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within which the house he died in was si. 20. At Edinburgh, aged 88, Mr Joha tuated.

Hunter, brewer. Yan. 17. At Sidnouth, John Douglas, 22. At Edinburgh, Miss Helen Duff, Esq. of Mains, Lieut.-Col of the Stirling- daughter of R. W. Duff, Esq. of Fetteresso, shire militia,

25. At Edinburgh, Mr William Pear. 18. Ai London, George Monro, Esq. el. son, merchank there. dest son of the lace Doctor George Monro, Lately, at Bath, James Douglas Richardsome cinc his Majesty's physiciun at Mi son, Esq. late of Bombay. norca.

Lately, ac Turriff, Ann Allardice, at the 18. At London, Mr Lyon Levi, a dia, advanced age of 100. mond merchant, about 50 years of age ; be - At London, aged 90, Caleb White. precipitated himself from the top of the ford, Esq. uncle of the late Sir John WhiteMonument, and was literally dashed to pie- ford, Bart. He was well known in the ces. Mr Levi attended to several appoint. forse polite and literary circles, and possesments in the city about eleven o'clock, and eed great talents and information. Me transacted his usual business; and at twelve Whireford was the author of many works obtained admission to view the Monument. of approved merit, though he never put his He walked several times round the out- name to any of his productions. He struck side of the iron-railing before be sprung out a new species of humour, which was off, and in falling, the body turned over known by the naine of Cross Readings, and aj over before it reached the ground. when he first communicated it to the Pub. When nor the botrom, it came in contact lic, he added the apt signature of Pupsrius with one of the griffins which urnament Curror. Upon the whole, he was a man of the lower part of the building. A porter, distinguished talents, a zealous friend to with a load on his back, narrowly escaped his country, a loyal subject, and a very re. the body of the deceased, which fell a few spectable member of society. His friend paces from him in Monument yard It is Goldsmith winds up his character in Re. said that, two days before, Mr Levi visited taliation, with the following appropriate the Monument, and continued at the top lines :for some time. Nothing has transpired Merry Whiteford, farewell! for thy sake from which the friends of the deceased can 1 admit, judge of the cause which led to the fatal That a Scot may have humour I had catastrophe. Mr Levi has loft a wife and almost said wit : eight grown up children.

This debe to thy mem'ry I cannot re18. A: his house, Burrowmuir-head, Mr fuse, James Howden, sen. lace watchmaker 10 “ Thou best natur'd man, with the worst Edinburgh.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

. AND Edinburgh Literary Miscellany

FOR MARCH 1810:

With a View of the Town of DUNFERMLINE.

CONTENTS :

Page

Page

Register of the Weather for March, 162 III. Town Fashions; or Modern High Water at Leith for April,... ib., Manners delineated, a Satyrical Description of Dunfermline, .... 163 Dialogue; with James and Mary, A Tour from Arbroath to Montrose, a Rural Tale, .......... 201 principally with a view to its remore Antiquities, ........ 164

New Works published in Edinburgh, 205 Monthly Memoranda in Natural His

Scottish Literary Intelligence, ... ib. tory,................ 165

os Literary Intelligence, English and Li

Intellicence Englieh and Prosccedings of the Wernerian Na. tural History Society,......166

Foreign, ............. iba lemoirs of the Progress of Manu.

Poetry. factures, Chemistry, Sciroce, and the Fine Arts, ..........168

63

song

Song _“I have felt all the Pleasures Memoirs of the late Generai Meloille, 160 of Hope," &c. .......... 207 Report to the King's Majesty, by

Song.--"The Grave of Burns," .. ib. the Commissioners for inquiring

'The Seasons,............ ib. ir to the Administration of Justice

Song.-Air, Logan Water, .... 208 in Scotland, ...........173

The Dying Miser to his Gold, .. ib. Description of the Present State of The Tear, ............. ib.

Gibraltar, and it its Fortifications, 177 Memoirs of Dr James Anderson, late

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT. Piysician General, Madras,... 179 House of Lords, .......... 109 Menwanda of an Earthquake at the House of Commons, ........ 210

Cape of Good Hope, Dec. 4. 1809, 131 The Force of Genius, or the Adven

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. tures of a Player, ........ 184 India. ................217 The Observer. No. II,...... 187 America, .............. 219

France, -Legislative Body, Dec. 12. 224 Scarce Books and Tracts.

-Imperial Treaty of Marriage, . , 226 Free Thoughts on the Toleration of Italy.--Roman States, ....... 227

Popery,...............191 Holland, ............... 228 -Curious Narrative of the Assassi Spain, ............... 230 sation of Henry III, by Clement, 194

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE.

High Court of Justiciary, : ...
SCOTTISH 'REVIEW.

Civil Appointments, : ....... 230 I.dlsrebead'i Discourses on the Prin. Marriages, ............

tiples of Religious Belief, ... 198 Births, ............. II. The Monk and the Vine dresser;. Deaths, .............. a Morai Tale. By a Lady, , . 200 Szocks and Markets . .,,.... 240

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

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

| Morn. Even. and at noon; and the quantity of rain-water Days. | H. M. H. M. fallen, in inches and decimals, from February Su. 10 il

0 38 26. to March 25. 1810, in the vicinity of || M. 2 Edinburgh.

Tu. 3
W. 4

2 43 Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. Th. 5

3 18 Feb. M. N. In, Pts.

3 54 26 29.7 | 31 | 35 Clear

4 26 29.61 | 32 | 43

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5 2 29.9 40

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6 23 29.74 Cloudy W. 11

7 17 29.56 0.05 Rain

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8 30 29.59 0.02 Showers Fr. 13

9 49 29.32

Clear
Sa. 14

10 55
29.25
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Su. 15

11 49 29.24

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M. 16

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0 58 29.19 1.01 Rain

W. 18 29.25

2 20 29.9

Fr. 20

30 29.81

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3 42 30.1

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Su. 22
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66 16 29.84

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8 20 29.86

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10 47 Ditto Th. 29 11 17 11 45 29.65

Ditto Fr. 30 10 12 29 71

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Apparent time at Edinburge.

D. B. M.
New Moon, 4. 1. 27. moro.
First Quart. 11. 10. 20. even.

Full Moon, 19. 2. 54. aftere.
Quantity of Rain 2.47

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| Mor and at noon; and the quantity of rain-water Days. fallen, in inches and decimals, from February Su. 10 26. to - March 25. 1810, in the vicinity of || M. 2 Edinburgh.

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Fr. 6
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Cloudy 29.9

Clear

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Cloudy W.11 29.56

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Th. 12 29.59

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Fr. 13 29.32

Clear

Sa. 14 29.25

Snow

Su. 15 29.24

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M. 16 29.23

Cloudy Tu. 17 29.19

Rain

W. 18 29.25

Snow

Th. 19 29.9

Clear

Fr. 20 29.81

Snow Sa. 21 30.1

Clear

Su. 22 30.06

Ditto

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