Russell Wheeler Davenport (master of arts) father of rowing at Yale: maker of guns and armor plate used by the United States government

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Charles Augustus Brinley
G. P. Putnam's sons, 1905 - 79 من الصفحات

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الصفحة 11 - I am against an adjournment. The day of judgment is either approaching, or it is not. If it is not, there is no cause for an adjournment; if it is, I choose to be found doing my duty. I wish therefore that caudles may bo brought."—Dwighl's Travels, vol.
الصفحة 3 - A supplement to the history and genealogy of the Davenport family, in England and America, from AD 1086 to 1850.
الصفحة i - Live unto the dignity of thy nature, and leave it not disputable at last, whether thou hast been a man; or, since thou art a composition of man and beast, how thou hast predominantly passed thy days, to state the denomination. Unman not, therefore, thyself by a bestial transformation, nor realize old fables.
الصفحة 6 - As also the sayd John did, the same day, administer the Holy Communion in the sayd parish, in his surplis, according to y order prescribed by y« Church of England ; in y presence of these whose names are here underwritten.
الصفحة 10 - AD 1730-1, and in the 36th of his ministry. At honorary nor dare disturb of Reverend None but the sacred or those heavenly guides, may to resort. distance keep, the peaceful sleep DAVENPORT. his sons...
الصفحة 6 - ... this season of awful visitation in proclaiming to the afflicted and the dying the consolations and hopes of the gospel. His Christian fidelity greatly endeared him to all, and on the parish records is now to be found a special vote passed in the spring of 1626: "That Mr. Davenport shall have of the parish funds in respect of his care and pains taken in time of the visitation of sickness, as a gratuity, the sum of 20 pounds.
الصفحة 40 - ... A. Brinley. But early Midvale's greatest triumph came on March 18, 1875, when it received an order for gun forgings from the Navy Department's Bureau of Ordnance; this being the first time in the history of the United States Government that such an order had been given to an American manufacturer. The forgings were for little howitzers to be used at coast-guard stations for throwing lines to ships in distress. It was from this small beginning that Midvale's big government business grew. In 1881,...
الصفحة 1 - ... and is capable, if she chooses, of quickly calling into being a vast fleet and a vast army. Her wealth and power has in it something almost alarming. With this extraordinary material development it is natural that, in the United States, business, that is to say industry, commerce, and finance, should have more and more come to overshadow and dwarf all other interests, all other occupations.
الصفحة 50 - Although he was always a rigid disciplinarian, his straightforward truthfulness, tact, kindly disposition, and untiring energy obtained for him the love and respect of all with whom he came in contact.
الصفحة 10 - Religion, while he dwelt below, Its sacred influence on him shed; Learning and Grace adorned his brow, And round their balmy odors spread. Unfading honors shall his tomb surround, To guard and wait the Prophet's sleeping clay, Till the last trumpet raise him from the ground, STRATFORD.

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