Seventy-fifth Anniversary Report of the Georgia Historical Society, Containing Annual Reports of Officers, Anniversary Addresses, Bibliography of the Society, List of Officers and Members, Constitution and By-law, Acts of Incorporation, Miss Telfair's Trust Deed, Extract from the Telfar Will, Etc
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Academy of Arts Account active members Alexander American Amount anniversary annual meeting appointed Arts and Sciences Board of Curators building by-laws called carried celebration century changes Charles Charlton City close Collections Colony Committee complete Constitution Contents Corresponding delivered DeRenne duty elected existence facts February 12 five foundation founded four funds George Georgia Historical Society Gordon Governor Hall hand Harden Henry Hodgson hundred important improvements institution interest issued James John Jones Joseph June land Lawton Letters Librarian Library live March Mary Telfair nearly objects organization original Paid Pamphlet past period persons present preserve President printed proper published quarter received Recording relating Robert Savannah Secretary South South Carolina Telfair Academy tion Treasurer trust volumes William
Page 50 - These all died in Faith, not having received the promises, but having seen them afar off, and were persuaded of them, and embraced them, and confessed that they were strangers and pilgrims on the earth.
Page 88 - A state of the province of Georgia, attested upon oath in the court of Savannah, November 10, 1740 [by W.
Page 5 - Philadelphia, be, and shall be, for ever hereafter, persons able and capable in law, to sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, answer and be answered unto, defend and be defended...
Page 6 - AND BE IT FURTHER ENACTED, That this act shall be and is hereby declared to be a public act, and shall be construed...
Page 73 - The Georgia Historical Society was incorporated by a statute of the 19th of December, 1839, the preamble of which recites that "the members of a society instituted in the City of Savannah for the purpose of collecting, preserving, and diffusing information relating to the history of the State of Georgia in particular, and of American history generally, have applied for an act of incorporation.
Page 10 - ... trust to keep and preserve the same, with the collection therein, and other books and works of art to be purchased by the officers of the society out of the income of a fund bequeathed by the devisor for the purpose, " as a public edifice for a library and academy of arts and sciences...
Page 20 - Librarian shall keep a record of their proceedings — and be entrusted, in general, with the custody, care and increase, of whatever comes within the province of their appointed duty. 8. The Committee on Printing and Publishing, shall prepare for publication whatever documents or collections shall be ordered, by the Society — shall contract for, and supervise the printing of the same, and shall furnish the Recording Secretary and Librarian, with such blank notices, summonses, labels, &c.
Page 6 - ... thousand dollars in value, but the clear annual income of such real and personal estate shall not exceed the sum of ten thousand dollars...