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History of Rowley MA, 1639-1839

History of Rowley MA, 1639-1839

Ref: UMA1639U

(Supplied on a CD) The title page describes the book as The History of Rowley anciently including Bradford, Boxford and Georgetown from the year 1639 to the Present Time by Thomas Gage ~ With an Address delivered September 5, 1839 at the Celebration of the Second Centennial Anniversary of its Settlement by Rev. James Bradford.
The book, of over 500 pages, consists of Preface, Contents, The Address, Appendix to the Address, History of Rowley, Index & Errata and contains hundreds of names of historical & genealogical interest.

In addition there are two illustrations (View of Rowley Common and The House where the Goodrich Family were killed by Indians in 1692) and a coloured sketch map of the Road between Little's Corner and Levering's Corner in Georgetown in 1810 and 1840. These are included on the CD both in situ and separately at a larger resolution.

Subjects covered within the History of Rowley section are: Plymouth & Massachusetts settled, Rogers & his company, House lots laid out, First settlers, Counties first formed, By-laws, Other settlers, Samuel Gorton & others, Well keeping of the Sabbath, Freemen, Governors, Andros's Usurpation, New Charter, Witchcraft, Indian Hostilities & Military Affairs, Eastern Indians, Canada Expedition, Indian Murders, Military Officers, French War, Massacre of Fort William Henry, Stamp Act, Troubles with England, Whig Covenant, Recantations of Tories, Letters from Boston, Causes of War, Revolutionary War, Insurrection, Soldiers Detached, Address to the President, Resolves &c, War of 1812, First Parish, Second Parish, Byfield, Harvard College, Parish Lands, Merrimack Lands, Village Lands, Indian Purchase, Town Clerks, Representatives, Graduates, Schools, Population, Taxes & Valuations, Statistics, Quadrupeds, Town Paupers, Votes for Governor, Mills, Earthquakes, The Dark Day, Remarkable Preservation, Bunker Hill Monument, Destruction by Fire, Burial Grounds, Deaths by Casualty, A Genealogical Register, People of Color, Post Office & Post Roads &c, Old & New Style, Various Items.

Price:9.95 (Including VAT at 20%)

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