Year-book of the Ohio Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1898 - United States
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Page 281 - to promote, as an object of primary importance, institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge," thus developing an enlightened public opinion, and affording to young and old such advantages as shall develop in them the largest capacity for performing the duties of American citizens ; to cherish, maintain, and extend the institutions of American freedom ; to foster true patriotism and love of country ; and to aid in securing for mankind all the blessings of liberty.
Page 276 - Observations on Civil Liberty, and the Justice and Policy of the War with America.
Page 281 - Revolution, for patriotic, historical, and educational purposes; to perpetuate the memory and spirit of the men and women who achieved American Independence; by the acquisition and protection of historical spots and the erection of monuments; by the encouragement of historical research in relation to the Revolution and the publication of its results; by the preservation of documents and relics, and of the records of the individual services of Revolutionary soldiers and patriots, and by the promotion...
Page 285 - Society, and attend the same. He shall keep fair and accurate records of all the proceedings and orders of the Society ; and...
Page 281 - Any woman may be eligible for membership who is of the age of eighteen years, and who is descended from a man or woman who, with unfailing loyalty, rendered material aid to the cause of Independence ; from a recognized patriot, a soldier or sailor or a civil officer, in one of the several Colonies or States, or of the United Colonies or States ; provided, that the applicant be acceptable to the Society.
Page 289 - Officers and enlisted men who, in their own right or by right of inheritence, are members of military societies of men who served in the armies and navies of the United States in the War of the Revolution, the War of 1812, the Mexican War, and the War of the Rebellion...
Page 286 - ... and shall be adopted by a majority of the members present at a meeting of the Society.
Page 281 - Revolutionary soldiers and patriots, and by the promotion of celebrations of all patriotic anniversaries; to carry out the injunction of Washington in his farewell address to the American people" to promote as an object of primary importance institutions for the general diffusion of knowledge...
Page 289 - \I s- \is-:NL-a1tRi:s. however, is not as serious as it might appear at first blush, because very large importations of merchandise are sold by merchants to the officers and men of the United States Army and Navy in the Philippine Islands, and are paid for by funds remitted from the United States, and therefore payment for such imports does not come from the body of the Philippine people. In these statements of exports and imports nothing is included for supplies and material imported for or exported...
Page 282 - General, who shall be elected by ballot by a vote of the majority of the members present at the annual meeting of the Congress of the National Society, and shall hold office for one year and until their successors are elected.

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