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Mr. A. B. Brown on a direct-acting Combined Steam and Hydraulic Crane . 231
Mr. ALEXANDER BUCHAN on the Rainfall of Scotland
on the Rainfall of the Northern Hemisphere in July,
as contrasted with that of January, with Remarks on Atmospheric Circula-
on the Great Heat of August 2nd-4th, 1868 ...... 232
Mr. Thomas Carr on a new Mill for Disintegratinz Wheat
Mr. R. DOUGLAS on the Corliss Engine
Mr. R. F. FAIRLIE on the Gauge of Railways
Mr. A. E. FLETCHER on the Rhysimeter, an Instrument for Measuring the
Speed of Flowing Water or of Ships
Mr. LAVINGTON E. FLETCHER on Steam-boiler Legislation
Mr. THOMAS GILLOTT on Designing Pointed Roofs ....
Mr. JAMES LESLIE's Description of a Salmon-ladder meant to suit the vary-
ing levels of a Lake or Reservoir
Mr. J. D. MORRISON on a new System of Warming and Ventilation. .... 2.10
Mr. R. A. PEACOCK on Chain-Cable Testing, and proposed New Testing-Link 240
Mr. E. C. C. STANFORD on the Carbon Closet System....
Mr. C. WILLIAM SIEMENS on the Steam Blast ..
Jr. Thomas STEVENSON, Automatic Gauge for the Discharge of Water over
Thermometer of Translation for recording the Daily
Mr. MICHAL Scott on improved Ships of War..
Wr. W. THOMSON on a Road Steamer..
ERRATA IN REPORT FOR 1870. Page
y, after line 32, insert ANATOMY AND PnYSIOLOGY. xi,
37, ETHNOLOGY AND ANTHROPOLOGY.
Address by Mr. John Evans to the Department of Etlino
logy and Anthropology. xxxii, line 31, for Glasgow read Edinburgh. 129, Transactions of Sections, after line 11, insert ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY. 143,
ETINOLOGY AND ANTIPROPOLOGY.
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