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SUPERINTENDENT OF THE ROYAL VICTORIA GALLERY OF

PRACTICAL SCIENCE, MANCHESTER;

FORMERLY LECTURER ON EXPERIMENTAL PHILOSOPHY AT THE HONOURABLE EAST

INDIA COMPANY'S MILITARY ACADEMY, ADDISCOMBE, ETC. ETC.;

ASSISTED BY GENTLEMEN EMINENT IN THESE

DEPARTMENTS OF PHILOSOPHY.

VOL. X.

LONDON:
PUBLISHED BY SHERWOOD, GILBERT, AND PIPER,

PATERNOSTER ROW.

Sold by J. Lee, Bookseller and Stationer, 440, West Strand, (near

the Lowther Arcade); Mr. Souter, Bookseller, &c., 131, Fleet-
Street; Messrs. Hodges and Smith, and Fannin & Co., Dublin ;
Maclachlan and Stewart, and Carfrae and Son, Edinburgh ; Mr.
Robertson, Glasgow; Mr. Smith, Aberdeen ; Mr. Dobson, 108,
Chesnut-street, Philadelphia ; and Wiley and Putman, New York.

MDCCCXLII.

P. GRANT, PRINTER, CHRONICLE OFTICE, MANCHESTER.

PAGE
British Belemnites .......

........ 132
Bromeis, Dr. C., on the formation of Cyanuret of Potassium.. 209

on the compounds of Iron and Carbon .... 210

C.

210

129

468

Calomel, Preparation of .........

........... 146
Carbon and Iron, the compounds of.......
Caryophylin, Composition of ....

465
Cast Iron, a New Method of Analyzing ...,

465
Catalytic Action ......
Chloride of Zinc, Preparation of........

256
Clegg, Mr., on the Dry Gas Meter........
Clouds, Stratification of ...........

214
Coal Gas, Manufacture and Purification of ..

209
Coal Naptha, a New Product from ......

210
Combustion of Coal, &c. .....

133
Concretes and Cements.....

........

466
Constant Voltaic Battery ........

............ 534 538 540
Consumption, Supposed Cause of the Developement of...... 102
Crane, on Anthracite Iron ........

326
Copely Medal, the Award of .........
Croft, H., Esq., on Kakodylic Acid
Crystalline Reflection of Light .......

458
Cuthbertson, Mr. John, on Electric Batteries..
Cyanide of Potassium, Properties of .................... 245

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149
.... 210

322

D.

Daguerreotype by Galvanic Light ...................... 354

- a New Theory of............. ............ 53
Dalton, Dr. John, on Phosphates, Arseniates, Analysis of
Sugar, &c.a.....

....... 197
Daubeny, Dr., on Organic Matter in the Surface of Soils. .197 200
Davis, John, Esq., on the Purification of Coal Gas.......... 209
Davison, Mr., his Electro-Magnetic Engine .............. 334
De la Rive, M., on the Properties of Electric Currents..41 91 173
De Luc, his Electric Column ..................1 81 223 301
Dichroism of Palladio-Chlorides, &c. .................... 222

...... 491

PAGE.
Donovan, Mr., on the Electric Column ....... ........ 365
Dumas, M., on the Chemical Statics of Organised Beings. . 285 359

E.
Earthquakes in Great Britain .......................... 98

- Electric Storms, &c. ......... ........... 57
Egerton, Lord Francis, M.P., his Address on taking the Chair

as President of the British Association, at Manchester. 115
Electric Battery, on Measuring the Force of the............ 309

- Improvements in the .................. 322
Electric Matter, Opinions and Conjectures on the .......... 375
- Column ........1 81 223 301 305 353 356 365 413
- Discharges through Gunpowder ................19 41
- Currents, Properties of ...

.41 91 173
Electricity, Lectures on ........

24 417 440
Electro-Magnetic Engine...

..... 334
Calico Printing .............

......... 49
- Chemical Phenomena .......
Decomposition of Water

• 496 518
- Pulsations ................

....... 532
Electroscope, Aerial.....

........ 181
Elementary Lectures on Electricity............. 24 417 440
Erdmann, Professor O. L., on Hæmatoxylin .............. 464

F.
Fairbairn, Wm., Esq., C.E., on Cold and Hot Blast Iron ... 456

- on the Prevention of Smoke .... 133
Flame, its Luminous Bands and Lines .....
Forester, Thos., Esq., on the Electic Column ..........353 356
Fossil-Head of an Ox ....

131
- Fishes.........

......... 132
Fractures in the Axles of Locomotives .....

109
Franklin, Dr. Benjn., his Opinions on the Electric Matter ... 375

- on Thunder Gusts .................. 484
Fremy, M. Edwd., on Metallic Acids ....

G.
Galvanic Currents, the Resistance of the Human Body to.... 458
Galvanism, the Cause and Nature of .................... 312

204

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