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Table, shewing the Monthly Results of a Meteorological Journal kept at

Nottingham by Dr Clarke.

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January, 1531735.29 14 30.05 28.65 29.44 1.13 18 13 14 18 9 5 February, 5430 43.00 14 30.33 28.68 29.62 0.74 18 10 2 3 33 16 March, 623044.00 10 30.38 29.00 29.99 0.40 26 5 22 6 9 15 April,

56 2842.76 13 30.36 28.97 29.73 0.54 13 17|| 16 1 14 18 177 38 57.61 9 30.26 29.23 29.84 0.43 24 7 10 13 19 13 74 4557.71 18 30.45 29.27 29.84 0.62 21 9 11 71 15 14

17846 59.64 10 30.12 29.39 29.88 0.24 17) 14|| 24 4 10 18 August, 764860.69 8 29.97 29.23 29.64 0.45| 12 19 3 8 31 8

172 3450.46 12 29.87 29.05 29.46 0.63 25 5 2 5 11 171

673052.00 10 30.25 29.77 30.09 0.38 25 6 13 6 17) 4) Nov. 6126 42.10 11 30.41 29.03 29.89 0.77 | 18 12 12 2 622

1533340.12 13 30.00 28.25 29.45 0.90 71 14 1 6 23 15

May, June, July,

Sept. Oct.

Dec.

Total

||234131||130 79|197165

ANNUAL RESULTS.

THERMOMETER.

Wind.
Highest Observation,
July 27th,

789. S.
Lowest Observation,
Jan, 22d,

170. N. Greatest Variation in 24 hours, June 1st and 2d, 18o.

Annual Mean, 48°. 78.

BAROMETER.

Wind. Highest Observation,

June 25th, 30.45 N. E. Lowest Observation,

Dec. 17th, 28.25 W.
Greatest Variation in 24

hours, Jan. 30th
and 31st,

1.13
Annual Mean, 29.74

TABLE, shewing the Quantity of Rain that fell in different Parts of England and Scotland in the Year 1809.

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May,

2.91 8.44 5.22 3.50 1.57 3.98 2.67 4.66 6.58 0.77 | 1.80 2.76 2.085) 1.560 1.435 2.121 1.22
Jan.
Feb.
1.86 4.31 3.29 2.59 2.94 2.58 1.96 3.11 4.53

1.69 3.16 3.204 2.865 2.820 4.697 1.25
March, 0.94 0.00 0.44 0.82 0.48 0.43 0.35 0.53) 1.13 0.72 0.75 0.21 0.694 0.339 0.360 2.981 0.86
April, 3.46 3.95 1.70 2.10 3.05 2.11 0.96 4.59 2.20 2.30 2.15 2.01 1.240 0.785 0.386 1.751 2.23

0.86 1.07 1.83 1.59 0.45 2.96 3.42 3.39 3.85 1.80] 2.14 2.076 2.935 2.379| 2.806 1.44

1.20 2.38 2.06 2.24 3.24 2.01 2.45 3.10 4.26 2.45 2.45 3.02 2.525 1.846 2.379 2.956 2.40 June,

3.58 3.45 2.00 2.87 2.38 2.28 1.79| 4.00 3.45 1.44 1.44 2.39 2.324 1.545 2.245 1.829 2.83

2.64 3.70 4.38 4.53 5.88 4.61 3.85 6.12 7.25 3.75 4.50 5.56 6.502 4.470) 5.283 6.298 3.92 Aug.

2.90) 3.34 4.13 3.90 3.10 4.29 4.22 4.75 5.57 2.60 3.13 2.94 3.476 2.788 2.825 2.025 2.34 Sept.

0.61 0.87 1.66 0.35 0.31 1.19 0.406 0.950 1.442 2.220 1.21 Oct 0.22 0.60 0.28 0.75 0.56 1.41 Nov.

1.38 1.30 1.91 1.70 1.90 2.25 2.14 3.87 2.80 1.33 1.18 0.87 1.415 1.175 0.925 2.410 1.67

3.00 5.53 2.67 1.79| 2.42 2.74 4.68 5.74 7.08 1.84 1.81 3.24 2.575 3.190 3.153 6.535 3.11 Total, (24.95 38.07 29.91 28.38 27.97 91.65 29.10 71.73 60.36 17.55 29.01 29.49 28.552 24.440 25.132 40.624. 24.48

July,

Dec.

GENERAL RESULTS.

...........Ditto..

Inches. LONDON, greatest quantity of rain fell in July............3.58 ChicheSTER,...

...............Ditto.....................January.......8.44 CHATSWORTH,

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January.......5.22 HORNCASTLE, ......Ditto..................... August, .......4.53 FERRIBY, ...................Ditto......................

August, .......5.88 HEATH, .................Ditto..................... August, .......4.61 MANCHESTER, ............Ditto..................... December, ...4.68 LANCASTER, ..Ditto................... August, .......6.12 DALTON,

.Ditto.............

August, .......7.26
WEST BRIDGFORD, .Ditto.....................August, .......3.75
NOTTINGHAM,
...........Ditto..........

August,
EDINBURGH, ...............Ditto.................... August, .......5.56
DALKEITH, ..............Ditto................ August, .......6.502
BOTHWELL CASTLE, ...Ditto............ August, .......4.470
GLASGOW,

.Ditto..............

.August, .......5.283 LARGS, ...................Ditto..................... December, ...6.535 GORDON CASTLE, .......Ditto....................August,

... August, .......3.92

.......4.50

VOL. II. PART II.

2 K

SOME ACCOUNT

Of un Attempt made by Mr Balman a Hanoverian, and Mr Francis Huger

an American, to liberate M. de la Fayette from his Confinement in the Castle of Olmutz, 1794.

[This interesting narrative was drawn up by the writer from personal communica.

tions with Mr Huger. We pledge ourselves for its authenticity. The brief ac count, contained in the Appendix to Segur's History of Frederick William II., is very inaccurate.]

A MONGST the many extraordinary zed as a traitor, and delivered up to characters which the eventful times the Emperor of Germany ; who, as we live in

produced to the no- garding him as one of the chief intice of the world, no man has under. struments of the insulting degradagone greater vicissitudes of fortune tion and subsequent death of the royal than La Fayette. At one time we family of France, ordered him into behold him tearing himself from the close confinement in the castle at 01. fascinations of the most 'licentious mutz. Compassion for his fate drew court in Europe, braving the elements petitions

from all quarters for his rein search of the bubble reputation, sease. The emperor was inexorable

, and combating for the cause of li- and Fayette had dragged on two miberty under the bar.ners of Washing- serable years in his solitary prison

, ton; at another, sowing the seeds when a stranger and a foreigner step, of confusion in his native country, ped forwards from pure motives of idolized by an enthusiastic populace, compassion, and an anxious wish to and raised to the chief command of be of service to a man who had 80 his emancipated countrymen ; then signalized himself in the cause of lproscribed and hunted by those asso. berty, Balman was a Hanoverian by ciates who no longer stood in need of birth, young, active, intrepid, and inhis assistance ; a fugitive in a foreign telligent. He repaired alone and on land, obliged to seek an asylum foot to Olmütz to gain such infor amongst his enemies ; and lastly, sei- mation as might enable him to judge

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