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professional obligations to assume a more prominent part among us, bis interest was repeatedly manifested.

"IIis death is the loss to this Society of an able and valued member, to our city of an estimable and exemplary citizen, and to our Staie of a cultured scholar and able jurist.”

Jr. James W. Bowers, who had been previously nominated, was elected Recording Secretary.

Mr. Lawrence C. Wroth read a paper on “A Maryland Merchaut and His Friends in 1750.”

April 10, 1911. Stated meeting. President Cohen in the chair and thirty-seven members present.

The following named persons hitherto nominated were duly elected to active memberslip: Matthew Page Andrews, J. Wallace Bryan, Frederick J. Colston, and Richard B. Sellman.

The necrology: Viss S. Asenath Harwood, Alpheus Hyatt, Rev. Dr. J. Houston Eccleston and Lewis W. Wilhelm.

Dr. Bernard C. Steiner presented the following resolutions:

"Inasmuch as it is desirable to keep in the minds of the people the lives of the great men of the Republic, and the frequent sight of portraits of these leaders has an important historic influence in calling them to the attention of all:

"Resolved, That the President of the United States and the Postmaster-General be respectfully requested to return to the forner practice of having each denomination of postage stamps commemorate a different person among the leaders of the United States."

A paper prepared by Mr. Isaac F. Nicholson, entitled “The Maryland Guard Battalion, 1860-61,” was then read by Mr. A. C. Trippe.

May 8, 1911. Stated meeting. President Cohen in the chair and twenty-two members present.

Samuel Gover Hopkins, hitherto nominated, was elected to associate membership.

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