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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.) 18 18 Browse Search
Plato, Republic 3 3 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 37. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 3 3 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.) 3 3 Browse Search
Mary Thacher Higginson, Thomas Wentworth Higginson: the story of his life 3 3 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 12. 2 2 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2 2 Browse Search
Bliss Perry, The American spirit in lierature: a chronicle of great interpreters 2 2 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 6, April, 1907 - January, 1908 2 2 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910 2 2 Browse Search
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men who remembered the building of the stone bridge and the grain elevator, who shook their heads ominously. They even ventured to remark that all might not work smoothly. Receiving the reply that modern engineering would be all-sufficient for this little stream, one said, Well, well, perhaps old Larry can tell ye something ye don't know. Just what he foretold came to pass in the construction of the coffer-dam, and their effort was fruitless. Work was suspended till, in the summer of 1908, another firm took up the work, and at last succeeded in building the coffer-dam around the first section. Work rapidly progressed on the concrete structures, and on November 3 the last plank was driven, closing the other section and turning the water's course through the lock. On November 10 a temporary gate was closed therein, and for the first time in the history of Mystic river the tides of ocean ceased to ebb and flow above Cradock bridge. Daily the fresh water accumulated above the w
Papers and Addresses. The Medford Historical Society has been privileged during its thirteenth year, 1908-1909, with the following:— October 19.—Fisher Ames. Frank Gaylord Cook, Esq. November 16.—Around the Caribbean. Rosewell B. Lawrence, Esq. December 21.—The Cost of Municipal Government in Massachusetts. Charles F. Gettemy, Esq. January 18.—The Evolution of a New England Home. Mr. Frank Smith, of Dedham. February 15.—A Union Spy and Her Correspondents. Mr. John Albree, of Swampscott. April 19.—The First Inauguration of John Hancock. Francis Hurtubis, Jr., Esq., of Boston. May 17.—The West Medford Congregational Church. Deacon Herbert N. Ackerman. In the Saturday evening course the subjects and speakers were; December 5.—Shay's Rebellion. Mr. George S. Mann, of Brookline. January 2.—The Pump in the Market Place. Miss Eliza M. Gill. February 6.—From the Stage Coach to the Parlor Car. Mr. Charles E. Mann, of Malden. March 6.—The Water Supply of