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land. Jurisprudence and state of the legal profession in Russia.-Forms

of Law; number and character of various Courts. - Administration of

Justice.-Trial by Peers.-Court of Habeas Corpus in St. Petersburgh.—

Prisons, and Prison Discipline.-The Town Gaol, on the plan of Howard.

Extraordinary number of prisoners in Russia during 1826.-Still more

extraordinary reduction in the course of a twelvemonth.-Society for im-

proving Prison Discipline. — Commission of General Surveillance.— Cor-

poral Punishments.-Whipping in the West Indies.-Flogging in the

British Navy.-The Knout in Russia.-Description of the Instrument.—

Ceremony of its Application.-The "Cat-o'-nine-tails."-The Rope's-end

-Commission for drawing up new Codes of Laws.-Monsieur Speransky.—

Monsieur Balouhiansky.—Capture of Tiflis.-Public Illuminations at St.

Petersburgh. --Watch-houses. -- Boodoschniks, or military Watchmen.---

Proclamation of New Laws.-Iron Pavilions, and Fires in the Street, pro

bono publico.—State of the Police in St. Petersburgh.-Provisions against

Fire.-New Fire Insurance Company.-Absence of Beggars.-The Mili..

tary Governor-General of St. Petersburgh.—Census and Statistics of Rus-

sia.—The Julian versus the Gregorian Calendar, or Old and New Style.—

System of Servage in Russia.—Exposé and apparent advantages of that

System.-Rectification of erroneous ideas on that subject.-Mode of recruit-

ing the Army dependent thereon.-Facility of collecting the Public Income

founded on that System.-Particulars respecting General Levies.-Corpo-

ral punishments in the Russian Army.-Succession to the Throne of Rus-

sia in 1825.-Contest of Loyalty and Affection between two Imperial Bro-

thers.-The Military Revolt of the 26th of December.-Death of Milora-

dowitch.—Firmness and bravery of Nicholas.-Detected Conspiracy.-Capi-

tal Punishment
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Departure from Warsaw.-New and excellent Road to Kalisz, through

Sochaczew and Lovicz.-Approach to the Frontiers of Poland.-Kalisz.—

Public Institutions and remarkable Buildings.-The Battle of 1706.-Polish

Table d'Hôte.-Marche-route to the Prussian Frontiers.-Silesian Roads

the worst in Europe.-Projected Road to Breslau.-The City of Breslau.—

Number of Catholic Churches.-An accelerated Post-waggon from Berlin.-

Another Table d'Hôte.-Prussian Roads and Prussian Posting.-Line of

Communication through Buntzlau, Görlitz, Lobau, and Bautzen.-Change

for the better in Saxony.-Excellent condition of the Saxon Roads.-Pic-

turesque approach to, and impressions on seeing the Capital of Saxony.—

Dresden. An Explanation -Plan and general Aspect of that City.-

Statue of Augustus in Neustadt.-The Bridge.-Mr. Russell, Marshal

Davoust, and the bronze Crucifix.-Papal Dispensation for a better Diet

during Lent.-Drowning, a capital Punishment among the Saxons.-Pic-

turesque Prospect from the Bridge. The Catholic, or Court Chapel.-The

Brühl Terrace, or Public Promenade.-View of Dresden from Neustadt.-

Mode of Living, Lodgings, and Hotels.-Saxon Society.-The English at

Dresden. Influx of Russian and Polish Families.-Doctor Kreisig.-His

Notions of Physiology.-New System of Medicine.-Hahnemann and in-

finitesimal Doses.-Miraculous Cure. Dr. Strüve.-Artificial Mineral

Waters. Chemistry of Nature.-Professor Carus.-His Publications and

Collection of Comparative Anatomy.-His Discoveries.-Streets, Houses,

and Vehicles.-The Frauen Kirche and the Kreutz Kirche.-Exposition

of the Dead.-The Dance of Death.-Monument to Adelung.-The Feast

of the Bakers.
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