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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 303 303 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 27 27 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 27 27 Browse Search
H. Wager Halleck , A. M. , Lieut. of Engineers, U. S. Army ., Elements of Military Art and Science; or, Course of Instruction in Strategy, Fortification, Tactis of Battles &c., Embracing the Duties of Staff, Infantry, Cavalry, Artillery and Engineers. Adapted to the Use of Volunteers and Militia. 16 16 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
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) 14 14 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 13 13 Browse Search
George Ticknor, Life, letters and journals of George Ticknor (ed. George Hillard) 12 12 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 12 12 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.) 11 11 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks). You can also browse the collection for 1815 AD or search for 1815 AD in all documents.

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omas Brooks1776. T. Brooks, (under the Constitution)1780. Thomas Brooks1781. Aaron Hall1782. John Brooks1785. James Wyman1787. Thomas Brooks1788. Ebenezer Hall1789. Nathaniel Hall1800. Timothy Bigelow1808. Dudley Hall1813. Abner Bartlett1815. Turell Tufts1824. Thatcher Magoun1825. John B. Fitch1826. John Sparrell1831. Thomas R. Peck1833. Frederick A. Kendall1834. Timothy Cotting1834. John King1835. James O. Curtis1836. George W. Porter1837. Lewis Richardson1838. Leonard Bud Overseers of said College shall judge best for its benefit; and they shall have full power to sell said lands, and put the money out to interest, the income whereof shall be for the aforesaid purpose. These funds were left to accumulate till 1815, when it was deemed expedient to establish a Professorship of Law. The next year, the Chief Justice of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Hon. Isaac Parker, was elected, bearing the title, Royall Professor of law. This learned and wor
aide-de-camp in 1790)1786 to 1790. Name unknown1790-1798. Andrew Hall1798-1803. Ebenezer Hall, jun1803-1806. Nehemiah Wyman, of Charlestown1806-1808. Caleb Blanchard1808-1809. John Cutter1809-1811. Ephraim Bailey1811-1814. J. P. Clisby1814-1815. Thomas Shed1815-1818. Gersham Cutter1818-1821. John P. Bigelow1821-1823. Martin Burrage1823-1824. Edmund Symnes1824-1827. On the 11th of January, 1828, it resigned its commission, and has never been revived. For the first twenty-five y1815-1818. Gersham Cutter1818-1821. John P. Bigelow1821-1823. Martin Burrage1823-1824. Edmund Symnes1824-1827. On the 11th of January, 1828, it resigned its commission, and has never been revived. For the first twenty-five years of its existence, this company stood among the first for celerity and grace of drill-exercise and martial manoeuvre. It felt that it had a sort of brigade character to sustain; and the ambitious young men of Medford joined heartily to make it the banner corps of the county. In the war of 1812, this company was called to guard the powder-house, and did duty there for some weeks. The zeal for military display declined after 1814, and there was only an annual training for keeping up the
Two silver cups, gift of Mr. Francis Leathe, 1742. One silver cups, gift of Thomas Brooks, Esq., 1759. One large silver tankard, with a cover,--gift of Rev. Ebenezer Turell, 1760. One smaller silver tankard, with a cover,--gift of Francis and Mary Whitmore, 1761. One large, open, silver can,--gift of Hon. Isaac Royal, 1781. One silver dish,--gift of Hon. Isaac Royal, 1789. One silver dish,--gift of Deacon Richard Hall, 1814. Two silver cups,--gift of Mr. William Wyman, 1815. Two silver flagons,--gift of Hon. P. C. Brooks, 1823. One silver dish,--gift of Mr. David Bucknam, 1824. One antique silver cup; donor and date unknown. One silver spoon; Two silver cans,--gift of Turell Tufts, Esq., 1842. Previously to 1759, there were the following:-- One pewter flagon,--gift of Hon. John Usher. One pewter flagon,--gift of Deacon John Whitmore. Four pewter flagon, bought by the church. Two pewter dishes,--gift of Thomas Tufts, Esq.; and two pe
worthy of record, that one medical pupil of the father, and another medical pupil of the son, became distinguished officers in the revolutionary army. Dr. Cotton Tufts, born 1732, brother of the above, graduated at Harvard College 1749; studied medicine with his brother; settled in Weymouth; became the chosen friend and agent of Hon. John Adams; was elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences; a vice-president and president of the Massachusetts Medical Society. He died in 1815, revered for his Christian piety, beloved for his extensive usefulness, and admired for his common sense. Dr. Aaron Putnam, who married Rebecca Hall, daughter of Aaron Hall, of Medford, May 9, 1780, lived in this town ten years; but his medical practice was so limited that he removed to Charlestown, and formed a partnership with Messrs. Morse and Woodbridge, in the baking business. In this he was not successful. He died in Charlestown. Dr. John Brooks had not the advantages of a colle
s, as in March 1, 1824: Voted that the selectmen be appointed a committee to dispose of the privilege of taking shad and alewives within the limits of said town the ensuing season. In 1855, Joseph L. Wheeler bought the upper reach, from Marble Brook to the Pond, for $27.50 per annum; and James Rogers bought the lower reach, from Marble Brook to the eastern border of the town, for $122.50 per annum. The annual sales have lately been less than $200. The shad and alewives were abundant till 1815 or 1820, when they began gradually to withhold their visits. A writer says, that, about the year 1800, it was common to take fifteen hundred shad annually at Little River (near Fresh Pond); but that, in 1852, there was not one taken; and that, proportionally, a similar statement might be made concerning alewives. Nothing can frighten alewives; but the shad is an exceedingly shy and timid fish. Its disappearance from our river is therefore attributed to the terrific noises made by railroa
ed with such a house, and some who would not associate with such a mixture. The pauper-tax, therefore, was smaller. When, in 1813, the new brick house was built, and afterwards so admirably managed, the earnings of the inmates were enough to lessen the poor-tax nearly one-half. The cost that year was $1,010.25; which is fifty per cent less, proportionally, than the expenses before an alms-house was used. This may help to explain a statement in the report of a committee on town-expenses in 1815, when they say, The revenue of the town has, fortunately, been more than sufficient to meet its expenditures. The males in the alms-house were put to mending our highways. The keeper of the house and the surveyor directed their labors; and it took them most. of their time to accomplish the whole work. In 1830, they did three hundred and ninety-one days labor on the public roads; and the cost of each pauper's support then was seventy-eight and one-half cents per week. In 1837, a proposi
rose in his pew, beckoned to Bailey, and said, Hadn't you better take another pitch? Bailey replied, No, sir: I guess we can get through it. 1811, May 13.--Voted to instruct the representative of Medford in the General Court to oppose the petition of Peter Tufts, praying to be set off to Charlestown. The petition was granted. 1814.--The free seats near the pulpit in the meeting-house, which were formerly occupied by aged men and women, were sold, and two pews built in their place. 1815.--Nahant Parties. At this time, when only a few persons resided at Nahant, it was the custom for families in Medford to join in a party to that beautiful promontory. From ten to twenty chaises would start together; and, reaching Mr. Breed's, the ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys, would proceed to fishing from the rocks and boats. Each one wore the commonest clothes; and the day was passed in all sorts of sports. A fish-dinner was an agreed part of the fare; and a supper at Lynn Hotel cl
r. 12, 1745, and had--  57-58Ebenezer, b. Jan. 2, 1766.   Andrew Blanchard, d. 1815.   Ebenezer Blanchard, d. Jan. 21, 1772, aged 32.   Ebenezer Blanchard, d. Dec, b. 1824.   3d, he m. Elizabeth W. Butters, 1849. 3-4HUMPHREY Barrett Howe b. 1815; m. Susan Esther Withington in 1852. 3-5Henry Wait Howe m. Nancy Symmes, dau. oay.  11Henry, b. Nov. 9, 1793; m. Susan S. Tidd.  12Sarah, b. June 7, 1795; d. 1815.  13Charlotte, m. Hezekiah Blanchard.  14George, b. Aug. 26, 1799; d. young. b., 1836.  39Charles A., m. Julia Simpson, Feb. 27, 1838.  40William Henry, b. 1815; d. Sept. 2, 1823.   note.--In printing these English branches, I have copied fnna----, and had--  68-117Timothy.  118Abijah, b. Apr. 17, 1766; grad. H. C., 1815; moved to Virginia.  119Anna, b. May 26, 1768; m. Mr. Dixon.  120Isaac.  121J. 1811; m. Andrew B. Kidder.  223Mary Tapley, b. 1813; d. 1833.  224Martha, b. 1815.  225Nathan, b. 1818; m. Mary Jane Fitz.  226Marcellus, b.