* [Many of the benefits of Friendly Societies may be insured at a much smaller rate of payment than six-pence a week.—See No. V. of these publications.—Publisher's Note (Society for the Improvement of the Working Population)]
The cuneiform inscription in the Liberty Fund logo is the earliest-known written appearance of the word "freedom" (amagi), or "liberty." It is taken from a clay document written about 2300 B.C. in the Sumerian city-state of Lagash.