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Report of the Committee consisting of Prof SYLVESTER Prof CAYLEY
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Third Report of a Committee consisting of Prof A S HERSCHEL B A
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Report of a Committee consisting of the Right Hon J G HUBBARD
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Mr W FROUDE8 Mechanical Theory of the Soaring of Birds Page
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Mr E M Dixon on an Apparatus for the Analysis of Impurities in the Atmo
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Report of the Committee consisting of Professor CLERK MAXWELL Pro
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Professor J CLERK MAXWELL on the Protection of Buildings from Lightning
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Report of the Committee consisting of the Rev H F BARNES H
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On the Investigation of the Steering Qualities of Ships By Professor
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Seventh Report on Earthquakes in Scotland drawn up by Dr BRYCE
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Dr JAMES BRYCE on the Granite of StrathErrick Lough Ness
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Second Report of the Committee for investigating the Circulation of
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Fourth Report of the Committee consisting of Professor HARKNESS Prof
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Report on Observations of Luminous Meteors during the year 187576
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J CUNNINGHAM on the Spinal Nervous System of the Cetacea
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Mr BERTRAM F HARTSHORNE on the Rodiyas of Ceylon
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Report on the Rainfall of the British Isles for the years 187576
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Ninth Report of the Committee consisting of Professor EVERETT Sir
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Nitrous Oxide in the Gaseous and Liquid States By W J JANSSEN
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Eighth Report of the Committee on the Treatment and Utilization
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Improved Investigations on the Flow of Water through Orifices with
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Report of the Anthropometric Committee consisting of Dr BEDDOE Lord
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First Report of the Committee consisting of Dr JOULE Prof Sir
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Third Report of the Committee consisting of Dr BRUNTON F R S
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Report of the Committee consisting of A VERNON HARCOURT Professor
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Mr F H T ALLAN on a Safe and Rapid Evaporatingpan 61
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Professor GAMGEE on the Physiological Action of Pyro Meta and Ortho
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Rev R THOMSON on the Prevention of the Pollution of Rivers 70
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His Grace The DUKE OF ARGYLL on the Physical Structure of the Highlands
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Major BEAUMONT on the SubWealden Exploration 87
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E DE RANCE on the Variation in Thickness of the Middle Coal Mea
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Dr F RÖMER on the Mountain Limestone of the West Coast of Sumatra 95
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Prof ALFRED NEWTONs Address to the Department of Botany and Zoology 119
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BAYLEY BALFOUR on the Pandaneæ of the Mascarene and Seychelles
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Dr W B CARPENTER on the Morphology and Histology of the Nervous
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Professor DEWAR on Recent additional Observations on the Physiological
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Professor BURDON SANDERSON on the Electrical Phenomena consequent
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Captain J S Hay and Commander CAMERON on Horned Men of Akkem
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Mr A BOWDEN on a new Route to the Sources of the Niger 181
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Address by Sir GEORGE CAMPBELL K C S I M P D C L President of
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Mr WILLIAM Botly on Agricultural Statistics 194
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Dr WILLIAM JACK on the Results of Five Years of Compulsory Education 200
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Mr HENRY JEPHSON on the Valuation of Property in Ireland 206
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Major BEAUMONT on the Removal of Subaqueous Rocks by the Diamond
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Mr J J COLEMAN on a Machine for the Liquefaction of Gases by combined
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Professor A B W KENNEDY on Reuleauxs Treatment of Mechanisms 226
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Mr JOHN Lang on an Apparatus for Cleaning FilteringSand 232
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In the Table p 174 eighth line from bottom for 14 read 41
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Professor P G Tait on General Theorems relating to Closed Curves 29
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