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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 133 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 59 23 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 44 0 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 38 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 31 7 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 26 0 Browse Search
Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 24 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 22 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 20 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Harvard Memorial Biographies 14 4 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 29., The history of the Royall house and its occupants. (search)
Royall House in Medford, was his grandson, born in Yarmouth on Casco Bay, Maine, in 1672. At the early age of three years his parent (William, Jr.) moved to Dorchester, Mass., because of continuous troubles with the Indians in Maine. Young Isaac, as he grew older, developed a love for the sea and took frequent trips from DorcheDorchester to the West Indies, where he finally married and made a home, amassing great wealth as a planter and merchant. Isaac Royall, Jr., was born in Antigua in 1719, and a sister, Penelope, in 1724. The father realizing that his children could not receive the education in Antigua that he desired, sought for them his native land and placed them in a school in Dorchester. He then looked about the country for a suitable site for a home. The Mystic river and its adjacent lands appealed to his fancy, and in June, 1732, he purchased five hundred acres of the Ten Hills farm land and began the erection of the Royall House —which appears today on the exteri
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 29., The Cradock house, past and future. (search)
ould undoubtedly want the supplies they were to use on the banks. So Cradock directs that then you send our barke that is already built in the colony to bring back our fishermen and such provision of salt if any remainder be and also of hookes, lynes & of use to you on all occasions. Thus out of the lips of Cradock himself a bark was already built in the colony before ever Winthrop arrived or the Blessing of the Bay was launched. There is no account of any ship-building in Salem, Dorchester or Nantasket, so that the presumption is strong that Cradock's men whom the Spragues had found in Medford had already started in ship-building, the better to pursue Governor Cradock's ambition in his trading colony of importing fish to England. This is, of course, another assumption, based on probability rather than proof, but the account of Sprague's and the letter of Cradock do establish the settlement at Mystic earlier than 1630 and the launching of boats in the colony earlier than the