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Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of October, 1894

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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1894) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of October, 1894. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. xviii-xix.

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Abstract

There was a large attendance of Fellows and visitors at the Royal
Society meeting held on Tuesday, October 9th, in the Art Gallery,
under the presidency of Sir Lambert Dobson. Apologies for absence
were read from His Excellency the Governor, Hon. Sir James Wilson
Agnew, K.C.M.G., M.D., M.E.C., and Mr. James Barnard. Messrs.
B. T. Solly and L. Cockhead were elected Fellows. Mr. Robert Henry, in reading a paper on " A new method of
dropping the time ball," referred briefly to the existing means for
letting Hobart know when it is supposed to be 1 o'clock. Dr. W. Jethro-Brown, M.A., LL.D., read a paper on " Primitive
Theories of Political Teaching." Mr. J. W. Beattie read some "Notes on a recent trip to the Hartz
Mountains," descriptive of a photographic tour through the bush from
Geeveston to the summit of the mountains. A vote of thanks was made to the readers of papers
and to Mr. Oldham, and carried with acclamation.

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: xviii-xix
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: 30 Jul 2013 03:29
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 00:59
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