A pension file is like a box of chocolates.  You never know what you’re going to find inside.  The Revolutionary War pension file for Lucy Tilden, widow of William Tilden of Stoughton, Massachusetts (R. 10604) is a good example. Tucked in between the typical paperwork, of sworn depositions and memoranda, is a slip of paper.  [...]

I don’t know about you, but I’m stuffed!  Too much ham, too much pie, too much of everything.  So, as I enter 2019 I will have the usual resolutions related to diet and exercise.   Perhaps the same is true for you as well.  I wish I could help with that, but that’s not my area [...]

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