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Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 140, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Gastrology), Para 2
Category: Food   Social Anthropology   Astrology   
Topic: Insect-Eaters in France. [The penchant of the astrologer, De La Land, for eating caterpillars, and spiders]
Person: D`ISJONVAL, M. Quatremaire   D`ISJONVAL, Madame   DE LA LAND, M.   
Source: Brez: La Flore des Insectophiles   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 140, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animated Nature. (Animal Mechanics), Para 1
Category: Palaeontology   
Topic: The Stone Lily. [The remains of an extinct animal, called the "eucrinite", in limestone]
Source: Conversations on Geology   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 401
Heading: George the Fourth
Category: Literature   Art   Architecture   Museums   
Topic: [Short obituary column on George the Fourth, mentioning the King`s patronage of art and literature]
Person: GEORGE THE FOURTH, King of England   CHARLES THE FIRST, King of England   LAWRENCE (Painter)   WILKIE   CHANTREY   WESTMACOTT   
Institution: National Gallery   Society of Literature   British Museum   Royal Academy, Britain   
Obituary
Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 409
Heading: Ferrara
Category: Geography   Italy   
Topic: [Two-column report on a journey to Ferrara. The piece describes its ruins and around them the stinking swamps and ponds where flax has been soaked and bleached]
Person: ANGELO, Michael   ARIOSTO   FIDO, Pastor   TASSO   GUARINI   BYRON, Lord   HOPPNER   PETRARCH   
Signed: D. C.

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 410-411
Heading: Javanese Recollections. [Extracts from a Diary]
Category: Geography   Philippines   Social Anthropology   
Topic: A Freeman; his Symbol. Swiftness of Travelling. A Native Prince. The insular Police. Dancing Girls
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 410
Heading: Northern Asia. [Further extracts from the Correspondence of Dr. Erman]. English Missionaries
Category: Geography   Russian Empire   Siberia   Philology   Mongolian Languages   Education   Zoology   Beavers   Meteorology   Climate   Mining   Gold Mining   
Topic: English Missionaries. Rein-Deer Riding. Severity of Climate. Gold Mines of Beresow
Person: ERMAN, Dr.   GUILLS, Robert   STANYBRASS, Messrs.   KOWALEWSKY   POPOW   
Source: Correspondence of Dr. Erman   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 411
Heading: Oriental Translation Fund. June 14, 1830
Category: Philology   Oriental Languages   
Topic: [The Report is published. It mentions how a copy of Professor Lee`s Translation of "Ibn Batuta`s Travels" has been personally presented by Colonel Fitz-Clarence to the Pope]
Person: DAVIS   LEE, Prof.   OUSELEY, Sir William   PRICE, Major David   FITZ-CLARENCE, Colonel   MAI, Angelo   
Source: Ibn Batuta`s Travels   Newmann: A translation of the Armenian History of Vartan   Rosen: An Arabic System of Algebra   
Institution: Oriental Translation Fund   
Report, 14/06/1830
Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 411
Heading: University of London
Category: Education   Statistics   
Topic: [A school connected with the university will open in Gower Street in November. It will teach Latin, Greek, French, Arithmetic, and Writing, Geography and Drawing if desired]
Institution: University of London   University of London School   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 413
Category: Science   Popularization Of Science   
Topic: [..]several papers and essays were presented and read [...] but none of any particular public interest. [The only information given in the paragraph is that the Professor of Geometry at Montpelier was named as a corresponding member of the Academy at a subsequent meeting]
Person: GERGOGUE. M. (Professor of Geometry at Montpelier)   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   
, 14/06/1830
Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 413
Heading: Ritta-Christina, Para 5
Category: Medicine   Disability   Congenital Abnormalities   
Topic: [...] we have seen a beautiful model, or rather cast, of this wonderful lusus naturae, which [...] will be [...] presented to [...] the Museum of St. Thomas`s Hospital. [It would have been exhibited publicly except for the death of the King]
Person: RITTA-CHRISTINA   GEORGE THE FOURTH, King of England   HORACE   
Institution: Royal College of Physicians   Museum of St. Thomas`s Hospital   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Category: Periodicals   Communication   France   Popularization Of Science   Cookery   Food   
Topic: [The press of France is represented as poor in critical coverage of books but quick to show trends in "popular taste". Popular taste in France just now "is almost engrossed...by,,,divine flights of pious poetry" along with a "Gastronomic Journal" published every three days]
Person: DE LA MARTINE   ALLETZ, Edouard   
Source: Alletz: La Nouvelle Messiade   Gastronomic Journal   
Ed`s Mark: RICE

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Extraordinary Cavern, Para 17
Category: Exploration   Geography   Australia   Caves   
Topic: [Exploration of the Shoal Haven Gully by William Shelly of Parramatta. It is supposed to be 1700 feet deep and gets warmer as one goes deeper]
Person: SHELLY, William   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Moscow, Para 15
Category: Statistics   Demography   Russian Empire   
Topic: [Births and deaths in Moscow in 1829]

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Obelisks of Thebes, Para 14
Category: Historical Sciences   Archaeology   
Topic: [Baron Taylor has gone to Egypt on behalf of the French, to try and obtain the two obelisks at Thebes, one of which is claimed by the British consul]
Person: TAYLOR, Baron   EGYPT, Pasha of   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Preservation of Wine, Para 11
Category: Food   Wine-making   Physics   Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [...]M. Collardeau contrived a machine which he presented to the Academie des Sciences, for trying the strength of bottles by an arrangement similar to Bramah`s hydraulic press..
Person: COLLARDEAU, M.   
Institution: Academie des Sciences   

Issue: 140, 03/07/30 p. 414
Heading: Substitute for Fire, Para 12
Category: Physics   Heat   Engineering   Inventions   
Topic: [A new machine which produces heat]

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