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Fan. -. At London, the infant daughter 10. At Arbroath, aged 87, Mrs Eliz. of the Hon. James Abercromby.

Deas, relict of Provost James Butchart, - At ditto, Mrs Catherine Paterson, merchant there. wife of Mr James Thomson, and last sur- 10. At Aberdeen, Mr Alexander Ro. viving daughter of the late Sir John Pater- bertson, merchant. son of Eccles, Bart.

-. At Bath, Miss Anne Lee, the youngest 7. At Edinburgh, Mr Thomas Armstrong of the celebrated authoresses of that name. coppersmith.

12. At Corke, Mrs Napier of Milliken, 7. At dito, Mrs Elizabeth Don, relict of relict of the late Col. Napier of Culcreuch. Mr Robert Auld, writer in Edinburgh. 12. At Paisley, Mrs Montgomery, spouse

7. At ditto, aged 56, Mrs Esther Brown, of Mr Richard Montgomery merchant. spouse of John Jackson Esq. manager of the 13. At Edin. Miss Campbell of Shirvan. theatre royal there, and daughter of Me 15. At ditto, aged 84, Ñrs Jean Mercer, Brown, a celebrated comedian about thirty daughter of the late James Mercer of Kirkyears ago, particularly in the part of the lands Esq. Copper Captain, in which he stood unrival- 16. Ai Aberdeen, Miss Jane Maxwell led Mrs Jackson very early in life ac- Gordon, danghter of the Rev. Dr. George quired a high character as a general actress. Gordon, minister there.

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TO CORRESPONDENTS. The Observations of Crito discover a considerable degree of taste and discrimination ; but they cannot, we think, be inserted, without unwarrant. ably hurting the feelings of individuals. "If, as we suspect from the similarity of hand-writing, we are indebted to him for some elegant little poetical pièces, we shall always think ourselves obliged to him for such communications. In the title of “ Strictures on the Tour through Zetland,”

we are desired to correct the expression “ by a Zetland landlord.

T. M. C., and the humorous poem on SNUFF, have, from an unexpected want of room, been unavoidably delayed.

The Communication of Cleanthes does not suit our Miscellany.

Errata in our last.-P. 934. col. 1. line 5. from bottom, for British, read Pictish. P. 915. col, 1. line 11 from top, for these most read their most. Ditto col. 2. line 43. from top, for event he read even the.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

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Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

For FEBRUARY 1806 : With a View of the Monument intended to be erected on the Calton Hill,

EDINBURGH, to the Memory of Lord Nelson.

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CONTENTS:

Page Register of the Weather for Feb..

New Works published in Edinburgh, 125. 1806,...

83 Scottish Literary Intelligence, .. 1 26 High Water at Leith for March ib. Literary Intelligence, English and Description of the View, .

83
Foreign,

ib. Account of Expenditure on the Cale

POETRY donian Canal,

84 Remarks on Ancient Coins lately Dr Pitcairn's Roundel on Dr (Sir, found at Hatton Mill, in the Coun- Robert) Sibbald,

127 ty of Angus,

. ib.

Ode to the Morning Hour. By Celestial Phenomena for March 1806, 85 George Dyer, Memoirs of the Progress of Manu,

factures, Chemistry, Science, and Proceedings of Parliament, 129 the Fine Arts, 86 House of Lords,

ib, View of the Administration and Cha- -His Majesty's Speechi,

ib. racter of Mr Pitt,

S8 -Treaties with Russia and Austria, 130 Letter from a Scots Gentleman to a -- Thanks to the Fleet,

132 friend in Edinburgb in 1716, giving

House of Commons,

ib. an account of the manuscripts -Lord Melville's Answer to the Ar. which were then in the Scots Col. ticles of Impeachment,

133 lege at Paris,

-Monument to Mr Pitt, Account of the Origin and Progress

-Treaties with Russia and Austria, 136 of Scottish Commerce,

94

Thanks to the Fleet, ..137 Chronological Account of Remark- --Monument to Marquis Cornwallis, ib. able Occurrences in 1805, . . • 97

-Mr Pitt's Debts,

138 Suggestions on the utility of forming -Auditorship of the Exchequer, . 140

some new lines of road in Scotland, 99 Grammatical Error in Scott's Beauties of Writers,

MONTHLY REGISTER. Character of the Bijugas, an African Historical Affairs, .

141 tribe, ...

ib.
--War on the Continent,

ib. Particulars of an Attempt to form an

–Treaty of Peace between Austria English colony among them, · 105 and France,

145 The Remonstrance of all the Walls -Battle of Trafalgar,

148 of the City and Suburbs of Edin. Scottish Chronicle,

152 burgh, 107 -Court of Session,

ib. Memoirs of the late General Ha.

--Civil Appointments,

ib. milton, 108 Marriages,

154 Supplement to a Tour thro' some of Births,

155 the Shetland Islands, in 1904..• D-aths, Answer to Thule's Strictures, 116 Prices of Stocks,

160 SCOTTISH REVIEW.

Prices of Grain per quarter Corn Ex

change, London, M'Donald's Version of Ossian's lesser Prices of Grain at Haddington, . ib. Poems,

123
Prices of Meal in Edinburgh Market, ib.

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mals, and of Farenhcit's THERMOMETER, in the open air, takeo in the morning before fun-rile, and at noon; and the quantity of rain-water fallen, in inches and decimals, from Jan. 26. to February 25, 1806, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

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Il 29 II 57

0 54 Tu. 4 I 21

1 47 W. 5 2 13

2 39 Th. 6

3 S 3 30

3 55 Sa. 8 5 38 6

3 M. 10 6 29 6 55

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3 I 3 25 3 49 4 14 4 40 5 7 5 34

6 2 W. 26

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Clear 27 29.3 33 35 0.15

Snow 28 29.41

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37 0.02 Ditto 29 29.35 30 35 0.03

Ditto 30 29.19 32

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Cloudy 5 29.4 37

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Rain 6 29.31 35 45

Clear 7 29.15

Ditto 8 29.28 45

Ditto 9 29.15 38 46

0.1

Rain IO 29.27 37 45 0.05

Ditto II

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Clear I 2 29.71 36 | 44

Ditto 13 29.4 35 39

Ditto 14 29.11 44

Ditto 29.2 2

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Ditto 19 30 34 45

Ditto 20 29.75 36

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Ditto 23 29.2 39 46 0.1 Ditto 29.2

0.02 Shower 34 29.75

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