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Oct. 8. At his house, Leith Links, John Robert Scott. Esq. Professor of Botany Patison, Esq. town-clerk of Leith. in Trinity College, Dublin.

8. At his Cortage of the river Es, John Ar Florence, aged 80, the celebrated Jos. Sheldon, Esq. F. Ř. $. Lecturer on Anato. Bencirenni. my at the Royal Academy, Principal Sur- At Rousham, Sir Clement Cotterel Dorgeon of Exeter Hospiral, &c.

mer, Bart. late Master of the Ceremonies. 9. Ar Bourdeaux, Mrs Elizabeth Ainslie, At a very advanced age, Mrs Charlotte

relict of the lace Jacob Sandilands, Esq. of Dalrymple, eldest sister of the late Admi* Surathyram, merchant in Bourdeaux. ral Dalrymple.

I. Al dyr, Mrs Charles Boag, wife of At Dúblin, Alexander Campbell Esq. Mr Thomas M'Clelland, agent for the The Lady of Major-General John ManBink of Scotland there.

ners Kerr, Colonel of the 62d regiment. 12. At Edinburgh, Margaret Stuart Gor- The Rev. James Nasmith, D. D. rector don, youngest child of J. F. Gordon, Esq. of Leverington. writer fo the signet.

At Brighton, Mrs Donaldson, wife of Mr 13. Ac diero, Anne Græme, daughter of Donaldson, of the Steyne Library. the late De W. Grzme, physician, London. At Kirkton of Auchterless, in the 99th

13. At ditta, aged 86, Mrs Janet Simp. year of his age, Mr George Paterson, for. son; relict of the deceased Mr John Pate merly merchant there. tullo, merchant in Edinburgh.

Nov. 2. At Newton-upon-Ayr, Mrs Cub18. Ar Forres, Mr Robt. Muterer, mer- bison, aged 70 years. chant there.

2. At Portpatrick, Valentine Jones, Esq, 19. At Fraserburgh, Mrs Frances Anne of Belfast. He was upwards of 80 years of Fenwick, widow of Michael 8. Fenwick, age; and the day before he died, while Esq. and fifth daughter of the late Alexan- walking on the streer, he observed to his der Farquharson, Esq. of Haughton. companion, that if the wind did not come

20. Ai Cupar, in the 22d year of his age, soon fair, he would never see Ireland. Fosign Alexander George, of the 74th re- At Aberdeen, Mr Alexander Hall. giment.

At Peterhead, Mr William Scott, 20. At Aberdeen, aged 41, Keith Tur- aged 88. ner, of Turnerhall, Esq. who has left a wi- 2. Ac Stirling, William Aird, late capdow and eight children to deplore his loss. cain of the 10th foor.

21. At Edinburgh, Spencer Boland, el- 2. At Edinburgh, Eliz. Dempster, youngdest son of Major Boland, Inspecting Field. est daughter of the late Robert Dempster, Officer of Edinburgh district.

druggist. 23. At Paisley, ac an advanced age, Mrs 3. At New, Mrs Forbes, widow of the Agnes Paisley, widow of the late Mr Hugh Rev. George Forbes, late minister of LeoWalkinshaw, manufacturer.

Ochel. 24. At Brownfield, Mr William Gray, a. 9. At her house in Queen Street, Edinged 80 years, late merchant in Glasgow. burgh, the Right Hon. Isabella Countess

25. At Glasgow, Robert Robinson, Esq. Dowager of Errol, relict of James Earl of of Laddregreen, writer there.

Errol, and daughter of Sir William Carr of 25. At Haliburton, parish of Greenlaw, Etal, Bart. Mr Fairbairn, aged 88.

3. At London, in his 96th year, the Rev. 25. At Gordonbank, George Ridpath, Theophilus Lindsay, fornyerly Vicar of Cat. Esq. Lower Thames Street, London. terick, in Yorkshire. This living he resign

26. At Edinburgh, the Rev. Thos, Mur- ed in the year 1773, from conscientious ray, minister of Channelkirk.

scruples respecting some parts of the ser26. Ac Perth; Mrs 'Agnes Yeaman, wie 'vice of the Church of England; and in the dow of the late Rev. George Chapman, year 1774, he opened a dissenting meeting minister of Kinrauns.

in Essex Street, and preached his doctrines 27. At Edinburgh, Miss Isabella Sivright, till his 76th year, when he retired into pridaughter of the lace John Sivright, Esq. of vate life. Sou'h house.

9. At Hamilton, Mr Robect Godwin, 23. At ditto, Miss Christian Riddell, lace manager of the theatres Hamilton, Kilfourth daughter of the late Thomas Riddell, marnock, Irvine, &c. * Esq. of Bessborough.

4. At Glasgow, Mrs Janet Arhuckle, re30. At ditto, Mrs Mary Robertson, wi- fict of the late Mr Andrew Douglas, mer. dow of the late Mr John Hanton, writer chant in Glasgow, aged 80 years, iš Edinburgh.

5. Mr John Lumsdeu, foraverly residing 31. At Heriot's Hill, Canonmills, Robert at Boghead, aged 81, Jamieson, sen, Esq. W. S.

*5: Ac manse of Muithouse, in the 82d 31. At Tonderghie, Wigtonshire, Hugh year of his age and the 45th of his pastoral Stewart of Tonderghie, Isi

cure, Me Alexander imlach, iminister of the

parish of Muirhouse, presbytery of Dun- more, son to the Earl of Argyll. Her many dee, much regretted by his parishioners, as inestimable qualities will long render ber well as his family and friends.

memory dear to her numerous relations, Now. 5. At Aberdeen, Mr William Dunn, friends, and acquaintances. merchant, aged 61.

9. At Lanark, Mr Robert Lawson, sur5. At Edinburgh, John Edward, infant geon. son of Major Boland, Inspecting Field Of. At Ruxley Lodge, Surry, James ficer of the Edinburgh recruiting district. Grant, Esq of Redcastle, in Ross-shire.

6. At Kingussie, Mrs Margaret M.Pher. 10. At London, suddenly, in an advan. son, wife of Colonel Duncan M.Pherson, ced age, the Right Hon. Guy Carleton, in that place.

Lord Dorchester, K. B. a General in the 8. Ai the manse of Lethnot, the Rev. army, Colonel of the 4th or Queen's own John Taylor, minister of the parish, in the Dragoons, Governor of Fort Charlemont 63d year of his age, and 33d of his minis in Ireland, and late Gov.-Gen. and Com try.

mander in Chief in Canada. His Lordship 9. At Glasgow, Capt. Edward Clarke, of is succeeded in his eicle and estate by bis the Stirlingshire regiment of militia. grandson, a boy of about four years of age,

9. At Carlisle, Mr Chisholm, architect, son to Colonel Carleton, who died in the aged 28, much regretted. Mr Chisholm East Indies. was a native of Aberdeen.

10 Ar Leith, Mary, daughter of Mr 9. At London, Mrs Jane Campbell, of James Black, merchant, Leith. Carrick, at an advanced age, after a tedi. 10. Ac Edinburgh, Mrs Jean Rentoul, ous and painful illness, which she bore with spouse of Robert Smith wright. unexampled resignation and resolution. 11. At Bath, aged 44, Sir Henry Paulet By her mother she was niece to John third St John Mildmay, Bart. M. P. for HampDuke of Argyll, and consequently related shire. He has left a Lady and 16 children. to many of the firse families in Scotland. 11. At Edinbwgh, Elisabeth Gibson, isHer remains will be conveyed to Roseneath, fant daughcer of William Murray, Esq. of in the county of Dumbarton, there to be Polmaise. interred in the burial ground of her grand- · 12. Ac ditto, aged 82, Mr James Fraser, father, the Hon. John Campbell of Ma- Secretary to the Bank of Scotland.

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TO CORRESPONDENTS. The valuable and curious communication of Milo will appear in our next.

We shall gladly avail ourselves of Mr Headrick's Biographical communi cation.

J. K.q_G. L. M.,mand J. K., are received.

THE

SCOTS MAGAZINE,

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Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

For DECEMBER 1808 :

With a view of CASTLE-CRAIG.

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CONTENTS;
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Page Register of the Weather for Dec, . 581 New Works published in Edinburgh, 922 High Water at Leith for January, ib. Scottish Literary Intelligence, .. 923 Description of Castle-Craig, ....883 Literary Intelligence, English and Proceedings of the Wernerian Natu. Foreign,

ib. ral History Society, :

ib. Monthly Memoranda' in Natural His

POETRY. tory, ... Account of the Receipt and Expen

884 Address, spoken by Mrs Edwin, at diture of Edinburg/ Charity Work

the opening of the Theatre-Royal

Edinburgh, 3d Doc. 1808, 926 House, with Remarks,

ib.

Elegy on Thomas Dunmore Brown, Letter from the Chevalier Ramsay,

Song,

927 to Mr Robert Keith, afterwards Bi.

A Mother's Thoughts, .

ib. shop Keith, 88$ The Pause of Expectation,

ib. Anecdotes,

Fair Arna's Complaint,

928 Gaelic Etymologies and Antiquities, 889 A Journey through the Highlands and Western Isles, in the Summer of

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. 1804.-By the Ettrick Shepherd, ib. Spain,

929 Query respecting a Coin, ... 892

--Royal Decree,

• 935 Witchcraft, Murder, and Credulity, ib. -Military Operations, Account of Books committed to the Portugal,

940 Flames, suppressed, or ceasured, 895 France .

941 Sketch of the Rise and Progress of

Turkey,

942 the British Navy..

ib. Russia, Sweden,

900 Plagiarism detected,

902
Denmark,

944 Biographical Sketch of the late Revi Holland, .

945 David Ure,

Naval Intelligence,

ib, 903 Curious Account of the hanging and

Close of the Negociation for Peace, 948 recovery of Margaret Dicëson, . . 905 Declaration

of his Britannic Majesty, ib. Account of Dr Bell's System of Edu.

Dinner in Honour of Spain, ... 949 cation,

906

Trial of Alexander Davison, Esq. . 952 Description of Edinburgh: with an Ireland,

ib, Account of the present State of its Medical School, from the Ger

Scottis# CHRONICLE. man, .... 907 Court of Session, .

953 Brave defence of the Castle of Ali

-Meeting of Commissioners, ib, cant in 1709, 910 St Andrew's Day,.

954 Memoirs of the Progress of Manu. High Court of Justiciary,

955 factures, Chemistry, Science, and

Ayr Races,

956 the Fine Arts, 913 Dunfries Races,

ib, Civil Appointments,

957 SCOTTISH REVIEW. Marriages and Births,

ib. 1. Cary's Memoirs,

915 Deaths, II. Finlay's Scottish Historical and Stocks and Markets, Romantic Ballads,

920 Index,

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State of the BAROMETER;in inches and decimals, High Water at LEITH

and of Farenheit's THERMOMETER, in the For JANUARY 1809. open air, taken in the morning before sun-rise,

Morn. Even. and at noon ; and the quantity of rain-water

Days, , H. M. fallen, in inches and decimals, from Nov.

Su. 1 1 53 2 17 26. to Dec. 25. 1808, in the vicinity of

M. 2 2 29 2 48 Edinburgh.

Tu. 3 3 6 3 25

W. 4 3 42 4 9 Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather,

Th. 5 4 21 4 40 Nov. M. N. In. Pts.

Fr. 6 4 59 5 19 26 29.9 44 44

Clear

Sa. 7 5 42 6 4 27 29.75 39 43

Cloudy

Su. 8 6 27 6 54 28 29.9 25 35

Clear

M. 9 7 23 7 55 29.9 81 37 0.1

Rain

Tu. 10 8 30 9 8 29.81 38 40

Clear

W. 11 9 48 10 29 bi 29.52 35 41

Ditto

Th.12 11 9 11 47 2 29.9 40 42 0.06 Rain

Fr. 13

0 19 3 29.95 40 44

Clear

Sa. 14 0 49 1 16 4 30.1 30 40

Ditto

Su. 15 1 41 2 5 5 29.5 49 52 0.8 Rain M. 16 2 27 249 6 29.55 50 47 0.02 Showers

Tu. 17 3 10 3 29 7 29.9 39 44

Clear

W. 18 3 48 4 8 8 30.01

44

Ditto

Th. 19 4 26 4 43 9 | 30.06 40 40 0.03 Showers

Fr. 20 5 0 5 18 30.08 40 41

Clear

Sa. 21 5 35 5 53 36 42

Ditto

Su. 22 6 11 6 32 12 30.25 42 44

Ditto

M. 23 6 54 7 17 13 30.26 40 43

Ditto

Tu. 24 7 44 8 30.3 43 45

Ditto

W. 25 8 55 9 38 30.35 30 35

Ditto

Th. 26 10 18 10 56 16 30. 27 35 0.04 Showers Fr. 27

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Su. 29 0 50 1 13 19 25 28

Ditto

M. 30 i 34 l 51 20 30. 26 27

Ditto

Tu.-31 2 11 230 21 29.7 29 38

Clear

MOON'S PHASES 22 30. 27 35 ().01 Snow

For JANUARY 1809. 23 30. 25 25 0.02 Ditto

Apparent time at Edinburgh. 94 29.75 32 33

Ditto 25 29.72 32

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Full Moon, 1. 9. 44. even.
Last Quar. 9. 7. 45. mori.
New Moon, 16. 1. 6. morn.

First Quart. 23. 1. 22. even.
Quantity of Rain, 1.93

Full Moon S1. 2. 9. eren.

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Jan. 1809. 7. Princess Charlotte of Wales born (1796.)

12. Old New Year's day..
18. Queen's Birth-day kept.

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