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Historical Society --Exhibition of Valuable Statuary from Rome.--The monthly meeting of the Historical Society on Tuesday night was an interesting one, and exceedingly well attended. The Hon. Luther Brodish presided. George H. Moore, Esq., the Librarian, presented a report, from which it appears that the number of donations to the Society during the summer has been quite large. A long list was read, comprising a valuable collection of manuscripts, books, works of art, etc. The Chairman of the Executive Committee, the Hon. Augustus Schell, reported names for membership. Mr. Bradish then announced that a collection of statuary just from Rome, the last works of the late sculptor Crawford, which have been deposited with the Society by his widow, through the agency of Mr. John Ward, was on exhibition in the library.--Among the miscellaneous business a vote of thanks was passed to Mr. Ward. Mr. Thompson, the artist from Rome, now on a visit here, stated that a meeting of artist