The Cambrian; A Magazine for the Welsh in America Volume 13-14

The Cambrian; A Magazine for the Welsh in America Volume 13-14

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ...were married Miss Mary Louise Roberts and Mr. Roswell Miller, resident of the ChiQBBO, Milwaukee and 't. Paul railroad. The home ct' the bride's parents, Rev. and Mrs. W-C. Roberts, No. 698 Madison Ave, New 1 ork, was the scene of the wedding and was Profusedly decorated with white chrysantbernums and palms. The bride's father performed the ceremony, assisted by Rev. John Hall and Rev. James MoCoh, ex-president of Princeton College. Major Frank S. Bond was the best man, and Miss Gertrude Sherman, of Brooklyn, the maid of honor. An elaborate wedding breakfast followed the ceremony. Many of the most prominent members of New York societ were present, among whom were Mr. and rs. J. Yierpont Morgan, Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Rockefeller, Mr. and Mrs. August Belmont. Mrs and Mrs. D. Armour. Among the gifts was a silver service from the directors of the railroad of which the bride groom is president. The newly married couple left town in Mr. Miller's private car, and will pass their honeymoon in the South. They will live in Chicago. a WELBH-AMERICAN anmaar. or rm: L'. s. rs. Rear Admiral Thornton Alexander Jenkins, U. S. N., who died at 'Vashington, D. C. August 9th at the advanced age of 82 years was a most remarkable man in many respects and served his country well and faithfully. Admiral Jenkins was of Welsh decent, being a direct decendant of Judge David Jenkins of Wallingford Castle, Wales. Until a few months ago he ke t up a regular correspoudence with his Eelsh kindred, among whom are Vice Admiral Robert Jenkins of the royal navy and Sir John Jenkins of ha Grange. He was born in Orange County, Virginia, December 11. 1811, and entered the navy as a midshipman November, 28, 1828. His appointment as such was secured by Mrs. Madison, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 685g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236957318
  • 9781236957313