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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 222 222 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) 56 56 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 56 56 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 1 34 34 Browse Search
John Jay Chapman, William Lloyd Garrison 30 30 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 1 30 30 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 24 24 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 2 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 22 22 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 3 (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 19 19 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 15 15 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., History of the Medford High School. (search)
ivilege of attending the master-school during three summer months. The master-school, so called, seems to have been kept through the year, while the primary schools, which were probably established after 1807, did not become annuals till 1837. The Awakening. It was in the fourth decade of this century that, according to Usher's History of Medford, a wave of unusual interest in educational matters was passing over many of the States and attained its greatest height in Massachusetts. In 1830 the American Institute of Instruction was organized, which, though national in name and object, was largely composed of Massachusetts men. It aimed at reform and progress, and proved itself most efficient in accomplishing its exalted purpose. A royal impulse was imparted to the educational machinery of our State, which from that time began to work with wonderful activity. Favoring laws were enacted; a State Board of Education was established; normal schools sprang into existence, and the pu
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
able and the story of the hardships and dangers connected with it is told in a vivid manner. The Paul Jones. Between 1830 and 1840 there had been a great improvement in the design of vessels which greatly increased their speed. Among them was , and owned by John M. Forbes of Boston and Russell & Co. of China. She was the perfection of the Medford clipper type of 1830, and the fastest vessel of her time, with the exception of the Natchez. The Paul Jones was commanded on her first voyagilt on her lines, although she influenced the improvement in design which took place in the next decade. Clipper ships, 1830-148. Morison gives the Medford builders a large share of the credit for the improvement in vessels in this period. nd clipper ship is one designed primarily for speed. Although vessels of this type were designed to carry large cargoes, they were so much faster than others of that time that they are usually referred to as the clipper type of 1830. Hall Gleason.
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
alem engaged in this trade were the ships Australia, Carolina, Propontis, and the brig Lucilla. Journals of their voyages to Sumatra are preserved in Salem. Besides the Salem vessels in the pepper trade there were quite a number from Boston, among them the brig Palmer. The brig Palmer, two hundred and seventy-seven tons, was the seventy-third vessel built in Medford and the last of seven built in 1818. She was built by Sprague & James for Joseph Lee of Boston. She sailed for Sumatra in 1830 and proceeded to take on a cargo of pepper at Muckie on the west coast. Narrative of Capt. Charles Endicott.At one o'clock in the morning of February 8, 1830, while at anchor in the roads, together with the ship James Monroe of New York and the Governor Endicott of Salem, a boat appeared, which, on being hailed with the question, What boat is that? responded, The Friendship of Qualah Battoo, Captain Endicott, with all that are left of us. On further questioning it appeared that the F