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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

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Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR APRIL 1812.

With a View of Pitkeathly House.

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Register of the Weather for April... 242 Jewish History. By George Hill,
High Water at Leith for May ib. D.D.F.R.S.E. &c,..

283 Account of Pitkeathly House, and View of the Political State of Scot

of the Mineral Waters near it. 243 land at Michaelmas 1811 ........ 290 Observations on the Fifth Exhibition of Paintings in Edinburgh......... 246

New Works published in Edinburgh 293 Trial of Hugh, M.Donald, Hugh

Literary Intelligence

*................. ib. M'Intosh, and Neil Sutherland,

Memoirs of the Progress of Manufor Robbery and Murder, on the

factures, Chemistry, Science, and morning of New Year's Day...... 249

the Fine Arts ........................ 293 Account of James Small, and of his

POETRY Improvements in the construction

The Wanton Wife isn................ 290 of Agricultural Implements ; by Sir John Sinclair

260

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT. Account of the present State of Li

terature in Iceland. From Sir G. House of Lords ... ............. 297 S. Mackenzie's Travels............. 265

Commons co................ 298 Account of the Introduction of Sir Harford Jones, British Envoy, to

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. the King of Persia. From Mo

France .......... rier's Travels......... .....6 270 Spain & Portugal -Siege of Badajoz 307 Amusements of the Persian Court.

North of Europe.......... From the same ..................... 273

America ......

ib. Persian Diplomacy. From the same 277

Naval Intelligence View of the Institution at Edinburgh

Domestic Intelligence Riots in for the Relief of Incurables ... 279 England .....

........ 312 Proceedings of the Wernerian Society 282

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. of the Caledonian Horticul. tural Society ....

ib. Miscellaneous........................... 319 Monthly Memoranda in Nat. History 283 Appointments... SCOTTISH Review.

Births and Marriages... Lectures upon Portions of the Old Deaths

............... 316 Testament, intended to illustrate Stocks and Markets

...... 302

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STATE OF THE BAROMETER, &c. High Water at Leith, From March 25th, to April 26th, 1812,

For May 1812. in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

Day. Morn. Even.

H. M.H. M.

Fr. 1) 5 48 6 14 1812. Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. Sa. 2 6 407 7 Mar.

Su.
M. N.

3 7 348 1 26 | 30.9 23

Clear

M. 41 8 27 8 54 27 30.11 37 42 0.31 Sleet

Tu. 5 9 21 9 48 28 29.45 38 43

Clear

W. 610 1410 41 29 29.71 37 40 0.4

Rain

Th. 7111 811 35 30 29.8 35 38 0.71

F. 8/12 212 29 31 30. 35 | 44

Cloudy Sa. 912 57 Apr. 1 29.75 35 44 0.14 Rain

Su. 101 25 1 53 2 29.5 38 51

Clear

M. 11 2 23 2 50 3 29.41 41 50 0.01 Showers Tu. 12 3 19 3 48 4) 29.9 32 50

Clear

W. 13 4 16 4 45 5 30.22 30 48

Th. 141 5 13 5 41 630.3

34
38

F. 15 6 8 6 34
7 30.15
38 40 0.25 Rain

Sa. 16 7 0 7 25 8 30.3

45

Cloudy Su. 17 7 498 13 9 30.34 36 50

M. 18 8 35 8 58 10 30.2 39 50 0.01 Showers

Tu. 19 9 19 9 42 11 30, 4052 Cloudy

W. 2010 310 24 12 30.04 35 | 49

Clear

Th. 21/10 4511 13 30.25 41

Fr. 2211 28/11 48 14 30.22 38 54

Så. 2312 10/12 32 15 29.91 40 48

Su. 24/12 54 16 30. 33

M. 25 1 17 1 41 17 30.15

32
50

Clear

Tu. 26 2 41 2 28 18 30.35 34 55

W. 271 2 531 3 1819 30.24 36 54

Th. 28 3 44 4 10 20 30.1 36 52 0.02 Hail

Fr. 29 4 37 5 4 21 30.25 | 37 | 54

Sa. 305 305 57 22 30.2 37 53

Clear Su. 31 6 23 6 50 23 | 30.23 40 50 24 30.23 41 54

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MOON'S PHASES

FOR MAY, 1812, 25 29.9 39 39 0.32 Snow

Apparent time at Edinburgh.

D. M. H.

Quantity of rain............. 2.18

Last Quart. 4 24 8 morn.
New Moon 10 26 11 even.
First Quart. 18 S 4 morn.
Full Moon 26 21 7 morn.

May 12. Court of Session sits.

14. General Assembly sits.
17. Whitsunday.
21. Sun enters Gemini 38 m. past 6 morning,
29. King Charles IL restored.

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THE

Scots Magazine,

AND

EDINBURGH LITERARY MISCELĻANY,

FOR ARRIL 1812.

Account of Pitkeathly House, and of the Mineral Waters near it.

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DITKEATHLY House is situated As no particular treatise has

about five miles from Perth, been published on these waters, and at a little distance from the road I wished to know their particular which leads from Perth to Edin- nature and contents, I wrote to his burgh. It is chiefly remarkable for Grace the Duke of Athole, whose the mineral springs which are situ- seat at Dunkeld is within fifteen or ated at a small distance from it. sixteen miles of the wells, and begThe period when these waters were ged the favour of him to ask some discovered has not been ascertain- of the physical people in the neighed; and even tradition says nothing bourhood, to examine these waters; in that respect.

The first account and give me an account of them; of them that we find in print is con. and, in consequence thereof, his tained in a paper by Dr Donald Grace was so obliging as to send a Munro, in the London Philosophi. letter, from Dr Wood of Perth, gical Transactions. It was read Jan. ving the following description of 23. 1772, and printed in the 62d them--and afterwards six bottles of Volume, from which we give the the water, which arrived in spring following extract

1771 : " There are but few salt purging “ The spring rises in very low waters which have hitherto been marshy ground, undistinguishable discovered in Scotland. The Pit- from any other, but by the taste of keathly, situated about six miles, its water. It is generally believed from the town of Perth, is the one to contain no mineral principle, but in most esteem, and the most fré- a small proportion of marine salts. quented.

It

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