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For the Scots Mag. & Edin "Lut:" Mis" pub. by A. Constable & C.' 1 April 1809.

SCOTS MAGAZINE,

A N D

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR MARCH 1809 :
With a View of SMALLHOLM TOWER.

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CONTENTS:
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Register of the Weather for Match, 162 to erect a Monument to Lieut..
High Water at Leith for April,

General Sir John Moore, who was Descriptipu of Smallholm Tower, . .1163 born in that City,

* 205 Proceedings of the Wernerian Natur A Dirge on the Hero who felli at ral History Society, . ib. Gorunna,

206 Monthly Memoranda in Natural His Lines on Wallace;.

ib. tory,

164 Ode for the New Year 1809, Particulars of the Siege.of Saragossa, 166 Epitaphs,

ib. Memoirs of the Life of the late Sir Euphemia, !.

207
John Moore, K. BCommander in Lord Ruthven: 'a ballad,
Chief of the British Forces in Song, I'll pric yere bonnie mou, lassie, ib.
Spain, .

169
Proceedings of the Highland Society PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT.
of Scotland, i

176 House of Lords, Account of an Indian woman burn

209 Battle of Corunna,

ib, ing herself,

180

House of Commons, A Journey through the Highlands and

-The British Army in Spain,

ib, Western Isles, in the Summer of

-Battle of Vimiera, 1804. By the Ettrick Shepe

Increase of the Army,

213 herd, {I81

ib, Sketch of the Life of Dr James An,

The Duke of York, derson,

184 Letters to the Editor, occasioned by

- HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. Sir John Carr's Caledonian Sketches, 188 India,

217 Discourse by Lord Minto, Governor American States,

ib, General of Bengal, to the Mem. West Indies,

218 bers of the College of Fort-Wil Spain,

219 liam,

191 Portugal, Memoirs of the Progress of Manu. Naval Intelligence,

224 factures, Chemistry, Science, and Board of Inquiry,

225 the Fine Arts,

196
-Convention of Cintra,

ib.
Report to the King,

: 227
SCOTTISH REVIEW.
Trial for Murder,

230 Cromek's Reliques of Burns, 198

Drury Lane Theatre destroyed by
Fire,

231 New Works published in Edinburgh, 203

Fatal Duel,

233 Scottish Literary Intelligence, ib. Literary Intelligence, English and

SCOTTISH. CHRONICLE.
Foreign;
204 Court of Session,

234
Civil Appointments,
POETRY.
Naval Appointment,

ib.
Lines on General Moore,
205 Military Appointments,

ib. Lines written on hearing that the Marriages, Births, and Deaths, 237 Inhabitants of Glasgow intended Stocks and Markets,

240 State

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Sa.

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

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

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

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

Sa. 1 2 40 3 3 26. to March 25. 1809, in the vicinity of

Su. 2 3 24

3 45 Edinburgh.

M. 3

4 5 4 28 Tu. 4

4 51

5 15 Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather, W. 5

5 40 6 6 Feb. M. N. In. Pts.

Th. 6

6 35

7 6 26 | 30. 41 50

Clear

Fr. 7

7 40 8 17 27 30.3 40 50

Ditto

8 8 58 9 40 28 30.3 37 45

Ditto

Su. 9

10 18 10 53 Bi 30.32 38 43 0.02 Showers

M. 10 11 23 11 50 2 30.39 40 45

Clear
Tu. 11

0 16 P3 30.2 30 48

Ditto

W. 12 040 1 30.15 27 40

Ditto

Th. 13 118 1 37 5 30.24 30 41

Ditto

Fr. 14 1 54 2 11 6 30.3 30 48

Ditto

Sa. 15 2 27 2 44 30.2 40 48

Ditto

Su. 16 3 0 3 15 8 30.2 41 49

Ditto

M. 17 3 31 3 47 9 30.2 46 62

Ditto

Tu. 18 4 3 4 19 10 30.3 44 51

Cloudy
W. 19 4 38

4 55 11 30.32 45 55

Clear

Th, 20 5 14 5 36 12 30.32 31 46

Cloudy

Fr. 21 5 59 6 24 13 30.35 40 45

Ditto

Sa. 22 6 51 7 a 14 30.2

41
47
Ditto

Su. 23 7 58 8 35 15 30.15 40 50

Ditto

M. 24 9 13 9 51 16 30.1 40 48

Ditto

Tu. 25 10 25 10 56 17 30.1 37 51

Ditto

W. 26 11 29 - 11 54 18 30.1 36 52

Ditto
Th.27

0 19 19 30.1 32 52

Ditto

Fr. 28 045 1 9 20 30.0937 51

Cloudy

Sa. 29 1 32 1 57 30.09 35 55 Clear

Su. 30 2 21 2 45 22 29.9 45

55

Ditto 23 29.9 38 53

Ditto

MOON'S PHASES 24 29.8 45 45 0.01 Showers

For APRIL 1809. 25 29.45 30

47

0.13 Ditto Apparent time at Edinburgh,

21

D. H. M.

Last Quar. 7. 7. 56. morn,
New Moon, 14. 7. 44. even.
First Quart. 23. 0. 12. morn,
Full Moon, 30. 0. 25. morn.

Quantity of Rain 0.16

April 25. Princess Mary born, (1776.)

THE

Scots magazine,

A N D

EDINBURGH LITERARY MISCELLANY,

FOR MARCH 1809.

Description of SMALLHOLM TOWER.

Proceedings of the Wernerian Natural SMALLHOLM Tower lies in a parish History Society.

of the same namė, on the road from Edinburgh to Kelso. It is si . AT the meeting of this Society,

on

the 11th March, Dr Yule read Roxburghshire, about four miles north- an interesting memoir on the natural west of Roxburgh, and nearly the order Gramineæ, with introductory obsame distance from Kelso. It is a servations on moñiocotyledonoùs plants, high square building, surrounded by in which he contrasted these with the an outer wall, now ruinous. A mo- dicotyledonous class, from the period rass and a precipice render it inacces- of germination to the complete evolusible on every side, except the west, tion of their stems. The Doctor is to where it may be approached by a continue the subject in a future paper. steep and rocky path. The apart Captain Laskey laid before the soments are placed one above another, ciety a list of Scottish Testacea, as far communicating by a narrow stair: on as they have fallen under his own obthe roof are two bartizans, or plat, servation, with remarks on the new forms. It has two doors, or gates; the and rare species. Of the genus Chiinner of wood, the outer of iron, se

ton he enumerated 4 specičs; of Leparated from each other by the thick- pas, 3 species ; Balanus, 6; Pholas, ness of the wall, which is nine feet:- 4; Mya, 9, including 3 new species; It is built on a cluster of rocks, and of Ligula, (a lately constituted genus) from its elevated situation, is seen at a 7 species; Solen 6; Tellina 15, great distance, and serves even as a with a new species, named by Colonel land-mark to guide vessels into Ber. Montagu, 7. Laskeyi ; Cardium 10 ; wick. It is the property of Hugh Mactra 6; Donax 3; Venus 23, inScott, Esq. of Harden.

cluding 9 new species ; Chama, 1 speThis place is rendered interesting cies, Ch. cor, taken alive in the Frith to poetical readers, by its kaving been of Forth; Arca 6; Pecten 6; Osthe residence, in early life, of Mr trea 1; Angmia 4; Mytilus 11; Walter Scott, who has celebrated it in Pinna 1; Nautilus 3; Cypræa 1; his “ Eve of St John.” Border Min- Bulla 13, including 2 new species; strelsy, III. 229. To it he probably Voluta 8, 4 of them new; Buccinum alludes in the introduction to the third 8; Strombus 2; Murex 23, compres canto of Marmion :

hending

the rare carinatus, and 3 new Thea rise those crags, that mountain ones; Trochus 4; Turbo 32, 5 tower,

new;
Helix 17;

Nerita 7; Haliotis Which charm'd my fancy's wakening 1; Patella 11; Dentalium 2 ; Sethour, & Co

pula 7; Vermiculum 3. This is the

most

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