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Webster Garden

opened at Dorchester, Aug., 1879

Wells, John

“May live in town, if he behave,” Nov. 24, 1651

John D., Col.; body brought home from the war, Oct. 20, 1864


the pedestrian, went through Boston for Chicago, Oct. 31, 1867

West Point Cadets

In tents on Boston Common, Aug. 8, 1821

Weights and Measures

regulated in the Province, 1705

West street Gate

at the Common, completed, June 7, 1862


A man for shooting a fowl Sunday, Nov. 30, 1630

Philip Ratcliff, for scandal, June 14, 1631

Josiah Plaisted, for stealing, Sep. 27, 1631

A man, for profane swearing, Sep. 4, 1632

Several men and women, for petty crimes, Oct., 1632

Mrs. Oliver, for reproaching the Magistrates, Dec. 9, 1640

Obadiah Holmes, for being a Baptist, Feb., 1651

Holden and Copeland, Quakers, whipped and gagged, Sep. 23, 1657

Horrid Gardner, with a child at her breast, Quakeress, Sep., 1657

Many persons for being Baptists, 1667

Margaret Brewster, a Quakeress, at the cart's tail, July 8, 1677

A man that married his sister, Apr. 20, 1695

Three women, for lewdness, March, 1718

A boy aged thirteen, for indecent assault, Feb. 26, 1725

Elizabeth Creighton, for lewdness, Nov. 26, 1754

Six negroes, for drumming for the Yankees, Feb. 17, 1769

A man, for counterfeiting money, Aug. 17, 1771

John Malcom, for striking a boy, Jan. 25, 1774

And sold, one Capt. Taylor, for larceny, Dec. 23, 1779

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