February Meeting, 1960

    A STATED Meeting of the Society was held at its House, No. 87 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, on Thursday, 18 February 1960, at three o’clock in the afternoon, the President, Mr. Richard Mott Gummere, in the chair.

    The records of the Stated Meeting in December were read and approved.

    The Corresponding Secretary reported the receipt of letters from Messrs. John Petersen Elder, Frank Burt Freidel, Dean Abner Fales, Charles Christopher Laing, Charles Edward Stearns, and Cornelius Clarkson Vermeule, III, accepting election to Resident Membership, and of one from Mr. Andrew Oliver accepting election to Corresponding Membership in the Society.

    Mr. Stephen Thomas Riley read a paper entitled: “The Robert Gould Shaw Monument.”305