Makers of America: An Historical and Biographical Work by an Able Corps of Writers, Volume 3

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A. B. Caldwell., 1909 - Florida
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Henry Lily Covington is my great grandfather. It is something to read about his many accomplishments. I knew none of this. Linda Wilson Cutlip

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Page 6 - ... in the spring of 1787, upon the banks of a small rice field on St. Simon's island. The land was rich and warm, the cotton grew large and blossomed, but did not ripen to fruit; it however rattooned or grew from the roots the following year.
Page 70 - ... the oath, herewith enclosed, properly filled up, subscribed, and attested, reporting at the same time your age, residence, when appointed, and the State in which you were born. . Should you accept, you will at once report by letter for orders toSecretary of War.
Page 306 - Masons, the Knights of Pythias and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks. He...
Page 384 - He is a member of the Free and Accepted Masons, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the Knights of Pythias.
Page 290 - Pythias, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows, and the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks.
Page 244 - NJ , graduating from the latter in 1869; studied law and was admitted to the bar, and began the practice of his profession in Lowville in 1873; in 1885 was elected to the State senate from the district consisting of Lewis, St.
Page 245 - He is prominent in the local lodges of the Free and Accepted Masons, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows and the...
Page 41 - ... the courts cannot interfere, or substitute their judgment for that of the commissioners, but the tariffs as fixed by the...
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Page 10 - ... United States and whose use promises to be of value to our animal industry, has been started by the importation of four ewes and a buck of the native sheep of Barbados. These sheep are practically woolless, and are said to be valuable for mutton in warm climates. They were obtained through the courtesy of Sir Daniel Morris, imperial commissioner of agriculture for the West Indies. They will be quarantined at the experiment station of the Bureau of Animal Industry until their habits and qualities...

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