The Sons of Maine: Proceedings at the Banquet of the Sons of the State of Maine in Illinois. Held at the Palmer House, Chicago, June 16th, 1881. Together with an Appendix Containing the Constitution and By-laws, and a List of the Officers and Members of the Society of the Sons of Maine in Illinois (Google eBook)

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Beach, Barnard & Company, printers, 1881 - Maine - 45 pages
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Page 12 - Oh, never may a son of thine, Where'er his wandering steps incline, Forget the sky which bent above His childhood like a dream of love; The stream beneath the green hill flowing, The broad-armed trees above it growing, The clear breeze through the foliage blowing ; Or hear, unmoved, the taunt of scorn Breathed o'er the brave New England born...
Page 38 - Committee, whose term of office shall be for one year, or until their successors are elected; said election to be held at the regular January meeting of each year.
Page 2 - The constitution of the General Society of the Sons of the Revolution, and the constitution and by-laws of the Society of the Sons of the Revolution in the State of New York, with the membership roll of the New York Society. March 10, 1891.
Page 29 - It would be a great gratification to me to accept your kind invitation to be present at the banquet to be given by the " Society of the Sons of the State of Maine," on the i6th inst., but other engagements unhappily forbid.
Page 14 - Mid pleasures and palaces though we may roam, Be it ever so humble there's no place like home." There is no place like home ; " Where'er I roam, whatever lands I see, My heart untraveled fondly turns to thee." [Applause.] The President : I propose now the next toast : " Our Patrons ; as all classes are our supporters, we cordially support all classes when they wisely decide to ride
Page 6 - God, the God of our fathers and our God, we thank Thee for the homes of our childhood, and for the homes of our later years.
Page 35 - I am obliged to deny myself the pleasure of participating in the festivities of the occasion.
Page 15 - ... wealth and all the elements that go to make up a great and free people. In the Territory represented by Mr. Hempstead in Congress from 1812 to 1814, there are now the following States and Territories : Missouri, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Colorado, Nebraska, Oregon and that part of Minnesota west of the Mississippi river (States) and the Territories of Dakota, Idaho, Montana...
Page 38 - ... association, authorized to receive the same, until the value of the whole fund shall be sufficient to divide to each share of stock the sum of five hundred dollars. 3. The officers of this corporation shall consist of a president, vicepresident, secretary, three trustees and two auditors, and they shall constitute a board of directors, all of whom shall be elected annually by the stockholders, at such times as the constitution and by-laws shall designate..

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