Centennial History of the Town of Sumner, Me: 1798-1898

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C. E. Handy, jr., 1899 - Sumner (Me.) - 202 pages

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Harriet Bisbee, spent much time accurately creating this extract from Seth Sturtevant's Account Book .A record that she had at the time. Anyone who wishes to view the original may do so at the Maine State Museum. They will be happy there if you call ahead for an appointment.

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Page 44 - Beneath whose awful hand we hold Dominion over palm and pine — Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget — lest we forget! The tumult and the shouting dies; The captains and the kings depart: Still stands Thine ancient sacrifice, An humble and a contrite heart. Lord God of Hosts, be with us yet, Lest we forget — lest we forget!
Page xxxiii - Laser Print natural white, a 60 # book weight acid-free archival paper which meets the requirements of ANSI/NISO Z39.48-1992 (permanence of paper) Preservation photocopying and binding by Acme Bookbinding Charlestown, Massachusetts CD 1995 The borrower must return this item on or before the last date stamped below.
Page 8 - BACKWARD, turn backward, O Time, in your flight, Make me a child again, just for to-night! Mother, come back from the echoless shore, Take me again to your heart as of yore; Kiss from my forehead the furrows of care, Smooth the few silver threads out of my hair; Over my slumbers your loving watch keep;— Rock me to sleep, mother, — rock me to sleep!
Page 148 - Tuesday the tenth day of December next, at ten of the clock in the forenoon, then and there to be...
Page iii - To the Honorable the Senate and the Honorable the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts...
Page xv - Bounds, with the Inhabitants thereon be and they hereby are incorporated into a Town by the Name of Otisfield.
Page xv - Be it matted by the Senate and Houfe of Reprefentatives, in General Court affembled, and by the authority of the fame, as follows : SECTION i.
Page 16 - ... booming cannon and the clashing arms. But most of all, among the innumerable multitudes who peopled the past, we seek our own ancestors, drawn towards them by an irresistible sympathy. Indeed, they were our other selves. With reverent solicitude we examine into their character and actions, and as we find them worthy or unworthy, our hearts swell with pride, or our cheeks glow with shame.
Page 32 - What's talk to them whose faith and truth On War's red touchstone rang true metal, Who ventured life and love and youth For the great prize of death in battle ? To him who, deadly hurt, again Flashed on before the charge's thunder.
Page 130 - He was a lawyer of note, a legislator, judge, and a governor of Delaware. He was also a member of the convention which framed the Constitution of the United States...

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