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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 65 1 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 26 0 Browse Search
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e present substantial iron fence erected on Massachusetts Avenue, Garden Street, and the northerly boundary. This God's Acre, as it is often called, contains the dust of many of the most eminent persons in Massachusetts: the early ministers of the town, Shepard, Mitchel, Oakes, Appleton, Hilliard, and others; early presidents of Harvard College, Dunster, Chauncy, Willard; the first settlers and proprietors, Simon Stone, Deacon Gregory Stone, Roger Harlakenden, John Bridge, Stephen Daye, Elijah Corlett; and, later, the Lees, the Danas, Allstons, and Wares. It is much to be regretted that so many graves remain unmarked, and equally so that the names of tenants of many costly tombs are unknown by the very imperfect registration, or want of registration, in the town records. Some tombs of once prominent families, who have become extinct, were built on a level with the sod, and as no name or mark whatever is to be seen, are walked over unknown. Several of the substantial above — ground
ge. In that year the curtain suddenly rises on Elijah Corlett's faire Grammar Schoole, by the side of the colmes in with this theory of an earlier school that Mr. Corlett, when we first hear of him in 1643, was already iorder the prudentials of the town should direct. Mr. Corlett had to look to the parents for his pay, but his fplace. The General Court made similar grants for Mr. Corlett's relief, so that his heart was touched, as he hind a college wherein women are trained to do it. Corlett's schoolhouse on Holyoke Street, built by private eay. The school that has come down to us from Elijah Corlett's was undoubtedly a grammar school for a long t came to the Latin Grammar School on Garden Street, Corlett's old school, in 1840, for in that year it was divi at length came to rest the perturbed spirit of Elijah Corlett's transformed, dismembered, and wandering schoohad its home there under the eaves of the college. Corlett's tree was not to be pulled up by the roots and set
212; Berkeley Street School, 212; Browne and Nichols, 212-214; Cambridge School for Girls, 214-217; FittingSchool for Boys and Girls, 217. Schools, public: Elijah Corlett's faire Grammar Schoole, 187; his reputation as a teacher, 188; his first schoolhouse, 188; Indian youths fitting for college, 188; the Court orders towns to appoint teachers, 188; how teachers' salaries were paid, 188; Mr. Corlett's meagre fees, 188; the town comes to the rescue, 188; votes him an annual salary, 188; grants from the General Court, 188; early grammar school a college fitting-school, 188, 189; for boys exclusively, 189; no formal provision for girls, 189; fashionable to ridicule female learning, 190; how girls worked their way into the public schools, 190; successors to Corlett's schoolhouse, 190; transformation of the colonial grammar school, 191; Edward Everett's description of a common town school, 191; a grammar school in a double sense, 191; children comes to includes both sexes, 191; co-educ