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Picture of niece and grand nieces of Bishop Du Bourg. Mr. Gaspar Cusachs—loaned:
Napoleon medal presented by Gen. Bertrand to Cap
tain Barnett, with twig and stone taken from tomb
of Napoleon at St. Helena.
terest. Misses Abadie:
Sword and stilletto used by Col. Edwin Boyd Jackson
at Battle of New Orleans, 1815. N. Y. Historical Society, through Mr. Hart:
Fac simile reproductions of letters of Gov. Claiborne,
Andrew Jackson, General Wilkinson; memorial to
New Orleans, 1814, view of Battle of New Orleans. American Jewish Hist. Soc., through Mr. Hart-loaned:
Biography Judah Touro, German, and Biographical
sketch of Judah Touro and Judah P. Benjamin. Mrs. W. W. Wallis :
Old magazines and invitations: Col. H. de la Vergne:
Crayon portrait of Col. Hughes de la Vergne. Crayon portrait of Col. Jules de la Vergne. Crayon portrait of Gustavus Schmidt.
Crayon portrait of Charles E. Schmidt. Judge R. Marr:
Diploma of R. M. Marr, Nashville University, 1838,
autog. of And. J. Jackson.
“Recollections of the Great West,” book by Howe. Mr. R. C. Ballard Thurston, Louisville:
George Washington hatchet made of cherry tree wood
from home of George Washington, Wakefield, Va. Mr. Alf. Hennen Morris, through Mr. Hart:
Picture of “Retreat." Mrs. C. Coutourie-loaned:
Scarf, sword, pistol and holster and leather belt of A.
de Armas, Civil War.
Portrait of Mrj. Alex. La Branche.
Seal given by And. Jackson to Mr. Brand; lock of And.
Jackson's hair mounted in gold case; four letters by
And. Jackson, Mrs. Jackson and Gen. Morgan. Mrs. E. N. Moore, through Mrs. Werlein—loaned:
Silver mounted target rifle used by R. P. Bowie, 1815,
flint lock. J. B. Pelletier:
Flagstaff and remnants of flag used in Battle of New
Orleans; portrait in oil of General Jackson; 2 rosters of troops which took part in Battle of New Orleans
and a Jackson letter. Mrs. Wm. Preston Johnson-loaned:
Three cotton bedspreads made by Acadian weavers. Silouette of Dudley Avery, veteran under Gen. Phile
men Thomas in Battle of New Orleans. Miss Margaret Ker Texada, Boyce, La.:
Photograph of Caroline Ker. Mr. Stanley Arthur:
Letter from Jackson's headquarters to Drs. Herman
and Spencer, 1815.
Badge, Jackson celebration, 1815.
Commission of John Mitchel by Derbigny, 1829.
Sword of Adj. John Nixon, 1815.
of New Orleans. Grateful acknowledgment has been made in the name of the Society to each of these contributors, for their courtesy.
On January 9th the portrait of Prof. Alcee Fortier, former president of the Society was unveiled with appropriate ceremonies and now hangs upon the wall in the meetingroom.
The office work performed by the Secretary has been as follows: 7,000 notices sent out to members and others announcing the meetings and lectures of the society; 225 business letters received and replied to; 98 notices sent to new members announcing their election; 179 publications sent out to various exchanges; 2,200 envelopes addressed for committees on account of Battle of New Orleans Centennial Cebebration; 4 half-tone cuts were loaned to the Catholic Home Annual, New York, and sixteen cuts to local and New York periodicals.
During the Summer a hand addressograph machine was purchased by the society and a complete set of plates prepared of the names and addresses of the members of the Society. A complete revision was also made of the membership list of the Society, making it accurate and up-to-date. Any further change in the postoffice address of any member should be promptly reported to the corresponding secretary. Respectfully submitted,