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Collection Overview This collection contains one 11”x5” account book inscribed inside with “Committee of Correspondence, 1776”. The author is unknown. Within the book is handwritten entries regarding whose land was seized or forfeited by Loyalist Cambridge residents. On March 17, 1776, British soldiers set sail for Halifax leaving Boston and its environs with residents loyal to the Crown on board. Names included in the account book include the last Royal Lt. Gov. Thomas Oliver, Major William Brattle, Widow...
Collection — Folder: Record book
Collection Overview This collection contains one record book. The marbled paper front and back covers, as well as the writing on the first and last pages appear to have been written in 1697. This part of the book describes some of the town history of Lancaster, Massachusetts. The rest of the book was recorded between from 1816 to 1821 and describes milk deliveries and payments.