Mercer Sentence Examples
Under the direction of General Hugh Mercer some American troops reached Richmond on the morning of the 16th of October 1776, and in an engagement which immediately followed they were victorious; but, as they were retreating with their prisoners, British reinforcements arrived and in a second engagement at Fresh Kill (now Green Ridge) they were routed with considerable loss.
Of the former Inns of Chancery attached to these Inns of Court the most noteworthy buildings remaining are those of Staple Inn, of which the timbered and gabled Elizabethan front upon High Holborn is a unique survival of its character in a London thoroughfare; and of Barnard's Inn, occupied by the Mercer's School.
It is on the main line of the Northern Pacific, and on the Minneapolis, St Paul & Sault Ste Marie railways; and steamboats run from here to Mannhaven, Mercer county, and Fort Yates, Morton county.
Stevens industrial school (1905) at Lancaster, hospitals for the treatment of persons injured in the mines, at Ashland (1879), Hazleton (1887) and Shamokin (1907), and cottage hospitals at Blossburg, Connellsville, Mercer and Philipsburg (all 1887).
There are several seaside sanitoriums and hospitals, including the Atlantic City hospital, the Mercer Memorial home, and the Children's Seashore home.Advertisement
His SOn, George Mercer Dawson (1849-1901), was born at Pictou on the 1st of August 1849, and received his education at M ` Gill University and the Royal School of Mines, London, where he had a brilliant career.
Here also are the state normal and model schools (1855), the state library, housed in the capitol, the state school for deaf mutes, the state home for girls, one of the two state hospitals for the insane (opened in 1848), the state arsenal - the building being the old state prison - the state prison (1836), St Francis hospital (1874), Mercer hospital (1892), the William McKinley memorial hospital (1887), the city hospital, two children's day nurseries, the Friends' home, the Union industrial home (for destitute children), the Florence Crittenton home (1895), the indigent widows' and single women's home (1854), the Har Sinai charity society, the home for friendless children, and the society of St Vincent de Paul.
The city is the seat of the Wesleyan female college (1836), which claims to be the first college in the world chartered to grant academic degrees to women; Mercer University (Baptist), which was established in 1833 as Mercer Institute at Penfield, became a university in 1837, was removed to Macon in 1871, and controls Hearn Academy (1839) at Cave Spring and Gibson Mercer Academy (1903) at Bowman; the state academy for the blind (1852), St Stanislaus' College (Jesuit), and Mt de Sales Academy (Roman Catholic) for women.
Other minerals, which are not found in commercial quantities, are lead in the form of galena, in Sussex county; graphite, in the crystalline schistose rocks of the Highlands; molybdenum, in the form of a sulphide, in Sussex county; and barytes in Mercer and Sussex counties.
When the British had gained possession of Philadelphia, in September 1777, their communication between that city and the ocean through the Lower Delaware was obstructed on the New Jersey side by Fort Mercer, commanded by Colonel Christopher Greene, at Red Bank; three battalions of Hessians under Colonel Karl Emil Kurt von Donop attacked the fort on the 22nd of October, but they were repulsed with heavy loss.Advertisement
His disciple Thomas Firmin (1632-1697), mercer and philanthropist, and friend of Tillotson, was weaned to Sabellian views by Stephen Nye (1648-1719), a clergyman.
I marched in the School Band playing the cymbals, aspiring to succeed Mercer who played the big drum beside me.
The England U16 'A ' side includes open side flanker Guy Mercer (King Edwards School and Dorset and Wiltshire ).
Having established who James was I now had to discover how he became a mercer in Chiddingly.
Chadwick Insurance Agency Or heath care had selected a. Firm mercer human of the impact to address this.Advertisement
Hewett married Alice, third daughter of Nicholas Leveson of Halling in Kent, a rich mercer of London and sheriff in 1534.
John Thelwall, the son of a silk mercer, was born in 1764.
On 12 October 1640 Dennis's apprentice mercer, Richard Peirce, was admitted free.
On retiring he joined forces with his ex-Tiger Colleague, Billy Mercer, to run a sports outfitters shop in Hull.
The son of a former Rector of Passenham, John Jenkinson was a silk mercer, linen draper and wool stapler.Advertisement
Featured prominently in the best selling novel and film Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil, the Mercer House was designed for the great grandfather of Johnny Mercer and completed in 1868.
The Center for Sleep Medicine at Capital Health is the largest sleep center in Mercer and Bucks counties and has been providing sleep disorder diagnosis and treatment for over twenty years.
The Snoring & Sleep Apnea Center of Mercer County is located on the Fuld Campus of Capital Health and is fully accredited by the American Academy of Sleep Medicine.
An example would be a character named Maggie Mercer.