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Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 680-681
Heading: The Scotch Student. To the Editor of "The Athenaeum"
Category: Education   Health   Medicine   Law   Poverty   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [A letter of objection to an irreverent personal account of life at Edinburgh University in Athenaeum issue 103, p. 647-648. It says the account will prove misleading. It is "partial, incorrect, and unphilosophical". The letter defends the Scottish educational system which has proved a model for the "London University"]
Person: SIMPSON   HUTTON   FERGUSON   JOHNSON   
Institution: University of Edinburgh   University of London   King`s College, London   University of Cambridge   University of Oxford   
Letter Signed: "S."

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 680
Heading: The Scotch Schoolmaster: A Dramatic Sketch
Category: Education   Poverty   Social Anthropology   
Topic: [A sketch in Scottish dialect on the progress of a "morning school" taking place in a rural ditch.. The characters are a "master" and his ragged pupils, who are depicted humorously mispronouncing names from classical history and misinterpreting it]
Person: LYONS, David   
Dramatic Dialogue
Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 682, Section: Miscellanies
Heading: Two Bodies in One, Para 4
Category: Medicine   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   
Topic: [St. Hilaire has just notified the Paris Academy of Sciences of the case of a native American with two bodies in one, now on his way from Boston to France. St Hilaire is the same academician who announced the imminent arrival of Ritta Christina in Paris]
Person: SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   RITTA-CHRISTINA   NILES, Dr.   WARREN, Dr.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 19/10/1829
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]
Person: PERRAULT   LOUIS XIV   
Source: Stuart`s Athens   Historical Introduction to the Avalonian Guide   

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 683
Heading: Lunatics in England
Category: Statistics   Insanity   Disability   Medicine   Social Welfare   
Topic: [Halliday`s statistics, sent to Seymour, upon the apparent rise of insanity, including mental handicap, in England and Wales in1829. Figures for Scotland (1821). Comparative statistics on: military and civil subjects, agricultural and non-agricultural counties, and maritime and inland counties. Figures on subjects "in confinement" or "at large" or "taken care of by their friends". Plea for less public apathy]
Person: HALLIDAY, Sir Andrew   SEYMOUR, Lord Robert   
Letter
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Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 675-676
Heading: Insect Architecture
Category: Education   Communication   Entomology   Bees   
Title: The Family Library, No. VII.: History of Insects. Volume I

Issue: 105, 28/10/29 p. 675-676
Heading: Insect Architecture
Category: Education   Communication   Entomology   Bees   
Title: The Library of Entertaining Knowledge: Vol. 3--Part 1. Insect Architecture
Institution: Society of Entertaining Knowledge   

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