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COTS MAGAZINE,

AND

EDINBURGH

LITERARY MISCELLANY:

BEING

A General Repository

or

LITERATURE, HISTORY, AND POLITICS,

FOR 1815.

Ne quid falsi dicere audeat, ne quid veri non audeat.

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VOL. LXXVII.

EDINBURGH: :

PRINTED FOR ARCHIBALD CONSTABLE AND COMPANY,

By J. Ruthven and Sons. .

1815.

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

With a View of EGLINTON Castle.

CONTENTS:

Page

Register of the Weather for January,... 2 Commercial Intelligence, ....................

High Water at Leith for February,...... ib. Official Account of the Imports and Ex-

Description of Eglinton Castle............. 3 ports, with their Excess, and the Ba-

Observations on the Advantages of Pa lance of Trade between Great Britain

rish or Savings Banks,.................. ib. and the Colonies in North America... 55

An Account of the Life and Adventures

POETRY.

of Sir Humpkin Buz, and his Jour Song at the Musomanic Society of An-

ney to the City of Nubibub,............ 8

struther, ......................................

Account of a curious Russian Medal

PROCEEDINGS OF PARLIAMENT.

found at Libberton,...........

House of Lords,...................

Account of the grave of Louis XVI.,... 10 House of Commons, .........................

Monthly Memoranda in Nat. History,.. 11 -Army Estimates,...........................

Improvements and New Institutions

HISTORICAL AFFAIRS.

throughout Scotland, ...................... 14 West Indies-St Domingo, ................
Eminent Persons recently deceased,...... 15 America. Treaty of Peace,...............
-The late Wiltiam Creech, Esq......... ib. -- American Congress,......................
-Lieut.-Col. Gordon,...................... 16 -Operations in Canada,...................

Letter, descriptive of an Eruption of the Late Occurrences in France, ..............

Geysers of Iceland,....................... 17 Accounts from some quarters in Spain,. 66

Trial, before the High Court of Justi. Intelligence respecting the Congress at
ciary, of John Paterson and George

ib.
Charles, for Sheep-stealing, ............ 19 Domestic Intelligence.--Letter from Sir
-Speech of the Lord Justice Clerk to . Francis Burdett to the Inhabitants of

Paterson and Charles..................... 25 Westminster, respecting the Property
Trial of Thomas Kelly and Henry O'Neil, Tax,........

....... ib.
for Highway Robbery,.................. 26 Account of the Death and Dissection of

-Lord Justice Clerk's Aduress to the Joanna Southcott, ........................ 67

Prisoners in pronouncing Sentence,... 30 Ireland. Some account of serious Riots

Eulogy of Delille, the celebrated French in the Dublin Theatre,................... 68

Poet, by M. Campenon,................. 31

SCOTTISH CHRONICLE.

Manners and Situation of the Laplan.. High Court of Justiciary................... 69

ders of Finmark,............. ............. 36 Account of a Meeting of the Members

Particulars respecting the Invention of

of the Speculative Society ............... ib.

a New Printing Machine.................

of a dreadful Gale and Storm... 71

Anecdotes of Cook, the Miser,............. 41 Office-bearers of the Caledonian Hunt,.. 73

of the Edinburgh Astrono-

SCOTTISH REVIEW.

mical Institution,.........

The Lord of the Isles ; a Poem : by Wal-

of the Wernerian Society, ib.

ter Scott, Esq.........

Directors of the Commercial Bank of

Scotland, ................................... ib.

New Works published in Edinburgh,.... 49 Office-bearers of the Scottish Antiquaries, 74

Literary Intelligence,......... ........ ib. Appointments, by the Prince Regent,... ib.

Memoirs of the Progress of Manufac Births and Marriages, ...................... 75

tures, Chemistry, Science, and the Deaths,......

fine Arts,.......

......... 51

Stocks and Markets, .........................

STATE

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