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At Laighwood, Perthshire, Mr John MacRitchie of Craigton, at the age of 83. He passed that long period, and he has closed it, in possession of the perfect respect and attachment of all to whom his most esHis princitimable character was known. ples were punctiliously honourable, his conduct irreproachably upright, and his heart full of the best affections.

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At Fort St George, Madras, Adam Smith, Esq. surgeon in the Honourable Company's service, eldest son of Mr Smith, Gatehouse, in the thirty-second year of his age, after a residence of fourteen years in India.

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At his house in Pimlico, London, Joseph Bramah, Esq.-The discoveries and improvements in Mechanics, for which the world is indebted to his industry, talents, and perseverance, will render his name conspicuously honourable among those whose efforts have been directed towards the benefit of mankind. There is not a branch of mechanics which has not been advanced towards perfection by Mr Bramah's genius; his celebrated Locks, his Pneumatic Engines, his invention for uprooting trees, his Preventative against forgery in bank notes, and a multitude of useful and ingenious discoveries, prove that in him his country and society at large have lost a very valuable member.

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At Spanish Town, Jamaica, much lamented, in the 13th year of his age, Master Colin Graham, eldest son of Lieut.-Colonel Graham, of Edinburgh Castle.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

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Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR FEBRUARY 1815,

With Engravings of a PATENT PRINTING PRESS, invented by JOHN RUTHVEN, Printer, Edinburgh.

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On the Art of making Coffee, by Dr

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Report respecting the Edinburgh Lu-
natic Asylum for 1814,...

Monthly Memoranda in Nat, History, 93
Commercial Intelligence,......

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Eulogy of Delille, the celebrated French

Poet, (concluded,).....................

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A brief Account of the Analysis of a Mineral Water, lately discovered in the Vicinity of Dunblane, similar in its Nature and Properties to the celebrated Springs of Pitcaithley,.... 101 On the Mode of studying Landscape Painting,..... On the present State of the Law with regard to Highland distillation,...... 110 Narrative of a Visit to the Island of Ella, giving some particulars relating to Bonaparte,... 112. List of Crimes punished with Death by the Law of England,.................... An Edinburgh Tavern Bill in 1709,.... Particulars of an Electrical Phenomenion experienced in descending Mount Etna,.... Report of the Commissioners of Police of Edinburgh for the year 1814,...... 116 New Regulations respecting the Order

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of the Bath,....... 119 Remarks on Scottish Gardening,........ 121 General View of the Woods and Plantations of Scotland,........................................ 123 Anecdotes of the Carnival at Rome,.... 124

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SCOTTISH REVIEW.
Discipline, a Novel: by the Author of
Self Control,............................................................................... 126

Page New Works published in Edinburgh,... 131 Literary Intelligence,..... ib. Memoirs of the Progress of Manufactures, Chemistry, Science, and the fine Arts,....

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POFTRY.

Poem, by the late Rev. George Knowles, 135

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS.

East Indies.-Particulars from Batavia, 137
-Account of a Volcanic Eruption at
Manilla, from Mount Albay,......... 139
-China,-Statement, by the Chinese

Emperor Kia King, of the Rebellion
in his Provinces, and attempt to sur-
prise his Family and Palace,
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West Indies.-Extract of a Letter from
Cape Henry, St Dominga, respecting
the state of that Island,........
-Accounts from the Island of Domi-
nica,..
America Documents respecting the
Negociation at Ghent,..
Important communications from Span-
ish America,.................................

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France.-Discovery and re-interment
of the Bodies of the late Kiug and
Queen of France,
Accounts from Italy,....
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SCOTTISH CHRONICLE.

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Proceedings of the High Court of Jus-
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-Trial of James Kelly for Sheep-steal-
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of Thomas Pennycook and Alex. Knight, for Highway Robbery,...... ib. Execution of Kelly and O'Neil,......... 155 Dreadful Murder, ib. The Weather, &c.-Shipwrecks, &c... 156 Appointments, Births, and Marriages,. 159 Deaths, Stocks and Markets,........... 160 STATE

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