The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 45; Volume 51 (Google eBook)

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The Society, 1891 - New England
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Vols. 37-52 (1883-98) include section: Genealogical gleanings in England, by H. F. Waters.
  

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Page 150 - Sound mind and memory, do make, publish and declare, this my last will and testament, in manner following, that is to say: First, I...
Page 426 - John Alden was hired for a cooper, at SouthHampton, wher the ship victuled ; and being a hopfull yong man, was much desired, but left to his owne liking to go or stay when he came here ; but he stayed, and maryed here.
Page 155 - He intimated that he was in possession of things which he could and would make use of in a certain case — that he received the fifty dollars, not as a charity, but a due — in fact, as hush money, that I knew what he expected, viz., a certain office,* and more to this effect.
Page 322 - Callendar himself, of Holt, Brown and others, suffering under that law . I discharged , when I came into office , such as were under the persecution of our enemies, without instituting any prosecutions in retaliation. They may, therefore, with the same justice, impute to me, or to every republican contributor, everything which was ever published in those papers or by those persons.
Page 325 - I discharged every person under the punishment or prosecution under the sedition law, because I considered and now consider that law to be a nullity as absolute and as palpable as if Congress had ordered us to fall down and worship a golden image, and that it was as much my duty to arrest its execution in every stage as it would have been to have rescued from the fiery furnace those who should have been cast into it for refusing to worship the image. It was accordingly done in every instance, without...
Page 244 - Annual Report of the Trustees of the Perkins Institution and Massachusetts School for the Blind, for the year ending August 31, 1896.
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Page 368 - America, and in 1886 was Vice-president of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, presiding over the section of anthropology. Besides the works already named, he has published " Indian Migrations as evidenced by Language," Chicago, 1883; "Thelroquois Book of Rites,
Page 381 - This paper commences by noticing, that the Philosophical Transactions contain 'the record of observations on the dip of the needle in London from the early part of the last century to the present time : that these observations all concur in showing a progressive decrease of the dip during the whole period in question ; but that they are insufficient in number and frequency, and, the earlier ones particularly, in the required accuracy, to enable us to determine whether the annual decrease has been...
Page 361 - ... to forward it. When I got home I communicated with Secretary Olney about it, who took a kindly interest in the matter, and wrote to Mr. Bayard that the administration desired he should do everything in his power to promote the application. The matter was then brought to the attention of the Council of the American Antiquarian Society, the Massachusetts Historical Society, the Pilgrim Society of Plymouth and the New England Society of New York. These bodies appointed committees to unite in the...

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