To Sizar Elliott1    23 February 1864

Royal Society of Victoria.


Melbourne, 23rd February, 1864.


I have the honor to invite you to the Anniversary Meeting of the Royal Society , to be held on Monday , 7th March, 1864, at Half-past Seven o'clock p.m., in the Royal Society's Hall, for the purpose of Electing the Office-Bearers of the Society for the ensuing year, in accordance with Rule VIII.

The offices then vacant are those of the President, two Vice-Presidents, Treasurer, Librarian, Custos of the Collections, six Ordinary Members of Council, and Secretary.

I beg further to inform you, that in the event of your being desirous to propose or second any gentleman for election, it will be necessary (in compliance with Rule XI.) that the name of the candidate should be posted at the Hall, by the proposer and seconder, one clear week before the Anniversary Meeting. In order to afford facilities for this purpose, a list of the actual Members of the Society will be accessible at the Hall, and the building will be held open during the needful period, every afternoon, from Three till Five o'clock.

I have the honor to be,


Your obedient Servant.

Ferd. Mueller

Hon. Secretary.


Sizar Elliot Esq.2

MS letterhead of the Royal Society of Victoria.
The body of the letter is a printed document that was presumably distributed to all members of the Society.

Please cite as “FVM-64-02-23,” in Ɛpsilon: The Ferdinand von Mueller Collection accessed on 25 January 2022,