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$25.00 each 75.00 201.29

Balance carried to next year's account $2,244.74

Deposit in Cambeidge Savings Bank

Amount January 10, 1924 $639.91

Interest July 10, 1924 15.98

Interest January 10, 1925 16.38

Balance January 10, 1925 $672.27

George G. Wright,

Cambridge, January 8, 1925 Treasurer



Audited and Approved.

Warren K. Blodgett



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Cambridge, January 16, 1925



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THE CAMBRIDGE HISTORICAL SOCIETY



^ OFFICERS OF THE SOCIETY
1925

President Ephraim Emerton

( Mart IsabelLu^. Gozzaldi

Vice-Presidents ' ■< William Coolidge Lane

(^ Robert Walcott

Secretary Samuel Francis Batchelder

Treasurer George Grier ^YRIGHT

Curator Walter Benjamin Briggs

Council

SAiiUEL Francis Batchelder Edward Waldo Forbes

Joseph Henry Beale Mart Isabella Gozzaldi

Stoughton Bell William Coolidge Lane

Walter BENJAiON Briggs Clarence Henrt Poor, Jr.

Frank Gatlord Cook Robert Walcott

Epheaim Emerton John WiLUAai Wood, Jr.
George Grier Wright



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MEMBERSHIP



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REGULAR MEMBERS
1925



I^lvKioN St.vnley Abbot
Ajstce Euzabeth Allen
Mary Ware Allen
Charles Almt
Albert Franos Aniee
Sarah Russell Ames
Albert Stokes Apsey
§Christina Hopkinson Baker
Agnes Gordon Balch
^Iary Emory Batchelder
S.oiuel Fr-incis Batchelder
Elizabeth Ch.\dwick Beale
Joseph Henry Beale
IvIabel Arr-^bella Lewis Bell
Stoughton Bell
Edward McElroy Benson
Alexander Harvey Bill
Caroline Eliza Bill
IvLsJiioN Edgerly Blll
Clarence Howard Blackall
Emma Murray Blackall
Warren Kendall Blodgett
Ella Josephine Boggs
Annabel Perry Bonnet
Walter Benjamin Briggs
Ada Leila Cone Brock
Jessee Waterman Brooks
Sumner Albert Brooks
Charles Jesse Bullock
Josephine Freeil^n Bl-tvistead
Bertha Close Bunton
George Herbert Bunton



Raymond Calkins
Zecilvrlvh Ch-vfee, Jr.
Leslie Linwood Cleveland
Frank Gaylord Cook
Ada Louise Comstock
Louis Craig Cornish
Samuel McChord Crothers
§THOiL\s Harrison Cummings
Henry Orville Cutter
Elizabeth Ellery Dana
Richard Henry Dana
George Clement Deane
Mary Helen De.^ne
John Fr.\nk De Chant
Ernest Joseph Dennen
Edward Sherman Dodge (L)
Harry Francis Roby Dolan
Adeline Anna Douglass
Willi.vm Harrison Dl^nbar
Charles Willi.ui Euot
Samutel Atkins Eliot
Emmons Raymond Elus
Frances White Emerson
Willl'lm Emerson
Ephraim Emerton
Sybil Cl.\rk Emerton
Prescott Evarts
Lillian Horsford Farlow
Eunice Whitney Farley Felton

WiLUAM WaLL.\CE FeNN

Edward Waldo Forbes

WORTHINGTON ChAUNCEY FoRD



Deceased



§ Resigned



(I>) Life Member






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Frances Fowler
Esther Stevens Eraser
Edith Davenport Fuller
Edward Locke Gookin
Mary Isabell.^ Gozzaldi
Edwix Bl.visdell H\le
Albert ILvrrisox IL\ll
Elizabeth H.\rris
Albert Bushnell Hart
Frank Watson IL\stings
Doris ILvyes-Cavanaugh

§Edward Young Hincks
Stanley Barbour Hildreth
Alison Bixby Hill
Lesue White Hopkinson
Cornelia Conway Felton

Horsford
Katherine Horsford
Alberta Manneng Houghton
Arria Sargent Dixwell Howe
Lois Lilley Howe
Bertha Morton Howland
George Harvey Hull
Byron Satterlee Hurlbut
Eda Woolson Hurlbut
James Richard Jewett
^LyRGARET Weyerhaeuser

Jewett
Ethel Robinson Jones
Wallace St. Clair Jones
George Frederick Kendall
Margaret Cronvninshield Kent
Norton Adams Kent

<^usTiNE Houghton Kershaw
Ant^a Read Lambert
WiLUAii Coolidge Lane
Maud Adela Lawson
Flora Virginia Livingston



AucE ^Iary Longfellow
Joseph Lovejoy
Natalie Holden Lovejoy
Abbott Lawrence Lowell
David Thompson Watson
McCoRD

EUZABETH MacFaRLANE

Charles John McIntire
Herbert Bruce McIntire
William INLvckintosh ]\L\.cnair
Em»l\ Endicott I\L\rean
Georgie jVLvria I\L\rsters
John Douglas Merrill
Dorothea Foote ISIerriil^n
Roger Bigelow Merriman
JosiAH Byram Millett
Emma Maria Cutter ^'Iitchell
Auce Manton Morgan
*RoBERT Swain Morison
Vel!vl\ !Maria Morse
Emma Frances Munroe
Arthur Boylston Nichols
Gertrude Fuller Nichols
Henry Atherton Nichols
John Taylor Gilm.vn Nichols
Albert Ferley Norris
^'La.rgaret Norton
James Atkins Noyes
Thomas Francis O'Malley
James Leonard Paine
Mary Woolson Paine
Louisa Phillips Parker
John Simpson Penm.vn
Clarence Henry Poor, Jr.
Arthlti Kingsley Porter
Johj^ L-i-MAN Porter
Lucy Wallace Porter
Alfred Claghorn Potter



Deceased



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(L) Life Member



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David Thomas Pottinger
RoscoE Pou^•D
Harry Se,vton Rand
Mabel Rena M\whinney Rand
Helen Leah Reed
WiLLARD Reed
WiLLLA-M Bernard Reid
Fred Norris Robinson
Margaret Brooks Robinson
James H.^.rdy Ropes
Gertrltde Swan Runkle
John Corneuus Rl-nkle
Paul Joseph Sachs
Mary Ware S.ajmpson
Eleanor Whitney Davis

Sanger (L)
CaeolT[-n Huntington Saltnders
Gr.\ce Owen Scudder

WiNTHROP SaLTONSTALL ScUDDER

Francis Webber Sever
Alice Durant Smith
WiLLARD Hatch Sprague
Genevie\'e Stearns

JOHX HuBB.UiD StURGIS
WlLLL\M DONNISON SwAN

John Houghton Taylor
Joseph Gilbert Thorp
Sarah Moody Toppan (L)



Alfred ^Iarstox Tozzer
Eleanor Gr.\y Tudor (L)
Berth.\ Hallowell Vaugh-vn
Cel\rles Peter Vosburgh
^L\UDE Batch elder Vosbi-rgh
Robert Walcott
Gr.vce Reed Waij)en
Henry Bradford W.vshburn
Frederica Davis Watson
Edith Forbes Webster
Kenneth Grant Tremayne

Webster
Sarah Cordelia Fisher Wel-
lington
Auce Merrill White
Fanny Gott White
HoR-^Tio Stevens White
Moses Perkins White

WlLLL\M RlCIL^RDSON WhITTE-

more
Theodora Will,a.rd
Olive Swan Willi.^^s
Samuel Williston
George Grafton Wilson
John William Wood, Jr.
George Grier Wright
§Stephen Emerson Young
§Henrietta Nesmith Yolng



Deceased



§ Resigned



(L) Life Member



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ASSOCIATE MEMBERS



Gardner Weld Allen
Oscar Fayette Allen
HoLus Russell Bailey
Mary Persis Bailey
Elizabeth French Bartlett
Joseph Gardner Bartlett
Elvira Brewster Collier
Marion Bro'vvtv Fessenden
Francis Apthorp Foster



Anna Li^man Gr.vy
Eliza Mason Hoppin
Rose Rysse Houghton
Ernest Lovering
Phillippe Belknap Marcou
Bradford Hendrick Peirce
Liluan Clark Richardson
Philip Leffingwell Spalding
Mary Lee Ware



HONORAIIY MEMBER
James Ford Rhodes



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BY-LAWS 87



: BY-LAWS
I. Corporate Name

THE name of this corporation shall be " The Cambridge Historical
Society."

11. Object

The corporation is constituted for the purpose of collecting and preserv-
ing Books, Manuscripts, and other Memorials, of procuring the publica-
tion and distribution of the same, and generally of promoting interest and
research, in relation to the history of Cambridge in said Commonwealth.

in. Regular Membership

Any resident of, or person having a usual place of business in, the City
of Cambridge, Massachusetts, shall be eligible for regular membership
in tliis Society. Nominations for such membership shall be made in writ-
ing to any member of the Council, and the persons so nominated may be
elected at any meeting of the Council by a vote of two-thirds of the mem-
bers present and voting. Persons so elected shall become members upon
signing the By-Laws and paying the fees therein prescribed.

IV. Limit of Regular Membership ' '

The regular membership of this Society shall be limited to two hundred.

V. Honorary Membership

Any person, nominated by the Council, may be elected an honorary
member at any meeting of the Society by a vote of two-thirds of the
members present and voting. Honorary members shall be exempt from
jiajang any fees, shall not be eUgible for office, and shall have no interest
in the property of the Society and no right to vote.

VI. Associate Membership i

Any person who is neither a resident of, nor has a usual place of busi- |

ness in, the City of Cambridge, Massachusetts, but is either a native, or \



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formerly had a residence or a usual place of business there for at least five
years, shall be eligible to associate membership in the Society. Nomina-
tions for such membership shall be made in ^sTiting to any member of the
Council, and the persons so nominated may be elected at any meeting of
the Council by a vote of two-thirds of the members present and voting.
Associate members shall be liable for an annual assessment of two dollars
each, payable in advance at the Annual fleeting, but shall be liable for no
other fees or assessments, and shall not be eligible for office and shall
have no interest in the property of the Society and no right to vote.

\TI. Seal

The Seal of the Society shall be: Within a circle bearing the name of
the Society and the date, 1905, a shield bearing a representation of the
Daye Printing Press and crest of two books surmounted by a Greek
lamp, •v\nth a representation of Massachusetts Hall on the dexter and a
representation of the fourth meeting-house of the First Church in Cam-
bridge on the sinister, and, underneath, a scroll bearing the words Scripta
Manent.

VIII. Officers

The officers of this corporation shall be a Council of thirteen members,
having the powers of directors, elected by the Society, and a President,
three Vice-Presidents, a Secretary with the powers of Clerk, a Treasurer,
and a Curator, elected out of the Council by the Society. All the above
officers shall be chosen by ballot at the Annual Meeting, and shall hold
office for the term of one year and until their successors shall be elected
and qualified. The Council shall have power to fill all vacancies.

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IX. President and Vice-Presidents

The President shall preside at all meetings of the Society and shall be
Chairman of the Council. In case of the death, absence, or incapacity ]
of the President, his powers shall be exercised by the Vice-Presidents, |
respectively, in the order of their election.

X. Secretary i

The Secretary shall keep the records and conduct the correspondence
of the Society and of the Council. He shall give to each member of the



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Society WTitten notice of its meetings. He shall also present a written
report of the year at each Annual Meeting.

XI. Treasurer

The Treasurer shall have charge of the funds and securities, and shall
keep in proper books the accounts, of the corporation. He shall receive
and collect all fees and other dues owing to it, and all donations and
testamentary gifts made to it. He shall make all investments and dis-
bursements of its funds, but only with the approval of the Council. He
shall give the Society a bond, in amount and with sureties satisfactory to
the Council, conditioned for the proper performance of his duties. He
shall make a written report at each Annual Meeting. Such report shall
be audited prior to the Annual Meeting by one or more auditors appointed
by the Council.

XII. Curator

The Curator shall have charge, under the direction of the Council, of
all Books, Manuscripts, and other Memorials of the Society, except the
records and books kept by the Secretary and Treasurer. He shall present
a written report at each Annual Meeting.

XIII. Council

The Council shall have the general management of the property and
affairs of the Society, shall arrange for its meetings, and shall present for
election from time to time the names of persons deemed qualified for honor-
ary membership. The Council shall present a written report of the year
at each Annual Meeting.

XIV. Meetings

The Annual Meeting shall be held on the fourth Tuesday in January
in each year. Other regular meetings shall be held on the fourth Tuesdays
of April and October of each year, unless the President otherwise directs.
Special meetings may be called by the President or by the Council.

XV. Quorum

At meetings of the Society ten members, and at meetings of the Council
four members, shall constitute a quorum.



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XVI. Fees

The fee of initiation shall be two dollars. There shall also be an annual
assessment of three dollars, payable in advance at the Annual Meeting;
but any Regular Member shall be exempted from the annual payment if
at any time after his admission he shall pay into the Treasury Fifty
Dollars in addition to his previous payments; and any Associate Member
shall be similarly exempted on payment of Twenty-five Dollars. All com-
mutations shall be and remain permenently funded, the interest only to
be used for current expenses.



XVII. Resignation of Membership

All resignations of membership must be in WTiting, pro\'ided, however,
that failure to pay the annual assessment within six months after the
Annual Meeting may, in the discretion of the Council, be considered a
resignation of membership.



XVIII. Dissolution

■ If at any time the active membership falls below ten, this Society may
be dissolved at the -^Titten request of three members, according to the
laws and statutes of this Commonwealth.



XIX. Disposition of Property upon Dissolution

Upon dissolution of the Society, all its collections and other property
shall pass to the President and Fellows of Harvard College, in trust for
the following purposes, to wit :

1. To place all the books and manuscripts of the Society in the Uni-
versity Library so that they shall at all times be accessible for consulta-
tion and study.

2. To place the other collections of the Society in some building where
they will be safe and accessible, so far as possible; or if they cannot do so,
to transfer such other collections to the Cambridge Public Library, the
Massachusetts Historical Society, or such other fit educational institu-
tion as will hold them in trust for the citizens of Cambridge.

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then the property of the Society upon its dissolution shall pass on the
same terms to the City of Cambridge, to be administered by the trustees
of the Cambridge Public Library.

XX. Amendment of By-Laws

These By-Laws may be amended at any meeting by a vote of two-
thirds of the members present and voting, provided that the substance
of the proposed amendment shall have been inserted in the call for such
meeting.



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