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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 209 209 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.) 42 42 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) 25 25 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Henry Walcott Boynton, Reader's History of American Literature 18 18 Browse Search
Brigadier-General Ellison Capers, Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 5, South Carolina (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 15 15 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 8 8 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.) 7 7 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 20. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 7 7 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) 6 6 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 33. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 6 6 Browse Search
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repay study, even in the changed conditions since 1856. Elizur Wright, a man of words as well as deeds, translated La Fontaine's Fables, 1859, and wrote Savings Bank Life Insurance, 1872, and Trap Baited with Orphan, 1878. His daughter Ellen published his appeals for the Middlesex Fells and the forests, with a sketch of what he did for both. Richard Price Hallowell was the author of Quakers in New England, 1870; Quaker Invasion of Massachusetts, 1883; Pioneer Quakers in Massachusetts, 1887. Mrs. Anna Davis Hallowell edited the Life and Letters of James and Lucretia Mott, 1884. John Ward Dean, whose long and valuable services as librarian of the New England Historical and Genealogical Society has made all investigators in that most patient of studies indebted to him, has written a History of the Gerrymander, 1892; Descendants of Thomas Deane, 1883; Memoir of Rev. Nathaniel Ward; Memoirs, Rev. Michael Wigglesworth; Hon. Daniel Messinger; Charles Wesley Tuttle, and with Hon.
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 15., Union Congregational Church. (search)
n, and was occupied by about one hundred and twenty families, three-fourths of whom were Protestants. A few of these were associated with the two churches then on Winter Hill in Somerville, and a few others attended the churches in Medford Center. The long, lonely walk to Medford, cold and bleak in winter and hot in summer, and the wearisome climb up Winter Hill, tended to keep many away from church, who would have been glad to attend had there been a more convenient place of worship. In 1887 the Home Missionary Society of the Congregational Churches engaged Rev. F. I. Kelley (a student in Boston University) to hold preaching services in the chapel at the corner of Broadway and Alfred street. He found quite a company of men and women glad to assemble together for regular worship, and the movement gained such headway that the question of organizing a church soon began to be discussed. The decision was reached that it would be wise and proper to organize. The Presbyterians had a