[Found under: “NOTES OF THE WEEK.”]
The R. H. Agricultural Society [Royal Hawaiian Agricultural Society] received from Dr. Hillebrand, by the Alberto, about sixty-six varieties of trees and shrubs, the only ones which died on the voyage being the mandarin and other oranges. The birds which arrived are the thirty finches, or linnets; forty red-bills; seven Java sparrows; seven unknown, beautiful plumage; four pheasants, one cock and three hens; two pairs of bamboo fowls, and four pairs ring-necked doves. The partridges sent died on the passage.
(PCA, 9/30/1865, p. 2)