IPSWICH , a township of
See also:county, Massachu-etts, U.S.A., on both sides of the Ipswich
See also:river, about 27 M . N.N.E. of Boston . Pop . 1910 (Federal
See also:census), 5777 . It is served by the Boston & Maine railroad . The
See also:surface is diversified by drumlins, vales, meadows, sand-
See also:dunes and tidal marshes . Ipswich has several manufacturing
See also:industries, including
See also:hosiery . The public library was the
See also:gift of Augustine Heard . Among the residences are several built in the 17th and 18th centuries . The
See also:oldest of these, the
See also:John Whipple
See also:House, is the home of the Ipswich
See also:Historical Society (1890), which has gathered here a collection of antiques and issues publications oI antiquarian
See also:interest . In the Ipswich
See also:Female Seminary, which no longer exists, Mary Lyon taught from 1828 to 1834 and here planned
See also:Holyoke Seminary;
See also:Professor J . P .
Cowles and his wife conducted a famous school for girls in the
See also:building for many years . Facing the South
See also:Common were the homes of Rev . Nathaniel
See also:Ward (1578—1652),
See also:principal author of the Massachusetts "
See also:Body of Liberties " (1641), the first
See also:code of
See also:laws in New England, and author of The
See also:Simple Cobler of Aggawam in
See also:America, Willing to help mend his Native
See also:Country, lamentably tattered, both in the upper-
See also:Leather and the
See also:Sole (1647), published under the pseudonym, "
See also:Theodore de la Guard." one of the most curious and interesting books of the colonial
See also:period; of
See also:Richard Saltonstall (1610-1694), who wrote against the
See also:life tenure of magistrates, and although himself an Assistant espoused the more liberal principles of the Deputies; and of Ezekiel Cheever (1614—1708), a famous school-
See also:master, who had
See also:charge of the grammar school in 1650-166o . In the vicinity was the house of the Rev .
See also:William Hubbard (162,—1704), author of a Narrative of the Troubles with the
See also:Indians in New England (Boston, 1697) and a general
See also:History of New England, published by the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1815 . The
See also:town was founded under the name of Aggawam in 1633 by John
See also:Winthrop, jun., and twelve others, with a view to preventing the French from occupying the N.
See also:part of Massachusetts, and in the next
See also:year it was incorporated under its
See also:present name . In
See also:wealth and influence during the early colonial period it was little inferior to Boston, whose policies it not infrequently opposed . When
See also:Governor Andros and his Council in 1687 issued an
See also:order for levying a tax, a
See also:special town
See also:meeting of Ipswich promptly voted " that the s'd
See also:act doth infringe their Liberty as
See also:English subjects of His Majestie by interfearing with ye statutory Laws of the
See also:Land, By which it is enacted that no taxes shall be levied on ye Subjects without consent of an
See also:assembly chosen by ye Freeholders for assessing the same," and refused to assess the tax . For this offence six leaders, headed by the Rev . John Wise,
See also:minister of the Chebacco
See also:Parish (now Essex), were prosecuted, found guilty, imprisoned for three
See also:weeks to await
See also:sentence and then disqualified for
See also:office; they were also fined from £15 to £5o each, and were required to give security for their
See also:good behaviour . In Ipswich were originally (18rg) . See T .
See also:Waters, Ipswich in the Massachusetts
See also:Bay Colony 1633–1700 (Ipswich, 1905), and the publications of the Ipswich Historical Society .
IPHIGENEIA, or IPHIANASSA
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