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Pioneers and Makers of Arkansas Josiah Hazen Shinn

Pioneers and Makers of Arkansas

Josiah Hazen Shinn

Published September 12th 2013
ISBN : 9781230413365
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156 pages
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XLII. TheMoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1908 edition. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XLII. The Rector Fam1ly. The Richters are an old family of the German Empire, widely dispersed in locality, of eminent respectability, and farfamed as thinkers and musical composers. Franz Zavier Richter of Strasburg, first gave musical prominence to the name, 1709-1789, as an author of many productions for instruments of all kinds. He was followed by Karl Gotlieb Richter of Berlin, 1728-1809, who acquired great celebrity as a musician in the service of Princess Amalia of Prussia, as organist of the Cathedral at Konigsburg, and as author of many concertinas for the piano and trios for two flutes and a bass.. This fame of the Richters was further enhanced by Ernest Frederick Edward Richter of Leipsic, 1808-1879, Director of Music at the University of Leipsic. His musical works have an immense circulation. Another member of the family of great fame was Ernest Heinrich Leopold Richter, 1805-1876, of the Royal Institute of Berlin. The Catholic Church of the United States boasts a bishop, Henry Joseph Richter, who was born at Oldenburg in 1838. In German history they have also been noted as great soldiers and great merchants. In old German the word, Richter, means a judge, and its Anglicized form. Rector, carries the same idea in part, but is limited to ecclesiastical affairs. Richter is an old surname in Germany, and has been transplanted to England and the United States. In the latter country the word has been variously spelled, Richtor, Richter, Ricktar, Rechter, but is now almost exclusively spelled Rector. The coat of arms of the family was an eagle displayed sa, in dexter an olive branch, vert, and in sinister a thunderbolt, ppr. THE MIGRATION TO AMERICA. The first migration of any of the Richter family to America occurred as...