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Cambridge early in the war formed an association for the preparation and transmission of articles needful to wounded and disabled soldiers. The sum above-mentioned was collected by them from a variety of sources, and was used to purchase material to be converted by their forethought and industry into the means of relief and comfort to those who were suffering in the field. Three gentlemen contributed the sum of $670 in aid of recruiting; and the two physicians of the town, Drs. Hodgdon and Harris, tendered their professional aid to soldiers' families gratis, during their term of service. Among those who lost their lives in connection with the war, was the Rev. Samuel Abbot Smith. He was born April 18, 1829, grad. H. U. 1849, prepared for the ministry at Cambridge Divinity School, and settled over the Unitarian Society in Arlington June 27, 1864, where he remained till his death. He died of a malarious fever contracted at Norfolk, Va., where he had gone on missionary service to
n Locke, 1858. John Adams, 1858. John D. Freeman, 1858-63 (resigned). Rev. Daniel R. Cady, 1861-67. Rev. William E. Gibbs, 1862-67. Rev. Samuel Abbot Smith, 1863-66 (deceased). Henry Swan, 1864-67. Samuel G. Damon, 1866-67. Rev. Amos Harris, 1867 (declined). Rev. Charles C. Salter, 1867. Principal town officers of Arlington, 1867-1879. representatives. Joseph S. Potter, 1867. Jesse Bacon, 1869. J. Winslow Peirce, 1872. Samuel D. Hicks, 1875. William G. Peck, 187les E. Goodwin, 1870-79—term expires 1880. Charles H. Crane, 1871 (declined and excused). John T. Trowbridge, 1871-77. Charles Schwamb, 1871-74. Rev. William H. Ryder, 1872 (resigned). Rev. J. M. Finotti, 1873-76 (left town). Rev. Amos Harris, 1874-76 (left town). John H. Hardy, 1874-76. Alfred Hobbs, 1874-78. Rev. George W. Cutter, 1876-76. John W. West, 1876-77. William H. Allen, 1876-79—term expires 1882. John P. Wyman, 1876-79. John S. Crosby, 1876-79—term expire<
over $11,000. The ministers of the Society have been:—Thomas Green, 1783-93; position of minister vacant, 1794-1818; Benjamin C. Grafton, 1818-23; John Ormsby, 1824-27; Ebenezer Nelson, 1828-34; Appleton Morse and Charles Miller, 1834-38; So given in the Arlington Baptist Church Book, but not recognized as such in the Massachusetts Registers of the time. Timothy C. Tingley, 1838-45; George J. Carleton, 1845-51; Joseph Banvard, 1851-53; Samuel B. Swaim, 1854-62; John Duncan, 1863-64; Amos Harris, 1865-75; Charles H. Spaulding, 1876-79. Universalist Society.—A Society of this denomination appears to have existed in the town as early as 1832, but without a regular established organization till Aug. 13, 1840, when it was voted to build a meeting-house, and a Society was organized under the name of the First Universalist Society in West Cambridge. The subscribers to a fund for building a Universalist meeting-house in the town of West Cambridge, who petitioned for a warrant fo
Kendall, of W. Camb., m. 7 Jan. 1813. Nathan-Iel and Clarissa Mead, of Lexington, m. 30 Nov. 1815. Lydia and Daniel Keniston, of Lexington, m. 10 Feb. 1828. Harris, s. of———, of Boston, b. 5 Aug. 1752. A son of Josiah (Cont[inental]), late of Charlestown, bap. here 6 July, 1777. See Wyman, 473. 2. Rebecca, of Malden, an1771, a. 9 weeks; Rachel Russell, at Mr. Teel's, d. 15 Aug. 1778, a. 29. Aaron, d. 11 Feb. 1809, a. 81. Aaron Teel m. Susanna Cook, 5 Sept. 1754—Paige, 514. See Harris's Camb. Epitaphs, 126. He was son of Benjamin and bro. of Samuel (1).—See Wyman's Chas., 937. 2. Jonathan, of Medford, s. of Samuel (1), m. Lydia Cutter— Cutt 1806, d. 2 Mar. 1808, a. 2; John, bap. 13 Mar. 1808, d. 1 Dec. 1837, a. 30—John Tufts, 2d, m. Lucy Ann Locke 8 June, 1833, W. Camb.; Caroline, bap. 27 May, 1810; Harris, or Harrison, bap. 2 Aug. 1812, d. 27 Dec. 1827, a. 16. John the father (tavern keeper) d. 16 Aug. 1817, a. 41. His wid. m. James Russell of Chas. 13 Ju
211, 214, 216, 223, 225, 237, 249, 254, 255, 258, 261, 286, 292, 297, 308, 344 Halle, 13 Hamblet, 2, 201, 256 Hamilton, 231, 244, 266 Hammond, 256, 301, 349 Hancock, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 29, 33, 60, 90, 92, 99, 208, 279, 290, 322, 326, 347 Hanna, 349 Hanson, 63, 68, 140 Hardy, 165, 173 Harkins, 173, 179 Harper, 342 Harrington, 28, 34, 75, 111, 114, 115,122, 132, 138, 169, 176,194, 197, 198, 212, 213, 222,236, 245, 248, 256, 266,276, 281, 296, 296, 326, 328 Harris, 159,172,173,176, 266, 287, 316 Hart, 272 Hartwell, 96, 143, 164, 221, 257, 290 Harvey, 81 Haskell, 166, 350 Haskins, 179 Hassell, 267, 284 Hastings, 68, 96, 257, 300, 301, 312, 332 Hatch, 342 Haven, 37 Hawkins, 257, 267 Hawks, 249 Hawkshaw, 53 Hay, 96,185, 267 Hayden, 257, 266 Heard, 257, 264, 289 Heath, 60,64,66,78,79,100 Hedge, 117, 118, 119,171 Hefrau, 257 Hegert, 339 Helyer, 24 Hemenway, 78 Henchman, 257 Hendley, 23
One Hundred dollars Reward for the apprehension and delivery of my man Amos Harris, who ran away on the 4th instant from my residence, on the Mechanicville turnpike, near the toll-gate. He is about six feet high, a little stooped in the shoulders, and about sixty years old; grey head and beard. He formerly belonged to William Copland, Esq., who lived near the Yellow Tavern, in Henrico county, and on the Mechanicville turnpike. He is probably lurking in the neighborhood of the Yellow Tavern or about Richmond. I will pay the above reward for his delivery to me. William Frank, Henrico county. se 28--1t*
One hundred dollars Reward for the apprehension and delivery of my man Amos Harris, who ran away on the 4th instant from my residence, on the Mechanicville turnpike, near the toll-gate. He is about six feet high, a little stooped in the shoulders, and about sixty years old; grey head and beard. He formerly belonged to William Copland, Esq., who lived near the Yellow Tavern, in Henrico county, and on the Mechanicville turnpike. He is probably lurking in the neighborhood of the Yellow Tavern or about Richmond. I will pay the above reward for his delivery to me. William Frank, Henrico county. se 28--4t*
By Hill, Dickinson & Co., Auctioneers. Commissioners' Sale of Negroes.--The undersigned, in pursuance of a decree of the County Court of Hanover, rendered in the suit of Cross against Harris, &c., will proceed to sell, at the auction house of Hill, Dickinson & Co., in the city of Richmond, on Wednesday, the 19th of October, three likely Negroes, viz: One Woman, one Boy, and one Girl. Terms: Cash. H. G. Cross, Commissioners. William R. Winn, Commissioners. se 29--2awtds
One hundred Dollars Reward for the apprehension and delivery of my man Amos Harris, who ran away on the 4th instant from my residence, on the Mechanicsville turnpike, near the toll-gate. He is about six feet high, a little stooped in the shoulders, and about sixty years old; grey head and beard. He formerly belonged to William Copland, Esq., who lived near the Yellow Tavern, in Henrico county, and on the Mechanicsville turnpike. He is probably lurking in the neighborhood of the Yellow Tavern or about Richmond. I will pay the above reward for his delivery to me. William Frank, Henrico county. se 28--4t*
By Hill, Dickinson & Co., Auctioneers. Commissioners Sale of Negroes.--The undersigned, in pursuance of a decree of the County Court of Hanover, rendered in the suit of Cross against Harris, &c., will proceed to sell, at the auction house of Hill, Dickinson & Co., in the city of Richmond, on Wednesday, the 19th of October, three likely Negroes, viz: One Woman, one Boy, and one Girl. Terms: Cash. H. G. Cross, Commissioners. William R. Winn, Commissioners. se 29--2awtds
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