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nents in the manufacture or treatment of paper or fabric to prevent copies or impressions being taken of any writing or printing thereon."Ist March 1852.

33. To WILLIAM EDWARD NEWTON, of the Office for Patents, 66 Chancery Lane, in the county of Middlesex, civil engineer, “improvements in the heddles or harness of looms for weaving, and in the machinery for producing the same;" being a communication.—20 March 1852.

34. To HENRY BESSEM ER, of Baxter House, Old St Pancras Road, in the county of Middlesex, “ improvements in expressing saccharine fluids, and in the manufacture, refining, and treating sugar.”—3d March 1852.

35. To FREDERICK CRACE CALVERT, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, professor of chemistry and analytical chemist, “ improvements in manufacturing iron, and in manufacturing and purifying coke."--4th March 1852.

36. TO JOHN HENRY JOHNSON, of 47 Lincoln's Inn Fields, in the county of Middlesex, and of Glasgow, North Britain, gentleman, “ improvements in weaving carpets and other fabrics, and in the machinery or apparatus employed therein.”--4th March 1852.

37. To WILLIAM SINCLAIR, of Manchester, in the county of Lancaster, engineer, “certain improvements in locks."-Sth March 1852.

38. To John BLAIR, of Irvine, in the county of Ayr, North Britain, gentleman, “ certain improvements in beds or couches, and other articles of furniture.”-9th March 1852.

39. To PERRY G. GARDNER, of the city of New York, in the United States of America, civil engineer and mechanist, “ improvements in the manufacture of malleable metals into pipes, hollow shafts, railway wheels, or other analogous forms, which are capable of being dressed, turned down, or polished in a lathe.”-10th March 1852.

40. To ALFRED VINCENT NEWTON, of the Office for Patents, 66 Chancery Lane, in the county of Middlesex, mechanical draughtsman, "improvements in machinery for combing wool and other fibrous substances ;” being a communication.--15th March 1852.

41. To ALEXANDER CUNNINGHAME, of Glasgow, in the county of Lanark, North Britain, ironmaster, “ improvements in the treatment and application of slag, or the refuse matter of blast furnaces."--- 15th March 1852.

42. T. WILLIAM CHARLES Scott, of Camberwell, in the county of Surrey, gentleman, “ certain improvements in the construction of omnibuses, and other public and private carriages.”--15th March 1852.

43. To William STIRLING Lacon, of Great Yarmouth, in the county of Norfolk, gentleman, “ improvements in the means of suspending ships' boats, and of lowering the same into the water."-16th March 1852.

44. To John MERCER, of Oakenshaw, Clayton-le-Moors, chemist; and JOHN GREENWOOD, of Irwell Springs, Bacup, Turkey-red dyer, both in the county of Lancaster, “ certain improvements in preparing cotton, and other fabrics, for dyeing and printing.”-17th March 1852.

45. To CHARLES MIDDLETON KERNOT, of West Cowes, in the Isle of Wight, M.D.; and William Hirst, of Manchester, in the county of

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Lancaster, manufacturer, “ certain improvements in the manufacture woollen cloth, and cloth made from wool and other materials, and i machinery or apparatus for manufacturing the same.”--17th Marc, 1852.

46. To Jonn RAMSBOTTOM, of New Mills, in the county of Derby, engraver, “ certain improvements in machinery, or apparatus for measuring and registering the flow of water, and other fluids or vapours, which machinery or apparatus is also applicable to registering the speed of, and distance run by vessels in motion, and also in obtaining motive power and other similar purposes.”—19th March 1852.

47. To William PIDDING, of the Strand, in the county of Middlesex, gentleman, " improvements in mining operations, and in the machinery or apparaius connected therewith.”—22d March 1852.

48. To EMANUEL CHARLES THEODORE CRONTELLE, manufacturer, of Rheims, in the republic of France, “ certain improvements in machinery or apparatus for preparing woollen threads, and other filamentous substances for weaving."-22d March 1852.

49. TO EDWARD Mosley PARKINS, of Mark Lane, in the city of London, “ improvements in the manufacture of cast-metal pipes, retorts, or other hollow castings.”—22d March 1852.

50. To CHARLES Barlow, of 89 Chancery Lane, London, Esq., “ improvements in rotary engines ;” being a communication.-22d March 1852.

51. To WILLIAM SYMINGTON, of Trafalgar Place, West Hackney Road, in the county of Middlesex, gentleman; and CHARLES FINLAYSON, of Manchester, engineer, and John Reid, of the same places, gentleman, “ improvements in flues, and in heating air, and in evaporating certain liquids by heated air.”--22d March 1852.

52. To John WALLADE DUNCAN, of Grove End Road, Saint John's Wood, in the county of Middlesex, gentleman, “ improvements in engines for applying the power of steam, or other fluids, for impelling purposes, and in the manufacture of appliances for transmitting motion.”-22d March 1852.

53. TO JAMES JOSEPH BRUNET, of the Canal Iron-Works, Poplar, in the county of Middlesex, engineer, “certain improved combinations of materials in ship-building ;" communicated to him by Lucien Armand, of Bordeaux, France.--22d March 1852.

54. To RICHARD ARCHIBALD BROOMAN, of the firm of J. C. Robertson and Company, of 166 Fleet Street, in the city of London, patent agents, “ improvements in presses and pressing, in centrifugal machinery, and in apparatus connected therewith, part or parts of which are applicable to various useful purposes ;" being a communication.- 24th March 1852.

55. To Colin MATHER, of Salford, in the county of Lancaster, machinemaker, and ERNEST ROLFFs, of Cologne, in the kingdom of Prussia, gentleman, “ certain improvements in printing, damping, stiffening, opening, and spreading woven fabrics.” – 24th March 1852.

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lals observed on a coral reef, by J. Macgillivray, Esq., 362.
áratus, self-acting, for preventing water-pipes bursting during

frost, by Mr A. Macpherson, F.R.S.S.A., of Leith, 238.
go on the physical constitution of the sun, 193.
ificial formation of minerals, by Hausmann, Ebelmen, Sanar-

mont, and Becquerel, 324.

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Ica, Mount, its fossil fish, 147.
inpland the botanist, 364.

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indle-tree, account of, 363.
harts, whale charts, and hurricane charts, 173.
Climatology of Arctic America, in reference to the fate of Sir John

Franklin, 180.
Coal-tar, its rectified oil used in the preservation of meat and vege-

tables, 367.
Cosmological view, 321.
Cotta, J. B., on the internal structure of mountains, 181.
Crystal Palace, its statues and gems, 184.

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Dana, James D., Esq., remarks on the structure, growth, and

habits of coral zoophytes, 33.

on coral reefs and islands, 221.
Davis, Lieut. C. H., on the connection between tides and alluvial de-

posits, 359.
Davy, Dr John, on the colour of rocks, 62.

on the influence of a tropical climate on the wool of the

sheep, 283.
De la Rive, M., on the appearance and disappearance of great gla-

ciers, 165.
Drift of North America noticed, 359.

Edmonds, Richard, Esq., on druidical remains, 123.
Ehrenberg, on infusoria in dust-showers, and blood-rain, 24.

- on a rock formation of siliceous Polycystina, from the Nico-

ben Islands, 182.
Eskimos, their geographical distribution and origin, 322.
Ethnography of Akkrah and Adampé, Gold Coast, Western Africa,

by W. F. Daniell, M.D., F.R.G.S., 289.

Felspar, its different kinds, 361.
Filaria, on the, in the blood of the domestic dog, by MM, Gruby

and O. Delafond, 233.
Flying-Fish, remarks on, by Mr Gosse, 185.
Forbes, Professor Edward, remarks on the infra-littoral distribution
of marine invertebrata, 68.

his lecture on the relation of natural history to geology and
the arts, 210.
Fossil footprints, observations on, by Robert Harkness, Esq. of

Dumfries, 246.

Glasgow, its climate and mortality in 1851, by R. D. Thomson,

F.R.S.E., 243.
Gneiss, as divided into primary, transition, and secondary, 360.
Grotto del Cane and Lake Agnano, 141.

Himalaya, its climate and vegetation, by Thomas Thomson, M.D.,

Assistant-Surgeon in the H.E.I.C.S., 309.

Ice, its structure described, 335.
Iodiferous compounds, their important uses, 367.
Iodine, its atmospheric distribution considered, 180.
----- in the air, the water, the soil, and the alimentary products

of the Alps of France, and of Piedmont, 284.

Jet from the blow-holes of whales, 363.

Koh-i-Noor Diamond, remarks on, 184.

Lapland, 367.
Lewy, Mr, on the constitution of the atmosphere, 126.

on the geology, mineralogy, zoology, and botany of New
Granada, 130.

rita 'istribution, 271.
Maury's theory of the trade-winds, his wind and current charts, 170.
Metals, chemical examination of, by J. Arthur Phillips, Esq.,

F.C.S., 75.
Meteorological observatory at Mount Vesuvius, 146.
Monticelli collection of Minerals at Naples, for sale, 186.
Murchison, Sir Roderick, on the Silurian system, 355.

Nasmyth, James, Esq., some views respecting the source of light,

&c., 65.
Natural waters, their chemical and physical constitution, by M. E.

Marchand, 307.
Nile, sources of, 364.

Obituaries of Oersted, 274-Morton, 276_and De Savigny, 279.
Ocean, 333.
Olmsted, Professor Dennison, observations on the zodiacal light, 148.
Organic matter in stalactites and stalagmites, forming crystallised

and amorphous crenate of lime, 273.

Patents granted for Scotland from 22d September to 22d Decen-

ber 1851, 188.

from 220 December 1851 to 24th March 1852, 368.
Pemmican, manufacture of, 365.
Phillips, J. Arthur, F.C.S., on the chemical examination of metals

and alloys known to the ancients, 75.
Pisa, science of, 187.
Portlock, Lieut.-Colonel, on the scratching of rocks by the passage

over them of sharp detrital matter, 111.
Progressive geological development, by Sir C. Lyell, 358.

Reptilian remains found in the old red sandstone of Morayshire, 353.

Sang, Edward, Esq., professor of civil and mechanical engineering,

Constantinople, observations on the solar eclipse of July 28,

1851, 103.
Satellites, new, of Uranus, 177.
Saturn's rings, 175.
School of Mines, its opening, and lecture by Prof. E. Forbes, 210.
Scouler, Dr John, on the occurrence of the remains of the rein-deer

in Scotland, 135.

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