on of Mrs. Hatch, of Washington, D. C., was unanimously adopted, and the officers elected as follows:
the Executive Committee.
President--Mrs. General James Taylor.
Vice-President--Mrs. Stephen A. Douglas.
Recording Secertaries--Miss Rebecca Gillis, Miss Virginia Smith.
Corresponding Secretaries--Mrs. M. Morris, Mrs. B. B. French, Mrs. S. Bowen, Mrs. H. C. Ingersoll, Mrs. Z. C. Robbins, Mrs. Professor Henry, Mrs. Chittenden, Mrs. Captain Kidden, Miss Williams, Miss Matilda Bates.
Address to the Women of America:
In the capital of our country we have this day organized a central society for the suppression of extravagance, the diminution of foreign imports and the practice of economy in all our social relations.
To this society we have given the name of The ladies' National Covenant.
Its object is a good and generous one, which should inspire a spirit of patriotism worthy of women who are the glory of a great nation.
For this society we have an exampl