Some Ass of a French G.P.

[T]he Catholic religion differs from most other religions, differs even from most other denominations of Christianity, in that it was not merely cradled in an atmosphere of the miraculous, but lives and breathes in an atmosphere of the miraculous. Miracles are not always equally abundant, but the faith is always there; when the deacon Peter asks St […]

A Great Admirable Blackness & Syderation

We whose names are here underwritten: having been called to give our counsels to Mr. Orlando Gibbons; in the time of his late and sudden sickness, which we found in the beginning lethargical, or a profound sleep; out of which, we could never recover him, neither by inward nor outward medicines, & then instantly he […]

To Be Placed on Irritable Wounds

BEEF AND HOG BLADDERS FOR THE HOSPITALS. – Those of our citizens who may have in their possession beef or hog bladder, are requested to send them to the various hospitals in the city.  They are used to contain ice to be placed upon irritable wounds.  The attention of the butchers is especially directed to […]