The New Salem Sesqui-centennial: Report of the Addresses and Proceedings of the Celebration of the 150th Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town of New Salem, at New Salem on Thursday, Aug. 20th, 1903
Transcript Book and Job Print, 1904 - New Salem (Mass. : Town) - 77 pages
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A. V. House Allen Alpheus Harding Athol battle of Bennington Benjamin Beriah Bliss Boston building candle stick Capt celebration Charles Charles Osgood church Crowl Dana Daniel Ballard Dartmouth David Eastman district Dwight Elected Resigned Elijah F Enfield Erastus Curtis Eugene Bullard Ezekiel Kellogg Jr F. W. Newland Fred Whipple George Giles Greenfield Greenwich Hardwick Haskell Haskins Henry Horr Houlton hundred Indians James Jeremiah Ballard Jeremiah Meacham Joel Foster John Joseph land large number living Mann March Massachusetts meeting house Merriam miles minister Moulton neighbors North New Salem Northfield officers Orange organized Paige pastor Petersham pewter Pierce ponds porringer Porter Prescott president Proctor proprietors regiment Richelieu River Royal Whittaker Salem Academy Salem hill Samuel Adams Samuel H Samuel Kendell Samuel Putnam Shaw Shutesbury Smith Stacy Stowell Swift river tin lantern town township Vaughan Wendell Willard Putnam William Stacy Worcester
Page 49 - My native country! thee, Land of the noble free, Thy name I love; I love thy rocks and rills, Thy woods and templed hills; My heart with rapture thrills, .Like that above.
Page 20 - ... G. This company was paraded, before much consultation had been had upon the proper steps to be taken in the emergency, and while determination was expressed on almost every countenance, the men stood silently leaning on their muskets, awaiting the movement of the spirit in the officers. The Captain was supposed to be tinctured with toryism, and his present indecision and backwardness were ample proof, if not of his attachment to royalty, at least of his unfitness to lead a patriot band. Some...
Page 20 - ... 76, whom now a grateful nation delights to honor. When the intelligence reached New Salem, in this state, the people were hastily assembled on the village green by the notes of alarm. Every man came with his gun and other preparations for a short march.
Page 21 - Fellow soldiers, I don't know exactly how it is with the rest of you, but for one, I will no longer serve a King that murders my own countrymen' ; and tearing the paper in a hundred pieces, he trod it under his foot.
Page 19 - Sept', at one of the clock in the afternoon, then and there to act on the Following Articles, i" To choose a moderator to Govern sd meeting.
Page 18 - Groton as often as they shall call a Meeting for the Choice of a Representative shall give seasonable Notice to the Clerk of said District for the Time being, of the Time and place of holding such Meeting, to the End that said District may join them therein, and the Clerk of said District shall set up in some publick place in sd.
Page 23 - But this new order of things — a ranch bounded only by the horizons, where, as far as one could see, to the north, to the east, to the south, and to the west...