VOLUME XXIV, now completed, contains the Transactions of the Society at thirteen meetings, from January, 1920, to January, 1922, both included, in continuation of Volume XXI.

    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 Dr. Octavius Thorndike Howe, Mr. Albert Matthews, Mr. Harold Murdock, Mrs. Charles Edward Ober, Mrs. Charles Robert Sanger, the Cary Memorial Library (Lexington), the Club of Odd Volumes (Boston), the Library of Congress, the Corporation of Harvard College, the Harvard College Library, the Selectmen of Lexington, the Lexington Historical Society, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the Maine Historical Society.

    For the Committee of Publication,

    Fred Norris Robinson,


    Boston, 1 October, 1922.