December Meeting, 1960

    A STATED Meeting of the Society was held at its House, No. 87 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, on Thursday, 15 December 1960, at three o’clock in the afternoon, the President, Mr. Richard Mott Gummere, in the chair.

    The records of the Annual Meeting in November were read and approved.

    The Corresponding Secretary reported the receipt of letters from Messrs. Philip Hofer and Thomas James Wilson, accepting election to Resident Membership, and Mr. James J. Heslin, Director of the New-York Historical Society, was elected to Corresponding Membership in the Society.

    Messrs. John Codman, of Boston, Henry Seton, of Concord, and John Daniel Cushing, of Hingham, were elected Resident Members of the Society.

    Mr. Thomas C. Barrow read a paper entitled “The Shirley-Belcher Feud.”