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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 8 0 Browse Search
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George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 2, 17th edition. 2 0 Browse Search
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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 10: Middlesex County. (search)
an and Sanitary Commissions, and for the soldiers directly. Natick Incorporated —— —, 1762. Population in 1860, 5,515; in 1865, 5,220. Valuation in 1860, $1,788,549; in 1865, $1,841,121. The selectmen in 1861, 1862, 1863, and 1864 were Willard Drury, William Edwards, C. B. Travis; in 1865, C. B. Travis, Jackson Bigelow, Dexter Washburn. The town-clerk in 1861 and 1862 was Henry Coggin; in 1863, 1864, and 1865, George L. Sleeper. The town-treasurer during all of these years was Nathaniel Clark. 1861. The first legal town-meeting to act upon matters relating to the war was held on the 29th of April, at which five thousand dollars were appropriated, to be expended under the direction of the selectmen for the benefit of soldiers' families. May 7th, The selectmen were authorized to expend one thousand dollars for a uniform to be given to the Natick Mechanic Rifle Company. They were also authorized to purchase for the use of the company certain tents belonging to the Woburn P<
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was mastered; the fortifications were occupied. How should a new government be instituted? Townmeetings, before news had arrived of the proclamation of William and Mary, were held throughout the colony. Of fifty-four towns, forty certainly, probably more, voted to reassume the old charter. Representatives were chosen; and once more Massachusetts assembled May 22 in general court. It is but a short ride from Boston to Plymouth. April 22. Already, on the twenty-second of April, Nathaniel Clark, the agent of Andros, was in jail; Hinckley resumed the government, and the children of the Pilgrims renewed the institution which had been unanimously signed in the Mayflower. But not one of the fathers of the old colony remained alive. John Alden, the last survivor of the signers, famed for his frugal habits, and an arm before which forests had bowed, was silent in death. The days of the Pilgrims were over, and a new generation possessed the soil. The royalists had pretended tha