The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 59

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The Society, 1905 - 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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SAMUEL CALL, b. Apr. 18, 1756, bapt. same day; m. (int. pub. Sept. 28, 1776) Esther, dau. of Capt. Josiah and Elizabeth (Green) Green, who was b. in Stoneham, Nov. 15, 1757. He d. at Maiden, Oct. 4, 1828 ; and she d. there, May 12, 1853, aged 96 yrs. He was a Revolutionary soldier, enlisted from Stoneham, and served as a private In Capt. Ford's Co. In a letter dated Stonehara, Dec. 8, 1777, sent by Capt. Abraham Gould, and addressed to Capt. Ford, it was stated that he had sent forward said Call and others to serve for the town of Stoneham, and he recommended Call's appointment as 1st Corp. Child : Esther.  


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Page 228 - ... 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 twenty thousand dollars.
Page 131 - He is not a mere theorist, nor yet a dealer in expedients; the whole and the parts grow together in his mind; while the head is conceiving, the hand is executing. Although obliged to descend to the world, he is not of the world. His thoughts are fixed not on power or riches or extension of territory, but on an ideal state, in which all the citizens have an equal chance of health and life, and the highest education is within the reach of all, and the moral and intellectual qualities of every individual...
Page xcvi - He received the honorary degree of Master of Arts from Dartmouth College in 1878, and was held in wide esteem by many scholarly and bookish men, who found in him kindred traits.
Page 184 - Pha. Why, you rude slave, do you know what you do ? Cap. My pretty prince of puppets, we do know ; And give your greatness warning, that you talk No more such...
Page 241 - THE great work laid upon his twoscore years Is done, and well done. If we drop our tears, Who loved him as few men were ever loved, We mourn no blighted hope nor broken plan With him whose life stands rounded and approved In the full growth and stature of a man.
Page 233 - Old Paths and Legends of New England Saunterings over Historic Roads with Glimpses of Picturesque Fields and Old Homesteads in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and New Hampshire.
Page 182 - They steared therefore as neere thetherward as they could: but when they came so neere as their eies were ful masters of the object, they saw a sight full of piteous strangenes: a ship, or rather the carkas of the shippe, or rather some few bones of the carkas, hulling there, part broken, part burned, part drowned : death having used more then one dart to that destruction.
Page 228 - What force is to be given to the words, "may hold real and personal estate to an amount not exceeding one million five hundred thousand dollars"?
Page xxxix - Society in the City of New York . . . New York, NY New Hampshire Historical Society ..... Concord, NH New Haven Colony Historical Society .... New Haven, Conn. New Jersey Historical Society ...... Newark, NJ New London County Historical Society .... New London, Conn. New York Genealogical and Biographical Society . . . New York, NY New York Historical Society . . New York, NY New York University . . New York, NY Norwich University Northfleld, Vt.
Page lxxxi - England were interested in the iron-works at Bilston, Stafford county. The three brothers who came to this country about the middle of the seventeenth century were sons of Thomas Leonard, who seems to have lived at Pontypool, Monmouth county, Wales. Henry Leonard, son of Thomas, was at Lynn in 1642, and it is supposed he was engaged in the ironworks in that town at that date.

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