History of Essex and Hudson Counties, New Jersey Volume 1

History of Essex and Hudson Counties, New Jersey Volume 1

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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. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ...1844 was president of that body. In 1846 he was a member of the General Assembly of the State. In these positions he was an earnest advocate of whatever measures tended to promote the public good, and an uncompromising foe to everything that was adverse thereto. He was a warm friend of public-school education, and did all in his power to give popularity to the cause and to elevate the standard of learning. In works of Christian benevolence and charity he was always anxious to perform his part, and to a great extent, the colonization cause was indebted to him for its success in New Jersey. Dr. Goble died, after a very short illness, Feb. 7, 1859. His loss was universally regretted. The Essex County District Medical Society, of which he never ceased to be an interested member, held, on the day before his funeral, a special meeting in respect to his memory, and eulogistic addresses were pronounced by Drs. S. H. Pennington, L. A. Smith, J. F. Ward, A. W. Woodhull and others. The following resolutions were also adopted: "Resolved, That this society Iiuh heard with sincere sorrow of the tiecease of Dr. J. G. Goble, Into of this body, and for many years a prominent member of the profession of thin city and State. "Resolved, That we tender our respectful sympathy to the family of the deceased, and in testimony of our regard for his memory will attend his funeral and wear the usual badge of mourning for thirty days." Resolutions expressive of sorrow were adopted by various other societies and institutions of which the deceased had been it member. Thomas Lafon was born near Petersburg, Va., Dec. 17, 18tl. Losing his father at an early age, he was thrown to some extent upon his own resources, but by dint of great industry and perseverance...show more

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  • Paperback | 714 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 36mm | 1,252g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236605039
  • 9781236605030