CATALOGUE OF THER OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE THIRD TEACHERS’ INSTITUTE FOR THE COUNTY OF WASHINGTON HELD AT EAST MACHIAS ON OCTOBER 16, 1849

Selected list from rural interior towns of Washington County

Gentlemen:

Daniel J. Fisher, Charlotte

Josiah W. Hanscom, Crawford

Norman Jenkins, Beddington

Albert H. Staples, Baileyville

Albion Keith Parris Townsend, Alexander

Ladies:

Charlotte A. Cary, Cooper

Susan J. Hammond, Alexander

Sarah Libby, Beddington

Sarah Nason, Crawford

Hannah H. Whitney, Meddybemps

 

Last August, Roger Stoddard of Lincoln, Massachusetts left several pamphlets at Holmes Cottage in Calais for the St. Croix Historical Society. I spent Thursday afternoons at the cottage as a volunteer and, naturally, I had a look at those pamphlets. Here are two brief reports with local interest.

CATALOGUE OF THE OFFICERS AND MEMBERS OF THE THIRD TEACHERS’ INSTITUTE FOR THE COUNTY OF WASHINGTON HELD AT EAST MACHIAS ON OCTOBER 16, 1849 (Listed here are names with connections to this area)

MALE MEMBERS: Daniel J. Fisher of Charlotte, Josiah W. Hanscom of Crawford, Norman Jenkins of Beddington, Albert H. Staples of Baileyville, and A. K. P. Townsend of Alexander.

FEMALE MEMBERS: Charlotte A. Cary of Cooper, Susan J. Hammond of Alexander, Sarah Libby of Beddington, Sarah Nason of Crawford, and Hannah H. Whitney of Meddybemps