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Issue: 031, 28/05/28 p. 489, Section: Popular Science
Heading: Animal Mechanics. (Anthropology), Para 7
Category: Medicine   Sense Organs   Congenital Abnormalities   Disability   
Topic: Deaf and Dumb Families. [Is deafness hereditary?]
Person: WATSON   
Institution: Committee for the Asylum in the Kent Road   

Issue: 121, 20/02/30 p. 111
Heading: Mr. Watson`s Plan for preventing Ships from foundering at Sea, Etc.
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Science   
Topic: [The Athenaeum applauds Faraday`s announcement that Watson will demonstrate his safety scheme at the Royal Institution at last. He has been demonstrating it to friends, at home, for some time]
Person: WATSON   FARADAY   
Institution: Royal Institution   

Issue: 123, 06/03/30 p. 138
Heading: Royal Institution. Foundering of Ships Prevented
Category: Inventions   Public Health   Safety   Accidents   Engineering   Physics   Microscopy   Mechanical Measuring Instruments   Manufactures   Labour   
Topic: [Two-column account of Watson`s lecture, explaining his scheme to prevent damaged ships sinking. Other paragraphs mention that, at the same meeting Dr. Wollaston`s Doublet microscope was on show, a mountain barometer, and specimens of cheap cutlery produced by division of labour]
Person: WATSON   POCOCK   WOLLASTON   
Institution: Royal Institution   London Institution   United States American Government   
Lecture, Feb., 1830
Issue: 126, 27/03/30 p. 186-187
Heading: Photometry. Conversazione at the Royal Institution
Category: Physics   Light   Heat   Geography   Alps   History Of Science   
Topic: [Ritchie`s lecture on] the comparison of the relative intensity of light
Person: RITCHIE   RUMFORD, Count   GAUTHIER   LANDER   WATSON   LESLIE   DRUMMOND   
Source: Watson: Chemical Essays   Encyclopaedia Britannica   
Institution: Royal Institution   Royal Society   
Lecture, 19/03/1830
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: 136, 05/06/30 p. 347
Heading: Royal Society. Thursday, May 27
Category: Medicine   Urogenital System   Professional Ethics   Science   
Topic: [Refers to the argument which was only alluded to in the last Royal Society report (Issue 134, May 20, 1830): a "stormy sitting" had been expected because of "the charges which had been made against the management of the society, by some of the members in-doors, and by Mr. Babbage..." Then business carried on. Dr. Roget read "the communication from Mr. Costello on Lithotrity"]
Person: BABBAGE   ROGET, Dr.   COSTELLO   SABINE, Capt.   NORTHAMPTON, Marquis of   WYATVILLE, Sir Jeffrey   PUSEY, P.   WOOD, J. (of the Trinity House)   WATSON   
Institution: Royal Society   
Report, 27/05/1830
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

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