Governor Garrard, of Kentucky: his descendants and relatives

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J.M. Byrnes, 1898 - 134 pages
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Page 93 - Still is thy name in high account, And still thy verse has charms, Sir David Lindesay of the Mount, Lord Lion King-at-arms ! VIII.
Page 82 - December, 1828, and was immediately afterwards elected to the Senate of the United States, to fill the vacancy occasioned by the resignation of his friend General Harrison, serving until 1831.
Page 121 - I have ever known in my own long life, it could be said that none knew her but to love her, none named her but to praise.
Page 13 - Garrard, and records a brief memorial of his virtues and his worth. 0n attaining the age of manhood, he participated with the patriots of the day in the dangers and privations incident to the glorious and successful contest which terminated in the independence and happiness of our country. Endeared to his family, to his friends, and to society, by the practice of the social virtues of husband, father, friend and neighbor ; honored by his country, by frequent calls to represent her dearest...
Page 73 - The advent of Mr. John Goodman was for Frankfort the importation of the art of music, and the first appearance of engraving in the State. His skill supplied that which was unattainable by transportation from abroad. Until his day there was not in the Commonwealth a musical instrument less portable than the wicked violin or the pocket flute. And we may well believe how crude was the music produced by performers wholly uninstructed in the art. It was a notable undertaking when Mr. Goodman, in 1801,...
Page 14 - ... impartiality which, tempered with Christian spirit of God-like- mercy and charity for the frailty of men, is best calculated to perpetuate the inestimable blessings of Government and the happiness of man. An administration which received its best reward below, the approbation of an enlightened and grateful country by whose voice, expressed by a resolution of Its general assembly in December, 1822, this Monument of departed worth and grateful sense of public service, was erected, and is inscribed....
Page 11 - ... no longer in expectation, are in our enjoyment. Add to this the increase of population ; the extension of the settlements to the extremities of our territories; the flourishing state of agriculture; the increase of improvements; the establishment of manufactures; a year of the greatest plenty, in succession to one of the greatest scarcity, with the hopeful prospects opening to agricultural industry and commercial enterprise by means of the treaty with Spain, which has opened the navigation of...
Page 34 - She had unusual strength 6f character and energy, which enabled her to meet with courage all the vicissitudes of life. She survived her husband many years, and died at the home of her daughter Mrs.
Page 19 - ... Sandusky, Wyandot County, Ohio, in November, 1818. The name Tarhe signifies "Crane." To the English he was known as "Chief Crane" as well as by his native name, and to the French as "Le Chef Grue." Tarhe fought in the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774. He opposed Tecumseh's war policy from 1808 until the War of 1812, and participated in the Battle of the Thames in Ontario on October 5, 1813, where Tecumseh fell. Some authorities attribute to him the leadership of the Wyandots during the War of...
Page 105 - Shumate was a soldier in the War of 1812, and was killed at the battle of Bladensburg, on Aug. 24, 1814. His parents were Jean de la Shumate, a Huguenot emigrant, and Judith Bailey. John Shumate married Susannah Crump, daughter of Benjamin Crump of "Round Hill" and Mary Barbour Price his wife.

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