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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 148 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 4, April, 1905 - January, 1906 6 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 6 0 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 4 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 2 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 2 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 2 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 2 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 2 0 Browse Search
The writings of John Greenleaf Whittier, Volume 1. (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier) 2 0 Browse Search
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nd so a superstitious thing, and a relique of Antichrist. The settlement of this matter caused a deal of trouble and anxiety. They were doubtful of the lawful use of the cross in an ensign, but satisfied that his act was very unlawful, so that finally Mr. Endicott was censured, and disabled for one year from holding any public office. On the 27th Jan., 1631-2, the Governour and some company with him went No doubt a-foot, says Prince. For the purpose of laying out a public road. Hist. Coll. V. 3, 2d Ser. p. 265. up by Charles River about eight miles above Watertown, and left an indelible record of their visit in the names which they gave to prominent features of the landscape, and which are still retained. Winthrop's Journal says they named the first brook, on the north side of the river, (being a fair stream and coming from a pond a mile from the river), Beaver Brook, because the beavers had shorn down divers great trees there, and made divers dams across the brook. Thence t
he river, which was afterwards put by the commissioners upon the two towns. In 1807 the Watertown end was swept away by a freshet. It was followed by a foot bridge for a few years, when a bridge suitable for teams was erected by subscription. The north end of this was swept away in 1818. The present bridge was built not long after. The establishment of The Waltham Cotton and Wool Factory Company, is described January 1, 1815 as follows: In the Description of Waltham, in Mass. Hist. Coll., Vol. III. 2d Series, said to have been written by Rev. Samuel Ripley. The article is signed M. U. which may be the initials of Unitarian Minister reversed.— It is an extensive and profitable establishment. The company commenced building early in 1800, and the cotton factory was in operation the same year. It contains 2,000 spindles, and works 300 lbs. of cotton per day. The woollen factory has 380 spindles, 4 jennies, and 2 jacks, and spins 60 lbs. per day. The number of looms in c