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Issue: 063, 07/01/29 p. 12, Section: Foreign Notices
Heading: Tea Trade in Russia, Para 3
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   China   
Topic: [The tea route from China. Methods of packing. Prices. The merchants of Moscow who deal in particular teas]
Source: Bulletin du Nord   

Issue: 064, 14/01/29 p. 30, Section: Foreign Notices
Heading: Russia, Para 5
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Geology   Mining   Gold   
Topic: Mines of the Ural Mountains. Platina Currency
Person: D`ENGELHARDT, Professor   
Institution: University of Dorpat   

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 76
Heading: Miscellaneous Notices, Para 5
Category: Geography   Demography   Russian Empire   
Topic: Russia. [Statistics on population and military strength]

Issue: 067, 04/02/29 p. 76
Heading: Miscellaneous Notices, Para 6
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   
Topic: St. Petersburg. [University education]

Issue: 069, 18/02/29 p. 106-107
Heading: Gold Mines of the Ural (Extract of a Letter from Professor Von Engelhardt)
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Mining   Gold   
Topic: [Geological survey of the western slope of Mount Ural]
Person: D`ENGELHARDT, Professor   
Letter
Issue: 075, 01/04/29 p. 203-204
Heading: A Visit to the Ural Cossacks and Kirgishes
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   
Topic: Extracts from the Journal of Dr. Edward Eversmann. 1827. [Topographical features of the Urals, also agriculture, fishing, trade, population and society]

Issue: 077, 15/04/29 p. 239, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: Science in Russia, Para 4
Category: Science   Geography   Russian Empire   
Topic: [Purchase of natural history collections in St. Petersburg]
Person: BIBERSTEIN, Marshal von   STROJEU, Counsellor   MENETRIES, M.   
Institution: Imperial Academy of Arts and Sciences, St. Petersburg   Zoological Museum, St. Petersburg   

Issue: 078, 22/04/29 p. 255, Section: Foreign Varieties
Heading: Tiflis Gazette, Para 7
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Periodicals   
Topic: [New newspaper to serve the recently acquired Armenian provinces. Increase of Russian territory in Asia and America. Russian increase in population and its efforts at education of its people. Comparison with the Ottoman empire]
Source: Tiflis Gazette   

Issue: 081, 13/05/29 p. 303, Section: Varieties
Heading: Russian Libraries, Para 2
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Education   Libraries   
Topic: [Statistics on size of libraries, nature of collections, languages represented including Polish and Japanese]

Issue: 082, 20/05/29 p. 319, Section: Varieties
Heading: Bibliography in Russia, Para 7
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Archives   Libraries   
Topic: [Catalogue of Th. Tolstoy`s collection of Russian and Sclavonian manuscripts published by Kalaidowitsch and Strojew]
Person: TOLSTOY, Th.   
Source: Comitis Theodori de Tolstoy Bibliotecae Catalogus librorum antiquitate et varietate memorabilium   

Issue: 091, 22/07/29 p. 463, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Comparative Statistics, Para 6
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Demography   Trade   Agriculture   
Topic: [Statistical comparisons between Russia, Austria, the Prussian states, France and Great Britain]
Person: BALBI, M.   
Source: Balbi: Essay on the Statistics of Russia   

Issue: 091, 22/07/29 p. 463, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Education in Russia, Para 10
Category: Geography   Education   Russian Empire   
Topic: [Commission appointed by the Russian emperor to draw up a grand educational plan for gymnasia, particularly those near the university towns]
Person: EMPEROR OF RUSSIA   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 538
Heading: Southern Russia. Military Colony of the Chersonesus
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   
Topic: [The Russian policy to "civilize" remote areas by forming military forces there, responsible for the establishment of schools, dwellings, arable farms and stud farms]

Issue: 097, 02/09/29 p. 555, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Education in Russia, Para 6
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Education   
Topic: [Statistical information on the growth of Russian education. The current budget]
Institution: University of St. Petersburg   

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 603, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: The Kamtschatka [sic] Mountains, Para 6
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Geodesy   
Topic: [The volcanic mountains of Kamchatka are amongst the highest in the world, appearing even higher than others of an equal height on account of rising straight up from sea level]

Issue: 101, 30/09/29 p. 619, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Population, Etc., of Moscow, Para 11
Category: Geography   Demography   Russian Empire   
Topic: [Information on Moscow, 1829, including the garrison. Statistics on its population, 1824, based on social class, occupation, rank and nationality. 1812 and 1824 compared to show "improvements of the city" (since the French invasion): streets, houses, shops, churches, hospitals, convents, inns, hotels]

Issue: 107, 11/11/29 p. 714
Heading: Visit of Baron Humboldt to the Ural Mountains
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   China   Geology   Palaeontology   Engineering   Gold Mining   
Topic: [Two letters from Baron Humboldt read at the French Academy, the first describing his trip to the gold mines of Borosowsk, the mines of Malachite, of Gumeselesski, Tagilsk, and the washings of gold and platina, the second describing an excursion to the frontiers of the Chinese empire]
Person: HUMBOLDT   ARAGO, M.   GAY-LUSSAC   ROSE   EHREMBERG   VILLIAMINOT, General   LITVINOT, General   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter[s], 11/11/29
Issue: 110, 02/12/29 p. 763, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Population of St. Petersburg, Para 8
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Demography   
Topic: [Brief statistics on St. Petersburg, 1808: births, deaths, marriages, vaccinations]

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: 124, 13/03/30 p. 153
Heading: Ascent of the Elborouss
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Mountains   Geodesy   
Topic: ["Scientific expedition" to investigate the Elborouus, considered the highest mountain of the Caucasus chain]

Issue: 129, 17/04/30 p. 235, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: St. Petersburg, March 7, 1830, Para 2
Category: Statistics   Trade   Russian Empire   
Topic: Trade, 1829. [Imports and Exports]

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 286, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Heading: The Russian Empire, Para 27
Category: Geography   Demography   Statistics   Russian Empire   
Topic: [Statistics on the area and population of the Russian empire]
Source: Military Almanac of Russia   

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

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 378
Heading: Northern Asia. [Extracts from the Correspondence of Dr. Erman]
Category: Geography   Social Anthropology   Asia   Tibet   Russian Empire   Physics   Magnetism   Electromagnetism   Philosophy Of Science   Religion   
Topic: A Visit to the Lamas of Siberia. [Extracts from an originally private correspondence between Dr. Erman in Tibet and his father, Professor Erman in Berlin. They are introduced by an editorial note: "To the scientific observer, they will afford novel and attractive matter, whether his pursuits be directed to the spacious field of nature, or the less sublime, though scarcely less interesting, study of man"]
Person: HANSTEEN, Prof. (of Christiana)   DUE, Lieut. (of Christiana)   ERMAN, Dr.   ERMAN, Prof.   CHAMBA-LAMA   DALAI-LAMA of THIBET   GENTIMUR, Prince (Officer of the Cossacks)   
Letter, Spring, 1829 Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 138, 19/06/30 p. 382
Heading: The Ugly Savages, Para 15
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Social Anthropology   Health   Clothing   
Topic: [The Sitka Islanders of New Archangel as described by Kotzebue]
Person: KOTZEBUE   
Source: Kotzebue: Voyage round the World   

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. 410
Heading: Northern Asia. [Further extracts from the Correspondence of Dr. Erman]. English Missionaries
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Siberia   Philology   Mongolian Languages   Education   Zoology   Beavers   Meteorology   Climate   Mining   Gold Mining   
Topic: English Missionaries. Rein-Deer Riding. Severity of Climate. Gold Mines of Beresow
Person: ERMAN, Dr.   GUILLS, Robert   STANYBRASS, Messrs.   KOWALEWSKY   POPOW   
Source: Correspondence of Dr. Erman   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Moscow, Para 15
Category: Statistics   Demography   Russian Empire   
Topic: [Births and deaths in Moscow in 1829]

Issue: 142, 17/07/30 p. 446
Heading: Russian Statutes at large, Para 16
Category: Russian Empire   Statistics   Law   
Topic: The Russian government have just completed the publication of a complete collection of the laws of the Empire...
Ed`s Mark: RICE

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 494
Heading: Tobacco, Para 8
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Agriculture   Addiction And Temperance   
Topic: [Experiments in cultivating tobacco in Russia]
Person: KING JAMES THE FIRST OF ENGLAND   

Issue: 145, 07/08/30 p. 495
Heading: Beet-root Sugar, Russia, Para 10
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Agriculture   Industry   Chemical Industry   Sugar Industry   
Topic: [Davidoff has established a plant for making beetroot sugar near Moscow, modelled on French lines]
Person: DAVIDOFF, M.   
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Issue: 147, 21/08/30 p. 526
Heading: University of St. Petersburg, Para 1
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Social Sciences   Statistics   Education   
Topic: [Rise in student numbers since 1826]
Institution: University of St. Petersburg   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 148, 28/08/30 p. 543
Category: Geography   Exploration   Russian Empire   
Topic: [Humboldt is to undertake a new scientific expedition in Russia]
Person: NICOLAS, Emperor   HUMBOLDT      

Issue: 149, 04/09/30 p. 557
Heading: Scotch Missionary School in Eastern Russia, Etc. Tiflis, July 15
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Demography   Education   Libraries   Statistics   Printing   
Topic: [A Scottish school in Tiflis, with forty Armenian pupils, teaches the Christian religion, the Armenian language, arithmetic, writing, Greek, Latin and English. Of the six Tartar schools in the area, five teach the Tartar and Persian languages and Persian history, the other teaches the Mahomedan religion, Arabic, arithmetic, astrology and medicine. (The Athenaeum puts an exclamation mark after "astrology"). There are also two Armenian schools which just teach reading Armenian, there being widespread illiteracy]
Source: St. Petersburg Gazette   
, 15/07/1830 Ed`s Mark: SMITH

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Reviews

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

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