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THE

JOURNAL

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LITERATURE AND SCIENCE

Published under the Auspices of the

Madias Literary Society

AND

Auxiliary of the Royal Asiatic Saciety.

VOL. I.

THE

JOURNAL

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LITERATURE AND SCIENCE
Published under the Auspices of the

Madias Literary Society

AND

Auriliary of the Royal

Aviatic Society

EDITED BY

J. C. MORRIS, F. R. S.

SECRETARY OF THE MADRAS LITERARY SOCIETY, &c.

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CONTENTS.

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No. 1.-OCTOBER,

Pages.

Introductory Notice....

I. Description of the Hill Tribes in Travancore by Lieut, Conner ib

II. History of the Christians on the Malabar Coast-By the Venerable

Archdeacon Robinson, M, A.

7

III, Description and drawings of some remarkable Palmyra trees in the

Northern Circars,-By Colonel Bowler

13

IV. An account of the Hindoo, Holy days and festivals by Venketrow

late Interpreter to the Officer Commanding Vellore, with consi-

derable alterations and additions by the Editor....

15

The ceremonial of the Ordination of a Burmese Priest of Budd'ha

with notes, communicated by George Knox, Esq. of the Honorable

East India Company's Medical Establishment, Madras. (Transac-

tions of the Royal Asiatic Society)

25

VI. Meteorological Register kept at Manantoddy by Captain Minchin, 38

VII, Meteorological Register kept at the Madras Observatory ; for Au-

gust, 1833,-By T. G. Taylor, Esq...

. 39

VIII, Proceedings of the Royal Asiatic Society....

40

IX, Proceedings of the Madras Literary Society, &c. &c....

42

X. Appendix..

44

No. 2:--.JANUARY.

I, Extract from the Memoir of the Survey cf Travancore, compiled

by Lieut. Conner.....

... 54

II. An Account of the Island and Brjáge of Sivásamudram in the

Caverí River. By Ráñas warní Múdeliar, Jághíredár of the

Island. (Extracted from the Transactions of the Royal Asiatic

Society Vol. 3, Part 2d.)....

83

III. An Historical account of the Christians on the Malabar Coast,--By

the Venerable Archdeacon, Robinson, M, A....

94

A short notice of Earthquakes,-By Asst. Surg, B. W. Wright, ..104

y.

Hints for establishing a new system of supplying tanks with water,

adapted particularly for the Carnatic, to enable the cultivation

of rice and agriculture in general, to be carried to an indefinite

extent without being dependent on the fall of rain in any parti-

cular district for a supply of water....

..111

VI,

Note, by a Member, on Colonel Bowler's description of the branch-

ed Palmyra trees....

....114

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