Transactions of the Geological Society, 1st series, vol. 2/Prelims

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Preliminary pages.


TRANSACTIONS


OF THE


GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY,


ESTABLISHED NOVEMBER 13, 1807.


VOLUME THE SECOND.




Quod si cui mortalium cordi et curæ sit, non tantum inventis hærere, atque iis uti, sed ad ulteriora penetrare; atque non disputando adversarium, sed opere naturam vincere; denique non belle et probabiliter opinari, sed certo et ostensive scire; tales, tanquam veri scientiarum filii, nobis (si videbitur) se adjungant.

Novum Organum, Prefatio.




LONDON:

PRINTED FOR THE SOCIETY BY WILLIAMS PHILIPS, GEORGE YARD, LOMBARD STREET.


1814.

 

 

OFFICERS AND COUNCIL OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY,

ELECTED FEBRUARY 4, 1814.

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OFFICERS
PRESIDENT
HENRY GREY BENNET, M.P. F.R.S.
VICE-PRESIDENTS,
WILLIAM BLAKE, Esq. F.R.S. GEORGE BELLAS GREEENOUGH, Esq. F.R.S.
Sir HENRY ENGLEFIELD, Bart. F.R.I, & A.S. JOHN MacCULLOCH, M.D. F.R.L.
SECRETARIES,
ARTHUR AIKIN, Esq. HENRY WARBURTON, Esq. F.R.S
FOREIGN SECRETARY,
SAMUEL SOLLY, Esq, F.R.S.
TREASURERS,
WILLIAM HASLEDINE PEPYS, Esq. F.R.S. SAMUEL WOODS, Esq.
COUNCIL,
The Hon. LORD COMPTON, M.P. PETER ROGET, M.D.
SAMUEL DAVIS, Esq. F.R.S. SMITHSON TENNAT, Esq. F.R.S
Prof. Chem. Camb.
ROBERT FERGUSON Esq. F.R.S.
JAMES LAIRD, M.D. SAMUEL TURNER, Esq.
ALEXANDER MARCET, M.D. F.R.S. JOHN WHISHAW, Esq.
THOMAS MURDOCH, Esq. F.R.S. WILLIAM HYDE WOLLASTON, M.D.
Sec. R.S
JAMES PARKINSON
KEEPER OF THE MUSEUM AND DRAUGHTSMAN
Mr. THOMAS WEBSTER


TRUSTEES OF THE GEOLOGICAL SOCIETY.
GEORGE BELLAS GREENOUGH, Esq.
Sir ABRAHAM HUME, Bart. M.P.
FRANCIS HORNER, Esq. M.P.
WILLIAM BABINGTON, M.D.
ROBERT FERGUSON, Esq.
DAVID RICARDO, Esq.
SAMUEL WOODS, Esq.


ADVERTISEMENT.


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THE Editors of the Transactions of the Geological Society are directed to make it known to the Public, that the Authors alone are responsible for the facts and opinions contained in their respective papers.


Geological Society,
September 1, 1814.
ERRATA,

Some of which it will be necessary to correct, as materially affecting the sense of the passages, where they occur.

Page 9, Line 14, for difficulty read difficultly
69, 11, iconocolasts iconoclasts
152, 4, two chanels one channel
163, 21, Pl. 9. Pl. 11.
167, 6, found formed
16, has have
169, 9, petrefactions petrifactions
187, 4, dele (;) after Agglestone
213, 14, for may read might
438, 4, after Fig. 3 insert Plate 32, Fig. l.
440, 6, after the word figures, insert Pl. 31, left hand figure at top.

The Papers referred to in pages 475, 476, and 478, were intended to be included in the present volume, when those pages were printed: their publication has been deferred to the 3d Volume of the Society's Transactions.

In the list of Donations to the Collection of Maps, insert 12 Copies of a new Map of England, in 4 Sheets, from A. Arrowsmith, Esq.