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Page 83 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the great seal of the United States.
Page 1 - Swift somewhere says, that he who could make two blades of grass grow where but one grew before, was a greater benefactor to the human race than all the politicians that ever existed.
Page 142 - Madam, I have the honor to advise you that your application for membership in the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution was accepted by the Board of Management, April 1st, 1926 and that your name has been placed upon the list of members.
Page 140 - Feb. 1707. The tragedy of Captain Locke's death occurred during King William's war, when men went armed, to their daily work. It is said that, having stood his gun against a rock, he was reaping grain, when several Indians crept stealthily up behind and shot him with his own weapon. Supposing him dead, they rushed upon him, for his scalp, when he revived, struck out with, his sickle and cut off the nose of one of the Indians. Years afterward, a son of his met a noseless Indian in Portsmouth ; the...
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Page 82 - ... male inhabitant of said county, and above fifteen years of age : Whereas, I have good reason to believe that a serious breach of the peace and riot are to be apprehended, and that an organized attempt will be made violently to wrest from my custody a prisoner committed to my charge for safe-keeping : Now, therefore, by virtue of the authority in me vested, and in the discharge of my duty as sheriff of the county of San Francisco, you are hereby commanded to be and appear, at half-past three o'clock...
Page 21 - This was one of the happiest days of my life. My debts were all paid and my honor as a man was redeemed.
Page 148 - State of New Hampshire — To the Honorable Council and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened.