‘Brook Farm’ Sold

The ‘Brook Farm’,  situated in West  Roxbury, consisting of a mansion house and three other dwellings, a large barn, factory building and green-house, and 202 acres of land was sold at auction on Friday afternoon. It was knocked down to J. L. Plummer, Esq. for $19,450. The real purchaser is supposed to be the city of Roxbury. It is said that the city intends to devote the farm to an almshouse. (Liberator, April 27, 1849, pg 3)

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