Boston Post Boy
Boston Post Boy
Contributed by Gigimo

Description: News

Date: 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.

Submitted: 12/04/08 (Edited 12/04/08)

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