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Cape Ann Advertiser, 1868 - 1894

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2. disasters - property

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NAME DATE
disasters earthquake         17 Sept 1886
fire 28 Feb 1873 31 Aug 1877 20 Dec 1878 7 Feb 1879 31 Dec 1880
lightening       5 Sept 1873 26 July 1878
storm         13 Dec 1878
diseases measles   3 Mar 1876
meningitis   23 May 1873
mumps   20 Apr 1894
red tide   12 May 1876
scarlet fever 27 Oct 1876 22 Nov 1878
small pox   3 Jan 1873
typhoid fever   21 Sept 1877
whooping cough   19 July 1878
dowsing 21 Sept 1877
entertainment    
  Banum's Big Show   30 May 1873
Barker Family   28 Sept 1877
C. W. Littlefield & troupe   7 May 1880
Centennial Troupe   12 Jan 1877
Fairbairn Family   7 May 1880
fireworks 23 Aug 1878 9 July 1880 10 July 1885
Florence L. Story & Co.   28 May 1880
Heywood Brothers   30 July 1880
Johnson's Blind Minstrels   13 Dec 1878
Prof. Bill & Co.   21 May 1880
Prof. Melzard's Variety Troupe   12 Jan 1877
That Comical Brown 17 Dec 1880 24 Dec 1880
Uncle Tom's Cabin Company 30 Aug 1878 6 Sept 1878
female suffrage 16 Feb 1872
Fire Dept. Amazon Engine Co. 12 Oct 1883 10 July 1885 25 Nov 1886 13 Apr 1888
Amazon Engine Co. No. 3 29 Mar 1872 7 Mar 1873 12 Apr 1873 9 May 1873
  12 May 1876 11 May 1877 7 May 1880
Engine Co. No. 2 8 Dec 1871 13 Dec 1872 21 Feb 1873 28 Feb 1873 9 May 1873
20 June 1873 15 Apr 1876 11 May 1877 20 Dec 1878 26 Mar 1880
7 May 1880 21 May 1880 20 Aug 1880 27 Aug 1880 13 Apr 1888
engineers 9 May 1873 10 Mar 1876 11 May 1877 7 May 1880 4 May 1883
fire house 24 May 1878 5 Apr 1888
meeting   12 May 1876
Old Chebacco Engine   24 May 1878
social events 3 May 1872 23 Jan 1880
holidays Christmas 28 Dec 1877 20 Dec 1878 27 Dec 1878 2 Jan 1880 17 Dec 1880
Decoration Day 29 May 1868 3 Jun 1870 18 Apr 1873 23 May 1873 6 June 1873
  18 May 1877 1 June 1877 24 May 1878 14 May 1880
Fourth of July 8 June 1877 12 July 1878 9 July 1880 10 July 1885
Thanksgiving 8 Dec 1871 28 Nov 1874 19 Nov 1875 30 Nov 1878
  6 Dec 1878 19 Nov 1880 25 Nov 1886
horticulture, night-blooming cereus 31 Aug 1877 30 Aug 1878 13 Aug 1880
juror list 29 May 1868 3 Jun 1870 29 Sep 1871 19 Jan 1872 4 Oct 1872
5 Apr 1873 21 Nov 1873 28 Nov 1874 8 Oct 1875 12 Jan 1877
4 July 1878 18 Oct 1878 23 Apr 1880 18 Dec 1885 5 Apr 1888
livestock beef cattle   6 June 1873
bull   23 Aug 1878
chickens 31 Jan 1873 12 July 1878 27 Dec 1878 16 Jan 1880
23 Jan 1880 21 May 1880 18 Nov 1886 5 Apr 1888
cows 15 Nov 1878 7 Feb 1879
horses 22 Nov 1872 12 Apr 1873 20 June 1873 12 May 1876 17 Aug 1877
19 July 1878 6 Dec 1878 7 Mar 1879 16 Jan 1880 5 Mar 1880
17 Sept 1880 17 Dec 1880 24 Dec 1880 31 Dec 1880 13 Apr 1888
oxen 7 Feb 1873 6 June 1873 30 Aug 1878 25 Jan 1884
Mass. General Hospital 27 Dec 1878
Mass. State Prison 22 Nov 1878 30 Nov 1878
music
bands
Butman's Band   7 Feb 1879
Dunbar's Band   25 Jan 1884
Eighth Regiment Band   5 Apr 1888
Essex Band   1 Oct 1875
Essex Brass Band 10 July 1885 5 Apr 1888
Essex Cornet Band 2 Dec 1871 29 Mar 1872 20 Sep 1872 14 Feb 1873
21 Mar 1873 23 May 1873 6 June 1873 14 Nov 1873
Essex Orchestra   13 Apr 1888
Essex Quadrille Band 6 Oct 1871 26 Jan 1872 29 Mar 1872 3 May 1872 25 Oct 1872
10 Oct 1873 8 Oct 1875 19 Nov 1875 27 July 1877 17 Aug 1877
1 Feb 1878 22 Mar 1878 21 June 1878 26 July 1878 23 Aug 1878
20 Dec 1878 28 Mar 1879 13 Feb 1880 13 Aug 1880 20 Aug 1880
27 Aug 1880 5 Nov 1880 10 Dec 1880 17 Dec 1880  
Glee Club   29 Mar 1872
Hobbs' Orchestra   10 July 1885
Lufkin & Butman   13 Apr 1888
Procter's Band   3 Jun 1870
Proctor & Story's Band 6 Oct 1871 8 Dec 1871
Salem Brass Band 17 Aug 1877 23 Aug 1878 17 Sept 1886
Salem Cadet Band   10 July 1885
Salem Cadet Orchestra   23 Aug 1878
organizations  
  Base Ball Assoc.   18 Dec 1885
Chebacco Wide Awakes   7 Feb 1879
Essex Agricultural & Horticultural Society 6 Oct 1871 25 Apr 1873 20 June 1873 10 Oct 1873 24 Oct 1873
1 Oct 1875 8 Oct 1875 29 Oct 1875 3 Mar 1876 10 Mar 1876
28 Apr 1876 27 Oct 1876 31 Aug 1877 21 Sept 1877 28 Sept 1877
  9 Nov 1877 15 Mar 1878 14 June 1878 1 Nov 1878
Essex Christian Temperance Union 16 Feb 1872 27 July 1877 16 Jan 1880 23 Jan 1880
  13 Feb 1880 20 Feb 1880 28 May 1880
Essex County Agricultural Society 14 June 1878 5 Nov 1880
Essex County Good Templars' Union   10 Jan 1873
Essex Horticultural and Agricultural Society   25 Oct 1872
Essex Institute 17 Oct 1873 21 June 1878 28 June 1878
Essex Yacht Club         23 Aug 1878
Farmer's Institute         17 Dec 1880
Free Masons       19 July 1878 21 May 1880
Grand Army of the Republic     29 May 1868 14 Mar 1884 18 Dec 1885
Horticultural Society         29 Mar 1872
Irish Athletic Club         4 June 1880
J. B.'s         3 Dec 1880
Knights of Mystic Shield         1 Oct 1875
Knights of St. Patrick         17 Aug 1877
Ladies Benevolent Society       2 Jan 1880 13 Feb 1880
Ladies Sewing Circle         5 Mar 1880
Life Boat Lodge of Good Templars   3 Jun 1870 6 Oct 1871 10 May 1872 30 Aug 1872
20 Sep 1872 10 Jan 1873 7 Feb 1873 14 Feb 1873 21 Mar 1873
9 May 1873 17 Oct 1873 7 Nov 1873 14 Nov 1873 21 Nov 1873
2 Jan 1874 16 Jan 1874 23 Jan 1874 30 Jan 1874 19 Nov 1875
  12 May 1876 18 May 1877 4 Jan 1878 29 Mar 1878
Mass. Club Bicyclers   4 Nov 1881
Montgomery Guards of Salem   17 Aug 1877
Murray Literary Society 19 Nov 1875 3 Mar 1876 10 Mar 1876 12 May 1876
N. Y. J. Club   4 May 1883
New England Woman Suffrage Assoc.   18 Nov 1887
Philostratus Club   10 July 1885
Reform Club 31 Mar 1876 15 Apr 1876 12 Jan 1877
Sons of Veterans   25 Jan 1884
Young Ladies' Assn.   25 June 1880
periodicals New York Planet   23 July 1880
Polk County Press   27 Dec 1878
The New Star 18 Oct 1878 22 Nov 1878
Worcester (MA) Daily Star   16 Jan 1880
pests 2 July 1880
places Allen's Shore   21 Sept 1877
Aunt Deborah's Point   20 Dec 1878
Billy's Point   31 Aug 1877
Bishop's grave   17 Dec 1880
Blackman's Ridge   20 Dec 1878
Bragg's Island   26 July 1878
Brown's woodland   5 Sept 1873
Butman's Bank   10 Sept 1880
Cat Alley 8 June 1877 31 Aug 1877
causeway   15 Nov 1878
Centennial Grounds   24 May 1878
Centennial Grove   8 June 1877 27 July 1877 17 Aug 1877 25 Jan 1878
21 June 1878 28 June 1878 12 July 1878 19 July 1878 26 July 1878
23 Aug 1878 30 Aug 1878 4 June 1880 2 July 1880 9 July 1880
23 July 1880 30 July 1880 13 Aug 1880 20 Aug 1880 27 Aug 1880
19 Nov 1880 21 July 1882 10 July 1885 17 Sept 1886 13 July 1888
Central   12 July 1878
Central wharf   28 June 1878
Chebacco Lake 28 Mar 1879 16 Jan 1880 25 Jan 1884 13 July 1888
Chebacco Pond   26 May 1871 19 Jan 1872 15 Nov 1872 21 Mar 1873
28 Nov 1874 29 Oct 1875 19 Nov 1875 3 Dec 1875 12 Apr 1877
18 May 1877 17 Aug 1877 21 Sept 1877 4 Jan 1878 29 Mar 1878
12 July 1878 15 Nov 1878 6 Dec 1878 13 Dec 1878 20 Dec 1878
17 Jan 1879 28 Mar 1879 13 Feb 1880 23 Apr 1880 28 May 1880
20 Aug 1880 3 Dec 1880 17 Dec 1880 24 Dec 1880 25 Nov 1886
        13 July 1888
Chebacco wood lots   17 Dec 1880
Clay Point 3 May 1872 22 Nov 1872 12 Apr 1873 28 Nov 1874 12 May 1876
Cogswell's Hill 27 Oct 1876 16 July 1880
Conomo Point 10 July 1885 18 Nov 1887 13 July 1888
Corporation wharf 8 Oct 1875 1 Nov 1878
Cross' Island 27 July 1877 31 Aug 1877 23 Aug 1878 30 Aug 1878
2 July 1880 13 Aug 1880 31 Dec 1880 10 July 1885
Dean's Island   20 Feb 1880
Dean's River   25 June 1880
Emerson wood lot 20 June 1873 7 May 1880
Essex River 27 Dec 1872 31 Oct 1873 29 Oct 1875 19 Nov 1875 14 June 1878
1 Nov 1878 15 Nov 1878 28 May 1880 25 June 1880 2 July 1880
        13 Apr 1888
Falls 10 Oct 1873 30 Jan 1874 10 Mar 1876 31 Mar 1876 8 June 1877
29 June 1877 9 Nov 1877 4 Jan 1878 15 Mar 1878 29 Mar 1878
19 Apr 1878 21 June 1878 23 Aug 1878 30 Nov 1878 23 Jan 1880
    9 July 1880 30 July 1880 25 Nov 1886
Falls Landing   17 May 1878
Farnum's Hill   30 May 1873
Foster's Hill 20 Sept 1878 9 July 1880
Fox's Point   20 Aug 1880
Great Bridge 16 Jan 1880 27 Aug 1880
Gregory's Island   20 Dec 1878
Haskell's Grove   20 June 1873
Hog Island 1 Nov 1878 20 Feb 1880 28 May 1880
25 June 1880 10 Sept 1880 13 July 1888
Joshua corner   22 Nov 1878
Laketown   22 Nov 1878
Lakeville   5 Mar 1880
Logging Cove   28 May 1880
Long Causeway 23 May 1873 6 June 1873 10 Mar 1876
25 Oct 1878 28 Feb 1879 18 Dec 1885
Long Hill   16 Feb 1872
Low's Island 3 Dec 1875 2 July 1880 19 Nov 1880
Low's wharf   31 Aug 1877
Lucy's Neck   20 June 1873
Martin's Rock   30 July 1880
McKenzie's wharf   9 Nov 1877
Mill Corporation wharf   8 June 1877
Mill creek bridge   27 Aug 1880
Mill Pond 20 Aug 1880 17 Sept 1880
Mill River   7 Feb 1879
North End 12 May 1876 13 Aug 1880 19 Nov 1880 10 July 1885
Old Causeway 25 June 1880 2 July 1880
Perkins Pond   3 Dec 1880
Pilgrim Hill 10 Mar 1876 17 Jan 1879
Plum Cove Ledge   23 Aug 1878
Poor House Point   10 July 1885
Robbin's Island   28 June 1878
Robert's Shore   20 Dec 1878
Rock Summit   16 Jan 1880
Rocky Hill 9 May 1873 10 Mar 1876 4 Jan 1878
7 Feb 1879 23 Apr 1880 2 July 1880
Story's Hill   26 July 1878
Tan Hill   23 May 1873
Thompson's Island 29 Mar 1878 23 Apr 1880
Tom's Hole   31 Aug 1877
Town Farm [Poor Farm] 31 Jan 1873 20 Sept 1878 13 Feb 1880
Tubby town   28 May 1880
Walnut Grove   19 Jan 1872
Wheeler's Bank   17 Aug 1877
Wilderness Hill   28 Apr 1876
politics     30 Aug 1878
apathy   27 Oct 1876
Democrats   5 Sept 1873 31 Oct 1873 20 Sept 1878
1 Nov 1878 27 Aug 1880 4 Nov 1881 17 Sept 1886
elections 7 Nov 1873 9 Nov 1877 8 Nov 1878
28 Feb 1879 23 Jan 1880 5 Nov 1880
Greenback Party   18 Oct 1878 8 Nov 1878 17 Jan 1879
14 May 1880 20 Aug 1880 5 Nov 1880 4 Nov 1881
Republicans 29 Sep 1871 24 Oct 1873 31 Oct 1873 28 Apr 1876 21 Sept 1877
20 Sept 1878 25 Oct 1878 1 Nov 1878 17 Sept 1880 4 Nov 1881
The People's Party 12 Oct 1883 24 Oct 1884
Post Office 22 Mar 1878 30 Aug 1878 18 Nov 1886
prohibition 31 Oct 1873 14 Mar 1884
property Bowers estate 9 Nov 1877 19 Apr 1878
Burnham   7 Mar 1873
Cogswell   7 Mar 1873
construction 10 Oct 1873 24 Oct 1873 27 Oct 1876 11 May 1877 8 June 1877
29 June 1877 21 Sept 1877 28 Sept 1877 29 Mar 1878 19 Apr 1878
17 May 1878 23 Aug 1878 30 Aug 1878 25 Oct 1878 15 Nov 1878
22 Nov 1878 16 Jan 1880 2 July 1880 9 July 1880 16 July 1880
    30 July 1880 19 Nov 1880 10 Dec 1880
Dexter estate   15 Apr 1876
Edwards house   8 June 1877
Emerson lot   23 Aug 1878
illegal   28 May 1880
relocation   4 May 1883
sales 22 Dec 1871 19 Jan 1872 15 Mar 1872 18 Oct 1872 25 Oct 1872
22 Nov 1872 31 Jan 1873 7 Feb 1873 25 Apr 1873 9 May 1873
14 Nov 1873 21 Nov 1873 16 Jan 1874 29 Oct 1875 19 Nov 1875
15 Apr 1876 28 Apr 1876 12 May 1876 11 May 1877 8 June 1877
9 Nov 1877 19 Apr 1878 18 Oct 1878 7 Feb 1879 7 Mar 1879
14 Mar 1879 28 Mar 1879 14 May 1880 21 May 1880 28 May 1880
2 July 1880 10 Dec 1880 17 Dec 1880 14 Mar 1884 18 Dec 1885
    17 Sept 1886 25 Nov 1886 18 Nov 1887
Story farm   28 May 1880
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