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Eleventh Report of the Committee for Exploring Kents Cavern Devon
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Mr JAMEs N SHoolBRED on Tides in the Irish Sea
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Seventh Report of the Committee consisting of Sir W Thomson F R S
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Report of a Committee consisting of E C C STAN Ford JAMEs DEwAR
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Report on the Present State of our Knowledge of the Crustacea
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Second Report of a Committee consisting of Prof A S HERschEL B A
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Preliminary Report of the Committee consisting of Professors Roscoe
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Report of the Committee consisting of Major Wilson R E and
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Report of the Rainfall Committee for the year 187475 The Committee
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Report of the Committee consisting of Dr H E ARMSTRONG and Dr
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First Report of the Committee for investigating the Circulation of
114
On the Steering of ScrewSteamers By Professor Osborn E REYNoLDs
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Second Report of the Committee consisting of W CHANDLER Roberts
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Mr CECIL H Sp PERCEvaL on a rare Species of Fungus found in Surrey
158
Tides in the River Mersey Halftide Level at Liverpool By JAMEs
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Sixth Report of the Committee consisting of the Rev Thomas WILT
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Dock Works By THOMAS HowARD M Inst C
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Report of the Committee consisting of the Rev H F BARNEs H
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Report on Observations of Luminous Meteors during the year 187475
199
Mrs WILLIAM GREY on the Standard of National Education ºš
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On the Analytical Forms called Trees with Application to the Theory
257
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor CAYLEY F R S Pro
305
Report of the Committee consisting of W SPOTTIswooDE F R S Pro
337
Third Report of the SubWealden Exploration Committee consisting
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P Mr WILLIAM HELLIER BAILY on a new Species of Labyrinthodont Amphiba
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Mr John HoPKINson on the Distribution of the Graptolites in the Lower
69
MACKINTosh on the Geological meaning of the term Riverbasin
75
Mr Chairs Moons on the Age of the Durdham Down Deposit yielding
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Mr JAMEs THoMson on a new Genus of Rugous Corals from the Mountain
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BotANY
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Dr ScLATERs Address 85
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Professor W C WILLIAMson on some Fossil Seeds from the Lower Carbo
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Professor DEwAR and Dr MKENDRICK on the Physiological Action of
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Colonel CARRINGTON on the Indians of the Northwestern United States 171
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P Mr John Evans on a new Code of International Symbols for use on Prehistoric
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STANILAND WAKE on the Predatory Races of Asia and Europe
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Ir J C Brown on the Physical Geography of South Africa and Products
189
Lieutenant CHIPPINDALE on a Journey towards the Outlet of the Nile from
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Captain H ToyNBEE on the Physical Geography of that part of the Atlantic
196
MajorGeneral Sir J E ALEXANDER on the probable Cost and Propriety
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on the Influence of the Sunspot Period upon
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Mr FREDERICK Ash MEAD on the Drainage of the City and County of Bristol 240
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Mr WILLIAM DENNY on the Trials of Screw SteamShips 246
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Professor HULLs Scheme of Watersupply for the Villages and Country
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Sir W THoMson on a Machine for the Calculation of Tides 253
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APPENDIX
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Mr R Edwards on Recent Discoveries of Flint Implements in Driftgravels
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Third Report of the Committee consisting of Professor HARKNEss Pro
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