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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 480 480 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. 47 47 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 30 30 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 29 29 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 27 27 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. 18 18 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 18 18 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.) 18 18 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.) 17 17 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 14 14 Browse Search
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ee, of which Abraham Hilliard was chairman, submitted an elaborate Report concerning the respective rights of the Town and the Proprietors of Common Lands in and to several lots therein described, and concerning sundry encroachments on the public highways. The report recited the history of the lot on which the Market House stood, showing that, after it had been occupied about fifty years by a court house, it had remained open for public travel during a still longer period, from about 1760 to 1812, and that the town had thus acquired the right of passage over it as a public highway; which report was accepted, and arrangements were made to secure the immediate or future removal of all encroachments on any of the public highways in the town. At a meeting of the Proprietors of the Market House, March 5, 1827, a deed was presented by a committee of the town of Cambridge, for the Proprietors to sign, thereby acknowledging that they have no right or title to the land whereon the market hous
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 16: ecclesiastical History. (search)
y, 1809; Nathaniel Livermore being its first deacon, as he was also its last.Aug. 7, 186290 Ephraim ForbesApril, 1817Nov. 1817 Isaiah BangsFeb. 21, 1842Mar. 22, 1859 73 Nathaniel P. HuntFeb. 21, 1842Oct. 29, 1854 61 University Church. Until 1812, the College government and students had united in public worship with the inhabitants of the First Parish in Cambridge; but in that year the Overseers expressed the opinion, that it would be for the advantage of the students, should religious insssive pastors and stated preachers have been,— Rev. Henry Ware, H. C. 1785, D. D. 1806, from 1814 to 1840. Rev. Dr. Kirkland officiated as joint pastor, until he resigned the Presidency of the College in 1828. Rev. Henry Ware, Jr., H. C. 1812, D. D. 1834, from 1840 to 1842. Rev. Convers Francis, H. C. 1815, D. D. 1837, from 1842 to 1855. Rev. Frederick D. Huntington, A. C. 1842, D. D. 1855, from 1855 to 1860. Rev. Andrew P. Peabody, H. C. 1826, D. D. 1852, Ll. D. Roch. U. 186
Capt. Samuel Whittemore desperately wounded. damage to property. troops stationed in Cambridge. College buildings used for barracks. hospitals established. Battle of Bunker Hill. Col. Thomas Gardner. arrival of General Washington. Headquarters. military Works in Cambridge. disposition of the troops. military operations. evacuation of Boston. difficulty in obtaining military stores. Gen. Burgoyne's troops. Cambridge officers and soldiers engaged in the Revolutionary War. War of 1812. Cambridge not enthusiastic in its favor. Light Infantry. War of the Rebellion. Cambridge organizes the first military company for the defence of the Union; roll of that company. Richmond surrendered to a Cambridge officer. officers and soldiers furnished by Cambridge during the War. soldiers' Monument erected by the City; names inscribed thereon. nearly forty-six hundred men, about one sixth part of the entire population of Cambridge, rendered active service in this internecine confl
ion of Independence. He was defeated as a candidate for Governor in 1812, but before the end of that year was elected Vice-president of the U Butterfield, 1807. Josiah Mason, 1807. Samuel P. P. Fay, 1808-1812, 1815– 1818, 1820. John Mellen, 1808-1812. William Hilliard, 11812. William Hilliard, 1811-1817, 1821, 1822, 1827, 1834. Royal Makepeace, 1813, 1814, 1818, 1827-1830. James P. Chaplin, 1819. Richard H. Dana, 1819. Levi Fa 1818, 1822, 1826, 1827. Josiah Mason, 1808. Benjamin Bigelow, 1812-1814. Thomas Austin, 1812, 1813, 1815. Phinehas B. Hovey, 18121812, 1813, 1815. Phinehas B. Hovey, 1812-1814. Josiah Moore, 1814. Job Wyeth, 1814, 1815. John Cook, 1815, 1816. Rufus Fiske, 1815, 1816, 1839, 1840. Josiah Hovey, 1816-1812-1814. Josiah Moore, 1814. Job Wyeth, 1814, 1815. John Cook, 1815, 1816. Rufus Fiske, 1815, 1816, 1839, 1840. Josiah Hovey, 1816-1818. Abel Whitney, 1816, 1838, 1839. John Williams, 1817. Levi Farwell, 1817-1821. Thomas L. Parker, 1817-1822. Luke Hemenway, 1entice, 1807. Newell Bent, 1807. Maj. Jonas Wyeth, 1808, 1809, 1812, 1813, 1817-1819. Thomas Mason, 1808-1813, 1815. Benjamin Bigel
3 (who was elected Lt.-gov. of Mass. 1801), and d. 1812; Francis, bap. 18 Nov. 1744. Francis the f. spent mysician and poet, res. in Boston; .John, bap. 12 Ap. 1812, grad. H. C. 1832; Ll.B. 1839, res. in Camb. Dr. Hb. 4 July 1810, d. 10 Sept. 1814; Abigail, b. 26 Ap. 1812, d. unm. 1 Mar. 1868; William Albert, b. 4 May 18160 Mar. 1782, a physician in Brighton, M. D. at H. C. 1812, rem. to Eaton, N. Y., 1825, and afterwards to Texasre Lucy, b. 1 June 1764, d. unm. of paralysis 5 Ap. 1812; Rebecca, b. 6 Nov. 1767, d. unm., bur. 14 May 1838;, a grocer, res. here and d. 14 Aug. 1876; Isaac, b. 1812, d. 23 Sept. 1817; Charles Augustus, b. 1815, d. 28 amily; res. for a time in Rox. and rem. to Holliston 1812, where he d. in April 1821; his w. Silence d. 5 Mar.had Julian, b. 1809, d. 19 Aug. 1817, a. 8; John, b. 1812, d. 17 Aug. 1817, a. 5; and perhaps others. Sarah, h Stevens Buckminster, who grad. H. C. 1800, and d. 1812); John, b. 24 Oct. 1720; Simon, b. 31 July 1722, pro
ap. 24 Jan. 1730-31, d. young; Martha, bap. 4 Feb. 1732-3, d. young; Francis, bap. 29 June 1735, d. young; George, bap. 6 June 1736, fell into scalding wort 19 Aug. 1739, and d. the next day; Katherine, bap. 24 Ap. 1737, d. young; William, bap. 16 Ap. 1738, d. young; Layton, bap. 11 Mar. 1738-9, d. young; John, bap. 30 Mar. 1740; George, bap. 5 July 1741, d. young; Phebe, bap. 14 Aug. 1743, m. Hon. Samuel Phillips, Jr., of Andover 6 July 1773 (who was elected Lt.-gov. of Mass. 1801), and d. 1812; Francis, bap. 18 Nov. 1744. Francis the f. spent most of his life in the public service. It is stated in an obituary notice, published in the Boston News Letter, 31 Mar. 1768, that he was early appointed Register of Probate for the County of Middlesex, which office he sustained for many years [1719-1731]; was clerk of the Hon. House of Representatives; was Register of Deeds forty-four years [forty-five years, 1721-1766]; was one of his Majesty's Council for twenty-six years [1732– 1757]; t
831. His first w. Mary was dau. of Ezra Stiles, D. D.; she d. 29 Aug. 1795, a. 28. He m. Sarah, dau. of Oliver Wendell, Esq., of Boston (pub 14 Feb. 1801), and had Mary Jackson, b. 17 June. 1802, m. Dr. Usher Parsons of Providence 23 Sept. 1822; Ann Susan, b. 15 May 1804, m. Rev. Charles W. William of Salem 29 May. 1826; Sarah Lathrop, bap. 29 Dec. 1805, d. 6 Nov. 1812; Oliver Wendell, b. 29 Aug. 1809, grad. H. C. 1829, a distinguished physician and poet, res. in Boston; .John, bap. 12 Ap. 1812, grad. H. C. 1832; Ll.B. 1839, res. in Camb. Dr. Holmes was eminent as a theologian and historian. His Annals are a monument of patient research and cautious and accurate investigation. His character is too fresh in the memory of the living to require a delineation. He d. 4 June 1837. His w. Sarah d. 19 Aug. 1862, a. 93. The mansionhouse, venerable for its age and the historical associations which cluster around it, still stands on the easterly side of Holmes Place. Homwood, William
an. 1808, a druggist, d. unm. at New Orleans 12 Sept. 1833; William, b. 4 July 1810, d. 10 Sept. 1814; Abigail, b. 26 Ap. 1812, d. unm. 1 Mar. 1868; William Albert, b. 4 May 1816; Lucy Ann, b. 19 Feb. 1818, m. Rev. Albert E. Denison 6 June 1844; Na he had Sally Preston, b. 14 Feb. 1780, d. 12 Aug. 1782; Francis, b. 30 Mar. 1782, a physician in Brighton, M. D. at H. C. 1812, rem. to Eaton, N. Y., 1825, and afterwards to Texas, where his son Francis is a prominent citizen; Sally, b. 17 Ap. 1783,. Sarah Hancock, dau. of Ebenezer Wyeth, 23 July 1783. His chil. were Lucy, b. 1 June 1764, d. unm. of paralysis 5 Ap. 1812; Rebecca, b. 6 Nov. 1767, d. unm., bur. 14 May 1838; Lydia, b. 22 May 1772, d. 25 Sept. 1773; James, b. 14 June 1775; Lydi in Boston and Camb., d. 12 Jan. 1861; William Watson, b. 26 Mar. 1810, a grocer, res. here and d. 14 Aug. 1876; Isaac, b. 1812, d. 23 Sept. 1817; Charles Augustus, b. 1815, d. 28 Sept. 1817. James the f. was a blacksmith, and res. on the northerly
n, b. 1756, d. 16 June 1758; Margaret, m. Rev. Timothy Dickinson of Holliston; Appleton, b. 1761, grad. H. C. 1781, merchant in Boston, where he m. Silence Conant 14 June 1785, and had a large family; res. for a time in Rox. and rem. to Holliston 1812, where he d. in April 1821; his w. Silence d. 5 Mar. 1829; Elizabeth, b. 1763, d. unm. at Holliston 13 Dec. 1835. Some of the births and deaths in this paragraph are taken from Binney's Prentice Family. 26. Caleb, s. of Deac. Henry (13), m. that he was the last male representative in Camb. of this family, once so numerous here, and now spread abroad so widely. 44. John, prob. s. of John (36), m. Sarah Collier 1 Nov. 1807, and had Julian, b. 1809, d. 19 Aug. 1817, a. 8; John, b. 1812, d. 17 Aug. 1817, a. 5; and perhaps others. Sarah, prob. w. of John, d. 9 June 1818, a. 40. 45. Samuel, of Acton, parentage not ascertained, m. Lydia, dau. of William Dickson of Chs., 17 Oct. 1765, and had, in Menot., a child, b. 22 Aug. 1766
was residing in Medf. being a second time a widow), 5 Sept. 1711, and had Lucy, b. 17 Aug. 1712, m. Rev. William Hobby of Reading 21 Oct. 1734; Martha, b. 24 July 1714, m. Judge Edmund Trowbridge 15 Mar. 1737-8, and d. without issue 31 July 1772; Jonathan, b. 11 June 1716, grad. H. C. 1736, d. unm. 24 Dec. 1738; Mary, b. 22 July 1718, m. Rev. Benjamin Stevens of Kittery 28 Sept. 1752, and d. 27 May 1763 (she was grandmother of Rev. Joseph Stevens Buckminster, who grad. H. C. 1800, and d. 1812); John, b. 24 Oct. 1720; Simon, b. 31 July 1722, prob. d. young; Ann, b. 19 Feb. 1724-5, m. William Ellery, Esq., of Newport, R. I., 11 Sept. 1750, and d. 7 Sept. 1764, a. 39 (she was mother of Elizabeth, who m. Chief Justice Dana 5 Aug. 1773, and d. 31 Aug. 1807, a. 56; and of Lucy, who m. William Channing, of which marriage issued William E. Channing, D. D., Walter Channing, M. D., and Prof. Edward T. Channing, Ll. D.). Jonathan the f. grad. H. C. 1696, was elected Tutor 4 Jan. 1702-3, wa