A Journal of Natural Philosophy, Chemistry and the Arts, Volumi 13-14

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Obſervations on the Mammoth or American Elephant by which it
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Extraćt of a Letter from M John Michael Hauſſmann to M Ber
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Scientific News 369 Memoirs de lAcadémie Impériale des Sciences
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Account of a Series of Experiments ſhewing the Effects of Compreſſion
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Obſervations on the Effect of Madder Root on the Bones of Animals
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On Fairy Rings and the Waſte of Fiſh in Scotland By A T
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Explanation of Timekeepers conſtructed by Mr Thomas Earnſhaw
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Experimental Enquiry into the Proportion of the ſeveral Gaſes or Elaſtic
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Obſervation which indicates a ſpontaneous Decompoſition of Nitrous Acid
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Account of a simple and cheap portable Barometer with Instructions to
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Account of a Series of Experiments shewing the Effects of Compression
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Observations on Dispersion of the Light of Lamps by Means of Shades
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Facts towards a History of Tin By Professor Proust 38
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W Experiments and Observations respecting the Manner in which the Gases
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A Chemical Examination of the Bark of the White Willow and of
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Explanation of Timekeepers constructed by the late Mr John Arnold for which a Reward of Three Thousand º was given by the Board
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Scientific News 184 Prizes propoſed by the Univerſity and Academy of Wilna
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An Essay on the Cohesion of Fluids By Thomas Young M D
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H An Account of the Invention of the Balance Spring and the Determination
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A Method of rendering all the Vibrations of the Balance of a Timepiece
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On the Direction of the Radicle and Germen i Vegetation of Seeds By Thomas Andrew Knight Esq F R S In a Letter to the Right
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