Year Book of the Holland Society of New-York

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The Secretary, 1915 - Dutch
 

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Page 215 - The bridegroom may forget the bride Was made his wedded wife yestreen ; The monarch may forget the crown ' That on his head an hour has been ; The mother may forget the child That smiles sae sweetly on her knee ; But I'll remember thee, Glencairn, And a' that thou hast done for me ! " LINES, SENT TO SIR JOHN WHITEFORD, OF WHITEFORD, BART.
Page 95 - The first class shall hold office for one year, the second class for two years, the third class for three years, the fourth class for four years, and the fifth class for five years, succeeding the second Friday in May, 1890.
Page 5 - God, calling unto mind the mortality of my body and knowing that it is appointed for all men to die, do make and ordain this my last will and testament, that is to say...
Page 100 - At all meetings of the Society, the order of business shall be as follows : 1. Reading the minutes of the previous meeting. 2.
Page 97 - Candidates for admission must be proposed by one member and seconded by another, and the member proposing a candidate shall state in writing the name of the person proposed, his occupation, place of residence, and his qualifications for membership. SECTION 2. The name of every candidate, with those of his proposers, shall be sent to the Secretary at least fifteen days, and by him sent to each Trustee at least ten days, before he is balloted for. Members shall be chosen by the Trustees, and no candidate...
Page 94 - Is eighteen years of age, of respectable standing In society, of good moral character. and the descendant In the direct male line of a Dutchman who was a native or resident of New York or of the American colonies prior to the year 1675. This shall include those of other former nationalities who found In Holland a refuge or a home, and whose descendants in the male line came to this country as Dutch settlers, and speaking Dutch as their native tongue.
Page 5 - WHEN overwhelmed with grief My heart within me dies, Helpless and far from all relief, To heaven I lift mine eyes.
Page 94 - No one shall be eligible as a member unless he be of full age, of respectable standing in society, of good moral character, and the descendant in the direct male line of a Dutchman who was a native or resident of New York or of the American colonies prior to the year 1675.
Page 96 - Trustees shall have power to fill any vacancy which may occur from resignation among the officers of the Society, for the unexpired term of office vacated. SECTION 6. The Trustees shall cause to be prepared annually a detailed statement of the financial condition of the Society, showing its receipts and expenditures for the current year, the number of members, and other matters of general interest to the Society, and a statement thereof shall be printed and a copy sent to each member ten days previous...
Page 94 - This shall include those of other former nationalities who found in Holland a refuge or a home, and whose descendants in the male line came to this country as Dutch settlers, speaking Dutch as their native tongue. This shall also include descendants in the male line of Dutch settlers who were born within the limits of Dutch settlements, and the descendants in the male line of persons who possessed the right of Dutch citizenship within Dutch settlements in America, prior to the year 1675...

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