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More early Massachusetts broadsides

Massachusetts Historical Society.

More early Massachusetts broadsides

the first century, 1639-1739

by Massachusetts Historical Society.

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Published by Massachusetts Historical Society in Boston .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Massachusetts,
  • Massachusetts.
    • Subjects:
    • Broadsides -- Massachusetts.,
    • Massachusetts -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775 -- Sources.

    • Edition Notes

      Reproductions of broadsides printed in Massachusetts before 1740.

      Statementwith a foreword by John D. Cushing.
      SeriesA Massachusetts Historical Society picture book
      ContributionsCushing, John D., 1922-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF67 .M389 1981
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[46] p. :
      Number of Pages46
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3845011M
      LC Control Number81161447

      Book/Printed Material An address to the inhabitants of Boston, (particularly to the thoughtless youth) occasioned by the execution of Levi Ames. Who so early in life, as not 22 years of age, must quit the stage of action in this awful manner. He was tried for burglar. The Boston Broadside is the only, non-liberal, mass-distributed newspaper in New England. WE PRINT MONTHLY “There are plenty of extremist socialist publications and media outlets in Massachusetts for your radical materials, this is not one of them. We call The Boston Broadside a common-sense newspaper which seeks to let the other side be heard: the voices of those .

      American Books, Manuscripts & Broadsides PRESIDENT ADAMS’S TAX BILL MADE PUBLIC 1. Adams, John [President], the Adams Family and Residence of Quincy. Assessors of the Town of Quincy. Tax list for the Town of Quincy, Massachusetts for the year Compiled by Noah Curtis and Josiah Bass, Quincy Town Assessors: Decem $ More About Broadsides and the Broadsides Collection. A broadside, also called a "broadsheet," is "a sheet of paper printed on one side only, forming one large page." (Oxford English Dictionary). Uses of the word date from the 16th century. In size most broadsides ranged from approximately 13" x 16" ("foolscap" size) to over 5 feet in length.

        Massachusetts' seven-day average in new daily cases rose by 90% in early August, to , from its lows in early July, according to data from the Covid Tracking Project, a data source run by. Broadside definition is - a sizable sheet of paper printed on one side. How to use broadside in a sentence. Did You Know?


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