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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 5, 13th edition. 158 158 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 105 105 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 72 72 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. 13 13 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.) 12 12 Browse Search
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C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 6 6 Browse Search
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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 4 4 Browse Search
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n point of its being an act of justice which concerns the credit of the government. Ibid., III. 475, 476. A year later, however, when the odious Stamp Act had been repealed, and this subject was again considered, at a town meeting, October 27, 1766, The inhabitants having taken into consideration the affair now pending in the Great and General Court, relative to the losses sustained by divers persons, by means of the outrage and violence of the mob in Boston, in the month of August, A. D. 1765,—Voted, That it be an instruction to the Representative of this town to use his best endeavors in the General Court that a compensation be made to the Lieutenant-governor and other sufferers (upon proper application by them made for that purpose), by advancing such sum or sums of money out of the public treasury as may be judged adequate to their losses; and that he likewise use his endeavors that such measures may be gone into for replacing such money in the Province treasury as shall appear
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 16: ecclesiastical History. (search)
ney was paid by Major John Vassall, Jan. 6, 1670, but no interest was allowed, though payment had been delayed nearly ten years. The church was opened for the performance of divine service, Oct. 15, 1761. Rev. Mr. Apthorp again visited England in 1765, where he received the degree of Doctor of Divinity, and became successively Vicar of Croydon, Rector of St. Mary-le-Bow, London, and a Prebendary of St. Paul's Cathedral. He died April 16, 1816, aged 83 years. The next Rector of Christ Churchn 1859. The present Rector, Rev. William-Chauncy Langdon, entered upon the discharge of his duties Jan. 2, 1876. The Wardens of Christ Church have been as follows:— 1762, David Phips,John Vassall. 1763, John Vassall,Robert Temple. 1764-1765, Robert Temple,Richard Lechmere. 1766, David Phips,Thomas Oliver. 1767-1770, Thomas Oliver,John Vassall. 1771, John Vassall,Ezekiel Lewis. 1772, Ezekiel Lewis,John Fenton. 1773, Joseph Lee,Jonathan Sewall. 1774, David Phips,John Pigeon. 179
Elijah Corlett. Middlesex Court Files, 1660. The successors of Mr. Corlett were generally young men fresh from College. John Hancock was elected teacher, Jan., 1690-1; John Sparhawk, Feb., 1692-3; Nicholas Fessenden, Jr., about 1701; Samuel Danforth, Oct., 1719; John Hovey, April, 1730; Stephen Coolidge, May, 1730; John Hovey, May, 1737; Stephen Coolidge, May, 1741; William Fessenden, Jr., May, 1745; James Lovell, May, 1756; Antipas Steward, about 1760; Ebenezer Stedman, Jr., about 1765; Thomas Colman, July, 1770; Jonathan Hastings, Jr., May, 1772; Jonathan Eames, May, 1776; Elisha Parmele, May, 1778; Aaron Bancroft, Aug. 1778; Samuel Kendall, May, 1780; Asa Packard, April, 1783; Lemuel Hedge, July, 1783. All these teachers were graduates of Harvard College. I have not found the materials for a consecutive list at a later period. Very few of them appear to have selected teaching as a permanent employment; only one indeed died in the service, namely, Nicholas Fessenden, Jr.
commissions were issued to William Brattle, Colonel, and Henry Vassall, Lieut.—colonel, of the 1st Regiment in Middlesex, also to Edward Marrett, Capt. Lieutenant, Eliphalet Robbins, 2d Lieutenant, and William Gamage, Ensign of the train-band. In 1765, Eliphalet Robbins became Capt. Lieut., William Gamage, 2d Lieut., and Seth Hastings, Ensign, who was soon afterwards succeeded by Thomas Gardner. In 1771, commissions were issued to Honble William Brattle, Esq. Major General of the militia throuittee of Correspondence elected by the town in 1772, and by the House of Representatives in 1773, and of the Committee of Safety, elected by Congress, April 14, 1775. He was commissioned as an Ensign in the company commanded by General Brattle in 1765, and Captain Lieutenant in 1771. When Brattie fled to Boston, he became the commander of the company, with Samuel Thatcher Lieut. Thatcher succeeded Gardner as Captain, and as Colonel, of the militia. for Lieutenant, and John Gardner Ensig
Chapter 22: statistics. Valuation in 1647. rate list in 1688. census in 1777. valuation in 1781. list of voters in 1822. census at intervals from 1765 to 1875. number of polls, valuation, rate and amount of tax, and amount of the City debt, in each year from the incorporation of the City in 1846 to 1875. census in 1bit the increase of population and wealth, and the much larger increase of taxation and debt. Population. according to the United States census, except 1765, 1776, 1865, and 1875, which are according to the State census, and 1845, which was taken by the Assessors in that year. 1765,1,571. 1776,1,586. 1790,2,115. 181765,1,571. 1776,1,586. 1790,2,115. 1800,2,453. 1810,2,323. Between 1800 and 1810, West Cambridge and Brighton were separated from Cambridge. 1820,3,295. 1830,6,072. 1840,8,409. 1845,12,490. 1850,15,215. 1860,26,060. 1865,29,112. 1870,39,634. 1875,47,838. Polls.Valuation.Rate per $1,000.City Tax.City Debt. 18463,224$9,312,481$5.00$46,122.59$22,000.00
. Negatived by the Governor in 1759. Edmund Trowbridge, 1764, 1765. John Winthrop, 1773, 1775, 1776. Francis Dana, 1776-1779. David Phips, 1753. Henry Prentice, 1756. Joseph Lee, 1764, 1765. Thomas Gardner, 1769-1774. John Winthrop, 1774. Abraham WaWyeth, 1750-1756. 30 Gershom Cutter, 1757. William Dana, 1757, 1765-1768. Joseph Adams, Jr., 1758, 1769-1771. Ephraim Frost, Jr, 11759-1764, 1767– 1776, 1786-1790, 1796-1801. Henry Prentice, 1761-1765. Abraham Watson, Jr., 1765, 1766. Joseph Wellington, 1769-17731765, 1766. Joseph Wellington, 1769-1773, 1776. Abijah Learned, 1769-1771. Thomas Gardner, 1769-1775. Edward Marrett, 1769-1777. Nathl. Sparhawk, 1772-1775. Samuel Tha John Butterfield, 1747. Abraham Watson, 1747-1749, 1757, 1758, 1765, 1766. John Wyeth, 1750-1756. Joseph Adams, Jr., 1758. Ebenrost, Jr., 1760, 1761, 1763 -1768, 1772, 1775-1777. William Dana, 1765-1768. Joseph Wellington, 1769-1771. Thomas Gardner, 1769-1775.
nna, dau. of Leonard Vassall, 20 Feb. 1749. In 1765, he purchased of Rev. East Apthorp's agent, andrker 2 Sept. 1763, and had Boradel, bap. 14 Ap. 1765, m. William Cooper 1 Sept. 1784. 14. Josiah,e of whom, Hannah, was under 14 years of age in 1765. 11. Samuel, s. of Richard (6), is called a and Mount Auburn streets. He prob. d. before 1765, and no record is found of his family. 26. B, m. Abraham Cutting 3 Oct. 1745, and d. before 1765; Nathaniel, b. 28 Oct. 1727; Noah, b. 19 Oct. 11760; Nathan, bap. 28 July 1734, was of Rutland 1765; Ebenezer, b. 15 June 1738, perhaps grad. H. Cestate was granted to her son Nathaniel, 18 Ap. 1765. 10. Simon, s. of Nathaniel (4), had Patienc wall, in Boston. Ebenezer the f. grad. H. C. 1765, was for many years Postmaster, Selectman eleveas born at Biddeford 29 Dec. 1738, grad. H. C. 1765, Tutor and Fellow, ordained at Beverly 25 Nov. was a wheelwright, and res. at Lex. until after 1765, He subsequently removed to Brighton, and purch[18 more...]
d. 20 Dec. 1865, a. 49; Charles; Joseph H., d. 3 Mar. 1857, a. 25. John the f. was a painter, resided in Cambridgeport, and d. 21 Nov. 1834, a. 45; his w. Aliphal B. d. 8 Oct. 1843, a. 48. 15. Andrew, s. of William (12), m. Adeline Hiscock 26 Oct. 1816; she was bur. 29 Aug. 1834, and he m. Anne Emery 21 June 1835. He resided in Cambridgeport, had children by both wives, and d. 7 Sept. 1868, a. 76. Borland, John, of Boston, m. Anne, or Anna, dau. of Leonard Vassall, 20 Feb. 1749. In 1765, he purchased of Rev. East Apthorp's agent, and of the Wigglesworth heirs, the estate bounded by Harvard, Bow, and Holyoke streets, except a small lot in the northwesterly corner. Bow Street, however, was then further north than its present location. The house in which he dwelt was long the residence of Dr. Plympton. Probably he remained here until the Revolutionary troubles commenced. Two of his twelve children were baptized here, in the Episcopal Church, Samuel, 26 Dec. 1765, and Thomas
Sarah, bap. 10 June 1739, m. Henry Dickson 15 Nov. 1774; Samuel, bap. 8 Nov. 1741; Solomon, bap. 1 Jan. 1743-4, d. young; Eunice, bap. 16 Aug. 1747, d. unm. 7 Ap. 1765; Solomon, bap. 11 Feb. 1749-50. Samuel the f. d. 3 Nov. 1785, a. 83; his w. Joanna d. 28 Nov. 1772, a. 63. 13. Ephraim, s. of Philip (9), m. Sarah Swan 14 Dec.756; and the last named child, Abigail, may have been the offspring of this marriage). 15. Samuel, s. of Samuel (12), m. Elizabeth Dickson 26 April 1764, and d. 1765; his w. owned the covenant 24 May 1767, on which day their dau. Rhoda was baptized. 16. Ephraim, s. of Ephraim (13), m. Mercy Hale of Boston (pub. July 1755), a, bap. 6 Feb. 1763; Mara (her father having died suddenly sixteen days past, Ch. Rec.), bap. 12 May 1765, m. Joshua Palmer 23 May 1791. Jonathan the f. d. 26 Ap. 1765. 11. Benjamin, an innholder in Menotomy during the Revolutionary War, removed to Boston in 1781, and opened a tavern in Fish Street, at the sign of the Masons'
of William (9), grad. H. C. 1755; was settled in the ministry at Groton 3 June 1761, dismissed, on account of his supposed hostility to the Revolution, May 1775, and not many years afterwards removed to Amherst, N. II., and was there a lawyer and Judge of Probate. He d. 2 Ap 1798, a. 59, and was buried with Masonic honors. The address at his funeral was delivered by lion. Timothy Bigelow, of Groton. Mr. Dana; m. Anna Kendrick, and had at Groton Luther, b. 13 Aug. 1763; Amelia, b. 14 Ap. 1765; Samuel, b. 26, June 1767, June of Court of Common Pleas, in Middlesex; Thesta, b. 14 Aug. 1769; Anna,b. 16 June 1771; and others born in New Hampshire. 16. Benjamin, s. of William (9), was prob. the same who, by w. Lucy, had Jonathan,, bap. 13 Nov. 1785. 17. Josiah, s. of William (9), m. Richel Leverett 31 Oct. 1782, and had Sarah, bap. 7 Mar. 1784; Josiah, bap. 25 Feb. 1787. 18. Daniel, s. of Thomas (10), m., Experience Hunting of Dedham 16 Jan. 1745-6; she d. 25 Jan. 1766, and he
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