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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 time of DUTCH SERVANT GIRL, who has near three years to serve, to be sold for want of employ. Inquire of the printer.
Philadelphia, August 13, 1776
FOUR DOLLARS Reward
Deserted from Captain Samuel Shaw's company of marines, belonging to one of the continental frigates, ANGUS CAMERON, born in Ireland, about 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high, dark complexion, short black hair curled behind, a little pock marked, and about 30 years of age. It is said he enlisted in Captain Craig's company of Lancaster militia. Whoever apprehends said deserter and secures him in this city shall have the above reward and reasonable charges.
Franklin Read, 1st Lieut.