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Volume 14, Number 4, Fall 2013

Domestic Perspectives: American Recipes, Irish Servants & Family History

Up Front

View from the Family Tree

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In This Issue

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Connecting Families. Advancing History

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Ask Our Genealogists

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News

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Genealogist Profile

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Programs & Tours

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The New NEHGS Conservation Lab

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Collection Spotlight

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Features

Celebrating Centuries of Food and Family: Stories and Records Behind the Recipes
Judith Lucey

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Researching Irish Domestic Servants
Marie Daly

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“Your Ever Grateful, ‘Birdie’”: Letters from Irish Domestic Servant
Ann Mulheran, 1859–1864
Lynn Betlock

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“She Will Not Be Left to Make Her Way Alone in the World”: The Boston Female Asylum, 1800–1866
Ann S. Lainhart

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Where Did Accused “Witch” Bridget Bishop Live?
Marilynne K. Roach

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Discovering the Life of Thomas H. Jones, a Slave for Forty-Three Years
Beverly Hector-Smith

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Newly Discovered American Cousins of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and Prince George Alexander Louis
Gary Boyd Roberts

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Columns

Genetics and Genealogy
Briggs Families of New England: A DNA Study
Walter LeVern Sadler

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Focus on New York
Developing Accepted Alternatives for First Names in Colonial New York
Henry B. Hoff

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Obituary

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Family Focus
Genealogies in Progress, Genealogies Recently Published, Other Books & CDs Recently Published, Family Associations, DNA Studies in Progress

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From Our Collections

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