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George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), Chapter 2: (search)
ibility that one generation should bind another to pay a public debt, and of the expediency of vesting all the legislative authority of a State in one branch, and the executive authority in another, and leaving them to govern it by joint discretion,—I considered such opinions simply as curious indicia of an extraordinary character. Georgetown, February 19, 1815. . . . . This evening, Mr. Sullivan, Colonel Perkins, and myself passed delightfully at Mr. Thomas Peter's, who married Miss Nellie Custis, granddaughter of Mrs. Washington, whom you see in the picture of The Washington Family. They are both of the Boston stamp in politics; and while Mr. Peter, as an extraordinary treat for an extraordinary occasion, regaled the delegates with a bottle of wine from General Washington's cellar, Mrs. Peter gave me an account of her grandfather's mode of life and intercourse with his family. He rose at six during the whole year, and breakfasted precisely at seven in the summer and at eight
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard), chapter 26 (search)
is, Benjamin R., 4. Curtis, C. P., 316 note. Curtis, Eliza, wife of W. H. Woodward, 4, 7, 276. Curtis, George Ticknor, 4, 317; letter to G. S. Hillard, 326, 391. Curtis, Harriet, 4. Curtis, Rev., Philip, 3. Curtis, T. B., 316 note. Custis, Miss Nellie (Mrs. Peter), 38. Cuvier, Baron, 255. D Dahl, J. C. C., 482, 490. Dallas's Report, 30. Dalton, Mr., 422. Dante, study of, 85, 86, 394, 466, 470, 472, 475 and note, 482. Dartmouth College, Elisha Ticknor graduate of, es, 370. Perkins, Mrs. S. G., 13, 49, 68, 260, 328, 331. Perkins, S. G., 12, 13, 14, 49, 68. Perkins, S. H., 68 and note, 121. Peter, America Pinkney, 38. Peter, Britannia Wellington, 38. Peter, Columbia Washington, 38. Peter, Mrs. See Custis. Peter, Thomas, 38. Petrarch, letter on, 341-344. Philadelphia, visits, 15, 352. Phillips, Professor J., 422, 437 and note. Phillips, Thomas J., 443. Phillips, Willard, 391. Piacenza, visits, 162. Pichon, Baron, 132, 261. Picke