Records of Mining and Metallurgy: Or, Facts and Memoranda for the Use of the Mine Agent and Smelter


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Page 213 - In case of an equality of votes, the Chairman shall have a casting vote.
Page 210 - ... it shall be lawful for the said lessor at any time thereafter into and upon the said demised premises or any part thereof in the name of the whole to re-enter and the same to have again re-possess and enjoy as of his or their former estate anything hereinafter contained to the contrary notwithstanding.
Page ix - Son of man, the house of Israel is to me become dross: all they are brass, and tin, and iron, and lead, in the midst of the furnace ; they are even the dross of silver.
Page 24 - The manner of the carriage is by laying rails of timber, from the colliery, down to the river, exactly straight and parallel ; and bulky carts are made with four rowlets fitting these rails ; whereby the carriage is so easy that one horse will draw down four or five chaldron of coals, and is an immense benefit to the coal merchants.
Page 10 - It is drawn, and cometh out of the body; yea, the glittering sword cometh out of his gall: terrors are upon him.
Page 300 - COTTON CULTIVATION.— Cotton Cultivation in its various details, the Barrage of Great Rivers, and instructions for Irrigating, Embanking, Draining, and Tilling Land in Tropical and other Countries possessing high thermometric temperatures, especially adapted to the improvements of the cultural soils of India, by Joseph Gibbs, Member Institute Civil Engineers, with 5 plates, crown 8vo, cloth, 7s.
Page 24 - Beaumont, a gentleman of great ingenuity and rare parts, adventured into our mines with his thirty thousand pounds ; who brought with him many rare engines not known then in these parts ; as the art to boore with iron rodds, to try the deepnesse and thicknesse of the coale ; rare engines to draw water out of the pits ; waggons with one horse to carry down coales from the...
Page 300 - This little volume should become the hand-book of every person whose duties require even occasional calculations of this nature ; were it only that it is more extensively applicable than any other in existence, we could cordially recommend it to our readers, but when they learn that the use of it involves only half the labour of all other Tables constituted for the same purpose, we offer the strongest of all recommendations, that founded on the value of time."— Mechanics

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