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April 24. At London, Lieut.-General Joseph Walton of the Royal Artillery, iu his 74th year.

24. At Abergavenny, in Walés, Sir Charles Mitchell, late Commander in the Hon. East India Company's service.

24. At Glasgow, Mr Archibald Smith writer, much regretted.

24. At Aberdeen, Mr George Marr, merchant, and formerly one of the Magistrates of that city.

25. At Dalkeith, Mrs Otto, wife of Mr Wiliam Otto, wine merchant.

25. At the manse of Alva, the Rev. John Duncan, minister of that parish.

25. At her father's house in Ardersier, Miss Harriet M'Pherson, aged 16 years, much lamented by her family and friends. This young lady never recovered the shock occasioned by the death of a favourite brother, who died on the 2d December last, a few hours after his arrival at Ardersier, from the service of his country in the Baltic.

26. Mr Thomas Leakie, late tenant in Auchtermairny, and his wife on the 30th. Their joint ages amounted to 156 years, 50 of which they had been married.

26. At Meadside, the Rev. John Maclasen, minister of the Relief Congregation, Kilbarchan.

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31. At Edinburgh, Caroline Howard, youngest daughter of Alexander Donaldson, Esq.

31. At Dumfries, Miss Margaret Pagan, eldest daughter of the late David Pagan, Esq. of Lochfield.

Lately, at London, Captain John Thomson, of the Coldstream regiment of Guards, son of the late John Thomson, Esq. Secretary of Excise in Scotland, highly respected as a brave and meritorious officer. He served with the brigade of Guards at the capture of the Helder, in Egypt also, and lately at the surrender of Copenhagen, where he broke a blood-vessel, from the effects of which he never recovered.

At his seat, Lady Place, Gustavus Adolphus Kempenfelt, Esq. the only surviving brother of the late unfortunate Rear Admiral Kempenfelt,who was lost in the Royal George at Spithead, in 1782.

At London, Joseph Bonomi, Esq. a gentleman particularly distinguished for his architectural knowledge and genius. He was a native of Italy, but had long been in this kingdom. He was warmly patronised by Sir Joshua Reynolds.

At Guernsey, P. Dobree, Esq. in his 86th year. He was the oldest member of the Society for Propagating Christian Knowledge, having subscribed to that excellent institution for 60 years.

At Chelsea, John Hamilton, Esq.

Mr Gordon Drummond, son of Alexander Drummond, Esq. Fleet Street.

At Christ's College Lodge, Cambridge, the Rev. Dr Barker, Master of that Society, in his 83d year. Mrs Barker, who was nearly of the same age as her husband, was so affected at his death as to survive him only one day.

At Clifton, near Bristol, the Right Hon. the Dowager Countess of Fingal, at a very advanced age.

In Catherine Place, Bath, the Marchioness of Longchamp.

At Clapham, in the 64th year of his age, Henry L. Gardner, Esq. many years an eminent bookseller in the Strand, and one of the Court of Assistants of the worshipful Company of Stationers.

At Kensington, Alexander Baxter, Esq. late Consul General from the Court of Russia.

Lately, Lieut. Kenneth Mackenzie, con manding the signal station of St Domingo, Liverpool.

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Lately, at North Berwick, Mrs Murray, eldest daughter of the late Rev. George Murray, minister there, aged 76.

At Aberdeen, Mrs Dyce, relict of John Dyce, Esq. late of Tillygreig.

April 1. At Dundee, Mrs Henrietta Ogilvie, spouse of Mr Henry Johnstone, merchant there.

2. At Edinburgh, Dr John Rymer, many years a surgeon in the Royal Navy.

2. At Paisley, Edward Carlile, son of Mr James Carlile there.

2. At Edinburgh, Mrs Magdalene Nairne, daughter of the deceased John Nairne, Esq.

3. At Inverness, Mrs Margaret Craig, wife of Mr George Munro, merchant in

Inverness.

3. At Edinburgh, Miss Riddell, daughter of the deceased John Riddell, Esq. of Grange.

3. At ditto, Anne Jane, infant daughter of Archibald Craufuird, Esq. W. S.

-. At Dundee, Mrs Henderson, spouse of Dr Robert Henderson, physician there.

4. At Bath, the Right Hon. Lady Charlotte Murray, eldest sister of his Grace the Duke of Athol.

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4. At Edinburgh, Lieut. Simon Drys dale, late of Sheardale.

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4. At Leith, aged 65, John Sligo, Esq. of Carmyle, late merchant in Leith.

4. At Edinburgh, aged 70, Mr Alexander Stevenson, one of the Depute Clerks of Session; an office which he had held for 40 years.

5. At ditto, aged 58, Mr William Hall, merchant, and late one of the Magistrates of that city.

6. At Glasgow, in the 70th year of her age, Mrs Helen Cross, relict of John MCall, Esq. late merchant there.

7. At Edinburgh, Robert Kennedy, Esq. aged 76.

3. At ditto, Helen, the infant daughter of John Campbell of Carbrook, Esq. W. S. 9. At his house, Gilmore Place, Mr Robert Renton, merchant, Edinburgh.

9. At manse of Rescobie, the Rev. Thomas Wright, minister of that parish.

9. At his house on Leith Walk, Edward Lawton, Esq. late of Kingston, Jamaica.

9. At Alloa, Mr Alexander Forrester, sen. grain merchant.

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TO CORRESPONDENTS.

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The curious and valuable communications of Milo will appear in early num bers.

We will not omit to avail ourselves of Dr Couper's communications.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR MAY 1808:

With a View of Carlisle Castle.

CONTENTS:

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Register of the Weather for May,. 322 High Water at Leith for June,. ib. Description of Carlisle Castle, 323 History and Description of the City of Carlisle, Proceedings of the Wernerian Natural History Society, View of the Origin, Formation, and Present State of the Russian Navy, 326 Population of the principal Cities and Towns in Scotland, according to the Return of 1801, An original and genuine Narrative of the remarkable Blockade and Attack of Blair Castle, the House of James, Duke of Athol, by the Forces of the Rebels in the Spring of 1749,.....

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SCOTTISH REVIEW. Scott's Works of Dryden, . .

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Explanation of Terms in the Charter of the Town of Ayr,.... Account of Books committed to the

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Flames, suppressed, or censured, 334 Geological Society,. 337 Of Religious Praises, or of Hymns, 340 On the early History of the British Isles, .... 342 Interesting Narrative of a shipwreck, in the year 1569, upon an uninhabited island near the coast of Terra Australis Incognita, . . . Tour thro' the Highlands, and other

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parts of Scotland, in May and June 1807, concluded, On the Connection of Political E. vents with the Literary Pursuits of a Nation, ...

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New Works published in Edinburgh, 359 cottish Literary Intelligence,'. 360 Literary Intelligence, English and

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Foreign,

Memoirs of the Progress of Manu-
factures, Chemistry, Science, and
the Fine Arts, .
Monthly Memoranda in Natural His-
tory,....

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POETRY.
An Evening Hymu,

On the late Mr Patrick Halyburton,
Dunbar,...

Translation from Catullus, ..
MONTHLY REgister.
Proceedings of Parliament,
-House of Commons,.

The Unfortunate Wanderer,
Le prise de l'ile de Guernesey en l'an
1370, sous le regne d' Edouard III.
Roi de Angleterre, et de Charles V.
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-Sir Home Popham,-Indemnity Bill, 375
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Petition for Peace,
Historical Affairs,

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-Dreadful Hurricane at Madras,. 384 Trial of Lieut. Gen. John Whitelocke, 386 Scottish Chronicle, 393 ib.

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-Public Records of Scotland,
-Circuit Intelligence,.
-Entertainment of Lord Cathcart,. 396
-Civil Appointments,.
-Marriages,
-Births,
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For JUNE 1808.

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