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Boat sinking and survivor report... Church Pews for Sale...
Item # 571851
July 25, 1810
COLUMBIAN CENTINEL, Boston Massachusetts, July 25, 1810 The second page of this issue contains a lengthy report "Unfortunate Ship Margaret" which had been upset on the voyage from Naples. Part of the crew had been saved in the long-boat. When the crew left the wreck, 31 persons were left on it and this article gives the report of what they endured. The frontpage has an article entitled "Kidnapped and Fugitive Kings". Included in the advertisements are one to "Stop a Runaway" which was an indented apprentice and another was the notice of "Pews in the First Church -- For Sale". Other articles of the day and advertisements are included.
This is complete in four pages measuring approximately 19.75 x 14 inches with a slight irregular left spine and a bit of rubbing, otherwise in very good condition.
Category: Pre-Civil War