The Essex Institute Historical Collections, Vol. 44 (Classic Reprint)

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The stranger who wanders through Harmony Grove Cemetery, as he approaches our Soldiers' Monument on his way to the grave of the last of Washington's Life-Guardsmen, finds himself confronted with a heavy granite cenotaph. It is simple and dignified in design and bears upon its base a single name. About it are clustered marble gravestones reared in memory of members of one of the old commercial families of the town. These memorials testify to strong family ties, for they were placed here by a last survivor to commemorate her kin, though their ashes are scattered far and wide. On these stones we read that Frederick Gamaliel Ward, the father, lies buried at Laurel Hill in San Francisco, - that Elizabeth Colburn Ward, his wife, rests here beside their daughters, Elizabeth Colburn and Mary Louisa Ward, - and that Henry Gamaliel Ward, a son, lies buried at White Plains near New York, while the remains of a nephew, Stephen Ward Burchmore of Hartford, who earned some local reputation as a writer, have been brought here for burial.

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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****. Excerpt from The Essex Institute Historical Collections, Vol. 44 The granite monument bears the name of Frederick Townsend Ward, another son, but it does not mark his grave. His ashes rest in alien soil, consecrated with the strange rites of oriental sepulture, and at sung-kiang in China, with the recurring solemnities of each new year, incense rises over them from the garden of a temple dedi cated to Confucius thousands of years ago. It is the pur pose of this paper to trace the unique career of the Salem school-boy who left home to wrest favors from fortune, and, a stranger in a strange land, without influence, means or military education, to become, not many years later, a trusted general officer in the Imperial Army and Navy of China, destined to die in battle, at the age of thirty, a Mandarin of high rank and wealth, married to the daughter of a Mandarin of high rank and wealth, for the repose of whose soul pagan rites and posthumous honors were de creed, such as are rarely accorded to the manes of a native hero, and never before fell to the lot of one of western blood. Frederick Townsend Ward was born in Salem, Novem ber 29, 1831, possibly in a fine, old, pie-revolutionary, wooden house in which his parents seem at one time to have been domiciled, and which is still standing just, be low Monroe Street and the Public Library on the north side of Essex Street. He was their first child, and they were very young. His father, Frederick Gamaliel Ward, a Salem ship-master and, later, a ship-broker and merchant in New York City, was barely twenty-one when he mar ried Elizabeth Colburn Spencer, a girl of nineteen, both of them tracing back for generations their Salem lineage. The mother seems to have had literary leanings, and to have spiced her correspondence with graceful bits of verse. The Institute has miniature paintings of both of them. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781331934493

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Book Description Forgotten Books, 2017. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Language: English . Brand New Book ***** Print on Demand *****.Excerpt from The Essex Institute Historical Collections, Vol. 44 The granite monument bears the name of Frederick Townsend Ward, another son, but it does not mark his grave. His ashes rest in alien soil, consecrated with the strange rites of oriental sepulture, and at sung-kiang in China, with the recurring solemnities of each new year, incense rises over them from the garden of a temple dedi cated to Confucius thousands of years ago. It is the pur pose of this paper to trace the unique career of the Salem school-boy who left home to wrest favors from fortune, and, a stranger in a strange land, without influence, means or military education, to become, not many years later, a trusted general officer in the Imperial Army and Navy of China, destined to die in battle, at the age of thirty, a Mandarin of high rank and wealth, married to the daughter of a Mandarin of high rank and wealth, for the repose of whose soul pagan rites and posthumous honors were de creed, such as are rarely accorded to the manes of a native hero, and never before fell to the lot of one of western blood. Frederick Townsend Ward was born in Salem, Novem ber 29, 1831, possibly in a fine, old, pie-revolutionary, wooden house in which his parents seem at one time to have been domiciled, and which is still standing just, be low Monroe Street and the Public Library on the north side of Essex Street. He was their first child, and they were very young. His father, Frederick Gamaliel Ward, a Salem ship-master and, later, a ship-broker and merchant in New York City, was barely twenty-one when he mar ried Elizabeth Colburn Spencer, a girl of nineteen, both of them tracing back for generations their Salem lineage. The mother seems to have had literary leanings, and to have spiced her correspondence with graceful bits of verse. The Institute has miniature paintings of both of them. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Bookseller Inventory # AAV9781331934493

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