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Page 12 - In 1846 he was appointed Professor of Chemistry and Natural Philosophy in the University of Georgia.
Page 20 - ... was twice afterwds. elected by the Leg. into the Same body. He continued a Member of the Senate till his death which happened in the month of Oct. 1809. His Speeches in the Senate and his public conduct I presume, are so fully known to you as to require in relation to them no additional information. His death was caused by the rupture of a blood vessel of the Stomach which in the period of two years had recurred several times. He died in Wiln. and I was the melancholy witness of the calm resignation...
Page 37 - ... in vain, and great things were expected of this Veteran Corps when it once took the field. After Sheridan, in his great raid to the James river, below Lynchburg, and across the country to the White House, finally joined Grant, to remain with him, Hancock was put in command in the Shenandoah Valley, where he remained till the close of the war. He is now in command of the Middle Department of the Military Division of the Atlantic. General Hancock is of a fine personal appearance, and would anywhere...
Page 25 - In recognition of his services, which extended dver more than twenty years, he received two medals, (one with three clasps,) and was for the last thirty years of his life an inmate of the above noble hospital. — At his residence, the Quay, Great Yarmouth, aged 72, Charles Pearson, esq., Captain, RN, and a magistrate of the borough. 24. At Blofield, near Norwich, aged 60, John James Onslow, esq., Captain RN, the only surviving son of the late Admiral Sir Richard Onslow, bart,, GCB...
Page 45 - ... in the nurture and admonition of the Lord,' that they may be useful in time, and gain immortality and eternal life beyond the grave.
Page 28 - University; and after nearly nine years' connection with that institution, when, owing to ill-health, be resigned in 1852. He subsequently accepted the chair of Chemistry and Toxicology in the Medical College of Memphis, Tenn.; but the condition of his health did not admit his long continuance there. set of the Signers are all in folio size, save that of Middleton, which is a quarto. Mr. Burns pronounces it
Page 52 - We will not disturb the sanctity of that chamber where this ' good man met his fate,' but must be permitted to record a message left for an absent friend just before dissolution, when paralysis for a few hours left unfettered his powers of speech. ' Tell him,' said this dying man, ' that I bear evidence of the supporting realities of the Christian religion.
Page 22 - Hooker, by whom he had five children, two sons and three daughters; all of whom died in infancy, except Sarah, who married Mr.
Page 27 - He was graduated from Yale College in 1822, and two years later was graduated in medicine. In 1825, he went to Lima, South America, remaining there three years in the practice of his profession, when he removed to Lambayque, in Northern Peru, where he resided six years. Returning to...
Page 43 - GILES, son of Charles and Mary (Abbe) Taintor, born in Windham, Conn., July 17, 1802; fitted for college at Bacon Academy, Colchester, Conn.

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