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Society of the Cincinnati, 1783-1935

William Sturgis Thomas

Society of the Cincinnati, 1783-1935

by William Sturgis Thomas

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Published by G. P. Putnam"s sons in New York, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Society of the Cincinnati.,
  • New York State Society of the Cincinnati.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared under the direction of the Standing committee of the New York state Society of the Cincinnati, by William S. Thomas...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE202.1.A7 T43
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi p., 2 l., 17-187 p.
    Number of Pages187
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16302779M
    LC Control Number35008178

    Rare original ornately engraved vellum Society of Cincinnati membership certificate, boldly signed by George Washington, the Society’s first president, and Henry Knox, Revolutionary War General and Secretary of War, founder of the Society, issued in to Henry Alexander Scammell Dearborn, the first hereditary member to serve as President. Add to Book Bag Remove from Book Bag Original members and other officers eligible to the Society of the Cincinnati, with the institution, rules of admission, and lists of the officers of the general and state societies.

      Society of the Cincinnati Massachusetts Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. Telephone: Cincinnati Fourteen is the Society’s newsletter (FHL book C) Daughters of the Cincinnati was established in by female descendants of Revolutionary War officers. The society’s address is: Daughters of the Cincinnati. Society of the Cincinnati is an article from The William and Mary Quarterly, Volume 9. View more articles from The William and Mary this.

    The year saw the publication of the second book on the North Carolina Society— Charles L. Davis’s North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati (Cambridge, MA, ). On 7 May , President Lamb, Vice President Jack Daves, and Assistant Treasurer Bennehan Cameron traveled to Washington and conferred an honorary membership on President. Society of the Cincinnati. On the C-SPAN Networks: Society of the Cincinnati has hosted 5 events in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first program was a .


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Please help to improve this section by introducing more precise citations. (June ) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)This is a list of the founding members of the Society of the Cincinnati.

Society of the Cincinnati. InWashington was elected first president of the Society of the Cincinnati, an organization of military officers who served in the Revolutionary War. The society's Latin motto, Omnia reliquit servare rem publicam ("He gave up everything to serve the republic"), alludes to the story of 1783-1935 book.

As physical objects, the orderly books vary in size, format, and materials. While most are pocket-sized volumes bound in boards with simple leather spines, there are some notable exceptions among the Society's collection, such as the folio-sized orderly book of Col.

John Philip De Hass's First Pennsylvania Battalion, November Aprilbound in a once-fine suede. Cincinnati Historical Society Library Located in the Cincinnati Museum Center, this library is a collection of historical information about Cincinnati and the region.

Sincethey have been collecting and preserving materials relating to the Greater Cincinnati area, the state of Ohio and the Old Northwest Territory.

The Society of the Cincinnati is the nation's oldest patriotic organization, founded in by officers of the Continental Army and their French counterparts who served together in the American Revolution.

Its mission is to promote knowledge and appreciation of the achievement of American independence and to foster fellowship among its members. Book description: Inthe officers of the Continental Army created the Society of the Cincinnati.

This veterans’ organization was founded in order to preserve the memory of the revolutionary struggle and pursue the officers' common interest in outstanding pay and pensions.

Henry Knox and Frederick. The Rare Book Shop Publishing Company, Inc., William Sturgis, The Society of the Cincinnati New York: G.P.

Putnam's Sons, Thomas, William Sturgis, The Society of the Cincinnati, ‑ Prepared Under the Direction of the Standing Committee of the New York State Society of the Cincinnati New York: G.P. Putnam's Sons. Founded in May at Steuben’s headquarters near Newburg, N.Y., by officers of the Continental army and navy, the Society of the Cincinnati was at one time one of America’s most controversial organizations.

In Liberty without Anarchy, Minor Myers relates how the officers, who had not been paid for four years, began to circulate rumors of Reviews: 4. The Society of the Cincinnati is the nation's oldest patriotic organization, founded in by veteran officers of the Revolutionary War.

Today, it is a nonprofit historical and educational organization that promotes an appreciation for the achievement of American independence through library, museum, and educational programs and other efforts.

The Society of the Cincinnati and our American Revolution Institute are dedicated to promoting scholarly and popular interest in the extraordinary generation that created our great republic. We encourage you to visit our headquarters in Washington, D.C., use our library, attend a lecture, tour our museum, or view one of our exhibitions.

Hereditary members of the Society of the Cincinnati are qualified male descendants of commissioned officers who served in the Continental Army or Navy and their French counterparts. Each member has been admitted to one of the fourteen constituent societies established in Most American hereditary members belong to the constituent society.

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Pennsylvania. [from old catalog] Publication date Publisher [Philadelphia Collection. The Society of the Cincinnati was set up to be the "American House of Lords" if that happened.

As the most prominent, elite group of revolutionaries, they would be America's Earls, Dukes, Knights and Barons. That's why Thomas Jefferson detested the group. You cannot join the Society of the Cincinnati; you're born into it.

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Extracted from THE SOCIETY OF THE CINCINNATIby William S. Thomas, MD. G.P. Putnam’s Sons, Page 16 - May 15"' — The INSTITUTION of the SOCIETY of the CINCINNATI as altered and amended at their first general meeting. — It having pleased the great Governour of ye universe to give success to the Arms and to establish the UNITED STATES free and independent: therefore gratefully to commemorate this event, — to inculcate to.

Known locally as The WPA Guide and more formally as Cincinnati: A Guide to the Queen City and Its Neighbors, this book, edited by Harry Graff, is probably the single essential volume for Cincinnati researchers. There are some things the Ohio Writers’ Project missed as they compiled this book, but they are rare.The American Revolution Institute of the Society of the Cincinnati is an advocacy organization dedicated to promoting understanding and appreciation of the American Revolution and its legacy by supporting advanced study, presenting exhibitions and other public programs, advocating preservation and providing resources to teachers and students.Cincinnati, Society of the [Lat.

pl. of Cincinnatus ], organization formed () by officers of the Continental Army just before their disbanding after the American Revolution. The organization, with a constitution drafted by Gen.

Henry Knox, was founded for fraternal, patriotic, and allegedly nonpolitical purposes.