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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 170 170 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 28 28 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 19 19 Browse Search
Baron de Jomini, Summary of the Art of War, or a New Analytical Compend of the Principle Combinations of Strategy, of Grand Tactics and of Military Policy. (ed. Major O. F. Winship , Assistant Adjutant General , U. S. A., Lieut. E. E. McLean , 1st Infantry, U. S. A.) 15 15 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 12 12 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. 11 11 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 7 7 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.) 7 7 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 7 7 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) 6 6 Browse Search
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Precinct, under the direction of the committee. 1794 Phineas Child was chosen sexton, and continued in that office till 1807. His salary was ten dollars in 1799. He died April 19, 1807, aged 53, and on April 20, 1807, his successor was appointed. See 1807. 1795 A committee chosen to paint the meeting-house, and dir assistance should be granted for the encouragement of singing, and it passed in the affirmative, and fifty dollars were granted under charge of a committee. In 1799 the standing committee divide the ground, and make one half the fence between the Burying Ground and Mr. Whittemore's estate. A card manufactory was set up in this Precinct by William Whittemore & Co. in 1799. Dr. Holmes, in his History of Cambridge (1801), speaking of a card factory which does great honor to American ingenuity, in the Northwest Parish of the town, says: On the first of September, 1799, William Whittemore and company commenced business. Twenty-three machines, now in
repaired and enlarged. Many families have been added to you, from abroad, and the growth of population among yourselves has greatly increased. A respectable and flourishing manufactory has been introduced and established, which has brought much wealth into the place, afforded employment and means of subsistence to many among you, and augmented the property of the town, and enhanced the value of real estate of many descriptions. A card manufactory, set up by William Whittemore and Co. in 1799. The cards are made by machines, an ingenious invention of Mr. Amos Whittemore, one of said company. Of these machines, which give to the manufactory its advantages, there are [1809] fifty-five in number, which may stick 80 doz. pair of cards in a day. The cards annually made amount to about $60,000. Between 40 and 50 persons are employed, whose wages are from 9 to 10,000 dollars a year. The buildings erected, and property purchased in the town, by the company and persons employed, have be
1793, 1795, 1801, 1807. Samuel Butterfield, 1785, 1786. Jeduthun Wellington, 1786-90, 1794, 1796. Seth Wyman, 1786-90, 1794. George Prentice, 1787-90, 1799, 1800, 1803-05. Samuel Locke, 1791-93, 1795. Philip Whittemore, 1791. James Russell, 1792. Jonathan Perry, 1793. Benjamin Cutter, 1795, 1796, 1801, 1802. Capt. Stephen Frost, 1796, 1797. Daniel Reed, 1797-99. Seth Frost, 1797, 1798. Ebenezer Hall, 1798-1800. James Cutter, 1799—declined. Ebenezer Cutter, 1800. David Hill, 1801, 1802. John Estabrook, 1801. Jonathan Whittemore, 1802. Ichabod Fessenden, 1803, 1804. Daniel Reed, 1803-07. Jonas Pei1799—declined. Ebenezer Cutter, 1800. David Hill, 1801, 1802. John Estabrook, 1801. Jonathan Whittemore, 1802. Ichabod Fessenden, 1803, 1804. Daniel Reed, 1803-07. Jonas Peirce, 1805-07. William Hill Jr., 1806. Precinct Collectors. John Winship, 1733. Ephraim Cook, 1734—fined for failing to serve. Jason Winship, 1734. William Cutter, 1735. Zechariah Hill, 1736. Joseph Bemis, 1737. David Dunster, 1738—fined for refusing to serve. John Fillebrown, 1738. William Butterf
b. his wid., d. 28 May, 1824, a. 68. He was a private soldier in the Revolutionary Army, and chosen Precinct assessor in 1799, but declined, and had Esther Peirce, d. 15 Aug. 1787, a. 18 mos. (g. s.); James, bap. 28 Sept. 1788; Seth Russell, bap. 1hn was a soldier in the French War. See Wyman, 693. 6. Robert—prob. gr.-s. of John (5), see Wyman, 693—had son, d.———, 1799, a. 5 mos. Sarah, d. 19 Apr. 1814, a. 41—dau. of Robert, son of John (5)—see Wyman. Ruthy, d. 19 Nov. 1822, a. 44—wife ofr. Daniel d. 22 Aug. 1801, a. 59. Daniel belonged to the Baptist Society, 21 July, 1787. He was a Precinct assessor, 1797-99. See Wyman, 803, 804. 4. Daniel, s of Daniel (3), had child, d. 25 Oct. 1791, a. 1 mo. He m. Priscilla Wyman, 26 Nov. 1ool-cards. He took his first patent on this machine 2 June, 1797, for the term of fourteen years; and went to England, in 1799, to secure a patent in that country. A renewal of his original patent was secured by the unanimous vote of Con