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ed willing and anxious to meet the enemy, and the daring and gallant charge made on the enemy's breastworks, and the obstinacy with which they stood in an open field and fought the enemy partly concealed in the woods, for an hour and a half, at Hatchie River, will bear testimony to the fact, and give them a just claim to the admiration and gratitude of their State and country, and will cause them to mingle their tears with the survivors for the heroes who have fallen. My personal staff, Major John King, Adjutant-General, Captain Balfour, Inspector-General, and Lieutenant Marshall Hairston, A. D. C., were all distinguished for their daring and bravery. I am under many obligations for the promptness with which they assisted me in every engagement; also, to my volunteer Aids, Lieutenant Shepherd and Mr. Templeman, who were conspicuous for daring and gallantry in every engagement, under every fire. Major Hooper, Brigade Quartermaster, and Major Smith, Brigade Commissary, as well as the
Poole1762. Isaac Royal1763. Stephen Hall1764. Isaac Royal1765. Benjamin Hall1773. Willis Hall1785. Thomas Brooks1788. Willis Hall1789. Ebenezer Hall1790. Richard Hall1794. John Brooks1796. Ebenezer Hall1798. John Brooks1803. Caleb Brooks1804. Jonathan Porter1808. Nathan Waite1810. Nathaniel Hall1812. Luther Stearns1813. Jeduthan Richardson1821. Nathan Adams1822. Turell Tufts1823. Joseph Swan1826. Dudley Hall1827. Turell Tufts1828. John Howe1829. John B. Fitch1830. John King1831. John Symmes, jun1832. Thomas R. Peck1834. Galen James1836. James O. Curtis1837. Galen James1838. Lewis Richardson1839. Thomas R. Peck1840. Alexander Gregg1841. Timothy Cotting1844. Alexander Gregg1845. Henry Withington1847. Peter C. Hall1849. James O. Curtis1850. Peter C. Hall1853. Benjamin H. Samson1855. Names of the treasurers. Stephen Willis1696. John Bradstreet1700. Samuel Wade1709. John Whitmore1714. William Willis1725. John Richardson1727. Edward
oks1762. Stephen Hall1763. Benjamin Hall1770. Simon Tufts1772. Benjamin Hall1775. Thomas Brooks1776. T. Brooks, (under the Constitution)1780. Thomas Brooks1781. Aaron Hall1782. John Brooks1785. James Wyman1787. Thomas Brooks1788. Ebenezer Hall1789. Nathaniel Hall1800. Timothy Bigelow1808. Dudley Hall1813. Abner Bartlett1815. Turell Tufts1824. Thatcher Magoun1825. John B. Fitch1826. John Sparrell1831. Thomas R. Peck1833. Frederick A. Kendall1834. Timothy Cotting1834. John King1835. James O. Curtis1836. George W. Porter1837. Lewis Richardson1838. Leonard Bucknam1838. Alexander Gregg1840. Thatcher R. Raymond1843. Gorham Brooks1846. Joseph P. Hall1847. Thatcher R. Raymond1850. Joseph P. Hall1851. James M. Usher1852. Joseph P. Hall1853. Jonathan Oldham1854. Justices of the Peace in Medford. (from Massachusetts Records.) Thomas BrooksMar. 27, 1781. Benjamin HallMar. 27, 1781. Stephen Hall, 3dMar. 27, 1781. Edward BrooksMar. 27, 1781. Tim
raising money, and doing all other necessary acts. The warrant was issued, and the first meeting held at the time specified; and Abner Bartlett, Esq., was chosen Clerk; Messrs. Jonathan Brooks, John Symmes, Darius Wait, Nathan Adams, jun., and John King, Parish Committee; Messrs. J. Richardson, John Howe, and Ebenezer Hall, jun., Assessors; William Ward, Esq., Treasurer. Thus the First Parish on this day became a separate body, under a legal organization. On this day also, Voted to raisest in all faithfulness and love. Mr. Bigelow baptized 66 persons; married 37 couples; officiated at 105 funerals; and admitted 26 communicants to the church. The parish-committee, consisting of Messrs. John Symmes, Jonathan Brooks, and John King, engage Mr. Caleb Stetson, a graduate of Harvard College in 1822, to preach as a candidate for five sabbaths. At the close of his engagement, the parish passed the following votes :-- Jan. 8, 1827: Voted unanimously to give Mr. Caleb Stetson
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers, chapter 2 (search)
following passages are taken from Select Letters of Christopher Columbus, published by the Hakluyt Society, London, 1847, pp. 1-17, 20-22, 27, 33-36, 40-42, 114-121, 129-138, 200-202, 205-210, 214-225. These letters were translated by R. H. Major, Esq., of the British Museum. I.—The first letter from Columbus. [this letter was written on board ship, by Columbus, March 14, 1493, to the noble Lord Raphael Sanchez, treasurer to their most invincible Majesties, Ferdinand and Isabella, King and Queen of Spain. it was written in Spanish, but the original is supposed to be lost. Latin translations of it were made and published in different cities; and a poetical translation was made in Italian, and was sung about the streets of Italy. Knowing that it will afford you pleasure to learn that I have brought my undertaking to a successful termination, I have decided upon writing you this letter to acquaint you with all the events which have occurred in my voyage, and the disco
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers, chapter 13 (search)
[were] as watchful as he. Then I asked Henry Greene whom he would put out with the master. He said, the carpenter, John King, and the sick men. I said they should not do well to part with the carpenter, what need soever they should have. Why the carpenter was in no more regard amongst them was, first, for that he and John King were condemned for wrong done in the victual. i.e., in distributing the food. But the chiefest cause was for that the master loved him, and made him his mate, umight be taken into the ship again. Or I hoped that some one or other would give some notice, either to the carpenter, John King, or the master; for so it might have come to pass by some of them that were the most forward. . . . . In the mean tm what they meant. They told him he should know when he was in the shallop. Now Juet, while this was a-doing, came to John King into the hold, who was provided for him; for he had got a sword of his own, and kept him at a bay, and might have kille
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, A book of American explorers, Index. (search)
inic de, 166. Granganimeo, 180. Wife of, 184. Greene, Henry, 296-301. Gregory XIII., Pope, 290, 328. Grenville (or Greenville), Sir Richard, 188, 190, 193. Guachoya, Cacique of, 135, 139. Gudrid, 14. Guernache, 151. H. Hackit, Thomas, 143. Hais, John de, 165. Hakluyt Society, Publications of, 18, 54, 120, 142, 202, 280. Hakluyt's voyages, 54, 98, 142, 169, 176. Harlow, Captain, 223. Hawkins, Captain, John, 161. Heckewelder, Reverend, John, 290. Henry VII., King (of England), 57, 58. Heriulf, 3, 6. Higginson, Reverend, Francis, 341-355. Hillard, G. S., 230. Hochelaga (now Montreal), 111. Holland, Lords States-General of, 303. Hopkins, Steven, 314, 334. Howe, George, 191. Huarco, 43. Hudson, Henry, and the New Netherlands, 279-308; last voyage of, 296-303. Hudson, John, 302. Hunt, Captain, 335. Robert, 231. Huyck, Jan, 305. I. Indians, Canadian, 100, 105, 108, 111, 114. Indians, Caribbean, 21, 23, 29, 35, 39, 50. Fl
Benjamin Burr. Removed to Hartford. John Champney. Remained here. Richard Champney. Remained here. Josiah Cobbett. Removed to Hingham. Edward Collins. Remained here. John Cooper. Remained here. Gilbert Crackbone. Remained here. Francis Griswold. Remained here. Thomas Hayward. Removed to Duxbury. Ralph Hudson. A proprietor; but resided in Boston. Joseph Isaac. Remained here. Richard Jackson. Remained here. John King. Names soon disappeared. John Moore. Remained here. Walter Nichols. Removed to Charlestown. Richard Parke. Remained here. William Patten. Remained here. Richard Rice. Removed to Concord. Nicholas Roberts. Names soon disappeared. John Santley. Names soon disappeared. Nathaniel Sparhawk. Remained here. Comfort Starr. Removed to Duxbury. Gregory Stone. Remained here. William Towne. Remained here. Thomas Welles
reported dead), of the Twentieth; Major Dowdell, Twenty-first; Col. J. L. Daly and Captain Lynch, Eighteenth, and Captain Atkins, Rapley's battalion. Colonel Cravens (whose horse was shot under him) and Lieutenant-Colonel Matheny, Twenty-first; Colonel Dockery, Nineteenth; Lieutenant-Colonels Dismukes and Fletcher, Majors Williams and Wilson, and Captain Ashford, commanding Rapley's sharpshooters, were particularly distinguished. General Cabell also commended the bravery of his staff, Maj. John King, adjutant-general; Captain Balfour, inspector-general; Lieut. Marshall Hairston, aide-de-camp; his volunteer aides, Lieutenant Shepperd and Mr. Templeton, Captain Burnet, chief of artillery, and Lieutenant Hogg, commanding Appeal battery. The brigade loss was 98 killed, 223 wounded, 214 missing. Gen. Mansfield Lovell mentioned first among the regiments particularly distinguished the Ninth Arkansas, Colonel Dunlop, which, with the Twenty-second Mississippi, was the main factor in carr
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