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Volume 64, 1935
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The Royal Society of New Zealand.
Trust Accounts for the Year ending 31st March
, 1934.

Carter Bequest.

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Dr.
£ s. d.
To Interest Invested 563 2 6
Administration Expenses 1 15 0
Balance 91 12 0
£656 9 6

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Cr.
£ s. d.
By Balance, 31/3/33 279 14 11
Interest 375 14 7
Premium Refunded 1 0 0
£656 9 6
By Balance £91 12 0

Hector Memorial Fund.

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Dr.
£ s. d.
To Administration Expenses 1 5 0
Prizes (Drs Benson and Marwick) 80 0 0
Engraving Medals 0 17 3
Balance 86 8 9
£168 11 0

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Cr.
£ s. d.
By Balance, 31/3/33 116 14 7
Interest 51 16 5
£168 11 0
By Balance £86 8 9

Hutton Memorial Fund.

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Dr.
£ s. d.
To Grants 40 0 0
Administration Expenses 1 5 0
Balance 277 14 0
£318 19 0

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Cr.
£ s. d.
By Balance, 31/3/33 262 13 5
Interest 56 5 7
£318 19 0
By Balance £277 14 0

Hamilton Memorial Fund.

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Dr.
£ s. d.
To Half Interest to Capital 1 4 9
Administration Expenses 0 5 0
Balance 6 19 7
£8 9 4

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Cr.
£ s. d.
By Balance, 31/3/33 5 19 10
Interest 2 9 6
£8 9 4
By Balance £6 19 7

Carter Library Legacy.

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Dr.
£ s. d.
To Administration Expenses 0 7 6
Balance 75 5 5
£75 12 11

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Cr.
£ s. d.
By Balance, 31/3/33 67 6 2
Interest 7 15 2
Premium Refunded 0 11 7
£75 12 11
By Balance £75 5 5

T. K. Sidey Summer-time Fund.

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Dr.
£ s. d.
To One-tenth Income to Capital 1 19 5
Administration Expenses 1 4 8
Balance 282 10 6
£285 14 7

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Cr.
£ s. d.
By Balance, 31/3/33 66 0 9
Interest 19 13 10
Donation from Lady Sidey 200 0 0
£285 14 7
By Balance £282 10 6
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Endowment Fund.

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Dr.
£ s. d.
To Reserve Bank Shares 36 0 0
Administration Expenses 1 15 0
Balance 135 9 11
£173 4 11

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Cr.
£ s. d.
By Balance, 31/3/33 76 11 4
Interest 32 3 5
Interest from General Account 41 9 4
Sales of Publications 23 0 10
£173 4 11
By Balance £135 9 11

Hon. Treasurer's Report and Statements.—The Hon. Treasurer, Mr M. A. Eliott, moved the adoption of his report and the balance sheet and statements which had been audited and certified to; seconded by Professor Segar, and carried.

Auckland Islands.—Mr Pycroft mentioned that a company had applied for a lease of part of the Auckland Islands for the purpose of silver fox farming, but the Government had declared the islands a reserve.

Carter Bequest.—The Vice-president, Mr Aston, read an opinion from Mr C. H. Treadwell on the possibility of utilising the Carter Bequest or part of it. Following on the reading of the opinion, Mr Eliott moved: “That the letter of opinion from Mr C. H. Treadwell, Solicitor, re Carter Bequest be accepted and adopted as the policy of the Society regarding the administration of the Fund. That this resolution and a copy of the Solicitor's opinion be forwarded to the Trustees of the Fund and to the Wellington City Council.”

After some discussion, the President put Mr Eliott's motion, which was carried, Dr Marsden, Dr Kidson, and Professor Kirk dissenting. The opinion is as follows:—

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