Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of November, 1882
Royal Society of Tasmania , (1882) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of November, 1882. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania . xliii-xlvi.
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The usual monthly evening meeting of the Society was held on Tuesday,
14th November ; Mr. T. Stephens, V.P., in the chair.
Mr. Wyatt Hickling, who had previously been nominated by the
Council, was balloted for and declared duly elected as a Fellow of the
Society. Includes meteorological returns for various locations, times of leafing, flowering, and fruiting of a few standard plants in the
Botanic Gardens during October, 1882 and presentations to the museum. The Chairman read a letter which he had received from Mr. Ward,
Government Analyst, who, he said, had kindly undertaken to examine
the West Tamar Asbestos, and to compare it with the manufactured
product which had been exhibited in the shape of a specimen of packing
for steam joints.
|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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