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e recorder, whose specialty was the church records, and the Precinct births, baptisms, marriages and deaths. The records by Rev. Dr. Fiske cover forty years (1788-1828). Care has been taken to make proper reference in the text to two valuable recent publications—those of Rev. Dr. Paige and Thomas B. Wyman—from which important facts have been derived. Reference is also made to these works when further information on the subject may there be obtained. The author is greatly indebted to John B. Russell, Esq., a native of the town, now of New Jersey, for many important and interesting statements and reminiscences. He is also under obligations to Mr. B. D. Locke, the present Town Clerk of Arlington, for favors granted in the examination of Records in his possession. The genealogical portion of the work is mainly confined to the families who had a residence here in the times of the Precinct, and is as complete and accurate as the greatest labor and care could make it. The preparat
ill, Esq., for the committee of both houses on the petition above, reported that said committee, appointed to take under consideration said petition, having repaired to the lands petitioned for by, and notified the petitioners and the agents for the town of Cambridge, Hon. Spencer Phips, Jonathan Remington, Francis Foxcroft, William Brattle, Esqs, and Mr. Andrew Bordman, were chosen the committee of Cambridge, July 24, 1732, for this purpose. See attested copy of vote, belonging to Mr. J. B. Russell of New Market, N. J. with other petitioners, and having carefully viewed the place and heard the parties, are humbly of opinion that the lands in the Northwest Part of said town petitioned for, be set off a distinct precinct by the following boundaries: On Menotomy River from Charlestown till it comes to Spy Pond Brook, then on said brook till it comes to a watercourse or ditch in Whiting's meadow, so called; the ditch to be the boundary till it comes to Hamblet's Brook, following t
eral snakehunt and extermination.—Letter of Mr. John Brooks Russell. Mr. Russell adds: A French Protestant RMr. Russell adds: A French Protestant Refugee, who visited Boston and vicinity to investigate the facilities for settling a French Colony in 1687, aft, and unto thy Doctrine.—Boston: Printed by Green & Russell, opposite the Probate Office in Queen Street. Mdccor the use of this letter we are indebted to Mr. John B. Russell, who received it from Mr. C. H. Morse, former to those whose tender mercies are cruelty. Mr. J. B. Russell in an article published in the Boston Transcrielate this anecdote of her early life.—Letter of J. B. Russell. In 1775 the Precinct voted to choose one pe fifteen pages of a small blank book. —Letter of J. B. Russell. This was probably a neighborhood meeting, prelidated Cambridge, Nov. 6, 1801, communicated by Mr. J. B. Russell, certifies that the subscribers, being appointorn here March 6, 1796, refers, in a letter to Mr. J. B. Russell, of New Market, N. J., in 1879, to a visit of
ng of the house cost about twenty dollars.—J. B. Russell. The town directed the selectmen to procure house, giving it a grotesque appearance.—J. B. Russell. They also granted permission to the inhab an orchard in the rear of Tufts's tavern.—J. B. Russell's Reminiscences. The oration was deliveredz. The British Yoke, the Gallic Chain, &c.—J. B. Russell. In the exciting times of the Embargo, th at the Foot of the Rocks, near Lexington.—J. B. Russell. In 1809 Stephen Cutter, John Tufts, Ephe same purpose. Some Reminiscences, by J. B. Russell, Washington, D. C., giving a sketch of thehe contents might be blown into the pond. J. B. Russell. In 1811 the West Cambridge Light Inf862) rather than have his men slaughtered. J. B. Russell, Reminiscences. 1812 The next year,r minds your howl, nor shines less bright. J. B. Russell, Reminiscences. Mr. Russell, in a later cE. S. Thomas, of the Cincinnati Post; and John B. Russell, of the New England Farmer. See Genealogi[2 mor
ts flew thick at him, reached our lines.—--J. B. Russell Elizabeth, dau. of Capt. Philip, d. 8 led barn of the neighborhood. Letter of J. Brooks Russell. See Wyman, 262-3. 25. Joshua, s. ofecollections of Dr. Cutter's boyhood, by Mr. J. B. Russell, are interesting: He was truthful, studi. 27 Jan. 1811, a. 25 (gravestone). [Mr. J. B. Russell remembered seeing, when a boy, a gravest family reasons had his name changed to John Brooks Russell, by the legislature. When he was 16, hin that day. Rev. Dr. Fiske was librarian. Mr. Russell has furnished some valuable additions to thw years after.—Letter of E. R. Thompson to J. B. Russell, 1879. m. Polly Horton, 17 Sept. 1806. Ary became famous.—See Locks Book, 125, &c.]—J. B. Russell. Isaac's child, d. 24 Apr. 1808, a. 2—see See Drake's Biog. Diet. His friend, Mr. John B. Russell, contributes the following:— Gen. Wmf whom three or four only lived to return.—J. B. Russell. Ebenezer Thompson died in Verona,
eamble and recommendations at town meeting April 29, 1861, 166 Precinct expenses, 32, 33, 101, 103, 110 Preservers of fish first chosen, 122 Primary School Districts, 164 Prudential Committee reduced from five to three, 32; School Committee, 140 Public meeting, in 1861, on account of the war impending, 166, 156; Feb. 22, 1862, 167 Randolph's attempt to get possession of land near Spy Pond, 9 Reading and Writing School, 22 Reminiscences of military affairs, &c., by J. B. Russell, 122, 128-130, 133, 134, 136 Resignation of Rev. Dr. Fiske, 117, 118; of Rev. Mr. Hedge, 117, 118 Resolution not to invite the Rev. George Whitefield to preach in the pulpit here and in other pulpits, 33 Resolutions of sympathy and greeting to Major A. S. Ingalls, and others, July 22, 1862, 157; on Washington J. Lane, April 4, 1864, 158, 169; relative to the alarming crisis in public affairs in 1809, 128 Revolutionary tea, 48, 49 Road from Watertown line to Cooke's mills (