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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register, Chapter 16: ecclesiastical History. (search)
odist Episcopal.—From the first settling of Lechmere Point (or East Cambridge) the few inhabitants were obliged to attend church in Boston or Charlestown until the autumn of 1818, when the Methodist Society was formed by the following named persons, all of whom had been members of the church previous to their coming to the Point; namely, William Granville, Mr. Granville seems to have been a preacher or exhorter. Elizabeth Granville, Eliza Sargent, Lucinda Sargent, William Swindel, and Charles Elliot. Ms. Letter from Mr. O. H. Durrell. For a time they met in private houses; and the first sermon to them was delivered by the Reverend Enoch Mudge in the house of Mr. William Granville. Public worship was first regularly established in a schoolhouse on North Third Street, where the Society worshipped until 1823, when Mr. Granville erected a small, convenient chapel on Gore Street, now occupied as a dwelling-house. Ms. Letter from Mr. O. H. Durrell. By an Act of the General Court, Ju
Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907, Elizur Wright's work for the Middlesex Fells. (search)
iven, and which was written in the July of 1883, Mr. De las Casas takes leave of Mr. Wright with, His death was thought to have been hastened by overwork in this cause, and to be an irreparable loss to the whole movement. The agitation became more energetic when real estate speculators bought the woods along Ravine road, cut off the grand pines, land turned the scene of beauty into the hideousness of a logging camp. The Appalachian Club took up the matter, and April 2, 1890, appointed Charles Elliot, George C. Mann, and Rosewell B. Lawrence to arrange for a meeting of all persons interested in the preservation of scenery and historical sites in Massachusetts. And this meeting, according to Mr. De las Casas, by a sequence of other efforts and events, resulted in the Metropolitan Park law of 1893. Mr. Wright was a member of the Appalachian Club, and somewhere between 1881 and 1885 he had the pleasure of escorting a very large portion of the membership through the Fells, and in 1884,
d, 2. De las Casas, Mr., 31, 26, 37. Derby, General, Elias Hasket, 89. Derby Street, 90. Devens, David, Esq., 67. Dexte: Elm, 9. Dexter Street, Malden, 9. Dickson, A,. 14. Dickson, William, 11. Dodge, E. H., 76, 81. Dodge, Mary, 47, 49, 92. Dow, Frances, 53. Dow, Lorenzo W., 64. Dow, Mrs. L. W., 53. Draper, Martin, 67. Dupee, M. H., 81, 82. Dyer, Ezekiel D., 19. Eastman, Francis S., 46. East Watertown, Mass., 9. Eden Street, 81. Edlefson, Helen F., 53. Elliot, Charles, 37. Elliot, Charles D., 53. Eliot School, Boston, 20. Elliot, T. J., 81. Ellis, Rev. G. E., 94. Elmwood, Cambridge, 7. Elm Street, 60, 62, 96. Elm Street, Malden, 9. Emerson's First Part in Arithmetic, 98. Emerson's Second and Third Parts in Arithmetic, 98. Essex Street, Boston, 5. Evans, Mary W. J., 77, 78, 83. Everett, Rev. Linus S., 48, 92. Everett Street, 93. Evangeline, 8. Fables, La Fontaine, 29, 37. Fairbanks, —, 51, 52, 67. Fairbanks, Josiah,
ommunications, and promised to show me the documents which he has received, as soon as they are returned to him from his office in Washington. "You will have seen evidences of the doubts which I have entertained in regard to the ability of the association to fulfill their engagements with you. I think it due both to them and to you, therefore, that I should give you also this pointed confirmation of their pretensions. * * * * * * * * * "I remain, dear sir, very truly yours, "Charles Elliot. Jr." "Col.Thomas H. Ellis, &c., &c,. &c" I read also the following letter addressed to me by Col. Charles F. M. Garnett, formerly Chief Engineer of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad. and more recently of the Don Pedro, the second Railroad in Brazil: "Richmond. Jan. 18, 1861. "Dear sir: At your request, I state to you in writing what I said to you yesterday. "While I was in Washington, the French Minister, Mr. Mercier, said to Messrs. Hunter and Garnett th
was attacked by a burly negro fellow, who would doubtless have given him rough usage, but for the interference of a negroman whose wife was the property of Mr. Utterbach. This gentleman was indebted for his safety to a negro fellow, when there were hundreds of white men around who would not lift a finger in his defence. A Noted character made Paisomen. The Columbus (Ky.) Confederates News, of the 31st ult., says: Elisha Owens, notorious in this community as the murderer of Chas. Elliot, at Milburn, and one of the prowlers who, from the bushes, killed Lieut Cruse, was brought into Columbus, a few days since, a prisoner. His misdeeds would have warranted a summary disposal of Owen's case if the same law had prevailed here that was applied to the poor fellow at Paducah, who had his hands nailed to a door-post, and his body perforated with bayonets. But this case was disposed of according to usage of war, as administered by men who have not forgotten the dictates of justi