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upon it:

The following gentlemen supported the centre. The first regiment of volunteers pall:

then took up their ground in front of the Claud Thomson, Esq. chief mourner. church, and, after the body had been lower.

ed into the grave, and the senior herald ha. H. Thomson, Eq. R. Meikle, Esq. ving received the rod of office from the per. John Wilson, Esq. W. Meikle, Esq. son who carried it, he pronounced the fol. Tho. Henderson, Esq. Dr Thomas Hay lowing words: James Eyre, Esq.

Rev. Dr Simpson " Thus it hath pleased Almighty God John Brown, E-q. John Pollock, Esq. to reniove, from this life to a better, our

The coffin, which was of crimson velvet, worthy chief Magistrate, the Right Hon. Tichly ornamented with appropriate emne

William Coulter, Lord Provost of this ci. blems, had the following inscripcion place ey, and Lord Lieutenant of the city and

county of the city;" he then broke the rod, The Right Honourable

and drop it into the grave; after which WILLIAM COULTER, the first regiment of royal Edinburgh L.ord Provost of the city of Edinburgh, lunteers, of which his Lordship was offici&c. &c. &c.

ally Colonel, fired three vollies over the

grave while the carth was putting on. 14th April 1810,

The procession then returned reversed, Aged 56 years.

the royal Edinburgh volunteers still marche Upon the top of ir lay his Lordship’s ing in front. Upon arriving at the Cross, chain of office, and his sword and sash. they took open order, saluring the Magis.

The first regiment of royal Edinburgh irates, &c. who passed along the line, unvolunteers, commanded by Major Jardine covered, to the Council-chamber. The rest * (in absence of the Lord Justice Clerk,) of the public bodies walked to the Parliaparaded at twelve o'clock, and moved off ment Close, where they dismissed. at a quarter past one o'clock, forming the The city arms were borne by a person 6 van of the procession, and playing the feet 7 inches high, dressed in proper cosDead March in Saul. Upon coming to lume for the occasion. the gate leading to the Greyfriars Church, The conducting of the arrangements of they opened ranks in funeral order, through this extensive procession was confided to which the procession passed into the church. Mr Trotter, of Prince's Street, whose yard, when it formed nearly a square, lea. promptness and taste in the execution of ving the Magistrates and Council, with the the whole reflect upon him the highest crorelations of the deceased, to occupy the dit.

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Barley Meal Bolls. / Price. Bolls. | Price. 350 20 191 40 1 17 16 300 | 20 194 46 17 16 320 20 19

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April 2. 72 106 96 46

9. 72 106 36 45 16. 72 104 36 44 29. 72 102 36 46

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TO CORRESPONDENTS.
Ambulator will appear in our next.
G. F. G. will appear in our next, or an early number.
J. R. and J. C. are under consideration,

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR MAY 1810.

With an Engraving of a Silver Chain, &c.

CONTENTS:

· Page

Register of the Weather for May..... 329 High Water at Leitb for June......... ibid. Description of a Silver Chain, found

in the Line of the Caledonian Canal 323 Description of Ancient Roman Medals

found in the Parish of West Calder ibid. Biographical Account of Dr Adam... 925

of M. Bitaube 926 · Memoirs of the Progress of Manu

factures, Chemistry, Sciences, and

the Fine Arts........................... 327 Account of the Iron Railavay proposed

to be made between Glasgow and

Berwick................................... 329 Narrative of the Campaign of Portu

gal under Sir A. Wellesley, in the
Spring of 1809. By Captain Ro.
bert Dalrymple of the Guards...... 536

336 Letters written during á Tour through

Scotland, in the year 1788. From
the Italian-Characters of Sir Wil-
liam Forbes, Dr Robertson, and

De Blair.................................. 339 Tour from Arbroath to Montrose ..... 342 The Observer. No. IV ................ 344 Letters which passed between the late

Lord Dreghorn, M. Cbevalier, and

Lord Monboddo......................... 348 Strictures on Dr Edmondstone's His.

tory of the Zetland Islands.......... 952 Genealogical Table of the Mistures

of the Different Human Races. From the French....................... 954 Picturesque Survey of Asia Minor; with some particulars respecting

The Troad. From the French.... 355 Da Cotton Mills......................... 357

SCOTTISH REVIEW.
The Lady of the Lake ; a Poem. By

Walter Scott, Esq................... 257. Practical Directions for Learning

Flower Drawings. By P. Syme... 364 New Works published in Edinburgh ibid. Scottish Literary Intelligence.......... ibid. Literary Intelligence, English and Foreign...........................

365 ................................. Monthly Memoranda in Natural His. fory..............

.......................... 367

POETRY.
Elegy on the Death of Vice-Admiral

Lord Collingwood...................... ibid. The Wreath.......................

............ 368 Lovely Mary............................. ibid. The Spring................................: Sumamary of Politics p.................. ibid.

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT, House of Lords............................ 377 House of Commons......................... ibid.

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. India........................................ Spain........................................ 388 France....................................

$89 Mungo Park.............. Lord Collingwood....................... 391 Sir Francis Burdett......................... ibid.

SCOTTISH CHRONICLI. Spring Circuits........................... General Assembly.......................... 396 Civil and Ecclesiastical Appointments 398 Marriagesa.com... Births...............

.. 400 Stocks and Marketo.........

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

For June, 1810. From the 26th April to the 25th May, 1810, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

Morn. Even
Days. h.

M.H.
F. 1 1 38 1 57

S... 2 2 16 2 33
1810. Barom. Thermom. Rain. (Weather. Su. 3 2 52 3 10
April.
M.

M. 4) 3 26 3 43 1 26' 30.2 40 56

Clear Tu.

4 0 4 19 27 30.21 3866

W. 6 4 36 4 55 28 30.2 36 58

Th. 71 5 13 5 33 29 30.15 40 70

F. 85 55 6 16 30 30.05 42 | 60

Sa. 9 6 41 7 Mar 30.05 42 53

Cloudy Su. 10 7 34 8 5 2 30.05 41

M. 11 8 36 9 9 3 29.8

40
60

Clear Tu. 12 9 44 10 18 429.9 36 47

W. 1310 5ii 22 5 30. 28 48

Th. 14/11 54 629.95 | 29 47 0.02 Snow F. 15 0 2310 50 hy 29.95 29

Clear Sa. 161 16 1 42 8 29.8 28 41

Cloudy Su. 17 2 7 2 33 9 29.78 28 42 0.81 Rain M. 18 2 59' 3 22 10 30.05 32 56

Clear Tu. 19 3 461 4 10 11 30.25 40 52

W. 20. 4 334 57 12 30.24 42 50

Th. 21 5 22 5 45 13 30.1942 56

F. 22 6 10 6 94 14 29.81 42 52

Sa. 237 27 28 15 29.8 41 53

Su. 24 7 588 27 16 29.67 40 56 0.02 | Showers M. 25 9 0 9 31 17| 29.58 34 54

Clear Tu. 2610 910 43 181 29.71 58

W. 2711 1411 43 19 29.84 58

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Th. 28

0 10 20 29.91 46 62

F. 290 35 0 58 21 | 29.61 46 49 0.15 Rain Sa. 30 1 20 1 98 22 29.91 46 60 0.5

MOON'S PHASES 23 30.034459 0.02 Showers

FOR JUNE, 1810. 44 58 0.25 Rain Apparent time at Edinburgh. 25 30.05 | 44 62

Clear

D. B. M.
New Moon 2 4 22 morn.

First Quart. 10 8 6 morn. Quantity of Rain........1.77

Full Moon 17 8 5 morn.
Last Quart. 23 10 36 even.

24 50

June 4.King George III. born. (1738.)

5.-Duke of Cumberland born. (1771.)
22.-Longest Day. Sun enters Cancer 42 min.

past three morning.

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