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Sample Primary Source for Unknown Hands: Everyday Life of Bostonians in 1800

Otis House Museum, Boston, Mass.

This illustration of an oyster vendor reflects the type of tradespeople who lived in Boston's Beacon Hill neighborhood around the year 1800.

Sample Primary Source for Unknown Hands: Everyday Life of Bostonians in 1800