VOLUME XI, now completed, contains the Transactions of the Society at seven meetings, from December, 1906, to December, 1907, both included, in continuation of Volume X.

    The Committee gratefully acknowledges the Society’s indebtedness to several institutions, and to friends and members of this Society, for permission to reproduce documents in their possession, for the gift of plates, or for other courtesies, namely: to Mr. William James Campbell, of Philadelphia, Mr. Elmer Chickering, Mr. Henry Herbert Edes, Mr. Albert Matthews, Mrs. Roger Wolcott, the American Antiquarian Society, the Boston Athenæum, the Harvard College Library, the Lenox Library, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the Watkinson Library.

    In accordance with a vote passed at a meeting of the Council held 2 April, 1908, the List of Members in the present volume contains the names of living members only.

    For the Committee of Publication,

    John Noble,


    Boston, 1 August, 1908.