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08. 14. At Norfolk, Virginia, Mr Dec. 22. A: Montrose, Mr Alexand-p David Miller, for of the late Jonu Mile Smith, ja!e fhor master there, 10 M/S ler of Wellhoust, Esq. Rennie, daughter of the deceased Capt. 24. In the illand of Jamiaica, Mr Rernit, mhipmaster.

Thomas Younge, second son o: Mr Jas. 28. Ac Elinburgh, the Rev. Mi Do You'ge, brewer in Leith. pa Maker:zie, minifler of Foddeity, to

Nov. 13. At New York, William Miis iary Fyers, raughter of the late Sheen of Rugh wood, Esq. merchant Thomas Fvers, Esq. overleer of the in New York, King's works for Soland.

14. At Idle of Whithorn, Captain A. 31. James Marr, Esq. of Witfield, to lexander Cook, Coromander of the Prince Mils Aliton, daughter of Williain Ali. Etward cutter, much and juftly regretfon, Eiq. merchaie in Dundie.

ted. Larciy, at Sigo in Ireland Lieutenant Lately, at Madras, Mr Michael Rillo, J. Smith, of the Royal Navy, io Miis mixinhipman on board the Woodcot East MDowa!, only daughter of Francis Indiamen. BT Doual, Eq.

Ar Birmingham, in the gorh year of Fan. 3. Ar Woodhall, Mr Robert his age. Es ward Walker, formerly of Aile, writer to the figni,to Mifs Jone Hollinbuis, in the parish of Holywood. Cuninghame, youngest daughter of the A St Helena, Britannicus Alexander decealed Coloni James Cuninghame; late Wright, Eiq of the Council of that in the firvice of the Sates of Holland. place, and a gentleman of very long

II. Ac North Tarry, Furiarhire, ftanding in the East India Company's James Mudic, Eiq. of London, tó Mits servi e. Jane Aitkin, daughter of the late Charles Dec. 11. Mr David Burn, Marble Aikir, Eq. of St. Croix.

Work, Leith Walk. 14. At Bargany, the Hon. Hugh Lind. 16. At Edinburgh, Mr George Hay, fix, Ion of the late Earl of Balcarras, to fecond son to the late James Hay, Eiq. Riits J. Gordon, daughter of the face of Belton. Hon. Alexander Gordon, Lord Rock- At Stromness, Mrs Isobella Irvine, ville.

relict of the late Mr Rober: Crookthank, A: Anderson, the Rev. John Mit. shipmatter there. chell, t. Miis Ann Gillespie, eldest daugh- - Ar Downing, Flintshire, Thomas ter of Whiliam Gillespi, Esq. of Wiit. Pun!ant, E'q. in the 73d year of his age, field.

after a lingering illneis, which he bore 22. Ai Afaville, near Aberdeen, Mr with the composure of philofr phy, and John Birseti, writer in Stonehaven, to the relignarion of a true Chriftian. Mil's Azine Craig, daughter of John

18. At Linlithgow, Mrs Campbell Craię, Elg. of Drimmits.

jun. of Geniaddel. 25. Arine Church of St George the 19. At Leith, in the 820 year of her Martyr, Queen-quare, Loudon, William age, Mrs Katharine Hari, reli&t of Me Goodiiall, Esq. 'of Upper Guildford- James Thompfon, merchant there. ftreer, to Mi Baylív, daughter of the A: Aberdeen, after a fhurt illnuss, in late Ifaac Bayley, Esq. of Harborough, the 9;d year of his age, Mc Peter Uique Leicfershirt.

hart, houle carpenter. He had been up26. At Oliver, Mr Thomas Stodart, wards of 50 years a burgess of that ciy, at Biggar - Shields, to Mils Christian and more than 40 a member of the church Twecdit.

67. Ar Edinburgh, John Thomson, At his house in Ol' Aberdeen, Eiq surgeon, to Miis Margaret Craufurd J. h. Duncan, E'q. of Mosstowni, iare Gordon, fecond daughter of John Gor. Provost of Aberdeen, in the 80:h year of don of Carroll, E q.

At Alloa Tower, Mrs Ei skine of DEATHS.

Mar. May 1798. On his passage from the At Edinburgh, Mr Francis Cape if Good H

wpe to Benga!, Mr Tho Strachari, writer to the fignet. mas liinps, furgeon, fan of the late Gco. A Cupar, Robert Stark, Esq. Innis, Elg. Infpector General of the Commiffary of Si Andrewe. Hamp duties for Scotland, much regret- 21. A: Siring, Lirul. John Willon, ted.

engineer. Sept. 18. I Janaica, Mr J. Morteath, 22. A: Elinburgh, Captain John Mcsfon of the late W. Montcath oi Krp. cer, of the Mid-Lothian cavalryo

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EDINBURGH MAGAZINE,

OR

LITERARY MISCELLANY,

FOR FEBRUARY 1799.

With a View of MOUNT VERNON, the Residence of GENERAL

WASHINGTON.

CON T E N T.S:

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Page Register of the Weather for Feb. 82 Comparison between the EloHigh Water at Leith for March, quence of Burke and Cicero, 125 1799,

ib. Strictures on Dr Johnson's CriDescription of the View,

ib.
tique on Macbeth,

129 The Gleaner, No. III.

83 Books and Pamphlets published Anecdotes of Alexander Smail, in London and Edinburgh, in M. D. of Birmingham. 88 December 1798, •

134 Life of M. Roland, one of the Henry De Montmorency : a Tale, 137 Founders of the French Repub. lic, and Minister of the Home Departmeni,

89 On the Illness of a Young Lady, 140 Extracts from Nicol's Practical Moral Eclogues,

142 Planter,

93

Pastoral Morning, ib. Observations on Pruning and

Pastoral Noon, 144 Training the Oak for Ship tim- Proceedings of Parliament, 145 her,

ibid On the Treatment of Wounds

and Bruises in Timber irrés, g6 Interesting Intelligence from the New Anecdotes of 7. 7. Rous London Gazettes,

149 feau,

99 Charge of the American Judge Observations on the Frenzy of Rus to the Grand Jury of Lu.

Tajn, Collins, and Chatterton, 108 zerne County, (concluded from Observations on Sonnet Writ- our last, p. 97,)

555 ing, 112 Affairs in Scotland,

157 Observations on Gothic Supersti- Proceedings of a General Court tion,

115
Martial at Stirling,

ib. Public Character of William Rof- Mortality Bill of the City of Glaf-' co, Esq.

gow and Suburbs, for the year Character of Erasmus

1798, Dar win, M. D, F. R. 8. 122 Births, Marriages and Deaths, 159

State

MONTHLY REGISTER.

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State of the BAROMETER, in inches and decimals,! High Water at LEITA, and of Farenheit's THERMOMETER in the open

for MAKCA 1799. air, taken in the morning before fun rise, and (From the Toun and Coun

try Almanack ) at noon; and the quantity of rain-water fallen,

Morn. Even. in inches and decimals, from Feb. ift to 28th.

Days. H. M. H. M. in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

F. 1. 10 15 10 42
Sa.

10-II 35 1799. Barom. Thermom. Rain.' Weather.

6 Feb.

In. Pts.

M.
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32 0.405
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5. | 13-1 37 2 | 29.35

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Ditto W. 6. | 583 29.555

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3 31 4 29.51

Ditto F. 8.

3 21- 3 40 5 29 5

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Ditto Sa. 9. 3 59-419 6 29.685 23 30

Ditto

Su. 10.

4 377 29.21 27 31

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520-5 40 8 29.85 25

28
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6 4- 630 9 29.5 27 / 36 Ditto

13 10 29.654 38 44

Clear Th. 14. 7 44– 8 12 II 29.4 36 37

Ditto F. 15. 8 38— 9 7 12 29.25 34 40

Ditto Sa. 16. 9 35-10 5 13 29.5 37 43

Ditto Su. 17. 10 32--113 14

M. 18. II 34-II 59 29.22

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Rain 15 | 29.895 42 44

Clear 16 29.15 36 40

Ditto

I 20 17 29 755 32 36 0.042

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Snow

I 47-2 13 18 29.354

Ditto

2 403 6 19 29.05 36 44

Clear Sa. 23. 3 33- 4 9 20 29.09

Su. 24. 4.29~ 4 56 39 44

Ditto 21 29.155 42

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Showers M. 25. 5 20- 5 53 22 29.165

T 25. 6 20– 6 50 42 47

Clear 23 29.51

Ditto W. 27. 7 18- 7 49

Th.28. 24 29.55

8 194 8 48 25 29.7 36 40

Ditto 0.2

F. 29. 9 16

9 47 26 9.643 36 44

Cloudy

10 9-10 36 27 29.65 44 | 43 0.153

Rain Su. 31. 10 56-1! 81 28 29.7

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New Moon 6. I aftern.
Firft Qrtr. 14. - 6 8 aftern.

Full Moon 21. 2 36 aftern.
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situated on the Potomack, the rural refidence of that truly great armies of the United States of America. The drawing was copied from the original painting, sent by the general to kis kinsman and friend the Earl of Buchan.

It is at Mount Vernon tha: W thington, like an ancient Risman of the brightest days of the republic, employs himseli in the occupation of a practical farmer, guiding his own ploughs, and inspiring all around him with the love of the first of arts, and of domestic tranquillity.

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