Abstract of Annual Report.
Eight new members have been elected during the year. There have been several withdrawals, and the total number on the roll at the present time is 233.
The revenue for the year has been £970 10s., of which £171 3s. consisted of members' subscriptions, and £591 0s. 6d. interest on the investments of the Costley bequest. The expenditure reaches a total of £888 18s. 6d., leaving a balance of £81 11s. 6d. in hand. The invested funds o the Institute amount to £10,702, showing an increase of nearly £400 during the year.
Thirteen meetings have been held during the session, at which 25 papers on various scientific and literary subjects have been read.
Brief mention was made of the principal additions to the Museum and Library, and the various changes of importance in the arrangement of the collections were given in detail.