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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of September, 1880

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1880) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of September, 1880. Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania. pp. 8-9.

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Abstract

The monthly evening meeting of the Society, which was very numerously attended, was held at the Museum on Monday, the 13th September ; His Honor Mr. Justice Dobson, V.P., in the chair. Mr. V. W. Hookey, who had previously been nominated by the council, was balloted for, and declared duly elected as a Fellow of the Society. The Secretary informed the meeting that a fragment of a paper, by the late Mr. T. G. Gregson, on the habits and manners of the Tasmanian Aborigines, had been placed in his hands for perusal. The first portion of the paper referred particularly to the general treatment of the natives by the white population, but as that subject was fully treated of in " West's History of Tasmania," it could be of little interest to the meeting ; the remaining portion, however, giving Mr. Gregson's impressions from personal observation of the Aborigines, was, he thought, of sufficient interest to warrant its being read.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers & Proceedings and Report of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 8-9
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: 22 Nov 2012 06:49
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:44
URI: http://eprints.utas.edu.au/id/eprint/15493
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