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Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 281
Heading: Habits
Category: Medicine   Morbid Processes   Health   Psychology   Ethics   Addiction And Temperance   
Topic: [Humorous essay denigrating a list of habits: swearing, alcohol, tea-drinking, smoking, taking snuff, and chewing tobacco. A cynical exception is made for coffee and sugar because they bring in taxes]
Essay Signed: "J."

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282-283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. Sitting of the 12th April
Category: Botany   Trees   Chemistry   Icthyology   Animal Physiology   Entomology   Textiles   Steam Power   
Topic: [1. Milk-tree found at Demerara. 2. Germination of the Nepenthe. 3. Properties of a Sal Gemma. 4. Influence of Water on the Respiration of Fishes. 5. The Bombyx of the ancients. 6. Annual volume of the Board of Longitude. 7. The difference of opinion between St. Hilaire and Cuvier on "the theory of analogy"]
Person: DELESSERT   SMITH (of Edinburgh)   HUMBOLDT   ARNOT, M.   WALLICH, Dr. Nathaniel   ARAGO, M.   DUMAS, M.   BOUE, M.   FLEURENS, M.   LATREILLE   SAINTE HILAIRE, Geoffroy   CUVIER   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   East India Company   Botanical Gardens, Calcutta   Board of Longitude   
Letter[s], 12/04/1830
Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282
Heading: Royal Society
Category: Chemistry   Mineralogy   
Topic: [...]a chemical analysis of the mineral waters of this island, from which it appears, that they all contain iodine and the newly-discovered chemical substance called brome. [A second item in the report claims that of the three gentlemen balloted, one was "black-balled" because of a private quarrel]
Institution: Royal Society   
Paper, 06/05/1830
Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282
Heading: State of the Blood in Fever. Royal College of Physicians. Monday, May 3
Category: Medicine   Infectious Diseases   Yellow Fever   
Topic: [...]the State and Changes of the Blood in Fever, more particularly the Yellow Fever of the West Indian Islands
Person: ROBERTS, Dr.   STEVENS, Dr.   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   
Paper
Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 282
Heading: The Swallow`s Winter-Quarters. To the Editor of the Athenaeum. London, May 4, 1830
Category: Ornithology   Animal Habits, Personality   Migration   
Topic: [Letter on item headed "Swallows" in Athenaeum, issue 130, p. 254. Observations of the correspondent`s "foreign friend at Berlin" who is persuaded "that the swallow lies in a dormant state under water during the winter"]
Letter, 04/05/1830 Signed: "A."

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 283, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Munich, April, 1830, Para 2
Category: Social Sciences   Statistics   Education   Political Economy   Physics   Law   Christian Religion   
Topic: [One hundred and seventy lectures scheduled for the forthcoming summer session. The information given shows what subjects are emphasized ]
Institution: University of Munich   
Signed: "T. T."

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 283
Heading: Paris Academy of Sciences. [...]sitting of April 19
Category: Public Health   Safety   Ships   Inventions   Chemistry   Geography   West And North Central Africa   
Topic: [1. Blumenbach elected foreign associate. 2. Aldini presented Mr. Watson`s plan for the prevention of the foundering of ships at sea. 3. Arago presented a tube filled with crystals of palladium. 4. Coquebert-Montbret defended the claims of Caillie, the traveller to Timbuctoo, the "Quarterly Review" having suggested that Caillie might not have "penetrated so far as he pretends to have done". 5. De Pongerville elected]
Person: BLUMENBACH   YOUNG   ALDINI   WATSON   HUMBOLDT   CAILLIE, M.   COQUEBERT-MONTBRET, M.   PONGERVILLE, M. de   TOLLENDAL, Marquis de Lally   
Source: Quarterly Review   Athenaeum   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
Demonstrations/discussion, 19/04/1830
Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 285, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Category: Engineering   Bridges   
Topic: [Suspension bridge to be constructed at Warsaw]

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 285, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Heading: Omnibuses, Para 18
Category: Geography   Transport   
Topic: [Omnibuses are now widespread, from Spain to St. Petersburg]

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 285, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Heading: Otaheitan Constitution, Etc, Para 17
Category: Geography   Public Administration   Polynesia   Tahiti   
Topic: [Administrative divisions of Otaheite]

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 285, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Heading: Solar Tides, Para 15
Category: Astronomy   The Earth   Tides   Geography   Polynesia   
Topic: [Kotzebue claims that the tides in the bight of Matarai (Otaheite) do not obey the moon but the sun]
Person: KOTZEBUE   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 285
Heading: Paris Chit-Chat, Para 5
Category: Social Sciences   Statistics   
Topic: The sixth monthly meeting of the Societe de Statistique Universelle has just taken place
Person: MOREAU, M. Cesar   
Institution: Societe de Statistique   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 286, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Heading: Dutch Universities, Para 19
Category: Education   Netherlands   
Topic: [The Dutch government is reputedly about to suppress the universities of Utrecht and Louvain]
Institution: University of Utrecht   University of Louvain   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 286, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Heading: Prussian Population, Para 26
Category: Geography   Demography   Statistics   Germany   Prussia   
Topic: [Statistics on population in Prussia]

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 286, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Heading: The Native Potato, Para 20
Category: Geography   South America   Agriculture   Botany   
Topic: [Extract of a letter sent to Humboldt on the discovery of a plant like the potato on the upper slopes of the volcano of Orizaba]
Person: SCHIEDE   DEPPE   HUMBOLDT   
Letter
Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 286, Section: Paris Chit-Chat
Heading: The Netherlands, Para 25
Category: Geography   Demography   Statistics   
Topic: [Statistics on population in the Netherlands, 1829]

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   

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Reviews

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 276-278
Heading: Lardner`s Cabinet Cyclopaedia
Category: Encyclopaedias   Physics   Mechanics   Popularization Of Science   Philosophy Of Science   History Of Science   Philosophy   Natural Philosophy   Manufactures   Labour   Inventions   Creativity   
Title: A Treatise on Mechanics
Author: KATER, Capt. Henry   LARDNER, Rev. Dionysius   
Attribution: R. S.; LL. D.; F. R. S.

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 278-280
Category: Geography   Turkey   Public Health   Baths   Hydrotherapy   Social Anthropology   Women   
Title: Narrative of a Tour through some parts of the Turkish Empire
Author: FULLER, John   

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 280
Category: Games   Mathematics   
Title: The Noble Game of Billiards, wherein are exhibited Extraordinary and surprising Strokes, which have excited the admiration of most of the Sovereigns of Europe
Author: MINGAUD, M.   
Attribution: Formerly Capitaine d`Infanterie in the service of France
French Translator: THURSTON, John

Issue: 132, 08/05/30 p. 284
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   Art   
Title: Pompeiana; or, Observations on the Topography, Edifices, and Ornaments of Pompeii. New Series, Part I
Author: GELL, Sir W.   

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