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Dec. 5. At London, aged 72, Wm. Hawes, seducing Lady Cloncurry. The circum. M.D. senior Physician to the London and stances attending this wretched man's death Surry Dispensaries, and the establisher, in are horrible. He had debauched the daugh1774 (in conjunction with Dr Cogan,) of ter of a respectable clergyman, who, oo that meritorious and now flourishing insti. discovering his disgrace, immediately sho! tucion, the Royal Humane Society. himself! Upon hearing of which, Sir John

5. Ac Coldstream, Mr John Fair, brewer. also put an end to his life, by shooting him

5. At Edinburgh, Samuel Ward, Esq. self through the head! The unhappy felate of the city of Dublin.

male is in a state of hopeless distraction! 5. At ditto, the Rev. James Forrester, Lately, at Alves, in Morayshire, Joseph minister of Kilrenny, in the 63d year of his Anderson, a tenant on the Earl of Moray's age, and 40th of his ministry.

estare. In reaping some corn, he had one 5. At Lochbank, aged 80, Mrs Elizabeth of his fingers slightly wounded by a prickk, Milligan, relict of Mr James Haining, late which caused almost immediate swelling in in Moss-side of Craigs.

his hand and arm, accompanied with es. 5. At Perth, Jane Jarvis Macquarie, in- treme pain. A surgeon was called in ou fant daughter of Lieut.-Col. Macquarie of the same day, but a mortification ensued, the 73d regiment.

and the unfortunate man expired on the 7. At Perth, aged 70, Mr Thomas Fis- seventh day. He was a man of a very amikin, merchant.

able character, and respectable in his sta8. At Kirkcaldy, Mr James Meldrum, tion. He has left a son, who, it may not of Wester Pitewcher.

be unworthy to remark, is the orily reMr David Alison, rector of the grammar maining representative of a line of ances school of Glasgow.

tors who have resided, as the Earl of MoAt Moorfarm, Mrs Barclay, wife of John ray's tenants, on the farm of Easter Cleves, Barclay, Esq. Sheriff-substitute of Ross. since the middle of the chirteenth century ;

Lately, in the Isle of Man, Sir John it being but a few years ago that his father Piers, Bart. who has been an exile from gave up to the Earl's factor discharges of Ireland since the verdict against him for rents paid to Earl Randolph.

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Index for 1808.



of, 915

of, 723

A BERDEENSHIRE, im. Burghead, new harbour Court of Session, its sin.
provements in, 525 completed, 525

gular procedure in the
Africa, hints for civilizing, Calanthrop and Lucilla, a case of the parish of Dal.

poem, elucidation of, 89 ry, 164
Alicant, brave defence of Caledonia, by G. Chal- Crawford, Earl, his severe
by the English in 1709, mers, review of, 273, 756 conduct towards the Pro-

Calonne, M. de, character fessors in 1690, 15
Alison, Mr, bis character

of, 112

Crawford, Tho. his histo.
of Sir William Forbes, Carleton, Capt. his me- ry of the University of
moirs, 434

Edinburgh, 835
Anecdotes, 888

Carlisle castle, account of, Crichton castle, descrip.
Antiquities, Gaelic, 16


tion of, 563
in North A.

city, account of, Despotism, certain forms
merica, 263
324, 406, 490

of it in a savage state,
Argyle, Earl of, account Cary's memoirs, review 508
of his expedition into

Dickson, Margaret, cu-
Scotland, 426

Castle craig, description rious account of her exe-
Arran, tour to, 19,95

of, 883

cution and recovery, 905
Ayr, explanation of the Cawdor castle, description Dictionary of the Scottish
terms in its charter, 333

language, review of, 601
Barbary, travels in, 30 Celestial phenomena in Dreghorn castle, descrip.
Battery, impregnable one, 1808, 38, 85, 166

tion of, 243
description of, 405 Charity workhouse of E- Drury, Robt. his account
Bell, Dr, account of his dinburgh, receipt and of Madagascar, 121
system of education, 906 expenditure thereof, 885 Dryden's works, review
Blackfriar's chapel, St An. Chemistry, on the progress
drew's, description of, of knowledge in, 38, 86, Dunipace, remarks on,
166, 248, 362, 445, 522,

245, 420, 649
Black Sea, history of the 567, 671, 750, 833, 913 Edinburgh, description of,
trade of, 660

Coal trade of Scotland, by a Germao, 907
Blair castle, accounts of its general view of, 674

University, de-
siege in 1746, 330, 410

Cod fishery, description scription of, by the same,
Books, new, 44, 122, 203,

2 S3, 334, 359, 443, 519,

Coffee, hints on the use Education, Dr Bell's sys-
603, 682, 764, 823, 840,

tem of, 906

Coin, a curious copper Egypt, arts and manners
burnt or suppres.
one described, 892

of, 266
sed, 257, 416, 492, 572,

Combinations, strictures Elephant, mode of catch-
650, 729, 895
on, 732

ing and taming, 99
Brasil, description of the the Confederacy against Erymologies, Gaelic, 16,
map of, 3

· Great Britain, a sermon, 105
account of its dis- by Dr Hill, 202

Fashion, remarks on, 580
covery, conquest, and Congelation, curious fact Fine arts, on the progress
present state, 4
regarding, is

of, 38, 86, 166, 248, 362,
Brienne, M. de, character Cook, Mr, his illustrations 445, 522, 567, 671, 750,
of, 113

of the general evidence 833, 913
British Isles, on the early of Christ's resurrection, Finlay's Scottish ballads,
history of, 342

review of, 920
Buchanan, Geo. memoirs the Cottagers of Glenbur. Finlayson, Di James, me-
of, by D. Irving, 41 nie, review of, 678 moirs of, 83
Dec. iSoS.


of, 355

of, 744

of, 723


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tions on, 170


Fleming, John, his tour Island, a new one disco- Moonlight scenery, its ef-
to Arran, 19, 95
vered, 114, 173

fects in poetical compo-
Fo bes, Sir Wm.character Italian nations, on their sition, 501
of, 825

different characters, 167 National improvements in
Forbes, Gen. John, me- James VI. curious procla. Scotland, 598
morial to the Lyon Clerk mation of, 731

Natural History, monthly
respec:ing his coat of Jamieson, Dr, review of memoranda in, 37, 87,
arms, 808

his Dictionary of the 168, 247, 363, 403, 487,
Forresteries, curious re- Scottish language, 601 566, 647, 725, 505, 584

port concerning, 490 Keith, Bishop, letter from Navy, Bratish, bistory of
Fowlsheugh, account of, Chev. Ramsay to, 888

the rise and progress of,

Leslie, Geu, curious let. 741, 813, 900
Fraserburgh, new baths ter of, 649

plan for the
completed, 525

Lisbon, sketch of, 643 increase of, 593
French flattery, specimen Literary fame, observa. Newfoundland, descrip-
of, 88

tion of, 744
French statesmen, cha- Literary intelligence, 44, Nisbet, Dr Charles, query
racter of eminent ones, 45, 122, 203, 205, 284, respectig, 807

360, 443, 519, 603, 683, Orders in Council, brief
Frozen' sea, account of a 764, 841, 923

view of, 188
journey to, 23

Louis XIII. and XIV. of Park, Mungo, particulars
Funding system, reflec- France, characters of,653 respecting, 507
tions on it, 91

Lunatic asylum, plan for Pearl fishery in Ceylon,
Gaelic etymologies and establishing one at Edin-

account of, 178
antiquities, 16,105, 418,

burgh, 9, 163

Peat-moss, essays on its
564, 859

Madagascar, account of natural history and ori-
language, synopsis by R. Drury, 121

giu, 39
of, 414, 587

Mammoth, discovery of Peterborough, Earl, his
Gas from coal, its use, 819 the remains of one, 23

singular exploitsin Spain,
Geological society, ac- Manufactures, on the pro. 748
count of, 337

gress of, 38, 86, 166, 248 Pines, isle of, curious nar-
Glasgow, improvement in 362, 445, 522, 567, 671,

rative of its settlement,
the supply of water there, 750, 833, 913


Manuscripts in the Scots Plagiarism detected, 902
Government, on the prin- College of Paris, account Plutarch, remarks on his
ciples of, by Mr Adams,
of, 505

character, 499
Marchmont house, de- Poetic character, observa-
Grammar, query respecte scription of, 83

tions on, 170
ing cases in, 548

Marmion, a poem, review Poetical coincidence, 648
the Grave, a poem, new

Political events, iheir in-
edition of, 839

Marmontel, M. his cha. fluence on literature, 352
Hall, Sir Joho, his severe racters of eminent French Popularion of Scotland,
treatment of the Profes. Statesmen, 110

tables, 249, 929, 409, 489
sors in 1690, 15

Mauldslie castle, descrip- Preachers, Scots, remarks
Henry IV. of France,cha-
tion of, 643

on, 172
racter of, 653

Maurepas, M. character Presbyterian inquisition
Highland Society, appa. of, 110

in 1690, a curious

sent contradictions in one Maynoothcollege,account Jet, 13
of their essays, 117

of, 496

Professions, humorous ob-
Highlands of Scotland, Mineralogical queries, 243 servations on their new

tour thro', 182, 250, 345, Missionaries in Bengal, nomenclature, 261
423, 569, 672, 735, 809, their memoir respecting Professors in Edinburgh

the translation of the University, inquisition
Indio, the renovation of, a scriptures, S11

into their conduct in
poem, 438

Mohun, Lord, query res- 1690, 13
Indian recreations, review pecting, 94

several of them
Monro, Principal, charges deprived, 16
* Irving, David, memoirs of against him, 13. Depri- Queenhoo-hall,aromance,
George Buchanan, wy, 41 ved of his office, 15 review of, 752.



of, 195

of, 517

of, 191


Ramsay, Chev, his letter Scottish ballads, by J.Fin. Thought, on the freedom
to Bishop Keith, 888

lay, review of, 920
Reason and speech consi- Seggieden, description of, Trades, humorous obser-
dered, 668

vations on their new no.
on Religious praises, by Shell-fish, curious species menclature, 261
M. Thomas, 340
of, 169

Turgot, M. character of
Renegado, singular vil- Singing bird, queries con. of, 111
lany of a Spanish one, cerning one, 29

University of Edinburgh,

Slave trade, history of its history of, 835
Renny, the Rev. Mr, his abolition, 664, 828 : Ure, the Rev. Dav. sketch
essays on peat moss, 39
Slave trade in Germany,

of his life, 903
Rio de Janeiro, descrip- history of, 585

Virtue on the foundation
tion of the plan of 3 Slaves, cruel treatment of,

of, 815
Robertson of Fascaly, his in Barbary, 30

Washington, Gen. letters
application for the erec- Spain, history of its mili- from, 495
tion of a forestery, 490 tary geography, 483 Waste land in Scotland,
Roslin, description of,657 Spanish Itinerary, 645 quantity of, 592
Russian navy, history of, Strachan, professor, de. Weiss, Major, query con-

prived of his office, 15 cerning, 167
Santorini, account of the Tacitus, remarks on his Wernerian Natural Histo-
new island of, 114, 175 character, 499

ry Society, established at
Savile's dissertations, re- Tennant's Indian recrea- Edinburgh, 203, 325,803
view of, 514
tions, review of 517

proceedings of,
Science, on the progress Thomas, M. character of

203, 243, 403, 486, 565,
of, 38, 86, 166, 248, 362, his writings, 254

445, 522, 567,671, 750, mene on the love of Witchcraft, murder, and
833, 913
Glory, 255

credulity, 892
Scots Preachers, remarks

M. character of Women, on their employ-
*on, 172

French Kings, 653

ments during the middle
Scots College of Paris, ac- Thomson, plan of a mo- ages, 738
count of the manuscripts nument to his memory, Woodlark, queries con-
in, 505

cerning it, 39



fable, 527

men, 288

1 28

ADDRESS, spoken at the the Ear-ach, address to, 126 Inscriptions in a rural grot
Academy of Inverness, Edinburgh, views of, from at the Burn, 447

Marmion, 128

Jupiter and the Frogs, a
spoken by Mrs Elegy on T. D. Brown,
Edwin at the opening of 926

the Kirn, 768
the Theatre royal, Edin- Epigram on two medical Latin verses, 127
burgh, 3d Decem. 1808,

Love concealed, 207

an Evening hymn, 365 Marmion,, extracts from,
Anna's portrait of her lo- the Exile, a song, 448
ver, 208

of Benmore,607 a Mother's thoughts on the
complaint, 928 Glendonnen's raid, 125 birth-day of a deceast
the Battle of Cannæ, from Grace for a Hallowe'en

son, 927
Silius Italicus, 286

Nelson, Lord, inscription
of Argoed Llwy- the Guardian angel, 766 for his monument, 847

Haliburton, Patrick, ver- New year, ode for the,
tbe Bee, 847

ses on his death, 365 47
Burns, poems by, 48. Hamilton, Gen, verses on Ode for the New year, 47

- a tribute to bis ge- reading an account of his Parting, 47
nius, 606
death, 446

the Pastime of Venus, 128
Catullus, translation from, Home, Mr, verses on his the Pause of expectation,
death, 686

by Dr Beddoes, 927
Craigmillar castle, verses Inscriptions in a garden the Poet, a burlesque ele-
to, 848
near Edinburgh, 207

gy, 687


supper, 608

fain, 447

Poet, verses to a bad one, Song, death song of Mac-

keazie, 685
ia Prise de l'ile de Guern-

she rose and let me
sey, 367

in, 685
the Rose tree, a fable, 448

for the Perthshire
Song, by Burns, 48

florist society, 846
the flowers of Dun. Sonnet, 528
blane, 208

- on the death of a
- the worn Soldier, 208

young lady, 686
Mary Gray, 288 the Unfortunate wanderer,
the Exile, 448

the flowers of Cale Verses on leaving the
donia, 608

banks of the Ken, 207

Verses to a lady, 318

--- on Lord Nelson's
monument, 607

-- on the death of Mr
Home, 686

to an honest sutor,
but very bad poet, 766 •

--- written beneath the
brow of Arthur's seat, 845

by an officer to a
young lady, 847

to Craig millar castle,


AMERICA, motion for pa- for preserving the Da- Macdowall, Mr, dalye.
pers relating to the dif- nish fleet, 291,

294. Lung lected for Renfrewshire,
ferences with, 374
debate on a motion for

Appeals, Scots, list of, 776 censuring it, and another Militia, local, debate on
Arbroath, the Guildry of, motion for its approval the bill, 769
petition the House of carried, 690

Mutiny bill, debate on
Lords for trial by jury in Court of Session, bill for the clause for the term
civil cases, 610

regulating its procedure of inlistmeut, 609. The
Army estimates, debate brought in, 609. Debate optional clause for life,
upon, 612

on it, and read a second or for a term of years,
Bank of England advan. time, 610

agreed to, 690
ces 3,000,000 l. 1o Go. Dardanelles, expedition Orders in Council relative
vernment, 370

to, motion for papers res. to neutral traders, debate
Bark, Jesuits, debate on pecting it, 373. The pa- of the Lords upon them,
prohibiting its exporta- pers presented, 690

290, 293, 294. In the
tion, 452, 610. The Distilleries, motion for

Commons, 369. Motion
bill passed, 690

the suspension of distil. for an indemnity to per-
Bosquet, A. his applica- lation of corn, 769, 772 son's acting under them,
tion to Parliament for a Droits of Admiralty, mo- 375.

Objected to on
reward for his invention tion respecting them, various grounds, 450.-
to prevent ships sinking

Further debates on, 452,
at sea, 452

Finance Committee, mo- 609. Lord Lauderdale's
Brazil, bill for regulating tion for excluding Mr resolutions against them
the trade to, 292

Wharton from it reject. rejected, 610. The bill
Budget opened, 692 ed, 691

passed, ib. Petition from
Cathcart, Lord, receives Game doties transferred Liverpool against them
the thanks of the House

to the Stamp office, 691 rejected, 616
of Lords, 209. Of the Galloway, Lord, moves Parliament meets, 129.-
Commons, 213. Takes an address to the King Lord Chancellor's speech
his seat in the House of on his speech, 129

to both Houses, ib. Ad.
Gambier, Lord, receives dress of the Lords moved
Catholics of Ireland, de. the thanks of the Peers by Lord Galloway, and
bate on their petition in and Commons, 209, 213 voted without a civisioa,
the Commons, 693. In Greenwich hospital, mo. 134 Address of the
the House of Lords, 774.

tion respecting the offi- Commons moved by Ld.
Their petition rejected, cers belonging to it, 689 Hamilton, and likewise

Hamilton, Lord, meves carried, 138. Ld. Chad.
Copenhagen, expedition an address to the King cellor's speech on closing
to, debate of the Lords

on his speech, 134 the session, 775. Parlia-
respecting it, 210. Of Lake, Lord, a pension of ment prorogued, 776
the Commons, 215, Mo 2000). settled on his fa- Peace, petition for, from
tion of Lord Sidmouth mily, 452, 612

the inhabitants of Bolton,


Lords, 209

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