The American Journal of Science and Arts

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S. Converse, 1878

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Contents

Some thoughts on the Glycogenic function of the Liver
99
Revision of the Atomic Weight of Antimony
107
Two new species of Primordial Fossils by S W Ford
124
Schweitzers New Acid Ammonium Sulphates
131
Chemistry and Physics Liquefaction of Oxygen M RAOUL PICTEt 137 Lique
148
Botany and Zoology Hybridization of Lilies by F PARKMAN 151 Thurets
155
Coggias Comet its Physical Condition and Struc
161
Transmission of Earth Waves by H L ABBOT
178
Systems of Chemical Notation by BERTHELOT
184
Journal Friction at Low Speeds by A S KIMBALL
192
Decomposition of Chromic Iron by E F SMITH
198
XXXAmylidenamine Silver Nitrate by W G MIXTER
205
Geological Survey of
218
Botany and Zoology Supplementary Note to the Review of Darwins Forms
226
Prize for the discovery
231
Obituary Antoine César Becquerel 239Henri Victor Regnault
240
Surface Geology of Southwest Pennsylvania Page
245
The Ancient Outlet of Great Salt Lake by G
256
Influence of Temperature on the Optical Constants
269
XLExperiments with Floating Magnets by A M MAYER
276
Crolls Hypothesis of the Origin of Solar and Sidereal
291
Janssen Solar Photograph and Optical Studies
297
SCIENTIFIC INTELLIGENCE
304
Geology and Mineralogy Driftless Region of the Northwest R D IRVING 313
313
Research on the Absolute Unit of Electrical
325
Meteoric Iron from Virginia by J W MALLET
337
Just Intonation in Music by H WARD POOLE
359
On the Geodes of the Keokuk Formation and
366
Isopoda from New England by Oscar HARGER
373
Ammonioargentic Iodide by M CAREY LEA
379
Terrestrial Electrical Currents by W L BROUN
385
Geology and Mineralogy Limestones of the Falls of the Ohio JAMES HALL
395
Bibliographical
402
Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence Driftless Region of Wisconsin 406 Treatise
408
Transmission of Sensation and Volition through
413
Upper Devonian Rocks of Southwest Pennsylvania
423
Absolute Unit of Electrical Resistance by H
430
Ancient Outlet of Great Salt Lake by A C PEALE
439
J W Powells Geographical and Geological Survey
449
On Dinitroparadibrombenzols and their Derivatives
46
Effect of Temperature upon Atmospheric Electricity
52
Suggestions for a Telephonic Relay by 0 N Rood 59
59
Chemistry und Physics Microphone of Hughes 60 Boiling Point of Sulphuric
65
Botany and Zoology Native Flowers and Ferns of the United States by THOMAS
77
Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence Japanese Earthquakes HATTORI 80 Ameri
84
Forest Geography and Arch¿ology by A Gray 85
85
Structure and Origin of Mountains by J LECONTE 95
95
Occurrence of a Solid Hydrocarbon in the Eruptive
112
bis Transit of Mercury May 56 by L TROUVELOT 124
124
Indurated Bitumen in cavities in the trap of
130
Chemistry and Physics Underground Temperatures 132 Law of Solid
138
Botany and Zoology Two new Fernbooks 155 Catalogue of Ph¿nogamous
159
On the Origin of Comets by H A NEWTON 165
165
On the Animal of Millepora alcicornis by William
180
Notes on Antimony Tanpate by ELLEN SWALLOW
196
Seleniocyanates Electrolytic Estimation of Mercury
200
Positions of the Comet discovered by Mr Lewis
215
On some Primordial Fossils from Southeastern New 2
224
Discovery of an IntraMercurial Planet by JAMES
230
hy ARNOLD HAGUE and S F EMMONS 234 Flora
239
Morphological Laws of the Configurations Page
247
On the presence of Dark Lines in the Solar Spec
256
Correction for Vacuum in Chemical Analysis
265
On the Artificial Mounds of Northeastern Iowa
272
Observations upon the Solar Eclipse of July
279
On a cause for the appearance of Bright Lines
290
On the Explosion of the Flouring Mills at Minne
301
On the IntraMercurial Planets J C WATSON 310
310
Chemistry and Physics On the Determination of high Melting and Boiling Points
316
Geology and Mineralogy Occurrence of Fossiliferous Tertiary Rocks on the Grand
324
Miscellaneous Scientific Intelligence American Association 329 Pennsylvania
334
Spectrum of the Corona by W T SAMPSON 343
343
General Ocean Circulation by WYVILLE Thomson 349
349
Notes on Antimony Tannate by E S RICHARDS
361
Marine Fauna of the eastern coast of North Amer
371
Discovery of two new Planets by C H F PETERS 379
379
Principal Characters of American Jurassic Dinosaurs
411

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