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  • Tags: 1759 and Before

AccountBookConnRiverCommerceResized.pdf
Account book kept by unknown person recording transportation of goods such as salt, molasses, and rum, up and down the Connecticut River during the years 1753 through 1756.

Account Book Warner Simeon Clark 1757 600 dpi.jpg
Section from the account book of David Warner, a local blacksmith, showing work he completed for Simeon Clark. Some of the jobs listed: fixing the rim on a dishkettle, fixing grips for a harrow, mending chain, and mill work in a saw mill. The account…

smith_gristmill_agreement_17560128.jpg
Agreement between Peletiah Smith and seven others to build, and to share equally the cost of, a gristmill to be situated on the Fort River in the Second Precinct of Hadley.

TaxRecords_1754.html
Tax record book showing property owned and its value.

Map_NewEngland_1759.jpg
Hadley, Northampton, Hatfield, and Deerfield are portrayed.

English. Title in German. Some place names, terms, etc., also have German work supplied. From the author's Atlas geographicvs major. 1753-59 [i.e. 1784; v. 1, 1759] part of v. 1, part 2,…

hadley3pre_deeds2_17301212.jpg
Deed from Ichabod Smith of Hadley to Nathaniel Smith, his son, conveying parcel of land in the second division of the Third Precinct (now Amherst).

hadley3pre_deeds_17301212.jpg
Deed from Ichabod Smith of Hadley to Nathaniel Smith, his son, conveying parcel in the third division of the Third Precinct (now Amherst).

hadley3pre_deeds_17300616.jpg
Deed from Joseph Eastman of Hadley to Jonathan Smith of Hadley conveying tract of land in the second division of the Third Precinct (now Amherst).

hadley3pre_deeds_17470625.jpg
Deed from Ebenezer Kellogg of Hadley to Nathaniel Smith of Hadley conveying tract of land in the second division of the Third Precinct (now Amherst).

smith_gristmill_subscription_1756.jpg
Subscription list for Peletiah Smith and seven others to share labor to build a gristmill on the Fort River in the Second Precinct of Hadley.

hunting_the_deer.jpg
Lithograph of a North American Indian hunting a deer.

Amh_Jeff_17590305.pdf
Letter from Jeffery Amherst to Lt. Col. John Bradstreet regarding construction of boats, hire and pay of laborers, and finance for military campaign, March 5, 1759. Several months later Amherst successfully captured Fort Ticonderoga on the Hudson…

mary_boltwood_letter.jpg
Letter to Mary Boltwood from her husband on the day before he says he is to set sail with a large contingent of soldiers, from Lake George to Ticonderoga.

Fort Ticonderoga controlled the route between the Hudson River Valley and Canada in the wars…

indian_manner.jpg
Lithograph of two North American Indians carrying game suspended on a pole between them.

Map_NewEngland_1676.jpg
This beautifully engraved and colored map represents an English version of the Jansson-Visscher series of maps of northeastern North America. Since it was published shortly after the expulsion of the Dutch from New York, the map displays geographical…
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