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larger and more pugnacious, as Dr. Holmes has pointed out, than the sons of professors and college stewards; and something of this disparity was found, even in Old Cambridge, between the town boys, who represented the village contingent, and the Wells boys, who were mostly the sons of the aforesaid college worthies, and who went to the private day-school and boarding-school of William Wells, in the rambling old house still occupied by his grandson, William Wells Newell, opposite Elmwood AvenueWilliam Wells, in the rambling old house still occupied by his grandson, William Wells Newell, opposite Elmwood Avenue. I can well remember the wide berth I was accustomed to give, as one of the younger Wells boys, to our late excellent fellow-citizen, Alderman Chapman, the rather aggressive leader of the other party; and it was pleasant to me in later years, never quite outgrowing this early shyness in his presence, to see all spoilsmen and tricksters fighting equally shy of that admirable citizen. It may be hastily assumed that in this primeval period Cambridge was the most decorous and orderly of village
nd other members on the payment annually of one dollar. This vote made it desirable that an authentic list of the members should be on record, and accordingly such a list was placed on the books. It is as follows: Abiel Holmes, Henry Ware, Levi Farwell, Levi Hedge, Israel Porter, E. W. Metcalf, James Munroe, A. Biglow, Sidney Willard, William Hilliard, William Brown, T. L. Jennison, Asahel Stearns, W. J. Whipple,* Abel Willard,* James Brown, Charles Folsom, Joseph Story, Josiah Quincy, William Wells, Stephen Higginson, James Hayward, N. J. Wyeth, William Watriss,* F. J. Higginson, Joseph Foster, Thomas W. Coit, Otis Danforth, John Farrar. Those marked with a star are single men. It may have seemed to the members that this legislation was rather more for the advantage of the members than for that of the sick, indigent, or otherwise, and this may be the reason why in the following year it was voted that an appropriation for the purchase of tickets for the bath be made, so that fiv
Taxation without representation, early case of, 5. Tax rate, 59. Tea, duty on, 21, 22. Tea, destruction of, 22. Third Parish, called Little Cambridge. 9; attempts to establish, 14, 15; opposition, 14, 15; compromises, 15; new petition and counter-petition, 16; the precinct incorporated, 16; a church founded 16; incorporated as the town of Brighton, 16. See Brighton. Thompson, Benjamin (Count Rumford), Toll bridges, 29. Tory Row, 28. Town, body of, 16. Town boys and Wells boys, 38. Town church. See First Parish. Town-house, location, 31. Town, traces of English method of forming, in Cambridge, 4. Travel between Boston and Cambridge, 400. Treadwell, Prof. Daniel, 73. Treasurer, City, 402. Trowbridge, Prof. John, 77. Trustees of Cambridge Public Library, 403. Uniform Rank Garnett Division, K. of P., 292. Union Methodist Episcopal Church, 241. Union Railway Company, incorporated, 396; Gardiner G. Hubbard and his associates, 396;;