Proceedings of the Royal Society for May, 1865
Royal Society of Tasmania , (1865) Proceedings of the Royal Society for May, 1865. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 43-44.
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The usual monthly evening meeting of the Society was held on Tuesday, the
9th May, T. Stephens, Esq., in the chair.-Mr. F. Abbott read some notes on the importance of establishing a Time
Signal in Hobart Town, for the purpose of giving the correct time both to the
city and to the surrounding districts.-Mr. Dobson observed if a time gun were established it would be well to be
careful in fixing upon a proper site.
|Additional Information:||In 1843 the Horticultural and Botanical Society of Van Diemen's Land was founded and became the Royal Society of Van Diemen's Land for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science in 1844. In 1855 its name changed to Royal Society of Tasmania for Horticulture, Botany, and the Advancement of Science. In 1911 the name was shortened to Royal Society of Tasmania.|
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
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