The Essex Antiquarian: An Illustrated ... Magazine Devoted to the Biography, Genealogy, History and Antiquities of Essex County, Massachusetts, Volumes 5-7

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Essex Antiquarian, 1901 - Local history
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Page 7 - And under low brows, black with night, Rayed out at times a dangerous light; The sharp heat-lightnings of her face Presaging ill to him whom Fate Condemned to share her love or hate. A woman tropical, intense In thought and act, in soul and sense, She blended in a like degree The vixen and the devotee...
Page 169 - ... feet above the top of the house. 3. He is to set the jambs of the two chamber chimneys and of the easternmost room below with Dutch tiles, the said owner finding the tiles ; also to lay all the hearths belonging to the said house and to point the cellar and underpinning of sd. house and so much of the 3 hearths as are to be laid with Dutch tiles, the said owner is to find them. 4. As for lathing and plaistering, he is to lath and siele the 4 rooms of the house betwixt the joists overhead and...
Page 20 - As you are now so once was I; As I am now, so you must be Prepare for death and follow me.
Page 100 - Ime the first Lord in the younited States of A mercary Now of Newburyport. it is the voice of the peopel and I cant Help it." This extract is from his famous little book called " A Pickle for the Knowing Ones.
Page 33 - Dix ; also list of men raised for the 6 months service and returned by Brig. Gen. Paterson as having passed muster in a return dated Camp Totoway, Oct. 25, 1780...
Page 169 - Andrews of , of the other part concerning a parcell of worke as followeth, viz. : Imprimis, the said parcell of worke is to be bestowed in filling, plaistering and finishing a certaine dwelling house bought by the said owner of Capt. Nath'll Davenport of Boston, and is situate in Salem aforesaid, towards the west end of the towne betweene t.he houses of Rich. Sibley to the west and Deliverance Parkman on the east ; and is to be performed according to these following directions, viz.
Page 169 - ... places, viz., two below and two in the chambers and one in the garret ; also to build one chimney in the kitchen, with ovens and a furnace, not exceeding five feet above the top of the house. 3. He is to set the jambs of the two chamber chimneys and of the easternmost room below with Dutch tiles, the said owner finding the tiles ; also to lay all the hearths belonging to the said house and to point the cellar and underpinning of sd. house and so much of the 3 hearths as are to be laid with Dutch...
Page 175 - Also descriptive list of men raised to reinforce Continental Army, for the term of 6 mos., agreeable to resolve of June 5, 1780, returned as received of Justin Ely, Commissioner, by Brig.
Page 57 - And this know, that if the goodman of the house had known what hour the thief would come, he would have watched, and not have suffered his house to be broken through. 40 Be ye therefore ready also: for the Son of man cometh at an hour when ye think not.
Page 169 - Parkman on the east ; and is to be performed according to these following directions, viz. 1. The said Daniel Andrewes is to dig and build a cellar as large as the easterly room of said house will afford (and in the said room according to the breadthe and lengthe of it) not exceeding six foot in height ; and to underpin the porch and the remaining part of the house not exceeding three foot in height ; also to underpin the kitchen on the north side of the house, not exceeding one foot; the said kitchen...

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