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CONDUCTED BY A COMMITTEE OF THE NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY.

VOLUME IV.

Montreal :
PUBLISHED BY B. DAWSON & SON, 23 GREAT ST. JAMES STREET.

1859.

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This Magazine will appear bi-monthly, and be conducted by the following Committee, appointed by the Natural History Society of Montreal::

J. W. Dawson, LL.D., F.G.S., Principal of McGill College.
T. STERRY Hunt, A.M., F.R.S., Chemist to Geological Survey of Canada,
E. BILLINGS, Paleontologist

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David ALLAN POE, Esq. Rev. A. F. KEMP.

A. N. RENNIB, Esq. W. H. HINGSTON, M.D., Corresponding Secretary Nat. Hist. Society. JOHN LEEMING, Esq., Recording Secretary

Entered, according to the Act of the Provincial Parliament, in the year

one thousand eight handred and fifty-nine, by BENJAMIN Dawson & Sox, in the Office of the Registrar of the Province of Canada.

INDEX.

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.. 381

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258

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116

PAGE
Agassiz on a Museum of Natural History .....

72
Aikin, Professor, on the illuminating power of coal gas ...... 136
Allium (the onion), geographical distribution of the genus.... 116
Alosa (species of noticed)......

206
American Association Meeting at Springfield

289
Amphion Canadensis .........
Archaia, by Dr. Dawson, reviewed.................

470
Asaphus Hincksii.......

70
Aurora Borealis, Smallwood on the..........

383
Aves, distribution of in Eastern Canada ......

200
11. list of birds observed in Western Canada

231
u of the Valley of the River Rouge ....

258
1 birds around Quebec......

..... 411
Barnston, George, on the geographical distribution of the Cruciferæ. 1

genus
Allium ...............
Bathyurus Angelini.. ........
(species described).......

...... 365
Bell, R., on the Natural History of the Gulf of St. Lawrence...197, 241

Coleoptera collected by ......
Lepidopera collected by.. .....

....... 245
Billings on the Brachiopoda of Canada .........

131, 431
on a new genus of Brachiopoda ...

301
. on the fossils of the Calciferous Sandrock.

345
on new species of Trilobites.......

367
ll on the fossils of the Chazy limestone

426
Biloculina ringens .......................

30
Bolboporites Americanus...........................

429
Botany of the Gulf of St. Lawrence...............
Brightwell's Life of Linnæus noticed.........

61
British Association, twenty-eighth meeting of...

75
twenty-ninth meeting of...

.. 387
Bryozoa, Dawson on......

. 23, 32
" . Billings on ....

.... 446
Bulimina auriculata .....

31

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242

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367

246

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Camerella, Billings on the genus ....

301
(species in the Chazy limestone)... ................. 445
Carpenter P. P., on the value of human life ......

173
Catalogue of Plants in the McGill College Cabine

100
Centronella glans-fogea................

132
Cephalopoda, Billings on the ...

460
Chazy limestone, fossils in .....

426
Chemical geology, Hunt on some points in......

414
Clupia (species of noticed).............

41, 207
Coleoptera collected in Canada East by R. Bell..

• 242
a b y D'Urban ..............

...307, 495
Collumnaria (species in the Chazy limestone)............. 428
Conocardium Blumenbachii......

...... 350
Corythus enucleator.....

....... 411
Cottle, T., list of birds found in Western Canada...... ........ 231
Orinoidea, Billings on the ..

430

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