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ssed other industrial pursuits. Slaughtering of cattle and tanning of their hides kept pace with each other in three places. Medford had even then paid the penalty for forest destruction in the loss of its water power of the brooks, and only one grist—and one saw-mill are named, these on the tidal river. Its two bake houses were the predecessors of the Medford cracker. Two householders had shops in their dwellings, and nineteen other shops were named. Perhaps some were the little New England shoe-shops, though these last may have been among the other buildings, value 20 dollars that numbered sixty-six. Parson Osgood, in his somewhat peculiar letter to his sweetheart, tells of some Medford people being bridge mad. Not the present bridge of social functions, but Maiden bridge across the Mystic. Here is the evidence, Shares in toll bridges 17. It would be interesting to know how the Medford tradesmen did business with a stock of only fifty-three hundred and fifty dollars
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ford had even then paid the penalty for forest destruction in the loss of its water power of the brooks, and only one grist—and one saw-mill are named, these on the tidal river. Its two bake houses were the predecessors of the Medford cracker. Two householders had shops in their dwellings, and nineteen other shops were named. Perhaps some were the little New England shoe-shops, though these last may have been among the other buildings, value 20 dollars that numbered sixty-six. Parson Osgood, in his somewhat peculiar letter to his sweetheart, tells of some Medford people being bridge mad. Not the present bridge of social functions, but Maiden bridge across the Mystic. Here is the evidence, Shares in toll bridges 17. It would be interesting to know how the Medford tradesmen did business with a stock of only fifty-three hundred and fifty dollars, but prices were not like today's. The wealth of the little old town is indicated by the items, Bank stock, money at interest and on
ouses152 1/2 Shops in the Same2 other Shops19 Distill houses4 Tan Houses3 Slaughter houses3 Grist mill1 Saw mills1 Bake Houses2 Barns121 other Buildings Value 20 dollars66 Superficial feet of Wharf2240 Stock in Trade5350 Money at Interest69050 money on hand or in any Bank18300 Bank Stock1300 Ounces Plate575 Shares in toll Bridges17 Acres of tillage Land394 Bushells of Rye65 Bushells Indian Corn5230 Bushells Barley295 Beans & peas6 English mowing877 Tons Engh Hay751 Saltmarsh535 Tons of Hay from the same416 Cows the whole farm will keep394 Barrels of Cyder128 unimproved Land1253 Land improvable130 acres of Land for Roads160 Land owned by the town10 Land covered by water434 Horses105 Oxen78 Cows237 Swine131 Total amount of Real Estate384440 Total amount of Personal Estate186259 —— 570690 Some interesting deductions may be made from these statistics. Medford was then a town of one thousand five hundred inhabitants. The polls were about one-s
uilders did their work well. What present workmen know how to do such work in wood, now that iron work has come into use? Our veteran townsman, Francis Wait, has compiled from the state census, taken in 1821, the following items of interest: State Valuation taken 1821 town of Medford Polls 16 years to 20 years30246 Polls 21 years upwards202 Polls o not Ratable2 Polls Supported by the town12 Dwelling houses152 1/2 Shops in the Same2 other Shops19 Distill houses4 Tan Houses3 Slaughter houses3 Grist mill1 Saw mills1 Bake Houses2 Barns121 other Buildings Value 20 dollars66 Superficial feet of Wharf2240 Stock in Trade5350 Money at Interest69050 money on hand or in any Bank18300 Bank Stock1300 Ounces Plate575 Shares in toll Bridges17 Acres of tillage Land394 Bushells of Rye65 Bushells Indian Corn5230 Bushells Barley295 Beans & peas6 English mowing877 Tons Engh Hay751 Saltmarsh535 Tons of Hay from the same416 Cows the whole farm will keep394 Barrels of
at Interest69050 money on hand or in any Bank18300 Bank Stock1300 Ounces Plate575 Shares in toll Bridges17 Acres of tillage Land394 Bushells of Rye65 Bushells Indian Corn5230 Bushells Barley295 Beans & peas6 English mowing877 Tons Engh Hay751 Saltmarsh535 Tons of Hay from the same416 Cows the whole farm will keep394 Barrels of Cyder128 unimproved Land1253 Land improvable130 acres of Land for Roads160 Land owned by the town10 Land covered by water434 Horses105 Oxen78 CowsHay from the same416 Cows the whole farm will keep394 Barrels of Cyder128 unimproved Land1253 Land improvable130 acres of Land for Roads160 Land owned by the town10 Land covered by water434 Horses105 Oxen78 Cows237 Swine131 Total amount of Real Estate384440 Total amount of Personal Estate186259 —— 570690 Some interesting deductions may be made from these statistics. Medford was then a town of one thousand five hundred inhabitants. The polls were about one-sixth, their votes one-eighth, and the boys and young men (ten to twenty years) one fiftieth of the population; this last seems a small proportion, but perhaps the girls were in the majority. The number of dwellings shows that an averag
Medford in 1821. Now that our old town house and city hall is gone it may be well to consider what Medford was at the time just prior to its building. The story of its construction has been compiled from the records, and ably written in the Register (Vol. IX, p. 40) by Miss Wild, and we commend its careful perusal. The arworkmen know how to do such work in wood, now that iron work has come into use? Our veteran townsman, Francis Wait, has compiled from the state census, taken in 1821, the following items of interest: State Valuation taken 1821 town of Medford Polls 16 years to 20 years30246 Polls 21 years upwards202 Polls o not Ratable2 1821 town of Medford Polls 16 years to 20 years30246 Polls 21 years upwards202 Polls o not Ratable2 Polls Supported by the town12 Dwelling houses152 1/2 Shops in the Same2 other Shops19 Distill houses4 Tan Houses3 Slaughter houses3 Grist mill1 Saw mills1 Bake Houses2 Barns121 other Buildings Value 20 dollars66 Superficial feet of Wharf2240 Stock in Trade5350 Money at Interest69050 money on hand or in any Bank18300