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s store-counter, by and for private persons, than sent through 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 busin
ner Gardner, 1849, 1851, 1852, 1854. John Schouler, 1849. William J. Niles, 1850 (resigned). Thomas P. Peirce, 1850 (excused), 1863. John P. Wyman, 1850, 1856. Dr. Howland Holmes, 1850. Rev. George Hill, 1850, 1851-56, 1868, 1859. Stephen Symmes, Jr., 1851, 1854, 1859-1861. Joseph O. Wellington, 1851, 1852, 1857. Addison Hill, 1851, 1853-55. Joseph Burrage, 1852, 1853. James E. Bailey, 1852. Rev. Joseph Banvard, 1853. Dr. Joseph Underwood, 1854, 1855, 1857. Dr. J. L. Alexander, 1865. Rev. Samuel B. Swaim, 1856, 1860-62. William E. Parmenter, Esq., 1856-67. Dr. Richard L. Hodgdon, 1856, 1857. Warren S. Frost, 1866. Josiah Crosby, 1857, 1859-67. Edwin Locke, 1858. John Adams, 1858. John D. Freeman, 1858-63 (resigned). Rev. Daniel R. Cady, 1861-67. Rev. William E. Gibbs, 1862-67. Rev. Samuel Abbot Smith, 1863-66 (deceased). Henry Swan, 1864-67. Samuel G. Damon, 1866-67. Rev. Amos Harris, 1867 (declined). Rev. Charles C. Salter, 186
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