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Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 14, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Romantic, Para 7
Category: Geography   British Isles   Scotland   The Highlands   
Topic: Heath-beds. [Buchanan and Smollett have romanticized "heath-beds". In reality they are uncomfortable]
Person: BUCHANAN   SMOLLETT   
Source: Cordiner`s Picturesque Antiquities p. 114   

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 727
Heading: The Leith Smack
Category: Geography   Travel   Ships   Scotland   Medicine   Astronomy   Education   Science   
Topic: [Informal, personal account of a sea trip from London to Leith in 1829. Contains a vignette upon the old Scottish chaperone of two young ladies and her comments upon the modern (scientific) education of girls]
, 01/06/1829 Signed: P. W.

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 727
Heading: The Leith Smack
Category: Geography   Travel   Ships   Scotland   Medicine   Astronomy   Education   Science   
Topic: [Informal, personal account of a sea trip from London to Leith in 1829. Contains a vignette upon the old Scottish chaperone of two young ladies and her comments upon the modern (scientific) education of girls]
, 01/06/1829 Signed: P. W.

Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 759-760
Heading: The Scotch Tourist. (Continuation of the "Leith Smack", from p. 726)
Category: Geography   Travel   Scotland   Periodicals   
Topic: Ambrose`s Hotel. Edinburgh. [The traveller, P. W., gets into conversation with a drinking companion on "the merits of its [Edinburgh`s] reviews, magazines and newspapers"]
Person: BRODIE, Peter   MACROBIE, Mark   SCOTT, Sir Walter   ST. PAUL   KNOX, John   
Signed: P. W.

Issue: 112, 16/12/29 p. 793-794
Heading: The Scotch Tourist. (Continued from p. 759)
Category: Geography   Travel   Scotland   Town Planning   Architecture   Urban Roads   
Topic: Edinburgh: Calton Hill, Holyrood House.
Source: Essay on Heat   
Institution: Calton Hill Observatory, Edinburgh   

Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 10-12
Heading: On the Scotch Spirit
Category: Scotland   Psychology   Philosophy   Social Sciences   Sociology   Public Opinion   Politics   
Topic: [Is there truly a Scottish national character?]
Person: MELVILLE, Lord   BUTE, Lord   HUME   BEATTIE   REID, Thomas   LOCKE   BERKELEY, Bishop   MILL   STEWART, Dugald   COUSIN, M.   FICHTE   CHAMPOLLION   YOUNG   CHALMERS   SCHLEGEL   GOETHE   SCOTT, Sir Walter   SHAKESPEARE   FIELDING   
Source: Edinburgh Review   Guesses at Truth   
Institution: East India Company   Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 26-27
Heading: "The First-Fit"
Category: Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Folklore   Social History   Scotland   Philology   Ethics   Addiction And Temperance   Medicine   Health   
Topic: [Fictional memoir in Scottish dialect on the New Year custom of "first footing" with a "scholarly" footnote in standard written English, defining the dialect words used in the body of the piece and giving additional information on the current (1830) practice of first-footing. A temperance version of the custom is coming in]
Prose Fiction Signed: D. L.

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 46
Heading: Scotchmen in London
Category: Periodicals   Scotland   Philology   
Topic: [The many Scots who altered their names in order to escape anti-Scottish prejudice in England]
Person: MURRAY   KERR   
Source: Smellie`s Mem. by Kerr   Edinburgh Magazine and Review   

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Locking the Door during Dinner, Para 9
Category: Scotland   Custom And Tradition   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [Note to Scott`s "Old Mortality", on the custom of keeping the door of a chateau locked "during the time of dinner"]
Person: SCOTT, Sir Walter   DUKE OF QUEENSBERRY   
Source: Scott: Old Mortality   

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Reviews

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 950
Heading: Agriculture
Category: Agriculture   Geography   Scotland   
Title: The Quarterly Journal of Agriculture, and the Prize Essays and Transactions of the Highland Society of Scotland. No. III
Author: CHALMERS, Dr.   FLEMING, Dr.   SINCLAIR, Mr.   SHIRREFF, Mr.   

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 197
Category: Natural History   Periodicals   Popularization Of Science   Education   Scotland   Social Anthropology   Burial   
Title: Sketches from Nature
Author: McDIARMID, John   

Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 321-323
Category: History   Politics   Poverty   Economics   Political Economy   Agriculture   Enclosure   British Isles   Ireland   Scotland   
Title: Ireland, and its Economy; being the Result of Observations made in a Tour through the Country in the Autumn of 1829
Author: BICHENO,J.E.   
Attribution: Secretary of the Linnaean Society
Institution: The Linnaean Society   

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