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CONTENTS:
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Page Register of the Weather for Dec. . 890

Poetry. High Water at Leith for Jan. 1807, ib. To the Nightingale,

934 Description of the View, 891 The Sailor, .

ib. Memoirs of Francis Masson, the cele. Song, on a visit to the Largs, brated Botanist, 892 Sonnet to Night,

•935 National Debt, 894 Sonnet to Hope,

ib. Celestial Phenomena for Jan, 1807, ib. Verses from a Gentleman to a Young Memoirs of the Progress of Manu. Lady, who wrote an Elegy on the factures, Chemistry, Science, and death of his Son,.

ib. the Fine Arts, 395 London, a Poem,

ib. Last advice of Charles I. to his Son Charles II. ...

997

MONTHLY REGISTER. On the Changes which Time has ef.: Historical Affairs,

• 937 fected on the Face of the Country, East Indies,

ib. in the West Highlands of Scotland, 898 -Marquis Cornwallis,

ib. Genealogy of Marriamen, the Indian West Indies,

940 Goddess of Small Pox,

902

-Dreadful Storm at Dominica, .. ib. Etymologies rectified

905 -France, Assembly of the Jews, 942 On the Beneficial Effects of the Art -War on the Continent,

944 of Boxing, ...

907 --Proclamation of the En:peror and Copy of a Letter from Oliver Crom.

King, . well, giving an Account of the Seizure of Hesse,

949 Battle of Dunbar, 911 --Seizure of Hamburgh,

951 Historical Account of the Settlement - Imperial Decree,

953 of Buenos Ayres, .

914 -Naval Intelligence, On the Effects of Industry,

917
-Attack on Boulogne,

958 Account of the Life and Writings of -Trial of the Right Hon. Robert Vittoria Colonna,

919 Johnson before the Court of King's

Bench,
SCOTTISH REVIEW.
Scottish Chronicle,

963 Life of the late Professor Millar. By Election of Peers,

ib. John Craig, Esq.

Particular State of the votes at the Popular Ballads and Songs, from Election of Scots Peers, .. 964

Tradition, &c. By Robert Jamie- -New Members of Parliament for son, A.M. and F.R.S.

925
Scotland,

966 Letters upon the Establishment of -Free Masons,

the Volunteer Corps, and Domes: -High Court of Justiciary, ib. tic Military Arrangements of Great Marriages and Deaths,

967 Britain. By James Ferguson, Esq. 0:9 Price of Stocks,

968

Prices of Grain per quarter Corn New Works published in Edinburgh, 931 Exchange, London .

ib. Scottish Literary Intelligence, ib. Prices of Meal at Edinburgh Market, ib. Literary Intelligence, English and Prices of Grain at Haddington, ib. Foreign, ib. Index for 1806,

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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-rife, and at noon; and the quantity of rain-water fallen, in inches and decimals, from Nov. 26. to December 25. 1806, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

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W.

1806. Barom. Thermom. Rain. Weather. Nov.

M. N. In. Prs. 26 29.81

46 47 0.45 Rain 27 29.5 40 45

Cloudy 28 29.4 52 54 0.51 Rain 29 29.1 50 41

0.02 Sleet 30 28. 32 38 0.01 Snow 1 28.3 38 40 0.02 Showers

29. 34 40 0.05 Ditto 31-29.51 37 42

Clear 4 29.35 32 34 0.4

Rain 5 29.21 49 52 0.1 Ditto 6 29. 41 44

Clear 7 29.15 40 43

Ditto 8 29.2

44 44 0.05 Rain 9 29.23 35 40 0.06 Ditto

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0.15 Ditto 11.) 29.42 39 44

Clear 29.31 39.44 0.04 Shower 1329.05 | 46 48 0.05 Rain 14 | 29.42 42 43

Clear 15 | 29.46 38 42

Ditto 16 | 29.48 44 45 0.1 Rain 17 29.5 39 42 0.45 Ditto 18. 1. 29.5 93 46

Clear 19. 29.49 36 42

Ditto 20. 29.46 48 50 0.05 Rain 21 29:46 42 45

Clear 22 | 29.45 42 49 0.09 Rain 23 29.4 42 49

Clear 24 | 29.35 41 42

Ditto 25 29.3 53 50 0.1 Rain

High Water at LEITH,
For JANUARY 1807.

Morn. Even,
Days.
H, M.

H. M. Th. 1 7 58 8 23 Fr. 2 8 49 9 13 Sa. 3 9 39 10 2 Şu. 4 10 30 10 56 M. 5 11 23 11 49 6

0 16 7 041 1 6 Th. 8

1 32 1 58 Fr. 9 2 22 2 49 Sa. 10 3 8 3 31 Su, 11 3 52

4 14 M. 12 4 34 4 55 Tu. 13

5 5 5 36 W. 14 5 56 6 16 Th. 15 6 37 6 58 Fr. 16 7 19 7 41 Sa. 17 8 4 8 27 Su. 18 8 51 9 16 M. 19 9. 43 10 10 Tu. 20 10 38 11 7 W. 21 11 36 Th, 22 0 6 0 36 Fr. 23

1 6 1 35 Sa. 24 2 5 2 33 Su. 25 3 2 3 29 M. 26 3 57

4 23 Tu.27 4 50 5 16 W. 28 5 42 6 8 Th. 29 6 34 7 0 Fr. 30 7 26 52 Sa. 31 8 18 8 44

MOON'S PHASES,

For JANUARY 1807. Apparent time at Edinburgh.

D. New Moon, 8. 7. 24, morn. First Qurtr. 17. 0, 14. morn. Full Moon, 24. 2. 19. morn. Last Qurtr. 30. 5. 6 evens

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Quantity of Rain 2.7

Jan. 18. Queen's birth day kept.

27. Duke of Sussex born.
30. King Charles I's, martyrdom.

THE

Scots Magazine,

AND

EDINBURGH LITERARY MISCELLANY,

FOR DECEMBER 1806.

Description of the VIEW. BROUGHTY Castle is situated were expended in defence of either

on the Southern extremity of nation, sought to unite the two the county of Forfar, on a peninsula neighbouring kingdoms, by the marprojecting a great way into the riage of his young son Edward, to river Tay, at less than a mile's dis- Mary, the infant Queen of Scots.tance from the opposite coast of Fife; To this measure all that nation had and it forms one of the most sin. sworn agreement : But, incited by gular and beautiful vistas with Cardinal Beaton and the Queen which we are acquainted any where Dowager, who dreaded the downfall in Scotland. It lies in the parish of of the Popish religion, by an union - Monifieth, (though this matter is dis with a heretical nation, they were puted by several other parishes,) a- prevailed on basely to break their bout three miles to the eastward of oath. To enforce acquiescence, Hen. the town of Dundee.

ry arose in his might, and at his death The earliest mention we find of the cause was espoused by Edward Broughty Castle is by Boece, who Seymour, Duke of Somerset, who in his usual fabulous manner, per- was elected Protector of the kingkaps in the view of giving it greater dom during the minority of Edward cclat, makes it the scene of a prodi. his nephew. . Moving along the gy: The principal era in its genuine eastern coast of Scotland with a nu. history, however, is from the year merous army, which was seconded 1547 10 1550, when it was the scene by a powerful fleet, on Saturday, of important historical events. September 10. 1547, he met the

The following well-written ac. 30,000 Scots under the conduct of count of it is from that truly valua. the Earl of Arran, Regent of the ble national work, The Statistical kingdom, on the west of the river Account of Scotland, which it would Esk, near Musselburgh, and discombe doing injustice to the ingenious fited them with great slaughter; but compiler of the description of the was soon after, by reason of the ad. Parish of Monifieth, not to transcribevanced season of the year, and iotel. in his own words.

ligence he received of designs formOn the death of James V. of ing against him in England, forced Scotland, Henry VIII. of England, to return thither, without complete to save that blood and treasure which ly prosecuting his victory: Imme.

diately

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