History of the Tammany Society: Or Columbian Order

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Page 26 - York" and by that name they and their successors shall and may have continual succession, and shall be persons in law, capable of suing and being sued, pleading and being impleaded, answering and being answered unto, defending and being defended, in all courts and places whatsoever, in all manner of actions, suits, complaints, matters and causes whatsoever; and...
Page 21 - Philadelphia, their hats decorated with bucks' tails, and proceeded to a handsome rural place out of town, which they called the wigwam; where, after a long talk or Indian speech had been delivered, and the calumet of peace and friendship had been duly smoked, they spent the day in festivity and mirth. After dinner, Indian dances were performed on the green in front of the wigwam, the calumet was again smoked, and the company separated.
Page 9 - Cincinnatus, and being resolved to follow his Example by returning to their Citizenship, they think they may with Propriety denominate themselves The Society of the Cincinnati.
Page 302 - He received his education in the public schools and at the College of the City of New York, graduating from there in 1879.
Page 26 - Society shall from time to time, forever hereafter, have power to make, constitute, ordain, and establish such bylaws and regulations as they shall judge proper, for the election of their officers; for prescribing their respective functions, and the mode of discharging the same; for the admission of new members...
Page 324 - Rhode Island; was Commander of the Department of Rhode Island, Grand Army of the Republic, 1877; was Representative from the city of Providence to the General Assembly...
Page 9 - An unalterable determination to promote and cherish, between the respective states, that union and national honor, so essentially necessary to their happiness, and the future dignity of the American empire. " To render permanent the cordial affection subsisting among the officers, this spirit will dictate brotherly kindness in all things, and particularly extend to the most substantial acts of beneficence, according to the ability of the society, towards those officers and their families, who unfortunately...
Page 26 - ... capable in law to purchase, take, receive, hold and enjoy to them and their successors, any real estate. In fee simple or for term of life, or lives, or otherwise; and any goods, chattels, or personal estate, for the purpose of enabling them the better to carry into effect the benevolent purposes of affording relief to the indigent and distressed...
Page 322 - He was one of the founders and the first president of the Ethnological Society of America : and from 1843 to his death he was president of the New York Historical Society.
Page 26 - Martin, and such other persons as may hereafter be associated with them, their successors or assigns, shall be and are hereby ordained, constituted and declared to be a body corporate and politic in fact and in law, by the name of...

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