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Year Book of the Societies Composed of Descendants of the Men of the ...
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adopted American Revolution appointed April Battalion battle Board of Managers born Boston Bunker Hill By-Laws Charles Chicago Cincinnati Colonel Committee Company Concord Conn Connecticut Continental Line Connecticut Militia Constitution Continental Army Continental Congress County Cresap David Declaration of Independence delegates Deming descendant Edward elected Ensign Essex County Frankfort George grandfather grandson of Capt grandson of James grandson of John grandson of Joseph grandson of Lieut grandson of Private grandson of Samuel grandson of Thomas grandson of William Hampshire Hampshire Militia Hartford Henry Isaac Jersey Militia July Lexington Alarm Lieutenant Louis Louisville March Maryland Mass Massachusetts Militia McDowell membership Minutemen Monmouth Monmouth County Morris Morris County National Society officers organization patriot Pennsylvania Philadelphia President private in Capt private soldier Regiment Revolutionary Richard Robert San Francisco Secretary Sergeant served Signer Society of Sons troops Vice-President Virginia Washington Webb William Seward Webb York City York Society
Page 3 - The history of the centennial celebration of the inauguration of George Washington as first president of the United States.
Page 38 - ... with unfailing loyalty, rendered material aid to the cause of independence as a recognized patriot, as soldier or sailor, or as a civil officer in one of the several Colonies or States, or of the United Colonies or States," provided that the applicant shall be acceptable to the Society.
Page 351 - To render permanent the cordial Affection subsisting among the officers; this Spirit will dictate Brotherly Kindness in all things, and particularly extend to the most substantial Acts of Beneficence, according to the Ability of the Society, towards those Officers and their Families who unfortunately may be under the Necessity of receiving it.
Page 23 - Association, for the promotion of historical studies, the collection and preservation of historical manuscripts, and for kindred purposes in the interest of American history and of history in America. Said Association is authorized to hold real and personal estate in the District of Columbia...
Page 349 - An unalterable determination to promote and cherish between the respective states that union and national honor so essentially necessary to their happiness and the future dignity of the American empire: To render permanent the cordial affection subsisting among the officers, this spirit will dictate brotherly kindness in all things, and particularly extend to the most substantial acts of beneficence, according to the ability of the society, toward those officers and their families who unfortunately...
Page 38 - 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 of celebrations of all patriotic anniversaries.
Page 265 - IT being evident, from a steady decline of a proper celebration of the National Holidays of the United States of America, that popular concern in the events and men of the War of the Revolution is gradually declining, and that such lack of interest is attributable, not so much to the lapse of time and the rapidly increasing flood of immigration from foreign countries as to the neglect, on the part of descendants of Revolutionary heroes, to perform their duty in keeping before the public mind the...
Page 350 - The society shall have an Order by which its members shall be known and distinguished, which shall be a medal of gold, of a proper size to receive the emblems, and suspended by a deep blue ribbon two inches wide, edged with white, descriptive of the union of France and America...
Page 38 - 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.