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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
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
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
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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condition of teachers and schools at this time. The first is James G. Carter, whose work will be later spoken of. In a paper, The Schools of Massachusetts in 1824, by James Gordon Carter. Old South Leaflets, No. 135. published in 1824, he described the teachers of the primary summer schools as possessed of very moderate att1824, he described the teachers of the primary summer schools as possessed of very moderate attainments, for they were often very young, constantly changing their employment, and consequently with but little experience. He asks if there is any other service in which young and often ignorant persons are employed, without some previous instruction in their appropriate duties. You wonder how such teachers were appointed, ands G. Carter of Lancaster, Massachusetts. A Harvard graduate of 1820, a teacher by profession, a clear, strong thinker, and a forcible writer, he began as early as 1824 to publish to the world his thoughts on the Principles of Instruction. Then he sought to reach the public through the columns of a Boston newspaper, and suggested
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 10., Extracts from Selectmen's Records. (search)
s of Selectmen, has since been found in the Safe of the Town House—and is now deposited therein Attest J. P. Hall, Town Clerk Lafayettes visit. Oct. 19, 1824. Voted, To allow Henry Chapman's Acct. for Ensigns on Gen . Lafayetts visit $5.00 Voted to allow Darius Waitts acct. for work &c on reception of Genl. Lafayette 6.87 Vol. III, p. 113. Voted to allow James Hyde's acct. for decorations of Streets on reception of Genl. Lafayette——2.00 Vol. III, p. 115. Jan. i, 1824 [should be 1825]. Voted to allow James W. Brooks acct for horse & chaise twice to Lexington for bass Drum at visit of Lafayette 3.12 Vol. III, p. 118. Isaac Royall's Bequest of Land in Granby for Sup-Port of schools. Wednesday [ ] 30, 1794. [Extract from town warrant.] To know if they will Chuse an agent to Proce [ ] their Claims to Land in Granby. Vol. I, p. 1. June 3, 1799. Voted, That Mr. Porter & N. Hall be desired to advise with the Treasurer and Place the money Received f<