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Mrs Parish, the lady of John Parish, Esq. bell, A. M. minister of the Ascociate Burmerchant, of Hamburgh.

gher Congregation there, in the 28th year yas. I. At London, Sir Henry Strachey, of his age, and 4th of his ministry. Bart. Mester of she King's Household. 7. Ai Edinburgh, Mrs Mary Borthwick,

1. di Langside, near Dalkeith, John spouse of Mr John John-tun, writer. Alves, Esq. late Chamberlain to his Grace 7. At Kubuschan, Mrs Eleanora Ratthe Duke of Buccleuch,

cliffe, spouse of Mr John How, surgeon 1. At Edinburgh, Mrs Margaret Wat. there. son, relict of Colonel Alexander Ross of 7. Mrs Margaret Macqueen, wife of the Balsarroch.

Rev. Robert Muore, minister of Oldham2. At London, Mr John Reeves, banker, stocks. of Lombard Street.

8. At Linlithgow, Allan Clark of Wood9. Ac his son's house at Turnham-green, side 6:9; writer to the signet. öged 84, Robert Campbell, Esq.

8. Ai Kimloch-Rannoch, Robert Robert2. At Kirkcarswell, Janics Brown, Esq. son, Esq. of Auchleeks, justly regretted. of Linkius, near Kirkcudbright, aged 63 9 . Ac Stirling, in the 53d year of his age,

William Telford, Esq. Cashier ro che Stir3. At Edinburgh, Jane, daughter of Mr ling Banking Company. With encire and Stewart Cheyne, bookseller, George Street. uniforma satisfaction to the Company, he

3. At Kirrymuir, aged 82 years, Mrs Ja- acted in this situation for upwards of iwen. Det Warson, widow of Peter Fenton, some ty-one years. time tenant in Culhawk. She has left 16 9. Ar Glasgow, Mrs Agnes Fogo, relict grand children, and 17 great grand chile of the Rev. James Gray, niinister of Strath. dr-n.

blane. S At Ke!so, Mc l homas Robertson, a 10. At Oban, Mr John MacCallum, sen. gei 78.

merchant, much regretred.. 4. At Limefield, Thomas Gloag of Cha 11. At Harcarse, Patrick Smith, Esq. of pelton, Esq. writer to the signet, and Joint Reedyloch, lace Captain of the 2d regiment Collector of Cess for the County of Edin- of draguous. burgh,

11. At Paisley, Mrs Janet Orr, spouse of 5. At London, James Richard Dacres, Mr John Bell, sen. merchant there. Esq. Vice Admiral of the White,

11. Ac Huntly, William Forsyth, Esq. in 3. Ac Stirling, Mr James Syme, manu. the $9th year of his age. facturer there.

12. Ai Fort Cumberland, near Ports, 5. At Aberdeen, Miss Hay of Raniesion, mouth, Mr William Menzies, Assistani.' 21 an advanced age.

surgeon of the Inverness militia, son of the 5. Ac Edinburgh, Mrs Cheape of Kippo, Rev. Archibald Menzies, minister of Dull, widow of the late James Cheape, Esq. of Perthshire. Wellfield.

12. Gilbert Grierson, Esq. of Marwhirm. 5. At Stirling, James George Thonison, 19. At Edinburgh, Mrs Harriman, wi. eldest son of Mr John Thomson, one of the dow of the late Joseph Harriman, Esq. of Magistrates of Stirling.

Whitehaven, and mother-in-law oi Dr Jas. 5 At-, Mr John Knox, late of New Hamilton juni. physician. Providence, Bahama.

14. Ar Glasgow, Allan Bogle, Esq. 6. At Kirkmichael Manse, Perthshire, 15. At London, suddenly, Mr Wilde, of Allan, son of the Rev. Allan Stewart. Covent Garden Theatre.

6. At Edinburgh, Mrs Agnes Fisher, 16. At Humbie, Jessie, yourgest daughdaughter of the late Daniel Fisher, Esq. ter of Alexander Dudgeon, E:9. Worship Square, London, and spouse of 16. At London, Andrew Robinson StoMr Neil Stewart, merchant, Edinburgh. ney Bowes, Esq. who formerly acquired

7. At Kirkcaldy, after a few days illness, considerable notoriety by his conduct toMins Agnes Kenip, daughter of the lare wards Lady Strathmore, whom he married Rer. Joho Kemp, D. D. one of the minis- about 26 years ago. He was, however, ters of Edinburgh.

very early separaied from her Ladyship, 1. At Edinburgh, Mr William Laidlaw, and involved in considerable law-suits; one teacher of Mathematics, of whom it may, of the consequences of which was, his com. with truth, be said, that few men have mictal co and detention in the King's Bench been more useful in life, or more highly prison. In this place Mr Bowes formed a exceemed and respected by persons of all connection with a very young and interest ranks; and few whose loss will be more ge- ing female, the daughter of a fellow priDerally felt, or more sincerely and justly re- soner, by whom he had five children. Mr gietied.

Bowes was, for many years, allowed the 7. 4: Duofermline, tke Rev.John Camp. freedom of the rules of the King's Bench,

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

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

25. At Edinburgh, Mr William Pear18. Ai London, George Monro, Esq. el. son, merchant there." dest son of the lace Doctor George Monro, Lately, at Bach, James Douglas Richardsome time his Majesty's physiciwa at Mi son, Esq. late of Bombay. norca. En

Lately, at Turriff, Ain 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 Whiteprecipitated 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 first polite and literary circles, and posses. ments in the city about eleven o'clock, and sed great talents and information. Mr transacted his usual business; and at twelve Whiceford was the author of many works obtained admission to view the Monument. of approved merit, though he never put his He walked

name to any of his productions. He struck side of the iron-railing before he sprung out a new species of huniour, which was oit, and in falling, the body turned over known by the name of Gross Readings, and and over before it reached the ground. when he first communicated it to the Pub. When nor the bottom, it came in contact lic, he added the apt signature of Pupyrius with one of the griffins which urnament Cursor. 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 sell a few spectable member of society. His friend paces from him in Monument yard le 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-1 had catastrophe. Mr Levi has loft a wife and almost said wit : eighe grown up children.

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

humour'd Muse.”

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T Pease and 1810. I Oatmeal.

Barley Meal. i Bolls. / Price. Bolls. s Price. b. 6. 1 370 119 184 40 717 16

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19

SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany

FOR MARCH 1810:

IVith a View of the Town of DUNFERMLINE.

Page

CONTENTS:

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 re

mote Antiquities, ........ 164 No Worke nublished in Edinburgh..oe Monthly Memoranda in Natural His

Scottish Literary Intelligence, ... ib. tory, .....:::::....::.165 Literary Intelligence, English and Prosccedings of thre Wernerian Na. Tural History Society,...... 166

Foreign, ............. ib. Memoirs of the Progress of Manu.

POETRY. factures, Chemistry, Science, and the Fine Arts, .......... 168 song

Song.-"I have felt all the pleasures Memoirs of the late General Melville. 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. into 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 Menanda of an Earthquake at the House of Commons, ........ 210

Cape of Good Hope, Dec. 4. 1809, SI 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 ItalyRoman States, ....... 227

Popery,..............191 Holland, ..... --Curious Narrative of the Assassi Spain, ........ ....... 230 Bation of Henry III, by Clemert, 194

Scottish CHRONICLE.

High Court of Justiciary, ....
SCOTTISH 'REVIEW,
Civil Appointments, ........

236 I. Morebead". Discourses on the Prin. Marriages, ............

ib. ciples of Religious Belief, ... 198 Births, ............. II. The Monk and the Vine dresser;. Deaths, ............... ib. a Moral Tale. By a Lady, .. 200 Siocks and Markets ..,,.... 240

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State of the BAROMETER, in inches and decimals,

and of Farenheit's THERMOMETER, in the open air, taken in the morning before sun-rise, and at noon; and the quantity of rain-water fallen, in inches and decimals, from February 26. to March 25. 1810, in the vicinity of Edinburgh,

4 26

Feb. 26 27 28 21

7 17

4 5 6

High Water at Leith.

For APRIL.

Morn. Even. Days. H. M. H. M. Su. 1 011 0 38 M. 2 1 1

1 24 Tu. 3 1 44 2 6 W. 4 2 24

2 43 Th. 5 3 1

3 18
Fr. 6 3 36 3 54
Sa. 7 4 9
Su. 8 4 51 5 2
M. 9 5 20

5 40 Tu. 10 6 0

6 23 W. 11 6 49 Th. 12 7 52 8 30 Fr. 13 9 9 9 49 Sa. 14 10 24 10 55 Su. 15 11 23 11 49 M: 16

0 13 Tu. 17 0 36 W. 18 1 19 1 39 Th. 19 1 59

2 20 Fr. 20 2 40 3 0 Sa. 21 3 21 3 42 Su. 22 4

4 26 M. 23 4 50 Tu. 24 5 40 6 6 W. 25 6 38 7 9 Th. 26 7 43 8 20 Fr. 27 8 59

9 36 Sa. 28 10 13 10 47 Th. 29 11 17

11 45 Fr. 30

012

40

0 58

38

41

Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. M. N.

In. Pts. 29.7 31 35

Clear 29.61 32 43

Cloudy 29.9 40 50

Clear 29.81 48 53 0.01 Shower 29.74 30 35

Cloudy 29.56 34 | 37 0.05 Rain 29.59 32 45 0.02 Showers 29.32 34 41

Clear 29.25 33 39 0.01 Snow 29.24 33

Clear 29.23 36 41

Cloudy 29.19

1.01 Rain 29.25 38 39 1.1 Snow 29.9 33 42

Clear 29.81

31 38 0.27 Snow 30.1 30 40

Clear 30.06 28 42

Ditto 30. 30 38

Cloudy 29.84 28 38

Clear 29.9 22 42

Ditto 29.86 34 45

Ditto 30. 30

Ditto 30. 34 50

Ditto 29.65 44 55

8 9 10 11 12

13

5 14

14 15 16 17 18 19

20

MOON'S PHASES

For APRIL Apparent time at Edinburze.

D. New Moon, 4. 1. 27. mor. First Quart. 11. 10. 20. even. Full Moon, 19. 2. 54. afterp. Last Quart. 27. 8. 37. niort:

Ditto 29 71 26

Ditto 29.85 32 47

Ditto 29.9 30 36

Cloudy 29.99 32 99

Diko

21 22 23 24 25

Quantity of Rain 2.47

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