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Meir, Joseph ben, '32. 47.

divisions, from 1806 to 1831, '34. Samuel ben, '32. 47.

175. Meisenheim, bailiwick of, Prussian Members of Parliament, Act amend

Commercial League, '42. 113. ing the laws relating to the qualiMelaleuca armillaris, '31. 41 ; caly fications of (1 and 2 Vict. c. 48),

cina, id. ib; decussata, id. ib.; 39. 152. fulgens, id. ib ; hypericifolia, id.

privilege ib. ; styphelioides, id. ib.

from Arrest Bill introduced by Melancthon, '31. 70, '32. 64; death Mr. A. Baring, '33. 197. of, '28. 59.

Memel, consul at, his salary (1828), Melbourn Inclosure Act, '40. 212. '31. 180; highest and lowest price Melbourne, Viscount, Home Secre of wheat at, in 1831 and 1835,

tary, '31. 240; charge against, by '42. 80 ; quantity of corn which Lord Roden, 37. 193; action could be imported from, if a fixed against, by Mr. Norton, for crim. duty were imposed, '42. 82; other con., id. 254; announces his resig facts relating to the supply of nation,'40.202; and his re-appoint corn from, id. 83, 85, 86. ment, id. ib. 203; his declaration “ Mémoires de l'Academie," rerelating to the opium trade, '41. ferred to, '30. 51. 207.

“ Mémoires de la Société de Phyadministration dissolved, sique, et d'Histoire Naturelle de '35. 262; '36. 238; restored, '36. Genève,” article on clouds by 243; announcement of its resigna Prinsep in, referred to, '30. 44, tion, '40. '202; and of its being 45. replaced, id. ib. 203 ; resign, and “ Mémoires de Trévoux," cited, are reinstated, id. 258; resignation 35. 9. of, announced, '42. 186; resign, Memorandum in writing, necessary id. 242.

to the validity of certain promises Melcombe Regis and Weymouth, and engagements, Act for (9 G.

population of (1821), '29. 82; po IV. c. 14), '29. 143—145. pulation and representation of, Memorial against the branch banks '33. 61.

of the Bank of England, '29. Meldis, Geoffry de, '37. 22; his 238. works, id. 25.

Memory-rhymes, observations on, Meleager, '32. 48.

39. 57. Meletius, '31.76 ; '32. 51.

Mena, Juan de, '31.71; '32. 70. Melianthus major, '31. 41.

Menaces, attempting to obtain pro). Melis Stoke, '31. 69; '32.72.

perty by, punishment for, 1837 Melitæa artemis, '29. 35; cinxia, 17 W. IV. and i Vict. c. 87),

38. 161. Melksham, population of, '33. 75; Menachem Rekanat, '31. 68; '32.

a steam-carriage at, 47. 30. 263.

Menage, '31. 75. Melpers, territory of, Prussian Com Menagh, population of, in- 1821 and mercial League, '42. 114.

1831, '34. 91. Melrose, population of, '33. 87. Menai Bridge, its stability, '33. Melton Mowbray, population of, '33. 227. 67.

Menan, protector, '32. 50. “ Astrologaster” referred Menander, '28. 52; '31. 64; '32. to, '40. 287.

48. Melville, Lord, tried, '28. 63; Pre Mencius, '31, 64.

sident of the Board of Control, Mensdelssohn, Moses, '31. 76; '32. 29. 234.

47. Members of Parliament, greatest Mendicancy, particulars relating to,

number of, present on particular '40. 109--119.

id. ib.

attack on

Melton's

Mendicancy, Society for the Suppres and 6 W. IV. c. 19), '36. 111sion of, '30. 150.

115. societies in Ireland Merchants' ships, Act regulating the (1830), '31. 115.

admeasurement of tonnage of (5 -establishments in Hol. and 6 W. IV. c. 56), '36. 127. land for the relief of, '29. 131-.

income, &c. of, in 1688, 135.

'35. 72. Mendizabel, prime minister of Spain, Mercury, improper use of, for new. '36, 250; resigns, '37. 254.

born infants, '29. 117. and Isturitz, duel be

transit of, Gassendi, "29. tween, '37. 253.

59. Mendoza, '31. 73.

Merdad, a Persian month, '30. 19.
Cardinal, '28. 58.

Meridian line, 28. 91.
Diego de, '32.70.

measured in France, '29.
L. de, '31. 71; '32. 70. 59.
J. G. de, '32. 71.

attached to a globe, deMeneses, A. de, '31. 75; *32. 71. scribed, '42. 22. Xav. de, '32. 71.

Meridians, what they are,'12. 21. Mensuration of a degree, 29. 62.

of longitude, first, '31. Mercator, Gerard, '31. 70; '32. 78, 79. 64; quotients, '29. 56; chart, id. Meridional instrument, Copernicus

, 62.

29. 62. Mercantile Mariners' Home and Merino defeated, and his adherents

Asylum, intended erection of, '41. shot, '35, 253. 226.

Merionethshire, extent and popnlaMercer's Company, their property tion of, and number of sessions,

in Long Acre, '34. 212; their pro magistrates, and parishes in, '28. posed improvements in Long

79; population of, and of the Acre, '31.217.

principal towns of, in 1811, 1821, Hall, decoration of, '38. and 1831, value of real property 233.

in, and its representation, '33. 80; Merchandize not otherwise charged duty on (1832), '33. 193.

summary of same, in 1821 and

1831, distinguishing the sexes, ed. prices of, in London 89; the same, in 1841, 42. 108; markets, in 1834, '36. 178.

population of, in 1801, 1811, foreign and colonial, 1821, 1831, and 1841, and inexports of, from Great Britain to

crease per cent., id. 110; differforeign parts, in the years end ence of time between the principal ing 5th January, 1835-36, 37. towns of, and London, 31. 22; 162.

bastards, number of, born in, in Merchant Seaman's Auxiliary Bible 1830, '34. 89; rental of charities,

Society, '30. 153; Orphan Asy and income of schools in, *36. lum, id. 156; Society, id. 147. 175; excise licences issued, and

seamen, Act to amend public houses in, number of Act 20 Geo. II. for the relief and

(1831), '32. 185; houses, number support of sick, maimed, and dis

of inhabited, uninhabited, and abled seamen, and the widows building, in 1841, 42. 108; and children of such as shall be jurors in, in 1835, '37. 175; occu. killed, slain, or drowned in the

pations of

persofis merchant service (4 and 5 W. 93; offenders in, and proportion IV. c. 52), '35. 148–150; Act to of, to population (1837), *39, amend and consolidate the laws 90; RATES; amount of poor relating to, and for forming and maintaining a register of all the

county rates levied in, in 1826,

'29. 197 ; the same, for 1827, and men engaged in that service (5 account of its expenditure, id.

in (1831), '35.

and

198; amount of poor-rate levied Mesne process, abolition of arrest in, from March 1827 to March upon, under 201., '28. 155-157. 1828, and expenditure of same,

(Ireland)arrest upon, '30. 216 ; from March 1828 to under 201. abolished, '30. 180. March 1829, '31. 195; for year

imprisonment for ending 25th March, 1830,'33. 184; debton, abolished, '39. 167, for year ending 25th March, 1831, 168. id. 187; expended on the poor

in Mesori, a Coptic month, '30. 16. year ending Easter 1832, '34. Mespilus japonica, 29. 66; pyra175; amount levied, and expend cantha, id. ib. iture of same, for year ending Message from the Crown announc25th March, 1833, '35. 189; in ing the King's (George IV.) ill. the year ending 25th March, 1834, ness, '31. 205; to Parliament on '36. 174; proportion of paupers

Portuguese affairs, '28. 68. relieved to the population, in 1839 Messidon, month of, '30. 20. and 1840, '42. 168; schools, num Messier, his discovery of numerous ber of Church of England, in, comets, '35. 127. and of scholars in same (1832),

and Mechain, their descrip'33. 121; house-tax, inhabited tion of the comet of 1786, '29. houses assessed to, and rental of 24. same, for year ending 5th April, | Messina, earthquake in, "28. 68; 1830, '32. 106, 107; turnpike consul at, his salary (1828), '31. trusts, their extent and income in 181. (1834), '35, 193; trusts in, and Metageitmon, an Attic month, income and expenditure of same,

'30. 8. in 1834, '37. 107; the same, and Metal leaves, duty on (1829), '30. length of the roads, in 1839, '42. 202. 122; Roads Act, '35. 222.

ores, punishment for stealing, Merlin, Ambrose, prophecies of, ful '28. 135. filled, '40. 25, 26.

Metals, quantity of, imported into “ Merlinus Liberatus,” the, '29. 10. and exported from the United Merriman, Dr., his observations on Kingdom, in 1832, '34. 168, 169; difficult parturition referred to, value of exports of, in years end.

ing 5th January, 1833 and 1834, Mersey Reservoirs Act, '38. 210. '35. 173; manufactured, value Merstham, Croydon, and Godstone of exports of, in 1833 and 1834,

Railway, account of, '37.86; '41. '36. 157 ; imported and exported, 62.

in 1836, '38. 177; import and Merthyr-Tidvil, population and re home consumption of, and duty presentation of, *33. 80; Market on, in 1837, '39. 185 ; the same, Act, '36. 207 ; Small Debts Re in 1838, '40. 177; the same, in peal Act, '35. 221; riots at, and 1839, '41. 184 ; in 1840, '42 several killed, '32. 238.

157. Merton College, Oxford, early noted Metastasio, '31. 74; '32. 57. for science, '37. 23.

Metaurus, Asdrubal, slain at the, Meshri, an Arabic month, '30. 16. '28. 53. Mesir, a Coptic month, '30. 16.

Metcalf, Sir Charles, opens the Mesne process, number of warrants House of Assembly in Jamaica,

in London, Middlesex, and Surrey, '42. 233.
in 1828, '30. 214; of warrants on,

“ Meteor :” schooner, blown up, '35.
in London, in 1829, '31. 194; in 255.
Middlesex, id. ib.; in Surrey, id. “ Meteorological Essays and Ob-
ib.; number of prisoners commit servations,” by J. F. Daniell, re-
ted on, in 1831 and 1832, '34. ferred to, '30. 687.
172.

“ Méthode Numérique," advocated

39. 29.

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34. 243 ; see SANTA ANNA; cho.

by M. Louis, opposition to it, Metropolitan Literary Institution, '39. 25-27.

30. 162. Methuen treaty, '31. 50; injurious

Lunatie Asylum at effects of, 35. 110.

Hanwell, completed, and descripMetochita, Tbeoc., '31. 68; '32. tion of, 31. 220. 51.

police, abstract of the i Meton, invents the cycle of nineteen regulations of, '30. 131-138; years, '30. 9.

police district, its extent, &c. Metovic cycle, '29. 58.

(1829), id. 183. Mètre (French), its value, '30. 113.

street improvements

, in “ Metres," on, '32. 49.

1829, '30. 238; '31. 215–217; Metropolis, limits of, what, '32. '33. 213, 214 ; '34. 208–213;

150; state of crime in, in 1833, '35. 234-237. *35. 188; state of supply of water

Suspension Bridge Act, in the, '29. 102-109; supply of '37. 219; Amendment Act, *39. water to the (1834), '35. 128.

211. Cemetery Act, '33. 210. Metrosideros hispida, '31. 41 ; spe.

Improvements Act (2 ciosa, id. ib. and 3 Vict. c. 80), '40. 162; fur Meun, Jean de, '31.69; '32. 67. ther Act (3 and 4 Vict. c. 87),

Meunier, attempts to assassinate Louis 41. 165; further Bill debated,

Philippe, tried and condemned '42. 181; further Act ( 4 Vict. c. to death, '38. 243; sentence com12), id. 126.

muter, id. 245. Police Act (1829), (10

“ Meurtre,” meaning of the term, G. IV. c. 44), '30. 182-187; '36. 597. Police Act (New), (2 and 3 Vict. Mexborough Road Act, '39. 213. c. 47), '40. 153— 155; Police Mexican cycle, '30. 29, 30; year, Courts, Act for regulating the id. ib. (2 and 3 Vict. c. 71), id. 159—

sage, '31. 43. 161; Act better defining the Mexicans, their accuracy in the compowers of justices (3 and 4 Vict.

putation of time, '30. 29. c. 84), '41. 164.

Mexico, extent and population of

, Roads Amendment Act

in 1828, 28. 73; United States (10 G. IV. c. 59), .30. 193— of their extent, population, prési195; roads, debt of, in 1821 and dent, capital, religion, revenue

, 1833, '34. 237; turnpike roads,

debt, army, and navy, in 1828, third report of the commissioners 29.74, 75; gold and silver, value of the, referred to, '30, 243; ano of, raised in, from 1790 to 1829, ther report on the diminution of *34. 180 ; the country discovered, income, '42. 119, 120; tolls col '30. 94; Gulf of, explored, id. ib., lected on, in 1834 and 1839, id. the country conquered, '28. 59; 118.

suppression of titles in, id. 67; Thoroughfares Act, '41. erected into an empire, id. 65;

constitution of, id. 66; expulsion see further, LONDON.

of Spaniards from, '30.261; Metropolitan (Artesian) Water Com

Spanish expedition against, id, pany Bill, rejected, '36. 194.

263; revolution in, 31. 233; its Benefit Society's Asy

independence acknowledged by lum, account of, '37. 245.

England, id. 61; British consulCemetery at Kensal

general, conşul, “and vice-consuls Le Green, progress of, '33. 218, 219. to, where employed, and amount

City Missionary So of their salaries (1828), id. 182 ciety, '30. 155.

Santa Anna installed president of, Law Society, '30. 164,

lera, ravages of, at, id. 217;

216,

order

restored in, '35. 252; progress of the war between France aud, '40. 254, 255; matters relating to, id.

252. 5. Mexico, History of the Conquest of,” '32. 71.

trade with, cotton goods, British, quantity and value of exports of, in 1833 and 1834, '36. 169; in 1838, '40. 182; hard. wares and cutlery, exports to, value of, in 1835, 37. 168; linens, exports to, value of, in 1838, '40. 183 ; quantity of rum exported to, in 1829, '31. 186; exported, in 1831, '33. 183; wool and woollens, British, value of, exported to, in 1832,34. 167; British woollens, value of exports of, to, in 1833, 35, 177 ; of, in 1838, 40. 183; general exports, value of, in 1828, 31. 178; of British produce, &c. to, in 1830, '33. 180; of general exports, in 1831, '34. 158; of British manufactures to, amount, value, and particulars of, in 1838, '40. 183; of woollens, in 1840, *42. 161; general exports, value of, in 1827, 1830, 1833, 1834, and 1835, :37. 160; in 1836, 38. 174; in 1836 and 1837,'39. 190; in 1838, '40. 181; in 1839, '41. 188; in 1840, '42. 163.

- imports, &c., cotton, quantity imported from, in 1832, '36. 168; value of imports from, and of exports of home produce, &c., and foreign and colonial mer. chandize to, in 1831, 34. 160.

and France, hostilities between, '40. 251; same terminate,

id. 257. Meyer, F. G., '31. 74; '32. 65. Mezereon, the, '28. 33. Miasmata, exhaled by mud, '36.

29. Micah, '31. 64; '32. 46. Michael Angelo Buonaroti, 31.

68.
Michael Palæologus, conquers Cou-

stantinople, 28. 57.
Michaelis, '31. 76.
Michaelmas daisy, the, '28. 38.
Michaud, Joseph, dies, '41. 137
Michauxia campanuloides, '31. 41.

Michiewiez, '31. 79; '32. 76. Michigan, its extent, population, in

1810 and 1820, and representation, in 1823, '32. 120; population of, in 1800, 1810, 1820, and 1830, and number of slaves in, in

1810 and 1830, '33, 90. Microscope invented, Drebbel, '29.

63; Jansen, id. 62: constructed,

Galileo, id. 63. Middle latitude sailing, '29. 62. Middle Temple Hall, repairs of,

and buildings in the Inn described,

'32. 221. Middlebam, ecclesiastical revenues

of (1835), '36. 83. Middlemen in Ireland, origin of,

31. 108. Middlesborough Paving, &c. Act,

42. 193. Middleton, '31. 68, 74; 32. 61.

Richard, '32. 58.

Sir Hugh, brings the New River to London, '28. 60.

population of (1821), '29. 82 ; in 1811, 1821, and 1831, '33. 66.

in Teesdale Inclosure Act, 35, 217.

by Worksworth Inclosure, &c. Bill, '34. 202. Middlesex, extent and population

of, and number of sessions, magistrates, and parishes in, '28. 78; population of, and of the cities, districts, chief towns, and parishes of, in 1811, 1821, and 1831, value of real property in each, and amount of its representation, '33. 67, 68; summary of population of, in 1821 and 1831, distinguishing the sexes, id. 88; the same in 1841, '42. 107; population of, in 1801, 1811, 1821, 1831, and 1841, and increase per cent., id. 109; extent of, in acres, '34. 84; difference of time between several towns of, and London, '31. 17; bastards, number of, born in, in 1830, '34. 88: number of, in 1835 and 1837, 38, 192; rental of charities, and income of schools in, '36. 175; education, proportion per cent. of persons married in the

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