Manchester: A Brief Record of Its Past and a Picture of Its Present, Including an Account of Its Settlement and of Its Growth as a Town and City; a History of Its Schools, Churches, Societies, Banks

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J. B. Clarke, 1875 - Manchester (N.H.) - 463 pages
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Page 376 - Hanover, a unanimous vote of the Trustees of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts...
Page 69 - Trustees of a House of Reformation for juvenile and female offenders against the Laws...
Page 384 - Senator in 186o and 1861, being President of the Senate in 1861. He was solicitor of the city in 1857. In August, 1862, he was appointed by President Lincoln assessor of internal revenue for the Second District of New Hampshire, resigning in February of the next year. As a financier, the good judgment and ability of Mr. Foster were evidenced in his connection as a trustee and one of the investing committee of the Manchester Savings...
Page 360 - ... in 1865 and 1866, treasurer of the state reform school in 1866 and 1867. In the same year he was unanimously chosen city solicitor, but declined a re-election, owing to his appointment as clerk of the district court. In 1872 he was elected, as the nominee of the Republican party, mayor of the city, and served till February 18, 1873, when he resigned in accordance with the policy of the national government at that time, which forbade United States officials from holding state or municipal offices....
Page 387 - Society, is now its President and a life member. In 1869 he was appointed by the Governor and Council a Trustee of the New Hampshire College of Agriculture and the Mechanic Arts. From his father, who was many years an officer in the State Militia, and from his paternal grandfather, Captain Nathaniel Head, who served meritoriously as an officer through the Revolutionary ^War, General Head inherited military taste and spirit.
Page 360 - ... facts are gathered, closes its biographical sketch of Mr. Bartlett as follows : " Mr. Bartlett has a keen, well-balanced mind, whose faculties are always at his command. He thinks readily, but acts cautiously, and seldom makes a mistake. 'Hence he has been financially successful in almost every thing he has undertaken. He is one of the most practical lawyers in the state, and was for several years in charge of the law department of the Mirror, giving general satisfaction, and his withdrawal,...
Page 381 - In recognition his efforts in this direction he was elected one of the vice-presidents of the American Medical Association during its meeting at Atlantic City last June. In nearly every city or larger town one or more physicians hold elective office.
Page 248 - Bowditch was elected to fill the vacancy in the Board of Trustees caused by the resignation of Mr.
Page 360 - ... recognized by President Grant, through Attorney-General Williams. His la-st official act as mayor was to order the city treasurer to pay the amount due him for salary to the Firemen's Relief Association. Mr. Bartlett has been a trustee of the Merrimack River Savings Bank from 1865 to the present time, and a trustee of the People's Savings Bank from its organization in 1874. He is also a director in the Merchants
Page 388 - Commandery of Knights Templar, of Manchester. He is also a member of the Supreme Council, having received all the degrees of the Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite, including the Thirty-Third, and all the degrees in the Rite of Memphis to the Ninety-Fourth. He is connected with the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and was one of the original members of the Howard Lodge, of Suncook. As a practical farmer, General Head has always taken & deep interest in agriculture.

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