Browsing named entities in The Daily Dispatch: June 7, 1862., [Electronic resource]. You can also browse the collection for John Y. Mason or search for John Y. Mason in all documents.

Your search returned 1 result in 1 document section:

ell county, North Carolina, a of our fellow-citizen, James L Pettigrew, and was born in 1861. He entered the old and cherished nursery of his native State after full academical preparation, and graduated with distinguished honors from the University of North Carolina in 1843. President Polk, a native of North Carolina, and an alumnus of this University, attended this Commencement with members of his Cabinet and other distinguished citizens. The orator of the Literary Societies was John Y. Mason, Secretary of the Navy, and afterwards Minister to France Among the scientific visitors and guests was Professor Maury, who was so favorably and deeply impressed with the gifts and acquirements of the young graduate that he engaged him for the Mathematical Chair of the Observatory in Washington. Mr. Pettigrew remained in Washington until 1848, when he removed to Charleston, and completed, under the tuition of his distinguished relative and fatherly friend, J. L. Paugrn, the legal studie