Transactions of the Buffalo Historical Society Volume 3

Transactions of the Buffalo Historical Society Volume 3

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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. 1885 edition. Excerpt: ... at Forest Lawn Cemetery next Thursday. Among the invited guests are President Arthur, Governor Cleveland, and the Hon. George Bancroft, the historian; Mayor Scoville, the Common Council, City Clerk Burns and other prominent city officials and citizens; the presidents of all historical societies in the United States and Canada; Professor D. Wilson, the eminent English ethnologist, now of Toronto University, Ont.; the Hon. Horatio Seymour of Utica, and the Hon. Judge George W. Clinton of Albany, who will deliver the address; Mrs. Harriet Maxwell Converse of New York, whose husband was a noted Indian teacher and historian; Gen. Ely S. Parker of New York, the highest chief in the Seneca Nation, formerly of General Grant's staff; the Hon. James G. Blaine of Augusta, Me., and Mr. W. Furness of Crystal Springs, N. Y.; Mr. G. A. Shaw, editor of the New York Evening Telegram, and Lieut. Col. J. T. Gilkison, Superintendent and Commissioner of Indians, Brantford, Ont. Besides these the presidents and officers of the Buffalo Young Men's Christian Association, the Buffalo Society of Natural Sciences, the German Young Men's Association, the Young Men's Catholic Association, the Fine Arts Academy, and the Lutheran Young Men's Association have been invited. The Misses Eva and Pauline Johnson, daughters of the late Chief George H. M. Johnson of Chiefswood, near Brantford, Ont., will be the guests of the family of Judge Sheldon, on Main street. Miss Jessie M. Osborne, of Brantford, a great-granddaughter of the celebrated Mohawk Chieftain, Joseph Brant, will be entertained, together with Chief John Mountpleasant and wife, of the Tuscarora Nation, by the family of William C. Bryant, Esq. These young Indian ladies are well educated and accomplished. About forty...show more

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  • Paperback | 40 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 91g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236576063
  • 9781236576064