Your search returned 136 results in 30 document sections:
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, M. (search)
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct., chapter 9 (search)
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739.,
January 15, 1738
The Daily Dispatch: February 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], Cotton Seed gas. (search)
Cotton Seed gas. --The Rev. Dr. Porter, of Chelsea, Tenn., has discovered that a superior quality of gas can be made of cotton seed, with the addition of a little rosin. His church and dwelling are lighted with it at a trifling cost.
The Daily Dispatch: February 9, 1861., [Electronic resource], The National Crisis. (search)
A Sepoy captive was so frightened in the India war that actually, under observation, within the space of half an hour, his hair became grey on every portion of his head; it having been, when first seen, of the glossy at black of the Bengali. Lieut. Boggs, formerly of the United States Army, has been appointed by Gov., Brown, Chief of Ordnance for the Republic of Georgia. A. B. Hendren, a Norfolk (Va.) boy, now editor of the Athens (Ala.) Banner, has been elected Mayor of that city. In Hancock county, Va., Geo. McPorter has beaten his uncle, William Porter, for the State Convention, 11 votes.
The Daily Dispatch: may 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], Shooting Affray. (search)
Bloody Rencontre. --The Nashville Gazette, of the 18th inst., says: A truly melancholy occurrence took place at Columbia, Tenn., yesterday morning. Mr. Reynolds got into a difficulty with his brother-in-law, Mr. Wm. Porter, Deputy Sheriff of Maury county. Mr. Porter was shot and instantly killed. One of the balls from Mr. Reynold's pistol by accident struck a Mr. Burgess, from Pulaski, and wounded him so severely as to cause his death in a few moments. To add still further to eputy Sheriff of Maury county. Mr. Porter was shot and instantly killed. One of the balls from Mr. Reynold's pistol by accident struck a Mr. Burgess, from Pulaski, and wounded him so severely as to cause his death in a few moments. To add still further to the deplorable character of this occurrence, Mrs. Reynolds, who was present during the shooting, received a ball through one of her hands, inflicting a painful wound. Two shots also struck Mr. Reynolds, but he was not very badly hurt.
The Daily Dispatch: may 28, 1861., [Electronic resource], Those
Kentucky regiments again. (search)
Fatal shooting --In a difficulty at the depot at Columbia, Tenn., a few days ago, W. C. Reynolds shot and killed his brother-in-law, Wm. Porter, and also killed, by an accidental shot, Mr. Burgess, a volunteer from Giles county. In the course of the unfortunate rencontre, Mr. Reynolds was wounded by a pistol shot in the shoulder, and severely beaten on the head with a stick. Reynolds has been arrested and will be brought to trial.