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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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LOST, on the road between Slade's and Howland's ferries, a black leather Pocket-Book, containing upwards of two thousand dollars; one sheet and an half of the money not cut apart. Whoever has found the same, and will return it to the owner, shall receive three hundred dollars reward.

Freetown, Nov. 15, 1779

The Brig MARY,
Seth Davis, Master

Will sail with all convenient Speed, most of her cargo already being engaged. For Freight or Passage apply to Edward Thurber.

Providence, July 23, 1790

To be Sold,
For Continental Money only,

A large double House, and Garden Lot, 160 feet in length, and 46 feet in breadth, at the upper end of Broad Street, in Newport, with a good well of water, and is very convenient for two families. The house is extremely well finished, and in good order, covering the whole front of the lot next the street. For further particulars enquire of JOHN KILBURN, on the premises, or JOHN MANLEY, in Providence.

Providence, Dec 3, 1779

College of Philadelphia

Dr. Morgan's Course of Lectures on the Theory and Practice of PHYSICK, to be preceded by a short course of CHYMISTRY, will commence on Monday, the Second day of November next, at Three O'clock in the Afternoon and be continued till the Month of May on the usual Terms.

Gentleman who purpose to attend this Course are desired to apply for tickets the week before the Lectures begin.

Philadelphia, October 1, 1767