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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1899) Proceedings of the Royal Society for the month of July, 1899. Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania. xxxviii-xl.

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Abstract

His Excellency the Administrator (Hon. J. S. Dodds, C.M.G., Chief Justice) presided on Monday evening, July 10, at the monthly meeting of the Royal Society of Tasmania, and at which there was a large attendance.
His Excellency said a very pleasing
duty devolved upon him. He had been requested
to present to the Society a large
platinotype photograph of Sir James
Agnew, the senior Vice-president.
Following the presentation of the portrait, several speeches were given in regards to the achievemnets of Sir James Agnew.
Mr. T. Stephens, M.A,, F.G.S., read an interesting paper on coral reefs, with
special reference to the Funafuti bore.
Mr. J. W. Beattie (hon. photographer to
the Tasmanian Government) read a paper
entitled "Notes on the country from Kelly's
Basin to Gormanston, via the North Mount
Lyell Railway route."

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: xxxviii-xl
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 00:34
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2017 01:07
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