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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 74 74 Browse Search
Lucius R. Paige, History of Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1630-1877, with a genealogical register 36 36 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 4, 15th edition. 29 29 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) 25 25 Browse Search
Knight's Mechanical Encyclopedia (ed. Knight) 24 24 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. 10 10 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) 9 9 Browse Search
Cambridge History of American Literature: volume 1, Colonial and Revolutionary Literature: Early National Literature: Part I (ed. Trent, William Peterfield, 1862-1939., Erskine, John, 1879-1951., Sherman, Stuart Pratt, 1881-1926., Van Doren, Carl, 1885-1950.) 6 6 Browse Search
Charles A. Nelson , A. M., Waltham, past, present and its industries, with an historical sketch of Watertown from its settlement in 1630 to the incorporation of Waltham, January 15, 1739. 4 4 Browse Search
Historic leaves, volume 4, April, 1905 - January, 1906 4 4 Browse Search
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Cambridge town, 1750-1846. Andrew McFarland Davis. The period in the history of Cambridge which we are about to consider naturally divied to the jurisdiction of Cambridge. As we first view the town in 1750, there is much that is picturesque in the placid life of its inhabity of the town, as the central settlement was formerly termed, was in 1750 centred upon that part of the Common now called Harvard Square. Here The burial ground adjoining the present First Parish Church was in 1750 the town burial ground. Provision for the support of the poor in held. The distribution of the population in the three parishes in 1750 is largely a matter for conjecture. We have, however, the means of years later, there were 1586. There can be but little doubt that in 1750 the population was in the neighborhood of 1500, of whom about one ha Within the limits of what now constitutes Cambridge there was in 1750 a single church. Between that date and the incorporation of Cambrid
Cambridgeport Savings Bank, 311. Cambridge Railroad, 396. Cambridge Royal Arch Chapter, 284. Cambridge Safe Deposit and Trust Co., 307-309. Cambridge Savings Bank, 309-311. Cambridge School for Girls, 214-217. Cambridge Town, 1750-1846, 14-34. Cambridge Village, now Newton, 8. Cambridge Water-Works, 113-118. Cambridge Wharf Company, 109. Canals: Broad, 30, 31, 109, 110, 127; West Dock, 30; South Dock, 30; Cross, 30. Cannon on the Common, 51, 52. Cantabrigia Cl, 173; the college offers the use of its grounds to the city, 173. Pine Swamp Field, 4. Pointers, 60. Police Department, 405. Police force, 316. Ponema Tribe, Red Men, 293. Poor's House, the, 17, 276. Population, in 1680, 10; in 1750, 17; in 1765, 17; in 1776, 17, 29; in 1790, 32; in 1810, 32; in 1840, 32; in 1850, 32; in 1895, 59; comparative statement of, 319. Population, density of, 131. Port Bill, 22. Port chucks, 38. Porters, 60. Porter's Tavern. 37. Prescot