Proceedings of the Bunker Hill Monument Association at the Annual Meeting

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Page 31 - Publish it from the pulpit; religion will approve it, and the love of religious liberty will cling round it, resolved to stand with it, or fall with it. Send it to the public halls ; proclaim it there; let them hear it who heard the first roar of the enemy's cannon; let them see it who saw their brothers and their sons fall on the field of Bunker Hill, and in the streets of Lexington and Concord, and the very walls will cry out in its support.
Page 31 - Publish it from the pulpit: religion will approve it, and the love of religious liberty will cling round it, resolved to stand with it or fall with it. Send it to the public halls...
Page 25 - My politics are plain and simple. I think every nation has a right to establish that form of government, under which it conceives it may live most happy ; provided it infracts no right, or is not dangerous to others; and that no governments ought to interfere with the internal concerns of another, except for the security of what is due to themselves.
Page 25 - ... whenever any form of government becomes destructive of these ends, it is the right of the people to alter or abolish it, and to institute a new government, laying its foundations on such principles, and organizing its powers in such form, as to them shall seem most likely to effect their safety and happiness.
Page 21 - The heart of Jefferson in writing the declaration, and of congress in adopting it, beat for all humanity; the assertion of right was made for the entire world of mankind and all coming generations, without any exception whatever; for the proposition which admits of exceptions can never be self-evident.
Page 24 - Let it be remembered, finally, that it has ever been the pride and boast of America, that the rights for which she contended were the rights of human nature.
Page 22 - It is indeed an animating thought, that while we are securing the rights of ourselves and our posterity, we are pointing out the way to struggling nations, who wish like us to emerge from their tyrannies also. Heaven help their struggles, and lead them, as it has done us, triumphantly through them.
Page 8 - MINNS it was — Voted that the thanks of the Association be presented to the President for his able, interesting, and eloquent address.
Page 16 - I confess without shame that I am tired and sick of the war. Its glory is all moonshine. Even success the most brilliant is over dead and mangled bodies, the anguish and lamentations of distant families appealing to me for missing sons, husbands and fathers.
Page 36 - G. ARTHUR HILTON, Treasurer. BOSTON, June 1, 1904. REPORT OF THE AUDITING COMMITTEE. The undersigned, a Committee appointed to examine the Accounts of the Treasurer of the Bunker Hill Monument Association for the year ending June 1, 1904, with power to employ an expert accountant, have attended to that duty, and report that Mr. William H. Hart, Public Accountant, was employed to make a full examination of the accounts and securities of the Corporation ; that he found the Accounts correctly kept and...

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