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PAGE Woodcuts-Larynx, showing Musculus Kerato-cricoideus, 137 Figs. 1, 2. Hand and Foot of Angwántibo,

180 Fig. 3. Head of Angwántibo, . .

188 Fig. 4. Head of Potto, .

189 Figs. 1, 2. Hand and Foot of Anguántibo, . 190 Figs. 5, 6. Hand and Foot of Potto, . . 191 Fig. 1. Diagram of Transverse Section of Halcampa Fultoni, a parasitic Actinia,

194 Fig. 2. Diagram of lateral view of Stomach of Hal

campa Fultoni, . . . . . 195 Fig. 1. Atlas of a young Chelonia virgata, : 225 Fig. 2. Dorsal vertebra of a young seal, .

225
Fig. 3. Superior aspect of the axis of a human fætus, 225
Fig. 4. Inferior aspect of the atlas of a human fætus, 225
Fig. 5. Cervical vertebra from a human fætus, : 225

Ovisac of Eudendrium confertum, . ..
Electro-cuts--Impression of Etched Surface of the Meteoric Iron,

from Roxburghshire, . . . . 405 „ Impressions of Etched portions of the Meteoric Iron, 413 Woodcut-Section of Sand-pit, Junction-Road, Leith,. . 422

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Page 228, top line, for 1861, read 1860.

297, line 17, for polychlora, reaid polychloros.
297, line 18, for borearea, read borearia.
442, line 27, for M‘Bean, read MBain.
442, line 30, for Apenhais, read Aporrhais.
442, line 34, for Echinus, read Echinoderm.

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PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

ROYAL PHYSICAL SOCIETY,

EDINBURGH,

SESSIONS
1858–59, 1859–60, 1860-61.

PROCEEDINGS

OF THE

ROYAL PHYSICAL SOCIETY.

EIGHTY-EIGHTH SESSION, 1858-59.

Wednesday, November 24, 1858. Professor Balfour in the Chair. The following Gentlemen were elected Members of the Society :William Carruthers, Esq.; William Turner, M.B., Demonstrator of Anatomy, University of Edinburgh. Foreign Member—Count Victor Motschoulsky, St Petersburgh.

The Donations to the Library included the following, and thanks were voted to the donors :

1. Proceedings of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, Session 1857–58. From the Society.-2. Canadian Journal, Toronto, Nos. XV., XVI., and XVII. From the Canadian Institute, Toronto.-3. Papers read to the Botanical Society of Edinburgh. By George Lawson, Ph.D. From the Author.-4. The Practical Naturalist's Guide. By James Boyd Davies. From the Author.

Professor Balfour then delivered the Opening Address as follows :

It has been the usual practice in the Society that the retiring President shall give a short address on the occasion of his demitting office, and, in conformity with that custom, I have been called upon by your Secretary to make a few remarks this evening when I conclude my period of probation as President. The task is by no means an easy one, from the difficulty of finding some new topic of interest on which to expatiate. The history of the Society has been already given by my predecessors, and the obituaries of the eminent members who have lately been taken from us (a topic which in most Societies occupies much of the opening addresses), have

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