Society Journal Index : Volumes 1-5 : 1841-1864

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY OF GLASGOW

TITLE

AUTHOR

DATE

VOLUME

YEAR

PAGE

VOLUME I

On the Oxides of Bismuth

Professor Thomas Thomson, MD, FRS

3 February 1841

I

1841

4

On the Melting Points of Metals

Professor Lewis D B Gordon

I

1841

10

On the Means of Extinguishing Fires in Factories

D Mackain MICE

I

1841

13

The Cultivation of Plants in Close Cases

William Gourlie

I

1841

16

On Chlorimetry and on a New Mode of Testing Weak Solutions of Bleaching Powder

Walter Crum

I

1841

17

On Ventilation of the Glasgow Fever Hospital

D Mackain

26 January 1842

I

1842

24

Description of an Improved Tilting Apparatus, for Emptying Waggons at the Termini of Railways, Shipping Places, etc.

James Thomson, FRSE, MRIA

26 January 1842

I

1842

25

Nobel 1906 Physics?

On the Physiology of Cells

Andrew Anderson, MD

9 February 1842

I

1842

28

Report on the Best Means of Supplying the Poor with Cheap and Nutritious Food

Dr R D Thomson

I

1842

29

On Dynamometrical Apparatus; or the Measurement of the Mechanical Effect of Moving Powers

Professor Gordon

I

1842

41

On the Fertilization of Plants

Dr Balfour

8 March 1842

I

1842

43

On an Improved Method of Preparing Oxygen Gas

John Joseph Griffin

8 March 1842

I

1842

44

Description of an Apparatus for Exhibiting the Formation of Water by the Combustion of Hydrogen Gas in Atmospheric Air

John Joseph Griffin

8 March 1842

I

1842

46

Notice of Divi-divi

John Stenhouse, PhD

22 March 1842

I

1842

47

On Artificial Ultramarine

John Stenhouse, PhD

22 March 1842

I

1842

49

Comparative Experiments Made with Different Manures

John Wilson

6 April 1842

I

1842

51

On the Nature and Cure of Blindness Produced by Oil of Vitriol

Robert D Thomson, MD

20 April 1842

I

1842

52

On the Statical Relations of the Gases

John Joseph Griffin

21 April 1842

I

1842

53

Notice of Some New Minerals

Thomas Thomson, MD, FRS L&E, MRIA

I

1842

61

Notice of Some Recent Additions to Chemistry

I

1842

68

On the Melting Points of Alloys of Lead, Tin, Bismuth and Zinc

Thomas Thomson, MD, FRS

I

1842

77

Notices of Some Recent Botanical Facts

I

1842

82

Practical Remarks on Blast Surfaces

George Thomson

4 January 1843

I

1843

84

Experiments on Various Manures

Lord Blantyre

18 January 1843

I

1843

93

Results of Experiments with Manure on Potatoes

Dugald Dove

18 January 1843

I

1843

94

Experiments with Manures on Oats and Turnips -1842

William McLintock

I

1843

97

On the Manner in Which Cotton Unites with Colouring Matter

Walter Crum

1 February 1843

I

1843

98

On a Specimen of Artificial Asbestos

F Penny PhD

1 February 1843

I

1843

104

Notice of New Zealand Minerals

1 February 1843

I

1843

105

Notice of the Fossil Plants in the Glasgow Geological Museum

William Gourlie

I

1843

105

Section of Lanarkshire Coal Field

William Murray

I

1843

113

On the Vital Statistics of Five Large Towns of Scotland

Alexander Watt

1 March 1843

I

1843

114

Examination of the Cowdie Pine Resin

Robert D Thomson MD

15 March 1843

I

1843

123

On the Fibrin Contained in Animal Fluids

Andrew Buchanan MD

29 March 1843

I

1843

131

New Mode of Employing Creasote for the Preservation of Butchers' Meat and Fish

John Stenhouse PhD

12 April 1843

I

1843

145

On the Existence of Chalk Deposits in Brazil

George Gardner FLS

12 April 1843

I

1843

146

Report on the State of Disease in Scotland

12 April 1843

I

1843

153

Remarks on the Comet of March 1843

William Gourlie

26 April 1843

I

1843

156

A New Kind of Charcoal Support for Blowpipe Experiments

John Joseph Griffin

26 April 1843

I

1843

158

The Nutritive Power of Bread and Flour of Different Countries

Robert D Thomson, MD

26 April 1843

I

1843

163

On Coal Gas

Thomas Thomson, MD, FRS, L&E, MRIA

I

1843

165

On the Formation of a Friendly Society for the Professional and Mercantile Classes

William Spens

I

1843

177

On Parietin, a Yellow Colouring Matter, and on the Inorganic Food of Lichens

Robert D Thomson, MD

I

1843

182

The Laws of Mortality at Different Ages

Alexander Watt, LLD

3 January 1844

I

1844

193

Table of Specific Gravities of Some Crystallized Salts

John Adam

17 January 1844

I

1844

199

Note on the State in which Fibrin Exists in the Blood

Andrew Anderson MD

31 January 1844

I

1844

200

Antarctic Minerals

31 January 1844

I

1844

207

Note on the Measure of Impact, by Pressure or Weight

Professor L Gordon

I

1844

208

Short Account of a Botanical Excursion to Galloway and Dumfriesshire in August, 1843

J H Balfour MD

I

1844

209

On Life Insurance

William Spens

13 March 1844

I

1844

217

On the White or Opaque Serum of the Blood

Andrew Buchanan MD

13 March 1844

I

1844

226

On the Impurity of Some Drugs

David Murdoch

27 March 1844

I

1844

236

Printing for the Blind

John Alston

10 April 1844

I

1844

239

On the Supposed Influence of the Moon Upon the Weather

Walter Crum

10 April 1844

I

1844

243

On a Theoretical Rule for the Compression of Water

Daniel MacKain, MInstCE

10 April 1844

I

1844

249

Report of Statistical Section

12 April 1844

I

1844

256

Test of Formula for Discharge of Water Through Pipes

L D B Gordon

12 April 1844

I

1844

258

Description of a Steam Boiler

James Johnston

12 April 1844

I

1844

262

Notice of Excursions Made from Glasgow with Botanical Pupils during the Summer of 1843

J H Balfour, MD FRSE

12 April 1844

I

1844

263

VOLUME II

Notice of a Visit to the Island of Lewis

James Smith

II

1844

1

Experiments with Manure on Potatoes and Turnips

Lord Blantyre

II

1844

8

Analysis of Two Species of Epiphytes, or Air Plants

John Thomson

II

1844

9

Account of a Dredging Excursion in the Firth of Clyde

Rev David Landsborough

22 January 1845

II

1845

12

Report from the Botanical Section

22 January 1845

II

1845

13

On the Acid of the Stomach, and on the Digestion of Vegetable Albumen, Fat and Starch

R D Thomson MD

5 February 1845

II

1845

14

Analysis of Ceradia Resin

R D Thomson MD

5 February 1845

II

1845

14

Report from the Botanical Section

II

1845

15

On the Coagulation of the Blood and Other Fibriniferous Liquids

A Buchanan MD

II

1845

16

Botanical Excursion to the Mull of Cantyre or Kintyre and the Island of Islay, in August 1844

J H Balfour MD

II

1845

22

On the State of the Blood After Taking Food

A Buchanan MD

5 March 1845

II

1845

49

Conversational Meeting

12 March 1845

II

1845

65

On the Action of Bleaching Powder on the Salts of Copper and Lead

W Crum

19 March 1845

II

1845

68

On the Unemployed Lands of Great Britain

G Sutherland

30 April 1845

II

1845

73

Nepaul Barley

30 April 1845

II

1845

75

Report from the Botanical Section

27 May 1845

II

1845

76

Biographical Account of the Late Dr John Dalton

T Thomson MD

II

1845

79

Abstract of Treasurers Account

II

1845

88

On the Artificial Production of the Potato Disease

W Crum

II

1845

90

On the Mode of Testing Minute Quantities of Alcohol

R D Thomson MD

7 January 1846

II

1846

94

On the Analysis of Some Minerals

R D Thomson MD

7 January 1846

II

1846

97

Reports from the Botanical Section

24 June 1845

II

1845

100

On the Wound of the Ferret

A Buchanan MD

4 February 1846

II

1846

104

Theory of the Reaction Water Wheel

W M Buchanan

1 April 1846

II

1846

111

On Caries, or Decay of the Teeth

F Hay Thomson MD

15 April 1846

II

1846

131

Table, Showing the State of Education in the City of Glasgow in 1846

29 April 1846

II

1846

134

Abstract of treasurer's Account

II

1846

135

On the Chemistry of Food

II

1846

137

Tables of the Fall of Rain in Glasgow and Neighbourhood

13 January 1847

II

1847

138

On the Temperature of the Earth

L D B Gordon

27 January 1847

II

1847

140

Account of the Society's Exhibition During the Christmas Holidays

A Liddell

II

1847

145

On the Physiological Effects of the Inhalation of Ether

A Buchananan MD

II

1847

153

On the Arithmetical Calculation of the Contents of Solids

Thomas Clark MD

31 March 1847

II

1847

161

On the Analysis of a Slag, from a Lime Kiln

J Brown

31 March 1847

II

1847

163

On a Method for the Analysis of Bodies Containing Nitric Acid and on Explosive Cotton

W Crum

14 April 1847

II

1847

163

Notice of Stirling's Air Engine

William Thomson

21 April 1847

II

1847

169

Mr Liddell's Concluding Report of the Society's Exhibition

28 April 1847

II

1847

170

On the Chemical Composition of the Substances Employed in Pottery

R A Couper

28 April 1847

II

1847

171

On the Analysis of Molydbate of Lead

John Brown

28 April 1847

II

1847

180

On the Physiological Effects of the Inhalation of Ether (Continued from Page 161)

Dr Buchanan

28 April 1847

II

1847

184

Report on the Library

II

1847

191

Notice of the Geology and Climate of Nice

Dr T Thomson

II

1847

192

Abstract of Treasurer's Report

II

1847

196

Reprt from Botanical Section

II

1847

197

On the Geology of the Island of Bute

J Bryce

II

1847

198

Reprt from the Botanical Section

II

1847

209

On the Native Agriculture of the Lews

James Smith

5 January 1848

II

1848

210

Notes on the Proportions of the Pyramids of Egypt

G A Walker Arnott

19 January 1848

II

1848

214

On the Preparation of Chloroform

J King

19 January 1848

II

1848

219

On the Fall of Rain in the Neighbourhood of Glasgow and Description of the Gorbals Gravitation Water Company's Works

A Harvey

2 February 1848

II

1848

222

A New Self-Acting Railway Break

Mr Montgomery

2 February 1848

II

1848

225

On the Mode of Preparing Manila Hemp

T McMicking

II

1848

226

List of Zoophytes Found in the West of Scotland

Rev D Landsborough

1 March 1848

II

1848

230

History and Description of the Kelp Manufacture

C F O Glassford

15 March 1848

II

1848

241

Contributions to a Sanatory Report on Glasgow

29 March 1848

II

1848

260

Analysis of Titwood Mineral Water

E T Wood and Thomas Coutts

29 March 1848

II

1848

261

On the Composition of the Products of the Soda Manufacture

John Brown

12 April 1848

II

1848

262

Table Exhibiting the Composition of Salt and Products of the Soda Manufacture

12 April 1848

II

1848

282

Note on the Composition of Shea Butter and Chinese Vegetable Tallow

R D Thomson and Mr Wood

26 April 1848

II

1848

283

On the Yellow Prussiate of Potash Cake

H B Tennent

26 April 1848

II

1848

286

Report from the Botanical Section

26 April 1848

II

1848

291

On the Introduction of Anomalous Genera into Natural Orders

G A Walker Arnott, LLD

18 April 1848

II

1848

292

VOLUME III

Abstract of Treasurer's Account

III

1848

5

On Piassava or Piacaba

Dr Arnott

III

1848

6

On Two New Salts of Chromic Acid

Archibald Duncan Jun.

III

1848

7

On the Measurement of Heights, by Means of the Boiling Point of Water

G A Walker Arnott, LLD

III

1848

8

On the Structure of Staffa and the Giant's Causeway

James Bryce Jun., MA, FGS

3 January 1849

III

1849

19

Note on the Altered Dolomites of the Island of Bute

James Bryce Jun., MA, FGS

3 January 1849

III

1849

20

Electric Light

Mr Glassford

17 January 1849

III

1849

22

Locomotive Carriages

Professor Gordon

31 January 1849

III

1849

24

Tables of the Fall of Rain in Glasgow

14 March 1849

III

1849

26

Tables of the Fall of Rain at Greenock

29 January 1849

III

1849

27

Analysis of the Yam

James Patterson

29 January 1849

III

1849

30

Chloropicrine

Mr Stenhouse

28 March 1849

III

1849

32

On the Geological Features of the District of Buchan, in Aberdeenshire

William Ferguson

11 April 1849

III

1849

33

Report from the Botanical Section

25 April 1849

III

1849

50

Account of a Botanical Excursion to the Rhinns of Galloway

G A Walker Arnott, LL.D

18 April 1849

III

1849

51

On a Peculiar Fibre of Cotton which is Incapable of Being Dyed

Walter Crum, FRS

18 April 1849

III

1849

61

Abstract of Treasurer's Account

III

1849

65

Report of the State of Library

III

1849

67

New Portable Smith's Forge

III

1849

68

Office Bearers of the Society

III

1849

69

On Some Remarkable Effects of Lightning Observed in Moniemail, Cupar, Fife

William Thomson, MA

III

1849

69

On Sanitary Reform and the Use of Sewage Water of Towns

James Smith

III

1849

73

On Reinsch's Process for the Detection of Arsenic

Harry Rainy, MD

III

1849

77

On the Occurrence of Sugar in the Animal Economy

Arthur Mitchell

III

1850

85

On the Parallel Roads of Lochaber

James Bryce Jun., MA, FGS

6 March 1850

III

1850

99

Composition of Some Fermented Liquors

John Wright Currie

3 April 1850

III

1850

109

The Electric Telegraph

Mr Mitchell

3 April 1850

III

1850

111

On the Geological Structure of the Peninsula of Rosneath, Renfrew and Argyll

James Bryce Jun., MA, FGS

17 April 1850

III

1850

113

Observations and Experiments on the Paper Manufacture

John Macadam

17 April 1850

III

1850

127

Botanical Report

III

1849

132

Biographical Account of Dr Wollaston

Thomas Thomson, MD

III

1850

135

Report on the State of Library

III

1850

145

Office Bearers of the Society

III

1850

146

Notice of a Marine Deposit Containing Shells, Lately Discovered in Sauchiehall Street

William Fersuson

III

1850

147

Report of the Botanical Section

5 February 1851

III

1851

154

Notice of the Species of Salvadora

G A Walker Arnott, LL.D

5 February 1851

III

1851

155

On Copper Sheathing and the Probable Cause of its Deterioration

James Napier, FCS

5 February 1851

III

1851

161

On the Physiological Actions of Spartine and Scoparine, with a Notice of their Chemical Constitution

Arthur Mitchell, MA, MD

19 March 1851

III

1851

173

On the Estimation of the Commercial Value of Some Specimens of Black Oxide of Manganese

George William Brown

19 March 1851

III

1851

185

The Effects on Health of Inhaling the Fumes of Cynide of Potassium Solutions

James Napier

2 April 1851

III

1851

188

Report of the Botanical Section

22 April 1851

III

1851

192

Sketch of the Climate and Vegetation of the Himalaya

Thomas Thomson, MD

22 April 1851

III

1851

193

Thermometric Observations for 1850, Made at Windsor Terrace, Glasgow

James King

22 April 1851

III

1851

204

Chemical Examination of Drift Weed Kelp from Orkney

George William Brown

III

1851

208

Report of Librarian

III

1851

219

Abstract of Treasurer's Account

III

1851

220

The Late Mr John Hart

III

1851

222

Office Bearers of the Society

III

1851

224

Notes on the Introduction of the Potato into Scotland

John Scouler, MD, LL.D, FLS

III

1851

226

Remarks upon Mineral Veins and Water Worn Stones

James Napier, FCS

3 March 1852

III

1852

231

Notice of the Vinegar Plant

Dr R D Thomson

17 March 1852

III

1852

238

Examination of the Waters of the Dead sea

Robert M Murray

14 April 1852

III

1852

242

The Force of Vapour from Saline water, as Applied to Marine Engines

Paul Cameron

14 April 1852

III

1852

246

Sketch of the Life and Labours of Dr Thomas Thomson, FRS, President of the Philosophical Society

Walter Crum, FRS

III

1852

250

Report of Librarian

III

1852

265

Abstract of Treasurer's Account

III

1852

267

Office Bearers of the Society

III

1852

268

On the Economy of the Heating or Cooling of Buildings by Means of Currents of Air

Professor William Thomson

III

1852

269

On Ventilation

Mr John Ure

III

1852

272

On the General Law of Transformation of Energy

W J Macquorn Rankine

5 January 1853

III

1853

276

On the Mechanical Values of Distributions of Electricity, Magnetism, and Galvanism

Professor William Thomson

19 January 1853

III

1853

281

On Transient Electric Currents

Professor William Thomson

19 January 1883

III

1853

285

Illustrations of the Utility of Watertight Compartments in Iron Vessels

J R Napier

2 February 1853

III

1853

289

Experiments on the Evaporation of Water in Copper, Iron and Lead Vessels

J R Napier

2 February 1853

III

1853

291

On the Natro-Boro-Calcite, or 'Tiza' of Iquique

Thomas Anderson, MD

III

1853

293

On the Acetates and Other Compounds of Alumina

Walter Crum, FRS

27 April 1853

III

1853

298

Remarks Upon Sandstones used for Building

J Napier

4 April 1853

III

1853

313

Abstract of Treasurer's Account

III

1853

325

Librarian's Report

III

1853

327

Office-Bearers of the Society

III

1853

328

Memorial on Ordnance Survey

8 March 1854

III

1854

331

Volumetrical Method for the Estimation of Yellow Prussiate of Potash

Mr Wallace

19 April 1854

III

1854

332

Damp Walls

J Napier

3 May 1854

III

1854

333

Spurious Coins

J Napier

3 May 1854

III

1854

344

Description of an Instrument for Measuring the Velocity of Ships and Currents

James R Napier

3 May 1854

III

1854

350

Death of Andrew Liddell

III

1854

356

Abstract of Treasurer's Account

III

1854

361

Office-Bearers of the Society

III

1854

363

Remarks on Ships' Compasses

James R Napier

24 January 1855

III

1855

365

Note on the determination of the Magnetic Meridian at a Distance from Land

J W Macquorn Rankine, CE, FRSS, L&E

24 January 1855

III

1855

376

Note on the Approximate Determination of the Azimuth of a Star, Etc.

W J Macquorn Rankine, CE, FRSS, L&E

24 January 1855

III

1855

378

Outlines of the Science of Energetics

W J Macquorn Rankine, CE, FRSS, L&E

18 April 1855

III

1855

381

VOLUME IV

Presidents's Address 1855

Dr Allen Thomson

IV

1855

1

Office Bearers

IV

1855

5

Abstract of Treasurer's Accounts

IV

1855

6

Memorial on the Ordnance Survey

IV

1855

9

Spontaneous Fracture of Cast Iron

J W Macquorn Rankine, LL.D

IV

1855

10

On Metallurgy Among the Ancient Hebrews

James Napier

9 January 1856

IV

1856

11

On the Mode in Which the Water of Loch Katrine May be Obtained of Uniform Temperature at all Seasons

James Patterson

9 January 1856

IV

1856

12

On the Stability of Factory Chimneys

J W Macquorn Rankine, LL.D

5 March 1856

IV

1856

14

Notice of Discovery of a New Granite Tract in Arran

James Bryce, MA, FGS

19 March 1856

IV

1856

18

Report on the Low Temperatures of the Spring Months of the Year 1855

James Bryce, MA, FGS

16 April 1856

IV

1856

22

President's Address 1856

IV

1856

39

Abstract of Treasurer's Accounts

IV

1856

42

Metallic Iron in Trap Rock from Lochwinnoch

Dr Thomas Anderson

IV

1856

44

Office Bearers

IV

1856

46

On the Discovery of Native Copper in the Trap Rocks Near Barrhead

James Bryce, MA, FGS

IV

1856

47

On Coal-bearing Strata in the Island of Bute

James Bryce, MA, FGS

IV

1856

49

On the Geological Relations of Certain Copper Veins Recently Discovered in Bute

James Bryce, MA, FGS

IV

1856

51

An Adaptation of the Philosophy of Newton, Leibnitz and Boscovitch to the Atomic Theory

John Macvicar, DD

28 January 1857

IV

1857

52

On Bessemer's Process for Manufacturing Iron

William Cockey

IV

1857

81

On the Education of the Working Classes and the Best Means of Promoting it.

George Anderson

11 March 1857

IV

1857

82

On the Phenomena and Causes of the Adaptation of the Eye to Distinct Vision at Different Distances

Dr Allen Thomson

11 March 1857

IV

1857

93

On Some Copper and Other Metallic Ores from Tarbet on Loch Long

James Bryce, MA, FGS

25 March 1857

IV

1857

96

On Some Marine Fossils Lately Found in a Quarry Within in the City of Glasgow

James Bryce, MA, FGS

25 March 1857

IV

1857

97

Notice of Some Iron Ores from Nova Scotia

James Bryce, MA, FGS

26 March 1857

IV

1857

97

On a New System of Sewage

Walter McFarlane

8 April 1857

IV

1857

99

Early History and Proceedings of the Society

W Keddie

IV

1857

101

Abstract of Treasurer's Accounts

IV

1857

114

Early History and Proceedings of the Society

W Keddie

IV

1857

117

Office Bearers

IV

1857

129

On Certain Phenomena Connected with Rotary Motion, the Gyroscope, Precession of the Equinoxes and Saturn's Rings

Edmund Hunt

IV

1857

130

On the Recent Progress and Present State of the Sciences of Meteorology and Terrestrial Magnetism, Part 1

James Bryce, MA, FGS

IV

1857

158

The Different Conductivity of Samples of Copper Wire

Professor W Thomson

13 January 1858

IV

1858

185

On the Recent Progress of our Knowledge of the Chemical Elements

Dr Thomas Anderson

27 January 1858

IV

1858

187

On Incrustations in Steam Boilers

James Napier

IV

1858

191

On a Method of Voting at Limited Liability Companies More Uniform than the Present, and its Expression by a Mathematical Formula

James R Napier

IV

1858

199

Additional Notes on Rotary Motion

Edmund Hunt

24 March 1858

IV

1858

201

Report on the Progress and State of Applied Mechanics

James R Napier, Walter Neilson, W J Macquorn Rankine, LL.D

7 April 1858

IV

1858

207

Recent Acquisitions Made by Russia at the Expense of the Chinese Territory of Manchooria, with Some Account of the River Amoor

W G Blackie, PH.D, FRGS

21 April 1858

IV

1858

231

President's Address, 1859

IV

1859

249

Abstract of Treasurer's Account

IV

1859

250

Office Bearers

IV

1859

251

Periodical Printing of Proceedings

IV

1859

252

On the Cinephantic Colour Top

Edmund Hunt

IV

1859

252

Notes on a Visit to Iceland in the Summer of 1859

David Mackinlay

IV

1859

259

Recent Investigations of M Le Verrier on the Motion of Mercury

William Thomson, MA, LL.D, FRS

IV

1859

263

On Photographed Images of Electric Sparks

Professor William Thomson

IV

1859

266

Note on the Bursting of the Reservoirs of Crinan Canal

William Keddie

IV

1859

267

Election of Honorary Members

4 January 1860

IV

1860

271

On the Variation of the Periodic Times of the Earth and Inferior Planets, Produced by Matter Falling into the Sun

Professor William Thomson

4 January 1860

IV

1860

272

On Instruments and Methods for Observing Electricity

Professor William Thomson

4 January 1860

IV

1860

274

On Incrustations of Boilers Using Sea Water

James R Napier

18 January 1860

IV

1860

282

On the Density of Steam

W J Macquorn Rankine, LL.D, FRS

IV

1860

285

Observations on Sensations Experienced While Climbing the More Elevated Mountains of the Andes in Peru and Bolivia

Mathie Hamilton, MD

1 February 1860

IV

1860

287

On Spots on the Sun

Robert Hart

1 February 1860

IV

1860

292

Observations on the Supply of Coal and Ironstone, from the Mineral Fields of the West of Scotland

William Moore

1 February 1860

IV

1860

292

Remarks on Glass Painting

C Heath Wilson

IV

1860

309

On the Incrustation of Marine Boilers

William Wallace, PhD, FCS

7 March 1860

IV

1860

317

On Electrical Discharges in Rarefied Media

Dr Wallace

7 March 1860

IV

1860

320

On Trap Dykes, between Cordon and South End of Whiting Bay, Arran

James Napier

21 March 1860

IV

1860

321

On the Force of the Voltaic Current

George Blair, MA

21 March 1860

IV

1860

324

Historical Notes of Copper Smelting

Dr Francis H Thomson

4 April 1860

IV

1860

325

On a New Process of Ornamenting Glass

James Napier

18 April 1860

IV

1860

345

On the Spinal Cord and Nerves

Allen Thomson, MD, FRS

18 April 1860

IV

1860

348

On the Distribution and Probable Origin of the Petroleum or Rock Oil, of Western Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio

Henry D Rogers, FRS, Hon. FRSE, FGS

2 May 1860

IV

1860

355

On the Ageing of Mordants in Calico Printing

Walter Crum, FRS

IV

1859

360

Abstract of Proceedings of Session 1858-59

IV

1859

362

The Late William Murray Esq. of Monkland

IV

1859

362

On Some Points in the Chemistry of Sugar Refining

Dr William Wallace

4 May 1859

IV

1859

367

VOLUME V

President's Address

Dr Anderson

V

1860

1

Fossil Rain Markings and Fucoid Impressions on Sandstone Near Newtonards

James Bryce, LL.D FGS

V

1860

4

Abstract of Treasurer's Account for Session 1859-60

V

1860

5

Office Bearers 1860-61

V

1860

6

On the Geological Structure of Ben-Nevis

Dr Bryce

V

1860

6

On the Relations of Deposits of Common Salt to Climate

Henry D Rogers, FRS, Hon. FRSE, FGS

V

1860

7

Notes on a Tour in Iceland in 1959

David Mackinlay

V

1860

10

On the Motion of the Strings of a Violin

Professor H Helmholz

V

1860

17

Some Results in Electro-Magnetism, Obtained with the Balance Galvanometer

George Blair, MA

16 January 1861

V

1861

21

Remarks Upon the Fall of Rain in the Districts Supplying Glasgow with Water

James M Gale, CE

30 January 1861

V

1861

29

Report of the Temperature and Rainfall etc., of the Year 1860, Observed at Cessnock Park

Robert Hart

30 January 1861

V

1861

35

On the Stalactitic Sulphate of Barytes Found in Derbyshire

Walter Crum, FRS

V

1861

39

On Street Railways

T Currie Gregory, CE

V

1861

41

Notes on a Journey Across the Cordilleras of the Andes from the Coast of the Pacific Ocean to Chquisaca

Mathie Hamilton, MD

V

1861

51

On the Uses of the Antennae of Corystes Cassivelaunus, the masked Crab

David Robertson

13 March 1861

V

1861

55

On the Origin of Cyclones

Professor H D Rogers

13 March 1861

V

1861

57

On Explosions of Fire-damp in Coal Mines

Mark Fryar, FGS

27 March 1861

V

1861

61

On the Whin Floats and Dykes of Ayrshire

John Goodall

27 March 1861

V

1861

71

On an Apparatus for Indicating the Proportion of Fire-damp in the Atmosphere of Coal Mines

John Taylor, MD

10 April 1861

V

1861

75

A Method of Increasing the Efficiency of Watertight Bulkheads in Iron Ships and of Rendering them Available as a Means of Preventing Destruction by Fire

John Taylor, MD

24 April 1861

V

1861

80

Notice of a Series of Osteological Specimens, Illustrating Contrasts and Deviations From the Common Type of the Mammalia

Dr Allen Thomson

24 April 1861

V

1861

82

President's Address, Session 1861-62

Professor Rankine

V

1861

83

Absract of Treasurer's Account 1860-61

V

1861

90

Office Bearers 1861-62

V

1861

90

On Accidents by Fire from the Prevailing Use of Crinoline

Francis H Thomson, MD

V

1861

92

Effects of the Frost of December 1860, in the Vale of Clyde

Peter Clark

V

1861

99

On the Geolgical Structure of the Ben Nevis Group of Mountains

James Bryce, LL.D FGS

15 January 1862

V

1862

104

On the Flora and Climate of the Island of Cumbrae

William Keddie

15 January 1862

V

1862

105

On the Distribution of Marine Algae on the C.L.T. Buoys in the Clyde

Jhn Grieve, MA, MD, and David Robertson

15 January 1862

V

1862

121

On the Use of Mechanical Hypothesis in Science and Especially in the Theory of Heat

W J Macquorn Rankine, LL.D, FRS

15 January 1862

V

1862

126

On Co-operative Societies in Glasgow

John D Campbell

V

1862

133

Joint Address of Condolence to the Queen on the Death of Prince Albert

V

1862

140

Mechanical Theory of the Predominance of the Right Hand over the Left

Andrew Buchanan, MD

12 March 1862

V

1862

142

On a New Instrument for Measuring Electric Resistance in Absolute Units

William Thomson, LL.D, FRS

26 March 1862

V

1862

167

On the Rigidity of the Earth

William Thomson, LL.D, FRS

26 March 1862

V

1862

169

On the Landslip and Movement of the Moss in Auchengray Estate, Slamannan, on 12th and 15th August 1861

Thmas Gibb

23 April 1862

V

1862

170

Notes on Dyeing and Dyed Coulours in Ancient Times

James Napier, FCS

23 April 1862

V

1862

175

President's Address, Session 1862-63

Professor Rankine

V

1862

199

Abstract of Treasurer's Account for session 1861-62

V

1862

208

Office Bearers, 1862-63

V

1862

208

Black and Clayband Ironstones; Their Composition and Valuation

James Napier

V

1862

210

On Sections of Least Resistance for Ships of Limited Breadth and Limited Draft of Water

James Robert Napier

V

1862

217

The Government Scheme for Aiding Instruction in Science

John Mayer

V

1863

222

On the Chemistry of Coal-tar Colours

C Greville Williams, FRS

25 March 1863

V

1863

232

On Pisciculture

George Anderson

8 April 1863

V

1863

233

On the Recent Discovery of the Remains of a Cetacean in the Banks of the River Irvine

Rev Henry Crosskey

22 April 1863

V

1863

243

On the Tertiary Coal of Borneo, Sarawak, with a section

James Russell

22 April 1863

V

1863

246

History of the Invention of the Optical Illusion Called the "Ghost"

Dr John Taylor

V

1863

255

On the Utlilisation of Seaweed

Edward Alfred Wunsch

V

1863

260

Memoir of the Glasgow Cathedral Windows

C Heath Wilson

V

1864

271

A Practical Application of Dialysis

Alexander Whitelaw

V

1864

293

Notes on the Determination of the Time at the Observatory of the Glasgow University

Professor Grant

9 March 1864

V

1864

300

Remarks on the Great Lakes Titicaha and Aullaga in Upper Peru and Bolivia

Mathie Hamilton, MD

23 March 1864

V

1864

314

On the Prevention of Smoke, and the Means Adopted by the Authorities of Glasgow for its Suppression

William Gorman

20 April 1864

V

1864

321

On a Section of Glacial Clay at Errol, Perthshire

Rev Henry Crosskey

20 April 1864

V

1864

329

Minutes

V

1863

332

Abstract of Treasurer's Accounts, Session 1862-63

V

1863

333

Office Bearers for 1863-64

V

1863

334

Report on Patent laws

V

1863

336

Society Journal Index : Volumes 6-10 : 1864-1877

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ROYAL PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY OF GLASGOW

TITLE

AUTHOR

DATE

VOLUME

YEAR

PAGE

VOLUME VI

On a Means of Preventing Accidents in Diving Bells

Dr John Taylor

5 April 1865

VI

1865

1

On an Electrical Apparatus for Detecting the Presence of Pieces of Metal, such as Musket Balls, &c., in Gunshot Wounds

Dr John Taylor

5 April 1865

VI

1865

9

Description of a Heat-Restoring Gas Furnace, Constructed for Heating Iron

William Gorman

19 April 1865

VI

1865

12

Minutes, 1864-65

VI

1864

20

Obituary Notices of Alexander Hastie, Esq., and Dr Robert Dundas Thomson

VI

1864

20

Abstract of Treasurer's Account for Session 1863-64

VI

1864

23

Office Bearers for 1864-65

VI

1864

24

Minutes Connected with the Exhibition of 1846-47

VI

1864

28

On the Most Profitable Speed for a Fully Laden Cargo Steamer for a Given Voyage

James R Napier

VI

1865

33

On the Luminosity of the Sea

David Robertson and William Keddie, FRSE

VI

1865

38

On Petroleum

Henry D Rogers, LL.D, FRS

VI

1865

48

On Electrically Impelled and Electrically Controlled Clocks

William Thomson, LL.D, FRS

24 January 1866

VI

1866

61

On a Land Standard Electrometer and a Marine and Land Telegraphic Testing Electrometer

William Thomson, LL.D, FRS

24 January 1866

VI

1866

64

A Few Remarks on the Treatment of Cattle Plague

Richard Brown

7 February 1866

VI

1866

66

On the Determination and Difference of Longtitude Between the Observatories of Greenwich and Glasgow by Galvanic Signals

Robert Grant, MA, LL.D, FRS

VI

1866

80

On the Function of Articulate Speech, and on its Connection with the Mind and Bodily Organs

W T Gairdner, MD

7 March 1866

VI

1866

87

On the Estimation of the Evaporative Power of Fuel

W J Macquorn Rankine, CE, LL.D, FRS

18 April 1866

VI

1866

123

Minutes, 1865-66

VI

1865

127

On the Workshops of Glasgow

Francis H Thomson, President

VI

1866

137

On the Water of the River and Frith of Clyde

Dr R Angus Smith, FRS

VI

1866

154

On the Scientific Premonitions of the Ancients: I. Greek Geology

John Young, MD, FRSE

VI

1866

163

On the Proposed Extension of the Factory Act, and its Probable Effects on Juvenile Labour and Education in Glasgow

John D Campbell

23 January 1867

VI

1867

183

On the Phrase "Potential Energy" and on the Definitions of Physical Quantities

W J Macquorn Rankine, CE, LL.D, FRSS

23 January 1867

VI

1867

186

Notice of Two New Instruments

John Young, MD, FRSE

VI

1867

191

On Vortex Atoms

Professor Sir William Thomson

6 March 1867

VI

1867

197

Heights, and Other Particulars of the November Meteors

A Herschel, BA, FRAS

3 April 1867

VI

1867

207

Results Obtained from Heating Scrap Iron in the Heat-Restoring Gas Furnace

William Gorman

17 April 1867

VI

1867

215

On Recent Discoveries in the Structure of the Inner Ear

Dr Allen Thomson

17 April 1867

VI

1867

221

Minutes, 1866-67

VI

1866

223

Opening Address by the President

Dr Francis H Thomson

VI

1867

233

On Some Points and Certain Theories Concerning the Purpose and Primal Condition of the Great Pyramid of Jeezeh

St John Vincent Day, CE

20 January 1868

VI

1868

254

On a New Plastic Material

Edmund Hunt

18 March 1868

VI

1868

309

On the Present State of Some Branches of Iron Metallurgy

St. John Vincent Day, CE

1 April 1868

VI

1868

311

On the Sources of Sulphur Used in the Manufacture of Oil of Vitriol, or Sulphuric Acid

James Mactear

29 April 1868

VI

1868

337

Notes on the Post-tertiary Geology of Norway

Rev. Henry Crosskey and David Robertson

29 April 1868

VI

1868

346

On the Recovery of Sulphur from Alkali Waste

Ludwig Mond

VI

1868

363

On Animal Charcoal, Particularly in Relation to its Use in Sugar Refining

William Wallace, PhD, FRSE

VI

1868

377

On the Estimation of Potassium

James Chalmers and Robert Tatlock, FCS

VI

1868

390

Minutes, 1867-68

VI

1867

406

Donations to the Library, Session 1867-68

VI

1868

416

Index to Volume VI

VI

1868

421

VOLUME VII

Opening Address by the President, Session 1868-69

Dr Francis H Thomson

VII

1868

1

On the Chemistry of Sugar Manufacture and Sugar Refining

Dr Wallace, FRSE, FCE

VII

1868

22

On the methods and Recent Progress of Spectrum Analysis

A S Hershel, BA, FRAS

1 March 1869

VII

1869

38

On the Examination of the "Flame" of the Bessemer Converter

Thomas Rowan, FSC, FRSSA

29 March 1869

VII

1869

41

On the Igniting Point of the Vapours of Some Commercial Products

W R Hutton

VII

1868

49

A Chemist's View of the Sewage Question

Edward C C Stanford, FCS

19 April 1869

VII

1869

53

On the Extension of the Coalfields in England Beneath the More Recent Geological Formations

Edward Hull, FRS

10 March 1869

VII

1869

64

The Salt Deposits at Strassfurt

J H Bald and James Mactear

18 January 1869

VII

1869

67

The Sun's Distance and Parallax

St John Vincent Day, CE, FRSE

14 April 1869

VII

1869

76

Recent Researches into the Post-tertiary Geology of Scotland

Rev Henry W Crosskey, FGS

VII

1868

92

On the Physical Constitution of the Sun, as Revealed by the Phenomena of Solar Eclipses

R Grant, MA, LL.D, FRS

24 March 1869

VII

1869

103

Minutes

VII

1868

113

Report of the Council on the State of the Society

VII

1868

115

Report of Chemical Section

28 April 1869

VII

1869

126

Report of Sanitary and Social Economy Section

28 April 1869

VII

1869

127

Donations to the Library

VII

1869

133

Opening Address by the President, Session 1869-70

James Bryce, MA, LL.D, FGS

VII

1869

137

Discussion on Patents for Inventions

VII

1869

158

On the Principles Affecting the Solvency of a Life Assurance Company, and the Best Means of Protecting the Public Against Their Violation

James R Macfadyen

26 January 1870

VII

1870

221

On Defects of House Construction in Glasgow as a Cause of Mortality

Dr W T Gairdner

9 February 1870

VII

1870

245

Discussion of Defects of House Construction in Glasgow

VII

1870

258

A Glance at Some of the Vital and Social Statistics of Glasgow in 1869

William West Watson, FSS

9 March 1870

VII

1870

262

Discussion on the Vital and Social Statistics in Glasgow

9 March 1870

VII

1870

286

On the Appearance and Chemical Constitution of Ancient Glass Found in Tombs in the Island of Cyprus

John M Thomson

23 March 1870

VII

1870

288

On the Syenitic Rocks of Westfield, near Linlithgow

James Bryce, MA, LL.D, FGS

4 May 1870

VII

1870

293

On China Grass, Rheea, or Ramee Fibre

William Keddie, FRSE

4 May 1870

VII

1870

296

Note on the Action of House Sewage on Lead Pipes

Edward C C Stanford, FCS

VII

1869

307

On the Estimation of Iodine and Bromine, with Special Reference to the Analysis of Kelp

Robert R Tatlock, FRSE, FCS

VII

1869

308

On the Chemistry of Coal-smoke

W R Hutton

VII

1869

313

On Artificial Alizarine

J Wallace Young

17 January 1870

VII

1870

316

Notes of Experiments on Artificial Alizarine

John Christie

31 January 1870

VII

1870

318

Note on a Specimen of Shell Sand From the Island of Coll

Edward C C Stanford, FCS

VII

1870

323

On a Method of Obtaining a Continuous Current of Air or Gas Under Pressure, for Blow-pipe or Other Purposes

T L Patterson, FCS

28 March 1870

VII

1870

323

On the Examination of Air

Dr R Angus Smith, FRS

25 April 1870

VII

1870

326

Minutes

VII

1869

331

Report of Council on the State of the Society

VII

1869

332

Report of Librarian on the State of the Library

VII

1869

336

Report of the Architectural Section

12 January 1870

VII

1870

343

Report of Chemical Section

4 May 1870

VII

1870

351

Report of Sanitary and Social Economy Section

4 May 1870

VII

1870

353

Opening Address of the President, Session 1870-71

James Bryce, MA, LL.D, FGS

VII

1870

359

Note on Stevenson's Light for Ships

James R Napier, FRS

VII

1870

386

The Farmer and the Chemist

James Napier Sen., FCS

VII

1870

387

On a Wind-direction Rain Gauge

James R Napier, FRS

VII

1870

398

On the Attractions and Repulsions due to Vibration Observed by Guthrie and Schellbach

Professor Sir William Thomson, LL.D, FRS

VII

1870

401

Observations of the Recent Eclipse of the Sun in Spain

Alexander S Herschel, BA, FRAS

25 January 1871

VII

1871

405

The Eclipse Observations in Sicily

Dr T E Thorpe

25 January 1871

VII

1871

413

On Helmholtz's Analysis of the Vowel Sounds

Alexander S Herschel, BA, FRAS

8 February 1871

VII

1871

417

The Theory of the Death Rate, with Measurements of the Comparative Force of Mortality in Glasgow and Other Cities

James R Macfadyen

VII

1871

425

On Some Sources of Error in Volumetric Analysis

Robert R Tatlock, FRSE, FCE

VII

1870

442

Note on Scientific Education in National Elementary Schools

Henry W Crosskey, FGS

8 March 1871

VII

1871

446

Discussion on Mr Crosskey's Paper

8 March 1871

VII

1871

450

On the Chemical Constitution of Paraffin

Dr T E Thorpe

13 March 1871

VII

1871

454

Notes on the Analysis of an Earthball and Intestinal Calculi from the Horse

James F Stark, FCS

27 March 1871

VII

1871

456

Preliminary Notice on the Action of Chloride of Zinc upon Morphia and Papaverine, and on the Action of Nitrous Acid, Bleaching Powder and Hydrochloric Acid upon Morphia

E L Mayer

27 March 1871

VII

1871

459

Notes on the Cemetery of Staglieno near Genoa

Charles Heath Wilson

22 March 1871

VII

1871

472

On Some Evidences as to the Very Early Uses of Iron and on Certain Old Bits of Iron in Particular

St John Vincent Day, CE, FRSE

12 April 1871

VII

1871

476

Minutes

VII

1870

289

Report of Council on the State of the Society

VII

1870

490

Report of the Librarian on the State of the Library

VII

1870

492

Report of Chemical Section

12 April 1871

VII

1871

501

Report of Sanitary and Social Economy Section

12 April 1871

VII

1871

503

VOLUME VIII

Opening Address by the Retiring President

James Bryce, MA, LL.D, FGS

VIII

1871

1

The Astronomy of the Nineteenth Century: Inaugural Address

Professor Grant, MA, LL.D, FRS

VIII

1871

39

Comparison of the Vital Statistics of the Different Districts of Glasgow for the Two Years, 1869 and 1870

Alexander Scott

VIII

1871

78

Biogenesis, as Bearing upon Decomposition, Putrefecation and Decay

Dr Robert Bell

10 January 1872

VIII

1872

101

On the Drainage and Sewerage of Towns

John Phillips, CE

7 February 1872

VIII

1872

112

On Pressure Logs for Measuring the Speed of Ships

James R Napier, FRS

15 March 1872

VIII

1872

146

On the Results of the Recent Solar Eclipse

Dr T E Thorpe, FRSE

6 March 1872

VIII

1872

160

On the Analysis of Chrome Ore

John Clark, PhD

VIII

1871

174

On Some Experiments with Fehling's Copper Solution

T L Patterson, FCS

11 March 1872

VIII

1872

177

On a Double Sulphide of Gold and Silver

M M Pattison Muir, FCS

15 April 1872

VIII

1872

184

On the Action of Dilute Saline Solutions Upon Lead

M M Pattison Muir, FCS

15 April 1872

VIII

1872

184

The Jargons and Zircons of Ceylon

M H Cochrane, FCS

15 April 1872

VIII

1872

186

On the Separation of Phosphoric Acid, Ferric Oxide, Alumina, Lime and Magnesia

Thomas Robertson Ogilvie, FCS

29 April 1872

VIII

1872

189

On the Part which Ferric and Aluminic Oxides Play in the Manufacture of Superphosphate and on the Comparative Value of Mineral Phosphates

T L Patterson, FCS

29 April 1872

VIII

1872

194

On Some Evidences as to the Very Early Use of Iron

St. John Vincent Day, CE, FRSE

VIII

1872

235

Volcanic Vapours of Mount Vesuvius

James Anderson

VIII

1872

268

Livingstone Relief Expedition, via the Congo

James R Napier, FRS

VIII

1872

278

On Flour-Mill Fire Explosions

Stevenson Macadam, PhD, FRSE

VIII

1872

280

On British Weights and Measures

James R Napier, FRS

8 January 1873

VIII

1873

288

Discussion on Mr Napier's Paper

8 January 1873

VIII

1873

307

On Numeral and Metral Systems

E L Garbett

VIII

1873

329

On the Purification of Water

Professor Bischof

22 January 1873

VIII

1873

357

The Transit of Venus in 1874

Professor G Forbes

19 March 1873

VIII

1873

373

Examination and Defence of the Principles Enunciated by Mr Lowe in his Letter to the Chamber of Commerce, Glasgow

William Miller

VIII

1872

394

The Mint Bank-note of the Future

James Anderson

17 March 1873

VIII

1873

417

Technical Education

David Sandeman

9 April 1873

VIII

1873

421

Discussion on Mr Sandeman's Paper

9 April 1873

VIII

1873

431

Bank Acts and the Rate of Discount

Stephen Mason

3 March 1873

VIII

1873

443

On the Decomposition of Sulphate of Potash by Nitrate of Soda

William Henderson

13 January 1873

VIII

1873

457

On the Past and Present of Iron Smelting

St. John Vincent Day, CE, FRSE

3 April 1873

VIII

1873

464

Minutes, Including Reports on the State of the Society, the Library and Reports from the Sections

VIII

208

Additions to the Library

VIII

227

VOLUME IX

On Some Indications of a Daily Periodicity in the Vital Functions of Man

James Finlayson , MD

IX

1873

1

On the Analysis and Purification of Water

Professor Gustav Bischof

IX

1873

18

On Water Supply

Dr Stevenson Macadam, FRSE, FCS

21 January 1874

IX

1874

23

On the Economy of Fuel in Domestic Arrangements

James R Napier, FRS

4 February 1873

IX

1873

35

On the Economical Combustion of Coal Gas

Dr W Wallace, FRSE, FCS

4 March 1874

IX

1874

57

On the Cubic Space and on the Volume of Air Necessary for Ensuring the Salubrity of Inhabited Places

James R Napier, FRS

1 April 1874

IX

1874

81

On the Effects of Loch Katrine Water on Galvanised Iron

James R Napier, FRS

1 April 1874

IX

1874

87

On the Methods in Use for Determining the Value of Animal and Vegetable Oils

J J Coleman, FCS

12 January 1874

IX

1874

89

On the Measurement of the Chemical Action of Sunlight

Dr Thomas E Thorpe, FRSE

29 April 1874

IX

1874

108

On Deep Sea Sounding by Piano-forte Wire

Professor Sir William Thomson, LLD, FRS

18 March 1874

IX

1874

111

On Corals of the Carboniferous Limestone-genus Aspidiophyllum

James Thomson, FGS

IX

1874

153

Address to the Chemical Section of the Society

Edward C C Stanford, FCS (President)

IX

1874

163

On the Apparent Absence of Air and Water from the Moon

Francis Napier

IX

1874

175

Experiments on Fluid Jets and Induced Currents

Alexander Morton

IX

1874

179

On an Apparatus for Testing the Lubricating Powers of Various Liquids

R D Napier

IX

1874

188

On the Action between the Loch Katrine Water Supplied to Glasgow and Various Metals

James R Napier, FRS

IX

1874

202

On the Immediate Results of the Operations of the Glasgow Improvement Trust at Last May Term, as Regards the Inhabitants Displaced, &c.

Dr James B Russell

IX

1874

207

Air and Water, in Relation to Public Health

Dr W Wallace, FRSE, FCS

IX

1875

226

Notes on Niagara, &c.

W Keddie, FRSE

IX

1874

242

On a Waste-preventing Water Supply Apparatus

Matthew Crawford

10 March 1875

IX

1875

257

A Method of Trisecting an Angle

James N Miller

10 March 1875

IX

1875

260

On M'Kay's Machine for Boring Tube-plates, or Other Plates of Metal

William Dron

IX

1875

262

Notes on a Tour in Germany, With Special Inquiry Regarding the Provisions for Scientific and Technical Education

Dr James Bryce, MA, FRSE

27 January 1875

IX

1875

267

A Method for the Interpolation and Summation of Numerical series

John Donald

IX

1875

272

On a Self-acting Railway Train Brake

James Steel

IX

1875

281

On the High Antiquity of Iron and Steel

St John Vincent Day, CE, FRSE

26 April 1875

IX

1875

296

On the Ageing of Whisky and Other Spirits

Dr William Wallace, FRSE, FCS

28 April 1875

IX

1875

329

On the Germ Theory of Putrification

Dr William Wallace, FRSE, FCE

28 April 1875

IX

1875

329

On Fractured Rivets from a Steam-Boiler

James R Napier, FRS

28 April 1875

IX

1875

330

On a Method of Spinning Tops

James R Napier, FRS

28 April 1875

IX

1875

331

On the Conical Filter of Greatest Capacity for a Given Slant Height or Radius of Filter Paper

James R Napier, FRS

28 April 1875

IX

1875

332

Note on Experiments with Giroud's Rheometer

William Foulis

28 April 1875

IX

1875

332

Minutes, Including Reports on the State of the Society and on the Library, and Reports from Sections

IX

119

Additions to the Library

IX

134

List of Members of the Society

IX

147

VOLUME X

Report on the Production of Nitric Acid from the Free Nitrogen of the Air

E M Dixon, BSC

X

1875

1

On the Economy of Napier's Stove

J Mackenzie, CE

X

1875

19

On a Waste-preventing Water Tap

William Ross

X

1875

21

On a Boat-lowering Apparatus

Captain Barr

X

1875

24

On a Rope Catch for Turners

James R Napier, FRS

X

1875

25

On a Sandpaper Catch for Turners

James R Napier, FRS

X

1875

25

On a Simple Means of Keeping Biscuits, &c., Dry

The late Walter Crum, FRS

X

1875

26

Introductory Address to the Chemical Section

John Ferguson, MA

X

1875

27

Notes on the Physical Geography and Natural History of the North Coast of Australia

The late Francis Napier

12 January 1876

X

1876

40

On the Genesis of Atoms, Worlds and Sunspots

Henry Muirhead, MD

X

1875

51

Communications from the Chemical Laboratory of Anderson's University

Professor W Dittmar

17 January 1876

X

1876

63

On Some Modern Theories of the Nature and Origin of Life, Regarded in Physiological Aspect

Professor Eben. Watson, AM, MD

26 January 1876

X

1876

74

On Ancient Mortars and Cements

James Napier, FCS, FRSE

9 February 1876

X

1876

86

Experiments Illustrating Rigidity Produced by Centrifugal Force

John Aitken

X

1876

99

On the Current Doctrines of Attraction and Energy - A Kinetic Theory of the Cosmos

Henry Muirhead, MD

8 March 1876

X

1876

107

Descriptions of New Species of Rugose Corals f