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TRANSACTIONS OF THE FOLK-LORE SOCIETY. Vol. VIII.] SEPTEMBER, 1897. [No. Ill

TUESDAY, APRIL 27th, 1897. The President (Mr. Alfred Nutt) in the Chair.

The minutes of the last meetinar were read and confirmed.

The election of Mrs. M. E. Morris as a new member was announced.

The following books and pamphlets, which had been added to the Society's library since the February meeting, were laid on the table, viz. : Some Isangla Bhutanese Sen- tences^ by E. Stack, and Report of Progress of Historical Research in Assam, by E. A. Gail, I.C.S., both presented by the Chief Commissioner of Assam; Some Early British Churches on the North Coast of Carnarvonshire, by Lady Paget, presented by the Author; Madras Government Bul- letin, vol. ii. No. I, presented by the Madras Government; and Folklore from Central India, by Mrs. Dracott, pre- sented by the Author.

Mr. Gomme, on behalf of Mrs. Gomme, exhibited a small china dog which had been baked in a pie at Painswick on the local Feast Day, the first Sunday after the 19th Sep- tember, and read a paper by Mrs. Gomme explanatory of the custom, A vote of thanks to Mrs. Gomme having

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