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William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 2 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 2 0 Browse Search
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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 Dickens, Charles Reception at Papanti's Hall, Tremont street, Feb. 1, 1842 Reading his works at Tremont Temple, Dec. 2, 1867 District Attorney Samuel D. Parker, chosen, May 1, 1832 George P. Sanger, chosen, Sep. 14, 1853 District Attorney 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 Diving Bell 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 Dock Town, the cove at Dock square, 1708 Oliver's, at the foot of State street, 1817 Dogs No family allowed more than one, 1697 A stringent law passed to regulate, 1784 All required to be licensed, 1824 Licens