Proceedings of the Sixth Annual Meeting of the NHA1900

Proceedings of the 1900 Annual Meeting


  • President’s Address (p. 2)
  • Secretary’s Report (p. 4)
  • Curator’s Report (p. 5)
  • Treasurer’s Report (p. 6)
  • “Recollections as a Source of History” by Myron S. Dudley (p. 8)
  • “The Vision of Capt. Charles Barnard, a Whale Fisher of Nantucket, November 21, 1772” by W.D. Ballenger, M.D. (p. 10)
  • “Letter of Seward Beard, a Friend, and a Descendant of the Macys, also of other Nantucket Families” by Mrs. W.D. Ballenger (p. 12)
  • “Letter of Jonathan Belcher to George Bunker of Nantucket” by Myron S. Dudley (p. 12)
  • “Historical and Genealogical Notes” by Myron S. Dudley (p. 14)
  • “An Ancient School Bill” (p. 16)
  • Officers and Council for 1900–1901 (p. 16)

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