Neat cover (no contents). Note embossing on back flap. Condition very good. Benjamin Marshall married in Bridgewater, December 29, 1768, Mary Hayward, daughter of Thomas and Elizabeth (Gannet) Hayward, and a descendant of Thomas Hayward, who came from England and settled in Duxbury before 1638 and became an original proprietor of Bridgewater. Hayward Marshall, son of Benjamin and Mary (Hayward) Marshall, was born April 6, 1771. Hayward Marshall was a prosperous farmer in that part of the Bridgewater known as Marshall's Corner, where he also conducted a tavern for a number of years.