Pickering, John

Pickering, John

(?1776–1846) linguist, philologist, attorney; born in Salem, Mass. (son of Timothy Pickering). He graduated from Harvard (1796) and spent several years in Europe with the United States Diplomatic Corps. After returning to Masssachusetts, he practiced law and served in the state senate. He wrote many books and articles on language, including the first collection of American word usages (1816) and a Greek-English dictionary (1st edition, 1826). He was also a leading authority on the languages of North American Indians.
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Guest soloists Susan Nelson, Amy Pickering, John Concepcion and Michael Cavalieri join the chorus and a professional orchestra, under conductor Scott Uddenberg, in works by composers best known for other types of music.
from its former shareholders Kate Badcock, David Charles, Angela Charles, Nigel Pickering, Janet Pickering, John Pettit, Philippa Pettit, Jaqueline Neale, John Harrison, Pamela Harrison, Thomas Estcourt, Sonia Munnelly and David Grogan, the REIT said.
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Pickering, John and Davey admitted conspiracy to defraud while Cainen was found guilty after a trial.
(5.) Pickering, John (2003), "Buddhism, Psychology, and Geopolitics", HAS Newsletter 30(March): 7.
The cheque is handed over by a sporting star and names that support SportsAid include Geoff Miller, Karen Pickering, John McGovern, Willie Thorne and many others from all sporting areas.
ST JAMES ATHLETIC c.1950: Back row from left: Tony Pickering, John Chaffey, Dave Rogers, Maurice Robinson, Rex Taylor.
Martin Pickering, John McGuire Crescent, Ernesford Grange
Alexander Sawyer, Terri McDermott, Nikki McDermott, Daniel Pickering, John Lorraine and Daniel Mills all picked up honours at the international European Judo For All Special Needs event, which featured 207 competitors from 14 countries.
That was when Sunderland's Nick Pickering, John Gregory of QPR, Derek Statham of West Brom and Russell Osman of Ipswich picked up their solitary England caps in a tour that yielded two disinterested draws and a narrow 1-0 win.
Goals from Ally Pickering, John Salako and Paul Telfer changed the game completely.
Coventry expect to field the same squad that won the 2004 Central Masters title who were: Tim Clarke, David Phillips, Brian Borrows, Peter Billing, Michael Gynn, Dave Bennett, Sean Flyn, Ally Pickering, John Williams and Cyrille Regis.