History of Detroit and Michigan

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Page 1044 - The cavalry engagement of the 12th was by far the most brilliant one of the present campaign. The enemy's loss was very heavy. They lost the following named officers in killed and wounded -—Col.
Page iv - He received a good elementary education in the schools of his native state, and took up the study of law. He was admitted to the bar, and entered upon the practice of his profession in Ohio, where he remained until 1855.
Page 1082 - He is a member of the American Medical Association and of the American Psychiatric Association.
Page 1081 - His father, John Henry Carstens, a merchant tailor, was an ardent revolutionist and participated in the various revolts in the memorable years of 1848-49.
Page iv - He was best known, however, from his connection with the early history of the Detroit fire department. His name was enrolled on the list of members composing Protection Fire Company No. 1, the first duly organized fire company in Detroit, and until his death no man in the city took a more active interest in building up and extending the usefulness of the fire department. He served as president of the department from 1847 to 1851, and to his financial tact, energy and determination, no less than to...
Page 1290 - ... five terms in the House of Representatives as a member of the Judiciary Committee. He is a native of Benton, sixty-six years of age; was educated at Tilton Seminary and Wesleyan and Boston Universities, and is a member of the Phi Beta Kappa and Alpha Delta Phi Societies. He is a Mason, a member of the Royal Arcanum and the Ancient Order of United Workmen. He is also a member of the NH Historical Society, the New England Methodist Historical Society and the NH Society Sons of the American Revolution...
Page 1085 - In his person, Colonel De Peyster was tall, soldier-like, and commanding; in his manners easy, affable, and open; in his affections, warm, generous, and sincere ; in his principles, and particularly his political principles, firm even to inflexibility. No man we believe, ever possessed more of the principle of vitality.
Page 1140 - William E. Dodge, Walter Clarke, Daniel W. Poor, T. Ralston Smith, Thomas Bond, Walter S. Griffith, William Churchill, Edward A. Lambert, and Jesse W. Benedict, designated for that purpose by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church, which met at Dayton, Ohio, in May, eighteen hundred and sixtyfour, and their successors in office, are hereby constituted a body corporate and politic, by the name of ' THE PERMANENT COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN MISSIONS OF THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY of the Presbyterian Church...
Page 1224 - words of art" as he calls them, which Philemon Holland, a voluminous translator at the end of the sixteenth and beginning of the seventeenth century...
Page v - Resolved, That we, who have been witnesses and sharers of his professional labors, can best give full testimony to the genius, skill, learning and industry which he brought to that profession, to which he devoted alike the chivalrous fire of his youth and the riper powers of his manhood, in which he cherished a manly pride, and whose best honors and success he so rapidly and honorably achieved. "Resolved, That while we bear this just tribute to the fine intellect of our deceased brother, we turn...

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