Report of the Annual Meeting

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J. Murray., 1861
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Mr J S Stuart Glennie Physics as a Branch of the Science of Motion
on some remarkable Relations existing between
Professor T H ROWNEY on the Analysis of some Connemara Minerals
Rev P B BRODIE on the Stratigraphical Position of certain Species of Corals
Mr JOSEPH PRESTWICH on some New Facts in relation to the Section of
Professor H D ROGERS on some Phenomena of Metamorphism in Coal in
Captain WOODALL on the Intermittent Springs of the Chalk and Oolite of
and Dee 113
Mr CHARLES W PEACH on the Statistics of the Herring Fishery 120
Professor CORBETT on the Deglutition of Alimentary Fluids 216
Professor VAN DER HOEVEN Observations on the Teredo navalis and
Mr ARCHIBALD MACLAREN on the Influence of Systematized Exercise on
Rev Professor GRAVES on the Arrangement of the Forts and Dwellingplaces
Professor F VON HOCHSTETTERs New Map of the Interior of the Northern
Dr R G LATHAM on the Jaczwings a Population of the Thirteenth Century
MAYs Journey in the Yoruba and Nupé Countries 170
Lieutenant EDWARD SCHLAGINTWEIT on the Tribes composing the Population
Rev J BOOTH on the True Principles of an Income Tax 184
Mr R DOWDEN on Local Taxation for Local Purposes 191
Mr HENRY ROBERTSs Notes on various efforts to Improve the Domiciliary
Rev Dr BOOTH on a deep Sea Pressure Gauge invented by Henry Johnson Esq 202
Mr WILLIAM FAIRBAIRN on the Density of Saturated Steam and on the
Mr T STERRY HUNTS Note on some Points in Chemical Geology

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