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History of the Town of Montpelier, from the Time Its Was First Chartered in ...
Daniel P. Thompson
No preview available - 2006
Abenakis acres adjourned appears appointed Araunah Baldwin Baylies Berlin bridge building built character Charles Clark Stevens Clerk Colonel Davis Colonel Jacob Davis commenced committee County Court Daniel Baldwin David Wing death deceased District Division dollars East East Montpelier Edward Lamb elected Elijah Paine Elisha established farm fire hills honor Hubbard hundred inhabitants Iroquois Jacob Davis James John Taplin Jonas Galusha Joseph Reed Joseph Wing Judge Keith known land Langdon Legislature Lyman Briggs meeting Merrill Middlesex miles mill Montpelier village nearly never opened passed Pearley Davis Peck pelier present probably Proprietors Putnam Reed residence river road Samuel Prentiss Seth Putnam settled settlement settlers soon Spalding stand stream Timothy tion town of Montpelier Township trade Upham Vermont Voted Walton Washington County Wheeler whole William Upham Winooski Winooski River Woodworth Ziba Woodworth
Page 58 - District number — in the town of in said County. Greeting. By the authority of the State of Vermont you are hereby commanded to levy and collect of the several persons named in...
Page 24 - State ; lands to the amount of one right to be and remain for the purpose of settlement of a minister and ministers of the Gospel in said Township forever; lands to the amount of one right for the support of the social worship of God, in said Township; and lands to the amount of one right for the support of an English School or Schools in said Township...
Page 168 - Thus every good his native wilds impart, Imprints the patriot passion on his heart; And e'en those ills, that round his mansion rise. Enhance the bliss his scanty fund supplies. Dear is that shed to which his soul conforms, And dear that hill which lifts him to the storms; And as a child, when scaring sounds molest, . . Clings close and closer to the mother's breast, So the loud torrent, and the whirlwind's roar, But bind him to his native mountains more.
Page 104 - Kyegate,] be, and they arc hereby appointed a committee to fix upon a place in the town of Montpelier, for the erection of buildings for the accommodation of the Legislature of this state, and to prepare a plan for such buildings.
Page 203 - Assail' d by scandal and the tongue of strife, His only answer was a blameless life, And he that forged and he that threw the dart, Had each a brother's interest in his heart.
Page 22 - Assigns shall plant and cultivate five Acres of Land within the Term of five Years for every fifty Acres contained in his or their Share...
Page 287 - O, many a spirit walks the world unheeded, That, when its veil of sadness is laid down, Shall soar aloft with pinions unimpeded, And wear its glory like a starry crown ! "IT PKOFITETH THEE NOTHING.
Page 25 - ... together with their improvements, rights, rents, profits, dues and interests, remain inalienably appropriated, to the uses and purposes, for which they are respectively assigned, and be under the charge, direction and disposal of the Selectmen of said Township, in trust to and tor the use of said Township forever.
Page 248 - Librarian in 1854, which office he held until his death. He was also a 'member of the Board of Fellows of the Vermont Academy of Medicine, besides holding many offices connected with science, literature, temperance, <fec.