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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 5 1 Browse 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) 3 1 Browse Search
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uld not help saying to myself that I had lived to see the peaceable establishment of the Red Republic of Letters. The estate was the third lot of the eighth Squadron (whatever that might be), and in the year 1707 was allotted in the distribution of undivided lands to Mr. ffox, the Reverend Jabez Fox, of Woburn, it may be supposed, as it passed from his heirs to the first Jonathan Hastings; from him to his son, the long-remembered College Steward; from him, in the year 1792, to the Reverend Eliphalet Pearson, Professor of Hebrew and other Oriental languages in Harvard College, whose large personality swam into my ken when I was looking forward to my teens; from him to the progenitors of my unborn self. In the days of my earliest remembrance, a row of tall Lombardy poplars mounted guard on the western side of the old mansion. Whether, like the cypress, these trees suggest the idea of the funeral torch or the monumental spire, whether their tremulous leaves make us afraid by sympa
rganized in 1889. It at first simply included five or six bakeries in New York city, but during 1890 plants were purchased in different sections of the country, and the F. A. Kennedy Co., as stated above, was bought by them on May 10, 1890. The New York Biscuit Co. has factories and branches in all the leading cities of the United States. It controls the leading brands of crackers and biscuit known in this country, including the celebrated Kennedy, Holmes & Coutts, Larrabee, Bent & Co., Pearson Pilot Bread, and in fact all of the leading standard brands of crackers and biscuit principally known east of the Mississippi River. It has a capital stock of nine million dollars. The principal office is in Chicago, Ill. The Cambridgeport factory is the second largest plant of the New York Biscuit Co., and has the capacity of consuming from three hundred to four hundred barrels of flour per day. To take care of its output one hundred wagons and one hundred and fifty horses are used. S
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 2: Parentage and Family.—the father. (search)
of Hon. Samuel Phillips, Ll.D, by Rev. John L. Taylor. Boston, 1856. pp. 253-256. Josiah Quincy was, from 1778 to 1786, an inmate of Mr. French's family, while pursuing his studies at the academy under Mr. Pemberton and his predecessor, Dr. Eliphalet Pearson, afterwards Hancock Professor at Harvard College. Life of Josiah Quincy, by his son, Edmund Quincy, Boston, 1867, p. 26, where an account is given of Mr. French's family life. Mr. French has been commended for his fidelity and success d (June 21, 1796) a valedictory poem in the College Chapel, in the presence of the officers and students, in which his muse, after the style of such performances, recognized gratefully the instructions of President Willard and Professors Tappan, Pearson, and Webber. His part at Commencement was a poem on Time. Two years later, he delivered a poem before the Phi Beta Kappa Society. This taste for versification lasted during most of his life. He wrote many odes for the anniversaries of bene
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 4: College Life.—September, 1826, to September, 1830.—age, 15-19. (search)
Chapter 4: College Life.—September, 1826, to September, 1830.—age, 15-19. Sumner began his studies as a Freshman at Harvard College, Sept. 1, 1826. A letter of his father, written to him a few days after, admonished him as to behavior and associates, and recalled Professor Pearson's warning to each Freshman class of his time at his first meeting with it, of Procul o, procul este, profani. Its undergraduates, now increased to more than eight hundred, numbered at that period not quite two hundred. Rev. John T. Kirkland was the president. Among the professors were Edward T. Channing in rhetoric, George Ticknor in French and Spanish literature, John S. Popkin in Greek, George Otis in Latin, Levi Hedge in logic and metaphysics, and John Farrar in mathematics and natural philosophy. Francis Sales Mr. Sumner, some years later, was active in promoting a subscription for the benefit of Mr. Sales. was the instructor in French and Spanish, and Charles Follen in German and the civil