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Book cover of Frost: A Time to Talk; Conversations & Indiscretions Recorded by Robert Francis, which was published in 1972 by the University of Massachusetts Press.

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A Warrant written on behalf of the Selectmen of Amherst (John Billings, Moses Dickinson, and Joseph Williams) directing Constables Martin Kellogg and Moses Dickinson Junior to inform all eligible voters in the Town of Amherst of a Town Meeting to be…

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A warrant from the Selectmen directing Mr. David Blodget, Constable, to inform all qualified voters in the town of Amherst of an upcoming Town Meeting and the Articles to be discussed therein, including 'raising men for the Continental Service'.

1868 Amherst Town By-Laws.pdf
A copy of the first by-laws created by the Town of Amherst, accepted and adopted at Town Meeting on 25 April 1868.

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The ballot from the 7 March 1938 Amherst Town Election. It lists various town positions as well as the question about Amherst moving from open to limited town meetings by the change to representative town government.

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A boy and a girl stand by a door to a house, both looking down. Two windows are visible, both with closed shutters, a basement entrance on the left and a woodshed in the background.

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A couple broken pieces of wood with metal bolts sticking out (possibly from a boat) lie in the sand on a beach with a sand bluff rising on the right and the Atlantic Ocean on the left.

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A fence made of wooden poles and wire extends from near the camera on the right with shrubs growing near it and trees growing behind it.

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A man standing on rocks at the edge of a body of water with his back to the camera holding a birch-bark horn to his lips. Trees grow on the shore on the left and in the background.

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Two boys, identified as Arthur and Roger Johnson, look up a tree, one of them holding a toy gun aiming down the sight.

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Fisherman's shack surrounded by lobster pots, wooden barrels, a wheelbarrow, and with houses on the hillside across the harbor. A sign on the shack says: Pratts Cottage Tea Room Gift Shop." Harbor is visible behind with buildings on the far shore.

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A house and barn surrounded by flood waters. Some bare trees surround the buildings. The ferry landing road went down the right side of the house to the landing. The house had a central hall on the first floor with a fireplace in the rooms on either…

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Two man row in a boat on the flooded land next to the schoolhouse and its outhouse. Trees sprinkled throughout and Mt. Tom visible in the background.

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A boy walking away from the camera by a stream in a field. A plank of wood is set across to serve as a bridge in the foreground and two barns stand further away. One smaller wooden building is falling apart.

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Hudson Maxim stands talking to a young brick-maker who is standing near a brick-making machine.
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