- Mon, Feb 20, 2006
Gazette & Courier - Monday, January 25, 1875
(Greenfield) A lady in Northfield has sent us two copies of the Franklin Herald, published by Denio & Phelps in 1819, 55 years ago. It is about half the size of the Gazette and Courier, and the same
(Greenfield) A lady in Northfield has sent us two copies of the Franklin Herald, published by Denio & Phelps in 1819, 55 years ago. It is about half the size of the Gazette and Courier, and the same price. We find but one local item in them, a fourth of July celebration at Orange, at which A. Woodward acted as President, and Capt. Holman, Marshal. Among the advertisers in the paper are P.T. Sprague, who advertises hats; G.W. Mark, painter; Solomon and Samuel Reed of Rowe, goods of various kinds; Oliver Wilkinson of Greenfield, goods; Lyman Kendall, goods and liquors; Clark Houghton, Cheapside, goods and liquors; Silas Long, flour and fish; James Fisk, goods; S.W. Willard, goods; Elijah A. Gould, Cheapside, goods and liquors; Jonas Reed, Heath, goods; Capt. Ambrose Ames was Postmaster, and advertises letters for Greenfield, Wendell, Shelburne, Leyden, Gill, Rowe, Erving’s Grant, Buckland, Coleraine, Halifax, Northfield, Charlemont, Leverett, Deerfield and Heath. Rodolphus Dickinson was clerk of courts, and Jonathan Leavitt, Judge of Probate.
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