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Other Resolutions adopted by the General Committee
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General Meetings
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Report of a Committee consisting of Messrs J LARMOR and G H BRYAN
85
Sixth Report of the Committee consisting of Professors FITZGERALD Chair
122
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Lord RAYLEIGH Sir WILLIAM
129
Address by Professor OLIVER J LODGE D Sc LL D F R S President of
134
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor 0 J LODGE Professor CAREY
139
Third Interim Report of the Committee consisting of Professor FITZGERALD
147
Interim Report of the Committee consisting of Professor CAYLEY Professor
160
Interim Report of the Committee consisting of Professor THORPE Professor
263
Fifth Report of the Committee consisting of Professors TILDEN McLeon
273
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Dr H WOODWARD Chair
299
Report of the Committee consisting of Messrs H BAUERMAN F W RUDLER
312
Second Report of the Committee consisting of Professor JAMES GEIKIE Chair
321
Report of the Committee consisting of Mr G J Symons Mr C DAVISON
333
Report of the Committee consisting of Dr H WOODWARD Chairman
334
Report of the Committee consisting of Mr J W Davis Chairman Rev
351
Draft of Report of the Committee consisting of Professor FLOWER Chair
357
Report of a Committee consisting of Professor Newton Mr John CORDEAUX
363
Report of the Committee consisting of Dr P L SCLATER Professor
365
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor A C HADDON Professor
382
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor FLOWER Chairman
404
Report of the Committee consisting of Professor FLOWER Chairman
405
Fifth Report of the Committee consisting of Sir John LUBBOCK Dr JOHN
449
On the Capture of Comets by Planets especially their Capture by Jupiter
511
The Recent Progress of Agriculture in India By C L TUPPER
532
On an Experiment on the Velocity of Light in the neighbourhood
560
Electrolytic Problems By Robert L Mond
561
Electrolytic Problems By ROBERT L MOND
564
Report of the Committee on the Phenomena accompanying the Discharge of Electricity from Points
565
Report of the Committee on the Seasonal Variations in the Temperature
576
Joint Discussion with Section Gon Units and their Nomenclature
577
On the Magnetic Field in the neighbourhood of the South London Elec
581
Report of the Committee on the Volcanic and Seismological Phenomena
583
FRIDAY AUGUST 21
602
Report on Isomeric Naphthalene Derivatives
610
On the Continuity of the Kellaways Beds over extended areas near Bed
636
Vulcanicity in Lower Devonian Rocks The Prawle Problem By
642
On the Evidences of Glacial Action in Pembrokeshire and the Direction
649
Report of the Committee on Elbolton Cave near Skipton
652
BIOLOGY
660
On some simple Models illustrating the Vascular System of Vertebrates
679
On recent Investigations of the Marine Biological Association Fishery
685
On the Recent Visitation of Plutella Crucifera By W FREAM
695
New Form of Appendicularian Haus By Geo Swainson F L S
701
The Homology of Continents By Dr Hugh R Mill F R S E
715
The Volta River By G DOBSON
722
Address by Professor W CUNNINGHAM D D D Sc F S S President
723
FRIDAY AUGUST 21
737
The Taxation of Inventors By LEWIS EDMUNDS D Sc 713
743
Address by T FORSTER Brown M Inst C E President of the Section
749
Petroleum Oilengines By Professor William Robinson M E Assoc
759
On the Compound Principle in the Transmission of Power by Compressed
765
Recent Progress in the Use of Electric Motors By Professor G FORDES
771
On the Internal and External Work of Evaporation By W WORBY
777
On the Comparative Values of various Substances used as Nonconduct
780
Report of the NorthWestern Tribes of Canada Committee
798
The Morocco Berbers By J E BUDGETT MEAKIN
804
Report of the Prehistoric Inhabitants Committee
811
INDEX
817

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