after to settle it, and then commanded their speeches.
We copy a report of the proceedings from a New York paper.
Mr. Wm. H. Evarts, the President, in his address said:
New England had never yet failed in her duty or in her disposition towar and that share will be just such as her wisdom and her patriotism shall entitle her to, and no more.
Mr. Evarts then announced the first regular toast:
The Day we Celebrate — An era in the history of civil and religious liberthment to free institutions.
The hand performed "Old Hundred," many of the audience chiming in with the music.
Mr. Evarts read the following sentiments, telegraphed between this society and the New England Society of Montreal:
The New common defence, promote the general welfare, and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity.
Mr. Evarts said that as there were only two members of Congress present, there would be no speech in response to this toast, but h