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

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Transcript Book and Job Print, 1904 - New Salem (Mass. : Town) - 77 pages

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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 57 - The chariots shall rage in the streets, they shall jostle one against another in the broad ways : they shall seem like torches, they shall run like the lightnings.
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...
Page 19 - Viscount Percival ; and that the said president shall, within thirty days after the passing this charter, cause a summons to be issued to the several members of the said corporation...

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