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TRANSACTIONS OF THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY. Vol. VIII.] JUNE, 1897. [No. II.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 16tli, 1897.

The President (Mr. Alfred Nutt) in the Chair.

The minutes of the last ordinary meeting were read and confirmed.

The election of the following new members was an- nounced, viz. : Mr. H. M. Bower, Mr. Rayner Storr, Messrs. Lemckne and Buechner, Miss A. Dabis, Miss E. J. Ladbury, Mr. E. Maclean, Mr. H. Oelsner, Mrs. Sinkinson, Mr. S. G. Warner, Mr. J. L. Myres, Mrs. R. B. Townshend, Miss D. White, Mrs. I. Philpot, and Mr. G. Wyndham, M.P.

The death of the Rev. Dr. Gregor was also announced, and on the motion of the President, seconded by Mr. Gomme, a vote of condolence with Dr. Gregorys relatives in the loss they had sustained through his death was passed unanimously.

Mr. Gomme exhibited a collection of about 100 nails and pins, sent from Naples by Mr. J. B. Andrews, to be placed in the Society's case at the Cambridge Museum ; and he read a note from Mr. Andrews, stating that the nails and pins had actually been used in witchcraft at Naples, and that they all came out of one lemon, into which they had

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