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A Joyful Thanksgiving


Holiday postcard mailed November 29, 1911, from Laura from Island Creek to Russell Loring in Kingston.

Reverend Zephaniah Willis Almanac Diary, 1781


Russell's American Almanack For the Year of our Redemption, 1781 with dated diary entries by Reverend Zephaniah Willis on blank interleaved sheets.…

Reverend Zephaniah Willis Almanac Diary, 1806


Willis wrote diary entries on sheets inserted, sometimes including the date, but often aligned with original facing page.

Helen Holmes portrait


Head and shoulders portrait of Helen Maria Holmes (1865-1938) at approximately 20 years old

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"A paper prepared for the Jones River Village Club Inc. of Kingston, Mass., part of which were read at a regular meeting of the club on the evening of…