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Royal Society of Tasmania, (1855) Proceedings for the month of August, 1854. Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, 3 (1). pp. 182-184. ISSN 0080-4703

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Abstract

Proceedings of the Monthly Meeting of the Royal Society of Tasmania held on the 9th August, 1854, His Excellency Sir W. T. Denison, President,
occupied the chair.. Amongst the members present were :—Dr. Agnew ; Messrs. Barnard, Bisdee,
Boot, Brown, Fraser, Mac Naughtan, and Dobson ; Rev. Alexander Cairnduff;
Captain Hawkins, E. E. ; Messrs. Hone, Hall, Kilburn, Loch, Matson, Moss,
Makeig, Lee, and Rolwegan.
Dr. Macnamara, late of Ross, and Mr. Deakin, of Murray Street, were elected
Fellows of the Society. Other candidates were proposed preparatory to the next
ballot. Listing presentations made to the Library and to the Museum. Tables of meteorological observations taken at Government House during the
months of May, June, and July last, by Mr. F. Stanley Dobson, were laid before
the meeting.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Royal Society of Tasmania, Van Diemens Land, VDL, Hobart Town, natural sciences, proceedings, records
Journal or Publication Title: Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
Page Range: pp. 182-184
ISSN: 0080-4703
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 The Royal Society of Tasmania.

Date Deposited: 02 Dec 2014 03:03
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2014 03:03
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