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 6Samuel, bap. Jan. 7, 1739.   For further records of the Hancocks, see N. E. Hist. and Gen. Register for October, 1855.  1HARRIS, Abner, m. Elizabeth----, and had--  1-2Elizabeth, b. Mar. 15, 1710.  3Abner, b. May 30, 1711.  4Jackson, b. Jan. 9, 1712.  5Thomas, b. Mar. 9, 1715.  1HATHAWAY, Noah, b. in Freetown, Mass., May 24, 1809; [N. H. m. Hannah M. Reed, b. June 23, 1811; and had--  1-2Henrietta Maria, b. Mar. 14, 1831; m. H. C. Vose, of Claremont, [1854.  3George W., b. May 11, 1832.  4Ellen L., b. Sept. 8, 1833; m. Wm. Butters, jun., May 2,  5Gustavus W., b. Nov. 7, 1834.  6Walter S., b. May 31, 1836; d. Sept. 30, 1850.  7Nelson F., b. Feb. 10, 1838.  8Eliza G., b. Apr. 2, 1839.  9Rodney C., b. June 24, 1840.  10Susan E., b. Oct. 24, 1841.  11Henry R., b. Apr. 4, 1843.  12Florence A., b. Sept. 12, 1844.  13Wilber A., b. May 9, 1846.  14Roland H., b. Sept. 24, 1847.  15Noah S., b. July 7, 1849.  16Edward A., b. May 25, 1851.  17Martha
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 6: Law School.—September, 1831, to December, 1833.—Age, 20-22. (search)
st. A revision may put them in a little better plight for visiting posterity, and I understand he is giving them this. He thought more highly of Chancellor Kent's Commentaries at a later period, post,p.120. When you write, tell me all the law you have read. I wish to compare reckonings with you occasionally, as we are voyaging on the same sea. This is written in the vexation of a cough, By your true friend, Chas. Sumner. To Charlemagne Tower. Cambridge, Friday Morning, May 11, 1832. my dear friend,—The moment I saw the black seal of your letter my mind anticipated the sorrowful intelligence it bore. Tower's father had died, March 15, at St. Augustine. Permit me to join with you in grief. I offer you my sincere sympathies. The loss of a father I can only imagine: may God put far distant the day when that affliction shall come over me! You have been a faithful son; and, I know, a joy to his eyes. I reverence the spirit with which you have sacrificed all your
d beloved, he left father, wife, child, brothers and sisters, to bare his breast for his mother South. He made Louisiana's cause his own; and the first in the lead of our volunteer troops, and surrounded by his devoted followers, he left the pleasures of home and entered the tented field. With the firm, elastic steps of the knightly warrior he was ascending the heights of fame and glory, when he poured out his heart's blood in a libation to Liberty. Born in New Orleans on the 11th of May, A. D, 1832 Charles Didler Dreux, from early youth, gave promise of eminent success in life. The issue of one of our oldest Creole families, after preliminary studies, he was sent to Amherst College, Mass., then under the superintendency of Mr Hitchcock, who is now a Peter the Hermit in the unholy crusade against the South; after a short visit to his native city, he and his two younger brothers became Cadets of the Western Military Institute, at Blue Lick Springs, Ky.; becoming a member of