yer, President of the Kingston and Rome railroad; Colonel W. J. Houston, General Ticket Agent Piedmont Air-Line; and Colonel T. M. R. Talcott, General Manager Richmond and Danville railroad, for courtesies which facilitated our journey, and enabled us to pass in comfort over their admirably managed lines.
But to General Fitz. Lee the Society is under the highest obligations for giving us so much of his valuable time in this labor of love for our good cause.
Our report of Rev. Father Hugh S. Mcgivney's lecture in Baltimore for the benefit of the Southern Historical Society is crowded out of this issue, and we can only say now that it was an eloquent and effective lecture, before a very large and appreciative audience, and that our warmest thanks are due to the distinguished lecturer, as also to the efficient committee who worked it up so throughly and made of it a splendid financial success — enabling us to redeem the promise made in our annual report and now to declare the So