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Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 297-298
Heading: Geodesical Survey of Ireland. Royal Institution. Conversazione, April 7
Category: Geography   Geodesy   British Isles   Astronomy   The Earth   Philosophy Of Science   
Topic: [Extension of the geodesical survey of Britain to include Ireland, which has been done on a larger scale than the survey of England. Improvement of methods, including the use of a geometrical "base line", to ensure greater accuracy. The physical difficulty of seeing distant points is converted, in this account, into a metaphor for the advancement of scientific knowledge.]
Person: FARADAY   COLBY, Col.   TROUGHTON   SIMS   
Institution: Government Office of Ordnance   East India Company   
Lecture, 07/04/1830
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 298
Heading: National Repository, King`s Mews
Category: Industry   Inventions   Manufactures   Domestic Economy   Astronomy   Geography   Maps   
Topic: [The Athenaeum correspondent singles out exhibits from the National Repository: the "Cosmosphere" of Dr. Muller, the "Folding Terrestrial Globe" of Mr. Pocock of Bristol, the solid globe of Mr. Addison of the Strand, and the flannel fabric of Mr. Smith of Mossley, near Manchester]
Person: MULLER   POCOCK   ADDISON   SMITH (of Manchester)   
Institution: National Repository   
Exhibition
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 298
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, May 13
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   
Topic: [Description of a] Mummy found in Peru
Person: CARTER, Dr. (R.N.)   SABINE, Capt.   
Paper, 13/05/1830
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 298
Heading: Society of Antiquaries
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   
Topic: [Roman antiquities discovered on the Newmarket race-course]
Person: GURNEY, Hudson   ELLIS   
Letter, 13/15/1830
Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Category: Domestic Economy   Public Health   
Topic: [Laurel oil keeps flies off meat]

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Category: Inventions   Communication   Telegraphy   
Topic: [A new telegraph is to be used in the French expedition against Algiers]

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Heading: Antiquities, Para 9
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   
Topic: ["Eight or ten" tumuli have been opened in Etruria]

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Heading: Fossil Remains, Para 6
Category: Palaeontology   Fossil Ungulates   
Topic: [A large quantity of fossil bones found in Palermo]

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Heading: Improvement in Lithography, Para 10
Category: Inventions   Communication   Printing   
Topic: [Senefelder is at Stuttgart, perfecting single-plate printing]
Person: SENEFELDER   

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Heading: Saltatory Sect, Para 11
Category: Social Anthropology   Religion   Scandinavia   
Topic: [Religious sect of naked dancers called the Lazari seen by Chief Justice Sylvander during his tour of "the northern provinces"]
Person: SYLVANDER, Chief Justice   

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 302
Heading: Vesuvius, Para 1
Category: Geology   Volcanoes   
Topic: [Two new openings in the crater of Vesuvius]
Source: The Neapolitan journals   

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Reviews

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 294-295
Category: Geography   India   Natural History   Zoology   
Title: The Picture of India: Geographical, Historical and Descriptive
Author: ANON   
Institution: Asiatic Society   

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 296
Category: Domestic Economy   Social History   
Title: The Servant`s Guide, and Family Manual
Author: ANON   

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 296
Category: Education   Philology   
Title: A Comparative Grammar of the English, French, and Italian Languages, Etc.
Author: EATON, Mrs.   

Issue: 133, 15/05/30 p. 296
Category: Geography   Maps   
Title: The Family Cabinet Atlas. Part I
Author: STARLING, Mr.   

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