VOLUME XIII, now completed, contains the Transactions of the Society at nine meetings, from January, 1910, to March, 1911, both included, in continuation of Volume XII.

    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 Mrs. James Barr Ames, the Earl of Dartmouth, Governor Eben Sumner Draper, Mr. Henry Herbert Edes, Mr. Alfred Dwight Foster, Mr. Appleton Prentiss Clark Griffin, Mr. Albert Matthews, Mr. Edward Percival Merritt, Mr. Herbert Putnam, Mr. Horace Everett Ware, the Boston Athenæum, the Boston Public Library, the British Museum, the Dartmouth College Library, the Fogg Art Museum, the Harvard College Library, the Library of Congress, the Massachusetts Historical Society, the New Hampshire Historical Society, the Petersham Public Library, the Public Record Office, London, and the Royal Irish Academy, Dublin.

    For the Committee of Publication,

    Henry Lefavour,


    Boston, 1 July, 1911.