History Of The "Old High School" 1828-1840
by Charles Wells Chapin

before. He made another voyage to Para, and thence went to Manaos, 1000 miles further up the Amazon, for the purpose of establishing a branch for a rubber-house of Boston in the heart of the rubber country. After remaining there more than two years he returned home in June, 1882, and has since lived quietly with his family in Dorchester, whither he moved from Springfield in 1843.
        For two or three years past Capt. Emery had been president of the Boston Marine Society, composed almost entirely of old ship-masters, to which he devoted much time and attention, and in which he was associated with his old friend, Capt. Robert Forbes, who died recently in Boston. Capt. Emery's rugged, strong, kindly face will be sadly missed by his many friends here and in Boston. He was a typical sea captain of the old merchant service, that fast vanishing class of fine old men, who delight in recalling the memories of the old days when they sailed the high seas, before steam had supplanted the slow sailing ships.
        Captain Emery leaves a wife, who came from Exeter, N. H., two sons, clergymen in the Episcopal church, and six daughters. He died at his home, Dorchester, Mass., January 3, 1890, at the age Of 73.

        ARTEMAS BIGELOW. — In 1838 botanized in Alabama; 1839 visited Texas. In 1839-41 botanized and geologized in Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, and New York. In 1842-43 studied law. In 1844-49 engaged in farming. In 1849-52 botanized and geologized in Alabama. In 1852-56 teacher of natural sciences, Wesleyan Seminary, Newark, N. J. In 1858 superintendent of Passaic Chemical Works, N. J. In 1862 erected chemical works on the Hudson, near Fort Lee. In 1869 taught in Farrand's Collegiate School. Erected for Baltimore Copper Company works for the manufacture of sulphuric acid. Teacher of Latin and Greek in Harrison's Polytechnic School, New York city. In 1881 manufacturer of chemicals, Newark, N. J.

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