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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 238 238 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 31 31 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 28 28 Browse Search
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.) 16 16 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. 13 13 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 11 11 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 11 11 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) 11 11 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) 10 10 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 8 8 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 7., An eighteenth century enterprise. (search)
Nor was the river more favorable, as sunken logs proved a continual menace, sometimes impaling boats and causing wrecks. Mr. Sullivan believed in the use of printers' ink; for having made the successful passage to Concord and returned to Chelmsford, he immediately wrote an account of his doings to the Boston Advertiser, which published the same, and in whose editorial notice may be found a brief description of the boat and engine, which worked under all the disadvantages of novelty. In 1824 Mr. Sullivan received an appointment from President Monroe on the Board of Internal Improvement, and went south to examine a route for a canal across the Alleghanies. With his departure, no further effort seems to have been made to utilize the power of steam; but the new manager, Caleb Eddy, seems to have made the most of existing conditions. He added to the Rules and Regulations a prohibition of the use of the Signal-horn upon the Sabbath while near any house of worship, and his administ