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Good Old Dorchester: A Narrative History of the Town, 1630-1893
William Dana Orcutt
Limited preview - 1893
acres annexation Atherton Baker became Blake Boston building built called Capen Captain Charles chester citizens Clapp Codman Colony committee Court Deacon death died Dorchester Bay Dorchester Neck Dorchester Town Dorchester's early Ebenezer Edward England erected Everett father George George Minot Governor graduated Hall Harris Harvard College Henry honor Hughes Humphreys hundred Indians inhabitants interest James John Danforth Joseph June known land later Lemuel Mary and John Massachusetts Massachusetts Horticultural Society Mather School meeting Meeting-House Hill memory Mills Milton minister Minot Nathaniel Neponset River Old Dorchester ordained Parish passed pastor Pierce prayer preached present residence resigned Richard Richard Mather Roger Clap Roxbury Samuel Savin Hill says schoolhouse Second Church sermon settlers ship Society soldiers South Stoughton Sumner Swan Thomas Tileston tion town of Dorchester Town Records voted Walter Baker William Withington
Page 310 - Finally brethren, farewell : be perfect, be of good comfort, be of one mind, live in peace ; and the God of love and peace shall be with you.
Page 399 - This cardinal, Though from an humble stock, undoubtedly Was fashion'd to much honour. From his cradle He was a scholar, and a ripe and good one ; Exceeding wise, fair spoken, and persuading : Lofty and sour to them that loved him not ; But, to those men that sought him, sweet as summer...
Page 278 - I happened soon after to attend one of his sermons, in the course of which, I perceived he intended to finish with a collection, and I silently resolved he should get nothing from me: I had in my pocket a handful of copper money, three or four silver dollars, and five pistoles in gold; as he proceeded I began to soften, and concluded to give the copper. Another stroke of his oratory made me ashamed of that, and determined me to give the silver; and he finished so admirably, that I emptied my pocket...
Page 297 - Let us therefore follow after the things which make for peace, and things wherewith one may edify another.
Page 36 - Straits ; insomuch that I do not remember that ever I did wish in my Heart that I had not come into this Country, or wish myself back again to my Father's House...
Page 354 - that such Girls as can read in a Psalter be allowed to go to the Grammar School from the first Day of June to the first Day of October.
Page 211 - ye rising realms record Time's opening scenes, and Truth's unerring word. — There shall broad streets their stately walls extend, The circus widen, and the crescent bend ; There ray'd from cities o'er the...
Page 98 - An Account | of the | Late Revolution | in | New England. | Together with the | Declaration | of the | Gentlemen, Merchants, and Inhabitants of Boston, | and the Country adjacent.