Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society

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Contents

Committees Appointed
12
Memoir of the Hon John C Gray by John C Ropes
22
Memoir of the Hon Charles Hudson by Edward G Porter
28
Memoir of John C Phillips by Edward G Porter
33
Acknowledgment to Francis larkman for his recent gifts
44
JANUARY MEETING 1888
55
Letter of John Quincy Adams communicated by Charles
61
The adoption of the Constitution by Robert C Winthrop
67
NOVEMBER MEETING 1888
199
Papers of Dr Belknap from Charles Deane
206
DECEMBER MEETING 1888
213
The custom of driving a pin or nail further illustrated
219
Committees appointed
236
Letter from the Fellows of Harvard College to Gov John
264
Erection and destruction of the statue of King George III
291
Extracts from the Rev William Brinsmeads NoteBook 1682
298

The Rev William Morrells tract on New England in 1G25
73
Judge Sewalls Latin Epigrams by William Everett
80
Inquiry from William S Appleton respecting a portrait
90
Discovery of papers relating to FrenchAmerican History
92
The custom of driving a pin or nail illustrated by Henry
101
The name Foy once given to Marblehead by Samuel
102
Report of the Librarian
107
Report of the Auditing Committee
118
The population of Groton at different times and the Provincial
136
JUNE MEETING 1888
143
Parchment Deed of 1674 presented by Samuel A Green
156
Letter from Oliver Prescott relating to Shayss Rebellion
158
Letter of Jeremiah Dummer in 1716 communicated b
192
Memoir of Williams Latham by Arthur Lord
195
Catlins painting of the Constitutional Convention of Virginia
305
Letter of the Rev Joseph Lord in 1733 communicated
311
Origin of a quotation used by Daniel Webster by Henry
317
Report of the Council
337
Report of the Librarian
349
Nalsons folio edition of the Trial of King Charles I 1684
351
Report of the Auditing Committee 859
359
MAY MEETING 1869
367
The Royal Arms in Pilgrim Hall Plymouth by William
373
Tribute to Mr Foote by Winslow Warren 879
381
Report of the Committee on the Library and Cabinet
382
ByLaw authorizing the appointment of an officer to assist
410
List op Donors to the Library
419
Index
425

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