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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 For Charleston, S.C. The Ship the Eliza, Joseph Tilden, Commander.
Will sail the 1st of November. For freight or passage, apply to the Master on board; lying at Tilden's Wharf.

Boston, October 20, 1790

TWENTY DOZEN BARCELONA SILK HANDKERCHIEFS of various colors. To be sold by John Smith at Charles Wharton's store near the drawbridge.

Philadelphia, October 3, 1775

New-York Rum

Of the first quality, to be sold either by single hhd or larger quantity -- inquire of Stephen McCrea

New York, April 7, 1785

The Schooner Rambler, Thomas Bernard, master - will sail by the 10th May. For freight, Etc., apply at No. 33, Long-Wharf.

Boston, April 30, 1794