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Title page "The Illustrated American Biography; Containing Correct Portraits of The Principal Actors in American History"
Volume I, like the other five volumes, contains 100 portraits and brief biographical sketches of individuals who played an active part in American history.
front Engraving "The Bloody Massacre perpetrated on King Street, Boston on March 5th, 1770"
This print by Paul Revere (1735-1818) of what became known as "the Boston Massacre" was a masterful piece of propaganda against the British government.
front Drug Jar
Drug jars like this one were usually oviform in shape and were owned most frequently by physicians.
Page 1 Letter from John Pynchon
Dec 3, 1694
The December 1694 letter from John Pynchon (1626-1703) to the secretary of the Massachusetts Bay Council in Boston, describes the situation of the garrison at Deerfield, and warns of the danger of an attack.
document "Proclamation For Proroguing the General Court"
Dec 13, 1758
At the height of the French and Indian War, an administrative delay in drawing up lists of soldiers to be mustered forced the governor of Massachusetts to delay the meeting of the Massachusetts General Court (legislature).
front Fort Massachusetts, North Adams, Mass.

The reconstructed Fort Massachusetts in North Adams, Massachusetts as it existed from 1933 until about 1940. The original fort had been built to protect western Massachusetts during the period from the 1744 to 1759.
front Fort Massachusetts, North Adams, Mass.
post 1929
This is Fort Massachusetts, as it appears after being reconstructed in 1930. The fort originally protected Western Massachusetts from 1744 to 1759.
document "Bloody Butchery, By The British Troops; Or The Runaway Fight Of The Regulars"
Apr 21, 1775
A propaganda poster proclaims defiance and mourns the dead from the battles of Lexington and Concord (April 17 and 18, 1775), the first of the American Revolution.
front Flintlock long fowler
Many militia during the American Revolution (1775-1783) carried a fowler, a light sporting gun used for hunting small game such as birds and rabbits.
front Red slate gorget
c. 1750
Over forty years after the French and Native American raid on the town of Deerifled, Massachusetts, Eunice Williams, formerly of Deerfield, and her Kanien'kehaka (Mohawk) husband Arosen visited her brother, the Reverend Stephen Williams and gave him this red slate gorget.


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