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road was the Bemis Tavern, owned and occupied by Isaac Bemis as a tavern in 1798, and kept by him for a long time. John Ball is supposed to have occupied the stand previous to him, and a Mr. Stratton followed him. It is still standing, the only one of the ancient taverns left, but no longer a public house. It is among the oldest houses of Waltham, and doubtless a fair specimen of the ancient inn. The first retailer of strong liquors in the town was Jonathan Hammond in 1739, and next Rebecca Walker, in 1750; then Mrs. Sarah Bowles succeeded in the liquor line, until 1752, when Samuel Woodburn was licensed, he being of good conversation, as stated in the records. This conversation was equally satisfactory to the Widow Sarah Bowles, his predecessor, whom he married, and the town transferred to him the liquor license. The inns continued to increase, and in 1765, with a population of 663 there were six taverns; in 1783 there were nine, the highest number ever reached ... In 1798 t
Young Thieves. --Agnes Crawford and Rebecca Walker, interesting girls, about eleven years of age, residing in Brooklyn, were taken into custody by policemen Carr and Golden, of the sixth precinct, on a charge of shoplifting. Without the knowledge of their parents they had stolen $1,000 worth of goods in New York.
The Daily Dispatch: November 3, 1860., [Electronic resource], English view of the late Royal visit. (search)
J R Scooler J W Shirler J R 2 Scott J L Schrabacher J Satfren Jos. Stewart Prof J Snow Jos. Stealey T J Tollefer & Humphries Caldwell W B 2 Tolby W H Taylor Wm. Tobien Wm. Toffan W A Treego W H Terrell W Taylor W C Toler T Tinsley T C Taylor T Turner T B Traylor R K Toole Richard Temple Robt Thornton L D Truxwell A J Tyree Allen Thomas-- Tomson Dan Townsend E P Temple H Thomas J F Tyler John, Jr Thompson J H Temple Jos. Thellen Jas. Valentine W C Venable W S Williams Jno. Whitmore Jno. Wright Jas. Woods Dr J R Watkins J H Watterner J Weston Geo. W Webb E W Wayne C Woodson A C Watkins-- Williams M G Whiting M D 2 Westcott P C 2 Walker P J Dicken Jno. 2 Dalhouse A N Wills R C Whaley R M White Seth Wilson Thos. H Wood's Wilson W S Wharton Wm. A Walls Wm. T Williams Wm. Young M M Younger Sam W Initials: M R D. no 3--1t Thos. B. Bigger, P. M. E
The Daily Dispatch: November 3, 1860., [Electronic resource], English view of the late Royal visit. (search)
the Peruvian frigate Callao, which was being docked. All the crew were on board, when some of the stauncheons gave way, and the frigate pitched over and was crushed. She fell on a great number of people below, all of whom perished. All the particulars were not known at the date of these advices, but it is believed the number killed will reach 150. The revolution in Bolivia had been suppressed. Several officers of the rebels were shot. Advices from Nicaragua state that the news of Walker's capture caused much rejoicing. Martinez was again at the head of affairs. Minister Dimitry was pressing the government for a Convention to settle U. S. claims, but was unsuccessful. Martinez had consented to call a meeting of Congress on the 15th of December, for the ratification of the Lamar Zeledon treaty. Com. Vanderbilt had made the government an offer for the transit, which was not accepted. A negro difficulty had arisen between the American and British naval officers, owing t