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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 43 43 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 20 20 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 8 8 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 6 6 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 6 6 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 4 4 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 3 3 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. 3 3 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 2 2 Browse Search
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1704. William Cutter having a dam made over a brook, called Landing-Place Brook, near said William Cutter's house in Cambridge, otherwise called the Mill Brook, to raise a pond for his sawmill; he in that place flowed William Russell's lands in 1703 and 1704, and suit was brought 1704.—County Court Records. This may be the same liberty of making a dam, conveyed to William Cutter in 1685, and granted to the Widow Rolfe in 1681. The dam was at Cyrus Cutter's privilege. 1718. William Cuttssell, William Cutter, Joseph Winship, Samuel Kidder, Nathaniel Patten and John Dickson granted liberty for the erecting of a conveniency (against the college fence, northward of our Meeting-House) for the standing of their horses on Sabbath-days, 1703. This was the meeting-house of the First Parish at Old Cambridge, where the above persons, mostly residents of Menotomy, then worshipped. Allotments on the north side of Menotomy River and at Mills Ware, were made to citizens, 1707. Among who
, who inherited a farm in this vicinity, and who was settled pastor of the First Church in Weymouth, 1734. His estate in this neighborhood was taxed in 1727 and 1736. See Wyman's Charlestown, 874-5. He was father-in-law of President John Adams. Rev. John Whiting mentioned in this year, like Dr. Appleton, may have been a proprietor of lands in the Precinct only, and non-resident. Thomas Whittemore's intention to fence land belonging to Mr. John Whiting, by Cambridge Rocks, mentioned, 1702-3.—Proprietors' Records. Rev. John Whiting, of Concord, is mentioned in same records, 1767. May 1, 1734, one hundred pounds was granted by vote to support preaching the present year. A gift of fifty pounds from various individuals in 1734 was made toward building the meeting-house. Capt. Samuel Hendley, named on records here in 1733, gave fifteen pounds of this amount;—a forgotten benefactor of the Precinct. For sketch of Hendley and descendants, see Wyman's Charlestown Genealogies an
of Joseph), m. William Robbins of Camb., 17 Oct. 1764. Lieut. Joseph (1) was rated in Menotomy, 1781. Hannah, his sister, m. Samuel Cutter—see Cutter. (par. 42). Joseph (1) m. Anna Hodge, 31 May, 1763 (Charlestown Records). . He was an innkeeper of Camb. in 1785. His wid. Anna was of Boston in 1797. See Wyman's Charlestown, 478, 479. Hassell, Elizabeth, of Charlestown Precinct, and Robert Pomroy, of Bedford, m. 27 Nov. 1740. Hassell's Brook is named in the Proprietors' Records, in 1702-3. See Paige, 574; Wyman, 480. Hastings, Mary, m. Josiah Shattuck, 11 Jan. 1753. Jona-than, Jr., and Christianna Wainwright of Camb., m. 24 Nov. 1780. John, of Woburn, had Mary Augusta, Elmira and Anna, all bap. here 25 Jan. 1799. John of Woburn was Major—see Hist. Camb., 577; Hist. Woburn, 435; Wyman, 480. Harriet, and Elias Smith, of Lexington, m. here 8 Aug. 1819. Jona. Jr., and John, above, were brothers [H. U. 1768 and 1772]—Paige, 577, &c. Elisha was rated here, 1781. Hawkins,<
16, 16, 147 Cooke's mill lane, 11 Cotting Academy, 168, 209 Cotting High School, 209 Courtship, an old time description of, 160, 161 Cutter School House, 168, 160 Cutter, William, School Fund, 142, 219 Dam above old mill pond, 1703, 16 Damage to property by the British troops, April 19, 1775, 65, 73-7, 79 Damon, Rev. David, installation of, 117, 119; death of, and obituary, 226 Danvers men in action at Menotomy, April 19, 1775, 63, 66-71, 72, 73 Deacons chosen, 2enjamin Locke's company, 1776, 57, 68; of Capt. William Adams's company, 1776, 83 Russell Park, 76, 169; School, 166, 163 Russell, Thomas, hall of, 111 Salem Gazette, cited, 63, 62, 67, 68, 70, 71, 73, 77, 78, 103 Sawmill, dam for, in 1703, suit, &c, 16 School Committee, 108, 109, 121, 138, 139, 140, 142, 171, 172, 173 Schoolhouses, in the Precinct, 17, 19, 21, 22, 24, 32, 33, 41-43, 46, 73, 108, 110; in W. Cambridge, 116,122,130, 131, 137-139, 141-143, 152, 154, 156, 157, 158,