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May 10, 2013

This day in history

On this day in 1848, Richard S. Spofford, John Atkinson and A.W. Wildes, their associates and successors, were incorporated by the name of the Newburyport Health Insurance Company, for the purpose of insuring doctors, lawyers, tradesmen and mechanics against loss of time or wages by accident or illness.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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