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DEATHS.

Mr James M‘Queen, minister of that qua.

rish, much and justly regretted. March 26. Lost, on board the Alexander - At London, Lieutenant-General Vi. Fast Indiaman, off Portland, Mr Charles gors, of the East India Company's service. Black, chief oficer of that ship, and son of 11. At Glasgow, John M.Aslan, Esq. in the late Mr Black, writer in Brechin. the 86th year of his age.

April 2. At Kirkwall, the Reverend - At Ivy Bridge, Mrs Campbell, wife Hugh Stalker, one of the ministers of that of Captain D. Campbell, Royal Navy, and place, in the 71st year of his age, and 21st daughter of the late Admiral Sir Charles of his ministry.

Douglas, Bart. At Edinburgh, Margaret, second 12. At London, Edward Morris, Esq. one daughter of Mr Dunbar, of the tax office. of the Masters of the High Court of Chan.

3. At Penzance, Cornwall, whither he cery, formerly Fellow of Peter House, had gone for the recovery of his health, Mr Cambridge, and, for many years M. P. for Francis Braidwood, jun. upholsterer, Edin the borough of Newport, Cornwall. burgh.

At Gayfield Place, Miss Jane Currie, - At Dingwall, aged 63, George Mun. daughter of the late Reverend John Currie, ro, Esq. writer there, much and justly re minister of New Monkland. gretted by his family, his friends, and the 13. At Hamilton, Mrs Agnes Dick, wife public in general.

of Mr George Dick, writing master. She At Cowie Distillery, Alexander Mont. was seized on the Saturday preceding with merie, for several years one of the ma a violent inflammation, and no medical asgistrates of Inverkeithing.

sistance could afford relief. In the midst of 4. At St Patrick's Square, Mr Alexander her illness she was delivered of a daughter, Hamilton, manufacturer.

who lived but a few hours. The young 3. At the Manse of Craig, the Reverend mother and her child were laid to rest in Michael Greenlaw, D. D. minister of that the same grave. Mrs D. was possessed of parish. Dr Greenlaw was born September the most amiable dispositions and useful 1722; and his ordination took place May accomplishments. 8. 1755.

At Dundonald Ayrshire, the Reverend At Kenmore Castle, Mrs Gordon, of Robert Duncan, D. D. minister of that paKenmore.

rish upwards of 26 years, and deeply re6. At Edinburgh, Mr John Frier, wool. gretted. merchant, West Bow, Edinburgh.

Lately, At Pentonville, James Dinwiddie, - At Glencarse, Thomas Hunter, Esq. LL.D. who accompanied Earl Macartney of Glencarse.

on bis embassy to China. 7. At Aberdeen, William Ritchie, of At Drayton, Norfolk, Sarah Coden. Techmuiry, in his 77th year.

ham, aged 105. This poor woman had 10. At Tichgary, in North Uist, the Rev. cost the parish £.500.

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Prices of Oat, Pcase, and Burley Meal, in
Edinburgh Market, per peck.

Pease and
1815.
Oatmeal.

Barley Meal. Bolls. | Price. | Bolls. Price. June 6. 399 16 15 64 13. 391

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THE

SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Lilerary Miscellany,

For JULY 1815 :

With a View of Minto HOUSĖ.

Page

CONTENTS:

Page Register of the Weather for July,...... 482

SCOTTISH REVIEW. High Water at Leith for August,........ ib. Journal of a Tour and Residence in Description of Minto House, .............. 483 Great Britain, during the years Criticism on Young's Night Thoughts,

1810 and 1811, by a French Traby Lord Gordenstone,..

ib.
veller,........

527 Monthly Memoranda in Nat. History, 485 Memoirs of the Progress of Manufac

New Works published in Edinburgh,... 535 tures, Chemistry, Science, and the fine Arts,........

486

POETRY.
Literary Intelligence, ........

487
Monody,

536 Particulars respecting, the Death of the

From the Morisco.-From Camoens.... ib. late Samuel Whitbread, Esq........... 489 Proceedings of the Highland Society of Scotland,.....

494 PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT. Estimate of the Revenue arising from House of Lords............

537 a sınall Canal from Leith into Edin.

-Message of the Prince Regent to that burgh, and from thence to Glasgowe,

House, in consequence of Buonaparte by joining the Monkland Canal:

escaping from Elba to Puris,.......... ib. published in April 1791,...... 479 House of Commons,..

540 Account of a Family having Hands and -Letter from the Queen of Naples to Feet with Supernumerary Fingers

Buonaparte,

541 and Toes. In a Letter addressed to

-- froin Buonaparte to the Queen Sir Joseph Banks, Bart....... 498 of Naples.....

ib. On the Changes effected, by the Revo.

-Interesting Letter from the Duke of Jution, on French Manners: from the

Bassano to the Duke of Vicenza,..... 544 French,......... 501 Civil List,.......

543 Anecdotes of Carolan the Irish Bard, Prince Regent's Message to the House and of some of his Cotemporaries.... 503 of Lords.....

544 Plan for a Lottery of Books in 1665... 505 Decision of a question of Literary Pro

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. perty,.........

509

France. Louis XVIII. replaced upon
Description of the Town of Christiania, 511
Account of the Expedition of Colonel

the Throne---surrender of Bonaparte, 545 Sinclair, ....

516

America.- Victory over the Algerizes, 550 Report of Commissioners for making and maintaining the Caledonian Ca

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. nal,........ 518 Melancholy Accident,... ......

551 General View of the present Ecclesias. Trinity College Church, Edinburgh..... 552 tical State of Scotland, ......... 523 Autumn Circuits,........

553 Eruption of the Volcano of Albay, in Appointments,

ib. the Island of Lucenia, one of the Births and Marriages,

555 Philippines, on the 1st of February Deaths,

556 1814, by an Fye-sitnessg..... 525 Stoeks and Markets,

560

STATE

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STATE OF THE BAROMETER, &c. From June 26th to July 25th 1815, in

the vicinity of Edinburgh.

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Barom. Thermon . 1815.

M. N. June 26 30.25 53 73

27 30.23 55 72 28 30.38 55

72 29 30.38 46 78

30 30.38 58 SO July 1 30.38 55 68

2 30.38 55 65 3 30.3 52 68 4 30.21 55 68 5 30.25 52 69 6 30.1555 65 7 30.2 48

71 8 30.2 50 72 9 30.2 55 76 101 30.2 52 73 11 30.31 55 74 12 30.21 56 73 13 30.05 | 59 | 65 14 30.1 55 70 151 30.05 58 72 161 30.1 58 71 171 29.85 | 60 | 69 18 29.75 58 70

High Water at Leith for

August 1815. Days. Morn. Even.

H. M. H. · M. Tu. 110 441 21 211

56 12 28 Th. 312 58 Fr. 4 1 26 1 54 Sa. 5 2 19 2 44 Su. 6 3 9 3 38 M. 7 3 54 4 15 Tu. 8 4 35 4 57 W. 9 5 17 5 38 Th, 10 5

58 6 19 Fr. 11 6 41 7 6 Sa. 12 7

31

8 2 Su. 13

8 38 9 16 M. 14 9 59 | 10 39 Tu. 1511 15 11 48 W. 1612 16 12 4.1 Th. 17

1 2 Fr. 18 1 22 1 40 Sa. 19 1 - 59 2 14 Su. 20 2

2 45 M. 21 3 3 3 17 Tu. 22 3 32 3 47 W. 23

20 Th. 24 4 95 4 51 Fr. 25 5 9

5 27 Sa. 26 5

47

6 9 Su. 27 6 33 7 2 M. 28 7.

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8 9 Tu. 29 8

943 W., 3010 27 | 11 9 Th. 31 11 44 12 17

0.03 Showers

Clear

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0.03 | Showers

Clear 0.02 Showers

Clear 0.38 Rain 0.04 Showers

Clear

19 29.8° 54 65

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20 29.99 52 66 21 30.05 51 66 221 30.05 55 65 23 30.05 | 58 69 24 30.1 56 71 25 | 30.2 58 70

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Quantity of Rain........... 1.23

August 1. Lammas Day.

12. Prince of Wales born, (1762.)
16. Duke of York born, (1763.)
21. Duke of Clarence born, (1765.)

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