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Book: The History of New Salem Academy 1913-1995

Book: The History of New Salem Academy 1913-1995

McGinnis, Eleanor and Steven Blinder. The History of New Salem Academy 1913-1995. In 1795 an act for the establishment of an academy in the town of New Salem by the name of New Salem Academy was passed by the Massachusetts House of Representatives. The Academy was established for the purpose of “promoting piety, religion, and morality…and in such of the liberal arts and sciences as the Trustees shall direct.” One of the founding trustees was John Goldsbury, Esq. The following topics are govered: 1795-1913, 1913-1968, 1968-Present, Buildings and Property, Anecdotes, Board of Trustees, Headmasters, Teachers, Students, World Wars, Houlton, ME.

Located in left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-08-12

Book - Jolly Good Times at Hackmatack

Smith, Mary P. Wells. Jolly Good Times at Hackmatack; Boston, Roberts Brothers; 1892. First Edition.

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Year (or year range): 
1892
Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-08-12

Executive Papers, Issue 6, Summer 2009.

Executive Papers, A Publication of The Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of America. Issue 6, Summer 2009.
Issue includes:
- Message from the President
- Officer Reports
- Propositi for Membership (see Issue 1)
- Ahnentafels for Michelle LaVaugn Robinson (wife of Barack Obama), Lucretia Rudolph (wife of James Garfield), Mary Arthur (sister of Chester Arthur and White House hostess), Rose Elizabeth Cleveland (sister of Grover Cleveland and White House hostess prior to Cleveland’s marriage), Frances Folsom (wife of Grover Cleveland), Caroline Scott (wife of Benjamin Harrison), Ida Saxton (wife of William McKinley)
- Revisions to prior issues
- Several pages of diagrams showing how featured Presidents and First Ladies are related to other Presidents and First Ladies
- Presidential Trivia
- Alaska Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Statehood
- Ahnentafels for Barack Obama, James Garfield, Chester Arthur, Grover Cleveland, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley.
- Interesting Kinships
- The Assassination of President Garfield
- 2003 Exhumation and Reinterment of Samuel Huntington (4th President of the Continental Congress and 1st President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled) and his wife, Martha Devotion Huntington
- Minutes of Order’s Meetings
- List of membership including Lois Goldsbury Macy with ties to John Adams, John Quincy Adams, William Howard Taft, George Herbert Walker Bush, George W. Bush, (John) Calvin Coolidge, Richard Milhous Nixon, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Frances Folsom Cleveland, Nancy Davis Reagan, Elizabeth Wallace Truman, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Millard Fillmore, Martha Devotion Huntington, Rebecca Call Gorham, Jane Means Appleton Pierce, Lou Henry Hoover, Sanford Ballard Dole
- Necrology of Order

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Executive Papers, Issue 5, Summer 2008.

Executive Papers, A Publication of The Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of America. Issue 5, Summer 2008.
Issue includes:
- Message from the President of the Order
- Officer Reports
- Propositi for Membership (see Issue 1)
- Ahnentafels for Anna Prentice Cate (wife of Sanford Ballard Dole); Elizabeth Meigs (wife of Thomas Chittenden); Mary Fay (1st wife of Moses Robinson); Harriet Rebecca Lane (niece of James Buchanan and his White House hostess); Mary Ann Todd (wife of Abraham Lincoln); Eliza McCardle (wife of Andrew Johnson); Julia Boggs Dent (wife of Ulysses S. Grant); Lucy Ware Webb (wife of Rutherford B. Hayes).
- Revision to prior issues
- Several pages of diagrams showing how featured Presidents and First Ladies are related to other Presidents and First Ladies
- Ahnentafels for Sandord Ballard Dole, President of the Republic of Hawaii; Thomas Chittenden, 1st President of the Vermont Republic; Moses Robinson, 2nd President of the Vermont Republic; James Buchanan; Abraham Lincoln (included is an essay “Lincoln’s Eyes”); Andrew Johnson; Ulysses Simpson Grant; Rutherford B. Hayes.
- History Lesson in Brief: The Presidential Signers of the Declaration of Independence
- First Ladies and Their Special Projects: from Martha Washington and her concern for American Revolutionary veterans to Laura Bush and her efforts to promote reading and early childhood education.
- Presidential and First Lady Trivia
- Minutes of the Order’s meetings
- List of membership including Lois Goldsbury Macy who has ties to John Adams, John Quincy Adams, William Howard Taft, George Herbert Walker Bush, George W. Bush, (John) Calvin Coolidge, Richard Milhous Nixon, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Frances Folsom Cleveland, Nancy Davis Reagan, Elizabeth Wallace Truman, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Millard Fillmore, Martha Devotion Huntington, Rebecca Call Gorham
- Necrology of Order

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Executive Papers, Issue 4, Autumn 2007

Executive Papers, A Publication of The Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of America. Issue 4, Autumn 2007.
Issue includes:
- Message from the President of the Order
- Officer Reports
- Propositi for Membership (refer to Issue 1)
- Ahnentafels for Emily Tennessee Donelson (niece of Andrew Jackson and White House hostess for Andrew Jackson); (Sarah) Angelica Singleton (daughter-in-law of Martin VanBuren and his hostess at the White House); Anna Tuthill Symmes (wife of William Henry Harrison); Letitia Christian (1st wife of John Tyler); Julia Gardiner (2nd wife of John Tyler); Sarah Childress (wife of James Polk); Margaret Mackall Smith (wife of Zachary Taylor); Abigail Powers (1st wife of Millard Fillmore); Jane Means Appleton (wife of Franklin Pierce).
- Presidential and First Lady Trivia
- Philately and the First Ladies
- Revisions to prior issues
- Several pages of diagrams showing how featured Presidents and First Ladies are related to other Presidents and First Ladies.
- Ahnentafels for Andrew Jackson, Martin VanBuren, Willaim Henry Harrison, John Tyler, James Polk, Zachary Taylor, Millard Fillmore (included is an essay “Will Millard Fillmore ever get his due?”), Franklin Pierce.
- History Lesson in brief - Understanding the Gregorian Calendar
- Curious coincidences between Abraham Lincoln and John Kennedy
- A listing of kinships between Presidents and their respective First Ladies
- Minutes of Order meetings. The 4th Annual White House dinner in honor of Theodore Roosevelt and John Jay was cancelled for lack of interest and attendance. However, articles on Theodore Roosevelt and John Jay are included. The 5th Annual White House dinner was held June 23, 2007 at Williamstown, Virginia in celebration of the quadricentennial anniversary of the landing of the first settlers of Jamestown and also honored the first President of the Continental Congress, Peyton Randolph.
- A brief tribute to Jamestown
- The First Continental Congress, 1774
- Necrology of Order
- List of membership (one of which is Lois Goldsbury Macy with ties to John Adams, John Quincy Adams, William Howard Taft, George Herbert Walker Bush, George W. Bush, (John Calvin Coolidge, Richard Milhous Nixon, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Frances Folsom Cleveland, Nancy (Davis) Reagan, Elizabeth (Wallace) Truman, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Millard Fillmore, Martha (Devotion) Huntington, Rebecca (Call) Gorham
- Tribute to Gerald Ford
- Tribute to Claudia Alta “Lady Bird” Johnson

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Executive Papers, Issue 3, Summer 2006.

Executive Papers, A Publication of The Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of America. Issue 3, Summer 2006.
Issue includes:
- Message from President
- Officer Reports
- Propositi for Membership (see Issue 1)
- Ahnentafels for Susan G. Haskell (wife of William Brown Ide, President of the Republic of California); Hannah Este (wife of David Gouverneur Burnet, 1st President of the Republic of Texas); Maragret Moffett Lea (wife of Samuel Rutherford Houston, 2nd and 4th President of the Republic of Texas); Mary (Smith) McCrery (wife of Anson Jones, 5th President of the Republic of Texas); Varina Ann Banks Howell (wife of Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America); Martha (Dandridge) Custis (wife of George Washington); Abigail Smith (wife of John Adams); Martha Jefferson Randolph (White House hostess, daughter of Thomas Jefferson); Dolley (Payne) Todd (wife of James Madison); Elizabeth Forthright (wife of James Monroe); Louisa Catherine Johnson (wife of John Quincy Adams).
- Presidential Trivia
- Revisions to prior issues
- Several pages of diagrams showing how featured Presidents and First Ladies are related to other Presidents and First Ladies
- Ahnentafels on Fulwar Skipwith, President of the Republic of West Florida; David g. Burnet, 1st President of the Republic of Texas; Samuel R. Houston, 2nd and 4th President of the Republic of Texas; Mirabeau B. Lamar, 3rd President of the Republic of Texas; Anson Jones, 5th President of the Republic of Texas; William Brown Ide, President of the Republic of California; Jefferson David, President of the Confederate States of America; George Washington; John Adams; Thomas Jefferson; James Madison; James Monroe; John Quincy Adams; Herbert Hoover.
- History Lesson in Brief: The Jefferson Memorial
-Editor’s essay: Political satire in political cartoons, free speech, civility, and responsible reporting
- Presidential Trivia
- Rhode Island’s Connection to Eleven Presidents and Three First Ladies: Abraham Lincoln, James Garfield, William Howard Taft, Franklin Roosevelt, Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Jimmy Carter, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush., and first ladies Barbara Pierce Bush, Elizabeth Kortright Monroe, and Frances Folsom Cleveland.
- Minutes of meetings of Order and 3rd Annual White House Dinner held at Sherwood Forest, home of President John Tyler. Articles on Sherwood Forest, Indian Fields Tavern (located on John Tyler Memorial Highway) and Berkeley Plantation (claims to fame - built by Benjamin Harrison in1726, “Taps” was composed at Berkeley in 1862 and President William Henry Harrison called Berkeley “home.”
- List of member - one of which is Lois Goldsbury Macy with ties to John Adams, John Quincy Adams, William Howard Taft, Geroge Herbert Walker Bush, George Walker Bush, (John) Calvin Coolidge, Richard Milhous Nixon, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Frances Folsom Cleveland, Nancy Davis Reagan, Elizabeth Wallace Truman, Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt, Millard Fillmore.
- Necrology of Order
- Several supplementary applications

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Executive Papers, Issue 2, Summer 2005.

Executive Papers, A Publication of The Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of America. Issue 2, Summer 2005.
Issue includes:
- Message from the President of the Order
- Officer Reports
- Membership Qualifications (refer to Issue 1)
- Ahnentafels for first ladies Elizabeth Harrison (Mrs. Peyton Randolph), Dorothy Quincy (Mrs. John Hancock), Sarah VanBrugh Livingston (Mrs. John Jay), Martha Devotion (Mrs. Samuel Huntington), Sarah Armitage (Mrs. Thomas McKean), Jane Contee (Mrs. John Hanson), Hannah Stockton (Mrs. Elias Boudinot), Sarah Morris (Mrs. Thomas Mifflin), Anne Gaskins (Mrs. Richard Henry Lee), Rebecca Call (Mrs. Nathaniel Gorham), Phoebe Bayard (Mrs. Arthur St.Clair), Christhena Stuart (Mrs. Cyrus Griffin).
- Corrections to prior issues
- History Lesson - was David Rice Atchison President of the U.S. for one day?
- Ahnentafels of Peyton Randolph 1st President of the Continental Congress of the United Colonies of America; Henry Middlton, 2nd President of the Continental Congress of the United Colonies of America; John Hancock 3rd President of the Continental Congress of the United Colonies of America, 1st President of the Continental Congress of the United States of America, and 7th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Henry Laurens, 2nd President of the Continental Congress of the United States of America; John Jay 3rd President of the Continental Congress of the United States of America, Samuel Hutington 4th President of the Continental Congress of the United States of America and 1st President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Thomas McKean, 2nd President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; John Hanson, 3rd President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Elias Boudinot, 4th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Thomas Mifflin, 5th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Richard Henry Lee, 6th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Nathaniel Gorham, 8th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Arthur St. Clair, 9th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled; Cyrus Griffin, 10th President of the United States of America in Congress Assembled.
- Several pages of charts showing kinships between Pre-and Post-Constitutional Presidents and First Ladies.
- Presidential Trivia
- Philately and the Pre-Constitutional Presidents
- Minutes of meetings of Order and 2nd Annual White House Dinner with focus on President James Buchanan and his home “Wheatland”
- List of members (included in list is Lois Goldsbury Macy with ties to John Adams, John Quincy Adams, William Howard Taft, George Herbert Walker Bush, George Walker Bush, (John) Calvin Coolidge, Richard Milhous Nixon, Franklin Delano Roosevelt
- Necrology of Order
- Short essay on the date October 13, 1792 when the cornerstone of the White House was laid.

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Executive Papers, Issue 1, Summer 2004.

Executive Papers, A Publication of The Hereditary Order of the Families of the Presidents and First Ladies of America. Issue 1, Summer 2004.
- The Hereditary Order was organized on April 6, 2003 by a group of thirteen individuals who could each prove kinship to either an American President or First Lady. Those eligible for membership include those with documented kinship to Presidents and First Ladies of The Continental Congress of the United Colonies of America, The Continental Congress of the United States of America, The United States of America in Congress Assembled, The United States of America under the Constitution of the United States, The Republic of West Florida, The Republic of Texas, The Republic of California, and The Confederate States of America.
The first issue includes:
- A message from the President of the Order
- A short biography on each of the founders of the Order
- First Ladies vs. White House Hostess
- Ahnentafels (ancestral listing) of Frances (Folsum) Cleveland and George Herbert Walker Bush
- Folsum and Bush kinship diagram
- Essay on the question of whether Edith Wilson was in fact America’s first female President
- A brief history of the Republic of West Florida (whose President was Fulwar Skipwith, the republic was in existence 74 days and its flag was “the Bonnie Blue Flag.”)
- Presidential Trivia
- Minutes of the Order’s meetings and of the Order’s first annual White House dinner held at the Gadsby’s Tavern in Alexandria, Virginia
- Listing of Order members (one of which is Lois Goldsbury Macy with ties to John Adams and John Quincy Adams
- Necrology of Order
- Tribute to Ronald Reagan.

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Book - Divided Hearts - Massachusetts Loyalists 1765-1790, A Biographical Directory

Maas, David E. compiler and editor; Divided Hearts - Massachusetts Loyalists 1765-1790, a Biographical Directory, The New England Historical Genealogical Society, Boston, 1980.
On page 65 Goldsbury, Samuel

Book is located left unit, wooden cabinet, room 1a

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28

Book - Supplement to Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700

Sanborn, Melinde Ludz; Supplement to Torrey's New England Marriages Prior to 1700. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore. 1991.

Book located left unit, wooden cabinet, rm 1a

Donated by: 
Lois Goldsbury Macy
Donation date: 
2012-07-28
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