History of the Town of Wilton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire; With a Genealogical Register by A.A. Livermore and S. Putnam

History of the Town of Wilton, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire; With a Genealogical Register by A.A. Livermore and S. Putnam

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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. 1888 edition. Excerpt: ... him a second nomination and election. Mr. Newell was the founder and one of the heaviest owners in the Newell Woollen Mill, and at different times was concerned in other enterprises which he believed to lie for the advantage of his town. A few years ago he met with a railroad accident at Lowell, while attending an agricultural fair, by which he lost au arm. lie did much to beautify and adorn his town and to encourage those who have struggled to build better homes for themselves. Mr. Xewell was an old-school gentleman; a man " whose word was as good-as his bond: " a man who made friends and kept them to the very end of his life. Honest, industrious, cheerful, ready to bear his part in all the burdens of his townsmen, seeking to be useful and to encourage and foster a reciprocal feeling in those whose paths in life were parallel, he w as a good citizen, w hose influence will be felt in years to come, for his example was worthy of emulation. He leaves a son and a daughter. SOLOMON KIDDER LIVERMOltE.--FROM THE HISTORY OK IIIM.SnOROlT.H COUNTY. He was the fifth child of Rev. Jonathan Livermore of Wilton, and was born March 2. 17711. He was taught at home in his early years, but the common school was established before his entire youth had passed. In the summer he helped in the fields, and in winter in the woods; his love for his native hills and valleys grew with his growth, and continued to the end of his life. When advanced enough in his studies, he entered Mr. Pemberton's school for boys in Billerica, his mother's native place, where he remained till fitted for Harvard College, which he entered in 1799, and graduated in 1802 in a class large and distinguished for its ability. He studied law with Oliver Crosby, Esq., of Dover, and was...show more

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  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 395g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
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  • 1236577744
  • 9781236577740