8 JULY 1843, Page 5

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A Court of Aldermen was held on Saturday. Reports were presented of the operations of two Inspectors of Weights and Measures, one of whom was appointed in February and the other in April last. They had 'visited 1,350 establishments : 875 had been found with nnstamped measures; 125 with defective weights and measures; 116 had been detected in using false balances ; 54 had been convicted ; 57 cases stood for hearing. The majority of offenders were those with whom the poor had dealings. Mr. Moon appeared with his securities for the performance of the office of Sheriff.