Which affords Employment, for more than Three Months every Year to above Five Thousand Poor People, to a Number of Coopers all the Year round, and to a Variety of other Crafts periodically.
Of the superior Quality of the RED HERRINGS manufactured in DOUGLAS, as well as that of the PICKLED HERRINGS, in a comparative Point of View with all such as are caught and cured elsewhere.
Of the various curious Modes of preparing these Monarchs of the finny Tribe, throughout the Island in their fresh State, for immediate Consumption, and also the several amusing Ways of making use of Pickled Herrings.
Which has been long considered as
The Emporium of the Island with regard to Commerce;
Comprising its present State, its commodious Quay and Harbour, its new Streets, the many genteel Houses built in the modern Taste in many of the old Streets, the several Places of Public Worship, the grand New Public Library, the famous New Charity School, the large New Poor-House, &c.
A List of the several Packets and constant Traders, and a correct Abstract of the British Act of Parliament passed in July, 1814, repealing the old Harbour Dues of the Island and substituting new ones in lieu thereof, on the Fishing Boats and on all British and Foreign Vessels not only entering its Harbours but even anchoring in its Bays; also the Duties payable on every Kind of Merchandise imported into the Island,
TO ALL WHICH IS ADDED,
A very curious, descriptive, entertaining, and picturesque View of
THE MUCH ADMIRED
Seats and Estates of the Nobility and Gentry
IN THE VICINITY OF THE TOWN,
To His Excellency the Most Noble JOHN, DUKE of ATHOLL, Governor in Chief and Captain General of the Island.
BY THOMAS CALLISTER.
Price only One Shilling and Sixpence British.
[Editorial note - Callister liked large solid blocks of type - I have split these into shorter paragarphs - a double paragraph spacing indicates the few places he used a new paragraph]