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Glass case (West wall)

Souvenir box from Mount Holyoke and Prospect House; contents: hair necklace and eleven tintypes

Souvenir box with image of Mount Holyoke and Prospect House
Contents of box: hair necklace which belonged to Eva M. Bass (daughter of Wm. H. Bass) and tintypes (12) of former residents of Warwick circa 1870
Two photos identified: Emma Bass Mayo and Jennie Bass Conant

Year (or year range): 
1870s
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
Donated by: 
Jean Farwell, grandaughter of Eva M. Bass Hubbard
Donation date: 
1983

Marriage certificate - 1875

marriage certificate of Charles Williams of Warwick and Addie Putnam of Winchester, January 14, 1875

Year (or year range): 
1875
Approximate era: 
don't know

An Act assessing taxes - 1779

An act apportioning and assessing a tax of two million seven hundred and seventy thousand six hundred and ninety-five pounds, two shillings and two pence, upon the several towns and other places in this state herein after named, for defraying the public charges...... 1779

Year (or year range): 
1779
Approximate era: 
don't know

Marriage Certificate - 1915

Marriage Certificate of Clifford Bacon of Orange, Ma and Bernice Williams of Warwick, MA. Married on June 23, 1915 by Rev. Geo. Tudor Jones of Warwick, MA. Witnesses: Mrs. Addie Williams and Mrs. Rose Bacon

Year (or year range): 
1915
Approximate era: 
1901-1925

Abraham Lincoln assassination - front page of New York Herald

Front page of The New York Herald, Saturday, April 15, 1865
Death of the President

Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Facsimile of enlistment sheet - Feb 1776

Dated the 17th day of Feb. 1776, 15 signatures of men enlisting into the service of the U.S. colonies, until the first day of January next, if the service should require it
two copies

Approximate era: 
1926-1950

Photo - distinguished gentlemen - late 1800s

Photo of group of men: Charles A. Williams, Appleton Gale, Deacon Chase, Samuel Quinn of Keene, Dr. Frank Cook of Waterbury, Dr. Hill of Keene, Dr. Barber, Dr. Everett Cook of Toledo

Year (or year range): 
1800s
Approximate era: 
1851-1900

Poem - The Big House

Poem "The Big House" by Martha B. Manning - Feb. 10, 1886
On back of poem description by Charles A. Morse: The Big House was the tavern (the Bee Hive) built by David Mayo in 1794 and he owned it until 1800...it is known that the interior was altered into apartments and rented to transient occupants....it was destroyed by fire in 1890.

Approximate era: 
don't know

photo - Old Bee Hive, Warwick, MA

Post card of Old Bee Hive, Warwick, MA
Message on back of post card: "Geo Otis Wilber and young Henry lived here at one time. House situated almost opposite Bennett house north of intersection on west side of road before coming to the row of maples. It was here that Henry and his high chair fell thru the trap down cellar."

Approximate era: 
don't know

Sermon by Rev. Preserved Smith

A sermon delivered in Warwick, Mass., Oct 12, 1864, by Rev. Preserved Smith, it being the fiftieth anniversary of his ordination as pastor of the First Congregational Church and Society in that town
Two copies

Year (or year range): 
1864
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
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