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The Daily Dispatch: December 3, 1862., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 1 1 Browse Search
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ion of mere science and literature imparts no adequate power to subdue vicious habit or restrain criminal passion, but often gives keenness to their edge and certainty to their aim, it follows, as a solemn consequence, that every patriot, philanthropist, and Christian, is sacredly bound to patronize the Sunday school. The communion plate belonging to the First Church has its history, which is as follows :-- Two silver cups, bought by the church in 1719. One silver cups, gift of Mrs. Sarah Ward, 1725. One silver cups, gift of Deacon Thomas Willis. Two silver cups, gift of Mr. Francis Leathe, 1742. One silver cups, gift of Thomas Brooks, Esq., 1759. One large silver tankard, with a cover,--gift of Rev. Ebenezer Turell, 1760. One smaller silver tankard, with a cover,--gift of Francis and Mary Whitmore, 1761. One large, open, silver can,--gift of Hon. Isaac Royal, 1781. One silver dish,--gift of Hon. Isaac Royal, 1789. One silver dish,--gift of Deacon Rich
The Daily Dispatch: December 3, 1862., [Electronic resource], Capture of gunboats in North Carolina--interesting description of the affair. (search)
curred in North Carolina. In one, Capt. Newkirk's cavalry, with a place of artillery, captured an iron steamer in New river, N. C, and in the other, Capt. Whitford's Rangers captured a gunboat and her entire crew in Bay river, N. C. Of the first capture, a correspondent of the Wilmington (N. C.) Journal gives an interesting account. The steamer entered New river, in Onslow county, on the morning of the 24th ult. The letter says: Her arrival was duly noticed and promptly reported by Capt. Ward's pickets to the proper authority, when Capt Newkirk, with a detachment of the Rebel Rangers, together with Lieut. Latham with one piece of the Kennedy Artillery, proceeded to the mouth of New river to pay her their respects. They arrived on the morning of the 25th, just as she was returning from Jacksonville, where she had taken the mail and what papers she could find, in the meantime appropriating to her especial use some boxes of clothing deposited there by the patriotic ladies of Onel
ce. Each one was ordered 25 lashes. The examination of Michael Sweeny, charged with robbing Patrick Greenan of ten one dollar Confederate Treasury notes, was continued until the 3d December, on account of the absence of witnesses. The case of Madison Griffin, for forging the name of John Griffin, and obtaining $15 from Richard Reins, was postponed until December 10th. The case of James Riley and Patrick Brannon, for unlawfully and violently assaulting and beating Thomas and Sarah Ward, was continued until the 6th of December. James A. Minor, a soldier, from North Carolina, arrested on the charge of forgery was handed ever to Captain Booker, Assistant Provost, Marshal, of the Western District. Thomas W. P. Goodman, a countryman, arrested for stealing Horatic H. obson's horse, was acquitted of that charge, but sent to jail in default of $500 security for his good behavior. Sydney Robinson, slave of Hartley Graham, war sent on to an Examining Court to be h