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QUARTERLY JOURNAL

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SCIENCE, LITERATURE, AND ART.

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LONDON:
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Stamford-Street.

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JANUARY to MARCH, 1829.

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ACCOUNT of M. Bessel's Pendulum Experiments

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On a New Mode of Secret Writing, By R. Penn, Esq.

27

Observations on the Organ of Scent. By W. Wadd, Esq., F.L.S. l. 30

Topography of the River Niagara. Communicated by Dr. BIGSBY

39

On the Relation between the Density, Pressure, and Temperature of

Air; and on Experiments regarding the Theory of Clouds, Rain,

&c. ; with a Conjecture about Thunder and Lightning. By HENRY

MEIKLE, Esq. Communicated by the Author

Remarks on CAPTAIN PAKENHAM's Temporary Rudder, and ex-

planatory of, an Alteration, proposed. By Commander JOHN

PEARSE, R.N.

75

Analysis of the Mineral Water of Bath. Communicated by Mr. A.

WALCKER

78

Analyses of Two Mineral Springs in Windsor Forest

A Letter to Mr. Baily, admitting his undisputed Claim to a Theorem

relating to SURVIVORSHIPs. By a Correspondent

90

On the Atmospheric Influence of Woods

91

Chap. I.-Influence of Woods on the Temperature of Countries 93

Chap. II.-Influence on the Quantity of Rain .

94

Chap. III.-Of the Influenee of Woods on the Humidity of the
Atmosphere

ib.

Chap. IV.-Influence of Woods on Springs and Running Water 95

Chap. V.-Of the Influence of Woods on the Wind and on the

State of the Atmosphere with respect to Health

ib.

Chap. VI.-Influence of Woods on the Fertility of the Soil 96

Additional Remarks on the Stowage of Ships. By Commander JOHN

PEARSE, R.N.

ib.

Geological Notices of St. Helena suggested during a visit to that

Island in 1828, in a Voyage from India to England, By CHARLES

H. WESTON, Esq.

Refutation of the Charges contained in Mr. Ivory's “Remarks," &c.

in the Philosophical Magazine and Annals for February last 109

A New System of Geology, in which the great Revolutions of the

Earth, and Animated Nature, are reconciled at once to Modern

Science and Sacred History. By ANDREW URE, M.D., F.R.S., &c. 113

On some Phenomena of Vesuvius, extracted from the Journal of, and

communicated by OCTAVIUS MORGAN, Esq.

On Radiating Electricity, by CHARLES BONNYCASTLE, Esq., Pro-

fessor of Mathematics in the University of Virginia, in the United

States. Communicated by P. BARLOW, Esq., F.R.S.

133

On the French Claim to the Discovery of the Steam-Engine

156

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