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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

EDINBURGH

LITERARY MISCELLANY:

BEING

. A General Repository

OF

LITERATURE, HISTORY, AND POLITICS,

For 1809.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

For JANUARY 1809 :
With a Portrait of Neil Gow.

CONTENTS:
Page

Page Register of the Weather for Jan. .. 2 New Works published in Edinburgh, .46 High Water at Leitb for February, . ib. Scottish Literary Intelligence,.... ib. A Brief biographical Account of Neil Literary Intelligence, English and

Gow, ................ 3 Foreign, .............. 47 Proceedings of the Wernerian Natu. ral History Society, .....:.: 5 ..

'POETRY. Monthly Memoranda in Natural His.

tory, ................ 6 Epitaph on Mr Alex. Cockburn, young. Directions for the use of Coffee, .. 7 er of Ormiston, in a Cemetery in Or. Recollections in Scotland, ...... 9 miston Hall, .. ......... 48 Description of Edinburgh: with an Account of the present State of

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. its Medical School, from the Ger. man, ..........,..... 10 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, ... ... ..... .

Industry, ............. 20 Turkey, ........... Letter on the Subject of Lord Lovat's Spain,..............

Trial, ............... 22 -Military Operations, ..., Advertisement.--By the late David -Batue of Tudela, ........

Hume, ............... 23 -Battle of Saragossa, ........ 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, ...62

burgb, in 1680, .......... 24 Portugal, ....... Biographical Sketch of Admiral Sir - Proclamation by the Intendant Ge.

Thomas Pasley, . ..,....... 27 n eral of Police, ..........69 Burns's Letter to Mr Erskine of Mar, 30 Sweden and Russia, ......... ib. General Observations on Scottish Naval Intelligence, ..........70

Songs, by Burns, ......... 31 Description of Bagdad, ....... 33 Memoirs of the Progress of Manu.

Scottish CHRONICLE. factures, Chemistry, Science, and Proceedings of the High Court of Justhe Fine Arts, . .......... 37 ticiary, .. .......... 73

Military Appointments,...,...76

Marriages, ........
SCOTTISH REVIEW.

Births, ..........
I. Macneill's Lyric Muse of Scotland, 38 Deaths,..........
II. Weber's Flodden. Field, ......42 Stocks and Markets, ...,

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State of the BAROMETER, in inches and decimals, l'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

y Days. H. M. H. M. fallen, in inches and decimals, from Nov. w. 2 49 26. to Dec. 25. 1808, in the vicinity of

3 7

Th. 2 § 26 3 43 Edinburgh.

Fr. 3 4 2 4 21

Sa. 4 4 40 5 0 Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. llsu. 5 5 22 5 44 Dec. N. In. Pts.

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

Tu. 7 7 0 7 29.72

30 Cloudy

W. 8 8 4 8 46 28 29.73

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Th. 9 9 29 10 13 29.74 I 0.5 Rain

Fr. 10 10 55 11 33 29.75

0.35

Ditto 29.76

Sa. 11 0.02 Showers

Su. 12 0 37 1 3 29.76

Cloudy

M. 13 1 27 1 50 29.8

(9.03
Snow

Tu. 14 2 10 2 30
29.82
0.02

W. 15 2
29.9

0.03
Ditto

Th. 16 3 24 3
29.95
0.02

Fr. 17 3
29.5

Cloudy

Sa. 18 29.25

Ditto

Su. 19 4 59 5 15 29.26

Clear

M. 20 5 32 5 49 29.25

Tu. 21 6 9 6 30 29.25

W. 22 6 55 7 26 29.5

Th. 23 8 0 8 39 29.75

Fr. 24 9 30 10 8 13 29.8

Ditto

Sa. 25 10 46 11 22 30.

Ditto

Su. 26 11 53 Ditto

M. 27 0 20 0 43 30.

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

Ditto
29.85 14
29.8

MOON'S PHASES
29.68
04 Snow

For FEBRUARY 1809.
29.
59

Clear

Apparent time at Edinburgh 29.7 | 11

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D. 1. M. 29.65

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Last Quar. 7. 4. 15. even. 29.5 | 30 | 38

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New Moon, 14. 2. I. even.

First Quart. 22. 11. 3. morit. Quantity of Rain 2.7

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