Report of the ... Meeting, Volume 40 (Google eBook)

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1871
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Contents

Report of the Committee appointed for the purpose of calling the atten
9
Sixth Report of the Committee for Exploring Kents Cavern Devon
16
Third Report of the Committee for the purpose of investigating the rate
29
Second Report of the Committee appointed to get cut and prepared
41
Report of the Committee on Earthquakes in Scotland The Committeo
48
Mr William Cabbuthebs on the Sporangia of Ferns from the Coalmea
71
Report on Observations of Luminous Meteors 180970 By a Com
76
Report on Recent Progress in Elliptic and Hyperelliptic Functions
102
Mr T D Forsyths Letter on Eastern Turkestan
109
Committee for the purpose of promoting the extension improvement
120
On a New Steampower Meter By Messrs Ashton and Storey
151
Report of tho Rainfall Committee for the Year 186970 consisting
170
on the Compulsory Conversion of Substantial
190
Mr R M Pankhubst on the Policy and Provisions of a Patentlaw
196
Mr W Hope on the History of the Shell that won the Battle of Sedan
219
Report on the Heat generated in the Blood in the process of Arteria
228
NOTICES AND ABSTRACTS
1
Professor A Caylky on the Problem of the inandcircumscribed Triangle 9
9
Mr William Spottiswoodf on Musical Intervals 15
15
Astronomy
20
Mr W Ladd on an Improved Lantern for Lecture demonstrations with Elec
26
Mr James Glaisher on the Temperature of the Air at 4 feet 22 feet and 88
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Mr H Whiteside Cook on certain Objections to tho Dynamic Theory
38
Mr W M Watts on two Spectra of Carbon existing at the same Temperature 44
44
Colonel Sir James Alexander on the Effects of the Pollution of Rivers
109
Mr W Saville Runt on an existing Favositoid Coral 110
110
Prof Alexander Dicksons Note on the Embryo of the DatePalm 116
115
Mr W C MIntoshs Preliminary Report on certain Annelids dredged in
121
Mr Robert Swinhoe on the Natural History of Hainan 128
128
Mr Frederic T Mott on the Scientific Value of Physical Beauty 134
134
Professor P Martin Duncan on the Geological Changes which have Occurred
149
Mr J S Phene on a recent Examination of British Tumuli and Monuments
155
Sir Samuel Bakers Letter from the White Nile 166
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Lord Milton on Railway Routes across North America and the Physical
172
Colonel H Yules Notes on Analogies of Manners between the IndoChinese
178
Mr R Dudley Baxteb on National Debts 187
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Mr Alfred Havtland on a Proposed Rearrangement of the Registration
193
Mr John Patterson on Railwav Accounts for 1808 just issued by the Board
197
Mr Thomas A Weiton on Immigration and Emigration as affecting
203
Mr Gustav Bischof jun on a New System of Testing the Quality of
209
Mr Richard Eaton on certain Economical Improvements in obtaining Motive
215
Mr William P Marshall on the MartiniHenry and WestleyRichards
221
Mr Robert Sabine Pneumatic Dispatch On Pneumatic Transmission
227
Dr Leith Adams on Newly discovered Species of Elephants 60
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Mr W H Walenn on a Numerical Theorem with practical applications 10
10
Prof J Clerk Maxwell on Hills and Dales 17
17
Mr James Bryce on the Matrix of the Gold in the Scottish Goldfields 70
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