A Gazetteer of the State of Vermont: Containing a Brief General View of the State, a Historical and Topographical Description of All the Counties, Towns, Rivers, &c. ... (Google eBook)

Front Cover
E.P. Walton and the author, E.P. Walton, printer, 1824 - Vermont - 310 pages
0 Reviews
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 1 - Co. of the said district, have deposited in this office the title of a book, the right whereof they claim as proprietors, in the words following, to wit : " Tadeuskund, the Last King of the Lenape. An Historical Tale." In conformity to the Act of the Congress of the United States...
Page 31 - ... bills and enact them into laws ; judge of the elections and qualifications of their own members : they may expel members, but not for...
Page 32 - ... contrary to the principles of the constitution. These powers they shall continue to have, for and during the space of one year from the day of their election, and no longer.
Page 31 - Chief of the forces of the State, but shall not command in person, except advised thereto by the Council, and then only so long as they shall approve thereof.
Page 148 - Universalist house in 1836, and the Methodist chapel more recently. The town has a neat and convenient town house, built in 1821, and situated near the centre. There is a village at the west, one at the south, one at the east, and one at the centre of the town ; the two latter much the largest, yet neither containing more than 25 or 30 houses. Elijah Welch was the first physician that settled in town. Simon Stevens and Dana Hyde were the principal physicians for about 40 years. The town is divided...
Page 196 - For several years they suffered all the hardships and privations incident to the settlement of a new country. Without roads, horses, or oxen, they were under the necessity of conveying by their own strength all their provisions and other necessaries from Hinsdale, NH, a distance of twenty miles, through a pathless wilderness.
Page 147 - ... than Foster rose indignant at his blasphemy, and knocked down Dorril with his fist. Dorril, affrighted and almost senseless, attempted to rise, when he received a second blow, at which he cried for mercy. Foster promised to forbear, on condition that he would renounce his doctrines, yet continued beating him.
Page 114 - July, 1861, he was made lient.-col. 3d Kan. vols. He com. the cavalry of Gen, Lane's brigade, and, Apr. 8, 1862, was app.
Page 38 - ... nor can any man, who acknowledges the being of a God, be justly deprived or abridged of any civil right as a citizen, on account of his religious sentiments or peculiar mode of religious worship...
Page 36 - Portland on the 16th ult. I will now give you a brief sketch of our journey from Portland to Hartford. At Portland I found, at a respectable boardinghouse where I lodged, among other persons, the Governor of the state, the Speaker of the House of Representatives, and eight or ten of the most respectable members. There was a common table at which all ordinarily assembled ; and a common sitting-room, where they seemed to pass their leisure in reading the newspapers and smoking segars.

Bibliographic information