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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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American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com Just arrived in the Ship Ann,
Captain Fortin, from Bristol, A NUMBER of healthy Men and Women SERVANTS among whom are Tradesmen, also Sawyers, Footmen, Labourers &c. whose times are to be disposed of by WILLIAM FISHER AND SON. They may be seen at Mrs. Cryders, The Golden Swan, in Third-street.

Philadelphia, May 18, 1775


Pitch, Tar, Rofin and Spirit of Turpentine to be sold by ASSHETON and BATCHELOR

Philadelphia, May 18, 1775


Choice Gloucester Cheese
To be sold by Henry Daugherty at his grocery store at Cuthbert's Wharf, next to Willing and Morris's.

Philadelphia, May 18, 1775


John Sprogell,

Begs Leave to Inform the PUBLIC that he has removed to the corner of Market-Street and Front-Street, where he continues to follow the Business of Clock and Watch Making, and Mending as usual. Those who please to favour him with their Custom, may depend upon its being well done, and with Dispatch.

Philadelphia, November 10, 1768