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The Olden Time Series, Vol. 6: Literary Curiosities Gleanings Chiefly from Old Newspapers of Boston and Salem, Massachusetts   By: (1822-1898)

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=Ye Olden Time Series.=

During the Spring of 1886 TICKNOR AND COMPANY began the publication of "YE OLDEN TIME SERIES, OR GLEANINGS FROM THE OLD NEWSPAPERS, CHIEFLY OF BOSTON AND SALEM," with brief Comments by HENRY M. BROOKS, of Salem, Massachusetts. Six volumes are now ready: each in 1 vol. 16mo. Cloth. Price, 50 cents per vol.

Of this Series there are now ready:

=Vol. I. CURIOSITIES OF THE OLD LOTTERY.= =Vol. II. DAYS OF THE SPINNING WHEEL IN NEW ENGLAND.= =Vol. III. NEW ENGLAND SUNDAY.= =Vol. IV. QUAINT AND CURIOUS ADVERTISEMENTS.= =Vol. V. SOME STRANGE AND CURIOUS PUNISHMENTS.= =Vol. VI. LITERARY CURIOSITIES.=

The Series will be continued, and the following are some of the titles of forthcoming volumes:

="New England Music in the Latter Part of the 18th and in the Beginning of the 19th Century."=

="Travel in Old Times, with Some Account of Stages, Taverns, etc."=

="Curiosities of Politics, among the Old Federalists and Republicans."=

"What Mr. Brooks has thus gleaned has a noteworthy interest, not only as offering a fund of amusement to young and old, but as having a certain value to the student of New England history, and an instructiveness for the general reader." Boston Advertiser.

"A treat of good things out of the past. While not professing to be history, they will contain much material for history." Literary World.

Sold by all Booksellers. Sent, post paid, on receipt of price by the Publishers,

TICKNOR AND COMPANY, BOSTON.

THE OLDEN TIME SERIES

LITERARY CURIOSITIES

Newspapers will ultimately engross all literature. LAMARTINE.

The careful reader of a few good newspapers can learn more in a year than most scholars do in their great libraries. F.B. SANBORN.

No good book, or good thing of any sort, shows its best face at first. CARLYLE.

THE OLDEN TIME SERIES.

GLEANINGS CHIEFLY FROM OLD NEWSPAPERS OF BOSTON AND SALEM, MASSACHUSETTS

SELECTED AND ARRANGED, WITH BRIEF COMMENTS

BY

HENRY M. BROOKS

Literary Curiosities

"Old and new make the warp and woof of every moment. There is no thread that is not a twist of these two strands. By necessity, by proclivity, and by delight, we all quote." EMERSON

[Illustration: T AND CO]

BOSTON

TICKNOR AND COMPANY

1886

Copyright, 1886,

BY TICKNOR AND COMPANY.

All rights reserved.

=University Press:=

JOHN WILSON AND SON, CAMBRIDGE.

INDEX OF NAMES.

PAGE ADAMS, JOHN 82, 107 Adams, Rev. Mr. 8 Adams, Sally 8 Aiken, Rev. Mr. 125 Aldrich, Mrs. 105 André, Major 111 Arnold, Benedict 32, 33 Averell, Joseph 7

BARNARD, EDWARD 19 Barnard, Rev. Thomas 19 Barnard, Thomas, D.D. 19 Bayley, Matthew 105 Belcher, Governor 6 Belcher, Miss 5 Binney, Spencer 8 Birbeck, Morris 42 Blunt, John 39 Blunt, Mary Ann 39 Bons, Francis 103 Bowen, Henry 9 Bowes, John 102 Bradstreet, Anne 69 Breed, James 7 Brent, Eleanor 65 Brent, Robt... Continue reading book >>




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