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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 72

Ground-Rent Revenue League

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Ground-Rent Revenue League

"He's true to God who's true to man. Where'er a wrong is done

To the humblest, or the weakest, 'neath the all-beholding sun, That wrong is also done to us; and they are slaves most base; Whose love of right is for themselves, and not for all the race.


1.The name shall be The Ground-Rent Revenue League.
2.The object of the League shall be to spread by such peaceable and lawful means as may be found most desirable and efficient, a knowledge of the truth that God has made provision for the needs of all men during-their residence Upon earth, and that involuntary poverty is the result of the human laws that allow individuals to claim as private property that which the Creator has provided for the use of all; and by every constitutional means to wage an active warfare against the conditions that, in spite of the advance in the powers of productive condemn so many to degrading poverty, and foster vice, crime, and greed.
3.The means to be employed in attaining these objects shall be lecture! debates, readings, distribution of tracts and pamphlets, and such other means is may be devised.
4.The League shall consist of Members paying a subscription of 2s. 6d., and endorsing the above objects.
5.The affairs of the League shall be managed by a Committee, consisting of Hon. President. President, Secretary, Treasurer, and Five Members, with pod to add to their number.
6.The League shall meet on the third Tuesday in each month, at 7.30 p.m.; unless otherwise ordered.

Edward Withy

President, Parnell.

F. M. King

, Hon. Secretary, High Street, Auckland.

Wright and Jaques, General Printers, Albert Street, Auckland.