April 1975Summer 1975

IN THIS ISSUE:

  • Nantucket Historical Association Officers and Staff (p. 3)
  • Editorial – “The Bicentennial and Nantucket” (p. 5)
  • Report of the Administrator (p. 6)
  • The Fatal Indian Sickness on Nantucket by Edouard A. Stackpole (p. 8)
  • When P. T. Barnum Tried to Buy the Sperm Whale Jaw (p. 15)
  • An Appeal for Abolition of Slavery on Nantucket by the late Clarence King (Continued from January) (p. 19)
  • The Nantucket Macys by Edouard A. Stackpole (Continued from January) (p. 26)
  • University Nantucket History Course (p. 34)
  • Legacies and Bequests (p. 36)

The Nantucket Historical Association preserves and interprets the history of Nantucket through its programs, collections, and properties, in order to promote the island’s significance and foster an appreciation of it among all audiences.

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