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Louisburg war

men embark from Boston, Mar. 24, 1744

News received of success; great rejoicing, July 3, 1745

Lowell, Col.

shot soldier Pendergast, at Niles' Block, Apr. 9, 1863


Mystery of a missing man explained, Apr. 17, 1830



several were indicted by the Grand Jury, Sep. 1, 1635

Three were chosen for life, Apr. 7, 1636

Mail Matter

went from Boston to New York once a week, 1711

Went from Boston to Hartford once a week, 1712

Went from Boston to New York once in three days, 1814

Goes from Boston to New York once a day, 1880

Maine District

purchased slily by Massachusetts, May 12, 1680

Became a State by itself, June 19, 1819

Political troubles, a world wide theme, 1880

Mall, Paddock's

on Tremont, north of Park street, about 1760

A row of elm trees planted there, 1762

To be paved with cobble-stones, 1823

A vote to cut the trees down not executed, May 16, 1860

The old elms removed by the City, Mar. 2, 1874


set apart for the use of schools, 1731

John Brown, entraps a sheriff and posse there, Oct. 20, 1768

Maps of Boston

John Bonner published, in 1722

William Price published one in 1769


Day, the town appointed Thursday, 1643

Clerk, was chosen by the town, 1650

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