Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales
Robert Bald - certificate of honorary membership in the Sydney Mechanics' School of Arts, 1842
ML DOC 1113
SCHOOL OF ARTS
His Excellency Sir George Gipps, PATRON.
Lieut. Colonel Barney, Royal Engineers, PRESIDENT.
At a Meeting of the Members of the Sydney
Mechanics School of Arts held at the Hall of
the Institution, April 14th 1841.
It was moved seconded and unanimously
That this Meeting having understood that
Robert Bald of Alloa, Esquire, had with great
kindness, liberality, and a disinterested desire to
promote the cause of Science, undertaken the selection and
shipment of certain Philosophical Apparatus purchased
on behalf of the Sydney Mechanics School of
"Resolved - that Mr. Bald be elected an
Honorary Member of this Institution, in testimony of
the high esteem in which his exertions are held in this
remote Dependency of the British Empire" -
Charles Nicholson MP
New South Wales