Proceedings of the Fourth Annual Meeting of the NHA1898

Proceedings of the 1898 Annual Meeting


  • Recording Secretary’s Report (p. 2)
  • Corresponding Secretary’s Report (p. 4)
  • Curator’s Report (p. 4)
  • Treasurer’s Report (p. 5)
  • President Mitchell’s Address (p. 5)
  • Officers Elected for 1898–9 (p. 6)
  • House and Private Signals of Nantucket Whale-ships (p. 6)
  • “Silk Industry in Nantucket” by Rev. Myron S. Dudley (p. 7)
  • “The Site of the Peter Folger House” by Rev. Myron S. Dudley (p. 8)
  • “Historical and Genealogical Notes in Regard to the Early Settlers” by Rev. Myron S. Dudley (p. 9)

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