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Historical Catalogue of the Members of the First Church of Christ in New Haven, Connecticut (Center Church), A.D. 1639-1914, Dexter, Franklin Bowditch
76 Historical Catalogue of the Members of the First Church of Christ in New Haven, Connecticut (Center Church), A.D. 1639-1914
Dexter, Franklin Bowditch

Privately Issued 1914, First Edition. Very Good+; Hardcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 469 pages, bound in blue cloth, gilt lettering on spine. Catlogue of 4,902 members, from 1639-1914, with index. Clean, tight cover, sharp corners. Front hinge a bit stretched. Front endpapers tanned (offset from old newspaper clippings); pages clean, unmarked, mildly age-toned. The church was formed in 1639 with seven 'pillars', most of whom migrated to other areas in the next decades: Theophilus Eaton, John Davenport, Robert Newman, Matthew Gilbert, Thomas Fugill (excommunicated!), John Punderson, and Jeremy Dixon. Notations of interest to genealogist and historians are comments 'dismissed' and the year and in many cases where the member resettled. The first woman mentioned is Mary (Henry) Brown, admitted in 1638, removed, with her husband, to England in 1647. The last members mentioned in the book were admitted in 1914: Milton W. Burt, James Smith Hemingway, Jr., Myron Andrews Munson, and Laura N. Talbot Rathbun. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 27847 
Price: 54.00 USD
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Westbrook History Happenings and Hearsay, Dibble, Louise Chapman; Norton, Lynda Stannard; editors.
77 Westbrook History Happenings and Hearsay
Dibble, Louise Chapman; Norton, Lynda Stannard; editors.

Westbrook Bicentennial Committee 1976, Very Good-; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 190 pages, orange pictorial wraps. Black & white photos .Map of Westbrook printed on inside front cover. Good to Very Good book with moderate rubbing on front cover and spine. Solid binding. Interior clean, unmarked. 28782 
Price: 26.96 USD
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Once Upon a Pung, Dickson, Brenton H.
78 Once Upon a Pung
Dickson, Brenton H.

Weston Historical Society 1975, Reprint. Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 84 pages, maps on endpapers. SIGNED by the author on title page. Reprinted in limited edition of 250 copies. Light wear on spine. Interior clean, unmarked.; 21443 
Price: 13.50 USD
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The Allagash, Dietz, Lew
79 The Allagash
Dietz, Lew
089272515X / 9780892725151
Down East Books 1991, First Printing. Near Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; About Fine book; crisp, clean, tight, unmarked. 30484 
Price: 13.50 USD
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Windham in the Past, Dole, Samuel Thomas; Dole, Frederick Howard, (ed.).
80 Windham in the Past
Dole, Samuel Thomas; Dole, Frederick Howard, (ed.).

Windham Historical Society 1974, Reprint. Very Good; Hardcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Facsimile reprint. 611 pages, bound in green cloth. Solid binding, though top of spine slightly concave, corners sharp. Edges of text block lightly tanned. Interior clean, bright, unmarked. Contents include establishment of the township, early settlers, Indian troubles, military affairs, churches, division of lands, schools, Revolution, War of 1812, industry and trade, Civil War ("rebellion"), early homes, and a large section on genealogy. Packaged with care and shipped in a box. 28102 
Price: 36.00 USD
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Savin Rock;  An Illustrated History, Dorman, Bennett W.
81 Savin Rock; An Illustrated History
Dorman, Bennett W.
0966915909 / 9780966915907
Photo Restoration & Design 1998, Signed by Author Near Fine in Very Good dust jacket; Hardcover; 4to 11" - 13" tall; SIGNED by author. 255 pages, in burgundy faux leather cover. Well-illustrated with black & white photos. History of Savin Rock amusement park . Near Fine book with light rubbing to base of spine. Clean, firmly bound with pristine interior. Jacket shows moderate rubbing on edges, one tiny tear.; Signed by Author 28509 
Price: 40.50 USD
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Durham Connecticut, Durham Historical Society
82 Durham Connecticut
Durham Historical Society
0752413376 / 9780752413372
Arcadia Publishing 1998, Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; 128 pages, pictorial history of Durham Connecticut. Crisp, clean, tight, unmarked.; Images of America (Arcadia Publishing Series 29014 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Villages on the Mousam:   Sanford and Springvale, Maine, Eastman, Harland H.
83 Villages on the Mousam: Sanford and Springvale, Maine
Eastman, Harland H.

Robert M. Wilson, Printer 1995, Limited Edition. Near Fine; Softcover; Oblong Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; SIGNED by the author on title page. Also has a personalized inscription on left margin of title page. One of 2000 paperback copies printed. Preface followed by 100 full page black & white photos with caption and brief description. Modest rubbing on edges of cover, spine. Interior bright, crisp, clean. Samples of photos: Portland & Rochester Railroad Bridge Over the Mousam River, ca. 1875; Sanford Fire of May 1, 1892; One of Fred S. Shrmburne's Teams n Main Street, Sanford, Ca. 1906; Tom Thumbs Wedding, Sanford Town Hall, April 24, 1912; Louis Villaire with the Automobile He Built, Ca. 1906; Tetreau the Tailor's Delivery Truck, Mid-1920s; Broggi Sailboat on Mousum Lake, ca. 1904; Springvale's Haunted House, ca. 1875; and much more. 27828 
Price: 27.00 USD
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Register of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Connecticut 1957-1958, Eldred, Mrs. Roger M. (recording secretary)
84 Register of the Society of Mayflower Descendants in the State of Connecticut 1957-1958
Eldred, Mrs. Roger M. (recording secretary)

Society of Mayflower Descendants 1958, Good; Softcover; 16mo 6" - 7" tall; 79 pages in plastic comb binding. Cover rather soiled and scuffed. Interior clean, showing some markings in the margins. Officers past and current, Connecticut members, Signers of the Mayflower Compact, List of Passengers on the Mayflower. 27017 
Price: 31.37 USD
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The Lieutenant River, Ely, Susan H. ; Plimpton, Elizabeth B.
85 The Lieutenant River
Ely, Susan H. ; Plimpton, Elizabeth B.

Lyme Historical Society 1991, First Edition. Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; 71 pages in wraps. Clean, bright cover; tiny ding at head of spine. Interior clean, unmarked. The influence of the Lieutenant River on the history & development of Old Lyme Connecticut. ; 29405 
Price: 10.80 USD
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Cuttyhunk Island and Striped Bass 1883-1897, Endicott, Francis, and Arthur Cleveland Hall
86 Cuttyhunk Island and Striped Bass 1883-1897
Endicott, Francis, and Arthur Cleveland Hall

Cuttyhunk Historical Center 1980, First Edition. Very Good+; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Limited edition of 2000 copies. 23 pages, pamplet format; black & white photos. Minor foxing on edge of cover. Crisp clean interior. No names or markings. Bonus book: The Story of Cuttyhunk by Louise T. Haskell, 1988, 53 page pamphlet (VG - back cover soiled). Please see our listing for The People of Cuttyhunk Island Volumes I & II. 25579 
Price: 18.23 USD
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Twentieth and Twenty-First Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1891., Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)
87 Twentieth and Twenty-First Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1891.
Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)

Pelton & King 1890, Very Good-; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Middletown, CT; 59 pages, gray printed wraps. Report of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls (basically a reform school) with statistics on ages, ethnicity, and nativity of the girls incarcerated there; treasurers report, account of donations, farm produce consumed and more. Spine chipped, edges of cover browned. Interior clean, unmarked. 28035 
Price: 35.96 USD
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Twenty-fourth and Twenty-Fifth Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1895., Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)
88 Twenty-fourth and Twenty-Fifth Reports of the Boards of Directors of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls, State of Connecticut, 1895.
Fairbank, William G. (superintendant); Smith, Henry D. (President, Board of Directors)

Pelton & King 1894, Very Good-; Softcover; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; Middletown, CT; 71 pages, gray printed wraps. Report of the Connecticut Industrial School for Girls (basically a reform school) with statistics on ages, ethnicity, and nativity of the girls incarcerated there; treasurers report, account of donations, farm produce consumed and more. Cover browned on edges, long crease on front, light soil on back. Interior clean, unmarked. 28036 
Price: 35.96 USD
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Arsenal of the Revolution, Fales, Edward; Boughton, Kathryn
89 Arsenal of the Revolution
Fales, Edward; Boughton, Kathryn
0966156609 / 9780966156607
The Salisbury Association, Inc. 1997, Revised Edition. Fine; Softcover; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; About Fine book, crisp, tight, unmarked. Revolutionary War history of the tri-state region of Connecticut, New York, and Massachusetts including the towns of Sheffield, Salisbury, Millerton, Canaan, Sharon, Falls Village, Cornwall, Ashley Falls, and several other towns. 27485 
Price: 17.96 USD
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Farmington (Images of America), Farmington Historical society
90 Farmington (Images of America)
Farmington Historical society
0738590363 / 9780738590363
Arcadia Publishing 1997, Fine; Softcover; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; Crisp, clean, unmarked. 27684 
Price: 10.00 USD
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