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Issue: 053, 29/10/28 p. 845
Heading: Streets of Paris
Category: Geography   France   Public Health   Urban Roads   
Topic: [Projected improvements to Paris streets, to be modelled along the same lines as those in London]
Source: Morning Chronicle   

Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 12, Section: Foreign Notices
Heading: Indigent Population of France, Para 2
Category: Geography   France   Public Administration   
Topic: [Statistics on begging and poverty in France. Crime. Institutions (hospitals and prisons)]
Signed: LAFOREST, M.

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 139, Section: Miscellaneous Notices
Heading: Statistics of Paris, Para 3
Category: Geography   France   Food   
Topic: [Statistics on consumption of food and animal fodder in Paris, for the year 1826]

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 254-255, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: Beet-root Sugar, Para 6
Category: Geography   France   West Indies   Agriculture   Industry   Chemical Industry   Sugar Industry   
Topic: [De Beaujeu`s method of extracting sugar from beetroot described and compared with the method used in the West Indies. The rise of the industry in France. England and Ireland should take note]
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Report, 8/12/1828
Issue: 080, 06/05/29 p. 280
Heading: France and England
Category: Geography   Industry   France   England   
Topic: [Statistics on increase in industrial capacity between 1780 and 1826, in France and England respectively]
Person: DUPIN   

Issue: 089, 08/07/29 p. 430-431
Heading: Elementary Education in France
Category: Education   France   
Topic: [Statistical information between 1815 and 1828. It shows the decrease in charitable funding for the society trying to establish an elementary educational system in France. The reasons are political. Public support remains strong]
Person: DESSOLLES, General   COCHIN, M.   
Source: Report of the Secretary to the Society to Establish Elementary Education in France   
Institution: British and Foreign Bible Society   Bank of France   
Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 538, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Ill Success of Building Speculations in Paris, Para 1
Category: Geography   France   Demography   Mortality   
Topic: [Many new buildings constructed in France have been left unfinished and the speculators ruined. A governmental commission into the causes now suggests that the empty houses were intended for people with money; the true need is to improve the living conditions of poor people. In eighteen-twenty-seven the average number of inhabitants of a house in Paris was thirty. The overcrowding and attendant high mortality was among the working classes]
Source: Le Globe   

Issue: 097, 02/09/29 p. 555, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Height of the Jura Mountains, Para 13
Category: Geography   Mountains   Geodesy   France   
Topic: [Statistics on the height of the summits of the Jura mountains, the passes between them and the extent and destinations of roads and paths]

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 682, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Vandalism, Para 2
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Greece   Italy   France   British Isles   Town Planning   Architecture   Preservation   
Topic: [A comparison between the fate of ancient remains at the hands of the Turks and the descendants of the Greeks and Romans with the fate of Roman remains at Bordeaux as late as the time of Louis XIV. The latter were dismantled to make a defensive wall. Also, some remains found at the abbey at Glastonbury in 1792 were used to make a road]
Source: Stuart`s Athens   Historical Introduction to the Avalonian Guide   

Issue: 115, 09/01/30 p. 16
Heading: Protestant Provident Society at Paris
Category: Geography   France   Social Welfare   Labour   Political Economy   Co-operative Movement   
Topic: [The formation of a society with the following objects: "active reciprocity of succour during illness....preservation from the privations.. occasioned by the want of work, and the encouragement of order, economy, and morality in the families"]
Institution: Protestant Provident and Mutual Succour Society   

Issue: 125, 20/03/30 p. 171, Section: Paris Academy of Sciences
Heading: Hospital Registers in France
Category: Medicine   France   Public Health   Medical Profession   Statistics   Public Administration   Social Sciences   
Topic: [The "office of management" of the hospitals of Paris has decided to discontinue the "register of the cases and their treatment". Dupuytren regrets this]
Institution: Academie des Sciences   Hospital of Florence   Office of Management of the Hospitals of Paris   

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: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Science   France   
Topic: [Fourrier to be "perpetual secretary" of French Academy of Sciences]
Person: FOURRIER, M.   ARAGO, M.   POINSOT, M.   BIOT, M.   PUISSANT, M.   MOLARD, Baron Humbert de   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Social Sciences   Public Administration   France   Medicine   Public Health   Domestic Animals   
Topic: [Paris dogs to be muzzled and collared]

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Category: Zoology   France   
Topic: A new [...] natural history confined to French animals
Source: Faune Francaise   
Institution: Government of France   

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,,,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: 145, 07/08/30 p. 491-492
Heading: The Delta of the Rhone
Category: Geography   France   Natural History   Ecology   
Topic: [Description of La Camarga: its unhusbanded status, salt deposits, sandy soil, hoards of locusts, wild white horses and horned black cattle]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 150, 11/09/30 p. 574
Category: Social Sciences   Education   France   
Topic: M. Jacotot, the founder of the celebrated Universal Instruction [....] has been called [...] to take upon himself the reform of French education generally...
Person: JACOTOT   LAFAYETTE, General   

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Issue: 026, 23/04/28 p. 407
Heading: Ascent of Mont Blanc
Category: Exploration   Alps   France   
Title: Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, in August last. [Unpublished]
Author: AULDJO, John   

Issue: 032, 04/06/28 p. 501-502
Heading: Ascent to Mont Blanc
Category: Exploration   Alps   France   
Title: Narrative of an Ascent to the Summit of Mont Blanc, on the 8th and 9th August, 1827
Author: AULDJO, John   
Attribution: Of Trinity College, Cambridge
Issue: 041, 06/08/28 p. 642-644
Heading: The Pyrenees
Category: Geography   France   
Title: Tableau des Pyrenees Francaises; contenant une Description complete de cette Chaine de Montagnes et ses principales Vallees depuis la Mediterranean jusqu`a l`Ocean
Author: ARBANERE, M.   
Attribution: Chevalier du Legion d`Honneur

Issue: 043, 20/08/28 p. 677-678
Heading: A Spinster`s Tour in France
Category: Geography   France   Italy   
Title: A Spinster`s Tour in France, the States of Genoa, Etc, during the Year 1827
Author: ANON   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 136
Heading: The Foreign Quarterly Review
Category: Periodicals   Arts   Manufactures   Agriculture   Geography   France   
Title: The Foreign Quarterly Review, January, 1829.

Issue: 080, 06/05/29 p. 279
Heading: Canals in France
Category: Geography   France   Engineering   Canals   
Title: Dissertation on the Canal of Provence. (Forming the third part of the Letters on Marseilles)
Author: JULIANI, M. Jules   
Attribution: Merchant

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