Charles D. Walcott
research, which have, in your opinion, unusual importance, or to suggest some live topic of general scientific Interest in the presentation of which you are willing to take part with a view to securing helpful and suggestive discussion.The Academy holds no stated scientific meetings, but stands ready to arrange for a meeting at any time that suitable material is offered, and to do all in its power to make the closer relationship here invited both enjoyable and profitable. It is expected that the Academy will reimburse speakers from a distance for & part or all the expenses connected with their visits to WashingtonIt is suggested by the Committee on Meetings that the furnishing in advance of a brief abstract or resume of a communication to be presented, or the outlining of the discussion desired on a given subject, will greatly facilitate its work in preparing for a meeting. In such cases the Committee will endeavor to secure discussion by persons best qualified to make it valuable.Very respectfully,CHARLES D. WALCOTT,Pres.Washington Academy Sciences.By[illegible] HayesChairman Committee on Meetings.1330 F St.03495
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