George Huntington Williams; A Memorial By Friends For Friends,1856-94 by George Huntington Williams

George Huntington Williams; A Memorial By Friends For Friends,1856-94

byGeorge Huntington Williams

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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. 1896. Excerpt: ... EARLY LIFE AND DEVELOPMENT Frederick Wells Williams SN the first chapter of an " Autobiography," dated December, 1867, the juvenile author informs us that he was "born on the 28th of January 1856 at eleven o'clock monday morning," and, after a few details as to his parents, adds that this event occurred at "No. 48 Broad Street in a large house. After I had lived there about a year my Father removed to board at the National Hotel kept by Mrs. Green in April 1857 in the summer my mother and I went to the seashore and stayed untill September. I was named after my step-uncle George Huntington Williams. He died when he was about nineteen years old in 1855 one year before I was born. When I was about five years old I could recite to memory A Visit from Saint Nnicholas with out a mistake." The removal of the family in January, 1863, to Hopper Street marks a period of social readjustment in Utica, when the old streets of the lower town were gradually deserted for those on the heights near upper Genesee Street. The change was in every way a happy one for the three little children who now made up the family, affording them a more convenient house as well as a larger playground; and about this house, though now much altered and enlarged, cluster to-day the associations not only of those who have grown up in it, but of the wider family group to whom it has served for the space of a generation as a common focus and center. It may seem to others a trivial affair, but I can not refrain from quoting the fourth chapter of this precious page of childhood, entitled, "My First Dog," revealing, as it does, the boy's early sense of fitness and friendship in his regret at the loss of a likely companion. "About a year before we moved on Hopper St. (the account runs), father got ...

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Title:George Huntington Williams; A Memorial By Friends For Friends,1856-94Format:PaperbackDimensions:32 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:February 5, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217481167

ISBN - 13:9780217481168

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