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Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 143, Section: Varieties
Heading: Grain Magazine of the Tanager, Para 4
Category: Ornithology   
Topic: [The summer red-bird of Mississipi makes a store of maize for the winter]

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 143, Section: Varieties
Heading: New Discoveries, Para 7
Category: Periodicals   Mineralogy   
Topic: [There is so much anxiety to be first to discover a new substance that claims are often made before a substance has been examined. The Athenaeum is sceptical of Deuchar`s claim that he has found a new mineral]
Person: DEUCHAR, J.   
Source: Ann. Phil. ii. 236   

Issue: 071, 04/03/29 p. 143, Section: Varieties
Heading: Newton, Para 6
Category: Biography   Literature   Philosophy   Science   
Topic: There is in the records of Newton a sentence in the spirit of Shakspeare
Person: NEWTON, Sir Isaac   SHAKESPEARE   

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 457-458
Heading: Bologna
Category: Geography   Travel   Architecture   Social Anthropology   Italy   
Topic: [Impressions of Bologna: its buildings, comparative cleanliness, social customs, historical sights]

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 458-459, Section: Foreign Correspondence
Heading: Acerbi`s Tour in Egypt, 1829-1830. On the Rosetta branch of the Nile, below Tervane, 2nd April, 1830
Category: Geography   Travel   Egypt   Agriculture   Engineering   Canals   Communication   Archaeology   
Topic: [The Consul-General to the Emperor of Austria at Alexandria describes his tour, in the first half of a letter forwarded to the Athenaeum by Smith. It concentrates on water: the disrepair of the ancient canal and irrigation system of the Fayum; the waters of Lake Meris; the route to Suez]
Institution: East India Company   
Letter Signed: ACERBI; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 459-460
Heading: Mr. Buckingham`s Proposed Voyage round the Globe
Category: Geography   Exploration   Trade   Manufactures   Agriculture   Steam Power   Ships   Safety   
Topic: [Public meeting at the Royal Institution to attract support for Buckingham`s plan to make a voyage round the world to discover new markets for British goods. As well as increasing knowledge of geography, the voyage would "lay the foundations for a future commercial intercourse with the coasts and islands discovered" by leaving specimens of British manufactures in these places]
Person: SUSSEX, Duke of   WATSON   SOMERSET, Duke of   GOWER, Lord Leveson   PENDARVIS   DURHAM, Lord   WADE, Rev. Dr.   SMITH, Sir Sidney   JOHNSTON, Sir Alexander   PONSONBY, G.   SINCLAIR, Sir John   HUSKISSON   
Institution: Royal Institution   
Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 459
Heading: Naples. 29th June, 1830
Category: Geography   Italy   Geology   Earthquakes   Volcanoes   
Topic: [First-hand account, signed "H." and marked "Smith", of an earthquake near Naples]
, 29/06/1830 Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 460
Heading: Velocity of Bodies. To the Editor of the Athenaeum
Category: Ornithology   Animal Physiology   Flight   Physics   Mechanics   Fluid Mechanics   Aeromechanics   Steam Power   
Topic: [Letter responding to a short item in Athenaeum, Issue 142, p. 446, on the estimated speeds of different birds in the air. The letter says the paragraph in question makes a common mistake. It does not take into account the movements of the wind. It is the same mistake as overestimating the speed at which a steam boat travels by discounting the speed of the wind]
Letter Signed: "H."; Ed`s Mark: PARKE

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: A Literary Radical, Para 13
Category: Philosophy   Natural Philosophy   Natural History   Physics   Astronomy   
Topic: [The Athenaeum has seen the prospectus of a book by Sieber. It "will embrace medicine, physics, poetry, philosophy, and politics" and will surely be "among the aberrations of literary radicalism or radical hallucination"]
Person: SIEBER, Francis William   NEWTON, Sir Isaac   ARISTOTLE   BACON, Lord   LOCKE   
Source: Sieber: Systeme de la Nature Physique et Spirituelle   
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: Cement of Algiers, Para 10
Category: Architecture   Archaeology   Building Materials   Engineering   Materials Testing   
Topic: [Cement in Algiers is made of charcoal, lime, sand and a little oil, and baked for three days until it is very hard. The method is believed to have come from the Romans. The composition of Algiers glue is also given]
Ed`s Mark: SMITH

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: Cobalt Blue, Para 15
Category: Chemistry   Art   Materials   
Topic: [How to prevent the pigment from depositing granules on the paper, by dissolving the colour in water]

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: General Cemetery Company, Para 9
Category: Public Health   Burial   Social Anthropology   Trade   Town Planning   Architecture   
Topic: [New plans for dealing with the dead in the city]
Institution: General Cemetery Company   

Issue: 143, 24/07/30 p. 462
Heading: The French at Algiers, Para 12
Category: Geography   North Africa   Earthquakes   
Topic: [Description extracted from a "Private Correspondence". An anonymous soldier writes from a French military camp at Algiers, describing the flora and produce, and the beams across the streets to protect against earthquakes]

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