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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 267 267 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 92 92 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 52 52 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.) 43 43 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 31 31 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 29 29 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
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.) 13 13 Browse Search
The Photographic History of The Civil War: in ten volumes, Thousands of Scenes Photographed 1861-65, with Text by many Special Authorities, Volume 10: The Armies and the Leaders. (ed. Francis Trevelyan Miller) 11 11 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 9 9 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 15., Two Medford buildings of the Fifties. (search)
e for two-flat houses. These and the less pretentious ones of that period can readily be identified by careful observers. With these came the call for increased school accommodation and for a meeting-place or social center. So for this latter was the subscription list and funds the historian and committee mention, and we are told the new school building was for a little time thus used. In 1852 the West Medford Lyceum and Library Association was incorporated, and continued operative until 1871, and may have had its earlier meetings in the school hall, or until the building known as Mystic hall was erected in 1852. This was done by Mr. T. P. Smith, who was alluded to by Mr. Caldwell in his minority report. Mr. Smith had purchased the almshouse just vacated by the town, thus adding the old town farm to his extensive domain, which stretched away to the river and on which was the large house in which he lived. (See Register, Vol. XI, No. 3, frontispiece, for this and Mystic hall.
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 15., Story of Songs from the Medford Woods. (search)
d it as anonymous. Only after printing it had he learned it was not his friend's. He was very glad to hear of the true author and as he was to issue a new edition of Child life he would give the credit of the poem to Miss Smith if she would accept the additions and alterations. The second edition was printed, but by some typographical error the author's name was given as Clara instead of Carrie Smith. Here is her poem, and beside it is the poem as accredited to Whittier, appearing in 1871. Jack-in-the-pulpit. Jack, in his pulpit, Preaches today, Under the green trees, Just over the way, Close by the mossy Stone wall; on the air Ringeth the Lily-bells Calling us there. Come—hear what his reverence Will have to say To his audience, this sweet, Calm, Sabbath-day. Out in the free, pure air, As, we've been told, The Puritans preached— Our fathers of old-00 Thus Jack discourses 'Neath the blue skies; As theirs—perhaps his words May prove as wise. Lovely the canopy O'er his head <