Colonial Times on Buzzard’s Bay

By: William Root Bliss

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Book Details: 246 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1889), 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 246 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Buzzard’s Bay is located in the Southeastern section of Massachusetts, and consists of more than 280 miles of coastline. A reflection of the life and spirit of colonial times, this work has a distinct flavor all its own. Beginning with the first settlers on the shores of Buzzard’s Bay, the author describes the interesting nature of these hard working, fair-minded and frugal people. He follows their history up until the coming of a railroad into the same region. A number of different resources were utilized in the preparation of this work. They including: The Records of the Rochester Propriety, beginning in the year 1679; The Agawame Booke of Records, beginning in 1685; The Records of Rochestertown, beginning in 1694; The Records of the Church and Town Wareham, beginning in 1739; The Diary and Account book of Israel Fearing of Agawame From 1720-1754. There can be found within the covers sixteen chapters on the following topics: The Lands of Sippican; The Agawame Plantation; Colonial Farmers; The Squire; The Birth of a Town; The Town’s Mind; Impressments for the King; The Town’s Meeting-House; A Sunday Morning in 1771; The Town’s Minister; The Town’s Schoolmaster; Town Life in the Revolution; Town Life After the War; The British Raid; The Town’s Bass-Viol (the controversy over an instrument - whether or not it should be used during worship services); and Final Transformations. Clearly written and interesting, this work contains illustrations, a map and a new fullname and subject index.
246 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1889), 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 246 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

Title: Colonial Times on Buzzard’s Bay

Author: William Root Bliss

Categories: Massachusetts,

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1889)

ISBN Number: 0788421484

ISBN Number 13: 9780788421488

Binding: Softcover

Book Details: 246 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1889), 2004, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 246 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc

Seller ID: B2148

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