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In concurrent Testimony to the Superlative Excellence of the
PATENT PERRYIAN PENS,

Recently infinitely improved in their manufacture.
Price per Sealed Packet, containing Nine Pens, 38, 6d..
The Patentee warrants these Pens to write, without mending for an indefinite period
and with excellence for a longer time, than any other Pens whatever. He also warrants
them to write faster, and (if the Writer's time is of any value) to be cheaper, than any
other pens whatever. Finally, he warrants them to produce Writing more superlatively
beautiful (and, if necessary, more exquisitely fine), than can be produced by any other kind
of pen whatever, whether it be the goose or crow quill, the Birmingham or any other
Metallic Pen, or the costly Ruby and Rhodium (selling at from 15s. to 30s. per single pen).

The Pens in the Packets are those with, 1. Medium Points ; 2. Fine Points; 3. Broad Points ; and, 4. Perfectionated Soft with Medium Points. The Packets containing the second and the fourth kinds are most recommended for, by far the greater number of writers.

The Patent Perryian Pens are sold wholesale and retail by JAMES PERRY (Patentee of
the Perryian Pens), 37, Red Lion Square, London. They may also be had genuine, throughout
the whole of the British Empire, and in every place abroad, of all Booksellers, Stationers,
Silversmiths, Jewellers, Toy and Hardware-men, Writing-case Manufacturers, Perfumers,
Druggists, &c. by only observing that the Pens are in a sealed packet, having on it the
Patentee's signature,-

The Imitation of this Signature is Felony.
TESTIMONY OF THE WHOLE EMPIRE UNITED.

“ His (Mr. Perry's) Pens are inimitable."-ATAENÆUM.
“ The strong terins in which these pens Metallic Pens, we are come to the opinion,
now come recommended from cvery quar- that, with the exception of the Perryian
ter, are wortb the perusal of inost readers. Pens, they will prove to be very injurious to
Testimony so forcille and fuil, bas com- all those who use them, by spoiling their
pletely satisfied us that the pretensions of the hands. Any pen, which does not possess
Patentee are real, and that the article is of the natural softness of the quill, accustoms
great national utility." UNITED KINGDOM. the writer to bear on the paper so hard, as

“We are inclined to think, from the de. rapidly and irreparably to spoil bis hand,
cided advantages which the Perryian Pen and also speedily to unfit liim for writing
affords the man of business or of literature, with ease and confort to hineself, with any
in common with the finest writer, that pen wlimtever. The ordinary Metallic Pens,
there can be little doubt that it will be as the first appearance, seem soft; but it is
shortly used to the exclusion of all other an unnatural and delusive softness-the

MOBNING CHRONICLE. softness of distension, not of flexibility,
• It is remarkable in bow rery short a and will inevitably produce the injurious,
period the use of the Perryian Pens bas effects described. From this general con-
become little less than universal. We infer sure, we have excepted the Patent Perryinn
this from the large proportion of Post-office Pens, as they do possess the flexibility of the
letters, the paper siamp of which expressi's quill-pen, and all its natural softness. It
that the paper is made for the Perryira were to be wished that the endless a'tempts
Pens, a large number of which letters, at initation to which the Perryian Pen has
moreover, are written by persons of the given rise, had been more successful, or that
highest class, as Ladies of Title, Dukes, they had never been made."
Marquises, Earls, Bishops, and Members of

ST. JAMES'S CHRONICLE.
Parliament."

The COURIER. “ For some months we entertained a deep
“Having carefully and dispassionately prejudice against the Perryian Pens, in con-
examined and used the various kinds of sequence of some of the common Birming-

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manufacture of this article, with improved machinery, from the very frequent applications for them from artists, architects, and engi. neers, who are desirous of obtaining with certainty the pure Cumberland' lead. We are patronized by his Majesty's Stationery Office, London.

N. B. Please to ask for S. Mordan & Co.'s pure Cumberland Lead Pencils, which bear naine stamped upon them ; by so doing, purchasers will ensure themselves a genuine article.

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ham Pens baring been sold to us, for the “ In consequence of finding the usual Perryian ;- friend, bowever, having no- inks unsuitable for the Perryian Pens, we ticed to us, that the Perryian Pens had the obtained the Perryian Ink : this was all we Aperture between the point and the shoul- could desire ; for the pens, wbich before ders, we applied to the Patentee for the seemed to admit of improvement, we now genuine Pens, and found them, if nised with found to be the ne plus ultra of art. From The Perryian Ink, every thing that we could so satisfactory a result, we took oceasing to wish. The person, indeed, does not live ascertain more particularly the properties who could make such pens with a penknife. of the Perryian Ink, and are of opinion that Having since had occasion to know that the no modern ink is equal to it, wbatever kiot Birmingham pens, as well as other kinds, of pen is used. Some of the ancient inks, are very generally sold as the Perryian, we doubtless, formed an exception in one parrecommeud the public to guard against im- ticular,-durability ; but, eren in this, the position.—The genuine Perryiap Pens can Perryian must be considered as equal to acy be secured, only by purchasing thein in of thiem, forit remains unchanged in its color, packets under the Patentee's seal.”

after being subınitted for many bours to the The BRITISH TRAVELLER. heat of the bottest oven." THE OBSERVES, “ It is remarkable, that, ever siuce the “ The Perryian Ink being indispensable vse of the Patent Perryian Pens has been to the far famed Perryian Pens, in order becoming general, excellent writing has to prevent inconvenience from being felt been becoming general too." Tue WORLD. wherever the writer may happen to be.

“ We can with confidence recommend either for want of the lok or of tbe Penis, our readers to use Perry's Parent Pens, the Patentee has contrived a pocket and having tried them ourselves for some time, cabinet Reservoir for both, which, on al-and we can assure our friends that a count of its utility, simplicity, neainess, and single trial will acquaint them with what diminutive size, we recommend to all." may be termed the luxury of a good pen."

The Public LEDGER. MANCHESTER COURFR. “Fashion displays itself in every thing,“The comparative merits of the Perrvian we at present see it in Lelter Paper ;--for Pens have now been most fully and satisfac- Perry's Letter Paper stamped " l'erfertis. torily ascertained ; and have become the ateil tinted blue" is now becoming geartal subject of remark in every quarter where among the very highest class of socisty. they have been introduced. The Globe We suppose this preference is attributable paper, some weeks since, had an article to the satisfaction which the Patent l'errian highly recommendatory of them, which we Pens lave undoubtedly given in that direccopied into our colamns of the 7th ult." tion."

MORNING Post PLYMOUTH AND DEVONPORT JOURNAL. “ We have used the Leiter Paper magtl“ The Perryian Pens are every day gain- factured by the Patentee of the Perryiaa ing in public favor, as the sentiments of the Peil, and find it,-particularly that stamped London and Provincial press sufficiently Perfectionaird (intent blue"-totally inevince."

BRISTOL JOURNAL. equalled for writers who use thnt valuable “We observed, a few days ago, an im- jastrument."

The News. mensely large iron-bound box proceeding “In expressing our admiration of the down Fleet Street, on which was inscribed, ingenuity displayed in the Perryian Peos, in conspicuous characters, “ PATENT PER- and of the great satisfaction and pleasure we RYIAN Pens,' and addressed to a merehant have derived from using this most valuable of Philadelphia. Reflecting on the diminu- invention, we ought not to pass over untive size of one of the Pens, and on the im- noticed its cheapness. Infinitely surpassing mensity of the box, which certainly did not the Rhodium and the Ruby Pens, each of contain fewer than twenty-four cubic feet, which costs from 15s. to 30s., the Perryian we could not belp dwelling with admiration Pens are sold at the rate of nine for 3s. 6d. on the fact, that these Pens, which, from Justice to the Patentee also requires us to their real utility, and intrinsic excellence, add, that similar economy of charge is obhave, in a few months only, obtained general servable in every other thing that is used in use throughout the British empire, should connexion with that pen ;-as the Pernyian Row be acquiring little less than universality Ink, Perfectionated Letter Paper, Perryian in the United States of America."

Pen & Ink Reservoir, &c." THE STANDARD. MERCANTILE JOURNAL. Here might follow, did the space allow it, extracts from all the daily, weekly, and periodical press of the entire Empire, with scarcely a single exception, in which the tone of eulogy is not less remarkable, nor the terms of commendation less decisive, than in the preceding passages, which are submitted as fair specimens of the whole.

W. P'ople, Printer, 67, Chancery Lau.

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S. MORDAN & Co. espectfully solicit the public atiention to the frauds which are daily practised upon them as regards eir Patent Ever-Pointed Pencils, and the leads for refilling the same. The spurious pencils bear e appearance of being made of silver, when, in fact, in many instances they are nothing but white etal, and the action so bad as to cause great annoyance to those using them. The public are also uch imposed upon with the spurious articles sold for leads, being nothing more than antimony and anish dust, which is of no comparative value to the beautiful, and in fact invaluable Cumberland ad; also their not being of a size renders them useless. To guard the public against the above positions, the patentees are induced to make the following remarks:ist. Look for the London Goldsmith's Company's Hall Mark, on each silver pencil case. 2nd. The name of S. Mordan and Co., Patentees and Makers, on the body of the case. 3rd. The genuine leads contained in leather or paper boxes have a yellow belt, bearing S. M Co.'s seal. Ath. The spurious leads have the word “for” or “as," in small characters, before the name S. mordan & Co. Attention to this will immediately detect.

Portable Pens and Pen-holders. The Portable Pen Boxes also have a yellow belt, bearing S. M. & Co.'s seal. The Pen-bolders ar the London Hall Mark, which ensures their being silver. The spurious pen-holders are nothing t white metal, which the acid affects, and consequently become a nuisance in use.

Cedar Pencils. These pencils contain the same quality of pure Cumberland lead as their silver Ever-Pointed encils. s. M. & Co. have been induced to go extensively into the manufacture of this article, with proved machinery, from the very frequent applications for them from artists, architects, and engiers, who are desirous of obtaining with certainty the pure Cumberland lead. We are also tronized by his Majesty's Stationery Office, London. N. B. Please to ask for S. Mordan & Co.'s pure Cumberland Lead Pencils, which bear their me stamped upon them ; by so doing, purchasers will ensure themselves a genuine article

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The Traveller's Protector Lock.

Padlock. The Luck manufactured by S. Mordan & Co., with seven guards, almost universally employed by Government, and fully appreciated by scientific men, is yet little understood by the Public. To obtain for it the patronage it deserves, S. Mordan & Co. earnestly solicit attention to the following points, in which it excels every other lock :

1. Its absolute inviolability by picking, or procuring a duplicate key. 2. The portability of the key.

3. The infinite variety of which the key is susceptible, and the power of producing it by an apparatus which of necessity causes every successive key to differ from all which have preceded it.

4. The difficulty of imitating the key, which is so great, that good workmen have failed to make a successful copy when the key has been placed in their hands for the purpose. | 5. The impossibility of taking an impression, which is so easy in every other key, with sealing was.

6. The importance of every part of the key, which completely excludes those fertile sources of fraud, skeleton or duplicate keys, so easily obtained, and which prevents the imposition too often practised, of exhibiting apparent security in the key, but which has no counterpart in the lock.

7. The unlimited durability of the lock, which arises from its acting by mere pressure, instead, as in all others, of rubbing. This lock was never known to wear out, or to become sensibly altered by use. This in the end renders it the cheapest.

8. Safety is given in the absence of the principal to private stock, private papers, &c. The most serious losses take place by the use of duplicate keys, which enable the dishonest to re-lock to lull suspicion ; the lock made by S. Mordan & Co. is a sure preventive.

Scientific gentlemen, and others, are respectfully solicited to visit the manufactory of S. Mordan & Co. 22, Castle Street, Finsbury, where the truth of all these statements will be rendered evident from an inspection of the lock, and the machinery by which it is made. The following is a list of the prices at which locks may be obtained from respectable dealers in every town of the United Kingdom : Letter Bag or Portfolio

78. and upwards. Till or Drawer Lock. Padlock

8s. 6d. do. Bureau, Double-link Chest, or Box Locks

10s. Od. do. A Box of Guards for Bankers, Iron Safes, and Strong Rooms 17s. 6d. do. Book-edge for Private Ledgers, Albums, &c.

13s. 6d. do.

Rim Locks.
Four-inch Flush Dead Locks.

£0 12s. Od.
Drawback, ditto.

£o 15$. 6d. do. Four-inch Rim Dead, one side.

. £0 15s. 6d. do Six-inch two-sided, ditto

• £1 13s. 6d. do. Ten-inch Rim, a very strong secure lock for out doors. £2 Os. Od. do. Park Gate, Iron Gate, and locks of every description in proportion to their size, from the

Cabinet to the strongest Prison Door.
N. B. The usual reduction to the Trade will be made.

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ENACTED IN THE BRITISI WEST INDIA COLONIES.

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ST. VINCENT.

(Received the Royal Assent the 14th March, 1827.) Religious Instruction, and Observance of the Sabbath. Baptism and Marriage. $ 9. Sunday markets shall cease at 10 a. m., under forfeiture of goods, &c.-7. No shop or store shall be opened on a Sunday, under penalty of 10l., excepting as in England, for perishable articles of food, out of church hours.-> 11. Prohibits labour on Sundays, even during crop: requiring that no sugar be boiled after 10 on Saturday night, nor the mill put about, or any other kind of weld or plantation work performed, between the hours of 7 on Saturday night and 4 on Niunday morning : penalty 501.—5 8. Owners or inanagers to promote religious instruction and a knowledge of moral duties; to cause all slaves to be baptized, without fee or reward, wielin six months after birth; to have such baptism duly registered, and a copy of the register given to each slave baptized: under penalty of 101.- 10. Parish clergymen shall solemnize matrimony, without fee or reward, between such slaves az, applying with their owner's or manager's consent, appear to be sensible of the obligation of the marriage vow.

Food-Clothing - Lodging : General Treatment. 613. All plantation slaves shall have assigned to them a portion of land fully adequate to their support; and shall be allowed 26 full working days in each year to cultivate the same. They shall likewise have for holidays, Good-Friday, Christmas-day, and the two days next folo lowing : penalty 501.--$ 14. A qualified medical practitioner shall be employed to attend all slaves who require medical or surgical aid, under penalty of 501.; and shall keep a record of all patients and prescriptions.—ş 15. Oivners or managers permitting sick or infirin slaves to wander about, shall forfeit 51. to 101, for each offence.

Labour and Holiduys. $ 12. Every slave shall have half an hour for breakfast, and two hours for dinner; all manner of field labour before 5 in the morning or after sun-set, except during crop, is prohibited under penalty of 501.-$ 16-17. Assigns to mothers, idwives, and nurses, certain preiniums in money for properly rearing infants; midwife and nurse to receive 8s. 6d. each, mother 49s. 6d., if the child reaches fifteen inonths, and 16s. 6d. when admitted into grass gang, to be allowed in taxes ; the amount is about 4000l. per annum in premiums to increase the population. Exempts mothers of six children from all arduous labour, at the same time securing to them an easy and com, fortable maintenance," under a penalty of 100l. for each omission.

Punishment. $ 21. Limits punishment, by inferiors, to 10 stripes at one time, by owner or manager to 3.9, within any one week, under penalty of 15l. to 501. for every excess. Record of all such punishments to be kept, and produced to any justice of the peace, uniler penalty of 201.—5 23. No superintending slave shall, under penalty, as for a misdemeanour, carry the whip, as heretofore, as an emblem of authority in the field.- 24. Prohibits the placing an iron collar round the neck, or chains upon the body, of any slave, unless by permission of a magistrate as an incorrigible runaway, under penalty of from 51. to 501.: justice of peace, upon information, to remove such, under penalty of 1001. - $ 80. Capital punishment shall be precisely as in England.

Separation of Families; und Sale of Slaves detached from Estates., Manumission. § 18. Facilitates manumission, and punishes the unlawfully detaining free persons as slaves by penalty of thrice the value of such persons' services. Any owner or manager inanumitting an aged or infirm slave, to avoid the burthen of maintaining him, shall forfeit 2001., from which 201. shall be annually paid to the person manumised, for life. Fee on manumission, 4l.

Evidence. Trial, and Defence. $ 69. Slaves charged with grave offences shall be tried in all respects like free persons: with the exception of this superior advantage, that counsel be assigned such slaves at the public expense.-Slave evidence, except against owners, admissible, as in case of free persons.

Right of Property, and Right of Action. $ 5. Secures to slaves the possession of personal property, and guards against its invasion by a fine of 101., over and above the value of the property taken from them. Offender to be put on his oath : contumacy to be construed into guilt.

Legal Protection. 1$ 2. Declares slaves to be real estate and not chattels.—$ 20. Murder of a slave is felony: without benetit of clergy.--* 25. Magistrates a council of protection : on information of ill treatment of slaves, magistrates bound to inquire ; and, if the complaint be well founded, to

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