Proceedings of the New England Historic Genealogical Society at the Annual Meeting

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The Society, 1891

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Page 22 - History of the Centennial Celebration of the Inauguration of George Washington as First President of the United States, with numerous fine engravings, a gift from Mr.
Page 20 - Resolved, That the thanks of the Society are due, and are hereby tendered to the C., M.
Page 13 - And so beside the Silent Sea I wait the muffled oar ; No harm from Him can come to me On ocean or on shore. I know not where His islands lift Their fronded palms in air ; I only know I cannot drift Beyond His love and care.
Page 111 - ... of Chicago, was born at Berkshire, Franklin County, Vt., July 2, 1863; graduated from Harvard College in 1885; attended the Columbia Law School and School of Political Science in New York City, and graduated from the Union College of Law of Chicago in 1889, receiving the degree of LL.
Page 6 - Jerusalem. Break in sunder, with noble disdain, the bonds with which the Philistines have bound you. Suffer not yourselves to be betrayed by the soft arts of luxury and effeminacy into the pit digged for your destruction. Despise the glare of wealth. That people who pay greater respect to a wealthy villain than to an honest upright man in poverty, almost deserve to be enslaved; they plainly show that wealth, however it may be acquired, is, in their esteem, to be preferred to virtue.
Page 5 - Librarian, all of whom shall be elected by ballot at the Annual Meeting, and shall hold their respective offices for one year, and until others are duly chosen and installed.
Page 136 - July 9, 18G2, and held the office until 1875, when at the urgent request of his congregation in Boston he resigned the presidency. During the time when he held this office he had an associate in the pastorate. Apart from this he was the sole pastor until 1891. Dr. Miner was a many-sided man. From early years he desired to enter the Christian ministry. His best and most permanent work was perhaps as a pastor, and his last words were addressed to his brethren in the ministry. But he was all his life...
Page 108 - He returned home in 1848. In 1852 he was appointed to take charge of the longitude determinations of the Coast Survey. He organised, developed, and extended this service, retiring in 1867.
Page 56 - FEEBLE, helpless, how shall I Learn to live and learn to die ? Who, O God, my guide shall be ? Who shall lead thy child to thee ? 2 Blessed Father, gracious One ! Thou hast sent thy holy Son ; He will give the light I need, He my trembling steps will lead. 3...
Page 108 - He organized, developed, and extended this service, retiring in 1867. Meanwhile, in 1855, he became director of the Dudley Observatory in Albany, equipped and organized the institution, and carried it on without remuneration and at his private expense. He left it in 1859, after a severe struggle to preserve the institution for purposes of scientific investigation.

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