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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 938 0 Browse Search
William Tecumseh Sherman, Memoirs of General William T. Sherman . 220 0 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.) 178 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 148 0 Browse Search
C. Edwards Lester, Life and public services of Charles Sumner: Born Jan. 6, 1811. Died March 11, 1874. 96 0 Browse Search
Colonel William Preston Johnston, The Life of General Albert Sidney Johnston : His Service in the Armies of the United States, the Republic of Texas, and the Confederate States. 92 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 1 88 0 Browse Search
Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 66 0 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 64 0 Browse Search
William Hepworth Dixon, White Conquest: Volume 2 64 0 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., The Society's meetings, 1921-22. (search)
The Society's meetings, 1921-22. The opening meeting of the season was on October 17. Several members gave accounts of summer vacation experiences, a letter from Mr. Remele (who had recently removed to California), telling of scenes there was read and listened to with interest. Miss Hila Helen Small of the High School staff then gave an instructive and interesting address on Dante. On November 21 was the Thanksgiving Time Meeting. President Ackerman spoke of contrasts between 1621 and 1921 and read of the first Pilgrim thanksgiving day. Master Kenneth Ames and Miss Dorothy Richards read peace selections from the poet Whittier, and this part taken by our young visitors was much appreciated. While the assembly stood, announcement was made of the recent deaths of two long-time members, Rosewell Bigelow Lawrence and Leonard Jarvis Manning. At the meeting of December 18 Mrs. Mary Soule Googins, a member (and Mayflower descendant from George Soule) read an interesting p
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
Proc. Vol. 54, p. 29. The Jones was renamed the Inore. Among the Medford-built vessels engaged in the northwest and China trade at this period were the Arab, Louise, Pedlar, Lascar and Triton. Bryant and Sturgis sent the Sachem round to California for a load of hides. This was the beginning of a trade which grew to large proportions and which ten or fifteen years later was described so vividly by R. H. Dana in that masterpiece,Two Years Before the Mast. The brig Pilgrim in which he went out was built in Medford and the ship California which they helped to load was also. Dana gives the following description of her:— She was a good substantial ship, not quite so long as the Alert, wall-sided and kettle-bottomed, after the latest fashion of south shore cotton and sugar wagons, strong too, and tight and a good average sailor, but with no pretensions to beauty and nothing in the style of a crack ship. This trade in hides was very profitable and the story of the hardships