Records of the Town of Cambridge, Mass. 1630-1703
Records of the Town of Cambridge, Mass. 1630-1703
Records of the Town of Cambridge, Mass. 1630-1703
Records of the Town of Cambridge, Mass. 1630-1703
Records of the Town of Cambridge, Mass. 1630-1703
Records of the Town of Cambridge, Mass. 1630-1703
Records of the Town of Cambridge, Mass. 1630-1703

Records of the Town of Cambridge, Mass. 1630-1703

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The Records of the Town of Cambridge (formerly Newtowne) Massachusetts, 1630-1703; The Records of the Town Meetings, and of the Selectmen, comprising all of the First Volume of Records, and being Volume II. of the Printed Records of the Town. Cambridge: Printed by Order of the City Council under the Direction of the City Clerk, 1901. [9440]

Green cloth with gilt titles, 9 1/2 x 7 1/4 inches, 1/2 inch split at the top of the backstrip. Top page edge gilt, rest deckled. Former owner's signature inside front cover, tissue guard to frontispiece map with small tear. vii., [2], 397 clean pp. plus several plates reproducing pages of the manuscript. Good. Hardcover.

The minutia of Puritan civil government in the New World, here in black & white.

"This volume is the second printed book of the Old Records of Cambridge, and, as stated concisely on the title-page, contains 'the records of the Town Meetings, and of the Selectmen, comprising all of the first volume of Records."..It has been the intention to present in this volume all and the same information which a perusal of the manuscript would present to the reader. No attempt has been made to modernize the text, or to make corrections of any description. From page 1 to page 354 the book is a reproduction of the original, except the introduction of the title, paging, and explanatory marks and foot-notes." - Preface.

Includes a very useful index of names and general index.