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of party, exempted by age or otherwise from military duty. A large one was formed in West Cambridge, commanded by Capt. David Hill, with William S. Brooks as Orderly Sergeant. I forget the names of the other officers. Many members were old veterans who had fought at Concord, Lexington and Bunker Hill. The British, however, made no attempts to land, and the Exempts had no other duties to perform than a few trainings, with liberal treats.—J. B. R., Reminiscences. The Chesapeake and Shannon. A Reminiscence. The announcement in the Boston papers of last week of the death of Mr. Hunt, and that he was the pilot that took the Chesapeake out of Boston harbor on the day of her memorable action with the Shannon, reminds me that this day is the fifty-seventh anniversary of that sanguinary battle. There is some mistake in the statement about Mr. Hunt's services on that occasion. The responsible pilot who took the Chesapeake out, and left her six leagues below the lighthouse, was
, 25-29, 73, 90, 101, 103, 106, 106, 107, 117-120, 126; Third Parish (now Brighton), 3, 100, 107 Capture of Burgoyne and army, 100 Card manufactory, 109, 111, 127, 130, 139 Celebrations of change of name to Arlington, 161, 162 Centenarians, 36, 37, 123, 149, 184, 186 Centennial Celebration of the 19th of April, 1775, 164 Central School House, 110, 116, 131, 143, 164, 167, 168 Charlestown line, ancient location, 8 Charlestown neighbors, 21, 22, 38, 39 Chesapeake and Shannon, naval battle, 134, 135 Choice of successor to Rev. Mr. Cooke, 104, 105 Church covenants, 25, 119 Circle Hill (now Arlington Heights), 163 Citizens in Mass. 5th Regt., 1861, 157 Clock in tower of meeting-house, 116, 126 Collector, security required of, 104 Combat between Dr. Downer and a British soldier, April 19, 1776, 66 Commission to Stephen Frost from the Provincial Congress, 68 Committee, of Cambridge, 2; of Safety at Menotomy, April 18 and 19, 1776, 69, 60,