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The President in the Chair
The following strangers had leave to be present;
Mr Anker and Mr Landseer by Mr Aubert
Dr Curry and Mr Thennion by Mr Abernethy
Mr James and Mr Pearson by Mr Heaviside
Mr Abanerit and Mr Turner by Mr Planta
Mr Baumgartenar and Mr Vincent by Mr E Howard
Mr Vendeir and Mr De Luo by Mr Chenevix
Rev Mr Coates by Sir H Englefield
Dr Marcet by Dr Young
Dr Marsh by Mr John Towneley
Mr Hinchley by Mr Nixon
Rev Mr Stone and Mr Williams by Dr Combe
Mr Dillinghurst and Mr Temple Frere by Mr Frere
Mr Lambert by Dr Simmons
Mr Marriot by Dr Wilkinson
Mr Mofo by Dr Pemberton
Mr Parkinson by Mr Symmons
Mr Collins and Mr Bentham by Mr Walton
Mr Stevens and Mr Hant by Mr Topham
Mr Darby and Mr Smith by Mr Griffin Wilson
Mr Dombre by Sir Abraham Hume
The minutes of the last meeting were read
Presents received listed, and thanks ordered;
'Disquisitiones Arithmeticae' by Dr Ch. Frederic Gauss from the author.
'An account of a new mode of operation for the removal of Cataracts' by Sir James Earle FRS
Count de Bournon, elected at the last meeting, attended. He paid his admission fee, signed a bond for annual contributions, and having also signed the obligation in the Charter Book, was admitted a Fellow of th Society.
James Ware Esq of New Bridge Street, whose certificate had hung the usual time in the meeting room was put to the ballot and chosen into the Society.
A letter from Baran de Zach to the President dated Seeberg Observatory 20 February 1802 was read, relating to the new Planet [contents summarised] and thanks ordered.
The reading of Mr Howard's paper entitled 'Observations and experiments on certain stony and metallic substances which have at different times fallen on the Earth' was concluded. Contents listed.Thanks were ordered to Mr Howard, Mr Williams and Count de Bournon who had jointly contributed towards the communication.