A National Register of the Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Volume 2

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Press of A. H. Kellogg, 1902 - United States - 1035 pages
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Page 142 - ARTICLE VIII.— AMENDMENTS. This Constitution may be altered or amended at any meeting of the Congress of the National Society, provided that sixty days...
Page 24 - Society shall be to perpetuate the memory of the men who, by thei? services or sacrifices during the war of the American Revolution, achieved the independence of the American people; to unite and promote fellowship among their descendants ; to inspire them and the community at large with a more profound reverence for the principles of the government founded by our forefathers ; to...
Page 227 - I give you the United States ! — bounded on the north by the Aurora Borealis, on the south by the precession of the Equinoxes, on the east by the primeval chaos, and on the west by the Day of Judgment!
Page 24 - ... in the armed forces of the Continental Congress, or of any one of the several Colonies or States; or as a signer of the Declaration of Independence; or as a member of a Committee of Safety or Correspondence; or as a member of any Continental, Provincial, or Colonial Congress or Legislature; or as a recognized patriot who performed actual service by overt acts of resistance to the authority of Great Britain.
Page 31 - AMENDMENTS. These By-Laws may be altered or amended by a vote of threefourths of the members present at any meeting of the General Board of Managers, notice thereof having been given at a previous meeting.
Page 24 - Independence, either as an officer, soldier, seaman, marine, militiaman, or minute-man, in the armed forces of the Continental Congress or of any one of the several Colonies or States ; or as a signer of the Declaration of Independence ; or as a member of a Committee of Safety or Correspondence ; or as a member of any Continental, Provincial, or Colonial Congress or Legislature...
Page 27 - SECTION 2. Special meetings of the Congress may be called by the President General, and shall be called by him when directed so to do by the Board of Managers, or whenever requested in writing so to do by at least five State Societies, on giving thirty days' notice, specifying the time and place of such meeting and the business to be transacted.
Page 222 - I am not worth purchasing; but such as I am, the king of Great Britain is not rich enough to do it.
Page 24 - ... to maintain true allegiance to the Government of the United States of America, and fidelity to its Constitution and laws; to foster true patriotism; to maintain and extend the institutions of American freedom; and to preserve and defend the United States from all her enemies, whomsoever.
Page 24 - American people; to unite and promote fellowship among their descendants; to inspire them and the community at large with a more profound reverence for the principles of the government founded by our forefathers; to encourage historical research in relation to the American Revolution; to acquire and preserve the records of the individual services of the patriots of the war, as well as documents, relics and...