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committed, and for this he deserves the consideration of Archæologists. He is now far advanced in years, and should the members of the Society, or the public generally, be inclined to give him any acknowledgement for his services, it would be very acceptable. Contributions will be received by the Secretaries, and duly acknowledged.
As to the stone said to have been carried away to St. James's, in the time of Charles I., we have made some enquiries at St. James's Palace, and are informed on the authority of the Clerk of the Works, that no such stone now exists there. We shall, if possible, enquire further into the matter.
HAVE been induced to draw up in the pages of the Society's Magazine, the following list of Ferns and Fern Allies that have already been observed in the county; and I should feel particularly indebted to my botanical friends and correspondents, if they would favour me with any fresh additions to the subjoined list. Filices. Asplenium Ruta-muraria, Linn. Ceterach officinarum, Willd. Scolopendrium vulgare, Sym. Polypodium vulgare, Linn. Blechnum boreale, Sm. phegopteris, Linn. Pteris aquilina, Linn. Osmunda regalis, Linn. Botrychium Lunaria, Sw. Ophioglossum vulgatum, Linn. Lycopodiacea.
Robertianum, Hoffm. Cystopteris fragilis, Bernh. Cb. dentata, H. et A. Polystichum aculeatum, Roth.
b. lobatum, Sm.
Lycopodium clavatum, Linn.
The Ferns of Wiltshire.
By THOMAS BRUGES FLOWER, M.R.C.S., F.L.S., &c., &c.
Lastræa Thelypteris, Presl.
Athyrium Filix-fæmina, Roth.
Donations to the Library.
The Council have the pleasure to acknowledge the receipt of the following.
From W. P. HAYWARD, Esq.:-Map of the old and new roads in the neighbourhood of Etchilhampton.
J. THURNAM, Esq., M.D.:-Paper (from Archæologia, vol. xli.) on an AngloSaxon Fibula.
The Rev. E. H. SLADEN: - The Indexes to the first and second series of "Notes and Queries," 2 vols.
C. ROACH SMITH, Esq. (the author):-Pamphlet on the Scarcity of Home Grown Fruits.
Proceedings of the Cotteswold's Naturalists' Club, 1867.
Proceedings of the Bath Natural History and Antiquarian Field Club, No. 2,
Journal of the Historical and Archæological Society of Ireland, July, 1868.
In the last number of the Magazine, p. 244, line, for "Ibex,” read “Ibis.”
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