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Astronomical Observations made during the Year 1845 at the Na. tional Observatory, Washington. Vol. I. 4to. Washington, 1846. From the Observatory

Silliman's American Journal of Science. Vol. III., No. 7, for Jan., 1847. From the Editors.

W. C. Redfield. On three several Hurricanes of the Atlantic, and their Relations to the Northers of Mexico and Central America, with Notices of other Storms. 8vo. pp. 118. New Haven, 1846. From the Author.

Maj. James D. Graham. Observations on the Magnetic Dip at several Positions, made in 1840, 1842, 1843, 1844, 1845. (Extr. from American Philos. Trans.) 4to. pamph. Philadelphia, 1846. From the Author.

Dr. Barratt. Report on the Season of 1846, to the Middlesex County Agricultural Society. 8vo. pp. 14. Middletown, Conn., 1846. From the Author.

Dr. Barratt. Geology of Middletown and Vicinity (Sentinel and Witness extra). Middletown, Conn., July 30, 1846. From the Author.

Dr. A. A. Gould. Expedition Shells. 8vo. pp. 25 - 32. Boston, 1846. From the Author.

Prof. E. N. Horsford. Chemical Essays relating to Agriculture. 12mo. Boston, 1846. From the Author.

Prof. E. N. Horsford. Untersuchungen über Glycocoll und einege seiner Zerselzunzsproducte. 12mo. pp. 57. Giessen, 1846.

W. C. Bond, W. C. Bond, Jr., and G. P. Bond. Occultations and Eclipses observed at Dorchester and Cambridge, Mass. (Extr. Mem. Amer. Acad.) 4to. pp. 8. 1846. From the Authors.

Asa Gray. Chloris Boreali Americana. Illustrations of new, rare, or otherwise interesting North American Plants. Decade I. 4to. (Extr. Mem. Amer. Acad., Vol. III.) From the Author.

Wm. S. Sullivant. Contributions to the Bryology and Hepaticology of North America. Part I. 4to. (Extr. Mem. Amer. Acad. Vol. III.) From the Author.

Charles Holtzapffel. Turning and Mechanical Manipulation. 2 vols. 8vo. London, 1846. From the Author.

Charles Holtzapffel. On a Scale of Geometrical Equivalents for Engineering, &c. 8vo. pamph. London, 1838. From the Author.

Charles Holtzapffel. A New System of Scales of equal Parts, ap

plicable to various Purposes of Engineering, &c. 8vo. London, 1838. From the Author.

Mémoires de l'Academie Imperiale de St. Petersbourg, Tom. VI. and VII. (Sciences Mathematiques, IV., liv. 2de ; and Sciences Naturelles, Tom V., livr. 3me and 4me). 1845 – 46.

Mémoires presentés à l'Acad. Imp. Sci. St. Petersbourg, par divers Savans, Tom V., liv. 1-6, and Tom. VI., 1me livraison. 1844 - 46. From the Imperial Academy.

Silliman's American Journal of Science and Art. 20 Series, III. 8. for March, 1847. From the Editors.

Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London for 1846. Parts 1, 2, 3. From the Royal Society.

Prof. Challis. Special Report of Proceedings in the Observatory (St. Catherine's Hall Lodge) relative to the New Planet. Dec. 12th, 1846. 4to. pp. 8. From the Author.

J. C. Adams. An Explanation of the Observed Irregularities in the Motion of Uranus, on the Hypothesis of Disturbances by a more distant Planet. (From the Appendix to the Nautical Almanac, for 1851.) 8vo. pp. 32. London. From the Author.

Proceedings of the Royal Astronomical Society. Vol. VII. No. 9. Nov., 1846. 8vo. pp. 16. From the Society.

Daniel Appleton White. Eulogy on John Pickering, LL. D., delivered before the Academy. 8vo. pp. 106. Boston, 1847. From the Author.

The Royal Geographical Society and its Labors. 8vo. pamph. pp. 32. London, 1846.

Fifteenth Annual Report of the Council of the United Service Institution, London. 8vo. pamph. pp. 52. 1846. From the Royal Geographical Society.

Maps of New Haven Harbour and Little Egg Harbour, made under the Direction of the Superintendent of the United States Coast Survey, 2 sheets. From the Superintendent.

Transactions of the Linnean Society of London. Vol. XX., Part 1st. 4to. London, 1846. From the Linnean Society.

Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London. 8vo. pp. 1-286. London, 1838-46. From the Linnean Society.

A. H. Everett. Critical and Miscellaneous Essays. Second Series. 8vo. Boston, 1846. From the Author.

N. B. Ward, F. L. S. On the Growth of Plants in closely glazed Cases. 8vo. London, 1842. From the Author.

Two hundred and ninety-sixth Meeting.

May 25, 1847. — ANNUAL MEETING. The PRESIDENT in the chair.

A communication was received, through Mr. Bowen, from Mr. John B. Williams, U. S. Consul at Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand, being a meteorological register kept at that place, by Mr. Williams, as follows: –

METEOROLOGICAL REGISTER Kept at Russell, New Zealand, from April 24th, 1843, to Aug. 14th,



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Fahrenheit Thermometer Date. in the Shade.

Winds and Weather.
8 A. M. 12 M. (8 P. M.
April 24,

N. W.; rain squalls.
N. W. and pleasant.

N. and strong gales.

N.; rain, strong gales, ends pleasant.
N. W.; clear and pleasant.
S. W.; clear, ends squally, with rain.

Light airs, calms, ends strong breeze, S. E.

N. E. and pleasant.
58 Light airs from S. W. and pleasant.

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59 S. E.; strong breezes and cloudy.

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63 N. E. " " and rain.
60 N., with rain; ends S. W. and squally.

S. W.; light breeze.

S. W.; strong breezes from S. W.
53 66 16

57 W.; light breezes and clear.
61 Gale from E. S. E., attended with rain.

E.; strong winds, and rain.
E. N. E.; rain ; ends clear.
S. E.; light breezes and rain.

" and foggy.
E. N. E. and rain squalls.
N.; squally.
N.'W., and heavy squalls.
s. W.; light breeze, and pleasant.
S. E. and squally; ends N.W. to N.E. and pleasant.
Strong breezes and pleasant.

W. S. W.; strong breezes.
56 W., and pleasant.

S. S. W. and pleasant.
S. S. E. and pleasant ; latter part rain.
Gale from S.'S. E., with rain.

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18A, M., 12 M. 18 P. M.

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S. W.; cloudy and squally.
S. E. and pleasant.
N. by W. and pleasant.
N. by E.; rain, and strong gales,

W. to's. W
E. N. E.

by E. and rain.
W. by N. and squally.
W. by S. and squally.
W. S. W. and strong breezes.
Calm and rain.
8. W. and foggy; strong breezes.
N. and foggy
N. E. and rain.
N. and rain.

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N. W.; strong breezes and fine weather.
W.; strong breezes and squally.
S. W.; clear and fine weather.
S. E.; light airs and clear.
S. S. E.; strong breezes and clear.
s.; light airs and cloudy,
N.; light airs and cloudy.
N. W.; strong breezes and squalls of rain.
N. N. W.; strong breezes and squally.
W. by N. and light airs.
N. W.; strong breezes and rain. .
S. S. W.; squally, with rain.
S. S. W.; fine breezes, with rain.
S. S. W. and clear.

S. W.; squally, attended with rain.
IS. W.; heavy squalls, attended with rain.
Heavy squalls of rain from W. SW.
N. W. to S. W. and passing clouds.
Heavy rain from S. E.
E. ; a gale, with heavy rain.
JE. and clear; ends passing clouds.

E.; strong breezes and squally.
JE. N. E. ; strong breezes and rain.
Strong gales from E.
E. and squally.
E. N. E.; strong breezes with rain.
E. S. E.; "

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JN. E. to N. W. and cloudy.
N. W.; squalls of rain.
W .: *
Winds variable ; heavy squalls of hail and rain.
W. and rain squalls.
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53 W.; fine breezes and clear.
56 S. E. ; squally; hail, thunder and lightning.
60 W. S. W.; clear; ends cloudy.
58 N. N. W.; strong gales and cloudy.
58 s. W.; strong breezes and clear.

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