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Union Hall (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): chapter 6
s estate by Mr. Blanchard he improved the building by the addition of a dancing hall (the hall was in the second story in the corner next the river), calling it Union Hall. When this addition was made it is impossible to determine. In the Columbian Centinal of Boston, September 3, 1796, the following advertisement appears: UnUnion Hall, Medford, is now completely fitted up for the reception of large companies, with every convenience to promote festivity and happiness, the house is furnished with the best of Wine, Porter and other Liquors and every kind of refreshment called for can be supplied, Tea, Coffee &c. provided either morning or evening and thoshesapeake), and upon its flag was inscribed the dying words of Commodore Lawrence, Don't give up the ship. A sign post with a swinging sign and the inscription Union Hall, H. Blanchard, with a foul anchor as its emblem, stood at the southerly end of the building. Prior to the year 1804, when Cradock bridge was first provided wit
Mystick River (Massachusetts, United States) (search for this): chapter 6
verns of Medford. The Blanchard Tavern. by John H. Hooper. [Read before the Medford Historical Society, November 21, 1904.] Continued from Vol. VIII., No. 1. This house was built about the year 1752 by Mr. Benjamin Parker, at one time treasurer of the town of Medford. By deed dated June 6, 1752, Mr. Jonathan Zzz. Tufts sold to Mr. Parker one-half acre of marshland, bounded easterly on the county road; southerly on land of Merrow; westerly on land of said Tufts, and northerly on Mystic river. This lot of land is the same as that lately occupied by Messrs. Page & Curtin, and also that occupied by Mr. John Crowley. The whole property has been taken by the Metropolitan Park Commissioners for a parkway. The land described as that of Merrow is the same as that upon which now stands the paint shop in the possession of Mr. Nathaniel Ames. In the year 1753 Messrs. Ebenezer Merrow and Thomas Welsh were fined for setting up a fence on the highway between said Merrow's dwelling hou
Bowen Crehore (search for this): chapter 6
ouse stood upon the banks of the Middlesex Canal and at the northwest corner of Boston avenue and Arlington street. It was opened and chiefly used as a stopping place for persons employed in navigating the canal. Among its landlords were Messrs. Bowen Crehore, Darius Wait, Joseph Wyatt and Jeremiah Gilson, This house has been removed from its original location, remodeled into tenement houses, and these are now located at the foot of Canal street. There were many persons licensed as innholdeof the year), 1751, 1752, 1753. Bradshaw, Mercy, 1753, 1755. Bradshaw, Thomas, 1775, 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, 1781, 1782, 783, 1784, 785, 1786, 1787, 1788, 1789. Brooks, James W., 1824, 1825. Brooks, Thomas, 1785, 1786, 1787. Crehore, Bowen, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820. Curtis, Eliphaz, 1807. Curtis, Lebeus, 1811. Dexter, George B., 1826, 1827, 1828. Dodge, William, 1769. Doggett, Isaac, 1754. Floyd, Hugh, 1754, 1755, 1759, 1760, 1761, 1762, 1763, 1764, 1765, 17
H. Blanchard (search for this): chapter 6
popular houses in the vicinity of Boston, and many sleighing and dancing parties were among its guests. It was also a common rendezvous for the people of Medford, and all the current events of the day were discussed over a plentiful supply of Blanchard's own manufacture. On that part of the land adjoining the road and river was a grocery store and in the rear stood a small distillery. Mr. Blanchard's last year as landlord was in the year 1800. (He died in the year 1803.) He was succeeded Mr. Blanchard's last year as landlord was in the year 1800. (He died in the year 1803.) He was succeeded by his son, Hezekiah Blanchard, junior. Hezekiah, junior, died in the year 1818 and was succeeded by Messrs. Isaac W. Blanchard, Samuel Blanchard, and others. The Blanchard heirs sold the estate in the year 1833 to Mr. Joseph James, who in company with Mr. Milton James, established a lumber yard on the premises. A portion of the old tavern building was sold to Mr. Jacob Butters, who removed it to another location on Main street and fitted it up into a double dwelling house; it is now standin
George L. Stearns (search for this): chapter 6
. No. of Shares Jonathan Brooks,5 Samuel Train,10 Marcus Whitney,10 Luther Angier,10 Timothy Cotting,5 Galen James,5 John Angier,5 David Kimball,5 Thatcher Magoun, Jr.,5 Henry Porter,5 Joseph Manning, Jr.,5 George W. Porter,5 George L. Stearns5 Thomas R. Peck,5 S. P. Heywood,5 Dudley Hall,5 B. M. Clark,1 Thomas H. Floyd,3 No. of Shares Thatcher Magoun,10 Nathaniel H. Bishop,10 Andrew Blanchard, Jr.,5 Samuel Kidder,5 Turell Tufts,10 Isaac Sprague,5 Francis R. Bigelow786. Putnam, Ebenezer, 1813, 1814, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1821. Rogers, Philip P., 1827. Rookes, Richard, 1703. Scolly, Benjamin, 1738. Seccomb, Peter, 1713, 1717. Shaw, Benjamin, 1780. Skinner, Jacob, 1821, 1822, 1823. Stearns, Charles, 1824, 1825. Stevens, Thomas, 1821. Taylor, Timothy, 1755, 1756, 1757. Turner, John, 1749, 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753. Tufts, James, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, 1795, 1796, 1797, 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801. Usher, Abijah, 1795, 1796,
Seth and Rufus Frost, 1810. Mead, Israel, 1759, 1760, 1761, 1762, 1763. Moore, Augustus, 1768. Peirce, Lydia, 1719, 1720, 1721, 1726. Peirce, Nathaniel, 1707, 1708, 1709, 1710, 1711, 1712, 713, 1714, 1715, 1716, 1717, 1718. Perham, Daniel, 1812, 1813. Porter, Jonathan, 1774, 1775, 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1783, 1784, 1785, 1786. Putnam, Ebenezer, 1813, 1814, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1821. Rogers, Philip P., 1827. Rookes, Richard, 1703. Scolly, Benja00, 1801. Usher, Abijah, 1795, 1796, 1797. Usher, Eleazer, 1798, 1799. Usher, Robert, 1792, 1793. Wade, Samuel, 1715, 1716, 1717, 1718, 1719, 1722, 1723, 1724. Wait, Darius, 1813, 1814. Walker, Edward, 1778, 1779. Weston, Wyman, 1799, 1800, 1801, 1802, 1803, 1804, 1805. Whitmore, Francis, 1759. Willis, Benjamin, 1720, 1721, 1722, 1723, 1724, 1725, 1726, 1727, 1728, 1729, 1730. Willis, Thomas, 1691, 1692, 1693. Woodward, Daniel, 1690. Wyatt, Samuel, 1819, 1820.
Benjamin Parker (search for this): chapter 6
ooper. [Read before the Medford Historical Society, November 21, 1904.] Continued from Vol. VIII., No. 1. This house was built about the year 1752 by Mr. Benjamin Parker, at one time treasurer of the town of Medford. By deed dated June 6, 1752, Mr. Jonathan Zzz. Tufts sold to Mr. Parker one-half acre of marshland, boundedMr. Parker one-half acre of marshland, bounded easterly on the county road; southerly on land of Merrow; westerly on land of said Tufts, and northerly on Mystic river. This lot of land is the same as that lately occupied by Messrs. Page & Curtin, and also that occupied by Mr. John Crowley. The whole property has been taken by the Metropolitan Park Commissioners for a parkwl the year 1780. From the year 1753 to 1780, Mr. Blanchard was licensed as a retailer of liquors, and the record says that he kept his shop in the house of Mr. Benjamin Parker. After the purchase of this estate by Mr. Blanchard he improved the building by the addition of a dancing hall (the hall was in the second story in the cor
Mayo, Seth and Rufus Frost, 1810. Mead, Israel, 1759, 1760, 1761, 1762, 1763. Moore, Augustus, 1768. Peirce, Lydia, 1719, 1720, 1721, 1726. Peirce, Nathaniel, 1707, 1708, 1709, 1710, 1711, 1712, 713, 1714, 1715, 1716, 1717, 1718. Perham, Daniel, 1812, 1813. Porter, Jonathan, 1774, 1775, 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, 1781, 1782, 1783, 1784, 1785, 1786. Putnam, Ebenezer, 1813, 1814, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1818, 1821. Rogers, Philip P., 1827. Rookes, Richard, 1703. Scolly, Benjamin, 1738. Seccomb, Peter, 1713, 1717. Shaw, Benjamin, 1780. Skinner, Jacob, 1821, 1822, 1823. Stearns, Charles, 1824, 1825. Stevens, Thomas, 1821. Taylor, Timothy, 1755, 1756, 1757. Turner, John, 1749, 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753. Tufts, James, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, 1795, 1796, 1797, 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801. Usher, Abijah, 1795, 1796, 1797. Usher, Eleazer, 1798, 1799. Usher, Robert, 1792, 1793. Wade, Samuel, 1715, 1716, 1717, 1718, 1719, 1722, 1723, 172
Milton James (search for this): chapter 6
e Blanchard heirs sold the estate in the year 1833 to Mr. Joseph James, who in company with Mr. Milton James, established a lumber yard on the premises. A portion of the old tavern building was sold der,5 Turell Tufts,10 Isaac Sprague,5 Francis R. Bigelow,5 John W. Mulliken,5 Joseph and Milton James,5 Jonathan Porter,5 Waterman & Ewell,2 Nathan Sawyer,2 Isaac and James Wellington,2 Joth75, 1776, 1777, 1778, 1779, 1780, 1781, 1782, 783, 1784, 785, 1786, 1787, 1788, 1789. Brooks, James W., 1824, 1825. Brooks, Thomas, 1785, 1786, 1787. Crehore, Bowen, 1817, 1818, 1819, 1820. 697, 1698, 1699. Hawkes, Jonathan, 1755, 1756, 1757, 1758. Hills, Ebenezer, 1773. Hyde, James, 1818, 1819, 1820. Jaquith, Elizabeth, 1808, 1809. Jaquith, John, 1805, 1806. Jaquith, . Taylor, Timothy, 1755, 1756, 1757. Turner, John, 1749, 1750, 1751, 1752, 1753. Tufts, James, 1791, 1792, 1793, 1794, 1795, 1796, 1797, 1798, 1799, 1800, 1801. Usher, Abijah, 1795, 1796,
Jonathan Tufts (search for this): chapter 6
who removed it to another location on Main street and fitted it up into a double dwelling house; it is now standing opposite the head of Mystic avenue and is numbered 133 and 135 Main street. The old tavern was the headquarters of the Medford and Boston Stage Coach, Samuel Blanchard, proprietor. The Medford house. This house stands upon land purchased in the year 1803 by Mr. Andrew Blanchard of Mr. Ebenezer Hall, 2d. It was part of a tract of land purchased by Colonel Royall of Mr. Jonathan Tufts in the year 1755, and devised by him to his daughter, Herriot Pepperell, and by her sold to Mr. Hall in the year 1800. The house was probably built by Mr. Blanchard in the year 1804. It was opened as a hotel in the year 1805, and was known as the Medford Hotel. Its first landlord was Mr. John Jaquith. He was succeeded by his widow, Mrs. Elizabeth Jaquith, and by Messrs. Seth Mayo, Rufus Frost, Samuel Kendall, Moses Jaquith, A. Proctor, and others. On May 11, 1835, a company of thi
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