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THE

SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR FEBRUARY 1813,

With a View of CULzEAN CASTLE.

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CONTENTS:
Page

Page Register of the Weather for February... 82 New Work published in Edinburgh.... 131 High Water at Leith for March......... ib. Literary Intelligence........

il. Description of Culzean Castle .... Derzations suggested by the late Fire

POETRY in the High Street of Edinburgh..... ib. Statistical View of the County of Ren

The IVager. By Mr Crabb.............. 132 fr.......

84

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS.
Nemoirs of the Progress of Manufac.

tures, Chemistry, Science, and the AMERICAN WAR.--Declaration of the
One Arts.....
86 British Government .......

137
Jonthly Memoranda in Nat. History, 88 Correspondence relative to Peace....... 138
General Description and History of the
Empire of Tunkin .........

89

NORTHERN WAR_Extracts of DisAccount of Quarries of Marble in the

patches from Lord Cathcart........... 141

93 Xorth of Scotlund...........

-French accounts......

-Defection of the Prussian Arinyog... 147 Account of Bengal, by Ibrahim, the Son of Candu, the Merchant: translated FrancE....

ib. from the Malay by the late Dr Leyden 96

SPAIN.......

148 Account of a residence at Madras...... 99 View of Customs, Manners, Habits,

DOMESTIC INTELLIGENCE-Letter of &c. in Dublin,.....

101 the Princess of Wales to the Prince Letters written by the late Right Hon. Negent.....

ib. 1 llliam Windham..........

106

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. Report of the Committee of the Society

for the suppression of begging, con- High COURT OF JUSTICIARY-Meek, taining the Plan of the Institution... 111 Procurator Fiscal of Lanarkshire, v. - Address to the Inhabitants of the City

Watson and Ramsay Manufacturers, and Suburbs of Edinburgh, on the Glasgow...

...... 151 suppression of begging................. 118 General View of the Principles of Pan- COURT OF EXCITEQUER-Guardiantomime, from the French............. 120 ship of Infants...........

152 View of the Church Establishment in Captain Manby's Experiments .......... ib. Ireland.........

Melancholy Accident.....

153 SCOTTISH REVIEW. Appointments......

154 The Queen's Wake ; a legendary Poem. Births---Marriagea.

157 By James Hoge 126 Deaths........

158 Stocks and Markets....

160

STATE

........... 122

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STATE OF THE BAROMETER, &c. High Water at Leith for

March 1813.
From Jan. 26th to Feb. 25th 1813,

Days. Morn. Even. in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

H. M. H. M.
M. 1 1 19 1
Tu. 2 2 1 2 22

W. 3 2 42 3 1813. Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. Th.

4 3 23 3 Jan. M. N. 1. P.

Fr. 5

4 *4 25 26 30.54 | 30 | 38

Clear Sa. 6 45 5 5 27 30.53 27 38

Su. 7

5 26 5 50 28 30.52 32 40

M. 8 6 1516 40 29 30.53 36 42

Tu 9 7 10:7 41 30 30.51 | 30 38

W. 10 8 20 9 3 31 40 | 45

Th. 11 9 48/10 33 Feb. 130.32 - 36 42 0.06 Rain

Fr. "1211 11|11 48 2 30.42 34 | 43

Clear
Sa. 13

0 17 3 30.42 35 | 45

Su. 14 0 42 1 4 30.41 39 40

M. 15 1 25 1 44 530.

38 45 0,04 Showers || Tu. 16. 2. 2 17 6 29.7 3942

Clear

17

12.34 2 -51 29.65 | 3941 0.05 Rain

Th. 18 3 3 3 8 29.32 | 49 | 50 0.21*

Fr. 19 3. 35 3. 49, 9 29.3 38 41

0.15.15

Sa. 20 4 5 4.20 10 | 29.74 34 45 0.33 Snow

Su. 21 4 33 4 48 1130. 38 48

Clear

M. 22 5 6 5 24 12 29.645. 50

Tu.23 $

543 6. 5 1329.21 3949

W:- 24 -6-27 6 54 14 29.1 3946 0.05 Rain

Th: 25 7 26 8 3 40

Clear

Fr. 26 8 50 9 44 16 29.31 | 38 47 0.02 Showers Sa. 27 10 : 17 10 54 17 29.31 | 41 | 45 0.07 Rain:

Su. 28 11 31 | 11

57 18 28.91 | 40| 46 0.11

M. 29

0 26 -19 29.8 40 44 -0.03 0.03 Showers Th. 30

050 1 16 20 29:52 | 38 | 49

Clear

W. 31 1 35 1 56 21 | 29.33 45 48" 22

Rain

MOON's PHASES 23 29.7 38" 42 0.05

For MARCH 1813,

Apparent time at Edinburgh. 24 30.11 37 47.

Clear

D. H. M.
25-129.9 36 | 47 0.06

New Moon 2. 9 29 even.
First Quart. 9. 1 41 after..

Full Moon 17. 44 midnt. Quantity of Rain,............1.36

Last Quart. 25. 4 39 morn.

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March 11. Court of Session rises.

17. St Patrick's day.
23. Day and night equal.

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the year 1770. Its situation is very present at that awful scene. '. At'

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Scots Magazine, EDINBURGH LITERARY MISCELLANY,

For FEBRUARY 1813. . Description of CULZEAN CASTLE. height, and had an opportunity of ob

serving the various methods which were CULZEAN CASTLE, the seat of the employed for arresting its progress.-

Earl of Cassilis, is a very fine edi-s Every-exertion was shewn by the fice,built, in the castellated form, about great mass of individuals who were

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commanding, upon the brink of a the same time," my duty to the public rack, which rises perpendicularly to compels me to state, through the methe height of 120 feet from the level dium of your Miscellany, that there of the sea. It enjoys an' uncommon-: was blame' somewhere, and that the ly fine,view over the firth of Clyde, success of these exertions did not corand the surrounding coasts and islands.: respond with the means which were The interior is finished in a style' su-: at command. : In all the operations perior to any house then in Ayrshire, carried on, there appeared a want of and is every way calculated to repre- arrangement and judgement. The sent the dignity of the noble house to alarm was given with promptitude, which it belongs.

and fire engines, to the number of: fourteen, were speedily assembled. But, in the first place, there was a

want of water; and when this was to Observations suggested by the Late a certain degree removed,“ much of it

FIRE, in the HIGH STREET of EDIN was lost, and great obstruction occaBURCH.

sioned, by the manner in which it (TO THE EDITOR.)

was conveyed to the engines. Instead

of the people employed being formed SIR,

into two lines, one of which carried THE alarming and dreadful fire,' the water, and the other brought back

which broke out in this city on the emply buckets, a promiscuous the evening of the 14th instant, is an crowd, of all ages, ran back and för-' Event which cannot but give rise to the ward, confusedly obstructing and enmost serious reflections. I was present cumbering each other : the supply was while the conflagration was at its tbus very irregular. Again, it was

apparent

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