1920 Bloomington,indiana Nat'l Daughters Of Civil War Veterans Two Document Set
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1920 Bloomington,indiana Nat'l Daughters Of Civil War Veterans Two Document Set:
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Click images to enlargeDescription Check it out! Here is a rare, one-of-a-kind set of 2 (TWO!) different documents from the 1920 formation of the Bloomington Indiana (Home of Indiana University) Chapter of the Daughters of Veterans of the Civil War organbization- One is a 14" wide by 18" long ornate partly printed / partly handwritten official document from 1920 issued by "The National Alliance of the Daughters of Veterans of the United States Of America" and issued to a young woman from Bloomington Indiana and Monroe County, home of Indiana University. The document features an ornate image of a federal Eagle standing on a Stars & Stripes shield and reads: "To all to whom these presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that in the name and by the authority of The National Alliance of the Daughters of Veterans of the United States Of America, and reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism and fidelity of our worthy sisters: (has a section with the handwritten names of women whom I assume are members of the Bloomington chapter). And by virtue of authority vested in me, as President of said Alliance, by the laws of the state of Ohio, and especially under and by virtue of Art. IV of the articles of incorporation of said alliance, To Grant and Issue Charters, establish and organize Sister Bodies, auxiliary hereof. I do hereby issue this charter and establish them, their associates and successors, a Tent of the National Alliance of the Daughters of Veterans. To be known as Mary Mulky Tent Number Eight Located at Bloomington in County of Monroe state of Indiana. They are hereby duly authorized and empowered to perform all acts necessary to conduct the business of said Tent, in accordance with the Constitution provided for its government, the general rules and regulations of the order, and its obedience to all legal orders coming from the proper authorities. In Testimony Whereof, I have hereto set my hand and cause the seal of the Daughters of Veterans to be affixed to this 18th day of September in the year of our Lord, one thousand nine hundred and twenty and in the one hundredth and forty fourth year of our Independence of the United States of America. Attest: Elsie Dreibelbiss secretary. Etta Bickel President." And features a red and a blue deckle edged official stamp on the front. Comes with a separate 7" wide by 18" long addendum cover that also features an ornate Eagle emblem at the top flanked by battle scenes and reads: "To all to whom these Presents shall come, Greeting: Know ye, that in the name and by the authority of the Daughters of Union Veterans of the Civil War 1861~~~1865 and reposing special trust and confidence in the patriotism and fidelity of our worthy sisters:" both documents have some wear on the edges and tape staining on the edges from the era but will display very nicely. Set has only light wear and soiling-A great ORIGINAL, VINTAGE item with real character ready for display-A great VINTAGE ORIGINAL item (Not a Reproduction or a Reprint)-How many of these survived? This is an ORIGINAL item, NOT A REPRODUCTION item! Postage information is listed at the bottom-$ 8.75 postage is required. Images sell!
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