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The History of Windham
By Leonard A. Morrison (1883)


I've wanted to put this book up for some time and have in fact purchased 2 copies of the book but the text is such that it's almost impossible to ocr this in and it's too large for me to type it in.  I've thus decided to put this page up and have scanned in the Introduction but then have made a link available so you can download a .pdf file of the book which I got from the Internet Archive.  Below you can see the names of the family histories that are contained in the book.

Contents

Introduction
Prefatory
Chapter 1 - In the Beginning
Chapter 2 - Lands laid out in Windham
Chapter 3 - First Settlements
Chapter 4 - Windham Incorporated
Chapter 5 - War - Political History
Chapter 6 - Revolutionary War
Chapter 7 - Revolutionary War (Continued)
Chapter 8 - From the close of the Revolution to the close of 1812-1845 War
Chapter 9 - Republican Government established
Chapter 10 - Names and History of Early Settlers
Chapter 11 - Ecclesiastical History
Chapter 12 - Schools and Education
Chapter 13 - Highways
Chapter 14 - Inns, Intemperance, Pauperism
Chapter 15 - Calamities
Chapter 16 - Cemeteries and Burials
Chapter 17 - Manufactories
Chapter 18 - Windham Literature, Professional History
Chapter 19 - Town Officers from 1719 to 1883
Chapter 20 - Votes for President
Chapter 21 - Censuses
Chapter 22 - Executive Appointments from 1764 to 1883
Chapter 23 - Cellars
Chapter 24 - Different Organizations
Chapter 25 - Slavery
Chapter 26 - Important Events from 1719 to 1821
Chapter 27 - Important Events from 1821 to 1883
Chapter 28 - War of the Rebellion
Chapter 29 - History of Libraries from 1800 to 1883
Chapter 30 - Characteristics of the First Settlers

History of Families

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