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29. At Aberdeen, John Annand, Esq. Lately, Lieutenant-General Chapman, in the 75th year of his age.

of the royal artillery, at Kingston, SomerIn the Forest of Birse, James Brown, setshire. He served many years in Ameriaged 103 ; in the same place, Christian ca and the West Indies, with honour to Catanach, aged 102, and a short time himself and advantage to his country. after her death, her brother Donald, aged Major-General Vesey, aged 40. He 91.

had been on a tour round the lonion Isles At Kirktown of Largo, Mr Thomas and through the Archipelago, when on his Pirrie, surgeon in the 35th year of his age ; return, he was seized with a malignant a young man of ominent professional abili- fever. He was a very brave and worthy ties, accompanied with most gentle and officer. amiable manners. His memory will long At Batavia, Major Frederick Liardet, be cherished by all who shared in his friend. of the royal marines, who was actively and ship, or were soothed by his sympathy, and honourably employed in the reduction of relieved by his skill.

that place. At Duinfries, Mr John Herries, late At Celerico, Lieutenant Downes, of merchant, Manchester, aged 32.

the 48th regiment, much regretted. 30. At the Manse of Newbattle, the W. Chatfield, of Cowfold, at the unIteverend James Brown, minister of that common age of 105 years, after only a parish.

short previous illness The chief amuse31. At Cupar Fife, Mr Lewis Gray, su- ment of this old man, for the last seven pervisor of excise.

eight years, was angling, which he practis. April 1, In the 75th year of her age,

ed with the keenness of a youthful sports. Mrs John Campbell, Dunlusquoin.

man, and with considerable skill, nearly to At Ayr, John Hamilton Kennedy, the day of his death. infant son of Quintin Kennedy, Esq. of At Lisbon, Mr David Gardiner, forDrummellan.

merly of Glasgow. At Edinburgh, Caroline, only daugh• At Bengal, Major George Eagle, of ter of General Francis Dundas.

the 2d battalion native infantry. 2. At Edinburgh, Mr Patrick Cunning- James Schiffer, a husbandman, who ham, jeweller, much and justly regretted died on the 29th uit at Glassen, near Co

At London, Sir John Callender, Bart. logne, attained the advanced age of 109 of Westerton, Stirlingshire ; of Chrichton years. He led a life of temperance and and Preston-hall, in Mid Lothian; and activity. When bordering on his centenaElphinston, East Lothian.

ry year, he was vigorous enough to sustain 3. At Aberdeen, Miss Elizabeth Alcock, the labour of threshing corn. At that age eldest daughter of the late Mr Alcock, he lost his sight, the only infirmity which some time one of the clergymen of St Paul's he ever experienced. He retained his menChapel there.

tal faculties to the last.

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BROOMHALL the Seat of the EARL of ELGIN.

For the Soots Mage & EdinLitenry Mis pub:' by A. Constable & C2June 1812.

SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR MAY 1812.

With a View of Broomhall House.

....... S25

326

......... 376

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CONTENTS :
Page

Page
Register of the Weather for May.... 322 bandry adopted in the more im-
High Water at Leith for June ...... ib. proved Districts of Scotland. By
Description of Broomhall House... 323 the Right Hon. Sir John Sinclair 36T
Epitaphs in the Scotch Kirk Burial New Works published in Edinburgh 972
Ground, Liverpool, with Bill of Literary Intelligence co...............

ib. Mortality

POETRY. Proceedings of the Wernerian Natu

Monody on the untimely Death of a ral History Society.......

virtuous young Lady..

....... 374 Monthly Memoranda in Nat. History 327

Address to an Owl

........... 375 Memoirs of the Progress of Manu

Reflexions occasioned by a Survey facturés, Chemistry, Science, and the Fine Arts in

From Lord ib.

of Ancient Greece.

Byron's “ Childe Harold”.
Biographical Account of the late
General Mackinnon, who fell at

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT. Ciudad Rodrigo..................... $29 House of Lords

377 Description of Palermo; with Anec

Commons .................. ib. dotes of the Siciliar Court......... 384

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. On the comparatively small Faults

Spain & Portugal-Storming of Baand Virtues.......

337
dajoz....

379 Narrative of a Mineralogical Excur

America

384 sion to the Top of Ben-Nevis, by Sweden ivo...

986 Dr Macknight

...............

Domestic Intelligence - AssassinaObservations on the Fifth Exhibition

tion of Mr Perceval.................. 387 of Paintings in Edinburgh........ 346

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE. Specimens of the Maxims of Confucius, the Chinese Philosopher... 356 Circuit Intelligence ........

.......... 391 Anecdotes of an Itinerant Preacher Execution of Hugh Macdonald,

of the Fifteenth Century.......... 358 Neil Sutherland, and Hugh MacOn the Abuse of Charities..... 360 Intosh....

394 On the Means of Preserving the Appointments........................... 396

Peace of the City........ ....... ib.. Births.co... View of Political Society in America 363 Marriages SCOTTISH REVIEW. Deaths

399 An Account of the Systems of Husa Stocks and Markets

400

941 .

397 399

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STATE OF THE BAROMETER, &C. High Water at Leith,

For June 1812. From April 26th, to May 25th, 1812,

Day. Morn. Even. in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

H.

M.H. M. M. 17 16 7 43

Tu. 21 8 9 8 35 1812. Barom. Thermom. Rain. / Weather.

W. 39 09 26 April

M. N.
26 29.7 39 39 0.2 Rain

Th. 49 52 10 19

F.
27| 30.
50

510 4511 12
40
Cloudy

38/12 28 30.24

6 41

Sa. 611
47
29 30.24 42 47

Su.

712 33 301 30.2

11 1 40

M.

30 45

81 39 Mayl 30.28 50

Tu. 9 1 582 27 2 30.2 40 47 0.33 Rain

W. 10 2 55 3 23 3 29.95 42 48

Th. 11 3 51 4 19 0.08

F. 4| 29.85 39 55

12 4 46 5 12 0.04 Showers 5| 30.1

1 35 52

Sa. 13 5 37 6

0.17 Snow 6 30.25 36 47

Clear

Su. 141 6 25 6 48 7 30.25 36 45

0.02 Snow

M. 15 7 11 7 33 8 30.

16 42 63

Clear

Tu. 16 7 55 8 9 29.78 52 66

W. 171 8 37) 8 58 101 29.7 50 62 0.13 Rain

Th. 18 9 19 9 40 11 29.45

210 23 48 55

Fr. 1910

0.15 12 29.65

7 47 59

Sa. 20/10 4511 0.06

3011 13 29.64

53 49 62

Su. 21/11

Showers 14| 29.72 46 62

M. 2212 1712 41 Clear

1 15 30.

7 36

Tu. 23 60

W. 24) 1 32 1 58 16 30.35 44 52 171 30.41 47 54

Th. 25 2 25 2 52 18 30.31

Fr. 261 3 19 3 46 46 49

Cloudy 19.30.2 42 45

Clear

Sa. 271 4 13 4 40

Su. 285 71 5 34 20 29.95 40 | 47

Rain 0.24

M. 29 6 Oj 6 26 21 | 30. 41 48 0.04 Showers 22] 30.3 42 59

Clear

Tu. 306 527 18 23 | 30.3 43 55 0.01

Showers 24 30.25 49 58 0.2 Rain

MOON'S PHASES 25 | 30.16 55 56

Clear

FOR JUNE, 1812. Apparent time at Edinburgh,

D. M. H.
Quantity of rain................. 1.67

Last Quart. 2 57 2 aftern.
New Moon 9 37 7 morn.
First Quart. 16 54 8 aftern.
Full Moon 24 20 7 aftern.

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June 4, King George III. born 1738.

6. Duke of Cumberland born.
21. Sun enters Cancer 15 m. past 3 afternoon.
-- Longest Day.

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