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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of November, 1887.

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1887) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of November, 1887. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. lix-lxvii.

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Abstract

The final monthly meeting of the Royal Society of Tasmania for the
1887 session was held on November 21. The President, His Excellency
Sir Robert Hamilton, K.C.B., occupied the chair, and there was a very
large attendance of Fellows and visitors, including many ladies. His
Excellency was accompanied by Miss Hamilton, Miss Hervey, and Mr.
H. W. B. Robinson.
Messrs. J. S. Laurie and J. F. Echlin were elected Fellows of the
Society.
The Secretary read a letter from Baron Von Mueller dated
"November 19, 1887 on the exploration of Mount Munro on Barren Island. There was discussion on the papers presented and Mr. J. S. Laurie read his paper
"Common-sense in Education : being a brief survey of the Methods
of Education and Instruction in their bearing on the Practical Requirements
of Life."
Includes closing address from His Excellency closing the
present session of the Society

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: lix-lxvii
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: 04 Dec 2012 04:59
Last Modified: 18 Nov 2014 04:45
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