Election of Officers for. 1875.—President—Julius Haast, Ph.D., F.R.S.; Vice-Presidents—R. W. Fereday, Rev. J. W. Stack; Council—Dr. J. S. Coward, H. J. Tancred, Ll. Powell, M.D., G. W. Hall, His Honour Mr. Justice Gresson, Professor A. W. Bickerton, F.C.S.; Hon. Treasurer—John Inglis; Hon. Secretary—C. M. Wakefield.
Moved by Mr. C. C. Bowen, seconded by Mr. L. Walker, and carried by 8 to 7,—
“That the Philosophical Institute desires that a copy of the resolution passed on the 1st October, 1874, be forwarded to Dr. Hector, with a request
that he will be good enough to give his opinion to the Board of Governors on the matter.”