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Miss Anne, youngest daughter of Henry 5. At Edinburgh, Mary, youngest daugh. Duncan, Esq. inerchant.

ter of Mr Archibald Menzies, merchant. 9. Ac Glasgow, Mr John Moir, mer - At Edinburgh, Mrs Elisabeth Rochant, to Miss Janet Lilburn, daughter of nald, daughter of the late William Ronald, Mr John Lilburn, upholsterer.

of Williamcraigs, aged 80. . At Irvine, Boyd Miller, Esq. London, 6. At Edinburgh, Mrs Fergus, reli&t of to Margaret, eldest daughter of Robert James Fergus, Esq. W. S. Moatgomerie, Esq. of Craighouse, banker 11. At Stirling, Miss Elisabeth Muschet, there.

eldest daughter of the late Bailie Muschet, 12. At Edinburgh, Mr William Currie, merchant there. Howford, co Miss Henrietta, second daugh 12. At Edinburgh, the Rev. David Sater of the late John Lang, sheriff-clerk of vile, minister of the Chapel of Ease, CanonSelkirkshire.

gate. -. At Greenock, Thomas Forsyth, Esq. to Ac Glasgow, Mr John Hannay, Jane, daughter of the late John Hamilton, merchant. Elg.

14. Ac Finnieston, Mr David Young, 13. Ac Bellfield, John Veitch, Esq. of the merchant, Glasgow. Hon. East Jodia Company's service, to Miss 15. At Cairnmuir House, Mrs Buchanan, M*Keras, daughter of the late Andrew M'- reliet of James Buchanan, Esq. Keras, merchant, Leith.

17. Ac Aberdeen, aged 69, Mr James 16. At Edinburgh, Mr James Duncan Chalmers, editor and conductor of the Aroyal navy, to Miss Janet Hodge, youngest berdeen Journal-a talk which he dischardaughter of the late Mr Alexander Hodge, ged with unwearied industry, ability, and fhipmaster, Bo-ness.

zeal, during the long period of forty-five DEATHS.

years.

At Lisbon, Capt. G. Hamilton, of May 3. At Gibraltar, whither he had the royal engineers. gone for the recovery of his health, Mr

At Taylide, Agnes, daughter of the Peter Wilson, princer, Ayr, whose memory late William Small, Esq. of Kindrogin. will be long dear to his friends and acquain 18. At Glasgow, Alexander Ramsay, Esq. tances.

late of Demerara. 26. At Edinburgh, the Rev. James Ro 20. At Balaruc, where he went for the bertson, late minister of Thorpton in North- benefit of the baths, aged 70, the celebrated umberland.

Montgolfier, the firit who discovered the 28. At Dundee, aged 91, Mrs Elisabeth principles of ærostation, and ascended in a Fyfe, daughter of the late James Fyle, Esq. balloon.

- At Broomlands, Mrs Haldane, wife 21. At Jarrow, Mary Wolf, a native of of James Haldane, Esq.

Lamesley, aged 105 years. 29. At Edinburgh, after a short illness, - At Inverness, Jean Fraser, second Mr David Mountfort, prompter of the daughter of Mr Donald Fraser, murseryman. Theatre Royal, Edinburgh.

This is the third death in the family of Mr - At Edinburgh, Mr Ebenezer Annan, Fraser, within the short space of seven smith.

weeks. June 1. Ac Kinloss, Mr Alexander For. At Twickenham, aged 71, the Right fyth, merchant.

Hon. the Countess of Elgin and Kincardine; 2. At the house of Sir Lucas Pepys; Lon whose life, it truly may be said, has been don, Jane Elisabeth, Countess of Rothes. spent in piety and benevolence. She is succeeded in the title by her eldest

At Cambuslang Manfe, the Rev. Dr fon, Lord Leslie, now Earl of Rothes. James Meek, minister of that parish, in the

- At the Manse of Largo, in the prime 71st year of his age, and 45th of his miand vigour of life, Lieut. John Oliphant, niftry. royal nary, after a short but severe illness,

- At Appin, Argyleshire, Alexander which he sustained with unshaken fortitude Smith, M. D. About two o'clock in the of mind, strengthened by full Christian re afternoon of that day, he had gone out to signation.

bathe, and though an excellent swimmer, 3 At Banchory, the Rev. Mr Arthur was unfortunately drowned, in a pool of the Mitchell.

river, near the house of Auchindarroch. 4. At his seat in Ayrshire, Patrick Bal. 22. At Rosebank, Andrew Miller, Esq. lantine, Esq. of Castlebili.

of Dalnair. At London the Right Hon. William 23. Ac Ayr, Mrs Aird, relict of the late Windham, M. P. one of his Majelly's Lieut. Gilbert Aird, of the royal waggon Privy Councillors.

train.

24. At Old Aberdeen, Mrs Lieut. Far 28. At Carlisle, aged 75, Richard Jackquharson, and, on the fame day and hour, : son, Esq. one of the Aldermen of the Corher lister, Mrs Schewan, in Pitfichie, parish poration of Carlifle; a very worthy and of Monymusk.

highly respected character, both in adive - Ac Fitzroy Farm, Highgate, the Rt. and doneltic life. Hon. Lord Southampton. His Lordship - At Limefield, Mrs Eliza M'Iptosa, was but in the 49th year of his age, and relia of 'l homas Gloag, Esq. of Chapelton. within a month before his death, appeared . At Addersley-hall, near Stoke Golin the utmost vigour of life. Such is the dington, Bucks, aged 95, Colonel Skene, fo:frail tenure by which the life of man is held. merly an American loyalist. He is succeeded in his title by his eldest son, 30. At Edinburgh, Mr George Michie, an infant in the 6th year of his age. royal navy.

26. At Burrowmvirhead near Edinburgh, Lately, at Westruther, aged 100, MarMiss Mary Greenfield, only daughter of the garet Jordan. She had been upwards of deceased Alex. Greenfield, cabinet-maker. 70 years in the Blantyre family.

-, At his house, Windsor Castle, aged Lately, at Old Aberdeen, aged 81, James 88, J Beckett, Esq. He was one of the Clark, Esq. of Tillycorthy. He had long poor Knights of Windsor, being appointed been an useful magistrate in his native city in the year 1774, and was formerly a pri- of Old Aberdeen, and, in private life, war vate in the life guards. His Majesty was a man of the stricteft integrity, and mot fo pleased with his appearance and figure as inoffensive manners. Beldes considerable a soldier, that he graciously ordered him fums to his relatives, he has bequeathed to fit for his portrait in full length, which L. 500 as a fund for the annual purchase of his Majesty had suspended in the palace, and coals to the poor of Old Aberdeen, L. 160 afterwards recommended him to the then to the Infirmary, L. 100 to the Lunatic vacant ficuation as Poor Knight.

Asylum, and L. 100 to the Poors House of 27. At Kirouchtree, William, eldest son Aberdeen. of Sir John Heron Maxwell, Bart.

(Several Deaths unavoidably deferred.)

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TO CORRESPONDENTS.

J. M.D. and the Essay on Christian Names, will appear in our dext. T. G. S. N. M. Alpinus, will not suit our miscellany,

SCOTS MAGAZINE,

,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR AUGUST 1810.

With an Engraving of a View.of the New Buildings in Parliament Square.

CONTENTS:

......... 601

Page.

Page. Register of the Weather for August.. 562 Letters occasioned by Dr EdmondHigh Water at Leith for September. ibid. ston's History of the Zetland Description of the New Buildings Islands. Letter IV. ....................

598 erecting in Parliament Square....... 563 Account of the Fejee Islands.. Historical Paintings exhibited at Paris ibid.

Scottish REVIEW. Monthly Memoranda in Natural His.

The Forest Minstrel; a Selection of tory.............

567 Literary Intelligence, English and Fo

Songs. By James Hogg, the Et

trick Shepherd, and others........... 604 reign.........

568 Memoirs of the Progress of Manu. Scottish Literary Intelligence........... 609

factures, Chemistry, Science, and New Works published in Edinburgh, ibid. the Fine Arts........

ibid.

POETRY. Extracts from the Chronicle of Fife,

Verses addressed to H. Macniel, Esq. 610 or Diary of John Lamont, of Newton....

.... 569 Summary of Politics.............. ibid. Letter from the late Thomas Herring, Archbishop of York, to the late

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS.
Professor Maclaurin.......

574
India .........

.................. 617 Letters written during a Tour through

South America...

****........ 618 Scotland.---From the Italian.

Holland.....

........... 620 Scottish Society-Scottish Ladies... 575 France............ On the Advantages to be derived from Spain and Portugal, ....

".......... 625

Sweden the Study of Universal History. From the German of Schiller ...... 577 Turkey......

ibid. The Observer. No. VI................ 580 Naval Intelligence...................... 628 Letters to and from James Gregory, the Operations on the Neapolitan coast... ibid.

celebrated Mathematician............ 584 State of the British Navy............... 630 On Christian Names.....

586
Domestic Intelligence.........

631 On the Disadvantages of Private Mad Trial in Court of King's Bench, for houses............

588
Sale of Guineas................

ibid. Account of a Society formed for the En

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. couragement of the Art of En

Thunder Storm........

633 graving............... 590 Miscellaneous................................

635 Biographical Memoir of the late Richard

Births.......

637 Gough, Esq.............. 592 Marriages......

ibid. Yoseph

Deaths...... Cooper Walker, Esq.......

............... 596 Stocks and Markets...................., 640

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State OF THE BAROMETER, 8c. High Water at Leith, From the 26th July to the 25th August,

For September, 1810. 1810, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

Morn. Even.
Days. H. m. 11.
Sa. 1 3 23 3 41

Su. 2 3 581 4 15
1810. Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. M. 3 4 32 4 52
July
N.

Tu. 41 5 12 5 33 26 29.7 57 66

Clear W. 5 5 57 6 24 27 | 29.55 54 68

Th. 6 6 52 7 26 28 29.51 50 70

F. 71 8 6 8 48 29 29.8 50 66 0.01

Showers Sa.

8 9 31/10 16 30 29.75 60 0.06 Rain

Su. 910 5311 30 29.8 53

Clear M. 104 0: Aug.1 30. 50 70

Tu, 111 0 30 0 57 2 29.8 50

0.04

Showers W. 12 1 21 1 43 3 29.71 53 61 0.23 Rain Th. 13 2 61 2 28 4 29.85 55 62 0.02 Showers F. 14 2 49 3 7 5 29.6 52 | 67 0.25 Rain Sa. 15 3 271 3 45 6 29.65

50
69
Clear
Su. 16 4

5 4 22 7 29.65 50

M. 171 4 411 4 58 8 29.82 51 65 1.1 Rain

Tu. 18 5 17 5 36 9 29.94 50 61

Showers w. 1915

56 6 19 10 29.6 52 64 0.02

Th, 20 6 45 7 151 11 29.41 52 61 0.05 | Rain

F. 21 7 49 8 28 12 29.74 51 66 0.04 Showers Sa. 22 9 11 9 59 13 29.6 50 62 0.41 Rain

Su. 2310 31113 141 29.59 52 61 0.5

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MOON'S PHASES 23 29.9 55'1 70

FOR SEPTEMBER, 1810. 30,0256 62 0.03 Showers Apparent time at Edinburgh 25. 29.99 | 57 | 72

Cloudy

D.'M, H.

First Quart. 6:9 'Safer.
Quantity of Rain......425

Full Moon 19: 0.6 mora,
Last Quart, 20 46 1 after,
New Moon 28 24 4 after,

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26 24

September 2-London burnt, (1666.)

bir mission deniedis Nativity of the Virgin Mary. Se viene in 22.--King George III. crowned. 23.-Sun enters Libra 22 min. past five afternoon

Day and night equal.

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