ciety may be sent to any member of the committee.
the Society has in its rooms a fine collection of army relics, the same being a permanent loan from Mr. M. E. Chandler, of Maiden.
the Publication Committee regrets that it will not be able to give to the readers of the register the admirable papers read before the Society by Rev. Henry C. DeLong, on the Early Ministers of Medford, and by Rev. C. A. Staples, of Lexington, on the Hancock Clark House, or the interesting address of Mr. Sylvester Baxter, of Malden, on the Metropolitan Park System.
the Society would gratefully receive as gifts or loans books or articles of historic interest and value.
Memberships in the Society are cordially invited.
the Publication Committee makes its appreciative acknowledgments to Hon. Mellen Chamberlain for his paper on The Importance of preserving Early History, written for this number of the register.
Joel Goldthwait & Co., Carpets, 169 Washington Street, Boston.
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were presented, and officers for the ensuing year elected.
The list will be found elsewhere.
Facts and figures showed the Society to be in a flourishing and progressive condition.
During the year past the following papers and addresses have been given before the members:
April 14.—The Early Physicians of Medford.
Dr. Charles M. Green.
May 12.—Medford in the First Half of the Present Century.
Hon. T. S. Harlow.
October 18.—Medford's Interest in the Metropolitan Park System.
Mr. Sylvester Baxter, of Malden.
November 15.—The Hancock-Clark House, of Lexington.
Rev. Carlton A. Staples, of Lexington.
December 20.—Maps of Medford at Different Periods.
Mr. William Cushing Wait.
January 17.—Roads and Bridges of Old Medford.
Mr. John H. Hooper.
February 21.—Governor Cradock's Plantation.
Mr. Walter H. Cushing. To be followed.
April 18.—Medford in the War of the Revolution.
Miss Helen T. Wild.
May 16.—The Life and Work of Mrs. Lydia Maria (Francis) Child.