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Appleton's Cyclopaedia of American Biography, Volume 2
James Grant Wilson,John Fiske
No preview available - 2015
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Page 20 - Lincoln had been a member of the Convention that framed the Constitution of the United States...
Page 130 - A Salutation to the Britains, to Call them from the Many Things, to the One Thing needful, for the Saving of their Souls ; Especially to the poor unlearned Tradesmen, Plowmen and Shepherds, those that are of a low Degree like my self.
Page 284 - A Treatise of the Lawfulness of Hearing of the Ministers in the Church of England.
Page 74 - States, and forever disqualified from holding any office of trust or profit under the Government of the United States.
Page 110 - It was at Rome, on the 15th of October 1764, as I sat musing amidst the ruins of the Capitol, while the bare-footed friars were singing vespers in the Temple of Jupiter, that the idea of writing the decline and fall of the city first started to my mind.
Page 233 - The General Convention of the Baptist Denomination in the United States for Foreign Missions, and other important objects relating to the Redeemer's Kingdom," popularly known as the Triennial Convention.
Page 120 - Alliance, the founder and president of the New York Association for the Advancement of Science and Art, president and trustee of Wells College, and a trustee of Williams College.
Page 222 - In the fall of 1774 and winter of 1775, I was one of upwards of thirty, chiefly mechanics, who formed ourselves into a committee for the purpose of watching the movements of the British soldiers, and gaining every intelligence of the movements of the tories. We held our meetings at the Green Dragon tavern.