Proceedings of the Royal Society for July, 1874
Royal Society of Tasmania , (1874) Proceedings of the Royal Society for July, 1874. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 26-27.
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The monthly meeting of the Society was held on the 14th July, T.
Stephens, Esq., M.A., in the chair.
The Chairman referred to the discovery of Trilobites and other Silurian
fossils, which he had reported to the Royal Society in July, 1873,
and read extracts from letters of the Rev. W. B. Clarke, to whom
he had sent specimens, and who had forwarded them to England and
America for examination.
A short discussion followed on the connection between the flora and
fauna of the coal measures of New South Wales.
Mr. M. Allport produced specimens of Blue Gum and Jarrah Wood,
presented by Mr. John Watson.
The Rev. J. E. Tennison Woods, F.G.S., F.R.G.S., &c., &c., read
a long, able, and highly interesting paper on the "Physical and Zoological
relations between Australia and Tasmania."
|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.|
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