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Maryland Geological Survey, Volume 1, 1897
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KERR, J. BOZMAN. Report of the Select Committee appointed to
inquire into the expediency of repealing the act to provide for com-
pleting a New Map and Geological Survey of this State.

Md. Pub. Doc., Dec. Sess., 1837, Document [E], n. d., 8vo, accompanied by
a letter from Alexander, 8 pp. [Annapolis, 1838].


Trans. Md. Acad. Sci. and Lit., vol. i, part 1, 1837, pp. 138-147.

Besides a description of a barometer made for the Academy, there are given
"Meteorological Observations made by the Maryland Academy of Science and Litera-
ture " on the 21st and 22d of June, 21st and 22d of September, 21st and 22d of
December, 1836, on the 21st and 22d of March, 1837, at Baltimore. See pp. 174-186 for
daily Meteorological Observations for year 1836 at Baltimore, Md.

ROGERS, W. B. and H. P. Contributions to the Geology of the
Tertiary Formations of Virginia. (Read May 5, 1835.)

Trans. Amer. Phil. Soc., vol. v, n. s. 1837, pp. 319-341.

Objects to Conrad's considering the deposits on St. Mary's river under a new divi-
sion called Middle Pliocene (p. 335).

TRIMBLE, ISAAC. Report of the Engineer on the Subject of the
Maryland Canal. Baltimore, Lucas & Deaver, 1837.

Gives various routes for Maryland canal; gauging of various streams; monthly
rainfall, etc. The report is accompanied by map (1/125,000) and profile.

TYSON, PHILIP T. A description of the Frostburg Coal Formation
of Allegany County, Maryland, with an account of its geological

Trans. Md. Acad. Sci. and Lit., 1837, pp. 92-98, plate.

Gives a detailed section from Dug Hill to George's Creek; also records the Sliding
of Glassopteris phillipsli, calamites, etc. Believes the elevation of Wills Mt. took place
before the coal series was deposited.

———— A descriptive Catalogue of the principal minerals of the
State of Maryland.

Trans. Md. Acad. Sci. and Lit., 1S37, pp. 102-117.

Divides the state into six divisions and enumerates the minerals for each, but
does not give the full list of minerals from the western counties.


ANON. Report upon the Surveys for the Extension of the Balti-
more and Ohio Rail Road from its Present Termination near Harper's
Ferry, on the Potomac, to Wheeling and Pittsburg on the Ohio river.
8vo. pp. 138.

ALEXANDER, J. H. Communication from the Topographical En-
gineer. 8vo. pp. 5-S. [Annapolis, Feb. 19, 1838.]
Md. Pub. Doc., Dec. Sess., 1837.
Deals with the expense of the New Map.


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