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Other Resolutions adopted by the General Committee
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General Meetings
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Report of the Corresponding Societies Committee consisting of Mr FRANCIS
41
Report of a Committee consisting of Messrs J LARMOR and G H BRYAN
85
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Sixth Report of the Committee consisting of Professors FITZGERALD Chair
122
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Lord RAYLEIGH Sir WILLIAM
129
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor 0 J LODGE Professor CAREY
139
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141
Third Interim Report of the Committee consisting of Professor FITZGERALD
147
Fifth Report of the Committee consisting of Professors TILDEN MCLEOT
273
Report provisional of a Committee consisting of Professors H E ARM
274
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Dr H WOODWARD Chair
299
Report of the Committee consisting of Messrs H BAUERMAN F W RUDLER
312
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Professor JAMES GEIKIE Chair
321
Report of the Committee consisting of Mr G J SIMONS Mr C Davison
333
Report of the Committee consisting of Dr P L SCLATER Professor
365
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor A C Haddon Professor
382
Gases
384
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor FLOWER Chairman
404
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor FLOWER Chairman
405
Fifth Report of the Committee consisting of Sir John LUBBOCK Dr JOHN
449
On the Capture of Comets by Planets especially their Capture by Jupiter
511
Address by Professor OLIVER J LODGE D Sc LL D F R S President of
517
The Recent Progress of Agriculture in India By C L TUPPER
532
Report on Researches relative to the Second Law of Thermodynamics
558
SATURDAY AUGUST 22
564
Report of the Committee on the Phenomena accompanying the Discharge of Electricity from Points
565
MATHEMATICS 1 Interim Report of the Committee on Mathematical Functions
566
On the Magnetic Field in the neighbourhood of the South London Elec
581
Report of the Committee on the Volcanic and Seismological Phenomena
583
Report on the Bibliography of Solution
602
On the Relation between the Composition of a Double Salt and the Com
608
An Apparatus for Testing Safety Lamps By Professor F Clowes F C S
611
On the Continuity of the Kellaways Beds over extended areas near Bed
636
Vulcanicity in Lower Devonian Rocks The Prawle Problem By
642
On the Evidences of Glacial Action in Pembrokeshire and the Direction
649
Report of the Committee on Elbolton Cave near Skipton
652
BIOLOGY
660
On some simple Models illustrating the Vascular System of Vertebrates
679
On recent Investigations of the Marine Biological Association Fishery
685
Experiments on Respiration in Tadpoles of the Common Frog Rana
694
On the Nuclei of the Hymenomycetes By Harold Wager
700
The Homology of Continents By Dr Hugh R MILL F R S E
715
The Volta River By G DOBSON
722
Address by Professor W CUNNINGHAM D D D Sc F S S President
723
On the Coal Question By T FORSTER Brown M Inst C E
736
SATURDAY AUGUST 22 1
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Address by T FORSTER Brown M Inst C E President of the Section
749
On Mechanical Ventilation and Heating of Buildings By W KEY
758
On some of the Peculiarities to be observed in Portland Cements and
764
Recent Progress in the Use of Electric Motors By Professor G FORBES
771
On the Internal and External Work of Evaporation By W WORBY
777
On the Comparative Values of various Substances used as Nonconduct
780
Family Life of the Haidas Queen Charlotte Islands By the
797
MONDAY AUGUST 24
803
East Central African Customs By the Rev JAMES MACDONALD
809
INDEX
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