Election of Office-bearers for 1872
Election of Officers: President—Sir D. Monro; Vice-President—The Bishop of Nelson; Treasurer—J. Holloway; Secretary and Curator—T. Mackay; Council—R. Lee, J. Shepherd, F. W. Irvine, M.D., Hon. Dr. Renwick, G. Williams.
On the motion of Mr. Lee, seconded by Mr. Hunter-Brown, it was resolved, “That any member may make a requisition in writing to the Secretary for obtaining any scientific publication, or any piece of scientific apparatus, and that such suggestions be considered by the Council at its first sitting.”
It was also resolved, “That a book be kept for the purpose of receiving such suggestions as are referred to in the previous resolution,” and “That the Council be requested to make arrangements whereby the Association may have a room for its meetings and the reception of its property.”
On the motion of Mr. Hunter-Brown, seconded by Mr. Huddlestone, it was resolved, “That a complete copy of the Transactions and Proceedings for the last year be reserved for the President, Vice-President, and for each member who has supplied a paper or specimen to the Association, and that the remaining copies be supplied one to each member as applied for.”