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iguing day he ever spent was the 19th of April, 1775. That, we apprehend, was the auroral hour of his life. He was greater than his means. How many men are less! Rev. Mr. Foster says:-- On the morning of the 19th of April, just at sunrise, alarmguns were fired. The regulars had gone to Concord. I ran directly to Major Brooks, and asked if he were going to Concord, and when? Immediately was the answer. With his minute-men, he pursued the enemy to their boats at Charlestown. Dr. Ripley says:-- As the enemy passed the road from Bedford, they met a body of minute-men, commanded by Major John Brooks. A little below Bedford Road there was a sharp action, and several of the British were killed. Rev. Mr. Foster says:-- The enemy faced about suddenly, and fired a volley of musketry upon us. They overshot. The fire was immediately returned, and two British soldiers fell dead in the road near the brook. Col. Phinney says:-- A little to the eastward of the villa
hich sum has been raised by subscription for that purpose. Jan. 16: Mr. Stetson accepts the invitation, and on the 28th of February, 1827, was ordained. The council was composed of the following clergymen, with their delegates: Rev. Dr. Kirkland and Dr. Ware, Cambridge; Dr. Holmes, Cambridge; Dr. Lowell, Boston; Rev. Aaron Greene, Malden; Rev. Henry Ware, Boston; Rev. James Walker, Charlestown; Rev. Convers Francis, Watertown; Rev. Joseph Field, Weston; Rev. George Ripley, Boston; Rev. Samuel Ripley, Waltham; Dr. Fiske, West Cambridge; Rev. Charles Brooks, Hingham; Rev. Francis Parkman, Boston; Dr. Foster, Brighton; Rev. Thomas B. Gannett, Cambridgeport; Rev. Bernard Whitman, Waltham; Rev. Charles Briggs, Lexington; Rev. Edward B. Hall, Northampton; Rev. Ira H. T. Blanchard, Harvard. In the organization of the council, Rev. President Kirkland was chosen Moderator; and Rev. Charles Brooks, Scribe. After the usual religious services, the council examined the doings of the church
everal Illustrations of Scripture, at different times. Right Hand of Fellowship at the Ordination of Rev. Charles Brooks, in Hingham1821 The Address to the Phi Beta Kappa Society1829 Obituary Notice of Rev. Dr. Foster, of Brighton1829 Address to the Society at the Ordination of Rev. T. B. Fox, Newburyport1831 Charge at the Installation of Rev. Edward B. Hall, Providence, R. I.1832 Address to the Society at the Ordination of Rev. John Pierpont, jun., Lynn1843 Obituary Notice of Rev. Samuel Ripley1847 Address to the Society at the Ordination of Rev. Horatio Stebbins, in Fitchburg1851 Obituary Notice of Miss Eliza Townsend1854 Mrs. Lydia Maria child. Hobomok, an Indian Story1824 Rebels, a Tale of the Revolution1825 Juvenile Miscellany, 16 vols., editedfrom 1826 to 1834 The Girl's Own Book1831 The Mother's Book1831 The Oasis, an Antislavery Annual1833 Appeal in behalf of the Africans1833 History of Women, 2 vols.1835 Philothea, a Grecian Romance1836 Letters from New Y
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies, 1846. (search)
1846. Ezra Ripley First Lieutenant 29th Mass. Vols. (Infantry), July 24, 1861; died July 28, 1863, near Helena, Ark., of disease contracted in the service. Lieutenant Ezra Ripley was born August 10 1826, being the son of the late Rev. Samuel Ripley of Waltham, and the grandson of the venerable Dr. Ezra Ripley of Concord, Massachusetts. His mother, Sarah (Bradford) Ripley, still lives at Concord,—a lady beloved and honored as are few persons in any community. Through her he was descended directly from the Pilgrim Governor Bradford. His grandfather, Gamaliel Bradford, was a lieutenant, and his great-grandfather, of the same name, was a colonel, in the war of the Revolution. His paternal grandmother was also the grandmother of Mr. Ralph Waldo Emerson of Concord. He graduated at Harvard College in 1846, and was married, in May, 1853, to Miss Harriet M. Hayden of East Cambridge, who survives him. He had no children. In 1861 he had been for ten years a lawyer at East Ca
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing), V. Conversations in Boston. (search)
ow, Miss Burley, Mrs. L. M. Child, Miss Mary Channing, Miss Sarah Clarke, Mrs. E. P. Clark, Miss Dorr, Mrs. Edwards, Mrs. R. W. Emerson, Mrs. Farrar, Miss S. J. Gardiner, Mrs. R. W. Hooper, Mrs. S. Hooper, Miss Haliburton, Miss Howes, Miss E. Hoar, Miss Marianne Jackson, Mrs. T. Lee, Miss Littlehale, Mrs. E. G. Loring, Mrs. Mack, Mrs. Horace Mann, Mrs. Newcomb, Mrs. Theodore Parker, Miss E. P. Peabody, Miss S. Peabody, Mrs. S. Putnam, Mrs. Phillips, Mrs. Josiah Quincy, Miss B. Randall, Mrs. Samuel Ripley, Mrs. George Ripley, Mrs. George Russell, Miss Ida Russell, Mrs. Frank Shaw, Miss Anna B. Shaw, Miss Caroline Sturgis, Miss Tuckerman, Miss Maria White, Mrs. S. G. Ward, Miss Mary Ward, Mrs. W. Whiting. In this company of matrons and maids, many tender spirits had been set in ferment. A new day had dawned for them; new thoughts had opened; the secret of life was shown, or, at least, that life had a secret. They could not forget what they had heard, and what they had been surprised i
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing), Appendix. (search)
of Sandwich. the third son of Hon. Timothy Fuller, was born August 10, 1822. He was early instructed by his father and his sister, Margaret Fuller. At the age of twelve, he spent one year at Leicester Academy; and, subsequently, studied with Mrs. Ripley, the wife of Rev. Samuel Ripley, of Waltham. In August, 1839, he entered college, at the age of seventeen, and graduated in 1843. During his college course he united with the church connected with the University. Immediately on graduation hRev. Samuel Ripley, of Waltham. In August, 1839, he entered college, at the age of seventeen, and graduated in 1843. During his college course he united with the church connected with the University. Immediately on graduation he purchased Belvidere Academy, in Belvidere, Boone Co., Illinois, which, assisted by a competent corps of instructors, he taught for the two subsequent years. During this time, Mr. Fuller occasionally preached, as a missionary, in Belvidere and destitute places, and also to the established churches, having been interested in theological study during his senior year at college. He was a member of the Illinois Conference of Christian and Unitarian ministers, and by them licensed to preach. His
s taken down, and the land was bought by Rev. Samuel Ripley who built his house back of the old tave At a town-meeting held August 24, 1809, Rev. Samuel Ripley, a Unitarian clergyman, was chosen to su It was six years after the settlement of Mr. Ripley before the sound of the church bell Therews from those advanced in the First Church [Mr. Ripley's], as well as in a need which had begun to oes any record appear of its dissolution. Mr. Ripley remained with the First Society until Februae parish, until about 1832, when the Rev. Samuel Ripley ... took or borrowed the Fund and gave When the First Church dissolved in 1840, Mr. Ripley became anxious to rid himself of the Ann Mileport the Society adopted. April 6, 1846, Mr. Ripley presented to the Independent Congregational 2d Series, said to have been written by Rev. Samuel Ripley. The article is signed M. U. which may winter. We have quoted thus largely from Mr. Ripley's admirable paper, because so much has been [9 more...]
Ammunition for each soldier prescribed, 18. Angier, Rev., Samuel, pastor in new meeting-house, 54; death of, 55; records kept by, 56. Anti-war sermon by Mr. Ripley, 109. Appleton, Nahan, encourages cotton manufacture, 130; first agent for selling goods, 131. Appleton, Tracey & Co. purchase watch factory, 136. Arbeized, 119. Chocolate manufactured by Seth Bemis at his mill, 125. Choir (the), displeased, 74-5; seats occupied by, 76. Church edifice of First Church (Mr. Ripley's) sold in lots, 115. Church, First, in Massachusetts Bay organized at Salem, 12. Church organized at Watertown by Rev. George Phillips the second in Mass1798, 86-7. Revolution, Waltham in the, 100-108. Revolutionary documents, 106-7. Richmond, Va., 126. Richard I., 67. Ripley, Rev., Ezra, 110. Ripley, Rev., Samuel, 84; ordained over First church, 111; resigns, 115, 116; associate pastor Independent Cong. Society, 116; presents Independent Cong. Society a portrait,