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The Olden Time Series, Vol. 6: Literary Curiosities

Gleanings Chiefly from Old Newspapers of Boston and Salem, Massachusetts

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Author: Henry M. Brooks
Published: 1886
Language: English
Wordcount: 26,371 / 90 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 79.9
LoC Category: PN
Downloads: 304
Added to site: 2006.06.27 14006

ly a few days since, was agreed upon thirty-one years ago at Camden (S.C.), when he was captured at the battle of Camden; and being separated by the war, &c., each had supposed the other dead, until a few months since, when they accidentally met, and neither plead any statute of limitation in bar of the old bargain.

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"Salem Mercury," Oct. 21, 1788.

MARRIED--In England, Mr. Matthew Rousby, aged 21, to Mrs. Ann Taylor, aged 89. The lady's grandson was at this equal union, and was 5 years older than his grandfather.

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"Salem Gazette," 1817.


In this town, Mr. Schuyler Lawrence, to Mrs. Chloe Minns, Mistress of the African School in Salem, and who has deserved well of the town and of the African race.

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"Salem Register."



At New-York, by Rev. Mr. Hart, M.M. NOAH, senior editor of the Enquirer, to Miss Rebecca, only daughter of Mr. Daniel Jackson, of tha



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