Annual meeting of the Southern Historical Society.
On Thursday evening, November 2d, the Society assembled in the hall of the House of Delegates, in the State Capitol
, in its annual meeting.
In the absence of the President
, General Jubal A. Early
(who wrote that only the most imperative business engagements could have detained him from the meeting), the Vice-President
, Hon. R. M. T. Hunter
, of Virginia
The meeting was opened with an appropriate and fervent prayer, by Rev. J. B. Jeter, D. D.
, after which the annual report of the Executive Committee was read by the chairman, General Dabney H. Maury
, as follows: