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Official Records of the Union and Confederate Armies, Chapter XXII: Operations in Kentucky, Tennessee, North Mississippi, North Alabama, and Southwest Virginia. March 4-June 10, 1862. (ed. Lieut. Col. Robert N. Scott), April 29-June 10, 1862.-advance upon and siege of Corinth, and pursuit of the Confederate forces to Guntown, Miss. (search)
oad by a road leading south from Farmington, but meeting the enemy in large force, both of artillery, infantry, and cavalry, was forced to retire. On this day also Lieutenant-Colonel Minty, with two battalions of Third Michigan Cavalry, under Majors Gray and Moyers, and one battalion of Seventh Illinois, under Major Applington, proceeded to the junction of the Purdy, Corinth and Farmington roads, in a dense wood. The wood was gallantly cleared of the enemy by a charge of Captain Wilcox, Company B, Third Michigan Cavalry. Major Gray, Third Michigan, with three companies, was ordered by General Paine to support Houghtaling's battery, which was efficiently done. Lieutenant-Colonel Minty being ordered to charge in front, did so, but finding the enemy too strong, retired. In this charge Major Applington fell while gallantly leading his battalion, and a private of the Seventh Illinois was severely wounded in the lungs. This was the day of our first occupation of Farmington, and sub
rsued conjointly, and by the same geographical divisions. 4.Worcester's General History. 5.Algebra, to succeed Arithmetic. 6.Hitchcock's Book-keeping--3 lessons a week. 7.French Language. 2 lessons a week. class 3. 1.Algebra and book-keeping completed; after which,-- 2.Legendre's Geometry. 3.Whately's or Blair's Rhetoric, with Syntactical and Prosodiacal Exercises, and exemplifications of Rhetorical Rules in Reading and other Lessons. 4.Bayard's Constitution of the United States. 5.Gray's or Parker's Natural Philosophy. 6.French Language, continued. 7.Drawing,--two lessons a week. class 2. 1.Davis's Trigonometry, with its applications to Surveying, Navigation, Mensuration, &c. 2.French Language, continued. 3.Drawing, continued. 4.Natural Philosophy, completed. 5.Olmstead's or Norton's Astronomy. 6.Wayland's Moral Philosophy. 7.Paley's Natural Theology. 8.Physiology, commenced. 9.Cleveland's Compendium of English Literature. The Spanish, Italian, or German Langua
at which brought over the Plymouth Puritans, by Mr. Rhodes, of Boston, on land now owned by Mr. Hastings.T. Magoun'sT. MagounMelzer HolmesBoston187.73 21804ShipMedfordS. Lapham's The present owners' names are given in all cases. This yard was owned first by Messrs. Turner & Briggs, then by Mr. Turner, afterwards by Messrs. Rogers, and now by Mr. Lapham.C. Turner & E. BriggsJohn C. JonesBoston237.74 3 ShipOtisT. Magoun'sT. MagounJames ErvingBoston291.82 4 BrigHopeT. Magoun'sT. MagounSamuel GrayBoston165.18 51805ShipEclipseT. Magoun'sT. MagounThomas H. PerkinsBoston343.49 61806ShipGeorge AugustusS. Lapham'sC. Turner & E. BriggsNathaniel GoddardBoston246.92 7 BrigPedlarT. Magoun'sT. MagounTimothy WilliamsBoston224.82 8 BrigGulliverT. Magoun'sT. MagounJoseph Lee, jun.Boston247.80 91807Sch.Eliza & LydiaS. Lapham'sC. Turner & E. BriggsJohn BanisterBoston100.04 10 ShipCommerceS. Lapham'sC. TurnerJohn HollandBoston377.85 11 BrigCreoleT. Magoun'sT. MagounJohn WilliamsBoston147.28<
John Brown, of Haverhill. He grad. H. C., 1757, where he was librarian for a short time. He was chaplain on board the frigate Hancock in 1777; but, returning to Medford, died there, May 6, 1781. His wife died Nov. 29, 1800, aged 69. She was, through her mother, a lineal descendant of the famous Puritan divine, John Cotton. Their children were--  31-51Cotton Brown, b. July 20, 1765; d. May, 12, 1834.  52Peter Chardon, b. Jan. 6, 1767; d. Jan. 1, 1849.  53Mary, b. Jan. 27, 1769; m. Samuel Gray, of Salem.  54Joanna C., b. May 18, 1772; m. Nathl. Hall, Nov. 26, 1793. 30-38Jonathan Brooks m. Elizabeth Albree, Sept. 26, 1791; died Mar. 18, 1847. His wife d. Mar. 31, 1826, aged 58. Their children were--  38-55Samuel Reeves, b. Feb. 1, 1793; m. Frances Olney, 1842.  56Charles, b. Oct. 30, 1795.  57Elizabeth.  58Alfred, m. Lydia Warren, 1833.  59Lucy Ann. 31-52Peter Chardon Brooks m. Nancy Gorham, and had--  52-60Edward, b. Dec. 22, 1792.  61Gorham, b. Feb. 10, 1795;
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Trials. (search)
ler, New York, convicted and executed for treason......May 16, 1691 Trials for witchcraft, Massachusetts......1692 Thomas Maule, for slanderous publications and blasphemy, Massachusetts......1696 Nicholas Bayard, treason......1702 John Peter Zenger, for printing and publishing libels on the colonial government, November, 1734, acquitted......1735 William Wemms, James Hartegan, William McCauley, and other British soldiers, in Boston, Mass., for the murder of Crispus Attucks, Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, James Caldwell, and Patrick Carr.......March 5, 1770 Maj.-Gen. Charles Lee, court-martial after the battle of Monmouth; found guilty of, first, disobedience of orders in not attacking the enemy; second, unnecessary and disorderly retreat; third, disrespect to the commander-in-chief; suspended from command for one year, tried......July 4, 1778 John Hett Smith, for assisting Benedict Arnold, New York, not guilty......1780 Maj. John Andre, adjutant-general, British
y persons in the crowd discharged Chap. XXXV.} 1768. Sept. their guns into the roof of the house, making two or three holes, and breaking two panes of glass without further damage. Committee of Regulators to Governor Tryon, 30 May, 1768. Lieut. Col. Gray to Colonel Fanning, 9 April, 1768. At Fanning's instance, a warrant was issued by the Chief Justice to arrest three of the rioters, and bring them all the way to Halifax. Memorandum preceding Grays Letter. Raising a clamor against the odiousness of rebellion, Fanning himself, as military Commander in Orange, called out seven companies of militia; Col. Fanning to Col. Gray, 13 April, 1768. but not above one hundred and twenty men appeared with arms, and of these, all but a few stood neutral or declared in favor of the Regulators. F. Nash and T. Hart to Col. Fanning, 17 April, 1763. In Anson County Col. Spencer to Gov. Tryon, 28 April, 1768. on the twenty-first of April, a mob interrupted the inferior court; and, mor
m from the constables. On Friday the second day of March, a soldier of March the twenty-ninth, asked to be employed at Gray's Ropewalk, and was repulsed in the coarsest words. He then defied the ropemakers to a boxing match; Chap XLIII.} 1770.A larger number came down to renew the fight with clubs and cutlasses, and in their turn encountered defeat. By this time Gray and others interposed, and for that day prevented further disturbance. Boston Narrative, 14, 15. There was an end o to move off. Don't fire, said Langford, the watchman, to Kilroi, looking him full in the face; but yet he did so, and Samuel Gray, who was standing next Langford with his hands in his bosom, fell lifeless. The rest fired Chap. XLIII.} 1770. MarMajesty's Chap. XLIII.} 1770. March forces. Dalrymple's Narrative. You have asked the advice of the Council, said Gray to the Lieutenant Governor; they have given it unanimously; you are bound to conform to it. If mischief should come, by m
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 4., Medford Assembly or Dancing Class. (search)
808. copied by Helen T. Wild. THE Gentlemen of Medford desirous to enjoy the Social and Elegant Amusement of Dancing for at least three evenings do hereby agree, all who subscribe our names, to bear an equal share of the expenditures of the same, in testimony whereof we severally subjoin our signatures. No gentleman to be admitted under Twenty-one years of age. Genl John Brooks Honl Timothy Bigelow Josiah Bradlee Sam Buel Ebenr Hall. Hon P. C. Brooks. Edmt. Dunkin N. B. Dunkin Sam. Gray John Brooks Isaac Brook James Brooks Jno. Le Bozquet James Gilchrist Jona. Warner. Jona. Porter. John Hosmer Dudley Hall Josh. Manning Saml Swan Jr. B. L. Swan Joseph Swan Samuel Weed Nath'l Hall Jno. Bishop Jno. Bishop Jr. Thos. Brooks Epm. Hall Abner Bartlett. Rules for the Assembly. Nov. 18, 1808, at the Meeting of the Committee of arrangements the following rules were drawn up for the regulations of the Medford Assembly. 1st.—No person to be admitted as a subscriber who d
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 22., William Gray of Salem and Samuel Gray of Medford. (search)
William Gray of Salem and Samuel Gray of Medford. If Lynn feels that she was honored by having of Billy Gray's mansion on that street. Samuel Gray of Salem married first Anna Orne of Marbleher Stearns, who, when the place was sold to Samuel Gray, moved to the vicinity of what was later thhe site of the old one. The house built by Samuel Gray is still standing just west of the Public Lsm of a child in 1806 and one in 18I I, yet Samuel Gray is not listed as a resident tax payer till 815. The diary of Rev. William Bently states Mr. Gray moved to Medford 8i i. Samuel Gray died JaSamuel Gray died January 21, 1816, aged fifty-six. His wife, Mary, died January 30, 1842, aged seventythree. They weSargent, May 7, 1835. In 1842 the heirs of Samuel Gray sold the homestead to Mr. Sargent and it betime the house was built, by descendants of Samuel Gray. In the elder days of Art Builders much that is modern. So today the house of Samuel Gray, having weathered more than a hundred years
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 22., A Medford garden and the gardener's notes. (search)
cents; pork, 8 and 10 cents; broom, 28 cents. One learns who some of the townspeople were and the occupations they engaged in: Mr. Gleason sold hats, shoes; Mr. Cutter sold meat; Mr. Lock sold meat; Mr. Emerson sold meat; Mr. Symmes did iron work; Mr. Barker did papering; Mr. Stow did painting, glazing; Mr. Clough did hooping; Mr. Floyd carted chips and sold pigs; Captain Burridge sold hay, for which he received $13.00, to Mr. F. Bigelow, for whom he often bought cider; he sold plants, Mrs. Gray, Miss Train and Mrs. P. Swan being among his customers. How it did fret the soul of Margaret Tufts, who married Samuel Swan, that she was always called Mrs. Peggy Swan when her sisters-in-law were punctiliously called by their husbands' names. Mrs. Peggy had the name, however, of being a very handsome woman. The gardener is said to have lived in a house on the Bigelow grounds. His expense account shows payments for rent quarterly, $12.50 and $10.00 respectively, to Captain Ward and
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