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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Life of George Ticknor. (search)
She went on with her work for several years, having among her pupils the daughters of some of the best families in town. She always said that she liked the occupation, and certainly continued it, when it was no longer necessary, after her marriage with Mr. Ticknor, which took place May 1, 1790. The children by her first marriage were Eliza, who married William H. Woodward, a respectable lawyer in Hanover, N. H., and the defendant in the memorable case of Dartmouth College vs. Woodward; Benjamin, a captain of a merchant ship lost at sea, who was the father of the two eminent members of the bar, Benjamin Robbins Curtis and George Ticknor Curtis; Harriet, who died at the age of twenty-two; and Augustus, who was lost at sea, on a northern voyage, at the age of eighteen. Mr. Ticknor was the only child of the second marriage. William Ticknor, father of Elisha, was a farmer, residing in Lebanon, N. H. He lived to a great age, dying in 1822, the year after his son. We give here s
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 17: (search)
two German refugees, scholarly men, who had fled, for political reasons, first to Switzerland, and thence to the United States, and who had written to him asking aid in finding employment. Their names were Beck and Follen, and it was supposed they might be found or heard of in Philadelphia. On his way home, therefore, Mr. Ticknor took great pains to gain some knowledge of them in Philadelphia, but failed up to the last day of his stay there. On that day, Mr. John Vaughan Brother of Mr. Benjamin and Mr. William Vaughan; see ante, p. 55. dined with him at the hotel, and, being interested in the search, suggested, as a last resource, that a Swiss shopkeeper in the neighborhood might possibly furnish some information. This chance was tried successfully. Two modest young men were found, just preparing, in despair of better things, to go as tillers of the soil into the interior of Pennsylvania. Mr. Ticknor said to them, You must furnish me with a written statement of your history
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
Sir) Philip, 420. Cranbourne, Lord, 268. Cranston, G., 277. Craufurd, Mr., 270. Craufurd, Sir J., 270. Craven, Mr., 175. Creighton, Sir, Alexander, 421, 422. Creuzer, G. F., 125. Crillon, Duc de, 255. Cumming, Sir, William, 176. Curran, John Philpot, 294. Curtis, Augustus, 4. Curtis, Benjamin, first husband of Mrs. E. Ticknor, 3; graduate of Harvard College, 3; surgeon in Revolutionary Army, 4 and note; physician in Boston, 4; dies young, 4; father of Mrs. William H. Woodward, Benjamin, Harriet, and Augustus Curtis, grandfather of B. R. and G. T. Curtis, 4. Curtis, Benjamin, son of Dr. B. C. and Mrs. Elizabeth Billings Curtis, 4. Curtis, Benjamin R., 4. Curtis, C. P., 316 note. Curtis, Eliza, wife of W. H. Woodward, 4, 7, 276. Curtis, George Ticknor, 4, 317; letter to G. S. Hillard, 326, 391. Curtis, Harriet, 4. Curtis, Rev., Philip, 3. Curtis, T. B., 316 note. Custis, Miss Nellie (Mrs. Peter), 38. Cuvier, Baron, 255. D Dahl, J. C. C., 482, 4