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 195 - The quality of mercy is not strained, It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. It is twice blessed: It blesseth him that gives, and him that takes...
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 93 - To gather by degrees a library for the use of the Society, composed of all obtainable books, monographs, pamphlets, manuscripts, etc., relating to the Dutch in America. Fourth. To cause statedly to be prepared and read before the Society, papers, essays, etc., on questions in the history or genealogy of the Dutch in America. Fifth. To cause to be prepared and published when the requisite materials have been discovered and procured, collections for a memorial history of the Dutch in America, wherein...
Page 100 - ... shall report thereon to the Board of Trustees. 4. ANNUAL MEETING. The annual meeting of the Society shall be held on the day specified in the Constitution (at such place and hour as the President shall appoint), and at least ten days' notice of the same shall be sent to each member by the Secretary. The Trustees shall, at least sixty days before any annual meeting, elect a committee who shall nominate a ticket to be voted for at the annual election, and a list of the nominations shall be sent...

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