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Transactions of the Linnean Society of London, Том 15
Linnean Society of London
Повний перегляд - 1827
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Сторінка viii - FIFTH, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas King, Defender of the Faith, to all to whom these Presents shall come, GREETING ! Whereas...
Сторінка viii - And also, that they and their successors, by the name of The. Library Company of Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Сторінка xl - Kings of Arms have to these Presents subscribed Our names and affixed the Seals of Our several Offices this...
Сторінка xxxv - ... which it is so opened, the Common Seal having been replaced in the box, and the box locked, the key shall again be enclosed in a packet, which shall be sealed by the President with his private seal. The box and sealed packet shall be kept at the Society's chambers in an iron safe.
Сторінка 46 - Atkinson says the filament is so delicate as to render it impracticable to wind off the silk; it is therefore spun like cotton. The yarn thus manufactured is woven into a coarse kind of white cloth, of a seemingly loose texture, but of incredible durability, the life of one person being seldom sufficient to wear out a garment made of it.
Сторінка 47 - The cloth is woven in small pieces in a loom, and is as coarse as light vittree, but more open; and on being washed and beaten well, is made very soft and pliable. It is entirely confined to the districts of Dinagepore and Rungpore ; no other place in Bengal having got it. Its uses are for clothing, for both men and women. It will wear constantly ten, fifteen, or twenty years ; the merchants also use it for packing fine cloths, silks, or shawls. It must, however, be always washed in cold water ;...
Сторінка viii - Council hereby directed to be appointed and the Council of the said Society for the time being, or any three or more of them, all the members thereof having been first duly summoned to attend the meetings thereof, shall and may have power...
Сторінка xxxix - Norroy in pursuance of His Grace's Warrant and by virtue of the Letters Patent of Our several Offices to each of Us respectively granted do by these Presents grant and assign unto the...
Сторінка 59 - The female differs a little in appearance : her horns are not quite so large, and her make is somewhat more slender : she is very quiet, is used for all the purposes of the dairy, as also (I have been informed by the natives) for tilling the ground, and is more tractable than the buffalo. The milk, which these cows give...