The previous owners had the kitchen re-done a few years ago and during construction found remnants of an old Boston newspaper under the floorboards. They let us keep them saying, "they belong with the house." There are some clues that point to them being from 1854, which would pre-date The Boston Globe. What's still readable mentions a variety of topics from the manufacturing of silverware in Boston, to the sailing of local clipper ships, railroad departure times, and even an arrest warrant issued for an Alabama man for the killing of a slave. This author describes the murderer as "a wretch." We'd really love to find out exactly what this is.
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