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from which he was draughted into the 78th At Lady Abercromby's house, at Rich. regiment ; he was a little man, about five mond, Ralph Abercromy Cameron, secund feet five inches, was generally very healthy, son of Donald Cameron, of Lochiel, Esq. and a great walker; he was only five days Major Stephen Stoddari, of the 6th,

or Inneskillen dragoons, Deputy Judge AdJuly 29. At Dumfries, Mr Robert Litster, vocate on a general Court-Martial in Lime. deacon of the Incorporation of Tailors, aged rick. He met with a dreadfui accident; by 78.

a fall from his horse, his head was fractured, At Dunfermlis Mrs Margaret Ward- which occasioned his death. law, wife of the Rev. James Husband.

At St Kitt's, on his passage home, 30. At Cardonald, Mrs Helen Campbell, Lieut. Robert Scott, of the 90th regt. son of wife of Mr Al. Wighton, merchant, Glasgow. Mr Henry Scott, Deloraine, Selkirkshire.

31. At Greenock, Lewis Gellie, Esq. of · At Bath, in the 78th year of his age, the Royal Navy, aged 93. Mr Gellie, a Rawson Hart Bodham, Esq. late Governor native of Aberdeen, was one of the oldest of Bombay. Lieutenants in his Majesty's Navy, having At Barntick, in the county of Clare, served with Admiral Boscawen, with whom Sir Joseph Peacocke, Bart. he was a great favourite.

Suddenly, in his 35th year, and uni. Lately, At Berwick, Burnet Roger Grieve, versally regretted, at Mercat, in the East Esq. aged 87 years, much respected. He Indies, Lieutenant David Stewart, of the was the oldest burgess of that Corporation. 25th light dragoons, son of the late Thomas

At Corpusty, Norfolk, S. Mogg, aged Stewart, Esq. town-clerk of Montrose. 102. He fought at the battle of Quebec, At Grangehousa, Mrs Macmikin, sen. under the celebrated General Wolfe.

of Kilsaintninian, in the 86th year of her At Ashfield, where he had retired age. This lady's birth was distinguished by from the fatigues of public life, James Min- the following curious coincidences: she was gay, Esq. aged 63. He was many years born on the first day of the year, the first distinguished as an eminent King's Counsel. day of the month, the first day of the week,

At Foresthill, near Peckham, William the first day of the moon, and at the first Scott, Esq. of East Blair, in the county of hour of the day. Fife.

At Somerston, Mr William Napier, in At Coventry, while visiting a patient, the 72d year of his age. He was distin David Rattray, M. D. aged 75.

guished for his musical skill; and for the At Peterhead, the Rev. Dr William beautiful selections of Scotch ballads which Laing, clergyman of St Peter's Chapel. he edited. For many years he belonged to

At Hermitage, near Limerick, Lord his Majesty's band, and to the professional Massy. He is succeeded in his title and Concert ; but was obliged to retire on account estates by his son Hugh, a minor, now Lord of the gout in his hands, to which he became Massy.

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Prices of Oat, Pease, and Barley Meal, in
Edinburgh Market, per peck.

Pease and
Oatmeal.
1812.

1812. / Wheat. Barley. | Oats. Pease.

Barley Meal.
Bolls. Price. Bolls., Price.

390 33 00 65 24 00
11. 300 35 00 53 24 00
18.
40 00

00 25. 150 40 00 46 25 00

Aug. 4.

S.
July 31. | 61 74 50 62 39 51 39 18
Aug. 7.

64 79 52 63 44 59 39 45 14. 70 82 50 60 44 54 41 32 21.66 85 / 50 60 45 5541 57 728 State

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............. 707

Register of the Weather for August... 650 New Works published in Edinburgh... 702 High Water at Leith for September.... ib.

Literary Intelligence........

ib. Description of Elcho Castle ......... 651

POETRY. Monthly Memoranda in Nat. History, 652 Horribilia........

...... 703 Proceedings of the Caledonian Horti- Verses written at Habby's Howe, 28th cultural Society ...............

653
June 1812.............

704 Remarks on Pinkerton's Etymology of

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT. the Picts .......

654

House of Lords ................... 705 Memoirs of the Progress of Manufac.

-Catholic Question .......

ib. tures, Chemistry, Science, and the

-Peace preservation Bill....

706 fine Arts.........

.... 656

-Prorogation of Parliament On the Beauty of the Human Form; House of Commons... ...................... 708

from the Italian of Saverio Pettinelli, 657 Internal Disturbances.................. 709 On a Phenomenon in musical Sounds 659

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS.
Anecdotes and Letters of the late Dr
Gilbert Stuart..........
660 Spain...........

712

ib. Visit of Dr Clarke to the Plain of Troy, 666 - Capture of Madrid.,

Siege of Cadiz raised..

714 -View from Gargarus..........

670
India.........

715 Conclusions relative to Troas......... ib. -Dreadful Fire at Seramporc, Bengal, ib.

Sicily.............

716 -Greek Manuscripts at Constantinople, 671

-Revolution in the Government..... ib. Description of the New River, by which

The Northern war

717 London is supplied with Water....... 672

American War........

718 Origin of Pamphlets, with Anecdotes Naval Intelligence.......

720 of the Prices of scarce Books......... 676 -Destruction of a Danish fleet......... ib. List of Scottish Trees of remarkable

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. magnitude........... 683

721 Account of the Bonaparte Family....... 685

Court of Session.......
Court of Exchequer.........

722 Account of the different modes of fish

High Court of Justiciary.

ib. ing in the Solway Firth........ 688

Appointments........

724 Births

725 SCOTTISH REVIEW. Marriages.......

726 Deaths.......

727 Shipwrecks and Disasters at Sea........ 691 Stocks and Markets ......

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STATE OF THE BAROMETER, &c. High Water at Leith for From Aug. 26th to September 25th, 1812,

October 1812.

Day. Morn. Eden. in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

H. M. H. M.

Th. 111 2411 47 1812. Barom.|Thermom. Rain. Weather. Fr. 2) 12 10/12 33 Aug. M. N. I. P.

Sa. 3 12 55 26 30.095264 0.1 Rain

Su. 4 1 18 1 38 27 30.2 52 62 0.02 Showers M. 5 1 59 2 20 28 30.31 48 65

Clear

Tu. 6 2 42 3 3 29 | 30.34 | 49 64

W. 7 3 26 3 46 30 80.35 50 62

Cloudy

Th. 8 4 8 4 30 31 30.3 40 | 63

Fr. 9 53 5 15 Sept. 1 30.8 48 64

Sa. 10 5 38 6 2 2 30.25 48 67

Clear

Su. 11 6 27 6 51 330.21 | 5264 0.13 Rain

M. 12 7 17 7 42 4 30.0345 69

Clear

Tu. 13 8 8 8 34 5 30.04 4866

W. 14 9 1 9 27 6 30.11 46 65

Th. 15 9 54 10 21 7 30.11 47 66

Fr. 1610 48 11 15 8 30.11 50 64 0.19 Rain

Sa. 17|11 42 12 10 9 29.95 51 60 0.31

Su. 1812 36 10 | 29.9 52 62 0.15

M. 19 1 5 1 33 11 30.15 58 66

Clear

Tu, 20 2 1 2 30 12 30.25 49 67

W. 21 2 58 3 27 13 30.15 50 65

Th. 22 3 56 4 25 14 30.24 | 51 66

Fr. 23 4 55 5 25 15 30.12 52 66

Sa. 24 5 53 6 22 1629.9 54 60

Su. 25 6 50

7 19 17 | 29.99 48 62 0.02 Showers | M. 26

7 46 8 14 18 30.12 | 38 63

Clear

Tu. 27 8 38 9 19 30.22 42 64

W. 28 9 28 9 53 2030. 46 68 0.02 Showers Th 29 10 14 10 37 21 29.95 45 60

Clear

Fr. 3010 59 11 22 22 30.1 46 61

Showers Sa. 31 | 11

42| 12 23 | 30.2 58 59

Clear 24 | 30.1 4061

MOON'S PHASES

For OCTOBER 1812. 25 | 30.) 35 53

0.01 Shower

Apparent time at Edinburgh.

D. H. M.
New Moon 5 11 57 morning
First Quart. 13 2 12 aftern.

Full Moon 20 8 38 morning Quantity of Rain,............0.95

Last Quart. 27 2 40 morning

October 10. River Tweed closes.

25. King George III.'s accession 1760.

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