Proceedings for the month of March, 1854

Royal Society of Tasmania 1855 , 'Proceedings for the month of March, 1854' , Papers and Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania, vol. 3, no. 1 , pp. 161-166 .

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Proceedings of the Monthly Meeting of the Royal Society of Tasmania held on the 8th March, 1854, His Excellency Sir W. T. Denison, President, in
the chair;
The following gentlemen were ballotted for and duly elected into the Society:

The Reverend Francis Hales, B.A., of Launceston. The Rev. J. Tice Gellibrand,
M.A., of Richmond. William Henry Barnard, Esq., of Geelong, Victoria.
Robert Clark, Esq., of Malahide. John Murphy, Esq., of Sydney. Frederick
Robert Lees, Esq., Edward Swarbeck Hall, Esq., George Hutton, Esq., and
Samuel Tapfield, Esq., of Hobart Town.
Upon the recommendation of the Council, W. J. Macquorn Rankine, Esq., C.E.
F.R.S.E., F.R.S.S.A., was elected a Corresponding Member.
The Secretary announced the presentation, by John Lyne, Esq., of Apslawn,
Swanport, of an English translation of Dr. Dodoen's Herbal, published in London,
in 1619, substantially bound in calf, considered a curious, rare, and valuable
work. A new herbal, or, Historie of plants : wherein is contained the whole discourse and perfect description of all sorts of herbes and plants, their diuers and sundry kinds, their names, natures, operations, and vertues : and that not onely of those which are here growing in this our country of Engalnd [sic], but of all others also of forraine realmes commonly vsed in physicke / first set forth in the Dutch or Almaigne tongue, by that learned D. Rembert Dodoens ; and now first translated out of French into English by Henry Lyte, Imprinted at London : By Edward Griffin, 1619. - Availvable from the the Special & Rare Collection, Morris Miller-Royal Society Rare-Book QK 41 .D63 1619

Item Type: Article
Authors/Creators:Royal Society of Tasmania
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
ISSN: 0080-4703
Collections: Royal Society Collection > Papers & Proceedings of the Royal Society of Tasmania
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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.

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