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2. NAME, IN THE ORDER OF THEIR IMPORTANCE, THE ACCESSIONS OF THE YEAR WHICH DESERVE SPECIAL NOTICE, AND STATE IN EACH CASE WHETHER GIVEN, LENT, RECEIVED IN EXCHANGE OR PURCHASED

The most important accessions entered during the year were as follows:

U.S. Fish Commission, 8 specimens of a blind model batrachian, descripted by the curator as [[underline]] Typhlomolge rathbuni [[/underline]] from an artesian well at San Marcos, Texas.  This is one of the most remarkable herpetological discoveries of recent years. (Presented).

Dr. W.H. Abbott. A collection of reptiles, chiefly snakes, from Madagascar. (Presented).

Lieut. Mark Robinson, U.S.A.- Reptiles and batrachians from La Guayra and Margarita Island. (Presented).

Museo de la Plata.  A collection of reptiles and batrachians from the Argentine Republic. (Exchange).
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