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Call# F73.4 .D39 2014
Summary "Robert Love's Warnings : Searching for Strangers in Colonial Boston." The book explores the job of Robert Love who had to give warnings (mean they could not claim legal settlement or poor relief) to those who dd not call Boston home. Provides insights and maybe useful to genealogists. Like to look at the book contact the archivist for an appointment.

Table of Contents:

Prologue. A Walking Day
Chapter 1. Mr. Love's Mission
Chapter 2. The Warner
Chapter 3. Origins
Chapter 4. Walking and Warning
Chapter 5. The Warned and Why The Came
Interlude. A Sojourner's Arrival
Chapter 6. Lodgings
Chapter 7. Sojourners of the Respectable Sort
Chapter 8. Travelers in Distress
Chapter 9. Warning in the Midst of Imperial Crises
Appendix A
Appendix B
List of Abbreviations
Object Name Book
Author Cornelia H. Dayton
Subjects Love, Robert, 1696 or 1697-1774.
Warning out (Law)
Strangers--Massachusetts--Boston--History--18th century.
Migration, Internal--Massachusetts--Boston--History--18th century.
Boston (Mass.)--History--Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775.
Boston (Mass.)--Social conditions--18th century.
Title Robert Love's Warnings
Published Date 2014
Physical Description xi, 260 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Catalog Number 2015.3.1
Other number 31253006183949