Session of Thursday, December 26

The Society met in the American Museum of Natural History; President James Hall in the chair, and a large number of Fellows and guests present.

The President called the Society to order at 10 40 a. m., and introduced Morris K. Jesup, Esquire, President of the American Museum of Natural History, who welcomed the Society and gave a brief statement respecting the character and purposes of the Museum, showing how closely it is related to work such as is done by the Geological Society. President Hall replied, acknowledging the courtesy of the Trustees of the Museum, and recalling some interesting facts to show the early prominence of New York as a scientific center.

The minutes of the meeting held at Toronto on August 28, 1889, were read by the Secretary and approved; after which the report of the Treasurer was read. It showed a balance . . .

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