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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

EDINBURGH

LITERARY MISCELLANY:.

BEING

A General Repository

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LITERATURE, HISTORY, AND POLITICS,

FOR 1810.

Ne quid falsi dicere audeat, ne quid veri non audeat.

VOL. LXXII.

EDINBURGH:

PRINTED FOR "ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND COMPANY, .

By J. Harden & Co.

1810.

P34001

HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

9984 83-80

Eton

SCOTS

MAGAZINE,

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CONTENTS :

Page

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Register of the Weather for Jan.

SCOTTISH REVIEW,

High Water at Leitb for Feb. ib. I. Sermons, by James Finlayson, D.D.

Description of Fleurs, the Seat of the F.R.S.E. .

· 37

Duke of Roxburgh, .

3 II. Observations on the Structure of

Proceedings of the Wernerian Natu. Hospitals for the Treatment of

ral History Society, .

ib. Lunatics, by Dr Duncan,

40

Monthly Memoranda in Natural His-

tory, ..

4

Proceedings of the Higbland Society

New Works published in Edinburgh, 44

of Scatland,

ib.

ib, Scottish Literary Intelligence,

Memoirs of the Progress of Manu. Literary Intelligence, English and

factures, Chemistry, Science, and

Foreign,

ib.

the Fine Arts, ..

6

Table of the Population, Revenue,

POETRY.

&c. of the States belonging to the

Verses on the Death of a lovely Buy, 47

Confederation of the Rhine,

Winter, an Ode, by Andrew Scott, ib.

A Tous from Arbroath to Montrose,

The Simmer Gloamin',

ib.

principally with a view to its re- Song,

48

mote Antiquities, .

Lines written at Habby's Howe, ib.

Account of the battle of Sheriff muir;

in a Letter from a Gentleman at

'HISTORICAL AFFAIRS.

Stirling to his friend at Edinburgh, II America,

49

Account of the Execution of Mar. -Meeting of Congress,

Su

garet Myles, banged at Edinburgh - President's Message,

ib.

on the 20th day of November 1702,,13

France,

54

Proceedings of the Caledonian Hora Repudiation of the Empress Yose-

ticultural Society, . .

ib.

phine, ..

57

Epitaphs, . .

Spain, .

62

Authentic particulars of the Death of Expedition to Holland,

65

Lord Nelson,

18 Persian Ambassador,

71

Sixth Report of the Commissioners Address of the City of London to

for making and maintaining the the King, r..

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Caledonian Canal, ...

Account of the Poker Club,

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE.

Memoirs of the late Duke of Port. Court of Session,

73

land, ...

28 Court of Exchequer,

74

Civil Appointments,

75

Account of Rare Books and Tracts, with

Extracts.

Marriages, .

76

Births,

77

The Reveur, a Periodical Paper pub. Deaths,

ib.

lished at Edinburgh 1737-8, ... 32

Stocks and Markets

So

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State of the BAROMETER, in inches and decimals,

and of Farenheit's THERMOMETER, in the open air, taken in the morning before sun-rise, and at noon; and the quantity of rain-water fallen, in inches and decimals, from Dec. 26. 1809, to Jan.25. 1810, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

Weather.

M.

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Barom. Thermom. Rain. Dec.

N. In. Prs. 26 29.75 40 40 0.2 27 30. 29 32 28 29.92

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42 29 29.4541 41 0.05 30 29.6

33 33

0.43 31 29.7 40 45

29.75 45 47 0.01
2 29.95 50 51
3 30.05

41

48 4 29.95 | 46 50 5 30.15 41 49 6 30.1

39

45

36 41 0.01 8 29.95 45

46 9 29.79 40 47 10 29.9 33 41 Ir 29.8 38 41 12 29.85

41

41 0.05 13 30.

33

34 14 30.2

30 31 15 30.15 26

1.25 16 29.9 27 31 0.02 17 29.88 28 35 18 30.16 22 34 19 30.17 i 30 39 20 30.12 15 35 21 30.19 20 30 22 | 30.2 32 35 0.01 23 30.3 30

35 24 30.2 39

30.

Rain Clear Ditto Showers Snow Clear Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Ditto Showers Cloudy Clear Ditto Ditto Rain Clear Snow Ditto Ditto Clear Ditto Ditto Cloudy Ditto Snow Clear Cloudy Ditto

25

45

High Water-at LEITA
For FEBRUARY.

Mom. Even
Days.

H. M. H. M. Th. ]

0 16 Fr. 2 046 ) 15 Sa. 3 1.41 2 6 Su. 4 2 29 2 52 M. 5 3 13 33 Tu. 6 3 54

4 13 W. 7 4 33

4 53 Th. 8 5 11 29 Fr. 9 5 47 6 6 Sa. 10 6 26 6 47 Su, 1] 7 11 7 39 M. 12 8 11 8 52 Tu. 13 9 15 10 14 W. 14 10 54 11 30 Th. 1511 58 tFr. 16 0 23 0 43 Sa. 17 1 5 1 25 Su. 18 1 48 2 0 M. 19 2 17 2 34 Tu. 20 2 50 3 7 W. 21 3 25 3 42 Th. 22 4 1 4 18 Fr. 23 4 37 4 56 Sa. 24 5 16 5 37 Su. 25 5 58 6 23 M. 26 6 51 7 23 Tu. 27 8 0 8 41 W. 28 9 24 / 10

30.25 42 45

MOON'S PHASES

For FEBRUARY. Apparent time at Edinburgh.

D. H. .

New Moon, 4. 2. 9. morna
First Quart, 11. 6. 55. morn.
Full Moon, 19. 10 59. morn.
Last Quart. 26. 8. 37. even.

Quantity of Rain 1.94

Feb. 24. Duke of Cambridge born, (1774.)

27. Hare hunting ends.

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