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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), entry st-vincent-de-paul-society-of (search)
St. Vincent de Paul, Society of A Roman Catholic organization engaged in the work of caring for the Roman Catholic poor in the large cities of the United States. Its head is the superior council of the New York Circumscription, which has its office at No. 2 Lafayette Place. Local bodies, over which it has, in nearly all cases, jurisdiction, are known as particular councils. The principal work of the particular councils consists in visiting the poor and relieving them, procuring situations for deserving persons out of employment, and promoting attendance on the Sunday-schools of the Church. There are sixty-five councils in the city of New York.
Elias Nason, The Life and Times of Charles Sumner: His Boyhood, Education and Public Career., Chapter
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874., Section
Fifth: Senatorial career. (search)
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874., Xix. (search)
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman), The
Catholics and their churches. (search)
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter
: addresses before colleges and lyceums.—active interest in reforms.—friendships.—personal life.— 30 - 1845 . (search)
The Daily Dispatch: December 2, 1861., [Electronic resource], Additional foreign news by the
The Daily Dispatch: March 17, 1862., [Electronic resource], Affairs in
The Daily Dispatch: February 17, 1865., [Electronic resource],
Madame Naraschine, the wife of young Dumas, who has been alternately dubbed Countess and Princess, does not sport a title at all, but she is universally admitted to be one of the most thoroughly grandes dames in all Europe, and she is connected by her first husband with the Emperor of Russia. Her manners, her wit, her learning, her high social position, and her auburn hair, of that precise shade which dyers most try to imitate, are the theme of ecstatic articles in the Jockey Club journals. Her sister in-law, of Swedish origin, a nun of the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, is one of the most fashionable holy women in the noble Faubourg of St. Germane.