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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR APRIL 1808:

With a View of DREGHORN CASTLE.

CONTENTS:

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243

Register of the Weather for April,. 242
High Water at Leith for May ib.
Description of Dreghorn Castle,
Proceedings of the Wernerian Natu-
ral History Society,
-Mineralogical Queries,-England,

Scotland,.

·

Character of Will Wimble, in the

Spectator,

Remarks on Dunipace,
Monthly Memoranda in Natural His-
tory,..

247

Memoirs of the Progress of Manu-
factures, Chemistry, Science, and
the Fine Arts,
Population of the different Counties
in Scotland, according to the Re-
turn of 1801,

248

249

Tour thro' the Highlands, and other
parts of Scotland, in May and June
1807,..

On the Love of Glory, from the
French of Thomas,

...

257

Account of Books which have been
committed to the Flames, suppres-
sed, or censured,
On the present Nomenclature of
Trades and Professions,
Singular Antiquities found in North
America,

261

·

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263

Account of the Arts and Manners of
Ancient Egypt,...

266

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SCOTTISH REVIEW.
Chalmers' Caledonia: or, AnAccount,
Historical and Typographic, of
North Britain, from the most an-
cient to the present times, 273
New Works published in Edinburgh, 283
Scottish Literary Intelligence,
Literary Intelligence, English and

284

Foreign,

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245

ib.

250

254

ib.

POETRY. Combat of the Romans with the Carthaginian Elephants at the Battle⚫ of Cannæ,.

286

Inscriptions in a small Garden in the
neighbourhood of Edinburgh, 287
Mary Gray,-a Song,
Epigram,

288

ib.

Portugal,
Spain,
France,

Sweden,

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MONTHLY REGISTER.
Proceedings of Parliament,
-House of Lords,
-Orders in Council,
-Orders of Council,
-The Danish Navy,
Orders in Council,
-Places in Reversion, Abolition
Bill,
-Danish Expedition,

-Danish Prizes
Historical Affairs,
America

—Civil Appointments,
-Military Appointments,

-Marriages,
-Births,

-Deaths,.

-Stocks and Markets,

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Page

299

• 291 ib.

293

Proclamation,

298
ib.

Declarations of Denmark and Prussia, 301
Russia,

ib.

Naval Intelligence,...

ib.

Loss of the Caledonia Smack,
Domestic Intelligence,
Court Martial,

307

Trial of Lieut. Gen. John Whitelocke, ib.
Scottish Chronicle,
—Administration of Justice,

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313

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289 ib.

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294

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295

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296

297

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305 ib.

314

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315

316

317

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State of the BAROMETER, in inches and decimals, and of Farenheit's THERMOMETER, in the open air, taken in the morning before sun-rise, and at noon; and the quantity of rain-water fallen, in inches and decimals, from March 26. to April 25. 1808, in the vicinity of Edinburgh..

Baron.

M.

March 26 30.15 36 39 0.1 27 30.18 34 34

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30.27 34 40 29 30.29 30 43 30 30.21 30 43 31 30.1 54 41

345

Thermom, Rain. Weather. N. In. Pts.

2 29.85 26 41

29.64 37
29.12 41
29.04 43

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51

45

6 29.09 34

29.78 34

8

29.78 39

9

80.2 37

55

55 48

10 30.15 43 11- 30.15 42 12 30.13 41 13 30.13 4.4. 14 30.05 46 15 29.95 41 16 30.1 30 46 17 30.15 34 42 18 30.04 27 19 29.42 30 38 20 29.51 34 48 21 29.55 29 41 22 29.33 36 40 29.7 36 43 24 29.81 38 45

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Quantity of Rain, 3.04

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Showers

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High Water at LEITH For MAY 1808.

Days. Su. 1

M. 2

Tu. 3

W. 4

Th. 5

Fr. 6

Sa.. 7

Su. 8

M. 9

Tu. 10

W. 11

Th. 12

Fr. 13

Sa. 14

Su. 15

M.. 16

Tu. 17

W. 18

Th. 19

Fr. 20

Sa. 21

Su. 22

M. 23

Tu. 24

W. 25

Th. 26

Fr. 27

Sa. 28

Su. 29

M. 30

Tu.31

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1 29

2 17

3 7 358

3 32

4 23

4 48

5 13

5 38

6 28

6 3 6 52 7 17 MOON'S PHASES For MAY 1808. Apparent time at Edinburgh.

D. H. M.

First Quart. 3. 4.30. aftern. Full Moon, 10. 7.27. morn. Last Quart. 17. 6. 50. morn. New Moon, 25.11. 7. mern.

OBSERVATIONS.

May 1. Union between Scotland and England, commenced 1707.

9. Jamaica taken by the English, 1655.

12. Court of Session meets.

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