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[353] States, to each of whom one hundred and fifty copies were sent. The circular was also generally reprinted in the newspapers and literary and medical magazines throughout the Southern States, and quite extensively in the Northern States.

At the meeting held the 14th of June, the Secretary, Dr. Joseph Jones, also presented for the consideration of the parent Society a Constitution or Plan of Permanent Organization of the Southern Historical Society, modelled upon the organic constitutions of other learned and scientific societies. On motion of General Maury, this ‘Plan’ was received and referred to the Advisory Committee. It was finally and unanimously adopted, and manuscript copies were forwarded to the several Vice-Presidents of the States by the Secretary.

This ‘Plan’ or ‘Constitution’ was subscribed to by the following members, in the order here given:

Harry T. Hays,

Dabney H. Maury,

A. B. Bacon,

Ch. Chapotin,

H. Chapotin,

Henry Ginder,

Charles L. C. Dupuy,

A. W. Bosworth,

F. R. Southmayd,

Geo. W. Logan, Jr.,

Samuel Logan, M. D.,

Rufus R. Rhodes,

H. N. Jenkins,

F. H. Wigfall,

James Strawbridge,

Wm. Palfrey,

C. M. Wilcox,

Edward Peychaud,

G. T. Beauregard,

Braxton Bragg,

B. J. Sage,

W. C. Black,

Benj. M. Palmer,

D. D. Colcock,

John Turpin,

Henry V. Ogden,

R. Q. Mallard,

Hugh McClosky,

Edward Ivy,

Wm. S. Pike,

J. N. Brown,

Robt. Lewis,

Henry M. Smith,

Charles B. Singleton,

James B. Price,

John W. Caldwell, M. D.

At a meeting of the Society held June 13, 1870, in the rooms of the Howard Association, the Secretary and Treasurer submitted his official report for the year ending May 9, 1870.

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