Both he and Jameson were fond of astronomy.
I possess a letter, which I have mislaid, written by Jameson to Page in, I think, 1781, noting his observations of some astronomical phenomena, and jotted on the same sheet are the observations of Page himself of the same manifestations.
The society of propitious title, whose offices were suspended by the American Revolution, has left a tangible memorial.
In the cabinet of the Virginia Historical Society is an engraved gold medal awarded John Hobday in 1774 for the model of a machine for threshing wheat.
I would not have you forget John Banister, the eminent naturalist, who lost his life in 1697 by a fall in endeavoring to secure a coveted plant.
The motto adopted by a lamented friend, the late Thomas Hicks Wynne, as that of his valuable serial Documents Relating to the Old Dominion—Gather up the fragments that remain—I would, young gentlemen, earnestly commend to you.
In the Smithsonian Institution there is an invaluable colle
ohn B., 80.
Granberry, Bishop John C., 365.
Grant's Campaign in 1864, 139; his forces in, 177; censor, warned him to stop drinking, 154; on to Richmond, 81.
Gravel Hill, Battle of, 337.
Green, Colonel J. W., 166.
Gurley House, Battle of, 102.
Hampton Roads Conference, 33.
Hampton, Strategy of General Wade, 278.
Harrison, James P., 111
Hatcher's Run Battle of, 103.
Helena, Ark., Attack on, July 4, 1863, 197.
Hindman, General T C., placed under arrest, 69.
Hobday, Captain, John, Gallantry of, 102; killed, 103.
Holcombe Guards (Company I, 7th Virginia Infantry), Roll of the, 115.
Hollins. Commodore George N., 88.
Howitzers, The Richmond, at Harper's Ferry in 1859, 110
Howlett House, Battery at, 40.
Hunton, General, Eppa, Brigade of, 83.
Irby, Captain, Richard, 240.
Ireland, Mission of Lieutenant J. L. Capston to, in 1863, 202.
Jackson, General John K., 121.
Jackson, General T. J., Pen picture of, 135.
James City Cavalry, its organ