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the Annual Meeting of the Historical Society was held in its room on March 20th. Reports of officers and committees were presented and officers elected for the ensuing year. The list will be found elsewhere.

The reports presented showed the Society to be in good working order.

The Treasurer reported all bills paid and a surplus on hand. The Librarian's list showed 150 books and pamphlets added during the year, and numerous accessions to the Cabinet collection.

Thirty-one new members were received during the year, making the total membership now about 250.

The question of new quarters, possibly a Society building, may be considered the coming year.

all members having genealogical blanks on which they are working are requested to hand them in to any member of the committee, for comparisons and information of progress. The papers can be amended or added to, as desired, from time to time. The blanks being in duplicate, one copy can be retained by the member.

the new Executive Board of the Society might be designated as an alliterative one: Dean, Dame, Dunham, Dinsmore, Lincoln, Loomis, Lawrence. [p. 94]

Gleanings from interviews with the Nominating Committee before election:

What shall you do about a Secretary?

‘We shall give them Jessie.’

How are you getting on with the list of VicePresi-dents?

‘Oh, we've Dunham up!’

How about your nomination for President?

‘It is one that will give Wait to the Society.’

Who is to be the Corresponding Secretary?

One who in ancient facts is ever pushing—
The well-known history teacher, Walter Cushing.

A General meeting of all the committees was held on Saturday evening, March 25. The outline of work in the various departments was informally discussed. The different committees then ‘sat’ by themselves, and, after organizing, chatted socially about their lines of work. The evening was an enjoyable one.

this Society has the distinction of numbering among its Vice-Presidents Mr. John Ward Dean, the Librarian of the New England Historic Genealogical Society.

Sarah Bradlee Fulton Chapter, D. A.R., will give a loan exhibit of historic articles and relics in the Royal House, beginning April 19.

an interesting talk on ‘Heraldry’ was given in the rooms on Saturday evening, Jan. 28, by Fred. H. C. Woolley.

are you a member of the Historical Society.

have you subscribed for the Register? [p. 95]

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