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rt to this place, which was the first dwelling-house on Stony Brook. After the Messrs. Roberts purchased the property the wooden buildings were burned, and the present establishment arose from their ashes. On Warren Street stood an old dwelling occupied in 1798 by Peter Warren, opposite Hagar's lane, once a road where many of the first settlers lived, now open merely as a cart path, and without a house upon it. On Beaver Street, near the Watertown line, is the house occupied by Captain Samuel Barnes in 1798. His father-in-law, Phinehas Warren, father of Peter, occupied the place before him, and he was probably preceded by his father Joshua, grandson of John Warren, who came to Watertown in 1630, and with Abraham Browne was appointed to lay out all the highways. March 14, 1658-59, he was warned for not attending public worship; but Old Warren is not to be found in town. He was also fined for not attending public worship, and for violating the law concerning baptism, and in 166
The Daily Dispatch: May 21, 1864., [Electronic resource], The War News — Grant Quiet — Another Reverse for Butler on the Southside — the battles in Louisiana, &c. (search)
in foot; Privates Jonas Banheiser, of Richmond, in arm; L. R. Thomas, mortally, in head; Jos. Covington, of Middlesex, in hip; Leonard Magor, of Middlesex, arm amputated; Corp'l Adams, of Pittsylvania, slight, in shoulder; Privates R. Brown, do, do, in knee; Henry Inman, do, do, in head. The following is a list of the killed and wounded in the Huger Battery, from Norfolk, Va.: Killed: Sergt Peed. Wounded: Privates C. Latimore, W. A. Moore, A. Parroit, Thos B. Phillips, arm off; Samuel Barnes, slightly. A Diary from Butler's Army. The following are some extracts from a diary captured last Monday in the Drewry's Bluff fight. The name inscribed on it is Jno. L. Ripper, Co E, 39th III. "Veteran Volunteers:" Camp Grant, Va.,April 21--I commenced scratching in this new Diary. Very cool day — have battalion drill. May 6, 1864.--Gen. Gillmore, Gen. Terry, Gen. Ames, and Gen. Foster, are all here about 5 miles from Bermuda Hundreds. Our regiment was thrown out t
Wanted, three or four good Porters; also, one or two good Carpenters. Any person having such property to call sell or hire, will please address me at Wylliesburg. Charlotte county, Va. References Bacon & Baker villa, or Jeter & Harvia, Richmond, Va. I have for sale a fine thoroughbred Stallion, Jackson by imported Fly-by-Night. Also, two fine Jacks. Samuel Barnes. [de 31--10t*]
ecome notorious! "For a number of years Illnour had boarded in company with a man named Samuel Barnes. To him he said that he had been unfortunate in business. He had made some money at one titt and Fleming commenced. Then came the desire for notoriety which resulted in his death. "Barnes states that he went with Illnour into his office, on Monroe street, on Saturday afternoon. Illnossed a wish that he could 'swap places with them.' He then procured a phial of laudanum, and, in Barnes's presence, drank it nearly out. Barnes, his old friend, sprang toward him when he drank, and snBarnes, his old friend, sprang toward him when he drank, and snatched the phial from his hand. But he had imbibed a sufficient quantity to insure his speedy death; and, after swallowing it, coolly walked to the Lum House, No. 88 Monroe street, and sat reading the papers while the poison was effecting its work. "Soon after the fatal draught, Barnes and Mr. Briggs, the proprietor of the place, brought three doctors to see him. He acknowledged to them all