Exhibit 4: Documents
Documents

Previous Next Documents Return to Exhibit Page Return to Home Page Search This Exhibit
Record 1467/2271
Cary Memorial Library 2016. All rights reserved.
Collection Edwin B. Worthen Collection
Abstract "Battle of Lexington," "Hon. Charles Hudson," and "Samuel Stearns Dead," Lexington Minute Man, May 7, 1881 and March 11, 1882

"Battle of Lexington," dated March 11, 1882, tells the story of a Mrs. Vellette, and "invalid cripple" with a broken back. After her Boston home was destroyed by fire, she purportedly guided John Hancock, Samuel Adams and Paul Revere through the words of Lexington to protect them from pursuit of the British in April 1775.

"Hon. Charles Hudson," dated May 7, 1881, provides a biographical sketch of Charles Hudson, a Lexington resident and author of "History of Lexington."

"Samuel Stearns Dead," dated March 9, [year unknown], notes the death of "the oldest man in Middletown," Mr. Samuel Stearns. Provides a brief biographical sketch.

2 pages, newspaper clippings glued to paper
Object ID Worthen.18.42.04
Object Name Newspaper
People Hudson, Charles
Hudson, Stephen
Milliken
Milliken, James
Reed
Rider, Martha B.
Stearns, Samuel
Valette, Abigail
Vallente (Vallette), Mary Milliken
Search Terms Battle of Lexington
First Congregational Society (Unitarian)
Subjects Death
Fire
Newspaper clippings
Obituaries
Title "Battle of Lexington," "Hon. Charles Hudson," and "Samuel Stearns Dead," Lexington Minute Man, May 7, 1881 and March 11, 1882
The Edwin B. Worthen Collection, Cary Memorial Library

Cary Memorial Library 1874 Massachusetts Avenue . Lexington, MA 02420 781-862-6288 | Fax 781-862-7355 www.carylibrary.org   
Last modified on: March 22, 2016