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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of August, 1882
Royal Society of Tasmania, (1882) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of August, 1882. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. xxxv-xxxix.
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The monthly evening meeting of the Society was held on Monday, August 7, Mr, C. H. Grant in the chair. The Hon. W. A. B. Gellibrand exhibited samples of a seedling apple, originally grown at Cleveland, and subsequently worked on stocks at South Arm, which were greatly admired. Mr. Stephens read the following " Notes on Minimum Temperature at Hobart during the month of July " : — A question having arisen as to apparent discrepancies in the records of minimum temperature during the month of July in various parts of Hobart caused debate on the positioning of instruments. Includes rainfall for the month from various locations and the time of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of a few standard plants in the Botanic Gardens during July, 1882
|Keywords:||Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania|
|Collections:||Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of 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.|
|Date Deposited:||26 Nov 2012 22:06|
|Last Modified:||18 Nov 2014 04:45|
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