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interested patriotism, and fraternal unanimity, which might serve for an example to all future times. They did so. They selected intelligent statesmen, true patriots, and professing Christians. The first election took place Sept. 4, 1780; and, in Medford, the votes stood thus:-- For Governor. John Hancock30 James Bowdoin20 For Lieutenant-Governor. Artemus Ward30 Benjamin Lincoln9 John Hancock3 James Bowdoin2 Thomas Cushing1 Benjamin Grenleaf1 For Senators and Councillors. Col. Cummings23 Stephen Hall, 3d13 William Baldwin11 Josiah Stone34 Nathaniel Gorham24 James Dix25 Eleazer Brooks24 Abraham Fuller12 Oliver Prescott3 Samuel Thatcher2 Thomas Brooks1 Samuel Curtis2 Benjamin Hall1 Here we find two candidates for each office; thus parties, inseparable from a state of free inquiry and equal rights, revealed themselves at once. The question being settled, the next election showed great unanimity, and recognized that central principle of majority which lie
of texts and comments. There is also a funeral sermon extant, preached on his death by Samuel Bury, printed in 1707. There were several other families of this name: one settled at Cradock Hall, in Richmond, co. York; another at Husband's Bosworth; another at Glanmorganshire (descended from Caradoc ap Ynir ap Ivor, lord of Dyfed); and a fourth is recorded in Burke's Commoners. The name is a very ancient one, and occurs in the ballads concerning King Arthur. [See Percy's Reliques.   Cummings, Mary, dau. of Abraham and Mary C., b. Feb. 19, 1717.   Curtis, Thomas (1), came from York with his three brothers, Richard, John, and William, to Scituate, before 1648. (Vide Deane's History of Scituate. ) He had a son, Samuel, b. 1659, who had a son, Benjamin (2), b. 1699, who m. Rebecca House, 1723, and had several children. Of these, Elijah (3), b. 1740, m. Abigail Sole, 1756, and lived on Curtis's Hill, in Scituate. By his second wife, Zeporah Randall, he had two sons, Nehemiah a<
Burying-grounds, 425. Call, 36. Chadwick, 509. Chairmen, Board of Selectmen, 126. Child, 315. Chubb, 509. Clark, 509. Cleaveland, 509. Clough, 509. Collins, 34, 36, 41, 42, 43, 93. Colman, 208, 221, 232, 304. Communion-plate, 265. Converse, 3, 36. Cooke, 36. Crackers, Medford, 388. Cradock family, 509, 510. Cradock, 2, 3, 14, 33, 39, 40, 41, 42, 44, 46, 47, 59, 83, 87, 88, 92, 410, 431, 480. Crimes and Punishments, 431. Crisp, 36, 43. Cummings, 510. Currency, 401. Curtis family, 511. Dady, 37, 44. Danforth, 36. Davidson, 37, 42, 59, 74. Daustin, 36. Deane, 36. Degrusha, 109. Dexter family, 510. Dexter, 36, 44, 139. Dill, 511. Diseases, 449. Distilleries, 390. Dix, 36. Dudley, 14, 30, 31, 33, 77. Edes, 511. Education, 275, 278. Eliot, 37, 511, 538, 562. Endecott, 30, 32, 83. Erving, 176, 570. Expenses, 117. Farwell, 511. Faulkner, 49. Felt, 36. Ferry, Penn