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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 14 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 10 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 8 2 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 9, 1861., [Electronic resource] 7 1 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 6 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3 5 1 Browse Search
Oliver Otis Howard, Autobiography of Oliver Otis Howard, major general , United States army : volume 2 4 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: September 6, 1861., [Electronic resource] 2 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 2 0 Browse Search
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Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War., Chapter 50: Second attack on Fort Fisher. (search)
cond-Assistant, J. S. Kelleper; Third-Assistants, D. M. Fulmer, F. W. Towner and William Bond; Boatswain, J. H. Polley; Gunner, George Edmonds. *Ticonderoga--Second-rate. Captain, Charles Steedman; Lieutenant, Geo. B, White; Acting-Volunteer-Lieutenant, L. G. Vassallo, Surgeon, C. J. Cleborne; Paymaster, H. M. Denniston; Ensigns, W. W. Maclay, A. S. Crowningshield and Geo. W. Coffin; First-Lieutenant of Marines, C. F. Williams; Acting-Master's Mates, Wm. Charleton, Jr., E. A. Sibell, Wm. Cooper and L. Norton: Engineers: Chief, T. J. Jones; Second-Assistant, H. H. Barrett; Acting-Second-Assistants, R. I. Middleton and M. Smith; Acting-Third-Assistants, O. Bassett, H. M. Noyes, M. W. Thaxter and S. J. Hobbs; Boatswain, H. E. Barnes; Gunner, Joseph Smith; Acting-Carpenter, M. E. Curley; Sailmaker, J. C. Herbert. *Brooklyn--Second rate. Captain, James Alden; Lieutenant, T. L. Swann; Surgeon, George Maulsby; Assistant Surgeon, H. S. Pitkin; Paymaster, G. E. Thornton; Captain of
Rev. Mr. Simon Bradstreet, the Rev. Mr. Richard Brown, the Rev. Mr. John Fox, the Rev. Mr. Nathaniel Appleton, the Rev. Mr. William Cooper, the Rev. Mr. Joshua Gee, the Rev. Mr. Joseph Emerson, and the Rev. Mr. Hull Abbot. Four of these reverend eldo a council, and, having distributed the several parts of the work, went to the place of public worship, where the Rev. Mr. William Cooper began with prayer. Prayer being ended, the Rev. Mr. Benjamin Colman preached an excellent sermon from these whe grace of God in vain. This being done, the Rev. Mr. Hancock proceeded to ordination,--Mr. Colman, Mr. Appleton, and Mr. Cooper joining in the imposition of hands. After this, the Rev. Mr. Appleton gave me the right hand of fellowship. We then sin full activity during Mr. Turell's ministry; and the Medford church was instructed occasionally by Rev. Messrs. Colman, Cooper, Gardner, and Byles, of Boston; Prince, Warren, and Clapp, of Cambridge; Stimson, of Charlestown; Coolidge, of Watertown;
RoseCaptain Thomas Brooks. PompCaptain Thomas Brooks. PeterCaptain Francis Whitmore. LondonSimon Bradshaw. SelbyDeacon Benjamin Willis. PrinceBenjamin Hall. PunchWidow Brooks. FloraStephen Hall. RichardHugh Floyd. DinahCaptain Kent. CaesarMr. Brown. ScipioMr. Pool. PeterSquire Hall. NiceSquire Hall. CuffeeStephen Greenleaf. IsaacJoseph Tufts. AaronHenry Gardner. Chloe-------- Negro girlMr. Boylston. Negro womanDr. Brooks. Joseph, Plato, PhebeIsaac Royal. Peter, Abraham, CooperIsaac Royal. Stephy, George, HagarIsaac Royal. Mira, Nancy, BetseyIsaac Royal. We are indebted to a friend for the following: It may be interesting here to mention a circumstance illustrative of the general feeling of the town in those days with regard to slavery. In the spring of 1798 or ‘99, a foreigner named Andriesse, originally from Holland, who had served many years at the Cape of Good Hope and in Batavia as a commodore in the Dutch navy, moved into the town from Boston, where h
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Volunteer refreshment saloons. (search)
evolent women living in the vicinity of this landing-place of the volunteers imitated their patriotic sister, and a few of them formed themselves into a committee for the regular distribution of coffee on the arrival of soldiers. Gentlemen in the neighborhood interested themselves in procuring other supplies, and for a few days these were dispensed under the shade of trees in front of a cooper-shop at the corner of Otsego Street and Washington Avenue. Then the coopershop (belonging to William Cooper) was used. The citizens of Philadelphia became deeply interested in the benevolent work, and provided ample means to carry it on. Whole regiments were supplied. The cooper-shop was too small to accommodate the daily increasing number of soldiers, and another place of refreshment was opened on the corner of Washington Avenue and Swanson Street, in a building formerly used as a boat-house and rigger's loft. Two volunteer refreshment-saloon committees were formed, and known respectively
eated and did not appear in Shelbyville again. A school building was burned at Carthage, Tenn., by incendiaries; and at Somerville, Saulsbury, Pocahontas, and in numerous other country places the schools were completely broken up by insults and shameful outrages perpetrated upon the teachers. The outcropping of cruelties in portions of Louisiana showed by the persons who were chosen as victims that the effort of the secret organization was particularly political. On July 28, 1868, William Cooper, a white Unionist, came to our agent in the parish of Franklin. He was severely wounded, having been shot in his own house near Girard Station; a freedman named Prince was killed in the same parish, and all the teachers were so terrified by such demonstrations as to stop teaching. In the preceding April a good teacher, Frank Sinclair, had been slain in Ouachita, and other helpers there were so put in jeopardy of their lives that they could only teach secretly in the cabins. At ma
ll, J. R., I, 565, 566. Cody, W. F., II, 567. Coke, Phillip St. G., I, 147. Colburn, N. B., I, 209. Colby, Abram, II, 384. Cole, A. S., II, 216. Cole, John A., II, 420. Columbia, Taking of, II, 117-133. Colyer, Vincent, II, 176. Comstock, Cyrus B., I, 354, 365, 376. Comte de Paris, I, 377, 401. Coney, Samuel, I, 69. Conway, Thomas W., II, 186, 188, 215-217, 283, 302. Conyngham, David B., I, 532. Cook, B. C., II, 395, 397. Cooke, Jay, 1, 139. Cooper, William, II, 379. Come, J. M., 1, 535, 536; 11, 18, 38, 46, 58-63, 66, 70, 81, 82, 103. Cosby, George B., I, 70. Coster, Charles R., I, 417. Couch, D. N., I, 172, 220, 229, 230, 233-239, 272, 289, 298, 306, 311, 324, 337, 344, 345, 349, 356, 359, 362, 367, 398; II, 181. Courcillon, de, Eugene, 1, 65. Courtney, Mr., I, 238. Cox, Jacob 1)., 1, 272, 280, 303, 304, 511, 565, 585, 592, 609; 11, 13. Cox, R. S., II, 260, 261. Cox, Samuel S., II, 200. Craig, Henry K., I, 6
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 6: fiction I — Brown, Cooper. (search)
o show that democracy has its contrasts, that two hundred years can be called a kind of antiquity, and that the border warfare between pioneer and Indian is one of the great chapters in the world's romance. The task weighed less upon Cooper than it might had he been from boyhood at all bookish or, when he began his career, either scholar or conscious man of letters. But, unlike Brown, he had been trained in the world. Born at Burlington, New Jersey, 15 September, 1789, the son of Judge William Cooper and Susan Fenimore, James Cooper The family name was changed to Fenimore-Cooper by act of legislature in April, 1826. Cooper soon dropped the hyphen. was taken in November, 1790, to Cooperstown, the raw central village of a pioneer settlement recently established by his father on Otsego Lake, New York. Here the boy saw at first hand the varied life of the border, observed its shifts and contrivances, listened to tales of its adventures, and learned to feel the mystery of the dark
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index. (search)
the British Parliament, 135 Considerations on the propriety of imposing taxes in the British colonies, etc., 130 Contemplations, 155 Contrast, the, 218, 219, 220, 227, 229, 232 Contrat social, 102, 119 Cook, Captain, 186 Cool thoughts on the present situation, etc., 98 Coombe, Thomas, 163 Cooper, J. Fenimore, 187, 208, 209, 231, 232, 276, 292, 293-306, 307, 308, 309, 31o, 311, 314, 36, 317, 318, 319, 320,322,324,325 Cooper, Myles, 138 Cooper, Thomas, 202 Cooper, Judge, William, 293, 294 Coquette, the, 285, 286 Cornwallis, 144, 145 Cortez, 287, 319 Cotton, Rev.John, 21, 35-38, 43,50, 158 Count Julian, 317 Countryman, Letters of A, 148 Courier (Charleston), 237 Court of fancy, the, 176 Cousin, Victor, 332 Cowley, 112, 177 Cowper, 166, 178 n., 180, 263, 273, 276 Cox, Ross, 210 Cox, William, 241 Coxe, Tench, 148 Crabbe, George, 279 Crafts, William, 237 Cranch, Christopher P., 333, 341 Crater, the, 302 Crayo
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 36: first session in Congress.—welcome to Kossuth.—public lands in the West.—the Fugitive Slave Law.—1851-1852. (search)
y the ablest of Sumner's efforts, but the ablest exposition of that side of the question he had met with, believing this to be also the opinion of all candid men, and even of the Southerners, as shown by the reception they gave it. The speech was warmly applauded in letters from eminent divines,—Charles Lowell, John Pierpont, Convers Francis, William H. Furness, A. A. Livermore, Samuel Osgood, Rufus P. Stebbins, and James W. Thompson. A senator then far removed in opinion and party action (Cooper of Pennsylvania), whose subsequent change of position may have been due to the speech, wrote:— While I differ with you in many of your views on this subject, I can still admire the ability and manly frankness with which you maintain them. As an intellectual effort, your speech will rank with any made in the Senate since I have been a member of it. Many years afterwards, Wilson wrote in his history, Vol. II. p. 355. This speech—learned, logical, exhaustive, and eloquent, worthy <
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 39: the debate on Toucey's bill.—vindication of the antislavery enterprise.—first visit to the West.—defence of foreign-born citizens.—1854-1855. (search)
had just been re-elected senator against the opposition of Compromise Democrats and Know Nothings. Then followed Bayard, and at last Sumner, who denounced the bill as an effort to bolster up the Fugitive Slave Act,—a measure which was conceived in defiance of the Constitution, and was a barefaced subversion of every principle of humanity and justice; and he closed his speech with a motion for its repeal, which obtained nine votes. Works, vol. III. pp. 529-547. Fessenden, Seward, and even Cooper, now voted with Sumner, but Fish and Hamlin were still silent. Sumner had in this vote a new ally in his colleague, Wilson. Butler could not refrain from renewing to Sumner his old questions about constitutional obligations, and being baffled, said he would not take advantage of the infirmity of a man who did not know half his time what he was about. As Sumner was scrupulously correct in his habits, and as Butler often and at the very time appeared to have been drinking to excess, the rema
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