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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing),
Vaux, Roberts 1786- 1836 (search)
Vaux, Roberts 1786-1836 Jurist; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 25, 1786; received a private school education; admitted to the bar in 1808; and became judge of the county court of Philadelphia in 1835. Most of his life was devoted to charity, education, and the reform of the penal code. He was one of the originators of the public school system of Pennsylvania; a founder of the deaf and dumb asylum, the Philadelphia Savings Funds, and other societies. Among his works are Memoirs of the life of Anthony Benezet; Notices of the original and successive efforts to improve the discipline of the prison at Philadelphia, etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., Jan. 7, 1836.
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order,
Boston events. (search)
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct., chapter 9 (search)