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Image from page 233 of “The Big Sandy Valley. A history of the people and country from the earliest settlement to the present time” (1887)
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Title: The Big Sandy Valley. A history of the people and country from the earliest settlement to the present time
Year: 1887 (1880s)
Authors: Ely, William
Subjects: Big Sandy River Valley
Publisher: Catlettsburg, Ky., Central Methodist
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN

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JOHN W. LANG 224 THE BIG SANDY VALLEY. MAJOR BURCHETT. Major Drew J. Burchetts great-grandfatherand grand-uncles, who came to Floyd in an earlyday, were all fighters on the side of freedom in theRevolutionary War. The grandson and grand-nephew inherited the pluck of his ancestors. In 1861 he was foundwith his whip inhis hands, driv-ing oxen andhauling saw-logs ; but whenthe tocsin wassounded, callingon the young torally round theOld Flag, youngBurchett threwdown his whip,turned out his listed as a private in the 14th Kentucky VolunteerInfantry, United States Army. His grit, boldness,and daring soon elevated him from a privates po-sition to that of major of the regiment. He servedwith great courage on many a hotly contested fieldin Georgia, and, while as brave as Caesar, was aspopular Avith his comrades as any man in theregiment.

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THE BURGESS FAMIL Y. 225 At the end of the war he returned to Louisa, bought a splendid home, and married Miss Jones,a daughter of Daniel Jones, formerly of Preston-burg. By industry and perseverance, he becameone of the solid citizens of his town and section,owning many houses and lots, and is now success-fully engaged in a large leather and shoe estab-lishment. He has twice represented Lawrence and Boydin the Legislature, and ran for the State Senate inthe district composed of Lawrence, Boyd, andElliott. Though the district was very largelyDemocratic, he was nearly elected, notwithstandingthe popularity of his opponent. Major Burchett had the nomination for a seatin Congress tendered to him by the Republicans ofhis district in 1886, and had flattering prospects ofan election had he accepted the nomination. He has a lovely family, noted for their refined en-lightenment. He is a leading Mason and a humaneman; is the friend of temperance, and the pro-moter of religion. He is about fort

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This is my submission for en embroidery contest held by a fellow Etsy blogger- Checkout Girl. It is one of my favorite songs and truly means a lot to me because I do feel like I am the Luckiest. And of course I had to add a sweet little border of strawberries!

Image from page 365 of “The California weekly” (1908)
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Title: The California weekly
Year: 1908 (1900s)
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Subjects: Progressivism (United States politics)
Publisher: San Francisco, Cal. : California Weekly, Inc.
Contributing Library: San Francisco Public Library
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ome fromstrained strength, and has not poisoned ■disposition, which would like to find men hest and companionable, and would be mo.home with a crowd of outdoor men, lunil-men, sailors. He is at the summit of his Id-every faculty and organ in easy play. He Ijone free from care and hurrj-, with no rest!!ness and no ennui. He takes the surface;life in an offhand joshing style. Healy. ^you say? asks the telephone girl. Not (|as bad as that, he says, Heney will do fonWith four telephone numbers to call up, a couple of visitors, on business bent, to ■pose of. he roams around the room as if afternoon were an unencumbered thing, butjeactually drives through the half-dozen ltdswiftly, and then rubs his hands, like one rdfor more work. White Against Frsnkel Some time smcc In the Thirty-ninth Independent Rep can Club. m. Thirty-ninth Deceiving the The Fresno Republican hasCountry Press warned the country papers ofthe state against a line of in-nocuous looking political stuff that was going

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Francisco, April 22, 1910. THECALIFOHNIA WEEKLY: 345 POLITICAL TABLE TALK-Continued tted against him is one Julius Frankel, or-nization through and through, a man whos been known to express the opinion that■etrack ganihling should not be the subjectlegislation; that such evils should be leftadjust themselves without interference. HeII have the influence of the railroad push and■ saloon, the twain being one flesh. Consc-Intly, the result of this contest at the pri-,ry will be the taking of the moral measurethe Thirty-ninth assembly district. The con-t will be watched with much interest. Mr.Iiite has enough signatures to his nominationpers already, but he will not lile them forlie days for the reason tiiat he desires ater distrilnition of signatures tlian yet ob-ned. J. 1.. White is tiic right man for thatce. mowers, pitchforks and whatever else comeshandy with which to fight State Treasurer Wil-liams. He has had the effrontery to insist thatthey work on the cai)itol grounds, full t

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