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This prize book containing essays and poems in both English and Latin was awarded to high achieving students at the Boston Latin School.

In 1829, the Boston School Committee voted to use Pierpont’s National Reader in the city’s public grammar schools. Pierpont’s replaced Murray’s English Reader which had been previously used. This 1836 edition would have been used for reading and…

The School of Mutual Instruction was an experimental school in Boston. It relied upon a system in which older or more advanced students instructed the younger or weaker students under the supervision of the schoolmaster. Tokens with an attached…

Entries in Charles Street Jail Logbook documenting Jesse Harding Pomeroy's escape attempts.

Broadway Street as pictured in the 1874 Hopkins Atlas

Tax Record for Ruth Ann Pomeroy, Street Book 7A, page 26

Tax Record For James Nash, Street Book 7A, page 21
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