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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Chapter 3: Holmes (search)
at every man's biography should be studied for several generations before his birth. In applying this doctrine to himself I can unfortunately go no farther back than the matrimonial engagement of his parents, which was thus announced in writing by my own mother, then a schoolgirl in Boston, addressing a lady in Hingham, whom my mother, being then an orphan, called mama. Now, mama, I am going to surprise you. Mr. Abiel Holmes of Cambridge, whom we so kindly chalked out for Miss N. W. [Nancy Williams, afterward Mrs. Loammi Baldwin] is going to be married, & of all folks in the world guess who to--Miss Sally Wendell! I am sure you will not believe it, however it is an absolute fact, for Harriot and M. Jackson told Miss P. Russell so, who told us; it has been kept secret for six weeks, nobody knows for what, I could not believe it for some time & scarcely can now however it is a fact they say. Mama must pay the wedding visit. This piece of girlish logic was ultimately justified, a
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Olde Cambridge, Index (search)
Index Abbott, Jacob, 183. Adams, C. F., 113. Adams, Pres. J. Q., 13, 181. Addison, Joseph, 53. Agassiz, Prof., Louis, 17, 188. Alcott, A. B., 55, 62, 63, 104, 167. Aldrich, T. B., 69, 70. Allston, Washington, 14, 15. Appleton, Nathan, 130. Appleton, Rev., Samuel, 10. Appleton, T. G., 63, 88, 89. Apthorp, W. F., 70. Arnold, Matthew, 148. Astor, Mrs. J. J., 93. Austin, Mrs., Sarah, 140. Bachi, Pietro, 17. Baldwin, Mrs. Loammi (Nancy Williams), 75. Balzac, Honore de, 142. Bancroft, George, 14, 44, 116. Bancroft, John, 183. Bartlett, Robert, 55, 62. Beck, Charles, 17. Belcher, Andrew, 19. Bell, Dr. L. V., 113. Biglow, Mrs., house of, 5. Boardman, Andrew, 9. Bowen, Prof., Francis, 44, 46, 47, 53, 174. Brattle, Gen., William, 150. Bremer, Fredrika, 147. Briggs, C. F., 160, 172, 175, 195. Brown, John, 177. Brown, Dr., Thomas, 59. Browne, Sir, Thomas, 186. Browning, Robert, 132, 195, 196. Bryant, W. C., 35. Burns, Anthony, 177. Burroughs, Stephen, 3
prices are still ruling high. We quote flour at $259 to $275 per barrel, according to grade.--Corn meal bolted, $45 per bushel by the quantity; unbolsed $40. Country Produce.--At the commission houses we have been furnished with the following quotations:--Bacon — hog round, $7 to $7.50 per pound; Beef $3.50 to $4.50 by the quarter; Pork $5 to $5.50; Turkeys $4.50 to $6; Chickens $6 per pound; Butter $9.50 to $10; Lard $7.75 to $8; Eggs $5 to $5.50. At the auction sale of Tardy & Williams, on Thursday, the following prices were obtained: Sugar, $7 per pound; Molasses, (N O) $41.50 per gallon; Butter. $9, Tallow, $6.30, Tallow Candles, $5 to 5.50; Brown Soap $8.75; Pepper, $7.75; Rice 90 to 95 cents; Dried Apples. $2.10 per pound; Shot, $2.50, Raw Cotton, $2.30 to $2.50. Liquors--At the same sale, one barrel of Hanger Whiskey sold for $86 per gallon; other Whiskeys, from $58 to $60; Apple Brandy, from $69 to $65. Tobacco.--The trade in Tobacco is not brash, but fi