Successful Vermonters: A Modern Gazetteer of Lamoille, Franklin and Grand Isle Counties, Containing an Historical Review of the Several Towns and a Series of Biographical Sketches ... (Google eBook)

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Historical publishing Company, 1907 - Vermont - 479 pages
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Page 100 - Col. Seth Warner and his associates, our worthy friends, viz. : The Officers and Soldiers of his regiment, in the line of the Continental Army...
Page 257 - He who makes two blades of grass grow where one grew before is the benefactor of mankind ; but he who obscurely worked to find the laws of such growth is the intellectual superior as well as the greater benefactor of the two.
Page 167 - I set out from the town of Norwalk, in Connecticut, on my journey for Wolcott, to commence a settlement and make that my residence ; family consisting of my wife and five children, they all being girls, the eldest nine or ten years old. My team was a yoke of oxen and a horse. After I had proceeded on my journey to within about one hundred miles of Wolcott, one of my oxen failed ; but I however kept him yoked with the other till about noon each day, then turned him before, and took his end of the...
Page 100 - All prosecution shall commence in the name and by the authority of the freemen of the State of Vermont, and all indictments shall conclude with these words, " against the peace and dignity of the same.
Page 168 - ... and she performed the journey remarkably well. The path had been so trodden by snow-shoes as to bear up the children. Esq. Taylor, with his wife and two small children, who moved on with me, had gone on the day before. We were the first families in Wolcott : in Hydepark there had two families wintered the year before. To the east of us it was eighteen miles to inhabitants, and no road but marked trees : to the south, about twenty, where there...
Page 100 - The Governor, Council and General Assembly of Representatives of the Freemen of Vermont TO ALL PEOPLE to whom these presents shall come Greeting, Know ye that whereas it has been represented to us by our worthy...
Page 405 - Wis., where he has since resided and for many years was engaged in the manufacture of lumber; was elected to the Wisconsin assembly in 1888 and reelected in 1890; was elected chairman of the National Republican Congressional Committee...
Page 167 - In the latter part of February, 1789, I set out from the town of Norwalk, in Connecticut, on my journey for Wolcott, to commence a settlement and make that my residence ; family consisting of my wife and five children, they all being girls, the eldest nine or ten years old. My team was a yoke of oxen and a horse. After I had proceeded on my journey to within about one hundred miles of Wolcott, one of my...
Page 179 - October sun," the country for many miles south and east, and told him of great rivers and inland seas, and of smaller rivers and lakes penetrating a beautiful territory belonging to the warlike Iroquois.
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