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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 44 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 12 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910 5 1 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 4 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 11. 4 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 3 1 Browse 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. 3 1 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 2 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 2 0 Browse Search
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ive hostility was resolved on by the champions of Slavery, under the lead of Mr. Calhoun. On the presentation, by Mr. Fairfield, of Maine (December 16, 1835), of the petition of one hundred and seventy-two women, praying the Abolition of the Slave-Trade in the District, it was decisively laid on the table of the House; Yeas 180, Nays 31--the Nays all from the North, and mainly Whigs. On the 18th, Mr Jackson, of Massachusetts, offered a similar petition from the citizens of the town of Wrentham; and Mr. Hammond of South Carolina, moved that it be not received; which was met by a motion to lay on the table. This was rejected — Yeas 95, Nays 121. But, finally, a proposition that the petition and all motions regarding it be laid on the table was carried — Yeas 140; Nays 76. Mr. Buchanan January 11, 1836. presented a memorial of the Cain (Pennsylvania) quarterly meeting of Friends, asking for the same in substance as the above. Though opposed to granting the prayer of the petit
146; his speech in the House, 1842, 158; opinion of John Brown, 293; 294; 329; commands the Rebels in West Virginia, 522; 524; outranked by Floyd, etc., 525. Wisconsin, 215; 300; 301. Wistar, Lieut.-Col., at Ball's Bluff, 623. Witherspoon, Rev. T. S., 128. Wool, Gen., succeeds Gen. Butler, 531. Wood, Col. A. M., wounded at Bull Run, 545. Woodward, Judge Geo. W., speech at the Philadelphia Peace meeting, 363 to 365; 406; 438. Worcester, Mass., mob violence at, 126. Wrentham, Mass., Abolition petition from, 144. Wright. Col. J. V., killed at Belmont, 597-8. Wright, Silas, 91; nominated for Vice-President 164; nominated for Governor of New York, 166. Wyandot, Kansas, Convention at, 250. Y. Yancey, Wm. L., his non-interference resolve in the Convention of 1848, 192; allusion to, 259; withdraws from the Charleston Convention, 314. Yates, Edward, on Slavery, 70. young men's Christian Association, their interview with the President, 466-7; allusion
y, m. John Whitter.   Samuel, m. Hannah Swinerton.   Reed.   Chloe, m. Asa Swinerton.   Hezekiah, was a clergyman.   Sarah.   Josiah Brewer.   Theodosia.   Samuel Read, was a clergyman in Brownington, Vt. 46 c.-111 f.Emerson Hall, of Boscawen, N. H., m. Tabitha Goldthwait, of Northbridge, and had--   Tabitha.   Lydia.   Eleazer.   Ebenezer.   Lucy. 47-112PERCIVAL Hall was a physician and surgeon in the revolutionary war; and d. at Boston, Sept., 1825. He m. Margaret Ware, of Wrentham, who d. aged 81. Children:--  112-212Jairus. A lawyer; for more than twenty years a member of Vermont Legislature; Judge Court of Common Pleas, &c.; d. in Boston in 1849.  213Sewall.  214Jeffries.  215Bradshaw, d. in Castine, 1826, leaving six children.  216Timothy, b. 1769; father to Rev. J. Hall, of Newcastle, Me. 48-114 e.Aaron Hall m.--------, and had--  114 e.-216 a.Daughter, m. Asa Parsons.  b.Apphia, m. Sylvester Judd, Esq., of Southampton.  c.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Cowell, Benjamin 1781-1860 (search)
Cowell, Benjamin 1781-1860 Historian; born in Wrentham, Mass., in 1781; graduated at Brown University in 1803; settled in Providence, R. I., became chief-justice of the Court of Common Pleas; and was author of The spirit of ‘76. He died in Providence, R. I., May 6, 186
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Nason, Elias 1811-1887 (search)
Nason, Elias 1811-1887 Clergyman; born in Wrentham, Mass., April 21, 1811; graduated at Brown College in 1835; ordained in the Congregational Church in Natick, Mass.: and later became popular as a lecturer. His publications include Our obligations to defend our country, and sermons on the War; Eulogy on Edward Everett; Eulogy on Abraham Lincoln; Gazetteer of Massachusetts; History of Middlesex county, etc. He died in North Billerica, Mass., June 17, 1887.
eneral-in-chief of the army, any statement of reasons for requesting the discharge which is desired. March 4.—The Governor writes to Colonel Kurtz, Twenty-third Regiment, at Newbern, N. C.,— I wish to learn the place of burial of James H. Boutell, late private in Co. K, Twenty-third Regiment. He died in the service, and is supposed to have been buried at Hatteras; also, the best means for his friends to get his remains to Massachusetts. His wife, Mrs. Abbie P. Boutell, resides in Wrentham. March 9.—The Governor writes to Mr. Stanton, Secretary of War,— I beg leave to report to you, that the honor you paid to the memory of General Lander, by causing his remains to be returned, under a suitable escort, to his native State, was rendered complete by the faithful and decorous manner in which the sad duty was fulfilled by Captain Barstow, and the officers and soldiers accompanying him. The Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and the city of Salem, the place of General Lander'
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 12: Norfolk County. (search)
ral and patriotic, and did much for the benefit of the sick and wounded all through the war. Wrentham Incorporated Oct. 15, 1673. Population in 1860, 3,406; in 1865, 3,072. Valuation in 1860, e offered by Hon. Samuel Warner, and adopted:— Resolved, By the legal voters of the town of Wrentham, in town-meeting assembled, that the sum of ten thousand dollars be, and the same hereby is grams and all necessary equipments and clothing not furnished by the government to each citizen of Wrentham who shall enlist in the military service. Fourth, That the treasurer be authorized to borrow oms as they have paid for the purpose of filling the quotas of the town during the past year. Wrentham furnished three hundred and thirty-six men for the war, which was a surplus of seventeen over a, $7,059.77; in 1864, $5,239.19; in 1865, $3,000.00. Total amount, $22,137,14. The ladies of Wrentham formed a Soldiers-Aid Society and frequently sent articles of comfort and necessity to the sold
Tisbury 168 Tolland 320 Topsfield 246 Townsend 458 Truro 51 Tyngsborough 460 Tyringham 106 U. Upton 686 Uxbridge 687 W. Wakefield 450 Wales 321 Walpole 524 Waltham 461 Ware 359 Wareham 577 Warren 689 Warwick 288 Washington 108 Watertown 463 Wayland 466 Webster 690 Wellfleet 54 Wendell 289 Wenham 249 West Bridgewater 578 West Brookfield 695 Westborough 692 West Boylston 694 West Cambridge (Arlington) 467 Westfield 323 Westford 469 Westhampton 361 Westminster 696 West Newbury 250 Weston 469 Westport 160 West Roxbury 525 West Springfield 325 West Stockbridge 109 Weymouth 529 Whately 290 Wilbraham 327 Williamsburg 362 Williamstown 111 Wilmington 471 Winchendon 698 Winchester 473 Windsor 113 Winthrop 600 Wrentham 531 Woburn 474 Worcester 699 Worthington 364 Y. Yarmouth 55
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1, Chapter 8: early professional life.—September, 1834, to December, 1837.—Age, 23-26. (search)
ished member of our profession. He wrote, Nov. 6, in his journal, Dined with C. Sumner to-day, who is going to Europe soon. When he goes, there will be one more good fellow on that side, and one less on this. Life of Horace Mann, p. 91. They were afterwards to be fellow combatants in the causes of education and freedom. Among Sumner's papers was found a sketch, written during the last autumn of his life, of his friend's career. This tribute was intended for a municipal celebration in Wrentham, the birthplace of Horace Mann, but some circumstances prevented Sumner's attendance on the occasion. Mr. Mann was born in 1796, and died in 1859. He was Secretary of the Board of Education of Massachusetts, 1837-48; served four years in Congress as the successor of John Quincy Adams; and was President of Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, from 1852 till his death. Sumner passed a day with him at the College in 1855. Sumner's social range in Boston was, at this period, quite li
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2, Chapter 27: services for education.—prison discipline.—Correspondence.— January to July, 1845.—age, 34. (search)
tion. Sumner, while engaged in promoting it, was writing his oration on The True Grandeur of Nations. The work on the new schoolhouses went forward, and the next year both were opened for use by proper ceremonies,—the one at Bridgewater, Aug. 19, and the other at Westfield, Sept. 19. Sumner, who was unable to attend on either occasion, received, in addition to a cordial invitation from the principal, Mr. Tillinghast, the following note from Mr. Mann: Mann's Life, pp. 249, 250. Wrentham, Aug. 6, 1846. My dear Sumner,—The new Normal Schoolhouse at Bridgewater is to be dedicated on Wednesday, the 19th inst. Address by Hon. William G. Bates. The active and leading agency you have had in executing measures which have led to this beneficial result would make your absence on that occasion a matter of great regret. I know it will console you for your troubles in relation to the subject to be present on the day of jubilee, to gratify so many persons, and to participate in a j
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