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A Century of Town Life: A History of Charlestown, Massachusetts, 1775-1887
James Frothingham Hunnewell
No preview available - 2015
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Page 266 - The fall of British tyranny; or, American liberty triumphant. The first campaign. A tragi-comedy of five acts. As lately planned at the Royal Theatrum Pandemonium at St. James's.
Page 6 - Clary, who nobly struggled in the cause of their country, were the only officers of distinction which we lost. Some officers of great worth, though inferior in rank, were killed, whom we deeply lament. But the officers and soldiers in general, who were wounded, are in a fair way of recovery. The town of Charlestown, the buildings of which were, in general, large and elegant, and which contained effects belonging to the unhappy sufferers in Boston, to a very great amount, was entirely destroyed, and...
Page 100 - Charlestown is laid in ashes. The battle began upon our intrenchments upon Bunker's Hill, Saturday morning about three o'clock, and has not ceased yet, and it is now three o'clock Sabbath afternoon. It is expected they will come out over the Neck tonight, and a dreadful battle must ensue. Almighty God, cover the heads of our countrymen, and be a shield to our dear friends! How many have fallen, we know not. The constant roar of the cannon is so distressing that we cannot eat, drink or sleep.
Page 290 - The' Work of Faith, the Labour of Love, and the Patience of Hope illustrated, in the Life and Death of the Rev.
Page 298 - Euer, with a short account of her origin and subsequent career until captured by the British in 1814, and her ultimate fate. Prepared by Capt. George Henry Preble.
Page 177 - Whereas the way of God hath always been to gather his churches out of the world ; now, the world, or civil state, — must be raised out of the churches.
Page 100 - T is certain they watch them so narrowly that they cannot escape. Mr. Mather got out a day or two before Charlestown was destroyed, and had lodged his papers and what else he got out at Mr. Carey's, but they were all consumed ; so were many other people's, who 1 The " far country " was Philadelphia. thought they might trust their little there till teams could be procured to remove them.
Page 263 - Baptism ought to be approved, is because the Lord Jesus Christ, and His Apostles, Preached and Practiced it.