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The Society's work-papers and addresses

Fourteenth year, 1909-1910.

October 18.—‘A Vacation in England.’ Mr. Henry E. Scott.

November 15.—‘A Summer in Scandinavia.’ Rosewell B. Lawrence, Esq.

December 20.—‘Anne Hutchinson.’ Rev. James De-Normandie, D. D., of Boston.

January 17.—Annual Meeting.

February 21.—‘The Deane Winthrop House, Its Occupants and Its Owners.’ Mr. David Floyd of Winthrop.

March 21.—‘The Evolution of the American Normal School.’ Mr. J. Asbury Pitman of the State Normal School, Salem.

April 18.—‘Trinity Methodist Episcopal Church.’ Mr. Moses W. Mann.

May 16.—‘Producer Gas and Its Commercial Uses.’ Mr. C. Arthur Platts.

A goodly number listened to the interesting address of Mr. Scott, who exhibited souvenirs of his visit to England.

Mr. Lawrence illustrated his story by nearly a hundred lantern slides, many of them from his own negatives, thus adding much to his instructive address, which was highly appreciated.

The paper upon Trinity Church was accompanied with portraits of all its clergymen and their wives, prominent members, views of the church edifices and places connected with its thirty-eight years of existence.

Mr. Platts gave an interesting account (illustrated) of a new industry not generally known.

On all three occasions the electric lantern was operated by Mr. Eddy.

All these speakers are members of the Society, and were entitled to a larger hearing than was given them. On two occasions the number was small, though augmented by the presence of personal friends of the speakers.

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