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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Willey, Benjamin Glazier 1796-1867 (search)
Willey, Benjamin Glazier 1796-1867 Author; born in Conway, N. H., Feb. 1, 1796; graduated at Bowdoin College in 1822; studied theology and was installed as associate pastor with the Rev. Asa Cummings in 1824; held subsequent charges in East Sumner, Me., and in Milton and Farmington, N. H. He was the author of Incidents in the White Mountains, which after his death was republished under the title, History of the White Mountains, together with many interesting anecdotes, illustrating life in the Backwoods. He died in East Sumner, Me., April 17, 1867.
At Milton, N. H., last week, a boy named Randall was killed instantly by a gun in the hands of a playmate who did not know that the weapon was loaded. Hon. Albert Rust, of Arkansas, has written a letter against secession and disunion, and against making Lincoln's election an excuse for breaking up the Government. David Swisher, of Pendleton county, Va., was accidentally killed by the falling of a log, on Thursday, the 15th inst. Capt. Andrew Nelson, an experienced ship-master of Charleston, S. C., died at Tampico Mexico, Nov. 3d. Mr. Riston, who was injured in a tannery at Alexandria, Va., a few days ago, died on Thursday. The farm of Isaac Dust, in Jefferson co., Va., was sold a few days ago at sixty dollars per acre. In Baltimore, on Wednesday, a man named Falinstock fell into a vat in which oyster cans were being steamed, and was scalded to death. Dr. Ulmer, an eminent physician, died in Cahaba, Ala., last week.