Two Centuries of New Milford, Connecticut; An Account of the Bi-Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the Town Held June 15, 16, 17, and 18, 1907, with a Number of Historical Articles and Reminiscences

Two Centuries of New Milford, Connecticut; An Account of the Bi-Centennial Celebration of the Founding of the Town Held June 15, 16, 17, and 18, 1907, with a Number of Historical Articles and Reminiscences

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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. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...Boardman Taylor, daughter of Rev. Daniel Boardman, and wife of Rev. Nathaniel Taylor. Silver spoons, used by Noadiah and Clarissa Mygatt. Silver spoon, marked T. M. (T. Mygatt). Pewter dish, French pewter, dated I777. Old pewter lamp. D. K. Crofut: 269. Quilt, warming pan, and ancient hoe. 270. Flint lock musket. May G. Brown: 271. Tapa cloth, made from bark by natives-of the Sandwich Islands. Mrs. H. S. Mygatt: 272. Cane. Bel-onged to Philo Canfield, son of Col. Samuel Canfield. Roger Sherman Chapter, D. A. R.: 273. Warming pan. 274. Foot stove, used in the Congregational Church, New Milford, 1812. Mrs. G. W. Wright: 275. Picture of New Milford. A. E. Taylor: 276. Piano, age unknown. Lehman T. Peet: 277. Indian work basket, made by Rachel Mauwehu, a squaw of the Schaghticoke tribe, about 1847. 278. Thread stand, about 125 years old. 1 Congregational Church: 279. Chair, belonging to Rev. Nathaniel Taylor, second pastor of the Congregational Church, from 1748 to O1800. Mrs. B. F. Humeston: 280. Fireplace cooker. Used in 1775. 281. Cuff buttons, made in 1797 from ore found in Rox-bury. Mrs. S. E. Bristol: 282. Pitcher, Staffordshire, 175 years-old. Mrs. S. E. Bristol: 283. Silhouette, 90 years old. William Bristol, father of Isaac B. Bristol.-284. Miniature, 80 years old, Heman Crane. 285. Cake basket, 100 years old. Mrs. H. R. Treadwell: 286. Maxsachusetts Gazette and Boston News Letter of 1775. 287. Patch box, as used by fashionable ladies of the 17th and 18th centuries, to contain black patches, cut in various shapes and sizes, to stick on the face, supposedly to heighten the brilliancy of the complexion by contrast. Bessie Kennedy: 288. Shears, hand wrought, date unknown. Annie Kennedy: 289. Ink well, hollowed out of a solid piece...show more

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  • Paperback | 98 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 191g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236623525
  • 9781236623522