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American Revolution History by ColonialAmerica.com
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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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Claret, of a Superior Quality, in Cases; also PORT WINE in pipes and quartercases, just received and for sale by PALYART & Co.

Philadelphia, October 5, 1791


Just imported in the ship Wilmington, Captain Jeffries, from Belfast, A few Boxes if very Fine IRISH LINENS Which will be Sold very low for Cash or Credit, by David McCormick & Co. No. 26, Second Street South

Philadelphia, October 5, 1791


A NEW edition of COMMON SENSE is just published, and is now selling by Robert Bell in Third-Street, Philadelphia.

Philadelphia, January, 20, 1776


Was LOST this afternoon, between Hamilton’s wharf and the corner of Church-alley, in Third-Street, a RED MOROCCO POCKET BOOK, containing one Eight Dollar and a Three Dollar Continental bills. Whoever has found it, and will be obliging enough to take it to the printer of this paper, shall receive FIFTEEN SHILLINGS reward.

Philadelphia, January, 20, 1776