Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 1

Rapport Du Comite Consultatif; Report of the Advisory Committee Volume 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1863 edition. Excerpt: ...Therefore, we ladies associate ourselves together for this purpose, under the name of The Ladies' Christian Commission of, and adopt for our government the following CONSTITUTION. Article 1.--This Commission shall be auxiliary to the United States Christian Commission for the Army and Navy. Article 2.--Its object shall be to aid, in all suitable ways, --especially by raising money, and by gathering stores or making clothing to be forwarded, --in the work of benefiting the defenders of our nation temporally and spiritually. Article 3.--Any lady, by vote of the Board of Managers, can become a member of this Commission upon the payment of, or an honorary member upon payment of, or a life member upon payment of, or any gentleman an associate member upon payment of into the treasury of the Commission. Article 4.--The general control of the affairs of the Commission shall be committed to Managers, to be elected annually, on of in each year, but to hold office until others are elected to fill their place. They shall elect an Executive Committee of mem bers, of whom shall be a quorum for business; a President, Vice Presidents, a Secretary and a Treasurer, who shall also be members and officers ex-officio of the Executive Committee, and this Committee and these officers shall perform the customary duties of their position. Article 5.--All money received by this Commission over and above what is required for the purchase of materials and the payment of incidental expenses, shall be transmitted by the Treasurer quarterly, or as much more frequently as the Board may direct, to the Treasurer of the (United States Christian Commission). Article 6.--The Board may make all necessary by-laws, to carry out its specified objects; and shall report to the (United.show more

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  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 15mm | 499g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123667863X
  • 9781236678638