National Geographic : 1889 Apr
166 National Geographic .agazine. The society has lost one member by death during the year, Mr. James Stevenson. The present number of members is 209. The society has held 14 meetings, 13 of which have been devoted to the presentation of papers. It has published the first number of a magazine, copies of which have been distributed to the members of the society, to others interested in geography and to the geographic societies throughout the world for purposes of exchange. The society has also undertaken the preparation of a Physical Atlas of the United States, upon which some progress has been made. Very respectfully submitted, HENRY GANNETT, GEORGE KENNAN, Secretaries. Washington, D. C., December 28, 1888.