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The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 8 0 Browse Search
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r end of Brattle Street with Brattle Square was known as Creek Lane, and it was continued in a southeasterly sweep into Boylston Street by Marsh Lane, afterwards called Eliot Street. On the north side of Braintree Street, opposite Dunster, and thence eastward about as far as opposite the site of Linden, stood a row of six houses, and at their back was the ancient forest. Through this forest ran the trail or path from Charlestown to Watertown, nearly coinciding with the crooked line Kirkland-Mason-Brattle-Elmwood-Mount Auburn; this was the first highway from the seaboard into the inland country. The palisaded wall, with its ditch, for defense against Indians and wolves, started at Windmill Hill, by the present site of Ash Street, and ran along the northern side of the present Common into what is now Jarvis Field, and perhaps beyond. A writer in 1633 mentions the New Town as too far from the sea, being the greatest inconvenience it hath. He describes it as one of the neatest and b
r 1867. Then followed the well-known series of Latin books by Allen and Greenough; the Greek Grammar, by Prof. W. W. Goodwin; Greek Lessons, by Prof. J. W. White; the Harvard Shakespeare, by Dr. Henry N. Hudson; the mathematical works of Prof. J. M. Peirce and Prof. W. E. Byerly, and many others. Among the other books most widely known and most extensively used, of the eight hundred now published by the house, are the Wentworth Series of Mathematics, the National Music Course, by Luther Whiting Mason, Whitney's Essentials of English Grammar, Lockwood's Lessons in English, Collar and Daniell's Beginner's Latin Book, Young's Series of Astronomies, Blaisdell's Physiologies, Gage's Physics, the series of Classics for Children, Montgomery's, Myers's, and Allen's Histories, and Frye's Geographies. It has been the aim of this house to make a careful study of the problems of education, and it has spared no pains to secure the best editorial talent possible. Its list now includes books
and matting. James A. Furfey, 393. Mill and laundry supplies. Alden Speare's Sons & Co., 382. Netting. American Net and Twine Co., 377. Oils. Jerome Marble & Co., 394. Alden Speare's Sons & Co., 382. Organs, parlor. Mason & Hamlin Co., 342. Sylvester Tower, 344. Organs, pipe. Samuel S. Hamill, 342. Paper, enameled and glazed. Reversible Collar Co., 375. Pavements. Barber Asphalt Paving Co., 395. Pianos. Ivers & Pond Piano Co., 343. MaMason & Hamlin Co., 342. Piano actions. George W. Seaverns Piano Action Co., 343. Standard Action Co., 344. Piano cases. George R. Oliver, 344. Piano hammer covers. Daniel E. Frasier, 344. Piano keys. Sylvester Tower, 344. Piano stools and taborets. C. A. Cook & Co., 344. Pipe, galvanized iron. Lamb & Ritchie, 352. Plate iron work. William Campbell & Co., 355. Pork packing. John P. Squire & Co., 371-373. Pottery. A. H. Hews & Co., 382. P