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Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25., Women of the Mayflower and Plymouth Colony. (search)
truggle for life and a home in the wilderness Plymouth grew, and this autumn saw one hundred and eig was gone, never to return to the fireside of Plymouth. And where the comforts of all the men had dScrooby, girlhood in Leyden, and womanhood in Plymouth. A bright, particular star in the galaxy of thers. If the arrival of the first cows into Plymouth was a neverto-be-forgotten joy to the women of the Mayflower, the entrance of horses into Plymouth life was elation. Remember Allerton married asekeepers not caring for the higher prices in Plymouth could send to Boston. One of the weddings ould not have seemed more strange to her than Plymouth had come to be to her. As the first death on mon of the Mayflower, who became the women of Plymouth, and their children, whether in newer homes oremont street. Descendants of the women of Plymouth colony are now estimated to number more than d a statue of a Pilgrim woman for erection at Plymouth in their memory. We may recall here the no[6 more...]
Medford Historical Society Papers, Volume 25., Old ships and ship-building days of Medford. (search)
to the men. As soon as he gained the deck he turned and fastened the cabin door. Stevedores disguised as Indians unloaded the vessel, which had her hold filled with English goods, wire, etc., from Halifax. During a large part of the night wagons were taking the contraband merchandise to Boston, Malden and West Cambridge. Her cargo was very valuable. The goods escaped without discovery, but the vesse was confiscated and condemned. Usher. History of Medford. Capt. Chas. C. Doten of Plymouth, during a northeast gale, slipped by the revenue cutter at Provincetown, with the brig Hope. He was pursued and fired upon, but escaped to St. Lucia, where he sold the vessel and cargo of fish for twenty-five thousand dollars. He brought his Spanish doubloons home sewed into his clothing. Morison. Maritime History of Massachusetts. Jefferson signed the repeal of the embargo on his last day in office. Immediately there ensued a tremendous boom in shipping to Mediterranean, Russian a