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Volume 20, 1887
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Abstract of Annual Report.

Seven new members have been elected during the year. The losses, through death, resignation, and non-payment of subscription, amount to 30, there consequently being a decrease of 23. The total number on the roll at the present time is 255.

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The revenue for the year has amounted to £962 5s. 1d., of which £184 16s. consisted of members’ subscriptions, and £625 11s. 1d. interest on investments. The total expenditure has been £958 2s. 10d., leaving a small credit balance in the Bank of New Zealand.

Ten meetings were held during the session, at which 25 papers and lectures on various scientific and literary subjects were read.

The total estimated yearly attendance of visitors at the Museum was 32,367, being an increase of over 6,000. Brief mention was made of the chief additions to the Museum, the valuable bequest of Maori articles made by the late Mr. C. O. Davis being specially referred to.