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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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William Scott,

Removed from Ann-Street to the Sign of the Spinning Wheel In Marlborough-Street, has imported, by the Lucretia, Capt. Callahan, Irish Linens, Table-Cloths, Sheetings ad Dowlasses, of all prices, besides a large Assortment of ENGLISH and INDIA GOODS, Which will be sold on such Terms as cannot fail to please the Purchasers. Also China and Glass WARES, Doctor Hemmet's celebrated ESSENCE of PEARL and PEARL DENTIFRICE.

Cash given for POT and PEARL ASHES.
A Stable and Coach-House, to be let. Inquire as above.

Boston, August 22, 1787

A woman with a good breast of milk, who can be well recommended, would go into a family, or take a child to suckle. Inquire of the printer.

Boston, May 23, 1787


For Sale,
A quantity of Hair Powder, very white and in convenient boxes, very suitable for the West India market and entitled to a drawback on exportation. Apply to J.W. Quincy, No. 54, State Street

Boston, January 24, 1798


SPANISH IRON,
For Sale at No. 12, Long-Wharf, About 15 tons Spanish IRON, suitable to make fisherman's Anchors etc. 11 pipes Brandy; Beef, Pork, and Tongues of the best quality.

Boston, January 31, 1798