Weber, a N. county of Utah, bordering on Great Salt lake, and intersected by Weber river; area, 540 sq. m.; pop. in 1870, 7,858. It is traversed by the Central and Union Pacific and the Utah Central railroads. The centre is mountainous, and the streams flowing from this region toward the lake irrigate and render productive large tracts. The chief productions in 1870 were 53,272 bushels of wheat, 8,478 of Indian corn, 5,151 of barley, 15,607 of potatoes, and 12,760 lbs. of butter. There were 929 horses, 1,118 milch cows, 591 other cattle, 1,473 sheep, and 145 swine; 6 saw mills, and 1 woollen mill. Capital, Ogden City.

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I. Ernst Heinrich

Ernst Heinrich, a German physiologist, born in Wittenberg, June 24, 1795. He studied at Leipsic, wrote Anatomia Comparata Nervi Sympathici (Leipsic, 1817), and was made in 1818 adjunct professor of comparative anatomy, afterward titular professor, and in 1840 also of physiology. His principal works are: De Aure et Auditu Hominis et Animalium (Leipsic, 1820); Zusätze zur Lehre vom Ban und von der Verrichtung der Geschlechtsorgane (1846); and Annotationes Anatomicoe et Physiologicoe (1851).

II. Wilhelm Eduard

Wilhelm Eduard, a German physicist, brother of the preceding, born in Wittenberg, Oct. 24, 1804. He was educated at Halle, and in 1825 published in connection with his brother Die Wellenlehre, a standard treatise on the liquid fluidity of waves and its connection with waves of sound and light. In 1827 he was appointed assistant professor of natural philosophy at Halle, and in 1831 professor of physics at Gottingen, from which latter office he was displaced by the Hanoverian government in 1837 for his liberal political opinions. In 1843 he was appointed to the chair of physics in Leipsic, where he remained till 1849, when he was reinstated at Gottingen. With Gauss he published the Resultate aus den BeooacMungen des magnetischen Vereins (1837 et seq.), accompanied by an Atlas des Erdmagnetismus (1840), which has been the means of founding a new theory on terrestrial magnetism. From 1846 to 1867 Weber published a series of treatises under the title Electrodynamische Massbestimmungen.

III. Eduard Friedrich

Eduard Friedrich, a German physiologist, brother of the preceding, born in Wittenberg, March 10, 1808, died in Leipsic, May 18, 1871. From 1835 till his death he was professor of medicine at Leipsic. He wrote in conjunction with his brother Wilhelm Mechanik der menschlichen Gewerhzeuge (Göttingen, 1836), and published several treatises on the functions of the muscles.