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A History of the Town of Freetown, Massachusetts, with an Account of the  Old Home Festival, July 30th, 1902

A History of the Town of Freetown, Massachusetts, with an Account of the Old Home Festival, July 30th, 1902

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine cracked.


Fall River, MA: J. H. Franklin and Company. Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine cracked.. 1902. Hardcover. Dark green cloth binding with gilt town logo stamped on front boards and gilt lettering on spine. Index. Decorative endpapers. Many photos and illustrations. A history of one of the oldest towns in Massachusetts, and America, stated by the first page of the text to have occurred through a transaction in 1659 between "Wamsitti and his squaw Tattapanum" and 26 original purchasers. Articles on various eras and aspects of this Bristol County town include Palo Alto Pierce, Gilbert M. Nichols, Rev. Leonard Woolsey Bacon, Mrs. Paul M. Burns, Col. Silas P. Richmond, Benjamin Buffinton, and John M. Deane. Printed on glossy stock. ; Large 8vo 9" - 10" tall; 287 pages .
  • Bookseller: Old Saratoga Books US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 31324
  • Title: A History of the Town of Freetown, Massachusetts, with an Account of the Old Home Festival, July 30th, 1902
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - Very Good with no dust jacket; Boards rubbed, spine cracked.
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: J. H. Franklin and Company
  • Place: Fall River, MA
  • Date published: 1902
  • Keywords: Freetown, Massachusetts, Massachusetts History, Colonial New England, BRISTOL County History
  • Bookseller catalogs: New England;
  • Subjects: TRAVEL / United States / Northeast / New England (CT, MA, ME, NH, RI, VT);


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