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  • A captured British schooner was christened the _Julia_, armed with a long 32 and two 6's, manned with 30 men, under Lieut. Henry Wells, and sent down to Ogdensburg.

    The Naval War of 1812 Or the History of the United States Navy during the Last War with Great Britain to Which Is Appended an Account of the Battle of New Orleans

  • Company acquired Wells, Livingston & Co., which founder Henry Wells had formed to do business in Paris.


  • The population is shy of 900 residents (at last count) and gets a boost each school year from the 550 or so students who attend its liberal arts school, Wells College (established in 1868 by Henry Wells, of Wells Fargo and American Express fame).


  • "We don't really get into the spooky stuff, although obviously there's a whole realm of ghost stories connected with Henry Wells in the courthouse," he said.

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  • It took two years to find and convict Henry Wells, a bad-tempered man, prone to fighting, who'd been seen in the vicinity of the courthouse the night of the fire.

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  • The play focuses on Henry Wells as a member of that community, trying to assert itself, its new-found voting and civil rights.

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  • A new play based on the legend of Henry Wells, who allegedly torched the Pickens County Courthouse in 1876, may ironically help save the replacement building where Wells 'haunted face is said to be burned by lightning into a garret window.

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  • In 1852, Henry Wells and William G Fargo (Mayor of Buffalo, New York), founders of American

  • "The wagon [automobile] operated by Henry Wells, of Springfield, Mass., wobbled furiously, going in a zig-zag fashion, until it seemed that the driver had lost control of it.

  • "But it's also honest in the sense that we don't try to paint Henry Wells as a saint.

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