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Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore), chapter 130 (search)
History of the First Universalist Church in Somerville, Mass. Illustrated; a souvenir of the fiftieth anniversary celebrated February 15-21, 1904, The men's Club (search)
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones),
and Medical officers in charge, attached to the General Hospitals Army of Tennessee, . (search)
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 9., Strangers in
Medford, (continued from Vol. 9, no. 3). (search)
The Daily Dispatch: November 22, 1860., [Electronic resource], Quick Passage of a sailing vessel (search)
C. H. Larabee, M. C., from Wisconsin, a few days ago fell through the floor of his flourishing mill at Horicon, and sustained severe injuries. Dr. Winship, of Roxbury, has been lecturing with much success in Canada. Last week he was in Montreal, and created considerable excitement and interest. The Mayor of Washington has issued a proclamation, declaring Thursday, the 29th inst., a day of thanksgiving and prayer. Rev. Jno. S. Kirkpatrick, of Charleston, S. C., has been elected President of Davidson College, N. C. Fifty-one vessels arrived at the port of New York during the last quarantine season, with yellow fever patients on board. President Buchanan is having his homestead "Wheatland," near Lancaster, put in order for his future residence. Diphtheria has appeared in Fredericksburg, Va. A son of R. W. Hart, aged about twelve years, died with the disease on Saturday last. Alfred Palmer has been appointed Surveyor of the Customs for the port
The Daily Dispatch: January 24, 1861., [Electronic resource],
Dr. Winship Outdone
Dr. Winship Outdone. --Dr. Winship, the celebrated Massachusetts athlete, who was asserted to be the "strongest man in the world," has met a superior in the person of one William Thompson, who is connected with the Chicago Gymnasium. The test of strength occurred in that city one day last week, at a gymnastic tournament, at which Dr. Winship performed his great muscular feat of lifting nine kegs of nails weighing 1,000 pounds, and raising, with the aid of harness on his shoulders, 1,517 pDr. Winship performed his great muscular feat of lifting nine kegs of nails weighing 1,000 pounds, and raising, with the aid of harness on his shoulders, 1,517 pounds. He was succeeded by Thompson, who, commencing with the last lift of the Doctor, then went on adding weights and lifting, with harness on his shoulders and hips, until the numbers stood successively, 1,536, 1,636, 1,736, 1,836, 1,936, 2,036, 2,136 pounds--a very remarkable lift, the latter, to be sure. He also experimented with dumb- bells weighing 100 and 165 pounds.--Another competing gymnast, named Curtis, "pushed" first 130 pounds, and then 150 pounds in each hand with the pulley, a
The Daily Dispatch: January 19, 1861., [Electronic resource], The
first Secessionist. (search)
Fire-Highway robbery. Boston, Jan. 16. --Two buildings in Brattle square, occupied by Winship & Co., trunk-makers, and by several brokers' offices, and other tenements, were destroyed by fire this morning. Loss $15,000. Two firemen were badly injured. In Roxbury, early this morning, Lucius Perry, a respectable citizen, was knocked down and robbed by highwaymen. It is feared in injuries are fatal. Martin Sullivan and Thomas Barry were arrested for the assault and robbery.
Morgan, slave of A. Allen, of Petersburg. Va., has been sentenced to be hung on the 22d of May, for firing the 1st North Carolina Hospital, in that city. A few days ago the Court House at Shelbyville, Tenn., was consumed by fire. All the records of the county were lost. The Yankee "strong man," Dr. Winship has progressed so far that he can now lift 2,500 pounds. He intends to keep on till he gets to 3,000.