Proceedings of the Royal Society of London Volume 5
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. 1851 edition. Excerpt: ...not only reasons for rejoicing, they are reasons why we should return our hearty thanks to Almighty Providence for thus blessing our land. Lastly, we should remember that where so much has been given much will be required, and that it is our duty to extend these blessings as far as we can for the happiness and comfort of our fellow-men. On the motion of Sir R. H.rInglis, Bart., the thanks of the Society were voted to his Lordship for his Address, with a request that he would allow it to be printed. The President having directed the senior Secretary to read the Statutes for the election of Fellows, Sir Charles Lemon, Bart., and Mr. Wheatstone, were, with the consent of the meeting, appointed Serntators. Mr. A. J. Stephens then moved that the meeting do now adjourn. The motion was seconded by Dr. John Lee, but on being put to the question was declarcd to be lost. The election was then proceeded with, when the votes of the Fellows present having been collected, the following gentlemen were declared to have been duly elected: --Henry James, Capt. ILE. John Stenhouse, Ph D. Robert Gordon Latham, M.D. Allen Thomson, M.D. The thanks of the Society were voted to the Scrutators, and the meeting adjourned. George Bishop, Esq. John Henry Lefroy, Capt. ILA. Rev. James Challis. James Ormiston M'William, M.D. Henry Clerk, Capt. R.E. Thomas Oldham, Esq. William Fergusson, Esq. Lyon Playfnir, l-'h.l). Robert Were F ox, Esq. Robert Porrett, Esq. November 16. 1848. The MARQUIS CF NORTHAMPTON, President, in the (Thnir. 'l'he time of the Meeting was occupied in reading the Minutesof the last Ordinary Meeting and of the General Meeting. November '23, 1848. GEORGE RENNIE, Esq., Treasurer, in the Chair. " On the Chemical Nature of Wax."--Part...
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