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Edward H. Savage, author of Police Recollections; Or Boston by Daylight and Gas-Light ., Boston events: a brief mention and the date of more than 5,000 events that transpired in Boston from 1630 to 1880, covering a period of 250 years, together with other occurrences of interest, arranged in alphabetical order 66 0 Browse Search
Rev. James K. Ewer , Company 3, Third Mass. Cav., Roster of the Third Massachusetts Cavalry Regiment in the war for the Union 36 0 Browse Search
Laura E. Richards, Maud Howe, Florence Howe Hall, Julia Ward Howe, 1819-1910, in two volumes, with portraits and other illustrations: volume 1 28 0 Browse Search
Jula Ward Howe, Reminiscences: 1819-1899 18 0 Browse Search
Frank Preston Stearns, Cambridge Sketches 8 0 Browse Search
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 2 8 0 Browse Search
The Cambridge of eighteen hundred and ninety-six: a picture of the city and its industries fifty years after its incorporation (ed. Arthur Gilman) 6 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 7. (ed. Frank Moore) 4 0 Browse Search
George P. Rowell and Company's American Newspaper Directory, containing accurate lists of all the newspapers and periodicals published in the United States and territories, and the dominion of Canada, and British Colonies of North America., together with a description of the towns and cities in which they are published. (ed. George P. Rowell and company) 4 0 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 5, April, 1906 - January, 1907 4 0 Browse Search
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encouragement, should grow up a great manufacturing quarter second to none other in or near the capital city. All elements necessary for the creation of a commercial district of this character seem to be here in happy conspiracy. It is almost at the gates of Boston. First Street is only a mile distant from the City Hall of Boston, and, accordingly, nearer to that accepted centre than the Hotel Vendome, than the new Union station now proposed on the Back Bay, than Dover Street, than all South Boston, except a small portion of the newly made lands, than all East Boston, than all Charlestown but a small fraction. Barges of the largest size may be moored at its wharves, and, by spur from the main line of steel track, the products of its factories may find direct land transportation over the continent. Two main thoroughfares lead from this quarter straight to the heart of the great city over the narrow waters in one direction, and out into the cities and towns beyond in the other. He
industries already established, are still to be occupied. This territory is distant less than one mile from the State House in Boston, and it can be purchased for a lower figure than that quoted for desirable locations in either East Boston, South Boston, or Charlestown. Woodward Emery, Esq., chairman of the Massachusetts Harbor and Land Commission, referring to this section of Cambridge, says:— The East Cambridge Land Co. was established under a charter from the Commonwealth more thaour, Alfred Morrill, and Albert F. Allen, all of Cambridge. Previous to that time the Walworth Manufacturing Co. had occupied the greater part of the building owned by Allen & Endicott, but they had moved to the new works purchased by them at South Boston. Mr. Barbour had been in their employ for about eight years as clerk and paymaster. This office he resigned to take charge of the affairs of the new firm. The foundry just vacated by the Walworth Manufacturing Co. was leased of Messrs. Alle