VOLUME XVIII, now completed, contains the Transactions of the Society at ten meetings, from January, 1915, to April, 1916, both included, in continuation of Volume XVII.

    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. Ambrose Cramer, the American Antiquarian Society, the British Museum, the Bureau of American Ethnology, the Massachusetts Historical Society, the Royal Society, the Society of Antiquaries of London, and the Yale University Library.

    For the Committee of Publication,

    Frederick Jackson Turner,


    Boston, 1 August, 1916