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i by popular uprisings. In 1839 the exiles took refuge in Illinois, and built a handsome city on the banks of the Mississippi, named Nauvoo, which in two years contained two thousand houses. Though warmly welcomed at first, their ill name followed them, and a war seemed imminent between them and the people of the country. In the half-hostile, half-legal phases of the contest, Smith fell into the hands of his enemies, and, while in the custody of the law, was murdered in jail by a mob in June, 1844. The martyrdom of its founder gave a seal to the church. His place as seer and revelator of God, after a brief contest, was usurped by a man of real ability, grasp, and steady purpose. Brigham Young, one of his earliest converts and chief counselors, a man of rude, native strength and cunning and excellent administrative power, came to the front as successor. Holding with firm hand the reins of power, he guided the destiny of the Latter- Day Saints until his death in 1877. Brigham
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 3, Chapter 4: no union with slaveholders!1844. (search)
y, who, two years before, being a newspaper correspondent in Washington, had exercised his Constitutional right to visit Annapolis to report a slaveholders' convention, was Jan. 12, 1842; Life of Torrey, pp. 91-104; Lib. 12.10, 14. recognized, nearly lynched, and, upon his room at the tavern being searched, arrested for his temporary security, but on trial was released on bail. This treatment led him to engage in several hazardous attempts to run slaves off from the border States, and in June, 1844, he was again Life of Torrey, p. 126; Lib. 14.107, 119. in a Maryland jail—this time in Baltimore—on a charge that shut out every prospect of local mercy or Federal intervention. Mr. Garrison, on the happening of this fatal misfortune to his old enemy, banished all resentment, remembering those in bonds as bound with them—all the more because the same prison had once held himself. He professed his Ante, 1.174. readiness to espouse his [Torrey's] cause as though he were my bosom frien<
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 25: service for Crawford.—The Somers Mutiny.—The nation's duty as to slavery.—1843.—Age, 32. (search)
3; Vol. VI. p. 381. In 1844, he contributed the following: Wallace's Reporters; January, 1844; Vol. VI. pp. 425, 426. Reports of the State of Maine; March, 1844; Vol. VI. p. 519. Ray's Report on Insanity; March, 1844; Vol. VI. p. 520. The Number Seven; April, 1844; Vol. VI. p. 529-541. The Reports of the State of New Hampshire; May, 1844; Vol. VII. p. 48-51. Perkins's Edition of Brown's Chancery Reports; May, 1844; Vol. VII. p. 51, 52. American Law Journals; June, 1844; Vol. VII. pp. 65-77. Diversions in Philology. July, 1844; Vol. VII. pp. 155-157. And, at a later period, the following: Wedgewood's Revised Statutes of the United States; June, 1845; Vol. VIII. p. 88. Mackeldey's Compendium of Modern Civil Law; January, 1846; Vol. VIII. pp. 427, 428. Punishments and Prisons; February, 1846; Vol. VIII. pp. 477—--479 and O'Brien on Military Law. April, 1846; Vol. VIII. pp. 529-532. His topics, it will be seen, like those of his earl
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing), chapter 4 (search)
e Divine, a sheltering love; truth, an alwaysspringing fountain; and my soul more alone, and less lonely, more hopeful, patient, and, above all, more gentle and humble in its living. New minds have come to reveal themselves to me, though I do not wish it, for I feel myself inadequate to the ties already formed. I have not strength or time to meet the thoughts of those I love already. But these new have come with gifts too fair to be refused, and which have cheered my passive mind. June, 1844. Last night, in the boat, I could not help thinking, each has something, none has enough. I fear to want them all; and, through ages, if not forever, promises and beckons the life of reception, of renunciation. Passing every seven days from one region to the other, the maiden grows weary of packing the trunk, yet blesses Thee, O rich God! Her letters at this period betray a pathetic alternation of feeling, between her aspiring for a rest in the absolute Centre, and her necessity
ed Deputy Chief of Police, Feb. 11, 1861 Chosen Chief of Police, Apr. 4, 1870 Appointed Probation Officer for Suffolk Co., Oct. 21, 1878 Savannah sufferers Great relief meeting at Faneuil Hall, Jan. 9, 1865 Scales large, first in use at the Market, 1782 Scandals An unwritten sensation in high life, caused by a kiss, Oct., 1788 Carpenter and apprentice girl, at South Boston, Sep., 1821 A constable and Archer's ring, Aug., 1836 Rev. Joy H. Fairchild's, began, June, 1844 Dalton and Coburn, began, Oct., 1855 Hancock School, began, Nov., 1856 Rev. Isaac H. Kalloch's, began, Jan., 1857 Officer Prescott sensation, Aug., 1858 Rev. Henry Ward Beecher sensation, June, 1875 Scavengers Had six carts in service, 1800 Carts ordered to have tail-boards, 1809 Employ 150 horses, 1880 Schools established by law, Oct., 1647 For writing, established, 1696 Provided for colored persons, 1728 Children in the town, 1,334, July, 1799