Register 16 (1862): 102

Book Notices.

Transactions of the Rhode Island Society for the encouragement of Domestic Industry, in the year 1860. Providence: 1861. 8vo. pp. 96.
A meeting of the above named society was held in the city of Providence, R.I., Jan. 23, 1861; James D'Wolf Perry of Bristol, president. An interesting communication from Dr. Usher Parsons, on Flax Culture and Manufacture, was presented, and subsequently printed in the pamphlet before us. The necrological report, by the secretary, W.R. Staples, gives brief memoirs of eleven members of the society, who deceased in 1860, viz: John Jones Stimson, Adnah Sackett, William Burnit Bradford, Daniel Eldredge Carpenter, George A. Taylor, Anthony Budlong, Thomas M. Remington, Luke Green, Robert Rhodes, Samuel Billings, Elisha Dyer Vinten.