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November 8, 2012

This Day in History

On this day in 1793, the inhabitants of Newburyport voted that the hospital then being built in the Common Pasture should be furnished with chairs, tables, bedsteads and bedding and made ready for immediate use. Dr. Charles Coffin Jr. was employed to take charge of the hospital.

— Information provided by the Historical Society of Old Newbury

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