Transactions and Collections, Volume 10

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Page 22 - ... broke ground to lay the foundation of a building for the Library of the American Antiquarian Society, in a lot which belongs to me and which I have appropriated for that purpose. to 1820; professor of moral philosophy and political economy from 1827 to 1838.
Page 44 - ]Solomon Strong was chairman of this meeting, and Levi Lincoln, Jr., secretary. After an address by Rev. Aaron Bancroft, Oliver Fiske, Isaac Goodwin, Edward D. Bangs, Bezaleel Taft, Jr., and Samuel M. Burnside were appointed a committee to prepare resolutions expressive of the sense of the convention upon the subject of the toleration of slavery in the country west of the Mississippi. In the report of this committee, which was submitted on the following evening, was this resolution...
Page 183 - Ah I have not seen this before. ' — Soon after passing this the General, amid cheers and welcomes, alighted at the spacious house of Judge Lincoln, which had been thrown open for such ladies as chose to avail themselves of this hospitality to see the Hero. The gate and portico were decorated with evergreen and flags, and the windowb, even to the upper story, were crowded with ladies greeting his approach with smiles and tears, while their handkerchiefs waved in token of welcome.
Page 44 - Maryj and accompanied by vows of pilgrimage. That his discoveries, in case of shipwreck, might not be lost, he wrote an account of them on parchment, wrapped it in a piece of oiled cloth, and inclosed it in a cake of wax, which he put into a tight cask, and threw into the sea. Another parchment, secured in a similar manner, he placed on the stern, that, if the ship should sink, the cask might float, and one or the other might possibly be found.
Page 22 - Esq., of this place, — of whom it may not be told her acquaintance, that she is one of the most deserving of her sex. So shall each pair and fond companion bless. Where sense and virtue dwell in beauty's dress.
Page 219 - The Worcester Village Directory, containing the names of the Inhabitants, their dwelling houses and places of business — arranged according to the streets and squares, to accompany a Map of the Village of Worcester. Worcester: Published by Clarendon Harris. From the /Egis Press, 1829. " This was the first Worcester directory to be published separately. Mr. Harris was elected the first secretary of the State Mutual Life Assurance Coru.
Page 79 - MR. PRESIDENT — The American Antiquarian Society, by their attending officers and members, beg to be indulged the pleasure of publicly proffering the most cordial congratulations to the Pilgrim Society, upon their organization, and upon the auspicious circumstances under which they are convened on this highly interesting occasion. The spot endeared by all the associated recollections of the first landing of our forefathers is best consecrated to their fame, by the joyous commemoration of their...
Page 242 - ... transported were found to be; — 100 tons of cheese, 75 tons of pork, 10 tons of butter, and 15 tons of cider, poultry. &c. Upon the presentation of this report, 24 May, it was "Resolved, That a Committee be appointed to cooperate with any Committee in Providence or elsewhere; with discretionary authority to apply to the Legislature of this State for an Act of Incorporation: and that they be requested to raise by Subscription or otherwise, upon such terms and in such manner as to them shall...
Page 43 - ... preached the gospel by his works as well as his words. His manner in the pulpit was simple, impressive, and winning ; and his sermons were deeply imbued with true religious feeling. His style was beautifully transparent and graceful, revealing a poetical imagination under the control of a pure taste. He was a frequent contributor to the " North American Review " and the " Christian Examiner," and for a time was one of the editors of the latter periodical.

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