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president's Clbbress. To the Members of the Connecticut Historical
Society: Taking the chair in January last after your election of me
to fill out the unexpired term of office of our late distinguished
and honored President, I expressed my sense of the honor bestowed
upon me and my hope that I might be able, with your indulgence, to
further the welfare of the Society. I venture to-day to repeat the
assurance and to ask your generous judgment of this my short period
of service. Obituary. The Society met with a loss in the death of
its only surviving ex-President, Henry Barnard, I/L. D.( on the 5th
of July last. He became a member in May, 1839, at the
reorganization of the Society, and was its President from 1854 to
1860. On the igth of Odlober occurred the death of Charles Jeremy
Hoadly, 1,1,. D., a member since November, 1854, and President
since 1894. The public journals contained full accounts of the
lives and public services of these eminent men, and minutes adopted
by the Society testified to our appreciation of them as historical
scholars and leaders in historical studies. With your consent,
these minutes shall be published with this address. Ten other
resident members of the Society have died during the year just
closed: Melancthon Storrs, M. D., an eminent physician and surgeon
of Hartford, a member since May, 1883, on the gth of June; Elisha
Turner, of Torrington, who will be long remembered for his
generosity to his fellow-citizens, a member since May, 1891, on the
I4th of September; Charles Dudley Warner, LL. D., a resident of
Hartford, but well known everywhere as a man of letters and a
public- minded citizen, a member since January, 1862, on the 2oth
of Odtober; Miss Susan Maria Welles, of Hartford, a member since
November, 1892, on the is...
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