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same, in 1834, '37. 177; the tion of the proposed allowance to
same, and length of the roads, in Prince Albert, 41. 201.
1839, 42. 122 ; tolls collected on, Sicilian vespers, '28. 57.
in 1834 and 1839, id. 118.

wine, see Wines, FOREIGN.
Shropshire Roads Act, '35. 222. Sicilies (Two), extent, population,

quantity of iron made, and military force of, in 1828,
and of furnaces in, in 1827, 29. 28. 71; kingdom of the Two, its
196.

extent, population, sovereign, ca-
and North Wales Assu pital, religion, revenue, debt, army
rance Company Act, '38. 209. and navy, in 1828, '29. 72, 73;
Shrove Sunday, 28. 8; Tuesday, extent, population, and military
id. 18.

and naval force of (1831), 33.
Shrub, Act reducing duty on, made 55 ; population and sovereign of

in India (4 Vict. c. 8), '42. 125, (1836), '36. 107.
126.

Sicily, conquered by Sextus Pom-
Shrubby stylidium, '31. 43 ; trefoil, peius, 28. 54; garrisoned by
'29. 66.

English, 31. 57; extent and pre
Shubat, a Syrian month, '30. 17. pulation of, in 1828, *28. 71 ;
Shukrobar, a Hindoo" day, '30. extent and population of (1831),
27.

'33. 55 ; gold and silver coins of,
Shumac, duty on (1829), '30. 200; their names, value, weight, alloy,

import and home consumption of, and value in English money
in 1828, '31. 175; in 1830, '32. (1829), '30. 108.
179; '33. 177; in 1831, '34. 156;

History of," "32. 54.
import and home consumption “ History of the Saracens in,"
of, and duty on, in 1837, 39. 32. 78.
184; the same, in 1838, '40.176 ; Sick Children, Royal Metropolitan
the same, in 1839, '41. 183; the Infirmary for, '30. 140.
same, in 1810, '42. 156.

Sick-rooms, mode of fumigating,
Shumla, heights of, occupied by the 28. 112.
Russians, '29. 242.

Sickler, Dr. F. K. L., dies, '37. 110.
Shun-che, emperor of China, '30. Sicyon, founded, *28. 50.
28.

Sida Pulchella, 31. 43.
Shutlanger Inclosure Act,'41.215. Siddons, Mrs., dies, '32. 238.
Shuttlehanger Inclosure Act, '41. Sidereal year, used in India, '30. 24.
215.

Sideroxylon melanophleim, 31. 43.
Siak, kingdom of (Sumatra), its ex Sidmouth, population of, '33. 60;

tent, population, capital, and re difference of time between, and
ligion, in 1828, '29. 74, 75.

London, '31. 15; Harbour Act,
Siam, extent, population, and mili '37. 224; Market Act, '40. 214.
tary force of, in 1828, '28. 72;

Lord, his circular, '28.
kingdom of, its extent, popula 65 ; resigns his pension, '37. 189.
tion, sovereign, capital, religion, Sidney, A., 31. 72.
revenue, and army, in 1828, 29.

Sir Philip, '31. 70; '32.
72, 73; treaty with, '28. 67; 59.
cotton goods, British, quantity Sidonius, '31.65; Apollinaris, '32.
and value of exports to, in 1831, 54.
'36. 169.

Sieben-gebirge mountains, and their
ports of, value of export of several heights, '33. 44; alpha-
British produce, &c. to, in 1830, betical index to same, &c., id. 49
'33. 180; value of exports to, in --53.
1827, 1830, 1833, 1834, and Siebenburgen, increase of inhabitants
1835, '37. 160.

in, '29. 77.
Siberia, discovered, '30. 95.

Siedlez, battle of, '32. 237.
Sibthorp, Colonel, moves the reduc “ Siege of Paris,” '32. 66.

Siege, Paris in a state of, '33. 230;

illegality of the declaration, id. ib.
Sierra Leone, proposed abandon-

ment of, '31. 207; value of im-
ports and exports into, and from,
1833, '37. 165.

and Gambia, date of
settlement of, how governed, po-
pulation, imports and exports,
and tonnage inwards and outwards
(1831), '32. 104, 105.
Sievier and Fowler, Messrs., their

premium for a design for the Nelson

monument, '40. 222.
Sieyes, Abbé, dies, '37. 110, 254.
Sigebert, '31. 66 ; *32. 63.
“Sigismund, Life of,” '32. 63.
Sign Manual Bill, '31. 205.

forgery of, high treason,
and punishable with death (1 W.

IV. C.66), '31. 157.
Signals, false, to ships, punishment

for exhibiting, in 1828, '28. 143;
see also, Ships and SHIPWRECK.
Signet, Clerk of the, Act regulating

(2 W. IV. c. 49), '33. 146.
Signs, explanation of, used in ma-

thematical operations to denote
the relation of numbers, magni-
tude, and quantities, '28. 104-
106.

for quantities, Vietà, '29.55.
Sikhs, Confederation of the, its ex-

tent, population, chief, capital,
religion, revenue, and army, in

1828, '29. 72, 73.
Silbergros (Prussia), its value, &c.

(1829), '30. 107.
Silbergroschen, pieces of thirty and

of five, their value, &c. (1829),

'30. 107.
Silesia, taken by Prussia, '28. 61 ;

given to Prussia, '31. 51; extent
and population of (1831), '33.
55; address to the Diet of, '42.
239.

- and Moravia, extent and
population of (1831), '33. 53.
Silius Italicus, '28. 54 ; '31. 65;

32. 53.
Silistria, siege of, raised, '29. 246;

siege of, '30. 262; surrender of,

id. 263.
Silk, first brought from India, '28.55.

for clothing, '29. 121.

Silk Duties Act (10 G. IV. c. 23),

'30. 175; duty on (1829), id.
200; manufactures, duty on
(1829), id., 205 ; amount of
duty on, in 1830, 1831, and
1832, '34. 161; importation of
foreign, on a duty, '28. 67.

raw and thrown, value of, im-
ported, in 1827, 28. 167; raw and
waste, quantity of, imported, from
1824 to 1828, 29.191; (various)
import, export and home con.
sumption of, 1828, '31. 175;
raw, thrown, and manufactured,
quantity of, entered for home
consumption, in 1829, and amount
of duty, and quantity exported,
id. 188, 189; raw and thrown,
import, export, and home con-
sumption of, 1830, '32. 179;
'33. 177; in 1831, '34. 156;
raw, waste and thrown, quantity
of, imported, and from whence,
and entered for home consump-
tion, in 1832, '34. 168 ; and Bri-
tish silk goods, importation and
exportation of, from 1820 to 1833,
'35 179; raw, waste, and thrown,
imported and exported, in 1833
and 1834, '36.170; import and
home consumption of, &c., in
1836, '38. 177; raw, waste,
thrown, &c., imports of, value of,
in 1834 and 1835, '37. 163; im.
port and home consumption of,
and duty on, in 1837, '39. 185;
the same, in 1838, '40. 177; the
same, in 1839, 41. 181; the
same, in 1840, '42. 157.

export of, value of, in 1834
and 1835, '37. 162.

India, import and export of,
in 1833 and 1834, '36. 170.

and silk goods, value of, sold
at India Company's sales, in
1834-35, '36. 171.

factories, uumber of, in the
United Kingdom, and number
and ages of persons employed
therein, in 1835, '36. 181, 182.

manufactories, disputes be-
tween masters and servants in
(10 G. IV. c. 52), '30. 188.

manufacturers, allowances to,
see Soap.

the same,

Silk manufactures, value of, ex-

ported, in 1827, '28. 167; amount
of British manufactured, exported
in the years 1826, 1827, and 1828,
'30. 214; declared value of ex-
ports of, in 1828, '31. 176; de-
clared value, in 1830, '33. 179:
in 1831, '34. 158; British, value
of, exported, from 1820 to 1833,
'35. 179; value of exports of, in
years ending 5th January, 1833
and 1834, id, 173; in 1833 and
1834, '36. 157; in 1835, '37.
168; in 1835 and 1836, 38. 177;
exports of, value of, in 1834 and
1835, 37. 161;

in
183, 1836, and 1837, '39. 183;
the same, in 1838, '40. 180; the
same, in 1839, '41. 187; in 1840,
'42. 162; exports of, from Ire-
land in 1825 and 1835, '39. 189;
(India), exports of, value of, in
1834 and 1835, 37. 162; of
Europe, import and exports of, in
1833 and 1834, 36. 170; (Eu-
ropean), import and home con-
sumption of, and duty on, in 1837,
39. 185; the same, in 1838, '40.
177; the same, in 1839, '41. 184;

in 1840, 242, 157 (Indian), id. ib.
Silk-weavers' Society, '30. 157.
Silk-worms brought to Europe, '28.

56.
Silky cystisus, '31.38; Grevillea, id.

40; Patersonia, id. 42; Poda-
lyria, id. ib.
Silver, value of, raised in the several

mining countries of America and
Russia, from 1790 to 1809, and
from 1810 to 1829, '34. 180.

price of, in 1834, '36. 153.

money, number of shillings
coined from a pound troy of, *28.
165; amount of, coined, from
1790 to 1829, '34. 153 ; value of,
coined at the Mint, during 1833,
35. 171; coined, from 1816 to
1828, 29, 189; value, coined in
1834 and 1835, '37. 155; value
of, coined, at the Mint, in 1836
and 1837, '39. 181; quantity
coined, from 1816 to 1840, '42.
155.

quantity received at, and de-
livered from the Bank of England,

in each of the quarters of 1833,
'35. 172; quantity received at,
and delivered from the Bank of
England, in 1834 and 1835, '37.
156; and gold, quantity of, re-
ceived at, and delivered from the
Bank of England, in 1834, 1835,
and 1836, '38. 171; the same,
in 1835, 1836, and 1837, 39.

180.
Silver fir, 29. 66.

plate, weight of, wrought,
manufactured in Great Britain,
from 1803 to 1813, and from
1813 to 1823, and drawbacks on
same, '34. 165; old, intended for
private use, duty on (1836), '37.
128; silver and gold plate, amount
of duty on, in 1826 and 1832, '34.
166; duty on, in 1835 and 1836,
'38. 197 ; stamps on, amount of,
in 1837, '39. 178; the same, in
1838, '40. 173.

plate (Scotland), Act regu-
lating standard, assay, and mak-
ing of (6 and 7 W.IV. c. 69), '37.
130.

and gold foreign coins, ac-
count of, and of their intrinsic and
relative value (1829), '30, 102–
111.

nitrate of, poisonous pro-
perties of, and remedies against,

28. 117.
Silver-tree Leptospermum, '31. 41.
Sim, Metaphrasta, '31. 66; 32, 50.
Simeon, 31. 73.

of Durham, '32. 58 ; '37.
22; his works, id. 23.

Hejara, '32. 46.
of Polotsk, id. 76.

of Suodal, '31. 69; '32.
76.
Simocatta, '31. 66.
Simon, '31. 75.
Simonides, '28. 51; '31. 64; '32.

48.
Simple contract debts, freehold

and copyhold estates assets for
payment of (3 and 4 W. IV. c.

104), '34. 146.
Simple-leaved Kennedia, '31. 40.
Simplicius, *31. 66; '32. 50.
Simpson, Mr., commits suicide, 4).

254.

Sin, one of the Chinese celestial

signs, '30. 27.
Sinclair, Sir John, dies, '37. 252.
Sinde, extent, population, and mili-

tary force of, in 1828, '28. 71;

see also, SCINDE and Scindia.
Sindhy, triumvirate of, its extent,

population, chief, capital, religion,
revenue, and army, in 1828, 29.

72, 73.
Sindia, kingdom of, its extent, po-

pulation, sovereign, capital, reli-
gions, revenue, and army, in 1828,

'29. 72. 73.
Sinecure Church Preferment, Act

relating to vacancies in, during
the Church Commission (5 and 6
W. IV. c. 30), '36. 119, 120 ;
time of same extended (6 and 7
W. IV. c. 30), '37. 130; further
extended (7 W. IV. and i Vict.
č. 71), '38. 153.
Sines, arithmetic of, -29. 57; Chris-

tian Mayer, id. ib.
Singapore, great fire at, *31. 234;

sugar, quantity imported from,
in 1834, '36. 170; tin, quantity
of, imported from, in 1833, '35.
180; in 1835, '37. 168; in 1836,

38. 178.
Singing of birds, Pennant's opinion

on, '29. 39.
Single life contingencies, disserta-

tion on the calculation of, by A.
De Morgan, '40. 5—24; further
observations on the same subject,

42, 1-19.
Singleton, Henry, dies, '40. 141.
Sinking fund, originally applied by

Sir Robert Walpole, '32. 85 ;
brought forward by Mr. Pitt,
id. ib.; fallacy of, id. 80; the
same, explained, id. 85, 86; by
what means it was apparently
kept up, id. 88; account of, from
5th April, 1837, to 5th April,
1838, 139. 176; Act for (10 G.

IV. c. 27), '30. 179.
Sion Chapel, Hampstead, marriages
at, '37. 68.

College, delivery of published
books to, dispensed with, '37.

146.
Siöröd, peace of, '31. 47.
“Siphra,” the, '32. 46.

" Siphre," the, id. ib.
“ Sir Tristrem," '32. 58.
Sirhowey Railway, particulars of,

11. 62; tramroad, account of,

'37. 86; 41. 62.
Sirius, or the Dog-star, '28. 12.
“Sirius" steam-ship, its passage be-

tween New York and London,
39. 97; arrives at New York, id,

250.
Sirsa, Samuel, '31.70; '32. 47.
Sishambe, a Persian day, '30. 21.
Sisyphus, '28. 50.
Sites for schools, see Schools.
Sivan, '28. 14; a Jewish month, '30.

13.
Sixpence, weight of, '28. 165; 29.

189.
Sixpences, number of, coined in

1834, '36. 153; value of, coined,
in 1834 and 1835, '37. 155; in
1836 and 1837, '39. 181; num-
ber coined, from 1816 to 1840,
42. 155.

worn, withdrawn and re-
coined, in 1834, quantity of, '36.

153.
Sizepoli, taken by the Russians, '30.

261.
Skelton, John, '31. 70; '32. 59.
Skelton and Newcastle-under-Lyme

Road Act, '41. 219.
Skerries, population of, in 1821 and

1831, '34. 89.
Skin, dressing in morocco, method

of, '38. 21.
Skins, duty on (1829), '30. 200;

(1829), id. 203 ; (1832), '33.
193; and hides, amount of duty
on, in 1830, 1831, and 1832, 34.
164.

import, export, and home
consumption of, in 1828, '31.
175 ; in 1830, '32. 179; '33.
177; in 1831, '34. 156; imports
of, value of, in 1834 and 1835,
'37. 163; import and home con-
sumption of, and duty on, in
1837, :39. 186; the same, in 1838,
40. 178; the same, in 1839, '41.
185; the same, in 1840, '42. 158.

and hides, foreign, home con-
sumption of, in 1836, '38. 179.

and fure, exports of, value of,
in 1834 and 1835, '37. 162.

Skins and furs of the United States,

their value, in 1828, '32. 124.
Skipton, population of, '33. 78;

church at, account of, '39. 221.
Skircoat, population of, '33. 78.
Skrzynecki, General, defeats the Rus-

sians at Wawz, '32. 237; admit-
ted to the Belgian army, '40.
256 ; his dismissal demanded, id.

257.
Skye district of roads, their extent

and annual expense, '29. 84.
Slammannan Railway Company

further Act, '40. 217; Railway,
account of, '41. 91; particulars

of, id. 72.
Slates, duty on (1829), '30. 203;

bricks and tiles, amount of duty
on, in 1830, 1831, and 1832, '34.

164.
Slaughtermen of horses, regulations

relating to, '36. 127, 128.
Slave trade, beginning of, '28. 58;

abolished, id. 63; treaty for the
abolition of, '31. 60 ; treaty for
abolition of, between England
and Brazil, 28. 68; Act for the
suppression of, detention, and
seizure of vessels, &c. &c. (2 and
3 Vict. c. 73), '40. 161, 162;
Hans Towns Convention Act (1
and 2 Vict. c. 39), '39. 151;
Netherlands Treaty Act (1 and 2
Vict. c. 41), id. ib.; Sardinian
and Denmark Treaty Act (5 and
6 W. IV. c. 60 and 61), '36.
128 ; treaty with Spain (6 W.
IV. c. 6), '37. 112; Sweden,
Treaty Act (1 and 2 Vict. c. 40),
'39.151; speech of Lord Brougham
on, id. 201 ; his resolutions for
suppression of, and relating to
negro apprentices, id. 202; brings
the matter of the deportation of
East Indians to Guiana before
parliament, id. ib.; Bull against
the trade by the Pope, '41.253 ;
Society for the Extinction of, &c.,
hold their first great meeting, id.

the “Black Joke” cap-
tures the “ Almorante,” '30. 259;
project of law in France for abo-
lition of, '28. 69; abolished by
France, Spain, and Holland, id.
65.

Slavery, Mr. Brougham's motion

concerning, in the colonies, '31.
208; Mr. F. Buxton's motion for
the extinction of, '33. 203; Abo-
lition Bill, debates on, '34. 193—
199; Act for the abolition of,
throughout the British colonies,
&c., and compensation (3 and 4
W. IV. c. 73), id. 136

138 ;
further Act relating to compen-
sation (5 and 6 W. IV. c. 45),
:36. 123, 124; further Act re-
lating to same (6 W. IV. c. 5),
'37. ill; further Act relatii g to
same (6 and 7 W. IV. c. 82), id.
138; further Act relating to same
(1 Vict. c. 3), '39. 143; Act
amending same, in respect to
hours of labour, &c. &c. (1 Vict.
c. 19), id. 145–147; abolition
of, celebrated, '35. 260; abolition
of, in Jamaica, Act continuing
Act of the Governor, &c., for
effecting same (6 W. IV. c. 16),
'37. 115 ; abolished in the East

Indies, '40. 251.
Slaves, Assiento contract for the
supply of, '31. 52.

number of, in each of the
British colonies, for 1825, 1826,
and 1827, 29. 199; registered
number of, in the several West
India colonies at the two regis-
trations preceding 1833, '34. 180;
number and appraised value of,
in each colony of England, ave-
rage of sales of, from 1822 to
1830, and amount and average
rates of compensation, '39. 195.

Compensation, Act for (3
and 4 W. IV. c. 73), '34. 136 ;
further Act (5 and 6 W. IV. c.
45), '36. 123, 124 ; further Act
relating to same, and for facili.
tating the distribution and pay-
ment of (6 W. IV. c. 5), '37.111;
further Act relating to same (6
and 7 W.c. 82), id. 138; further
Act relating to same (1 Vict. c.
3), '39. 143.

- dealing in, or taking persons
for, punishment for, '37. 112.

expenses of the commissioners
for preventing the traffic in, in
1836, '38. 187.

254;

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