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Proceedings of the Royal Society for August, 1871
Royal Society of Tasmania, (1871) Proceedings of the Royal Society for August, 1871. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 29-30.
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The monthly evening meeting was held on Tuesday, the 8th August, Morton Allport, Esq., in the chair.-The Secretary remarked that the question as to the best method of destroying rabbits on runs had become one of extreme importance, not only to the sheepowners of the colony, but to the public in general; it was one, too, which lay strictly within the scope of the aims and actions of the Royal Society.-Mr. Morton Allport read a paper on the Salmon Trout (Salmo trutta) lately sent to England, and a letter, received by last mail, from Dr. Gunther on the same subject.
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Page Range:||pp. 29-30|
|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.|
|Date Deposited:||05 Oct 2012 00:39|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:43|
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