Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland Connecting Links Between Cities and Towns of New England and Those of the Same Name in England, Ireland and Scotland; Containing Narratives, Descriptions, and Many Volume 1-2

Towns of New England and Old England, Ireland and Scotland Connecting Links Between Cities and Towns of New England and Those of the Same Name in England, Ireland and Scotland; Containing Narratives, Descriptions, and Many Volume 1-2

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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. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...the evening sun as he leaves the world, Looks kindly on that spot last. The Pilgrim spirit has not fled: It walks in noon's broad light; And it watches the bed of the glorious dead, With the holy stars, by night. It watches the bed of the brave who have bled, And shall guard this ice-bound shore Till the waves of the bay, where the Mayflower lay, Shall foam and freeze no more." The fourth verse of this ode was printed on page 2Q of Part I.) This poem was also on the program of the Tercentennial Celebration held at Plymouth, Massachusetts, on December 21, 1920. On this occasion Governor Calvin Coolidge of Massachusetts sat in the chair brought over by Governor Bradford, which is now owned by William R. Hedge, Henry R. Hedge and their sister, direct descendants of this early Governor. ALLAN FORBES, President, State Street Trust Company. Boston, 1921. On account of the very great interest that has been expressed in this work, both in this country and abroad, arrangements have been made for the publication in book form of this and the earlier companion Part. The work will be issued in the early autumn, in two volumes substantially and handsomely bound, and will be published by G. P. PUTNAM'S SONS 2 West 45TH Street, 24 Bedford Street, Strand, NEW YORK CITY. LONDON. The State Street Trust Company respectfully refers to Messrs. Putnam all future inquiries. From an engraving in the St. Botolph Club, Boston, Massachusetts Kindness of the Governors of the St. Botolph Club ST. BOTOLPH'S CHURCH, BOSTON, ENGLAND There is also an etching of this church in the St. Botolph Club, presented in 1903 by William Harwood of Boston, England. TOWNS of NEW ENGLAND and Old England, Ireland and Scotland BOSTON, MASSACHUSETTS "St. Botolph's Town! Hither across...show more

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  • Paperback | 136 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 254g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236635477
  • 9781236635471