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CONTENTS.

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I. The Presi lent's Address
II. Resolution of Algebraical Equations. Part II. By the Rev. GEORGE

Paxton Young, M. A. ....
III. A Popular Exposition of the Minerals and Geology of Canada. Part II.

By E. J. CHAPMAN
IV. Remarks on the Paper hended “The Odahwah Iudian Language," pub-

lished in the Canadian Journal for November, 1858.
Assikinack

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By F.

182

REVIEWS :
1. North-West Territory. Reports of Progress ; together with a Pre-

liminary and General Report on the Assiniboiue and Saskatchewan
Exploring Expedition. By Henry Youle Hind, M.A......

187
2. Report of the Geological Survey of the State of Iowa. By James
Hall, State Geologist, and J. D. Whitney

.... 195 3. Outlines of Natural Theology. By James Bovell, M.D., Professor of Natural Theology in Trinity College, Toronto

201

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A Course of Practical Chemistry. By Henry Croft, F.C.S., &c. .... 203 SCIENTIFIC AND LITERARY NOTES : Geology and Mineralogy .....

204 Mathematics, Natural Philosophy, and Astronomy

209 CANADIAN INSTITUTE: Ordinary Meetings

215 Annual Report of the Council for 1859..

218 ERRATA occuring in Part I. of the Paper “On the Resolution of Equations” 237 METEOROLOGY : Mean Meteorological Results at Toronto, for the year 1859

138 General Meteorological gister for the year 1859... December Meteorological Table for Toronto..

249 Remarks on

243 January Meteorological Table for Toronto Remarks on

245 December Meteorological Table for St. Martin, Isle Jésus

246 January

247 Remarks on Meteorological Tables for St. Martin, Isle Jésus

248 Mean Results of Meteorological Observations at Hamilton, for 1859 .. 218

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CANADIAN JOURNAL

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INDUSTRY, SCIENCE, AND ART:

CONDUCTED BY

THE EDITING COMMITTEE OF THE CANADIAN INSTITUTE.

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NEW SERIES.

NUMBER XXVII.

MAY, 1860.

TORONTO:

PRINTED FOR THE CANADIAN INSTITUTE,

BY LOVELL AND GIBSON, YONGE STREET.

CANADIAN INSTITUTE.

EDITING

COMMITTEE:

GENERAL EDITOR,

E. J. CHAPMAN.

I. Geology and Mineralogy: E. J. CHAPMAN, Prof. of Geology and

Mineralogy, Univ. Coll. Toronto.

II. Physiology and Natural History: Rev. Wm. HINCKS, F.L.S.,

Prof. of Natural History, Univ. Coll., Toronto.

III. Ethnology and Archæology: DANIEL WILSON, LL.D., Prof. of

History and English Literature, Univ. Coll., Toronto. IV. Meteorology: G. T. KINGSTON, M.A., Director of the Magnetic

Observatory, Toronto. V. Chemistry: HENRY CROFT, D. C. L., Prof. of Chemistry and

Experimental Philosophy, Univ. Coll., Toronto. VI. Mathematics and Natural Philosophy: J. B. CHERRIMAN, M. A.

Prof. of Natural Philosophy, Univ. Coll., Toronto.

VII. Engineering and Architecture : SANDFORD FLEMING, C. E.

The Canadian Journal is printed exclusively for gratuitous distribution among the Members of the Canadian Institute, and such Institutions and Societies as the Council may determine ; but Members may purchase extra copies at 2s.6d. per number, and Provincial Literary and Scientific Societies may obtain the Journal at the same rate, by an annual payment in advance.

Communications for the Journal to be addressed to the General · Editor, PROFESSOR CHAPMAN, University College, Toronto.

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