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Free Blacks of Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, 1850. Ralph Clayton.   9781556130694 101-C3069 -



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Arizona Territory: Yavapai County Deed Records, 1864-1870. Charlotte Dean. Contains abstracts of Deed Books One, Two and Three A.  (2000), 2013, 5½x8½, paper, index, 208 pp 9780788416002 101-D1600 - $23.00


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William Blackstone: Sage of the Wilderness. Louise Lind. Born in 1595 in Durham County, England, William Blackstone grew up in genteel circumstances, earned a bachelor’s degree in 1617 and a master’s in 1621 from Cambridge University, and received Holy Orders in the Church of England soon thereafter. Having disagreements with the Anglican Church, he sailed to New England with the Gorges expedition in 1623. Although the venture failed and most of the people returned to England, Blackstone opted to stay in the New World. In 1659 he married Sarah Fisher Stevenson, a widow. This major new work looks at William Blackstone, the man and his life. He was first European to settled in what is now Boston and the first to live in what is now Rhode Island. He developed the first American variety of apples and conducted the first Anglican services in Rhode Island. His private library may have been the largest in the British colonies at that time. Was he a sage? Did he influence history? Was he “a mover and a shaker”? (1993), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, 114 pp 9781556139109 101-L0910 - $17.50


Narrative of a Journey down the Ohio and Mississippi in 1789 to 1790. With a Memoir and Illustrative Notes by Lyman C. Draper. Samuel S. Forman. The journey down the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers was instigated by Ezekiel Forman, who intended to move “his family and sixty odd colored people” to the “Natchez country...” Samuel S. Forman accompanied them, recounting his adventures for our reading enjoyment two hundred years later. Maj. Forman gives us many insights into the trials and tribulations of long-distance traveling in the late 1700’s. It took Forman (and the slaves) three weeks to get from Cranberry, New Jersey, to Pittsburgh; enroute he had troubles with finding accommodations, a lack of funds, and a delayed meeting with Ezekiel. Once everyone was together at the Ohio River, and boats secured for their trip, the river rose and delayed their start by a month. By January of 1790, the group had arrived “at Louisville, at the Falls of the Ohio” where they waited for the river to clear of ice. In February, everyone continued the journey except for Samuel, who, having set up shop, would resume his southwardly trip in May after trading his store and remaining goods for a tobacco boat. He deals with Indians, river obstructions, and “much hard work” before arriving at Natchez. Entreated to stay with Ezekiel, he nonetheless feels obligated to return home to New Jersey and does so by sea. Samuel is attentive to recounting names and places, and he provides many details which must have been commonplace knowledge for him but which are vital and important tidbits to modern students of history. Footnotes by Draper add historical and biographical details. (1888, 1990, 2008), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 68 pp 9781556133664 101-F3366 - $15.00


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Roll of New Hampshire Men at Louisburg, Cape Breton, 1745. Edward Pearson. This report includes the names of the soldiers and sailors from New Hampshire who served at the capture of Louisburg and all of the historical facts connected to the event.  (1896), 2011, 5½x8½, paper, 72 pp  9780788430398 101-P3039 - $15.50


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The Witchcraft Delusion in Colonial Connecticut, 1647-1697. John M. Taylor. Provides a detailed history of the phenomenon in CT with extensive discussions of numerous actual cases, including extracts from many original records. A fascinating account of one of the more bizarre phases of our history.  (1908) reprint, 172 pp., index, paper 9781556132568 101-T0256 -


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Index to Scharf's History of Delaware, 1609-1888. Revised index based on the 2-volume, 1152-page work produced by the Historical Society of Delaware. 1991, 8½x11, cloth, 328 pp 9780940907171 101-S0017 - $19.50


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Portraits of the English, Volume I: Parish Characters. Audrey Collins.  PARISH CHARACTERS. "Heads of the People" was published in 1840 as a two-volume set, edited by Douglas Jerrold, who also contributed several chapters. This volume contains extracts from that work. Volume I engages the reader with characterizations the beadle of the parish, the pew-opener, the country schoolmaster, the parish clerk, and the English pauper. (1999, 2005), 2011, 5½x8½, paper, 60 pp 9780953646104 101-C0090 - $6.50


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Dr. Andrew Turnbull And The New Smyrna Colony Of Florida. Carita Doggett. This is an extensive collection of verse inspired by the nation's bloodiest conflict. This is poetry written by ordinary people and presented to illustrate the many and varied responses they had to the conflagration. (1919, ?), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, 232 pp 9780788401442 101-D1487 - $24.50


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The Heilman Family Genealogy, Comprising Three Heilman Lines in One Volume: John Peter Heilman (John Peter Heylman); and William B. Heilman and Their Descendants. Robert A. Heilman. John Peter(1712-1777) was the first Heilman to arrive in the U.S. (1732) for whom there are official records. John Adam (1715-1770) arrived in the U.S. in 1738 and settled near John Peter, but appears to be unrelated. William B. mysteriously turns up in Lebanon County (PA) in the mid-1800’s. Both male and female lines are carried through several generations; some data even covers the 1990s. Published 1993 9781556138058 101-H3805 -


John William Hines, Born c. 1600 in Londonderry, Ireland: His Descendants Principally of NC and VA, and Their Associated Families, Revised Edition. William Neal Hurley, Jr. . This comprehensive genealogy is a study of the descendants of the three sons of John William Hines: William Hines Sr. (born 1628), John William Hines Jr. (born 1630), and Zachariah Hines (born 1635) who immigrated to America together in October of 1650 aboard the English sloop Anne Bolyn and settled in or near Chuckatuck, Virginia, and later throughout North Carolina as well as further south and west. William Hines Sr. had three children; his line is carried through his son William Hines Jr. (born 1651) and his grandson John William Hines (born 1676). John William Hines Jr. is believed to have had children but no proof has yet been found; it is supposed that he had a grandson, William Hines Sr. (born c. 1690),  and a chapter is devoted to his descendants. It is believed that Zachariah Hines returned to England and apparently had no sons, or they had predeceased him, therefore his genealogy is not expounded on in this volume. Following  a chapter devoted to early immigration records and other data, this study, which includes male-lines and female-lines wherever possible, is presented in the form of fifteen chapters that each take as their focus one person important to the Hines lineage and that person’s descendants. This provides a good look at many different branches of the Hines family tree. There are also chapters on “North Carolina Families Associated with Hines,” “Miscellaneous Hines Family Members” and “Hines Families of Alabama,” in addition to an appendix that features pertinent military records and a listing of “random pieces of information about Hines family members.” The everyname index of more than 8,000 individuals is a helpful researching tool. Since the original publication of this book in 1992, the author has continued to research the Hines family in Virginia and North Carolina records and has received massive amounts of new information from other researchers extending the family tree into Georgia, Ohio, Indiana, and other states not previously reported. That new information as well as a few corrections to some of the original work is the basis of this revised edition. (1992, 1995), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, 544 pp  9780788402630 101-H0263 - $41.50


The van Doorn Family (Van Doorn, Van Dorn, Van Doren, Etc.) in Holland and America, 1088-1908. A. Van Doren Honeyman. A huge and thorough work, this genealogy identifies 2662 men and women bearing the Van Doorn name plus their wives or husbands and children, if any, all "wholly derived from three Holland ancestors, none of them closely related as far as we know": Pieter van Doorn, Diedlof Doorn, and Anthony van Doorn. Pieter and Diedlof came to America prior to 1659 and 1680 respectively, while Anthony arrived about 1756. (1909, 1993) 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 2 vols., 876 pp 9781556137495 101-H0749 - $61.00


Pindell: A Family Through Time: A Study of the Family of Thomas and Mary Pindell. Its Development, Migrations, and Social Relationships, 1684-1920. Marianne Pindell and Patricia Ward. This genealogical narrative follows the descendents of Thomas and Mary Pindell of 17th century Md. through migrations, historical events, and marriages into allied families.  2004, 8½x11, paper, index, 782 pp  [2 vols] 9781585499496 101-P0949 - $95.00


**At Printer** Poquoson Families: The Forrest Family of the Poquoson District, York County, Virginia. Albert James Willett, Jr.. This text comprises the expanded second edition of the Poquoson Watermen (orig. published in 1988), presenting a single surname study of the Forrest family of Messick, Poquoson, York Co., VA. Numerous illustrations enhance the text. (2001), 2016, 5½x8½, cloth, index, 270 pp  9780788418082 101-W1808 - $50.00


**At Printer** Cushman Genealogy and General History. Alvah Walford Burt. Robert Cushman and his son Thomas arrived from England on the Fortune at Plymouth in New England in November 1621. This volume covers up to the fourteenth generation in some families. Photographs. (1942), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, 434 pp 9780788447082 101-B4708 - $35.50


The Churchill Family in America. Gardner Asaph Churchill, et al. . Provides male line genealogies for three immigrants: John of Plymouth, 1643; Josiah of Wethersfield, 1641; and William of Manhattan, 1672.  (1904, 1991), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 2 vols., 707 pp 9781556135194 101-C0519 - $66.00


The Hingham Founding Fathers of Old Colony New Hampshire (Exeter II - The Origin) 1623-1655. Wayne Clark Gilman. Packed with historical and genealogical information. 1995, cloth, index, illus., c185 pp  9780788401633 101-G0163 - $27.50


The Colonial Ancestors and Twentieth Century Descendants of Samuel A. Nichols (1787-1866) of Howard County, Maryland. Joseph Howard Nichols, Jr . Includes brief genealogies of such related MD families as Dent, Edelen, Hardey, Morris, Phelps and Robertson.  (1996), 2012, 6x9, cloth, index, 530 pp  9780788405594 101-N0559 - $67.00


Hawley Families in America: Descendants of Peter Hawley of Montgomery County, Virginia. Raymond G. Hawley. Descendants of Peter Hawley (b c1753, probably in New England) down to the present day.  1997, 5½x8½, paper, index, 168 pp  9780788406300 101-H0630 - $21.00


The Joiner-Ryals Family. Maxine E. Griner. This genealogy encompasses the two main surnames and all of their various spellings: Joiner, Joyner, Le Joygnourm and Ryal, Royal, Royall, Royals, Royle, Rohle, Ryals, and Ryall, to name a few. Both the Joiner and Ryals families are traced back to England, and the history of the two families is given. Genealogical data are also supplied for the allied families of Adams, Cadwell, Carver, Clarke/Clark, Coleman, Eason, Harrell, Long, and Wright. This book is arranged in such a way that it is both quick and easy to find ancestors and descendants. The pages are arranged so that the biographical information is in paragraph form and the children are listed in chart form. The information follows a chronological format beginning with Thomas Joyner, Sr., born in 1619 in England, and Joseph Royall, born in England around 1600. Thomas  Joyner, Sr. came to Virginia in 1635 and migrated to what is now North Carolina. Joseph Royall came to Virginia in 1622 and was at Charles Cittie in 1624. An everyname index is included. The author has participated in a large annual family reunion for 40 years. She compiled much of her information from interviews with family members, various publications, and census records. (1994), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 120 pp  9780788401473 101-G0147 - $18.00


**At Printer** Lantz-Crossley an Experience in Genealogy: Supplement II to Volumes I-IV Second Edition Raymond C. Lantz. This volume is comprised of new and/or updated family compilations based on the original direct ancestral lineages contained in the second edition of the Lantz-Crossley: An Experience in Genealogy four-volume series. 2015, 8½x11, paper, index, 786 pp 9780788456749 101-L5674 - $70.00


**At Printer** History and Genealogy of the Descendants of Joseph Taynter, Who Sailed from England April, A.D. 1638, and Settled in Watertown, Massachusetts. Dean W. Tainter. Detailed entries for eight generations of Joseph Taynter’s descendants provide varying amounts of biographical information. Numerous excerpts from original documents. (1859), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, index, 104 pp 9780788450440 101-T5044 - $17.00


A Genealogical Dictionary of Wright Families in the Lower Hudson Valley to 1800. Douglas W. Cruger. The name of Wright was common in early America, especially in New York, New England, and New Jersey. Most of the early New York Wright families appear to have originated in the British Isles but the surname has also been found in Germany and other European countries, and in Dutch records under such spellings as Ryte and Ryt. This volume focuses on Wright families migrating to and from Westchester and old Dutches counties, as well as migrations going further up the Hudson River to Albany County and westward. Published 1987 9781556130908 101-C3090 -


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Newspaper Extracts from “The Hoosier State”, Newport, Vermillion County, Indiana, January 1, 1896 to December 31, 1897. Carolyn Schwab. These abstracts of newspaper articles welcome you into the Newport, Indiana, community and introduce you to the people that lived there, along with an interesting glimpse into the area and the era. 2015, 8½x11, paper, index, 358 pp 9780788456282 101-S5628 - $39.00


History of La Salle County, Illinois, Its topography, geology, botany, natural history, history of the mound builders, Indian tribes, French explorers, and a sketch of the pioneer settlers of each town to 1840. Elmer Baldwin. Its topography, geology, botany, natural history, history of the mound builders, Indian tribes, French explorers, and a sketch of the pioneer settlers of each town to 1840. This work is a testament to the memory of early pioneers in La Salle County, Illinois, and a well rounded history of the county. The author covers everything from early expeditions and Indian influence through several wars (Black Hawk, Winnebago, and Mexican). There is information on schools, churches, taxes, population, government, amusements, illnesses, botany, and geology. The biographical sketches for each town in the county contribute a wealth of genealogical information. (1877, 1994, 2008), 2012, 5½x8½, paper, index, 578 pp 9781556139369 101-B0936 - $51.00


Deaths Abstracted from the Camp Point Journal, 1893-1903Camp Point, Adams County, Illinois. Mrs. Joseph J. Beals Sr. and Mrs. Sandra Kirchner. While conducting research on their own families in early Illinois newspapers, Mrs. Beals and Mrs. Kirchner realized that others could benefit from the wealth of genealogical material they had discovered. This volume is the result of their continuing efforts to make this valuable information on Illinois families available to fellow researchers and historians. An extensive collection of death notices and related items, gleaned from the pages of the Camp Point Journal newspaper, 1893 to 1903. Most entries list date, time and cause of death with  assorted supplemental information concerning the lives and families of the deceased. Information on the deceased often includes: date of birth  and parents’ names; names of surviving spouses, relatives and children; circumstances leading to death, such as disease accidental injury, murder or execution; criminal records; religious affiliation; places of burial; and assorted anecdotes illustrating the roles of the deceased in their community. A valuable resource for family historians and a fascinating look at the how people lived and died in Adams County at the turn of the century. (1999), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 378 pp  9780788409080 101-B0908 - $32.00


Obituaries and Death Related Items Abstracted From Clayton Enterprise Newspaper of Clayton, Adams County Illinois, 1879-1900 Volume 1. Mrs. Joseph J. Beals Sr. and Mrs. Sandra Kirchner. The town of Clayton was established on February 9, 1836 by order of its proprietors. Charles K. McCoy, John McCoy and Reuben K. McCoy. It is situated on the T.W. Railroad, at the junction of a road running towards Quincy and the road diverging to Keokuk, Iowa. The death and related entries in this work were abstracted from The Clayton Enterprise newspaper of Clayton, Illinois, dating from 1879 through 1900. Any itmes mentioning a family name, such as advertisements, jury lists, criminal court records and letters remaining at the post office have been abstracted. Useful information contained in each entry can include: date, time and place of death: cause of death; age; occupation; funeral/burial places; and survivors. Surnames are alphabetically arranged for quick and easy reference. (1997), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, 806 pp  101-B0767 - $56.00


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A Hidden Phase of American History: Ireland's Part in America's Struggle for Liberty. Michael J. O'Brien. The role of Ireland and Irish Americans in the American Revolution; discusses Irish immigrations to Pa., N.Y., Va., N.C., S.C., and Ga.. (1919, 1999), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, indices, 533 pp  9780788410956 101-O1095 - $46.00


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**At Printer** First Records of Baltimore Town and Jones’ Town, 1729-1797 (Maryland). City Council of Baltimore. Covering the years 1729 to 1797, these chronological records reveal forfeitures and conveyances of lots and name all of the title holders. These are the records of the commission meetings, which include accounts, land surveys, lot divisions and assignments of lots to individuals, with maps showing the locations of the lots. Other information includes names of citizens appointed by the commissioners as inspectors of flour, wood-corders, measurers of grain, weighers of hay, etc. Names of new commissioners and judges are also mentioned. Three maps are included: one of “Original Baltimore Town, showing lots as laid out in 1729”; Baltimore City in 1905 including an overlay of the original town as it was laid out in 1729; and, Relative positions of Baltimore and Jones Town. An index to names, places and subjects adds to the value of this work. (1905, ), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 150 pp  9780788413391 101-C1339 - $17.50


Maps Of Land Patents In Northern Baltimore And Carroll Counties. R. Carlton Seitz. Two 18" x 30" maps of the tract boundaries, one showing the tracts from Middletown to Hoffmanville  and the other covering Roller to Maple Grove. With data on original sources, and information on warrants, surveys, patents, assignments and landholders.  (1995, 2000), 2016, 8½x11, paper, index, 188 pp 9781585493171 101-S0317 - $33.50


History of Harford County, Maryland. Walter W. Preston. Reprint of 1901 edition. Numerous biographical and general sketches of the county's leading citizens, as well as lists of non-associators and non-enrollers, soldiers, and government functionaries. New edition with full index. (1901), 1989, 5½x8½, paper, 395 pp 9781585491162 101-P0116 -


Portrait and Biographical Record of the Sixth Congressional District, Maryland, Containing Portraits and Biographies of many well known Citizens of the Past and Present. Together with Portraits and Biographies of all the Presidents of the United States. Chapman Publishing Company. The prominent Marylanders featured in this book were mainly from Garrett, Allegany, Washington, and Frederick counties.  (1898), 2001, 5½x8½, paper, 2 vols., 873 pp  9780788417849 101-C1784 - $57.50



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The History of Concord, Massachusetts: Colonial Concord. Alfred Sereno Hudson. Presented mainly in the form of a traveler’s narrative. Covers from the origin of the town in 1635, up to 1692, at which time the Massachusetts Bay Colony became a province. (1904, 1999), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 648 pp  9780788413360 101-H1336 - $47.00


The Essex Genealogist, Volume 7, 1987. Essex Society of Genealogists, Inc. Feature Articles: "The Lowells of Massachusetts," "Scandinavian Research," "Research in Essex Co.," "Colonial Wars and the Narragansett Land Grants." Crest and Shield: George, Giles, Hamilton, Howard, Little, Jackson, Chickering, Martin. Research in Progress: descendants of Christopher Lindsey of Lynn, William Woodman of Frankfort ME, John Smith of Back Cove, Thomas Hanscom of Kittery ME, Phebe Rogers, William and Daniel Tilton, Theophilus Wilder, Nahant Johnson family. It Happened in Essex Co.: "Wenham's Most Noted Resident_Tim Pick," "Woe Upon Thacher_Rockport," "William Hathorn of Cushing [ME]," "John Stone: First Ferryman of Beverly_," "The Reverend Elias Smith of Middleton." Other family names featured in this volume: Plummer (Kettler), Blaney, Southwick, Cotton (MacDonald), Ranks, Griebel, Atkinson (Young), Hall (Wilhelm), Towne, Massey, Garland, Parker, Carter, Nickerson (Frost). Miscellaneous: "17th and 18th Century Massachusetts Court Records of the Supreme Judicial Court," "Seamen's Protection Certificates." (1987) reprint, 8½x11, new index, 270 pp  9780788405327 101-E0532 - $35.00


The Hammatt Papers: Early Inhabitants of Ipswich, MA, 1633-1700. (1880-1899), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 448 pp  9780788407635 101-H0763 - $33.00


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**At Printer** The Artillerymen of Historic Fort Monroe, Virginia. Phyllis I. McClellan. Includes a general history of the fort; a self- guided, 1.5 mile tour through the small moated fort as reminiscences about, and legends associated with, various parts of the fort are revealed as each building is visited in turn; and three lists: occupants of 115 sets of officers’ quarters, 90 sets of noncommissioned officers’ quarters, and artillerymen from the fort who rose to general officer rank. Over 8,000 entries are included. (1991), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 262 pp 9781556135293 101-M3529 - $26.00


**At Printer** The Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal: The Isabel of Essex Volume. The Marquis of Ruvigny and Ranieval. Part of a major series; the present volume treats the descendants of King Edward IV's sister Isabel, Countess of Essex and Eu.  (1908, 2001), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, indices, 700 pp   9780788418211 101-R1821 - $50.00


Grand Army of the Republic: Civil War Veterans, Department of Massachusetts, 1866-1947. A. Dean Sargent. Includes brief biographical data on over 36,000 members.  (2002), 2009, 8½x11, cloth, alphabetical, 528 pp  9780788421174 101-S2117 - $75.00


Beside The Stone Wall. Harriet Bey Mesic. Experience the trauma of life during the Civil War through the eyes of Lewis Wrenn and his Fredericksburg, Va., neighbors. Numerous photographs, biographical sketches, a genealogy of Lewis Wrenn, extensive footnotes, and an index add to the value of this well-researched fictionalized history.   (2005), 2006, 5½x8½, paper, index, 312 pp  9780788431524 101-M3152 - $31.50


The George M. Bedinger Papers in the Draper Manuscript Collection. Craig L. Heath. Bedinger was in the Revolution from Boston to Yorktown; later he explored the Green River country in Kentucky. and made his permanent home at Lower Blue Licks. This important work consists of personal recollections written by Bedinger or taken by Draper from his verbal dictation, affidavits of services, land warrants, and letters from his descendants. 2002, 5½x8½, paper, index, 420 pp  9780788420719 101-H2071 - $32.50


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The Mississippi Valley in the Civil War.  John Fiske. Fiske’s eloquent narrative begins with the seizure of the secessionist arsenal at Camp Jackson in St. Louis, Missouri, and follows the Union Army through its campaign to control the Mississippi River and its subsequent actions in Georgia and Tennessee. Each chapter is extensively annotated. (1902, ?), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, index, 450 pp  9780788412233 101-F1223 - $34.00


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The History of the Five Indian Nations, Volume 1. Cadwallader Colden. This volume includes: wars, negotiations and treaties of peace with the French; transactions with the English Colonies; and much more.   (1904), 2011, 5½x8½, paper, 264 pp  9780788426209 101-C2620 - $26.00


**At Printer** Narratives of Indian Captivities: The Stories of Robert Eastburn, the Gilbert Family, and Nehemiah How . Robert Eastburn and William Walton. Three 18th-century accounts of colonists captured by Indians: Robert Eastburn, captured in 1756; the Gilbert family captured in 1780; and Nehemiah How, captured in 1745. (1904, 1748, 1997), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, index, 362 pp  9780788407291 101-E0729 - $31.50


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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 64, 1910. New England Historic Genealogical Society.   (1910, 1999), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, 452 pp  9780788414084 101-N1408 - $36.00


Records of the Colony of New Plymouth in New England, Volume I: Court Orders, 1633-1640. Nathaniel B. Shurtleff. A concise compilation of day-to-day judicial records of New Plymouth, MA, 1633 to 1640. The most pertinent genealogical information includes: lists of freemen and potential freemen, military rosters, jury registers, names of the grand inquest, appointments to the court, etc. The famous names Miles Standish and John Alden (leaders of the Plymouth Colony) appear throughout the book.  (1855, ?), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 206 pp  9780788408397 101-S0839 - $23.00


The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 54, 1900. New England Historic Genealogical Society.  Genealogies: Traske, Usher, Alden, Norton, Dunton, Lowell, Skinner, Nash, Parker. Memoirs: Lyman Draper, Charles Colcock Jones, Hannibal Hamlin, Francis Balch, William Makepeace Thayer, John Forbes, John Codman Ropes. Biographical sketches: Samuel Johnson, George Rogers Howell, William Martin, Richard Blinman, Weetamoe, Habijah Weld. Family records: Hastings, Strengthfield, Benton, Hoar, Hunnewell. Other records: library records; burial grounds of Long Island; gleanings from English archives; records of the church in Bolton, Connecticut; and more.   (1900, 1988), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, indices, 688 pp  9780788410291 101-N1029 - $49.50


The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 62, 1908. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Genealogies: John and Thomas Jordan, James Brown, Jonathan Stokes, Thomas Cooke, Richard Hughes, John Gage, John Farnham, Hugh Jones, Christopher Todd, Robert Eames, George Bunker, John Woodward, John Williams, Robert Lay, Richard Bourne. Family Histories: Smith, Wiard, Williams, Sanford, Jackson. Memoirs: David Henry Brown, Albert Alonzo Folsom, Daniel Angell Gleason, John Marshall Brown, Alfred Poore, Robert Thaxter Swan. Other Records: Deaths in New Braintree, Massachusetts; the Original District of Carlisle, Massachusetts; Passenger Lists to America; A Seventeenth Century Letter; Records of the Church in Eastbury, Connecticut; Shaker Records of Enfield, New Hampshire; Branford, Connecticut, Gravestone Inscriptions; Abstracts from the First Book of Bristol County Probate Records; Marlborough, Massachusetts; Emigrants from England; List of Loyalists from Georgia who Settled in Jamaica; Deaths in Newport, Rhode Island, 1760–1764; a List of Deceased Ministers; a Private Record of Deaths in Medfield, Massachusetts; a Provincial Muster Roll; book notices, copious genealogical notes and much more. (1908, 1999), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, index, 568 pp  9780788413131 101-N1313 - $43.00


**At Printer** The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume  61, 1907. New England Historic Genealogical Society.  Genealogies: Edward Collins; John Collins; Rev. John Wilson; John Burbank; Matthew Bellamy; Hugh Jones; Thomas Willett; John Evarts; Nathaniel Coney; John Bailey; Alexander Kirkwood; Henry Curtis; Thomas Tarbell; Peter Crary; and Alling Ball. Family Histories: Bullock; Lawrence; Sherman; Diggens/Dickens; Browne; Torsey; Frost; Lee; Hale; and Sherburne. Memoirs: William Blake Trask; William Tracy Eustice; Rev. George Moulton Adams; Rev. Edmund Farwell Slafter; and William Claflin. Genealoical Records: inscriptions at Sudbury. MA; Hartland, CT, church records; records of the 2nd Church of Scituate, Norwell, MA; inscriptions from the Old Burying Ground, Lyme, CT; church records of Eastbury, CT; list of emigrant Liverymen of London, 1641; passenger lists to America; marriages solemnized by Rev. Jeremiah Barnard, Amherst, NH, 1780-1829; Shaker records of Harvard, MA; a Revolutionary order; and much more.  (1907, 1999), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, indices, 550 pp  9780788412127 101-N1212 - $38.50


**At Printer** The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 11, 1857. New England Historic Genealogical Society. Genealogies: Adams; Fillmore; Fowler; Franklin; Hildreth. Memoir: Pres. John Adams; Gen. William Hull; Pres. Thomas Jefferson; Henry Jocelyn; King; Gen. George Washington; Whitney. Other Records: New London CT inscr; Malden MA vr; Suffolk Co MA wills; memoirs of Prince's subscribers; Hampton NH inscr; Middletown CT inscr; marr & deaths from newspapers; Lane fam papers; Danvers MA church rec; Boston MA area vr; Duke's Co MA court rec; index to Yorkshire, England pedigrees; E Haddam CT land records; Braintree MA inscr; Farmington CT church records. (1857, 1993), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 398 pp 9781556137778 101-N0777 - $33.50


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A Memorial History of Hampstead, New Hampshire Congregational Church 1752-1902: With Appendix to Volume 1, Volume 2. Harriette Eliza Noyes. This volume opens with a poem, "The Old Church", then proceeds with a brief local history (1620-1733). The General Court in Boston granted permission to establish a settlement in Pentucket (Haverhill) in 1640. The Haverhill district included Plaistow, Atkinson, and Hampstead (incorporated in 1749). Establishment of meeting houses for public worship (1733-1902), records including the original church covenant of June 3, 1752, eight pastorates plus lists of pastors and deacons (1752-1902), congregational societies and "Ladies Societies", parsonages; baptisms (1752-1903), proceedings of the 150th anniversary of the church, a list of church members (1752-1903), a list (followed by very brief sketches) of persons who owned the covenant (1752-1782), and music are included. Over 400 pages are devoted to 775 brief biographical sketches of church members. An abundance of photographs, an appendix containing additions and corrections to volume one and an index of full names add to the value of this work.  (1903, 1999), 2011, 5½x8½, paper, index, 832 pp  9780788413124 101-N1312 - $63.50


**At Printer** History of Salem, New Hampshire. Edgar Gilbert. Starting in 1620 with the Plymouth Council, Mr. Gilbert works his way through New England’s early history, southern New Hampshire in particular, the topography of the town of Salem and its villages and the story of the town’s settlement and development. (1907, 1993), 2013, 5½x8½, paper, 2 vols., 852 pp 9781556137672 101-G0767 - $64.00


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**At Printer** The Record, First Presbyterian Church of Morristown, New Jersey Volumes I-V. Rufus S. Green and William Durant. Part One covers the period of January, 1880–December, 1881 by Rev. Rufus S. Green with a supplement containing a report of the Church and Roll of Members. Part Two covers the period of January, 1883–December, 1885 by Rev. William Durant. (1880, 2005), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, 446 pp 9780788447471 101-G4747 - $36.00


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**At Printer** Kingston, Ellenville and Saugerties Directory for 1873-1874 (New York): Containing the Names of the Inhabitants, a Business Directory or Classification of the Various. J. H. Lant. The wealth of advertisements include names from J. H. Allen to Wm. Wood.  (1873, 1989), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, 240 pp 9781556131899 101-L3189 - $25.00


Narratives of New Netherland, 1609-1664. J. Franklin Jameson. This important work contains about twenty early journals, letters, reports, and diaries describing the discovery, exploration, and early settlement of New Netherlands by the Dutch. It begins with “On Hudson’s Voyage, by Emanuel Van Metern, 1610,” and ends with the “Report of the Surrender of New Netherland, by Peter Stuyvesant, 1665,” thus covering the entire period prior to the bloodless English conquest on 6 September 1664. Although most of the documents presented here were originally written in Dutch, they are given here in English translations made by various experts. Each piece is preceded by a short introductory essay by the editor, and there are numerous explanatory footnotes. There are several maps, and a very detailed index. This work is cited in the Harvard Guide to American History. The editor of this volume was also the general editor of this series. He was director of historical research at the Carnegie Institution when this volume was published, and later became the head of the manuscripts division at the Library of Congress. (1909, 1990), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 510 pp 9781556133176 101-J3317 - $40.00


Social New York Under the Georges, 1714-1776. Esther Singleton. It's the 18th century. Where do I go to procure cockfighting supplies? When is the next bull-baiting? How do I join the Macaroni Club? What exactly is "the English love of horseflesh?" All these questions and hundreds more can be answered in this informative text, which can provide the researcher with missing details about customs, habits and ways of life in early New York. Compiled and organized by the author from a good many sources, such as letters & diaries of descendants; wills; inventories; and colonial newspapers. (1902) reprint, 407 pp., illus., original everyname plus subject index, paper  9780788409097 101-S0909 - $31.50


An Authentic And Comprehensive History Of Buffalo [New York], With Some Account Of Its Early Inhabitants Both Savage And Civilized, Comprising Historic Notices Of The Six Nations Or Iroquois Indians, Including A Sketch Of The Life Of Sir William Johnson, And Of Other Prominent White Men, Long Resident Among The Senecas. Arranged In Chronological Order, In Two Volumes. William Ketchum. This work as a whole deals with western New York prior to settlement; is largely based on documentary sources, and testifies to much painstaking research. (1864, 2002), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 2 vols, .896 pp  9780788420382 101-K2038  - $63.00


A History of Jefferson County in the State of New York. Franklin B. Hough.   9781556136054 101-H3605 -


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**At Printer** History of the German Settlements and of the Lutheran Church in North and South Carolina, From the Earliest Period of the Colonization of the Dutch, German and Swiss Settlers to the Close of the First Half of the Present Century. Gotthardt D. Bernheim.  (1872, 1990), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index 560 pp 9781556133060 101-B3306 - $42.50


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History of Seneca County, Ohio. Warner, Beers and Co.. Containing a History of the County, its Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, Churches; Industries, etc.; Portraits of Early Settlers and Prominent Men; Biographies; Statistical and Miscellaneous Matter, etc., etc. Ohio researchers will treasure this extremely detailed book, and genealogists will find much material in the sections that deal with pioneers. A separate biographical section is particularly rich in family history, and is followed by an indispensable list of original land entries. We have omitted the first 184 “boiler-plate”; pages of the original book, which consisted of the History of the Northwest Territory and the History of the State of Ohio. (1886, 1994), 2011, 5½x8½, cloth, index, 1032 pp  101-W5157 - $103.00


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A History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and Its People. John W. Jordan, LL.D. The first half of this work is a comprehensive narrative history of the county from its colonization up to the early twentieth century. Including: accounts of the establishment of all the townships, boroughs and historic landmarks in the region; churches; schools, public and private; lists of judges and lawyers; lists of physicians; newspapers and their publishers; members of Congress, county officials; and lists of participants from the county in the Civil and Spanish-American wars. The second half comprises the Family and Personal History section with close to 600 pages of genealogical information on native families, much of which was confirmed by members of the families themselves before the book went to print. (1914, 1994), 2011, 5½x8½, cloth, index, 2 vols., 1377 pp 9780788400469 101-J0046 - $79.50


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**At Printer** History of Southold, Long Island: Its First Century. Rev. Epher Whitaker, D.D. . Southold was the first permanent settlement made on Long Island with settlement beginning about 1640. The first settlers came primarily from Massachusetts. The author covers the period down to 1740 in considerable detail and disproves various fanciful accounts of the early history of the town which had appeared previously. He identifies 138 settlers who were part of the first generation in the town, and provides biographical sketches of many of them. The text also mentions many later residents, including some who emigrated to other settlements. There are extensive extracts from original sources including tax lists for 1675 and 1683. An index to full-names, places and subjects completes this work. (1881, 1988), 2012, 5½x8½, paper, index, 362 pp 9781556131615 101-W0161 - $31.50


Sowams: with Ancient Records of Sowams (Rhode Island) and Parts Adjacent. Thomas Williams Bicknell. The traditional Wampanoag Indian lands known as Sowams are located in present day Bristol County, Rhode Island, on an irregular peninsula extending Southward between Narragansett and Mount Hope Bays. Sowams was sold to the English in 1653 for the sum of thirty-five pounds, in close succession with the nearby tracts of Rehobeth, Taunton and Wannamoisett. This texts provides an enlightening history of the first European settlement in this region and reprints a number of documents found in the Sowams Record Book, the Records of the Plymouth Colony and the Ancient Records of the town of Swansea, all dating to the mid-1600's. Much material is included in Chapter 1 on the Europeans' first encounters with the Wampanoags in 1621 and the peaceful relationship maintained between the settlers and the tribe in the 40 years prior to King Philip's War. Chapter 2 reprints the Records of the Sowams Proprietary, dating from the initial purchase of the territory to the 1680's. Chapter 3 contains biographical sketches of the original proprietors. Chapter 4 gives a general history of the settlement of Sowams. Chapter 5 provides an overview of the New England proprietary system. The text is further enhanced by a detailed fold-out map of the region and numerous portraits.  (1908, ?), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 205 pp  9780788412479 101-B1247 - $25.50


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Highland Papers, Volume I. J. R. N. MacPhail, K. C.. Upon the death of Donald Gregory, his manuscripts were placed in the Society of Antiquaries MS. Collection. A selection of his material, as well as documents from other sources, comprises this first volume in the series originally published by the Scottish History Society. The contents include: A history of the MacDonalds, which has been attributed to Hugh Macdonald, a Skye seannachie, and believed to have been written after 1628. It covers roughly the years 1100 to 1500. Its value lies in its “embodying and preserving the traditional beliefs current some three hundred years ago among the Skye Macdonalds with regard to the history of their race.” A short history of the Macnaughtans or MacNachtanes. A succinct account of the family of Calder, which has been attributed to Lauchlan Shaw (c1685-1777). The history begins with Donald, Thane of Calder, who was alive in 1295, and also gives an account of the family of Calder in the surname of Campbell. The murder of the Laird of Calder in which John Campbell of Ardkinglass is accused of the deed. A genealogy of the Macras, which has been attributed to John MacRa, ordained a minister in 1667. “[He] cannot be regarded as an authority of great weight. But he has certainly preserved...a good deal of tradition - possibly quite well founded - which would otherwise have been lost.” Papers relating to the MacLeans of Duart, 1670-1680. These documents “set forth the different holdings of the Duart estates, and also numerous name sof the tenantry... They also include detailed rentals and other materials which show the prestations due in Morvaren and Tiree as well as in Mull, and enable some idea to be formed of the value of stock and produce in the western isles at the close of the seventeenth century.” The index lists people and places. (1914, 1994, 2008), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 378 pp 9781556139963 101-M0996 - $36.00


**At Printer** Selections from the Judicial Records of Renfrewshire (Scotland), Illustrative of the Administration of the Laws in the County and Manners and Conditions of the Inhabitants in the 17th and 18th Centuries. William Hector. A fascinating collection of articles and original documents from the public records of the county of Renfrew, Scotland and the town of Paisley. This material is drawn primarily from the Judicial Records of the Courts of the Heritable Sheriffs and Bailies of Barony, including Registers of Writs, Court Minute Books and a number of other registers containing reports on various institutions within the county. Each chapter examines a number of different court cases, providing a detailed sociological portrait of Renfrewshire during the 17th and 18th centuries. Space limitations prohibit a complete listing of topics, but the following examples as well as many others of interest are included: Parliamentary Representatives of Renfrewshire, 1593-1874; The Sheriffs of Renfrewshire; Iniquitous Prosecution under the Game Laws; Killing a Horse, Charged in Criminal Libel as Murder, 1721; Sheep Stealing; Rowdyism in Port Glasgow; Traveling in Scotland in 1703; Prevailing Poverty of the Population; Custom-House Officer Mobbed by Women, 1717; Clandestine Marriage¾Its Penalties in 1731; Slander and Evil Speaking and more. "Old County Families and Estates" focuses on the Napiers of Blackstone, the Walkinshaw family, the Semples of Balgreen, the Hows of Damtoun and Penneld, the M'Dowalls of Castlesemple and the estate of Houston. Another fascinating section examines the state of Renfrewshire's prisons from 1747 to 1820 and details such diverse problems as irregularity regarding the liberation of prisoners, overcrowding of debtors and the curious if not questionable practice amongst prison governors of selling malt liquor to convicts.  (1878, 1999), 2016, 8½x11, paper, index, 340 pp  9780788412813 101-H1281 - $43.50


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United States

The Industrial History of the United States. Katharine Coman. This industrial and economic history examines “the transformation of industrial institutions from indentured servants to the trade union, from the self-employed artisan to the trust, from wild-cat banking to the national bank system...” from the colonial period through about 1900. (1907), 2010, 5½x8½, paper, index, 452 pp 9780788451720 101-C5172 - $36.50


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**At Printer** History of Rutland County, Vermont, with illustrations and biographical sketches of some of its prominent men and women. H. P. Smith and W. S. Rann. Covers Rutland County from its earliest history through the late 1800s. The bulk of the book presents twenty-five town histories. About 100 pages of biographical information. (1886, 1993), 2014, paper, index, 2 vols., 1120 pp 9781556137471 101-S0747 - $84.00


**At Printer** History of the Town of Springfield, Vermont, 1752-1895, with a Genealogical Record. C. Horace Hubbard and Justus Dartt. Traces the history of the town from before its first settlement in 1752 up to 1895 and contains 319 pages of genealogical information and many lists of names. (1895, 1998), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 730 pp  9780788408434 101-H0843 - $52.00


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**At Printer** Tidewater Virginia Families: A Magazine of History and Genealogy, Volume 6, May 1997-Feb 1998. Virginia Lee Hutcheson Davis.   (1997), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 276 pp 9781585496662 101-D0666 - $26.50


**At Printer** Elizabeth City County, Virginia, Deeds, Wills, Court Orders, 1715-1721. Rosemary C. Neal. Abstracts of all the documents in both parts of the record book are included in the present compilation which is a goldmine of genealogical data. There is a concise historical introduction and a complete index to names of people and locations. (1988), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, index, 330 pp 9781556131578 101-N3157 - $30.00


**At Printer** Richmond: Its People and Its Story. Mary Newton Stanard. This work is grouped by date, from the Colonial Period (1607-1774) through the War Between the States. Individual chapters are devoted to conflict with Indians, Revolutionary War involvement, architecture and monuments, Richmond as "The City of Churches", with emphasis on the Reverend John Buchanan and the Reverend John D. Blair (the "Two Parsons"), the threat of insurrection headed by former slave "General" Gabriel, the trial of Aaron Burr, the Richmond Theater fire (1811), the War of 1812, Richmond's significance during the Civil War and the Reconstruction. The author has provided a supplementary index of "Places of Special Interest", a listing of homes that are over a century old, and numerous illustrations. Many notable Virginians are examined in the text, including Thomas Jefferson, Colonial Byrd, John Brown, Robert E. Lee, Jefferson Davis and Edgar Allan Poe.   (1923, 1999), 2010, 5½x8½, paper, index, 324 pp  9780788412325 101-S1232 - $29.00


The Vestry Book of Henrico Parish, Virginia, 1730-1773: From the Original Manuscript, with Notes and Appendix. Robert Alonzo Brock.  (c1773, 1991), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 230 pp 9781556135064 101-B0506 - $24.50


More Passages: A New History of Amherst County, Virginia. Sherrie S. McLeRoy and William R. McLeRoy. This book traces the history of Amherst County, Virginia, from the area's geological foundations and Native American inhabitants to its European-directed debut in the early seventeenth century, and on up through the present day. 1995 revised edition, 167 pp., illus., maps, bibl., append., index  9780788403316 101-M0331 - $19.00


Elizabeth City Parish, Hampton, Virginia, 19th Century Parish Registers. Francis W. Hayes, Jr. While most of these records are those of St. John’s Church, Elizabeth City Parish, also included are Fort Monroe and Phoebus (now Immanuel Church) in Hampton. 1986, 8½x11, paper, 390 pp 9780917890994 101-H9099 - $45.00


Hanover County, Virginia, Chancery Wills and Notes: A Compendium of Genealogical, Biographical and Historical Material as Contained in Cases of the Chancery Suits of Hanover County, Virginia. William Ronald Cocke III. This work preserves valuable data from the extant records of Hanover County, especially the vital facts related to the "ante bellum" period.  (1940) 2002, paper, index, 215 pp  9780788421693 101-C2169 - $21.50


Elizabeth City County, Virginia, (now the City of Hampton) Deeds, Wills, Court Orders, etc. 1634, 1659, 1688-1702. Rosemary C. Neal. Elizabeth City County was originally known as the Plantation of Kecoughtan. By 1618, the name had been changed to the Burrough of Kecoughtan and two Burgesses were sent to the first General Assembly (1619). A petition was put before the Assembly to change the name of the Burrough. On 17 May 1620, it received the name of Elizabeth City after “his Majesty’s [James 1] most vertuous and renowned daughter”. At this time, Elizabeth City “occupied all of the lower peninsula between the James and York rivers south of James City,” as well as “ the territories on the southern shores of Hampton Roads”. Over the following years, the boundaries changed several times. In 1952, Elizabeth City County became extinct when “it was incorporated in the independent city of Hampton, Virginia.” All court records of Elizabeth City County prior to 1688 have been lost, except for a very few loose papers; records from 1700 until after the Civil War are incomplete. In 1933, what remained of the first extant book of court records was restored and it was from this volume that the present abstracts were made. Due to the frailty of the original records, the abstracts herein are given quite fully so that the researcher will have little reason to check the originals (although each abstract does contain a citation to the original record). 1986 9781556130144 101-N3014 -


History of Augusta County, Virginia. J. Lewis Peyton. A fascinating, detailed history. Peyton describes, among other things, how roads were built and expanded; how numerous Presbyterian churches were formed before 1740; and how Augusta Academy (later known as Washington and Lee University) was opened in 1749. Augusta County's involvement in the Civil War, including the battles of Mt. Crawford and Piedmont, also receives substantial treatment in this volume. Officer rosters are included for the Staunton Artillery, the West Augusta Guard, and the 5th and 52nd Virginia Volunteer Infantries. Numerous original records supplement the volume. A section of the book is dedicated to genealogies, including the family of John Lewis, which is carried into the 1860s. Eighty-eight pages of genealogies follow, including the families of M'Dowell, Preston, Campbell, Stuart, Bell, Cochran, M'Cue, Crawford, Waddell, Peyton and Baldwin. (1882), reprint, 5½x8½, paper, index, 412 pp  9780788410673 101-P1067 - $31.50


Marriages of Gloucester County, Virginia, Book 1 1853-1895. Frances Haywood. The marriage records give the names and ages of the bride and groom, the occupation of the groom, race and marital status where applicable, the nativity if outside Gloucester County, the names of the parents, and often the maiden name of the mother, the date and the place the ceremony took place and the name of the pastor who performed it. (1992), 2016, 5½x8½, paper, index, 348 pp 9781556137174 101-H0717 - $30.00


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**At Printer** Memorial Record of the Fathers of Wisconsin. H.A. Tenny.  (1880, 1992), 2015, 5½x8½, paper, index, 416 pp 978155613701 missing check digit 101-T0701 - $35.00


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