Old-Time New England Volume 11-12

Old-Time New England Volume 11-12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1921 edition. Excerpt: ...the rubber stamps needed in its office work during the past year--a courtesy which is gratefully acknowledged. We were fortunate in receiving this year, as we did last, the valued help of Mrs. Henry E. Johnson of Melrose, who has given many days' service not only in the permanent filing of the Society's manuscript material relating to its various properties, but also in many other ways. From Dr. Myles Standish of Boston was received a bookcase, and from Mrs. Byron B. Johnson of Waltham a cabinet bookcase--two very useful gifts. We can use still more bookcases and shall be glad to hear from members having them to give away. As our members STATE, . j_ ACCOUNTS knOW We Set afld every year one-half of the dues of New England members outside of Massachusetts for expenditure within their own states. Such sums make up our Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Rhode Island and Connecticut Accounts and of these but two were drawn on last year, namely, $13.50 from the Vermont Account for the Constitution house at Windsor, and $268.98 from the Rhode Island Account for the Eleazer Arnold house at Lincoln. It seems certain that these state accounts will show more activity next year. The occasions are Funds frequent when the TO PROVIDE re r o Photographs officers of the SoAnd Measured ciery would be glad Drawings to employ a photographer in order to secure a series of pictures of some special house. Since they hesitate to incur the comparatively slight expense involved it goes without saying that any systematic photography along geographical, architectural or any other lines is quite out of the question. This is one of the Society's greatest losses, for much valuable information could be obtained when houses are destroyed, or repaired and...show more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 8mm | 277g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236846095
  • 9781236846099