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Page 303 - To THE QUEEN'S MOST EXCELLENT MAJESTY. Most Gracious Sovereign, WE, your Majesty's most dutiful and loyal subjects the...
Page 163 - Chair during the past year, and for his Address, and that he be requested to allow it to be printed in the Quarterly Journal of the Society.
Page 99 - He was also a Member of the Institution of Civil Engineers, and a Fellow of the Geological Society.
Page 122 - ... duly registered. The tabulations of the meteorological traces have been regularly made, and these, as well as copies of the eye observations, with notes of weather, cloud, and sunshine, have been transmitted, as usual, to the Meteorological Office.
Page 198 - It was proposed by Dr. II. R. MILL, seconded by Mr. FJ BRODIE, and resolved : " That the thanks of the Society be given to the Standing Committees and to the Auditors, and that the Committees be requested to continue their duties till the next Council Meeting.
Page 228 - ... two compartments and placed on a balance. One of these compartments being under the funnel, the rain falls into it and causes the balance to descend ; a writing pen records this motion on the revolving drum. When the pen has reached the top (0'4 in. of rain) the tipping bucket reservoir oscillates, and the water filling the first compartment is emptied into a controlling reservoir. This motion causes the second or empty compartment of the bucket to place itself under the funnel. The filling and...
Page 226 - ... on its expanding with heat, the long column does not move, the increased bulk of mercury finding an easier passage through the larger bore into the small pear-shaped chamber attached.