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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 19: (search)
death of N. A. Haven.- Webster's Eulogy on Adams and Jefferson. memoir of Mr. Haven. visit to Washington. In 1823 Mr. Ticknor was chosen a Trustee of the Boston Athenaeum, and at one time was its Vice-President, and he became greatly interested in enlarging the scope and extending the usefulness of this excellent institution. An effort was made in 1826 to increase its funds, which was successful, chiefly through the liberality of Colonel Thomas H. Perkins, and of his brother, Mr. James Perkins. With this was combined a project to unite the various subscription and society libraries of the city in one organization with the Athenaeum; and of this plan Mr. Ticknor, with his liberal views of the needs of public culture, was one of the most earnest promoters. Unfortunately the difficulties in carrying out the entire scheme proved insurmountable. During the winter of 1826 Mr. Ticknor, in addition to his other occupations and pursuits, was much engaged in these efforts, in per
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
tice of Massachusetts, 9, 10 note, 11, 340. Parker, Mr., 146, 148. Parker, Mr., 407. Park Street, house in, 387-389. Parr, Dr., 50, 52, 53, 288, 289. Parry, Captain, 422. Parsons, Chief Justice, 396. Parsons, William, 331, 332. Pastoret, Count, 253, 255, 256. Pastoret, Countess, 255, 256. Patterson, Mr., 193 note. Peabody, Rev. W. O. B., 428 and note. Peel, Sir, Robert, 416, 417, 480. Pellico, Silvio, 450. Pepperell, 337, 385. Perkins, Colonel T. H., 328, 370. Perkins, James, 370. Perkins, Mrs. S. G., 13, 49, 68, 260, 328, 331. Perkins, S. G., 12, 13, 14, 49, 68. Perkins, S. H., 68 and note, 121. Peter, America Pinkney, 38. Peter, Britannia Wellington, 38. Peter, Columbia Washington, 38. Peter, Mrs. See Custis. Peter, Thomas, 38. Petrarch, letter on, 341-344. Philadelphia, visits, 15, 352. Phillips, Professor J., 422, 437 and note. Phillips, Thomas J., 443. Phillips, Willard, 391. Piacenza, visits, 162. Pichon, Baron, 132, 261.