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Mr James M'Queen, minister of that pa rish, much and justly regretted.

- At London, Lieutenant-General Vi gors, of the East India Company's service. 11. At Glasgow, John M'Aslan, Esq. in the 86th year of his age.

At Ivy Bridge, Mrs Campbell, wife of Captain D. Campbell, Royal Navy, and daughter of the late Admiral Sir Charles Douglas, Bart.

12. At London, Edward Morris, Esq. one of the Masters of the High Court of Chan. cery, formerly Fellow of Peter House, Cambridge, and, for many years M. P. for the borough of Newport, Cornwall.

At Gayfield Place, Miss Jane Currie, daughter of the late Reverend John Currie, minister of New Monkland.

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13. At Hamilton, Mrs Agnes Dick, wife of Mr George Dick, writing master. She was seized on the Saturday preceding with a violent inflammation, and no medical assistance could afford relief. In the midst of her illness she was delivered of a daughter, who lived but a few hours. The young mother and her child were laid to rest in the same grave. Mrs D. was possessed of the most amiable dispositions and useful accomplishments.

At Dundonald Ayrshire, the Reverend Robert Duncan, D. D. minister of that parish upwards of 26 years, and deeply regretted.

Lately, At Pentonville, James Dinwiddie, LL.D. who accompanied Earl Macartney on his embassy to China.

At Drayton, Norfolk, Sarah Codenham, aged 105. This poor woman had cost the parish £.500.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR JULY 1815:

With a View of MINTO HOUSE.

CONTENTS:

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Register of the Weather for July,...... 482
High Water at Leith for August,.... ib.
Description of Minto House,.............. 483
Criticism on Young's Night Thoughts,
by Lord Gardenstone,.

ib.

Monthly Memoranda in Nat. History, 485
Memoirs of the Progress of Manufac-
tures, Chemistry, Science, and the
fine Arts,........

494

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Literary Intelligence,........
Particulars respecting the Death of the
late Samuel Whitbread, Esq........... 489
Proceedings of the Highland Society of
Scotland,......
Estimate of the Revenue arising from
a small Canal from Leith into Edin-
burgh, and from thence to Glasgow,
by joining the Monkland Canal :-
published in April 1791,.........
Account of a Family having Hands and
Feet with Supernumerary Fingers
and Toes. In a Letter addressed to
Sir Joseph Banks, Bart.......... 498
On the Changes effected, by the Revo-
lution, on French Manners: from the
French,.........
501
Anecdotes of Carolan the Irish Bard,
and of some of his Cotemporaries.... 503
Plan for a Lottery of Books in 1665... 505
Decision of a question of Literary Pro-

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perty,........ Description of the Town of Christiania, 511 Account of the Expedition of Colonel Sinclair,..... Report of Commissioners for making and maintaining the Caledonian Canal,...........

516

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General View of the present Ecclesias-
tical State of Scotland,..
Eruption of the Volcano of Albay, in
the Island of Lucenia, one of the
Philippines, on the 1st of February
1814, by an Eye-witness,.......

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STATE OF THE BAROMETER, &c.

From June 26th to July 25th 1815, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

Barom. Thermom.

M.

N.

1815.
June 26 30.25 53 73
27 30.23 55 72
28 30.38 55 72
29 30.38 46 78
30 30.38 58 80
July 1 30.38 55

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30.38 55 65 3 30.3 52 68

4 30.21 55 68

5 30.25 5269
6 30.15 55 65
7 30.2 48 71
8 30.2 50 72
9 30.2 55 76
10 30.2 52 73
11 30.31 55 74
12 30.21 56 73
13 30.05 5865
14 30.1 55 70
15 30.05 58 72
16 30.1 58 71
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29.85 60 69

18 29.75

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19 29.8

54 65

20 29.99 52 66
21 30.05 51
551 66
22 30.05 55 65
23 30.05 58 69
24 30.1 56 71
25 30.2 58 70 0.81

Rain. Weather.

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Clear

0.4

0.03

0.03

0.02

0.38

0.04

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Quantity of Rain,.......... 1.23

Showers

Clear

Showers Clear

Showers

Clear

Showers

Clear

Rain

Showers

Clear

Showers Clear

Rain

August 1. Lammas Day.

High Water at Leith for August 1815. Morn. Even.

Days.

H. M. H. .M. Tu. 1 10 44 11 21

W.

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211 56 12
312 58

Th.

Fr.

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Sa.

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2 19

Su.

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3 9

M.

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Tu. 8

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Fr. 11 6
Sa. 12 7

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Su. 13 8
M. 14
Tu. 15 11
W. 16 12
Th. 17
Fr. 18 1

Sa. 19 1
Su. 20 2

M. 21

Tu. 22 3

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W. 23 4. 4

Th. 24 4 35

Fr. 25 5 9
Sa. 26

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5 47

Su. 27

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M. 28

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Tu. 29 8

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55 W.. 30 10 27 11 Th. 3111 44 12

12. Prince of Wales born, (1762.) 16. Duke of York born, (1763.) 21. Duke of Clarence born, (1765.)

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MOON'S PHASES For AUGUST 1815. Apparent time at Edinburgh.

D. H. M. New Moon, 5. 6 50 morn. First Quart. 11. 11 5 night. Full Moon, 19. 12 2 night. Last Quart. 27. 10 10 night.

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MINTO

HOUSE the Seat of the EARL of

For the Scour Mag. 6Bin! Interary Mis? Aib by A. Constable & Co1 August 1835.

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