March Meeting, 1963

    A SPECIAL Meeting of the Society was held at its House, No. 87 Mount Vernon Street, Boston, on Thursday, 21 March 1963, at three o’clock in the afternoon, the President, Mr. Clifford Kenyon Shipton, in the chair.

    The minutes of the Stated Meeting in February were read and approved.

    The Corresponding Secretary reported the receipt of letters from Messrs. Sinclair Hamilton Hitchings, J. Bruce Sinclair, and Charles Van Ravenswaay accepting election to Resident Membership.

    Mr. Robert Arnold Feer of Wellesley and Mr. Lawrence Kinvin Wroth of Cambridge were elected to Resident Membership. Professor David Beers Quinn of Liverpool was elected to Corresponding Membership. Mr. James Alexander Williamson of Chichester, Sussex, a Corresponding Member since 1937, was transferred to Honorary Membership in the Society.

    Mr. Benjamin Woods Labaree read a paper on the Boston Tea Party, presenting material that has subsequently been incorporated in his book, The Boston Tea Party (New York, 1964).