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Federal Street (Boston)

Federal Street is a street in the Financial District of Boston, Massachusetts. Prior to 1788, it was known as Long Lane; the street was renamed after state leaders met there in 1788 to determine Massachusetts' ratification of the United States Constitution. In 1727 the Long Lane Meeting House was established. Henry Knox was born on Long Lane in 1750; the Federal Street Theatre was built in 1793, designed by Charles Bulfinch. By 1806, residents included engraver Joseph Callender. In 1823, residents included the Federal Street Coffee House. Dorothy Quincy and John Mackay lived on Federal St. in the early 19th-century. Auctioneer J. L. Cunningham worked from Corinthian Hall, 1826-1843. J. H. Bufford's Sons ran a lithography printing business in the 1870s. In 1928 arose Boston's "first art deco skyscraper," the United Shoe Machinery Building. In 1929, the "art deco jewel" at 75 Federal Street was built; the Blue Cross/Blue Shield building, designed by Paul Rudolph was built 1957-1960. 150 Federal Street, designed by Hugh Stubbins Jr. was built in 1988.

Bostonian Society. Photo of United Shoe Machinery building, 160 Federal St. Flickr. United Shoe Machinery building, 160 Federal St. Postcard Flickr. View of Boston from an upper floor, One Federal Street, 2006

Anne Marie Winston

Anne Marie Rodgers is an American writer of romance novels as Anne Marie Winston. Many of her novels have appeared on the USAToday Bestseller lists and she has served as both vice-president and retreat chairman of the Washington Romance Writers. Anne Marie Rodgers was born in United States, she is a former teacher, who loves reading, rescuing wildlife and dogs. She began writing romance novels in 1989, her first book, Best Kept Secrets was purchased by the Silhouette Desire line in 1991 and published under the pseudonym Anne Marie Winston. Two of her novels, Substitute Wife and The Pregnant Princess, have been number one on the Waldenbooks bestsellers list, while several other novels have placed on the USAToday extended bestseller list, her June 2001 release, A Most Desirable M. D. was described by Romantic Times Magazine as a "delicious love story with scorching scenes, two lovable characters, brilliant story and character development," and was nominated for their award for 2001 Best Silhouette Desire.

Winston is a member of the Romance Writers of America and of Novelists, Inc.. She has served as both vice-president and retreat chairman of the Washington Romance Writers, receiving their Magic Crystal Award for outstanding service to the chapter. In 1998, she was chosen to represent contemporary series romantic fiction at a Smithsonian Institution Writing Seminar. Best Kept Secrets Island Baby Unlikely Eden Carolina on My Mind Substitute Wife Find Her, Keep Her Seducing the Proper Miss Miller Lovers' Reunion The Marriage Ultimatum Baby The Soldier's Seduction Holiday Confessions Chance at a Lifetime Rancher's Wife Rancher's Baby The Baby Consultant Dedicated to Deirdre The Bride Means Business The Pregnant Princess Seduction, Cowboy Style Rancher's Proposition Tall and Western A Most Desirable MD Risque Business Billionaire Bachelors: Ryan Billionaire Bachelors: Stone Billionaire Bachelors: Garrett Billionaire Bachelors: Gray Pyramid of Lies Born to Be Wild For Services Rendered The Enemy's Daughter The Homecoming Soldier's Seduction / Betrothed for the Baby Naughty, Naughty Baby Me Mine: Find Her, Keep Her / An Unexpected Addition Millionaire's Marriage Deal The Bachelorette / Risque Business The Playboy Sheikh / Billionaire Bachelors: Stone Broken Silence Billionaire Bachelors: Garrett / In Blackhawk's Bed The Blackhawk Bride / Billionaire Bachelors: Gray The Marriage Ultimatum / The Long Hot Summer Expecting the Sheikh's Baby / Born to be Wild Enemy's Daughter / Stone Cold Surrender The Romance Collection The Marriage Ultimatum / Slow Dancing with a Texan An Office Affair The Enemy's Daughter / The Laws of Passion Lost in Sensation / For Services Rendered Soldier's Seduction / Betrothed for the Baby 1991 Magic Crystal Award for Outstanding Service from Washington Romance Writers Carolina on my mind: 1994 Reviewers' Choice Award for Best Silhouette Desire from Romantic Times Magazine The Maine Attraction: 2000 Golden Leaf Best Novella Award from New Jersey Romance Writers The pregnant princess: 2000 Golden Leaf Best Short Contemporary Award from New Jersey Romance Writers Billionaire Bachelors: Ryan: 2002 Golden Leaf Best Short Contemporary Award from New Jersey Romance Writers List of romantic novelists Anne Marie Winston's Official website Anne Marie Winston's Webpage in Fantastic Fiction's Website

Peter Douglas Herbert Raymond Pelly

Rear-Admiral Peter Douglas Herbert Raymond Pelly, CB, DSO, RN was a senior Royal Navy officer. Peter Douglas Herbert Raymond Pelly was born on 24 September 1904, the second son of Rev. Douglas Raymond Pelly, DSO, his wife Verena Noellie, née Herbert. A graduate of Emmanuel College, Rev. Douglas Pelly fought in the Matabele War and the First World War. Canon Raymond Percy Pelly, the vicar of Great Malvern, himself the grandson of Sir John Pelly, 1st Baronet. Commissioned into the Royal Navy in 1918, Peter Pelly served on HMY Victoria and Albert in 1939, but during the Second World War commanded HMS Windsor in 1940 when it was engaged in evacuating from Northern European ports, he was appointed an Officer of the Order of Orange Nassau for the role he played in this work, was promoted to the rank of Commander in the navy in the same year. He was attached to the 15th Cruiser Squadron off Crete and Malta and received the Distinguished Service Order. From 1943 to 1945, he was with the Plans Division at the Admiralty and worked with the Cairo, Tehran and Yalta Conferences.

In the last months of the war, Pelly commanded HMS Ameer off Malaya. In 1945 Pelly took command of HMS Raleigh, he was appointed Chief Staff Officer at Gibraltar in 1952, Director of the Operations Division at the Admiralty in 1954. Promotion to Rear-Admiral followed two years coinciding with his appointment as Admiral Superintendent of Rosyth Dockyard. Pelly was Director-General of the Department of Dockyards and Maintenance at the Admiralty from 1958 to 1959, before retiring in 1960. Appointed a Companion of the Order of the Bath in 1958, Pelly died on 13 February 1980, leaving a widow, Gwenllian Violet, three daughters: Sara Ann and Clare Margaret. Service records, Admiralty: The National Archives, Kew. "Peter Douglas Herbert Raymond Pelly", by Elliott & Fry.