Maryland Historical Magazine

Front Cover
William Hand Browne, Louis Henry Dielman
Maryland Historical Society., 1913 - Maryland
0 Reviews

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 228 - The students shall be indulged with nothing which the world calls play. Let this rule be observed with strictest nicety; for those who play when they are young will play when they are old.
Page 139 - I to acknowledge the receipt of all the letters you mention having written, it would be necessary to apologize for my silence; this, I fear, would require a detail long enough to need still another apology, which would be making it a labor ad infinitum. I shall therefore only say, that from the heart of Germany I am now on the borders of the Atlantic, and that I have been on the gallop ever since I parted with you at Lcyden. No saint in the calendar ever ran through countries with more zeal to gain...
Page 356 - Arundell county, to have, hold, and enjoy the said church, together with all the rights, profits and advantages whatsoever appertaining to a minister of the said parish, and...
Page 371 - ... style of the Keepers of the Liberties of England by authority of Parliament...
Page 127 - I mention this, as some pains have been taken to represent as if the intelligence was given by Dr. Franklin or myself. To expedite the recovery of the two Jamaica prizes detained at Nantes, Mr. Carmichael, who was coming out to America, went down to Nantes, and it was agreed to send our dispatches after him. When they were ready, Mr. A. Lee insisted that they should not be sent by him, but by a Mr. Stephenson, who had just come to Paris from London. Dr. Franklin and myself insisted upon sending them...
Page 88 - That these resolutions be spread upon the minutes of the Society and a copy sent to the family.
Page 140 - JOHN JAY. PS — Congress may think it extraordinary that Mr. Carmichael's handwriting does not appear in this letter. He is, with my approbation, now at Aranjuez, and I must do him the justice to say that he is always ready and willing to do his duty as secretary.
Page 118 - Members are requested to solicit contributions of books, maps, portraits, and manuscripts of historical value or importance, particularly such as may throw light upon the political, social or religious life of the people of Virginia. The Society will become the custodian of such articles of this...
Page 140 - I beg you will strenuously oppose any thing that may be proposed, which may occasion any intercourse whatever between me & him, for I cannot trust him in the most distant manner, nor shall any consideration induce me to hold any correspondence or connection with him.
Page 121 - Europe; to give the necessary information of the state of the American dispute, and to endeavor to open a correspondence and commerce from thence for the benefit of the United States. He set out from Paris in October, and returned in December. During his journey he had an opportunity of forming an acquaintance with many persons of note, was well received by the minister at Berlin, and performed such services as met with the approbation of your Commissioners at Paris, who arrived just after his return.

Bibliographic information