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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 62

Notices to Fellows

page 478

Notices to Fellows.

Meeting of June 14.

The next and last Ordinary General Meeting of the present session will be held at the Whitehall Rooms, Hotel Metropole, on Tuesday, June 14, at 8 p.m., when a paper will be read on "Our West Indian Colonies: their Resources and Means of Defence," by the Right Hon. Lord Brassey, K.C.B.

The chair will be taken by Sir Henry Barkly, G.C.M.G., K.C.B. Tea and coffee will be served at the close of the meeting.

Annual Conversazione.

The Annual Conversazione will be held at the Natural History Museum, Cromwell Road, on Wednesday, June 22, by permission of the Trustees of the British Museum. Cards will be sent to each Fellow at present in the United Kingdom, one admitting himself (which will not be transferable), and one for a lady. Any additional cards may be obtained upon applying to the Secretary and remitting the amount for the number required, together with the names of the persons in whose favour they are to be issued. The price of cards the applications for which are received up to 6 p.m. on Monday, June 20, will be 5s. each. The price of cards the applications for which are received after that hour will be 10s. each. The following arrangements are notified for the information of Fellows:—Carriages will enter the grounds by the East Gate and leave by the West Gate. Cards are to be given up on entering the Museum. Special arrangements for Cloak Rooms on both sides of the Main Entrance have been made. The Council will receive the guests in the Central Hall from 9 to 10 o'clock. The bands of the Coldstream Guards, and the 1st Life Guards, and the Ladies' Orchestra have been engaged, and will play in various parts of the building. Light Refreshments will be served from 9 o'clock to midnight.

Visitors travelling by railway to or from the Museum will be allowed the free use of the District Company's Subway, which leads from the South Kensington Railway Station direct into the grounds of the Museum.