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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 303 303 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 27 27 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) 15 15 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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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. 12 12 Browse Search
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Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 11 11 Browse Search
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gs thereon standing, raceway through Blackington's land, &c. The lane by the saw-factory was laid out as a town way in 1840. Abner Stearns's first business was that of wool-carding, to which he added a gristmill, afterward used for grinding yellow ochre for paint. In 1810 or 1811, he erected a large building on the site since Schouler's, in which he had a fulling-mill and a spinning machine of 72 spindles, in 1812. The yarn spun was taken elsewhere and made into broadcloth. The peace of 1815 broke up the business, owing to the excessive importation of British cloths. Stearns left West Cambridge in 1816, and was of Bedford in 1817. Abner Stearns, of Billerica, gentleman, sold to James Schouler, of Lynn, calico-printer, James Schouler, born in Scotland 13 July, 1786, died Westchester, N. Y, 24 Feb. 1864, aged 77; Margaret C, wife of same, died 24 July, 1851, aged 63 —gravestones Arlington. Father of Adjutant-General William Schouler and of John Schouler, selectman 1844-46, 18
ll, James Russell, Jr., Francis Locke, Jr., Thomas Fillebrown, Daniel Wilson, Moses Cutter, Joseph Hill, James Cutter, Jr., George Swan, Benjamin Cutter, Jr., John Wilson, Joel Frost, James Fillebrown. On Dec. 5, 1804, Artemas Kennedy was chosen president, Isaac Locke secretary, A. Kennedy chorister, Daniel Locke and John Perry bass assistants, Isaac Locke tenor assistant, Jason Kennedy treble assistant, James Hill treasurer. Ebenezer Rumford Thompson, school-master in West Cambridge, 1814-15, and born here March 6, 1796, refers, in a letter to Mr. J. B. Russell, of New Market, N. J., in 1879, to a visit of Jerome Bonaparte and his Bride to West Cambridge in 1804, to visit Whittemore's Card Factory. 1805 A meeting of the Precinct was held at the hall of Mr. Thomas Russell on Jan. 9, 1805—probably the hall over the store of Thomas Russell & Son, mentioned in town records in 1808. The dedication of the new meeting-house was appointed to be on Wednesday, March 20, 1805, at tw
e. 1811 Don Juan Stoughton was granted permission to build a tomb in the Burying Ground. 1815 and 1817. Repairs authorized on the cupola of new meetinghouse. The September gale, in 1815, 1815, took off about one-third of the roof of Dr. Fiske's Meeting House, landing it in the road, near the house where T. J. Russell now lives. The repairs on the meeting-house in 1817, were merely strengthWest Cambridge, but it was in Bedford, and other towns near. While I was at Westford Academy, in 1815, a young daughter of the house where I boarded was taken at nine P. M., and died at two the next Gardner, for repairing school-house3 04 George Prentiss, his commission for collecting taxes for 1815 (due to him in July next)139 28 James Perry, for perambulating, and for repairs on school-house4e of the fishery for 181651 00 The following sums were voted for the expenses of the town for 1815. Contingent expenses$200 00 Repairing the highways600 00 Treasurer's services10 00 Cler
on, 1850, 1854. Lewis P. Bartlett, 1851, 1862. Moses Proctor, 1851. Washington J. Lane, 1854, 1858-63. George C. Russell, 1855. Samuel Butterfield, 1858-66. Samuel F. Woodbridge, 1858-62 (resigned, and thanks of town voted). William Stowe, 1862 (declined). Samuel S. Davis, 1863-67. Reuben Hopkins, 1864. Joseph S. Potter, 1865-67. George Hill, 1867 (declined). Assessors. George Prentiss, 1808-11, 1816. Benjamin Locke, 1808-19. Samuel Butterfield, 1808-11, 1814, 1815. Daniel Adams, 1812, 1813. Isaac Locke, 1812-16, 1820-25, 1835-38. John Adams, 1816. James Hill, 1817-19. William Locke, Jr., 1817-19, 2d, 1820, 1821, Jr., 1822, 2d, 1823-25, Esq., 1842, 1843, 1846. Joshua Avery, 1820-22, 1838. Miles Gardner, 1823-25, 1827, 1828. Jonathan Frost, 2d, 1826-28 (excused 1828). John Perry, 1826-31. Walter Russell, 1826. Ephraim Tufts, 1828 (excused). Amos Hill, 1828 (excused). George Stearns, 1828-34. Reuben Johnson, 1829
r Book, 157-58; Coll. Essex Institute, III. 206. Dexter, Jonathan M., and w. Betsey, from ch. in Billerica, adm. here——1815. Had Henry, bap. 21 Mar. 1813; Abba Maria Wellington, bap. 21 Apr. 1816, d. 5 July, 1819, a. 3; Abba Maria Wellington, baug. 1764; Converse, bap. 27 July, 1766. Converse Francis was father of Converse, D. D., b. 9 Nov. 1795, Menotomy, H. U. 1815, minister at Watertown and professor Harv. Univ., d. 7 Apr. 1863; also of Mrs. Lydia Maria Child, b. Medford 11 Feb. 1802 and a spinning jenny of seventy-two spindles. The yarn spun was taken elsewhere, and made into broadcloth. The peace of 1815, however, broke up this business, owing to excessive importation of British cloths. In 1816 Mr. Stearns removed from Westpson, a son, b. here 5 March, 1796, grad. H. U. 1816, taught the public school in West Cambridge during the winter of 1814-15, and was the first Latin teacher of the senior author of this work. Mr. E. R. Thompson is yet living in Dunkirk, N. Y.