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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 2 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: January 23, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 13: England.—June, 1838, to March, 1839.—Age, 27-28. (search)
mentioned in them with whom he had more or less association, and from whom he received hospitality or civilities. Some of these are the following: George Peabody,American banker, 1795-1869. W. Empson, son-in-law of Lord Jeffrey (Hertford). Thomas Longman, Jr. (2 Hanover Terrace, Regent's Park). Arthur J. Johnes, of Lincoln's Inn (4 South Bank, Alpha Road). Petty Vaughan (1788-1854), son of Benjamin Vaughan, of Hallowell, Me. (70 Fenchurch Street). Sir George Rose (Hyde Park Gardens). Robert Alexander (13 Duke Street, Westminster). J. N. Simpkinson (21 Bedford Place, Russell Square). J. Guillemard (27 Gower Street). Graham Willsmore, of Plowden Buildings Temple (1 Endsleigh Street, Tavistock Square). John Washington, of the Royal Geographical Society. John P. Parker, Secretary of the Temperance Society (Aldine Chambers, Paternoster Row). Frederick Foster, whom Sumner met at Wortley Hall. Alexander Baillie Cochrane (4 Burlington Gardens). Lady Mary Shepherd. Sumner's acquaintance
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), Unveiling of Valentine's Recumbent figure of Lee at Lexington, Va., June 28th, 1883. (search)
n, for they were filled with high purpose, and religion and knowledge they knew should be hand-maids of each other. And showing their instinctive refinement, where the corn waved its tassels, and the wheat bowed to the wind, by their rude log huts in the wilderness, there also the vine clambered, and the rose and lily bloomed. In 1749, near Greeneville, in Augusta county—and Augusta county was then an empire stretching from the Blue Ridge mountains to the Mississippi river—in 1749, Robert Alexander, a Scotch-Irish immigrant, who was a Master of Arts of Trinity College, Dublin, established there The Augusta Academy—the first classical school in the Valley of Virginia. Under his successor, Rev. John Brown, the academy was first moved to Old Providence, and again to New Providence church, and just before the Revolution, for a third time, to Mount Pleasant, near Fairfield, in the new county of Rockbridge. In 1776, as the revolutionary fires were kindling, there came to its head as<
ferred.--By Mr. McGruder, the remonstrance of certain citizens of Henrico against the extension of the corporate limits of Richmond; by Mr. Bassel, the petition of citizens of Randolph and upshur, praying an appropriation for the construction of a road on State account; by Mr. McKenzie, the petition of citizens of Alexandria in favor of repealing that portion of the tax law which makes vessels retailing wood take out a license. Adverse Reports.--The Committee on Finance reported adversely to the petition of Robert Alexander and others, to release John Ray of a fine. The Committee on Schools and Colleges, adversely on the resolution for paying to J. T. Irving, a sum of money out of the school fund. The Committee on Military Affairs asked to be discharged from the consideration of a resolution asking them to inquire into the expediency of allowing compensation to James Carskadon and Wm. F. Davis, for services rendered the 77th Regiment Virginia Militia. Granted: Adjourned.
by way of Clay C. H., terminating at the upper three forks of Sandy; by Mr. Bell, of changing the time of holding the Circuit Courts of Page county. Petitions, &c., Presented.--By Mr. Graham, the petition of Solomon D. Maxwell and others, asking for an extension of the Black Lack and Plaster Bank Turnpike; by Mr. Jones, of Appomattox, the petition of members of the County Court of Appomattox, asking authority to borrow money for the purchase of arms; by Mr. Morris, the petition of Robt. Alexander and others, to release John Ray from the payment of a fine; by the same, the petition of W. H. Cecil and others, for releasing Henry Snider from the penalties of a conviction for permitting unlawful gaming at his ordinary, in Marshall county; by Mr. Lucas, the petition of citizens of Giles and Monroe counties for a turnpike road; by Mr. Friend, the petition of Jas. Wallace, a free negro, to remain in the Commonwealth; by Mr. Graham, the resolves of a meeting of Wythe co., held January 1