A Stated Meeting of the Society was held at the house of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, No. 28 Newbury Street, Boston, on Thursday, 22 January, 1914, at three o’clock in the afternoon, the President, Henry Lefayour, LL.D., in the chair.

    The Records of the last Stated Meeting were read and approved.

    The Corresponding Secretary reported that letters had been received from Mr. William Roscoe Thayer and Mr. Edward Kennard Rand accepting Resident Membership.

    Mr. Charles Hall Grandgent of Cambridge, and Mr. Franklin Pierce Rice of Worcester, were elected Resident Members.

    Mr. William C. Lane alluded to the approaching one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the burning of Harvard Hall, at Cambridge, which will be celebrated by the Harvard Memorial Society on the twenty-fourth of this month.

    Mr. Clarence W. Bowen, a Corresponding Member, read a paper on Governor John Winthrop, Jr., of Connecticut. This was illustrated by lantern slides of original portraits of the Winthrop and other early New England families, of English friends of New England, and of maps, manuscripts, and localities connected with the Winthrops.