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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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This day published and to be sold at the store of James Lockwood, near the College, in New Haven, four different views of the Battle of Lexington, Concord, &c., on the 19th of April 1775.

Plate I: The Battle of Lexington
Plate II: A view of the town of Concord, with the Ministerial troop destroying the stores.
Plate III: The Battle of North Bridge, in Concord.
Plate IV: The South part of Lexington, where the first detachments were joined by Lord Percy.

The above plates are neatly engraved on copper from the original paintings taken on the spot. Price, six shillings per set for the plain ones; or eight shillings coloured.

New Haven, December 13, 1775