Abstract of Annual Report.
Ten meetings were held, and forty-three papers were read. More interest had been taken in the proceedings, especially by ladies. Fourteen new members had joined.
The Society had nominated Major-General Schaw to represent them on the Board of Governors of the New Zealand Institute for the current year, and he had been duly elected.
The balance-sheet showed that the receipts for the year, including the balance brought forward, amounted to £169 15s. 6d., and the expenditure to £112 11s. 3d., leaving a balance in hand of £57 4s. 3d. There was also a sum of £23 0s. 10d. lodged in the bank at interest, which increase brought the credit balance to £80 5s. 1d. A sum of over £26 had been spent on literature; and the cost of insuring the library was £7 10s.