5 SEPTEMBER 1840, Page 6

Returns of Corn and Flour in Bond in the several

Ports of Great Britain on the 1st July 1838, 1839, and 1840; and of the Corn arid Flour taken out of Bond for Home Consumption in each of the three years commencing on the 1st July 1837 and ending on the 1st day et July 1840—

Wheat Meal Quantities remaining, in Bond Wheat. Barley. Oats. or Flour.

in the United Kingdom— Qrs, Qrs. Qrs. Cats. On the 5th July 1838... 584,112... 26,183-238,656-120,673 1839... 40,547... 826...291,611... 37,348

1840... 529,134... 10,175... 81,304-.132,509 Quantities admitted to Home Consmnp-

tion in the United Kingdom—

Year ending 5th July ..1838... 226,587— 2,494...308,214... 52,055 1839.3,323,510.224,348... 55,694...781,268 1840...1,523,312...899,768...850,481...757,148

The Island of Lundy, situated in the mouth of the Bristol Channel, and forming part of the hundred of Braunton in Devon, was last week sold for 9,400 guineas. It is three miles long by one mile wide, and contains nearly 2,000 acres of land. It possesses a mansion with offices and outbuildings, including a smith's shop and forge ; and there are several labourers' cottages. It is said that a small harbour might easily be formed near the present landing-place.