TRADE AND SHIPPING.
Arrived last night, the Augusta Jessie, Capt. Edinburgh, with male prisoners. Guard Lieuts. Baxter and Weir, and 29 rank and file also Mrs. Baxter and 15 women and children of the 50th regt.
Arrived also last night, the Guardian from
Sydney —general cargo.
Arrived on Saturday, the ship Royal Saxon, 510 tons, Captain Renner, from Liverpool, 21st September, with a general cargo. Pas- sengers —M. Hunter, Esq. owner, Mr. and Mrs. Maxwell and three children, Mr. and Mrs. M'Cullach, Mr. and Mrs. Fleming and two children, Mr. Cron, Mr. J. Pagar, Mr. Maister, Rev. Mr. Osborne, and about sixty
Arrived on Tuesday the 20th inst, the Sir John Rae Reid. 326 tons, Capt. Andrew Haig, from London, 26th Sept. with a general cargo - passengers Mrs. Haig and 3 children, Miss Mary Ann Haig, Mr. Maidson.
The Norfolk had gone into Cork, and being condemned as not seaworthy, was tranship- ping the prisoners to another vessel.
The Wave, with merchandise, left London the same day as the Sir John Rae Reid.
The City of Edinburgh, 367 tons, Capt. Baker, arrived on Saturday from Mauritius 9th Dec. with sugar —Passengers, Lieut. Jones, Madras Cavalry, and 2 servants, Lieut. Williams, Bengal Infantry, Lieut. Lockyer, H.M. 56th regt.
The Amity sailed for Twofold bay on Sun-
The Royal Saxon and Britomart, for Syd- ney, the Isabella for Batavia, and Cygnet for Launceston, are announced to sail on Sunday.
The Mary, Ellen, Surry, Auriga, and Eve- line, are rapidly loading for London; the Mary to sail first on the 1st of Feb,
No new wheat has yet been sold, although several samples have been shown ; but as the wheat could not be delivered for some time the buyers are not inclined to make purchases except for their immediate wants. There has however been a good supply of old wheat an the market during the week, which was sold at 10s. and 10s. 6d. per bushel.
Fine flour, £28. per ton ; second ditto, £24. ditto; best bread, 5½d. per 2lb. loaf ; Cape barley (new) 3s. per bushel; oats, 3s. 6d. — Other articles of produce continue as before.
The Davis' straits whale fishery had proved very unsuccessful. The master of the ship Ulverstone, which had been spoken, reported that a very heavy gale was experienced there on the 20th July, which broke up all the land ice, and that no fish had been seen bet- tween the 20th and 30th, when he was pro- ceeding south with a great many ships.
THE WOOLLEN TRADE —At Saddleworth and Rochdale the woollen cloth and flannel trade continued to improve and was very brisk at the latter place. At Bradford the prospect for a brisk trade for the home market was never more favourable. But the high price of wool and yarn induced a necessity on the manufacturers to advance the goods. At the Bristol wool fair on the 1st, 2d and 3d Sept. the best qualities of English clothing wool sold from 5 to 10 per cent, higher than in Lancashire and Yorkshire markets. The fair at Frankfort was unusually frequented and more cloth was sold than the merchants brought with them, and it was necessary to send for supplies.