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The Bay State Monthly, Volume 3, No. 3

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 37,212 / 113 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 60
LoC Category: AP
Downloads: 577
Added to site: 2006.02.10
mnybks.net#: 12717
Genre: Periodical
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EDWARD RAWSON Sect'y.

WILLIAM TORREY Cleric. Consented to by the deputies.

[Illustration: FIRST UNIVERSALIST CHURCH.]

[Illustration: FIRST UNITARIAN CHURCH.]

[Illustration: PLAN OF WORCESTER 1673 TO 1675.]

At that time several persons occupied lands that had been granted them, and built houses. This infant settlement was strangled almost at its birth by the outbreak of King Philip's War, which spread in that year throughout Massachusetts. The colonists, few in number, and without adequate means of protection against the hostile savages, soon abandoned their buildings, which were burned by the Indians, December 2, 1675. In 1684 some of the former proprietors returned to their lands, accompanied by new settlers, and a second plantation was formed; this time under the name of Worcester. The records relating to the fortunes of this plantation are very meagre; but it continued to exist till 1700, or 1702, when, during the progress of the French and Indian hostil

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