Newspaper Clipping of an Essay Entitled: "Ancient Houses" by Captain Thomas P. Howes
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SubjectCape Cod Historical Society; Discussion of houses in the area; House built by Colonel John Thacher; Anthony Thacher; Judge Peter Thacher; Judge George Thacher; Col. Thomas Thacher; Reputable Thacher family; Early American life; Lack of newspapers; "The Pilgrim's Progress"; Lack of public library; Prominent careers of the early Thacher family members; Enlarging of the house; New build at old Yarmouth; Captain Thomas P. Howes' ancestors; Will of Thomas Howes; Reverend Thomas Thornton, witness; Elizabeth Thacher; Jeremiah Howes; Marriage of Tempe Thacher and Captain John Hedge; Prison ship in New York Harbor; Lieutenant Jeremiah Howes, Tempe's second husband; Captain Daniel Hedge; Mary; Silas Lee; Marriage of Silas Lee and Mary; Mr. and Mrs. Lee's visit to Nobscussett; Grandmother Howes' visit to Wiscasset; First meeting house; House of Benjamin Howes; Former house of Lincoln Robbins; House of Squire Atherton Hall; Tavern on Dennis Road; Old Taylor house; Lothrop Taylor; Lothrop's Hill; Taylor fields; Old two-story homes; Description of traditional two-story homes; Building materials of traditional style homes; Abundant rivers and streams of Cape Cod; Village of Nobscussett; Hall family; Crowell family; Vincent family; Eldridge family; Howes family; Dwellings on the low ground; Reverend Josiah Dennis; House of the Hall's; Birthplace of Nathaniel Freeman; Revolutionary patriot, Brigadier Freeman; House built by Prince Howes; Governor Thomas Prince; Prince's sons; Jeremiah Howes' move to Plymoth; Prince Howes' move to Oblong; Colony in Oblong; Prince (elder) Howes' move to Hockanom; Marriage of Prince Howes and Dorcas Joyce; Hosea Joyce Howes; Marriage of Desire Howes to Jonathan Hallet; Marriage of Dorcas Howes to James Matthews; Susannah Matthews, daughter of Dea. Isaac Matthews; Uncle Jonathan's stories; Revolutionary War; French War; Comet of 1759; John Wesley; Painting of Queen Anne; Destruction to the painting; Reverend Josiah Dennis, first minister in the east precinct; Reverend Josiah Dennis' character; Marriage of Mr. Robbins and Miss Crowell; Reverend Nathan Stone, successor of Josiah Dennis; Reverend Caleb Holmes; Estate of John Hall in Nobscussett; House of Joseph Hall; Merchant Hall, John Hall's store; Paddock family mansion on Scargo Hill; Amos Otis; Ichabod Paddock; Nantucket men; Art of capturing whales; Adino Paddock; Paddock elms
Newspaper clipping of an essay, from the Yarmouth Register, entitled: "Ancient Homes," and was read before the Cape Cod Historical Society. This was reprinted by C.W. Swift, publisher of the Register, as pamphlet No. 96, Library of Cape Cod, History and Genealogy, 1915 and states this is the second printing
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