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1894 New England Magazine

The towns of Rehoboth and Attleboro will celebrate their anniversaries in the month of October. The first will celebrate its two hundred and fiftieth anniversary on the third of October; and the latter, which was set off from the former, its two hundredth, on the eighteenth and nineteenth. Strictly speaking, Attleboro was not a part …

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1886 New England Magazine

The New England magazine and Bay State monthly. Volume 4, Issue 1, January 1886  ATTLEBORO, MASS. BY C. N. BARROWS. When the Puritans removed from Charlestown to Trimountain in search of wholesome water springs they found the ground pre-occupied by Motleys Hermit of Shawmut; and when the godly people who discarded the musical Wannamoisett and …

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A.W. Sturdy Letter

Letterhead of: A. W. Sturdy, Attleboro Mass. May 21 – 1896 Wm. H Ames Esq, Boston Mass. My Dear Sir, Enclosed find final dividend check on the closing out of the mortgaged “Sun Newspaper Plant – One hundred thirteen + 56/100 Dollars. This is all that has been realized from the sale of the plant. …

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1885 Political Letter

Attleborough, Jan 23rd “85”Friend FrankI presume you will hold me to my election bet, and you must excuse my not having fulfilled it before, as I have been waiting for the disappointment and strangeness to wear off as of course it was a great shock to my delicate nerves for so… …many predicted the death …

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