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Timothy Dwight

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"The field was then divided into parallelograms, handsomely railed, and separated by alleys of sufficient breadth to permit carriages to pass each other. The whole field . . . was distributed into family burying places. . . . Each family burying-ground is thirty-two feet in length, and eighteen in breadth: and against each an opening is made to admit a funeral procession. At the divisions between the lots trees are set out in the alleys: and the name of each proprietor is marked on the railing."


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  1. Dwight, Timothy. Travels in New England and New York. 4 vols. New Haven, Conn.: T. Dwight, 1821. Travels in New England and New York. 4 vols. New Haven, Conn.: T. Dwight. [1]

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