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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 322 322 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 7, 4th edition. 243 243 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 8 208 208 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 78 78 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. 49 49 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) 23 23 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.) 21 21 Browse Search
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Hall, junior, having previously sold his interest in the estate to the Bradshaw brothers. Mr. Bradshaw sold in the year 1765 to Mr. Jonathan Patten. In the year 1775 Mr. Thomas Bradshaw was licensed as an innholder, and from that year until the year 1789, he kept the Fountain Tavern. In the year 1795 Mr. Patten's widow sold ton to the present day. Some of these owning only one-half of the house. There is no evidence that this house was used as a tavern from the year 1734 until the year 1775, when it was occupied by Mr. Bradshaw, although it is very probable that it was sometimes used as a place where liquors were sold, nor is it likely that it was usentil it was destroyed by fire in the year 1850. This house is said to have been the headquarters of Colonel John Stark of the New Hampshire Regiment, in the year 1775, and is supposed to have been the house in which he was chosen colonel of the regiment by a hand vote. (Prior to 1754 this house was in the Town of Charlestown.)
A Soldier's letters, 1775. To the Wider Judith Winn in Nottingham West in the Province of New hampshire in the County of hilsborough With Care. Winter hill March the 7 yer 1776 Mother these lines com unto you hooping thay will find you and all well as J be at present through good Providence and I want you to send Down som yarn to mend my sockings when you send my Jacoat we have no fiting at present they have Split five mortars 2 men kild. . . . they have intrenched on Dogester hillh Winn Nehemiah Winn died at Bennington, Vt., of camp fever. He was an uncle of Mrs. Sarah B. (Merrill) Butters, daughter of Henry and Bathsheba (Winn), wife of Jacob Butters of Medford. The above are extracts taken from original letters in the possession of Miss Sarah Peasley of Medford, a granddaughter of Mrs. Butters. In their simple wording these letters give a little of the subsequent history of the New Hampshire men who made Medford their rendezvous after the uprising of 1775.
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 8., New Hampshire soldiers in Medford. (search)
New Hampshire soldiers in Medford. 1775. A plain boulder of New Hampshire granite, suitably inscribed, marks the resting place of the New Hampshire soldiers who fell in the Battle of Bunker Hill, June 17, 1775, or died of wounds or disease after the battle. The monument stands in the old Salem street burying ground, and was unveiled there with appropriate ceremonies, October 29, 1904. It was selected by Hon. Alvin Burleigh of Plymouth, New Hampshire, and sent to the Sarah Bradlee Fultn of New Hamshir,, and came from Plymouth, N. H., near the celebrated Indian battle ground of Baker's River. Short dedicatory exercises were held at the burial ground, and later the company adjourned to the Royall House, Stark's headquarters in 1775, where Mayor Charles S. Baxter greeted the assembly in the name of the city, and informal addresses were made by guests. Miss Eliza M. Gill, through whose efforts the site of the burial place was identified, read the historical address which is
John, Jr., John Bradshaw and John, Jr. one and the same person. 1730, 1731, 1732, 1733, 1734, 1735. Bradshaw, John, 1736, 1737, 1738, 1739, 1740, 1750(part of the year), 1751, 1752, 1753. Bradshaw, Mercy, 1753, 1755. Bradshaw, Thomas, 1775, 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, 1781, 1782, 783, 1784, 785, 1786, 1787, 1788, 1789. Brooks, James W., 1824, 1825. Brooks, Thomas, 1785, 1786, 1787. Crehore, Bowen, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820. Curtis, Eliphaz, 1807. Curtis, Lebeus, 1811. 759, 1760, 1761, 1762, 1763. Moore, Augustus, 1768. Peirce, Lydia, 1719, 1720, 1721, 1726. Peirce, Nathaniel, 1707, 1708, 1709, 1710, 1711, 1712, 713, 1714, 1715, 1716, 1717, 1718. Perham, Daniel, 1812, 1813. Porter, Jonathan, 1774, 1775, 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1783, 1784, 1785, 1786. Putnam, Ebenezer, 1813, 1814, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1821. Rogers, Philip P., 1827. Rookes, Richard, 1703. Scolly, Benjamin, 1738. Seccomb, Peter, 1713, 1717. S
ght and that the existing order of things could not be overthrown by a parcel of rebels, as they considered their opponents. The result of the siege of Boston and its evacuation by the British was a great blow to them. Through the hard winter of 1775-76 upward of a thousand of them had been shut up in Boston, whither they had fled for protection, exposed to hunger, cold and the loathsome disease small pox. The versatile Burgoyne, leaving for a while his complaints against his brother chiefs, silliam Pepperell Sparhawk. In accordance with the terms of his grandfather's will, on his coming of age he procured an act of legislature to drop the name of Sparhawk and call himself William Pepperell, and later he was allowed to take his grandfather's title also. He was proscribed and banished and his estate confiscated. He went to England in 1775, and his wife, Elizabeth, a daughter of Isaac Royall, died on the passage. He died in England, 1816, and with him the baronetcy became extinct.
Harris') went to the rail fence. The greater part under the lead of their colonel on the third attack advanced towards the redoubt. On the way, Colonel Gardner was struck by a ball, which inflicted a mortal wound. The loss of the regiment in this battle was six killed, seven wounded. September 1, 1775, Isaac Hall was discharged to organize another company of men from Medford, Stoneham and other adjoining towns. With this company he marched to Dorchester Heights in March, 1776. During 1775 and 1776 he acted as commissary for the troops that were quartered here. His business affairs had evidently suffered from his absence on military duties. He and his brothers also lost large sums from furnishing the government with rum and other medical and military supplies, and receiving payment in a constantly depreciating currency. In 1778 he was assessed for a tax of about £ 30 in gold. In 1789, the year of his death, his tax had decreased to £ 4 in currency. In 1787 he sold his dist
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 8., The two hundred seventy-fifth anniversary. (search)
presented with great enthusiasm by the pupils. The exhibitions of manual work at the high school building were a revelation to those unacquainted with modern methods of education. Friday afternoon the Massachusetts Sons of the American Revolution dedicated a tablet placed on the Savings Bank building, in honor of Governor John Brooks. It bears the inscription:— on this site stood the house of born 1752 John Brooks died 1825 distinguished citizen, Physician, Patriot Captain and Major 1775-1776 lieutenant Colonel 1776-1783 in the American Revolution Brigadier General 1792-1796 United states Army Major General 1786-1796 Adjutant General 1813-1816 Massachusetts militia Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1816-1823 Honorary A. M., M. D., and Ll.D., Overseer Harvard College This tablet placed by the Massachusetts Society Sons of the American Revolution 1905 A water carnival on Mystic Lake, Friday evening, attracted a large gathering to witness the fairy-like displa