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Sept. 11. At his house of Greenlaw, aged solicitation of the Duke of Devonshire, 84, Charles Ross, Esq.

Mr Fox consented to remove from his 12. At his seat at Dulwich, in his 7180 house in Pałace-yard to the Duke's seat at year, the Right Hon. Edward Thurlow, Chiswick, to try the effect of a change of Lord Thurlow of Ashfield in Suffolk, one air. The alarming symptoms, however, aof the Tellers of Exchequer, a Privy gain recurred, and a repetition of the operaCounsellor, and formerly Lord Chancellor tion became necessary, which was accorof England. His Lordship's illness was dingly performed by Mr Cline with much

The day before he died, he skill on the 31st of August, when about was in his ordinary health, but towards the seven quarts of water were drawn off, and even complained of an uncommon chill

next day arly the same quantity. Mr ness; and, by advice of his friends, took

Fox-again obtained some relief by these a warm drink on retiring to rest. In the operations; but in a few days, a languor and morning his servant found him dead and general debility of the intestines ensued. cold. His Lordship never was married ; He became gradually more weak and lanthe title (being to his own issue male) is guid, till Saturday the 13th, at six o'clock thus extinct. He is succeeded in his estate in the evening, when he expired without by his nephew Edward Thurlow, Esq. son a struggle. (A sketch of the character of of the late Lord Bishop of Durham. His this illustrious State sman is given in this Lordship was an able lawyer, and a bold Number, p. 651.) and forcible pleader. His reputation as a 14. At Glasgow, Walter P. Meikleham, Judge stood likewise very high; and tho' youngest son of Dr Meikleham, Professor his manner was often rough, yet his talents of Natural Philosophy in the University of commanded the respect of his country. Glasgow.

13. At Chiswick-house in Middlesex, the At Edinburgh, Mrs Henrietta Sinseat of his Grace the Duke of Devonshire, clair relict of Captain Benjamin Moodie of the Right Hon. CHARIES James Fox, his

Milsetter. Majesty's Secretary of State for Foreign 15. At Edinburgh, Mrs Stewart, spouse Affairs. Mr Fox's complaint was the drop- of David Stewart of Stewarthall, Esq. wrisy, which bafled the skill of the most emi- ter to the signet, and daughter of Robert nent physicians. The first operation of Ramsay, Esq. merchant in Leith. tapping, on the 7th of August, afforded 16. At Montrose, Alexander Smith, some temporary relief; and at the pressing Esq. late of Rosebank.

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Price of Stocks.

Prices of Grain at Haddington.
Bank

3 per cent

1806. Wheat. Barley. Oats. | Peale 1806. Stock. Omnium. Consols.

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Prices of Oat, Peuse, and Barley Meal, in Prices of Grain per quarter, Corn Exchange,

Edinburgh Market, per Peck.
London.

Pease & Barley 1806. Oatmeal.

Meal. 1806. Wheat. Barley | Oats.

Pease.

Bolls. ' Price. Bolls. | Price. d. d.

d. d. Sept. 1. 1 70 84 / 36 42

22 31
45 60 Sept. 2. 240

18 171 40 13 II 8. i 70 80 / 36 43 20 24

40 56

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CONTENTS:

Page

Page.

Register of the Weather for Oct. : 730 Verses Addressed to Mary, 776

High Water at Leith for November, ib. Dirge of the departed Year, by 7.

Description of the View, .... 731

Leyder, . .

ib,

Some Account of the Settlement of Lines occasioned by reading Cooper's

Buenos Ayres,

732 Works,

777.

Important Discoveries in Educa.

tion,

737

MONTHLY REGISTER.

On the Changes which time has ef- Historical Affairs,

fected on the face of the Country -Capture of Buenos Ayres,

ib.

in the West Highlands of Scotland, 739 -Miranda's Expedition,

784

Character of the most eminent Scots America,

Writers of the present day, 743 -Russia,

786

--History,

ib.

-New Imperial Exchange, 787

-Moral Philosophy,.

744 -Continental War,

ib.

Metaphysics,

745 -Peace with Prussia,

789

Mathematics, &c. .

747 -Murder of M. Palm,

ib.

Anecdotes of the Life of Mr Fox, jb. --Failure of the Negociation for

Reflections on a Stand of Hackney Peace,

790

Coaches : By Sir John Sinclair, · 754 ---Lord Lauderdale's arrival in Lon.

Vindication of Dr Beattie from an

dong

ib.

Attack in the Literary Journal, 755 Political Reflections,

791

-Naval Intelligence,

793

Scottish REVIEW,

Capture of French Frigates,

ib.

I. Sir Willium Forbes's Life of Dr -Dreadful storm at sea, .

796

Beattie,

760 - Shipwreck of the Famaica fleet, ib.

II. Scott's Ballads and Lyrical Pie- -Officers at Maida,

799.

ces, •

767 Funeral of Vir Fox,

799

Scottish Chronicle,

801

New Works published in Edinburgh, 769 -Important law Case,

ib.

Scottish Literary Intelligence,

ib. -Court Martial,

803

Literary Intelligence, English and --Proceedings of the Circuit Court

Foreign,

770 of Justiciary,

ib.

Celestial Phenomena for November, 773 Game Laws,

803

Memoirs of the Progress of Manu. - Volunteers,

ib.

factures, Chemistry, Science, and -Schoolmasters,

804

the Fine Arts,

774 –Magistrates and Council of Edin.

burgh,

805

POETRY.

Civil Appointments,

ib,

Song, Cannie wi' your blinkin', ?

Bes-

Marriages and Births,

806

sie,

775 Deaths,

807

Song, Tune“ My love she's but a Prices of Stocks,

808

lassie yet,"

776 Prices of Grain per quarter Corn Ex-

Lines Addressed to M. B.,

ib. change, London,

808

Song, Tune-" Ye banks and braes Prices of Meal at Edinburgh Market, ib.

o' bonny Doun,"

ib. Prices of Grain at Haddington, .

ib.

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State of the BAROMETER, in inches and deci

mals, and of Farenheit's THERMOMETER, in the open air, taken in the morning before fun-rise, and at doon ; and the quantity of rain-water fallen, in inches and decimals, from Sept. 26. to October 25. 1806, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

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1806. Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. Sept.

N. In. Pts. 26 30.09 57 65

Clear 27 30. 52 62

Ditto 28 29.95 50 65 0.02 Showers 23 29.9 53 60

Clear 30 29.95 53 57 0.05 Rain 01 29.94 54 61

Cloudy A 2 29.95 41

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Clear 3 29.71

0.85 Rain 4 29.8 53 57

Clear 5 29.85 54 61

Ditto 6 29.9 50 55

Ditto 7 29.91 50 54

Ditto 8 30. 5262

Ditto 9 30.1 49

57

Cloudy 10 50 62

Ditto 11 30. 51 55

Ditto 12 29.9 51 60

Ditto 13 29.81 39 60

Ditto 14 29.5 50 59

Clear 15 29.61 52

54

Ditto 16 29.5246

53

Ditto 17 29.5

53

Ditto 18 29.41 45

Ditto 19 29.3 42 50

Ditto 20 29.25. 38 47

Ditto 21 29.1 42 51 0.15 Rain 22 29. 44 44 0.11 Ditto 23 29.2 32 47

Clear 24 29:3 32 50

Ditto 25 29.1 47

0.05 Rain

High Water at LEITH,
For NOVEMBER 1806.

Morn. Even. Daysó H. M. H. M. Sa. 1 6 18 +6 46 Su. 2 7 15 7 42 M. 3 8 9 8 37 Tu. 4 9 2 9 27 W. 5 9 53 10 18 Th. 6 10 44 11 9 Fr. 7 11 34 11 29 Sa. 8

0 25 Su. 9 0 51 i 18 M. 10) 1 45

2 12 T'u. 11 2 40 3 8 W. 12 3 35 4 2 Th. 13 4 29 4 56 Er. 14 5 20. 5 47 Sa. 15

6 11 6 35 Su. 16 6 58 7 21 M. 17 7 42 8 1 Tu. 18 8 25 8 46 W. 19 9 6 9 27 Th. 20 9 47 10 8 Fr. 21 10 29 10 50 Sa. 22 11 12 11 35 Su. 23 11 59 M. 24 O 23 0 48 Tu. 25 1 14 1 41 W. 26 2 9 2 38 Th. 27 3 7 3 36 Fr. 28 4 6 4 35 Sa. 29 5 4 5 32 Su. 30 6 0 6 27

30.

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MOON's PHASES.

For NoveMBER 1806. Apparent time at Edinburgh.

D. H. M. Last Qurtr. ' 3. 3. 15. even. New Moon, 10. 11. 28. morn. First Qurtr. 18. 7. 8. morn, Full Moon, 26. 1. 47. morn.

Quantity of Rain 1.29

November 2. Duke of Kent born, (1767.)

3. Prss. Sophia born, (1777.) 8. Prss. Aug. Sophia born, (1768.) 11. Martinmas. 12. Session sits. 25. Duke of Gloucester born, (1776.) 30. St Andrew.

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