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The Ancestry of General Grant, and their contemporaries

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The Ancestry of General Grant, and their contemporaries

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Table of Contents

Part I.— Biographies.
Chapter I. Matthew Grant — The Clan of Grants — Rev. John White — The Mary and John — Settlement of Dorchester — Roger Clap — The First House in Connecticut — Settlement of Windsor — Matthew Grant as Surveyor and Town Clerk — The Woodbridge Controversy — The Simsbury Boundary Line — Mr. Joseph Loomis — Mr. William Phelps — The Palazado Plot — Captain John Mason — King Philip's War — Captain Samuel Marshall — The Wept of Wish-ton-wish — Matthew Grant's Decease.
Chapter II. Samuel Grant, Senior — A Church Member — A Bound-Goer — Settlement of East Windsor — Samuel Grant, Junior — The Minor Family — The Grants Church-Members — Biblical Names — Noah Grant, Senior — Martha Huntington of Norwich — The Settlement of Tolland — The Allotment at Tolland — The Petition of the Tolland Pioneers — The Rev. Mr. Steel Ordained — Lieut. Peter Buell,— The Buell Family
Chapter III. Captain Noah Grant of the French and Indian War — Susannah Delano — The Crown Point Expedition — Captain Israel Putnam — Fort Lyman rebuilt — A Scouting Party — Defeat of Dieskau — -Overseer of Masons — Pay-Roll and General Account — Honors from the Connecticut Assembly — Lieut. John Stark — A New Campaign — Scouting Parties — Death of Captain Grant — Death of Lieut. Solomon Grant,— Captain Noah Grant of the Revolution — Evidence of Descent from Matthew Grant — The Lexington Alarm — Lieut. Jesse Grant — Ratio of Troops from the Colonies — Removal to Pennsylvania — The Connecticut Reserve — The Indians — Wild Beasts — Gov. Huntington — General St. Clair — Captain Grant's Declining Years
Chapter IV. Jesse Root Grant — Judge Root — Miss Hannah Simpson — Point Pleasant — Birth-place of a President — Georgetown — Business at Galena — Residence at Covington, Kentucky — Secret of his Success — Mr. Grant as a Poet — General Ulysses Simpson Grant,— Difficulties about a Name — Scriptural Names — Anecdotes — Served through all the Grades — General Scott — Views of Professor Mahan
Part II— Miscellaneous Papers.
1. The Clan of Grants — Gregory de Grant — The Strathspey Grants — Castle Urquahart — A Lowland Poet —The War-Cries,— The Grant Tartan — The Bard — The Seafield Arms — Castle Grant — Grantown — Earl of Seafield — Baron Glenelg — Major-General James Grant
2. The Grant Homestead — Title to the Homestead — The Old House — The Windsor Homesteads — The Loomis and Hayden Homesteads — The Stuyvesant and Beekman Estates in New York
3. The Dorchester Records — First Entry of Matthew Grant's Name — "Rayles" for "Cowes."
4. Matthew Grant's Record — His Family — Susannah Rockwell — The Rockwell Family
5. Matthew Grant's Rules for Measuring Land — "Runing upon a Poynt," — Three Poyntes."
6. The Constitutions of 1638 and 1650 — The Preamble of 1638 — "Schooles, — Roger Ludlow the Law-Maker — The oldest American Constitution
7. The Freemen of 1669 — Governor Bissell — The Ellsworth Family — Chief Justice Ellsworth — The Eno Family — John Fitch, the Inventor of Steamboats — The Griswold Family — Governors Matthew and Roger Griswold — The Hayden Family — The Holcombe Family — The Loomis Family — The Marshall Family — The Mather Family — The Owen Family — The Pettibone Family — The Phelps Family — The Stiles Family — The Wolcott Family — Governor Roger Wolcott — The two Governors Oliver Wolcott
8. Persecutions of the Puritans in England — Dr. Leighton, a Scotch Preacher — The Whipping, the Pillory, the Knife, the Brand — Mr. William Prynne, Barrister
9. The Last Will and Testament of Matthew Grant,- Witnesses John Loomis and Thomas Dibble
10. Captain Noah Grant's Muster Roll — 'Prince, Negro — Jupiter, Negro.'
11. Lieut. Solomon Grant of the French and Indian War,- Lieut. John Levens — A Scout towards Hoosuc — 'Captivated'" — Death of Lieutenant Grant — His Coventry Estate
The Will of Lieutenant Solomon Grant — 'My Well- Beloved Brother Noah Grant.'
13. The Delano Family — Philip de La Noye — Jonathan Delano — The Iron-Armed
14. Genealogy of General Grant — An Extract from Edward Everett — John Porter, of Windsor — Captain Roswell Grant of the Revolution — Hon. Columbus
Delano,— The Title of General
The Inaugural Address of President Grant
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