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SECOND PART OF 1831.

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Actions and Occurrences, 132, 280, 574 Bayonet, on the use of, 9

of the British Cavalry, 357, 524 Beaufort, Capt. 413 ; letter to, 494
Addiscombe, examination at, 418

Beckwith, Colonel, wounded, 383
Affairs at Home and Abroad, 113, 257, 409,

Lieut.-Gen. his death, 439
553

Belgium, affairs of, 113, 258, 410
Africa, survey of west coast of, 36, 185, 319

Prince Leopold elected King, 553
Albuera, battle of, 376

Belson, Lieut. humanity of, 267
Alexander, Capt. bis account of a skirmish Bennett, George, his account of a recent
in Persia, 483

visit to the Polynesian Islands, 194, 473
Almeida, action fought near,

14

Beresford, Marshal, wounded, 55 ; his ca-
Ambriz, town of, 37

376
Amelia Island, 162

Bermuda, appearance of, 170
America, democracy in, 291

Biden, Christopher, review of his work on
American war, recollections of the, 162 Naval Discipline, 24 ; mutinous conduct
Angle, trisection of, 406

of three of his crew, 33
Anglesey, Lord, 525, 527

Biographical Memoirs—the late Admiral Sir
Angola, account of the town of, 36

Joseph Sydney Yorke, 215; the late Vice-
Annals of the British Army, 280

Admiral the Right Hon. Sir William
Fleet, 131, 572

Johnstone Hopė, 218; the late Rear-
Anne, Queen, letter of King Charles of Admiral Sir George Sayer, 221; the late
Spain to, 512

Admiral the Earl of Northesk, 339; the
Anwyl, Lieut.-Col. Robert, death of, 581 late Admiral Sir John Knight, 363 ; the
Appointments and Promotions, 126, 127, late Vice-Admiral Viscount Torrington,
277, 431, 432

365; the late Sir Murray Maxwell, 531
Architects, naval, case of, 103

Birou, Dr. contribution of, 249
Architecture naval, importance of, 234 Births, 142, 285, 438, 580
Aristocracy, a duty of, 388

Bismark, Count, 12
Army, British, efficient state of, 43; re- Bissell, Capt. fate of, 24

marks on the comparative services and re- Blane, Sir Gilbert, 146
wards of the several branches of, 348; Bornu, city of, 367
effects of its inexperience in naval affairs, Boteler, Lieut. attack on, 41
354; military punishment, 552

Bourrienne's Life of Napoleon, reviewed, 94
Army, stations of, 1st of July 1831, 435 Bowie, Mr. murdered, 325

medical department, pay of, &c. 107; Bradey, opinion of, 307
distribution and duties of, 227, 54) ; Brandy, Capt. 190, 191
abuses in, 400, 401

Brazil, revolution in, 410
a Voice from the, 441

Brenton, Sir Jahleel, report of, 244
Estimates, 564

Brest, experiments on Marshall's gun.car-
Russian, strength and organization riages at, 242
of, 118

Bridgewater, disastrous voyage of, 49, 264
Arracan, account of the province of, 422 British infantry, on the equipment of, 202
Arrivals, Sailings, &c. 122, 268, 429, 560 Brothers the prophet, 305, 312
Artillery, British, 43; on the organization Brooke's Travels in Spain and Morocco, 537
of, 47 ; state of, 106

Brudenell, Lieut.-Colonel, 416
Ascension, island of, described, 493 Burke, Mr. maxim of, 89
Atlas mountains described, 116

Burman Empire, views in, 240
Attraction, local, 427

Burning, curious custom of, 478
Austin, Lieut. letter to Capt. Beaufort, 494 Burton, Capt. his trisection of an angle, 406

Busacco, battle of, 381
Badajoz, siege of, 328

Bushen's Memorabilia, extract from, 7
Badge of merit, observations on, 549

Byng, Sir John, general orders on relinquish-
Banks, Sir Joseph, and Capt. Cook, 102 ing his command in Ireland, 556
Barometer, portable, 115

Byron, Admiral, letter of, 147
Barrington, Vice-Adm. spirited conduct, 148
Battles, naval, 145

Cabinet Atlas, completed, 241
U. S. JOURN. No. 33. AUGUST, 1831.

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Cabinet Cyclopædia, noticed, 240, 537 Crawfurd, Gen. 378
Library, 240, 537

Creagh, Mr. James, 167, 168
Cadets, education of, 46

Cuirassiers, French, bravery of, 526
Caillie's Travels to Timbuctoo, 425

Dances of Rotuma, 479
Camelford, Lord, memoir of, 245

Darien, turtle-catching on the coast of, 267
Camps, retrenched, 505

Deaths, 142, 285, 438, 580
Caravanserai, described, 484

Deccan prize-money, non-payment of, 251
Carbines, construction of, 69

Deception, island of, particulars of, 492
Cartouch-box, its defective construction, 204 Delagoa Bay, natives addicted to theft, 193
Cavalry Board, 416

Democracy, power of, 290
British, on the Peninsula, 59; fire- Dickson, Commander, 414
arms of, 69; actions of, 357, 522

Diebitsch, Count, memoir of, 81 ; parti-
-British, merits of, 548

culars respecting, 114; movements of,
French, their conduct at Waterloo, 258, 409 ; his death, 410
13,524

Dining out, an adventure in Portugal, 92
light, distribution of, 205

Dixon, Commander, pamphlet by, 96
movements, revised, 268

Dolling, Capt. club established by, 68
on the employment of, 344

Dominica, attacked by the French, 281
Ceylon, addresses and orders on the occasion Don, Gen. 176

of the 16th Regiment leaving, 252 Donkin, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Rufane, 414
Chain-Messengers, 503; described, 504 Douglas, Sir Howard, 160, 161 ; new edi-
Chanticleer, late voyage of, 489

tion of his Essay on Military Bridges
Charles, King of Spain, his letter to Queen announced, 241; on naval gunnery, 373;
Anne, 512

his speech on the establishment of a Naval
Charpentier, M. work translated by, 369 and Military Museum, 411
Chesapeak, action of, 149

Drill, suggestions on, 404
Chesnut, on the growth of, 464

Driver, Capt. 29
Choiseul, Duke de, 248

Drummond Light, for light-houses, 77
Cholera, epidemic, 249, 259, 410 ; quaran-

Lieut. on correcting the com-
tine for, 420

pass in high latitudes, 413
Christoval Fort, 511

Dubitza, affair of, 7
Chronometers, knowledge of, 489

Dublin Bay Regatta, 118
Churruca, Admiral, experiments of, 369 Dudhurst, H. W. on the proposition for a
Cigar-smoking, practice of, 91

United Service Medical Society, 251
Cipher to be employed on service, 246 Duelling, remarks on, 100
Clerk, Mr. statements of, 145, 146

Dundas, instructions of, 395
Coa, combat of, 378

Dyas, Ensign, bravery, 332, 334, 335, 337
Cockburn, Rear-Admiral, 170
Colbert, Gen. 524

Ecliptic, obliquity of, 114
Colonies, service in, 343

Edinburgh Cabinet Library, noticed, 241,537
Colours presented to the 30th Regiment, Editor's Portfolio; or Naval and Military
265; to the 70th Regiment, 420

Register, 113, 257, 409, 553
Combat, sham one described, 479

Education of the sons of officers, 96
Comets, calculation respecting, 314

Edwards, Lieut. his letter detailing the
Commanders in the Navy, 267

death of Capt. Logan, 253
Compass, irregularities of, 415

Ekins, Rear-Admiral, statements of, 145,
Congo, river, 185

147, 148, 149
Congreve rockets, trial of, 470

Elliot, Capt. Hon. G. experiments by, 370
Constantinople, panorama of, 240; letters Encke, calculations of, 314
from, 300

England, trade of, 295
Contagion and Malaria, in fever, 109 Epitaph on the late Colour-Serjeant Ro-
Cook, Capt. and Sir Joseph Banks, 102 binson, 487
Copper caps, to render them water-proof, 515 Epitome of English literature, 537
Corisco Bay, natives of, 322, 326

Erromanga, island of, 479, 480
Cork Yacht Club, 396

Esteiras, Cape, 322, 323
Corps, changes in stations of, 121, 268, 558 Etiquette, a point of, 251
Cotton, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Stapleton, 522
Couchman, singular costume of, 467 Family Classical Library, noticed, 240, 537
Courts-Martial, on the constitution and Fernando Naronha, island of, 494
practice of, 94 ; order respecting, 271 Fever, contagion and malaria in, 109

on Commander Williams, 123; Finch, Capt. visit to Sandwich Islands, 194
on Capt. Kelly, 270; on Lord W. Paget, Fisher, Mr. on the course of the Niger, 262
568

Fitz-Clarence, Col. created Earl of Mun-
Cove, Naval establishment, removal of, 556 ster, 259
Cowes, regatta at, 397

Fleet, British, annals of, 131, 572

on,

Fleet, on condemning smugglers to serve in Humming-bird, fact respecting, 261
it, 57

Hunt, Lieut. killed, 329
effects of intemperance in, 497 Hurricane, dreadful, 264
Fleets, on conducting and maneuvring, 350
Fletcher's History of Poland, noticed, 537 Ice islands, numerous, 491
Forman, Capt. assertion of, 315

Independence Island, account of, 197
Fortification, &c. popular view of, 505 India Army, 250
Foster, Commander Henry, his death, 286; Indian Army, versus that of St. Helena, 405
particulars respecting, 489, 495

Infantry, British, on the equipment of, 202 ;
Fragments of Voyages and Travels reviewed, distribution of, 205
385

Intemperance, effects of, in the feet and
France, affairs of, 113, 258, 410, 553

army, and its remedy, 497
Fuentes d'Onore, battle of, 384

Ireland, affairs in, 113, 257, 409

survey of the coast of, 270
Gafney, Roger, anecdote of, 333

Irish, character of, 179
General Correspondence, 98, 242, 393, 538 Irwin, Mount, 254

Orders, Circulars, &c. 271, 567
Gentlemen Pensioners, band of, 110; vin- Jersey, on the defence of, 17.3
dicated, 403

Johnson's (Judge) Military Law, 540
Glennie, Lieut. his visit to the pyramids of Jones, Capt. George, his death, 287
Teotihualcan, 261

Col. work by, 64
Gordon and Co. Messrs. their Chain-Mes-

Mr. statement of, 108
sengers, 504

Mr. new barometer invented by, 115
Gourgaud, Gen. 528

Jones's War in Spain, 506
Grasse, Count de, operations of, 150, 151,
153, 157, 158

Kalm, Peter, remark of, 464
Graves, Admiral, 149

Kelly, Capt. court-martial 270
Thomas, his stand for a mercurial Kepler, conjectures of, 315, 317
horizon, 193

Kershaw, Capt. his Views in the Burman
Lieut. his improved Log-ship, 501 Empire, 240
Gravitation, theory of, 311

Kettle-drums, presented to the Life Guards,
Great Britain, affairs in, 113, 257, 409,553 262, 555
Greece, affairs of, 410

King, African, visit to, 189
Green, Gen. Sir Charles, death of, 581

Capt. communication from, 259
Greig, Mr. 301

Glass Town, ladies of, 320
Guaianeco Islands, 260

Knapsack, construction of, 204
Guayaquil, river, 267

Knight, Admiral Sir John, services, 363
Guard-ships, squadron of, 270
Gunnery, &c. popular view of, 505

Lake, Lord, defeats Jeswunt Rao Holkar, 283
naval, observations on, 369

Lance, on the use of, 61, 76

Lancers and Light Dragoons, 69
Halkett, Major.-Gen. Sir Colin, 174 Lander, Richard, his discovery of the course
Hall, Capt. B. his letter on the Drummond of the Niger, 262, 367, 423; account of

light, 79; his Fragments of Voyages and the journey, 426
Travels, reviewed, 385; suggestions against Landport, new town of, 267
accidents by steamers, 538

Lawrence, Commander, on leather storm
Hamilton, Colonel Sir Ralph, death of, 583 sails, 405
Hardinge, Major.-Gen. 412

Mrs. lines by, 318
Harmonicon, noticed, 241

Sir Thomas, Life of, noticed, 537
Harris's Lightning-conductors, 121

Lazaretto, formed at Constantinople, 301
Hauterscerk, Dr. Richard, 247

Leipsic, song of a peasant girl after the
Haverhill, noticed, 241

battle of, 23
Hayes, Sir John, letter of, 53

Leopold, Prince, elected King of Belgium,410
Health, Board of, 421

Letters from Constantinople, 300
Herschel, Miss, comet discovered by, 314 Life Guards, silver kettle-drums presented
Heussinger, a German officer, 15

to, 262, 555
Himalaya Mountains, described, 423 Lieutenancy of the Tower, 554
Hinton's United States, noticed, 241 L'Heritier, Gen. 526
Hood, Sir Samuel, his conduct vindicated, Light cavalry and infantry, distribution of in
149, 150, 151, 155

the field, 205
Hope, Sir Wm. Johnstone, memoir of, 218 Light-houses, the Drummond light for, 77
Horizon, mercurial, stand for, 193

Lightning-conductors, 121
Horse, adapted for Lancers, 205

Lithuania, forming the centre of the revolu-
Hottentot beauties, 188

tionary districts, 223
Houston, Gen. 335

Loango Bay, 186

Logan, Capt. killed, 253

National Library, notice of, 95
Log-ship, improved, 501

Naval affairs, effects of inexperience in, on
Loire, French transport, 267

the part of the army, 354
Londonderry, Lord, his History of the Pen- and Military Museum, establishment
insular War, 14

of, 225, 356, 398 ; general meeting re-
Lopez, Cape, 186, 192

specting, 411; allusions to, 461, 554
Lowicz, Princess, 472

and Military Policy, hints on, 455
Lumley, Gen. bravery of, 362

and Military Register, 113, 257, 409,

553
Macerone, Col. on Rifle Cartridges, 513

Battles, 145
Mac Geechy, Major, killed, 334, 336

Estimates, 561
Macintosh, Major, 332

Gunnery, observations on, 369
Mackie, Major-Gen. his death, 286

Manæuvres, thoughts on the syste-
Mackenzie, Colonel Alexander, death of, 582 tematic practice of, 350
M‘Dermott, Colonel James, death of, 582

Reminiscences, No. VIII. Dining
MʻLeay, Alex. letter of, 256

Out; an Adventure in Portugal, 92
M‘Leod, Capt. his death, 143

- Timber, observations on, 457
Major, gallantry of, 379

Navy, masters in, 399
Major-Gen. drowned, 143

mates in, without rank, 399
Man, Edward, killed, 329

Nelson, Viscountess, her death, 287
Manderson, Capt. 50

New Sporting Magazine, noticed, 241
Mangroves, fatal influence of, 187

Newton, accusation against, 310; renown
Manæuvres, naval, systematic practice of, 350 of, 318
Marine, mercantile, on the discipline of, 24 Newtownbarry, affray at, 409
Marriages, 142, 285, 438, 580

Niemen, river, some account of, 224
Marshall's gun-carriages,experiments on, 242 Niger, discovery of the course of, 262, 367,
Massey, Mr. invention of, 502

423
Masters in the Navy, 399

Niza, filthy state of, 183
Mates in the Navy, grievance of, 107 Northesk, Admiral the Earl of, memoir of his

compared with Ensigns services, 339
in the Army, 399

Norton's Rifle Shell, experiments with, 120.
Mats, different, 476

Nugent, Colonel, address of, 117
Matthew, Patrick, his Treatise on Naval
Timber, 457

Oak, British, on the growth of, 462
Maxwell, Sir Murray, sketch of services, 531 Officer, naval, requisite for, 387
Mayumba Bay, 186

Officers, plan for educating their sons, 96
Medical department, pay, &c. of, 107 ;

who served on the Peninsula and at
abuses in, 400, 401

Waterloo, 550
Medical Staff of the Army at Home, dis- Olivenza, surrender of, 178

tribution &c. of, 227 ; comments on, 541 Ordnance Department, 272
Mephitic air in ships expelled, 557

Estimates, 125, 560
Mercurial horizon, stand for, 193

O'Reily, Dr. anecdote of, 330
Merthyr Tidvil, riots at, 409, 418
Meteorological Register, 144, 288, 440, 584 Padron, Cape, natives of, 38
Micee of Hindostan, 552

Paget, Lord Wm. court-martial on, 568
Midshipmen afloat, comforts of, 545 Palmeiro, Cape, natives of, 41
Military achievements and occurrences, 288 Parker, Capt. Sir Peter, killed, 172
punishments, 552

Parliament, dissolved, 113, 257
Monkeys, sagacity of, 40; worshipped, 192 Parliamentary proceedings, abstract of, 125,
Moondah river, 322, 323

560
Morgan, Lieut. 167

Patagonia and Terra del Fuego, Scientific
Morocco, account of, 116, 259

Expedition to, 259
Muffing, Gen. 528, 529

Patten, Capt. killed, 331
Mulgrave, Earl of, his death, 143

Payne, Lieut.-Gen. Sir W. account of, 287
Murray, Brigadier-Gen. 62

Pearce, Commander Robert, 169
Museum, Naval and Military, formed, 225

Nathaniel, Life, &c, of, 537
Musket, manufacture of, 202

Peasant Girl, song of one, 23
Musquito Islands, 323

Pedro, Don, arrives in London, 410
Mutiny, observations on, 26

Pendulum, experiments, 491

Peninsula, conduct of the British cavalry on,
Napier, Colonel, his work on the Peninsular 59 ; history of the War in, 375

War, 62, 63, 64; statements of, 357, Persia, Skirmish in, 483
358, 359; review of the third volume of Phillimore, John, on condemning smug-
his History of the War, 375

glers to serve in the Fleet, 57

Phillips, Sir Richard, opinion of, 316 Robins, Benjamin, remarks of, 521
Plague, quarantine against the infection of, Robinson, epitaph on Colour-Serjeant, 487
in Turkey, 300

Rogniat, Gen. work by, 61, 507
POETRY—Song of a Peasant Girl after the Rooche, Mr. on pointing naval ordnance, 371

battle of Leipsic, 23; the Veteran to his Rosetta, attack on, 9
Sword, 209; the Soldier's Bride, 318; Rotuma, island of, described, 198, 473
United Service Recreations at Ports- Royal Astronomical Society, proceedings, 114
mouth, 349

Geographical Society, meetings of,
Point-blank, definition of the term, 369

115, 259, 422
Poland, state of affairs in, 113, 258, 409,553 Marines, state of, 402
Histories of, noticed, 537, 538

Military College, examinations at, 417
Polynesian Islands, account of a recent visit Naval Schools, establishment of, 266,
to, 194, 473

421, 554
Ponsonby, Sır W. 525, 527

Rudiger, Gen. 259
Portugal, laws and institutions of, 291 Russell, Lord John, bill introduced by, 289
Powell, Lieut.-Colonel, his address to the Russian army, strength and organization, 118
30th Regiment, 265

Russians, their system of war, 6
Prescott, Lieut.-Gen. singular order of, 338
President, American frigate, 171

Sabine, Capt. observations of, 493
Privateer, French, captured, 390

Sabugal, combat of, 382
Prize-money, distribution of, 124

Sailors, their activity and energy, 15; cha-
Prizes advertised for payment, 560

racter of, 30
Promotion, tardy, 250

Sails, leather, 405
Promotions and Appointments, military, 127, St. Catherine, account of the island of, 490
277, 432, 570

St. Helena, on promotion at, 250, 405

nával, 126, St. Mary's, town of, 164
277, 431, 569

St. Paul's Rocks, position of, 494
Publications, new, critical notices and re- St. Pierre, opinions of, 308
views of, 234, 375, 537

St. Vincent, Lord, 386
Punishments, African, 321

Salamanca, incident at the battle of, 54

Samogitia, account of the duchy of, 223
Quarantine in Turkey, 300

San Christoval, operations against, 328, 329
against the Cholera Morbus, 420 Sardinia, statistics of, 557
Queries, 391

Sarmiento, voyage of, 260

Saxe, Marshal, opinions of, 61
Radical and the Foot Guards, 108

Sayer, Rear-Admiral Sir G. memoir of, 221
Raper, Lieut. remarks on his method of Schemloi, Capt. his plan for a lazaretto, 301
Working a Day's Work, 536

Scientific Gazette, noticed, 24)
Read, Mr. S. on a new armament for ships- Scotland, extent of inebriation in, 497
of-war, 234

Sea-fighting, modes of, 352
Recollections of the late Američan war, 162 Semaphore Telegraph, illumination of, 535

of a visit to Warsaw, 467 Serjeants' Pikes, 204
Recruits, standard of, 118

Service, extraordinary length of, 120
Reform bill, 409

Seymour, Colonel, killed, 63
observations on, 289

Shark, its extraordinary sagacity, 185
Regattas, utility of, 67, 396

Shary, river, conjecture respecting, 367
Reliance, hurricane experienced by, 263 Ships-of-war, new armament for, 234
Reminiscences of a Subaltern, 177, 328

mephitic air expelled from, 557
Retreat, suggestions for, 546

Shipwreck, reinuneration for, 247 ; extraor-
Reviews and Critical Notices-On the Con- dinary case of, 427

stitution and Practice of Courts. Martial, Shipp, John, 87th regiment, case of, 548
94; Bourrienne's Life of Napoleon, 95; Simmons, Capt. review of his work on the
Commander Dixon's Pamphlet, 96 ; On

Constitution, &c. of Courts-Martial, 94
a New Armament for Ships-of-war and Skirmish in Persia, 483
Razéeing, 234; Colonel Napier's History Slaves, fate of, 185
of the War in the Peninsula, vol. iii. 375; Slave-trade at Angola, 37
Capt. Hall's Fragments of Voyages and Smugglers, on condemning them to serve in
Travels, 385; Life of Sir Thomas Law- the fleet, 57
rence, 537 ; Brooke's Travels in Spain Smith, Rear-Admiral, death of, 581
and Morocco, 537; Life of Nathaniel Smyth, Capt. W. H. Meteorological Register
Pearce, 537 ; Fletcher's History of Po- kept by him, 144, 288, 440, 584

land, 537 ; History of Poland, 538 Soldiers, means for preserving health, 247
Rifle Cartridges, observations on, 513 Soldier's Bride, 318
Robins and Hutton, experiments of, 238 Sotheby, Admiral, death of, 583

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