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HONORARY AND CORRESPONDING
ELECTED UNDER THE ORIGINAL ACT OF INCORPORATION, 1794.
IN THE ORDER OF THEIR ELECTION.
This List is believed to contain the Names of all the Honorary and Corresponding Members, elected as above, now living.
Benjamin Silliman, LL.D.
Rev. Eliphalet Nott, D.D.
Frederic von Adelung.
Don Manuel Moreno, M.D.
Erastus Smith, Esq.
John Disney, Esq.
Rev. Francis Lister Hawks, DD.
John Winthrop, Esq.
Joaquim José Da Costa de Macedo.
Hon. David L. Swain, LL.D.
Sir Archibald Alison, Bt., D.C.L.
Thomas C. Grattan, Esq.
E. George Squier, Esq.
Miss Frances Manwaring Caulkins.
J. Hammond Trumbull, Esq.
Hon. William Willis, A.M.
John Carter Brown, A.M.
Rt. Rev. Samuel Wilberforce, D.D.
Hon. William C. Rives.
Hon. Peter Force.
Hon. John R. Bartlett, A.M.
G. P. Faribault, Esq.
MASSACHUSETTS HISTORICAL SOCIETY.
ANNUAL MEETING, APRIL 8, 1858.
HE SOCIETY held their annual meeting, April 8, 1858, at their rooms in Tremont Street, Boston; the President, Hon. ROBERT C. WINTHROP, in the chair.
The Librarian communicated donations from the City of Boston; the Howard Association, Norfolk, Va.; the Maryland Historical Society; the Nashville Chamber of Commerce; the New-York State Agricultural Society; General J. Watts De Peyster; Rev. William B. Sprague, D.D.; John E. Ward, Esq.; Benjamin R. Winthrop, Esq.; William Winthrop, Esq.; C. C. Haven, Esq.; S. F. Barstow, Esq.; Hon. S. H. Walley; George Gardner, Esq.; Rev. J. A. Vinton; Messrs. Bangs Brothers and Co.; and S. S. and W. Wood; also from Messrs. Bowditch, Hedge, Robbins, Savage, Sibley, and Wheatland, of the Society.
The Corresponding Secretary communicated a correspondence between himself and the Executive of Penn
sylvania; also a letter of acceptance from Hon. Stephen Salisbury, of Worcester.
The President announced the publication of a new volume of the Society's Collections; being vol. iv. of the Fourth Series. Whereupon, on motion of Mr. ADAMS, it was voted,
That the thanks of the Society be given to the Hon. Richard Frothingham, jun., and the gentlemen associated with him on the Publishing Committee, for their valuable and highly satisfactory services in the preparation and publication of the volume which they have this day added to the Society's Collections.
The President communicated a letter from Leverett Saltonstall, Esq., accompanying and presenting to the Society a highly finished portrait of his ancestor, Sir Richard Saltonstall, copied from an original by Rembrandt, painted in 1644, - a gift of Charles Sanders, Esq.
Mr. Saltonstall's letter was as follows:
To the Hon. R. C. WINTHROP,
BOSTON, April 7, 1858.
President of the Massachusetts Historical Society.
MY DEAR SIR, -I have sent to the rooms of the Massachusetts Historical Society, at the request of my uncle, Mr. Charles Sanders of Cambridge, a copy of the portrait of Sir Richard Saltonstall.
The original portrait, painted by Rembrandt in the year 1644 (Sir Richard being ambassador to Holland at the time), is a most admirable work of art. He was, as you are aware, the first-named associate of the six original patentees of Massachusetts; one of the first assistants; and with Viscount Say and Seal, Lord Brooke, and others, was one of the patentees