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  Leslie biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Leslie's abilities were quickly noticed by the Principal of the University who arranged a scholarship to enable Leslie to continue his studies.
After Leslie's election the Edinburgh moderates, determined to oust Leslie, took the affair to the general assembly of the Church of Scotland, its highest forum, which decided in May 1805 by the narrow majority of 96 to 84 that the affair be dropped and Leslie be left undeposed from his mathematics chair.
Leslie, who owned a townhouse in Edinburgh with fine library and beautiful paintings, purchased in addition an estate at Coates which is east of Largo, set back from the Fife coast but with a fine view over the Firth of Forth.
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Biographies/Leslie.html   (1699 words)

 Beach Blanket Breakup by Robert Lanzone
Anyway, I was on the rebound from my divorce and Leslie caught my eye at the party with her deep bronze skin, sort of like the color of an ancient Hindu deity statue.
Her dark tan was maintained in a tanning salon bed during the off-season and I found her laughter index went up in direct proportion to the social stratum of the company we kept.
Granted I was lonely after the breakup of my marriage and Leslie was great between the sheets, but she possessed the same social climbing attitude my ex-wife had, which nearly led me to ruin.
www.robertlanzone.com /ShortStories/BeachBlanketBreakup   (1455 words)

 CNN.com - Martha Stewart: I cheated no one - Jul 17, 2004
During the sentencing Robert Morvillo, Stewart's lead trial attorney, asked that if Stewart eventually does go to prison, she be sent to a federal facility in Danbury, Conn. Judge Cedarbaum said she would refer the matter to the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
The Stewart case is one of a number of criminal indictments that prosecutors have brought against corporate executives in recent years.
As for Stewart, "the judge probably felt that, given the loss of status and the impact on her business, that this punishment was fair and just," said Stanley Twardy Jr., a former Connecticut U.S. attorney.
edition.cnn.com /2004/BUSINESS/07/17/martha.stewart   (1418 words)

 Robert Tannahill - 'LIFE OF TANNAHILL' - (1875)
ROBERT TANNAHILL, according to the memorandum note-book of his father and register of baptisms for the Burgh Parish of Paisley, was the fifth child and fourth son of his parents, and was born between the hours of nine and ten o'clock in the morning of June 3rd, 1774.
Robert was sent to school when about six years of age, and he continued for several years to receive the usual instruction taught in English schools to the children of parents moving in their position.
Robert Tannahill being brought up with his father and two elder brothers, who were all weavers before him, and the weaving shop and dwelling house being a but and ben, he would occasionally try his hand at the shuttle, and very naturally and early took to the weaving.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/lennich/tannabio.htm   (12802 words)

 Methvin Online: Lord Methven
Henry Stewart was born about the year 1495, the second son of Andrew, Lord Avandale and Margaret the daughter of John, the second Lord Kennedy of Blairquhan.
Henry married first Lady Leslie and had a child, John Stewart, who was the Master of Methven, and had received a pardon for "holding heretical opinions".
Charters were given to Lord Methven and Jonet Stewart his wife, lands of Gorthy, June 5th, 1545, to him and his wife, of the Lordship of Methven, February 18, 1547-48, and to him, Lady Janet Stewart and Henry his son, of the same lordship and the lands of Gorthy, October 10, 1551.
www.tmethvin.com /methvin/hstewart.html   (920 words)

 Robert Stewart - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Members of the House of Stewart, rulers of Scotland
Robert Stewart, Forres, Scotland, father of Donald Martin Stewart.
Robert "Uncle Bob" Stewart, founder of Philippine television network, GMA Network.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Robert_Stewart   (101 words)

 Space Shuttle - Related Items - MSN Encarta
Buchli, James F. Cenker, Robert J. Chang-Díaz, Franklin R. Cleave, Mary Louise
Ockels, Wubbo J. Onizuka, Ellison S. Overmyer, Robert Franklyn
Stewart flew as a mission specialist aboard two space shuttle missions and was...
encarta.msn.com /related_761580679_6.81/Stewart_Robert_Lee.html   (103 words)

 D.K. Stewart Profile, October 2004
Stewart and his cohorts were smart enough to know that if their live performances had won them such ardent fans, any recording they created should attempt to duplicate that same feel rather than mask it with an over-thought, overdubbed studio sheen.
In Stewart's opinion, "That was kind of our start as professional, hard-working musicians, and we were discovering that this was work, you had to be disciplined and patient, and just play through this stuff and let the soloist go." For Stewart, playing with these living legends cemented his musical destiny.
Stewart stayed with the band for two years, touring up and down the West coast, until he finally grew disenchanted with the changing musical direction of the group and left in 1979.
cascadeblues.org /NWBlues/DKStewart/stewart_dk-0410profile.htm   (3853 words)

 John Robert Jenkins #4668 Family
Cleveland, Liberty, TX John Robert Jenkins is the son of Owen Jenkins and Adaline Mann.
John Robert and his cousin, William James Jenkins married sisters, Ellen Nora and Florence Johnson, respectively, in a double ceremony.
Leslie Warren married (1) Annie Jane Benge, (2) Pearl Angeline May. Annie Jane is buried alongside Leslie in Brookside Mem.
www.zianet.com /brantner/johnrobertjenkins4668.html   (175 words)

 The Executioners List (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Willis, (also known as Leslie James) was executed on her 44th birthday for the murder of a day old baby whom she had agreed to look after for £6.00 paid to her by its unmarried mother.
Robert Leslie Stewart from Edinburgh 1918 - 1988.
Robert Leslie Stewart (1918-1988), from Edinburgh, was one of the last executioners, officiating between 1950 and 1964.
weldgen.tripod.com.cob-web.org:8888 /crime-and-punishment/id4.html   (6949 words)

 John Q. Stewart Papers
Beginning in 1946, Stewart became interested in social physics, a field inaugurated by the astronomer Edmund Halley in 1693 which demonstrates the use of physical laws in the realm of the social sciences.
Stewart was a prolific writer of articles documenting his investigations in the areas of astronomy, astrophysics, cartography, demography, demography in relation to geography, gyromagnetic effect, hurricanes, ionized gases, lunar craters, meteorology, navigational methods, philosophy of science, physics, sociology, solar eclipses, space travel, speech and hearing, stellar atmospheres, sunspots, and weather cycles.
Their son, John Westcott Stewart, was born 15 November 1926, and followed his father's path to become an associate professor of physics at the University of Virginia.
libweb.princeton.edu /libraries/firestone/rbsc/aids/stewart-john.html   (2356 words)

 Robert Leslie   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John Leslie, who runs this nursery (also known as Holly House Nurseries), in partnership with Alan Stewart, specialises in hardy nursery stock and garden plants.
It is an established family business which came to fruition when John’s grandfather bought the site in 1908 when it was a rough area divided into three separate fields.
Robert Leslie and Sons, 401 Durdar Road, Carlisle, Cumbria, is open Saturdays to Thursdays.
www.arcadian-archives.com /leslies.htm   (353 words)

 Walter Stewart Clan - House of Walter Jr.
At least one of them is known to have died of tuberculosis; the compelling conclusion is that all four contracted the disease as children in their parents’ household and died of its effects in early adulthood.
Ella Stewart, born in 1879, was the eighth child of James Lewers Stewart and Mary Louise Chamblin.
Samuel Converse Stewart was the youngest child of Samuel Dixon Stewart and Esther Catherine Templeton of Liberty, SC.
www.walterstewart.org /walter_jr/walter_jr.htm   (8987 words)

 Robert Christgau: Against Interpretation: Rod Stewart: Stardust . . . The Great American Songbook Vol. III
In a time when rockers are finally middle-aged enough to fulfill the dire prophecy that they'd be better off with their parents' music, Stewart once again does it right.
Most important, Rod Stewart doesn't "interpret" these songs--doesn't "illuminate the nuances of the Gershwins, Rodgers and Hart or Hoagy Carmichael." Not the emotional nuances, always tricky business, nor the musical nuances.
From Dylan to Hendrix to "Maggie May" to Elton John, Stewart was long a connoisseur of this mainstream, and one might argue that his songbooks are a reproach to its current desiccation.
www.robertchristgau.com /xg/rock/stewart-04.php   (743 words)

 Robert Stack 1919 - 2003 at tedstrong.com
Robert Stack, 84, a flinty film actor who became an icon of law-and-order television programs such as "The Untouchables" and "Unsolved Mysteries," was found dead Wednesday at his Los Angeles-area home.
He showed dramatic promise as the young and very blond Nazi sympathizer in "The Mortal Storm" (1940) with James Stewart and comic flair as the Polish flier who woos married Carole Lombard in "To Be or Not to Be" (1942).
Similarly to other rugged 1950s leading men such as Leslie Nielsen and Lloyd Bridges who later lampooned their screen images, Stack appeared in such films as "Airplane!" (1980) and "Caddyshack II" (1988).
www.tedstrong.com /robert-stack.shtml   (594 words)

 Leslie (print-only)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
He wanted to rectify this by teaching mathematics courses specially tailored for his physics students, but the University of Edinburgh senate prevented him from giving such courses since these topics were deemed the responsibility of the professor of mathematics.
Leslie was elected a fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh in 1807, a Corresponding Member of the French Academy of Sciences in 1820, and was knighted in 1832.
Leslie is described in [2] in colourful terms:-
www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk /~history/Printonly/Leslie.html   (1702 words)

 Select Search of Faculty
Leslie A. Krushel - Mechanisms, regulation, and function of protein synthesis in the nervous system.
Robert C. Murphy - Leukotrienes and platelet activating factor; lipid mediators of cellular response, using biochemical mass spectrometry.
Robert I. Scheinman - Regulation of gene expression focusing on basic mechanisms of transcription, apoptosis, immune tolerance, inflammatory diseases, and autoimmunity.
www2.uchsc.edu /pharm/SearchFaculty2.asp   (495 words)

 The Leslies of Newark
He was the fifth son of Sir Patrick Leslie of Pitcairly, Commendator of Lindores by his wife, Jean, daughter of Robert Stewart, Earl of Orkney.
Like Alexander Leslie and others of his countrymen who were engaged in military services on the Continent, he returned home when hostilities were impending between the English Court and his countrymen, and was appointed Major-General of the forces which the Committee of Estates sent to the assistance of the English Parliament in January, 1644.
In this emergency, David Leslie was recalled with the Scottish cavalry from the siege of Hereford to the assistance of the Estates, and, by a rapid and skilful movement, he surprised and defeated Montrose at Philiphaugh, near Selkirk, 12th September, 1645.
www.electricscotland.com /webclans/families/leslies_newark.htm   (627 words)

 Robert Adair - pafg55.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Rufus Vernon WEAVER (Rufus Barton WEAVER, William Russell WEAVER, Jesse Mercer WEAVER, Susannah JONES, Elizabeth "Betsey" ADAIR, James S. Joseph Alexander, Thomas, Alexander, Jean, Robert, William, Ninian, William, Ninian, Alexander, William, Niegello, Robert FitzGerald de) was born on 13 Oct 1909 in Falls, TX.
Mary Eunice WEAVER (Franklin Adolphus WEAVER, Seaton David WEAVER, Isaac Suttles WEAVER, Susannah JONES, Elizabeth "Betsey" ADAIR, James S. Joseph Alexander, Thomas, Alexander, Jean, Robert, William, Ninian, William, Ninian, Alexander, William, Niegello, Robert FitzGerald de) was born on 1 Oct 1891 in Louina, Randolph, AL.
William Stewart WEAVER (Hardy Othniel WEAVER, Gustavus Franklin WEAVER, Isaac Suttles WEAVER, Susannah JONES, Elizabeth "Betsey" ADAIR, James S. Joseph Alexander, Thomas, Alexander, Jean, Robert, William, Ninian, William, Ninian, Alexander, William, Niegello, Robert FitzGerald de) was born on 10 Sep 1910 in Thurber, Erath, TX.
home.comcast.net /~teresitaweaver/robertada/pafg55.htm   (1065 words)

 Robert Leslie Stewart (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Robert Leslie Stewart is one of the topics in focus at Global Oneness.
Hanging has been used as punishment throughout history; it is known to have been invented and used by the Persian Empire.
The term "hanging" is the focus of a famous bit of grammatical trivia.
www.experiencefestival.com.cob-web.org:8888 /robert_leslie_stewart   (790 words)

 Press Information: Robert Wilson Audio/Visual Collection
The archive documents the theatrical and operatic work of Robert Wilson, who has been widely heralded over the last 30 years as one of the most significant and influential creative forces staging productions throughout the world.
Patrick Hoffman, Director of the Theatre on Film and Tape Archive (TOFT), has remarked, “It is entirely appropriate that the Robert Wilson Audio/Visual Collection become a part of the rich theater heritage preserved by TOFT and housed here at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center.
An essential resource for everyone with an interest in the performing arts -- whether professional or amateur -- the Library is known particularly for its prodigious collections of non-book materials such as historic recordings, videotapes, autograph manuscripts, correspondence, sheet music, stage designs, press clippings, programs, posters, and photographs.
www.nypl.org /press/2003/robertwilson.cfm   (1098 words)

 Prominent Men - History of Lake County - Online Historical Archives - HMCA,Inc.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Their children are: Vivien Louise, Leslie Stewart and Mabel Elizabeth.
Born in Canton, Massachusetts, October 4, 1838; son of Robert and Elizabeth (Kennedy) Pollock; came with parents to Illinois in 1839, and located two miles north of Millburn.
James Pollock was raised on the home farm, where he remained until forty years of age, since which time he has been engaged in his present business.
www.hmca-il.org /k2men.htm   (1574 words)

 Home Page Windmill
THE STEWART-FAMILY.NET is a site from the Stewarts of Bisbee, Arizona (a small copper mining town in the southeast corner of Arizona) where Mary Leota Studley and James Sinclair Stewart were married and continued the Stewart Family Tradition.
This site and its information is primarily the works of Robert Leslie Stewart, the third oldest child of Mary Leota and James Sinclair Stewart.
The format and preparation of this site and its genealogical content are presented by Richard Allen Stewart, the fourth child of Robert Leslie Stewart and Virginia May Hannon-Stewart.
www.stewart-family.net   (140 words)

 Hanging (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
As a form of judicial execution in England, Hanging is thought to date from the Saxon period, circa AD 400.
Records of the names of British hangmen begin with Thomas de Warblynton in the 1360s; complete Records extend from the 1500s to the last hangmen, Robert Leslie Stewart and Harry Allen, who conducted the last British executions in 1964.
Early methods of Hanging simply involved a hangman's noose on a rope placed around the victim's neck, with the loose end thrown over or tied to a tree branch; the hangman then drew up the criminal, who slowly strangled.
hanging.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (1147 words)

 Names Index Page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Stewart, John Oscar (3 OCT 1916-29 MAR 1970)
Stewart, Robert Leslie (9 MAR 1898-21 OCT 1960)
Stewart, William Oscar (11 NOV 1877-3 JUN 1934)
www.fdu.com /family/tree/names14.htm   (637 words)

 Robert Benchley's Hollywood Short Subjects
Robert Benchley & The Knights of the Algonquin reviewed by Gordon Ernst, Director, Robert Benchley Society and author of Robert Benchley: An Annotated Bibliography -- This collection contains the following Benchley shorts:
The two shorts from 1928 are interesting for their historical significance (and for preserving two of Benchley's best known routines), but the print for The Treasurer's Report has specks of lint in it which obscure the picture for at least half of its 10 minute running time.
Robert Benchley, Joyce Compton, John Butler, Eddie Acuff, Diane Cock
www.robertbenchley.org /sob/shorts.htm   (735 words)

 John Joseph Stewart/Florine Wells   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Born: 23 MAR 1868 at: Coweta County, GA Married: at: Died: 19 MAY 1946 at: Cleveland Co. AK Father:Thomas Hemphill Stewart Mother:Susan Adelaide Leslie Other Spouses:
Born: 29 AUG 1877 at: Died: 21 OCT 1960 at: Cleveland Co. AK Father: Mother: Other Spouses:
Name: Robert Leslie Stewart Born: 9 MAR 1898 at: Married: at: Died: 21 OCT 1960 at: Cleveland Co. AK Spouses: Mayonia Wiley
www.fdu.com /family/tree/fam01918.htm   (125 words)

 Hang19 (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
At her trial Allen told the court that the old woman got on her nerves so she had beaten her to death with a hammer.
6: Leslie Green was hanged on the 23 December 1952 at Winsom Green Prison for the brutal murder of Mrs Alice Wiltshaw.
Her body was found by her husband Mr Cuthbert Wiltshaw who came home from work to find his sixty two year old wife lying in a pool of blood in the kitchen.
www.real-crime.co.uk.cob-web.org:8888 /Murder1/HANG19.HTML   (5503 words)

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