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Life of Amos A. Lawrence

with extracts from his diary and correspondence.

by William Lawrence

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Published by Books for Libraries Press in Freeport, N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Kansas
    • Subjects:
    • Lawrence, Amos Adams, 1814-1886.,
    • Massachusetts -- Politics and government -- 1775-1865.,
    • Kansas -- Politics and government -- 1854-1861.

    • Edition Notes

      Reprint of the 1888 ed.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE415.9.L38 L4 1971
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 289 p.
      Number of Pages289
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5705431M
      ISBN 100836957741
      LC Control Number70154158
      OCLC/WorldCa148055


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FREE Shipping on Due to Pages: Amos Adams Lawrence was born in Boston on 31 Julythe second child of Amos Lawrence and Sarah Richards Lawrence. He had an older brother, William Richards Lawrence, born 3 Maywho married Susan Combs Dana and died in ; and a younger sister, Susanna Lawrence, born 23 Maywho married Reverend Charles Mason and died 2 Dec.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Lawrence, William, Life of Amos A. Lawrence. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin ; Cambridge, Mass.: Riverside Press. Again, Amos Lawrence came to the rescue, digging into his pocket for $10, to make sure Lawrence, Kansas would become the home of the.

Amos (active 8th century B.C.), the first of the literary prophets of ancient Israel, was the author of the biblical book bearing his name. Amos was born in the Judean town of Tekoa, near modern Bethlehem, Israel.

His activities probably took place during the reign of Uzziah, also called Azariah, King of Judah (reigned B.C.), and Jeroboam II. Extracts from the diary and correspondence of the late Amos Lawrence: with a brief account of some incidents in his life.

Contributor Names Lawrence, Amos, Lawrence, William Richards,ed. Created / Published. Amos Lawrence, (22 AprilGroton, Massachusetts – 31 DecemberBoston, Massachusetts) was an American merchant and philanthropist. He was the son of Samuel Lawrence, a Revolutionary War officer, and the founder of Groton Academy (now Lawrence Academy at Groton), where Amos was s: Samuel Lawrence.

Amos Adams Lawrence (J – Aug ), the son of famed philanthropist Amos Lawrence, was a key figure in the United States abolition movement in the years leading up to the Civil War, and instrumental in the establishment of the University of Kansas and Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin.

Biography. Lawrence was born in Groton, Massachusetts and educated at. Amos Lawrence, portrait by Chester Harding, c. ; in the National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.

Courtesy of the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., given in memory of the Rt. Rev. William Lawrence by his children. Name: Amos Lawrence Position: RB Jersey #: 20 Years: Honors: 3rd-team All-America by several magazines in ; ACC Rookie of the Year in ; Named to the year 50 Greatest ACC Players Ever team.

Notable Stats: 4, rushing yards (UNC’s all-time leader); 40 career touchdowns (34 rushing, 6 receiving); career rushing average on attempts, and threw a TD pass in his. Life of Amos A. Lawrence, with extracts from his diary and correspondence by Lawrence, William, Bp., Publication date Topics Lawrence, Amos Adams, Publisher Boston, Houghton, Mifflin Collection library_of_congress; americana Digitizing sponsor Sloan Foundation Contributor The Library of CongressPages: Amos is the first of the prophets to write down the messages he has received.

He has always been admired for the purity of his language, his beauty of diction, and his poetic art. In all these respects he is Isaiah's spiritual progenitor.

What we know of Amos derives solely from the Born: Tekoa. David Herbert Lawrence was an English painter, literary critic, essayist, playwright, poet, and novelist that was born in and died in He was born at Brinsley Colliry to barely literate miner Arthur John Lawrence and teacher Lydia Beardsall.

Lawrence spent much of his childhood in Eastwood, Nottinghamshire, a coalmining town of England. Life of Amos A. Lawrence: With Extracts from His Diary and Correspondence by William Lawrence.

Publication date Publisher Houghton, Mifflin and company Book from the collections of University of Michigan Language English. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by.

An exceptional book about the life in Lawrence, Kansas from to It was remarkable how the role of education was so important throughout the narrative of "Bleeding Kansas." The author would articulate there wasn't that much blood until the Civil War began/5.

The prophet's name, Amos, has been variously explained, and its exact meaning is still a matter of conjecture. LIFE AND TIMES. According to the heading of his book (i,1) Amos was a herdsman of Thecua, a village in the Southern Kingdom, twelve miles south of Jerusalem.

Amos Lawrence, Self: NFL Monday Night Football. Amos Lawrence was born on January 9, in Norfolk, Virginia, : Amos Lawrence.

Amos Adams Lawrence (), son of Amos and Sarah Richards Lawrence, was a prominent merchant, textile manufacturer, and philanthropist. Sarah Elizabeth Appleton(b. ), daughter of William and Mary Anne Cutler Appleton, married Amos Adams Lawrence in Book of Amos Summary We have detailed a brief summary of the Book of Amos for Bible Study or Sunday School lessons.

Definition of a summary: A summary, synopsis or recap is a shortened version of the original. The main purpose of a summary is as a simplification highlighting the major points from the original and much longer version of the subject.

Amos Lawrence. Diary and Correspondence. Publication Date: – First Edition. William R. Lawrence. Condition: Good condition. The pages are have light scattered foxing throughout, with the majority being along the Rating: % positive.

Amos Lawrence was born on January 9, in Norfolk, Virginia, USA. Amos Adams Lawrence (J – Aug ) was the son of famed philanthropist Amos Lawrence. He was educated at Groton Academy (now Lawrence Academy at Groton) and at Harvard College. Born in Groton, Massachusetts, Amos Adams Lawrence was a key figure in the United States abolition movement in the years leading up to the Civil s: Amos Lawrence, Sarah Lawrence.

The Book of Amos - KJV Audio Holy Bible - High Quality and Best Speed - Book 30 - Duration: The Two Preach views. The Book of Amos Amos was a sheepbreeder of Tekoa in Judah, who delivered his oracles in the Northern Kingdom during the prosperous reign of Jeroboam II (– B.C.). He prophesied in Israel at the great cult center of Bethel, from which he was finally expelled by the priest in charge of this royal sanctuary (–17).

Author: Amos identifies the author of the Book of Amos as the Prophet Amos. Date of Writing: The Book of Amos was likely written between and B.C. Purpose of Writing: Amos is a shepherd and a fruit picker from the Judean village of Tekoa when God calls him, even though he lacks an education or a priestly background.

Amos' mission is directed to his neighbor to the north, Israel. The Book of Amos, which is the earliest of the prophetic writings to be preserved in book form, consists of nine chapters.

Not all of the material found in these chapters came from Amos himself. Editors and copyists added comments to the prophet's original oracles that they deemed appropriate in light of events that occurred after his death. Amos was a shepherd in a region called Tekoa, about six miles south of Bethlehem.

Commentaries describe the area as somewhat rugged, rocky, and with sparse grazing fields. Shepherds in that region had to make extensive trips to feed their flocks.

In the book of Amos, we find two uses Amos performed: he kept sheep (Amos ),File Size: KB. ALLEN, Amos Lawrence, a Representative from Maine; born in Waterboro, York County, Maine, Ma ; attended the common schools, Whitestown Seminary, Whitestown, N.Y., and was graduated from Bowdoin College, Brunswick, Maine, in ; studied law at Columbian Law School, Washington, D.C.; was admitted to the bar of York County in but never practiced; served as a.

Lawrence and Company, The Story of Lawrence and Company (Boston: Walton Advertising and Printing Company, ), 3– This short book provides a chronology of Lawrence and Company; from tothe name of the firm and the partners in the firm changed many times.

See also Lawrence, Life of Amos A. Lawrence, – Google ScholarAuthor: Barbara M. Tucker, Kenneth H. Tucker. There are lessons for those left behind; be yourself, work hard, enjoy life, don't take things too seriously, give and help others, you can't take it with you, tell the truth, and never hold a grudge.

Inthe City of Lawrence was founded by settlers sent by the New England Emigrant Aid Company and was named in honor of Amos A. Lawrence. Lawrence made many philanthropic contributions throughout his life including one to help found the University of Kansas.

Amos A. Lawrence was a great uncle to Robert Mason Derby. Amos A. Lawrence School is a safe, just, and caring community and a vibrant learning environment. Technology should be a ubiquitous tool to enhance this environment and help students develop the habits of mind, knowledge and skills needed for life-long learning, as they discover and cultivate a love of learning and a voice for self-expression.Amos 1 The words of Amos, one of the shepherds of Tekoa—the vision he saw concerning Israel two years before the earthquake, when Uzziah was king of Judah and Jeroboam son of Jehoash was king of Israel.

He said: “The LORD roars from Zion and thunders fro Read verse in New International Version.God called Amos to prophesy to Israel, and it seems that he did most of his work at Bethel (Amos ).

Amos was a man of prayer (cf. Amos5) and deep conviction (Amos ff). At one point, Amaziah the priest had commanded Amos to go south to speak his words of doom, yet the prophet answered by a “thus saith Jehovah” (Amos ).File Size: KB.