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ONS FROM CORRESPONDENTS,
MEMOIRS OF DISTINGUISHED PER-
ACCOUNT OF ALL NEW PATENTS.
AND ARRANGED IN THE GEOGRA.
CAL MEMOIRS, &c.
REPORT OF THE WEATHER.
FRENCH, SPANISH, AND AME-
PART I. FOR 1813,
(Price Fifteen Shillings and Sixpence half-bound.)
1. ADLABD, Priater, 23, Bartholomew-Clone, and 39, Duke-Street, Smithfield,
FEBRUARY 1, 1813.
[1 of Vol. 35.
As long as those who write are ambitious of making Converts, and of giving their opinions a Maximum of
Indueace and Celebrity, the most extensively circulated Miscellany will repay, with the greatest Effect the Curiosity of thuse who read, whether it be for Amusement or for Instruction.-JOHNSON.
Our Supplement, completing the 34th Volume, is published with the
ORIGINAL COMMUNICATIONS. To the Editor of the Monthly Maguzine. Experiments have been made before SIR,
the following naval officers, whose unCCEPT the following easy method qualified approbation has been expressed beer-backs, cistpools, the shafts of sion, recommending the invention to the mines, and such like places. It may immediate attention of the Adiniralty, be done in any situation, and with very as of great national importance: little labour ; without any expense, and Commodore Penrose, Gjbraltar, St. Juan. it is said to be effectual. The method The Hon. Cap. Fleming, Standard. is this Where it is known to be unsafe,
Cap. Digby, do. Lavinia. or may be suspected of being dangerous
Mr. Settle, do. Master of the for men to descend, it is only necessary
St. Juan. for them to throw any cold spring or
Admiral Martin, Lisbor., Impetueux. other water, which is not putrid, cwo Captain Inglis,
do. do. Hoy Cap. or three pailfuls, into the place con. And by desire of the Lords of the Adtaining the noxious air, in such a mano miralty in the Downs, on 4th Noveinber ner as to break the water into a very last, heavy shower: ard, if I am rightly in
Admirals Young, Lord A. Beauclerk, formed, that will dispel most of the suf
Foley, Cap. M.Kenzie. focating gas, :7'd correct the air so much
Ferrieri s to remove every degree of danger. John MIDDLETON.
There are many other advantages too Lambeth, Dec. 17, 1812.
numerous to be detailed here; but, as a
prospectus will shortly be published, To the Editor of the Monthly Magazine. your correspondents, as well as yourself,
will have an opportunity of appreciating SIR, T is with particular saísfaction that the value of this discovery, in all its
. I an able to dispel the laudable anxiety expressed by your correspondent
Maiden Lane, Battle Bridge. G. P. relative to the probability of means heiny found to ensure the safety of
To the Editor of the Alonthly Magazine.
persons suffering the misfortune of shipwreck.
SEND a list of boroughs, either cor. A patent has within these few weeks porale, or simply parliamentary and been granted to a gentleinan of Gibe prescriptive, the elective franchise of Jaltar, for the invention of rendering
which is at present suspended., seamen's beds complete life-preservers. Egremunt, in Cumberland In one character, this gentleman has Ashperton,
Dorsetshire in every respect the same appearance,
Alrcoford, convenience, softness, and pliability, as
Alton, those now in use, and at the same time
Basingstoke, having the extraordinary property of Overton, feating the budy for any lengih of time- Ledbury,
Herefordshire the simplicity of the construction enables Tienbridge,
Northumberland two minutes, without any risk of tbeir Caneborg, being reinoved by accidenis.
Somerset SIÚNTALY Mag. No. 237.