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Witr man—The Right Hon, LORD BROUGHAM, F.R.S., Member of the National Institute of France.

Vice-Chairman-The Right Hon. LORD JOHN RUSSELL, M.P.

Treasurer--WILLIAM TOOKE, Esq., M.P., F.R.S.

W. Allen, Esq., P.R. and R.A.S.
Capt. F. Beaufort, R.N., F.K. and R.A.S.,

Hydrographer to the Admiralty,
Sir C. Bell, F.R.S.L. and E.
G. Burrows, M.D.
C. Hay Cameron, Esq.
J. Bonham Carter, Esq, M.P.
The Rt. Rev. the Bishop of Chichester, D.D
William Coulson, Esq.
R. D. Craig, Esq.
Wm. Crawford, Esq.
J. Frederick Daniell, Esq. F.R.S.
H. T. Delabeche, Esq., V.P. Geol. Society.
Rt. Hon. Lord Denman.
T. Drummond, Esq. R.E., F.R.A.S.
?. L. Eastlake, Esq., R.A.
Rt. Hon. Visc. Ebrington, M.P.
Sir Henry Ellis, Prin, Lib. Brit. Mus.

T. F. Ellis, Esq. A.M., F.R.A.S.
John Elliotson. M.D., F.R.S.
Thomas Falconer, Esq.
I, L. Goldsmid, Esq., F.R. and R.A.S.
B. Gompertz, Esq., F.R, and R.A.S.
G. B. Greenough, Esq., F.R. and L.3.
H. Hallam, Esq. F.R.S., M.A.
M. D. Hill, Esq. M.P.
Rowland Hill, Esq., F.R.A.S.
Edwin Hill, Esq.
Rt. Hon. Sir J. C. Hobhouse, Bart. M.P.
David Jardine, Esq., A.M.
Henry B. Ker, Esq.
The Rt. Hon. the Earl of Kerry, M.P.
Th. Hewitt Key, Esq., A.M.
George C. Lewis, Esq., A.M.
James Loch, Esq., 11.P., F.G.S,
George Long, Esq., A.M.

J. W. Lubbock, Esq., F.R., R.A. and L.S.S.
H. Malden, Esq. A.M.
A. T. Malkin, Esq., A.M.
James Manning, Esq.
J. Herman Merivale, Eso., A.M., F.A.S.
James Mill, Esq.
W. H. Ord, Esq. M.P.
The Right Hon. Sir H. Parnell, Bort., M.P.
Dr. Roget, Sec. R.S., F.R.A.S.
Sir M. A. Shee, P.R.A., F.R.S.
John A! Smith, Esq., M.P.
Right Hon. Earl Spencer.
John Taylor, Esq. F.R.S.
Dr. A. T. Thomson, F.L.S.
H. Waymouth, Esq.
J. Whishaw, Esq., A.M., F.R.S.
John Wood, Esq.
John Wrottesley, Esq., A.M., F.R.A.S.


Anglesea-Rev. E. Willians.

Devonport and Stonehouse - John Cole, Esq. Nortoich-Rt. Hon. Lord Suffield.
Rev. W. Johnson.
-Norman, Esq.

Richard Bacon, Esq.
Mr. Niller.

Lt. Col. C. Hamilton Smith, F.R.S.

Oxford-Dr. Daubeny, F.R.S. Prof. of Chem.
Ashburton-J. F. Kingston, Esq.
Etruria-Jos. Wedgwood, Esq.

Rev. Prof. Powell,
Barnstaple.- Bancraft, Esq.
Exeter-J. Tyrrell, Esq.

Rev. John Jordan, B.A.
William Gribble, Esq.
John Milford, Esq. (Coaver.)

Rey. R. Walker, M.A., F.R.S
Belfast - Dr. Drummond."
Glasgow-K. Finlay, Esq.

E. W. Head, Esq., M.A.
Bilston-Rev. W. Leigh.

Professor Mylne.

W. R. Browne, Esq., B.A. Birmingham-J.Corrie, Esq.F.R.S. Chairman. Alexander McGrigor, Esq. .

Penang-Sir B. H. Malkin. Paul Moon James, Esq., Treasurer.

Charles Tennant, Esq.

Plymouth-H. Woollcombe, Esq., F. A. S., Bridport-Wm. Forster, Esq.

James Cowper, Esq.

James Williams, Esq.
Glamorganshire-Dr. Malkin, Cowbridge.

Snow Harris, Esq., F.R.S.
Bristol-J. N. Sanders, Esq., Chairman,

w. Williams, Esq., Aberpergwm.

E. Moore, M.D., F.L.S., Secretary. J. Reynolds, Esq., Treasurer. Guernsey-F. C. Lukis, Esq.

G. Wightwick, Esq. J. B. Estlin, Esq., F.L.S., Secretary. Hull-J. C. Parker, Esq.

Presteign-Dr. A.W. Davies, M.D. Calcutta-Lord Wm. Bentinck.

Keighley, Yorkshire-Rev. T. Dury, M.A. Rippon-Rey. H. P. Hamilton, M.A., F.R.S. Sir Edward Ryan. Launceston-Rev. J. Barfitt.

and G.S. James Young, Esq. Leamington Spa-Dr. Loudon, M.D.

Rev. P. Ewart, M.A. Cambridge-Rev. James Bowstead, M.A. Leeds-J. Marshall, Esq.

Ruthen-Rev. the Warden of.
Rev. Prof. Henslow, M.A., F.L.S. & G.S. Lewes-J. W. Woollgar, Esq.

Humphreys Jones, Esq.
Rey. Leonard Jenyns, M.A., F.L.S.
Limerick- Wm. O'Brien, Esq.

Ryde, I. of Wight-Sir Rd. Simeon, Bt., M.P. Rev, John Lodge, M.A.

Liverpool Loc. As.-W.W. Currie, Esq. Ch. Sheffield-J. H. Abraham, Esq. Rev. Geo. Peacock, M.A., F.R.S. & G.S.

J. Mulleneux, Esq., Troasurer.

Shepton Mallet-G. F. Burroughs, Esq. R. W.Rothman, Esq.,11. A., F.R.A.S.&G.S. Rev. W. Shepherd.

Shrewsbury-R. A. Slaney, Esq., M.P. Rev. Prof. Sedgwick, M.A., F.R.S.& G.S. J. Ashton Yates, Esq.

South Petherton-John Nicholells, Esq.
Professor Smyth, M.A.
Ludlow–T. A. Knight, Esq., P.H.S.

St. Asaph-Rev. George Strong.
Rev. C. Thirlwall, M.A.
Maidenhead-R. Goolden, Esq., F.L.S.

Stockport-H, Marsland, Esq., Treasurer. Canterbury-John Brent, Esq., Alderman. Maidstone-Clement T. Smyth, Esq.

Henry Coppock, Esq., Secretary. Alexander B. Higgins, Esq.

John Case, Esq.

Tavistock - Rev. W. Evans.
H. Carter, M.D., F.R.S.E.
Malmesbury-B. C. Thomas, Esq.

John Rundle, Esq.
William Masters, Esq.

Manchester Loc. As.-G.W.Wood, Esq., Ch. Truro-Richard Taunton, M.D. Canton-J. F. Davis, Esq., F.R.S.

Benjamin Heywood, Esq., Treasurer.

Henry Sewell Stokes, Esq. Cardigan-Rev. J. Blackwell.

T. W. Winstanley, Esq., Hon. Sec.

Tunbridge Wells-Dr. Yeals, M.D. Carlisle-Thomas Barnes, M.D., F.R.S.E.

Sir G. Philips, Bart., M.P.

Warwick-Dr. Conolly. Carnarvon-R, A. Poole, Esq.

Benj. Gott, Esq.

The Rev. William Field, (Leamington.) William Roberts, Esq.

Masham-Rev. George Waddington, M.A. Waterford-Sir John Newport, Bt.
Chester-Hayes Lyon, Esq.
Merthyr Tydvil–J.J. Guest, Esq. M.P.

Wolverhamptun-J. Pearson, Esq.
Henry Potts, Esq.
Minchinhampton-John G. Ball, Esq.

Worcester-Dr. Corbett, M.D.
Chichester-John Forbes, M.D., F.R.S. Monmouth-J. H. Moggridge, Esq.

Dr. Hastings, M.D.
C. C. Dendy, Esq.
Neath-John Rowland, Esq.

C. H. Hebb, Esq.
Corfu-John Crawford, Esq.
Newcastle-Rev. W. Turner.

Wrexham-Thomas Edgworth, Esq.
Mr. Plato Petrides,
Newport, Isle of Wight-Ab, Clarke, Esq.

J. E. Bowman, Esq., F.L.S., Treasurer, Coventry-Arthur Gregory, Esq.

T. Cooke, Jun., Esq.

Major William Lloyd. Denbigh-John Madocks, Esq.

R. G. Kirkpatrick, Esq.

Yarmouth-C. E. Rumbold, Esq. M.P. Thomas Evans, Esq. Newport Pagnell- J Millar, Esq.

Dawson Turner, Esq. Derby-Joseph Strutt, Esq.

Newtown, Montgomeryshire-W. Pugh, Esq. York--Rev. J. Kenrick, M.A.
Edward Strutt, Esq., M.P.

J. Phillips, Esq., F.R.S., F.G.S.
THOMAS COATES, Esq., Secretary, No. 59, Lincoln's Inn Fields

Printed by WILLIAN CLOWES, Duke Street, Lambet'


ABBET, expenditure of a great one, 7
Cromwell, Richard, anecdote of, 96.

Indian chief of North America, narrative of his
Accounts, impurtance of accuracy in, 451,
Cuttle-tish, natural history of the, 324.

life, 282.
Activity, advantage of, 31.

India, Western Ghauts of, account of the wild dogs
Adjutant, or gigantic crane, voracity of, 41.
DELAY, lines on by Spenser, 399.

of, 205,
Adoration of the Shepherds, by Spagnoletto, notice Descent from the Cross, hy Rubens, notice of, 301. Inns and conreyances in London ia 1684, 463.
of, 146.

Dispensaries, self-supporting, account of, 238. Ischia, description of the island of, 241.
Algiers, historical and descriptive accoast of 490. Dodo, relics of, 4.
Allspice tree, account of, 282.

Dogs used in smuggling, 193; wild, in Van Die JACA, or Bread-fruit tree, description of, 433.
America, account of the trade with, 6.

meu's Land, 197, 270; in the Western Ghauts Java, barbarous combats in, 408.
Anies Cathedral, description of, 52.

of India, 205.

Jews, persecution of the, 72.
Amsterdam, historical and descriptive account Domenichino, biographical sketch of, 356; his pic-
of, 317

ture of Eneas preparing to carry his father from KENSALL-GREEN, cemetery at, account of, 299.
Appearances, false, their likeness to truth, 360, Troy, 357.

Kitchens of King John, 60.
curl-crested, description of, 105.
Dove-Dale, description of, 108.

Knife grinder, by Teniers, notice of, 257.
Argand lamp, description ot, 119.

Draught horses, English management of, 43. Knowledge and ignorance, 184.
Aunra, Guido's picture of, critical notice of, 4. Dress and clothes in the thirteenth century, 112. Knowledge, remarks on by Bacon and Buchanan,
Auscultation, discovery and practice of, 71.
Duich clerks, their skill, 399.


Koords, narrative of a journey among the, 258.
Bacry, Lord, observations by, 172, 399.
EARLY EDUCATION, difficulty of supplying the want Kotzebue's Sound, female ornaments

used in, 371.
Bulbec, present state of the ruins of, 43.

of, 43,
Baisa, description of, 150.

East India Company, historical account of the, 84; LABOURERS OF EUROPE: Peasantry of the Alps
Bapk of England, description of, 348.

Indian notions of, 323.

Savoy, 90; Switzerland, 106.
Barrows, account of, 494.
Economy described, 184.

Last Supper, Leonardo da Vinci's picture of the,
Bat the Kalong, description of, 306.
Exlward 1., parliament of, 493.

Batz, nature and habits of, 305.
Election, a recent one in Greece, 14.

"Le Roi Boit,' by Jordaens, notice of, 499.
Bathing, cleanliness, &c., advice with respect to, Elephant, first arrival of oue in England, 63. Leo X., biographical sketch of, 473.

Eltham Palace, subterranean passages at, 399. Leonardo da Vinči, biographical notice of, 92.
Bay-tree, account of, 314
Ely Cathedral, account of, 245.

Line, Equinoctial, usage on passing the, 150.
Beards, observations on, 367.
Entire application, necessity of, 184.

Local attachment, anecdote concerning, 119.
Bengrais, town and cathedral, account of, 67. . Esquimaux, board and lodging of, 336; near Cape Locust, descriptive account of, 23.
Bedford Level, account of the, 133.

Lisburn, account of, 360.

London, Milton's view of the mind of, 238.
Bedouin Arabs, narrative concerning the, 227, Exeter Cathedral, description and historical sketch Lords, House of, information relating to, 466.
Ree management, improved system of, 11.

of, 157.

Lotus, the Egyptian, description of, 217.
Bells, account of, 404

Louvain, account of, 12.
Best place and best friend, 184.

FEASTINO the poor previous to the establishment of Luxor, obelisk of, account of its transportation to
Bills of Mortality, observations on the, 54.

the Poor-Laws, 60.

Paris, 61, 66.
Birmingham Town Hall, description of, 239; organ, Fire, on the means of procuring, 284.
account of, 436.
Fish, drowning a, 319.

MADEIRA, description of the island of, 460.
Bisua, natural history of the, 273.
Fishmongers' Company, account of the, 57.

Mahomet II., biographioal sketch of, 140.
Boa Constrictor, account of, 394.
Flamingo, natural history of the, 225.

Mahommodan devotions, account of, 372.
Bobbin-net manufacture, historical account of,278. Franklin, Dr., character of, 24; loan by, 371. Malta, account of, 151.
Booze, the grateful, 60.
Freiburg, account of, 178.

Mammee-tree, description of, 268.
Book, salae of a good one, 233.
Fugger Family, account of the, 269.

Mango-tree, description of, 81.
Books in the Middle Ages, account of, 87 ; remark

Manilla, cigar manufactory in, description of, 246.
by Maton on the diffusion of, 237; personal cha GAMBIER ISLANDERS, thievish disposition of, 315; Manna-tree, process of obtaining the gum from,
-tacter of, 247; ancient church, their value, 415. mode of salutation among, 327.

Bor extracting a Thora, statue of, 233.

Gas, history of, 373; manufacture of, 427, 452, 458; Marmot, A.pine, natural history of, 247.
Breas, mode of making in the East, 2.

oil-gas, 492.

Marriages, ancient, 107.
Bristol, historical and descriptive account of, 450, Gareston, Piers, detail of the circumstances con Matrimonial forbearances, 107.

nected with his death, 363.

Mechanics' Institutions, hints for improving, and
Broek, village of, described, 55.
Genius, a definition of, 184.

for extending the utility of, 484.
Barding of a ship at sea, and sufferings of the sur Ghosts, remarks on the belief in, 234.

Meerza Abul Hassan, the Persian ambassador
vivors of the crew, 260.

Gibraltar, historical notice of, 19; monkeys at, ac narrative relating to, 407, 413.
count of, 6.

Mehmandars, account of a journey with, 94.
Cacna, best mode of preparing for use, 138; tree, Gipsies, on the origin of, 235.

Menai Suspension Bridge, account of, 439.
aucoant of 116.

Glass, historical account of, and process of making, Merino sheep, account of, and management of the
Caparron Castle, account of, 207.


flocks in Spain, 346.
Calabash-tree. description of, 416.
Goitres, short account of, 150.

Milo, island of, narrative of a visit to, 182, 190.
California, Indians of, some account of, 55; vapour Guldsmiths' Company, account of the, 17.

Mineral Kingdom; general account of the metals,
bath in, 371.
Gondola, description of, 159.

331; iron-ore, 387; method of obtaining the
Canterbury Cathedral, historical and descriptive Good old times described, 207.

metal from clay irou-stone, 396; different methods
account of, 73.

Gooseberries, cultivation of in the north of England, of smelting iron, 402; copper-ores, 482; copper-
Capability greater than performance, 96.


mines of Cornwall, 502.
Cenri, island of, account ot, 276.
Gray, the poet, 115.

Mines in Cornwall, on the system of contracts pur-
Canalanserays, account of, 4.5.
Guido's painting of the Aurora, 4.

sued at, 500.
Caspar Hauser, biographical notices of, 47, 50, 58. Guy's Hospital, biographical sketch of the founder Mirage, description of, 28.
Cat, anecdote of the gratitude of a, 234.

of, 286.

Mohammedan schools, account of, 434.
Ca painter, biographical notice of a, 86.

Moonbeams, effect of at sea, 315.
(eseteries, account of, 173; observations on, 298. HAARLEM ORGAN, notice of, 386.

Morning mertings, Spanish custom of, 14.
(agrin, effect of, 223.

Habit, a depraved one cured, and false prejudice Mounds of the Tigris, account of, 365.
Cuace defined, 220.

overcome, 142.

Murillo, biographicai sketch of, 113.
(happoes of the Turkomans, account of, 146. Haddon Hall, description of, 263.

Music, observations on, 156, 170, 188; its influenco
Chestouts, manner of clearing them from the husk Hair, effect of the atmosphere on, 300.

on the mind, 4+2.
a Sacoy, 244.
Halifax, account of, 100.

Music for the Many, historical notices concerning,
Chetak, or hunting leopard, descriptive sketch Hampton Court Palace, description of, 25.

82, 93, 110.
of, 1.

Hastings, castle of, and St. Mary's Chapel, 375.
Czinege junk, description of, 9.

Hawking, historical and descriptive account of, NAUPLIA, account of, 310.
Chai, aborigines of, 318; horsemanship in, 323. 390, 410, 463, 475.

Negro character, amiable trait in, 172.
Ch.sese barbers, 172; poem, account of a, 338; Heriot, George, biographical notice of, 280.

Never too late,' applied to the cultivation of the
Eumea, description of, 371; inhabitants of boats, High lights, remark of Lord Bacon on, 358.

mind, 223.

Himalaya Mountains, site of a convalescent esta Newcastle-upon-Tyne, account of. 185.
Chlamyphorus truncatas, description of, 49.

blishment in the, 14.

Newfoundland dog, qualities and habits of the,
Chareb bosegays, curious custom relating to, 415. Hogarth's Works, descriptive account of, 121; Mar 15.
( anamca and cassia, 112.

riage-à-la-Mode, 124; the Cockpit, 124; Indus Newspapers, on the transmissiou of by post, 96.
(l.zatica, life prolonged by, 300.

try and Idleness, 209, 249; the Enraged Musi Niagara Whirlpool, anecdote relating to the, 275.
Cities of Silenee, or Tuu kish burial-grounds, 236. cian, 287; the Distrest Poet, 329; the Rake's Norwich Castle, description of, 103.
(reanliness, attice with respect to, 438.

Progress, 378; Blunders in Perspective, 401; the
*, historicai account of, 187; description of the Politician, 491.

OLD TRAVELLERS: William de Rubruquis, 266,
machinery of, 195; striking machinery of, 220. Homøopathy, account of the system of, 115.

303, 326, 350; Busbequius, 485.
Cth, magner of printing in the South Sea Islands, Houses, their style and furniture in the age of Opium, qualities and use of, 397.

Queen Elizabeth, 235.

Ostade, critical notice of his works, 180.
Coaches, historical notice of, 321.

Hull, historical and descriptive account of, 354. Ostrich, swiftness of the, 88.
Core, best mode of preparing for use, 228.

Hybernation of animals, observations on, 499, Otaheite, making friends in, 371; administration
Canon qualities, value of, 184.
Hydra, account of the island of, 322.

of justice in, 375; houses in, 430; prophetic bird
Lumus, Isuse of, origin of, 506; facts relating

in, 462; sacred pig in, 478; Wallis's visit to, 478;
the early condition of, 597.

ICELAND, extraordinary article in the ecclesiastical human sacrifices in, 482.
Cavenpoees, comparison of past and present, 180. code of, 107.

Otter, habits of, and mode of hunting, 495, 503.
(, aceoun: of, 394.

Illuminated printiug, 63.

Oxford, historical and descriptive uccount of, 418.
furnisa fishermen, account of, 262.

Imagination, on the faculty of, 96.
Casali, sūnes in, on the system of contrasts Incredulity the wit of fools, 184.

PAINTED CHAMBER, account of the, 458.
passed as 500.
Indian rivers, description of, 399.

Painting in the thirteenth century, 109.

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