Curtis street is named in remembrance of this ship builder.
Mr. Davis removed to Cape Cod, and the vessel which was to carry his goods to the new home came to the very door to be loaded.
Mr. Jotham Stetson's yard was above the Winthrop
Note.—Old Clocks and Watches and their Makers by F. J. Britten (London, 1899) is valuable for facts concerning the general subject of time-pieces, while the results of the exhaustive researches of Dr. Irving Lyon, given in his Colonial Furniture (Boston, 1890, now unfortunately out of print), should be studied by those desiring to learn the state of the art in the Colonies.
As to hall clocks, consult in addition Notes on Long Case Clocks, in Studio Magazine (London), August, 1902, by Britten.—J. A. Jr.
Street bridge, then not in existence.
His home was at the corner of South street and Maple avenue, and until a few years ago was occupied by his daughter.
Mr. Peter Lewis built a small vessel on the north bank of the river, just east of the L
e has struck up a close acquaintance with every tree of note, his pleasures enlarging from year to year with the ever-widening circle of his forest friends.
In the summer of 1886 the historian fell in with the photographer, and the scheme outlined by the Autocrat began to assume a vague consistency.
The photographer mentioned was Mr. Henry Brooks of West Medford, with whom he worked in preparing the book.
The labor of collecting the material was great, but it was finally published in 1890.
As the work was of such magnitude as to make it an expensive publication, the subscription was limited to five hundred copies, but in spite of the cost, the edition was soon exhausted, and it is now impossible to purchase a single copy.
The introduction was written by Oliver Wendell Holmes, to whom was due the inspiration that led to the making of the book.
No sooner was one task completed than another was already planned and well started.
His Typical Elms was scarcely before the publi
Ladies' Sewing Circle.
Mrs. J. F. Wethern was its first president.
The Women's Missionary Circle was formed in 1875, under the pastorate of Rev. Mr. Richardson, whose wife was its first president.
The Christian Endeavor Society was formed in 1887. Mr. Wm. H. Breed was its first officer.
This and all other church work was dear to his heart.
His labors were abundant and unceasing in the interests of the church until his removal from town.
The Farther Lights Society was organized in 1890. Miss L. Ella Gilman was its first president.
The pastors of the church since its organization in 1841 have been:—
Rev. George M. Bosworth, D. D.
Rev. B. C. Grafton.
Rev. G. F. Danforth.
Rev. Edward K. Fuller.
Rev. Thomas E. Keely.
Rev. George M. Preston.
Rev. James C. Hurd.
Rev. John G. Richardson.
Rev. James P. Abbott, D. D.
Rev. Millard F. Johnson.
Rev. Henry C. Graves, D. D. (Acting pastor.)
Rev. Maurice A. Levy.
Those who have served the church as deacons:—