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Table showing the Attendance and Receipts

Date of Meeting

Where held.

Presidents.

Old Life New Life Members. Members.

York .....

100 226 313 241 314

149 227

235
172

1831, Sept. 27 ... York .....

The Earl Fitzwilliam, D.C.L... 1832, June 19 ... Oxford ....

The Rev. W. Buckland, F.R.S. .. 1833, June 25 ... Cambridge

The Rev. A. Sedgwick, F.R.S.... 1834, Sept. 8 ... Edinburgh

Sir T. M. Brisbane, D.C.L. ...... 1835, Aug. 10 ... Dublin ..... The Rev. Provost Lloyd, LL.D. 1836, Aug. 22 ... Bristol ...

The Marquis of Lansdowne ...... 1837, Sept. 11 ... Liverpool .......

The Earl of Burlington, F.R.S.. 1838, Aug. 10 ... Newcastle-on-Tyne .. The Duke of Northumberland... 1839, Aug. 26 ... Birmingham ....

The Rev. W. Vernon Harcourt. 1840, Sept. 17 ... Glasgow

The Marquis of Breadalbane ... 1841, July 20 ... Plymouth

The Rev. W. Whewell, F.R.S.... 1842, June 23 Manchester ..

The Lord Francis Egerton ...... 1843, Aug. 17 Cork,

The Earl of Rosse, F.R.S. ..... 1844, Sept. 26 ...

The Rev. G. Peacock, D.D. ..... 1845, June 19 ... Cambridge

Sir John F. W. Herschel, Bart.. 1846, Sept. 10 ... Southampton Sir Roderick I. Murchison, Bart. 1847, June 23 ... Oxford

Sir Robert H. Inglis, Bart. ...... 1848, Aug. 9 ...... Swansea ..

The Marquis of Northampton... 1849, Sept. 12 ... Birmingham

The Rev. T. R. Robinson, D.D.. 1850, July 21 ... Edinburgh

Sir David Brewster, K.H. ..... 1851, July 2 ...... Ipswich ...

G. B. Airy, Esq., Astron. Royal. 1852, Sept. I ... Belfast

Lieut.-General Sabine, F.R.S. ... 1853, Sept. 3 . Hull

William Hopkins, Esq., F.R.S.. 1854, Sept. 20 ... Liverpool

The Earl of Harrowby, F.R.S. .. 1855, Sept. 12 ... Glasgow .........

The Duke of Argyll, F.R.S. ...... 1856, Aug. 6...... Cheltenham

Prof. C. G. B. Daubeny, M.D.... 1857, Aug. 26 ... Dublin ............

The Rev. Humphrey Lloyd, D.D. 1858, Sept. 22 ... Leeds ...............

Richard Owen, M.D., D.C.L. ... 1859, Sept. 14 ... Aberdeen .........

H.R.H. The Prince Consort ... 1860, June 27 ... Oxford

The Lord Wrottesley, M.A...... 1861, Sept. 4 ... ... Manchester ......

William Fairbairn, LL.D., F.R.S. 1862, Oct. I ...... Cambridge

The Rev. Prof. Willis, M.A. ... 1863, Aug. 26 ... Newcastle-on-Tyne ., Sir William G. Armstrong, C.B. 1864, Sept. 13 ... Bath .............. Sir Charles Lyell, Bart., M.A.... 1865, Sept. 6 ... Birmingham ...... Prof. J. Phillips, M.A., LL.D.... 1866, Aug. 22 ... Nottingham ...... William R. Grove, Q.C., F.R.S. 1867, Sept. 4 ... Dundee

The Duke of Buccleuch, K.C.B. 1868, Aug. 19 ... Norwich ......

Dr. Joseph D. Hooker, F.R.S. . 1869, Aug. 18 ... Exeter......... Prof. G. G. Stokes, D.C.L. .... 1870, Sept. 14 ... Liverpool

Prof. T. H. Huxley, LL.D...... 1871, Aug. 2 ......

Prof. Sir W. Thomson, LL.I).... 1872, Aug. 14 ... Brighton

Dr. W. B. Carpenter, F.R.S. ... 1873, Sept. 17 .. Bradford

Prof. A. W. Williamson, F.R.S. 1874, Aug. 19... Belfast ..

Prof. J. Tyndall, LL.D., F.R.S. 1875, Aug. 25 ... Bristol

Sir John Hawkshaw, C.E.,F.R.S. 1876, Sept. 6 ...... Glasgow...

Prof. T. Andrews, M.D., F.R.S. 1877, Aug. 15 ... Plymouth .. Prof. A. Thomson, M.D., F.R.S.

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222

184

286

321

239
203

257

207

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167

196

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* Ladies were not admitted by purchased Tickets until 1843.
+ Tickets for admission to Sections only. | Including Ladies.

... Salaries (1 year

104

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THE BRITISH ASSOCIATION FOR THE ADVANCEMENT OF SCIENCE.
THE GENERAL TREASURER'S ACCOUNT from August 25, 1875 (commencenient of BRISTOL Meeting) to

September 6, 1876 (GLASGOW). Not including Receipts on account of Glasgow Meeting.
RECEIPTS.
£ 8. d. 1

PAYMENTS.

£ 8. d. To Balance brought from last Account....

........ 624 1 8 | Paid Expenses of Bristol Meeting, also Sundry Printing, BindReceived for Life Compositions at Bristol Meeting and since 419 0 0

ing, Advertising, and Incidental Expenses ....

404 12 6
Annual Subscriptions, ditto ditto 668 0 0

„ Printing, Engraving, &c. Report of 44th Meeting, Vol XLIII.
Associates' Tickets,
ditto ditto 884 0 0
(Belfast) ..............

708 2 9
Ladies' Tickets,
ditto ditto 672 0 0

470 0 0 Dividends on Stock ......

237 30 0 „ Rent and Office Expenses (Albemarle Street) ... for Sale of Publications ......

130 8 2 „ Grants made at the Bristol Meeting, viz. —
Balance of Grant returned by Intestinal Secretion

Estimation of Potash and Phosphoric Acid ......... 13 00
Committee .........

10 4
Physiological Action of Sound........

25 00 Balance of Grant returned by Geological Record

Geological Record ............

· 10000

Action of Ethyl Bromobutyrate on Ethyl Sodace-
Committee .....................

73 6 3
to-acetate ....

5 0 0 Balance of Grant returned by British Rainfall Com

Intestinal Secretions ........

15 00
Isomeric Cresols ........

10 0 0
mittee ............

11 1
Thermal Conductivities of Roc

10 00
for Transmission of Papers to Members during

Zoological Record ...

100 Bristol Meeting ..........

6 19 6

Elliptic Functions (printing Mathematical Tables)
Interest on Deposit at London and Westminster

Measuring Speed of Ships......

Underground Waters in New Red Sandstone.
Bank..

........
16 11 2

Zoological Station at Naples..........
British Rainfall..

100
3743 12 7
Tide Calculating Machine..

200 Settle Cave Exploration...

100 0 Kent's Cavern Exploration

100 0 0 Specific Volumes of Liquid

25 0 0 Close Time for Protection of Indigenous Animals 5 00 Testing Ohm's Law...

9 15 0
Anthropometric Committee ...

13 15 0
Earthquakes in Scotland .....

1 10 0

Effect of Propeller on Turning of Steam Ships ... 5 0 0
Examined with the vouchers and found correct.

1876.

1092 4 2
G. C. FOSTER,

Balance at London and Westminster Bank (current
W. SPOTTISWOODE,

.....€461 19 9
Auditors.

account) ........................................
R. STRACHEY,

Ditto, ditto (deposit account)

.... 500 0 0 Cash in bands of General Treasurer ..

2 3 5

964 8 2 £3743 12 7

A. W. WILLIAMSON,
September 6, 1876.

£3743 127

0

75 00

OFFICERS OF SECTIONAL COMMITTEES PRESENT AT THE

GLASGOW MEETING.

SECTION A.-MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS. President.-Professor Sir William Thomson, M.A., LL.D., D.C.L., F.R.S., F.R.S.E. Vice-Presidents.-Professor Blackburn, M.A. ; Professor Cremona ; Professor Grant, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S., F.R.A.S.; Rev. Professor Haughton, M.A., F.R.S.; Professor A. S. Herschel, B.A., F.R.A.S.; Dr. J, Janssen; Rev. Dr. Lloyd, F.R.S. ; Professor Clerk Maxwell, F.R.S.; Professor G. G. Stokes, Sec.R.S.;

Professor P. G. Tait, F.R.S.E. ; Professor Wüllner. Secretaries.-Professor W. F. Barrett, F.R.S.E., M.R.I.A., F.C.S.; J. T. Bottom

ley, M.A., F.R.S.E., F.C.S. ; Professor G. Forbes, B.A., F.R.S.E.; J. W. L. Glaisher, M.A., F.R.S., F.R.A.S.; Thomas Muir, M.A., F.R.S.E. SECTION B.-CHEMISTRY AND MINERALOGY, INCLUDING THEIR APPLICATIONS TO

AGRICULTURE AND TIIE ARTS. President.-W. H. Perkin, F.R.S., Secretary of the Chemical Society. Vice-Presidents. Professor T. Andrews, M.D., F.R.S.; Professor Crum Brown,

M.D., F.R.S.E.; W. Crookes, F.R.S.; Professor J. Ferguson, M.A.; Professor G. C. Foster, F.R.S.; Dr. Gilbert, F.R.S.; Professor J. H. Gladstone, F.R.S.; Professor Edmund J. Mills, D.Sc., F.R.S.; Professor A. W. Williamson, F.R.S.;

James Young, F.R.S. Secretaries.-W. Dittmar; W. Chandler Roberts, F.R.S.; John M. Thomson, F.C.S.; W. A. Tilden, D.Sc.

SECTION C.-GEOLOGY. President.-Professor John Young, M.D. Vice-Presidents. His Grace the Duke of Argyll, K.T., LL.D., F.R.S.; Professor

A. Geikie, LL.D., F.R.S.; Professor E. Hull, F.R.S.; J. Gwyn Jeffreys, LL.D., F.R.S.; W. Pengelly, F.R.S.; Rev. T. Wiltshire, M.A., F.G.S. Secretaries. Jas. Armstrong; F. W. Rudler, F.G.S. ; W. Topley, F.G.S.

SECTION D.-BIOLOGY. President.-A. Russel Wallace, F.L.S., F.R.G.S. Vice-Presidents.Professor Balfour, M.D., F.R.S.; G. Bentham, F.R.S.; Professor

A. Buchanan, M.D.; Professor Cleland, M.D., F.R.S. ; Dr. Ferdinand Cohn; Professor Dickson, M.D., F.L.S.; Professor Grube; Professor Haeckel; Dr. Hooker, P.R.S.; Dr. M'Kendrick, F.R.S.E.; Professor Morren; Professor Newton, F.R.S., Dr. Redfern ; Dr. Allen Thomson, F.R.S. ; Sir Wyville Thom

son, F.R.S. ; Rev. Canon Tristram, F.R.S.; Professor W. C. Williamson, F.R.S. Secretaries.-E. R. Alston, F.Z.S.; Hyde Clarke, Dr. Knox, M.A ; Professor W. R. M'Nab, M.D.; Dr. Muirhead; Professor Morrison Watson,

SECTION E.-GEOGRAPHY AND ETHNOLOGY. President.- Captain Evans, C.B., F.R.S., Hydrographer to the Admiralty. Vice-Presidents. General Sir James E. Alexander, K.C.B., F.R.G.S.; Sir T. E.

Colebrooke, Bart., M.P.; Captain Douglas Galton, C.B., T.R.S.; A. Kinnaird, M.P. ; Chevalier Cristoforo Negri; Col. R. L. Playfair; Commander E. H.

Verney, R.N. Secretaries.-H. W. Bates, F.L.S., Assist. Sec. R.G.S.; E. C. Rye, F.Z.S., Librarian R.G.S.; R. Oliphant Wood.

SECTION F.-ECONOMIC SCIENCE AND STATISTICS. President.—Sir George Campbell, K.C.S.I., D.C.L., M.P., F.R.G.S. Vice-Presidents.-G. Anderson, M.P.; Principal Caird, D.D.; Charles Cameron.

LL.D., M.P.; J. G. Fitch, M.A.; 5. Grieve, M.P.; G. W. 'Ilastings; J. Heywood, F.R.S. ; Judge Longfield; Lord O'Hagan; The Lord Provost of Glasgow;

Sir James Watson. Secretaries.-A. M-Neel Caird; T. G. P. Hallett, M.A.; W. Neilson Hancock, LL.D., M.R.I.A.; W. Jack, M.A., LL.D.

SECTION 6.-MECHANICAL SCIENCE. President.-C. W. Merrifield, F.R.S. Vice-Presidents.-C. Bergeron; F. J. Bramwell, F.R.S.; W. Froude, M.A., C.E.,

F.R.S.; Sir John Hawkshaw, F.R.S.; C. W. Siemens, D.C.L., F.R.S.; Thomas

Stevenson ; Professor James Thomson, M.A., LL.D., F.R.S.E. Secretaries.-W. Bottomley, jun.; W. J. Millar; J. N. Shoolbred, C.E., F.G.S.;

J. P. Smith, C.E.

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PRESIDENT.
PROFESSOR THOMAS ANDREWS, M.D., LL.D., F.R.8., Hon. F.R.S.E.

VICE-PRESIDENTS.
His Grace the DUKE OF ARGYLL, K.T., LL.D., Professor Sir WILLIAM THOMSON, M.A., LL.D.,
F.R.S.L. & E., F.G.S.

D.C.L., F.R.S.L. & E. The LORD PROVOST OF GLASGOW.

Professor ALLEN THOMSON, M.D., LL.D., F.R.S.L. Sir WILLIAM STIRLING MAXWELL, Bart., K.T., ,' & E. M.A., M.P.

Professor A. C. RAMSAY, LL.D., F.R.S., F.G.8.

JAMES YOUNG, Esq., F.R.S., F.C.S.

PRESIDENT ELECT.
PROFESSOR ALLEN THOMSON, M.D., LL.D., F.R.S.L. & E.

VICE-PRESIDENTS ELECT.
The Right Hon. the EARL OF MOUXT-EDGCUMBE, WILLIAM FROUDE, Esq., M.A., C.E., F.R.S.
The Right Hon. LORD BLACHFORD, K.C.M.G. CHARLES SPEXCE BATE, Esq., F.R.S., F.L.S.
WILLIAM SPOTTISWOODE, Esq., M.A., LL.D.,
F.R.S., F.R.A.S., F.R.G.S.

LOCAL SECRETARIES FOR THE MEETING AT PLYMOUTH.
WILLIAM ADAMS, Esq.

HAMILTON WHITEFORD, Esq.
WILLIAM SQUARE, Esq.
LOCAL TREASURER FOR THE MEETING AT PLYMOUTH.

FRANCIS HICKS, Esq.

ORDINARY MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL ADEL, F. A., Esq., F.R.S.

JEFFREYS, J. GWYX, Esq., F.R.S. ALCOCK, Sir RUTHERFORD, K.C.B.

MASKELYNE, Prof. N. S., M.A., F.R.S. BRAMWELL, F, J., Esq., C.E., F.R.S.

MAXWELL, Professor J. CLERK, F.R.S. CAYLEY, Professor, F.R.S.

MERRIFIELD, C. W., Esq., F.R.S. DE LA RUE, WARREN, Esq., D.C.L., F.R.S. NEWTON, Professor A., F.R.S. EVANS, J., Esq., F.R.S.

OMMANNEY, Admiral E., C.B., F.R.S. FARR, Dr. W., F.R.S.

PENGELLY, W., Esq., F.R.S. FLOWER, Professor W. H., F.R.S.

PRESTWICH, Professor J., F.R.S. TROUDE, W., Esq., F.R.S.

ROLLESTOX, Professor G., M.A., F.R.S. GASSIOT, J. P., Esq., D.C.L., LL.D., F.R.S.

Roscoe, Professor H. E., Ph.D., F.R.S. HEYWOOD, J., Esq., F.R.S.

RUSSELL, Dr. W.J., F.R.S. HOUGHTON, Rt. Hon. Lord, F.H

SMITH, Professor H.J. 8., F.R.S. HUGGINS, W., Esq., F.R.S.

CENERAL SECRETARIES.
Capt. DOUGLAS GALTON, C.B., D.C.L., F.R.S., F.G.S., 12 Chester Street, Grosvenor Place, London, S.W.
PuLip LUTLEY SCLATER, Esq., M.A., Ph.D., F.R.S., F.L.S., 11 Hanover Square, London, W.

ASSISTANT GENERAL SECRETARY.
GEORGE GRIFFITI, Esq., M.A., F.C.S., Harrow-on-the-hill, Middlesex.

GENERAL TREASURER.
Professor A. W. WILLIAMSON, Ph.D., F.R.S., F.C.S., University College, London, W.C.

EX-OFFICIO MEMBERS OF THE COUNCIL. The Trustees, the President and President Elect, the Presidents of former years, the Vice-Presidents and Vice-Presidents Elect, the General and Assistant General Secretaries for the present and former years, the General Treasurers for the present and former years, and the Local Treasurer and Secretaries for the ensuing Meeting.

TRUSTEES (PERMANENT).
General Sir EDWARD SABINE. K.C.B. RAD.C.L. ERS
Sir PuuLIP DE M. GREY EGERTOX, Bart., M.P., F.R.S., F.G.S.
Sir John LUBBOCK, Bart., M.P., F.R.S., F.L.S.

s.

PRESIDENTS OF FORMER YEARS. The Duke of Devonshire.

Richard Owen, M.D., D.C.L. Prof. Huxley, LL.D., Sec. R.S. The Rev. T. R. Robinson, D.D. Sir W. G. Armstrong, C.B., LL.D. Prof. Sir W. Thomson, D.C.L. Sir G. B. Airy, Astronomer Royal. Sir William R. Grove, F.R.S. Dr. Carpenter, F.R.S. General Sir E. Sabine, K.C.B. The Duke of Buccleuch, K.G. Prof. Williamson, Ph.D., F.R.S. The Earl of Harrowby.

Dr. Joseph D. Hooker, D.C.L. Prof. Tyndall, D.C.L., F.R.8. The Duke of Argyll.

Professor Stokea, M.A., D.C.L. Sir John Hawkshaw, C.E., F.R.S. The Rer. H. Lloyd, D.D.

GENERAL OFFICERS OF FORMER YEARS. F. Galton, Esq., F.R.S.

Gen. Sir E. Sabine, K.C.B..F.R.S. I Dr. T. Thomson, F.R.S. Dr. T. A. Hirst, F.R.S.

| W. Spottiswoode, Esq., F.R.S. | Dr. Michael Foster, F.R.S.

Professor G. O. Foster, F.R.8.

AUDITORS.
W. Spottiswoode, Esq., F.R.S.

Major-General Strachey, F.R.S.

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