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SCOTS MAGAZINE;

AND

EDINBURGH

LITERARY MISCELLANY:

BEING

A GENERAL REPOSITORY

LITERATURE, HISTORY, AND POLITICS,

FOR 1808.

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HARVARD UNIVERSITY LIBRARY

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SCOTS MAGAZINE,

With a Map of BRAZIL, and Plan of Rio JANEIRO.

CONTENTS:

Page

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Register of the Weather for January, 2 New Works published in Edinburgh,. 44

High Water at Leith for February, ib. Scottish Literary Intelligence,. ... ib.

Description of the Map of Brasil, and Literary Intelligence, English and

Plan of Rio Janeiro, ......... 3 Foreign, ................ 45

References to the Plan ofithe City,' ib.

Account of the Discovery, Conquest,

POETRY.

and present state of Brasil,... 4 Ode for the New Year, 1808,....47

Some Account of the Plan for estab. Parting, ........ ...... ib.

lishing a Lunatic Asylum at Edin Two unpublished Poems by Burns, 48

burgb,...........1... -Adam A-'s Prayer, ....... ib.
--List of Subscriptions for building -Song, ...............ib.

ditto, ...............11

Account of an old Pamphlet, entit.

MONTHLY REGISTER.

led, Presbyterian Inquisition, as it Historical Affairs, .......... 49

was practised against the Professors Portugal, ................ ib.

of the College of Edinburgh, 1691, 13 -Intelligence extraordinary from

Caelic Etymologies, ...........16 the London Gazettes, respecting the

Curious Fact regarding Congelation, 18 Royal House of Braganza embark.

Tour to the Island of Arran, ....lo ing at Lisbon for the Brasils, .. ib.

Some Account of a Journey to the Proclamation issued by the Prince

Frozen Sea, and the Discovery of Regent of Portugal before he quit-

the Remains of a Mammuth,... 23. ted Lisbon, . ............ 53

Query concerning a species of Sing. Spain, ................. 56

ing Bird, ...,....::::: 29

-Examination of the Prince.of As-

Extracts from Mouette's Travels in turias respecting the reported con.
Barbary, in 1670, ......... 30 ,

spiracy at Madrid, ......... ib.
-Sale and Treatment of slaves, ... ib. Italy. ...............
-Intrigues of a Moorish Lady, ... 33

Holland, ..............
-Singular Villany of a Spanish Rene England. ...........
gado, ................ 34

--Declaration against Russia, .... ib.

Monthly Memoranda in Natural His Naval Intelligence, ......

tory, ................32 -Capture of Madeira, ..:....

Celestial Phenomena for February, .38 Scottish Chronicle, ........
Memoirs of the Progress of Manu. . - Faculty of Advocates, .'...

factures, Chemistry, Science, and New Bill touching the Administra.
the Fine Arts, ........... ib.

tion of Justice in Scotland, ....in.
SCOTTISH REVIEW..

-Glasgow Public Meeting, ..... 92

1. Rennie's Essays on the Natural His. -High Court of Justiciary, ....74

tory and Origin of Peat Moss, .. 39

-Births,............... 77

II. Irving's Memoirs of the Life and

-Deaths, ........... •.78

Writiogs of George Buchanan, . . .41 Stocks and Markets, •... ..80

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