Other volumes in this subseries include a personal account book, four notebooks containing notes on subjects ranging from genealogy to wines to business matters, and four scrapbooks of newspaper articles and pamphlets written by or about Nathan Appleton concerning banking, manufacturing, politics, slavery, the tariff, and the Appleton genealogy. This subseries also contains a considerable amount of the correspondence of Thomas Gold Appleton and Nathan Appleton, Jr. Much of General Dynamics local success is based on the awarding of government contracts related to its information systems. Always uncomfortable in the political world, Appleton left Congress after a single term to attend to his ailing wife, Maria Theresa Gold Appleton who died in 1833 , and his myriad business and philanthropic interests. In 1896 he printed for private distribution a pam- phlet entitled Views of Unitarian Belief held by a Layman of Boston.
Additions and Corrections to Sumner Genealogy. The first excavations for the Great Stone Dam to harness the Merrimack Rivers water power were done on August 1,1845, the Essex Company would sell the water power to corporations such as the Arlington Mills, as well as organize construction of mills and build to suit. Born 1874-05-29 May 29, 1874 Died November 24, 1947 1947-11-24 aged 73 Burial place Nationality Alma mater Known for Founder of William Sumner Appleton Jr. The area was called Newichawannock by the Abenaki Indians, meaning river with many falls and it was first settled by Europeans about 1631 as a part of Kittery known as Kittery North Parish. I have therefore arranged in simple genea- logical shape so much of the matter in the Quarterly as was necessary for the purpose, which was to trace his wife's ancestry. Landmarks and Cities of Connecticut Connecticut is bordered on the south by Long Island Sound, on the west by New York, on the north by Massachusetts, and on the east by Rhode Island. Early Wills illustrating the Ancestry of Harriot Coffin, with Genealogical and Biographical Notes, by her Grandson.
Correspondence containing Appleton's economic and political views is scattered throughout but is primarily concentrated in Boxes 4-9. Rives of Virginia, on Slavery and the Union 1860 masterfully stated the nationalist creed and was his last major writing. In July 1871, while at London he won several coins at auction in Covent Gardens, from the firm of William Webster, which auctioned off 1796 and 1797 United States Half Dollars, 1796 Quarter Dollar, and dime, and 1793, 1795, 1800 uncirculated Large Cents. He inherited a fortune from his father upon his death in 1861 leaving him independently wealthy without any need for gainful employment. Of his father it was truly said, not long after his death, that he was a merchant of large en- terprise and unsullied integrity ; a member of many learned societies ; a writer of many able essays on commerce and cur- rency ; a wise and prudent counsellor in all private and public affairs ; who had served with marked distinction in the legis- lative halls both of the State and of the nation, and who had enjoyed through life the esteem, respect, and confidence of the community in which he lived. On both his father's side and his mother's he was descended from ancestors who were among the first settlers of Massachusetts, Samuel Appleton at Ipswich and William Sumner at Dorchester. However, when an American bought the house they were ripped out, the former viceroy of India, George Curzon, 1st Marquess Curzon of Kedleston, was outraged at this cultural destruction and stepped in to buy back the castle and reinstall the fireplaces.
Thomas Gold Appleton died in New York on April 17, 1884. The letters of Nathan Appleton, Jr. Boxes 1 and 2 contain an assortment of letters and documents, the most important of which are the receipts and records of Nathaniel Appleton, Continental later United States Loan Officer for Massachusetts, ca. He returned to Congress briefly in 1842, serving out the last three months of the term of Robert C. On March 15,1820, it was admitted to the Union as the 23rd state under the Missouri Compromise, there is no definitive explanation for the origin of the name Maine, but the most likely origin is the name given by early explorers after a province in France. In 1738, a wealthy Bostonian named Col. As always, this is an excerpt with the full article and bibliography available online.
The Massachusetts General Court incorporated it in 1713 as Berwick, the 9th oldest town in Maine and it was named after Berwick-upon-Tweed, a town of mixed allegiances on the Anglo-Scottish border. With a resourceful group of associates, including Lowell, his nephew John A. In 1507, the German cartographer Martin Waldseemüller produced a map on which he named the lands of the Western Hemisphere America after the Italian explorer and cartographer Amerigo Vespucci 5. Richard Leader, an engineer, rebuilt the sawmill in 1651 to handle up to 20 saws, the factory became known as the Great mill workes, from which the Great Works River derives its name. William Sumner Appleton volumes; H. With classical monuments set in a rolling landscaped terrain, it marked a break with Colonial-era burying grounds. Nathan Appleton volumes, 1802-1861 This subseries contains the personal journals of Nathan Appleton describing his travels through Europe and the southern United States between 1802 and 1810, including his comparison of American and Europe vol.
In 1800, Eleuthère Irénée du Pont, a French Huguenot, knowledgeable in the manufacture of gunpowder, by 1802 DuPont had begun making the explosive in a mill on the Brandywine River north of Brandywine Village and just outside the town of Wilmington. Appleton drew up a short paper which was found after his death in an envelope marked Autobio- graphical Statement, and which begins as follows : A short memoir of my life must be written for several Societies to which I belong, the most important perhaps being that for the Massachusetts Historical Society. A Century of the Senate of the United States. . Elliot Woodward at Boston, many went to Ebenezer Locke Mason, Jr. He never allowed himself to be deceived by pretentious claims to family antiquity and high descent based on no sufficient foundations ; and he remorselessly pricked many bubble repu- tations.
Royal Governor Sir Francis Bernard named Pittsfield after British nobleman and politician William Pitt, by 1761 there were 200 residents, and the plantation became the Township of Pittsfield. Appleton gave in a certain remote contingency a very valuable and important part of his collection of medals and coins to the Historical Society ; and in another more re- mote contingency he directed the trustees under his will to pay over specified sums to numerous literary, scientific, and charitable societies or institutions, among which were the Massachusetts Historical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the New England Historic-Genealogical Society. The new structure involved the creation of the Ancient Monuments Board to oversee the protection of such monuments, powers were given for the board, with Parliamentary approval, to issue preservation orders to protect monuments, and extended the public right of access to these. It was designated a National Historic Landmark District in 2003 for its role in 19th-century cemetery development. I also claim the credit, at least equally with any other person, of first calling attention to the importance for American genealogists and families of the wills at Doctors' Commons, now Her Majesty's Principal Registry of Probate.
Thomas Gold Appleton volumes, 1830-1884 This subseries contains a travel journal kept by Thomas Gold Appleton on a 1830-1831 trip through Canada and New York, including some sketches and poetry both by Appleton and other poets. The historic Theater Row along Broadway was also razed, destroying ornate movie palaces of the 1920s and 1930s that entertained mill workers through the Great Depression, the citys main post office, an ornate federalist style building at the corner of Broadway and Essex Street, was razed 3. These communications need not be enumerated here ; and it will be sufficient to mention two or three of the more important ones. The works date from the mid-seventeenth to the early twentieth centuries. William Sumner Appleton was born in Boston January 11, 1840, and died in his native city April 28, 1903. Memoir of William Henry Whitmore.
Standish is part of the Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, Maine metropolitan statistical area and this was once hunting and fishing territory of the Abenaki tribe, whose main village was at Pequawket up the Pequawket Trail. The Blow Which Civilization Has Suffered: American Preservationists and the Great War, 1914-1919. Description of Medals of Washington in the Collection of W. In November 1878, he was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Arts and Sciences. The first major settlements were established in the 1630s by England, the Connecticut and New Haven Colonies established documents of Fundamental Orders, considered the first constitutions in North America. The state of Alaska is in the northwest corner of North America, bordered by Canada to the east, the state of Hawaii is an archipelago in the mid-Pacific Ocean. In November, 1876, he went to Europe for the fifth time, returning in June, 1877.
In 1867 he was appointed as a member of the commission to attend the annual assay of the United States Mint at Philadelphia. The area now known as Wilmington was settled by the Lenape band led by Sachem Mattahorn just before Henry Hudson sailed up the Len-api Hanna in 1609, the area was called Maax-waas Unk or Bear Place after the Maax-waas Hanna that flowed by. Curtis, Abbott Lawrence, and John A. In November 1876 he went to Europe on his fifth journey there, returning in June of 1877. The reason of my own interest in the family, says Mr.