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Wednesday, May 11th, 1831. RODERICK IMPEY MURCHISON, Esq. President, in the Chair. William Richardson, Esq. M.A. of Bedford Road, was elected a Fellow of this Society. The reading of a paper was commenced, entitled "Notes on the Secondary Formations of Germany, as compared with those of England ; " by Roderick Impey Murchison, Esq. Pres. G.S., F.R.S., &c. Among the donations laid upon the table, were the Transactions of the Royal Berlin Academy for the year 1827, presented by the Academy ; and Bradshaw's Maps of the Canals, navi- gable Rivers, &c. of the Northern and Midland Counties of England, presented by Frederick Page, Esq. F.G.S.