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d governing of New England, in America. Their territory extended from the fortieth to the forty-eighth degree of north latitude. This was the origin of all the grants of the country of New England. The charters issued in those times show no knowledge of the country, for even its geographical boundaries by lakes and seas continually interlaced each other. Mason, a sea officer and prominent member of the council, obtained, in 1621, an immense tract extending from Salem on the sea around Cape Ann to the Merrimack River, and to the farthest head thereof, with all the islands lying within three miles of the coast. This grant was named Marianna. In 1622, another grant was made to Mason and Gorges of all the lands between the Merrimack and Sagadahoc, extending back to the Great Lakes and River of Canada. This grant was called Laconia. So little was known of the continent that it was supposed the River of Canada (the St. Lawrence) was within a hundred miles of the mouth of the Merrim
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 20: Congressman and Governor. (search)
rnor of Massachusetts and he becomes Governor that council Tewksbury the Fast-day proclamation Appointees Harvard College running for President in 1884 Cleveland's election fraudulent In 1863 I provided myself with a piece of land on Cape Ann, on the northeast coast of Massachusetts, for a summer home for myself and family. I pitched my tent on the southerly side of it next to Ipswich Bay, a beautiful and picturesque piece of water, where the sunsets are equal to those of the Bay ofoys and their tutor I established myself in this tent on the beach as a seashore home. We all neglected that residence somewhat in 1864, but then we were occupying a tent with the Army of the James in Virginia. In the summer of 1865 we were on Cape Ann again, where we spent a very delightful season in sailing and fishing, and the full enjoyment of a free life. This residence was about forty miles from my home at Lowell, and outside of the congressional district in which that city is situated.
. T. W., at Baton Rouge, 482. Calvin, Butler controverts doctrine of, 60-63; his position sustained, 64. Cameron, Simon, Secretary of War, requisition for two Massachusetts regiments, 170; regarding Ross Winans, 234; urges Butler to remain in service, 239; letter to, 240; instructions regarding contrabands, 259-261; reference to General McClellan, 473; asks Butler to accept Vice-Presidency, 633-635; seeks an interview with Butler, 768-769. Canada, hostility of the Dominion, 966. Cape Ann, Butler's summer home at, 919. Cape Henry, transport fleet anchor off, 785-786. Cape Lookout, rendezvous of Porter and Butler, 789-790. Carey, Major J. N., interview with regarding contrabands, 257-258; letter from, 262-263. Carey shoots constable Heywood, 1026. Carney, James G., offers Governor Andrew bank funds, 171-173. Carruth, Lieutenant, suppresses anti-draft demonstration in Boston, 277. Carrolton, Phelps at, 896. Cassels, Col., John, acts investigated, 850; t