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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 234 234 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 54 54 Browse Search
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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 24 24 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 24 24 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 20 20 Browse Search
Margaret Fuller, Memoirs of Margaret Fuller Ossoli (ed. W. H. Channing) 16 16 Browse Search
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, meanwhile amusing myself by recalling and reciting snatches of poetry, especially from Byron, and Moore, whom I much admired, and sometimes from Pope and Scott. Commencing in the early autumn of 1838, this continued till late in the spring of 1839. By this time, I had finished my Blackstone, and was told to read Kent's Commentaries for American law. I had lighted upon a treatise published in Rhode Island upon the Constitution of the United States, apparently a text-book for schools. I be, especially in the rules of pleading in criminal process. My studies, therefore, lasted frequently into the night, and I often called for my horse at the stable for a ride, after the hour of twelve had struck. This went on until the autumn of 1839, when a vacancy occurred in a small academy in the town of Dracut, across the Merrimack River, and the trustees asked me to take charge of the school. For my services I was to receive the tuition paid by the pupils, and that depended upon the num
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler, Chapter 2: early political action and military training. (search)
ss, and I shall describe them in a continuous narrative later on. In the year 1839 I made the acquaintance of Fisher Ames Hildreth, the only son of Dr. Israel Hildn the stage. Her father approving of this, she appeared Mrs. Sarah Butler in 1839. engraved from a Daguerreotype. with brilliant success at the Tremont Theatre i partnership with me in the practice of the law in Boston. Benj. F. Butler in 1839. engraved from a Daguerreotype. Ben Israel was appointed to West Point whenthan thirty years, save that the Democrats had elected Marcus Morton governor in 1839 and 1841, each time by a majority of one vote only, counted, I am proud to say, ature, however, refused to pass any bill for the relief of the sufferers; but in 1839, five years afterwards, they did pass a bill by which such losses could be compeon my after life, and became of very considerable importance to the country. In 1839, the autumn before I was admitted to the bar, I had joined as a volunteer soldie