He was frequently interrupted by applause or roars of laughter at his good hits.
He took his seat amid loud applause, and was warmly congratulated at its close.
made a few remarks, in which he spoke of the great value of the work of the Society.
The business meeting held at the same place on Tuesday night, October 28th, was one of interest, though not very largely attended.
presided, and the report of the Executive Committee was read as follows by the Secretary
Sixth annual report of the Executive Committee of the Southern Historical Society for year ending October 29th, 1878.
In greeting the members of our Society, assembled in annual meeting, and in presenting a report of our transactions during the year, your Committee feel satisfied that they bring a record of success and progress in the past and brightening prospects for the future, which will be gratifying to all lovers of the truth.
But before presenting a report of our year's work, it may be well to give a brief sketch of the