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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks), Chapter
Cobb, David 1748-1839 Military officer; born in Attleboro, Mass., Sept. 14, 1748; graduated at Harvard College in 1766; became a physician; member of the Provincial Congress in 1775; aide-de-camp to Washington for a number of years; and brevetted brigadier-general at the close of the Revolutionary War. Washington assigned him the duty of providing entertainment for the French officers, and of making terms for the evacuation of New York. He was a member of Congress in 1793-95; lieutenant-governor of Massachusetts in 1809. He died in Taunton, Mass., April 17, 1839.
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Genealogical Register (search)
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, B. (search)
The Daily Dispatch: July 29, 1864., [Electronic resource], The
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The Daily Dispatch: July 29, 1864., [Electronic resource], Serenade to
Serenade to Gen. Johnston --On Wednesday night several citizens complimented this officer with a serenade. Sume very sweet music was discoursed by the hand of musicians; and several very fine piteous sung. We learn that the General will remain a guest of General Cobb for several days.--Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle.