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February 24, 1831. DAVIES GILBERT, Esq., V.P., in the Chair.. William Wilkins, Esq., R.A. F.S.A., of Weymouth Street, was pro. posed as candidate for election. The following candidates were elected Fellows of the Society;viz.-.: The Right Rev. Robert James Carr, Lord Bishop of Chichester ; Isaac Wilson, M.D., Physician to the Royal Hospital at Haslar ; Joha Lee, LL.D.

The following presents were announced, viz.—Memoir of the Life of Thomas Young, M.D. F.R.S., with a Catalogue of his Works and Essays; presented by Mrs. Young. An Inquiry respecting the Site of the Battle of Mons Grampius ; by Lieut.-Col. Miller, F.R.S. Bulletin of the Geolo- gical Society of France, Vol. I. An engraved Portrait of Charles

Wil- ki,is, LL.D. F.R.S., from a painting by Middleton ; presented by Wil- liam Marsden, Esq., F.R.S. A paper was read "On the Chemical Ac. tion of Atmospheric Electricity," by Alexander Barry, Esq., F.L.S.; presented by J. G. Children, Esq., Sec. R.S. The beginning of another paper was read, entitled "An Account of Operations carried on for ascer- taining the Difference of Level between the River Thames at London Bridge and the Sea ; and also for determining the Height above the Level of the Sea, &e. of Intermediate Points passed over between Sheerness and Loudon Bridge ;" by John Augustus Lloyd, Esq., F.R.S.