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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR JULY 1810.

With an Engraving of a View of the late Parliament House of Edinburgh.

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CONTENTS:

Page.

483

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6200

Register of the Weather for July...... 482
High Water at Leith for August...... ibid.
Description of the View of the late
Parliament House
Explanation of the Military Plan of
....... ibid.
Cadiz......
Letter from David Hume, Esq. to the
Rev. John Home, Author of Douglas,
a Tragedy.......
Proceedings of the Wernerian Natural
History Society.......
Monthly Memoranda in Natural His-
......... ibid.

..........................

tory............................................ Anecdotes, &c. Historical and Lite

rary....... Biographical Sketch of the late Mr

484

485

487

489

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Windham........
Letters written during a Tour through
Scotland-From the Italian......... 494
The Observer. No. V..... ........... 496
Answer to Examinator, April Mag.

p. 248..........
Conversation between James V. of
Scotland, and Sir Ralph Sadler .... .....
On the Proposal to Erect a Monument
to Allan Ramsay..........
Description of the Bombardment of
Flushing......

9440

510

*...................

Reply by Dr Edmondston to the
Strictures of Orcadensis, &c......... 514
Letters occasioned by Dr Edmond-
ston's History of the Zetland
Islands. Letter III.

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501

503

409

Page. New Works published in Edinburgh. 528 Scottish Literary Intelligence........... ibid. Literary Intelligence, English and Foreign....... Memoirs of the Progress of Manufactures, Chemistry, Science, and the Fine Arts........

529

...

POETRY.

521

Happy Mediocrity........
Summary of Politics.......

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS.

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India.........
Holland.....
America....
France.......

British Prisoners in France ....
Sweden....

546

Turkey.....

547

..... ibid.

Naval Intelligence.....
Gallant Action in the Mediterranean ibid.
Oxford Installation.
Tornado...........
Dreadful Storm.......

548 ................................... 549 ibid.

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE.
Court of Session
Court of Exchequer.......
High Court of Justiciary
Kidnapping of Children.....
Miscellaneous......
Fires.......

Civil Appointments...
Births.......

Marriages....
Deaths........

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580

ibid.

...... 531

SCOTTISH REVIEW.
Black's Life of Torquato Tasso, &c. 522 Stocks and Markets......

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537 ibid.

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545

ibid.

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STATE OF THE BAROMETER, &c.

From the 26th June to the 26th July, 1810, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

M.

1810. Barom. Thermom. Rain. | Weather.
June
N. in pts.
26 30.05
56 70
27 30.05 53 66 0.41
29 30.1 50 53 0.32
29 30.1 50 53

30 30.1

50 65

29.95

48

68

2 29.75 49 68

3 29.6 56 70 4 29.65 50 62 5 29.8 51 60 6 29.89 52 68 7 29.9 52 70 8 29.8 50 65 9 29.7 51 64 10 29.6 50 66 11 29.65 52 63 12 29.59 50 68 13 29.5 52 66 14 29.61 53 63 15 29.9 52 67 16 29.92 52 64. 17 29.83 51 68 18 29.83 52 64 19 29.9 52 62 20 29.93 51 62 21 30.01 48 65 22 30.15

50 67

23 30.

53 64

24 30.

52 65

25 29.95 54

75

Quantity of Rain,.......3.93

July 1

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Clear

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August 7.-Princess Amelia born. 1783. 12.-Prince of Wales born. 1762. -Grouse shooting begins.

16.-Duke of York born. 1763.

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Th.

98 Cloudy F. 10 9

Rain

Sa. 1111
Showers Su. 12-

M. 130
Tu. 14 1
W. 15 2

Th. 16 3

F.

17 3

Clear
Sa. 18 4
Showers Su. 19 5

Rain

M. 20 5

Tu. 21 6
W. 22 7
28 8
0
Th. 23 8 38 9 19
F. 24/10 0 10
1311 42

39

87 17 50

7

First Quart. 8

Full Moon 14
Last Quart. 21
New Moon 30

26 9

50

10 30

9 11 46 0 18 48 1 16 40 2 5 28 2

51

13

3 33

54

14 34454 12 5 32 52 6 14

36 7 0

Sa. 2511
Su. 26-

M. 27 0

Tu. 28 1

W. 29 1 45 2
Th. 30 2 19 2
F. 31 2 50 3

0 8 30 0 50 9 1 28

MOON'S PHASES FOR AUGUST, 1810. Apparent time at Edinburgh.

D. M. H.

2 35

7

7 12 morn. 9 37 even. 9 33 even. 1 23 morn

21.-Duke of Clarence born. 1765.

23.-Sun enters Virgo 58 min. past eight evening.

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