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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 64 64 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 43 43 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) 11 11 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. 8 8 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 6 6 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 5 5 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.) 4 4 Browse Search
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians 4 4 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905 3 3 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 2 2 Browse Search
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Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905, Charlestown schools in the Eighteenth century. (search)
rm: 1724, £ 40 were voted for master's salary and £ 40 more out of the school fund; £ 5 of it being for fire wood. Very frequently a sum is voted for repairs; as, 1727, £ 5 on the town house and the schoolhouse. In 1739 £ 40 is voted for repairs, and 1748 the amount set aside for the purpose is £ 100 for the schoolhouse alone. existence about this time, by a timely outlay was made to do duty for several years to come. Considerable light is thrown upon the school fund at this time. In 1727 it was itemized as follows:— Lovell's Island, let to William Walters (?), £ 17. School lot, let to Timothy Wright, £ 5. Salt marsh (on Malden side), let t £ 1,500, and the annual income from this is £ 180. 10. 0. From the following entries it will be seen that the selectmen assumed authority over private schools: 1727, Mr. John Stevens, student at the college, is allowed to keep a Private school in the town for writing & ciphering. November 17, 1729. Ordered that Samuel