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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli 1 1 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 1 1 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1 1 Browse Search
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Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Margaret Fuller Ossoli, Chapter 6: school-teaching in Boston and Providence. (1837-1838.) (search)
engaged in an operation peculiarly favorable to his style of beauty, to wit, eating oysters. Theodore Parker was there, and introduced to me. I had some pleasant talk with him, but before I could get to Spinoza, somebody seized on me and carried me off to quite another S,--to supper. On the whole, it all pleased my eye; my fashionable fellow-creatures were very civil to me, and I went home, glad to have looked at this slide in the magic lantern also. Ms. Writing from Providence, August 14, 1837, she lays plans for her summer vacation, which is to begin with unmerciful tardiness on August 19. For her three weeks vacation she plans to visit, with her friend Caroline Sturgis, that delicious land of lotus-eating, Artichoke Mills, on the Merrimack, there to be silent and enjoy daily wood-walks or boat excursions with her, --or else to go to Concord. As to Providence, she writes:-- I fear I have not much to tell that will amuse you. With books and pens I have, maugre my best
, Mar. 13, 1793 Fifteen dollars premium for being first at a fire, May 1, 1823 The Perkins tub first introduced, Sep. 13, 1823 One stationed at South Boston, Jan. 12, 1829 The town has eighteen, Dec. 31, 1847 The first steamer, Miles Greenwood, arrived, Feb. 24, 1855 Steam taking the place of muscle, 1860 Engineers, Chief, Samuel D. Harris, appointed, Jan. 19, 1826 Fire Engineers, Chief, Thos. C. Amory, appointed, Feb. 9, 1829 William Barnicoat, appointed, Aug. 14, 1837 Elisha Smith, appointed, Feb. 5, 1855 George W. Bird, appointed, Feb. 9, 1857 John S. Damrell, appointed, Mar. 19, 1866 William A. Green, appointed, Jan., 1873 Fireworks on Copp's Hill in the evening, July 4, 1800 On the Common, spoiled by the rain, July 4, 1835 In the evening, on east side of Common, last time, July 4, 1844 First time on the Common parade ground, July 4, 1845 On Commonwealth avenue, evening, July 5, 1869 Fleet French, Marquis DeJoinvi
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans), Additional Sketches Illustrating the services of officers and Privates and patriotic citizens of South Carolina. (search)
hostilities he served principally in the hospitals at Charleston, and upon the evacuation of that city removed seven hundred sick and wounded to Cheraw, where he remained in charge until the surrender. After the close of hostilities he resumed the practice of his profession at Charleston. Dr. Huger was married, in 1866, to Sabina H., daughter of the late C. T. Lowndes. Captain Joseph B. Humbert Captain Joseph B. Humbert, of Laurens county, S. C., was born near Knoxville, Tenn., August 14, 1837. His father, John G. Humbert, born in Beaufort county, S. C., in 1800, was a Methodist minister and planter. In 1834 he moved to Tennessee on account of his health, but in 1841 returned to South Carolina and located in Laurens county, near Princeton, on the farm where his son, Capt. J. B. Humbert, now resides, and where he died in April, 1866. Captain Humbert's grandfather, David, was a native of Beaufort county, S. C., and son of Melchior Humbert, whose father, Peter Humbert, was a