Men of Mark in Maryland ...: Biographies of Leading Men of the State ... Illustrated with Many Full Page Engravings, Volume 2

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B. F. Johnson, Incorporated, 1910 - Maryland
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Page 11 - ... all veins, mines, and quarries, as well opened as hidden, already found, or that shall be found within the region, islands, or limits aforesaid, of gold, silver, gems, and precious stones, and any other whatsoever, whether they be of stones, or metals, or of any other thing, or matter whatsoever...
Page 11 - US ... two INDIAN ARROWS of those Parts, to be delivered at the said Castle of Windsor, every Year, on Tuesday in Easter- Week: And also the fifth Part of all Gold and Silver Ore, which shall happen from Time to Time, to be found within the aforesaid limits.
Page 422 - We shall give no place to religious controversy nor to political discussions of merely partisan character. On political principles, and questions involving the interests or honor of the whole country, it will be free, firm and temperate. Our object will be the common good, without regard to that of sects, factions, or parties; and for this object we shall labor without fear or partiality.
Page 99 - I think that you bore yourself appropriately to the state of life to which it has pleased God to call you.
Page 370 - York, and was one of the founders and the first president of the Historical Society of Buffalo.
Page 355 - Then he pursued a course of study in the medical department of the University of Maryland, from which he was graduated in 1827.
Page 199 - It is especially interesting to note the very brief and somewhat exceptional suggestion which he offers to young Americans as " to the principles, methods and habits which will contribute most to the strengthening of sound ideals in American life, and will most help young people to attain true success in life.
Page 364 - Barbadoes from 1717 to 1721, his account and map of which are now in the King's College Library at the University of Dublin, Ireland. This same William Mayo ran the dividing line between Virginia and North Carolina in 1728; in 1730 he was a major in the Virginia forces; in 1737 he laid out the city of Richmond; in 1740 he was a colonel in the Virginia forces. John Mayo appears as a burgess from 1768 to 1771...
Page 368 - ... summary up to that time of the resources, the manufactures, and the possibilities of the country's development, published in Philadelphia in 1794, was republished in London and Dublin in 1795. He was a manager of the Pennsylvania Hospital, 1780-81; a •warden of Christ church, Philadelphia, 1786-1787; a delegate to the General Conventions of the Protestant Episcopal church in the United States, in 1789. He was the father of Charles Sidney Coxe, b. July, 1791; admitted to the bar in 1812; appointed...
Page 205 - GODKIN grosses, 1801-05. He removed to Norwich, Conn. ; was a member of the governor's council, 1807-15; a presidential elector in 1812; a delegate to the Hartford convention in 1814; judge of the superior court of Connecticut, 1815-18; district attorney for the county of New London, 1818-23; and mayor of Norwich, 1823-40. He died in Norwich. Conn., May 2, 1842.

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