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  Salem Poor - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Salem Poor joined the Patriot soldiers in Boston at the oubreak of revolution, to aid them in their fight against the British.
Poor is best remembered today for his actions during the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775 where he is credited with shooting down British Lieutenant Colonel James Abercrombie.
Poor was honored with a stamp in the "Contributors to the Cause" series commemorating the United States Bicentennial in 1975.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Salem_Poor   (479 words)

Poor, Salem (1747-1780) African-American Soldier: Born in Andover.
Massachusetts, Poor, a married freeman, joined the militia at the age of 28.
He fought in the Battle of Bunker Hill, and was the subject of a petition written by fourteen officers and submitted to the Massachusetts legislature in December 1775.
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 Salem Poor - One of the heroes at the Battle of Bunker Hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Salem Poor - One of the heroes at the Battle of Bunker Hill
Salem Poor, One of the Heroes at Bunker Hill
Salem Poor has been credited with killing British Lieutenant-Colonel Abercrombie during the Battle of Bunker Hill, in the redoubt and at the height of combat.
www.celebrateboston.com /sites/poor.htm   (329 words)

 The American Revolution
This hero of the Battle of Bunker Hill is Salem Poor of Andover, Massachusetts.
Although documents show that Poor, along with his regiment and two others, were sent to Bunker Hill to build a fort and other fortifications on the night of June 16, 1775, we have no details about just what Poor did to earn the praise of these officers.
Salem Poor left his wife and child behind in May 1775 and fought for the patriot cause at Bunker Hill, Saratoga, and Monmouth.
www.nps.gov /revwar/about_the_revolution/salem_poor.html   (319 words)

 Encyclopedia: Salem Poor
A stamp is a distinctive mark or impression made upon an object, for instance those made on a piece of paper and used to indicate the prepayment of a fee or tax.
Salem Poor was a free Negro, having been born free.
Poor's valor and intrepidness at the Battle of Bunker Hill caused 14 officers, including Colonel William Prescott, to cite him with heroism and thus petition the General Court of Massachusetts:
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Salem-Poor   (1184 words)

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Salem sits on an old lawn chair outside the abandoned factory, cigarette in one hand and a half-empty bottle of cheap vodka in the other.
Salem watches Merria with all the friendliness of a rabid junkyard dog; even the slight curl of his upper lip reveals a hint of teeth.
I'll be seein' you around, I'm sure." Salem's face twists in drunken anger at the laugh, and he lurches partway to his feet to throw the bottle at her.
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 Salem Poor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Salem Poor was a born a free Black sometime in the early 1750s.
Salem Poor joined the Massachusetts Militia in 1775 and is remembered for his heroic actions at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
Salem Poor went on to fight at White Plains and was with Washington at Valley Forge.
www.multirace.org /firstday/stamp66.htm   (178 words)

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Salem stepped back, unable to focus as he was punched in the face once again by his foe.
Salem jabbed him in the chest hard with the Staff of Asgard, and brought his fist down hard into the back of his head.
Salem might have been exhausted, but now he was angry, and the combination didn't provide much luck for poor Bartholomew.
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 Peter Salem
The stamp was issued Oct. 18, 1998, to honor John Trumbull (1756-1843), painter of the "Battle of Bunker Hill" which, as of Oct. 1998, hangs at Yale University.
Peter Salem fought at "Bunker Hill" at the same time as Salem Poor.
Salem became one of the Minutemen heroes of the American Revolutionary War.
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 LADYFIST VIDEOS LF011   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Salem confronts Jenn about the bullshit of Jenn dicking around with Salem's man. This is not something Salem is going to tolerate so she's calling the bigger gal out for an all out fight to the finish to establish WHO is the toughest bitch of them all.
Poor pain wracked Salem has barely a moment's rest when Jenn pulls her up to her feet and presses her up to the wall where she continues her special treatment.
Salem's wails and cries for mercy caught us by surprise as Jenn was 'beating the fuck' out of her.
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 Bin Mahfouz Information
Khalid Bin Mahfouz's father, Salem Bin Mahfouz, was born in 1906 in the mountainous Hadhramout region of Yemen.
When Salem was six years old, he was sent to the Hejaz region of what is now Saudi Arabia with his brothers to fend for themselves.
When Salem died in 1994, his estate was divided between Khalid Bin Mahfouz who inherited his father's holding in NCB, his other four sons, Mohammed, Abdulelah, Saleh and Ahmed - who consolidated their inheritance into a holding company called SEDCO (Saudi Economic and Development Company) - and his widow and seven daughters.
www.binmahfouz.info /history.html   (490 words)

 TRUST FUNDS   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
BALCOMB -- In 1923, the City received the sum of $2,500.00 from the Estate of Sarah E.H.Balcomb, the income from $2,000.00 to be expended for the worthy Protestant poor, not residents of the Almshouse and the income from $500.00 to be expended for the comfort of the poor.
BATTIS --In Jan., 1932, the sum of 25,445.64 was received from the estate of Sarah P. Battis, the income to be expended in the education of worthy Salem young men and women attending Harvard University and Radcliffe College.
for the benefit of the needy poor who have not been helped by the poor department, $500.00 was added to this fund in 1911.
www.salemcouncil.com /trust_funds.htm   (1886 words)

 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Salem News : `Water distribution network poor in Salem'
POOR CONSTRUCTION: A Councillor displaying a visual of the Corporation buildings in Azhagapurampudur Primary School at the council meeting in Salem on Monday.
SALEM: The Salem Corporation Councillors have accused the civic officials of not restoring the problems in the drinking water distribution network in the city.
Participating at the council meeting on Monday, the members pointed out that many parts of the city were supplied water once in a week.
www.hindu.com /2006/01/31/stories/2006013102110300.htm   (416 words)

 A Year Ago, Young Men Cheered on US Troops in Iraq -- Now They are Committed to Killing Them
Last June, Salem began attending al-Sadr's Friday sermons at the Hikma Mosque, a drab two-story building with peeling paint that became one of al-Sadr's main organizing centers.
Salem was referring to Abdul Majid al-Khoei, a rival cleric of al-Sadr's, who returned from 12 years of exile in London last year only to be stabbed to death days later by a mob outside the Imam Ali Mosque in Najaf.
Salem and Muhsin both said they took part in recent fighting between the Mahdi Army and U.S. forces in Sadr City, which is named after the cleric's assassinated father.
www.commondreams.org /cgi-bin/print.cgi?file=/headlines04/0413-09.htm   (1222 words)

 LADYFIST VIDEOS LF026   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Poor Salem is no match for the raw strength and power of the angry Angel.
Understandly upset, Salem insults Angle and to her horror, she's pulled off the sofa once again and tossed to the floor where Angel applies her power legs across the hapless Salem's chest and crushes her rib cage and neck in a python like scissors grip.
Salem is made to suffer horrific pain followed up with repeated knockouts by Sleepers, chokes and the chloroformed rag.
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 ELC News - Salem City Becomes 31st Abbott District
The Salem City district has an enrollment of 1,433 K-12 students, 73.8% of which are minority and 72.4% are low income.
As an Abbott district, Salem is entitled to the remedies ordered by the NJ Supreme Court in the Abbott rulings, including K-12 foundation funding at the per-pupil level spent in successful suburban districts; universal preschool for all three and four year olds; K-12 supplemental programs and funding; and state funding for all facilities improvements.
The Legislature estimates that $3.9 million in state aid is needed for foundation funding "parity" in Salem, but the cost of the other Abbott remedies has yet to be determined.
www.edlawcenter.org /ELCPublic/elcnews_040702_SalemCityBecomesDistrict.htm   (362 words)

Poor and her family held a great love for the Town of Lewisboro, Mrs.
Poor is remembered by many for her involvement in church, civic and Town of Lewisboro organizations.
Poor donated 27 acres of land on Elmwood Road opposite the farmhouse to be used by local scouts.
www.lewisborogov.com /community/history.html   (806 words)

 Arlington Historical Society -- Prince Hall Cemetery
Salem Poor served at Bunker Hill and in other campaigns until his discharge in 1780.
At Bunker Hill, Poor was deemed "a brave and gallant soldier" by 14 officers who were present at the battle.
Peter Salem's likeness on his commemorative stamp was taken from John Trumbull's monumental painting The Death of General Warren at the Battle of Bunker Hill.
www.arlingtonhistorical.org /princehall/address2004.php   (1106 words)

the business of determining who was or was not eligible to receive assistance (or have their bills paid elsewhere) from the poor relief officials of this community.
Also included are letters to similar officials in other communities requesting reimbursement for "paupers" living in Salem who had their legal "settlement" (what we would call a legal residence) elsewhere.
Poor relief records contain much data of genealogical interest; however they also contain much historical information.
www.poorhousestory.com /MASS_SALEM_OVERSEERS_book_explain.htm   (269 words)

 Salem Poor - TheBestLinks.com - American Revolution, British Army, George Washington, June 17, ...
Salem Poor, American Revolution, British Army, George Washington, June 17, July...
Born in Massachusetts, Poor married at a young age.
Poor is best remembered today for his actions during the Battle of Bunker Hill on June 17, 1775.
www.thebestlinks.com /Salem_Poor.html   (349 words)

 AMAsearchdetail   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Poor left his wife to enlist in the Massachusetts Militia in 1775 and then joined the Patriot forces in Boston following the outbreak of war at Lexington and Concord.
Poor fought valiantly at the Battle of Bunker Hill, shown in the engraving.
In honor of his heroism and as an example of the fl contribution to the nation's founding, Salem Poor was featured on a United States commemorative postal stamp in 1975.
www.fofweb.com /onfiles/ama/amasearchdetail.asp?recordpin=2123   (144 words)

 Salem Poor
Company in the late Battle of Charleston, behaved like an Experienced Officer, as Well as an Excellent Soldier, to Set forth Particulars of his Conduct would be Tedious, Wee Would Only begg leave to say in the Person of this sd.
Such brief accounts from revolutionary rolls, such as the Massachusetts Archives at the Statehouse in Boston, reflect the remarkable character of such men as Poor and Peter Salem.
Like Peter Salem, Poor also enlisted and re- enlisted according to the mandates and remands of General Washington and Lord Dunmore.
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 socialism and democracy
The left's recent experience in Salem forces us to think not only about the tactical errors that were made in the campaign, but, much more fundamentally, about the ways in which we failed to mobilize and coordinate our forces to get our message out and broaden our base.
The Agenda for a Livable Salem was a set of ideas that helped guide the Council's policy-making, and the groups and individuals that supported it played an important role in placing their respective issues before the public.
Many of Salem's poor are citizens who simply don't participate in the system because they are alienated from it.
www.sdonline.org /34/bill_smaldone_3.htm   (2538 words)

 Moorings and Slips in Salem Harbor   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
All boats in Salem Waters on moorings or in slips, owned or rented, are permitted through the Harbormaster Dept. You may choose to own or rent a mooring.
Salem waters are divided into six mooring fields.
All of Salem Waters, with the exception of Area S, are exposed to a "Northeaster " to some degree.
www.harbormasters.org /salem/moorings.shtml   (421 words)

 The Hindu : Tamil Nadu / Salem News : Sanitary conditions poor, say Salem councillors
Participating in the discussion on the city's sanitary conditions, initiated by the DMK Opposition leader, S. Kalaiamudhan, the councillors said that the citizens were facing severe health hazards as mounds of garbage remained uncollected for days together in the city's street corers and roads.
A round-the-clock cell with adequate technical staff should be opened in the Corporation office so that emergency situations with regard to the drinking water could be attended immediately.
The Commissioner, T. Paulsamy said that the Salem Corporation would give a thrust to its total sanitation programme, as it had to meet the Supreme Court deadline of 2005 in the area of solid waste management.
www.hindu.com /2004/11/27/stories/2004112706540300.htm   (500 words)

Salem Island is way more exciting than real Salem - the ones that got left behind have been shortchanged, as everything stays in limbo, gets repeated, etc...
Poor John's lobotomy has still not been reversed - he now thinks that proving Marlena is possessed (which she is not) will spare her from death row - as if the old "devil made me do it" line would hold up in a court of law!
Poor thing - she hasn't perished from the stab wounds but she will surely meet her end from that INFECTION Nicole will have given her by using a needle that has not been properly sterilized...
www.dayscafe.com /bloopers.html   (9450 words)

 iHigh.com -- The High School Internet Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-12)
Though Salem, trailing by 18, received an emotional boost from the return of Johnson, it was not enough.
Salem's poor shooting, along with its inability to limit a taller Oak Hill to one shot contributed to the final margin of victory.
Included among Salem's numbers are 2-15 and 3-17 performances by guards John Gilchrist and Antonio Johnson.
www.ihigh.com /0,1773,2__0_32003,00.html   (599 words)

 Salem Massachusetts - Salem Tales
The roster of great Salem shipping merchants is an impressive one: Elias Derby, William Gray and Simon Forrester, to name just a few, were three of America's first millionaires.
As a result of his many business ventures, John Bertram became a very wealthy man. Much of his fortune was used for the benefit of others: he was the primary organizer and financial supporter of Salem Hospital (1873) and funded a home for aged men which still operates today.
Bertram also provided coal for heat to many of Salem's poor, and left a fund to the city to continue that tradition even after his death.
www.salemweb.com /tales/bertram.shtml   (341 words)

 Salem College Basketball
Salem was no match for the more experienced and seasoned team of Meredith, as the Spirits fell by a score of 87-32.
Besides finishing her senior year at Salem College, student teaching at a Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Elementary School, applying to graduate school and taking her GRE test, Megan is busy scoring in double-figures 3 out of the past 4 games.
Salem College won its first basketball game of the season and its first game as a NCAA Division III member on Friday evening.
www.salem.edu /athletics/basketball?C=D&O=A   (1010 words)

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