There is no record whether the dinner was held.
Bet with C. Brooks that Napoleon Bonaparte will escape from the Island of St. Helena before the first of August, A. D. , 1819; a good dinner at our class meeting. November 12, 1815. Samuel D. Bell.
One of the last clippings Brooks inserted in the scrap book was an obituary notice of his college friend, Bell. Samuel Dana Bell (1797-1868) was a son of Governor Samuel Bell of New Hampshire. He studied law and practiced in Concord and MaSamuel Dana Bell (1797-1868) was a son of Governor Samuel Bell of New Hampshire. He studied law and practiced in Concord and Manchester. In 1859 he was appointed Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court. He resigned in 1865 and died at Manchester July, 1868.
This date in August, 1819, was chosen because that was the month in which Commencement exercises were then held.
Brooks took good rank in his course, and on graduation continued his theological studies at Harvard.
In the month mentioned in the record of the wager he took his Master's degree and delivered the valedictory in Latin.
This paper is still preser
have permission to take from the Town stock twenty four hundred ball for the purpose of making into ball Cartridges and returning them to the place of deposit in the meeting house Vol.
III, p. 151.
Oct. 5, 1829.
Voted on application of Capt. John Sparrell for the Exempt money now in Treasury to purchase side arms for the Sargents of his company & for repairing their Guns.
Vol. III, p. 163.
Pertaining to the meeting House.
Nov. 1, 1802.
Voted to Allow Col. Revere & Sons a|c for Bell.
Vol. I, p. 51.
Jan. 2, 1804.
Voted, To give an order to Paul Revere & son an order for interest due on his acct.
for a bell.
Vol. I, p. 63.
Mar. 6, 1815. James T. Floyd offered to serve the Town in the capacity of Sexton taking good care of the meeting house and Clock ringing the bell on Sunday and all publick occasions &c. for $25.—a year.
Voted, To allow him the said sum of $25.—for said service the year ensuing.
Vol. II, p. 143.
May 1, 1814.