Address Delivered Before the Association of American Geologists and Naturalists; At Their Meeting Held in Boston, April 25-30, 1842

Address Delivered Before the Association of American Geologists and Naturalists; At Their Meeting Held in Boston, April 25-30, 1842

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1842 edition. Excerpt: ...for an eastern geologist, without visiting the west, or even by a post-haste journey over the trans-Appalachian world, to write upon its geology without committing errors injurious to his own reputation, the publication of whidh, he would of course, gladly recall. Remarks were offered and facts stated on the above subject by Dr. Ifiwzg, Mr. Haldeman, lllr. Tesc/temacher, Prof. Henry D. Rogers, Dr. C. T. Jackson, Prof. Vanuxem, Prof. Hitchcock, Prof. Beck, and Dr. Dana. Mr. Haldeman laid on the table, at the request of Dr. Morton, some copies of a work on cretaceous fossils, bringing our knowledge of this subject near the present day, most of these being from the researches of Prof. Nicollet. A letter was read from Prof. Park of Philadelphia, regretting his inability to attend the present meeting. The Association adjourned to-Tuesday, April 26th, 9 o'clock, A. M..--Prof. Locke in the chair. The committee on the constitution and by-laws was called upon for report. Dr. Jackson read the rules, as submitted by this committee. Constitution and By-Laws of the Association of American Geologists and Natural_ists. ART. I. The Society shall be called " THE ASSOCIATION or AMERICAN GEOLOGISTS AND NATURALISTS." " The constitution and by-laws as here printed, were in fact adopted at the session of Wednesday, but it is thought expedient to insert them here, as they embrace all the rules which were adopted on Tuesday and thus to avoid repetition. ART. II. The objects of this Association are the advancement of geology and the collateral branches of natural science, and the promotion of intercourse between those who cultivate them..., ART. III. All those persons whose names have aireifdyibpen enrolled in the published proceedings of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
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  • English
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  • 1236523628
  • 9781236523624