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f facts for his apology. As it is, I have to record, how unsuccessfully he labored to diminish the aristocratic ascendency in England; to perpetuate colonial liberty; to rescue India from the misrule of commercial cupidity; how, as he rose to guide the destinies of a great people in the career of freedom, along the unknown future, he appeared Like one who had been led astray Through the Heaven's high pathless way. Farming, grazing, haymaking, and all the charms of rural life in Somersetshire could not obliterate from his mind the memory of days of activity, when, Chap. XXVI.} 1766. July. as he directed against the Bourbons the treasure and the hearts of the united empire, his life was the life of the British people, his will was their will, his uncompromising haughtiness was but the image of their pride, and his presumptuous daring the only adequate expression of their self-reliance. His eager imagination bore him back to the public world, though to him it was become a ri
W. S. Johnson to Jos. Trumbull, 15 April, 1769. Compare Martin's Louisiana, II. 35; Monette's Valley of the Mississippi, i. 407, 408. In his peaceful habitation on the banks of the Yadkin River, in North Carolina, Daniel Boone, Boone was born in Virginia, McLung, 49. Boone was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, on the right bank of the Delaware river, Collins, 182. Boone was born in Maryland, Marshall, i. 17. The advancing settlements of Schuylkill, Morehead, 17. Bridgeworth, Somersetshire, England, Niles, IV. 33, confounding perhaps the birth-place of his father, with that of Daniel Boone himself. Daniel himself does not seem to have thought about where or when he was born. Filson writes the name Boon. the illustrious hunter, had heard Finley, a trader, so memorable Compare J. T. Morehead's Address in commemoration, &c. 16, and Marshall's History of Kentucky, i. 7, 8. as the Pioneer, describe a tract of land west of Virginia, as the richest in North America or in the worl
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25., Medford Ship building Notes (search)
55ShipConquest1100 tons 1856ShipSilver Star1200 tons 1856ShipFlying Mist1200 tons 1856ShipBold Hunter900 tons 1856BarqueYoung Turk350 tons 1857ShipBunker Hill1000 tons 1857BarqueLizzie500 tons 1857WildGazelle480 tons 1858ShipNautilus550 tons 1858BarqueCurib212 tons 1858ShipIndustry80 tons 1859Barque Mary Edson368 tons 1859SteamshipCambridge900 tons 1860BarqueRebecca Goddard475 tons 1860ShipMermaid500 tons 1860SteamerYoung Rover417 tons 1861ShipCutwater850 tons 1862ShipSomersetshire1035 tons 1862BarquePearl500 tons 1862SteamshipD. C. Molay1300 tons 1863ShipNesutan826 tons 1864SteamshipFall River932 tons 1865ShipHoratio Harris1100 tons 1866BrigNelly Hastings550 tons 1867BarqueJohn Worster600 tons 1868ShipSpringfield1000 tons 1869ShipCashmere900 tons Built by Joshua T. Foster:— 1855ShipPleiades600 tons 1855ShipLuecothea950 tons 1856ShipAddie Snow1000 tons 1856ShipHesperus1020 tons 1858ShipTemplar800 tons 1859ShipMogule800 tons 1860ShipMatilda875
e right of Marye's hill on Sunday morning, and did such service as to elicit the especial notice and commendation of Gen. Early. The following is a list of its casualties. Killed--Private William Roby, of Charles county; N. Pollett, of Somerset county; Dr. P. Duvall, of Anue Arundel county. Wounded--1st Lieut Join Gale, of Somerset county, severely; Sergeant Alex Young, of Frederick City, slightly; Privates John T. Scharp, of Baltimore slightly; Richard S ed ham and Charles McNe, BalSomerset county, severely; Sergeant Alex Young, of Frederick City, slightly; Privates John T. Scharp, of Baltimore slightly; Richard S ed ham and Charles McNe, Baltimore, slightly; Albert Tolson, Prince George, slightly The Yankees in Gloucester. We learn from Acting Adjutant Pader, of the 5th Virginia cavalry, who was in Gloucester on Monday last, that on Tuesday the Yankees appeared in some force — artillery, cavalry, and infantry — at the Court House and at Claysor's tan-yard. About 300 in two separate made their way to Gloucester Point. The first lot went down on Tuesday, crossing at Aylett's, in King William, where they captured and paro
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