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ABERDEEN, report of the

tion, 323

the influence of his philo- Burgh elections, proceed-
trustees for the city of, 83 sophical writings, 406 ings in the Court of Ses-
--Disfranchisement of the Baillie, Robert, of Jervis. sion respecting those of E-
burgh of, 285
wood, account of his ini-

dinburgh, Aberdeen, and
Agamemnon of Eschylus, quitous trial and execu- Inverness, 281–that of
observations on the, 112

Edinburgh declared null
Agricultural Reports, 92,

Joanna, remarks on and void, 585
187, 289, 386, 493, 591 her Plays on the Passions, Burghs, Scottish, report of
Algiers, on the political


the state of, ordered by the
state of, 18_Treatment Bank of England, accounts Convention in 1691, 307
of Christian slaves there, presented to Parliament Burkhardt, M., the African
22 Ravages of the from the, 581

traveller, notice of his
plague in, 373_Death Bankrupts, lists of English death, 272
of the Dey of, 479

and Scotch, 92, 191, 293, Burns, Robert, original
Alps, description of the pas- 393, 497, 593

poetry of, 70--Poetical
sage of the Simplon, io Barbour, the, a vapour a- epistle of, 130—Propos-
America, Spanish colonics rising from the sea, so ed monument to, 282

in, geographical sketch called in Halifax, 17 Original Letter and Poem
of, 3-State of the con-

Battle of Sheriffmur, ac- by, 527
test between the insur- 'count of the, 240

Byron, Lord, review of his
gents and the Spanish Beppo, a Venetian story, Fourth Canto of Childe
authorities, 7, 101, 277, review of, 348

Harold's Pilgrimage, 449

Binning, Lord, on his bill Cabinet, the, No. 1. 547
United States of, for erecting lunatic asy- Canals, commencement of
opening of Congress, 81

lums in Scotland, 410 one between Edinburgh
-State of the finances Birds, on the natural his- and Glasgow, 283.-Pro-
and the army of, 173- tory of, 110, 320-On gress of the great Caledo-
Progress of the navy, 373

the incubation of, 526 nian, 585
-Emigrations from Eu- Birkbeck, Mr, review of his Caraccas,geographical sketch
rope to, ib.--Rigorous journey in America, 253 of, 7
exclusion of British West Births, register of, 94, 192, Celestine, discovery of, in
India vessels from the 294, 393, 498, 596

theCaltonhill, Edinburgh,
ports of, 578_Dispute Blood-money conspiracy dis- 507

between, and Spain, ib. covered in London, 282 Cemetery, remarkable sub-
Analytical notices of foreign Bright, Dr, review of his terraneous one near Mon-
journals, 158
Travels in Lower Hun-

trose, 316
Anecdote, remarkable, of a

Ceylon, insurrection in the
Bohemian Gypsey, 107

Britain, revenue of in 1816 island of, 479
Animal, unknown, one of

and 1817, 18]-State of Chaucer, remarks on his
immense size reported to the currency, 237—Pube

poetry, 327-Sonnettc on
exist in America, 531 lic debt of, 281--Gold a Grete Capitaine, escrib-
Arabian Nights Entertain- and silver coin issued in, ed to, 363

ments in Arabic, notice ib.—- Bank of England Chaussier, Professor, obser-
of, 159

notes in circulation, 282 vations of, on the death
Armorial bearings in St -Army estimates, ib. of General Pichegru,

Giles's cathedral, Edin- British Legislation, 86, 181, 135
burgh, 538

488, 586

China, review of the pro
Army of Britain, state of, Brown, Dr Thomas, review ceedings of the late em

ut his poem of Agnes, 153 bassy to, &c. 143
Assembly, General, report Bruce, Dr, of New York, Chinese books in the Royal

by, respecting the mode of notice of his death, 335 Library at Paris, notice
providing for the poor in Buenos Ayres, geographical of, 168
Scotland, 603_Proceed- sketch of, 101

Church records, curious ex-
ings of the Assembly, 581 Burgh reform, proceedings tracts from, 103
Atheist, the, a French Tra- in Scotland on the sub-

of Scotland, view of
gedy, review of, 562 ject of, 85, 190, 284, the constitution of, review
Bacon, Lord, remarks on 382, 488, 585

01, 259

gary, 549



Church Music, on Luther's Deaths, register of, 94, 193, Executions at Glasgow and
merits in regard to, 303, 293, 395, 498, 597

Aberdeen, 584

Debt, public, of Britain, Explosion of a powder-mill
Circuit intelligence, 486,579 amount of, 281

in America, 578
Clandestine marriages, trial Depravity in youth, re- Female Authors of Scotiand,
for celebrating, 379

markable cases of in E. No. I. Joanna Baillie,
Clerk, Mr, of Eldin, notice dinburgh, 380

of a biographical account Diamond, the, supposed to

Fiars of the principal coun-
of, 467
be sometimes of vege-

ties of Scotland for 1817,
Climate, observations on, table origin, 335


Dirge of Tippoo Sultaun, Fire, on the power of re-
Coal, veins of in the Calton- 464

sisting it, in a variety of
hill, Edinburgh, 335 Disappointment, a poem,

instances, 437
Coffeehouses, when first es- 161

Fire in Edinburgh, 84–
tablished at Constanti- Dogs, curious anecdote of a Calamitous
nople, 223

greyhound and pointer, Huddersfield, 282-and
Court of Session declares the


in London, 283-In Pa-
election of Magistrates Durdent, R. T., notice of ris, 372
for Edinburgh null and four tales written by, 360 Fish, on the propagation of,
void, 585

Eartliquake in England, 283 429
Commentators of the twenty- --In Sicily, 372

Forbisher, Martin, account
second century, 522 Edinburgh, attempt to sur- of his voyages to discover
Commercial Reports, 90,

prise the Castle of, in

a north-west passage,
189, 291, 391, 195, 593 1715, 25--On the musi. 511
Commons, House of, pro- cal performances in, 118 Florence, account of a Bac-

ceedings in, 175--Reject -On the employment of chanalian festival there,
a motion for addressing certain charitable funds 309.-Superstitions of the
the Queen, 176--Discus- in, 121.- State of in 1619, Florentines, 312—School
sion on the state prosecu-

229On the prevalence for the instruction of
tions in Scotland, 279-- of, and means of dimi. youth in, 413- Manu-
Report of a committee on nishing, fever in, 230- factory of olive oil near,
the state of the country,

Improvements in, 284- ib.-Medical chapel there,
281-Debate on the in- Curious action in the 414-Laurentian chapel
demnity bill claimed by Court of Session, 287– and library, 415--Re-
ministers, 370-Ministers Inquiry into the state of marks on the singers of,
in a minority on the pro- the Royal Infirmary of, 417
posed repeai of the lea- 38)-Foundation of a Flowers, on the language
ther tax, 377-Renewal new observatory in, 468 of, 32
of the bank restriction Management of the poor Foreign journals, analytical
bill, 481--Ministers in a in, 507-Discovery of notices of, 158
minority on a proposed Celestine in the Calton. Forfarshire, remains of pa
grant of money to the Irill, ib.--Armorial bear- pular superstitions in, 116
Royal Dukes, 482--Bud- ings in St Giles's cathe. Fortifications, account of an

dral therc, 538_On the Indian one, 472
Constantinople, first esta- tumult there, called the Foulis, the late Sir James,

blishment of coffeehouses Porteous mob, 543_Pro. etymological notices by,
in, 223-Dreadful con- ceedings regarding build. 26

Hagration there, 577 ings on the North Bridge, France, law on the liberty
Copper, native mass of, 580.-Last election of the of the press in, 80—Peace

discovered in America, Magistrates in, declared establishment of, 276
null, 583

Trial of the pretended
Cowper, William, review of Egypt, curious particulars Dauphin of, ib.-Report

a new edition of his poems, respecting the Pacha of, on the finances of, 372


Frankenstein, or the Mo-
Crimes, increase of in Eng. Enigrations froin Europe dern Prometheus, review
land, 484
to America, 373

of, 244
Croft, Sir Richard, suicide England, notice of a jour. Franklin, Dr, review of his
of, 232

nal of a tour through, Memoirs, 351
Cumings and M'Intoshes, 159- Altitude of remark- French Literature, survey
remarkable legend

able hills in. 271-Re- of, 66, 260, 357, 460, 561
specting the animosities marks of Cosmo the Third

stage, present state
of the, 332

during his travels in, 416 of the, 403, 563
• Currency of Britain, on the -- Increase of crimes in, French Literary characters,
state of thc, 237

necrological notice of, 564
Davis, John, account of liis Eschylus, on the Agamem. Fudge Family in Paris, re-
voyages to discover non oi, 27, 112

view of a poetical work so
north-west passage, 5i3 Etymological notices, 26 called, 553

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Gaelic and Hebrew lan- Spy, a periodical work, 14, 309, 413_Baccha-
guages, affinity between 126 - Description of a

nalian festivals at Plo-
them, 233
Mountain Funeral, 127-

rence, 309
Gale, severe one felt over The Queen's Wake, 129. Justiciary, High Court of,
Scotland, 177

Pilgrims of the Sun, and trial in for celebrating un-
Gaming-houses in Paris, Mador of the Moor, 215 lawful marriages, 379

notice of a work on, 561 Holland, journal of a visit Trial of several boys for
Gas light introduced into to, 234, 540

housebreaking, 380 — Of
Edinburgh, 486

Hone, Mr, trials and ac- several persons for reset.
Geological Society, proceed- quittal of, on a charge of ting stolen goods, 585
ings of, 268

publishing blasphemous Kilda, St, specimens of the
notices, 520
libels, 84

poetry of, 240
Germany, people of

, petition Hudson, Henry, account of Kosciusko, Ode to the spirit
for representative consti- his discoveries in the of, 70
tutions, 80-Present state northern seas, 514_Left Lamp without flame, ac-
of the universities of, 272 to perish by his mutinous count of a, 366
--Review of travels in, 342

crew, 516

Landed property near Edin.
-Dispute between the Hume, Lady Grizzel, par- burgh, great rise in the
Grand Duke of Baden ticulars respecting, 325, value of, 584
and the King of Bavaria, 431_Songs written by, Lawrie, Deacon, of Edin-

burgh, sticceeds in setting
Girardelli, Signora, the in- Sir Patrick, account aside the election of Ma-

combustible lady, expe- of his remarkable con- gistrates, 585
riments by, of her power ccalment and escape from Legend of the Rose, a poem,
of resisting the action of Scotland, 325His man. 566
fire, 437 - Various in- ner of life in Holland, Leith, singular incident
stances of a similar facul. 431

there, 583
ty possessed by others, Hurricane in the West In- Literary and scientific intel.
439 Observations on dies, 82

ligence, 73, 167, 269,
Signora Girardelli's exhi. Jceland, state of the weather 365, 468, 569
bition, 444

there in spring 1817, 269 Literature, desultory essays
Glasgow, mortality bill of, Jews, intolerant proceedings connected with, No. I.

178–Review of report on regarding them, in Poland On the moral constitu-
the management of the and Saxony, 577

tion of Childe Harold,
poor of, 455, 507 Indies, East, treaty with 223_No. II. On the
Godwin, Mr, review of his the Peishwa, 80, 172- Darwinian School of
novel of Mandeville, 57 Monument at Bengal to

Poetry, 313
-Letter of advice to a the late Governor Duncan, Llewellyn, a novel, review

young American by, 209 81-New war with the of, 457
Granite, blocks of in the Mahratta powers in, 372 London, bill of mortality
mountains of Jura, 334 --Accounts of its progress,

in, 83
Halifax and St Johns, in 478_Treaty of peace with Longitude, magnetical in.
British America, declared Holkar and the Berar ra-

strument for determining
free ports, 579
jah, 577

the, 334
Hamilton, Lord Archibald,

West, destructive Lords, House of, proceed-
his motion in the House hurricane in the Leeward ings in, 174—Speech of
of Commons, on the state Islands, *82-Christmas the Prince Regent' on o-
prosecutions in Scotland, racket among the negroes pening Parliament, ib.-

of Jamaica, 213--State Repeal of Habeas Corpus
the late Mrs Eli. of St Domingo, 373— suspension bill, 170_Re.
zabeth, review of Me. Death of President Pe. * port of Committee on the
moirs of, 558
tion, 579

state of the country, 278
Hebrew and Gaelic lan. Infirmary, Royal, of Edin. -Ministers' indemnity

guages, affinity between burgh, inquiry into the bill passed, 374-Mes-
the, 233

management of, 381 sage of the Regent relat-
Herculaneum, Dr Sickler's Inverness, improvements in ing to the marriage of
mode of unrolling the the harbour of, 177

his royal brothers, 480
manuscripts of, 470, Journal of a visit to Holland Lunatic asylums, on the
Highland superstitions, cu- and Flanders, 234, 540 proposed erection of in

rious facts concerning, 104 Ireland, revenue of, in 1816 Scotland, 410
Hogg, James, the Ettrick and 1817, 281-Exports Luther, on his merits in re-
Shepherd, account of his from Britain to, 580

gar to psalmody, &c.
life and writings, 35 Italy, letters from a travel. 303, 418
Observations on his poein ler in, 9-Description of Macgregors, singular story
of the Mountain Bard, Mont Blanc, ib.Pas. or a chief of the, 132
123_The Forest Min- sage of the Simplon, 10 Mandeville, a rovel, review
strel, 125_Essays in the Milan, 12 Florence, of, 57


poem, 565

Marriages, register of, 94, there, 403 Account of Rose-Sonnets from Pe.

192, 294, 394, 498, 596 Tippahee, a chief of, 409 trarch, 566–To Octavia,
Mechanical inventions, ac- Northanger Abbey, a no- 567

count of some curious vel, review of, 453 Poets, remarks on the early
ones, by John Spence, in Northern Passage, notice of English,—No. I. Chau.
Linlithgow, 408, 528

voyages for the discovery

cer, 327
Mediterranean, hot spring of a, 399, 508 — Sir Polar Seas, on Captain

rising through the sea in Hugh Willoughby's, 399 Scoresby's observations
the, 16

-Dutch expeditions, 508 on the, 333-Ice, notice
Merceron, J. a magistrate, See Voyages

respecting the, ib.
convicted of embezzling North Pole, notice relating Polwarth and Jerviswood,
the poor's money, &c. 584 to the expedition to the,

families of, account of
Meteorological Reports, 88, 332, 365

their sufferings previous
185, 287, 387, 492, 590 Observatory, foundation of to the Revolution of

Observations, a new one at Edinburgh, 1688, 323, 430
hints for the extension of, 468_Proposal to build Poor in Scotland, report of

one at Cambridge, 471 the General Assembly, re
Notices, 336 Odeon theatre at Paris, de specting a provision for,
Mexico, geographical sketch stroyed by fire, 372

of, 5

Parliament, opening of the Pope, Mr, on the question
Milan, observations of a session of, 174

whether he was a poet,
traveller there, 12 Parson Schmolké, and the 99
Monster, notice of a shaved Schoolmaster Bakel, a Porteous mob at Edinburgh,
bear, exhibited in Edin-

poem, translated from the remarks on the, 543
burgh, under the name German of Langbein, 524 Preston, the Thorn of, a

of Peruvian monster, 448 Passion, instance of the fa-
Mont Blanc, description of, tal effects of, 378

Prince Henry, poems on
by a traveller, 9
Patents lately enrolled, 88,

the death of, 421
Montolieu, Madame la Ba- 183, 285, 383, 489, 586 Princess Elizabeth, married

ronne, remarks on four Persuasion, a novel, review to the hereditary Prince
tales published by, 359 of, 453

of Hesse Hombourg, 383
Mortality bill for London, Photometer, observations Princess Charlotte, lines on

83 for Glasgow, 178 made with Horner's, 571 the death of, 71, 423
Murder, shocking one at Pichegru, General, circum- Promotions, appointments,
Dunning, 282

stances attending . his &c. 88, 183, 285, 384,
Murray, Lady, her narra- death, 134

489, 587
tive of the sufferings of Pilgrimage Canterbury, Prussia, effects of a storm
the families of Polwarth an engraving by Heath, there, 172- Answer of
and Jerviswood, 322, 430 &c. account of, 531

the king of, to his sub-
--Specimen of her mo- Plants, notice respecting the jects' petition for a re-
ther's talents in song writ- geography of, 140, 168 presentative government,
ing, 435

Poetry Original Song and 577
Music, on the want of pa. fragment by Burns, 70 Prussian blue, discovered

tronage of, in Edinburgh, To the spirit of Koscius- in England, 470
&c. 118

ko, ib.--On the death of Pseudo-volcano in Stafford-
Natural History, notices in, the Princess Charlotte, shire, account of, 570
16-Birds and marine

71-The poor man's la- Publications, monthly list
animals of Shetland, ib. bour, 72—Melancholy,

of, 77, 170, 273, 369,
-Hot spring in the Me 160 Disappointment, 474, 573
diterranean, 17--Vapour ib. From the Song of Racine's Phedre, desence of,
rising froin the sea at Ha- Solomon, 162–Sonnets, 534
lifax, ib.-Gulf-stream in ib.—The Evening Land- Railways, proposed ones, in
Mexico, 18--On birds,

scape, 266 - A Night the neighbourhood of
110-Curious facts in, Piece, ib.—To a Lady, Edinburgh, 484
ill, 320 — Miscellane-

267--Sonneton the grave Regalia of Scotland, pearls
ous notices in, 138, 332, of a young Lady, ib. in the, supposed to be

The Soldier's Grave- Scottish, 139-Discovery
Neale, Dr Adam, his tra- The November Garden, of the, in Edinburgh Cas.

vels through Germany, --Verses to a friend, tle, 179
&c. review of, 312

362_Laye uf ane aun- Remarkable preservation
Negroes in Jamaica, ac- cient Mynstrell — Son- from death in a coal pit,

count of a Christmas nete on a Grete Capitaine, 579

racket among the, 213 307—The Dirge of Tip- Revenge, the, of Tirinie, a
Newhaven, affecting inci. poo Sultaun, 464_The Highland legend, 332
dent at, 178

Confession, 465 — 'The Revenue of Britain, com-
New Zealand, massacre of Thorn of Preston-Song, parative statement of, in

the crew of a British ship 565—The Legend of the 1816 and 1817, 181-01


Ireland in the same pe of the people of, 202 discharged

without recog-
riods, 281_Of Great Bri- Country houses, 203_ nizance, 179
tain and Ireland, for se- Road-making still imper. Storm, violent one in Eng-
ven years previous to fect in some respects in,

land, 283
1818, 382

206 - Observations Superstitions in the High-
Review of Rob Roy, a no- Lord Binning's bill for lands, 104-Curious re-

vel, 41, 148- -Shake- erecting lunatic asylums mains of, in Forfarshire,
speare and his times, 50 in, 410_Proposal' to é.

A Father's Gift to his rect a national monument Sweden, death of the king,
Children, 55_Mtande- in, 485—- Report of the and elevation of Berna.
ville, a novel, 57—The General Assembly re- dotte to the throne of,
Life of Richard Watson, specting providing for the 276_Ceremony of his
Bishop of Llandaft, 142 poor in, 504-Female coronation, 577
-Agnes, a poem, 153 authors of, No. I. Joanna Tea, ten grocers in Lon-
-The late Embassy to Baillie, 517—Reflections don prosecuted for adul.
China, &c. 243_Fran. on the political state of terating, 580
kenstein, & novel, 249 in 1737, 543

Temperature, experiments
-Birkbeck's Journey Scottish burghs, proceedings on, at various depths in
in America, 253_-Hill's in, on the subject of re- the ground, 300
Constitution of the form in their municipal Thistlewood, Arthur, late
Church of Scotland, government, 85, 190, a state prisoner, chal-
259_Women ; or Pour 284, 382, 488, 585

lenges Lord Sidmouth to
et Contre, a tale, 337-

-, report of the

fight a duel, 282-Sen-
Neale's travels in Ger- state of, ordered by the tenced to twelve months
many, 342- Beppo, a Convention

of Royal

imprisonment, 580
Venetian story, 348 Burghs in 1691, 307 Thunder storms in Britain,
Franklin's Memoirs, 351

Zoology, No. 1, fatal effects of, 579
-Byron's fourth canto of 105_No. II. 423

Tippahee, a New Zealand
Childe Harold, 449— Shakespeare and his Times, chief, interesting account
Northanger Abbey, and review of, 50

and portrait of, 407
Persuasion, two novels, Sheriffmuir, account of the Tippoo Sultaun, the dirge
453_Mr Ewing's report
battle of, 240

of, 464
on the Poor of Glasgow, Shetland, notice of Dr Ed. Tirinie, the revenge of, a
455—Llewellyn, a novel, mondstone's history of Highland legend, 532
457-New edition of the birds of, 16

Vaccination, notice of a re-
Cowper's Poems, 45& Shipwrecks, melancholy port to the French Insti.
Bright's travels in Lower

on the coasts of tute on, 160
Hungary, 549— Principal France and Britain, 85, Universities in Germany,
Robertson's Sermon, 552 378

present state of the, 272
The Fudge Family in Sicily, effects of an earth- Volcanoes, trapp-porphyry
Paris, 553_Memoirs of quake in, 372

the general seat of, 335
the late Mrs Hamilton, Sidmouth, Lord, challeng- Voyages undertaken for the

ed to fight, by Arthur discovery of a north-east
Rob Roy, a novel, review Thistlewood, 282

passage, 399, 508 Sir
of, 41, 148_Original bal. Snake, account of the great Hugh Willoughby's voy-
lad of, 131

sea one, 33-confirma- age, and miserable fate,
Robertson, Rev. Joseph,

tion of the fact of its ex- 599—-Dutch expedition
trial of, for celebrating istence, 367

in 1595, 518_Their in-
unlawful marriages, 379 Spain, decree for abolishing tercourse with the Sa-

Principal, review the slave trade in, 80% moiedes, ib.Landing
of a sermon by, 552 Dispute between and the at Nova Zembla, ib.--A
Rousseau, remarks on the United States, 578

party of them attacked
confessions of, 357 Spanish ballads, notice of a by a white bear, 509—
Royal Society, proceedings
collection of, 271

Sufferings and failure of
of, 163, 268, 364, 568 Spence, John, account of another Dutch expedition,

of Edinburgh, somne curious mechanical ib, 510—Voyages for the
proceedings of, 164, 268, inventions of 408-Far. discovery of a north-west

ther particulars respect- passage by Frobisher in
Scientific and Literary In- ing him, 528_Notice of 1576, &c. 511-by Da.

telligence, 73, 167, 269, a letter from Dr Spurz- vis in 1585, &c. 513
365, 468, 568

heim on the develope- By Hudson in 1609,
Scotland, on the present state ment of his organs, 530 515

of, 199_Its prosperity Sphynx, Egyptian, notice Wales, New South, estab-
dated from the year respecting the, 141

lishment of a bank in, 373 .
1770, ib. No accumu. Staffordshire, account of a Waterloo, reliques from the
lation of capital in, 2014 pseudo-volcano there, 570 field of, 326_Proposed
On the domestic habits State prisoners in England monument in Scotland,


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