Facts about Welsh Factors; Welshmen as Factors the Successful Prize Essay at the International Eisteddfod of the World's Columbia[n] Exposition, Chicago, 1893 Volume 3

Facts about Welsh Factors; Welshmen as Factors the Successful Prize Essay at the International Eisteddfod of the World's Columbia[n] Exposition, Chicago, 1893 Volume 3

By (author) 

List price: US$19.99

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1899 edition. Excerpt: ...1787, was an honored name in connection with the founding of the Boston Tract Society, which went into operation in 1812. Of the Baptist ministers of this period, we find at the opening of this century Rev. Elisha Williams, the renowned pastor of Salem, Mass., and the Rev. David Jones, Jr., who labored in Frankford, Pa., from 1811 till his decease in 1823. Dr. Spencer fell into this inaccuracy: "He.was born in North Wales, England" (Early Baptists p. 180). The fact that this is so common an error makes it no less fault'. During the years now under review, "Parson Davies" was doing effective service, and wielded a wide-spread and healthful influence. His sphere of labor was King's County, Va. Than this Rev. Jesse Davies, "few perhaps ever gained a higher stand in public estimation." THIRD SPAN OF OUR BRIDGE. J. O.UINCY ADAMS TO WM. H. HARRISON, 1825-1841. These years, covering less than one-sixth of a century, were remarkable for the advancement made in mercantile and mechanic arts. Such was our prosperity, that in 1836 the Republic had wiped out the last dollar of the national debt; yea, it had a considerable surplus left which the Government divided among the several States of this Union. It was in this period that the accomplished De Tocquiville wrote our "History" (1834). There are noteworthy events in our civil history as related to Welshmen, which this distinguished and facile author neither sought nor. thought of. Why should he? Hon. Lewis Williams' of North Carolina had the honor of conducting J. Quincy Adams to his seat as Speaker in the never-to-be-forgotten 26th Congress. The sixth and ninth Presidents were both men of Welsh lineage. The fourth President, James Madison, was Welsh on the mother's...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236535650
  • 9781236535658