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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of September, 1885.
Royal Society of Tasmania, (1885) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of September, 1885. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. cxli-cxlviii.
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The monthly meeting of the Fellows of the Royal Society of Tasmania was held at the Museum-building on Monday evening, September 7th, 1885. Mr. James Barnard, vice-president, occupied the chair, and about 40 gentlemen were present. In the absence of the hon. secretary (Dr. Agnew) who was professionally engaged at New Norfolk, the secretarial duties were performed by the curator, Mr. Alexander Morton. The following gentlemen, who had been previously nominated as Fellows, were balloted for, and duly elected as Fellows of the Society, viz.:—Messrs. Chas. W. Garrard, B.A., Lond., W. Eldridge, W. Duffy, Joseph Tasman Facy. Discussion of the paper " Contributory information regarding the tin ore deposits at Mount Bischoff, Tasmania," by Baron Von Groddeck. The following paper was read by Colonel A. Crawford – Australia or Australasia. Also included are additions to the Library, presentations to the museum and time of leafing, fruiting and flowering of a few standard plants in the Royal Societies gardens during August, 1885
|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.|
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