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The picturesque pocket companion, and visitor's guide, through Mount Auburn 2 0 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 2 0 Browse Search
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The Daily Dispatch: January 19, 1865., [Electronic resource], Runaway.--one thousand Dollars Reward. (search)
tt. His biography in this country may be condensed in the facts that he was born in Massachusetts and died there. In the papers, of his own country, we find the following notice of his decease: "Edward Everett was born in Dorchester, Massachusetts, in April, 1794. When but thirteen years of age he entered Harvard College, graduating with high honors in 1811; and after two years of preparatory study in the Theological School at Cambridge, he was elected to succeed the celebrated Rev. Dr. Buckminster, at the Brattle Street Church, Boston. Although a youth of bat nineteen, he at once took a position among the divines of that city second to none. In theology, as in every other profession of his after life, he mounted rapidly to distinction, and Judge Story esteemed him "the most eloquent of preachers." In 1814 he was elected to the Chair of Greek Literature at Cambridge, with the desire on the part of the trustees that he should visit Europe. Accepting the office, he embarked for