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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 466 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. 392 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 132 0 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) 67 1 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 56 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 3, April, 1904 - January, 1905 41 1 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 33 9 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 8, April, 1909 - January, 1910 22 2 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 22 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 1 16 0 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 13., Ancient legal contentions in upper Medford. (search)
court. The jury brought in their verdict, finding for the plaintiff with damages, Forty and One Shillings and costs of court, Three pounds, Thirteen Shillings and Eight pence. County Court Records, Vol. 1st, Page 296. The evidences (testimony of the witnesses) in this case are not to be found, but it is plain that Symmes won the suit, and that the costs of court were much larger than the amount of damage, as is liable to be the case today. The record shows that Johnathan Whitney of Watertown, one of the writer's ancestors, was one of the jurors in this case, which has a tendency to make him believe that the verdict was a just one! Another contention which was settled in court in Charlestown, October 6, 1663, was of a little different character from either of the other two already cited. It indicates how closely bound together were the church and the people, and how the former insisted, as much as possible, in doing all the thinking for the people, especially in church and
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 13., The Royall house people of a century ago. (search)
tioneer, and boarded in what the writer styled a private boarding house in Park street. Among those living there was an invalid lady, to whom a Mrs. Jarvis of Watertown frequently sent parcels and delicacies by her daughter. The young men there domiciled were not slow in noting her visits or observing her attractive personalion on her mind. Doubtless, Mrs. Welch missed her little visitor, for after an earnest entreaty the Welches left their Boston home to reside with the Stones at Watertown for over a year. Mrs. Stone had a relative, Major Jackson, who was commandant at Fort Independence, and during the summer the castle barge, gaily decorated anshington died, and in very many places the national grief found expression in public funeral services. One was held in Dr. Elliot's church, then the only one in Watertown. The women wore black ribbons, and the men black crape upon their arms. Mr. Welch sent his servant boy, who wore a livery of bright scarlet, and his mourning b