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State of the BAROMETER in inches and decimals, and of Farenheit's Ther.

MOMETER in the open air, taken in the morning before Tun-rise, and at noon; and the quantity of rain-water fallen, in inches and decimals, from January Ist to 31st, within one mile of the Castle of Edinburgh.

Weather.

M.

1796. Jan. 1

36.

38

3 4

47

7
8
9
10
JI
12
13
14
15
16
17
18
19
20
21
22
* 23
24

Barom. Thermom. Rain.

N. In. Pts.
29.36

45 0.225
29.
35 37

0.675
29.435 36
29.6 47 50
29.6125

52
29.53 41 47
29.55

38
43

0.035
29.63 42

44 29.425

37

45
29.25 40
29.125 46 48
29.125 47 49 0.13
29.375 42 49 0.23
29.3
47 54

0.06
29.26

45 47
29.66

42
44

0.31
29.725 47 53
29.55 47 54
29.45 48

52

0.08
29.16 41

0.05
28.9
47

0.03
29.2
28.285

45 0.28

46
-43 44 0.432

40 44 0.3
29.1

42
29.2

44
28.8
33 40:

0.075
28.6

40 42 0.125

43 45
Quantity of Rain 3.032

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46 42 42

28.575 28.275 28.65

26 27 28 29 30 31

36 36

28.75

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LORD OLIPHANT's Castle is fitua, to demand great credit as a man of

ted in the parish of Morlach, and taste, for placing his refidence in fo upper district of Banff-shire. On the wildly rural a scene : but on perceiv. north there is a circular sweep of ing that it is not the flight fimple kills, whose declivities fall down in- edifice of a country seat, open around, to a deep bottom, in the midst of and easy of access; but a species of which there is a small lake formed fortress walled about with jealous by the streams that trickle down the care, placed on peninsulated precifides of the hills; the borders of the pices, constructed with these small lake are enriched with extensive plan. embrazures, from which they might tations, which make a pleasing inclo- fearless annoy approaching er.emies, sure to the piece of water called Loch and prevent the assailants attack, the Park. The rivulet running from this illusion of the fancied choice vaniloch gives the name of Strath-Ida to thes, and less pleasing motives are a very fertile and valuable district of seen to have determined the place of the country; in which, increasing its abode. waters as it winds along, and gli In the reigo of Alexander the Sea ding through the barony of Keith, it cond, most of the lands in the barony is at length poured over the rocks : of Keith were devoted, at the instance near to the most precipitous parts of of that monarch, to support and add which the remains of Lord Oliphant's fplendor to the establichments of the Caftle stands, and forms the pictu- See of Moray; and Bricius, the then tesque cascade, of which some idea is celebrated bishop, employed the regiven in the annexed plate. The fi- venue arising from thein accordingly; tuation of Milltown, on the adjacent chapels were endowed, to accommobanks of the rivulet, is altogether ro. date the several parts of the district mantic, and fornis a pleasing village; with the evangelical institutions. The the advantages of level fields, and present kick of Keith occupies the command of water for mills, bleach- walls of a Catholic building. When ing, &c. has raised the neighbouring adding, fome years ago, to the altar town of Keith into fome considerable end of it, they dug up many tomba importance, as a place where the stones, which had lain for centuries thread and linen manufactures are buried in the ground; on one was carried on with success. · When ad. fculptured a mitred abbot, unknown; miring the situation of the tower and for either no inscription had been adiis demesnes, Lord Oliphant seems ded to the effigy, or is now irrecover

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