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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

EDINBURGH

LITERARY MISCELLANY:

BEING

A General Repository

OF

LITERATURE, HISTORY, AND POLITICS,

For 1809.

Ne quid falsi dicere audeat, ne quid veri non audeat.

VOL. LXXI.

EDINBURGH:

PRINTED FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND COMPANY,

Br 7. RUTHVEN AND SONS.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

For JANUARY 1809 :

With a Portrait of Neil Gow.

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Register of the Weather for Jan. . New Works published in Edinburgh, 46
High Water at Leith for February, ib. Scottish Literary Intelligence, . . ib.
A Brief biographical Account of Neil Literary Intelligence, English and
Gow, ...

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Foreign,

• 47 Proceedings of the Wernerian Natu. ral History Society, .

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POETRY. Monthly Memoranda in Natural His. tory, ..

6 Epitaph on Mr Alex. Cockburn, youngDirections for the use of Coffee,

7 er of Ormiston, in a Cemetery in Or. Recollections in Scotland, ..

9 miston Hall, Description of Edinburgh: with an Account of the present State of

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. its Medical School, from the Gerinan,

American States, .

49 A Journey through the Highlands and -Message to the Senate and House

Western Isles, in the Summer of of Representatives of tne United 1804.-By the Ettrick Shepherd, 14

States,

ib. On Poetical Taste and Criticism, 17

Continuance of the Embargo, 55 Account of the Edinburgh House of

Persia,

56 Industry,

Turkey,

ib. Letter on the Subject of Lord Lovat's Spain, . .

57 Trial, .. 22 - Military Operations,

ib. Advertisement.-By the late David -Battle of Tudela,

ib. Hume,

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-Battle of Saragossa,

59 Account of the burning of a Pope, by -Capture of Madrid by the French, 60

the Students of the College of Edin - Proclamation by Bonaparte,
burgb, in 1680,
24 Portugal,

68 Biographical Sketch of Admiral Sir - Proclamation by the Intendant GeThomas Pasley, . ..

neral of Police,

69 Buras's Letter to Mr Erskine of Mar, 30 Saveden and Russia,

ib. General Observations on Scottish Naval Intelligence,

i 70 Songs, by Burns,

31 Description of Bagdad,

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Scottish CARONICLE. Memoirs of the Progress of Manu.

factures, Chemistry, Science, and Proceedings of the High Court of Justhe Fine Arts, . 37 ticiary,

73 Military Appointments,

76 Marriages,

77 SCOTTISH REVIEW. Births,

ib. 1. Macneill's Lyric Muse of Scotland, 38 Deaths, .

78 II. Weber's Flodden. Field,

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Stocks and Markets,

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State of the BAROMETER, in inches and decimals, High Water at LEKH

and of Farenheit's THERMOMETER, in the For FEBRUARY 1809. open air, taken in the morning before sun-rise,

Even. Morn. and at noon; and the quantity of rain-water

Days. H. M. H. M. fallen, in inches and decimals, from Nov.

W. 1 2 49 3 7 26. to Dec. 25. 1808, in the vicinity of

Th. 2 3 26 3 43 Edinburgh.

Fr. 3 4 2 4 21

Sa. 4 4 40 5 0 Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather.

Su. 5 5 22 5 44 Dec. M. N. In, Pts.

M. 6 6 7 6 31 26 29.72 | 33 34 0.1 Snow

Tu. 7 7 07 30 27 29.72 34 35

Cloudy

W. 8 8 4 8 46 28 29.73 35 37

Ditto

Th. 9 9 29 10 13 29.74 37 38 0.5 Rain

Fr. 10 10 55 11 33 30 29.75 36 36 0.35 Ditto

Sa. 11

0 6 31 29.76 38 39 0.02 Showers

Su. 12 0 37 1 3 29.76 33 34 Cloudy

M. 13 1 27 1 50 2 29.8 33

(1.03 Snow

Tu. 14 2 10 2 30 329.82 32 32 0.02

Ditto

W. 15 2 49 3 8 29.9 30 30 0.03 Ditto

Th. 16 3 24 3 40 29.95 28 29 0.02 Ditto

Fr. 17 3 55 4 13 6 29.5 33 39

Cloudy

Sa. 18 4 27 4 44 29.25 | 36 41 Ditto

Su. 19 4 59 5 15 8 29.26

Clear

M. 20 5 32 5 49 9 29.25 37

Cloudy

Tu. 21 6 9 6 30 10 29.25 37 37 1.59 Rain

W. 22 6 55 7 26 11 29.5 35 38

Cloudy

Th. 23 8 08 39 12 29.75 34 40

Clear

Fr. 24 9 30 10 8 13 29.8 37 37

Ditto

Sa. 25 10 46 11 22 14 30. 16 30

Ditto

Su. 26 11 53 15 30. 21 25

Ditto

M. 27 0 20 0 43 16 30. 25 30

Ditto

Tu. 28 1 6 1 26 17 30. 21 | 30

Ditto 30. 23 32

Ditto 19 29.85 14 28

Clear 20 29.8 27 34

Ditto

MOON'S PHASES 28 32 0.04 Snow

For FEBRUARY 1809. 22 29.5 9 22

Clear

Apparent time at Edinburgh.. 23 29.7

Ditto
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Ditto Last Quar. 7. 4. 15. even. 25 29.5 30 38

Ditto

New Moon, 14. 2. 1. even.

First Quart. 22. 11. 3. morit. Quantity of Rain 2..

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