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LONDON:
JOHN WILLIAM PARKER, 445, WEST STRAND.

1851.

NOTICE.

The Council of the Statistical Society of London wish it to be under-
stood, that, while they consider it their duty to adopt every means
within their power to test the facts inserted in this Journal, they do
not hold themselves responsible for their accuracy, which must rest
upon the authority of the several Contributors.

LONDON: PRINTED BY HARRISON AND SON, ST. MARTIN'S LANÉ.

CONTENTS.

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Vital Statistics of Iceland. By P. A. SCHLEISNER, M.D., &c.......

Of the Quantity of Gold and Silver supposed to have passed from America to

Europe, from the discovery of the former Country to the present time.

By J. T. DANSON, Esq., Barrister-at-Law

Expenditure in India on Public Works from 1837-8 to 1845-6, inclusive.

By LIEUT.-COLONEL W. H. SYKES, F.R.S. .......

Contribution to the Vital Statistics of Scotland. By JAMES STARR, M.D.,

F.R.S.E., Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh ............

Miscellaneous ...

Seventeenth Annual Meeting of the Statistical Society of London ................

Mortality and Chief Diseases of the Troops under the Madras Government,

European and Native, from the Years 1842 to 1846 inclusive, compared

with the Mortality and Chief Diseases of 1847. By LIEUT.-COLONEL

W. H. SYKES, F.R.S.

109

An Attempt to Ascertain the Magnitude and Fluctuations of the Amount of

BILLS OF EXCHANGE (Inland and Foreign) in Circulation at one time in

Great Britain, in England, in Scotland, in Lancashire, and in Cheshire,

respectively, during each of the Twenty Years 1828-1847, both inclusive;

and also embracing in the inquiry Bills drawn upon Foreign Countries.

By WILLIAM NEWMARCH, Esq.

Miscellaneous .....

...... 184

On the Accumulation of Capital by the Different Classes of Society. By G. R.

PORTER, Esq., F.R.S.

On the Rate of Mortality among Persons of Intemperate Habits. By F. G. P.

NEISON, Esq., F.L.S., &c. .........

........... 200

A Statistical Review of the National Debts and Revenues in proportion to the

extent of Area and Population of the various Countries of Europe. By

T. J. BROWN, Esq. (Assistant Secretary) .............

A Statistical Account of Auckland, New Zealand, as it was observed during

the year 1848.' By ARTHUR S. THOMSON, M.D., Surgeon of the 58th

Regiment.

................. 227

Statistics of New Munster, New Zealand, down to 1848, compiled from Official

Records in the Colonial Secretary's Office....

Proceedings of the Statistical Society of London ..............

Coals, Cinders, and Culm Exported, 1850 ....

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