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The Olden Time Series: Vol. 2: The Days of the Spinning-Wheel in New England

Gleanings Chiefly from old Newspapers of Boston and Salem, Massachusetts

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Author: Various Authors
Published: 1885
Language: English
Wordcount: 20,045 / 70 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 56.6
LoC Categories: D, AN
Downloads: 1,175
Added to site: 2007.08.27 18038
Genres: Non-fiction, History

ssel that arriv'd at Cape-Ann, mention'd in our last, which saw a Wreck in Lat: 36, he says, she was a Frigate built Ship of about 200 Tons burthen, had a Lion Head painted yellow, a short Topgal on Quarter-Deck, a small Tafrail painted yellow, Quarters and Stern painted blue, had a large Trophies painted on her Stern and gilt, full of Water, and no living Person on board.

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On the 5th February in that year, this was the way they advertised for recruits for the Government service, offering among other inducements, "a Crown to drink the King's health."

ALL able-bodied fit Men that have an Inclination to serve His Majesty King GEORGE the Second, in the first Independent Company of Rangers, now in the Province of Nova-Scotia, commanded by Joseph Gorham, Esq; shall, on inlisting, receive good Pay and Cloathing, a large Bounty, with a Crown to drink the King's Health. And by repairing to the Sign of the Bear in King-Street, Boston, and to Mr. Cornelius



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