The first session of the Society was called to order at 10 o’clock a. m., Tuesday, December 28, in the lecture hall of the Department of Geology, University Museum, Cambridge, Mass., by Vice-President Adams, who, after a few fitting words with reference to the absent President, announced that the submission of the Council Report would necessarily be deferred, since it had not yet been received from the printers.
Nominations for the Auditing Committee to examine and report upon the Treasurer’s books and vouchers and the securities in his custody were then called for. F. L. Ransome, H. Ries, and S. F. Emmons were nominated and duly elected as this committee.
The declaration of the votes for officers for 1910, for Fellows, and for Correspondents being next in order, the Secretary announced the election in due . . .