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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2., The development of the public School of Medford. (search)
pupils for the university. Upon the list of Medford taxpayers for the Province rate of £ 12-16s laxpayers, so that we may fairly infer that if Medford was not actually compelled to support an elemng was undoubtedly Thomas Tufts, Jr., born in Medford, 1712, graduated from Harvard in 1732. In ge 1744Sept.-Jan. '47William Whitmore1744 b. Medford, 1725 d. Mch. 10, 1760, of smallpox 1747Apr building, called by Brooks in his History of Medford the third, was probably of wood, and was comp12-10s. monthly, making the cost of educating Medford girls £ 2-10s. a month. The great end of trthography, arithmetic, and decent behavior. Medford had in 1794 evidently gone back from the stanincoln 1781Aug.-July, ‘82George Hall1781from Medford 1782Oct.-June, ‘83Artemas Baker1782from Temp 1820Nov.-Feb. 1821William H. Furness1820from Medford 1821Feb.-Oct. 1822George W. Osborne1820from ccessible to the public. L. L. D. Town of Medford to Saml Brooks Treasurer Dr [ ]729sd To Cas[23 more...
High School department. Medford and the Stamp Act. [The following articles were prepared by pupils of the High School in connection of the first rights of the colonists as Englishmen. The people of Medford also joined in opposing the Stamp Act, but in a much calmer manner Hall, Esq., especially in regard to the Stamp Act. The people of Medford declared that their rights and privileges had been infringed upon igently towards having the act repealed. Although the people of Medford desired to have the Stamp Act repealed, they did not approve of the general assembly in a Parliamentary way. Minnie W. Jackson. Medford and the tea tax. when the rest of the Townshend Acts were rainst it. In November, 1774, a warrant was issued to the voters of Medford to meet and decide what action, if any, should be taken in regard compelled what a narrow statesmanship had refused to grant. For Medford's part in the Revolution, see Register, Vol. II., No. 1. Eliz
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2., The second Congregational and Mystic churches. (search)
y called The Second Congregational Society of Medford was organized June 22, 1823, and incorporated of other churches, who had removed lately to Medford, and had brought with them letters of dismissdemy at Andover, 1836-37; and was ordained in Medford, April 25, 1838. After a laborious and suc Andover Theological Seminary. After leaving Medford she became the author of several attractive aiscopal clergymen. Upon his dismissal from Medford Doctor Baker became an agent of the Massachuof his children in 1851; and was installed in Medford Feb. 25, 1852. His eventful pastorate exteest enjoyed by any Congregational minister in Medford since the decease of Doctor Osgood. He waseological Seminary, 1861; and was ordained in Medford, Nov. 13, 1861. His pastorate continued tillo the advancement of the kingdom of Christ in Medford, and with the hope of effecting such union theachers' Associations. He was installed in Medford Nov. 16, 1881, and dismissed May 12, 1886, to[16 more...]
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2., The highway or Canal through Labor in Vain point. (search)
first successful attempt at straightening the river, and to remedy this obstruction to navigation, was made in the year 1761, when a number of the inhabitants of Medford petitioned the Court of General Sessions of the Peace for a new highway across a point of salt marsh and flats in Medford called Labor in Vain point. The court aMedford called Labor in Vain point. The court appointed a committee to view the premises, and to report upon the necessity and convenience of the proposed highway. The committee reported that a highway at the place above mentioned was both necessary and convenient, and the court thereupon appointed a new committee to lay out the way and to estimate the damage that might accrit was ordered to be recorded, so that the same might be known and used as a public highway. This laying out of the highway was not satisfactory to the town of Medford, for at a meeting of the court, held Dec. 8, 1761, the Selectmen petitioned that the width of the way be reduced to six rods, and that the remainder of the old wa
ntry Journal of March 12, 1770, in a list of those killed and wounded upon March 5th, mentions a lad named John Clark about 17 years of age, whose parents live at Medford, and an apprentice to Capt. Samuel Howard of this town; wounded, a ball entered just about his groin and came out at his hip, on the opposite side, apprehended heip, on the opposite side, apprehended he will die. By the records in the City Clerk's office, this John Clark appears to have been the son of John and Mary (Smith) Clark, born in Medford, June 10, 1752, and baptized by the Rev. Ebenezer Turell on June 14th of the same year. He died in Medford on the 26th of May, 1778. L. L. D. ip, on the opposite side, apprehended he will die. By the records in the City Clerk's office, this John Clark appears to have been the son of John and Mary (Smith) Clark, born in Medford, June 10, 1752, and baptized by the Rev. Ebenezer Turell on June 14th of the same year. He died in Medford on the 26th of May, 1778. L. L. D.
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2., Medford Historical Society. (search)
Medford Historical Society. Officers for year ending March, 1901. President. John H. Hooper. Vice-Presidents. L. Dame, Am Cushing Wait, Rosewell B. Lawrence, Charles H. Loomis. Recording Secretary. Jessie M. Dinsmore. Corresponding Secretary. Walter H. Cushing. Treasurer. Benjamin F. Fenton. Librarian and Curator. Agnes W. Lincoln. Standing committees. Membership. Rosewell B. Lawrence, David H. Brown, Ellen M. Gill, Miss J. M. Dinsmore, Wilton B. Fay, Geo. S. T. Fuller. Publication. Charles H. Morss, Charles H. Loomis, L. L. Dame, Walter H. Cushing, Miss Helen T. Wild. Papers and Addresses. David H. Brown, John Ward Dean, John H. Hooper, Dr. R. J. P. Goodwin, Miss Agnes W. Lincoln, William C. Wait. Historic Sites L. L. Dame, L. J. Manning, Miss Hetty F. Wait, Miss Ella L. Burbank, Mrs. J. M. G. Plummer, Warren M. Archibald. Genealogy. Miss Helen T. Wild, Miss Ella S. Hinckley, Miss Het
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 2., A business man of long ago. (search)
north bank. On petition of the citizens of Medford, many of whom owned lands in the territory ofhester was incorporated. From 1754 to 1805 Medford was in the height of its prosperity as a commution, Benjamin Hall served as a Selectman in Medford—most of the time as chairman. He retired in ve for his adopted country. If the people of Medford had not grasped the idea of independence in 1nglish and Hessian officers were on parole in Medford, after Burgoyne's surrender, Mr. Hall receive thereunto belonging all situate and lying in Medford aforesaid on the north side of the road leadimaged the river transportation which had been Medford's pride. The town was much excited over thev. David Osgood Minister of the church at Medford. was moved to indignation, and voiced the sen and appear so zealous for the destruction of Medford, is a conduct so base and ungenerous as nothiSwan, their personal friend and a resident of Medford during the Revolution, should have been one o[15 more...]