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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 2,462 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 692 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 10 516 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 418 0 Browse Search
C. Julius Caesar, Gallic War 358 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 298 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 230 0 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 190 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 186 0 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 182 0 Browse Search
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n. In 1726 it was annexed to Malden and afterwards to Medford. Mr. Blanchard died at Wellington in 1654. The above is not in the history of Medford, but is from the completed records of this branch of the Blanchard family. the English emigrant, two hundred acres of land now known as Wellington. The present family is the seventh generation directly from him, and his descendants are scattered throughout the states. The name originally was Blan-card, from a French colony of weavers in France, blanc meaning white, and card, weavers, who made fine linen. . . . Mr. Aaron Blanchard was sexton of the Orthodox church from soon after his marriage until his death. His method of church ventilation has never been improved— nor followed to any great extent. His plan was to open windows and doors before and after every meeting, and during service in warm weather; if the wind was east, the windows on the east side were closed, those on the west side open at the top, and vice versa, he clai
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
l, together with John Kennedy of Boston, were the owners of the brig Dolly, Capt. Levi Stetson, captured by a French privateer in 1798 in the short naval war with France. French Spoliation Claims. The following is a list of the vessels in which Benjamin Hall had an interest, with their captains and the ports to which they saixWillcomeTo and from West Indies FriendshipJacksonTo and from West Indies HalifaxStilesTo and from West Indies PollyBarstowTo and from Holland DauphinSmithFor France Three FriendsWoodFor France NeptuneFrazierFor West Indies JohnStantonFor West Indies SallyPaineFor West Indies FriendshipManchesterFor West Indies BellaGrinFrance NeptuneFrazierFor West Indies JohnStantonFor West Indies SallyPaineFor West Indies FriendshipManchesterFor West Indies BellaGrinnellFor Holland Also the sloops Gloriosa, Mercury, Boston, Speedwell, Minerva. Medford Historical Register, January, 1916. The cargoes to the southern states from Massachusetts were largely rum and salt codfish, but to the West Indies they could carry salt beef and pork, vegetables and other provisions, as sugar raising