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ough several attempts have failed. In 1839, Barber's Historical Collection was published, the author himself making the illustrating sketches in the various Massachusetts towns he visited and described. In the Register of September, 1920, may be seen his work in portraying Medford. This view is printed from the same wood blohere else,—the Stearns mansion, the railroad stations and the second Brooks schoolhouse. The birthplace of John Brooks and his last residence when governor of Massachusetts are well shown, and some of these later views we do well to compare with the earlier for the facts they reveal. In 1881 or ‘82 Mr. Henry Brooks secured photng in our neighboring city of Malden. Rev. Edward Stuart Best, Methodist Episcopal clergyman, began his ministry in 1851, serving one year each in three western Massachusetts towns, and one in the nearer town of Swampscott. At the annual conference of his church, April, 1855, his appointment was to Medford. Prior to that time,
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
orical Register, January, 1916. The cargoes to the southern states from Massachusetts were largely rum and salt codfish, but to the West Indies they could carry China cargoes valued at over $250,000. See Morison's Maritime History of Massachusetts, pp. 58-70. Solid Men of Boston (M. S.), pp. 70, 76. A number of Methe wreck, and returned to trade once more. Morison. Maritime History of Massachusetts. Another Medford-built ship engaged in the Northwest fur trade was then began Napoleon's preparations to invade Russia. Thus the Baltic trade of Massachusetts played an important, if unconscious, part in the chain of events that led Napoleon to Moscow and to St. Helena. Morison. Maritime History of Massachusetts There were a number of Medford ships in the East India trade at this time. Thish doubloons home sewed into his clothing. Morison. Maritime History of Massachusetts. Jefferson signed the repeal of the embargo on his last day in office.