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Coal Trade: Index to the principal matters in the evidence

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Journal of the House of Lords: Volume 62, 1830. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, [n.d.].

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Appendix No. 2

General Heads. Names of Witnesses, and Page of Evidence in Printed Report.
A.
Accidents, Coal Mines are liable to, Tickner, 148.
Account of Coals imported into London in 1828, Pearsall, 86 to 92.
- of Coals imported into London in 1829, Pearsall, 82 to 85.
- of the selling Prices of Coals in the Port of London on the first Market Day of each Month, from January to December 1829, Appendix, 253 to 259.
- of Cinders and Culm exported from Great Britain from 1825 to 1829, distinguishing the Quantities shipped to British Possessions and to Foreign Countries, and Duties received thereon, Dean, 197.
198.
- - imported into the different Ports of England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland, with the Rates of Duty paid, and the Amount received by Duty at each Port in 1829, Appendix, 262 to 264.
- of the Quantity of Coals, Culm, and Cinders exported from the different Ports of England, Scotland and Wales in 1829, Appendix, 265 to 267.
- of Coals shipped from Cardiff to Bristol and Bridgewater, from 1792 to 1796, 1800 to 1802, and 1804 to 1829, Appendix, 260.
- - from Newport to Bristol and Bridgewater, from 1792 to 1796, 1800 to 1802, and from 1804 to 1829, Appendix, 261.
- of the Amount of Duties drawn back on Coals re-exported in 1829, Dean, 198.
- of Drawbacks or Repayments of Duties on Coals exported from 1826 to 1830, Dean, 198.
199.
- of Factors, of the Disposal of a Cargo of Coals to several Buyers, Duke, 31.
32.
Act Of 47 G. 3. Clauses which relate to Coal Whippers, Coal Undertakers and Publicans, Appendix (B.) 67.
68.
- is so disadvantageous as to be seldom acted on in many Parts, Duke,
Scott,
28.
29.
59.
Act, Conslidation, of 1787, laid a Duty on all Coal carried from Port to Port, Mushett, 235.
Amount of Metage on Coals received by the Corporation of London in 1827, 1828 and 1829, and Expences of, Scott, 52.
- of Duties paid to the City of London on Coals in 1829, Dean, 194.
Anna Maria, Expence of Delivery of a Cargo of Coals, a Cargo of Sugar and a Cargo of Timber from, Duke, 31.
40.
B.
Balk Days, Waters, 47.
Bank End in Cumberland, Coals carried to, exempted from Duty, Dean, 196.
Barges for Coals, belonging to Coal Merchants, who hire Lightermen, Horne, 100.
Basket Men, take Money of Coal Whippers for Preference of Work, Appendix (B.) 66.
Bastard Coal, Mushett, 242.
Bastard Culm, Mushett, 243.
Bill Stamp and Night Office. (See Foy.)
Board of Coal Meters, in trust for the City, Expences of, in 1829, Scott, 56.
57.
Bond, Home Coal Trade of Wales carried on under, Beaumont, 165.
Breakage Of Coads, Metcalfe,
Horne,
Charrington,
Dean,
Coffin,
6.
8.
9.
18.
114.
126.
131.
200,
232.
Breakage of Scotch Coals in Dublin, Beaumont, 163.
Bristol Coals, unloading of, is by Men employed by Corporation, Mushett, 241.
Bristol, Export of Coal from, in 1829, Mushett, 236.
Bristol and Bridgwater are allowed to import Coals from Newport, in Monmouthshire, Duty-free Coffin, 226.
- Quantity of Coal shipped into, from March 1828 to March 1829, Mushett, 244.
Bristol and Brodgwater, Quantity of Coal shipped into, from Cardiff and from Newport respectively, from 1792 to 1796-1800 to 1802-1804 to 1829, Appendix, 260.
261.
(See Specific Gravity of Coals.)
Bushel of Coals, Weight of, Pellatt,
Lowe,
167.
179.
180.
182.
184.
193.
- Weight of, exposed to the Action of a wet Atmosphere, Lowe, 184.
- Difference in Weight of, imported by Chartered Gas Company and those bought at Coal Market, Lowe, 182.
- Average Weight of, in 83 Cargoes, Lowe, 180.
- - in 22 Cargoes, Lowe, 180.
- Cubic Inches of, Lowe, 184.
- Weight of, on Experiments of wetting, Lowe, 191.
Bushel, Cone of, Form of, Difference of Opinion in respect of, Feetham, 119.
(See Coal Buyers.)
Buyers of Coals are bound to find Craft for 42 Chaldrons per Day, Metcalfe, 15.
16.
29.
C.
Canals and Railways have excluded Northern Coal Owner from the Markets of Yorkshire, Coffin, 229.
Capital of Coal Owners necessarily very large, Tickner, 147.
- is not insurable, Tickner, 147.
148.
Captains of Colliers should be allowed to procure the Labour on Coals on the best Terms they could, Appendix (A.) 61.
- receives Bribes from Publicans to employ their Whippers, Waters,
Levey,
44.
45.
94.
95.
Cardiff, Export of Coals from, Beaumont,
Appendix,
165.
260.
Cardiff and Newport, Difference in Export from, and how accounted for, Beaumont, 165.
Cardiff, Amount of Waste of small Coals in Collieries at, Coffin, 225.
Cargo of Coals generally runs 5 per Cent. above Fitter's Statement, Metcalfe, 7.
- delivered at Norwich, Cost of, Stark, 139.
140.
(See Ships of Coals.)
Cargoes of Coals must be entered at Coal Market Office, Metcalfe, 16.
- Variations of, Metcalfe,
Duke,
6.
7.
29.
30.
- unsold every Market Day, Tickner, 143.
157.
Carmen of Coal Waggons, Wages of, Horne, 117.
126.
159.
160.
Carlisle is exempt from Duty on Coals, Dean, 196.
Cartage of Coals, Charges for, Horne,
Charrington,
115.
126.
128.
129.
Cartage of other Goods, Charges for, Horne, 126.
Certificate of Meter of Quantity of Coals delivered from a Ship, Duke, 25.
- of Payment of Trinity and Nore Light Dues, Duke, 35.
36.
Certifying Quantity and Quality of Coals by 47 G. 3. should be repealed, Appendix (A.) 62.
Chaldron of Coals (London), Weight of, Lowe, 177.
184.
- (Newcastle), Weight of, Lowe, 177.
- Cubic Feet of, Lowe, 184.
Charges for Coals passing Regent's Canal to the City Basin,
(See Report.)
Lowe, 183.
Charges on Coals in the Port of London, Appendix (A.)
Appendix (C.)
Horne,
Charrington,
Lowe,
61 to 63.
71.
72.
118.
132 to 134.
183.
- on Coals delivered on the Banks of the Thames, Horne,
Charrington,
114.
115.
132.
- on landing, Lighterage and Cartage of Coals from the Pool to Chartered Gas Works, Lowe, 183.
- on Delivery of the Ship Neva, on Coals and on Timber, Metcalfe, 11.
- on Coals by Railways, per Mile, Coffin, 229.
Charter of James First grants to Citizens of London the measuring and weighing of Coals from Yenland to Staines Bridge, Scott, 58.
59.
Chartered Gas Company of London import their own Coals, and Quantity of, Lowe, 176.
- Coals weighed by, Lowe, 176.
- Ships in which they imported 83 Cargoes of Coals for their own Use - Name and Weight of Coals invoiced and measured in 1828 and 1829 Lowe, 177 to 180.
Chartered Gas Company of London, Coals bought by, and at Coal Market, Difference in Weight of Bushel of, Lowe, 182.
- Charges paid by, for landing, Lighterage and Cartage of Coals from the Pool to their Works, Lowe, 183.
Chepstow, Quantity of Coals shipped into, from March 1828 to March 1829, Mushett, 244.
City of London claims a Metage on Coals by Prescription confirmed by Charters of James First, Scott, 51.
- Dues on Coals, to whom and by whom paid, Charrington, 129.
130.
Clarence Railway, Tickner, 151.
- not finished for Want of Funds, Tickner, 144.
145.
- Coals sent by, if not superior, will not reduce the Price, Tickner, 153.
- Coals sent by, would derange the System of Coal Regulation, and tend to reduce the Price of Coals, Tickner, 153.
Clerks of Coal Market appointed by Corporation of London, Pearsall, 93.
- their Dues and Fees, Metcalfe,
Pearsall,
20.
21.
22.
75.
76.
Clubs of Ship Owners for the Purpose of fixing the Price of Freight, Tickner, 154.
156.
Coal, Bastard, Mushett, 242.
Coals, Advantage in shipping them in the roundest and driest State, Brandling, 218.
Coal is inexhaustible, Coffin, 228.
Coal Buyers are bound to provide Craft for Forty-two Chaldron per Day, Metcalfe,
Waters,
Chicken,
10.
12.
15.
16.
46.
107.
Coal, Bituminous, imbibes but little Water, Mushett, 238.
Coal Cargoes. (See Cargoes.)
Coal Factors. (See Factors).
Coal Fields of Durham, Tickner, 151.
Coal, Freight of. (See Freight.)
- manufacturing of, Tickner, 147.
Coal Market Clerks. (See Clerks.)
Coal Market, depressed State of, Duke,
Horne,
Charrington,
Brandling,
103.
117.
135.
136.
213.
- depressed State of, owing to Inquiry by Parliament, Horne,
Feetham,
117.
120.
- depressed State of, without Regulations, and Causes of, Brandling, 213.
Coal Market Dues, are for paying for the Purchase of Coal Exchange, Metcalfe,
Duke,
Pearsall,
5.
36.
77.
- Amount of, from 1819 to 1829, Duke, 36.
37.
- Wish of Trade in respect to Reduction of, and Report of Common Council on, Appendix (A.)
Tickner,
62.
142.
Coal Market Letters, and Fees on, Metcalfe, 4.
21.
Coal Market List of Prices, Inutility of, as not stating the true Price of Coals, Duke, 28.
Coal Market, Surplus of Supply is considerable, Duke, 40.
Coal Measuring. (See Measuring, Measurement, Meters, Whippers.)
Coal Merchants, as to their freighting Colliers, Horne, 116.
- by Act of Parliament, must work Forty-two Chaldrons per Day, Metcalfe, 10.
12.
- seldom keep large Stocks, Duke, 104.
- Manner in which they would divide Coals if Duty taken off, Coffin, 225.
- First, Second and Third Rate, Charrington, 131.
- Orders, and Per-centage on, Charrington, 131.
132.
- who supply poor People in London break the Coals, Horne, 126.
Coal Metage. (See Metage.)
Coal Mines, Accidents they are liable to, Tickner, 148.
Coal Mixing. (See Mixing Coals.)
Coal, Newcastle and Scotch, of the same Nature, Beaumont, 163.
Coal Owners Capital very large, not insurable, Tickner, 147.
Coal Owners Interest is to put Coals on board in the roundest and driest State possible, Brandling, 218.
Coal Owners have the best Market in the World, the British Metropolis, Tickner, 149.
150.
- Monopoly of Coal by this Country is against, Tickner, 149.
- Price received by them for Coals is not greater than their Risk, Tickner, 148.
149.
- if Duty taken off Coals, would not increase Prices to, Coffin, 228.
Coals, Breakage of. (See Breakage of Coals.)
- Weight of Bushel of, &c. (See Bushel.)
Coals, Consumption of, per Day and Year, in London, Horne, 117.
- Contracts for. (See Contracts and Turn Paper.)
(See Custom House, Post Entry, Warrant.)
- Custom House Warrant to deliver,
(See Free Labour.)
Duke, 25.
- Delivery of, by Crews and others, instead of Whippers, in the Port of London
(See Expence.)
Metcalfe,
Chicken,
10.
106.
107.
- Delivery of, in the Pool, Expence of, Richmond, 49.
- Distance they are sent from London, Horne, 117.
- discharged in Dublin by Seamen and other Persons employed on Purpose, Beaumont, 165.
- Quantity discharged from Ships per Day, Chicken, 107.
Coal Exchange, purchased by Dues paid on Coals, Duke, 36.
- Purchase Money for, has been paid, Scott, 56.
121.
122.
- as to enlarging it, Scott,
Pearsall,
58.
77.
78.
- Debt, Appendix, 62.
- Letters and Fees on, Metcalfe, 4.
5.
21.
- Coals must be sold at, Metcalfe, 22.
- Hours of Business at, Metcalfe, 3.
4.
5.
20.
Coals, specific Gravity of, Coffin,
Brandling,
232.
244 to 248.
- are sold by Measure at Waterford, Coffin, 232.
- Expence, &c. (See Expence.)
- Export of. (See Export.)
- Export of, from Stockton. (See Stockton.)
- from Dean Forest. (See Dean Forest Coal.)
Coal Heavers. (See Whippers.)
Coal Factors, Account of the Disposal of a Cargo to several Buyers, Duke, 31.
32.
Coal imported by Chartered Gas Company, Quantity of, Lowe, 176.
- imported by Individuals, cost less than if bought in the Coal Market,
(See Ingrain.)
Lowe, 182.
183.
Coals, Ingrain of, what, Metcalfe, 15.
- Inland. (See Inland.)
- must be sold at Coal Exchange, Metcalfe, 22.
Coal Pits in the North, probable Effects of opening more,
(See Price of Coals.)
Tickner, 150.
Coals, Price of, during late Frost, Duke, 40.
- Quantity which paid Duty in 1827, Scott, 58.
Coal Regulations. (See Regulations.)
Coals, Sales of, by Weight or Measure.
(See Selling Coals by Weight or Measure.)
- - at Coal Exchange, and as to Extension of Time for, Metcalfe, 18 to 20.
- Score of, what, Metcalfe, 15.
- are sold by Fitter's Certificate, Metcalfe, 7.
- - on Regent's Canal cheaper than in Westminster, Feetham, 119.
- - by Weight in Dublin, Horne, 117.
- - by Weight in Ireland, Beaumont, 162.
- - by Weight in Glamorganshire, Beaumont, 162.
Coals, Scotch. (See Scotch Coal, Elgin, Edinburgh, Glasgow,)
Coals sent on board Ships are carefully skreened, Brandling, 223.
Coal, Skreening of. (See Skreening.)
- Supply of, to Port of London, proposed Improvement in, Tickner, 142.
- - Excess of, in January and February 1830, over the same Months of the Four preceding Years, Tickner, 153.
Coal Trade of Ireland. (See Ireland.)
- of Lydney. (See Lydney.)
- of Wales carried on under Bond, Beaumont, 165.
- of Yorkshire and Wales, Stark, 141.
Coal, unbroken, will not imbibe Water, Mushett, 238.
- will imbibe Water according to its Degree of Hardness Coffin, 232.
233.
Coal Undertaker. (See Undertaker.)
Coal used in Glass Manufactories, Pellatt, 167.
169.
Coal Waggons and Keels, Commission for weighing of, at Newcastle and Sunderland, Sharp, 201 to 212.
Coal, weighing of. (See Cork, Edinburgh, Glamorgan, Ireland, Selling Coals by Weight, Wetting Coals.)
Coal, wetting of. (See Wetting Coals.)
Coal Wharf, Expences of, for One Year, Horne, 125.
Coal Whippers. (See Whippers.)
Coal and Wood, the same in Price as to Weight, Pellatt, 168.
Coals at Outports are generally delivered by Seamen, Waters, 49.
Coals sent Coastwise generally inferior, Brandling, 216.
217.
Coast Duty on Coals tends to keep down the Manufactures of Ireland, Coffin, 226.
- - is not paid at Bristol or Bridgewater, Coffin, 227.
- - Exemptions from, Dean,
Coffin,
196.
197.
226.
- - as to Repeal of, Mushett, 243.
- - as to the Reduction of, Brandling, 215.
- - indirect Operation of, on Price of Coals, Coffin, 226.
- its Effects on Sale of Coals, Mushett, 236.
237.
Coke used in Glass Manufactories, Pellatt, 169.
Colliers, Time of discharging of, in Dublin, Beaumont, 164.
165.
- if loaded by Drop, no Loss,
(See Wages.)
Lowe, 177.
- Wages, per Run, in Summer and in Winter, Waters, 48.
- Crews are paid by the Voyage, Metcalfe, 10.
- in Wales, increased in last Twenty Years, Coffin, 228.
Collieries of Lord Elgin, Beaumont, 163.
- of Duke of Hamilton, Beaumont, 164.
- of Mrs. Dixon, Beaumont, 164.
Colonies, Coals sent to, Method of allowing Drawback on, Dean, 199.
Committee of principal Coal Meters, their Duties, Dickson, 186.
Commission of Coal Factors on Sale of a Cargo of Coals, Metcalfe, 14.
15.
17.
Commission for weighing Coal Waggons and Keels at Newcastle and Sunderland, Sharp, 201 to 212.
Common Council, their Opinion on the Abolition of Land Coal Metage - on Coal Market Dues - free Labour - weighing of Coals, Tickner, 142.
Competition in Coals in Port of London from other Parts of England, as well as Newcastle and Sunderland, Tickner, 144.
145.
Cone Measure for Coals is an indefinite Measure, Metcalfe, 17.
Constant and Inside Men, what, Waters,
Levey,
45.
96.
97.
Consolidation Act of 1787 laid a Duty on all Coal carried from Port to Portr,
(See Turn Paper.)
Mushett, 235.
Contract, Form of, between Factor and Buyer of Coals, Duke, 26.
27.
Contracts for Coals under 47 G. 3. s.29, Inutility of, and Objections to, Duke, 27.
Consumption of Coals, per Day and Year, in London, Horne, 117.
Consumer of Coals would be benefited by free Trade in, Coffin, 231.
Corporation of London have no Authority over Lighterage of Coals, Scott, 57.
Cork and Dublin, Coals sold by Weight in, Horne,
Coffin,
117.
233.
Cost of a Cargo of Newcastle Coals delivered at Norwich, Stark, 139.
140.
Cost Price of working Coals per Newcastle Chaldron, Brandling, 220.
221.
Country Manufacturer, Duty on Coals is a Bonus in favour of, Pellatt, 167.
Crew of Colliers, at what Rate they would discharge Coals, Metcalfe, 13.
Cubic Inches in a Bushel of Coals, Lowe, 184.
Cubic Feet in a Chaldron of Coals, Lowe, 184.
Culm, Bastard, Mushett, 243.
- Duty on, in Wales, Beaumont, 165.
- fit for Gas, but does not make good Coke, Lowe, 185.
Custom House Warrant, to deliver Coals, Duke, 25.
D.
Darlington Collier, Meter's Bill and Charges for delivering of, exclusive of Meter's Fees, Chicken, 106.
- Quantity of Coals received on board, and Variation in, on Delivery in Port of London, 1829, Chicken, 107.
108.
Davison's Beamish South Moor Coal, Weight of, Dickson, 186.
Dean Forest Coal, Export of, Mushett, 236.
Dean Forest Coal Mines, Representations from Owners of, on the Exemptions from Duty of various other Coals, Dean, 196.
Delivery of Coals by Crews of Ships cost less than by Whippers, Chicken, 106.
107.
Delays in unloading Ships owing to Merchants not sending sufficient Craft, Levey, 98.
Depressed State of Coal Market. (See Coal Market, depressed State of).
Deputy Meters, Dixon, 186.
Devonshire, Wood is much diminished in,
(See Lightermen.)
Coffin, 228.
Dispatch Money paid to Lightermen, Duke, 38.
39.
Dixon, Mrs., Collieries of, near Glasgow, Beaumont, 164.
Drawback on Coals, Dean, 198 to 200.
Dublin, Coals discharged from Ships by Persons employed on Purpose, Beaumont, 165.
- Number of Officers necessary to collect Duty on Coals in, Beaumont, 164.
- Dispute in, about Coals sold by Measure, Beaumont, 162.
- Breaking of Scotch Coals in, Beaumont, 163.
- and Cork, Coals sold by Weight in, Horne,
Beaumont,
Dean,
117.
162.
200.
Dues on Coals. (See City of London, Coal Duty, Coal Letters, Coal Market, Lord Mayor, Meters, Orphan, Trinity Dues.)
Durham Coal Fields, Tickner, 151.
Duty on Coals,
(See Selling Coals by Weight, &c.)
Metcalfe,
Chicken,
Stark,
Tickner,
Edgcome,
Beaumont,
Woodhouse,
Dean,
Brandling,
Coffin,
Mushett,
7.
18.
19.
109.
139.
140.
149.
157.
159.
160.
161.
162.
163.
188.
189.
193.
194.
199.
200.
215.
225 to 230.
232.
237.
238.
-as to levying at Pit's Mouth, Metcalfe,
Edgcome,
Dickson
Woodhouse,
Dean,
18.
19.
160.
161.
173. to 176.
189.
196.
- direct and indirect is 75 per Cent., Coffin, 232.
- as to taking it by Weight instead of Measure at Port of Shipment, and additional Expence of, Edgcome,
Dickson,
Woodhouse,
Dean,
Sharp,
Brandling,
Coffin,
Mushett,
160.
161.
188.
189.
195.
196.
199.
200.
201.
217.
225.
239.
- as to Repeal of, Coffin, 225.
228.
Duty on Oversea Coal, Mode of collecting by Weight, Dean,
Tickner,
Brandling,
194.
149.
157.
159.
218.
219.
Duty on Coals taking, at Newcastle, by Weight instead of Measure, advantageous or otherwise, Metcalfe, 18.
19.
- Alteration from Measure to Weight not desirable, Woodhouse, 189.
- if taken by Weight, would be advantageous to Coal Owner and Consumer, - how to be weighed, and Expences, of it, Brandling, 217.
218.
- if taken by Weight, less liable to Fraud, Lowe, 183.
184.
- of 6s. per Chaldron, as to taking off, and its Effects on Prices of Coals, Brandling, 215.
- as to Reduction of, Stark, 140.
- paid to City of London in 1829, Dean, 194.
- at Pit's Mouth, if established, an additional Number of Officers necessary, Edgcome,
Dickson,
161.
175.
176.
188.
- - might be collected by Riding Officers, Edgcome, 161.
-- by equal Rate on all Coals, its Effect, Edgcome, 161.
- at Newcastle might be levied at Staiths, Edgcome, 174.
175.
- Coast, in Glamorganshire, how paid,
(See Coast Duty on Coals.)
Coffin, 25.
- Coastwise, indirect Operation of, on Price of Coals, Coffin, 226.
- Expence of collecting in London and the Out-ports, Woodhouse, 189.
- exported, Tickner, 149.
157.
159.
- intended for Exportation, and afterwards landed in England, how taken, Dean, 195.
- exported from Wales, Beaumont, 165.
- paid on Measurement in London, Chicken, 109.
- is paid upon the Excess of the Meter's Delivery Account, Metcalfe, 7.
- is a Bonus in favour of Country Manufacturer, Pellatt, 167.
Duty on Coals in Ireland is taken by Weight, Beaumont,
Dean,
162.
163.
200.
- at Grove Park, Amount of, paid in the last Five Years, Dean, 197.
- and high Price of, at Norwich, cause a Loss of great Part of Manufactures, Stark, 139.
140.
Duty on Culm in Wales, Beaumont, 165.
Duties on Coals received at Staines, Dean, 197.
- operates as a Bonus in favour of Inland Coals, Brandling, 221.
222.
- Exemptions from, Dean, 196.
197.
- none on those imported Coastwise into Scotland, Brandling, 220.
221.
- Mode of taking, by Weight, or allowing Drawback on Coals going to Scotland or Ireland, Dean, 199.
200.
- if taken off, would increase Consumption, not Price, Brandling, 221.
- - Manner in which Merchant would divide them, Coffin, 225.
- - Coal Owners would not increase their Prices, Coffin, 228.
- - more Lime would be burnt, Coffin, 228.
- - would cause increased Consumption of Articles of Luxury, which would compensate Government for Loss of Revenue, Coffin, 229.
- - its Effects on Ship Owners, Coffin, 229.
230.
E.
Eden Main Coals, Weight of, Dickson, 186.
Edinburgh, Coals sold by Weight in, Beaumont, 163.
164.
- Coals formerly sold by Measure at, Beaumont, 163.
- Coals how weighed in, Beaumont, 164.
Egmont Castle, Expence of Delivery of a Cargo of Coals and also a Cargo of Timber, Waters, 45.
Elgin, Lord, his Collieries in Scotland, Beaumont, 163.
Ellenfort exempted from Duty on Coals, Dean, 196.
England, Number of Meters in, and their Pay, Dean, 196.
Etherley Coal, Lowe, 185.
Exemptions from Coast Duty on Coals,
(See Charges.)
Dean, 196.
197.
Expence of Delivery of a Cargo of Coals and also a Cargo of Timber Waters, 45.
- of Delivery of a Cargo of Coals, and also of a Cargo of Sugar and one of Timber, Duke, 31.
- of Delivery of Coals is less in the Pool than below, owing to Act 47 G. 3. Duke, 31.
- of Delivery of Coals in the Pool, Richmond, 49.
- of working Coals at Leeds less than at Newcastle, Brandling, 224.
- of Delivery of Coals from the Pool to Glass Works on Banks of Thames, Pellatt, 167.
- of a Coal Wharf in London for One Year, Horne, 125.
- of collecting Duty on Coals in London and the Out-ports, Woodhouse, 189.
- Account of the Board of Coal Meters, in Trust for the City, in 1829, Scott, 56.
57.
- of delivering a Cargo of Deals at London and at Bristol, Richmond, 50.
Experiments on wetting Coals per Bushel, Lowe, 191.
Export of Coals, Chicken,
Tickner,
Dean,
Beaumont,
109.
110.
149.
157.
197.
198.
165.
- Drawbacks on,
(See Duty.)
Dean, 198.
- Duty on, Tickner, 149.
Export of small Coals to Feacamp, Chicken, 109.
110.
Export of Coals from Neath, Cardiff and Newport, Beaumont,
Appendix,
165.
260.
261.
- from Newport and Cardiff, Difference in Quantity how accounted for, Beaumont, 165.
- Duty on, in Wales, Beaumont, 164.
- to Foreign Countries and British Possessions, from 1825 to 1829, and Duties on, Dean, 198.
F.
Factor's Account of the Disposal of a Cargo of Coals to several Buyers, Duke, 31.
32.
- Business, and Mode of conducting, Metcalfe, 3 to 6.
- Commission and Account on Sale of a Cargo of Coals, Metcalfe,
Duke,
14.
15.
17.
31.
32
- Mode of paying for Coals, Metcalfe, 7.
Factor's Clerks are some of them Coal Undertakers, Metcalfe, 17.
- Contract for Coals. (See Contract and Turn Paper.)
Feacamp, Export of small Coal to, Chicken, 109.
110.
Flint Glass, Quantity of Coals required to manufacture 6 lb. of, Pellatt, 167.
Forest of Dean Coal. (See Dean Forest Coal.)
Foy, what, Duke, 36.
Free Labour, by it the Delivery of Coals could be had at a cheaper Rate than by Whippers, Waters, 45.
- instead of Coal Undertakers and Whippers, recommended by Court of Common Council, Tickner, 142.
Free Trade in Coals would be a Benefit to the Consumer, Coffin, 231.
Freight, Rate of, paid for Coals in Summer and Winter, Tickner, 154.
156.
- on Goods higher than on Coals, Waters, 48.
- of Coals to France does not remunerate Ship Owners, Chicken, 110.
- of Coals, Price paid for, is not a remunerating one, Tickner, 158.
159.
- of Coals at Norwich, Stark, 141.
- settled by Club of Ship Owners, Tickner, 156.
- Price of, Tickner, 146.
- Price of, Reduction of, Pellatt, 169.
Freighting Colliers by Coal Merchants, as to, Horne, 116.
Funds of the Corporation of London not applicable to trading Purposes, Tickner, 145.
G.
Gas Company of London. (See Chartered Gas Company.)
Glamorganshire Coal is sold by Weight, and shipped to Ireland from Cardiff, Beaumont, 162.
- how weighed, Beaumont, 162.
- Coast Duty on, how paid, Coffin, 225.
Glasgow, Coals sold by Weight at, Beaumont, 164.
Glass Houses, Names of Coals used in Pellatt, 167.
- small Coal might be used to Advantage in, if it could be procured in London, Pellatt, 168.
Glass Manufactories, Coke used in, Pellatt, 169.
- at Newcastle; Advantages they have over those of London Pellatt, 169.
170.
Glass, manufacturing of, with Wood instead of Coal, as practised in some French Factories, Pellatt, 168.
169.
- manufacturing of, as to substituting Wood for Coal in, Pellatt, 168.
Gloucester, Quantity of Coals shipped into, from March 1828 to March 1829,
(See Freight.)
Mushett, 244.
Goods pay a higher Freight than Coals, Waters, 48.
49.
Grand Junction Canal, Duty on Coals brought by, into the Port of London, Scott, 53.
Groundage, Charge for, and to whom paid, Duke, 41.
Grove Park, Amount of Metage Duty received at, in 1827, 1828 and 1829, Scott, 53.
- Duties on Coals paid at, in the last Five Years, Dean, 197.
Gurney's Computation of the Expence of carrying Goods on Railway per Mile, Coffin, 229.
H.
Hamilton, Duke of, his Collieries, Beaumont, 164.
Horse Keep, per Week, Horne, 126.
Hutton Seam Coal, Weight of Dickson, 186.
I.
Income of Coal Meters, Duke, 28.
Informers, Fees paid to, by Captains of Colliers, to prevent Information for sending Ships Papers from Gravesend, Waters, 46.
Ingrain of Coals, Charrington,
Metcalfe,
Duke,
Chicken,
Lowe,
130.
15.
28.
110.
111.
127.
182.
Ingrain has a Tendency to give a false Price to Coals, Duke, 39.
Inland Coals, Duty on Sea Coal operates as a Bonus in favour of, Brandling, 221.
222.
Inland and Newcastle Coals, Quality of, compared, Stark, 141.
Inland Coals used at Norwich, Stark, 139.
- are sold by Weight, Feetham, 120.
Inland Coals, a greater Supply would be a public Benefit, Tickner, 152.
Inquiry into Coal Trade by Parliament, its Effects on Prices, Brandling,
Coffin,
216.
227.
Inside and Constant Men, what, Waters,
Levey,
45.
96.
97.
Ireland, Manufactures in, are kept down by Coast Duty on Coals, Coffin, 226.
- Coal Trade of, Coffin, 226.
- Number and Pay of Meters in, Dean, 196.
- Coal Market in, generally glutted in June, Coffin, 226.
- Duty on Coals in, taken by Weight, Beaumont, 162.
- Dispute in Dublin about Coals sold by Measure, Beaumont, 162.
- Method of taking Duty, or allowing Drawback, on Coals sent to, Dean, 199.
200.
Invoiced Quantity of Coal, comparative Statement between that and Meters Quantity on board the same Ship, on different Voyages, Lowe, 192.
193.
K.
Keels, Commission for weighing of, Sharp, 201 to 212.
- Method of weighing of, Dean, 199.
L.
Lambton's Hutton Seam or Primrose Coal, Weight of, Dickson, 186.
Land Coal Meters Office, Drummer, 75.
Land Coal Metage, Disadvantage of, Charrington,
Pegg,
128.
137.
- is of no Service to the Public, Feetham, 119.
- as to Abolition of, Appendix (A.)
Horne,
62.
99.
100.
- Opinion of Court of Common Council as to Abolition of, Tickner, 142.
- none on Regent's Canal Duke,
Horne,
Feetham,
103.
117.
119.
- in Surrey, System of, hinders Delivery of Coals, Horne, 115.
116.
Leeds, Price of Coals at, Brandling, 223.
- Expence of working Coals at, less than at Newcastle, Brandling, 224.
Lighterage of Coals, Corporation of London have no Authority over, Scott, 57.
Lighterman and Waterman's Act of 7th and 8th G. 4. c. 75., and Effects of, Drinkald, 101.
Lighterman's Company, Freemen of, only can navigate on the Thames, Duke,
Horne,
39.
100.
116.
- their Pay, Horne, 100.
Lightermen, Dispatch Money paid to, to clear Colliers, Metcalfe,
Duke,
Waters,
Richmond,
Chicken,
Charrington,
16.
38.
39.
47.
50.
105.
107.
132.
Lime would be burnt in greater Quantities if Duty taken off Coals,
(See Coal Market.)
Coffin, 228.
List of Prices of Coal Market, Inutility of, as not stating the true Price of Coals, Duke, 28.
List of the Principal Coal Meters in Trust for the City of London, Scott, 122.
Liverpool, selling Coals by Weight at, and Mode of, Dean, 197.
London, City of, Amount of Duties on Coals collected by, in 1829, Dean, 194.
- proposed Improvement in Mode of supplying Coals to Port of London, Tickner, 142.
London Docks, Mode of discharging Ships in, Waters, 47.
48.
Lord Mayor's Dues on Coals, Metcalfe, 14.
Low Price of Coals, notwithstanding the Regulation, and Reasons for, Tickner, 149.
Lumpers, what, Metcalfe, 11.
- Rate at which they would deliver Coals, Metcalfe, 13.
Lydney Coal, Price of, Mushett, 237.
240.
- Owners, Hardships they lie under in respect to the Coastwise Duty, Mushett, 237.
- Trade is confined to the Port of Gloucester, Mushett, 235.
- Export of, from 1829, Mushett, 236.
Lydney and Newport Coal, Difference of Price of, in Port of Bristol, in consequence of Coastwise Duty, Mushett, 240.
- compared, Mushett, 236.
237.
Lydney and Stone Coal, comparative Weight of, Mushett, 238.
M.
Machinery, Improvement in, counterbalances increased Expence from Depth of Coal Mines, Tickner, 144.
155.
Mandling Seam or Fawcett Main, Weight of, Dickson, 186.
Manufactories of Glass, Coke used in, Pellatt, 169.
- at Newcastle, the Advantages they have over those of London, Pellatt, 169.
Manufactures of Norwich are Plaids, Camlets and Bombazeens, Stark, 140.
- Country, Duty on Coals is a Bonus to, Pellatt, 167.
- of Ireland, are kept down by Coast Duty on Coals, Coffin, 226.
Manufacturing of Coal, Tickner, 147.
Measure of 20 Cwt. of Coals in Dublin, what, Beaumont, 163.
- of Coals by Cone is an indefinite Measure, Metcalfe, 17.
Measuring of Coals depends on the Caprice of Meter, Chicken, 105.
108.
- by Register of Ship, Dean, 200.
- at Newcastle is not so accurately performed as in London, Chicken, 109.
Measurement of Coals,Charrington, Appendix (B.) 71.
72.
130.
131.
Measurement in Ships Cargoes, Variation in, is owing to the Employ of Heavy or Light Meters Waters,
Chicken,
47.
108.
(See Statement.)
- Variations of, in Ships Cargoes, several Cases of, Chicken,
Duke,
Lowe,
108.
29.
30.
192.
- Quantity of Coals on board Ships known by Draft of Water, Chicken, 107.
Metage on Coals, claimed by the City of London, is by Prescription confirmed by Charters of James the 1st, Scott, 51.
- Produce of, from 1813 to 1829, Scott, 121.
- - 1827 to 1829, and Expences of, Scott, 52.
- is received by principal Clerk to Coal Meters in Trust, Scott, 54.
Metage and Orphan Dues, to whom paid, Duke, 38.
Metage of Coals, few Abuses in, Scott, 57.
- System of, occasions great Delay in Delivery of Coals, Waters, 47.
Meters, Principal, are Members of the Common Council of London, Scott,
Dickson,
53.
54.
186.
- appoint Clerks to their Board, Scott, 53.
- List of, Scott, 122.
Meters, Labouring, are appointed by the Committee of Controul over the Corn and Coal Meters, Duke,
Scott,
Drummer,
Dickson,
34.
57.
73.
186.
- Pay of, Duke,
Chicken,
Drummer,
38.
73.
74.
105.
106.
127.
73.
74
- Number of, in London, Drummer,
Dickson,
73.
74.
188.
- - must be free of the City of London, Scott, 57.
- are generally decayed Tradesmen, Duke, 34.
- - in England, Scotland and Ireland, and Pay of, Dickson,
Dean,
188.
196.
- Assistant, by whom appointed, Drummer,
Chicken,
74.
104.
- - must be free of the Company of Fellowship Porters, Drummer, 74.
- how appointed to a Ship,
(See Dues, &c.)
Drummer,
Chicken,
74.
104.
- Dues on Coals, per Ship Load, Metcalfe,
Richmond,
14.
15.
50.
33.
- Delivery Bill, Duke,
Chicken,
38.
106.
- Certificate of Quantity of Coals delivered from a Ship, Duke,
Drummer,
25.
74.
- Allowance for eating and drinking on board Colliers, Metcalfe,
Duke,
Richmond,
Chicken,
15.
33.
34.
41.
50.
105.
106.
- Time in which they can deliver 210 Chaldrons of Coals, Duke, 38.
- Sample of Coals, what, Duke,
Richmond,
Chicken,
38.
50.
105.
- Heavy and Light, Duke,
Drummer,
Levey,
Chicken,
35.
40.
41.
75.
99.
105.
- at Out-ports might be dispensed with, if Duty on Coals taken at Out-ports, Edgcome, 161.
- and Whippers, Hardship of paying them in Weather unfavourable to the Delivery of Coals, Metcalfe, 13.
14.
Mines, Coal, Accidents they are liable to, Tickner, 148.
Mixing Coals, how performed, Horne,
Charrington,
Pegg,
118.
134.
137.
138.
- Prohibition of, should be repealed, Appendix (A.) t62.
- proposed Allowance of, Horne, 99.
- would be advantageous to the Public and the Coal Merchant, Horne, 99.
112.
Monmouthshire Canal Act allows Coals to be carried to Bristol and Bridgewater free of Coast Duty, Dean,
Coffin,
196.
227.
Monopoly of Coal by this Country is against Coal Owner, Tickner, 149.
N.
Neath, Coals sold at, by the Weigh, Beaumont, 164.
- Export of Coals from, Beaumont, 165.
- - small Coal from, Mushett, 242.
Nesham's Main Coal, Weight of, Dickson, 186.
Neva, Charges of Delivery on Coals and on Timber from the, Metcalfe, 11.
Newcastle Coal, Weight of, Mushett, 238.
- has a less extended Market than formerly, owing to Protection given to Inland Coal, Brandling, 222.
- and Inland Coals, Quality of, compared, Stark, 141.
- Price of, is fixed for the Year, Brandling, 222.
- Chaldron of, Price of, in 1830, Brandling, 214.
215.
- Price and Quality of, used at, and how conveyed from Pits, Brandling, 223.
- Price of, if high, at Newcastle, creates considerable Competition from Wales, Yorkshire and Stockton, Brandling, 223.
- are sold in Edinburgh, Leith, Fife, Dundee and Aberdeen, Brandling, 220.
- Waggons and Keels, Commission for weighing of, at Newcastle, Sharp, 201 to 212.
Newcastle Manufactures of Glass have Advantages over those of London, Pellatt, 169.
170.
- and Scotch Coal are of the same Nature, Beaumont, 163.
Newport is exempt from Coal Duty, on the Score of River Navigation, Mushett, 236.
- Export of Coals from, in 1829, Mushett,
Beaumont,
236.
165.
- and Lydney Coal, Difference of Price of, at Bristol, in consequence of Coast Duty, Mushett, 240.
- and Lydney Coal compared, Mushett, 236.
- - Prices of, Mushett, 240.
- is the largest Shipping Port for Coal, except the Tyne and Wear, Mushett, 240.
- exports Coals, without riddling or Duty, within the Severn, Mushett, 242.
- Quantity of Coal shipped to the Westward of, Mushett, 244.
- - that came to, in the Year ending 31st March 1829, by Canal and Tramroads, including that to Pill, Mushett, 244.
- Coal is generally used at Cork, Coffin, 228.
Night Office of Factors is for entering Ships to insure their Turn of Metage, Duke, 33.
Nore Light Dues, Certificate of Payment of, Duke, 35.
36.
Norwich, how supplied with Coals, Stark, 139.
- Inland Coals used at, Stark, 139.
- Coal Whippers at, Stark, 141.
- Price of Coal at, Stark, 139.
- Freight of Coals at, Stark, 141.
- Cost of a Cargo of Newcastle Coals delivered at, Stark, 139.
140.
- high Price of Coals at, and its Effects on Manufactures, Stark, 140.
- Manufactures of, are Camlets, Bombazeens and Plaids, Stark, 140.
- Number of Persons out of Employ at, Stark, 140.
O.
Orphans Dues and Metage on Coals, Metcalfe,
Duke,
15.
38.
P.
Pelaw Main Coal, Weight of, per Bushel, Lowe, 177 to 180.
Pill of Aust, Export of Coal from, in 1829, Mushett, 236.
Pits of Coal in the North, probable Effect of opening more, Tickner, 150.
151.
Pool, Expence of delivering a Cargo of Coals in the, Richmond, 49.
Post Entry Warrant on which Duty on Coals is liquidated,
(See Charges and Expences.)
Duke, 26.
Price of Coals, Duke,
Pearsall,
Chicken,
Horne,
Stark,
Tickner,
Brandling,
Mushett,
40.
82.
93.
111.
113.
118.
141.
146.
151.
214.
215.
239.
243.
- at Pit's Mouth, Tickner,
Brandling,
146.
220.
221.
222.
- - received by Coal Owners is not greater than their Risk, Tickner, 148.
149.
- under Regulation, is not raised in severe Winters, Brandling, 222.
- has risen in consequence of Regulation of Coal Owners, Pearsall, 82.
93.
- with and without Regulation, Tickner, 151.
152.
- too high as fixed by Coal Owners in 1828, which caused a great Influx of Coals from other Parts, Brandling, 214.
223.
- as now fixed, is as high as can now be supported, Brandling, 215.
- is fixed at Newcastle for the Year, Brandling, 222.
- Difference of, in April, May, June, and July, in 1821, 1822 and 1823, Pellatt, 169.
- - in 1793 and 1830, Tickner, 154.
155.
- average Reduction of, in 1828 and 1830, Brandling, 215.
- per Newcastle Chaldron, at Newcastle, in 1830, Brandling, 214.
- more referable to the System than the Quantity, Tickner, 153.
- low, has arisen from Competition, and Increase in Value of Money, Mushett, 244.
- lower than at this Time last Year, to what Causes owing, Brandling, 216.
- during the late Frost, Duke,
Feetham,
40.
120.
- in the Pool appears to be Five per Cent. higher than it is, on account of the Ingrain, Chicken, 111.
- Difference of, sent Coastwise and to London, Brandling, 216.
- small, Horne, 113.
- how it would be affected by taking off the 6s. Duty, Brandling, 215.
- Inquiry has not influenced, Brandling, 216.
- at Leeds, Brandling, 223.
224.
- at Lydney and Newport Mushett, 239.
240.
- and Quality used at Newcastle, and how conveyed from Pits, Brandling, 223.
- at Norwich, Stark, 139.
- and Duty on, at Norwich, have caused the Loss of great Part of Manufactures, Stark, 139.
140.
- in Yorkshire and Wales, Stark, 141.
- at different Pits. (See under their several Names.)
Price of Freight. (See Freight.)
Principal Meters. (See Meters.)
Produce of the Coal Metage of the City of London, from 1813 to 1829,
(See Undertaker.)
Scott, 121.
Publicans Licence, by whom granted, Levey, 94.
97.
- have the Controul of Whippers, Waters, 42 to 45.
- give Bribes to Captains of Ships to employ their Whippers, Waters,
Appendix (B.)
44.
45.
66.
Pullback of Coals, what, - Pay of, Horne, 160.
R.
Railways and Canals have excluded Northern Coal Owners from the Markets of Yorkshire, Coffin, 229.
Regent's Canal, no Land Metage on Coals on, Duke,
Horne,
Feetham,
Pegg,
103.
117.
119.
137.
- Coals sold cheaper on, than in Westminster, Feetham, 119.
- Coals sold on, are never complained of for being short Measure, Duke, 104.
- Charge for Coals passing on, to the City Basin, Lowe, 183.
Register, Necessity of keeping of, at the Coal Exchange, Pearsall, 78.
Regulations proposed by the Corporation of London, dated 8th July 1828, for Coal Trade Horne, 99.
Regulation, Re-establishment of, has caused Improvement in Coal Trade, Brandling, 216.
- now make One Price only for Coals for the Coast and London, Brandling, 221.
Regulation of Coal Owners increase or diminish Price of Coals according to the Quantity they send in, Tickner, 156.
- of Coal Owner extends to Small as well as Round Coals, Brandling, 217.
- of Coal Owners of the North, and its Effects on Price of Coals, Charrington,
Tickner,
Brandling,
136.
142 to 151.
156.
216.
- doing away with, would be of advantage to Ship Owner, Tickner, 152.
- Price of Coals under, is not raised in severe Winters, Brandling, 222.
- Price of Coals under, less than formerly, Tickner, 146.
- Effect of, is to keep up the Price to enable Collieries to go on, Brandling, 222.
- Quantity of Coals given out under, is according as the Price rises or falls, Brandling, 222.
223.
- Price of Coals with and without, Tickner, 147.
- re-established since 1st of September 1829 on same Footing as in 1828, Brandling, 213.
- none on Coals in 1829, 'till September in that Year, Tickner,
Brandling,
150.
151.
213.
Report from Committee of Common Council relative to the Charge on Coals, Appendix(C.) 71.
72.
- on Coal Whippers Petition to Corporation of London, Scott,
Appendix(B.)
58.
65 to 71.
- of Committee of Common Council on all the Charges on Coals, Scott,
Appendix(A.)
51.
61.
- of Committee of Common Council of 1828 recommends the Abolition of the Sixpence Land Metage and One Halfpenny on the Market Dues, Scott,
Appendix(A.)
56.
61.
- of Committee of Common Council of 1829, relative to Charges on Coals, Scott,
Appendix(C.)
60.
71.
Russell's Walls-End Coals, Price of, from 1793 to 1830, Tickner, 142.
143.
S.
Safety Lamp, Advantage of, in working the Pillars of Coals, Brandling, 219.
Sailors in Colliers are paid by the Voyage, Metcalfe, 10.
- Rate at which they would discharge Coals, Metcalfe, 13.
Sale Price of Coals at Pit's Mouth, Brandling, 220.
Sceptre, Expence of delivering a Cargo of Coals and a Cargo of Timber from that Ship, Duke, 31.
Scotch Coal and Newcastle of the same Nature, Beaumont, 163.
Scotland, Mode of taking Duty or allowing Drawback on Coals sent to, Dean, 199.
200.
- no Coastwise Duty paid for Coals imported into, Brandling, 220.
221.
Sea Coal Meters, Board of, are Common Councilmen of London,
(See Bushel, Duty.)
Drummer, 73.
Selling Coals by Weight or Measure, their comparative Advantages, Tickner,
Beaumont,
Woodhouse,
Metcalfe,
Chicken,
Horne,
Feetham,
Charrington,
Pegg,
Dean,
Coffin,
Brandling,
142.
162.
189.
6.
8.
9.
18.
108.
109.
114.
116.
117.
126.
119.
127.
128.
137 to 139.
197.
231.
233.
249.
- Difference of Opinion in respect to, Horne, 117.
- Report of Court of Common Council on, Tickner, 142.
Selling Coals by Weight instead of by Measure of doubtful Benefit to the Coal Trade, Coffin, 231.
- Benefit to Consumer of leaving it entirely free,
(See Cargo.)
Coffin, 231.
Ships of Coals unsold every Market Day since Regulation re-established Tickner, 157.
Ship, Interest of Captain and Mates in making it "hold out" more Coals than invoiced, Lowe, 181.
182.
Ship Owner receives the Benefit of Excess of Quantity of Coals on their Arrival at London, Metcalfe, 8.
18.
Ships in which Chartered Gas Company imported 83 Cargoes of Coals for their own Use, Name and Weight of Coals invoiced and measured in 1828 and 1829, Lowe, 177.
180.
Ships of Coals, Number of, entered at the Coal Market, from 1819 to 1829, Pearsall, 78.
Ships Papers, as to sending them up from Gravesend instead of Blackwall, to Coal Market, Waters, 46.
Ships Cargoes, Number of, sold and unsold on each Market Day in 1828, Pearsall, 79.
80.
- - on each Market Day from 1st January 1829 to 27th February 1830, Pearsall, 80.
81.
Ships laden with Coal, as to expediting Discharge of, Dean, 200.
- Mode of discharging, in the London Docks, Waters, 47.
48.
Shooting Coals, Charges for, per Chaldron, Horne, 126.
Silkstone Coals, Weight of, Lowe, 185.
Skreening Coals, and Waste occasioned by, Tickner, 157.
158.
Small Coal, for what Purposes used, Horne, 113.
114.
- Price of, Loss on, Horne, 113.
- how separated, Horne,
Charrington,
118.
134.
138.
- Export of, to Feacamp, Chicken, 109.
110.
- in Wales pay no Duty, Beaumont, 165.
- might be used to advantage in Glass Manufactories, if it could be procured in London, Pellatt, 168.
- how far Limitation of the Vend is an Impediment to Supply of, Pellatt, 168.
- Duty on, and Mode of collecting, Dean, 194.
- Profit on, is as great as on Large, in some Collieries, Brandling, 217.
- Waste of, in Collieries at Cardiff, Coffin, 225.
- Quantity shipped at Neath and Swansea in 1828, Mushett, 242.
Specific Gravity of Coals, Coffin, 232.
- very little Difference in North, but considerable in West of England Coal, Brandling, 221.
- of various sorts of Coals per Cubic Feet per London Chaldron, Brandling, 224 to 249.
Staines, Duties on Coals received at,
(See Measurement.)
Dean, 197.
Statement, comparative, between the Invoice Quantity and that of the Meter on board the same Ship, loaded with the same Coal, on different Voyages, and the Average, Lowe, 192.
193.
Stewart's Walls-end Coals, Price of, Duke,
Charrington,
104.
135.
-Quality of, Charrington, 136.
Stockton Coal, if of inferior Quality, would not lower the Price in London Market, Tickner, 150.
Stockton, Export of Coals from, Tickner, 144 to 146.
Stone Coal and Lydney Coal, comparative Weight of, Mushett, 238.
Stone Coal Culm, Quantity shipped from Swansea in 1828, Mushett, 242.
Straggling Men, what, Levey, 96.
Sunderland, Commission for weighing Coal Waggons and Keels at, Sharp, 201 to 212.
Surplus of Supply of Coal Market is considerable, Duke,
Pearsall,
40.
82.
Swansea is allowed to ship Small Coal at the low Duty, subject to a large Riddle, Mushett, 242.
- but little Coal wasted at Pit's Mouth, Mushett, 243.
- Coals sold at, by the Weight, Beaumont, 164.
- Quantity of Small Coal shipped from, in 1828, Mushett, 242.
- Stone Coal Culm, Quantity shipped from, in 1828,
(See Meters.)
Mushett, 242.
Sworn Meters, what, Dixon, 186.
T.
Tempest, Lady Frances Vane, Weight of South Main Coal, Dixon, 186.
Tide Waiters at Newcastle, Duty and Pay of, Edgcome, 175.
Time of Sale of Coals at Coal Exchange, and as to Extension of, Metcalfe, 18 to 20.
Tow Row, what, Levey, 95.
Trinity Dues, Certificate of Payment of, Duke, 35. 36.
- on Coals per Ship Load, Metcalfe, 14.
Trinity and Light Dues are paid by all Ships passing up the Thames, Duke, 103.
Trouncer of Coals, what, -Pay of, Tickner, 159. 160.
Turn Paper for working Cargo of Coals, Duke, 26. 27.
- No. 1. in, is the most objectionable Part of the Cargo,
(See Free Labour.)
Duke, 42.
U.
Undertaker of Coals, what, Metcalfe, 9.
Undertakers are under the Controul of Publicans, Appendix (B.) 66.
- how appointed to Ships, Levey, 94.
- Licence granted by the Corporation of London, Levey, 94.
97.
98.
- of Coals, some of them are Factors Clerks, Metcalfe, 17.
- - if abolished, Coal Whipper could perform his Duty at a reduced Charge, Scott, 60.
- should be abolished, Appendix (A.) 61.
V.
Vane Tempest, Lady Frances, Weight of South Main Coal, Dickson, 186.
Vends, Limitation of, is an Impediment to supply of Small Coal, Pellatt, 168.
W.
Wages of Carmen of Coal Waggons, Horne, 117.
125.
126.
127.
159.
160.
- of Collier's Crew per Run, in Summer and in Winter Waters, 48.
- of Horsekeepers, Horne, 127.
- of Whippers should be thrown open, and Captains allowed to procure Men, Appendix (A.) 61.
Waggons, Weight of, at Port of Delivery, Dean, 199.
- and Keels, Commission for weighing of,
(And see Welch.)
Sharp, 201 to 212.
Wales, Duty on Culm in, Beaumont, 165.
- Small Coal in, pay no Duty, Beaumont, 165.
- Home Coal Trade is carried on under Bond Beaumont, 165.
- Collieries in, increased in last Twenty Years, Coffin, 228,
Walls-End Colliery, Working Prices at, in 1792, 1793 and 1794, and Quantity sold, and Prices, Brandling, 219.
Warrant Post Entry on which Duty on Coals is liquidated, Duke, 25.
26.
- from Custom House to deliver Coals, Duke, 25.
Waste on Coals. (See Small Coals.)
- caused indirectly by Duty, is nearly 50 per Cent., Mushett, 240.
Waterford, Coals are sold by Measure at, Coffin, 23.
Watermen, Pay of, Horne, 100.
- and Lightermen's Act, 7 & 8 G. 4, C. 75, and Effects of it, Drinkald, 101.
Wayleave Rents, Brandling, 220.
Weigh and Measure used at Swansea and Neath, Beaumont, 164.
Weighing and Weight of Coals, (See Selling Coals by Weight or Measure, Bushel, Dublin, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Glamorganshire, Ireland, Weighing Machines, Weight of Coals.)
Weighing of Coals by Chartered Gas Company, Mode of, Lowe, 176.
- Machines, as to Erection of, at Staiths, Edgcome, 174.
Weight of a London and Newcastle Chaldron of Coals, Lowe, 177.
- of Coals increased by Wet, Beaumont, 166.
- - Difference of, Dickson, 187.
- - Difference in, when exposed to the Action of a wet Atmosphere, Lowe, 184.
Weight of Coals, Difficulty in charging Duty by, on account of the Difference of Weight, Dickson, 186.
187.
- - from Six Pits at Newcastle, Dickson, 186.
- - from Eighty-three Cargoes, per Bushel, imported by Chartered Gas Company, Lowe, 177 to 180.
- of Eden Main Coal, Dickson, 186.
- of Silkstone Coal,
(See Commission.)
Lowe, 185.
- of Coal Waggons at Ports of Delivery, Dean, 199.
- of Keels, and Method of taking, Dean, 199.
Welch Coals, Export Duty on, collected at Port of Delivery, Beaumont, 164.
- have beaten Whitehaven Coals out of the Market, Coffin, 228.
- and Yorkshire Coals, and Prices of, Stark, 141.
Western Barges employ Lightermen as Pilots, Drinkald, 101.
Wetting Coals to increase Weight, Metcalfe,
Horne,
Feetham,
Pegg,
Beaumont,
Brandling,
Coffin,
19.
116.
117.
119.
138.
166.
218.
249.
227.
230.
231.
- for Market has the Effect of lowering the Price, Brandling, 218.
- not likely in shipping them, as Reputation of Colliery would be injured, Edgcome, 175.
- its Effects on the Weight of different Sorts of Coals, Pegg, 138.
- lower Sort absorb most Wet, Lowe, 185.
- Experiments on, Lowe, 191.
Wharf, Coal, Expences for a Year of, (See Free Labour, Undertakers.) Horne, 125.
Whippers of Coals, System of delivering Ships by, and Expences of, Metcalfe, 9 to 13.
- Number of, employed in a Collier, Metcalfe, 13.
- are under the Controul of Publicans, Waters,
Appendix (B.)
Levey,
42 to 45.
66.
96 to 98.
- and Coalheavers, by whom appointed to Ships-Pay of-and by whom paid, Chicken, 105.
110.
- Number of Gangs of. Appendix(B.) 71.
- and Meters, Hardship of paying them in Weather unfavourable to the Delivery of Coals, Metcalfe, 13.
14.
- can work 105 Chaldron per Day with Ease. Duke, 29.
- have delivered 205 Chaldron in a Day, Waters, 47.
- proposed Abolition of Controul of Corporation of London over, Horne, 99.
100.
- wish to establish an Office for taking their Work by Rotation, Appendix(1.2.) 69 to 71.
- of Coals at Norwich, Stark, 141.
Whitehaven Coal is superseded by Welch Coals, Coffin, 228.
Wood, Quantity of, in Devonshire is much diminished Coffin, 228.
- and Coal, equal Weight of, nearly the same in Price, Pellatt, 168.
- - the comparative Advantage of, for Manufacture of Flint Glass, Pellatt, 168.
Working Coals at Leeds, Expence of, less than at Newcastle, Brandling, 224.
- Expence of, at different Collieries, Brandling, 219.
220.
- Prices of, at Walls-end Colliery in 1792, 1793 and 1794, Brandling, 219.
- - per Newcastle Chaldron, Brandling, 221.
222.
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Yorkshire and Welch Coals, and Price of, Stark, 141.