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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 232 232 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 158 158 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 48 48 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. 26 26 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 10 10 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) 9 9 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. 8 8 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.) 8 8 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 3. 6 6 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. 5 5 Browse Search
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tisement was answered by Mr. John Bradshaw, who was a few years prior to this date the owner and landlord of the Royal Oak Tavern. Mr. Bradshaw was landlord of the Admiral Vernon from the year 1744 to about the middle of the year 1750, when he removed back to Medford. He was succeeded by Messrs. William Peirce, William Jones, and others. In the year 1768 Mr. Moses Billings was licensed as an innholder and took charge of the Admiral Vernon, where he remained until the year 1777. In the year 1778, Mr. Edward Walker took charge of this tavern. He was succeeded by Mr. Benjamin Shaw and others. Mr. James Tufts was licensed as an innholder at the Admiral Vernon in the year 1792, and was its landlord from that year to 1800, both inclusive. At the close of Mr. Tufts' term as landlord, this house became a private dwelling, and so continued until 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
. 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, 181irce, 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, 170Eleazer, 1798, 1799. Usher, Robert, 1792, 1793. Wade, Samuel, 1715, 1716, 1717, 1718, 1719, 1722, 1723, 1724. Wait, Darius, 1813, 1814. Walker, Edward, 1778, 1779. Weston, Wyman, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805. Whitmore, Francis, 1759. Willis, Benjamin, 1720, 1721, 1722, 1723, 1724, 1725, 1726, 1727,
either hold office nor vote. If he were a minister, schoolmaster, or a governor of Harvard college he was to lose his salary. The second test law, January (?), 1778, affected persons suspected of being inimical (except mandamus councillors who had accepted office and all who since April 19, 1775, had joined the enemy or enlistommitted to jail (he to pay the costs) and sent to British territory within forty days. If he returned, he incurred the penalty of death. The other laws passed in 1778 affected specific classes, members of the General Assembly, civic and military officers, attorneys at law, so that virtually a loyalist lawyer was debarred from thremained, was entitled to have the use of one-third of the real estate. An Act to prevent the return to the state of certain persons therein named was passed in 1778 and included the names of Isaac Royall and his son-in-law, Sir William Pepperell. Any one named in this Act having the temerity to return might be arrested and pu
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 distillery to his brother Ebenr, and all that was not conveyed to him he sold to J. C. Jones. In August, 1789, he disposed of the remainder of his property to Ebenr. He took an active part in town affairs, and served as a town officer in different capacities from 1765 to 1789, the year of his death. He held, at different times, the office of eng