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in the lowlands. And the Rev. Mr. Higginson, writing of the settlements on Charles river, speaks of the abundance of grass that groweth everywhere, both very thick, very long, and very high in divers places. From these simple statements, it is not difficult to imagine the aspect of our city at that time. On the north, broad marshes extended along the Mystic river, from the Medford line to Charlestown Neck, the marsh grasses green and beautiful in their pristine freshness. On the south, Miller's river, or Willis creek, as it was first called, a broad inlet from the sea, reached beyond Union square, probably as far as where the bleachery now stands; and from there to Charlestown Neck was another extent of salt marsh. And again on the west was a narrower strip of land that felt the influence of salt water where Alewife brook divides Somerville from Cambridge and Arlington. Numerous brooks flowed through valleys between the many hills, watering large meadows, without any tree or s
Nehemiah Wyman, Captain Daniel Reed, David Stetson, Captain Joseph Miller, George Bartlett. 1813, 1814, 1815, the same. 1816, the same, with the exception of Captain Miller, who is succeeded by Isaac Tufts. Holding over for a number of yearit will be noticed, at this time was represented by Captain Joseph Miller. The number of children in town was 1,167, or 457 the same as last given. August 18, 1814. Voted to Captain Miller $250 for the use of Districts No. 3 and 4. In NovembeWednesday, April 12, at 2 o'clock. Present, Messrs. Wyman, Miller, and Thompson, of the trustees. This school, under P. T. lready mentioned? 1815-1816. May 16. Voted that Captain Miller open the summer schools in Districts No. 3 and No. 4, Milk Row School, under Yorick S. Gordon, was visited. Messrs. Miller and Thompson were present, with several of the inhabithave particular charge of No. 3 and No. 4, in place of Captain Miller, resigned, and later, also, of No. 5, as Captain Reed
ell as complimentary. I must regret that so many will be disappointed,—not finding in the theme of my paper this evening, or in its treatment, the interesting relation hoped for. I come not before you this evening to give instruction to you, whose object and aim is the acquisition and dispensing of local history; but I beg to call to your minds that, at the dates covered by the theme of my paper, Charlestown and Cambridge were contiguous in territory, with a common boundary reaching from Miller's river to Burlington, Charlestown bounded with Lynn on the northeast, and with Boston on the Mystic river, as Chelsea was early a part of Boston. This most ancient town of Middlesex County was the third settlement in the limits of Massachusetts, outside of Plymouth plantation. The first Court of Assistants was held at Charlestown. In every line of business and commerce Charlestown held prominence. Phipps is a contraction in speech of Philip, unknown in England before the Conquest, and
), 87. Maulsby, David L., 1. McCarty, James, 86. McCarty, John, 86. Mead, Elijah, 63. Medford, Mass., 4, 41, 80, 81, 82. Medford Daughters of the Revolution, 23. Medford Street, 47. Memorial History of Boston, 38. Menotomies River, 80. Menotomy, 14, 18. Merrimac River, 86. Middleborough, Mass., 1. Middlesex County, 77. Milk Row, 42, 43, 68, 70, 72, 74, 97, 98, 100. Milk Row District, 16, 64. Milk Row School, 14, 15, 22, 67, 71, 91. 93, 94, 96, 98, 99, 100. Miller, Captain, Joseph, 64, 67, 69, 70, 71, 72. Miller, Richard, 41. Miller's River, 4, 77. Mill Pond, 78. Mill Street, 78. Mira, 23. Mishawum, 4. Mississippi, S. S., 27, 33, 36. Mobile, 53, 59, 61. Mobile Bay, 57, 58. Moody, Josiah, 96. Moody, Samuel, 95, 96. Morse, Rev. Jedediah, D. D., 44, 63, 66. Morse, Samuel, F. B., 66. Morse's School Geography and Atlas, 101. Moses, 44. Mount Vernon (gunboat), 33. Mt. Benedict, 78. Munroe, Henry, 8. Munroe, Nancy T., 8. Murra