Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania for the month of July, 1875
Royal Society of Tasmania , (1875) Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania for the month of July, 1875. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania . pp. 37-40.
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The monthly evening meeting of the society was held on Tuesday,
13th July. A large number of Fellows were present; His Excellency
the Governor in the chair.
-The Secretary reported that soon after the last evening meeting the
Garden Committee, with the Honorable the Colonial Secretary and
Minister of Lands and Works, had proceeded to inspect a portion of
the Domain-His Excellency remarked that agreeably to the request of the
Domain Committee ho had carefully gone over that portion of the Domain
lying between the Gardens and Cornelian Bay, and he had also, to
some extent, inspected it generally.
-Mr. Grant had no doubt that the planting on the borders of the creek
as suggested by His Excellency would be both beneficial and ornamental.
-Mr. Stephens directed the attention of the meeting to specimens
of the strata traversed by the prospecting shaft at Spring Bay, which
had been forwarded by Mr. Robinson of Triabunna.
-The Secretary read a paper, contributed by Dr. G. Bennett, F. L.
S., F.Z.S. of Sydney, a corresponding member of the society, "On
the Frilled Lizard (Chlamydosaurus Kingii), of Queensland."
-M. Allport, Esq., F.L.S., F.Z.S., etc., etc., read a paper entitled
"Some Further Notes on the Salmon Experiment."
|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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