VOLUME XXXII, now completed, contains the Transactions of the Society at sixteen meetings, from November, 1933, to April, 1937, both included, in continuation of Volume XXVIII; and also the exercises at the dedication of the Horace Everett Ware Memorial.

    The Committee gratefully acknowledges the Society’s indebtedness to several institutions, and to friends and members of the Society, for permission to reproduce documents in their possession, for the gift of plates, or for other courtesies, especially: the Reverend Charles E. Park, Mrs. Jerome W. Coombs, Mr. Charles H. Hall, the John Carter Brown Library, the British Museum, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, the Harvard College Library, the Essex Institute, and the Massachusetts Historical Society.

    For the Committee of Publication,

    samuel eliot morison, Chairman

    Boston, November 1, 1937