The Colliery Engineer Volume 20

The Colliery Engineer Volume 20

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ... d'Elhuvar, senior (Santa Fe). 1 13. Mr. d'Elhuyar, junior (Mexico). 14. Privy-Councillor Pallas (Russia). VIII. Duties of the Council.--1. To propose members. 2. To see that the objects of the society are carried out in their districts. 3. To obtain from expert members in their districts replies to queries sent them. 4. In the event of the death of a member of council to elect a new one. 5. To decide by a majority of votes where the archives shall be kept. IX. Rules.--1. Members who for a year have neglected to fulfill the obligation set forth under Par. IV shall be struck off the list of members. 2. Replies must be sent to all official communications from the treasurer and secretary. 3. Members may publish their names or not, as they please, in communications to the Transactions. 4. Papers shall be printed in the German language; they may, however, be written in Latin, French, English, Italian, or German. 5. Replies to queries shall always be written in German. 6. The scheme thus laid down shall be tried for one year, during which period members may submit to the council proposals for improvements which shall receive attention. The invitation sent by the band of pioneers at Schemnitz to the leading mining engineers in all parts of the world was well received, and the published list of members comprised 154 names, distributed as in the table on the following page. The names of the British members are given as follows: Mr. John Hawkins (London), member of council; Mr. Samuel Vanghan, junior (then in Philadelphia); Mr. Peter Woulff (then in Paris); Mr. Raspe (Cornwall); Mr. Richard Kirwan (Dublin); Dr. Withering (Birmingham); Mr. Tennant (a chemist in Yorkshire); Dr. Hume (Edinburgh); Mr. Boulton (Birmingham); Mr. Watt (Birmingham"I;...show more

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  • United States
  • English
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  • 1236837843
  • 9781236837844