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MAP: Boston, Massachusetts: 1860

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: B30

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


Entitled “New Map of Boston, Comprising the Whole City, with the New Boundaries of the Wards”, this carefully detailed map of what was the fifth largest city in the United States was originally engraved for inclusion in the 1860 Boston Almanac. In addition to the city’s streets and its 12 wards, the “horse railroad” lines, ferries and wharves are also identified. A reference table identifies 30 locations of note, including the hospital, public buildings and major hotels. An inset showing all of “East Boston” completes the map. An excellent reference f... View more info

MAP: Eastern Massachusetts: 1902

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S52

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 11x17,” and printed on high quality cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


This detailed regional map issued by the Matthews-Northrup Company, with its distinctive "piano key" border, first appeared in the Century Atlas. Identifies counties, towns, county seats, villages, and transportation systems for the area east of Worcester at the beginning of the 20thcentury. Includes and inset map for Martha’s Vineyard (Dukes County) and the Elizabeth Islands.Black and white map, printed on 11x17,” and printed on high quality cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island : 1864

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: T03

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


Nicely detailed depiction of this populous area at mid-century. Our reproduction of this 1864 Johnson map shows both county and township boundaries.Black and white map, printed on 18x24” cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island Circa 1825

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: S12

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 11x17,” and printed on high quality cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


The county lines, towns and roads are shown for these three New England states. Additionally, similar detail can be found for Long Island in New York state. An inset plan of Boston shows Charlestown and Lechmere Point.Black and white map, printed on 11x17,” and printed on high quality cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

Quakers And Baptists In Colonial Massachusetts

By: N/A

Price: $27.99

Publisher: Cambridge University Press:

Seller ID: 525046

Condition: Cambridge University Press


This book presents the history of two religious sects successfully established in seventeenth-century Massachusetts, where it was illegal to participate in any faith other than the legally established congregationalism of the Puritan founders of the colony. Taking a comparative approach, the author examines the Quaker meeting in Salem and the Baptist church in Boston over more than a century. The work opens with the dramatic events surrounding dissenters' efforts to gain a foothold in the colony, and goes on to locate sectarians within their families and communities, and to examine their belie... View more info

The Maritime History of Massachusetts 1783-1860

By: N/A

Price: $29.95

Publisher: MISC:

Seller ID: 350049

Condition: MISC


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MAP: Boston [Massachusetts] Wards 1853

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: F32

Condition: 8.5x11” acid-free, heavyweight, linen-finish, cream-colored paper. Reproduction map of original, Map, Reproduction map of original


8.5x11” acid-free, heavyweight, linen-finish, cream-colored paper. Reproduction map of original, Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Massachusetts 1853

By: N/A

Price: $2.00

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: F14

Condition: 8.5x11” acid-free, heavyweight, linen-finish, cream-colored paper. Reproduction map of original, Map, Reproduction map of original


8.5x11” acid-free, heavyweight, linen-finish, cream-colored paper. Reproduction map of original, Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

MAP: Salem, Massachusetts - 1700

By: N/A

Price: $9.95

Publisher: Reproduction map of original:

Seller ID: B19

Condition: Black and white map, printed on 23x29" cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original


Black and white map, printed on 23x29" cream-colored paper, folded to approximately 9x12.” Reproduction map of original., Map, Reproduction map of original View more info

Image for Records of the Town of Cambridge (Formerly Newtowne) Massachusetts, 1630-1703: The Records of the Town Meetings, and of the Selectmen, Comprising all of the First Volume of Records, and Being Volume II of the Printed Records of the Town

Records of the Town of Cambridge (Formerly Newtowne) Massachusetts, 1630-1703: The Records of the Town Meetings, and of the Selectmen, Comprising all of the First Volume of Records, and Being Volume II of the Printed Records of the Town

By: Ma

Price: $33.00

Publisher: CC: 1901

Seller ID: 9821-102

ISBN: 0806351233

Condition: 397 pp. pages, 5.5� x 8.5�, (1901), 2002, 397 pp., paper, paper, CC


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Hanging Katherine Garrett: A Novel based on the 1737 Trial of a Pequot Woman

By: Abigail Davis

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2003

Seller ID: D1922

ISBN: 0788419226

Condition: 234 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2003, 5.5x8.5, paper, 234 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


In present-day Minneapolis a graduate student, Karla Palmer, discovers a sermon that was preached at the 1738 hanging of Katherine Garrett, a Pequot Indian woman who was executed for the murder of her bastard child. The baby's body was found in the barn of a Congregationalist minister to whom Katherine was bound as a servant. She pled not guilty at her trial and records show that a huge courtroom scene ensued when the verdict was announced. Karla, smelling a cover-up, follows the obscured paper trail into the past, back to the Pequot War, searching for the identity of the person Katherine accu... View more info

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The Salem [Massachusetts] Directory

By: Adams, Sampson & Company

Price: $30.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1859)

Seller ID: A2101

ISBN: 0788421018

Condition: 376 pages, (1859), 2002, paper, index, 256+120 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


376 pages, (1859), 2002, paper, index, 256+120 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

Image for The History of Ludlow, Massachusetts: With Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens, Reminiscences, Genealogies, Farm Histories, and an Account of the Centennial Celebration, June 1, 1874, 2nd Edition

The History of Ludlow, Massachusetts: With Biographical Sketches of Leading Citizens, Reminiscences, Genealogies, Farm Histories, and an Account of the Centennial Celebration, June 1, 1874, 2nd Edition

By: Alfred Noon

Price: $44.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1912, 1999)

Seller ID: N1215

ISBN: 0788412159

Condition: 590 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1912, 1999), 2010, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 590 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


590 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1912, 1999), 2010, 5.5x8.5, paper, indices, 590 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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The History of Concord, Massachusetts: Colonial Concord

By: Alfred Sereno Hudson

Price: $41.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1904)

Seller ID: H1336

ISBN: 0788413368

Condition: 496 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1904), 1999, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 496 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This work is presented mainly in the form of a traveler's narrative. The author visited important locations in and about the town of Concord, then provided historical commentary and brief biographical sketches of the original grantees and other citizens. Covers from the origin of the town in 1635, up to 1692, at which time the Massachusetts Bay Colony became a province. Inevitably though, mention is also made of Concord's connection to later events such as the American Revolution, and of Concord's association with the lives and works of celebrated authors such as Emerson, Hawthorne, Thoreau an... View more info

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Historic Hadley: A Story of the Making of a Famous Massachusetts Town

By: Alice Morehouse Walker

Price: $16.50

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1906)

Seller ID: W1397

ISBN: 0078841397X

Condition: 158 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1906), 2006, 5.5x8.5, paper, 158 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


This slender volume tells of the origins, growth, and development of this New England town. "Painstaking effort has been made to search the town records, to scrutinize every historical document, and to weigh carefully familiar traditions."A dissenting faction of Puritans from Hartford and Wethersfield, Connecticut, purchased a strip of land situated between Mount Holyoke on the south, and Mount Toby and Mohawk Brook on the north. In 1659, these withdrawers, later named engagers, established their "Newtown" settlement in this Massachusetts wilderness. In 1661, Newtown was christ... View more info

Records of the Proprietors of the Common Lands in the Town of Barnstable, Massachusetts, 1703-1795

By: Andrea Leonard

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 1996

Edition: 1996

Seller ID: L0572

ISBN: 0788405721

Condition: 234 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1996, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 234 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Contains transcriptions of hand-written property and boundary descriptions, as well as records from proprietors' meetings. The detailed descriptions discuss: divisions of property in Barnstable during the 18th century, including lot sizes; property lines and abutters; land set aside for schools, highways and meeting houses; minutes of proprietors' meetings; and settlement of disputes. No other resource (except the original record and the few copies of this book, published in 1935, still in existence) provides details found in this edition. 234 pages, 5.5x8.5, 1996, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 2... View more info

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The Early Records of the Town of Rowley Massachusetts. 1639-1672. Being Volume One of the printed Records of the Town

By: Benjamin P. Mighill and George B. Blodgette

Price: $27.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1894, c1980)

Seller ID: M4897

ISBN: 0788448978

Condition: 272 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1894, c1980), 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 272 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


The book used for recording the general affairs of the town of Rowley from 1639 to 1672 is a much worn, mutilated, and neary illegible, many leaves are missing, so that nothing remains of record before August, 1647. The printed copy begins on page 51. Another book, containing the record of the laying out of lands and division of fences, was begun in 1643. It appears herein on the first fifty pages and thence chronologically in connection with the first named record. There is a third book, styled “Book No. 1” of the town records, into which some matters of the book have imperfectly ... View more info

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Through the Eyes of the Bay Colony: The Story of the Involvement of Massachusetts-Bay in the Battle of Ticonderoga, 1758

By: Brenton C. Kemmer

Price: $14.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: 2008

Seller ID: K4675

ISBN: 0788446754

Condition: 88 pages, 5.5x8.5, 2008, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 88 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Through the Eyes of the Bay Colony: The Story of the Involvement of Massachusetts-Bay in the Battle of Ticonderoga, 1758. Brenton C. Kemmer. 2008, 5½x8½, paper, index, 88 pp. "It held about eight hours. The dead men and wounded lay on the ground, the wounded having some of their legs and arms and other limbs broken, others shot through the body and very mortally wounded. To hear their cries and see their bodies lay in blood and the earth tremble with the fire of the small arms was as mournful as ever I saw," wrote Archelaus Fuller of Colonel Bagley's Massachusetts Regiment. "... View more info

Records of Massachusetts Volunteer Militia Called Out by the Governor of Massachusetts

By: Brig. Gen. Gardner W. Pearson, Adjutant General of Massachusetts

Price: $58.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1813)

Seller ID: P1326

ISBN: 0788413260

Condition: 448 pages, 8.5x11, (1813), 1999, 8?x11, paper, indices, 448 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


448 pages, 8.5x11, (1813), 1999, 8?x11, paper, indices, 448 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info

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The Emancipation of Massachusetts: The Dream and The Reality

By: Brooks Adams

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Heritage Books, Inc: (1919)

Seller ID: A2295

ISBN: 0788422952

Condition: 542 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1919), reprint, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 542 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc


Revised and enlarged edition. This is the history of Massachusetts' emancipation from narrow-minded religious thinking to liberalism. The narrative covers the Antinomians, the Anabaptists, the Quakers, witchcraft, Brattle Church, Harvard College ("the ancient cradle of bigotry and superstition" that was eventually made the "home of American liberal thought"), and the American Revolution. 542 pages, 5.5x8.5, (1919), reprint, 5.5x8.5, paper, index, 542 pp, Softcover, Heritage Books, Inc View more info