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IN the presence of the Empress Frederick, and under the presidency of Geheimrath Prof. Dr. Hugo von Ziemssen, of Munich, the sixty-eighth meeting of the “deutscher Naturforscher und Aerzte,” founded at Leipsic on September 18, 1822, was opened in the Saalbau, Frankfort-on-the-Main, on the morning of Monday the 21st ultimo. After the preliminary speeches by Prof. Moritz Schmidt and other citizens, the President briefly addressed the gathering; but the principal speakers were Prof. Hans Buchner, who devoted his address to “Biologie und Gesundheitslehre”; Dr. Neumayer, to Antarctic Exploration; and Prof. Lepsius, to “Cultur und Eiszeit.” The gathering was then broken up into thirty section, eleven of which were for the Naturalists, and nineteen for the various Medical and Surgical branches.

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