Descendants of George Hubbard, from 1600 to 1872

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L. P. Hubbard, 1872 - 34 páginas
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Página 30 - We live in deeds, not years; in thoughts, not breaths; In feelings, not in figures on a dial. We should count time by heart-throbs. He most lives Who thinks most — feels the noblest — acts the best.
Página 29 - Whereas the Presidency or Rectorship of Harvard College, in Cambridge, within this his Majesty's territory and dominion of New England, is now vacant, I do, therefore, with the advice of council, by these presents, constitute, authorize, and appoint you, the said William Hubbard, to exercise and officiate as President of the said college at the next commencement, to be had for the same in as full and ample a manner as any former President or Rector hath or ought to have enjoyed.
Página 29 - He was certainly for many years the most eminent minister in the county of Essex, equal to any in the province for learning and candor, and superior to all his contemporaries as a writer.
Página 12 - York ; the Society for Promoting the Gospel among Seamen in the Port of New York ; and the Shipowners' Association of the State of New York.
Página 28 - October, 1682, the general court granted fifty pounds to the author "as a manifestation of thankfulness" for this history, "he transcribing it fairly, that it may be more easily perused." It appears that he procured some person to copy his work, as the MS. which now exists in the archives of the Massachusetts Historical Society, and fairly written in upwards of...
Página 25 - M'Culloch called a valuable tract in favour of a single bank of issue. Mr. Hubbard carried in the House of Commons, in 1861, a motion against the Government for a Committee to Inquire into the Working of the Income-tax, and strenuously...
Página 6 - When he first settled in this kingdom, cannot at this distance of time be ascertained; perhaps it was towards the latter end of the reign of Queen Elizabeth, or the beginning of that of King James the First.
Página 29 - Whereas the Presidency or Rectorship of Harvard College, in Cambridge, within this his Majesty's territory and dominion of New England, is now vacant, I do, therefore, with the advice of...
Página 29 - Dr. Eliot, there was a propriety in his being selected, although "Increase Mather was in the neighborhood," as Mr. Hubbard was the oldest clergyman then living in New England, of the alumni of the college, and his character and talents entitled him to the distinction. Dr. Eliot, whose characters have been considered as drawn with considerable discrimination, bestows a full share of praise on Mr. Hubbard, saying, "He was certainly for many years the most eminent minister in the county of Essex, equal...

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