2 In 1905 Brookline and Chicopee also had more than 20,000; and Quincy and Pittsfield each had more than 25,000.
The government of Brookline (pop. in 1905, 2 3,43 6) is an interesting example of the adaptation of the township system to urban conditions.
GEORGE SEWALL BOUTWELL (1818-1905), American statesman, was born in Brookline, Massachusetts, on the 28th of January 1818.
Finally, in the year 1645, a settlement was established near the site of the present borough hall, and was called Breuckelen (also spelled Breucklyn, Breuckland, Brucklyn, Broucklyn, Brookland and Brookline) until about the close of the 18th century, when its orthography became fixed as Brooklyn.
EDWARD ATKINSON (1827-1905), American economist, was born at Brookline, Massachusetts, on the 10th of February 1827.
Still he remained as sunny and genial as ever, looking from his Cambridge study windows across the Brighton meadows to the Brookline hills, or enjoying the "free wild winds of the Atlantic," and listening to "The Bells of Lynn" in his Nahant home.