Office-Bearers for 1873.—President—His Honour Mr. Justice Chapman; Vice-Presidents—Rev. Dr. Stewart, J. T. Thomson, F.R.G.S.; Council—Professor Black, M.A., D.Sc., Professor Shand, M.A., Dr. Deck, T. M. Hocken, M.R.C.S.E., R. Gillies, H. Skey, P. Thomson; Hon. Treasurer—J. S. Webb; Hon. Secretary—D. Brent, M.A.
Office-Bearers for 1874.—President—J. T. Thomson, F.R.G.S.; Vice-Presidents—J. McKerrow, D. Brent; Council—Professor Black, W. Blair, C.E., A. Bathgate, R. Gillies, Professor Shand, H. Skey, P. Thomson; Hon. Treasurer—J. S. Webb; Hon. Secretary—Captain F. W. Hutton, F.G.S.
Extracts from the Rules of the Otago Institute.
3. From and after the 1st September, 1869, any person desiring to join the Society may be elected by ballot, on being proposed in writing at any meeting of the Society by two Members, on payment of the annual subscription for the year then current.
4. Members may at any time become Life Members by one payment of ten pounds ten. shillings, in lieu of future annual subscriptions.
9. An Annual General Meeting of the Members of the Society held on the second Monday of July.