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Work Begins To Excavate 3,000 Plague Skeletons

Archaeologists have begun excavating some 3,000 skeletons from a 17th century burial ground used during the Great Plague. The grave at the site of the new Liverpool Street station, which will serve the London Crossrail line, was used as a burial ground from 1569 until 1738 and it is hoped tests on excavated victims will enable a better understanding of the disease. "The Bedlam burial ground ...

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The remaining Effects of the late Lieut. Col. Bird, Lieutenants Falconer and PennyFeather, and Ensign Frederick, will be disposed of by PUBLIC VENDUE at INGLIS’s STORE on Monday next, the 19th instant at eleven o’clock. Sales to continue till two. To continue every day, at the same hour, till the whole are sold.

Philadelphia, January 14, 1778


One of the Members of the Hon.
Continental Congress,
for the Province of Massachusetts-Bay

Philadelphia, November 22, 1775

The copartnership of GIBSON and ASSHETON being Expired: it is requested of all who are indebted to that Copartnership, speedily to pay their respective balances to the subscriber; and those who have any demands, are desired to bring in their accounts to be adjusted and paid.

John Gibson
Philadelphia, December 27, 1770