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That a Deputation, consisting of Mr. E. Chadwick, C.B., Mr. J. Heywood, Mr. Marsh, M.P., Dr. Farr, Mr. Tite, M.P., Mr. S. Gregson, M.P., and Col. Sykes, M.P., be requested to wait upon the Secretary of State for the Home Department and the Registrar-General, and represent to them the importance of having prepared Mortuary Statistics in respect to Classes and Occupations, in such forms as were recommended by the International Statistical Congress, or in such other form as will distinguish the Occupations or the Classes of those who die.

That the Committee, consisting of Dr. Robinson, Professor Wheatstone, Dr. Gladstone, and Professor Hennessy, which was appointed at Manchester to confer as to Experiments on Fog Signals, and to act as a Deputation to the Board of Trade, be requested to impress upon the Board the importance of inquiries on the subject.

Communications to be printed entire among the Reports.

That the Extract of Professor De Souza's Report to the Portuguese Government, regarding the Instruments used at Kew Observatory, be printed entire in the Reports.

That Mr. Symons's Papers on Rainfall be printed entire among the Reports.

That the Paper by the Astronomer Royal, on the Strains in the interior of Beams and Tubular Bridges, be printed entire among the Reports.

That Mr. Aston's Paper on Projectiles, with reference to their Penetration, be printed entire among the Reports.

That Mr. W. Fairbairn's Paper on the Results of some Experiments on the Mechanical Properties of Projectiles be printed entire among the Reports.

Synapsis of Grants of Money appropriated to Scientific Purposes by the General Committee at the Cambridge Meeting in October 1862, with the name of the Member who alone, or as the First of a Committee, is entitled to draw the Money.

Kew Observatory.

£ s. d.

Maintaining the Establishment of Kew Observatory 600 0 0

House for the Photoheliograph at Kew 100 0 0

Mathematics and Physics.

Williamson, Prof.—Electrical Standards 100 0 0

Williamson, Prof.—For constructing and distributing ditto.... 50 0 0

Sykes, Col.—Balloon Ascents 200 0 0

Sykes, Col.—Balloon Committee (deficiency) 70 0 0

Sykes, Col.—Other expenses of Balloon Ascents 25 0 0

Glaisher, Mr.—Meteors 20 0 0

Jenkin, Mr.—Thermo-Electricity 15 0 0

Carried forward

£1180 0 0 £ s. d.

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Brought forward 1180 0 0

Hcnnessy, Prof.—Vertical Atmospheric Movements 20 0 0

Chemistry.

Matthiessen, Dr.—Alloys 20 0 0

Dupre, 31.—Carbon under pressure 10 0 0

Gages, Mr.—Chemistry of Rocks 8 0 0

Otology.

Scott, Mr.—Granites, (fee 5 0 0

Sorby, Mr.—Fusion of Rocks 30 0 0

Huxley, Prof.—Coal Fossils 20 0 0

Mallet, Mr.—Volcanic Temperature 100 0 0

Zoology and Botany.

Cobbold, Mr.—Entozoa 25 0 0

Huxley, Prof.—Herrings 20 0 0

Jeffreys, Mr.—Dredging (Doggerbank) 25 0 0

Jeffreys, Mr.—Dredging (Shetland) 50 0 0

Jeffreys, Mr.—Dredging (X.E. coast of Scotland) 25 0 0

Jeffreys, Mr.—Committee for Dredging 10 0 0

Smith, Dr. E.—Prison Discipline 20 0 0

Gibb, Dr.—Bromide of Ammonium 8 0 0

Carpenter, Dr.—Foraminifera 25 0 0

Allman, Prof.—Hydroids 10 0 0

Mechanics.

Webster, Mr.—Patent Laws 30 0 0

Sutherland, Duke of.—Steamships 100 0 0

Gladstone, Dr.—Gun Cotton 50 0 0

Oldham, Mr.—Tidal Observations 50 0 0

Rennie, Mr.—Action of Tides below Wisbeach to the Wash .. 25 0 0

Fairbairn, Mr.—Railway Accidents 25 0 0

Total 1891 0 0 General Statement of Sums which have been paid on Account of Grants for Scientific Purposes.

£ t. d.

1834.

Tide Discussion 20 0 0

1835.

Tide Discussions 62 0 0

British Fossil Ichthyology 105 0 0

£167 0 0

1836.

Tide Discussions 163 0 0

British Fossil Ichthyology 105 0 0

Thermometric Observations, &c. 50 0 0 Experiments on long-continued

Heat 17 1 0

Rain* Gauges 0 13 0

Refraction Experiments 15 0 0

Lunar Nutation 60 0 0

Thermometers 15 6 0

~~£434 14 0

1837.

Tide Discussions 284 1 0

Chemical Constants 24 13 6

Lunar Nutation 70 0 0

Observations on Waves 100 12 0

Tides at Bristol 150 0 0

Meteorology and Subterranean

Temperature 89 5 0

Vitrification Experiments 150 0 0

Heart Experiments 8 4 6

Barometric Observations 30 0 0

Barometers 11 18 6

£318 14 6

1838.

Tide Discussion 29 0 0

British Fossil Fishes 100 0 0

Meteorological Observations and

Anemometer (construction) ... 100 0 0

Cast Iron (Strength of) 60 0 0

Animal and Vegetable Substances

(Preservation of) 19 1 10

Railway Constants 41 12 10

Bristol Tides 50 0 0

Growth of Plants 75 0 0

Mud in Rivers 3 6 6

Education Committee 50 0 0

Heart Experiments 5 3 0

Land and Sea Level 267 8 7

Subterranean Temperature 8 6 0

Steam-vessels 100 0 0

Meteorological Committee 31 9 5

Thermometers 16 4 0

~£956 12 2

1839.

Fossil Ichthyology 110 0 0

Meteorological Observations at

Plymouth 63 10 0

Mechanism of Waves 144 2 0

Bristol Tides 35 18 6

£ t. d.

Meteorology and Subterranean

Temperature 21 II 0

Vitrification Experiments 9 4 7

Cast Iron, Experiments 100 0 0

Railway Constants 28 7 2

Land and Sea Level 274 1 4

Steam-vessels' Engines 100 0 0

Stars in Histoire Celeste 331 18 6

Stars in Lacaille 110 0

Stars in R.A.S. Catalogue 6 16 ' 6

Animal Secretions 10 10 0

Steam-engines in Cornwall 50 0 0

Atmospheric Air 16 10

Cast and Wrought Iron 40 0 0

Heat on Organic Bodies 3 0 0

Gases on Solar Spectrum 22 0 0

Hourly Meteorological Observations, Inverness and Kingussie 49 7 8

Fossil Reptiles 118 2 9

Mining Statistics 50 0 0

£1595 11 0

1840.

Bristol Tides 100 0 0

Subterranean Temperature 13 13 6

Heart Experiment 18 19 0

Lungs Experiments 8 13 0

Tide Discussions 50 0 0

Land and Sea Level 6 11 1

Stars (Histoire Celeste) 242 10 0

Stars (Lacaille) 4 15 0

Stars (Catalogue) 264 0 0

Atmospheric Air 15 15 0

Water on Iron 10 0 0

Heat on Organic Bodies 7 0 0

Meteorological Observations 52 17 6

Foreign Scientific Memoirs 112 1 6

Working Population 100 0 0

School Statistics 50 0 0

Forms of Vessels 18 4 7 0

Chemical and Electrical Phenomena 40 0 0

Meteorological Observations at

Plymouth 80 0 0

Magnetical Observations 185 13 9

£1546 Id 4

1841.

Observations on Waves 30 0 0

Meteorology and Subterranean

Temperature 8 8 0

Actinometers 10 0 0

Earthquake Shocks 17 7 0

Acrid Poisons 6 0 0

Veins and Absorbents 3 0 0

Mud in Rivers 5 0 0

Marine Zoology 15 12 8

Skeleton Maps 20 0 0

Mountain Barometers 6 18 6

Stars (Histoire Celeste) 185 0 0

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1842.

Dynamometric Instruments 113 11 2

Anoplura Britannia: 52 12 0

Tides at Bristol 59 8 0

Gases on Light 30 14 7

Chronometers 26 17 6

Marine Zoology 15 0

British Fossil Mammalia 100 0 0

Statistics of Education 20 0 0

Marine Steam-vessels' Engines... 28 0 0

Stars (Histoire Celeste) 59 0 0

Stars (Brit. Assoc. Cat. of) 110 0 0

Railway Sections 161 10 0

British Belemnites 50 0 0

Fossil Reptiles (publication of

Report) 210 0 0

Forms of Vessels 180 0 0

Oalvanic Experiments on Rocks 5 8 6 Meteorological Experiments at

Plymouth 68 0 0

Constant Indicator and Dynamometric Instruments 90 0 0

Force of Wind 10 0 0

Light on Growth of Seeds 8 0 0

Vital Statistics 50 0 0

Vegetative Power of Seeds 8 111

Questions on Human Race 7 9 0

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Meteorological Observations, Osier's Anemometer at Plymouth 20 0 0

Reduction of Meteorological Observations 30 0 0

Meteorological Instruments and

Gratuities 39 6 0

Construction of Anemometer at

Inverness 56 12 2

Magnetic Cooperation 10 8 10

Meteorological Recorder for Kew

Observatory 50 0 0

Action of Gases on Light 18 16 I

Establishment at Kew Observatory, Wages, Repairs, Furniture and Sundries 133 4 7

Experiments by Captive Balloons 81 8 0

Oxidation of the Rails of Railways 20 0 0

Publication of Report on Fossil

Reptiles 40 0 0

Coloured Drawings of Railway

Sections 147 18 3

Registration of Earthquake

Shocks 30 0 0

Report on Zoological Nomencla-
ture 10 0 0

Uncovering Lower Red Sand-
stone near Manchester 4 4

Vegetative Power of Seeds 5 3

Marine Testacea (Habit* of) ... 10 0

Marine Zoology 10 0

Marine Zoology 2

Preparation of Report on British
Fossil Mammalia 100

Physiological Operations of Me-
dicinal Agents 20 0 0

Vital Statistics 36 5 8

Additional Experiments on the

Forms of Vessels 70 0 0

Additional Experiments on the

Forms of Vessels 100 0 0

Reduction of Experiments on the

Forms of Vessels 100 0 0

Morin's Instrument and Constant

Indicator 69 14 10

Experiments on the Strength of

Materials 60 0 0

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£ t. d.

Influence of Light on Plants 10 0 0

Subterraneous Temperature in

Ireland 5 0 0

Coloured Drawings of Railway

Sections 15 17 6

Investigation of Fossil Fishes of

the Lower Tertiary Strata ... 100 0 0 Registering the Shocks of Earthquakes 1842 23 II 10

Structure of Fossil Shells 20 0 0

Radiata and Mollusca of the

jEgean and Red Seas 1842 100 0 0

Geographical Distributions of

Marine Zoology 1842 0 10 0

Marine Zoology of Devon and

Cornwall 10 0 0

Marine Zoology of Corfu 10 0 0

Experiments on the Vitality of

Seeds 9 0 3

Experiments on the Vitality of

Seeds 1842 8 7 3

Exotic Anoplura 15 0 0

Strength of Materials 100 0 0

Completing Experiments on the

Forms of Ships 100 0 0

Inquiries into Asphyxia 10 0 0

Investigations on the Internal

Constitution of Metals 50 0 0

Constant Indicator and Morin's

Instrument, 1842 10 3 6

£981 12 8

1845.

Publication of the British Association Catalogue of Stars 351 14 G

Meteorological Observations at

Inverness 30 18 11

Magnetic and Meteorological Cooperation 16 16 8

Meteorological Instruments at

Edinburgh 18 11 9

Reduction of Anemometrical Observations at Plymouth 25 0 0

Electrical Experiments at Kew

Observatory 43 17 8

Maintaining the Establishment in

Kew Observatory 149 15 0

For Kreil's Barometrograph 25 0 0

Gases from Iron Furnaces 50 0 0

The Actinograph 15 0 0

Microscopic Structure of Shells... 20 0 0

Exotic Anoplura 1843 10 0 0

Vitality of Seeds 1843 2 0 7

Vitality of Seed 1844 7 0 0

Marine Zoology of Cornwall 10 0 0

Physiological Action of Medicines 20 0 0 Statistics of Sickness and Mortality in York 20 0 0

Earthquake Shocks 1843 15 14 8

"£830 ~9~~9

1846.

British Association Catalogue of

Stars 1844 211 15

£ i. d.

Fossil Fishes of the London Clay 100 0 0 Computation of the Gaussian

Constants for 1839 50 0 0

Maintaining the Establishment at

Kew Observatory 146 16 7

Strength of Materials 60 0 0

Researches in Asphyxia 6 16 2

Examination of Fossil Shells 10 0 0

Vitality of Seeds 1844 2 15 10

Vitality of Seeds 1845 7 12 3

Marine Zoology of Cornwall 10 0 0

Marine Zoology of Britain 10 0 0

Exotic Anoplura 1844 25 0 0

Expenses attending Anemometers 11 7 6

Anemometers' Repairs 2 3 6

Atmospheric Waves 3 3 3

Captive Balloons 1844 8 19 3

Varieties of the Human Race

1844 7 6 3 Statistics of Sickness and Mortality in York 12 0 0

£685 16 0

1817.

Computation of the Gaussian

Constants for 1839 50 0

Habits of Marine Animals 10 0

Physiological Action of Medicines 20 0

Marine Zoology of Cornwall ... 10 0

Atmospheric Waves 6 9

Vitality of Seeds 4 7

Maintaining the Establishment at

Kew Observatory ■■ 107 8

£208 5

1848.

Maintaining the Establishment at

Kew Observatory 171 15 11

Atmospheric Waves 3 10 9

Vitality of Seeds 9 15 0

Completion of Catalogues of Stars 70 0 0

On Colouring Matters 5 0 0

On Growth of Plants 15 0 0

£275 i 8

1849.

Electrical Observations at Kew

Observatory 50 0

Maintaining Establishment at

ditto 76 2

Vitality of Seeds 5 8

On Growth of Plants 5 0

Registration of Periodical Phenomena 10 0

Bill on account of Anemometrical

Observations 13 9

£159 19

1850.

Maintaining the Establishment at

Kew Observatory 255 18 0

Transit of Earthquake Waves ... 50 0 0

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