only by taking in other lines.
At the anniversary time, Miss Blanchard contributed to the local press some reminiscences of the old sexton (her father) and others, which are reproduced in this issue.
A Sweet story of old
The Historical Society is now in possession of a highly interesting collection of papers written in the years just preceding the Revolution, one of which suggests the caption of this article, and is here reproduced:—
Invoice of 2 barrls Loaf Sugar shipped by Francis Minot on his own account & resque on board the Brig Neptune Peter Gwin master bound for Affrica & goes consign'd said Gwin for Sales & return viz—
FMNo1 cont'g 14 Loaves wt 139 lb
274 1/2 @ £ 6/6 Old Tenor is£ 1117.10
2 barrls for Do2. 2
Boston 23d Septr 1765. Captt Peter Gwin
I have ship'd the above Sugar with leave from Mr. Fitch & beg You'l dispose of it to my best advantage on Your arrival on the coast of Affrica & if it's sufficiant purchase