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ROYAL ASIATIC SOCIETY
VOLUME II.-PART I.
The design of the Society is to institute and promote inquiries into the History,
Beligion, Literature, Arts, and Social Condition of the present and former
Inbabitants of the Island, with its Geology, Mineralogy, its Climate and
Meteorology, its Botany and Zoology."
GEORGE J. A. SKEEN, GOVERNMENT PRINTER, CEYLON.
On the Formation of a Collection of Lepidoptera in Ceylon.--
By EDGAR L. LAYARD, Esq.
On Buddhism : Patta Kamma, or the present result of Virtuous
Conduct.-By the Rev. D. J. GOGERLY
The Rural Economy of the Siybalese (more particularly with
reference to the District of Sabaragamuwa), with some
account of their Superstitions.-By R. E. LEWIS, Esq...
Sketches in the Natural History of Ceylon.-By EDGAR L.
A Catalogue of Books in the Tamil Language, with the Names
of the Authors, the Subjects, and Dates.-By SIMON
CASIE CHETTY, Esq.
On Ceylonite found near Trincomalee.-By Lieut. HENDER-
Hints to Amateur Conchologists.-By Hugh CUMING,
Proceedings of Anniversary Meeting—March 31, 1849
Books presented to and purchased by the Society
List of Members ...
Register of Temperature kept at Puttalam for the Twelve
Months ended July 31, 1848, with Remarks.-By A. O.
Abstract of a Meteorological Register kept at Batticotta during
1847 and 1848
Rules of the Society