History of the City of Minneapolis, Minnesota, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Isaac Atwater
Munsell, 1893 - Minneapolis (Minn.)
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Page 597 - June 14. 1843. She married September 22, 1888, Parsons Brainard Cogswell, journalist and ex-mayor of Concord, who died October 28, 1895. GEORGE ALFRED PILLSBURY. George Alfred Pillsbury was born in Sutton, August 29, 1816, and died in Minneapolis, Minn., July 17, 1898. He received a thorough common school education, and at the age of eighteen obtained employment with a grocer and fruit dealer doing business under the Boylston market in Boston. After a little more than a year he retired to Sutton...
Page 808 - There is no more gallant deed recorded in history. I ordered these men in there because I saw I must gain five minutes' time. Reinforcements were coining on the run, but I knew that before they could reach the threatened point the Confederates, unless checked, would seize the position. I would have ordered that regiment in if I had known that every man would be killed. It had to be done...
Page 808 - I must gain five minutes' time. Reinforcements were coming on the run, but I knew before they could reach the threatened point, the Confederates, unless checked, would seize the position. I would have ordered that regiment in if I had known that every man would be killed. It had to be done, and I was glad to find such a gallant body of men at hand willing to make the terrible sacrifice...
Page 597 - ... selectman and treasurer, and in i85o-'5i he was elected representative to the general court. Having been appointed upon a committee to purchase a site and build a new jail at Concord, he was made chairman of the committee, and gave his whole time the following year to the superintendence of the work. In November, 1851, Mr. Pillsbury received from the Concord railroad corporation an appointment as purchasing agent for the road, and removing to Concord entered upon his duties in December and continued...
Page 978 - ... contract and be contracted with, sue and be sued, plead and be impleaded, prosecute and defend, answer and be answered in any court of record or elsewhere, and to hold any estate, real, personal, or mixed, and the same to grant, sell, lease, mortgage or otherwise dispose of for the benefit of said Society, and to receive donations to be applied as the donor may direct, and to devise and keep a common seal; and to make and enforce any by-laws not contrary to the Constitution and laws of the United...
Page 778 - The purposes of said corporation shall be to provide and regulate a suitable room or rooms for a Produce Exchange in the city of New York, to inculcate just and equitable principles in trade, to establish and maintain uniformity in commercial usages, to acquire, preserve, and disseminate valuable business information, to adjust controversies and misunderstandings between persons engaged in business, and to make provision for the widows and families of deceased members.
Page 597 - ... retired to Sutton and engaged in the manufacture of stoves and sheet-iron ware with a cousin, John C. Pillsbury. On the first of February, 1840, he removed to Warner, becoming a clerk in the store of John W. Pearson, and soon afterwards purchased the business and continued it for nearly eight years. In the spring of 1848 he went into a wholesale dry goods house in Boston, but returned the following year to Warner, and continued the mercantile business until the spring of 1851, when he retired....
Page 622 - Washburn A" mill are the following words : THIS MILL WAS ERECTED IN THE YEAR 1879, ON THE SITE OF WASHBURN MILL "A," WHICH WAS TOTALLY DESTROYED ON THE SECOND DAY OF MAY, 1878, BY FIRE AND A TERRIFIC EXPLOSION OCCASIONED BY THE RAPID COMBUSTION OF FLOUR DUST. NOT ONE STONE WAS LEFT UPON ANOTHER, AND EVERY PERSON ENGAGED IN THE MILL INSTANTLY LOST HIS LIFE. THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF THE FAITHFUL AND WELL TRIED EMPLOYEES WHO FELL VICTIMS OF THAT AWFUL, CALAMITY, VIZ. EW BURBANK, CYRUS W. EWING,...
Page 929 - GEORGE A. HENDRICKS, MS, MD, Professor of Anatomy. RICHARD O. BEARD, MD, Professor of Physiology. CHARLES J. BELL, MA.
Page 868 - Professor of Materia Medica and Therapeutics. CHARLES H. HUNTER, AM, MD .Professor of the Theory and Practice of Medicine. EVERTON j. ABBOTT, AB, MD, Associate Professor of Practice and Professor of Clinical Medicine. JW BELL, MD, Professor of Physical Diagnosis and Clinical Medicine. CHARLES A. WHEATON, MD, Professor of Clinical Surgery. FREDERICK A. DUNSMOOR, MD, Professor of Operative and Clinical Surgery.

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