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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. 631-632
Heading: Deficiencies of the Library of the British Museum
Category: Museums   Libraries   Natural History   
Topic: [Laments the gaps in the Natural History collections. Suggests improvements; recommends popular works]
Person: CUVIER   DONAVAN   STEPHENS   WILSON, James   JARDINE, Sir William   SELBY, Mr.   HOOKER   BUFFON   LINNAEUS   JUSSIEU   LATREILLE   TIMMINCK   AUDUBON, M.   HUMBOLDT   HEDWIG   
Institution: British Museum   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 635, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Zoology   Animal Physiology   Crustacea   
Topic: Teeth in the Stomach. [The bone stomachs of crabs, lobsters, shrimps, and prawns (Malacostraca Podophthalma)]
Person: LEACH, Dr.   
Institution: British Museum   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Anthropology), Para 9
Category: Anthropology (physical)   Brain   Craniology   
Topic: The Human Brain. [Weight of the brain in comparison with that of other animals, according to Sommering`s researches]
Person: SOMMERING, M.   
Source: Dissertatio de Basi Enceph   

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: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Entomology), Para 3
Category: Entomology   
Topic: Paper made by Wasps. [Wasps reinforce their nests with fibres of wood stuck together by a glue from their mouth]

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Icthyology), Para 5
Category: Icthyology   
Topic: The Whale not a Fish. [Classification of fishes reverts from arrangement according to their habitats (sea, lake and river) to the most ancient Aristotelian system of Cetacious, Cartilaginous and Spinous. Thereafter, cetacious animals are claimed for mammals]
Person: ARISTOTLE   WILLOUGHBY   RAY   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Mazology), Para 8
Category: Zoology   
Topic: A cunning Bear. [Intelligence shown by a polar bear (white bear) in evading a trap laid by the captain of a Greenland whaler]

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Ornithology), Para 6
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: British Warblers. [Sylviae]
Person: SWEET   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Botany), Para 4
Category: Botany   
Topic: Latin as good as English Names. [Apology for the use of Latin in classification]

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Geology), Para 3
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: Fossil Bones from Ava.
Person: CRAWFURD, Mr.   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Meteorology), Para 5
Category: Meteorology   Health   Climate   
Topic: Utility of Storms. [Abatement of epidemic diseases after storms]
Person: HUXHAM, Dr.   CAESAR, Augustus   SENECA   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Optics), Para 6
Category: Astronomy   Physics   Light   
Topic: Rapidity of Light. [c=170,000 miles per second]
Person: HERSCHEL   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-Animated Nature. (Vegetable Chemistry), Para 1
Category: Botany   Toxicology   
Topic: Experiments on Poisoning Plants. [Poisons of vegetable origin (opium, hemlock, digitalis, oxalic acid) found fatal to other plants]
Person: MARCET, M. (of Geneva)   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Non-animated Nature. (Mineralogy), Para 2
Category: Chemistry   Mineralogy   
Topic: Aiken`s Mineralogy
Person: AIKEN   
Source: Manual of Mineralogy   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Gardening), Para 2
Category: Horticulture   
Topic: Proximity of Fruit Trees. [If a green apple is affected by the pollen of a yellow apple, the former will become yellow]

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 636-637, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Useful Arts. (Agriculture), Para 1
Category: Agriculture   
Topic: Burnet and Yarrow. [Poterium Sanguisorba and Achillea millefolium may be seeded on pasture with poor, chalky soils]
Person: SINCLAIR, Mr.   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 637
Heading: Medico-Botanical Society of London
Category: Medicine   Botany   
Topic: Remarks on the doubtful identity of Bonplandia trifoliata, of Willdenow, and Humboldt and Bonpland, and the Angostura, or Carony bark tree
Person: HANCOCK, Dr. John   HUMBOLDT   WILLDENOW, Prof. (of Berlin)   TEREAS, Don Jose   CANDOLLE, Prof. de   
Institution: Medico-Botanical Society   
Paper, 11/7/28
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Reviews

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 624-626
Heading: Beauclerk`s Journey to Marocco
Category: Geography   Morocco   
Title: Journey to Marocco
Author: BEAUCLERK, Capt. G.   
Attribution: Companion of Mr. Murray and Dr. Brown, on an expedition from the Governor General of Gibraltar to provide medical assistance to the Sultan of Marocco

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 626
Heading: Irish Nation and Language
Category: Philology   
Title: Anderson`s Sketches of the Native Irish

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 628-629
Heading: Journal of a Voyage to Peru
Category: Geography   Peru   
Title: Journal of a Voyage to Peru: a Passage across the Cordillera of the Andes in the Winter of 1827, performed on Foot in the Snow; and a Journey across the Pampas
Author: BRAND, Lieutenant Charles   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 635
Heading: Popular Physiology
Category: Medicine   Physiology   
Title: An Essay on the Formation of Man, adapted for the Perusal of Youth
Author: DEWHURST, Henry William   
Attribution: Surgeon

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 635
Heading: Popular Physiology
Category: Medicine   Physiology   
Title: Medical Dissertations
Author: SIGMOND, George   

Issue: 040, 30/07/28 p. 635
Heading: Popular Physiology
Category: Medicine   Physiology   
Title: The Elements of Physiology. Fourth Edition
Author: BLUMENBACH, J. F.   
Latin Translator: ELLIOTSON, J.

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