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Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Charlestown School in the 17th century. (search)
y, of Braintree. His mother may have been the widow Catharine Morley who sojourned thirty weeks with John Greene, of Charlestown, at two shillings and sixpence per week. John Morley died January 24, 1660-1, and in his will bequeathed his estate at Lucas and at Chesthunt Leyes, Hertford county, Eng., first to his wife, and secondly to his sister, Mrs. Ann Farmer. The will of the wife was probated in 1669. In 1660 one thousand acres of land, in the wilderness, on the western side of Merrimack river, at a place commonly called by the Indians Sodegonock, were laid out by order of the General Court of Massachusetts Colony, for the use of the town of Charlestown. The rental of this tract of land helped to defray the annual expenses of the school. November 26, 1661, Mr. Ezekiel Cheever entered upon his labors in behalf of the Charlestown grammar school. This worthy pedagogue of ye olden time later won a deserved reputation as head master of the Boston Latin School, which position
Historic leaves, volume 2, April, 1903 - January, 1904, Historical Sketch of the old Middlesex Canal. (search)
erbert Pierce Yeaton. Navigation on the Merrimac River. the Canals of the Merrimac River had tMerrimac River had their day and active existence in the first half of the last century. They have been referred to as mind, not only to connect Boston with the Merrimac River country, but also to extend their canals fwenty-seven miles long, from Boston to the Merrimac River at what is now known as Middlesex Village,nal came the requisite work to render the Merrimac River navigable; from the head of the canal to Cterior of Massachusetts, and by way of the Merrimac River to Concord, New Hampshire, through Lake Surveyor says, ‘The water we estimate in the Merrimac River at sixteen and one-half feet above that atation; and in 1814 the obstructions in the Merrimac River had been remedied so that canal boats lockine about Lake Winnepesaukee and along the Merrimac River and its tributaries was thought to be praciest expenses were incurred in opening the Merrimac River for navigation. From Concord, New Hamps
.104 McKay, George104 McKay, George E.104 McKay, Jane104 McKay, Mary M., Death of104 Medford Bridge54 Medford, Mass.15, 53, 55, 56 Medford River53, 54 Medford Street, Somerville42 Merrill's Falls50 Merrimac Canals, Abandonment of51 Merrimac River19, 49-57 Merrimac River, Canals of49 Mico, Ann13 Middlesex Canal, The49, 50, 51, 52, 57 Middlesex Canal, Act of Incorporation of52 Middlesex Canal, Aqueducts of58 Middlesex Canal, Bridges of58 Middlesex Canal, Charter of52 Middlesex CMerrimac River, Canals of49 Mico, Ann13 Middlesex Canal, The49, 50, 51, 52, 57 Middlesex Canal, Act of Incorporation of52 Middlesex Canal, Aqueducts of58 Middlesex Canal, Bridges of58 Middlesex Canal, Charter of52 Middlesex Canal, Cost of58 Middlesex Canal, Dimensions of58 Middlesex Canal, Laborers, Pay of58 Middlesex Canal, Lock of58 Middlesex Canal, Meeting of Directors of53 Middlesex Canal, Opening of49 Middlesex Canal, Proprietors of52 Middlesex Village49, 57 Middletown, Conn.19 Milford, Conn.13 Miller, James79 Mills, Samuel43, 44 Miles, Rev. John37 Miles ( Myles), Samuel, Schoolmaster, 168437, 38 Minute Men, The79 Mistick Side15 Mistick Side Schoolhouse64 Montreal49 Moore, Abraham M.43 Moor's