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used in the celebration of the centennial of the Battle of Fort Moultrie (originally Fort Sullivan), and it was an object of great interest to the crowds who followed the procession through the streets of Charleston.

The story of the tyrannical measures adopted by General Meade in 1868, including the removal from office of Governor Charles J. Jenkins and the patriotic conduct of the latter in carrying away of the great seal of the State, is a familiar one. When the seal was returned by him, after the troubles were over and Georgia was “reconstructed”, a resolution was adopted by the Legislature authorizing the Governor to have made and presented to Mr. Jenkins a fac-simile, in solid gold, of the seal, and the presentation was made in July, 1873. That fac-simile was, after the death of the Governor, presented to the Georgia Historical Society by the member of his family to whom he bequeathed it, and is now in our custody. It bears the inscription : “Presented to Charles J. Jenkins by the State of Georgia”, and this legend, “In Arduis Fidelis".

The foregoing is a brief account of some of the valuables owned by the Society, and will serve to show that we have not been unmindful of the purpose for which the institution was founded.

Before closing, special mention must be made of the Society's copy of the “Journal of Proceedings in Georgia”, by William Stephens. While this work is very rare, it is seldom that a copy of the third volume can be found, but it is included in the set owned by this Library.

The Keilbach collection of postage stamps and Cerveau's plan of Savannah in 1837 are truly worthy of mention here.

Annual Report of U. P. Bavenel

Treasurer of
The Georgia Historical Society

Savannah, Ga., February 12, 1914. Balance on hand February 12, 1913..

.. $2,227.77 Note Georgia Historical Society as Trustee, Telfair

Academy. Arts and Sciences........................ 1,500.00 Certificate Chatham Real Estate & Improvement Co..... 200.00 Interest on above, deposited Savings Department Chatham Real Estate and Improvement Co........

8.86 Cash from Wm. Harden, Librarian, sale of books....

6.00 Interest earned in Savannah Trust Co..........

55.45 Dues from 90 members 1913 ......

........................ 900.00 Amount added to check for discount not used...,

.10 Dues from 10 members 1912.......

100.00 Dues from 1 member one-half year 1912......

5.00 Dues from 4 members (men) 1914.....

40.00 Dues from 7 members (women) 1914.......

35.00

...............

$5,078.18

DISBURSEMENTS. Discount on checks ....

.........................$ Paid Wm. Harden (stamps), Voucher 1...... Paid Morning News, Voucher 2.......

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Paid Morning News, Voucher 3..........
Paid Morning News. Voucher 4.......
Paid Wm. Harden (stamps). Voucher 5...
Paid Morning News, Voucher 6..........
Paid Lewis Publishing Co., Voucher 7.....
Paid D. V. Lebey, Com., Vouchers 8, 9, 10....
Paid Treasurer's Salary, Voucher 11....
Paid Treasurer (stamps). Voucher 12.
Paid Charles Ellis. Chairman, Voucher 13.....
Paid Com'l Litho. & ptg. Co., Voucher 14....
Paid Morning News, Voucher 15.............

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.85 18.00 770.80

11.50 951.60

27.00 159.78 25.00 21.00 100.00

3.00 4.88 16.25 12.58

$2,955.94

Deduct loan to Trustees Telfair Academy.... $1,500.00
Deduct Certificate Chat. R. E. & I. Co........ 200.00
Deduct Deposit Savings Dept. C. R. E. & I. Co. 8.86

$1,708.86

Amount Cash in Savannah Trust Co................$1.247.08

T. P. RAVENEL, Treasurer. Examined and found correct:

H. C. CUNNINGHAM. Chairman Finance Committee.

Report of T. P. Ravenel

Secretary of
The Georgia Historical Society

February 12, 1914.

At Annual Report February 12, 1913, the membership of the Society was :

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The following changes have taken place during the past year.

The Society has gained by electing 62 active members, and one corresponding member has been added.

Two active members have been dropped for non-payment of dues and four active members have resigned.

The Society now has the following:

152

Active....................
Life.............

.....
Honorary........
Corresponding......

10

171

T. P. Ravenel.

Annual Report

The Telfair Academy of Arts and Sciences

In account with William Harden, Treas. 1913 Feb. 1. Balance on hand.......

....$ 2,046.46 RECEIPTS:

..........

..............

120.00

Miss Bradle:...

Dividends Augusta & Savannah Ry. Co........ 5,000.00
Sale of Gwinnett autograph......

2,800.00 Tickets sold .....

130.00 Catalogues sold ...

42.40 Interest on deposits..............

63.47
DISBURSEMENTS:
Pd. Salaries:

Mr. Melchers.... $1 000.00
Treasurer

Bradley.... 300.00
Janitor .......... 420.00—$ 1,840.00
Repairs .........

1.228.18
Fuel ..

179.50
...................
Sundries

181.27
Supplies ..

127.22 Telephone ......

39.96 Printing ......

29.75 Water Rent...

22.96 Express Charg

26.37 Labor

14.45 Light

12.00 Insurance

8.75 1914 Feb. 1. Balance on hand.........

6,371.92

$10,082.33— $10,082.33 Savannah, Ga., 1st February, 1914.

Wm. Harden,

Treas'r.

Bibliography

The Georgia Historical Society

Collections of the Georgia Historical Society.

Vol. I. Savannah, 1840. 8vo, pp. xii, 307, (1). Contents: Introduction. Oration before the Society at the celebration of their first anniversary, February 12, 1840, by W. Law; New and Accurate Account of the Provinces of South Carolina and Georgia (by J. Oglethorpe), London, 1733; A Voyage to Georgia, 1735, by F. Moore, London, 1744; An Impartial Inquiry into the State and Utility of the Province of Georgia (by B. Martyn), London, 1741; Reasons for Establishing the Colony of Georgia, with regard to the Trade of Great Britain (etc.), with Some Account of the Country, and the Designs of the Trustees (by B. Martyn), London, 1733; Sketch of the Life of Gen.

James Oglethorpe, by Thomas Spalding. Collections of the Georgia Historical Society.

Vol. II. Savannah, 1842. 8vo, pp. (6) 336. Contents: Introduction. Discourse before the Society at their second anniversary, February 12, 1841, (by W. B. Stevens); A New Voyage to Georgia, by a Young Gentleman, 2d ed., London, 1737; A State of the Province of Georgia, attested upon oath in the Court of Savannah, November 10, 1740, (by William Stephens), London, 1740; A Brief Account of the Causes that have Retarded the Progress of the Colony of Georgia, by P. Tailfer, H. Anderson, D. Douglas, Charleston, 1741; An Account Showing the Progress

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