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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), United States of America. (search)
a......Dec. 21, 1860 [On their arrival at Washington they addressed a diplomatic letter to the President, Dec. 28. The President replied, Dec. 30, but persistently refused to receive them officially.] Maj. Robert Anderson, in command at Fort Moultrie, Charleston Harbor, South Carolina, abandons that fort and, with its garrison, consisting of seven officers, sixty-one non-commissioned officers and privates, and thirteen musicians, occupies Fort Sumter......night of Dec. 26, 1860 Ralph Farnham, last survivor of the battle of Bunker Hill, dies at Acton, N. H., aged 104 1/2......Dec. 27, 1860 Castle Pinckney and Fort Moultrie seized by South Carolina State troops......Dec. 27, 1860 United States arsenal, with 75,000 stands of arms, seized by South Carolina State troops at Charleston......Dec. 30, 1860 Edward D. Baker, of Oregon, answers the plea of Judah P. Benjamin, of Louisiana, in the Senate for the right of secession......Jan. 2, 1861 Fort Pulaski, at the mouth o
Triangular Warehouse, Roebuck passage, built, 1700 Merchants Row, removed, 1824 Williams House, Washington st., above Dover, removed, Sept., 1866 Old persons Aquitamong, an Indian, aged 112 years, visited Boston, Apr., 1723 Negro Williams, died in Boston, aged. 100 years, July 25, 1728 William Abrams, died in Prince st., aged 102, Feb. 13, 1843 Sexton Samuel Hughes, died, aged 108, Apr. 10, 1845 James Hayes, died in Hamilton street, aged 108, Sep. 17, 1849 Ralph Farnham visits Boston, aged 104, Oct. 18, 1860 Wm. W. Davenport, died in Boston, aged 100, Feb. 25, 1864 Colored man Perkins, died on Southac street, aged 100 years, Mar. 7, 1868 Ole Bull great violinist, Concert at the Melodeon, May 20, 1844 Played at the Coliseum Peace Festival, June 19, 1869 Omnibus come in use in Boston, May, 1833 Omnibus ran from Canton st. to Dock square, June, 1846 Began running to Mt. Auburn every hour, June, 1846 War between proprietor
Death of Ralph Farnham. --Ralph Farnham, the last survivor of the battle of Bunker Hill, died Wednesday morning at Acton, Me., aged 104 years. Death of Ralph Farnham. --Ralph Farnham, the last survivor of the battle of Bunker Hill, died Wednesday morning at Acton, Me., aged 104 years.
The Daily Dispatch: December 31, 1860., [Electronic resource], Death of the last survivor of the battle of Bunker Hill. (search)
Death of the last survivor of the battle of Bunker Hill. --Ralph Farnham, of Acton, Maine, the last survivor of the battle of Bunker Hill, which took place on the 17th of June, 1775.--over a year before the independence of this country was declared — died while on a visit at Great Falls, New Hampshire, on the 26th inst., aged one hundred and four years five months and nineteen days. Mr. Farnham's home was on a farm of one hundred acres, situated about half a mile from the village of Acton, Me. The farm is managed by his second son, Mr. John Farnham, who is now sixty-three years old. The old patriot was the father of seven children, the eldest, who woul. As to spiritual the Holy Scriptures and the various institutions of religion — all of which are designed for our improvement here, and to prepare us to dwell in that better world above. If a kind Providence spares my life and health, you may expect to see me in Boston about the 8th of October Ralph Farnham. Your friend