History of the Town of Concord, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, from its Earliest Settlement to 1832, and of the Adjoining Towns, Bedford, Acton, Lincoln, and Carlisle, Containing Various Notices of County and State History Not Before Published, by Lemuel Shattuck (Boston and Concord, 1835) 8vo., 412 pages, including a twenty-page index, and large-scale map. Digital Edition on CD-ROM © August 2004.
A judicious, literate history of Concord's first two hundred years, this volume contains three chapters on the founding of the town and relations between the early settlers and the Indians they displaced; an interesting chapter on the depredations of King Philip's War; a chapter on the development of the town from 1684 through 1746, including accounts of Lovewell's fight, the Cuba Expedition, and the French War; three chapters on the American Revolution in Concord; two chapters of ecclesiastical history; one chapter each on the natural, topographical, statistical, and social and official history of the town; biographical notices of college graduates and other individuals belonging to Concord; and one chapter each on the histories of Bedford, Acton, Lincoln, and Carlisle. The appendix includes a "Historical View of the Evidence Relating to the Events of 19th April 1775" (nineteen pages), notices of the military services performed in the Revolution by people of Concord (8 pages), and "Notices of Early Families and Distinguished Men" (thirty pages).
Families of note in this volume include, among others, ADAMS, BARRETT, BLOOD, BROOKS, BROWN, BULKELEY, BUTTRICK, CUMING, DAVIS, EMERSON (including Ralph Waldo), FARRAR, FAULKNER, FLINT, GREEN, HARTWELL, HAYWARD, HEALD, HEYWOOD, HOAR, HOSMER, HUNT, JONES, LEE, MERRIAM, MINOTT, PRESCOTT, RIPLEY, RUSSELL, STEARNS, WHEELER, WILLARD, and WOOD. For other surnames, see the online index.
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