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18. At Glasgow, Miss Margaret Mure, 23. At the Greenhead, in the 18th year daughter of the deceased Gavin Mure, Esq. of his age, Mr David Ure, son of John of Hallcraig

Ure, Esq. a very promising young man. 19. At Flowerburn, Roderick Mac- At Port-Glasgow, Archibald Bogle, kenzie, Esq of Flowerburn.

Esq. in the 820 year of his age. At Leven, Mrs William Swan. 24. At Edinburgh, Mr William Rae

The Hon. Lieut.-General Vere Pou- burn, perfumer there. lett.

At Ayr, Captain Greenlees, who had - At West Nicolson Street, Miss Ma- his leg broken, and was otherwise much rion Hendrie.

bruised by a mass of ice in that harbour, At Gatehouse, Mrs M.Millan, wife some time since. of Mr S. M.Millan, merchant.

At Glasgow, Mr John Fleming, far- At Haddington, in the 101st year of rier, aged 54. his age, Mc Peter M‘Intyre, late farmer 25. At Glasgow, Mrs Steven, senior, in at Monkrigmains. Mr M‘Intyre joined the 99th year of her age. the Pretender's army in 1745, and was see Samuel, only son of the late Samuel verely wounded with a bayonet at the Ward, Esq. of the city of Dublin. battle of Culloden on the 16th April, 1746. 26. At Prince's Street, Miss Jean Law,

At Mauchlin, in the 98th year of her daughter of the deceased James Law, Esq. age, Mrs Elizabeth Balfour, widow 'of Dr of Brunton. Patrick Wodrow, minister at Tarbolton.

At Moffat, Mrs Carruthers. At Wimbledon, near London, the - At Banff, Mr Alex. Dockar, writer celebrated John Horne Tooke, Esq, aged 78. there, very justly regretted. 20. At Ayr, Mrs Kathrine Bannatyne, the Right Honourable Lady Julia Perey,

At Alnwick Castle, in her 28th year, spouse of Mr David Ewen. At Almarie Close, Arbroath, James second daughter of his Grace the Duke of

Northumberland, deeply regretted. Leitch, Esq.

27. At Berwick, after a lingering ill- At Cochney, Miss Hamilton, of Barns.

ness, in the 46th year of his age, William Alex. Sinclair, Esq. son of the late Campbell, M. D. Sir John Sinclair of Murkle, Bart.

28. At Haddington, Mr James Grieve, At Bridgend of Dunbeath, Captain much and justly regretted. Possessed of John Sutherland, aged 69 years, who, in uniformly agreeable and inoffensive in his

a mild and peaceable disposition, he was the year 1959, entered his Majesty's service, under the immortal Gen. Wolf; sery

deportment. He was sincere and constant ed with him at Louisburgh, and the siege in his attachment to friends, a cautious and of Quebec, and at Montreal under General of whatever he thought useful and good.

prudent adviser, and always communicative Murray, after which he served five years u Lieutenant in the Duke of Gordon's Diligence and industry, justice and fidelity, fencibles, and nine as Captain in the horse were prominent features in his commercial volunteers.

transactions. Liberality of sentiment, meek

ness, gentleness, and candour, charity and 21. At Edinburgh, {sabella, eldest goodness void of ostentation, were qualities daughter of Mr John Swanston, merchant.

which adorned his Christian profession.com At Edinburgh, the Rev. Christopher He never swerved from the sound princi. Tait, minister of Kincardine, in the 69th ples which he early embraced, and which year of his age, and the 40th year of his mi. supported him during his short but painful nistry,

illness, and under the influence of which At Edinburgh, Mrs Elizabeth Bar- he died with the calm composure and seclay, wife of Captain Stewart Barclay, renity of a Christian. He was an affecof the royal Perthshire regiment of militia. tionate husband, an indulgent parent, an

22. Ai Skipness, Caroline, the daughter agreeable companion, and a kind friend. Robert Campbell of Skipness, Esq.

At Row Manse, the Reverend John - At Aberdeen, in the 34th year of her Allan, in the 75th year of his age, and 51st age, Mrs Thomson, widow of the Rev. Pa.

of his ministry. It is remarkable, that this trick Thomson, late minister of the gospel is the first time the parish of Row has been at Tough.

vacant since the year 1719, Mr Allan and - At laverness, Mrs Margaret Aird, his father having served the cure during 93 relict of Major James Mackenzie, of the

successive years. East Ross local militia.

At Edinburgh, Mr William Diekie, 23. Mr Walter Reid, tenant at Brox. Secretary to the Caledonian' Indirance turn, aged 84.

Company,

29. A

that place.

29. At Aberdeen, John Annand, Esq. Lately, Lieutenant-General Chapman, in the 75th year of his age.

of the royal artillery, at Kingston, SomerIn the Forest of Birse, James Brown, setshire. He served many years in Ameriaged 103 ; in the same place, Christian ca and the West Indies, with honour to Catanach, aged 102, and a short time himself and advantage to his country. after her death, her brother Donald, aged Major-General Vesey, aged 40. He 91.

had been on a tour round the Ionion Isles b. At Kirktown of Largo, Mr Thomas and through the Archipelago, when on his Pirrie, surgeon in the 35th year of his age; return, he was seized with a malignant 'a young man of eminent professional abili. fever. He was a very brave and worthy ties, accompanied with most gentle and officer. 'amiable manners. '. His memory will long - At Batavia, Major Frederick Liardet, be cherished by all who shared in his friend of the royal marines, who was actively and ship, or were soothed by his sympathy, and honourably employed in the reduction of relieved by his skill.

At Dumfries, Mr John Herries, late At Celerico, Lieutenant Downes, of merchant, Manchester, aged 32.

the 48th regiment, much regretted. 30. At the Manse of Newbattle, the W. Chatfield, of Cowfold, at the uni. Reverend James Brown, minister of that common age of 105 years, after only a parish.

short previous illness

The chief amuse31. At Cupar Fife, Mr Lewis Gray, su ment of this old man, for the last seven or pervisor of excise.

eight years, was angling, which he practisApril 1. In the 75th year of her age, ed with the keenness of a youthful sports. Mrs John Campbell, Dunlusquoin.

inan, and with considerable skill, nearly to - At Ayr, John Hamilton Kennedy, the day of his death. infant son of Quintin Kennedy, Esq. of At Lisbon, Mr David Gardiner, forDrunmellan.

merly of Glasgow. At Edinburgh, Caroline, only daugh At Bengal, Major George Eagle, of ter of General Francis Dundas.

the 2d battalion native infantry. 2. At Edinburgh, Mr Patrick Cunning James Schiffer, a husbandman, who ham, jeweller, much and justly regretted died on the 29th ult. at Glassen, near Co.

At London, Sir John Callender, Bart. logne, attained the advanced age of 109 of Westerton, Stirlingshire ; of Chrichton years. He led a life of temperance and and Preston-hall, in Mid Lothian; and activity. When bordering on his centenaElphinston, East Lothian.

ry year, he was vigorous enough to sustain 3. At Aberdeen, Miss Elizabeth Alcock, the labour of thireshing corn. At that age eldest daughter of the late Mr Alcock, he lost his sight, the only infirmity which some time one of the clergymen of St Paul's he ever experienced. He retained his men. Chapel there.

tal faculties to the last.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany, ,

FOR MAY 1812.

With a View of Broomhall House.

POETRY.

.......... 326

CONTENTS :
Page

Page
Register of the Weather for May.... 322 , bandry adopted in the more im.
High Water at Leith for June ib.

proved Districts of Scotland. By Description of Broomhall House... 329 the Right Hon. Sir Jobn Sinclair 367 Epitaphs in the Scotch Kirk Burial New Works published in Edinburgh 372 Ground, Liverpool, with Bill of Literary Intelligence .....

ib. Mortality ....

....... 325 Proceedings of the Wernerian Natural History Society .......

Monody on the untimely Death of a Montbly Memoranda in Nat. History 327

virtuous young Lady............... 374 Address to an Owl ....

375 Memoirs of the Progress of Manu

Reflexions occasioned by a Survey factures, Chemistry, Science, and

of Ancient Greece. From Lord the Fine Arts ......

ib.

Byron's “ Childe Harold ”......... 376 Biographical Account of the late General Mackinnon, who fell at

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT. Ciudad Rodrigo .......... 329 House of Lords

377 Description of Palermo ; with Anec

Commons

ib. dolces of the Sicilian Court......... 334

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. On the comparatively small Faults

Spain & Portugal--Storming of Baand Virtues.......

dajoz............. Narrative of a Mineralogical Excur.

..... 337

379

America sion to the Top of Ben-Nevis, by Sweden ....

.................................. 886 Dr Macknight ...... Observations on the Fifth Exhibition

Domestic Intelligence - Assassina

tion of Mr Perceval.................. 387 of Paintings in Edinburgh......... 346 Specimens of the Maxims of Con

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. fucius, the Chinese Philosopher... 356

Circuit Intelligence ...... ..............

891 Anecdotes of an Itinerant Preacher Execution of Hugh Macdonald, of the Fifteenth Century..

Neil Sutherland, and Hugh MacOn the Abuse of Charities.............

360 Intosh.........

................................. 994 • On the Means of Preserving the Appointments........................... 396 Peace of the City.........

ib. Births......

................................ 397 View of Political Society in America 363 Mariages SCOTTISH Review,

Deaths

................................... 399 An Account of the Systems of Hus Stocks and Markets ........... 400

***......... 384

...... 341

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

For June 1812. From April 26th, to May 25th, 1812,

Day. | Morn. | Even. in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

H. M.H. M.

M. 1 7 16 7 43 1812. [Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. Tu. 2 8 9 8 35

W. 31 9 0 9 26 April

M. N.
26 29.7 39 39 | 0.2 Rain

Th. 49 52 10 19 27 30. 40 50

5 10 45 11 12 28 30.2441

6 47

Sa. 611 38|12 29 30.24 42

Su. 712 33 30 30.240 | 45

M. 8 I 11 1 30

Tu. May 1 30.28 39 50

9 1 581 2 27 40 47 0.33 Rain

W. 101-2 55 3 23 329.95 42 48

Th. 11 3 51 4 19

0.08 4 29.85 39

F. 12 4 46 5 12 55 0.04

Showers 5| 30.1

1 52 0.17 Snow

Sa. 131 5 37 6 6) 30.25 36 47

Clear

Su. 14) 6 25 6 48 7 30.25 3645 0.02 Snow

M. 151 711 7 39 8 30. 42 63

Clear

Tu. 16 7 55 8 16 9 29.78 52 66

W. 15 8 37 8 58. 20 29.7 50 62 0.13 Rain

Th. 18 9 19 9 40 11 29.45 48 | 55 0.15

Fr. 1910 210 23 12 29.65

7 59 0.06

Sa. 20 104511. 13 29.64 4962

Showers

Su. 2111 3011 53 14 29.72 4662

Clear

M. 22 12 17 12 41
Tu. 23

1
15 30.

7 36 1 60 16) 30.35 44 52

W. 24. 1. 32 1 58 17 30.41 47 54

Th. 25. 2. 25 2 52 18 30.31 46 49

Fr. 26. 3. 19 3 46

Cloudy 19 30.2 42 45

Clear

Sa. 271 4 13 4 40 20|29.95

71 5 34 40 | 47 0.24 Rain

Su. 28 5

M. 29 6 06 26 21 30. 41 | 48 0.04 Showers 22 30.3 42 59

Clear Tu. 30 6 52 7 18 23 30.3 43 55 0.01 Showers 24 | 30.25 49 58 0.2 Rain

MOON'S PHASES 25 | 30.16 55 | 56

Clear

FOR JUNE, 1812.

Apparent time at Edinburgh. Quantity of rain............... 167

Last Quart. 2 57 % afterd. New Moon 9 37 7 morn. First Quart. 16 54 8 aftern. Full Moon 24 20 7 afters..

D. M. H.

June 4. King George III, born 1738.

5. Duke of Cumberland born.
21. Sun enters Cancer 15 m. past 3 afternoon.

Longest Day

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