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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.) 4 0 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 4 0 Browse Search
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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
mayor; Andrew Sawtell, Francis Thompson, Anthony S. Morss, James F. Dwinell, Otis Little, Matthew H. Merriam, Joseph Lovett, Joseph F. Boyd, Oliver H. P. Smith, aldermen. In 1865, Charles Robinson, Jr., mayor; Edwin F. Adams, Robert Todd, John B. Wilson, William H. Kent, Samuel P. Langmaid, Liverus Hull, John F. Gilman, Jeremiah Prescott, Joseph Caldwell, aldermen. The city-clerk in 1861 was Charles Poole; in 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865, Daniel Williams. The city-treasurer in 1861 was James Bird; in 1862, 1863, and 1864, Lowell W. Chamberlain; in 1865, Linus A. Pearson. 1861. April 16th, The mayor was directed to tender to the Governor the use of the city hall, or any other suitable public building, for the accommodation of troops; also to cause the American flag to be hoisted upon the staff over the city hall until otherwise ordered. April 19th, The mayor called a special meeting of the city council, and sent in a message recommending the appropriation of ten thousand dollars
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.), Book III (continued) (search)
ties of its improvement. No one of these men, however, had any real faith in the American drama or in the native subject. Edwin Forrest (1806-1872) encouraged the Philadelphia group of writers, See Book II, Chap. II. but the topics chosen by Bird, Conrad, Stone, Smith, Miles, and Boker were largely in accord with English romantic models. Stone's Metamora; or, the last of the Wampanoags spoke the language of James Sheridan Knowles; Boker's Francesca da Rimini reflected the accents of the E many a soldier Who for his country fell. Some of the most popular pieces of the Revolutionary period, mostly satirical verses by known authors, have been treated in an earlier chapter. See Book I, Chap. IX. From the War of 1812 remain James Bird, a ballad of a hero shot for desertion, texts of which have drifted as far inland as the Central states, and a camp song in ridicule of General Packingham. Some verses beginning Then you sent out your Boxer to beat us all about; We had an
1815, a. 69. The children of Mr. Hancock were John, bap. 22 Oct. 1775, and d. 29 Sept. 1796; Solomon, bap. 14 July 1776; Samuel, bap. 10 Aug. 1777; Torrey, bap. 15 Nov. 1778. 10. Solomon, S. of Torrey (9), m. Susanna Baker Bird of Dorchester. 13 Jan. 1803; she d. 10 Nov. 1816, and he m. Nabby Hews of Weston 23 Nov. 1817. His chil. were Susanna Baker, b. 15 Ap. 1804 and d. same day; John, b. 29 Aug. 1805; Ann Susan, b. 1 June 1807, m. Belcher Hancock-Sept. 1834; and d. 28 Dec. 1866; James Bird, b. 3 July 1809, d. 9 Mar. 1871; Joanna Bird, b. 21 Dec. 1811, d. 4 May 1813; Solomon, b. 7 Ap. 1814, m. Amaranth J. Nash of Auburn, Me., 10 July 1854; res. on the homestead; Samuel, b. 26 Sept. 1815, d. 29 Sept. 1815; William Torrey, b. 18 Oct. 1825. Solomon the f. was a saddler, harness maker, and chaise trimmer; he res. on the northwest corner of Pearl and Green streets, where he d. 6 May 1862; his wife Nabby d. 21 Jan. 1851. 11. Samuel, s. of Torrey (9), m. Ann Bird of Dorchester 2
1815, a. 69. The children of Mr. Hancock were John, bap. 22 Oct. 1775, and d. 29 Sept. 1796; Solomon, bap. 14 July 1776; Samuel, bap. 10 Aug. 1777; Torrey, bap. 15 Nov. 1778. 10. Solomon, S. of Torrey (9), m. Susanna Baker Bird of Dorchester. 13 Jan. 1803; she d. 10 Nov. 1816, and he m. Nabby Hews of Weston 23 Nov. 1817. His chil. were Susanna Baker, b. 15 Ap. 1804 and d. same day; John, b. 29 Aug. 1805; Ann Susan, b. 1 June 1807, m. Belcher Hancock-Sept. 1834; and d. 28 Dec. 1866; James Bird, b. 3 July 1809, d. 9 Mar. 1871; Joanna Bird, b. 21 Dec. 1811, d. 4 May 1813; Solomon, b. 7 Ap. 1814, m. Amaranth J. Nash of Auburn, Me., 10 July 1854; res. on the homestead; Samuel, b. 26 Sept. 1815, d. 29 Sept. 1815; William Torrey, b. 18 Oct. 1825. Solomon the f. was a saddler, harness maker, and chaise trimmer; he res. on the northwest corner of Pearl and Green streets, where he d. 6 May 1862; his wife Nabby d. 21 Jan. 1851. 11. Samuel, s. of Torrey (9), m. Ann Bird of Dorchester 2