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Daily Archives: January 19, 1750
1750 January 19 (Friday). Rugged Weather. Mr. Josiah Jones of Stockbridge here. Deacon Jones, one of the first white inhabitants of Stockbridge, was also called Captain Jones. Electa F. Jones, Stockbridge, Past and Present (Springfield, 1854), pp. 148-150.