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Dalwood Inclosure Act, '35.217. Damage or hurt, compensation for

may be awarded, '40. 155... Damascenus, '31.66; *32...50. Damascus, Jews of, their persecution

mentioned in the House of .Com.

mons, '41. 209;'42 178, Damask rose, '29. 67. Dame-schools in England, number

of, and amount of scholars in, in

1818, '29.92. Damer, Mrs. (the sculptor), dies, '29.

239. Damietta, vice-consul at, '31. 182. Damming, iron and sheet piling for,

described, '31. 227, 228. Damoiseau, bis calculations of Hal. ley's comet, '35. 13; Baron, his lunar table, '34. 6, 10; M., his Theory of the Moon referred to,

'30. 59. Damremont, General, killed, '38.

247, 248. Danäus, '2850.. Dandelion, the, '28. 34, 39; '29.

35; property of the seeds.of, 'id.ib. Dandiprat, value of (1540), '37. 33. Danes invade England, '28. 56; .ex.

pelled from England, id. iba; their

settlement at Tranquebar, '32 25. Dangerous Associations Act intro

duced and debated, '30. 219,

220. Daniel, '31. 64,72; '31. 72; '32.46.

G., '32: 68.

3:32. 60.

Samuel, '32. 59. Daniell, Mr., his expression for the dew-point, :31..30; tion of the resin gas,; . '28.. 179; his “ Meteorological Essays and Observations" referred to, '30. 68.

Thomas W., dies, :41. 188.

William, dies, '38. 128. Danish authors, list of, and of their - principal works, from A.D. 1100, to A.D. 1800, '32. 74, 75.

budget published, '42. 241.

claims, cobomittee on, carried against Ministers, '42. 175; report on, carried, ich 184.

America, its extent, population, capital, and religion, in 1828, 29. 74, 75.

Danish group of German mountains,

and their several height, '33. 44; alphabetical index to same, &ocy id. 49–53.

Literary Chronology, '32 74,75.4

period of the Thirty-rearen war, '31: 47. " Danish History,” '32. 74; “ Dam

nish History, Collection of," id76. Danke, John, '37. 23. Dante,, '28. 57; '31. 68; :'32:54 ;

“ Dante, Translation of,” ida: 70.22 Dantzic ceded to Prussia, '28. 64;

inundation at, '30. 261 ; Wages at, '34. 59; British consul at, bisi salary (1828), '31. 180; quantity of wheat which could be imported from, if a fixed duty were imposed ; and general facts relating, to supply from, '42. 82-86; highest and lowest price of wheat

at, in 1831 and 1835, id. 80... Danube, people of the, at war withi

Rome, '28. 54; passed by the!
Russians, '29. 239; overflow off

and loss of life by, '31. 234. D'Anville, '31. 77; '32. 69. Daphne-leaved Pultenæa, '31. 43..

Daphnis and Chloe,” '32. 50.. Daranian Society, '30. 141. D'Arblay, Madame, dies, '41.138. D'Arcet, M., his invention for secur

ing. theatres from destruction by

fire, '28. 182, .183. Dardanelles blockaded, '29. - 244;

treaty relating to the closing of the, '34. 246; diplomatic meetingrelating to the closing of, '42.2405

British consul in, '31. 182. Dardanus, 28..50. Darius Hystaspes, -28. 51; .deathiafc.

id. 62 Darlaston, population of, '33.72 Darling, General, committee of-in

quiry into his conduct, '36. 199. Darling, J. and Grace, .save lires

from the ".Forfarshire" wreck,

39. 251.. Darlington, population of (1821),

'29.81 ; in 1811, 1821, add 1831, '33. 61; church, account of, '40. 230risai

and Stockton Railway, account of,'37.89-91; id: '41.64..

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Darnell, Mr., his new valve for water.

pipes, '28. 180. 18 Darley, Earl of, dies, '36. 240,

241. Dart Improvement Act, '35. 223. Dartford, population of, '33. 64.

and Crayford Creeks Improvement Act, '41. 222.

powder-mills, explosion . at, '34. 241. Dartmoor and Plymouth Railway;"

account of, '37. 89; '41. 64. Dartmouth, population and repre

sentation of,' '33. 60; Floating

Bridge Act, '31. 211. Darwin, Dr. Erasmus, '31. 76 ; '32.

62; bis allusion to the approach of spring, '29. 31; bis cure of

epilepsy instanced, *35. 34. Datchet, accident at, '29. 243.

Bridge Road Act, '42. 196. Date, monumental (first), '29. 56. Date-plum, 29. 65. Dates, duty on (1832), '33. 191. D'Aubenton, '31.77; 32. 69. D'Auvergne, '31, 71; 32. 67. Dava, bridge of, destruction of, '31.

228. Davanzati, B., '31.72; '32. 56. Davenant, Dr., his « Essay on the

probable means of making People gainers in a Balance of Trade,"

referred to, '35. 72.
Daventry, population of, '33. 69.
David, 31. 64; '32. 46.

Abraham ben, '32. 47.
Emeric, dies, '40.-141.
reign of, '28, 50.

King of Scots, prisoner, '28.
58.
Davie, Adam, '31. 68. '32. 58.
Davies, Mr. Griffith, bis improve-

ments on Mr. Barrett's method of calculating life contingencies, '40. -5-24; his method of computing the sum to be paid for assurance on the borrowing of money to be

paid by annuity, '42. 17, 18. Davies, Mr. J., architect of the

Stockwell Proprietary Grammar School, '35. 240; of the Marine

Jusurance Office, '38. 232. Daviesia cordata, '31. 38; latifolia,

id. ib. Davis, Mr. J. F., appointed Chief

Superintendent at Canton, '36.

238.
Davis's quadrant, '29. 62.
Davis's Strait discovered, '30. 95.
Davila, '31. 72; '31. 79.

E. C., '32. 36.

-J. H., id. 72. Dary, Sir Humphry, '31. 76 ; *32.

62; galvanism, 29. 60; his observations on the formation of mist, '30. 85, 86; his observations on descending the Danube, '30. 86, 87; his papers in the Philosophical Transactions referred to, '30. 68; dies, '30. 262; intended monument to him, '42.

240. Dawley Magna, population of, '33.

71. Dawlish, population of, '33. 60. Day, civil, mode of reckoning, '28.

i; division of the, '31. 5; its commencement at midnight, when the practice arose, id. 6; lunar, its duration, '30, 49.

and night, early marks for the division of time, '30.6.

time of the, how computed by the Italians, '31. 6, 7; table, showing the hour of mid-day, according to the Italian mode of reckoning, for six different cities, id. 8.

mode of reckoning, by the ancient Jews, '28. 1; by the Roman Catholic Church, id. ib.

how divided amongst the Chi. nese, '31.9; amongst the Hindoos, id. 10-12; amongst the Maho

metans, '31. 9. Days of the Calendar, '28. 8—15.

of the week, names of, Latin, English, and Saxon, '28. 2; a table to find the, for any given year, from 5000 B.c. to A.D. 2700,

'30. 32, 33. Day-schools, endowed and unen

dowed, in the several counties of England, in 1828, 29. 93; dum. ber of, unendowed, in Wales, in 1818, 29, 94; day-schools of Scotland, number of scholars in the, endowed and unendowed, in 1818, '29. 94. D'Azara, F., '31. 77.

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Deacle, Mr. and Mrs., motion by

Colonel Evans concerning their treatment by Mr. B. Baring, '32.

194. Dead bodies, regulations concerning

the anatomical examination of, and the interment of, and certifi. cates concerning the same, and

other matters, '33. 157, 158. Deadnettle, the red, '28. 33. Dead-reckoning, wbatit is,'41. 39. Dead-weight, the amount of in

1822, '32. 90, 91; amount of (1831), and period of its expira

tion, id. 176, Deadly Nightshade, poisonous pro

perties of, and remedies against,

28. 121, 122. “ De Arte Metrica,” '32. 63. “De Arte supputandi,“ '29. 56. “ De Arte Venandi," *32. 63. Deaf and Dumb, Asylum for, '30.

140; meeting of subscribers to, particulars of the institution, '42. 240.

persons, proportion of, to population in Great Britain

and in Europe, id. ib. Deal, population of (1821), '29. 81 ;

reading and other rooms, account of, :37. 246; Pier Act, '39. 215;

Water Act, '41. 218. Deals, price of in London in 1831,

'36. 178. Deals and DEAL ENDS, see TIMBER. Dealtry, Mr., his opinion on the iu

crease of crime, '29. 97. Dean, forest of, riots at, '32. 238.

bridge, Edinburgh, described, id. 232. Deanbead Reservoir Act, '39. 211;

'42. 194. Deans and Chapters, vicars choral,

&c., &c. (Ireland), income of, in

1831, '31. 179. Death, appareut, treatment of pero sons in cases of, "29. 124, 125.

influence of climate on the causes of, '41. 32.

causes of, in England and Wales in 1837, '40. 33–37; in 1838, :41. 22–25; in London in 1838, id. 33.

- punishment of, inflicted from 1820 to 1826, 28. 170; effects

of the abolition of, in certain cases, '38.. 185; its effect on the number of charges of certain offences, '42. 103; abolition of, punishment.of, Bill for, '41. 209; debate on, defeated, id. 211; Bill for total abolition of, again introduced by Mr. F. Kelly, '42. 174; punishment of, for coining, abolished (2 W. IV. C. 34), '33. 130, 131; for stealing in a dwelling-house, and for borse or cattle stealing (2 an:l 3 W. IV. c. 62), '33. 148; for forgery, except for forging wills and powers of attorney for tranz ferring stock (2 and 3 W. IV. C. 123), id. 169; abolished for forgery (7 W.. IV, and I Vict. c. 81), 38. 158, 159; for returning from transportation ( 4 and 5 W. IV. C. 67), 35. 151, for letter-stealing and sacrilege (5 and 6 W. IV. C. 81), '36. 114; for embezzlement by servants of the Bank or South Sea Company, or for demolishing Churches, &c., or for rape, '42. 138; Act abolishing the punish). ment of, in certain cases, 1837 (7 W. IV. and 1 Vict. c. 91), 38. 163-165; further Act as to other offences (4 and 5 Vict. c.

56), '42. 138, 139. Death, sentences of, in 1818, 1828,

and 1838, and for what offences, '40. 133; in 1832, '34. 64; in England and Wales, in 1834, '36. 39-45; 1834, 1835, and 1836, 38. 185; in 1834, 1835, 1836, and 1837, '39. 93; in 1831, 1835, 1836, 1837, and 1838, '40. 134; in each year, in England and Wales, from 1834 to 1839, '41.

number of in 1839, id. 113; in 1834, 1838, 1839, and 1810, '42. 104; 1820 and 1810, id. 105; number of sentences of, in Ireland in 1834, '36. 58.

number of persons condemned to, in France (1826), "29. 89; in 1828, '30. 215; in England and France (1826), '29. 89.

for political offences in France, proposed, '31. 239.

power of insects to counter. feit, '29. 42.

114;

H

“ Death of Abel," '32. 65. Deaths, number of per cent. from

each of twelve classes of diseases in England and Wales, '40. 47– 49; from twelve principal causes of mortality (1838), '41. 28; increase of, per cent. in England and Wales from 1821 to 1831, '41. 28; ages of persons in England and Wales, id. 53, 54; pro portionate number of, amongst men and women in England and Wales, in 1838, 1839, and 1840, 42. 50.

proportion of, from the use of spirituous liquors, 29, 123.

&c., Act for registering, in England (6 and 7 W. IV. c. 86), '37. 141, 142; Act to explain and amend same 7 W. IV. and 1 Vict. c. 22), '38. 130–132.

number of registered in the year ending 30th June, 1838, '40. 53; in years ending 30th June, 1838 and 1839, 41. 50-57; abstract of, &c., id. 52—54; in 1837-8, 1838-9, and 1839-40, and in each quarter of the same, '42. 46.

in France, from 1817 to 1825, 28. 89; in Paris in 1826, id. ib. See further, MRDICAL and

VITAL STATISTICS. Death's-head hawk, '29. 41. Denina, '32. 57. Dent, Mr., his determination of the

difference of longitude between two places by chronometer, '41.

44. De Beauvoir, Sir John, tried for

perjury, '36. 245. Debdale Hill and South Muskham

Road Act, '40. 216. De Brosses, '31. 77; '32. 69. De Brune, '3L 73. Debt, number of persons confined

for in 1828, in the several prisons of London, '30. 214 ; number of committals for, to the various prisons of the metropolis in 1829, 31. 194; number of warrants for, and writs of execution, and bailable processes in Middlesex and Surrey in 1831, '34. 171, 172.

imprisonment for, length of

confinement of several persons in 1839, 40. 188; Act abolishing on mestie process (1 and 2 Vict.

c. 110), '39. 124. Debt, interest upon the, &c., allowed

by a jury (3 and 4 W.IV. c. 42), '34. 124.

civil, of small amount, Act for abolishing in Scotland imprisonment for (5 and 8 W. IV. c. 70),

'36. 131. Debtors, number of, in the London

prisons in 1832, '34. 172; number of, in England and Wales in 1832, '34. 171; Ireland, do., id. ib.; mumber confined on 1st July, 1839, in the United Kingdom,

40. 188. Decades, French, '30. 20. Decadi, a French revolutionary day,

30. 20. Decagramme (French), its weight,

30. 113. Decalitre (French), its value, '30.113. Decamètre (French), its value, id. ib. “Decamerone,” '32. 54. Deccan abandoned to the English, id.

45. December, month of, description of

the natural appearances of, in Eng. land, '28. 41 ; observations of a Naturalist on the, '29. 44, 45; '30. 47.

moth, *29. 44. Decemvirs at Rome, '28. 51. Décigramme (French), its weight,

30.113. Décilitre (French), its value, id. ib. Decimal Arithmetic invented, '28. 60.

coinage, observations on the practibility of, by A. de Morgan, 41. 17–21.

fractions, Lord Napier, "29. 56. Décime (France), value of, &c.

(1829), '30. 104. Décimètre (French), its value, id.

113. Décistère (French), its value, id. ib. Decius, persecution of the Christians

under, '28. 55. Decker, Jer., '31. 73; '32. 73. Declaration or affirmation of Qua

kers or Moraviaus received in civil

and criminal cases (9: G. IV. c. 32), '29. 154, 155; to be taken under the Corporation and Test Act Repeal Act, id. 146; Act enabling persons, &c. &c., to substitute, in lieu of oatlas (5 and 6 W. IV. c. 62), '36. 128, 129. See further, MORAVIANS, QATAS, QUA

KBRS, SEPARATISTS. Declination of the celestial bodies, what, '38. 92. ;

Circles, what they are, '42, 21. Decline and Fall of the Roman En.

pire, '32. 62. Decomposition of earths and alkalis,

Davy, '29. 60. Decree, the Berlin, '31. 56; the Mi

lan, id. ib. Decussate Melaleuca, '31. 41. “ De Die Natali,” '32, 33. Dee, Jobn, '37. 23; bis works, id. 3&40.

Road Act, '38. 212. Deed stamps, produce of, in 1827,

29. 188; amount of duty on, in 1837, '39. 178; the same in 1838, 40. 173.

defacing, punishment for (1828), 28. 133; for stealing “Deeds of the Franks,” '32. 68. “ Deeds of Philip," id. 67. Deer-stealing, punishment for, 28.

133; snaring, id. 134. Dees, New, population of, '33. 81 ;

Old, id. ibada Defacing documents or records, punishment for, '28. 133; for steal.

id ib. “ Defence of Christianity," '32 53. Definitive peace of Vienna, '31.51.

treaty of peace between Great Britain and America, ich 63. Defoe, Daniel, id. 74 ; '32. 61; his

“ Complete English Tradesinan,"

extract from, '29. 14%. Deformities, exposure of, law relating to (1829), '30. 137.

often produced by tight stays, 29, 121. Degree, measurement of, "28. 90. Degrees, bours, how reduced to, :32. De Guignes, J, *31. 77; '32. 69.

Dei, a Persian mouth, '30. 10.,
Deig, battle of, '32 42,
“ De Imperio Romano," '32. 65.
Deipnosophistæ, id. 48.,
De Jonge, '31. 79; '32. 74.
Delambre, his corrections used for

the Nautical Almanac, '29, 15;
his measurement of the arc be-
tween Dunkirk and Rhodes, 30,

112.. Delaware, population of, and mam

ber of slaves in, in 1790, 1800,

1810, 1820, and 1830, '33. 20; abstract of the constitution, government, legislative and executive, judiciary appointments and elective franchise of (1831), '32. 116; extent, population, and mum.

ber of representatives, id. 120. Delegates, court of, Bill for abolition

of, '33. 205. . De l'Esprit,” '32. 69. Delhi, massacre at, id. 27. Delille, '31.77; '32. 69. De l'Isle, '31. 69; his graduation

of the thermometer still used by

the Russians, '30. 90.; Della Torre, '31. 70,

Valle, id, 72. Delage, the, 28. 49. De Lunatico Inquirendo, expenses of

commissions diminished (3 and 4

W. IV. c. 36), '34. 118. Demarara, number of slaves in, in

1826, '29. 199; registered number of, in 1817 and 1822, '34. 180; quantity of rum imported from, in 1829, 31. 186 ; in 1831, '33. 183; sugar, quantity import. ed from in 1804, '36. 170; fire in, '30. 259.

and Essequibo, date of capitulation of, how governed, population, imports and exports and tonnage inwards and outwanlo (1831), '32. 104, 105; education, state of, and amount of population in, '34. 181; number of Jews in (1820), '30. 100; value of im. ports and exports into and from in

1833, '37. 164.
Demetrius, '31. 73, 78; '32, 52:

Gr., id. ib.
Phalareus, 28,..
of Rostoff, '32.76

same, id. ib.

ing same,

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