Worcester, for Governor; Edwin C. Bailey, of Boston, Lieutenant-Governor; Charles Thompson, of Charlestown, Secretary of State; Moses Bates, of Plymouth, Treasurer; and Edward Avery, of Braintree, Attorney-General.
These gentlemen were war Democrats.
Moses Bates was elected president of the convention, and, on taking the chair, made a long speech, which, so far as it related to the great national issue, was decided in favor of a vigorous prosecution of the war. Speeches were made by Oliver Stevens, of Boston; E. A. Alger, of Lowell; and Edwin C. Bailey, of Boston,—all of whom condemned the Rebellion, and favored conquering a peace.
The resolutions reported by A. R. Brown, of Lowell, and adopted by the convention, were of the same stamp.
It appears clear, therefore, that upon this great and vital question, which filled all minds, and overtopped all other issues, the two great political parties were a unit; and but for the habit of making separate nominations, and of rallying un
rst was formed at the North End, Nov. 27, 1793
Republican, name first in use, Oct. 29, 1794
Reception at Papanti's Hall, Tremont street, Feb. 1, 1842
Reading his works at Tremont Temple, Dec. 2, 1867
Samuel D. Parker, chosen, May 1, 1832
George P. Sanger, chosen, Sep. 14, 1853
George W. Cooley, chosen, Sep. 11, 1854
George P. Sanger again chosen, Nov. 26, 1861
John Wilder May, elected, Nov. 3, 1868
Oliver Stevens, elected, Jan. 1, 1875
used in the harbor by Edw. Bendall, July 23, 1642
One on exhibition in State street, Sep. 26, 1810
Two men killed with one at Long Wharf, Sep. 26, 1832
Competition race in the harbor under water, July 4, 1868
Town, the cove at Dock square, 1708
Oliver's, at the foot of State street, 1817
No family allowed more than one, 1697
A stringent law passed to regulate, 1784
All required to be licensed, 1824