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wn to New York to select a hand hose carriage. Proceeding now to the second generation from John Stone, we see a group of cousins, young men and maidens, who met in the social life of the time. Some had spent their schooldays at the old Milk Row School; the younger ones may have attended a school at Central Square. A few had been given further privileges in the educational line. One of the sports which many, if not most, of the young men of the time enjoyed was gunning. The marshes of Chelsea were convenient and favorite places for this pastime; possibly Walnut Hill, where Tufts College is now, also. When guns got out of order it fell to the mechanic of the crowd, familiarly called Jonty, to repair the same. Balls, with dancing often prolonged till daylight, were another recreation. The young women had their sewing circle, and doubtless developed ability in buying cloth and cutting and making garments. One of the young men has furnished reminiscences which may be of intere
ven to the city of Charlestown, on sewers and other city work, and to the Cambridge Water Works. In July, 1859, he was appointed principal assistant under George L. Richardson, C. E., on the street surveys for the town of Somerville, and engaged in this work during 1859-1860. During 1860-1861 he was in partnership with T. Edward Ames, C. E., afterwards Brevet Major Thirty-sixth Massachusetts Volunteers, and some time city engineer of Charlestown. They had offices in Winnisimmet Square, Chelsea, and in Somerville. In 1862 he was in the office of J. G. Chase, C. E., later city engineer of Cambridge, and was most of the time engaged in running levels, establishing benches, and making plans for sewers; also in making preliminary studies and plans for the Charlestown Water Works. During the year he drew for General Henry L. Abbot, of Cambridge, a plan of the siege of Yorktown, Va., from notes by General Abbot. The execution of the plan so pleased the general that he procured for Mr
da, 43, 44, 45. Whittemore, Rev., Thomas, 55. Whittemore, William, 41. Wilkins, Mary, 44. Willard C. Kinsley (Independent) Relief Corps, 32. Willard C. Kinsley Post, No. 139, 64. Williams, Charles, Jr., 20, 21. Williams, Herbert Farmer Coe, 21. Williams, Lester Holmes, 21. Willow Avenue, 60. Wilmington, N. C., 39, 40. Wilson, Sally, 48. Wilson, Sally (Scripture), 48. Wilson, Major, Supply, 48. Winchester, Mass., 21, 60. Winnik, Louisa H., 46. Winnisimmet Square, Chelsea, Mass., 57. Winship, Dr., 73. Winter Hill, 47. Winter Hill Congregational Church, 24. Winter Hill Improvement Association, 62, 64. Winter Hill Universalist Church, 63. Winthrop, John, 62. Winthrop, Governor, John, 49. Wirtz, General, 35, 36, 37. Wisconsin Territory, 80. Woburn Road School, 45. Woman's Christian Temperance Union, 27. Woman's Relief Corps, 27. Wonohaquaham Tribe of Red Men, 23. Wood, James A., 11. Wood, James Freeman, 11. Woodlawn, 63. Wood, Sar