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Lately at Bridge.end, near Edinburgh, 5. At Dundee Barracks, Mrs Ann CampMrs Catherine Cauvin, relict of the late bell, wife of Captain Campbell, Adjutant Robert Robinson, Esq. aged 59.

of the 28th (or Stirlingshire) Militia. Lately, Captain Affleck, of the Royal s. Ai Spittalfield House, near EdinNavy

burgh, of an apoplectic fit, the Rev. John At Itching Ferry, Southampton, aged Webster, minister of St Peter's Scots Epis131, John Tucker, fi-nerman. He followed copal chapel, son of the late Mr Geo. Webbis usual occupation until within a few sier, merchant, Dundee, and ne, hew of the weeks of his deatii.

late Dr Charles Webster, Edinburgh. Ac Basingstoke, of the dropsy, Mary 8. At Lochfield, Mr John Pagan, young Holmes, who had been tapped sixty times est son of the late David Pagan, Esq. of from July 1799, 19 January 11. 1806, and Lochfield. had drawn off 1153 pints of water.

8. At Edinburgh, Mr Arch. Douglas, late Feb. 1. At Williamwood, James Max- deacon of the incorporation of shoemakers well, fsq. of Williamwood.

of that city. 4. At London, aged 77, Peter Perchard 10. At ditto, Mr James Laing, senior, Esq. alderman of Candlewick - ward, and one of the Depute Clerks of the city, much late Lord Mayor of that city.

and generaliy regretted. 4. At Glasgow, Mrs Ann Struthers, wife 10. At ditto, Miss G. Agnew, daughter of John Wilson, Esq. of Kelvinbank, for- of the late Lieut.-Gen. Sir Andrew Ag. merly one of the town clerks of that city. new of Lochnaw, Bart.

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We must still adhere to our intention relative to Crito, for reasons too long

to enter upon here ; but should the ingenious author favour us with his address, we might perhaps be able to satisfy him as to the propriety of

our conduct. Mr H. is extremely solicitous to learn the name of the writer of the letter

which encloses the poem on Snuff. In consequence of the large space which has been necessarily occupied by the detail of political events, this, with other pieces, has been unexpectedly delayed: the ingenious author may rest assured, however, that we shall not long deny ourselves the pleasure of inserting his humorous performance.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

For MARCH 1806 :
With a View of LOUDON CASTLE, in Ayrshire.

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CONTENTS :

Page Register of the Weather for March A Dialogue on the Virtues of Snuff, 205 1 306, ...

162 Answer to the Ettrick Shepherd . 206 High Water at Leith for April . . . ib. A Ballad, by the Ednam Poet,

208 Description of the View, · 163 The Sea-Gull, .

ib. Memoirs of the late Marquis Corne wallis, ...: ib. Proceedings of Parliament,

209 New Mode of Entail, 166 House of Lords,

. ib. Celestial Phenomena for April,

• ib.

-Case of Lord Ellenborough, Memoirs of the Progress of Manu

factures, Chemistry, Science, and the Fine Arts,

167

MONTHLY REGISTER. Account of Alexander Selkirk, with a

Historical Affairs, . .

214 Description of the Island of Juay

Capture of the Cape of Good Hope, ib. Fernandez,

-169

-America, Account of the Origin and Progress

--West Indies, of Scottish Commerce,

172
-Germany, .

ib. Tour thro' the South of Ireland,

Prussia and Hanover,

223 an American Gentleman,

..175
-France,

2 24 Suggestions on the utility of forming

-- Italy,

225 some new Lines of Road in Scot. :

-Conquest of Naples,

ib. land, .....

179
-Holland, .

227 Anecdotes of the early life of Mr Pitt, 182

-Sack of Medina, Account of William Wight, the Poet

-Naval Operations,

ib. of Edram,

184
-Domestic Intelligence,

231 On the Moral Character of the Low-'

-Trial of General Picton,

232 er Orders in the Metropolis, . . 186

-Funeral of Mr Pitt,

ib Indictment against Jean Maxwell the

Scotiish Chronicle,

235 Galloway Sorceress,

189
-Court of Session,

ib, -Verdict of the Jury,

191 -Trade of the Clyde in 1805, Account of Tamahama, Chief of the

-At Port Glasgow,

ib. Sandwich Islands, . 192 -Civil Appointments,

236 Present State of the Colony in New

-Members of Parliament,

ib. South Wales, 194 –Military Appointments,

ib. Scottish REVIEW. - Ecclesiastical Appointments,

ib. Anecdotes of the Life of Sir James Marriages,

237 Stewart, Bart... 197 Births,

ib. New Works published in Edinburgh, 200 Deaths,

238 Scottish Literary Intelligence,

Scots Fiars,

240 Literary Intelligence, English and

Prices of Stocks,

ib. Foreign,

Prices of Grain per quarter Corn Ex-
change, London, .

ib. Lines from Little's Poems,.

ib, 204

Prices of Grain at Haddington, Answer to ditto, . ib. Prices of Meal in Edinburgh Market, ib.

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