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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 416 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 114 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 80 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4 46 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 38 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 38 0 Browse Search
William F. Fox, Lt. Col. U. S. V., Regimental Losses in the American Civil War, 1861-1865: A Treatise on the extent and nature of the mortuary losses in the Union regiments, with full and exhaustive statistics compiled from the official records on file in the state military bureaus and at Washington 34 0 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 30 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 28 0 Browse Search
James Parton, The life of Horace Greeley 28 0 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 20., Notes Epistolary and Horticultural. (search)
expressions of courtesy common to the letter writers of that time. At the top of another large half sheet of heavy linen paper the following is written:— dear Sir, Inclosed I send you bank securities for fifteen hundred Dollars. You will please to transfer 143 script, or 1144 Dollars, to my sister Mrs. E. Loughes and send the remainder with those you have in your hand already, when convenience suits, to Brattleboro. I left my family well last week, and intend to set off for Vermont again tomorrow. With respectful Compts to your family and friends I remain your obliged and humble Sevt Wm. Wells. Hartford June 20 1797 To Mr. Benjn Hall, Senr, Medford near Boston. In the center of this same half sheet, which we must notice if only for its very beautiful writing, like copperplate, are eleven lines of writing unlike that at the top, and through the text four oblique lines in ink have been drawn. The writer speaks as having been informed by his father of a bill of £ 1
we refer to. note .—Ten gallons of rum for building a meetinghouse in St. Johnsbury may be considered a modest allowance; for a similar job in Medford it took five barrels of rum, one barrel of good brown sugar, a case of lemons and two loaves of white sugar. Medford we infer, could afford to be liberal with her own peculiar product. While we have no doubt that the peculiar product was here used to make the tackle run smoothly on that occasion, we feel that the historian of that Vermont town owes it to Medford to furnish documentary evidence of the correctness of his statement. In writing of the raising of the meeting-house in Medford (July 26 to 27, 1769) our historian says: there was no one hurt. Our fathers did not put themselves into that condition that invites catastrophies. and quotes from authentic record of another town (four years later) practically the above invoice, and adds, A natural consequence followed—two-thirds of the frame fell: many were hu