Annual Report of the President of the Maryland Historical Society (Google eBook)

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John Murphy & Company, 1885 - Maryland
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Page 61 - SOCIETY. Catalogue of the Manuscripts, Maps. Medals, Coins, Statuary, Portraits, and Pictures; and an account of the Library of the Maryland Historical Society. Made in 1854, under the direction of the library committee and the president, by Lewis Mayer, assistant librarian.
Page 35 - Proceedings of the Maryland Historical Society in Connection with the Celebration of the One Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Settlement of Baltimore. October 12th, 1880.
Page 12 - SECTION 3. Said Society may have and use, and at discretion change, a common seal; may ordain and enforce a constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations, and elect such officers as the constitution or by-laws may prescribe : Provided, Such constitution, by-laws, rules and regulations be not inconsistent with this act, or the law or constitution of this State, or of the United States. SECTION...
Page 67 - Maryland's Influence in Founding a National Commonwealth, or the History of the Accession of Public Lands by the Old Confederation.
Page 19 - The officers of the Society shall be a President, three Vice-Presidents, a Corresponding Secretary, a Recording Secretary, and a Treasurer, who together shall form the Council of the Society.
Page 52 - There is no death! What seems so is transition; This life of mortal breath Is but a suburb of the life elysian, Whose portal we call Death.
Page 67 - MARYLAND HISTORICAL SOCIETY. Fund Publication, No. 10. A Sketch of the Life of Dr. James McHenry, aide-de-camp and private secretary of General Washington, aide-de-camp of Marquis de Lafayette, Secretary of War from 1796 to 1800.
Page 12 - The Georgia Historical Society was incorporated by a statute of the 19th of December, 1839, the preamble of which recites that "the members of a society instituted in the City of Savannah for the purpose of collecting, preserving, and diffusing information relating to the history of the State of Georgia in particular, and of American history generally, have applied for an act of incorporation.
Page 36 - It shall be the duty of the Treasurer to receive and keep all funds belonging to the Association, and pay out the same only on orders from the chairman of the Executive Committee. He shall keep a faithful account of all moneys received and expended, in a book to be provided for that purpose, and report the condition of the finances when called upon to do so at any regular meeting.
Page 59 - Discourse on the Life and Character of Sir Walter Raleigh, delivered by J. Morrison Harris, before the Maryland Historical Society, May 19, 1846 ; an able and eloquent production.

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