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EDINBURGH MAGAZINE,

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CONTENTS:

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Register of the Weather for Jan. 2 -Account of Baths at Siout,

42

High Water at Leith for Feb. ib. - Intoxicating quality of Hemp, ib.

The Gleaner, No. XV.

3 - Miraculous Statue,

43

Description of the View, 5 _Fertility of the Soil in Upper

Causes of the present Distress for Egypt-Its Agriculture, ib.

want of Provisions,

6 A Letter from Dr Guthrie of St

Account ofthe Quadelim and Lab- Petersburgh to the Right Hon.

delleba Arabs, &c.

9

the Earl of Buchan, on the

Outline of North Guinea or Ne- Origin of the Name of the Scots, 45

gritia~Ģeneral Character of Nocice of the Character and Writ.

the Country and Inhabitants - ings of Pbilip Stanhope, Earl of

Origin of the Name Guinea-

Chesterfield,

ib.

Kingdom of Gralata or Walet Notice of Robert Lord Clive,

and of the Slave Trade, 14 Genealogy of the Abercorn Fa-

Account of the Swedish Design

mily,

47

of an Agricultural Colony in Remarkable inftance of Naiveté

Africa,

and Ignorance,

49

Account of the Second Sight, 25 List of Books Printed at Straw-

Anecdotes of the Abbe Sieyes and berry Hill,

ib.

the Cardinal de Rohan, 28 On the subsetting of Land, 50

The Cardinal de Roban, , his Character and present Condition

Arrest, and the celebrated Af. of the Tuscans,

fair of the Necklace,

31 Original Letter from Lord Hard-

Curious Extracts from Strutt's wicke to fames Marquis of An.

View of the Dress, &c. of the nandale,

57

People of England, - 37 Books and Pamphlets published

- The Horned Head.Dress of the in London in December 1799, 59

Ladies in the Fifteenth Cen. The Two Cats ; a Persian Tale, 62

tury,

ib.

Poetry.

-Cumbersome and Extravagant

Dresses of the Men, Temp.

Advice to a Friend on a Melan.

Nen. IV.

choly Occafion,

66

--Trunk Breeches, or Slops-

The Passage of the Mountain of

the Vardingale,

St Gothard,

67

39

- Anecdote of Sir Philip Cal.

Advice to the Ladies of Glasgow, 70

throp and John Drakes, 40

-Minftrels and Players,

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41 Interesting Intelligence from the

Travels in Upper and Lower Egypt, 42 London Gazettes,

72

A

State

MONTHLY REGISTER.

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