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er 13, 1803. In 1804 there is recorded the renewal of the covenant for the baptism of children by this couple, and their residence is given as New Bridge. Later, in 1807, the baptism of another child is recorded, and they are put down as of Cambridgeport. It is evidently the same place under a new name, which still clings to it. The old custom of naming the children after the parents was followed in this case, Benjamin and Elizabeth. They moved to Concord, N. H., and the present generation n of Nathaniel Tufts and Sarah (Rand) Stone, was born December 28, 1819, in the old house at Union Square, twice before referred to in this paper. After schooldays, he worked for a time in the Middlesex Bleachery, making boxes; then went to Cambridgeport to learn the carriage-making trade of Mr. Davenport, afterward one of the firm of Davenport & Bridges. Here, or when he worked for Edmund Chapman, of Cambridge, he became acquainted with Silas Holland, for whom Holland Street was named, and
the boats and removed to Castle William (now Fort Independence), in Boston Harbor. A detachment of troops also visited Cambridge, and carried off two field pieces which they found there. The news of the seizure of the powder spread with great rapidity, and on the following morning thousands of armed men from the surrounding towns assembled on Cambridge Common, ready to oppose the forces of the king. The Powder House was used for storing powder until the erection of a new magazine at Cambridgeport. In 1836 it came into the possession of Nathan Tufts, in whose family it remained until May 28, 1892, at which time it was presented to the city, together with one and one-half acres of surrounding land, to which three acres more were added by purchase. One of the conditions under which the gift was made was that the Powder House be kept perpetually in repair, and that the land surrounding it be made into a public park and forever maintained as such, to be called the Nathan Tufts Park.
ffice of J. F. Fuller, engineer for the Boston Water Power Company, where he was engaged upon sewers and other engineering work in the Back Bay. He formed a partnership in 1869 with William A. Mason, C. E., of Cambridge, and during 1869-70 was engaged in general engineering, street and land improvement, and the construction of the famous Beacon Trotting Park in Allston, now occupied by the Boston & Albany Railroad roundhouse and yards. In April, 1870, he removed from Newton Centre to Cambridgeport, and in December of the same year returned to Somerville, where he opened an office in the newly-constructed Pythian Block, Union Square. It was at this time, when asked by Ira Hill, the owner of the block, whom he would suggest as an occupant for the only remaining office in the building, that Mr. Elliot proposed that a newspaper be started, and upon this suggestion the Somerville Journal was launched. Previous to and during the winter of 1870-1871 he attended afternoon and evening le
Bryant, Wallace, 24. Bull, David, 50. Bunker Hill, 56. Burbank, William A., 50. Burgoyne, General, 26. Burnham, Sarah M., 46. Butler, General B. F., 64, 80, 81. Butterfield, Samuel, 44. Buttonwoods, The, 83. Cambridge Chronicle, The, 50. Cambridge Common, 51. Cambridge Divinity School, 46. Cambridge Electric Light Co., 60. Cambridge Gas Company, 17. Cambridge Library Association, 74. Cambridge Mass., 1, 2, 5, 8, 11, 19, 47, 54, 64, 70. Cambridge Parish, 9. Cambridgeport, Mass., 9, 19, 51, 58. Cambridge Street, 16. Cambridge Street Railway, 22. Cambridge Water Works, 57. Camden Street Hospital, 40. Camp Prospect Hill, 5. Canaan, N. H., 47. Cape Cod Canal, 59. Capen, Rev., Samuel, 30. Carpenter, Sara A. S., 1. Carr, Lucretia Russell, 43, 45. Castle William (Fort Independence), 51. Caverno, Arthur, 47. Caverno, Elizabeth A. 47. Caverno, Jeremiah, 47. Caverno, Margaret (Brewster), 47. Caverno, Olive H. (Foss), 47. Cedar Street, 60.