Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria Volume 14-16

Proceedings of the Royal Society of Victoria Volume 14-16

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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. 1878 edition. Excerpt: ... 1878. R. L. J. Ellery, Esq., in the chair. The following gentlemen were elected ordinary members: --F. R. Godfrey, Esq., Dr. Browning, Dr. Le Fevre, A. R. Walker, Esq. Dr. Thornton, Bishop of Ballarat, was elected a country member. Sir Samuel Wilson was elected a life member. Dr. J amieson read his paper "' On the Perception of Colour." (Signed) ROBT. L. J. ELLERY. Resolved--That in future ad interim members of Council shall retain ofiice only so long as those members whom they replace would have retained it. Mr. Ellery read a paper on " The Supposed Intramercurial Planet." Mr. Sutherland read a paper on the " Sounds of the Consonants as Indicated by the Phonograph." Discussion on this paper was held over till next meeting. (Signed) Ronr. L. J. ELLERY. 12th December, 1878. R. L. J. Ellery, Esq., in the chair-Present, 12 members. Six gentlemen were elected associates, namely---Mr. Challen, Mr. Allman, Mr. Goldstein, Mr. Morris, Mr. Olliver, and Mr. Kirkland, jun. A discussion then took place on Mr. Sutherland's paper, in which Mr. Pirani and several other members joined. Mr. Cosmo Newbery read his paper, entitled, "On the Occurrence of Chromium in the Iron Ore of Tasmania," and also a paper on the "Formation of Hyalite by the Action of Ammonia on Infusorial Earth." Mr. Ellery exhibited the singing and the sensitive flame. (Signed) Roar. L. J. ELLERY. I. The Society shall be called "The Royal Society of Victoria." II. The Royal Society of Victoria. is founded for the advancement of science, literature, and art, with especial reference to the development of the resources of the country. III. The Royal Society of Victoria shall consist of Members and Honorary...show more

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  • Paperback | 164 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 9mm | 304g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236762010
  • 9781236762016