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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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Lately imported, and to be sold,

By Benjamin Sumner, 3d

At STORE No. 4, Long Wharf,
By Wholesale and Retail,

Cream-coloured, Blue and white Enameled Wares

Well assorted in Crates for town and country, which he will sell at the lowest rates for cash. Also, Blue and white China, English Mustard, Loaf Sugar, Pimento, Bohea Tea, &c.

Boston, May 16, 1787


TO BE LET
A HOUSE in Second-Street, near Arch-Street, the lower part of which is a large convenient STORE. Inquire of Daniel Benezet.

Philadelphia, January 5, 1785


TO BE SOLD
Lots No. 94 and 216, containing 244 acres of very valuable land, with all the improvements thereon, situated in PITTSTOWN (county of Albany) twenty miles from the city of Albany, eight or ten miles from Hudson's river and about ten miles from the new cty. The land is now in the tenure of Theopilus Hardy and others. The purchaser, on paying the cash, will have immediate possession and clear and unencumbered title for the same -- apply to STEPHEN McCrea, at the Ship-Yards-- who has also to dispose of a number of houses, either in fee simple or on a ground rent, situated on and near the East-River, in the outward of the city.

New York, May 26, 1785