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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1893) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of August, 1893. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. xviii-xxii.

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Abstract

There was a large attendance of the Fellows of the Royal Society on
August 15th, and many ladies were also present, to welcome the new
President, His Excellency Viscount Grormanston, K.C.M.G., on the
occasion of his taking the chair for the first time at one of the monthly
evening meetings. The President, who was accompanied by his Private
Secretary (Mr. J. F. Alexander Rawlinson), was received by the Council, and on taking his seat.
The Secretary (Mr. A. Morton) read an address

to His Excellency the Right Honourable Viscount Gormanston, Knight
Commander of the Most Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint
George, Governor and Commander-in-Chief in and over the colony of Tasmania
and its dependencies.
Notes were read on the proposed planting of coniferae
in Tasmania by Baron Ferd. Von Mueller, with comments By Mr. A. Harley, Mr. A. 0. Green, and a lengthy discussion followed, in which Hon. C. H. Grant, M.L.C.,
Messrs, Russell Young, A. Mault, R. M. Johnston, and Fincham took part.

Mr. Adolphus Oppenheimer communicated some notes on the minerals
wolfram and nickel

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-xxii
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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