Monthly Archives: September 2010

Start of Manuscript: Coming to America the Boston Tea Party

Chapter 1 My Grandmother’s story The Voyage George, the king of England, the 4th of that name, was born Aug 12, 1765 (really 1762) , and so was I.  A very untoward prognostic it must have been, for all the … Continue reading

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Preface to Manuscript Found

Preface Dear reader.  The world is well spplyed(sic) with works of fiction.  I am about to ofer(sic) it a simple truthful(sic) narrative.  I write it for my own amusement.  I give it you for yours.  I have written it in … Continue reading

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Marriage Proposals

From an old carpet which covered the ground floor the girls room, a peice (sic) had been taken to cover the door of the new lodge Dorathea carried it out and assisted Jamison to hang it properly and for the … Continue reading

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Mr. Jemison

The Stranger Mr Jemison replied that he had letters to some other gentlemen, among them the Rector.That he had brought as fair supply of stock or tools to commence business saying that he wished first to find lodging and next … Continue reading

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Mrs. Nutting Passes On

About this period my kind aunt began to show symptoms of failing health.  Always delicate, she had never recovered from that tedious voyage and she fell into a decline which no medical skill within our reach could remedy .  The … Continue reading

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