The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 66

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The Society, 1912 - 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 x - study of the question, what is the best gift that can be given to a community? is, that a free library occupies the first place, provided the community will accept and maintain it as a public institution, as much a part of the city property as its public schools and, indeed, an adjunct to these.
Page lxxxvi - and liabilities, set forth in the forty-fourth chapter of the Revised Statutes. SECT. 2. The said corporation may hold and possess real and personal estate, to an amount not exceeding
Page 267 - But Simon Stone was thoroughly cured, and is at this day a very lusty man ; and as he was born with two thumbs on one hand, his neighbors have thought him to have at least as many hearts as thumbs
Page 287 - Jacob Mast and other Mast pioneers and a complete genealogical family register and those related by inter-marriage, with biographies of their descendants from the earliest available records to the present time. By
Page xv - I found that a very large number of the choicest historical and bibliographical nuggets relating to the Age of Discovery, with the exploration and development of the New World, occurred but once in my time in the market for sale. Happy he who
Page xx - Mr. Pierce came aboard us and returned to fetch Mr. Endicott, who came to us about two of the clock, and with him Mr. Skelton and Capt. Levett.
Page 93 - Genealogy of the descendants of Col. John Davis of Oxford, Conn, (formerly a part of Derby, Conn.), together with a partial genealogy of his ancestors In the United States; also biographical sketches and portraits of some of his descendants, and other matters of interest.
Page x - When I was a boy in Pittsburg, Colonel Anderson of Alleghany, a name I can never speak without feelings of devotional gratitude, opened his little library of
Page 94 - Nichols, Willard Atherton. Ancestors of Willard Atherton Nichols who participated in the Civil and Military affairs of the American Colonies, and those who were soldiers in the Continental
Page 180 - Page of Ormsby in Norff. husbandman, ageed 33 yeares and Lucea his wife, aged 30 yeares, with 3 children, Frances, Margrett, and Susanna, and 2

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