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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 8: Hampden County. (search)
war, and made lint, bandages, and under-clothing, which from time to time were sent to the front. The value of these contributions in money was between eight hundred and a thousand dollars. One lady volunteered, and served three months as a nurse in one of the hospitals near Washington. Blandford Incorporated April 10, 1741. Population in 1860, 1,256; in 1865, 1,087. Valuation in 1860, $519,151; in 1865, $529,150. The selectmen in 1861 were Thomas S. Chaffee, Lyman R. Norton, David Bates; in 1862, James C. Hinsdale, William M. Lewis, Alfred Peckham; in 1863, Watson E. Boise, Francis Bates, Eli A. Cross; in 1864, Samuel A. Bartholomew, William M. Lewis, H. D. Tinker; in 1865, William M. Lewis, Eli Osborne, George C. Collister. The town-clerk and town-treasurer in 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864, was Norman V. Lewis; in 1865, B. B. Norton. 1861. The first legal town-meeting, to act upon matters connected with the war, was held on the 13th of May; at which D. P. Robinson, G
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2., The development of the public School of Medford. (search)
robably the assistant authorized by vote of May 11. Mr. Weed received one hundred dollars a quarter and board, and Mr. Kendall seventy-five dollars and board. David Bates, of Cohasset, Harvard, 1807, succeeded to Mr. Weed's salary and probably to his position as head of the school, for he received one hundred dollars a quarter and board, while Mr. Kendall still had seventy-five dollars and board. But after Mr. Bates' resignation, Aug. 30, 1808, the two teachers of the school were on an equality so far as salary went, each receiving twenty-five dollars a month and board, which was increased to thirty dollars in 1810. Abijah Kendall rendered the longest seSamuel Weed1800from Amesbury, b. 1774 School-house enlarged and two schools established 1807 1807July-May, 1809Abijah Kendallfrom Templeton 1807Aug.-Aug. 1808David Bates1807from Cohasset, b. 1784 1808Sept.-Nov. 1811Noah Kendall 1812April-Oct. 1812Eliphas B. JonesTaught Girls School 1813May-Nov. 1813Jeduthan RicharTaught Girls