February Meeting, 1945

    A STATED Meeting of the Society was held at the Club of Odd Volumes, No. 77 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, on Thursday, February 15, 1945, at three o’clock in the afternoon, the President, Kenneth Ballard Murdock, in the chair.

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

    The Corresponding Secretary reported the death on February 10, 1945, of Julius Herbert Tuttle, a Resident Member.

    The Corresponding Secretary reported the receipt of a letter from Mr. Charles E. Mason, Jr., accepting election to Resident Membership, and letters from Mr. Ralph Henry Gabriel and Mr. Raymond Phineas Stearns accepting election to Corresponding Membership in the Society.

    Mr. Richard B. Schlatter read a paper entitled “The First American Novel; A Puritan Allegory of 1715.”