Proceedings of the Vermont Historical Society

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The Society, 1918 - Vermont
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Page 7 - ARTICLE I. This association shall be called "The Vermont Historical Society," and shall consist of Active, Corresponding and Honorary Members. ARTICLE II. The object of the Society shall be to discover, collect and preserve whatever relates to the material, agricultural, industrial, civil, political, literary, ecclesiastical and military history of the State of Vermont. ARTICLE III.
Page 8 - These by-laws may be amended or repealed at any regular meeting by a two-thirds vote of the members present, provided notice of the proposed change shall have been given in the call for the meeting. Adopted, May 3, 1895. APPENDIX C. RULES AND REGULATIONS. The Board of Park Commissioners, by virtue of the authority vested in them, hereby make and ordain the following rules and regulations for the management of the parks owned by or under control of the city of Hartford.
Page 141 - Legion and for many years was treasurer of the First Army Corps, Society of the Army of the Potomac.
Page 153 - ... wedding service or to bring help and consolation to the house of the dead. Few men have ever lived who lived as rightly. In 1902 he received from Harvard, the Degree of Doctor of Divinity and the words of President Eliot in conferring that degree, convey in terse terms, his life history. They were : ' ' James Edward Wright, minister at Montpelier for thirty-three years, counselor and comforter of three generations in the fair country round about his church.
Page 91 - ... Standard, 21 August, 1863.) 10. A Sermon occasioned by the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln : Preached at Coventry, 23 April, 1865. Brattleboro' : 1865. Pp. 20, 8vo. 11. The Ecclesiastical History of Vermont: An Essay read before the General Convention of Vermont in Newbury, June, 1866. Pp. 7, 8vo. 12. Jonas Galusha, the Fifth Governor of Vermont : A Memoir read before the Vermont Historical Society at Montpelier, October, 1866.
Page 134 - Philadelphia office, and was graduated from the law school of the University of Pennsylvania in 1859.
Page 74 - ... terms of the consolidation were approved at meetings called for the purpose by votes of more than two-thirds in interest of each of the contracting parties, adopted within less than four months prior to the filing of said application. The Turners Falls company originated in a charter granted in 1792 to the proprietors of the locks and canals on the Connecticut River...
Page 119 - In September, 1898, he was appointed by President McKinley a member of the commission to investigate the conduct of the war with Spain, and President Roosevelt appointed him a member of the Board of Visitors to West Point.
Page 119 - McGinnis, 740; Rodney Whittemore, 457; scattering, 13. Urban Andrain Woodbury was born at Acworth, NH, July 11, 1838. The family removed to Vermont about two years later and he received his education in the common schools of Morristown and at People's Academy, and was graduated from the Medical College of the University of Vermont in 1859. At the breaking out of the Civil War he enlisted in Co. H, Second Regiment of Vermont Volunteers, and lost his right arm in the first battle of Bull Run, in 1861....
Page 31 - Congress for such a tariff as will protect our wagea and conditions against foreign labor; and be it further Resolved, That these resolutions be spread upon our records, and a copy be sent to Hon. AP Gardner, asking him to do whatever possible to protect our conditions. CLEMMIE BURKHART, Secretary Local Union No. 14317. GLOUCESTER MASTER MARINERS' ASSOCIATION, Gloucester, Mass., January 18, 1913. At a meeting of the Master Mariners...

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