Read and Download Topsfield Historical Society book The Historical Collections of the Topsfield Historical Society, 1920, Vol. 25 (Classic Reprint) in PDF, EPub, Mobi, Kindle online. Free book TThe Historical Collections of the Topsfield Historical Society, 1920, Vol. 25 (Classic Reprint). This book was released on 2018-02-12 with total page 160 pages. Book excerpt: Excerpt from The Historical Collections of the Topsfield Historical Society, 1920, Vol. 25 Four meetings have been held. Papers were read by Rev. T. Franklin Waters, President of the Ipswich Historical Society, on Life in the Olden Time as seen in the Newspapers; by Mrs. George Warren Towne Of Danvers, on Shawls, When over seventy different examples were exhibited, many Of them very beautiful; and by the Secretary, who read extracts from Mrs. Holmes' novelette, Thornton Stanley, the scene of which is laid in Topsfield; and on another oc casion presented a paper on The Patchwork Quilt in New England, when twenty-one quilts and coverlets were exhibited. At the shawl exhibition there were forty-eight present. Volumes XXIII and XXIV Of the Historical Collections have been published and distributed. Ezra Towne's journal Of his wanderings in the Central States during the years 1831 and 1832; Mrs. Holmes' novelette - Thornton Stanley, with Newspaper Gleanings (1869 topsfield items from the Quarterly Court Records (1664 a genealogy of the Howe Family, and a variety Of miscellaneous matter comprise the contents of the two volumes. At a town meeting held in the early fall the desirability Of printing the records kept by the town clerks was presented by your Secretary and an appropriation Of $350. Was voted in aid of this publication. The work was greatly facilitated by the availability Of an exact copy to the end Of the year 1810 that had been made for the Secretary not long before. At the present time, vol. I (1659-1739) has been complet ed and published and vol. II (1739-1778) is in type and being indexed. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.