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ly.—Mass. Prov. Records, vol. XV. On June 9, 1762, the inhabitants of the said Second Parish in Cambridge, together with certain petitioners then. inhabitants of the town of Charlestown, were incorporated into a District, generally called Menotomy, since it included all the territory in the two towns on the westerly side of Menotomy River, now Alewife Brook, the stream flowing from the Spy-Pond Brook into the Mystic River. The Mystic River, of which the ancient Menotomy River is a bran Medford River, thus: Tuk in Indian denotes a river whose waters are driven in waves by the tides or winds. With the adjectival misi, great, it forms misi-tuk—now written Mystic—the name of the great river of Boston Bay. The origin of the name Menotomy yet awaits explanation. The spellings of the word have been various. On Feb. 27, 1807, an act was passed to divide the town of Cambridge, and to incorporate the Westerly Parish therein as a separate town, by the name of West Cambridge. <
r. Santley; and had also in the new lots next Menotomy, three acres planting land; highway to Menotost. William Patten had also in new lots next Menotomy, two acres planting ground at this period. d out from Watertown line to Cooke's Mills at Menotomy.—Proprietors' Records of Cambridge. Thiswere granted by the General Court the wear at Menotomy, 1633-4. See Wyman's Charlestown, 246, 1043.arrival in this country, he built the mill in Menotomy, which we have already mentioned, whose anciemably the father of Joseph Adams, who died in Menotomy 18 Oct. 1774, aged 86, the ancestor of the Ademetery lot—southeast on highway leading from Menotomy to Medford, northeast on a range-way, northweProprietors' Records. The Burying Place at Menotomy is again mentioned in the Proprietors' Record that stood upon the brook, at a place called Menotomy in Cambridge bounds, which mill, when it was roprietors, who have granted to them lands at Menotomy: Abraham Watson, John Dickson, Samuel Cooke, [17 more...]<
been sitting with the Committee of Safety at Menotomy, and on his return home, soon after he left tet the preceding day at Wetherby's tavern, at Menotomy; for, when they came opposite to the house, the 19th, the appearance on the main street in Menotomy, of a second detachment of British troops, whGreat Bridge to Cambridge, and thence through Menotomy by the great road to Concord to support the fwhich marched in advance of their regiment to Menotomy, and had charge of two baggage-wagons, loaded The severe part of the battle of the 19th in Menotomy, occurred in the latter part of the day, or, ce of their regiment and engaged the enemy at Menotomy, are here given from an address commemorative they ran more than half the way, and reached Menotomy near the same time. A little west of thewo men unarmed that were killed in a house at Menotomy, am not absolutely certain; but take them to d left for dead, being the one wounded man of Menotomy mentioned in the lists of the American losses[59 more...]
was prepared by the ladies at a grove.—See Lowell Journal, for July 8, 1842, William Schouler, Editor and Proprietor. (18) The Sinfulness of Sin, a Sermon by the Rev. David Damon, in The Monthly Miscellany of Religion and Letters for March, 1843. Boston. Text, Rom. VII. 13. Pp. 7. (19) Notice of the Rev. William Gray Swett, in The Monthly Miscellany of Religion and Letters for April, 1843. Boston. Pp. 6. (20) An Address delivered at the Consecration of the New Cemetery in West Cambridge, Mass., June 14, 1843. By David Damon, Pastor of the Congregational Society. Somerville, 1843. Pp. 12. From an introductory note to this address, we quote this statement: Nine days subsequent to its delivery he attended the funeral of the Hon. Edmund Parker, in Reading, Mass. He entered the pulpit, apparently in good health, but at the close of the services was attacked with apoplexy. He was conveyed from the pulpit to the late residence of Mr. Parker, where he died on Sunday morning, J
asion, which was afterward printed for gratuitous distribution at the expense of Mr. John Field. 322. Edward Clark. See 22d Regiment Infantry, note. 323. Warren H. Freeman, Sergt., age 18, Co. A, Thirteenth Regiment Infantry (three years), Dec. 1, 1861, credited to Boston. Transferred to Co. A, 39th Regt., July 14, 1864. Discharged Sept. 13, 1864, order War Dept. A little book, entitled Letters from Two Brothers serving in the War for the Union, to their Family at Home in West Cambridge, Mass. (Cambridge, printed for private circulation, 1871), Riverside, Cambridge. Printed by H. O. Houghton & Co. Pp. 168. is deserving of high commendation. It is the record of Warren H. Freeman, who served as a soldier in the Thirteenth and afterward in the Thirty-ninth Massachusetts Regiments, and his brother Eugene H. Freeman, who was an engineer in the transport service, sons of Mr. J. D. Freeman. Warren H. joined Company A, 13th Mass. Regiment, in Maryland, on the third day after