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ADMINISTRATION.

To conduct the affairs of the Association there shall be annually elected a President, fifteen Vice-Presidents, a Treasurer, SubTreasurer, two Honorary Secretaries, and eighteen other Associates, all of whom shall constitute the Council, and two Auditors without seats in the Council.

The past Presidents shall be ex officio Vice-Presidents for life, with the same status and privileges as the elected Vice-Presidents, and take precedence in the order of service.

ELECTION OF OFFICERS AND COUNCIL.

1. The President, Vice-Presidents, members of Council, and Officers, shall be elected at the Annual General Meeting, to be held on the first Wednesday in May in each year. Such election shall be conducted by ballot, which shall continue open during at least one hour. A majority of votes shall determine the election. Every Associate balloting shall deliver his name to the Chairman, and afterwards put his list, filled up, into the balloting box. The presiding officer shall nominate two Scrutators, who, with one or more of the Secretaries, shall examine the lists and report thereon to the General Meeting.

2. If any member of the Council, elected at the Annual General Meeting, shall not have attended three meetings of the Council, at least, during the current session, the Council shall, at their meeting held next before the Annual Meeting, by a majority of votes of the members present, recommend whether it is desirable that such member shall be eligible for re-election or not, and such recommendation shall be submitted to the Annual Meeting on the ballot papers.

CHAIRMAN OF MEETINGS.

1. The President, when present, shall take the chair at all meetings of the Association. He shall regulate the discussions and enforce the laws of the Association.

2. In the absence of the President, the chair shall be taken by the Treasurer, or by the senior or only Vice-President present, and willing to preside; or in default, by the senior elected Member of Council or some officer present.

3. The Chairman shall, in addition to his own vote, have a casting vote when the suffrages are equal.

THE TREASURER.

The Treasurer shall hold the finances of the Association, discharge all debts previously presented to and approved of by the Council, and shall make up his accounts to the 31st of December

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in each year, and having had his accounts audited he shall lay them before the Annual Meeting. Two-thirds of the life-subscriptions received by him shall be invested in such security as the Council may approve.

THE SECRETARIES.

The Secretaries shall attend all meetings of the Association transmit notices to the Members, and read the letters and papers communicated to the Association. The notices of meetings of the Council shall state the business to be transacted, including the names of any candidates for the office of Vice-President or Members of Council, but not the names of proposed Associates or Honorary Correspondents.

THE COUNCIL.

1. The Council shall superintend and regulate the proceedings of the Association, and elect the Associates; whose names, when elected, are to be read over at the ordinary meetings.

2. The Council shall meet on the days on which the ordinary meetings of the Association are held, or as often as the business of the Association shall require, and five members shall be a quoruin.

3. An extraordinary meeting of the Council may be held at any time by order of the President, or by a requisition signed by five of its members, stating the purpose thereof, addressed to the Secretaries, who shall issue notices of such meeting to every member.

4. The Council shall fill up any vacancy that may occur in any of the offices or among its own members, notice of proposed election being given at the immediately preceding Council meeting

5. The Council shall submit a report of its proceedings to the Annual Meeting

PROCEEDINGS OF THE ASSOCIATION.

1. The ordinary meetings of the Association shall be held on the first and third Wednesdays in November, the first Wednesday in December, the third Wednesday in January, the first and third Wednesdays in the months from February to April inclusive, the third Wednesday in May, and the first Wednesday in June, at 8 o'clock in the evening precisely, for the purpose of inspecting and conversing upon the various objects of antiquity transmitted to the Association, and such other business as the Council may appoint.

The Annual General Meeting of the Association shall be held on the first Wednesday in May in each year, at 4.30 P.M. precisely at which the President, Vice-Presidents, and officers of the Association shall be elected, and such other business shall be conducted as may be deemed advisable for the well-being of the Association; but none of the rules of the Association shall be repealed or altered unless twenty-eight days' notice of intention to propose such repeal or alteration shall have been given to the Secretaries, and they shall have notified the same to the Members of the Council at their meeting held next after receipt of the notice.

2. An extraordinary general meeting of the Association may at any time be convened by order of the President, or by a requisition signed by twenty Associates, stating the object of the proposed meeting, addressed to the Secretaries, who shall issue notices accordingly, stating therein the object for which the meeting is called.

3. A General Public Meeting or Congress shall be held annually in such town or place in the United Kingdom, at such time and for such period as shall be considered most advisable by the Council, to which Associates, Correspondents, and others, shall be admitted by ticket, upon the payment of one guinea, which shall entitle the bearer, and also a lady, to be present at all meetings either for the reading of papers, the exhibition of antiquities, the holding of conversazioni, or the making of excursions to examine any objects of antiquarian interest.

4. The Officers having the management of the Congress shall submit their accounts to the Council at their next meeting after the Congress shall have been held, and a detailed account of their personal expenses, accompanied by as many vouchers as they can produce.

ANNULMENT OF MEMBERSHIP. If there shall be any ground alleged, other than the nonpayment of subscriptions, for the removal of any Associate, such ground shall be submitted to the Council at a Special Meeting to be summoned for that purpose, of which notice shall be given to the Associate complained of, and in default of his attending such meeting of Council, or giving a satisfactory explanation to the Council, he shall, if a resolution be passed at such meeting, or any adjournment thereof, by two-thirds at least of the members then present for such removal, thereupon cease to be a member of the Association. Provided that no such resolution shall be valid unless nine members of the Council at least (including the Chairman) shall be present when the resolution shall be submitted to the meeting

LIST OF CONGRESSES.

Congresses have been already held at

Under the Presidency of

THE LORD A. D. CONYNGHAM, K.C.H.,

F.R.S., F.S.A.

J. HEYwood, Esq., M.P., F.R.S., F.S.A. Sir Oswald Mosley, Br., D.C.L. THE DUKE OF NEWCASTLE

} Ralph Bernal, Esq., M.A.

THE EARL OF PERTH AND MELFORT

1844 CANTERBURY 1845 WINCHESTER 1846 GLOUCESTER 1847 WARWICK 1848 WORCESTER 1849 CHESTER 1850 MANCHESTER & LANCASTER 1851 DERBY 1852 NEWARK 1853 Rochester 1854 CHEPSTOW 1855 ISLE OF WIGHT 1856 BRIDGWATER AND BATH 1857 NORWICH 1858 SALISBURY 1859 NEWBURY 1860 SHREWSBURY 1861 EXETER . 1862 LEICESTER 1863 LEEDS 1864 IPSWICH 1865 DURHAM 1866 HASTINGS 1867 Ludlow 1868 CIRENCESTER 1869 ST. ALBAN'S 1870 HEREFORD 1871 WEYMOUTH 1872 WOLVERHAMPTON 1873 SHEFFIELD 1874 BRISTOL . 1875 EVESHAM 1876 BODMIN AND PENZANCE

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The EARL OF ALBEMARLE, F.S.A.
The MARQUESS OF AILESBURY
THE EARL OF CARNARVON, F.S.A.
BERIAH BOTFIELD, Esq., F.R.S., F.S.A.
Sır STAFFORD H. NORTHCOTE, Br.
John LEE, Esq., LL.D., F.R.S., F.S.A.
Lord Houghton, M.A., D.C.L., F.S.A.
George Tomline, Esq., M.P., F.S.A.
The DUKE OF CLEVELAND
THE Earl of CHICHESTER
Sir C. H. Rouse Boughton, Bt.
THE EARL BATHURST
The LORD LYTTON
CHANDOS Wren Hoskyns, Esq., M.P.
Sir W. Coles MEDLICOTT, Bt., D.C.L.
THE EARL OF DARTMOUTH
The DUKE OF NORFOLK, E.M.
KIRKMAN D. Hodgson, Esq., M.P.
THE MARQUESS OF HERTFORD
THE EARL OF MOUNT-EDGCUMBE

Congresses have been already held at

Under the Presidency of

1877 LLANGOLLEN 1878 WISBECH 1879 YARMOUTH & NORWICH 1880 DEVIZES 1881 GREAT MALVERN

Sir Watkin W. Wynn, Bart., M.P.
THE EARL OF HARDWICKE
THE LORD WAVENEY, F.R.S.
THE EARL NELSON
LORD ALWYNE COMPTON, D.D., DEAN

OF WORCESTER
The DUKE OF SOMERSET, K.G.
THE EARL GRANVILLE, K.G.
THE BISHOP OF Sr. David's
THE DUKE OF NORFOLK, E.M.

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1882 PLYMOUTH 1883 DOVER 1884 TENBY 1885 BRIGHTON 1886 DARLINGTON AND BISHOP

AUCKLAND 1887 LIVERPOOL 1888 GLASGOW 1889 LINCOLN 1890 OXFORD 1891 YORK 1892 CARDIFF 1893 WINCHESTER 1894 MANCHESTER 1895 STOKE-ON-TRENT 1896 LONDON

AND HOME COUNTIES 1897 CONWAY. 1898 PETERBOROUGH

THE BISHOP OF DURHAM
Sir J. A. Picton, F.S.A.
THE MARQUESS OF BUTE, K.T., LL.D.
THE EARL OF WINCHILSEA AND NOT-

TINGHAM
THE MARQUESS OF RIPON, K.G.
THE BISHOP OF LLANDAFF

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THE EARL OF NORTH BROOK, G.C.S.I.

THE DUKE OF SUTHERLAND, K.G.

COLONEL SIR WALTER WILKIN.
THE LORD MOSTYN.
THE BISHOP OF PETERBOROUGH.

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