Ephemera Collection, New England, 1676-1930: An extensive collection of manuscript and printed material including personal and legal documents, correspondence, journals, notes, prescriptions, estate inventories, advertising material, and many other miscellaneous paper in the form of bound volumes and loose sheets; including more than a dozen bound books, some printed, others filled with manuscript notations, all housed in a plastic bin, which contains a clamshell box and a document sleeve. Notable are a Scituate, Massachusetts, land deed from 1676, signed by Charles Stockbridge (1634-1684); an eighteenth century parchment-bound folio format journal; and a set of journals from c. 1766 into the 18th century by William Northey (1735-1804), silver and pewtersmith of Salem, Massachusetts.
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