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Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 505, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Anthropology, Para 1
Category: Anthropology   Folklore   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: Curious custom. [Initiation of the freemen of Alnwick, in commemoration of King John being stuck in mud]
Person: KING JOHN   

Issue: 033, 11/06/28 p. 521, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 8
Category: Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: Chinese Method of Dunning. [Tradition of debtors setting fire to their own houses, to avoid the permitted action of the creditor in carrying off the door]

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 630
Heading: Duelling, Para 2
Category: Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: [King of Prussia has decreed against duelling]
Person: PRUSSIA, King of   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Conchology), Para 4
Category: Zoology   Mollusca   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: The Silver Muscle. [Mytilus demissus is a favoured ornament among the "American Aborigines", who call it the white conch. This information is contained in a publication (see below) whose object is to prove the Native North Americans are descended from the Ten Tribes of Israel]
Source: Star in the West   

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: 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: 055, 12/11/28 p. 877, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Chronological, Para 4
Category: Time   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Death Rites   
Topic: Ages of History. [The "Northern nations" divide time into "the age of funeral piles" and, subsequently, "the age of graves"]
Source: Jameson, Dic. voce Bail.   

Issue: 057, 26/11/28 p. 908, Section: Popular Literature
Heading: Chivalric, Para 6
Category: Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: Modern Spanish Tournament. [Quotation on the continuation of a Spanish custom]
Person: CERVANTES   
Source: Bulletin des Sciences Geographique   

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 26-27
Heading: "The First-Fit"
Category: Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Folklore   Social History   Scotland   Philology   Ethics   Addiction And Temperance   Medicine   Health   
Topic: [Fictional memoir in Scottish dialect on the New Year custom of "first footing" with a "scholarly" footnote in standard written English, defining the dialect words used in the body of the piece and giving additional information on the current (1830) practice of first-footing. A temperance version of the custom is coming in]
Prose Fiction Signed: D. L.

Issue: 116, 09/01/30 p. 31
Heading: Early Notice of the Use of Tea by the Chinese
Category: Custom And Tradition   Trade   Food   China   Medicine   Health   
Topic: [Tea, called "Tah", was known in China in the ninth century and believed to be medicinal]

Issue: 120, 13/02/30 p. 95, Section: Scientific and Miscellaneous
Heading: Locking the Door during Dinner, Para 9
Category: Scotland   Custom And Tradition   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [Note to Scott`s "Old Mortality", on the custom of keeping the door of a chateau locked "during the time of dinner"]
Person: SCOTT, Sir Walter   DUKE OF QUEENSBERRY   
Source: Scott: Old Mortality   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 135-136
Heading: The Fair of Salona
Category: Geography   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Religion   Christian Religion   Dalmatia   
Topic: [Descriptive account by Baron Welden, of the feast of the birth of the Virgin Mary, an annual fair in Dalmatia]
Person: WELDEN, General Baron   

Issue: 128, 10/04/30 p. 220
Heading: The Turkish Wife
Category: Medicine   Psychosomatic Aspects of Disease   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Women   
Topic: [Fontanier`s anecdote of making a doctor`s visit to an unhappily married Turkish woman]
Person: FONTANIER, M. V.   
Source: Travels of M. V. Fontanier in the East   
Institution: Embassy from France to Constantinople   

Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 442-443
Heading: Superstitions of India. (Extract from a private Letter from Benares)
Category: Geography   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Disability   Suicide   Ethics   Social Relations   Religion   Brahminism   India   
Topic: [Treatment of sick or old people in Benares. Family relationships. Caste system. Ritual suicide]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 146, 14/08/30 p. 509
Heading: Society of Cotemporaries at St. Gall. (From a German Periodical)
Category: Geography   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   
Topic: [An account of a social custom in which all men of the same age form a sort of "club" from the age of thirty]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 542
Heading: Funereal Obsequies, Para 8
Category: Geography   Law   Germany   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Burial   
Topic: ["A singular ordinance" has been proclaimed in Heidelberg, restricting lavish funerals]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 152, 25/09/30 p. 602-603
Heading: Belgian Legends
Category: Social Anthropology   Folklore   Custom And Tradition   Sociology   Public Opinion   Women   Medicine   Obesity   
Topic: A learned friend (a native of Belgium) [...] has met with several curious records of its olden traditions [...] "Origin of the Apples of St. Jean", "St. Peter`s Keys at Maestricht", "Weighing of Witches"...
Signed: "R."; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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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: 131, 01/05/30 p. 262-264
Category: Geography   New Zealand   Social Anthropology   Custom And Tradition   Cannibalism   
Title: Library of Entertaining Knowledge. Vol. V. Part II. The New Zealanders. [The review is illustrated]
Institution: Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge   

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