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L. Harrison, Jr., and Mr. Winthrop Chanler.

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For the Editorial Committee, the Nominating Com-
mittee recommends Mr. George Bird Grinnell and Mr.
Theodore Roosevelt.

All of which is respectfully submitted.

CHARLES STEWART DAVISON,
BAYARD DOMINICK, JR.,
WILLIAM REDMOND CROSS.



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REPORT OF THE TREASURER
FROM FEBRUARY i, 1912, TO FEBRUARY i, 1913.

Balance in bank, February i, 1912 $2,133.9?

1912 Annual Dues $1,000.00

1912 Initiation Fees 100.00

Subscriptions to date to Special
Fund for the Preservation of
wild life in North America.. 3,760.00

4,860.00



$6,993-97
Disbursements :

Rent to February I, 1913 $507.00

Printing, etc 418.95

Storage on B. & C. Club box. . 3.00
Refreshments, meeting April,

1911 9-35

Bookcase 12-74

Washington dinner in May,

1912, cost for 12 guests. . . . 78.00

Typewriting, telephone calls,

clerical work, postage, etc.. . 191.32

Operator, screen and lantern,

meeting of December 17.... 10.00

Bank exchange i .41

1,231.77

Balance . $5,762.20



REPORT OF AUDITING COMMITTEE
February 20, 1913.

This is to certify that we have examined the account of the
Treasurer of the Boone and Crockett Club attached hereto,
and find the same correct; that all the expenditures are
proper, and that the balance is as stated.



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CONSTITUTION

FOUNDED DECEMBER, 1887

Article I.

This Club shall be known as the Boone and Crockett
Club.

Article II.

The object of the Club shall be :

1. To promote manly sport with the rifle.

2. To promote travel and exploration in the wild
and unknown, or but partially known, portions of the
country.

3. To work for the preservation of the large game
of this country, and, so far as possible, to further
legislation for that purpose, and to assist in enforcing
the existing laws.

4. To promote inquiry into, and to record observa-
tions on, the habits and natural history of the various
wild animals.

5. To bring about among the members the inter-
change of opinions and ideas on hunting, travel and
exploration; on the various kinds of hunting rifles;
on the haunts of game animals, etc.

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Article III.

No one shall be eligible for Regular Membership
who shall not have killed with the rifle, in fair chase,
by still-hunting or otherwise, at least one adult male
individual of each of three of the various species of
American large game.

Article IV.

Under the head of American large game are in-
cluded the following animals: Black bear, grizzly
bear, brown bear, polar bear, buffalo (bison), moun-
tain sheep, woodland caribou, barren ground caribou,
cougar, musk-ox, white goat, elk (wapiti), pronghorn
antelope, moose, Virginia deer, mule deer, and Colum-
bia black-tail deer.

Article V.

The term fair chase shall not be held to include kill-
ing bear or cougar in traps, or crusting moose, elk, or
deer in deep snow, or calling, jacking, or killing them
from a boat while swimming, or any method other
than fair stalking or still-hunting.

Article VI.

This Club shall consist of not more than one hun-
dred regular members, and of such Associate and
Honorary members as may be elected by the Execu-
tive Committee. Associate members shall be chosen

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from those who by their furtherance of the objects
of the Club, or general qualifications, shall recommend
themselves to the Executive Committee; but except,
for special reasons satisfactory to the Executive Com-
mittee, no one eligible to Regular Membership shall
be elected to Associate Membership. Associate and
Honorary members shall be exempt from dues and
initiation fees, and shall not be entitled to vote.



Article VII.

The officers of the Club shall be a President, five
Vice-Presidents, a Secretary, and a Treasurer, all of
whom shall be elected annually. There shall also be
an Executive Committee, consisting of six members,
holding office for three years, the terms of two of
whom shall expire each year. The President, the Sec-
retary, and the Treasurer shall be ex-ofhcio members
of the Executive Committee.



Article VIII.

The Executive Committee shall constitute the Com-
mittee on Admissions. The Committee on Admissions
may recommend for regular membership, by unani-
mous vote of its members present at any meeting, any
person who is qualified under the foregoing articles of
this Constitution. Candidates thus recommended shall
be voted on by the Club at large. Six blackballs shall
exclude, and at least one-third of the members must
vote in the affirmative to elect.

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Article IX.

The entrance fee for regular members shall be
twenty-five dollars. The annual dues of regular mem-
bers shall be ten dollars, and shall be payable on
February 1st of each year. Any member who shall
fail to pay his dues on or before August 1st follow-
ing shall thereupon cease to be a member of the Club.
But the Executive Committee, in its discretion, shall
have power to reinstate such member.

Article X.

The use of steel traps, the making of large bags,
the killing of game while swimming in water, or
helpless in deep snow, and the unnecessary killing of
the females or young of any species of ruminant, shall
be deemed offenses. Any member who shall commit
such offenses may be suspended, or expelled from the
Club by unanimous vote of the Executive Committee.

Article XL

The officers of the Club shall be elected for the en-
suing year at the annual meeting.

Article XII.

This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds
vote of the members present at any annual meeting
of the Club, provided that notice of the proposed
amendment shall have been mailed, by the Secretary,
to each member of the Club, at least two weeks before
said meeting.

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RULES OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

REGARDING PROPOSALS FOR

MEMBERSHIP

1. Candidates must be proposed and seconded in
writing by two members of the Club.

2. Letters concerning each candidate must be ad-
dressed to the Executive Committee by at least two
members, other than the proposer and seconder.

3. No candidate for regular membership shall be
proposed, seconded or endorsed by any member of
the Committee on Admissions.

Additional information as to the admission of mem-
bers may be found in Articles III, VI, VIII and IX
of the Constitution.



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LIST OF MEMBERS
OF THE BOONE AND CROCKETT CLUB



REGULAR MEMBERS.

COPLEY AMORY, 41 Park Row, New York

JAMES W. APPLETON, Knickerbocker Club, New York

ROBERT BACON, I Park Ave., New York

DANIEL MOREAU BARRINGER, 370 Bullitt Bldg., Philadelphia, Pa.
LYMAN M. BASS, 558 Ellicott Square Bldg., Buffalo, N. Y.
FRANKLIN S. BILLINGS, Woodstock, Vt.

GEORGE BIRD, Union Club, New York

ROBERT PARKMAN BLAKE, Millis, Mass.

GEORGE BLEISTEIN, 438 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, N. Y.

WILLIAM J. BOARDMAN, 1801 P St., N.W., Washington, D. C.
WILLIAM B. BOGERT, 306 Postal Telegraph Bldg., Chicago, 111.
ADMIRAL WILLARD H. BROWNSON, 1751 N St., N. W.,

Washington, D. C

EDWARD F. BURKE, Maryland Club, Baltimore, Md.

JOHN LAMBERT CADWALADER, 40 Wall St., New York

ROYAL PHELPS CARROLL, 319 Fifth Ave., New York

HON. WILLIAM ASTOR CHANLER, Knickerbocker Club,

New York

WINTHROP CHANLER, 32 Liberty St., New York

C. ARTHUR COMSTOCK, 40 Exchange PI., New York

FRANK C. CROCKER, Hill City, South Dakota

WILLIAM REDMOND CROSS, 33 Pine St., New York

CHARLES P. CURTIS, Ames Building, Boston, Mass.

DR. PAUL J. DASHIELL, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, Md.
MORGAN DAVIS, 45 Wall St., New York

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CHAS. STEWART DAVISON, University Club, New York

CHARLES DEERING, 9 West 52d St., New York

H. CASIMIR DE RHAM, 960 Park Ave., New York

WALTER B. DEVEREUX, 60 Broadway, New York

BAYARD DOMINICK, JR., 115 Broadway, New York

DR. WILLIAM K. DRAPER, 121 East 36th St., New York

J. COLEMAN DRAYTON, 829 Park Ave., New York

MAJOR ROBERT TEMPLE EMMET, Ashfield, Mass.

MAXWELL EVARTS, 165 Broadway, New York

ROBERT H. MUNRO-FERGUSON, Cat Canon,

Silver City, New Mexico

JOHN G. FOLLANSBEE, Union Club, New York

DR. W. H. FURNESS, 30, Wallingford, Delaware Co., Pa.

DEFOREST GRANT, 22 East 49th St., New York

MADISON GRANT, 22 East 49th St., New York

HENRY G. GRAY, 49 Wall St., New York

JOSEPH C. GREW, Department of State, Washington, D. G
GEORGE BIRD GRINNELL, 238 East i5th St., New York

WILLIAM MILNE GRINNELL, 21 West 3ist St., New York

ARNOLD HAGUE, 1724 I St., N. W., Washington, D. C.

HOWARD MELVILLE HANNA, 747 Fifth Ave., New York

GEORGE L. HARRISON, JR., 400 Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pa.
JOHN HOWLAND, 20 East Eager St., Baltimore, Md.

DR. WALTER B. JAMES, 17 West 54th St., New York

JAMES HATHAWAY KIDDER, in Broadway, New York

C. GRANT LA FARGE, 101 Park Ave., New York

DR. ALEXANDER LAMBERT, 36 East 3ist St., New York

TOWNSEND LAWRENCE, 319 Fifth Ave., New York

EDWARD HUBERT LITCHFIELD, 44 Wall St., New York

FRANK LYMAN, 82 Wall St., New York

GEORGE H. LYMAN, 351 Commonwealth Ave., Boston, Mass.
THEODORE LYMAN, Heath St., Brookline, Mass.

CHARLES B. MACDONALD, 71 Broadway, New York

PERCY C. MADEIRA, North American Building,

Philadelphia, Pa.

COL. HENRY MAY, 1325 K St., Washington, D. C.

DR. JOHN K. MITCHELL, 1730 Spruce St., Philadelphia, Pa.

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DR. LEWIS RUTHERFURD MORRIS, 155 W. s8th St., New York
DR. PAUL OUTERBRIDGE, 49 W. 74th St., New York

HON. BOIES PENROSE, U. S. Senate, Washington, D. C.

R. A. F. PENROSE, JR., 460 Bullitt Bldg, Philadelphia, Pa.
ROBERT FORBES PERKINS, Framingham, Mass.

HENRY CLAY PIERCE, 15 East 57th St., New York

JOHN J. PIERREPONT, I Pierrepont PI., Brooklyn, N. Y.

AMOS R. E. PINCHOT, 60 Broadway, New York

GIFFORD PINCHOT, 1615 Rhode Island Ave., Washington, D. C.
WILSON POTTER, Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia, Pa.

GEORGE D. PRATT, Pratt Institute, Ryerson St., Bklyn., N.Y.
JOHN HILL PRENTICE, 23 East 6gth St., New York

A. PHIMISTER PROCTOR, 168 East 5ist St., New York

PERCY RIVINGTON PYNE, 680 Park Ave., New York

DOUGLAS ROBINSON, 9 East 63d St., New York

ARCHIBALD ROGERS, Hyde Park-on-Hudson, N. Y.

DR. JOHN ROGERS, 102 East 3Oth St., New York

KERMIT ROOSEVELT, Brazil Railway Co., Sao Paulo, Brazil
HON. ELIHU ROOT, U. S. Senate, Washington, D. C.

BRONSON RUMSEY, 676 Ellicott Square, Buffalo, N. Y.

LAURENCE D. RUMSEY, 330 Delaware Ave., Buffalo, N. Y.
ALDEN SAMPSON, Century Club, New York

DR. LEONARD C. SANFORD, 347 Temple St., New Haven, Conn.
HON. WILLIAM CARY SANGER, Sangerfield, N. Y.

DR. JOHN L. SEWARD, 416 Main St., Orange, N. J.

CHARLES SHELDON, 140 West 57th St., New York

DR. A. DONALDSON SMITH, Kaolin, Chester Co., Pa.

DR. WILLIAM LORD SMITH, 9 Willow St., Boston, Mass.

FREDERICK M. STEPHENSON, Chicago Gub, Chicago, 111.

E. LEROY STEWART, Fishkill-on-Hudson, N. Y.

HENRY L. STIMSON, 32 Liberty St., New York

LEWIS S. THOMPSON, Red Bank, N. J.

MAJOR WILLIAM AUSTIN WADSWORTH, Geneseo, N. Y.

JAMES SIBLEY WATSON, 11 Prince St., Rochester, N. Y.

CASPAR WHITNEY, Lawrence Park, Bronxville, N. Y.

WILLIAM FITZHUGH WHITEHOUSE, 319 Fifth Ave., New York
E. P. WILBUR, JR., 515 Delaware Ave., South Bethlehem, Pa.

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GENERAL ROGER D. WILLIAMS, Lexington, Ky.

OWEN WISTER, 1004 West End Trust Bldg., Philadelphia, Pa.
J. WALTER WOOD, 31 Fifth Ave., New York

HONORARY MEMBERS.

DR. DANIEL GIRAUD ELLIOT,

American Museum of Natural History, New York
PROF. HENRY FAIRFIELD OSBORN, 850 Madison Ave., New York
COL. WILLIAM D. PICKETT, 228 Campsie PL, Lexington, Ky.
HON. THEODORE ROOSEVELT, Oyster Bay, N. Y.

ASSOCIATE MEMBERS.

DR. WILLIAM L. ABBOTT, Srinagar, Kashmir, India

CARL E. AKELEY, American Museum of Natural History,

New York
LIEUT.-COL. HENRY T. ALLEN, War Department,

Washington, D. C.
DR. J. A. ALLEN, American Museum of Natural History,

New York

BRIG.-GEN. GEORGE S. ANDERSON, University Club, New York
LIEUT.-GEN. JOHN C. BATES, 1313 Massachusetts Ave., N. W.,

Washington, D C.

HON. TRUXTON BEALE, 28 Jackson PL, Washington, D. C.
HON. D. C. BEAMAN, 732 Equitable Building, Denver, Colo.
MAJOR F. A. BOUTELLE, 335 Pioneer Bldg., Seattle, Wash.
COL. DAVID L. BRAINARD, War Department, Washington, D. C.
WILLIAM B. BRISTOW, 2 Rector St., New York

EDWARD NORTH BUXTON, Knighton, Buckhurst Hill,

Essex, England

WILLIAM B. CABOT, 447 Marlborough St., Boston, Mass.

COL. CHAS. J. CRANE, gth Infantry, Fort Thomas, Ky.

BRIG.-GEN. WM. E. DOUGHERTY, 2887 East i4th St.,

Fruitvale, Cal.
LIEUT.- COL. FRANK A. EDWARDS, American Legation,

Berne, Switzerland

JOHN STERETT GITTINGS, Ashburton, Baltimore, Md.

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GEORGE H. GOULD, P. O. Box 275, Santa Barbara, Cal.

HENRY S. GRAVES, U. S. Forest Service, Washington, D. C.
MAJOR-GEN. ADOLPHUS W. GREELY, 1914 G St., N. W.,

Washington, D C.

DR. RAMON GUITERAS, 75 West 55th St., New York

MAJOR MOSES HARRIS, 346 Broadway, New York

HENRY W. HENSHAW, Biological Survey,

Department of Agriculture, Washington, D. C.
DR. WILLIAM T. HORNADAY, N. Y. Zoological Park, N. Y.
HON. W. E. HUMPHREY, House of Representatives,

Washington, D C.

HON. JOHN F. LACEY, Oskaloosa, Iowa

COL. OSMUN LATROBE, Metropolitan Cub, New York

HON. HENRY CABOT LODGE, Nahant, Mass.

A. P. Low, Victoria Memorial Museum, Ottawa, Can.

PROF. JOHN BACH MAcM ASTER, University of Pennsylvania,

Philadelphia, Pa.

CAPT. FRANK R. McCov, War Department, Washington, D. C.
DR. C. HART MERRIAM, 1919 i6th St., Washington, D. C.

W. B. MERSHON, Saginaw, Mich.

J. CHESTON MORRIS, JR., Spring House P. O.,

Montgomery Co., Pa.

E. W. NELSON, U. S. Biological Survey, Washington, D. C.
HON. FRANCIS G. NEWLANDS, Senate Chamber,

Washington, D. C.

HON. FRANK OLIVER, 191 Somerset St., Ottawa, Canad

WILFRED H. OSGOOD, Field Museum of Natural History,

Chicago, 111.

DR. CHARLES B. PENROSE, 1720 Spruce St., Philadelphia, Pa.
HON. GEORGE C. PERKINS, Vernon Heights, Oakland, Cal.
WARBURTON PIKE. Union Club, Victoria, B. C.

MAJOR JOHN PITCHER, Edgewater, Md.

HON. W. WOODVILLE ROCK HILL, Litchfield, Conn.

JOHN E. ROOSEVELT, 46 Wall St., New York

BRIG.-GEN. HUGH LENOX SCOTT, Fort Bliss, Texas

FREDERICK COURTNEY SELOUS, Heatherside,

Worplesdon, Surrey, England
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HON. GEORGE SHIRAS, 30, Stoneleigh Court, Washington, D. C
DR. CHARLES H. TOWNSEND, N. Y. Aquarium, New York
T. S. VAN DYKE, Daggett, Cal.

HON. CHARLES D. WALCOTT, 1743 22d St., N. W.,

Washington, D C

A. BRYAN WILLIAMS. 1170 Georgia St., Vancouver, B. C.
LiEUT.-CoL. WILLIAM WOOD, 59 Grande Alice, Quebec, Can,
LIEUT.-GEN. S. B. M. YOUNG, Soldiers' Home,

Washington, D. C,



DECEASED MEMBERS.

REGULAR.

GEN. THOMAS H. BARBER.

ALBERT BIERSTADT.

HON. BENJAMIN H. BRISTOW.

ARTHUR ERWIN BROWN.

H. A. CAREY.

E. W. DAVIS.

COL. RICHARD IRVING DODGE.

JAMES T. GARDINER.

JOHN G. HECKSCHER.

COL. H. C. MCDOWELL.

MAJOR J. C. MERRILL.

DR. WILLIAM H. MERRILL.

HENRY NORCROSS MUNN.

LYMAN NICHOLS.

JAMES S. NORTON.

THOMAS PATON.

WILLIAM HALLETT PHILLIPS.

BENJAMIN W. RICHARDS.

E. P. ROGERS.

NATHANIEL PENDLETON ROGERS.

ELLIOTT ROOSEVELT.

DR. J. WEST ROOSEVELT.

DEAN SAGE.



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PHILIP SCHUYLER.

M. G. SECKENDORPF.

HON. CHARLES F. SPRAGUE,

RUTHERFURD STUYVESANT.

FRANK THOMSON.
HON. W. K. TOWNSEND.
MAJ.-GEN. WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE.
CHARLES E. WHITEHEAD.
ROBERT DUDLEY WINTHROP.

ASSOCIATE.

HON. EDWARD F. BEALE.
MAJOR CAMPBELL BROWN.
COL. JOHN MASON BROWN.
WILLIAM L. BUCHANAN.
D. H. BURNHAM.
SENATOR THOMAS H. CARTER.

A. P. GORDON-CUMMING.
HON. WADE HAMPTON.
MAJ.-GEN. W. H. JACKSON.
CAPTAIN DAVID H. JARVIS.
CLARENCE KING.

HON. JOHN W. NOBLE.
HON. REDFIELD PROCTOR.
HON. THOMAS B. REED.
HON. CARL SCHURZ.

B. C. TILGHMAN.
HON. G. G. VEST.
SAMUEL D. WARREN.

HONORARY.

JUDGE JOHN D. CATON.

FRANCIS PARKMAN.

GEN. PHILIP SHERIDAN.

GEN. WILLIAM TECUMSEH SHERMAN.

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