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Portland Advertiser and Gazette of Maine. Marriages, Deaths and News, From November 1838 - May 1839

By: Elaine Morrison Fitch

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2004

Seller ID: F0968

ISBN: 1585499684

Condition: 218 pages, 6x9, 2004, 6x9, paper, index, 218 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


These abstracts contain shipping news, local and national news, and marriages and deaths in a chronological arrangement. Indian difficulties, the "Mormon War" and skirmishes between the local militia and Canadians make up much of the news during this interesting period.218 pages, 6x9, 2004, 6x9, paper, index, 218 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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The 1848 Boston Cultivator: Marriages, Deaths and Miscellaneous Readings

By: Elaine Morrison Fitch

Price: $43.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2003

Seller ID: F0877

ISBN: 1585498777

Condition: 542 pages, 6x9, 2003, 6x9, paper, index, 542 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The bustling port of Boston had much news of interest, from social occasions to fires, crime and shipping. Rampant were diseases such as consumption, cholera, typhoid fever and rabies. Social issues included equal rights for women, prison reform, education, and drug and alcohol abuse. The vital records of births, deaths and marriages are a wonderful resource for family historians. The articles abstracted from this weekly newspaper are presented in chronological order for the year 1848. Index included.542 pages, 6x9, 2003, 6x9, paper, index, 542 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

The Boston Recorder and Telegraph, 1825

By: Elaine Morrison Fitch

Price: $32.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2004

Seller ID: F0927

ISBN: 1585499277

Condition: 370 pages, 6x9, 2004, 6x9, paper, index, 370 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In 1825 America was still a very young country; the battle for its independence from English rule had taken place just fifty years earlier. In Boston, already a well established city, the cornerstone for the Bunker Hill Monument was put in place during a ceremony that included John Quincy Adams, the Marquis de Lafayette, and Daniel Webster. Elsewhere that year the first boat left Buffalo from New York City upon the newly opened Erie Canal, settlers were still at war with Native Americans, and piracy was a problem on our coastal waters. Though New Englanders were well established, large portion... View more info

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Newspaper Abstracts from the Philadelphia Repository, 1803

By: Elaine Morrison Fitch

Price: $21.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2005

Seller ID: F3197

ISBN: 0788431978

Condition: 126 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2005, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 126 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Philadelphia was the capital of the colonies during the American Revolution. By 1803, the year of the Lewis and Clark Expedition, Philadelphia had grown into a busy city of merchants, shoppers and travelers. While the Philadelphia Repository is full of stories and anecdotes of people and places throughout the country, it also contains news of interest to the people who lived in the city, and it provides insight into nineteenth-century life. Like a diary, it records not only marriages and deaths, but also unusual occurrences, amusing tales and general information. It contains both well-known an... View more info

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New Hampshire Patriot & State Gazette 1835, Deaths, Marriages & Miscellaneous

By: Elaine Morrison Fitch

Price: $30.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2007

Seller ID: F3846

ISBN: 0788438468

Condition: 244 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 244 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Newspaper articles are a goldmine of information for genealogists and historians. Articles are a wonderful source for names, dates and places. Significant events in the lives of patriots, farmers, ministers and others, preserved herein, provide details of day-to-day life and the priorities imposed by society in 1835. People elsewhere in the United States and overseas are also recorded here. These fascinating articles are written in the charming style of their time and, once the book is open, it is difficult to put it down before reading just one more. A full name index is a bonus for researche... View more info

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New Hampshire Patriot and State Gazette 1824

By: Elaine Morrison Fitch

Price: $21.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2007

Seller ID: F4050

ISBN: 0788440500

Condition: 170 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 170 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Newspaper articles are a goldmine of information for genealogists and historians. Articles are a wonderful source for names, dates and places. Politics, piracy, shipwrecks, fires, murders, and other important events filled the papers of 1824. People elsewhere in the United States and overseas are also recorded here. These fascinating articles are written in the charming style of their time and, once the book is open, it is difficult to put it down before reading just one more. A full name index is a bonus for researchers.170 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2007, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 170 pp, Softcover, H... View more info