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THE

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EDINBURGH

LITERARY MISCELLANY:.

BEING

A General Repository

OF

LITERATURE, HISTORY, AND POLITICS,

FOR 1810.

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

VOL. LXXII.

EDINBURGH:
PRINTED FOR "ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND COMPANY, .

By J. Harden & Co.

1810.

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With a view of FLEURS, the Seat of the Duks of ROXBURGH.

CONTENTS :

Page

Page

Register of the Weather for fan. . .

SCOTTISH Review,

High Water at Leitb for Feb.

ib. I. Sermons, by James Finlayson, D.D.

Description of Fleurs, the Seat of the

F.R.S.E.............. 37

Duke of Roxburgh, ........ 3 11. Observations on the Structure of

Proceedings of the Wernerian Natu. Hospitals for the Treatment of

ral History Society, ....... ib. Lunatics, by Dr Duncan, .... 40

Monthly Memoranda in Natural His-

tory, ............... 4

Proceedings of the Highland Society

New Works published in Edinburgh, 44

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

Scottish Literary Intelligence, ... ib.

Memoirs of the Progress of Manu.

Literary Intelligence, English and

factures, Chemistry, Science, and

Foreign, .............

the Fine Arts, .......... 6

Table of the Population, Revenue,

POETRY.

&c. of the States belonging to the

Verses on the Death of a lovely Buy, 47

Confederation of the Rhine, ... 9

Winter, an Ode, by Andrew Scott, . ib.

A Tous from Arbroath to Montrose,

The Simmer Gloamin', .......

principally with a view to its re Song, .................

mote Antiquities, .........10

Lines written at Habby's Howe, . . .

Account of the battle of Sheriff muir;

in a Letter from a Gentleman at

HISTORICAL Affairs.

Stirling to his friend at Edinburgh, 11 America, ................
Account of the Execution of Mar. -Meeting of Congress, ......
garet Myles, hanged at Edinburgh - President's Message, ....... 1b.

on the zoth day of November 1702, 13 France, ....... .......
Proceedings of the Caledonian Hor Repudiation of the Empress yose.

ticultural Society, ........, ib. phine, .............

Epitaphs, .............. 15 Spain, ................

Authentic particulars of the Death of Expedition to Holland, .i...,

Lord Nelson, ........... 18 Persian Ambassador, .......

Sixth Report of the Commissioners Address of the City of London to

for making and maintaining the the King, r............

Caledonian Canal, . ........ 21

Account of the Poker Club,.... 26

SCOTTISH CHRONICLÉ.

Memoirs of the late Duke of Port. Court of Session, .......... 73

land, ................ 28 Court of Exchequer, ........

Civil Appointments, ........

Account of Rare Books and Tracts, with

Marriages, .......

Extracts.

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Births,............... 77

The Reveur, a Periodical Paper pub. Deaths, ............... ID.

lished at Edinburgh 1737-8,... 32 Stocks and Markets is..... So

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State of the BAROMETER, in inches and decimals, 11 High Water .at LEITH

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

Mom. | Even. and at noon; and the quantity of rain-water Days. H. M. H. M. fallen, in inches and decimals, from Dec.

0 16 26. 1809, to Jan. 25. 1810, in the vicinity 2

1 15 of Edinburgh.

Sa. 3 1 2 6
Su. 4

2 52
Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. M. 5
Dec.
M. N. In. Pts.

Tu. 6 26 29.75 | 40 | 40 | 0.2 Rain

W. 7. 30. 29 32

Clear

Th. 8 29.92 39 42

Ditto Fr. 9 29.45

0.05 Showers Sa. 10 6 26 29.6

0.43 Snow Su. 11 17 29.7

Clear

M. 128 29.75 45

0.01 Ditto Tu, 13 29.95

Ditto W. 14 10 54 30.05 | 41

Ditto 29.95 | 46

Ditto Fr. 16 30.15 | 41

Ditto.

Sa. 17 30.1 39

Ditto 30. 1 36

Showers. M. 19 29.95

Cloudy

Tu. 20 29.79 40

Clear

W. 21
29.9

Ditto
Th. 22

4 18 29.8

Ditto
Fr. 23

4.56 12 29.85

Rain
Sa. 24

5 37 13

Clear Su. 25 | 6 23 30.2

Snow

M. 26 6 51 7 23 15 | 30.15

Ditto

Tu.27 8 0 8 41 16 29.9

0.02 Ditto

W. 281 9 24 10 7 29.88 ). 28

Clear 30.16

Ditto

MOON'S PHASES 30.17

Ditto

For FEBRUARY. 30.121

Apparent time at Edinburgb. 30.19

Ditto

D. H. 11.

New Moon, 4. 2. y. morn.

Snow 30.2

First Quart, 11.6. 55. morn. 30.3 35

Full Moon, 19. 10 59. morn. 30. 2 39 | 45

Cloudy Last Quart. 26. 8. 37. even. 25 | 30.25 i 42 | 45

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17

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Cloudy

Clear

Quantity of Rain 1.94

Feb. 24. Duke of Cambridge born, (1774.)

27. Hare hunting ends.

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