Year Book of the Holland Society of New-York (Google eBook)

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The Secretary, 1916 - Dutch
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Page 143 - The time has come,' the Walrus said, ' To talk of many things: Of shoes - and ships - and sealing wax Of cabbages - and kings And why the sea is boiling hot And whether pigs have wings.
Page 7 - ARTICLE VII. Meetings. SECTION 1. The annual meeting of the Society shall be held on April 6th, the anniversary of the day when, in AD 1566, the Dutch combined against tyranny, and adopted the badge which is now the badge of this Society. Should such date fall on Saturday or Sunday, the annual meeting shall be held on the Monday following.
Page 3 - 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 9 - At all meetings of the Society, the order of business shall be as follows : 1. Reading the minutes of the previous meeting. 2.
Page 2 - Holland a refuge or a home, and whose descendants in the male line came to this country as Dutch settlers, speaking Dutch as their native tongue. This shall also include descendants in the male line of Dutch settlers who were born within the limits of Dutch settlements, and the descendants in the male line of persons who possessed the rights of Dutch citizenship within Dutch settlements in America, prior to the year 1675; also of any descendant in the direct male line of a Dutchman, one of whose...
Page 2 - 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 2 - 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 shall be particularly set forth the part belonging to that element in the growth and development of American character, institutions and progress.
Page 2 - No one shall be eligible as a member unless he be of full 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.
Page 7 - Tuesday in October of each year, in such city as the majority of the members voting shall decide; selection of place of meeting to be made after the officers shall have been elected. Provided, however, that the date may be changed for cause, with the approval of two-thirds of the Executive...
Page 140 - Yet shall Memory mourn that day, When, with expectation pale, Of her soldier far away The poor widow hears the tale. In imagination wild, She shall wander o'er this plain, Rave, — and bid her orphan child Seek his sire among the slain.

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