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123 Washington-Street.
1830.

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ADWERTISEMENT.

THAT mind must be possessed of uncommon apathy, which can contemplate the history of Massachusetts, (for fourteen years the history of all New-England,) from the day when the little band of Pilgrims, in search of “a faith's pure shrine,” first landed on the inhospitable shore of Plymouth, through the eventful two hundred years which have since rolled away, without deep emotion ; without some kindlings of enthusiastic admiration of the pure and lofty aim, the all-sustaining piety and fortitude, the unquenchable love of liberty which inspired the Fathers, and the spirit of freedom and of patriotism which, in later times, animated the sons, leading both to glorious deeds and great achievements; without acknowledging the protecting Power whom the Pilgrim Fathers came hither to worship unmo

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