more reverence than to enter meeting during prayer time.
I have often wondered what became of the small brass stand with a glass top, under which in his handwriting resembling copper plate, was If the minister wishes anything, place this on the front of the pulpit and the sexton will come up. . . .
The method of heating the meeting house was by a large box stove, enclosed in brick, its doors almost exactly like the brick oven doors of long-ago kitchens (a small sliding door for draft). Wood only was burned; long sticks of hard wood, sawed once, made a glorious fire.
Sometimes in the coldest nights Mr. Blanchard would stay all Saturday night; but generally a well-filled stove, after 9 o'clock bell ringing, Saturday night, and draft closed, would insure a huge bed of live coals Sunday morning; and I have known him to broil over them a delicious beef steak and take home for the 6 o'clock Sunday morning breakfast, the odor while cooking passing up the big chimney and no one was th
DefianceParsonsTo and from West Indies
EssexWillcomeTo and from West Indies
FriendshipJacksonTo and from West Indies
HalifaxStilesTo and from West Indies
PollyBarstowTo and from Holland
Three FriendsWoodFor France
NeptuneFrazierFor West Indies
JohnStantonFor West Indies
SallyPaineFor West Indies
FriendshipManchesterFor West Indies
Also the sloops Gloriosa, Mercury, Boston, Speedwell, Minerva.
There is also a Journal of the Good Brig Hope, Capt. Thomas Tate 1805 from Salem to the West Indies.
From Salem towards Martinico:—
Sept. 2, Monday.
At 4 P. M. was boarded by H. M.S. African 64 guns and took out one man by the name of Wm. Wood.
From Martinico she went to Laguayra and from there to Havana.
On October 21st,
was boarded By french Privateer, they used us very Perlightly and let us go.
On March 28, 1807, the Hope is reported in distress from St. Petersburg to