VOLUME XXVIII, now completed, contains the Transactions of the Society at eleven meetings, from December, 1930, to April, 1933, both included, in continuation of Volume XXVII.

    The Committee gratefully acknowledges the Society’s indebtedness to several institutions, and to many friends and members of this Society, for permission to reproduce documents in their possession, for the gift of plates, or for other courtesies, especially: Mrs. William W. Fowler; Mr. Matt B. Jones; Mr. George P. Morey; the Boston Museum of Fine Arts; the Boston Public Library; the American Antiquarian Society; the Massachusetts Historical Society; and the Harvard College Library.

    For the Committee of Publication,

    Samuel Eliot Morison,


    Boston, November 15, 1935.