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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 2 0 Browse Search
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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2, Chapter 15: Worcester County. (search)
town hall and worked from nine o'clock until sundown for members of the Rifle Company which had just started for the seat of war; and from that time until the close of the Rebellion they labored faithfully for the benefit of the soldiers, sending their contributions chiefly through the Sanitary and Christian Commissions. Hubbardston Incorporated June 13, 1767. Population in 1860, 1,621; in 1865, 1,546. Valuation in 1860, $609,054; in 1865, $741,433. The selectmen in 1861 were Henry Prentiss, T. Sibley Heald, H. Underwood; in 1862, John F. Woodward, Lyman Greenwood, M. C. Wheeler; in 1863, John F. Woodward, Andrew Gleason, M. C. Wheeler; in 1864, John F. Woodward, Lyman Greenwood, M. C. Wheeler; in 1865, H. Underwood, A. Gleason, M. C. Wheeler. The town-clerk during the years 1861, 1862, 1863, 1864, and 1865 was William Bennett. The town-treasurer in 1861 and 1862 was Benj. D. Phelps; in 1863 and 1864, William Bennett; in 1865, Moses Greenwood. 1861. May 1st, A town-
of), but was imprisoned merely to still the clamors of the people, who railed much against this poor fellow, and fain would have had him put to death (though they knew not wherefore). But those murmurings were not only against the Indian, but as much against Major Gookin, who granted him the certificate. Coll. Amer. Ant. Soc., II. 481. Again, he says, notwithstanding the council's endeavors in the former orders, and the testimony of these English witnesses John Watson, Sen., and Henry Prentiss, both of Cambridge, who by direction of the Council dwelt with the Natick Indians about twelve weeks, and certified their obedience to God and their faithfulness to the English. on behalf of the Christian Indians, yet the clamors and animosity among the common people increased daily, not only against those Indians, but also against all such English as were judged to be charitable to them, and particularly, many harsh reflections and speeches were uttered against Major Daniel Gookin and M