Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal, Volume 1

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Asiatic Society, 1832 - Asia
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Contents

ll Note relative to the Account of the Jarāi published in the Gleanings No 14
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Page
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W Scientific Intelligence
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oceedings or societies
78
On the Poetry of Madagascar By the Rev Mr Baker
86
tractsfrom Dr Royº Explanatory Address on the Exhibition of his Collec
96
On the Utility of Cesspools in Calcutta
100
On the Temperature and Saltness of the River Hügli from Calcutta to the Sea By G A Prinsep Esq
104
SciENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE 1 Burmese Warnish
110
Progress of Improvements in France
111
Caoutchouc
112
Directions for collecting and preserving Plants in Foreign Countries By W J Hooker L L D Reg Prof Bot at Glasgow
113
Explanation of the Sketches of the Horns of the Jarāi Plate V
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PRoceedings of Societies 1 Asiatic Society
116
Medical and Physical Society
117
Natural History Society of the Mauritius
119
APRIL 1 Geographical Notice of Tibet By Mr Alexander Csoma de Körös
121
Account of Barren Island in the Bay of Bengal Drawn up by the late Dr J Adam
128
Flora Indica or Descriptions of Indian Plants By the late William Rox burgh M D F R S E c c Wols I II and III
131
A Sketch of the Route and Progress of Lieut A Burnes and Dr Gerard By a recent Traveller
139
W Some Account of the Salt Mines of the Panjāb By Lieut A Burnes Bombay Army
145
Mode of Extracting the Gold Dust from the Sand of the Ningthee River
148
Note on Indian Saline Deposits By the Rev R Everest
149
Smelting of Iron in the Kasya Hills
150
On Chinese Vermilion
151
Abstract of Meteorological Tables kept at Bancoora by Mr J MacRitchie for 1830 and 1831
154
Native Receipt Book
155
Proceedings of SocIETIEs 1 Asiatic Society
157
Medical and Physical Society
158
Natural History Society of the Mauritius
160
Catalogue of Mammalia observed in the Dakhan By Major W H Sykes
161
Meteorological Register for March
168
MAY I Some Account of the Lacquered or Japanned Ware of Ava By Major H Burney Resident at the Burmese Court
169
Analysis of the Chinese Warnish By Mr I Macaire Prinsep
183
Summation of Polynomial Coefficients By Mr W Masters
187
Geological Sketch of Masūri and Landour in the Himalaya together with an Abstract of the Thermometrical Register kept at Landour during the year...
193
On Modes of obtaining Important Results by Simple Means By Capt G Twemlow Bombay Arty
195
WI State of Science in England
198
Climate of Chirra Púnji
297
WI Scientific INTELLIGENCE
303
Catalogue of Indian Birds concluded
313
Coal from the district of Guanah in the Island of Cuba analysed by Don Ramon de la Sagra
366
Progress of European Science Electricity
367
Meteorological Table for August
374
SEPTEMBER I Analysis of the Kahgyur By H H Wilson Sec As Society
375
On the Ancient Roman Coins in the Cabinet of the Asiatic Society By James Prinsep Sec Ph Cl
392
Observations of the Transit of Mercury By ditto
408
On the Habits of the Paludinae By Lieut T Hutton 37th N I
411
Proceedings of the Asiatic Society
415
Miscellaneous Intelligence 1 Extract of a letter from Lieut Alex Burnes dated Balkh 11th June 1832
418
Lithontrity practised in Persia
419
Cholera in Ava ib 4 Rain at Chirra Púnji
420
Mirage in India
421
Hara Mina or Green Basalt used for colouring Stucco ib 8 On the Converging Beams of Light occasionally seen opposite to the Sun ib 9 Errors in Dr ...
422
Silver Mines discovered in Cuba
423
Supposed Change of Climate of the Northern parts of the Earth
424
Correction of mistake regarding Marine Surveying
425
Steam Carriages
428
Meteorological Table for September
430
OCTOBER I Analysis of the Vishnu Purána By H H Wilson Sec As Soc
431
On the Standard Weights of England and India
442
Remarks on a late Paper in the Asiatic Journal on the Gypsum of the Hima laya By the Rev R Everest
450
Description of the Regulating DanSluices of the Doab Canal
454
Note on the Jabalpur Fossil Bones By James Prinsep Sec c
456
List of Articles of Materia Medica obtained in the Bazars of India By J F Royle Esq
458
Proceedings of the Asiatic SocietyPhysical Class
472
Miscella Neous INTELLIGENce
476
Description of an Instrument for trisecting Angles By Lieut T S Burt Engi
499
WI Abstract of Observations of the Temperature Pressure and Hygrometrical
506
Proceedings of the Society
512
Progress of MechANical Science
529
DECEMBER
535
Extracts from a Journal kept by Mr J Emmott Master Attendant at Mergui
544
Eclipses of Jupiters Satellites
550
Notes in Natural History By Lieut T Hutton 37th N I
554
TX European SciENTio INTELLIGENCE
568

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