April Meeting, 1940

    A STATED Meeting of the Society was held, at the invitation of Mr. Richard M. Gummere, at No. 11 Quincy Street, Cambridge, on Thursday, April 25, 1940, at half after eight o’clock in the evening, the President, Kenneth Ballard Murdock, in the chair.

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

    Mr. Frederick Scouller Allis, Jr., of Andover, Mr. Edmund Sears Morgan of Cambridge, Mr. Peter Oliver of Cambridge, and Mr. Walter Muir Whitehill of Salem were elected Resident Members of the Society; and the Reverend Charles Leslie Glenn of Cambridge and Mr. John Lydenberg of Cambridge were elected Associate Members.

    The chair appointed the following committees in anticipation of the Annual Meeting in November:

    To nominate candidates for the several offices,—Messrs. Richard Mott Gummere and Philip Putnam Chase and the Reverend Henry Wilder Foote.

    To examine the Treasurer’s accounts,—Messrs. Stephen Willard Phillips and Hermann Frederick Clarke.

    Mr. Henry J. Cadbury read a paper entitled “Some Sequels to the Quaker Hangings, 1659–1661.”