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Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 4 2 Browse Search
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its settlement. In 1778 David Bemis, who had purchased 39 acres of land on the Watertown side Probably a part of the grant to Abraham Browne, the first surveyor in the town, who had some acres here above Dirty Green. of the river, and Dr. Enos Sumner, who then owned the land on the Newton side, constructed the original dam across Charles River, at Bemis Station, where the Aetna Mills now are, about one mile above the old mill in Watertown. The next year a paper-mill The molds first u, will be found the names of the most brilliant and successful orators, authors, and men of science our country has produced. Everett and Emerson were among the earliest, and Bancroft, R. H. Dana, Agassiz, Holmes, T. Starr King, Whipple, Sparks, Sumner, Saxe, Hill, and a host of others, have here addressed large and appreciative audiences. Hon. N. P. Banks made his first public speech before this Institute. November 16, 1830, the Boston Manufacturing Company gave to the Institute the use of
. 2, 38; boundary of middle precinct, 54; first mill at. 93, 124. Stoughton Hall, Harvard College, 44 n. 3. Stoughton, Israel, assists in exterminating the Pequots, 44; William, 44 n. 3. Stove in church, 112. Straight, Thomas, house of, 65, 78. Students walk from Cambridge to Rev. John Sherman's lectures, 49. Sudbury, 20, 47; attacked by Indians, 62. Sudbury, Suffolk Co., England, 23 n. 1. Suicide, first at Watertown, 63. Sulphuric acid, manufacture of, 134. Sumner, Dr., Enos, 125. Sunday afternoon offerings, 58-9. Supplies for the colony provided, 12. Swanzey attacked by Indians, 60. Swine, resolutions concerning, 33; allowed to run at large, 73. Taverns, number of, 90-1. Taxation, Watertown resists, 29. Tax list, first, of Waltham, 48. Teams go South with goods, 126. Tea-selling bachelor (a), 85. Territory, earliest divisions of, 50. Thanksgiving, day of, 13. Throstle filling frame, 131. Timmins, Henry, 96. Tin Horn,