Genealogical and Family History of the State of Vermont: A Record of the Achievements of Her People in the Making of a Commonwealth and the Founding of a Nation, Volume 1
Lewis Publishing Company, 1903 - Vermont
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Page vii - A school or schools shall be established in each county by the legislature for the convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters paid by the public as may enable them to instruct youth at low prices: And all useful learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities.
Page 414 - The purest treasure mortal times afford Is spotless reputation ; that away, Men are but gilded loam or painted clay.
Page 435 - His success in all his undertakings has been so marked that his methods are of interest to the commercial world. He has based his business principles and actions upon strict adherence to the rules which govern industry, economy and unswerving integrity.
Page 445 - Temple of the Ancient Arabic Order of Nobles of the Mystic Shrine. He is also a member of the Harmony Society and the Vincennes Country Club.
Page 184 - Sandwich to the Plantation called New England in America, with the certificates from the ministers where they last dwelt of their conversation and conformity to the Orders and discipline of the Church, and that they had taken the Oath of Allegiance and • Supremacy.
Page 368 - Vermont whose force of character, whose sterling integrity, whose fortitude amid discouragements, whose good sense in the management of complicated affairs and marked success in establishing large industries and bringing to completion great schemes of trade and profit, have contributed in an eminent degree to the development of the vast resources of this noble commonwealth.
Page 305 - Vermont, is now living a retired life in the enjoyment of a rest which he has truly earned and richly deserves by reason of his industrious efforts of former years.
Page 42 - Fortunate is the man who has back of him an ancestry honorable and distinguished, and happy is he if his lines of life are cast in harmony therewith. In person, in talents and in character Aime Geoffrion is a worthy scion of his race.
Page 254 - Academy, graduated from the University of Vermont in 1847 and three years later received from the same institution the degree of master of arts. After leaving college he was a teacher in the Washington Institute in New York City for about a year, and for the three years following was occupied in building and superintending the lines of the Vermont & Boston Telegraph Company, of which company he was president from 1860 to 1865.