A History of the New York Academy of Sciences: Formerly the Lyceum of Natural History

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The author, 1887 - 190 pages
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Page 162 - York" and by that name they and their successors shall and may have continual succession, and shall be persons in law, capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts and places whatsoever...
Page 164 - Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine ; Member of the Medical Society of the County of New York; Resident Member of the Lyceum of Natural History in the City of New York, etc.
Page 163 - P. Kissam, Treasurer, and John Torrey, William Cumberland, D'Jurco V. Knevels, James Clements, and James Pierce, Curators; severally to be the first officers of the said Corporation, who shall hold their respective offices until the twenty-third day of February next, and until others shall be chosen in their places. 5. And be it further enacted, That the present Constitution of the said Association shall, after passing of this Act, continue to be the Constitution thereof; and that no alteration shall...
Page 165 - Browne and JS Newberry, thereunto annexed, by which it appears to my satisfaction that the application is made in pursuance of a resolution of the managers of said Corporation to that end named, and there appearing to me to be no reasonable objection to said Corporation to changing its name as prayed in said petition: Now on motion of Grosvenor S.
Page 14 - The members of the Lyceum of Natural History have petitioned for an act of incorporation, and the Legislature, impressed with the importance of the study of Natural History, as connected with the wants, the comforts and the happiness of mankind, and conceiving it their duty to encourage all laudable attempts to promote the progress of science in this State— therefore, 1.
Page 29 - And, therefore, I am silent. It remains To bless the hour the Corporation took it Into their heads to give the rich in brains, The worn-out mansion of the poor in pocket, Once "the old almshouse,
Page 162 - That the said society shall, from time to time, forever hereafter, have power to make, constitute, ordain and establish such by-laws and regulations as they shall judge proper for the election of their officers, for prescribing their respective functions, and the mode...
Page 179 - Council at a regular business meeting, and one month's notice of such recommendation, and of the offense charged, shall have been given the member accused. 3. No alteration shall be made in these By-Laws, unless such alteration be submitted publicly in writing, at a regular business meeting, be entered on the minutes with the name of the member or fellow proposing the same, and be adopted by two-thirds of the members and two-thirds of the fellows present at a subsequent regular business meeting.
Page 178 - Members are elected as follows : The candidates are proposed publicly, in writing, at any meeting, by a Fellow or Member ; and the nominations, together with the name of the person making them, are referred to the Council ; if approved, the candidates may be elected by ballot at any succeeding business meeting. PUBLICATIONS. The publications of the Academy at present consist of two series — The Annals (octavo) and The Memoirs (quarto).

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