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Page 28 - ... necessary to elect a candidate; honorary or corresponding members, however, may be elected without previous notice, provided that the ballot on such election is unanimous.
Page 30 - Library, one folio, or one quarto, or two of any lesser fold, with the plates belonging to the same, upon signing a receipt for the same, and promising to make good any damage which may be sustained when in their possession, or to replace the same, if lost.
Page 121 - Mollusks, nor even Infusoria (as asserted by a late observer) ; but they are Bryozoa, animals of Moss-corals, which are most nearly related to Flustra and Eschara. 10. The sea downs of some, and probably of most coasts, are still in course of formation by living Bryozoa, which, though very small, resembling grains of sand, are yet, for the most part, larger than the chalk animalcules, and a large...
Page 25 - BE it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives, in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, That ANDREW NICHOLS, WILLIAM OAKES, and WILLIAM PRESCOTT, and their associates, are hereby made a Corporation by the name of the ESSEX COUNTY" NATURAL HISTORY SOCIETY, for the purpose of promoting the Science of Natural History, with all the powers and privileges and subject to all the liabilities contained in the forty-fourth chapter of the Revised Statutes of this Commonwealth,...
Page 28 - This Constitution may be altered or amended by a vote of three-fourths of the members present at any regular meeting, and notice to alter or amend the same shall be given at least one sitting before a vote thereupon.
Page 27 - ... for the term of two years, shall cease to be a member. "5. The annual meeting of the Society shall be holden at Concord, on the second Wednesday in June. Other meetings may be held at such times and places as the Society may from time to time direct. It shall be the duty of the President, and in his absence, of one of the Vice Presidents...
Page 28 - In every case, the members whose term of service shall thus expire, shall be «eligible. 5. The President, or in his absence one of the Vice Presidents, shall preside in all meetings of the Union. 6. All the officers of the Union and its Board of Managers shall continue to discharge the duties assigned to them respectively, until superseded by a new election. 7. Special meetings of the Union shall be called by the President, or in case of his death or absence from the country...