nary heroine, Mrs. John Fulton (born Sarah Bradlee). At this time he presented her with a breast-pin, now in possession of descendants of hers (Rindge family) in Cambridge.
He also dined at Dudley Hall's in the house still standing on the north side of High street, No. 57.
The story of this dinner party has never before been inton or here, though their descriptions are brief.
Lydia Francis was then a charming young girl of twentytwo, having the entree of the best society in Boston and Cambridge.
She was already known as a writer, and in 1825 issued her Evenings in New England, which mentions Lafayette's entry into Boston and the reception given him, ofok from it this one piece and placed it in another that I have today.
When Edward Everett made the speech of welcome to Lafayette in 1824 at the old church in Cambridge, it is said he brought tears and cheers from his hearers, comprising one of the finest audiences in America, when at the close of his Phi Beta Kappa address he t
th in the transacting of the affairs of this house, as also in all such other occasions, as may fall out within this Colony respecting such precedency of place.
Twenty-four towns are named; Meadford is not in the list.
1658, May 26.
In answer to the request of the inhabitants of Meadford, it is ordered, that all matters of a civil nature arising within their peculiar—— proper to the cognizance of three Commissioners for ending small cases, be heard and determined by the Commissioners of Cambridge.
[In the record a word is omitted after the word peculiar.]
When Deputy Governor Dudley, and those with him came to this neighborhood, they visited several places; they named one Boston. . . another Meadford,. . .[P. 120.]
This action by Dudley and his associates does not alter the fact that Meadford was settled prior to the arrival of the above party.
There is a good reason why the farm that Governor Cradock's servants had planted should be given a distinctive name.
All the lan
relinquish his work in West Medford, and, following various supplies, Rev. Arthur A. Cambridge was called to the leadership of the new church body, not then incorpor
The initial steps toward organization were taken on January 20, 1896. Rev. Mr. Cambridge was called March 5, and came in May from the Baptist Church in North Bill parsonage was begun immediately, and when completed it was occupied by the Rev. Mr. Cambridge.
After his retirement it was rented, in order that it might carry itseth, April 18, 1897, was the date of the first occupancy of the building.
Rev. Mr. Cambridge preached an Easter sermon at the morning service and gave an address at ncome to see their dream and the dream of the Rev. Mr. Abbott realized.
Rev. Mr. Cambridge resigned March 5, 1899, and on November 24 of the same year Rev. Truman Oist Church are given as follows: Mrs. L. A. Ambler, Mrs. Mary A. Bass, Rev. Arthur A. Cambridge, Mrs. Belle S. Cambridge, George E Crosby, Mrs. Augusta R. Crosby, Arc