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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 1 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 1 1 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 23. 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: February 26, 1861., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Addams, Jane, 1860- (search)
Addams, Jane, 1860- Social reformer; born in Cedarville, Ill., Sept. 6, 1860; was graduated at Rockford College in 1881, and, after spending some time in study in Europe, established the Social Settlement of Hull House in Chicago, of which she became head resident. She is widely esteemed for her writings and lectures on Social Settlement work.
red to 29th U. S. Infantry, Sept. 21, 1866. Unassigned, Apr. 25, 1869. Assigned to 3d U. S. Infantry, Jan. 1, 1871. Major, Apr. 20, 1886. Lieut. Colonel, 14th U. S. Infantry, May 19, 1891. Retired, July 10, 1891, at his own request; thirty years service (sect. 1243, Rev. Stats.). Head, John Frazier. Born in Massachusetts. First Lieutenant, Assistant Surgeon, U. S. Army, Aug. 6, 1846; accepted, Aug. 13, 1846. Captain, Assistant Surgeon, Aug. 6, 1851. Major, Surgeon, U. S. Army, Sept. 6, 1860. Brevet Lieut. Colonel, U. S. Army, Mar. 13, 1865. Lieut. Colonel, Surgeon, June 26, 1876; accepted, July 29, 1876. Colonel, Surgeon, June 30, 1882. Retired, Jan. 9, 1885 (by operation of law, sect. 1, Act June 30, 1882). Heard, John Theodore. Born in Massachusetts. First Lieutenant, Assistant Surgeon, 13th Mass. Infantry, July 16, 1861. Major, Surgeon, U. S. Volunteers, May 1, 1862. Assigned as Medical Director, 4th Army Corps, with rank of Lieut. Colonel (General Orders 29),
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 23.,
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or December, January and March, and $100 per day for horse and cart for the year. Also to pay fifty dollars per quarter for tending the toll gate. When the building of the Medford branch railroad was under consideration (1846) the Turnpike Corporation voted to sell the franchise of the corporation to the Boston and Maine Railroad Extension Company (later called the B. & M. Railroad Co.) for the sum of $10,000 including all the damage sustained by the railroad crossing said turnpike. September 6, 1860, it was voted to sell the land and buildings then occupied by the toll gatherer, Thomas Perkins, to the said Perkins for the sum of $600.00 At a meeting held May 8, 1861, it was voted that the corporation hereby give their consent to the county commissioners of Middlesex County to lay open their road as a public highway, upon the petition of George T. Cutter and others, the said commissioners awarding to the corporation what damages shall in their judgment be right and just. The co
Supreme Court of Appeals. --Present Judges Allen, Daniel, Moncure, and Robertson. The following decrees have been entered since our last report of 20th February: The petition of Wm. M. Hume, adm'r. of Jas. Moxley, dec'd , for an appeal from decree of Circuit Court of Fauquier county of 6th September, 1860, in a suit in which petitioner was plaintiff, and Meredith Eskridge and others were defendants, heard and denied. Nathan A. Holman vs. Michael Hart, upon a writ of supersedeas from judgment of Circuit Court of Buckingham county. Partly heard — no decision. Petition of Maria E. Kirkmeyer, adm'x. of Fred. Kirkmeyer, for a writ of supersedeas to a judgment rendered by Henrico Circuit Court Oct. 9, 1860, affirming, with costs, a judgment recovered by James Jones against the said petitioner, denied. Wm. P. Browne vs. Wm. Rencher, &c., upon appeal from decree of Circuit Court of city of Williamsburg and County of James City. Partly heard — no decisio