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PUBLICATIONS EXCILINGED WITH

The Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, London, W.
The Royal Archæological Institute, Oxford Mansion, Oxford Street, W.
The Bristol and Gloucestershire Archäological Society, the Museum, Glouces-

ter The Cambridge Antiquarian Society.—Care of Dr. Hardcastle, Downing Col

lege, Cambridge The Derbyshire Archæological and Natural History Society, Derby The Kent Archæological Society, The Museum, Maidstone The Somersetshire Society of Antiquaries, Taunton The Sussex Archæological Society, The Castle, Lewes The Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, Royal Institution, Prince's St., Edin

burgh
The Society of Antiquaries, The Castle, Newcastle-on-Tyne
The Wiltshire Archæological Society, Devizes
The Cambrian Archæological Association, 4 Lincoln's Inn Fields, W.C.
The Powys-land Club.Care of M. C. Jones, Esq., Gungrog, Welshpool
The Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, University Press, Trinity College,

Dublin
The Royal Dublin Society, Kildare Street, Dublin
The Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., U.S. America.

And sent to-
The University Libraries (4).—Care of G. W. Eccles, Esq., 96 Great Russell

Street, W.C.
The Copyright Office, British Museum.

British Archäological Association.

RULES OF THE ASSOCIATION.

THE BRITISH ARCHÆOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION shall consist of Patrons, Associates, Local Members of Council, Honorary Correspondents, and Honorary Foreign Members. 1. The latrons,-a class confined to members of the royal

family or other illustrious persons. 2. The Associates shall consist of ladies or gentlemen elected

by the Council, and who, upon the payment of one guinea entrance fee (except when the intending Associate is already a Member of the Society of Antiquaries of London, of the Royal Archæological Institute, or of the Society of Biblical Archæology), and a sum of not less than one guinea annually, or fifteen guineas as a life-subscription, shall become entitled to receive a copy of the quarterly Journal published by the Association, to attend all meetings, vote in the election of Officers and Council, and admit one visitor

to each of the ordinary meetings of the Association. 3. The Local Members of Council shall consist of such of the

Associates elected from time to time by the Council, on the nomination of two of its members, who shall promote the views and objects of the Association in their various local. ities, and report the discovery of antiquarian objects to the Council. There shall be no limit to their number, but in their election the Council shall have regard to the extent and importance of the various localities which they will rep.esent. The Local Members shall be entitled to attend the meetings of the Council, to advise them, and report on matters of archæological interest which have come to their notice; but they shall not take part in the general business

of the Council, or be entitled to vote on any subject. 4. The Honorary Correspondents,-a class embracing all inte

rested in the investigation and preservation of antiquities; to be qualified for election on the recommendation of the President or Patron, or of two Members of the Council, or

of four Associates. 5. The Honorary Foreign Members shall be confined to illus

trious or learned foreigners who may have distinguished themselves in antiquarian pursuits.

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 meet

ings 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, in his absence, by the senior or only VicePresident present, and willing to preside; or in default, by the senior elected Member of Council or some officer pre

sent. 3. The Chairman shall, in addition to his own vote, have a cast

ing vote when the suffrages are equal.

1 This rule was carried subsequently to the taking of the ballot for officers of the session 1892-3, at the Annual Meeting, 4 May 1892.

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 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 ottices 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

third Wednesday in November, the first Wednesday in December, the first and third Wednesdays in the months from January 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 anti

quarian 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.

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