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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Walker, Timothy 1806-1856 (search)
Walker, Timothy 1806-1856 Jurist; born in Wilmington, Mass., Dec. 1, 1806; graduated at Harvard College in 1826; admitted to the bar in 1831, and began practice in Cincinnati, O.; Professor of Law in Cincinnati College in 1835-44; established the Western law journal in 1843, and was its editor for several years. He was the author of An introduction to American law; On the history and General character of the State of Ohio; John Quincy Adams; The reform spirit of the day; Daniel Webster, etc. He died in Cincinnati, O., Jan. 15, 1856.
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 8: early professional life.—September, 1834, to December, 1837.—Age, 23-26. (search)
n of its waters. This afternoon I shall pass over to the Clifton House, in Canada, where I shall stay a day, previous to embarking for Toronto, Kingston, and Montreal. While at Trenton Falls, I saw Tracy's [Howe] The son of Judge Howe, and a fellow-student of Sumner in the Law School. and his party's names on the book, three days before me. I next met their names at Niagara, which they left the morning of the day on which I arrived, much to my disappointment. I longed to see them. Timothy Walker Of Cincinnati, author of Elements of Geometry and of Introduction to American Law. He died, in 1856, at the age of fifty-three. left there an hour or two before I arrived. I saw his open, smiling visage in the stage as I was within a mile of the falls. I met D. F. Webster, Fletcher Webster, son of Daniel Webster, from whose name the first Christian name was afterwards dropped. for one minute, while changing horses at Geneva, in the centre of New York. It was a most agreeable re
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 30: addresses before colleges and lyceums.—active interest in reforms.—friendships.—personal life.—1845-1850. (search)
r for the American Whig Review, requested by W. M. Evarts in April, 1846; a temperance speech urged by Moses Grant; a eulogy on John Quincy Adams before the American and Foreign Antislavery Society, soon after that statesman's death in 1848; the preparation of a law digest, in making which Mr. Gilchrist of New Hampshire desired his co-operation; a lecture before the Normal School at West Newton in 1846; the annual address in 1848 before the New England Society at Cincinnati, requested by Timothy Walker; the annual oration at Dartmouth College in 1849; and at Bowdoin College and Middletown College in 1850; an address before the American Unitarian Association, 1847, pressed by Rev. F. D. Huntington; an address before the New York Prison Association in 1848; and an article on slavery for the Christian Examiner, edited by Rev. E. S. Gannett. Sumner wrote to Richard Cobden, May 2, 1849:— I cannot allow the steamer to sail without offering you my thanks for your steadfast advocacy of
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 3, Chapter 36: first session in Congress.—welcome to Kossuth.—public lands in the West.—the Fugitive Slave Law.—1851-1852. (search)
, John Pierpont, Rev. Hubbard Winslow, Rev. Leonard Woods, Edward Austin, Samuel h. Walley, J. E. Worcester, George Livermore; and among letters from citizens of other States may be named those from Theodore Sedgwick and John Jay of New York, Timothy Walker of Cincinnati, Charles J. Ingersoll of Philadelphia, Neal Dow of Portland, and Miss D. L. Dix. The Whig press of Boston, quick to seize an opportunity of censure, and finding nothing in the speech of which a point could be made, avoided mention of the slavery question in all its aspects. J. E. Worcester, author of the Dictionary, wrote with admiration of its ability and excellent spirit. William C. Bryant said it was the only thing which preserved the character of the Senate. Timothy Walker, of Cincinnati, a conservative jurist, thought it not only the ablest of Sumner's efforts, but the ablest exposition of that side of the question he had met with, believing this to be also the opinion of all candid men, and even of the South
exception of Hon. Nathaniel Gorham, who was followed by his son, Nathaniel Gorham, Jr., and Timothy Tufts, who was succeeded by Samuel Tufts. 1800 and 1801, Seth Wyman, Samuel Tufts, Jonathan Teel, Rev. Jedediah Morse, Benjamin Hurd, Jr., Timothy Walker, Timothy Thompson. 1802, Samuel Tufts, Seth Wyman, Jonathan Teel, Captain Thomas Harris, Matthew Bridge, Deacon David Goodwin, Samuel Payson. 1803 and 1804, the same, with the exception of Samuel Payson, who was succeeded by Captain Nehown, the former serving modestly for one year, the latter for six years. Seth Wyman, the last of the original board, retired in 1807, and was succeeded by Captain Daniel Reed, who for nine years represented the upper end of Charlestown. Hon. Timothy Walker, Timothy Thompson, Captain Thomas Harris, Deacon David Goodwin, and John Kettell are names that stand for representative Charlestown families, but perhaps the most suggestive name on the list is that of Rev. Jedediah Morse, D. D. (1761-182
versity Club, 2. Ursuline Convent, 78. Veruna, gunboat, 53. Vinal, Louise A., 4. Vose, Elijah, Jr., 95. Waite, Samuel, 84, 88. Walker, Cornelius, 97. Walker's Dictionary (abridged), 101. Walker, Rev., James, 39, 90, 96, 100. Walker, Timothy, 63. Walker, Timothy, Hon., 66. Walnut Hill, 6, 7. Walnut Street, Somerville, 8, 10. Wapping Street, Charlestown, 100. Warren, Amos, 18, 21, 22. Warren Street, Charlestown, 84. Warwick, Eng., 77. Washington, D. C., 58. WashiWalker, Timothy, Hon., 66. Walnut Hill, 6, 7. Walnut Street, Somerville, 8, 10. Wapping Street, Charlestown, 100. Warren, Amos, 18, 21, 22. Warren Street, Charlestown, 84. Warwick, Eng., 77. Washington, D. C., 58. Washington, George, 43, 44. Washington Street, 7, 47, 81. Wayne, Miss, Eliza, 100. Webb, Elizabeth, 83. Webb, Grace, 38. West Cambridge, 14. Weston, Mass., 86. West Somerville, 12. Whipple, Benjamin, 90. Whitney, 27. Whitney Mr., 93. Whittemore, Anna, 87. Whittemore, Jabez, 15. Whittemore, John, 87, 89. Whittemore, Joseph, Jr., 82. Whittemore, Captain, Samuel, 18. Whittemore, Sarah (Hall), 87. Whittemore. William, 19, 22. Whittier, John Greenleaf, 11. Whittredge, M
time. It had been occupied previously by John C. Magoun. The one-story Walnut Hill schoolhouse came next. It has ceased to be used for school purposes, but whether it is still on its old site I do not know. Beyond this was the Russell property. There was an old house on it; further than that I know nothing. This brings us to the then West Cambridge, now Arlington. line at Alewife brook. Commencing on the left-hand side at the Charlestown line, pasture land of the heirs of Major Timothy Walker had a frontage on Broadway to the land and house of Ebenezer F. Cutter. Near to it and beyond was the house of Fitch Cutter. These two houses were long ago replaced by more modern structures. On what is now Franklin street, then a rangeway, stood a small, one-story schoolhouse, which was afterwards removed to Winter Hill, and is still standing. At the corners of Cross street, then a rangeway, and called Three-Pole lane, stood two small wooden houses owned and occupied by members
ombly, Joseph Q., painter, h. Cambridge. Twist, Reuben, musician, h. Milk. Tyler, Columbus, steward, McLean asylum. Underwood, Mrs. Hannah, widow, h. Cambridge. Vinal, Robert, town treasurer, h. Bow. Vinal, Robert A., b. grain dealer, h. Walnut. Vinal, Quincy A., b. grain dealer, h. Walnut. Vincent, George, b. F. H. market, h. Leland. Wakefield, James, brickmaker, h. Derby. Ware, John S., b. commission merchant, h. Prospect. Warden, William, potter, h. Cross. Walker, Samuel, tailor, h. on street leading from Prospect school. Watson, John, bleachery. Wiggin, James M., carpenter, h. Milk. Wason, James, provision dealer, h. Cambridge. Waugh, Chandler, teamster at bleachery. Washburn, David, brickmaker, h. Derby. Welch, Abram, surveyor of roads, h. near Milk. Webster, Daniel C., engineer, h. leads from Beacon. West, Henry N., lumber merchant, h. Summer. Weston, Israel A., on railroad, h. Medford. Wells, William, h. Medford.
Nathaniel, I.—22, 23. Tufts, William, 1842, III.—21. Tufts, William Sumner, son of Asa, II.—24. Union Square, L—22, 23; III.—17. Unitarian Church, First, I.—11, 13; III.—17. Universalist Church, First, Cross Street, III.—17. Ursuline Convent, The, II.—13, 14; III.—21. Usher, Lieutenant Governor, IV.—10. United States Ordnance Property, I.—21. United States Infantry, 2nd, I.—34. Vaughan Road, II.—38. Vikings, The, I.—21. Vinal Family, The, I.—24. Walker, Major, Timothy, Estate of, III.—20. Walnut Hill, II.—21, 23. Walnut Hill Schoolhouse, location of, III.—20. Walnut Street, I.—24; III.—14, 20. Walpole, N. H., II.—26. Wardell, William W., IV.—30. Warren, General, II.—29. Warren Institution for Savings, IV.—20. Warrenton, Va., II.—37. Washburn, David, Il—16, 18. Washburn, Governor, of Maine, I.—34. Washington, D. C., I.—33, 36; II.—37, 38; III.—24; IV.—23, 25,