he preservation of our local history, and for the entertainment of their auditors or readers.
October 20 we were indebted to Rosewell B. Lawrence for the charming account of his summer in Great Britain.
He had many varied and pleasant experiences, of which he spoke informally in detail, and so shared with eager listeners his privilege of travelling.
All enjoyed the accounts of visits to land of Dickens and trips to quaint London inns, and the recital of a canoe trip on the Thames.
November 17 John Albree of Swampscott, our outof-town member and the enthusiastic secretary of the New England Historic Genealogical Society, gave a most interesting paper upon Books and Other Things.
He illustrated the address by exhibiting a collection of books selected at random from his own library, valuable for historic interest, or as models of the bookmakers' art.
December 15 Rev. Frank I. Paradise of Grace Church, Medford, gave a happy, informal talk(illustrated with maps and pictures) on