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3. At Edinburgh, Miss Cunningham, only daughter of the late Mr Thomas Cunninghain, painter.

4. At Stitchel House, Miss Margaret Pringle, daughter of Sir James Pringle Bart.

4. At Montrose, aged 54 years, the Rev. John Reay, chaplain, for upwards of 28 years, of the English Episcopal Chapel of St Peter, Montrose.

5. At Inverness, John Anderson, aged 71, a man of irreproachable conduct, and unquestionably one of the best composers uf Scottish music since the days of Oswald.

5. At Dalkeith, Miss Eleonora Wau. chope, daughter of the late Francis Warchope of Cakemuir, Esq.

5. At Edinburgh, the infant daughter of Mr Law, surgeon.

5. At ditto, aged 19, Christian, eldest daughter of Dr Charles Sturart of Dunearn.

7. At Doncaster, in the 42d year of his age, Lieutenant Colonel Walter Eliott, late of his Majesty's 33d regiment of foot, and second son of John Elliott, Esq. of Borthwickbrae, deceased.

7. At Summerfield, Mrs Fulton. sen. in the 938 year of her age.

8. At Edinburgh, aged 96, Mrs Jean Dickie, relict of William Gray, Esq. Newholn, writer in Edinburgh.

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TO CORRESPONDENTS.

Alexander Scotus, J. C.,Glottianus, Verses on Culloden, will probably ap pear in the next, or an early number. Modestus,-Juvenis,-T.,~S. M.,-Leocadae,-Epitaph on County Jailor,

Flowers of Caledonia,—T. G.,—An Epigram,-are received, and are under consideration.

M. F. C's pieces shew genius, but such a want of correctness, particularly in versification, as make them unfit for the public eye.

SCOTS MAGAZINE,

AND

Edinburgh Literary Miscellany,

FOR JULY 1808:

With a Map of SPAIN and PORTUgal.

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of Spain, Proceedings of the Wernerian Natu

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Register of the Weather for July,. 482 II. Tennant's Indian Recreations, High Water at Leith for August, ib. Vol. III. consisting of Thoughts Sketch of the Military Geography on the Effects of the British Government on the State of India: with Hints cencerning the Means of Improving the condition of the Natives of that country,..... 517 New Works published in Edinburgh, 519 Scottish Literary Intelligence, 1ს. Literary Intelligence, English and Foreign,

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ral History Society, Monthly Memoranda in Natural History, .. Population of the Principal Cities and Towns in Scotland, according to the Return of 1801, History and Description of the City of Carlisle, concluded, . Report concerning Forresteries, &c. in Scotland, anno 1680, Account of Books committed to the Flames, suppressed, or censured, 492 Letters from Gen. Washington, to a

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high literary Character in London, 495 Account of Maynooth College,. 496 On the Characters of Plutarch and

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Tacitus, by Thomas, Observations on the Introduction of Moonlight Scenery into Poetry, and the Effects the Contemplation of Nature by Night has on the hu. man Mind,.. Account of Manuscripts in the Scotch College at Paris, 505 Oncertain Forms of Despotism which prevail in the Savage State, Account of Fowls-Heugh, near Stonebaven,..

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SCOTTISH REVIEW. I. Saville's Dissertations on the Existence, Attributes, Providence, and Moral Government of God; and on the Duty, Character, Security, and final Happiness of his Righteous Subjects, 514

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Memoirs of the Progress of Manu-
factures, Chemistry, Science, and
the Fine Arts,
Improvements in Aberdeenshire,

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HISTORICAL AFFAIRS.

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POETRY.

Address, spoken at the Royal Aca-
demy, Inverness, by Mr Carey,
Jupiter and the Frogs,
Sonnet,
To a Lady,

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SCOTTISH CHRONICLE.

His Majesty's Birth Day,
Military Intelligence,
University of Edinburgh,
Ecclesiastical Appointments,
Marriages,

Births,
Deaths,

Stocks and Markets,

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Affairs in Spain,

-British Orders in Council,
Trial of Lieut. Gen. Whitelocke con

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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 June 26. to July 25. 1808, in the vicinity of Edinburgh.

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