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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 tho Right Hon J G Hubbard
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Mr W Fboudks Mechanical Theory of the Soaring of Birds
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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 II
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On the Investigation of tho 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 StratkErrick 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 Habkness Prof
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Report on Observations of Luminous Meteors during tho year 187578
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J Cunningham on the Spinal Nervoua System of the Cetacea
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Professor Dewab on Recent additional Observations on the Physiological
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Mr Bertram F Habtshorne on the Rodiyas of Ceylon
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Report on the Rainfall of tho British Isles for the years 187570
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Address by Sir George Campbell K C S I M P D C L President of
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Ninth Report of tho 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 Committoe 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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Mr Colin Brown on true Intonation illustrated by the VoiceHarmonium
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Captain A W Baird on Tidal Operations in the Gulf of Cutch by the Great
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Mr F H T Allan on a Safe and Rapid Evaporatingpan 01
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Professor Gladstone on the Influence of the Condition and Quantity of
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Swan on Zinc 09
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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 Romeb 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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Professor Alexander Dickson on Two Monstrosities of Matricaria inodora 143 on Laticiferous Canals in Fruit of Limno
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Professor Arthur Gamgee and Leopold Larmuth on the Action of Vana
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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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Address by F J Evans C B F R S Captain R N President of the Section
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Rev Aabon Busacott on the present extent of Slavery and the Slave Trade
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Mr Henby 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 Dewab on the Transformation of Chinoline into Aniline 03
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