Report of the Annual Meeting, Volume 49

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Thomson Pro
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Fourth Report of the Committee consisting of Dr Joule Professor Sir Wil
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Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Cayley F R S Professor
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Sixth Report of a Committee consisting of Professor A S Herschel M A
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Second Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Sir William Thom
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Report of Observations of Luminous Meteors during the year 187879 by
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Report of the Committee consisting of Mr David Gill Professor G Forbes
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Fifteenth Report of the Committee consisting of John Evans F R S
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Report of the Committee consisting of Mr John Evans Sir John Lubbock
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Fifth Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Hull Rev H
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Report of the Committee consisting of the Rev Maxwell Close Professor
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Report of the Committee appointed for the purpose of arranging for the occu
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Report of the Anthropometric Committee consisting of Dr Fakr Dr Beddoe
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Report of the Committee consisting of Mr Sclater Dr G Hahtlaub
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Third Report of the Committee consisting of Professor Sir William
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Second Report of the Committee consisting of Dr A W Williamson Pro
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Section A MATHEMATICAL AND PHYSICAL SCIENCE
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On some New Instruments recently constructed for the continuation
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The Pseudophone By Professor Silvanus P Thompson B A D Sc
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On a Hypothesis concerning the Ether in connection with Maxwells
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On a Modification of the Law of Facility By Donald MAlister B
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On Selfacting Intermittent Siphons and the Conditions which determine
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On an Instrument for Determining the Sensible Warmth of Air
277
Further Results of Experiments on Friction at High Velocities
283
On an Electrical Gyrostat By Professor G Forbes F RS E
290
Water upon Water at low Velocities By the Rev Samuel Haughton
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