First Meeting. 4th January, 1871.
Sir D. Monro, President, in the chair.
New members.—John Avery, J. A. Packer, J. C. Moutray, T. C. Batchelor.
Resolved, that in compliance with the request of His Honour the Superintendent of Auckland, two of the Society's specimens of the rare land snail, Helix hochstetteri, be presented to H.R.H. the Duke of Edinburgh.