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A LIST OF THE DECORATIONS IN THE TOWN, AND
AT THE DINNER-TABLE.
REVISED BY THE PILGRIM SOCIETY.
CROSBY, NICHOLS, AND COMPANY,
1859. Dec. 20. bisto Hercules Warren Fery, Z Westboro, Abassy 1862.
Entered according to Act of Congress, in the year 1853, by
in the Clerk's Office of the District Court of the District of Massachusetts.
METCALF AND COMPANY, PRINTERS TO THE UNIVERSITY.
Ir having been suggested, that a Celebration of the Anniversary of the Embarkation of the Pilgrims from Delft Haven in 1620, would be a highly appropriate and fitting tribute to the memory of the Fathers of New England, and also a proper season for taking measures to erect a monument in the town, on or near "Forefathers' Rock," the Pilgrim Society, at a meeting held in May, authorized the Trustees of the Society to make the necessary preparations for such celebration, to take place August 1, 1853, that day corresponding, in New Style, to July 22, Old Style, the day on which the Pilgrims embarked from Delft Haven.
At a meeting of the Trustees held June 16, 1853, the following persons were chosen to act as the Committee of Arrangements: Richard Warren, Timothy Gordon, Andrew L. Russell, Eleazer C. Sherman, Trustees in Plymouth; Nathaniel B. Shurtleff, James T. Hayward, Trustees in Boston; Charles H. Warren, and William S. Russell, members of the Society.
The Committee appointed the following Marshals:
WILLIAM T. DAVIS, Chief Marshal.
JOHN D. CHURCHILL, and SAMUEL H. DOTEN, Aids.
William Atwood, 2d, William Bishop, Charles O. Churchill, Winslow Drew, John H. Harlow, Barnabas Hedge, George H. Jackson,