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LIST OF PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS, &c,

TO WHICH COPIES OF THE TRANSACTIONS ABE PRESENTED.

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AFRICA.

Cairo Literary Society. i Mauritius Royal Observatory.

Mauritius Meteorological Society. I

AMERICA.

Boston Society of Natural History.
New York Geographical and Statisti-
cal Society.
Smithsonian Institution, Washington.

Surveyor General, Washington.
United States Coast Survey.
Washington Naval Observatory.

AUSTRALIA.

Surveyors General, Australia. I Sydney, St. Paul's College, Library of.

Surveyor General, Victoria.

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF DONORS.

Colonial Secretary of Tasmania.
Frere, His Excellency the Ho-
nourable Sir H. B. E., K.C.B.,
G.C.S.I.
Graham, Lieutenant Colonel J. D.
Meldrum, C, Esq.
Osborn, Captain Sherard, C-B.,

E.N., F.R.G.S.
Rughoonath Damodhur, Esq.
Surveyors General, Australia-
Surveyor General, Victoria-
Surveyor General, Washington.

Societies and Public Institutions.

Agri-Horticultural Society of Western India.

Bombay Branch Royal Asiatic Society.

Bombay Chamber of Commerce.

Bombay Government.

Bombay Grant Medical College.

Bombay Mechanics' Institution.

Bombay Medical and Physical Society.

Bombay Students' Literary and Scientific Society.

Boston Society of Natural History.

Geographical Society of Dresden.

Geographical Society of Paris.

Geological Survey of India.

Government of India.

Imperial Geographical Society of Russia.

Imperial Geographical Society of Vienna.

Inspector General, Indian Medical Department.

Literary and Philosophical Society of Manchester.

Meteorological Society of Calcutta.

Meteorological Society of Mauritius.

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland.

Royal Geographical Society of London.

Royal Institution of Great Britain.

Royal Observatory of Greenwich.

Royal Society of London.

Royal University of Frederick.

Smithsonian Institution, Washington.

United States Coast Survey.

United States Naval Observatory.

University of Christiania.

PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

BOMBAY GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY.

SESSION 1864-65.

Fifth Meeting.January Wth, 18G5

The ordinary Monthly Meeting of the Bombay Geographical Society was held in their New Rooms, on the basement story of the Town Hall, on Thursday, the 19th January, at half-past 4 P.m.

Present.—Capt. T. Black, Vice President, in the Chair; Capt. W. C. Barker, Vice-President; J. Burgess, Esq., F.E.I.S.; Burjorjee Sorabjee Ashburner, Esq.; Bhau Daji, Esq., G.G-M.C; James Taylor, Esq. ; Venayekrao Jugonathjee, Esq.; G. C. M. Birdwood, Esq., M.D.; Premchund Roychund, Esq.; J. E. C. Pryce, Esq.; F. A. R. Morrison, Esq.; Surgeon Major T. W. Ward, F.R.C.S.; Lieutenant Henry Morland, F.R.A.S.; Brigadier General T. Tapp, C.B.; Mirza Ali Jan, Esq.; Atmaram Pandoorang, Esq., G.G.M.C.; M. Kane, Esq., M.D., M.AT; Captain A. Phillips; J. Scorgie, Esq., F.C.S.; Rao Saheb Vishvanath Narayan Mandlik, Members; and D. J. Kennelly, Esq., Corresponding F.R.G.S. Secretary.

The Minutes of the last Meeting were read and confirmed.

Elections.—H- Cleveland, Esq.; H. Coke, Esq., M.A.; C. Leggett, Esq.; J. Macfarlane, Esq.; A. Taylor, Esq.; Captain J. A. Fuller, R.E.; Lieut.-Colonel A. M. Murray, R.A.; Dinshaw Maneckjee Petit, Esq-; Surgeon Major T. B. Johnstone, M.D.; Jerome Burns, Esq., C.E.; George Foggo, Esq.; and Kulliandass Mohandass, Esq.

Members proposed.—H. H- G. Tippett, Esq.; Lieutenant C. Swinhoe ; Rev. Alexander Forbes, M.A.; and R. H. Showell, Esq. p 1 b g

Donations.—The undermentioned donations were laid before the Society, for which their best thanks were directed to be conveyed to the donors :—

1. Report on the Government Central Museum and on the Agricul

tural and Horticultural Society of Western India, for 1863. By Government.

2. Deaths in Bombay during 1863. By the Principal Inspector

General, Medical Department.

3. Papers relating to the Cost of Working the several Branches of

the Railway Traffic. By Government.

4. Observations on the influence of Forests, and on the general

principles of management, as applicable to Bombay; by N. A. Dalzell, Esq., M.A..F.R.S.E., Conservator of Forests, Bombay Presidency. By Government.

5. Proceedings of the Imperial Geographical Society of Russia.

By the Society.

Letters.—The following letters were read :—

1. From Lieutenant W. T. Crockett; 2. from Lieutenant A. Phillips, and 3- from His Excellency Rear Admiral Geo. St. Vincent King, C.B., acknowledging with thanks the Society's intimation of their having been elected Members of the Society. 4. Memorandum from Lieutenant Colonel M. K. Kennedy, Secretary to Government, forwarding one copy of "Papers relating to the Cost of Working the several Branches of Railway Traffic." 5. From Jerome Burns, Esq., C.E., and George Foggo, Esq., intimating their desire to become members of the Society. 6. From Messrs. Remington & Co., advising of their having received from the Honorable W. E. Frere, the sum of Rs. 5,000, on accouut of the Society; and the following was addressed to the President:—

"Bomlay, 5th January 1865.

To The Honorable W. E. Frere,

President of the Bombay Geographical Society.

Dear Sir,

I do myself the pleasure of enclosing a cheque for Rs. 5,000 as a New Year's Gift to the Bombay Geographical Society, and request you

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