"Upon the site of this building stood the home of Roger Sherman, and near here in 1793 he died, jurist - patriot - statesman, signer of the Bill of Rights, Articles of Confederation, Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States, first Mayor of New Haven, Treasurer of Yale College, and for twenty years a member of Congress -- Washington claimed his friendship and counsel, and was here his guest in 1789 -- to record his great service in the founding and early government of our country, this tablet is placed by the Connecticut society, Sons of the American Revolution, 1904."
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UNION LEAGUE CLUB. Corner Stone Laid with Fitting Ceremonies Yesterday.
"The corner stone of the addition which is being built by the Union league on Chapel street was laid with fitting exercises at 4:30 o'clock yesterday afternoon. Professor W. E. Chandler, treasurer of the club, presented the trowel in a few fitting remarks to President George B. Martin, who, after a few appropriate words, laid the stone."
Republican Wine Bibers and the First Annual Banquet
"There was a little incident in connection with the charity ball in New Haven Monday night that has resulted in a breach between Lynde Harrison, ex-judge of the Court of Common Pleas, and a member of the third house for various interests, and George E. Maltby, member of the Executive Committee of the Republican League… Continue reading Republican Wine Bibers and the First Annual Banquet