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Issue: 043, 20/08/28 p. 679
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   
Topic: [British expedition to form a settlement on the island of Fernando Po, described by the blind traveller, James Holman]
Person: SPURZHEIM   DEVILLE   
Signed: HOLMAN, James

Issue: 044, 27/08/28 p. 696-697
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828. (Continued from page 679)
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   
Topic: [Holman`s account of the landing of Captain Owen`s ship, early relations with the people of Fernando Po, bartering iron for yams, and choosing a place to make a settlement. The settlement called Clarence and adjoining lands called Bushy Park, Longfield, Paradise and New-lands]
Person: OWEN, Captain   MORRISON, Lieut.   ANDERSON   
Signed: HOLMAN, James

Issue: 045, 03/09/28 p. 712-713
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828. (Continued from page 697)
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   Slavery   
Topic: [Holman`s account of Brazilian ships being detained under suspicion of trading slaves; meeting the King of Baracouta; clearing the land to form the settlement. The English fears about the possible response of the people of Fernando Po]
Signed: HOLMAN, James

Issue: 046, 10/09/28 p. 719-720
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, 1n 1827 and 1828. (Continued from page 713)
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: [Relations of the British party with the people of Fernando Po; "purchasing" land; vegetation of Fernando Po; customs and traditions]
Person: OWEN, Captain   HARRISON, Captain   JEFFERY   ANDERSON   GALLEN, Mr.   
Signed: HOLMAN, James

Issue: 047, 17/09/28 p. 743-744
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828. (Continued from page 720
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   
Topic: [Holman`s comment upon blindness; further description of the people of Fernando Po]

Issue: 048, 24/09/28 p. 759-760
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828. (Continued from page 744)
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   
Topic: [Holman`s account of the roasting of a sheep on the orders of the King of Fernando Po]
Signed: HOLMAN, James

Issue: 049, 01/10/28 p. 775-779
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828. (Continued from page 759)
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: [Holman`s glossary of the language of Fernando Po; women; habits and customs; natural history]
Person: HOLMAN, James   JEFFREY   OWEN, Captain   HARRISON, Captain   

Issue: 050, 08/10/28 p. 791-793
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828. (Continued from page 777)
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   
Topic: [Slaughtering a sheep. Fishing in Fernando Po. Survey of the island]
Person: HOLMAN, James   JEFFERY   OWEN, Captain   SMITH, Captain John   BUNN, Dr.   

Issue: 051, 15/10/28 p. 807-808
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828. (Continued from page 777)
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   
Topic: [Geographical and meteorological observations. Building works at the Clarence Town settlement. Escape from the British ship of a black soldier of the Royal African Corps, who had acted as an interpreter upon arrival. Deaths from fever of members of the British party. Fishing]
Person: HOLMAN, James   OWEN, Captain   ANDERSON   ELWOOD, Matthew   DAVIS GLOVER, Mr.   DEBENHAM, John   JEFFERY   

Issue: 052, 22/10/28 p. 824-825
Heading: Narrative of a Residence at Fernando Po, in 1827 and 1828. (Concluded from page 777)
Category: Geography   Islands Round Africa   
Topic: [The British party take formal possession of the colony at Fernando Po. Opposition from an indigenous chief. The ingredients of a native body dye investigated. Climate and general prospects of life in the new colony discussed]
Person: OWEN, Captain   HOLMAN, James   HARRISON, Captain   COWEN, Surgeon   JEFFERY   CARTER, Dr. (R.N.)   VIDAL, Lieut.   WOOD, Mr.   BADGELEY, Lieut.   MENDS, Lieut.   MORRISON, Lieut.   ABBOTT, Lieut.   MATTHEWS, Ensign   LIVERPOOL, Tom   GUNDOE, Ben   

Issue: 053, 29/10/28 p. 843
Heading: Letter from Paris. (Voyage of a Frenchman to Timbuctoo), Para 11
Category: Geography   Exploration   Africa   Senegal   
Topic: Extrait de deux Lettres de M. A. Caille a M. le President de la Commission Centrale. [Extract of a letter on a journey in North Central Africa. In French.]
Person: PACT, M. De La (French Vice-Consul at Tangiers)   DELAPORTE, M. (Vice-Consul of France)   CAILLE, M. A.   
Institution: Geographical Society, Paris   
Letter, 10/10/1828 Signed: F.

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 267-268
Heading: Present State of Tripoli
Category: Geography   North Africa   Slavery   
Topic: [Account of Tripoli. Trade. Agricultural produce. Natural resources. Carpet manufacture. Role in slave trade]
Person: CARAMANLI, [Bey of Tripoli]   HEMSO, M. Graborg de   EXMOUTH, Lord   WARRINGTON, Mr. [English Consul-general]   

Issue: 079, 29/04/29 p. 269, Section: Varieties
Heading: Indigo of Senegal, Para 6
Category: Geography   West And North Central Africa   Agriculture   Trade   
Topic: [Feasibility of cultivating indigo in Senegal]
Person: ROGER, Baron [Ex-governor of Senegal]   
Letter, 18/01/29
Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 427-428
Heading: Timbuctoo
Category: Geography   North Central Africa   
Topic: [Paper by de Hemso, offering information on Timbuctoo: its name, population, history, social customs, government, architecture, position of women and further reading]
Person: HEMSO, M. Graborg de   BATTUTA, Mohammed Ibn   SCHIABINI   ROSE   DUPUIS, M.   LAING   
Source: Antologia, January 1829   
Paper
Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Camel`s Thorn, Para 7
Category: Geography   Africa   Middle East   Asia   Botany   Agriculture   
Topic: [Arab method of cultivating water-melons by splitting the stem of the camel`s thorn plant and inserting a melon seed which becomes a parasite]
Person: MIGNAN   
Source: Mignan`s Travels in Chaldaea   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 27-28
Heading: Dangerous Encounter with Elephants in South Africa
Category: Geography   Southern Africa   Zoology   Animal Habits, Behaviour   Elephants   
Topic: [Extract of a letter from Lieut. Moodie of the 21st Fusiliers, on an elephant hunting expedition in Africa, 1821]
Person: MOODIE, Lieut. J. D.   PRINGLE, Mr. T.   
Letter
Issue: 119, 06/02/30 p. 73-74
Heading: Sketches of the Life of a Colonist in South Africa. To the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Geography   Southern Africa   Agriculture   Colonization   
Topic: [Forming a settlement at Elitemhage]
Letter
Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 265-266
Heading: Algiers in 1830
Category: Geography   North Africa   
Topic: [Descriptive essay on the geography and history of Algiers]
Person: DESFONTAINE, M.   CHARLES THE FIFTH   FERDINAND   HUSSEIN, Ruler of Algiers   
Essay Signed: "S."

Issue: 131, 01/05/30 p. 268
Heading: Egypt. [From a Friend at Alexandria]
Category: Trade   Communication   Geography   North Africa   Oceans   Red Sea (and Suez Canal)   Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Philology   Mining   
Topic: [The busyness of Egypt since the Suez Canal has been constructed. Complaints of the indifference of the British government to science (archaeological research) compared with the French and Tuscan governments. Some British miners have come to Egypt to bore for water and help relieve the drought]
Person: MEHEMET ALI PASHA   IBRAHIM PASHA   HEAD   FULLARTON   HENDERSON   CLARKE, Dr.   GIBSON   CHAMPOLLION   ROSSELLINI   
Institution: Government of France   Government of Tuscany   
Letter, 07/03/1830
Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. [...]sitting of April 19
Category: Public Health   Safety   Ships   Inventions   Chemistry   Geography   West And North Central Africa   
Topic: [1. Blumenbach elected foreign associate. 2. Aldini presented Mr. Watson`s plan for the prevention of the foundering of ships at sea. 3. Arago presented a tube filled with crystals of palladium. 4. Coquebert-Montbret defended the claims of Caillie, the traveller to Timbuctoo, the "Quarterly Review" having suggested that Caillie might not have "penetrated so far as he pretends to have done". 5. De Pongerville elected]
Person: BLUMENBACH   YOUNG   ALDINI   WATSON   HUMBOLDT   CAILLIE, M.   COQUEBERT-MONTBRET, M.   PONGERVILLE, M. de   TOLLENDAL, Marquis de Lally   
Source: Quarterly Review   Athenaeum   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Demonstrations/discussion, 19/04/1830
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 327-329
Heading: Shipwreck of the Blindenhall on the Inaccessible Island. To the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Geography   Exploration   Africa   Islands Round Africa   Geology   Volcanoes   
Topic: [Account of a shipwreck in 1821, on the "Inaccessible Island", thirty-five miles from Tristan da Cunha]
Letter Signed: "J."

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 427
Heading: On the Natural Resources of Algiers. By G. de Hemso, late Consul-General of Sweden to the Regency of Tunis. To the Editor of the Athenaeum. London, June 1830
Category: Geography   North Africa   Algeria   Mountains   Geology   Mineralogy   Botany   Agriculture   Zoology   Hunting   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [Letter to the Athenaeum from Smith containing extensive quotations from his friend De Hemso on Algiers. De Hemso`s account of Algiers is presented as fresh and original, observed at first hand, compared with "the thousand and one histories, descriptions and anecdotes, which temporary interest has heaped upon Algiers" and mostly taken from "Malte-Brun, Bruce, Pananti, and company"]
Person: MALTE-BRUN   BRUCE   PANANTI   
Letter Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: The French at Algiers, Para 12
Category: Geography   North Africa   Earthquakes   
Topic: [Description extracted from a "Private Correspondence". An anonymous soldier writes from a French military camp at Algiers, describing the flora and produce, and the beams across the streets to protect against earthquakes]

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 475-476, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Acerbi`s Tour in Egypt, 1829-1830. (Continued from p. 459)
Category: Geography   North Africa   Egypt   Chemistry   Water   Medicine   Pharmacology   Zoology   Botany   Archaeology   
Topic: [Chemical observations on the alkaline lakes of the valley of Natron. Meeting with a chemist, the son of D`Arcet. Visit to a plant for the refining of carbonate of soda, to be exported to Europe. The author`s collections of animals, plants and shells. The increasing difficulty of buying Egyptian antiquities in Egypt]
Person: D`ARCET   CHAMPOLLION   BASSI   VIRGIL   ENNIUS   
Letter Signed: ACERBI; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Trade of Algiers, Para 12
Category: Geography   Statistics   North Africa   Trade   
Topic: [Imports and exports, Algiers, 1826, showing the Algerian national debt]

Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 525
Heading: Periodical Press at Algiers
Category: Geography   North Africa   Periodicals   Communication   Telegraphy   Meteorology   
Topic: [Excerpted paragraphs from the new French-inspired Algiers periodical]
Source: Estafette d`Alger   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 572
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. Damascus, 1811
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Climate   Ecology   Social Anthropology   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: [Burckhardt landed at Aleppo in 1809, assumed the disguise of "an Indian trader of the Mahomedan faith", explored Syria, Arabia Petraea, the Great Desert, Upper Egypt, and Nubia before he died at Cairo in 1817, in "the cause of science and humanity". He says that his account of Syria, which has now been "so often described", must go beyond both physical and social geography and "introduce physical observations of every kind". So he concentrates on the weather and how he and his companions manage to survive their journey in the heat by being active in the morning and resting in the hottest hours. The charms which compensate for the discomfort are making a camp at night, either preparing simple food or receiving hospitality "from a numerous tribe of friendly Arabs" and feeling independent of European society]
Person: BURCKHARDT   
Institution: African Society   
Letter, 16th Jan. 1811 Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 603
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. (Continued from p. 572). Damascus, 20th of April, 1812 [...] Cairo, 2nd August, 1815
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Social Anthropology   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Colonization   
Topic: [Burckhardt evokes the decay of Syria to remind English readers that empires are ephemeral. He goes on to describe his own failing health, having suffered prolonged and repeated "fever" in places beset by epidemics]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 153, 02/10/30 p. 620
Heading: Burckhardt`s Correspondence with his Parents. (Continued from p. 603). Cairo, 16th April, 1816
Category: Geography   Exploration   North Africa   Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Plague   Social Anthropology   Death Rites   Religion   
Topic: [Contains an account of contrasting attitudes to fatal illness. TheTurks in Egypt believe that death is fated and inevitable and make no attempt to protect themselves during epidemics of the plague. In Arabia many people take to the mountains]
Person: BURCKHARDT   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Reviews

Issue: 025, 18/04/28 p. 383-384
Heading: Dr. Philip`s Researches in South Africa
Category: Exploration   Africa   
Title: Researches in South Africa; illustrating the Civil, Moral, and Religious Condition of the Native Tribes: including Journals of the Author`s Travels in the Interior
Author: PHILIP, Rev. John   
Attribution: Superintendant of the Missions of the London Missionary Society at the Cape of Good Hope
Institution: London Missionary Society   

Issue: 026, 23/04/28 p. 401-402
Heading: Dr. Philip`s Researches in South Africa
Category: Exploration   Africa   
Title: Researches in South Africa; illustrating the Civil, Moral, and Religious Condition of the Native Tribes; including Journals of the Author`s Travels in the Interior, Etc. [Second notice]
Author: PHILIP, Rev. John   
Attribution: Superintendant of the Missions of the London Missionary Society at the Cape of Good Hope
Institution: London Missionary Society   

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 100-102
Heading: Clapperton`s Travels
Category: Geography   West Africa   North Central Africa   
Title: Journey of a Second Expedition into the Interior of Africa, from the Bight of Benin to Soccatoo. To which is added, The Journal of Richard Lander from Kano to the Sea-coast, partly by a more Eastern route
Author: CLAPPERTON, Commander   
Attribution: Late of the Royal Navy

Issue: 094, 12/08/29 p. 498
Heading: Map of Nubia
Category: Geography   North East Africa   Egypt   Nubia   Maps   
Title: Map of Nubia, comprising the country between the first and second cataracts of the Nile, from a survey made by H. Parke and J. J. Scoles, Architects, in 1824, etched by H. Parke
Author: PARKE, H.   SCOLES, J. J.   
Attribution: Architects

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 593-594
Heading: The Course of the Niger
Category: Geography   West Africa   Rivers   
Title: A Letter to the Publisher of the Quarterly Review, and of A Dissertation on the Course and Probable Termination of the Niger
Author: DONKIN, Sir Rufane   
Attribution: "By the Author of that Dissertation"

Issue: 108, 18/11/29 p. 718-720
Heading: Southern Africa
Category: Geography   Southern Africa   Botany   Agriculture   
Title: Four Years in Southern Africa
Author: ROSE, Lieut. Cowper   
Attribution: Royal Engineers

Issue: 117, 23/01/30 p. 36-38
Heading: Expedition to Africa
Category: Geography   West And North Central Africa   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Title: Records of Captain Clapperton`s Last Expedition to Africa
Author: LANDER, Richard   
Attribution: Attendant of Captain Clapperton

Issue: 122, 27/02/30 p. 116-118
Heading: African Discoveries
Category: Geography   North Central Africa   North Africa   
Title: Travels through Central Africa to Timbuctoo; and across the Great Desert, to Morocco, performed in the Years 1824--1828
Author: CAILLIE, Rene   

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