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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 57

Report of the Evening Meetings, Session 1884-5

Report of the Evening Meetings, Session 1884-5.

Seventh Meeting, 23rd February,1885.—The Right Hon. Lord Aberdare, President, in the Chair.

Elections.—William. Ireland Buckley, Esq.; General Elphinstone Dalrymple, C.B.; John Hay, Esq.; D. O'Donovan, Esq.; Brig.-General Charles E. Oldershaw, R.A., C.B.; Captain Boss Thompson.

The following paper was read by the author:—

"A Recent Exploration of the King Country, New Zealand." By J. H. Kerry-Nicholls, Esq. (published in the present number, ante, p. 201).

Eighth Meeting, 9th March, 1885.—Tho Right Hon. Lord Aberdare, President, in the Chair.

Elections.—W. A. Bailward, Esq.; W. A. Beddoe, Esq.; Alex. St. Clair Bowen Carnegy, Esq.; John Cleric, Esq., Q.C.; Frecllc. St. John Gore, Esq.; Captain Patrick M. Lawe, 4th Batt. Boyal Fusiliers; W. J. Kelson Millard, Esq., M.D.; Geo. Edw. James Moody, Esq.; Arthur Nelson Pidcock, Esq.; Joseph Pollard, Esq., M.A.; J. Brinsley Richards, Esq.; Richard Stevens Sly, Esq.

After some introductory remarks by the President, Mr. Robert Gordon, C.E., read a paper entitled "The Irawadi River," in which he expounded his views in favour of the conclusion that the Irawadi was the continuation of the Sanpo river of Tibet,