New Baltimore Town and Village Improvement Society -: List of Trees and Shrubs Found Growing in the Town, County and State

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Halaman 19 - This Constitution may be amended with the approval of twothirds of the members present, at any annual meeting of the Society, or...
Halaman 3 - ... verses, but the best poems I have produced are the trees I planted on the hillside which overlooks the broad meadows, scalloped and rounded at their edges by loops of the sinuous Housatonic. Nature finds rhymes for them in the recurring measures of the seasons. Winter strips them of their ornaments and gives them, as it were, in prose translation, and summer reclothes them in all the splendid phrases of their leafy language. " What are these maples and beeches and birches but odes and idyls and...
Halaman 18 - OFFICERS 1. It shall be the duty of the President, or in his absence, the senior Vice-President, to preside at all meetings of the Institute or Council.
Halaman 3 - Give me access to the knowledge which enabled you to make two blades of grass grow where but one grew before...
Halaman 18 - Any adult person may become a member of this Society by paying two dollars ($2.00) annually. Any person not of age who shall plant and protect a tree, under the direction of the Board of Directors, or shall pay the sum of...
Halaman 3 - Burgoyne elm," at Albany, NY — This tree was planted on the day the British general, Burgoyne, was brought a prisoner into Albany, the day after the surrender. The weeping-willow in...
Halaman 18 - No debt shall be contracted by the Board of Directors beyond the amount of available funds within their control to pay it, and no member of this Society shall be liable for any debt of the Society beyond the amount of his or her subscription.
Halaman 18 - The officers of this Society shall consist of a President, Vice President, Secretary...
Halaman 18 - IV. It shall be the duty of the President, and, in his absence, of the senior Vice-president, to preside at all meetings of the Society, and to carry out all orders of the Board of Directors.
Halaman 4 - Trees already grown ancient have been consecrated by the presence of eminent personages or by some conspicuous event in our national history, such as the Elm tree at Philadelphia, at which William Penn made his famous treaty with nineteen tribes of barbarians ; the Charter Oak at Hartford, which preserved the written guarantee of the liberties of the Colony of Connecticut; the wide-spreading Oak tree of Flushing, Long Island, under which George Fox, the founder of the Society of Friends or Quakers,...

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