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ed. Roast: Mule sirloin; mule rump, stuffed with rice; saddleof-mule, à l'armee. Vegetables: Boiled rice; rice, hard boiled; hard rice, any way. Entrees: Mule head, stuffed à la Reb; mule beef, jerked à la Yankie; mule ears, fricasseed à la getch; mule side, stewed-new style, hair on; mule liver, hashed à l'explosion. side Dishes: Mule salad; mule hoof, soused; mule brains l'omelette; mule kidneys, braises on ramrod; mule tripe, on half (Parrot) shell; mule tongue, cold, à la Bray. Jellies: Mule foot (3-to-yard); mule bone, à la trench. Pastry: Rice pudding, pokeberry sauce; cottonwood-berry pie, à la iron-clad; chinaberry tart. dessert: White-oak acorns; beech-nuts; blackberry-leaf tea; genuine Confederate coffee. liquors: Mississippi water, vintage 1492, very superior, $3; limestone water, late importation, very fine, $3.75; spring water, Vicksburg bottled up, $4. Meals at few hours. Gentlemen to wait upon themselves. Any inattention in service
oiled. Mule bacon with poke greens. Mule ham canvassed. Roast. Mule sirloin. Mule rump stuffed with rice. Vegetables. Peas and rice. Entrees. Mule head stuffed á la mode. Mule beef jerked á la Mexicana. Mule ears fricasseed á la gotch. Mule side stewed, new style, hair on. Mule spare ribs plain. Mule liver hashed. side dishes. Mule salad. Mule hoof soused. Mule brains á la omelette. Mule kidney stuffed with peas. Mule tripe fried in pea-meal butter. Mule tongue cold á la Bray. Jellies. Mule foot. Pastry. Pea-meal pudding, blackberry sauce. Cottonwood berry pies. China berry tart. Dessert. White oak acorns. Beech nuts. Blackberry leaf tea. Genuine confederate coffee. Liquors. Mississippi Water, vintage of 1492, superior, $3. Limestone Water, late importation, very fine, $2.75. Spring Water, Vicksburgh brand, $1.50. Meals at all hours. Gentlemen to wait upon themselves. Any inattention on the part of servants will be promptly reported at the office
arting shots. Colonel Robinson's brigade was in the rear, but is now on the ground, ready to take part in the action to-morrow, if the rebels see proper to accept the offer of battle; and they may be compelled to fight, whether they like it or not. The fight took place in a densely wooded and uneven country, known as the Piny Woods, and both cavalry and artillery found it difficult to operate. The force opposed to us was composed of the First and Second Louisiana; Fifth, Seventh, and Bray's Texas cavalry; Moreton's brigade; and one battery of artillery, numbering in all about three thousand men. Walker's division was camped here last night, but moved on to Pleasant Hill this morning. The rebels have now all fallen back toward Pleasant Hill, where it is thought they will make a stand. General Lee was on the field, and gave the direction of affairs in a manner that convinced all parties that he knew exactly what was to be done, and how to do it. He seems determined that the
Historic leaves, volume 1, April, 1902 - January, 1903, Ten Hills Farm, with Anecdotes and Reminiscences (search)
ou may rest assured they were not slow in accepting. On the death of Sir Robert Temple, the property came into the possession of Robert Temple, Jr., who retained it until after the Revolutionary war. The wile of Robert Temple, Jr., was the daughter of Governor Shirley. Ten Hills was the landing place of Gage's night expedition to seize the powder in the Province Magazine (Old Powder House) in September, 1774. The vicinity of Ten Hills was that chosen by Mike Martin for the robbery of Major Bray. It was near the Temple manor, on what is now known as Temple street, that the robbery took place. At the battle of Bunker Hill the Americans drove the English from the house (Sir Robert Temple was a Royalist), and when the Continentals fell back from Breed's hill, they made a stand at Ten Hills, but were obliged to retreat, and the British established themselves in the house, using the large east parlor as a stable for their horses, while the men and officers occupied the rest of the
rs, I.—33. Boston Light Infantry, I.—33. Boston, Siege of. I.—8, 23. Boston Street, III.—15, 17. Boston Tea Party, II.—28, 29. Bow Street, I.—24; III.—12, 13; IV.—30. Bowen, Sergeant, Nathan, II.—29. Bowman, Mrs. S. Z., II.—24. Brackenbury. William, III.—7. Brackett, Edward, I.—34, 35, 36; III.—23 to 25; IV.—28. Bradbury, Charles. III.—19. Bradbury House, III.—19. Brastow, Captain George O., I.—33, 34; III.—20, 23; IV.—22. Brastow School. III.—17. Bray, Major, robbery of, IV.—12. Breed's Hill, IV.—13. Brick Bottom, III.—18. Brickmakers on Medford Turnpike, 1842, II.—16. 17. Brickmakers. the last of the, II.—20. Brickmaking, II.—16. 17. Brickmaking, materials for, II.—17. Brighton Street, III.—15. Bridge, Cambridge, II.—10. Bridge, Charlestown, II.—8, 10. Bridge, Essex, II.—8. Bridge, Maiden, II.—8, 16. Bridge, London, II.—8. Bridges, Ferryman, I.
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 23.,
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ot what he wanted, and took no more dust from anyone. We never heard of the toll-gatherer being robbed of a busy day's receipts, as was the case in other places, but the turnpike road was once the scene of a sensational highway robbery, when Major Bray was held up and robbed by the notorious highwayman, Mike Martin. It is said that on Mrs. Bray's handing over her watch, the knight of the road immediately returned it, saying he never robbed a lady. It was quite a common sight to see Colonee the scene of a sensational highway robbery, when Major Bray was held up and robbed by the notorious highwayman, Mike Martin. It is said that on Mrs. Bray's handing over her watch, the knight of the road immediately returned it, saying he never robbed a lady. It was quite a common sight to see Colonel Samuel Jaques of the Ten-hills farm, bugle in hand, ride up and down the road to and from the hunting grounds mounted on his hunting horse and followed by a pack of hounds. John H. Hooper.
w minutes after 12 o'clock, the Sergeant announced that the time for starting had arrived, and very soon after, the prisoner was escorted from his cell by Deputies Bray and Hall. On arriving at the gate, and seeing that all was ready, Totty's countenance immediately assumed a smile, and stepping quickly into the wagon which awaited him, and which contained his coffin, he took his seat with his back to the horses. He was promptly joined by Rev. Mr. Boggs. Deputy Sergeant Bray, Jailor Hall and assistant Brooks. Moving of the Provision. Fearing that some disturbance might take place, Sergeant Dudley applied to Governor Letcher for a military escord with spectators, anxious to witness the launching of a human soul from time into eternity. When the wagon halted within thirty feet of the "fatal drop," and Sergeant Bray announced his readiness to proceed with his duty, the prisoner, looking pleasantly around him, jumped out of the vehicle, and, a passway having been cleared by
l boy. The Court fixed his value at $600, if sold publicly, under a knowledge of the circumstances of his conviction. Thomas Gwynn, a free negro, charged with a felonious, unlawful and malicious assault upon William Byrd Page, with intent to maim, disfigure, disable and kill, was again led to the bar, and the Court not being unanimous in their opinion as to the guilt of the prisoner, he was discharged from further prosecution. The Court were all for convicting, with the exception of Justice Bray. David S. Chilton, charged with passing counterfeit bank notes, was examined and remanded for final trial. Wm. Cockson, charged with forgery, was examined and remanded for final trial. Cyrus, a slave, the property of John Taliaferro, charged with burglary, was convicted and sentenced to sale and transportation beyond the limits of the United States for the term of his natural life. The Court fixed his value at $700, if sold publicly, under a knowledge of the circumstances
Hustings Court, yesterday. --Aldermen Sanxey, Bray, Timberlake, Binford and Anderson presiding. William Kinstrey was tried by a jury for an assault on Betty Allen, (a white female living in "Solitude," a disreputable row on Cary street,) found guilty, and fined $5 and costs of Court. The Court also ordered Kinstrey to be imprisoned for two months, or until said fine be paid. Charles H. Dimmock, Attorney at Law, was, on motion, allowed to practice in the Court. Joseph Parrish, a white man, and former resident of the State Prison, was tried by jury for a violent assault committed on Geo. W. Gillespie on a canal boat, and being found guilty, was fined $5. Besides the finding of the jury, the Court awarded him 60 days imprisonment in the common jail. Thos. J. Pitts was tried and convicted of an assault on George W. Murray, and fined $10 by a jury. The Court overruled a motion for a new trial, and he thereupon paid the fine. John Hughes, for a violent assaul
Local Matters. Hastings Court, Thursday, Feb. 14th. --Present: Senior Alderman Sanxay and Messrs. Bray, Timberlake and Anderson. Martin Mueller, a native of Germany, took the requisite oaths and was admitted a citizen of the United States. In the case of Wm. Cavenagh, Thos. Devlin and Jas. McCorson, indicted for misdemeanors, the prosecution was abated as to Devlin, defendant, being dead. The other parties being put on trial and found guilty.--Cavenagh was fined $10 and McCorson $5, with costs, and ordered to 30 days imprisonment, and thereafter until said fine be paid. In the case of John Hagan, indicted for abusing officer Seal while in the discharge of his duty, a rule was awarded against J. Callahan, J. Wright, and Dr. Picot, his witnesses, for non- attendance. In the case of Henry Flowers, for misdemeanor, a rule was awarded against Michael Fleming, a recusant witness, returnable forthwith. Oliver Crosmore, indicted for misdemeanor, gave $200 bail f
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