Statistics for occurrence #1 of “John Sullivan” in chapter 1 of Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 7.:
...ho was himself an employee of the canal.
It has been said that the genius of James Sullivan did not foresee the railway locomotive.
Probably the idea of a railway was as foreign to the thought of John Sullivan as it was to that of his father, but he was alive to the need of more rapid transit, and of power other than that of horses and oxen.
During the sixteen years that he had charge of the canal, he ma...
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