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prised and delighted the traveller, as with a Magistrate, he tempered justice with a scene of enchantment; and exhibited a mercy; and, on trying occasions, he displeasing picture of industry walking hand played a spirit of resolution, scarcely expecin hand with instruction and comfort. This ted by those who were familiar with his unther were transplanted, and trained to vir. assuming manners in private society. In pri. tuous habits, numerous orphans and out- vate life he was very affectionate to his casts of the streets who had been a prey relatives and intimate friends; sometimes to vice and misery

And there many in a musing contemplative frame, and hapless sons of Caledonia,” who were sometimes endearing by a peculiar vein of emigrating to a foreign land, found a com- cheerful pleasantry Hence they bewail fortable asylum. For many years he dis- the loss of a kind father, friend and faithful charged, with distinguished reputation, the monitor. The poor will feel the want of office of Pastor to the Independent Con- a bountiful benefactor. Glasgow is deprigregation in Glasgow, for which he was ved of an illustrious citizen. Public instipeculiarly fitted, by a thorough knowledge tutions have lost him who was looked up of the Hebrew and Greek languages. His to, as the general patron of every generous discourses bespoke a cultivated understand- and laudable undertaking. Humanity has ing, and liberality of sentiment. A stea- lost a warm and steady friend. dy friend to civil and religious liberty, he embraced men of every persuasion. Pose

Scots FIARs.-Crop 1805. sessed of a disposition kind, hospitable and Edinburgh.- Wheat, 305.— Barley 238. benevolent, of a heart generous, sincere, 9d.-Oats 18s. 9d.-Oatmeal 195.- Pease and truly philanthropic, his charities, and Beans 18s. public and private, were probably not sur- Haddington.- Wheat 36s. O d-Barley passed by any individual in Scotland. As 29s. 10d. -Oats 21s. 840. -Pease 175 2d.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,
Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

AND

For APRIL 1806 :
With a Portrait of Mr John Dowie, Edinburgh.

Page

.

288

.

.

.

· 296

CONTENTS :

Puge
Register of the Weather for April 4. Examination of Mr Stewart's Pam-
1806,
242 phlet, ...

274
High Water at Leith for May, ib. New Works published in Edinburgh, 284
Mr Yohn Dowie, .

• 243

Scottish Literary Intelligence, . ib.
Particulars respecting the Beneficent Literary Intelligence, English and
Society of Edinbuu gh, ..
244 Foreign,

285
Celestial Phenomena for May, 246

POETRY.
Memoirs of the Progress of Manu.

Ode for the New Year, 1806,
fuctures, Chemistry, Science, and

287
the Fine Arts,

The Hill's o' Gallowa',

247
Memoirs of Dr Alexunder Pennecuick

Tam's Fareweel,

ib.
of New Hall,

Verses to a young Lady,

ib.
249
Account of the Origin and Progress

The maid of Islay,

ib.
of Scottish Commerce,

25.1
Strictures on the proposal of building Proceedings of Parliament, 289
on the south side of Princes Street, House of Lords,

ib.
Edinburgh ; with Extract from a --Scots Appeal,

. ib.
speech of Lord Mansfield, on the

House of Commons,

291
same subject, .

253

--Lord Ellenborough's Appointment, ib.
Estimate of the Population of the

- The Budget,
Globe,

259
State of Emigration from the High.

MONTHLY REGISTER.
lands, in the years 1801, 1802,"

Historical Affairs, .
and 1803, . :

297
Description of a party of North Ame-

--France

ib.
rican Savages,

..261

-Legislative Assembly at Paris, . . ib.
On the different stiles of Landscape

-New Continental arrangements, 298
Gardening,

. 263
-Proclamation,

299,
Military character of the Native Ar-

-Order of his Majesty in Council, 301
mies in Indostan,

264
-Declaration, .

302
Force possessed by Scindeah and Hol.

--Cape of Good Hope,

304
kar in 1802,

266
- Articles of Capitulation,

ib.
Address by Sir James Macnintosh, to

Naval intelligence,

305

-Defeat of a French squadron, . ib.
the Grand Jury of Bombay, 21st
July 1804,

ib.
-Domestic Intelligence,

310
Present State of Agriculture in Ayr.

-New Ministry,

· 311
shire,

269
Ireland, .

313
Narrative of an Apparition which

Scottish Chronicle,

314
shewed itself at Rerrick, county of

--Address to the Earl of Moira, ib.
Kirkcudbright, in the year 1695, · 270

-Civil Appointments,

316
Military Appointments,

317
Scottish REVIEW.
Marriages,

ib.
Controversy concerning the Elec-

Births and Deaths,
tion of a Mathematical Professor, 274 Prices of Stocks,

320
1. Stewart's Statement of Facts, ib. Prices of Grain per quarter Corn Ex-
2. Postscript to ditto, ..

ib. change, London,
3. Report of Proceedings in the case Prices of Grain at Haddington,
of Mr Leslie,
ib. Prices of Meal in Edinburgh Market, ib.

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prised and delighted the traveller, as with a Magistrate, he tempered justice with a scene of enchantment; and exhibited a mercy; and, on trying occasions, he displeasing picture of industry walking hand played a spirit of resolution, scarcely expecin hand with instruction and conifort. This ted by those who were familiar with his unther were transplanted, and trained to vir- assuming manners in private society. In prie tuous habits, numerous orphans and out- vate life he was very affectionate to his casts of the streets who had been a prey relatives and intimate friends; sometimes to vice and misery

And there many

in a musing contemplative frame, and “ hapless sons of Caledonia," who were sometimes endearing by a peculiar vein of enigrating to a foreign land, found a com

cheerful pleasantry

Bence they bewail fortable asylum. For many years he dis- the loss of a kind father, friend and faithful charged, with distinguished reputation, the monitor. The poor will feel the want of office of Pastor to the Independent Con- a hountiful benefactor. Glasgow is depri. gregation in Glasgow, for which he was ved of an illustrious citizen. Public instipeculiurly fitted, by a thorough knowledge tutions have lost him who was looked up of the Hebrew and Greek languages. His to, as the general patron of every generous discourses bespoke a cultivated understand- and laudable undertaking. Humanity has ing, and liberality of sentiment. A stea- lost a warm and steady friend. dy friend to civil and religious liberty, he embraced men of every persuasion. Pos

Scots FIARs.-Crop 1805. sessed of a disposition kind, hospitable and Edinburgh.- Wheat, 305.- Barley 235. benevolent, of a heart generous, sincere, 90.-Oats 18s. 9d. --Oatmeal 198.–Pease and truly philanthropic, his charities, and Beans 18s. public and private, were probably not sur- Haddington.- Wheat 36s. 0 d-Barley passed by any individual in Scotland. As 295. 10d. --Oats 21s. 840.- Pease 575 2d.

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160 10.209

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Pease & Barley 1806. Oatmeal!

Meal.. Bolls. : Price. Bolls. Price. d. d.

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