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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 26 26 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 34. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 8 8 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 7 7 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 15. 6 6 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. 6 6 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 6, April, 1907 - January, 1908 5 5 Browse Search
Plato, Republic 5 5 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 4, April, 1905 - January, 1906 4 4 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 4 4 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. 4 4 Browse Search
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Luther B. Pillsbury. Vice-president of the Somerville Historical Society.—a prominent citizen of Somerville,—Died march 8, 1905. Luther Batchelder Pillsbury was born in Bridgewater, N. H., November 23, 1832, and was the son of Caleb and Nancy (Nelson) Pillsbury. He was of the sixth generation in descent from William and Dorothy Pillsbury, who were married in Dorchester, Mass., in 1641, and settled in Newburyport, where a descendant erected the original Pillsbury mansion Burned about ten years ago. in 1700. Mr. Pillsbury's great-grandfather, Caleb Pillsbury, was one of the most prominent citizens of the town of Amesbury, Mass. He was repeatedly chosen selectman, was representative to the General Court and to the Provincial Congress. He was a captain of militia under the royal authority, and his commission under the king's name, signed by Governor Hutchinson, is carefully preserved by a descendant. He was captain of the little company of fifteen minutemen who marched
gifts made to us by our people. we would no doubt become soon a celebrated landmark to both old and young, and a power among our celebrated institutions, and we live in hopes that we may yet receive from some patriotic and philanthropic person sufficient funds to realize a structure, or else money which will be a nucleus for a building fund, devoted to history, and where the sons and daughters of Revolutionary heroes may also find a home. What better building could be erected in our midst? Like all organizations, death has entered into our midst, taking away some helpful workers. None will be more missed than our first vice-president, Luther B. Pillsbury, who died in 1905, and who was ever constant and interested in the growth of our Society. Also Mrs. Martha Perry Lowe, President Capen, of Tufts College, Quincy A. Vinal, and a few others. Having now covered the principal part of our doings the past ten years, we are working for still better results in the next decade to come.
Historic leaves, volume 6, April, 1907 - January, 1908, List of Officers Past and present (search)
ist of Officers Past and present Presidents Mr. George A. Bruce, 1897-1898 Mr. Charles D. Eliot, 1898-1900 Mr. John F. Ayer, 1901-1904 Mr. Frank M. Hawes, 1905—— Vice-presidents Mr. Charles D. Elliot, 1897 Mr. John F. Ayer, 1898, 1905-1907 Mr. Elbridge S. Brooks, 1898-1901 Mr. Frederic W. Parker. 1898 Mr. John S1905-1907 Mr. Elbridge S. Brooks, 1898-1901 Mr. Frederic W. Parker. 1898 Mr. John S. Emerson, 1899 Mr. Luther B. Pillsbury, 1901-1905 Mr. James F. Whitney, 1901, 1904-1906 Mr. Levi L. Hawes, 1902-1907 Mr. Seth Mason, 1902 Mr. Oliver Bacon, 1903 Mr. F. DeWitt Lapham, 1907 Recording secretaries Mr. George F. Loring, 1897-1898 Mr. Alfred Morton Cutler, 1899 Mrs. Florence E. Holmes, 1905-1907 Miss Flo1905-1907 Miss Florence E. Carr, 1900-1902 Mrs. Elizabeth F. Hammond, 1903-1904 Corresponding secretaries Mr. George E. Littlefield, 1897 Mrs. V. E. Ayer, 1898-1904 Miss Florence E. Carr, 1905 Mrs. Ella Ruth Hurd, 1906-1907 Treasurers Mr. Frederic W. Stone, 1897-1899 Mr. Oliver Bacon, 1900-1902 Mr. Seth Mason, 1903-1906 Mr. Willi