Fitchburg, Massachusetts, Past and Present

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Press of Blanchard & Brown, 1887 - 312 strán (strany)
 

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Strana 29 - Lord, what shall we do?" Then I took my children (and one of my sisters, hers) to go forth and leave the house, but as soon as we came to the door and appeared, the Indians shot so thick that the bullets rattled against the house, as if one had taken a handful of stones and threw them, so that we were fain to give back.
Strana ii - Massachusetts, is to be expended for book* for the College Library. The other half of the Income is devoted to scholarships In Harvard University for the benefit of descendants of HENRY BRIGHT, JR., who died at Watertown, Massachusetts, in 1686. In the absence of such descendants, other persons are eligible to the scholarships. The will requires that this announcement shall be made in every book added to the Library under Its provisions.
Strana 156 - Regulations tell us, for the purpose, among other things, " of preserving and strengthening those kind and fraternal feelings which have bound together the soldiers, sailors and marines who united to suppress the late rebellion.
Strana 156 - To maintain true allegiance to the United States of America, based upon a paramount respect for, and fidelity to, its Constitution and Laws; to discountenance whatever tends to weaken loyalty, incites to insurrection, treason, or rebellion, or in any manner impairs the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions; and to encourage the spread of universal liberty, equal rights, and justice to all men.
Strana 28 - Some in our house were fighting for their lives, others wallowing in their blood, the house on fire over our heads, and the bloody heathen ready to knock us on the head if we stirred out. Now might we hear mothers and children crying out for themselves, and one another, "Lord, what shall we do?
Strana 156 - The maintenance of true allegiance to the United States of America, based upon paramount respect for, and fidelity to, the National Constitution and laws, manifested by the discountenancing of whatever may tend to weaken loyalty, incite to insurrection, treason or rebellion, or in any manner impairs the efficiency and permanency of our free institutions, together with a defense of universal liberty, equal rights and justice to all men.
Strana 170 - Including the city of Fitchburg, towns of Leominster, Sterling, West Boylston, Princeton, Lunenburg, Ashburnham, Westminster, Gardner, Templeton and Royalston in Worcester county, with Ashby in Middlesex, though persons from any part of the State may become members. The Annual Exhibition is held on the grounds of the Society, on Summer street, on the last Tuesday and Wednesday of September in each year. These grounds comprise about...
Strana 156 - To preserve and strengthen those kind and fraternal feelings which bind together the soldiers, sailors and marines who united to suppress the late rebellion, and to perpetuate the memory and history of the dead. 2. To assist such former comrades in arms as need help and protection, and to extend needful aid to the widows and orphans of those who have fallen.
Strana 286 - Ramsdell received his early education in the common schools of his native town, and later at the academy in the adjoining town of Mont Vernon.

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