Catalogue Of The Collections Of The Bostonian Society; In The Old State House, Boston

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1895 Excerpt: ... THE COUNCIL CHAMBER. 215 The Wharves of Boston in 1829; oil painting of the water front, with a full-rigged ship in the foreground, by Robert Salmon; from the estate of Edmund Quincy. Henry P. Journey, M.D. 216 Pastel Portrait of a young man; attributed to Copley. Loan: John S. Damrell. 217 Death of Gen. Richard Montgomery in the attack on Quebec, Dec. 31, 1775 (with key); engraved by Muller, London, 1798, after Trumbull; containing portraits of Gen. Montgomery, Major Jacob Cheeseman, Major Dun-can McPherson, and others. Miss Eliza S. Quincy. 218 Three Flemish Tiles from a fire-place in the mansion of Gov. Thomas Hutchinson, on Garden-Court Street, North Square, taken down in 1832; framed. John J. May. 219 Invitation to attend the funeral, at St. Mary Woolnoth, London, Feb. 21, 1695, of Sir William Phipps (1651-95), first governor of Massachusetts under the second charter; signed and sealed by " Major-General Wintrop;" woodcut fac-simile; framed. Charles E. Clark, M.D. 220 Ancient Indenture on parchment, framed, with arms of the City of London, issued to Richard Orchard as apprentice to Richard Hill, felt-maker, 1655, with indorsement of Edward Rawson, Secretary of Massachusetts Bay Colony, 1662. John S. H. Fogg, M.D. 221 Clearance Permit of the brigantine " Pitt," of Boston, is sued by the Lords of the Admiralty, London, June 9, 1776, with autograph of the Earl of Egremont and others, countersigned "A.Oliver, Secretary;" copperplate on parchment. Robert C. Mackay. 222 John Nelson, 1654-1734; photograph after Smibert; framed. He is described in a letter of James Lloyd to Samuel Breck, 1817, as a spirited and respected inhabitant of Boston, who, in 1689, turned the guns of a battery on the government fort, and demanded the surrender of Sir Edmund Andros, the...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1895 Excerpt: ... THE COUNCIL CHAMBER. 215 The Wharves of Boston in 1829; oil painting of the water front, with a full-rigged ship in the foregrou...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:40 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.08 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021769232X

ISBN - 13:9780217692328

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