Gambar halaman
PDF
ePub

a

by at least one third of the usual into consideration the present high quantity consumed in ordinary price of Corn. times,

THE committee beg leave 10 In order to effe at this purpose, lay before the house, as an appeneither to limit to that extent the dix to their last report, an account quantity of fine wheaten bread of the experiments made by the consumed by each individual in rituailing office upon different such families;

kinds of mixed bread, under the Or, to consure only mixed bread, directions of the privy council, and of which not more than two thirds of this committee; they have not shall be made of wheat;

thought it necessary to add to the Or, only a proportional quantity account the experiments made of mixed bread, of which more by the Board of Agriculture, as than iwo thirds is made of wheat; they understand that it is the in

Or, a proportional quantity of tention of that board 10 communi. bread made of wheat alone, from cate that account to the public, towhich no more than five pounds of gether with their observations therebran is excluded;

upon. If it should be necessary,

in The committee have proceeded order to effect the purpose of this to take into further consideration engagement, to prohibit the use of different branches of this extensive wheaten flour in pas!ry, and to subject. Being aware, however, diminish, as much as possible, the that some of them contain mater use thereof in other articles than which ought not to be made the bread;

object of regulation, except upon By one or more of these mea.

mature deliberation, and a clear 'sures, or by any other which may conviction of necessity, they have he found equally effectual, and thought it most consistent with more expedient and practicable, in their duty, to defer making any the respective situations of persons further report till after the recess; subscribing, to insure to the utmost but they beg leave to add to this of their power the reduction above appendix, a few papers which have mentioned.

been communicated to them; noe This engagement to continue in as intimating any opinion whatso. force until fourteen days after the ever, as to the different observa, next session of parliament, unless tions and suggestions contained in the average price of wheat shall, these papers, but with a view of before that time, be reduced to an drawing attention to the principal ainount to be specified.

points of which it may be neces.

sary for the committee to resume Appendix to the Third Report frim the the consideration,

Sele& Committee oppiated to take

An account, shewing the produce of one quarter of wheat, barley, oats, and rye, respectivelyf,

dressed through a thirteen shilling cloth, and of the denomination of standard, or the whole of the flour of the grain, from which the loaves, presented to a committee of the honourable House of Commons on the gth, instant, were manufactured as specified in the accompanying schedule. .

+

SPECIES
OF GRAIN

Weight per

bushel.

Weight of
the whole.

The whole of
Loss or

the grain
grinding dressed through

a 13s, cloth.

Loss on
dressing.

Meal.

Bran:

[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

An account, shewing the produce of one quarter of wheat, barley, oats, and rye, respectively,

dressed through a twenty-one shilling cloth, and of the denomination of household flour, from
which the loaves, presented 10 a' committee of the Honourable House of Commons on the gth
instant, were manufacturéd, as specified in the accompanying schedule.

Weight per

SPECIES OF GRAIN,

bushel.

Weight of
the whole.

Meal.

Loss on
grinding

Fine Flour.

Middling.

Loss on
Dressing

Bran.

[merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][ocr errors][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small][merged small]

;

N. B. The several species of grain in these tables were British, and of the growth of the present year; and cost,
on the 26th of October, 1795, viz.—wheat; 96s. per quarter-oats, 295. 60.-barley, 385.- sye, 50s. 6d. At
which time the middlings from wheat were worth 99s. per quarter of 10 bushels of 56 lb. each and the bran from
ditto, ios. per quarter of sixteen bushels of 16 lb. each, But the value of the middlings and bran produced from
the other species of grain, the Victualling Board are not of themselves competent to speak to.

Victualling Ofice, Nov. 11, 1795.

Vidualling Office, 8th Dec. 1795.
An account, shewing the produce of one quarter of wheat, barley, oats, rye, and Indian corn,

respectively, dresscil through a twenty-one shilling cloth; prepared in pursuance of a letter
from the Honourable Dudley Ryder, chairman of the corn commiltee of the Honourable
House of Commons, dated the 28th November last.

OZ.

oz.

[ocr errors]

Ib. 470

OZ. 상류 3

oz. 6 8

Ib.
59 918 476 15
49

397
40

325 131 54 1016

445 52 12 422

6

[ocr errors]

101

SPECIES
OF GRAIN

Weight per

bushel.

Weight of the whole.

Meal.

Loss on grinding.

Fine Flour,

Middlings.

Loss on dressing.

Pran.

OZ.

16.

Wheat
Barley
Oats
Rye
Indian corn

388 15

Ib.
6 33
8 2를

8.
8

4 6 7

Ib. 88 99

108

Ib.
276
160

64
191
124

lb.
100
1 23

70
117
20+

5

lb.

oz. 2 3 5 15 4 TO 8 II 9 1

3

4 2 6 13 14

314 437 415

175

2

[ocr errors]
[ocr errors]

14

15

I 2

118 77

143 4

N. B. The several species of grain (excepting the Indian corn) above-mentioned were British, and of the growth of the present year; and cost, on the 26th of October, 179;, viz. wheat, 99s. per quarter-cars, 29s. 60.-- barley, 385.-rye, 5os. 60.-Indian corn, 46s.. At which time the middlings from wheat were worth 96s, per quarrer of 16 bushels of 56 lb.--and the bran from ditto, ios. per quarter of 10 bushels of 161b. But the value of the middlings and bran produced from the other species of grain, the Viciualling Office are not of themselves competent to speak to.

An account, shewing the produce of 7 ib. (the stipulated quantity for two quartern loaves) of

sundry mixtures of grain, &c. directed to be baked into bread ; ---shewing ite weight of dough
made therefrom, the quantity required for making two quartern loaves, according to the cus-
tom of the town bakers, being 9 lb. 10 oz. or 4 lb. 13 oz, each ;--the wcight it turned out
over or short thereof;--and the weight of the bread when taken out of the oven :-prepared in
pursuance of a letter from the chairman of the corn commiltee, 28th Nov. last.

FLOUR.

No.

DOUGH.

PRE D.

DESCRIPTIONS OF BREAD.

Weight allowed Weight afterbeing Over or short of the for making two properly mixed Weight allowed. quartern loaves, witli yeast, salt, at 3lb. 8 oz. each. and water.

Over. Short:

[blocks in formation]
[merged small][merged small][merged small][ocr errors]
[ocr errors][ocr errors]

20

16. 8 8

10

15

4 14

[merged small][ocr errors]

10 IO 8

7 9

lb, 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7

1 2-3 wheat, 1-3 Indian corn
2 2-3 ditto, 1-3 barley
3 2-3 ditto, 1-3 oatmeal
4 2-3 ditto, 1-3 rye
5 2-3 ditto, 1-3 potatoes
6

3-5 ditto, 1-5 Indian corn, 1-5 potatoe:
7 13-5 ditto, 1.5 barley, 1-5 potatoes
8 3-5 ditto, 1-5 oatmeal, 1-5 potatoes
9 13-5 ditto, 1-5 rye, 1-5 potatoes
10 (

3-5 ditto, 1-5 Indian corn, 1,5 barley u 13-5 Jitto, 2-5 potatoes

[ocr errors]

ооо

[ocr errors]

12

8

9 9 9 9 II 8

OOOOOO

8

[ocr errors]

8

I 2

8 141 84 9

7

14

[merged small][ocr errors][ocr errors]

13

II

7

« SebelumnyaLanjutkan »