjamin Waddington, Esq. of Lanover St. Mark's Place, in Venice, the silver medad. House, near Abergavenny, for improvements of To Miss Beauchamp, of Wiinpole-street, for boggy land, in South Wales, the silver medal. a painting, a sea view, a copy from De Vlieger,

To Mr. David Charles, of Westraead Lange the silver medal. horne, Carmarthenshire, for a machine for lay- To Miss Emma Smith, of King-street, Coing land level, the silver medal.

vent Garden, for an historical drawing of Arbila


les and Thetis, an original composition, class Peale, Esq. Samuel Mellish, Esq. Hugh Ed110, the greater silver pallet.

wards, Esq. James Esdaile Hammett, Esq. Dr. To Mr. James Hopwood, jun. Paradise-row, William Dickson, James George Upham, Esq. Islington, for a drawing of outlines, from a cast John Thomas Barber, Esq. Edward Simeon, Esq. of the Atlas, class 105, the greater silver pallet. Mr. Robert Wright, Mr. Joseph Stutely, jun.

To Mr. Hugh Neill, of Warwick-street, Gol-' John Trelawny, Esq. Mr. Thomas Mellish, den-square, for an original drawing of Breck- Thomas Peregrine Courtenay, Esq. Mr. William nock Priory, in South Wales, class 107, the Stapleton, Peter Warren, Esq. William Shergreater silver pallet.

wood, Esq. Mr. Samuel Miller, Mr. Charles To Mr. George Shepherd, of Radcliffe-row, Richardson, Mr. John Woodburn, Wilhelm City Road, for an original drawing of St. Al Bernhard Linstow, Esq. of Copenhagen, Claus ban's Abbey, class 108, the lesser silver pallet. Eduart Wiinholt, Esq. of Copenhagen, William

To Mr. R. Horwood, of Liverpool, for a map Hawes, M. D. Jens Friedenreick Hage, Esq. bis of London, on a very extensive scale, filty gui- Danish Majesty's Commissioner, Copenhagen,

Henry Hoste Henley, Esq. Thomas Talbot IN MANUFACTURES,

Gorsuch, Esq. Azariah Pinney, Esq. Peter Cox, To Mr. Thomas Barker, of St. Mary-le-bone, Esq. Christopher Johnson, Esq. William Cow: for an improved mode of warping webbs for per, Esq. Mr. John Beaumont, Mr. Charles weavers, ten guineas.

Baldwin, Mr. Joseph Wright, John Parke, Esq. IN MECHANICS.

Edward Rogers, Esq. Mr. Alexander M.Cauley, To Dr. John Winterbottom, of Newbury, in John Scott, Esq. John Sidney, Esq. Luke HoBerkshire, for a machine for clearing turnpike gard, Esq. Mr. John Berkeley, Mr. Roycroft roads from mud, the silver medal.

Wrather, Titus Hibbert, Esq. Lewis Loyd, Esq. To Mr. James Woart, of Fulham, for his Edward Swaine, Esq. Mr. Richard Tapster, method of raising a roof sunk in the middle, the George Naylor, Esq. Stephen Shewell Hunt, silver medal and twenty guineas.

Esq. Mr. R. B. Wilson, Mr. William Roper, To Mr. Edward Massey, of Hanley, in Staf- Arthur Aikin, Esq. G. Bentley, Esq. Charles fordshire, for his striking part of an eight-day Pearson, Esq. Lawrence Francis Dillon, Esq. clock, twenty guineas,

Mr. James Harrison, William Bentley, Esq. To Mr. John Prior, of Nessfield, in York, Thomas Jones, Esq. Richard Firmin, Esq. John shire, for his striking part of an eight-day clock, Wilkes, Esq. Jolin Curwood, Esq. John Capel, thirty guineas.

Esq. Thomas Gill, Esq. Mr. Clarkson, Mr. TO Mr. Thomas Fothringham, of Alloa, near Hodgkinson, John Simeon, Esq. Mr. B. Hooke, Stirling, in Scotland, for making mill-stones for Mr. James Peter Kingston, Mr. John Sharpe, grinding wheat, from the Abbey Craig Quarry, D. Hopkins, Esq. Mr. James Bevans, Mr. Joyce in that neighbourhood, fifteen guineas.

Gold, James Thompson, Esq. Mr. Nicolas Paul, To Mr. J. D. Ross, No. 10, Bateman's Build- Geneva, Peter Richardson, Esq. Charles Platt, ings, Soho-square, for a ring with a contracting Esq. Thomas C. Palmer, Esq. jun. Mr. John and expanding power to fit various fingers, ten Hatchett, Rev. Jeremiah Joyce, James Hebden, guineas.

Esq. Samuel Greig, Esq. George Duckett, Esq. To Mr. William Bowler, of Finsbury-street, Edward Morgan, Esq. John Bruckshaw, Esq. Mr. for a screw press, with a peculiar expanding Josiah Rhodes, Captain John Hall, Mr. George power, ten guineas.

Moneypenny, John Roberts, Esq. Richard To Mr. John Antis, of Fulneck, near Leeds, White, Esq. William Strutt, Esq. Josephi Strutt, for a method of ascertaining the number of times Esq. George Benson Strutt, Esq. Stephen Lee, that minerals or other things have been brought Esq. John Riland Mander, Esq. John Wharlton up from a mine in any given time, ten guineas. Bunney, Esq. Mr. Joho Miers, Williain Mora

To Mr. Edward Massey, of Hanley, in Staf-fatt, Esq. Rees Goring Thomas, Esg. Philip Anfordshire, for detached escapements of pendulum trobus, Esq. William Little, Esq. James Akers, clocks, fifty pounds.

Esq. John C. Weguelin, Esq. Thonson Bonar, To Mr. Wilsam Bowler, of Finsbury-street, jun. Esq. Mr. William Cary, Thomas Watts, Esq. for preventing accidents to horses and carriages, Robert Pierce Cruden, Esq. John Edwards, Esg. in going down hill, ten guineas.

Mr. Robert Bancks, Philip Beaver, Esq. TheoIN COLONIES AND TRADE.

dore Morison, Esq. Henry Browne, Esq. George To the Hon. Joseph Robley, of Tobago, for Silver, Esq. Patrick Milne, Esq. Mr. John Fowa considerable addition to his plantation of ler, George Leame, Esq. James Green, Esq. bread-fruit trees, in that island, the gold medal.

George Friend, Esq. George Jernegain, Esq.
Thomas W. H. Woodthorpe, Esq. George Smith,

Esq. Mr. William Fuller Pocock, John Collin, An Account nf the Number of Noblemen and Esq. Sealy Fourdrinier, Esq. David Davis, Esq.

Gentlemen elected Members since October last, Robert Isherwood, Esq. Edward Smith Foss, schose titles and Names are as follow :

Esq. Hubert Cornish, Esq. William Pell Rev, His Grace the Duke of Bedford, the Right Esq. Willian Upshaw, Esg. William Vondena Hon. Lord Viscount Newark, Sir Francis La- belden, Esq. of Quebec, (a corresponding memforey, Bart. Major General Sabloukoff, of Pe- ber,) Nicholas Gillbee, Esq. Thomas Jervis, Esq. tersburgh, Mr. John Barwise, Edward Weather- M. P. Mr. J. G. Fontain, John North, Esq. by, Esq. William Kitchener, Esq. William Crip- Jolın Lloyd, Esq. Adam Oldham, Esq. Charles pen, Esq. Stephen Freeman, Esq. Rembrandt Siewart, jun. Esq. Mr. John Plowman.



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ing Religion, it was referred to a Com March 22.

mittee of the whole Huule; after which Mr. Tierney moved for an account, new- the Bill was read. ing the increasc or dimination in the fularies The Arlorney General moved to bring in of olerks in the public offices in Great Bre á Bill for appointing Communioners for disa tain for the year 1802; and alio a like ac- trihuring money agreed to be paid by Ame. count from Ireland, for the years 1801, rica to certain claiman's. and 1802. Ordered,

On the verort of the Milivia Officers' In a Committee on the Militia Officers' Bill, Mr. Windham made fume objections, Bill, the Secretary at Wur ohlervedi, inal the to the c!ante relative to the admision of temporary measures of ihe present bill were half


Officers; he thought nothing but only the same as those relorted to last the exigency of the moment could warrant war.

the mefore. Several amendments were agreed to. The Secretary at IV.r fiil, it was his in

tention to move a provi, to the chiure,

that, if the Lord Lieuten int could not tol Sir J. W. Anderfon, in consequence of an the vacancies wil qualified men within amendment made to a monev clause in the

months, ball.piy Officers thuid Si. Giles's Burying Ground Bill, moved to no! he advanc-d to a higher rank in the bring in a new one. He said, this was a Milicia than a Captain : this woulu Leisfy funject of te utmost moment, as the tie gentlemen who had upposed the chiulo ground was now fo full, that no more bod os ir quedtion. coolt be interred in it. Leave given.

lu answer to a question from Mr. KinIn a Committe of Supply, the Chance!lor mand, the Secretary faid, this Bill did nib of ibe Excbequer laid, the sum wlue he extend to Scotland. should pr pole te vote was 9:11,000l.; of that sum 808 9ool, was to discharge the interest of Exchequer Blls. They were to have been discharged out of the instal- The Royal Ailent was given, by Coma ments of the loan of last year; but, as a very miffion, to the Prince of W sles's Annuity, inconsiderable part of that loan was paid ani eight other public, and 31 private Bilis, up at an early per od after the contract, a gieat interest accrued upon those bills; he In the Commons the same day, the therefore moved, that a fum, not exceeling Chancellor of the Excbequer prefented a mel868,9031. he granted for the above purpołe. Bare from his M jeity, the purport of Agreed 10.-He also moved the following which was to recomend an anmuiry of fums; viz. 19101, to the Committioners 1.2001. to be granted to Sir J. Sumarez, for the discharge of the National Debi, for his eminent services in the late war. for salaries of Officers, &c.; sool. to the Omcers of Exchequer, for preparing Ex. chequer Bills, &c.; 23,5641. to make good money advanced tu the Bank, for the dif. The Royal Atient was given, by Com. count of the Loan; 22,5281. 1o make good miilio, to the Irish Porage, and three money paid to the Bank, for receiving other Buils. contributions on the Loan of 1802; 3711. to J. Wilmot, employed as clerk to the Com- In the Commons the same day, the ms. mifsioners in settling the American Claims; tion of she (barcellor of the Exebequer, on 3,600l. for incidental expences of i802. the Punj-et of the King's Mellige, for The Resolutions were agreed to.

granting an annuity to Sir J. Sauniarez, The Master of tbe Rolls said, the object of was um mouily agreed to; the annuity to his motion was only to remedy the incog- commence irom July, 1801. venience refu'ting from two Acts of Par- 10. Committee of Ways and Means, liament, viz. that the Roman Catholics the Concellor of the Eucbequer requested an were obliged to take iwo oath, whereas authority of 4,0 0,03 d. in addicion lo one would now be fufficient. He took a

5,03 ,cool that bad been perimi!'ed to be view of the different statutes respecting ranged by loans on Excheqer Bils. The Rom in Catholics; from which he argued fun now demandeu was for the purpose there was a certain incongruity, and moved of funding part of the outctanding hills, to bring in a Bill to exiend to Catholics the 2nd fur paying off the refiduc.The refu benefit of boili the statures relative to the Jution was agreed 10. teit, upon their taking the oath contained The Bill for regulating the office of Sur. in the firit. This being a motion respecte veyor-Geucial of the Furelis was pailed. GENT. MAG. June, 1803.



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not be admitted at such a period of the Lord Ellonb rough pa snied a new B'l! Seffion. in the room ft at o I fh Chalk ng. By thi's Act levetid ffences, which are In the Commo's ille fame day, the Il. not ln at presen', are rerdered suhject to chester Commillee reported, that nei her the punishment of death. He pointed out Sir W. Manners, 'r. Glover, W. Hunter, several other regulations; after which the

Ror J. Graliam, esqs. were duly eleded, Bill was received.

The Tystem of corruption at this ele&:00

was also reported to be so great, that reloIn the Commons the same day, the lurions were brenght up for the House to Chippenham Con miltre reported, inat C. take the matter into its serious confideration, Brooke, erg is cot duly elected; and that J. Maila d, the petitionles, ought to have

LORDS. been ret ned.

Lord Eufon moved the discharge of T. The Earl of Radu introducer a Bi'l for Trott-r, who was in costu'y fica hreachi the rel: f of u ouded soldiers and fasd ; of privilege, which biought on some detare, thie principal obiet of whici wa to authoMr. Tierney ani!

Vr. Sheridan weie liza M giara'es to forward them to their against the dontial of the pilliner, on the lera! fectiemiests from the places where g'onnd of its encouraging disobedence to they Nould he d schaig J-The Buil was Parlament - The Lord Actrocate, Mr. H. received, and read th: first time. Browne, and Mr. IV. Durlas (pke in favour of the noticn;ía, d Mr. Fx against In the Commons the same day, the it; after which it was negatived. Commitee reporteil, ibat A, 'On the mo'inn of the Chancellor of the Houttun, ely. is wo: duly elc&ted; and Exebeque, a Committee was appointed for that Boyd Alexu de', rla ought to have inquiing into the expenditure of Ireland, been elected. - The Grenada Load Bull went and the sums advanced to that part of the throngli a Committee. king lom. Gon. Gascoyne observed, that an undue

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Marco 31. the importation of foreisn sal: irio Ir-hindi The Earl of Carnarvon npposed the se. thacine hufhel of the litter weighed 84ih. cond re ding of the M litia Officers' BII, while that of Englanı, when imported which broug!'t on a conversation of fome in'o Ireland, weighed but 5618.; yet the length; the result was a divifion, in con. duly was the lame. The want of an sequence of an amendment moved hy equalization hud such an effect on the falt

Lord Carnarvon, to leave ru' the word trade of Liverpool, that in the race of “ now" Ile original, m. tinn. The five it was reduceel, on an average, to

numbers were, for the immedia'c secuud 852,000 bushels. li the weight and me reading of the B.'141; against il 2. fure uere equalised, the revente would not lule more than 13,00ol. He concluiled

COMMONS. wih moving to bring in a bill for equa'iz

pili. ing the dut es on tali infor!eu into lieland. The St. Giles's Burying Ground Bill 35

In a funf. quent conversation, M'Curry pair-o. observed, that it was in contempl cion 10 0, the quellion for conlilering the re. level ille foreign bushel to the Eigth, and port of the Pincras Workhouse B.1, S. F. the duty from 25. to 18. 41. a buibel. Budete Male', that alenough wie Bill had

A debate then ensucd, the it fult of heen mich allered, it wis still highly ob. which was, that both motions were willie jectionable: he hoped Cunnfel would be drawn.

per mill dohe h-daginil.

Mi. Birg spoke in favor of the Bill,

and Mr. Fox againti:-Mi Forceclated, March 29.

that it disit,111ch led rearly coco perfor, On the record riding if the Clersy Re- by placing the rights of slet ng tel 04 ridrike Bill, the Bilha pol St. Alapb macc ofti ers in ile hands of oo perí ns for ev r. fone ohjections to the measure, and de

Ti e House divided; for the quellioti j1 tailed th: leading provisions of the statut: agamat it 40. of Herv Vill, from which he meriet, that thc Clergy under the prelunl circum

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