Contributed by Gigimo
Description: NewsDate: December 12 1748
Newspaper published in: Boston, MA
We have advice from the Eastward, that on the 27th of last month, the house of Mr. Humphrey SCAMMON of Kittery, was burnt to the ground, with the furniture, &c. as also fifteen hundred pounds in cash, which he had received just before this accident happened.
Last Wednesday the Rev. Mr. William LAWRENCE was ordained Pastor of a new gather'd church in Concord.
Last Thursday died here Mr. Richard HOOD, a noted Ship-Builder in this town.
On Saturday morning early died very suddenly at his lodgings here Mr. Robert GALTON, Merchant, who came hither from Bristol in England a few years since.
And, last Saturday night died after a few days illness, Mr. Nicholas SALISBURY, Shopkeeper.
Yesterday morning Col. GORHAM arrived here in the Warren Scooner from Annapolis Royal.