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Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 28 0 Browse Search
William Schouler, A history of Massachusetts in the Civil War: Volume 2 14 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 7, 4th edition. 12 0 Browse Search
Thomas Wentworth Higginson, Massachusetts in the Army and Navy during the war of 1861-1865, vol. 1, Condensed history of regiments. 10 2 Browse Search
Francis Jackson Garrison, William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879; the story of his life told by his children: volume 2 8 0 Browse Search
Benjamin Cutter, William R. Cutter, History of the town of Arlington, Massachusetts, ormerly the second precinct in Cambridge, or District of Menotomy, afterward the town of West Cambridge. 1635-1879 with a genealogical register of the inhabitants of the precinct. 6 0 Browse Search
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 8. 4 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 6, 10th edition. 4 0 Browse Search
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 4 2 Browse Search
HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF MEDFORD, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, FROM ITS FIRST SETTLEMENT, IN 1630, TO THE PRESENT TIME, 1855. (ed. Charles Brooks) 3 1 Browse Search
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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Pierce, Frederick Clifton 1858- (search)
Pierce, Frederick Clifton 1858- Author; born in Worcester county, Mass., July 30, 1858; received an academic education; settled in Illinois in 1880; was connected in various capacities with Chicago newspapers. His publications include History of Grafton, Mass.; History of barre, Mass.; History of Rockford, Ill.; and numerous family genealogies.
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Massachusetts (search)
in Boston, with James Franklin, brother of Benjamin Franklin, as editor......Aug. 7, 1721 Benjamin Franklin leaves Boston for Philadelphia......October, 1723 William Burnet arrives at Boston as governor......July, 1728 Dispute between Governor Burnet and the House regarding a fixed salary; the House refusing it......1728-29 Governor Burnet dies......Sept. 7, 1729 Jonathan Belcher, a native of Massachusetts, appointed governor, and arrives at Boston......August, 1730 Worcester county formed......1731 Massachusetts and New Hampshire boundary fixed......1731 England forbids the colonies to export hats......1732 First freemason lodge in America established in Boston......1733 George Whitefield in Massachusetts......1740 Governor Belcher superseded by William Shirley......Aug. 13, 1741 [Governor Belcher was the last governor of the two provinces of Massachusetts and New Hampshire.] Governor Shirley renews the claim for a fixed salary, which is final
Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing), Worcester, (search)
Worcester, A city and county seat of Worcester county, Mass.; on the Blackstone River; 44 miles west of Boston. It is noted for the variety and extent of its manufactures, especially of wire, envelopes, looms, boots and shoes, and machinery for cotton and woollen mills. The city, which contains a large number of villages, was settled in 1674 under the name of the Quinsigamond Plantations. The first settlement was soon broken up by hostile Indians; as was also the second one, in 1684. A permanent one was made in 1713; the town was incorporated June 14, 1722; and a city charter was granted Feb. 29, 1848. The first church was organized in 1719. Between 1790 and 1800 Isaiah Thomas, who had moved there from Boston, carried on the most extensive publishing business in the country. The Declaration of Independence was first publicly read in Massachusetts from the steps of the Old South Church there. The development of Worcester's manufacturing interests has been rapid since 18