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Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 597-598
Heading: Quip Modest on a Late Retort Courteous. Being the Substance of a Dialogue Supplementary to Mrs. Marcet`s "Conversations on Political Economy"
Category: Political Economy   Science   Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   
Topic: ["Platonic" dialogue involving participants: the fictitious "Mrs. B." of Mrs. Marcet`s book to popularize the subject of political economy; Miss Caroline the adopted "niece" of Jonathan Johnson; Jonathan Johnson and Ephraim Mullens, the main adversaries in the controversy over Mullens` Athenaeum article "On Oikology". It starts with a scarcely veiled, vitriolic attack upon Mullens, (Johnson has trodden, in the scenario, "upon a fat aristocratic spaniel, who is made to feel the horrors of all sudden revolutionary transitional social movements".) It ends with a fiercely eloquent defence of the science of political economy.]
Person: MARCET, Mrs.   JOHNSON, Jonathan   CAROLINE   MULLENS, Ephraim   BULWER, Mr.   RICARDO   THOMPSON, Peronnet   HUSKISSON   BURKE, Edmund   
Source: London Magazine   Mrs. Marcet: Conversations on Political Economy   
Dramatic Dialogue
Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 602
Heading: German Superstitions. Popular Superstitions of Catholic Germany
Category: Anthropology   Folklore   Ornithology   
Topic: [Extracts from Busching`s "Folksagen" concerning, for example, the random placement of a huge rock by a giant and connecting the shape of the Crossbill`s beak with an apocryphal crucifixion legend. The Athenaeum suggests these "popular traditions" were still current in 1820]
Person: BUSCHING   
Source: Busching: Folksagen, Leipsig edition, 1820   

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 603, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Arabic Translations of Malte-Brun, Para 14
Category: Geography   Maps   
Topic: [The Geography of Malte-Brun has been translated into Arabic by Egyptians in Paris. They are now ordered to translate it into Turkish]
Person: MALTE-BRUN   BRUE   

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 603, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Curious Watch, Para 12
Category: Inventions   Manufactures   Horology   
Topic: [Rebille has shown the French Academy of Sciences, a watch made of rock crystal, rubies and sapphires instead of metals]
Person: REBILLE, A. M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 603, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Earthquake, Para 9
Category: Meteorology   Earthquakes   
Topic: [Report of an earthquake in the Haut Rhin district of France, August 1829]
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 07/09/1829
Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 603, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Election of Corresponding Associate of Academie des Sciences, Para 11
Category: Medicine   Medical Profession   
Topic: [M. Meckel, a German? -- because of the punctuation the meaning is unclear -- is to fill the vacancy for a corresponding member of the French Royal Academy of Sciences, in the section Medicine and Surgery. Other candidates are named]
Person: MECKEL   FODERE (of Strasbourg)   BRETONNEAU (of Tours)   ABERCROMBIE (of Edinburgh)   LALLEMOND (of Montpellier)   BARBIER (of Amiens)   BRACHET (of Lyons)   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 31/08/1829
Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 603, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Silver Mine in Spain, Para 8
Category: Engineering   Mining   Silver   
Topic: [A silver mine has recently been found at Ogarzun, which goes back to the Romans. A "company of capitalists" connected with Mexico have subscribed nine thousand pounds with which they hope to work the mine]
Person: HANNIBAL   

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]

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Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 593-594
Heading: The Course of the Niger
Category: Geography   West Africa   Rivers   
Title: A Letter to the Publisher of the Quarterly Review, and of A Dissertation on the Course and Probable Termination of the Niger
Author: DONKIN, Sir Rufane   
Attribution: "By the Author of that Dissertation"

Issue: 100, 23/09/29 p. 596
Heading: Australia
Category: Geography   Australia   
Title: The Picture of Australia; exhibiting New Holland, Van Diemen`s Land, and all the Settlements, from the First at Sydney to the Last at the Swan River. [Second notice] (Continued from p. 578)
Author: ANON   

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