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THE

ANNALS

OF

PHILOSOPHY.

NEW SERIES.

JULY TO DECEMBER, 1822.

VOL. IV.

AND TWENTIETH FROM THE COMMENCEMENT.

London:

Printed by C. Baldwin, New Bridge-streel ;

FOR BALDWIN, CRADOCK, AND JOY,

PATERNOSTER-ROW.

1822.

| A003

v.20

TABLE OF CONTENTS.

NUMBER 1.-JULY..

Page

On the Fundamental State of the Magnetic Phenoniena of the Electrical

Connecting Wire. By M. Prechtel, Director of the Polytechnic Insti-

tution in Vienna. (With a Plate.)......

1

Account of the Weather during the Three Winter Months of 1821, and

1822, kept at Jasmond, Newcastle-upon-Tyne. By N.J. Winch, Esq. 6

Meteorological Register kept in St. Petersburgh from 1772 to 1792, and

1818 and 1819. By Mr. Longmire

13

On the Crystalline Form of Diaspore. By W. Phillips, Esq. FLS. &c.

(With a Plate.)....

17

On the Differences in the Annual Stateinents of the Quantity of Rain fall-

ing in adjacent Places. By H. Boase, Esq. (With a Plate.)

18

On Finding the Sines of the Sum and Difference of Two Arcs. By Mr.

James Adams. (With a Plate.)...

21

On the Use of Tincture and Brazil Wood in distinguishing several Acids.

By M. P. A. de Bonsdorff............

23

Astronomical Observations. By Col. Beaufoy, FRS.

27

Method for finding the Sum of all the Coefficients in the Expansion of a

Multinomial. By Mr. S. Jones

27

On the Specific Gravity of Gases. By Charles Sylvester, Esq....... 29

Extracts from the Journal of a Survey, to explore the Sources of the Rivers

Ganges and Jumna. By Capt. J. A. Hodgson....

31

On certain Substances which have been supposed to act as Acids and as

Alkalies. By R. Phillips, FRS. L. & E. FLS. &c. ......

53

Analytical Account of Mr. Partington's History of the Steam Engine.... 56

Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical So-

ciety, for 1822. Vol. I. Part II. .....

64

Proceedings of the Royal Society, June 6, 13, and 20.

64
Geological Society, April 19, May 3, 17, and June 7 66

Definition of a Straight Line.

71

Black Urine.

71

Remarkable Phenomenon, which occurred at Juvinas June 15, 1821

72

Analysis of the Aerolite which fell at Juvinas .....

74

Magnesian Minerals of Hoboken.....

75

Analysis of Sulphuret of Molybdenum

76

Analysis of the Chromate of Iron.

76

Progress of Mineralogy in America....

76

New Test for Arsenic.....

77

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