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nty-eight pages, and among its illustrations (facing page 18) is a view of the piano of which we write, and which was numbered I (one) in the exhibit and catalogue from which we quote:— I. Square piano. Made in London by Christopher Ganer for Princess Amelia, youngest daughter of George III. She gave it to the chaplain of the royal family, whose daughter married a Mr. Odiorne, an American, and he brought it to Boston. It was sold in this city to Gen. John Montgomery and taken to Medford, Mass., where it was used at the school for young ladies kept by Mrs. Susan Rawson, author of Charlotte Temple. The piano some time afterward was sent to Haverhill, N. H., where it was in use many years. Later it was taken to New Ipswich, N. H., where its real historic importance in connection with the firm of Chickering and Sons begins. Mr. Jonas Chickering, founder of the house, was in the last year of his apprenticeship, at the age of nineteen, with a cabinet-maker named John Gould, when
the following letter, which explains itself. The token itself is unique and its presentation after the lapse of sixty years equally so. City of Medford, Massachusetts Seal of city of Medford Charles A. Winslow office of city clerk office of city Clerks July 20, 1922. Medford Historical Society, Governors avenue, MedMedford, Mass. Gentlemen— In accordance with the conversation which I had with your representative, Mr. Moses W. Mann, a few days ago, I enclose herewith a little gift to the city of Medford from the Misses Tompkins, of 84 Hixon Place, South Orange, New Jersey. To me it seems fitting that the token should be filed with your ng legend, written in a very fine but distinct hand:— the Autumn oak trees, designed and painted by Abigail Brown Tompkins, 1921. To the Town of Medford, Mass., in memory of George Luther Stearns, your renowned townsman who was born at Medford, January 8, 1809. Presented with the good wishes of Miss Abigail Brown To
it is possible that he had an estate there, and that there the name of this town originated. The deeds of Cradock's wife and daughter relate to lands in Medford, Massachusetts, and the property is described as in our manor in Metford in New England. Sir William de Caverswall built a castle at Caverswall in 1275. It fell into aeen the ready imagination there confessed. But it is evident that various writers have all along confused the Matthew Cradock, the original proprietor of Medford, Massachusetts, M. P. from London, with his cousin Matthew Cradock (a contemporary M. P. for Stafford, the stiff-necked antagonist of Charles I,) of Caverswall. It will the presentation of the three views of Meaford in this issue of the Register (see also Vol. XXIV, No. 4) as illustrative of Medford, England, from which Medford, Massachusetts, got its name. If later search proves otherwise, we will be consoled in having made the effort, and are pleased to present these pleasing views of scenes
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25., The Medford Historical Register (search)
The Medford Historical Register Vol. XXV, 1922 Zzz. published by the Medford Historical Society Medford, Mass. Medford J. C. Miller, Jr., printer