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was opened by a subscription of 100 gui 20. Ac Edinburgh, in his 56th year, neas from the public revenue of the city- Henry Wm. Tytler, M.D. che translator Numbers among the lower classes are an of Callimachus. xious to be allowed to subscribe their mite 20. At Ayr, James, son of Wm. Cowan -a satisfaction which, we dare say, will Esq. banker. not be denied them.

At Kilkenny, Lieut.-Gen. Eyre Power July 15. At Clackmannan, Mrs Frances Trench, brother to the late Earl of ClanHay, relict of John Edmonstone, Esq. of carty. Cambuswallace.

At Corke, Lieut. Pratt, of the 5th regi15. At Ladrishheg, aged 81, Mrs Ewing, ment. He was handing his father, whe relict of Alex. Ewing, of Necher Balloch, had come from Kinsale to see him, out of Dumbartonshire.

the transport, when his foot slipped, and he 16. At Aberdeen, Mrs Mortimer, wife fell over board, and rose no more. He was of Mr Wm. Mortimer merchant.

a fine young man, equally distinguished for 17. At Leith, Mr Alex. Crichton, late his humanity and bravery. coachmaker in Edinburgh.

At Oxford, che Rev. Owen, one of the 17. At Paisley. Mr Matthew Montgo- chaplains of Christ Church College. He merie, aged $2.

shot himself with a horse pistol. He was 18. At Prestonkirk, the Rev. Daniel a young man of an excellent character, and Macqueen, forty years minister of that pa. in easy circumstances, and no cause can be rish, esteemed and sincerely regretted by assigned fot the rash act. all who knew him.

Capt. Campbell, formerly of the 19. At Edin, in his 87th year, John Bland, 520 Highlanders. He was supposed to be Esq. some time one of the Lessees, and many the last surviving officer who fought with years treasurer of the Edinburgh Theatre. the immortal Wolfe. He was uncle to Mrs Jordan, and had been On the passage from Lymington to Yar. a Cornet of Dragoons, and a Barrister, in mouth, Mr Rogers, banker, at Newport; his youth, but his predilection for the stage by the imprudence of a man in getting up made him forsake every other profession. the mast, to selease the haulyards, the boat

21. Ac Harrowgate, Alez. Strachan, Esq. was upset, and Mr Rogers unfortunately of Tarry, in Forfarshire.

drowned

At

Prices of Grain at Haddington,

Price of Stocks.

Bank
1808. Stock. Omnium.
July 4. 243

pr.
11.
18. | 243 I
25.

3 per cent
Consols.
70
681 69

1808. July 1.

8. 15. 22. 29.

Wheat. | Barley. Oats. ) Pease 34 45 41 46 | 35 41 | 29 37 36 47 39 44 34 39 30 37 37 45 40 46 134 41| 29 36 35 44

40

46 35 401 29 37 35 44 40 45/34

685

681

39 28 36

Prices of Oat, Pease, and Barley Meal, in

Edinburgh Market, per Peck.

Prices of Grain per quarter, Corn Exchange,

London.

1808.

1808. | Wheat. Barley. | Oats.

Pease.

June

Pcase and Oatmeal.

Barley Meal. Bolls. | Price. Bolls. | Price. 250 28 274 65 18 271 28 27 40 18 269 28 27 50 18 180

28 27 45 18

July 4.

11. 18. 25.

74 86 38 44
78 84 38 45
70 84 42 48
70 8341 47

5.
12.
19.
26.

S4 42 52 58
38 43 59 58
40 44 60 64
40 44 58 60

Errata in our last.
P. 421. col. 1. 1. 25. for Marcomannie read Marcomannie.
P. 441. col. 2. 1. 9. for wild read mild.

THE

SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

For AUGUST 1808 :
With a View of CRICHTON CASTLE.

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CONTENTS:
Page

Page Register of the Weather for August, '562 Verses occasioned by the apparent High Water at Leitb for September, ib. inattention to the Subcsription for Description of Crichton Castle, 563 completing Lord Nelson's Munu. Answer to Gaelic Etymologies, 564 mens on the Calton Hill, Edin Proceedings of the Wernerian Natu burgh, ...

607 ral History Society, .. 565 The Exile of Benmore,

ib. Monthly Memoranda in Natural His Grace for a Halloween Supper, . 608 tory,

566 Verses to the Tune of Flowers of Memoirs of the Progress of Manu. Caledonia, ..

ib. factures, Chemistry, Science, and A Tribute to the Genius of Robert the Fine Arts, 567 Burns, ..

ib. A Journey through the Higblands and Westeru Isles, in the Summer of

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT. 1934-By the Ettrick Shepherd, 569 House of Lords,

609 Account of Books committed to the -Mutiny Act,

ib. Flames, suppressed, or censured, 572 -Roxburgh Estate Appeal, 611 Hints respecting the means of civili: House of Commons,

'ib. zing Africa, 575 -Army Estimates,

612 Desultory Remarks on Fashion, 530 -Russian Mediation,

613 History of the German Slave Trade, 585 Synopsis of the Gaelic and Latin Lan.

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. guages,

587 Affairs in Spain, Plan or a Monument to Thomson, 589

-Defeat of the French Armies by Quantity of Waste Lands in the dif

the Spanisb Patriots,

621 lerent Counties of Scotland, 592

His Britannic Majesty's DeclaraThe Honour and Interest of Great Britain considered ;With some

tion to the Envoys of Asturias, : 626 Portugal, .

627 Hints for the Improvement of

- Proclamations of Admiral Cotton these, by a regular Supply of

to the Inhabitants of Portugal, 628 Young and Skilful Seamen, : ;-- 593 Italy,

630 On different Species of National Im.

Subversion of the Ecclesiastical" provement, particularly in Scot.

Estates,

ib. land,

598 Address of the City of London to his Scottish REVIEW. Majesty, :

631 Jameson's Etymological Dictionary of the Scottish Language,

601

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE.

Address of the City of Edinburgh to New Works published in Edinburgh, 603 the King, Scottish Literary Intelligence, .; ib. Speech of the Lord Justice Clerk at Literary Intelligence, English and

the Glasgow Circuit,

634 Foreign,

603 Civil Appointments,
POETRY.
Marriages, ..

ib. Verses written on visiting Culloden Deaths,

617

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640 Muir,... 606 Stocks and Markets,

State

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1

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 July 26. to Aug. 25. 1808, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. July

M. N.

In. Pts 26

29.85 60 71 0.12 Showers 27 29.84 55 65 0.8 Rain 28 | 29.8 58 68 1.55 Ditto 29 29.75 58 72

Cloudy 30 29.79 59 74 0.25 Rain 31 29.8 58 73

Clear 601 29.65 60 64 0.01 Showers 2 29.95 60 66

Clear 3 30.08 56 65

Ditto 4. 29.9 55 66 1.14 Rain 5 29.82 56 65 1.15 Ditto 6 29.6 58 67 0.35 Ditto

29.75 59 63 0.71 Ditto 8 29.78 57 68 0.51 Ditto

9 29.77 58 68 0.52 Ditto .10 29.85 55 66

Clear 11.j. 29.82

68

Ditto 12 29.82 57 70 0.25 Rain 13 29.5 57 67

Clear 14 29.5 56 65 0.03 Showers 15 29.52 54 68

Clear 16 | 29.75 54 65

Ditto 17 52 70

Ditto 18 30.02 53 72

Ditto 19 30.1 57 72

Ditto 20. 30.13

59
70

0.12 Showers 21 30.2 60

Clear 22.30.25

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Ditto 23 30.2 57 74

Ditto 24 80.2 5+ 76

Ditto 30. 54 68

Ditto

High Water at LEITH
For SEPTEMBER 1808.

Even Morn.
Days, H. M. H.M
Th. 1 11 21 11 47
Fr. 2

0 13 Sa. 3 0 37 1 1 Su. 4 1 25 1 47 M. 5 2 10 2 32 Tu. 6 2 55 3 17 W. 7 3 39 4 0 Th. 8 2 42 4 41 Fr. 9 5 75 29 Sa. 10 5 52 6 15 Su, 11 6 39 7

3 M. 127

27 7 51
Tu.13 8 16 8 41
W. 14 9 7 9 32
Th. 15 9 58 10 93
Fr. 16 10.49 11 15
Sa. 17 11 41
Su. 18 0 7 0 33
M. 19 0 59 1 25
Tu. 20 1 52 2. 19
W. 21 2 46 3 14
Th.22 3 42 4 11
Fr. 234 40 5 9
Sa. 24 5 38 6

8
Su. 25 6 377 7
M. 26 7 36 8 5
Tu, 27. 8 33 9 1
W. 28 9 27 9 54
Th. 29 10 19 10 44
Fr. 30 11 17 11 31

MOON'S PHASES

For SEPTEMBE a 1808.
Apparent time at Edinburgk.

D. H. M.
Full Moon, 4. 10. 29. even.
Last Quar . 13. 2. 18. morn.
New Moon, 20. 7. 15. mor.
First Quart. 26. 10.45. even.

Quantity of Rain, 7.51

Sept. 22. King George III. crowned, 1761,

29. Michaelmas.

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