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Poem - Reflections on the Tornado - 1821

Reflections on the Tornado, which passed from Northfield through Warwick and Orange, on the ninth of September, 1821
Written by John Shepardson

Year (or year range): 
1821
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Handbill - Lincoln Log Cabin

a one page handbill telling about the original Lincoln Log Cabin on exhibit at the parade ground, Boston Common
Admission fee 25 cents; children, 10 cents

Year (or year range): 
1865
Approximate era: 
don't know

July 4, 1815 Oration

An Oration delivered at Warwick, MA July 4, 1815 before the Washington Benevolent Societies, and a large number of citizens by Thos. Power, Esq.
July 4, 1815
Published by the request of the Society

Year (or year range): 
1815
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Revolutionary War era document

Extract of a Representation made by General Washington to a Committee of Congress, January 29, 1778
A Collection of Papers relative to Half-Pay and Communication Thereof, Granted by Congress to the Officers of the Army, Together with a Circular Letter from His Excellency General Washington, to the several Legislatures of the United States
Printed by order of the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts 1783

Year (or year range): 
1783
Approximate era: 
before 1800

Name plaques for C. M. Olson and J. H. Pickens

Two name plaques
Brass plaque for C. M. Olson
Plastic plaque for J. H. Pickens

Approximate era: 
don't know

Handbill of Thief Detecting Society - 1849

Handbill for the annual meeting of the Thief Detecting Society
Held first Wednesday in March, at 6 o'clock, P.M. at the Warwick Hotel
Officers: Charles Pomeroy, President; Seth Holton and J. Stockwell, Vice-Presidents; E. F. Mayo, Secretary; S. J. Lyman, Treasurer
Directors: Hervey Barber, Geo. W, Moore, Wm. Kilburn
Handbill printed by C.A. Mirick, Greenfield, MA

Year (or year range): 
1849
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Album - Autograph Book

A thin book of poetry or thoughts dedicated to Harriet. Each page written by a different friend from various towns in Mass. 1833-1836
A sample: "The future years when turning to survey,
The joys of many a well spent day;
Pause as you turn this leaf and briefly lend,
A transient recollection to your friend." Eliza, Leverett, Sept. 6, 1833

Year (or year range): 
1833-1836
Approximate era: 
1801-1850

Address to the States by the US Congress 1783

Address and Recommendations to The States by The United States in Congress assembled. Originally printed in Philadelphia, 1783. Reprinted in Boston by Order of the Hon. House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 1783

Year (or year range): 
1783
Approximate era: 
before 1800

Parchment folder containing two deeds

Parchment folder containing deed from James Ball to Nathan Hastings for 5 acres near Richmond Road in 1779 and deed from Solomon Newton to Nathan Hastings of land in Shrewsbury in 1766

Year (or year range): 
1766-1779
Approximate era: 
before 1800
Donated by: 
Katherine Bass
Donation date: 
1975

Old Farmers Almanac 1878

1978 Old Farmers Almanac by Robert B. Thomas and printed by Brown & Lord in Athol, MA

Year (or year range): 
1878
Approximate era: 
1851-1900
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