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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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To Be Sold, By

At the corner of Arch and Water-Streets: Lamp Oyl; Tanner's Oyl; DALTON's Newbury Rum; West India Rum; Pepper; Iron Hollow Ware &c.

Philadelphia, November 8, 1770

Out of Place,

Is willing to hire himself to wait on a single Gentleman or to serve in a Family. Enquire of the Printers.
N.B. He can produce a good Character from his last Master.

Philadelphia, December 27, 1770

American Revolution History by FOR LONDON,

The ship THOMAS, WILLIAM DAVIES, Master, will sail by the TENTH of May. Freight or passengers may agree with the Master on board said ship, lying at the Long Wharf, or with Benjamin Greene and Son, at their store on Greene's Wharf.

Boston, April 25, 1768