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James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley 3 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), New York public Library, the (search)
ady exist shall be properly housed, provided they become part of the Public Library system. A bill to facilitate such union on the part of the smaller libraries was signed by the governor in the spring of 1901. The buildings where the work of the library is carried on at present are as follows: reference branches. Astor Building, 40 Lafayette Place. Lenox Building, 890 Fifth Avenue. circulating branches. Bond Street, 49 Bond Street. Ottendorfer, 135 Second Avenue. George Bruce, 226 West 42d Street. Jackson Square, 251 West 13th Street. Harlem, 218 East 125th Street. Muhlenberg, 130 West 23d Street. Bloomingdale, 206 West 100th Street. Riverside, 261 West 69th Street. Yorkville, 1523 Second Avenue. Thirty-fourth Street, 215 East 34th Street. Chatham Square, 22 East Broadway. The library now contains about 500,000 volumes and 175,000 pamphlets in the reference department, and 175,000 volumes in the circulating department. Among notewor
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James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley, Chapter 10: the first penny paper—and who thought of it. (search)
ere both, however, highly respected in the printing world, and both had friends among those whose operations keep that world in motion. They hired part of a small office at No. 54 Liberty street. Horace Greeley's candid story prevailed with Mr. George Bruce, the great type founder, so far, that he gave the new firm credit for a small quantity of type—an act of trust and kindness which secured him one of the best customers he has over had. (To this day the type of the Tribune is supplied by Mr. Mr. Bruce.) Before the new year dawned, Greeley and Story were ready to execute every job of printing which was not too extensive or intricate, on favorable terms, and with the utmost punctuality and dispatch. On the morning of January 1st, 1833, the morning Post, and a snow-storm of almost unexampled fury, came upon the town together. The snow was a wet blanket upon the hopes of newsboys and carriers, and quite deadened the noise of the new paper, filling up areas, and burying the tiny sheet a
Forty Sixth Va. Regiment.--Casualties in the 46th Va. infantry, Wise's brigade, in the battles near Petersburg, on the 16th and 18th May: Co. A--Killed: A. C. Dabney. Wounded: Wm M. Wise, foot amputated, John Robinson, slightly in foot; A Isaacs, severely in face; Sergt Jas Williams, slightly in side; A Wilson, in head. Co B — Samuel Webb, wounded slight in knee, Co C — Wounded: Lieut Jas. D. Davis, severe in thigh; Corpl W. P. Jefferson, severe in side. Co D — Killed: Geo. Bruce. Wounded: E. F. Shiflett, slight in face. Co F — Killed: S. D. Parker. Wounded: Sergt S. S. Bird, slight in ankle; P. O. Twyfort, slight in foot. Co K — Wounded: E. M. Ferrill, slight in knee. Twenty sixth Virginia Regiment--The following is a correct list of casualties in the 26th Virginia regiment, Gen. Wise's brigade, in the fights of the 8th, (at Nottoway Bridge,) 16th, and 18th May: On the 8th--Company C, Captain N. B. Street--Killed: Private Ben Boughton. Wounde