The Diary of William Pynchon of Salem; A Picture of Salem Life, Social and Political, a Century Ago Volume 3

The Diary of William Pynchon of Salem; A Picture of Salem Life, Social and Political, a Century Ago Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1890 edition. Excerpt: ...Judge Sumner calls on me, but declines to lodge here. Mr. Reed, from Cambridge, at Clubb. Writs are issued to a number to take the degree of Barristers; a small, ordinary seal of somebody's head is affixed to the writ, enclosed in a tin box. 10. Tuesday. Exceedingly cold. Judge Sewall calls on me. The Court meet in the Town House, and adjourn to the brick School House. J. Sewall and Sumner spend the evening, sup, and lodge with us; Mr. Bartlett comes also in the evening, and lodges here. 11. Wednesday. J. Sargeant1 calls with the other judges, and the sheriffs go with them to Court. J. Sargeant shows me Porter's letter; truly 't is an original! The Court go to the Assembly past 9 o'clock. 12. Thursday. Cloudy, and snow. Mr. Bartlett and Jno. set out at noon for Boston. J. Sargeant shows me Bro. Porter's extraordinary letter from London. 13. Friday. Mrs. Pickman and Mrs. Orneset out for Boston. I write by B. Ely to Colo. Worth ington as to Doyle's debt, and as to security for it for 5 or 6 months. I give my account v. Hale Ives' estate to Jos. Wood, administrator. 14. Saturday. A fine, fair day, but very cold. Judges Sargeant, Sewall, and Sumner dine with me on fish. The Court adjourned without day. J. Sumner sets out for Roxbury. At night Mr. T. Russell, Lowell, and Higginson come to town, and spend the evening at Mr. Goodale's. 15. Sunday. Clear, and very cold. Mr. Sewall dines at Mr. Goodale's, and goes to meeting at Mr. Barnard's. Mrs. Barton's2 funeral to-day; bearers, Dr. Bickford, Dr. Gray, Dan'l King, Dr. Putnam, Jona. Ropes, myself; she, 83 yrs old. Last night Mrs. Hathorn's shop broken open, and great quantities of goods stolen out. 16. Monday. Cloudy and warmer. J. Sewall set out at 10 A. M. to be at Boston seasonably for the uniform...show more

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  • Paperback | 100 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236593014
  • 9781236593016