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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Phillips, Henry 1838- (search)
Phillips, Henry 1838- Author; born in Philadelphia, Pa., Sept. 6, 1838; was admitted to the bar in his native city in 1859; became an authority on archaeology, philology, and numismatics. His publications include History of American colonial paper currency; History of American Continental paper money; Pleasures of Numismatic Science, etc.
Oct. 28, 1784 Scott and Archibald, for murder, May 5, 1785 A. and J. Taylor, on Neck lands, for robbery, May 8, 1788 Two men and one woman, on the Common, for robbery, Oct. 8, 1789 Brown and Bailey, on the Common, for robbery, Oct. 16, 1790 Collins, Poliski and Testill, on the Common, July 30, 1794 John Stewart, on the Common, for robbery, Apr. 6, 1797 Stephen Smith, on the Common, for arson, Oct. 30, 1797 Samuel Tulley, a pirate, at South Boston, Dec. 10, 1812 Henry Phillips, on the Neck, for murder, Nov. 13, 1817 Roy, and three other pirates, on the Neck, Feb. 8, 1819 Michael Powers, on the Neck, for murder, May 25, 1820 Holmes, and two other pirates, on the Neck, June 25, 1820 Michael Martin, at East Cambridge, for highway robbery, Dec. 20, 1821 Close and Clisby, on the Neck, for murder, Mar. 7, 1822 Samuel Green, on the Neck for Murder, Apr. 25, 1822 Hanged John Holland, rear of the jail, for the murder of a watchman, Mar. 3, 182
Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905, Charlestown schools in the Eighteenth century. (search)
ngs the first quarter for such service, to begin 8 November, 1726-7, To Robert Trevett £ 4 for last year looking after the boys. The same amount is appropriated the year following. Stray items of expense are interesting: 1724, Paid for bell to the schoolhouse £ 2. 10. 0. Richard Miller's bill for work at ye school, &c., &c., £ 1. 5. 4. John Sprague £ 4. 5. 0. for a weather cock & mending the school bell. June 15, 1724, Mr. Seth Sweetser was chosen school master. Mr. John Foye, Mr. Henry Phillips, Thomas Greaves, Esq., Mr. Daniel Russell & Deac. Jonathan Kettle were appointed a committee to apply themselves to ye ministers, as the law directs, for their approbation of Mr. Seth Sweetser, jr., for a grammer school master. His salary is £ 75 to begin 7 July. Viewed by the light of later years, this entry has a significance which it would be hard to estimate. For more than a generation we are to follow the history of the Charlestown school, which thus long was under the guida
., 65. Old England, 27. Old Powder House, 47, 87. Old South Church, 30. Old State House, 4. Outline of Study of Somerville History, 60, 61. Oxbow, 2. Oyster Bay, N. H., 37. Paige, —, 51, 73. Palestine, 50. Parker, Benjamin, 16. Parker, Captain, John, 71. Parker, Rev., Theodore, 71. Parkman, Dr., Samuel, 38. Paul Revere's Ride, 60. Payne, Edward, Master, 51. Payson, Samuel, 68. Peggy, 88. Perry, Hon. A. A., 42. Philip, King, 86. Phillips, Elizabeth, 18. Phillips, Henry, 12. Phipps, Frances, 68. Phipps, John, 68. Phipps, Joseph, 16, 68. Phipps Street, Charlestown, 18, 90. Pierce, —, 29. Pierce, Augusta Smith, 71. Pierce, James, 16. Pierce, John, 71. Pierce, Sarah, 71. Pierce, William, 32. Pigeon, John, 88. Plymouth, Mass., 30. Poor (family), 42. Portsmouth, N. H., 21, 37. Pound, The, 24. Powder House, 20, 31. Prentice, Rev., Thomas, 45. Prospect Hill, 38, 57, 60. Putnam (General), 58. Quincy Market, 4. Raising of the Flag
only men of the name in Charlestown then were shoemakers and blacksmiths, descendants of Abraham Perkins, of Hampton. Joanna Phillips was the widow of Captain Henry Phillips, merchant, a son of Colonel John and Katharine (Anderson) Phillips, the provincial treasurer and judge. She was a daughter of Hon. Joseph and Sarah (DaviPhillips, the provincial treasurer and judge. She was a daughter of Hon. Joseph and Sarah (Davison) Lynde. She was twice widowed, having first been the wife of Samuel Everton, captain of the ship, Augustus Galley, 148 tons. Hannah, daughter of Jerathmeel Bowers, of Chelmsford, married Benjamin Pierce, and (2) Captain William Wilson, of Concord. She had a son, Jerathmeel Pierce, who must be the person referred to, for c Lemmon. His widowed mother became the last wife to the town clerk's uncle, Samuel Phipps. His wife was Elizabeth, daughter of Captain Eleazar and Ann (Foster) Phillips, a victualler and prosperous business man in Charlestown; owned wharf, slaughter house, warehouse, farms, wood lots, and negroes. Matthew Leaky was a laborer
aine, Colonel, 53. Palfrey's Swamp, 11. Parker, Daniel, 63. Parker, Leonard M., 90 Parker, Mr., 93, 94, 95, 98, 99, 100. Parker, Thomas, 38. Parmiter, Thankful, 86. Paso Chef Menteur, 50. Payson, Samuel, 38, 45, 63, 90, 91. Perkins, Abraham, 87. Perkins, Doch, 86. Perkins, Doct., 85. Perry, Albion A., 2. Personal Experience of a Union Veteran, 25-37, 49-62. Phi Beta Kappa, 2. Phillips, Ann (Foster), 88. Phillips, Captain, Eleazar, 88. Phillips, Elizabeth, 88. Phillips, Henry, 79, 87. Phillips, Joanna, 85, 87. Phillips, Colonel, John, 87. Phillips, Katharine (Anderson), 87. Phillips, Mary, 79. Phillips, Mary (Dwight), 79. Philosophy of Universalism, The, 2. Phils, Solomon, 83. Phinney, Elias, 90, 91. Phipps, Abigail. 82, 83, 84. Phipps, Betty, 83, 84. Phipps, Elijah, 82, 83. Phipps, Frances, 15, 88. Phipps, Joseph, 14, 21, 63, 64, 82, 83, 88, 90, 96, 98, 99, 100. Phipps, Samll., 83. Phipps, Samuel, 77-89. Phipps, Solomon, 14, 78, 79,
The Daily Dispatch: May 19, 1862., [Electronic resource], Southern determination — a noble patriot. (search)
ed me that he had nine sons in the army, aged from 18 to 39 years, and that he had two more to go in a few days; and that if his country needed his scrutces he was ready to respond to his country's call, and "shoulder arms" in defence of Southern rights and honor. Mr. Phillips also had an only daughter, whom he represented as a "ship of the old block" If our Confederacy had many such sen as Henry Phillips, the "universal Yankee nation" would find Southern soil a hard road to travel." ed me that he had nine sons in the army, aged from 18 to 39 years, and that he had two more to go in a few days; and that if his country needed his scrutces he was ready to respond to his country's call, and "shoulder arms" in defence of Southern rights and honor. Mr. Phillips also had an only daughter, whom he represented as a "ship of the old block" If our Confederacy had many such sen as Henry Phillips, the "universal Yankee nation" would find Southern soil a hard road to travel."