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SCOTS MAGAZINE.

MDCCLXXIX. .

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XLI.

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To cash article is annexed the number of the page of this volume in which it is to be found. 1978. Aug. 10. A fea-fight in the East Indies between Sir E. Vernon and M. Tron

jolly 155. 08. 19. Pondicherry taken by Sir Hector Modro 148. Neu. 9. The titular Archbishop of Dublin and feveoty other clergymen take the

oaths prescribed by act of parliament 52. Det. 13. Maj.-Geo. Grant takes St Lucia 80.

28. Li.Col. Campbell defeats the Americans, and takes Savannah so.

30. A Memorial of twelve Admirals prefeated to the King 95. 1979 Jen 1. Proclamation for a general fait 105.

2. Resolves of the Congress for calling in their paper money and ifsuing more

on account of counterfeits 146. D. Adm. Keppel tried for his conduct on the 27th and 28th of July 1778 97. - 30. British settlements at Senegal taken by the French 165. Feb. 2. A Popish chapel in Edinburgh burnt by the populace 107.

11. Fort James on the river Gambia taken by the French 386. - 24. Proposal made for taxing those who travel poft 187. March 3. An American army defeated at Briar Creek 191.

A civil government re-established in Georgia 192. - 18. Roman Catholics petition the House of Commons for redress 131.

20. French fertlement of Mahie surrenders to the British 440. April 9. A memorial presented by the British ambassador to the States-General re

quiring the succours stipulated by treaty 164. 11. Adm. Palliser tried for his conduct on the 29th and 28th of July 5778 416,

26. Several highlanders killed in a mutiny at Leith 219.
Ma 1. French repulsed in an attack upon the island of Jersey 194.
May 10. Maj.-Gen. Matthew lands at Portsmouth in Virginia 328.

13. Sir J. Wallace destroys some French ships in Concale bay 176.
18. An act passed for relief of Protestant Discating ministers and school-malters

in Englaod 273.335. Jake 16. A hostile manifesto delivered to Lord Weymouth by the Spanish ambassa.

18. Letters for Reprisals ordered in consequence of the above manifesto 338.

16. St Vincent's caken by the French 437.
20. Americaas attack and are repulsed by Col. M end at Stono Ferry 499.
23. The claim of damages to be paid to the city of Edinburgh to the Roman

Catholics ascertained 454.
Fad 13. Three seventy-four gun fhips offered to government by the East-India

Company 338.
July 16. Stoney point taken by the Americans 484.

29. A great fire at Constantinople 5•3.
Aug. 8. A great eruption of Mount Vesuvius 446.

io. Mon main and Servitude fuppressed in France 443.

14. An American fleet destroyed in Penobicot river by Sir George Collier 492. putin 16. The combined fleets of France and Spain appear off Plymouth 450. Sept. 11. A proposal by the county of Dumfries, to raise ten volunteer companies,

icfused by the Secretary at war $72. 17. Paul Jones's squadron appears in the frith of Forth 509. 13. The Serapis and Scarborough taken by Paul Jones after a desperate

engagement $64. 14. Plates of copper forbid to be exported, or carried coastwise 504. ON. 8. The Welt Fencibles mutiny 573. 3. The Quebec frigate blows up in an engagement 568.

Count D'ENaing repulsed at Savannah in Georgia 678. is. Grear diffatisfaction in the Irish parliament against England 544. 14. The Irish address for a free trade 548. 20. Omoa taken by Capt. Dalrymple 667. 15. The Irish parliament insulted by a mob 608. 24. A short money.bill carried in the Irish parliament 613. 3. Propofitions in favour of Ireland made by Lord North 639. On which

the opposition are neuter 661. 14. These propofitions highly satisfactory to the Irish parliamcar 602. & feqqa - 18. Public rejoicings in Dublin on that account 666.

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Tigures inclosed thus C J direct to places of this collection; the first num. ber directing to the volume, the Tecond or following numbers to the page or pages. If different volumes be referred to, they are separated by a short line ~; of both which there are examples, p. 12. col. 1. lin. 45. and col. 2. lin. 43. of this volume.

Vol. 1, answers to the year 1739, vol. 2, to the year 1740, and fo on, a volime every year. -A single number refers to the volume in which the reference is made ; of which see an examplc above, p. 172. col. 2. lin. 4.

These references answer, in good measure, the purposes of an appendix to a history, by directing to vouchers, &c. as above, p. 19. col. 1. lin. 42. ;- and sometimes they serve to explain, confirm, or refute, as above, p. 315. col. 1. 1. penult, Bote; p.722. col. 1. 1. 35. and many other places.

Noces inclosed thus C ] for explaining or illustrating any thing in a paper or extract, as above, p. 214. are generally our own. Notes added by the authors, or by the compilers of the works from which we take them, arc not so inclosed, as above, p.41.

The day of the week on which every month of 1779 began : A belp to

find the date of any article expressed as falling on a certain week-day before or after a date mentioned. [The is, 8th, 15th, 22d, and 29th, of a month, fall on the same week-day.. The month-day advances one week-day every common year, and two every leap year : So, as 1780 is a leap year, January and February advance only one day in that year, but all the rest of the months advance two days, after the week-day on which the same month-day fell in 1779.] January, Friday. May, Saturday. September, Wednesday. February,

Monday. June, Tuesday. October, Friday. March, Monday. July, Thursday, November, Monday. April, Thursday, Auguft, Sunday. December, Wednesday.

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E RRA T A. Pag. col. lin. 32. 55.-59. Tranfpose the words. We now proceed. by making them the last of the pas

ragraph and column. 1. 19. for an read in. 142.

27. for Howe read Heath

38.-47. delete the whole paragraph. 221. so read the article thus : At London, Thomas King, Lord King. His Lordship

was the fourth son of Lord Chancellor King; and it is remarkable, that all the brothers successively succeeded to the Barony. He is succeeded

in title and estate by his eldest son, Peter, now fixth Lord King. 44.49 delete the whole paragraph.--The Noble Lord is still alive; and what is said

of his family was a mistake. 399. 4.-8. delete the whole paragraph, shat Noble Lord likewise is still alive. 393. 16.-25. delete that paragraph ; and instead of it say, Sir Edward Hughes having

found that the French had a bandoned the illand of Gorée, he took por

feflion, and left a garrifon in it, under the command of Li-Col. Rooke. 435 17. read coolly.

48. for 5000 read soo 629. 3. 8. delete for a limited time. 684. 39. make the reference thus. [675, 76, 84.715.)

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General Tire-page, the Chronological Series of Events, &c. before the Magazine for January.

SCOTS

MAGAZINE.

J A NU A RY,

1779

CON I EN I s.

The MIRROR. An account of the author 1. AMERICA. Recapitulation 32. Treaty with and of the reception of the first number of France ib. S. Deane's address to the Amethat paper 3.

ricans 33. and Gea. Lee's 38. PennsylvaAe accouat of persons who could not distin. nia assembly on the manifesto ib. Loyalists guiib COLOURS 4

sentenced ib. A view of ROUSSEAU in his last moments 6. | Books. Pulteney on the present state of af. HISTORY 1977. Great Britain : Indifference fairs 39. Stuart on the law and constitution prevalent 9. 10.

of Scotland 43. Grant on Popith persecu- East Indies: Of the Nabob of Arcot 10. tion 44. Protestant Interest on the Marutes Interference of administration is, Rwajah against Popery ib. Loch on trade, &c. 45. of Tanjour 12. Lord Pigot 13. Differences Po ETRY, &c. To Administration 40. Epija the council of Madrass 14. Seizure of taph on Dr Goldsmith ib. Answer to the Lord Pigot's persoa 15. His Lord hip's question, What is Grace? 47. Verses to a extraordinary resolution ib. Deposed ib. lady with an artificial rose ih. The MacaAnother governor appointed ib. Bengal roni ib. Winter's amusement ib. Sun setcouncil approve 16. East-India courts ib. ting and Moon-rising 48. Elegiac ode on and the Commons 18.

Garrick ib. Inscriptions to the Deity ib. PARLIAMENT. Commons on their address : || HISTORICAL AFFAIRS. Foreign 49. Eng. Speeches by Mell. Greville, Campbell, land so. Ireland sr. Townsend, For, and Ld G. Gordon 19. Lists, &c. Stations of the land-forces 52. Mr Wilkes 20. Gov. Johnstone 22. Sir W. Marriages, Births, Deaths, and PrcferMeredith 30. Lord North ib. Gen. Bur. ments S4, S. War.ships commissioned 56. gogne, Lord G. Germaine, &c. 31.

Mortality-bill ib. Prices of grain, stocks, Anecdote of Mr NE CKER 31.

&c. ib.

The MIRROR,N°r.Saturday, Jan.23.1779. the length of his pedigree; and all estiA periodical paper, published on Tuesdays. mate his merit, in proportion as he seems

and Saturdays, by Mr Creech, Edinburgh, to possess, or to want, those qualities for price three halfpence.

which they themselves wish to be admi.

red. If, in the course of conversation, Quis sodus hic hofpes ? VIRG.

they chance to discover, that he is in ure Hen a stranger is introduced to make one in the polite circle of the

into a numerous company, metropolis, that he is familiar with the he is scarcely feated before great, and sometimes closeted with the

every body present begins minister, whatever contempt or indifferto form fome notion of his character, ence they may at first have shown, or felt The gay, the sprightly, and the inconfi- themselves dispofed to show, they at once derate, judge of him by the cut of his give up their own judgement; every one coal, the fashion of his periwig, and the pays a compliment to his own fagacity,

ease or aukwardness of his bow. The by assuming the merit of having discovercautious citizen, and the proud country- ed, that this stranger had the air of a. zentleman, value bim according to the man of fashion ; and all vie in their at a opicion they chance to adopt, the first, tention and civility, in hopes of estas ci the extent of his rent-roll, the latter, of blaming a more intimate acquaintance.

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