At the annual meeting of the Hartford County Horticultural Society, held April 2,1853, the following gentlemen were chosen as officers for the year, viz:

President

WILLIAM W. TURNER.

1st Vice President

Henry Mygatt, Farmington; 2d do, John M Niles, Hartford; 3d do, Dr. J. S. Butler, Hartford; 4th do, Henry W. Terry, Hartford; 5th do, Charles L. Porter, East Hartford; 6th do, Noah W. Stanley, New Britain; 7th do, Wm. G. Comstock, Wethersfield; 8th do, Norman Porter, Berlin; 9th do, E. A Holoomb, Granby.

Recording Secretary

Dr. Gurdon W. Russell, Hartford.

Corresponding Secretary

Thomas R. Dutton, Hartford.

Treasurer

Erastus Smith, Hartford.

Auditor

H. L. Bidwell, Hartford.

Standing Committee

Alfred Smith, Wm. W. Turner, Dr. H. A Grant, P. D. Stillman, Joseph Winship, George Beach, Jr., Dr. J. L. Comstock, Dr. Gurdon W. Russell, J. H. Goodwin, H W. Terry, E. A Whiting, H. L. Bidwell, Charles L. Porter, Henry Affleck, Daniel S. Dewey, John M. Niles, Dr. George B. Hawley, George Affleck, Charles T. Webster.

Rhode Island Horticultural Society

At the annual meeting of the Rhode Island Horticultural Society, the following named gentlemen were unanimously elected officers for the ensuing year:

President

JOHN J. STIMPSON.

Vice President

William S. Pattem.

Treasurer

Gilbert Congdon.

Corresponding Secretary

J. Kingsbury.

Recording Secretary

John F. Drisool.

Executive Committee

W. S. Pattem, W. M Snow, C. B. Manchester, James Eldred.

Fruit Committes

Stephen H. Smith, Owen Mason, Geo. B. Peck, John J. Stimpson, E. Bills Pitcher, Lewis Dexter, James Eldred, D. H. Leonard, Silas EL Moore, John Holden.

Flower Committee

Geo. Hunt, Richard Daglish, Levi Medcalt; Wm. Nesbit, W. H. Dyer, Geo. Anderson, A Forsyth, Daniel E. Carpenter, W. M Snow.

Vegetable Committee

Geo. L. Clark, S. B. Haladay, A Reed, W. Vial, J. Palmer.

Auditors - James V Smith Elisha Dver Jr.

Hartford County Horticultural Society #1

At the annual meeting of the Hartford County Horticultural Society, the following gentlemen were chosen as officers for the year ensuing, viz:

WILLIAM W. TURNER, President. HENRY Mygatt, Farmington; John M. NILES, JOHN S. Butler, HENRY W. Terry, Hartford; Charles L. Poeter, East Hartford; Noah W. Stanley, New Britain; Norman Porter, Berlin; E. A. Holooms, Granby; Salmon Liman, Manchester, Ties Presidents. Gurdon W. Russell, Recording Secretary. Thomas R. Dutton, Corresponding Secretary. P. D. Stillman, Treasurer. H. L. Bidwell, Auditor, H. A. Grant, Joseph Winship, George Beach, Jr., John H. Goodwin, H. L. Bidwell, Henry Affleck, Daniel S. Dewey, G. B. Hawley, Geo. Affleck, Charles T. Webster, H. D. Welles, William F. Tattle, Standing Committee.

Hartford County Horticultural Society #2

The annual meeting of this Society was held on Saturday, April 4th, and the following persona were chosen as officers for the ensuing year:

WILLIAM W. TURNER, President John M. Niles, Dr. John S. Butler, Henry W.Terry, Hartford ; Henry Mygatt, Farmington; Charles L. Porter, East Hartford ; Noah W. Stanley, New Britain ; Norman Porter, Berlin; E. A. Holcomb, Granby; Salmon Lyman, Manchester; 8. D. Case, Canton; and Dr. H. A Grant, Enfield, Vice Presidents. Dr. Gurdon W. Russell, Recording Secretary. Thomas R. Dutton, Corresponding Secretary. Peter D. Stillman, Treasurer. H. L. Bidwell, Auditor.

Standing Committee, - Joseph Winship, George Beach, Jr., John H. Goodwin, H. L. Bidwell, Henry Affleck, Daniel S. Dewey, Dr. George B. Hawley, George Affleck, Charles T. Webster, H. D. Wells, Wm. F. Tuttle, E. A- Whiting.

Hartford County Horticultural Society #3

President, Gurdon W. Russell, M.D. Vice-Presidents, J. S. Butler, M.D., H. W. Terry, Hartford; Henry Mygatt. Farming-ton; Wm. F. Comstock, East Hartford; N. W. Stanley, New Britain; Norman Porter, Berlin; Sheldon Moore, Kensington; Salmon Lyman, Manchester; E. A. Holcomb, Granby; H. A. Grant, M.D., Enfield; S. D. Case, Canton; T. C. Austin, Suffield; Howard S. Collins, Collinsville; B. F. Seward, Southington. Corresponding Secretary, Thomas R. Dutton. Recording Secretary, Mason C. Weld. Treasurer, P. D. Stillman. Auditor, Seth H. Clark.

The Rhode Island Horticultural Society have sent in their list of premiums for the exhibition in June.

Hartford County Horticultural Society #4

At the annual meeting held April 7th, 1860, the following officers were elected for the ensuing year:

President, Gnrdon W. Russel, M. D. Vice-Presidents, J. S. Butler, M. D., Edward Bolles, A. W. Birge, Hartford; H. W. Mygatt, Farmington; N. W. Stanley, New Britain; Norman Porter, Berlin; Sheldon Moore, Kensington; Salmon Lyman, Manchester; E. A. Halcomb, Granby; H. A. Grant, M. D., Enfield; S. D. Case, Canton; T. C. Austin, Suffield; H. S. Collins, Collinsville; B. F. Seward, Southington; E. H. Phelps, Windsor; Sherman'steele, West Hartford; Win. G. Comstock. East Hartford; Josiah Atwood,Newington. Corresponding Secretary, D. S. Dewey, Hartford. Recording Secretary, Mason C. Weld. Treasurer, P. D. Still-man. Auditor, S. H. Clark.