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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 20 2 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 14 0 Browse Search
the Rev. W. Turner , Jun. , MA., Lives of the eminent Unitarians 12 0 Browse Search
James Parton, Horace Greeley, T. W. Higginson, J. S. C. Abbott, E. M. Hoppin, William Winter, Theodore Tilton, Fanny Fern, Grace Greenwood, Mrs. E. C. Stanton, Women of the age; being natives of the lives and deeds of the most prominent women of the present gentlemen 12 0 Browse Search
William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 12 0 Browse Search
James Russell Lowell, Among my books 12 0 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 10 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 18, 1865., [Electronic resource] 10 0 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 35. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 9 1 Browse Search
John Beatty, The Citizen-Soldier; or, Memoirs of a Volunteer 8 0 Browse Search
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Beaver Brook, because the beavers had shorn down divers great trees there, and made divers dams across the brook. Thence they went to a great rock, upon which stood a high stone, cleft in sunder, that four men might go through, which they called Adam's Chair, because the youngest of their company was Adam Winthrop. Thence they came to another brook, greater than the former, which they called Masters' Brook, because the eldest of their company was one John Masters. John Masters was one of t dry there is scarcely any water in the usual course of the brook, which, as it approaches the river, has every appearance of having once been quite deep and broad. It forms the western boundary of Waltham Plain. The knowledge of the location of Adam's Chair has been completely lost. Mount Feake was marked upon a plan of the town made in 1640, only eight years after the name was given, which plan was unfortunately destroyed by fire in Boston in 1825; it has retained its name, and a beautiful
Assessor 25 years, 1766-1805; Select-man 21 years, 1778-1806; Representative 23 years, 1778-1808; also a Justice of the Peace and principal surveyor of the town. He accompanied Mr. Ripley in 1814 in his search for Mt. Feaks, Masters's Brook, and Adam's Chair. Since page 28 was put in type it has been ascertained that the Fitchburg Railroad passes over the site of Adam's Chair, every trace of which has been obliterated. was chosen deacon January 7, 1702-3, and his son and grandson of the same nAdam's Chair, every trace of which has been obliterated. was chosen deacon January 7, 1702-3, and his son and grandson of the same name held the same office. Thomas Livermore was appointed deacon October 3, 1718; his homestead afterwards passed into the hands of Jonas Clarke, Sen. So many of the leading men in the church resided here, near to each other, that the name Piety Corner was given to the locality around the junction of Bacon and Beaver Streets. Captain John Clarke Captain John Clarke was the son of Deacon John Clarke, whose sister Hannah was maternal grandmother of Hon. Hannibal Hamlin of Maine. She married De
Index. Aberginians: Indians between Mystic and Charles Rivers, 11 n. 4 Abousett River, 38 n. 2. Adam's Chair, named by Gov. Winthrop, 26; location of 28, 97 n. 2. Adams, Alvin, residence, 50. Adams, John, passes through Waltham on way to New York, 108. Adventurers, the merely speculative, 9. Aetna Mill Co., 128. Aetna Mills, 100, 125. Agawam visited, 34. Alarm, first general, at night, 18. Allowance to those distressed by the Indian War, 62. Altercation, a political, begins at Watertown, 28; its result, 30. American Watch Co., incorporated, 136; factory buildings, 136, 138; accuracy of their watch movements, 137; delicate precision of machine work, 136. Amsterdam, ships from, 15. Ammunition for each soldier prescribed, 18. Angier, Rev., Samuel, pastor in new meeting-house, 54; death of, 55; records kept by, 56. Anti-war sermon by Mr. Ripley, 109. Appleton, Nahan, encourages cotton manufacture, 130; first agent for selling goods, 13