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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 16,340 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 2 3,098 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 2,132 0 Browse Search
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Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 1,668 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2. (ed. Frank Moore) 1,628 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 1,386 0 Browse Search
Jefferson Davis, The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government 1,340 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. 1,170 0 Browse Search
Benjamnin F. Butler, Butler's Book: Autobiography and Personal Reminiscences of Major-General Benjamin Butler 1,092 0 Browse Search
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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., History of the Medford High School. (search)
Wellington married Mr. Darius Crosby and still resides in town. Miss Gregg continued to teach for many years in Florida and New Jersey. Mr. Redman left teaching to study civil engineering at Harvard College, which profession he followed till 1862, when he enlisted in the Massachusetts 39th, from which he was transferred to the Navy Department as draftsman. After the war he was in business in Washington, D. C., and for nine years preceding his death, in 1888, was an Examiner in the United States Patent Office. Mr. Sumner became a lawyer. Mr. Goreley was for several years an assistant in the Roxbury High School, and afterwards engaged in business in Boston. Miss Leonard left under an engagement for the High School in Canandaigua, N. Y., and later taught in the classical department of the Worcester High School and finally opened a private school in Connecticut, where she fitted students for college. While in Medford she assisted Professor Bocher in the preparation of a
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
rty-six days by Calvin Turner for Benjamin Rich of Boston. On April 30, 1814, the commander, Nathaniel Snow, and others brought libel for condemnation in the United States court at Boston for one case of goods taken from the Union which she did seize, take and capture, mounting ten carriage guns, and about 280 tons burthen with aigh prices. Another privateer, the Reindeer, was built by Calvin Turner for Benjamin Rich and others in 1814. On April 15, 1815, a libel was brought in the United States court at Boston by Nathaniel Snow and others against sundry goods, wares and merchandise taken from the brig Daphne, seized as prize on or about the 7th r to the North West Co. He expressed great dissatisfaction with the sale, and after a short stay directed his course for Sitka. On the way he fell in with two United States vessels hiding from British cruisers. While there the Pedlar was seized by the Russians on a charge of selling powder to the natives but was released for lack
ng as he proceeded; also pictures of Deacon James' horse and carriage and of the deacon on foot, with high hat and shawl, carrying a cane. A sketch of him in a sleigh, accompanied by the real sleigh-bells seemed like a real sleigh-ride. Messrs. Curtin and Cushing and Mr. and Mrs. Leavens participated in the half-hour of reminiscence which followed. The December meeting on the 18th was also held, for convenience, in the Mystic vestry. Prof. Arthur I. Andrews spoke on The Balkans and United States' Influence There, illustrating with views taken by himself,—a most excellent address but not largely attended. The annual meeting was held on January 15, 1923, in the slave quarters of the Royall house. It proved to be a very cold night and but few were present, some coming the long distance from Stoneham and Newton. The usual reports were made, but election of officers was postponed. February 19. Weather conditions bad and fuel conditions worse. A slight increase in attendan
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., My Revolutionary ancestors: major Job Cushing, Lieutenant Jerome Lincoln, Walter Foster Cushing (search)
ly in England. Here they found Samuel Lincoln, also from Norfolk county, England, who had come to this country with his wife and eight children the year preceding. From his eldest son, Samuel, descended Levi Lincoln, Attorney General of the United States and Lieutenant-Governor of Massachusetts. From Daniel Lincoln, the second son of Samuel Lincoln, who came to this country from England, are descended the Cohasset Lincolns, my ancestors, who married into the Cushing family. From Samuel'ce. He was accompanied on his circuit by Mrs. Cushing, followed by his slave, Prince. He was the last Chief Justice to wear the large wig of England. Honorable Caleb Cushing, Judge of the Supreme Court, 1852-1857, Attorney General of the United States, was one of the Counsel at the Geneva Congress. He was also Minister to China. Luther Sterns Cushing was Judge of Common Pleas and author of the Cushing Manual. The hardy and sturdy Englishmen, to the number of about twenty thousand, w
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 26., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. The pepper trade. the names of Medford-built ships are italicized. This trade was started by Salem enterprise almost wholly, and by way of reward Salem became the American, and for a time the world, emporium for pepper. In 1791 the United States exported seven million, five hundred and fifty-nine thousand, two hundred and forty-four pounds-over seven-eighths of the entire northwest Sumatran crop—and a very large portion of this was landed in Salem. Morison. Maritime History of Massachusetts. Among the Medford-built vessels from Salem 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