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Vermont Historical Society., 1918 - Vermont
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Page 122 - Chairman of the United States delegation to the general assembly of the International Institute of Agriculture at Rome.
Page 141 - Legion and for many years was treasurer of the First Army Corps, Society of the Army of the Potomac.
Page 91 - ... Standard, 21 August, 1863.) 10. A Sermon occasioned by the Assassination of Abraham Lincoln : Preached at Coventry, 23 April, 1865. Brattleboro' : 1865. Pp. 20, 8vo. 11. The Ecclesiastical History of Vermont: An Essay read before the General Convention of Vermont in Newbury, June, 1866. Pp. 7, 8vo. 12. Jonas Galusha, the Fifth Governor of Vermont : A Memoir read before the Vermont Historical Society at Montpelier, October, 1866.
Page 119 - September, 1898, he was appointed by President McKinley a member of the commission to investigate the conduct of the war with Spain, and President Roosevelt appointed him a member of the Board of Visitors to West Point.
Page 153 - ... wedding service or to bring help and consolation to the house of the dead. Few men have ever lived who lived as rightly. In 1902 he received from Harvard, the Degree of Doctor of Divinity and the words of President Eliot in conferring that degree, convey in terse terms, his life history. They were : ' ' James Edward Wright, minister at Montpelier for thirty-three years, counselor and comforter of three generations in the fair country round about his church.
Page 119 - McGinnis, 740; Rodney Whittemore, 457; scattering, 13. Urban Andrain Woodbury was born at Acworth, NH, July 11, 1838. The family removed to Vermont about two years later and he received his education in the common schools of Morristown and at People's Academy, and was graduated from the Medical College of the University of Vermont in 1859. At the breaking out of the Civil War he enlisted in Co. H, Second Regiment of Vermont Volunteers, and lost his right arm in the first battle of Bull Run, in 1861....
Page 31 - Congress for such a tariff as will protect our wagea and conditions against foreign labor; and be it further Resolved, That these resolutions be spread upon our records, and a copy be sent to Hon. AP Gardner, asking him to do whatever possible to protect our conditions. CLEMMIE BURKHART, Secretary Local Union No. 14317. GLOUCESTER MASTER MARINERS' ASSOCIATION, Gloucester, Mass., January 18, 1913. At a meeting of the Master Mariners...
Page 127 - ... 1879. BOATNER, Charles J., representative, was born at Columbia, in the parish of Caldwell, La., Jan. 23, 1849. Losing his father at an early age, he resided with his uncle, and had the benefit of private instruction until 1865. In 1866 he obtained employment in the clerk's and sheriff's offices, and was admitted to the bar in 1870. In 1876 he was elected to the state senate and served until 1878, after which he resigned and moved to Monroe, La.
Page 130 - Department of the University of Vermont, from which he was graduated in the class of 1906 with the degree of Doctor of Medicine.
Page 61 - pilot' was among the men, who knew the channel of the river at all points, and he received $3 per day. An additional pilot was taken on at two different points, one called the 'Geese' and the other 'The Tunnel,' on account of the swiftness of the water and the dangerous rocks at both places. The pilots or 'swift-water men...

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