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PROFESSORS B. SILLIMAN AND B. SILLIMAN, JR.,

AND

JAMES D. DANA.

SECOND SERIES.

VOL II.-NOVEMBER, 1846.

NEW HAVEN:

PRINTED FOR THE EDITORS BY B. L. HAMLEN,

Printer to Yale College.

Sold by H. Day, New Haven.-LITTLE & Brown, and W. H. S. JORDAN, Boston.-C. S.
FRANCIS & Co. and WILEY & PUTNAM, New York.-CAREY & HART, Philadelphia,
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CONTENTS OF VOLUME II.

NUMBER IV.

Page.

Art. I. Some Observations on the Ethnography and Archæology

of the American Aborigines; by SAMUEL GEORGE MORTON,

M. D., . -

- - - - - - - 1

II. On a new process for obtaining Formic Acid, and on the

preparation of Aldehyde and Acetic Acid by ibe use of the

Bichromate of Potassa ; by Profs. W. B. Rogers and R. E.

ROGERS, -

. . . . . . 18

III. On the Evidence of Fossil Footprints of a Quadruped allied

to the Cheirotherium, in the Coal Strata of Pennsylvania ;

by CHARLES LYELL, Esq., F. R. S., F.G.S. . . . 25

IV. Description and Analysis of a new Mineral Species, contain:

ing Titanium ; with some remarks on the Constitution of

Titaniferous Minerals; by THOMAS S. Hunt, . . . 30

V. Observations on the Geology of a part of East Florida, with a

Catalogue of Recent Shells of the Coast; by T. A. CONRAD, 36

VI. The Physical Structure of Plants ; by D. P. GARDNER, M. D.,

VII. On Zoophytes ; by J. D. Dana, . . . . . 64

VIII. Reply to the criticism on Prof. Twining's Demonstation re-

lating to Parallels, · · ·

IX. Abstract of Thermometrical Records kept at the Missionary

Stations of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign

Missions in Western Asia ; collected and collated by Rev.

AZARIAH SMITH, M, D., . . . . . . .

X. Pacts Relating to the Great Lakes ; by Prof. C. DEWEY, ..

XI. On the occurrence of Fluor Spar, Apatite and Chondrodite in

Limestone ; by James D. DANA, . . . . . 88

XII. Description of a peculiar arrangement of muscles in the

Glass Snake, (Ophisaurus); by Prof. W. M. CARPENTER,

A. M., M, D., . . . . . . . . 89

XIII. Observations on the more recent researches in the Manufac.

ture of Iron ; by J. LAWRENCE SMITH,—(continued,) - 95

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