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The Cape Cod Centennial Celebration at Barnstable, Sept. 3, 1839. . . Barnstable, [Mass.] 1840. [And] A Discourse Pronounced at Barnstable on the Third of September, 1839, at the Celebration of the Second Centennial Anniversary of the Settlement of Cape Cod. By John Gorham Palfrey.
1840
 

Illustrissimo Jacobo Sullivan...Theses hasce Juvenes in Artibus initiati...
1808
 

The New Bedford Directory, Containing the City Register, a General Directory of the Citizens, and a Special Directory of Trades, Professions, &c.
1849
 

Laws of Harvard College
1820
 

Catalogue of the Institute Library, with the Constitution & By-Laws.
1847
 

Collection of Facts and Documents Relative to the Project of a Bridge from South Street in Boston to Dorchester Neck, and the Annexation of that Peninsula to the Town of Boston.
1805
 

Annual Report of the Board of Managers...New-England Anti-Slavery Society (i.e. Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society). Third, sixth, eighth, ninth, eleventh.
1835
 

SENATE...No. 56. Report and Resolves on the Subject of Slavery. [Bastard title].
1836
 

SENATE...No. 57. Report of the Committee to whom was referred the Memorial of the Anti-Slavery Society. [Bastard title].
1836
 

Senate...No. 84. Resolutions Relating to the Abolition of Slavery. [Bastard title].
1837
 

Report of the Joint Select Committee of the Legislature of Maine, on so much of the Governor's Message as relates to the North-eastern Boundary.
1832
 

Papers on Agriculture; Consisting of Communications Made to the Massachusetts Society for Promoting Agriculture.
1804
 

Proceedings of the Overseers of Harvard University, the Report Accepted, and the Resolutions Adopted...Relative to the Late Disturbances in That Seminary.
1834
 

A Table of Simple Interest at 6 per cent. for any Sum, from one Day to a Year, calculated to a Farthing. Haverhill, [Mass.], July 10, 1765. [Caption title]. Broadside, 18" x 22".
1765
 

N. 5. Fifth Antimasonic State Convention, for 1834. AntiMasonic Republican Convention, for Massachusetts, Held at Boston, Sept. 10 and 11, 1834, for the Nomination of Candidates for Governor and Lieutenant Governor, and to Advance the Cause of Equal Rights, by the Suppression of Secret Societies.
1834
 

Rules of the Bar of the County of Worcester, [Mass.] 1828.
1828
 

Constitution of the Female Auxiliary Education Society of Salem and Vicinity. Instituted Oct. 1, 1815.
1818
 

To the Inhabitants of Boston. The Boston Young Men's Temperance Society...William F. Otis, President...[Caption title & partial text]. Broadside, 10" x 8-1/2".
1833
 

The Greatest Burglary on Record. Robbery of the Northampton National Bank. The Cashier Overpowered at Midnight, Tortured, and Forced to Give the Combinations of the Vault and Safe. Eight Hundred Thousand Dollars in Money and Bonds Stolen. $25,000 Reward.
1876
 

To the Trustees of the Charlestown Free School...Application for the School House for a Singing School, Jan. 7, 1827, holograph document, 1 p., 4to., plus docketing.
1827
 

Catalogus Senatus Academici...in Universitate Harvardiana...
1812
 

A Catalogue of the Fraternity of OBK, Alpha of Massachusetts, Harvard University, Cambridge. 1810.
1810
 

Catalogus eorum, qui adhuc in Universitae Harvardiana...
1806
 

Mechanics Hall. Tuesday Even'g, March 31, 1874. Mrs. Scott Siddons and Master Henry Walker the Class of '74 of the W.T.I....a choice selection of Readings...[Caption title & partial text]. Broadside 43" x 28".
1874
 

Regulations, Relative to the Navigation of the Middlesex Canal.
1830
 

A True Abstract, of the Statement of the Several Bank Corporations in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Rendered January, 1819. [Caption title]. Oblong small folio broadside, silked. Typographical border.
1819
 

The Worcester Village Directory, Containing the Names of the Inhabitants, Their Dwelling Houses and Places of Business--Arranged According to the Streets and Squares, to Accompany a Map of the Village of Worcester.
1872
 

Order of Exercises at the Celebration of the 200th Anniversary of the Settlement of Springfield, May 25, 1836. [Caption title]. Tall 4to broadside, verse in two columns.
1836
 

A Happy New Year to All. New Year's Address of the Carriers of the Newburyport Herald. [Caption title]. Folio broadside, verse printed in two columns with triple typographical border.
1849
 

An Authentic Account of the Value of Property Destroyed by the Great Fire in Fall River, July 2, 1843.
1844
 

Regulations of the Board of Health of the Town of Chicopee; Adopted April 30, 1849.
1849
 

First Quarterly Report of the Universal Lyceum. [Caption title].
1837
 

Southbridge Journal, Extra. Southbridge, May 17, 1864, [Caption title.] Narrow sm. 4to. broadside, with portrait.
1864
 

Writ of Habeas Corpus to the Sheriff or Constable or Deputy of Attleborough, [Massachusetts] from Justice John Cary Clarke, May 17, 1707. 8vo. ink mss. document, official red seal, folds, small hole.
1707
 

1665 Harvard Lease of Property, oblong small folio. 550 words, ink, with signatures & wax seal.
1665
 

Minutes of the Secretary of the Female Missionary Association of the Congregational Church, Brighton, Massachusetts, 1829-1843. Sq. 4to. 17 pp. Paper unlined notebook, hand sewn, loose binding, marbled covers. Ink. [and] Address on the 50th Anniversary of the Ladies Missionary Society, 1876, 3 folded leaves plain paper. Scrap included dated August 5, 1830: “Brighton Female Auxiliary Bible Society.”
1829
 

Plainville, Massachusetts Athletic Club Ledger, ca. 1900. Sm. folio. 37 pp. Contemp. calf backed boards. Ink.
1900
 

Fall Meeting of the Amherst College Athletic Association. Blake Field. Wednesday, October 14, 1885...
1885
 

Collection of Eighty Separate Holograph "Warnings Out" Issued by Town Selectmen in Southeastern Massachusetts, 1705-1791; plus One from Norwich, Connecticut, 1756; and one from Johnston, R.I. in 1785. 12mo. to 4to. Each Signed by Town Selectmen. Browned, some with wax seals, most very good, 5 or 6 chipped & browned on the outside edges.
1705
 

John Kerew, Importer and Manufacturer, at His Navigation Store...[Caption title]. 6.5" x 8". Stained, rebacked. Conserved.
1850
 

1 p. Narrow Folio Manuscript Document, Signed by 25 Citizens of Fair Haven, Mass., 5 March 1829, Announcing a Meeting to Choose Delegates for an Anti-Masonic Convention to be Held in Fall River.
1829
 

Conway, Massachusetts, List of Paupers for 1820. Signed by Charles E. Billington & Wm. Stow, Selectmen. One long sheet 7.75” x 32”, with original waxed seals. Ink, previous folds, taped repairs.
1820
 

The Charter Granted by Their Majesties King William and Queen Mary, to the Inhabitants of the Province of Masachusetts-Bay in New England. [And] Acts and Laws, of His Majesty's Province of the Massachusetts-Bay in New England.
1759
 

Mendon, Massachusetts, Bank Account Ledger April 1825 - May 1832.Thick folio. 360 pp. Full contemp. sheep with leather tips. Imprinted title red leather--“Mendon Bank”. Marbled endpapers. Ink. Fine.
1825
 

Probate Court Papers Concerning the Quabbin Reservoir Land Acquisition. Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Metropolitan Water Supply ALS to Harold I. Grousbeck, Northampton. Aug. 22, 1929. Signed R. Nelson Molt, Sec. 1 p. Hampshire County Probate court “License to sell Real Estate” to Harold I. Grousbeck concerning land of George E. Phipps. Case 17800 rec. Vol. 189 p. 247. June 1929. 2 p. Typed, both slight browning. Very good.
1929
 

Massachusetts Pool Table & Account Book, 1897-1917. Tall lined folio. 309 pp. Ink & Pencil. Contemp. calf, marbled boards, spine shot, boards loose.
1897
 

In the Year of Our Lord One Thousand Seven Hundred and Seventh Six. An Act for providing a Reinforcement to the American Army. [Caption title].
1776
 

Springfield, Massachusetts, Canal Company Cash Book. September 1834 - July 1840. Tall folio. 265 pp. Contemp. leather binding, lined, numbered pages, marbled endpapers. Ink, fine hand. Slight browning, wear on cover, overall good and sound.
1834
 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the House of Representatives, June 6, 1792. Whereas in the Act for enquiring into the rateable Estates within this Commonwealth, passed in the last Session of the Legislature...[Caption title & partial text]. Folio broadside. Signed in type by John Hancock & others.
1792
 

The Charlestown Convent; Its Destruction by a Mob...August 11, 1834...Also, the Trials of the Rioters...
1870
 

Statistics of Cotton Manufactures in New England, 1866 [-1871]. Nos. 1, 2, 4, 8-10.
1866
 

Massachusetts Bay Court Document Concerning the Massachusetts and Rhode Island Boundary. November 11, 1710. One Page. Narrow 4to. (Folio sheet folded). Contemporary Holograph Copy Signed by G. Willard, Secretary.
1710
 

Norfolk Convention. Pursuant to previous notice, Republican Delegates from the several towns in the County of Norfolk assembled...in Dedham, on the 17th...[Caption title & partial text].
1812
 

Salem, Massachusetts Jail Keeper’s Diary. January, 1826 - August, 1827. Two Small Notebooks, hand sewn, no covers, a few pages becoming loose. 125 pp. 4” x 6.5." Ink.
1826
 

Military Parade Orders for Nath(aniel) Lunt. Newbury, (Massachusetts), Sept. 27, 1811. Printed order with name filled in from Sergeant Samuel Shaw, Sgt. Oblong 12mo. Uncut, fine.
1811
 

(GENEALOGY). MASON FAMILY of Massachusetts and Rhode Island. (1.) "Sampson Mason and his Descendants". Unk., n.d. ca. 1880s. Notebook, holograph. 8"x10", Approx. 37pp Inc. "A record of the children of Jacob and Martha Hartshorn", Orig. board covers, printed numbered pages. Cover wear and warpage, spine separating, mold, repairs. Very legible hand.
1880
 

Account Book of the Crocker Family of Barnstable, Massachusetts (title supplied). 1791-1846. 185 pp. Narrow folio, 6.5” x 16." Contemp. calf backed boards. Lined paper, legible ink. Covers worn, few pages torn, no apparent loss. Very sound.
1791
 

Accounts of a General Store in Attleboro, Massachusetts. August 14-November 29, 1827. 110 pp. Narrow folio. Contemp. calf backed boards, partially disbound, spine damage, cover wear, pages brittle, browned. Few torn pages. Legible ink.
1827
 

The Young Men's Society for Mutual Improvement. Minute Book 1837-1838. Back matter: "Helen H. Palmer's Expenses." 1847-1850. Sewn book, no cover. 6 x 7.5 in. 48pp. + 12 pages of Palmer's expenses. Signatures loose, pages pasted with numerous news clippings, a few over pages with writing. Browned, some edges chipped. Ink & pencil, legible hand.
1837
 

Inventory of William E. Green’s Farm. March 1825. 7 pp. Sq. 8vo. Bound with thread. Signed by William E. Green and Parley Holman. 7pp. Docketed on p. [8]. Holograph, ink.
1825
 

Two Treasurer of Weston, Massachusetts Receipts. Signed by School Committee members. 1) March 14, 1822; 2) April 10, 1823. Both docketed on verso. Holograph, browned, previous folds.
1822
 

The Framingham Railroad Association; Articles of Incorporation, Minutes of First Meeting, List of Subscribers, Treasurer’s Accounts. 1829. 12 pp. Notebook, 4 x 6.5 in. Contenp. calf covers. Browned. Legible. Ink.
1829
 

Complaint Concerning Salary of Minister. Bristol County Court, July Session, 1720. Signed by Nicholas White, Joseph Hodges, Complaintants. 1 p. Sheet 7.5 x 12.75 in., docketed on verso.  Folds, browned, few spots, slight tear at fold. Ink.
1720
 

Catalogues of the Libraries, Belonging to the Porter Thetorical Society, and the Society of Inquiry, in the Theological Seminary, Andover.
1830
 

First Church of Christ in Braintree. Compiled Records, including Church History, Minutes and Meetings: 1639 - 1788, Vital Records: 1688 - 1832. 200 pp. 8.25 x 10 in. Entries not strictly chronological. Authored by several hands, including Ministers John Hancock, Anthony Wibird, Lemuel Briant. Inscription inside front cover: “Elizabeth L. Baxter’s Book Melrose, Mass." Hand sewn old paper cover, holograph “Quin[cy] Records" written on chipped slip on front cover. Cover well worn, edges considerably chipped, spine mostly missing, chipping on edges of first two pages with some loss. Remainder browned, very legible ink.
1770
 

“Capt. Daniel Dole his acco. as town Treasurer 3 years & his Vouchers." (Written in ink on back wrapper.) Newburyport 1766-1772. Signed, January 21, 1772. 8 pp. Folded leaves sewn with plain paper cover 6.25 x 8 in. 8pp. Legible ink. Fine.
1766
 

Sixth Congregational Church and Society, Springfield. Records of Subscribers. Ca. 1834-36. End paper of one notebook “Charles Stebbins, West Springfield’ in pencil. Three (3) 12mo. Notebooks. Contemp. 3/4 calf. 50 pp. Legible ink.
1834
 

Combined Day Book, 1826-1828, of Farm Accounts, Southbridge & Worcester, Mass. & Elmira, N.Y. “D.K. Fitch” penciled front flyleaf. Accounts of Daniel K. Fitch (?) 1829-1855. 460 pp. Folio ledger 8.25 x13 in. Ink. Contemp. sheep. Cover and spine wear. Intact, legible.
1829
 

General Merchandise Account Book, Possibly Shoe Manufacturer. 1834-1836. 160 filled pages. 8.5 x 13 inches. Author Unknown, with references to ledger #1. Full contemp. calf, decorated, on spine: “Felt’s Manufacture, Boston." Front cover cracked, but sound.
1834
 

Two Clarke & Pool Receipts. 1) Joseph Jackson for nails, June 25, 1766. 5 x 6.5 inches, docketed. Browned, slight tears at fold. 2) Byfield Lyde for gunpowder, April to November, 1769. 5.75 x 6.5 inches. Docketed. Browned, slight tears at folds.
1766
 

Records of School District Meetings for Sutton and Millbury, Massachusetts. November 1794 to March 1863. 160 pp. Plus about 5 loose scraps. 6.5 x 7.5 inches. Contemp. calf. Pages well browned, slightly foxed. Tight and legible.
1794
 

An Act, To divide the Commonwealth into Districts, for the choice of Representatives in the Congress…and prescribing the Mode of Election. [Caption title]. Folio broadside, text in two columns separated by an ornamental rule, signed in type by the Governor, Caleb Strong, and other State officers, at conclusion. Folds in sixths, two folds reinforced on verso with cloth tape. Very good, with good margins. Manuscript docket on verso, “Baldwin/Districting Law, June 4th, 1814” and with “Otisfield” written in margin opposite.
1814
 

Manuscript Document Giving William Graves, an Owner and Master of the Brig American, Power of Attorney to act on behalf of the other four owners. Newburyport, Mass. 1823. 4to. 1 page, signed and notarized by William Woast with paper seal on verso. Ink. Written in a neat hand, fine and attractive.
1823
 

"The estate of Pool & Clarke their acct. with Thos. Leverett." Receipt signed by Thos. Leverett, Boston, October 18, 1771. Sheet 7 x 9 inches. 1 p. Folds, small hole. Legible ink. Shows Purchases of Ink, Paper, and Sundries, in 1768 and 1769.
1771
 

Writ of Attachment of Goods or Estate of Ebenezer Rice of Westborough, Worcester County. December 12, 1753. Suffolk, George the Second…of Great  Britain, France and Ireland, King…Signed by Middlecott Cooke (?), Witness Eliakim Hutchinson. Printed filled sheet 6.5 x 8 inches. 1 p. Wax seals. Verso: Dec 17, 1753, note of attachment by Nathaniel… Previous folds, browned, some tears at folds.
1753
 

Middlesex County. Names of the Persons Licensed in Concord for Inn Holding and Retailing. Clerk of the Middlesex Court of Sessions. Cambridge, May 1780. Signed by “Thad Mason”. Printed & holograph sheet, 4.25 x 6.75 inches. 2 pp. Browned.
1780
 

Brig Mary’s Shipping Paper, 8th Voyage. January 4, 1792. Printed & Holograph Sheet 12.5 x 15.5 inches, 2 pp. Boston: Printed by T.& J. Fleet, Docketed on Verso. Ink. Browned, slight tears at folds.
1792
 

Juvenile Concert, of Vocal Music, in Titcomb Street Church, Newburyport [Mass.], on Thursday evening, Dec. 17, 1835. Under the Direction of John R. Robinson. [Caption title].
1835
 

Printed Form, Small Folio, Accomplished in Manuscript. Conveying Two and a Half Acres of Land in Needham, Mass. from Ephraim Jackson of Newton to Jeremiah Daniels of Needham, in Consideration of “Nine pounds…lawful money.” Dated September 24th, 1770, and signed by Jackson, by Justice of the Peace John Jones, and by Jones Again and Enoch Davenport as Witnesses. Conveyance in 1772 to Daniels docketed on verso in ink. Folded horizontally in quarters, sheet browned. Right hand edge worn with loss of a couple of letters, otherwise very good.
1770
 

WORCESTER AGRICULTURAL SOCIETY. Rules and Regulations at the Cattle Show, Exhibition of Manufactures, & Ploughing Match, at Worcester, on Wednesday, the [ … ] 182[ ]. [Caption title]. Broadside, 16” x 11," text in two columns. Old folds, stained, one tiny hole without significant loss. Attractively printed on good paper. Docket in contemporary hand on verso, “Rules of the Agricultural Society.”
1821
 

Railroad Deeds of the Providence Worcester Railroad Copied from Deed Books. Worcester County. 1846-1890. No author; Massachusetts Board of Railroad Commissioners (?). Flyleaf signed by James W. Perkins. Book “3” on spine. 11 x 17 inches. 572 numbered pages. Ink. Covers loose, most pages intact. Left facing pages usually contain Precisely Drawn & Colored Maps (altogether, 197 of them, many full page).
1846
 

Worcester Lyceum. Lectures for the Ensuing Course, at the City Hall. [Caption title]. 4to broadside. Text within a typographical border, signed in type by Edward Southwick, Secretary of the Lyceum.
1849
 

Accounting Document for the Brig Dispatch. Signed by Nathl. P. Russell. Boston, October 2, 1816. Approved by Mssrs Wood & Rich. October 10, 1816. Sheet 13 x 16 inches, folded in half, 1 p. Legible ink, a few slight chips at right edge.
1816
 

Jonathan Tayntor’s Book, New Haven, Connecticut. Jany 28, 1840 (inscription on flyleaf). Includes Accounts of Brewster & Collis, Carriage Makers 1835-1840 (40 pp.), and Schoolteacher’s Accounts ,1840-1842 (104 pp.). Notebook, Contemp. marbled boards, red calf spine & tips. Sq. 8vo. Spine slightly separating, some signatures loose. Legible ink.
1840
 

An Inventory of the Estate of Capt. James Jarvis, Late of Roxbury. Decd. Estate 1753, Taken 1750. 2 Copies (ca. 1753), 2 pages each, taken from the original of dated January 14, 1750. One copy is in old tenor. Sheets 7.5 x 12.5 inches, 4 pp., browned, folds, archival tape repairs. Bright ink.
1750
 

Order of Exercises at the Washingtonian Celebration of the Fourth of July, in Ipswich [Mass.] [Caption title]. Broadside, 10-3/8” x 7," caption and text within an ornamental border. Margins cropped right down to border, otherwise very good.
1840
 

Catalogue of Books in the Gardner [Mass.] Agricultural Library. Supplied by John Raynolds, Office and Depository, Main Street, Concord, Mass. Office in Boston,--at Counting Room of the “New England Farmer,” 13, Commercial Street. [Caption title]. Broadside, 13” x 8," printed in two columns on light blue paper. Numerous horizontal folds, some with separations in margin, otherwise about very good.
1855
 

Democrats! Read and Ponder! Hundreds of Democrats all over the city are saying “Daniel C. Baker is the man of all men we would prefer for Mayor….” [Caption title and beginning of text]. Broadside, 11-7/8” x 8-5/8," with an engraved cut of an eagle at head. Sheet toned with some very faint stains, a little wear to extremities and along folds. Very sound.
1853
 

Bank (?) Ledger of Samuel B. King. 1819-21. Bound Ledger “Waste & Journal,” 8.25 x 13 inches. Contemp. calf backed marbled boards. 47 filled pp. Some over pasting of news articles. Browned, brittle, partly disbound. Legible ink.
1819
 

A Defense of the Legislature of Massachusetts, or the Rights of Newengland[!] Vindicated.
1804
 

The Eleventh Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Fair. [Caption title]. Broadside, 9-7/8” x 8," with integral blank leaf. Printed in two columns, signed in type at conclusion of text by 30 women, dated Boston, Feb. 8, 1844.
1844
 

Report of the Commissioners of ... Massachusetts, on the Routes of Canals from Boston Harbour, to Connecticut and Hudson Rivers.
1826
 

Overseer of the Poor; Expenses to the Town of Newbury Port. April 20, 1786 to March 1, 1787. Signed paid in full by Mark Fitz, March 17, 1787. 6.25 x 16 inches. 2 pp. Browned, brown spots at previous seal. Legible ink.
1787
 

FIRE DEPARTMENT. An Act to Establish a Fire Department in the Town of Charlestown. [Caption title]. Large 4to broadside.
1829
 

Appraisal of Land in Stephen Jennings's Estate. Middlesex, October 5, 1761. Written by Theophilus Mansfield. John Allen's, and Braddyl Smith’s Names Appear. 7.5 x 12 inches, 1 p. Docketed on verso, Boston October 5, 1761. Old folds, fine.
1761
 

Court of Common Pleas, Bristol, Judgement of Debt of Ensign Joseph Kent Against Philip Rood, Late of Swanzey. October 14, 1699. Signed by John Cary, Clerk. Docketed Execution: Philip Rood. Sheet 7.5 x 12 inches. 1 p. Red wax seal. Manuscript. Browned, folds, fine.
1699
 

One Page ALS from Alf.(?) Smith to Brigadeer George Godfrey in Taunton Concerning Examination of a Suspected British Loyalist. Dartmouth, May 8, 1777. Sheet 8.5 x 13." Ink. Folded with integral address. Docketed. Browned, small hole, no loss.
1777
 

Look Here! 10 Hours A Day [double rule] To the Factory Workers of Lawrence [Mass.]---We, The Amalgamated Short Time Committee, most respectfully call upon you to take up a Collection on the forth-coming Pay Day, to defray the expenses of a Public Meeting, and send the same to the committee room, Dec. 15th [caption and complete text].
1870
 

Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the House of Representatives, November 27, 1780. A Resolve prescribing the form of Inlistment for those Men belonging to this Commonwealth, who shall Inlist into the Service of the United States, to continue in the Service until the End of the present war with Britain. We the Subscribers...4to broadside. Dated in ink November 29.
1780
 

NEWBURYPORT RAILROAD. [Cut of rail cars.] Winter Arrangements. On and After December 1, 1851. Trains leave Newburyport … [for Bradford]. Trains Leave Bradford … [for Newburyport]…. [Signed in type:] C.S. Tenney, Supt.
1851
 

WATCHTOWER---EXTRA! Georgetown [Mass.], Wednesday, 4 o’clock P.M. Great Rail Road Meeting at Boxford this Evening! “Clear the Track.” “Every Man to the Rescue.” [Caption title].
1847
 

1828 Genealogy Drafts by S.A. Frazar of Gov. John Edward Winslow, of Plymouth Colony, Massachusetts. 8 x 10 inch sheets, 8 pp. (three copies) 24 pp. to. Folds, browning, some edge fraying. Legible ink.
1828
 

Textile Manufacturer's Accounts. 1854-55. 197 pp. (286 numbered pages, first 88 pasted over with news clippings). Book later owned by Frank A. Emerson. 8 x 13 inches. Contemp. calf backed marbled boards, spine wear.
1854
 

MASSACHUSETTS TEMP[ERANCE] UNION. No. 3. Quarterly Visiter. Cold Water Army. This tract is devoted to the Temperance enterprise among children and youth. The interest already awakened by the formation of Juvenile Societies, or "Cold Water Army," as their organizations are now called, developed itself in the late celebrations of our national jubilee [July 4], and demands at our hands further encouragement and aid [caption and beginning of text].
1845
 

Authentic Account of the Value of Property Destroyed by the Great Fire in Fall River, July 2, 1843.
1844
 

Authentic History of the Lawrence Calamity Embracing a Description of the Pemberton Mill, a Detailed Account of the Catastrophe, a Chapter of Thrilling Incidents, List of Contributions to the Relief Fund, Names of the Killed and Wounded, Abstracts of Sermons on the Subject, Report of the Coroner's Inquest, &c.
1860
 

Claims Against the Estate of Moses Wing. Worcester County Probate Document. Addressed to Hon. Nathaniel Paine, Judge, Probate Court. n.d., ca. 1809. 11.75 x 14 inches, folded in half. 3 pp. Browned, slight tears at folds and edges. Legible ink.
1809
 

Gray, Gallison Families Commission Merchants Record Book. Boston, Massachusetts. 1825 to 1843. Pencilled on flyleaf: "Charles E. Cook" and "Eddie Cook" who appear to be later owners of the book. 8 x 12. 5 inches, account book, bound with calf strip, marbled board cover. Numbered pages 3 to 150. Pages 1 & 2 missing. Damage on pages 4-5. Pages 6-8 missing, 11-14 missing, 27-32 missing, 135 pp. total.
1825
 

Eulogies on the Death of Francis H. Burr, Harvard University Footballer. Compiled by Cora Burr Harden, 315 West 71st St., New York City. December 1910. Notebook 8.25 x 10.75 inches, 14 pp. Includes 3 pages of news clippings reporting the death from Boston newspapers. Slight water damage at top edges, light browning. Contemp. 3/4 calf, cloth covered boards. Minor wear.
1910
 

In the House of Representatives, September 17th, 1776. [Caption title]. Broadside, 8" x 12.25".
1776
 

Richard Welch's Ledger A. March 1, 1844-57. In pencil "Richard Homer Welch". 8.5 x 3 inches. Calf bound. 134 pp. Some pencil drawings of ships including a child's drawing of "a man of war containing 28 guns". Cover well worn, pages browned and foxed. Spine separating. Some pages cut out. Text in ink; pencil.
1844
 

Schooner Queen Logbook. Flyleaf: "Schooner Queen's Log Book. Taunton, Mass. October 29, 1838 - July 24, 1840. 140 pp. 10 x 15.5 inches. Ink. Cover separating. Pages previously over pasted with news clippings. Browning, water damage. Last few pages poor, few pages loose, a few scribbled with pencil.
1838
 

Record of Prescriptions. Compounding Pharmacy or Hospital. Boston, Massachusetts. 1896. Tall ledger, 6 x 14 inches, 500 pp. Stamped dates and individual entries, legible ink, different hands. Spine missing, no title or author. Browned.
1896
 

Orenzo T. Emerson's Shoemaker and Farmer's Accounts. 1837-79. Haverhill, Massachusetts. 6.25 x 7.75 inches, 171 pp. Pages browned, light foxing, spotting. Legible ink.
1837
 

Suffolk Bank Records. 1857-58. 125 pp. Notebook 6.5 x 8 inches. First nine pages over pasted with news clipping dealing with pre Civil War issues. Contemp. marbled boards, rubbing, pages browned. Legible ink.
1857
 

Tax List for Middleborough, Plymouth, Massachusetts. Front cover: "Supt Jacob Tomson Constable for Middleborough for 1793". 3 x 7.5 inches, 22 pp. hand sewn, paper cover. Well browned, water stains. Legible ink.
1793
 

Letter of Request to Governor John A. Andrew by Four Military officers to Reappoint Court Martialed Officer--Major Washburn of 14th Massachusetts Volunteers. Fort Gaines, Maryland. November 11, 1862. True copy signed by Thomas Howard. Docketed in pencil on verso. 8 x 10 inches, no cover. 1 p. Folds, bright ink.
1862
 

Legal Document of Recognizance Concerning Mandatory Church Attendance. September 4, 1779. Signed by Robert Luscombe, Justice of the Peace. Bristol County, Massachusetts. Sheet 8 x 10.75 inches. 1 p. Docketed on verso. Legible ink. Browned. Right edge slight fraying.
1779
 

Appraisal of the Abijah Jones Estate. Templeton, Worcester County, 1879 (entries from 1878-1881) . Notebook 6.75 x 8.5 inches. 31 pp. Marbled board cover, lined pages browned but intact. Ink, some pencil.
1879
 

Journal of the Business Transactions of John Purington & John F. Whiting Co-Partners in the Carpentering Business from July 1, 1852 [Title on flyleaf] 220 pp. to. South Reading, Middlesex, Massachusetts. 2 day books: 8.25 x 13 inches, marbled covers, leather tips. Book 1: 75 pp. 1852-54, with alpha index, Book 2: 145 pp. 1855-74.
1852
 

Warrant to Convey Jeremiah and Nancy Gallant to Norton, Mass. Signed by Josiah Dean, Justice of the Peace, Raynham, and Samuel White and Lemuel Blake, Taunton Constables.   March 23, 1790. Bristol County, Mass. Sheet 8 x 13 inches, written in bright ink on both sides. 2 pp. Browned, slightly frayed right edge, previous folds.
1790
 

WENTWORTH, DR. WILL Homoeopathic Receipt Book, 1896-1904. 360 pp., plus approximately 35 billheads and loose receipts. 4to. Covers loose, but sound. Ink.
1896
 

{WARREN, JOHN. Address of the Counsellors to the Fellows of the Massachusetts Medical Society.
1813
 

ADAMS, CHARLES FRANC An Address on the Occasion of Opening the New Town Hall, in Braintree [Mass.], July 29, 1858.
1858
 

ADAMS, J.Q. Tax lists 1813. Back cover “ Quincy December 24th, 1813. Noah Curtis, Josiah Bass, Assessors of the Town of Quincy”. Pencilled on front “Elijah Baxter Nichols”. Folded in half 6.5 x 8 in. no cover, edges tattered, no loss. 20 pp. Ink.
1813
 

ALDEN, NATHAN. Collection of Twenty-One Manuscripts and a Silhouette Portrait Relating to the Family of Nathan Alden and Family, of Bridgewater, Mass.,May 10, 1777 - February 28, 1781.
1777
 

ALLEN FREEMAN. Allen, Harris & Potter, Company Boot, Shoe and Leather Dealers. Accounts. 1845-1857. 7.25 x 9 inches. 114 pp. Contemp. boards, leather tips. Spine separating, cover wear. Bright ink.
1845
 

ANDERSON, CHARLES L. Four (4) pp. ALS to His Mother, Concerning Festivities in Lowell, Massachusetts, July 6, 1858. 8 x 10 inche, folded in half. No cover. Browned, fine.
1858
 

ANDOVER THEOLOGICAL Catalogue of the Professors and Students of the Theological Seminary, Andover, Mass. January, 1819. [Caption title]. Broadside, 18.5" x 11.5". Typographical border. [and] Catalogue of the Professors and Students of the Theological Seminary, Andover, Massachusetts, December, 1824.
1819
 

ANDREW, JOHN A. Speeches of John A. Andrew at Hingham and Boston, Together with His Testimony Before the Harper's Ferry Committee of the Senate, in Relation to John Brown. Also the Republican Platform...
1860
 

ANDREW, JOHN A. Senate...No. 1. Address of His Excellency...to the Two Branches of the Legislature of Massachusetts, January 8, 1864.
1864
 

ANON. Awful Calamities: or, the Shipwrecks of December 1839, Being a Full Account of the Dreadful Hurricanes of Dec. 15, 21, & 27, on the Coast of Massachusetts; in which were lost more than 90 vessels, and nearly 200 dismasted...and more than 150 lives destroyed...and also of the dreadful disasters at Gloucester. Fourth Edition.
1840
 

ANON. "Licensed Houses." An Examination of the License Law of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. First published in the Boston Courier, Dec. 1832. By M.L.V.
1833
 

ANON. Massachusetts and Rhode Island Horse & Wagon Carting Business Account Book, 1839-42. In ink. Very clean & legible. In the Plymouth, Mass. environs.
1839
 

ANON. Lunenburg Directory, for 1834. [Caption title].
1834
 

ANON. A Biographical Sketch of he Celebrated Salem Murderer, who fo Ten Years Past has been the Terror of Essex County, Mass. Including a Full and Authentic Account of His Daring Exploits...by a Citizen of Danvers.
1830
 

ANON. The Cape Cod Centennial Celebration at Barnstable, Sept. 3, 1839. . .
1840
 

ANON. St. Valentine’s Address. To the Fair of the Ladies’ Sewing Circle, Canton [Mass.], Feb. 14, 1848. [Caption title]. Broadside, 9” x 8." 102 lines of verse in two columns. Folded in quarters at some point, now mounted to a piece of old white cloth. A little foxed and browned otherwise very good.
1848
 

ANON. BADGER. Thoughts Suggested by the Death of Mrs. Naomi Badger, at Charleston [Mass.], Jan. 8, 1831, Aged 76. [Caption title]. Broadside, 9” x 8," text in two columns separated by a double rule, all within an ornamental border. Old folds, a few creases, a couple of pinholes without loss of text. Very good.
1831
 

AVERY, EDWARD. Committee on Parishes. January 17, 1865 to May 26, 1868. Holograph Notebook, paper covers. 7.5 x 10.25 in. 37 pp. Title sticker, ink. Cover and spine wear. Overall tight.
1865
 

BAILEY, EBENEZER C. Shoe Dealer Accounts. 1855-1862. Folio. 326 pp. Includes two bank checks, a tax receipt, receipt signed by L.W. Tyler, and an 1855 4 pp. letter from J.J. Dearborn concerning the purchase of various shoe leathers. Contemp. calf, front cover detached & spine shot.
1855
 

BAKER, DAVID. ALS from David Baker (Ipswich) to “Rev. Mr. Felt” in Hamilton, With Poem, Concerning the Choate Stone Bridge in Ipswich. 10” x 16," folded in half, 2.5 pp. Sepia ink, fine.
1834
 

BAKER, EDWARD D. A Partial List of the Native Flora of Waltham, Mass.
1883
 

BALDWIN, THOMAS & JO "The Warren Association convened at Charlton [Mass.] on the 13th & 14th of Septr. 1796. To the Woodstock Association sendeth Greeting." ALS, single sheet folded into 4 pp., message written on recto only; last page addressed to "Woodstock Association."
1796
 

BANCROFT, GEORGE. Address at Hartford, Before the Delegates of the Democratic Convention of the Young Men of Connecticut, on the Evening of February 18, 1840... [Caption title].
1840
 

BANKS, NATHANIEL P. Attention! All Citizens of Brookline and Roxbury, read and willing to start for Washington, by daylight, to-morrow, Tuesday, are requested to meet at the drill room, Brookline, at Eight o'clock, this Monday Evening. May 26, 1862. Broadside, 10" x 8."
1862
 

BARNARD FREEDMEN'S-A Third Annual Report...[Caption title].
1867
 

BATCHELDER, JOHN. “John Batchelder Administrator of the Estate of Capt. Kendall Flint” (head of first page). November 1, 1850 to December 30, 1859. Sq. 8vo. notebook. 20 pp. Contemp. board cover, calf spine. Ink.
1850
 

BEMIS, GEORGE. Report of the Case of John W. Webster, Master of the Arts and Doctor of Medicine of Harvard University...Indicted for the Murder of George Parkman, Master of Arts of Harvard University...Before the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts...
1850
 

BIGELOW Family. Marlborough, Massachusetts, Tailor’s Accounts. Four (4) Ledgers, 1852-1892. 825 pp. total. (1) Ledger, 8.5" x 13," Feb. 1852- May 1855, 239 pp., cloth cover, leather spine, very worn, few holes, few pages loose, alphabetical index. (2) Ledger 8.5" x 13," Aug. 1857-June 1862. 202 pp., board cover worn, ink, blue lined paper. Very legible. (3) Sept.1859-June 1862. Includes small broadside 6.5” x 9.5,” “Tableau at Town Hall, Minehaha the Penobscot Indian will be Present!," small tear at left side. 204 pp. Lined account book 8” x 10.25”. Orig. board cover, well worn, leather spine, worn. Ink bright & legible, tight. (4) Account Book Aug. 9, 1862-Dec 1892, 5.5" x 8." 180 pp. Ink. With 3 carbon copy business letters pertaining to the H.E. Bigelow estate.
1852
 

BIGELOW, LUCAS. Account of Neck Stocks Sold and Materials Bought. Marlborough, Massachusetts, December 20, 1833. 1833-1834.  12mo. 6 pp. No cover, hand sewn. [And] Book of Errors 1835. 1835-1836. 12mo. 2 pp. Blue paper cover, folded uncut sheet.
1833
 

BILLINGS, JESSE. Farm Accounts of Jesse Billings. 1808-37. Sharon, Massachusetts. Bound sheets, 8 x 12 inches. 78 pp. Paper cover, some sheets disbound. Few scraps. Browned, edge tattering. Legible ink.
1808
 

BLACKSTONE CANAL. Account of the Proposed Canal from Worcester to Providence, Conaining the Report of the Engineer: Together with some remarks upon Inland Navigation. Published by order of the Committee for the County of Worcester.
1825
 

BLOOD, CHARLES E. & Three (3) Pharmacy Ledgers,1868-1889. Two ledgers 4.25” x 14," one 8” x 13." 700 pp. Contemp. board covers, well worn, large volume spine deteriorating, all pages very browned, slightly brittle. Pasted in prescriptions from other pharmacies.
1868
 

BOSTON MARINE SOCIET Constitution and Laws….
1830
 

BOWDOIN, JAMES. Commonwealth of Massachusetts. In the Year of our Lord, 1787. An Act, describing the Disqualifications to which Persons shall be subjected, who have been, or may be guilty of Treason, or giving Aid or Support to the present Rebellion, and to whom a Pardon may be extended. [Caption title]. Broadside printed in three columns, 12.75" x 15.25". Dated February 16, 1787. [and] A Proclamation. Whereas by an Act passed the sixteenth of February instant, entitled, "An Act describing the disqualifications, to which persons shall be subjected, which have been, or may be guilty of Treason...I have thought fit...to issue this Proclamation, hereby promising pardon and indemnity to all offenders...under such restrictions, conditions and disqualifications, as are mentioned in the said Act: provided they comply with the terms and conditions thereof, on or before the twenty-first day of March next....this Seventeenth Day of February...1787. [Caption title & partial text]. Broadside, 15.5" x 13".
1787
 

BRADFORD, ALDEN. History of Massachusetts, from 1764 [...to 1820]. Vol. I-[III] (all).
1822
 

BRADFORD, CAPT. ROBT Muster Roll of Capt. Bradford. Co. L[ight] Infantry 2d Massachusetts Regiment, commanded by Col. John Bailey, for Aug. & Sept. 1780. Folio holograph broadsheet.
1780
 

BRENTON, EBENEZER. Summons of Court of General Sessions, Dighton, Massachusetts, Sept. 1, 1719. Half sheet holograph document, written both sides. Show-throughs, but legible.
1719
 

BRENTON, EBENEZER. Summons to Select Men of Swanzey, [Mass.], Before the Grand Jury. January 5, 1718. 1-1/2 pp. 8vo. Official red wax seal of Bristol County. Docketed on verso, Charles Church, Sheriff. Ink browned, some bleed through, otherwise fine.
1718
 

BRIDGE, MATTHEW. Two Partial Sermons Preached by Matthew Bridge, Later Known as “George Washington’s Chaplain,” Written June 12, 1760. One Sermon Preached in Sudbury, Massachusetts, March 28, 1762, and again in 1764. 23 pp. 3.75 x 6.25 inches. Hand sewn paper, partly disbound, edges chipped, half of one page missing.
1760
 

BRIDGMAN, THOMAS. Inscriptions on the Grave Stones in the Grave Yards of Northampton, and of Other Towns in the Valley of the Connecticut, as Springfield, Amherst, Hadley, Hatfield, Deerfield, &c. With Brief Annals of Northampton. Embellsihed with Portraits of President Edwards and Governor Strong.
1850
 

BRIGHAM, DAVID. Report of the Trial of Rev. David Brigham, Before Referees, Charged by the Trustees of Framingham Academy with Falsehood and Duplicity.
1839
 

BROWN, LYMAN? H. Composed and respectfully dedicated to the Friends of Eddie Boyden VanBenthuysen, Company G, 53d Regiment, M.V.M., who died at Brashear City, La., May 22d, 1863. Aged 17 years, 10 months. FORGET NOT THE BRAVE. [Caption title]. Broadside verse, 17 stanzas, text in two columns within an ornamental border. Narrow tall 4to. Margins cropped close but nowhere touching border, old folds, minor stains. Skillfully backed.
1863
 

BROWN, SYLVANUS. Voice Around the Jail. Vol. I, # 2. Sm. folio. 4 pp.
1843
 

BUGBEE, AURIN. Unitarian Minister’s Marriage records 1832-1853. 125 pp. Guilford, Windham County, Vt. 1832-1836, 16 pp. Charlton, Worcester County, Mass. 1837-1853. 87 pp., plus some scrap publishments. Sermons, speeches, most 1831. 22 pp. Contemp. calf, side pockets. Ink. Covers lightly worn, pages browned. Overall very good, bright and legible.
1832
 

CAPE COD BRANCH RAIL To the Gentlemen. County Commissioners for the County of Plymouth. [Caption title]. Broadside, 9” x 7-7/8." Printed on light blue paper, signed in type by a committee comprising four members of the company, followed by a note signed in type by Joshua Smith, Chairman of the County Commissioners and a manuscript attestation signed by Sheriff Branch Harlow at foot.
1847
 

CHICKERING, JESSE. A Statistical View of the Population of Massachusetts, from 1765 to 1840.
1846
 

CHILD, DAVID L. Review of a Report to the House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, on the Case of William Vans. With Observations Upon the Dispensing Power of the Legislature, and Upon a Decision of the Supreme Judicial Court, "Nullifying" the Said Power.
1833
 

CHURCH, DAVID F. ?. Lines on the Death of Luther Little, Jr. and Amos R. Little of Marshfield. August, 1815. 7.5 x 12.25 inches. 1 p. Ink. Browned, folds, small holes at folds.
1815
 

CLARK, ATHERTON. Medical Remedies. 1818. Front flyleaf reads: “Book of Recipes. Ashfield. 1818”. Inside back cover: “A. Clark, Jr.”. Small pocket book. Ca.35 pp. A few loose notes included. Contemp. marbled boards. Written in ink, very legible. Browned, overall tight. Good.
1818
 

CLARK, B.F. Alarming Developments, Connected With Our Courts. The Wrong Member of Middlesex Bar, Convicted of Perjury, and the Means By Which It Was Accomplished Exposed! [Wrapper title].
1848
 

CLARK, HENRY. Boston Grocer’s Expense Accounts, 1858-1866. Folio Ledger. Contemp. calf backed boards. 231 pp. Scribbled calligraphy on flyleaf, “Charles H. Withington, Battery Wharf , Boston." Blue lined paper, ink, few pages cut out, legible hand.
1858
 

CLARKE, JOHN. Letters to a Student in the University of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1796
 

CONGREGATIONAL CHURC Proceedings of the Convention of Congregationl Ministers, in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts; Together with a Statement of the Number, and Names of the Congregational Associations, Ministers, Candidates, Vacancies, &c. in the Commonwealth; Letters of Correspondence with the Congregational and Presbyterian Churches in other States, &c. Published by Order of Convention. MDCCXCV.
1795
 

COWLES, CHESTER. Dr. Chester Cowles Book of Medical Accounts. 1822-1834. Accounts Continued By One of His Sons, 1842-1864. Tall narrow ledger. 144 pp., plus few loose receipts. Calf covered boards, some signatures separating. Cover and tip wear. Pages browned, legible ink.
1822
 

CRAWFORD, WILLIAM. County Commissioner's Notebooks. 1845-1858. Thirteen (13) Notebooks, most 7 x 8 inches. 924 pp.; (includes some loose scrap notes). Bound, marbleized paper covers (one lacking a cover). Pencil & ink. Cover wear, browning.
1845
 

CREAMER, MARY C. Travel Diary. Philadelphia, Pa., 1893-97. Printed Pocket Diary from L. Dannenbaum's Son & Co., 3 x 4.5 inches. 67 pp. Leather cover with metal tips. Pencil. Spine worn, text loose.
1893
 

CROSBY, EVERETT U. "95% Perfect" The Older Residences at Nantucket.
1944
 

CROSS, CALEB. Town of Newburyport, To Caleb Cross...4 Quires of Quarantine Notices--$6.00, Newburyport, July 18th, 1806. Recd. Payment, C. Cross." [Caption title & text]. Narrow oblong 8vo. holograph bill.
1806
 

CUSHING, L.S. An Act for the Relief of Insolvent Debtors and for the More Equal Distribution of Their Effects; Passed by the Legislature of Massachusetts, April 23, 1838. With an Outline of the System Thereby Introduced, and Forms of Proceeding Under the Same.
1838
 

DANA, R.H. Jr.; WEND House...No. 205. Commonwealth of Massachusets. House of Representatives, April 4, 1855. The Joint Standing Committee on Federal Relations, to whom was recommitted the Reports on the case of Edward Greeley Loring...[Caption title & partial text].
1855
 

DAVIS, JOHN. An Address, Delivered Before the Members of the Massachusetts Charitable Fire Society...May 31, 1799.
1799
 

DEAN, JOSEPH P. “Account Book of Joseph P. Dean & Co. Day Book & Ledger Combined." September 1858 to August 1859. 21 pp. 8.5 x 14 inches. Marbled board covers, calf spine. Last pages cut out or sectioned. Spine wear, ink slightly faded.
1858
 

DEVENS, SAMUEL ADAMS Sketches of Martha's Vineyard and Other Reminiscences of Travel at Home, Etc. By an Inexperienced Clergyman.
1838
 

DICKINSON, RODOLPHUS A Digest of the Common Law, the Statute Laws of Massachusetts, and of the United States, and the Decisions of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, Relative to the Powers and Duties of Justicews of the Peace...
1818
 

DIX, D.L.. Memorial To the Legislature of Massachusetts. [Caption title].
1843
 

DIX, D.L.. Memorial To the Legislature of Massachusetts. [Caption title].
1843
 

DURANT, Rev. HENRY. 2-1/2 pp. 4to. ALS (Letter of Introduction for Nehemiah Cleaveland) to his cousin Rev. William B. Lewis. August 26, 1842. Note on verso: “This curiosity was not delivered to Mr. Lewis. I preserve it as a characteristic momento of an old friend...” Ink, slight tears at folds & at old seal.
1842
 

DUTTON, Rev. O.H.. Supplement to the Holyoke Transcript. April 29, 1865. [Caption title]. Large folio broadside, printed in four columns.
1865
 

ELIOT, SAMUEL A. Letter to the President of Harvard College. By a Member of the Corporation.
1849
 

EMERSON, NATHANIEL W Patients' Records. August 1895 - November 1895. Tall folio. 220 pp. Disbound, tops of pages water damaged & frayed. Ink bright & legible. With front alpha index.
1895
 

EMERSON, R.W. Ceremonies at the Dedication of the Soldiers' Monument, in Concord, Mass.
1867
 

EMERY, DAVID Sergean Cavalry Orders. Mr. Nathaniel Lunt (name in holograph). You being a Member of the Company of Cavalry commanded by Jeremiah Colman, are hereby notified and warned to appear...[Oblong 18mo broadside with typographical border].
1810
 

ESSEX COUNTY NATURAL Journal...Containing Various Communications of the Society.
1852
 

FARMER, JOHN. An Historical Memoir of Billerica, in Massachusetts. Containing Notices of the Principal Events, in the Civil and Ecclesiastical Affairs of the Town, from Its First Settlement to 1816.
1816
 

FAY, APPLETON. A Pure Democracy. [Caption title]. Leaflet, printed on p. 1.
1847
 

FELT, JOSEPH B. An Historical Account of Massachusetts Currency.
1839
 

FOSTER & ESMOND. Day Book of General Store. February 5-July 7, 1838. Narrow folio. 444 pp. Contemp. sheep, spine separating & worn. Legible ink.
1838
 

FOSTER, BROTHER LUKE A Sermon Delivered at Brookfield, Massachusetts, on the Festival of St. John the Baptist...
1815
 

FOSTER, WILLIAM. William Foster & Co. Letter Book of Commission Merchants. February 1783 - November 11, 1785. 52 pp. 9.5 x 15 inches. Folio. Contemp. calf backed marbled boards. Disbound. Previous news pastings removed to reveal original writing. Frayed edges. Legible ink.
1783
 

FOWLER, ORIN. An Historical Sketch of Fall River, From 1620 to the Present Time. With Notice of Freetown and Tiverton; In Three Discourses Delivered January 24, 1841.
1841
 

FRANCIS, JAMES B. Fall of the Pemberton Mill. From the Journal of the Franklin Institute. [Bastard title]
1860
 

FRANCIS, JAMES B. Lowell Hydraulic Experiments. Being a Selection from Experiments on Hydraulic Motors, on the Flow of Water Over Weirs, in Open Canals...Made at Lowell, Massachusetts. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged, with Many New Experiments, and Illustrated with Twenty-Three Copper-Plate Engravings.
1868
 

GAIR, REV. THOMAS. Two (2) pp. ALS to Dwight Foster in Northampton, Mass., Concerning His “darkness of mind”. Providence, November 20, 1775. Sheet 8 x 13 inches. Folded with integral address, Browned. Legible ink.
1775
 

GALE, LUTHER. Whereas I, Luther Gale, of the town of Lenox...State of Massachusetts, having ful power and authority in me vested, to make , use, and vend to others in the United States...a certain improved Bar-Mill; also, for the grinding of Corn, Plaister, Dying-Stuffs, &c. patented to Luther Gale...the 20th day of March 1811....[Caption title & partial text]. Large 4to broadside, with ink insertions in the printed text, and signatures. Old folds. Heavily foxed.
1811
 

GERRY. Election Document Summary of Littleton, Middlesex, Massachusetts, for Governor & Lt. Governor from 1812. Signed Ithamar Beard, Town Clerk. Large 4to printed & holograph sheet folded in half with engraved State Seal of Mass. at top, verso addressed to Secretary of the Commonwealth & signed Ithamar Beard, Jeremiah Tuttle, Moses Whitcomb. Very good.
1812
 

GILES, CHARLES. The Convention of Drunkards: a Satirical Essay on Intemperance. To which are added, Three Speeches on the Same Subject; an Oration on the Anniversary of American Independence; and an Ode on the Completion of the Erie Canal. Third Edition.
1852
 

GRAY, E.H. Assaults Upon Freedom! Or, Kidnapping an Outrage Upon Humanity and Abhorrent to God. A Discourse, Occasioned by the Rendition of Anthony Burns.
1854
 

GREEN, MELTIAH. One (1) Page ALS to Brother William E. Green, in Worcester, Concerning an Incident Between the "aristocrats" and the "democrats". New York, May 26, 1795. 9.5 x 16 inches. sheet folded in half. Bright ink.
1795
 

GREENOUGH, JOSEPH Ju Just Imported, and to be Sold by Joseph Greenough, Jun. at His Cheap Shop, a Little Below the Ferry-Way. Newburyport. [Caption title].
1784
 

GREGORY, JOHN. The Bramble. To which is added a Letter to Rev. Thomas Whittemore, an Answer to the Hoe, a Sermon on Temperance...and a Reply to certain Editors who noticed the Bramble.
1837
 

GRIFFIN, EDWARD D. The Causal Power in Regeneration Proper Direct Upon the Mind, And not Exerted through the Medium of Motives. Argued Upon the Principles of the Exercise system, Though the Author Believes in a Temper or Nature Anterior to Exercise.
1834
 

HALE, SARAH J.B.. Bunker Hill Monument Association; To the Women of New England. Boston, April 3, 1830. Signatures of Eleven Prominent Women. 8 x 10 inches. 2 pp. Browned, folds, tiny hole, slight tears at folds, legible hand. Ink.
1830
 

HAMMOND, CAPT. WILLI Captain William Hammond Collection, 1776-1781 (most are from 1778). 13 pp. Signatures of John Avery, A(bram) B. Washburn, Samuel Porter, Jr., Cyprian How, Daniel Loring. Accompanied by Officer's Commission for Hammond, July 1, 1781. Signed by John Hancock , John Avery, Stephen Dana. One leaf, 11" x 11.75". Printed & holograph, State seal. Previous folds, archival repairs of small holes at folds. Small hole through "first" with loss. [And] Deputy Secretary. Order to Procure Rum for Troops. July 21, 1778. State of Massachusetts Bay, Council Chambers. “A true copy, attest, John Avery D Secy”. One leaf. Legal document 9” x 13”. Verso: “Order of Council for Rum 1778”. Previous folds, small holes at folds, archival repairs of tears. Holograph, browned. [And] Collection of military orders and receipts, holograph. Sizes 4" x 6" to 12" x 14". Browned, previous folds, some taped repairs.
1776
 

HANCOCK, JOHN Govern Commonwealth of Massachusetts. To the Selectmen of the Town of [Bellingham]...require you, in the manner as the Law directs for calling Town-Meetings, to cause the freeholders and other inhabitants of the town of [Bellingham] duly qualified to vote for Representatives...to assemble on Monday the fourteenth of January next, to give in their votes for one Representative...signed in print by John Hancock, and in holograph by John Avery [and below] These certify, that the returns from the several Towns, within the first District...in which no person has been chosen [listing 33 vote geters, ranging from 1 to 814 votes]. Again, signed in type by Gov. Hancock, and in holograph by Avery. With seal.
1792
 

HARRIS, THADDEUS MAS Constitutions of the Ancient and Honorable Fraternity of Free and Accepted Masons...Together with the History and General Regulations of the Grand Lodge of Massachusetts. Second Edition, Revised and Corrected; with Large Additions.
1798
 

HATFIELD, MASSACHUSE This Paper is circulated for the purpose of obtaining a subscription for Doctor Peck to pay for his removal to this place as he was encouraged & the undersigned promise to pay the several sums afixed [!] to their respective names. [Caption title & text]. Dated Hatfield, [Mass.], March 8, 1837. 4to. Ms. document, in ink & pencil, 1-1/2 pages.
1837
 

HAZARD, BENJAMIN. Argument in the Case [of] Rhode-Island Against Massachusetts. Printed by Order of the General Assembly.
1838
 

HERTZ, GEORGE & Fami Medical and Farm Notebook. Alsace Township, Berks County, 1838-1845. 16mo. 16 pp. Cover scribbled contemporaneously, browning & spotting. Ink.
1838
 

HILDRETH, ABIJAH EDW “Private Ledger” of a Massachusetts Merchant and Company President. Cambridge, 1843-1868. 150 pp. Lined book, contemp. calf & cloth. 7” x 9." Gilt title on cover “A.E. Hildreth," marbled endpapers. Indexed. Ink & pencil, some wear, fine.
1843
 

HITCHCOCK, EDWARD. Sketch of the Scenery of Massachusetts.
1842
 

HITCHCOCK, FREDERICK The Handbook of Amherst, Massachusetts. Seventh Illustrations.
1891
 

HODGMAN, ROMANUS. Surveyor's Notebook, Lowell, Massachusetts, 1848-49, almost entirely in ink, with a selective index of the first 48 pages.
1848
 

HOLMAN, AMORY & ASA. Holman, Gen. Amory (1793-1847) & Holman, Asa (1777-1846). Collection of eight small Account Books. 1824-1855. Book 1- "Col. Amory Holman to Haskill and Sawyer" 1824-5. 27pp.; Book 2- "Account of Board and Meals" 1839, 12pp.; Book 3-"Amory Holman- Mail Money" 1830s, 1p.; Book 4-"Inn Keeping Records" 1842; Book 5- "A. Holman's Payout Book", Sept. 16, 1844, 148pp.; Book 6- "Elijah Taylor's Memorandum- Wood Drawn to Lancaster Station, A. Holman" 1852, 10pp.; Book 7- "Account of Boards and Wood Sold to Winsor Morse & Co." 1855, 8pp.; Book 8- "Account of Wood received from A. Holman at Lancaster Station" 1856-7, 29pp. 6"x8" & 3"x5."
1824
 

HOLMES, ABIEL. An Address...Before the American Antiquarian Society...on Their Second Anniversary, October 24, 1814.
1814
 

HOPKINS, JOHN. Last Will and Testament of John Hopkins, Northampton, Massachusetts, September 1840. With seal and signatures of four witnesses.
1840
 

HOWE, SAMUEL. The Practice in Civil Actions and Proceedings at Law, in Massachusetts. Edited by Richard S. Fay and Jonathan Chapman, Counsellors at Law.
1834
 

HOWE, SOLOMON, Print The Gray Mare. Or Johnny, the Miller, and Beautiful Kate. [Caption title]. Broadside, 7.5" x 8.5." Verse printed in two columns with woodcut at title.
1838
 

HOWE, SOLOMON? The Fair Maid's Song, when all alone. Tune--White Cockade. [caption title, in four lines]. Broadside verse, six 8-line stanzas, in two columns with typographical border between columns.
1830
 

HOWE, SOLOMON. No. XI. Howe's Genuine Almanac; for the Year 1815....By Philo Astronomie.
1814
 

HOWE, SOLOMON. Invitation Hymn. [Caption title]. Oblong 8vo. broadside, with cut beneath title. Verse printed in two columns.
1838
 

HOWLAND, GEORGE & SU Three and-one-half Page ALS Concerning a Scandal Involving Frank Rotch. New Bedford, Massachusetts. November 14, 1830. Sheet 10 x 16 inches, folded in half with integral address and hand postmark, sent by steamboat. Small holes at fold, browned. Sepia ink.
1830
 

HUBBARD. Fuller and Dyer’s Accounts. Inn keeper’s Accounts. 1743-1763. 347 pp. 6 x 14 inches. Ink. Front cover and about first 25 pages missing, spine deteriorated, some water damage, some fraying & loose pages, about 6 pages torn in half. Back cover vellum. Overall, signatures intact.
1743
 

HUNT, PEARLEY. Inn and Store Accounts in MIlford, Massachusetts, 1837-ca.1844. 12 x 16 in. Contemp. calf backed marbled boards, well worn. 164 pp. Ink.
1837
 

HUSE, GEORGE W. Account Book of a Wooden Parts Maker. Inside front cover: “George W. Huse, Book 1846." Dec. 9, 1845 to Jan. 21, 1861. Tall folio, calf cover, lined pages. 8.25”x13," 130 pp. Minor cover wear. Ink, bright.
1845
 

JACKMAN, JOSEPH. The Sham-Robbery, Committed by Elijah Putnam Goodridge, on His Own Person, in Newbury, Near Essex Bridge, Dec. 19, 1816, with a History of His Journey to the Place Where He robbed Himself. And His Trial with Mr. Ebenezer Pearson, Whom He Maliciously Arrested for Robbery. Also the Trial of Levi & Laban Kenniston.
1819
 

JACKMAN, JOSEPH. The Sham-Robbery, Committed by Elijah Putnam Goodridge, on His Own Person, in Newbury, Near Essex Bridge, Dec. 19, 1816, with a History of His Journey to the Place Where He robbed Himself. And His Trial with Mr. Ebenezer Pearson, Whom He Maliciously Arrested for Robbery. Also the Trial of Levi & Laban Kenniston.
1819
 

JACKSON, JAMES, Pres Proceedings of a Convention of Medical Delegates, Held at Northampton, in the State of Massachusetts, on the 20th Day of June, 1827.
1827
 

JACKSON, LOIS. Autograph Book. 1830-1848. Contemp. Red Morocco Leather, Gilt Decoration. Includes Scenic Etchings of American Sites. 7.75 x 6 inches. 32 autograph pages. Covers fine. Spine wear, pages browned and foxed. Intact.
1830
 

JAMES, WILLIAM Capt. Brunswick, (Maine, then Massachusetts). February 23, 1819. ALS to John Brooks, Governor and Commander in Chief of the Militia of Massachusetts, via William H. Sumner, Adjutant General, Boston, Mass. Docketed “Remonstrance against the election of Col. Dunlap." Ink. Sheet 10 x 17 inches, folded in half. 2 pp. Integral address, small hole at wax seal, browned.
1819
 

JEWETT, ABRAHAM. Rowley, Massachusetts Tanner's & Shoemaker’s (2) Account Books. (1) 1694/5-1708. 6.25” x 7.75”. 149 pp. Hand sewn pages, no cover. Browned and slightly faded ink. Edges worn. Quite legible. (2) 1703-1721. 8.5” x 12.5”. 155 pp. Index page. Hand sewn; some leaves loose, no cover. Browned and slightly faded ink. Edges chipped, slight loss at edge of some pages. Last 2 pages torn out, no loss. Legible ink. Also 5 loose scraps 6” x 8” to 7.5” x 12”.
1694
 

JILLSON, CLARK. Progress Attributed to the Laboring Classes: A Poem Delivered Before the Worcester County Mechanics' Association, March 3d, 1853.
1853
 

KIMBALL, EDWARD A. Lecture Delivered July 1, 1899. Holograph copy. 13 pp. 7 x 15 inches. Ink. Folds, some water staining on verso. Legible hand, bright.
1899
 

KIMBALL, GEORGE A. Civil Engineer's Notebook. Somerville, Massachusetts. 1874. Marbled paper cover 3.25 x 8.75 inches. 46 pp. Spine wear and corner of cover lost. Ink and pencil.
1874
 

KNAPP, SAMUEL. Payroll for Voyage of the Lady Washington. May 20, 1837. A printed form on verso of a broadside: "Congress of the United States. An Act for the Government and Regulation of Seamen in the Merchants' Service." Passed the 4th of January, 1790. Caption on verso: "It is agreed between the Master, Seamen, or mariners, of the Brig Lady Washington of Newbury Port Samuel Knapp, Master, now bound for the island of Martinico & Back to the United States." Sold by W. & J. Gilman, Newburyport, [Mass.]. 1 sheet, 2 p. illus., 12.5" x 16." Folds, browned, separating at folds. Ink legible.
1837
 

LAFLIN, ROWLAND. Powder Factory and Farm Accounts. 1822-1835. Narrow folio. 153 pp. "Rowland Laflin, Southwick" on inside front cover. “Old Book” on cover. Contemp. calf backed boards. Well worn, signatures separating. Mostly ink, bright, some pencil. Includes advertising card for Laflin & Rand Powder Co., New York. 1896, 3 x13 inches, printed card stock, folded into 6 sections.
1822
 

LAMSON, ALVAN. Fourteen Pamphlets by or about Alvan Lamson, long-time minister of Dedham, Massachusetts.
1825
 

LAMSON, JOHN M. 2-1/2 pp. ALS to a “friend” concerning a prostitute and the volunteer fire company. South Natick, Oct. 6, 1859. 4to. Ink on lined paper. Previous folds, few spots.
1859
 

LAWRENCE, ABBOTT. One Page 4to. ALS. to Isaac Mansfield & Henry Rice (?) Concerning a Dispute Over a Debt. Boston, Nov 28, 1829. Integral address. Slightly browned, sepia ink. Previous folds, fine.
1829
 

LAWRENCE, AMOS A. an Brookline Skating Pond. [Caption title]. Sm. 4to broadside
1860
 

LEACH, ROBERT S. Camping Trips and Vacations. Travel Diary of of Robert S. Leach. 1930-1936. Bound notebook 7.5 x 9.75 inches, 157 pp. Some ephemera pasted in. Ink, legible hand.
1930
 

LEAVITT, JONATHAN. A Summary of the Laws of Massachusetts, Relative to the Settlement, Support, Employment and Removal of Paupers.
1810
 

LEONARD, WEALTHY. Warrant for the Arrest of Wealthy Leonard, for Fornication. October 16, 1781. One page, plus docketing on verso. 4to. Ink.Taunton, Bristol County, Mass. Previous folds, slight tearing and bleedthrough, archival taped repairs, official red wax seal. Very good.
1781
 

LEWIS, WINSLOW, ET A The Journal of the Gynaecological Society of Boston; A Monthly Journal....Vol. I. July to December. 1869....
1869
 

LINCOLN, Jun., LEVI Address, Delivered Before the Worcester Agricultural Society, October 7, 1819, Being Their First Anniversary Cattle Show and Exhibition of Manufactures.
1819
 

LINCOLN, WILLIAM?. Dec. 12, 1826. SIR:--At a public meeting of gentlemen of various occupations and professions from different parts of this County, feeling a common inerest in the prosperity of domestic industry, recently held at Worcester...James Draper, Esq. was called to the chair. The alarming extent of the evils under which the Manufacturers of Wool are now suffering having been stated....Memorial....Signed in ink by William Lincoln. [Caption title & partial text]. Small folio broadside (old folds). Addressed on verso in ink. Fine.
1826
 

LINCOLN. Manuscript Warrant Served by the Constable, Zeb. Farrar, as Directed by the Selectmen, Sam Hoar, Joshua Brooks & Ephr. Brown to summon freeholders and other inhabitants qualified by law to vote in town meetings...October 27, 1806 [or 1808?]. Quarto document in holograph, docketed on verso.
1806
 

LITTLE, JOSIAH. Pejepscot Proprietors Deed, Nov. 17, 1814. 13" x 16” sheet folded. 3 pp. Signed, seal by Josiah Little, Robert D. Dunning, Albion K. Parris. Ink. Docketed on p. [4] :Josiah Little Esq. deed to Commonwealth”.
1814
 

LODGE, MARY ELIZABET Lodge Family of Boston. Vital Records. N.d., ca 1850s. Probably Mary Elizabeth Williams Lodge. Entries cover early 18th century to 1890s. Leather bound notebook 4.25 x 7 inches. 85 pp. Includes some pasted news clipping--mostly obituaries. Includes 14 loose scraps and notes, several addressed to "Aunt Mary". Some loose pages. Ink. Fine hand.
1850
 

LOWELL, J.R. Celebration of the Two Hundred and Fiftieth Anniversary of the Incorporation of Concord, [Mass.], Sept. 12, 1885.
1885
 

LUNT, GEORGE. Order of Exercises, at the Celebration of the Second Centennial Anniversary of the Settlement of the Ancient Town of Newbury, Now Comprising the Towns of Newbury, Newburyport, and West-Newbury. Tuesday, May 26th, 1835. [Caption title.] Broadside, 7.5" x 16".
1835
 

LYON, BENJAMIN. Manuscript Shoemaker's Ledger, Dorchester (Boston), Massachusetts, small 4to, 338 pp., done in pen, original vellum with ties.
1753
 

MANN, HORACE. Lecture on Education.
1840
 

MANN, HORACE. Lecture on Education.
1840
 

MANN, HORACE. Abstract of the Massachusetts School Returns, for 1840-41.
1841
 

MANN, HORACE. An Oration, Delivered at Dedham [Mass.], July 4th, 1823....
1823
 

MANN, HORACE. The Common School Controversy: Consisting of Three Letters of the Secretary of the Board of Education, of the State of Massachusetts, in Reply to Charges Preferred Against the Board, by the Editor of the Christian Witness and by Edward A. Newton...Once a Member of the Board...
1844
 

MANN, HORACE. Seventh Annual Report of the Board of Education; Together with the Seventh Annual Report of the Secretary of the Board.
1844
 

MASSACHUSETTS ANTI-S Tenth Annual Report of the Board of Managers...with an Appendix.
1842
 

MASSACHUSETTS ANTI-S An Account of the Interviews Which Took Place on the Fourth and Eighth of March Between a Committee of the Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, and the Committee of the Legislature.
1836
 

MASSACHUSETTS GENERA Address of the Board of Trustees of the Massachusetts General Hospital to the Public.
1814
 

MASSACHUSETTS GENERA Address of the Trustees of the Massachusetts General Hospital, to the Subscribers and to the Public. [Caption title].
1822
 

MASSACHUSETTS RIFLE Annual Reports...for 1886-98, 1900-04, 1906-08, plus Massachusetts Rifle Association Annual Matches.
1886
 

MASSACHUSETTS. Two manuscript letters, one dated July 12, 1798, from the town of Cambridge to the Overseers of the Poor of the town of Medfield, concerning one Anthony Frederick, a Negro; the second, a retained copy of a reply by the town of Medfield, to the town of Cambridge, dated August 11, 1798.
1798
 

MASSACHUSETTS. Constitution of the Kingston Temperance Society, with a List of Officers & Members for 1834.
1834
 

MASSACHUSETTS. An Investigation into Freemasonry by a Joint Committee of the Legislature of Massachusetts....
1834
 

McCLALLAN, AMORY? Coal Book & Sheep Accounts, Nov. 1843-47. 16mo. notebook, 30 pp. Ink & pencil. Last few pages written upside down. Orig. paper wraps.
1843
 

McDONALD, ALEXANDER. ALS, 2 pp., 4to., in ink, March 10, 1859, to Rev. E.W. Jackson, Gorham, Maine. Fine.
1859
 

METCALF, JOHN GEORGE Massachusetts Physician's Journal, 1826-32 (Journal "A"). Folio. 451 pp. Ink. Legible and sound.
1826
 

MIDDLESEX CANAL. Passport for the Middlesex Canal Navigation. Narrow oblong folio broadside, partially printed, partially holograph. 1805. Docketed on verso by Josian Stevens, June 18, 1805.
1805
 

MILES, HENRY A. Lowell, As It Was, and As It Is.
1845
 

MILLER, SETH. Plymouth County Attorney’s Ledger 1832-1872 (title supplied). 245 pp. Tall folio, calf cover with embossed black design. Pages torn out at front & back with no apparent loss. Cover worn & loose, pages browned, first page some worm holes. Slightly faded ink.
1832
 

MOORE, L.W.. Bank Robbery. The following Bonds, &c. property of private depositors and the Middlesex Institution for Savings, were stolen from the safe of the Concord National Bank (Mass.), on the 25th of Sept., 1865…. [Caption title]. Broadside circular, 11” x 7." Title followed by lists of numbered securities, signed in type by Geo[rge] Heywood, President of the Concord National Bank, and Geo[rge] M. Brooks, President of the Middlesex Institution, at conclusion. Old folds, a couple of creases. Very good.
1865
 

MORSE, THOMAS. A Brief Account of the Singular Circumstances Attending the Death of Mr. Joseph Morse, of East-Haverhill, Mass....
1832
 

NOYES, Capt. RICHARD Massachusetts Marine Insurance Policy for “Sloop Katty”. No. 671, by John Fletcher, Newburyport, Mass., May 2, 1791. 1 p. 8.5” x 13”. Ink on printed form. Docketed on verso. Bright, legible.
1791
 

OLIVER, HENRY K. Age Atlantic Cotton Mills. All Persons in the employ of this Company are considered as consenting to the following Regulations, and are Required to Conform Thereto. [Caption title]. Broadside, 11” x 7-5/8”, two columns printed on blue paper within an ornamental border. Signed in type by Henry K. Oliver, Agent, at bottom. Top section (2”?) neatly excised along a fold, deleting top 1/5th of “Atlantic Cotton Mills,” plus corresponding border, otherwise very good.
1851
 

ORR, HECTOR. An Oration, Pronounced at Bridgewater, [Mass.], October 1, 1801, at the Request of the Columbian Society.
1801
 

ORR, HUGH. Commonwealth of Massachusetts In Senate May 2, 1787. Whereas by a Resolve of the General Court, passed the 16th of November 1786, the sum of two hundred pounds was directed to be paid out of the public treasury of this Commonwealth to Robert and Alexander Barr to enable them to compleat certain machines for carding, roping, and spinning Cotton and Sheeps wool...May 2, 1787, A true copy Attest/ John Avery jun.
1787
 

OSGOOD, JOSEPH. Andover, Massachusetts, Physician’s Day Book. 1782-1788. Narrow folio. 230 pp. Contemp. calf, hand sewn binding. Pages browned, some signatures loosening, overall very good to fine.
1782
 

OTIS, Dr. CUSHING. Medical Account Book, Sept. 1801-1835. "Cushing Otis Book Sept. 1801 in ink on front endpaper; on spine a leather label: "Account Book Cushing Otis M.D. Scituate, Mass. 1801-36." Folio. Contemp. sheep, razor marked, gilt lettering on spine. 372 pp. Ink. Also 8 loose receipts.Some wear, but very sound.
1801
 

PACKARD, TIMOTHY. Field Book of "T.P." (Timothy Packard). Records of Deed Transactions in Monson and Brimfield. Deeds from 1812-34. Ledger ca. 1835. Ledger 8.5 x 13 inches. 83 pp. Illus. with plot drawings. Full contemp. calf, leather label on spine; marbled flyleaves. Legible ink.
1812
 

PALMER, J.C. Editor. LIFE IN LOWELL. Vol. II, # 3. October 25, 1845. Folio. 4 pp. Engraved title & large illustration on p. 1. Printed on yellow paper.
1845
 

PEASE, RICHARD L. & To the Selectmen...[regarding Edgartown and Tisbury fulfilling their quotas for the draft]. [Caption title.] 4to broadside, printed in two columns.
1864
 

PEIRCE, BENJAMIN. A Catalogue of the Maps and Charts in the Library of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
1831
 

PEIRCE, BENJAMIN. A History of Harvard University, from Its Foundation, in the Year 1636, to the Period of the American Revolution.
1833
 

PETTEE Family. (1) Mary Pettee--Her Book, 1780. 85 pp. 4” x 7," paper covers, handsewn. Cover tattered, edges slightly frayed, ink, bright. (2) L & R Pettee. 1837 - 1838. 179 pp. 8.5” x 14." Marbled board covers, calf tips & spine. Cover worn, spine slightly separating, pages browned. Slight foxing, worm holes on spine, ink slight fading, legible.
1780
 

PHILLIPS, WENDELL. Remarks of Wendell Phillips, at the Mass Meeting of Workingmen in Faneuil Hall, Nov. 2, 1865.
1865
 

PICKERING, JOHN. Report of the Committee Approved to Enquire into the Practicability and Expediency of Establishing Manufactures in Salem.
1826
 

PULLEN, SIMEON P. Day Book, 1833-1840. Tall narrow folio. 150 pp. Ink, some pencil doodlings. Contemp. marbled boards, some pages loose, cut or missing, newspaper pastings covering inscriptions on 11-12 pages. Browning & offsets.
1833
 

QUINCY, JOSIAH. A.L.S. Note concerning a poor student. Cambridge, January 16, 1845. Blue paper 8 x 9". 1 p. No cover. Ink. Fine.
1845
 

RASCALL, A. GT. A Gr Notice. Great Sale at Auction. The Subscriber, having used up all his old customers, and finding that he can no longer get a decent living here by duping the people, has determined to quit these diggings, and go to parts where he is unknown....[Caption title & partial text]. Broadside, 10" x 8".
1843
 

RICHARDSON, JOSEPH. Ledger Accounts for Russell & Co., Boston, 1831-32. Folio. 50 pp., plus other materials. Contemp. calf backed marbled boards, somewhat loose.
1831
 

RICKER, S. In memory of the loss of the Gloucester fishermen on George's Banks, in a terrible storm, on the night of 22d of March, 1864. Seventy-eight men were lost, leaving thirty-one widows, and fifty-eight fatherless children. [Caption, followed by six 8-line stanzas of verse].
1864
 

RIPLEY, EZRA. Half Century Discourse, Delivered November 16, 1828, at Concord, Massachusetts.
1829
 

RIPLEY, EZRA. The Obligations of Parents to give their children a virtuous education, and to provide Schools for this purpose, with Advice to Scholars...a Sermon, delivered Sept. 7, 1820, at the Opening of Three New School Houses...affectionately inscribed to the children and youth in Concord, who usually attend the schools.
1820
 

ROTCH & CO., WM. R. Manuscript Letter to Rotch & Co. of New Bedford, from Horatio Sprague. Gilbraltar, 15th June, 1826. 1 pp. plus address leaf with postal markings and docket. Old folds, paper rather browned, small area of erosion where originally sealed but without significant loss. About very good overall, written in a bold and legible hand. [And] Manuscript letter to Rotch & Co., New Bedford, from Alex. Barclay & Co. Gothenburg [Sweden], 1st May, 1829. 4to. 1 pp., plus address leaf with postal markings and docket. Old folds, one panel of address page rather foxed and a little dust-soiled. Written in a clear secretarial hand, signed “Alex Barclay & Co.” in a second hand, with a note regarding an unsuccessful attempt to contact the captain of one of Rotch’s brigs “that we were ready to furnish him with Iron to fill up his vessel.”
1826
 

RUGGLES, JAMES. James Ruggles's Accounts 1843-1856. Rochester, Massachusetts. Paper bound, 9 x 13 in. 45 pp. Few loose receipts. Front index. Legible ink and pencil. Browned, light foxing.
1843
 

SALEM REGISTER. The Carrier Boys of the Salem Register to Their Patrons....January 1, 1877. [Caption title]. Wide 4to, folded to two pages, verso blank. Printed in red.
1877
 

SALEM, MASS. FIRE DEPARTMENT. Regulations Adopted by the Firewards of Salem. 1842. [Caption title]. Broadside, 19" x 16 1/2". Caption and three columns of text and tables within an attractive ornamental border.
1842
 

SEDGWICK, CATHARINE Hope Leslie; Or Early Times In Massachusetts.
1827
 

SELDEN, R.E. Jr. An Address Before the Middlesex Association, for the Promotion of Temperance; Delivered at Essex, February 17th, 1829.
1829
 

SEWALL, STEPHEN. An Oration Delivered May viii, MDCCLXXIX, at the Funeral of the Hon. John Winthrop...Hollisian Professor of Mathematics and Natural Philosophy at Cambridge, in the State of Massachusetts-Bay...
1779
 

SHATTUCK, LEMUEL. Letter to the Secretary of State on the Registration of Births, Marriages, and Deaths in Massachusetts.
1845
 

SHATTUCK, W.P. To the Public. Mesmerism, or Animal Magnetism. By Dr. W.P. Shattuck. [Broadsheet, folded to four pages]. Oblong 4to.
1843
 

SHEPARD, D.M. Artist East Church, Salem [and] Interior of East Church, Salem.
1855
 

SMITH, MISS CAROLINE Arm for the Right; or, the Invalid's Last Appeal. [Caption title]. 4to broadside. Verse in three columns, plus text above & below. Browned, some chipping.
1869
 

SMITH, NANCY Preside Constitution of the Massachusetts Female Emancipation Society. [Caption title].
1840
 

SMITH, SAMUEL ABBOT. Exegesis with Dr. Noyes. 1850-1853. 445 pp. [and] Notes and Thoughts on Lectures with Dr. Noyes, March 10, 1851. 385 pp. "Christian Evidences," and "Dogmatic Theology." 2 vols. Sm. 4to. Ink, in a legible hand. Contemp. uniform 3/4 calf & marbled boards.
1850
 

SPARKS, JARED. One (1) Page ALS to Thomas Bulfinch. Cambridge (Massachusetts). February 26, 1863. 4.75 x 8 inches. No cover. Previously hinged at back.
1863
 

SPRAGUE, CHARLES. Order of Services at the Dedication of the New Church, Erected by the First Congregational Society in Concord, Dec. 29th, 1841. [Caption title]. Broadside, 8.5" x 11.5".
1841
 

SPRAGUE, WILLIAM B. Two Letters, One Page Each, 4to., Written in 1818 & 1828 to Rev. William B. Sprague from Geo. B. Upham and E. H. Mills. Ink. Addressed on verso [p. 4]. Tears at site of wax seals, no loss. Browned, previous folds.
1818
 

ST. CLAIR, A. ALS, ink, sm. 4to, 2 pages + integral address leaf with postal hand cancel. Mattapoisett, Massachusetts, April 29, 1833. To "My Dear Brother", Rev. John B. Pitkin, Richmond Virginia.
1833
 

STANTON, HENRY B., S [Boston] Chronicle--Extra. Address of the State [Liberty Party] Central Committee. [Caption title]. Large folio broadside in four columns. Signed in type at the end by 25 members of the Liberty Party, dated Boston, Nov. 5, 1844.
1844
 

STEARNS, ISAAC. Fifth School District Accounts of Mansfield, Massachusetts. Two large 8vo. paper covered journals, 1802-1811. 8 pp. Farm Accounts. 1805-1820. 13 pp. Ink.
1802
 

STONE, ELIAB. Collection of 18th Century Manuscript & Printed Sermons, Plus a Hollow-Cut Silhouette of Stone, Six (6) Manuscript Sermons & Seven (7) Printed Sermons by Stone, Five (5) Printed Sermons by His Son Micah, & Two (2) Printed Sermons by Other Members of the Stone Family. Two of the manuscript sermons lack several leaves; one of the printed sermons is completed in manuscript.
1777
 

STOWE, CALVIN E., et Student Lecture Notes of Peter Nutting, 1828-62, Beginning of September 20, 1858, With His Signature & Date, Including Lectures by Calvin E. Stowe, William G.T. Shedd, and Austin Phelps. Five Volumes. 4to. Ca. 600 pp. Ink. Contemp. calf backed marbled boards, one spine cracked but very good.
1858
 

STREETER, GILBERT L. An Account of the Newspapers and Other Periodicals Published in Salem, from 1768 to 1856. (From the Proceedings of the Essex Institute.)
90516
 

STRONG, CALEB. The Speech of His Excellency Governor Strong, Delivered Before the Legislature of Massachusetts, October 16, 1812. With the Documents, which accompanied the same....
1812
 

STURDY, WILLIAM A. P THE STURDY OAK. Vol. I, No. 1-5. April-August, 1888.
1888
 

SULLIVAN, JAMES. The History of Land Titles in Massachusetts.
1801
 

SUMNER, WILLIAM H. An Inquiry into the Importance of the Militia to a Free Commonwealth; in a Letter...to John Adams, Late President of the United States; with His Answer.
1823
 

SUTTON, WILLIAM, Chi Fire Department. Regulations Adopted by the Firewards of Salem for 1838. [Caption title]. Elephant folio broadside. 17 Articles in three columns, plus two horizontal columns at bottom with locations of equipment. Typographical border. Old folds, but very good.
1838
 

TAX ASSESSMENTS. An Act for enquiring into the Rateable Estates within this Commonwealth. [Caption title.]
1792
 

THATCHER & FEARING. Retained Business Correspondence of a Boston Insurance Firm, 1835-51. Folio. 373 pp. Contemp. calf. Ink. Very sound & clean.
1835
 

THAYER, PRESERVED SM Papers of a Textile Merchant and Postmaster of Millville, 1811, 1835-1876. 700 pp. Includes Correspondence, 1835-1845, approximately 150 pp., papers of pension and bounty records, 1855-1858, with printed bills and Acts of Congress, about 75pp. About 250 items, 5” x 8.5," most printed, with holograph receipts for registered packages from the 1870s, miscellaneous receipts, indentures, family genealogy, about 225 pp. Browned, folds, slight tears. Overall good, & legible.
1811
 

THOMAS, ISAIAH. Olim Meminisse Juvabit. To (the Hon. James Burrill, LLD.) The American Antiquarian Society...(Isaiah Thomas)...
1815
 

THOMAS, ISAIAH. An Account of the American Antiquarian Society, Incorporated, October 24, 1812.
1813
 

THOMAS, OSCAR G. Taunton, Massachusetts Stove Manufacturer & Industrial Supplier Accounts. April 1880 - August 1882. Two (2) narroq folios. 216 pp. Contemp. marbled board covers with calf spine, tip, worn. Ink on lined paper interspersed with blotting paper. One sheet “Monthly Statement” Crocker Bros. Jan 1881” printed form Oscar G. Thomas.
1880
 

THOMPSON, JAMES. An Oration. Pronounced Before Mount Zion Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons: at Hardwick, Mass. June 24, A.L. 5834. It being the Festival of St. John the Baptist.
1824
 

THOREAU, HENRY D. Cape Cod.
1865
 

THOREAU, HENRY D. A Week on the Concord and Merrimack Rivers. New and Revised Edition.
1868
 

TUFTS, JOSEPH. Don Quixots at College; Or, a History of the Gallant Adventures Lately Achieved by the Combined Students of Harvard University; Interspersed with Some Facetious Reasonings.
1807
 

TURNER, W.H. Chief E Running Regulations of the Haverhill Fire Department Adopted May, 1871. [Caption title]. 4to broadside, printed on salmon colored stock, typographical border.
1871
 

VAILLE, F. O. & H. A The Harvard Book, A Series of Historical, Biographical and Descriptive Sketches. By Various Authors. Illustrated with Views and Portraits. Vol. II [only].
1875
 

VINCENT, JOHN & ISAA Fairhaven, Massachusetts, Farm Accounts, 1838-1857. Tall folio. 40 pp. Ink. Contemp. marbled boards, calf spine, old repairs flyleaf, index tabs worn away, fading, foxing. Very sound.
1838
 

VINTON, JOSIAH. Braintree, Massachusetts Freight Account book, 1806-11. Sm. folio. 68 pp. Sewn, without covers. Ink. Browned & stained.
1806
 

WALKER, JAMES. Notice for the Purpose of Electing Officers for Harvard Magazine, Signed by President James Walker. Cambridge, July 7, 1856. 4.75 x 6.5 in. Printed form filled in ink.
1856
 

WALTER, WILLIAM. A Discourse Delivered Before the Humane Society of…Massachusetts, at the Semiannual Meeting Twelfth of June, 1798.
1798
 

WARREN, JOHN COLLINS A Letter Addressed to a Republican member of the House of Representatives of the State of Massachusetts on the Subject of a Petition for a New Incorporation, to be entitled, "A College of Physicians."
1812
 

WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Washington's Farewell Address to the People of the United States.
1812
 

WASHINGTON. Odes To be sung at the celebration of Washington's Birth-Day, by the "Washington Benevolent Society of the County of Hampden," at Springfield, Feb. 22d, 1814. [Caption title]. 4to broadside, two odes in two columns, with typographical border between columns and at head & foot of text.
1814
 

WATERSTON, ROBERT CA 1 p., 12mo., Letter to Mrs. Stephens concerning Waterston’s Lecture in Boston, ca. 1860. Signed “Robert Bahnanna”. Ink, folds, very good.
1860
 

WEBSTER, DANIEL. Webster's Oration, Delivered at the Bunker Hill Celebration, 17th June, 1843. [Wrapper title].
1843
 

WESTON, H. ALS, 1-1/2 pp., ink, Cambridge, [Mass.], Oct. 8, 1810, to Daniel Weston, Duxbury, [Mass.] Large 8vo. Ink. Docketed on p. [4].
1810
 

WHEELOCK, ABNER. Account Ledger 1813-1825. Tall folio, contemp. calf. 8 x 13 in. Spine and cover well worn, alpha index with A-B missing, few pages over pasted with news clippings. Pages browned, few cut out, few scribbled.
1813
 

WHEELOCK, HIRAM. Two (2) Page Letter to Hon. William Crawford in Oakham. Sturbridge, October 4, 1838. 3.25 x 9.75 inches. Ink. Folded with integral address. Folds, small hole at wax seal.
1838
 

WHITE, JOHN. A Centennial Discourse...in...Dedham, January 17th, 1836.
1836
 

WHITIN & SONS MILLS. Correspondence to Paul J. Whitin & Sons of Uxbridge, Massachusetts, Concerning Lumber Orders, 1843-1862 (about 1/2 from 1850s). Approximately 1200 one page items, about 550 signed letters, remainder bills & receipts, many folded and docketed. Ink, many on printed billheads.
1843
 

WHITIN & SONS. 275 Letters & Business Receipts 1844-1862, primarily from Providence, Rhode Island Companies (Manchester & Hopkins; Plimpton & Taft; James H. Coggshall; S.B. Halliday; S. W. Baker). Forty Letters from Boston; Worcester (Green Street Coal Yard); Philadelphia (Van Dusen, Norton & Co., sole agents Lehigh Coal). There are eleven letters on printed letterhead from the Office of the Delaware Lackawanna and Western Railroad Co., Inc.; a printed circular,"Conditions For the Sale and Shipment of Lackawanna Coal", signed in type by Alfred Wright, Agt., Delaware Hudson Canal Co., April 28, 1849. 7.5" x 11.25". Trimmed close on the left margin, text unaffected. Most correspondence is one page, no envelopes. Also 190 pieces including many signed receipts, handwritten bills and billheads from a few dozen coal brokers, merchants and dealers. Size ranges from 2.5" x 7"  illustrated receipts to 8" x 10". Some of the larger items contain handwritten notes. Previous folds, ink, good condition.
1844
 

WHITIN. Whitin Machine Works & Textile Manufactories. About 950 items, 1843-1863, including 600 Pieces of Correspondence and about 350 billheads, receipts and ledger sheets. [And] 350 items from S.W. Razee of Providence, RI, 1855-1864, including 90 pieces of correspondence. [And] 305 items 1843-1859 (mostly 1840s), from A.F. Adie of Providence. [And] 200 items from S. & W. Foster of Providence, 1843-1853, including 62 pieces of correspondence. [And] 400 items 1843-1865, from Seth Adams of Providence, including 200 items of correspondence. [And] "A Trip Through the Whitin Machine Works, Manufacturers of Textile Machinery. Whitin Machine Works." 55 pp.,1925. Minor wear & folds. Ink. Overall very good.
1843
 

WHITMAN, ZACHARIAH G Suffolk County Court Records 1816-1818. Dockets/Writs 1828-1838. 84 pp. Lined notebook 8x10. Orig. marbled boards, calf spine. Browned, numbered B 1-98. Ink, one page loose.
1816
 

WHITNEY, NICHOLAS. Draft letter Hingham, April 3, 1832, from Committee of the Second Parish to Rev. N.B. Whitney. 1 p. 12mo. Ink. Folds with breaks, but intact.
1832
 

WHITTEMORE, THOMAS. Universalist Reverend’s Diary. Vol. 2, July 11, 1859- November 7, 1859. Pocket book 3 x 4.5 inches. HInged leather cover. 115 pp. “T. Whittemore, Chelsea, Mass.” written on the flyleaf. Brown ink. Slight browning, wear to cover, very good.
1859
 

WHITTIER, J.G Order of Exercises at the Dedication of the Newbury High School House. Newbury, Nov. 2, 1849. [Caption title.] Broadside, 11.5" x 7"
1849
 

WILLARD. An Address to the Christian Public, in Two Parts. 1st. A correct view of the transactions of an ecclesiastical Council, convened at Deerfield, August 11, 1807, for the purpose of ordaining Mr. Samuel Willard...also, 2d. A correct view of sundry facts and circumstances relative to the doing of another ecclesiastic Council...for the purpose of ordaining Mr. Gamaliel S. Olds: Being a Counterpart To a late publication, issued from the Press of Denio & Phelps in Greenfield...
1813
 

WILLIAMS, JOHN M. Extracts from a Charge Delivered to the Grand Jury at Northampton...
1838
 

WINCHESTER. Facts Relating to Woburn, and the Proposed New Town of Winchester.
1850
 

WINTHROP, GRENVILLE Extra Concord Freeman. Remarks of Mr. Grenville T. Winthrop, of Watertown, on the Currency, in the House of Representatives, 17th March, 1840. [Caption title]. Elephant folio broadsheet, 5 columns on recto, 3 columns on verso.
1840
 

WOOD, EPHRAIM ALBERT Officer’s Journal of a “Colored” Regiment. July 21-August 26, 1863. Charleston S.C. area--Folly’s Island. 23pp. 12mo. Includes a copy of Wood’s certificate of disability for discharge. Ink, slight browning, very good.
1863
 

WOODBRIDGE, TIMOTHY "We the subscribers certifye and declare that the Land lying between farmingtown River and west-field's first boundaries and north of the So. Westfield Township to the river commonly called Westfield river belongs to the family of Peter Pophqun aupeet? and Isaac Waunaumpee that is to Say from the Colony line between Connecticut and this Province Extending north to the north part or head of the afore Sd. Farmington River...we acknowledge that by the general consent of the Indians two miles has been given up to the government one mile South and one Mile North of the Road from Westfield to Sheffield but for the rest no recompence has been made." Stockbridge, Aug. ye 28 1749/ Timothy Woodbridge [and seven Indians, with marks and names]. 4to original holograph document on laid paper with four reinforcement strips on verso. Fine. With lib. stamp at top (& old bill of sale).
1749
 

WOODS, LEONARD. A Contrast Between the Effects of Religion and the Effects of Atheism. An Oration Delivered at Commencement, Harvard University, Cambridge, July 17, 1799.
1799
 

WORCESTER. An Act to Establish a Fire Department in the Town of Worcester. [Caption title]. Broadside, 11.5" x 9". Printed in two columns.
1835
 

YOUNG, ALEXANDER. A Discourse on the Life and Character of the Reverend John Thornton Kirkland...Formerly Pastor of the Church on Church Green Boston, and Late President of Harvard University...
1840
 

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