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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 46 0 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Army Life in a Black Regiment, Chapter 12: the negro as a soldier. (search)
said, but we won't ‘spise ourselves so much for take de seben dollar. They even made a contemptuous ballad, of which I once caught a snatch. Ten dollar a month! Tree ob dat for clothin‘! Go to Washington Fight for Linkum's darter! This Lincoln's daughter stood for the Goddess of Liberty, it would seem. They would be true to her, but they would not take the half-pay. This was contrary to my advice, and to that of their other officers ; but I now think it was wise. Nothing less than uch more watching and suspicion. This man and a few others had built on contract the greater part of the town of Micanopy in Florida, and was a thriving man when his accustomed discretion failed for once, and he lost all. He named his child William Lincoln, and it brought upon him such suspicion that he had to make his escape. I cannot conceive what people at the North mean by speaking of the negroes as a bestial or brutal race. Except in some insensibility to animal pain, I never knew of
his region, it will be necessary to trace their last movements in England. This can be done most briefly and satisfactorily by giving extracts from the truthful and interesting letter of Governor Dudley, dated March 28, 1631, to the Countess of Lincoln. The extracts are as follows:-- To the Right Honorable, my very good Lady, the Lady Bridget, Countess of Lincoln. Madam,--Touching the plantation, which we here have begun, it fell out thus: About the year 1627, some friends, being togLincoln. Madam,--Touching the plantation, which we here have begun, it fell out thus: About the year 1627, some friends, being together in Lincolnshire, fell into discourse about New England and the planting of the gospel there; and, after some deliberation, we imparted our reasons by letters and messages to some in London and the West Country, where it was likewise deliberately thought upon, and at length, with often negotiation, so ripened, that, in the year 1628, we procured a patent from his Majesty for our planting between the Massachusetts Bay and Charles River on the south, and the river of Merrimack on the north,
th profit; and they may continue therein at their pleasure, on condition of obeying the laws of the college, and paying one-third more than the regular tuition for the time they remain. Course of study. Freshman class.--First Term.--Latin: Lincoln's Livy; Zumpt's Grammar, for reference; Roman Antiquities; Arnold's Latin Prose Composition. Greek: Felton's Greek Historians; Grecian Antiquities; Arnold's Greek Prose Composition. Mathematics: Smyth's Algebra. History: Weber's Outlines, to the MacEDONIANdonian period; Age of Themistocles, Pericles, and Aleibiades, in Smith's History of Greece. Rhetoric: English Grammar; Elocution; Murdock and Russell's Orthophony; Declamations. Second Term.--Latin: Livy, continued; Lincoln's Horace, Odes and Epodes; Latin Metres; Latin Prose Composition. Greek: Homer's Odyssey; Greek Prose Composition. Mathematics: Algebra, continued; Euclid, five books. History: Weber, continued to the end of Ancient history; Roman Commonwealth. Natural
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te again, in 1781; and, in 1785, the Massachusetts Gazette. In 1789, he opened a book-store in Boston, which he sold to Lincoln and Edmands in 1805, to whom Gould and Lincoln are the successors. He died Oct. 10, 1807. 66-130Moses Hall m. Martha--Lincoln are the successors. He died Oct. 10, 1807. 66-130Moses Hall m. Martha----, and had--  130-227John, b. Oct. 5, 1776.  228Moses, b. Dec. 8, 1777.  229Martha, b. Mar. 7, 1780.  230Mary Kiesar, b. Sept. 16, 1783.  231Moses, b. Dec. 13, 1785.  232Elizabeth, b. Apr. 11, 1787.  233James, b. May 29, 1788. 74-142Ebeneze6, aged 70. He d. Nov., 1825. In Jan., 1787, he was appointed quartermaster-general, with the rank of major, under General Lincoln, in the time of Shay's rebellion. He had previously served under General Lincoln in the revolutionary war; and, forGeneral Lincoln in the revolutionary war; and, for his conduct in this later matter, received the written thanks of Gov. Bowdoin. He was afterwards deputy-collector of the revenue under Gen. Brooks. His children were--  2-5Samuel, b. 1779; d. Mar. 31, 1823.  6Daniel, m. Sarah Preston.  7Jos
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