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Sir James Agnew's 84th birthday


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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1899) Sir James Agnew's 84th birthday. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. lvi-lvii.

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Yesterday (October 2nd, 1899) being
the anniversary of the 84th birthday of
the Hon. Sir James Agnew, K.C.M.G.,
a large number called at the hon,
gentleman's house, conveying their hearty
congratulations and good wishes.
the afternoon a meeting of the Council
of the Royal Society of Tasmania,
of which Sir James is the senior vice-president
and also chairman of the trustees
of the Tasmanian Museum and Botanical
Gardens,was held, Sir James presiding.
His Excellency was asked to give a speech and present Sir James with a photograph of himself and the executive officers along with their signatures.
Sir James Agnew said he would value the gift highly.

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: lvi-lvii
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: 06 May 2013 00:35
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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