VOLUME XXV, now completed, contains the Transactions of the Society at thirteen meetings, from February, 1922, to February, 1924, both included, in continuation of Volume XXIV.

    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 Miss Mary Lincoln Eliot, Mr. Albert Matthews, Mr. Percival Merritt, the Hon. William Phillips, the Boston Athenæum, the Boston Public Library, the Essex Institute, the Harvard College Library, the John Carter Brown Library, the Massachusetts Historical Society, and the Wardens of Christ Church, Boston.

    For the Committee of Publication,

    Fred Norris Robinson,


    Boston, 1 May, 1924.