with the single exception of some English and Scotch workmen skilled in the making of cotton and woollen goods.
Being brought up with them I knew them to be of the best class of citizens — the sons and daughters of farmers in Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Massachusetts.
No better body of citizens, no purer people, ever came together.
To the credit of the owners of the mills, it is but just to say, humane, philanthropic, and far-sighted economic business regulations were made, and provit was little more than that, had a large circulation among a certain class of people in that vicinity.
On the flats below Mount Benedict, and not far from it, there were extensive brickyards where large numbers of men, mainly from the State of New Hampshire, were employed during the summer, returning to their homes to spend the winter.
Coming from a State where, from the earliest days, no Catholic was permitted to hold any office by its constitution, and whose traditions run back to the Cat
port of, 804.
Catinet, episode of, 464-465; 468-469.
Catholics, legislation against in New Hampshire, 39; in Massachusetts, 120, 122; Mt. Benedict incident, 112-113.
century magazine, Gra<*> Big Bethel, 267; reference to, 646; as General, reference to, 691.
Hill, Hon., Isaac, of New Hampshire, 57.
Hinks, Gen. E. W., march from Baltimore to Washington, 200, 202; embarks at Fortresse,North Carolina, occupied by Union forces, 617; attacked, 618; yellow fever at, 411-412.
New Hampshire, early settlers of,[35, 41; law of primogeniture, 48.
New Inlet, Butler to meet naval fleump speaker, 106.
Robinson, Gov. George D., Butler's successor, 976.
Roby, governor of New Hampshire, aids Butler in recruitment, 303.
Rochereau, Colonel, a New Orleans banker.
Ror harbor, 849.
Schouler, Gen., William, misrepresents Butler, 168-169.
Scotch Irish in New Hampshire, 37, 40, 44.
Scott, Winfield, introduction to, 127; concedes right of secession, 142; sen