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abode of every other person propofing to become a Member, is to be delivered to the Seeree fary, who is to read the same and properly insert the naine in a list of Candidates, to be bong up in ebe Society's Room, uqtil the next meeting, at which fuch persons thall be ballotted lor; and if two-thirds of the Members then voring huli ballot in his favor, he hall be deemed a perpetual Member, upon payment of swerry guinens at one payment, or a fub. fcribing member, upon payment of any sum not lets ihan tuo gwincas anually: every Mum her is equally entitled to vote, and be concerned in all the transactions of the Society.
The meetings of the Society are held every Wedne day, at six o'clock in the evening, from the fourth Wednesday in Qirober, !o the forl Wernesday in June. And the several Curse bittees, to whole confideration che various objects of the Society's attention are restired, spect on the other evenings in every weck during the Señiun.
PREMIUMS FOR PLANTING AND HUSBANDRY. CLASS.
Thousand cuttings on each acre, the gold *. ACORNS. For having fer teh acres, medal.
between Cetober, 1787, and April, Cerrifi ales to be produced on the last Tuesa 3788; the gold medal.
day in December, 1788. 2. For five acres the filver medal,
37. Upland ar Red Willow. For not less Certifcales to be produced on the forft Tuele than three acres, planted before the end of day in November, 1788.
April, 1788, twelve hundred on each acre; 9. Raising Oaks. Not fewer than five the gold medal. Thousand, from plants, or acorns, in woods Corrificates to be produced on the laft Teef. that have been long under timber; the gold day in April, 1789. nedal.
39. Alder. Por fix acres, planted io the 10. For three thousand; the filver medal. year 1787, at least one thousand on each
Cere fcases to be produced on the firft Tues acre; the gold onedal. day in January, 1789.
Gerliscales to be produced on the laf Tues. 15. Obsertations on Oik. For observations day in December, 1788. and experiments on the obftrutions to the
41. Afh. For not less than fix acre, growth of oaks, with remedies for them, planted in the year 1787, the plants to be and ascertaining the proper time for felling two years old, and the number on each the trees; the gold medal.
acre, at least twelve hundred; the gold Accounts to be produced on the third medai. Tuciday in December, 1789.
42. For not less than four acres; the filver 16. Spanish Chefnuss. For setting fx medal. acres between the firit of October, 1787, Certificates to be delivered on the second and April 1788, mixed with feeds Tuesday in December, 1788. collings of other trees; the gold medal. 43: -1. For fix acres planted in 1788, 17. For four acres; the silver medal.
intermixed with feeds or cuttings of other Certificates to be produced on the firft plants; the gold medal. Tuesday in November, 1788.
44 For not less than four acres; the 24. English Elm.
For eight thousand, filver medal. planied between June, 1787, and June 1788; Certificates to be produced on the last Tucle the gold medal.
day in December, 1789. 25. For fave thousand; the filver medal. 49. Mixed Timber Trets. For having en. 26. For four thousand; the filver medal, closed, and planced or lown, ten acres with
Cersificares to be delivered on the first Tues Forest trees for timber, betwçen October, day in November, 1783.
1784, and May, 1786; the gold medal, 30. Larcb For planting, from June 1787, Certificates to be produced on the first Tuela 10 June 1738, five thousand, to be be- day in November, 1988. tween two and four years old; the gold 53. Mulberry Currings. For raifing not medal.
less than three hundred mulberry-trees from 31. For three thousand; the filver medal. cuttings in the year 1785; the gold me
Certifiates to be delivered on the laft Tutf dal, day in November, 1788.
Certificates to be produced on tbe firt 34. Siiver Fir. For not fewer than two Tuesday in November, 1788. thcuiand, planted between June 1789; and 54. Mulberry Cuttings. For not less than June, 1790, in a mixed plantation or foreft one acre of mulberry curtings, planted in the uees; the gold medal.
year 1785, for the purpose of feediog filla 35. For one thousand; the filver medal. worms; the gold medal.
Certificates and accounts to be delivered Ceriificates, that the plants are only three on the laft Tuesday in December, 1793. feet alunder, to be produced on the firá Tuef
36. Huntingdon Willow. For ihree acres day in December, 1788. planted in the year 1708, at !cast onc
Premiums proposed by the Society of Arts. 55. Mulberry Cuttings, or Trees. For not April, 1789. fewer than three hundred planted in 1787 ; 75. Green Vegetable Food. For the bett the gold medal, or twenty pounds.
account of vegetable Food, that will most 56. For one hundred and fisty; the filver increase the milk in mares, cows, and medal or ten pounds.
ewes, in March, and April; che gold medals Certificates to be produced on the first Tues Certificates to be produced on the second day in November, 1789.
Tuesday in November, 1788. 58. Muiberry Trees in Hedge Rows. For one 77. Comparative Culture of Turnep rooted hundred planied in 1788; ten pounds,
Cabbage, for satisfactory experiments, on the 59. For fifty; five pounds.
drill and broad-cast culture of turnep rooted Certificates to be produced on the first Tuefa cabbage, made on four acres of land; the day in O&tober, 1789.
filver medal, or ten pounds. * The candidates for planting all kinds of Certificates to be produced on the fir& Tacfo trees are lo cerrif, ibat ibe respertive planta- day in October 1791. tions are properly fenced and secured, and parti 79. Turnep-rooted Cabbage. For railing ia cularly to fire ibe condilion ebe plants were in the year 1788, not less than ten acres, and at sbe time of higning Sueb certificates.
for an account of the effects on cattle or thoep Any information which ebe candidates for sbe fed with it; the gold medal, foregoing premiums may chuse to communicate, 80. For not less than five acres; the filver relative to be miebods made use of in forming
medal. the plantations or promoting ibe growth of ube Certificates to be produced on the laf Tuesçeviral trees, or any other observations ebé may day in October, 1789. bave occurred on the firbjec?, will be ibankfully 82. Cure of Gurled Potatoes. For discovere received.
ing the cause and pointing out the core 6o. Trees for use wben exposed to the Wes
of ihe disease, verified by experiments; the ther. For the beft account, to determine gold medal, or thirty pounds. which of the following trees is of the greaceft Accoun's to be produced on the third vilicy for timber, when exposed to the wea. Tuesday in November, 1789. ther, viz.
83. Potators for feeding Cairle and Sbeep. Larch, black poplar, ash, Spanish chef- For cultivating, in 1788, not less shaa nui, willow, aider, Lombardy poplar, or four acres, for the sole purpose of feeding beech; the gold medal.
Cattle and theep; the gold medal, or i wenty To be produced on the second Tuesday in guineas. December, 1783.
Certificates to be produced on the second 62. Planting boggy or morally Soils. For Tuesday in November, 1789. the best experiments to ascertain the advania 85. Gullivering Rosts and Herbige far ages of planing bogey or rorally soils; the feeding sheep and black catrk.
For experia gold medal.
ments made on two acres of land, beCertificates to be produced on the firft Tues i ween Michaelmas, 1787, and May, 1788, day in January, 1792.
to ascertain which of the following plants 67. Comparative culture of Wbrar. For the can be secured for winter fodder, to the beft ret of experiments made on eight acres, greatest advantage,*viz. to determine the comparative advantages of Turnep rooted cabbage, carrots, turnep cultivaring wheat, by fowing broad-cait or cabbage, parfoeps, turneps, potators. drilling; the gold medal.
The accounts to be produced on the first The account to be produced on the first Tuesday in November, 1788 ; the gold Tuesday in February, 1789.
medal. 68. Comparative culture of Wheat. For the 876 Stocks of Bees. For not fewer than belt set of experiments made on eight acres, thirty stocks of Bees, and giving an account to determine the compararive advantage of of the manner of supporting them; the gold cultivating wheat, by broad-saft or dibbling; medal, or twenty pounds. the gold medal.
The accounts to be delivered on the firft The accounts to be produced on the first Tuesday in November, 1789. Tuesday in February, 1789.
89. Culoivating she true Rbubarb. For raiso 71. Beans and Wbeat. For planting or ing, in the year 1788, not less than three drilling between December 1786, and March hundred plants of the true rhabarb; the 1787, ten acres, with beans, and for fowing gold medal. the same land with wheat in the year 1787, go. For two hundred plants; the Giver ten guineas.
medal. Certificates to be produced on the firft Certificates to be produced on the second Tuesday in November, 1788.
Tuesday in February, 1789. 73. Turneps. For experiments made on
For Rhubarb of Britilte Be acres, to determine the comparative ad.' growth, sweaty pounds weighc; the gold vantages of the drill or broad caft method medal. in the culciration of turneps ; the gold Certificates, and five pounde weight, to be medal.
produced on the firt Tuesday in November, To be delivered on the third Tuesday in 1788.
94 For ten poonde weight; the Glver medal. acres of waste moor land; the gold medal.
97. Afcertaining ibe component parts of arable Cer:ificates to be produced on the first Toer Land. For the most fatisfactory experia day in February, 1789 'ment, to ascertain the due proportion of the 115 Gaining land from ibe Sea. For an feveral component parts of Arable Land, account of the best method of gaining from by an accurate analyfis of it; the gold the sea not less than twenty acres of land ; medal.
the gold medal. The accounts to be produced on the last Gertificates to be produced on the first Tueso Tuesday in November, 1788.
day in October, 1788. 102. Improving Land lying waste. For a 119. Malbine to reop or mow Corn. Por method of improving roils, lying wafte or a Machine to resp or mow grain, by which encultivated; the gold medal.
it may be done cheaper than by any method 103. For the next in merit, the Glver now practised ; ten guineas. medal.
The machine with certificates to be proThe accounts to be produced on the second duced on the second Tuesday in December, Tuesday in December, 1788.
1788. 108. Minares. For the best account, on 120. Improved Hoe. For the moft im. whas foil the application of marle, chalk, proved horse or hand hoe, for cleaving the lime, or clay, as manures, be most benefi- spaces between coro fewn in equidistant cial; the gold medal.
rows, and earthing up the plants; the gold The account to be delivered on the first medal, or twenty guineas. Tuesday in January, 1789.
To be produced, with certificates of irs 110. Manures. For the best set of experi work, on the first Tuesday in December, ments, to ascertain the comparative advant 1789. age of foot, coal-athes, wood-athes, lime, 121. Deffroying ibe Grub of the Cock.cbae or night-foil; the gold medal.
fer. For, discovering a method of dettroy. The account to be produced on the firft ing the grub of the cock-cbafer; the gold Tuesday in December, 1788.
medal. 112. Improving zooste Moors.
For the The accounts to be delivered on the first improvement of not less than one hundred Tuesday in January, 1789. PREMIUMS FOR DISCOVERIES AND IMPROVEMENTS IN CHEMISTRY, DYING, A6,
MINERALOGY. 122. Kelp. For four tons of Kelp, con two months; the gold medal, or twenty caining much more alkaline sale than any pounds. now made for sale; twenty pounds.
.Specimens to be produced on the last Tuera One hundred weight to be produced on the day in November, 1788. firit Tuesday in January, 1789.
139. Intreajing Suram. For a method of 123. Burilla. For half a ton of merchant. increasing the quantity, or the force of able Barilla, made from Spanish Kali, railed ftcam, in fteam engines, with less fuel in Great Britain; the gold medal.
than is now employed; the gold medal. Twenty eight pounds, with a certificate, To be communicated on ihe first Tuesday to be produced on the firit Tuesday in Ja in January, 1739.
132: Preveniing ibe Dry Ror in Timbera 124. Differtation on Akali
. For the best For discovering the cause of the dry rot in dissertation on vegetable and mineral alka- timber, and disclosing a method of prevenlies; the gold medal or fifty pounds. Lion; the gold medal.
To be produced on the firf Tuesday in The accounts to be produced on the second March, 1789.
Tuesday in December, 1788. 125. Preserving Seeds of Vegeiables. For 134 Fine Bar Iron. For making ten tops a method of preserving the seeds of plants fit with coak from coak pigs, in England or for vegetation; the gold medal.
Wales, equal to Swedish or Rullian iron; the To be communicated on the first Tuesday gold medal. in December, 1788.
One hundred weight to be produced on the 126. Defroying Smoke. For an account of first Tuesday in January 1789. a method of destroying the Smoke of fires 136. White Lead. For discovering a mebelonging to large works; the gold medal. thod of preparing while lead, in a manner
To be produced on the forf Tuesday in not prejudicial to the workmen; Fifty pounds. January, 1789.
Certificates that a ton has been prepared, 128. Candles. For discovering a method and the process to be produced on the second of making candles of rein, fit for com Tuesday in November, 1789. mon use; the gold medal, or thirty guineas. 137. Substitute for Basis of Paint. For
To be delivered on the first Tuesday in the best substitute for basis of paint, equally December, 1988.
proper as white lead; thirty pounds. Fifty • 129. Subflitule for or preparation of real pounds weight to be produced on the second For discovering a subftitute fur, or pre Tuesday in November, 1989. paration of Yeaft, that may be preserved (To be concluded next Montb.)
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Review of New Publications,
425 82. The Progresses and Public Processions of table; Sir Thomas Sackville's enter
Queen Elizabeth. imong which te intera tainment in France, 1570; ceremonial jper fed, oeber Solemnities, Public Expenditures, of investing the Kings of Denunark and and Remarkable Events during sbe Reign of France with the garter; the Palatine of ibar illuftrious Princess. Now forf printed Siradia's visit; entertainment of the from Original MSS. of the Times; or collea, Dutch, Danish, Polish, and Barbary ed from Scarce Pampblets, &c. Ilustrated Ambassadors; Sir Philip Sidney's funewib Historical Notes, ty John Nichols, ral; the Queen's new year's gifts, plate F.S. A. Edinb. and Perth.
and jewels, and wardrobe; description 'HE History of the glorious reign of of her palaces; her last fickness, death, fund of information and anecdote. It diligent search, no will of her's can be is a reign that abounds with state papers, found. Even that nuncupatory one, by which, together with memorials and let which it is pretended the designed her ters in private families, contribute so fucceffor, was so maniteNly in her exmuch to fill up the outline of general treme moments, that it is more likely to history: - The plan of popularity, have been what her courtiers withed “ which Elizabeth laid down froin the and settled for her, putting on her dy“ beginning of her reign, is marked by ing signs, which might mean just the “ no trait so strongly as her practice of contrary, the construction most favour“ making PROGRESSES about her do- able to her views. “ minions. The collecting them toge All these are illustrated with copious “ther was a favourite design with the notes ; and the two volumes contain “ late Mr. Tyson, who communicated XLV plates, among which are views of “his thought to several of his friends, several houses long fince pulled down, “ particularly to the Rev. Mr. Henley, autographs, arms, devices, &c. &c. " of Rendlesham in Suffolk,” What The delays unavoidable in forming death prevented Mr. T. from carrying such a collection, where freth matter into execution, Mr. N. has taken up; was continually pouring in, prevented and from printed books and MSS. has any other than a chronological arrangebrought together a complete and regu ment, and occafioned such a repetition Jar series of them, and added a variety of new pages as rendered a general inof other matter, which, if not absolutely dex impracticable, however effential, in correspondent with the others, is not al. such a publication. Should the comtogether heterogeneous, and will be a piler meet with encouragement to unlating monument of the Editor's in- dertake a second edition, which, if we duftry, as well as of the liberal assistance
are not mifinformed, the success of the of his friends. The Progresles here re sale of these two encourages, we doubt printed are those at Cambridge, 1564, not these difficulties will be removed. 1578; Oxford, 1566,1592; Kenelworib, A THIRD volume is intended, and it is 1575; Norwicb, 1579; Cow trey and recommended to the purchasers of these Elverbam, 1591; Bifbam, Sudley, Ricot, to keep them in boards. 1592 ; Grays Inn, 1594. Lefter ones, Froin such a mass it is not easy to firt printed from MSS. or extracted make a selection suitable to the limits of from general works, from 1559 to 1581, a review. We may, perhaps, occasion. and from 1588 to 1602, when she was ally insert some extracts in the otheš entertained at the houses of her nobility pages of our Miscellany. and others. These visits are accounted for in the Preface, which contains a de- 83. Letters written in Holland, in ebe Morrbs tail of the collection iclelf. The inter
of September and October, 1787. By vals between the Progresses are filled up Thomas Bowdler, Esq. F. R S. and S. A. with a variety of curious matter that To wbicb is added, A Collection of Letters strongly paint the manners of the times, and order Papers veluting ro obe Fourney of and bring forward many new trails of sbe Princess of Orange, on sbe 2810 of June, history. The work begins with the 1787. 8voi marriage and coronation of Anne Bo. AN interesting and faithful detail of leyn, the Queen's mother; the chuten that important Revolution in the Policics ing of Elizabeth; her sufferings in the 'of the United Provinces; from which; Tower; her pattaye through London to being written in the journal form, exher coronation. Then fullow her Pro. tracts cannot easily be made.--There grelles; her maundy, ex; ences of her Letters were written when they are GENT. MAG. Muy, 1788.
dated, and were sent to press in Ja- an officer who was Nightly hurt at Ugo Duary last, and would have been pub- tenneer *.” lifhed in the following month, had not Our readers will recolleet Mr. Bofthe writer of them been obliged to go well's account of the Corsican herą, and to a distant part of the West of England compare it with the above, for some weeks. Being disappointed in “My pride,” says Mr. Bowdler, p. his intention of visiting Dresden and 134,
s'is flattered in the highest degree Vienna, he thought he could not em " by the expreilions of gratitude with ploy his leisure better than in being an o which the friends of the Stadtholder eye-witness to the interesting scenes “ mention the conduet of Great Britain which were going on in the Low Coun- “ on the late trying emergency. They tries; but he had scarcely been ten days “ all acknowledge that the revolution at Brussels, when he felt a desire of ac was not more the work of the King quiring the best information with regard “ of Prullia than of the King of Engto what was likely to happen in a neigh"land; and that it was by the exertions bouring country, only likely to be ob. " of the British Cabinet that an oppor. tained by being present at the interest. “ tunity was given to the Duke of ing moment. He soon transported him “ Brunswick to display those talents felf to the scene of action, and was at “ which are no.v the subject of univerGorcum on September 18, 1987, where, “ fal adiniration." and in its neighbourhood, the Stadt. We are sorry Mr. B. did not record holder had many friends. The town the name of the British officer who surrendered after the second shell had planned and conducted the attack upon fired a house; and the Duke of Bruns. the out-poft of Amfielveen, which dewick took particular care of the persons cided the fate of Amsterdam, Oct. 1. and property of the inhabitants : nor A journal of what happened in the was any place in North Holland_plun- neighbour hood of Amsterdam, by a dered by its conquerors. Mr. B. was Prullian officer, is inserted. " The Soon after, in the Pruffian camp, wit. “ Duke's conduct after his victory was ness to the Duke's succesles, and to his not less worthy of imitation than it moderation.
“ had been in the earlier part of the “ I never," says he, “was more affected “ campaign. It was marked by affabi. than with the Duke of Erunswick's behaviour “lity and politeness ; by attention to at this interesting moment, (when a train of every person, of whatever rank; and, success in favour of the Stadthother was
not always the characteriftic crowned with the news that the Orange flag “ of luccessful heroes, by a peculiar exwas Aying at the Hague ; that the States of
“pression of kindness to all who had Holland had resolved to restore the Prince to “ been able to render him any lervice, all the diguities of his office ; and that his Highness, in consequence of their invitation, (p. 160.)
even in the most trilling instance." intended to leave Utrecht, and was to arrive that night at Schoonhoven.] The Duke
Mr. B. explains how the Patriots ob. hoped that such a revolution would take tained such absolute power in the replace; but, I believe, hardly expected it gency of Amsterdam, and in the allemwould happen fo foon. After inquiring at bly of the States of Holland, -by vio. what o'clock it was probable the Princess lently depoling such magiftrates as were would be at Schoonhoven, he sat down to inimical to their deligns from the several Cable ; but the news which he had jutt re- assemblies. A kind of Aying camp was ceived would not allow his attention to be formed of patriotic volunteers, who went fixed on any trilling object. I never belield from city to city through the whole the sovereign prince, the general, and the province, purging the regencies.” (p. gentleman, so perfectly united. Without 142.) descending improperly from the dignity of
Why the Patriots did not attempt to his own rank, the ulmost politeness was vifible in his manner of speaking to every pero owing to the difficulty of undertaking
open the sluices round Amsterdam was fon; and no one, I am persuaded, went from his presence without an earnest desire of ex
it, from the sides in the Zuider Zee, ecuting his orders according to his withes. There is one circumstance which appears to
* In the attack on the post of Amstelveen, give the Duke particular satisfaction; it is, the Prullians afterwards lost about 50 men; that not one Pruffian has hitherto Deen in the other attacks about roo, and four offi. killed, wowded, or taken prisones, except sess, and as many severely wounded. p. 113.