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WHITTEMORE, Edwin Carey, Rev. (ed.). The Centennial History of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, including the Oration, the Historical Address and the Poem presented at the Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town June 23d, 1902. With Illustrations. Arthur J. Roberts, Franklin W. Johnson, Mrs. Martha baker Dunn, Mrs. Estelle Foster Eaton, Horatio D. Bates, Associate Editors. Waterville : Published by the Executive Committee of the Centennial Celebration, [originally published 1902]. Pp (2),[i]-vii,(1),-593,+ plates. Index, 4to, black comb-bound, grey printed card covers. Contents : Introduction: Preparing for the Centennial (by Frederick W. Clair). I. The Centennial Celebration (by William Abbott Smith). II. Teconnet and Winslow (by Rev. Edwin Carey Whittemore). III. Waterville, 1802-1902 (by Rev. Edwin Carey Whittemore). IV. The Centennial Oration (by Hon. Warren Coffin Philbrook). The Centennial Poem (by Mrs. Julian D. Taylor). V. Early Settlers and Their Work (by Aaron Appleton Plaisted). VI. Recollections of Waterville in the Olden Time (by William Mathews). VII. The Military History of Waterville (by Brevet Brigadier General Isaac SparrowBangs). VIII. The Churches of Waterville (by George Dana Boardman Pepper). IX. The Public Schools of Waterville (by Elwood T. Wyman). X. Coburn Class ical Institute (by Franklin W. Johnson). XI. Colby College (by Edward W. Hall). XII. The Secret Fraternal Orders of Waterville (by Norman Keith Fuller). XIII. Social Life in Waterville (by Martha Baker Dunn). XIV. Waterville Agriculturally Considered (by E. P. Mayo). XV. The Manufacturing Industriesof Waterville (by Reuben Wesley Dunn). XVI. Banking in Waterville (by Hora tio D. Bates). XVII. The Waterville Woman's Association (by Mrs. James H. Hanson). XVIII. The Waterville Free Library (by Estelle Foster Eaton). XIX. The Press of Waterville (by Henry C. Prince). XX. Other Organizations and Institutions. The Waterville Y. M. C. A.— The Stevens Hospital— The Woman's Christian Temperance Union — The Kiest Business College — Hall's Military Band — The Cecilia Club — Garfield Camp No. 1, Sons of Veterans — Co. H, Second Regiment National Guard, State of Maine— The Waterville Bicycle Club— The Waterville Gun Club. XXI. The Present Business of Waterville; Some Comparisons with the Past and a Glance into the Future Business Conditions (by Frank Redington). XXII. The Pulpit of Waterville (by George Dana Boardman Pepper). XXIII. The Medical Profession (by Frederick Charles Thayer). XXIV. The Bar of Waterville (by Hon. Simon Stratton Brown). XXV. The Teachers of Waterville (by Arthur J. Roberts). XXVI. Some of the Business Men of Waterville (by Rev. Asa L. Lane, A. Appleton Plaisted and Edwin C. Whittemore). XXVII. Copies of Documents and Other Historical Data. Submission of Indians. Pemaquid, 1693. Letter of Col. Lithgow to Gov. Shirley. Records of Winslow Proprietors. Grant to James Pitts of Lot 104. Settlement of Mr. Cushman as Town Minister, Agreements. Muster Roll of Capt. Stackpole's Company. Letterof Reuben Kidder. Epitaph of Richard Thomas. Representatives of Winslow an d Waterville in Legislature of Massachusetts. Militia. Sunday School. Waterville Incorporation Act. Letter of Asa Redington. The City Charter. Table of Valuation, Tax Rate and Debt. Mayors of W^aterville. Waterville Social Library, Bill of Books. This is a print-on-demand facsimile reproduction of the original with many of the plates poorly reproduced. ADDITIONAL SHIPPING MAY APPLY DUE TO ITS WEIGHT. Very good, except for poor quality of mimeographed plates. 35.00
Title: Centennial History of Waterville, Kennebec County, Maine, including the Oration, the Historical Address and the Poem presented at the Celebration of the Centennial Anniversary of the Incorporation of the Town June 23d, 1902.
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