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17. At Cumbracs, Miss Mary Cook, in 26. At Aberdeen, Mrs Ragart, relict of the 21st year of her age.

Patrick Hagart, Esq. factor to the Right At Hassendeanburn, Robert Dickson, Honourable Lord Dundas. Esq. of Huntiaw, in the71st year of hisage. - At Milton, of Rannoch, Mrs Stewart,

- At Westruther, Mr James Shiels, se- wife of Alexander Stewart, Esq. deeply recond son of the Reverand William Shiels. gretted

At Castlegate, Berwick, Anne Wed. 28. Dr Randolph, Lord Bishop of Londerburn, who has received parochial relief don, in the 66th year of his age. The from that parish for several years. On ex- Right Rev. Prelate was at his son's seat in amining the clothes of the deceased, there Hertfordshire. At a quarter before fire was found sewed in a petticoat several gui. o'clock, the Bishop and his friend agreed to neas in gold, sixteen pounds seven shillings take a ride. When he had mounted his in silver, mostly half-crowns of the coinage poney, it appeared he was without his hat. of William III. and three cheques amount- The servant said, “ My Lord, you have not ing to £.70 in the 3 per cents.

your hat," and immediately went for it. 18. At Leith, Charles Kerr, Esq. wine- The Bishop put it on, and took off his can merchani.

sack, at the same moment he exclaimed, 19. At Whithorn, universally regretted,

“ I want I want I want” apparently John Jorie, Esq. of Wards.

under some inward convulsion. The ser. 20. At Northfield Place, Mrs Scott, re- vant could not make out the want of his lict of Mr Andrew Scott, Northfield.

master, but supposing he wanted his stick, At Perth, Miss Eliza Ballingall, aged went for it, and gave it to hin?; be took 22, daughter of the late Mr Balliugall, the stick, and let the reins of the poney merchant.

drop. He rode quickly to the church-yard, At Saltcoats, Robina Mitchell, a short distance from his son's residence, daughter of Alexander Mitchell, Esq. Bu- and articulated something that was not dischanan Street, Glasgow.

tinctly heard, at the same instant he drop22. At Edinburgh, Martin Eccles Linde. ped from his horse-Pour persons took say, Esq. younger of Kilconquhar, and De- him homa ' He appeared recovering, but puty-Commissary-General of the forces of although bled copiously by the professional North Britain.

gentlemian who was called in, he died very 23. At Doddington Hall, Cheshire, in his shortly. The whole of the melancholy 69th year, the Reverend Sir Thomas event did not occupy more than one hour Broughton, Bart.--He is succeeded in his and a half. Dr Ash, the Bishop's physititle and estates by his eldest son, Lieuten- cian, was sent for on the first appearance ant-General, now Sir John Delves Broughton. of illness, but on his arrival the Bishop was

24. At Fordon House, Mr 'Thomas Chris- no more.--Dr Randolph succeeded Di Pa. tie, aged 78.

teus, Bishop of London, in 1809.

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Prices of Oat, Pease, and Barley Mcal, in
Edinburgh Market, per peck.

Prices of Grain at Haddington.
Pease and
Oatmeal.
1813.
Barley Meal. 1813. Wheat. Barley.

Oats. | Pease. Bolls. | Price. Bolls. Price.

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400 26 00 82 19 20 July 30. 44 58 31 44 25 36 27 42 10. 360 25 24 63 19 20 Aug. 6. 42 57 31 46 23 34 27 41 17. 400 23 22 76 19 20

13. 37 55 30 45 21 32 24 35 24. 290 23 21 56 19 20

20. 33 52 | 33 46 20 31 24 34

Aug. 3.

THE

SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR SEPTEMBER 1813.

With a View of CASTLECARY.

CONTENTS:

Page

Page Register of the Weather for September, 642

POETRY. High Water at Leith for October........ ib.

Stanzas, written by Moonlight in a Description of Castlecary

643

Bower on the Banks of the Annan.... 695 On a recent mode of celebrating British

Lines, written on reading a Volume of Victories.........

ib.

beautiful rural Ballads and Songs, Defence of the Situation of the New

just published............

696 Police Office ........

614 Biographical Sketch of Thomson the

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT. Poet of Kenleith,.... 645 House of Lords..............

697 Monthly Memoranda in Nat. History, 648 -Prorogation of Parliament with a State of Scotland during the Seven.

Speech from the Throne............. ib. teenth Century, (concluded,) ......... 649 House of Commons.....

699 Account of the Trial and Execution of

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS.
Philip Nicholson for the Murder of -Dreadful Hurricane in the West In-
Mr and Mrs Bonar
657 dies........

701 Account of the nett Produce, with The Northern War............

703 charges of Collection, for the differ. -Rupture of the Armistice-Accesent Branches of Revenue in Scotland,

sion of Austria to the Allies--and for the year ending 5th January 1812. 656 Great Battle at Dresden........... ib. Anecdotes of the Spanish Court and -Defeat of General Vandamme......... 705

Ministry under the Bourbons......... 669 -Defeat of Marshal Oudinot by the Report on the present State of the Set

Crown Prince of Sweden............... 706 tlement of New South Wales......... 677 Defeat and Death of General Girard. 707 Proceedings of the Royal Lancasterian -Death of General Moreau........ ib. Institution for 1912......

680 Austrian Manifesto against France... ib. State of the Receipts and Disbursements Spain-Storming of St Scbustian and of the Police Establishment, Edin

Repuise of a French Army which burgh, from Whitsunday 1812 till attempted its relief...

708 Whitsunday 1813.......

682 The Plague at Malta ..................... 712 SCOTTISH REVIEW. Naval Intelligence.............

ib. The Natural Defence of an Insular -Capture of the Argus American Empire, earnestly recommended ; Sloop of War.........

ib. with a Sketch of a Plan, to attach

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. real Seamen to the Service of their High Court of Justiciary,..............

713 Country. By Phillip Patton, Ad. -Aiding the Escape of French Pri. iniral of the white Squadron of His

ib. Majesty's Fleet.......

685 Receipt and Expenditure of the Edin

burgh Charity Work-house from 1st New Works published in Edinburgh... 690 July 1812 to July 1813............... 715 Literary Intelligence......

ib.
Appointments.......

ib. Memoirs of the Progress of Manufac Births

716 tures, Chemistry, Science, and the Marriages... fine Arts........ 692 Deaths.......

718 Cominercial Intelligence........

693 Stocks and Markets,...............vercoso 720

soners.......

...... 717

STATE OF THE BAROMETER, &c.

From Aug. 26th to Sept. 25th 1813,

in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

71

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Sept. 130.

1813. Barom Thermom. Rain. Weather Aug.

M. N. J. P.
26 30,45 | 50

Clear
27 30.4 54 75
28 30.45 47 69
29 | 30.45 50
30 30.45 48 66
31 | 30.12 50 68

Cloudy
52 67
2 30. 54 69
3 29.8 56 66 0.04 Showers
4 29.61 | 57 65 0.35 Rain
5 29.7 56 65 0.03 Showers
6 29.65 | 54 62 0.04
729.21 49 60 0.04
8 29.65 | 46 59

Clear 9 30 40

64 10 30.22 49 60 0.01 Showers 1190.15 50 62

Clear 12 30. 45 60 0.6 Rain 13 30.

40 691 0.05 14 30. 42 63

Clear
15 30. i 46 60 0.2 Rain
16 30.15 52 64

Clear
17 30.4 50 70
18 30.3563 65

Cloudy 19 30.2 64 64

Clear 2030.2 54 65 21 30.25 | 40 62 22 | 30.35 | 46 70 23 30.41 47 66 24 30.5 45 59 25 | 30.45| 41 64

High Water at Leith for,

October 1813. Days.

Morn. Even.

H. M. H. M. Fr.

1 5 48 6 10 Sa.

2 6 36 7 8 Su. 3 7 48 8 33 M. 4 9 1810 2 Tu. 5/10 39 11 12

611 40 Th. 7 0 7 0 30 Fr.. 8 0 52 1 13 Sa. 9 1 35 155 Su. 10 2 16 2 37 M. 11 2 57 3 18 Tu. 12 3 39 4 1 W. 13 4 21 4 41 Th. 14 5 9 5 S1 Fr. 15 5 59 6 28 Sa. 16 7 1

7 98 Su. 17 8 17 8 59 M. 18 9

45 10 23 Tu. 1910 58 11 28 W. 2011 54 Th, 21 0 17 0 39 Fr. 22 0 57 1 14 Sa. 23 1 31 1 48 Su. 24 2 4 2 20 M. 25 2 37 2 51 Tu. 26 3 6

3 21 W. 27 3 36

3 59 Th. 28 4 7

4 25 Fr. 29 42

5 1 Sa. 30 5 22

5 45 Su. 31 6 10 6 42

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MOON'S PHASES

For OCTOBER 1813, Apparent time at Edinburgh,

D. H. M. First Quart. 2. 4 22 after. Full Moon 10. 05 morn. Last Quart. 16. 3 7 after. New Moon 24. 5 27 more

Quantity of Rain,.............1.36

October 11, River Tweed closes.

25. King George III. accession, (1760.) 26.

proclaimed.

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