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Aug. 7. At Edinburgh, Mrs Jane Plum- 14. At Edinburgh, Mrs Margaret Wat mer, daughter of the late Dr Plumnier of son, wife of Mr Thomas E. Sutherland, Middlestead, and wife of James Forrest, merchant there. Esq. of Comiston.

14. Andrew Harvie, Esq. of Newhouse, 8. At Kilworth, John Pigot, Esq. eldest Provost of Rutherglen. son of Dr John Pigot of Kilworth.

15. At Fort William, Mr Ewan Came9. At Edinburgh, aged 58, Patrick Brown, ron, messenger there. Esq. late captain in the 25th regiment of 16. At the manse of Lasswade, Mrs Pafoot.

ton, spouse to the Rev. Mr John Paton. 9. At Leith, Mr John Young, late pur- 16. At Arbroath, Baillie George Hill, in ser of his Majesty's ship Rover.

his 88th year. He was born on the 30th - At Bathford, near Bath, Ann Mac. Dec. 1719, and retained all his faculties to Dowall, eldest daughter of Day Hort Mac- the last. Dowall of Walkinshaw, Esq. Renfrewshire. 17. At Kinross, Mrs Helen Drysdale,

10. At Daldowie, Robert Bogle, Esq. of wife of Mr Robert Marshall, Sheriff-clerk Daldowie.

of Kinross-shire. 12. At Edinburgh, Mrs Margaret Mur. 17. At Edinburgh, Miss Janet Ewan, say, second daughter of Mr Patrick Mur- daughter of the lace Mr James Ewan, of ray (Ardiffrie, near Peterhead,) and spouse the General Post Office, Edinburgh. to Mr Alei. Giles, upholsterer, Edinburgh. 18. At Summerfield, in the parish of

13. Ac Hornsbank, in her 15th year, Miss Crossmichael, aged 83, Mrs M.Minn, wiJean Crawford, youngest daughter of David dow of Mr George M.Minn, formerly in Crawford, Esq.

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TO CORRESPONDENTS. Modestus,-T.,-). C. P.,-R. F., are received. Hidallan, -R.T.,-Milo, will appear in our next.

Glotianus is under consideration. We cannot form any opinion in regard to his translations, without first seeing a specimen.

We should gladly have inserted the ingenious communication of Theophilus, but the controversy has already extended to an immoderate length, and some of the sentiments, we are afraid, might give offence'to a numerous and respectable class of our readers.

With a View of MAULDSLIE CASTLE.

CONTENTS:

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Register of the Weather for Septem- Literary Intelligence, English and

ber, ...

642 Foreign,

ib.

High Water at Leitb for October, ib.

POETRY.

Description of Mauldslic Castle, '. 643 Death-song of Mackenzie,

685

Sketch of Lisbon,

ib. Song.–Scottish Song,

ib.

Spanish Itinerary,

645 Sonnet on the Death of an amiable

Monthly Memoranda in Natural His.

young Lady, ..

686

tory,

647 Verses on the death of Fobn Home,

Curious Coincidence,

648 Esq. Author of Douglas, . ib,

Query respecting Cises in Grammar, ib. The Poet, a burlesque Elegy, : . 687

Curious Letter from Major General

Lesslie, in 1639, • .

649 PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT.

Answer to Correction of an Error in House of Commons, .

; 689

Remarks on Dunipace,

ib. —Budget and Ways and Means, . 692

Account of Books committed to the

Catholic Petition,

Flames, suppressed, or censured, 650

Characters of Henry IV. Louis XIII,

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS.

and Louis XIV,

Portugal, . .

697

Description and Antiquities of Roslin,657 - Proclamation by Almiral Cotton

Geography and Trade of the Black

and Sir Arthur Wellesley previous

Sea, with a description of New

to military Operations, ..... 703

Odessa,

660

--Proclamation of the Portuguese

Account of the final abolition of Sla.

General to the Soldiers of the

very in England, '..

French army,

ib.

Reason and Speech considered as in-

Spain, .

• 704

separably connected with the im-

--New and Old Castile --Arragon, ib.

provement of the Human Species,668

-Biscay,--Catalonia, -Andalusia, 705

Memoirs of the Prog:ess of Manu.

Spanish Army in Denmark, . 707

factures, Chemisiry, ôcience, and

France,

710

the Fine Arts,

.. 671 Naval Intelligence,

712

A Journey through the Highlands and

Western Isles, in the Summer of

Scottish CHRONICLE.

1804.-By the Ettrick Shepherd, 672

Court of Session,

713

Grand Masonic Procession,

ib.

Scottish Review.

Court of Justiciary,

714

I. Bald's General View of the Coal

Civil Appointments, .

717

Trade of Scotland, .

.674 Military Appointments,

ib,

11. Hamilton's Cottagers of Glenburnie, 678 Marriages,

ib.

Births,

New Works published in Edinburgh, 682 Deaths,

719

Scottish Literary Intelligence, 1.683 Stocks and Markets,

720

State
Even. Morn. Days. H. M. H.M. Sa. 1 11 54 Su. 20 17 0 39 M. 3 1 1 1 23 Tu 4 1 45 2 6 W. 5 2 20 250 Th. 6 3 12 3 94 Fr. 7 3 57 4 21) Sa. 8 4 4+ 5 7 Su. 95 31

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

Sept.

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Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. Aug.

M. N In. Pts. 26 29.7 52 60

Clear 27 29.55 42

65

Ditto 28 29.7 50

6+

Ditto 29 29.85 49 69

Ditto 30 29.65 | 56 6+ 0.04 Showers 31 29.09 50 70

Clear 1 29.02 53 60 0.35 Rain 2 29.7 50 65 0.04 Showers 3 29.21 50 65

Clear
4 29.8

52
68

Ditto
5 29.79 51

( 21

Rain 6 29.54 53 61 0.3 Ditto 7 29.63 50 65

0.0+ Showers 8 29.5

65 0.03

Ditto 9 2.54

65

Clear 10 29.9 47 64 0.02 Showers 11 29.71 51 65

Clear 12 29.58 50

62

Ditto 13

29.92 50 60 0.5 Rain 14 29.99

62 0.32

Litio 15 30.25 51 60

0.21 Ditto 16 30.26

49
70

Clear
17
30.29
66

Ditto 18 30.15 49 61

Ditto 19 30. 46 65

Ditto 30.1 45 60

Litto 21 30.24 50 65

Ditto 22 29.9 54 56 0.35 Rain 23 29.84

44
58

Clear 24 30.05 33

0.09 Showers 25 30.03 40 64

Clear

High Water at LEIT! for OCTOBER 1808.

49 48

51

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5 55 M. 10 6

19 6 43 Tull 7

8 7 33 W.19.7

58 8 22 Th.13 8

47 912 Fr. 11 9 37 10 2 Sa. 15 10 28 10 53 Su. 16 11 18 11 13 M. 17

0 il Tu.18 0 98 1 5 W. 19 1 33 2 1 Th. 20 2 30 3 0 Fr. 213

30 4 0 Sa. 22 4 31 5 Su. 23 5 32 6 2 M. 24 6 31 7 0 Tu. 25 7

27 7 55 W. 26 8 21 8 47 Th. 27 9 11 9 35 Fr. 28 9 55

10 21 Sa. 29 10 43 11 5 Su. 30 11 26 11 48 M. 31

0 10 MOON'S PHASES

For OCTOBER 1808. Apparent rime at Edinburg!.

D. H.

Full Moon, 4. 9. 6. even. Last Quar . 12. 6. 54. even. New Moon, 19. 4. 42. even. First Quart. 26. 8. 85. morp.

Quantity of Rain, 2.5

Oct. 1. Hare hunting and Pheasant shooting begins.

11. Old M zelmas.
25. King George III's accession.
26.

proclaimed.

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