Genealogical Sketches of the Allen Family of Medfield: With an Account of the Celebration of the Golden Wedding of Ellis and Lucy Allen : with the Address Read at the Same Time : Also an Account of the Golden Wedding of Gershom and Abigail [Allen] Adams

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Nichols & Noyes, 1869 - Microcards - 88 pages
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"One of the few books found containing von Egloffstein half-tones. This book is interesting because the two examples are done using different screen lines per inch, showing a remarkable difference in final outcome."--Hanson Collection Catalogue, p. 34.

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Page 84 - The occasion was one long to be remembered by those who had the good fortune to be present ; and the remarks of the Canon will also cling to the memory.
Page 77 - He was at West Point at the time of Arnold's treason and the execution of the ill-fated Major Andre, and he shared in the privations and terrible sufferings that our army experienced in
Page 34 - The lady herself died in 1770; and after her decease, Darwin seems to have commenced his botanical and literary pursuits. He was at first afraid that the reputation of a poet would injure him in his profession, but being firmly established in the latter capacity, he at length ventured on publication.
Page 27 - Perry, by whom he had two children, one of whom died in infancy; the other, a daughter, is still living.
Page 60 - ... the appearance of dark and threatening clouds in the South West, caused the audience to be somewhat impatient ; so that the following Hymn, which it was intended the whole congregation should sing, after hearing it " lined out," according to ancient usage, by Dea.
Page 13 - The first child, Amy, IV 14, was a harlot, was intemperate, lazy, weak-minded, and kept a brothel. She was also blind. She married a man similar to herself and they had eight children, six of whom died in infancy. The other two children, both girls, were harlots and unable to read and write. One was Hannah, V 83, in the county jail for disorderly conduct and also, with her child, in the poorhouse. Her sister, Jennie, V 84, has also been in the poorhouse. These two are now dead and have left no known...
Page 68 - Upland that lielh on the north plaine, Abutting toward the west on Stony Winter Brook, against the lands of Thomas Wight, and on the waste lands on all other parts.
Page 10 - JtoJintiJcIH, youngest son of Noah and Sarah Allen, had by his wife Sarah [Ellis] Allen — 1. OLIVER, m. Sally Allen, of Walpole; d. in 1796.
Page 62 - For fifty years, thy servants here Have shared in love what thou hast given : Each gladdening joy, each bitter tear, Has brought them nearer thee and heaven.

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