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ABRIDGMENT OF ACT FOR REGULATING THE CARRIAGE OF PASSENGERS IN MERCHANT VESSELS.
5th and 6th Victoria, Chap. 107. --12th August 1842.
I Repeals previous Acts.
II. No ship carrying passengers on any voyage from any port in the United Kingdom, or in islands of Guernsey, Jersey, Alderney, Sark, or Man, to or for any port or place out of Europe, and not being within the Mediterranean Sea, shall proceed on her voyage with or carry more persons on board than in the proportion of three persons to every five tons of the registered burden of such ship, the master and crew being included in such prescribed number, and no such ship shall, whatever be her tonnage, carry more passengers on board than in the following proportion to the space occupied by them and appropriated for their use, and unoccupied by stores not being the personal luggage of passengers; (that is to say,) on the lower deck or platform one passenger for every 10 clear superficial feet, if the ship is not to pass within the tropics during the voyage; but if the ship is so to pass then one passenger for every 12 clear superficial feet, if the voyage is computed not to exceed 12 weeks, and one passenger for every 15 superficial feet if the voyage is computed to exceed 12 weeks; and under the poop and on the orlop deck, one passenger for every 30 superficial feet in all cases; and if any ship carrying passengers shall carry any passengers beyond these proportions, the master of the ship shall, for every passenger constituting such excess, be liable in a penalty not exceeding £5.
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III. No ship shall carry passengers unless she have lower or hold beams forming part of the permanent structure of the vessel, and also a lower deck or platform, of which the under surface shall be not lower than 3 inches above the bottom of the lower beams, and properly and substantially secured to the same, nor unless such lower deck or platform shall be of not less than 1 1/2 inch in thickness.
IV. No ship shall carry any passengers upon any such voyage unless she shall be of the height of 6 feet between the upper deck and lower deck or platform, nor carry passengers on the orlop deck unless the height between the orlop deck and the deck immediately above the same be 6 feet at the least.
V. No ship shall have more than 2 tiers of berths, and the interval between the floor of the berths and the deck or platform beneath them not to be less than 6 inches; the berths shall be securely constructed, and their dimensions not be less than 6 feet in length and 18 inches in width for each passenger.
VI. On hoard every ship there shall be issued to the passengers daily a supply of water at the rate of at least 3 quarts for each passenger per day, and there shall also he issued, at convenient times, not less often than twice a week, a supply of provisions after the rate of 7 lbs. of bread, biscuit, flour, oatmeal or rice per week, provided that 1/2 consist of bread or biscuit, and that potatoes may be employed to the extent of the remaining half, 5 lbs. however of potatoes being computed as equal to 1 lb. of the other articles; and such issues shall be made throughout the whole voyage, including the time of detention at any port before the end of the voyage; and further, no ship shall be cleared out until there shall be laden and on board such quantity of pure water, and of good and wholesome provisions, of the requisite kind, as shall be sufficient to allow of the issues aforesaid during the period assigned to the voyage under the act.
VII. The water to be laden on board shall be carried in tanks or sweet casks, and no cask shall exceed 300 gall. in capacity; when any ship shall be destined to call at a port in the course of her voyage, for the purpose of filling up her water, a supply of water at the rate before mentioned, for every week of the computed voyage to such port of calling shall be deemed to be a compliance with the provisions of the act, subject to the following conditions;
1st. That the government emigration agent at ports where there is one, and the collector or comptroller of customs at ports where there is no such agent, signify his approval, in writing, and that the same be carried amongst the papers of the ship, to be delivered to the collector of customs or Her Majesty's consul, as the case may be, on reaching her final destination;
2d. That an engagement to call at such port or place be inserted in the bond required to be given to the crown by the owner or charterer and master:
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3d. That if the computed length of voyage to such port or place he not declared in this act, it shall he competent to the government emigration agent, or the collector or comptroller of customs, to fix the same in each case; and,
4th. That the ship shall have on board, at the time of clearing out, tanks or water casks sufficient for stowing the quantity of water required for the longest portion of the whole voyage.
VIII. The number of weeks deemed necessary for the voyage shall be determined by the following rule of computation;
For a voyage to North America, except the West Coast thereof, 10 weeks:
For a voyage to the West Indies, including under that term the Bahama Islands and British Guiana, 10 weeks:
For a voyage to any part of the continent of Central or South America, except the West Coast thereof, and except British Guiana, 12 weeks:
For a voyage to the West Coast of Africa, 12 weeks:
For a voyage to the Cape of Good Hope or the Falkland Islands, 15 weeks:
For a voyage to the Mauritius, 18 weeks:
For a voyage to Western Australia, 20 weeks:
For a voyage to any other of the Australian Colonies, 22 weeks: For a voyage to New Zealand, 24 weeks:
IX. That for the purposes of this act it shall be computed that two children, each under 14 years, shall be equal to one passenger, and that children under the age of one year shall not be included in the computation of the number of passengers.
X. Before any ship shall be cleared out the government emigration agent, or in his absence, the collector or comptroller of customs, shall survey the provisions and water for the consumption of the passengers, and ascertain that the same are in a sweet and good condition, and that over and above the same there is on board an ample supply of water and stores for victualling the crew of the ship and other persons (if any) on board.
XI. That such officers shall see that the other directions contained in this act be complied with, so far as the same can be complied with, before the departure of the ship from any port in the United Kingdom or the before-mentioned islands.
XII. If doubts arise whether any ship is seaworthy, so as to be fit for her intended voyage, and such doubts shall not be removed to the satisfaction of the collector and comptroller of the customs at the port from which the vessel is to be cleared out, or to the satisfaction of the emigration agent, it shall be lawful for the collector and comptroller, or emigration agent, at any time to cause the ship to be surveyed by two competent persons, and if it shall be reported to be not seaworthy with reference to the voyage, it shall not be cleared out, unless the contents of such report be disproved to the satis-
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faction of the commissioners of the customs, or of the colonial land and emigration commissioners in those cases in which the report shall nave been made at the instance of a government emigration agent, or until the ship shall be rendered seaworthy.
XIII. No ship shall carry any passengers unless he shall be provided with good sound boats of suitable size, and properly supplied with all requisites for their use, in the following proportion to the registered tonnage of such ship.
2 Boats, if the tonnage be 150 tons and upwards, but under 250 tons:
3 Boats, if the tonnage be 250 tons and upwards:
4 Boats, if the tonnage be 500 tons and upwards, and the number of passengers exceed 200:
Nor unless one of the boats be a long boat of a size duly proportioned to the tonnage of the ship.
XIV. Two copies of the act to be kept on board every ship carrying passengers; and one of such copies shall, upon request made at seasonable times to the master of the ship, be produced to any passenger for his perusal.
XV. No ship carrying passengers except to any port in North America, shall, in case the number of passengers shall amount to or exceed 100, or in case the estimated length of the voyage, computed as herein-before is mentioned, shall exceed 12 weeks, and the number of passengers shall amount to or exceed 50, clear out for the voyage, unless there shall be rated upon the ship's company, and shall be actually serving on board such ship, some person duly authorized by law to practise as a physician or surgeon or apothecary, and no ship shall actually put to sea or proceed on such voyage unless such medical practitioner shall be therein, and shall bona fide proceed on such voyage, taking with him a medicine chest, and a proper supply of medicines, instruments, and other things suitable to the intended voyage; and no ship carrying passengers to or for any port or place out of Europe, and not being within the Mediterranean Sea, shall clear out for any such voyage unless there shall be actually laden and on board, medicines, and printed or written directions for the use of the same, and other things necessary for the medical treatment of the passengers on board during the voyage, and available for that purpose, nor unless such medicines and other things shall be adequate in amount and kind to the probable exigences of the voyage, and, together with such medicines and other things, shall also be put on board every such ship previously to her clearing out for any such voyage as aforesaid, a certificate under the hands of any one or more such medical practitioner, qualified as aforesaid, who shall not have been the seller of the medicines and other things, or any part of them, to the effect that the same have been inspected by him, and are in his judgment adequate to meet any probable exigences, and further, that he has no pecuniary interest in the supply of the same.
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XVI. In any ship carrying passengers, no spirits or strong waters shall he sold to any passenger during the voyage; and if the master of the ship shall, directly or indirectly, sell or cause to he sold any spirits or strong waters to any passenger during the voyage, he shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding £100.
XVII. The master of every ship carrying passengers shall, before clearing out his ship, sign and deliver, in duplicate, to the collector or to such officer of Her Majesty's customs at such port or place as may clear the ship, a list of all the passengers on board of the ship, specifying, as accurately as may be, all the particulars by the form required, and such collector or other officer shall thereupon countersign and return to the said master one of such duplicate lists; and the said master shall exhibit such duplicate list, with the additions, if any, to be made thereto afterdirected, to the collector or other chief officer of Her Majesty's customs at any port or place in Her Majesty's possessions, or to Her Majesty's consul at any foreign port at which the said passengers or any of them shall be landed, and deposit the same with such collector or chief officer of customs, or such consul, at his final port of discharge.
XVIII. In case any vessel shall have cleared out with a number of passengers less than the number she could lawfully carry under the provisions of this act, or in case any passenger or passengers named in the list aforementioned shall not proceed on the voyage, and there shall afterwards be taken on board any additional passenger or passengers, the master shall add to the first list so countersigned and returned to him as aforesaid, the names and particulars of such additional passenger or passengers; and shall moreover prepare, in the form aforesaid, a separate list of such additional passenger or passengers, and deliver the same, together with the said first list so added to as aforesaid, both being signed by him, to the collector or other officer of customs as aforesaid at the port or place where any such additional passenger or passengers may have embarked, and thereupon such collector or other officer of customs shall countersign the additions made to the first list, and return the same to the master, and retain the separate additional list, and so on in like manner whenever any additional passenger or passengers may be taken on board: provided that in the event of there being no collector or other officer of customs stationed at any port or place where such additional passenger or passengers may be taken on board, then such separate list, and also the first list, with the additions shall, in case the vessel shall subsequently touch at any port or place at which there shall be stationed any officer of Her Majesty's customs, he delivered by the said master to such officer of customs, and the same respectively shall be dealt with in all respects by such officer of customs as it would have been dealt with by the collector or other officer of customs,
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had there been one at the port where the additional passengers embarked.
XIX. If any owner, charterer, or master of a ship, or any passage broker, agent, or other person, shall receive any money from any person, for the conveyance of any person as a passenger to any port or place in North America, the person so receiving such shall give a written acknowledgment for the same to the party from whom the same shall have been received, and in default shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding £10 in respect of each passenger, and if he shall be licensed, his licence shall be forfeited, in case the justices before whom the penalty shall be sued for shall declare the forfeiture thereof.
XX. No person, not being the owner or master of the ship in which passages shall be taken, shall carry on the business of a passage broker or passage dealer in respect of passages to any port in North America, or shall sell or let, or agree to sell or let, to any person, any such passage, unless he shall have previously taken out a licence to carry on the business of a passage broker or passage dealer, and unless such licence shall continue in force; and if any person shall carry on such business, or sell or let, or agree to sell or let, any such passage, contrary to this enactment, every person so offending shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding £10 each offence, and shall further be subject to all the same penalties and liabilities to which licensed passage brokers and passage dealers are subject under this act; and that it shall be lawful for any person desiring to carry on the business of a passage broker or passage dealer, in respect of such passages to North America, to make application to the justices assembled in petty or quarter sessions held for the district or place in which such person shall reside, for a licence to carry on such business, and such justices so assembled are hereby authorized to grant such licence to the party making application for the same, such licence to continue in force for the period named, unless sooner forfeited; and where any such licence shall be granted such justices shall cause notice thereof to be forthwith transmitted by the post to the colonial land and emigration commissioners at their office in London: provided nevertheless, that no such licence shall be granted unless the party applying for the same shall show to the satisfaction of the justices that he has given notice to the colonial land and emigration commissioners of his intention to apply for the same twenty-one clear days at least before such application, such notice to be transmitted by the post to the office of the said colonial land and emigration commissioners.
XXI. If any licensed broker or dealer as aforesaid shall receive money for or on account of the passage of any passenger to any port or place in North America, without having a written authority to act as agent for the party on whose behalf the contract for such passage purports to be made, or shall by any fraud or false pretence whatsoever induce any person to engage a pas-
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sage in any ship for any such voyage, every such broker or dealer shall be liable to a penalty not exceeding £10, and it shall be lawful for the justices before whom the penalty shall be sued for to declare, if they shall think fit, the licence of such broker or dealer to be forfeited, provided that in any case in which any justices shall declare the licence of any passage broker or passage dealer to be forfeited, such justices shall cause notice of such forfeiture to be forthwith transmitted by the post to the colonial land and emigration commissioners, at their office in London.
XXII. If any passenger or person on his behalf shall have entered into a contract for a passage or passages for such passenger, or for him and his family, in any ship, to or for any port out of Europe, and not being in the Mediterranean sea, and if such passenger, or such passenger and his family, shall be at the place of embarkation at the time appointed by the contract, and shall apply for such passage or passages, and shall, on demand, pay or tender such part of the passage money not already paid as shall be payable under such contract previously to embarkation, and if, owing to the previous departure of the ship in which such passage or passages shall have been engaged, or the neglect, refusal, or other default of the owner, charterer, or master thereof, or of the party with whom such passage or passages shall have been contracted for, such passenger shall not obtain such passage or passages, or shall not within a reasonable time obtain a passage or passages by some other equally eligible vessel to the same port or place, and in the mean time be paid subsistence money, or be provided with lodging and maintenance, as after mentioned, such passenger shall be entitled to recover all monies which he shall have paid for such passage or passages, from the party to whom he shall have paid the same, or from the owner or charterer of the ship for whom such party shall be the agent, and also such further sum not exceeding £10 in respect of each such passage as shall, in the opinion of the justices who shall adjudicate on the complaint, be a reasonable compensation for the loss or inconvenience occasioned to such passenger or his family by the loss of their passage or passages.
XXIII. If any ship shall not actually put to sea, and proceed upon her intended voyage, on the day appointed by any contract made by the owner, master, or charterer, or by their agent, with any passenger who shall on that day be on board the same, or ready to proceed on such intended voyage, then and in every such case the master of such ship shall victual each and every such passenger in like manner as if the voyage had commenced, and if the ship does not put to sea after the interval of two clear working days from the day appointed for sailing, shall be liable to pay to each and every such passenger, instead of victualling him, subsistence money, after the rate of one shilling in respect of each day of delay, until the actual clearing out and final departure of such ship on such voyage, provided, that such subsis-
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tence money shall not be payable in lieu of victualling in respect of any unavoidable detention by wind or weather, and also shall not be payable to any passenger who shall, with his own consent, be suitably lodged and maintained on shore at the expense of the parties who are bound to provide him with a passage.
XXIV. The master of any ship carrying passengers shall not land or put on shore, or cause to be landed or put on shore, any passenger, without his previous consent, at any port other than the port or place at which he may have contracted to land or put such passenger on shore.
XXV. At the close of the voyage every person arriving as a passenger at any port or place shall, during the space of 48 hours next after such arrival, be entitled to continue on board the ship, and to be provided for and maintained on board the same, in such and the same manner as during the voyage, unless in the ulterior prosecution of her voyage the ship shall quit any such port or place within the said period of 48 hours.
XXVI. The master of every ship carrying passengers as aforesaid shall afford to the government agent for emigration, or to the proper officer of customs at any port or place in Her Majesty's dominions from which such ship shall sail, or at which such ship shall touch during the voyage, or at which such ship shall arrive at the end of such voyage, and to Her Majesty's consul at any port or place at which such ship shall arrive, being in a foreign country, every facility for the inspection of the ship, and for communication with the passengers, and for ascertaining that the act has been duly observed.
XXVII. If in any ship carrying passengers on the lower deck or platform of such thickness as herein-before directed shall not be laid and continued throughout the whole duration of the voyage in such manner as before required; or if the height between such lower deck or platform and the upper deck shall be less than six feet; or if there shall be more than two tiers of berths; or if such berths shall not be securely constructed, or shall not be of the dimensions before required; or if there shall not be throughout the whole duration of any such voyage such an interval as is before prescribed between the deck and the floor of the berths; or if any such ship shall clear out and put to sea not having on board tanks or sweet casks of such size and number as aforesaid, and such water and provisions as aforesaid, for the use and consumption of the passengers, of the kind and to the amount and in the proportion required; or if such water and provisions shall not be issued in manner required; or if such ship shall not be provided with good boats according to the rates aforesaid; or if copies of the act shall not have been kept on board and produced on demand as required; or if there shall not be on board any such medical practitioner as aforesaid, or such medicines and other things necessary to the medical treatment of the passengers as required; or if any such ship shall be cleared
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out before a list of passengers shall have been delivered; or if the additions to the list and the additional separate list or lists be not made in the cases aforesaid, and delivered in the cases in which they are required to be delivered; or if any such list, or the additions to the same, shall be wilfully false; or if any such list, including the additions, if any, to the same, shall not be exhibited to or deposited with the proper officer at any port or place at which it is required to be exhibited or deposited; or if any passenger shall, without his previous consent, be put on shore at any place other than the place at which the master had contracted to land such passenger; or if any passenger shall not be allowed to continue on board such ship in manner before provided; or if every facility for inspection shall not be afforded as required, the master of any such ship shall for and in respect of each and every such offence be liable, to the payment of a fine not exceeding £50 sterling.
XXVII. Nothing contained in the act shall take away or abridge any right of suit or action which may accrue to any passenger in any such ship, or to any other person, in respect of the breach or nonperformance of any contract made or entered into between or on behalf of any such passenger or other person, and the master, owner or owners, of any such ship.
XXIX. All penalties imposed by the act may be sued for and recovered to the use of Her Majesty, in the United Kingdom, by any government emigration agent, or any collector or comptroller of Her Majesty's customs, or by any other officer of Her Majesty's customs, authorized in writing by the commissioners of Her Majesty's customs to sue for penalties under this act; and in any of Her Majesty's possessions abroad, by any such government agent, collector or comptroller, or other officer so authorized as aforesaid, and also by any officer authorized to sue for penalties under the act, by writing under the hand and seal of the governor or officer administering the government of any such possession; which respective authorities the commissioners of Her Majesty's customs and such governors or other officers are hereby empowered to grant; and all sums of money made recoverable by the act as return of passage money, subsistence money, or compensation, may be sued for and recovered, by or to the use of any passenger entitled thereto under this act, or by any of such officers as aforesaid, on behalf and to the use of any such passenger, or on behalf and to the respective use of any number of such passengers, and either by one or several complaints; and all such penalties and sums of money may he sued for and recovered before any two or more justices of the peace acting in any part of Her Majesty's dominions in which the offence shall have been committed or the cause of complaint shall have arisen, or in which the offender or party complained against shall happen to be; and upon complaint being made before any one justice of the peace he shall issue a summons requiring the party offending or
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complained against to appear on a day and at an hour and place to be named in such summons; and every such summons shall be served on the party offending or complained against, or shall he left at his last house, place of residence or of business, or on board any ship to which he may belong; and either upon the appearance or default to appear by the party offending or complained against it shall be lawful for any two or more justices to proceed summarily upon the case, and either with or without any written information; and upon proof of the offence or of the complainant's claim, it shall be lawful for such justices to convict the offender or adjudicate the complaint, and upon such conviction or adjudication to order the offender or party complained against to pay such penalty, as the justices may declare to have been incurred, or to pay to the party suing for the same the sum of money sued for, and also to pay the costs attending the information or complaint, summons, conviction, or adjudication; and if forthwith upon any such order the monies thereby ordered to be paid be not paid, the same may be levied, together with the costs of the distress and sale, by distress and sale of the goods and chattels of the party ordered to pay such monies, the surplus, if any, to be returned to him, upon demand; and any such justices may issue their warrant accordingly, and may also order such party to be detained and kept in safe custody until return can coveniently be made to such warrant of distress, unless such party give sufficient security, to the satisfaction of such justices, for his appearance before them on the day appointed for such return, such day or days not being more than eight days from the time of taking such security; but if it shall appear to such justices, by the admission of such party or otherwise, that no sufficient distress can be had whereon to levy the monies so adjudged to be paid, they may, if they think fit, refrain from issuing such warrant of distress; and in such case, or if such warrant shall have been issued, and upon the return thereof such insufficiency as aforesaid shall be made to appear to the justices, they shall by warrant cause the party ordered to pay such monies and costs as aforesaid to be committed to gaol, there to remain without bail for any term not exceeding three months, unless such monies and costs ordered to be paid, and such costs of distress and sale as aforesaid, be sooner paid and satisfied.
XXX. If in any proceeding before any justices under this act, or upon any action whatsoever, against any person for anything done either contrary to or in pursuance of this act, a question should arise whether any person is a government emigration agent, or an officer of the customs, viva voce evidence may be given of such fact, and shall be deemed legal and sufficient evidence.
XXXI. Any passenger suing for any sum of money made recoverable by this act as return of passage-money, subsistence-money, or compensation, shall not be deemed an incompetent
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witness in any proceeding for the recovery thereof, notwithstanding the same, if recovered, shall be applicable to his own use and benefit.
XXXII. Where any distress shall be made for any penalty, to he levied by virtue of this act, the distress itself shall not be deemed unlawful, nor the party making the same he deemed a trespasser, on account of any defect or want of form in the information, summons, conviction, warrant of distress, or other proceedings, nor shall the party distraining be deemed a trespasser ab initio on account of any irregularity which shall be afterwards committed by the party so distraining, but the person aggrieved may recover full satisfaction for the special damage in an action upon the case.
XXXIII. No plaintiff shall recover in any action against any person for anything done in pursuance of this act if tender of sufficient amends shall have been made before such action brought, or if after action brought, a sufficient sum of money shall have been paid into court, with costs, on behalf of the defendant.
XXXIV. No action shall he commenced against any person under the authority of this act, until 21 days' notice has been given thereof in writing to the party against whom such action is intended to be brought, nor after three calendar months next after the act committed for which such action shall be so brought; and every such action shall be brought, laid, and tried, where the cause of action shall have arisen, and not in any other place; and the defendant in such action may plead the general issue, and give this act and any special matter in evidence at any trial which shall be had thereupon; and if the matter shall appear to have been done under this act, or it shall appear that such action was brought before 21 days' notice given, or if any action shall not be commenced within the time before limited, or shall be brought in any other place than as aforesaid, then the jury shall find a verdict for the defendant; and if a verdict shall be found for such defendant, or if the plaintiff in such action shall become nonsuited, or if upon any demurrer in such action, judgment shall be given for the defendant thereon, then and in any of the cases aforesaid, such defendant shall and may recover treble costs.
XXXV. For the more effectually securing the observance of the aforesaid rules, and the payment of the penalties, it is enacted, that before any ship carrying passengers, if the number exceed 50, shall clear out for any such voyage as aforesaid from any port in the United Kingdom, the owner or charterer, or, in their absence, one good and sufficient person on his behalf, to be approved by the collector or chief officer of customs at port, and the master of the ship, shall enter into a bond to Her Majesty, in the sum of one thousand pounds, the condition of which bond shall be that the said ship is seaworthy, and that all the regula-
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tions made and prescribed by this act for the carriage of passengers shall be well and truly performed before and during the voyage, and that all penalties, which the master of the ship may be adjudged to pay for the nonperformance, before or during the voyage, of any regulations, shall be paid: provided always, that the bond shall be without stamps; and that no such bond shall be put in suit, and that no prosecution shall be brought under this act, or upon the breach of any of its provisions, in any of Her Majesty's possessions abroad, after the expiration of 12 calendar months next succeeding the commencement of the voyage, nor in the United Kingdom, after the expiration of 12 calendar months next after the return of the ship or the master to the United Kingdom.
XXXVI. Nothing in this act shall extend or be construed to extend to ships carrying passengers on such voyage if the number of passengers shall not exceed 3O, nor shall anything in this act contained extend to any of Her Majesty's ships of war, or to any ship in the service of the commissioners for executing the office of lord high admiral of the United Kingdom, or to ships of war or transports in the service of the East India company.
XXXVII. This act shall extend and apply to the carriage of passengers by sea from any of the British West Indies, in which term are included the British West India islands, the Bahamas, and British Guiana, and from Malta, and from the British possessions in Africa, and from the Mauritius, to any other place whatsoever.
XXXVIII. It shall be lawful for the governor or officer administering the government of any British colony not enumerated in the enactment lastly before contained to declare by proclamation, to be issued for that purpose, that this act shall be extended and shall apply to the carriage of passengers by sea from such colony to such places as may by him be named for the purpose in such proclamation, and this act shall be thenceforth so extended and shall so apply accordingly.
XXXIX. It shall be lawful for the governor or officer administering the government of any of the British colonies to which the act, as respects the carriage of passengers by sea therefrom, is thereby extended or shall be extended by proclamation, by any proclamation to be by him from time to time for that purpose, to declare the rule of computation by which the length of the voyage of any ship carrying passengers from such colony to any other place shall be estimated for the purposes of the act: provided nevertheless, that the act shall not, except as respects the West Indies, extend or apply to any such voyage, if the length thereof so computed shall not be three weeks or upwards.
XL. It shall be lawful for the governor of any of the British colonies to which the act has been hereby extended, by any proclamation or proclamations to be by him from time to time issued for that purpose, to substitute for the articles of food and
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provisions specified in the act such other articles of food and provisions as shall be a full equivalent for the same.
XLI. Every such proclamation shall be transmitted by the governor by whom the same may have been issued to Her Majesty, through one of Her Majesty's principal secretaries of state, for Her Majesty's confirmation or disallowance; and in case the same shall be disallowed by any order to be made by Her Majesty for that purpose, with the advice of her privy council, then from and after the promulgation of any such order in council within any such colony, any such proclamation shall cease to be of any force or authority, but until so disallowed the same shall be duly observed and obeyed: provided also, that on the production at any one of the colonies of an attested copy of any such proclamation, under the hand of the governor of the colony, and under the public seal of such colony, such copy shall, in the colony wherein the same shall be so produced, be received as sufficient evidence of the issuing and of the contents of such proclamation.
XLII. All the powers and authorities vested by the act, in the collector and comptroller of the customs, for determining the seaworthiness of any ship carrying passengers from any port in the united kingdom, shall, in respect of any ship carrying passengers from any port in any of the colonies aforesaid, be vested in the respective governors of the said colonies respectively.
XLIII. It shall not be necessary for the master, owner, or charterer of any ship carrying passengers from the colonies, to enter into any bond required to be entered into by the master and owner or charterer of any ship carrying passengers from the United Kingdom.
XLIV. The provisions of this act shall not extend to voyages from the colonies, so far as relates to the following subjects; (namely,)
The keeping copies of the act on board:
The use of the form of receipt required to be given for passage money:
The licensing of passage brokers:
The return of passage money and compensation, in case the party cannot be forwarded by the appointed ship, or by some other eligible vessel, and victualling or the payment of subsistence money in case of detention.
XLV. The provisions and regulations of this act, with the above exception, shall extend to voyages from the West Indies of less duration, computed as above, than three weeks, but being of not less duration than three days, except so far as relates to the following subject; (namely,)
The construction or thickness of the lower deck or platform:
The height between decks:
The surgeon and medicine chest:
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The maintenance of passengers for forty-eight hours after arrival:
And as respects voyages from the West Indies of less computed duration than three weeks, the owner or charterer of a ship may, if he think fit, contract with the passengers engaging passages therein, that they shall respectively provide themselves with necessary food (not including water) for the voyage; and in such case the regulations of this act respecting the issue of provisions by the master shall not be applicable to the passengers on such voyage.
XLVI. It shall be lawful for the governor of any British colony (other than the West Indies) to which this act, as respects the carriage of passengers by sea therefrom, has been extended, by proclamation to declare that the enactment herein-before contained respecting voyages from the West Indies of shorter duration than three weeks shall extend to voyages from the colony, such voyage being of less duration than three days; and thereupon such enactment shall extend and apply to such voyage.
XLVII. Nothing in the act contained shall be construed to extend to prevent the enactment by the respective governors, councils, and assemblies, or other local legislatures, in the British West Indies and South America, and in the Bahama Islands, and in Bermuda, or by Her Majesty, with the advice of her privy council, of any such acts of general assembly, or ordinances, or orders in council, as may be requisite for establishing such regulations as are required by this act, or any of them, or for carrying the same into full and complete effect: but it shall not be lawful for any such governor, council, and assembly, or for any such local legislature, or for Her Majesty in council, by any acts of assembly, ordinances, or orders in council, to make or establish any enactment, provision, rule, or order which shall be in anywise repugnant or contradictory to this act or any part thereof, and every such enactment, regulation, provision, rule, or order shall be, and is hereby declared to be absolutely null and void and of no effect.
XLVIII. Nothing in the act shall be construed to apply to any of the territories under the government of the East India Company, or to any of the governors appointed by the said Company; nor shall anything in the act be construed to affect the powers now vested in the governor general of India in council to make laws and regulations whereby the provisions of this act, or such of them as to the said governor general shall seem expedient, shall be extended to the territories under the government of the said company, or in respect of which the said governor general has now by law a power of legislation; but it shall be lawful for the governor general, from time to time, by any act to be passed for that purpose, to declare that this act, with such exceptions as are herein-before mentioned, shall extend to the carriage of passengers upon any voyage from any ports within
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the territories of the East India Company, to be specified in such act, to any other places whatsoever, to be also specified, and also in like manner to authorize the substitution of other equivalent articles of food and provisions for those before enumerated, and to declare the rule of computation by which the length of any voyage shall be estimated, and to confer the powers herein-before conferred upon government emigration agents, and collectors and comptrollers of the customs, with respect to ascertaining and deciding on the seaworthiness of a ship, upon such officers of the East India Company, as the said governor general may think proper; and from and after the passing of such act, and whilst the same shall remain in force, this act shall, with such exceptions as are herein-before made as respects voyages from the colonies, apply to and extend to the carriage of passengers upon such voyages as in the said act or acts shall be specified; which acts shall nevertheless be subject to disallowance and repeal, and shall in the same manner be transmitted to England, and be laid before both houses of parliament, as in the case of any other laws or regulations which the said governor general in council is now by law empowered to make.
XLIX. It shall be lawful for the governor general of India in council, from time to time, by any act, to declare in what manner, and before what authorities, and by what form of proceedings, the penalties imposed and the sums of money made recoverable by this act shall be sued for and recovered within any places or territories under the government of the East India Company, and to what uses the penalties shall be applied.
L. The provisions, regulations, penalties, and forfeitures set forth in this act shall extend and be deemed to extend to foreign vessels carrying passengers upon any voyage from any port or place in the United Kingdom, to or for any port or place out of Europe, and not being within the Mediterranean Sea, or upon any other voyage to which the provisions of this act shall for the time being extend.
LI. Wherever the term "passage" or "passenger" is used in this act, it shall be held not to include or extend to the class of passages or passengers commonly known and understood by the name of cabin passages and cabin passengers.
LII. In the construction of this act, unless there be something in the subject or context repugnant to such construction, every word importing the singular number or the masculine gender only shall be understood to include and shall be applied to several persons, matters, or things, as well as one person, matter, or thing, and females as well as males respectively.
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SCHEDULES referred to by the foregoing Act.
Referred to in the 17th Section of the Passengers Act.
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NOMINAL LIST OF PASSENGERS. *
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SCHEDULE (B.) referred to in the 19th Section of this Act.
PASSENGERS' CONTRACT TICKET.
N.B. --Any one receiving Money from or in respect of any Passenger about leaving the United Kingdom for any Place in North America, without using this Form, and correctly filling up the Blanks therein, and signing it with his Name in full, will be liable to a Penalty not exceeding £10 for each such Passenger.
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SCHEDULE (C.) referred to in the 20th Section of this Act.
FORM OF PASSAGE BROKER'S LICENCE.
A. B. * of ---------- in the ---------- having shown to the satisfaction of us, the undersigned justices of the peace in quarter/petty sessions assembled, that he hath duly given notice to Her majesty's colonial land and emigration commissioners of his intention to make application for a licence to carry on the business of a passage-broker or passage-dealer in respect of passages to North America: we, the undersigned justices so assembled as aforesaid, and having had no sufficient cause shown to us why the said A. B. should not receive such licence, do hereby license and authorize the said A. B. to carry on the business of a passage-broker or passage-dealer as aforesaid, until the 31st day of December in the year following the present year, unless this licence shall be sooner determined by forfeiture for misconduct on the part of the said A. B., as in the passengers act is provided.
Given under our respective hands and seals, this ---------- day of 18-- , at ----------
---------- (L. S.) Justice of the Peace.
---------- (L. S.) Justice of the Peace.
SCHEDULE (D.) referred to in the 20th Section of this Act.
FORM OF NOTICE to be given by Passage Broker to Her Majesty's Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners. Gentlemen,
I A.B. * of ---------- in ---------- do hereby give you Notice, That it is my intention to apply, after the expiration of twenty-one clear days from the putting of this notice into the post, to the Justices to be assembled in the quarter/petty sessions to be held for --------------- for a licence to carry on the business of a passage broker or passage dealer in respect of passages to North America.
To Her Majesty's Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners.
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SCHEDULE (E.) referred to in the 21st Section of this Act.
FORM OF NOTICE to be given to Her Majesty's Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners of Forfeiture of Passage Broker's Licence.
THIS is to give you Notice, That the Licence granted on the ----- Day of ---------- 18-- , to A. B. of ------------ in ---------- to act as a Passage Broker or Passage Dealer, was on the ----- Day of ---------- now last past duly declared by us, the undersigned Justices of the Peace in Petty Sessions assembled, to be forfeited,
Signatures ----------------- -----------------
To Her Majesty's Colonial Land and Emigration Commissioners,
* The names in full, with the additions and address of the party, applying for the licence, must be here correctly inserted. Also the place or district in which the party giving the notice resides.
NO. II. --COLONIAL MARKETS.
Flour. 13s to 13s 4d per quintal. United States, 27s to 27s 6d per barrel. Provisions. Beef, 17s 6d to 22s 6d per 100 lbs Fresh pork, 18s 6d to 20s per 100 lb. Exchange. For bills on London, 9 1/2 per cent., and private, 8 to 8 1/2 per cent. Drafts on New York, 2 1/2 to 3 per cent. Upper Canada notes, 1/2 to 1 per cent, discount.
Flour, per lb, 196 lb 15s to 17s 6d Oatmeal, 11s 3d to 17s 6d Wheat, per bushel 60 lbs, 2s 9d to 3s 9d Rye, per bushel 56 lbs 1s 9d to 2s 6d Barley, per bushel, 48 lb 1s 8d to 2s 3d Oats, farmers', per bushel, 34 lbs 8d to 10d Oats, merchants', per bushel, 34 lbs 1s to 1s 3d. Peas, per bushel, 60 lbs 1s 6d to 1s 10d Timothy, per bushel 60 lbs 4s 1d to
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5s 6d Beef and pork, per cwt, 12s 6d to 17s 6d.; do. per lb 2d to 4d Mutton and veal, per lb 2d to 4d Butter, per lb 7d to 10d Turkeys, each, 2s to 3s 6d Geese, each, 1s 6d to 2s Fowls, per couple, 1s 3d to 2s Chickens, per couple, 10d to 1s 3d Eggs, per dozen 6d to 8d Potatoes, per bushel, 1s to 1s 3d Hay, per ton, 35s to 45s Straw, per ton, 30s to 35s Whisky (per cask) Canadian proof, per gallon, 1s 3d to 1s 6d Hides, per 100 lbs, 5s to 26s 3d Salt, per barrel, 10s to 11s 3d Lake Ontario supplies an abundance of fish. Magnificent salmon, from 2s 6d to 5s each--weight ranging to 15 or 16 lb. Salmon trout, weighing from 7 to 10 lb, from 1s to 1s 3d each. A very superior kind of white fish, from 2s to 3s 9d per dozen, weight from 3 to 5 lbs each.
Flour, 36s 3d in bond, American superfine imported through Canada, sold by auction at 36s Corn meal 4 dollars. Teas--E. I. Company's congou is selling in lots at 3s in bond 3 months. Butter, 9d
CAPE OF GOOD HOPE.
Aloes, per lb, 3 1/4d Potatoes, per muid, 3 bushels, 13s to 18s Beans, per muid, 24s to 30s Butter, per lb, 1s to 1s 6d Brandy, per leag. 11l 5s to 12l Peas, per muid, 22s 6d to 24s Barley, per muid, 9s to 9s 9d Geese, each, 2s 10d to 3s Oats, per muid, 8s to 8s 3d Hay, per 100 lbs, 4s to 5s 8d Turkeys, each, 3s 7d to 6s 4d Wheat, 10 muids, 10l 17s 6d to 14l 2s 6d Flour, fine, per 100 lbs, 10s 8d Onions, per muid, 9s to 13s Pigs, fattened, each 2l 5s to 2l 10s 6d Unfattened, 22s 6d to 30s Suckling, 3s 9d to 5s 3d Salt, per muid, 7s 4d to 8s 10d Soap, per lb, 5d Buckskins, 1s 1 1/2d to 2s 0 3/4d Dry ox hides, 4s 6d to 8s 7d Honey, per lb, 4 1/2d to 5 1/2d Lentil, per muid, 30s Maize, per muid, 15s Elephant's teeth, per lb, 1s 11d Rye, per muid, 10s 8d to 10s 10d Raisins per lb 1 1/2d to 4 3/4d.
Meal, per muid (3 bushels), 32s to 37s 6d Oats, do, 18s to 21s Barley, do, 18s to 28s Potatoes, do., 12s to 18s Hides, per lb, 2 1/2d to 3s 0 1/4d Butter, do., 1s 6d to 2s Tobacco, do., 7d to 9d Soap, do., 5d to 6d Oat hay, per 100 lbs 5s to 9s.
Prices of Live Stock. Oxen, 30s to 75s Cows, 30s to 5l Sheep, (wethers), 5s 3d to 9s Ewes (Cape), 4s 6d to 6s Do., (1st and 2d cross), 7s 6d to 9s. Do, (3d and 4th do.) 12s to 15s Goats (Kapaters), 6s to 8s Do., (ewes), 4s to 5s
Aloes, per lb, 9d to 11d Butter, 1s 10d to 2s 4d Buckskins, each, 3s 6d to 5s 9d Barley, per muid, 7l to 9l 2s Beans, 14l to 16l 2s Meal, 16l 4s to 18l 7s Indian corn, 10l 4s to 13l 3s Hides, each, 5l 2s to 10l 1s Calfskins, each, 1l to 2l 2s Sheepskins, 4d to 8d Soap, per lb, 11 1/2d to 1s 1 1/2 Fat, 10d to 1s Tobacco, 11d to 1s 2d Beeswax, 2s 8d to 2s 11d Wool, to Oat hay, per 100 bdls., 23/to 38l Horns, each, 6d to 1s Oats, per muid, 10l 1s to 12l 3s Potatoes, 7l to 11l 1s Onions, 10l to 13l Fowls, each, 2s 2d to 2s 10d Turkeys, 3s to 4s 4d Ducks, 1s 1d to 1s 3d Plank, per foot, 6d to 9d Quartering, 4 1/2d to 6 1/2d Stinkwood, 1s 10d to 2s 3d.
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NEW SOUTH WALES
Tea, from 7l to 8lper chest for Hysonskin Coffee, from 6d to 8d per lb Soap 30l per ton Sugar, 21l 12s 6d per ton Manilla, at 22l 10s to 24l per ton Iron, 9l 5s per ton, for small lots Rope Manilla, 32l 10s Europe, 55l per ton Whale line, 90s per cwt Beer and Ales, per hhd, 5l 12s 6d Flour Fine, 21s to 20s Seconds, 18s to 17s Rations, 16s to l5s No. 1, biscuit, 26s No. 2, ditto, 21s per cwt Bran, ls 8d to 1s 10d per bushel Bread The 2 lb loaf sells at from 3 1/4 to 5d, according to quality Maize The retail prices are from 4s 9d to 5s 3d per bushel Oats--From 4s 3d to 4s 9d per bushel Barley--The best Cape barley for seed is 4s 6d per bushel--the brewers are giving from 3s to 3s 6d per bushel Hay--the average price has been about 7l per ton; the best samples realized 7l 10s Straw--From 30s to 40s per load, the average price has been about 6s per cwt Fat Cattle, 10s 6d per cwt Milch Cows, 3l 2s 6d, per hhd A flock of 641, by auction, only produced 2s 10d per head Swine, from 30s to 50s per head, according to the size Roasters are from 4s 6d to 5s per head Butchers' Meat-wholesale prices--beef, 12s to 16s per cwt Mutton, 12s 6d to 16s 8d per cwt Pork, 50s to 60s per cwt Veal, 48s to 60s per cwt Retail prices--beef and mutton, from 2 1/2d to 3 1/2d per lb Pork and veal from 7d to 9d per lb Dressed roasting pigs from 5s to 5s 9d each Poultry-fowls, 4s to 5s per pair Ducks, 6s to 7s per do. Geese, 12s to 14s per do. Turkeys, 12s to 20s per do. Eggs, 1s 4d to 1s 6d per dozen. Dairy Produce-- Butter, Glenlee, 2s 9d per lb Other sorts, 2s to 2s 6d per lb Salt butter is from 1s 4d to 2s per lb Colonial cheese, uncut, from 8d to 10d per lb In smaller quantities, from 10d to 1s per lb Colonial ham is from 1s to ls 3d per lb Bacon, from 9d to 1s per lb Salt pork is offered at from 4d to 7d per lb Vegetables--colonial potatoes are from 6s to to 8s per cwt Derwent potatoes are from 9s to 12s per cwt Candles, from 6s 6d to 7s per dozen lbs Lard, from 10d to 1s per lb Suet, from 5 1/2d to 6 1/2 d per lb Rabbits, from 6s 6d to 7s 6d per pair Lime, at the Liverpool-street wharf, at 1s per bushel.
MELBOURNE (PORT PHILIP).
Fine flour, 22l per 2000 lbs Seconds, 20l per do. Thirds, 17l per do. Bran, 2s 3d per 20 lbs. --General Wholesale. Fat bullocks, 650 lbs, 4l 15s to 5l per head Sheep, 60 lbs, 10s per head Working bullocks, 16l to22l per pair Sugar, per ton, 35l to 42l Refined do., cwt, 8d per lb Tea, finest, 8l 10s to 9l per chest Second quality, 5l. to 6l do. Tobacco, American, in bond, 1s to 1s 2d per lb Soap, 40s to 46s per cwt Rice, by the bag, 2 1/2d to 3d per lb Oatmeal, by the cwt, 19s to 22s Coffee, raw, 10d to 1s per lb English candles, moulds, 10d to 1s per lb Colonial do., moulds, 7d per lb Dips, 6d per lb Paint, white lead, ground, in kegs, per cwt, 38s to 40s Green do., 2lto 2l 10s Pork, Irish, 4l 10s to 5l per barrel Porter, solid, 5l to 6l 10s per hogshead Ale, Scotch, 3l 15s to 4l 10s per barrel Pearl barley, by the cwt, 3d to 3 1/2d per lb Rope, Europe, 4l to 5l per cwt Salt, stove, 4l to 4l 10s per ton Liverpool, do., 4l per ton Fine dairy salt, 5l to 6l per ton Brandy, 5s 6d to 6s per gallon Rum, 3s 9d to 5s 6d per gallon Hollands, flat, 2s 9d to 3s per gallon Whisky, Scotches to 7s 6d per gallon Van Diemen's Land timber, 16s to 18s per 100 feet Turpentine, 7s to 8s per gallon Vinegar, 2s 6d to 3s per gallon Port and sherry, 25s to 40s per dozen, 30l to 45l per pipe Claret, 30s to 45s per dozen Champagne, 5l
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to 3l 10s per dozen Woolpacks, 6s 9d to 7s 6d General Retail-- Ship biscuit, 25s per cwt Bread, 2 lb loaf, 6d Beef, per side, 2 1/2d per lb; per quarter, 2 3/4d: per lb, 3d to 5d Mutton, per carcass, 2 1/2d; per lb, 3d to 4d Pork, 6d to 9d per lb Veal, 6d to 9d per lb Turkeys, per couple, 20s to 30s Fowls, per couple, 5s to 6s Ducks, per couple, 7s to 9s Wood, per load, 8s to 10s Radishes, per bunch, 1 1/2d to 2d Turnips and carrots, per bunch, 3d to 4d Cabbages, each, 3d to 5d Onions, per lb, 4d Thyme and sage, per bunch, 2d Pumpkins and melons, 1s to 3s each Potatoes, 12s per cwt Apples, 10d per lb Fresh butter, per lb, 2s 6d Salt do., per lb, 2s 4d Sugar, 4d to 5d per lb Tea, 4s per lb Tobacco, 4s per lb Soap, 6d to 7d per lb Rice, 4d per lb Red herrings, 4s 6d per two dozen case Coffee, roasted. 1s 8d per lb English candles, moulds. 1s 2d per lb Colonial do., moulds, 9d per lb Dips, 8d per lb Stock--Working bullocks, from 18l 18s to 21l per pair Cows, and calves, from 5l 10s to 8l 8s each Also, sheep, at about 2d per lb.
Colonial Produce--Wheat, per bushel, 7s to 8s Flour, fine, per ton, 28l to 30l Seconds, do, 20l Bran, per bushel, 1s 5d Barley, 4s to 5s Oats, 7s to 8s do. Maize, 5s to 7s Potatoes, per ton, 10l to 12l Beef, per lb, 3d to 5d Mutton, 4d to 5d Veal and pork, 8d to 10d Bread, per 4 lbs, 10d to 1s Eggs, per dozen, 2s Butter, per lb, 2s Cheese, per lb, 1s to 1s 6d Cabbages, 1d each Cauliflowers, 4d to 6d do. Carrots, 3d per bunch Turnips, 2d per dozen Onions, 3d per lb Cucumbers, 2d to 4d each Water melons, 6d to 2s each Sweet do., 6d to 2s Radishes, 3d per bunch Ale, per gallon, 3s 6d to 4s Hay, per ton, 3l 10s Hides, salted, per lb, 9d to 10d Prices at the Mills--Flour, S. A., fine, per 100 lbs, 1l 10s Seconds, do., 1l 5s Thirds, do., 1l Bran, per 29 lbs, 2s Pollard, per 20 lbs, 2s Wheat, S. A., 10s Indian, 6s,
Ale, per dozen, 13s Bread, 2 lb loaf, 8d Beef (fresh), per lb, 10d to 1s Irish butter, per lb, 1s 9d Fresh do, 3s 3d Brandy, per gallon, in bond, 6s to 9s Brown Stout, per hogshead, 6l Cigars, per thousand, 1l 10s to 4l Coffee, per lb, 1s 4d Cheese, per lb, 1s to 1s 6d Candles (dips), per lb, 10d Do. (English wax), 3s 6d Do. (moulds), 1s Flour, per ton, 25l to 33l Gin, per gallon, in bond, 2s 6d Hams, per lb, 1s Mutton, per lb, 9d to 11d Linseed oil, per gallon, 5s to 7s Black do., per ton, 15l Sperm do., per ton, 75l Pork, per lb, 4d. Irish do., per barrel, 5l Potatoes, per ton, 5l to 8l Porter, per dozen, 12s Rice, per cwt, 20s Rum, per gallon, in bond, 4s to 5s Sugar, per cwt, 2l Loaf do., per lb, 9d Salt, per ton, 3l to 4l Soap, per ton, 36l to 40l Shingles, per thousand, 1l 7s to 2l 5s Tea, per chest, 12l 12s Tobacco, per lb. 1s 8d Turpentine, per gallon, 8s Sherry wine per pipe, 28l to 40l Milch cows, 20l to 30l Brood mares, 50l to 90l Working Bullocks, per pair, 40l to 60l Sheep, each, 1l 8s to 1l 10s.
VAN DIEMEN'S LAND
Wheat, per bushel, 7s 3d to 7s 6d Oats, 5s 6d to 6s Cape barley, 5s 6s do. English do., 6s to 7s do. Hay, per cwt, 7s to 8s Straw, per do., 3s to 4s Port Arthur coal, 25s Sydney do., 42s She oak, 14s
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Gum wood, 10s per ton Potatoes, 6l to 7l per ton Carrots, 4s per cwt Cabbages, 1s 6d per dozen Turkeys, 10s to 12s per couple Geese, 8s to 10s do. Ducks, 6s to 8s do. Fowls, 4s to 4s 6d per do Eggs, 2s 6d per dozen Butter, fresh, 2s 6d per lb Shingles, 7s to 8s per thousand Sawn timber, 10s per 100 feet Posts and Hails, 25s Paling, 5s per 100.
Ale, per hhd, 5l to 5l 10s Bottled do., per dozen, 10s to 12s 6d Porter, per hhd, 4l to 6l Bottled do., per dozen, 10s to 12s 6d Spirits -Brandy, per gallon, 6s to 6s 6d Rum, proof, B. P., per gallon, 4s to 4s 6d Hollands, in wood, pale, duty paid, four gallon cases, 4l to 4l 10s Fruits-- Currants, Zante, per lb, 8d to 10d Raisins, Muscatel, per lb, 6d to 10d Cape, 6d to 7d. Wines-- Sherry, wood, per pipe, 45l Bottled, per dozen, 1l 12s Port, per pipe, 50l Bottled, per dozen, 1l 15s Tea--Hysonskin, per chest, 8l 10s to 10l Hyson, 12l to 15l Congou, 10l to 12l Souchong, 12l to 14l Gunpowder, per lb, 3s. Sugar, per ton, Mauritius, 34l to 35l Manilla, 28l to 30l Bengal, white, 35l to 40l Gin, English, per gallon, 6s to 7s 6d Whisky, 7s to 8s 6d Soap, per ton, 45l to 50l Tobacco, per lb. 1s 3d to 3s 6d Cigars, Havannah, per thousand, 2l lOs to 4l Coffee, per lb, 8d to 1s 1d Vinegar, per gallon, 2s 6d to 3s Mess Pork, prime Irish, 4l 15s to 5l 10s Beef, Irish, per tierce, 8l 8s Hams, per lb, 10d to 1s 2d Salt, Liverpool, per ton, 4l 4s to 5l Butter, Irish, per lb, 1s 3d to 1s 9d Cheese, per lb, 8d to 1s 3d Herrings, pickled, per dozen, 3s Rice, per bag of 168 lbs, 1l 5s to 1l 10s Wheat, Van Diemen's Land, per bushel, 5s 6d to 6s 6d Barley, 6s 6d to 7s 6d Oats, 4s to 5s Oatmeal, per lb, 4d to 6d Flour, per 2000 lbs, 16l to 20l Candles, per lb, 10d to 2s 6d Metals--Iron, assorted, per ton, 11l to 14l Copper sheathings, per lb, 1s 3d to 2s Lead, rolled, per ton, 28l to 32l Rope, Europe, per cwt, 3l to 4l 4s Deal Plank, Norway, per foot, 3 1/2d American, 1s Gunpowder, per lb, 9d to 5s Hops, per lb, 1s 3d to 2s Mustard, per bottle, 1s 4d to 2s Pickles, 1s 6d to 2s 6d.
Glasgow:-- E. Khull, Printer to the University.