The History of the Descendants of Elder John Strong, of Northampton, Mass, Volume 2

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J. Munsell, 1871 - Massachusetts - 1586 pages
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Fabulous books for geneology starting in the east and Long Island N.Y
I happen to have 2 volumes (#1&2 Original ) Printed in 1871.
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Page 1170 - You'd scarce expect one of my age, To speak in public on the stage ; And if I chance to fall below Demosthenes or Cicero, Don't view me with a critic's eye, But pass my imperfections by. Large streams from little fountains flow; Tall oaks from little acorns grow...
Page 768 - Hadley) among the broad smooth stones, the horse's feet slipped up and he fell flat on the off side and by the fall killed the woman : though she was not quite dead then, but had life in her until the next day — yet never spoke a word.
Page 1036 - ... of Kentucky. Second— That the principles adopted and set forth in that platform are the true principles of democratic faith and we urge upon all true democrats to stand by them at all times and under all circumstances and conditions. Third — That we indorse the canvass made by William J. Bryan, the nominee of the democratic party for the presidency of the United States in the late election.
Page 767 - During the years of 1677-8-& 9, he was paid 18 shillings a year for blowing the trumpet on Sunday to summon the people to church. His wife, Freedom d.
Page 770 - ... this letter was killed by Indians at Wood Creek, NY, in October, 1709. The letter helps to explain the strongly religious character of Jedediah Strong Smith — something unusual among the Rocky Mountain men of his day. He was born of a line of deeply religious men. LETTER FROM JEDEDIAH STRONG, JR. Son Stephen : Hearty love to you, hoping you are well; as I am, blessed be God for it. I have nothing of news to write to you. I wrote a letter to your mother yesterday, and therein all the news I...
Page 1031 - He was a member of the first board of trustees of the Wilkes-Barre academy, which was incorporated March 19, 1807, and filled that position until his death in 1832.
Page 772 - Parsons giving five acres of his land. In 1740 a grammar school was established by a vote of the town, and it became a school of great celebrity, having pupils from 9 out of the 13 states of which the Union was then composed, and sending large numbers of them in successive years to Harvard and Yale. Here especially Nathan Tisdale, " Master Tisdale," as he has always been called, did a great work for his generation.
Page 1334 - ... crown : but in 1668, after the Revolution, the attainder of the Earl of Argyle and of his adherents was reversed and Maconochy of Inverawe was paid by the government for his lost estate there, and he purchased with the money given him the estate ever since held by his family called Meadowbauk in Mid-Lothian.
Page 1225 - Aug. 16, 1865 : took part in the battles of Chickasaw Bayou, Arkansas Post, Port Gibson, Champion Hills, Black River, the siege of Vicksbnrgb, that of Jackson and Fort Morgan, Mobile Bay.
Page 772 - Lebanon was and is of a very superior quality, rewarding those who till it industriously in each generation with the means of providing generously for the higher wants of their families. But most of all must be taken into account the grand school privileges of Lebanon in its early history. In 1700, the town appropriated 200 acres of land for a school and many of the proprietors gave of their own lands also for the same purpose.

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