A Stated Meeting of the Society was held at the house of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 28 Newbury Street, Boston, on Thursday, 23 January, 1919, at three o’clock in the afternoon, the President, Fred Norris Robinson, Ph.D., in the chair.

    The Records of the last meeting were read and approved.

    The Corresponding Secretary reported the death, on the fourth of January, of Franklin Pierce Rice, a Resident Member.

    Mr. Charles Rockwell Lanman of Cambridge, and Mr. Henry Goddard Pickering of Boston, were elected Resident Members.

    In response to an invitation from the Council, Miss Alice Bache Gould, a daughter of the late Dr. Benjamin Apthorp Gould, the first President of the Society, was present, and described her work among the archives of Spain in searching for material relating to Christopher Columbus.675