Kingś Handbook of Boston

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Moses King
M. King, 1881 - Boston (Mass.) - 328 pages
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Page 303 - He that hath a trade hath an estate, and he that hath a calling hath an office of profit and honor ; but then the trade must be worked at and the calling well followed, or neither the estate nor the office will enable us to pay our taxes.
Page 94 - SEPTEMBER AD 1828 THIS STONE WAS ERECTED BY THE GRADUATES OF THE UNIVERSITY AT CAMBRIDGE IN HONOR OF ITS FOUNDER WHO DIED AT CHARLESTOWN ON THE TWENTY-SIXTH DAY OF SEPTEMBER AD 1638 On the western side is an inscription in Latin, of which the following is a free translation :
Page 93 - of Harvard University : — TO THE MEN OF BOSTON WHO DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY ON LAND AND SEA IN THE WAR WHICH KEPT THE UNION WHOLE DESTROYED SLAVERY AND MAINTAINED THE CONSTITUTION THE GRATEFUL CITY HAS BUILT THIS MONUMENT THAT THEIR EXAMPLE MAY SPEAK TO COMING GENERATIONS
Page 275 - to relieve the distresses of unfortunate mechanics and their families, to promote inventions and improvements in the mechanic arts by granting premiums for inventions and improvements, to assist young mechanics with loans of money, and to establish schools and libraries for the use of apprentices and the improvement of the arts. .The
Page 142 - bearing the following inscription : — THE SIGNAL LANTERNS OF PAUL REVERE DISPLAYED IN THE STEEPLE OF THIS CHURCH APRIL 18 1775 WARNED THE COUNTRY OF THE MARCH OF THE BRITISH TROOPS TO LEXINGTON AND CONCORD.
Page 118 - university, which comprehends the following departments : Harvard College, the Divinity School, the Law School, the Medical School, the Dental School, the Lawrence Scientific School, the Museum of Comparative Zoology, the Bussey Institution,
Page 172 - to raise the needy above the need of relief, prevent begging and imposition, and diminish pauperism ; to encourage thrift, self-dependence, and industry through friendly intercourse, advice, and sympathy; and to aid the poor to help themselves, rather than to help them by alms.
Page 125 - in 1861, for the purpose of instituting and maintaining a Society of Arts, a Museum of Arts, and a School of Industrial Science. The Society of Arts
Page 141 - We are the first ring of Bells cast for the British Empire in North America, AR, 1744." Fourth: "God preserve the Church of England, 1744." Fifth: "William Shirley, Esq., Governor of
Page 141 - God preserve the Church of England, 1744." Fifth: "William Shirley, Esq., Governor of the Massachusetts Bay in New England, anno 1744." Sixth: " The subscription for these Bells was begun by John Hammock and Robert Temple, church wardens, anno 1743 ; completed by Robert Jenkins and John Gould, church wardens, anno 1744.

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