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In those exploits which made Paul Jones famous, French sailors were his comrades in arms.
In the long and bloody war which gave us national life, France was our generous ally.
By The Order Op The Cincinnati,
Instituted Ry The Officers Of The American Army, May 10th, 13th and June 15th, 1783.
Its Principles Are Immutarle.
"Interest in the lives, characters, and exploits of our ancestors forms no small part of the sentiment of
Selected by Heth Lorton,
Through the gray vista of years we behold noble women making homes in spite of uncertainty, suffering, and death.
They rocked the cradle of the nation; they helped to build a glorious country. Their courage, their gentleness and their tenderness grow with the years.
To perpetuate the memory of their virtues and to preserve the highest ideals, the National Society of Colonial Dames was formed.
May the members of this Society always maintain
That courtesy which gives no pain;
That heroism which faints not;
That charity which suffereth long and is kind; emulating the virtues of their Colonial Mothers, and transmitting the highest aspirations to their daughters!
President-General Colonial Dames of America.
DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN
Hebe's to the daughters of the American Revolution,
Love! Honor! Lirerty!
Lucy Clair Atkinson, Begent Old Dominion Chapter, Bichmond.