26 FEBRUARY 1831, Page 19


Wednesday, February IG. Professor SEDGWICK, President, in the chair. The following gentlemen—Dr. James C. Somerville, Jun., John IFI'Donnell, Esq., John Evans, Esq., and John Badclams, Esq—were elected Fellows of the Society. A letter was first read from Peter Cun. ningham, Esq. dated Newcastle-on-Hunter's-River, New South Wales, October 10, 1829, and communicated by John Barrow, Esq., F.R.S. This letter was written with a view to give some insight into the former state of the interior of New South Wales, and was accompanied by a series of illustrative specimens. A Memoir was then read " On the Geology of the Island of Juan Fernandez, in the Pacific Ocean, by Alexander Caldcleugh, Esq., F.G.S."