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Second Communication from Dr Thornton i byjician
90
Account of a remarkable Fierv Eruption from the Earth
113
An Account of Toaldos Svflcm respecting the Probability os
120
On the present Stale of Surgery it Turkey By W Eion
127
Observations on the Bodily Conformation and Mental Capa
141
Observations on the Winter Steep of Animals and Plants
156
A singular Phenomenon respecting Snow some of whit h of
168
Singular lnjlance of the Attachment of Birds of Prey to their
176
Dijcri tion of a Machine for drawing Bolts in and out
189
A remarkable Cafe of internal Pain in the Heel and an inci
213
Observations on Living Animals found inclosed in Stones
225
Observations on Snow and Rain their Influence on Vegeta
233
A short Account of Souffriere in the Island of St Lucia
256
Observations on the British Trade with Turkey By W Eton
263
Observations on Naples Yellow and the different Methods
278
Comparison between the Human Race ar d that of Swine
284
Account of the Method of making Sugar from Beet Roots
291
Fourth Communication from Dr Thornton Physician
299
Remarkable Instance of a Turkey Cock hatching Eggs
309
Report on the Travels of C Olivier and C Bru
337
Process of making Attar or Essential Oil of Roses
347
Description of the Lacha or Lac Insecl By Mr W Rox
367
On a New Kind of Sympathetic Ink By M MeYER
375
Hijhry of Astronomy fur the Year 1798 Read in the College
381
Observations and Experiments in regard to the Figures form
389
Description and Use of a new Portable Injlrument for ascer
394
Communication from Mr Cruickshank Chemist to
396
Extract of a Report made by C Iictet of Geneva to
408
A new easy and cheap Method of impregnating Water with
416
Report on the Travels ofC Oliver and C Bruguiere
6
Method of preparing the Dutch Turnsol Blue 17
17
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23
Progress of Dr Mitchills Mind in investigating
35
On the Use of Calcareous Stones in the Manufacturing
43
Progress of Dr Mitch ills Mind in Investigating
132
Account of a Voyage to Spitsbergen in the Year 1780
139
An Attempt to arrange the Crystals of Vsidated Tin Ore
152
Experiments respecling the EsteMs of Quicksilver on Vegetable
161
An Attempt to determine the true Form and necessary Angles
174
Mr David Mushet of the Clyde Iron Works Com
178
Agenda or a Collection of Observations and Researches
188
On the Metallic Particles contained in the Ashes of Vegeta
196
On the Glazing of Earthen Vessels without Lead 203
203
Observations on the Properly ascribed to Oil of calming
225
Communication from Dr Mitchill of NewYork shew
233
An Account of Mr Browns Travels through Egypt
239
Means proposed for saving the Crews of Vessels shipwrecked
247
Description of an Assayfurnace with an Apparatus for mea
255
Observations on the different Inducements to the Eating
265
Observations on the Tones produced by an Organpipe in dif
275
Letter from E Perolle of the Academy of Turin formerly
283
On a Submarine ForeI on the Easi Coasi of England
287
On an Epidemical Disease among Cats By J F Blu
297
Description oHumbolts New Portable Barometer 304
304
A Statement of the Progress in the Vaccine Inoculation
312
Query respecting the natural Boundaries between Europe
327
On the gradual Changes in Temperature and Soil which take
337
Observations on the Vibration Nodes of Musical Strings
347
Account of a large Tree in India By Col Ironside 359
359
Singular Cure of a young Woman effected by expelling from
366
On the Effects of Oil in Cafes of the Bite of Serpents
375
On the Comparative Height of the Mountains of the Earth
393
Account of a Red Substance observed on the Surface of
397
An Account of Mr Browns Travels through Egypt
405
On the Disappearance of Swallows in Autumn in a Letter
414
Observations on Pumice Stone and the Places where found
423
Eighth Communication from Dr Thornton Physician
429

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