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nanimity, which might serve for an example to all future times. They did so. They selected intelligent statesmen, true patriots, and professing Christians. The first election took place Sept. 4, 1780; and, in Medford, the votes stood thus:-- For Governor. John Hancock30 James Bowdoin20 For Lieutenant-Governor. Artemus Ward30 Benjamin Lincoln9 John Hancock3 James Bowdoin2 Thomas Cushing1 Benjamin Grenleaf1 For Senators and Councillors. Col. Cummings23 Stephen Hall, 3d13 William Baldwin11 Josiah Stone34 Nathaniel Gorham24 James Dix25 Eleazer Brooks24 Abraham Fuller12 Oliver Prescott3 Samuel Thatcher2 Thomas Brooks1 Samuel Curtis2 Benjamin Hall1 Here we find two candidates for each office; thus parties, inseparable from a state of free inquiry and equal rights, revealed themselves at once. The question being settled, the next election showed great unanimity, and recognized that central principle of majority which lies at the basis of our civil liberties.
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
heir sisters in other places in working for the benefit of the soldiers. They held meetings weekly during the years of the war, and furnished great quantities of garments and useful hospital stores. Those which were acknowledged by the President were chiefly sent by the ladies. Wayland Incorporated April 10, 1780. Population in 1860, 1,188; in 1865, 1,138. Valuation in 1860, $564,758; in 1865, $658,073. The selectmen in 1861 and 1862 were John N. Sherman, Thomas J. Damon, William Baldwin; in 1863, John N. Sherman, Horace Heard, James A. Loker; in 1864, John N. Sherman, William C. Grout, Henry R. Newton; in 1865, William C. Grout, Henry R. Newton, James A. Loker. The town-clerk and town-treasurer during all the years of the war was Henry Wright. 1861. Large and enthusiastic meetings of citizens were held on the 22d and 23d of April to consider the state of the country. After singing and speaking, it was voted to organize and drill a company for military service; a
uster rolls, preserved in the State House, the names of probably only a portion of the Cambridge officers and privates who served in that war. Of officers, Capt. Thomas Adams, Capt. William Angier, Lieut. Leonard Jones, and Ensigns Joseph Chadwick and John Dickson. Of staff and noncommissioned officers, Samuel Dean, Chaplain; Francis Moore, Surgeon; John Wright, Surgeon's Mate; Daniel Barrett, Downing Champney, John Demont, Benjamin Manning, Abraham Osborn, and James Lanman, Sergeants; William Baldwin, Jason Batherick and William Butterfield, Corporals. Somewhat more than one hundred names of private soldiers are preserved; and although the list is probably far from perfect, it is inserted in a note. Theophilus Alexander, William Alford, Henry Appleton, John Badger, William Barker, Caleb Barrett, Jonathan Barrett, Joshua Barrett, John Bartlett, John Batherick, Timothy Batherick, Jason Belknap, Joseph Belknap, John Bisco, Israel Blackington, Thomas Brickley, Thomas Brown, John Br
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 24. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones), chapter 1.1 (search)
sons. But their distinguished bravery ranks them among their comrades who had been more fortunate in educational advantages. We know also that a number of residents of Chapel Hill and its vicinity, who belonged to other commands, lost their lives in the service. Their names are as follows: Maj. John H. Whitaker, Capt. Elijah G. Morrow, Capt. William Stone, Lieutenants Wesley Lewis Battle, Richardson Mallett, William N. Mickle; Sergeant Thomas L. Watson; Privates, Alex. R. Morrow, William Baldwin, Junius C. Battle, Willis Nunn, Henry Roberson; Sergeant-major Edward Jones. If we credit the above list, whom we know to have been residents of Chapel Hill, and the members of Company G., 11th North Carolina, who lost their lives, to Chapel Hill, it will be seen that this small village and vicinity contributed no less than forty-nine of its sons to the cause of the Confederacy. Nor was enthusiasm and devotion to the call of duty confined to the village of Chapel Hill or to the st
he sequestration of personal property consisting of a lot of piano-fortes. Since the 30th of September petitions have been presented for the sequestration of estates held by the following, as former agents or partners enemies. Thos.8. Baldwin and John T. Williams, (former Keen, Baldwin & Williams.) John E Wadsworth and George S. Palmer, , Wadsworth, Turner & Co.) W Yancey and W. W. Harrison. Walker, Thos. P. Harrison, and John Smith. Garrett F. Wagon, firm of LuBaldwin & Williams.) John E Wadsworth and George S. Palmer, , Wadsworth, Turner & Co.) W Yancey and W. W. Harrison. Walker, Thos. P. Harrison, and John Smith. Garrett F. Wagon, firm of Ludlam & Watson. Carnal. E. D. Hitchcoct. (firm of Hitchcock & E. H. Itbodes and Geo. W. Wilson, (firm of Smith Rhodes & Co.) George L. Bayne. Wm. P. Ebbow. (agent for Auguste Belmonte.) Wm. Baither and John Enders. John , Charles W. Parcell, and Parcell. J. Leigh, (firm of C. M. Fry & Co.)