In the year 1470, there lived in Lisbon, a town in Portugal, a man by the name of Christopher Columbus, who there married Dona Felipa, the daughter of Bartolome Monis De Palestrello, an Italian (then deceased), who had arisen to great celebrity as a navigator. Dona Felipa was the idol of her doting father, and
The meeting in 1811, of Tecumseh, the mighty Shawnee, with Apushamatahah, the intrepid Choctaw. I will here give a true narrative of an incident in the life of the great and noble Choctaw chief, Apushamatahah, as related by Colonel John Pitchlynn, a white man of sterling integrity, and who acted for many years as interpreter
Narrative of the Destruction of the Settlement of Green-Brier, Virginia, together with the capture and surprising conduct of Mrs. Clendenin, who was among those Who Escaped the Tomahawk of the Indians at that Massacre.1 After peace was confirmed between England and France in the year 1761, the Indians commenced hostilities in 1763,2 when all the inhabitants
A Faithful Narrative of the Many Dangers and Sufferings, as well as wonderful and surprising deliverances, of Robert Eastburn, during his late captivity among the Indians. Written by Himself. Published at the earnest request of many persons, for the benefit of the Public. With a recommendatory Preface by the Rev. Gilbert Tennent. Psalms 24, 6,
In 1638 THOMAS FULLER came from England to America upon a tour of observation, intending, after he should have gratified his curiosity by a survey of the wilderness world, to return. While in Massachusetts, he listened to the preaching of Rev. Thomas Shepard, of Cambridge, who was then in the midst of a splendid career
With the formation of the 23 Service Battalion Royal Fusiliers it will be admitted quite a new type of man was brought into the British Army. Public Schools battalions, the Chums, the Footballers, and other battalions were formed. But to the First Sportsman’s belongs the honor of introducing an actually new type. To begin with, it
A pre-war TF battalion which arrived in France in February 1915 with 46th Division. List of honours and awards. Losses 25 officers and 415 other ranks.
Staff Officers, Companies A-D Officers, Warrant Officers and Senior N.C.O.’s, Who embarked for overseas in May 1915 World War I Commanding Officer, Colonel F.L. Morrison, V.D. Second in Command, Major T.L. Jowitt. Adjutant Major, J.R. Simson, H.L.I. Quartermaster Lieut., T. Clark. Padre, Major A.J. Campbell. Medical Officer, Captain A.D. Kennedy. Signaling Officer, Lieut. R.H. Morrison.
The following page consists of short genealogies of English Baker families. Henry John Baker of Elemore Hall Durham England James Baker of Buckland House Somerset England Genealogy of John Baker of Waresley House Worcester E136 THOMAS BAKER: of Borley, Ombersley, Co. Worcester; d. 1725; a and left, with other issue, John: his heir, E137. Thomas: ancestor of
K155 NICHOLAS BAKER: b. in England, 1610; d. in Scituate, Mass., 1678; St. John’s College, Cambridge, Eng., 1632; M.A. 1635; ordained as a minister in Scituate, and served the Puritan Church there until death; may have married his first wife in Eng.; m. (2), 1663. Samuel: 1628-1714; m. Fear Robinson; m. (2), Abigail (Lathrop) Huntington;