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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of June, 1885.

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1885) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of June, 1885. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. cxi-cxiv.

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Abstract

The monthly evening meeting of the Royal Society of Tasmania was
held on Tuesday evening, June 9th, Mr. James Barnard, Vice-President,
in the chair. A large number of Fellows were present, as well as several
ladies. The following gentlemen, who had been previously nominated
by the Council, were balloted for and declared duly elected Fellows of
the Society, viz., Messrs. Alexander Macdonald Ritchie and T. B. Moore.
The Chairman said that at their last meeting he had the gratification
of announcing the receipt of certain pecuniary bequests by the late Dr.
Milligan to the Society. He was not then aware that in addition to
those bequests Dr. Milligan had also made certain gifts of land, comprising
three allotments of one acre each at Bicheno, and one town
allotment of three acres at George. Includes additions to the Library, presentations to the museum.

Item Type: Article
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
Page Range: cxi-cxiv
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: 29 Nov 2012 21:43
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