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alph Inman, who became the owner in 1756; this executor conveyed the same to Leonard Jarvis, Aug. 21, 1792, except ten acres, south of Goffe's Cove, previously sold to Judge Dana. Subsequently Jarvis purchased the land between these two lots, extending from Norfolk Street to Columbia Street, and northerly from one hundred to two hundred feet beyond Austin Street; so that he then owned all the land bordering on the northerly side of Main Street from the point about midway between Hancock and Lee streets to Moore Street, and about fifty acres on the southerly side of Main Street, easterly from its junction with Front Street. The lot of Atherton Hough (or Haugh) in Graves his neck, containing 130 acres in 1635, and embracing all the upland in East Cambridge, was enlarged, by the addition of the lots originally assigned to John Talcott, Matthew Allen, and Mrs. Mussey, before 1642, when it was described as containing 267 acres. Subsequently the 63 acre lot of Governor Haynes was added
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Biographical: officers of civil and military organizations. (search)
riotic lineage. His great-grandfather, William Lee, was one of forty leading citizens of Charleston whose devotion to the Continental cause was punished by imprisonment on a prison ship and transportation to St Augustine, Fla. His grandfather, Thomas Lee, was appointed United States district judge by President Monroe. General Lee was appointed to the West Point military academy in 1850, and was graduated in 1854, in the class with J. E. B. Stuart, O. O. Howard, Custis Lee, Pender and Pegram. General Lee was appointed to the West Point military academy in 1850, and was graduated in 1854, in the class with J. E. B. Stuart, O. O. Howard, Custis Lee, Pender and Pegram. He served with the Fourth U. S. artillery and held the rank of first-lieutenant and regimental quartermaster when he resigned in 1861. He was appointed a captain in the South Carolina organization, and then commissioned captain in the regular army of the Confederate States and assigned to duty as aide-de-camp to General Beauregard. With Colonel Chestnut, a brother aide, he bore the summons to Major Anderson for the surrender of Fort Sumter, and gave the subsequent notice of the opening of bom
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 16. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), The Wee Nee volunteers of Williamsburg District, South Carolina, in the First (Hagood's) regiment. (search)
D. Lee, of the Engineer Corps, came down from the city to inspect the fort and report its condition to General Beauregard. Colonel Harris was of the opinion that the fort could not be held longer. The work was, in his judgment, untenable. Captain Thomas Lee was the engineer in charge. He was completely worked down, but was still discharging his duties bravely. Under his direction, the damages done by the enemy's guns had been promptly repaired till the last parallel of the besiegers was compthis. The parapet of the salient was entirely gone, and the ditch in front filled for a space of fifty feet or more. At dark the enemy's sap reached the ditch at a point to the east of this fill. About 4 o'clock, after Colonel Harris and Captain Lee had made their report, we received the order of General Beauregard, through the Signal Corps, to evacuate the fort. The plan of evacuation had been talked over and agreed upon by Colonel Keitt, Major Bryan, Captain Huguenin, Captain Crawford,
Oct. 1767. obtained in March, 1749, the king's instructions to the governor of Virginia, to grant to John Hanbury and his associates in Maryland and Virginia five hundred thousand acres of land between the Monongahela and the Kenawha, or on the northern margin of the Ohio. The company were to pay no quit-rent for ten years, within seven years to colonize at least one hundred families, to select immediately two-fifths of their territory, and at their own cost to build and garrison a fort. Thomas Lee, president of the Council of Virginia, and Robert Dinwiddie, a native of Scotland, surveyor-general for the southern colonies, were among the shareholders. Aware of these designs, France anticipated England. Immediately, in 1749, La Galissioniere, whose patriotic mind revolved great designs of empire, and questioned futurity for the results of French power, population, and commerce in America, Memoire sur les Colonies de la France par M. de la Galissoniere, N. Y. Paris Doc. x. 25. s
Signor Voluti, who was a famous tenor in Europe forty or fifty years ago, died quite recently at the age of eighty years. W. J. Humphreys, convicted of the murder of Thomas Lee, in Newton county, Ga., has been sentenced to be hung on the 4th of May. Ex-Governor Smith, of Virginia, has announced himself a candidate for re-election to Congress. The dwelling of Sheriff Alexander, near Charlotte, N. C., with its contents, was destroyed by fire on the 24th inst. A dispatch form New York announces the loss of the ship Juniata, owned by Messrs. Hugh Jenkins &Co., of Baltimore. The Philadelphia Pennsylvanian has stopped publication, from "the exactions of stern necessity." President Lincoln visited the Navy-Yard at Washington Tuesday, and was received with a salute of 21 guns.
s for hire the coming year, had better be sent in to me as early after Christmas as possible. To those at a distance to whom I am personally unknown, I beg to refer to the following persons: Dickinson, Hill & Co., Richmond; Dr. Thomas Latane, Arthur Temple, John Lumpkin Thomas Fauntleroy, King and Queen county; Dr. F. D. Wheelwright, Rev. Thomas E. Locke, Westmoreland county; John L. Latane, W. C. Latane, Dr. John Lewis, King William county; Geo. Turner, Richard Turner, F. Maginniss. Thomas Lee, King George county; Ro. Hudgin Dr. John D. Butler, Caroline county; N. J. B. Whitlock, Dr. James H. Latane, Ed. F. Noel, Bev. D. Roy, J. Roy Micou, Wilsey Fogg, Geo. T. Wright, Essex county; Dr. Thomas C. Clopton Jefferson Stubbs, Jasper C. Hughes, Gloucester county; Parkes Slater, James City county; Dr. Ro. A. Payne, Richmond county; Wm. E. Clopton, Ro. Howle. Dr. L. C. Crump, Jno. S. Lacy, R. T. Lacr. New Kent county; I abney Parrish Louisa county; Wm. D. Clopton. P. B. Foster, Cumberla
1861.--Negro Hiring for 1861. --The undersigned offers his services to the public as a Hirer of Negroes for the ensuing year. His increased experience enables him confidently to promise those who engage his services, that their business will be attended to in the most satisfactory manner, and prompt returns made quarterly. References.--N. P. &T. C. Howard, Lee & Pleasants, L. R. Spillman, John H. Guy, Attorneys at Law, Alvey & Lipscomb, Porter, Harris & Horner, Merchants, Dr. Thomas Pollard. Rev. Philip B. Price Richmond; Col. B Anderson, N. W. Miller, Jno. S. Swift. Postmaster, John Woodson, Thos. J. Perkins, Goochland Co., Va., J. L. Crittenden, W. S. Embry, J. Joseph Downman, Fauquier Co., Va.; Geo. Hamilton, Culpeper Co, Va; W. Lunsford, S. W. Skinker, James Fores, Stafford Co., Va., Douglas H Gordon, Fredericksburg, Va.; Col. M. M. Payne. U. S. A. Washington, D. C. Lucien Lewis, Office under Metropolitan Hall, Richmond. Va. de 15--1m
s for hire the coming year, had better be sent in tome as early after Christmas as possible. To those at a distance to whom I am personally unknown. I beg to refer to the following persons; Dickinson, Hill & Co., Richmond; Dr. Thomas Latane, Arthur Temple. John Lumpkin Thomas Fauntleroy, King and Queen county; Dr. F. D. Wheelwright, Re. Thomas E. Locke, Westmoreland county; John L. Latane, W. C. Latane, Dr. John Lewis, King William county; Geo. Turner, Richard Turner, F. Maginniss. Thomas Lee, King George county; Ro. Hudgin Dr. John D. Butler. Caroline county; N. J. B. Whitlock, Dr. James H. Latane, Ed. F. Noel, Rev. D. Roy, J. Roy Micou. Wilsey Fogg, Geo T. Wright, Essex county; Dr. Thomas Jefferson Stubbs, Jasper C. Hughes, Gloucester county; Parkes Stater. James county; Dr. Ro. A. Richmond county; Wm E. Clopton. Ro. Howle. Dr. L. C. Crump. Jno S. Lacy, R. T. Lace, New Kent county; Labney Patrish Louisa county; Wm. D Clopton. P. B. Foster. Cumberland county; W. W. Brow
s for hire the coming year, had better be sent in to me as early after Christmas as possible. To those at a distance to whom I am personally unknown. I beg to refer to the following persons Dickinson, Hill & Co., Richmond; Dr. Thomas Latane, Arthur Temple, John Lumpkin, Thomas Fauntleroy, King and Queen county; Dr. F. D. Wheelwright, Rev. Thomas E. Looke, Westmoreland county; John L. Latane, W. C. Latane, Dr. John Lewis, King William county; Geo. Turner, Richard Turner, F. Maginniss, Thomas Lee, King George county; Ro. Hudgin, Dr. John D. Butler, Caroline county; N. J. B. Whitlock, Dr. James H. Latane, Ed. F. Noel, Bev. D. Roy, J. Roy Micou, Wilsey Fogg, Geo. T. Wright, Essex county; Dr. Thomas C. Clopton, Jefferson Stubbs, Jasper C. Hughes, Gloucester county; Parkes Slater, James City county; Dr. Ro. A. Payne, Richmond county; Wm. E. Clopton, Ro. Howle, Dr. L. C. Crump, Jno. S. Lacy. R. T. Lacy, New Kent county; Dabney Parrish Louisa county; Wm. D. Clopton, P. B. Foster, Cumberl
es for hire the coming year, had better be sent in to me as early after Christmas as possible. To those at a distance to whom I am personally unknown, I beg to refer to the following persons Dickinson, Hill & Co., Richmond; Dr. Thomas Latane, Arthur Temple. John Lumpkin. Thomas Fauntleroy, King and Queen county; Dr. F. D. Wheelwright, Rev. Thomas E. Locke, Westmoreland county; John L. Latane, W. C. Latane, Dr. John Lewis, King William county; Geo Turner Richard Turner, F. Maginniss, Thomas Lee, King George county; Ro. Hudgin. Dr. John D. Butler. Caroline county; N. J. B. Whitlock, Dr. James H. Latane, Ed. F. Noel, Bev. D. Roy. J. Roy Micou, Wilsey Fogg, Geo. T. Wright, Essex county; Dr. Thomas C. Clopton. Jefferson Stubbs, Jasper C. Hughes, Gloucester county; Parkes Stater. James City county; Dr. Ro. A. Payne, Richmond county; Wm. E. Clopton, Ro. Howie. Dr. L. C. Crump, Jno. S. Lacy, R. T. Lacy. New Kent county; Labney Parrish Louisa county; Wm. D. Clopton, P. B. Foster. Cumbe
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