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13. At the Manse of Croy, in the 22d Also Earl of Doncaster and Lord Tyreyear of his age, Mr Alexander Calder, dale in England, Knight of the Garter preacher of the Gospel.

Lord Lieutenant of the counties of EdinEXTRAORDINARY MORTALITY.–At So- burgh and Roxburghshire, Governor of the ciety, near Queensferry, on the 10th Dec. Royal Bank of Scotland, &c. His Grace Isabella Mermell, aged 3 years. On the was born in 1746, and succeeded his grand11th Dec. William Miller Mennell, aged father in 1752.--He was the only son of 7 months. On the 13th Dec. Mary Men Francis, Earl of Dalkeith, by Lady Caronell, aged 7 years, and Margaret Mennell, line Campbell, eldest daughter of John, the aged 5 years, son and daughters of William Great Duke of Argyle. In 1786, his Mennell.

Grace married Elizabeth Montagu, only 16. The Right Rev. Dr Charles Moss, daughter of the last Duke of Montagu, by Bishop of Oxford, Chancellor of Bath and whom he has issile, Charles William, now Wells, &c. His Lordship had the misfor- Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry, and tune to break a blood-vessel some time Henry James, Lord Montagu, and four ago, from the effects of which he never re- daughters ; viz. the Countess of Courtown, covered.

Countess of Home, Marchioness of Queens. 17. At Aberdeen, George Tower, Esq. berry, and Countess of Ancram ; all of several years a respectable magistrate of whom have families. that city.

His Grace is succeeded in his titles and 18. At Glasgow, in the 81st year of estates by his eldest son, Charles William, his age, the Reverend George Thomson, Earl of Dalkeith; who married Harriet, formerly preacher of the Gospel there. daughter of the late Viscount Sidney, and

At Burnside, George Lorimer, Esq. has several children. of Holmhead.

His Grace succeeded at an early age to 21. Sincerely lamented, the gallant a princely fortune, which gave him the veteran Sir Peter Parker, Admiral of the means of indulging his natural disposition fleet of England.

to public spirit and private liberality, to At Bathgate, the Reverend Walter which purposes, accordingly, a considerable Jardine, in the 720 year of his age, and part of his immense funds were known to 31st of his ministry, deeply lamented. be applied. He was exceedingly affable

29. At Forfar, David Mann, writer. in his manners; and what deserves to be

Jan. 11. 1812. At Dalkeith Palace, his recorded of a person so greatly exalted Grace Henry Scott, Duke of Buccleuch both in rank and fortune, was generally and Queensberry, Marquis of Dumfries. accessible to the poor. As a landlord, his shire, Earl of Dalkeith, Sanquhar, and liberality was well known; he was easy of Drumlanrig, Viscount Nith, Torthowald access, and always ready to take an active and Ross, Lord Scott of Eskdale, Douglas part in any scheme of benevolence and huof Kinmount, Middlebie, and Dornock:- manity.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR FEBRUARY 1812.

With a view of Threave Castle, in Galloway.

CONTENTS:

83

136

Page

Page Register of the Weather for February 82 The Scottish Adventurers ; or, the High Water at Leith for March....... ib. Way to Rise, an Historical Tale ; Description of Threave Castle, in by Hector Macneill, Esq............ 127 Galloway...............

New Works published in Edinburgh 131 Varieties, Literary and Miscellaneous. 84 Literary Intelligence.....

ib. Thoughts on the Improvement of the

POETRY. Police of Edinburgh....

ib. Monthly Memoranda in Nat

. History 85 Prologue and Epilogue to the TraMemoirs of the Progress of Manufac gedy of Helga........

134 tures, Chemistry, Science, and the On the Death of Mr Archibald Fine Arts ....... 86 Campbell.........

135 Effects of Fashionable Education, il.

Ode on the Death of Dr John Leylustrated in the History of Billy

den, Author of the Scenes of In, Hopeful........

........ 89

fancy......... Description of the Ruins of Sparta. PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT. From Chateaubriand's Travels...... 97

House of Lords........

......................... 137 Description of the Red Sea in Pales

of Commons........................

138 tine. From the same........ 101 Account of the Inhabitants of Jerusa

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. lem. From the same.........

.......... 102

East Indies-Final Reduction of Java 143 Biographical Sketch of General Mack 105

Sweden ..........

............... 144 Beographical Sketch of the Count D'Artois......

Spain and Portugal..................... 145 107

United States....... Rites observed at the Indian Temple

........................ 149 of Juggernaut. From Buchanaa's

South America...........

ib. Christian Researches in Asia...... 109

Domestic Intelligence.................... 150 Proceedings of the Highland Society

Ireland............

ib. of Scotland........

113

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. Trial of John Lindsay Craufurd and

High Court of Justiciary.–Trial of James Bradley, for falsifying pa Alexander Cain.......

151 pers.......

115 Court of Session....................... 152 Proceedings of the Wernerian Society 723 of Teinds ............................

ib. SCOTTISH REVIEW.

Appointments..

.......................... 154 A Breefe Memorialle of the Lyfe and

..... ib. Death of Dr James Spottiswood, Marriages and Deaths.................. 155 Bahop of Clocher in Ireland...... ib. Stocks and Markets......

m... 160 1

Births .......

N.

M. 40

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

For March 1812. From Jan. 25th, to Feb. 25th, 1812,

Morn. Even. in the vicinity of Edinburgh. Days.

H. M.H. M Su. 1 3 59 4 14

M. 2 4 28 4 44 1812. (Barom.|Thermom. Rain. Weather. Tu. 35 11 5 17 , |

W. 4 5 36 5 55 26 29.92 45 0.05 Rain

Th. 51 6 18 6 43 27 29.5 44 46 0.15

F. - 6 7 12 7 46 28 29.41

Sa.

9 7 8 24 9

Clear 4845

Su. 8 9 5610 39 29 29.1 40 43

M. 911 1611 49 30 29.45 41 48 31 29.5

0 20 32

Tu. 10 39 0.02

Showers

W. 11] 0 45 1 11 Feb. 1 29.64 39 45 0.31 Rain

2 Th. 121 37 2

Clear 2 29.63 | 42 | 46

F. 3 29.5 40 44

Rain 0.35

13 2 24 2 46

7 3 30 41 29.6

Sa. 14) 3 41

45 0.11 51. 29.7 3942

Su. 15 3 511 4 11 Cloudy

M. 164 32 4 52 6| 29.343 46

Tu. 17/ 5 71 29.81

14 5 36 40 0.01 Showers||

32
8 29.95 | 32 44

Clear

W. 18 5 571 6 21 9 30.

Th, 19 6 467 15 34 40

Cloudy
10 29.8 42

F.
Clear

20 7 471 8 25 42

Sa. 211 9 71 9 53 11 29.49 | 40 42 0.02 Showers 12 29.46 98 50 0.1

Su. 2210 3511 11 Rain

M. 2311 43
13 29.5. 32 40 0.53

36
14 29.31
42

Tu. 24 0
Clear

7 0 30

W. 25 O 511 1 10 15 29.5 32

Snow 40 | 0.01

Th. 26 1 27 1 44 16 29.71 32

Clear

42
171 29.51 38 38 0.52 | Rain

Fr. 27 1 59 2 15 18 29.94 29 42

Sa. 28 2 31 2 46 Clear

Su. 29 3 1) 3 15 19 29.1 42 54

M.' 30 3 311 3 47 20 29.84 45 53.

Tu. 314 2 4 18 21 | 29.6

50
22 29.32 44 45 01. Rain

MOON'S PHASES 23 | 29.5 42 48

Clear

FOR MARCH, 1812. 24 | 29.75 32 40

Apparent time at Edinburgh. 25 | 29.29 37 1 42 0.05 Rain

D. M. H.
Last Quart. 6 48 9 moru.

New Mopo 13 19 6 morni. Quantity of rain.............. 2.33

First Quart. 19 55 10 even. full Moon 28 8 Omida,

- March 11. Court of Session rises.

20. Sun enters Aries 47m. past 5 afternoon.
21. Day and night equal.
22. Palm Sunday.
27. Good Friday.
29. Easter Sunday.

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