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CONSTITUTION.

I.

The name of this society shall be The American Historical Association.

II.

Its object shall be the promotion of historical studies.

III.

Any person approved by the executive council may become a member by paying three dollars; and after the first year may continue a member by paying an annual fee of three dollars. On payment of fifty dollars any person may become a life member exempt from fees. Persons not residents in the United States may be elected as honorary members, and be exempt from the payment of fees.

IV.

The officers shall be a president, two vice-presidents, a secretary, an assistant secretary, a curator, a treasurer, and an executive council consisting of the foregoing officers and of four other members elected by the association, with the expresidents of the association. These officers shall be elected by ballot at each regular annual meeting of the association.

V.

The executive council shall have charge of the general interests of the association, including the election of members, the calling of meetings, the selection of papers to be read, and the determination of what papers shall be published.

VI.

This constitution may be amended at any annual meeting, notice of such amendment having been given at the previous annual meeting, or the proposed amendment having received the approval of the executive council.

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AMERICAN HISTORICAL ASSOCIATION.
Organized at Saratoga, N. Y., September 10, 1884.

OFFICERS FOR 1895.

President:
Hon. GEORGE F. HOAR,

Worcester, Ma88.

Vice-Presidents:
Rev. RICHARD S. STORRS, D. D.,

Brooklyn, N. Y.

Dr. JAMES SCHOULER,
Professor in the Boston University, Massachusetts.

Secretary:
HERBERT B. ADAMS, Ph. D., LL. D.,
Professor of History, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Md.

Assistant Secretary and Curator:

A. HOWARD CLARK.
Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.

Treasurer:
CLARENCE WINTHROP BOWEN, Ph. D.,

130 Fulton street, New York.

Executive Council:
(In addition to the above-nained officers.)
Hon. ANDREW D. WHITE, LL. D., L. H. D.,

Ithaca, N. Y.
JUSTIN WINSOR, LL. D.,

Cambridge, Mass.
CHARLES KENDALL ADAMS, LL. D.,
President Wisconsin University, Madison.
Hon. WILLIAM WIRT HENRY,

Richmond, Ta.
JAMES B. ANGELL, LL. D.,
President of the University of Michigan.

HENRY ADAMS,

Washington, D. C. G. BROWN GOODE, Ph.D., LL. D., Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, in charge of the

National Museum.

GEORGE B. ADAMS,
Professor of History, Yale Unirersity.
Hon. THEODORE ROOSEVELT,

New York City, N. Y.
Hon. J. L. M. CURRY,
Washington, D. C.

CONTENTS,

Page.

1. Report of Proceedings of Tenth Annual Meeting, in

Washington, D. C., December 26-28, 1894, by Her-

bert B. Adams, secretary...

II. The Tendency of History, by Henry Adams, president of

the Association.

III, Rise of Imperial Federalism (abstract), by Prof. George

B. Adams....

IV. The Historical Work of Prof. Herbert Tuttle, by Prof.

Herbert B. Adams...

V. Turning Points in the Civil War, by Dr. Rossiter

Johnson.....

VI. Tributes to Hamilton Fish, Hon. Johu Jay, Hon. Robert

C. Winthrop, and others, by Gen. James Grant Wilson.

VII. The Tejas: Their Habits, Government, and Supersti-

tions, by Mrs. Lee C. Iarby..

VIII, Why Coronado Went to New Mexico in 1510, by George

Parker Winship ..

IX. The Casa de Contratacion of Seville, by Prof. Bernard

Moses

X. Some European Modifications of the Jury System, by

Dr. Walter B. Scaife.....

XI. The Regulators of North Carolina (1765–1771), by Prof.

John S. Bassett..

XII. A Chapter in the Life of Charles Robinson, the First

Governor of Kansas, by Prof. Frank W. Blackmar....

XIII. The Continental Congress, by Dr. Herbert Friedenwald.

XIV. The Labor Movement in English Politics, by Edward

Porritt...

XV. The Organization of the first Committee of Public

Safety, by Prof. Henry E. Bourne.....

XVI. The Quebec Act and the American Revolution, by Victor

Coffin

X XVII. The Historical Archives of tho State Department, by

Andrew Hussey Allen ....

XVIII. Appeals from Colonial Courts to the King in Council,

with special reference to Rhode Island, by Harole D.

Hazeltino

XIX. Rhode Island and the Impost of 1781, by Frank Greene

Bates....

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