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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Sanderson, John -1844 (search)
Sanderson, John -1844 Author; born near Carlisle, Pa., in 1783; was educated privately; studied law but never practised; became a teacher and later associate principal of Clermont Seminary; and was Professor of Latin and Greek in the Philadelphia High School from 1836 till his death. He published, with his brother, the first two volumes of Biography of the signers of the Declaration, of Independence; and was the author of The American in Paris; The American in London; etc. He died in Philadelphia, Pa., April 5, 1844.
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Chapter 18: Prescott and Motley (search)
Gaylord Clark (d. 1873), for a long time editor of the Knickerbocker, was an accomplished journalist and humorist of the chatting sort. The Motley Book (1838) was a collection of original sketches and tales by Cornelius Mathews (1817-89), a versatile poet, dramatist, and journalist who was very prolific during the forties and whose Career of Puffer Hopkins (1841) is one of the most interesting of minor American political satires. The sprightly and observant Sketches of Paris (1838), by John Sanderson (1783-1844), were made a good deal of in London and Paris for a decade or so after their first appearance. George P. Morris (1802-64), See also Book II, Chap. V. one of the founders of The New York Mirror, collected in 1838 a volume of his sketches of New York life; the leading one, called The little Frenchman and his water Lots, is a pathetic but graphic account of a little French merchant duped by a Manhattan real estate dealer. The Annals of Quodlibet, a political satire by Solomo
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.), Index (search)
mira, 56, 60 Rudder Grangers abroad, 388 Ruskin, 213, 245, 254, 339, 340 Russell, Benj., 180 Russell, Irwin, 351, 353-354 Russell's magazine, 293 Running the Batteries, 279, 284 Rutledge, John, 308 Ryan, Abram J. (Father), 291, 300, 309 Riker, John C., 174 Sabellius, 212 Saga of King Olaf, 39 St. Augustine, 197 St. Charles College, 327 Sainte-Beuve, 237 St. Francis, 328, 345 St. Nicholas, 402 Salesman, the, 264 n. Salmagundi, 162, 368 Sanderson, John, 152 Sands, Robert C., 150, 167, 174 Sapelo, 326 Sappho, 345 Sargent, Epes, 167 Sartain, John, 172, 174 Sartor Resartus, 4, 248 Sass, George Herbert, 309 Saturday Courier (Phil.), 57 Saturday Museum, the, 59 Saturday press, 267 Saturday review, the, 137, 140, 145 Saturday Visiter (Baltimore), 57, 58, 60 Savage, John, 286 Sawyer, Caroline M., 174 Sawyer, C. C., 285, 309 Saxe, J. G., 167, 242-243 Saxe Holm's stories, 377 Scarlet letter, the, 18, 2
Waltham. lived here, the eldest brother of Jonas just named. The Clarkes had a grist-mill on the site of the present machine-shop of George F. Shedd on Chester Brook which, perhaps, had previously belonged to Deacon Thomas Livermore. Deacon John Sanderson, son of Deacon Jonathan ye third, made an addition to his house a few years before his death on the east end, and upon a panel over the mantel in this east parlor J. W. Edes, supposed to be the same artist who drew the picture of Eden Vala in this town were mustered for the purpose of drafting every fifth man from said Co. to joyn the army of the United States, at which time the following persons voluntarily offered to do a turn, or procure a man for that purpose: Viz.— John SandersonProcuredJosiah Lovett, Reuben Piercedo.Isaac Bernis Phinehas Lawrence Nathan Vilesdo.Elisha Stearns Zechariah Smithdo.Joseph Brown Capt. Isaac Gleasondo.Edward Bird The above Company were mustered pr William Brown. A List of the
reen, free, R. I. John Clarke, free, Washington. Thos Mitchell, free, Ohio. Green Jones, free, Ohio. George Cook, free, Prince, William. William Lipscomb, slave of Mrs. S Gordon, New Kent. Jerry Lomax, slave of Wm. Pratt, Virginia. Horace, slave of Geo Taylor. John Williams, free, Alexandria, Va. Gibson Gracy and three children, slave of widow Goodwin, Fairfax co. Chas Murphy. Andrew Jackson, free, Pennsylvania. Edmond, slave of John Sanderson, Norfolk co., Va. Louisa. Jess, slave of Maj Wm Allen, Jamestown Island. Jim West, slave of Geo R. Cox, King William co. Jackson, slave of Richard Balley, Sandy Point. Nat, slave of Albert Hawkerds, York river. Aug. D Pretley, free, Phila. Joe Hall, slave of Dr. Chas Seldon, Richmond Isaac Wood, slave of Chas Wood, no county. King Abel, slave of Thos M Candish, Williamsburg. Eliza Gaskins, free, and children, Prince William. Louisa, fr
lexandria. Jim Green, free, R I. John Clarke, free, Washington. Thos Mitchell, free, Ohio. Green Jones, free, Ohio. George Cook, free, Prince William. William Lipscomb, slave of Mrs S. Gordon, New Kent. Jerry Lomax, slave of Wm Pratt, Virginia. Horace, slave of Geo Taylor. John Williams, free, Alexandria, Va. Gibson Gracy and three children, slave of wider Goodwin, Fairfax co. Chas Murphy. Andrew Jackson, free, Pennsylvania. Edmond, slave of John Sanderson, Norfolk co, Va. Louisa. Jess, slave of Maj Wm Allen, Jamestown Island Jim West, slave of Geo R. Cox, King William co Jackson, slave of Richard Bailey, Sandy Point. Nat, slave of Albert Hawkerds, York river. Aug. D Pretley, free, Phila. Joe Hall, slave of Dr Chas Seldon, Richmond. Isaac Wood, slave of Chas Wood, no county. King Abel, slave of Thos M Candish, Williamsburg. Eliza Gaskins, free, and children, Prince William. Louisa, free, and children,
Accident. --Yesterday evening about 4 o'clock, a pair of horses attached to a light wagon, containing Mrs. Eliza Vanderlip and Mr. John Sanderson the driver, became frightened while being driven down Broad street past the Monumental Church and dashed off at full speed. On reaching the Central depot the wagon was upset and broken to pieces, precipitating the parties in it a distance of several feet and severely injuring Mrs Vanderlip, who fell with great violence upon the pavement.