Charlestown schools after 1793 By Frank Mortimer Hawes
Since our reference to Samuel Holbrook, schoolmaster of Charlestown (Vol.
III., p. 68) an interesting article has appeared in the New England Genealogical Register, Vol. 58, p. 308, which informs us that he was born in Boston, 1729, the son of Abiah and Mary (Needham) Holbrook.
His eldest brother, Abiah, Jr., was a distinguished schoolmaster of Boston, from 1741 to his death in 1768 or 1769.
Samuel began to teach in 1745 as his brother's assistant, and in 1750 was receiving a salary of £ 50 as usher of the South Writing School.
In 1769 he succeeded his brother as master of this school, at a salary of £ 100. In 1770 one Thomas Parker complained that Master Holbbrook had given his son an unreasonable correction, but apparently no action was taken.
In 1776 Mr. Holbrook received an extra £ 80 on account of the high cost of living, and in 1777 he was allowed £ 100 for the same reason.
He seems to have continu
The Charlestown schools
From 1819-20 (continued). Frank Mortimer Hawes
The trustees for the year 1817 were Rev. William Collier, Abram R. Thompson, M. D., Captain Nehemiah Wyman, David Stetson, Isaac Tufts, Peter Tufts, Jr., Elias Phinney.
1818, Rev. William Collier, A. R. Thompson, M. D., Isaac Tufts, Elias Phinney, James K. Frothingham, Joel Tufts, John Soley.
1819, Rev. Edward Turner, Samuel Payson, Isaac Tufts, Elias Phinney, James K. Frothingham, Joel Tufts, John Soley.
1820, the same.
1821, the same, except that Philemon R. Russell succeeds Joel Tufts.
1822, Rev. Edward Turner, Samuel Payson, Elias Phinney, Rev. James Walker, Joseph Phipps, Samuel P. Teel, Nathan Tufts, 2d.
1823, Rev. Edward Turner, Rev. James Walker, Joseph Phipps, Nathan Tufts, 2d, James Russell, Samuel Gardner, Leonard M. Parker.
1824, Rev. James Walker, Joseph Phipps, James Russell, Samuel Gardner, Leonard M. Parker, Chester Adams, Thomas Hooper.
1825, James Russell, L. M. Par
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Green Mountain Institute, 1.
Green, Nathaniel, 68, 69.
Grubb, William, 41.
Hall, Moses, 68.
Hall, Richard, 89.
Hall, Stephen, 85, 86.
Hancock, Governor, 15.
Hancock, Captain, John, 15, 21.
Hancock, Rev., John, 15.
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Harris, Thomas, 39, 44, 66.
Harris, Captain, Thomas, 40, 63.
Hartford, The, 51.
Harvard College, 20, 23, 38, 39, 79, 92.
Harvard Law School, 1, 23.
Hawes, Frank Mortimer, 14, 38, 63, 90.
Hawes, Levi Lindley, 25, 49.
Hawes, Sergeant, 35.
Hawkins, Christopher, 64.
Hawkins, Collector, 18. 19.
Hawkins, Nathaniel, 20, 42, 63, 64.
Hawkins, Samuel, 64.
Hawkins, Sarah, 64.
Hay, John, 21.
Haywood, I., 73, 74.
Henchman, Nathaniel H., 90.
Henderson, Frank, 8.
Hertzog's Religious Cyclopaedia, 2.
Hessieltine, Major, 27.
Higginson, Colonel T. W., 12.
Higginson, Rev. Mr., 4, 5.
High School, Somerville, 10.
Hill, Abraham, 84.