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Proceedings of the Royal Society for November, 1874
Royal Society of Tasmania, (1874) Proceedings of the Royal Society for November, 1874. Monthly Notices of Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 66-68.
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The monthly evening meeting was held on Tuesday, the 10th November, T. Giblin, Esq., in the chair. -The Secretary read a letter from Mr. Trappes, Oyster Cove, suggesting the advisability of introducing the Falkland Island Tussac Grass into the colony, and referring to an article on the plant in the Penny Magazine (31st May, 1845). -The Secretary called the attention of the members to a suggestion which had been made at the last meeting, to the effect that the Gardens might be kept open to a later hour in the evening. The Council had had the matter under consideration, and had obtained from the Superintendent of the Gardens all the information possible on the matter. It was found, however, that no change in the hour could be made, owing to the circumstance that no funds were at the disposal of the Council for payment of the extra attendants who would in that case be required. -Mr. Morton Allport read a paper, entitled "Further Notes on the Salmon Experiment." -Professor Harkness (agreeably to a request from the Council) offered some remarks on the approaching Transit of Venus.
|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. 66-68|
|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:||25 Oct 2012 02:54|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:43|
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