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March 15, 1832.—J. W. Lummox, Esq. Vice-President and Treasurer, in the Chair. The following candidates for election were proposed—James David Forbes, Esq. F.R.S. Ed. of Greenhill, near Edinburgh ; Lieutenant William Samuel Stratford, R.N. Superintendent of the Nautical Almanac; Michael Thomas Sadler, Esq. M.P. of Chapel Street, Grosvenor Square ; Howard Elphinstone, Esq. M.A. of Eaton Place, Belgraye Square. The following presents were received, viz.—the Lives of Kepler and of Galileo; by John Drinkwater, Esq. The Article of Weights and Measures, from the Westmin- ster Review ; prt..,sented by J. Clarke, Esq. The Anti-Slavery Reporter, No. 94. Proceedings of the 'Royal Asiatic Society, 4th and 18th February 1832. The Mowing papers were read-1. "Further Notice of the New Volcano in the Mediterranean ;" by John Davy, M.D. F.R.S. Assistant Inspector of Army Hospitals. 2. " A Method of Deducing the Longitude from the Moon's Right Ascension ;" by Thomas Kerigau, R.N. communicated by Admiral Sir Edward Codrington, F.R.S.