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Harper's weekly (1865) (14577726340)


Harper's weekly (1865) (14577726340)



Identifier: harpersweeklyv9bonn (find matches)
Title: Harper's weekly
Year: 1857 (1850s)
Authors: Bonner, John, 1828-1899 Curtis, George William, 1824-1892 Alden, Henry Mills, 1836-1919 Conant, Samuel Stillman, 1831-1885? Schuyler, Montgomery, 1843-1914 Foord, John, 1842-1922 Davis, Richard Harding, 1864-1916 Schurz, Carl, 1829-1906 Nelson, Henry Loomis, 1846-1908 Bangs, John Kendrick, 1862-1922 Harvey, George Brinton McClellan, 1864-1928 Hapgood, Norman, 1868-1937
Publisher: New York : Harper & Brothers
Contributing Library: Lincoln Financial Foundation Collection
Digitizing Sponsor: The Institute of Museum and Library Services through an Indiana State Library LSTA Grant

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rothers, one of whom, theAmxasdi.ii Hili. Jrvn;i:ir, >-known as having Idled with cnniiiv diplomatic positions undeir.oveinment. Mr. EvEitnrr was j.uated at Harranl College at the iage of aeventeen. Two years a Brattle Street Church, in Boston,ins ll>* Pl^u 1?ft vacant by theliant and lamented RrckMiNs w«b greatly admired for the li In his college course, h* had eh i order fully to qnalily him-elf lor10 ditties of that office he traveledi Europe. Four years were occupiedi travel and study, and upon his re-irn in 1819 he untcred upon a carfter I its vicinity. For thelowing, he, in addition tclassical labors, cone close of hit address the speaker paida graceful muule to tins distinguishedcompatriot of Washington. Mr. Everetts political lifemenced with his election to Coifrom the Middlesex District inHe served in the House for ten years, of the Committee on Foreign Affairs,and in the 20th Congress was madechairman of that committee. In 1834he was elected C.ov.-vnor of Mas<uehu-
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the United States to the British accepted the presidency of Harvard Oil-go, from which, after three years,he retired, and in 1852, upon the deathof Mr. Webster, was appointed Sec-retary of State. In 1853 he took his6eat in the Senate, hut, owing to hisill health, was obliged to resign. .hi. d/ ■ : nlkt Iumi ■ of her greatest peril is held in thegrateful remembrance of the Ameri-can people. His last official act wasthe casting of his electoral vote forPresident Lincoln. Mr. Everett was punctual andmethodical in the performance of evcry official duty, sensitive in temper-ament, and reserved and courtly inmanner. While he was a man of ele-gant taste, he was also eminentlypractical, though unfitted to the bus-tle and strife of actual life. The lastspeech which Mr. Everett made was tin; progre^ has no parallel in history.But notwithstanding this rapidgrowth it is only recently that meanshave been taken to supply the citysatisfa.ctorily.with water. It has al- this supply; and always dur





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