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III. Mémoire sur les Quantités imaginaires. Par M. Buée, Communicated by William Morgan, Esq. F.R.S.p. 23

IV. Chemical Experiments on Guaiacum. By Mr. William Brande. Communicated by Gharies Hatchett, Esq. F.R.S. p. 89

V. On the Direction of the Radicle and Germen during the Vegetation of Seeds. By Thomas Andrew Knight, Esq. F.R.S. In letter to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, K.B. P.R.S.p. 99

APPENDIX.

Meteorological Journal kept at the Apartments of the Royal
Society, by Order of the President and Council.

 


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X. Observations upon the Marine Barometer, made during the Examination of the Coasts of New Holland and New South Wales, in the Years 1801, 1802, and 1803. By Matthew Flinders, Esq. Commander of his Majesty's Ship Investigator. In a Letter to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, Bart. K.B. P.R.S. &c. &c. &c. page 239

XI. Account of a Discovery of native Minium. In a Letter from James Smithson, Esq. F.R.S. to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, K.B. P.R.S. p. 267

XII. Description of a rare Species of Worm Shells, discovered at an Island lying off the North-west Coast of the Island of Sumatra, in the East Indies. By J. Griffiths, Esq. Communicated by the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, K.B. P.R.S. p. 269

XIII. Observations on the Shell of the Sea Worm found on the Coast of Sumatra, proving it to belong to a Species of Teredo; with an Account of the Anatomy of the Teredo Navalis. By Everard Home, Esq. F.R.S. p. 276

XIV. On the inverted Action of the alburnous Vessels of Trees. By Thomas Andrew Knight, Esq. F. R. S. In a Letter to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, K.B. P.R.S. p. 292

XV. A new Demonstration of the Binomial Theorem, when the Exponent is a positive or negative Fraction. By the Rev. Abram Robertson, A.M. F.R.S. Savilian Professor of Geometry in the University of Oxford. In a Letter to Davies Giddy, Esq. F.R.S. p. 305

XVI. New Method of computing Logarithms. By Thomas Manning, Esq. Communicated by the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, K.B. P.R.S. p. 327

XVII. Description of the Mineral Bason in the Counties of Monmouth, Glamorgan, Brecon, Carmarthen, and Pembroke. By Mr. Edward Martin. Communicated by the Right Hon. C. F. Greville, F.R.S. p. 342

XVIII. Observations on the Permanency of the Variation of the Compass at Jamaica. In a Letter from Mr. James Robertson to the Right Hon. Sir Joseph Banks, K.B. P.R.S. &c. p. 348

XIX. Observations on the Camel's Stomach respecting the Water it contains, and the Reservoirs, in which that Fluid is inclosed; with an Account of some Peculiarities in the Urine. By Everard Home, Esq. F.R.S. p. 357

XX. Observations on the Variation, and on the Dip of the magnetic Needle, made at the Apartments of the Royal Society, between the Years 1786 and 1805 inclusive. By Mr. George Gilpin. Communicated by Henry Cavendish, Esq. F.R.S. p. 385

XXI. On the Declinations of some of the principal fixed Stars; with a Description of an Astronomical Circle, and some Remarks on the Construction of Circular Instruments. By John Pond, Esq. Communicated by Smithson Tennant, Esq. F.R.S, p. 420

XXII. Observations and Remarks on the Figure, the Climate, and the Atmosphere of Saturn and its Ring. By William Herschel, LL. D. F.R.S. p. 455

Presents received by the Royal Society, from November, 1805, to June, 1806. p. 468