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Issue: 012, 04/03/28 p. 190
Heading: New Inventions, Para 1
Category: Communication   Inventions   
Topic: A Method of Instantaneous Communication, by Day or Night, between London and any other Town in England or Scotland; or between any two Towns on the Continent, at whatever distance situate from one another

Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 285
Heading: Royal Institution, Friday, March 21
Category: Manufactures   Paper   Communication   
Topic: The Origin, Progress, and Present State of Paper Manufactories.
Person: MILLINGTON, Professor   SOMERSET, Duke of   DANIELL   JERDAN, W.   FARADAY   
Paper, 21/03/28
Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 908, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Oratorical, Para 4
Category: Communication   Stenography   
Topic: Rapidity of Speech. [Median number of English words pronounced in one hour by an orator in the House of Commons]
Person: SHEFFIELD, Lord   
Institution: House of Commons   

Issue: 064, 14/01/29 p. 26-27
Heading: Origin and Establishment of the Post in France
Category: Communication   Post   
Topic: [History of the French post, supplied by the Postmaster-General, Leipzig]]
Signed: HUTTNER

Issue: 065, 21/01/29 p. 47, Section: Popular Science
Category: Travel   Transport   Communication   
Topic: Comparative Speed of English and Russian Travelling

Issue: 077, 15/04/29 p. 225
Heading: Autographs
Category: Psychology   Communication   
Topic: [Can one tell character from handwriting? The article contains comments on certain occult arts which are not taken seriously and impressions of the handwriting of eminent persons]
Person: CARSTAIRS, Mr.   

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 254, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: Chinese Couriers, Para 2
Category: Geography   China   Communication   Post   
Topic: [Sentries, whose duty is to keep the peace, are stationed along the roads and canals of China. They also cover huge distances on foot as couriers for mail]

Issue: 090, 15/07/29 p. 444=445
Heading: The Bulletin Universel
Category: Periodicals   Communication   Science   Literature   
Topic: [The aim of the new French monthly bulletin is to gather recent information in all branches of knowledge, "sciences and arts", from many sources "in both hemispheres": journals and periodicals, transactions of academies, public institutions, learned societies, new publications. Abstracts will be prepared and the work edited by "competent individuals". A public society has been formed by the Baron de Ferussac which "the most distinguished scientific men of France" have joined. The Baron is also attempting to recruit associates and shareholders in Britain, Germany, "other parts of the Continent, and in the Americas". The Athenaeum wishes the project well]
Person: FERUSSAC, Baron de   D`ANGOULEME, Duke   BROUGHAM   HILL   GOLDSMIDT   
Institution: Dufour and D`Ocagne [Book distributors]   Treuttel and Wurtz [Book distributors]   Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 090, 15/07/29 p. 446, Section: Varieties
Heading: Prize for Coloured Lithographic Plates, Para 1
Category: Inventions   Communication   Lithography   
Topic: [Competition with a brief to produce one thousand copies of the same subject more cheaply than by printing in colour on copper]
Institution: Societe d`Encouragement   

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: History of the Post Office, Para 8
Category: Communication   Post   
Topic: [The Post-office from 1653 until 1829, upon the establishment of the new post office at St. Martin le Grand]
Person: MANLEY, John   CROMWELL   CHARLES THE SECOND   PALMER   
Source: The Globe   
Institution: General Post Office   

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 715, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Night Telegraph, Para 5
Category: Inventions   Communication   Telegraphy   
Topic: [Invention by Lecoat de Kerveguen, harbour master of Toulon: the night telegraph. His memoir, addressed to the French minister of marine, proposes a box, two sides of which shall have circular holes and rotating discs]
Person: LECOAT DE KERVEGUEN, M.   

Issue: 113, 23/12/29 p. 809, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Post Office, Para 7
Category: Communication   Post   
Topic: [Statistics on letters brought "by twenty-four mails", on three days]

Issue: 114, 30/12/29 p. 823, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Law of Copyright in Russia, Para 2
Category: Law   Communication   Education   Geography   Russian Empire   
Topic: The following are the principal rules by which the rights of authors are preserved in Russia. They form part of a body of eighteen articles, published in 1828, at the end of an ordonnance regulating the censorship of the press...
Institution: College of General Education, Russia   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 17
Heading: Prospectus of the New Series
Category: Periodicals   Communication   Science   Literature   Art   Trade   
Topic: The Proprietors of the Athenaeum, in presenting a New Series to their Subscribers, Advertisers and the Public, deem it proper to state...the plan...to be adopted for the future. [The Athenaeum makes a statement to its readers. It has altered its day of publication to a Saturday. It will be in smaller type to get more in. There will be a greater range of contributors, including some "eminent authors" and ex-writers for the London Weekly Review. It will concentrate on quality reviewing and article-writing, not journalistic speed. It promises "an increased attention to Foreign Literature, to the Drama, to Works of Embellishment, and to the progress of the Arts and Sciences in Foreign Countries, no less than at home". And now containing "commercial intelligence", it is expected to "find its way to the Study, the Breakfast-table, and the Counting-house, of the intelligent throughout the Kingdom, as well as in the British possessions abroad"]
Source: Athenaeum   London Weekly Review   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 29-30, Section: The Fine Arts
Heading: Engraving. Evening Illustrations of the Society of Arts
Category: Communication   Printing   Art   Trade   Inventions   Printing Machines   
Topic: [Abstract of a paper read by Aikin, on the processes of etching and engraving, now increasingly being done with the help of machines]
Person: AIKIN, Mr.   
Institution: Society of Arts   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Book-publishing in France and Germany
Category: Communication   Printing   
Topic: [Statistics on the mushrooming number of printed books from 1813 on. Also, the proportion of authors to the general population]

Issue: 122, 27/02/30 p. 120-122
Heading: On the Melancholy of Authors
Category: Literature   Philosophy   Communication   Printing   Periodicals   
Topic: [Satirical essay, making reference to the large amount of printed material available, examining the urge to write in the light of its difficulty and describing the masks and postures a young writer will often adopt before becoming professional]
Essay Signed: L. R. [RITCHIE, Leitch ?]

Issue: 124, 13/03/30 p. 158
Heading: Cheap Editions in France
Category: Communication   Printing   Natural History   
Topic: [New French edition of Buffon]
Person: BUFFON   

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 174
Heading: Notions of the Chinese
Category: Communication   Printing   Periodicals   
Topic: [One column upon the esteem of the Chinese for literature. It contains a weary comment on the glut of printed material in Britain, and the speculation that the Chinese must have retained their enthusiasm for literature by means of some critical organ such as "a Chinese Athenaeum"]

Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 190
Heading: Expense of maintaining Roads in France
Category: Public Administration   Engineering   Roads   Communication   
Topic: [Statistics on different grades of road in France: "routes royales", "routes departementales" and "routes vicinales"]
Person: FOURRIER, M.   

Issue: 127, 03/04/30 p. 206
Heading: Improvements in Continental Travelling
Category: Communication   Steam Power   
Topic: [Paris to St. Petersburg, via Amsterdam, Hamburgh and Lubeck]

Issue: 129, 17/04/30 p. 238
Heading: Road-making in France
Category: Engineering   Roads   Communication   France   
Topic: [Quest`s second brochure on how to improve French roads]
Person: QUEST, M.   

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: 131, 01/05/30 p. 268
Heading: Paris Chit-Chat
Category: Law   Periodicals   Communication   Mathematics   Geometry   Astronomy   Botany   Trees   
Topic: A New Censorship. [A miscellaneous column, only one item of which has a heading: 1. Printers in France serve as censors, refusing to print what might turn out to be libellous. 2. A copyright law for periodicals may shortly be introduced. 3. Poisson, who specializes in geometry, is a new foreign member of the Royal Academy of Sciences of Berlin. So is Arago who represents France in astronomy. 4. One ninth of France is estimated to be forest]
Person: POISSON, M.   LAPLACE   ARAGO, M.   VOLTA, M.   
Source: Gazette Constitutionelle de l`Allier   Revue Francaise   Revue de Paris   
Institution: Royal Academy of Sciences, Berlin   
Column
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Category: Inventions   Communication   Telegraphy   
Topic: [A new telegraph is to be used in the French expedition against Algiers]

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Heading: Improvement in Lithography, Para 10
Category: Inventions   Communication   Printing   
Topic: [Senefelder is at Stuttgart, perfecting single-plate printing]
Person: SENEFELDER   

Issue: 134, 22/05/30 p. 316
Heading: Printers` Pension Society
Category: Social Welfare   Insurance   Pensions   Communication   Printing   
Topic: [Praise for the pension society on its anniversary. Before the society was started, the old system of charitable relief forced printers` widows to be dependent on "casual subscriptions" which were uncertain]
Person: MORPETH, Lord   
Institution: Printers` Pension Society   
, May, 1830
Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 334
Category: Communication   Telegraphy   
Topic: [The telegraph between Toulon and Paris takes twenty minutes]

Issue: 135, 29/05/30 p. 334
Category: Libraries   Russian Empire   Communication   Education   
Topic: [New public library at Odessa]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Category: Periodicals   Printing   Communication   Europe   
Topic: [New (liberal) journal to be published in Perpignan]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Post-office Revenue, U.S., Para 20
Category: Statistics   Public Administration   Communication   Post   
Topic: [Statistics on the revenue got from postage and the expense of collection over a widespread empty area]

Issue: 136, 05/06/30 p. 350
Heading: Powers of the French Press, Para 6
Category: Periodicals   Printing   Communication   Statistics   
Topic: [Amount of printed material generated in France between the introduction of printing and 1814]

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 378
Heading: Weimar
Category: Geography   Germany   Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: [Weimar is recovering from twenty-five years of war and visitors are beginning to return to the birthplace of Goethe. A new periodical has now started there]
Person: GOETHE   KOTZEBUE   HUMBOLDT   PARRY   SORET, Councillor   ECKERMANN, Dr.   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: The North American Review, No. 67, just arrived.. [This publication is praised and the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge is enjoined to take notice]
Source: North American Review, No. 67   
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Heading: Censorship, Para 13
Category: Printing   Communication   Periodicals   Religion   Science   Philosophy   Ethics   
Topic: [Long historical precedent for the censorship of printed materials]
Person: FRANCIS THE FIRST, King of France   

Issue: 139, 26/06/30 p. 394-395
Heading: Northern Asia. [Further Extracts from the Correspondence of Dr. Erman]. Siberian Belles Lettres, Etc.
Category: Geography   Social Anthropology   Russian Empire   China   Religion   Periodicals   Communication   Almanacs   Manufactures   Inventions   Agriculture   
Topic: [The "Almanack of Jeniseisk" is the first that has come from an Asiatic press. It contains details of recent Siberian manufactures (including one spinning machine based on an English product) in a narrative of a journey from Krasnojarsk to Kiahkta on the Chinese frontier. Erman`s correspondence contains a description of the Chinese city of Maimatchin]
Person: STEPHANOW, M.   ERMAN, Dr.   
Source: Almanack of Jeniseisk   
Institution: Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Category: Periodicals   Communication   France   Popularization Of Science   Cookery   Food   
Topic: [The press of France is represented as poor in critical coverage of books but quick to show trends in "popular taste". Popular taste in France just now "is almost engrossed...by,,,divine flights of pious poetry" along with a "Gastronomic Journal" published every three days]
Person: DE LA MARTINE   ALLETZ, Edouard   
Source: Alletz: La Nouvelle Messiade   Gastronomic Journal   
Ed`s Mark: RICE

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 426-427
Heading: The Antiquity of the Art of Paper-making
Category: Manufactures   Paper Industry   Paper   Communication   
Topic: [...] "a comparison of the process for making common papers, as now practised, with that which is recorded by the ancient writers". [The modern way of making paper seems the same as that recorded by Pliny]
Person: MUSUMECI   PLINY   CHAMPOLLION   CASSIODORUS   THEODORIC, Emperor   GINNANI   
Source: Musumeci: On the ancient use of various kinds of Paper, and the art of making it. Essay, Catania, 8vn. 1829   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 426
Heading: The Magazines
Category: Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: [Short comparative survey of current magazines and periodicals]
Source: Blackwood`s Magazine   Family   United Service   New Monthly   Fraser`s Magazine   
Ed`s Mark: D. & PICKEN (DILKE, Charles Wentworth [Dilke the Elder]; PICKEN, Dr. Andrew)

Issue: 141, 10/07/30 p. 427-428
Heading: Stone Railways. To the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Engineering   Roads   Transport   Communication   
Topic: [A letter from "an old coachman" in St. Marylebone. It contains a plea for all roads to be built with two lines of curb-stones laid down the middle for the wheels of carriages. It shows the results of "an experiment made the other day with a double-bodied phaeton on three roads"]
Letter, 05/07/1830 Signed: D. F. W.; Ed`s Mark: WALKER

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 458-459, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Acerbi`s Tour in Egypt, 1829-1830. On the Rosetta branch of the Nile, below Tervane, 2nd April, 1830
Category: Geography   Travel   Egypt   Agriculture   Engineering   Canals   Communication   Archaeology   
Topic: [The Consul-General to the Emperor of Austria at Alexandria describes his tour, in the first half of a letter forwarded to the Athenaeum by Smith. It concentrates on water: the disrepair of the ancient canal and irrigation system of the Fayum; the waters of Lake Meris; the route to Suez]
Institution: East India Company   
Letter Signed: ACERBI; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Cherokees, Para 6
Category: Communication   Periodicals   Medicine   Health   Addiction And Temperance   
Topic: [There is a new Cherokee newspaper, announcing the formation of a temperance society]
Institution: Cherokee Temperance Society   

Issue: 144, 31/07/30 p. 478
Heading: Papier Vegetal, Para 8
Category: Manufactures   Inventions   Paper Industry   Communication   
Topic: [Only the French seem to know how to make tracing paper. The Athenaeum correspondent has seen a sort of British packing paper, which, if slightly refined, would do just as well. He alerts British paper makers to this fact]
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 488-489
Heading: The Gazette of Cairo
Category: Geography   Egypt   Communication   Periodicals   Engineering   Lighting   
Topic: [A new newspaper, "The Occurrences of Cairo", is being published in Turkish and Arabic. It includes an item on the exhibition of outdoor gas-lighting by an English engineer in his own garden in Cairo]
Person: EGYPT, Viceroy of   
Source: The Cairo Gazette   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 495
Category: Statistics   Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: [In Russian Poland there is only one journal to five million people. This is compared with other parts of Poland. The Athenaeum infers from this that those in Russian Poland are uninformed and unfree]
Source: Revue Encyclopedique   

Issue: 146, 14/08/30 p. 509-510, Section: Fine Arts
Heading: Water-Colour Drawings
Category: Chemistry   Art   Art Materials   Manufactures   Paper Industry   Communication   
Topic: The durability of water-colour paintings, or, as they are improperly termed, drawings, is a subject that deserves some investigation...
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

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: 149, 04/09/30 p. 556-557
Heading: Mentz, August 22. [1830]
Category: Geography   Belgium   Germany   Travel   Communication   Transport   Steam Power   
Topic: [Item about travelling by boat from Rotterdam to Cologne, emphasizing the uncomfortable conditions, bad food and slow speed. The Athenaeum prefaces the piece with an annoucement: the correspondent, "A. B.", is to send regular notes from Germany]
Letter, 22/08/1830 Signed: "A. B."; Ed`s Mark: BERNAYS (Adolphus)

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 556
Heading: The Literary Gazette
Category: Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: [Cry against the habit of "puffing", the journalistic practice of writing favourable criticisms of a particular publisher`s forthcoming books and devoting most column inches to these]
Person: LONG, St. John   GLEIG   
Source: Literary Gazette   New Monthly   Court Journal   National Library, series published by Colburn and Bentley   Family Library, series published by Mr. Murray   

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 559
Heading: Malacca, Para 12
Category: Geography   Communication   Political Science   Slavery   
Topic: [Public assembly in Malacca on the best way to put an end to slavery]

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 559
Heading: United States, Para 9
Category: Geography   Social Sciences   Statistics   Communication   Post   Roads   Economy   Employment   North America   
Topic: [Table of statistics to show how education has raised the United States on a par with Europe]

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 588-589
Heading: Manchester Railway
Category: Steam Power   Communication   Ships   Railways   Engineering   Inventions   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [A short article on the rapid advance of steam power in approximately twenty years, from the author`s first experience of a slow paddle steamer ride from Bath to Bristol to today`s "steam carriages, flying over the country at the rate of thirty miles an hour". The engines are described as if animate. There are general observations on the state of the arts]
Person: HUSKISSON   WELLINGTON, Duke of   

Issue: 151, 18/09/30 p. 591
Heading: New Canals in Russia, Para 6
Category: Engineering   Communication   Canals   
Topic: [All three Russian canals started in 1825 will soon be ready for navigation]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 606
Heading: Swiss Periodical Press, Para 6
Category: Periodicals   Science   Popularization Of Science   Communication   Statistics   
Topic: [...] four and twenty journals published every week in Switzerland, which devote their columns to scientific or light matter..[How many are Protestant and how many Catholic]

Issue: 154, 09/10/30 p. 638
Heading: Egyptian Geography, Para 5
Category: Geography   Maps   Communication   Printing   
Topic: Mr Wilkinson, who for many years has carried on his scientific researches in Egypt, has completed an elaborate map...
Person: WILKINSON   
Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 155, 16/10/30 p. 653
Category: Manufactures   Inventions   Paper   Communication   Paper Industry   
Topic: The Revue de Paris publishes a letter from a M. Brard on the manufacture of paper from rotten wood....
Person: BRARD, M.   LEGIER, M.   
Source: Revue de Paris   The Times   
Institution: Legier`s Paper-Manufactory, Brignolles   

Issue: 155, 16/10/30 p. 653
Heading: Periodicals, Para 3
Category: Periodicals   Communication   
Topic: [Periodicals are described as "the barometer of public life"]

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Reviews

Issue: 018, 25/03/28 p. 280
Heading: Notices of Books
Category: Communication   Stenography   
Title: The Art of Short-hand Writing, on a New Principle of Contraction; also an Arrangement of the Characters exhibiting at one View the entire Ground-work of Stenography in general
Author: ANON   

Issue: 060, 17/12/28 p. 950
Heading: Catalogue Raisonne of Recent Publications
Category: Communication   Signalling   
Title: A New System of Signals, by which Colours may be wholly dispensed with. Illustrated by Figures, and a Series of Evolutions, describing, in a familiar manner, the General Movements of the Fleet
Author: RAPER, Rear-Admiral   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 531-532
Heading: Memorials of the King of Sweden
Category: Geography   Sweden   Russian Empire   Communication   Trade   Canals   
Title: Memorials of Charles John, King of Sweden and Norway: Illustrative of his Character; of his Relations with the Emperor Napoleon; and of the present State of his Kingdoms. With a Discourse on the Political Character of Sweden
Author: MEREDITH, William George   
Attribution: A. M. of Brazenose Colledge [sic], Oxford

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 675-676
Heading: Insect Architecture
Category: Education   Communication   Entomology   Bees   
Title: The Family Library, No. VII.: History of Insects. Volume I

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 675-676
Heading: Insect Architecture
Category: Education   Communication   Entomology   Bees   
Title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge: Vol. 3--Part 1. Insect Architecture
Institution: Society of Entertaining Knowledge   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 133-135
Category: Periodicals   Communication   Geography   Demography   Greece   Turkey   Literature   Trade   
Title: Foreign Quarterly Review. No X.

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 168
Category: Inventions   Engineering   Steam Power   Communication   Periodicals   Popularization Of Science   
Title: The Arcana of Science and Art; or, an Annual Register of Popular Inventions and Improvements, Etc

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 168
Category: Periodicals   North America   Communication   Law   
Title: North American Review. No. LXV & LXVI
Oct. 1829
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