The Fifth Half Century of the Arrival of John Winthrop at Salem, Massachusetts : Commemorative Exercises by the Essex Institute, June 22, 1880 (Classic Reprint)
Excerpt from The Fifth Half Century of the Arrival of John Winthrop at Salem, Massachusetts: Commemorative Exercises by the Essex Institute, June 22, 1880 The two hundred and fiftieth anniversary of the arrival of John Winthrop, at Salem, with the charter and records of the Massachusetts Bay Company, occurring on June 22, 1880, it was deemed meet and appropriate that the first field meeting of the season should be held on that day, at the Pavilion on Salem Neck, from which is obtained an' extensive view of the bay, and of the shore along which the ﬂeet sailed ere the anchors were dropped in the waters of New England; and that the exercises of the occasion, instead of a discussion on subjects of general scientific and historical interest, should be devoted to a recital of incidents connected with this important event, or such other topics as the time and place might suggest. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.
- Paperback | 72 pages
- 152 x 229 x 4mm | 109g
- 06 Feb 2018
- Forgotten Books
- Illustrations, black and white