History of the Town of Shirley, Massachusetts: From Its Early Settlement to A.D. 1882 (Google eBook)

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NEW LOCAL HISTORY MATERIALS
History of the Town of Shirley, Massachusetts, from its Early Settlement to ad. 1882/ by Seth Chandler. Shirley, MA: the author, 1883 ...
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