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HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 20 2 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 12 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 8 0 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 8 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25. 6 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 9. 4 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 1. 4 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 2 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 4. (ed. Frank Moore) 2 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 2 0 Browse Search
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more reverence than to enter meeting during prayer time. I have often wondered what became of the small brass stand with a glass top, under which in his handwriting resembling copper plate, was If the minister wishes anything, place this on the front of the pulpit and the sexton will come up. . . . The method of heating the meeting house was by a large box stove, enclosed in brick, its doors almost exactly like the brick oven doors of long-ago kitchens (a small sliding door for draft). Wood only was burned; long sticks of hard wood, sawed once, made a glorious fire. Sometimes in the coldest nights Mr. Blanchard would stay all Saturday night; but generally a well-filled stove, after 9 o'clock bell ringing, Saturday night, and draft closed, would insure a huge bed of live coals Sunday morning; and I have known him to broil over them a delicious beef steak and take home for the 6 o'clock Sunday morning breakfast, the odor while cooking passing up the big chimney and no one was th
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
ey sailed:— DefianceParsonsTo and from West Indies EssexWillcomeTo and from West Indies FriendshipJacksonTo and from West Indies HalifaxStilesTo and from West Indies PollyBarstowTo and from Holland DauphinSmithFor France Three FriendsWoodFor France NeptuneFrazierFor West Indies JohnStantonFor West Indies SallyPaineFor West Indies FriendshipManchesterFor West Indies BellaGrinnellFor Holland Also the sloops Gloriosa, Mercury, Boston, Speedwell, Minerva. Medford Historical There is also a Journal of the Good Brig Hope, Capt. Thomas Tate 1805 from Salem to the West Indies. From Salem towards Martinico:— Sept. 2, Monday. At 4 P. M. was boarded by H. M.S. African 64 guns and took out one man by the name of Wm. Wood. From Martinico she went to Laguayra and from there to Havana. On October 21st, was boarded By french Privateer, they used us very Perlightly and let us go. On March 28, 1807, the Hope is reported in distress from St. Petersburg to