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Browsing named entities in HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks). You can also browse the collection for George Washington or search for George Washington in all documents.

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. These bridges were only half the width of the road, and thus allowed fording ways at their sides. It was formerly the custom for those travelling with horses or driving cattle to let their horses and cattle pass through the brook, and drink. The multiplication of wells, in public squares and frequented places, has helped to change the old habits; and now, generally, these watering-places are covered. The bridge at Penny Ferry (Malden) was opened for travel, Sept. 28, 1787; and President Washington rode over it in October, 1789, when he visited Salem. At that time, he came to Medford to see his friend, General Brooks, who lived in the first house west of the meeting-house. Medford opposed the building of the bridge on two grounds: first, that it would encumber navigation ; and, second, that it would divert travel from Medford. March 4, 1802, the town chose a Committee to compel the proprietors of Malden Bridge to build the piers, next the draw, required by their act of incorp
retreat, that it received the distinguished acknowledgments of Gen. Washington for its gallant conduct. In the year 1777, he was promoted er of Burgoyne, Col. Brooks was ordered to join the army under Gen. Washington, and soon after went into winter quarters at Valley Forge, andeasures to this effect in his own regiment before the opinions of Washington were known, and he had the satisfaction of finding that his sentivotion to the liberties of their country; and, in the language of Washington, we may say, had this day been wanting, the world had never seen of the federal government, he was the second marshal appointed by Washington for this district, and afterwards received further evidence of hie author, an eye-witness, further says:-- The confidence which Washington reposed in him was shown on many occasions, and particularly in cHe was appointed Marshal of the District of Massachusetts by President Washington; and, after filling several important civil and military off
st ball during the embarkation. Medford men were with Washington at Monmouth, at Brandywine, at the crossing of the Delawgovernment of the country being now administered by President Washington with wisdom, power, and economy, several years of qgiven for Benjamin Hall, as elector. The death of General Washington, in December, 1799, touched every American heart as ll pay suitable respect to the memory of the late General George Washington; and that a Committee of eleven be chosen to makented with the following titlepage:-- An Eulogy on General Washington, delivered before the inhabitants of the town of Medy death of the hopeful Warren, the animating presence of Washington, who was received by our army at Cambridge, in July, 177lies had enabled the army to make against the enemy, General Washington then compelled them to abandon our capital. . . . He empire over the affections of his countrymen. . . . General Washington, in whom were combined the fine polish of Attic refi
galls, one of his company, has bin imprizoned in Cannedy, and hain't receeved no coat. This company was ordered by General Washington, in March, 1776, to be marched from Medford to the Heights in Dorchester. They were in service there only four dayrganized under the same law, but always gave precedence to the Medford on account of its greater age. 1789: When General Washington made his visit at Cambridge, he was attracted by the superior appearance of the Medford company on parade, and tookly upon them. The cavalry saw they themselves must be taken; and they turned and fled. Major Brooks narrated to General Washington every particular of this victorious strategem; and Washington said, There is nothing in our military history yet th rushed to the front rank of the line, and there marched forward, calling upon the men to follow. This was seen by General Washington. As soon as victory was won, the General asked Colonel Brooks the name of the young man, in his regiment, who achi
5 Before the Ancient and Honorable Artillery, in Boston1788 At Ordination of Rev. N. Thayer, in Lancaster1793 On the Annual Thanksgiving1794 On the Day of the National Thanksgiving1795 On the Death of a Child, killed by a Gun1797 Before the Annual Convention of the Congregational Ministers of Massachusetts1798 At the Ordination of Rev. Leonard Woods, at Newbury1798 The Devil let Loose; or, the Woe occasioned by his wrathful Appearance,--a Sermon on Fast Day1799 On the Death of General Washington1799 Dudlean Lecture; Validity of Presbyterian Ordination,--delivered in the Chapel of Harvard College1802 At the Funeral of Rev. Joseph Roby, at Lynn1803 The Validity of Baptism by Sprinkling, and the Right of Infants to that Ordinance1804 On Family Religion1808 At the Annual Election1809 At the University in Cambridge1810 A Solemn Protest against the late Declaration of War1812 At the Ordination of the Rev. Convers Francis, in Watertown1819 Volume of Sermons, pp. 4691824
. 1829.--Voted that each owner of a dog shall pay $1.25 annually as a tax: also that each dog shall wear a collar; and, if found without one, its owner shall pay $10. 1830.--Voted to have the bell rung at twelve, M., and nine P. M. 1836.--Mrs. John Fulton, who died this year, aged ninety-five, was one of those who helped to dress the wounds of the soldiers who were in the battle of Bunker Hill. Many of the wounded soldiers were brought to Medford. She was a true patriot; and General Washington honored her with a visit. At that time, they had bought a punch-bowl; and the general was the first person who drank out of it. The bowl is now owned by Mr. Frederick Bradlee, of Boston. Mr. John Fulton, of Medford, was cousin to Mr. Robert Fulton, the inventor of steamboats; and they were once prisoners together. Mrs. Fulton's mother was a Wier, who came over with the Scotch-Irish company. 1840.--The pillars which sustained the gallery of the third meeting-house (1770) are now i