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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. 8 0 Browse Search
Lydia Maria Child, Letters of Lydia Maria Child (ed. John Greenleaf Whittier, Wendell Phillips, Harriet Winslow Sewall) 2 0 Browse Search
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ett. Deephaven. 18mo, $1.25. Old Friends and New. 18mo, $1.25. Country By-Ways. 18mo, $1.25. Play-Days. Stories for Children. Sq. 16mo, $1.50. Rossiter Johnson. Little Classics. Eighteen handy volumes containing the choicest Stories, Sketches, and short Poems in English literature. Each in one vol. 18mo, $1.00; the set, $18.00 In 9 vols. square 16mo, $13.50. (Sold in sets only.) Samuel Johnson. Oriental Religions: India, 8vo, $5.00. China, 8vo, $5.00. T. Starr King. Christianity and Humanity. With Portrait. 12mo, $2.00. Substance and Show. 1210, $2.00. Lucy Larcom. Poems. 16mo, $1.25. An Idyl of Work. 16mo, $1.25. Wild Roses of Cape Ann and other Poems. 16mo, $1.25. Childhood Songs. Illustrated. 12mo, $1.50; 16mo, $1.00. Breathings of the Better Life. 18mo, I$.25. G. P. Lathrop. A Study of Hawthorne. 18mo, $1.25. An Echo of Passion. 16mo, $1.25. G. H. Lewes. The Story of Goethe's Life. Portrait. 12mo, $1.50.
e division, the effects of which have been felt even to the present day. The territory of the original town of Watertown was so extensive that its several parts were very early known by distinct and peculiar names. The Eastern portion was called the Small Lots, so named because it included all the homestalls and home-lots scattered over nearly the whole of the present territory of Watertown. In this district were also included the Meeting-house Common, Pequusset Common (afterwards called King's), and Pequusset Meadow. Beginning at the Small Lots and lying next to the Cambridge line on the North were The Great Dividends, four tracts of land running westward, each 160 rods in breadth; these divisions were sometimes called Squadrons and the dividing lines Squadron lines. Between these Great Dividends and the Charles River was the third portion, called the Beaver Brook Plowlands, partly meadow and partly upland. The Plowlands began next the small lots beyond the wear, and comp
dedicated the Hall on the evening of September 21st, and on September 29th the first lecture was given within its walls by Dr. James Jackson, on the art of preserving health. On the list of names of those who have lectured before this Institute during its first half century, will be found the names of the most brilliant and successful orators, authors, and men of science our country has produced. Everett and Emerson were among the earliest, and Bancroft, R. H. Dana, Agassiz, Holmes, T. Starr King, Whipple, Sparks, Sumner, Saxe, Hill, and a host of others, have here addressed large and appreciative audiences. Hon. N. P. Banks made his first public speech before this Institute. November 16, 1830, the Boston Manufacturing Company gave to the Institute the use of the books of the Manufacturers' Library and deposited them in Rumford Hall. The library increased till it numbered several thousands of volumes, and on the establishment of the public library in 1865, it was given to th
. Johnson, Lady, Arbella, death of, 16. Johnson, Mr., death of, 16. Kendall: Jonas B., Josiah S., 79. Kendall's grist-mill, 79, 124. Kimball, Henry, dwelling of, 85. Kimball Tavern, 86-7, 110. King Phillip's War begun, 60-62. King's colors mutilated, 25, 41 n. 4. King's common. 50. Knowles, Rev., John, ordained associate pastor, 46; went to Virginia and returned, 46; returns to England, 48. Laborers, scarcity of, 31. Lancaster, first settlement at, 47 n. 3; attacKing's common. 50. Knowles, Rev., John, ordained associate pastor, 46; went to Virginia and returned, 46; returns to England, 48. Laborers, scarcity of, 31. Lancaster, first settlement at, 47 n. 3; attacked by Indians, 60; second attack, 61. Land Bank Co., 94. Land in Great Dividends allotted, 53. Lawrence: Geo. sen., lands of, 70, 79; Jacob, Leonard, 117. Leagues. three up Charles River, 15. Levy by General Court, 100. Levy for palisade at Newtown, 28; resisted by Watertown, 29. Lexington. 100, 107. Library, The Manufacturers', established, 132. Library given to Rumford Institute, 132 Library given to the town, 135. Lieu of Township lots, 51. Lightning-rods in