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JUNE, 1843, TO DECEMBER, 1847.
Devises and Legacies to the Society should be made in its corporate title—“The American Philosophical Society, held at Philadelphia, for Promoting Useful Knowledge.”
Donations intended for the Society, should be addressed to “The American Philosophical Society; care of the Librarian, Philadelphia.” If left with any of the following named persons, who have kindly offered their services on behalf of the Society, they will be promptly forwarded: LoNDoN. William Waughan, Esq., Fenchurch Street. PARIs. Hector Bossange, Esq., Bookseller, Quai Voltaire. HAMBURG. John Cuthbert, Esq., Consul of the United States. Leghorn. John B. Sartori, Esq., Merchant.
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AMERICAN PHILOSOPHICAL SOCIETY.
Wol. IV. JUNE To DEC. 1843. No. 28.
Stated Meeting, June 16.
Dr. CHAPMAN, Vice-President, in the Chair.
Letters were received:— From the Secretary of the Zoological Society of London, dated 4th Oct. 1842, acknowledging the receipt of the Proceedings of this Society:From B. Silliman, Jr. Esq., dated New Haven, 5th June, 1843; Robert Gilmor, Esq., dated Baltimore, 20th April, 1843; Rev. Alonzo Potter, dated Union College, 5th June, 1843; and J. H. Alexander, Esq., dated Baltimore, 12th June, 1843, in reference to the centennial celebration; and John W. Gibbs, Esq., dated Philadelphia, 26th May, 1843, presenting a facsimile of certain writings of Franklin. The following donations were announced:—
FOR THE LIBRARY.
Proceedings of the Royal Society of London. No. 56. Dec. 8, 1842, to March 23, 1843. 8vo.—From the Society.
The Transactions of the Royal Irish Academy. Vol. XIX. Part II. Dublin, 1843. 4to.—From the Academy.
Journal de Pharmacie et de Chimie. 8vo. Troisième Série. Tome 2. Nov. Dec. 1842. Tome 3. Jan. Fev. 1843.-From the Society.
Statistics of the United States of America, as collected and returned by the Marshals of the several Judicial Districts under the 13th