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STATE HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF WISCONSIN.

FORTY-FIRST ANNUAL MEETING. The forty first annual meeting of the State Historical Society of Wisconsin was held in its rooms in the Capitol, Thursday evening, December 14, 1893.

President Johnston took the chair at 7:35 o'clock, and briefly spoke concerning the satisfactory progress of the Society.

FINANCIAL REPORTS. Chairman Morris, from the auditing committee (Messrs. Morris, Carpenter, Ramsay and Steensland), reported inal said committee had examined and approved the report o Corresponding Secretary Thwaites, of expenditures from the general fund for the year ending November 30, 1893, the vouchers therefor having been deposited with the governor according to law. The committee also reported having favorably passed upon that officer's expenditures from the income of the binding fund during 1893. [See Appendix, A].

Mr. Morris, from the committee on finance (Messrs. Morris, Ramsay and Burrows), presented the report of his committee, approving the annual report of Treasurer Proudfir, both of which reports were duly adopted. [See Appendix, B. and C.]

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE'S REPORT. Corresponding Secretary Thwaites, in behalf of the executive committee, presented its annual report, which was adopted. [See Appendix, D.]

OFFICERS ELECTED. Messrs. Oakley, Raymer, Burrows, Hutchinson, and Thwaites were appointed a committee on the nomination

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Frontispiece.

Photo. by F. W. Curtiss, Dec., 1893. A CORNER IN THE WISCONSIN HISTORICAL SOCIETY'S LIBRARY.

OF THE

State Historical Society of Wisconsin

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AT ITS

FORTY-FIRST ANNUAL MEETING

HELD DECEMBER 14, 1893

WITI FISCAL REPORTS; THE ANNUAL REPORT OF THE EXECUTIVE COMMIT

TEE; AND THE FOLLOWING ADDRESSES

PREHISTORIC POTTERY – MIDDLE MISSISSIPPI VALLEY,

BY JAMES DAVIE BUTLER

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE FRONTIER IN AMERICAN History,

BY FREDERICK JACKSON TURNER A BRIEF HISTORY OF THE ELECTIVE FRANCHISE IN Wisconsin,

By FLORENCE ELIZABETH BAKER THE FINANCIAL HISTORY OF WISCONSIN TERRITORY,

BY MATTHEW BROWN HAMMOND

COPPER CURRENCY IN LOUISIANA IN COLONIAL TIMES (1721-1726),

By G. DEVRON

Published According to Law

MADISON, WISCONSIN
DEMOCRAT PRINTING COMPANY, STATE PRINTER

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