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Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 533-534
Heading: History of Panaceas and Nostrums. (Continued from page 521). Quicksilver and Tar-water
Category: Medicine   History Of Medicine   Health   Illegal Practice Of Medicine   
Topic: [Dr. Turner`s denunciation of the use of quicksilver, offset by accounts from its advocates. Bishop Berkeley`s recommendation of tar-water, at which the Athenaeum expresses wonderment]
Person: TURNER, Dr.   DOVER, Dr.   BRINDLEY   BERKELEY, Bishop   PRIOR   REEVE   POMPEY THE LITTLE   HALES, Stephen   
Source: Dover: Legacy   Monthly Magazine   Reeve: Cure for the Epidemical Madness of drinking Tar-water   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 536
Heading: Panorama of Constantinople
Category: Geography   Turkey   
Topic: [Description of Burford`s painting of Constantinople, with reference to its history and current experience of Russian invasion]
Person: BURFORD   MARTIN   TURNER (Painter)   FRANKLAND, Capt.   CZAR OF RUSSIA   

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: 096, 26/08/29 p. 538-539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Hiccoughs in Animals produced at Pleasure, Para 4
Category: Zoology   Experimental Zoology   Animal Physiology   
Topic: [A French schoolmaster has had a letter read at the Academy of Sciences. Twenty-two out of twenty-three dogs which have been kept without food for ten hours and then had cold water poured on their stomachs, get hiccoughs. The same is true for calves and bulls]
Person: DANIEL, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter, 3/8/1829
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: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Artificial Imitation of Plants, Para 11
Category: Botany   Art   
Topic: [Collection of artificial plants, made by an officer on the Isle of France, presented to the French Academy of Sciences]
Person: MOLARD, Baron Humbert de   D`ARGENTELLE, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Comparison of the Principal European Chains of Mountains, Para 7
Category: Geography   Mountains   Geodesy   
Topic: [Comparison of the Alps, the Pyrenees, and the mountains of Scandinavia: latitude, height, geology, the respective heights at which trees and crops will grow ]
Person: SHOUW, Dr. [of Copenhagen]   
Source: Shouw: Specimen Geographiae Physicae Comparativae   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Influence of Poverty on Mortality, Para 10
Category: Health   Poverty   
Topic: [Effect of poverty on old people]
Person: CHATEAUNEUF, M. Benoiston de   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Pigeon Living Without Brain, Para 5
Category: Zoology   Ornithology   Experimental Zoology   
Topic: [A doctor of medicine has observed the case of a pigeon, which, though it lacked brains and some spinal marrow, nevertheless lived for several days]
Person: DESPORTES, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Letter, 3/8/1829
Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Recent Discoveries of Fossil Remains, Para 6
Category: Palaeontology   Palaeozoology   Fossil Ungulates   
Topic: [Cuvier claims that where fossil bones are found, there are usually six or seven animals collected in the same place. A recent find in Kent`s Hole near Torquay bears this out, as did an earlier discovery in the tertiary formation near Canterbury of the parts of six animals on a bed of wood and nuts. These were believed to have been browsing together in a wood when "subject to the great convulsion" ]
Person: CUVIER   ENERY, Rev. J. M.   WALKER, (Mineralogist)   
Institution: Museum of Natural History, Taunton   Museum of Hull   The Western Exchange   

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 539, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Sulphate of Quinine in Hydrophobia Cases, Para 9
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Hydrophobia   
Topic: [Vanner, in France, suggests that sulphate of quinine is the only specific in cases of intermittent, malignant fevers and should also be given a trial in cases of hydrophobia]
Person: VANNER, M. [of Thomery, France]   

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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

Issue: 096, 26/08/29 p. 532
Heading: Simplicity of Health
Category: Medicine   Health   Nutrition   Ergonomics   Women   
Title: Simplicity of Health exemplified. Second edition, considerably enlarged
Author: HORTATOR   

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