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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 266 266 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 77 77 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.) 39 39 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. 15 15 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 14 14 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 10 10 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 10 10 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 10 10 Browse Search
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the British on April 19, 1776, and nephew of Mrs. Martha (Russell) Dunster Locke. The house where Francis Locke lived is standing at the corner of Main and Bow streets in Arlington—at the Foot of the Rocks. The grand itinerant was Whitefield, to whom Mr. Cooke was opposed. Mrs. Locke died in 1771, aged 81. Mr. Dunster evidently studied for the ministry with his pastor Rev. Mr. Cooke. In 1764 Mr. Dunster had but one child, a daughter, born Oct. 1763.—See Henry Dunster and his Descendants (1876), by Samuel Dunster. For the use of this letter we are indebted to Mr. John B. Russell, who received it from Mr. C. H. Morse, formerly of Cambridgeport, now of Washington, D. C. 1765 The Massachusetts House Journals, 1765, Feb. 16, contain mention twice of a petition of Samuel Cooke, of Cambridge, Clerk, praying liberty to sell his children's part of the real estate of their grandfather, the Rev. John Cotton, of Newton, deceased, for the reasons mentioned. The second mention signifi
h the mails. He recommended Capt. William S. Brooks, who was appointed, and thus became first Postmaster of the town. The postmasters of the town have been: William S. Brooks, 1812-1814; Amos Whittemore, 1818-1827; Henry Whittemore, 1831-1834; Isaac Shattuck, Jr., 1835-1839; John Fowle, 1840-1846; Edwin R. Prescott, 1847-1862; Abel R. Proctor, 1862-1868; Frederick E. Fowle, 1869-1879. Belmont (before set off as a town)—John L. Alexander, 1865-1869. Arlington Heights—Jonas M. Bailey, 1876-1877; Charles L. Howard, 1878-1879. Capt. Brooks was an ardent Federalist and a public-spirited citizen, and opened the first lumber yard in the place, as well as a dry goods and grocery store. There were seven groceries in the town at this period, kept by William Locke, Tufts & Adams, Thomas Russell, Walter Russell, William S. Brooks and Miles Gardner, besides the Factory Store kept by William Whittemore & Co., though more business was done by Colonel Russell than by all the others combine
Henry J. Wells, 1868-72. Josiah Crosby, 1868-76. Henry Swan, 1869-79—term expires 1881. Saer, 1872 (resigned). Rev. J. M. Finotti, 1873-76 (left town). Rev. Amos Harris, 1874-76 (left 76 (left town). John H. Hardy, 1874-76. Alfred Hobbs, 1874-78. Rev. George W. Cutter, 1876-76. John W76. Alfred Hobbs, 1874-78. Rev. George W. Cutter, 1876-76. John W. West, 1876-77. William H. Allen, 1876-79—term expires 1882. John P. Wyman, 1876-79. John S. C1876-76. John W. West, 1876-77. William H. Allen, 1876-79—term expires 1882. John P. Wyman, 1876-79. John S. Crosby, 1876-79—term expires 1882. F. V. B. Kern, 1876-79—term expires 1880. Daniel F. Jones, 176. John W. West, 1876-77. William H. Allen, 1876-79—term expires 1882. John P. Wyman, 1876-79. John S. Crosby, 1876-79—term expires 1882. F. V. B. Kern, 1876-79—term expires 1880. Daniel F. Jones, 1877-79—term expires 1881. Rev. Matthew Harkins, 1878-79—term expires 1881. Marcus Morton, 18791876-77. William H. Allen, 1876-79—term expires 1882. John P. Wyman, 1876-79. John S. Crosby, 1876-79—term expires 1882. F. V. B. Kern, 1876-79—term expires 1880. Daniel F. Jones, 1877-79—term expires 1881. Rev. Matthew Harkins, 1878-79—term expires 1881. Marcus Morton, 1879—term expires 1882. 1876-79—term expires 1882. John P. Wyman, 1876-79. John S. Crosby, 1876-79—term expires 1882. F. V. B. Kern, 1876-79—term expires 1880. Daniel F. Jones, 1877-79—term expires 1881. Rev. Matthew Harkins, 1878-79—term expires 1881. Marcus Morton, 1879—term expires 1882. 1876-79. John S. Crosby, 1876-79—term expires 1882. F. V. B. Kern, 1876-79—term expires 1880. Daniel F. Jones, 1877-79—term expires 1881. Rev. Matthew Harkins, 1878-79—term expires 1881. Marcus Morton, 1879—term expires 1882. 1876-79—term expires 1882. F. V. B. Kern, 1876-79—term expires 1880. Daniel F. Jones, 1877-79—term expires 1881. Rev. Matthew Harkins, 1878-79—term expires 1881. Marcus Morton, 1
ciety have been:—Thomas Green, 1783-93; position of minister vacant, 1794-1818; Benjamin C. Grafton, 1818-23; John Ormsby, 1824-27; Ebenezer Nelson, 1828-34; Appleton Morse and Charles Miller, 1834-38; So given in the Arlington Baptist Church Book, but not recognized as such in the Massachusetts Registers of the time. Timothy C. Tingley, 1838-45; George J. Carleton, 1845-51; Joseph Banvard, 1851-53; Samuel B. Swaim, 1854-62; John Duncan, 1863-64; Amos Harris, 1865-75; Charles H. Spaulding, 1876-79. Universalist Society.—A Society of this denomination appears to have existed in the town as early as 1832, but without a regular established organization till Aug. 13, 1840, when it was voted to build a meeting-house, and a Society was organized under the name of the First Universalist Society in West Cambridge. The subscribers to a fund for building a Universalist meeting-house in the town of West Cambridge, who petitioned for a warrant for a parish meeting on Aug. 3, 1840, were
Apr. 1766—privately; sick. Ja-son the father rem. to Mason, N. H., in 1769. See Wyman, 313. Rachel Mason, brought up at Jason Dunster's, o. c. and was bap. 14 Feb. 1762, aet. 18. See Mason. Tony, negro belonging to the Dunsters, d. 4 Mar. 1745, a. 90. Negro child, girl, at Mr. Dunster's, b. 17 Mar. 1747, d. 24 Mar. 1747, a. 7 days. Negro child at Mr. D.'s, d. 2 Apr. 1750. Mr. Samuel Dunster, of Attleborough, Mass., in a volume entitled Henry Dunster and his Descendants (published 1876), gives a very full account of the above individuals. Durant or Durrant, Benjamin, of Lexington—buried here —d. 23 Oct. 1748, a. 17 yrs. Mrs. Lydia, d. 6 Jan. 1793, a. 89. Dutton, Stephen and wife, o. c. 2 June, 1783, and had dau. Lucy, bap. 1 June, 1783. Susanna m. James Frost, 3 Dec. 1776. E Earl, Rhoda, of Marblehead, and Daniel Butter, of Charlestown, m. 12 Mar. 1826. Eastman, Jonathan, of Concord, New Hampshire, and Esther Johnson, of Woburn, m. 15 Sept. 1776. Eaton, W<