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Title: Old Boston taverns and tavern groups
12 Months: 1917 (1910s)
Writers: Drake, Samuel Adams, 1833-1905 Watkins, Walter Kendall, 1855-1934
Subjects: Taverns (Inns) — Massachusetts Boston Clubs — Massachusetts Boston Boston (Size.) — Social life and traditions
Publisher: Boston, W. A. Butterfield
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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ase, and inside isstill to be noticed the cylindrical bit of iron which,when heated, kept the delectable fluid articles of theurn hot until imbibed because of the frequenters regarding the tavern.The Green Dragon Tavern site, today occupied by abusiness framework, is OAvned because of the St. Andrews Lodgeof totally free Masons of Boston, as well as a recently available gathering ofthe Lodge on St. Andrews Day the urn was exhibitedto the assembled brethren. Whenever contents associated with tavern were sold, the urnwas purchased by Mrs. Elizabeth Harrington, which thenkept a famous boarding residence on Pearl Street, in abuilding possessed by the Q.uincy family. In 1847 thehouse had been razed and changed by the Quincy Block,and Mrs. Harrington eliminated to High Street andfrom truth be told there to Chauncey destination. A few of the prominentmen of Boston boarded with her for quite some time. Ather demise the urn was handed to her daughter, Mrs.John R. Bradford, and it has today already been presented tothe Society by Miss Phebe C. Bradford of Boston,granddaughter of Mrs. Elizabeth Harrington. 88
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