LIST OF DONATIONS TO THE AUSTRALIAN MUSEUM,
MAGNETIC and Meteorological Observations, 1 vol., quarto, by
Colonel Sabine ; presented by His Excellency the Governor-
Two young sharks, from Gabo Island, Cape Howe-Alexander
A dromia indica, and a specimen of Vulsella, Port Jackson, a dolabella and a Triton-F. Bousefield, Esq.
A list of animals, &c., found in the neighbourhood of Liverpool, intended as the nucleus for a fauna of that district, together with three lists of British lepidoptera-Mr. Diggles.
A fish of the genus aulopus, Port Jackson-Mr. William
A specimen of hornblende, from Monie-monie Ranges, near the Ovens Diggings ; fossil wood, from Wollongong ; and a black coralline-John Gray, Esq.
A Feejeean drinking vessel, made of pottery, and a specimen of Cypraea Pantherina (orange variety) from Feejees-Mr. John Kidd.
Specimens of gold in ironstone conglomerate, from Bendigo Mrs. Kidd.
Head of Kingia Australis, and blossoms of the same, from King George's Sound ; 25 vols. Encyclopedie Méthodique ; 9 vols. Systema Naturae, Linnaeus ; 4 vols. Cuvier's Regne Animal ; Hamilton Smith's Rumlnantia ; Crustacea par Risso; Proceedings of Zoological Society, in parts ; Part 3 of Dr. Smith's Zoology of South Africa-Captain King, R.N.
A specimen of Cuvier's genus Triodon, Port Jackson-Mr. W.
Ten coins (Roman)-Henry Mace, Esq., South Head Road. A living hawk (Jeracidea Verigora) -Master Manton.
An ostracion, River Mary, Wide Bay-William M'Donnell,
Esq., per Rev. W. B. Clarke.
A white hawk (Astur Novae-Hollandiae)-Mr. Mills, Bathurst-
A new species of fish, called tetrapturus Australis (Macleay), or
Australian sword fish, caught in Broken Bay. A new species of echineis, with specimens of tristoma album, and an entomostra- cous crustacean, allied to Culigus-Mr. William Newton.
Two specimens of Ovulum, from New Caledonia-Captain
A Nepu (moschus Javanicus), from Anjer, in Java, with a
written account of its habits-Mr. D. Peden.
A few rare insects, and a fish from Shoalhaven-Dr. Sheppard,
A hawk (astur radiatus! ) from Baptist's Gardens, Surry Hills-
Mr. John Stephens.
57 specimens of crustacea, starfish, &c., from the British Chan- nel ; and an owl (strix flammea)-The Secretary.
An oppossum (phalangista Cookii), young-Rev. G. E. Turner.
A glass star, with a description on vellum. This star was given by Captain Cook in 1770, to the King of Aitutaki, where it was regarded as the token of sovereignty, descending from father
to son-Rev. L. Threlkeld.
28 fishes, 6 reptiles, 1 asteria, snout of sawfish; 11 bottles, filled with snakes and reptiles, in spirits ; 10 ditto, with crustacea. &c.; and 3 ditto, with testacea, animals in spirits-R. J. Want,
Esq., Point Piper.
A curiously distorted peach-Mr. G. Watson.
A sphinx triangularis, and a blue crab-Master Younger, North
A portion of wire cable of the electric telegraph between Dover and Calais-Robert Towns, Esq.