Ten general meetings had been held, at which thirty-one papers were read on the following subjects: Eight on geology, nine on zoology, one on botany, three on chemistry, and ten on miscellaneous subjects. A conversazione was held in the Museum on the occasion of the departure from the colony for a time of Mr. W. T. L. Travers, F.L.S. Thirteen new members had been elected during the year. The balance-sheet showed that the receipts, including the balance brought forward for the year, amounted to £206 18s. 2d., and the expenditure to £156 7s. 2d., leaving a balance in hand of £50 11s. The report and balance-sheet were adopted.