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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks), chapter 18 (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 2. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 2.11 (search)
Diary of Captain Robert E. Park, Twelfth Alabama regiment. [continued from July Number.] September 26th, 1864 Miss Janet F----, a very pretty and intelligent young lady, came to the office, and brought us some delicacies. She is a granddaughter of Brigadier-General Fauntleroy, perhaps the oldest officer on the rolls of the Confederate army, now over eighty years of age, and daughter of Captain Fauntleroy of the Confederate navy, now serving his country on the high seas, aiding Ad
t some tobacco with Confederate money, sold it for greenbacks, and bought a new hat for $3.00. My old military cap was lost as I was carried off the battlefield.
The probability is that I will be unable to use my new one in many days to come.
Miss Janet F----sent off some letters for us through the lines to Southern Dixie, by means of some of Mosby's men, who are very often in the city.
All of us wrote to the loved ones at home.
These bold young scouts carry out haversacks filled with letter
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Oldport days, with ten heliotype illustrations from views taken in Newport, R. I., expressly for this work., Oldport in winter. (search)
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Oldport days, with ten heliotype illustrations from views taken in Newport, R. I., expressly for this work., An artist's creation. (search)
Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907,
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Courting. --Dr. Brown, of Hadington, the author of the "Self Inspecting Dictionary," was so youthful that his courtship lasted seven years.--After six years and one-half year, he summoned all his courage for the deed: "Janet," said he, as they sat one night in solemn , "we've been acquainted now for six years and meir, and, I've ne'er gotten a kiss yet; d-ye think I might take one, in a bonnie girl"--"Just as you like, John, only be becoming wi' it." "Surely, Janet, we'll ask a blessnk I might take one, in a bonnie girl"--"Just as you like, John, only be becoming wi' it." "Surely, Janet, we'll ask a blessing." The blessing was asked, the kiss was taken, and the worthy divine, perfectly overpowered by the blissful sensation, most rapturously exclaimed, "Oh, woman! that it is rude, let's return thanks" Six months made the pious couple man and wife, and, added his descendant, who humorously told the tale, a happier couple never spent a longer and more useful life together.