This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884. Excerpt: ... NORTHUMBERLAND AVENUE, LONDON, W.C. Temporary Prcmittt--15, STRAND.) FOUNDED 1868. INCORPORATED BY ROYAL CHARTER 1882. MOTTO--" TTZtNTITEID EMPIRE." Objeets. "To provide a place of meeting for all Gentlemen connected with the Colonies and British India, and others taking an interest in Colonial and Indian affairs; to establish a Reading Room and library, in which recent and authentic intelligence upon Colonial and Indian subjects may be constantly available, and a Museum for the collection and exhibition of Colonial and Indian productions; to facilitate interchange of experiences amongst persons representing all the Dependencies of Great Britain; to afford opportunities for the reading of Papers, and for holding Discussions upon Colonial and Indian subjects generally; and to undertake scientific, literary, and statistical investigations in connection with the British Empire. But no Paper shall be read, or any Discussion be permitted to take place, tending to give to the Institute a party character." (Rule I.) There are two classes of Fellows, Resident and Non-Resident, both elected by the Council on the nomination of two Fellows, one of whom at least must sign on personal knowledge. The former pay an entrance fee of £3, and an annual subscription of £2; the latter an entrance fee of £1 Is., and an Annual Subscription of £1 Is. (which is increased to £2 when temporarily visiting the United Kingdom). Resident Fellows can compound for the Annual Subscription by the payment of £20, or after five years' annual subscription on payment of £15; and Non-Resident Fellows on payment of £10. )ribilcges of cllotus tobosc Subscriptions arc not in rrcar. Use of Rooms, Papers, and Library. All Fellows, whether residing in England o...
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