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Six Loyalist Houses

A Loyalist House was likely to be seized and sold when the American Revolution broke out. Many colonies passed laws that let them confiscate the property of known Loyalists, criminalizing dissent against the war and raising revenue for the war ...

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The China Trader Who Built the Lyman Estate

The Lyman Estate in Waltham, Mass., commemorates one of the greatest China traders of his age, Theodore Lyman. Few other memorials, written or in stone, remain of the Mainer who amassed a huge fortune and sired generations of prominent soldiers, ...

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